All-Star Sports Camp
All-Star Sports Camp gives campers the opportunity to learn teamwork and sportsmanship through a variety of fun games & activities including soccer, basketball, flag football, kickball, wiffleball, dodgeball, capture the flag, battleship, and board games. Under the guidance of trained coaches, your child will be able to develop their athletic skills, discover new interests, and make lots of friends!
Dates: March 16-20 & June 1 – August 14
Location: South Austin and Cedar Park
Cost: $299 (5 full days), $199 (5 half days)
Recommended Age: 5-12 years old
Austin Children’s Theater
Our camps explore the many aspects of theatre and art, all inspired by weekly themes. Campers embark on creative journeys that spark their imaginations. Camps focus on teaching the creative process through games, movement, storyboarding, art projects, music, film, and more. Campers engage in all aspects of the creative process. Each camp culminates with a performance or art gallery installation, leaving the campers with a final work of art to share with family and friends, and great memories that will last a lifetime.
Austin Scottish Rite Theater
Austin Scottish Rite Theater’s summer camps offer a week-long exploration of performance topics. At week’s end, campers present a showcase performance on the historic Austin Scottish Rite Theater stage. We offer camps for activities like Acting, Dance, Musical Theater, Puppetry, Shakespeare, and Stage Combat!
Dates: June 8 – Aug 7
Location: 207 W 18th St, Austin
Cost: $275 for one-week camps; $550 for two-week camps
Contact: Call 512-472-5436 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Recommended Age: 6-18 years old
Code Galaxy Summer Camps
Summer & Spring Day Camps at Code Galaxy are the perfect way to get started with coding or dive-in deep on a topic your child loves. Choose from app design, game development, robotics topics, and more.
Dates: Spring Break Camps, March 16-20; Summer Camps, June 1 – August 7
Location: Davenport Village, West Lake Hills, 3801 N. Capital Of Texas Hwy., Bldg D-Ste 130, Austin; Headwaters School (Downtown), 807 Rio Grande St., Austin; 202 North Walton Way, Suite #184, Cedar Park
Recommended Age: 4-15 years old
Code Ninjas STEM Camps
Transform your child’s love for technology and video games into an exciting learning adventure. Code Ninjas Camps offer an immersive environment for kids ages 7–14 to explore and develop new skills, gain confidence, and have fun with friends. It’s an unforgettable experience!
Our Austin-Area locations, including North Austin, South Austin, and Cedar Park Summer Camps, including week-long, half-day and full-day options. There’s a STEM Camp for every interest and every budget. As the largest kids coding school in the U.S., with over 340 locations opening nationwide, you can trust us to give your ninja the best experience possible!
Topics, prices, and schedules vary based on location. Visit www.codeninjas.com and find your nearest center to learn more and register!
Dates: Summer Camps: May 25 – August 18 (Dates vary by location.)
Location: (North Austin) 10900 Lakeline Mall Dr., Suite # 100; (South Austin) 9911 Brodie Ln., Ste. 650; (Cedar Park) 3621 E. Whitestone Blvd., Suite 500
Cost: $59–$459; Prices vary by camp date, length, and location
Website: North Austin: https://www.codeninjas.com/
South Austin: https://www.
Cedar Park: https://www.codeninjas.
Contact: North Austin: 512-817-2633 and email@example.com
South Austin: 512-522-0707 and southaustintx@codeninjas.
Cedar Park: 512-910-5521 and firstname.lastname@example.org
Ages: 7–14 years old
Discount: Register now to save 15% with early-bird discounts!
Cordovan Art School
Cordovan Art School is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with the BEST creative camps in the greater Austin area! This year’s theme says it all: “Party in Your Right Brain!” Blockbuster camps include Talk with the Animals (a camp with LIVE animals, which has sold out 10 years straight), Anime Unleashed, The Art of Hogwarts, Yay Clay, Pokémon, Take an ART-Selfie, and more! A variety of mediums will be used, including watercolors, acrylics, colored pencils, graphite, oil pastels, and pen & ink.
During the summer, Cordovan Art School offers camps for creative kids and teenagers of all skill levels, ages 5-16. In the evenings and during the school year, Cordovan Art studios are filled with art classes for kids, older teens, and adults. Teachers are professional artists who are passionate about art, care about their students, and work together to make the community a better place. Before and aftercare is available. Last year, over 1,500 kids and teens joined Cordovan summer programs. This year YOU can CREATE a masterpiece of your own!
Dates: Spring Break, March 16 – 20; Summer, May 26 – Aug 19
Location: 8108 Mesa Dr., Suite B-102, Austin; Highway 290 W. Suite #140, Austin; 200 Buttercup Creek Blvd., Suite #122, Cedar Park; 3810 Gattis School Rd., Suite #108, Round Rock; 816 S Main St., Georgetown
Cost: $52 – $509+
Recommended Age: 5-16 years old
Discount: $25 off any full week art camp with code 365Art
Country Home Learning Center
Looking for something for your kids to do this summer? Founded in 1982, Country Home Learning Center has earned a reputation in Austin for providing the very best in preschool education and elementary school-age programs. With exceptionally small class sizes and a renowned curriculum, Country Home Learning Center offers exciting and varied educational opportunities for students ages infant through 13 years of age. The extremely popular Summer Camp program also includes all of our regular activities, our Kids’ Choice Special Interest Clubs, regularly-scheduled field trips to swimming, skating, bowling, and movies, as well as special field trips to a wide variety of exciting local destinations. Our sprawling campuses offer virtually limitless opportunities for your child to learn, grow and have fun. Fully-accredited by both AdvancEd and Texas Rising Star, our resources and facilities are sure to keep your kiddos active, excited, and learning with the very best programs and curriculum available. Just stop by for a tour Monday through Friday at 6:30 pm to see for yourself!
Dates: Spring break & summer
Location: (South Austin) 6900 Escarpment Blvd.; (North Austin) 13120 U.S. Hwy. 183 N.
Cost: $214 per week, plus registration and activity/field trip fees
Contact: North Austin, 512-331-1441; South Austin, 512-288-8220
Recommended Age: 5 (must have completed kindergarten) –13 years of age. We also offer our regular program for children 6 weeks to 5 years.
Creative Action offers fun, engaging, and exciting summer camps for ages 5 – 11! Led by experienced staff, our camps are offered at three convenient locations in North Central, East, and South Austin and include a variety of themes to choose from all summer long. While in a safe and welcoming environment, we empower campers to envision and create their own films, perform on stage, and explore the visual arts. Each week culminates in a final share where youth showcase their creations for friends and family.
Dates: Summer sessions
Location: (North) Koenig Lane Christian Church, 908 Old Koenig Ln., Austin; (East) Creative Action, 1023 Springdale Rd., Bldg. 3, Austin; (South) Eden Park Academy, 6215 Manchaca Rd.., Austin
Cost: $600 without financial aid
Contact: (512) 442-8773
Recommended Age: 5-11 years old
Crux Crushers Camp
Get ready for the most exciting weeks at Crux Climbing Center! Crux Crushers Camps will provide youth with a safe environment to explore their skills in rock climbing while making new friends and building confidence. On top of it all, campers will participate in yoga, crafts, and fun games!
Dates: Spring Break, March 16-20; Summer, ages 6-9, June 22–26, July 13–17, July 27–31, August 10–14; Ages 9–12, June 15-19, July 6–10, July 20-24, August 3–7
Location: Crux Climbing Center, 121 Pickle Rd., Ste. 100, Austin
Cost: Summer Cost: Ages 6–9, $225 (members) and $275 (non-members); ages 9–12 $300 (members) and $350 (non-members) because of the extra hours.
Contact: 512-931-3911 ext. 2
Recommended Age: 6–12 years old
Fantastic Magic Camp
Since 1993 every day at Fantastic Magic Camp has been filled with fun, adventure, and discoveries. We open every weekday at 8 am for the arrival of campers, and the program starts at 9 am sharp. Each day includes classes in magic, juggling, puppetry, and other variety arts, as well as a live magic show by some of Austin’s best professional magicians and clowns. Our day ends at 4 pm, and pick up time is 4–4:30 pm, but for those who wish to stay longer, we offer an optional “Rehearsal Time,” running from 4–6 pm, where campers can practice what they have learned that day with assistance and supervision from our counselors and staff.
Some words from parents:
“This is the only camp that I’ve seen where my child embraced the creative process as well as social activities with confidence.”
“Every year we return to Magic Camp. It’s our first pick for camps and the kids always look forward to their sessions. Positive experience all around!”
“My son is a second-generation camper. I went to the camp as a kid and it defined my childhood. Great activities, exciting atmosphere, and amazing performers. It’s truly the best day camp in Austin.”
Dates: Spring Break Camp, for campers 5–12 years old, March 16–20; Summer Camps, for campers 7–12 years old, June 1 – August 14; Junior Summer Camps, for campers 5 – 6 years old, June 8 – July 17
Location: 6500 Woodrow Ave.; 7800 Woodrow Ave., Austin
Cost: $325 for our one-week camps, $650 for two-week camps
Contact: Call (512) 988-3045 or email Peter@magiccamp.com
Recommended Age: 5-12 years old
Discount: Multiple sibling discounts and multiple session discounts, $30 for one-week camps and $60 for two-week camps are automatically applied if applicable! (Only one discount per registration.)
Foodie Kids Cooking Camp
Foodie Kids has been a local favorite for more than 25 years and continues to teach generations of Austin’s budding chefs the skills they need to feel comfortable and excel in the kitchen. Recipes and hands-on culinary curriculum are carefully curated by professionally trained chefs with a passion for teaching kids. Popular themes include Culinary Passport, TV-Trends, Restaurant Classics, Food Allergy Friendly, and Cake Wars which ends the week with a 3-tiered cake decorating competition! At the end of each day, a set of recipes will be sent home along with any food that hasn’t been eaten. Bon Appétit!!
Dates: Spring break & summer
Location: 3818 Far West Blvd., Suite 107, Austin
Cost: $325/week or $65/day for Spring Break
Contact: Call 512-346-3333 or email email@example.com
Recommended Age: 4-8 year-olds are in the morning from 9 am – 12 pm and 9-15 year-olds are in the afternoons from 1 – 4 pm
Girls Empowerment Network
Girls Empowerment Network’s Summer Camp is a day camp that serves girls in grades entering 3rd-8th. Camp girls participate in fun, interactive workshops during two week-long sessions (one in June and one in July) that are designed to ignite the power in girls and teach them skills to thrive and believe in their ability to be unstoppable. Girls who join our summer day camp will experience our self-efficacy curriculum, meet new friends, and join in creative activities each week!
Dates: June 15-19 & July 13-17
Location: 901 Trinity St., Austin
Recommended Age: Girls entering grades 3rd-8th
Hello World – Computer Science
Hello World’s one-week immersive summer courses are held at academic institutions and technology hubs across Austin, including UT’s Department of Computer Science and Capital Factory. Hello World’s mission is to build autonomous learners who have positive experiences with computer science, approach and solve problems like engineers, and grow true programming and computational capabilities that can be applied to any field. The organization’s alumni have gone on to pursue computer science degrees at institutions including Stanford, MIT, and Rice University. All levels are welcome, including both those that are new to computer science and those with many years of experience. Each program runs Monday-Friday with a shortened day on Saturday, which includes a Student Showcase event.
Students experience personalized learning with a maximum of 6 students per instructor. Instructors are software engineers and computer scientists who are currently leading professionals within the course subject they support.
Dates: June 22-27, Data Science & Artificial Intelligence; July 6-11, iOS Mobile App Development; July 20-25, Game Engineering
Location: UT Department of Computer Science, Capital Factory, Flatiron School
Cost: Early enrollment tuition between $839-$869
Recommended Age: 7-18 years old
Discount: $150 Early Enrollment Discount
Idea Lab Kids
Idea Lab Kids is a STEM Summer Camp Program that has been in the Austin area for the past 5 years. We have excelled in providing unique opportunities to continue STEM learning outside of school hours.
Dates: Spring break & summer
Location: 8620 Burnet Rd., Austin
Recommended Age: 5-14 years old
Indigo Play Camps
Indigo Play is an indoor play center with amazing learning and imagination playscapes, open daily.
At Indigo Play Camps, your child will learn about world history and science through crafts, stories, games, music, movement, and more.
Each day we will explore a new country or science theme through interactive and imaginative group activities: create an Egyptian mummy, make Mexican maracas, paint Indian henna, play French Pétanque, and build a space rocket, all while having a blast!
Kids will learn in a safe, secure and clean environment. Our experienced camp leaders are first aid and CPR certified.
Dates: Spring break & summer
Location: Indigo Play, 13530 Research Blvd., Suite 102, Austin
Cost: $275 per week, $75 per day
Contact: Call 512-269-0097 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Recommended Age: 3-10 years old (must be potty-trained)
Imagine a world where superheroes are real, pirates are friendly and every little girl is an astronaut. Grab your passport and join Jeremiah Frog as he embarks on an adventure through space and time. Camp Jump! offers 1-week half, full and extended day opportunities for children to explore their imaginations through theme-based curriculum featuring gymnastics, art exploration, interactive centers, social integration, dramatic play, yoga, music, and dance. Voted Austin Family Magazine’s Most Fun Camp 4 times. Come find out why!
Dates: Spring Break, March 16-20; Summer, June 1-August 21
Location: 2117 W Anderson Ln. & 6800 West Gate Blvd.
Recommended Age: 3-10 years old (must be potty trained)
Kidventure Summer Camp
Amazing Happens..when kids feel loved, when no one feels left out, and each person is valued for who they are. Growth Happens…when given the freedom to take risks, to step outside the usual, and believe that nothing is impossible. Happiness Happens… when fun becomes our guide, when friendships flourish, when character is fostered, and confidence thrives.
We are Kidventure. For over 25 years, our mission has been to help build the lives of our campers through our every action. We do this through the magic of camp.
Kidventure provides summer day camp programs at five outstanding locations around the Austin area for kids ages 3–12, including Westlake, Lakeway, Sweetwater and Steiner Ranch, as well as Overnight Camps for kids ages 8-18.
2020 Dates: June 1 – August 7
Location: Camp Barton Creek, Camp Steiner, Camp Rough Life, Camp Travisso, Camp Lakeway, Camp Lupine Lane, and our Famous Overnight Camps
Cost: Day Camp: $265 / Overnight Camp: $1350-1850
Contact: 512-263-8992 or email email@example.com
Ages: 3–18 years old
Discount: $100 on any overnight summer camp with code “lovecamp” at checkout.
Award-winning summer building camp where kids ages 5 to 12 repurpose recycled materials to solve fun, weekly engineering challenges such as building a roller-coaster for a marble or fortifying cardboard castles against invasion. Through the process, campers practice and build CREATIVE THINKING, COLLABORATION, RESILIENCE —and the foundation for a vibrant future. Kids love the hands-on building challenges that keep them learning during the summer.
Neuron Garage has been named the best education program for the past three years by Austin Family Magazine and HappiFamli, as well as being a finalist in the 2019 Austin Chronicle Reader Poll for best summer camp and best STEM enrichment program.
Dates: June 1 – August 14 (weekly sessions) from 8 am – 3 pm with the option to extend the day until 6 pm
Location: 12 Austin Locations (South Austin, South Central, Westlake, Downtown, Hyde Park / Mueller, North Shoal Creek, Tech Ridge, and Cedar Park)
Cost: $390/ week for 8 am to 3 pm, + $75/wk for extended hours 3- 6 pm
Recommended Age: 5-12 years old (divided into two age groups)
Discount: Save $20 per week if you register by February 29th
Orpheus Academy of Music
Join us for musical summer fun at Orpheus Academy of Music! Our camps provide an enriching experience for children of all ages and abilities in Austin and Cedar Park. We’ve got camps for the complete beginner just discovering their love of music, and camps for the advanced student looking to expand their skills with exciting experiences in chamber music and composition. Camps include an end-of-week performance so that students can impress their parents with everything they’ve learned.
Camps are led by experienced, degreed teachers. Each half-day camp includes a healthy snack, and a variety of activities so that students are always moving and learning. Pack a lunch, and enroll students in a morning and afternoon camp to create a full day of musical fun!
Dates: AM Camps are from 9 am – 12 pm and PM camps are from 12:30-3:30 pm; Summer session begins June 1 through Augst 14
Locations: (Northwest Austin) 3918 Far West Blvd. Suite C; (Cedar Park) 3109 Kenai Dr., Unit 10
Cost: $336 + $35 registration fee
Contact: (512) 231-8999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Recommended Age: Ages 4-5: World Music; Music Through Movement; All About Music. Ages 6-7: World Music, Music Through Movement, Intro to Guitar, Intro to Piano, Broadway Musicals, Choir and Instruments, All About Music. Ages 8-9: Composing for Short Film*, Composition and Improv*, Movie Music Ensembles*, Guitar Orchestra*, World Music, Music Through Movement, Intro to Guitar, Intro to Piano, Broadway Musicals, Choir and Instruments. Ages 9-18: Composing for Short Film*, Composition and Improv*, Movie Music Ensembles*, Guitar Orchestra*, Broadway Musicals, Choir and Instruments. * denotes 2 years of experience required
SDCTx Summer Design Institutes
SDCTx is offering six Summer Design Institutes through the School of Design and Creative Technologies at the University of Texas at Austin. Each institute is designed and taught by a full-time UT Austin faculty member. High school students have the opportunity to learn about game design, graphic design, and animation in a classroom and studio setting. All institutes provide students the unique opportunity to create a portfolio piece as they prepare to apply for college.
Dates: June-July (Dates vary by camp)
Location: The University of Texas at Austin – College of Fine Arts
Recommended Age: 14-18 years old and/or enrolled in high school
Sherwood Forest Summer Camp
Sherwood Forest Campers will experience many of the skills and trades of the Medieval era, which means making things with their own hands not drawing a picture on your screen with their fingers!
Disclaimer: Sherwood Forest Summer Camp is fraught with confrontations between Robin and his Merry Folk, the Sheriff and his deputies, and the Fae Folk. It is possible campers may be called on to help Robin defend Sherwood Keep!
Dates: Session I, July 5–11, Session II, July 12–18, Session III, July 19–25; Grown-Up Summer Camp, June 19-21
Location: Sherwood Forest Faire, 1883 Old Hwy. 20, McDade
Recommended Age: 7–16 years old
Discount: $25 off per session when you book by April 30. $50 off for each sibling after the first, when attending together.
If your goal is to keep a child moving through the summer, you’re in luck! Sportball camps have you covered. Using Sportball Methodology, children (3+) have a blast while developing their skills for life. Camps consist of three-hour sessions each day and feature advanced skills training and scrimmages of eight different sports; baseball, soccer, golf, hockey, tennis, basketball, football, and volleyball. To keep things interesting and challenging, both the sport and the drill combinations are switched up periodically.
Dates: Spring Break and Summer Camps (May-August)
Location: North/South/Central Austin, Cedar Park, Lakeway, Round Rock
Contact: 512-407-8814 or email email@example.com
Recommended Age: 3-10 years old
Discount: 10% off until March 13th
Synergy Dance Studio Summer Dance Camps
Synergy Dance Studio offers preschool and school-age camps as well as dance intensives for the more experienced dancer. Themed summer dance camps are limited in size and are grouped by age and ability. We offer all levels of training, beginning through pre-professional for ages 3 and up. Our focus is promoting self-discipline, self-respect and most importantly self-confidence. Space is limited and camps will fill up, so reserve your space today.
Preschool Camps age 3-5, 9 am – 12 pm
Extended hours available 12-1 pm
Frozen 2: May 26-29 (Tues-Fri)
Minnie’s Boutique: June 1-5
Elsa and Friends: June 22-26
Nick Jr. Party: July 13-17
Frozen 2: July 27-31
School Age Camps age 4.5-10, 10 am – 3 pm
Extended hours available 9 am – 4 pm
Descendants: June 1-5
Pop Star Party: June 15-19
High School Musical: June 22-26
Frozen 2: July 13-17
Kidz Bop: July 20-24
JoJo Siwa: July 27-31
Beginner to Intermediate Dance Intensives age 8-14
Designed for recreational and company dancers level beginner to intermediate.
Ballet/Modern: Beg/Int/Adv July 13-17 1-6 pm
Jazz/ Hip Hop: August 3-7 10-3 pm
Intermediate to Advanced Dance Intensives age 8-18, 1-6 pm
Previous dance experience is required. Designed for intermediate and advanced dancers
Boot Camp/Stretch: June 22-26
Jazz/Hip Hop: June 1-5
Ballet/Modern: Beg/Int/Adv July 13-17
Drill Team: July 27-31
Locations: 3425 Bee Caves Rd., Suite 107-95
Cost: $190 – $460
Recommended Age: 3.5-18 years old
YMCA Camp Twin Lakes
Experience an Overnight and Day Camp in the heart of Hill Country just minutes from Austin. Camp Twin Lakes is THE popular camp in Cedar Park. The camp is situated on 55 acres of parkland, and it features two lakes, the Wet Willie Water Slide, canoeing, kayaking, swim beach, Aqua Park, pools, archery range, paintball field, sports complex, covered pavilions, and three indoor lodges. Our themed camps have the power to change the course of a summer and help kids develop in positive ways. We provide a safe, supportive and fun environment filled with new activities every day — all in the great outdoors.
Overnight Campers will enjoy three nutritious meals a day, cabins with restrooms, shower, and A/C plus a fantastic covered porch. Overnight Camp Sessions begin on Sunday afternoon and end on Saturday morning. Multiple weeks? Use our weekend stayovers! Campers can disconnect from the virtual world and connect with friends while exploring the nature trails, doing new activities and push their limits all while under the safe and supportive care of our trained counselors.
Dates: Spring Break Day Camp, March 16-20; Summer Overnight Camp, June 3 – July 25; Day Camp, May 26 – August 14
Location: 204 E Little Elm Trl., Cedar Park
Cost: Day camp, $200-$475; Overnight Camp, $384-$749
Recommended Age: Overnight Camp, 6-16 years old; Day Camp, Entering K-9 grades
Discount: $50 off Overnight Camp (FAIRO); $25 off Day Camp (FAIRD)