A guide to 15 spring break or summer camps for children in Plano

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With school breaks on the horizon, parents may consider some fun activities for their children, from academic camps to arts- and sports-themed activities. Here is a noncomprehensive list of spring and summer camps in the Plano area.

Spring break camps

Full- or half-day gymnastics spring break camp
The Frisco-based World Olympic Gymnastics Academy will hold spring break camps that will be similar in structure to its summer camps. Attendees will participate in a combination of tumbling and work on the trampoline in the gym, as well as time for arts and crafts. Ages 3 and up. March 11-15. $50 for (full day), $40 (half day), $5 extra for walk-ins.
1937 W. Parker Road
972-985-9292
www.woga.net

Plano Sports Authority spring break camp
Children can enroll in PSA’s FlexiPass program, which includes sports such as basketball and volleyball, as well as nonathletic activities. Ages 5-13. March 11-15. $45 per day.
6500 Preston Meadow Drive
972-208-5437
www.psaplano.org

Infinite Bounds spring break camp
This spring break camp will include tumbling, gymnastics, time on the trampolines and cheerleading, as well as arts and crafts. Ages 5-13. March 11-15. $40 per day.
1901 Preston Park Boulevard
972-491-1916
www.infinitebounds.com

Spring break art class at Pipe & Palette
Pipe & Palette in downtown Plano will hold a spring break camp, where attendees will work on a painting on canvases, drawing animals and creating a 3D object. The theme for the camp is majestic birds and bunnies. Ages 5-12. March 11-15. $185.
1012 E. 15th St.
214-501-2314
www.pipeandpalette.com

Summer Camps

Academic

Science camp at St. Andrew United Methodist Church
The science camp will offer attendees the chance to conduct hands-on science experiments. Kindergarten-fifth grade. July 15-19. Registration opens in March.
St. Andrew United Methodist Church
5801 W. Plano Parkway
972-380-8001
www.standrewumc.org

ARTS

Art and drama camp
Attendees will participate in the visual and performing arts, including projects such as painting, pottery, mixed media, cartooning, sculpture, drawing, collage and printing. Ages 5-8. June 3-Aug. 9. $225.
6121 W. Park Blvd., Ste. B216
972-422-2575
www.northtexasperformingarts.org/camps

Texas All-Star Jazz Camp
Hosted by Collin College, the Texas all-star jazz camp will offer daily workshops for musicians to learn about big band jazz. Age 13 and up. July 7-12. $325.
Collin College Spring Creek campus
2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway
972-516-5076
www.collin.edu.community/summercamps.html

School of Rock Summer Camp
This comprehensive camp provides workshops, clinics and private instruction for attendees. Students will learn about live performance, studio and band rehearsal, interact with other young musicians and learn about rock ’n’ roll music. Ages 7-17. June 3-Aug. 9. $495.
1501 Preston Road, Ste. 550
469-567-3962
https://locations.schoolofrock.com/plano

Summer Art Class at Pipe & Palette
Pipe & Palette in downtown Plano is hosting camps throughout the summer, where attendees will work on drawing, painting, watercoloring, sculpture and painting pottery. Ages 5-12. June 3-Aug. 9. Starting at $185.
1012 E. 15th St.
214-501-2314
www.pipeandpalette.com

DAY CAMPS

YMCA Plano day camps
YMCA Plano will hold summer camps with weekly themes, field trips and swimming, culinary arts, STEM activities and more. Ages 5-12. June 3-Aug. 12. $147 per week (members), $179 per week (nonmembers).
3300 McDermott Road
214-705-9459
www.ymcadallas.org

Camp Connections
This weekly day camp, hosted by the city of Plano, will include a variety of activities for attendees, such as arts and crafts, outdoor games, swimming and more. Parents are asked to pack a lunch and drink for their children each day. Ages 6-11. June 3-Aug. 9. $89.
6701 Coit Road
972-769-4234
www.plano.gov

Camp Cimarron
This weekly day camp at Bob Woodruff Park South offers a variety of outdoor recreational activities for children, where campers will learn about nature through hikes, fishing, crafts, games and swimming. Ages 6-12. June 3-Aug. 9. $115.
3840 E. Park Blvd.
972-941-7250
www.plano.gov

Pioneer Camp
The Heritage Farmstead Museum will hold three camps, where children will have the chance to care for the farm’s sheep, chickens, goats and more. Campers will also receive hands-on outdoor cooking training and play a variety of outdoor games, including water relays and bucket brigade.
Ages 6-12. June 3-July 12. $200.
1900 W. 15th St.
972-881-0140
www.heritagefarmstead.org/summer-camps

Creek Camp
This camp focuses on outdoor activities for campers, where they will take daily trips down the creek, explore plant and animal life, and learn about the ecosystem. There will also be a variety of water games. Ages 6-12. June 24-Aug. 2. $200.
1900 W. 15th St.
972-881-0140
www.heritagefarmstead.org/summer-camps

SPORTS

Gymnastics summer camps
Attendees will participate in a combination of tumbling and work on the trampoline in the gym, as well as time for arts and crafts. The program is hosted by the Frisco-based World Olympic Gymnastics Academy at its Plano location. Ages 3 and up. June 3-Aug. 9. $50 for (full day), $40 (half day), $5 extra for walk-ins.
1937 W. Parker Road
972-985-9292
www.woga.net

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Gavin Pugh
Gavin got his chops as a reporter when he was editor-in-chief of the Baylor Lariat. He graduated with a degree in journalism from Baylor University and has since come on board as the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's Plano edition. His beat includes transportation, Plano ISD and municipal government.
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