From the art of golf to the nuance of art, here is the 2021 New Braunfels Camp Guide

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Courtesy Alla Prima Art Studio
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Courtesy Calvary Baptist Church and Academy
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Courtesy New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department
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Cooks with Books. (Courtesy New Braunfels Parks and Recreation department.)

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 New Braunfels area. This list is not comprehensive.



Spring Break Camp

Fischer Park Spring Break Nature Camp

Campers will discover the great outdoors. Participants must bring a sack lunch, water bottle, change of clothes and sunscreen each day. Snacks will be provided. Staff available for participant arrival at 7:30am and afternoon pick-up until 6pm. Pre-registration required.



DAY

Dates: March 15-19

Cost: $120

Ages: 6-10

Fischer Park Nature Education Center

1946 Monarch Way, New Braunfels

830-221-4378

https://parksonline.nbtexas.org/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/splash

Healthy Kids Running Series

Healthy Kids Running Series is a five week running program hosted by Resolute Health Hospital. Each series takes place once a week and offers a variety of races. Kids compete each week for a chance to earn points and the boys and girls who accumulate the most points in their respective distances will be awarded trophies at the end of the series. Registration fees cover the entire five weeks of the series.

DAY SP

Dates: April 11, 18, 25 and May 2 and 9

Cost: $35 (before March 21), $40 (after March 21) or $10 (for a single race)

Ages: Pre-K through 8th grade

Resolute Health Hospital

555 Creekside Crossing, New Braunfels

830-550-6000

https://runsignup.com/Race/TX/NewBraunfels/HealthyKidsRunningSeriesNewBraunfelsTX

Junior Golf Camp

Participants will learn the history of golf, short game and full swing fundamentals, rules and etiquette. Campers are encouraged to bring their own golf clubs if possible but are not required to have their own set.

DAY SP

Date: March 17-19

Cost: $85

Age: 7-12

Landa Park Golf Course at Comal Springs

180 Golf Course Rd., New Braunfels

830-221-4340

www.landaparkgolfcourse.com

Slumber Falls Spring Work Camp

Campers can volunteer for a weekend of service projects around the camp such as carpentry, grounds keeping, painting and refinishing floors.

DAY

Dates: March 12-14

Cost: Free

Ages: Open to all ages

Slumber Falls Camp

3610 River Road, New Braunfels

830-625-2212

www.slumberfalls.org

Summer Camps

Alla Prima Art Camps

Young artists can participate in a variety of five-day camps that each focus on a theme or art style like painting camp, clay camp, dollhouse camp and drawing bootcamp. Camps are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. or 2-5 p.m. and include supplies, snacks and instruction.

DAY ART

Dates: May 31-July 23

Cost: $225-$260

Ages: 5-13

1386 Industrial Dr., Ste. 100, New Braunfels

830-609-9292

http://www.allaprimaartstudio.com/summercamps

All About the Bass

Intermediate and advanced bass players can spend five days learning to be the glue of a band with this immersive camp focused on playing bass.

DAY ART

Dates: Aug. 2-6

Cost: $300

Ages: 12-17

School of Rock New Braunfels

940 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels

830-358-1110

wwww.schoolofrock.com

Calvary Camps

Calvary Baptist Church and Academy will offer half-day, week long camps throughout the summer for children aged three to rising seniors in high school. Campers can participate in topical camps that focus on athletics, education, coding, survival skills, art and more.

DAY SP ART +

Dates: June 7-July 30

Cost: $150 (per camper per week, some camps will include additional fees for supplies)

Ages: 3-5 years, rising 1st-12th grades

Calvary Baptist Church and Academy

177 W. Klein Rd., New Braunfels

830-542-2424

www.cbatexas.org/camps

Camp Minnehaha

Camp Minnehaha offers several themed sessions of day camp throughout summer, including Down on the Farm, Back in Time, Marvelous Magic, Camp Rewind and more. Campers will participate in arts and crafts, sports, games, special events and more. Each participant must bring a lunch, water bottle, swim suit, sunscreen and a towel and sessions will be limited capacity.

DAY

Dates: June 1-Aug. 20

Cost: $120 (per resident of New Braunfels per session) or $130 (per non-resident per session)

Ages: 5-12

Landa Recreation Center

164 Landa Park Drive, New Braunfels

830-608-2167

www.nbtexas.org/parks

Christian Youth Theater Camp

Young thespians can join one of CYT’s five themed summer theater camps that will focus on building performance skills, confidence and teamwork. Each camp will conclude with a performance for family and friends. In-person campers will adhere to health and safety protocols and virtual camps will be available.

DAY ART

Dates: June 21-July 30

Cost: $125-$225, discounts available for those facing financial hardship (email md@cytsanantonio.org)

Ages: 4-18

Christian Youth Theater

1389 Industrial St., Ste. C, New Braunfels

830-302-2298

www.cytsanantonio.org/camps

Cooks with Books

Campers can put on their cooking hats and learn to make recipes from author Laura Numeroff’s If You Give... book series.

DAY

Dates: June 21-25 and Aug. 2-6

Cost: $55

Ages: 3-5

Westside Community Center

2932 S. IH Frontage Road, New Braunfels

830-221-4301

www.newbraunfels.libguides.com

Das Rec Futsal Camp

Campers will learn to play futsal, a fast paced, small-sided soccer game. Activities will include foot skill training, technical drills, small games and scrimmages.

DAY SP

Dates: June 14-18, July 12-16

Cost: $100 (per child aged 3-5 per week), $170 (per child aged 6-15 per week)

Ages: 3-15

Das Rec

345 Landa St., New Braunfels

469-713-2737

www.challengersports.com

Fashion Designer - Talented Expressions

Campers will learn design principles, sketching, color and pattern coordination, costume design and fashion history. Participants will be grouped into “design teams” for a variety of activities and create designs with patterned paper, ribbons, colorful sequins and more.

DAY ART

Dates: July 26-30

Cost: $88

Ages: 8-12

Westside Community Center

2932 S. IH Frontage Road, New Braunfels

830-221-4301

www.newbraunfels.libguides.com

Fischer Park Nature Camp

Campers will discover nature through five days of fun-filled activities and citizen science in a safe setting. Each session will have different activities to introduce campers to the great outdoors and will include kayaking and fishing. Campers must bring a sack lunch, water bottle, change of clothes and sunscreen each day.

DAY

Dates: June 1-August 20 (each session of camp is Mon.-Fri., 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.)

Cost $120

Ages 6-10

Fischer Park Nature Education Center

1946 Monarch Way, New Braunfels

830-221-4378

https://parksonline.nbtexas.org/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/splash

Landa Park Adventurers

Explore all that Landa Park has to offer with visits to the Landa Park Aquatic Center, Panther Canyon, Landa Lake and the miniature golf course. Campers will play water games, have a paint fight and more.

DAY

Dates: July 19-23, Aug. 9-13

Cost: $55

Ages: 6-8 and 9-12

Landa Park Pavilion 6

164 Landa Park Dr., New Braunfels

830-221-4350

www.nbtexas.org

Princess Dance Camp

From 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Mon.-Fri., dancers will learn ballet, techniques, choreography, games and crafts with princess theming. Camp will end with a short performance and Dance by Design will host several other themed camps throughout the summer.

DAY SP

Dates: June 1-4, June 28-July 2 and July 26-30

Cost: $140-$175

Ages: 3-10

Dance by Design Studios

1551 N. Walnut Ave., Ste. 34, New Braunfels

830-214-0132

www.dancebydesignstudios.com/summer-camps

Rock 101 Camp

Aspiring rock stars can learn about their chosen instrument through a week of musical activities, games and a concert for family and friends at the end of camp. This camp is designed for beginners who want to explore the world of music.

DAY ART

Dates: June 7-11, July 19-23

Cost: $365

Ages: 7-12

School of Rock New Braunfels

940 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels

830-358-1110

wwww.schoolofrock.com

Slumber Falls Camp

Slumber Falls Camp will offer eight sessions of camp this summer where campers will learn about faith, build friendships and participate in outdoor activities and sports. Day camps are divided by theme and overnight camps are divided by grade level. Dates for 2021 day camps are tentative and subject to change.

DAY NIGHT

Dates: June 20-July 24 (overnight camps) and June 28-July 16 (day camps)

Cost: $250-$530 per week

Ages: Grades 1-12

Slumber Falls Camp

3610 River Road, New Braunfels

830-625-2212

www.slumberfalls.org/summer-camp/

Secret Agent Academy

The Secret Agent Academy will teach campers to decode messages, dust for fingerprints, come up with code names and make spy-themed crafts.

DAY

Dates: June 14-18

Cost: $55

Ages: 6-8

Westside Community Center

2932 S. IH Frontage Road, New Braunfels

830-221-4301

www.newbraunfels.libguides.com

T Bar M Day Camp

Christian camps are held in New Braunfels on Mon.-Fri., from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and offer activities, Bible studies and games for younger campers. Each camper will need to bring a bagged lunch and groups will be kept small to promote social distancing.

DAY

Dates: June 21-August 6

Cost: $330/week

Ages: grades K-4

T Bar M Camps & Retreats

2549 Hwy. 46, New Braunfels

830-620-4263

www.tbarm.org

T Bar M Family Camp

Families can enjoy up to a week away from home filled with rest, fun activities, and time to reflect and reconnect with each other and God. Each week includes a guest speaker for the whole family.

NIGHT

Dates: May 30-August 12

Cost: $50 (per infant per week), $265-$445 (per child age 2-12 per week), $335-$495 (per adult age 13 or over per week)

Ages: all ages welcome

T Bar M Camps & Retreats

2549 Hwy. 46, New Braunfels

830-620-4263

www.tbarm.org

T Bar M Overnight Camp

T Bar M offers several overnight camps throughout the summer for a variety of age groups and grade levels. Camps include swim camp, Camp Travis and Base Camp.

NIGHT SP

Dates: May 30-August 7

Cost: $1030-$1325 per week

Ages: completed grades 1-11

T Bar M Camps & Retreats

2549 Hwy. 46, New Braunfels

830-620-4263

www.tbarm.org

Texas Ski Ranch

Campers can participate in overnight or day camps where they will participate in activities such as kneeboarding, wakeboarding, wake surfing and more. All camps will group participants by age and

skill level.


DAY SP

Dates: June 21-25, Aug. 2-6

Cost: $249 per week (adventure camp), $399 per week (half-day camp), $799 per week (full-day camp), $1,045 per week (overnight camp).

Ages: 5 and older

Texas Ski Ranch

6700 IH 35 N., New Braunfels

830-627-2843

www.texasskiranch.com/summer-camp

Totally Tubular Everything

Dancers will explore tap, ballet, jazz, hip hop and musical theatre through choreography from the studio’s 80s-themed recital “It’s Totally Tubular.” Camp will end with a short performance and Dance

by Design will host several other themed camps throughout the summer.


DAY SP

Dates: June 14-18

Cost: $175

Ages: 4-12

Dance by Design Studios

1551 N. Walnut Ave., Ste. 34, New Braunfels

830-214-0132

www.dancebydesignstudios.com/summer-camps

Virtual Camps

Circle Arts Kids Camp

Aspiring actors can participate in one or two weeks of camp to learn theater games, exercises, music and choreography. Camp may be held in person or virtually, according to Circle Arts Theatre staff,

and final information will be announced online.


DAY ART

Dates: July 12-23

Cost: $100-$200

Ages: 2nd-9th grade

Circle Arts Theatre

124 Elizabeth Ave., New Braunfels

830-620-4848

www.circleartstheatre.org

By Lauren Canterberry
Lauren began covering New Braunfels for Community Impact Newspaper in 2019. Her reporting focuses on education, development, breaking news and community interest stories. Lauren is originally from South Carolina and is a graduate of the University of Georgia.


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