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2019 Summer Camps and Programs in Hickory Area

Have fun all summer long with these great camps and programs!

February 16, 2019

Secure your child's place at these amazing camps.  You will feel relieved knowing your kid's summer is full of enriching, entertaining experiences!  

We have partnered with some fantastic camps in the area and put together a list of great places and activities for your child(ren) to enjoy over summer vacation. From music to theatre, science to arts and crafts, enrichment to sports, you are sure to find something wonderful for your kids in our Summer Camp Guide!

Watch this space for more camps and info as warmer months draw nearer!  And, as you reach out and sign-up for the camps, be sure to tell them you saw them on Macaroni Kid! 



NCCET Innovation Camps
Summer learning opportunities in S.T.E.M. related disciplines for rising 3rd to 12th-grade students. Come design, build, create & innovate

AR Workshop Hickory ARt Camps
Creative and crafty summer camps for ages 8 - 14.  Create DIY projects and a custom DIY camp tee shirt


Treetop Adventure Camp on Lake Hickory
Outdoor adventure camp for ages 7 - 13.  Glide through treetops, hike, swim, and more
YMCA of Catawba Valley Summer Camps (Hickory)
YMCA of Catawba Valley Summer Camps (Shuford) 
YMCA of Catawba Valley at Sherrils Ford   (Rehobeth UMC)  
YMCA of Catawba Valley at Morganton (WPCC)  
A variety of traditional day camps, sports camps, preschool camps and Leader-In-Training Camps for ages 3-16

Hickory Ballet and Performing Arts Camp
Dance and performance camp or ages 4 through 12th grade
CVCC Summerscapes   
All-day old-fashioned fun camp for rising 1st graders through 12 years old
Ann Freeman Dance Academy Dance Experiences 
Summer dance experiences for ages 3-9 years old, with a variety of types of dance
Foothills Gymnastics Summer Camps 
Gymnastics and tumbling camps, plus field trip options and more for ages 3+

Camp DEFY
Move, jump and explore at this non-stop camp for ages 5-12

 
St Stephens Lutheran Summer Blast
A full week camp for K through rising 6th graders in a fun, Christian environment

Art Buzz Kids Art Summer Camp at Wine & Design Hickory 
Keep the Kids, ages 5-12 years old, busy making memories and masterpieces this summer with whole week and one day options



Catawba County 4-H Summer Spark  
Sponsored by North Carolina Cooperative Extension and providing day classes and trips designed to encourage youth to learn new things, develop new skills, and explore new interests for ages 5 and up.

Camp Ginger Cascades & Camping with Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont      
Overnight resident and day camp programs for girls rising 1st-12th graders.  Operated by Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont with a lake, swimming pool, climbing wall, archery range and natural cascades for sliding fun.

Catawba Science Center Summer Fun   
11 Weeks of hands-on science camps for youth Pre-K (4+) to rising 9th grade.



Sipe's Orchard Home Huckleberry Camp FILLED FOR 2019
All-day old-fashioned fun camp for rising 1st graders through 12 years old


🐓Crowing Creek Farm Camp
Farming, nature, and horticulture camp is for ages 4-14 and led by a certified teacher.

🏀 Greater Hickory Metro Basketball Camp
A camp that gives children with various skill levels the chance to learn the fundamental skills of basketball through drills and games.

💪 Stretch-n-Grow Summer Camp
A fun three-day camp for ages 3-6 to learn dance and fitness!

⚾ Hickory Crawdads Baseball Camp
A four-day camp that includes instruction from Crawdads players to work on different skills such as hitting, fielding grounders, footwork, catching popups, and more.

🎨  Hickory Museum of Art Summer Art Camps
10 weeks of art camps for children ages 4-14 with more than 19 different camp themes!

🏀 Everick Sullivan Youth Coed Basketball Camp
A camp for Kindergarten through rising 8th grade boys and girls to develop basketball skills under college players and coaching staff. 

👨‍🎨 Newton-Conover Auditorium Summer Day Camp
Music, art and fun for Kindergarten through rising 6th graders, including ukulele, drums, fused glass, pottery, art and more!

🥁 Rick Cline's Steel Drum and African Drumming Workshops
Percussionist Rick Cline's Annual Steel Drum and African Drumming workshops for beginners; no experience required.

🚀 Camp Invention with the National Inventors Hall of Fame®
A nationally acclaimed summer program for children in grades K-6, where STEM concepts come to life.

🍀 Burke County 4-H Summer Fun
Sponsored by North Carolina Cooperative Extension and providing day classes and trips designed to encourage youth to learn new things, develop new skills, and explore new interests for ages 5 and up.

🎵 Hickory Choral Society Children's Choral Camp
A one-week, half day choral camp for rising 4th-6th grade students to gain basic choral fundamentals.

🏆Hickory Parks & Recreation Sports & Fitness Camp
A one-week camp that will focus on sportsmanship, teamwork, health concepts and fitness.

🏐 Town of Maiden Parks and Recreation Camps
Four camps--LEGO, Small Foot Movie, How to Train Your Dragon Movie, and Volleyball--offered by the Town of Maiden, NC

💕 Brighter Days Children's Bereavement Camp
A free, one-day camp for children ages 6-18 who have recently loss a significant loved one.


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