2022 Guide to Birmingham Summer Camps


Welcome to the 2022 Guide to Birmingham Summer Camps! Are your kids counting down the days until summer vacation? Of course, moms know that there’s a direct correlation between school’s end and the increase in the usage of the word bored. Not this year! The Birmingham area has a plethora of amazing camp opportunities for kids of all ages and abilities. We would love to help you find the right fit for your young adventurers!

Tippi Toes Dance of Birmingham

Come along on a fantastical journey of the imagination with Tippi Toes Dance of Birmingham as we enjoy crafts and games, sing, learn all about being a princess and learn dances of course! Campers will enjoy activities such as making unicorn slime, acting out familiar fairy tales and stories, learning princess manners, making mermaid jewelry, learning several dances to a perform at the end of the week… and more! Our Hip Hop campers will even get to create their own choreography and tie dye “costumes” for a performance! Each camp theme is just a little different and offer unique experiences! Camps are for children 3-12. Space is limited.

Rainbows and Unicorns Fairy Tale Camp June 6-10 & June 13-17, Under the Sea Mermaid Camp June 20-24 & July 25-29, Tutus and Tiaras Princess Camp July 18-22, Hip Hop & Flip Flops June 27- July1


1221 Boundary Street

Birmingham, AL


Deer Run Camps & Retreats

Voted #1 by parents, Deer Run offers premier 1-week Overnight Camps for completed 3rd to 10th grades, 2-week Overnight Camps for completed 6th to 10th grades, plus 2-night Family Camps for all ages. During June and July, the 150-acre wooded valley comes alive with campers and families participating in exciting outdoor adventures, unplugging from their electronics, and connecting with each other to experience “Deeper Faith. Stronger Relationships. Greater Adventures.”

We also offer Family Camps as a way to get away from the busyness of your regular routine and spend focused time with each other to create long-lasting memories, share adventures, explore nature, and become powerfully united.

*Save on registrations: BHAMMOM75 for $75 off Overnight Camp and BHAMMOM25 for $25 off per person for Family Camp.

3845 Perkins Rd

Thompson’s Station, TN


Dawson Music Academy

Whether campers are new to music or have played an instrument for years, they will enjoy a music camp experience tailor made for them. Preschool and elementary campers enjoy a week of hands-on musical fun and learning activities. Elementary campers explore the instrument of their choice (guitar, piano, percussion, ukulele, violin, or voice) in small group instrument sessions with 6-10 campers who possess similar musical skills. In addition to musical exploration activities, campers also enjoy rec games, art electives, and fun team building activities. Register today to start your musical adventures!

1114 Oxmoor Road

Birmingham, AL


S.H.E. Camp

S.H.E Camp stands for Sisterhood, Humor, and Empowerment! This one-week day camp teaches girls empowerment skills through comedy and improv. Taught by SheCamp co-creator Jessica Antes and Julia Diferdinando. Both have extensive experience as actors, writers, comedians, and teachers, and both trained or have worked at Chicago’s prestigious The Second City (where many SNL actors, and noted comics and girl power icons Tina Fey and Amy Poehler trained!). See full bios and registration at https://www.girlspring.com/summer-camp/

For girls ages 9-12 and 13-16 – While the two sessions are similar in mission and goals, the older group will tackle more advanced comedic styles and activities while the younger group will be more imagination/play/and team work focused. Both sessions will conclude with a final virtual showcase open to family and friends.

$275 per student per session // 9 am – 4 pm // Homewood Library // lunch, snacks, and t-shirt provided // financial aid available

2101 Highland Avenue S., Ste 300

Birmingham, AL


iD Tech Camps for Kids & Teens

Register today for Summer 2022! We can’t wait for your child to walk the halls of their dream campus, bond with new friends and mentors, and experience the magic that’s made us the world’s #1 tech camp for over two decades. Held at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Weeklong and two-week sessions for ages 7-18 in coding, game dev, robotics, creative arts, and more. Virtual Tech Camps and online courses also available. 

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL


Highlands School

Highlands School’s Higher Degree of Learning does not end when the school year is over. We offer a quality summer program that includes challenging activities, talented teachers, and the great variety that you have come to expect from Highlands School.

All campers are welcome! Our Summer Camp is open to all students in the Birmingham-metro area, with some programs open to students entering 4K through the 11th grade. At Highlands, we offer unique opportunities, some specifically tailored to your child’s age group. We strive to offer camps and activities that will enable your child to continue to learn while having a great time!

Please note: all camps indicate the grade the child will be attending in the fall.

4901 Old Leeds Rd.

Birmingham, AL


Living River: A Retreat

Where is Living River? Living River is located one hour from Birmingham, outside of Montevallo. We are located on 440 acres of woodlands surrounded by 4 ½ miles of the Cahaba River. Our cabins and dining hall are air conditioned and only 8 years old.

What type of Camp is Living River? Living River Summer Camp is a residential (sleep-away) church camp.

What do you do at Living River Summer Camp? We stay in bunk cabins, have Bible study, canoe, kayak, and float in the river and lake, hike, do archery, play GaGa ball, fish, have camp fires with s’mores, play field games, sing for our supper, have a talent show, hunt for fossils, do crafts, earn Bible beads, grow in our faith, make friends, and have fun!

2000 Living River Parkway
​Montevallo, AL 35115


Mason Music

We get it. It’s overwhelming trying to plan what you’re going to do with your kids this summer. So we’re making it easy. 
Since Mason Music began in 2012, we have hosted thousands of campers at our studios. Our camps are tailored to your child’s age group and skill level to make sure they have something fun and educational to do while they’re out of school. Plus, our staff of professionally-trained musicians and teachers love working with kids on developing their talent and exploring their musical interests. 
3187 Cahaba Heights Road

Birmingham, AL


Camp SVS

All camp classes and activities are facilitated by Spring Valley faculty who are trained in a multi-sensory, whole-child approach to learning which accommodates all learning styles and strengths! ​

Mornings will be filled with writing/reading, multi-sensory math, and executive functioning classes. In the afternoon, campers will have art, STEAM, and environmental awareness.

​Please note: Camp is open to ALL kids, rising 1st – 8th grades, not only those with learning differences.

2701 Sydney Dr

Birmingham, AL


Camp Woodmont

Camp Woodmont is an overnight camp for boys & girls ages 6 to 14; located on Lookout Mountain, just 2 hours north of Birmingham. The summer camp experience provides cabin living, cool evenings around the campfire, creative counselors, new friends, talent/skit nights, and a close family-like atmosphere. Staff to camper ratio averages 1:5. Accreditation by the American Camp Association (ACA) and two generations of family management/ownership (70+ years combined experience) gives campers and parents a highly supervised program.

381 Moonlight Drive

Cloudland, GA


Summer Camps at Alabama School of Fine Arts

Make your summer count this year with summer camps at Alabama School of Fine Arts. A variety of camps in the arts and sciences are offered throughout June 2022. Camps for the young app designer and computer scientist to the budding visual artists to the next great musicians, poets, and novelists. ASFA also offers 3-week math intensives in pre-algebra or Algebra 1 for those looking to get ahead in math or brush up their skills before the next school year. Come create, learn and discover with ASFA’s award-winning faculty.

1800 Rev. Abraham Woods Jr Blvd

Birmingham, AL


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