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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
The REC of Grapevine, 1175 Municipal Way, Grapevine
This is a non-comprehensive guide to summer camps in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake.