Camps

Animals

Cameron Park Zoo

Cameron Park Zoo is hosting the annual Wild Lights holiday event taking place Wednesdays-Sundays from November 25- December 31 for a Holiday Light Spectacular! Unplug, drop the digital, and connect your kids to a real-life adventure at Waco's 52-acre Natural Habitat Cameron Park Zoo along the Brazos River. Special events also offered year-round like scavenger hunts, cinema safaris and more. Family zoo memberships available for purchase that allow unlimited admission for one year!

Art

Fantastic Magic Camp

Fantastic Magic Camp is known for teaching life skills and confidence to kids ages 5 to 12 through magic, juggling and puppets since 1993. Our Summer Camp is a fully inclusive day camp that is often cited by children as the most fun they've had all summer. We do not foster competition among the campers, instead providing them a safe place to try new things and improve their skills. Each day ends with a show by a professional, magician, juggler, or clown.

Imagine Arts Academy

We combine daily art projects with real-world problem-solving activities for a one-of-a-kind experience. We also offer birthday parties, art camps & after school activities.

Young Rembrandts

At Young Rembrandts we emphasis drawing. Drawing is the fundamental skill of the visual arts that can-and-should be learned by all children. Young Rembrandts teaches the drawing skills children need while developing learning skills that give children an academic advantage in the classroom. We offer enrichment classes, after school classes & camps for ages 4-12!

Chess

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 STEM classes, school break camps and chess lessons.

Dance

Capital City Ballet

Capital City Ballet is Austin's home for superior classical ballet training in a supportive, healthy environment. We offer classes for kids ages 3 through adult along with private ballet and pilates.

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.
Dancers Workshop is the home of Ovation Ballet Company & Creative Culture Dance Company. Ovation Ballet presents a kid-friendly performance of the Nutcracker on December 3rd and 4th! Visit our website to learn more and register for classes and camps.

Georgetown Palace Theatre Education

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 school break camps with early drop off and late pick up options. 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.

Leap of Joy

Leap of Joy is all about moving to empower at-risk youth through dance and theater arts, because everyone deserves a chance to dance! Leap of Joy offers dance and theater arts after school and summer camp enrichment programs to children, ages 4 to 14, in under-served schools in Austin. We teach all styles of dance including modern, tap, ballet, creative movement, hip hop, performance and theater arts.

The Dance Gallery

"I believe that children who study the art of dance gain more than just coordination and grace. More importantly they learn positive life lessons. I feel very blessed to have the opportunity to pass down the tradition and love for the art that was given to me to the next generation of dancers." -Christine Hayes, Owner/Artistic Director of The Dance Gallery. Offering year round classes & summer camps. Sign up early to get the classes/camps you want!

Gaming

Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy

Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy is Austin’s favorite destination for gaming and the latest in comics, graphic novels, role playing games, CCG’s and more! We are 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, at Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy 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

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!!

German International School of Texas at Austin Pre-K

The German International School of Texas at Austin Pre-K offers a program for ages 3-5 years. They provide high quality early learning experiences in both, German and English language instruction, to prepare your children to be successful. Children who arrive at Kindergarten prepared to learn perform better throughout school and complete more years of education. Applications are now available at www.germantexans.org. GTHS also offers German Language classes and has been teaching German to all ages since 1995.

Spicewood Country School & Camp

Spicewood Country School is a 40 year tradition for children ages 2-5 in west and northwest Austin. We offer small classes with balanced activities and many opportunities for creativity and self expression. Open enrollment begins January 9th. We also offer a summer day camp for children ages 3 1/2 to 10 1/2 years old. Camp includes indoor and outdoor time with an emphasis on swimming and horseback riding instruction. Join our summer fun!

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 16 campuses in the Austin metro area. 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!

Urban Air Bee Cave

Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park is the perfect place for year-round indoor amusement. Take your kids’ birthday party to the next level or spend a day of fun with the family and you’ll see why we’re more than just a trampoline park.

Urban Air Cedar Park

Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park is the perfect place for year-round indoor amusement. Take your kids’ birthday party to the next level or spend a day of fun with the family and you’ll see why we’re more than just a trampoline park.

YMCA of Austin

Austin YMCA offers 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

Jump! Gymnastics

Jump! Gymnastics is Austin's most fun way to learn gymnastics and more! Join our amazing instructors for Preschool, After School, School Break Camps, Birthday Parties and Gymnastics. Jump! is a fully licensed child care facility led by a masters level teacher and our gymnastics coaches are certified and trained under the USA Gymnastics Training Program. Three locations in Austin area. New location now open at the Domain!

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!

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 along with fun themed camps.

Casa de Ninos Bilingual Montessori School

Bilingual Montessori Education in NW Austin!
AMI Certified Director
Locally Owned
Ages 3 mos to 6 yrs & Afterschool Care
Full/Half Days & Year Round
Monday - Friday 7am-6pm
Come visit and see why we get great parent reviews!

German International School of Texas at Austin Pre-K

The German International School of Texas at Austin Pre-K offers a program for ages 3-5 years. They provide high quality early learning experiences in both, German and English language instruction, to prepare your children to be successful. Children who arrive at Kindergarten prepared to learn perform better throughout school and complete more years of education. Applications are now available at www.germantexans.org. GTHS also offers German Language classes and has been teaching German to all ages since 1995.

Joy Park Montessori Education

Joy Park Montessori Education Children's House is a Chinese Immersion bilingual Montessori preschool, serving children aged 18 months - 6 years. Authentic Montessori education and structural language learning; highly qualified teachers and joyful bilingual children. Year-round programs 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!

Music

Armstrong Community Music School

Armstrong Community Music School offers exciting opportunities to learn the joys of music for all ages, from early childhood to adult. ACMS is a licensed Music Together® center, offering both Music Together and Canta y Baila Conmigo. Additionally, we offer the Music for Little Mozarts group piano class for ages 4-6, and private instruction starting at age 5 for select instruments. As a nonprofit organization, it is our core mission to provide excellence in music instruction with a commitment to providing extensive community service

Retail

The Monogram Lady

Visit our store on Far West Blvd for an excellent selection of high quality gifts. We have kids & toddler clothing, backpacks, napmats, baby items, graduation gifts, candles, towel wraps, luggage, bags of all types, jewelry, wedding gifts, and more...we have something for everyone! And of course, we offer monogramming. Can't make it by the store? Visit our website to shop online. An Austin shoppers' favorite since 1981!

STEAM/STEM

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 STEM 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 STEM classes, school break camps and chess lessons.

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 16 campuses in the Austin metro area. 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!

Special Needs

Camp Agape Grief Support

Camp Agape is an innovative camp program designed specifically for children and families who have suffered the loss of a loved one. Our service is available to children between 7 and 12 years of age who are grieving and need support. Camp Agape offers all the fun of a typical summer camp, along with group-therapy activities to assist children with their bereavement process. These activities incorporate the use of art, music, games and play therapies, with the theme of offering true hope for their future. For 2022 Camp is June 26th - 30th.

Fantastic Magic Camp

Fantastic Magic Camp is known for teaching life skills and confidence to kids ages 5 to 12 through magic, juggling and puppets since 1993. Our Summer Camp is a fully inclusive day camp that is often cited by children as the most fun they've had all summer. We do not foster competition among the campers, instead providing them a safe place to try new things and improve their skills. Each day ends with a show by a professional, magician, juggler, or clown.

Sports

Lonestar Soccer Club

Lonestar Soccer Club is a 501c3 non-profit full-service youth soccer organization for ages 4 to 19. While offering several programs for all soccer levels, the club prides themselves on also providing an opportunity for kids to enjoy an active lifestyle while developing soccer techniques, a competitive, winning mindset and teaching key life lessons. Learn more by calling 512-336-KICK (5425).

Sportball

Sportball offers year round programs that 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. School break camps, summer camps and birthday parties also available.

Swim Lessons

Nitro Swim

Others "do" lessons, we TEACH Swimming! Two locations: Bee Cave and Cedar Park. Beautiful INDOOR, heated, crystal clear pools. Convenient class times to choose from. Friendly, Professional Teachers who get RESULTS! Once and Twice a Week options available, more if you'd like! Home of the SIX TIME Defending Texas Age Group Swimming Champions! For the more advanced swimmer, we have the best rec team and competitive team options ANYWHERE coached by our Professional USA Swimming Coaches! Start Today!

Theatre / Performing Arts

Fantastic Magic Camp

Fantastic Magic Camp is known for teaching life skills and confidence to kids ages 5 to 12 through magic, juggling and puppets since 1993. Our Summer Camp is a fully inclusive day camp that is often cited by children as the most fun they've had all summer. We do not foster competition among the campers, instead providing them a safe place to try new things and improve their skills. Each day ends with a show by a professional, magician, juggler, or clown.

Georgetown Palace Theatre Education

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 school break camps with early drop off and late pick up options. 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.

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.