GUIDE: 10 camps offered in Pearland this summer

Here are some camps that will be open this summer near Pearland. (Designed by Elyssa Turner/Community Impact Newspaper)
Here are some camps that will be open this summer near Pearland. (Designed by Elyssa Turner/Community Impact Newspaper)

Here are some camps that will be open this summer near Pearland. (Designed by Elyssa Turner/Community Impact Newspaper)

Editor's note: Due to COVID-19, the status of campus may be fluid this summer. We will update this article and add or remove camps when and if the need arises.

On May 18, Gov. Greg Abbott announced summer camps may open starting May 31. While not all summer camps will be holding camp as planned this year, here are 10 Pearland camps that will be offered.



Alpha Omega Gymnastics



June 1-Aug. 7



$110-$220



​11720 W. Broadway St., Ste. 136, Pearland



281-969-7054



www.alphaomegagymnastics.com



The summer camp program includes gymnastics, along with arts and science projects and an in-house field trip for age 3 and older. There will also be Slip 'n Slides, water games and water balloons. Half-day, drop-in and extended-day rate options are available.



Bailey Oaks Farms



June 1-July 17



$400-$480 per week



7220 CR 128, Alvin



281-756-7254



www.baileyoaksfarms.com/camps



Campers ride every day and learn how to groom, tack and care for their horses. They also participate in several horse-related activities and games on a 40-acre facility. This year, there are half-day and full-day options for camps. Camps are geared toward riders ages 6-12.



Bricks & MiniFigs Pearland



July 27-31



$150



11200 Broadway St., Ste. 710



602-317-7448



https://bricksandminifigs.com/pearland-tx/



Bricks and MiniFigs will offer an Engineering with Legos camp in July. The camp has options for children ages 5-7 and 7-12. The camp for 5- to 7-year-olds will be held 9 a.m.-noon; the camp for 7- to 12-year-olds will be held 1-4 p.m.



Idea Lab Kids



June 1-Aug. 15



$165 half day/$295 full



11710 Broadway St., Ste. 124, Pearland



832-295-0796



www.pearland.idealabkids.com



Idea Labs Kids will offer virtual and in-person camps, which would allow a maximum of eight students to a classroom due to the coronavirus. Camps are offered from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., or half-day options are available from 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m. Extended care is also available from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. The camp themes include arts, cooking and engineering. Camps are geared toward children ages 5-13.



Inner Fire Martial Arts



May 4-end of summer



$130 a week ($10 sibling discount)



1816 Pearland Parkway, Ste. 150, Pearland



281-721-2881



www.innerfiremartialarts.com/summer-camp-pearland



Camps are geared toward ages 5-13 and offer karate lessons that build confidence and discipline. Summer camps will run until the end of the summer; camp participants will be able to reserve a spot in the after-school program as well.



Kids Robotics Academy



Dates: May 26-Aug. 14



$300 (half day), $400 (full day)



8201 Broadway St., Ste. 143



713-454-7004



www.kidsroboticsacademy.com



The Robots and Drones summer camps will offer campers the chance to build their own robotic models and learn how to program drones. The STEM-based curriculum is appropriate for children ages 4-14.



Odyssey Cheer



June 8-9, 22-23; July 13-14; Aug. 3-4



$120



3802 Masters Road, Pearland

281-741-0531



www.odysseycheer.com



Odyssey Cheer offers a tumbling camp with activities to polish tumbling skills. Camps run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and are geared toward children age 5 and older.



Reflex The Pearland Gymnastics Academy



June 1-Aug. 14



$60-$215



2530 Garden Road, Ste. I, Pearland



281-412-3350



www.pearlandgym.com



Camps will offer gymnastics, games, and arts and crafts. Parents can sign up children for three- and five-day weekly options. Reflex also allows daily drop-ins for $60. Camps are targeted toward children ages 4-12.



Shard Yard



June 6-July 30



$125/child ($10 sibling discount)



2407 W. Parkwood Ave., Ste. 116, Friendswood



281-686-2057



www.theshardyard.com



Camp topics for each one-week session are Magic Potions; Under the Sea with Mermaids and Pirates; Fairy and Gnome Gardens; In a Galaxy Far, Far Away; Animals of the World; and Doll House Camp. Camps are limited to 16 kids a session. All camps are hosted with Gander Studio at 415 S. Gordon St., Alvin, for new first-graders and up.



SMART Core Labs



May 25-Aug. 14



$300 per week full day, $165 half day (9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m.)



2809 Miller Ranch Road, Ste. 401



832-736-5691



www.smartcorelabs.com

SMART Core Labs offers STEM and arts camps revolving around coding, robotics, engineering, chemistry, physics and biology. Kindergarten through high schoolers are broken down by age group. Extended day options are available and include early drop-off and late pickup.

By Haley Morrison
Haley Morrison came to Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after graduating from Baylor University. She was promoted to editor in February 2019. Haley primarily covers city government.


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