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17 Unique Summer Camps for Kids in Baltimore

Will Featherstone

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Looking for a way to keep your kids entertained and engaged this summer? Get them making memories and having a blast with one of Baltimore’s unique summer camps! Baltimore has dozens and dozens of summer camps to choose from, and while there are many that are focused on sports and games, we wanted to highlight a few of Baltimore's more unique summer camp options.

Here are 17 summer camps for kids in Baltimore that you will want to check out ASAP:

iD Tech Camps at Towson University

  • Located at 8000 York Rd. Towson, MD 21252
  • Dates: June 19-July 28

Rated #1 in summer tech education, iD Tech Camps provide 6-18 year-olds with STEM skills and knowledge that will last long after summer ends. From coding to video game design, they can explore their passions and kick-start their futures. 

Camp Rock Summer Camp

  • Located at 1607 Cromwell Bridge Rd. Parkville, MD 21234
  • Dates: June 12-August 18

Providing activities like nature trails, performing arts, and academic enrichment for kids ages 4-12, there is something for every kid this summer at Camp Rock Summer Camp. 

Coppermine Fieldhouse Summer Camps

  • Located at 1400 Coppermine Terr. Baltimore, MD 21209; 4 Hamill Rd. Baltimore, MD 21210; 3100 Boston St. Baltimore, MD 21224
  • Dates: Vary by Camp

The Coppermine Fieldhouse features every activity imaginable and their dedicated staff ensures that whether your children are sports stars, performers, or adventurers, you will find the perfect camp for them to gain new skills and exciting summer memories. 

Summer Camp 2017 at the Maryland Zoo

  • Located at 1 Safari Place Baltimore, MD 21217
  • Dates: July 3-August 18 (Exact Dates Vary by Camp)

Give your zoo lover a unique summer experience at the Maryland Zoo. With immersive tours, behind-the-scenes experiences, and more, your rising 2nd-8th grader will become an animal expert.

Abrakadoodle Art Adventures Camps

  • Located at 2101 Cranbourne Rd. Lutherville, MD 21093
  • Dates: Vary by Camp

Summer is a great time to flex those creative muscles. Themed camp weeks at Abrakadoodle are jam-packed with activities that will let your child’s imagination soar.

Academic Enrichment Summer Camp

  • Location Varies by Camp
  • Dates: June 19-August 25

Promoting physical, social, and intellectual growth, the Academic Enrichment Summer Camp combines life skills and STEM knowledge with fun activities to create a well-balanced camp experience. 

Exploration Camp

  • Located at 1517 Winford Rd. Baltimore, MD 21239
  • Dates: June 19-August 25

Give your child the gift of discovery this summer at Exploration Camp. This educational travel camp will include trips to amusement parks, the National Zoo, and more this year, so sign up and watch your child explore, learn, play, and grow. 

Nature Camp

  • Located at 1901 Ridgetop Rd. Baltimore, MD 21207
  • Dates: June 26-August 18

Indulge your nature lover with a summer at Nature Camp. Located in the largest urban wilderness east of the Mississippi, this camp features themes, hikes, and hands-on activities that promise a fascinating, yet environmentally-conscious experience. 

Sports Camps

  • Located at 6101 Hillen Rd. Baltimore, MD 21239; 1627 E Fort Ave. Baltimore, MD 21230; 3001 East Dr. Baltimore, MD 21217 
  • Dates: June 19-August 11 (Exact Dates Vary by Camp)

Summer is the best time to learn something new. The Sports Camps teach youth fundamentals of figure skating, soccer, and tennis, allowing them to develop lasting skills and relationships for the future. 

Sports Clinics

  • Located at 4300 W Bay Ave. Baltimore, MD 21225
  • Dates: May 20-July 21 (Exact Dates Vary by Camp)

The Sports Clinics provide instruction in both football and soccer, with more in-depth focus on positions and techniques, ideal for those looking to brush up before the new season.

Camp Variety

  • Located at 4501 Farring Ct. Brooklyn, MD 21225
  • Dates: June 19-July 28; August 21-25

Every child deserves fun, which is why Camp Variety offers a safe, inclusive environment for kids with and without disabilities to participate in recreational activities, enriching their lives in the process.

Camp Sunrise

  • Located at 750 East Pratt St. Ste. 1700 Baltimore, MD 21202
  • Dates: July 30-August 5

Hosted by Johns Hopkins, Camp Sunrise provides a summer camp experience for children with cancer. Here, they gain greater independence, lasting relationships, and at least one week of much-needed childhood. 

Baltimore International Academy Language Immersion Summer Camp

  • Located at 4410 Frankford Ave. Baltimore, MD 21206
  • Dates: June 26-July 21

For a camp experience unlike any other, register your K-8th grader for a Language Immersion Summer Camp. You can choose from Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Russian, or French, so fill out a form now and expose your child to the world of languages. 

Summer with Shakespeare

  • Located at 3900 Roland Ave. Baltimore, MD 2121; 
  • Dates: July 17-August 11 (Exact Dates Vary by Camp)

If your child loves the Bard, he or she will love a Summer with Shakespeare. Students rehearse a Shakespeare play, develop acting skills, and share their passion, all culminating in a performance on the last day of camp. 

Summer Yoga Camps

  • Located at 6080 Falls Rd. #2 Baltimore, MD 21209
  • Dates: June 19-23; July 31-August 4

After a stressful school year, let your kid unwind with a Summer Yoga Camp. Children participate in breathing techniques, journaling, and relaxation, which reconnect their minds and bodies and let them start the summer calm and confident. 

Summer Law Academy

  • Located at 500 W Baltimore St. Baltimore, MD 21201
  • Dates: June 26-30

New for 2017, the Summer Law Academy gives high school students an up-close look at forensic evidence in law. Visits to a forensics lab, Washington D.C., and more ensure that your future lawyer gets as much as possible out of this innovative experience. 

Downtown Sailing Center 2017 Juniors Summer Camp

  • Located at 1425 Key Highway Suite 110 Baltimore, MD 21230
  • Dates: Vary by Camp

Let your child enjoy Baltimore’s beautiful waters at a Juniors Summer Camp. Here, kids learn how to sail their own boats, developing teamwork skills, concentration, and confidence, all while having fun. 

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