2020 Camp Guide: Spring break and summer camps in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake

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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 Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake areas. This list is noncomprehensive.


Spring break camps



Around the World Camp

Taste Buds Kitchen in Southlake allows children to sample global cuisines with two different programs: one for 4-8 year olds and one for 9-13 year olds. Young chefs can try foods from Italy, Thailand, China and Mexico. Ages 4-13. March 9-13. $49 (ages 4-8), $60 (ages 9-13).

Taste Buds Kitchen

2140 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake

817-488-0538

www.tastebudskitchen.com




Cross Timbers Spring Break Nature Camp

Campers can explore nature and participate in outdoor activities, such as hiking, creating art and learning about the local ecosystem, at the Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve. Before- and after-camp care will be available. Ages 5-11. March 9-13. $141 (residents), $176 (nonresidents).

Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve

355 Bob Jones Road, Southlake

817-748-8019

www.experiencesouthlaketexas.com




Flavor Camp

Young chefs will learn about cooking and discover how to make flavorful snacks and dishes. Ages 8-12. March 9-13. $129 (REC members), $139 (nonmembers).

The REC of Grapevine

1175 Municipal Way, Grapevine

817-410-3450

www.gograpevine.com




Lights, Camera, Action!

Campers can explore their creative side while learning lines, adopting characters, singing songs, wearing costumes and performing on stage. Ages 8-12. March 9-13. $160 (REC members), $170 (nonmembers).

The REC of Grapevine

1175 Municipal Way, Grapevine

817-410-3450

www.gograpevine.com




Little Veterinarian School

Over the course of five days, children will learn how to assess, measure and examine a dog’s health. They will learn about what to do if a dog is injured, how to inspect and remove ticks, the importance of nutrition and other important aspects of caring for canines. Ages 6-11. March 9-13. $312.

Colleyville Senior Center

2512 Glade Road, Colleyville

817-503-1180

www.colleyvilleparksandrec.com




Multi-Sport Camps

This camp allows children to explore their interests in multiple sports by playing in games and scrimmages. There are two programs: an option for prekindergarten-aged children and an option for older children. These are two different time slots. Ages 3-12. March 9-13. $66 (residents ages 3-4), $83 (nonresident ages 3-4); $199 (residents ages 5-12), $249 (nonresidents ages 5-12).

Champions Club at The Marq Southlake

285 Shady Oaks Drive, Southlake

817-748-8019

www.experiencesouthlaketexas.com



The REC Spring Break Camp

Children can play indoor games, swim at the aquatic center, make crafts and go on field trips at this spring break camp offered at The REC of Grapevine. Campers will need to bring daily packed lunches, bathing suits and towels. Ages 7-12. March 9-13. $140 (REC members), $150 (nonmembers).

The REC of Grapevine

1175 Municipal Way, Grapevine

817-410-3450




Rookie Baseball Camp

Colleyville’s baseball camp teaches young athletes the rules of the game and fundamental skills, such as hitting, pitching and teamwork. Ages 4-6. March 9-12. $156.

Colleyville City Park

5201 Bransford Road, Colleyville

817-503-1180

www.colleyvilleparksandrec.com




Snapology Drone Commander Camp

Campers will learn about unmanned aerial vehicles, including control technique, drone safety and flight maneuvers. Ages 7-12. March 9-13. $164.

Colleyville Senior Center

2512 Glade Road, Colleyville

817-503-1180

www.colleyvilleparksandrec.com



Spring Break Camp Mania

The Southlake Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a spring break camp filled with games, crafts and play time; it will also feature a field trip. Working parents can also depend on the camp’s before- and after-camp care options. Campers must be enrolled in kindergarten or a higher grade level at a public or private school. Ages 5-11. March 9-13. $141 (residents), $176 (nonresidents).

Durham Middle School

801 Shady Oaks Drive, Southlake

817-748-8019



Spring Break LEGO Engineering: Brick Royale!

Children can tap into their inner engineer and create their own world out of Leg bricks at this "Fortnite"-themed camp. Ages 5-12. March 9-12. $144 (residents), $179 (nonresidents).

Champions Club at The Marq Southlake

285 Shady Oaks Drive, Southlake

817-748-8019



Spring Break STEAM Camp

Students can learn science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics skills at iCode in Southlake. This camp focuses on concepts, such as circuitry, electricity, programing, game development and more. Ages 6-14. March 9-16. $349.

iCode

2750 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 120, Southlake

817-527-5270


Summer camps



ACADEMIC



Destination Science camps

Campers can learn about physics, robotics, engineering and space at one of the many themed Destination Science camps at O.C. Taylor Elementary School. Discounted prices are available for those who register before March 3. Ages 5-11. Various camps from June 8-July 24 (not including weekends). $239 (early registration), $309 (after March 3).

O.C. Taylor Elementary School

5300 Pool Road, Colleyville

888-909-2822

www.destinationscience.org




iCode Summer Camps

Southlake’s iCode offers multiple camp options that will teach students about aerial drone programming, robot battles using Lego EV3, YouTube production, Java programming with Minecraft and other topics. Ages 6-17. Various prices and dates.

iCode

2750 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 120, Southlake

817-527-5270



Look At Me I’m An Author

Young writers can express themselves at this writing camp designed for students of all levels. Ages 7-12. July 20-24. $75 (REC members), $85 (nonmembers).

The REC of Grapevine

1175 Municipal Way, Grapevine

817-410-3450


DAY CAMPS



Dove Creek Day Camp

Children can spend the summer outdoors at Grapevine Lake trying their hand at archery, fishing, swimming, sports, hiking, kayaking and more. Ages 5-12. June 1-Aug. 7 (not including weekends). $50 (per day), $250 (per week).

Meadowmere Park

3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine

817-410-3368

www.gograpevine.com/dovecreek




The REC Excursion Camp

The REC of Grapevine is offering campers a multitude of field trips to Top Golf, Urban Air and Adventure Park, Main Event, kayaking and paddleboarding. Ages 9-15. June 22-26, July 20-24. $165 (REC members), $175 (nonmembers).

Locations vary.

817-410-3450



The REC Summer Camp

Campers will participate in popular activities, such as swimming at the indoor aquatic center, and attend field trips or special events. Ages 7-12. Various dates. $145 (REC members), $155 (nonmembers).

The REC of Grapevine

1175 Municipal Way, Grapevine

817-410-3450




The REC Teen Camp

Campers will participate in character-building activities by working on various community service projects. It will give teenagers and young adults the opportunity to gain experience in leadership roles. Ages 13-17. Various dates. $200 (REC members), $210 (nonmembers).

The REC of Grapevine

1175 Municipal Way, Grapevine

817-410-3450

www.gograpevine.com


FINE ARTS



Digital Photography Camp

Campers can pursue their passion for photography and learn about composition, lighting, lenses and digital editing at this camp. Ages 9-15. July 6-10, Aug. 3-7. $130 (REC members), $140 (nonmembers).

The REC of Grapevine

1175 Municipal Way, Grapevine

817-410-3450

www.gograpevine.com

Taste Buds Kitchen camps

Campers can spend time in the kitchen baking and creating different dishes. Weeklong program themes include Baking 101, Cooking Show Favorites, All-American Road Trip, Colorful Chef’s Challenge and more. Participants can choose from two different time slots depending on age. Ages 4-13. Various camps from May 25-Aug. 7. $49 (ages 4-8), $60 (ages 9-13).

Taste Buds Kitchen

2140 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake

817-488-0538

www.tastebudskitchen.com


SPORTS



Soccer Sparks Camp

Athletes will hone their soccer skills

with drills, games and workouts. Participants ages 6-8 will be placed in

one group, and those ages 9-12 will be placed in another. Ages 6-12.

June 15-18, July 13-16. $80 (REC members), $90 (nonmembers).

The REC of Grapevine

1175 Municipal Way, Grapevine

817-410-3450

www.gograpevine.com


WORTH THE TRIP


Your Best Chess Camp

Children and young teenagers will learn the game of chess, develop strategy and improve their skills at this new camp in Keller. Ages 6-14. July 20-24. $170.

St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church

223 S. Pearson Lane, Keller

619-857-6273

www.yourbestchess.com
By Renee Yan
Renee Yan graduated May 2017 from the University of Texas in Arlington with a degree in journalism, joining Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in July.


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