Summer Camps for Kids in Forsyth County, GA

Summer will be here in a few weeks and sounds of “Mom, I’m bored!” will permeate the air. In a panic, I set forth to find out what summer day camps there are in the areas of Cumming and Forsyth County, GA.

Girl scout day camp at Camp Lanier.

March is a good planning month as deadlines are in April and early May for summer camp sign ups. Forsyth County and the City of Cumming offer camps as well as local churches and the Girl Scouts.

Churches in the area host vacation bible school as well as summer camps for kids:

The Forsyth County YMCA offers a variety of summer programs. There are also specialty camps like Swim Atlanta. Some local horse stables like Stonewood Stables offer camps. Imagine That and Future Tech are another example of unique camps.

Cane Creek Farm: You can now sign up online for your kids aged 8 – 12 to attend Summer Farm Camp, which will be held at the farm from June 13th – 17th.

A friend recently recommended Camp Kerusso as her kids went there last summer (1st – 5th grade). It is located off Pilgrim Mill Road at Camp Lanier. It runs July 18 and July 25 weeks. It is from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm and the price per week is $119 or $149 depending on the track.

The Girl Scouts have a North, Central and South Forsyth Division. The camps offered are:

Checking local publications like Atlanta Moms and Atlanta Parent magazine might also offer some camp options. Up in Cumming magazine also has a local directory for summer camps.

If you hear of any other camps, please comment and share with the community! Happy hunting!


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  1. Don’t forget Camp Kerusso. Four weeks this summer. Its all about relationships, adventure, and fun!

  2. Spencer Tootle says:

    Funny Kids Improv Comedy Camp is still seeking students for our June 10-14 camp!
    Bring your funny child to our camp where they’ll learn to hone their humor from our award winning improvisational actors!
    Call 912 508 9121 for details!

  3. Save the Horses (a qualified 501(c)(3) organization) is having its “Girls Love Horses” Summer Day Camp beginning the week of June 2. For girls ages 7 – 14; limited to 8 girls per week; fun, equestrian-related activities & riding in a safe environment. Proceeds benefit the horse rescue. email for full details.


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