2020 Summer Camp Guide

2020 camp guide

Summer is right around the corner, and you’re probably already exploring summer camp options for your kids!

Memphis Moms Blog is here to help!

There are so many awesome summer programs for kids in the area, whether they’re into sports, STEM, adventures, art, nature, or anything else! We hope you find this list helpful in your summer planning!


The summer camp guide is sponsored by the Hutchison School. We appreciate the support of the community and the opportunity to present our readers with valuable resources such as these! 

Spend the Summer at Hutchison

Your child’s imagination does not take a vacation, and neither do we! Come to Hutchison’s Center for Excellence for the most unique summer camp experience in Memphis. Code a robot, create a superhero play, build a birdhouse, or perfect your pirouettes. Choose from one-time events or week-long skill-building workshops, camps, and clinics for all ages. Your child will love the variety of activities, and you will love the flexible extended care program. There’s something for everyone!

May 26-August 14

For Girls & Boys Grades PK3-12

Early & Extended Care Available


1740 Ridgeway Road
Memphis, Tennessee 38119

ID Tech

At iD Tech, students ages 7-19 learn to code, design video games, produce videos, design Fortnite-inspired levels, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, build laptops, learn about cybersecurity, and more! Weeklong, day and night overnight summer programs that instill on-demand skills and embolden students to shape the future.

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It’s time for Summer Fun at Lausanne!

At Summers @ Lausanne, our goal remains to provide your child with engaging and enjoyable experiences which allow for substantial academic, athletic, social and emotional growth. We place great care and effort into offering the best in instruction by providing children with opportunities in which they can discover untapped strengths and nurture new friendships all under the supervision of a well-trained staff.

We believe that you will find our summer program to be specically designed to offer your child a full range of activities which cater to his or her own personal interests.

Wings Gymnastics

Available to boys and girls! Learn beginning and intermediate skills on Bars, Balance Beam, Floor, Vault, Mini-Tramp. 

Includes games, obstacle courses, arts & crafts, snack & drink (100 cal., peanut free), awards ceremony, and more!  

Age groups are separate, simultaneous camps.  Awesome 7:1 camper: coach ratio. 

10% Discount for multiple weeks and 10% discount for sibling campers at Buntyn & Christ Methodist

School of Rock

Do you want to learn how to play in a band or learn to write songs? School of Rock Memphis offers a wide variety of music camps and workshops that cover topics such as these. Our local music camps are perfect for musicians of any skill level who want to play guitar, bass, drums, keyboard and vocals. Most of our camps end with a live show performed by the campers!
Offering three convenient locations (East Memphis, Germantown & the newest, Wolfchase!), each one offers multiple weeks throughout summer. At each location you’ll find four different themes: Rookies Camp, Rock 101 Camp, Performance Camp, & Songwriting Camp (E. Memphis location only). Some camps have limited availability, so be sure to sign up today! 


Summer at New Ballet Ensemble

Looking for a summer camp that your young dancer is sure to love? New Ballet Ensemble offers a wide variety of summer dance camps for youth of varying ages and interests. This is an excellent opportunity for children ages 3-13. No dance experience necessary.

New Ballet is known for its stylistic diversity and campers will experience that and much more! Depending on your camp of choice, campers will experience dance styles from around the world, such as hip hop, modern dance, African dance and drumming, musical theatre, ballet, and more! Additionally, each camp is enhanced by a variety of daily craft activities.

New! For ages 15-19

Dancers from all over the Mid-South are invited to audition for the New Ballet Summer Intensive led by guest artists from around the country and the world!

An exciting and rigorous three-week training program designed for experienced dancers, ages 15–19.  Students accepted into the program will have the rare opportunity to study with renowned professional dancers. 

The intensive will culminate in a performance at The Halloran Centre on Friday, June 19. 

All camps culminate with an exciting performance for family and friends. Space is limited and camps fill up quickly, so register today at newballet.org.

New Ballet is located in the heart of Cooper-Young in midtown Memphis.

Summer at ECS

ECS is proud to offer a wide variety of summer camps for every interest from art to athletics and from academics to good old-fashioned water fun! As parents, you can rest assured that your children will be in the very capable hands of teachers and coaches who love Jesus, love your kids and enthusiastically teach valuable skills that your children will enjoy!

Don’t miss out on all of the fun!


St. George's Independent School

Join us this summer for any of our exciting summer experiences. Raft. Explore. Camp out. Kayak. Paint. Write. Prepare. Volunteer. Bend. Stretch. Learn. Play. Create. Tinker. Build. Cheer. Bat. Catch. Throw. Score. The possibilities are limitless. Choose Camp Gryphon, a summer-long day camp for grades JK-5, or the Counselor-in-Training program for grades 6-9. Choose from nearly 100 specialty camps for Lower School, Middle School, and Upper School students. You may even choose a morning/afternoon combination for all-day coverage. Regardless of the adventure you choose, you’ll have a great summer and we can’t wait for you to join us! Register today…and choose your own adventure!

Summer at Harding

Summer at Harding is AWESOME. Students love making new friends, enjoying Memphis activities, and, of course, swimming! We’ll pick fruit at Cedar Hill Farms, watch a 3D movie at Pink Palace, go on a scavenger hunt at the KROC center, and visit the animals at the Memphis Zoo. And we’ll participate in service projects to help make the Memphis community an even friendlier place. Half-day and full-days are available, and extended care is included. Sign up today to make great summer memories at Harding. 

Happy Feet Soccer

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HappyFeet is a new and exciting mobile soccer clinic for children aged 2-5. Our non-competitive “Story Time with a Soccer Ball” approach is used at daycares, preschools and recreation centers throughout the Memphis/Germantown area.

On the weekends, HappyFeet Leagues are a great introduction to the sport for younger children who play in a fun based 3 vs. 3 (or 4 vs. 4) scrimmage setting. Join HappyFeet all summer long!

Empower Memphis

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Our camp May 26 through 29 is a summer kick-off camp. It is open to anyone going into kindergarten through eighth grade. Campers can choose between three pathways to focus on during the week: art, sports, and dance. We will have group activities each day and have fun crafts during the week including making homemade ice cream and tie-dying t-shirts. We hope to send off your child with a fun start to their summer.

Holy Rosary School Summer Day Camp

Holy Rosary School offers two summer camps: Little Rams summer camp for children entering 3K, 4K, and Kindergarten and Senior summer camp for children who have finished 5-year-old Kindergarten through 6thgrade.  The weeks of summer camp are full of summer fun, from field trips to outdoor activities and spending time playing with friends!  Our camp is staffed with experienced teachers, adults, and responsible college students.  Camp hours for both programs are from 7:30am – 5:30pm, Monday – Friday.  Registration opens in March.  For more information please contact the school office at 901-685-1231.  Join us this Summer!!

Animal Explorers Camp at the Humane Society of Memphis

ARK Farms

Bodine School

Children’s Museum of Memphis

Christian Brothers High School

Evangelical Christian School

First Assembly Christian School

Germantown Community Theater

Healthy Kids and Teens-Camp Get Fit

High Point Climbing and Fitness

Idelwild Presbyterian Church- Early Enrichment Center

Kroc Center

Licterman Nature Center

Little Medical School of the Mid-South

Mathnasium of Memphis East

Memphis College of Art

Memphis Public Library

Memphis University School

Memphis Zoo

Mud Camp

Panther Creek Stables

Pinot’s Palette Cordova

Playhouse on the Square

Revolutions Bicycle Cooperative

Riverview Camp for Girls

School of Rock- Perkins


Shelby Farms Park Conservancy

Shelby Farms Stables/Catch Em Lake

St. Agnes/St. Dominic

St. Mary’s

University of Memphis School of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Urban Air Collierville 

Woodland Presbyterian School

YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South

Youth Academy of Dreams

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