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Summertime is right around the corner; that means it is time to plan fun activities for your kiddos. We have put together a great list of summer camps for all ages, stages, and interest levels. From sports to art to computer to nature, Fort Worth Moms Blog is sure to have something listed that will appeal to your child. We hope this is a helpful resource as you make summer plans for your family!
Wondering if your child is ready for overnight camp? Check out “Is Your Child Ready for Summer Camp.”
All Saints' Episcopal School Summer University
Looking for opportunities to keep your child active and engaged this summer? Summer University has the answer! Summer University at All Saints’ offers more than 140 classes to encourage academic growth, stimulate imagination, and keep students active. Students ages three through high school seniors can participate in classes including (varies by age): robot transformer creation, equestrian, art, Sky Ranch launch camp, field hockey, ACT/SAT Prep, golf, LEGO® engineering, choir, summer musical on Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka KIDS, sailing, chess, soccer, college application essay writing, cooking, and many more. Come join the summer fun!
Monday-Friday, June 4 – August 10
Dig in, get dirty, and experience outdoor fun at Camp BRIT! Camp BRIT is the innovative summer experience that takes your child’s brain outdoors for fun and stimulating learning. Campers spend the week exploring the natural world around them and the wonders of nature in the BRIT and Botanic Garden setting.
Monday – Thursday, June 11 – July 12 (see website for ages)
Kimbell Summer Camps
Fun, challenging, and exciting! Five afternoons of creative activities for children (ages 6–12) to explore connections with Kimbell masterpieces and special exhibitions. Members’ registration week is March 19 – 23, and general registration opens March 26.
Dates: July 16 – 20 and July 23 – 27 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
NTPGA Junior Golf Foundation Summer Camps
The Northern Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation teams up with local golf courses and facilities to conduct week-long summer golf camps to introduce kids to the game of golf. Kids learn full swing fundamentals, putting, chipping, bunker play, rules, etiquette, and safety. This summer, the NTPGA will be conducting camps at 15+ locations across DFW. To view the full schedule, please visit their website. The cost of camp is $275, which includes a custom-fit set of golf clubs, PGA professional instruction, FREE access to select nine-hole courses across DFW, and more! All camps are open to boys and girls, ages 6 -12.
Dates: Week long camps running June 4 – 29 and July 9 – 13
Pump It Up
Pump It Up Fort Worth offers summer camps that are full of bouncing, jumping, and creative activities! Weekly camps offer fun and engaging activities to make your child’s creativity shine. Full- and half-day camp options available for children ages five – 12.
Date: Weeks of June 18 – 22, July 16 – 20, and August 13 – 17
River Legacy's Summer at the Science Center
Learn from the best classroom on earth: nature! From outdoor adventure camps to interactive, engaging hands-on classes for students ages three to eighth grade, Summer at the Science Center is sure to beat those summertime boredom blues!
Weeklong age-appropriate programs investigate the wildlife, ecology, and environment of River Legacy Park with explorations in animals, water, eggs, slime, and more! seventh and eighth graders explore the science behind roller coasters with a trip to Six Flags!
Dates: June 11 – 29 and July 9 – 27
Rogue Brick Builders' Lounge Robotics & Architecture Summer Camp
Let creativity, imagination, and engineering run wild at our exclusive Robotics and Architecture summer camp! Build motorized structures based around your own theme and design. Rogue Brick experts will guide each student from concept to completion and the will supply over 500 pounds of LEGO bricks to make it happen. Cost for the camp is $100 and for children ages five and up.
Rogue Brick is a play space and resale store for all ages. They sell daily passes to play at the 30-foot build space while moms and dads build along or catch a much needed break.
June 18 – 22 (FULL), July 9 – 13, July 23 – 27, and August 6 – 10. All camps are 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
T Bar M Camps
Camp is one of the most lasting, rewarding experiences parents can give their children. T Bar M staff build self-esteem and give kids a sense of independence all while growing their faith. From overnight camp for first through 11th graders, to day camp for kindergarten – fourth graders, campers and families have the experience of their lives.
Dates: Ten week-long sessions throughout the summer start June 4
TCU Summer Camp
Summer is right around the corner, and TCU summer camps are offered for youth entering first – twelfth in fall 2018. Choose from photography, weird science, 3D game design, drone building, SAT preparation, and so much more! Extended coverage for those campers needing to be dropped off early or picked up late is available on many camps. Register by April 30 to be entered in a drawing for a free camp (some restrictions apply)! Register online or by phone.
Dates: June 4 – August 9 with full- and half-day options.
The Children's Courtyard
Make this summer exceptional at The Children’s Courtyard ®. Its Summer to Discover camp has weekly themes exploring interesting subjects such as science, art, animals, and history, engaging activities, fun field trips, and healthy meals. Call 877-701-4908 or visit its website to learn more.
YMCA Camp Twin Lakes
Experience overnight camp in the heart of Hill Country just minutes from Austin. YMCA Camp Twin Lakes is THE popular camp in Cedar Park. Situated on 55 acres of park land featuring 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. Themed camps have the power to change the course of a summer and help kids develop in positive ways. Twin Lakes provides a safe, supportive, and fun environment filled with new activities every day — all in the great outdoors.
Dates: June 6 – July 28
Camp Shady Valley
Each exciting camp day will be spent participating in traditional day camp activities, including golf, swimming, arts and crafts, group games, team building, and more!
Dates: Weeks of June 4 – July 16