2019 Camp Directory: Time for S’mores and so Much More

2019 Camp Directory: Time for S’mores and so Much More

Summer camp planning is well underway and spots are filling up fast. To help with planning, we have listed local options.

Summer camp planning is well underway and as many of you know, spots are filling up fast. For many of our local summer camps, waiting lists have already began. To help you with your planning, we have listed local summer camp options alphabetically below.

Considering a camp scholarship? Check out this listing of scholarships and helpful contacts to make paying for camp a little easier.


Abernathy Arts Center 

Atlanta | 404-613-6172


Atlanta Academy Summer Camp

Roswell | 678-461-6102


June 3 – July 19 | $200.00 – $380.00

Are you looking for the perfect day-camp for your child? Atlanta Academy, located in Roswell, Ga., has fun and enriching camps for ages 2-14 during June and July. Our specialty camps are open to kids in Roswell, Dunwoody, Alpharetta and surrounding communities. Camp offerings include drones, woodworking, performing arts, STEAM, cooking and so much more. Full and half-day options are available.

Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education 

Atlanta | 404-883-2178


May 28 – July 31 | $150 – $425

Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education offers a variety of non-competitive dance programs to keep kids ages 2 up through teens active over the long summer months. There are two convenient locations serving the Buckhead and Virginia-Highland communities, with half and full-day programs available.

This year, the Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education is excited to announce a new offering – Summer Preview Day Program, May 28-31. No audition is required and there are programs available for dancers at all levels, including beginners. For questions, email education@atlantaballet.com.


Atlanta Dance and Music Academy

Atlanta | 404-877-0005


June 10 – July 12 |$195 – $295


Atlanta International School Camp

Atlanta | 404-841-3880


June 10 – Aug. 2 | $325 – $470 weekly

Atlanta’s Rock ‘N Blues Camp 

Atlanta | 404-202-6044


June 10 –  July 15 | $535 per session; $995 for two; and $450 each additional session

Atlanta Rock ‘n Blues Camp is the South’s premier music camp where students learn from the city’s top musical talent. Grouped into bands, campers craft a four song set with some help from the pros. At the end of the week it all comes together when the bands get ready for a live Thursday night rehearsal at a local venue and then wow everyone at the highly anticipated Friday night show. We include drums, bass, guitar, keys, singers, saxophone, trumpet and trombone. Don’t miss out on this incredible experience!

Atlanta Workshop Players Acting Studio / VIP Movie Camp /Performing Art Intensive

Rabun Gap | 770-998-8111


June 24 – July 20 | $199.00 – $1185.00 per week

The artistic adventure of a lifetime — imagine YOU on the big screen! Audition for top casting directors and agents; make movies with industry pros; earn IMDB resume credits. Study: acting for stage and screen; improv; musical theatre; dance; circus arts; audition techniques; have Q & As with celebrities; see shows, get performing experience AND explore behind-the-scenes crew duties, becoming the director, lighting or sound designer, hair/makeup artist… all in a joyful, supportive, non-competitive atmosphere. It’s a creative blast! DAY CAMPS in June, RESIDENTIAL CAMPS  in July at Rabun Gap Nachoochee School, Rabun Gap, Ga.!


Aurora Day Camp

Atlanta | 470-632-0909


June 10 – July 25 | Camp is free of charge for children with cancer and their siblings


Blue Star Camps

Hendersonville | 828-692-3591


June 9 –  July 28 | $1350 – $5500


Bush Centre For Ballet LLC

Sandy Springs | 404-256-5542



Camp Alefbet

Atlanta | 770-399-7622


June 3 – Aug. 1 | $160 – $365

Camp Barney Medintz – MJCCA 

Cleveland | 678-812-3844


June 3 – July 26 | Cost varies

Camp Barney Medintz is the MJCCA’s Jewish summer overnight camp located in the North Georgia Mountains on more than 500 spectacular acres. Offering the most meaningful and transformational overnight camp experience, boys and girls completing 2nd-10th grade build lifelong friendships, gain confidence and independence, challenge themselves and strengthen their Jewish identities. For more information about our two-week and four-week sessions and to register, visit our website.


Camp Blue Ridge

Mountain City | 954-665-8686


June 9 – July 27 | Call for more information


Camp Chatuga

Mountain Rest, SC | (864) 638-3728



Camp Experts & Teen Summers

Atlanta | 470-440-5801



Camp Flix

Atlanta | 404-863-6778


June 10 – July 26 | Call for more info


Camp Gan Israel East Cobb

Marietta | 770-565-4412


June 24 – July | $315 per week

Camp Gan Israel North Fulton 

Alpharetta | 770-410-9000


June 24 – July 26 | $200 per week

CGI North Fulton is part of the worldwide Camp Gan Israel network of camps operated by Chabad. We offer the most exciting and fulfilling camp experience you can find for your child in the North Fulton area. We are located in Johns Creek/Alpharetta on a beautiful seven acre campus, which includes an exquisite new 23,000 square-foot building, outdoor sports facilities, a swimming pool and a kiddie pool. Location address: 10180 Jones Bridge Road, Johns Creek.

Camp H2O

Atlanta | 404-581-4198


June – July | $324.95 – $360.95 per week

Give your kids a summer they’ll never forget with Camp H2O at Georgia Aquarium! Children ages five through 13 will enjoy a week of fun and exciting activities exploring the wondrous ocean world of Georgia Aquarium. There are four age groups so children make friends and share experiences that will last a lifetime, while learning about amazing animals and the importance of conservation. Register your child today!


Camp Jam

Atlanta | 800-513-0930


July 14 – 19 | $595 – $1595


Camp Judaea 

Hendersonville, NC | 404-634-7883


June 11 – Aug. 1 | $2425 – $5650

Established in 1961, Camp Judaea is a small, Jewish, Israel-centered summer camp community for boys and girls ages 7-15 located in Hendersonville, NC. At Camp Judaea, we offer a wide variety of really fun activities in a loving family atmosphere. This allows campers to grow and even transform themselves every summer they return.

Camp Judaea’s small scale allows campers to explore, learn and grow while being surrounded by unconditional love and acceptance. We know and understand each child individually and embrace them in a caring summer family where lifelong friendships develop and are nurtured.

Located on 118 acres in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, our setting inspires campers to embrace nature, take positive risks and become more independent.


Camp Juliette Low

Cloudland | 770-428-1062


June 2 – July 27 | Call for details

Camp Kingfisher

Roswell | 770-992-2055 x238


May 28 – Aug. 2 | Cost varies

Connect with nature this summer, build lasting friendships and have all the fun of a traditional summer camp at Chattahoochee Nature Center’s Camp Kingfisher. Since 1993, Camp Kingfisher has provided an unforgettable camp experience to thousands of children and young adults. Campers can explore 127 acres of woodlands, three ponds, and the Chattahoochee River for a unique summer experience that encourages personal growth, teamwork and environmental stewardship in campers. Certified counselors lead hikes, animal encounters, science explorations, canoeing, swimming, arts and more. One-week and two-week sessions for rising kindergartners to seventh-graders. Two-week sessions with off-site travel for rising eighth- and ninth-graders.


Camp Invention

North Canton | 800-968-4332


Call for details


Camp Kudzu

Atlanta | 833-995-8398


May 28 – Aug. 3 | $800


Camp Living Wonders

Atlanta | 678-888-2259



Camp Twin Lakes

Atlanta | 706-231-9887


May 26 – Aug. 2 | Rates CTL subsidized 70% of the cost


Camp Walkabout

Chattanooga, TN | 423-757-2515


June 9 – July 20 | $1384 – $2434


Chastain Arts Center and Gallery

Atlanta | 404-252-2927


June 3 – Aug. 2 | $250.00 per week

Chastain Horse Park Horse Lovers Summer Camp

Atlanta | 404-252-4244 x 1001


June 3 – July 22 | $700 per session

Calling all equestrian campers!!! Chastain Horse Park’s Horse Lovers Summer Camp is offered for riders 4-8 years of age and is filled with learning, horsemanship, riding and fun for campers at beginner skill levels! Developing skills and understanding the importance of safety are key themes for our youngest riders, as well as fostering a love of horses, horse care and riding. We emphasize a hands-on and safe learning approach while developing and strengthening skills in the areas of awareness, coordination, confidence, courage, friendships and fun. Daily riding lessons are age-appropriate and include skill building activities geared toward our younger riders.


Circus Summer Camp

Decatur, Dunwoody, Sandy Springs, Marietta | 404-370-0001


June 3 – July 26 | $65 – $625


Dunwoody Nature Center

Dunwoody | 770-394-3322


May 28 – Aug. 15 | $175 – $350


Emory Total Sports

Atlanta | 404-727-7270


June 3 – Aug. 9 | $150 – $300


Emory Total Tennis

Decatur | 404-727-6389

May 28 – June 14

Epstein Summer Adventure Camp

Atlanta | 404-25-5606


June 3 – 28 | $155 – $340

Epstein Summer Adventure Camp (ESA) is located at The Epstein School and open to the public for four weeks in June (3-28) for 2-year-olds – 8th grade. With new and exciting adventures each week, we are your Sandy Springs headquarters for summertime fun! Please check out our camp options and register early to ensure your child has a spot. With over 40 different half day and full day camp options, there is something for everyone! Before and aftercare is available. Multi-week discounts are available. Questions? Contact the ESA Camp Director, Laura Blaskett at laura.blaskett@epsteinatlanta.org or by phone at 404-250-5606.

Friends School of Atlanta Summer Camp Program

Decatur | 404-373-8746


June 10 – July 26 |  $285 per week plus Aftercare

The Friends School of Atlanta is offering a spectacular array of STEAM-based FSA Summer Camp programs designed to educate and entertain! Take a look at the Summer Camp page on FSA’s website and choose from a wide range of offerings for ages 5 to 15, including art, digital art, robotics, coding, environmental science, math, drama and so much more! There is a $10 early bird discount through April 6, using the code EARLY. There is also a 10 percent discount for sibling registrations. To combine the early bird with sibling discounts, the code is EARLYSIB. For questions, contact Fiona Thompson, Summer Camp Director.

High Meadows Camp

Roswell | 770-993-7975


June 3 – Aug. 2 | $1260

A relaxed and caring atmosphere set on 40 acres of farm and woodland in Roswell. Children ages 4 -13 have opportunities for self-discovery through age-appropriate activities directed at personal improvement, environmental awareness, and noncompetitive achievement. Activities include archery, animal encounters, woodworking, canoeing, crafts, swimming, drama, nature and sports. Providing outstanding traditional outdoor experiences enriching lives in a caring, nurturing, child-centered setting, since 1973.

HIES Bear Camps 

Atlanta | 404-303-2150 ext. 331


May 28 – July 26 | $160 – $435

HIES Bear Camps include extensive programming in academics, athletics, STEAM and Fine Arts. There’s something for everyone and with so many programs, students can find a variety of great camps to attend! Bear Camps programs are open to everyone – HIES families and non-HIES families. Friends, neighbors, and members of the community are invited to share in the same enriching summer experience that students from 75 different Atlanta-area schools have enjoyed in past years. PK5-Grade 12. Morning and afternoon options. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Register now at hies.org/bearcamps

In the City Camp

404-698-1134 |www.inthecitycamp.org

June 3 – Aug. 2 | $200 – $425

In the City Camp is a Jewish Day Camp like no other we truly see your child and your entire family as important parts of our community. Campers (K – 6th grade) choose their own daily activities, learn to take risks, and develop skills in a safe and nurturing environment. Our small camper-to-counselor ratio allows every camper to become the best version of themselves. 

With three locations around Atlanta (Intown, Sandy Springs, and Johns Creek), children form strong connections to each other, the Atlanta Jewish community, and Israel. Join us for a day, a week, or the entire summer as we revolutionize Jewish Day Camping by building a community of STRONG, KIND and CONFIDENT children.

Intown Jewish Preschool Camp

Atlanta | 404-931-6449


June 3 – July 26 | $400 – $1,400

Warm, nurturing and filled with hands-on learning excitement. Summer activities include enrichment in art, music, science, water play and special guests. Camp is open to preschool children from 18 months – 6 years old.


Jewish Kids Groups

Morningside and Brookhaven | 404-913-9554


Dates follow public school calendars | $81 per child, per day


Jewish Student Union GO Community Israel Trip

Atlanta | 678-666-5678


June 17 – July 2| $2349

Jump Start Gym 

Sandy Springs | 404-252-5867


Spring Break Camp: March 4 – April 26 | $60 per day or $222 per week

Summer Camp: May 28 – Aug. 30 | $65 per day or $260 per week

At JSG Camp kids will learn new skills in a fun and safe atmosphere. Kids will have an introduction to all gymnastics (vault, bars, beam, floor), tumbling, and ball sports (baseball, soccer, t-ball). Children will also participate in Arts and Crafts as well as group games. Jump Start will provide a healthy snack (please let us know of any allergies or food restrictions). Please send a lunch each day. Fun-filled days of bouncing, climbing, flipping and friendship await!

Kennesaw State University College of the Arts Summer Arts Programs

Kennesaw | 470-578-3417


June 3 – 9 | $295

Welcome to the College of the Arts’ Summer Arts programs! These one-week, non-residential programs are perfect for young artists who are serious about honing their craft and learning more about what it is like to pursue college-level work in the arts. We invite you to explore our offerings and experience the arts at KSU. Choose from the following programs: Acting, Dance, Music, Musical Theatre or Visual Arts. Please register early; many of our programs will fill up prior to the deadline of May 26, 2019.


Mainstage Atlanta: The Rialto Center for the Arts at GSU

Atlanta | 212-575-3103


June 3 – 7 | $595


Marist School Summer Camps

Atlanta | 770-457-7201


June 3 – Aug. 2 | $95 – $385

MJCCA Day Camps

Dunwoody | 678-812-4004


May 28 – Aug. 9 | Cost varies

At MJCCA Day Camps, rising Pre-K through 10th-graders make lifelong friendships, try new things, and explore their every interest, all while having the best summer ever! With three locations (Dunwoody, Intown and East Cobb) and 100+ camp offerings in Camp Isidore Alterman (where campers put down their electronics and play in nature!) and Specialty Camps, which focus on performing arts, sports, theme, travel, and teen options, the possibilities for an amazing summer are endless. For more information and to register, visit mjccadaycamps.org.


Music in Common Amplify 2019: Berkshires

Berkshires, NY | 413-248-6070


Once Upon A Ballet

Multiple Locations | 404-964-0529

www.onceuponaballetatl.com  www.musicaltheatercenteratl.com

May 28    Aug. 2 | $125 – $575

Pace Academy – Camp

Atlanta | 404-240-9130


June 3 – Aug. 2 | $150 – $450

With over 30 different types of camps during the summer, there is the perfect camp for every child! We offer academic, athletic, specialty and theatre camps for campers of all ages.

Ramah Darom 

Clayton | 706-782-9300


June 12 – Aug. 5 | $2750 – $9295

Welcome to a place where laughter abounds, friendships are formed, everyone feels welcome, and each day brings new opportunities to celebrate Jewish life. At Camp Ramah Darom, children have fun, learn new skills, gain independence and build lifelong friendships. In this space, campers from the Southeast join together with staff members from around the U.S. and Israel to create an inclusive and dynamic Jewish community.

In addition to offering adventure, athletics and arts, Ramah Darom provides a caring and inclusive approach to social, intellectual and spiritual growth. Through fun and innovative activities, Camp Ramah Darom inspires a passion for Jewish living, values and community, and provides campers with a place where being their authentic selves is encouraged and embraced.

Ramah Darom’s summer offerings include: Taste of Ramah, a 12-day program for rising 3rd-5th grade first-time campers; four and eight-week programs for rising 4th-11th graders; Tikvah Support Program for campers with neurodevelopmental disorders; Athletic Edge, Lacrosse and Rowing Specialty Tracks; Family Camps and Camp Yofi, for families with children with ASD.


Safari Camp

Atlanta | 404-624-5822


May 28 – Aug. 2 | $140 – $375 per week


Six Points Academy

Fort Lauderdale, FL | 561-208-1650


June 18 – July 28 | $3050 per session


Southeastern Railway Summer Camp

Duluth | 770-495-0253



Space Camp

Huntsville, AL | 800-637-7223


March 24 – Aug. 25 | $999

Sports Broadcast Camp 

Atlanta | 800-319-0884


July 15 – 19 | day camp $675 | overnight $1325

Have you ever dreamed of calling a last second, game winning shot on radio or TV?  Well now is your chance.  Boys and girls age 10-18 can learn from the pros in the sports broadcasting industry.  Meet sports celebrities.  Make sports anchor and reporting videos.  Host your own sports talk radio and PTI style shows.  Make play by play tapes of the Super Bowl, World Series, and NBA Finals.  Participate in our camp trivia contest and much more.

Spruill Arts Center

Atlanta | 770-394-3447


May 28 – Aug. 2 | $245 – $330

Join us for an artful adventure this summer! Spruill Center for the Arts offers week long visual arts camps for ages 5-14 and performing arts camps for ages 7-10. Our exciting hands-on activities allow campers to explore art, meet creative challenges and exercise their imaginations. Our summer camp program runs Monday – Friday, 9:30a.m.-3p.m., with before care (beginning at 8am) and after care (ending at 6pm) available for an additional fee. Visit spruillarts.org for more information.

Temple Sinai Preschool

Atlanta | 404-255-6200


June 3 – July 19 | $120 – $275 per week.

Join Temple Sinai Preschool for a summer of fun for children ages 18 months to 5 years old hosted at Springmont Montessori. Choose to register for individual weeks or sign up for all 6 weeks of summer camp. Each week will feature: water play, art, science, sports, music and exciting special guests! These are just some of the activities that your child will experience during camp, in a safe and caring preschool environment.

The Cottage School Cougar Athletic Camps

Roswell |770-641-8688


June 10 – July 26

The Cottage School athletic department offers a variety of sport opportunities during the summer months. The options include a girls combination basketball and volleyball, coed running, boys basketball and coed soccer camps. Enrolled students can sign up via the online school store. Other inquires, call 770-641-8688 or email athletic director, Richie Briggs, richardb@cottageschool.org.

URJ Camp Coleman

Cleveland | 770-671-8971


June 10 – Aug. 2 | $2630 – $5360

For over 50 years, Camp Coleman, a program of the Union for Reform Judaism, has served campers from the Southeast United States from Tennessee and the Carolinas through Georgia and Florida. Committed to core values of respect, peace, community and kindness, we build a warm and caring community where campers have fun, make lifelong friends and learn new skills. Our mission is to inspire campers and staff to become caring, committed, and connected to the Jewish community through an extraordinary camp experience.

Valley View Ranch Equestrian Camp for Girls 

Cloudland |706-862-2231


June 2 – July 26 | $2000 – $3500

Horse-lovers paradise! Since 1954, the purpose of Valley View Ranch has been to help each rancher have the full opportunity of horsemanship through instruction, time in the saddle on trails, and the care and responsibility of having her own camp horse, all atop beautiful Lookout Mountain. We offer several riding programs and encourage each camper to participate in all of them: English and Hunt Seat; Western Stock Seat and Barrels (Gymkhana); Trails and Vaulting. CHA instructors teach beginner to advanced riders.  Each girl can spend as much time as she likes with her favorite ranch horse during her stay, or she can bring her own.  Ranchers will find the facility comfortable, safe and spacious. Located on 600 acres of lush pastures, wooded trails and panoramic views. Enrollment is limited to 50 girls and is open to ages 8-17. The Jones family are third generation horse lovers, camp administrators, and equine educators making girls dreams come true!

Walker Summer Programs

Marietta | 770-427-2689


June 3 – July 26 | $175 – $400

Over 500 campers agree – Walker Summer Programs are the best way to spend your summer! Located just two miles from the Marietta Square, Walker offers an extensive and diverse selection of academic, athletic and artistic opportunities for 3-18 year olds in the metro Atlanta community. Choose from half day or full day options; early morning dropoff and late pickup are also available. From Quidditch Camp and Broadway on 41 to Big Shots Basketball and Tennis FUNdamentals, there is something for every camper at Walker!

Woodward Academy Summer Camps 

College Park | 404-765-4401


May 28 – July 26 | $110 – $400

Woodward Academy Summer Camps offer enrichment, athletic, academic and activity camps that are open to the public and accessible through our exceptional bus system. Your child will be immersed in a one-of-a-kind summer experience from the moment they arrive. Learn more about Woodward Academy’s camp offerings and join the fun!


Zone Camp

Lakewood | 1-866-THE-ZONE

June 26 – Aug. 9 | $1999 – $4198

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