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2017 Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps In & Around Houston

Although we still have a few more months before school ends and summer begins, now is the time to start thinking about summer camps in Houston!  Here you will find a thorough list of day camps and overnight camps, camps for preschoolers and camps for high schoolers, camps for girls and camps for boys.  We have worked hard to find camps that fit all different needs and all different price points, and we hope that this guide will help you plan a fun and stress-free summer for your family!

Please Note :: Before we dive into this comprehensive camp list, we have to start by giving our sincerest of thank yous to ALL of our many camp sponsors who made this guide possible.  Please be sure to check out our featured, supporting, and basic sponsors all of which are highlighted to kick off this list, and when you sign your kiddos up for one of their camps – let them know that we sent you too!

Are you a camp director interested in getting your camp included in our guide?
Contact Meagan at meagan {at} houstonmomsblog {dot} com to find out more!

FEATURED CAMPS

Mad Summer Science Camp @ Children’s Learning Adventure

Website :: www.childrenslearningadventure.com
Location :: 10 Houston Area Locations {Atascocita / Humble, Cinco Ranch / Katy, Fall Creek / Humble, League City, Pearland, The Woodlands, Copperfield, Gleannloch / Spring, Riverstone / Sugarland / Missouri City, & Coles Crossing / Cypress}
Phone :: (877)781-0603 

About :: Each week, campers will engage in lessons related to Children’s Learning Adventures Mad Summer Science theme packed with exciting activities, crafts, games, sports, field trips, and so much more! Mad Summer Science Camp is all-inclusive with no hidden fees. They also offer flexible scheduling so you only pay for the weeks your child attends!

Important Dates :: Children’s Learning Adventure accommodates any school’s summer break schedule.


Carolina Creek Christian Camps

Website :: www.carolinacreek.org
Location :: 84 Wimberly Lane, Huntsville, TX 77320
Phone :: (936)594-4446

About :: Carolina Creek Christian Camp invites campers to know and experience the love of Jesus Christ. Their lovingly attentive summer staff are committed to providing a physically and emotionally safe adventure filled with uncommon fun, lots of opportunities for success, friendships, and memories that will serve as mileposts for years to come. Programs for elementary ages and youth at camps designed just for them include water sports, adventure activities, arts, athletics, and more.

Important Dates :: Camp Day / Open House for the community and prospective campers {May 27th}  |  Summer Programs {June 4th through mid-August}


Sherwood Forest

Website :: www.sherwoodforestfaire.com/summer-camp/youth-camp/
Location :: 1883 Old Hwy 20, McDade, TX 78650
Phone :: (210)464-1867

About :: How many of us wonder if we could have been really great at some type of craft or skill, given an earlier start? Sherwood Forest Summer Camp attendees have the rare opportunity to try their hands at many crafts and skills that are no longer widely known, and all of their hands-on activities take place in their 23-acre medieval village. Campers are transported back in time to a world of knights, ladies, and a simpler way of life. Campers work with their hands to create useful tools and learn skills essential to daily living in the Renaissance. No modern entertainment devices are available and campers never even realize they’ve left them behind.

Important Dates ::  Grown Up Summer Camp {June 23-25}  |  Youth Summer Camp – Session I {July 9-15}; Session II {July 16-22}; Session III {July 23-29}


Language Kids

Website :: www.languagekids.com
Location :: Several Houston Area Locations {Bellaire, Memorial/Spring Branch, Champions, HMNS Sugar Land, Kingwood, Spring, & Katy}
Phone :: (281)565-1388

About :: Give your child the gift of another language with Language Kids’ Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, French, and English language immersion summer camps. Their summer camps are play-based and innovative, and provided in a fun and nurturing environment that fosters friendship and curiosity for other cultures! Their hands-on and interactive programs for ages 3 – 10 are taught by native-speaking language educators with extensive training and experience in language teaching methodologies. Week-long camps, full and part-time, and before and after camp options are provided at some locations. Call them today and start your child on the path to become bilingual! 

Important Dates ::  June 5 – August 25


Camp Olympia

Website ::  www.campolympia.com
Location ::  723 Olympia Drive, Trinity, TX 75862 
Phone ::  (936)594-2541 

About ::Camp Olympia is a private, ACA accredited, overnight Texas Summer Camp for boys and girls ages 6-16 that offers individualized scheduling from over 45 different activities, air conditioned cabins, and a 1:4 counselor to camper ratio. Camp Olympia is dedicated to having fun together, helping people grow in body, mind, and spirit. They are located on beautiful Lake Livingston in Trinity, Texas where it is the perfect setting for fun, sun, and adventure. Visit their website to learn more about why you should choose Camp Olympia for your child. They would love to give you and your family a tour of their beautiful camp grounds and facilities too! 

Important Dates ::  Term 1 {June 4 – 17}; Term 2 {June 18 – July 8}; SPARK Week 1 {June 18 – 24}; Term 2B {June 25 – July 8}; Term 3 {July 9 – 29}; SPARK Week 2 {July 23 – 29}; Term 4 {July 30 – August 12}


Camp Lantern Creek

Website :: www.camplanterncreek.com 
Location :: 4045 North FM 1486, Montgomery, TX 77356  
Phone :: (936)597-8225  

About :: Camp Lantern Creek is tucked away in the piney woods of Montgomery, Texas just over an hour outside of Houston and provides a truly unique girls sleep away summer camp experience. Here they encourage girls to try new things and help them develop their self esteem, confidence, and leadership skills – all while building lasting friendships. Camp Lantern Creek is for girls between the ages of 7 and 17 where they create art, find their voice, try new skills, get dirty, and push boundaries. Here they learn to change a tire, sing a song, laugh, love nature, swim, make waves, win and lose gracefully, act, paint, make a mess, write and tell a story, right the world, and make friends forever. 

Important Dates ::   Mother/ Daughter Weekend {March 3 – 5}  |  Summer Camp Session 1 {June 18 – 30}; Session 2 {July 2 – 14}; Session 3 {July 16 – 23}


T Bar M Camps

Website :: www.tbarmcamps.org
Location :: 2549 State Highway 46 W, New Braunfels, TX 78132
Phone :: (830)620-4263

About :: Camp is one of the most lasting, rewarding experiences parents can give their children. At T Bar M, it builds self-esteem and gives kids a sense of independence all while growing their faith. From overnight camp for 1st through 11th graders, to Day Camp for K-5th graders, they love to give campers and families the experience of their lives.  

Important Dates :: T Bar M offers week-long sessions for 10 weeks of the summer starting May 28th. Make camp a priority and choose a week that works best for you! How you spend your summer is IMPORTANT. Your schedule fills quickly, so visit here for dates and availability.


Fusion Academy

Website ::  www.fusionhoustongalleria.com
Location :: 
5065 Westheimer Road, Suite 840, Houston, TX 77056 
Phone ::  (713)796-9096

About :: Fusion Houston Galleria is an accredited private middle and high school for grades 6-12 with one-to-one direct instruction. Because the Fusion model is one-to-one, camps are based on interest and needs and can start at any time during the summer. Some of the summer themes include; grossology, Lego building, forensic science, character development, movement and pantomime, test prep, Fusion Readiness program, and class for credit {for both honors and standard}.

Important Dates ::  Enrollment starts {April 1st} | Open House & Tea with the Head of School {April 7th, 2 – 4pm} |  Camps and participants can start at any time {June 1st – August 28th}


da Vinci Lab for Creative Arts and Sciences

Website :: https://school.ststephenshouston.org/dvlcas-summer-camp-2017
Location :: 1800 Sul Ross, Houston, TX 77098 {Montrose Area}
Phone :: (713)528-6665 ext. 220

About :: The da Vinci Lab for Creative Arts and Sciences is the perfect makersspace for those who are wildly inventive and daring. Located in Montrose, they are challenging students in grades 5 – 9 to dream beyond limits. They have three exciting opportunities to dream, design, and demonstrate: #1 Tune in Tokyo {radio/Morse code}, #2 808s & Synth Breaks {make your own musical instrument}, and #3 Raspberry Jam {making a raspberry pi and create coding}. Financial assistance is available.

Important Dates :: Session 1 {May 30 – June 9}; Session 2 {June 12 – 23}; Session 3 {June 26 – July 7}


Club SciKidz Houston

Website :: http://houston.clubscikidz.com/
Location :: Katy {CrossPoint Community Church}; Sugar Land {Faith Lutheran Church & Fishers of Men Lutheran Church}
Phone :: 
(713)589‑8958

About :: Club SciKidz Houston {CSKH} is a premiere summer camp for Katy and Sugar Land! Club SciKdiz Houston offers camps in: Introduction to Java, Little Coder, Dash and Dot, Tech Machines, Emergency Vet, Jr. Meteorology, Jr. Chemist, LEGO Robotics, Young Physicians, Little Engineering, Quad Copter {or Drone}, Mobile Game Design, Water Robotics, and much more. Navigate to the CSKH website for a complete listing, as there are so many offerings – there is sure to be a camp for your little scientist or engineer! Please Note :: CSKH offers an automatic $25 sibling discount and $10 multi-camp purchase discount. **As a Houston Moms Blog reader, please enter the discount code HoustonMoms1517 for an additional $15 off!**

Important Dates :: CSKH offers over 40 week-long classes beginning June 19th through July 28th, 2017 for children in grades PreK – 5 and grades 6 – 8.

SUPPORTING CAMPS

Camp Pecan Grove

Website :: www.kecamps.com/camps/pecan-grove-plantation-country-club
Location :: Pecan Grove Country Club {3000 Plantation Drive, Richmond, TX 77406}
Phone :: (877)671-2267

About :: KECamps is the leading operator of traditional day camps at country clubs nationwide.  Their country club day camps offer the unique balance of a traditional day camp experience in the convenient and familiar setting of their beautiful and safe country club atmospheres. With a combination of outstanding amenities, exciting programming, and an experienced and energetic staff team, their structured and fun day camp for ages 4 – 10 will be the perfect place for your child.

Important Dates ::  Weekly Sessions {Monday – Friday}


Yorkshire Academy

Website :: www.yorkshireacademy.com
Location :: 14120 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079
Phone :: (281)531-6088

About :: This Memorial-area centered camp offers enrichment and all day care for ages 24 months through 6th grade. Their more than 50 theme-based camps introduce fun and interesting topics to their students. They will hear stories, sing songs, and make crafts relating to each camp’s theme, all while experiencing a safe and nurturing environment.

Important Dates ::  Registration opens March 16th


Fort Bend TaeKwonDo

Website :: fortbendtkd.com
Location :: 19830 FM1093 #2101, Richmond, TX 77407
Phone Number :: (281)599-3331

About :: When your child spends the summer taking classes at Fort Bend TaeKwonDo, they’ll learn important life skills like strength, focus, and confidence in a fun and unique way while they help make them the best versions of themselves! For only $169, you will receive :: Classes up to three times per week, a uniform, t-shirt, and testing for the next rank to take place in August. Age-level beginner classes are held in their spacious, air-conditioned facility in the late afternoons and evenings Monday through Friday, and mid-morning on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Important Dates :: Check website for dates and times available. Limited spots remaining!


The Fig Writer’s Studio presents Storyteller’s Summer Camp

Website :: www.thefigwritersstudio.com 
Location :: The Hines Center for Spirituality and Prayer
Phone Number :: (713)231-3874

About :: Storyteller’s Summer Camp is a dynamic and imaginative program full of the art of storytelling fun, such as creative writing, podcasting, digital & visual arts, and plenty of playtime. They endeavor to entertain as well as foster creative expression. The camp {for kids ages 8 – 12} will be located at the Hines Center in downtown Houston, and all of their instructors are certified with Safeguarding God’s Children.

Important Dates :: Session 1 {June 19 – 30}; Session 2 {July 10 – 21}; Session 3 {July 31 – August 11}


Sur La Table Kids & Teens Summer Camp Series

Website :: surlatable.com
Locations & Phone Numbers ::
River Oaks Shopping Center – (713)533-0959
City Centre – (832)201-3496
Sugar Land Town Square – (281)242-2238
Baybrook Mall – (281)786-2064

About :: In this fun, five-day camp, young chefs will practice essential kitchen skills and master the fundamentals of cooking. Kids will enjoy working alongside classmates learning techniques for everything from grilling and sautéing to making pizza and pasta from scratch. Sur La Table gets hands-on and covers all the basics such as rules for handling knives, how to read and follow recipes, measuring and mixing, and the importance of kitchen safety. Kids will build on skills throughout the week and on day 5, they’ll create an impressive menu of restaurant-style dishes.

Important Dates :: Classes run June, July, and August.


HSS Summer Program

Website :: www.houstonsudburyschool.org/summer
Location :: Independence Heights {610N & Yale}
Phone Number :: (832)696-0626

About :: Campers will experience the Sudbury model of education first hand. Students spend their days free to pursue their interests, participate in Judicial Committee, plan outings, and enjoy all the benefits of freedom + responsibility in a mixed-age community.  The HSS Summer Camp is open to all Houston area children.

Important Dates :: Camp Sessions are June 5 – 16; June 19 – 30; and July 3 – 14.  Discounts for full program registration and siblings available. Open House is April 22nd at Noon and again May 20th at Noon. 


Joy Kids Studio

Website :: http://www.joykidsstudio.com/
Location ::
 2507 Bartlett Street, Houston, TX 77098
Phone Number :: (713)458-8553

About :: At Joy Kids Studio Movie Making Camps, kids are able to write, direct, film, and star in their very own movies before heading to the movie theater where they are able to walk the red carpet and watch their movies come to life on the big screen. Campers will also create skits, commercials, and newscasts – all during a fun week long camp!

Important Dates :: Camp schedule is 10am – 2 pm, with 9:30am early drop off.  Camp Sessions are June 5 – 9; June 12 – 16; June 19 – 23; June 26 – 30; July 10 – 14; July 24 – 28; July 31 – August 4; August 7 – 11.


Alley Theatre Play Makers Summer Camps

Website :: alleytheatre.org/playmakers
Location ::
 Houston; Klein ISD; Fort Bend ISD
Phone Number :: (713)315-5424

About :: Play Makers participants {K – 8th grade} join their peers for a full rotation of group activities designed to help even the most timid child find the confidence to step onto the stage. Alley Master Teaching Artists guide fun and informative lessons that teach theatre skills in improvisation, dance and movement, visual story-telling, and character development. Your young creative masterminds will learn performance skills here that they will use their whole lives.

Important Dates :: Explore their website for the camp sessions nearest you!

CAMPS

CampVentures 

Website :: www.kiddieacademy.com/academies/longenbaugh-cypress/programs/summer-camp
Location :: 17909 Longenbaugh Road, Cypress, TX 77433
Phone :: (281)815.0522

Important Dates :: Spring Fest April 1st, 10 am -1 pm // Enrollment is open now with early-bird specials available. Call now to reserve your spot!


Creative Edge Art Studio
Summer Art Camps

Website ::  https://pearland.creativeedgeartstudio.com/the-latest-from-creative-edge/
Location :: 2975 Kingsley Drive #137, Pearland, TX 77584
Phone :: (832)295.9099 {or [email protected]}

Important Dates :: Enrollment is now open with early bird specials until April 15th. Camps begin May 30th. Reserve your spot now!


YMCA Camp Twin Lakes

Website :: camptwinlakes.ymcagwc.org
Location ::
2300 S Bell Blvd, Cedar Park, TX 78613
Phone :: (512)257-0709

Important Dates :: REGISTERING NOW! Camp begins June 11 – 28.  Check them out at their open houses on May 7th and May 21st, 1 – 4pm.


Summer Camps by Holly Blue Performing Arts Academy

Website :: hollyblueacademy.com/book-online
Location ::
3217 Milam Street, Houston, TX {NEW location!}
Phone :: (281)753-5630

Important Dates :: Fairytale Magic {June 26 – 30}; Rock & Roll Glee {July 10 – 14}; Camp Mix A Lot {July 31 – August 4}; Lights Camera Action {August 7 – 11}


Coder Kids Summer Camps

Website :: https://coderkidstx.com
Location :: Various locations throughout Houston
Phone :: (832)640-9568 or [email protected]

Important Dates :: Camps start the week of June 5th and run throughout the summer.


Main Event Entertainment – Summer FUN Camp

Website :: https://www.mainevent.com/book/funcamps
Location :: 1125 Magnolia Avenue, Webster, TX 77598
Phone :: (281)332-4500

Important Dates :: June 12 – 16; June 26 – 30; July 17 – 21; July 24 – 28; August 7 – 11


Cultural STEAM Camps {Russia | Vietnam | Morocco | Canada | Dominican Republic}

Website :: www.tourAculture.com
Location ::
Memorial West, Katy, Humble, The Woodlands, Briargrove, Sugar Land, & The Heights
Phone :: (855)589-2424


Martial Arts Summer Camp – Super Hero Themed & More

Website :: www.vortexic.com/summer-camp
Location ::
3760 S. Mason Road, Suite 30, Katy, TX 77450
Phone :: (832)819-4862

Important Dates :: June 5 – 9; July 10 – 14; July 31 – August 4


iD Tech Camps

Website :: www.idtech.com
Location :: The Village School, The University of Houston, & Rice University
Phone Number :: 1-888-709-8324

Important Dates :: Registration is ongoing!  Camps are weekly throughout June and July, and specific dates can be found of the website.


Bayou Bend Summer History Camp

Website :: www.mfah.org/historycamp
Location ::  6003 Memorial Drive {at Westcott}, Houston, TX 77007
Phone Number ::
(713)639-7759

Important Dates :: June 19–23;  June 26–30 *sold out; July 10–14 *sold out; July 17–21


Scott Pera Basketball Camps at Rice University

Website :: www.ScottPera.com
Location :: Tudor Fieldhouse – Rice Campus
Phone Number :: (336)655-9001

Important Dates :: Day Camp I {May 30-June 2}; Day Camp II {June 5-9}; Day Camp III {June 12-June 16}; Biddie Ball {June 19-23}; Day Camp IV {June 19-23}; Shooting Camp {June 24}; Day Camp V {July 17-21}; Day Camp VI {July 24-28}; Day Camp VII {July 31-Aug 4}; Day Camp VII {Aug 1-4}


Additional summer camps in Houston you might want to check out…

All Heart Horse Farm

American Robotics Academy

Armand Bayou Nature Center

Athena Learning Center of Katy

British Private Prep Schools of Katy

Building Brains

Camp Acorn at The Parish School

Camp Allen

Camp Balcones Springs

Camp Cho-Yeh

Camp Eagle

Camp Lone Star

Camp West

Circle Lake Ranch

City ArtWorks

Claire School of Dance

Club SciKidz Houston

Connolly Dance Arts

Crossing Borders

Cypress Academy {Gymnastics & Performing Arts}

Discover Gymnastics

Discovery School House

Fun Fair Positive Soccer {FFPS} Camps

Foundations Academy

Gerry and Greta’s Art Camp

Glassell Junior School

Gymboree Music {Multiple Locations}

Houston Arboretum and Nature Center

Houston Dance Lab

Houston Dynamo Soccer Camps

Houston SPCA

Houston Sudbury School

Houston Sword Sports Fencing Camp

I-9 Sports Camps

Kidventure

Kids R Kids {Multiple Locations}

McCheeks Academy

Moody Gardens Pyramid Camps for Kids

My Gym {Multiple Locations}

No Limits Dance Camp :: Dance Houston

Pine Cove

Pinot’s Palette

Primrose Schools {Multiple Locations}

Recipe 4 Success

Rockology Music Academy

Sam Houston Equestrian Center

Schakolad Chocolate Factory {Katy & The Woodlands}

Space Center of Houston Day Camps

Spanish Learning Castle

Texas Christian Horse Camps

The Athletic Performance Lab

The Pines Catholic Camp

Tiger Rock Martial Arts of Katy

TWRC Wildlife Camps

Vista Camps {Rio Vista & Sierra Vista}

Westwood Gymnastics

YMCA of Greater Houston

Young Artist Studio

Young Picassos

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