Parents looking for camps for their children have a number of options to choose from in the Northwest Austin area. This list is not comprehensive.

A+ = Academics

ART = Arts

DAY = Day

NIGHT = Overnight

SP = Sports

1 At Aim & Focus Karate summer camps, students will practice martial arts through games, activities, field trips and karate classes.

Grades K-5th

Dates: June 6-Aug. 12

Cost: $200 (current students), $220 (new students) per week

DAY SP

8516 Anderson Mill Road, Ste. 100, Austin

512-257-8552

www.aimandfocus.com

2 Coaches and mentors at All-Star Sports Camp at SoccerZone Lakeline teach soccer, basketball, dodgeball, capture the flag, volleyball, board games and other activities.

Ages: 5-12

Dates: May 29-Aug. 11 (summer)

Cost: $70 (for full day),$350 (per week of full days); $45 (for half day)-$225 (for week of half-days)

DAY SP

920 Old Mill Road, Cedar Park

512-940-4025

www.allstarsportscamp.org

3 Anderson Mill Limited District summer camps give children the opportunity to swim, play recreational games and express their creativity through a craft each day. Students must have completed kindergarten to be eligible.

Ages: 5-11

Dates: June 12-Aug. 11

Cost: $210 (residents), $230 (nonresidents) per week

DAY SP

11500 El Salido Parkway, Austin

512-258-4104

www.amld.org

4 Students are invited to explore their creativity at Art + Academy’s summer camp. The camp offers themed camps with instruction from experts to increase painting and drawing skills.

Ages: 5-17

Dates: June 5-Aug. 11

Cost: $180-$355 per week

ART DAY

9308 Anderson Mill Road, Ste. 200, Austin

512-812-8070

www.artplusacademy.com

5 Art Amore offers a variety of camps designed to showcase the artistic side of Austin. Artists will learn new skills and try new mediums either in studios or other creative venues throughout the city.

Ages: 5-18

Dates: June 5-Aug. 4

Cost: $350-$850 per week

ART DAY

6507 Jester Blvd., Ste. 107, Austin

512-983-7022

www.artamoreaustin.com

6 At ATX Ballers, basketball coaches teach students fundamental basketball skills. Coaches also lead games and scrimmages. All skill levels are welcome.

Ages: 5-14

Dates: June 6-Aug. 12

Cost: $160-$300 per week

SP

Northwest Hills United Methodist Church,

7050 Village Center Drive, Austin

512-230-8965

www.atxballers.com

7 Austin Ninjas’ weeklong camps include ninja course obstacles, games and team-building activities.

Ages: 5-12

Dates: May 30-Aug. 11

Cost: $225 (half day), $375 (full day) per week

DAY SP

200 Buttercup Creek, Ste. 107A, Cedar Park

512-953-1000

www.austinninjas.com

8 The Austin Parks and Recreation Summer Camp offers an opportunity to experience visual and performing arts, culture and history; celebrate Austin’s diversity; and build community through a variety of different camps.

Ages: 5-15

The dates, times and costs vary by location, and program types are available online.

DAY SP

www.austintexas.gov/department/parks-and-recreation

9 Badgerdog Creative Writing camps are led by professional writers and aim to build an appreciation for reading and writing, strengthen literary skills, exercise creativity and foster friendships.

Ages: 8-17

Dates: June 5-23, July 10-28

Cost: $400-$575 per week

A+ DAY

Griffin School,

5001 Evans Avenue, Austin

512-542-0076

www.austinlibrary.org/creative-writing-camps

10 Bluebonnet School’s camp will explore a variety of science, technology, engineering, art and math topics. Each session will have a theme, and activities include cooking, working with technology, sports and art projects.

Grades: K-4th

Dates: May 29-Aug. 11

Cost: $299 per week

A+ DAY

A Bluebonnet School of Canyon Creek,

10321 Boulder Lane, Austin

512-219-5100

B Bluebonnet School of Cedar Park,

3420 El Salido Parkway, Cedar Park

512-331-9009

www.bluebonnetschool.com

11 At the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area’s 2023 Great Futures Summer Camp, attendees will explore culture, history and people of the world through academics and arts along with lifestyle, character and leadership activities.

Ages: 5-18

Dates: June 6-Aug. 12

Cost: price varies; scholarship opportunities available

A+ DAY

Various locations in Austin

512-444-7199

www.bgcaustin.org

12 Brandy Perryman Shooting Camp is a four-day camp for boys and girls that focuses on all aspects of basketball: shooting, ball handling, offense, defense and position breakdown drills.

Ages: 7-16

Dates: June 5-Aug. 3

Cost: $260-$285 per week

DAY SP

A Anderson High School,

8403 Mesa Drive, Austin

B Brushy Creek Community Center,

16318 Great Oaks Drive, Round Rock

512-799-8891

www.bperrymanshootingcamp.com

13 Camp Fire’s Camp Balcones offers four unique themes per week, during which campers will explore nature, identify plants and animals, swim, kayak, and learn archery.

Ages: 6-14

Dates: June 5-July 28

Cost: $425 per week; scholarships available

DAY SP

Van pickups available at multiple locations

512-349-2111

www.camp-fire.org/summer-camp

14 Camp Jump offers gymnastics, arts and crafts, games, special guests, open play and zen time. Three-, four- or five-day camps with half or full days are available with themes such as robotics, space, rock star and more.

Ages: 3-10

Dates: May 30-Aug. 11

Cost: $195-$375 per week

DAY SP

A 10910 Domain Drive, Austin

B 2117 W. Anderson Lane, Austin

512-593-6226

www.jumpgymnastics.com

15 At Challenger International Soccer Camp, participants help students improve their game, make new friends and learn from industry experts.

Ages: 3-14

Dates: June 19-23; July 25-29

Cost: $125 (ages 3-5), $195 (half day) per week

DAY SP

Pillow Elementary School,

3025 Crosscreek Drive, Austin

512-371-3655

www.challengersports.com

16 Chaparral Ice offers two summer camps. At Camp Avalanche, campers have daily skating lessons, park play, crafts and a field trip to Quest ATX wakeboard park. Campers at Camp de Champs improve their figure skating skills with two lessons a day, arts and crafts, and off-ice training and figure skating discussions.

Ages: 5-13

Dates: May 30-Aug. 11

Cost: $270-$450 per week

DAY SP

2525 W. Anderson Lane, Austin

512-252-8500

www.chaparralice.com

17 Club Pup Kids and Dogs summer camp offers kids and dogs a chance to learn alongside each other. Dogs learn agility, and kids learn about their pet to strengthen their relationship. One counselor works with five participants.

Ages: 9-16

Dates: June 5-July 28

Cost: $475 per week

DAY

13291 Pond Springs Road, Austin

512-249-7255

www.heartsandpaws.com

18 Club Z offers participants two swim days per week; one park day or day with in-house activities; and two days of field trips with outings to places such as Typhoon Texas, bowling, Mt. Playmore and the movies.

Ages: 5-12

Dates: May 26-Aug. 15

Cost: $170 per week

DAY SP

12741 N. US 183, Ste. 200, Austin

512-219-0700

www.zsclubhouse.com

19 CodeWizardsHQ offers virtual summer classes as well as a weeklong Minecraft summer camp. Students will learn a variety of coding skills in Scratch, Python, Java, Minecraft and other software, depending on the program.

Ages: 8-18 (classes), 11-18 (camp)

Dates: June 5-Aug. 24

Cost: $447 (classes), $399 (camp) per week

A+ DAY

800-213-2417

www.codewizardshq.com

20 Art camps at Cordovan Art School are tailored for creative kids of all skill levels. Cordovan offers more than 50 themed camps using a variety of mixed media, including anime, superheroes, clay, pottery, video and game art.

Ages: 5-16

Dates: May 30-Aug. 18

Cost: $270-$570 per week

ART DAY

8108 Mesa Drive, Ste. B102, Austin

737-300-1200

www.cordovanartschool.com

21 Country Home Learning Center camps feature arts and crafts, cooking, science experiences, and trips to local water parks or indoor playgrounds. Themed activities correspond to each camp.

Ages: 6-13

Dates: May 29-Aug. 11

Cost: $245 per week

DAY SP

13120 N. US 183, Austin

512-331-1441

www.countryhomelearningcenter.com

22 Dancers Workshop offers both a summer camp and summer dance intensives. Summer camp themes are Princess, “Frozen,” “Encanto,” Mermaids and Belle, while dance intensives focus on acrobatics, ballet, jazz, contemporary, hip-hop and drill prep.

Ages: 3-10 (summer camps), grades 1-12 (intensives)

Dates: June 5-Aug. 4

Cost: $135-$450 per week

ART DAY

11150 Research Blvd., Ste. 205, Austin

512-349-7197

www.dancersworkshopaustin.com

23 Dive World Austin offers a Seal Team Camp and Teen Scuba Camp. The Seal Team Camp teaches kids scuba skills on missions such as wreck diving and navigation in the facility’s heated indoor pool. The Teen Scuba Camp includes activities in the pool and Lake Travis using the Professional Association of Diving Instructors Open Water diving course, a scuba certification that is valid or life.

Ages: 8-11 (Austin Seal Team), 12-17 (Teen Scuba Camp)

Dates: May 30-Aug. 4 (Austin Seal Team), June 5-July 28 (Teen Scuba Camp)

Cost: $650 (Seal Team Camp), $750 (Teen Scuba Camp) per week

DAY

12129 N. RM 620, Ste. 430, Austin

512-219-1220

www.diveworldaustin.com

24 ESTEAM Learning Labs camps provide children with hands-on opportunities to learn about science, technology, engineering, art and math. Programs include Lego robotics, coding, engineering, technology, Lego movie making, teen filmmaking, comic book creation, animation, video production, drones, forensic science and more.

Ages: 5-17

Dates: June 5-Aug. 4

Cost: $195-$450 per week

A+ DAY

A Austin: Jewish Community Center,

7300 Hart Lane, Austin

B Round Rock: 12 Lake Drive, Round Rock

512-740-3024

www.esteamlearninglabs.com/camps

25 Fantastic Magic Camp aims to teach participants life skills and confidence through magic tricks, juggling and puppets.

Ages: 5-12

Dates: May 30-Aug. 4

Cost: $390 (one week), $780 (two weeks)

ART DAY

A 7500 Woodrow Ave., Austin

B 13609 N. I-35, Austin

512-988-3045

www.magiccamp.com

26 Game Worlds summer camp attendees learn how to build their own video game from game developers. Students bring their vision to life through lessons on programming, design, business, audio and art. By the end of the week, the camper will have created and pitched a video game.

Ages: 8-18

Dates: June 5-Aug. 11

Cost: $695 per week

A+ DAY

7950 Anderson Square, Ste. 109, Austin

337-519-7790

www.gameworldscamp.com

27 Idea Lab Kids offers science, technology, engineering, art and math camps on topics ranging from robotics, coding, 3D printing, engineering, Minecraft and more. The camp curriculum includes hands-on activities teaching critical thinking skills and imagination.

Ages: 5-13

Dates: May 31-Aug. 12

Cost: $375-$413 per week

A+ DAY

A 8620 Burnet Road, Ste. 500, Austin

B 13642 Research Blvd., Austin

512-494-6744

www.idealabkids.com/locations/austin

28 Each week, JWSD Dance Arts summer camps revolve around a theme, and campers learn a routine, play games and make crafts related to that theme. Themes for 2023 camps include Disney, hip-hop/K-pop and more.

Ages: 4-10

Dates: June and July

Cost: $400 per week

ART DAY

12593 Research Blvd., Ste. 100, Austin

512-633-6213

www.jwsd.net

29 KidsActing camps teach students how to sing, act and play through performing arts. Summer camps will offer single- and multiple-week camps, which end with performances for friends and family.

Ages: 4-18

Dates: May 29-Aug. 11

Cost: $385 per week

ART DAY

A Dancer’s Workshop,

11150 Research Blvd., Austin

B Live Oak Unitarian Church,

3315 El Salido Parkway, Cedar Park

C Cedar Park Dance Company,

200 Buttercup Creek Blvd., Cedar Park

512-836-5437

www.kidsactingstudio.com

30 KidStrong Brain + Body camps focus on brain, physical and social-emotional development. Camps reinforce developmental skills, such as confidence, teamwork, physical fitness, social skills and good sportsmanship, through a variety of activities.

Ages: 4-9

Dates: May 30-Aug. 9

Cost: $250 per week

A+ DAY

13776 US 183, Ste. 107, Austin

512-596-4466

www.kidstrong.com/northaustincamps

31 Lonestar Elite Technical Clinics are available to recreational, junior and select players looking to continue to develop soccer skills, build social skills and learn the game with experienced staff. No prior experience is necessary.

Ages: 4-13

Dates: June 5-Aug. 12

Cost: $250 per week

DAY SP

A Town & Country,

13455 Briarwick Drive, Austin

B Milburn Park,

1901 Sun Chase Blvd., Cedar Park

C Papandrea Fields,

1103 Justin Lane, Austin

512-336-5425

www.lonestar-sc.com

32 Mad Science & Crayola Imagine Arts Academy summer programs invite young scientists and artists to participate in a number of hands-on activities.

Ages: 5-12

Dates: May 30-Aug. 11

Cost: $200-450 per week

ART DAY

Various locations in Northwest Austin

512-892-1143

www.austin.madscience.org

www.austin.imagineartsacademy.com

33 Magic Basketball Camps are designed to enhance the game of participants of all skill levels. Professional coaches focus on accurate shooting mechanics, creating offense, shot selection, skill position work, ball handling, passing and explosiveness training.

Ages: 5-13

Dates: June 12-14

Cost: $135 per camp

DAY SP

Austin Sports Center,

1420 Toro Grande Blvd., Cedar Park

512-791-9464

www.magicbasketballclub.com

34 Campers at Neuron Garage’s summer camp use a variety of recycled materials to build solutions to weekly challenges with hands-on collaboration and meaningful discussions.

Ages: 5-12

Dates: June 5-Aug. 11

Cost: $425 per week

A+ DAY

A Magellan International School,

7938 Great Northern Blvd., Austin

B LeafSpring School at Cedar Park,

1651 W. Parmer Lane, Cedar Park

512-593-5393

www.neurongarage.com

35 Quarries Camp features a variety of indoor and outdoor activities, such as a gym, a rock wall, a bounce house, art projects, water games and cooking along with field trips and kayaking.

Ages: 6-12

Dates: May 30-July 7

Cost: $70 (per day), $315 (per week)

DAY SP

11400 N. MoPac, Austin

512-241-0233

https://quarriesrec.org

36 Sweat Athletics Youth Strength and Conditioning Summer Program offers students an eight-week introduction to health and wellness. Camp activities are designed to get kids moving and keep them active.

Ages: 10-18

Dates: June 6-Aug. 3

Cost: $230 for full eight weeks

DAY SP

12129 RM 620, Ste. 590, Austin

512-897-2423

www.sweatathleticsatx.com

37 Campers at Switch Willo Stables take lessons with a group of four riders who lead barn walks to meet and learn about horses along with instruction on tacking up, grooming, care and parts of the horse. The camp also offers arts and crafts, water activities, outdoor games, and indoor games.

Ages: 6-12

Dates: May 29-Aug. 11

Cost: $575 per week

DAY SP

4829 Switch Willo, Austin

512-920-0554

www.switchwillostable.com

38 Tiger Rock Martial Arts offers a skills camp, a full-day camp and extended care where campers learn a variety of martial arts and take scheduled field trips.

Ages: 5-12

Dates: June-August

Cost: $139-$229 per week

DAY SP

12112 N. RM 620, Austin

512-918-8025

www.northaustinmaf.com

39 Thinkery camps use science, technology, engineering, art and math concepts through collaborative games and activities. Camp activities utilize creative problem-solving skills through exploration and a hands-on play-based approach.

Grades: pre-K4 through 5th

Dates: June 5-Aug. 4

Cost: $385-$425 per week

A+ DAY

Meredith Learning Lab

1830 Simond Avenue, Austin

512-469-6201

www.thinkeryaustin.org/camps

40 Triumphant Love Lutheran Church offers two summer camp options. At Camp Hope, children explore Bible stories through hands-on activities, including worship, snacks, art, science and music, while the Child Development Center Day Camp explores topics such as dinosaurs, crafts, robots, space and fantasy.

Ages: 4-11 (Camp Hope), 1-8 (CDC Day Camp)

Dates: July 10-21 (Camp Hope), June 1-Aug. 3 (CDC Day Camp)

Cost: $350 (Camp Hope), $250 (CDC Day Camp) per week

A+ ART DAY

9508 Great Hills Trail, Austin

512-346-5683

www.tllc.org

41 Waterloo Swimming offers three different half-day swim camps, including a swim safety camp; a beginner water polo class; and Sharks and Mermaids camp, which offers an immersive ocean experience. All camps include swim lessons, recreational swim and age-appropriate structured activities.