Austin Summer Camp Guide 2017

Posted on Friday, May 12th, 2017 at 2:50pm.

Austin Summer Camp Guide 2017

For Austin students, the end of the school year is just a few short weeks away! Parents, if you're looking for something fun to keep your kids busy this summer, check out our list of summer camps happening all across the Austin area. Whether your child loves sports, learning, art, music, or adventure, there's a camp for every interest. We've even included a few overnight camps as well as camps for children with special needs on our list.

Get ideas of where to send your kids to camp this summer with our Austin Summer Camp Guide:

Camp Name Location / Description Ages / Grade Level
Type
Outdoor/Adventure Camps      
Austin Dog Alliance 1321 W. New Hope Drive, Cedar Park / Campers learn all about dogs, from types of breeds, pet care, and even agility training. This camp also accepts children with autism for a unique class. 5-15 Day
Austin Parks and Recreation Various recreation centers in Austin / This year's theme is "Time Travelers". Campers will journey to different time periods and explore different activities each session. 5-12 Day
Camp on the Move Various drop-off locations in Austin / Campers go on adventures across Central Texas, including Six Flags, Top Golf, and Schlitterbahn. 8-14 Day
Camp Wildflower Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center / Campers learn all about bugs, botany, horticulture, and nature in a fun camp setting. Preschool - 5th Grade Day
Wet and Wild Adventure Camp Various drop-off locations in Austin / Campers take daily field trips to fun locations like Six Flags and local swimming holes. 6-15 Day
Camp Balcones Emma Long Park in Austin / Campers learn and explore STEM skills with weekly themed activities, including camping 101 and farm to table. 6-12 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
Camp in Motion Southwest Family YMCA, Austin, TX / Campers with cerebral palsy and other similar disabilities can participate in sports, dance, water activities, and more! 5-21 Day
Sports Camps      
All-Star Sports Soccer Zone locations in South Austin and Cedar Park / Campers can play all different sports, including battleship, dodgeball, and ultimate Frisbee. 5-13 Day
ATX Action Sports Camp 4150 Highway 290, Dripping Springs / Campers participate in BMX, skateboarding, paintball, and other non-traditional sports. 5-15 Day
Austin Spurs Basketball Camp Brushy Creek Community Center and Cedar Park Rec Center / Campers have fun while working on their fundamental basketball skills. 3rd - 8th Grade Day
Jump! Gymnastics 2117 Anderson Lane / Fun day camp where campers participate in games, gymnastics, and arts and crafts. Each week has a fun theme like superheroes, the Olympics, and under the sea. 3-12 Day
Rock About Climbing Drop-off at Barton Creek Greenbelt / Campers learn hiking and rock climbing skills at the Barton Creek greenbelt, Enchanted Rock, and Reimer's Ranch. 10-18 Day
Round Rock Express Baseball Camp Dell Diamond in Round Rock / Campers can hone their baseball and softball skills. 6 and up Day
Sailing Camp Lake Austin and Lake Travis / Beginner to advanced campers can develop sailing skills on Austin's popular lakes. 8-16 Day
University of Texas Sports Camps University of Texas at Austin / Choose from a variety of sports camps hosted by the university athletic department. Ages vary by camp Day
Educational Camps      
Creative Brick Builders Various locations in the Austin area / Work with a team to build unique projects. Weekly themes include city designers, Star Wars, and Minecraft. Kindergarten to 7th Grade Day
Game On 13125 Pond Springs Road in Austin / Campers can play their favorite video or computer games and learn how to design them at the same time. 10-16 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
Austin School of Fashion Design 6001 Burnet Road in Austin / Campers learn sewing skills, fashion illustration, and make their own clothing. 8-12 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. 7-15 Day
Robotics Academy Various locations across Austin / Campers learn all about building robots, from construction to coding (for teens), and challenge their fellow campers. 6-17 Day
Arts Camps      
Fantastic Magic Camp Journey IFC in Austin / Learn magic tricks and other fun skills like balloon twisting and unicycling. Watch and learn from professional magicians. 5-12 Day
Contemporary Austin Art School Laguna Gloria Art Museum Austin / Campers of all ages can explore different mediums, including painting, working with clay, and computer drawing. 4 and up 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 theater fundamentals. 8-15 Day
Lone Star School of Music Locations in Southwest Austin, Dripping Springs, and Westlake / Campers explore different instruments or hone their skills on a single instrument. Learn composition, form a band, and perform! 5-15 Day
Band Aid School of Music Locations in South Austin and Westlake / Learn piano, drums, guitar, and more. Form a rock band with fellow campers, record a song, and perform at Stubbs at the end of camp! 8-18 Day
Austin School of Film 2200 Tillery Street Austin / Campers create their own live action or animated films with guidance from professional filmmakers. 9-18 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, Hunt, TX, 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. 8-18 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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