97.9 The Hill Featured Chapel Hill Area Summer Camps

School of Rock Summer Rock & Roll Camps

Have you heard about School of Rock Chapel Hill from your friends? Would your child like to try it out for a week and see if it’s for them? Or, is your child already a rocker and just wants more experience? Either way, School of Rock Chapel Hill is the place to be for fun-filled, action-packed, rock and roll boot camps this summer!

We’ve got camps for rising 2nd-12th graders, specially designed to challenge each camper appropriately and get them performance-ready in just five days!

Tuition: For all camps, a purchase of $500 – $650 is required to enroll.

School of Rock Chapel Hill
(919) 338-1011


Camp Flytrap at North Carolina Botanical Garden

Join us for a week of hands-on outdoor discovery and natural science learning on our beautiful campus — featuring native plant gardens, woodland trails, ponds, stream, and LEED-certified Education Center. Kids will explore the wonders of North Carolina plants, wildlife, and habitats through nature hikes, games, stories, arts/crafts, and more. Camps feature small group sizes (camper to staff ratio of 4:1), experienced environmental educators and naturalists, and loads of fun! Our unique program is designed to connect children to nature through direct experiences, foster respect and appreciation for the environment, cultivate a love for science-learning, and promote conservation ethics.

Image result for north carolina botanical gardenAll camps offer a balance of indoor learning and outdoor field experiences designed and taught by staff educators, certified in CPR/First Aid, and supported by trained volunteer teen Counselors-in-Training (CIT).

Ages: 4 to 10
Dates: June to August
Cost: $153 to $340 depending on length of program and NCBG membership status
Contact: 919-843-852

North Carolina Botanical Garden
(919) 843-8524

Click here to sign up!


ArtsCamp at The ArtsCenter

Allow your camper to unleash their inner creativity! From molding with clay to digital photography and everything in between; The ArtsCenter offers over a dozen different courses tailored to your child’s interests and needs. The ArtsCenter’s ArtsCamp & Summer Youth Workshop program offers full and half-day programs for artists entering grades K-12 in a wide variety of disciplines. With small classes, taught by professional artists,  campers are enabled to focus on skill building and creative expression. The ArtsCenter offers unique visual and performing art camps each and every week of CHCCS summer vacation. Whether online or in person, ArtsCamp has the perfect experience tailored for your camper.

Campers will be able to engage with a variety of art forms, including: Dance, Theatre, Sculpture, Digital Media, and more. Through hands-on projects campers will learn how to express themselves through their art and have a ton of fun in the process.

Ages: 5 to 18

Dates: June to August
Cost: $72 to $358 depending on length and program chosen.
Contact: (919) 929-2787

The ArtsCenter 

Click here to sign up!


Morehead Planetarium Science Camps

Children naturally love to explore our world, and Summer Science Camps at Morehead Planetarium and Science Center are the perfect way to encourage your child’s curiosity and intellectual growth in a fun, nurturing environment. Give your child an early head start on STEM, the Morehead Planetarium’s week-long camps will help your camper excel. With drones and engineering for middle school campers. Older student will be utilize their brains to create amazing machines. For 4th through 5th graders, the Planetarium offers camps featuring coding, astronomy, and chemistry. Providing age appropriate experiments, the camps will help your camper learn how the world around them works.  Grades 2 and 3 will unleash their inner wizard learning magic tricks or brewing potions using science. Alternatively they could tap into that tech wizard inside and learn all about coding! All while the youngest campers will be exploring through time and space! Featuring dinosaurs, city building, and a Magic Tree House® space adventure, your camper is sure to have the time of their life!

All camps are located at Morehead (250 E Franklin St | Chapel Hill, NC) or surrounding buildings on The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus.

Ages: 5 to 13

Dates: June to July
Cost: $153 to $450 depending on age and membership status
Contact: (919) 962-1236

Morehead Planetarium & Science Center

Click here to sign up!


Kidzu Summer Camp

Fuel your campers natural creativity at Kidzu’s summer camp! Since 2006, Kidzu Children’s Museum has nurtured the creativity and confidence of thousands of area children. This summer Kidzu will be hosting summer camps like Lights! Camera! Action in which Campers’ imaginations come alive as they create full theatrical productions, including animation, set and costume design, puppet-making, and more!

Alternatively your camper might try joining Mad Science for a thrilling adventure! This camp puts children on a “deserted island” where they must work together to devise a means for collecting food and water, build shelters, bridges, and learn about the science behind survival. They use the tools to write messages to send in a bottle and witness a volcanic eruption! All these camps and more are available this summer. There are over a dozen camps to choose from, each tailor made to create an experience your camper will remember for years to come!

Kidzu’s ethos of “learning through play” permeates everything at Camp Kidzu. Each day is full of enriching activities as we learn together. Every morning starts with free play time in the museum and we make time for games, songs, and stories as we explore each theme!

 

Ages: 4 to 11

Dates: June to August
Cost: $250 per camp
Contact: (919) 933-1455 | info@kidzuchildrensmuseum.org

Kidzu Childrens Museum

Click here to sign up!


Montessori School of Durham Summer Camp

Seeking to provide your camper with an artistic experience unlike any other? Is your camper excited about the prospect of learning about the world around them? If yes, then the Montessori School of Durham Summer Programs are for you! The Montessori School of Durham is offering summer camps tailored directly for your campers interests. Whether it be marital arts, pottery theater, national parks or more, your camper with find a perfect fit for them!

Montessori School of Durham provides a quality and fun summer camp experience for your child. They offer two types of camps, morning, which runs from 8:00 to Noon, and all-day which runs from 8:00 to 3:00.  For those that need it, extended care is available for each camp.

All camps will follow the 3Ws for COVID safety: 6 ft physical distancing, wear a mask, and frequent hand washing. Campers will complete a health screening prior to arrival. Our increased sanitation processes and protocols will be in place. The camps utilize separate spaces but students staying for extended care will be cohorted based on level: Early Childhood (3 year olds through rising 1st grade) and Elementary (rising 2nd grade through rising 7th grade).

The Montessori School of Durham’s mission of “Igniting passion and curiosity for lifelong learning” is the guiding principle at their camps. Every day your child will be challenged and engaged in an environment of learning and cooperation.

 

Ages: 3 to rising 7th graders

Dates: June 13th to August 13th
Cost: $245 to $360 per camp
Contact: (919) 489-9045 | Eliza@msdurham.org

Montessori School of Durham

Click here to sign up!


Alphabetical Listings


All Day Summer Entrepreneurship Program – Young Founders Institute

The Young Founders Institute in conjunction with UNC and Launch Chapel Hill will be offering a summer entrepreneurship program for ambitious middle and high school students at 1789 Venture Lab. Build a prototype, compete in a pitch competition and connect with like-minded students, industry experts, and local entrepreneurs. Registration is now open, scholarships available. Schedule: Three two-week terms – Term one – June 13th – June 25th | Term two – July 5th – July 16th | Term three – July 18th – July 30st. Ages: 12 to 18, coed. Skill: Novice to experienced. Learn more at www.youngfoundersinstitute.com!

Young Founders Institute
(919) 391-8921

 


A Plus Test Prep ACT/SAT Summer Step Ahead

Get a step ahead in college admissions testing with this course focused on critical reading, vocab in context, core math, timed essay, and essential grammar needed for both the SAT and ACT. Students also have the opportunity to participate in an academic enrichment program on a college or university campus. Learn more at www.aplushigherscores.com/!

A Plus Test Prep
(919) 824-3912 | aplus@aplushigherscores.com


The ArtsCenter Summer Camps

The ArtsCenter’s ArtsCamp & Summer Youth Workshop program offers full and half-day programs for artists entering grades K through 12 in a wide variety of disciplines. Small classes, taught by professional artists with a focus on skill building and creative expression, are the hallmarks of our camps. We offer both visual and performing art camps every week of CHCCS summer vacation.

Click here to explore the three different types of camp and to learn more.

The ArtsCenter
300-G East Main St.
Carrboro, NC 27510

(919) 929-2787


Artz Hub Summer Camp

Our gentle, step-by-step method of instruction is designed to help children bloom creatively while learning the fundamentals of art & writing in a calm, friendly environment; free of judgment and competition. Conveniently located in Southern Village, just five minutes south of Chapel Hill off 15-501, this location offers easy parking and spacious classrooms in multiple buildings as well as a lovely playground.

The Artz Hub

(919) 401-6001 | ArtzHubNC@gmail.com


Ballet School of Chapel Hill Dance Camps and Classes

The Ballet School of Chapel Hill offers a variety of camps and classes for all ages and levels in ballet, modern, contemporary jazz, rhythm tap, musical theater and hip-hop. We also offer a creative arts and dance camp for our youngest campers (ages 3-6) and a special needs dance camp for students ages 8 to 15. $75-$560 depending on length of camp. Visit balletschoolofchapelhill.com for more information and full listing of classes for children and adults, ages 3 to 18.

Ballet School of Chapel Hill
(919) 942-1339


Barriskill Dance Theatre School

At Barriskill they are committed to cultivating lives through the highest quality of dance training and opportunities. They provide dancers of all ages an encouraging environment to grow and excel. They strive for all of our dancers to be hard working, independent, responsible, and intelligent people in all aspects of their lives and encourage our students to achieve their fullest potential both in and out of dance class.

Barriskill Dance Theatre School
(919) 489-5100 | contact@barriskilldance.com


Blue Skies of Mapleview Horsemanship Camp

Since 1996 children from the ages of 7 to 17 have learned to ride in a non-competitive atmosphere of a family farm. They ride every day beginning with bareback including mounted games and a trail ride to Mapleview Farm. Clinics to learn all aspects of horsemanship in a fun supportive atmosphere. We accept all levels of riders from brand new to experienced riders. Our counselors all grew up riding at Blue Skies and are chosen for their caring attitude with younger riders as well as the horses. “Where horse sense is stable thinking” Five weeks are available in June and July. We are closely following CDC protocols in relation to Covid-19. Learn more at: blueskiesmapleview.us

Blue Skies of Mapleview, LLC
(919) 933-1444 | dpmblueskies@hotmail.com


Camelot Academy’s Edu-Ventures

Two week long programs for kids ages 6 to 12 of ‘learning lifted off the page!’ Programs range from LEGO Robotics to Farm Fun. Programs start in the morning with in-class academic learning followed by an afternoon of hands-on learning. Learn more at: camelotacademy.org

Camelot Academy
(919) 688-3040


Camp Riverlea

Camp Riverlea is a summer day camp in the Durham, NC area for children ages 5 to 12. Dedicated to providing high-quality outdoors and arts programs that emphasize personal growth, learning new skills, positive interpersonal relationships, and appreciation for the natural world. Owned and operated by Riverlea, LLC, Camp Riverlea was founded in 1971 and continues to be a summer camp tradition for Durham children.

Camp Riverlea
(919) 477-8739 | campersupport@campriverlea.com


Carolina Friends School Summer Programs

Nine weeks and 160+ options for ages 4 to 18: visual and performing arts, cooking, outdoor programs, sports, tech, college admissions, social justice, dinosaurs, Harry Potter, Star Wars, and more! Find out more here!

Carolina Friends School
(919) 383-6602 |info@cfsnc.org


Carolina Tiger Rescue Summer Camp

Campers will experience the incredible world of the sanctuary. They will visit the animals daily, learn about the essential role carnivores play in their natural habitats, find out what it takes to be a wildcat veterinarian, practice wildlife biology skills, and help some of the tigers express their creativity through painting! Each week of camp is limited to 12 campers. Please note, all campers will be required to wear masks during camp and social distancing will be observed to keep everyone safe.

Carolina Tiger Rescue
(919) 542-4454 | info@carolinatigerrescue.org


Carrboro Recreation & Parks Summer Camps

A variety of camps covering sports, the arts, special themes, and more. Ages are determined by the camp and the camp’s start date. More information, including the registration process, is available here.

Carrboro Century Center
(919) 942-8541


C’est Si Bon Kid Chefs

Week long camps introduce students ages 8 to 14 to cooking skills and cuisines of the world. Omnivores, pescatarians, vegetarians, and vegans welcome!

C’est Si Bon Cooking School
(919) 942-6550 | dorette@cestsibon.net


Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Summer Youth Enrichment

Half-day summer courses in subjects such as arts, science, math, sports, cooking, and more.

Courses held at various district schools.
(919) 967-8211


Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA Day Camps

A variety of camps available with activities such as science, movie making, and adventure.

YMCA of the Triangle Locations
(919) 719-9622


Chapel Hill Gymnastics

Full-day camp for ages: 5 to 13: $240/week 8:30am-3:30pm. Half-day camp for ages 3 to 5: $180/week 8:30am-11:30am. Learn more here.

Chapel Hill Gymnastics
(919) 942-3566 | info@ChapelHillGymnastics.com


Chapel Hill Parks & Rec

Each week campers ages, 5 to 15 years old, will create lasting memories as we offer diverse recreational experiences while promoting FUN! From swimming, arts and crafts, gym games, team building, field trips and more, our counselors help campers develop new skills and friendships. Registration information is available here.

Chapel Hill Parks & Rec
(919) 968-2743


Chestnut Ridge Camp & Retreat Center Summer Camps

Voted #1 Resident Camp by Carolina Parent Magazine! Located near Durham and Chapel Hill. One-week sessions. June 10-Aug. 23, 2021. ACA-accredited, non-profit camp associated with the United Methodist Church. Activities include horseback riding, canoeing, zip-line, farming, high ropes, mountain biking, basketball, cooking, crafts, archery, off site adventure trips and more!

Chestnut Ridge Camp and Retreat Center
(919) 304-2178 | info@campchestnutridge.org


Clapping Hands Farm Summer Camps

Art and nature camps and workshops for children ages 2 to 18, families and adults.

Clapping Hands Farm
(919) 542-5599 | clappinghandsfarm@gmail.com


College Preparatory Summer Seminars for Middle and High School Students

Seminars will run with 3-5 students (minimum and maximum). You can form your own seminar group! We’ll plan the seminar weeks and times around the group members’ availability. Cost will be determined by the number of students in the seminar and the number of hours we will meet. Click here for a list of available seminars!

**Seminars will be virtual if necessary**

Lewis Select College Consulting and ColPrep Tutoring, Inc
(919) 358-4645 | (910)-612-5520 |  lewisselectcc@gmail.com | colpreptutoring@gmail.com


Community Chorus Project Summer Workshops

Offering three workshops: Summer Glee 2020 for grades 6 to 9; the Summer Recording Workshop for grades 9 to 12; and Popup Chorus Events for kids of any age.

Community Chorus Project, LLC
(919) 428-1597 | popupchorus@gmail.com


Drama Kids of Orange County

When school is out – Drama is IN! We offer different week long programs that are run on half day and full day schedules.

Drama Kids of Orange County
(919) 589-8873


Duke School Summer Camps

Seven weeks of exciting summer programs for ages 4 to 15 with over 60 subject choices.

Duke School
(919) 493-2642 | camps@dukeschool.org


Duke University Youth Programs

Programs in a variety of subjects such as science, writing, and math.

Duke University
(919) 684-6259 | learnmore@duke.edu


Durham Academy Summer Programs

Over 275 different camps including Academics, Athletics, Enrichments for all kids ages 3 and up. Learn more at da.org/summer!

Durham Academy
(919) 287-1763


Durham Arts Council Art Camps

Durham Arts Council offers a variety of one and two-week camps in visual and performing arts, including Cultural Camps with global themes that introduce youth to the arts of the world, Dance Intensives and Teen Intensives. Camps run from June 7 – August 20 with in-person and virtual options. Ages 5 to 17.

Durham Arts Council, Inc.
(919) 560-2726


Durham Bulls Baseball Camp

Youth Baseball Camps at Durham Bulls Athletic Park are back for the summer of 2021! Register your child (ages 7-14) now for three days of baseball fun with instruction from experienced players and coaches. All baseball camp athletes are placed in groups based on their age prior to the first day of camp. Early Bird Registration (extended through March 14): $150 per camper. Beginning on March 15 registration will be $175 per camper.
Camp 1: June 30-July 2
Camp 2: July 21-23
Camp 3: August 18-20

Durham Bulls Baseball Club
(919) 687-6555 | aadams@durhambulls.com


Durham Parks and Recreation Summer Camps

Youth camps, teen camps, and specialty camps for all ages!

Durham Parks and Recreation Department
(919) 560-4355


Durham Public Schools Summer Camp Program

Day camps that combine enrichment and recreational activities including swimming and crafts.

Durham Public Schools
(919) 560-3816


Emerson Waldorf School Summer Programs

Specialty camps for kids ages 4 to 18. Join us for active, healthy, summer days filled with arts, fort-building, woodwork, crafts, skateboarding, nature exploration, and more on our 54 acres of fields, forests, and farm.

Emerson Waldorf School
(919) 967-1858


Empower Dance Studio

Includes classes in ballet, jazz, lyrical, and African dance; campers will eat lunch at different Downtown Restaurants, enjoy curated Art Gallery Tours, learn the proper Etiquette of dining and speaking, and create Vision Boards. (Some Lunches included) All campers receive a charm bracelet at end! Daily dance classes with guest artists across disciplines. Dancers will to use digital media for dance, create and perform site-specific dances. Develop your technical skill in a supportive and empowering environment (T-shirt & Snack included)

Empower Dance Studio
INFO@empowerdancestudio.com


Eno River Field Station Camp

ENO RIVER FIELD STATION takes students ages 12-15 out of the classroom and deep into discovery of their environment. Field Station is held at the Confluence Natural Area on the West and East Forks of the Eno River, outside Hillsborough, NC. Every day the students interact with scientists, researchers, science teachers, and environmental experts who make discovery and learning fascinating and fun.

Eno River
(919) 620-9099 ext. 204 | enofieldstation@enoriver.org


Finley Junior Golf Camp

Three weeks of programs for kids ages 7 to 17. They will learn the rules, etiquette and techniques of golf.

Finley Junior Golf Camp
(919) 428-5358 | info@finleyjrgolfcamp.com


The First Tee of the Triangle

Summer programs that instill life skills through the game of golf.

The First Tee of the Triangle
(919) 239-8056 | Info@TheFirstTeeTriangle.org


Girls Talk Math

A free two week long summer day camp hosted by the UNC Mathematics Department. The program is available to rising 9th through 12th graders who identify as girls or an under represented gender in the Triangle Area who are interested in exploring challenging math problems that go beyond the high school curriculum.

Girls Talk Math
(919) 628-4959 | girlstalkmath@unc.edu


Glazed Expectations Summer Camps

Creative pottery camp for kids ages 5 to 12 that provides instruction in different clay techniques, jewelry design, and textile design. No experience necessary!

Glazed Expectations
(919) 933-9700 | susannah@glazedexpectations.com


Hill Center Summer Offerings

Hill Learning Center offers a range of programs for students in the summer. Students do not need a formal LD/ADHD diagnosis to attend any of our summer offerings. These programs fill up quickly, so applying as early as possible is encouraged.

Hill Learning Center
(919) 489-7464 | admissions@hillcenter.org


Hollow Rock Summer Camps

Camps focused on tennis and other outdoor activities. Full-day and half-day camps focus on outdoor activities, sports, crafts and much more.

Hollow Rock Racquet and Swim Club 
(919) 489-1550 | info@hollowrock.com


Huntington Learning Center Chapel Hill Summer Programs

Huntington helps students grades K through 12th score higher on important college entrance and scholarship exams with proprietary, proven methods and  individualized tutoring from certified teachers.

Huntington Learning Center
(919) 435-2435


iD Tech held at UNC Chapel Hill

Kids and teens ages 7 to 19 learn to code, design video games, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, print 3D characters, work with AI, build laptops, and more! Your child can explore a prestigious campus, make new friends as they master new tech skills, and join a community of 400,000 alumni. Held at UNC-Chapel Hill, NC State, and 150+ universities nationwide. Program lengths and costs vary by course and location.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(888) 709-8324 | hello@iDTech.com


Immersion Island Summer Camps

All of the fun of a summer camp while totally immersed in Spanish or French for kids ages 8 to 17.

Immersion Island
(919) 259-2843 | info@immersionisland.org


Julie Berkowitz Ceramics for Summer Pottery Pals!

Join us at Julie Berkowitz Ceramics for Summer Pottery Pals! Classes are offered in the mornings and afternoon twice a week for three weeks, with the option to attend one or both sessions. Projects are designed for elementary aged students, ages 5-10 years. Students will work with clay to create functional and decorative pieces that go along with a theme. Pieces will be available for pick up approximately 3 weeks after the end of the session. Register online here!

Julie Berkowitz Ceramics for Summer Pottery Pals!

For more information, contact: 984-999-0329 / info@julieberkowitzceramics.com


The Kid’s Gym Camps

The Kid’s Gym is a gymnastics facility that offers classes to children who are 12 months – 12 years of age. We have state of the art equipment that can be modified to accommodate all of our classes.
Classes offered include: parent/child, preschool, and school-aged gymnastics classes. In addition we offer ninja/strength training classes, tumble and tramp classes, birthday parties, camps, open gym time, and parent survival nights!

The Kid’s Gym
(919) 240-7093 | kidsgymchapelhill@gmail.com


Kids Jiu Jitsu Camp

Introduce your child to the sport of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu along with the workouts and drills used to increase their success in the sport.

Chapel Hill Jiu Jitsu
(919) 265-4255 | info@chapelhilljiujitsu.com


Kidsplex Summer Camps

KidsPlex Summer Camps are all about keeping your child engaged, happy, and active during the summer! They will daily opportunities for new experiences and to make new friends along the way. Our Platinum Camp and Specialty Camps include swimming, ice skating, indoor/outdoor play, sports activities, arts & crafts, and so much more!

For specific camp descriptions, the weeks offered, and to register, please visit www.oc-sportsplex.com/summer-camp/.

Orange County Sportsplex
(919) 644-0339 ext. 228


Learning Outside Summer Camp Programs

Learning Outside offers week-long outdoor summer camps. Each camp is led by experienced, knowledgeable naturalists, artists, and educators, with a low camper-to-instructor ratio of 5 to 1. Camps run from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and cost $335/week. All 8 summer camps include work in the learning garden, arts and science activities, and caring for our chickens and goats. Activities are all hands-on and experiential integrating the arts, sciences and humanities with outdoor learning.

Triangle Land Conservancy’s Irvin Nature Preserve
learningoutside.org/summer-camps


Legacy Academy for Children Summer Camps

Full day camps with weekly themes from science to sports to nature, and special guests! For kids ages 6 to 12.

Legacy Academy Chapel Hill
(919) 929-7060 |lachapelhill@legacyacademy.com


Lerner Jewish Community School Summer Camps

Weekly themed camps for ages 2 to 4, 3 to 5, and grades K through 5th that teach swimming, sports, cooking, and more. Inclusive to all, no specific religious background required.

The Lerner School
(919) 929-7060 | shalom@lernerschool.org


Marbles Kids Museum Summer Camp

Playful, fun, creative and original, Camp Marbles has long been the community’s favorite choice for summer camp. Camp Marbles follows CDC guidelines and best practices for safe play, giving you peace of mind while giving your child the chance to discover, connect and make new friends. Each day at Camp Marbles is designed to provide a joyful, play-based and socially enriching experience that creates lasting memories. Campers rotate through creatively themed activity rooms, museum exhibits, and active outdoor play. Campers explore engaging activities with a fun mix of hands-on play, crafts and games.
For the optimal camp experience, Marbles recommends attending no more than 3 consecutive weeks.

Marbles Kids Museum
(919) 857-1040 | camps@marbleskidsmuseum.org


Montessori School of Durham

Montessori School of Durham provides a quality and fun summer camp experience for your child. With options for children 3 years old – rising 7th grade, students will express creativity while refining artistic skills in art and pottery camps, delve into the world of musical theater, practice martial arts, and more!

Montessori School of Durham
(919) 489-9045


Morehead Planetarium Summer Science Camps

Science is an adventure – an amazing opportunity to explore the world around us. Children naturally love to explore our world, and Summer Science Camps at Morehead Planetarium and Science Center are the perfect way to encourage your child’s curiosity and intellectual growth in a fun, nurturing environment. There are over 20 topics, or ‘camp sessions,’ available, ranging from Coding 101 to Wetlands to Magic TreeHouse Research. For K through 8th graders.

Morehead Planetarium
(919) 962-1236 | mpsc_gr@unc.edu


Museum of Life and Science Summer Camps

Week long themed camps for kids from pre-K to 8th grade, covering topics including food, outdoors, career choices, and more!

Museum of Life and Science
(919) 220-5429 ext. 313 | summercamp@lifeandscience.org


NCSSM Summer Accelerator Camp

Talented rising 7th to 12th graders from around the world come together for rigorous, hands-on summer STEM courses with enriching extracurricular programming. These residential programs are offered at the North Carolina School of Science and Math in Durham and at Brevard College in Brevard, NC. Rising 7th to 9th graders spend one week on campus, and rising 10th to 12th graders begin the program with two weeks of online work followed by one week on campus.

North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics
(919) 426-2635 | summer@ncssm.edu


NCSSM Summer Early Accelerator Camp

Rising 5th-6th grade students embark on a series of exciting, hands-on STEM adventures in Early Accelerator. These weeklong day camp programs are offered at the North Carolina School of Science and Math in Durham and at Barton College in Wilson, NC.

North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics
(919) 426-2635 | summer@ncssm.edu


New Hope Camp and Conference Center Summer Camp

Nine week long sessions of full day and overnight camps with activities such as archery, canoeing, and more. For rising 1st to 9th graders.

New Hope Camp and Conference Center
(919) 942-4716 | info@newhopeccc.org


Piedmont Wildlife Center Summer Camp

Summer camp at Piedmont Wildlife Center is a magical time. We see old friends and make new ones. Each year marks a new opportunity for outdoor exploration and nature connection. To all the old-timers and newcomers, we are excited to welcome you (back) into the wild! COVID-19 We are currently planning to run 2021 summer camps with our COVID-19 precautions. We will notify you if any changes occur before the beginning of camps.

Piedmont Wildlife Center
(919) 489-0900 | admin@piedmontwildlifecenter.org


Pittsboro Youth Theater

Pittsboro Youth Theater is offering safe, in-person theater camps this summer! The state of COVID in Chatham County will determine performance venue(s) and social distancing followed in rehearsals and performances. PYT will always act to assure campers are as protected as possible during camp days and performances.

Ages: 6-12; 3 weeks for ages 10-18.

Dates: Weekly camps, 2-week summer intensive, and 3-week summer intensive, June 14 – August 13. 9 am–5pm, early drop-off and late pick-up for an additional fee.

Pittsboro Youth Theater
(919) 533-6997 | 18A E. Salisbury St., Pittsboro NC 27312 | PYTensemble@gmail.com


Play Club Camp

With experienced and professional teachers, PLAY CLUB CAMP offers limited spots to secure small chill/adult ratio and personalized attention. We offer Spanish, swimming, art techniques, sports, cooking, and so much more. Registration information available here. Ages: 5 to 11.  Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm Camp weekly themes, dates and prices: Week 1 – Ocean Dive -June 24 – 28: $300 (-$25 sibling’s discount) Week 2 – Fly Fly High – July 1-5: $275 (-$25 sibling’s discount) – No camp the 4th of July! Week 3 – All around the world-  July 8-12: $300 (-$25 sibling’s discount) Special discount applies if registered for all 3 weeks!

Play Club Camp
(919)6319615 | playclubcamp@gmail.com


PlayMakers’ Theatre Quest Camps

Theatre Quest is an exciting program for rising 6th–rising 9th graders that offers week-long camps for aspiring actors and interested youth to study a variety of theatre disciplines and train with professional theatre artists. Kids will be working with instructor Dave McClutchey. All camps end with a Friday performance sharing for friends and family. Cost is $325 ($625 for two week camp). To register for classes, fill out the Theatre Quest Registration Form. For details on each class and instructor bios, visit https://playmakersrep.org/syc.

Joan H Gillings Center for Dramatic Art
playmakersrep.org


Primrose School Summer Adventure Club

New adventurers and old friends power up imaginations with fun experiences and exciting activities like building robots, creating digital art, taking on engineering challenges and playing sports. Camp Themes: Get a Move On, Crack the Code, What Floats Your Boat, Ultimate Design Challenge: Community Park for Your Primrose Friends, Give it New Life, Set it in Motion, Take the Stage, Deep Sea Adventures, Blast Off!, What a Catch, A Leg Up and Swing into Action. Visit www.PrimroseSchools.com today to enroll!

Primrose School of Chapel Hill at Briar Chapel
(919) 441-0441


Progression Climbing Summer Camp

Offering camps every weekday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  from the weeks of June 8 to August 24. Kids do a variety of climbing games, practice, and projects, as well as crafts and some outdoor fun. Pricing is $225 for three days a week (or $200 for members), and $300 for all five days a week (or $250 for members). We also have a drop-in day rate of $85.

Progression Climbing Bouldering Gym
(919)904-7217 | info@climbprogression.com


Schoolhouse of Wonder Summer Camps

Nature-based outdoor adventure camps for kids ages 5 to 12, including leadership training for kids ages 13 to 15. Camp types include classic, specialty, and overnight with discounts offered for multiple camp or multiple kid sign ups!

Schoolhouse of Wonder
(919) 477-2116


School of Rock

All of their music programs for kids, teens, and adults are designed to help students gain amazing musical proficiency. No prior musical experience is required. In person or Online guitar lessons, piano lessons, drum lessons, singing lessons and more are all offered through the School of Rock.

School of Rock Chapel Hill
(919) 338-1011 | CHAPELHILL@SCHOOLOFROCK.COM


Southern Village Day Camp

A theme-based weekly camp focused on healthy indoor and outdoor activities designed to provide great social interactions, challenge minds and bodies, and provide enjoyment of the summer season. Includes hiking, crafts, scavenger hunts, and plenty of cool indoor activities. For additional fees kids can also participate in tennis and swim lessons. For kids ages 5 to 10. Click here to sign up!

Southern Village Club
(919) 969-8442 | manager@southernvillageclub.com


Strouds Creek Farm Summer Camp

The summer camp program at Strouds Creek Farm is designed to offer a unique summer experience for your child. Summer camp is intentionally limited to a maximum of 15 children. This group size allows children to develop friendships and enjoy calm and joyous days on the farm. The program is a down-to-earth opportunity for a nature-based experience. The time spent at Strouds Creek Farm is child-centered and focuses on a routine of activities, but is not an inflexible, super scheduled day. They calmly approach the day that allows for flexibility and follows the child’s interest.

Strouds Creek Farm
(919) 406-4552| stroudscreekfarm@gmail.com


Studio School Summer Camp

Summer Camp at The Studio School of Durham gives your child the opportunity to discover, explore, and engage in hands-on learning all summer long. We offer a variety of week-long themes for children ages 6 to 10 that are guaranteed to spark their creativity in a safe and naturally inspiring environment. Cooking, robotics, art, and more. $275 per week, 8:30 to 3:00pm. There are two themes to choose from each week: click here to register/learn more!

The Studio School of Durham
(919) 967-2700 extension 2


Temple Theatre Summer Conservatory

The Musical Theatre Conservatory is a performance conservatory for ages 8 – 18 which culminates in a full production in front of a live audience. Participants attend classes and rehearsals in acting, voice and dance, which are led by the Temple staff and professional guest instructors.

Triangle Day School
(919) 774-4512 | education@templeshows.org.


Triangle Day School Summer Program

Our Summer Program’s goal is to provide a safe and nurturing environment while offering opportunities for personal and social growth, exploration, and fun for all children ages 4 to 15. We promote a relaxed, easy-going, and friendly place for students in our community and the public. We offer a full-day summer program from early June through August. You may register for individual weeks or multiple weeks at a time.

Triangle Day School
(919) 383-8800 | summer@triangledayschool.org


Triangle Drone Academy

We offer week-long STEM day camps for campers, aged 10 to 14, to fly, code and build drones while learning about many aspects of the drone industry. The camp is ideal for students interested in drones, science, technology, aerial photography, videography, flight skills and so much more.

Triangle Drone Academy
(919) 537-8189


Triangle YMCA

YMCA camps offer kids a chance to unplug and safely explore places, activities and ideas. At camp, children discover new talents, new interests and make new friends.
Parents have trusted YMCA camps for generations because our caring, trained staff foster skill development, inclusion and a fun environment.

The YMCA
(919) 719-9622


Triangle Youth Ballet Summer Dance

Whether it’s trying out a new kind of dance, refining your technique, building strength, increasing stretch, or any number of other goals, dancing in the summer months is a great way to stay on top your training and stay in touch with your dance family. Triangle Youth Ballet offers Summer Ballet Academy, ​Story Dance Theatre Camp, Variation Intensive, Young Dancer’s Ballet Lab, Private coaching, and more! Registration information is available here. Join us for some (air-conditioned) summer fun! Ages 3 and up.

Triangle Youth Ballet
(919) 932-2676


Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill Summer Camps

Camps for ages 5 to 17 that help build students’ skills and friendships all while having fun.

Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill
(919) 402-8262 | summerprograms@tsdch.org


USA Ninja Challenge

USA Ninja Challenge is an obstacle course training program that combines basic skill sets from gymnastics, climbing, cross training, and track and field. The sport of Ninja is quickly becoming the most fun and creative way to meet the physical needs of today’s kids! Ninja Challenge is open to boys and girls ages 4 to 17. Our class program has 6 levels to master with a wide variety of progressions, drills and challenges to tackle. Ninjas that demonstrate their mastery of skills advance to the next level of training. Each Ninja progresses according to their own abilities. The purpose of the program is to build children’s self-esteem, confidence and sense of accomplishment, one obstacle at a time.

USA Ninja Challenge
(984) 219-2559


Walk the Eno Science and Nature Summer Camp

Our program offers a fun, discovery-focused experiential learning program. We place an emphasis on helping kids develop skills in science, respect for each other and the natural environment, and confidence in getting out & asking their own questions.
If your child is ages 8-12, please apply today for iWalk the Eno Summer Camp!

Eno River
(919) 620-9099 ext. 204 | iwalk@enoriver.org


YMCA Camp Cheerio

Cheerio Traditional Camp offers summer residential camping for children entering 2nd grade to 10th graders. During the four weeks of Girls Camp and six weeks of Coed, Cheerio offers campers the chance to participate in various activities that help them explore and develop their potential and lives as young Christians in a safe and supportive environment. Perched atop the eastern side of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Camp Cheerio sits on 135 acres of pristine land with plenty of room to run, play, and grow!

The YMCA
(336) 363-2604


1870 Farm

An educational farm just minutes from UNC and the heart of Chapel Hill and Carrboro.
Our 17-Acre farm includes multiple gardens and over 70 animal residents (many of them rescues), including chickens, turkeys, sheep, goats, cows, horses, donkeys, pigs, bunnies and alpaca. and Llama They offer farm education, private events, tours and more!

1870 Farm
(919) 590-4120 |Tiffany@1870farm.com