2021 Camp Guide: 16 upcoming spring break, summer and virtual camps in the Katy area

With spring break right around the corner and summer quickly approaching, the time to sign Katy-area kids up for camps has arrived.

Whether kids are looking to get outdoors, work on their athletic abilities or learn new computer skills, parents searching for camps have a variety to choose from in the Katy area.

This list is not comprehensive.

Spring break camps


Challenge Island

Dates: March 15-19

Cost: $115 (half day), $215 (full day)


www.challenge-island.com/nwhouston-katy

281-901-1034

Cinco Ranch Lakehouse

25202 Springwood Lake Drive, Katy

Challenge Island camps teach science, technology, engineering and math skills through fun and engaging activities. This spring break, children will learn about natural disasters, decode spy messages, build roller coasters and more as they imagine, problem solve and participate in hands-on activities.

Code Ninjas

Dates: March 15-19

Cost: $325 (full day)

www.codeninjas.com/tx-katy-west/camps/day-camp

281-665-7412

2780 FM 1463, Katy

Code Ninjas camps aim to transform a child’s love for technology into an exciting learning adventure. The camps are full of activities that help empower kids to gain valuable technology skills and make new friends. The camps are recommended for ages 7-14.

Katy Sports and Fitness

Dates: March 15-19

Cost: $149 weekly (half day) or $35 per child per day, $219 weekly (full day) or $55 per child per day, sibling discounts available

www.katysportsandfitness.com

832-222-9140

26440 FM 1093, Ste. C, Richmond

Camps at Katy Sports and Fitness focus on sports and fitness training while making sure the children have fun. The curriculum changes daily to keep each child engaged and interested in what they are learning. Through the duration of the camps, kids will be active through different games, activities, fitness routines and sports. Camps encourage being physically active to develop healthy lifestyle habits.

USA Ninja Challenge

Dates: March 15-19

Cost: $45 per participant per day

www.ninjakatytx.com

281-394-1986

22564 Franz Road, Katy

At the active USA Ninja Challenge spring break camp, instructors will guide kids through different obstacles, courses and games. The camp is open to participants of all abilities.

Athlete Training + Health

Dates: March 15-19

Cost: $159; sibling discounts available

www.athletetrainingandhealth.com/katy

713-568-8986

23910 Katy Freeway, Katy

Kids who attend camp at Athlete Training + Health will participate in weight training, skills drills, games and friendly competitions. Kids will work on coordination, teamwork skills and more. The camp strives to create a positive environment to increase a participant’s athletic ability through exposure to performance coaching. The camp is for kids ages 8-12.

Pure Soccer

Dates: March 15-19

Cost: $250 for the week, $60 for an

individual day depending on availability

www.puresoccerkaty.com

346-387-6788

25730 Westheimer Parkway, Katy

Pure Soccer specializes in focused training for young soccer athletes. Campers will practice soccer skills including power shooting, dribbling and agility techniques. Camps are open for kids age 6 and older.

Summer camps


Camp West

Dates: June 14-18, June 21-25, June 28-July 2, July 12-16

Cost: $300 or $275, extra fees for early drop-off and late pickup

www.campwest.org

281-391-5683

Faith West Academy

2225 Porter Road, Katy

At Camp West, campers can enjoy a sports complex with swimming lakes, a double gymnasium, a rock wall, two ball fields, sand volleyball courts and more. Campers are divided by age group and participate in age-appropriate activities with their counselors. Camp West is open to all children entering kindergarten through eighth grade.

Drama Kids International

Dates: June 21-25, July 12-16, August 2-6

Cost: $175 (half day), $275 (full day)

www.dramakids.com/katy-west-houston-cinco-ranch-fulshear-tx/

281-829-2287

Cinco Ranch Lake House

25202 Springwood Lake Drive, Katy

This year, summer camps at Drama Kids International include “Fun With Fables,” a “Hollywood Who-Dun-It!” and “Inspiration Playhouse–Fairy Tales.” All camps include games, activities, crafts and performances.

Challenge Island

Dates: June 7-11, June 28-July 2, July 5-9, July 19-23

Cost: $120 (half day), $225 (full day)

www.challenge-island.com/nwhouston-katy

281-901-1034

Cinco Ranch Lakehouse

25202 Springwood Lake Drive, Katy

Challenge Island camps teach science, technology, engineering and math skills through fun and engaging activities. The 2021 summer camps have a wide-range of themes, from “Potions Master,” “Time Travelers, “Mechanical Engineering,” and more.

Funtastik Labs

Dates: May 31-June 4, June 7-11,

June 14-18, June 21-25, June 28-July 2, July 6-9, July 12-16, July 19-23, July 26-30, Aug. 2-6, Aug. 9-13Cost: $159

www.funtastiklabs.com

281-819-6363

615 S. Mason Road, Katy

Funtastik Labs offers a variety of camps focused on science, arts, engineering and more throughout the summer. Themes for camps in 2021 include “Crazy Chemistry,” “Future Entrepreneurs,” “The Artist’s Workshop,” “Inventors Bootcamp” and more. All camps are for kids ages 5-12.

Vacation Bible School at St. Faustina Catholic Church

Dates: July 19-23

Cost: TBD

www.saintfaustinachurch.org

346-773-3500

[email protected]

28102 FM 1093, Fulshear

The theme for this year’s Vacation Bible School at St. Faustina Catholic Church is “Treasured: Discovering You’re Priceless to God.”

YMCA

Dates: June 1-4, June 7-11, June 14-18,

June 21-25, June 28-July 2, July 6-9, July 12-16, July 19-23, July 26-30, Aug. 2-6, Aug. 9-13Cost: Prices for camps vary; most start at $175

www.ymcahouston.org/summer-camp

713-659-5566

Camp Cinco: 15050 Cinco Park Road, Katy

Mark A. Chapman YMCA at Katy Main Street: 1350 Main St., Katy

Monty Ballard YMCA at Cinco Ranch: 22807 Westheimer Parkway, Katy

The YMCA offers summer camp programs throughout the Greater Houston region, including at three locations in the Katy area. Camp activities include arts and crafts, swimming, sports programs and more.

Camp Cove

Dates: June 7-10, June 14-17, June 21-24

Cost: $200

www.thefellowship.org

281-395-3950

[email protected]

22765 Westheimer Parkway, Katy

Hosted by The Fellowship, Camp Cove’s goal is to connect kids with old and new friends in a fun and safe environment. Children will learn about God and enjoy games, crafts and more. Camp Cove is open to kids ages 2 to 6.

Code Ninjas

Dates: June 1-4, June 7-11, June 14-18,

June 21-25, July 28-July 2, July 5-9,

July 12-16, July 19-23, July 26-30,

Aug. 2-6, Aug. 9-13

Cost: Prices for camps vary from $150-$300

www.codeninjas.com/tx-katy-west/camps/day-camp

281-665-7412

2780 FM 1463, Katy

Code Ninjas camps aim to transform a child’s love for technology into an exciting learning adventure. Summer camps in 2021 cover a range of topics, including building your own website, coding an arcade from scratch, storytelling and moviemaking in Minecraft, and more.

The University of Houston-Downtown

Dates: June 7-11, June 7-17, June 14-18, June 21-25, June 21-July 1, June 28-July 2, July 6-9, July 6-15, July 12-16

Cost: Varies

www.compucamp2021.com

Faith West Academy

2225 Porter Road, Katy

The University of Houston-Downtown hosts one- and two-week summer camps focused on technology, science, engineering, arts, finance and more in the Katy area at Faith West Academy. Camp programs include programming in Java, game design, public speaking and more.

Virtual camps


Coder Kids

Dates: March 15-19

Cost: $165

www.coderkids.com

832-640-9568

Coder Kids camps help give kids the skills and tools to operate in the technology-driven world. The spring break camp choices this year include “Minecraft Adventure” and “Scratch Game Design.” The camps are for kids entering second through fifth grade.
By Morgan Theophil
Morgan joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2021 as the reporter for the Katy edition. She graduated from the University of Oregon's School of Journalism in 2018.


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