Virtual Summer Camps in Summer 2020 brings unlimited opportunities for kids around the world to participate in a virtual camp for free without living your house. A child with an Internet access living in any country around the world can learn ballet from the American Ballet Theatre, hear beautiful music from the US Metropolitan Opera, create Art & Design and Coding from Apple, technology from Microsoft, Internet safety tips from Google, enjoy learning with Khan Academy and many more. And, it is all FREE!
So, give kids the confidence with the skills to become creative problem-solvers or just taste the waters of something new.
The list of our favorite Free Virtual Summer Camps in 2020:
- AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE – ABT VIRTUAL CLASS SERIES for Tots and Adults
- ACCUWEATHER SUMMER CAMP
- AMAZON CAMP PRIME
- APPLE CAMP AT HOME
- CAMP KINDA
- CHILDREN’S MUSEUM – Children’s Museum of Manhattan
- GOOGLE CAMP
- INSTAGRAM FANS FOLLOW CAMP WITH DARCY MILLER
- KHAN ACADEMY, KHAN ACADEMY KIDS – KHAN ACADEMY SUMMER CAMP
- LIBRARY – NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY
- MICHAELS CREATIVITY CAMP
- MICROSOFT VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMPS
- MOCA – MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART NORTH MIAMI
- OMSI MUSEUM – OREGON MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
- NBC SPORTS CAMP
- OPERA GLOBAL SUMMER CAMP by THE METROPOLITAN OPERA
- YOUTUBE KIDS – #CAMPYOUTUBE
1. AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE – ABT VIRTUAL CLASS SERIES
AccuWeather has many new and exciting experiments and projects planned for the summer that parents and virtual campers can watch and do from home. So, pack your activity bags, and let’s go to AccuWeather Summer Camp for Weather Detectives and more!
Summer fun at your fingertips: Campfire Stories, Family Camp Crests, All About Bugs, The Canteen, Brain-Boosting STEM Lab available for all not just Prime members.
Kids have a unique opportunity this summer to experience Apple Camp! APPLE CREATIVES bring kids a new kind of Adventure at home with 3 projects that the whole family can do.
- Video Project: Spark Positive Change
- Art & Design Project: Design a Space for Happiness
- Coding Project: Learn to Code a Helpful Robot
Each project takes about an hour, but Campers can create and work at their own pace. The Activity Book will be a project road map, guiding learners from idea to finished masterpiece. Choose a date and Session to Sign up.
5. CAMP KINDA
Camp Kinda is a free virtual summer experience designed to keep kids in grades K-8 engaged, curious, and having fun—even if they’re stuck at home. It’s like summer camp… kinda.
6. MUSEUM – CHILDREN MUSEUM OF MANHATTAN
The Children’s Museum of Manhattan offers daily museum activities at home, including magic, surprise, concerts, arts activities, readings and more.
GoNoodle videos get kids moving to be their strongest, bravest, silliest, smartest, bestest selves. Over 14 million kids each month are dancing, stretching, running, jumping, deep breathing, and wiggling with GoNoodle.
8. GOOGLE CAMP
Starting 1st July, 2020, GOOGLE will share exciting and innovative assignments with your kids to help them explore skills such as painting, writing, storytelling, arts & crafts, coding and cooking. These assignments will also include internet safety tips which will teach you how to be responsible digital citizens while being safe online.
9. INSTAGRAM FANS CAN FOLLOW CAMP WITH DARCY MILLER
Camp Khan Kids is a fun, free 4-week virtual summer camp for children ages 2-7. Starting July 6th, the camp guides parents and children in a playful educational journey using Khan Academy Kids materials.
Every Monday in July, parents who are signed up for the Khan Academy Kids app will receive an email announcing the week’s themes and a self-paced schedule of suggested activities for reading, learning, and playing. The daily schedule includes 5 activities per day, but families can mix and match based on what works best for each child. Weekly themes include Water Week, Music & Movement Week, Animals & Nature Week, and Arts & Crafts Week.
For ages 8 and up, check out Khan Academy classes to help kids get ready for the next grade level.
11. LIBRARY – NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY
Join The New York Public Library this summer for our six-week Virtual Summer Camp program. Every week, kids and students of all ages, and their families, can find a new batch of fun, hands-on activities that promote learning, reading, and creativity—and can all be done from home.
The craft store Michaels has Camp Creativity, with instructional ZOOM videos for a range of camp-style arts and crafts.
Participants will receive a “digital passport” and can collect digital badges when they complete a workshop—so they can document their summer learning journey with accomplishments as they “travel” through each theme.
Campers will be introduced to mixed media, painting, drawing, and textile arts during these fun workshops held via Zoom, and led by professional art instructors. Final projects will be featured in a virtual exhibition on MOCA’s website.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 10am – 11:30am
June 8 – August 14, 2020
OMSI, The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry created a video and visual collection of home science experiments on why we should wash with soap for 20 seconds? Watch OMSI educators break down the science behind fascinating experiments! And, if you are looking for quick, fun, at-home STEM and science activities that don’t require a lab? Grab a few materials from around your home, then start experimenting.
16. NBC SPORTS CAMP
Join NBC SPORTS together with CHELSEA PIERS, virtual summer program for 7-to-12-year-old kids to learn and play a variety of sports lead by gold medal Olympians, Paralympians and world champion coaches.
17. OPERA GLOBAL SUMMER CAMP by THE METROPOLITAN OPERA
18. YOUTUBE KIDS – #CAMPYOUTUBE
Fun of summer camp to families at home with #CampYouTube. STEM, Arts, Sports, and Adventure themed camps to learn new skills, stay active, and explore the world together. Come back daily for updates! Families can also download #CampYouTube bingo board and cross off camp activities campers complete.