Richmond Summer Camp Guide 2017

Professional coaches teach fundamentals of soccer and help players improve their existing skills.

Professional coaches teach fundamentals of soccer and help players improve their existing skills.

Summer Adventure Club at Primrose Waterside Estates
Children from kindergarten through fifth grade focus on music, science, cooking, and reading and writing. Campers enjoy trips to various museums and local parks, animal encounters, crazy science, food experiments and field days. The adventure club runs Monday through Friday, June 5-Aug. 25, and costs $185 per week.

Primrose School at Waterside Estates
1810 Lewisville Drive, Richmond

Summer Camp powered by STEAM
Children ages pre-K through fifth grade experience many science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics, or STEAM, activities as well as field trips. Weekly themes include sports, cooking, world culture, space, animal adventures, engineering and science. The camp runs June 5-Aug. 25.

The Goddard School
21024 W. Bellfort St., Richmond

EnRich Spring Fling Day Camp
Children ages 3 (potty trained)-18 can participate in gymnastics, games, activities, themed days and more.  The cost is $150 per week for the first child and $100 for each additional child. 8 a.m. early drop off and 5 p.m. late pick is available for additional $20 for the week.


Paint Until You Faint summer camp
Children ages 5-16 enjoy painting two projects each day—either a large or small canvas in the morning and a ceramic mask or small canvas after lunch. The staff assists the campers by drawing an outline of what each child wants and letting them use their creativity to paint the rest. The camp runs Monday through Friday, June 5-Aug. 11. The cost is $225 for a full week or $45 for a single day.

Paint Until You Faint
5503 FM 359 Road, Richmond

Fun and Fitness Summer Camp
Fun and Fitness Gymnastics offers a full-day camp and extended-day options for children age 5 and older as well as half-day sessions for attendees age 4 and older. The camp runs Monday through Friday, June 5-Aug. 11. Half-day options cost $40 per day and $200 per week. Full-day and extended options cost $60-$70 per day and $275-$325 per week, respectively.

Fun and Fitness Gymnastics
25350 Canyon Fields Drive, Richmond

KE Camps Camp
KE Camps hosts children ages 5-10 for activities, such as arts and crafts, group games, team-building, recreational swimming and community service projects. Each week includes lessons in martial arts, golf and tennis. Lunch and snacks are provided. The camp runs from Monday through Friday, June 5-Aug. 4, and costs $220 per week for Pecan Grove Country Club members and $250 for nonmembers. The company also hosts a private camp for Black Hawk Country Club members.

Pecan Grove Country Club
3000 Plantation Drive, Richmond

TW Davis Jones Creek summer camp
Campers ages 6-12 enjoy activities, such as swimming, hiking, archery, baseball, basketball, horseshoes, arts and crafts, and science from June 5-Aug. 18. Bus stop pickups are available. YMCA members pay $145 per week, and nonmembers pay $180, each after a one-time $35 registration fee.

Jones Creek Ranch Park
7714 FM 359 Road, Richmond

Vacation Bible School-Calvary Episcopal Church
Students entering kindergarten through fifth grade participate in singing, crafts, games and Bible study. Participants learn about faith, trust and helping others. The closing day focuses on how each child is made differently and wonderfully. The VBS program runs June 19-23 and costs $5 for the week.

Calvary Episcopal Church
806 Thompson Road, Richmond

Vacation Bible School-Parkway Fellowship
Parkway Fellowship hosts its annual vacation Bible school for children 4 years old through entering fifth grade. Families are invited to the fourth evening for fun together with bounce houses, dunk booths, obstacle courses, fake tattoos and food. The VBS program runs June 25-28 and is free.

Parkway Fellowship
27043 FM 1093 Road, Richmond

Nutty Scientists summer camps
Campers ages 7-10 use science to investigate and analyze clues in the Nutty Crime Scene Investigators camp June 26-30. While campers ages 9-12 launch rockets and design habitats for Mars in the Blast off to Space Senior Camp, which runs June 12-16, campers ages 5-7 learn about building and engineering in the Little Builders Camp, which runs July 17-21. The senior camp costs $259, and the younger camps cost $169 if booked by May 15.

The Club at Aliana
17122 W. Bellfort Blvd., Richmond

All American Basketball Camp
Basketball players from kindergarten to eighth grade learn the fundamentals of the game, including ball handling, shooting, rebounding and individual and team offense and defense skills. They will also work on developing mental toughness and life skills. The camps run Monday through Thursday June 5-8, June 12-15, June 19-22 and June 26-29. The cost is $165 per camp if registered by May 28 and $185 afterward.

McNeill Elementary School
7300 S. Mason Road, Richmond

Summer Soccer Camp
Girls ages 8-16 and coeds ages 4-14 work on soccer skills with professional coaches in a fun environment that is free of pressure. Small group sizes help campers hone their skills. While younger players practice for 90 minutes, the older ones practice for three hours. The girls-only camp runs June 26-29, and the coed camps are July 3-6, July 10-13, and July 17-20. Camps for 4-7-year-olds cost $95, camps for children age 8  and older are $165.

Britannia Soccer Academy
Bob Lutts Park, Harlem Road, Richmond

Summer volleyball training camps and leagues
Various summer programs work with children ages 8-16 to help them learn and improve upon volleyball fundamentals, such as passing, setting, serving and hitting. The players can also participate in leagues to have fun and showcase what they have learned. Programs run June 5-Aug. 18. Pricing varies from $50-$300.

Texas One Athletics
6400 FM 723 Road, Richmond


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