Summer Camps 2020

ANIMALS

Austin Zoo

Austin Zoo offers school field trips and outreaches for elementary through high school. The also offer Zoo Tots, Homeschool & Scout outings, Private Tours and Birthday Parties. Austin Zoo & Animal Sanctuary is a private, non-profit zoo, with over 350 animals across a hundred different species. Austin Zoo & Animal Sanctuary is a forever home for our rescued animals. Come visit us!

Cameron Park Zoo

Slide through acrobatic otters floating around you. Look nose to nose with a lion named Kai. Stand a glass-pane away from gliding clownfish and craggy Komodo dragons. Hear bats flutter, get soaked by a practical-joking orangutan. Come on! 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.

Hearts and Paws

Club Pup Kids Camp is an interactive kids with dogs camp between the ages of 9-16 years. Camp includes training behavior, tricks, agility and so much more! Bring your own dog or we can supply one! Also at Hearts and Paws - family friendly dog training classes, free puppy party, behavior consultation and private lessons.

ART

Art on the Spot

We bring the art party to you! Art on the Spot offers a variety of art packages for kids birthday parties, youth summer programs and just about any other celebration. We host canvas art parties, epic slime parties and fantasy theme events just to name a few. Kids to adults and any size event!

Cordovan Art and Pottery Parlor

Cordovan Art School is an art studio offering classes, camps and workshops. Now 6 locations in the Austin metro area! Artists at Cordovan teach classes for adults, children and teens. Mediums including oil painting, watercolor and pottery. They also offer birthday parties, walk-in pottery painting, parent's nights out and summer and school break camps.

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.

Mess Maker Studios

Mess Maker Studios is a children's process-based art studio. We host art classes, birthday parties, toddler playgroups, camps, craft nights, parents night out and workshops.

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 after school classes & summer camps for ages 4-12!

COOKING

Breakfast Life and Dinner

Schedule your kids' birthday party, dinner party, cooking class or weekly meal service today!

Pinny & Trowel

A cooking, craft and gardening club with themed cooking camps, after-school club and a fabulous place for birthday parties. We collect from south Austin schools and are open on "no school" days.

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 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.

Slavin Nadal School of Ballet

Providing all ballet students with the highest quality training whether younger children being introduced to classical ballet, older students with professional aspirations, or people of any age and motivation who wish to study ballet. Directors Joseph and Kimberly Nygren Cox had the honor of being chosen by the Slavins to succeed them as directors of the Slavin Nadal School of Ballet.

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!

FILM

Austin Film Festival Summer Film Camp

Austin Film Festival's Summer Film Camp provides campers with the venue, equipment, instruction, and team they need to create their very own short films and animations. Campers have the unique opportunity to see their films on the big screen (and walk the red carpet!) at the annual showcase. Students also participate in inspirational panel discussions at camp with visiting guest speakers. Storytelling and collaboration are the focus of camp.

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.

HybridATX

We know video games are awesome! We want to build an environment that lets parents feel comfortable supporting their children's interest in them. So we've created a curriculum that teaches your young gamer how to do gaming better, in a safe, supervised environment. We teach gaming, fitness and health all online for ages 10-17!

GENERAL / THEMED DAY CAMPS

Academic Therapy Center, LLC

Dyslexia, early reading help, spelling disabilities, reading disabilities, dysgraphia, reading tutoring, spelling tutoring, academic tutoring, academic summer camp, therapy summer camp. ACT/SEE Prep workshops.

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!

We have openings for all sessions in the 2020 season! Registration opens SOON! Please keep checking back here for latest updates.

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.

Camp Half-Blood

We use creative play to turn campers into the heroes of their own stories! Step into the world of the Percy Jackson books. Through activities like sword-training, archery, capture the flag, adventures and quests, campers aged 9-18 can become heroes in a fantasy they help create!

Club Z After-School Program & Summer Camp

The Coolest Place to be this Summer!
Summer Day Camp for ages 4-12
7am-6:30pm
Awesome field trips, arts-n-crafts, organized sports and more!

Also offer 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!

My Time Kids Academy

My Time Kids is a locally owned, licensed year-round preschool where self esteem, imagination, self-awareness and social bonds are nurtured . The curriculum at My Time Kids is designed to foster a child's innate desire to move, create, explore, pretend, and have FUN learning! We serve children ages 2.5 through 5 in our year round preschool program.

We also offer Summer Day Camp ages 2.5 through 8 that includes themed weeks, in-house field trips and specials guests.

Families love My Time Kids Academy, visit our website to hear what everyone is saying about us or schedule a tour to see for yourself.
Conveniently located in the Bee Cave/ Lakeway community.

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 38 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 spring 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!

The PREP School

Where creativity, innovation & curiosity meet! A year round Private Preschool that also offers Summer Camps -Weekly, monthly or the entire Summer. The Prep School has weekly actives that combine summertime fun and academic curriculum. STEM curriculum activities.

YMCA of Austin

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!

When you join the Y, you become an integral part of a community that transforms lives! You also have access to 'Nationwide Membership' which enables you to visit ANY participating YMCA in the United States.

The Y is a nonprofit committed to helping everyone thrive at each stage of life. Our community brings together people of all abilities, ages, ethnicities, financial circumstances, genders, races, religions and sexual orientations. See below for rates, benefits, financial assistance info and more.

At the YMCA of Austin we are:

WELCOMING: We are open to all. We are a place where you can be, belong and become.
GENUINE: We value you and embrace your individuality.
HOPEFUL: We believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world.
NURTURING: We support you in your journey to develop your full potential.
DETERMINED: Above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger, beginning with you.

Visit a location near you today and see how we can make a difference in the health of you and your family!

YMCA of Greater Williamson County

After School Childcare! Learn and Play after the School Day! After school Childcare. Offering programs in Georgetown, Round Rock, Liberty Hill, Leander and Hutto ISD. After school on your campus, exciting healthy activities and much more. Contact the YMCA of Greater Williamson County today!

GYMNASTICS

Champions Westlake

Champions Westlake is dedicated to creating a safe, fun and nurturing environment where students not only conquer new skills, but learn valuable life lessons. Athletes train in an atmosphere of support and encouragement that fosters confidence, respect and discipline.

Jump! Gymnastics

Jump! is Austin's most fun way to learn Gymnastics and more! Join our amazing instructors for Preschool, After School, 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 was founded in 1988 with the belief that gymnastics, when taught properly, can be the vehicle with which to deliver life long knowledge of physical fitness.
NEG exists to help children realize that learning is fun and rewarding. Our goal is to develop children with strong mental, physical, and social attributes.
Offering both quality recreational and competitive team programs, NEG has something for every child.

The Little Gym

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 Birthday Parties, Parent's Night Out & Summer Camps!

HORSEBACK RIDING

Bear Creek Stables

Bear Creek Stables offers individualized riding programs for boys and girls age 7-16. These programs are designed to meet the growing interest of all campers - whether beginner, intermediate or advanced riders. Owner Linda Dovers and her experienced staff give instruction.

Through arena classes, campers receive practical training in the fundamentals of how to handle a horse. As they gain more confidence and increase their understanding of riding, campers can advance in a number of riding skills. In addition to riding, campers are taught the basics of horse care and safety. When not mounted or involved with horse care, campers take part in arts & crafts, nature walks, games and swimming. Both Western and English riding lessons are held. They have a shady indoor arena.

Offer Spring Break & Summer Camps and also trail rides! Visit them and find out more about how they have been creating summer fun since 1982!

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 Eco Bilingual School

A Spanish Immersion International School that is NAEYC accredited and an IB school.
Infants, Preschool, & Kinder
Full and part time programs
Reggieo Emilia inspired curriculum
Featured in Newsweek at one of the best IB schools in the US!

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.
Have a preschool or school? Bring our program to you!

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 and a special camp in Beijing.
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.

Kukumi Montessori en Espanol

High Quality Spanish Immersion Montessori Education for ages 3 to 6 years old alongside a Healthy Cuisine in a Unique Environment
Multicultural Curriculum that emphasizes Respect & Kindness in a Dual Language Setting
Located in the Casa de Luz Village
Optional Casa de Luz meal plan available

Schedule a Tour!

Olas Spanish Immersion School

Olas Spanish Immersion School is an extracurricular language school where students come for classes throughout the week. At Olas, we focus on young children's ability to absorb a second language. They will acquire the sounds, information and rules Intuitively, in a holistic home-like environment.

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!

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Sherwood Forest Summer Camp & Faire

Youth Summer Camp July 5-11, July 12-18, July 19-25 and Grown Up Summer Camp June 19-21. Campers are transported back in time to a world of knights, ladies and a simpler way of life.
Beginning Saturday March 28, Sherwood Forest Faire will present our Virtual Faire. Each Saturday we will be broadcasting prerecorded shows from our 2020 faire season. The virtual Faire is free. www.sherwoodforestfaire.com/virtual-faire

YMCA of Greater Williamson County

After School Childcare! Learn and Play after the School Day! After school Childcare. Offering programs in Georgetown, Round Rock, Liberty Hill, Leander and Hutto ISD. After school on your campus, exciting healthy activities and much more. Contact the YMCA of Greater Williamson County today!

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.

Fantastic Magic Camp

Fantastic Magic Camp is a fully inclusive, multi-sensory, learning experience for children between the ages of 5-12 combining the fun of magic, puppets and juggling in a day camp to boost their self esteem and make them feel like stars! The kids think that they are just having fun - but their parents know that they are also developing their presentation skills, motor skills and imagination! Fantastic Magic Camp is headquartered in Austin, Texas, and we work magic with kids! We offer summer and school break camps.

SPORTS

Brandy Perryman Shooting Camp

Now known as Austin's Premier Basketball camp for boys and girls ages 7-16, the Brandy Perryman Shooting Camp believes shooters are developed, not born. We take great pride in developing campers to their fullest potential. We strive to do this by providing a positive upbeat experience using positive competition while promoting self-esteem, repetition, team concepts, self discipline, and most importantly FUN. We have provided instruction to over 8,800 campers over the past 15 summers and our track record for returning campers and word of mouth publicity has helped us grow each summer.

Grey Rock Tennis Camp

Our goal at Grey Rock Tennis is to give every child an opportunity to learn tennis in a fun environment conducive to developing a love for the game. We offer a variety of programs to address every level of play, from beginner to advanced tournament training for kids ages 5-18.

Hill Country Indoor Sports & Fitness

Whether looking to beat the heat or hone sport-specific skills this summer, Hill Country Indoor has the camp for you. Enjoy 12 weeks of full-day camps, all indoors, starting May 28th. Wipeout Camp is HCI's traditional day camp program for ages 5-12. Each week-long camp will focus on a new theme, including Ninja Warrior, Beach Bash, Art Palooza and more! Wipeout Camp runs Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm. Looking for a specific sport? HCI's sport camps include soccer, volleyball, basketball, pickle ball and baseball. Early drop off and late pick up is an add-on option, making camp both fun and convenient.

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

Year round programs including summer camps to encourage kids to stay active!
Sportball offers 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.

The Crossover & Chaparral Ice

Coming in Fall of 2020! The Crossover is a 240,000 square foot sports entertainment complex in the heart of Cedar Park. Chaparral Ice will have 2 regulation size ice rinks there offering hockey, figure skating and camp options!

The Crossover will include dining, wellness and entertainment. There will be dozens of summer sports camp options offered there including: Hockey, Figure Skating, Lacrosse, Soccer, Games, Golf, Karate & more!

Check out their website to learn more about this new, amazing facility.

The Golf School

The Golf School is an all-ages golf instruction and practice facility located in Austin, Texas. We offer expert coaching as well as junior camps and private parties. The Golf School utilizes the world's best launch monitor and simulator technology to ensure that each player is maximizing their potential. Our club-focused teaching method is proven to make golf improvement easier for every skill level.

The PAC (Premier Athletic Complex)

Basketball and Volleyball Camps held every week of the Summer! Basketball is for boys and girls 1stgrade through 9th grade and volleyball camp is for all Skills/Advanced Camp 2nd-12th grade. Also offering an All Sports Camp June 11-14. Play on the best hardwood courts in Austin!

The Swim School of Austin

The Swim School of Austin offers year round swim lessons in our indoor heated pool. We have swim lessons for ages 6 months up to adults from group lessons to private lessons. We also have certified swim teachers and low class ratios. Whether you are learning swimming for the first time or working on technique for more advanced strokes, we have a class that will fit your needs!

STEM

Camp Einstein

We provide a fascinating experience that sparks curiosity in the sciences and engineering fields.

Idea Lab Kids

Idea Lab provides camps ranging from Cooking School, Robotics, 3D Art, Engineering, and Science. At Idea Lab Rock you Grey Matter Summer Missions, campers learn through inquisitive hands-on activities utilizing Science, Math, Critical thinking Skills and a great deal of IMAGINATION! At Idea Lab Summer Camps, your child can experience a tremendous range of enrichment activities varying week to week. Reach out to Adam Gockley at austin@idealabkids.com to find out more.

Inquiring Minds

Think. Learn. Create. A Specialty Summer Program for Gifted Children ages 5-12. Two sessions.

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 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. Great Summer Camps & After School Programs!

Snapology Round Rock

At Snapology we believe that children are meant to learn through play. When children are engaged in interactive, hands-on learning activities, their creativity flourishes and they show an increased interest in school. We help your child grow up with a thirst for knowledge. How do we do it? Snapology engages children age 3-14 using LEGO bricks, K'Nex and technology. While the kids are having fun with familiar toys, laptops and tablets, we sneak in the learning. Shh, don't tell them it's educational! Kids have so much fun in our programs that they don't even realize they're learning!

The Scholar Ship

The Scholar Ship's hands-on science camps are $275/week, Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm, for ages 7-12. Includes snacks and drinks. Lunch and before/after care options available. To learn more about our weekly themes and sign up, go to www.thescholarship.rocks. Send questions to info@thescholarship.rocks or call 512-333-4684.

THEATRE / PERFORMANCE

Austin Film Festival Summer Film Camp

Austin Film Festival's Summer Film Camp provides campers with the venue, equipment, instruction, and team they need to create their very own short films and animations. Campers have the unique opportunity to see their films on the big screen (and walk the red carpet!) at the annual showcase. Students also participate in inspirational panel discussions at camp with visiting guest speakers. Storytelling and collaboration are the focus of camp.

Fantastic Magic Camp

Fantastic Magic Camp is a fully inclusive, multi-sensory, learning experience for children between the ages of 5-12 combining the fun of magic, puppets and juggling in a day camp to boost their self esteem and make them feel like stars! The kids think that they are just having fun - but their parents know that they are also developing their presentation skills, motor skills and imagination! Fantastic Magic Camp is headquartered in Austin, Texas, and we work magic with kids! We offer summer and school break camps.

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! Many convenient locations in the Austin metro area. Enroll now for Theatre Arts Spring Classes and for Summer Camps! Empowering Kids ages 18 months to 19 years old through Performing Arts! 16 Locations. 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.