8 Cool Summer Camps

Summer camp is an annual tradition for many kids lucky enough to enjoy them, and there’s a huge variety of specialized camps that cater to specific interests.

Whether it involves traditional outdoor activities, team-building science projects or caring for animals, summer camp can make for unforgettable learning experiences that can help shape kids’ goals and personalities.

Here are some of the coolest ones we’ve found. Since they can be costly, we’ll list some of the lowest prices for each.

Secret Agent Camp

Spy games, paintball, acrobatics, stealth tactics and martial arts moves are just part of what kids can learn at Secret Agent Camp.

Location: Running Springs, Calif.

Ages: 9 to 16

Price: One-week sessions for $1,535

Hollywood Stunt Camp

Hand-to-hand combat, swordfighting, jumps, tumbles, safe landing and falling techniques and fight choreography are taught by experienced, professional stunt men at this stunt camp.

Location: Running Springs, Calif.

Ages: 9 to 16

Price: One-week sessions for $1,535

Mad Science Day Camp

Kids can build and launch a model rocket, work with a team to build a bridge, learn the science at work in sports, dig for dinosaurs and learn about robots and space travel at this intense day camp.

Location: Missouri and Illinois

Ages: 5 to 12

Price: $110 to $262 depending on the program and location

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