1. Camp Invention
Dates: July 8-12
Christ Community School
1488 Wellman Road, The Woodlands
Dates: June 24-28
Christ Church United Methodist
6363 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands
The camp offers a variety of hands-on programming related to creative problem solving, teamwork, entrepreneurship, engineering and curiosity designed to make students think like scientists. The camp has two sessions in The Woodlands for children in kindergarten through sixth grade.
2. Discovery College
Lone Star College-Montgomery,
3200 College Park Drive, The Woodlands
Discovery College at Lone Star College-Montgomery and LSC-Creekside Center provide an opportunity for students to grow with a variety of one-week, hands-on science-, technology-, engineering-, art- and math-based programs as well as athletics.
3. Language Kids World
Dates: May 26-Aug. 21
Cost: $229 per week
536 Sawdust Road, Spring
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.
4. Idea Lab Kids
Dates: June 15-Aug. 21
Cost: $230 (half-day), $430 (full-day) per week
26131 Kuykendahl Road, Ste. 302, The Woodlands
The camp offers a variety of science-based summer activities including sustainable engineering, space engineering, coding, website development and robotics. Camps run weekly in either half-day or full-day programs for •ages 5-14. • 5 • Vottron
Dates: June 1-July 31
Cost: $150 per session
3759 FM 1488, Ste. 475, The Woodlands
Children ages 5 and up can participate in a variety of educational camps focused on robotics and programming. Campers can work with Lego robotics, build a website, learn the Python language and other activities.
6. Wonders of the Woodlands (WOW!) Science Camp
Dates: June 22-26, July 6-10
The Woodlands United Methodist Church
2200 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands
WOW! Science Camp offers hands-on experiments, games, centers and activities based around a variety of scientific topics for children ages 3 1/2 through fifth grade.
7. Class Act Productions
Summer Stock Shows
Dates: June 10-14 (ages 6-10),
June 17-21 (ages 11-16)
25275 Budde Road, Ste. 25, The Woodlands
The Woodlands-area theater program offers a pair of summer sessions for children to learn about theater, singing and acting through two separate productions of “Annie” and “Aladdin Jr.”.
8. The Kangaroo Forest
Dates: June 3-Aug. 12
Cost: $825 per month
7303 S. Forestgate Drive, Spring
This summer program offers children ages •5 to 12• a variety of daily activities and several weekly field trips throughout the Houston area.
9. Paint & Bubbles Studio
Dates: June 8-Aug. 6
Cost: $180-$375, early bird pricing through April 30
31311 FM 2978, Ste. 107, Magnolia
Campers can choose from multiday art, sewing, doll house creation and theater arts camps, such as a “Harry Potter” art camp. Paint & Bubbles offers camps for select ages. A new decor camp debuts this summer for tweens. Times vary.
10. Teora Music School “Summer Jam”
Dates: June 1-July 31
Cost: $420 per week, after-camp activities
$18 per hour
24913 Kuykendahl Road, Stes. C and D, Tomball
Teora’s summer camp allows students to join a band. As part of a summer ensemble, campers will arrange, record and perform their songs in a group setting with coaching from certified musical instructors.
11. Woodlands Academy For The Performing Arts
Dates: June 1-Aug. 7
Sts. Simon and Jude, 26777 Glen Loch Drive,
The camp teaches children ages 5 to 12 to sing, act and dance. Each camp is based on a different theme, and at the end of each week parents are invited to view a performance.
12. Ivy Kids Early Learning Center
Dates: June 1-Aug. 7
Cost: $205 per week
28813 Birnham Woods Drive, Spring
The weekly theme-based camps at Ivy Kids of Birnham Woods include field trips. Other activities include athletics, robotics, cooking, and daily activities including play time at the facility’s splash pad.
13. Stepping Stones Preparatory Academy
Dates: June 1-Aug. 10
Cost: $230 weekly
11900 Crane Brook Drive, The Woodlands
Programming with the theme “Camptastic” includes two swimming days and two field trips each week, with daily activities based around art, STEM and cooking projects.
14. Stepping Stones Child Care
Dates: June 1-Aug. 11
Cost: $220 per week, plus $150 supply and registration fee
10601 Falconwing Drive, The Woodlands
Campers participate in off-campus and in-house field trips as well as a variety of activities and projects based around weekly themes such as nature, swimming, superheroes, space and travel.
15. Summer Camp Adventures
Dates: May 26-July 31
Cost: $165 (weekly)
Bear Branch Elementary,
8909 FM 1488, Magnolia
Campers may be shuttled from Magnolia Elementary, located at 31900 Nichols Sawmill Road, Magnolia. Summer activities include field trips, swimming, STEM challenges, sports, creative arts and friendship building. Discounts are available for siblings and Magnolia ISD employees as well as students qualified to receive free and reduced lunches. Camp price is reduced for those registering before May 1.
16. Sunny Dayz Summer Camp
Dates: June 1-Aug. 18
Cost: $50 per day, $125 for three days,
$200 for five days
The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park6464 Creekside Forest Drive,
The Recreation Center at Bear Branch Park5310 Research Forest Drive,
Campers’ daily activities include arts and crafts, gym games and trips to the park and pool. Field trips are also held weekly, and Rob Fleming Park campers may participate in kayaking and archery.
17. The Little Gym
Dates: June 1-Aug. 7
Cost:$30 (member), $35 (nonmember) daily; $135 (member), $157.50 (nonmember) five-day pass
17947 I-45 S., Ste. 214, Shenandoah
The Little Gym of The Woodlands offers a three-hour camp for children ages 3-8. Each day of camp involves a creative storyline that will incorporate opportunities for children to exercise their muscles, imaginations and cooperation skills. Arts, crafts and snacks are included.
18. The Woodlands Children’s Museum
Dates: June 1-Aug. 6
Cost: contact museum for pricing
4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands
Weeklong summer workshop sessions are open for children ages 4 to 10 and feature age-appropriate activities focusing on topics such as science, culture and arts.
19. The Woodlands Family YMCA
Dates: June 1-August 7
Cost: $175/week (members), $215/week (nonmembers); Leaders in Training (ages 13-15): $110/week (members), $130/week (nonmembers)Branch Crossing
8100 Ashlane Way, The Woodlands Shadowbend
6145 Shadowbend Place, The Woodlands
Day camps feature artistic, educational and athletic activities in addition to fields trips and nature exploration. Teen Camp and Leadership in Training programs feature similar activities in addition to college campus tours and job training.
20. Alodia Basketball Academy
Dates: June 1-Aug. 13
Cost: $150 (half-day sessions weekly), $225 (combo camp weekly)
Woodlands Sportsplex, 25127 Gosling Road, The Woodlands
Campers can choose from three camp options, including a total player camp, a shooting camp and a competition camp as well as a full-day camp that is a combination of two camps.
21. VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa
Dates: June 1-Aug. 14
Cost: $219/week (members), $329/week (nonmembers); season pass: $2,045 (members), $3,075 (nonmembers); prices increase beginning March 24
4141 Technology Forest Blvd., The Woodlands
The athletic club’s Summer Quest Camp includes daily activities such as crafts, sports, engineering games and swimming in addition to weekly field trips.
22. JC Sports
Dates: June 1-July 31
Cost: $250/week, $350/week after March 30
28137 Robinson Road, Conroe
The facility offers indoor soccer and multisport camps for children ages 4 to 13. Additional sports and activities available at the camps include football, basketball and water balloon fights.
23. Maximum Athletics
Dates: June 8-July 24
Cost: $145-$160/week (until May 8), $165-$180 (through two weeks before camp), $185-$200 (less than two weeks before camp)
28519 Sweetgum Road, The Woodlands
Weekly themed camps are offered for children age 4 and up. Campers will participate in daily activities such as gymnastics, tumbling and obstacle courses.
24. Woodway Equestrian Center
Dates: June 8-12, June 15-19, July 13-17, Aug. 3-7
24706 FM 2978, Tomball
The camps provide daily riding lessons, horse games and relays, water balloon games, horse painting, arts and crafts, horsemanship, and horse care.