Summer Fun

A curated list of camps and classes offering online activities with offline fun.

 

Sports

  1. Super Soccer Stars. Get them off the couch and back on the pitch with virtual classes and camps. Might gradually phase to in-person training in select cities.
     

  2. United States Tennis Association Virtual Camp. Ace! Get a wicked serve with live workout follow-alongs and Facebook live workouts every Friday at 1 p.m. 
     

  3. National Academy of Athletics. Skills and drills across a wide range of sports. Each session includes 5 days of pre-recorded workouts.

Arts & Crafts

  1. Art Camp in a Box (age 5-12) Ten different projects with different mediums, all delivered right to your door. Plus daily Zoom classes followed by an online art show! Space still available for August.
     

  2. Art Camp 504. (age 5-13) A variety of interactive arts classes in everything from DIY board game creation to virtual theater and printmaking. Daily Zoom classes and a virtual art show at the end.
     

  3. Camp Supernow. (age 5-10) The magic of crafts camp from your living room. Try it free!

 

Science & Tech
 

  1. iD Tech (age 7-19) Courses built around the hottest tech. Partnerships with top universities. Siblings join for free! 
     

  2. Camp Wonderopolis. All Ages. Free online summer learning chock full of fun, interactive STEM topics boosted by Maker Experiments
     

  3. Camp Connected. (age 8-13) Minecraft and Roblox design and coding and an e-sports league for Fortnite and Overwatch fans. Each camp is one week long, 90 minutes/day. 
     

Cooking

  1. Baketivity Bake-A-Camp. Let your kids do the cooking! Weekly themed baking kits arrive at your door with pre-packaged, pre-measured ingredients and hands-on instructions. Each week gets a little more advanced.
     

  2. Kitchen at Hogwarts: First-year Magic Students! (age 9-14) What could be better than chocolate frogs, licorice wands and cauldron cakes! Flexible class times and interactive. Sessions are still available in August.
     

  3. International Kids Cooking (age 7-12) Take a trip around the world, one cuisine at a time! Kids spend four weeks learning how to make foods from China, Japan, France and Germany. Culture lessons are the cream on top.
     

Music 
 

  1. Camp Lessonface.  All ages.  Don’t stop the music! 2 -week online, intensive programs that include classes, demonstrations, sing-alongs and talent shows.
     

  2. Songwriting Workshop 1: For Teens (age 12-17) Bob Dylan just made history, maybe your child can, too! They’ll learn to write their own music and, if they want, perform for their fellow campers.
     

  3. BANGING BEATS - Digital Music Production (age 9-13) Get them to drop a beat like the pros. Starts with basic beat creation and ends with mixing and mastering. 
     

For Animal Lovers
 

  1. The Bronx Zoo (K-8) Week-long programs that take kids behind-the-scenes to learn about the animals and zoo-related careers. Hands-on projects that help bring science to life.
       

  2. ColumbusZoo2U. A wild time for all ages. Daily, 2 hours live interaction with a camp counselor, behind the scenes video, downloadable family activities, and free admission once the zoo reopens!
     

  3. Great Lakes Aquarium. (ages 5-10) A box of marine life fun delivered to your door, paired with pre-taped morning sessions and a  live virtual camp in the afternoon.


Miscellaneous
 

  1. Little Medical School.  The doctor is in! Virtual training for kids and teens interested in helping others. Courses for wanna-be MDs, vets, sports docs and EMTs.
     

  2. Money Camp.  (9-17) Teach them to save for a rainy day! A free app to help kids learn the importance of personal finance through fun gaming techniques. 
     

  3. Little Passport. (6-9+) Two ‘camps in a box’ to choose from: One, will take kids on an around the world journey, the other is packed with experiments to explore science. 6 days of activities, 3-4 hours/day.
     

 

Academics
 

  1. Brain Chase (ages 7-14) A 6-week academic adventure featuring a scavenger hunt,  scholastic objectives, and a missing golden nugget!
     

  2. Varsity Tutors. (ages 5-18) Keep the neurons firing! Weeklong, fully interactive sessions on a variety of subjects from the Science of Fireworks and Bee Stings to French and math!
     

  3. Reading Rockets (ages 6 and up) Get their nose in a book! An online reading club with 24 subject choices, from dinosaurs to time travel and sports! Paired with activities and apps.
     

  4. Camp Hullabaloo.  A book a week paired with curated family-friendly art projects to reinforce the theme.
     

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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