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.

Art

Cordovan Art and Pottery Parlor

Voted “Best Art Camps in Austin”! Unlock an awesome Art-Venture for your kids in one of over 40 Spring & Summer Camps! In-Person and Virtual Options for summer 2021! Professional teachers, 5 locations, Ages 5-12, All skill levels, Extended care, Safety measures in place. Family owned & operated: Art Classes, Parties, Fund-Raisers, & Paint Your Own Pottery Studios.

Imagine Arts Academy

Register for Summer Camps now! We combine daily art projects with real-world problem-solving activities for a one-of-a-kind experience. We also offer birthday parties & after school activities.

Young Rembrandts

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. Offering enrichment classes, after school classes & summer 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 virtual STEM classes and chess lessons.

Cooking

Pinny & Trowel

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

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 through adults.

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.

Leap of Joy

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!

Come visit our beautiful & spacious new studio home located off University Blvd near Terravista!

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!

Club Z After-School Program & Summer Camp

The Coolest Place to be! We specialize in working with school-age kids. We offer a Summer Day Camp for ages 4-12, 7am-6:30pm and an after-school program.

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!!

Girls Empowerment Network

Girls Empowerment Network's summer day camp, CampGEN, serves girls in entering 3rd thru 8. CampGEN girls participate in fun, interactive workshops during weeklong sessions that are designed to help girls feel more confident as they navigate girlhood. Girls will gain new skills, new friendships and a new sense of self!

Natureversity Outdoor School

Natureversity is an outdoor nature school that teaches environmental education through earth-based skills, crafts & traditions.

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. 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 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

Children in our after school programs enjoy enriching programs that aim to give children a well-rounded experience. Activities include physical activities, social emotional learning (self-management, relationship skills, and responsible decision-making), creativity, critical thinking, and voice and choice, to create an environment for children to have positive social experiences.

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

Jump! Gymnastics

Jump! 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.

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. We also offer fun themed summer camps.

Casa de Ninos Bilingual Montessori School

The newest concept in bilingual montessori education has arrived in NW Austin!
AMI Certified Director/Owner
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!

Now enrolling for Summer Without Limits Montessori Maker Camp!
Hands on fun & learning. Field Trips. Spanish Immersion.

Chinese with Meggie & Little Tiger Chinese Immersion School

We offer full Chinese Immersion classes for children 18 months and older plus adults. We also have fun summer camps for kids 3-10 years old in Austin. Locations for Chinese with Meggie are in Hyde Park and in Westlake.

Our Little Tiger Chinese Immersion School is a full day school serving Pre-K3 through 3rd grade. All parts of the curriculum — language arts, math, social studies, science, music and art — are conducted in Chinese. Little Tiger follows the traditional academic calendar and is located at our Hyde Park campus.

Nido Verde Di Reggio Emilia

Nido Verde Di Reggio Emilia is a Spanish Immersion Preschool that works with infants, toddlers preschool through Kindergarten. We strive to provide different learning avenues to all our students. We have programs of once, twice and three times a week for children up to age 3 and full-time Monday through Friday for those in the PYP (Primary Years Program) who are typically older than 3. We also have an afterschool program, a Spring break camp, and a Summer camp.

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!

STEM

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 virtual STEM classes 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 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!

Special Needs

Camp Agape Grief Recovery

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 2020 Camp is June 29 – July 2nd.

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. Registration now open for school break & summer camps. Learn more by calling 512-336-KICK (5425).

Magic Basketball Club

We have been providing professional coaching to players of all ages and skill levels for over 20 years through Select Teams, Train & Play, Shot Doc and Hall of Fame Training Camps, and private training. Players in each camp will be grouped by age/skill level to create a challenging and fun environment for all players. Magic Basketball Camps are designed to enhance the game of boys and girls of all skill levels and are open to kids in grades K-12. Professional coaches lead campers in skill drills focused on shooting mechanics, creating your own offense, finishing moves, dribble moves, position work, basketball IQ, explosiveness and vertical jump training with injury prevention.

Swim Lessons

Colin's Hope

You can prevent drowning with life-saving education. Colin's Hope now offers NEW water safety curriculum that is evidence-based, easy to teach, and flexible and affordable. Bring this important curriculum to your school, childcare or program and help us prevent drownings. Drowning is fast, silent & preventable. Teach water safety at your school today!

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 / 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.