It’s hard to believe it, but summer camp registrations are already opening up for Summer 2023! 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!

Let us know if you’re a camp director and would like to be featured below. Our sponsored camps (featured below) supported the production of this 2023 guide and we are very thankful!

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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 in a tech-free camp environment. Reach us at

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.

St. Gabriel’s Catholic School offers engaging, hands-on, and fun Summer Camps for students in Pre-K through 8th grade throughout Central Texas. Students will learn, forge friendships, and grow together through structured but exciting activities.

Learn more about each of our THREE different camps here.

LIVE LIFE IN COLOR this Spring and Summer at a creative Art Camp at Cordovan Art School! Professional at teachers will guide your kids on an awesome adventure in over 50 fun-themed, weekly camp adventures which include, “Talk to the Animals” (live animals), “Video Game Art”, “Super Heros and Villains”, “Fantasy Art”, “Space Art”, “Sea Life”, “Anime”, and more. Kids will experience innovative use of techniques in clay, watercolor acrylics, pottery, pastels, paper mache, sculpture and more.

Cordovan Art School is a local, family-owned school, founded by award-winning artist, John Howell, who has served the Austin community promoting the arts for over 14 years. Thousands of kids have attended what has been voted “The Best Art Camps in Austin” year after year. Let this be the summer your child learns how to “LIVE LIFE IN COLOR” at Cordovan!

  • Ages 5-16
  • All Skill Levels
  • Half-Day and Full-Day Camps
  • Extended child care is available
  • Cedar Park, Georgetown, NW Austin, Round Rock, Southwest Austin

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.

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.

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!

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. Join Camp Olympia families from around the world who have created lasting summer memories for over 50 years.

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.

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.

Ready to explore the UT Austin campus while taking courses at America’s 14th ranked public university? Connect with esteemed faculty and instructors working to bring the UT Austin vision of changing the world to life. Discussion, debate, and diversity of thought is fostered both inside and outside the classroom. Explore this flagship research university while taking various specialized courses or academies in STEM, fashion, digital marketing, psychology, sports management, and more. Outside of the classroom, enjoy the live music scene, venture to nearby San Antonio, spend time at recreation areas, pools, local water parks, and much more! Click HERE for more information.

Our Summer Climbing Camps are a great place for young adventurers to experience rock climbing, learn new skills and make friends! Camp activities are tailored to each child based on their age and experience level. Campers will learn climbing movement, how to tie knots, and learn about belaying other climbers. They’ll also play fun, mentally challenging games and do arts and crafts, along with other great non-climbing activities.

  • At a Glance:
    • $320 for 4-day camp ( week of the 4th of July)
    • $429 for 5-day camp ( camps available 6/5-8/7)

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We want to show our readers all the great camps available right here in the Austin area. Partnering with us allows your business greater visibility with a large targeted market of local families. Join us and help enrich the lives of Austin Moms!