2020 CAMP GUIDE: 16 summer camps in Sugar Land and Missouri City

Inspiration Stage hosts several camp sessions this summer. (Courtesy Inspiration Stage)
Inspiration Stage hosts several camp sessions this summer. (Courtesy Inspiration Stage)

Inspiration Stage hosts several camp sessions this summer. (Courtesy Inspiration Stage)

From coding to theater to karate, the Sugar Land and Missouri City area has a wide variety of options for summer camps for children. This list is not comprehensive.



ACADEMICS

1) Club SciKidz Camp

Dates: weekly June 8-July 10


Cost: $260-$315 (full day), $174 (half day), $25 per week (precamp care), $35 per week (postcamp care)

800 Brooks St., Sugar Land

713-589-8958

http://houston.clubscikidz.com

Faith Lutheran Church hosts a wide variety of science camps for children in pre-K through eighth grade. Topics for weeklong day camps include paleontology, engineering, meteorology, emergency veterinary practices, programming, coding, chemistry and surgery programs.

Code Ninjas

2A) Greatwood/Riverpark

Dates: weekly June 1-Aug. 21, day camps available May 28, 29; June 5; Aug. 10, 11

Cost: $225 per week (half day), $450 per week (full day), $50 per day (half day), $100 per day (full day), with additional charges for early drop-off and late pickup

17101 W. Grand Parkway S., Sugar Land

281-456-3010, ext. 2

www.codeninjas.com/locations/tx-greatwood

2B) Riverstone

Dates: weekly June 1-Aug. 7, day camps available May 28, 29; Aug. 10, 11

Cost: $275 per week (half day), $550 per week (full day), $75 per day (half day), $125 per day (full day), with additional charges for early drop-off and late pickup

18313 University Blvd., Sugar Land

281-456-3010 ext. 1

www.codeninjas.com/locations/tx-sugarland-riverstone

Campers ages 5 to 14 years old can learn concepts in several classes, such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, internet of things, animation, 3D printing, movie making and editing, Python, and building apps and websites. Each camp has 12 spots, and signing up by April 1 guarantees $100 off per camp.

3) Coder Kids

Dates: June 22-26

Cost: $220

17828 Winding Waters Lane, Sugar Land

832-640-9568

www.coderkids.com

Students in kindergarten through sixth grade at Fort Bend ISD’s Sullivan Elementary School campus can partake in various coding classes. Each program is a half-day program. These classes are only open to students or members at Sullivan Elementary.

4) Study Dorm

Dates: weekly June 1-Aug. 2

Cost: $120 per week (three half days), $200 per week (five half days), $216 per week (three full days), $360 per week (five full days), $80 per week (additional fee for extended day)

609 Dulles Ave., Ste. 500, Stafford

281-818-4760

www.mystudydorm.com

Study Dorm’s academic summer camp offers full-day and half-day math, reading and writing camps to students in first to 12th grade. Students will cover topics they might have not mastered during the previous semester, cover new topics and get ahead for the next school year in a fun environment. High school students will also prepare for the SAT, PSAT and ACT during sessions.

5) Summer Camps at HMNS Sugar Land

Dates: June 1-Aug. 3

Cost: TBA

13016 University Blvd., Sugar Land

281-313-2277

www.hmns.org/hmns-at-sugar-land/sugar-land-summer-camps

Movie Monster Maker, Super Science Magic, Master Spy Camp and Crazy for Coding are just a few of the camp options offered at the Sugar Land location of the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Camp sessions are available for children ages 6-12.

ARTS

6) Inspiration Stage

Dates: weekly June 1-Aug. 3

Cost: $250-$450

226 Lakeview Drive, Sugar Land

713-855-3653

www.inspirationstage.com/summer

Campers ages 4-19 can choose from 25 theater camps through Inspiration Stage at the historic Sugar Land Auditorium. The camp sessions are taught by theater professionals with assistance from high school and college interns. Each session lasts one week and includes a performance. From “The Little Mermaid” and “Annie” to “Willy Wonka” and “Seussical,” Inspiration Stage has formulated a wide variety of productions.

7) School of Rock Sugar Land

Dates: weekly June 1-Aug. 3

Cost: $249-$399

1935 Lakeside Plaza Drive, Sugar Land

832-939-8788

https://locations.schoolofrock.com/sugarland/music-camps

Campers ages 5-18 with varying levels of music experience can hone performance skills and build musical foundations. Camp sessions include themes, such as Imagine Dragons, Best of the ‘90s and The Beatles.

DAY CAMPS

8) Camp in the City

Dates: July 6-10

Cost: $290

431 Eldridge Road, Sugar Land

877-474-6326

www.pinecove.com/city/sugar-land-fumc

Camp in the City from Camp Pine Cove is coming to First United Methodist Sugar Land this summer. Upcoming first through sixth graders can partake in five days of camp with skits, activities and Bible studies.

9) The Walden School

Dates: weekly June 1-Aug. 14

Cost: $210-$256 (age 3), $188-$236 (age 4), $192-$228 (kindergarten to fifth grade)

16103-A Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land

281-980-0022

www.thewaldenschool.com

The Walden School’s summer camps include reading and math labs as well as arts and craft activities. The school also offers swimming, gymnastics, taekwondo, music and Kumon programs as well as field trips to destinations in the area.

LANGUAGES

Language Kids World

Dates: weekly June 8-Aug. 7

Cost: $229 per week (includes meals)

10A) Pump It Up Sugar Land

11325 Fountain Lake Drive, Stafford

10B) Cornerstone Christian Academy

2140 First Colony Blvd., Sugar Land

281-565-1388

www.languagekids.com

Language Kids World’s immersive summer camps help children ages 3-10 develop conversational skills in Spanish, Mandarin Chinese and French. The play-based camps are taught by native speakers who facilitate children’s interest in other cultures through interactive lessons and activities. Extended programs are available for an additional fee.

11) Spanish Schoolhouse

Dates: June 1-June 12, June 15-26, June 29-July 3, July 6-17, July 20-31

Cost: $392 for a two week five-day camp

1120 Soldiers Field Drive, Sugar Land

281-565-0390

www.spanishschoolhouse.com

Spanish Schoolhouse immersive camps for kids ages 3-8, hope to improve children’s language skills with hands-on, activity-driven programs. Theme-based activities include games, science experiments, contests, art and water activities.

SPORTS

Fort Bend Tennis Services

Dates: weekly throughout the summer

Cost: $145 per week (Sugar Land and Aliana residents), $155 per week (nonresidents)

12A) Clements High School, 4200 Elkins Road, Sugar Land

12B) Sugar Land City Park, 225 Seventh St., Sugar Land

12C) Aliana Westmoor, 11333 Westmoor Drive, Richmond

281-980-4219

www.fortbendtennis.com

Summer camps at Fort Bend Tennis Services are designed for beginner, intermediate and advanced players ages 8-17. Campers will participate in fitness drills, instruction, games and activities.

13) Olympia Gymnastics and Tumbling

Dates: June 15-19, July 13-17, Aug. 3-7

Cost: Until March 8: $195 (existing Olympia Gymnastics and Tumbling students), $210 (nonstudent); March 9- April 12: $205 (existing student), $220 (nonstudent); April 13-June 14: $210 (existing students), $235 (nonstudent)

7100 Knights Court, Missouri City

832-321-7100

www.olympiatx.com

Campers will have open gym time, play sports and compete in games. Students ages 4-13 of all skill levels are welcome. During the course of camp, there will also be special event days such as Carnival Day or Water Day. Extended care is offered at an additional cost, and meals and snacks can be purchased during camp.

14) Safety America Karate

Dates: weekly June 1-Aug. 11

Cost: $40 per day, $175 per week

2595 Cordes Drive, Sugar Land

281-980-3030

www.karatesugarland.com

Campers ages 4-13 at Safety America Karate will explore the gym’s Ninja Warrior course, indoor zipline, rock wall and various obstacle courses. Campers will also engage in a variety of games and activities.

15) Sienna Stables

Dates: weekly June 1-Aug. 7

Cost: $450 per week

8255 Camp Sienna Trail, Missouri City

281-778-7433

www.siennastables.com

Children ages 6-15 will learn basic riding skills; Western, English and Dressage riding techniques; horse management; horse safety; horse breed, color and markings; and horseback games. Sienna Stables can accommodate beginner, intermediate and advanced riders.

16) YMCA Day Camp

Dates: weekly June 1-Aug. 21

Cost: $135 per week (YMCA members), $175 per week (nonmembers)

4433 Cartwright Road, Missouri City

281-499-9622

www.ymcahouston.org/locations/fort-bend-family-ymca

Campers ages 5-15 can explore indoor and outdoor sports and games, theater and dance, creative arts, STEM and arts activities.

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