CAMP GUIDE: 24 summer camps planned for summer 2022 in The Woodlands area

Summer camps are scheduled throughout The Woodlands and surrounding areas. (Courtesy Cordovan Art Camp)
Summer camps are scheduled throughout The Woodlands and surrounding areas. (Courtesy Cordovan Art Camp)

Summer camps are scheduled throughout The Woodlands and surrounding areas. (Courtesy Cordovan Art Camp)

The Woodlands

1. Boni’s Dance & Performing Arts Studio holds ballet and tap intensive summer camps. The ballet intensive focuses on pointe, technique, conditioning and other ballet lessons. The tap intensive focuses on a capella tap, rhythm tap, turn progressions and other tap lessons. Boni’s also offers a fairytale princess camp for students whose age as of Sept. 1 will be 4-8 and a decades-themed camp for students whose age as of Sept. 1 will be 8-11. The camps will teach students games and dances.

Ages 4-11

June 6-July 30 (themes vary weekly)

$180-$350 plus $25 registration fee

9102 Forest Crossing Drive, The Woodlands



281-292-6121

www.bonisdance.com

2. The new Camp Invention program aims to inspire children’s creativity and build confidence. Children will team up with friends for hands-on science, technology, engineering and math adventures. Activities include adopting a robotic fish, exploring space, and building robots and marble arcades.

Grades K-6

Dates vary based on location

$245 and up

800-968-4332

https://invent.org/local

3. Career Exploration Camp at Lone Star College-Montgomery provides an opportunity for students to learn about careers. A schedule of times will be made available in April.

Ages 13-15

June 6-9, 13-16

$115 (weekly)

Lone Star College-Montgomery,

3200 College Park Drive, The Woodlands

936-273-7446

www.lonestar.edu/discovery-college.htm

4. Class Act Productions is hosting two summer stock shows. Students in first-fifth grades will take part in a production of “101 Dalmatians,” which will show June 10-11. Students in sixth grade and higher will take part in a production of “The Music Man Jr.,” which will show June 24-25. There are two daily sessions at each camp.

Grades 1-11

May 31-June 10 (grades 1-5), June 13-24 (grades 6-11)

$350-$400

25275 Budde Road, Ste. 25, The Woodlands

281-941-8500

www.classactproductions.org

5. Cordovan Art School offers instruction in video game art, theater, anime, drawing, painting, mixed media, watercolor, pottery, technology and other media. Camps are taught by professional teachers and are designed for all skill levels.

Ages 5-16

May 31-Aug. 19

Starts at $250 per week

8000 McBeth Way, Ste. 130, The Woodlands

281-645-6580

www.cordovanartschool.com

6. Discovery School of Innovation Summer Camp offers hands-on, themed activities for children.

Ages 5-10

June 6-10, June 27-July 1, July 11-15, July 18-July 22

$175

Christ Church United Methodist,

6363 Research Forest Drive,

The Woodlands

281-939-8139

www.discoverysi.org

7. In-Step Dance Center offers a variety of dance camps at The Woodlands studio. Camps offered include Broadway Bound for ages 7-14; Hip-hop Boot Camp for ages 7-12; Fairies, Mermaids and Mythical Creatures camp for ages 3-6; Pop Star Academy for ages 7-12; Acro-circus Adventure for ages 7-12 and 8-14; and Encanto Magic for ages 3-6.

Ages 7-14

June 13-July 29 (weekly camps vary)

$195-$200

281-298-7837

449 Sawdust Road, The Woodlands

www.instepdancecenter.com

8. The Miyagi Ken International Academy camp includes varied physical activities, strategy games and teamwork. that are carried out through color stations located in the academy’s facilities. Included are indoor and outdoor games such as the Ninja Warrior obstacle course, color war, mud trap, zip-line, treasure hunt, Sumo Challenge and karate skills inspired by Japanese culture.

Ages 6-12

May 30-June 24, July 4-15

$90 daily, $290 weekly

22936 Kuykendahl Road, Spring

936-217-3081

www.karateinthewoodlands.com

9. Momentum Karate and Fitness is hosting summer camp activities with up to three field trips per week to local parks, play centers, roller skating, karate classes and various other activities.

Ages 5-12

May 31-Aug. 9

$50 (daily), $205 (weekly)

832-813-5869

2230 Buckthorne Place Ste. 130, The Woodlands

www.momentumkarate.com

10. The Woodlands Art League is offering weekly summer camps during July. Imagine Me classes emphasize drawing and painting skills in cartooning, anime and short animations, and Around the World in Art classes include elements of art history and world cultures through art activities. The classes include drawing, painting, weaving, print making, collaging and sculpting. Topics for the weeks of July 19 and July 25 include Serengeti Safari and Amazon Rainforest. Students bring their own lunch.

Ages 7-16

Camps held weekly in July

$225-$265 (half day), $450-$475 (full day), plus materials

701 Sawdust Road, The Woodlands

www.woodlandsartleague.org

11. The Woodlands Children’s Museum offers nine weeklong summer workshop sessions that feature age-appropriate activities focusing on topics such as science, culture and arts.

Ages 4-10

June 6-Aug. 4

Contact museum for pricing

4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands

281-465-0955

www.woodlandschildrensmuseum.org

12. The Woodlands Christian Academy presents RISE-Recharge In Summer Enrichment. TWCA faculty- and staff-led, RISE includes a mix of academic, athletic, interest-based and fine arts camps for grades pre-K-12. Course offerings include rocketry, LEGO, and strength and conditioning.

Grades pre-K-12

June 6-10, 13,17; July 11-15, 18-22

$250-$300

5800 Academy Way, The Woodlands

936-273-2555

www.twca.net/warrior-life/summer-programs

13. The Woodlands Township holds summer camps for children to enjoy themed days with a variety of activities, games and crafts. Camps are held at two locations in The Woodlands. Campers can be registered for one to four days or for a full week of camp.

Ages 6-12

May 31-Aug. 9 (The Recreation Center at Bear Branch), May 31-Aug. 16 (The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming)

$60-$200

Recreation Center at Bear Branch Park, 5310 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands and Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park, 6464 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands

281-516-7348

www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

14. Villa Palooza summer camps at VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa include swimming, sports, crafts and field trips. Weekly themes include Beach Bash, Cooking Craze and Villa Olympics. Season passes are available. Special camps for athletics are available as well.

Ages 5-12

May 31-Aug. 12 (weekly camps)

$225-$338 (weekly)

4141 Technology Forest Blvd., The Woodlands

832-585-0822

www.villasport.com

15. Vitacca Vocational School for Dance offers two camps for different skill levels: Vitacca Children’s Dance Camp offers a week of dance instruction including ballet technique, and camps include ballet classes, choreography and crafts focused around a favorite, age-appropriate classical ballet. Vitacca Summer Ballet Intensive welcomes classically focused dancers with no audition required. Limited on-site registration available.

Ages 3.5-9 (dance camp), 9-19 (ballet)

May 31-June 4, July 11-15 (dance camp), June 6-10, June 13-17 (ballet)

$350-$700 (dance camp), $650-$1,250 (ballet)

9391 Grogans Mill Road, Ste. B1, The Woodlands

281-367-7185

www.vitaccadance.com

16. Wonders of The Woodlands Science Camp offers hands-on science classes this year such as astronomy, geology, zoology, medicine/health and chemistry with animals in every classroom, guest scientists and certified teachers. Classes are offered for special needs children and adults as well as a deaf education class.

Ages 3-fourth grade

June 27-July 1, July 11-15

$160

The Woodlands United Methodist Church, 2200 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands

281-297-5948

www.wowsciencecamp.com

17. YMCA Summer Day Camp includes games, sports, swimming, arts and crafts, educational activities and other activities at two locations in The Woodlands. Teen Camp includes sessions in serving learning and employable skills at the Shadowbend location only.Ages 5-11, 12-15

May 31-June 3

$175

The Woodlands Family YMCA at Branch Crossing, 8100 Ashlane Way, The Woodlands

The Woodlands Family YMCA at Shadowbend, 615 Shadowbend Place, The Woodlands

281-367-9622

www.ymcahouston.org

Magnolia

18. Paint & Bubbles Studio offers camps for children Mondays through Thursdays for morning or afternoon sessions. Camp sessions have different activities focused on building creativity, art skills and self-confidence. Camp art projects include painting, collaging, sculpting and crafting.

Ages 6-12

May 31-Aug. 4

$225 per child

31311 FM 2978, Ste. 107, Magnolia

346-703-2141

www.paintandbubbles.com/camps

Spring

19. In-Step Dance Center will host a variety of dance camps at the satellite studio located in the World Champions Centre. Camps include Hip-hop Boot Camp; Fairies, Mermaids and Mythical Creatures; Pop Star Academy; Princess Tea Party; and Encanto Magic.

Ages 3-12

June 20-24, July 11-13 (Hip-hop Boot Camp); June 13-16 (Fairies, Mermaids and Mythical Creatures); July 26-29 (Pop Star Academy); June 20-23, July 18-21 (Princess Tea Party); July 11-14 (Encanto Magic)

$195

281-298-7837

449 Sawdust Road, The Woodlands

www.instepdancecenter.com

20. Holcomb Family YMCA Summer Day Camp includes games, sports, swimming, arts and crafts, educational activities and other activities at the new Holcomb Family YMCA.

Ages 5-11

May 31-June 3

$175

281-367-9622

5201 Imperial Promenade, Spring

www.ymcahouston.org

21. Kiddie Academy in Creekside is offering a summer Olympics-style camp featuring a variety of health and wellness activities and visits to other Kiddie Academies around the area. Other summer camp activities will include ceramics and a foam party, and a splash day on Fridays.

Kindergarten-age 11

May 30-Aug. 12 (weekly)

$309 per week

8430 Creekside Forest Drive, Spring

832-835-0199

www.kiddieacademy.com

Tomball

22. Alodia Basketball Academy campers can choose from three camp options, including total player, shooting and competition as well as a full-day camp. Camps are open to incoming kindergartners through eighth-graders.

Grades K-8

May 31-Aug. 5 (The Woodlands), Aug. 12 (Tomball)

$150-$235 weekly

22601 Lutheran Church Road, Tomball

8711 Creekside Green Drive, The Woodlands

281-255-2552

www.alodiasports.com

Various locations

23. Primrose Schools at six locations in The Woodlands and surrounding areas will host a Summer Adventure Club camp with themes including include robotics, coding, art, cooking and science.

Kindergarten-age 10

Begins May 31

Cost varies by camp

www.primroseschools.com

Virtual

24. Language Kids World is holding virtual camps throughout the summer. Language Kids World helps children ages 3 to 10 connect to culture through language fluency and fun with its immersion summer camps in Spanish. Programs are taught by native-speaking language educators in a play-based and innovative environment. Languages include Spanish, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Italian, English (English as a Second Language) and Sign Language. Camps are for preschool (age 3-5) and elementary school (ages 6-10) with a maximum of eight students per group.

Dates: Weekly June 6-10 through Aug. 1-5

Cost: Cost: $75/week for elementary school and $35/week for preschool

www.languagekids.com/virtual-classes-and-camps

By Ally Bolender

Reporter, The Woodlands

Ally joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2021 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Texas State University. Ally covers education, local government, transportation, business, and real estate development in The Woodlands. Prior to CI, Ally served as news content manager of KTSW FM-89.9 in San Marcos, Texas.

By Andrew Christman
Andrew joined Community Impact Newspaper in early 2019 after moving from Indiana. He is a 2015 graduate from Indiana State University, where he received degrees in English and journalism. He has written for a number of small town publications throughout his career as a reporter.
By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.