Tennessee Aquarium

TN Aquarium Summer Camps

Location: Tennessee Aquarium 1 Broad Street Chattanooga, TN 37402

Looking for an amazing summer camp experience? Look no further than the Tennessee Aquarium! Children will enjoy a week full of animals, nature, science, and fun! Each camp will offer activities, crafts, animal encounters, behind-the-scenes access, and much more! We will have 4 different themes each week for the month of June and July. Camp is Monday- Friday from 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. No camp June 29- July 3. For girls and boys ages 2-14.  Registration begins March 2 for members and March 9 for non-members. Questions? Email [email protected] or call 423-785-4176.

1 Broad Street Chattanooga, TN 37402 

Baylor Summer Camp

Baylor Summer Camp

Location: 171 Baylor School Road Chattanooga, TN 37405

Phone: 423-757-2616

What are Baylor Summers? A wide variety of action-packed, skill-building, fun-filled, sports, tech, arts, enrichment and outdoor adventure experiences. We take full advantage of our beautiful campus by offering incredible overnight camps and an array of day camps for boys and girls of all ages. Make the most of summer by making it a Baylor summer! | Ages 5-14 | For more information visit our Baylor School website.

171 Baylor School Road
Chattanooga, TN 37405

Chattanooga Zoo

Chattanooga Zoo CampLocation: 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

301 N Holtzclaw Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37404


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

Prevent the “Summer Slide”! Did you know that students can lose up to 2.6 months of math skills over the summer? imagine the jump your child can make if they gain 2.6 months of math skills while other children lose them! Solidify foundations, improve understanding, and get ahead on next year’s concepts in a fun, low-pressure environment. At Mathnasium, our customized programs and flexible scheduling – bring your child whenever you’d like during our open hours – can fit even the busiest summer schedules. Whether your child is advanced in math and eager for challenge or trying their best to keep up, we have the program for you.
Cost: Program costs vary, so please give us a call. Don’t forget to ask about early-bird specials before school lets out!

1919 Gunbarrel Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421

5928 Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343

Girls Preparatory School

Location: 205 Island Ave. Chattanooga, TN 37405GPS Summer Camp

Dates: June 1-July 31

Why Choose GPS Summer Camp for Your Girl?

Throughout the school year, GPS instills the values of honor, respect, curiosity, individuality, and relationships in hundreds of girls. During the summer, our campus becomes a dynamic environment where young girls can grow in their love of sports, gain the confidence that comes from learning a new skill, and build cherished friendships. We harness our resources and expertise in educating girls to provide an experience they’ll love. With a variety of camps from which to choose, your girl will find something to not just keep her busy but keep her engaged—from experimenting in the lab or kitchen to playing lacrosse or a violin.



205 Island Ave. Chattanooga, TN 37405

St. Nicholas School

St. Nicholas Summer CampLocation: 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 6 pm May 26 through July 31
NEW this year – 10 full weeks offered!
Boys | Girls:
Ages: 4–12 (Day and Enrichment Camp);
13–15 (Camp Leadership Program)

Cost: $155 /week, sibling discount.

Ready! Set! Let’s go! Summer at St. Nicholas Camp is an incredibly fun time for kids ages 4-12, with a leadership program for ages 13-15.

St. Nicholas Summer Camp challenges and nurtures imagination, encourages self-directed initiative, and develops leadership skills in children. Involvement in age-appropriate group activities and diverse athletic and educational experiences are the foundation of the program. Programs include Swimming and Swim lessons, Wednesday field trips, art, music, soccer, cooking, Cross Country, volleyball, yoga, chess, piano, Computer Explorers, math and science games, and more!  Swimming lessons offered. During our Gardening Program children learn the basics of growing summer veggies, herbs and flowers in the St. Nicholas School Garden.

7525 Min Tom Drive Chattanooga, TN 

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.

$300/week includes: lunches, snacks, and T-shirt. Discounts available for multiple weeks, or multiple campers from the same family.

2021 DATES are:
WEEK 1 – JUNE 7 TO 11
WEEK 2 – JUNE 14 TO 18
WEEK 3 – JUNE 21 TO 25
WEEK 6 – JULY 12 TO 16
WEEK 7 – JULY 19 TO 23
(week 7 is an overflow week which will occur only if there is enough demand)


4713 Privateer Rd, Hixson TN

Camp Juliette Low

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

Website – cjl.org
Dates – June 6, 2021 – July 31, 2021
[email protected]

Camp Juliette Low (CJL) is a private, residential summer camp for girls, located on Lookout Mountain in Cloudland, Georgia. CJL celebrates outdoor living and recreation through fun and challenging programs like archery, horseback riding, canoeing, ropes course, climbing wall, camp-outs, fire building, outdoor cooking, hiking and backpacking. CJL campers live in 4-person platform tents, where they can enjoy the outdoors, grow in confidence, develop independence, and form life-long friendships. One-week, two-week and mini-sessions are available throughout the summer for girls ages 8-15. Sessions fill quickly, so register soon!

321 Camp Juliette Low Road, Cloudland, GA 30731

Belvoir Christian Academy

Location: 800 Belvoir Ave. Chattanooga, TN 37412

[email protected]
Boys | Girls: both
Ages: PK3–rising 8th graders
Programs: outdoor activities, sports, swimming, crafts, and field trips to local attractions
Cost: Please call (423) 622-3755 for pricing.

BCA’s summer care program provides a variety of engaging on-campus activities such as gymnastics, sports training and biblical studies, as well as 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. Camp hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., with part-time options available. Parents may choose to enroll for all weeks of camp offered, May 26 – July 31, 2020, or choose non-consecutive weeks or days. BCA also serves infants – PK4 year-round as well as school for kindergarten – 8th grade.

800 Belvoir Ave. Chattanooga, TN 37412

Camp Big Fish

Locations:Camp Big Fish

Hixson United Methodist Church

East Brainerd Church of Christ

Ooltewah Baptist Church

Best Summer Ever…Every Summer!

Camp Big Fish (Believers In God, Faithful In Serving Him) is a Faith Based, Summer Day Camp with 3 locations in the Chattanooga area.  We say that we are like a day camp and VBS all put together on steroids.

We are open from 7:15 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  We go on weekly field trips and swim days to the the Southern Adventist University Pool.

Your kids will have the “Best Summer Ever” participating in a wide variety of fun day camp games and events.  We start every day with a Praise and Worship time singing songs and dancing, along with learning weekly Bible verses in their group.   We have weekly theme days and dress up days as well to keep the campers having a blast.

Field Trips to:

Gymnastics Center of Chattanooga
Spare Time Bowling
Chattanooga Zoo
Finley Stadium
UTC Aquatics Center

Swimming, Sports, Art, Music, Science Clubs, Daily Praise and Worship

Learn more info and register today online at www.CampBigFish.org

or email [email protected] or call 423-504-1622

Don’t Delay, Some locations will be full by mid-May!

Various Locations

Sweet and Savory Classroom Summer CampSweet & Savory Classroom

Location: 45 E Main Street Suite 112  (backside of SoHo Building)

Your kids will love the amazing experience of cooking camp at The Sweet and Savory Classroom! Owners Chef Jeff & Chef Heather along with their amazing staff will spend 4 days of teaching your children the way around a kitchen completely “hands-on”! Food creates such an open environment to teach our students. The students will also be challenged, build confidence, learn food safety, proper kitchen sanitation, have a great time, and eat really good food! We provide all supplies, food, equipment, and aprons needed during class.
Summer 2020 Summer 2020 Summer 2020 Summer 2020 Summer 2020 Summer 2020 Summer 2020
May 26th-29th June 2nd-5th June 16th-19th June 23rd-26th July 7th-10th July 14th-17th July 28th-31th
Culinary (Age 8-13) Baking (Age 8-13) Culinary (Age 12-17) Baking (Age 12-17) Culinary (Age 8-13) Baking (Age12-17) Culinary (Age 8-13)
Cooking Road Trip Love to Bake Camp European Food Tour British Baking Camp Trip to Asia Cooking Experience European Dessert (w/ a little history) Camp Love to Cook Camp
Taco Truck Biscuits, Muffins, Puff Pastry Greek Cooking Iced Biscuits & Tray Bake Sushi Austrian Apple Strudel Breakfast
Deep Dish Pizza Cookie Cake Pasta Victoria Sponge Cake Ramen Doughnuts of the Netherlands Neapolitan Pizza
Southern Fried Chicken Cupcakes French Bistro Vienesse Whirl & Sandwich Cookies Thai French Macarons Steakhouse Dinner
Mexican Cooking Ultimate Triple Chocolate Brownies Burgers & Milk Shakes Chocolate Swiss Roll Chinese Italian Tiramisu Mac & Cheese

45 E Main Street Suite 112  (backside of SoHo Building), Chattanooga TN 37408

Chattanooga Dance Theatre

Location: 5151 Austin Rd, Hixson, TN 37343

Combining dance with crafts, Chattanooga Dance Theatre dance camps are a blast! Along with a fun and focused dance class each morning, children will discover all the elements that go into a dance performance as they prepare their own choreography, costumes, advertising, hair, programs, and more for their performance each Friday. Weekly camps June 1st-26th. For children ages 3-12 years.
Themes for 3-6 year olds:
  • PJ Masks
  • Peter Pan and Fairies
  • Paquita Ballet
  • Frozen
Themes for 7-12 year olds
  • Peter Pan Ballet
  • Contemporary Dance
  • Paquita Ballet

Chattanooga Dance Theatre camps provide exercise, social time, education, and lasting friendships! Please see our website for more information. www.chattanoogadancetheatre.com

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

5151 Austin Rd
Hixson, Tennessee 37343

Scenic City Clay Arts

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


Come get your hands dirty in our community clay studio! Kids will learn a variety of clay creation and design techniques to create their own unique, handmade pieces. Five camps to choose from for different ages and activities. Scholarships available.

All camps are Monday – Friday from 9-12 p.m.




Chattanooga Christian School 

Location: 3354 Charger Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37409


Chargers Day Camp at Chattanooga Christian School incorporates art, games, water slides, sports activities, theme days, and more. Full and half-day camps, along with before/after-care, are available. We offer camps for ages PreK-12th grade with a variety for all. Sample camps for young children include Fairy Princess, American Girl, LEGO Adventures, Kids in the Kitchen, and Intro to Sports. We are excited to partner with the Lady Red Wolves for Soccer Camp and with Bayview Riding Academy for Horseback Riding Camp.

Dayplayers Summer Camp First Cumberland Presbyterian Church

Location: 1505 North Moore Rd. Chattanooga, TN 37411


Dates: May 26- Aug 7

Dayplayers is a safe, affordable, and positive Christian environment for your school-aged child to spend the summer.  With Small group time, daily chapel and weekly character traits our campers have the opportunity for unique spiritual development throughout the summer.  In addition to spiritual growth, we offer summer the way it should be – daily swimming, playing outdoor games like 2-square/4-square, kick ball, capture the flag, and bound ball.  Other great offerings include indoor activities, weekly movies and crafts.  Experience summer the way it should be — Experience Dayplayers!

Chambliss Center for Children Summer Camp

Location: 315 Gillespie Road Chattanooga, TN 37411


Dates: May 28 – August 6

Phone: 423-698-2456

Chambliss Center for Children’s Summer Camp offers full days of fun, supervised activities for rising 1st graders through age 12. Children rotate through activities such as swimming, dance, STEM, art, tennis, and other enrichment activities. There are multiple field trips, and each child receives three meals a day and a camp t-shirt. Fees are on a sliding scale, with a 10% weekly discount for those registered by March 31st.

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