Alabama summer camps for boys and girls

Alabama Camps

Summer Camps in Alabama

Alabama, nicknamed “The Heart of Dixie,” may be the first state that comes to mind when people think of the American South. Its history and down-home culture are known throughout the country, but nonresidents may not be aware of its pleasant weather, gorgeous national parks and hiking trails, and beautiful beaches along the Gulf Coast.

The varied geography and welcoming lifestyle make Alabama an excellent place for children to attend summer camp. Introduce your kids to a unique opportunity to learn, grow, and explore the Yellowhammer State.

The Different Types of Camps in Alabama

Going to summer camp is a chance for your children to do exciting activities in a fun, safe, and supportive environment. Nature lovers will enjoy taking walks in the woods, seeing one of the state’s notable waterfalls, or sailing and surfing in the calm, warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

If outdoor activities aren’t your child’s favorite, there are plenty of summer camps that focus on other pastimes. You can find camps for kids that love ballet, computer programming, robotics, theatre, and more. Camping closer to the major cities, like Birmingham, Mobile, and Montgomery, the state’s capital, will expose your kids to more of Alabama’s culture and history.

Whatever camp activities your kids are interested in, it’s important to find a camp that shares your family’s values and fosters a safe and rewarding atmosphere. You may prefer a coed camp, one just for girls, or one just for boys, or if your kids aren’t ready for the overnight experience, they can go to a day camp and return home in the evenings.

Search for Alabama Summer Camps

Whether you’re an Alabama resident looking for nearby camps or an out-of-stater whose kids will enjoy exploring new territory, you’ll find the right camp for your family in our directory. Scroll through the list to see which camp descriptions catch your eye, then visit each camp’s website for more information about their particular program. The camp directors and counselors will be happy to extend their Southern hospitality to your children this summer.

Camp Woodmont

Residential coed summer camp

Cloudland, Georgia

Established in 1981

Camp Woodmont

Camp Woodmont is a smaller-sized, traditional overnight summer camp for boys and girls. Founded by college teachers' Jane and Jim Bennett in 1981, Camp Woodmont is now in its 2nd generation of operation. Our family-type atmosphere means we can get to know every camper; giving younger campers a feeling of reassurance and belonging and older campers a chance to grow and contribute.

We are traditional in every sense of the word. more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

Breakthrough Basketball Skill Development Camp

Coed Day Camp

Locations Across the US & Canada

Established in 2006

Breakthrough Basketball Skill Development Camp

Breakthrough Basketball conducts quality, high-intensity, drill based camps that focus on not only bettering a players skill set on the court but also building character and confidence off the court. These camps will strengthen your athletes mentality while boosting their confidence to become more aggressive and skilled players. Our camps will provide a focused, fun learning environment that cannot be rivalled. Our coaches passion is reflected more

iD Tech Camps

Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs, ages 6-18

Held at 75+ campuses nationwide

Established in 1999

iD Tech Camps

Register today for camps held at 75+ inspiring universities! Your child will walk the halls of their dream campus, bond with friends and mentors over legendary iD traditions, and experience the magic that's made us the world's #1 tech camp for 23+ years!

At iD Tech Camps, students ages 7–18 unleash their creativity with the hottest courses in coding, game development, robotics, and creative arts. Find the program that more

Joe Machnik's No. 1 Soccer Camps

Coed Residential Camp, ages 5-18

25 Locations Nationwide

Established in 1977

Joe Machnik's No. 1 Soccer Camps

The No.1 Soccer Camps offers specialized training for the field player as well as the goalkeeper. The No.1 Soccer Camps were founded by a professional and World Cup Coach Joe Machnik, "the father of American goalkeeper education". The No.1 Soccer Camps is the trusted leader in producing quality soccer players since its inception in 1977. Our soccer camp programs are built on the backbone of over 45 years of proven training techniques, more

Camp Invention

Coed Day Camp, ages 5-12

Locations Nationwide

Established in 1990

Camp Invention

Spark your kid's creativity and build their confidence with our all-new program, Wonder! Campers in grades K-6 will collaborate with friends in hands-on, open-ended STEM adventures designed to inspire curiosity, stretch imaginations and provide an awesome summer experience. They'll design a skate park made for rad tricks, create a walking, talking robotic stuffie, build a pop-up shop to launch their own dream business and invent a party more

Camp Cosby YMCA

Residential coed summer camp

Alpine, Alabama

Established in 1922

Since 1922, YMCA Camp Cosby has set the standard of excellence in overnight camping in the Southeast. Located only one hour from Birmingham and two hours from Atlanta, children ages 6-16 have the opportunity to grow, learn, and challenge themselves during week long sessions. Camp staff provide a friendly, safe, diverse, and most of all fun community that includes a mix of cabin life and traditional camp activities. As part of our mission, all more

Accredited by the American Camp Association


Residential Coed Camp

Big Pine Key, Florida

Established in 1966


Since 1966, Seacamp is the first program dedicated to the education of youth in marine sciences.
Seacamp's location in the Florida Keys allows for a truly unique marine science program, providing an array of activities under the guidance of academically-trained instructors. Students work at their own level of interest, choosing from 24 different areas of study.

Seacamp's SCUBA diving program is open to qualified more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

Southern Survival Camps & Academic Recovery Program

Boys residential camp, ages 10-17

Camp Hill, AL

Established in 1898

Southern Survival Camps & Academic Recovery Program

Registration opens March 1, 2022

Are you looking for a summer experience unlike any other? The Southern Survival programs at Southern Prep are designed specifically with boys in mind.

We offer an Academic Recovery program for young men to work on SAT/ACT Prep, English as Second Language, and Credit Recovery in core subjects, coupled with summer fun outdoors over the weekends and afternoons prior to Study Hall.

Our more

PGC Basketball Camps

Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions, ages 10-18

Over 100 camps. 30 states. 2 countries

Established in 1992

PGC Basketball Camps

PGC Basketball offers game-changing basketball camps for boys and girls from 4th through 12th grade and college. PGC teaches players to become leaders both on and off the court, and to think the game at a college and pro level. Each summer, over 10,000 players from middle school to college attend a PGC Basketball 5-day/4-night camp or Skills Academy day camp. PGC is for dedicated players who truly want to get better and players of all positions more

Riverview Camp for Girls

Residential girls' summer camp

Mentone, Alabama

Established in 1983

Riverview Camp for Girls

We've put together everything you're looking for in a perfect camp setting! On-top of Lookout Mountain and on Little River, Camp Riverview is 45 minutes S. of Chattanooga. Recognized as one of the South's premier all-around Summer Camps for girls, Riverview's Christian emphasis is appreciated by both parents and campers! One and two week programs!

Traditional camp activities including Riding (both English and Western), more

Accredited by the American Camp Association