GUIDE: 2021 spring break, summer camps in Frisco

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From academic camps to sports camps, Frisco has a variety to choose from. Here is a list of local youth summer camps across the area.

Spring break camps

1. Bricks 4 Kidz

Children will learn how to build detailed designs with Lego bricks. Ages 5 and older. March 8-12. $77-$350. Frisco School of Music and Performing Arts, 9255 Preston Road.

214-784-0687. www.bricks4kidz.com/frisco


2. Canyons Climbing Gym

Campers will learn the basic techniques associated with rock climbing, such as proper climbing techniques, footwork and how to “read” routes. Ages 6-14. March 8-12. $35/day. Canyons Rock Climbing Gym, 7164 Technology Drive, Ste. 202, Frisco.

214-872-2992. www.canyonsclimbinggym.com

3. Growing IQ

Participants will do hands-on science, technology, engineering, art and math activities. Grades K-5. Weekly camps will be offered the entire month of March. $175-$375 per week. Growing IQ, 2930 Preston Road, Ste. 160, Frisco.

469-305-2126. www.txgrowingiq.com

4. Make Expression

Children will be able to take part in a spring art camp where they will create unique art projects each day. Age 4 and older. March 9-12. $50-$225. Make Expression, 2995 Preston Road, Ste. 1535, Frisco.

214-494-8375. www.makeexpression.com

5. North Texas Performing Arts-Frisco

Children will participate in a drama camp or theater intensive. Each day will be themed around popular children’s stories. Grades K-12. March 8-12. $40-$80 per day, $250 per week. North Texas Performing Arts-Frisco, 6500 Preston Road, Ste. 101, Frisco.

972-422-2575. www.northtexasperformingarts.org

6. Richwoods Academy

Young campers will learn essential tennis skills, such as technique, endurance and strategy from noon to 7 p.m daily throughout spring break. Ages 4-12. March 8-12. $150-$170. Richwoods Academy, 4633 Coit Road, Frisco.

469-279-1987. www.richwoodsacademy.com

7. World Olympics Gymnastics Academy Frisco

The camp will include gymnastics training, games, arts and crafts. Ages 3 and older. March 9-13. $40-$50. WOGA Gymnastics Frisco, 5936 Nancy Jane Lane, Frisco.

972-712-9642. www.woga.net

8. Write On!

Attendees of this camp can choose from full-day, morning or afternoon sessions, which feature writing activities, focused lessons, independent and group writing, and sharing creative works. March 8-12. $199-$399. Grades 2-12. 7027 Hickory St., Ste. 200, Frisco.

214-915-2155. www.writeonfrisco.com

9. Young Chefs Academy

The camp will allow participants to work on sweet and savory recipes with secret ingredients. Ages 6-14. March 8-11. $230-$275. Young Chefs Acadmey, 8855 Preston Trace Blvd., Ste. 100, Frisco.

972-335-4449. www.youngchefsacademy.com

Summer camps

Academic

1. Bricks 4 Kidz

Children can learn how to build detailed designs with Lego bricks. Themed camps include superheroes, "Star Wars," and pirates and princesses. Ages 5 and older. May 31-Aug. 6. $77-$350. Various Frisco locations.

214-784-0687. www.bricks4kidz.com/frisco

2. Growing IQ

Participants will do hands-on science, technology, engineering, art and math activities and more. Grades K-6. June 9-July 31. $175-$375. Growing IQ, 2930 Preston Road, Ste. 160, Frisco.

469-305-2126. www.growingiq.com

Arts

3. 4 the Love of Dance

Younger children can spend a week singing, dancing and making tiaras, while children ages 6-10 will play games, sing, make crafts, and learn the fundamentals of ballet and jazz funk through a dance intensive. Ages 3-10. Dates TBD. $145-$165. 4681 Ohio Drive, Ste. 108, Frisco.

214-708-5690. www.4theloveofdancefrisco.com

4. Frisco School of Music and Performing Arts

The school offers music, art, dance and theater camps throughout the summer. Each camp is geared toward a particular age group. Ages 4-14. June 7-July 30. $158-$232. Frisco School of Music and Performing Arts, 9255 Preston Road, Frisco.

214-436-4058. www.fsmfspa.com

5. Frisco School of Rock

At this performance-based music camp, participants explore their instruments and learn the basics of rehearsing, performing and working with music professionals. Ages 7-18. June 1-Aug. 7. $125. 6891 W. Main St., Frisco.

214-872-2878. www.frisco.schoolofrock.com

6. Make Expression

Children will be able to take part in a number of art camps, including creating a new game or learning about a famous artist. Ages 5-12. Final summer dates TBD. $50-$225. 2995 Preston Road, Ste. 1535, Frisco.

214-494-8375. www.makeexpression.com

7. North Texas Performing Arts-Frisco

A variety of camps will be held this summer, including Act and Drama, Exploring Theatre and Full Day Production. Campers will participate in visual and performing art activities and play theater games. Grades K-12. June 7-Aug. 6. $225-$249. North Texas Performing Arts-Frisco, 6500 Preston Road, Ste. 101, Frisco.

972-422-2575. www.northtexasperformingarts.org

8. One River School of Art + Design Art camps

The school’s camps will offer participants a variety of activities such as painting, drawing, sculpting and digital art. Grades K-12. End of May to the first week of August. Final dates TBD. $325-$350. One River School of Art + Design, 3288 Main St., Ste. 102, Frisco.

469-362-8136. www.oneriverschool.com

9. Write On!

Attendees of this camp can choose from full-day, morning or afternoon sessions, which feature writing activities, focused lessons, independent and group writing, and sharing creative works. March 8-12. $199-$399. Grades 2-12. 7027 Hickory St,, Ste. 200, Frisco.

214-915-2155. www.writeonfrisco.com

10. Young Chefs Academy

The fully immersive culinary camp will give participants tips and tricks as they cook and bake their way through daily surprises and challenges. Ages 6-14. May 24-Aug. 6. $230-$275. 8855 Preston Trace Blvd., Ste. 100, Frisco.

972-335-4449. www.youngchefsacademy.com

Summer day camps

11. Kidventure

Kidventure offers weekly adventures for children to enjoy this summer. Activities include game creation, swimming and field trips. Ages 6-12. May 24-Aug. 6. $285 per week. Frisco Athletic Center, 5828 Nancy Jane Lane, Frisco.

214-303-9789. www.kidventure.com

Sports

12. Canyons Climbing Gym

Campers will learn the basic techniques associated with rock climbing, such as proper climbing techniques, footwork and how to “read” routes. Ages 6-14. June 1-Aug. 11. $35/day. Canyons Climbing Gym, 7164 Technology Drive, Ste. 202, Frisco.

214-872-2992. www.canyonsclimbinggym.com

13. Eagle Gymnastics Academy Summer Gymnastics Camp

The academy will host themed camps throughout the summer. Participants will learn gymnastics, play games and make crafts. Ages 3-12. June 7-Aug. 5. $145-$250. Eagle Gymnastics Academy, 6085 Sports Village Road, Frisco.

972-712-4644. www.eaglegymnastics.com

14. Lakes Tennis Academy

Participants get two hours of tennis instruction and one hour of free swim in this summer camp. Ages 4-14. June-August. Final dates TBD. $225-$360. 4000 Legacy Drive, Frisco.

972-668-5253. www.lakestennis.com

15. World Olympics Gymnastics Academy Frisco

Campers will participate in gymnastics training, trampoline, games, arts and crafts, and other activities. Ages 3 and older. June 1-Aug. 7. $180-$230. WOGA Gymnastics Frisco, 5936 Nancy Jane Lane, Frisco.

972-712-9642. www.woga.net
By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the Frisco and McKinney editions.


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