2018 Camp Directory

2018 Camp Directory

Search the Atlanta Jewish Times' listings for summer options for your children.




Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education
Virginia-Highland Centre
504 Amsterdam Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

Buckhead Centre
4279 Roswell Road, Suite 703
Atlanta, GA 30342

Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education offers summer programs for ages 2 and up in Virginia-Highland and Buckhead from June 4 to Aug. 4. Programs include Creative Movement (ages 2 to 6), Young Dancers Summer Experience (ages 5 to 7), Teen Ballet (ages 12 and up), and day programs for ages 8 and up.

Atlanta Dance and Music Academy
524 Plaster Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30324

Summer camps from June 11 to July 13


Atlanta Hawks Basketball Academy
Multiple locations

Boys and girls, ages 8 to 16

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day

Camp includes a jersey, shorts, socks and a drawstring bag; special appearances by Atlanta Hawks players, coaches, alumni or the mascot; skill development training, skill competitions and full-court games under top-notch coaches; and a ticket to a Hawks game next season.

Atlanta International School Language Camp
2890 N. Fulton Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30350

Sessions are available from June 11 to July 27, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with free drop-off as early as 8 a.m.

Atlanta Workshop Players Acting Studio
8560 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite 111
Alpharetta, GA 30022

For ages 10 to 18, the camp offers residential and day options for the VIP Movie Camp from July 12 to 22, residential and day options for the Performing Arts Intensive from July 16 to 21, and a nonresidential Advanced Musical Theatre from July 23 to 27. Full-day (ages 7 to 16) and half-day (6 to 13) performing arts camps are available July 23 to 27. June 1 is the deadline for early-bird prices.

Atlanta’s Rock N Blues Camp
1911 Cliff Valley Way NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

The registration fee is $485 per session or $885 for two. Camp runs from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 9:30 to 2:30 on Friday.

Blue Star Camps
179 Blue Star Way
Hendersonville, NC 28739

First to 11th grades, with one- and two-week sessions between June 3 and July 29. The cost per week varies from $1,350 to $5,500.

Break Into Business Camp
Alpharetta, Atlanta, Buckhead, Dunwoody and Midtown

The Bush Centre for Ballet
6215 Blackwater Trail
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Camp Alefbet
Preschool at Congregation Beth Shalom
5303 Winters Chapel Road
Dunwoody, GA 30360

Nine weeks of summer fun from June 4 to Aug. 3, with a registration fee of $75.

Each week, your 1- to 4-year-old will explore our themes in a hands-on, sensory, creative way. Campers will enjoy water play, art, sports, music and movement, Shabbat celebrations, and more with an experienced, warm, educated staff. Flexible hours, days and weeks.

Camp Barney Medintz
4165 Highway 129 North
Cleveland, GA 30528
Winter address:
5342 Tilly Mill Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338

Four-week programs June 3 to 28 and July 1 to 26 for campers completing second to 10th grades

Two-week programs June 3 to 14 and June 17 to 28 for campers completing second to sixth grades, July 1 to 12 and July 15 to 26 for campers completing second to fourth grades

Camp Barney Medintz is the residential summer camp of the Marcus Jewish Community Center in the North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains on 540 acres surrounding two private lakes. Since 1963, Camp Barney has offered the most meaningful and funnest Jewish overnight camp experience. Campers enjoy activities they know and love and discover new adventures. Guided by experienced and certified staffers and guest artists in residence, campers spend their days with friends feeling accomplished and exploring new passions.

Camp Bee Jay
Beth Jacob Preschool
1855 LaVista Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

June 11 to Aug. 2, participate in one week or all eight

Full day is 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m.; half-day is 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Camp Bee Jay provides a fun, safe place for infants through rising kindergartners where fun, creative, out-of-the-box activities are the norm. Our theme for this summer is “A Summer of World Exploration.” Each week we will delve into our world and all that is in it, including water fun, gardening, weather, animals, science and recycling. Each week features a special dress-up day to coincide with the theme, a festive party and the popular Shabbat party.

Camp Broadway Mainstage
660 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

This musical theater camp for ages 10 to 17 runs from June 4 to 8 at the Rialto Center for the Arts. Tuition is $595.

Camp Chatuga
291 Camp Chatuga Road
Mountain Rest, SC 29664

Overnight camp for boys and girls ages 6 to 16

One-week sessions are $895 (June 17 to 23, June 24 to 30, July 1 to 7, July 8 to 14, July 15 to 21, July 22 to 28). Two-week sessions are $1,795 (June 17 to 30, July 1 to 14, July 15 to 28). A three-week session is $2,850 (July 1 to 21). A four-week session is $3,750 (July 1 to 28). A $425 mini-camp is July 29 to Aug. 1.

Camp Chaya Mushka
5065 High Point Road
Atlanta, GA 30342

Four one-week sessions: June 4 to 8, June 11 to 15, June 18 to 22, and July 30 to Aug. 3

Tuition is $240 per week.

URJ Camp Coleman
201 Camp Coleman Drive
Cleveland, GA 30528

Multiple sessions from June 10 to Aug. 2

URJ Camp Coleman allows children to live a wholly Jewish life while at camp. Campers can experience Jewish culture and tradition in a safe, challenging and fun environment. In a natural setting, campers can explore their Judaism. Coleman provides a creative setting for Jewish living and learning through camp programming. Campers and staff can develop lifelong friendships.

Camp Gan Israel of Atlanta
Chabad Israeli Center
4276 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30341

June 25 to July 27

Camp Gan Israel combines Jewish values, giving back and a tremendous amount of fun. We have partnered with other charitable organizations to bring children a unique summer experience. With dedicated counselors, exciting trips and activities, and daily swimming, we are preparing to give your children an amazing summer.

Camp H20
Georgia Aquarium
225 Baker St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Pre-K through eighth grade, June 5 to July 24

Camp H2O is a wonderful opportunity for kids to grow their imagination while exploring the world’s most magical aquarium. No other day camp is filled with as much amazement and fun. Camp experiences are tailored for each age group and include intimate animal encounters, adventures, behind-the-scenes tours and opportunities to meet aquarium experts.

Camp Invention
3701 Highland Park St. NW
North Canton, OH 44720

Camp Izzy Gan
Chabad of North Fulton
10180 Jones Bridge Road
Alpharetta, GA 30022

June 25 to July 27, $200 per week

Camp Jam
6375 Spalding Drive
Norcross, GA 30092

Camp Judaea
48 Camp Judaea Lane
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Winter address:
1440 Spring St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

First session, June 11 to July 5

Second session, July 9 to Aug. 2

Camp Juliette Low
321 Camp Juliette Low Road
Cloudland, GA 30731

Girls ages 7 to 17

One- and two-week sessions, June 3 to July 28, on Lookout Mountain

One week is $940; two weeks are $1,850.

Camp Kehillah and Preschool
1145 Green St.
Roswell, GA 30075

Camp Kingfisher
Chattahoochee Nature Center
9135 Willeo Road
Roswell, GA 30075

For 4-year-olds to rising fourth-graders

One- and two-week options, May 29 to Aug. 3

Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with free extended care from 8 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 6:15 p.m.

Camp Kingfisher is the perfect place for campers to connect with nature, build lasting friendships and have all the fun experiences of a traditional camp. Our well-trained counselors and specialists lead hikes, animal encounters, science exploration activities, canoeing, swimming, arts and crafts, and more. We squish through and explore 127 acres of ponds, trails, meadows and river boardwalk at the Chattahoochee Nature Center.

Camp Living Wonders
5425 Powers Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30327

Session 1 Nitzutzot for campers ages 7 to 10, June 27 to July 10

Tuition is $2,499; scholarships are available.

Camp Twin Lakes
1100 Spring St., Suite 260
Atlanta, GA 30309

Options for campers with serious illnesses, disabilities and other life challenges and for adult campers.

Camp Walkabout
171 Baylor School Road
Chattanooga, TN 37405

Discoverers, ages 8 to 11 (rising third- to sixth-graders)

Adventurers, ages 12 to 13 (rising seventh- to eighth-graders)

Expeditioners, ages 14 to 16 (rising ninth- to 11th-graders)

Register before March 1 for a $50 early-bird discount.

Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

Chastain Horse Park
4371 Powers Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30327

Chastain Horse Park’s Pony Pals Camp is geared to ages 4 to 8 and offers hands-on activities from horse bathing to bareback riding in a fun-filled atmosphere with team play in which kids develop confidence, leadership and friendships. The well-ventilated covered ring protects riders from the sun. The new “party barn” is ideal for arts, crafts, lunch, breaks and fun. With over 30 school horses and ponies, we can accommodate all ages, abilities and personalities, up to 12 campers per session. Having no more than six riders at once ensures safety and proper instruction by our well-trained staff.

Circus Camp
Decatur at the Friends School, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Dunwoody/Sandy Springs at the Davis Academy, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Sandy Springs at the Epstein School, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Computer Camp
Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Road NW
Brookhaven, GA 30319

One- and two-week sessions in July

Residential and day programs

Deer Run Overnight Camps
3845 Perkins Road
Thompson’s Station, TN 37179

One-week camps for those who have completed Grades 6 to 12

Two-week camps for ages 12 to 15

Dunwoody Nature Center
5343 Roberts Drive
Dunwoody, GA 30338

Half-day camp for ages 3 and 4, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Full-day camp for rising kindergartners to fifth-graders, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Camps at Island Ford, ages 9 to 12, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Emory All Sports Academy
26 Eagle Row
Atlanta, GA 30322

Five sessions: June 4 to 8; June 11 to 15; June 18 to 22; June 25 to 29; and Aug. 6 to 10.

Full-day camp: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Half-day camp: 9 a.m. to noon

Emory Total Tennis/Bryant Camps
Emory University Woodruff PE Center
26 Eagle Row
Atlanta, GA 30322

Session 1 starts May 29. Session 2 starts June 4. Session 3 starts June 11.

Epstein Summer Camp
335 Colewood Way NW
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Four one-week sessions: June 4 to 8; June 11 to 15; June 18 to 22; and June 25 to 29

Etgar 36
P.O. Box 2212
Decatur, GA 30031

Etgar 36: June 24 to July 31; $7,850

Etgar 36 West: June 24 to July 15; $5,850

The Galloway School
215 West Wieuca Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30342
404-252-8389, ext. 140

Day camps run May 29 to Aug. 10. Registration is open and ongoing.

Judaic Mosaic
122 N. Avondale Road, Suite 255
Avondale Estates, GA 30002

Songwriting and recording camp, June 4 to 15; $199 per week before March 30, $350 after

Powered by the Atlanta Jewish Teen Initiative
Music, March 11 to 15
Farm-to-Table, March 12 to 16
Documentary Film, April 2 to 5
eSports, April 2 to 5
Social Justice, April 2 to 5
Theater Bootcamp, April 2 to 5

Registration is $199 (no deadline).

JumpSpark provides Jewish ninth- to 12th-graders with interest-based programming and social opportunities during school breaks using innovative resources in the Atlanta community and beyond. We meet Jewish teens where they are and find ways to turn their passions into realities, connect them with networks surrounding their interests, and offer experiential learning and social opportunities, all in conjunction with furthering Jewish wisdom and culture.

Marist School Summer Camps
3790 Ashford-Dunwoody Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30319

Marist School offers a variety of camps for children ages 5 to 17.

Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University
KSU Center
3333 Busbee Drive
Kennesaw, GA 30144

A free summer workshop on World War II and the Holocaust is June 3 to 6. Registration is due by May 18.

Once Upon a Ballet/Musical Theater Center
Dunwoody, Brookhaven and Kennesaw

Ballet, tap, acting, musical theater and performing camps are offered from May 29 to Aug. 3.

Costs vary depending on the length of the camp, with no registration fees.

Pace Academy Camp
966 W. Paces Ferry Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30326

Summer options include Pace Camp, extended day camps, academic camps, athletic camps, art camps, specialty camps and driver’s education.

Ramah Darom
70 Darom Lane
Clayton, GA 30525
Winter address:
6400 Powers Ferry Road NW
Suite 215
Atlanta, GA 30339

Four- and eight-week sessions from June 12 to Aug. 6, plus 12-day Taste of Ramah sessions

Tikvah Support for children with neurodevelopmental disorders

At Camp Ramah Darom, laughter abounds, friendships are formed, and each day brings opportunities to celebrate Jewish life. Together, campers and staff create an inclusive, exceptional Jewish community where children have fun, learn skills, gain independence and build lifelong friendships.

Robotic Explorers
715 Hembree Place, Suite A
Roswell, GA 30076

Ages 6 to 13

Sessions are available April 2 to June 29, either 8 a.m. to noon or 1 to 5 p.m.

Spring break camp is $300.

Sports Broadcasting Camps

The session runs from July 16 to 20. The cost is $1,295 for the overnight camp or $650 for the day camp. Boys and girls ages 10 to 18 will have opportunities to learn from the pros. Meet sports celebrities; make sports anchor tapes, play-by-play tapes of the Super Bowl and the NBA Finals, and reporting tapes from a pro stadium; and participate in sports talk radio.

Spruill Center for the Arts
5339 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338

The Spruill Center for the Arts Summer Camp Program is a 10-week day camp, beginning May 29, for ages 5 to 14. The camps run from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, with four creative programs: creative arts, ages 5 to 6; visual arts, ages 7 to 10; performing arts, ages 7 to 10; and studio arts, ages 11 to 14.

Temple Sinai Preschool
5645 Dupree Drive
Sandy Springs, GA 30327

Summer camp is June 4 to July 27.

Join the Temple Sinai Preschool for a summer of fun for children 18 months to 5 years old. Register for individual weeks or all eight weeks. Each week features water play, art, science, sports, music and exciting special guests, all in a safe and caring preschool environment.

Titus Sports Academy
Chastain Park
140 West Wieuca Road
Atlanta, GA 30342

U.S. Space & Rocket Center
1 Tranquility Base
Huntsville, AL 35805


Space Camp is an internationally acclaimed, immersive educational program in which students experience authentic astronaut training simulations in an exciting, unique, hands-on adventure. Students see science, math and technology as something more than just academic exercises. These subjects become tools to develop careers as scientists, engineers, teachers and astronauts. In this ultimate camp experience, students work as a team to confront mission scenarios that require problem solving and critical thinking skills. Space Camp trainees experience living and working in space using simulators like the 1/6th Gravity Chair, Manned Maneuvering Unit and Multi-Axis Trainer.

US Sports Camps
Nike Junior Golf Camps, Georgia

Full-day, half-day and overnight camps in June, July and August

Valley View Ranch Equestrian Camp for Girls
606 Valley Veiw Ranch Road
Cloudland, GA 30731

Camp runs for one to nine weeks, with room for 50 girls ages 8 to 17.

Young Chefs Academy
Atlanta Midtown
857 Collier Road NW, No. 18
Atlanta, GA 30318

Sandy Springs
230 Hammond Drive NW, Suite 368
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Spring break camp is April 2 to 6, 9 a.m. to noon or 12:15 to 3:15 p.m., for $225.

Summer camp runs on a week-by-week basis from May 29 to Aug. 9 at a cost of $200 for a four-day week.

Cook up some fun at Young Chef Academy. It’s completely hands-on, super-delicious and lots of fun.

Camp Advisers

Camp Experts and Teen Summers
Sharon Wolf, Atlanta adviser
Free, personalized consultations for sleepaway camps and teen programs

Camp Scholarships

Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta
Stephanie Wyatt

The Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta believes that Jewish overnight summer camp and other immersive summer experiences deliver superior results toward encouraging Jewish identity, engagement and leadership in our children. Two opportunities could help send your child to camp: One Happy Camper incentive grants and need-based scholarships.

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