2024 Chattanooga Summer Camp Guide

Wilderwood Summer Camp

Wilderwood ChattMoms Summer Camp Guide

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 3-5, ages 6-8, ages 9-12 and ages 13-15. Wilderwood is dedicated to giving every child a summer full of fun opportunities through our LittleWilder 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 2024 where kids can just be kids, you’ve found the right summer camp. With hands-on learning and exploring, a 2023 summer camp at Wilderwood is an experience you won’t wanna miss… and will never forget.

Summer camp programming runs Mondays through Fridays from 9:00AM to 2:00PM, with our Extended Camp program starting as early as 7:00AM and ending as late as 6:00PM. Summer camps start May 27th and run until August 23rd. YES we do offer camp on July 4th and Memorial Day. 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 Email: [email protected] Phone: (423) 290-4552

2024 Summer Camps

PRICING: $219 per camper per camp

Adventure Camp | May 27th – May 31st, Lego Camp | June 3rd – 7th, Space Week | June 10th – 12th,

Art Week | June 10th – 14th *Exclusive Week, Girly Girl Week | June 10th-14th *Exclusive Week, Cheerleading Week | June 10th-14th *Exclusive Week,  Volleyball Week | June 10th-14th *Exclusive Week, Soccer Shots | June 10th-14th * Exclusive Week

Robot Week | June 17th-21st, Basketball Week | June 17th-21st *Exclusive Week, Soccer Shots | June 17th-21st *Exclusive Week,  Retro Week June 24th-28th

Coach Potato Derby | July 1st – 5th, Wilderness Week | July 8th – 12th, Film Week  | July 15th – 19th, Theatre Week | July 22nd- 26th, Escape Room/Spy Week | July 29th-August 2nd

Knights & Princess Week | August 5th-9th, Bounce & Jump
| August 12th-16th, Bubble Week | August 19th-23rd

With our Extended Camp program, you are able to drop off your child any time between 7:00AM and the start of Camp at 9:00AM, as well as pick your kid up any time from the end of Camp at 2:00PM until 6:00PM. SUMMER CAMPS: $219 per camper per camp EXTENDED CAMP: $10 per day per camper or FREE with ALL SUMMER registration.

Tennessee Aquarium

TN Aquarium

Location: One Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN

Dive in for a summer of fun at Aqua Camp, presented by the Tennessee Aquarium! Join us as we explore the world around us through hands-on exploration, animal encounters, aquarium tours, crafts, and so much more. Camps are developed for campers between the ages of 4-16 with a variety of themes. Registration begins March 4 for members and March 11 for non-members. Camp dates are June 10 through July 26.

General Full Day Camps are available for campers ages 5 through 12. Specialty Full Day Camps include specialized experiences as well as field trips and are geared for campers ages 9 through 16. New this year is our Half Day Camps specifically designed for preschool aged campers between 4 and 5 years old.

Limited scholarship available with online applications in both English and Spanish.

Please visit Educate · Tennessee Aquarium (tnaqua.org) for camp details, prices, and online registration.

Contact information:
[email protected] / 423-785-4093

Mathnasium

Mathnasium Summer Camps (2)

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.

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: $175 and up

SHE’LL HAVE A GROOVY GOOD TIME AT SUMMER CAMP

At GPS, we take pride in our camps, traditions, and staffing, and we have experienced tremendous growth over the past 50 years! What started with horseback riding, typing, and basketball has now grown to more than 42 different camp offerings. And while the options look a little different than in 1974, our commitment to girls is the same: may they grow in confidence in themselves, kindness toward others, and curiosity about the world around them! We think you’ll be wowed by her growth on the flip side! GPS Summer Camp will help your girl discover more about who she is and who she wants to be. Whether she spends a week or two or the entire summer with us, we are ready to provide her an off-the-hook experience.

Girl Scout Summer Camp

Girl Scouts Summer CampLocation: 123 Dark Hollow Rd North Andersonville, TN 37706

There’s more to Girl Scouts than just cookies! Since 1912, Girl Scouts has been a driving force in introducing girls to the outdoors and building courage, confidence, and character along the way. It’s because of this legacy that Girl Scouts of Southern Appalachians offers summer camp programming for rising 2nd-12th graders at Camp Tanasi.

Camp Tanasi, perched on scenic Norris Lake in Andersonville, TN, is 461 acres of beautiful, wooded property with cabins and tents, dining hall, a waterfront program area, pool, archery, hiking trails, and a climbing tower.

Attending summer camp is a great way to build new skills, make new friends, and develop a deep appreciation for nature. No matter their age nor how long they stay, camp gives girls the opportunity to grow, explore, and have fun. Girls can sign up for a 5 or 6-day program that centers on a particular theme or attend camp for up to three weeks as part of a Counselor-in-Training program. We also offer three-day Camper Sampler programs for girls who want to spend a shorter time at camp.

Camp Maranatha

Camp MaranathaLocation: 1091 Jeffery Rd Scottsboro, AL 35769

Phone: (256)-574-4539

Are you ready for the best summer ever? Camp Maranatha on Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, AL gives your camper awesome Day Camp and Overnight Camp options each week all summer! With fun outdoor activities like high ropes, giant swing, lake activities, crafts, and hilarious games, your camper is going to have a blast enjoying the great outdoor adventures Maranatha has to offer! Learn more and book your summer adventure today at www.maranatha.camp. 

St. Peter's Episcopal School Camp Twister

Location: 848 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, TN 37415

Phone: (423) 870-1794

Get ready for the ultimate summer blast with Camp Twister! Dive into 8 weeks of non-stop fun at St. Peter’s School, where each week is a new adventure packed with excitement and enrichment.

Join us in a whirlwind of activities that go beyond the ordinary – make friends, unleash your creativity, and embark on thrilling themed camps that will leave you buzzing with joy! Our team of super-friendly and super-energetic counselors is here to make sure you have a blast, providing personalized interactions and support every step of the way.

From Monday to Friday (except July 29-31), immerse yourself in the summer vibes from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, with extended care available until 5:30 PM for those who just can’t get enough. Camp Twister is open to kids aged 3 to 10, with two special camps tailored for the awesome 3rd-5th graders.

Don’t miss out on the summer extravaganza – let the good times roll at Camp Twister!

For more information including dates, pricing, and how to register, visit our website at www.saintpetersschool.net.

UTC Campus Recreation - Mocs Adventure Camp

UTC Summer CampLocation: 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 activities, sports, and play.  Each week campers will have the opportunity to climb, swim, play sports, and participate in activity games. Our summer camp program also features a weekly field trip and unique special activities organized by the camp staff.

 

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 28-July 26
ONLINE REGISTRATION!
Boys | Girls: both
Ages: 3–12 (Day and Enrichment Camp)
Ages: 13–15 (Junior Counselor)

Cost: See website, sibling discounts available.

The St. Nicholas Summer Camp is offered for kids ages 3-15. You don’t have to be a St. Nicholas student to join us! Our campus includes acres of green outdoor space, an outdoor pool, trails, gymnasium, and five playground areas. Activities include art, music, sports, games, and lots of outdoor fun. Campers make take-home treasures in arts and crafts classes.

Dayplayers Summer Camp

Dayplayers Summer CampLocation: First Cumberland Presbyterian Church
1505 North Moore Road Chattanooga, TN 37411

Phone Number: 423-698-2556

Established in 1958, Dayplayers Summer Camp is an outdoor device-free, affordable Christian environment for your school-aged child.  Daily chapel and weekly character trait activities provide children with the opportunity for spiritual development throughout the summer.  In addition, we offer daily swimming in our on-site Olympic-size pool, outdoor games under our covered pavilion and on the grounds which include a ball field and 8 tennis courts.  We also offer participation in a summer musical experience for interested campers.  Experience summer the way it should be… Experience Dayplayers!

Creative Discovery Museum

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

Dates: June & July

School is out but fun is IN at CDM Summer Camps, where camp is for everyone! Campers will explore, innovate, create, and play in 25,000 square feet of Museum spaces created just for them. CDM’s engaging and knowledgeable camp counselors will create classroom lab environments where learners can experiment, create, and build friendships, making this a week campers will never forget! Camps are available for preschool through rising 8th graders with June and July dates and a variety of themes to engage any child. Visit our website to learn more and register today!

Camp Woodmont

Camp WoodmontLocation: 381 Moonlight Drive, Cloudland, GA 30731 on Lookout Mountain

Imagine a Home Away from Home where your child feels secure, welcome and re-assured!  That’s Camp Woodmont! Located ½ hour SOUTH of Chattanooga, Camp Woodmont is a small, traditional, overnight camp for boys & girls ages 6 – 15. It features horseback riding, high-ropes courses, climbing, sports, dance, drama, crafts, canoeing, archery, swimming, fishing, ultimate Frisbee, disc golf, & more by carefully-chosen, dedicated staff!  Accreditation by the American Camp Association (ACA) and two generations of family management/ownership (70+ years combined experience) gives campers a highly supervised program. Counselors are college-age and live in the cabins with the campers.  Staff to camper ratio averages 1:5. Enrollment averages around 85 campers per week.

Dates:  May 26 – July 26, 2024
Ages:  6 – 15
Price:  $1300 for 1 week to $1950 for 2 weeks

Camp Juliette LowCamp Juliette Low

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

Website – cjl.org
Dates – June 2, 2024 – July 28, 2024

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 2-July 28. For additional information, visit cjl.org. or follow us @CampJulietteLow. 

Camp IvyCamp Ivy

Location: Ivy Academy (8520 Dayton Pike Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379)
Dates – June 3rd-28th, 2024

Camp Ivy is set in the beautiful North Chickamauga Creek Gorge allowing our hands-on and engaging camps to strengthen the inner environmental steward in everyone. PreK-12th grade campers can enjoy themes such as forest friends, nature art, outdoor adventure, environmental stewards, and farm friends! Visit our website to register for guaranteed summer fun!

Summer Camps at Unity Dance Studios

Unity Dance Studios Summer CampLocation:

UDS | Cleveland  801 20th St. NW . Cleveland, TN 37311

UDS | Chattanooga  6719 Mountain View Rd. Suite 105. Ooltewah, TN 37363

Camp Dates and Times:

Bluey Camp (3-9 yrs) | June 17 – 21 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | UDS Chattanooga

Fearless Camp (9-15 yrs) | June 24 – 27 | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm | UDS Cleveland

Pixie Hollow Camp (3-9 yrs) | July 8 – 12 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | UDS Cleveland

Inside Out Camp (3-9 yrs) | July 15 – 19 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | UDS Cleveland

Come spend the summer dancing with us at UNITY! Our Christ – centered camps will give your little one the opportunity to learn more about who they are in God through the arts. At each of our camps, in addition to dance class, there will be: arts and crafts, sing along worship time, games, and a choreographed routine with costumes. At the end of the week, they will get to showcase, to YOU, everything they have learned! For more information and to register please visit our website.

Privateer Sail Camp

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

Phone: 423-718-3704

Website

June 3- July 26 (Monday-Friday 8:45-4:00, excluding the week of July 1-5)

Students are taught to sail in boats ranging in size from 8 to 13 feet. The main emphasis of the camp is fun and safety. Campers will learn to speak the language of sailing, how to rig their own boat, use the wind to sail in any direction, how to right the boat when it tips over, then put away the boat at day’s end. While on shore, campers meet new friends while being taught care of their boat, the rules of safe boating, how to tie useful knots, they will do some swimming, paddling, hiking, and much more. Learning to sail their boat across the lake and safely returning to shore gives your child increased self-esteem and confidence in their abilities, many campers return year after year.

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