The Very Best Summer Camps in Georgia

Summer is around the corner. 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. From an incredible art camp in Dunwoody to a sensational boys-only overnight camp just over the border, from a nationally recognized STEM camp with locations all over the city to a kiddo chef experience in the mountains, we’ve got something for everyone!

One of the best performing arts programs out there is Alliance Theatre Drama Camp. They offer performing arts classes for kids 3 years old to teenagers. We are proud to call them a lifetime sponsor of our “Best Of” guide for summer camps in Georgia, as they certainly deserve the accolade!

Featured Camps

MJCCA Summer Camps

At MJCCA Day Camps, rising Pre-K through 10th graders make lifelong friends, try new things, and have the best summer ever! Offering Camp Isidore Alterman (where campers unplug and get back to nature), Sports, Theme, Performing Arts, Travel, and Teen Camps in Dunwoody, Intown, and East Cobb. Spots are filling fast, register today!

Address:
5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody, Georgia 30338
Age Ranges:
  • 3-5 years old
  • 6-10 years old
  • 11-14 years old
  • 15 and older
Camp Features:
  • Before-Care Available
  • After-Care Available

Zone of Light Studio

For over eight years, Zone of Light Studio has offered day and week programs that are so much fun we have children coming back year after year! This summer, we have 11 unique art-themed week programs to create beautiful art, explore nature, and make new friends.
Conveniently located near Emory, our programs are for ages 5-15, run from 8am to 5pm daily, with Extended Care available. Hurry, limited spots fill up quickly!
Also, the Zone is The BEST place for birthday parties (ask about our amazing Black Light Room )! Come create with us at the Zone.

Address:
1202 Zonolite Rd, Atlanta, Georgia 30306
Special Offer: Save $30 when you register before March 10, 2020!
Age Ranges:
  • 3-5 years old
  • 6-10 years old
  • 11-14 years old
  • 15 and older
Camp Features:
  • After-Care Available

Act3 Arts Academy

Act3 Arts Academy, the youth division of award-winning theater company Act3 Productions, is conducting auditions for exciting summer workshops for students in kindergarten through college that culminate in performances. All classes are taught by industry professionals, instructors with advanced degrees in Theater and Performing Arts and decades of experience teaching children and youth in Atlanta, Chicago, and New York City. 2020 shows include Aristocats KIDS (May 6 – June 7), The Sticky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Fairy Tales (June 15-28), and Guys and Dolls Jr. July 6 – 25.

Address:
6285-R Roswell Rd., Sandy Springs, Georgia 30328
Age Ranges:
  • 6-10 years old
  • 11-14 years old
  • 15 and older

Camp Evergreen

Located in the serene mountains of North Georgia near Lake Burton, Camp Evergreen is a Christ-centered camp committed to creating a fun and loving environment, unplugged from technology and the pressures and schedules of life, where kids are free to explore God’s creation.  Our rustic wilderness experience is offered to boys and girls, ages 7-14. In addition to our longer overnight sessions, we offer a unique Seedling 4-day, 3-night session specifically designed for first-time campers.  With no more than 80 campers per overnight session and a ratio two staff members for every eight campers, we believe that small numbers foster deeper relationships and increase the impact of the camp experience.  Our staff members use creative and engaging approaches to teach traditional summer camp skills such as archery, canoeing, survival skills and swimming. Regular camp activities are supplemented by daily chapel services, cabin devotion and prayer time, evening all-camp games called “Wild Time” and special activities such as Half Christmas, Survivor Day, and Ridic-Olympics, just to name a few. Family founded and operated for over 20 years, our mission has remained the same, that each camper would become more firmly rooted in Christ, growing in faith and branching out in love.  

Address:
478 Andersonville Lane, Clarksville, Georgia 30523
Age Ranges:
  • 6-10 years old
  • 11-14 years old

High Museum Art Camp

Explore art, get messy, and have a blast at the High Museum Summer Art Camp! Register your artists for a weeklong art camp at the High. Each camp is taught by a professional teaching artist who will inspire your child to look closely, experiment with art-making materials, and try new techniques each week. Camps are designed to serve rising first through eighth graders. Dive into art this summer and get creative at the High!

Address:
1280 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30309
Age Ranges:
  • 6-10 years old
  • 11-14 years old
Camp Features:
  • After-Care Available

Camp Invention

Camp Invention® is the nationally acclaimed, nonprofit summer enrichment program created by the National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) for kindergarteners through 6th graders. At Camp Invention, children are presented with opportunities to collaborate and explore STEM concepts through fun, hands-on challenges designed to build confidence, persistence and creative problem-solving skills. Imaginations will soar this summer in the all-new Camp Invention® program, Elevate! Campers in grades K-6 will spark their creativity and build collaboration skills while controlling their very own flight simulation robot, protecting Earth’s ecosystems, designing the ultimate sports complex and learning the value of their ideas! Local educators will lead fun, hands-on STEM activities inspiring children to ask questions, overcome obstacles and be confident in their innovative ideas.

Address:
Multiple locations throughout the greater Atlanta area. Find a location near you at invent.org/camp
Special Offer: Special Offer: Use promo code LOCAL25 to save $25 (expires 3/31) or LOCAL15 to save $15 (expires 5/12)
Age Ranges:
  • 6-10 years old
  • 11-14 years old

Alliance Theatre Drama Camps

Learn from the pros! Camps for stage, musical theatre, film and more available for ages 3 – 12th grade. Find a camp close to you, satellite camp locations are available.

Address:
1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30309
Age Ranges:
  • 3-5 years old
  • 6-10 years old
  • 11-14 years old
  • 15 and older

Peacebuilders Camp at Koinonia Farm

Peacebuilders Camp at Koinonia Farm is a unique overnight summer camp in rural south Georgia where youth ages 11 to 16 spend a week together learning how to work toward peace and justice. Campers enjoy games and sports, laugh with new friends from diverse backgrounds, go on field trips, learn about human rights, make a difference for others through service projects, and explore the stories of peacemakers past and present.

Session 1 (ages 11 – 13): June 15 – 20, 2020
Session 2 (ages 13 – 15): June 22 – 27, 2020
Session 3 (ages 14 – 16, by invitation): July 6 – 18, 2020.
Please contact us for more information about this session.

We use a sliding scale tuition system that asks families to pay what they are able.

Address:
1324 GA Highway 49 South, Americus, Georgia 31719
Special Offer: With our sliding scale tuition, families pay what they are able to afford, beginning at $50
Age Ranges:
  • 11-14 years old
  • 15 and older

Camp MasterChef

Camp MasterChef offers a dynamic, residential culinary experience for children 8-16 years old. Campers stay for one or two-week sessions where they enjoy themed programming including culinary competitions, hands-on cooking lessons, master classes, outdoor sports activities and interactive challenges. Past contestants of MasterChef and MasterChef Jr. join campers giving culinary support.

Join us at one of our 5 locations this summer:
Rabun Gap, GA
Cheshire, CT
La Porte, IN
Claremont, CA
Houston, TX

Address:
339 Nacoochee Drive, Rabun Gap, Georgia, Rabun Gap, Georgia 30568
Age Ranges:
  • 6-10 years old
  • 11-14 years old
  • 15 and older

Camp Rockmont for Boys

Session 1: June 10-22
Session 2: July 1-13
Session 3: July 15-27
Session 4: July 29-August 10

Address:
375 Lake Eden Rd., Black Mountain, North Carolina 28711
Age Ranges:
  • 6-10 years old
  • 11-14 years old
  • 15 and older
Camp Features:
  • Boys-Only

Camp-cation is BRILLIANT for families!!

Visit one of our favorite Florida hidden gems – Martin County. The kids get an immersive experience during the day (while you’re checking out the spas, restaurants and golf courses) and then enjoy time together as a family in the evenings.

Try a unique educational camp for kids that teaches about them about water safety and the ocean. Or kiddos can learn the basics of navigating at sailing camp, or how to bait a hook at fishing camp. They can even take surfing lessons on Stuart Beach and Jensen Beach!

Prefer to stay out of the ocean? How about nature camp or arts-oriented camps like photography and theatre?


The options are endless! Vacation + Camp Fun = An unforgettable Camp-cation!!

Address:
Stuart, Florida
Age Ranges:
  • 3-5 years old
  • 6-10 years old
  • 11-14 years old

In the City Camp – Atlanta’s coolest Jewish day camp!

At In the City Camps, kids (rising K – 6th grade) choose their own daily activities — sports, water play, field trips, ropes course, art, music, archery, dance, drama, cooking, Israeli culture, and more. Your child will do it all while making new friends and connecting with Jewish role-model counselors.

With three locations around Atlanta (Intown, Sandy Springs, and North Fulton), campers form strong connections to each other, the Atlanta Jewish community, and Israel. FREE BUS TRANSPORTATION! Sign up today at www.inthecitycamps.org

Address:
586 Candler Park Dr NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30307
6751 Roswell Rd, Sandy Springs, Georgia 30328
6230 Abbotts Bridge Rd, Johns Creek, Georgia 30097
Age Ranges:
  • 3-5 years old
  • 6-10 years old
  • 11-14 years old
Camp Features:
  • Before-Care Available
  • After-Care Available

Summer Academy at UGA

Come join us in celebrating 20 years of summer learning fun! Summer Academy at UGA is a great way for your young learner to explore their passions, keep their brain sharp while school is out, and make awesome friends. Choose between specialties like 3D animation, mini medical school, drawing and many. You’re sure to find a camp your child will love. We also offer financial aid to students based on need.

To learn more about our camps in Athens, email questions@georgiacenter.uga.edu or call
1.706.542.3537. Visit https://www.georgiacenter.uga.edu/youth and check out our Facebook page.

Address:
1197 S Lumpkin St, Athens, Georgia 30602
Age Ranges:
  • 11-14 years old
  • 15 and older

Spruill Center for the Arts Summer Camp Program

The Spruill Center for the Arts Summer Camp is a 10 week day camp (9:30am-3pm, M-F) for children and teens aged 5-14. Spruill offers four distinct creative programs: CREATIVE ARTS (Ages 5-6), VISUAL ARTS (Ages 7-10), PERFORMING ARTS (Ages 7-10), and STUDIO ARTS (Ages 11-14). For more details please visit www.spruillarts.org.

Address:
5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, Georgia 30338
Age Ranges:
  • 6-10 years old
  • 11-14 years old
Camp Features:
  • Before-Care Available
  • After-Care Available

Dunwoody Nature Center

The Dunwoody Nature Center features 22 acres and four distinct habitats that allow campers to explore nature as it was meant to be. By combining play and learning through different weekly themes, children are able to grow and develop at their own pace, reconnect with nature, and better understand their place in the natural world. Campers love to play in the teepee, dip their toes in Wildcat Creek, and test their skills in the forested playground. Year after year, the Nature Center’s camps achieve satisfaction ratings of nearly 100% and most of our new camp families each summer come as referrals from other campers!

Join the Nature Center this summer on the beautiful grounds of Dunwoody Park or our facility at Island Ford on the Chattahoochee River (for ages 9-12). Full day camps for rising Kindergarten through 5th graders group similarly aged friends and ensure a small camper to counselor ratio; while half-day mini-camps are just the perfect amount of adventure 4 year olds. Early morning drop off is available for all camps and extended stay is offered in the afternoons for full day campers who want even more fun. Learn more about each week’s theme and register online at www.dunwoodynature.org

Last year, every one of our camps filled to capacity, so don’t delay!

Address:
5343 Roberts Drive, Dunwoody, Georgia 30338
8850 Roberts Drive, Georgia 30350
Age Ranges:
  • 3-5 years old
  • 6-10 years old
  • 11-14 years old
Camp Features:
  • Before-Care Available
  • After-Care Available

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


Performing Arts Camps Atlanta

Arts Camps

Paint with a Twist (Dunwoody) This half day camp for ages 6 and up gives your budding artist a place to really shine. Each day campers will complete a new painting. It's a fun way to get some arts and crafts into your kid's summer.

Alliance Theatre Drama Camp (Various locations) Creative Play for kids as young as 3, Drama, Music and Theatre for elementary kids, and Acting, Improve, Film Making and tons more for tweens and teens. They offer dozens of drama related camps throughout the city. After Care is also available. Alliance is only running VIRTUAL camps for 2020.

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

Camp Broadway (Atlanta) Classic theater camp for kids ages 7 to 17. Open to all skill levels; no previous experience is necessary to enroll.

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 age 3 - 18. Before and after car is available.

Zone of Light Art Camp (Atlanta) 11 unique art-themed week programs help your child ages 5 to 15 create beautiful art, explore nature, and make new friends. Full day, half day and single day options available.

Shakespeare Superheroes (Atlanta) Introducing kids to the language, stories, characters and ideas in Shakespeare’s plays in imaginative and playful ways. Camps is for ages 4 through high school.

Spruill Center for the Arts (Atlanta) Choose from a variety of Visual, Performing & Studio Arts Camps offered for boys and girls ages 5-18. Before & After Care available from 8am-6pm.

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

Whole World Improv Summer Camp (Atlanta) Kids ages 8 to 13 play ensemble exercises, move into scene work and advance into improvisational games, 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.

Camp Master Chef (Rabun Gap) Meet with MasterChef and MasterChef Jr. participants, and participate in cooking competitions, cooking lessons, theme parties, swimming and sport activities. This is a week long overnight camp for kids ages 8 to 16.

family summer camps

Family Camps

Jekyll Island Summer Camps (Jekyll Island) Whether your child is a junior scientist, budding golf or tennis pro, or history enthusiast – Jekyll Island has a summer camp for everyone. Parents are free to explore the island on their own and create their own summer camp...adult-style.

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 the days learning aerial acrobatics and adults can choose from a variety of eclectic activities...or nothing at all.

Greyfield Inn Island Camp (Cumberland Island) Exciting and educational daily adventures for children 5 and up, plus fun for teens and adults as well. [Awaiting information for summer 2020.]

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

traditional summer camp

Traditional Summer Camps

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.

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 adventure on a 22-acre wooded campus just outside the city.

Camp Eagle's Landing (Stockbridge) Camp Eagle's Landing is a unique balance of a traditional day camp experience in the convenient and familiar setting of the country club. Golf camps are available to non-members.

Camp Kingfisher (Roswell) Since 1993, Kingfisher at Chattahoochee Nature Center offers part traditional outdoor camp and part hands-on nature education. See why we love Camp Kingfisher, and why it is part of my kids' summer experience.

Charlie Elliot Day Camp (Mansfield) 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 preschoolers through 9th grade.


overnight camps

Overnight 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 like mini-medical school or law studies in a hands-on, practical manner. Camp is for ages 11 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) Camp Blue Ridge is a traditional overnight summer camp family owned and operated, co-ed sleep away camp for kids ages 6 to 16 on 250 acres in Clayton Ga. Campers can choose between 55 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/Camp Chattooga (Tallulah Falls) A tradition since 1898- 600 beautiful acres in the North Georgia mountains. Athens Y Camps for boys and Camp Chattooga 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.

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 12. This day camp includes one overnight night too. Look for team challenge sessions, Garden Club Camp, adventures in conservation or and 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 16 spend a week together learning how to work toward peace and justice.

Camp Dixie (Clayton) Camp Dixie is a traditional Christian summer camp for boys and girls located in the Blue Ridge Mountains. For over 100 years, generations of families have enjoyed the traditions and shared the memories of their summers at Camp Dixie.

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 camp. Look for the 50% discount for first time overnight campers.


GEORGIA STEM CAMPS

Technology & Educational Camps

American Girl (and Boy) Summer Camp (Heritage Sandy Springs) We love this play-based learning camp that teaching kiddos about unique historical perspectives via American Girl dolls. Two week-long options are great for girls or boys. [Waiting for more info for summer 2020.]

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 (18 locations through metro Atlanta) An exciting, weeklong summer adventure for K-6th graders with activities that explore connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation.

Computer Coding Using Arcade Game Design (Atlanta) Tutoring Solutions of Atlanta’s computer coding camp caters to the beginners and to those with experience. Campers learn programming concepts by building their own arcade game. Ages 12-17.

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 all within the walls of the Georgia Aquarium. Included are all all Aquarium galleries and shows (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.

GEHC Summer Camp (Buford) From scientists to explorers, theatre to band, LEGO to military history...there is something for every one starting at age 2 at the Gwinnett Environmental Heritage Center.

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

Farm Camp (Nichols) This camp (which goes from 9a to 2p Monday through Thursday) focuses on learning what life was like for children on a south Georgia farm in the late 1800s. Participants will do the same activities that kids their age did, such as animal care, candle making, soap making, gardening, and open hearth cooking. Ages 9–14. Only one session in 2020.


sports camps

Sports & Action 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 (7 locations in Atlanta and Cumming) 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 theme events; golf instruction/play at Bobby Jones Golf course (Bitsy Grant); Swimming (Chastain and Piedmont).

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 circus, performing, and visual arts in a safe and noncompetitive 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. Also check out the private lessons add-on.

PGA Junior Golf Camp (Smyrna, Acworth, Duluth and Suwanee) Each camp location has been hand-selected and identified as courses which are favorable and geared to the learning experience for young golfers. And they say they have selected the very finest junior golf instructors available. 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.

Georgia SkyZone Camp (Kennesaw and Roswell) This week-long summer camp combines healthy exercise with awesome fun. Sky Camp activities include open trampoline jumping on Sky Zone courts, 3-D Dodgeball, age-appropriate Sky Fitness, games, activities and crafts. Sky Camp provides a daily snack and lunch.

Georgia Gymnastics Camp (Athens) All camps are managed by well-trained and enthusiastic staff members that provide your child with fun, exciting experiences to remember. Your child will enjoy well-structured and supervised gymnastics activities, games, movies, and arts & crafts. This is a commuter-only 3-day camp for beginner to elite level gymnasts.

camp for young kids

Camps for Young Ones

Universal Tennis Camp (7 locations in Atlanta and Cumming) 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 location include tennis instruction, drills, games theme events; golf instruction/play at Bobby Jones Golf course (Bitsy Grant); Swimming (Chastain and Piedmont)

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. Before and After Camp Care are not available. 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 best nature camp in Atlanta. Look forward to shorter hikes, plenty of outdoor free play, swimming, and live animal encounters!

Superhero Junior Camp (Atlanta) This fun and creative introduction to performance and theater at the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse is designed specifically for ages 4-6. The program does not require reading skills and is active and engaging for younger campers. Campers engage in mask and costume creation, and other art projects based on characters and poetry from Shakespeare’s plays.

Summer Safari Camp (Atlanta) Zoo Atlanta provides many summer camp options for potty-trained 4 year olds through rising 12th graders. All camps are set-up on a weekly basis. Themes change week to week. 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.

Little Sapling Camps (Buford) Little Saplings camp will open up the outdoor world for 2- and 3- year olds by initiating creative exploration and play in the EHC forest. Crafts, a forest walk and a conservation theme will be highlighted at each session of this camp. This camp requires an adult to join in camp activities with their child each day.

More Camp Info

Full Guide to Summer Camps in Georgia
Summer Camps in Atlanta: What to Consider and How to Pay for It

Atlanta's Best Basketball Camp for Kids (Mamalicious Maria)
Science Camp: Atlanta Edition (Really, are you serious?)
15 Day Camps to Grow Your Budding Artist (The Crunchy Mommy)
Finding a STEM based science camp – Atlanta Guide (Love, Peace and Tiny Feet)
Summer Camps: Athens, Ga (Mommy Octopus)
Best Summer Camps in Marietta, Georgia (Mom's Magical Miles)
Christian Summer Camps (Love, Peace and Tiny Feet)
Summer Camps from Cumming Local

Thank you to Alliance Theatre Drama Camp for sponsoring this post. It is only because of their consistent excellence in summer camp experiences that we agreed to partner with them in this capacity. The opinions here are all my own, all the time!

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  2. Wow!! The greatest guide ever! All the camps in one post, I can’t thank you enough. I have been looking for a great camp to take my daughter to around Georgia. She’s seven and adores camping. The few spots I knew before weren’t as nice but I’ve found some gems here that I love (after a quick google image search) and I’m sure my girl will love too. Thanks 🙂

  3. This is incredible article! You have really given a lot of insight!

  4. Hello, these are descent camps to visit.
     
    As a mom I consider sending my kids to summer camp.
    However there is a big variety of camps.
    My colleague recommended me ceo of my life camp
    Do you have any ideas about this camp?, it should be enterprenureal camp for kids
    Recommend others?

  5. Thanks for the list.

  6. Glad you share the list of Summer Camps In Georgia

  7. Thanks for collecting all this in one place! Shared with the Buckhead/Brookhaven group who were looking for camps. What a great resource.

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