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Your 2021 guide to in-person and virtual summer camps in The Woodlands area

Villa Palooza offers sports-related summer camps. (Courtesy VillaSport)

Villa Palooza offers sports-related summer camps. (Courtesy VillaSport)

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Parents looking for camps for their children have a number of options to choose from in The Woodlands area, including virtual options for families looking to socially distance during the pandemic. This list is not comprehensive.

The Woodlands

Boni’s Dance & Performing Arts Studio holds a summer camp focusing on musical theater and Broadway-themed dancing activities for students whose age is 8 or older as of Sept. 1 and a fairytale princess camp for students whose age as of Sept. 1 will be 4-8.

Dates: June 21-24 (Broadway), June 21-24 and July 19-22 (Fairytale Princess)

Cost: $150 plus $25 registration (Broadway), $350 plus $25 registration (Fairytale Princess), 9102 Forest Crossing Drive,

The Woodlands

281-292-6121

www.bonisdance.com

Children’s Lighthouse in The Woodlands offers a variety of activities for children throughout the summer, with vendors coming in to supply offerings such as music and robotics courses. There is a possibility field trips will be available this year as well.

Dates: weekly throughout the summer

Cost: $225 (five days), $200 (three days)

5585 Creekside Forest Drive,

The Woodlands

832-698-2735

www.childrenslighthouse.com/woodlands

Cordovan Art School offers instruction in video game art, theater, anime, drawing, painting, mixed media, watercolor, pottery, technology and other media for ages 5-16. Camps are taught by professional teachers and are designed for all skill levels.

Dates: June 4-Aug. 30

Cost: varies

8000 McBeth Way, Ste. 130,

The Woodlands

281-645-6580

www.cordovanartschool.com

Stepping Stones Child Care campers age 5-12 participate in the Stepelodeon Nickelodeon Summer Camp and receive a free shirt and drawstring bag if they sign up by May 1.

Dates: May 27-Aug. 10

Cost: $140-$220

10601 Falconwing Drive, The Woodlands

281-298-5838

www.steppingstonesfalconwing.com

Stepping Stones Preparatory Academy offers daily activities based around art, science, technology, engineering and math, and cooking projects.

Dates: TBD

Cost: TBD

11900 Crane Brook Drive, The Woodlands

281-292-8783

www.steppingstonesprep.com

The Woodlands Children’s Museum offers weeklong summer workshop sessions that are open for children ages 4 to 10 and feature age-appropriate activities focusing on topics such as science, culture and arts.

Dates: June 7-Aug. 5

Cost: contact museum for pricing

4775 W. Panther Creek Drive,

The Woodlands

281-465-0955

www.woodlandschildrensmuseum.org

Villa Palooza summer camps at VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa include swimming, sports, crafts and field trips as permitted by public health orders. Weekly themes include “Robot Rumble,” “Chemical Reaction” and “Villa Olympics.” Camps are for ages 5-12, and season passes are available. Special camps in computer coding and for gamers are also available.

Dates: June 1-Aug. 13 (weekly camps)

Cost: $219-$329 (weekly)

4141 Technology Forest Blvd.,

The Woodlands

832-585-0822

www.villasport.com

Vitacca Vocational School for Dance offers two camps for different skill levels:

Vitacca Children’s Dance Camp for ages 3-9 offers a week of dance instruction including ballet technique, and camps include ballet classes, choreography and crafts focused around a favorite, age-appropriate classical ballet.

Dates: May 31-June 4, July 12-16

Cost: $310-700

Vitacca Summer Ballet Intensive welcomes classically focused dancers ages 9-19 with no audition required. This season’s VSBI has limited on-site registration available.

Dates: June 7-11, June 14-18

Cost: $650-$1,250

9391 Grogans Mill Road, Ste. B1,

The Woodlands

281-367-7185

www.vitaccadance.com

Wonders of The Woodlands (WOW!) Science Camp offers classes for ages 3 to fourth grade. The topics for the hands-on science classes this year are vertebrates, invertebrates, water, plants and ecology.

Dates: June 28-July 2, July 12-16

Cost: $150

The Woodlands United Methodist Church

2200 Lake Woodlands Drive,

The Woodlands

281-297-5948

[email protected]

www.wowsciencecamp.com

YMCA Summer Day Camp for ages 5-11 includes games, sports, swimming, arts and crafts, educational activities and other activities at two locations in The Woodlands.

Date: June 1-Aug. 6 (weekly)

Cost: $175-$215

The Woodlands Family YMCA at Branch Crossing

8100 Ashlane Way, The Woodlands

The Woodlands Family YMCA at Shadowbend

615 Shadowbend Place, The Woodlands

281-367-9622

www.ymcahouston.org

YMCA Teen Camp allows students ages 12-15 to participate in activities and discussions that explore service learning, employable skills, goal-setting and conflict resolution.

Date: June 1-Aug. 6 (weekly)

Cost: $175-$215

The Woodlands Family YMCA at Shadowbend

615 Shadowbend Place, The Woodlands

281-367-9622

www.ymcahouston.org/programs/camps/teen-camp

Magnolia

Camp Invention allows children in grades K-6 to collaborate in hands-on, open-ended STEM challenges. Activities are designed to inspire curiosity and imagination. In-person camps are available at one location this year at Bear Branch Elementary School. Virtual camps are also available for this program.

Dates: June 7-11

Cost: $235

Bear Branch Elementary School

8909 FM 1488, Magnolia

800-968-4332

[email protected]

www.invent.org/local

Paint & Bubbles Studio camps for ages 6-12 meet Monday through Thursday for morning or afternoon sessions. New camp sessions are run each week with different themes and activities focused on building creativity, artistic skills and self-confidence. Camp art projects include clay art, acrylic painting, watercolor painting, drawings, creating structures and sensory art play.

Dates: June 7-July 29 (weekly camps)

Cost: $225 per child ($195 through April 30)31311 FM 2978 Ste. 107, Magnolia

346-703-2141

www.paintandbubbles.com

Spring

The Kangaroo Forest offers children from kindergarten through age 12 a variety of daily activities such as art projects and several field trips. A junior camper group for students who have completed prekindergarten is also available.

Dates: May 31-Aug. 6

Cost: $825 monthly

7303 S. Forestgate Drive, Spring

281-465-4069

www.thekangarooforest.com

Tomball

Teora Music School offers two types of camps for different age groups:

Summer Jam camps for ages 8-14 allow students to practice performing and recording music under instruction from a certified coach. Lessons on recording, performing, instrumentation and arrangement are featured, and the camp concludes with a public musical showcase.

Dates: June 14-July 30 (weekly)

Cost: $390 per week

Summer Artists Program camps allow students ages 4-9 to participate in several activities based around daily themes and musical experiences, alongside academic lessons in music and music-related arts.

Dates: June 14-July 30 (weekly)

Cost: $390 per week

24913 Kuykendahl Road, Stes. C and D, Tomball

832-328-6080

www.teoramusic.com

VIRTUAL CAMPS

Camp Invention offers at-home camps hosted by Christ Community School and Bear Branch Elementary School in STEM.

Dates: June 7-11 (Bear Branch Elementary School), June 28-July 2 (Christ Community School)

Cost: $235

[email protected]

www.invent.org/local

Language Kids World is holding virtual camps throughout the summer. 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. Languages include Spanish, French, German, Mandarin Chinese and Italian. Camps are for preschool (age 3-5) and elementary school (ages 6-10) with a maximum of eight students per group.

Dates: TBD

Cost: $35 per week (preschool), $75 per week (elementary)

www.languagekids.com/virtual-classes-and-camps

Woodlands Academy for the Performing Arts camps are open to any school-age child. Teenagers can participate or work as interns. Students learn songs and dances for a series of shows with Friday performances. Students can expect to sing, dance, act and work on other aspects of productions.The spring theme is “Seussical the Musical,” and the summer theme is “Princess and the Frog.”

Date: April 3-May 22, June 5-July 31

Cost: $200

Location: virtual

281-543-7322

Adriana Rezal contributed to this report.

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