Houston-area 2017 Summer Camp Guide
Conroe | Montgomery
The hands-on programs at Camp Invention are designed to help students think like scientists. Children develop questions, observe details, collect information, form explanations and apply their understanding to the world around them.
Grades 3-12. June 4-10. $618 (one week).
Christ Church United Methodist
6363 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands
Discovery College at Lone Star College-Montgomery provides a fun college experience, giving students and their families an introduction to their local Lone Star College System campus. Camps run weekly Monday through Thursday. Discovery College programs are focused on science, technology, engineering and math and are specifically designed to engage children in key STEM areas. Ages 6-17. June 12-29, July 10-13. $97 (weekly sessions).
3200 College Park Drive, Conroe
Conroe Parks and Recreation
Families interested in day camps hosted by the city of Conroe Parks and Recreation department have a variety of options. The Fun Quest Day Camp offers special events, field trips and recreational activities like swimming. The camp also offers an option for students enrolled in Conroe ISD summer school programs as well as Counselor in Training volunteer opportunities. Teenagers are also able to participate in the Totally Teen Program, which includes two excursions per week, service projects, cookouts and traditional camp activities. Grades 1-6 (FQDC), grades 7-8 (TTP), grades 9-12 (CIT). June 5-Aug. 15 (CFQ), June 7-Aug. 30 (summer school program), June 5-Aug. 15 (TTP), June 5-Aug. 15 (CIT). $95 (FQDC resident), $118 (FQDC nonresident), $60 (resident, summer school camp), $75 (nonresident, summer school camp), $105 (TTP resident), $131 (TTP nonresident),
Fun Quest Day Camp
Oscar Johnson, Jr. Community Center
100 Park Place, Conroe
1204 Candy Cane Lane, Conroe
iKids Camp is a technology adventure of theme-based curriculum for campers ages 3-12 that provides interactive fun and hands-on learning. Every camp theme has a technology focus and creative activities, academic enrichment and recreation time. Ages 3-12. June 19-21, July 17-20. $205 (per week).
The Woodlands Recreation Center
5310 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands
Children attending summer camps at Kiddie Academy in Woodforest are in for a summer of adventure. The camp offers themed events, activities and trips. Camp Ventures includes six two-week programs that include creative arts, computer time, outdoor play, drama, music, language arts and math. Grades pre-K-5. June 5-Aug. 11. $190 (weekly) $75 (registration for first child) $50 (registration each additional child)
Kiddie Academy of Woodforest
740 Fish Creek Thoroughfare, Montgomery
Mim’s Baptist Church camps
The church offers day camps throughout June and July. School-age children can participate in sports camp, science camp and vacation Bible school. Grades K-6 (science camp), pre-K-6 (vacation Bible school), and grades 5-6 (sports camp). June 19-23 (sports camp), July 10-14 (vacation Bible school), June 7, 14, 21, 28; July 5, 12, 19, 26; Aug. 2, 9 (science camp). $30 (sports camp), free (vacation Bible school, science camp).
Mim’s Baptist Church
1609 Porter Road, Conroe
Children learn to properly ride and care for horses at Pinebrook Farms. Whether they are beginners or advanced students, campers will find the camp will challenge, improve and enhance riding ability. Ages 7-15. June 7-10, June 11-17, June 18-24,
July 9-15 and July 16-22. $525-$850.
611 Virgie Community Road, Magnolia
The Woodlands Children’s Museum
The Woodlands Children’s Museum offers summer workshops where the curriculum is age-appropriate, is developmentally sound and fosters creative thinking. Workshops for younger children include art, cultural discovery, construction and science concepts. Older children can select from pre-engineering concepts, strategy and mechanical principles with team-building collaboration.
Ages 4-8. June 6-Aug. 12. Cost TBA.
4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands
Located in Navasota, Camp Allen’s summer camp is one of the largest summer camp programs in the Episcopal Church. Each summer, over 1,900 campers from across Texas come to refocus and relax. Scholarships for the camp are also available. Camp activities include archery, horseback riding, canoeing, swimming, and arts and crafts.
Grades 3-12. June 4-Aug. 10. $618 (one week).
Camp Allen Conference and Retreat Center
18800 FM 362, Navasota
Camp Blessing Texas
Camp Blessing Texas is for children who have a primary diagnosis of a physical or intellectual disability. Camp Blessing Texas also invites all siblings, ages 7-13, of its campers to be a camper as well. Older siblings (age 14 and older) have the opportunity to volunteer at the camp. Age 7 and older. June 6-Aug. 12. $895.
9402 Palestine Road, Brenham
Carolina Creek Christian Camps provides a variety of sports and activities in an exciting environment for kids in sixth through 12th grades. Campers experience high-energy activities, worship, small group discipleship and opportunities to hang out with college-age staff members. Children who have completed Kindergarten through fifth grade can also participate in Wild Camp, which is a camp with animal-theme cabins, a water park and a climbing jungle. Grades K-12. June 4-Aug. 12. $780 (weekly camp sessions), $390 (Wild Camp sessions).
84 Wimberly Lane, Huntsville
Days are filled with camp activities at Camp Olympia where campers get to choose from more than 40 different daily activities ranging from wakeboarding to golf to horseback riding. When campers arrive at camp, they receive their camp activity schedules, which contains 10 activity periods—40 minutes in length—each day. Ages 7-16. June. 4-Aug. 12. $3,495-$4,495.
723 Olympia Drive, Trinity
Alliance Fencing Academy
The camp is a reinforced environment in which children can work with a large peer group. Students are trained by instructor Andrey Geva and his staff and learn about the sport of competitive fencing. Ages 6-14. June 12-Aug. 11. $250 for a five-day session or $60 daily.
27326 Robinson Road, Ste. 110, Oak Ridge North
1212A Cedar Post Lane, Houston
Legends Sports Complex
High-energy camp experiences at Legends Sports Complex focus on team building, leadership skills, sports, fitness and fun. Sports are played and enjoyed with a blend of instruction, sportsmanship and competition. Professionally trained camp counselors make sure every child has a safe and fun summer camp experience. The summer camp open house is April 16 from 1-6 p.m. Ages 3-13. May 29-Aug. 18. $112.50-$180 (five-day camp member fee), $125-$200 (five-day camp guest fee).
602 Pruitt Road, The Woodlands
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Texas Motocross Camp
FCA Motocross Camp builds its curriculum and activities from experience in ministry and motocross. This camp is for girls and boys and for both beginners and advanced riders. Camp officials suggest ride time on the bike but do not require the camper to have raced already. Sibling discounts are available. Age 6 and older. July 10-13. $575.
Rio Bravo Motocross Park
11610 N. Lake Houston Parkway, Houston
Texas Star Gymnastics Summer Camp
Campers will enjoy themed weeks of gymnastics, swimming and other activities. Pre-K and older. May 29-Aug. 18. $130-$175 (weekly sessions).
1230 Ulrich Road, Tomball
This is a noncomprehensive list of camps in the area.
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