Camps

ANIMALS

Austin Zoo

Austin Zoo & Animal Sanctuary is a private, non-profit zoo, with over 350 animals across a hundred different species and is a forever home for our rescued animals. Purchase tickets online before you visit! Zoo memberships and gift certificates now available. Also offering birthday parties, camps and field trips...or let us virtually bring the zoo to you! We are excited to offer virtual programs via Zoom! To schedule a virtual program or to get more information, please email our Education Manager at education@austinzoo.org.

COOKING

Pinny & Trowel

A cooking, craft and gardening club with themed cooking camps, after-school club and a fabulous place for birthday parties.

DANCE

Dancers Workshop

Start, Stay, and Grow with Dancers Workshop! We offer dance classes for age 2 to adults plus summer camps and intensives. We also offer creative dance and combo classes for preschoolers, ballet, pointe, jazz, hip hop, drill team prep, tap and more. Home of Ovation Ballet Company & Creative Culture Dance Company. Visit our website to learn more and register for classes and camps.

GAMING

Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy

Austin’s favorite destination for gaming and the latest in comics, graphic novels, role playing games, CCG’s and more! Family friendly offering very popular summer and school break camps and also game events for kids and for families. With more than three decades of experience, we are proud to continue to serve our community with a commitment to be the best place to relax and have some fun in the greater Austin area.

GENERAL / THEMED DAY CAMPS

Austin Sunshine Camps

At Austin Sunshine Camps, we believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to go to a camp with intentional community, rooted in compassion, that inspires campers to be wildly creative and FUN! Camp 2021 will begin in February! Campers will be put into their cabins and will meet with their counselor and cabin-mates VIRTUALLY twice a month to get to know their new friends, build community, and get excited to get TOGETHER for summer camp! Virtual cabin meetings will be made based around counselor and camper schedules. In the summer, campers gather together for five days and four nights of exciting, in-person outdoor activities!

Camp Doublecreek

Camp Doublecreek is an activity-based summer day camp featuring the following activities:  swimming, water slide, all kinds of sports, climbing wall, ropes challenge course, teambuilding, innovative playground games, archery, gun safety, arts & crafts, miniature golf, paintball, lasertag, horseback riding, dancing, singing, learning about farm animals, and much, much, more.

Country Home Learning Center

What are you doing After School? Offering After School, Summer Camps, Educational Programs and more! Since 1982, Country Home Learning Center has earned a reputation in the Austin child care community for providing the very best in quality education. Our individual classes are age-divided, with exceptionally small class groups. We offer a fully accredited educational program in a first-class facility, where a warm and caring staff utilizes a professional curriculum and the very best in educational toys and equipment. Come by and see why we are the premier Austin preschool of choice!!

Stepping Stone School

Stepping Stone School is a comprehensive early care and education program that profoundly nurtures children and prepares them for lifelong success. Locally owned and nationally accredited, the school includes 19 campuses in the Austin and Round Rock areas. We teach a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) curriculum that incorporates elements such as touch screens, chess, dance, and dual language immersion to develop the whole child. Voted "Best in Childcare" for 18 years, we are committed to uncompromising standards of excellence and partnership with families to help children learn and grow. Tour our campus today! We also offer school break and summer camps!

The Magic Dragon Preschool

The Magic Dragon Preschool offers a year round preschool with high quality education, high academic standards and character building in a caring, bilingual and creative learning environment. They also offer after school care. A 4 Star Texas Rising Star Provider. They have a lovely 3 acre campus with gardens and a playground. Also offering a multicultural summer camp that includes cooking, language, tai chi, caligraphy, brush painting, etiquette, customs and oragami. Schedule a visit and see first-hand all that makes their preschool and camps so special!

YMCA of Austin

Recognizing the urgent need for child care during the summer to enable many parents to return to work, the Extend-A-Care YMCA has worked closely with area school districts to add new YMCA Summer Day Camp sites and make more than 500 new spots available! Visit https://www.austinymca.org/camp for details and locations.

We offer family memberships, sports programs & swim lessons for youth & adults, childcare at some locations, summer camps and more! All at a sliding scale. Join us! Visit a location near you today and see how we can make a difference in the health of you and your family!

GYMNASTICS

National Elite Gymnastics

National Elite Gymnastics offers both quality recreational and competitive team gymnastics programs along with summer classes and camps. All recreational classes at NEG focus on safety, fun, and gymnastics. Children enjoy coming to N.E.G. for their weekly scheduled class day and time. Children are grouped by age and ability and we perform evaluations of all students every 4 months to determine growth and skill development. If you are interested in an individual evaluation please call our office to schedule an appointment!

The Little Gym of South Austin

Sign up today for a free trial class! Kids ages 4 months to 12 years exercise their muscles and their imaginations with us. We offer classes in gymnastics, dance, karate, sports skills, music, mommy & me, and more! Plus private Birthday Parties, Parent's Night Out & Camps! Now offering winter camps & gift certificates for the holidays.

HORSEBACK RIDING

Camp Doublecreek

Camp Doublecreek is an activity-based summer day camp featuring the following activities:  swimming, water slide, all kinds of sports, climbing wall, ropes challenge course, teambuilding, innovative playground games, archery, gun safety, arts & crafts, miniature golf, paintball, lasertag, horseback riding, dancing, singing, learning about farm animals, and much, much, more.

Rio Vista Farm

Now enrolling for Spring Break & Summer Camps! English riding twice daily with experience instructors, horse care, arts & crafts, swimming and more. Weekly camp horse show. Transportation available from Westlake Hills. Celebrating over 30 years of Happy Campers!

LANGUAGE

Austin Spanish Academy

The best proven methodology for Spanish Language acquisition through immersion! Our program's goal is to empower students to use the Spanish language with confidence. Using our proven language immersion program, our classes create an environment where students learn the Spanish language the same way native Spanish speakers do from an early age. We offer year round classes for kids through adults. We also offer fun themed summer camps.

The Magic Dragon Preschool

The Magic Dragon Preschool offers a year round preschool with high quality education, high academic standards and character building in a caring, bilingual and creative learning environment. They also offer after school care. A 4 Star Texas Rising Star Provider. They have a lovely 3 acre campus with gardens and a playground. Also offering a multicultural summer camp that includes cooking, language, tai chi, caligraphy, brush painting, etiquette, customs and oragami. Schedule a visit and see first-hand all that makes their preschool and camps so special!

MUSIC

tuneBugz!

tuneBugz! offers music and movement for birth to 2nd grade, birthday parties and music camps. 5 Austin area locations to choose from. Now offering online, outdoor and indoor classes. Sign up for a FREE sample class! Celebrating over 10 years in Austin.

SEWING

Austin School of Fashion Design

Austin School of Fashion Design (ASFD) is offering December Holiday Sewing Camps for kids ages 8-12. There are 2 sessions: December 21st-23rd from 10am-3pm and December 28th-30th from 10am-3pm. Early Bird Pricing until December 15th!! They are committed to offering a quality fashion design program designed with the dynamic student in mind. Our classes enable the student to explore different areas of fashion design, develop the skills needed to take concept to creation and produce a competitive portfolio.

SPORTS

Sportball

Sportball offers year round programs encourage kids to stay active with noncompetitive sports instruction for children 16 months to 12 years old. Kids are introduced to 8 popular sports: soccer, hockey, basketball, baseball, volleyball, tennis, golf & football. New! Sportball come to you with backyard camps!

STEM

Code Ninjas Northwest Austin

Code Ninjas is the nation's fastest growing kids coding franchise. In our center, kids ages 6-14 learn to code in a fun, non-intimidating way - by playing and building video games they love. Our core promise is, kid have fun, parents see results!

Idea Lab Kids

Austin area parents and kids have an IDEA Lab Kids S.T.E.A.M Campus to help build critical-thinking skills and Build Better Brains. Your local IDEA Lab S.T.E.A.M. Campus provides FUN and engaging Birthday Party Experiences, Innovative Camps, Preschool S.T.E.A.M Enrichment Classes, Afterschool programs and more. Online options also available. Reach out to Adam Gockley at austin@idealabkids.com to find out more or visit the website at austin.idealabkids.com.

Mad Science

Mad Science camps, after school programs, parties, and events are designed for exciting, fun, hands-on science activities. Your child will become a junior scientist with the opportunity to experience a variety of science adventures. Our instructors are people who are specially trained in our programming, have experience working with children, and have had criminal background checks. Our programs provide all of the supplies your child will need. Check our website or call for details!

My Coding Place

My Coding Place is a year-round program for kids ages 7-18. We combine collaboration and immersion with virtual direct instruction to get kids learning to code and rockin' their inner hacker in no time! Our mission is to inspire kids to not only learn to code, but to think critically about technology and innovation. Now offering virtual STEM classes and chess lessons.

THEATRE / PERFORMANCE

Georgetown Palace Theatre

Afterschool & Weekend Classes in Acting, Vocals, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Improv, Sketch Comedy, Stage Combat, Acting for the Camera, Musical Theatre & Audition Technique. Also offering summer camps. Actors will experience a variety of enrichment classes led by performing arts professionals in addition to rehearsing exciting, age-appropriate shows. All sessions culminate in a public performance. Early drop off and late pick up also available for summer camps.

KidsActing Studio

Where each child is a STAR! Virtual and in-person options plus many convenient locations in the Austin metro area. Enroll now for Theatre Arts Fall Classes and for Winter Camps! Empowering Kids ages 18 months to 19 years old through Performing Arts! Locally owned and voted "Best Theater for Kids" by Nickelodeon and in Austin Chronicle's Best of Austin Hall of Fame. Visit our website to learn more.