Summer Camp and Learning Programs Spotlight

Learn more about some of the local summer camp and learning programs from Emory's 2020 Summer Camp and Learning Expo.

Atlanta History Center

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History comes to life for 6 to 11-year-olds as Atlanta History Center summer campers explore the past through games, historic simulations, immersive experiences, performances, crafts, and hands-on activities. Margaret Mitchell House writing camps provide an opportunity for 9 to 14-year-olds to discover the power and excitement of writing while honing their skills in a fun, interactive environment.

Atlanta History Center Family membership holders receive $50 off each camp registration.

View Atlanta History Center's website

Atlanta Montessori International School               

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Summer camp available for children aged 3-12, with offerings of Spanish Immersion, STEM, theme camps and off-site field work. Peaceful Education, a Montessori camp, also available for children 3-6.

Discount of 5% for Emory employees

View Atlanta Montessori International School's website

Builder Bunch (Lego® Camp)

If your child loves LEGO®, Builder Bunch is the camp for you. We offer over 40 topic options that cover different aspects of engineering, art, product design and architecture. From Stop-Motion Movie Making to Drag Racer Designing Builder Bunch is your hub for STEAM. Each option offers participants a different experience in LEGO® Building. We have multiple camp locations with the closest being at Peachtree Baptist Church (5 minutes away from Emory campus).

Emory and CDC staff get $25 OFF each week of camp with promo code emory25        

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Camp Blue Ridge

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Camp Blue Ridge is an activity-oriented, coed, accredited sleep away camp on 250 acres in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia, just 2 hours North of Atlanta. CBR has been owned and operated by the Waldman family for 50 summers! At Camp Blue Ridge, we strive to develop an independent camper within a community setting. Campers ages 6-16 will benefit from our safe and nurturing environment and focus on educational and social development. CBR offers 2, 5, and 7 week options, each consisting of an elective style program for our campers to select the activities of their choosing. Campers have the opportunity to participate in a collection of over 55 on-campus activities in the areas of aquatics, athletics, outdoor adventure, and the cultural arts. Our newly renovated facilities with air-conditioned cabins, and the guarantee of developing friendships and memories to last lifetime, have made us one of the top rated sleep away camps in the Southeast! Join our camp family and see why CBR is a summer camp for generations!

For all families we meet at Emory we will be offering 50% off Session A 2020

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Camp Dixie

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Camp Dixie is a place that campers have been calling “home” for over 106 years. With only 65 campers per session and a ratio of 4:1 camper/counselor, Camp Dixie is able to offer personal attention to every camper. Only two hours from Atlanta, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Georgia, near Clayton, Camp Dixie is a traditional camp that offers multiple week or weekly sessions to children ages 6-15. Camp Dixie is ideal for your beginner or experienced campers. Forming life long friendships and developing an appreciation for the outdoors are just part of the Dixie experience. Traditional camp activities, special evening programs and theme weeks. Multi-sibling discounts are offered.      

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Camp Scene

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Experience the natural splendor of Georgia on daily field trip adventures or choose onsite nature fun at our certified backyard wildlife habitat. Gain fascinating knowledge about the outdoors through hands-on activities with highly qualified educators. Join us for a unique day camp and create lifelong memories!

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Camp Woodmont

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Imagine a home away from home where your child feels secure, welcome and reassured! That’s Camp Woodmont! Just 2½ hours from Atlanta, Camp Woodmont is an ACA accredited camp that offers high ropes, climbing, archery, horseback riding, crafts, ball sports, disc golf and more! More importantly, our deep-seeded traditions and family atmosphere gives your child a sense of acceptance and belonging. One and two weeks sessions available for boys & girls, ages 6 to 14. Open House Sunday, May 17 from 2 - 5 pm.

Discounts for Emory employees: $25 off a one week session or $50 off two week session (free camp t-shirt, snack fee and photo gallery included)

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Club SciKidz

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The best summer science day camps start right here! Each summer, Club SciKidz offers 4 themed camps for grades PK-5. Our themes this year include: By the Beautiful Sea, Cosmic Cookie Dough, Robot Rumble and Coding Kaleidoscope. Our camp American Girl is available for campers, grades 1-5. For additional questions please contact us at 678-294-9504.

Discount coupon for Emory Employees: EMORY25. This will give $25 off any camp registration. Please also take advantage of our built-in multi-session and sibling discount.

View Club Schikidz's Website

Code Ninjas

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Code Ninjas is offering $10 off a half-day, week long summer camp. This offer can be used on multiple registrations. Registration must be completed by March 31. Email for promo code.

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Emory Child Study Center

How do children’s minds develop as they learn and grow? We'd like to find out and you and our child can help! Introduce your child to the fascinating world of research. The Emory Child Study Center is seeking families with children from infancy through 15 years to participate in child development studies. At the Emory Child Study Center, we study language, learning, memory and how children understand space and numbers. Studies are designed to be like games for the children to insure they enjoy their visits and each child is thanked with a toy or gift card. Late afternoon and weekend appointments are available.

View Emory Child Study Center's Website

Emory Total Tennis Camps (Bryant Camps)

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The goal at Emory Total Tennis Camp with Coach Amy Bryant (Bryant Camps, LLC) is to engage every camper in the game of tennis for life! We provide lots of positive reinforcement at camp and ample opportunities to earn prizes throughout the day. Drills, games, and activities are fun and engaging for every age & level! Groups are limited to 8 campers per counselor (usually less) to keep lines short & moving! Campers are encouraged to express their spirit and love for the game!

View Emory Total Tennis Camp's Website

In the City Camps

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Kid Camp (Rising K-6th grade): Our progressive Kid Camp program allows campers to choose their own activity – a method proven to strengthen decision-making skills and build self-confidence! Sports, swimming, arts & crafts, field trips, music, archery, dance, cooking – your child will do it all while making new friends and connecting with Jewish role-model counselors.

ITC Away at Camp (Rising 3rd-5th grade): Campers will build connections and friendships at In the City Camps before traveling to overnight camp together.

Camp Mogul (Rising 7th-9th grade): Campers experience the excitement and challenge of bringing a real, profitable business to fruition in just five days.

Discounts offered are sibling discount and multi-week discount.

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Kids 4 Coding   

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KIDS 4 CODING Summer Tech Camps, ages 7-16, is held at Druid Hills High School (adjacent to Emory University). Weekly full-and half-day camps offered June 26-July 24. Autonomous Cars, Python, Game Development, App Development, Minecraft3D Game Design, Solar Engineering, Star Wars & Frozen Game Design, JavaScript, Circuitry and more.

Save $30: use code: CODE30


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Lotus Fencing Academy at ACN

Emory and CDC families are invited to join us and learn fencing techniques, drills, and competitive skills! High-level coaches from Lotus Fencing Academy will teach the class. All fencing equipment is provided. Beginners welcome!

Special 10% discount for Emory and CDC families       

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Project Scientist (The STEM Academy for Girls)

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Project Scientist celebrates the advancement of females in STEM by inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers. At the Project Scientist Summer STEM Academy, girls ages 4 to 12 dive deep into exciting topics that will prepare them to solve the world's greatest problems, including renewable energy, aerospace engineering, invention and technology entrepreneurship, and biomedical engineering. Your girl will explore the exciting world of STEM by participating in hands-on experiments, going on field trips to top STEM companies, and meeting accomplished female scientists and engineers! Project Scientist takes place at the esteemed Emory University campus!

Get 10% off your total bill using code PARTNER10         

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Quality Care for Children

FREE service to assist families with locating and accessing high quality summer camp and child care options to best match their needs. Quality Care for Children is a resource for parents, child care providers and community leaders in Georgia seeking information, assistance and support in securing high quality early learning experiences for infants and young children. QCC's 877-ALL-GA-KIDS call center helps parents find quality care that's most convenient and affordable for their families. All child care services are free, confidential and statewide throughout Georgia.

Sketchworks Comedy Theatre      

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Sketch Comedy for Kids, Ages 8-12: Two week summer camp, June and July Sessions $850, $750 early bird special (register before 5/1). Kids will learn the basics of sketch comedy acting and writing! The first week is devoted to honing their skills for comedic timing and stage performance. By week two, the students will build on those skills by rehearsing for their own live sketch comedy show. During this two-week camp, students will learn: Sketch Writing; Acting Technique; Character Building; Improv; Theatre Etiquette. This camp will culminate in a fully-produced LIVE sketch comedy show and the premiere of their professionally-produced SKETCH VIDEO!

Sketch Comedy for Teens, Ages 13-17: Two week summer intensive, July Session, $850, $750 early bird special (register before 5/1). Building on our kids camp, teens will have a more hands-on experience in producing their show! They will meet with Head Writer John B. Babcock for writing sessions à la “writing room” to create original sketches, solo pieces, runners, and/or blackout sketches for their show. Acting Coach John Buisman will guide the teens in blocking and rehearsing sketches, pre-production for their film, stage management, and much more. In this camp, teens are working alongside their coach to put on their best show possible! This camp will culminate in a fully-produced LIVE sketch comedy show and the premiere of their professionally-produced SKETCH VIDEO!

Additional $50 Discount for Emory, CHOA, and CDC Families with promo code: MED2020

View Sketchworks Comedy Theatre's Website

Smarties Academy                          

Our summer camp program consists of different themes/studies per week along with enrichment activities such as STEM, art, yoga and mindfulness, sports, cooking, and more. All while also learning SPANISH! (Spanish experience not required.) Elementary ages, rising 1st graders through 5th grade. (Children starting Kindergarten in 2020 are not eligible.) This will be on a first come first serve basis. The summer camp is 8:00am-5:00pm. Drop off is no earlier than 8am and pick up is no later than 5pm. The cost for each week is $355 ($335 if you sign up by February 28th.) Themes this summer are: Architecture/Engineering, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,  Music & Theater, Robotics and Coding 2D and 3D Art, Natural Resources and Sustainability.

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The Clifton School Discovery Camp

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Young children are adventurous and always want to explore and investigate things. At Discovery Camp, they will experience exciting field trips that will wow them in a fun-filled atmosphere of learning.  They will explore nature and animals; find excitement with cooking and circus camp. This summer, we will partner with your child in exploring and investigating various elements of science and art that peak their curiosity. In addition, to all these wonderful activities, The Clifton School will continue to offer an interactive and interpersonal learning environment that will keep our campers engaged and excited about the process of acquiring knowledge. We are honored to have your child join us for a fantastic summer of interactive learning, meeting new friends, and reconnecting with old friends as we discovery new things! Junior Camp for children 5 yrs. Senior Camp for children 6-9 yrs. Weekly themed activities & field trips. Hours: 7:00 am - 6:30 pm. For Emory, CHOA & CDC Employees children only.

View The Clifton School's Website

The Friends School of Atlanta

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The Friends School of Atlanta is offering wide-ranging STEAM-based summer camp fun for ages 4 to 14.

For more information and early bird discounts, visit online.

View Friends School of Atlanta's Website

Universal Tennis Academy                   

Universal Tennis Academy (UTA) is excited to offer Summer Tennis Camps at 9 of our tennis locations (Agnes Scott, Bitsy Grant, Blackburn, Briarlake Church, Chastain, James Creek, McGhee, Piedmont and Washington) all located in the greater metro Atlanta area. UTA has trained all levels of players from ALTA champions and NCAA champions to touring professionals in a fun, exciting and educational environment. UTA holds summer camp every week of the summer, starting the week of Memorial Day, May 26 through August 7. Ages and pricing vary per site. Swimming included at Chastain, James Creek and Piedmont.  Tennis/Golf options at Bitsy Grant. Age Range: 4-18

Special Offer: 10% discount offered January/February with online registration at Agnes Scott, Bitsy Grant, Blackburn, Briarlake Church, Chastain, James Creek and Piedmont

View Universal Tennis Academy's Website


Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth offers accelerated courses for academically advanced students in Kindergarten through 12th grade. SAVY (Summer Academy at Vanderbilt for the Young) offers academically advanced and gifted students entering grades 1-6 a fast-paced, accelerated curriculum taught by content experts. VSA (Vanderbilt Summer Academy) is a residential academic program for gifted and academically advanced students entering grades 7-12 that offers accelerated courses, dynamic recreational activities, and the opportunity for advanced students to learn from content experts and each other within a supportive environment. For more information, please visit or call 615.322.8261.              

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Wealthy Habits

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Wealthy Habits is a camp that both you and your student will love and best of all, we will be on Emory’s Campus in July. Competition and fun while learning makes our Financial Literacy Summer Camp one of a kind. Kids learn how to make wise financial decisions and the importance of practicing Wealthy Habits early.

Use code: EMORYEXPO for an extra 10% off your registration! Hurry for the Early Bird Special as well

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Zone of Light Studio

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Zone of Light Studio offers 11 unique art-themed weekly programs that are so much fun we have children coming back year after year! These programs are designed for those with a passion for creativity, love of nature, appreciation for beauty, and a need for non-stop fun. Low ratio, with certified teachers and artists. Conveniently located near Emory. Programs are for ages 5-15, and run from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily, with Extended Care available.            

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Zoo Atlanta                        

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Join us at Zoo Atlanta this summer for an exploration of all things WILD! From pandas to parrots to pine snakes, young explorers will be immersed in hands-on, minds-on learning while having fun! Zoo Atlanta’s Safari Camp: Summer Session is the perfect summer break experience for children ages 4 to 17. Select an individual week that fits in your summer plans, or spend the entire summer.

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