Georgetown Summer Camp Guide 2017

Our annual guide includes camps that will appeal to nearly any childu2019s interest, such as writing and science, arts and music, or outdoor activities and sports. Camps listed are located in the Central Austin area or have pickup/drop-off sites in the area.

Our annual guide includes camps that will appeal to nearly any childu2019s interest, such as writing and science, arts and music, or outdoor activities and sports. Camps listed are located in the Central Austin area or have pickup/drop-off sites in the area.

Academic


 

Vacation Liberty School


This camp aims to teach children to be patriots by educating them on Judeo-Christian values and American history through interactive games, songs and skits.


1st Baptist Church of Weir,
315 FM1105
512-863-8899
georgetownlibertyschool.eventbrite.com


Ages: 7-12
Dates: June 12-16, 19-23; 9 a.m. to noon
Cost: 1st child $40 and each additional $30


Heritage Baptist Church,
1601 FM971
512-863-8106
georgetownlibertyschool.eventbrite.com


Ages: 13-16
Dates: Aug. 7-11
Cost: 1st child $40 and each additional $30



Camp Goodwater


This camp features traditional and nontraditional camp activities. Supervised games and crafts are available during early drop-off and late pickup hours for an additional price.


Georgetown Recreation Center,
1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-930-3596
www.camps.georgetown.org


Ages: 5-8, 9-12; must have completed kindergarten
Dates: camp runs weekly from June 5-Aug. 7; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: $140 per week (resident), $175 per week (nonresident)


 The Learning Experience


The Learning Experience


The early education center’s camp will kick off summer with activities focused on science, technology, engineering and math and special visitors every week. The award-winning program includes splash days, all meals, a summer camp survival kit and a camp T-shirt.


The Learning Experience, 1821 Westinghouse Road
512-296-2040
www.georgetown.tlechildcare.com


Ages: 2-fifth grade
Dates: May 30-Aug. 22, times vary
Cost: $100-$230 per week, depending on age and schedule


Lego Robotics and Engineering Camp


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


Georgetown Recreation Center,
1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-930-3596 
www.camps.georgetown.org


Ages: 5-14
Dates: Aug. 14-18; 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m.
Cost: $185 per week (resident), $230 per week (nonresident)







Arts & Performance


 

Abrakadoodle Art Camp


Each week has a different theme. Camps include art lessons, games, stories, music and activities.


Georgetown Recreation Center,
1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-930-3596
www.camps.georgetown.org


Ages: 5-9
Dates: June 12-16, June 26-30, July 10-14, July 24-28; 9 a.m.-noon
Cost: $175 (resident), $220 (nonresident) per week


Arts Avenue for Kids


Arts Avenue for Kids holds full- and half-day theater camps with themes including “Wicked,” “Star Wars,” and “Beauty and the Beast.” Each camp includes theater games, face painting, and a performance. The business is also offering dance punch cards, which are good for either four or seven class sessions. Each week will have a different style or theme of dance.


Arts Avenue, 614 E. University Ave.
512-919-0343
www.artsavenueforkids.com


Ages: 4-7, 6-10, 7-12, 10-15
Dates: weekly June 19-Aug. 11; 9 a.m.-noon, 1 p.m-4 p.m. (half day), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (full day)
Cost: $95 per week (half-day camp), $195 per week (full-day camp), $56 (four dance classes), 90 (seven dance classes)


Georgetown Art Center


Camp sessions will allow students to explore various media, art processes and approaches. Each week of camps will feature a different theme, such as comic book art, “Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them,” “Moana’s Hawaiian Art” and a Pokemon-inspired camp. Camps are divided by age group, and materials are included. Extended care is available.


Georgetown Art Center, 816 S. Main St.
512-275-4040
www.georgetownartcentertx.org


Ages: 4-18
Dates: June 5-Aug.18; 9-11 a.m. or noon, and 1-4 p.m.
Cost: $194 half-day per week (members), $334 full day per week (members); $224 half day per week (nonmembers), $349 full day per week (nonmembers)


The Palace Theatre


The Palace Theatre


The theater will host five two-week summer workshop sessions for ages 7-12 and three three- or four-week workshops for age 13 and up. Session features a different production and focuses on a different theme, including musical theater, acting and comedy, and each session ends with a performance. Extended drop-off and pickup is available.


The Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave.
512-868-3643
www.georgetownpalace.com


Ages: 7-17
Dates: June 5-Aug. 18; 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Cost: $360 per two-week session, $540 per three-week session, $720 per four-week session registration before May 1; $400, $600 and $800 after May 1


Pinot’s Palette


Each day has a different theme, and campers will participate in art activities as well as games. Each day camper will do a painting. A snack is also included.


Pinot’s Palette, 212 W. Seventh St., Ste. 110
512-688-5022
www.pinotspalette.com/georgetown


Ages: 6-10
Dates: July 10-14, July 24-28; 1-4 p.m.
Cost: $199 per week, $50 per day


A Premium Blend Studios


The studio offers a variety of half-day weeklong summer camps, including “A Taste of Premium Blends” sessions, in which children can learn music, acting, singing and dance; a selection of dance techniques; or musical instruments. Other camps include musical theater, youth orchestra, and  filmmaking, The school will also offer a half-day violin camp. Campers may participate in separate morning and afternoon sessions for a full-day camp.


A Premium Blend Studios,
708 S. Austin Ave., Ste. 201
512-630-5338
www.apremiumblend.com/camp.html


Ages: 6-15
Dates: weekly June 6-Aug. 15; 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m.
Cost: $150 per session


Tal Lostracco’s Summer Theatre Camp


High school thespians spend two weeks with instructors to strengthen acting and technical skills at this overnight camp. Only 75 students are accepted into the program.


Southwestern University,
1001 E. University Ave.
512-863-1364
www.talscamp.com


Ages: Students must be attending or entering high school. Graduating seniors may submit a letter of intent to the camp director for approval.
Dates: July 9-23
Cost: $1,550 (includes room and board)







Day Camps


 

Circle of Friends


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 . 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, gardening, daily exercise, cooking and movies. Campers will also participate in community-based outings, such as recycling, grocery shopping and weekly field trips.


GISD campus TBD
512-930-3595
www.camps.georgetown.org


Ages: 12-22
Dates: June 19-22, June 26-29, July 10-13, July 17-20; 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cost: $135 per week (residents),  $170 per week (nonresidents)


Kid City Camp


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.


GISD campus TBD
512-930-3596 
www.camps.georgetown.org


Ages: 5-11 (must have completed kindergarten and excluding those who have completed sixth grade)
Dates: July 10-14, July 17-21, July 24-28, July 31-Aug. 4; 8 a.m.-noon
Cost: $10 per week (residents), $15 per week (nonresidents)


Let’s Make Friends


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.


GISD campus TBD
512-930-3595
www.camps.georgetown.org


Ages: 5-11 (must have completed kindergarten)Dates: June 19-22, June 26-29, July 10-13, July 17-20; 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cost: $135 per week (residents),  $170 per week (nonresidents)


Primrose Summer Adventure Club


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


Primrose School of Georgetown,
2205 Wolf Ranch Parkway
512-868-4000
www.primroseschools.com/schools/georgetown


Ages: 5-12
Dates: weekly June 30-Aug. 16; 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Cost: $250 per week







Sports


 

Adventure Summer Camp


Campers will participate in adventures throughout  the surrounding Hill Country. Activities include four to five field trips per week, a Ninja Zone Class and two gym classes per week as well as weekly swimming. Snacks are provided, but campers must pack a sack lunch except for Fridays when pizza is provided.


Journey Gymnastics,
2524 Shell Road
512-864-1334
www.journeygymtx.com


Ages: 5-12, (completed kindergarten through fifth grade)
Dates: weekly May 30-Aug. 11 (no camp July 4); 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m. (early drop-off and extended afternoon care available from as early as 7:30 a.m. to as late as 5:45 p.m.)
Cost: $170 (two days), $220 (three days), $275 (four-five days), 10 percent discount for siblings available


Arkansas Travel Camp


Participants will travel out of state for an eight-day period and participate in activities, including primitive camping, zip lining, snorkeling, rock climbing and a three-day canoe camping trip on the Kings or Buffalo River.


Georgetown Recreation Center,
1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-930-3596
www.camps.georgetown.org


Ages: 12-17
Dates: June 22-29
Cost: $475 per week (residents), $595 per week (nonresidents)


Basketball Skills Camp


Participants can learn ball handling, shooting, footwork, defense techniques and other related skills. The camp is led by ATX Future coaches, and each week offers coaching on a different skill set.


Georgetown Recreation Center,
1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-930-3596
www.camps.georgetown.org


Ages: 8-17
Dates: June 12-16, June 26-30, July 31- Aug. 4; 8 a.m.-noon
Cost: $115 per week (resident),  $140 per week (nonresident)


British Youth Soccer Camp


Participants can learn soccer skills,
including the 1,000 Touches curriculum, which is packed with foot skills, moves and core techniques taught by Challenger Sports’ British Soccer Academy.


Georgetown Recreation Center,
1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-416-7705
www.challengersports.com


Ages: 6-16 (half-day only), 8-18 (full-day only)
Dates: June 12-16, July 17-21, Aug. 7-11; 8:30-11:30 a.m. (half day), times vary for full-day camp
Cost: varies depending on age


Junior Tennis Academy


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


Georgetown Tennis Center,
400 Serenada Drive
512-930-3595
www.camps.georgetown.org


Ages: 11-18
Dates: weekly June 5-Aug. 11; 10 a.m.-noon
Cost: $80 per week (residents),  $100 per week (nonresidents)


Munchkin Tennis Camp


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


Georgetown Tennis Center,
400 Serenada Drive
512-930-3596
www.camps.georgetown.org


Ages: 5-7
Dates: weekly June 5-Aug. 11; 8-10:30 a.m.
Cost: $70 per week (residents),  $90 per week (nonresidents)


New Mexico Travel Camp


Participants will travel out of state for an eight-day period and participate in activities, including primitive camping, caving at Carlsbad Caverns, rock climbing, dune sledding and backpacking in the White Mountain wilderness.


Georgetown Recreation Center,
1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-930-3596
www.camps.georgetown.org


Ages: 13-17
Dates: July 6-13
Cost: $550 (residents),  $690 (nonresidents)


Pony Pals Summer Camp


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


Northwind Stable, 1355 CR 105, Hutto
512-431-2189
www.northwindstable.com


Ages: 6-12
Dates: June 5-9, June 12-16, June 19-23, June 26-30; 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Cost: $150 for five sessions


Sporties for Shorties


Children can learn over 20 different sports, including floor hockey, bowling, football, baseball, kickball, badminton, sport stacking, four square and disc golf.


Georgetown Recreation Center,
1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-930-3596
www.camps.georgetown.org


Ages: 5-7
Dates: July 17-21; 8 a.m.- noon
Cost: $115 per week (residents), $145 per week (nonresidents)


Sports Mania Camp


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


Georgetown Recreation Center,
1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-930-3596
www.camps.georgetown.org


Ages: 8-10
Dates: June 5-9; 8 a.m.-noon
Cost: $115 per week (residents), $145 per week (nonresidents)


Teen Self Defense Camp


Teens can learn how to recognize and avoid dangerous situations as well as self-defense skills while developing self-confidence, fitness and coordination.


Georgetown Recreation Center,
1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-930-3596
www.camps.georgetown.org


Ages: 12-18
Dates: June 5-9; 8-11 a.m.
Cost: $150 per week (residents),  $190 per week (nonresidents)


 Tennis Camp


Tennis Camp


Participants can learn basic tennis skills. Activities also include non-tennis games and swimming.


Georgetown Tennis Center, 
400 Serenada Drive
512-930-3596 
www.camps.georgetown.org


Ages: 7-12
Dates: weekly June 5-Aug. 11; 8:30 a.m.-noon (morning only), 12:30-3:30 p.m. (afternoon only), 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (full day)
Cost: $80 per week (half day, residents), $100 per week (half day, nonresidents); $140 per week (full day, residents),  $175 per week (full day, nonresidents)


Trilogy Lacrosse


Instruction can help players preparing for high school lacrosse as well as the recruiting landscape. Students must apply for a position in the camp. There are camps for both boys and girls.


Southwestern University,
1001 E. University Ave.
212-796-7987
www.trilogylacrosse.com


Ages: high school students graduating between 2018 and 2024
Dates: June 12-16
Cost: $799, meals and overnight lodging included (extended-day option available)


Volleyball Skills Camp


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.


Georgetown Recreation Center,
1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-930-3596
www.camps.georgetown.org


Ages: 7-14
Dates: June 19-23, July 10-14; 9 a.m.-noon
Cost: $100 (residents), $125 (nonresidents), per week


Welcome to Adventure


This camp take participants on adventures through the Texas Hill Country, including rock climbing, caving, kayaking and horseback riding.


Georgetown Recreation Center,
1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-930-3596
www.camps.georgetown.org


Ages: 11-12
Dates: June 5-9; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Cost: $230 (residents), $290 (nonresidents), per week


Welcome to Adventure


Welcome to Water Adventure


This camp take participants on water adventures through the Texas Hill Country, including rappelling, canoeing, kayaking and Schlitterbahn Water Park.


Georgetown Recreation Center,
1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-930-3596
www.camps.georgetown.org


Ages: 11-12
Dates: June 12-16; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Cost: $230 (residents), $290 (nonresidents), per week


Xcelerate Nike Lacrosse Camp


Boys and girls can improve their lacrosse skills at this camp. All positions are invited at all levels of play. Special goalie instruction as well as pre-camp specialty shooting and defense clinics for boys are also available. Overnight and extended-day camp options are available.


Southwestern University,
1001 E. University Ave.
800-645-3226
www.xceleratelacrosse.com


Ages: 10-18
Dates: June 18-21 (girls), June 18-22 (boys);
9 a.m.-9 p.m. (extended-day camp)
Cost: $475 extended-day camp, $575
overnight (girls); $595 extended-day camp, $695 overnight (boys)


X-Stream Water Sports


This camp includes five days of day trips and a three-day overnight camping experience, including whitewater kayaking, wakeboarding and sailing, and a trip to South Padre Island.


Georgetown Recreation Center,
1003 N. Austin Ave.
512-930-3596
www.camps.georgetown.org


Ages: 12-17
Dates: July 24-Aug. 2; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., some days will be extended
Cost: $440 (residents), $550 (nonresidents)