School is out and the temperature outside has taken a scalding turn – we all know what this means. It’s summer! A time for enjoying a day at the pool, heading to the beach, eating a popsicle, and going to summer camp! Many of the Auburn Chamber members are offering nifty summer camps that you won’t want to miss out on! From sporty to crafty, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Read along and dive into the world of miraculous summer fun! — written by Kimberly VanderWal

Auburn Area Community Theatre
Are you a little dramatic? Do you sometimes feel the urge to burst out in song? Auburn Area Community Theatre has just the remedy for you. AACT is offering numerous summer camps that all revolve around enhancing your acting skills and preparing you for the stage. There will be Musical Theatre Camp, a Summer Intensive, Play Writing, and many others that offer training in all departments of the theatre. Take this opportunity to step into an optimal state where the answer to each problem is to dance in unison without anyone wondering why. Browse through the different programs and register online today!

Southern Union Golf Camp
There’s nothing like hitting a tiny ball with a long stick. It can be both challenging and fun! This is exactly why Southern Union is offering a beginner and advanced Golf Camp as a fun way help build a solid golfing technique. Learn more about chipping, course management, and more! Four sessions are being offered this summer: two sessions for beginner/intermediate golfers between grades 4-8 and two sessions for advanced high-school golfers between grades 9-12. To register, please call 334-559-0887 or email Jamie McQuaker at For more information on each session, visit the Southern Union Golf Facebook Page!

Spicer’s Music
Let’s get rockin’! Spicer’s Music is hosting Summer Rock Camp for musicians of all ages. Similar to their store slogan, these camps are “Not Your Average Music Camps.” Past attendees have described Spicer’s camps as magical, with experienced instructors offering valuable advice as well as the opportunity to perform at the end of the camp. Channel your inner Joe Jonas and Demi Lovato with the multiple camps Spicer’s is offering: Camp Kazoo, Rock Camp, and Adult Camp. Learn more about each camp online today and get ready to be in the spotlight!

AR Workshop Auburn
Feeling artsy and crafty, or wanting to make something out of yarn? AR Workshop has “knit” together the perfect Summer Art Camps for all the artistic kids in the area. Create wall paintings, string art, and even tie-dye shirts! These groovy camps are designed for girls and boys, ages 7-14. Kids will get to create four projects over the course of the camp while having a blast in the process! Participants will be able to customize their project design and paint with top-of-the-line paint. From unicorns to spaceships, AR Workshop has any design imaginable – register online today! Read more about the upcoming Art Camps and get ready to be the next Leonardo da Vinci!

Auburn University
It’s no wonder Auburn University was named the Number 1 Best College in Alabama once again in Niche’s 2021 Best Colleges in America list. Auburn University not only offers an array of summer programs for students, but for all members of the community! Summer camp registration is now open for numerous programs where there is something for everyone. Auburn University Outreach has high school programs available including ACT Bootcamp, Aviation Camp, Creative Writing Studios, Construction Camp, and so many more. There are also summer sessions for middle and elementary school children as well as cheer camps. Browse through the AU Outreach programs and register online. It doesn’t stop there, though. The Auburn University Athletics Department has an exceptional number of athletic camps happening throughout the summer. Football, basketball, volleyball, and any other sport you are passionate about are available for registration. Enhance your technique and agility with this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be trained by some of the top high school and college coaches. Come learn how to play the Auburn way – you won’t regret it. Browse through the programs and register online today!

Auburn Arts Association
This summer, the Auburn Arts Association is hosting visual arts camps at the Jan Dempsy Community Arts Center (JDCAC). These camps will create the perfect place for creativity, education, and most importantly – fun for children of all ages! Art camps at the JDCAC provide an interactive and creative learning experience where instruction is taught by experienced artists and educators. Campers will explore different aspects of art while learning about aesthetic, history, and culture. At the end of each camp, children will get to present their amazing creations in a special exhibition. Registration can be completed online or in person and the Jan Dempsy Community Arts Center, located at 307 S. Dean Road.

The Auburn Chamber wishes you and your family a miraculous summer filled with fun, laughter, silliness, and summer camps!