Louisville's Ultimate Summer Camps Guide 2018!

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We are building our Ultimate Summer Camps Guide for you!  If you know of a great summer camp that might like to be included in this list, please have them email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. !




At All About Kids, camps are high-energy, all-day fun that’s far from ordinary. Don’t worry about your kids sitting around and watching TV all summer – here they’ll interact with other children, play games, learn skills and enjoy different camp themes each week.  Camps are for boys and girls ages 4 and up.  Our caring staff will nurture your child through days and weeks of camp fun (choose from individual days or full weeks)! Each day features swimming (ages 6 and up), Open Gym, instructed classes in gymnastics, martial arts, dance and tumbling (classes vary each day), outside playtime (weather permitting), arts and crafts and more!


May 30-June 1 (may change depending on school closures or additions to the school calendar)

June 4-9, 11-15, 18-22, 25-29

July 2,3,5,6. 9-13, 16-20, 23-27

July 30-August 3

August 6-10 and 13-14

  • Oldham County location begins camp on June 4 and ends on Aug. 15


Hours: 9am-5pm

Early drop off (8am) and late pick up (6pm) options available - ($6 each time, per child, per day)



1 day: $49

2 days: $98

3 days: $145

4 days: $189

Full week: $199

**20% off each child until May 11 with promo code AAKSC18 - there is no sibling discount until May 12.


To Register: http://allaboutkids.cc/camps/




Club SciKidz

Science & Technology Summer Day Camps - Club SciKidz has been a recognized name in delivering quality science and enrichment activities for over 18 years. We believe that every child is a scientist, and we can make them even better scientists. Our camps for preschoolers and kindergarteners offer experiments and projects in science, technology, and engineering. With themes such as Junior Chemist, Jurassic, Space Exploration, Robotics, and Engineering there is something for every child! 

Dates: One week camps from June 11th – July 27th

Times: 9am – 4pm with pre and post camp care available

Cost: $255

Locations: In Jefferson Co: Our Savior Lutheran School & Springdale Community Church  In Oldham Co: St. Aloysius Catholic School

Website: www.clubscikidzkentucky.com

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




CMPI Story Book Musical Theater Camp

June 25th-29th - 9 -12 Noon


Enter the Pages of favorite Disney Stories and bring the pages to life through singing, dancing and acting.  Each day will feature a favorite Disney Character and Theme. This is perfect for ages 3 - 6 years of age. The week will end with a special tea party for the child and one guest. Story Book Theatre campers will share one short story with their guest and enjoy a tea party fit for a prince and princess. Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your spot!!! $124

CMPI Broadway Bound Kids Camp
July 16-20th  - 9-3p.m.
CMPI Broadway Bound Kids Day camp will be the most fun your child has all summer!! They won't even realize how much they have learned. We will have daily themed activities plus sing, dance, act and perform a workshop demonstration for you at the end of the week of Disney's Aristocats. Kids will pack their own lunch but we will provide a fun snack!! $149. visit our website classicmelodies. org to register or for more information. This camp is perfect for Elementary ages students who are entering 2nd grade - leaving the 5th grade. Ages 6 - 11
CMPI Broadway Bound Camp/Intensive
July 8th-14th
CMPI Broadway Bound Camp Intensive is the perfect combination of a week long intensive in the areas of singing, dancing and acting with top workshop artist and daily instructors specializing in each area of study PLUS putting together a showcase including the beloved musical CATS!! NEW: Students will design their own costumes, makeup, wigs, and set. In addition: Students will enjoy traditional camp activities such as bon fires, swimming, zip lining, dances and FRIENDSHIPS!!! Regardless of your current training in your chosen discipline at camp when you arrive...you will leave at a new one!! This camp is perfect for middle school through college ages. Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit our website @classicmelodies. org $399
Bear Paddle’s Swim Camps are offered for beginner swimmers, all the way up to competitive swimmers seasonally throughout the year! What’s great about Swim Camps is they keep kids active during cold weather, keep them building momentum, and prepare them for summer water activities. Swim Camps will allow your swimmer to progress faster in a shorter amount of time.  

Summer Swim Camps keep kids active and building momentum all summer long! For beginners, Summer Swim Camps condense two months of weekly lessons into two weeks. The daily reinforcement of skills leads to increased muscle memory for beginner swimmers. For team swimmers, two weeks of daily back to back lessons provides advanced swimmers with an opportunity to practice their skills, continue to build their endurance, strengthen and perfect their strokes. Summer Swim Camps will give your swimmer the extra boost and confidence they will need for summer activities!

Summer Swim Camps will be eight days, Monday – Thursday for two weeks and the cost is $180.




Ready for a happy summer that will live forever? Create great memories for your child this summer at the Y. At the Y, our campers will go on exciting field trips, play games, stay active and discover a sense of accomplishment and belonging. One week or the whole summer, kids will have fun, build confidence and make friends in a safe and enriching environment. CAMP RISING STAR (AGES 5-7) and CEDAR RIDGE DAY CAMP (AGES 6-12)

Dates/ Hours: Multiple dates and times, please check the website

Pricing: Varies by class, please check the website. * Use promo code CAMP25 to save $25 when you register for camp online! Code valid through April 16.

To Register: https://www.ymcalouisville.org/northeast/camps/summer-camp-landing.html




A one-week performing arts camp exploring drama, music, and dance. Taught by Derby Dinner theatre professionals and focusing on creative dramatics and scenes, songs, and dance from Broadway musicals, this camp culminates in a final sharing on the Playhouse stage.

Ages: 7 to 17

Time: 9:00am – 3pm

Tuition: $175 (additional siblings receive $25 off)

Dates: Five weeks to choose from!
WEEK 1: June 11-15
WEEK 2: June 18-22
WEEK 3: July 16-21
WEEK 4: July 23-28
WEEK 5: July 30-August 4




The Parklands of Floyds Fork - Get Outside! Summer Camps

Get Outside at The Parklands of Floyds Fork!  Campers in grades K-6 spend their days participating in discovery-based field experiences and science investigations! These full day programs include hands-on classroom activities, field hikes, “Sprayground Wednesdays,” and so much more!

The Parklands Summer Camps take place over eight weeks from June through August. Each week includes a fun, age-appropriate camp for kids entering K-3 and one for 4-6 graders. Topics include Water Warriors, Paddle The Parklands, Wilderness Explorers, and Grossology. Save $15 when you register by May 4! Parklands Members receive a reduced tuition rate.

Dates/Times: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Camp dates June - August

Cost: $220 to Parklands Members; $245 to non-members

Location: PNC Achievement Center for Education & Interpretation, 1411 Beckley Creek Parkway, Louisville, KY 40245

Where to Register: www.theparklands.org/camps





Summer camps are back and in more locations and variety than ever! Family favorites like Star Wars, Creature Creator Robotics and AttackBots return of course, and we're introducing many new and exciting camps such as Superheroes, Ninjas; Planes, Trains and Automobiles; Sports Science, Science of Superpowers and many more! In addition, all full-week campers will get to build their own genuine LEGO® mini-figure to keep at the end of camp. Snapology programs bring STEM / STEAM to life using LEGO® bricks, technology and other engaging tools. Our camps provide a fun, safe and inclusive environment for children ages 5-12 to learn about robotics, programming, engineering, art and science, and boost their problem solving and teamwork skills, all while having a ton of fun with their friends.

Dates/ Hours: Multiple dates and times, please check the website

Pricing: Varies by class, please check the website.  Lunch stay, early drop-off and late pick-up are all still available at no additional cost.  Early-bird discount for multiple registrations, whether registering one child for multiple camps or multiple children for one camp, please use code MULTI10 to receive an immediate 10% off tuition before April 15th.

Location: Over two dozen camps at four different locations: St. Matthews Community Center, Jewish Community Center, First Baptist Church of Middletown and Burnett Avenue Baptist Church. Find a location near you here: snapology.com/locations/louisville



Commonwealth Theatre Center

Summer camps are going to OZ!  In addition to Oz programs for ages 3-13, fun skills workshops and Fine Art Camps engage confidence & imagination all summer, for up to age 18. No experience necessary!

Summer Academy (ages 8-13) 3 weeks

Kids work on and perform The Wizard of Oz, a classic tale of a girl in a world that's wildly off-kilter. Students get the experience of rehearsing & performing a play complete with sets, props, & costumes. 8 sessions avail.

Pre-School, Art, & Imagination (ages 3-11) 1 or 2 weeks

Children expand storytelling foundations with a two-week Imagination Junior Academy (ages 5-7) that takes an adventure “Over the Rainbow.” Pre-K camps (3-5) take our youngest kids on a “Journey to Oz” and more, or kids can explore their inner artist (5-11) in one-week Art Camps. 

Skill-Building (ages 9-18) 1-3 weeks

Young actors 9-18 hone theatre skills in a range of offerings, from a 3-week Shakespeare Intensive or the 2-week Contemporary Acting based on BFA acting programs. Also avail.: Audition Skills and Scene & Song Study!

To Register: CommonwealthTheatre.org | 502.589.0084 |This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Kentucky Shakespeare - When School’s Out, Shakespeare’s In!

Camp Shakespeare creates opportunities for children and young adults ages 4-18 to explore the theatre arts through imaginative play, visual arts,  movement, storytelling, language, and more! Our Philosophy is to immerse young actors in Shakespeare’s ideas and words to guide  them to use their voices, bodies, and thoughts to promote collaboration, confidence, and the desire for lifelong learning.

Dates: June 5 - July 29

Hours: Half Day 9am-12pm

      Full Day 9am-4pm

Pricing: Through March 31st, use the Promo Code 'CAMP2018' at Check-Out for 10% off Early Bard Discount.

To Register: https://kentuckyshakespeare.squarespace.com/

Contact Info:  Hannah Pruitt, Education Programs Manager - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 502-574-9900 x14

Locations: St. Francis High School - Louisville (Main Campus)

 Locust Grove - Louisville

 Liberty Hall Historic Site - Frankfort



Louisville Ballet School Summer Semester 

Join us and explore the wider world of dance!  The Louisville Ballet School offers camps, classes, and workshops for those just beginning their dance journey and for those who have a growing passion for dance. With many options and 9-weeks of programming, you are sure to find the perfect program for you.


Dates: June 4th- August 3rd, 2018

Hours: Various, both daytime and evening offerings

Pricing: Varies with age group and program length

To Register: www.louisvilleballetschool.org

Address: 4121 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40207   

Daytime Phone: 502.583.3150, ext. #1   Afternoon/Evening phone: 502.895.3700

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Karate Summer Camp
Activities run from 9am -3pm, however we will be open from 8:30am – 4pm to accommodate work schedules. Each day at camp counts as a class and enables rapid progression to the next belt. Every Friday will be Water Gun Wars and Free Pizza Day. Sessions begin on July 9th and the cost is $99 per session. Additional family members get a 25% discount. This program is available for students and non-students ages 4 & up. Campers need to bring their own lunch & snack. Camp fees are due the Monday the session begins.
Where to Register: 


Louisville Nature Center - Young Explorers Summer Camp

Who lives in the woods? We’ll explore the trails and gardens as we look for animals, flowers and bugs that live in the woods and enjoy related games and crafts. After lunch we will enter our own fantasy world of fairies, dragons, and other mythical creatures.

Session 1— June 4—8

Session 2— July 30—Aug. 4


Ages 4-6

1/2 day option available

Call 502-458-1328 for more information or go to our website at www.louisvillenaturecenter.org

Members $176.00 full day / $100.00 half day

Non-Members $220.00 full day / $125.00 half dayr