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Summer Sports Camps

Let your kids burn off their energy and learn some new skills at a sports camp this summer

Published on: February 06, 2024

Young girl holding a soccer ball and drinking water at a sports camp

For active kids, sports camp is just the ticket. Campers will hone skills, learn teamwork and have fun in these summer camp programs. Our list includes camps for team sports from beginning to advanced skill levels, plus individual sports, such as fencing and rock climbing.

NBC Camps (multiple locations)

NBC Camps offers both overnight and day camps that specialize in intensive training in basketball, volleyball and lacrosse. Camp staff train the total athlete, teaching the power of attitude, visualization and mental training to win both on and off the court or field.

Dates: Various 
Ages: 9–19
Cost: TBD

Boys and Girls Clubs

Boys and Girls Clubs offer a variety of sports camps for beginner and intermediate athletes throughout the summer. Camp staff teach not only skills but also conflict resolution and teamwork to provide youths with a chance to develop socially, emotionally and physically.

Dates: Weekly, starting June 24 
Grades: K–12
Cost: Varies ($180–$400)

Challenger Sports Soccer Summer Camps (multiple locations)

Coached by international and U.S.-based staff, these weeklong half-day and full-day soccer camps aim to improve your child’s soccer skills while providing a unique cultural experience. Choose from foundational skills camp, creative skills camp or elite camp. Camps are designed for all ages and ability levels, from beginner to advanced players.

Dates: Various
Ages: 2–11 and older
Cost: Varies

Washington Fencing Academy (Issaquah)

Washington Fencing Academy offers half-day summer camps for beginner through intermediate fencers. For the beginner camp, no experience is necessary and all equipment is provided. Campers will learn the basics of fencing, such as footwork, basic strikes, defenses and fun! Students with some experience can join intermediate and continuing level camps.

Dates: Various 
Ages: 8–18
Cost: Varies 

Skyhawks (multiple locations)

Skyhawks offers a variety of different single sports, including Ultimate Sports (kickball, ultimate frisbee and capture the flag) and various multisport camps. In Mini-Hawks, kids get to try out baseball, basketball and soccer in one camp. These programs are designed to give each child a positive introduction to sports and foster a lifelong love for activity.

Dates: Various 
Ages: 2–14
Cost: Varies

US Sports Camps (multiple locations)

Sponsored by Nike, US Sports Camps offers 24 programs in 16 different sports, including football, water polo, gymnastics, esports and others. Camps range from a few hours per day to overnight experiences. Programs are open to players of all genders and abilities, and all are led by experienced staff. Use the site search to find a camp near you.

Dates: Various
Ages: 5–18
Cost: Varies

PGA Junior Golf Camps (various locations)

These half- and full-day camps focus on developing skills such as full swing, short game, rules and etiquette. With a low teacher-to-instructor ratio, kids who are just beginning to those with advanced skill levels can learn golf while having a good time. Each Washington location offers different camps.

Dates: Various 
Ages: 7–17
Cost: Varies ($315–$675)

Arena Sports (multiple locations)

Arena Sports offers the Skills Institute summer camp, which focuses on developing campers’ soccer skills and fundamentals. This is a weeklong half-day camp at which campers will gain improved skills, a better understanding of the game and a nose for the ball.

Dates: TBD 
Ages: 5–12
Cost: Varies

Seattle Bouldering Project (Seattle)

If your kids are climbing the walls, try indoor climbing at the Seattle Bouldering Project. At these day camps, kids will dive deep into a sport whose physical and mental benefits are tangible and diverse. The dependable, caring staff focuses on skill building and youth development.

Dates: Various 
Ages: 6–15
Cost: Varies ($500–$625)

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