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Full Day Summer Camps: Charlotte, NC

Are you looking for full-day summer camps in Charlotte, NC? Summer camps are a great way to cover child-care needs over the summer when school is out while also giving kids a fun summer experience. Some camps also offer late stay options or camp day extensions to help our working parents. Check out these summer camps in Charlotte, NC that offer full-day summer camp fun.

Full day summer camps in Charlotte, NC


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Charlotte, NC Full-Day Summer Camps

Ilim World Summer Camp

Week-long summer camps throughout the month of June for kids ages 2 through 12. Broken down by age group, campers will experience language, culture, art, and outdoor activities.

Flour Power Cooking Studios

704.759.4337 | 810 Brayden Pkwy Ste 07/108, Fort Mill, SC

Flour Power offers cooking classes, homeschool classes, parties, kids night out, summer camps/camps, and more!

Birthday parties at Flour Power are 1.5 hours long and involve and cooking lesson.

Summer camps at Flour Power are themed, 5-day camps involving cooking for ages 5 – 12 years old. Camps are full day.

Charlotte Cirque & Dance Center

Summer Camp: Camps for kids in rising Kindergarten through 12th grades. Camps are recreational and no experience is necessary. Campers will learn dance, acrobatics, and aerial skills.

YMCA of Greater Charlotte

704.716.6200 | 400 E Morehead Street , Charlotte, NC

YMCA of Greater Charlotte and the Ballantyne Arts Center offers classes in dance, theatre, visual arts, sports, and summer day camp.

Summer day camp is offered in a variety of themes, including sports camps in Basketball or All Sports, Aquanaut, cheer camp, cooking camp, baseball/tball, basketball, bowling, dance camp, Art Experience Camp, and a variety of additional camps for every kid.

iCode Stem & Coding Camps

980.372.3397 | 8709 Arbor Creek Dr Suite #3, Charlotte, NC

Offers STEM and coding camps for kids ages 6 and up.
Summer camps focus on coding and other STEM activities, including drone coding, video game editing, and more.

Camp Pineville - Pineville Parks and Recreation

704.889.2400

The Town of Pineville offers Camp Pineville for rising 1st graders – 12 years old with activities like sports, arts and crafts, games, and field trips
2024 Summer camp runs from June 17 – August 9.
Camp runs from 7:30 am – 2:30 pm, with late stay available for an additional fee.

Davidson College Summer Tech Camps

1.888.709.8324 | 102 N Main Street, Davidson, NC

iD Tech, in connection with Davidson College, will offer overnight and day camps from June 17 – July 26, 2024

Camps are 1 week long and include coding, Roblox camp, Java coding camp, Battlebots, and many more.
Ages 7 -17 are welcome.

Children's Theatre of Charlotte

704.973.2828 | 300 E 7th Street, Charlotte, NC

Offers professional theatre, workshops, and classes for children. The theatre has upcoming theatre productions for all ages, exploring various themes.
The theatre is located at ImaginON.

Summer camps at CT Charlotte are available for ages 3 and older and explore theatre themes like dance, creative play, acting, production, and more.
Full-day camps are available for ages K and up, and Half day camps for ages 3-5 years old.
Class and camp scholarships are available.

Charlotte Gymnastics Academy

704.714.3547 | 710 Peninsula Lane Ste A, Charlotte, NC

Charlotte Gymnastics Academy offers full day and half day summer camps for kids ages 6.5 – 14 years old.

 

Levine Jewish Community Center Sports Camp

Levine Jewish Community Center offers both summer specialty sports camps with activities like flag football, basketball and soccer, as well as tennis camps. Ages vary by camp but range from school age to teens.

PGA Camps Huntersville

| 15801 Northstone Drive, Huntersville, NC

The PGA Camps Huntersville location is held annually at NorthStone Country Club.
Summer camps include half-day or full-day options are available in June and July.
Student-to-teacher ratios are low.

Charlotte Chess Center

Summer Camp: Charlotte Chess Center offers camps for beginner through advanced players. Camps are a week long and offered throughout the summer, both full-day and half-day.

Créatif

| 2879 SC-160 #110, Fort Mill, SC

Offers walk-in and DIY art programs, art birthday parties, workshops, art classes, and summer camps.

Summer camps are half-day or full-day, with STEAM based themes.
Ages 5 – 12 are welcome
June and July Camps available
Fort Mill Summer Camp

Challenge Island

980.221.9860 | Multiple Locations, Charlotte, NC

Challenge Island offers STEM-based camps for kids ages 5-12.
Camps offer various themes and challenges and are highly interactive.
Full and half-day camps are available

Discovery Place Science

704.286.8302 | 301 N Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC

Science museum with specialized science themed events, lab workshops for kids, live shows, and featured IMAX showings of nature themed shows and movies.

Science Camps at Discovery Place Science are available for rising Kindergarten through 6th grade, with June and July options available.
Camps are full-day with extended care available.

Birthday party packages are available, including party themes like ” Our Ocean Friends”, ” Science of Super Villians”, and “Shocking Science” for ages 3 – 12. Animal meet and greet add-ons are available.

The IMAX theatre at Discovery Place Science offers multiple showings per day, with several options to choose from.

Inner Peaks Climbing

| 2 locations near, Charlotte, NC

Inner Peaks Climbing offers two climbing gym locations near Charlotte in Matthews, NC and South End. New through advanced climbers, including kids are welcome. You’ll find youth programs and adult programs, after-school sessions, school break camps, summer camps, birthday parties, and more!

Summer Camp: 3 options based on age and experience level!

Sports Connection

704.583.1444 | Ballantyne | Granite Street | Northlake, Charlotte, NC

Your kids can enjoy indoor sports camps at Sports Connection. Camps are offered at 3 Charlotte locations, including Ballatyne, North Lake, and Granite Street.
Weekly half-day and full-day options are available for children ages 6 – 13 years old.
Check out a full selection of Sports Connection summer camps.

Camp Invention

| Multiple Camps, Charlotte, NC

A nationally recognized STEM summer camp for ages K-6 years old.
There are over a dozen camps in Charlotte to choose from, with various week-long camps from June through July

Wildcat Summer Camp at Trinity Episcopal School

Wildcat Summer Camp offers a wide variety of themed summer camps for kids in K through 8th grade. Camps are offered both half-day and full-day throughout the summer. Campers do not have to be students at the school.

NASCAR Hall of Fame

704.654.4400 | 400 East Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Charlotte, NC

The NASCAR Hall of Fame is a museum for all things NASCAR. They have special events, guided tours, interactive exhibits, and much more.

The museum offers summer camps, Spring Break camps, and camps throughout the year where children learn about NASCAR, engineering, hands-on experiments, and more.
Summer camps are for grades K – 9th grade, with week long camps in June and July.

Davidson Community Players

704.892.7953 | 210 Delburg Street, Davidson, NC

The Davidson Community Players offers theatre for adults and kids.
Adult shows are typically for ages 12 and older on the Main Stage.
Children’s shows are held with the Connie Company and are generally for all ages.

The theatre also hosts children’s classes and workshops

Summer Camps at Davidson Community Players are week-long and themed with themes of acting, crafts, theatre games, and more!
Most summer camps are half day, but some full day options are available for older children/teens.

 

Blooming Einsteins

803.746.7346 | 2752 Pleasant Road, Suite 101, Fort Mill, SC

Summer camp for rising Kindergarten through 6th graders.
Campers will enjoy STEM activities, field trips, water days, art, sports, and socialization.

Camps are full day, with aftercare available.

Huntersville Parks and Recreation Summer Camp

704.766.2220

Huntersville Parks and Rec offers summer camp for ages 3 and older. Themes include music recording arts (ages 12-17), volleyball camp, soccer camp, athletics camp, Mini Adventure Camp, Jr. Adventure Camp, and Adventure Camp.

 

Humane Society of Charlotte

| 1348 Parker Drive, Charlotte, NC

Offers summer camps for ages rising 1st grade-19 years old.
Camps involve learning about the Animal Resource Center, cat and dog animal care, crafts, and hands-on experience with animals.
The summer camp scholarship application is available now.

Camp Thunderbird (YMCA of Greater Charlotte)

704.716.4100 | 1 Thunderbird Lane, Lake Wylie, NC

Part of the YMCA of Greater Charlotte, Camp Thunderbird is an overnight and day camp held at Lake Wylie. They also have an equestrian program available throughout the school year. Camp is for ages 7 and older.

Camp Thunderbird Overnight Camp Information
Camp Thunderbird Day Camp Information

Schiele Museum of Natural History

704.866.6900 | 1500 East Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC

This natural history museum offers dinosaurs, minerals, critters, and a planetarium in its indoor museum. You will also find outdoor activities at the museum as well.

The museum offers free entry on the 2nd Tuesday of each month!

Summer camp at Schiele Museum offers week-long or summer-long camps for kids ages 6 to 6th grade. Camps are full day from 9 am – 4 pm.

Learn more about the Schiele Museum of Natural History in our KA review! 

Summer Camps at Providence Day

Summer at Providence offers a wide variety of both full-day and half-day camps for kids that cover a wide variety of themes. Kids can choose week-long camps like traditional summer play camps, soccer, football, technology, tennis, crafts, theater, and more. Summer at Providence is open to kids 4 through 18 years old.

Camp Corvian

Weeklong camps with a wide range of themes for kids. Camp options are broken down by age or grade and include topics and themes like traditional day camp, various sports camps including football, volleyball and soccer, various arts and crafts camps like crochet and papaermache, STEM camps, automotive repair, cooking, theatre, math, babysitter training and so much more.

 

Lumi School of Musical Theatre

980.213.7044 | Providence Square 705 International Dr. Suite F , Charlotte, NC

Enjoy summer camps for ages 3 – 12, with full day camps for ages 5-10, with Disney themes.
Ages 8-12 can take part in Musical Theatre bootcamp.

 

NOMAD Kids Camp

704.949.1555 | 14647 Eastfield Road, Huntersville, NC

Your kids will enjoy yoga, swimming (with instruction time), arts and crafts, outdoor sports, and much more with NOMAD Kids Camp.
June, July, and August camps are available. Half-day and full-day options.

Summer camp registration is now open.

There are lots of weekly summer camps to choose from at Covenant Day School. There are camps available with both full day and half day options for all ages. Topics include Art, soccer, basketball, volleyball, spots, College Admissions, sewing, theatre, band baking, science, and more.

Camp Cannon

For ages 4 – 18, Camp Cannon offers a variety of sessions from arts and academics to sports! Come join us for a summer filled with fun!

UNC Charlotte Camps on Campus

| 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC

A variety of summer camp for rising 1st grade through 8th grade. Topics that may be explored include STEM, space, theatre, and more. Niner Academy is for high school students and explores a variety of accelerated programs.

Cool School Camp (Rising 1st – 4th grade): Monday – Friday, June 10 – August 9, 2024
9 am – 4 pm with extended hours available.

49er Minors (Rising 5th – 8th grade): Monday – Friday, June 10 – August 9, 2024
9 am – 4 pm with extended hours available.

Niner Academy (High School Students) Monday – Friday, June 10 – August 9, 2024
9 am – 4 pm with extended hours available.

DARA Studio of Acting

| 342 NC-16 Business, Denver, NC

Offers a half day acting intensive for ages 8 – 17 years old, or full day simulated show camp for ages 8 – 17.
Camps explore acting techniques, what it’s like to be on a television show, improv, commercials, and lots more.

Camp JuMP

Camp JuMP is open to kids 2nd through 9th grade who are interested in theatre training and performance opportunities in a Christian environment. Campers will learn a show during their week-long camo and perform it twice at the end of the week.

Lanti Performing Arts

704.269.8420 | 323 Unionville-Indian Trail Rd. Suites D, E, F, Indian Trail, NC

Offers performance arts classes, music lessons, theatre, and camps for ages 3 – 18 years old.
Summer camps at Lanti Performing Arts explore music, musical theatre, Broadway, and so much more! Summer camps are half day or full day.

Discovery Place Kids- Huntersville

704.286.8302 | 105 Gilead Road , Huntersville, NC

Interactive children’s museum with STEAM activities, live shows, daily events, and exhibitions.
This location is part of the Discovery Place Museums.

Summer Camps at Discovery Place Kids are available at Discovery Place Kids, with June, July, and August options. Camps are half day or full day.
Two birthday party packages are available to choose from, with “It’s Science”, “Colors in Science”, and “Gross Science” themes available.

Open Door Studios

704.817.9281 | 3706 Central Avenue, Charlotte, NC

Offers summer camps for ages 3 – 9 years old.
Camps are half day or full day, and focus on dance with crafting, games, and engaging activities.

Concord Parks and Recreation

| Hartsell Recreation Center -or- Academy Recreation Center, Concord, NC

Concord Parks & Rec Summer Playground camp offers summer camp for ages 6-13, divided into groups.
2024 camps will run for 6 weeks.
Ages 6-9 at Hartsell Recreation Center
Ages 10-13 at Academy Recreation Center
June 10th- July 19th, 2024
Monday – Friday
7:30 AM – 6:00 PM

The Lotus Project

The Lotus Project Summer Intensive has theater camp options for K through 9th grade, plus a special teen summer intensive for kids 7th grade through college sophomores. Camps run 2 to three weeks depending on show with performances at the end of camp. The 2024 Summer Intensive Shows are Fining Nemo Jr. and Junie B. Jones.  The teen show is Pippin.

Arts + offers educational instruction in music, visual arts, and community outreach. They also offer birthday party packages and kids/youth/teen camps.
Summer camps at Arts + include camps in music and visual arts. Camps are week long, with camps for PreK and up.
Full day camps are available for older kids. Talent-based scholarships may be available for certain programs.

Enjoy the great outdoors while playing and learning all at the same time. Camps run weekly June – August for ages 4 – 18.

Zenith Gymnastics

704.568.1277 | 8617 Monroe Road, Charlotte, NC

Zenith Gymnastics offers both half-day and full-day summer camps for kids ages 5 and up.
Camps involve gym time, gymnastics lessons, and special activities.
Camps run from June 10th, 2024 – August 23rd, 2024.

Zenith also offers birthday party packages

 

Game Camp Nation

Kids and teens can take their video game ideas to game design reality through summer day camps and overnight camps. Game Camp Nation has several locations in the US, including Charlotte, NC.

Charlotte Martial Arts Academy

704.333.4155 | 3420 St Vardell Lane Suite E, Charlotte, NC

Summer camps involve martial arts, parkour, tumbling, sports, gymnastics, games, and more.
June, July, and August camps are available.
Ages K – 5th grade.

Summer Camp: Camp Flip Flop Full day summer camps for 1st-6th grade, half day for preschool/kindergarten. Themed weeks of camp.

Classes: Rec classes include parent/child classes, tot classes, kinder classes, and tumbling. Pre-team and team classes and training is also offered.

Afterschool: Includes one gymnastics or tumbling class per week, plus homework time, snacks and more.

 

Aerial & Circus Summer Camp

Kids ages 8 to 14 can learn a variety of circus acts including climbing, spinning, inverting, and flying.

Science of Baking Kids Camp: Kids will learn how to be successful and safe bakers in the kitchen including baking, kitchen equipment, recipes, ingredients, and more!

Teen Decorating Camp: Learn cookie and cake decorating, plus kitchen etiquette, mass bakery skills, design and more.

 

McColl Center’s Creativity Camp

Full-day art camps for kids in rising 2nd grade through 8th grade. Week-long camp options in mixed media, ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, painting, and more.

Mission Grit

| 6311 Carmel Road, C, Charlotte, NC

Join Leadership Summer Camp with Mission Grit through a non-competitive camp environment.
Camps are for ages 7 and older and are full-day camps from June 10th – August 23rd, 2024.

Mission Grit also offers private birthday party packages that involve obstacle courses and team building.

 

Christ Classical Summer Camp

Christ Classical Summer Camp: Weekly Summer Camps full day and half day on various themes happening all summer long. Kid Fest Summer Blast camps run 7:30 am to 6 pm.

Bold Music Camp

Camps for middle school and high school students who want to record and perform their own music. Perform at Evening Muse in NoDa, and record at Sioux Sioux Studio.

Small Hands Big Art

704.246.8271 | 7415 Waverly Walk Ave., #F2A, Charlotte, NC

Offers full day and half day art camps for children ages 4-14
Kids will learn about mixed media arts and pottery, depending on the camp chosen.

Full day camp is 9 am – 4 pm. June, July, and August camps available.

Central Piedmont Community College Summer Camps

Central Piedmont Community College offers a wide variety of summer camps for kids from elementary through high school. You’ll find camps that explore careers, art camps, app development, coding, and lots more! Half-day and full-day options, grades 4 through 12.