Summer Kids Programs

This page lists special programs in the Charlotte, North Carolina area for kids that only take place in the summer.
#STEAMSaturdays: Programming and Robotics

Scholars from grades K-8 will get the chance to explore coding through hands-on exploration! Activities range from building and programming a LEGO rob ...

Saturdays: July 8th, July 15th, July 22nd, July 29th, ...
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Age: Grades K-8th.
$25 per scholar per Saturday.
2128 B Remount Road, Charlotte, NC, 28208
A.C. Moore Summer Kids' Crafternoon

A.C Moore arts & crafts stores' annual Summer Fun Wednesdays program is back! Summer Fun Wednesdays will kick off on June 28th and run through Augu ...

June 28th - August 2nd, 2017.
Hours: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Area: South
10011 E Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC, 28105
Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program

The Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program is here to help you on your way, encouraging you to read books of your own choosing and earn a FREE book, si ...

May 16 - September 5, 2017
Chuck E. Cheese's Reward Calendars

How about free tokens on their next visit to Chuck E. Cheese's? Print out our free rewards calendar to get started. Download and print out the cale ...

Three locations in the Charlotte Area
CityLYNX Gold Line

The CityLYNX Gold Line is a 10-mile streetcar system that is an integral part of the 2030 Transit Plan and is being constructed in phases. The alignme ...

Cool To Bowl FREE at Spare Time Entertainment

Two FREE Game of Bowling all Summer Long! By signing up you'll receive your summer student bowling coupons every week by email! Just fill out ...

16317 Statesville Road, Huntersville, NC, 28078
Cruise Carts

t’s simple…Cruise Carts is a Free, Green & Safe ride in and around Charlotte, NC. Our eco-friendly, advertiser-driven golf cart shuttle service is you ...

Area: Central
FREE Ski Shows  Windjammer Beach Park

We perform weekly water ski shows on Friday evenings from June through mid-August. A limited number of built-in seats are available; we recommend you ...

Hours: 7:00 pm
Area: South
Windjammer Beach Park,, Tega Cay,, SC, 29708
Free Swim Lessons at Outdoor Pools

The Double Oaks and Cordelia Outdoor Pools offer summer swim leagues for youth, free swim lessons as well as open swim opportunities. Come on down and ...

Registration Deadline: Registration for swim lessons will be accepted, beginni...

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to loc ...

Gold Rush Red Line

These rubber-wheel trolley cars, reminiscent of historic streetcars, connect passengers to Center City and the LYNX Blue Line. It operates every 15 mi ...

Area: Central
Junior Rangers

Explore, learn and help out your state parks! Junior Rangers is a fun way for children to explore with their family, scouts troop or youth group. Acti ...

Kids Bowl for free All Summer Long Deal

Sign your children up for 2 free games of bowling all summer long! Valued At Over $500 Per Child! Select bowling centers and schools around the co ...

All Summer Long, 2017.
Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Area: South
1700 Montford Dr, Charlotte, NC, 28209
Kids Skate For Free all Summer

Many skating rinks across the country are participating in the Kids Skate Free program. The participating locations in the Charlotte area are the two ...

$2 Skate Rentals
Two locations in the Charlotte Area
Last Word's Summer Reading Program

When your child reads ten books during the program, he or she will receive a $5 credit to use towards more books in the Kid’s Department. Furthermore, ...

starts June 10th and ends August 28th
Area: North
5744 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, 28213
Michaels Camp Creativity

Join Michaels on a summer crafting journey. Seven weeks of Making for kids 3 and up! New crafts each day, face paint Fridays, new themes each week, an ...

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays: June 12 - July 28, 2017
Hours: 10:00am - 12:00pm
$5/session or $12 for 3 sessions
Visit our Website for location near you!
Reed Gold Mine

Reed Gold Mine is just a short drive away in Midland, is a great outing for kids. It’s free to tour the mine.

Hours: Tuesday - Saturday--9 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Sundays, Monda...
Pay just $3 to pan for gold.
Area: East
9621 Reed Mine Rd., Midland
Scholastic Summer Reading Program

The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge™ is a free online reading program for children. Join today and let’s set a new reading world record for summe ...

South Carolina Ag + Art Tour

We are growing! The 2016 Tour will be bigger and better than ever, covering 9 South Carolina counties over 4 weekends of fun! Click on the counties b ...

Summer Food Service Program

Most children cannot wait for school to be out in June. However, for some parents, when school is out for summer, they worry about where their childre ...

Summer Kids' Flicks at AmStar Cinemas

Summer Kids' Flicks for only $4 (includes free box of popcorn & kid's soda) Movies are on Tuesdays & Wednesday at 10am

Tuesdays and Wednesday all Summer Long
Hours: 10:00 am
Area: North
206 Norman Station Blvd,, Mooresville, NC
Summer Movie Camp at The GEM Theatre

Our Summer Movie Camp is just about ready to get started! The Gem Theatre offers Summer Movie Camp every Tuesday at 10:00am and 12:30pm while schoo ...

June 13th - August 22nd - Tuesdays all Summer Long
Hours: 10:00am and 12:30pm while schools are out for summer va...
Area: North
111 West 1st Street, Kannapolis,, NC
Summer Movie Clubhouse at Cinemark

$1 per person, per movie, at the theatre box office on day of movie OR See all 10 for $5! Get a ten-week series punch card at the theatre box of ...

10 flicks for $5 – when purchased in advance. Five doll...
Area: South
Cinemark Movies 10, Matthew, NC
Summer Play Days at Disney Store

Head to The Disney Store every day from June 10 - August 9 for awesome activities including Art of Drawing, Trivia, Storytime, and Showtime. Each Wedn ...

4400 Sharon Rd,, Charlotte, NC
Summer Poppy's Movie Magic at Stone Theater Charlotte

$1 Admission, $1 Drinks (including Water) $1 Popcorn! All shows start promptly at 10am. Please plan to arrive early. Doors open at 9:00am, plan to a ...

Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays all Summer Long
Hours: 10:00 am participating locations
Visit our website for locations near you
Summer Quest at Book a Million

1. Visit your nearest bam store and choose four books from the Summer Quest section or from the attached list of approved books. 2. Read the books an ...

Visit our Website for location near you
Summer Reading 2017 at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Enjoy Summer Break with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, June 1 - August 13, 2017! Pre-registration begins May 22, 2017. Fill your summer with adven ...

June 1st - August 13th, 2017.
Area: South
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, Charlotte, NC
Sylvan Book Adventure

Book Adventure is a fun, free way to motivate your child to read! Kids in grades K-8 can search for books, read them offline, come back to quiz on wha ...

Terrific Tuesdays at ImaginOn

ImaginOn is pleased to host another series of FREE family events this summer, with the return of Terrific Tuesdays. On Sales Dates and Ticket Infor ...

Registration Deadline: Request your Tickets a week Prior to the event!
Hours: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Area: Central
300 E 7th St,, Charlotte,, NC, 28202

Announcing the return of THE WIZARD OF OZ™ Train Ride beginning at the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad July 14. This 2½ hour event and train ride will ...

July 14th, 2017 through July 30th, 2017.
Hours: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays: 11:30AM & 2:30PM. Addi...
Ticket prices start at $38 for Adults (13 years old and...
Area: West
226 Everett St, Bryson City, NC, 28713
Three Games of Bowling Per Day at AMF

AMF Summer Unplugged is offering FREE bowling for kids all summer long. AMF Bowling is offering 3 games per day all summer long.

May 22nd-September 4th, 2017.
Hours: Monday-Friday: Open-8:00 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday: Open-4:...
Visit our website for locations near you!, Charlotte, NC
Victoria Summer Fencing and Fitness Program

Students will be introduced to learning the skills of attacking and defending with either the foil, epee or sabre. Fencers develop good coordination, ...

May 31st - Aug 16th (11 weeks; no class 6/7) or Jun 3rd...
Hours: Wednesdays: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. and Saturdays 3:30–4:30 p...
Member/$220 and Non-Member/$275.
Area: South
5007 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28226