23 spring break and summer camps Cy-Fair families can consider this year

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2019 Camp Guide Cy-Fair
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2019 Camp Guide Cy-Fair
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2019 Camp Guide Cy-Fair
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2019 Camp Guide Cy-Fair
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2019 Camp Guide Cy-Fair

Local camps range from overnight adventures to hands-on academics to clinics across a variety of sports. Several local organizations are offering spring break camps the week of March 11 as well. Here is a noncomprehensive list of spring and summer camps in the Cy-Fair area:



Spring break camps


Lifetime Fitness spring break camp
Campers participate in crafts, gym activities, rock climbing, science experiments and swimming. Camps run from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. each day. Ages 5-12. March 11-15. $190 (full week).


Lifetime Fitness Cypress
9922 Fry Road, Cypress
832-745-4100
www.lifetime.life/cypress


Drama Kids camp
Cy-Fair Music & Arts hosts a different travel-themed camp each day. Camps include folk tales, short skits, craft projects and theater games and run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Ages 6-12. March 11-15. $59-$245.


Cy-Fair Music and Arts
7103 Glen Chase Court, Houston
281-855-8855
www.cyfairmusicandarts.com


Recess Camp
The Texas Tornados host camps filled with indoor sports activities such as kickball, basketball, volleyball, dodgeball, whiffle ball, tag and soccer. First-sixth grades. March 11-15. $99 (half day), $199 (full day).


Texas Tornados
8835 Wheat Cross Drive, Houston
281-578-6046
www.texastornados.org


InSPIRE Rock climbing camp
Three camps are offered during Spring Break for children. Camps focus on basic climbing techniques, self-awareness and problem solving and are broken up by skill level. Camps run from 9 a.m.-noon. Ages 6-12. March 11-13. $99 (member), $125 (non-member).

InSPIRE Rock Cypress
16730 House Hahl Road, Cypress
281-213-0589
www.inspirerock.com/cypress

Summer Camps


Academics


Cy-Fair ISD fun camps
Cy-Fair ISD hosts annual fun camps featuring weeklong sessions with a variety of hands-on activities. Topics include art, science, dance, cooking and sports. Specialty camps are held for six weeks throughout the summer and operate from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. K-eighth grade. Dates and cost are TBA.


Location TBA
281-807-8900
www.cfisd.net


Club Rewind
The CFISD program offers weekly themed summer camp sessions with programming available from 6:15 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Each session features a hands-on activity related to the weekly theme, reading time, games and other academic and art activities. Grades K-8. Dates and costs are TBA.


Locations TBA
281-807-8900
www.cfisd.net


Discovery College
Registration opens March 5 for Discovery College at Lone Star College-CyFair. Students participate in a variety of science-, technology-, engineering-, art- and math-based programs. Ages 6-17. June 10-27 (first session), July 8-11 (second session). $115 (per week).


LSC-CyFair
9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress
281-290-3460
www.lonestar.edu



Arts


Cy-Fair Music and Arts
Weeklong camps are available for art, drama, singing as well as instrument camps for piano, drums and guitar. Ages 4-12. June 3-
Aug. 23. $119-$275 (camps are $20 off through the end of February).


Locations vary
281-855-8855
www.cyfairmusicandarts.com


Sew Houston camps
Children and teenagers can learn the basics of hand and machine sewing during weekly camps. Students make an array of projects of their choosing, which can include stuffed animals, home decor and clothing. Ages 7 and up. Four-day camps take place every other week from June-August. $200 (fabric not included).


Sew Houston
7710 Cherry Park Drive, Ste. F, Houston
832-427-6349
www.sewhouston.com



Sports


Lifetime Fitness camps
Each week brings a new theme at Lifetime Fitness in Cypress, including Time Machine, Dinosaur Dynamics and Pajama Party. Camps take place on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, while Wednesdays are field trip days that children can attend for $65 per day. Weekday camps run from 8 a.m.-6 p.m., but children can attend as early as 7 a.m. for an additional $20. Ages 5-12. June 3-Aug. 30. $200 per week.


Lifetime Fitness Cypress
9922 Fry Road, Cypress
832-745-4100
www.lifetime.life/cypress


VillaSport Summer Camp
VillaSport’s Cypress location offers weeklong themed Destination Fun camps as well as specialty camps for basketball, soccer and coding. Ages 5-12 (Destination Fun camps), 5-17 (sports and aquatics camps). June 3-Aug. 23. $190-$285 (per week, members), $219-$412 (per week, guests).


VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa
12951 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress
832-953-5360
www.villasport.com/cypress


Fairfield Athletic Club
The neighborhood athletic club offers weekly themed camps, which include swimming, arts and crafts, and tennis, basketball and volleyball camps. Grades K-6 (upcoming). June-August. Costs vary.


Fairfield Athletic Club
16055 Mason Road, Cypress
281-373-0834
www.fairfieldathleticclub.com


Sports Quest Training
The summer soccer camp provides instruction and competition in weeklong camps. Campers learn individual skills, the latest training methods and teamwork. Each camp is held at a different location, including multiple Cy-Fair area locations. Ages 5-12. June 3-Aug. 2. $180 per week.


St. John Lutheran Church (June 3-7)
15235 Spring Cypress Road, Cypress
Houston’s First Baptist Church
(June 17-21)
11011 Mason Road, Cypress
Second Baptist Church-Cypress
(July 8-12)
29900 Hwy. 290, Cypress
832-593-7777
www.sportsquesttraining.com



Day Camps


Little Cubs Camp
The MET Church hosts an educational Christian camp for preschoolers that includes crafts, Bible stories and themed activities. Camps run from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Pre-K. July 22-26. $125 (per week).


The MET Church
13000 Jones Road, Houston
281-890-1900
www.ylcampus.com


Chrysalis Summer Camp
Chrysalis Christian Preschool offers summer camps in a Christian atmosphere. Campers can attend by week or by month, and the school also offers extended and flexible schedules. Nine camp sessions will be held over the course of the summer, each with its own theme. Ages 6 weeks-12 years. June 3-Aug. 2.


Chrysalis Christian Preschool
11522 Telge Road, Cypress
281-807-0764
www.chrysalischildren.org


Discover252
New Braunfels-based T Bar M brings its day camp experience to Houston’s First Baptist Church. The Christian-themed camp includes themed activities, outdoor games, inflatables and team-building exercises. First-sixth grades. July 29-Aug. 2. Call for cost information.


Houston’s First Baptist Church-Cypress Campus
11011 Mason Road, Cypress
713-264-4200
www.houstonsfirst.org/cypress


The Little Gym
Three-hour camps include games, arts and crafts, gymnastics, sport skills and physical activity. Camps take place Tue.-Thu. and vary between morning and afternoon camps. Ages 3-8. June-August. Call for costs.


The Little Gym of Copperfield
8488 Hwy. 6 N., Houston
281-859-3939
www.thelittlegym.com


The Little Gym of Cypress
27200 Hwy. 290, Cypress
281-861-4626
www.thelittlegym.com



Overnight


HFBC Rush Week
Students go on a weeklong trip to Panama City Beach, Florida, and take part in projects to serve the local community and churches. Campers travel with members of Houston’s First Baptist Church and stay in condos. Grades seven-12. July 19-25. Call for costs.


Panama City Beach, Florida
713-264-4200
www.houstonsfirst.org/cypress


Camp Olympia
The overnight camp offers more than 45 different daily activities for campers to choose from, including waterskiing, horseback riding, golf, fishing, sports, yoga and ping-pong. Two- and three-week sessions are available, and one-week terms are offered for ages 6-9. Ages 6-16. June 2-Aug. 10. $1,900 (one week), $3,705 (two weeks), $4,710 (three weeks).


723 Olympia Drive, Trinity
936-594-2541
www.campolympia.com

Camp Allen
The camp features more than 1,000 acres in Navasota, including an equestrian center, two lakes and nature trails. The camp is one of the largest summer camp programs in the Episcopal Church. Camp activities include archery, horseback riding, canoeing, swimming, and arts and crafts. Third-12th grade. June 2-Aug. 3.
$681 (per week).


18800 FM 362, Navasota
936-825-7175
www.campallen.org/summercamp


Camp Intersect
Houston’s First Baptist Church hosts a four-day overnight Christian camp that includes activities and Biblical teaching. Fourth-fifth grade. Call for costs.


Carolina Creek Christian Camps
84 Wimberly Lane, Huntsville
713-264-4200
www.houstonsfirst.org/cypress


Carolina Creek
Carolina Creek Christian Camps provides a variety of sports and activities for children in kindergarten through 12th grade. Campers who have completed kindergarten-fifth grade can also participate in four-day Wild Sessions instead of a full week of camp. Grades K-12. June 2-Aug. 10. $300-$816.


Carolina Creek Christian Camps
84 Wimberly Lane, Huntsville
936-594-4446
www.carolinacreek.org


Camp Blessing Texas
The Christian summer camp offers 10 weeks for individuals with special needs and siblings ages 7-12. Older siblings can volunteer. Ages 7-22. June 4-Aug. 10. $915 (per week), $245 (per week, volunteer).


7227 Camp Blessing Lane, Brenham
281-259-5789
www.campblessing.org

By Shawn Arrajj
Shawn Arrajj serves as the editor of the Cy-Fair edition of Community Impact Newspaper where he covers the Cy-Fair and Jersey Village communities. He mainly writes about development, transportation and issues in Harris County.


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