Top 5 Summer Camps in East Mesa, AZ

Are you ready for summer? It will be here before you know it and with promises of life slowly getting back to normal, now is a great time to start planning for the upcoming months. Kids have been cooped in the house and needing something to engage them, summer camps are a true lifesaver. We know establishing new routines and adjusting to a new normal will be stressful. Lucky for you, we have put together a guide of some great summer camps in the Mesa area available for your children to help you start planning.

Kids at Robotics Camps
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‍Snapology’s curriculum is designed to build on the math, science and technology knowledge students have gained over the school year to keep them interested and engaged in STEAM year-round. The best part about Snapology is that their programs are so packed with fun, children will be excited to return to school next year to use what they've learned. Exciting summer camp themes include Adventures with Jedi Masters, Gamebots, Junior Creators, Amusement Park Engineering and much more! Snapology also focuses on developing real-world interpersonal skills through sharing ideas, communicating and working together. Learn more here.

Mesa Kids Camp
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Mesa Kids Camp

Have a summer full of adventure and excitement with Mesa Kids Camp. Camps will have so much fun this summer with a different experience each day. Activities include karate, tumbling, or parkour class focusing on skills like balance, coordination, respect, confidence, and leadership. Campers will also be able to go on awesome field trips and participate in group games and activities. Mesa Kids Camp staff goes through thorough background checks and are all certified in CPR/first aid.

Boy playing drums
Photo courtesy of School of Rock

School of Rock

Rock out this summer with an awesome music camp at School of Rock! School of Rock camps focus on guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, and vocals. No matter your experience level, there is a camp for you. Camp themes include The Beatles, Best of the 90s, Rock 101, and more. All camps focus on trying to build a students musical foundation in a fun and exciting way. Almost all camps end with a live performance for friends and family.

Kids playing baseball
Photo courtesy of i9 Sports

i9 Sports

Does your child love sports? i9 Sports camps are perfect for all sports-loving, active children. i9 is currently offering camps around Mesa for basketball, football, soccer, and baseball. Camps focus on fun and friendly competition, kids will all practice together and play games later on the same day. Coaches are organized and passionate about the sports they instruct to ensure a fun environment to learn important skills and the fundamentals of the sport.

Kids painting pottery
Photo courtesy of As You Wish

As You Wish

Get creative this summer with pottery painting classes with As You Wish Pottery Painting Place. Classes are available this summer in-studio or virtually. Classes include projects like bird feeders, mugs, bowls, and more in fun themes like unicorns, gnomes, candy, dolphins, and more. Children ages 5+ of any skill level will have so much fun creating their own work of art! After your little artist is finished painting, As You Wish staff will fire your piece with care and have it ready for you to pick up after 5 days.