2016 Summer Camps in Hays County

2016 Summer Camps in Hays County

Summer Break is only days away! Whoohooo! Our 2016 Summer Camps Guide is filled with camps for every kid to enjoy that are right here in Hays County. So make sure to register soon to reserve your child’s spot in these amazing 2016 Summer Camps!

Featured Summer Camps

Hunters Chase Farms Summer Camps

Locations: 4909 Lone Man Mountain Road, Wimberley, Texas 78676
Camp Description: Join us for a unique horsemanship camp experience! We keep all of our camps small so that each camper receives personalized attention in a safe and educational environment. Daily riding lessons, horse-care lessons, arts and crafts, swimming , mounted games and more.
Details:
Ages: 6-17 years old
Dates: June-August (Check website for dates)
Price: Depends on the camp (Check website for pricing)
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Hunters Chase Farms Summer Camps visit their website at http://www.hunterschasefarms.com/camp/.


Creative Arts of Austin Film Acting for the Camera Summer Sessions

Locations:
Kyle, TX, South Austin
Camp Description: In this course students will learn the ins and outs of film acting, covering television and commercials from an industry professional. Adriana will guide them through the steps of the audition process as well as prepare them for auditions. Commercial work will be done in class and each student will also be assigned a scene from current TV shows like The Goldbergs and The Carrie Diaries among others. By the end of this course students will be armed with the knowledge to audition and book the part in this currently booming market!
Details:
Ages: 5-18
Dates: June
Price: $250
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Creative Arts of Austin Film Acting for the Camera Summer Sessions visit their website at http://www.creativeartsofaustin.com/, or call them at (512) 693-8454.


Creative Arts of Austin Filmmaking Bootcamp Summer Sessions

Locations:
Kyle, TX, South Austin
Camp Description: In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of filmmaking and video to give them a solid foundation that will put them miles ahead of their peers and will help them to jump-start their careers. By the end of this course our students confidently keep their cameras rolling, their ideas flowing, and are ready to yell action in any given opportunity.
Details:
Ages: 9-18
Dates: July & August
Price: Depends on camp, check website
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Creative Arts of Austin Filmmaking for the Camera Summer Sessions visit their website at http://www.creativeartsofaustin.com/ or call them at (512) 693-8454.


San Marcos Dance Studio Summer Camps

Locations: 1405 N Bishop St, San Marcos, TX 78666
Camp Description: Children can explore a range of dance styles including hip-hop, ballet and tap. Children’s camps- such as the “Frozen” camp or “Finding Dory” camp- include crafts and games. Each week’s camp includes a different theme and ends with a performance for guests.
Details:
Ages: 3-17
Dates: 6/6-8/12
Price: $150 per camp
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for San Marcos Dance Studio Summer Camp visit their website at http://www.sanmarcosdancestudio.com/.


Sterling Hunter Jumpers Riding Summer Camps

Locations: 13304 Wright Rd Buda, TX 78610
Camp Description: Join us for a unique horsemanship camp experience!  We keep all of our camps small so that each camper receives personalized attention in a safe and educational environment. Daily private riding lessons, horse-keeping lessons, horse-themed arts and crafts, mounted games and more.
Details:
Ages: 6-16
Dates: June 13-17, June 27-July 1, July 25-31, August 1-5
Price: $325 per camper.
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Sterling Hunter Jumpers Riding Summer Camp visit their website at http://www.sterlinghj.com/camp-program.html.

Summer Camps in Hays County

Athletic Training Summer Camps

Locations:
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666
Camp Description:
Our Athletic Training Summer Camp, hosted by the Department of Health and Human Performance at Texas State University, provides high school students with a wide variety of opportunities to learn athletic training and emergency care skills from the athletic training faculty and staff at Texas State University. As a result of the strong interest and rapid growth in the number of campers who attended our AT Summer Camp the past several summers, we offered two separate camp sessions in 2016—a Beginner’s Session and an Advanced Session.
Details:
Grades: 9th-12th
Dates: 6/5-6/8 (Beginner), 6/9-6/12 (Advanced)
Price: $395
Registration Deadline: 5/20 (Beginner), 5/27 (Advanced)
For more information and to register for Athletic Training Summer Camps visit their website at http://www.hhp.txstate.edu/Camps/Athletic-Training-Summer-Camp.html.


Aquatic Science Adventure Camp

Locations:
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666
Camp Description:
For over 25 years, the Aquatic Science Adventure Camp at Texas State University has been the premiere summer science camp in Central Texas. Thousands of young people from all over the United States have experienced the fun and excitement of camp activities such as Scuba Diving, Aquatic Chemistry and Biology Lab, Cave Exploration, Learn the Basics of Water Quality, Stream Sampling, Ropes Course, River Rafting and Fun Crafts and Games. Aquatic Science Adventure Camp is offered in two formats. Five, six-day resident camps and four, 2-day non-resident camps are offered.
Details:
Ages: 9-15
Dates: 6/6-6/7, 6/9-6/10, 6/12-6/17, 6/19-6/24, 6/26-7/1, 7/3-7/8, 7/10-7/15, 7/18-7/19, 7/21-7/22
Price: $150 (Non-Resident Camps), $700 (Resident Camps)
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Aquatic Science Adventure Camp visit their website at http://www.eardc.txstate.edu/education-center/camp.html.


Autism Summer Camp

Locations: Hernandez Elementary, 333 Stagecoach Trail, San Marcos, TX 78666
Camp Description:
Texas State University Autism Summer Camp provides children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) access to quality summer camp experiences, ensuring their safety and enjoyment while being sensitive to each child’s unique abilities. Trained camp counselors will incorporate therapeutic and educational goals into recreational activities and provide supportive and nurturing interactions and instruction.
Details:
Ages: 5-12
Dates: Weekly Sessions 7/11-8/4
Price: $110/per session, discounts available if you enroll for more than one session
Registration Deadline: 6/1
For more information and to register for Autism Summer Camps visit their website at http://www.hhp.txstate.edu/Camps/Autism-Camp.html.


Cafe Monet Summer Camps

Locations:
145 E Hopkins Street, San Marcos, TX 78666
Camp Description:
Cafe Monet’s Summer Camp program is a week long hands-on lesson in creativity. This year, we have a special partnership with the Sylvan Learning Center to provide full day camps with art, fun, and learning! They have both half day and full day camps available.
Details:
Dates: 7/11-7/15 & 7/25-7/29 (Half Day), 7/18-7/22 & 8/1-8/5 (Full Day)
Price: Half day $175, Full day $400
Registration Deadline: No registration deadline.
For more information and to register for Cafe Monet’s Summer Camp visit their website at http://www.cafemonet.org/p/summer-camp.html.


Challenger Sports – British Soccer Camps and Training

Locations:
Hays Youth Soccer Complex 100 Hays Youth Drive Buda, TX 78610
Hays Communities YMCA, 465 Buda Sportsplex Dr Buda, TX 78610
Gregg Clarke Fields, 1500 West Center Street Kyle, TX 78640
SpringsFamily YMCA, 27216 Ranch Road 12 Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Camp Description:
Challenger Sports’ British Soccer Camp is the most popular soccer camp in the country based upon one of the most innovative approaches to coaching youth soccer in the US and Canada. Our experienced staff study the game at all levels and will help players improve their core techniques and become more confident on the ball. With programs for each age, the curriculums includes a variety of foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, freestyle soccer, small-sided games and coached scrimmages.
Details:
Ages: 3-16
Dates: Varies based on camp. Camps scheduled between June 20 – August 12.
Price: Varies based on camp.  Range from $89-$239.
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Challenger Sports Summer Camp visit their website at http://www.challengersports.com/camps.aspx.


Children’s Summer Theatre Camp

Locations:
San Marcos
Camp Description:
The two week summer theater camp is a wonderful experience for all kids involved! Children and teens spend two weeks learning, acting, dancing and singing as they prepare to put on a full show on the final evening of camp. Students get a real life live theater experience that is not only fun and filled with creative arts but life changing as well. Texas State’s very own theater students participate as theater directors.
Details:
Ages: 7-15 years old
Dates: 8/8-8/19
Price: $375
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Children’s Summer Theatre Camp visit their website at http://www.theaterplaceplus.com/home.html.


Choir Camp at Texas State University

Locations:
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666
Camp Description:
Junior High choir camp features mixed voice choir directed by nationally recognized guest artist, daily camp activities. High School choir camp features intense music preparation, outstanding section leaders, superior camp activities, private lessons and instruction available, specialized diction coaching.
Details:
Grades: 6th-12th
Dates: 7/6-7/9 (JH), 7/11-7/14 (HS)
Price: $75
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Choir Camp at Texas State University visit their website at https://tim.txstate.edu/choircamp.


City of Kyle Summer Day Camps Program

Locations:
Wallace Middle School, 1302 W Center St Kyle, TX 78640
Camp Description:
It is our goal to offer a recreational program that youth can participate in to maintain a happy, healthy and active lifestyle; rather than sit on the couch and play video games all summer. We strive to introduce the children to new and different ways to recreate through physically and mentally exhilarating field trips, on-site activities and valuable friendships.
Details:
Grades: 2nd-9th
Dates: Weekly beginning 6/6 and ending 7/29 (no camp 7/4-7/8)
Price: $120/per child & $32 Registration Fee
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for City of Kyle Summer Day Camps Program visit their website at http://www.cityofkyle.com/recreation/summer-day-camps-youth-teen.


City of San Marcos Discovery Camp

Locations:
1951 Hunter Rd San Marcos, Texas 78666
Camp Description:
Come experience an adventure this summer with the City of San Marcos Discovery Camp! The Parks and Recreation Department is offering 8 themed weeks of exploring, adventure, and discovery. Campers will have the chance to be outside, do experiments, build things, get messy, work as a team, develop leadership skills, and have FUN!
Details:
Ages: 7-12
Dates: Weekly beginning 6/13 and ending 8/12, M-F, 7:30am-5:30pm
Price: $136-$245 per week
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for City of San Marcos Discovery Camp visit their website at http://www.ci.san-marcos.tx.us/index.aspx?page=1137&recordid=11899.


City of San Marcos Summer Fun Program

Locations:
Bowie Elementary School, 4020 Monterrey Oak, San Marcos, TX 78666
Hernandez Elementary, 333 Stagecoach Trail, San Marcos, TX 78666
Camp Description:
Summer Fun is an 8 week long program (with one week break between) hosted by the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department. The 2 school sites are Bowie Elementary School & Hernandez Elementary School. Registration for residents begins on April 4th. Registration for non-residents begins on April 25th. Camp runs from 7:30 AM-5:30 PM, Mon-Fri. Breakfast and lunch are provided by SMCISD and one field trip a week is included in camp fees.
Details:
Ages: 7-14 (they can be 6 if they have completed the first grade)
Dates: Weekly beginning 6/13 and ending 8/12
Price: $32-$50 per week
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for City of San Marcos Summer Fun Program visit their website at http://www.sanmarcostx.gov/summerfun or call 512.393.8400 for more information. You can sign up online or in person at 401 E. Hopkins Street.


Club Invention Summer Camps

Locations:
Hays CISD, Site TBD
Camp Description:
Every day is different, so some might be unearthing circuitry, energy and economics while others are teaming up with friends to make, dream and engineer smart clothing, drone technology, programmable robots and remote-controlled origami bots. You get the tools and inspiration to build what you want and leave with what you need to make anything possible.
Details:
Grades: 1st-6th, 6th-8th
Dates: July 18-22, July 25-59
Price: $220, $275
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Club Invention’s Summer Camps visit their website at http://campinvention.org/.


Coach Z’s Basketball Summer Camps

Locations:
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666
Camp Description:
TSU’s Women’s Head Basketball Coach Z hosts several different girl’s Summer basketball camps for skill development, learning and fun based on your age group.
Details:
Grades: PreK-12th
Dates: 6/13-6/16, 6/20-6/24, 6/11-6/12, 6/20-6/24
Price: $150-240
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Coach Z’s Basketball Summer Camps visit their website at http://www.txstatebobcats.com/sports/2010/7/27/GEN_0727104955.aspx?tab=campsclinics.


Creative Arts of Austin Film Acting for the Camera Summer Sessions

Locations:
Kyle, TX, South Austin
Camp Description:
In this course students will learn the ins and outs of film acting, covering television and commercials from an industry professional. Adriana will guide them through the steps of the audition process as well as prepare them for auditions. Commercial work will be done in class and each student will also be assigned a scene from current TV shows like The Goldbergs and The Carrie Diaries among others. By the end of this course students will be armed with the knowledge to audition and book the part in this currently booming market!
Details:
Ages: 5-18
Dates: June
Price: $250
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Creative Arts of Austin Film Acting for the Camera Summer Sessions visit their website at http://www.creativeartsofaustin.com/.


Creative Arts of Austin Filmmaking Bootcamp Summer Sessions

Locations:
Kyle, TX, South Austin
Camp Description:
In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of filmmaking and video to give them a solid foundation that will put them miles ahead of their peers and will help them to jump-start their careers. By the end of this course our students confidently keep their cameras rolling, their ideas flowing, and are ready to yell action in any given opportunity.
Details:
Ages: 9-18
Ages: 9-18
Dates: July & August
Price: Depends on camp, check website
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Creative Arts of Austin Filmmaking for the Camera Summer Sessions visit their website at http://www.creativeartsofaustin.com/.


Danny Kaspar Basketball Summer Camps

Locations:
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666
Camp Description:
The Danny Kaspar Basketball Camp will stress fundamentals with a heavy emphasis on the skills – of shooting, dribbling, passing, individual moves, and movement without the ball. We will adhere to a 10-1 camper-coach ratio which provides for a safe and well-supervised learning environment that will allow for more coach-camper interaction. Knowledgeable and personable coaches will be hired to work with the camp participants.
Details:
Grades: Boys 2nd-12th
Dates: June 10-11 (Elite Camp), June 17-18 (Team Camp), June 28- 29 (Individual Camp Grades 4-12), August 1-4 (Individual Camp Grades 2-9)
Price: Varies based on Camp, check website
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Danny Kaspar Basketball Summer Camps visit their website at http://www.dannykasparbasketballcamps.com/index.cfm.


Everett Withers Football Summer Camps

Locations:
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666
Camp Description:
At Everett Withers Football Camps, we pride ourselves on players being evaluated by our top tier coaching staff with numerous Division 1 BCS experiences. We personally will coach the student-athlete and our goal is to have campers leave camp not only a better football player physically but mentally as well. We pride ourselves on making the student athlete the best technician at their position as possible and to teach them as much about the game of football as possible. We look forward to seeing you at camp!
Details:
Ages: 8-14, 14-22
Dates: Varies based on specific camp, start on 6/10 and go through 6/19
Price: $60 – $180 based on camp
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Everett Withers Football Summer Camps visit their website at http://www.everettwithersfootballcamps.com/index.cfm.


Extend-A-Care for Kids Summer Program

Locations:
Elm Grove Elementary, 801 FM 1626 Buda, TX 78610
Kyle Elementary School, 500 Blanco St. Kyle, TX 78640
Camp Description:
Extend-A-Care for Kids’ Summer Day Camp is the place to keep your children physically active and engaged in learning activities while they make new friends and have new experiences. Throughout the summer your child will experience a variety of enriching activities such as basketball, soccer, baseball, flag football, arts & crafts, cooking, painting and much more! Our summer curriculum is based on weekly themes which are developed from children’s literature books introduced to students during the camp. This offers children a constant source of new and interesting material and activities.
Details:
Ages: 3-12
Dates: Weekly from 6/6-8/12
Price: $175/week (financial assistance available for qualifying families)
Registration Deadline: 5/20/16
For more information and to register for Extend-A-Care for Kids Summer Program visit their website at http://www.eackids.org/programs/summer.


Hunters Chase Farms Summer Camps

Locations:
4909 Lone Man Mountain Road, Wimberley, Texas  78676
Camp Description:
Join us for a unique horsemanship camp experience! We keep all of our camps small so that each camper receives personalized attention in a safe and educational environment. Daily riding lessons, horse-care lessons, arts and crafts, swimming , mounted games and more.
Details:
Ages: 6-17 years old
Dates: June-August (Check website for dates)
Price: Depends on the camp (Check website for pricing)
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Hunters Chase Farms Summer Camps visit their website at http://www.hunterschasefarms.com/camp/.


Karen Chisum Volleyball Summer Camps at Texas State

Locations:
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666
Camp Description:
Join the Camp Director Karen Chisum, the Texas State Volleyball Coaching Staff and members of the Texas State Volleyball Team as they host volleyball camps on the campus of Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas.
Details:
Ages: 5-18
Dates: 7/6-7/8, 7/9-7/11, 7/19-7/21
Price: $125-$410
Registration Deadline: No registration deadline.
For more information and to register for Karen Chisum Volleyball Summer Camps visit their website at http://www.karenchisumvolleyballcamps.com/.


Kat Conner’s Soccer Summer Camp

Locations:
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666
Camp Description:
Kat Conner, Head Soccer Coach at Texas State University is offering summer camps for young players, field and goalkeepers, to enhance their capabilities of the four components of soccer: technical, tactical, physical, and psychological.
Details:
Ages: 5-18
Dates: 6/13, 7/17-7/20
Price: $120-$495.
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Kat Conner’s Soccer Summer Camp visit their website at http://abcsportscamps.com/tsusoccer.


Kids Kollege of Art

Locations:
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666
Camp Description:
Sponsored by the Department of Art and Design, Kids Kollege offers exciting art activities in various media including painting, sculpture, printmaking and photo related projects. This camp meets for 2 hours a day for one week.
Details:
Ages: 6-12 years old
Dates: 6/20-6/24
Price: NA
Registration Deadline: No registration deadline.
For more information and to register for Kids Kollege visit their website at http://www.finearts.txstate.edu/Art/academics/undergrad/ugrad-arted/other.html or contact Sherry Snowden at ss36@txstate.edu.


Kids Paddling Summer Camp

Locations:
San Marcos, TX
Camp Description:
Kids will learn canoe and kayak safety, teamwork, basic strokes to handle the vessel, how to rescue a swamped canoe, and river conservation, all taught in setting that will allow your child a chance to explore and enjoy nature.
Details:
Ages: 8-16
Dates: 7/25-7/29
Price: $130
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Paddle with Style’s Kids Paddling Camp visit their website at http://paddlewithstyle.com/event/kids-paddling-camp-san-marcos/.


Learning Fun 101’s Summer Camps

Locations:
Elm Grove Elementary, 801 FM 1626 Buda, TX 78610
Hays Hills Baptist Church, 1401 FM 1626 Buda, TX 78610
Camp Description:
Want your child to do something unique and absolutely cool this summer? How about having them learn how to build and design Robots using the LEGO® bricks?  Students will learn basic robotic, engineering, programming principals, and the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts while having FUN!
Details:
Grades: K-7th
Dates: 6/13-6/17, 7/18-7/22; 6/6-6/10, 8/8-8/12
Price: $160/Half Day, $320/Full Day
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Learning Fun 101’s Summer Camps visit their website at http://www.learningfun101.com/camps/.


Learn to Fence

Locations:
San Marcos, TX
Camp Description:
Respect, Honor and an Olympic sport! Fencing is a terrific workout for both body and mind. It develops discipline, agility, concentration, speed and timing. More importantly however, fencing is fun! Introductory and Advanced Lessons are available from Fencing Master Gary M. van der Wege.
Details:
Ages: 8-12, 12 & up
Dates: NA
Price: NA
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Learn to Fence Summer Camps contact Maestro van der Wege, wedge@austin.rr.com.


Math Camps at Texas State University

Locations:
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666
Camp Description:
From a first-year program that introduces students to beginning concepts in algebra through play-acting and drama (dramathics), to a more advanced program in problem solving and discrete math, students enjoy exploring problems together and share in the excitement of mathematical exploration and discovery.
Details:
Grades: 4th – 12th
Dates: 6/6-6/17, 6/5-6/17, 6/19-6/30
Price: $350 (Half Day Junior Camp), $1200 (Residential Junior Camp), $3300 (Honors Summer Math Camp)
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Math Camps at Texas State University visit their website at www.txstate.edu/mathworks.


Olympic Hills Gymnastics Cheer Camp

Locations:
2122 Green Meadows Ln, Buda, TX 78610
Camp Description:
OHG Buda will be hosting their annual Cheer Camp on 8/1-8/5 from 8am-1pm.
Details:
Ages: TBD
Dates: 8/1-8/5, 8am-1pm
Price:
Registration Deadline: No registration deadline.
For more information and to register for Olympic Hills Gymnastics Summer Camps visit their website at http://www.ohgaustin.com/.


Olympic Hills Gymnastics Summer Camps

Locations:
2122 Green Meadows Ln, Buda, TX 78610
Camp Description:
Gymnastics, Field Trips, Games, Contests, Arts/Crafts, Swimming, Weekly Themes & More. This Summer Camp is weekly throughout the Summer with both full day and half day options available. M-F 7:30am-6pm.
Details:
Ages: 5-12
Dates: 6/2-8/19
Price: $175/per week & Fieldtrips are an additional $5
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Olympic Hills Gymnastics Summer Camps visit their website at http://www.ohgaustin.com/.


Play and Inquiry Summer Workshop

Locations:
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666
Camp Description:
2016 dates coming soon and registration opening soon for the Early Childhood Play and Inquiry Workshop, an annual enrichment camp for children. The camp is offered by the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Texas State University. The university’s education students will guide children’s activities in art, music, woodworking, science, language arts, sand and water, and much more! The camp hours are from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Details:
Ages: 3-8 years old
Dates: Coming Soon
Price: $95/1 child, $175/2 children, $260/3 children
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Play and Inquiry Summer Workshop contact Diane Osborne at: do11@txstate.edu or 512-245-3680 for additional questions.


Rocking Horse Academy Summer Camp Program

Locations:
6022 McNaughton, Kyle, TX 78640
Camp Description: Weekly themed based camps from 6/6-8/18. Weekly swimming, fieldtrips & guest performers. Enroll in these Summer Camps early, space is limited!
Details:
Ages: K-5th
Dates: 6/6-8/18
Price: $155-$170 per week
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Rocking Summer Camp visit their website at http://rockinghorseacademy.com/programx.html.


Rocky River Ranch Summer Camps

Locations:
100 Flite Acres Road Wimberley, Texas 78676
Camp Description:
Located in the heart of the beautiful Texas hill country in Wimberley, Rocky River Ranch has been operating as a private summer camp for girls since 1953. We are a residential summer camp offering three different session lengths and a wide variety of activities.
Details:
Ages: 7-14
Dates: 6/5-6/10, 6/12-6/24, 6/26-7/5, 7/10-7/15, 7/17-7/29, 7/31-8/5
Price: 1 Week $975, 10 Day $1550, 2 Week $1950
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Rocky River Ranch Summer Camps visit their website at http://www.rockyriverranch.com/camp/index.html.


San Marcos Dance Studio Summer Camps

Locations:
1405 N Bishop St, San Marcos, TX 78666
Camp Description:
Children can explore a range of dance styles including hip-hop, ballet and tap. Children’s camps- such as the “Frozen” camp or “Finding Dory” camp- include crafts and games. Each week’s camp includes a different theme and ends with a performance for guests.
Details:
Ages: 3-17
Dates: 6/6-8/12
Price: $150 per camp
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for San Marcos Dance Studio Summer Camp visit their website at http://www.sanmarcosdancestudio.com/.


San Marcos Nature Center Summer Camps

Locations:
430 Riverside Drive San Marcos, Texas 78666
Camp Description:
Come take a walk on the wild side at the San Marcos Nature Center! The SMNC offers 11 weeks of science-based, and of course, fun summer camps. Explore things from the tiny microbes that inhabit our pond, to the 4.5 ton Iguanodon that roamed the Texas Hill Country. Campers will have a chance to get messy, do experiments, be outside, and most importantly- learn!
Details:
Grades: K-5th
Dates: June 8-12, June 15-19, June 22-26, July 6-10, July 13-17,  July 27-31, August 3-7, August 10-14, August 17-21
Price: $147-$155
Registration Deadline: No registration deadline.
For more information and to register for San Marcos Nature Center Summer Camps visit their website at http://www.ci.san-marcos.tx.us/index.aspx?page=799.


Sterling Hunter Jumpers Riding Summer Camps

Locations:
13304 Wright Rd Buda, TX 78610
Camp Description:
Join us for a unique horsemanship camp experience!  We keep all of our camps small so that each camper receives personalized attention in a safe and educational environment. Daily private riding lessons, horse-keeping lessons, horse-themed arts and crafts, mounted games and more.
Details:
Ages: 6-16
Dates: June 13-17, June 27-July 1, July 25-31, August 1-5
Price: $325 per camper.
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Sterling Hunter Jumpers Riding Summer Camp visit their website at http://www.sterlinghj.com/camp-program.html.


Texas State High School Theatre Camp

Locations:
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666
Camp Description:
During the two weeks of our camp, students will participate in theatre classes taught by Texas State University faculty and guest instructors.  Each student will audition for and be cast in a one-act play that will be performed for an audience of family and friends at the end of the two weeks. Students applying for the technical camp will create all of the technical elements for the one-act play festival.
Details:
Grades: 9th-12th
Dates: 7/17-7/30
Price: $900
Registration Deadline: 5/1/16
For more information and to register for Texas State High School Theatre Camp visit their website at http://www.theatreanddance.txstate.edu/Students/Opportunities1/Summer-Camp.html.


Texas State String Camp

Locations:
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666
Camp Description:
Our summer string camp gives students the opportunity to interact with the world-class musicians who comprise the faculty in the Texas State School of Music. Our goal is to provide exceptional experiences for musical and personal growth, ultimately enriching the quality of your child’s music education.
Details:
Ages: 12-18 years old
Dates: 6/26-7/2
Price: $425-$675
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Texas State String Camp visit their website at http://www.music.txstate.edu/stringcamp/.


The Little Gym Grade School Summer Camps

Locations:
5401 South FM 1626 #310, Kyle, TX 78640
Camp Description:
Is your The Little Gym grade school child (6-12 years) excited and eager to perfect – a Cartwheel? Handstand? Back Handspring? Back Tuck? The Little Gym’s new Grade School Clinics are a 2-day per week clinic each focusing on a specific skill to offer the perfect combination of skill-building, fun and success! By the end of each clinic, your child will have made significant strides toward the learning of the skill of focus. Serious Fun!
Details:
Ages: 6-12
Dates: 6/14-6/16, 6/21-6/23, 7/12-7/14, 7/19-7/21, 7/26-7/28, 8/2-8/4
Price: $20/Camp for Members, $30/Camp for Non-Members
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for The Little Gym Summer Camps visit their website at https://www.thelittlegym.com/kyleTX.


The Little Gym Quest Summer Camps

Locations:
5401 South FM 1626 #310, Kyle, TX 78640
Camp Description:
This adventure-filled 3-hour camp is for children ages 3-8yrs. Each camp theme is based on missions or “Quests” that the kids are challenged to complete each day! Each camp involves a fun, creative storyline and music that will incorporate opportunities for the kids to exercise their muscles, their imaginations and their cooperation skills – working together to complete each Quest!
Details:
Ages: 3-8
Dates: 6/13-6/15, 6/20-6/22,6/27-6/29, 7/11-7/13, 7/18-7/20, 7/25-7/27, 8/1-8/3, 8/8-8/10
Price: $20/Camp for Members, $30/Camp for Non-Members
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for The Little Gym Summer Camps visit their website at https://www.thelittlegym.com/kyleTX.


Ty Harrington Baseball Summer Camps

Locations:
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666
Camp Description:
Ty Harrington Evaluation Baseball Camps in beautiful San Marcos, Texas, are designed to allow high school players a chance to experience college baseball at Texas State. Players will be evaluated, instructed and coached during a pro-style workout and scrimmage by one of the most enthusiastic coaching staffs in Texas. The staff will emphasize the skills needed to perform at the collegiate level.
Details:
Ages: 5-13, 14-18
Dates: 6/19, 6/20-6/23, 7/4-7/7, 7/18-7/21
Price: $185-$210
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for Ty Harrington Baseball Summer Camps visit their website at http://collegebaseballcamps.com/tyharringtonbaseball.


YMCA Camp Cypress

Locations:
959 Old San Antonio Rd. Buda, TX 78610
Camp Description:
Starting this summer your YMCA will be hosting three weeks of half day summer camp at its Camp Cypress location.  YMCA Camp Cypress sits on 85 acres of pristine wilderness located along a half mile stretch of Onion Creek in Buda, Texas.  The camp contains many features of the Edwards Plateau and is rural in nature.
Details:
Ages: 8-12 years old
Dates: 6/6-6/10, 6/13-6/17, 7/11-7/15, 7/18-7/22
Price: $120-$150 per week
Registration Deadline: No registration deadline.
For more information and to register for YMCA Camp Cypress visit their website at http://www.austinymca.org/programs/summer-day-camp.


YMCA Sports Mini Camps

Locations:
465 Buda Sportsplex Dr, Buda, TX 78610
Camp Description:
The Hays Communities YMCA will offer Flag Football, Baseball, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball and All Sports mini camps from early June through early August. All camps are Monday through Thursday from 9am to 1pm.
Details:
Ages: 6-13
Dates: 6/6-6/9 (All Sports), 6/13-6/6/16 (Basketball), 7/4-7/7, 7/18-7/21
Price: $185-$210
Registration Deadline: NA
For more information and to register for YMCA Sports Mini Camps visit their website at http://www.austinymca.org/programs/mini-camps.


YMCA Summer Day Camps

Locations:
465 Buda Sportsplex Dr, Buda, TX 78610
Carpenter Hill Elementary 4410 FM 967, Buda, TX 78610
Dahlstrom Middle School 3600 FM 967, Buda, TX 78610
Camp Description:
Kids have the opportunity to build self-confidence, independence, and creativity, and parents have peace of mind knowing your kids are in a safe and enriching place. At YMCA day camps, campers make friends while learning the values of diversity and cooperation. There are four different Summer Day Camp options – Kinder, Theme, Sports and Trailblazer. Our camps are offered throughout the Greater Austin community, so whether you’re in Travis or Hays, we have a positive, fun, and enriching camp atmosphere close by. Don’t miss out!
Details:
Ages: 4-14 years old
Dates: 6/6-8/18
Price: $136-$245 per week
Registration Deadline: No registration deadline.
For more information and to register for YMCA Summer Day Camps visit their website at http://www.austinymca.org/programs/summer-day-camp.


Young Writers Camps at Texas State University

Locations:
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666
Camp Description:
This summer, explore your imagination with the Central Texas Writing Project. You’ll meet other young writers and learn how to express yourself through creative writing in a fun workshop atmosphere. You don’t need any writing experience. Our expert teachers will guide you as you create new material. Each day, you’ll learn skills to help you grow as an author. You’ll meet new friends, get loads of ideas for more stories and poems, and leave camp with a book featuring some of your very own writing!
Details:
Ages: 6-18
Dates: 6/20-6/24. 6/27-6/30
Price: $250
Registration Deadline: 5/20/16
For more information and to register for Young Writers Camps at Texas State University contact Diane Osborne at 512-245-3680 or e-mail at do11@txstate.edu.

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Disclaimer:
While we have taken several steps to ensure the accuracy of this information, things & plans can change. Therefore we cannot guarantee the information on this Summer Camps Guide to be correct. It is your responsibility to contact the business/camp directly for up to date and correct camp information. User’s must use this information at their own risk.