Great news! Camps across the city are still seeking campers. Give these organizations a call to find out more about their summer offerings.
(Listing is by date.)
Summer Performing Arts Readiness Kamp • Memphis Black Arts Alliance
Training in voice, acting, and movement. Ages 6-18
May 31-June 24 & July 11-August 5 • Monday-Friday, 7:30-4:30 p.m.
$100/per week includes breakfast, lunch, and snacks. Scholarships available.
948-2522 • memphisblackartsalliance.org
Memphis Zoo Camps
Fun, weekly camps for children ages 5-13.
May 31-August 5
Fees vary by camp.
Equestrian Camp • Shelby Farms Park
Campers work on mounting and dismounting a horse, participate in equine art activities, and learn riding etiquette and trail safety. Ages 7-13
June 6-July 1 | 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (aftercare available for additional fee)
Pet Cadet Camp • Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County
Campers make enrichment toys for animals, play educational games, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the Humane Society. Ages 7-12
June 6-10, 20-24 & July 11-15, 25-29 | 8 a.m.-noon
$200/first camper, $25 off additional siblings
Go to their Facebook page for details.
I Heart Hooping Hoop Camp • Memphis Botanic Garden
Learn cool new moves and integrate hoop into nature and art. Ages 8-13
June 6-10 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
636-4119 • memphisbotanicgarden.com/camps
Outdoor Explorers Camp • Memphis Botanic Garden
Hike, splash, play, explore through the garden.
June 13-16 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Ages 5-7
June 20-24 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Ages 8-10
636-4126 • memphisbotanicgarden.com/camps
Buckman Summer Dance Intensive
Work on musical theatre dance. Ages 13-16
June 13-16, 1:30-5:30 p.m.
Contact Cindi Younker, 537-1483 • buckmanartscenter.com
Live Your Own Fairytale Summer Camp • Hutchison School
Campers explore classic fairy tales through literature, movement, dance, improvisation, music, theatre performance, and visual arts. Ages 7-11
June 13-17 • 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
June 20-July 1 • Create Your Own Shakespearean Tale • Ages 12-18
$250, includes lunch & $450, includes lunch
759-0620 • tnshakespeare.org
Woodland Discovery Summer Camps • Shelby Farms Park
Camp activities include nature hikes, canoeing, archery lessons, bike safety workshops, and environmental education. Nature camp, grades K-2. Adventure Camp, grades 3-6
June 13-July 1 | 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Reservations required • shelbyfarmspark.org/camps
Summer Drama Camp • Bartlett Performing Arts & Conference Center
Come put on a show! Camps for children ages 8-13. One camp for teens ages 12-16.
June 14-17, June 21-24, June 28-July 1, July 5-8, 19-22, & 26-29 | Tuesday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
$125. Reservations required.
385-6440 • bpacc.org
Bright Steps Summer Camp • Germantown United Methodist Preschool
In a small group setting, campers work on gross and fine motor skills, speech, language, feeding, and pre-literacy skills. Ages 3-10.
June & July, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon.
Circuit Guitar Camp • Germantown Performing Arts Center
Sharpen your guitar playing technique, learn a song, and collaborate with classmates with instructor Josh Threlkeld. Ages 8-18
June 27-July 1, 9 a.m.-noon.
751-7500 • gpacweb.com
GPAC Summer Arts Camps • Germantown Performing Arts Center
A variety of creative arts camps will keep children busy exploring. Ages 3-18
June & July
Prices vary by camp
751-7500 • gpacweb.com
A Chance to Dance Summer Camp • Dance Scholars
Dance camp for beginner and intermediate dancers, learning jazz, ballet, and more. Ages 6-12 & 12-18
July 5-29, Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Call for price, pre-registration June 1-30. Scholarships available.
301-3262 • dancescholarsinc.org
Summer for the Kids • Theatre Memphis
Kids rehearse to put on a show that features a magical journey into the wild imagination and messy bedroom of a young girl named Dottie. Ages 6-18
July 5-30 • Rehearsal times vary by age.
682-5261 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Preschool Theatre Camp • Union Avenue Baptist Church
Presented by SunFish Children's Theatre, campers explore a new story or storybook character through theatrical activities and crafts. Ages 3-6
July 11-13 • 8:30 a.m.-noon
$100 • Emails Erin Lindberg, email@example.com