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Summer Camp and Summer Child Care Options

Summer can be a difficult time for working single parents. Find out what your summer camp and summer child care options are with these resources.

Summer Camp and Child Care Guide
As your children grow older, you will likely reach a point where they're "too old" for traditional child care, yet aren't ready to be home alone all day, either. Discover some alternatives to traditional day care that can carry you through the summer months, while also keeping your kids safe, entertained, and engaged.

Summer Day Camp Options
Day camp is typically less expensive than overnight camp. Fins out what to look for in a day camp near you.

Summer Camps Run By Community Colleges
Attending summer camp at a local community college can be a fun, short-term child care option for older kids. Find out what to expect and where to look for community college camps in your area.

Summer Cooking Camp Options
Cooking camp is a short-term child care option for parents who are looking for alternatives to traditional child care during the summer months. Find out what to expect and where to look for cooking camps in your area.

Summer Art Camp Options
Art camp is a short-term summer child care option for parents who are looking for alternatives to traditional child care during the summer months. Find out what to expect and where to look for art camps in your area.

Summer Dance Camp Options
Dance camp offers a short-term summer child care option for parents who are looking for alternatives to traditional child care during the summer months. Find out what to expect and where to look for dance camps in your area.

Humane Society Summer Camps
Humane society camp is a short-term option for parents who are looking for alternatives to traditional child care during the summer months. Find out what to expect and where to look for humane society camps in your area.

Summer Zoo Camp Options
Zoo camp is a summer child care option for parents who are looking for alternatives to traditional child care during the summer months. Find out what to expect and where to look for zoo camps in your area.

Summer Museum Camp Options
Museum camp is a summer child care option for parents who are looking for alternatives to traditional child care during the summer months. Find out what to expect and where to look for museum camps in your area.

Summer Gymnastics Camps
Gymnastics camp offers a summer child care option for parents who are looking for alternatives to traditional child care during the summer months. Find out what to expect and where to look for gymnastics camps in your area.

School-Based Summer Camps
School-based camps offer a summer child care option for parents who are looking for alternatives to traditional child care during the summer months. Find out what to expect and where to look for school-based summer camps in your area.

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