There are a number of summer camp options in Cy-Fair and the Greater Houston Area for children and young adults of all ages. Options include overnight camps, academic camps, sports camps and general camps.
Lone Star College-CyFair
9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress
Dates: June 13-July 14
Cost: Weekly sessions start at $97.
Programs engage campers ages 9-14 in science, technology, engineering, math and arts. Morning sessions begin at 8:30 a.m., and afternoon sessions start at 1 p.m.
SUMMER OF LEADERS
Young Leaders Vintage Park
106 Vintage Park Blvd., Ste. E, Houston
Dates: June 8-Aug. 14
Cost: $65 (per day), $200 (per week)
Camps range from activity-based camps such as cooking, art and music to educational camps, such as science.
Arts & performance
ARTISAN SCHOOL OF DANCE
12603 Louetta Road, Cypress
Dates: June 15-July 17
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.
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CY-FAIR MUSIC AND ARTS
Dates: June 6-Aug. 19 (weekly camps)
Cost: $155-$245 per week
Camps hosted by Cy-Fair Music and Arts cover a wide variety of topics spanning music, art, drama and instrument camps for piano, drums and guitar.
COLOR ME MINE
24140 Hwy. 290, Ste. 300, Cypress
Ages: 5-12 recommended
Dates: June 6-Aug. 4 (available as daily workshops or four-day weekly camps from Mon.-Thu.)
Cost: $30 (workshop), $135 (week-long camp)
Camps each week follow a specific theme, such as "Princess and Superheroes" and "All About Texas." Activities range from painting to crafts and canvas art.
HINTZE DANCE CENTER
17333 Spring Cypress Road, Cypress
Dates: June 13-July 22 (academy dance session), June 13-July 17 (drill team boot camp), June 13-July 17 (company dance intensive)
Camps include the academy dance session (preschool through preprofessional), the company dance intensive (intermediate to advanced levels) and drill team boot camp.
HOUSTON FAMILY ARTS CENTER
10750 Grant Road, Houston
Dates: June 6-Aug. 19
Students learn a variety of singing, dancing and acting techniques at camps that run for one, two or three weeks. Classes also focus on skills and production techniques.
PLAYHOUSE 1960 CAMPS
6814 Gant Road, Ste. 116, Houston
Ages: 5-12 (“Seussical Jr.” camp), 9-16 (“Hairspray Jr.” camp), 12-16 (“13” camp)
Dates: June 6-19 (“Hairspray Jr.” and “13” camps), June 13-26 (“Seussical Jr.” camp)
Cost: $250 per camper
Camps include two weeks of acting games, exercises and improvisations as campers learn lines and prepare for public performances of three selected plays. Campers also learn the elements of theatrical sets, costume design and live theater.
SIX STRINGS MUSIC ACADEMY
13302 Grant Road, Cypress
Dates: June 6-Aug. 12
Campers can sign up for a two- or three-week band camp in genres such as rock band, worship or country. Band camps cover vocals, guitar, drums, bass, piano and violin and end with a summer performance. Strings camps cover violin, viola, cello and upright bass.
Cy-Fair ISD camps
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
Ages: kindergarten-eighth grade
Dates: June 6-Aug. 12
Cost: $140 (weekly tuition)
The CFISD program offers weekly themed summer camp sessions. Each session features a hands-on activity related to the weekly theme, arts and crafts, reading time, games and other activities.
Spillane Middle School
13403 Woods Spillane Blvd., Cypress
Ages: K-eighth grade
Dates: June 6-Aug. 5 (weekly camps)
Cost: $25 (per child registration fee), $114 (camp and supply fees)
CFISD hosts annual fun camps each summer featuring weeklong sessions with a variety of hands-on activities. Themes include: water wars, cooking, crafts, sports and trendy topics, such as Angry Birds and Minecraft.
D. Bradley McWilliams YMCA
19915 Hwy. 249, Houston
Ages: 5-10 (kids camps), 11-15 (teens camp)
Dates: June 6-Aug. 19
Cost: $165 per week (members), $195 per week (nonmembers)
Activities include nature walks, gym access, swimming and archery. Registration cost includes one field trip per week.
7710 Cherry Park Drive, Ste. F, Houston
Dates: June 6-Aug. 26 (Mon.-Thu.)
Cost: $200 weekly (12-hour course)
Children and teenagers can learn the basics of hand and machine sewing during weekly camps. Students make projects, such as a pillow, wallet, stuffed toy or tote bag.
84 Wimbley Lane, Huntsville
Ages: kindergarten-fifth grade (The Wild), grades 6-12 (Creekside)
Dates: May 29-Aug. 6 (four days for Wild sessions, six days for Wild week camps and seven days for Creekside week camps)
Cost: $400 (Wild session), $775 (Wild week and Creekside week)
Camps provide activities in a Christianity-friendly environment. Activities include zip lines, swimming, a waterpark and tubing.
CAMP BLESSING TEXAS
Ages: 7-20, 20+ for adult week
Dates: June 9-Aug. 6 (five-day camps)
Cost: $595 per week
Camp Blessing is a five-day camp for children with special needs or disabilities. Activities include archery, canoeing, arts and crafts, music, sports, and water games.
723 Olympia Drive, Trinity
Ages: 6-9 (for one-week camp); 7-16 (for two- and three-week camps)
Dates: June 6-Aug. 26
Camp Olympia is a traditional overnight summer camp for boys and girls located on Lake Livingston in Trinity. Activities range from wakeboarding to horseback riding and a challenge course and golf.
CAMP QUALITY TEXAS
Camp Forest Glen, Huntsville
Dates: July 18-23
Camp Quality is an overnight camp catering to children who have been diagnosed with cancer. Cost per camper is estimated at $2,500, but the nonprofit camp covers all costs through donations and community support. A charity golf tournament is set for May 16 at The Club at Falcon Point in Katy.
ASICS WILLOWBROOK SPORTS COMPLEX
12539 Perry Road, Houston
Dates: June 6-Aug. 17
The sports complex offers summer camps and clinics for all ages and skill levels. Camps range from helping players to strengthen skills to training for a specific position.
K2 ACADEMY OF KIDS SPORTS
15255 N. Eldridge Parkway, Cypress
Ages: 18 months-seventh grade
Dates: June 6-Aug. 18
Cost: $92 for two days (9 a.m.-4 p.m.), $205 (weekly)
Activities include gym time, crafts, snow cones and field trips. Camps are divided up by age group.
19909 Juergen Road, Cypress
Dates: June 6-Aug. 19
Cost: $35 per day
Sandlot Sports hosts a variety of baseball, softball and other recreational camps each summer. The facility in Cypress features turf and several fields on-site.
Although Community Impact Newspaper attempted to include all local summer camps, this list is not intended to be comprehensive.