Summer Camps for Kids Still Available in Little Rock

Kerry Kraus


It’s the middle of the summer and you may be thinking all the summer activities for children are full. Not so. There are still plenty of offerings available in Little Rock.

The Old State House Museum’s Summer Enrichment Program hosts Arkansas Myth Busting! July 19-23. Registration deadline is this Friday, July 9. Participants explore some of the strange and unusual myths dealing with the museum and Arkansas history. They learn how to prove or disprove these stories through analytical observation, investigation and problem solving. Cost is $75 and this particular program is for students in grades 5-10 (rising). Contact the Education Department at (501) 324-9685. A downloadable registration form is available online. The Old State House is located at 300 West Markham in downtown Little Rock.

Wildwood Park’s Summer Arts Camp
is July 12-23. Campers can expect a little bit of everything — music, culinary, literature, visual arts, theatre and horticulture – all in a beautiful park setting. A stage performance showcasing the children’s experiences concludes the camp. Wildwood is located at 20919 Denny Road in west Little Rock. The event begins at 9 a.m. on July 12 and ends at noon on July 23. You can RSVP and find more information on Wildwood’s Facebook page


Anytime, Summertime Camps are available at The Little Gym
in Little Rock. These activities for children are unique in that they are flexible to fit a busy parent’s summer schedule. The camps help children develop important motor skills and build confidence in an engaging, fun atmosphere. We have specially developed curriculums that combine physical fitness, gymnastics and play with arts, crafts and special events. You can even take a trial visit to get a feel for what is offered. Call 501-225-5437 for more details. or follow on Facebook.  The gym is located 1121 S. Bowman Road, Suite C-1 in west Little Rock.



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