nwaMotherlode Summer Camp Guide 2014

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Featured Camps:


ABRAAbrakadoodle offers Summer Art Camps for kids, as well as special Holiday Art Camps during school breaks. Art Camps for kids are offered at schools and other community locations, including the Fayetteville Underground. Art Camps include art lessons, music, games, crafts and special activities for children ages three to twelve. Abrakadoodle offers theme-based Camps such as:

♦ The Big Abrakadoodle Circus

♦ The Museum Mystery Tour

♦ Kids on the Runway and lots more

Click here to see which classes will appeal most to your little artist!


nerdies_adNerdies is an alternative learning environment for your unique kid. They have a variety of summer camp options that you would expect in larger cities like NYC and LA, but we’re lucky enough to have in NWA. Nerdies offers the following camp options which will be taught by one of 9 amazing mentors with impressive backgrounds in their individual fields:

♦ Mods for Minecraft

♦ Photography

♦ Videography

♦ Video Game Development

♦ Robotics

♦ Arts

♦ Creative Writing/Stand Up

♦ Improv

♦ Creativity

Click here to get your #NerdOn

Ozark Natural Science Center

NWAML clickableExperience nature as a classroom without walls during summer camp at the Ozark Natural Science Center. ONSC is offering summer camps for those who want to get out and explore the great outdoors (and parents will love it because it means the kids aren’t on their devices!).

♦ Naturalist Camp

♦ Fledgling Naturalist Camp

♦ Family Camp

CLICK HERE to see ONSC camp options!

The Art of Motion

artofmotionIf you’ve got a kid who loves to move, move, move, The Art of Motion is here to help!  They have some great Summer Camps and classes in ballet, jazz and tap for ages 2.5 and up. Registration is now open for summer programs, which include:

♦ Frozen Camp

♦ Razorback Fan Camp

♦ Broadway Babes Camp

♦ Turns, Tricks and Techniques Camp

♦ One Day Princess Camp

Click here to delight your little dancer!

Fayetteville Public Library

faylibsum2014Adults, kids and teens can pick up reading logs at Fayetteville Public Library and start turning them in for prizes during the Summer Reading Program kickoff on Saturday, May 31. The kickoff event will be from 10 a.m. to noon on the 31st and will include free sno cones, bounce houses, face painting, crafts and much more! The library has TONS of great events and activities going on throughout the summer, including camps and workshops!

Click here to see what’s cooking at FPL or to sign up for the summer reading program, no matter what your age!

Click here to see a list of FPL camps and workshops!

The Jones Center

the jones center june 2014The Jones Center is Springdale is offering some awesome camps for kids in June 2014.

There are three different camps to choose from:

♦ Basketball

♦ Speed Camp

♦ Ice Skating

Click here to read about The Jones Center summer camps. Click here to read about other activities going on at The Jones Center this summer!

Art Camps

Abrakadoodle Summer Art Camps, NWA

Arts Center of the Ozarks, Springdale

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville

Community Creative Center, Fayetteville

Imagine Art Studio, Rogers

Paper & Thread Studio, Fayetteville

Outdoorsy Camps

Ozark Natural Science Center, Huntsville

Be Active! summer camps, Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department

Rogers Activity Center

Bentonville Parks & Recreation

Summer Golf Camp, First Tee of Northwest Arkansas

Dance Studios

The Art of Motion, Fayetteville

Bak Stage, Rogers

Infiniti, Bentonville

Gymnastics Studios

Aspire Gymnastics Academy, Bentonville

Hopes & Dreams Gymnastics, Springdale

The Little Gym, Rogers

Williams Center, Fayetteville

Specialty Camps

Nerdies, NWA

Mad Science, NWA

The Jones Center, Springdale

University of Arkansas Volleyball Camp, 4th grade and up

Overnight camp

Ozark Natural Science Center

New Life Ranch (overnights and day camps), Colcord, OK

Reading Programs/Summer events

Fayetteville Public Library

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