2022 Chattanooga Summer Camp Guide

Wilderwood Summer Camp

Wilderwood Summer Camps

Location: Pickup and drop off locations vary, check website for details

Phone: 423-715-4694

Wilderwood offers incredible educational summer adventure camps for kids ages 3-17. Wilderwood is dedicated to creating high-quality leadership opportunities through our adventure camps, guild program, community service opportunities, and our legendary “quest camp”. If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind adventure program for summer 2022 where kids can just be kids, you’ve come to the right place. With hands-on learning and summer time adventures, a 2022 summer camp at Wilderwood is an experience you won’t wanna miss… and never will forget.

Summer camp programming runs Mondays through Fridays from 8:15AM to 2:00PM starting May 30th and running until August 12th. Each week we will have programs available for kids 3-17. We hope you join our adventures for lots of fun this summer!

For more information including dates, prices, and how to register visit Wilderwood Camps website or email [email protected] with any questions.

2022 Summer Camps

PRICING: $177 per camper per camp

SPACE CAMP |  May 30th – June 3rd (3-12 Year Olds)

ART CAMP | June 6th – 10th (3-12 Year Olds)

LEGO CAMP | June 13th -17th (3-12 Year Olds)

SCIENCE CAMP |  June 20th – 24th (3-12 Year Olds)

GARDEN CAMP | June 27th – July 1st (3-12 Year Olds)

PRINCESS CAMP |  July 4th – 8th (3-6 Year Olds)

KNIGHTS CAMP | July 4th – 8th (3-6 Year Olds)

ESCAPE ROOM CAMP |  July 4th – 8th (7-12 Year Olds)

WILDERNESS CAMP | July 11th – 15th (3-12 Year Olds)

QUEST CAMP | July 18th – 22nd (16-17 Year Olds)

ANIMAL CAMP | July 18th – 22nd (3-12 Year Olds)

HISTORY CAMP | July 25th – 29th (3-12 Year Olds)

THEATRE CAMP | July 25th – 29th (7-12 Year Olds)

ROBOT CAMP | August 1st – 5th (3-12 Year Olds)

BOOK CAMP | August 8th – 12th (3-12 Year Olds)


With our Extended Daycare service you are able to drop off your child any time between 7:20 AM and the start of Camp at 8:15 AM, as well as pick your kid up anytime from the end of Camp at 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM, giving you an extra 5 hours a care a day.

CAMPS: $177 per camper per camp

EXTENDED DAYCARE: Additional $50 per camper per camp

Tennessee Aquarium

2022 Tennessee Aquarium Summer Camps

Location: One Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN

Dive in for a summer of fun at Tennessee Aquarium Summer Camp! Join us as we explore the world around us through hands-on exploration, animal encounters, tours, activities, and so much more. Camps are geared towards children between the ages of 5 and 14 years old with a variety of themes. Registration begins March 8 for members and March 15 for non-members. Camp dates are June 13 through July 29.

Contact information:

[email protected] / 423-785-4176

Girls Preparatory School

GPS Summer Camp

Location: 205 Island Ave. Chattanooga, TN 37405

Email: [email protected]

Boys | Girls: Both (but more for girls)
Ages: 3*-17 (*must be potty trained)
Programs: Day camps, sports clinics and camps, academic/enrichment camps, STEM camps, and arts/music camps

Cost: $200 and up

At GPS Summer Camp, kids can spend their summer learning, playing, laughing, and meeting new friends. They can hone skills in a favorite (or new!) sport or discover a love for acting, designing, dancing, ​music, or even photography. Whether they spend a week or two or the entire summer with us, your child will be well loved and attended to by the GPS counselors who are ready to provide an unforgettable experience. Here comes the fun!

St. Peter's Episcopal School Camp Twister

St. Peter's Camp Twister

Location: 848 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, TN 37415

Phone: (423) 870-1794

Camp Twister won’t be the same without YOU! Come and join us for a summer filled with 7 weeks of amazingly themed camps at St. Peter’s School…each with its own unique experience! Engage in a variety of activities while creating friendships, building confidence, and developing creative skills.

Summer camp programming will run Mondays through Fridays (June-July) from 8:00AM to 3:00PM (extended care available). Camp Twister serves students (3-6 years old) and (7-12 years old). Let the summer fun begin HERE at Camp Twister!

For more information including dates, pricing, and how to register, visit our website at www.saintpetersschool.net or email us at [email protected].

Chattanooga Zoo

Chattanooga Zoo CampsLocation: 301 N Holtzclaw Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37404

Phone: 423-697-1322

Do you know a kid who dreams of becoming a zoologist or veterinarian? Give them an experience they’ll love by registering for summer camp at the zoo! Zoo Camp is an animal lover’s delight full of fun and adventure where campers get the opportunity to play games, make crafts, and, of course, learn about, meet, and even FEED lots of animals!

Summer camp programming will run Mondays through Fridays from 9:00AM to 3:00PM during June and July. Each week we will have programs available for kids entering Pre-K through 3rd Grade. Programs for kids entering 4th through 8th Grade will be available intermittently. We hope you join our animal friends for lots of fun in the sun this summer!

For more information including dates, prices, and how to register visit www.chattzoo.org/education/camps or email [email protected] with any questions.


Pre-K & Kindergarten

  • Member/$120 
  • Non-Member/$150

1st – 4th Grade

  • Member/$175
  • Non-Member/$205

5th – 8th Grade

  • Member/$230
  • Non-Member/$260

Extended Care

Early Drop-Off begins at 8am and After Care ends at 5pm when the Zoo closes.

  • $20/day


Location: 1919 Gunbarrel Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421 and 5928 Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343

Phone Number: Gunbarrel – (423) 899-2011 and Hixson – (423) 521-6284

Our expert instructors prepare your child to excel in math when school resumes in the Fall.

It’s that time of year again. When parents are starting to think about Summer activities for their children. If you’re a parent of a school-aged child, consider a Summer activity that can give him or her a huge advantage when school resumes in the Fall: Driving math excellence, with Mathnasium.

Mathnasium’s personalized learning plans are proven to improve grades and help kids catch up and get ahead. With live face-to-face instruction, either in-center or online. There’s no better time for kids to take a leap forward in math than Summer. And don’t worry—your child will still enjoy the season. Because we make learning math fun.

Contact Mathnasium today to discuss our Summer curriculum.

UTC Campus Recreation - Mocs Adventure Camp

Mocs Adventure Camp-21Location: UTC Aquatic and Recreation Center
601 East 5th Street 

Phone: 423-425-4213

Email: [email protected]

UTC Campus Recreation’s Mocs Adventure Camp is designed to immerse your camper in a broad range of physical activity, sports, and play. Campers will make new friends, climb, swim, play sports, enjoy the outdoors, and explore Chattanooga. Our summer camp program features a weekly theme: Water Week, Mocs Week, Superhero Week, Sports Week, Outdoor Adventure Week, International Week, and Beach Week to compliment your child’s interests. Each session of camp features four unique special activities and a field trip relating to the weekly theme.  Join us for a great summer!

Camp Ages:  Rising 1st grade through rising 8th grade 

Boys, Girls or Both?:  Both

St. Nicholas School

St. Nicholas Summer CampsLocation: 7525 Min Tom Drive Chattanooga, TN 

Phone Number: Camp office: 423.894.6485 –  School office: 423.899.1999

Camp director: Kevin Leckenby: [email protected]

Camps run M-F from 7am to 6pm May 31-July 29
Boys | Girls: both
Ages: 3–12 (Day and Enrichment Camp)
Ages: 13–15 (Junior Counselor)

Cost: See website, sibling discounts available.

Programs: Our camp offers swimming and swim lessons, Art and Music activities that make the summer days busy and fun. During our Gardening Program children learn the basics of growing summer veggies, herbs and flowers in the St. Nicholas School Garden. We also offer sports programs and more!  The 24-acre campus includes the outdoor swimming pool, sports fields and five playgrounds as well as lots of outdoor green space and wooded areas to explore.

Creative Discovery Museum

Location: Creative Discovery Museum, 321 Chestnut Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402

Dates: June & July

Creative Discovery Museum’s week-long summer camps center on a variety of themes that bring art and science alive for children ages 4 and up! Our enthusiastic, experienced, staff provides a fun-filled, safe environment for children to embrace the camp experience. CDM offers three types of camps: inclusive Friends’ Discovery Camps, half-day preschool camps and full-day school age camps.

Girl Scouts Resident Summer Camp at Camp Tanasi

Girl Scouts Summer CampLocation: Camp Tanasi in Norris, TN

Phone: (800) 474-1912

Girl Scouts Resident Summer Camp at Camp Tanasi

Girl Scout Summer Camp, held at Camp Tanasi in Andersonville, TN, is the place for the girl who wants something special out of her summer. It’s where she can be herself, try new things, pick up some skills, make new friends, and discover what’s so great about the “great outdoors”!

Campers get to participate in a wide range of activities including badge work, crafts, swimming, fishing, and lake-front activities. Older girls can also scale our climbing tower and do archery. Most campers will stay in either cabins or platform tents. Adventurous girl can sign up for our “Adventure Out!” program where they’ll sleep in hammocks in a primitive outdoor unit and learn skills such as knife usage, lashing, wild facility use, and campfire cooking. We have programs that range in length from three days (Camper Sampler) to three weeks (Counselor in Training 2). Click here to register for Camp Tanasi.

Privateer Sail Camp

Location: Privateer Yacht Club, 4713 Privateer Rd, Hixson TN

Phone: 423-718-3704

Contact: Tim Chambers [email protected]      

Privateer Sail Camp offers weekly camps during June & July where we teach the skills of sailing. The emphasis of the camp is fun and safety. Campers will learn how to: speak the language of sailing, rig their own boat, leave the dock and return, use the wind to sail in any direction, then de-rig and put away the boat at day’s end. While on shore campers meet new friends while being taught care of their boat, rules of safe boating, and how to tie the most useful knots. They will also do some swimming, paddling, hiking, and much more.

Learning to sail their own boat and safely returning to shore gives your child increased self-esteem and confidence in their abilities. Many campers return year after year.

$350/week includes: lunches, snacks, and T-shirt. Discounts available for multiple campers from the same family.

2022 DATES are:
WEEK 1 – JUNE 6 TO 10
WEEK 2 – JUNE 13 TO 17
WEEK 3 – JUNE 20 TO 24
WEEK 5 – JULY 4 TO JULY 8 (Closed for Holiday – no camp)
WEEK 6 – JULY 11 TO 15
WEEK 7 – JULY 18 TO 22



Fort Bluff Summer CampFort Bluff Camp

Location: 370 Fort Bluff Camp Rd Dayton, TN 37321

Fort Bluff Camp is a non-denominational Christian camp and retreat center that operates year round and has endless possibilities as an event venue! With the ability to host over 900 guests on site, we have something for everyone! Sit back and relax at the swimming pool, twist and turn down our 240′ water slide, or get launched into the air on our Blob! We have many other outdoor and indoor activities that are sure to connect with anyone in the crowd. During the summer, we host 5 impactful weeks of overnight camp for Elementary (Junior Camp) and Middle / High School (Teen Camp) students. Come join us this camping season for a life changing week at Fort Bluff Camp!

Music Stars FlyerMusic Stars Summer Camp

Location: Audubon Acres 900 N Sanctuary Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421

Music Stars Summer Camp at Audubon Acres!

Give your child an unforgettable music experience in the gorgeous environment of Audubon Acres. 

This unique music camp experience includes exploratory music fun in nature while also giving children valuable musical lessons in singing techniques, music theory, instrumental performance, rhythmic reading and musical theater.

Family friendly concerts/masterclasses (*included with camp fees*) will be offered at 4pm. Guest artists TBD!


Jennifer Kearns will be leading 2 special musical weeks in the beautiful Audubon Acres.

Ages: 4-8

Week 1-June 13-17

Week 2:- June 20-24

Times: 7:00am-2:00pm.

Aftercare 2pm-6:00pm

Pricing: $220 per week per camper.

Additional sibling $180.

$60 per day for extra aftercare time 2-6pm.

Classes offered:

  • Instrumental performance
  • Rhythmic reading
  • Music theory
  • Singing techniques
  • Musical theater
  • Music and yoga/dance/art
  • *Special guest artists each week!*


7:00am-8:00am Drop off
8:00-8:30am Morning music + drum circle
8:30-9:00am Nature walk + song
9:00-9:30am Snack time
9:30-10:00am Music + movement
10:00-10:30am Singing + solfège
10:30-11:00am Free play
11:00-12:00pm Lunch time
12:00-12:30pm Music + art
12:30-1:00pm Drumming + rhythms
1:00-1:30pm Nature walk + song
1:30-2:00pm Afternoon music circle
2:00-6:00pm Flexible pick-up window/aftercare
4:00pm Guest Artist Masterclasses, family friendly (Artists TBD)

Chattanooga Dance Theatre summer camps 2022Chattanooga Dance Theatre

Location: 5151 Austin Rd, Hixson, TN 37343

Dance your fairytale with the most exciting weeks of the summer! Dancers will feel empowered as they help prepare costumes, props, programs, and more for their end of the week performance. Each week is different with a new performance and dance classes. Ballet Camps for ages 3-12 include Swan Lake and Nooga Nutcracker, Contemporary Camps for ages 7-12 include Modern Dance Studies and Jazz Dance Studies, and Tiny Dancer Camps for ages 3-6 include Prince and Princess Camp and Encanto. See our website for more information.

For their full list of camps, check out their website.



Camp Juliette Low

Location: Cloudland, GA on Lookout Mt. | 321 Camp Juliette Low Road, Cloudland, GA 30731

Website – cjl.org
Dates – June 5, 2022 – July 30, 2021

Camp Juliette Low celebrates outdoor living and recreation through fun programs like archery, horseback riding, canoeing, rock-climbing, fire building, and hiking. CJL campers live in platform tents, where they can enjoy the outdoors, grow in confidence, and form life-long friendships. Counselors provide a safe, nurturing, and inclusive environment for girls to grow and thrive. One-week, two-week and mini-sessions available for girls ages 8-15. Sessions run from June 5 – July 30. For additional information, visit cjl.org. or follow us @CampJulietteLow. 

Belvoir Christian Academy

Location: 800 Belvoir Ave. Chattanooga, TN 37412

[email protected]

Boys | Girls: both
Ages: PK3–rising 8th graders (Childcare for infants – pre-k4 is year-round)
Cost: Call (423) 622-3755 for pricing.

BCA’s summer camp provides a variety of engaging activities such as gymnastics, ballet, sports training 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 arts/crafts activities. Children also have free play on the campus playground as well as enjoy the climbing wall in the school’s gymnasium. Campers in 2nd through 8th grades may go on weekly field trips to various attractions such as Coolidge Park, the Chattanooga Zoo, bowling and more. Pre-K has in-house activities that include visits from the Tennessee Aquarium, Creative Discovery Museum, Chattanooga Zoo, Angela’s Angels athletic prep and gymnastics as well as visits from a petting zoo and a local chef and artist. Camp hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., with part-time options available.


Scenic City Clay Arts

Location: 301 E 11th Street, Suite 100. Chattanooga, TN 37403


Enjoy summer fun at the pottery studio! Kids will make their own unique, handmade clay creations while learning artistic ceramic skills. Six different clay camps for different ages and interests. Beginners encouraged! Scholarships available for those in need.

Handbuilding Basics (Ages 6+) June 1-3 | 9 AM – Noon

Teen Wheel (Ages 12+) June 6-10 | 9 AM – Noon

All Things Clay (Ages 9+)  June 20-24 | 9 AM – Noon

Teen Wheel (Ages 12+) July 11-15 | 9 AM – Noon

All Things Clay (Ages 9+)  July 18-22 | 9 AM – Noon

Handbuilding Basics (Ages 6+) July 25-27 | 9 AM – Noon

Camp Woodmont

Location: 381 Moonlight Drive, Cloudland, GA 30731 on Lookout Mountain

Phone: 423-472-6070


Dates: May 29 – July 29.  One and 2-Week Sessions

Join us for an Open House on Sunday May 15 from 2 – 5 pm to meet the staff and enjoy a tour of the camp and refreshments!

Imagine a Home Away from Home where your child feels secure, welcome and re-assured!  That’s Camp Woodmont!  Located 30 minutes south of Chattanooga, Camp Woodmont is a traditional, overnight camp for boys & girls ages 6 – 14. We feature horseback riding, high-ropes/climbing, sports, dance, crafts, canoeing, archery & more!  Camp Woodmont is ideal for first timers because we’re small, family-oriented and fun! You child will feel secure, welcome and re-assured at Camp Woodmont!

Connect Camps

Location: Christ United Methodist Church – 8645 E. Brainerd Road Chattanooga, TN 37421


Dates: June 20-24

Connect Camps is coming to Chattanooga, and Christ Church is excited to be hosting this amazing day camp experience in East Brainerd! Connect Camps is a one-week, day camp for kids who have completed K-8th grades, filled with non-stop fun, engaging activities, daily faith-based lessons, and the chance to make lasting friendships. $219 registration includes two snacks per day, a camp t-shirt, and five days of camp — Monday to Thursday 7:45AM-5:00PM and Friday 7:45AM-12PM. Scholarships are available.

Dance + Gymnastics

Chattanooga Dance Theatre

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