Charlotte Parent | 2017 Summer Camp Guide

Summer Camp in Lake Norman

10 Fun Day Camps To Consider For Summer

When you think of summer camp, the traditional overnight experience typically comes to mind. However, day camps offer much more than child care during the summer. Day camps provide many of the same benefits as overnight camps, but with unique advantages.


Charlotte Chess Center and Scholastic Academy

Charlotte Chess Center offers opportunities for beginners and tournament players. For our half-day, beginner (non-tournament) player camps, we are partnering with other vendors to provide full-day options that include engineering and computer programming.

1800 Camden Road | 980-265-1156

Ages: 5-18 | $160-$275


Camp Cannon

Choose from over 140 half-day and full-dayenrichment camps focused on Arts and Academics, SciTech, Sports and College Prep, taught by experienced professionals. Sessions run June 5-July 28 (no camp July 3-7).

5801 Poplar Tent Road, Concord | 704-721-7198

Ages: 3-8 | $180 & up


Caroline Calouche & Co.

Our dance & cirque full day camps for youth and teens will have your kids soaring this summer! Our experienced teachers will teach classes in ballet, jazz, hip-hop, contemporary dance, aerial dance, partnering, acrobatics and juggling. Novice to experienced students are welcome. 50% off registration through May 15.

9315-E Monroe Roaf | 704-844-0449

Ages: 6-18 | $175 & up


Children’s Theatre of Charlotte

Our award-winning summer camps offer engaging experiences in a fun, interactive environment. Professional teaching artists lead campers in acting, singing, dancing and art activities that build confidence and enhance creativity. One-week and two-week camps with full-day and half-day options offered at ImaginOn and satellite locations.

ImaginOn, 300 E. Seventh St. | 704-973-2838

Ages: 3-13 | $150-$585


Community School of the Arts

Community School of the Arts transforms lives and inspires community throughout outstanding and accessible arts education. The 2017 art and music summer camps provide children with creative and engaging summer activities that promote self-confidence and academic performance. Camps are available for children ages 4-18 at locations across Charlotte.

345 N. College St. | 704-377-4187

Ages: 4-18 | $100 & up


Central Piedmont Community College STEM Summer Experience

Beat summer boredom with CPCC’s STEM Summer Experience! Our offerings provide a variety of camps for all ages. Help keep your child energized with our camps that engage and encourage curious minds.

1201 Elizabeth Ave. | 704-330-6731

Rising 4th-12th graders | $225-$825



Clayworks is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of ceramic arts, advancement of artists and students and enrichment of the communities it serves.

4506 Monroe Road | 704-344-0795

Ages: 6-10 | $190 per week



Davidson Day School

Davidson Day School is a prekindergarten through 12th grade independent school that offers full-day camps for ages 3-15 for eight weeks in the summer. This 2017 summer line-up includes 60-plus camps with themes ranging from art and cooking to sports and robotics. Before- and after-camp care available.

750 Jetton St., Davidson | 704-237-5200

Ages: 3-15 | $150-$325


KidzArt Matthews

Full-day, half-day KidzArt Camps, plus pre- and post-care available. Half-day afternoon TeenzArt Camps. Drawing, painting and much more.

McDowell Arts Center, 100 McDowell St., Matthews | 704-843-5439

Ages: 6-11 | $165-$285



Miller Street Dance Academy

Themed dance camps are four days and include a variety of activities for ages 3-8. A little bit of everything and a whole lot of fun. “Totally You” preteen camp is four days of intensive dance training, exploring various styles of dance and learning the basics of etiquette for ages 9-12.

11532 Providence Rd., Suite O | 704-889-8638

Ages: 3-12 | $125 per session



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