Back-to-School

Back-to-School Guide

CLOTHING, SHOES & SUPPLIES

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...

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Kid to Kid in Kyle is a locally owned and operated kids resale shop with an ever-changing inventory. We are open for shopping! Take a look at our Facebook page to see some of our inventory and message us there...

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Kid to Kid North Austin is locally owned and operated with an ever-changing inventory. We have kid's clothing, toys, books, shoes, baby equipment, strollers, high chairs, pack n plays, new Melissa & Toy toys and art supplies, dance clothes...

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Kid to Kid in south Austin is locally owned and operated with an ever-changing inventory. We are open for shopping with safety measures in place. Take a look at our Facebook page to see some of our inventory and message...

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Once Upon a Child Round Rock offers discounts up to 70% off of original retail prices. We strive to offer a fun and convenient way to sell your gently used items. Whether you're buying or selling, we would love to...

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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...

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KidOshoe is a family-run, locally-owned children's shoe store in Austin. Our goal is to provide classic, comfortable and high-quality shoes that promote the healthy growth of a child's foot. We proudly carry a large variety of brands from all over...

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DROP-IN CHILDCARE/BABYSITTING/NANNIES

Ashley's Playhouse is for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. They will love this magical drop-in childcare center, complete with a treehouse, cinema room, loving staff and extended hours. Also offering a year round Preschool Program...

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EDUCATION

After School Programs

The newest concept in bilingual Montessori education has arrived 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!

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 during the school year!

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...

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The YMCA has been providing After-school Care and Summer Day Camp for more than 50 years. With programmatic oversight now being managed through our new Extend-A-Care YMCA branch, the Y now offers Infant/Preschool Care and an added 20 years of...

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At LeafSpring School, we are more than a daycare. Each day is filled with challenge, discovery and learning. Children are embraced by teachers who are passionate about education, wellness and the rewards that come from making a difference in the...

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At Primrose, you'll discover a childhood education approach unlike any other. Our proprietary, accredited curriculum assures that children are nurtured emotionally, physically and intellectually. Invest in your child's success. Call us today.

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....

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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...

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Charter Schools

Founders Classical Academy North Austin is a nationally recognized, A-rated campus serving grades K-8 in northeast Austin. Our whole-child approach to education makes family and community engagement a priority and gives scholars the tools they need to succeed in college and beyond.

Preschools & Daycare

Ashley's Playhouse is for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. They will love this magical drop-in childcare center, complete with a treehouse, cinema room, loving staff and extended hours. Also offering a year round Preschool Program...

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The goal of Athena Montessori Academy is to provide a loving, diverse, holistic, educational, and experiential environment for children in order to nurture, stimulate, and cultivate healthy minds, bodies, and souls. We aspire to attain this vision through the direction...

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The newest concept in bilingual Montessori education has arrived 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!

Catholic Diocese of Austin strive to form children in wisdom and holiness. With a variety of models such as Classical curriculum, Corporate Internship Programs, Montessori and STEM, the 20 Catholic schools in Central Texas offer transformative education integrating high-quality academics,...

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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...

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The YMCA has been providing After-school Care and Summer Day Camp for more than 50 years. With programmatic oversight now being managed through our new Extend-A-Care YMCA branch, the Y now offers Infant/Preschool Care and an added 20 years of...

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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...

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Gethsemane Lutheran Children’s Ministry offers year round full-time and part-time education for children from 6 weeks to 6 years in Austin, TX. Our program emphasizes Christian values of love and trust, justice and peace, cooperation and human dignity and is...

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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.

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...

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King of Kings Children's Learning Center is a state-licensed preschool serving children 18 months through 5 year-olds. We are staffed with people who truly love the students. We are a small program. Our size provides us the ability to spend...

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At LeafSpring School, we are more than a daycare. Each day is filled with challenge, discovery and learning. Children are embraced by teachers who are passionate about education, wellness and the rewards that come from making a difference in the...

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Leaps-n-Bounds is a registered childcare and preschool program located in the Northwest Hills community of Austin, Texas.  Our school provides children ages 6 weeks through preschool with a secure, nurturing, and caring environment in which to learn and play. This...

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Nicholson Early Childhood Education Center is a half-day, NAC accredited, private preschool program nurturing children from 18 months to 5 years of age. Schedule a tour and come see why parents love our program!

At Primrose, you'll discover a childhood education approach unlike any other. Our proprietary, accredited curriculum assures that children are nurtured emotionally, physically and intellectually. Invest in your child's success. Call us today.

Snapdragon Preschool is a play-based learning experience for ages 2-5 that offers small class sizes and child-led STEAM learning. New location opening this September at the Domain!

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....

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Learning for Fun. Learning for Life.®
Children learn best through experience. The Goddard School at Georgetown (Williams Dr) uses current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life.

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...

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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...

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Private Schools

The newest concept in bilingual Montessori education has arrived 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!

Catholic Diocese of Austin strive to form children in wisdom and holiness. With a variety of models such as Classical curriculum, Corporate Internship Programs, Montessori and STEM, the 20 Catholic schools in Central Texas offer transformative education integrating high-quality academics,...

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Challenger School has 3 locations in Austin: Avery Ranch (PS-8,) Round Rock (PS-1) and Spicewood Springs (PK-K.) Their mission is to prepare children to become self-reliant, productive individuals; to teach them to think, speak, and write with clarity, precision,...

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Holy Word Christian Academy (HWCA) is launching a new, Christian Kindergarten program in the fall of 2022. Find out more about becoming a HWCA Hawk!

Paragon Prep is a safe place to learn and grow. Since 1997, our nonsectarian school has welcomed boys and girls of all creeds and races to work hard and play hard together. We provide a dynamic, fun, and stimulating environment...

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ENRICHMENT

Animals

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. Check our website for "Daily Zookeeper Talks" schedule, a map of the...

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Art

Don't forget to add CREATIVITY to your child's schedule! Enroll in an Art Class at one of 6 Cordovan Art School locations. Classes at Cordovan Art School will explore all media and are for kids, homeschoolers, teens, and adults at...

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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...

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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.

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...

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Dance

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.

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...

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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....

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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,...

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Welcome to Synergy Dance Studio where you are a part of the family. Sherrie Sellers started Synergy 15 years ago with a mission to create a dance studio where she could foster a love of dance and a balanced dance...

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"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...

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Gymnastics

Big Hug Gym is a special, educational gymnastics program. We combine research-based, personalized learning with fun physical activities in order to create healthy lifestyle habits and build self-esteem and independence. Our program is for everyone starting 16 months old, no...

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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...

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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...

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Language Education

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...

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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...

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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.

Music

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...

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Behrens Guitar offers in-person and Zoom classes for all ages & levels! Classical guitar, electric guitar, electric bass along with Suzuki guitar program for ages 4-8.

Heartsong Music teaches Music Together, the internationally recognized music and movement program for children from birth through age 7 and the adults who love them. Our mission is to provide the highest quality early childhood music education program for the...

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Outdoors

Natureversity offers 3 different summer camps - Nature Explorers, Wild Adventure & Outdoor Survival. It is an outdoor nature school that teaches environmental education through earth-based skills, crafts & traditions. Their outdoor classroom inspires imaginative play, creations from nature, and...

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Sewing

Austin School of Fashion Design (ASFD) offers year round classes for kids and adults as well as summer and school break camps. We are committed to offering a quality fashion design program designed with the dynamic student in mind....

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Sports

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...

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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...

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STEM/Science

Leap forward on your coding journey! Coding with Kids provides online camps through our unique Coders Pathway for ages 5-18. Virtual camps are conducted live, in small groups, and teach a variety of subjects, from game development in Scratch or...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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The Science Mill is a family destination offering a fun, interactive learning environment for all ages. Through cutting-edge technology-based exhibits, games, and programs, the Science Mill expands students' understanding and appreciation of science in their everyday lives. By igniting their...

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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...

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Theatre Performance

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....

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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...

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HAIRCUTS/SALONS

Kids Are Our Specialty! Check out our new location where we offer kids haircuts with special kiddie chairs with video to make haircuts special and fun. Schedule an appointment online by visiting www.kaos-kids.com or call or text us...

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MEDICAL

Almouie Pediatrics is a full service pediatric practice. We offer care to newborns, children and teens which includes all immunizations, school physicals, acne treatments, ADHD, skin disorders, weight management, ear piercing and the latest innovations in the diagnosing, testing and treatment of allergy and asthma...

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At Little Smiles, we provide high-quality, high-tech pediatric dentistry that revolves around one thing, and that is your child’s total comfort. Parents are welcomed in the treatment rooms. Our office is fun and welcoming. Check out our...

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