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Summer Camps for Kids

We are in the process of updating this listing for Summer 2002. Click here for the new list, which is under construction.

Can you believe summer is almost here? The kids will be out of school before you know it and it is time to start planning their summer activities. is here to help you in your search. We have taken the opportunity of listing some exciting summer programs in and around the Midtown area. There is a lot going on, so take some time to look through these programs and call the numbers listed for more details. Have a great and safe summer!!!

ART CAMP - Right Brain Art Gallery
Laura Fons or Barbara Dobkin
Right Brain Art Gallery
664 N. Highland Ave.
Week long half-day art camp for children ages 5 and older. All camps will concentrate on a variety of mixed media projects. Children will be exposed to mediums & techniques such as: paint, pastels, collage, color pencils, textiles, printmaking & sculpture.
Ages 5-7: sessions from 9:00 AM - 12:30PM Monday thru Friday
Ages 8 and older: sessions from 1:30PM - 5:00PM Monday thru Friday
June 12 - August 14 | Cost: Call for details
SUMMER SCIENCE PROGRAM - Suzuki Learning Center
Jennifer Tynan
3201 Cains Hill Place
(Buckhead - South)
Full summer science program for children ages 3-6. Kids will explore age appropriate science themes: Pets, Zoo Animals, Farm Animals, Human Body, Fossils, Dinosaurs, Space, Ocean Life, Plants, Weather, Cooking, Reptiles, Amphibians and More! Themes change every 1-2 weeks. Children will also participate in swimming and tennis.
Full Summer Progam, Monday thru Friday, May 30 - August 31
Cost: $750 per month plus $100 registration fee | Space is limited
CAMP DISCOVERY- The Children's School
Maria Mayo
The Children's School
345 10th St. NE
For Kids ages 4-12. Come discover Camp Discovery. Our camp includes four two-week sessions packed with fun activities, swim lessons, art classes and field trips in which children discover the worlds of science and nature, sports, water and the arts.
Monday thru Friday from 9:00AM - 4:00PM, June 12 - August 4
Cost: $315-350 per two-week session plus $35 Activity Fee
Extended Care also available
Pilar Kornegay
395 Piedmont Ave., NE
404.522.5500 ext. 235
For children ages 9-12. The Georgia Aviation Camp is a one week camp experience which encourages children to explore, understand, and appreciate the wonders of science, math and technology. We will cover the history of flight from kites and balloons to gliders and aircraft. Children will have hands-on experiences while learning about the scientific principles behind flight.
Monday thru Friday from 9:00AM - 4:00PM, July 24-28 or July 31-August 4
Cost: $150 for members $170 for non-members
Registration closes July 17th | Extended care also available
SUMMER DAY CAMP 2000 - Scitrek
395 Piedmont Ave., NE
Atlanta, GA
404.522.5500 ext. 217
Children ages 5-12 will have a fun exploring science, math and technology topics. Each one week session has creative age-tailored activities to inspire young imaginations.
Weekly sessions from Monday thru Friday, June 12 - August 11
Cost: $180 per session for members & $200 per session for non-members
Extended care also available
Registration deadline is one week prior to session desired.
Horizons Circus Camp
1900 Dekalb Ave.
Kids ages 5 and up will discover the thrill of the circus. Activities include: Trapeze, Face Painting, Juggling, Magic, Acrobatics, Art & Music, Clowning, Theatre, Unicycling and much, much more!
One Week Sessions: Monday thru Friday from 10:00AM - 3:30PM
June 19 - August 11 | Cost: $175 per week
Extended Care also available
CAMP INVENTION - A Program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame
Classes held at:
Fernbank Science Center
156 Heaton Park Dr.
(Druid Hills)

Call Edna Kleinbaum for more details:
(national site - you can register online)
An exciting one week camp for girls and boys entering grades 2-6. This program mixes science, math, history and the arts with lots of fun!
Monday thru Friday from 9:00AM - 3:30PM, June 17 - July 21
Cost: $170 per child before May 30th, $180 per child after May 30th
Camp Invention is also offered at various other Atlanta locations throughout the summer. Call for more details.
Woodruff Arts Center
1280 Peachtree Street

Call Admissions Counselor for Details
Acting classes all summer long. The Alliance Theatre provides acting classes for stage, film and television. If you're looking for more excitement, our Summer Performance Ensemble will be a great acting opportunity for your child.
June thru August. Dates and times vary per course. Please call and speak with one of our admissions counselors.
Cost: Costs vary per class
Space is limited, so please call soon for more details.
Atlanta Botanical Gardens
1345 Piedmont Ave.

Registration Hotline
404.876.5859 x557
If your child likes the outdoors, they'll love our Environmental Day Camp. During our 1 week sessions, your child will enjoy age related nature activities, crafts and guest speakers.
June - August | Each age group can choose from two one week sessions to attend
Cost: Ages 5-6 enjoy 1/2 day sessions, $80 for Garden Members, $90 for Non-Members
Ages 7 and up enjoy full day sessions, $140 for Garden Members, $150 for Non-Members
Call soon, classes are filling up quickly
PUPPET CAMP 2000 - Center for Puppetry Arts
Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring St.
For children ages 7-18. Sessions involve scriptwriting, set design, puppet construction and critique time. This week-long experience will end in a final performance which everyone can enjoy.
Ages 7-9 attend July 10-14, Ages 10-12 attend July 17-21, Ages 13-18 attend July 24-28
Cost: Ages 7-12, $110 for Members, $135 for Non-Members
Ages 13 and up, $145 for Members, $160 for Non-Members
ART CAMPS - Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
980 Briarcliff Road
(Virginia-Highland/Druid Hills)
Classes are available for children ages 18 months to 12 years. One and two week sessions offer programs in art (painting and drawing, pottery, textiles), acting and music. A limited number of bi-weekly children's dance classes will also be offered during the summer.
1 and 2 week sessions run from June to August
Cost: Ranges from $135 to $235 for 1-week sessions (member discounts available)
HISTORY CAMP - Atlanta History Center
Atlanta History Center
130 W. Paces Ferry Rd.
For children grades 1-5. Campers will enjoy age related actives such as crafts, games, pottery, cooking and taking care of animals. They will also have a chance to enjoy the Center's wonderful nature trails and exhibits.
Dates: June 19 - August 4. Each age group can choose from two one-week sessions
Time: 9:30AM - 4:00PM, Monday thru Friday
Cost: $150 per week for Members, $175 per week for Non-Members
Extended care is also available
Kidspeak International
112 Hurt St.
(Inman Park)
For children from Birth to age 9. Come join Kidspeak's French and Spanish Summer Camps. Kids will enjoy learning language through songs, stories, games and much, much more. There are also opportunities for parents to get involved too. Call for more details.
Dates: June - August.
Times: 1/2 day camp sessions
Cost: Fees vary so call for more details (Prices range from $80 per week to $139 per week)

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