Katy Summer Camp Guide 2013


Tools 4 Teens Summer Camp

Designed to empower, educate and encourage boys and girls, 13-18 years old, regarding key issues teens face today. This camp features riveting guest speakers teaching on the importance of making positive choices. Small group discussions as well as a fine art component compliment this unique camp. Each teen receives a personalized copy of the Tools 4 Teens book as well as other special keepsakes.

Ages: 13-18

Dates: June 24-28, 1-3 p.m.

Cost: $250(visit www.tools4lifebooks.org to view complete list of included items

or call 713-291-5525 for more information)

Location: The Fellowship at Cinco Ranch Church, Community Room, 22765 Westheimer Pkwy, Katy

American Robotics Academy

At Robotics camp, the staff focuses on team-building, problem solving, creativity and fun. Campers can attend a full- or half-day camp and will work with LEGO blocks, such as axles, gears, beams, wheels, motors and microcomputers.

Ages: 5–14

Dates: Weekly June 17–Aug. 23,

9 a.m.–12 p.m. (half day), 1–4 p.m. (half day),

9 a.m.–4 p.m. (full day)

Cost: $185 per week (half day),

$330 per week (full day)

Location: Holy Apostle Episcopal Church

1225 W. Grand Pkwy S., Katy

281-599-7626, www.roboticsacademy.com

Camp Katy Technology Camp

The week-long camp aims to educate young people in a variety of technical fields, such as graphic art, gaming, photography, computers, movies and other subjects. Weekly topics range from programming, creating mobile apps, movie production and computer skills.

Ages: 8–17

Dates: Weekly June 10–Aug. 23,

9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Cost: $495 per week, $899 for two weeks

Location: Camp Katy Main Campus

6193 Highway Blvd. Ste. 209

281-397-3770, www.campkaty.com

Katy GT Academy

Camps that are both academic in nature and more traditional are offered on a weeklong basis. Academics camps offer certified teachers and cover math, sciences, geography, and language classes in Chinese and Spanish. Other camps include sports, cooking and robotics.

Ages: 18 mo.–5 years (preschool program), grades K–8 (regular camps)

Dates: Weekly from June 10–Aug. 16

Cost: Vary by class from $155–195

Location: Katy GT Academy,

21020 Highland Knolls Drive, Katy

281-646-7360, www.katygtacademy.org

Kids R Kids Learning Academy Clubhouse Summer Camp

Five different clubhouse summer camps are offered: a technology club, CSI mystery club, culture club, studio art camp and action club, which focuses on reusing and recycling. Weeklong camps take place at the academy, but campers also go on field trips.

Ages: K–12 years

Dates: Weekly from June 10–Aug. 23,

6:15 a.m.–6:30 p.m.

Cost: $200 per week

Location: Kids R Kids Learning Academy of Cinco Ranch SW, 10602 S. Fry Rd., Katy

281-392-1414, cincoranchkrk.com

Young Chefs Academy

Three- or four-day camps help children learn how to cook. Camps include teaching campers how to create recipes from popular chefs and restaurants. Morning camps run from 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and afternoon camps from 1:30–4:30 p.m.

Ages: 4–15

Dates: Vary from June 3–Aug. 22

Cost: $120 (three days), $180 (four days)

Location: Young Chefs Academy, 2309 Williams Trace Blvd.

281-242-2665, youngchefsacademy.com

Kids in the Kitchen Cooking Camp

Camp goers focus on learning basic cooking skills through different activities and recipes.

Ages: 5–10 plus

Dates: June 17–19, July 8–12, Aug. 5–9,

9 a.m.–noon or 1–4 p.m.

Cost: $50 (three days, ages 5–9, residents. $75 non-residents), $75 (five days, ages 5–9, $100 non-residents)

Location: Bridgeland Activity Center, 16902 Bridgeland Landing, Cypress

281-304-1318, www.projectideakids.com

British Private Prep Schools

Ages: 5–12



Katy Family YMCA

Youth and Teen Day Camps: These two separate camps offer youth and teens opportunities to grow as leaders by giving participants decision making and planning opportunities. It offers a high and low ropes course, archery range, sports fields, covered basketball pavilion, nature trails and more. Teen campers will also go on field trips and to the YMCA for swimming. Each week has a different theme.

Ages: 6–12 (youth), 13–15 (teen)

Dates: Weekly sessions from June 10–Aug. 23, 7 a.m.–6:30 p.m.

Cost: $170 per week (members),

$210 per week (non members)

Location: Katy YMCA Camp Cinco

15050 Cinco Park Blvd., Houston

281-392-5055, ymcahouston.org/katy

Kidz Camp

Hosted by The Fellowship at Cinco Ranch, the four-day camp provides participants with fun and learning in the Texas Hill Country.

Grades: 3–5

Dates: June 10–13

Cost: $250

Location: Highland Lakes Camp and Conference Center

5902 Pace Bend Road N., Spicewood, TX

281-395-3950, thefellowship.org

The Little Gym Kid's Camp

Summer day camps combine the aspects of Little Gym classes with games, arts and crafts and special events. Each week offers a different interactive learning theme, such as "Extreme Sports of All Sorts." Campers can sign up for multi-week packages, single weeks or single days.

Ages: 3–8

Dates: June 10–Aug. 23

Cost: $33 (single day public),

$29 (gym member)

Location: The Little Gym of Katy,

23010 Highland Knolls, Ste. A, Katy

281-347-1400, www.thelittlegym.com

Faith West

Katy's faith-based community center offers multiple camps from Drama Kids International to Sport Camps to Camp Einstein. All cater to different interests and activities, and separate children into ages starting with those in kindergarten and ending with eighth graders.

It also hosts a robots camp.

Grades: Kindergarten–8

Dates: Weekly June 10–Aug. 22

Cost: Ranges from $135–$200

Location: 2225 Porter Road, Katy

281-391-5683, www.faithwest.org


Katy Youth Lacrosse

Run by a select group of high school and collegiate lacrosse players, the camp focuses on training and coaching aspiring lacrosse players.

Grades: Kindergarten–8

Dates: June 3–July 26,

8:30–10:30 a.m. (morning camps),

5–7 p.m. (evening advanced camp)

Cost: $25 per week (morning camps),

$30 per week (evening advanced camp)

Location: Cinco Ranch High School

23440 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Katy


SoccerTots Houston South

The organization offers four camps, including SoccerTots for toddlers and young children and SoccerTouch for children in elementary school. Both help enhance children's motor skills with games and activities while teaching the basic fundamentals of soccer in a non-competitive environment.

Ages: 18 months–6 years old (SoccerTots), 5–10 (SoccerTouch)

Dates: Weekly until May 5

Cost: Prices vary

Location: City Centre

815 Town and Country Lane

713-429-5312, www.soccertotshouston.com

American Kids Athletics

At its new 10,000-square-foot facility with more than two acres of outdoor play area, AKA camp provides an active and entertaining atmosphere where children can participate in arts and crafts, Bible studies, an obstacle course, and a variety of sports, including baseball, football, bowling and volleyball. Other activities include paintball, rock climbing and dodgeball.

Ages: 4–12

Dates: Weekly from June 4–Aug. 24

Cost: $168 per week

Location: AKA Sports Camp

3211 N. Fry Road, Katy

281-492-2411, www.akasportscamp.com

Katy Volleyball Academy

Camps range from helping beginners to working with advanced players on how to step up their game. Session one targets high school beginners, session two is a high school position and training tune up, session three is a kid's camp, session four is Power League Serve and Intensive Tune up, session five targets seventh graders, and session six targets eighth graders.

Grades: 2–12, depending on session

Dates: June 24–27 (session one), July 8–11 (session two and three), July 22-25 (session four), Aug. 5–8 (session five), Aug. 19–22 (session six), 6–9 p.m.

Cost: $160 (all sessions but kids camp), $135 (kids camp)

Location: Faith West Sports Complex

2211 Porter Road, Katy

281-391-4121, katyvolleyball.com

Home of Champions Football Camp

Katy High School Head Coach Gary Joseph helps children gain offensive and defensive football skills.

Ages: 7–13

Dates: July 22–25, 8–10 a.m.

Cost: $40

Location: Katy High School Tiger Stadium, 6331 Highway Blvd.


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