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.

Xcelerate Lacrosse Camps

Residential camp with separate sessions for boys and girls

Several Locations Nationwide

Xcelerate Lacrosse Camps

Celebrating 13 Years of Excellence in Lacrosse!... USSC has partnered with Xcelerate Lacrosse Camps with the mission of providing the best coaching to student athletes across the country through positive reinforcement, encouragement, and commitment. Youth and High School lacrosse players from all over the country will have an opportunity to learn from some of the Best Pro Players and Coaches in the game today at our Xcelerate Lacrosse Camps.

Coed Camp

iD Tech Camps

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

Held at 150+ campuses nationwide

Established in 1999

iD Tech Camps

This summer, explore a prestigious campus, make friends as you master new STEM skills, and join a community of over 450,000 alumni who are changing the world with tech!

At iD Tech Camps, students ages 7–17 unleash their creativity with the hottest courses in coding, game development, robotics, and creative arts. The top universities on the planet—Caltech, NYU, UPenn, and HKU—have trusted and hosted our programs for over ...read more

Coed Camp

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. ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Invention

Coed Day Camp

Locations Nationwide

Established in 1990

Camp Invention

Energize your kid's creativity and confidence with our new Camp Invention® program, Recharge! Available as an in-person or at-home experience, campers in grades K-6 will collaborate with friends in hands-on, open-ended STEM challenges. They'll take apart a microphone to explore its inner workings, build and test a device to launch rubber ducks, and design morphing vehicles for the Super Road Rally! Each activity is designed to inspire ...read more

Coed Camp

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 43 years of proven training techniques, ...read more

Coed Camp

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), ...read 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 ...read more

Coed Camp

Seacamp

Residential Coed Camp

Big Pine Key, Florida

Established in 1966

Seacamp

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 ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Southern Survival Camps & Academic Recovery Program

Boys residential camp, ages 10-22

Camp Hill

Established in 1898

Southern Survival Camps & Academic Recovery Program

Summer is a time of opportunity! It's a time of celebration of a finished school year, and a time together with family. It's time for pool parties and fireworks.

But it can also be a time of unknowns. If your son has struggled with the previous school year, especially virtual schooling, maybe it's time to get him caught up at our in-class academic recovery school.

Or, maybe it's time for him to ...read more

Boys Camp