Birmingham Parent’s 2019 Summer Camp Directory Guide
Published: January 31, 2019
By: Birmingham Parent Staff
The Academy of the Arts at Samford University
1939 South Lakeshore Dr. Birmingham, AL 35229
Art Studio for Teens
9–12 noon, $200
Bulldog Art Camp
Session 1: June 24-28
Session 2: July 22-26
9– 2, $250
Music and Art for Minis
Adventures in Music
Session 1: June 10–14—Piano Only
Session 2: July 8–12—Piano or Voice
Writing Camps for Tweens and Teens
Samford University Academy of the Arts offers camps for art, music and writing. Register NOW! For more information on each camp, visit our website at samford.edu/go/aota
Advent Episcopal School – CAMP EXPO SPONSOR!
2019 Sixth Ave. N. Birmingham, AL 35203-2701
Day Camp & Enrichment Programs
Ages: Rising PreK—8th Grade
Dates: June 10—July 26
Our summer programs—our day camp for younger students and our enrichment programs for older students—offer a wide variety of activities and classes! We hope you will join us on our ADVENTure this summer!
Afilm Camp 2019
500 23rd St. S. Birmingham, AL 35233
Dates: WEEKLY May 27-August 2
At Afilm Camp, your students will work together with other students their age to create a short film and in the process learn about film making from a high spirited, welcoming staff with a background in film and camps!
2726 First Ave. S.Birmingham, AL 35233
June 24-July 5
$285 -1 week
Or $475-2 weeks
Tutus & Tiaras
July 15-July 19
July 22-July 26
Offering 2 camp options where dancers will take age appropriate dance classes – ballet, theatre dance, modern, tap & jazz. Younger classes will create ballet-oriented crafts. Family performances held on the last day.
Aldridge Gardens Summer Camps
3530 Lorna Rd. Hoover, AL 35216
Dates: June 3-June 28
Ages: 5K- 5th grade
American Girl Dolls, Paper Circuitry, Cool Art in the Gardens, Myth Busters, Engineering and Construction, STEAM Lab & more! All teachers have Alabama Certification in Education.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
2612 Lane Park Rd. Birmingham, AL 35223
Dates: June 3 – Aug. 2
Ages: Age 4 – 6th Grade
Programs are designed to promote your child’s creativity and the joy of discovery through fun learning experiences in the unmatched natural setting of Birmingham Botanical Gardens!
Birmingham Children’s Theatre
BCT Players Summer Camp Programs
2130 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N. Birmingham, AL 35203
Dates: June – July
Ages: PreK- 12th grade
One of the nation’s oldest & largest professional theatre companies for young audiences offers camps for all ages. The Imaginarium (4-7yr), Players Studio (8-15yr) and BCT Players present “Fame, Jr.” (ages 8+ with audition).
Birmingham Dance Theatre
1694 Montgomery Hwy. Suite 200 Hoover, AL 35216
Dates: June & July
Offering beginner-advanced dance classes in hip-hop, jazz, ballet, cheer/dance team prep, tumbling, plus special Toddler Camps and preschool ballet & tap classes.
2630 Cahaba Rd. Birmingham, AL 35223
Spring Dates: March 25-29, 2019
Ages: 4K- 5th grade
Summer Dates: weekly, day
June 3 – August 2, 2019
Ages: 4K-5th grade and 6th- 12th grade (select weeks)
Experience up-close animal encounters, hands-on science activities and nature play. The best place for summer learning and fun is a Birmingham Zoo Camp! Please see the camp planning guide at www.birminghamzoo.com/education/zoo-camps/ for more information.
Camp Fliptastic At Head Over Heels Gymnastics
500 Caldwell Mill Trace Birmingham, AL 35242
June 4-6 & July 9-11
June 10-14 & July 15-19
*Combo- Circus/Gymnastics/Ninja Camp
Daily themes, fantastic staff, creative crafts, circus arts and plenty of gymnastics make our summer camp all day fun!!
Camp Indian Springs
190 Woodward Dr. Indian Springs Village, AL 35124
Dates: May 28-July 26, 2019
Campers are active and engaged in outdoor and indoor play as well as off-campus activities designed to entertain, develop and promote growth in each camper. Register by 2/15 for early bird discount!
Camp VST at Virginia Samford Theatre
1116 26th St. S. Birmingham, AL 35205
June 3 – 7 ($295)
June 10-14 ($295)
June 17-21 ($295)
Monday-Friday, 9 AM – 4 PM
This summer theatre intensive is designed to give children the opportunity to explore all aspects of working in live theatre with classes offered in: acting, singing, dancing, stage makeup, improv, stage-combat and more!
The Dance Foundation
1715 27th Court S. Homewood, AL 35209
Our non-competitive dance education nurtures creativity, engages the imagination, and promotes social and developmental skills in a safe and enriching environment for self expression and collaboration.
The Exceptional Foundation
1616 Oxmoor Rd. Birmingham, AL 35209
Days: June 3 – July 26
Ages: 5 and up
The Exceptional Foundation offers social and recreational activities for individuals with special needs, ages 5 and up. Campers will have the opportunity to do art, play sports, go on field trips and more
349 Huntley Pkwy. Pelham, AL 35124
Our summer learning programs help students maintain their learning momentum while catching up on missed concepts and getting a head start on next year’s curriculum. Birmingham Parent’s Family Favorite Tutoring Center 2017 & 2018!
Highlands School Summer Camp
4901 Old Leeds Rd. Birmingham, AL 35213
June 3rd –July 26th (except July 4th week)
Arts, sports, science and more for elementary-8th grade. Campers continue to learn while having a great time! Traditional day camps. Morning and afternoon extended care. Check out our Counselor-in-Training program!
High Point Climbing and Fitness
4766 US-280 Birmingham, AL 35242
High Point Climbing & Fitness Summer Camps are a great way for your child to build confidence, strength, and teamwork skills within the sport of rock climbing.
Hoover Met Complex Summer Sports Camp
100 Ben Chapman Dr. Hoover, AL 35244
Dates: June 3rd– July 26th
(Except week of July 4th)
Campers will play a variety of traditional sports including basketball, flag football, soccer & volleyball. These will help build the foundation for physical skills, teamwork and most importantly…fun!
Joseph Bruno Montessori Academy Summer Camp
5509 Timber Hill Rd. Birmingham, AL 35242
Dates: June 3- July 26
Ages: Preschool and elementary students
Offers interactive and creative summer camps designed to engage children in meaningful and fun summer activities. Relax and EXPERIENCE summer on our peaceful wooded campus.
Kidcam Summer Day Camp
Oak Mtn. State Park Pelham, AL 35124
Dates: May 28- August 2
Kidcam Day Camp offers 10 weeks of summer fun. With easy transportation to and from the entrance, you’ll find campers exploring trails, playing sports, swimming, visiting the petting farm, boating, and enjoying specialty choice activities.
Mason Music Studio
BLUFF PARK / HOOVER
761 Shades Mountain Plaza Hoover, AL 35226
3187 Cahaba Heights Rd. Birmingham, AL 35243
5406 Hwy. 280 E., Suite B103 Birmingham, AL 35242
2903 Cahaba Rd. Birmingham, AL 35223
We offer guitar, piano, voice, drum, and violin lessons for all ages and skill levels, beginner to expert. All teachers and staff are background-checked and professionally trained, offering our students an experience worth talking about!
McWane Science Center
200 19th St. N. Birmingham, AL 35203
Dates: June 3- July 26
(except July 2-6)
Half Day: PreK & Kindergarten
Full Day: 1st – 7th Grade
An unforgettable adventure! In one week of camp, your budding scientist can discover a dinosaur, travel into outer space or explore the ocean floor. Various themes and activities allow children to experience something new daily.
Odyssey Early Schools
104 Heatherbrooke Park Dr. Birmingham, AL 35242
*Trace Crossings Campus
401 Emery Dr. Hoover, AL 35244
Created by educators featuring state-of-the-art facilities, nurturing teachers with Education degrees, and comprehensive curriculum that provides your child with age appropriate exploration into the world of learning. Voted Favorite Day Camp and Summer Program 2018!
Space One Eleven
2409 Second Ave. N. Birmingham, AL 35203-3809
Space One Eleven is a visual arts non-profit in Downtown Birmingham, offering after-school and summer art classes for children grades 2-12. Families may qualify for free or reduced class cost. To learn more, visit SpaceOneEleven.org.
1425 Montgomery Hwy. Suite 115
Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Dates: June 24-28; July 15-19
Stay fit and active over the summer with us. Learn new sports skills, work on mobility & flexibility and walk away with more knowledge about leading a healthy lifestyle. Lunch provided. 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. daily.
190 Woodward Dr.
Indian Springs, AL 35124
Dates: May 29–July 19
Ages: Grades 7-12
Offering a wide range of academic enrichment courses—from ACT preparation to driver’s education to cooking to black-and-white analog photography and more. Taught by accomplished educators, courses are designed to be fun, adventurous, and enriching.
Summer at Altamont
The Altamont School
4801 Altamont Rd. S. Birmingham, AL 35222
Dates: May 28 – July 12
Ages: 1st -12th grades
Whether it’s enrichment, enlightenment, or entertainment, Altamont has just what your child needs this summer: something constructive to do! For more information, email email@example.com
Tiger Rock Martial Arts
Tiger Rock Martial Arts – teaching life skills and personal development! Try our $38 Intro Course! Ages 4 and up!
1111 24th St. N. Birmingham, AL 35234
Topgolf Birmingham offers exciting opportunities to expose children of all ages to the game of golf. Everything from private lessons, classes and camps.
World Class Tae Kwon Do
268 Inverness Center Dr.
Birmingham, Alabama 35242
High quality Martial Arts training for the whole family! Our programs include flexible scheduling throughout the week and we even offer family classes where all of your loved ones can come together to train.
Day Camps – CAMP EXPO PRESENTING SPONSOR!
Dates: May 28-August 2
Ages: Rising 1st-8th grade (Must have completed Kindergarten)
Registration Dates: March 1- April 30
There’s no place like Y Day Camp. A home away-from home where children laugh, learn, explore and grow. Over 1900 kids in the Birmingham area attend our camps – to belong, achieve and build relationships.
Camp Juliette Low
321 Camp Juliette Low Rd. Cloudland, GA 30731
Dates: 1& 2 wk. sessions
June 3- July 28
Ages: girls 7-17
Platform tents, outdoor adventure, traditional camping, fun and friendship since 1922! An independent, residential camp for girls that fosters self-confidence, independence, teamwork, & leadership on Lookout Mountain, just 2 hours north of Birmingham.
Camp of the Rising Sun At French Camp Academy
444 Lake Rd. French Camp, MS 39745
Dates: June 9 – July 27
Get ready to experience a week of life-changing fun jam-packed with crazy themes, incredible activities, memory-making adventures, and new friends while learning about and experiencing the love of Jesus Christ!
Discovery Hall Programs Day Camps
101 Bienville Blvd. Dauphin Island, AL 36608
Day Camps: Ages 5-13
Overnight Camps: Grades 5-12
And Extended Summer Programs for high school students! Reel in a hands on adventure with Discovery Hall Programs Day Camps! Check out our website for more information!
Camp Juliette Low
321 Camp Juliette Low Road Cloudland, GA 30731
On Lookout Mountain! A traditional girl’s camp where self-reliance, confidence and teamwork are nurtured through fun, instructional programs. Smiles and friendship abound in beautiful surroundings.
Riverview Camp for Girls
P.O. Box 299 Mentone, AL 35984
Dates: May 26- July 26
Ages: Girls 6-16
Located only 1½ hours north of Birmingham on top of breathtaking Lookout Mountain. With over 20 activities choices and recreational opportunities, campers and parents will be pleased with the quality of our program. ACA accredited.
Valley View Ranch Equestrian Camp
606 Valley View Ranch Rd. Cloudland, GA 30731
Dates: June 2 – July 26
Ages: Girls 8-17
Horse lovers’ paradise since 1954! A’top Lookout Mountain, for 50 girls; English, Western, Barrels, Vaulting, and Trails. Spend 4-6 hours daily with your OWN camp horse. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
WinShape Overnight Camp in North Georgia Mountains
WinShape Camp for Boys
100 Alumni Dr. Cleveland, GA 30528
Dates: June 2 – July 26
Completed Grades 1-6
WinShape Camp for Girls
Young Harris College
1 College St. Young Harris, GA 30582
Dates: June 2 – July 19
Completed Grades 1-8
Created by the Founder of Chick-fil-A, WinShape Camps are 1-week overnight camps that provide campers to grow physically, mentally, and spiritually through activities such as outdoor adventure, performing & visual arts, science, sports, and worship.
YMCA Camp Cosby
2290 Paul Bear Bryant Rd. Alpine, AL 35014
Dates: June 2- July 27
Camp Cosby offers a traditional overnight summer camp. Campers stay in air-conditioned cabins with highly-trained camp counselors. Activities include archery, canoeing, horseback riding, water-skiing, arts and crafts.
Day and Overnight Camps
Adventures in Math and Science
1255 Dauphin St. Mobile, AL 36604
Dates: June 3-7, June 10-14, and June 17-21
Ages: Students entering the 6-10 grade
Learn while you have fun! Kayak Mobile Bay. Build a smart phone app. Prepare for the ACT. Program a robot. Launch a rocket…and much more! Applications, more information, and course descriptions are online at www.asms.net.
5150 Fletcher Rd. Bessemer, AL 35022
Dates: May 28– August 2
(Closed the week of July 4th)
Ages: 1st-12th grade
Resident (overnight), day and leadership camps; quality programs with activities for all ages, gender and interest. Carefully chosen staff, affordable sessions, ACA accredited. Located in McCalla, AL. Best kept secret in the area!
Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama
105 Heatherbrooke Park Dr. Birmingham, AL 35242
Camp Coleman, Trussville
June 9-14, 2019
June 16-21, 2019
June 23-28, 2019
June 3-7, 2019
June 10-14, 2019
June 17-21, 2019
June 24-28, 2019
Kanwahala Program Center, Chelsea
July 28- August 2, 2019
Camp Trico, Lake Guntersville
RESIDENT CAMPS (girls)
July 7-12, 2019
July 14-19, 2019
July 21-26, 2019
DAY CAMP (boys & girls)
July 22-26, 2019
Offering day camp for boys & girls ages 5-12 and overnight camps for girls ages 5-16. Camp Coleman, Camp Trico, and Kanwahala Program Center provide the perfect combination of progressive instructional activities and freestyle schedule.
iDTech Camp at UAB
Dates: July 8-26
iD Tech is the world leader in STEM education since 1999. Summer programs for ages 7-19 are held at 150 prestigious campuses. Students build in-demand skills for futures in coding, game development, robotics, and design.
Things for Camp
1629 Oxmoor Rd. Birmingham, AL 35209
Largest selection of dancewear in the Southeast. Clothing, shoes and accessories for all types of dance to fit toddler to plus size, teams and individuals.
Vulcan Park and Museum
1701 Valley View Dr. Birmingham, AL 35209
Birmingham’s beloved icon, Vulcan, is the world’s largest cast iron statue. Featuring breathtaking views of the city, an interactive history museum and a beautiful public park.