Enjoy summer camp in Lexington and Central KY!  From art camps and dance camps to fishing fun and sports there are great camps all over Lexington and Central Kentucky throughout the summer.

Lexington Parks and Rec Summer Camps 2023

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Bluegrass Youth Ballet Kids Fun Arts Summer Camps 2023

Join Bluegrass Youth Ballet for an adventure-filled summer!Children will enjoy arts & crafts, ballet, music, and drama related to each week’s theme. The Little Mermaid FOR STUDENTS AGES 4-8 JUNE 12, 2023 – JUNE 16, 20239:00 AM – 12:00PM$150/WEEK Little Red Riding Hood FOR STUDENTS AGES 4-8 JUNE 19, 2023 ...
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Explorium of Lexington Summer Camps

The Explorium of Lexington has great summer camp options for kids grades K - 5! Join The Explorium of Lexington for a fun-filled summer of camps! This summer The Explorium Travel Agency is providing vacation packages for children ages enrolling in Kindergarten – 5th grade. Explorium tour guides will offer STEAM ...
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Lexington Parks and Recreation Summer Camps *Registration NOW OPEN

Lexington Parks and Recreation offers a great variety of camps all across Lexington! Registration Ready to register? Registration will open on Feb. 21, 2023 at 10 am. Click HERE to Register for Camp Registration will open Feb. 15, 2023, for summer camps. Please see the links, information, and tips below ...

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Camp Carnegie

Camp Carnegie is a series of six pre-professional, half-day camps for rising sixth through eighth grade students at the Carnegie Center. Experienced, passionate instructors lead fun, hands-on activities while field trips and visits with community leaders deepen learning experiences. Camps encourage summer learning and teach life skills or introduce campers to fascinating ...
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Lights, Camera, Strike-a-Pose Summer Camp

Join us at IMAGES Model & Talent Agency where we have been making Dreams Come True since 1977.  During our Strike-A-Pose day camp, your student will learn photo posing technique, facial expression and how to be confident in front of the camera.   Register your student by calling 859-273-2301 or email Images@ImagesModelAgency.com ...
Pre-College Academic Experience in Math and Science (PAEMS) Camp 2023

Pre-College Academic Experience in Math and Science (PAEMS) Camp 2023

The Georgetown College Pre-college Academic Experience in Math and Science (PAEMS) is a 13-day residential program that provides academically motivated sophomore (10th), junior (11th) and senior (12th) high school students with educational opportunities that are not normally available in secondary schools. Held on our beautiful campus in Georgetown, KY, PAEMS is designed primarily ...
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SOAR Summer Camp

Since 2002, Bethune Institute, an education and research organization has served over 900 K-6th graders and families in our SOAR (Scholars on Academic Rise) Academy After School and Summer Program. We provide a blend of academic, social and cultural enrichment, including STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Arts) and Literacy enrichment ...
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The Little Gym Summer Camps 2023

The Little Gym Summer Camps are here! Enroll your child for a 3-hour camp of play, adventure, and themed activities in their gymnastics program. Day camp at The Little Gym of Lexington East gives your kid the summer camp experience without the bug bites, poison ivy and week-long commitments. Combining ...
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University of Kentucky Volleyball Summer Camps

The University of Kentucky Volleyball team offers a variety of summer camp options for girls and boys! Find all skills camps, setter camps, serving camps and more! UK Volleyball Summer Camp Listings ONE DAY ALL SKILLS CAMP – June 1 & June 2 This one-day camp focuses on developing skills ...
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Zombie Camp

Join us at IMAGES Model & Talent Agency, an Acting & Modeling School serving Talent across Central Kentucky since 1977.  During ZOMBIE Camp, your student will learn to write a scene, cast roles & choose costumes. For the final class, students will present a short production for family & friends. 3 ...

*Please note some still do not have 2023 camp information available yet.

ACTivate Lexington

Voices Amplified empowers artists by generating brave and equitable spaces in arts education and theatre performance that amplify underrepresented voices and promotes inclusivity. We connect artists, arts educators and community members by inviting collaborative continued arts education.
Camp Ages 9 – 18

AKF Martial Arts

Develop greater self-control and boost self-confidence while learning self-defense, leadership skills and mixed martial arts in a fun, family friendly environment. 
Camp Ages 4 – 12

Aldersgate Summer Camp

Enjoy the beauty of Kentucky at Aldersgate. Located about an hour southeast of Kentucky they feature Christian summer camps with a variety of themes. These overnight camps feature hiking, crafts, ropes course, time at the creek or pool and more!
Camp ages Rising 3rd – 12th

Annie’s Answer Summer Horse Camp with Music Therapy

Annie’s Answer is a non-profit and the horse camps make healing and learning fun by utilizing Equine Assisted Therapy and Equine Assisted Learning. Camps will include music therapy segments offered by a board-certified music therapist in collaboration with the Equine-Assisted Learning.
Camp Ages 3 years – young adult

Aviation Summer Camps

Students will learn a wide range of aviation lessons, including flight sim, navigation, and aeronautics.
Camp Ages 10 – 17

Bluegrass Christian Camp

Offering Day Camps and Overnight Camps
Camp Ages 5 – 8th Grades

Bluegrass Youth Ballet Summer Kids Fun Art Camps & Summer Intensives

Kids Fun Arts Camps: Join Bluegrass Youth Ballet for an adventure-filled summer!
Children will enjoy arts & crafts, ballet, music, and drama related to each week’s theme. Camp Ages 4 – 8
Summer Intensives: BYB welcomes males and females with a strong ballet background, who have a great love for dance, and who are not afraid to push themselves to the next level in a healthy and positive environment.  Camp Ages 8 and Up

The Bright Spot Learning Lab

The Bright Spot’s goal is to help individuals develop community and creativity around things they love in a fun and inclusive environment. Enjoy summer camps weeks focused on a variety of themes including Pop Up Books, Invention Camp, STEMventure Camp, Filmmakers Camp, and more!
Camp Ages 5 – 12

Camp Carnegie

Camp Carnegie is a series of six pre-professional, half-day camps for rising sixth through eighth grade students at the Carnegie Center.
Camp Ages Rising 6th, 7th, 8th Graders

Camp Horsin’ Around

At Camp Horsin’ Around, we are dreamers and big picture thinkers with the vision of providing a camping facility for children whose health is compromised or who have special needs.

Camp Redwood

Redwood Camp offers a hands-on, active-learning summer camp experience that aligns with the Redwood model of learning through play and exploration. Our discovery-driven, fun and engaging summer camp for children’s active minds and bodies is the perfect place for your child to spend their summer days!
Camp Ages Preschool – Rising 6th Grade

Camp Shalom

Camp Shalom strives to provide a safe, fun and positive environment that nurtures individual and community-based growth while enriching the lives of children from diverse Jewish backgrounds and affiliations. Established in 1968 with the goal of bringing together Jewish kids in central Kentucky for three (3) weeks of fun through an enriching experience.
Camp Ages 4 – 15

CREATE Art + Play

When school is out, fun is in at CREATE studio! Our unique camp is full of playful experimentation of art processes and materials. We encourage individual expression and imaginative exploration of each child’s artistic ideas. We offer half day (9-12) and full day options (9-4).
Camp Ages 4 – 11

Code Galaxy Online Summer Camp

‍Code Galaxy Virtual Summer Camps are an amazing opportunity for your kids to make new friends, create amazing projects, and learn the fundamentals of coding in a fun and memorable environment.
Ages 7 – 15

Cut & Paste Craft Studio

We are hard at work right now planning themes, dates and projects for our Summer 2023 Camps. You can expect 9 week-long 1/2 day morning camps, and many, many one-day, afternoon camps. Our themes will cover everything from animals to oceans, pets to Pokémon and will use every art and craft supply we can get our hands on. We will have Miss Delaney Cakes back again for cake and cupcake decorating camps.
Ages 5 & up

Dr. Kim’s Martial Arts Camp

Dr. Kim’s World Taekwondo Academy provides an awesome, fun, exciting, and educational summer camp experience for children in the Lexington community.
Activities include weekly themes such as K-wave week, martial arts Olympics week, archery week, breaking board week, anti-bullying & self-defense week, and much more. We also provide extra indoor and outdoor activities.  Students will enjoy field trips twice a week, including swimming at Palomar Club House, roller skating at Champs, movies at Movie Tavern, go-carts at Malibu Jack’s, and jumping at Sky Zone.
Camp Ages 5 – 12

Drama Llama Improv Camp

Enjoy Summer Theatre Camp with a Heroes and Villains Theme
Camp Ages 9 – 12

Earth and Art Play Club

Earth and Art Play club provides a unique and calming approach to exploring process art and nature play for tiny humans. With a goal of intrinsic motivation, we let children lead the way and encourage creative PLAY in outdoor environments.
Camp Ages 3 – 7

Explorium of Lexington

Explorium features a variety of themed summer camps all summer long!
Camp Ages Grades K – 5th

Fredrick Douglass Youth Soccer Camp

June 12th – 15th, 6pm – 8:30pm, All skill levels welcome, $125 per camper, Sibling Discount, Includes camp t-shirt and pizza party
Contact: fdhsgstreasurer@gmail.com to register
Camp Ages 5-13

Good Shepherd Summer Camp (Frankfort)

Enjoy summer camps for Preschool – Elementary ages.
Camp Ages 3 – 5th Grade

Good Shepherd Day School Summer Camp

Summer Camp 2023 will run for seven weeks – June 12 through July 28, Monday – Friday from 8 am – 1 pm
Camp Ages 3 – 9

Hoop Dreams Summer Basketball Camp

Help Your Player Take Their Game to the Next Level With Top-Notch Instruction.
Camp Ages Grades 1st – 8th

Images Modeling Agency Summer Camps

Enjoy Lights, Camera, Strike a Pose camp and Zombie Camp this summer. Camps are held in June and July. Contact 859-273-2301 or images@imagesmodelingagency.com for information.

Inkspire Writing Camp

Fun. Learning to ask questions. Fun. Listening more deeply. Fun. Becoming more creative. Fun.  Developing curiosity.  Fun.
Camp Ages Grades 3rd – 12th

ImpactU at Asbury University

Join us this summer for one (or two) residential high school camps that focus on a variety of content areas. Students choose one subject area to study for the entire week and enjoy academic sessions led by experienced faculty and talented college students multiple times each day. Students will get a five-day, college-like experience that includes all food, lodging, supplies, evening activities and hands-on exploration of an academic area in the context of a Christian community.
Camp Ages  High School Students

InnOVATION Arts Summer Camps

We work to offer dynamic performance opportunities to our students wherein they can apply their learned skills, grow in knowledge and experience, and cultivate imagination and empathy.
Camp Ages 3 – 18

K-Readiness Camp

Provide your child the opportunity to learn at K-Ready Camp. Designed for children ages 4 to 6, campers learn kindergarten-readiness and friendship skills in an inclusive, diverse, and supportive environment. Applied Behavioral Analysis graduate students and UK College of Education faculty, including a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, oversee camp. Children take part in a variety of small-group activities such as art, snack, reading, and more.
Camp Ages 4 – 6

K State 4-H Summer Camps

4-H fosters a “learn by doing” approach. Activities, events, and programs are centered around three program areas: science, healthy living, and citizenship.
Camp Ages Middle School and High School

Kentucky History Center and Museums Summer Camp

Make, play, and investigate your way through history at our signature week-long program for ages 6-12. Participants explore KHS exhibits, meet special guest speakers, collaborate with new friends, create art inspired by history, and engage in hands-on games and activities. With small class sizes, quality supplies, and top-notch teachers, campers will have a great time learning about Kentucky history.
Camp Ages Rising 1st – Rising 6th Grade

Legacy Sports Camps

It’s time to jump, flip and run into an extreme-ly fun summer! Legacy’s Summer camp is chalk-­full of gymnastics, dance, ninja, and all-­sports activities! Participants are asked to bring their own snacks, lunches and drinks. Join us for a week of fun, including a tie-dye activity included in enrollment!
Camp Ages TBA

Lexington Catholic Summer Camps

We invite you to our campus for a week of fun, filled activities. Camps include Soccer, Volleyball, Football, Archery, Engineering, and more!
Camp Ages vary for each camp

Lexington Children’s Theatre Summer Theatre School

The mission of Lexington Children’s Theatre’s Education Department is to provide students of all ages with the means to actively explore the beauty, diversity, complexity and challenges of the world around them through the dramatic process. We strive for our students to develop their own unique creative voice, their imagination, and their understanding of drama and its role in society. There are a variety of camps for different age groups as well as numerous themes throughout the summer.
Camp Ages 4 – 16

Lexington Tennis Club Summer Camps

Campers will be introduced to all tennis strokes as well as scorekeeping through drills and games. All skill levels welcome.
Camp Ages 6 – 10

Lexington Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation offers a variety of summer camps for many age groups. See each camp for specific age requirements.
Art Kids, Camp Kearney, Castlewood Community Center, Community Summer Teen Retreat, Dance Babies Camp, Dance Kids Camp, Equestrian Camp, ESP at ACE Elementary and Stonewall Elementary, Golf and Recreation, Kenwick Community Center, Outdoor Nature Camp, Tennis and Swim, Therapeutic Recreation, and Youth Football

Life Adventure Center Camps

Come join us on our beautiful 575-acre campus for a week packed with outdoor adventure experiences!
Camp Ages 5 – 15

Manners at the Farm Summer Camp

Manners at the farm camp is a program designed to empower children with confidence, poise and kindness! Our camps are offered as one, two days and one week. Each week is a different theme at the farm!
Camp Ages k – 4th Grade

Martial Arts USA

Kids will get the chance to seize the summer with exploration, a focus on character development through martial arts, education and field trips.
Camp Ages 5 +

MC Soccer Camps at EKU

Players of all levels will improve skills through dynamic activities and games in a stimulating environment. Groups will be organized by age and ability for all coaching sessions during the camp.
Camp Ages 5 – 12

Nike Boys Basketball Summer Camp at Transylvania University

Join Transylvania University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Brian Lane and the 2020 HCAC Champions in Lexington, KY in summer 2023 for serious fun! Offering two camp sessions for you to sharpen your fundamental skills and shooting technique – attend both back-to-back camps to really see your game take flight and set yourself apart from the competition.
Camp Ages 9 – 17

Nike Girls Basketball Summer Camp at Transylvania University

Head to Transylvania University in summer 2023 and train with the back-to-back HCAC Champions and Head Women’s Basketball Coach Juli Fulks! Choose either the shooting camp, complete skills camp, or both to elevate your game, make new friends, and have fun at this top Nike Girls Basketball Camp in Lexington, KY!
Camp Ages 8 – 17

Ninja Warrior Camp

Ultimate Ninja Athletics is proudly owned by 4x Ninja Warrior contestant, Brendan Kelly. Brendan uses his experience and enthusiasm for the activity to provide unique and thorough instruction during his classes.
Camp Ages 5 – 13

Pepperhill Farm Summer Camp

For more than 50 years, kids in the Bluegrass have called Pepperhill Farm their “home away from home.” Nestled in the rolling hills of Jessamine County, it’s close enough to Lexington to be convenient for parents, but just far enough out of town for campers to get a taste country life. Pepperhill Preschool students grow into Pepperhill summer campers, then become counselors, and eventually send their own children back to the place they love.
Camp Ages 2 – 14

Pre-College Academic Experience in Math and Science (PAEMS)

Now entering its 33rd year, PAEMS is a residential two-week program in mathematics and science for highly-motivated students entering their sophomore, junior, or senior years of high school. Held on the beautiful campus of Georgetown College in Georgetown, KY, participants preview college life as they work alongside Georgetown faculty to explore advanced topics in math and science.
Camp Ages 10th – 12th Grades

Premier Martial Arts

Premier Martial Arts has been voted “Best Martial Arts Training” in Lexington two years in a row by the Herald-Leader Readers’ choice Awards. Our caring staff makes sure that each student receives personal attention and encouragement while progressing at their own pace.
Our Summer Camps will be JAM-PACKED with FUN, ACTIVITIES, CRAFTS and of course…totally awesome MARTIAL ARTS!
Please contact hello@pmahamburg.com to receive a Summer Camp Info Packet
Camp Ages 5 – 12

River Hill Ranch Camp

Build loving relationships with God’s creation by providing an intimate, fun experience with it.
Camp Ages K – 8th

Rugged Research KY: Summer Nature Camp

Rugged Research is a fun and exciting nature-based outdoor education organization founded by Rocky Mountain Park Rangers designed to spark curiosity and wonder towards the natural world! We offer after school programs, spring/summer camps, and more for children ages 4-11. Kentucky has wondrously diverse ecosystems, which our program uses as a giant learning laboratory to help students fall in love with nature and learn about the impact of their actions on the environment.
Camp Ages 3 – 12

Sankofa University (West End Community Empowerment Project)

School-Age Program (Grades K – 9th) Expanding Learning Opportunities…Changing the WORLD!
Camp Ages 5 – 14

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Venture into a world of discovery with Shaker Village Explorer Summer Camp! Summer camp can be one of the most valuable experiences in a child’s life. Explorer Camp allows children ages 6-13 to learn new skills and make friends at one of the most spectacular National Historic Landmarks in the world.
Camp Ages 6 – 13

Soar Academy Summer Camp

We provide a blend of academic, social and cultural enrichment, including STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Arts) and Literacy enrichment.
Camp Ages K – 6th Grades

SPARK: Winnie the Pooh Summer Performance Workshop

Come join us in the Hundred Acre Wood, for two weeks of fun-filled singing, dancing, and acting, while working to put on a fully staged production of Winnie the Pooh Kids! Students will have the opportunity to audition for a role, learn musical skills, learn choreography, and come together to create an amazing show.
Came begins on June 5, 2023 and will run two weeks with performances on June 16 @ 7:00 PM & 17 @ 7:00 PM.
This is an all day camp Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Camp Ages 8 – 12

The Spotlight Acting School is a theatre school for children. Our purpose is to provide a creative environment for children who want to learn about performing on stage and to foster a life-long appreciation for the arts. The classes are designed not only to expose children to the various aspects of the theatre but also to teach them how to be comfortable in front of an audience which is a valuable skill for a lifetime.
Camp Ages Rising 1st Grade – Rising 6th Grade

Summer Camps at The Lexington School
Camp Curiosity, Gear Up, and The Summer Learning Center

Choose your own adventure and experience summer at The Lexington School. Your child can enjoy summer break on our 40-acre campus while exercising their body and brain.
Camp Ages 3 Years Old – 8th Grade

The Hearing & Speech Center Summer Camps

The Hearing & Speech Center offers a variety of summer camps for children:
“Big Kid” Summer Camp is for children who have finished kindergarten through second grade.
Language Stimulation camps (Lightning Bugs) for children receiving speech services through HSC or other providers. Must provide current evaluations and speech/language goals. Join our team for a variety of specialty camps engaging in language enriched activities centered around fun, summer themes. 8 different weeks with morning or afternoon sessions available. 
Camp Ages 3 – 8

The Living Arts and Science Center

Our full-day camps include time in the LASC, themed learning, activities and projects, and weather-permitting time for outdoor play on our beautiful grounds.
Camp Ages 5 – 18

Tippy Toes Dance Summer Camp

Tippi Toes seeks to develop a love of dancing in all children by creating a positive experience that promotes healthy living habits, helps
build self-confidence and a love for others. All Summer Camps will be held at The Ballroom House, 312 Southland Drive.
Camps are Tuesday-Friday, 9am-Noon, One Day Pop Ups fall on a Wednesday 9am-Noon. A variety of themes are offered.
Camp Ages 3 – 10

Top Seed Tennis Club

The TSTC Summer Tennis Camp is designed to challenge players of all levels and ages 4-18. Throughout the week, campers will be encouraged to enhance their strokes and strategies via group lessons, skill building drills, organized play, individual attention, target training, fitness routines and more.
All campers are carefully grouped by the Tennis Director based on skill level and age.
Camp Ages 4 – 18

University of Kentucky Athletics Sports Camps

The University of Kentucky offers a variety of summer camps in multiple sports.
Camp Ages Vary by Camp

University of Kentucky Volleyball Camps

The University of Kentucky Volleyball team offers a variety of camps for multiple ages groups.
Boys Camp, All Skills Camp, Serving Camp, Elite Prospect Camp, Setter Camp, Defense and Passing, Hitter Camp, and more!
Camp Ages Vary by Camp

University of Kentucky STEM Camps

The UK STEM Experiences is a collaboration among the UK Colleges of Education, Engineering, and Arts & Sciences. Our goal is to expose students to a variety positive learning experiences and career options in the STEM fields.
Camp Ages Grades 5 – 8

Walnut Hill Day School

As always, Walnut Hill offers “theme-based camps.” The camps have always been fantastic and the teachers do such a wonderful job. Our camps fill up quickly and have waiting lists. The children love coming and have so much fun! Camps are Monday through Thursday, (9am-1pm) for the months of June and July. You may enroll your child in as many camps as you wish, providing there are spots available. Each camp week is theme-based and incorporates fun, age-appropriate academic activities through games, arts and crafts, hands-on experiments, etc. It’s summer and children deserve a fun time!
Camp Ages 3 – 6

Wesley Woods Camp

Wesley Woods Camp is a Christian camp facility nestled in Clark County, Kentucky.  Young people who attend Wesley Woods Summer Camp will have an incredible experience they will never forget. Attending Wesley Woods, campers will gain a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and develop new friendships with other Christians their age. Activities during the week include: Bible Studies, swimming, hiking, fishing, canoeing, and worship around the campfire each evening.
Camp Ages K – 12th Grades

Yes Arts YAY Camp

Enjoy a variety of art themed summer camps for all ages! Preschool – 2nd grade themes include animals and messes, 3rd – 8th grade themes include miniature art and gaming, and high school camps feature specialized drawing instruction.
Camp Ages Preschool – 12th Grade

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