Soirée Kids: Summer Camp Guide 2024

Cooking classes, outdoor expeditions, even Taylor Swift dance sessions — here’s how to make this the best summer yet.


ACCESS Academic Prep Summer Camp

500 N. Mississippi St., Little Rock | 501.217.8600 | accessgroupinc.org/summer

Academic Prep Summer Camp

Dates: June 11-27, July 16 – Aug. 1
Ages: rising 1st & 2nd grade (July session only), rising 3rd-5th grade (June session + optional extension of July)
Cost: $575-$995

Dive into the world of phonemic awareness and phonics and set your child up for a successful start to the new academic year.


The Anthony School

7700 Ohio St., Little Rock | 501.225.6629 | anthonyschool.org/summer.aspx

Summer Adventures Day Camp

Dates: June 3 – July 26
Ages: rising pre-K4 – 4th grade (pre-K4 and kindergarten attendees must be enrolled at TAS)
Cost: $230/week

Day campers will enjoy water play, crafts, science experiments, fitness and physical activity and more.

Enrichment Camps

Dates: June 3 – July 26 (varies weekly)
Ages: rising pre-K4 – 9th grade
Cost: varies 

Your child can enjoy a variety of activities: science, drama, art, cooking and much more.


Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts Youth Studio Series

501 E. Ninth St., Little Rock | 501.372.4000 | arkmfa.org

Dates: June 23 – July 26
Ages: rising K-12th grade
Cost: $168-$184 members / $210-$230 non-members

Build your budding artist’s personal summer camp schedule using AMFA’s weekly half-day and full-day class options to explore drawing, painting, acting, playwriting and more. For half days, sign your student up for either a morning class (9 a.m. – noon) or an afternoon class (1-4 p.m.). For full days, register for both a morning and afternoon class. Your student will bring their lunch and enjoy a supervised lunch break on the Art Lawn between classes.


Ballet Arkansas Summer Camps

520 Main St., Little Rock  | 501.223.5150 | balletarkansas.org/spring-summer-camps

Story Time Dance Camp

Dates: June 10-14, 17-21, 24-28
Ages: 4-6
Cost: $175

From “Sleeping Beauty” to “Swan Lake,” this camp includes dance classes and storytelling centered around the most beloved fairy tales and classical ballets. Includes performance for family.

Junior Intensive

Dates: June 10-14, 17-21
Ages: 7-9
Cost: $250

Fun-filled weeks of dance training taught by professional dancers of BA. Make new friends, perfect technique, learn choreography in a variety of dance disciplines and perform for families and friends. 

Summer Intensive & Summer Intensive Boot Camp

Dates: July 8-12, July 22 – Aug. 2
Ages: 10-21
Cost: $400-850

Train in multiple disciplines with a distinguished faculty consisting of the artistic staff and dancers of BA and celebrated guests at the UA-Little Rock Center of Performing Arts.


Camp Aldersgate Overnight Summer Camps

2000 Aldersgate Road, Little Rock | 501.225.1444 | campaldersgate.net

Medical Camps

Dates: weeklong sessions June-July
Ages: 6-18 (varies by camp) 
Cost: sliding scale based on income

Providing traditional camp activities in an inclusive environment for children with various medical conditions such as muscular dystrophy, spinal disorders, diabetes and hearing impairments.

KOTA Camps

Dates: June 16-21, 23-28
Ages: 6-18
Cost: sliding scale based on income

Children with intellectual, developmental and/or physical disabilities are encouraged to bring a sibling or friend to experience camp in a fun and inclusive environment.

Young Adult Camp

Dates: July 28 – Aug. 2
Ages: 19-35
Cost: sliding scale based on income

At this new session, young adults with intellectual, developmental and/or physical disabilities are invited to enjoy camaraderie and adventure.


Episcopal Collegiate School

1701 Cantrell Road, Little Rock | 501.372.1194 | episcopalcollegiate.org/campus-life/summer

Discovery Day

Dates: June 3 – Aug. 2
Ages: 3 – rising 6th grade
Cost: varies

Experience Discovery Day Camp offerings such as Wilderness Wonder, Make a Splash and Lego Land.

Athletic & Enrichment Camp Super Sessions

Dates: June 3 – Aug. 2
Ages: 3 – rising 12th grade
Cost: varies

These sessions are an engaging extension of Summer at the E.


Ferncliff

1720 Ferncliff Road, Little Rock | 501.821.3063 | ferncliff.org

Overnight Camp

Dates: June 9 – Aug. 2
Ages: 6-18
Cost: $535-$695

Ferncliff offers a week of camp activities, faith development and tightknit small group experiences.

Day Camp

Dates: June 10 – Aug. 9
Ages: 6-13
Cost: $289-$339

At Ferncliff, campers explore nature, try new things, grow their faith and have a blast.


Lake Nixon

18500 Cooper Orbit Road, Little Rock | 501.744.8845 | lakenixon.com

Dates: June 3 – Aug. 9
Ages: 6-14 (K-8th grade)
Cost: $295/week or $225/week (middle school program $25 more/week)

Find friendship and outdoor fun in a great setting just minutes away. Register for a week at a time. Bus transportation and extended morning and afternoon hours available.


Little Rock Climbing Center

12120 Colonel Glenn Road, Ste. 7000, Little Rock | 501.227.9500 | littlerockclimbing.com

Dates: June 3-7 & 10-14, July 15-19 & 22-26
Ages: 7-12
Cost: $160

Summer camps at LRCC are for children ages 7-12. Day camps are from 9 a.m. to noon, where kids will learn the fundamentals of climbing. Climbing is a sport that they can enjoy.


Little Rock Zoo

1 Zoo Drive, Little Rock | 501.661.7220 | littlerockzoo.com/learn/zoofari-day-camps/

Dates: June 3 – Aug. 2
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $225 members / $260 non-members

Join us for a wild and fun-filled time at Zoofari camp. Campers will experience up-close animal interactions, hands-on activities and make new friends while learning about wildlife and conservation.


Mathnasium

12800 Chenal Pkwy., Ste. 15, Little Rock | 501.522.9101 | mathnasium.com/summer-math-programs

Dates: June 1 – Aug. 31
Ages: 5-18
Cost: $399/month

Summer at Mathnasium allows students to keep up their math skills so they’re ready for new material in the fall. Three months of unlimited sessions with STEM activities and games.


Mid-America Science Museum

500 Mid America Blvd., Hot Springs | 501.767.3461 | midamericamuseum.org/programs/summer-camps/

Magic for Muggles

Dates: July 22-26
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $275

Experiment daily using real science with a magical theme.

Lights, Camera, Science

Dates: July 15-19
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $275

Explore animation, special effects and more, even making a movie of your own.

SmART Camp (STEAM)

Dates: June 24-28
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $275

Art is the foundation of curiosity. Learn how closely science and the arts are linked.


Muddy Pig Studio

11525 Cantrell Road, Ste. 912, Little Rock | 501.414.0804 | muddypigstudio.com

Dates: June and July TBA
Ages: 8-14
Cost: $295

Is your kiddo crazy about clay? We are, too. Our weeklong camp introduces campers to throwing, trimming and glazing their own work with help from instructors. Beginners welcome.


Museum of Discovery

500 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock | 501.537.3073 | museumofdiscovery.org/summer-camps/

Dates: June 3 – Aug. 2 (weeklong and daylong camps)
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $325 members / $350 non-members

Discovery Camps are the perfect mix of fun and educational for kids and include themes such as Mess Makers, Barbie Dream Camp, Candy Lab, Let’s Go Lego and more.


Painted Pig Studio

5611 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock | 501.280.0553 | paintedpigstudio.com

Dates: June and July TBA
Ages: 3-6 & 1st-8th grade
Cost: starting at $55

Lil’ Piggy Camps for ages 3-6, Camp PIG workshops and weeklong camps for grades 1-8. Projects include pottery, canvas, mixed media and clay. Let’s make some friends, memories and messes.


Rock City Dance Center

11525 Cantrell Road, Ste. 105, Little Rock | 501.225.6833 | rcdancecenter.com/littlerocksummer

Taylor Swift: My Dance Era Camp

Dates: June 17-20, Aug. 5-8
Ages: 3-10
Cost: $185

Calling all Swifties! Grab your bestie and let’s dance. Just be yourself, there’s no one better.

Olympic Spirit Camp

Dates: July 29 – Aug. 1
Ages: 3-10
Cost: $185

Kicking off the week with opening ceremonies, we will dance and bring home the gold.

Neon Color Wars Hip Hop Camp

Dates: July 15-18
Ages: 3-10
Cost: $185

Earn points for your team. Come dance with us and win the Color Wars crown.


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