Check out 29 Georgetown summer camp options for the 2020 season

Cordovan Art School offers a summer camp. (Courtesy Cordovan Art School)
Cordovan Art School offers a summer camp. (Courtesy Cordovan Art School)

Cordovan Art School offers a summer camp. (Courtesy Cordovan Art School)

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Arts Avenue offers a performance camp. (Courtesy Arts Avenue)
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Arts Avenue offers a performance camp. (Courtesy Arts Avenue)
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Southwestern University offers a soccer camp. (Courtesy Southwestern University)
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Little Land Georgetown offers camps. (Courtesy Little Land Georgetown)
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The Williamson Museum offers a summer camp. (Courtesy Williamson Museum)
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Georgetown Fire Camp is an option. (Courtesy Georgetown Fire)
Whether their kids are looking to spend some time outdoors, hone their athletic skills or study up over the break, parents searching for summer camps have a variety to choose from in the Georgetown area. This list is not comprehensive.

Academics

1. Discovering Decades

Dates: July 27-31

Cost: $24 (members, per day), $30 (nonmembers, per day), $120 (nonmembers, per week), $150 (members, per week)


The Williamson Museum

716 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown

512-943-1670

www.williamsonmuseum.org

Experience 50 years of fun. Campers will explore a different decade each day from the 1920s to the 1960s. Lunch and snacks included.

Ages: entering third to fifth grade

2. Kitchen Chemists

Dates: July 6-10

Cost: call for price

512-668-1111

The Goddard School

3740 Williams Drive, Georgetown

www.goddardschool.com/austin/georgetown-williams-drive-tx

During the week, campers will learn about food measurements, snack foods and baking. The Goddard School holds several camps from June 1-Aug. 14.

Ages: 6-12

3. LEGO Robotics & Engineering Camp

Dates: June 1-5 and 15-19, 8 a.m.-noon

Cost: $180 (residents), $225 (nonresidents)

Georgetown Recreation Center

1003 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown

512-930-3596

http://parks.georgetown.org/camp

The camp allows children to learn at their own pace in a fun-infused, hands-on style that will keep them engaged and entertained.

Ages: completed kindergarten-14

4. Out of this World

Dates: July 13-17

Cost: call for price

512-668-1111

The Goddard School

3740 Williams Drive, Georgetown

www.goddardschool.com/austin/georgetown-williams-drive-tx

During the week, campers will learn about space, including rockets, shuttles, planets, gravity, comets, asteroids and more. The Goddard School holds several camps from

June 1-Aug. 14.

Ages: 6-12

5. Passport Around the World

Dates: June 8-12

Cost: call for price

512-668-1111

The Goddard School

3740 Williams Drive, Georgetown

www.goddardschool.com/austin/georgetown-williams-drive-tx

During the week, campers will learn about landmarks, music and arts, food and languages of different cultures. The Goddard School holds several camps from June

1-Aug. 14.

Ages: 6-12

6. The Roaring 20s

Dates: July 20-24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cost: $24 (members, per day), $30 (nonmembers, per day), $120 (nonmembers, per week), $150 (members, per week)

The Williamson Museum

716 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown

512-943-1670

www.williamsonmuseum.org

Discover the sights, sounds and tastes of the Roaring '20s in this immersive camp experience. Lunch and snack are included.

Ages: entering third to fifth grade

Arts

7. Art Camp

Dates: June 22-26 and July 20-24, 9 a.m.-noon

Cost: $175 (residents), $220 (nonresidents)

Georgetown Recreation Center

1003 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown

512-930-3596

http://parks.georgetown.org/camp

Your child will spend the week exploring different cultures, artists, styles and techniques, both contemporary and historical. Participants will create original artworks using several kinds of media, such as Model magic, papier-mâché, paint, fiber, cloth and more.

Ages: completed kindergarten-eighth grade (June), 9-12 (July)

8. Cordovan Art School Art Camps

Dates: May 26-Aug. 19

Cost: $199 + $40 supply fee (half-day camp), $319 + $80 supply fee (full-day camp)

Georgetown Art Center

816 S. Main St., Georgetown

512-275-4040

www.cordovanartschool.com

Cordovan Art School offers fun creative camps in theater, anime, talk with the animals, clay, urban art and all art media, including watercolor, oil, drawing and sculpture.

All camps end with a performance or art show.

Ages: 5-16

Hobby

9. Arts Avenue

Dates: June 15-Aug. 14

Cost: $115 (half-day camp), $225 (full-day camp)

Arts Avenue Theater and Dance

614 E. University Ave., Georgetown

512-688-5207

https://artsavenue.org/

Students will enjoy a week of working together, acting, singing, dancing, making crafts and playing theater games. Each week offers different productions and activities. Camps include: acting and audition workshop, musical theater dance, theater production of “Moana” and theater production of “Willy Wonka."

Ages: 4-18

10. Comic Book Creation Camp

Dates: July 6-10, 8 a.m.-noon

Cost: $180 (residents), $225 (nonresidents)

Georgetown Recreation Center

1003 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown

512-930-3596

http://parks.georgetown.org/camp

Join graphic artists and comic book gurus to create your own legendary heroes. This camp will explore the history and lore of comic books as participants create and develop a work of graphic art through learning how to write, draw and illustrate their stories.

Ages: 10-15

11. Georgetown Junior Fire Academy

Dates: Jun. 22–26, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Cost: $100 (residents), $125 (nonresidents)

Fire Station No. 5

5600 D.B. Wood Road, Georgetown

512-930-8092

http://parks.georgetown.org/junior-fire-academy/

For those interested in learning about the job of a firefighter, Junior Fire Academy is a fun-filled, five-day program that will cover all the excitement of firefighting. Activities will include water safety, rescue practices, firefighting and more.

Ages: 12-14

12. Hoop Dance Camp

Dates: July 13-17 and 20-24, 9 a.m.- noon

Cost: $100 (residents, $125 (nonresidents)

Georgetown Recreation Center

1003 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown

512-930-3596

http://parks.georgetown.org/camp

Learn a new hobby that is fun, healthy and entertaining. In this week-long workshop, students will learn passing, spirals, halos, hand-offs, off-body and on-body flow and more. Registration fee includes a custom hoop for each participant to keep at the end of the camp. Ages: 7-18

13. Youtubers Intro to Video Production Camp

Dates: July 27-31, 8 a.m.-noon

Cost: $180 (resident), $225 (nonresident)

Georgetown Recreation Center, 1003 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown

512-930-3596

parks.georgetown.org/camp

Participants will learn to create different types of short-form content: gameplay commentary, lifestyle shows, product reviews, current event breakdowns and more. Once the footage has been captured, the camp will work together to edit and deliver the content in a format that excites and captivates audiences.

Ages: 10-15

Overnight

14. Adventure Camp: Arkansas Travel Camp

Dates: June 17-24

Cost: $515 (residents), $645 (nonresidents)

512-930-3596

http://parks.georgetown.org/camp

Adventures include zip lining; snorkeling at Cossatot Falls; rock climbing and rappelling at Sam’s Throne; and a three-day canoe camping trip on the scenic Buffalo River.

Ages: 12-17

15. Adventure Camp: New Mexico Travel Camp

Dates: July 8-16

Cost: $615 (residents), $770 (nonresidents)

512-930-3596

http: parks.georgetown.org/camp

Adventures include kayaking on the South Llano River, snorkeling at Balmorhea, rock climbing in the Franklin Mountains, a three-day backpacking trip in New Mexico and sand sledding at White Sands.

Ages: 13-17

16. Adventure Camp: X-Stream Water Sports

Dates: July 27-Aug. 5

Cost: $515 (residents), $645 (nonresidents)

512-930-3596

http://parks.georgetown.org/camp

For those who like water and a challenge, this camp includes day trips for whitewater kayaking, snorkeling, wakeboarding and sailing in the first week. The second week will consist of a trip to Galveston Island State Park for kayaking, fishing and stand-up paddleboarding.

Ages: 12-17

Sports

17. Adventure Camp: Welcome to Adventure

Dates: June 1-5

Cost: $265 (residents), $330 (nonresidents)

512-930-3596

http://parks.georgetown.org/camp

Experience the Texas Hill Country like never before. The camp includes day trips to the Georgetown Challenge Course as well as rock climbing, wild caving, kayaking and horseback riding.

Ages: 11-12

18. Adventure Camp: Welcome to Water Adventure

Dates: June 8-12

Cost: $265 (residents), $330 (nonresidents)

512-930-3596

http://parks.georgetown.org/camp

Enjoy a week of water sports in the Texas Hill Country. The camp includes day trips to the Challenge Course as well as rappelling, kayaking and visits to an inflatable water park and Schlitterbahn Water Park.

Ages: 11-12

19. Beginner Volleyball Skills Camp

Dates: June 8-12, 9 a.m.-noon

Cost: $100 (residents), $125 (nonresidents)

Georgetown Recreation Center

1003 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown

512-930-3596

http://parks.georgetown.org/camp

This camp is designed for those with no volleyball experience or those who have played in the Georgetown Recreation Center volleyball league for three seasons or fewer. Participants will learn and practice all of the basic skills and play games that will improve understanding and flow of the game.

Ages: 8-12

20. Boys and Girls Youth Soccer Camp

Dates: June 8-11 and July 27-30

Cost: $150

Corbin J. Robertson Center

930 Southwestern Blvd., Georgetown

512-863-1782

www.southwesternsoccercamps.com

Get your kids out of the house and onto a university campus in a safe and fun environment to learn and laugh. University athletes will teach the basics of soccer and play games with kids. Players of all levels are invited.

Ages: 5-13

21. Brandy Perryman Shooting Camp

Dates: Aug. 3-6, 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Cost: $230 (before May 31), $250 (starting June 1)

Georgetown Recreation Center

1003 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown

512-930-3596

www.bperrymanshootingcamp.com

BPSC is an intense four-day basketball shooting camp that includes 32 hours of instruction and daily team competitions.

Ages: 7-16

22. Intermediate Volleyball Skills Camp

Dates: June 22-26, 9 a.m.-noon

Cost: $100 (residents), $125 (nonresidents)

Georgetown Recreation Center

1003 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown

512-930-3596

http://parks.georgetown.org/camp

This camp is designed for players who are interested in playing in middle school. Experience is required; players should have at least played in the Youth Volleyball League for two or more seasons and/or participated in Volleyball Skills Clinics or camps. Participants will improve on the foundation skills and fundamentals and will receive additional instruction on serving and defense.

Ages: 10-14

23. Junior Tennis Camp

Dates: June 1-Aug. 7, 8-10 a.m.

Cost: $100 (residents), $125 (nonresidents)

Georgetown Tennis Center

400 Serenada Drive, Georgetown

512-930-3596

parks.georgetown.org/camp

This program is designed for the competitive player with developed strokes and match play experience. Sessions will consist of challenging drills, physical training, specialty shots and match play scenarios. No camp will be held from June 8-12.

Ages: 11-16

24. Little Tennis Camp

Dates: June 1-Aug. 7, 8-10 a.m.

Cost: $75 (residents), $95 (nonresidents)

Georgetown Tennis Center

400 Serenada Drive, Georgetown

512-930-3596

http://parks.georgetown.org/camp

This weekly camp is designed for the youngest of tennis players. Instruction will focus on hand-eye coordination and basic tennis instruction. Other activities will include fun tennis games, outdoor games, a mid-morning snack, rallying points, match play and a water slide on Fridays. No camp will be held from June 8-12.

Ages: completed kindergarten-7

25. Sporties for Shorties Camp

Date: June 15-19 and July 13-17, 9 a.m.-noon

Cost: $150 (residents), $185 (nonresidents)

Georgetown Recreation Center

1003 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown

512-930-3596

http://parks.georgetown.org/camp

The camp is action-packed with sports, obstacle courses and motor development games. The camp teaches the fundamentals of 10 different sports and advances six key areas of motor development.

Ages: 3-5

Week

26. Adaptive Camps


Dates: June 15-25 and July 6-16, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cost: $135 (residents), $170 (nonresidents)

Location will be announced at a later date.

512-930-3596

http://parks.georgetown.org/camp

Georgetown Parks and Recreation offers an Adaptive Summer Camp session for Georgetown ISD students. Led by experienced staff, adaptive camps are designed for those with cognitive and developmental disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorders. The focus will be on providing a safe, social environment conducive to building social and communication skills for all campers. Camps are not designed to work on severe aggressive behavior.

Ages: completed kindergarten-23

27. Camp Goodwater

Dates: June 1-Aug. 7

Cost: $155 (residents), $190 (nonresidents)

Georgetown Recreation Center

1003 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown

512-930-3596

http://parks.georgetown.org/camp

Camp Goodwater offers a variety of traditional and nontraditional activities, including swimming, playing in the park, special events and a weekly field trip. Camps are held weekly.

Ages: completed kindergarten-12

28. Christ Lutheran Church Day Camp

Dates: July 27-31, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Cost: $70

Christ Lutheran Church

510 Luther Drive, Georgetown

512-863-2844

http://clcgtn.org/engage/youth/

The program includes specially trained college-age staff; daily music, games and crafts; a souvenir T-shirt and water bottle; and an end-of-camp celebration for campers and their families.

Ages: kindergarten-fifth grade

29. Summer Camp at Little Land Georgetown

Dates: June 2-Aug. 4

Cost: $119

Little Land Georgetown

900 N. Austin Ave., Ste. 325, Georgetown

512-806-0489

https://littlelandplaygym.com/location/georgetown

Summer camps at Little Land Georgetown will have a new theme every week. Held on Tuesdays and Thursday, the camp will allow campers to enjoy stories, sensory art projects and open play. Snacks are included, but children should bring lunch and a water bottle.

Ages: 18 months and up
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By Ali Linan

Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.


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