Brace yourselves — Summer is coming. Lucky for you, we’ve put together this handy list of ways to keep your little monsters occupied. Click the headlines for more information.
Week-long day camps from June 25 to Aug. 10. Classes run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and are $160 each.
The Sway’s Top Picks:
July 16-20: Geek Week — Make art inspired by superheroes and comic books.
Aug. 6-10: Trash Art — The most popular camp, kids will use yep, trash, to make garden art and more.
The O’Neal School holds camps from June 4 to Aug. 3. Weekly pricing for half day camps range from $100 to $150; full day camps range from $199-$250. After Camp Care is offered for an additional fee from 3-6 p.m.
The Sway’s Top Picks:
July 2-6: Food Chemistry — Rising 2nd to 5th graders will explore delicious chemical reactions with edible science.
Dates Vary: Falcon Day Adventures — The classic camp experience, campers will need lunch, a snack, a change of clothes, swimsuit and accessories daily.
Keep your kids from camping out on the couch — send them to Sandhills Gymnastics for flipping, bouncing, tumbling and more. Preschoolers will enjoy movement, crafts and reading while ages 5-12 will work on building skills and strength. Options start at $65/week from Jun. 26 to Aug. 11
Enroll your active kids in half-day camps at the FirstHealth Center for Health and Fitness, where they’ll enjoy swimming, crafts, games and more. Camps run from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m for ages 4 to 12. The cost is $47 per week for residents, $70 per week for non-residents.
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Aberdeen Summer Camp: June 18 – Aug. 10, 7:45 to 5:30 p.m.
All day camp for kids ages 5-12. Aberdeen residents $85 per week, non-residents $130 per week.
Moore County Schools Summer STEM Camp: June and July
Programs available from June 20-23 at Southern Middle School or July 11-14 Elise Middle School. $160 includes lunch, snacks and a T-shirt.
TimberNook Sandhills: June – August
Imaginative outdoor play. Prices range from $100 to two days to $250 per week.
Union Pines High School Summer Camps: Throughout June
Sports camps for elementary, middle and high-school kids. $50 – $105.
Carolina Fun Factory: (Formerly Moore Equine Events) June – August
Weeklong programs and horsemanship camps for ages 6 and up. $225 per week.
Chippers Golf Camps: June – August
Taught by LPGA teaching pro Charlaine Hirst. Full- and half-day camps for ages 7-17. $195 for half-day camp, $295 for full-day camp.
Sandhills Community College Youth Summer Enrichment: June-August
Your kids will learn to ride a horse, design an app or cook their own pizza. Varying sessions and prices. Ages 8-14.
SCC Flyers Sports Camps: June-August
Basketball, volleyball and more. Varying sessions and prices. Grades 3-12, depending on the program.
Shine on Sports Summer Lacrosse Camp: July 23 – 26
Hands-on coaching for girls of all skill levels from 9 to noon. Open to rising first-ninth graders. $140.
Village of Pinehurst Full Day Camps: June – August
Each week has a new theme at this popular camp at Pinehurst Elementary. Price varies depending on session. Ages 5-12.
Carolina Performing Arts Center Summer Dance Camps: June or August
Choose from princess, Moana or Cinderella camps. Ages 3-18. $150 – $225.
Crossfit 611 Full Armor Summer Camp: June and July
Open to all middle and high schoolers. Choose from June 19 to June 29; or July 10 to July 28. $40 for one week; $75 for two weeks; $100 for 3 weeks.
Crossfit 611 Kids Ignite: June-August
Classes are open for kids 7-12 or 4-6. Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. $5 per class.
Knollwood Fairways Junior Golf Camps: June and July
Instruction, competition and on-course play make for an all-inclusive golf camp. Lunch is included, ages 9-15. $149 per session.
National Athletic Village Summer Camps: June-August
Play all the sports. All of them. Full- and half-day options available. Ages 3-14. Cost varies depending on session.
Pinecrest Basketball Camp: June 12-14
Kids grades K-8 can develop a strong foundation in basketball. $75 includes a basketball and a t-shirt.
Southern Pines Parks and Rec Camps: June-August
Camps range from ages 3 and up. Cost varies depending on camp and residency.
Wine & Design Art Buzz Kids Painting Camps: June and July
Visit their Facebook events for summer camp listings. Weeklong sessions for ages 6-12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. $200.
Muddy Creek Farm Riding Center: June 27-28, July 18-19, Aug. 8-9
Camps for ages 8-13. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for prices.