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After School Academics & Arts Program (ASAAP)
Summer academic & enrichment camps where students will review previous skills learned and be introduced to new skills for the upcoming year. This camp is guaranteed to be challenging, enriching, and exciting.
Ages: Grades K-5

All-South Drum Major and Guard Camp
The premier camp of its kind in the Southeast, the All-South Drum Major and Guard camp offers high school students of all experience levels the opportunity to come to the beautiful campus of The University of Southern Mississippi and hone their skills in conducting, leadership, flag work, and/or rifle work.  Staffed by leading experts in their respective fields, the Drum Major and Guard camp will provide students with an engaging, educational, and FUN experience which will prepare them to have the most successful marching season yet!

Bristles Summer Art Camps
Each summer Bristles opens its doors to many kids around the area who want to experience art. There is no previous experience required. All classes are designed with success in mind, taking kids through the art processes step by step! Many students who can’t make it for regular art lessons during the year, use the summer as a chance to get their art fix!
Ages: Pre-K – 9th Grade

Camp Create
At Camp Create we believe that children should be allowed the freedom to express themselves through play, music, dance, and art.  We also believe that summer camp fun should not be forced therefore, we have multiple stations set up at all times which can be utilized by the children during camp hours. These stations include costumes, art projects, quiet comfortable spaces, musical instruments, a creative movement area, and game area.
All camps will take place at the new Hattiesburg Community Arts Center on Main Street in Downtown Hattiesburg.
Ages: Ages 4-13

D-Bat Summer Camps
Players will be divided by age and ability level as well as baseball/softball concentrations.
Several options of dates throughout the summer, 9am-2pm
Non-members $45/day, Gold Members $36/day, Platinum Members $31.50/day
Ages: 6-13

Eagle Maker Hub
Camps for makers, inventors, STEAM, etc.
Grades: 3-12

Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies, USM
Day Programs: Young Gifted Students
Residential Programs: Summer Gifted Studies

GenCyber Camps
July 12-16
Girls who will be in grades 3 – 5 in fall 2021 are invited to apply our summer day camps! Camp will provide hands-on learning activities that will allow participants to learn cybersecurity vulnerabilities, cybercrime, and how attention to safe online behavior is crucial to their personal safety. Campers will be taught computer programming and guest speakers will introduce the campers to computing careers, with particular attention to cybersecurity.
Grades: 3-5

Hattiesburg Parks and Recreation Summer Camp Program
Collaboration with Hattiesburg Public School District
June 1 – July 2
Grades: K – 7
In collaboration with the enrichment program, Hattiesburg Parks and Recreation will meet students at the following school locations to provide recreational and art activities from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. to ages K through 5th Grade: Thames, Woodley, Grace Christian, Rowan and Hawkins.
A program will also be available to students at Lille Burney for grades 6th & 7th, from 1:30 p.m. until 5 p.m.
Camp is $35 per child. Parents/guardians can enroll each child at http://cityofhpr.siplay.com.
The Parks and Recreation Summer Day Camp program will run concurrently with the Hattiesburg Public School District’s in-person summer enrichment program for K through 7th Grades. This program will focus on academics, arts, activities and achievement, with emphasis on preparing for the upcoming year.

Hattiesburg Youth Soccer Summer Camps
June 7-10
Ages: 4-18 (half day options for ages 4-6)

Hattiesburg Zoo
Ages 5-12

Joye Lee-McNelis Basketball Camps, USM
Camps are held at Reed Green Coliseum on the University of Southern Mississippi campus in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and are led by Head Coach Joye Lee-McNelis and Lady Eagles basketball staff.
Ages: PK-12

Jump’in Gymnastics
6 weeks of summer fun

Lake Thoreau Environmental Center
June 7-11
June 21-25

PCS Soccer Camp
Girls and boys soccer camp at Tatum Park: June 14-17 8:30-11:30.
Grades: K – 7th

Pine Belt Robotics Academy
Through Pine Belt Robotics Academy, students can participate in fun and engaging robotics activities that promote STEM skills, while enhancing collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking! The program is led by Nadine Amaya, 2018 Mississippi VEX IQ Elementary Teacher of the Year and 2017 VEX IQ World STEM Hall of Fame Teacher of the Year. Students in grades K-6 from all area schools and homeschoolers are welcome!
Ages: K-6

Summer Maker Camps
A variety of camps offered, including: STEAM, robotics, 3D printing, etc.
Ages: Grades 3-12

Southern States Soccer Camp
Our exciting 2021 camp season provides for three weeks of camp with three age groups attending each week. Further divisions within the age groups will be administered depending on the numbers and level of players within those age groups.

Temple Baptist Church – Camp 5220
Camp 5220 is an opportunity for children who are entering 1st grade through 7th grade to experience a summer’s worth of fun every day. Camp 5220 is filled with games, crafts, music, and three tracts for kids to choose from. Registration includes 2 snacks daily and a T-shirt. Campers are expected to bring a sack lunch.
Grades: 1-7

The Arc Summer Adventures
Summer camp for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Summer Adventures will be held June 3-July 2. Due to Covid-19, we will only accept a limited number of students. Applications that are in first will have first priority and a waiting list will be established.

The Country Schoolhouse
Variety of summer camps including arts and crafts, pioneering, music, carnival camp and more!
Ages: 4-14

The Racquet Club of Hattiesburg – Kids Tennis & Swim Camps
Children ages 5-12 are invited to attend the tennis and swim camp at The Racquet Club of Hattiesburg. Camps run from 9AM-12PM and include two hours of tennis (9AM-11AM) and one hour of pool time (11AM-12PM). Children may register to attend the camp for a day, week, or for the whole summer. Cost per week (3 days or more) is $125 for club members and $135 for non-members. Cost per day is $40 for club members and $45 for non-members. Please register each child separately. Payment is due by the start of camp, cash or check made payable directly to Christer Olsson.
Register here: https://forms.gle/4F4VJRWQYvbschwU7
Questions? Contact The Racquet Club at (601) 268-2098 or theoffice@hattiesburgracquetclub.com.

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Health Sciences and Wellness Academy 2021
Free Summer Camp
Students will learn about molecular techniques through fun, hands-on activities!
Date: July 12-16
Deadline to apply: April 30
Apply here: bit.ly/3gGeT9J

William Carey Athletics Camps

Worthy Stables
Summer day camp for kids ages 7-13. A great opportunity to enjoy a summer filled with learning, centered around equestrian-based activities.

YouthCares Mississippi is a Tutoring and After – school Program that allows students a variety of fun and educational activities and summer camps for children ages 5years to 17 years old.
June 7 – July 16
Ages: 5-12

Hattiesburg and Petal locations.
Full day camps, weekly rates and drop-in rates available.
Ages: 5-12


4-H Camp
Greene County Extension Office, 601-394-2702, Angie Rogers Byrd

59 Baseball & Softball Summer Skills Camp


Benedict Day School Summer Camps

Hattiesburg Country Club

Jiu Jitsu Summer Camp

Merit Health Wellness Center Summer Kids’ Camps
(601) 268-5010, or stop by front desk at Wellness Center for info (210 W. Hospital Dr.)

Michael’s Camp Creativity

Mississippi Elks Camp

Oseola McCarty Youth Development Center

The Kitchen Table
Kids’ cooking classes and camps.

University of Southern Mississippi Camps

University of Southern Mississippi Arts Camps

University of Southern Mississippi Sports Camp


Central Creativity

Kids’ College at JCJC

Kids Kingdom
Grades – K-6th


Kids’ College at PRCC
Variety of camps offered for various ages throughout the summer.


Institute for Marine and Mammal Studies
Ocean adventures summer camps for various ages throughout the summer.

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
Session dates will be June 1 – July 30. Camps are for children ages 4-11. Our 2 week WINGS theatre camps range from ages 6-18. Sign up for morning or afternoon sessions or register for one of each and build a full day’s schedule, which includes FREE lunch bunch supervision. (Campers must bring their own lunch.)

Mississippi Aquarium Camp Aqua
Bayou Bound summer camp will take campers through the habitats surrounding our region. Campers will explore rivers, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Mississippi Sound: both in and out of the classroom. They will also explore the Aquarium’s various habitats, species, jobs, and facilities. The goal of Camp Aqua: Bayou Bound, is for campers to cultivate a deeper understanding of the waters that make up the Mississippi Sound, and begin to take action to conserve this local environment for future generations. Camp includes age-appropriate hands-on activities, readings, science experiments, exploration time in the Aquarium, crafts, camp t-shirt, daily lunch and snacks.
Summer Camp is designed for Children ages 7-12 | Drop off begins at 8 a.m. Each session is held Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. | Daily health checks and masks are required.
Register at https://www.msaquarium.org/event/summer-camp

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Pascagoula River Audubon Center
The Pascagoula River Audubon Center offers fun, nature-based summer camp programming for a variety of age groups.
Ages: K – Middle School

Sea Camp

Shaggy’s Angler Camp

Shark Fest

Stennis Space Center, Astro Camp


Tara Wildlife
Campers will experience the outdoors with hands-on, fun, learning activities. Our Youth Camps are designed to provide today’s youth with both an understanding of and an appreciation of our cherished natural resources and the wise management of those resources.

Twin Lakes Summer Camp
Day and overnight camps.
Ages: 5-15, staff opportunities for ages 16 and up


Check out the following places for other opportunities:

VBS at local churches

Camps at local churches

Camps at local schools 



Email Jennifer@EmergeEvents.com information about additional camps or corrections to any listed.