20 camps to consider for your child this summer

Hintze Dance Center

Hintze Dance Center

The Cy-Fair area offers a number of camps for children of all ages this summer. Options include day camps and overnight camps in both general and specialty areas.


Cy-Fair ISD fun camps
Cy-Fair ISD hosts annual fun camps each summer featuring weeklong sessions with a variety of hands-on activities. Topics include art, science, dance, cooking and sports, among others. Dates, cost and other details have yet to be announced. Specialty camps are held for six various weeks throughout the summer and operate from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Locations TBA

Club Rewind
The CFISD program offers weekly themed summer camp sessions. 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.

Aragon Middle School
16823 West Road, Houston

Keith Elementary School
20550 Fairfield Green Blvd., Cypress

A. Robison Elementary School
17100 Robison Woods Road, Cypress

Gleason Elementary School
9203 Willowbridge Park Blvd., Houston

Discovery College
Discovery College at Lone Star College-CyFair provides an opportunity for students to grow this summer with a variety of science, technology, engineering and math-based programs as well as athletics and performing and visual arts. Four one-week sessions are offered in the morning and afternoon. Ages 6-14. June 12-29 and July 10-13. Weekly sessions start at $97.

9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress

Day Camps

Artisan School of Dance
Summer programs are available for dancers of all levels and ages, including Dance Like a Princess or Prince, children’s workshop and dancer intensives. Several camps require placement by audition or recommendation. Space is limited. Ages 3-18. June 13-July 1 (advanced and intermediate intensives), June 21-July 21 (Dance Like a Princess or Prince, children’s workshop), July 11-22 (young dancer intensive). $125-$1,050  (series), $15-$30 (individual classes).

Artisan School of Dance
12603 Louetta Road, Ste. 110, Cypress

Camp Cypress
Hosted by Cypress Academy, three different summer camp programs are available. Camp Cypress provides weekly activities, such as bounce houses, splash days and games. CAPA Theatre camps focus on different elements of theater, including musical theater fundamentals and mock auditions. CAPA dance camps focus on theater dance skills. Ages 4 and older (Camp Cypress), age 5 and older (theater). 6 and older (dance). June 5-Aug. 25. Costs vary.

Cypress Academy
11707 Huffmeister Road, Houston
16710 House & Hahl Road, Cypress

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Cy-Fair Music and Arts
Camps hosted by Cy-Fair Music and Arts cover a wide variety of topics spanning art, drama and instrument camps for piano, drums and guitar. Art camps include modern art and art around the world, and drama camps include a Renaissance festival and far out fables. Ages 4-12 (art and drama camps), 5-11 (piano camps), 8-12 (guitar camps), 8-13 (drum camps). June 5-Aug. 11 (weekly camps). $155-$249 per week.

Locations vary

Hintze Dance Center
Camps include drill team camps for pom, kick, jazz, lyrical, contemporary and hip-hop as well as a variety of themed camps, including “Star Wars,” Disney Princess and “Moana.” Grades 6-12 (drill team), ages 4-9 (themed). June 5-16 (weekly drill team), June 12-19 and July 10-27 (four-day themed). $275 (drill team). $130 (themed).

Hintze Dance Center
17333 Spring Cypress Road, Ste. G, Cypress

15014 Spring Cypress Road, Ste. 220, Cypress

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Mind, Body and Spirit
Bricks4Kidz Cypress, NZone Sports and Copperfield Church collaborate on a unique summer camp offering academic, athletic and spiritual activities. Bricks4Kidz will offer several themed camps centered on building with Legos; NZone will offer basketball, soccer, flag football, golf and volleyball, and Copperfield Church will offer daily prayer and fellowship. Ages 5-12. June 5-Aug. 18. $250 (per week).

Copperfield Church
8350 Hwy. 6 N., Houston

Playhouse 1960
Students at two-week camps participate in acting games, exercises and improvisations as they learn lines and prepare for public performances. Campers can perform in four plays. Ages 5-15 (“The Wizard of Oz”), ages 9-17 (“Camp Rock”), ages 12-17 (“Spelling Bee” or “Summer Dance Jam”). Dates vary from June 5-July 18. $150-$250.

6814 Gant Road, Ste. 116, Houston

Sew Houston
Four-day summer camps for beginners and experienced sewers are available. Sew Houston is fully equipped with machines and all the necessary tools. Younger sewers make stuffed animals and bags. Teens make dresses or tops as well as bags or floor poufs. Ages 6-16. June 12-Aug. 10. $200 weekly (12-hour session).

7710 Cherry Park Drive, Ste. F, Houston

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Stageworks Theatre
Students in the Stageworks Theatre Acting Academy can participate in two- and three-week performance camps as well as one-week themed camps that teach various elements of the dramatic arts, including choreography, stagecraft, singing and creature creation. Ages 4-16 (one-week camps), 6-14 (performance camps), 11-18 (teen production camps). Dates vary from June 5-Aug. 18. $125-$450.

10750 Grant Road, Houston

Overnight Camps

Camp Allen
Located in Navasota, Camp Allen’s summer camp is one of the largest summer camp programs in the Episcopal Church. Each summer, over 1,900 campers from across Texas come to refocus and relax. Camp activities include archery, horseback riding, canoeing, swimming, and arts and crafts. Grades 3-12. June 4-Aug.10. $618 (one week).

Camp Allen Conference and Retreat Center
18800 FM 362, Navasota

Camp Blessing Texas
Camp Blessing Texas is for children who have a primary diagnosis of a physical or intellectual disability. Camp Blessing Texas also invites all siblings, ages 7-13, of their campers to be a camper as well. The camp also holds young adult and adult camp weeks for attendees age 20 and older. Age 7 and older. June 6-Aug. 12. $895 (per week).

9402 Palestine Road, Brenham

Camp Coyote
Camp Coyote is an interdenominational Christian summer camp that offers sports and adventure activities, including horseback riding, a private 55-acre water ski lake and a ropes course. Multi-week terms are available. Ages 7-17. June 4-Aug. 5. $895 (one week), $1,695 (two weeks), $2,495 (three weeks).

80 Rose Ranch Road, Huntsville

Camp Cullen
Campers head out to a 530-acre campground along the shores of Lake Livingston for weeklong camps hosted by the Houston YMCA throughout the summer. Activities include adventure courses, sports, horseback riding and spiritual development and weekly themes, such as “Wild West,” “Superheroes” and “Time traveling.” Campers can access a horsemanship track and watersports track for an additional cost. Ages 7-17. June 11-Aug. 5. $849 (per week, members), $949 (per week, nonmembers).

460 Cullen Loop, Ste. A, Trinity

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Camp Olympia
Days are filled with camp activities at Camp Olympia where campers get to choose from more than 40 different daily activities ranging from wakeboarding to golf to horseback riding. Camp Olympia offers multiweek camp options. One-week terms are for children ages 6-9 only. Ages 6-16. June 4-Aug.12. $1,795 (one week), $3,495 (two weeks), $4,495 (three weeks).

723 Olympia Drive, Trinity

Carolina Creek
Carolina Creek Christian Camps provides a variety of sports and activities in an exciting environment 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. A two-week intensive program is also available for high school students. Grades K-12. June 4-Aug. 12. $780 (per week).

84 Wimberly Lane, Huntsville


ASICS Willowbrook Sports Complex
The sports complex offers two-, three- and four-day volleyball summer camps and clinics for all ages and skill levels. Camps range from helping players strengthen their skills to training for a specific position. Grades K-12. June 5-Aug. 16. $75-$315.

Willowbrook Sports Complex
12539 Perry Road, Houston

Dynamos Future Starsnand Select Camp
Two weekly camps are available for players of varying skill levels. The Future Stars camp is open to beginners and includes skills training and fun games for players who want to improve their skills. The Dynamos Select camp is a full-day program designed in two sessions of intensified, advance instruction for competitive soccer play. Ages 6-16 (future stars), 9-18 (select camp). Dates and costs for the 2017 camps are TBA.

Dyess Park
16822 Kitzman Road, Cypress

K2 Academy of Kids Sports
Camps are targeted at different age groups and are available for different times of the day and number of days per week. Activities include gym time, outdoor time, sing-a-longs and group games, depending on age group. Grades pre-K-8. June 5-Aug. 25. Costs vary.

15255 N. Eldridge Parkway, Cypress

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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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