Summer camp options for your kids in and around Northwest Austin

Check out these options for summer camps in Northwest Austin. (Community Impact Staff)
Check out these options for summer camps in Northwest Austin. (Community Impact Staff)

Check out these options for summer camps in Northwest Austin. (Community Impact Staff)

At All-Star Sports Camp, trained coaches will oversee games of soccer, basketball, dodgeball, capture the flag, volleyball and other games at SoccerZone. The camp is open to a limited number of participants this year.

Ages: 5-12

Dates: May 28-Aug. 13

Cost: $199 per week (half day), $299 per week (full day)

920 Old Mill Road, Cedar Park


512-940-4025 | www.allstarsportscamp.org

Young artists can improve their drawing and painting skills at Art + Academy camps. Classes aim to balance fun with expert instruction to improve campers’ skills.

Ages: 5-17

Dates: June 1-Aug. 13

Cost: $320 (per week)

9308 Anderson Mill Road, Ste. 200, Austin

512-701-8070 | www.artclassesaustin.com

Art Amore Excursion & Studio offers creative studio camps and excursion camps to help young artists discover and expand their skills. Each camp has a unique theme, and groups are kept small.

Ages: 4-16

Dates: May 31-Aug. 20

Cost: $350-$590

6507 Jester Blvd., Ste. 107, Austin

512-983-7022 | www.artamoreaustin.com

At Austin Ninjas, campers have training sessions on the various ninja obstacle courses, play group games and create their own obstacle course designs.

Ages: 5-12

Dates: June 1-Aug. 13

Cost: $300 per week

6001 W. Parmer Lane, Ste. 430, Austin

512-514-0555 | www.austinninjas.com

Bluebonnet Summer Camp is offering seven unique sessions for campers to learn about cultures, customs, traditions, food and art from across the world. The curriculum of the camp focuses on science, technology, engineering, art and math. Campers can also play at the camp’s swimming pool, playground area and large splash pad.

Ages: completed kindergarten to 5th grade

Dates: June 1-Aug. 11

Cost: $250-$275

10321 Boulder Lane, Austin

3420 El Salido Parkway, Cedar Park

512-219-5100 (Canyon Creek) | 512-331-9009 (Cedar Park) | www.bluebonnetschool.com

Camp Doublecreek, which celebrates its 50th year of hosting day camps for kids this summer, offers more than 30 outdoor activities for campers. The camp offers free transportation from pickup spots around the Austin area.

Ages: 4-14

Dates: June 1-Aug. 13

Cost: $410 (per week with discounts for multiple weeks and siblings)

800 Double Creek Drive, Round Rock

512-255-3661 | www.campdoublecreek.com

Camp Jump’s theme-based camps include a variety of activities, such as gymnastics, interactive centers, yoga, arts and crafts, games, music and dance.

Ages: 3-10

Dates: June 7-Aug. 13

Cost: $265-$470 per week

Jump Gymnastics, 2117 W. Anderson Lane, Austin

512-593-6226 | www.jump-austin.com

Cordovan Art School campers learn from artist-educators and create works of art in various mediums, such as clay, painting, drawing, sculpture, anime and drama. COVID-19 safety measures are in place, according to Cordovan Art School.

Ages: 5-16

Dates: May 26-Aug. 19

Cost: $107-$449 (per week, supply fee additional)

8108 Mesa Drive, Ste. B-102, Austin

737-300-1200 | www.cordovanartschool.com

Dive World Summer Camp is holding three separate scuba camps for kids and teens interested in diving. The Seal Team Camp is not a scuba certification, but prepares young divers with basic diving skills for certification. Dive World’s Teen Scuba Camp gets teens to achieve certification and the Teen Advanced Open Water + Specialties camp is a new offering for teens holding certifications that are looking to take their diving skills to the next level.

Ages: 8-18

Dates: June 7-Aug. 13

Cost: $550-$675

Dive World Austin, 12129 N. RM 620, Ste. 440, Austin

512-219-1220 | www.diveworldaustin.com

ESTEAM Learning Labs is hosting a handful of different camps this year for kids with varying interests. Camps include a Lego creation lab, two Battle Bots camps, a comic book creation week, a YouTube content creation camp and a Lego engineering camp for junior kids.

Ages: 5-14

Dates: June 1-Aug. 12

Cost: $350-$400 (per week)

Dell Jewish Community Center, 7300 Hart Lane, Austin

512-740-3024 | www.esteamlearninglabs.com/camps

Fantastic Magic Camp teaches magic, juggling and puppetry through an inclusive day camp environment. Each day ends with a show from a professional magician, juggler or clown.

Ages: 5-12

Dates: June 7-Aug. 20 (in person)

Cost: $650 (two weeks)

7500 Woodrow Ave., Austin

512-988-3045 | www.magiccamp.com

Game Worlds campers learn from game developers and build their own video games. Developers help students bring their vision to life by teaching campers programming, design, business, audio engineering, art and business presentation. Students end each week with a playable game they have created themselves.

Ages: 8-18

Dates: June 14-Aug. 20

Cost: $550-$650 (per week)

Austin Community College Northridge, 11928 Stonehollow Drive, Austin

512-609-0052 | www.gameworldscamp.com

JWSD Dance Arts North Dance Camps students can explore dance through hip-hop, jazz, theater, crafts and games. Camp runs Tuesday through Friday, 1-4 p.m. This year, camp is offered in small group sizes in order to provide a safe camp experience.

Ages: 5-6 and 7-10

Dates: every week in June and July

Cost: $200 (per student)

12687 Research Blvd., Austin

512-633-6213 | www.jwsd.net

This year, kidsActing Summer Camp is offering single and multiple week camps. Each camp ends with performances for friends and family.

Ages: 4-18

Dates: May 31-Aug. 13

Cost: $265-$365 (per week)

Multiple locations

512-836-5437 | www.kidsactingstudio.com

Campers at Magic Shot Doc & Hall of Fame Camps can improve their shooting percentage and learn new scoring techniques by training with professional coaches. Drills focus on mechanics, fundamentals of movement, dribbling and jumping while preventing injury.

Ages: kindergarten-12th grade

Dates: June 7-9, June 28-30, July 26-28

Cost: $135

Multiple locations

512-791-9464 | www.magicbasketballclub.com

Quarries Camp is an activity-based camp for kids to have fun over the summer with a faith-based mission.

Ages: 5-12

Dates: first week of June to last week of July

Cost: $65 (per day), $285 (per week)

11400 N. MoPac, Austin

512-241-0233 | https://quarriesrec.org

Campers with a passion for Minecraft can participate in a variety of themed camp options. The Scholar Ship Gaming Camps has added a Spanish language camp to help teach kids a second or third language. Other camp themes include arts and crafts, astronomy and climate change science.

Ages: 5-12

Dates: May 31-Aug. 17

Cost: $250 (per week)

6001 W. Parmer Lane, Ste. 390, Austin

512-333-4684 | www.thescholarship.rocks

Triumphant Love Lutheran Church’s Camp Hope teaches lessons and stories from the Bible through worship, activities, snacks, art, STEM, drama and music. The theme of this year’s camp is “Action Packed.”

Ages: 4-12

Dates: July 12-16, 19-23

Cost: $150 (with discounts for additional siblings)

9508 Great Hills Trail, Austin

512-346-5683 | www.tllc.org

Waterloo Swimming is offering two camps this summer, with one geared toward novice-level swimmers who want to learn more about water safety awareness and develop stronger swim skills, and another for more experienced swimmers to strengthen skills through guided swims, games and crafts.

Ages: grades 1-6

Dates: June 7-July 29

Cost: $160 (per week)

Waterloo Swimming Northwest, 12332 N. RM 620, Austin

Waterloo Swimming Central, 3200 W. Anderson Lane, Austin

512-401-3404 | www.waterlooswimming.com

At Wet & Wild Adventure Camp, kids go on a different field trip every day. Activities include swimming in pools, lakes, rivers and water parks as well as trips to arcades, go-kart tracks and more.

Ages: 6-15

Dates: June 21-25, July 19-23, Aug. 2-6

Cost: $400-$480 (per week)

Balcones District Park, 12017 Amherst Drive, Austin (drop-off/pickup location)

512-771-3188 | www.wetwildcamp.com
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