Austin Summer Camp Guide 2015

Posted on Friday, May 15th, 2015 at 4:51pm.

Austin Summer Camp Guide 2015

Summer in Austin is just a few weeks away! Whether you'll be visiting the beach or taking a road trip around Central Texas, there are plenty of fun things to do in the summer. For many kids, one of the most exciting activities is the experience of summer camp. If you're looking for a summer camp for your kids, check out our Austin Summer Camp Guide below. Our list isn't exhaustive, but we've done our best to include a wide variety of camps for kids of all ages and interests, from sports to the arts. We've even included a few overnight camps and camps for children with special needs. We hope we can help spark some ideas for summer fun in Austin for your family!

Check out our Austin Summer Camp Guide below for ideas of where to send your kids this summer.

Camp Name Location / Description Ages / Grade Level
Type
Outdoor/Adventure Camps      
Austin Outdoor Kids Various locations in the greater Austin area / Campers explore different waterparks and swimming holes every session. Campers can also participate in non-water activities 7-14 Day
Camp Fire 1605 E. 38 ½ St. and 12062 North Lamar Blvd. / Campers learn and explore nature in the Austin area, with a different theme each week, as well as swimming and craft activities 5-12 Day
Anderson Mill Limited District 11500 El Salido Pkwy / Campers enjoy a range of activities each week, including arts and crafts, sports, swimming, and mystery challenges 5-12 Day
Wet and Wild Adventure Camp Various drop-off locations in North, Central and South Austin / Campers take fun field trips every day to swimming pools, waterparks, lakes, arcades, and game/activity centers like Dave and Buster's 6-15 Day
Austin Parks and Recreation Various recreation centers in Austin / This year's theme is "Keep Austin Weird". Campers will explore a different aspect of Austin's unique culture each week, including food, scavenger hunts, and sports. 5-12 Day
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
Kidventure Voyager Camp Westlake, Austin, TX / Campers enjoy hands-on activities and field trips every week. This camp serves children with developmental disabilities, including Asperger's Syndrome and high-functioning autism. 1st - 7th Grade Day
Sports Camps      
Sailing Camp Austin Sailboat Rentals on Lady Bird Lake / Whether your child is a beginner or intermediate sailor, they will have a blast learning new sailing skills on Lady Bird Lake 6-15 Day
Round Rock Express Baseball Camp Dell Diamond in Round Rock / Campers will develop their baseball skills in all aspects of the game in a fun environment 6 & up (some camps only for ages 6-11) Day and Overnight
Lonestar Premier Soccer Camp Various locations in North, Central, and South Austin / Campers hone their soccer skills with fun activities, scrimmages, and even a tournament each week 5-12 Day
YMCA Summer Camps YMCA locations in the Austin area / Different age groups enjoy age-appropriate activities with a different theme each week. Activities include swimming, field trips, sports, and crafts. 4-14 Day
Austin Sports Academy 275 Lotus Circle in Austin / Campers will participate in a different sport each day, from baseball, basketball, soccer, etc., to hiking and swimming 5-13 Day
Educational Camps      
Game Worlds Austin Community College at Highland Mall / Campers will learn the basics of video game design. Fun activities include group projects, developing a demo game, and game tournaments 10-18 Day
Mad Science Camp Various locations in the Austin area / This classic camp presents science as a fun and exciting field through engaging activities and field trips 6-12 Day
The Thinkery Summer Camp The Thinkery in Austin / Campers explore a different learning theme each week with fun activities, free play at The Thinkery, and weekly field trips Pre-K to 5th Grade Day
Girlstart 1400 W Anderson Lane / Engages girls in STEM activities, including science experiments, engineering projects, and even video game design 4th to 8th grade (Girls only) Day
Moolah U Various locations around Austin / Campers learn money-handling skills through fun activities. Campers will start their own business and make real money at local businesses in Austin 7-16 Day
iD Tech University of Texas at Austin / Code, game, create at iD Tech Camps. Campers learn to code apps, design video games, engineer robots, build websites, and so much more! 7-18 Day and overnight
Arts Camps      
Fantastic Magic Camp Highland Mall in Austin / Kids learn juggling skills, magic tricks, and puppetry. Campers also enjoy performances by local professionals 5-12 Day
Esther's Follies School of Comedy Esther's Follies in Downtown Austin / Campers learn from professionals the basics and skills of sketch comedy, improv, jazz dance, singing and theatre fundamentals 8-16 Day
Austin School of Fashion Design 6001 Burnet Road in Austin / Campers work in a fashion studio environment and hone their sewing and fashion illustration skills. Campers can create their own clothing and design their own pieces 8-15 Day
School of Rock 2525 West Anderson Lane in Austin / Beginner or experienced rock musicians come together to develop their rock skills in a fun, team environment. Groups put on a live show at the conclusion of their weekly camp 6-18 Day
Smudge Studios Smudge Studios in Central Austin / Campers work with different mediums like paint, clay, and even shaving cream in fun activities 5+ Day
ZACH Theatre Zachary Scott Theater in Austin / Campers develop their acting, auditioning and musical theater skills. Activities differ for each grade level and conclude with a performance at the end of each session. Kindergarten - 12th grade Day
Overnight Camps      
Rocky River Ranch Wimberley, TX / Girls enjoy fun activities like sports, arts and crafts, horseback riding and even a ropes course. Campers choose their own activities and participate in group functions 7-17 (Girls only) Overnight
Kidventure Rocksprings, TX, Mo Ranch, and Austin area locations / Kids take part in all kinds of adventure activities, including zip lining, rock climbing, rappelling, and swimming. Day activities also offered 8-16 Day and Overnight
Camp Longhorn Burnet, TX / Campers enjoy various outdoor and indoor activities, including swimming, sailing, rock climbing, hiking, and sports 2nd - 10th grade Overnight
Camp Champions Marble Falls, TX / Campers take part in lots of activities in watersports, outdoors, fine arts and sports 6-18 Overnight

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