22 Jun 2024
Summer courses for children in Stockholm

Summer courses for children in Stockholm

Summer brings all sorts of wonderful things; long, long days, vacation plans… and finding something to entertain your children for weeks! Here are the Your Living City top picks on courses for children over the summer in Stockholm.

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AIK Innebandy Summer Camp

Develop your innebandy skills individually whilst making new friends! You will be trained by experienced instructors, using training content based on the AIK Talent Development Model in order to make your week as rewarding as possible. We hope to work with you to experience an unforgettable summer weeks filled with rewarding innebandy, joy and companionship!

When: Week 32 (August 5th to 9th) or Week 33 (August 12th to 16th) – Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 16:00

Where: AIK Innebandy, Solnahallen, Ankdammsgatan 46, 171 67 Solna

Age Group: 9-15 year olds (Week 32 – Children born 2001-2004; Week 33 – children born from 1998 to 2000)

Cost: 1895 SEK (includes lunch, water bottle, T-shirt, socks and shirt from Adidas)


Ballet and Opera Camps at Kungliga Operan

Unga på Operan offers you an exciting opportunity to learn about the Opera House and the opera or ballet. During the opera camp, Födelsedagskalaset (The Birthday Party) ,we pay tribute to two 200-year-olds, Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner with a sonorous celebration. At the ballet camp you get to know dances from the Royal Ballet repertoire. On the last day, family and friends are invited to see what we have been working on during the week. 


Opera Camp: Monday 17th June to Thursday 20th June from 09:00 to 13:30 (ends at 15:00 on the last day)

Opera Camp: Tuesday 30th July to Friday 2nd August from 09:00 to 13:30 (ends at 15:00 on the last day)

Where: Kungliga Operan, Gustav Adolfs torg 2, 111 52 Stockholm. (T-bana: Kungsträdgården)

Age Group: Opera Camp: 8-10 year olds, Ballet Camp: 11-13 year olds

Cost: 950 SEK for each camp – Register from April 11th


Athletics Camp at Hammarby IF Friidrott

At Friidrottsskolan, the children try on all the different athletics disciplines in playful ways. They get to know new friends and they are led by competent and committed leaders. On the last day, a popular variety of physical activities where children can try out both regular and unusual branches of athletics.

The price includes (in addition to fantastic training and anenthusiastic leader): cooked lunch, snack, t-shirt, backpack, water bottle, a diploma and a medal!

When: Weeks 25, 26, 27, 32 or 33 from 10:00 to 15:00

Where: Enskedevägen 115, 122 63 Enskede, Stockholm

Age Group: 9-15 year olds. For those born from 1999 to 2006

Cost: 1100-1300 SEK per week per course (accomodation and other costs may apply)


Stockholm Music & Summer Week

Do you love music, dancing or theatre? Then the Stockholm Music & Summer Week is a good choice for you during the summer holidays. You get the chance to take private lessons in the instrument you have chosen for the week, playing in an ensemble, chorus, dance, theater and take part in exciting workshops, visits and much more!

Along with a competent staff and strength, we want to give you an exciting and educational music week where you get the opportunity to meet friends of the same age with the same interests. Whether you are a beginner or experienced musician, you are welcome! All music teaching designed in a way that suits both beginners and the more experienced musicians. Includes breakfast, lunch and snacks.

When: Monday 5th – 9th August from 08:30 to 16:00 (Children can be left from 07:00 and picked up at 18:30)

Where: Musikskolan Lilla Akademien, Norrtullsgatan 14 113 45 Stockholm (T-bana: Odenplan)

Age Group: 5-13 year olds

Cost: 3680 SEK (Type in ‘Barn i Stan’ in the rabattkod area for 10% discount. Sibling discount of 10%)


Intensive Swimming Course at Kungsholmen and Lidingö

Mona’s Intensive Swimming school is held five days a week (Monday to Friday) over the summer. You can choose to join one or several weeks. Classes are for all levels. Lunch and snacks are included and leaders and babysitters are always present.

When: Weeks 24 to 33. 30 minutes lesson daily.


Mona Simskola, Kungsholmen, Södra Agnegatan 20 112 21 Stockholm

Mona Simskola, Breviksbadet, Gåshagavägen 1, 181 65 Lidingö, Stockholm

Age Group: 4-10 year olds 

Cost: from 990-1800 SEK, dependent on course


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Climbing Camp

During the summer camp, you will be both indoors at Klättercentret in Solna or Telefonplan, but will also make excursions into the open for swimming and cooking food over an open fire when the weather is in our favour (we arrange transportation for the excursions). Monday and Tuesday we are indoors and outdoors on Wednesday (weather-dependent). Every day we serve a good lunch and snack. There are beginners, continued and advanced courses available.

When: Weeks 25 to 33 from 10:00 to 16:00


Klättercentret Solna, Banvaktsvägen 20, 171 48 Solna

Klättercentret på TelefonplanTellusgången 24126 26 Hägersten

Age Group: 7-17 years

Cost: 2800 SEK (200 SEK discount using the code ‘Barn i Stan’; Sibling Discount 400 SEK)


4H Farm in Akalla

A day-camp for children who love animals! Aside from pony rides and crafts, the main point is to learn animal husbandry whilst having fun. There is the Mini Camp for 4-6 year olds, where we take care of the farm animals, go for horse & carriage rides, pick eggs and bake with them. Then there is the 7-18 year olds camp, where we do all of the above at a more advanced level and also make trips outside. Finally, there is the horse camp: during the five days, we take care of the horses and the kids get to try riding, driving, vaulting (gymnastics on horseback), go on excursions and learn more about the horse and its upkeep.

When: Various dates over the summer; check here for an updated calendar

Where: Akalla 4H-gård, Akalla by, 164 78 Kista

Age Group: 4-18 year olds (different courses for different age groups)

Cost: 600-700 SEK plus 300 SEK one-off membership fee


Boulevard Theatre Summer Camp

We will first cover some groundwork through acting exercises, improvisation exercises and short scene representations. You may also try the collaborative exercises, relaxation, voice and movement exercises. Then we will play the scenes or maybe a short play. Each team consists of a maximum of 12 students. Week ends with an unpretentious play for family and friends. All students bring their own packed lunch (microwave available) and we offer snacks and refreshments!

When: Week 25, 26 or 33 from 09:00 to 15:00

Where: Boulevard Teater, Götgatan 73, 116 62 Stockholm

Age Group: 7-9, 9-12 year olds

Cost: 1600-2500 SEK depending on the course


Lego Day Camps in Swedish or English

Lego day camps offer children the opportunity to focus on a theme and being able to play, build and learn with various LEGO Education sets, such as We-Do, machinery and mechanics, pneumatics, renewable energy and Mindstorms. You can register your child for one day or several days! Children bring their own lunch each day. We offer morning and afternoon refreshments. We will be outside for a while during the day on our courtyard either doing a construction activity or to eat lunch.

When: Weeks 26, 27, 31, 32 and 33 from 09:00 to 15:00

Where: Creative Brick Zone, Sätraängsvägen 8, 182 36 Danderyd

Age Group: 5-14 year olds

Cost: 500 to 2100 SEK dependent on how many days a week required


486570_10151950850365584_1014320919_nSailing School at the Maritime Museum

For over 40 years ,we have trained thousands of children and youth in sailing and seamanship. Sailing School is held outside the museum on Djurgårdsbrunnsviken’s safe waters, where our experienced instructors teach the sailing grounds with the help of 35 well-kept dinghies. Learn seamanship and sailing at the Maritime Museum’s popular sailing school. We have beginner and intermediate courses each course week during the summer. In order to take the course, you must be able to swim at least 100 meters.

When: Weeks 25, 26, 27, 28, 32 or 33 from 09:00 to 16:00

Where: Djurgårdsbrunnsviken in front of the Maritime Museum, Djurgårdsbrunnsvägen 24, 115 27 Stockholm

Age Group: 8-14 year olds

Cost: 2000 – 2500 SEK


Percussion and Drums: Slagverkskollo2013

For the sixth consecutive year we host this summer’s funniest music week, Slagverkskollo2013! During the week, we use percussion and drums all that we can and play music in various genres on instruments such as marimbas and xylophones. Every year, we usually also make a STOMP code! That is, using our own bodies or “alternative instruments” to create rhythms and music. Everything is performed in two concerts on the last day of the camp period. The result is always a great success!


Ages 9-12 years: Saturday 15th June to Wednesday 19th June from 09:00 to 15:00.

Ages 13-16: Monday 24th to Friday 28th June from 09:00 to 15:00.

Where: Kulturskolans Hus, Mariebergsgatan 34, 112 50 Stockholm

Age Group: 9-12 year olds and 13-16 year olds

Cost: 1900 SEK



For more camps in Stockholm for 9-16 year olds, click here. You can choose the age and then the type of camp – these are organised by Stiftelsen Barnens (Children’s Day Foundation) on behalf of the City of Stockholm and Nacka Municipality. There are also the Skeppsholmen choir, musical and photography camps available here. Feel free to recommend any courses in the comments box below so that everyone can benefit!


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  • ylmaybee 14 May 2014

    Do you have a list for summer 2014?

  • Vibha 11 May 2022

    I would like to get more information about Lego Day Camps in English. We will be in Stockholm for a month and would like to get detailed information about this camp. My grand daughter is 9 years old and grandson is 6 1/2 years old. They love Legos.

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