Abacus Brain Gym
Dates: June 15-Aug. 14
Cost: $195-$295 per week
8650 Spicewood Springs Road, Ste. 124
Dates: May 26-Aug. 28
Cost: $325 (financial assistance available)
Mobile camp with drop-off and pickup locations around Austin.
This mobile camp offers educational field trips for ages four through 15 with an additional focus on health and fitness. Weekly themes include nature, the arts, Texas and diversity. Campers explore Austin via Capital Metro.
St. Gabriel’s Catholic School Saber Summer Camps
Dates: June 1-Aug 14 (dates vary by camp)
Cost: $190 and up (price varies by camp)
2500 Wimberly Lane, Austin
St. Gabriel’s Catholic School is offering a variety of camps this summer for ages three through eighth grade with both morning and afternoon options. Activities include basketball, volleyball, chess, STEAM, Just Imagine Theater and more.
Art + Academy
Dates: June 8-Aug. 7
Cost: $245 per week
2300 Lohmans Spur Road, Ste. 190
Austin Film Society
Dates: June 1-Aug. 14
Cost: $599 (discounts for current students)
Austin Public, 1143 Northwestern Ave., Austin
Band Aid School of Music-National Champion Rock Band School
Dates: June 3-Aug. 16
Cost: $250-$559 per session
Riverbend Church, 4214 N. Capital of Texas Hwy., Austin
2309 Thornton, Studio E, Austin
Beginner and advanced singers, guitarists, bass players, drummers and keyboardists learn about songwriting, music production and performance in 11-day rock camp sessions. Students ages four to 18 will play a show at Stubb’s BBQ, record in a studio and make music videos. Beginner, advanced, legend and improve camps are offered, and half- and full-day camp experiences are available.
Camp One World “The Emperor’s New Clothes”
Dates: June 8-12 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (camp); June 13 at noon (final performance)
Cost: $240 (first camper), $190 (siblings)
7701 Bee Caves Road, Austin
512-330-9500, ext .130
Campers ages five through 14 audition on June. 8 to determine roles, have a week full of activities and rehearsals and perform on Saturday in costume with lines, singing and dancing on the One World Theatre stage. Full scholarships are available for military families.
Dates: Starts May 26
2300 Lohmans Spur Road, Ste.160, Lakeway
The performing arts center offers half-day, full-day and mini-camps in musical theater, acting, singing, visual arts and dance for children ages three through 18.
YMCA of Austin
Dates: May 26-Aug. 7
Cost: $164-$275 per week
McKinney Roughs Nature Park
Dates: June 15-Aug. 14
Cost: $225 per week
McKinney Roughs Nature Park, 1884 W. Hwy. 71, Cedar Creek
The Lower Colorado River Authority offers an outdoor camp for kids ages 5-12 and a teen adventure camp for ages 13-15. Day camps revolve around different outdoor themes and activities. Austin shuttle service is available for $75 per week.
Spicewood Country School and Camp
Dates: June 1-Aug. 14
Dates: May 31-Aug. 1
4100 San Antonio Hwy., Kerrville
TLC is a week-long summer camp for children ages 7-16 dedicated to serving children from Texas who have type 1 diabetes, pediatric cancer or Down Syndrome. Activities include swimming, fishing, riding horses and more.
Austin Bat Cave
Dates: July 13-17
Cost: $1,300, need-based scholarships available
This week long, overnight writing retreat for young authors ages 13 to 17 is dedicated to fiction, poetry and autobiographical storytelling. Campers will participate in daily creative writing workshops taught by local writers, guest speakers and educators while experiencing the lifestyle of a university campus.
Austin Ridge Bible Church-VBS
Dates: July 27-July 30 (half day)
Cost: $25 (includes a T-shirt)
9300 Bee Caves Road, Austin
Rocky River Ranch
Dates: May 31- June 5, June 7-19, June 21-30, July 5-10, July 12-24, July 26-31.
Cost: $1,075 (one week), $1,700 (10 days), $2,150 (two weeks)
100 Flite Acres Road, Wimberley
Rocky River Ranch is a private sleep-away camp for girls ages seven through 14. Campers have rotating activity periods each day and choose which activities to participate in. Camps are divided into week-long, 11-day and two-week sessions. A day camp for K-2 girls is also offered for $225 per week.
Austin Youth Fitness
Dates: June 1-5, 8-12, 15-19, 22-36; Aug. 3-7
Cost: $250 per session
Casis Elementary School, 2710 Exposition Blvd., Austin
Austin Youth Fitness was Formerly Young Guns Fitness Fun, and campers stay active through running and cycling camps. Running camps take place at Casis Elementary School. Cycling camp begins at Westenfield Park and continues through the area. The campus serves children in kindergarten through fifth grade.
Hill Country Indoor
Dates: June-15 (summer camp fair April 13)
13875 Bee Cave Parkway, Bee Cave
A wipeout camp will utilize playscape and climbing walls while the sports camp will offer soccer, baseball, basketball and volleyball team play. Lunch and T-shirt included. The campus serves children ages five through 12.
Life Ki-do Martial Arts
Dates: June 1-5, 8-12,15-19; July 13-17, 20-24,27-31, 20-24; Aug. 3-7
Cost: $175-$199 per session
3636 Bee Caves Road, Ste. 212, West Lake Hills
Sessions serving children ages five through 10 include martial arts drills, a ninja obstacle course, use of padded nunchuks and swords and team-building activities.
Red Arena Horse Camp
Dates: June 2-July 24 (Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Cost: $600 per week
1601 Bell Springs Road, Dripping Springs
This inclusive horse camp for kids ages five through 12 and catering to all ability levels is limited to 8 riders per week. Paperwork and screening are required prior to acceptance into camp. This year the camp is adding advanced and beginner rider options.