Summer Camps in Georgia: 53+ Best Spots for Summer Fun (2024)

It’s time to start planning for summer camps! We’ve scoured the web, interviewed parents, read in-depth reviews and more to find the VERY BEST summer camps in Georgia.

Summer Camps in Georgia: 53+ Best Spots for Summer Fun (2024)


S&K Atlanta Summer Camp

Since 1980, Steve & Kate’s has put kids in charge of their own learning experience. Campers choose from a variety of activities in real-time, including sewing, coding, film, sports, and more! As kids try, fail, and learn on their own, they learn to trust their own judgment, and tackle the challenges of an ever changing world with creativity and confidence.

Families can buy any number of days, to use at any time–no weekly reservations required. Or, buy a Summer Pass, which covers the whole season. If your plans change, we’ll automatically refund any unused Passes in full at summer’s end.

Atlanta International School - Early Learning Center, 34 Peachtree Ave NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30305

Arts Camps | Family CampsTraditional Summer Camps | Overnight Camps | Tech & Ed Camps | Action & Sports Camp | Camps for Young Ones



Paint with a Twist (Multiple locations) Register the kids for this fun and artsy Summer Camp. Kids will enjoy games, music, snacks, and creativity! Campers will work on a new piece of art each day and will take the artwork home with them.

Booth Western Art Museum (Cartersville) Booth Western Art Museum is offering summer camps for kids ages 7-12. Kids can take a pottery class, create glow-in-the-dark art, or learn more about famous artists while creating their own works!

Alliance Theatre Drama Camp (Various locations) Spend summer break at the Alliance Theatre. With a variety of drama camps for rising grades K-12 at locations all around metro Atlanta, your young actor will build character, confidence, and creativity.

Act3 Productions (Sandy Springs) Professional theatre instruction for elementary, middle school, and high school kids that culminates in a theatrical performance.

High Museum of Art (Midtown) Kids and teens explore the High's collection, sketch in the galleries, and create artwork at this day camp.

Forefront Arts Camp (Multiple Locations) Camp activities include acting, singing, dancing, creating props, sets & costumes, comedy sketch-writing, and more for children ages 4-18. Before and after care is available.

Zone of Light Art Camp (Atlanta) Each week of summer programs has an exciting theme — take advantage of our exciting daily activities, art projects, reading and writing, acting, and outdoor games that will engage any child. All supplies are included! Camps are geared towards 5 to 12-year-old students. 

Shakespeare Superheroes (Atlanta) Introducing kids to the language, stories, characters, and ideas in Shakespeare’s plays in imaginative and playful ways. Camps are for 2nd graders through 8th grade.

Spruill Center for the Arts (Atlanta) Choose from various Visual, Performing & Studio Arts Camps for boys and girls ages 3-18. Before & After Care available.

School of Rock Camp (Multiple) Camps are designed to hone music performance and group playing skills in a creative and fun environment. Locations in Snellville, Buford, and Johns Creek.

Whole World Improv Summer Camp (Atlanta) Kids ages 8 to 13 play ensemble exercises, move into scene work, advance into improvisational games, and then give a live improv show. They offer six weeks of camp during the summer.

Fabricate Studio Summer Camps (Atlanta) Beginner and advanced sewing and fashion design camps for kids as young as 6. Sewing machines and other equipment is provided if child doesn't have one.



Summer Family Adventure at Callaway (Pine Mountain) Enjoy a four- to seven-night vacation that connects your loved ones in a family atmosphere and offers countless options for fun in a beautiful natural environment. Kids get to spend days learning aerial acrobatics, and adults can choose from various eclectic activities...or nothing at all.

Cohutta Springs Family Camp (Crandall) Cohutta Springs offers a relaxing vacation outdoors for the entire family. Family camp is a 5-day Christian-based camp. Well-rounded and complete vegetarian meals are provided. Ages 4 and older are welcome to attend.



Josh Powell (Acworth) Founded by Josh Powell in 1972 for boys and girls ages 5 to 8. Let them unplug and get dirty on 25 acres of land, with swimming, canoeing, fort building and more. Bus service available (and included in fee) from Buckhead area. Sessions fill up fast!

MJCCA Summer Camps (Dunwoody) Enjoy the most enriching Jewish camp experiences in the South. Select from a variety of exciting camp options for your child’s summer including sports, theater, and more. They have a new aquatic center for campers to use in 2024!

Dunwoody Nature Center (Dunwoody) A summer camp for boys and girls who want to explore nature the way it was meant to be. Camps for ages 4 through rising 8th graders. Lots of outdoor adventures on a 22-acre wooded campus just outside the city.

Camp Kingfisher (Roswell) Since 1993, Kingfisher at Chattahoochee Nature Center offers part traditional outdoor camp and part hands-on nature education. Camp Kingfisher’s 7 session themes determine the content of live animal encounters, science exploration activities, and educational hikes.

Charlie Elliot Day Camp (Mansfield) If your kids love Georgia State Parks, they'll love this camp. Kids gain new outdoor skills while they hike forest trails, explore waterways and search for wildlife evidence. Camps for ages 7 to 16.

Owanyake Day Camp (Toccoa) Camp Fire Camp Toccoa's day camp for rising 1st through 6th grade offers archery, canoeing, horseback riding, swimming, ropes courses, nature conservancy, outdoor living skills, sports, games, hiking, and more! This full-day camp includes breakfast and lunch.

High Meadows Camp (Roswell) High Meadows is a personal family favorite and one we return to again and again each year. Since 1973, High Meadows has offered a rich, traditional outdoor day program with unique facilities on more than 40 acres of meadow and woodland. Camp is for ages five through 9th grade.



UGA Summer Academy Camps (Athens) UGA’s camps offer a plethora of unique camps for middle and high school kids. These specialty camps allow kids to experience dream jobs like mini-medical school or law studies in a hands-on, practical manner. The Summer Academy Camps are for campers ages 7 to 17.

Camp Rockmont (Black Mountain, NC) Although not in Georgia, Camp Rockmont is a favorite of Georgia families. This Christian summer camp for boys only offers a traditional overnight camp experience.

Camp Blue Ridge (Clayton) If you're looking for a camper to experience activities in the Blue Ridge Mountains, check out Camp Blue Ridge. Camp Blue Ridge is a traditional camp for summer fun. It's a family-owned and operated, co-ed sleep-away camp for kids ages 5-16 on 250 acres in Clayton Ga. Campers can choose among 50 different activities!

Girl Scout Camp (Multiple Locations) You don't have to be a Girl Scout to enjoy this affordable camp adventure. Choose from overnight and day camps.

Athens Y Camp for Boys | Camp Chattooga for Girls (Tallulah Falls) A tradition since 1898- 600 beautiful acres in the North Georgia mountains. Athens Y Camps for boys and Camp Chattooga Camps for girls are tucked in between Tallulah Falls and Lake Rabun.

YMCA Camp High Harbour (Cartersville & Clayton) Campers live in cabins each with waterfront views. They enjoy a general camp program, Pathfinders and two specialty camps on Lake Allatoona or Lake Burton.

Camp Juliette Low (Cloudland) Juliette Gordon Low, founder of this camp and of the Girl Scouts, picked the location of CJL herself (on Lookout Mountain). CJL provides girls with fun and exciting ways to become more confident and competent, individually and in groups.

Camp Woodmont (Cloudland) Camp Woodmont is a traditional overnight summer camp for boys and girls ages 6-14, located on 170 acres of beautiful North Georgia woodlands on top of Lookout Mountain.

Riverview Camp for Girls (Mentone, AL) Although not in Georgia, the Riverview Camp for Girls in Mentone, AL, is popular with Atlanta families. Riverview is an overnight Christian camp, located at the top of Lookout Mountain. They promote adventure, inspiration, character, and confidence-building. You'll find a lot of activities here -- including canoeing, horseback riding, a zip line, and hiking.

Charlie Elliot Residential Camp (Mansfield) Five overnight camp sessions offer outdoor nature sessions on Sapleo or Little St. Simons Island for kids ages 7 to 16. This day camp includes one overnight night too. Look for team challenge sessions, Garden Club Camp, adventures in conservation, or an expanded and improved shooting sports camp.

Peacebuilders Camp (Americus) Peacebuilders Camp at Koinonia Farm is a unique overnight summer camp in rural south Georgia where youth ages 11 to 14 spend a week together learning how to work toward peace and justice.

Camp WinShape (Various locations) Established in 1985 in Mt. Berry, GA, WinShape provides a camp experience that enables campers to sharpen their character, deepen their Christian faith and grow in their relationships with others. Includes day camps as well as overnight camps. Look for the 50% discount for first-time overnight campers.



Club SciKidz (Various locations) This camp believes that every child is a scientist. Their vision is to make them better scientists by offering dozens of unique science day camps.

UGA Summer Academy Camps (Athens) UGA’s camps offers a plethora of unique camps for middle and high school kids. These specialty camps allow kids to experience dream jobs in a hands-on, practical manner.

High Tech, High Touch (Multiple Locations) Kids build robots, play with virtual reality, get energized by building electrical circuits and create their own video game with the help of degreed professionals. Camp is for preschoolers through 6th graders.

campMODA (Atlanta) Children who attend campMODA learn to use Design Thinking in connection with science, technology, creativity, engineering, and math skills to solve real-world problems. Video game creation and Minecraft camps are a hit!

Camp Invention (Multiple Locations) An exciting, weeklong summer adventure for K-6th graders with activities that explore connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation.

Junior TreeKeeper Day Camp (Atlanta) For Junior TreeKeepers, every day is a new adventure! Campers in grades 1-6 can explore the outdoors with hands-on activities in environmental science, biking the Atlanta BeltLine, field trips to local attractions and more!

Summer Camp H2O (Atlanta) While engaged in fun and exciting activities, campers will explore the wondrous ocean world within the Georgia Aquarium's walls. Included are all the Aquarium galleries and shows (the camp theme repeats every week).

iD Tech Camp (Emory and Georgia Tech and other locations outside GA) Whether your kiddo is an aspiring coder, app developer, web designer, or robotics engineer, unleash their inner "maker" and help them do something BIG this summer. Day & overnight STEM programs available.

Kid Chess (Various locations) Camps feature various activities:  Regular Chess, Bughouse Chess, Blitz Chess, Blindfolded Chess, & Obstacle courses.  Several chances to play top instructors, lots of play.

Wealthy Habits (4 Metro Atlanta locations) Wealthy Habits camps teach older kids and teens all about how to invest and becoming money-wise. They offer both online and in-person summer camps.



Trinity Sports Camps (Atlanta) Elementary aged children enjoy basketball, cooperative challenges, flag football, hockey, kickball, lacrosse, pool/water activities, soccer, and more!

Universal Tennis Camp (6 Atlanta-area locations) UTA has trained all levels of players from ALTA champions and NCAA champions to touring professionals in a fun, exciting and educational environment. Camp activities at all locations include tennis instruction, drills, games, and themed events.

Pinecrest Academy (Cumming) Pick your passion, Pinecrest offers 40+ camps including sports, art, science, technology, etc. for Pre-K - High school.

Circus Camp (Various locations) Circus Camp is a day-camp experience designed to introduce children to the circus, performing, and visual arts in a safe and non-competitive environment. Camper age begins at 5 years old and goes through teens.

Atlanta Braves Baseball Camp (Various locations) Kids love Atlanta Braves youth baseball camps being held throughout the metro Atlanta area for boys and girls in kindergarten through rising 8th grade. In addition to a baseball curriculum tailored to each age group, campers will be treated to unforgettable experiences such as a field trip or meeting a current Braves player or alumni. Each camper can receive extras like an official Braves uniform, an autographed photo, or tickets to a select Braves home game depending on the camp signed up for.

PGA Junior Golf Camp (Acworth, Duluth, Gainesville, Lawrenceville, and Smyrna) Each camp location has been hand-selected and identified as courses which are favorable and geared to the learning experience for young golfers. Half day and full day camp available for campers 6 to 17.

The Equestrian Reserve (Alpharetta) Fun filled days of horseback riding instruction and fun horse activities, with an emphasis on skill building, safety and responsibility. From beginner riders to sessions for those who want to be junior instructors.

Camp Misty Mountain (Armuchee) Camp Misty Mountain, established in 1971, is Georgia's Girl Scout Camp. It offers 800 acres of fields, forests, water, and is nestled against the Appalachian Mountains, with horsemanship classes, wrangling lessons and more. This sleepaway camp is for girls entering grades 4-12.



Universal Tennis Camp (6 Atlanta-area locations) UTA has trained all levels of players from ALTA champions and NCAA champions to touring professionals in a fun, exciting and educational environment. Camp activities at all locations include tennis instruction, drills, games, and themed events.

Club SciKidz (Various locations) This was my son's first camp at age 4. Campers that are 4 and 5 year olds enjoy experiments and projects in science, technology, and engineering.

Forefront Arts Camp (Multiple Locations) Acting, Singing, Dancing, Creating Props, Sets & Costumes, Comedy Sketch-Writing, and more for children age 3 - 18. Preschool children can only attend 1/2 day camps.

Haverty Hollow Preschool Camp (Atlanta) Campers at the Preschool Camp (ages 3-5 yo) will choose from a variety of activities throughout the day such as arts and crafts, cooking, tumbling, outside games, drama, music, and an optional swim time. Sessions run 2 weeks at a time. Ages 5 to 10.

Camp Kingfisher (Roswell) Owlets Camp, a half-day camp experience for 4-year-olds at the Chattahoochee Nature Center, is designed from the ground up to be an introduction to the best nature camp in Atlanta. Look forward to shorter hikes, plenty of outdoor free play, swimming, and live animal encounters!

Summer Safari Camp (Atlanta) Zoo Atlanta provides many summer camp options for 5 year olds through rising 12th graders. They offer weekly sessions, and the themes change weekly. Kids ages 4-6 are offered a half-day camp.

Creative Play Camp at Alliance Theatre (Various locations) The 3-year old camp is inspired by the Theatre for the Very Young. It is half-day; children must be potty trained. In this half day camp students will explore the characters of the galaxy, learn about the three tools of the actor: body, voice, and imagination and listen, share, and retell stories about our favorite out of this world creatures. The 4-year old camp is much like the 3-year old camp except that it lasts all day and explores the topics a little deeper.



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Summer Camps in Georgia: 53+ Best Spots for Summer Fun (2024)