Living in Scottsdale means our hot HOT summers need to be filled with busy camp days for our kids. Because we know, if we don’t plan our kids summers, we then become the “camp directors.” We also know that finding the perfect summer camps mean fun-filled, and stress-free summers! We present to you our 2023 Guide to Summer Camps in Phoenix and surrounding areas, and we hope it provides you some insight as you make your summer plans!

We need to extend our greatest appreciation to all of our summer camp sponsors who made this guide possible!  When you sign your kiddos up for one of the camps listed below, please let them know that Scottsdale Moms sent you their way!

Phoenix Engineering with Kids

Engineering For Kids of Phoenix Metro is the all-in-one solution for your child’s summer fun & learning experience! Since 2014, we’ve been offering week-long STEM camps to kids ages 4-14 at the coolest indoor entertainment facilities across the Valley. Our expert instructors use hands-on, collaborative curriculum to teach all manner of STEM subjects: robotics, programming, chemistry, physics, LEGO, Minecraft, Roblox and much more.

Each week is a new, separate set of curriculum and all programs easily scale with age and ability level, so there’s truly something for every child. We are currently offering early-bird pricing, installment plans, no-hassle cancellations.

For additional information, please visit us at and click on the Register Now button at the top of the page!

KaiPod Learning Summer Programs

KaiPod Learning Summer Programs are designed for kids age 9-17. In our Learning Pods in Scottsdale, Gilbert, and Glendale we offer weekly summer programs where kids will continue to learn and dive deeper into their natural curiosity exploring either SCIENCE or ART in a group of up to 10 kids. Our Summer Programs are run by highly qualified Coaches who are former teachers. They will facilitate a day split into studying/ reading, socializing and playing, and hands-on enrichment activities and projects.
Science Lab: June 12, 2023 – June 15, 2023, June 19, 2023 – June 23, 2023, June 26, 2023 – June 30, 2023
Art Explosion: July 10, 2023 – July 14, 2023, July 17, 2023 – July 21, 2023, July 24, 2023 – July 28, 2023

Goldfish Swim School

At Goldfish Swim School – North Scottsdale, AZ, you can enroll your children in swim lessons that start as early as 4 months and go up to 12 years. Our swim lessons are offered year-round with an important 4 to 1 student to teacher ratio to ensure the safety of every student. Classes are offered in 30-minute sessions and space is limited – reserve your spot today!

Camp Taliesin West

At Camp Taliesin West, located at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Arizona home, our campers explore, create, and design as they engage in fun and educational STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) activities.

We offer weeklong and 1-day camps. Each week of camp focuses on a different theme and campers can investigate topics ranging from interior design to urban planning! We have camps for campers from age 8 to 17, including Design Your Own Dream Home, Shaping a City, Architectural Discovery and a photography half-day camp. Can’t make it to Taliesin West? We have a virtual camp that includes an hour of live instruction each day with fun at home projects.

At the end of each full week, families and friends will be invited to Taliesin West to see a showcase of the campers’ work!

Name Bubbles

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.



Add Skechers Hands Free Slip-ins® to your list of summer essentials! Skechers offers a revolution in footwear designed to make everyday life simpler. Each pair features an exclusive Heel Pillow™ designed to securely hold your foot in place and a Unique Comfort Pillow™ design around the heel adding comfort and stability. Offering innovation and comfort technology with every step, Skechers Slip-ins® are available in a wide range of styles and silhouettes (including cool light up kicks!) that deliver convenience and accessibility.

Hawaiian Ice

Keep your kids cool this summer with an easy at home treat with Hawaiian Ice.

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We want to show our readers all the great camps available in the Phoenix area. Partnering with us allows your business greater visibility with a large targeted market of local families. Join us and help enrich the lives of Phoenix area moms! Please email [email protected] if you’d like to chat about having your camp or program added to this great list.