Austin Summer Camp Guide 2014

Posted on Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 2:52pm.

Austin Summer Camp Guide 2014

Summer is just around the corner and that means it's time to start thinking about summer camps. For many kids, summer camp is the perfect opportunity to make life-long friends, learn a new skill and just have fun! The experiences and memories from summer camp will last a lifetime. Whether your child is a sports fanatic or blossoming artist, you'll find the perfect summer camp right at home in Austin. To help you find the right camp for your child, we've put together a guide to summer camps in Austin. You'll find day as well as overnight camps for kids of all ages on our list. We've also included three camps for campers with special needs.

Of course, with all the summer camps going on the Austin area, it's impossible to include them all. We've narrowed down our list to a few of our favorites that are guaranteed to be fun for kids of all ages. Check out our Austin Summer Camp Guide below for ideas of where to send your kids this summer.

Camp Name Location / Description Ages Type
Outdoor/Adventure Camps      
Camp Champions Marble Falls, TX / Outdoor activities (on land and on water) sports, arts and crafts and more. 4-18 Overnight
Austin Parks and Recreation Summer Camps Various Recreation Centers in Austin / Arts and crafts, outdoor activities, sports; activities vary by week 5-12 Day
Kidventure Rocksprings, TX and Mo-Ranch in Hunt, TX for overnight, various locations in Austin for day camps / Games, sports, outdoor and water activities; activities vary by week 3-12 for day camps, 8-16 for overnight Day and Overnight
Austin Outdoor Kids Various swimming holes and parks around Central Texas / Visit different swimming holes and waterparks; destinations vary by week 5-13 Day
Camp Longhorn Inks Lake in Burnet, TX / Specialized activities and sports 8-16 Overnight
T Bar M Outdoor activities, sports, water activities 4-11 for day camp, 12-17 for overnight Overnight
Special Needs Camps      
Camp For All Burton, TX / For campers with physical and developmental disabilities (from mild to severe cases), as well as those who are deaf, blind, and/or multi-handicapped and children with cancer. 5-Adult Overnight
Camp Summit Dallas, TX / Traditional camp activities geared towards campers with physical and mental disabilities as well as the deaf and blind 6-adult Overnight
Texas Lions Camp Kerrville, TX / Campers with physical disabilities, cancer and type 1 diabetes will enjoy over 500 acres of Texas Hill Country. 7-16 Day
Sports Camps      
Champions Westlake Summer Camps 2805 Bee Cave Road in Austin / Gymnastics and arts and crafts 2-14 Day
All-Star Sports Camps Locations in Austin, Round Rock and Cedar Park / Soccer, Football, Basketball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee, etc 5-14 Day
Zero Gravity Summer Camps 601 E. Whitestone Boulevard, Cedar Park / Arts and crafts, field trips, outdoor activities, gymnastics and cheer 5-12 Day
Sail and Ski Yacht Club Summer Camps Sail and Ski Yacht Club in Lakeway / Water skiing, wakeboarding, stand-up paddleboarding and much more on the water 6-14 Day
Austin Sports Academy Summer Camps 275 Lotus Circle in Austin / Soccer only and multi-sport camps 5-14 Day
Brandy Perryman Shooting Camp Locations in Austin, Round Rock and Cedar Park / Basketball camp 7-16 Day
Round Rock Express Baseball Camp Dell Diamond in Round Rock / Baseball Camp 6-11 for day camp, 8 and up for overnight Day and Overnight
Educational Camps      
Mad Science Various locations around Austin / Science-themed activities 6-12 Day
Moolah U Camp Various locations around Austin / Fun camp that teaches money-handling and business skills 8-15 Day
Thinkery Summer Camps The Thinkery in Austin / Science or educational themed weeks with crafts, experiments and field trips Grades Pre-K and K, 1st-5th Day
Girlstart Girlstart STEM Center in Austin / Fun activities centered around learning STEM fields Grades 4th-8th Day
Astrocamp Austin Planetarium / Hands-on activities focused on astronomy and stargazing Ages 6-8, 8-11 and 9-12 Day
Learning Fun 101 Various locations in the greater Austin area / Theme camps for LEGO Robotics, forensic science, video production, etc. Grades K-7th Day
Snapology of Austin Various locations around Austin / LEGO Robotics camp with fun themes like Minecraft and Star Wars 5-12 Day
Arts Camps      
Rock Camp USA Austin School of Music / Develop your skills on rock instruments, perform live and record a professional CD 8-19 Day
Austin Film Festival Summer Film Camp St. Austin Catholic School in Austin / write, direct and film your own original film 9-18 Day
ZACH Theater Summer Classes and Camps Zachary Scott Theater in Austin / Performance or acting themed activities and professional classes (some require auditions) Grades 3rd-12th Day
Abrakadoodle Various locations around the greater Austin area / Arts and crafts projects, music and games 6 and up Day
The Art Garage Summer Camps The Art Garage in Austin / Art projects with unique themes like Frozen, Rainforest and Hipster 6-14 Day
Longhorn Music Camp Butler School of Music at the University of Texas in Austin / Develop musical skills with recreational activities and daily rehearsals; open to band and choir students Grades 6-12 Day and Overnight

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