What Are the Best Summer Camps in Nashville, TN?

Are you thinking of summer camp options for your child to attend in or around Nashville this summer? If so, there's much to know about the many options available. These tips can help.

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What Are the Best Summer Camps in Nashville, TN?

Posted by Gary Ashton RE/MAX Advantage on Tuesday, June 16th, 2020 at 10:19am.

Summer Camp Information for Parents

You may have wondered what types of summer camps are available in Nashville when school lets out. Knowing the options available can help you decide whether there's a summer camp that is right for your child. If you live in Nashville, you have your choice of any reputable summer camps where your child can play, socialize, and learn.

Creekside Riding Academy and Stables

Address: Creekside Riding Academy & Stables, 2359 Lewisburg Pike, Franklin, TN

Creekside Riding Academy & Stables is the perfect camp if your child loves horses. At Creekside Riding Academy & Stables, your child will learn to groom, care for and ride horses. Each day, your child will be taught something new about caring for horses, and of course your child will get to ride horses on many winding trails in Franklin, TN. Campers at Creekside also play games and barn activities. Creekside is able to work with children who vary by age and riding ability level. Half-day and full-day camps are available.

Camp Wonder Wander

Address: Camp Wonder Wander, 599 Gaither Hinson Rd., Waynesboro, TN

Camp Wonder Wander is a camp that's available for groups, troops, families and parent-children combinations. At Camp Wonder Wander, children and parents are encouraged to draw, doodle, tell stories and learn practical art skills like graphic design. This well-established art camp has been in business for over 20 years and is run by a former Professor of Graphic Design. Camp options include overnight and extended stay. Best of all, Camp Wonder Wander is available throughout the year, not just in the summer. You can come any time you want to learn, experience art and grow as an artist.

Nashville Children's Theatre

Address: Nashville Children's Theatre, 25 Middleton Street, Nashville, TN

Nashville Children's Theatre has been teaching children for generations. In summer camp, children learn drama and various theater techniques while having fun and meeting new people. Children aged 4 to 18 can participate, and camps occur nearly all summer, from the end of May to the end of June. If your child is dedicated to the idea of becoming an actor or an actress, this camp is for them! For younger children, extended care and after care is available to help parents who work.

Deer Run Overnight Camps

Address: Deer Run Overnight Camps, 3845 Perkins Rd, Thompson's Station, TN

Deer Run Overnight Camps are located on 100 wooded acres to help children get back to nature. At Deer Run Overnight Camps, children are able to engage in rigorous physical activities, meet new people and form important friendships, and connect with other children.

Children enjoy staying in cabins and participating in group activities. Typical outdoor activities include archery, lake activities, paintball and more. Deer Run Overnight Camp also includes some Bible study. Campers are able to learn self-defense, some musical instruments and wilderness skills.

Leadership Academy

Leadership Academy is an excellent environment where children can learn to enjoy nature and connect with other children. While at Leadership Academy, kids learn social skills and outdoor exploration at the same time. Kids spend time outside, exploring and learning while also gaining confidence in themselves and in their own skills.


Gary Ashton

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