Cool Camps - Summer Guide - Atlanta Magazine

Cool Camps

Are your kids getting house-crazy? Or maybe just making you crazy? Keep ’em busy with these cool day camps.


Close to home:

1) Musical Theatre Camp The Ferst Center offers this Broadway-like experience for Glee wannabes, focusing on voice and choreography. Ages 10 to 15; June 4 to 8.

2) Circus Camp This is the twentieth year for this popular big-top adventure, teaching skills from juggling to tightwire walking. “Try-me” Mondays let kids test the waters before committing. Ages 5 to teen; weeklong sessions start every Monday from June 4 to July 30.

3) Camp H2O The Georgia Aquarium takes campers behind the scenes. Ages 5 to 11; weeklong programs begin Mondays from June 11 to July 30 (Special Needs Camp offered June 4 to 8).

4) Camp Flix From the rock-and-roll Camp Jam folks, this course offers hands-on instruction in both acting and the technical side of filmmaking, culminating in a Hollywood-style red-carpet premiere on Friday night. Overnight options available. Ages 11 to 17; July 16 to 20 (Emory) and July 23 to 27 (Oglethorpe).

5) Lego Robotics Camp This weeklong Atlanta International Schools program helps your child build a robot, then teach it to move and make sounds. Grade 4 to grade 6; June 18 to 22.

6) Young Chefs Academy Cooking Camp Junior gourmets will whip up three to four recipes each day. Ages 5 and up; weekly Monday to Thursday sessions from June 4 to August 13.

Illustration by Mark Matcho

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