We are so excited you found the Scottsdale Moms Guide to Surviving Summer. This is our 9th year of bringing you tips, tricks and things to do, all written to help YOU survive summer with your littles!
We are hoping this summer is better than last summer…..but we really have no way of knowing what places are fully open, so please double check the websites and use your best judgement to keep your family safe.
We truly will get through this 2nd summer of a pandemic together!
Scroll down to see tons of articles on Things to do, Inside Activities, Summer Crafts, Summer Recipes, and our Tips for making it through an Arizona Summer!
We couldn’t do what we do without our sponsors! Thank you to the following businesses for continuing to support Scottsdale Moms, our Guide to Surviving Summer and our community of readers.
Scottsdale Moms Sponsors
The Musik Box
Looking to get out with your little one while encouraging their social, emotional, & physical development? Kindermusik® at The Musik Box is partnering with AZ Musicfest to bring music and movement classes for little ones age newborn – 5 years to N. Scottsdale. Our small class sizes are perfect for exploring the joy of music! We are passionate about equipping parents and caregivers through the power of music so children can reach their fullest potential!
Phoenix Summer Arts Camp
Join Rising Youth Theatre in partnership with Phoenix Center for the Arts for an online Summer Arts Camp! A multi-arts experience where young people use theatre, dance, visual art and more to connect and create together. Choose from four different two-week sessions, where campers can bring their “fandoms” to life using their own creative voices, with the support of amazing professional artists. Different Mystery Bags containing all the camp supplies and surprises included for each session!
When: June 7 to August
Time: 9 am to 12 pm
Where: Virtual Camp!
Prices: $250 – Early Registration before May 1, $300 – Regular Registration Starting May 1 – Financial aid available!
KidsTech Summer Camp
KidsTech Summer Camps go way beyond your average coding camp! Kids at our camps explore robotics, microprocessors, circuitry, and even cybersecurity! Kids from ages 5 to 15-years-old of all skill levels (including advanced) are welcome – projects are designed around each child’s ability and age level. We also have a Chill Gaming Zone every weekday from 4-6 p.m. where kids can play on their own system or ours, including our Star Wars Jedi VR goggles!
Full and half-day sessions available.
Give your kid an awesome summer discovering the latest technology and book today
Engineering for Kids
Engineering for Kids is the largest STEM Summer program in the valley for kids age 4-14. Camps are located in Scottsdale, Gilbert, Ahwatukee, Central Phoenix and Anthem. Many of our camps are held at some of the coolest kid friendly venues in the valley and offer different, hands-on learning opportunities each week.
Full-Day and Half-Day and Virtual Camps are available.
For additional information, please visit us at www.engineeringforkids.com/phoenix and click on the Register Now button at the top of the page!
Are you sending your kids to camp? You need Name Bubbles to keep track of all their stuff! Order the family packs now and you will be thrilled all your kid’s things are covered! They are great for water bottles, shoes, t-shirts, hats and more! They have all the styles, sizes and types of logos that you are looking for.