Summer camps help your child develop character, learn valuable life skills, make new friends and discover new interests. DFW has many different types of camps to offer: academic, sports-related, arts/music, adventure camps and more. Talk to the kids to find out their interests and everyone wins.
USA Chess is the largest and premier chess camp organizer for children in the United States. They grew from one camp in Dallas in 1997 to more than 100 camps across the United States. They also teach chess in over 65 school chess programs in Dallas, Houston, Austin, and Washington DC.
For more info: 281-257-0078 or toll free 1-888-652-4377.
2. Bounce U
Create and Bounce is an art camp for children that combines exciting art projects with structured physical activities. Children can work on different fun arts and crafts projects each day from canvas painting to clay. With its unique blend of upbeat exercises and dedicated time for painting and projects. Create and Bounce offers an experience that's healthy, mentally engaging and seriously fun.
Where: Bounce U, 3050 N. Josey Lane, Carrollton, TX 75007.972-939-5000 or 2532 Summit, Plano, TX. 972-422-3399
3. Camp Casa
Camp Casa is a place for students of all skill levels to come and participate in professional training of the performing arts. It is a place for the beginner to come, develop and have fun as well as a place for the advanced to come and hone their theatrical craft. In addition to rehearsing and producing a full-length show, campers will take classes in acting, music and dance.
Show: Guys and Dolls Jr.
Camp dates: June 10 - 28
Camp performance dates: June 28 - 30
Camp hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
Camp cost: $900
Use offer code DOLLS50 to save $50 before April 15th
Casa Mañana Theatre is located in the heart of the Cultural District at 3101 West Lancaster Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76107.
4. Camp Giddyup
Summer Camp: $150 for four 2-hour classes (Monday through Thursday), tack and horse rental, arena and trail riding. Trail rides and riding lessons also available.
Barratt's Farm, 950 N. Winningkoff Road, Lucas, TX. 972-727-8280
5. Camp SummitCamp Summit is a residential or “sleep away” camp for children and adults with disabilities. With weeklong camp sessions, weekend sessions and respite days, campers are offered a wide variety of traditional camp activities in a barrier-free environment.
Contact info: E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or 972-484-8900.
Rock Camp: a mix of everything packed into an exciting weeklong session. Students will learn how to play in a band, write original songs and perform live in front of family and friends. Students will receive instruction in guitar, voice, drums, piano or bass. No prior experience necessary. Enrollment open to students ages 8-18 years.
Mini Camp: a half-day program that allow students to experience something new. From Musical Theatre to Drum Workshop, there’s a camp for every student. Performance held at the end of every camp.
Creative Soul School of Modern Music, 5633 Watauga Rd., Watauga, Texas 76148. 817-485-7464
Katie Crowley, TCRG, Director, Crú Capaill Academy of Irish Dance, 847-208-5593
Cool camps for 3-12 year-olds at one of the most beautiful spots in Dallas. Half-day camps, Survivor Camp, Lone Star Adventure Camp, Little Critters. Discounts for Arboretum members.
Where: Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX. 972-515-6500
What: Train and learn from the most renowned cheerleading squad ever. Focus on having fun and meeting new friends while learning exciting choreography and dancing from warm-ups to dance routines to team spirit, motivation and self-confidence.
Open: to all girls between the ages of 7 and 18.
Info: Call 972-556-9900.
Register early because camps fill quickly. All supplies are provided. Summer Art Camp participants will be exposed to works of art and related artistic techniques through interactive gallery and studio experiences. Each week culminates in an art exhibition or performance for friends and family.
Toddler Art: (2-3)
Arturo's Art and Me: (3-5)
Center for Creative Connections Tech Lab
Where: Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood, Dallas, TX 75201. 214-922-1200