Posted May 08, 2018
Summer is a great time for kids and teens to de-stress from the school year, have a ton of fun, and learn a new skill. Well, we’ve got some great news for you - they can do all three at a day or summer camp! There are a ton of camps to choose from in the Baltimore, MD area that your child will love. From traditional day and sports camps to academic and specialty camps, you’ll find a great camp that will make your kid wish that summer was all year round. Check out our top picks for the coolest Baltimore summer camps!
1. BizTown Summer Venture Camp at Junior Achievement
Junior Achievement of Central Maryland (JACD) has the perfect camp for kids that are looking to hone their leadership skills and be a successful business person in the future! This week-long camp goes through the process of starting a business including creating blueprints, learning about financial literacy, creating logos, and presenting their new business plan to their group at the end of the week. If your kid has a future in business, this is the perfect camp for them.
Ages: 9 - 12
Location: Owings Mills, MD
Dates: June 24 - June 28
CertifiKID Deal: $237 (Regular Price: $250)
2. TimberNook Outdoor Camp
TimberNook is a nature-based program that encourages independent, creative play that fosters a love for the great outdoors. There are a lot of programs to choose from that cater kids of all ages. Each one is geared towards having fun exploring the woods and learning skills that will come in handy as they grow. Each week centers on a new theme, encouraging children to dive deep into their imaginations, creativity and problem-solving skills.
Ages: 4 - 12
Location: Westminster, MD & Finksburg, MD
Dates: June 11 - August 24 (dates vary by camp program)
Regular Price: $50 - $295
3. Ripken Experience Baseball Camp
Founded and run by baseball legends Cal and Bill Ripken, the Ripken Experience Baseball Camp is perfect for kids wanting to improve their baseball skills, work with a team, and have a ton of fun. These week-long camps teach the fundamentals of baseball and give the campers time to develop their skills under the watchful eye of professional coaches. On top of that, they get swag and an autographed picture from Cal Ripken himself. What more could you want?
Ages: 7 - 16
Location: Aberdeen, MD
Dates: July 9 - August 9 (weeks vary depending on age and day or overnight options)
Regular Price: $395 - $995 for Day Camps & $1,695 for Overnight Camps
4. Camp IO Science & Yoga Camp
Camp IO combines yoga and science to help kids aged 5-12 find a love of both! Camp IO focuses on STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art Math) science to foster a love of a variety of subjects that your kids may already have an interest in. The experienced staff teach kids through hands-on, sense-based learning so they retain what they learn and have the tools to build on what they’ve learned.
Ages: 5 - 12
Location: Columbia, MD
Dates: June 24 - August 30
CertifiKID Deal: $300 (Regular Price: $330)
5. Terrapin Adventures Camp
At Terrapin Adventures camp, kids live their summer vacation to the max! The camp centers around fun, outdoor activities that include zip lining, kayaking, guided nature hikes, high ropes challenge course, and archery just to name a few things. The camp is led by highly-trained instructors and counselors who are committed to teaching your kids the safe way to have fun to the extreme. Sign your kid up today!
Ages: 8 - 15
Location: Savage, MD
Dates: June 25 - August 16 (dates vary by camp)
Regular Price: $335 - $499
6. KidShip Sailing Camp
This two-week camp is perfect for kids that are passionate about boats and sailing. KidShip Sailing Camp helps kids get better at sailing by teaching them the fundamentals in a fun, kid-friendly way. The program is designed to have the campers start from square one and eventually learn enough to master key sailing skills like boat handling, sailing mechanics, rules of the road, boating safety, and basic navigation.
Ages: 5 - 15
Location: Annapolis, MD
Dates: June 11 - August 17 (2-week sessions)
Regular Price: $950 for 2 Weeks
7. Baltimore Shakespeare Factory Theatre Camp
Is your kid a budding thespian? Baltimore Shakespeare Factory is a great option to foster their talent! The BSF offers a summer program that focuses around the great works of Shakespeare and is designed to help students grow their confidence on the stage. At the beginning of each session, the campers audition for a role in that week’s production and spend the rest of the time perfecting their role with trained counselors. At the end of the week, the campers perform a one-hour version of each play for their family and friends.
Ages: 2nd - 9th Graders
Location: Baltimore, MD
Dates: June 24 - August 30 (dates vary by camp option)
CertifiKID Deal: $199 (Regular Price: $250)
8. I'm the Chef Too Camp
Does your kid love food and want to learn more about the science behind cooking? This might be the perfect camp for them! I’m the Chef Too’s summer camp is a great program that combines cooking with math and art. The camp allows children learn at their own pace and find their love of cooking through fun programs they can choose from. Some of the programs include gardening, art, and more. Sign up your kid up today!
Ages: 3.5 - 12
Location: Severna Park, MD
Dates: June 18 - July 27
Regular Price: $329
9. Adventures in Camp EXTREME
Does your kid want the experience of a sleepaway camp without the commitment of being away from home? Adventures in Camp EXTREME may be for them! This camp features all the awesome benefits of going away to a fun camp with the added bonus of being able to come back home to share stories about their day. The camp features daily adventures from amusement park visits to college campus tours to create a perfect, well-rounded summer vacation with memories that will stay with them for years to come.
Location: Columbia, MD
Dates: July 2 - July 27
Regular Price: $470
10. Ninja Zone Camp
Ninja Zone Camp is the perfect camp for kids that want to have rough and tumble fun while learning a new sport. All Pro Gymnastics combines gymnastics and martial arts to create a fun, high-energy experience that athletic kids are sure to love! Ninja Zone Camp promotes listening skills and confidence and encourages kids to try new things and work through any frustration that might occur during that process. Do you think your child would love this camp? Sign them up today!
Ages: 4 - 11
Location: Elkridge, MD
Dates: June 18 - June 29
Regular Price: $330
There are a ton of camps you can send your kids to this summer! Check out our website to find even more awesome camps that are available in the Baltimore, MD area.
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