34 camps happening this summer in Leander, Cedar Park

Parents looking for in-person camps for their kids have a number of options to choose from in the Cedar Park and Leander areas, including virtual options for families looking to socially distance during the pandemic. (Community Impact Newspaper Staff)
Parents looking for in-person camps for their kids have a number of options to choose from in the Cedar Park and Leander areas, including virtual options for families looking to socially distance during the pandemic. (Community Impact Newspaper Staff)

Parents looking for in-person camps for their kids have a number of options to choose from in the Cedar Park and Leander areas, including virtual options for families looking to socially distance during the pandemic. (Community Impact Newspaper Staff)

Parents looking for in-person camps for their kids have a number of options to choose from in the Cedar Park and Leander areas, including virtual options for families looking to socially distance during the pandemic. This list is not comprehensive.

Summer camps


Cedar Park

1. ABDC Dance Intensive


The camp will expose young dancers to preprofessional training across multiple genres of dance, including ballet, jazz, hip-hop and contemporary. The week will culminate in a small demonstration of choreography. Zoom available. Ages 9-14.

[Day]

Dates: July 19-23


Cost: $250

1420 Cypress Creek Road, Ste. 100, Cedar Park

512-258-2232

www.artbeatdancecenter.com

2. A Frozen Adventure Dance Camp

Camp includes dance, cheer, musical theater, arts and crafts, games and more. Travel to Arendelle with “Frozen”- and “Frozen 2”-themed activities and show off your ice powers at the end of the week. Zoom available. Ages 3-6.

[Day]

Dates: June 21-25

Cost: $250

1420 Cypress Creek Road, Ste. 100, Cedar Park

512-258-2232

www.artbeatdancecenter.com



3. All About Dogs Camp

This camp is for kids who love dogs. Meet and learn about a variety of dog breeds. Learn about jobs dogs can do. Make dog-themed crafts and play dog-themed games. Camp costs include a T-shirt and daily snacks. Ages 7-8.

[Day]

Dates: June 28-July 1, July 19-22

Cost: $200

1321 W. New Hope Drive, Cedar Park

512-335-7100

www.thedogalliance.org

4. All-Star Sports Camps

Trained coaches will oversee games of soccer, basketball, dodgeball, capture the flag, volleyball and others at SoccerZone. Ages 5-12.

[Day] [Sports]

Dates: May 28-Aug. 13 (weekly)

Cost: $199 (half day), $299 (full day)

920 Old Mill Road, Cedar Park

512-940-4025

www.allstarsportscamp.org

5. ART + Academy Camps

At weeklong art camps, young artists can select from a variety of engaging and inspiring themed camps that will take their drawing and painting skills to the next level. In-person camps are limited to eight students per camp. Ages 5-17.

[Art] [Day]

Dates: June 1-Aug. 13 (weekly)

Cost: $136-$320

3621 E. Whitestone Blvd., Ste. 700, Cedar Park

512-701-8070

www.artplusacademy.com

6. Art Camps at Cordovan Art School

Campers learn from artist-educators and create works of art in various mediums, such as clay, painting, drawing, sculpture, anime and drama. Camps are full day or half day with extended care available. Ages 5-16.

[Art] [Day]

Dates: June 4-Aug. 20 (weekly)

Cost: varies

200 Buttercup Creek Blvd., Ste. 122, Cedar Park

512-275-4040

www.cordovanartschool.com



7. Austin Ninjas

Austin Ninjas offers active camps geared toward youth obstacle development, taught by athletes featured on “American Ninja Warrior.” Obstacle training helps the campers establish increased coordination, agility, strength and confidence. Ages 5-12.

[Day] [Sports]

Dates: June 1-Aug. 13 (weekly)

Cost: $150 (half day), $300 (full day)

200 Buttercup Creek Blvd., Ste. 107A, Cedar Park

512-953-1000

https://austinninjas.com/american-ninja-warrior-camps

8. Bluebonnet Summer Camp

The school is offering seven unique sessions for campers to learn about cultures, customs, traditions, food and art from across the world. The curriculum of the camp focuses on science, technology, engineering, art and math. Campers can also play at the camp’s swimming pool, playground area and large splash pad. Ages completed kindergarten to fifth grade.

[Academics] [Art] [Day]

Dates: June 1-Aug. 11 (weekly)

Cost: $250-$275

3420 El Salido Parkway, Cedar Park

512-331-9009

www.bluebonnetschool.com

9. Brandy Perryman Shooting Camp

The basketball camp is held at the Cedar Park Recreation Center and provides an upbeat experience with positive competition while promoting self-discipline, repetition and team concepts. Ages 7-16.

[Day] [Sports]

Dates: July 12-15

Cost: $240 (before June 1)

1435 Main St., Cedar Park

512-799-8891

www.bperrymanshootingcamp.com

10. Bring Your Dog to Camp

With two camp levels, campers can either bring their dog to camp or “rent” a dog from The Dog Alliance. In level one, campers can teach dogs tricks such as how to jump, how to run through tunnels, how to use their sense of smell and more skills. In level two, campers can take their dog knowledge to the next level. Ages 9-14 for level one and 10-14 for level two.

[Day]

Dates: June 7 (weekly)

Cost: $275 (level one), $300 (level two)

1321 W. New Hope Drive, Cedar Park

512-335-7100

www.thedogalliance.org

11. Broadway Bound Summer Session

The camp will expose young dancers to preprofessional training in jazz, tap, singing and acting. The session will end in a small demonstration of choreography. Zoom sessions are also available. Ages 10-14.

[Day]

Dates: Tue.-Wed. June 7-30

Cost: $200

1420 Cypress Creek Road, Ste. 100, Cedar Park

512-258-2232

www.artbeatdancecenter.com

12. Code Ninjas Summer Camps

Code Ninja’s Austin and Cedar Park locations are offering 11 camp options this summer. Themes include Beginning JavaScript, Among Us Storytelling in Scratch, Fortnite Game Designer and more. Camps have full-day, half-day or virtual options. Ages vary per camp.

[Day]

Dates: weekly starting May 31; dates vary per camp

Cost: $280 (half day) or $470 (full day)

A. 10900 Lakeline Mall Drive, Austin

512-817-2633

B. 3621 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park

512-910-5521

www.codeninjas.com

13. Crystal Challenges

Certified teachers engage students in games, art projects, math and reading for prizes, puzzles, treasure/scavenger hunts, face painting, weekly swimming and more. Field trips will be resumed once public exposure is safe without restrictions. Enrollment is limited to guarantee smaller group sizes. Ages 5-12.

[Day]

Dates: June 1-Aug. 13 (weekly)

Cost: $225

1509 Rhapsody Ridge Drive, Cedar Park

512-249-0002

www.crystalchallenges.com

14. Dive World Summer Camp

Three separate scuba camps are for kids and teens interested in diving. The Seal Team Camp is not a scuba certification, but prepares young divers with basic diving skills for certification. Dive World’s Teen Scuba Camp gets teens to achieve certification. The Teen Advanced Open Water + Specialties camp is for teens who hold certifications and are looking to take their diving skills to the next level. Ages 8-18.

[Sports]

Dates: June 7-Aug. 13 (weekly)

Cost: $550-$675

12129 N. RM 620, •Ste. 440, Austin

512-219-1220

www.diveworldaustin.com



15. High Hopes Sports Summer Camp

This camp’s full-day program combines multisport instruction, dynamic group games and classic camp activities. Our coaches foster a positive environment where kids build character and a lifelong love of fitness. Ages 5-12.

[Day][Sports]

Dates: June 1- Aug. 11 (weekly)

Cost: $220 (four or five days per week), $145 (three days per week), $110 (two days per week)

1800 Clover Lane, Cedar Park

512-259-7545


www.hhsports.org

16. Kids Kitchen Cooking Camps

Weekly cooking camp themes include Artistic Foodie, Around the World Tastebud Adventure, Food Truck Adventures, Baking Bytes and more. Ages 5 and up.

[Day]

Dates: June 7-Aug. 6 (weekly)

Cost: $235 and up

1514 Dandridge Drive, Cedar Park

512-387-5919

https://kitchenhouseaustin.com

17. Magic Shot Doc & Hall of Fame Camps

Campers can improve their basketball shooting percentage and learn new scoring techniques by training with professional coaches. Drills focus on mechanics, fundamentals of movement, dribbling and jumping while preventing injury. Ages K-12.

[Day][Sports]

Dates: June 7-9, July 26-28

Cost: $135

1420 Toro Grande Blvd., Cedar Park

512-791-9464

www.magicbasketballclub.com

18. Mucho Mucho @ NWSS

Northwest Spanish School is offering a small-group Spanish immersion camp. Camps are designed for all skill levels and include indoor and outdoor activities. Ages 3-9.

[Academics][Day]

Dates: July 12-29 (weekly)

Cost: $165 (per week)

12101 W. Parmer Lane, Cedar Park

512-961-7655

www.nwsis.org

19. Parinama Academy

Campers have the opportunity to learn chess, public speaking skills, creative writing, spelling bee prep, Bollywood dance and geography bee prep, among other topics. In-person camps are subject to change based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. Ages 5-14.

[Academics][Day]

Dates: June 1-Aug. 17 (weekly)

Cost: $179 (half day), $249 (full day)

3109 Kenai Drive, Unit 193, Cedar Park

512-586-7824

https://parinama.academy

20. Peak Performance Summer Camp

Camps provided include Camp AdVenTR for kindergartners through third graders, Camp NSanity for fourth to seventh graders and Camp Teen XTreme for seventh to 12th graders. The camps provide daily physical sports stations and daily field trips including swimming, bowling, movies, Top Golf, trampoline parks, Nerf Wars and more. It also provides building stations; creative stations; science, technology, engineering and mathematics projects; and team-building activities. Full-time campers also receive instruction in professional skills programs, which include martial arts, jiujitsu and soccer. Ages K-12.

[Day][Sports]

Dates: May 31-Aug. 16

Cost: $219 and up

500 Brushy Creek Road, Ste. 504, Cedar Park

512-918-8921

www.cedarparksummercamp.com

21. Radha School of Music camps

Radha School of Music will have several weekly music camps throughout the summer. Camp themes include songwriting, Rock 101, The Beatles, an eclectic camp, musical theater and an adult camp. Ages vary per camp.

[Art][Day]

Dates: starting June 14

Cost: varies per camp; daily drop-in rates available for some weeks

2006 Lakeline Blvd., Ste. A, Cedar Park

512-966-8203

www.radhaschoolofmusic.com

22. Rainbow Unicorn Party Dance Camp

The camp includes dance, cheer, musical theater, arts and crafts, games and more. Prance over the rainbow to the magical Land of the Unicorns and then show off your sparkles at the end of the week. Ages 3-6.

[Day]

Dates: July 12-16

Cost: $250

1420 Cypress Creek Road, Ste. 100, Cedar Park

512-258-2232

www.artbeatdancecenter.com



23. Summer Sharks and Mermaids Camp

Sharks and Mermaids Camp takes swimmers on a magical dive into the deep blue and strengthens swim skills and imaginations through guided swims, games and crafts. Camps offer a 30-minute formal lesson. Each child’s swim level must be evaluated prior to camp. Camps are held at the Waterloo Swimming School, and run from 9 a.m.-noon. Ages first to sixth grades.

[Day][Sports]

Dates: June 7-July 29

Cost: $160

12332 N. RM 620, Austin

512-401-3404

www.waterlooswimming.com

24. Super Summer Sports Camp

Campers will experience ice skating lessons, soccer instruction, D1 Sports training, hockey instruction, games for the advanced and intro player, hours of active play Nerf Wars and more. Arts and crafts and movie times round out this full action-packed day. Ages 5-14.

[Day][Sports]

Dates: weekly starting June 1

Cost: $315

1717 Scottsdale Drive, Cedar Park

512-252-8500

www.chaparralice.com/camps

25. Swim Safety Camp

This Waterloo Swimming School camp is geared toward novice-level swimmers who want to learn more about water safety awareness, develop stronger swim skills and discover more about water activities. Camps offer a 30-minute formal lesson. Each child’s swim level must be evaluated prior to camp. Ages first to sixth grades.

[Day][Sports]

Dates: June 7-July 29 (weekly)

Cost: $160

12332 N. RM 620, Austin

512-401-3404

www.waterlooswimming.com

26. The Goddard School of Cedar Park

Goddard of Cedar Park offers a broad range of summer camp activities that include learning activities, sports, dance, minicamps, weekly in-house guests, field trips and more. Ages kindergarten to sixth grade.

[Academics][Day][Sports]

Dates: June 6-Aug. 19 (weekly)

Cost: $239 (per week)

1905 El Salido Parkway, Cedar Park

512-258-5292

www.goddardschool.com

Leander

27. Challenger Sports Camps


Challenger International Soccer will teach two soccer camps through the Leander Youth Soccer Association. The hourlong Tiny Tikes camp is an introduction to soccer, and the half-day program teaches all-around player development with an international camp curriculum and digital platform. Camp takes place at Robin Bledsoe Park. Ages 3-5 (TinyTikes) and 6-14 (half-day program).

[Day][Sports]

Dates: June 7-11

Cost: $110-$160

401 S. Bagdad Road, Leander

469-713-2737

www.challengersports.com

28. Champion Kids Summer Camp

This is a half-day summer camp will have weekly themes. Children should bring a lunch with them or can buy one for $5. Ages 12 months through fifth grade.

[Day]

Dates: weekly in June and July

Cost: $90 (weekly)

805 Crystal Falls Parkway, Leander

512-923-4282


https://championkidsdayout.com/summer-camp

29. Goddard Summer Camp: Kids Club

Camps’ weekly themes range from Star Performers to Rockin’ Robots to Kitchen Chemists. Campers will be engaged in hands-on, project-based learning with many science, technology, engineering, art and math activities. Ages kindergarten to sixth grade.

[Academics][Day]

Dates: June 1-Aug. 10 (weekly)

Cost: $235

1730 Union St., Leander

512-528-1918

www.goddardschool.com/leander

30. Summer Art Camps at Art Barn ATX

Art camps include creating multiple art projects through painting, clay and more with one-on-one instruction. Weekly themed camps include Sweet Treats & Emojis; Castles, Dragons, & Unicorns, Oh My!; and Red, White, & Chickens. Each camp is limited to 18 children. Ages 6 and up

[Art][Day]

Dates: June 14-July 22 (weekly)

Cost: $320

14284 FM 2769, Leander

512-563-2675

www.artbarnatx.com

31. Vortex Academy Camp

Vortex Academy Camp offers fun, safe and entertaining martial arts educational lessons that not only provide character development, but also tons of physical exercise. This lays the groundwork and framework for a healthy and successful life. Ages 4-12.

[Day][Sports]

Dates: May 31-Aug. 11 (weekly), closed July 5-9

Cost: TBD

304 Hazelwood St., Leander

512-774-5428, ext. 3

https://leandermartialarts.com

Virtual Camps


32. ART + Academy

At weeklong art camps, young artists can select from a variety of engaging and inspiring themed camps that will take their drawing and painting skills to the next level. Ages 5-17.

[Art][Day]

Dates: June 1-Aug. 13 (weekly)

Cost: $136-$320

512-701-8070

www.artplusacademy.com



33. Online Dog Camp

​Campers will learn how to teach their dog cool tricks, build an agility course at home, and learn about fun and new ways to play with their dog. Ages 9-14.

[Day]

Dates: June 14-18, July 26-29

Cost: $130

512-335-7100

www.thedogalliance.org

34. Parinama Academy

Campers have the opportunity to learn chess, public speaking skills, creative writing, spelling bee prep, Bollywood dance and geography bee prep, among other topics. Online camps will be hosted over Zoom and Google Meet. Ages 5-14.

[Academics][Day]

Dates: June 1-Aug. 17 (weekly)

Cost: $179 (half day), $249 (full day)

512-586-7824

https://parinama.academy

By Taylor Girtman
After interning with Community Impact Newspaper in 2019, Taylor Girtman became a reporter for the Cedar Park and Leander edition in February 2020.


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