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Unique Summer Camps #CLT 2017


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Can you believe is April already??? To all those parents who haven't had an opportunity to register your kids into a summer camp; now it's a great time to go out and check our summer camp tab. To make it much easier for you here we are featuring 22 summer camps with plenty of variety that can fit your kids' personalities.


Camp Invention

 Is your child not the right grade for Camp Invention? Check out our other Preschool-12th STEM programs Children are presented with fun, hands-on challenges that encourage creative problem solving, teamwork, entrepreneurship, and innovation. Camp invention is led by experienced local educators and new curriculum is introduced each year, inspired by the Inductees of the National Inventors Hall of Fame! REGISTER TODAY! 

Carolina Flipz 

Our FlipzFest Camp is one of the best in Charlotte! During this fun-filled week our kids learn gymnastics skills, team bonding, artistic creativity, healthy living, independence and much more! This camp is not just for gymnasts but all athletes that like to flip around and have a fun time. Our USAG certified instructors maintain a safe and structured atmosphere for all kids to participate no matter what their gymnastics abilities may be. REGISTER TODAY!

Discovery Place 

Ever wonder how to turn summer into a learning adventure? When school is out, education and adventure are in at Discovery Place Science Summer Camps. Led by professional educators, we offer a variety of themes to get kids fired up about science, technology, nature and art. New this year, Extended Care is now available from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 - 5:15 p.m. Camps are selling fast. Book today!

Historic Latta Plantation 

Each summer Historic Latta Plantation offers a variety of fun outdoors camps which focus on history, agriculture, and primitive life. Farm Camps are available for children ages 4 to 17 and include age appropriate activities. Historical camps are offered to boys and girls alike, ages 8-12, including Miss. Jane's Academy, Civil War Soldier Camp, and Revolutionary War Soldier Camp. For a complete listing of summer camp offerings, click the Camp Programs and Summer Camp tabs to the left of this webpage. Camps fill quickly, register today!

Charlotte Youth Broadcasting Camp


2017 Summer Sessions Available! June 12th - 16th T.V. Broadcasting Week June 19th - 23rd Radio Broadcasting Week June 26th - 30th Sports Reporting Week (final session) Deposit required to hold Camper(s) space. Click for Early Bird Specials Maybe your child talks too much, listens to the radio too much, watches TV & sports way too much... Well that may be a pet peev to you, but an area of interest to them. Allow Charlotte Youth Broadcasting Camp to broaden their exposure to the medium. CYBC is national specialty camp for Broadcasting. This camp can change the course of your child's life. We will provide visual and hands-on activities to encourage their curiosity of Broadcasting. One day sooner than later your child will tell you Mom, Dad, Grandma, or Grandpa thank you because I have graduated from college with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and its all because you invested in me, you sent me to Charlotte Youth Broadcasting Camp, CYBC. Don't hesitate allow your child to participate! REGISTER Now!




Chef Alyssa's Kitchen Culinary Summer Camps

Camp Back Creek 

Camp Back Creek is an eight-week summer camp. The staff is extremely pleased to welcome you and your child to our program. Our mission is to give campers the best summer of their lives and create a lifetime of memories. We strive to provide a loving, safe, supervised, structured, and Christian environment. We have a wide variety of programming this summer to stimulate the physical, mentally, emotional development of each child through diverse activities ranging from: themed activities, sports, field trips, swimming, arts, cooking, crafts, Bricks 4 Kidz, and much more. Field trips include Carowinds, movies, Monkey Joe's, and splash pad. Join us for Camp Back Creek! For more information, contact Sharon Bunger at 704-549-4101.

Back for the 3rd year, each camp runs Monday – Friday from 9 am – 1 pm within our cooking space inside of Atherton Market in South End. We highlight all of our cooking classes by using local and organic ingredients. Our Kids Culinary Camps are meant to be more than your 'cookie-cutter' and "kitchy" cooking school. Chef Alyssa's Kitchen wants to teach the young chefs fantastic dishes! We do kindly request that your child has some experience cooking with a parent in the kitchen before signing up. On Friday afternoon – parents are invited to observe the end of class and enjoy lunch with their young chef. Each day of the class will focus on a specific theme. This will include: -Breakfast Day. -Asian Flavors Day. -Baking Day. -Caribbean Day. -Southern BBQ Day. Register Today! 

Charlotte Day Camp 

Charlotte Day Camp is an enriching camp environment that focuses on creating Growth, Learning, and Fun for every camper. We have operated in Charlotte since 2011. For 2017, the camp will be held at 1817 Central Ave in Plaza Midwood.

Every week at Charlotte Day Camp features three program track choices that campers can sign up for. The first is Cultural Explorers, a multicultural program where we explore a new country each week. The second is Project Challenge, where campers engage in a different project or challenge each week. Finally, Game Theory Camp is all about learning from strategy-based and imaginative board games.

Charlotte Day Camp is different from some other summer camp programs because we are built on a strong Outcomes Focus. We don't just put activities together and hope that the campers have a good time. There are three specific Program Outcomes that we design our camp to achieve for every camper: Growth, Learning, and Fun.

When we say Growth, we mean helping campers build positive, healthy, and productive dispositions. Learning is all about practicing skills that are critical to success in the 21st Century. And Fun is something we do all day every day at camp. Growth and Learning don't happen without Fun, and we don't consider camp a success unless we have achieved all three.

At Charlotte Day Camp, we take tremendous care in creating an effective learning environment where campers love to spend their summer days. Here's what you can expect from a week at Charlotte Day Camp: Safe, fun, productive environment for 5-15 year olds, three program track choices each week, camper outcomes: Growth, Learning, and Fun, convenience for parents, dedicated Counselor Role Models, an opportunity to make new friends and a fantastic summer experience Learn more at www.charlottedaycamp.com



Broadway Arts Lab Summer Camp 

Spend your Summer in the Spotlight! Broadway Arts Lab Company is a New York City based nonprofit educational theatre program dedicated to bringing the magic of Broadway to your backyard. Now in our 2nd year in Charlotte, join us for the ANNIE Jr Summer Theatre Camp- two weeks of singing, acting, and dancing, culminating with a professional level production at the beautiful Pease Auditorium. Gorgeous costumes, awesome sets, and featuring REAL LIVE Broadway guest artists, all campers will love starring in this classic tale of the world's most famous red-headed orphan. All roles available for Boys and Girls, ages 6-18yrs.

Join us for our Free Sign Up event, Saturday May 13, 2017 A day of acting, singing, dancing and getting to know the Broadway Arts Lab Company.More information about our Free Sign Up event at www.broadwayartslab.com/anniecharlotte

Art Buzz Camps 

Spark your child's creativity and imagination! CMS schools might be out, but we'll keep your kids learning while unleashing their inner artist! Our passion is art and inspiring your child to have fun, get creative, and feel proud of their work. It's also a great opportunity for them to explore their artistic side and meet new friends. The best part? They get to take home a new masterpiece every day! Register Today!!



Hornets Hoops Summer Camps


Looking for a camp where your kid can learn or practice basketball? with Skills Stations, Breakdown Drills, and Instructional Lectures? Shooting mechanics and footwork, ball handling, defense, rebounding, mental approach, and more? Hornets Hoops Camps will be held during the weeks of June 15th through August 21st at many convenient locations throughout Charlotte and surrounding areas. Register Today!



Potter Art Camp at Dish it out 

​At Dish It Out we offer summer art camps for children ages 7 and up. We introduce children to a variety of forms of art, such as pottery painting, canvas painting, mosaics and more. We work on multiple art projects each day and give children a hands-on approach to different forms of art. Summer Art Camp is all about self-expression, creativity and fun!  Register Today!

Summer Art Camps at Charlotte Academy of Music


Music school in Charlotte, NC providing Summer Art Camps for 2017 including Seussical JR Musical Theatre Production, Harry Potter Music & Art, Visual Art Camps, Disney Musical, Rock Band, Suzuki Violin, Piano Camps, Ukulele, Intro the guitar, Princess Dance Camp, Superhero Camp, Flute Choir, Piano Ensembles, Make a music video and more! Offering Mini Camps (3 days) and Summer Camps (5 days). Early bird savings available.

Terrific Scientific Summer Camps

Terrific Scientific will ignite your summer with 40 different FUN, hands-on camps, so many options, too few weeks of Summer fun! Check them all out and REGISTER early for your 1st CHOICE of camps! Through discovery based learning, youth in our camps carry out experiments, engage in team activities, build and program robots, learn new technologies, and see how science works in the real world. Camps include: Minecraft and Minecraft modding, environmental science, coding, digital arts, chemistry, biology, veterinary medicine, robotics, forensics, video game design, food science, technology, paleontology, engineering, rocketry, marine biology and special effects. Register TODAY!



The Tipsy Paintbrush Summer Camps

Offers several camps in 2017, each of which will encourage children through arts & crafts such as painting, sculpting, cake decorating, cross stitch, and paper crafting. Pack a lunch and leave them from 10am-2pm. Register Today!



JA BizTown Summer Camp

​Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas offers a fun and exciting summer day camp in JA BizTown, a "mini-town" facility at 201 South Tryon Street. Students ages 10 - 14 create their own businesses, invent new products and run a simulated economy as they sharpen skills in math, communications, teamwork, citizenship, business ethics and personal finance. Register Today



Camp Cannon 

​Connect Here...at Camp Cannon 2017. We will have even more exciting camps to choose from in The Arts & Academics, SciTech, Sports, and College Prep for ages 3 to 18. Camp Cannon's programs are open to all private, public, and homeshooled children. Camp is scheduled to run for 7 weeks from June 5 through July 28, 2017 with the exception of the week of July 3. Camp hours are 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. with early care starting at 7:30 a.m. and late care until 5:30 p.m. Register Today!



Carolina Carolina Calouche

At Carolina Carolina Calouche your kids will be able to discover their passion towards different forms of Dance. This facility offers summer camps and summer intensive classes. Check out their website for more information on regards of prices, availability, and activities. In addition to these featured camps, don't forget to go ahead and check the Summer Camps tab. There are over 800 camps listed there, and I can assure you that you will be able to find the right camp for your kids. Enjoy Summer vacation while it last. Register Today!



Small Hand Big Art 


Our fun & enriching half day programs educate, inspire & entertain your creative young artists! Variety is the spice of life so all of our camps offer a wide range of project topics and supplies that will spark their creativity & expose them to a stimulating mix of age-appropriate art techniques each day.Summer camps give us time to dive into lengthier projects like papier mache, batik painting, assemblage sculpture or clay. For our die-hard campers who return year after year (or week after week), we catalog all projects each student has completed & make every effort to avoid repeating projects! Register Today!

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