Barons Youth Sports Center
Area of Town: West Houston
Dates: June 6 through August 19
Ages: 3 and up
Hours: 9am-3:30pm (extended care options)
Cost: $235 per week (full-day camp)
The summer camps at Barons Gymnastics involve non-stop fun and challenging activities with exciting sports and educational programs. They offer gymnastics, various sports, arts and crafts, surprise visitors, construction and fort building, and more. The most exciting part of their summer camps is the FIELD TRIPS. Each week has a theme, and an exciting field trip correlates with the theme of the week. Field trips include the Downtown Aquarium, the Zoo, Typhoon Texas, Ice Skating, County Fair, Splashtown, Magic Show, NASA, Monkey Joe’s, the Children’s Museum, etc.
Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart
Heart of the Summer Camp
Area of Town: Hunter Creek
Dates: June 13 to August 11
Ages: Coed Grades Prek4 through 12th grade
Hours: 8:30 am-3 pm plus extended hours
They would like to be the “heart of your child’s summer” by providing academics, enrichment, and lots of fun. Their summer camps are a nurturing experience which is what summer camp should be. They have camps covering everything from Girls’ Camps, Boys’ Camps, Prep for Kindergarten, First Grade, Lower School Camps, Middle School Camps, Jumpstart on School Camps, Writers in the Schools, Upper School Credit Courses, and Upper School Review Courses. They offer extended hours before and after the camp sessions. Please check out their online course catalog for a detailed list of the numerous camps offered this summer.
Houston Swim Club
Summer Swim Lessons
Area of Town: Sharpstown, Sugar Land, Katy, Pearland, Cypress
Ages: Parent/Child classes start as early as four months old through adult lessons
Hours: 9 am to 7:30 pm
Cost: charged per class
The Houston Swim Club is a well-established swim academy in Houston, and they take pride in teaching lessons all over the city to thousands of students. They offer swim classes for every age and skill level, and their highly trained instructors are consistent and professional. They focus on helping your child feel confident and comfortable in the water while learning life-saving skills. The Houston Swim Club offers infant classes, beginner levels, intermediate levels, and advanced levels.
Hunter Dance Center
Summer Dance Camps
Area of Town: Heights
Dates: June & July
Ages: 5-12 years old
Hours: 9:30am-12pm & 8:45am-3pm
Cost: $155 for the Mini Camps & $795 for the three-week camp
The Hunter Dance Center offers minicamps and a three-week-long camp. They teach ballet, modern, aerial, hip hop, and theater. The minicamps are themed each week. During the minicamp, the students will learn using dance, music, creative drama, circus arts, and crafts. The Dance Theater Camp is a three-week-long camp. The camp presents Peter Pan, and the students will create original dance-theater work. They will work on morning technique classes in ballet, modern, aerial and hip hop. The afternoon classes will focus on theater games, choreography, and rehearsal. All camps are supervised and taught by creative, professional instructors.
Area of Town: Energy Corridor, Memorial, Sugar Land / Missouri City, West University Rec Center, Bellaire Rec Center, Cornerstone Christian Academy, Heights
Dates: May 30 to August 19
Ages: 5 and up
Hours: 9 am-3 pm plus extended hours
The Idea Lab is a place where children learn while having a blast. They focus on teaching children through hands-on, engaging lessons. Their interactive activities have kids smiling, and they don’t even realize they’re learning. Their summer camp list is full of exciting camps that cover different themes. The centers are great for younger kids as well as older kids. Older children apply their knowledge to building a drone or their own computer. The STEM-based lessons are designed to meet your child’s academic needs while offering the classes in an exciting atmosphere.
Language Kids World
Area of Town: Bellaire, Galleria/Spring Branch, HMNS Sugar Land, HMNS, Briarmeadow Charter School, St. Mark’s Episcopal School, Katy, Kingwood, St. Martin’s Episcopal School, Champions, Humble, The Woodlands/Spring
Dates: June 6 to August 19
Ages: 3 years old to high school students
Hours: 9 am-3-m plus extended hours
Language Kids World is a foreign and second language teaching company passionate about languages and multiculturalism. They offer Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, French, English, Standard Arabic, Italian, Portuguese, Standard Hindi, German, Russian, Japanese, and less commonly taught languages. During summer camps, they promote the development and retention of new vocabulary and sentence structures while learning cultural aspects of the language.
At Language Kids World, we are passionate about languages and multiculturalism. We offer classes in Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, French, English, Standard Arabic, Italian, Portuguese, Standard Hindi, German, Russian and Japanese. Our summer camps allow students to learn and retain new vocabulary and sentence structures while gaining a better understanding of the cultural aspects of each language.
Area of Town: Westchase
Dates: May 31 – August 19
Ages: 5 – 12 years old and 13-14 years old
Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $195 per session
The Quillian Center is a great place to send your child to camp. They offer various camp options, and their prices can’t be beaten. Their programs include indoor sports, outdoor sports, enrichment classes, arts and crafts, special events, guest speakers, games, and much more!
Summer Play Camp
Betsy Smith, Licensed Professional Counselor
Area of Town: Bellaire
Dates: June 20-24 and July 25-29
Ages: 4-9 years old
Summer Play Camp is a fun experience for kids who could use some summer practice with social skills. At Play Camp, children will learn how to make friends and be a friend. Children will practice essential skills that will benefit them in school and life for years to come. Skills such as how to solve problems, talk things over, and work out differences. Play Camp features daily themes like Art Extravaganze, Wet’ n’ Wild Water Play, Music & Movement, Obstacle Courses, and a Talent Show to help children practice sustaining attention, following directions, and delaying gratification. Playgroups led by mental health and child development professionals provide focused practice with social skills. And the best part is that they do it all through PLAY!
Thimble Fingers Sewing Studio
Kids’ Summer Sewing Camps
Tour A Culture
Area of Town: Briar Meadow Chart School, Rainard School, Korean Community Center, The Woodlands Recreation Center, St. Mark’s Episcopal School
Dates: June 6 to August 12
Ages: Prek to 8th grade
Hours: half-day and full-day options
Tour-A-Culture helps prepare the next generation to succeed in a global world by teaching them about etiquette, language, art, music, food, clothing, dance, games, and architecture from different cultures. They integrate STEM lessons into their programs to meet students’ age, interests, and cultural backgrounds. They offer a wide range of programs, including Fashion Around the World, Languages Around the World, Celebrations Around the World, Games Around the World, Architecture Around the World, Foods Around the World, Music & Dance Around the World, and Art Around the World. For PreK and K students, there are also People Around the World. For 1st through 8th graders, there is Go Down in Australia, Slow Down in the Dominican Republic, Bow Down in India, Flying Carpet to Syria, and Mixed Flavors in Brazil. France Trendsetting is also available for older students.