2018 Guide to Summer Camps in and Around Northwest Arkansas

At Northwest Arkansas Moms Blog, we know that finding the perfect summer camp is at the top of our to-do list.  As busy moms ourselves, we want to make planning your summer easier by helping you find the perfect summer camps for your kiddos. In our Summer Camp Guide, you will be able to register for featured camps with the click of a button, as well as view a comprehensive list of other camps serving NWA. Happy Camping Mommas!

A special thank you to our sponsors who made this guide possible. If you would like your camp added to our guide, please contact [email protected]


June 11 – 15, 2018
9am – 3pm
Ages: 6 – 11 years old
$250 Amazeum members/$300 non-members*  

Imagination and Beyond with Crystal Bridges and the Scott Family Amazeum
June 18 – 22, 2018
9:30am – 3pm
Ages: 6 – 12 years old
$265 Amazeum or Crystal Bridges members/$335 non-members*

Girls STEAM: Movie Take a Part
June 25 – 29, 2018
9am – 3pm
Ages: 6 – 11 years old – girls only camp
$250 Amazeum members/$300 non-members*

Rumor or Reality: Operation Hybrid
July 9 – 13, 2018
9am – 3pm
Ages: 6 – 11 years old
$250 Amazeum members/$300 non-members*

Tailoring with Tech 
July 16 – 20, 2018
9am – 3pm
Ages: 9 – 14 years old
$250 Amazeum members/$300 non-members*

July 23 – 27, 2018
9am – 3pm
Ages: 6 – 11 years old
$250 Amazeum members/$300 non-members*

3D Animaker
July 30 – August 3, 2018
9am – 3pm
Ages: 11 – 15 years old
$265 Amazeum members/$335 non-members*

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Zing into Kindergarten with STEAM
July 30 – August 3, 2018
9am – 12pm OR 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Ages: Enrolling in Kindergarten for fall 2018
$125 Amazeum members/$150 non-members*

*Advanced registration and payment required. Members, check your email for early registration links, non-member registration opens on February 28.  


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Modern Mission Summer Camps! Jump into the action with fun activities such as archery, indoor, and outdoor tactical laser tag. While here, your kids will hear from special guests such as our local Sheriff Tim Helder, a K-9 unit, and learn special outdoor survival tips. Camps start in June running 5 days from 8:00am-12:00pm Monday-Friday. Find out more at www.modernmission.com/camp. Join the Mission!”


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“Arts Live Theatre Summer Theatre Camps! One and two week camps June, July & August for ages 5-7, 8-11, 12-18 in Musical Theatre, Theatre Production, Improv and more! Be a part of the magic at Arts Live Theatre! Find out more at www.modernmission.com/camp.”

What’s YOUR favorite summer camp??

That’s the question we asked our Contributor Team and we are so excited to share their summer camp picks with you! We hope that you can find a camp (or two!) for your littles (or bigs) from this list, and that you walk away with a similar experience. Enjoy!

Allison's Summer Camp Pick

Camp War Eagle

“Camp War Eagle was an amazing experience for my son. He was able to participate in a wide variety of activities that he wouldn’t have ever had the opportunity to try without Camp War Eagle. I also love that it is faith-based and helps children to build character. He came home feeling more confident, independent, and even overcame his fear of swimming while he was there!”

Lindsay's Summer Camp Pick

Milwood Day Camp

“Milwood Day Camp! They have fieldtrips almost every single day. This will be my kiddos’ third or forth year attending summer camp at Milwood. I could write an entire article on how amazing this place is!”

Brittany's Summer Camp Pick

Casa Castillo Summer Camp

“Casa Castillo Summer Camp is PERFECT for those that need a flexible schedule in the summer. You have the option to sign up for certain weeks, or the entire summer if needed and the hours are tailored to your specific needs. Work full-time, want to grocery shop and clean, want a week free of kiddos? They’ve got you covered. And the most amazing part? Your kiddos learn Spanish the entire time! Camp varies week by week so there is sure to be something your kiddos will love!” 

Want to be featured in our 2018 Guide to Summer Camps In And Around Northwest Arkansas?

We want to show our readers all the great camps available right here in Northwest Arkansas. Partnering with us allows your business greater visibility with a large targeted market of local families. Join us and help enrich the lives of Northwest Arkansas Moms! Email [email protected]

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