Keeping your kids busy all summer can be a challenge. Until you realize how many great summer camps operate out of Clemmons and the surrounding area, that is! We’ve compiled a list of 4 wonderful local camps for girls and boys of diverse interests. So, whether your child loves splashing around in a lake or would prefer to make gourmet brownies in the cool oasis of AC, we have the perfect summer retreat for them.
YMCA Camp Hanes
June 11 to August 10, 2018
Looking for a traditional outdoor camp? Located on a 400-acre wooded property with cabins, dining halls, and a lake, YMCA Camp Hanes is a long-standing favorite amongst North Carolina kids and offers both day and overnight camps for children ages 6 to 15. After Grade 10, teenagers can continue on to become Leaders-In-Training at the 3-week leadership camp. At these beloved camps, children enjoy a wide array of activities like kayaking, archery, horseback riding, swimming, arts and crafts, and many others. Learn more at www.camphanes.org.
YMCA Camp Hanes, 1225 Camp Hanes Rd, King NC
GAMET1ME Summer Camp
June 12 to August 24, 2018
Got a bunch of little gamers at home? Do they shun the outside world with a superhuman level of disdain? Sign them up for GAMET1ME’s Gaming Summer Camp. Beyond playing video games, this ambitious camp teaches kids how to code. That’s right, they’ll learn how to code Minecraft-style multiplayer games and other tech-savvy skills. And yes, GAMET1ME also makes their campers partake in outdoor activities — but shhh... don’t tell your kids! Learn more at www.gamet1me.com.
GAMET1ME, Kinnamon Village Shopping Center, 3406 Kinnamon Village Loop, Clemmons NC
Kids Cooking Camp
July 9 to July 26, 2018
Does your child delight in helping you in the kitchen? Southern Home & Kitchen presents Kids in the Kitchen: Summer Edition, a half-day camp where boys and girls make delicious meals and develop new culinary skills while learning about kitchen safety. The morning session is open to 7-10-year-olds, and children 11 and older are invited to attend the afternoon session. Learn more at: shopsohonc.com/kid-s-cooking-camp.
Southern Home & Kitchen, Thruway Shopping Center, 200 South Stratford Road, Winston-Salem NC
Clemmons Gymnastics Camp
Starts on June 12, 2018
So, your daughter or son has endless amounts of energy? Let them give Clemmons Gymnastics Camp a whirl. Open to children in kindergarten and above, the camp’s fully certified instructors teach kids of all ages gymnastics skills, while also providing arts and crafts, fun games, and field trips. There are even snacks! Parents can register their kids for whole weeks or choose to sign up per day. Learn more at www.clemmonsgymnastics.com/programs/summer-camps.
Clemmons Gymnastics Center, 4786 Kinnamon Rd, Winston-Salem, NC