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2022 summer camps directory See an overview of several summer camps in the region.
Planning for child care? Consider summer camps and special programs
Bluegrass HorseAbility and Camp Creative
Camp Creative: onsite with Creative Beginnings Child Care, 2050 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY 40504
$200 per week for Camp Creative
Camp Creative: post-kindergarten through 9 years old
Camp Creative (7 a.m.-6 p.m.)
Newton's Attic STEM Day Camps
4974 Old Versailles Road
Lexington, KY 40510
(next to Bluegrass Airport)
Cost: $225-$265 for a half-day week
Waive early drop off and late pick up fee. When registering for early drop off and/or late pick up, use coupon code UK2022 at checkout.
May 31-August 12
• 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. standard drop off and pick up window.
• Full-day camps: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
• Half-day mornings: 8:30 a.m.-noon
• Half-day afternoons: 1-4:30 p.m.
Lexington, KY 40503
Ranges from $200 to $350 depending on camp option, half day, full day, extended day
June 6-July 29, Monday-Friday
No camp on July 4
7:30 a.m.-3:30p.m., with extended option to 5:30 p.m.
Sullivan University Summer Camp
Sullivan University, Lexington
Baking & Pastry and Advanced Baking & Pastry - $895
Med Camp - $495
$50 off with Promo Code Camp50
Life Adventure Center
Cost: $425 before May 1
$475 after May 1
Camp: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Pick up: 5-6 p.m.
We are also offering several full and partial scholarships this session! Please let us know if you are interested in taking one of our scholarship spots!
The Academy Gymnastics and Sports
Cost: Varies based on the number of weeks attending. Averages $150/week
10% military and/or UK discount
All summer long until Fayette County Schools resume
7:45 a.m.-6 p.m.
The Cathedral Domain
830 Highway 1746
Irvine, KY 40336-8701
Cost: $515 per week session. Scholarships provided upon request
7.5% of fee
June 12-July 30
The Week of Code Summer Camp by Awesome Inc
348 E Main St.
Lexington Ky 40507
12:30 p.m. early drop off
YMCA of Central KY Not attending fair
Beaumont Family YMCA, 3251 Beaumont Centre Circle
North Lexington YMCA, 381 W Loudon Avenue
Whitaker Family YMCA, 2681 Old Rosebud Road
Maxwell Elementary, 301 Woodland Avenue
Brenda Cowan Elementary 4801 Athen Boonesboro Road
Bar Y Outdoor Adventure Camp 5757 Versailles Road
Cost: $160 for members and $185 for non-members
May 31-Aug 5
7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Cincinnati Reds Baseball/Softball Camps Not attending fair
450 W Reynolds Rd, Lexington, KY 40503
July 4 - 8
9am to 3pm
JM Feltner 4-H camp Not attending fair
London, KY 40744
We bus from Fayette County to and from the camp.
Teen leaders 16 and up
July 25 to 29
Lions Camp Crescendo Inc.
PO Box 607
1480 Pine Tavern Road
Lebanon Junction, KY 40150
Cost: No Charge, however donations are gratefully accepted.
Dr. Kim's Taekwondo
June 6 through July 29
Early drop-off 8 a.m.
Late pickup 6 p.m.
Cut and Paste Craft Studio
June 1-August 8
We offer half-day camps both morning and afternoon.
The Lexington School - Summer Programs
Lexington, KY 40504
Cost: Cost varies depending on program. Please ask for more details.
The Learning Center Summer Program is for first through eighth grade.
The Learning Center Summer Program starts the week of June 6 and ends the week of July 1.
FUN LEARNING captures the mind and exercises the whole child. Your camper will learn actively and in a way that makes them excited to come back to camp every single day. That’s what teaching CURIOSITY is all about!
The Learning Center Summer Program:
The Learning Center Summer Program is designed to support students going into grades 1 - 8 with foundational academic skills in language arts and math. Students do not need formal academic testing in order to attend this program.
Spindletop Hall AllSports Camp
Lexington, KY 40511
Non members $265
Non members $265
Early drop off $15 for first child in family $10 for each after
Late pick up $15 for first child in family $10 for each after
Children age 14-15 for Counselor in Training Camp
June 27-July 1
Early drop off 8-9 a.m.
Late pick up 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Camp Co-op 2022 Not attending fair
Cost: $20 registration fee
$100 for 4-day camp
$200 for 8-day camp
3 sessions (2 weeks each):
Afternoon camp: 4 days per week Monday through Thursday, 1-4 p.m.
LCT's Summer Theatre School 2022 Not attending fair
Performance Workshops: $230
Extended Care: $12/day or $55/full week
Performance Workshops: 8-16 years, depending on the class
Week-long classes (Monday-Friday), between May 31 and August 6
Performance Workshops: 9:15 a.m.-4:00 p.m. or 9:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m., depending on the class
We will also be offering Extended Care from 8-9 a.m. and 3:45-6:00 p.m.
(859) 254-4546 x226
Kentucky Women's Soccer Summer Youth Camp Not attending fair
20% for employees
June 6-9, 13-16, July 18-21
9 a.m.-noon daily (registration and drop-off 8:30-9:00 a.m. daily
Aviation Camps of Kentucky Not attending fair
4029 Airport Road
Lexington, KY 40510
June 6-7, 9-10, 13-14, 16-17, 20-21, 23-24
8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Pre-College Academic Experience in Math and Science Not attending fair
Georgetown, KY 40324
Classroom and laboratory experiences are complemented by field trips to science-related destinations such as the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens, the University of Kentucky MacAdam Student Observatory, and a full-service equine hospital.
The Bright Spot Not attending fair
Cost: $175 for half day, $350 for full day, $10 a day for extended day
CREATE Studio Not attending fair
Cost: $175 for Half Day, $300 for Full Day
10%, Use the code UK2022
June 6 - August 5
Full Day: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Early Drop off: 8 a.m.
Late Pick up: 5:30 p.m.
Camp Shalom Not attending fair
124 N. Ashland Ave
Lexington, KY 40509
$50/Early or Late stay per week or $100/week for both
*Discounts available for early registration through 3/31/22, UK Employee discount, sibling discount
10% UK employee discount
Groups for Pre-K and Kindergarten through Rising 8th Graders
Rising 7th and 8th graders can participate in the LIT program for the same fee and learn valuable skills!
July 11-15 - Superhero Week
July 18-22 - A Dive into the Sciences Week
July 25-29 - Sports Week/Color Wars
7:30-8:45 a.m. Early Stay for additional fee
4- 5:30 p.m. Late Stay for additional fee
Most importantly, Camp Shalom offers our children an opportunity to be with other children, creating memories and friendships that will last a lifetime. Children from all backgrounds welcome!
859.268.0672 ext. 204
BDC Summer Debate Camp Not attending fair
June 20th - 25th, 2022
10 AM - 4:30 PM
The Little Gym of Lexington East Summer Camp Not attending fair
Lexington, KY 40509
Cost: $30-$35 per day
June 6th - August 5th
1:00pm - 4:00pm Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
Canoe Kentucky Not attending fair
Frankfort, KY 40601
Cost: $85.00 per student
June 29, 2022
July 13, 2022
July 27, 2022
August 3, 2022
Drop off 9:00 AM
Pick up 3:00 PM
AdventureServe's Adventure Day Camp Not attending fair
$90 Deposit to secure spot, balance due 1 week before camp.
Sr. Camp: Rising 6th-8th Graders
Jr Camp: July11-15
Sr Camp: June 13-17
Sr Camp: July 25-29
8:30am to 4:30pm
Leeds Center for the Arts Not attending fair
Cost: $350 for two week day camp.
Aristocats Kids Performance Workshop: June 20 - July 1, 2022. Performances on July 1st and 2nd at 7:00 PM.
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. No camp on weekends.
Aristocats KIDS Workshop: Everybody wants to be a cat! Join us for two weeks of fun-filled singing, dancing, and acting, while working to put on a fully staged production of Aristocats Kids!
InnOVATION Arts Academy Summer Camps
161 North Mill Street
Cost: 1 week full day: $275; 1 week half day: $150
2 week full day: $500
Half days: 3-5 years
Full days: entering 1st-7th grades
13 Jr (pilot musical with iTheatrics)
Full days - Entering 6th- completed 12th Grade
Jungle Book Kids: July 18-23
13 Jr: July 25-August 7
Full day 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Half day 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Mary Joy Nelson
Lexington Tennis Club Tennis Camps
Lexington, KY 40517
3-day camp: $120
Early drop-off: $10 per day or $30 per week (advance registration required for early drop-off)
3-day camps: June 1, July 6
Camp hours 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Early drop-off (8 to 8:50 a.m.)
859-272-4546 Ext 252
Reach out to our office for information on programming and resources for working parents.