2018 summer camp guide for Cedar Park and Leander

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Summer break gives students a chance to transition into campers and experience all the region has to offer. Here are several of the camps that will be offered this summer in the Cedar Park and Leander area. This guide is non-comprehensive.


ACADEMIC








Coding with Kids
Camps cover a variety of topics including game development, Minecraft modding, and robotics and electronics. Children ages 5-18 can choose from a variety of summer camps with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) themes. Camps run June 11-Aug. 3. Half days are 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m., and full days run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Half days of camp range in cost from $279-$349, and full days of camp range from $489-$549.
Summit Christian Academy,
2121 Cypress Creek Road, Cedar Park
Cedar Park Recreation Center,
1435 Main Street, Cedar Park
512-415-4120
www.codingwithkids.com





Leander ISD academic camps

Leander ISD will host educational camps for students during the summer, though subjects are to be determined. All camps are open to students within LISD, and some camps are open to students outside of the district. Dates, times, costs and locations are still to be determined.
Locations TBD
512-570-0236
www.leanderisd.org







Mathnasium of Cedar Park camps

Mathnasium will be offering chess camp to participants ages 6-14 and will feature National Chess Master Paul Chaplin. These camps aim to offer students an immersive, fun and structured chess learning environment. The camp will run from June 11-15, 9-13 and Aug. 13-17. Hours will be from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and the cost is $245 per week. Mathnasium of Cedar Park,
13010 W. Parmer Lane, Ste. 100, Cedar Park
512-869-6284
www.mathnasium.com







Active Minds Academy camps
The academy offers summer camps in a variety of topics, such as arts and crafts, robotics and legos, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) and chess. Children ages 6 and older can participate. Camps run for 10 weeks starting June 4 through Aug. 13 and are held from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The cost of the camps range in price from $189-$299, and the academy also offers early drop-off and late pickup for an additional charge.
Active Minds Academy,
13010 W. Parmer Lane, Ste. 200, Cedar Park
512-949-9489
www.activemindsusa.com





MINDWORX Enrichment Programs & Camps: Brilliant! Camps
Children can participate in camps covering topics in STEM and creative arts. The camps have weekly themes in robotics, electrical engineering, filmmaking, computer programming, chemistry, physics and Minecraft. The creative arts camp includes weekly themes in art and cooking using a wide range of art mediums, such as clay, acrylics, oil, pastel, watercolor and paper mache. Children ages 5-13 can attend. Weekly camps run June 11-Aug. 10. Part-day camps run from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. or 1 p.m.-5:30 p.m., and full-day camps run from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Both STEM and creative arts options are available in the morning and afternoon. The cost is $255 for part-day camps and $375 for full-day camps, though prices increase after April 1.
MINDWORX Enrichment Programs & Camps,
111 North Vista Ridge Blvd, # 206 Cedar Park
512-828-7781
www.mindworxlearning.com





WhizBizKids

Campers work as a team to create their own pop-up business and bring a product to market. Children and teens learn skills in leadership, teamwork and integrity at the interactive five-day camps at businesses around the Greater Northwest Austin area. Students get to earn and keep real profits. Camps are open to participants ages 8-16. The five-day camps are from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on June 25-Aug. 10. The cost is $340 per camp plus daily lunch.
IHOP, 11654 US 183, Austin
Twin Creeks Country Club,
3201 Twin Creeks Club Drive, Cedar Park
512-699-2720
www.whizbizkids.com







Keep Austin Smart STEM Camp
Teachers lead the campers through hands-on learning, including Lego robotics, outdoor science and scientific phenomena. Campers receive water bottles, T-shirts and take-home science activities. The camp is open to preschool through fifth-grade graduates. The four-day camps run July 9-Aug. 2 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The cost is $180 per camp.
Peace Lutheran Church,
10625 N. RM 620, Austin
512-560-5552
www.keepaustinsmart.com





ARTS AND PERFORMANCE






ArtBarnATX KidBarn camps

ArtBarnATX, an art studio opening in Volente in June, will offer four summer camps. Camps for 6-year-old Kindergarten graduates through 12th graders take place June 11-14,18-21 and 25-28. Camp for preteens and teens, grades six-12, will be held July 16-19. Additional camps may be offered based on enrollment. All camps cost $300 per week and run from 8:45 a.m.-3:15 p.m. The camps teach skills in painting, printmaking and clay.
ArtBarnATX,
14284 FM 2769, Volente
512-563-2675
www.artbarnatx.com







ART+ Academy camps

ART + Academy, now in its eighth year, offers half-day drawing and painting camps. Young artists looking to improve their skills can choose from classes such as “How to Paint with Acrylics,” “The Magic of 3D Drawing,” “Botanic Art Illustration” and “Painting Exotic Animals.” There is a maximum of 16 students per camp. The camps are open to children ages 5-17 and include morning camps from 9 a.m.-noon and afternoon camps from 2-5 p.m. Early drop-off and late pickup options are also available. The camp costs $194 per week plus a $29 supply fee.
ART + Academy Cedar Park,
3621 E. Whitestone Blvd., Ste. 700,
Cedar Park
512-701-8070
www.artplusacademy.com







Art, pottery and theater camps

Campers will be able to use watercolors, acrylics, colored pencils, graphite, oil pastels, pens and ink to create their own masterpieces. Topics include art, pottery and theater, and some new camp titles this year include “The Art of the Jedi,” “Emoji Art” and “Video Game and Street Art.” Camps run Mon.-Fri. June 4-Aug. 24, and children ages 5-16 can participate. Half-days run from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m., and full-day sessions from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Half-day camps cost $194 plus a $30 supply fee, and full-day camps cost $289 plus a $60 supply fee. Limited scholarships are available through inquiry.
Cordovan Art School,
200 Buttercup Creek Blvd., Ste. 122,
Cedar Park
512-284-9874
www.cordovanartschool.com







Dance Discovery
Camp instructors teach Storytime Ballet, jazz, hip-hop, musical theater and set design. Each weekly camp is based on a movie theme, such as “Moana,” “Frozen,” “Alice in Wonderland,” “Wicked,” “Little Mermaid,” “Lion King” and “Peter Pan.” Ages vary by camp, but children ages 3-12 can participate throughout the summer. The five-day weekly camps are from June 11-Aug. 3, and camps are from 9:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m. The cost for each weekly camp is $205. There is also a $50 deposit fee per camp.
Avery Ranch Dance Discovery,
10526 W. Parmer Lane, Austin
512-658-2996
www.dancediscovery.com





Center Stage Dance Studio camps

The studio offers week-long summer camps and dance intensives for a range of ages. Musical theater camp is for ages 7 and older, princess-themed and fairy-dance camps are for ages 4-8, and a drill-team camp is for ages 9 and older. All camps run weekly from 9 a.m.-noon June 18-July 28 and cost $150 per week. The studio also offers summer intensive courses for varying age ranges June 18-July 28. Full schedules and details are posted online.
Center Stage Dance Studio,
1602 S. West Drive, Leander
512-259-0445
www.centerstageleander.wordpress.com







Evolution Dance Center
Children can participate in a variety of half-day and full-day camps in topics such as princess, American Girl Doll, art, film and yoga. Workshops and intensives are also available, and there are different camps for a variety of ages and abilities. Camps run June 11-Aug. 10 and times vary. The cost starts at $79, and sibling discounts, multiple camp discounts and early bird discounts are available.
Evolution Dance Leander,
1908 S. Bagdad Road, Ste. B, Leander

512-573-7656
www.evolutiondanceleander.com





kidsActing Studio camps

The studio offers more than 150 different types of theater camps in 16 locations around the Austin area. The camps specialize in musicals, acting or full-scale productions and can range from one to multiple weeks. All camps culminate in performances for friends and family, complete with costumes, props, lights, sounds and live accompaniment for musicals. Camps run from June 4-Aug. 24 and are open to participants ages 4-18. One-week classes range in cost from $235 to $335.
Live Oak Unitarian Church,
3315 El Salido Parkway, Cedar Park
512-836-5437
www.kidsactingstudio.com







Sew True Studio camps
The summer camps offer a creative space for students to be introduced to the fundamentals of hand and machine stitching. All supplies and use of studio tools are included in the tuition rates. The camp is open to participants ages 8-13 and runs from June through August. Dates, hours and costs are to be determined.
The Studio Cedar Park,
400 W. Whitestone Blvd., Ste. C, Cedar Park
512-423-3472
www.sewtruestudio.com





Little Actors Theater Camp
Campers participate in a Broadway-themed theater camp taught by Cedar Park High School theater students who train campers in acting, character development, costumes, dance, improvisation, rehearsals and set design. The program is open to students in kindergarten to those entering sixth grade. The camp is held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on June 11-15. It ends with a free performance June 15 at 6:30 p.m. Students must bring their own sack lunches during camp. The cost is $155 before May 11 and $175 between May 11-26.
Cedar Park High School South Performing Arts Center,
2150 Cypress Creek Road, Cedar Park
512-570-1261
www.cphstheatrearts.com





Northwest Spanish School camps

The summer program operates Monday through Friday in two-week terms, and activities offered at the camps include sports, art, Spanish, gymnastics, music and science. Children ages 3-6 can participate in the camps which run from 9 a.m.-noon June 18-29 and July 9-20. The school also offers weekly Spanish workshops for children ages 7-14 June 11-22 from 9 a.m.-noon. The cost is $165 for the weekly workshops and $245 for the summer camp.
Northwest Spanish School,
12101 W. Parmer Lane, Ste. 201,
Cedar Park
512-961-7655
www.nwsis.org/summer







Perfect Square Learning Math and Chess Summer Camp

The math and chess skills program includes full- or half-day sessions and week-long camps for gifted and high-achieving students entering first through fifth grade. The camps are tailored to every child’s unique academic levels. Session 1 is June 25-29 for students entering first through third grade and is offered from 9 a.m.-noon. Session 2 runs from July 16-20 for students entering third through fifth grade and is offered in half-day segments from 9 a.m.-noon, 1-4 p.m. or all day from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. The half-day camp is $175 per child, and the full-day camp is $300 per child.
Summit Christian Academy,
2121 Cypress Creek Road, Cedar Park
512-297-0242
www.perfectsquarelearning.com







The Dirty Easel Fine Arts Camps

The Dirty Easel Fine Arts Camps bring art, theater and music together to let children strengthen their creativity. Christiane Michaelis, owner of The Dirty Easel and a certified music and theater teacher, will lead all of the camps. Children will play, explore and learn at both the indoor and outdoor camps. The camps will take place July 23-27 and August 6-10 at Kids Kitchen from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Camps are offered to different age groups from 5-11. Camps cost $240 per week.
Kids Kitchen,
1514 Dandridge Drive, Cedar Park
512-553-6188
www.thedirtyeasel.com/kids-camps







Think…Imagine…Write camps

During the camps youths can participate in activities that help them grow as young authors. The camps aim to have children leave with a new appreciation and love for writing. There will be five half-day sessions during the weeks of June 11-15 and 25-30, and camps are for students entering fourth through seventh grades. Sessions run from 9 a.m.-noon, 1:30-4:30 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. The cost is $150 per child and includes all supplies, daily snacks and a T-shirt.
Think...Imagine...Write,
444 Moorhen Cove, Leander
512-966-2759
www.thinkimaginewrite.com


  







Velocity Music Academy camps
The camps teach beginner to advanced level courses on musical instruments, such as guitar, piano and violin, as well as themes such as dance, jazz, rock, Broadway, singing and songwriting. There are multiple levels of the program available for children. Preschool Piano Camp, available for ages 4-6, is from July 16-20. The five-day camp is from 1-3 p.m., and the cost is $180, including materials. Beginning Piano Camp is from June 18-22 or July 16-20. The five-day camp is from 9 a.m.-noon and is for students age 6 and older. The cost is $220 plus a $15 fee for materials. The Music Sampler Camp is from 9 a.m.-noon July 9-13. This camp is open to students age 5 and older. The course covers guitar, violin, voice, drums and piano. The cost is $220. Beginning Guitar Camp is from 9 a.m.-noon June 11-15. The cost is $220. Broadway Camp is June 11-13 and 18-20. The class meets for six days total and is available to students age 7 and older. The camp is from 2-3:30 p.m. and costs $200. Harry Potter Camp is from 9 a.m-noon June 25-29. Using a Harry Potter theme, students will learn about music theory, rhythm, and composers. Girls Rock! is offered July 23-27 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., for a cost of $220. Girls of all ages will form bands and perform for parents at the end of the week. Star in a Musical is from 10 a.m-1 p.m. July 30-August 3. The cost is $220 and students from ages 10-16 will learn choreography, blocking, and vocals for songs from hit musicals. Composition Camp is for ages 7 and up. It is offered August 6-10 from 9 a.m.-noon. The cost is $220, and students will perform their original composition for parents at the end of the week. Guitar Shred Camp is August 13-17 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., for a cost of $220. There is no age limit but students must have 2+ years of guitar experience as this is an advanced electric guitar class.
Velocity Music Academy
2301 S. Lakeline Blvd., Ste. 200, Cedar Park
512-782-8721
www.velocitymusicacademy.com





4Reelz School of Film camps

4Reelz School of Film is offering several camps this summer, including "LEGO Movie Making," "U-Tubers Unite," "Comic Book Creation," "Makeup & Costume Design" and "Acting & Improv." Attendees may be between 6-17 years old and will gain skills in creativity, art and performing while working with industry professionals. Campers can select half- or full-day options from June 4-Aug. 13. The camps cost $235-$385; costs, location and times vary depending on the camp session. Camps are held at Bricks & Minifigs, Shenandoah Baptist Church and Westwood High School.
Bricks & Minifigs,
14010 N. US 183, Ste. 525, Austin
Shenandoah Baptist Church,
3003 Blue Ridge Drive, Cedar Park
512-640-3831
www.4reelzschooloffilm.com







DAY CAMPS






The Dog Alliance K9 camps
All About Puppies and All About Dogs camps include dog safety and training lessons, games and crafts. "Bring Your Dog to Camp" allows participants to bring their own dog—or borrow one from the organization—and learn about dog training, dog games and veterinary care. Advanced Dog Sports camps emphasize dog sports such as agility. Camps are split by children's ages, including "All About Puppies" for ages 5-6; "All About Dogs" for ages 7-9; "Bring Your Dog to Camp" for ages 9-14; and "Advanced Dog Sports Camp" for ages 10-15. The Dog Alliance has four-day camps that run from June 11–Aug. 3. Times and prices vary by camp.
The Dog Alliance,
1321 W. New Hope Drive, Cedar Park
512-335-7100
www.thedogalliance.org





Bluebonnet STEAM Day Camp
The camp provides weekly sessions on topics such as coding, cooking, arts and sports. Camps also include visits to a splash pad and pool. The camp is open to students in kindergarten through fourth grade and the five-day camps run May 28-Aug. 15. The cost is $239 per week.
Bluebonnet School of Cedar Park,
3420 El Salido Parkway, Cedar Park
512-331-9009
www.bluebonnetschool.com





The Brainery at Stepping Stone School

Stepping Stone School hosts a program for students to learn about visual arts, the stage, literature, music, and multimedia art. STEAM principles are integrated into the curriculum and children will participate in activities, experiments and investigations daily. The program also includes field trips and professional speakers with presentations on future professions. The camps are June 5-Aug. 18 from 6:30 a.m.-6:15 p.m., and the program is open to children ages 5-13.  The camp costs $195 per week or $636 per month.
Stepping Stone School,
225 Block House Drive, Leander
512-259-3459
www.steppingstoneschool.com







Camp Summit

Summit Christian Academy offers 10 weeks of camps, and parents can enroll their children in as many weeks as they choose. The camps include field trips and faith-based activities. Camps are open to participants ages 4-12 and are five-day camps from May 29-Aug. 3. Each program is from 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m. with extended hours available, and the cost ranges from $150-$205 per week plus a $35 registration fee. Sibling discounts are also available.
Summit Christian Academy,
2121 Cypress Creek Road, Cedar Park
512-250-1369
www.summiteagles.org







Camp Timberwolf


The Cedar Park Parks and Recreation Department hosts Camp Timberwolf, a day camp that is recreational in nature and is not licensed by the state as a certified day-care program. The camp offers a variety of activities, such as sports, games, environmental outings, movies, and arts and crafts. The summer day camp will include a field trip each Friday and swimming on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The camp is open to participants ages 5-12, and the five-day camps run June 11-Aug. 10. The hours are 7:15 a.m.-6 p.m. Camps cost $120 a week for Cedar Park residents and $180 a week for nonresidents.
Location varies by camp.
Cedar Park Recreation Center,
1435 Main St., Cedar Park
512-401-5500
www.cpparks.net







Children’s Lighthouse camps

The campers at Children’s Lighthouse participate in several field trips each week, including biweekly trips to the swimming pool. Each week includes activities involving science and art. Camps are weekly from June 11-Aug. 15. Participants in kindergarten-fifth grade are invited, and the camp runs from 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. The camp cost is $195 a week for full-time campers, plus a $100 fee to cover all field trips. Enrollment options are available for both full-day and part-time campers.
Children’s Lighthouse,
1801 Bagdad Road, Cedar Park
512-528-5674
www.childrenslighthouse.com/cedarpark







Cornerstone Farm camps

Cornerstone Farm campers are taught daily horse-riding lessons and take trail rides as well as learn how to clean, groom, bridle and saddle their horses. Afternoon activities include indoor arts and crafts, and parents are invited at the end of each week to watch the campers ride. The camp is open to participants ages 6-15, and campers are accepted on a case-by-case basis. The five-day camp runs June 5-July 28 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and early drop-off and extended care options are available. The camp costs $400 per week.
Cornerstone Farm, 12245 Old FM 2243, Leander
512-914-8407
www.cornerstonefarmaustin.com







Crystal Challenges camps


Children take three field trips each week and complete daily math and reading assignments to earn prizes. Campers also participate in activities such as art and science projects, face painting, cooking, treasure and scavenger hunts, and weekly swimming. The program is open to participants ages 5-12 years old, and the five-day camps are from June 11-Aug. 15. The hours are 7:45 a.m.-5:45 p.m., and the cost is $195 per week.
Crystal Challenges,
1509 Rhapsody Ridge, Cedar Park
512-249-0002
www.crystalchallenges.com







Dream a Dream Summer Camp

The horse camp offers equine therapy for individuals with special needs. Participants ages 5-22 can attend. Camps run June 25-28 and July 16-19 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and there is also a two-day minicamp on July 23-24 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Camps cost $275 for the full camp and $150 for the minicamp, and scholarships are available.
Dream a Dream Therapeutic Horsemanship,
23650 Round Mountain Circle, Leander
512-260-5957
www.dadth.org







Hearts Therapeutic Riding Horses and Health camps

Equine Rehabilitation of Central Texas rehabilitates rescued horses and provides a therapeutic riding program called Hearts Therapeutic Riding. The organization offers a health and fitness camp where riders work in teams with similar riding levels and learn about horsemanship, riding, teamwork and healthy living. Three camps will be offered in June, July and August, though dates and times are to be determined. The cost is $250 per rider for a partial day of camp and $325 for the full day. Contact Camp Director Jess Giles for more information and for a registration form at 603-892-0707 or email lisarivers302@gmail.com.
Equine Rehabilitation of Central Texas,
17000 Trails End Cove, Leander
512-484-8480
www.horseserct.org







The Goddard School, Cedar Park

The Goddard School’s summer camp curriculum teaches STEAM subjects through daily experiences. Camp lessons include monthly themes. The program is open to students in kindergarten-fifth grade and costs $229 per week. The five-day camps run from June 5-Aug. 25 from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. There also are weekly field trips and swimming or splash-pad days. Minicamps are also included each week, and there are part-time camp options available.
The Goddard School,
1905 El Salido Parkway, Cedar Park
512-258-5292
www.goddardschool.com
taylor@riaba.com







The Goddard School, Leander
Camp lessons include weekly themes, such as "Kitchen Chemists," "Code Academy" and "Authors in Training," all incorporating STEAM. The program is open to students 6-9 years old, and there are two-day through five-day camps from June 11-Aug. 10. The hours are 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost varies per camp schedule.
The Goddard School,
1730 Union St., Leander
512-528-1918
www.goddardschool.com





High Hopes Sport and After School

High Hopes offers camps that include a variety of games, athletic activities and field trips. The camp’s goal is to provide Christ-centered fun for children of all backgrounds and abilities. Camps are from June 9-Aug. 15 for participants ages 5-12. The program runs from 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. The cost for full-time camps is $220 per week and $145 for part-time camps. There is a $50 registration fee.
High Hopes Sport and After School,
1800 Clover Lane, Cedar Park
512-259-7545
www.hhsports.org/summer-camps







Kids Kitchen camps

Kids Kitchen offers seven summer camps promoting food education and creativity in the kitchen. Summer camp themes include “Taste of Italy,” “Kids Baking Competition,” “A Taste of Adventure,” “Chef’s Club,” “Chefs at the Market,” “Artistic Foodie,” and "Kids Baking Competition.” The camps allow participants to try cuisines from around the world, learn baking techniques or learn how to pick and prepare healthy foods. Camp dates, times and the ages for the participants range by camp.
Kids Kitchen,
1514 Dandridge, Cedar Park
512-799-8301
www.txkidskitchen.com







Learning Fun 101 LEGO Maker camps: Robots, drones and machines

Participants grades kindergarten through seventh grade work in cooperative engineering teams for activities including coding challenges, battle bots, amazing machines, Lego Master Builders, simple machines, architecture, Lego Story Builder, Lego Ev3, NXT and WeDo Robotics systems, Lego Drones and more. Weekly camps are offered June 5-Aug. 11 at Westview High School, Shenandoah Baptist Church, Bricks & Minifigs and the Jewish Community Center. Location, time and costs vary by camp session.
Various locations
512-740-3024
www.learningfun101.com







Primrose School at Vista Ridge camps

The school’s camps include weekly themes such as science, movies and summer fun. Field trips are planned each week. The five-day camps are from 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. June 5-Aug. 25. The camp is open to students in kindergarten-fifth grade, and the cost is $270 per week.
Primrose School at Vista Ridge,
910 N. Vista Ridge Blvd., Cedar Park
512-260-0708
www.primrosevistaridge.com
www.primrosesummer.com











Twin Lakes Family YMCA camps

Twin Lakes Family YMCA offers specialty camps with activities like cooking, dancing, first aid and sports, and kinder camps for summer learning for young campers. Ages vary by camp. Kinder camps run from 8 a.m.-noon and cost $150 for nonmembers and $100 for YMCA members. Specialty camps run from 8 a.m.-noon and cost $140 for nonmembers and $90 for members. The camps run from May 30-Aug. 15.
Twin Lakes Family YMCA,
204 E. Little Elm Trail, Cedar Park
512-250-9622
www.ymcagwc.org/locations/cedar-park







YMCA Camp Twin Lakes

YMCA Camp Twin Lakes offers overnight and day camps with daily outdoor activities on 55 acres of parkland that includes two lakes, the Wet Willie Water Slide, canoeing, kayaking, swim beach, Aqua Park, pools, an archery range, paintball field, sports complex, covered pavilions and three indoor lodges. Attendees entering kindergarten-ninth grade can participate in day camp; ages 6-14 years old may participate in mini-overnight camp for two nights; and ages 7-16 years old may participate in overnight camp for six nights. Bus routes will be added for the day camps this year. The camps run May 30-Aug. 15. YMCA members pay a weekly cost of $198 for the day camp, $384 for the mini-overnight camp and $674 for the overnight camp. Nonmembers pay $230, $408 and $749 for each camp, respectively.
YMCA Camp Twin Lakes,
204 E. Little Elm Trail, Cedar Park
512-250-9622 ext. 6
www.camptwinlakes.ymcagwc.org







SPORTS








All-Star Sports Camps

The camps promote teamwork and sportsmanship through healthy competition via sports and active games. Teaching children basic skills and game rules are intended to allow every child the chance to discover new talents and push themselves to refine their natural abilities. Children learn basic sports skills and rules, healthful competition and talent development. The program is open to participants ages 5-13, and the five-day camps run June 5-Aug. 18.  A full-day camp is from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and costs $289 per week. The half-day camp is either 8:30 a.m.-noon or 1-4:30 p.m. and costs $189 per week. Discounts are available for siblings or multiple weeks.
SoccerZone Lakeline, 920 Old Mill Road, Cedar Park
512-940-4025
www.soccerzonelakeline.com







Brandy Perryman Shooting Camp

BPSC is a four-day basketball camp that includes 32 hours of instruction, which is approximately the same amount of time as a month of practice in middle school or a full season of a youth league. Daily team competitions are the highlight of the week and are intended to allow children to have fun and be a part of a team with no pressure. To promote self-esteem and self-discipline, BPSC includes individualized drills and competitions throughout camp. Camps may be hosted out of the West Austin Youth Association, Anderson High School, Clay Madsen Recreation Center, Gorzycki Middle School, Round Rock High School, Georgetown Recreation Center, St. Michael’s Athletic Center, Cedar Park Recreation Center or Brushy Creek Community Center facilities, depending the camp. Sessions run weekly June 12-Aug. 10 and are open to students ages 7-16. The daily schedule is from 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Cost is $230 until May 31, or $250 after May 31.
Cedar Park Recreation Center,
1435 Main St., Cedar Park
512-799-8891
www.bperrymanshootingcamp.com







UK International Soccer camps

The weeklong camps provide customized soccer coaching and education programs. Established in 1990, UK International has become one of the largest providers of soccer instruction in the U.S. Camps run June 19-Aug. 4 for ages 4-8 and cost $95-$275.
Brushy Creek Sports Park,
2310 Brushy Creek Road, Cedar Park
SoccerZone Lakeline,
920 Old Mill Road, Cedar Park
855-UK-SOCCER
www.uksoccer.com







HK Taekwondo

Instructors teach sportsmanship, self confidence and skills with activities including field trips, games, healthy eating, math, movies, nunchaku training, taekwondo and Zumba. Classes are open to participants ages 6-12, and five-day camps run June 5-Aug. 25. The hours are 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., and the costs range from $175-225 for the full-day camps. Half-day costs are flexible.
HK Taekwondo,
200 S. Bell Blvd., Ste. C-2, Cedar Park
512-260-0060
www.hk-tkd.com







Junior golf camps


Professional instructors teach golf basics such as full swings, short games, putting, game rules, etiquette and safety. The camps include daily games, prizes, snacks and drinks. On Thursday the camp includes on-course instruction and a scramble. Golfers of varying abilities and skill levels are invited. Campers ages 5-9 may attend camp from June 11-14, and camp for ages 10-17 will be July 9-12. The hours are from 8-10 a.m. and 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m, and the cost is $125. A 1-3 p.m. camp may become available.
Crystal Falls Golf Course,
3400 Crystal Falls Parkway, Leander
512-259-5855
www.crystalfallsgolf.com







Leander ISD athletics camps


School instructors host camps that cover a variety of outdoor activities and skill levels, including baseball, basketball, football, soccer, softball, track and field, swimming, tennis, volleyball and wrestling. Strength and conditioning camps are offered for incoming seventh-12th graders at each high school and last for six weeks. The four-day camps are from June 11-Aug. 2. Location, hours and cost vary by camp, and kindergartners through 12th-grade students can
participate.
Locations TBD
512-570-0166
www.leanderisd.org







Leander Youth Soccer clinics

Leander Youth Soccer will host two clinics this summer for those interested in learning the basics of soccer plus some extra skills. The British Soccer Camp is from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Robin Bledsoe Park, 601 S. Bagdad Road, Leander, from June 11-15. The TetraBrazil Camp will be Aug. 6-10  from 8:30-11:30 a.m. in the same location. Prices range from $110-$160.
Robin Bledsoe Park,
601 S. Bagdad Road, Leander
512-260-1150
www.leanderyouthsoccer.org







Peak Performance Training Center

Full- and part-time camps are available for children in kindergarten through 12th grade. Camp XPlor is for children grades kindergarten-third, Camp NSanity for grades fourth-seventh and Teen XTreme Camp for grades seventh-12th. Camps begin June 11 for Leander ISD students and May 28 for Round Rock ISD students. They include daily field trips, sports and age-engaging activities. Lunch is provided with the camps’ Friday field trips. Peak also provides summer programs in martial arts, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, wrestling, strength, speed, conditioning and teenage self-defense. XPlor costs $235, NSanity costs $245 and Teen XTreme costs $379.
500 Brushy Creek Road, Ste. 504,
Cedar Park
512-918-8921
www.cedarparksummercamp.com







Premier Athletic Complex camps


Basketball and volleyball camps teach fundamental skills for each game. Volleyball camps are open to students in third through ninth grade. Camps are from June 14-Aug. 15 for various age and skill levels. All camps feature a focus on fundamentals and proper technique as well as contests and games. Camps run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Start times and cost vary by camp session. Basketball camps are open to first through 12th graders and run June-14-Aug. 15, with times, cost and age groups varying by camp.
Premier Athletic Complex,
8220 Toll 183A, Leander
512-686-0448
www.pac-tx.com







Camps hosted by SoccerZone Lakeline


SoccerZone Lakeline hosts camps for several different companies, including Austin Premier Soccer Academy, HALO Footwork & Finishing Camp, Challenger British Soccer and TetraBrazil Camps, U.K. International, World Wide Soccer and UK Elite. The camps include offerings that teach sports skills from footwork to leadership and sportsmanship. Age ranges, prices and times vary depending on the camp.
SoccerZone Lakeline
920 Old Mill Road, Cedar Park
512-940-4025
www.soccerzonelakeline.com







Vortex Sports Academy camps

Campers at Vortex Sports Academy build their self esteem and learn to cooperate with others while studying martial arts, gymnastics, dance, American Sign Language and how to read and speak Japanese. The camps are open to ages 5-12 and run from June 11-Aug. 15, with one week off for the Fourth of July. The camps are in session from 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Vortex Sports Academy,
10210 E. Crystal Falls Parkway, Ste. C, Leander
512-774-5425
www.vortexsportscenter.com







Zero Gravity Gymnastics
and Cheer


Gymnastics camps teach campers to rock climb, practice skills on gymnastics equipment, bounce on trampolines and tumble. Camps also include arts and crafts and weekly splash days. The program is open to boys and girls age 5 and older, and the five-day camps run from June 11-Aug. 15. The camp is from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. for full-time campers and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. for part-time participants. The cost is $225 for full-time and $170 for part-time camps plus a $15 registration fee and a $50 non-refundable deposit. Discounts are available when campers register for camp packages by May 1.
Zero Gravity Gymnastics and Cheer,
2041 S. US 183, Leander
512-986-5815
www.zerogravitygymnasticsandcheer.com







Mega Sports Camp
Life Church in Leander holds its annual Mega Sports Camp from 6:30-8:15 p.m. June 18-21. The camp, which is open for children entering kindergarten through 6th grade, aims to strengthen kids spiritually and physically. Baseball, cheerleading, flag football, dance, martial arts, soccer, basketball and maker space will be offered, and campers can pick one sport to practice the entire week. A tee-shirt and daily snacks are included in the registration fee. The camp costs $20 before and on June 10, and $25 after June 10.
Southwest Williamson County Regional Park
3005 CR 175, Leander
512-260-5151
www.yourlifechurch.org



By Caitlin Perrone
Caitlin covers Cedar Park and Leander city councils and reports on education, transportation, government and business news. She is an alumnus of The University of Texas at Austin. Most recently, Caitlin produced a large-scale investigative project with The Dallas Morning News and led education coverage in the Brazos Valley at The Bryan-College Station Eagle. After interning with Community Impact Newspaper for two summers, she joined the staff as a reporter in 2015.


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