Summer Camps 2020

ANIMALS

Sign up for Austin Zoo Summer camp! We offer 9 week-long camps that are geared for children ages 5-12. Registration is on a weekly basis. During these camps, your child will be busy exploring the animal kingdom through stories, games, experiments, crafts, interactive play, keeper chats and live animal encounters.

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.

ART

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 School is an art studio offering classes, camps and workshops! The newest location is now open at 8108 Mesa Drive, Suite B-120 in Austin. 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.

We have a summer camp program that teaches children art concepts, like sculpting and painting, but also challenges them to use these techniques to solve real-world problems. Give kids the chance to explore art as a career path, and build their confidence as they create one-of-a-kind projects based on their own understanding of the different class themes.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

“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

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. 

GENERAL/THEMED DAY CAMPS

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.

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 is an activity-based summer day camp featuring the following activities: A 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.

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!

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!

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.

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!

At Kelly’s Kids, we teach Western horseback riding lessons, trail rides, roping lessons, birthday parties and summer camp. We also help Boy and Girl Scout troops earn their Merit badges. We have three large, indoor riding arenas so we are able to avoid the heat and the cold weather and can ride year-round. All of our instructors have a lengthy background at Kelly’s Kids and their main goal is to provide their riders with a fun, safe, educational riding time.

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

The purpose of Riverbend Christian School is to provide a loving, Christian environment in which each child can develop fully in all domains of life: emotional, physical, social, cognitive, and spiritual. The child’s first school experience is a foundation for future attitudes and success. Ages, 6 months through 5 years. Offering Pre-K & Kinder Bridge classes.

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 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.  We also offer spring break and summer camps!

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!

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.

Meet & get information from over 50+ area camps and summer programs for preschool – high school on Tuesday, March 10th from 4-7pm. There will be a free community cookout from HEB for the first 300 people along with games, prizes, kids activities, Kona Ice and a community talent showcase!

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!

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 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! 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 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.

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!

Tumbles is located in the La Frontera Shopping Center in Round Rock. Tumbles growth development programs are divided into two different categories: Parent-Participation Classes for ages 4 months to 3 years, and Independent Classes for ages 3 to 12 years. Sign-up your Tumbler today and receive 20% off your first session!

HORSEBACK RIDING

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.
Now registering for Spring Break & Summer Camps!
They have Open Houses for 2018 scheduled on March 17th 2-4 & April 21st 10-noon.
Visit them and find out more about how they have been creating summer fun since 1982!

Camp Doublecreek is an activity-based summer day camp featuring the following activities: A 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.

At Kelly’s Kids, we teach Western horseback riding lessons, trail rides, roping lessons, birthday parties and summer camp. We also help Boy and Girl Scout troops earn their Merit badges. We have three large, indoor riding arenas so we are able to avoid the heat and the cold weather and can ride year-round. All of our instructors have a lengthy background at Kelly’s Kids and their main goal is to provide their riders with a fun, safe, educational riding time.

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

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!

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.

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.

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

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.

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!

Spanish Immersion Summer Camp Fun for Children ages 3-8
100% Spanish Immersion and small groups
Two sessions in June to choose from. 9am-noon.
Storytime Dance Music Crafts Games Cooking and more!

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Weekends March and April. 10am-dusk, Rain or Shine. Medieval-style village on 23 acres, nestled in the Lost pines section of Central Texas, 35 miles east of Austin on US Why 290. Patron camping, Participant camping. 100 shows per day in 20 performance spaces. Over 100 vendor booths offering distinctive wares, fun rides & games for the whole family. Bringing the Trades and the Skills of the Renaissance Back to Life”

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

The Camp Agape Kids Summer Camp is available to any child aged 7-12 struggling with the loss of a loved one. Camp Agape believes little hurting hearts are not to be ignored, they are to be nourished. If you believe your child may be in need, please start by contacting us today!

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

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.

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 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).

Bring the family & come on out to the ballpark or check out their summer camps! Home games on the schedule through August. Check website for special promotions. Friday games include post game fireworks show!

Year round programs including summer camps to encourage kids to stay active!
Sportball offers noncompetitive sports instruction for children 16 months – 12 years old. Kids are introduced to 8 popular sports: soccer, hockey, basketball, baseball, volleyball, tennis, golf & football.

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

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.

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 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

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

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.

Think. Learn. Create. A Specialty Summer Program for Gifted Children ages 5-12. Two sessions. Camp will be held at Highland Park Baptist Church in North Central Austin near Mopac.

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 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!

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’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’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 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.

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.

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.