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2019 Summer Camp Guide

Find the Best Camps in Nashville and Beyond

Welcome to Nashville Fun for Families’ 2019 annual camp guide! Just like everything else we do, we provide the information that parents want organized in a way that makes sense. The camps are broken down into eight categories, so you can find camps based on your child’s interest. 

We will be adding camps throughout the spring as we find more options in Nashville and beyond, so bookmark this page and check back for the latest additions. 

Academic Camps

Don’t let learning take a vacation! Find camps with a focus on academics. Choices include math, business, history, STEM, STEAM and more!

Faith Based Camps

Find a camp sponsored by a church or faith based community.

Fine Arts Camps

Do you have a creative kid? Find a camp focused on drawing, painting, photography, ceramics, film, writing, and cooking.

Outdoor Camps

Send your kids on an adventure! Outdoor Camps include those that offer rock climbing, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, boating, camping and more.

Performing Arts Camps

Kids that love to perform on stage can find dance, music, theatre, drama, and other performance art options.

Preschool Camps

These camps are open to children that have not completed kindergarten.

Special Needs Camps

Camps for children with special needs including physical, mental, and emotional disabilities.

Sports Camps

Sign your child up for a sports camp including soccer, gymnastics, cheerleading, football, baseball, karate, swimming and more!

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Summer Camps in Nashville and Middle Tennessee

Find the best camps in Nashville and beyond and make this the best summer ever!

Outdoor Summer Camps

Outdoor Summer Camps

Run, play, explore nature, and more at these outdoor summer camps in the Nashville area. Send your kids on adventures learning to paddle board, go hiking and horseback riding. Each summer camp option has unique programs to enjoy the summer outside in the Tennessee sunshine. Find one that fits the needs of your child!

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Academic Summer Camps

Academic Summer Camps

Don’t let learning take a vacation! Find camps with a focus on academics. Choices include math, business, history, STEM, STEAM and more!

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Faith Based Summer Camps

Faith Based Summer Camps

Christian, Jewish, and other Faith Based Camps are popular options for summer fun in Middle Tennessee. These camps offer the opportunity to fellowship with other children outside of their normal place of worship while learning and celebrating the tenets of their faith in a fun environment.

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Fine Arts Summer Camps

Fine Arts Summer Camps

Calling all creative kids! These camps are focused on drawing, painting, photography, film, writing and cooking. Learn to paint using a new medium. Photography enthusiasts can learn how to use the newest digital cameras and editing software. Spend some time learning to make and edit a short film. Take your cooking skills to the next level or learn to bake a masterpiece. If you like to make things, then a week creating a project at one of these fine arts camps would perfect way to spend the summer.

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Performing Arts Camps

Performing Arts Camps

Music City is full of options for Performing Arts summer camps. Kids can participate in rock bands, act in plays and perform on stage, and learn to dance in numerous styles. Your future rock star can learn to be a better musician. If your child is a budding actor or actress, there are camps that focus on many different styles of theatre. Dance camps focus on ballet to tap to hip hop for all ages.

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Preschool Summer Camps

Preschool Summer Camps

Don’t let the big kids have all the fun this summer! Find a summer camp program for your toddler or preschooler. There are fewer camps available for younger kids so sign up early to make sure your preschooler gets a spot. Once your child is about to enter kindergarten there are a lot more options.

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Sports Summer Camps

Sports Summer Camps

Summer is a great time for budding athletes to learn some new skills. Sign your child up for a sports camp so they can take their ability to the next level. Local options include soccer, gymnastics, cheerleading, football, baseball, karate, swimming and more. Your kids can learn a new sport too! There are camps that focus on both experienced and novice athletes.

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Special Needs Camps

Special Needs Camps

These unique camps are for children with special needs including physical, mental, and emotional disabilities. A few are even available for free to those that qualify. There are camps in Nashville for children with a wide array of difficulties and differences including burn survivors and children with diabetes. There are several options for children with sensory struggles and ADHD. There is even a free camp available for children with skin issues sponsored by the American Dermatology Association. Every child should have a chance to go to camp!

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Topgolf Nashville Summer Academy

Topgolf Nashville Summer Academy

Our Summer Academy is five days of non-stop entertainment and learning that kids will love. This program includes all of the components that make up the great game of golf. From chipping, putting and full swing, to the rules and etiquette, kids will learn everything they need to know to improve their game.

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Creekside Riding Academy Camp

Creekside Riding Academy Camp

We focus on safety, proper riding techniques, grooming, care, and tacking horses. All activities are geared to the riders level, ability and age. Campers ride each day in lessons, games on horseback and trail rides. Barn activities include scavenger hunts, horse related arts & crafts, making homemade horse treats & more.

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Pine Cove Camp in the City

Pine Cove Camp in the City

Pine Cove’s Camp in the City is a mobile faith-based day camp that comes to your local neighborhood!

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Peachtree Farms Equestrian Camp

Peachtree Farms Equestrian Camp

Peachtree Farms is not only the best equestrian camp around teaching correct riding skills and horsemanship, We pride ourselves in teaching life lessons as well. Certified & approved Pony Club.

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Tremont Discovery Camp

Tremont Discovery Camp

Discovery Camp is full of firsts for many kids. Each one is an exciting discovery. It’s a place to explore nature while getting down and dirty with the forests, rivers, and critters that make these mountains home.

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Mr. Bond's Science Guys' Camps

Mr. Bond's Science Guys' Camps

Mr. Bond’s Science Guys have devoted over 20 years to inspiring kids to love science via their inspirational hands-on demonstrations that Make Science Fun, Cool and Easy! Our science camps inspire a lifelong enthusiasm for science and learning and teach creative problem-solving skills, teamwork, and perseverance in a fun, kid friendly setting. Summer, fall, winter and spring breaks allow for more comprehensive hands on science programs where kids ages 5-12 focus on one central science theme at each camp.

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iD Tech Camps, Academies, and Online

iD Tech Camps, Academies, and Online

iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education, with over 400,000 alumni and 20+ years of experience. Programs for ages 7-19 are held at 150 prestigious campuses in the USA, Europe, and Asia, including Vanderbilt, Emory, UAB, Stanford, NYU, HKU, and University of Cambridge. Students learn to code, design video games, 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!

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