Summer Camp Guide 2017 for Grapevine, Colleyville & Southlake

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School will be out before you know it, and summer camps are already filling up. From basketball to cooking, there is a camp designed to entertain even the pickiest person.

Creative Soul School of Music

Creative Soul School of Music hosts a summer rock camp to teach students what it is like to be in a band. Children write a song with their new band, make a music video and learn onstage performing styles. The camp is for ages 7-17. The cost is $399.

June 5-9, June 26-30, July 24-28
Creative Soul School of Music, 280 Commerce St., Southlake
817- 764-1074
www.creativesoulmusic.com

Harry Potter Camp

This Harry Potter Camp, for ages 8-18, has campers practicing character development, learning more about classic plot and scene structures, and working on scenes and songs from “A Very Potter Musical.” The cost is $157.50 until April 15.

June 5-Aug. 11
OhLook Performing Arts Center, 1631 W. Northwest Hwy., Grapevine
817-421-2825
www.ohlookperform.com

Urban Foodies Camp

The Urban Foodies camp for ages 11-16 takes campers on excursions to local kitchens in the community to see how they operate. The cost is $245-$315 or $65 a day.

May 29-Aug. 18
Taste Buds Kitchen, 2140 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. V, Southlake
817-488-0538
www.tastebudskitchen.com/southlake

Adventure Day Camps

Adventure Day Camp, for ages 4-13, includes kayaking, archery, BB gun target shooting, fishing, swimming and nature exploration. The cost of the camp is $230 a week, $50 a day or $25 for half of a day. Discounts are available.

Various camps are held from May 30 until the Friday before school starts.
Meadowmere Park, 3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine
972-741-9169
www.adventuredaycamps.com/site

Eco-Explorations Camp

Bob Jones Nature Center’s camp is the bridge between a child and the wonders of the Cross Timbers Forest ecosystem located in Southlake. Through outdoor explorations and experiments, campers can increase their comfort level in outdoor settings. The camp is for ages 3-9. For ages 3 and 4 the cost is $180 per week; the cost is $225 per week for ages 5-9.

June 6-Aug. 11
Bob Jones Nature Center, 355 E. Bob Jones Road, Southlake
817-491-6333
http://bjnc.org

Summit Grapevine

Summit’s weeklong camp allows children to try top-rope, tag-traverse and blindfolded climbing. The camp is for age 5 and older and costs $200.

Various camps are held from June 5 until school starts. There will be no camp the week of July 4.
Summit Grapevine, 1040 Mustang Drive, Grapevine
817-421-3888
http://summitgyms.com

Teen Scene Summer Camp

Top Golf, Summit Rock Climbing, Hawaiian Falls and Whirlyball are some of the outings already planned for this summer. The Southlake Parks and Recreation Department camp is for ages
12-15 and costs $190 per week.

June 5-Aug. 4
Drop-off location: Durham Middle School, 801 Shady Oaks Drive, Southlake
817-748-8019
www.cityofsouthlake.com

Dallas Mavericks Hoop Camp

Basketball players of all skill levels can learn from professional coaches who are handpicked for their basketball knowledge and ability to work with children. Not only can campers learn the fundamentals of the game, but they can also get Mavs items, including two tickets to a Mavs game. The camp is for ages 8-18 and costs $225 until March 15.

June 26-30 (Southlake), July 17-21 (Grapevine)
Carroll High School, 800 N. White Chapel Blvd., Southlake; Grapevine High School, 3323 Mustang Drive, Grapevine
214-747-MAVS
www.mavs.com/community/basketballacademy/hoopcamp

Ping Pong Camp

This camp offers an opportunity for campers ages 6-17 to learn and play table tennis. The camp activities include basic skill training, match practice and game tactics. All training is tailored for campers’ level of play. The cost is $155 for REC members and $165 for nonmembers.

June 5-9, July 17-21, July 31-Aug. 5
The REC of Grapevine, 1175 Municipal Way, Grapevine
817-372-0819
www.playgrapevinereg.com. gppctx@gmail.com

Power Rangers Camp

Power Rangers camp is just one of several themed camps offered at Spicar’s Martial Arts Taekwondo Karate Inc. this summer.  Children learn basic karate moves from the Power Rangers movies as well as learn about teamwork and the strengths and weakness of each Power Ranger. The camp is for ages 5-12. The cost is $249 until March 31 and $289 after.

Various camps are held from June 5-Aug. 18.
Spicar’s Martial Arts Taekwondo Karate Inc., 2120  E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. B,  Southlake
817-488-6009
www.southlakesummercamp.com

Electronic Shop

Children can get hands-on with batteries, circuit boards, switches and LED lights this summer. Campers will have a light-up project to take home at the end of the week. The camp is for children in grades kindergarten through second grade. The cost is $275.

July 31-Aug. 4
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville
972-905-1777
https://campscui.active.com/orgs/techedventuresinc

Forensic Science

Children ages 6-10 get a hands-on look at crime scenes in this Crime Scene Investigation-style camp. Campers identify and collect evidence from fingerprints, recreate the scene of a crime and detect suspects using science. The cost is $155 for members of The REC and $165 for nonmembers.

June 5-9
The REC of Grapevine, 1175 Municipal Way, Grapevine
817-410-3450
www.playgrapevinereg.com

This is a non-comprehensive guide to summer camps in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake.

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