It’s hard to believe it, but summer camp registrations are already opening up for Summer 2022! We have compiled a list of several types of fun local summer camps for your kiddos…including adventure and nature camps, sports and dance camps as well as learning and leadership camps. We hope you will find a great camp for your little ones to enjoy this summer and hope that it gives you a bit of a well-deserved mid-summer break!

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In it’s 5th fantastic year of summer camp, Shutter Bugs will have another summer full of photography and a smorgasbord of creative stimulation. With only 5 spots available per week will be focused on an array of projects to keep the hands on photography flowing. Still life, field trips, photowalks, polaroids, portraits, double exposures, collage, macrophotography and various art related projects to learn the technique and craft of using a camera. Each camper will be able to bring their own ideas to the projects and collaborate with other campers on how the projects will look and turn out. The general thought of this camp and summer camps is to give constant hands-on activity and make the camera a natural part of the art we create. Camps run from Monday through Friday, May 30th through August 5th from 9-3. Ages vary each week. On the Friday of each week, we will have a small group show to display the amazing art and photography they worked on throughout the week.

Meet Texas’ favorite summer camp! With one, two, and three week sessions and over 45 activity choices, Camp Olympia is the ultimate overnight camp experience for boys and girls ages 6-16. Located 95 miles north of Houston, Camp Olympia provides the perfect setting for fun and adventure along Lake Livingston in the Pineywoods. Campers make friends and gain independence while building teamwork and leadership skills through a customized camp experience and counselor mentorship.

Cordovan Art School has the BEST creative Spring and Summer art camps in the greater Austin area at 5 convenient locations! Celebrate summer in the ART ZONE where professional art teachers will guide your kids on an awesome adventure in over 40 Spring and Summer Camps which include fun, creative themes like “Talk to the Animals” (with live animals), “Pokemon Power”, “Video Game Art”, “Raining Cats & Dogs” and “Sealife and Sandcastles”. Kids will experience innovative use of techniques in clay, watercolor, acrylics, pottery, pastels, paper mache, sculpture, and all sorts of mixed media! Isn’t it time to get your kids in the ART ZONE?

St. Gabriel’s Catholic School d.Lab for Making is a state-of-the-art, first of its kind makerspace in Central Texas where our maker education curriculum empowers students by creating opportunities to shape and influence the world around them.  This program allows for experiential learning with an emphasis on innovation, solution-seeking, and collaboration.

Campers will face new and different challenges to solve while growing in imagination and creativity, building confidence, and learning important lessons about perseverance and resilience.

PK-1st Grade | 2nd Grade – 4th Grade | 5th Grade – 8th Grade

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

After camp care will be provided until 5 pm if desired. Sign up Today!

Since 1994, Texas families have made Kidventure the summer day camp and the overnight camp of choice for their children. Kidventure is more than just a summer of fun, it’s a summer of opportunity. That opportunity is one to grow in confidence, create friendships and be a part of something special. And now, that’s needed more than ever. With 5 Austin area camp locations and overnight camps in the Texas Hill Country to choose from, there simply is not a more memorable, rewarding, and convenient camp option anywhere. Pick and choose your weekly schedule from June 6 – August 5, 2022.  We hope to see you this summer! Programs for all kids ages 3-16.

When you trust kids, they trust themselves. Since 1980, Steve & Kate’s has put kids in charge of their own learning experience. They try, fail, and learn on their own. They learn to trust their own judgment, and tackle the challenges of an ever changing world with creativity and confidence.

Campers choose minute to minute from a variety of activities including, sewing, stop-motion animation, music, performing arts, makers crafts, bread making, and more. They’ll decide what they want to do, and for how long. This summer families can buy as many days as they’d like, and use them at any time. No weekly reservations required–just show up! Or, if you need more care, purchase a Summer Pass, which covers the whole season. If for any reason your plans change, we’ll automatically refund any unused Passes in full at summer’s end. Lunch, snacks, and all hours (8am–6pm) are included.

Camp Champions has created a tradition of excellence since 1967. With the facility and staff expected from a premier overnight camp, Champions is distinguished by its developmental focus on building strong kids. One, two, and three-week sessions available for ages 5-17. Champions operated COVID-free in 2020. Reach us at www.campchampions.com.

Elite University Summer Camps is proud to serve the in the heart of the Steiner Ranch community in Austin, Texas. We also overjoyed to welcome campers from the neighboring communities of Dripping Springs, Lakeway, Bee Cave, Volente, Cedar Park, and Round Rock. EUSC provides Austin Campers with a summer of adventure, exploration, education, and outdoor fun. Summer Camps include: horseback riding, fishing, hiking, swimming, rock wall climbing, art, music, culinary arts, creative drama, veterinary science, architecture, and lego robotics. Our campers experience awesome active field trips while learning about topics that interest them! Don’t wait, space is limited, register online today at www.elitesummercamps.com!

At TexARTS in Lakeway, TX, you’ll sing, dance, act, and create in our popular “Best of” musical theatre camps! In these week-long camps you’ll have fun learning your favorite songs, scenes, and dances from such Broadway blockbusters such as Hamilton, Frozen, The Greatest Showman, and many more.  For students with a strong passion for the performing arts and looking for advanced training, TexARTS will offer a Broadway Master Class series (July 19 – 23), a Ballet Intensive (July 26 – 30) and a Dance Intensive (August 2 – 6).  Camps are for ages 2 – 18 and under the guidance of experienced professionals.

A throwback to simple fun in the great outdoors, Camp Huawni is an overnight summer camp in the Piney Woods of East Texas. From hiking to cane pole fishing to campfire storytelling, boys and girls in grades 1-11 get to unplug from technology, build friendships, and discover their true significance.

Mad Science & Imagine Arts Academy programs are designed with exciting, fun and hands-on science or art activities. Your child will become a junior scientist or artist, having the opportunity to experience a variety of hands-on adventures. Children will design, create, build and assemble a variety of interesting projects.  Many different  themes are available including world of design,  NASA, robots, engineerng, spies, yuckology, invention, wild world and more!  Ages 5-12. Programs starting in January and through the Summer  $18-350.  In Person locations and Virtual options with Supplies delivered to your door are available!  Options for friends at home or at a variety of locations in the Greater Austin Metro Area.

All of our hands-on activities take place in our 25-acre medieval village. Campers will be transported back in time to a world of knights, ladies, and a simpler way of life. No modern entertainment devices are available. Trust us, this works out just fine.
Every member of our team undergoes a strict screening and application process, background check, and is required to participate in Child Safety Awareness Training. Our nurse is on site 24/7, we have first aid and CPR trained staff, and our pool is closely monitored by a certified lifeguard. Meals are prepared by food industry professionals and we are fully state certified.
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