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Arizona Museum of Natural History
53 N. Macdonald, Mesa. 480-644-2230 • arizonamuseumofnaturalhistory.org
PreHistoric preschool. Ages 3-5. This fun filled dinosaur morning camp includes creative movement, crafts, and a special interactive learning circle based on several different themes. This day camp is offered June 13, 15, 20, and 22. . $60-$80.
Cactus Day Camp
6050 N. Invergordon Road, Paradise Valley. 480-836-2267 • cactusdaycamp.com
Ages 4-13. Activities include archery, swimming, gaga, gaming, team sports, tumbling, crafts, dance, model rocketry, mini golf, climbing, cooking, board games, water slide, foam pit and more. Optional extended care available. June 6-July 29. 2, 4, 6, or 8 week sessions. $500/week with a 2 week minimum.
Children’s Museum of Phoenix
215 N 7th St, Phoenix. 602-253-0401 • childrensmuseumofphoenix.org
Ages 5-8. When school is out, send your child on an epic camp adventure! Camps at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix feature hands-on learning, games, and activities that keep kids’ minds and muscles engaged during school break. All camps also include plenty of playtime in the Museum’s three floors of imaginative exhibits! Discounts for members and early registration. Extended care available. May 30-July 29. $235 (members) and $280 (nonmembers). Please see our website for current COVID-19 precautions.
GateWay Community College
108 N. 40th St., Phoenix
602-286-8130 • gatewaycc.edu/discover
Camp Gecko. Ages 5-12. GateWay Community College now offers a dynamic summer camp experience for children ages 6 to 12 years old. Your child will have the opportunity to experience nine weeks of excitement through crafts, field trips and themed activities. Each week children will have the opportunity to choose from a variety of activities that will help them create memories to last a lifetime. All camps will be held in MA1100 N/S on the Washington campus. 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. $175/week plus $10 T-shirt and $10 non-refundable registration fee; includes breakfast, lunch, two snacks and all field trips.
Family Care KIDS in Phoenix
6750 N. 7th Ave. BLDG B, Phoenix. 602-562-0310 •FamilyCareKIDS.com
Under the Sea & Safari Summer Camps is offering two spectacular camps this summer for ages 3-5. In June, dive deep into the wonders of the world under the sea. In July, join our Safari Adventure! We hope to see a stampede of kids join us for fun activities, dress up days, exploration and learning about wild animals. June and July, half and full days, rates vary.
Gravity Extreme Zone
190 S Kyrene Rd. Suite 5, Chandler. 480-757-5411 or gravityextremezone.com/summer-camp-in-phoenix
Ages 5 and up. Gravity Adventure Camp is jam packed with activities that will not just let your kids experience the thrill of jumping but also arts & crafts, challenge activities, team building, and more! Kids are most engaged when they have a say in their day camp activities so here kids pick their day-day fun! Five activities are chosen every day, determined by popular vote of day camp participants. Visit the website for a full list of activities. May 30-July 29. Half and full day sessions, extended care available. $60/day (drop in), or $275/week. Lunch provided for additional fee. Sibling discount available.
Heard Scout Pueblo
1901 E Dobbins Rd., Phoenix. (602)-955-7747 grandcanyonbsa.org/camps-activities
Ages 6-11. This drop-off day camp from the Boy Scouts Grand Canyon Council is designed for kids (Scouts and non-Scouts alike) to come and enjoy a themed week of activities and fun Monday through Friday during the summer months. Sign up for a week of activities happening at the Heard Scout Camp where our trained staff will provide fun, safe, and engaging programs for kids ages 6 – 11. Groups will be broken up by age and then into sessions. Age groups will consist of children 6 – 8 and 9-11. Each week will offer a different adventure to choose from. Fridays will offer a water wars and games day for all participants. July 4-29. Full day camp, extended care available. $200-$250.
Participants will be required to complete a BSA Membership form in order to participate in Adventure Day Camp activities and to cover liability insurance. Each participant will be registered as a youth member of the BSA for a pro-rated term of six months. Adventures may include: Shooting Sports,Swimming, Cooking, Robotics, STEM, & Hiking/Wilderness Survival.
An afternoon snack will be provided daily. Participants should bring their own labelled lunch.
Higley Unified School District
Camps hosted in Gilbert. www.husd.org/kidsclub
Ages 3 (potty trained)-12. Kids Club Camp is an affordable program where children feel safe, nurtured and challenged. Kids Club provides a fun-filled summer camp with field trips, crafts, theme days, STEM learning stations, and much more! Available 6am to 6pm Monday through Friday and closed on all legal holidays. Registration opens at the end of April.
480-359-8429 or Rec-az.com
Ages 6-12. Campers will have a blast with PE Style Games (dodgeball, capture the flag, kickball, tag, jump ropes, scooters, etc.), board games, reading, gaga ball, sports, nerf guns, hide and seek, outside play in the morning, arts & crafts, camp games, movies, video games, and more! Catered food and snacks every day (campers/parents choose meals daily). Excellent coaches lead and model virtuous behavior while having fun. Camp is available for 5 weeks starting June 13-17 and the last week is July 18-22 (no camp week of 4th of July). Full day 8am-3pm with extended care available until 5pm. $250/session, sibling and multi-week discounts available. $10/day for extended care.
Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church
6715 N. Mockingbird Lane, Scottsdale • 480-355-9730 • saintbarnabas.org/camp
Summer Music and Arts Camp. Ages 3-12. Gently faith-based, this one-week camp is filled with fun and engaging activities focusing on the creative process. Through our theme of Under Construction, we will explore what it means to build our lives with the foundation as love. Campers will experience visual, performance, and culinary arts each morning. 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. June 20-24 and June 27-July 1. $85-220, includes lunch and snacks; offers sibling and early registration discounts. Full day option until 4 p.m with B.E.S.T Sports for $99.
Summer Camps AZ
Valleywide. 480-217-0652 or summercampAZ.com
Ages 5-12. With a variety of locations and themes campers can opt for themes like water fun, action & adventure, gaming, animals, Lego, dance, or cosmic fun! Beyond the core activities of the host camp, this camp brings in horseback riding, petting zoos, firetrucks, foam parties, laser tag, Nerf wars, arts & crafts, movies, and more! Secondly, they hire schoolteachers and staff with experience working with children. Kids go home tired and go to bed – excited to return the next day! May 23-August 16. $269/camper, discounts available. Sessions 9am-3pm, extended care available.
Boys & Girls Clubs
Valleywide locations. bgcs.org/programs/summer-camp
Weekly themes, reading/literacy activities, STEAM projects, games and challenges, and fun, fun, fun! Financial assistance available.
Camelback Desert School
9606 E. Kalil Drive, Scottsdale. 480-451-3130 • camelbackdesertschool.com
Ages 5-12. Campers will enjoy field trips, sports, STEM projects, arts, music, dance and drama. They’ll grow more independent, develop social skills and continue to learn. May 31-July 28. Prices vary by program.
Cave Creek Unified School District
480-575-2440 • ecsforall.org/summer-programs
This program is a comprehensive “all in one” camp offering weekly themed activities such as crafts, science, cooking, and ample time for physical activity and free play.
City of Peoria
623-773-7421 or 623-773-7688 • peoriaaz.gov
Youth Services Summer Camp. Ages 5 (by Sept. 1)-14. Indoor/outdoor play and group games, three 45-minute activity centers twice daily. Includes lunch.
City of Surprise
14861 N. Spring Lane, Surprise. 623-222-2233 • surpriseaz.gov
Grades 1-8. A fun-filled camp that includes an afternoon snack, daily activities, arts and crafts, games, sports and field trips. Field trips may include, but are not limited to, bowling, laser tag, water park, movies, pools, and more. 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Happy Valley Summer Camp
7140 W. Happy Valley Rd., Peoria. 623-695-9915 • happyvalleyschool.org
Ages 5-13. Crafts, games, themed dress days, field trips.
Imagine That Summer Camp
4455 East Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley • 480-570-5234 • www.imaginethatsummercamp.com
Campers ages 3-11 will enjoy sports, arts, cupcake wars, STEM activities, dance, and more. May 31-June 30. Rates between $170-$275.00.
Kyrene School District
480-541-1500 • kyrene.org/CommunityEd
Ages 3-13. Arts and crafts, STEM activities, active play, virtual field trips, dramatic play, game rooms, academic reinforcement and program-specific offerings like Sports Camp, Kyrene Adventure Tours and Summer Academy. Half- and full-day sessions three or five days a week.
Mesa Parks Recreation and Community Facilities
480-644-PLAY (7529) • mesaparks.com
Arts & crafts, board games, active games, recreational activities (including swimming once a week), and guest speakers.
North Scottsdale United Methodist Church
11735 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-948-0529 • nsumc.com
Ages 3-12. Energizing videos, interactive bible puppetry, super science experiments, creative crafts, hands-on mission work, and active games.
Palm Valley Community Center
14145 W. Palm Valley Blvd., Goodyear, AZ 85395 • 602-291-3457 • colorwheelsaz.com
Triple Decker Summer Camps. Grades K-5. June 6-9. Theme: Go Deep! Deep Sea to Deep Space. Grades 6-8. June 20-23. Theme: Take Me Away! Hot Air Balloons & Exotic Destinations. 1 to 4 p.m. Perform skits with original songs with Ms. Shelly and her great drama props, Science Mary will bring her transportable science lab, and build three-dimensional artwork with Ms. Betsy’s amazing art room.
Phoenix Country Day School Summer Programs
3901 E. Stanford Drive, Paradise Valley • 602 955-8200 • https://www.pcds.org/summer
Grades K-12. wide variety of classes that will engage students in academic enrichment, art explorations, technology applications, theater, and athletics.
Rancho Solano Preparatory School
5656 E. Greenway Road, Scottsdale. 844-516-2267 • ranchosummercamps.com
Ages 3-12. A traditional day camp for grades pre-K to 2 and an innovative art, science, technology-based program for grades 3-8. Extended care and snack are included.
The Salvation Army Kroc Center
1375 E. Broadway Road, Phoenix. 602-425-5008 • https://krocphoenix.org/kroc-phoenix/day-camp
Ages 5-13 will enjoy a swimming pool/indoor water park, water slide, splash pad, rock wall, game room, basketball courts, computer lab, Lego STEM Academy, digital photography, and more. Daily chapel service. Week-long, full-day programs Monday-Friday Extended care available. Scholarships available.
Flagstaff/Southern Arizona Camps
6385 W White Mountain Blvd., Lakeside, AZ 85929 • campgraceaz.com
Finding Neverland Summer Camp. June 19 – 22. Camp Grace is excited to bring a summer full of various camps for your child! Our Finding Neverland Camp is 3 nights and perfect for your child to experience the fun of summer camp without being away from home for too long. Is your child not ready to spend the night away from home? Day camper options are available! Finding Neverland campers will enjoy horseback-riding, arts & crafts, learn leadership skills, and participate in a number of team activities – including on our low ropes course and obstacle course!
Tucson/Northern Arizona Camps
- Academic Camps
- Animal Camps
- Art Camps
- Leadership Camps
- Overnight Camps
- Performing Arts Camps
- Special Needs Camps
- Sports Camps
- STEM/STEAM Camps
- Theme Camps
- Virtual Camps
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