2021 Summer Camps

A Complete Guide to Summer Camps for 2021


happy boys at Baylor Summer Camp

Baylor Summers

171 Baylor School Rd.

Chattanooga, TN 37405




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 5-18

Programs: Both day and overnight programs place emphasis on skill development, mentoring, fun, friendship, and lifelong memories. 

Cost: Varies by program

Baylor’s beautiful campus on the Tennessee River features hiking trails and state-of-the-art facilities, making it the perfect setting for action-packed, skill-building, and fun-filled sports, arts, enrichment, and outdoor adventure. Baylor camps offer a huge array of programs to choose from, including day and overnight options for kids and teens all summer long. Campers will enjoy a brand-new outdoor pool located on the Tennessee River! The camp also offers convenient early drop-off and late pick-up for busy parents. 




Belvoir Christian Academy Summer Camp

800 Belvoir Ave.

Chattanooga, TN 37412




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: PK3–rising 8th graders (Childcare for infants-PK4 is year-round.)

Programs: Outdoor activities, sports, swimming, crafts, and field trips to local attractions

Cost: Call for pricing.

BCA’s summer camp provides a variety of engaging activities such as gymnastics, ballet, sports, and biblical studies, as well as water play days, movie and pajama days, and other special theme days. Creative hands-on activities include cooking, STEM, and crafts. Pre-K has in-house activities that include visits from the Tennessee Aquarium, Creative Discovery Museum, and Chattanooga Zoo, while older campers attend weekly field trips to local attractions. Camp hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., with part-time options available.




Berean Academy Day Camp

441 Berean Ln.

Hixson, TN 37343




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 3-12

Programs: STEM activities, weekly themes, games and competitions, field trips both on- and off-site, swimming, crafts, scavenger hunts, movies, themed parties

Cost: Registration fee $40; call for pricing.

Berean Academy Day Camp offers weekly field trips for grades 1-5 to a variety of locations, such as the Creative Discovery Museum, IMAX Theater, Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, and Bricks 4 Kidz. Campers in 1st through 5th grades are taken to the pool every week, while campers ages 3-5 have a weekly water day. The camp offers a daily craft time for all ages, free play time, and weekly activities such as theater-style movie screenings, games, and parties.




Boyd Buchanan School Summer Programs

4650 Buccaneer Trl.

Chattanooga, TN 37411




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 3 years-8th grade

Programs: Athletic, academic, artistic, and adventure camps in half- and full-day formats, with custom schedules available for 2 or 3 days per week camps.

Cost: $110-$250, depending on session; early-bird pricing available through May 1. 

Boyd Buchanan Summer Programs emphasize participation, cooperation, learning,
and fun in a safe, loving Christian community. Campers may attend full- or half-day camps, take advantage of before- and after-care, and design a custom schedule for selected camps. Choose from athletic, academic, creative arts, or adventure camps that engage campers physically, cognitively, and spiritually.




Brainerd Baptist School Summer Camp

300 Brookfield Ave.

Chattanooga, TN 37411




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: Summer Care: 3 years-rising 1st graders; Summer Camp: rising 2nd graders-exiting 5th graders

Programs: Summer Care children remain on campus and have special activities come to them. They also participate in water play, arts and crafts, games, outdoor play, books, and technology. Summer Camp children participate in weekly field trips, swimming, cooking, book club, technology, games, arts and crafts, and more. 

Cost: See website for pricing.

Every summer, Brainerd Baptist School offers a high-quality, comprehensive, and affordable program in a loving Christian environment. 




Bright Days at The Bright School

1950 McDade Ln.

Chattanooga, TN 37405




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 3 (by Aug. 1) – 8 (or rising 3rd grader)

Programs: A combination of enrichment activities with fun summertime experiences each day for eight weeks (first week of June through last week of July). Campers are grouped by age.

Cost: Weekly rate for full day 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $225; weekly rate for half day 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., $175; early care 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., no charge; late care 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., $35 per week.

Every day is going to be a BRIGHT day at Bright Days summer program for early learners! The program includes morning and closing ceremonies, on-site field trips, camp songs, nature exploration, outside play, water days, art projects, visits to the school library, and more. Children get to know their counselors and fellow campers as they experience the quality of a Bright education in the summer. A healthy lunch is included.




Camp Grace at Grace Baptist Academy

Mailing address: 7815 Shallowford Rd.

Chattanooga, TN 37421

Current location: Redemption Point Church

423.892.8222, ext. 3



Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 5-12

Programs: Daily field trips, swimming, art, science, STEM, cooking, computers, sports, games, and hands-on activities are provided from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Cost: Registration fee $50 per camper; $150 per week (This price is all-inclusive.) 

Camp Grace is a day camp designed for students to enjoy active fun, develop strong biblically based character, develop a love for the outdoors, and expand academic learning in a safe environment for a summer they will never forget! Campers may attend all or some of the 10 weeks scheduled between June 7 and August 6.




little girl looking at a bug through a magnifying glass at camp invention

Camp Invention 

Enjoy the camp experience from the comfort of home!




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: Rising K-6th graders

Programs: High-energy, hands-on STEM activities promoting creativity, confidence, and problem solving

Cost: $235 and up

Spark your kid’s creativity and confidence with the new Camp Invention® program, Recharge! Campers in grades K-6 will team up to take on fun, hands-on STEM challenges. From taking apart their own microphone to exploring solar-powered crickets and creating duck-launching devices, each activity is designed to give your young innovator an unforgettable summer experience.




Camp Joe Joe’s at The Clay Pot

1311 Hanover St.

Chattanooga, TN 37405




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 4-12

Programs: Games, water day, photo shoots, gift-making for family and friends, and more

Cost: $125 per child for a three half-day session

Camp Joe Joe’s is a fun, imaginative camp that creates an atmosphere for all campers to shine. From tie-dyeing to dancing, snacks to flowers, Camp Joe Joe’s strives to bring out the creativity in all kids. The Clay Pot owner Joe Jumper and Nikki Russell, an education specialist, help kids be original and have a blast with other campers.




Camp Juliette Low

321 Camp Juliette Low Rd.

Cloudland, GA 30731


Winter: P.O. Box 5113

Marietta, GA 30061




Boys | Girls: Girls

Ages: 8-17

Programs: Archery, canoeing, sailing, horseback riding, challenge course, climbing wall, swimming, diving, outdoor living skills, crafts, campouts, campfires, cookouts, pottery, hiking, and kayaking

Cost: Mini-week $840; one week $980; two weeks $1,930

Camp Juliette Low is a residential summer camp where girls can be themselves, make lifelong friends, learn new skills, and explore the outdoors. CJL campers live in platform tents and enjoy fun, instructional programs that foster self-confidence, independence, teamwork, and leadership skills. Located on Lookout Mountain, CJL was founded in 1922 by Juliette Low, founder of the Girl Scouts. Today, CJL operates independently from the Girl Scouts and is open to all girls.




Camp Signal

109 N. Germantown Rd.

Chattanooga, TN 37411




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 3-11

Programs: Age-appropriate activities in art, movement, music, crafts, sports, water play, games, singing, dancing, cooking, drama, science, and technology

Cost: $250 per week, per camper; scholarships available

Camp Signal offers a quality camp experience while specializing in social and emotional development through fun projects and activities. Chatter Camp offers focused services for children who are non-verbal or have other communication challenges. Additionally, Vision Academy will be open to students ages 14-18 and 19-22 with vision loss. Call for dates and enrollment information.




Camp Woodmont

381 Moonlight Dr.

Cloudland, GA 30731




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 6-14

Programs: Horseback riding, hiking, canoeing, archery, climbing wall, high/low ropes, giant swing, dance, crafts, and more

Cost: $995 for one week; $1,575 for two weeks

Camp Woodmont is a traditional over-night camp on Lookout Mountain just 30 minutes south of Chattanooga in Northwest Georgia. Founded on strong Christian morals and principles in 1981, Camp Woodmont is the perfect place to build lifelong friendships and lasting memories. The camp program is very well-suited to first-time campers. All traditional camp activities start at an introductory level, and the camp layout is conveniently spaced out. Camp Woodmont is accredited by the ACA.




Chattanooga Christian School Summer Camps

3354 Charger Dr.

Chattanooga, TN 37409




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: PK (3-year-olds)-12th grade

Programs: Chargers Day Camp; musical theatre camps; art, dance, sports, cooking, and robotics camps

Cost: $150-$475

Chargers Day Camp at Chattanooga Christian School incorporates art, games, water slides, sports activities, theme days, and more. Full- and half-day camps, along with before/after-care, are available. Sample camps for young children include Fairy Princess, American Girl, LEGO Adventures, Kids in the Kitchen, and Intro to Sports. CCS is excited to partner with the Lady Red Wolves for Soccer Camp and with Bayview Riding Academy for Horseback Riding Camp. 




Chattanooga State Summer Camps

4501 Amnicola Hwy.

Chattanooga, TN 37406




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 8-14

Programs: Robotics and coding

Cost: Call for pricing.

Back by popular demand are Chattanooga State Community College’s robotics and coding camps. Students will get to do hands-on building and battling their robots in the robotics camps. If your child is into gaming and programming, then the coding camps are just what they need to keep their minds busy this summer. Camps run either in the mornings or afternoons from Monday through Friday. Registration is now open!




Chattanooga Theatre Centre Summer Academy

400 River St.

Chattanooga, TN 37405

423.267.8538, ext. 313



Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 6-17

Programs: Acting, movement, dance, comedy, and more

Cost: $135-$270; one- to two-week sessions

The Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s Summer Academy includes half-day programs that explore acting, movement, dance, comedy, and more. The academy runs from June 7 through July 30.




Chattanooga Zoo Camp

301 N. Holtzclaw Ave.

Chattanooga, TN 37404




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: PK-8th grade

Programs: Animal encounters, age-appropriate crafts, learning about various species, and age-appropriate games

Cost: Camp pricing varies by age group.

Chattanooga Zoo campers will “go wild” as they get the chance to interact and learn about the magnificent animals of the Chattanooga Zoo and the keepers that work with them.




Cohutta Springs Youth Camp

P.O. Box 12000

Calhoun, GA 30703




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 7-18

Programs: Archery, basketball, BMX biking, canoeing, cable park, crafts, drama, horseback riding, mountain biking, music, paintball, photography, rock climbing, rocketry, sports, swimming, videography, wakeboarding, water slide, zipline 

Cost: $450-$565 per week

Accredited by the American Camp Association, based on Christian values, and located against the Chattahoochee National Forest, Cohutta Springs is a wonderful place to enjoy nature, make lifelong friends, learn skills, and experience incredible plays that entertain and inspire positive living. Trained and caring collegiate staff makes the experience unforgettable.




Creative Discovery Museum Friends Discovery Camp

321 Chestnut St.

Chattanooga, TN 37402




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 6-14

Cost: $125 per camp

Friends Discovery Camp is an inclusive camp for children with disabilities and their peers. Campers are paired with each other and have a Big Buddy from UTC to help guide their experiences. Back this year, a third Friends Discovery Camp will be offered to children ages 13 and up at Scenic City Equestrian!




Creative Discovery Museum Summer Camps

321 Chestnut St.

Chattanooga, TN 37402



Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 4-14

Cost: See website for rates.

Summer is all about play, exploration, and camp! Creative Discovery Museum
combines all three with immersive learning-rich activities that bring science and art alive for all children. CDM’s enthusiastic, experienced staff provides a fun-filled, safe environment for children to embrace the camp experience. Camps are designed for children ages 4 and up. Registration is online at cdmfun.org/camps.  




First Cumberland Dayplayers Summer Camp

1505 N. Moore Rd.

Chattanooga, TN 37411




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: K-9th grade

Programs: Outdoor games, on-site swimming, daily chapel, summer musical, and crafts

Cost: Full- and part-time rates available, with add-ons available for an additional cost. Visit website for complete listing.

Dayplayers is an affordable Christian environment for school-aged children to spend the summer. With small group time, daily chapel, and weekly character traits, campers have the opportunity for spiritual development throughout the summer. Daily swimming and outdoor games are offered.




The Goddard School Summer Camp

17 W. Bell Ave.

Chattanooga, TN 37405




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 6 weeks-8 years

Programs: In My World (open to infants 6 weeks-18 months and toddlers 18 months-36 months); The World Out There (open to PreK and school-aged children ages 3-8)

Cost: $240-$340 per week

At The Goddard School Summer Camp, campers will explore the world in new, exciting ways! For the youngest learners, “In My World” takes a look through the thematic lens of a young child’s immediate universe, consisting of family, friends, community, and experiences. For older campers, “The World Out There” is a global look through the eyes and interests of children and will include projects promoting STEAM and social-emotional learning. Campers can also look forward to an exciting array of enrichment programs ranging from Music Monday to Fitness Friday.




Girls rowing at GPS summer campGPS Summer Camp

205 Island Ave.

Chattanooga, TN 37405




Boys | Girls: Both (but more for girls) 

Ages: 4-17

Programs: Full- and half-day camps featuring the arts, athletics, specialty, and signature camps

Cost: $150 and up

At GPS Summer Camp, your daughter can spend her summer learning, playing, laughing, and meeting new friends. She can hone her skills in a favorite sport or uncover a love for acting, dancing, diving, or even yoga. Whether she wants to come for a week or two or spend the whole summer with us, GPS counselors are poised and ready to provide her with an unforgettable experience. 




High Point Downtown’s Summer Rock Camp

219 Broad St.

Chattanooga, TN 37402




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 5-14

Programs: Half-day camps (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) weekly from May 31-July 30

Cost: First child $179 for members, $199 for non-members; $154 per additional child for members, $169 for non-members

High Point summer camps teach kids ages 5-14 about rock climbing and team building. The 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 climbing camp with a sense of self-confidence and accomplishment.




Hunter Museum of American Art Summer Art Camps

10 Bluff View Ave.

Chattanooga, TN 37403




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: Rising 1st-rising 6th graders with teen volunteer opportunities 

Programs: Weeklong day camps throughout June and July

Cost: $250 per child; $200 per child for members at Household level and above; multiple-child family discounts available

Each weeklong camp features a low counselor-camper ratio and a chance for kids to sample a wide range of hands-on art experiences, experimenting with a variety of materials and artistic styles. In addition, campers will have access to the Hunter collection, enjoy outdoor activities along the riverfront, and celebrate their own creativity at the end of each week with a family showcase of their creations. Volunteer opportunities are also available for teens as assistant camp counselors.




Camp Ivy Summer & School Break Programming at Ivy Academy

8520 Dayton Pk.

Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379




All Genders

Ages: Rising K-12th graders 

Programs: Environmental Steward Camp, Survival Skills Camp, Forest Play School, and more

Cost: $175; scholarships and transportation available.

Camp Ivy offers a variety of quality programming on Ivy Academy’s campus adjacent to the North Chickamauga Creek watershed. Each program is educationally geared to hit academic standards for appropriate grade levels and immerse campers in the outdoors. Programs will cover outdoor ethics, environmental education, low-impact hiking, observing nature, conservation, stream ecology, and celebrating Earth’s resources. Expect visits from Tennessee State Park Rangers, local experts, and a field study to Big Soddy Gulf. Applications will go live April 1 on Ivy’s website.




kids at junior and teen rail camp at the tennessee valley railroad museum

Junior and Teen Rail Camp at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

4119 Cromwell Rd.

Chattanooga, TN 37421




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 7-17

Programs: Steam locomotive cab rides, train rides, field trips, railroad history

Cost: Junior ages 7-9, $400 for full day; junior ages 10-12, $400 for full day; teen ages 13-17, $400 for full day, $1,125 for overnight

These camps, which run from May 31 through July 3, teach all aspects of railroading, including railroad terms, signals, how steam and diesel engines work, and the history of trains. Campers will also participate in hands-on activities.



kids playing soccer at Lee University Summer CampLee University Summer Camps

1120 N. Ocoee St.

Cleveland, TN 37311




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: K-12th graders

Programs: Summer Music Camp, English Language Camp, Art Camp, Computer Camp, Theatre Camp, Summer Honors, Lacrosse Camp, Baseball Camps, Soccer Camp, and Summer Golf Academy

Cost: Pricing varies by camp.

Whether your child wants to design computer games, hone their theatre skills, explore art-making techniques, or learn a new sport, Lee University has a summer camp that is sure to pique their interest. Hosted by Lee personnel, these camps take place throughout the summer, with some offering an overnight stay in the dorms. Registration deadlines vary; find specific information for each camp on the Lee University website. COVID-19 protocols, for the health and safety of our campers and our campus community, will be in place in accordance with prevailing guidance at the time of the camp.




little boy going down the side into McCallie Lake at summer camp

McCallie Summer Camps

500 Dodds Ave.

Chattanooga, TN 37404




Boys | Girls: Both, varies by camp

Ages: 5-16

Programs: Day Camp, First Camp, Baseball, Basketball, Coding, Cross-Country, Film Production, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Adventure, Rocketry and Engineering, Minecraft, Soccer, Speed and Agility, Tennis, and Wrestling

Cost: Varies by camp

McCallie’s summer programs include a variety of camps emphasizing participation, cooperation, teamwork, and having fun. The camps’ goals are to provide a quality summer recreational experience in a safe and wholesome environment for all children through outstanding people, facilities, and programs.




girls and counselor at Notre Dame Camp like a champion

Notre Dame High School “Camp Like a Champion”

2701 Vermont Ave.

Chattanooga, TN 37404




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: Rising K- rising 8th graders

Programs: Sports and fine arts camps, ACT and SAT also available for high school students

Cost: $150

Notre Dame offers half-day (8 a.m. to 12 p.m.) summer camp programs for baseball, basketball, cheer, dance, drama, soccer, and volleyball.




Primrose Schools® Summer Camps

East Brainerd

1619 Gunbarrel Rd.

Chattanooga, TN 37421





5170 Preschool Ln.

Hixson, TN 37343




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 5-7

Programs: Weekly, entire-summer, and part-time camps

Cost: Varies by program; call for pricing.

The Summer Adventure Club will have students exploring art, including kinetic moving art, claymation, puppeteering, and more. They will engage in sports activities such as dribbling, throwing, and catching, as well as popular games like tunnel tag. These activities will strengthen hand and eye coordination, footwork, and the skills needed to play all types of sports.




Privateer Sail Camp

4713 Privateer Rd.

Hixson, TN 37343




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 8-17

Programs: Sailing, knot-tying, boating rules and safety; campers will also have the opportunity to swim, paddle, hike, and more.

Cost: $300 per week; scholarships available.

Privateer offers weekly camps during June and July where the skills of sailing are taught. The emphasis is fun and safety. Campers will learn to speak the language of sailing and how to rig their own boat, leave the dock and return, and use the wind to sail in any direction. Learning to sail their own boat and safely return to shore gives children increased self-esteem and confidence in their abilities. Many campers return year after year. The camp is hosted by the Privateer Sailing Education Foundation.




Wet and Wild Summer Camps

400 Garden Rd.

Chattanooga, TN 37419




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 5-14

Programs: Live animals, hiking, games, canoeing, wallowing in mud

Cost: $250-$325 for members; $280-$375 for non-members

Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center and the Tennessee Aquarium are proud to present a “Wet and Wild Summer”! For the first time ever, these two environmental education leaders are combining forces to create an unmatched summer
camp experience. Campers will dive into the native plants and animals of Southeast Tennessee using our exhibits, exclusive animal encounters and experiences, and lots of outdoor exploration. 




Riverview Camp for Girls

P.O. Box 299

757 County Rd. 614

Mentone, AL 35984




Boys | Girls: Girls

Ages: 6-16

Programs: Riding (both English and Western), swimming (heated pool), tennis, ropes course, climbing tower, canoeing, archery, gymnastics, cheerleading, dance, sports, nature exploration, chorus and drama, basketball, volleyball, soccer, arts and crafts, Riverview Refinement, knitting, Leadership Training for Teens, and more

Cost: Short-term session $2,175; long-term session $3,990

On top of Lookout Mountain and on the banks of Little River, Camp River-
view is only 45 minutes south of Chattanooga. A favorite all-around summer camp for girls, Riverview’s Christian emphasis and exciting programs are appreciated by both parents and campers.




SAS Summer

290 Quintard Rd.

Sewanee, TN 37375




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 6-adults

Programs: Day and residential camps for children and adults in arts, climbing, culinary, dance, farming, music, technology, woodworking, and more; conference rentals 

Cost: Varies by program; see website for more information.

SAS Summer offers children and teens day and overnight sports, arts, music, and adventure camps. Shakerag Workshops welcomes adults for one-week, residential arts programs. The campus also welcomes other camps and conferences.




little girls in lab coats and goggles at silverdale baptist academy summer camp

Silverdale Baptist Academy Summer Camps 

7236 Bonny Oaks Dr.

Chattanooga, TN 37421




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: PK-12th grade

Programs: Basketball, volleyball, soccer, football, softball, baseball, dance, STEAM, reading, math, Spanish, outdoor, art, rock climbing, archery, and music

Cost: Varies by camp

Silverdale Summer Camps offer morning and afternoon camps for girls and boys that keep students engaged in the arts, athletics, and academics throughout the summer.




Skyuka Hall  “Bridging the Academic Gap”

5600 Brainerd Rd., Ste. A-24

Chattanooga, TN 37411




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 1st-rising 12th graders

Programs: Academic support and personal development

Cost: Check camp listings, as prices vary between camps.

Skyuka Hall offers a four-week summer academic achievement program for students who need support and lack confidence in reading, writing, and math. Students receive research-based skills and strategies necessary to improve and succeed in the classroom, as well as encouragement and motivation. Please check the website for program dates.




kids painting at St. Nicholas summer camp

St. Nicholas Summer Camp

7525 Min Tom Dr.

Chattanooga, TN 37421

423.894.6485 or 423.899.1999



Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 4-12 (Day and Enrichment Camp)

Programs: Swimming in our outdoor pool; art and music activities; gardening program where children learn the basics of growing summer vegetables, herbs, and flowers; sports; nature trail exploration; playground time; and more

Cost: See website; sibling discount available.

Summer at St. Nicholas Camp is an incredibly fun time for kids that challenges and nurtures imagination, encourages self-directed initiative, and develops leadership skills. Involvement in age-appropriate group activities and diverse athletic and educational experiences are the foundation of the program. 




St. Peter’s Camp Twister

848 Ashland Ter.

Chattanooga, TN 37415




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 3-12

Programs: Camp Twister for ages 7-12; Camp Twister Jr. for ages 3-6

Cost: $299-$475; $50 after-care fee per camper per camp

Designed to provide a fun and exciting environment, Camp Twister is a day camp that provides children the opportunity to participate in different weekly themes full of engaging activities, educational field trips, and creative projects. Camp Twister Jr. is a weekly themed day camp experience designed specifically for children ages 3-6; campers will play outdoors, cool off with water play, and enjoy crafts and games. Camp hours are 8:15 a.m. until 2 p.m. with extended care available until 5:30 p.m.




little boy at challenger center at UTC youth university summer camp

UTC Youth University Summer Academies

Challenger STEM Learning Center

755 Mocs Alumni Dr.

Chattanooga, TN 37403



Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 1st-5th grade

Programs: Spark Academies for rising 1st-2nd graders; Explore Academies for rising 3rd-5th graders

Cost: $285 per week; early registration discount until April 19.

All programs provide hands-on and project-based activities involving simulation space missions, coding, robotics, engineering, arts design labs, and other campus activities. All weekly academies are scheduled June 7 through July 23 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day.




Valley View Ranch Equestrian Camp for Girls

606 Valley View Ranch Rd.

Cloudland, GA 30731




Boys | Girls: Girls

Ages: 8-17

Programs: Equestrian

Cost: $2,050-$3,600

Valley View Equestrian Camp has been a horse lover’s paradise since 1954. For 50 girls, during one to eight weeks, the 600-acre camp offers English and Western riding, barrels, vaulting, and trails. CHA (Certified Horsemanship Association) instructors teach beginner to advanced riders. Girls spend up to six hours a day riding and caring for their own camp horse.




Camp Vesper Point

3216 Lee Pk.

Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: Rising 3rd graders-rising 10th graders

Programs: Swimming, water skiing, crafts, blobbing, kayaking/paddleboarding, frisbee, volleyball, fishing, baseball, basketball, bouldering, and group games

Cost: $555 per week

Located on Chickamauga Lake, Camp Vesper Point (CVP) has provided over 65 years of Christian camping for children and families. At CVP, Jesus Christ is presented to kids through fun outdoor activities and adventures, sports, worship, and a loving relationship with Christ-centered counselors. The camp is owned and operated by First Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga.




kids playing on float at YMCA Camp Ocoee

YMCA Camp Ocoee

111 YMCA Dr.

Ocoee, TN 37361




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 7-17

Programs: Traditional resident camp featuring canoeing, archery, mountain biking, high ropes course, climbing tower, horseback riding, water skiing, swimming, and more

Cost: $645; financial assistance available.

Located in the Cherokee National Forest on Lake Ocoee, Camp Ocoee is a weeklong camp offering life-changing experiences. The Christian values learned and the confidence gained by participants become a way of life.



Young Explorers Society Summer Day Camps

Chattanooga, TN




Boys | Girls: Both

Ages: 7-12

Programs: Canoeing, rock climbing, hiking, exploring, and more

Cost: $425 per child; multi-child discount available

The Young Explorers Society is providing an outdoor adventure education to Chattanooga students and their families. Campers can look forward to a week of multi-sport adventure filled with exploring new places, learning outdoor skills, growing friendships, and enjoying creation. Activities take place all over the Chattanooga area, with transportation and sport-specific gear provided.

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