Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps in Phoenix 2020


Living in Phoenix means our hot HOT summers need to be filled with busy camp days for our kids. Because we know, if we don’t plan our kids summers, we then become the “camp directors”. We know that finding the perfect summer camps mean fun-filled, and stress-free summers! We are eager to present our 2020 Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps in Phoenix, and we hope it provides you some insight as you make your summer plans!

We need to extend our greatest appreciation to all of our summer camp sponsors who made this guide possible!  When you sign your kiddos up for one of the camps listed below, please let them know that North Phoenix Moms Blog sent you their way!

Logic and Leadership Academy

The Logic and Leadership Academy isn’t just about preparing for college, it’s about nurturing the next generation of leaders to be happy and productive wherever they go. After the week-long day course, 85% of parents notice incredible changes in their teens. They have seen students repair family relationships, overcome bad habits, conquer social anxiety, and learn to take accountability for their success in school and beyond.

Leadership Society of Arizona (LSA) is a nonprofit educational organization. The model is based on 25 years of professional development research from ASU (2,000+ projects valued at $6.6B). LSA has worked with over 2,100 students through 60 programs with 20 schools and organizations. Most importantly, 98% of students love the programs and as a result, 75% feel less stressed and 64% feel more confident about their futures.

Use code: MOMCARES and receive $25 off your registration! See what others are saying by clicking here: https://sotellus.com/reviews/0ev6jqp/

The Children's Museum of Phoenix

Give your child(ren) a summer packed with hands-on learning and fun! Each unique camp week includes games and activities designed to cultivate the minds and muscles of children ages 5-8. Campers will also have plenty of time to play within all three floors of the Museum’s imaginative exhibits. Here they’ll build confidence and self-esteem, make friends and lasting memories. Extended care available.

Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics and Dance Center

SUPERCAMP includes World-Class Gymnastics Instruction, fun in the “Ninja Zone”, Dance, Sports and more! Half day and full day available. Ages 3-13 years included. Each child will receive a SUPERCAMP shirt during their first full week. Each week has a different fun theme. 

Half Day – 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Full Day – 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Cactus Day Camp

Cactus Day Camp provides an accredited full day “traditional” camp program five days a week for 2, 4, 6 or 8 weeks where safety is the priority, friendships are fostered, healthy lifestyles are encouraged and your child’s fun is unlimited. Days are filled with many of our over 20 activities including: archery, swimming, gaga, crafts, team sports, cooking, dance, tumbling, model rocketry, 9 square, tween field trips and more. Fridays culminate each week with a special camp-wide event. Campers gain independence, a sense of belonging and skills in an emotionally and physically safe non-competitive environment. 

Summer Camps Dates:
Session 1 June 1 – June 12
Session 2 June 15 – June 26
Session 3 June 29 – July 10
(closed July 3)
Session 4 July 13 – July 24

All About Etiquette

Would you like your child or teen to learn how to improve their manners and social etiquette this summer? Certified etiquette instructor, SueAnn Brown, owner of It’s All About Etiquette, offers very helpful and fun-filled summer etiquette camps for children and teens.

Camp dates for ages 6 to 8 will be: June 16-19 and July 14-17; Class Fee: $260
Camp dates for ages 9 to 12 will be: June 2-5 and July 7-10 & 21-24; Class Fee: $260
Camp dates for ages 13-18 will be: June 27-28 and July 18-19; Class Fee: $295

Camp Ocean

Experience the COOLEST Summer Camp in the Valley at Camp Ocean! Tailored for young explorers, animal lovers and budding marine biologists, OdySea Aquarium’s summer camps are held weekdays in June and July. 

Campers will enjoy learning about diverse fresh and saltwater species, different ecosystems, animal adaptations, marine biology, and conservation through classroom activities, behind the scenes tours and hands-on learning experiences.

Full Day Camp: 9am – 3pm

Phoenix Country Day Camp

The Phoenix Country Day School Summer Program is a six-week program that runs June 8-July 19 in two-week sessions for grades K-12. Through grade 8, students create their own half-day or full-day schedule with academic classes and enrichment options in technology, music, sports, theater, and art.  Students participating in the full-day program select afternoon electives such as arts and crafts, swimming, rec room, gym games, and more. Facilities include swimming pools, athletic fields, tennis courts, two air-conditioned gymnasiums, art studios, and computer labs. For more information: pcds.org/summer

Tutor Time Camp

A busy summer is a fun summer. Make this summer like no other at Tutor Time’s Camp One-of-a-Kind, which is brimming with activities and features weekly and bi-weekly themes for kids up to age 12 that may include science, geography, zoology, art, fitness, games, and STEM learning.

Your child will enjoy immersive field trips, educational experiences, cool gear, and healthy meals. Choose your favorite camps, or go all summer long. Younger siblings at home? We offer programs for younger children too! Get ready for a summer camp experience that’s totally unique!

Call them at 877.794.6704 or visit TutorTime.com/summer to learn more and find your local school. Tutor Time has 26 schools valley-wide.

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