Day and Overnight Summer Camps in Huntsville and North Alabama

Whether you are looking for a day camp option (whole day or half-day) or your child is ready for an exciting sleepaway camp experience, you’ll find it here.

Nature Rangers Camp at Burritt

naturerangerPrice(s): $165-$195 (discounts available for members)
Dates: June 4-July 27
Ages: Rising 1-6th grades
Phone: 256-536-2882
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Burritt camps are back to provide your child with a summer full of learning and laughter! Each week of camp revolves around a different theme. These camps are open to children who have completed grades K-5 and are led by Burritt’s CPR-certified staff. Each camp day runs from 9:00 to 2:00. You may also choose to register for our extended day option ($12/day) with drop-off available as early as 7:45 a.m. and pick-up as late as 5:30 p.m


YMCA Camp Cha-La-Kee

heart-of-valley-ymca-logo-6d13ff82787cf778Dates: Summer 2018
Ages: 7-16
Price(s): varies
Phone: 256-705-9622 ext. 329
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Since 1957, YMCA Camp Cha-La-Kee has been serving young people ages 7-15 with an unforgettable day and overnight camping experience.  We employ caring, fun loving and dynamic camp counselors whose focus is on safety, relationship building and fun. Our 61-acre campus, located on Lake Guntersville, provides a beautiful scenery that provides engaging and exciting traditional camp activities. Campers leave our camp with new friendships, more self-confidence and an increased independence they can use at home, school and in the community.


Valley View Ranch Equestrian Camp

Price(s): $2000-$3500/week
Dates: June 3 – August 3
Ages: 8-17
Phone: 706-862-2231
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Horse lovers’ paradise since 1954! A’top Lookout Mountain, for 50 girls, 8-17;
1 to 9 weeks, 600 acres, English, Western, Barrels, Vaulting, and Trails. CHA instructors teach beginner to advanced riders. Spend 4-6 hours daily with your OWN camp horse. The Jones family are third generation horse lovers, camp administrators, and equine educators making girls dreams come true!


Pine Ridge Day Camp

Price(s): $358 for 1 week; $697 for 2 weeks
Dates: May 28-August 3
Ages: 4 yrs to 8th Grade
Phone: 256-778-9999
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American Camp Association Accredited Camp. Free time for children can mean one of two things: the usual everyday dullness of the indoors, or the place for fun and adventure – Pine Ridge Day Camp! Allow your children to make an escape guaranteed to provide excitement and loads of wholesome fun. Activities include zip-lining, horseback riding, swimming, canoeing, fishing, and more!


Camp Juliette Low

Price(s): $940 for 1 week | $1850 for 2 weeks
Dates: June 2-July 28 (1 & 2 week sessions)
Ages: 7-17
Phone: 770-428-1062
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Platform tents, outdoor adventure, traditional camping, fun and friendship! Camp Juliette Low (CJL) provides girls with exciting, outdoor experiences that foster self-confidence, promote teamwork, encourage independence, and develop leadership skills. At CJL, campers will find a place where they can be themselves, make life-long friends, learn new skills, and enjoy the outdoors. CJL is located on Lookout Mountain, and was founded in 1922 by Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts. Today, CJL operates independently from the Girl Scouts and is open to all girls ages 7-17.


Camp Maranatha

Price(s): $300-$500/week
Dates: June 3 – July 27
Ages: Grades K-12
Phone: 256-574-4539
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Camp Maranatha is a non-denominational Christian Camp located on beautiful lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, AL. We have day camp designed for children going into Kindergarten through those going into 5th grade, our day camps offer a serious taste of what Maranatha has to offer without the overnight stay. Come enjoy camp activities like canoeing, kayaking, crafts, games, and other fun, and let our busses handle the pickup and return trips! For a more traditional sleep-away camp experience, our overnight residential camps are available for rising 3rd-8th graders. Enjoy our lakefront, pool, craft, and small group activities by day, and our fantastic climate controlled cabins by night.


Madison Academy Summer Camp

Price(s): $200 per week
Dates: June 4-July 20
Ages: 4 yrs to 6th Grade
Phone: 256-469-6409
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Madison Academy’s Summer Camp is an exciting all-day summer experience that offers exploration in the arts, STEM, and sports. We offer a different theme every week ranging from CSI activities, to Robotics, to Arts, to Inventions! For a small additional fee, you may also sign up for sports such as Basketball, Football, Soccer, Tennis, Track, or Baseball. We are open from 7:15-5:30, so come have a blast with us this summer! Early Bird Discount price $185.00 if register by April 15th. 


Country Day School

Price(s): 4 weeks- $1095 and 8 weeks $1895
Dates: June 4-July 27
Ages: 5-12 years old
Phone: 256-837-5266
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At our Summer Nature Camp you can be sure that your child’s summer is an adventure filled with fun and excitement! Our goal is to provide a fun, relaxing and safe environment where kids can do the things they love in the good ole summer time!


Camp Invention

Price(s): $225
Dates: June 4-June 8 (Madison), June 18-22 (Priceville)
Ages: 5-12
Phone: 800-968-4332
Madison | Priceville

Camp Invention’s all-new summer program, Fast Forward, shows children that even the wildest and craziest ideas can become reality! Campers in grades K-6 will create a vehicle of the future, design a mechanical robot dog, and build futuristic dream homes. Local educators lead the week of fun, hands-on, STEM activities that encourage children to think big, explore their curiosity, and never give up! Register online or over the phone, using promo code MomsBlog25 to save $25 (expires 3/23) and MomsBlog15 to save $15 (expires 5/4).


Randolph School Summer Camps

Price(s): $125-$295
Dates: June 4- 29
Ages: 5-14
Contact: 256-799-6100
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Design the summer you want! Pick one class or make a full day of it throughout the month of June. The Randolph Summer Program is for any rising K-8 student interested in academic enrichment, skill development, and just plain fun! Classes are taught by Randolph faculty, staff, and coaches. Our multi-sensory approach is designed to reach each age group at varying levels of skill. Children will enjoy an interactive environment that challenges them to apply critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity. All camps are open to the general public. You do not need to be a Randolph student to attend.


Camp in the City

Price(s): $270
Dates: July 9-13
Ages: Rising 1st-6th
Contact: marcus.elliott@frbc.org
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We’ll be dancing, cheering, and jumping each and every day, Monday through Friday, in the most incredible week of your child’s summer. From amazing counselors and hilarious skits to thrilling activities and awesome Bible studies, 1st-6th grade campers are sure to have a blast!


More Day and Overnight Camps

Appleton Summer Labs – View Website

Camp Juliette Low – View Website

Camp Quest Natchez Trace – View Website

Childcare Network – View Website

Country Day Summer Camp – View Website

Columbia Elementary Summer Daycare – View Website

Camp Gan Israel – View Website

Camp St. Bernard – View Website

Dixon Stables Mini Horse Day Camp – View Website

Hampton Cove Preschool Summer Camp – View Website

Harvest Youth Club – View Website

Maranatha Day and Overnight Camps – View Website

North Star Camp for Boys – View Website

Oak Meadows Stables Horse Camp – View Website

Pine Ridge Day Camp – View Website

Primrose Summer Camp – View Website

Randolph Summer Camp – View Website

Riverview Camp for Girls – View Website

Sumatanga Day Camp – View Website

Swift Nature Camp – View Website

Time to Tour and Travel – View Website

U.S. Space & Rocket Center Day Camps – View Website

Up a Creek Adventure Day Camp – View Website

WinShape Camps Huntsville, AL – View Website

WinShape Camps Madison, AL – View Website

YMCA Summer Day Camp (Hogan & Southeast Y) – View Website

This guide will be updated frequently so check back for new camps added each week! And don’t forget to check out the other camps listed in our 2018 SUMMER CAMP GUIDE including:
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