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Summer Camps for School-Age Kids

Are you looking for a summer camp for a school-aged child in Charlotte, NC? You have lots and lots of options! Every camp on this is in Charlotte and offers camps to school-age kids!

Summer camps for school-age kids in Charlotte, NC


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Charlotte, NC School-Age Summer Camps

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!

School of Rock Charlotte

704.525.5857 | 4724 Sharon Road, Suite J, Charlotte, NC

Offers music camps and workshops for any skill level who want to learn to play guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, and vocals.

VisArt Video

704.343.3031 | 3104 Eastway Drive, Charlotte, NC

Offers kids summer camps for rising first grade and up that explore filmmaking, cartooning, writing, and more themes.

 

Aerial & Circus Summer Camp

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

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.

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.

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

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 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!

The Speech Garden Institute

The Speech Garden Institute offers summer camp programs for kids ages 2 through 2nd grade. Kids will work on communication and social skills while enjoying music, science, literacy, movement, and more!

Leg Up Equestrian

| 6201 Johannes Road, Fort Mill, SC

Equestrian riding center that specializes in English riding lessons, camps, and clinics.

Summer camp at Leg Up Equestrian is Monday – Friday from 8 am – 2 pm.
Camps are available for beginner, intermediate, and advanced.
June, July, and early August camps are 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.

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.

 

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.

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.

Acting Out Studio

We offer weekly themed camps June through August at various locations – everything from Hamilton Camp to Barbie Camp and everything in between. Don’t wait to register!

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.

Play-Well TEKnologies Lego Camps

678.444.9445 | Multiple NC Locations, Indian Trail, NC

Offers project-based STEAM camps for ages 5 – 14 years old in exploration of LEGOS.
The camp focuses on math, engineering, science, and real-world problem-solving.

Summer camps are available in central NC and the Charlotte metro area.

The summer camps at Jami Masters School of Dance are offered to a wide range of ages beginning at age 2 all the way up to teens. They offer preschool themed summer camps, and technique camps for older dancers.

Queen City Dance offers several summer options for kids. There are week long half-day camps offered in the mornings for kids ages 4 to 7 and 7 and up, as well as evening camps for kids 7 and up. Additionally, they have competitive intensives for kids 6 1/2 and up.

AR Workshop

Youth Summer Art Camp: Morning, Afternoon, and 1 Day camps happening throughout the summer with a huge variety of crafts and projects to select from. Ages 7-14

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.

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.

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.

Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens

Come explore nature with us! Various camps offered for various ages June through August. Check out our website for mor details.

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.

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.

Miller Street Dance Academy

| 967 Market Street | 11115 Golf Links Drive , Fort Mill, SC | Charlotte, NC

Miller Street Dance Academy offers summer camps for ages 3 and up.
Camp are half day.
Camps involve tumbling, dance, games, song, and more.

Multiple camps are available.

The studio has two locations, one in Charlotte, NC one in Fort Mill, SC

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.

 

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.

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.

Leg Up Equestrian

Leg Up Equestrian teaches English Riding.

Summer Camp: Leg Up Equestrian Summer Camps are week-long camps with riding lessons, horse care, trail rides, games and more. Ages 8 to 14.

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.

Queen City Sports Summer Camp

Life Church offers a FREE sports camps for kids ages 6 to 14. 2024 Camp dates July 8 -11, 2024 from 8:30 to noon, and registration is open now.
Kids will enjoy basketball, football, kickball, soccer, field day and more!

Week-long summer camps with themes like “Food Art & Storytelling,” “Super Mario Art & PE” and “Inventors Camp.” Camps are divided by age and welcome kids ages 2-12. Day options and week options, 8:30 am to 1 pm.

Cedarhill Farm

704.843.5944 | 2620 Waxhaw-Marvin Road, Waxhaw, NC

Cedarhill Farm is an equestrian center in Waxhaw NC.

They offer an Intermediate, Showmanship, and Horsemasters summer camp.
Camps are from 9 am – 3 pm, Monday- Friday

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

Rock University

Come along with us on a musical adventure this summer! We offer everything from beginners camp to music video camp with lots of in between options.

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.

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.

 

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.

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.

 

Charlotte Ballet Academy

704.372.0101 | 701 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC

Offers summer camps that focus on ballet, including a summer intensive, junior intensive, and summer camps for ages 3 -6 years old.
Three week long summer camps are available for ages 3-6 years old.

Central Fine Arts Academy

Here’s what’s coming your way this year at camp: Sculpture and Art, Yoga, Origami, Drumming and Chimes, Choir, and Ukulele.

When: June 17 – 21, 2024
Time: 9 am – 4 pm
Age: 5 – 12
Where: 9401 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28273

Sign-up and register online!

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 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.

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.

Summer Cool Camp

Cool Camp is for everyone ages 5-12 and offers daily skating lessons along with off ice activities! Check out the website for more information!

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.

Velocity Sports Performance

Velocity Sports Performance offers week-long summer camps in speed & conditioning.
2024 Dates TBA

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.

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

My Farm Camps Experience

704.698.8592 | 12381 Downs Road, Pineville, NC

My Farm Camps Experience offers summer camps that involve farm life living, horseback riding, creek stomping and meeting farm animals.
Camp is for ages 5 – 14, with Counselor in Training programs for rising 9th graders.
Camp is from 8:30 am – 2:30 pm

Camps are 4 days per week, with Vet Camp instead on Friday and Saturday.

Birthday Parties are also available on the farm!

Join us for a fun, musical summer! No experience needed. Learn from pros, play real instruments, and play with friends!

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.

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.