Summer is almost here! As parents, we love having our children home for the season, but the reality remains that they need to keep busy with fun activities! We’ve assembled this fantastic list of local Summer Day Camps in and around Austin. With over one hundred different options, there’s a camp for every kid!
Summer Art Camps @ Cordovan Art School
SW Austin Location: 9217 Highway 290 W Suite #140, Austin, TX 78736
**Multiple Locations Across Austin**
Check out Cordovan Art School this summer with the best creative art camps in the Southwest Austin Area! Select from over 40 themed camps: Live animals, Video Game Art, Super Heroes & Villains, Fantasy Art, Space Art, Pets, Pokemon, Sea Life, Anime, and more! Experience mixed media, chalk, pencil, pastels, watercolors, acrylic, paper mache, clay, pottery, and more!
Band Aid Summer Camp
2309 Thornton Rd. Austin, TX 78704
We teach Drums, Voice, Piano and Guitar for 5 days of fun! Each camper will learn music, play games, make musical crafts and top it all off with a show on Friday, that is so adorable you will want to live stream it to all your friends and family. We also teach two week rock band camps that put kids in a band and have them perform together at a venue in Austin!
Badgerdog Creative Writing Camp
Multiple locations across Austin + online
Each spring break and summer, Badgerdog hosts writing workshops for rising 3rd- through 12th-graders. These fun and challenging writing workshops allow students to work closely with a professional writer as they explore the arts of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and playwriting. All campers experience the joy of reading, writing, and sharing their original work.
17 locations! Central Austin, North Austin, Allandale/Shoal Creek, Cedar Park, Downtown, Dripping Springs, Hutto, Oak Hill, Pflugerville, Round Rock, Westgate/Lamar, Westlake
Since 1980, kidsActing, Austin’s favorite and longest operating year-round school for young performers, has offered award winning summer camps for children ages 4-18. This year we’re going all out with single and multiple week camps, all of which end with exciting performances for friends and family. Most importantly, kidsActing gives your child a summer filled with fun, friends, and lifelong memories! kidsActing camps create confidence. We give young people challenges they can achieve and give them a safe place that lets them take risks and thrive! Our mini-revues teach teamwork, promote empathy, make reading fun, and explore the imagination! Join the fun and experience the power of play!
Idea Lab Kids @ St. Austin Catholic School
800 Herndon Ln. Austin, TX 78704
Idea Lab is a full service STEM Summer Camp that has partnered with St. Austin Catholic School to provide amazing STEM Programming to families in South Austin. Each week has a different theme, and there is unique curriculum for ages 5-7 and 8-12 years old. This is a high energy, hands-on camp experience with awesome projects throughout the day. In addition, the facility we will use has a great space for both indoor and outdoor active play. Camp is from 9-3pm, with drop off as early as 8:30am and pickup as late as 3:30pm. Voted BEST STEM CAMP in AUSTIN 2021 by the Readers of the Austin Family Magazine!
Austin Bouldering Project
4477 S. Lamar Blvd. Austin, TX 78745
Summer Camp at Austin Bouldering Project is a full week of bouldering fun. ABP Summer Camp is geared for youth ages 4-12 and offers plenty of climbing and social time. Whether your child is an experienced climber or brand new to bouldering, they will have a blast with our ABP instructors leading the way. Kids will learn climbing basic climbing techniques, terminology, and play games both on and off the wall. Camps run weekly May 30th – August 12th, from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Members $340 per week, Standard $375 per week | Optional Extended Care $60
8700 S View Rd. Austin, TX 78737
SINCE 2000, SUMMERGARDEN AND CAMP ROADRUNNER have provided Austin Waldorf School families, and families from the greater community, with wholesome summer fun. We strive to offer unique activities that create lasting memories for the children in our program. Built upon the Waldorf understanding of the developing child, Summergarden provides children ages four to five with a nurturing environment, allowing the imagination to unfold. Camp Roadrunner, designed for grade school aged children, has been consistently recognized by several local organizations as an outstanding camp. Activities vary each week and may include circus arts, obstacle courses, cooking, hand crafts, and more. Camp Roadrunner is a wonderful opportunity for children from all backgrounds and each week encourages self-expression and creativity in a friendly and fun environment.
800 Double Creek Dr. Round Rock, TX 78664
Does your kid like swimming, arts and crafts, horseback riding, archery, soccer, rock wall climbing, obstacle courses, and having FUN? Camp Doublecreek has been Austin’s Best Day Camp offering these activities and more since 1971! For ages 4-14, you can rest assured that your camper will have a blast everyday, all with the comfort of knowing they get to come home each evening. Now with FREE transportation across Austin, every kid has the opportunity to attend!
11400 Concordia University Dr.
120 W Oltorf St.
900 Chicon St.
EDMO is back with some incredible summer programming to help kids learn something new, all while having fun! Join us for a summer filled with science, technology, maker and art with a social emotional learning twist – online or in-person!
Our camps are for kids entering Pre-K through 8th grades and run from June 6th – August 19, 2022. With 30+ locations and 25+ STEAM themes to choose from, there are plenty of options for campers to learn, explore, and grow all summer long.
Steve & Kate’s Camp
3207 W Slaughter Ln. Austin, TX 78748
Since 1980, Steve & Kate’s has put kids in charge of their own learning experience. Campers choose from a variety of activities in real-time, including sewing, coding, film, sports, and more! Families can buy any number of days, and use at any time–no weekly reservations required. Or, buy a Summer Pass, which covers the whole season. If your plans change, we’ll automatically refund any unused Passes at summer’s end. Lunch, snacks & all hours (8am–6pm) included.
Other options to choose from:
ATX Kids Club
Austin Film Festival
Austin School of Film
Austin Tennis Academy
Austin YMCA Day Camp
Avila Soccer Camp
Balance Dance Studios
Bee Cave Riding Center Horseback Riding
Camp Half Blood
Camp Champions (Champions Westlake)
Club Z Tutoring
Country Home Learning Center
Crux Crushers Camp
Danza Center for the Arts
ESTEAM Learning Labs
Find Your Sunshine
Figment Creative Labs
Girls Empowerment Network
Good Stuff Art Space
Horseback Riding Rio Vista
Iron Horse Country Ranch
Kids Yoga & Mindfulness Art Camp (ATX Yoga Girl)
Life Kido Karate Camp
Little Land Buda
Lonestar Ranch and Rodeo
Mother Falcon Music Lab
Put Art In Your Heart Dance Studio
School of Rock
Spilled Milk Social Club
The Art Garage
Tutu School Austin
Wet & Wild Adventure Camp