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Top Summer Camps in Metro Atlanta 2019
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It’s never too early to start thinking about summer camp. In fact, most summer camps have registration deadlines early in the year, so this is the ideal time to look around and find the best options for your children. Fortunately, many of Atlanta’s private and independent schools offer a variety of camps for children of all ages. Be sure to check out the following camps, which not only will keep your little ones busy and engaged during the warmest months of the year, but also will let you get to know the local private schools in the metro area.

Atlanta Girls’ School

Website: atlantagirlsschool.org
Camp: SMART Girls Summer Camp for rising 1st through 9th grade offers classes in science, math, art, theater, coding, and creative writing; there are expanded interdisciplinary options in the areas of technology, engineering, academic prep, athletics, wellness, leadership, entrepreneurship and philanthropy.
Dates: June 17-21; June 24-28; July 8-12; July 15-19
Registration deadline: Sign up one week prior to the start of the camp week.
For more information: Stephanie Selman, Director of SMART Girls Summer Camp, sselman@atlantagirlsschool.org

 

 

 

Atlanta Academy

Website: atlantaacademy.com/summer-camp
Camp: Gladiator Camp (please see website for specific information regarding camp descriptions and age requirements)
Registration deadline: May 1
For more information: Dana Deubel, Director of Student Life, ddeubel@atlantaacademy.com

 

 

 

 

 

Lyndon Academy

Website: lyndonacademy.org
Camps:
Camp Invention (rising 1st – 6th): June 10-14
Chess Camp (rising 1st – 12th): June 17-21 =
Band Camp (6th – 12th): June 24-28
Camp Invention (rising 1st – 6th): July 8-12
Spanish Camp: (rising 1st – 12th): July 15 – 19
Registration deadline: Contact school for details

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mill Springs Academy

Website: millsprings.org/MTCamp
Camp: Mark Trail Camp (MTC) serves students ages 6 to 14+ who are looking for an activity-based, small-group camp program run by professionals who have made it their career to work with children and young adults with ADHD/ADD and/or LD. MTC offers a variety of camp programs throughout the summer to suit your child’s interests as well as your schedule. All camps are open to the public.
Registration deadline: For June camps – June 6; for July camps – July 2
For more information: Nina King, Camp Director, (678) 893-7791,
nking@millsprings.org 

 

 

 

 

Marcus JCC Atlanta (MJCCA)

Camps:
MJCCA Preschool Camps (atlantajcc.org/preschoolcamp) for ages 6 weeks through Pre-K include Camp Marie Benator, Camp Billi Marcus and Camp Schiff and feature swimming and water play, arts and crafts, music, games, stories, science activities, cooking, nature walks and more; all activities are designed to enhance gross motor skills and sensory experiences as well as increase independence.
MJCCA Day Camps (mjccadaycamps.org) for Pre-K through rising 10th graders take place in Dunwoody, Intown and East Cobb and offer everything from lake activities, archery, ropes course, swimming, sports, arts and crafts and outdoor cooking to sports, theme, travel, performing arts and teen options.
Camp Barney Medintz (campbarney.org) for boys and girls completing 2nd through 10th grade takes place in the North Georgia Mountains and is a meaningful and transformative Jewish overnight camping experience; two-week and four-week sessions are offered and include endless activities.
Registration deadline: Contact school for details 
For more information:
MJCCA Preschool Camps: (678) 812-3826 or robin.mittleman@atlantajcc.org
MJCCA Day Camps: (678) 812-4004 or camps@atlantajcc.org
Camp Barney Medintz: (678) 812-3844 or summer@campbarney.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strong Rock Christian School

Website: strongrockchristianschool.com/summer-camps/
Camps: We offer different summer camps each week of the summer, including sports camps (soccer, cheerleading, volleyball), fine arts camps (art, drama, piano, voice lessons) and other fun camps (LEGO, cooking). Age requirements are based on the camp, ranging from K through 8th grade.
Registration deadline: Registration is due one week prior to the camp.
For more information: All camp and registration information will be posted online at the site listed.

 

 

 

Trinity School

Website: trinityatl.org/summercamp
Camps:
Atlanta Sports Camps for rising 1st through 6th graders and include basketball, cooperative challenges, flag football, hockey, kickball, lacrosse, pool/water activities, soccer and more.
Special Interest Camps for rising Pre-K through 6th graders include STEAM activities, art, LEGOs and outdoor exploration.
Dates: Monday through Friday, June 3-28; camps are flexible, allowing you to sign up your child for one week or multi-week sessions.
Registration deadline: Registration opens on January 31 and will run until camps are full.
For more information: Kayleen Whitmer, Trinity’s Director of Extended Programs, at (404) 231-8117 or kwhitmer@trinityatl.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Walker School

Website: thewalkerschool.org/summer
Camp: Walker Summer Programs offer a full summer of day, STEM, fine and performing arts and sport camps for children ages 3 and up. Camps are open to the metro Atlanta community.
Registration deadline: May 1
For more information: Dave Harding, Summer Programs Coordinator, (770) 427-2689

 

 

 

 

Westminster

Website: westminster.net/summer
Camps: Westminster offers a variety of camp opportunities for rising 1st through 12th graders with day, specialty and sports camps. A full list of camps and descriptions is available online.
Dates: June 3 – July 12
Registration deadline: Registration opens January 14; there are no specific deadlines as registration is based upon available space in each camp.
For more information: Kelley Day, Summer camp director, (404) 609-6212

 

 

 

 

 

Whitefield Academy

Website: whitefieldacademy.com/campus-life/summer-programs
Camps:
Camp Whitefield offers weekly, co-ed day camps for K – 8th grade. During the day, campers spend time in praise and worship, playing games, making arts and crafts, forming new friendships and exploring God’s creation in a fun, loving, and caring environment.
Wee Whitefield is a half-day, abbreviated version of Camp Whitefield for rising PreK – 4th grade children in which younger campers enjoy activities and crafts appropriate to their abilities. Wee campers must be 4 years of age by May 1.
Specialty Camps for Lower, Middle, and Upper School include various academic, art and sports camps that run throughout the summer for all ages. 
Registration deadline: Register for camps before March 1 to get the Early Bird 10 percent discount; regular registration remains open until camps fill up.
For more information: Angie Boone, Summer Programs Director, (678) 770-3236 or aboone@whitefieldacademy.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Wood Acres School

Website: woodacresschool.org/summer-camp/
Camp: Camp @ the Woods 2019 for rising 3 year olds to rising 3rd graders features different themes during different weeks, including Splash Camp, Cooking Camp, Space Camp, Show Camp and more.
Dates: Eight weeks of summer camp from June 3 – August 2
Registration deadline: Sign up as soon as possible, as camp fills up fast
For more information: (770) 971-1880

 

 

 

 

 

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