There is really no way your kids will be bored this summer with all the amazing camps being offered by Arizona local businesses. See below for our big list of Awesome Arizona Camps for Kids: RELATED POST: Arizona Summer Fun for Kids ALSO SEE: Bear Essentials News for Kids Guide for Summer in Phoenix and Tucson
TUCSON & SOUTHERN AZ
The Juice Box Summer Camp for Kids, Tucson Have a budding young artist at home? Need a cool, creative alternative for the hot summer days in Tucson? We have the place for you! Camps are available in one week increments. More info.
Camp KIND 2014, Tucson Join the "be kind" movement this summer with Ben's Bells! Campers will learn about and experience the powerful influence intentional kindness has on individual happiness, relationships and communities. More info.
Plant Power Summer Camps at Tucson Botanical Gardens, Tucson Plants make life possible on earth and play a major role in our everyday lives. Join Tucson Botanical Gardens for a week-long exploration of human interactions with plants. Campers will gain a renewed admiration for nature in a tranquil setting in the heart of Tucson. More info.
Summer Youth Classes at KXCI, Tucson KXCI is pleased to offer summer dj training programs for youth ages 9-12 and teens aged 13-16. This is a hands on class where students receive an introduction to: broadcast equipment and rules, music appreciation and selection, creating music sets, and public speaking. More info.
Summer Drum Camp, Tucson June 16th through June 20th from 9:00am to 12:30pm. Lots of great fun and skill building workshops. Rock, jazz, marching, electronic and more will be learned. Play with a live band in several styles. Limited to a maximum of 20 students ages 9 to 18 year olds who have some drumming experience already. More info.
Arizona Theatre Company's Summer on Stage, Tucson Summer on Stage is a five-week intensive training program that culminates in fully realized productions performed on the main stage at the Temple of Music and Art. Arizona Theatre Company staff and professional teaching artists selected by ATC lead students through a variety of theatre classes. More info.
S.T.E.A.M. Camps at Tucson Children's Museum S.T.E.A.M. Camps offer fun-filled learning all summer long at Children's Museum Tucson! Campers will enjoy educational hands-on activities, experiments, games and the Museum's exhibits. More info.
Summer Camp at Tucson Waldorf School, Tucson Keep your children engaged this summer with Tucson Waldorf School’s summer programs. We are excited to offer weekly summer day camp programs for children from preschool to Grade 8. Creative opportunities in a safe and nurturing environment consistent with all of the elements parents love about Waldorf Education. More info.
Summer Camp at Tucson Clay Co-op, Tucson Wheel throwing, hand building, sculpture, and more fun with clay at the summer camps offered by the Tucson Clay Co-op! More info.
Summer Arts Program at Tucson Museum of Art Inspired by the permanent collection and special exhibitions, the Museum offers summer art classes for ages 5 – 13 to express their creativity and produce original works of art. Classes are arranged by age and meet in the mornings during the summer. Weekly classes with morning sessions available. More info.
Weeklong Camps at the Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, Tucson Week-long camps are Monday through Friday from 9am-12pm. For ages 5-7 and 8-12. Camp sessions are limited to 15 participants. Pre-registration required. Tuition: $90/$80 members per child, per session (includes one snack per day and all materials and supplies). More info.
PHOENIX METRO AREA
Pueblo Grande Museum, Phoenix The Museum is offering two weeks of hands-on Hohokam science, history, art, music, and archaeology classes to choose from for children of all ages. Camps to choose from: Archaeology For Kids Summer Camp (June 9-13), Art-e-ology (June 23-27). More info.
Hubbard Sports Camp, Multiple Locations Hubbard Sports Camp is a fun filled, friendship building, and active way to enjoy the summer. Our goal is to guide and teach every camper according to their ability while making the activities fun and rewarding. More info.
Arizona Sunrays Supercamp, Phoenix World-Class Gymnastics Instruction, Dance, Karate, Bounce House, Sports, Special Guests, Fun Weekly Themes, Swim Lessons & More! More info.
Camp Zoo at the Phoenix Zoo, Phoenix Kids can spend summer and winter breaks at the Zoo with Camp Zoo! Camp Zoo at the Phoenix Zoo offers children ages kindergarten through 8th grade an opportunity to explore nature and the zoo in a fun, hands-on and exciting way. More info.
Camp Innovation at Arizona Science Center, Phoenix Camp Innovation Summer 2014 offers 14 innovative programs designed to inspire every child ages 3-14. Children can explore engineering, LEGO® robotics, apps, film, art, weather, chemistry, sports, medicine, zoology, Egyptian science and more. More info.
Phoenix Center For The Arts Summer Camps, Phoenix Kids receive professional instruction in visual and performing arts. Campers are grouped by age; ages 5-15. Family and friends are invited to the Center at the end of each 3-week Summer Camp Session to watch the kids perform songs, dances and theatrical skits that they have created at camp. More info.
Summer Baseball & Softball Boot Camps at Challenge, Tempe Specialized three day boot camps offer skill instruction and training for serious players ages 11 & up. Camps will build on a strong foundation and increase performance with advanced training. All hitting camps are capped at 8 players each and all pitching camps are capped at 6 players each. More info.
Summer Camp at Deer Valley Rock Art Center, Phoenix The Deer Valley Rock Art Center offers an action-packed summer camp for children 8–12 at a real archaeological site and desert nature preserve. Campers learn about archaeology, the Sonoran Desert, cultural anthropology, Southwest peoples and sustainability. More info.
Camp Audubon Adventures, Phoenix What do archery, animal tracking, hiking, wilderness skills and star-gazing all have in common? They are all weekly activities at Camp Audubon Adventures! In addition, each week focuses on a special theme and features an overnight camp-out at Camp Colley in Payson. More info.
Building with Toy Bricks at The Heard Museum, Phoenix Bonanza Educational has partnered with the Heard Museum to provide a one-of-a-kind summer program for children ages 7-13 with four components of fun based on the exhibit BUILD! Toy Brick Art at the Heard. If you're a Localist, save $15 off the normal price! More info.
Arizona Youth Sports Leagues Indoor Sports Camp, Peoria Keep cool while staying active in our fully air conditioned facility located at 75th Avenue just South of Bell Rd. The focus of our sports camps is to build your child's confidence and character while they improve their skills. More info.
Desert Botanical Gardens Summer Camps, Phoenix Summer Camp at the Garden is always an adventure. Each day our campers become scientists as they use their powers of observation in the classroom and on the trail to learn about the world around them. The Garden’s enthusiastic educators encourage exploratory learning in a fun and safe environment. More info.
Multicultural Theater Camp at Herberger Theater, Phoenix During the intensive camp, guest artists and creative volunteers introduce the children to improvisation, character development, mask making, costumes, props and technical components of theater. The production is totally created by the young campers and culminates with a final performance. More info.
2014 Camp Simcha and SARRC Summer Camp Program, Phoenix SARRC has partnered with Camp Simcha to include children with a diagnosis of ASD (autism spectrum disorder) ages 3-10 with their typically developing peers in existing Camp Simcha summer camps. More info. SARRC is also offering UAT Geek Tech Camp and Employment 101 & 201.
Summer Performing Arts Camps at Arizona Broadway Theatre, Peoria ABT’s Academy provides Valley children (ages 7-19) interested in the performing arts the opportunity to explore their creativity and expand their imagination while learning from some of the top professional actors, dancers and singers from across the nation. More info.
Comedy & Improv Camps at National Comedy Theatre, Mesa National Comedy Theatre’s Improv Comedy Camp will teach kids to hone their creative energy into team work, listening skills, trust and self confidence through slightly more challenging improv games and exercises. More info.
Summer Camp at Peaceful Warrior Martial Arts & Healing Center, Scottsdale One-week camps to keep your ninja's brain and body occupied this summer. Peaceful Warrior students enjoy a wide range of youth, teen and adult classes in various martial arts forms. From traditional to contemporary styles, we have a martial arts program for anyone! More info.
Summer Camps at AZ on the Rocks, Scottsdale Need a way to keep the kids active, moving and happy during the hot summer months? Want them doing more than playing video games and sitting in the house all day? AZR has the perfect solution-our Summer Camp, the only place where it's ok to climb the walls. More info.
A Day in the Life Summer Camp, Phoenix Journey back in time to Phoenix in 1900 and experience history through A Day in the Life of a Victorian girl, an adventurous boy, a territorial doctor, a wealthy housewife, and a young maid. Each day is filled with fun activities that will teach your child about early Arizona and foster appreciation for history and their community. More info.
Summer Yoga Camp at Desert Song, Phoenix Desert Song’s 7th annual children’s yoga camp for ages 5-10 will include asana practice, techniques for fostering kindness, poses and games to boost confidence, and practices to generate cooperation and compassion. More info.
Seed Spot High School Program, Phoenix The SEED SPOT High School Program is a one-week program designed to inspire, educate and launch solutions to important societal problems. Join the SEED SPOT staff, ventures, mentors and a team of like-minded peers for a fun, fast-paced week! We have two programs available: July 14-18 and July 28-August 1. More info.
Summer Bootcamp at Spot 127, Tempe This year, SPOT 127 is offering an immersive camp at the main Rio Salado College campus in Tempe, the home of KJZZ-FM, from June 9-20 (Monday-Friday), 8am-12:30pm. SPOT 127 staff, KJZZ journalists and media professionals from across the Valley will mentor students while they produce audio and video pieces. More info.