History, Nature, Science, and Technology Camps for Nashville
Camps that make you THINK!
The Nashville region is dedicated to educational experiences for our kids that are also FUN!
If there is a history, science, nature, or technology camp that we have missed, please email us to let us know, and we'll add it promptly. Thank you!
Energize your kid’s creativity and confidence with our new Camp Invention® program, Recharge! Campers in grades K-6 will collaborate with friends in hands-on, open-ended STEM challenges. They’ll take apart a microphone to explore its inner workings, build and test a device to launch rubber ducks, and design morphing vehicles for the Super Road Rally! Each activity is designed to inspire curiosity, spark imaginations and give your young innovator the best summer ever. This year, our local camps are being offered in person and at home so your child can experience the fun of Camp Invention no matter where they are! Visit invent.org/local to secure your spot and save!
PARI - Pisgah Astronomical Research InstituteEmpowering today’s campers to become tomorrow’s leaders in space and science discovery
For over 20 years, PARI has helped campers explore STEM and space science though our residential summer space camps for kids in grades 6th - 12th taught by professional astronomers and space scientists. Located on a prior NASA communciations site in the beautiful North Carolina mountains, campers can explore the universe, plan missions, and enjoy using equipment used in satellite tracking and communications. We bring out enthusiasm and eagerness to learn, build confidence to accept challenges, and strengthen problem solving skills. Come explore the universe with us and gain experiences that last a lifetime. Visit our website and sign up today!
Cheekwood Estate & Gardens
June 7 – July 30, 2021
Calling all young botanists, artists, and ecologists – we have the perfect camp for you! Cheekwood is excited to help your kids’ talents bloom this summer with a series of full-day and half-day camps for campers ages 5-15. Cheekwood’s Summer Camp features camps focused on art and nature including drawing, painting, clay, sculpting, ecology, gardening and more. Summer 2021 brings back several favorites including “Clay Fundamentals” and “Bugs & Blooms” along with a variety of new camps, including “Pond Life” where emerging aquatic ecologists will learn about the turtles in the Bracken Foundation Children’s Garden and create art pieces inspired by plants and other aquatic creatures they discover. Extended care options are available.