2016 Summer Camps Guide

Georgetown Summer Camp Guide 2016

Georgetown Summer Camp Guide 2016

This summer students can learn, play and perform at various summer camp programs throughout georgetown. Summer camps provide a way for children of all ages to develop new skills or enjoy the break. Below readers will find a variety of camps.



Academic


Kids Science Summer Camp
Georgetown Public Library,
402 W. Eighth St.
512-590-1647, www.maloneeducationalconsulting.wordpress.com
Ages: Third-sixth graders
Dates: June 27-30; 9 a.m.-noon
Cost: $100 ($20 non-refundable deposit due at registration)

Campers learn problem-solving and critical-thinking skills using the scientific method through daily activities and hands-on experiments. All materials and snacks are provided.


 

Learning Fun 101
Georgetown Recreation Center,
1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-930-3596, www.camps.georgetown.org
Ages: 8-15
Dates: June 6-10, June 27-July 1, July 18-22, Aug. 1-5; 8 a.m.-noon
Cost: $185 per week (resident), $230 per week (nonresident)


This camp introduces children to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. All supplies are included, and computers are provided as needed. Camp sessions include Web design, advanced programming and scratch visual programming language.


Lego Camp
Georgetown Recreation Center, 
1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-930-3596, www.camps.georgetown.org
Ages: 5-14
Dates: Aug. 15-19; 8-11 a.m., 1-4 p.m.
Cost: $185 per week (resident), $230 per week (nonresident)


Children can learn about engineering and robotics concepts using Lego sets. Campers will use Lego WeDo, the Lego Mindstorms NXT and the Lego EV3 Robotics systems. All supplies are included.




Summer History Explorers Camp
The Williamson Museum, 716 S. Austin Ave.
512-943-1670, www.williamsonmuseum.org
Ages: students entering third-12th grade
Dates: July 18-22, 25-29 (third-sixth grade), June 27-July 1 (seventh-12th grade); 9 a.m.-
3 p.m.
Cost: $100 per week (museum member), $125 per week (nonmember)


Campers learn about life on the campaign trail during five different election time periods in American history. Each weeklong camp includes hands-on activities, and lunch and snacks are included.







Adaptive


 

The Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department and Exceptional Georgetown Alliance offer summer camp sessions for Georgetown ISD students. Registration is available at the Georgetown Tennis Center, 400 Serenada Drive; Georgetown Recreation Center, 1003 N. Austin Ave.; and the Parks and Recreation Administration Building, 1101 N. College St. Students must be able to coexist in a small-group setting. Registration begins at 8 a.m. March 28 for residents and 8 a.m. March 29 for nonresidents.


Circle of Friends
Locations to be determined
512-930-3595, www.camps.georgetown.org
Ages: 11-22
Dates: June 20-23, 27-30, July 5-8, 11-14; 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cost: $135 per week (resident), 
$170 per week (nonresident)


Circle of Friends camp aims to help older children with cognitive and developmental disabilities who are seeking an opportunity to retain communication and social skills during the summer. This camp is designed to encourage campers to develop their imagination and individual ability while enhancing self-esteem. Activities include music, drama, arts and crafts, menu planning, gardening, daily exercise, cooking and movies. Campers will also participate in weekly field trips.


Let’s Make Friends
Locations to be determined
512-930-3595, www.camps.georgetown.org
Ages: 5-11 (must have completed kindergarten)
Dates: June 20-23, 27-30, July 5-8, 11-14;  8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cost: $135 per week (resident), $170 per week (nonresident)


The camp focuses on building social and communication skills, self-advocacy, team-building, and facilitating social and emotional development of children with autism spectrum and other cognitive and developmental disabilities. Participants take part in arts and crafts, swimming, field trips and other activities to build skills for successful relationships.







Arts & Performance


 

Abrakadoodle Art Camp
Georgetown Recreation Center,
1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-930-3596, www.camps.georgetown.org
Ages: 5-12
Dates: July 18-22, 25-29, Aug. 1-5, 8-12, 15-19; 9 a.m.-noon
Cost: $170 per week (resident), $215 per week (nonresident)


Camps include art lessons, games, stories, music and activities.


Arts Avenue for Kids
614 E. University Ave.
512-919-0343, www.artsavenueforkids.com
Ages: 4-15
Dates: weekly June 13-Aug. 12; 9 a.m.-
4 p.m.
Cost: $95 per week (half-day camp), $195 per week (full-day camp)


Full- and half-day theater camps features themes including “Star Wars,” “Alice in Wonderland,” “Mystery Theater” and “The Little Mermaid.” Each camp includes theater games, acting, face painting, puppets and masks, and will end with a performance. The business is also offering dance classes, and a dance teacher training will be July 11-14 from 9 a.m.-noon for ages 12 and older.


Georgetown Art Center
816 S. Main St.
512-930-2583, www.georgetownartcentertx.org
Ages: 4-18
Dates: June 6-Aug. 19; 9 a.m.-noon, 1-4 p.m.
Cost: $160 per week (member), $185 per week (nonmember)


Camp sessions will allow students to explore various media, art processes and approaches. Each week of half-day camps will feature a different theme, such as ceramics and pottery, oil painting, urban art, photography and video game art. Camps are divided by age group, and materials are included.


The Palace Theatre
810 S. Austin Ave.
512-868-3643, www.georgetownpalace.com
Ages: 7 and older
Dates: June 13-Aug. 20 (dates for individual sessions vary); 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Cost: $180 per week (registration before May 1), $200 per week after May 1 (10 percent discount for siblings)

The theater will host five two-week summer workshop sessions for ages 7-12 and three three- or four-week workshops for ages 13 and older. Each session features a different production and ends with a performance. Extended drop-off and pickup is available.


Performing Arts Studio
1910 Leander Road, Ste. 101
512-863-2750, www.pasgtown.com
Ages: 3-10
Dates: June 13-17, June 27-July 1, July 11-15, 18-22; 9 a.m.-noon
Cost: $165 per week ($15 discount for registering before May 31)


Each week campers can learn ballet, tap, tumbling, hip-hop, jazz or break dancing depending on the week’s themes, which include “Elsa’s Winter Wonderland,” “Beach Party,” “Fairy Tale Princess,” and “Star Wars.” Each week will feature themed arts and crafts as well as snacks. Each session ends with a performance.


Pinot’s Palette
212 W. Seventh St., Ste. 110
512-688-5022, www.pinotspalette.com
Ages: 6-10
Dates: July 25-29; 1-4 p.m.
Cost: $199 for the week or $50 per day


Each day has a different theme, and campers will participate in art activities, including a daily painting, as well as games. Camper artwork will be displayed during an open studio art show July 30 with an award ceremony from 3:30-4 p.m.


A Premium Blend Studios
708 S. Austin Ave., Ste. 201
512-630-5338, www.apremiumblend.com
Ages: 6-15
Dates: weekly June 6-Aug. 19; 9 a.m.-noon, 1-4 p.m.
Cost: $150 per session


APB offers a variety of half-day, weeklong summer camps, including A Taste of Premium Blend sessions, in which children can learn music, acting, singing and dance; a selection of dance technique; or musical instruments. Other camps include musical theater, youth orchestra, filmmaking, dance and rock ‘n’ roll programs. The school will also offer a half-day violin camp.


Tal Lostracco’s Summer Theatre
Southwestern University, 1001 E. University Ave.
512-863-1364, www.talscamp.com
Ages: students must be attending or entering high school
Dates: July 10-24
Cost: $1,550 (includes room and board)


High school thespians spend two weeks with instructors to strengthen acting and technical skills at this overnight camp.







General Camps


 

Camp Goodwater
Georgetown Recreation Center,
1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-930-3596, www.camps.georgetown.org
Ages: 5-12
Dates:
weekly June 6-Aug. 12; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (early drop-off and late pickup are available)
Cost: $140 per week (resident), $175 per week (nonresident)


Children can participate in a variety of activities. Weekly field trips include outings to zoos, museums and water parks.




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Kid City Camp
Williams Elementary School,
507 E. University Ave.
512-930-3596, www.camps.georgetown.org
Ages: 5-11
Dates:
July 5-8, 11-15, 18-22, 25-29;
8 a.m.-noon

Cost: $10 per week and $5 per sibling (resident), $15 per week and $10 per sibling (nonresident)


Georgetown ISD students who qualify for the free or reduced-cost lunch program may take part in a week of half-day summer enrichment programs. Children receive breakfast and lunch during the camp. Activities include games, arts and crafts, field trips and swimming.


The Learning Experience
1821 Westinghouse Road
512-296-2040, http://georgetown.tlechildcare.com
Ages: 2 and older
Dates:
weekly June 6-Aug. 19; 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Cost:
varies by age


The early education center’s camp theme is “The Cure for the Summertime Blues,” which will feature curriculum-based activities focused on science, technology, engineering and math. Campers will also participate in water activities. Each child will receive a T-shirt and water bottle.


Primrose School of Georgetown
2205 Wolf Ranch Parkway
512-868-4000, www.primroseschools.com/schools/georgetown
Ages: 5-12
Dates:
weekly June 6-Aug. 19; 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Cost:
$215 per week


Children can participate in a variety of activities with two weekly field trips, and all meals are provided. Each week features a different theme.







Sports 


 

Basketball Skills Camp
Georgetown Recreation Center,
1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-930-3596, www.camps.georgetown.org
Ages: 8-17
Dates: June 6-10, July 5-8, 25-29;
9 a.m.-noon
Cost: $115 per week (resident), $140 per week (nonresident)


Participants learn ball handling, shooting, footwork, defense techniques and other game-related skills.




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British Youth Soccer Camp
San Gabriel Park, 1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-416-7705, www.challengersports.com
Ages: 3-16
Dates: June 6-10, July 18-22, Aug. 8-12;  times vary
Cost: varies depending on age


Campers can develop skills and understanding of the game. Participants who sign up 45 days in advance of the camp get a free jersey.


Journey Gymnastics
2524 Shell Road
512-864-1334, www.journeygymtx.com
Ages: 5-12
Dates: weekly June 6-Aug. 12 (no camp July 4-8); 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (early drop-off and extended afternoon care available for a fee)
Cost: $35 per day or $150 per week (before April 30), $45 per day or $175 per week


Campers participate in gym time, swimming, and other activities and crafts based on the week’s themes. Snacks are provided.


Junior Tennis Academy
Georgetown Tennis Center, 400 Serenada Drive
512-930-3595, www.camps.georgetown.org
Ages: 11-18
Dates: weekly June 6-Aug. 12;
10 a.m.-noon
Cost: $80 per week (resident), $100 per week (nonresident)


These weeklong camps offer instruction for competitive tournament tennis players. Sessions include drills and learning specialty shots.


Kelly's Kids Summer Horse Camp
2401 Southwestern Blvd.
512-863-7649
Ages: 5-18
Dates: Weekly in June, 8:30 a.m.-noon
Cost: $225 (per week)


Campers have a daily riding lessons and learn about horse safety, care, grooming, saddling and bridling.


Middle School Aces Texas
Southwestern University, 1001 E. University Ave.
212-796-7987, www.trilogylacrosse.com
Ages: boys in sixth-eighth grade
Dates: June 13-17
Cost: $799 overnight


Instruction will help players preparing for high school lacrosse as well as the recruiting landscape. Students must apply for the camp.




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Munchkin Tennis Camp
Georgetown Tennis Center, 400 Serenada Drive
512-930-3596, www.camps.georgetown.org
Ages: 5-7
Dates: weekly June 6-Aug. 12; 8-10:30 a.m.
Cost: $70 per week (resident), $90 per week (nonresident)


The weeklong tennis camp focuses on basic strokes and hand-eye coordination. Non-tennis games and swimming are also incorporated.


Nike Tennis Camp
Southwestern University, 1001 E. University Ave.
www.southwesternpirates.com/camps
Ages: 8-18
Dates: Aug. 1-5, 8-12; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. or
9 a.m.-noon
Cost: $185 per week (half day), $350 per week (full day)


Southwestern University Tennis Coach Billy Porter teaches children of all skill levels all aspects of the game through on-court instruction, drills and match plan.


Pony Pals Summer Camp
Northwind Stable, 1355 CR 105, Hutto
512-431-2189, www.northwindstable.com
Age: 6-12
Dates: June 6-10, 13-17; 8:30-11:30 a.m., 1-4 p.m.
Cost: $150 for five sessions


Children learn about horse safety as well as how to care for, groom, lead and train miniature horses.


Sports Mania Camp
Georgetown Recreation Center, 1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-930-3596, www.camps.georgetown.org
Ages: 5-9
Dates: June 13-17, 20-24; 8 a.m.-noon
Cost: $115 per week (resident), $145 per week (nonresident)


Sports Mania teaches various sports with an emphasis on skill development, game knowledge, sportsmanship and fun.


Tetra Brazil Soccer Camp
Georgetown Recreation Center, 1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-416-7705, www.challengersports.com
Ages: 8-18
Dates: Aug. 1-5; times vary
Cost: varies depending on age


Participants learn soccer skills from Brazil.

Trilogy Lacrosse Camp
Southwestern University, 1001 E. University Ave.
212-796-7987, www.trilogylacrosse.com
Ages: boys in fifth-11th grade
Dates: June 13-17
Cost: $699 (overnight), $569 (extended day)


Boys can improve their lacrosse skills. All positions are welcome at all levels of play.


Volleyball Skills Camp
Georgetown Recreation Center,
1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-930-3596, www.camps.georgetown.org
Ages: 8-14
Dates: July 11-15; 9 a.m.-noon
Cost: $100 (resident), $125 (nonresident)


This camp teaches the rules of play, how to rotate and basic skills, such as passing, setting, spiking and serving, as well as how to communicate and how to be a good teammate. Experienced players will also learn defense and positions.


Xcelerate Nike Lacrosse Camp
Southwestern University, 1001 E. University Ave.
800-645-3226, www.xceleratelacrosse.com
Ages: 10-18
Dates: June 19-23; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. (extended day camp)
Cost: $725 (overnight), $625 (extended day)


Boys and girls can improve their lacrosse skills. All positions are welcome at all levels of play. 


This is not a comprehensive list. If your business was not included, email [email protected] to be added to our online list.



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