2021 Summer Camps & Activities Guide

March 11, 2021

It's that time of year again to start looking at Summer Camps, Classes, Activities, and more. Summer Camp encourages your kids to develop their own unique interests, learn amazing new skills, and build friendships. It reinforces independence, empowerment, and builds confidence. Whether you are looking for a full-time camp or just a week or two to entertain your kids you have come to the right place. See a camp your child would love? Click the pink link to learn more about what that camp offers. Ready to book? Please be sure to let them know you found them on Macaroni Kid! 

Summer Camps and classes will be added in the following weeks, so be sure you bookmark this page and check back often.  

Treetop Adventures on Lake Hickory 
Kids 7 - 13 will enjoy aerial adventure, environmental hiking, water activities, outdoor games, crafts, team building activities.
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Art Buzz Kids Summer Camp with Wine and Design
is helping kids ages 5-12 create summer memories and masterpieces. Choose between 5 weeks of fun and educational art activities that correlate to the theme of the week. Half-day options are available as well!
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Camp Invention | National Inventors Hall of Fame 
Fuel the imagination of your future world-changer with our innovative and FUN hands-on STEM experience, now with in-person OR at-home options available! Register today with peace of mind and the flexibility to change your preference later. Plus, your child will love what's in store this year!

2021 Summer Camp Guide Sponsored in part by:
Defy Hickory

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Squirt Camp: Half Day Camp program for 3-5-Year-Olds (Hickory Location Only)
Traditional Full Day Summer Camp & Sports Camps for 5-12-year-olds
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Camp Timberlake for Boys 
This sleep-away camp for boys strives to provide a summer of fun and recreation while helping young men develop mentally, physically, and spiritually.
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Hickory Crawdads Barkley Baseball Camp 
Summer camps for children ages 5-14 teaching the proper fundamentals of all aspects of baseball.
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Carolina Caring and Rising Hope Farms
have teamed up once again to offer The Brighter Days Children’s camp.  The half-day experiences will allow kids to interact with other children who have also lost someone close to them.  The first camp will be offered on June 17th for children ages 5-10 who have completed kindergarten.  The second camp will be on July 15th for children 11 and up.
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Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina ~ Our Big Backyard Summer Camp
Free summer camp for children ages 6-12. Campers will participate remotely as well as optional in-person activities that focus on environmental awareness, art and creativity, healthy food choices, and outdoor activities. Spots are limited, and campers are accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis.
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Town of Maiden - Mini Summer Camps
Game on Sports Camp  | Volley Ball Camp | Basketball Camp 
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