Hello. My name is Jen and I have not booked my child in any camps for this summer.

However, I am not stressed; yet. Scoop found a great selection of summer camps for all ages with space available. But certain weeks are starting to fill up, so book NOW if your kids are interested in specific topics and you have work or family vacations to factor into your decisions. 

Here are our picks of Charlotte summer camp sessions still with openings. If you do book, please don’t forget to tell them scoop sent you!



Charlotte summer camp guide

The Charlotte Latin Summer program offers morning and afternoon camps for ages 3 – 18

Charlotte Latin School Summer Programs has one of the largest variety offerings of camps in town. With choices ranging from engineering, the arts, and sports to specialized cooking camps, Scholastic Writing and photography. If your camper is interested in Computer Programming, Robotics, Star Wars, Brick Builders, Minecraft or Harry Potter – CLS has camps for you. We offer sport camps starting at 5 years old for soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, wresting, cheer, basketball, baseball, flag football, volleyball and swimming. Don’t miss this action packed summer opportunity; make CLS Summer Programs your one stop camp for the best camp experience in town. (Bus service available, see website for details).

Scoop Tip: Charlotte Latin’s Camp Victor is ALWAYS OPEN with rolling admission. You can register as late as the Sunday evening prior or even just walk-in on Monday. AND Camp Victor will be offered the week and the DAY of July 4th this summer.

Charlotte summer camp guide




Charlotte summer camp guide

Avoid summer brain drain with Providence Day School camps

Providence Day Summer Programs continues to spark creativity in day campers from all over the Charlotte area. More than 200 camps and courses give kids the chance to explore science, art, drama, music, sports, and culture….and catch up on academics, too.

Future Chargers Football Camp ~ NEW!
(June 12-16; rising grades 2-7): Learn the moves of Providence Day’s championship football team and meet Sir Purr, too.

Young Filmmakers Studio (July 17-21; rising grades 6-12): Fans of Spielberg, Scorsese, and Stone will enjoy learning how to write, create, and edit blockbuster home movies using their own equipment.

Miss Ava’s Nature’s Art ~ NEW! (June June 26-30 AND July 24-28; rising grades 2-6) Explore color and light through nature’s prism as you create projects using elements from nature.

Math CAMMP (June 26-30 AND July 10-14; rising grades 1-7): Developed by UNC Charlotte professors Dr. Michael Green and Dr. Jack Piel, Math CAMMP is an International Award winner recognized for its creativity and innovation and for helping children find the fun in mathematics.

Charger Chill Day Camp
(June 5-9, June 12-16, July 3-7, July 24-28, July 31-August 4; rising grades K-5) For the traditional summer day camper, Charger Chill is packed with fun, fun, fun! Join in sports, games, and activities that help kids stay cool through the dog days of summer.

Register TODAY at ProvidenceDay.org/SummerPrograms

Charlotte summer camp guide




Charlotte summer camp guide

Get your kids in the kitchen with Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen summer camp

Back for the 3rd Year, Chef Alyssa’s Kids Culinary Camps are meant to be more than your ‘cookie-cutter’ cooking school camps. Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen wants to teach the young chefs how to create fantastic dishes! Each week-long session involves recipes making real, adult dishes and focuses on using local, healthy and fresh ingredients. All sessions have a limited capacity and we request each child has at least some experience in the kitchen. All campers receive a full recipe book and Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen apron. $25 sibling discount available.

All sessions are Monday – Friday from 9 am – 1 pm.

Session 0. June 19 – 23, Ages 7-18
Session 1: June 26 – 30, Ages 7 – 12
Session 2: July 10 – 14, Ages 7 – 12
Session 3: July 17 – 21, Ages 7 – 12 AND 12 – 18 (Split age group)
Session 4: July 24 – 28, Ages 7 – 12
Session 5: July 31 – August 4, Ages 12 – 18
Session 6: August 7 – 11, Ages 7-18

Themes: Breakfast, Asian Flavors, Baking, Caribbean and Southern BBQ

Charlotte summer camp guide




Charlotte summer camp guide

From forts to fairies and fur to feathers, Discovery Place Nature camps offer hands-on fun in the great outdoors.

From art to animals and cooking to chemistry, don’t miss out on a summer adventure. Spaces are filling quickly in our Summer Camps, so sign up today. Full-day camps for Rising K are now available at Discovery Place Science, Discovery Place Nature and Discovery Place Kids.

NEW THIS YEAR: Extended Care is now available from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 – 5:15 p.m. for $75 per week.

Find cooking, chemistry and robotics at Discovery Place Science’s exciting educational summer camps.



Week of June 12 to Week of August 7 (no camp week of July 3)

Monday to Friday from  10am-1pm

Art Camp at Dish It Out Pottery Painting Studio

Summer is the perfect time for kids to explore their creative side and Summer Art Camp at Dish It Out Pottery Studio at Stonecrest is all about self-expression, creativity and fun. Kids ages 7+ will enjoy week-long sessions from 10 a.m to 1 p.m., Monday to Friday. Sessions include a mix of pottery painting, mosaics, canvas painting and fun crafts. This year campers will complete seven pottery based projects, an acrylic canvas painting, a multi-media canvas, a mosaic piece and several fun crafts, including decorating a canvas bag to carry all their masterpieces home at the end of the week. Various sessions will include learning sponge painting, sgrafitto, pointillism, blow painting and so much more. Classes are limited to 16 so each child gets assistance and support as needed.




Encourage a love for cooking and give them the skills to cook on their own with summer camps at Flour Power Kids Cooking School

Drop your Lil’ Chef to a FLOUR POWER KIDS COOKING SCHOOL camp and you’ll pick up a newly self-confident child who will beg to cook dinner for you!

Your Lil’ Chef will create his or her own snacks and lunch and we’ll supply everything that he or she will need for an amazing week or day filled with newly developed life-long skills including math, science, reading, etiquette, and chemistry! Weekly camp themes include Cook Like a Celebrity Chef, Around the World in 5 days and Wizardly Kitchen Science.
Camps are offered for ages 5-12 and run from 8:30am to 4pm with an option for extended morning and after care.


Other Camps to Consider

For the Little Ones (Preschool Camps)

The Corwwell Center
My Gym
The Little Gym
Kamp Gabe
Providence Baptist Weekday School
Mouzon Methodist Church

For the Big Kids (Elementary Camps)

Camp Thunderbird
Camp Whip-Poor-Will
Terrific Scientific
Sew Fun
Camp Invention
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte
Ballantyne Reading Academy