We know that finding summer camps in Indy is on the top of every mom’s list of things to figure out. While summer in Indianapolis can be truly magical we KNOW as moms that it can also be a frustrating time where you are struggling to piece together childcare and entertainment week by week and month by month. We hope that this guide to summer camps in Indy provides the insight that you need to plan a fun and stress free summer for all!
Orchard Summer Camps are about having fun, making new friends and having fantastic experiences. The Orchard School’s Summer Camp offers half-day and full-day options with varied experiences that provide the thrill of adventure, foster creativity, solidify a love of learning and give opportunities to make new friends. Campers can choose camps outdoors, in the gym, on the field or in the classroom. We have an option for everyone!
Summer camps at ISI have something to offer every student, whether they come from ISI, another school in Indiana, or a city on the other side of the globe. The camps will be held on the beautiful, wooded 65-acre campus on Michigan Road. From immersive art classes and French and Spanish cooking to sports and cultural experiences and SAT prep (for those in the middle and upper grades), summer camps at ISI provide the chance to play hard, keep learning, and make lifelong friends. It’s a safe and nurturing atmosphere based around ISI’s own philosophies.
Wild and crazy ideas become reality in this year’s all-new Camp Invention program, Fast Forward! A nonprofit program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Camp Invention allows children in kindergarten through 6th grade to experience real-world problem solving, creative thinking, invention, and teamwork – all while having FUN! Activities include challenges and achievements from the brightest thinkers around—National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees – to inspire children! This year, campers will bring their “smart” home to life with smart furniture and eco-smart energy, design a robotic dog and diagnose puppy problems, explore sensors by designing tracks for an Optibot, a robot that senses dark and light surfaces, and build Cake Catapults! Local educators lead the week of fun, hands-on, STEM activities that allow children to think big, explore their curiosity, and never give up. Early registration discounts are available. Visit campinvention.org or call 800.968.4332 to register. Use promo code Ideas25 to save $25 (expires 3/23) and Ideas15 to save $15 (expires 5/4).
Specializing in MINECRAFT Camps, Indy STEM Camps strives to create innovative and engaging STEM based camps that help children develop the problem solving skills necessary for success in the 21st century STEM world in which we live. We believe that the best kind of learning occurs when you don’t realize that learning is going on which is why our camps are, first and foremost, about creating a fun student-focused atmosphere.
Stony Creek Camps provide a fun, engaging way for children 5 and older to make lasting friendships and learn the exhilarating feeling that only comes from being a part of something bigger. Our campers enjoy 2+ hours of pool time which includes a small-group swim lesson and free time. We utilize both indoor and outdoor activities while we learn to play sports, engage in ice-breakers and put our own personal spin on fun crafts!
Stony Creek strives to create life-long swimmers and our camp is no exception. We want our campers to not only know how fun the water is but also how to be safe in and around it. Because swimming is not only fun…it’s a necessity!
Camp Cathedral is dedicated to providing every camper with a safe environment where he/she can learn, discover, and have lots of fun! We offer more than 50 enrichment camps including theatre, music, art, language, math, technology, discovery, and community service. Our ever-popular sports camps offer the opportunity to be coached by 10 state championship winning coaches! No matter what your sport, you can find it at Camp Cathedral: baseball, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track, volleyball, and wrestling.
University High School presents Summer U! Offering camps for 1st through 12th grades on our campus in Carmel, UHS provides an environment that encourages and cultivates passionate young learners. Our mission is to expand the hearts and minds of students and to nurture excellence through academic, creative, and physical achievement – and our summer programs are no different. Our incredible staff and community have a deep understanding of what it means to be a Trailblazer! This year we are offering camps like filmmaking, rocketry, robotics, computer and gaming development, Minecraft, ceramics, visual arts, theatre immersion camp, and much more, including sports in partnership with Indiana Prime Time Sports. We also offer before and after care.
Park Tudor’s summer programs are open to all Central Indiana students from pre-kindergarten to grade 12, and offer a great introduction to the extraordinary opportunities available at our school. From Cub Camp for 3 & 4 year-olds to the Innovators Institute for high school students, Park Tudor summer programs offer something for everyone – arts & crafts, sports, performing arts, science, literature, Spanish language immersion, chess & gaming, and more!