Kids Summer Camps in Austin 2015

Looking for Austin Summer camps for kids? Use our comprehensive guide to kids Summer camps in Central Texas to find the perfect ones for the kiddos in your family. Don't let the kids stay in all Summer, get them outdoors for some fun in the sun. From art to sports, music to dance, there's something for everyone this Summer. If you know of a great Summer camp for kids that's not on the list, leave a comment and we'll add it to the next edition.

Art Summer Camps

  • The Art School at Laguna Gloria - (512) 323-6380
    3809 W 35th St, Austin, TX 78703
    The school offers classes for ages three through adult in painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, wheel throwing (pottery), photography, collage, mosaics, watercolor, pastels, jewelry, glass, metal, digital media and more.
  • Thinkery Camps - (512) 469-6200
    1830 Simond Ave, Austin, TX 78723
    Numerous camps offered, including HydroExplorers, Fantastic Human Machine, Engineering with Music, and Illuminating Inventions.
  • Creative Side - (512) 799-0731
    321 W. Ben White Blvd Ste. 204, Austin, TX 78704
    Summer aprenticeships including The Torch, Casting, Stone Setting, and much more.
  • Dougherty Summer Camp - (512) 974-4040
    1110 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704
    The arts school provides a variety of classes and camps for adults and youth.
  • Cafe Monet - (512) 892-3200
    4700 West Guadalupe Ste. 11, Austin, TX 78751
    Cafe Monet's Summer Camp program is a hands-on lesson in creativity.
  • The Art Garage Summer Art Camps - (512) 852-9900
    11190 Circle Drive Suite 202, Austin, TX 78736
    Summer art camp is hands-down the most creative and fulfilling 11 weeks of our whole year
  • ClayWays Pottery Studio and Gallery - (512) 459-6445
    5442 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78756
    It takes approximately 4 weeks to finish a child’s ClayCamps projects. The process to finish your child’s clay projects entails thoroughly drying, bisque-firing, waxing, clear glazing and glaze-firing.

Educational Summer Camps

  • Kidventure's 2015 Summer Day Camp - (512) 263-8992
    4101 Bee Cave Rd, West Lake Hills, TX 78746
    Entering our 7th year of bringing Kidventure to the Westlake area, Camp Westlake has become home for so many kids during the summer months. Located this year at Eanes Elementary, Camp Westlake provides incredible amenities and convenient location.
  • Moolah U - Many different phone numbers
    Multiple Locations Available
    Kids have a natural interest in money and business. At Moolah U, we feed that curiosity by giving them hands-on experience in creating their own business.
  • Camp Invention - (800) 968-4332
    Multiple Locations Available
    he IlluminateTM curriculum features five energetic and fun-filled modules that incorporate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) activities, which will empower your creative thinker and further inspire them to innovate and solve problems!
  • Hawaiian Falls Camp - (972) 370-4327 EXT. 1241
    2411 FM 685, Pflugerville, TX
    Younguns (ages 6-12) learn about science and nature through water and weather experiments and have some fun in the water park, naturally.
  • CampU Summer Camps - (512) 922-3236
    2310 Ranch Road 620 N Austin, TX 78750
    Numerous week-long summer camp programs designed to cultivate skills of a global citizen who can self-regulate, create, critically think, collaborate, communicate, and lead.
  • Inside Outside School - (512) 251-1109
    5530 Killingsworth Lane Pflugerville, TX 78660
    The Inside Outside School inundates kids with crafts, games, art, music, cooking, and even a few farm animals.
  • LEGO Robotics Camp - Many different phone numbers
    Many different locations
    Students will learn basic robotic engineering, programming principals, and the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts while having FUN!
  • Live the Language Spanish Immersion Camp - (512) 762-4907
    2840 Gettysburg Dr. Austin TX 78745
    Every summer Live the Language offers a variety of Spanish immersion camps for ages 5 to 13, at introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels.
  • Summer of Digital Fun - Many different phone numbers
    Many different locations
    They offer 4 different courses in Computer Game Programming, 2 different courses in LEGO Robotics, a LEGO Stop-Motion Film course, 3 different Minecraft courses, and a LEGO WeDo Robotics course for children ages 6 & 7!
  • Summer Wonders, Inc. - (512) 206-4070
    3901 Shoal Creek Blvd., 78756
    For the fourth year in a row, Summer Wonders won “Best Summer Camp” in the Austin Chronicle Readers Poll. This makes our fifth award from the Chronicle.
  • Austin International School - (512) 331-7806
    4001 Adelphi Lane Austin, TX 78727
    We are a private school offering French, Spanish and English immersion education in a secular setting.
  • IQuest - (512) 537-7664
    5145 Ranch Road 620 North, Suite G-130, Austin, TX 78732
    Computer coding, TV production, philosophy, improv, ethnic cuisine, college application help, etc.

Music Summer Camps

  • The Longhorn Music Camp - (512) 471-7764
    2406 Robert Dedman Dr Austin, TX 78712
    Since its beginnings in 1979, Longhorn Music Camp (or LMC as it is affectionately known to its staff, faculty and campers) has provided an opportunity for thousands of young musicians from across Texas and the nation to experience the outstanding level of instruction offered at the Butler School of Music.
  • Rock Camp USA - (512) 476-7666 (South) (512) 331-7666 (North)
    Austin School of Music, 2428-B West Ben White Boulevard, Austin, TX 78704 (South) or Austin School of Music, 13945 Highway 183 North, Suite D-124, Austin, TX 78717 (North)
    Now in its eighteenth year, Rock Camp USA features intensive performance-oriented instruction given by some of the finest professional musicians in the country.
  • Lone Star School of Music - (512) 712-5187
    4301 West William Cannon Drive, Austin, TX 78749
    They'll spend their time working on song writing, group dynamics and plain old ROCKIN' with some of Austin's finest professional musicians!
  • School of Rock - (512) 670-2360
    2525 W Anderson Lane, Suite 138 Austin, TX 78757
    Their comprehensive camp experience is designed to hone music performance and ensemble skills in a creative and fun environment.
  • Texas JAAM Camp - (940) 433-5741
    9501 Capital of TX Highway, Suite 302 Austin, TX 78759
    Texas JAAM Camp is an opportunity for acoustic instrument players of all ages to come together in a fun and welcoming atmosphere to enhance their playing skills and learn a variety of musical styles.
  • Capital Music Center - (512) 458-1933
    6101 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757
    Piano and drum summer sessions from beginners to existing students.
  • Orpheus Academy of Music - (512) 354-3922
    3918-C Far West Blvd, Austin TX 78731
    Music Camps at Orpheus Academy of Music provide a deep and wonderful experience for children of all ages and abilities. Some camps, like Broadway, World Music and Choir do not require prior music lesson experience.

Outdoor Summer Camps

  • Austin Parks & Recreation Summer Camps - Many different phone numbers
    Multiple Locations Available
    Whether you’re looking for active play, outdoor adventure, strategic games, or cultural activities, they have it all!
  • Austin Sunshine Camp - (512) 472-8107
    2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704
    Camp activities include swimming, hiking, orienteering, canoeing, team building and challenge course activities as well as arts and crafts.
  • Austin Outdoor Kids Summer Camp - (512) 487-5122
    Austin Outdoor Kids 2713 Pegram Avenue Austin, TX 78757
    Get out and about and explore trails, swimming holes, water parks, playgrounds, lakes, amusement parks, and other destinations filled with fun and learning.
  • Camps for Little Buckaroos - (512) 264-2383
    18320 Hamilton Pool Road Austin, TX 78738
    Basic horse care, pony rides, and more
  • Camp Champions - (830) 598-2571
    775 Camp Road Marble Falls, TX 78654
    From waterskiing to horseback riding, sports to crafts, climbing walls to archery, we have over 30 activities to challenge and delight our campers.
  • Camp Doublecreek - (512) 255-3661
    800 Doublecreek Drive, Round Rock, TX 78664
    Camp Doublecreek has featured since 1971 swimming, horseback riding, all kinds of sports, miniature golf, baby animals, arts and crafts, archery, tennis, tumbling, a playscape, and many other fun games and activities.
  • Crowe's Nest Farm - (512) 272-4418
    10300 Taylor Lane Manor, TX 78653
    From visiting the farm animals and Texas wildlife to the hayrides, children's gardens, butterfly house and Faeriewood, an event at Crowe's Nest is an amazingly memorable experience.

Spiritual Summer Camps

  • Camp Balcones Springs - (830) 693-2267
    104 Balcones Springs Drive Marble Falls, TX 78654
    At Camp Balcones Springs our mission is to change lives for the better through fun, relationships, and spiritual impact
  • Camp Buckner - (512) 756-7540
    3835 FM 2342, Burnet, TX 78611
    Nestled in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, Camp Buckner Hill Country Retreat provides a peaceful backdrop for your church, youth group or business to grow in their relationship with Christ.

Sports Summer Camps

  • Summer Camps at Chaparral Ice - 512-252-8500, ext. 9
    2525 West Anderson Lane, Austin TX 78757
    They offer two camp options: Camp Avalanche (general activity-filled day camp) and Camp de Champs (skating training camp).
  • Brandy Perryman Shooting Camp - (512) 799-8891
    Many different locations
    They have over 45 coaches that include head coaches, assistant coaches, collegiates, and former basketball players that all share the knowledge and enthusiasm required to be a BPSC camp instructor.
  • Austin Tennis Academy Tennis Camp - (512) 276-2271
    6800 Spanish Oaks Club Blvd. Austin, TX 78738
    This Summer, your child can take advantage of the Austin Tennis Academy’s tennis camps to progress at a rapid rate. These camps are designed to provide the greatest development of your child’s physical, mental, technical, and tactical performance levels.
  • University of Texas Athletics Camps -
    UT Campus
    Many different sports camps, including football, basketball, baseball and more.
  • UT RecSports Youth Camps - (512) 471-3116
    UT Campus
    UT RecSports has been providing personal, expert instruction to youth in Austin since 1980. Their main objective is to ensure that everyone has fun, while improving individual and team skills. Players of all abilities and skill levels are welcome!
  • YMCA of Austin Summer Camps - (512) 236-9622
    Across Travis and Hays Counties
    All camps will offer swimming, field trips, games, crafts, and character development activities. Camps will operate from 7:30 am - 6:00 pm at designated schools, churches, and YMCA facilities.
  • Round Rock Express Baseball Camps - (512) 238-2250
    3400 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665
    The Round Rock Express baseball camps offer big-league quality instruction on the fundamentals of the game of baseball and softball. Express baseball and softball camps range in ages and offer opportunities for all skill levels.
  • Texas Rowing Center Summer Camps - (512) 467-7799
    1541 West Cesar Chavez Austin, TX 78703
    Learn to kayak, canoe, stand-up paddle, and row this summer.
  • Concordia University Sports Camps - Go to website and choose sport
    11400 Concordia University Dr., 78726
    Numerous sports camps offered
  • The First Tee of Greater Austin Summer Camp - (512) 732-0380
    5501 Ed Bluestein Boulevard Austin, TX 78723
    Each day will feature fun, challenging golf activities, as well as our award winning Life Skills curriculum. Full day camps also include swimming at the adjacent YMCA.
  • Champions Gymnastics Camp - (512) 426-1990
    2805 Bee Caves Rd. #405, 78746
    ur Summer Campers get concentrated time with their favorite coaches in a high-energy environment full of high-fives, creativity and adventure! Whether it’s Champ Camp, Super Camp, Skills Camp or Crew Camp, your child will love the atmosphere and beg for more!
  • Austin Centex Co-ed Basketball Camp - (512) 743-5118
    1715 W Ceasar Chavez, 78703
    The Austin Centex Co-ed Basketball Camp at Austin High School gives boys and girls, from 3rd through 9th grade, the opportunity to improve and develop their skills.
  • Life Ki-Do Karate Camp - (512) 327-2900
    3636 Bee Caves Rd. #212 Austin, TX 78746
    Have fun while learning to be your best at Life Ki-do Karate Camp! Ages 5-12. All levels welcome.
  • Rock Climbing Summer Camp - (512) 416-9299
    Austin Rock Gym - North (8300 N. Lamar Blvd Suite B-102 Austin, TX 78753) and South (4401 Freidrich Ln. Suite 300 Austin, TX 78744)
    Indoor rock climbing promotes confidence, coordination and balance, muscle development, teamwork, problem solving skills, and much more in a safe, supportive, and fun environment.
  • Middle School Summer Flag Football - (512) 918-3524
    Multiple Locations Available
    Recreational sports programs include Jr. NBA/WNBA Basketball, Futbol/Soccer, Texas Thunder Track Club, Speed & Strength Camps and Camp Cowboys Football & Cheer Camps.
  • Scubaland Scuba Camp - (512) 323-6999
    1001 W. Anderson Lane Austin, TX
    Whether you want to learn to scuba dive, enhance your current certificate with additional training, or become a Scuba Instructor, Scubaland will help you reach your goal through traditional and eLearning courses.
  • Tennis for Kids - (512) 442 3440
    7513 Elderberry Dr. Austin TX 78745
    Our program develops sportsmanship, social skills and motor skills with an opportunity for enjoyment and challenge of the game of tennis for children of all ages.
  • Austin Youth Basketball - (512) 921-4444
    9116 Colberg Drive, Austin 78749
    Come to these Austin Basketball Camps for fun, inspiration, perspiration, and motivation and skill development.

Theater & Dance Summer Camps