Arrr you ready for a great summer? No need to put your kids in expensive summer camp this year! This year, make your own DIY summer camp!
Grab your kids, grab some friends, and host this super-fun at-home summer camp with fun pirate summer camp activities and make memories that will last a lifetime!
This super-fun at-home summer camp will definitely be something your kids will remember from year to year, and you’ll be the favorite neighbor in the neighborhood if you invite your kids friends.
These fun pirate themed activities for summer camp can also be adapted for daycares, church camps, after-school care, summer school, and even birthday parties.
There’s nothing more fun than pirate camp!
Pirate Themed Activities for Summer Camp
Use these ideas to make your very own pirate summer camp.
These ideas can be scaled to suit any child between preschool and fifth grade (although I know a few middle schoolers who would also love attending pirate camp!).
Break out your camera and get ready to make lasting summer memories!
Pirate Summer Camp Sample Schedule
These camp samples are ideal for a five-hour camp taking place one day a week for five days.
Use the sample schedule included, or create your own!
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Arrival: Free exercise
Session 1: Lesson
Session 2: Activity
Session 3: Snack
Session 4: Craft
Session 5: Playtime
Pirates Summer Camp At Home Day 1: Famous Pirates
Learn about famous pirates in this first day of pirate summer camp at home!
Arrival: Color By Number Pirates
Book: The Most Famous Pirates
Activity: Pirate Dress Up
Craft: Cardboard Tube Pirate
Snack: Pirate Popcorn
Pirates Summer Camp At Home Day 2: Pirate Ships
In this backyard pirate summer camp, learn about pirate ships!
Arrival: Pirate Coloring Pages
Book: A Year on a Pirate Ship
Activity: Pirate Ocean Discovery Bottle
Craft: Milk Carton Pirate Ship
Snack: Pirate Ship Hot Dogs
Game: Pirate Word Search
At Home Pirate Summer Camp Day 3: Navigation
Today’s pirate camp lesson is all about navigation!
Arrival: Treasure Map Coloring Pages
Book: Diary of a Pirate Voyage
Activity: How Did Pirates Navigate?
Craft: Sea View Telescopes
Snack: Clam Cookies
Pirate Summer Camp Day 4: Islands
Today’s pirate summer camp lesson is about islands.
Arrival: Pirate Bingo
Activity: Pirate Treasure Slime
Craft: Twirling Parrots
Snack: Gold Coins
Game: Pirate Voyage Game
Backyard Pirate Summer Camp Day 5: Lady Pirates
Today’s at-home priate summer camp is all about lady pirates!
Arrival: Pirate Queens Coloring Pages
Book: Sea Queens
Activity: Pirate Island Playdough
Craft: Pirate Treasure Chest
Snack: Beach Pudding Cups
Game: Coconut Bowling