2019 Northwest Arkansas Summer Camps & Activities Guide

Northwest Arkansas Summer Camps, Activities & Events Guide – 2019

Note from the mamas: If you’d like to see your Northwest Arkansas summer camps or activities featured with links and additional info in our Summer Camps & Activities Guide, let us know! Contact Gwen at mamas@nwaMotherlode.com — or call 479-409-8242 — for more information and pricing.

The camps below (with links and extra information) are nwaMotherlode sponsors, but we list all the camps we know about to make the Guide more helpful to Northwest Arkansas mamas.

We’ll be adding camps as we receive new information, so be sure to check back often!

Directory of 2019 Northwest Arkansas Summer Camps

Featured Camps in Northwest Arkansas:

High Pointe Performing Arts Studio

Name of High Pointe Camps: Trolls! “The biggest, the loudest, the craziest party EVER”

Each dancer will begin camp by getting their face painted then moving into class to work on flexibility and technique.  Each dancer will learn two routines to perform in front of parents and friends, June 20th at 11:00am. Snacks and crafts will be provided each day.

Dates for Trolls camp: June 17th-20th 9:00am-11:30am

Name of High Pointe Camp: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

An 80’s themed camp full of neon and gnarly fun!  Camp will begin with face painting then moving into class to work on flexibility and technique. Each dancer will learn two routines to perform in front of parents and friends, July 11th at 11:00 a.m. Snacks and crafts will be provided each day.

Dates for Girl Fun camp: July 8th-11th 9:00am-11:30am

Address of camp: 3201 NE 11th Street Suite 7 Bentonville, AR 72712

Phone Number: 479-802-5322

Age group(s) served: Ages 3-10 years old

Cost for each camp:  $120. Non-refundable $50 deposit when registering

Click here for more information on High Pointe’s dance camps!

Kids Taekwondo Camp

About taekwondo camp: We (the owners of Fayetteville Martial Arts) are proud to have served families in the area for the past 35 years. Campers learn & apply the meaning of Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self-Control and Indomitable Spirit. Each will experience six training sessions per day, which will include age-appropriate self-defense, team building, basic, intermediate and advanced stances & kicking drills, tournament and testing preparation. Our camp will reignite the fire for each camper to train harder and re-apply lessons that they are learning in their home. Anyone can attend camp and there are options for overnight, half overnight and day camps. Students from TX, OK, MO, TN, IN and all over AR travel to attend. There’s a 100 camper maximum. For more information, contact Program Director Master Randy Edwards at Fayetteville Martial Arts 479-274-8314 or  info@fayettevillemartialarts.com

Address of camp: North Arkansas College, 1515 Pioneer Drive, Harrison, AR 72601

Phone: 479-274-8314

Dates: June 16-22

Age group(s) served: 6-17, no experience necessary

Cost: A $49.00 deposit per camp attendee or payment in full is required at the time of registration. The balance is due by Monday, June 11. There are three camp options: The first is to start on Sunday (Full Overnight Camp, 7 days). The second option is to check in on Wednesday (Half Overnight Camp, 4 days). The third option is to choose specific days at a daily rate.

CLICK HERE for all the details about Taekwondo Camp.

Walton Arts Center Second City Improv Camps

About the Improv Camp: The Second City Training Center’s Summer Improv Camps are returning to Walton Arts Center this summer. Early Bird registration for the camps is now open at waltonartscenter.org. Campers will exercise their sense of play through improv games and activities that are the foundation of The Second City’s unique brand of comedy. At the end of the two weeks, campers will present a show for their family and friends to showcase their new skills.

Two adult intensive training programs also are available this summer at Walton Arts Center. Improv 1 will be 6 pm July 15-19. This is a crash course in the philosophies and methods that The Second City uses to find, explore and create material. It is a detailed look at the principles and processes of improv for beginners. Sketch Writing 1 will be 6 pm July 22-26. This is an introduction to sketch comedy techniques including characterization, comic premise and story structure. Registration for either class is $300.

Address: 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville

Phone: 479-443-5600

Dates: July 15-26 2019

Age groups served: A two-week day camp for students between the ages of 11 and 18 is available. Camps will be weekdays from 10 am until 3:30 pm July 15-26 at Walton Arts Center. See above for adult improv class details.

Cost: Early bird registration is $785 until April 14, then prices increase to $850. Registration fees do not include lodging or food.

Click here for more information about WAC’s Second City comedy camps.

Rick’s Bakery Streetside Studio Summer Camps

About Rick’s Summer Camps: Campers will learn basic decorating techniques, take a behind-the-scenes tour, and will be able to take home all of their goodies to share. Plus, each camper will get a T-shirt. Each two-day session is $75 plus tax.

Address: 1220 N College Avenue, Fayetteville,

Phone: 479-442-2166 Ext. 1

Camp dates, times and ages:

June 27-28:

6-10 years (9-11 a.m.)

11 years & up (1-3 p.m.)

July 23-24:

6-10 years (9-11 a.m.)

11 years & up (1-3 p.m.)

July 25-26:

Intermediate Class

8 years & up (9-11 a.m.)

Aug. 1 & 2:

6-10 years (9-11 a.m.)

11 years & up (1-3 p.m.)

Cost: Each 2-day camp is $75

For more information, call 479-442-2166 Ext. 1, email celebration@ricksbakery.com or CLICK HERE to visit their website with additional details.

Scott Family Amazeum Summer Camps

About Amazeum’s summer camps: Find the perfect camp for your curious, creative child at the Scott Family Amazeum. Amazeum camps offer unique, hands-on, integrated science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) experiences that combine fun and learning. This year, the Amazeum partners with Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the University of Arkansas Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design, NERDIES™, and the Jones Center to make incredible camp experiences available for children across Northwest Arkansas. For additional information, registration, and FAQs visit amazeum.org or call Ashlee Bailey at 479.696.9280 ext. 211.

Address: 1009 Museum Way, Bentonville

Phone: (479) 696-9280 (ext. 211)

Camp dates, times and ages: Week-long camps start on June 10th and the latest available camp begins on July 29th. For a complete list of camp dates throughout the summer, themes, times and ages, click here for all the info on summer camps available at the Amazeum. 

Fayetteville Parks & Recreation Be Active! Summer Camps

About the camps: The goal of Be Active! Summer Camps each year is to provide healthy, fun, and educational activities for campers age 5-15 years (all campers must have completed Kindergarten). We strive to create an environment where your child has an enthralling experience fostering life-long participation in sports and recreational activities. Regardless of experience in outdoor recreation or sports, each child is welcome and encouraged to participate in our summer camps. Each participant receives a t-shirt on the first day of camp that he or she should wear often throughout the week. Additionally, each child needs to bring sunscreen, bottled water (labeled with name), and wear weather-appropriate clothing and shoes to camp each day. All camp sessions are 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Campers may be dropped off as early as 8:30 a.m. and picked up no later than 12:30 p.m. Many sessions end with a Friday showcase event that parents are encouraged to attend.

Address:  See camp locations in event dates below

Phone: 479.444.3471

Dates and camps:

Outdoor Adventure Camp 1, Lake Fayetteville Marina, June 3-7

Soccer Camp, Kessler Mountain Regional Park, June 10-14

Outdoor Adventure Camp 2, Lake Fayetteville Marina June 17-21

Tennis Camp, Wilson Park, June 24-28

Outdoor Adventure Camp 3, Lake Fayetteville Marina, July 8-12

Drama Camp, Gulley Park, July 15-19

Outdoor Adventure Camp 4: Skills and Games, Lake Fayetteville Marina  July 22-26

Camp Wilson 1, Wilson Park, July 29-Aug. 2

Camp Wilson 2, Wilson Park, Aug. 5-9

Age groups served: age 5-15 years (all campers must have completed Kindergarten).

Cost: Registration for each camp is $75. Registration is accepted on a first come, first served basis. Because space is limited, no registrations are refunded.

Click this link for more information:  http://www.fayetteville-ar.gov/469/Summer-Camps

Camp Sequoyah

About our camps: Camp Sequoyah is a series of summer day camps hosted at historic Mount Sequoyah in Northwest Arkansas. Campers will participate in a variety of fun games, educational activities, field trips, swimming, and more. Each week of camp is themed. We offer everything from sports, to art and drama, to the great outdoors, and more, and we pack as much summer fun as we can into every minute. Kids will experience a loving and caring environment while being challenged to be the best person they can be in their family, with their friends, and for their community. Multi-camp discounts are available.

Address: 150 N Skyline Drive, Fayetteville

Phone: 479-443-4531

Dates:

June 3 – 7: Outdoor Camp

Campers will be doing activities centered around the great outdoors! Hiking, capture the flag, nature crafts, natural science activities, and more are all included in this week of camp. We are also planning to teach campers how to be more conscious of their environment – reduce, reuse, recycle, respect, and react.

June 10 – 14: Sports Camp

This camp is focused on keeping campers active and moving while playing some of their favorite sports and (hopefully) trying some new ones! Campers will also have the opportunity to learn more about leadership and how they can be a leader even if they are only a kid.

June 17 – 21: Create Camp

Music, art, drama, and dance are all things that campers will get to experience at Create Camp. We will do everything from painting to drawing to working on a short performance for parents at the end of the week. The focus for campers this week will be courage and how to stand up for yourself and what you believe in.

June 24 – 28: Beginner Tennis 1 (8 am – Noon, $150, no meals)

This beginner tennis camp is designed to introduce players to the game of tennis. Campers will play tennis related games and do drills to help learn concepts about the sport. They will also play non-tennis related games to have fun and keep them moving and active. Lessons on sportsmanship and fairness will be the focus for the week.

June 24 – 28: Kanakuk Kampout (9 am – 4 pm, $285, meals extra)

REGISTER HERE for Kanakuk

July 8 – 12: Beginner Tennis 2 (8 am – Noon, $150. no meals)

This beginner tennis camp is designed to introduce players to the game of tennis. Campers will play tennis related games and do drills to help learn concepts about the sport. They will also play non-tennis related games to have fun and keep them moving and active. Lessons on sportsmanship and fairness will be the focus for the week.

July 8 – 12: Kanakuk Kampout (9 am – 4 pm, $285, meals extra)

REGISTER HERE for Kanakuk

July 15 – 20: Vacation Bible School: Detectives

New theme for 2019! This session of camp is all about “Uncovering Jesus.” Campers will get to write in invisible ink, try to break codes and solve puzzles, and other spy/detective themed activities all while learning about how much God loves and cares for them.

July 22 – 26: Film and Food Camp

New theme for 2019! This camp will focus on teaching kids about food and film. Campers will get to prepare and try new foods, learn to set a table for guests, and safety in the kitchen. They will also get to watch movies, try their hand at animation and storytelling, and more. An additional focus for the week will be respect.

July 29 – August 2: Tech Camp

This camp is centered on science and technology. Campers will get to experience robotics, natural sciences, chemistry, and activities about the weather. They will also be challenged to think critically and solve problems be participating in some experiment challenges. Campers will also be learning about honor and integrity this week.

August 5 – 9: Epic Camp

Epic Camp is our end of summer fun camp! We do our best to fit in as many fun summer activities as we can into the last week of summer. We will keep campers moving and active, and plan to end the week with a carnival of games and prizes. Campers will also be learning about some dynamic duos and what these famous pairs can teach us about friendship.

Age Group Served: 5 – 12 year olds

Cost: $200 for full day camps, $150 for half day camps,

Click here for more information about Camp Sequoyah: https://mountsequoyah.org/camp-sequoyah/

Camp Invention STEM Camps

About our camps: Unmask your child’s creativity this summer in the all-new Camp Invention® program, Supercharged™, where children build 21st-century skills and transform their wild imaginations into epic creations. Campers in grades K-6 will code and program futuristic robots, explore radio frequencies and unearth ancient fossils. Local educators will lead these innovative, hands-on STEM activities that build collaboration and creative problem-solving skills. Visit www.invent.org/camp or call 800-968-4332 to register. Use promo code INNOVATE25L to save $25 (expires 3/22) or PLAY15LISTING to save $15 (expires 5/10).

Addresses of camps in Northwest Arkansas:

Fayetteville:

Holcomb Elementary School

June 17-21

8:30am-3:00pm

Butterfield Trail Elementary School

July 8-12

8:30am-3:00pm

Rogers:

St. Vincent de Paul School

June 10-14

8:00am-2:30pm

Phone number for more information: 800.968.4332

Camp dates: See above

Age group served: Grades K-6

Cost: $230 Use promo code INNOVATE25L to save $25 (expires 3/22) or PLAY15LISTING to save $15 (expires 5/10).

Click here to visit the Camp Invention website for more info.

Modern Mission Outdoor Laser Tag Indoor Battlefield

About our camp: Each year we have had a ton of fun playing all of our activities and hearing from several awesome guest speakers.

While the kids are here they will be learning about various animals, outdoor survival tips, and the value of teamwork. We will also have special guest speakers come in throughout the week from park rangers, exotic animal experts, one of our local K9 units under Officer Chris Krodell, and more!  There will be plenty of time for fun with Airsoft, Archery Games, and Indoor/ Outdoor Battlefields.

The camp will be a 5 day event that will run from 8:00am-12:00pm. You will be able to drop off your kids starting at 7:30am. When you make a reservation for your child, they will be registered for the entire week. This camp is for ages 7-12.

Address of camp: 3484 E. Joyce Blvd., Fayetteville, 72703

Phone Number: 479-595-0055

Dates: June 3rd-7th, June 17th-21st, July 8th-12th

Age group(s) served: 7-12

Cost: $220.00 + tax per camper

Click here for more information on Modern Mission summer camps: https://modernmission.com/camp/

Fay Jones School of Architecture + Design Camp

About our camps: Design Camp offers the chance to learn about the design professions through hands-on projects, tours, presentations and discussions led by architecture, landscape architecture and interior design faculty of the Fay Jones School. Students have the opportunity to work closely with faculty and collaborate with peers in a fun and creative studio environment as they explore the design process. Camps meet on location daily, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (except Bentonville, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.). Supplies and lunches will be provided at most locations. Lunch will not be provided in Bentonville.

Age groups:
Fayetteville, Hot Springs, El Dorado and Little Rock camps: students entering 9th — 12th grades (fall 2019)
Wilson camp: students entering 3rd — 12th grades (fall 2019)
Bentonville camp: students ages 6-11

Fayetteville Camp 1
June 10-14 — University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
(entering grades 9-12)

Design Camp I

Design Camp II (Advanced)

Overnight option

Bentonville Camp 
June 24-28 — Scott Family Amazeum, Bentonville
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily
(ages 6-11)

Fayetteville Camp 2
July 8-12 — University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
(entering grades 9-12)

Design Camp I

Design Camp II (Advanced)

Overnight option

Click here for more information about design camps: https://fayjones.uark.edu/news-and-events/design-camp.php

WILD About Learning Summer Camps

About our camps: Pre-K children to sixth graders are welcome to join WILD’s School Age Summer Camp. Summer Camp is a full week of fun, from 7:00am – 6:00pm Monday through Friday. The day is packed with activities and social adventures that make worthwhile memories. Children make friends, develop their talents, and learn new things while on school break. The program is week to week, so you don’t pay for weeks your child won’t be attending.

Address of camp: 1100 SE 22nd St., Bentonville

Pre-Registration: Begins March 4th

Camp Dates: May 28-August 9-enrollment is on a week to week basis.

Ages served: Kindergarten through Sixth Grade

Summer Camp Enrollment Fee: $100.00

Camp Weekly Rate: $180.00

Meals Included: Breakfast and afternoon snack. (A sack lunch is required daily.)

Mini Daily Camps included on site.

Monthly off-site field trips.

Phone Number: 479-271-9453

CLICK HERE for more information about WILD’s summer camps.

Trike Theatre Summer Camps

About our camps: Trike Theatre is on a mission to transform the lives of young people through exceptional theatre experiences, and summer camps are a big part of that mission. Trike offers a wide variety of camps and serves kids of all ages with camps designed to fit specific age ranges. Some camps require an audition first, and those auditions begin in April! Be sure to read the description of each camp and make note of any audition dates that may apply.

Address of camp locations:

  • Trike Theatre – 902 SW 2nd St. in Bentonville
  • Arts Center of the Ozarks – 214 S. Main St. in Springdale
  • Bentonville Community Center – 1101 SW Citizens Circle in Bentonville
  • Kaleidoscope Dance Academy – 900 SE Village Loop in Bentonville

Registration begins: March 2019

Camp dates:

  • Harry Potter Camp: June 3-7, 2019
  • Paw Patrol Camp: June 3-7, 2019
  • Shakespeare Camp: June 10-14, 2019
  • Mary Poppins Jr. Production Camp: June 10-30, 2019
  • The Internet is a Distract– Oh Look A Kitten!: June 17-21, 2019
  • Camp Musical Theatre: June 10-14; June 17-21; June 24-28, 2019
  • Harry Potter Camps: Weekly camps beginning on July 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th
  • Jungalbook Production Camps: July 8-21; July 22 – Aug. 4, 2019
  • Paw Patrol Camp: July 15-19, 2019
  • Camp Musical Theatre: July 22-26,2019
  • Camp Storytellers: August 5-9, 2019

Ages served: Pre-school through 12th grade (depending on specific camp)

Phone number: (479) 464-5084

Camp rates: Ranges from $145 to $525, depending on length and type of camp (Some scholarships available.)

Discount code for nwaMotherlode readers: An early-bird enrollment discount is available for $10 off the cost of any class or camp during Summer 2019. The code will be active from March 15, 2019 to May 15, 2019. Use this discount code during online checkout: Trikespringsavings10 (*coupon does not apply to classes at Bentonville Community Center)

CLICK HERE for more information about Trike Theatre summer camps.

Arts Live Summer Camps

About our camps: Arts Live Theatre is a non-profit children’s and youth theatre company established in 1983 as a professional touring company bringing theatre to students throughout the state of Arkansas with an adult cast of professional actors.  In 2000 the mission of Arts Live Theatre was redesigned offering children’s and youth theatre by children and youth.  In addition to productions, Arts Live Theatre offered after school classes in theatre. Currently celebrating 33 years in Northwest Arkansas, Arts Live Theatre is housed in a 6,000 square foot facility complete with classrooms, theatre, dressing rooms, actor’s lounge, scene and costume shop, props storage, and administrative offices.

Address of camp: 818 N. Sang Avenue in Fayetteville

Registration begins: March 15, 2019

Camp dates:

  • Spotlight Musical Theatre: June 17-21, 2019
  • Curtain Up Musical Theatre: June 17-21, 2019
  • Stories About Us Camp: June 17-21, 2019
  • Broadway Now Musical Theatre Camp: June 24-28, 2019
  • Hamilton & Broadway Today Musical Theatre Camp: June 24-28, 2019
  • Create-A-Play Theatre Camp: July 8-12, 2019
  • Stories About Us Camp: July 8-12, 2019
  • Willy Wonka Musical Theatre Camp (2 weeks): July 15-19 and July 22-27, 2019
  • Disney Musical Theatre Camp: July 29 – August 2, 2019
  • Encore Musical  Theatre Camp: July 29 – August 2, 2019
  • Take a Bow Musical Theatre Camp: July 29 – August 2, 2019
  • Let’s Make a Movie Camp: August 5-9. 2019

Ages served: Kindergarten through 12th grade, depending on type of camp

Camp rates: Ranges from $85 to $350, depending on type of length of camp

Phone number: (479) 521-4932

CLICK HERE for more information about Arts Live summer camps. 

STEM camps:

Camp Invention (Various locations)

Sylvan Learning Center (Rogers)

Nerdies (Fayetteville)

Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program (Free, for 10th-11th grade girls)

Illinois River Watershed Partnership summer camps (Cave Springs)

Theatre/Drama Camps:

Walton Arts Center Improv Camp (Fayetteville, see more info above)

Trike Theatre Summer Camp (Bentonville)

Arts Live Theatre (Fayetteville)

Theatre Squared (Fayetteville)

Arts Center of the Ozarks (Springdale)

Music Camps in Northwest Arkansas:

School of Rock (Rogers/Bentonville)

Inside Out studio (Farmington)

Jubilee Music (Music Together)

Art camps:

Time for Art Community Creative Center Camps (Fayetteville)

Crystal Bridges (Bentonville)

Terra Studios (Durham)

FAC ARKahuna Summer Camp (Fayetteville)

Painting with a Twist (Bentonville)

Arts Center of the Ozarks (Springdale)

Imagine Studios (Fayetteville and Rogers)

Local Color Studio (Fayetteville)

112 Vintage on the Square (Prairie Grove)

Sports/Active Camps:

Kids Taekwondo Camp

Camp Sequoyah Day and Overnight Camps (Mt. Sequoyah, Fayetteville)

The Jones Center (Springdale)

Boys & Girls Club (Various locations)

Rogers Activity Center (Rogers)

Altitude Trampoline Park (Fayetteville)

Fast Lane Entertainment (Lowell)

Rogers Activity Center (Rogers)

Camp Bentonville (Bentonville Parks & Rec)

Fayetteville Parks and Recreation camps for kids and teens (Fayetteville)

Ozark Climbing Gym (Springdale)

Flip Side Ninja Park (Lowell)

Dance Camps:

High Pointe Performing Arts Studio (See more info above, Bentonville)

The Movement Dance Studio (Springdale)

Aspire Gymnastics Academy (Bentonville)

The Williams Center (Fayetteville)

Kaleidoscope Dance (Bentonville)

Academy of Dance (Springdale)

The Art of Motion (Fayetteville)

The Little Gym (Rogers)

Tippi Toes Northwest Arkansas (Rogers)

Camps on college campuses:

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Camps (University of Arkansas, Fayetteville)

John Brown University Summer Academy (JBU, Siloam Springs)

University of Arkansas Engineering Camp (University of Arkansas, Fayetteville)

NWACC Kids College (Northwest Arkansas Community College, Bentonville)

Unique Camps:

Modern Mission Camp (Fayetteville)

Prism Education Center (Fayetteville)

Fayetteville Public Library’s Summer Reading Program + Events

Rick’s Bakery (Fayetteville/Rogers)

WILD About Learning (Bentonville)

Spanish Adventure Camp (Spanish Cantu NWA)

Camp Siloam Springs (Siloam Springs)

PlayStrong Pediatric Therapy (Rogers)

Camp Lego, Bentonville Community Center (Bentonville)

Spanish Cantu NWA summer camps (Rogers)

Rogers Historical Museum, weekly summer programming (Rogers)

Botanical Garden of the Ozarks (Fayetteville)

Camp Bright Haven Academy week-by-week camps (Springdale)

Camp Kesem is a non-profit organization that provides a free week of camp to kids (ages 6-18) who have been affected by a parent’s cancer. Teens ages 17 and 18 can train as counselors. Application online at kesem.force.com. July 28-Aug. 3. (Camp Bear Tracks, Drasco, AR)

Young Chefs Academy (Rogers)

Spanish Immersion Classes, Casa Castillo (Bentonville)

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History Camp (Springdale)

Apple Seeds (garden-based education) Summer Camps for ages 8-15 (Fayetteville)

Places to cool off this summer:

Rogers Aquatic Center (Rogers)

Parrot Island Waterpark (Fort Smith)

Melvin Ford Aquatic Center (Bentonville)

Lawrence Plaza Splash Pad (Bentonville)

Wilson Park Pool (Fayetteville)

Mt. Sequoyah pool (Fayetteville)

Prairie Grove Aquatic Center (Prairie Grove)

Skate and Splash Park (Rogers)

Springdale Aquatic Center (Springdale)

CL “Charlie” and Willie George Park splash pad (Springdale)

Swim lessons (See our list by clicking here)

Annual Summer Activities/Events in NWA:

Benton County Fair (Bentonville)

Washington County Fair (Fayetteville)

Fayetteville Farmer’s Market (Fayetteville Square & Botanical Garden of the Ozarks)

Bentonville Farmer’s Market (Bentonville Downtown Square)

Star-Spangled Summer Festival (Branson)

Gulley Park Summer Concert Series (Fayetteville)

Fayetteville Roots Festival (Fayetteville)

Firefly Fling: Botanical Garden of the Ozarks (Fayetteville)

Rogers Farmer’s Market (Cherry Street, Rogers)

Frisco Festival (Rogers)

Fireworks at the Crosses (Cross Church, Rogers)

Fourth at the Field (Arvest Ballpark, Springdale)

Rodeo of the Ozarks (Springdale)

Springdale Farmer’s Market (Jones Center, Shiloh Square)

Tontitown Grape Festival (Tontitown)

Local things to do this summer in Northwest Arkansas:

Devil’s Den (West Fork)

Botanical Garden of the Ozarks (Fayetteville)

Terra Studios (Durham, outside of Fayetteville)

Hobbs State Park (Rogers)

Trike Theatre (Bentonville)

Walton Arts Center (Fayetteville)

Theatre Squared (Fayetteville)

Rogers Historical Museum (Rogers)

Arkansas Public Theater (Rogers)

War Eagle Cavern (Rogers)

Arts Center of the Ozarks (Springdale)

Shiloh Museum (Springdale)

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art (Bentonville)

The Amazeum (Bentonville)

NWA Naturals baseball games (Springdale)

Arkansas Air and Military Museum (Fayetteville)

Public Library Summer Reading Programs (Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers, Bentonville, Siloam Springs)

Nearby getaway destinations:

Silver Dollar City (Branson)

Fritz Adventure (Branson)

Bigfoot on the Strip (Branson)

The Runaway at Branson Mountain Adventure Park (Branson)

Showboat Branson Belle Cruise (Branson)

Great Wolf Lodge (Kansas City)

Tulsa Zoo (Tulsa)

Oklahoma Aquarium (outside of Tulsa)

Mount Magazine State Park Butterfly Festival (Paris, Ark.,)

Click here for more getaway ideas and links!

Be sure to check back often, mamas! We’ll be adding more camps, activities and events as we head into Summer 2019!