These are the best Chattanooga area summer camps

Campers enjoy the river at a Baylor summer camp.

YMCA of Metropolitan Chattanooga Summer Day Camp

301 West 6th St. Chattanooga, TN 37402


Ages: 5-15

Boys, girls or both: Both

With more than 70 years of experience, the YMCA has an extremely wide variety of programs, which sets it apart from other summer camps. Physical activity is included each day, along with educational enrichment, including literacy skills practice. YMCA summer camps are inclusive to children of all abilities. The Y uses the 40 Developmental Assets approach to help kids learn, grow and thrive. Developmental Assets are a set of skills, experiences, behaviors and relationships that enable young people to develop into successful and contributing adults. Kids enjoy fun and a variety of activities, which include swimming, craft projects, outdoor education, songs and adventure. To ensure that every child stays interested and engaged, YMCA day camp has a different theme every week during the summer. Each one is an opportunity to learn new skills and meet new challenges. Day camps are available at various locations throughout the area. Camps are May 31-Aug. 5, Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Extended options are available for North Georgia.) Free child care is available before and after camp from 7-9 a.m. and 4-6 p.m.

Camp Bright

1950 McDade Lane, Chattanooga, TN 37405


Ages: 4 and up

Boys, girls or both: Both

Explore, create, and play at Camp Bright! Eight weeks of camp with different themes per week offer children introductions to art, gardening, sports and cooking. The last week of camp is Aug. 1-5. Camp hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with options for an early dismissal for young campers at 1 p.m. or extended care to 4 p.m. Register and pay online for the entire summer or per week.

Baylor Summer Camps

171 Baylor School Road, Chattanooga, TN 37405


Ages: 5-16

Boys, girls or both: Both

Baylor summer camps have provided summer fun and adventure for 70 years. We take full advantage of our amazing campus by offering four overnight and 35 day programs all summer long. We also take summer fun seriously, which means our camp counselors, faculty and coaches are teaming up to provide each camper the best experience possible.

St. Nicholas School Summer Camp

7525 Min Tom Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37421


Ages: 4-12 (Day Camp) and 13-15 (Leadership Camp) and 12 (Day and Enrichment Camp, Camp Leadership Program)

Boys, girls or both: Both

Activities include field trips, swimming and swim lessons, art, music, soccer, basketball, cross country, Cheer Camp, woodworking, piano lessons, Computer Explorer programs, gardening program, pirate camp, math, reading and science programs and more. Cost is $135 per week sibling discount.

This program challenges and nurtures imagination, encourages self-directed initiative, and develops leadership skills in children. Involvement in age-appropriate group activities and exposure to diverse athletic and educational experiences are the foundation of the program. The St. Nicholas summer camp program is a comprehensive school-age program licensed with the Hamilton County Department of Education.

Mystery Dog Ranch Horse Camp

975 Wooten Road, Ringgold, GA 30736


Boys, girls or both: Both

Tot Camp, ages 5 to 7, is June 6-10, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and costs $200. Horsemanship Camp, ages 8 to 17, is June 13-17, June 20-24, June 27-July 1, July 11-15 and July 18-22, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and costs $275. Advanced Horsemanship Off-Premise Trail Ride, ages 10-17, is July 25-29, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and costs $325. Riders must be able to trot and post. Thursday or Friday will be the Off-Premise Trail Ride. Deposit is 50 percent to hold your spot. Balance is due one week before camp date. A $25 late fee will be added if balance is not paid before start of camp. No refunds within 45 days of camp date. Before- and after-care available one hour a day for $25 for the week.

Belvoir Christian Academy

800 Belvoir Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37412 (located just off I-24, Germantown Road/Belvoir Ave. exit, East Ridge)


Ages: PK3 – 8th grade

Boys, girls or both: Both

Belvoir Christian Academy Summer Camp offers outdoor activities, swimming, crafts and field trips. PK may have in-house visits from the Tennessee Aquarium, EarthFare, River City Pottery, East Ridge Library, Electric Power Board and Noah's Little Ark Petting Zoo. In addition to weekly swimming, K–8th grade field trips may include visits to Coolidge Park, the Chattanooga Zoo, Tennessee Aquarium/IMAX, the Southern Belle and Holiday Bowl. BCA's summer camp is designed to provide children who need summer care with a variety of engaging activities. Along with weekly field trips to local attractions, children will enjoy making crafts, taking part in gymnastics, athletic training, biblical study, participating in water and bike days and simply spending time with friends and interacting with camp counselors. Part-time options are available. Call BCA Admissions at 423-622-3755 for more information and hours of operation. BCA is open year-round and servES infants through eighth-graders.

Valley View Ranch Equestrian Camp

606 Valley View Ranch Rd., Cloudland, GA 30731


Ages: 8-17

Boys, girls or both: Girls

Valley View Ranch, atop Lookout Mountain, is a horse lovers' paradise dating back to 1954. Camp for 50 girls lasts one to nine weeks. CHA instructors teach beginner to advanced riders English, Western, Barrels, Vaulting and Trails. Spend four to six hours daily with your OWN camp horse. The Jones family are third-generation horse lovers, camp administrators, and equine educators making girls' dreams come true!

Lookout Mountain Attractions


Ages: 3-18

Boys, girls or both: Both

Lookout Mountain Attractions are the perfect destination for your group travel needs. Whether it is a school, church, club, camp, Scout, family reunion or other special group occasion, create experiences to treasure for years to come. For more information or to reserve your group, call 800-825-8366, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Audubon Acres Wild Water Summer Camps

900 N. Sanctuary Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421


Ages: 6-9 - week 1, and 10-13 - week 2 (Ages 14 and up may apply to be counselors and attend camp at no charge, if accepted)

Boys, girls or both: Both

Join us for Wild Water Camp July 18-22 or July 25-29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Cost is $150 for members or $200 for non-members for the full week. Registration and payment are due in full one week prior to camp start date. Wild Water Camp is a great experience for young nature lovers to spend some summertime outdoors on our beautiful 132-acre wildlife sanctuary and arboretum! During the hottest part of the year, we will spend every day splashing in the creek, discovering wildlife and examining water quality. In addition, we will do crafts, play games, hike, and get in lots of good old-fashioned running around. Presenters from county, state, and federal-level wildlife and water quality organizations will share their knowledge with us. With creeks, fields, and more than five miles of trails, children are sure to return home happy and worn out! Twenty campers per week-long session. Five-camper minimum for camp to run. For questions, more details, or to register, parents may come in person or contact Lynn Grabowski at

Bricks 4 Kidz

Chattanooga, TN


Boys, girls or both: Both

School is out, but learning is still in! Tap into your child's potential by encouraging their curiosity and creativity with Bricks 4 Kidz. Let them learn and grow through the summer months with our fun-filled model plans! Our plans, designed by engineers and architects, provide an engaging platform that reinforces S.T.E.M. based principles and learning with LEGO Bricks. Bricks 4 Kidz camps are a fun, high-energy experience offering motorized model building using LEGO bricks and motors. Lots of model building, unique creative play bricks, games, and more await your child at a Bricks 4 Kidz camp. This summer, we will offer a variety of summer camps for all ages; from Junior Builders to Advanced Robot Builders and everyone in between. Want to make your own LEGO movie using stop-motion animation? Want to build and program robots? Want to build characters and motorized models from your favorite games and movies? Some of our great camp themes include Mining & Crafting, "Galaxy Far Away" Space Camp, Movie Making, Worlds of Amusement, and more! For our current camp schedule and registration information, please visit

Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center

400 Garden Road, Chattanooga, TN 37419

423-821-1160 ext. 112 n

Ages: 7-13

Boys, girls or both: Both

Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center offers an exciting and learning camp experience for children of all ages. Using fun games, hiking, canoeing, crafts and other unforgettable experiences, your children will learn to enjoy and respect the natural world around them. Pricing for members ranges from $170 to $220 and $200 to $250 for non-members. Registration begins March 1 for members and March 14 for non-members. Space is limited, so sign up before our camps are full!

Challenge Island

Chattanooga, TN


Boys, girls or both: Both

Challenge Island is a wildly popular enrichment program that exposes kids to STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art & math) education in a fun-filled, hands-on, memorable way. 21st century learning skills are emphasized and stressed in all Challenge Island activities. Loosely based on a well-known reality TV show, Challenge Island has kids dividing into cooperative tribes and taking on a vast array of exciting challenges set to action-packed thematic "islands."

It just takes a moment in a Challenge Island camp to know there is nothing school-like about this experience. From the fun pop-culture "destinations," to the tribal buffs and face paint, to the thrill of the challenges themselves, the excitement of Challenge Island unleashes campers' natural curiosity, creativity and imagination in a way they haven't experienced before. New camp themes for this summer include Minecraft, Girls and Dolls, Space Wars and more! Many exciting challenges await your child at a Challenge Island summer camp. To see Challenge Island in action, visit or Youtube/8q_vPRUX8hI.

Camp Juliette Low

321 Camp Juliette Low Rd., Cloudland, GA 30731


Ages: 7-17

Boys, girls or both: Girls

Camp Juliette Low provides girls with exciting outdoor experiences that foster self-confidence, promote teamwork, and develop leadership skills. Through work and play, campers learn to enjoy and appreciate the outdoors, gain responsibility for self and for others, and make life-long friendships. CJL campers live in platform tents and enjoy traditional camp activities that emphasize outdoor living skills and recreation. CJL was founded in 1922 by Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts, but has operated independently for more than 50 years, and is open to all girls. Camp Juliette Low has it all-outdoor adventure, time-honored traditions, and rustic beauty! Most of all, CJL has great people: caring, experienced staff who return year after year, and friendly, down-to-earth campers who love to learn and have fun! Located on Lookout Mountain in Northwest Georgia, CJL is an independent, residential summer camp offering one- and two-week sessions June 5 - July 30. Preparing girls for confident living and leadership since 1922.

Chattanooga Theatre Camp

400 River Street, Chattanooga, TN


Ages: 4-18 (Pre-K through high school)

Boys, girls or both: Both

The Chattanooga Theatre Centre offers its summer academy in an actual theater setting with classes created and led by instructors who have earned degrees in drama and education from leading institutions. Designed for rising kindergartners through high schoolers, classes are conducted in one-, two- and four-week units in half- and full-day sessions June 6 - Aug. 5. Before- and after-care are available. Instruction in acting, dance, creative play, comedy, and more are offered for beginners to accomplished artists. New this summer: an intensive, musical theater academy! This and many other classes will perform productions at the end of the session for family and friends. Summer Academies improve confidence, enhance team-building skills, and teach cooperation while instilling in participants an appreciation for the arts that can last a lifetime.

Karen Horton School of Dance

3517 Hixson Pike, Chattanooga, TN 37415


Ages: 6 and up

Boys, girls or both: Both

Founded in 1969, Karen Horton School of Dance has provided quality and affordable dance education for more than 40 years. Find our schedule of summer classes at Dance Camp 2016 will be held July 18-22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Early drop-off and late pickup are available. Attendees will learn dance in a variety of styles including ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, hip- hop, and Irish step. No prior dance experience is required. We'll also play games, make crafts, have a fashion show and play outside. Dancers will learn a short routine, which they will perform for friends and family on the last day. We also provide camp T-shirts and hand out goodie bags on the last day, so the campers have a souvenir to remember the fun they had at camp. Find more details about camp at For 2016, we're planning our first Summer Ballet Intensive for rising middle school students through high school seniors. The intensive is Aug. 1-5 from 5:30-8 p.m., and will focus on ballet technique, pointe or pre-pointe development, ballet history and learning a variation from a classical work. Dancers should have a minimum of two years' previous ballet instruction. Find more information at

Speech & Hearing Center Summer IEP Continuation

600 N. Holtzclaw Ave, Ste. 200; Chattanooga, TN 37404


Ages: 3-18

Boys, girls or both: Both

Summer Speech-Language Therapy "Camp" is for children with current IEPs that include speech-language therapy. Our speech-language pathologists will follow your child's current IEP to ensure he/she stays on track and does not regress during the summer break. Services offered June 1 – July 31. Most insurance accepted, including TennCare.

Grace Baptist Academy

7815 Shallowford Road, Chattanooga TN 37421

423-892-8224 ext. 3

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Ages: 5-12

Boys, girls or both: Both

The purpose of Camp Grace is to make a life-changing impact on children with the love of Jesus Christ. It is our goal to provide loving care and a super-fun environment during the summer weeks for a summer they will never forget! Camp Grace is a day camp designed for elementary age students to enjoy active fun, develop strong biblically based character, and expand academic learning in a loving and safe environment during the summer weeks. Age-appropriate recreational activities, field trips, arts, crafts, sports, and dynamic learning initiatives are part of your child's engaging, day-long experience at Camp Grace from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday-Friday, June 6 through Aug. 5. Cost of camp is $135 per week. Sibling discount is 10 percent. Apply by March 24 and the application fee will be discounted to $35!

Boyd-Buchanan Summer Camps

4650 Buccaneer Trail, Chattanooga, TN 37411


Boys, girls or both: Both

Summer camps at Boyd-Buchanan School blend fun in a safe, Christian environment. We offer a wide range of activities for a summer that is unforgettable! Through athletics, enrichment, STEM and fine arts, your child will make friends while strengthening their minds and bodies. Our staff is excited to spend time with your child and help them to explore new ideas and adventures this summer at BBS!


325 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Chattanooga, TN 37402


Ages: 7-17

Boys, girls or both: Both

Send your kids to a summer of fun that will also prepare them for the jobs of the future. They'll gain skills like coding, video editing, 3D printing, robotics and much more! At TechTown, our experienced staff offers hands-on learning in a fun environment. We're a place where kids discover, learn, and explore the limitless possibilities of their imaginations. At TechTown camps, children can expand their Minecraft skills from playing the game to building the code, go from shooting video to editing and adding special effects, and take Web design from drag and drop to customized, code-based design. This and much more is available at TechTown! Weekly camps start June 6 for 7- to 10-year-olds (Kilobytes) and for 11- to 17- year-olds. Advanced programs are available.

UTC Youth University

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga campus

Ages: 6-13

Boys, girls or both: Both

UTC's Youth University develops interests and passions through experiential education and extends the resources of the UTC campus to students. Highlights of the all-day camps include: recreational activities and swimming, academic enrichment and science, technology, engineering, arts and math activities. The dates for Youth University are: Session 1 - June 6-10, Session 2 - June 13-17, Session 3 - June 20-24, Session 4 - June 27-July 1, Session 5 - July 11-15, Session 6 - July 18-22 and Session 7 - July 25-29. Specific drop-off instructions provided with registration.

Stellar Therapy

6172 Airways Blvd. Suite 122, Chattanooga, TN 37421


Ages: 4-12

Boys, girls or both: Both

Does your child have an IEP? Stay on track this summer with Stellar Therapy where we put the "FUN" in functional! Our experienced therapists offer speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, feeding therapy and social skills groups. Is your child a picky eater? Does he or she have messy handwriting, difficulty dressing or tying their shoes? Do they struggle to communicate in social settings? Call us today for a free phone consultation and to schedule an evaluation to see if your child may benefit from therapy. Social Skills groups forming now for the spring and summer! TennCare, commercial insurance, and private pay accepted.

High Point Climbing and Fitness Camp

High Point Downtown: 219 Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402

High Point Riverside: 1007 Appling Street, Chattanooga, TN 37406

High Point Downtown: 423-602-7625

High Point Riverside: 423-475-6578

Ages: 5-14

Boys, girls or both: Both

High Point camps teach kids about rock climbing and team building. Our staff is dedicated to teaching the basics of climbing, including equipment usage, climbing techniques and the importance of trust and communication. These camps will encourage kids to find new ways of approaching climbing through age-appropriate group instruction. Everyone will finish our climbing camps with a sense of self-confidence & accomplishment. High Point offers summer camps for 10 weeks during the summer, starting at the beginning of June through the beginning of August. Summer Rock Camps are half-day camps with morning and afternoon sessions each week, Monday-Friday. Morning sessions run from 8 a.m. to noon and afternoon sessions are from 1-5 p.m. Please note the different locations on the website and start time when selecting a date on the calendar. Each week-long session includes rental gear, four hours of games, instruction and, of course, climbing each day. A healthy snack and drink will be provided each day. Participants will also receive a camp T-shirt and other goodies too! For Downtown Camps, one day will also include a complimentary trip either to the Creative Discovery Museum for 5- to 9-year-olds or, for the 10- to 14-year-olds, a trip to the Tennessee Aquarium. Space is limited and camps will fill up fast, so book today. Online booking is available. Downtown location pricing: member price: $157.50; non-member price: $175; additional siblings: $148.75. Riverside location pricing: member price: $143; non-member price: $159.00; additional siblings: $135.15.

Railroad Summer Camp

4119 Cromwell Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421


Ages: 7-17

Boys, girls or both: Both

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is proud to announce our 2016 teen summer camps for junior railroaders. The standard camp is geared toward high school aged students and will include instruction on all aspects of railroading including railroad terms, signals, how steam and diesel engines work and the history of trains. There will also be a blacksmithing demonstration, field trips and guest speakers. The junior camp is geared toward late elementary and middle school students and will include instruction on all aspects of railroading, riding trains, craft projects and games. Dress Code: jeans, close-toed shoes and a long-sleeve shirt for in the shop. (Students may wear short sleeves during class and at lunch.) Please have campers wear clean clothing each day, but remember that it may become very dirty, sweaty, and possibly be ruined by paint, grease, etc. Each session is limited to 14 campers. Each camper should bring a backpack labeled with their name and packed with: hat for sun protection, long-sleeve shirt (to wear in shop or locomotive cab), sunglasses, safety goggles, work gloves, sunscreen, bug spray, water bottle and any needed medications for each day. Registration form and payment are collected on a first come, first served basis. To register, please respond by email to A very limited number of spots are available, so don't delay! There will be a Code of Conduct that students will be expected to follow. Due to the physical demands of certain activities in the shop, campers will need to be in reasonable physical health. Campers will not be allowed to have cellphones during camp time.

* Session 1 - Junior Half Day: June 6-11 (For ages 7-9)

* Session 1 - Junior Full Day: June 6-11 (For ages 10-12)

* Session 2 - Teen Full Day: June 13-18 (For ages 13-17)

* Session 2 - Teen Overnight: June 13-18 (For ages 13-17)

* Session 3 - Teen Full Day: June 20-25 (For ages 13-17)

* Session 3 - Teen Overnight: June 20-25 (For ages 13-17)

Privateer Youth Sailing Camp

Privateer Yacht Club, Hixson, TN 37343


Ages: 8-16

Boys, girls or both: Both

PYS offers a number of weeks of sail camp where learning the skills of sailing a boat on beautiful Lake Chickamauga is the primary objective. This is more than taking a ride on a sailboat with an instructor. Each camper will learn how to speak the language of sailing, how to rig his/her own boat, how to leave the dock and return, how to tie the most useful sailing knots, how to right the boat when it tips over, how to de-rig the boat at day's end, and how to use the wind/sails to take the boat in the direction she/he wants to go. The amazing part is that by week's end, each camper has the confidence to sail a boat solo all the way across the lake to Booker T. Washington State Park and back. Our sailing camp offers not only beginning instruction for those who are comfortable in the water but have never sailed a boat solo, but also more advanced instruction for those who have learned the basics but need more practice. We can even provide for those campers who find that their enjoyment of sailing makes them want to experience the fun and challenge of being in a race/regatta. All of this is made special by a picturesque setting, Privateer Yacht Club's beautiful new clubhouse, and a superior staff consisting of several U.S. Sailing Certified Level 2 and Level 1 Instructors, plus U.S. Sailing Certified Junior Counselors. The main emphasis of this camp is on fun and safety. However, many campers return again and again because the experience provides them with an emotional badge of honor and results in an increased confidence in their abilities. Find out more on Privateer's homepage by clicking on the Youth Sailing tab.

Girls Inc. Summer Camp

Brainerd United Methodist Church 4315 Brainerd Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37411


Ages: 6-18

Boys, girls or both: Girls

Girls Inc. of Chattanooga is offering several camps this summer for girls ages 6-11 and 12-18. You can provide the girl(s) in your life with an enriching experience during her summer break from school by sending her to Girls Inc. Not only will she meet new friends and develop new skills, she will become strong, smart and bold through our life-changing programming! Our summer camps will be held at Brainerd United Methodist Church. Camp sessions are full days, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for teens and until 5:30 p.m. for elementary girls, Monday through Friday. Our elementary summer camps will focus on girls exploring the history of the 21st Century and learning engineering techniques and design skills. Our teen summer camps will teach girls both the history of the 21st Century and self-sufficiency skills. Limited scholarships are available. Register today by calling 423-624-4757 or visiting

Zoo Camp

301 North Holtzclaw Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37404


Ages: 3-14

Boys, girls or both: Both

Zoo Camp hosts week-long camps throughout the summer Monday-Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Campers will go wild as they get the chance of a lifetime to interact and learn about all the magnificent animals at the Chattanooga Zoo and the keepers who care for them. Their animal instincts will come out with age-appropriate games and activities, camel rides, field trips, animal encounters, keeper chats and more!

The Sweet & Savory Classroom

45 E. Main Street Suite 112, Chattanooga, TN 37408


Ages: 8-17

Boys, girls or both: Both

Learn culinary, baking and pastry skills at The Sweet and Savory Classroom. Our "hands on" four-day cooking camps are taught in a professional cooking classroom specifically designed for teaching. Each child will participate in the preparation, cooking and baking that goes on during each camp. In our camps we teach your kids skills they will use daily to keep them healthy for the rest of their lives. More than the skills, they will also be challenged, build confidence, learn food safety, have fun and eat great food! Every camp is taught by Chef Jeff or Chef Heather Pennypacker; professionals with more than 40 years combined experience. We offer sweet camps for those who love to bake, savory camps for those who love to cook, as well as camps that are a combination of both! Camps include making homemade pasta, biscuits, pizza, sushi, crepes, Thai, bread, cakes and more. For our full camp schedule visit and register online! Parents/legal guardians will need to sign a waiver for each child participating in a camp. We look forward to cooking with your kids in Chattanooga's only cooking classroom.

Girls Preparatory School

205 Island Avenue, PO Box 4736, Chattanooga, TN


Boys, girls or both: Girls

Make this a summer of discovery for your camper! Each child can explore, create and enjoy adventure in familiar and new day camps: Kaleidoscope, 3-D Printing and Robotics, Theater Workshop, Sprouts Cooking, Junior Lifeguarding and Music. Athletic camps for beginners and the experienced, academic classes for credit or skill-building and enrichment courses promise to round out a full summer of fun.

Primrose Schools of Chattanooga

5170 Preschool Lane, Hixson, TN 37343


1619 Gunbarrel Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37421


Ages: 5-10

Boys, girls or both: Both

Experience the excitement of our Summer Adventure Club where imaginations are free to run wild. Get ready for engineering design challenges, discoveries, outdoor exploration and more! It's going to be one epic summer. Call or stop by to enroll. Camps fill up fast.

Children's Music & Arts Camp

Gateway Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37402


Ages: 7-12

Boys, girls or both: Both

A day camp for school-age children that provides a variety of arts experiences including choral singing, dance, piano, drumming, dance, art, handchimes, recorder and more. The camp runs Monday–Friday, July 19-25. Schedule: Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (includes an afternoon field trip). Each day includes a mini concert at 12:30 p.m. for campers and their families performed by artists from the Chattanooga community. Cost: $75. For more information or to register, check the website.

Silverdale Baptist Academy

7236 Bonny Oaks Drive, Chattanooga, 37421


Ages: 7-14

Boys, girls or both: Both

Self-Taught Treasures through Folk Art, Monday-Friday, July 18-22. Morning session: 9:30 a.m. to noon for grades 1-2, afternoon session: 1-3:30 p.m. for grades 3-6. Girls and boys entering grades 1-6. Contact or 423-892-2319. Seahawk Sports Camp, May 31-June 3, Tuesday - Friday (makeup day: Saturday), 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Girls and boys ages 7-13. Contact or 423-892-2319 (ext. 2216). Seahawk Baseball Camp, June 6-10, 8 a.m. to noon. Boys, rising sixth- through eighth-graders. Contact or 423-892-2319 (ext. 2217). Seahawk Elementary Soccer Camp, July 25-28 (makeup day July 29), 9 a.m. to noon. Girls and boys, rising first- through fifth-graders (ages 6-11). Contact 423-892-2319 (ext. 2223) Seahawk Boys Basketball Camp, Monday-Thursday, July 11-14, Elementary students: 9 a.m. to noon. Middle school students: 12:30-4 p.m. Boys, rising first- through eighth-graders. Contact 423-892-2319 (ext. 2213). Seahawks Girls Basketball Camp, Monday-Thursday, July 18-21. Elementary students: 9 a.m. to noon. Middle school students: 12:30-4 p.m. Girls, rising first- through eighth-graders. Contact or 423-892-2319 (ext. 2236). Seahawks Youth Volleyball Camp, Monday-Thursday, July 25-29. Elementary students: 9 a.m. to noon. Middle school students: 12:30-4 p.m. Girls, rising third- through eighth-graders. Contact or 423-892-2319 (ext. 2217). Seahawks Middle School Soccer Camp, Monday-Thursday (Friday will be a makeup day) June 13-23, 8 a.m. to noon. Girls and boys, rising sixth- through eighth-graders. Contact or 423-892-2319 (ext. 2217).

Creative Discovery Museum

321 Chestnut St., Chattanooga, TN 37402


Ages: 3-12

Boys, girls or both: Both

Friends' Discovery Camp - June 6-10 for ages 5-7 and June 13-17 for ages 8-12. Preschool Camp - June 20-24 for ages 4-5. Preschool Camp - June 27-July 1. Iron Chef Cooking Camp - July 11-15 for ages 8-12. Extreme Science Camp - July 18-22 for ages 5-12. Explore Art! Camp - July 25-29 for ages 5-12. Make-It Camp - Aug. 1-5 for ages 8-12. Day Camp - Aug. 8-10 for ages 5-12. Camp Discovery at St. Peter's - June 6-July 1 and July 11-Aug. 1 for ages 3-5.

Ballet Tennessee Youth Dance Camp

3202 Kellys Ferry Road, Chattanooga, TN 37419


Ages: 7-13

Boys, girls or both: Both

Ballet Tennessee's Youth Dance Camp is designed for students with at least two years of ballet training. Dancers are placed by age and training, following a final placement class on the first day. Each day begins with a ballet technique class. Other class offerings for the camp are: Pre-Pointe/Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Dance History, and Choreography/Improvisation. At the end of each week, there is a Friday 5 p.m. showing of the students' class work and choreography. Camp is June 6-17. Cost is $200 for one week or $350 for two weeks. Registration fee is $15. Requirements: Complete 2 consecutive years of ballet training with Ballet Tennessee or complete a placement class. Attire - Girls: Solid-color leotard, pink tights with convertible foot, pink ballet slippers, and hair in a classical ballet bun. Black jazz short and jazz shoes optional. Boys: Fitted T-shirt, fitted shorts, black ballet shoes. Black jazz shoes optional.

River City Archery

1304 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37404


Boys, girls or both: Both

Ages: 10-16

Are you ready for a camp that is devoted to the sport of archery? You will go from zero to 60 in one week as you learn the basics of the proper shooting technique. You will begin by working on safety procedures and then work on honing your skills throughout the week by playing various archery games and participating in other fun archery focused activities. River City Archery's indoor range is the perfect place for campers to gain upper-body coordination and strength while learning all about the lifetime sport of archery. As campers learn and also demonstrate the different aspects of archery throughout the week, they will be rewarded by earning achievements to mark their accomplishments. Get ready for an archery experience you won't forget!

Chattanooga Parks & Rec

Avondale Center: 1305 Dodson Ave., Chattanooga TN 37406

Brainerd Center: 1010 N. Moore Road, Chattanooga TN 37411

South Chattanooga Center: 1151 W. 40th St., Chattanooga TN 37409

Shepherd Center: 2124 Shepherd Road, Chattanooga TN 37421

John A. Patten Center: 3202 Kellys Ferry Road, Chattanooga TN 37419

Tyner Center: 6900 Ty-Hi Drive, Chattanooga TN 37421

North Chattanooga Center: 406 May St., Chattanooga TN 37405

Carver Center: 600 Orchard Knob Ave., Chattanooga TN 37406

Glenwood Center: 2610 E. 3rd St., Chattanooga TN 37404


Boys, girls or both: Both

Ages: 6-12

This summer, Youth Camps will offer hundreds of youth opportunities in sports, pool time, spray park, arts and crafts, high adventure outdoor activities with Outdoor Chattanooga, community gardens, trips, education & reading programs, and much more. Stop by your local Chattanooga YFD Center to register for the most fun a kid can have for an entire summer! This year, as part of the Chattanooga Reading Initiative, the Youth & Family Development Department is dedicated to education, just as much as fun. During our camps, participants will have access to our Lexia Computer Based Reading Program, along with tutors and more. This way your child will be well prepared for the school year.