21 camps happening this summer in Georgetown

Here are 21 camps happening this summer in Georgetown. (Community Impact Newspaper Staff)
Here are 21 camps happening this summer in Georgetown. (Community Impact Newspaper Staff)

Here are 21 camps happening this summer in Georgetown. (Community Impact Newspaper Staff)

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

Summer Camps


1. Arts Avenue Dance Camp

Each of the 13 camp options will have a different theme and dance genre in which dancers will be able to create, explore, learn, move and have fun. Themes include Princess Power, Day at the Beach, Hip Hop Hooray, Unicorn Magic, Tik Tok Dance Challenge, All That Jazz and more. Classes are in two-hour increments. Ages 3-12

[Art][Day][1/2 day]

Dates: June 7-July 30

Cost: $125 (half day), $240 (full day)


Arts Avenue Theater and Dance

614 E. University Ave.

512-688-5207

www.artsavenue.org

2. Arts Avenue Theater Camp

Students who attend camp will enjoy a week of working together, making friends, acting, singing, dancing, playing theater games, making crafts and much more as they prepare to perform a revue of that week’s theme. Performances include “Newsies,” “Frozen,” “Les Miserables,” “Lion King,” “Annie” and more. Ages 4 years-9th grade

[Art][Day][1/2 day]

Dates: June 14-Aug. 13

Cost: $125 (half day), $240 (full day)

Arts Avenue Theater and Dance

614 E. University Ave.

512-688-5207

www.artsavenue.org



3. Athletic Skills Camp

This athletic-based camp consists of developing life skills, such as competition, teamwork, work ethic and confidence. The athletic components will encompass speed, mobility explosion, footwork/coordination, balance and overall functional strength. Ages 6-19

[1/2 day][Sports]

Dates: June 19-23

Cost: $105 (resident), $140 (nonresident)

Georgetown Recreation Center

1003 N. Austin Ave.

512-930-3596

www.parks.georgetown.org/camp

4. Beginner Volleyball Skills 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 less. Participants will learn and practice all the basic skills and play games that will improve the understanding and flow of the game. Ages 8-12

[1/2 day][Sports]

Dates: June 7-11

Cost: $100 (resident), $125 (nonresident)

Georgetown Recreation Center

1003 N. Austin Ave.

512-930-3596

www.parks.georgetown.org/camp

5. Brandy Perryman Shooting Camp

This basketball camp develops players to their fullest potential by providing an upbeat experience with positive competition while promoting self-discipline, repetition, team concepts, self-discipline, and fun. Players are taught by high school and college coaches and former players. The camp for boys and girls includes competition and intensive drills. Ages 7-16

[Day][Sports]

Dates: June 14-17

Cost: $240 (before June 1)

Georgetown Recreation Center

1003 N. Austin Ave.

512-799-8891

www.bperrymanshootingcamp.com



6. Camp Goodwater

This day camp for children offers a variety of traditional and nontraditional activities. Activities include swimming at the Recreation Center, playing in the park, weekly special events and virtual field trips. Sessions held weekly. Ages completed kindergarten-12

[Day]

Dates: June 7-Aug. 13

Cost: $155 (resident), $195 (nonresident)

Georgetown Recreation Center

1003 N. Austin Ave.

512-930-3596

www.parks.georgetown.org/camp

7. Christ Lutheran Church Summer Day Camp

This full-day camp is for students who have completed grades K-5. Day camp includes daily music, games, and arts and crafts projects. Students will also leave with a souvenir T-shirt and water bottle. Registration form and payment must be received to reserve a spot. Ages K-5

[Day]

Dates: July 19-23

Cost: $70

Christ Lutheran Church

510 Luther Drive

512-863-2844

http://clcgtn.org/youth

8. Cordovan Art School Camps

Each week, the camp will have a different theme, including Mad Scientist Meets A Paintbrush, Intergalactic Space Art, Video Game Art, Anime & Manga and Portraits & Figures. For a complete list of camps, visit the website. Half and full-day camps available. Ages 6-16

[Art][Day][1/2 day]

Dates: June 1-Aug. 17

Cost: $199 + $40 supply fee

Georgetown Art Center

816 S. Main St.

512-275-4040

https://georgetownartcentertx.org/visit/art-classes



9. Georgetown Palace Theatre Summer Camps

Take part in two-week or four-week camps in musical theater, dance, acting, improv and more, all led by performing arts professionals. All camps culminate in a full production of a show. No previous experience is needed. Early drop-off, late pickup and extended late pickup available for a fee. Ages incoming 1st-12th grade

[Art][Day]

Dates: June 7-Aug. 13

Cost: approx. $240 (per week)

The Doug Smith Performance Center

206 W. Second St.

512-763-4532

www.georgetownpalace.com/camps

10. Intermediate Volleyball Skills Camp

This clinic is for girls interested in playing in middle school. For this camp, you should have some experience having attended camps, clinics, played at least two seasons in the recreation center league or some other league. If you have played one year of middle school, this camp is for you, too. This is a skills camp where you will learn basic skills in addition to defense and serve/receive to prepare you for middle school volleyball. Ages 10-14

[1/2 day][Sports]

Dates: June 21-25

Cost: $100 (resident), $125 (nonresident)

Georgetown Recreation Center

1003 N. Austin Ave.

512-930-3596

www.parks.georgetown.org/camp

11. Primrose Georgetown Summer Adventure Camp

In Primrose School of Georgetown’s summer camp, children participate in design challenges, create projects, form community connections, code robotics, and practice leadership and good character. Price includes all field trips and three meals daily. Ages K-4th grade

[Academics][Art][Day][Sports]

Dates: May 28-Aug. 20

Cost: $295 (weekly)

Primrose School of Georgetown

2205 Wolf Ranch Parkway

512-868-4000

www.primrosegeorgetown.com

12. Primrose Rancho Sienna Summer Adventure Camp

In Primrose School at Rancho Sienna’s summer camp, children participate in design challenges, create projects, form community connections, code robotics, and practice leadership and good character. Price includes all field trips and three meals daily. Ages K-4th grade

[Academics][Art][Day][Sports]

Dates: May 28-Aug. 20

Cost: $295 (weekly)

Primrose School at Rancho Sienna

705 Via De Sienna

512-843-4545

www.primroseranchosienna.com

13. Sewing and Fashion Summer Camp

Kids will learn how to sew and the principles of fashion illustration. All young fashionistas will complete fun sewing projects aiming to create a solid foundation and building skills with Bernina sewing machines, practicing safety and fundamentals. At the end of each week, students will display their work in a fashion show. Morning and afternoon sessions available. Price includes all supplies, tools and sewing machines. Ages 7-13

[Art][1/2 day]

Dates: May 31-Aug. 13

Cost: $499

Austin School of Fashion Design

1015 W. University Ave., Ste. 507

920-345-6652

www.austinschooloffashiondesign.com



14. Tennis camps

Led by head tennis pro Pete Polkinghorn, Summer Tennis Camp will consist of morning stroke instruction, tennis drills, court games and match play. Afternoon activities will continue with tennis games, arts and crafts, and traditional camp activities. Camp program time will be 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Supervised quiet games will be offered before and after camp program time. Sessions are held weekly. Ages 7-12

[Day][Sports]

Dates: June 7-Aug. 13

Cost: $155 (resident), $195 (nonresident)

Georgetown Tennis Center

1003 N. Austin Ave.

512-931-2444

www.parks.georgetown.org/camp

15. Track Camp

Turn-Fit Academy’s track and field programs combine technical development, proper running mechanics, form and techniques, with safety as the major focus. Campers will have fun while learning the art of track and field, long-distance running and race walking. Using special equipment, athletes learn the fundamentals of body positioning, stride, stretching and cool-down. Ages 7-13

[1/2 day][Sports]

Dates: June 7-10

Cost: $140 (resident), $175 (nonresident)

Georgetown Recreation Center

1003 N. Austin Ave.

512-930-3596

www.parks.georgetown.org/camp

16. Baking Camp

At this 18 Carrot Bakery camp, students will learn the basics of baking and safety in the kitchen. This will include how to properly measure wet and dry ingredients, identify and use proper tools for baking and use fractions to double recipes. At the end of the camp, students will bake their own cake. Ages 8-17

[1/2 day]

Dates: June 7-11, Aug. 16-20

Cost: $195

18 Carrot Bakery

710 S. Austin Ave.

512-688-4199

www.18carrotbakery.com

17. Code Ninjas

Code Ninjas is offering several camps including a music coding camp, how to become a Youtuber and coding your own arcade from scratch. Most camps are for children ages 8 and older but a few take students as young as 5 years old. The website has recommended ages for each camp.

[1/2 day]

Dates: May 31-July 30

Cost: $225 and up

Code Ninjas Georgetown

4853 Williams Drive, Ste. 103

737-253-8800

www.codeninjas.com/tx-georgetown/camps

Virtual Camps


18. Around the World

Learn about the different world cultures that helped settle Williamson County during The Williamson Museum’s weeklong virtual camp. The camp includes hands-on activities. Scholarships are available. Camp will be held over Zoom. Ages entering 3rd-6th grade

[Academics][Sports]

Dates: July 19-23

Cost: $40 (camp) plus $20 for activity pack (pack is not required, but recommended)

Virtual on Zoom

512-943-1670

www.williamsonmuseum.org

19. CodeWizardsHQ

This three-week summer coding course takes place live online. Classes are at a set time taught by expert teachers using CodeWizardHQ proprietary software. Educators have over 5 years of experience teaching in a live-online format and offer beyond-the-classroom support, a structured curriculum and much more. Ages 3rd-12th grade

[Academics]

Dates: June 7-24, July 5-22, Aug. 2-19

Cost: $149 (per week)

Live, online classes

512-957-9105

https://codewizardshq.com/summer/

20. Discovering Decades

Experience 50 years of fun. Campers will explore a different decade each day. Join us to travel virtually from the 1920s to the 1960s and learn about the food, fashion and fun of each decade through hands-on activities. Scholarships are available. Camp will be held over Zoom. Ages entering 3rd-6th grade

[Academics][1/2 day]

Dates: July 26-30

Cost: $40 (camp) plus $20 for activity pack (recommended)

Virtual on Zoom

512-943-1670

www.williamsonmuseum.org

Virtual and in-person


21. Dolce Music Tours

Tours are a launching pad for new students to explore different instruments aiding them in determining which one motivates a commitment to pursuing further. Instrument intros include piano, guitar, violin, ukulele and all band instruments. Dolce also offers experienced students class electives such as I Write the Songs, Praise Band/Worship Style, Strings Intensive and more. Campers can select a tour of three, two or one instrument with a virtual performance on Fridays. Ages 5-15

[Art][1/2 day]

Dates: June 15-July 27

Cost: $100-$175 plus $35 registration fee

Dolce Music Studio

1221 Leander Road

512-591-7833

www.dolcemusic.com
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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