11th Annual Gig Harbor & Mason County SUMMER CAMPS Guide

Help us Welcome "Bricks 4 Kidz"

By Gig Harbor Macaroni KID May 24, 2023

2023 Summer Camps: Local Camps + WORTH THE DRIVE (West & South Sound Areas)

WELCOME to the 11th annual Gig Harbor & Mason County Macaroni KID Summer Camp-Classes-Activities Guide for 2023! 

Are you wondering WHY you should send your child to a Gig Harbor / Mason County area SUMMER CAMP? 

Here are FIVE reasons to let kids go to summer camps this year! Summer camps are a great time for kids to:

  1. try new things, 
  2. nurture unique interests, 
  3. meet new friends, 
  4. stretch their creativity, 
  5. and have tons of summer fun in the Gig Harbor / Mason County area

The 11th annual Gig Harbor Macaroni KID Summer Camps-Classes-Activities Guide for 2023 will be in every Macaroni KID newsletter issue (published weekly) and on the website 24/7 from now through the end of August (extended from the end of July!). Check back often, more camps will be added as they are announced and submitted to us. 

Click on the links OR images below for full details about each of the camps.


Click on the links OR images below for full details about each of the camps.

The Arts 

(Painting, Drawing & More)

Are YOU Hosting an arts camp? Get listed! Click here! 

Dance Classes

(Dance, Movement & more)

Is your business offering dance camps? Get listed! Click here! 


(Instruments, Bands & more)

Is your business offering music camps? Get listed! Click here! 

Learning Camps


Hosting a Camp? Get listed! Click here! 

Outdoor Adventure

Caregivers & Parents, be sure to check back later! 

Is your business offering outdoor or adventure camps? Get listed! Click here! 

Parks and Recreation 

Register for YMCA Summer DAY Camps

Is your business offering SPORTS camps? Get listed! Click here! 

Sports Camps

COMING SOON! Parents/Caregivers, Check back! 

Is your business offering STEM camps? Get listed! Click here!

STEM Camps


Is your business offering STEM camps? Get listed! Click here! 

Wellness Camps 

COMING SOON! Parents/Caregivers, Check back! 

Is your business offering Wellness camps? Get listed! Click here! 

Worth the Drive Summer Camps




**DISCLAIMER: As with anything, please do your OWN research to be sure the camps are a good match for your family. 
*Please note this guide does not include every summer camp in Gig Harbor, Key Peninsula & or Fox Island. These programs responded to our invitation to be included in this exclusive guide to be seen by thousands of parents each week. If you are offering a summer camp or classes and are interested in getting listed please email us if you have questions or sign up HERE. Camps can be added at any time.


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  • Some camps may be offering a discount for our readers, so be sure to check for any discount info in the listings below and also by mentioning Macaroni Kid when you register!
  • Sign up for our FREE newsletter to see the new camps that get added each week. 
  • You can also access the Summer Camp Guide at any time simply by clicking on the GUIDES link at the top of our website.
  • Local summer camps are open for registration and we have put the "Macaroni Kid stamp of approval" on these summer camps! 
  • If you'd like more information on adding your camp, please email: annmariem@macaronikid.comor REGISTER your camp HERE. 
  • Do you want to know how camps are operating during the pandemic in regard to masks, social distancing, etc? Most camps have this info on their website which you can find by clicking their listing below. 
  • Click Submit an Event from the home page to submit your events! And be sure to follow us on InstagramFacebook and Pinterest for last-minute updates, news and fun ideas!
  • Don't miss our Business Directory. Your guide to photographers, birthday parties, classes & enrichment programs, schools, health care & more! 
  • Like this GUIDE?  Macaroni Kid Gig Harbor is your best source for kid activities and family fun in Gig Harbor, Fox Island, Key Peninsula. Be sure to check the CALENDAR for a complete list of local events - guaranteed to entertain, educate & exhaust your kids & family.

When the school year is over, it's time for SUMMER CAMP SEASON!

Getting Started:

Macaroni KID Gig Harbor, Fox Island, and Key Peninsula has rounded up some of the best summer camps in the Greater Gig Harbor as well as neighboring south Denver metro communities. Whether you've got a preschooler, a teen, or a few in between, you're sure to find something on this list of summer camps and activities near the Denver Tech Center that your child will be excited about.

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