Summer Camps in & around Louisville 2014: General Camps

Family Adventure Day
Grandmother Power at Ali Center

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Experience the magic of JCC Summer Camp where there is something for every child.
JCC Summer Camp offers traditional camp for children 2 years through 9th grade with arts & crafts, sports, free swim, swim lessons and more!
Children 2 years old receive private swim lessons twice a week, children 3 and 4 years old receive group swim lessons three times a week and children in Kindergarten through 3rd grade receive group lessons daily.
Specialty camps are also offered which include: Football, Soccer, Theatre, Dance, Horseback Riding, Lego, Sailing and more. All specialty camps enjoy a daily swim.
Young Leader Camp offers a 1 to 3 week experience for students entering 7th – 9th grade. This camp encompasses community service, counselor in training and fieldtrips. Young Leader camp is a great way to earn Pledge 13 and Beta Club hours.
The beautiful JCC campus includes two outdoor pools, baseball and soccer fields, basketball courts, as well as indoor gymnasiums, auditorium and more! Call for a brochure and additional information.
3600 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville, KY 40205 • 502.459.0660 •

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Camp Loucon

As you make plans for this summer consider Camp Loucon. It is a safe, friendly environment where one can make new friends, experience genuine community, have fun, be challenged, be in nature, learn about the message of Jesus Christ, and experience God’s unconditional Love! Loucon is not just about fun. It is also about developing and furthering one’s faith. It is about helping you to be who God created you to be. Loucon exists to share the Love & Message of Jesus! Loucon offers opportunities for 2nd-12th graders. Loucon is located on 679 acres bordering Nolin Lake. Find out more at Please contact us by calling 270-242-7160 or e-mailing at We hope you’ll join us this summer!
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Hwang’s Martial Arts
Hwang’s Martial Arts summer camp is an all-inclusive enrichment program where kids have fun as they get in shape, build leadership skills and develop positive attitudes.
Camp provides basic Taekwondo lessons plus bi-weekly field trips to area attractions like the Louisville Zoo, local pools and parks. Students form long-term friendships as they develop important life skills — all in a fun, positive environment.
Come for one week or stay for all weeks! Drop off times are between 7:30 A.M. and 9:00 A.M. Pick up is between 5:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. For more info visit us at and connect at

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Kentucky Humane Society 

The Kentucky Humane Society offers fun-filled summer camps for children and teens: Lifelong Friends (ages 6-12), Wags & Whiskers (ages 6-12) and Animal Advocates (ages 12-16). The week-long camps June-August provide age-appropriate enrichment activities, time with our shelter pets and a barking good time! Give your child the gift of better understanding companion animals. KHS camps are fun, positive and informative. Visit or contact Education Manager Valerie Merrifield for more info, 502-515-3149 or

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 The Fun keeps rolling all summer long at KaZoing! Our flexible camps work with your schedule. Drop your kids for a half day, all day or all summer. Plus, our small camp size allows kids to have a great time without feeling overwhelmed. Every day at KaZoing! includes jumping, art, games, play and much more. Themes include: Science Boom, Monster Mash, Medieval Fun, Diva for the Day and more. Visit us at for more details.

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YMCA Day Camp
The Y offers day camp in over 30 locations in three counties for children from ages 3 to 16. Y campers take part in imaginative activities and field trips that nurture their spirits, challenge their minds and strengthen their bodies. Your child will enjoy summer activities including sports, swimming and arts and crafts and learn the importance of healthy choices and staying active. Register by May 7 and receive a free backpack. Visit or call 502-587-9622 for more information.
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YMCA Camp Piomingo

The YMCA of Greater Louisville’s premier overnight camp offers coed programs for children ages 6 to 16. Nestled in the beautiful woods of Otter Creek Outdoor Recreational Area, Camp Piomingo builds self-esteem, promotes friendship and instills in your child an appreciation of nature – all in a safe, fun and nurturing environment. Activities include swimming, bicycling, archery, arts and crafts and of course the traditional final campfire. Camp starts the week of June 15. Register today at or call 800-411-5822 for more information.

Tune into our podcast about Camp Piomingo

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Montessori School of Louisville 
Mix children, the arts and some fresh air, and you have a recipe for summer fun! Come and enjoy a variety of programs which develop a positive self-concept, including Yoga one afternoon each week. Each camp program is planned thematically, with off-site field trips organized over the course of the summer. Destination Discovery is a safe, nurturing, educational program for children ages 3 – 10 years. Call to receive your Destination Discovery information package – (502) 640-8585 or e-mail
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 Let your dreams take center stage!
June 16 – July 18

The Louisville Ballet School offers workshops for children just beginning their journey as well as those who have a growing passion for dance. Classes are designed to develop coordination, musicality, and kinetic awareness while instilling a love for dance and the arts. Sessions available for children ages 3 – 16. Cost: $65 – $425

Louisville Ballet School, 4121 Shelbyville Road
502.583.3150, ext. 245

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Rauch Planetarium   
Summer camps at the Gheens Science Hall & Rauch Planetarium plunge kids into exciting projects and activities, sparking a life-long love of science. Robyn S. sent her kids to us last summer – here’s her feedback: “My children have said it was their favorite camp this summer so far. They LOVED it, learned a TON and now want to spend time outside looking at the sky.” Click here for camp descriptions and registration information.

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Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve

 Monday, June 23 – Thursday, June 26, 2014 9 am to 2 pm Join us for another 4 days of fun! Hiking, nature crafts, tie dye, games, archery, BB guns – every day is an adventure. Campers entering 1st grade to entering 6th grade will enjoy nature packed days. 8 camper spaces left so Register NOW Registration form available at

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All About Kids

All About Kids Sports Center offers a safe, affordable, quality day camp with caring, responsible staff. We offer new themes and FUN every week, plus a flexible schedule offering full days and half days! Every week also features swimming, gymnastics, dance, martial arts and cheer! Campers must be four years old or older to attend and are split by age. They are given the opportunity to swim everyday in our heated, indoor pool!

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Robotics camps at Bricks & Minifigs in Middletown!
June 16th-20th ages 7-9
June 23rd-27th ages 10-12
June 30th-July 4th ages 7-9
July 7th-11th ages 10-12
July 14th-18th ages 10-12
July 21st-25th ages 10-12

Call 502-709-2402 to sign up and get more information.

In Alphabetical Order

American Heritage Girls Summer Camp Must be part of a group, contact for more details. 
Camp HiHo for 5-13 year olds. 
Camp Invention Hands on science fun. June 24-June 28. For children entering grades 1-6. $220.
Camp Quality Kentuckiana A camp for children who have cancer, as well as their families. 
Cedar Ridge Camp Tra­di­tional day camp and overnight camps. $169-$659/week. 
Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve Nature Camp! June 16-19. 9-2. 1st-6th grades.  
EP Tom Sawyer State Park offers camps in June & July. For more information contact the Recreation Office at 429-7270. 
Frazier Museum Camp for rising 1st graders through 6th graders, 9:00 – 4:00. $190/week. Variety of options in June, July, and August. 
Jefferson Memorial Forest – summer camps for ages 5-15
Kentucky Science Center Grades Pre K-8, June 2-August 12, Our campers will enjoy flashy demos, science filled activities and a movie experience all about “science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics.
Lions Camp Crescendo Multiple camp options for children with certain disabilities, children in foster care, and options for church and band camps. 
Louisville Classical Academy – Various camps in June and July. Ages 7-12. $60-$145 for half or full day.

Louisville Nature Center – Day camp for ages 4-12 providing lots of hands-on learning about the local wildlife and habitats found in Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve 

Louisville Zoo – Variety of day camps throughout the summer, half and full day options in June, July, and August for kids in grades 1-7. $130/half day, $200/full day per week. 
My Gym – June 17-July 31. 1-4 pm. Ages 2.5-8. $25/day.

Oldham County YMCA: variety of programs 

Passionist Earth and Spirit Center Odyssey Camps Art, yoga, science experiments, exploring nature. Morning and all day options in June. $90-$180.

Rocksport – rock climbing daycamp 

Sew Much Fun Age 11 & Up 
Smiley Camp 9:30 – 2 for 6 weeks (2 consecutive 3-week sessions) beginning in mid-June 
YMCA of Southern Indiana Many options available.
KCD Open House
Papa Johns Pizza
Louisville Zoo Halloween

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