School just ended a few weeks ago but summer boredom is starting to set in as swim team and sports are winding down. Time to book some camp (you) time for the kiddos. There are still options available for all ages and interests including the week of July 4th.

Happy Camper at Charlotte Latin’s Camp Victor


Need help the week of July 4th? CAMP VICTOR at Charlotte Latin is open all week, including the J4 holiday. Camp Victor at CLS also offers before and after care options to cover you for the whole work day. It’s a summer experience where campers explore, create, learn, and expand on new found interests. You don’t even have to pack a lunchbox for your Camp Victor camper, a hot lunch and drink is included. Camp Victor allows the magic of summer to happen with an environment where play meets discovery and creativity finds new outlets. Read our article about Camp Victor HERE and please don’t forget to tell them you saw it on scoop!






Get crafty in the air conditioned Dish It Out Pottery studio in Stonecrest

DISH IT OUT offers summer art camps for children ages 7 and up, and introduces children to a variety of forms of art, such as pottery painting, canvas painting, mosaics and more. At Dish It Out, they work on multiple art projects each day and give children a hands-on approach to different forms of art. Dish It Out believes Summer Art Camp is all about self-expression, creativity and fun.
$199.00 for the week with a 2nd child family discount for $145.00
WEEK 4 JULY 10 – 14
WEEK 5 JULY 17 – 21
WEEK 6 JULY 24 – 28
WEEK 7 JULY 31 – AUG. 4
WEEK 8 AUG. 7 – 11

Call the STONECREST studio at 704.544.4848 for more information or email  [email protected]




Lots of options are still available at Providence Day School’s Summer Programs

Providence Day Summer Programs offers a wide variety of day camps for rising grades TK – 12, as well as fully accredited academic courses. We found a few unique options to keep the kids engaged.

Miss Ava’s Pet Pals Age TK-1st Grade

Do you know the difference between domestic and farm animals? Which would make a good pet? What are the 5 rules on how to choose a pet? Projects include making a playhouse for your pet, a cushion for napping, and finger puppet farm animals. Learning concepts include: Domestic Animals, Farm Animals, Choosing the Right Pet, Using a Field Guide

Mystical Medieval Masterpieces Age 1st-8th Grade

Come hither, ye maids and lads! Come travel back to medieval times through the creation of dragon and unicorn masks. Invent your own family crest to decorate your shield, build a mini-castle, paint a fairy or knight-themed piece and create a host of other magical masterpieces! Huzzah!

Miss Ava’s Innovators & Inventors Age 3rd-8th Grade

An inventor’s dream. Incorporate the technology that has influenced generations X, Y, & Z including transplants, robotics, electrical transfers, nuclear power, mobile devices, space flight, digital media, genetic engineering, and the internet. Projects include building a simple robotic hand, a tin can robot, a spider holder for your iPhone. Each camper receives a remote control drone to keep.

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Play Learn and Create at Providence Day School’s Summer Programs




When school is out, education and adventure are in at Discovery Place Science! Investigate, innovate and create with Spring, Summer or Winter Break Camps. Discovery Place’s full-day Camps are led by professional educators and offer a variety of themes to get kids fired up about science, technology, engineering and art.

Rising 2nd & 3rd grade
The Incredible Human Body
Animals: Then and Now

Rising 4th & 5th grade
Robotic Innovators
Superhero Science

Rising 6th & 8th grade
Girls Only: Full STEM Ahead
Code Design
Crime Science Investigators
Rocket Scientists

Encourage a love of nature at Discovery Place Nature summer camps


Rising K
The Furred and Featured

Rising 1st grade
Animal Architects

Rising 2nd & 3rd grade
The Dirt on Dirt
Wild in the City

Rising 4th & 5th grade
Survival Skills

New this year at Discovery Camps – Extended Care is available from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 – 5:15 p.m. for $75 per week and Lunch Bunch Care is available for half-day Camps from noon – 1:00 p.m. for $25 per week.




Flour Power Cooking Camp for Kids

Flour Power Kids Cooking Camps are currently full but you can add your name to the wait list if you have a flexible summer schedule. There are two options available for a much needed Kids (Parents!) Night Out. Friday, July 29th and Friday, August 25th, enroll your lil chefs, ages 5 to 12,  in a two hour cooking class that includes dinner for $39.  If you are already thinking about your fall schedule, check out their etiquette classes, teacher work day events and weekend camps.



Where are you sending your kids to camp this summer? Let us know if you have found a great camp not listed here.