Cedar Rapids Summer Camp Guide

Disclosure: We are frequently asked about where to find the best summer camp in Cedar Rapids and understand that sorting through all the choices can be time-consuming. We are thrilled to provide this one-stop guide to Cedar Rapids youth camps, brought to you by our many sponsors!  We hope our guides make your life just a little bit easier.  You deserve the break! 

Summit Schools

Summit Schools has been the summer destination for local students for over 20 years. Summit offers 4-week academic camps in reading/writing and math, and weekly themed camps encouraging kids to think critically and problem-solve while still having a blast! Summit’s summer camps are known in the community for their high-quality programming. Full-day or morning-only camps offered; before/after day care is available. Summer tutoring in various subjects is also available. View camp catalog and register at summitschools.org.


1010 Regent St NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Phone: 319-294-2036

Camp Liberty

Nestled on 245 acres wooded acres in New Liberty, Iowa, Camp Liberty is a special place for girls in grades 2-12 to explore the outdoors and just be themselves. Full-week and mini summer camp programs are designed to challenge girls to find independence, create friendships, and take risks in a safe and supportive environment. Whether she’s climbing to the top of the high ropes course for the first time, starring in an all-camp skit, hitting a bullseye, or steering a canoe, she’s answering the call to adventure!


4415 295th Street, New Liberty, Iowa

Phone: 800-798-0833

Camp Tanager

Camp Tanager is located four miles east of Cedar Rapids. It features an all-season facility with kitchens, meeting areas, and sleeping quarters for up to 72 campers. The site features a zero-depth entry swimming pool, basketball court, sand volleyball court, baseball diamond, and archery range. With nearly 24 acres of land, hiking trails, and athletic fields, there’s something for everyone at Camp Tanager. Camp counselors are experienced in working with children from a variety of backgrounds and ability levels. All Camp Tanager staff are dedicated to providing a warm, nurturing, and safe environment for our campers.


1614 W Mt Vernon Rd, Mt Vernon, IA 52314

Phone: 319-363-0681


AirFX in Hiawatha is excited to launch their 2022 Summer Camps for families in Cedar Rapids and surrounding areas!

Registration is now open for AirFX summer camps. This one-of-a-kind camp includes a variety of instructor-led indoor and outdoor activities, including:

  • Rock climbing
  • Obstacle courses
  • Trampoline dodgeball
  • Outdoor games
  • Minigolf
  • Bungee Jumping
  • and more…!

Camp Scattergood

Camp Scattergood provides campers with a day full of exciting outdoor activities! Our program engages campers in age-specific activities taught by professional teachers. We believe in the importance of both nature and community, which are incorporated into our programming. Each day your camper can expect to swim in the pond, engage in imaginative play, grow their creativity through arts and crafts, and snack on farm-fresh organic produce.

Jane Boyd Community House

The Shell, Little Sports Torts Indoor Play Space

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