2018 Summer Camp Guide for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto

Students can learn acting and technical theater skills and vocabulary at the camps. Activities include creating costumes, sets and props and learning warm-up exercises. There is a performance at the end of each camp. Camps will take place at the Baca Center July 23-27. Camps at the Heritage Carriage House will take place July 30-Aug. 3. Baca Center camps take place from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. for half-day sessions and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for full-day sessions. Full-day camps at the Heritage Carriage House take place from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Children ages 6-13 are invited. Half-day camps cost $120 at the Baca Center. Full-day camps at the Baca Center cost $210. Full day camps cost $150 at the Heritage Carriage House.nAllen R. Baca Senior Center, n301 W. Bagdad Ave., Round Rock nHeritage Carriage House, n910 Heritage Center Circle, Round Rockn512-850-4849nwww.penfoldtheatre.org

Students can learn acting and technical theater skills and vocabulary at the camps. Activities include creating costumes, sets and props and learning warm-up exercises. There is a performance at the end of each camp. Camps will take place at the Baca Center July 23-27. Camps at the Heritage Carriage House will take place July 30-Aug. 3. Baca Center camps take place from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. for half-day sessions and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for full-day sessions. Full-day camps at the Heritage Carriage House take place from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Children ages 6-13 are invited. Half-day camps cost $120 at the Baca Center. Full-day camps at the Baca Center cost $210. Full day camps cost $150 at the Heritage Carriage House.nAllen R. Baca Senior Center, n301 W. Bagdad Ave., Round Rock nHeritage Carriage House, n910 Heritage Center Circle, Round Rockn512-850-4849nwww.penfoldtheatre.org

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 Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto.


ACADEMIC








CAMP INVENTION
This camp includes programs aimed at fostering creativity and invention while building self-esteem, teamwork, persistence and goal-setting skills. Students entering kindergarten through sixth grade are invited. The Round Rock ISD camp will take place June 4-7 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and costs $260. The Pflugerville ISD camp will take place June 18-22 from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. and costs $250. The Hutto ISD camp will take place July 16-19 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and costs $225.

Hutto ISD—Hutto Middle School,
1005 Exchange Blvd., Hutto

Pflugerville ISD—location TBD

Round Rock ISD—Cactus Ranch Elementary School,
2901 Golden Oaks, Round Rock
800-968-4332
www.campinvention.org





Code Ninjas Round Rock
Code Ninjas camps offer an immersive environment for children to explore technology, develop new skills and have a great time with friends. The camp features topics like Game Development, JavaScript, Minecraft, Roblox and Coding Drones. Options for full-day and half-day camps are available. Camps will take place July 2-Aug. 10. Full-day camps are from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and half-day camps are from 8 a.m. until noon. Children ages 7-14 are invited. Half-day camps cost $235 and full-day camps cost $425.

Code Ninjas Round Rock
4500 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Ste. 104, Round Rock
512-710-7864
www.codeninjas.com/camps/tx-round-rock-ryans-crossing






Coding with Kids
Camps include programs in game development, Arduino robotics, python game programming and “Minecraft” modding. Camps will take place June 4-July 20 at Fern Bluff Community Center from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4:30 p.m. Children ages 5-18 are invited. Half-day camps cost $279, and five-day camps cost $349 with discounts available for early registration, additional siblings and full-day camps before May 31.

Fern Bluff Community Center,
7320 Wyoming Springs Drive, Round Rock
512-415-4120
www.codingwithkids.com






CREATIVE BRICK BUILDERS
Camps offer building activities and motorized project kits. Students complete a new building challenge each day and will work individually and in teams or groups. Camp includes instructional building with Lego kits, creative building, games and take-home crafts each day. Camps take place weekly from June 4-Aug.10. Half-day camps run as weekly sessions from 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m. Some locations have lunch and after-care options to extend the camp day. Children ages 5-13 are invited. Camps cost $159 for four-day camps and $179 for five-day camps with discounts available for siblings.

Creative Brick Builders Studio,
12 Chisholm Trail Road, Round Rock

Great Oaks Elementary School,
16455 Great Oaks Drive, Round Rock

Ridgeview Middle School,
2000 Via Sonoma Drive, Round Rock

Westwood High School,
12400 Mellow Meadow Drive, Austin
512-388-9003
www.creativebrickbuilders.com





CREATIVE GENIUS
Students will learn about the creative geniuses of history; science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics concepts; and participate in sports, field journeys and the Young Entrepreneurs & Philanthropists program. Camps will take place June 4-Aug. 17. Hours vary by location with both full-time and part-time camps available. Children ages 5-13 are invited. Costs vary by location.

Stepping Stone School at Cat Hollow,
7601 O’Connor Road, Round Rock

Stepping Stone School at Teravista,
651 Teravista Parkway, Round Rock

Stepping Stone School Round Rock,
2301 N. A.W. Grimes Blvd., Round Rock
512-459-0258
www.steppingstoneschool.com






ENGINEERING AND PROGRAMMING WITH LEGO BRICKS BY LEARNING FUN 101
The camp includes Lego robotics, building, engineering and programming. Science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics summer camps will be at Acton Academy North for arts, music, drama, Lego robotics and outdoor activities. Four- and five-day camps will take place June 6-Aug. 18 from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. A full-day camp is available from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Children entering kindergarten through seventh grade are invited. Camps cost $149 for half-day sessions and $320 for full-day sessions per week.

First United Methodist Church Pflugerville,
500 E. Pecan St., Pflugerville

Westwood High School,
12400 Mellow Meadow Drive, Austin
512-740-3024
www.learningfun101.com






FUN 2 LEARN CODE
The camp specializes in teaching computer programming, technology and gaming. Campers will be able to take home projects. Topics include 3-D graphic design, mobile app development, game development and virtual reality, Python, “Minecraft” and others. Camps take place every week throughout the summer starting June 4. Half-day sessions are available from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Full-day sessions are available from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Children ages 7 and older are invited. Camps cost between $150 and $250 for a half day with a 10 percent discount for signing up for multiple camps.

301 Hesters Crossing Road, Ste. 120,
Round Rock
512-900-8380
www.fun2learncode.com






MAD SCIENCE
Campers learn about engineering, logic, science, math and technology through teamwork exercises as well as building robots. Four- and five-day camps will take place June 5-Aug. 7, except for the week of July 4, which will only offer a four-day camp. Half-day camps are available from 9 a.m. -noon and 1:30-4:30 p.m. Full-day camps are available from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Children ages 6-12 are invited. Camps cost $180 for half-day sessions and $290 for full-day sessions, and a discount of $10 for enrolling in multiple camps is available.

Fern Bluff Municipal Utility District,
7320 Wyoming Springs Drive, Round Rock

Gatti-Land,
1112 N. I-35, Round Rock

Great Oaks Elementary School,
16455 Great Oaks Drive, Round Rock

Ridgeview Middle School,
2000 Via Sonoma Drive, Round Rock
512-892-1143
www.austin.madscience.org





MATHNASIUM OF EAST ROUND ROCK
Participants can preview the fall math course and keep their current skills strong. The program includes customized math plans, games and activities. Camps will take place June 5-Aug. 18 from 9-11 a.m. and 3-7 p.m. Children in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited. Costs vary by camp.

Mathnasium-East Round Rock,
4500 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Ste. 130, Round Rock
512-246-6284
www.mathnasium.com/eastroundrock





MATHNASIUM OF ROUND ROCK
Math camps and summer flex packages are available at Mathnasium on I-35 in Round Rock. Details of the camp will be announced in spring.

Mathnasium-Round Rock,
1401 S. I-35, Ste. 200, Round Rock
512-402-3207
www.mathnasium.com/roundrock





PRIMROSE SCHOOL SUMMER ADVENTURE CLUB
Primrose School Summer Adventure Club offers a summer camp experience for students up to age 10. Each week students explore a different theme through projects, field trips and in-house events.

Primrose School,
17721 Colorado Sand Drive, Pflugerville
512-573-7636
www.primroseschools.com





SUNRISE MONTESSORI SUMMER CAMP
Camp includes field trips and splash play each week. Camps begin June 4. Children entering kindergarten through sixth grade are invited. Camps cost $225 per week with a one-time $25 registration fee.

Sunrise Montessori  School-East
60 Limmer Loop, Round Rock
512-341-2883
www.sunrise-montessori.com





TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY YOUNG WRITERS’ CAMP
The camp is intended to help students develop their creative writing skills. Writers will receive guidance from teachers and group mini-lessons, peer conferences and personal conferences. Camps will take place June 18-29. Writers in grades 1-12 are invited. Camps cost $300 for a two-week session and $150 for a one-week session.

Texas State University Round Rock campus,
1555 University Blvd., Round Rock
512-245-3680
www.hr.txstate.edu/worklife/familyfriendly/2018summercamps.html





ARTS & PERFORMANCE








4REELZ SCHOOL OF FILM
Camps include one- or two-week options and half-day and full-day camps that cover filmmaking, acting and improvisation, makeup and costume design, stop-motion Lego movies, comic book creation, 3-D printing/game board design and movie science. Camps will take place June 4-Aug.17. Half-day camps are available from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Full-day camps are available from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Children ages 6-17 are invited. Camp prices vary.

2851 Joe DiMaggio Blvd.,Stes. 13 and 14, Round Rock

Deer Park Middle School,
8849 Anderson Mill Road, Austin

First United Methodist Church Pflugerville,
500 E. Pecan St., Pflugerville

Great Oaks Elementary School,
16544 Great Oaks Drive, Austin
512-640-3831
www.4reelzschooloffilm.com





CERAMIC LODGE


Camp activities include clay hand-building, pottery painting techniques, fused-glass projects and canvas painting. Dates, times and cost of the camp are to be announced.

18 Chisholm Trail Road, Round Rock
512-248-2100
www.ceramiclodge.com





CORDOVAN ART SCHOOL
Camp activities include painting, drawing, 3-D art, theater and ceramics. Camps take place weekly from May 29-Aug. 24. Half-day sessions are available from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Full-day sessions are available from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with extended care available from 7:30-9 a.m. and 4-6 p.m. Children ages 5-16 are invited. Camps cost $194 for half-day sessions with a $30 supply fee, $289 for full-day sessions with a $60 supply fee and $60 for extended care.

3810 Gattis School Road,
Ste. 108, Round Rock
512-275-4040
www.cordovanartschool.com





THE DANCE GALLERY
A variety of themed dance camps and classes will be offered for all ages. Summer registration will begin April 1. Camp dates and cost to be determined.

1135 Satellite View, Round Rock
512-218-0084
www.dancegalleryonline.com





GREATER AUSTIN DANCE ACADEMY
The academy’s weeklong camps include dancing, games and crafts. Themes include “My Little Prima Ballerina Pony,” “Paw Patrol Dance Party” and “Mary Poppins Jr.,” among others. A full lineup is available online. Half-day and full-day options are available with early drop-off and late pickup options as well. Camps will run June 4-Aug. 10. Children ages 3-18 are invited, depending on the camp. Prices range from $135-$475.

2641 Forest Creek Drive, Round Rock
512-828-4232
www.greateraustindance.com






KIDSACTING
Camps include activities in acting, musical theater, show choir and camps for younger children. Themes include “Aloha Moana,” “Legally Blonde” and “Star Wars,” among others. Camp dates vary by location but are weekly, Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Children ages 5-14 are invited. Camps cost $335.

The Dance Spot,
900 Round Rock Ave., Round Rock

Dance Elements,
1010 Old Austin-Hutto Road, Ste. 400, Pflugerville
512-836-5437
www.kidsactingstudio.com






LONESTAR DANCE CENTER
This camp includes “Moana” dance camp, “Trolls” camp, Tutus and Tiaras camp and Emoji Explosion camp. Ballet, hip-hop and technique intensives and master classes are available for older dancers. Camps take place from June 25-Aug. 6. Full-day camps run from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Half-day camps run from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Ages vary by camp. Cost varies by camp.

2606 W. Pecan St., Bldg. 2, Ste. 212, Pflugerville
512-670-0301
www.lonestardance.com






PENFOLD THEATRE
Students can learn acting and technical theater skills and vocabulary at the camps. Activities include creating costumes, sets and props and learning warm-up exercises. There is a performance at the end of each camp. Camps will take place at the Baca Center July 23-27. Camps at the Heritage Carriage House will take place July 30-Aug. 3. Baca Center camps take place from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. for half-day sessions and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for full-day sessions. Full-day camps at the Heritage Carriage House take place from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Children ages 6-13 are invited. Half-day camps cost $120 at the Baca Center. Full-day camps at the Baca Center cost $210. Full day camps cost $150 at the Heritage Carriage House.

Allen R. Baca Senior Center,
301 W. Bagdad Ave., Round Rock

Heritage Carriage House,
910 Heritage Center Circle, Round Rock
512-850-4849
www.penfoldtheatre.org





PREMIER MUSIC ACADEMY
Premier Music Academy offers a week-long camp to teach students different instruments and work toward playing as a band on stage. Camp takes place June 4-8 with options for full day or half day sessions. Students ages 8-11 are invited. $350 for full day camp, $200 for half day camp and $100 for a drop-in day. There is also an interactive music sports and games camp June 11-15 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Students ages 6-10. $350.

1400 E. Old Settlers Blvd., Ste. 116, Round Rock
512-239-8838
www.premier-music-academy.com






YOUNG REMBRANDTS
The summer program includes workshops on drawing, cartooning and pastels. Camps will take place June 13-16 and July 25-28 at Blackland Elementary School; June 29-24, July 18-21 and Aug. 15-17 at Brushy Creek MUD; and July 18-21 and Aug. 1-4 at Great Oaks Elementary School. Camps at Great Oaks and Blackland run from 9 a.m.-noon. Camps at Brushy Creek MUD run from 1-3 p.m. Children ages 6-12 are invited. Camps cost $90-$137.

Brushy Creek Municipal Utility District,
16318 Great Oaks Drive, Round Rock

Great Oaks Elementary School,
16455 Great Oaks Drive, Round Rock

Blackland Prairie Elementary School,
2105 Via Sonoma Trail, Round Rock
512-795-4753
www.youngrembrandts.com/austinwest





CITY CAMPS









HUTTO
Camp activities include games, science projects, arts and crafts, swimming, field trips and more. Camps will take place weekly. Dates, times and prices to be determined. Children ages 5-12 are invited.

Saul House,
10700 S. FM 1660, Hutto
512-759-4000
www.huttotx.gov





PFLUGERVILLE
Camp activities include games, swimming, cookouts, crafts, science projects, service projects and field trips. Children ages 5-15 are invited. Dates, times and cost to be determined.

Locations TBD
512-990-6350
www.parks.pflugervilletx.gov





ROUND ROCK
Offerings include day camps with games, sports, crafts, field trips and swimming. Dates, times and cost are to be announced.

Locations vary by camp
512-218-5540
www.roundrockrecreation.com





Day Camps








KIDS R KIDS
This camp includes a variety of activities based on a central theme as well as weekly field trips and a splash pad. Camps will take place May 29-Aug. 1 from 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Cost to be determined.

Kids R Kids Learning Academy
4341 Teravista Club Drive, Round Rock
512-310-1120
www.kidsrkidsrr.com





PFLUGERVILLE ISD EXTENDED DAY PROGRAM SUMMER CAMPS
Activities include field trips, pool visits, enrichment activities, arts and crafts, and games. Camps run weekly June 11-Aug. 17 from 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Children of elementary school age are invited. Camps cost $165 per week.

Dearing Elementary School,
4401 Priem Lane, Pflugerville

Riojas Elementary School,
3400 Crispin Hall Lane, Pflugerville

Springhill Elementary School,
600 S. Heatherwilde Blvd.,

Pflugerville Wieland Elementary School,
900 Tudor House Road, Pflugerville
512-594-0000
www.pfisd.net






Pony Pals Summer Camp
Each camper will be assigned a miniature pony of his or her own to play with and train. Campers can learn many things, such as safety around horses, grooming, feeding, caring for a horse and how to lead their horse through an obstacle course. Camps will take place June 4-Aug. 3, 8 a.m.-noon. Children ages 5 and older are invited. Cost is $175 per week.

Northwind Stable,
1355 CR 105, Hutto
512-431-2189
www.northwindstable.com





ROUND ROCK ISD COMMUNITY EDUCATION SUMMER CAMPS


Camps focus on a variety of topics, including academics; art; coding/programming; cooking; creative writing; kinder readiness; martial arts; math; science; technology; theater; yoga; and sport camps, including flag football, golf, tennis and volleyball. A full listing is available online. Camps run June 4-Aug. 2 (no camps June 25-July 5) from 9 a.m.-noon. Some full-day camps are available from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Ages and prices vary per camp.


Great Oaks Elementary School,
16455 Great Oaks Drive, Round Rock



Ridgeview Middle School,
2000 Via Sonoma Drive, Round Rock



Westwood High School,
12400 Mellow Meadow Drive, Austin
512-464-5000
http://communityeducation.roundrockisd.org







YMCA OF GREATER WILLIAMSON COUNTY
This camp includes swimming, sports and hiking. Specialty camps include instruction in soccer, volleyball, cooking and gymnastics. Various camps run weekly May 29-Aug. 15 from 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Children ages 4-14 are invited. Costs vary by camp.

CHASCO Family YMCA,
1812 N. Mays St., Round Rock

Hutto Family YMCA,
200 Alliance Blvd., Hutto

YMCA Camp Round Rock,
1500 N. Mays St., Round Rock
512-246-9622 (Round Rock)
512-846-2360 (Hutto)
www.ymcagwc.org





Sports








ALL ASPECTS BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL
D-BAT Austin offers six weeks of camps that focus on teaching the fundamentals of baseball and softball. Individual campers will learn hitting, fielding, throwing, catching and baserunning in a 6-to-1 player-to-coach ratio. Camps will take place June 11-15, June 25-29, July 9-13, July 23-27, Aug. 6-10 and Aug. 20-24 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Extended stay is available until 5 p.m. Children ages 5-12 are invited. Prices vary based on how many dates a camper is enrolled.

D-BAT AUSTIN,
3813 Helios Way, Ste. 240, Pflugerville
512-251-4487
www.dbataustin.com





CAPITAL GYMNASTICS
Camp activities include instructional gymnastics, field trips, movies, games and play time. Camps run five days a week June 4-Aug. 17 from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Early drop-off is available from 7:30-8 a.m., and late pickup is offered from 5:30-6 p.m. Children going into kindergarten through fifth grade are invited. Camps cost $255 per week for those who register prior to March 26 and $275 for those who register starting March 27.

419 Kingston Lacy Blvd., Pflugerville
512-799-1369
www.capgym.com





CHAMPION’S WAY TAEKWONDO
Activities include Wii tournaments and field trips. Camps run five days a week May to August from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Children ages 7-13 are invited. Camps cost $165 in the early registration period and $190 in the regular registration period.

1401 S. I-35, Ste. 210, Round Rock
512-799-1369
www.championswaytkd.com






NINJA WARRIOR SUMMER CAMPS
Students learn taekwondo skills, bully defense and performance weapons as well as play games. Each week has a different theme, such as “’Force Awakens’ Bo Staff Camp,” “Ninjago Nun Chux Camp” and “Ninja vs. Samurai Sword Camp.” Camps run June 18-22, June 26-29, July 9-13, July 23-27, Aug. 6-10 and Aug. 13-17. Half-day hours are 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Full-day hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with extended hours ranging from 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Children going into kindergarten through sixth grade are invited. Camps cost $129 for half day, $199 for full day and $10 for extended stay per day.

Rise Martial Arts,
15806 Windermere Drive, Bldg. B, Pflugerville
512-251-8088
www.pflugervillesummercamps.com





WORLDWIDE WONDER CAMP
Pflugerville Martial Arts Academy hosts this camp which includes cultural immersion, crafts, outings and karate. Camps run May 29-Aug.15. Children ages 5 through 12 are invited. Camp costs $125 per week.

Pflugerville Martial Arts Academy
2700 West Pecan Street, Pflugerville
512-522-3912 ext. 703
www.worldwidewondercamp.com

 

 





PGA JUNIOR LEAGUE GOLF
Camp will feature a PGA professional teaching the fundamentals of the golf swing, putting, pitching, golf rules, etiquette and scoring in addition to two complimentary rounds of golf at Forest Creek Golf Club. Camp will take place for ages 7-13 from July 23-26. Camps start at 9 a.m. and end at noon. Camp costs $175 and is open to the first 20 juniors to apply.

Round Rock Sports Center,
2400 Chisholm Trail, Round Rock
512-388-3874
www.forestcreek.com





ROUND ROCK EXPRESS BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL CAMPS
Half-day camps focus on the fundamentals of hitting, throwing and fielding. Full-day and overnight camps teach advanced hitting, throwing, theory and other baseball skills. Camps run June 11-14, June 25-28 and July 23-26 for half-day camps and July 9-12 for full-day and overnight camps. Half-day camps take place from 9 a.m.-noon. Full-day camps take place from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Full day and overnight camps will end at noon on the last day of the camp. Children ages 6-12 are invited at half-day camps, and ages 8-14 are invited at full-day and overnight camps. Camps cost $225 for half days, $375 for full days and $525 for overnight camps. Softball camp will be a half-day camp and focuses on defensive and offensive fundamentals, as well as mental aspects of the game. Children ages 6-12 are invited at the softball camp, and camp costs $99.

Dell Diamond,
3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock
512-238-2221
www.roundrockexpress.com





ROUND ROCK TAEKWONDO
Camp activities include taekwondo and other self-defense activities and games. Camps cost $175 and run five days a week from June to August from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Children ages 6-12 are invited.

1920 Sam Bass Rd., Ste. 400, Round Rock
512-246-9559
www.roundrocktkd.com





TIGER ROCK MARTIAL ARTS OF HUTTO
Camp activities include martial arts lessons; bo staff, swords and nunchaku training; and outdoor recreation as well as field trips. Camps run five days a week June to August from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Early drop-off is available from 7:30-8:45 a.m. and extended care lasts 3-6 p.m. Children ages 5-12 are invited. Camps cost $179 weekly and $109 for additional siblings with a 10 percent discount for Tiger Rock members.

503 W. Front St., Hutto
512-846-1112
www.tigerrockhutto.com


By Iain Oldman
Iain Oldman joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after spending two years in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he covered Pittsburgh City Council. His byline has appeared in PublicSource, WESA-FM and Scranton-Times Tribune. Iain worked as the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition and is now working as the editor for the Northwest Austin edition.


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