Summer Kids Programs

This page lists special programs in the Charlotte, North Carolina area for kids that only take place in the summer.
05/21-09/03 Three Games of Bowling Per Day at AMF

AMF Summer bowling pass lets you: Bowl 3 games every day all summer long for 1 low price.

May 21st-September 3rd, 2018.
Hours: Monday-Friday: Open-8:00 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday: Open-4:...
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05/26-09/02 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: May 26th-Sept 2nd, 2018.
Hours of Operation - Summer 2018: Weekend Operations: M...
06/01-08/04 FREE Ski Shows at Windjammer Park

Grab your friends and family for fun filled show on the shores of Windjammer Park!

Every Friday June 1st-August 4th, 2018.
Hours: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Area: South
Windjammer Park, Tega Cay, SC, 29708
06/01-08/12 Summer Break™ program (Mecklenburg Library and Carowinds partnership)

Reading and learning during the summer will be more fun in Mecklenburg County this year, thanks to a new partnership between Charlotte Mecklenburg Lib ...

Registration Deadline: Register beginning May 21st, 2018.
June 1st – August 12th, 2018
06/04-08/24 Kids Bowl for free All Summer Long Deal

Registered kids receive 2 free games of Bowling every day all summer long! Valued at over $500 per child! Select bowling centers and schools around ...

June 4th-Aug 24th, 2018.
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Area: South
1700 Montford Dr, Charlotte, NC, 28209
06/09- 09/09 Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites

Beloved children’s books will come alive with "Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites," an imaginative, book-based experience for children ages ...

Area: Central
ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center 300 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC, 28202
06/11-08/24 Afrikan Star Academy S.T.E.M. to S.T.R.E.A.M. Summer Program 2018

Afrikan Star Academy is offering FIVE – 2 week long Computer Science camps this summer. Choose one ore ALL! Each themed week consists of Reading & M ...

June 11th - August 24th, 2018.
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Area: North, East, Central
6329 Teaneck Place, Charlotte, NC, 28215
06/12-08/16 Summer Poppy's Movie Magic at Stone Theatres Charlotte

$1 Admission Summer Kid Show Series! Adults and group leaders: Free admission with child ticket purchase. $1 kid Drink or Water and $1 Kid popcorn a ...

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from June 12th-Au...
Hours: 10:00 am participating locations.
$1 admission.
Area: South
Stone Theatres, Charlotte, NC
06/13-08/10 Stayin' Cool with Free Summer Meals (CMS Nutrition)

Stay cool this Summer with Summer Meals of CMS Nutrition! Every Monday-Friday choose one hot or cold breakfast and or lunch! Most children canno ...

Day: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
June 13th-Aug 10th 2018.
Hours: Check Website for schedule!
Participating schools., Charlotte, NC
07/01-07/31 Lil Miss Fit Dance Studio free Dance Classes

Lil Miss Fit Dance Studio is offering free dance classes for kids every Wednesday in July. Cheers to the Launch of Lil Miss Fit Dance Studio Schola ...

July 1st-31st, 2018.
Area: North
Spirit Square, 345 N. College Street, Charlotte, NC
08/01-08/17 Bojangles' Summer Shootout

School may be out for summer, but local principals will be hard at work racing their way to the front of the field as Charlotte Motor Speedway kicks o ...

Aug 1st-17th, 2018.
Hours: Gates open at 5:00 p.m.
Adult tickets are $8, while kids 13 and under get in fr...
Area: North
5555 Concord Pkwy S, Concord, NC
08/20-08/24 Intro to STEM w/LEGO

Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as: Motorcycles, Castles, Airplanes, and Mo ...

Aug 20th-Aug 24th, 2018.
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Area: South
Indian Trail Parks and Recreation 315 Matthews-Indian Trail Road, Indian Trail, NC
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 15th and September 3rd, 2018
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, Charlotte, NC
Kate’s Skating Rinks

Passes valid for children 10 years old and younger. 3.00 Kids must be accompanied by a staying adult. Can not be combined with any other offer or spec ...

Summer 2018.
Area: South
14500 E Indenpendence Blvd, Indian Trail, NC, 28079
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
Three locations in the Charlotte Area, Charlotte, NC

Letterboxing is an intriguing pastime combining navigational skills and rubber stamp artistry in a charming "treasure hunt" style outdoor quest. A wid ...

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 11 - July 27, 2017
Hours: 10:00am - 12:00pm
$2 for 1 hour Sessions Ages: 3+ and $5 or 1 hour Sess...
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PLAYcation Camps

IT’s summer – time for a PLAYcation at Main Street Children’s Museum! Join our educators on Thursdays for stories, games, crafts, and snack time. • ...

June 7th - August 9th
Hours: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
CHM Member Child: $10 per program; Non-member Child: $1...
Area: South
133 E Main St,, Rock Hill
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 2018 Tour will be bigger and better than ever, covering 12 South Carolina counties over 4 weekends of fun! Save the dates below a ...

June 2nd - June 24th
Hours: Saturdays 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sundays 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Stand Up Paddleboarding at Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation

How would you like to learn something new? Stand up paddleboarding (SUP), perhaps? This spring/summer, we'll be offering SUP at McDowell Nature Cen ...

May 4th-Aug 26th, 2018.
McDowell Nature Center and Latta Plantation Nature Center, Charlotte, NC
Summer Membership at The Mint Museum

The Mint Museum is offering a summer membership for just $50. This is a family membership and provides your family with unlimited visits to both Mi ...

Area: South
The Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
Summer Reading Challenge 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 ...

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Terrific Tuesdays at ImaginOn

ImaginOn is pleased to host another series of FREE family events this summer, with the return of Terrific Tuesdays. Group Reservations are only ava ...

Registration Deadline: Request your Tickets a week Prior to the event!
Tuesdays June 19th - August 7th
Hours: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Area: Central
300 E 7th St,, Charlotte,, NC, 28202
The Lunch Project with Golden Cow Creamery

Summer of Service empowers kids to put empathy into action! Get your children involved with The Lunch Project’s Summer of Service program! Studies ...

Packet pick up: June 16th, 2018.
Hours: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Area: South
Golden Cow Creamery, Morrison Shopping Center, 720 Gov Morrison Street, Charlotte, NC, 28211
​​​​Free Swimming Lessons at Neighborhood Outdoor Pools

The Double Oaks Family Aquatic Center and Cordelia Outdoor Pools offer summer swim leagues for youth, free swim lessons as well as open swim opportuni ...

Summer 2018.