We have partnered with the top Summer Camps in San Antonio to provide you the 2017 Alamo City Moms Blog Summer Camp Guide! Below you will find details on summer camps happening around San Antonio and how to get your children registered for a summer full of fun.
Camp Pump It Up
Green Tree Sports & Tennis Camps
A full-day Summer Sports Camp for children 6–16 years old who love sports. The program is instructional and features the club’s junior tennis camp plus “Swim America” swim lessons. Our half-day Summer Tennis Camp is for beginning and intermediate players ages 6–16 years old. All players have optional pool time as well. Sessions are weekly for both camps, with 11 sessions running throughout the summer.
Dates: Weekly sessions, June 5–August 18
YMCA Summer Day Camp
Give your kids the best summer ever! Week long or summer long, kids experience friendships, accomplishments, and belonging. In our one-week day
camps they will explore a new adventure every week through crafts, field trips, games, and more! Your child will create new memories, make new friends, and have fun in a safe environment based on the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility, and faith.
Dates: June 5–August 19
The Alamo invites children ages 9–13 to make new friends and engage in a week of fun and Texas history at the Alamo! Campers will learn, hands-on, what life was like on the 1830s Texas frontier with interactive activities like Battlefield Adventures, games, a Crockett-style shooting contest, field trips to historic sites, a scavenger hunt, and more! Spots fill up fast, so reserve yours today.
Dates: June 19–23 and 26–30; July 17–21
This summer put your child on the path to a lifetime of learning. With the school year fresh in your child’s mind, summer is the perfect time to join Kumon. The Kumon Method lets children learn at their own pace, so they can grasp any concept regardless of age or grade level. Here, your child will gain confidence that will last a lifetime. Now’s the time for Kumon.
Camp ShowBiz is San Antonio’s premiere theatre arts summer camp. We offer camps for children and teens that excite and ignite their imaginations while expanding literacy, problem-solving, and public speaking skills. Magik offers half-day, one- and four- week camp sessions. Extended care is also available. For more information, visit magiktheatre.org.
Dates: June 5–August 19
Witte Museum Camp
From dinos to cowboys and whales to wild weather, the possibilities for learning are limitless. Find your student’s favorite camp and register today!
June 5–9 | Next-door Nature Camp, ages 6–8; Wild about Texas Camp, ages 9–12
June 12–16 | Under the Sea Camp, ages 6-8; Giants of the Deep Camp, ages 9–12
June 19–23 | Wrangler Camp, ages 6–8; Cowboy Camp, ages 9–12
June 26–30 | Dino Explorers Camp, ages 6–8; Junior Paleontologist Camp, ages 9–12
July 10–14 | Live off the Land Camp, ages 6–8; Secrets of Survival Camp, ages 9–12
July 17–21 | Learn the Ropes Camp, ages 6–8; Backstage Pass Camp, ages 9–12
July 24–28 | Dinolympics Camp, ages 6–8; Tracking Dinosaurs Camp, ages 9–12
July 31–August 4 | Mini Meteorologist Camp, ages 6–8; Wild Weather Camp, ages 9–12
Country Home Learning Center
Join us for an incredible Summer Camp experience!
- Kinder–13 years
- Exciting, new theme-based units such as “Wacky and Wild Science,” “So You Want To Be A Star,” “Under The Sea” and “Rainforest Adventures”!
- Fun-filled days with activities every child enjoys including team games, movies, creative arts, and weekly science & cooking projects!
- Weekly field trips to exciting places such as the San Antonio Scorpions Stadium to practice soccer skills, Monster Mini Golf, and The Exotic Resort Zoo!
- In-house special events such as Inflatable Interactive Sports, Bricks 4 Kidz, Spikey Mikey, and Games 2 U!
- Kids’ Choice Special Interest Clubs such as the Sports Club, Music & Dance Club, Art Club, and Cheerleading Club!
The DoSeum Summer Camp
With exciting outdoor and indoor exhibits, The DoSeum is the best place for kids to spend the summer. Kids will explore new STEM and art concepts, learning to innovate, create, and solve problems—all while having fun! This summer The DoSeum will offer tech-themed camps based on our Summer of Tech initiative, where kids can become tech wizards and explore our DigiPlayscape summer exhibit.
Dates: June 5–August 25
Dominion Summer Sports Camps
Six different sport camps offered daily for ages 3 1/2–18. Single sport and multi-sport options including tennis, golf, swimming, basketball, soccer, karate, music and hip hop dance, rock wall climbing, gymnastics, fencing, outdoor laser tag, gaga ball, archery, water games, arts and crafts, capture the flag, survivor challenges, snow cones, and visits from the Reptile Man and the Tumblebus. This is an instructional based camp with counselors writing daily lesson plans to ensure the best quality and camp experience. Let us wear out your kids!
Dates: June 6–August 11
School of Rock San Antonio
School of Rock San Antonio offers many camps so that your kids can rock ‘n’ roll all summer long. From beginners to advanced musicians ages 7–18, our camps include instruction for guitar, drums, keyboards, vocals, and bass guitar. Beginners can join ROCK 101 camps (June 5–9, July 10–14 and August 7–11). For more advanced students with some experience, we are offering a “Seattle Rocks” camp (June 19–23) learning songs from groups like Nirvana and Pearl Jam; and a “British Invasion” camp (July 24–28) featuring songs from the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and more!
June 5–9: ROCK 101; June 19–23: SEATTLE ROCKS; July 10–14: ROCK 101; July 24–28: BRITISH INVASION; August 7–11: ROCK 101
Heintz Preschool Literacy Camp
Come join us for an educational, entertaining, and fun-loving summer! Here we will foster a love of reading in your child. Each day will be filled with exploring new adventures though books, water play, and being creative through food! Camp day is from 9:00 A.M.–3:00 P.M. (extended hours available from 7:00 A.M.–6:00 P.M.)
Dates: June 13–August 12
All Star Sports
At the All-Star Sports Camp, our main goal is to keep kids active (indoors at SoccerZone) throughout the school breaks. We promote teamwork and sportsmanship through healthy competition via sports and active games. Teaching children basic skills and game rules allows every child the chance to discover new talents and push themselves to refine their natural abilities. Above all, we want to ensure that every kid has fun exploring a variety of sports while making friends and memories along the way!
Dates: June 5–August 25
Summer Art Studios - Southwest School of Arts
The Southwest School of Art’s Summer Art Studios offers one- and two-week-long classes in a positive, nurturing, and fun environment for students ages 5–18. There are more than 100 diverse classes available for students to attend and each week brings a new selection. Each class is taught by a professional artist and artist educators who help develop students’ individual expression.
Dates: June 4–August 18
No Bummer Summer Camps - Love To Swim and Tumble School
T Bar M Camps
Camp is one of the most lasting, rewarding experiences parents can give their children. T Bar M camp builds self-esteem and gives kids a sense of independence, all while growing their faith. Give your child an experience that matters. Invest in a week of camp.
Camps are located in New Braunfels, Texas for K–6th graders and Spicewood, Texas for 7th–11th graders.
Dates: May 28–August 5
This summer launch your child’s imagination at Camp Invention. All-new modules mean all-new fun as children invent, build, question, and discover. Children in Kindergarten–6th grade experience real-world problem-solving and creative thinking as they transform the terrain and ecosystem of a distant exoplanet, take risks as future entrepreneurs, blast rockets and rubber chickens, and wire a circuit to create their own Spy Gadget Alarm Box! Local educators lead a week of hands-on activities that fuel children’s 21st-century skills. Use promo code INNOVATE25 by March 20th to save $25 on registration.
Dates: Multiple (check Camp Invention website for most up-to-date camp dates/locations)
Fit & FUN Summer Camps
Treat your kids to a Fit & FUN summer playing sports, exploring local attractions, and learning through play! Our camp offers ongoing, full-time enrollment all summer, M–F, 6:30 A.M.–6:30 P.M., and includes three healthy meals a day, field trips, sports, and continued education. We engage children ages 6–12 years in cooking, arts & crafts, puzzles, reading, writing, and active play. If you have kids 3–5 years old, we also offer special summer curriculum for preschoolers, with activities like Splash Day! Early Registration Special ends May 1st.
Dates: June 5–August 25
Mad Science of San Antonio
Mad Science’s mission is to spark the imagination and curiosity of children by providing them with fun, hands-on, educational activities. Central Texas youth have been “edu-tained” with our week-long science-themed camps since 1997. With nine completely different camp weeks to choose from, there is a camp that every child will love. Camp week themes include: Science Explorations, Moving with Science, Grossology, Rockin’ Rockets, Wings and Things, Let’s Get Growing, Red Hot Robots, Spy Academy, and Camp Eureka.
Dates: June 5th–August 18
Multiple San Antonio Area locations:
Heintz School Congregation Agudas Achim; St. Margaret Day School; Forest Hills Presbyterian; Specht Elementary; Freheit Elementary; Johnson Ranch Elementary; Timberwood Park Elementary; NEISD locations to be determined; Northside Learning Center
SAC Summer Camp
This summer, San Antonio College is offering something for every child to experience and explore in our annual SAC Summer Camps. Camps range in topics from arts & crafts, sports, theatre arts, dance, space adventures, and more! Give your kids the gift of an epic summer!
Dates: June 5–July 28
Summer at the Academy
Registration for Summer At the Academy begins Monday, March 20th and continues thereafter. With more than 400 classes offered by more than 70 of the area’s top teachers, coaches, and artisans, you will find a wide variety of one-of-a-kind academic, sporting, cultural, and just fun classes including drones, robotics, LEGOs, art, soccer, theatre, music, science, math, Minecraft, and much more. The weekly programs for boys and girls ages four and up run June 5–July 28, with morning and afternoon classes plus extended day care. Fees vary, so call or email for information/brochure.
Dates: June 5–July 28
San Antonio Botanical Garden
Explore the San Antonio Botanical Garden this summer with STEAM-based camps focused on hands-on exploration, nature-inspired art, ecology, and botany. From Eco-Explorers to Little Sunshine Gardeners and a new Chef camp for teens, the Garden inspires budding naturalists, scientists, botanists, artists, and chefs to dig deeper into the world of plants and fun!
Dates: June 5–July 28
San Antonio Dance Academy
San Antonio Dance Academy Summer Dance Camps are sure to be fun and educational—perfect for the summer!! Half-day and full-day dance camps will include dance classes such as ballet, jazz, Mexican folkloric, and tap. Register today!
Dates: June 19–23 and 26–30; July 10–14, 17–21, and 24–28
Palo Alto College Summer Programs
Palo Alto College offers high-quality, affordable, and FUN summer camp options for children ages 2–18! This year, we’ve added the option to sign up for specialized mini-camps to enhance your child’s full-day summer camp experience. These specialized mini-camps are also available as stand-alone camps for students whose parents who can accommodate half-day camps. Registration begins 3/8.
Dates: June 6–August 5 (dates vary by program)
Camp La Jita & Camp Metro
Whether she attends camp daily or spends the whole week away from home, Girl Scout Camp helps a girl discover her potential, dreams, and aspirations and build a skill set she can use for success today and in the future. Campers will discover, connect, and even take action on issues and challenges important to them.
Dates: June 5- August 4
Still Water Camps
Still Water is an overnight camp experience designed for youth ages 8–18 interested in sports, leadership, and adventure! Our aim is to present the Gospel in a clear way by exemplifying excellence in ALL we do in hopes that kids will truly understand their potential and take ownership of their faith. Use code ALAMO now through April 1st to get $75 off our summer overnight camps!
Dates: June 4–July 19 (at two locations)
2017 Summer Academy in Architecture and Interior Design
The Summer Career Academy, taught by Department of Architecture faculty, introduces participants to the careers of professional architects and interior designers and clarifies the academic study necessary to achieve that career goal. The program offers a broad yet intensive hands-on career discovery experience and individual introduction to many basic and important aspects of the practices leading to the design of the built environment.
Dates: June 5 – 16
Music Masters Summer Camps
“Puppets & Music” One week camp for children 4 – 8. Every day we will learn a new story, make the puppets and props and learn the songs to perform a fabulous puppet show at the end of the week Dates: June 26-30 and July 24-28
“Spanish & Music” One week camp for children 4 – 8. We use music, rhythm, songs and crafts to learn spanish in a fun and active way. Dates: June 19-23 and July 31 – August 4
Summer Sensations at St. Thomas
Come join us for an unforgettable summer filled with themed activities, creative crafting, fun cooking projects, outdoor fun, and much more! We have something for every child age 3–12 with full day (9:00 A.M.–3:00 P.M.) or half day (9:00 A.M.–noon) camps, including early morning (7:30–9:00 A.M.) and/or late care options (3:00–6:00 P.M.). We also host such camps as Soccer Shots, SuperTots Sports Academy, Sky Hawks, i9 Sports, Camp Einstein, and much, much more! Check us out and register early…space is limited!
Dates: June 12–July 28
Music Masters 2 Week Intensive Music Classes
Music Masters is a sequential, integrated piano class specially designed for children 3–8 years old. Singing, rhythm development, listening skills, creative movement, and percussion instruments are integrated in a solid music theory and piano-playing small group class. The fun and ideal way to introduce music into your child’s life.
Dates: June 5–15; July 10–20; and August 7–17
UIW Cardinal Summer Soccer Camps
The Cardinal Summer Soccer Camp is designed for Soccer players of all backgrounds and ability levels. The Camp has taken a new focus on developing the core skills that are required to become a succesful soccer player and succeed on the field.
This will be achieved through challenging technical sessions and the chance to implement this in fun and exciting games. We also have an all new staff this year, whose backgrounds are impressive and include former NCAA Division 1 Players, Ex-Professional Players and Professional Coaches. Ages 6-16.
Dates: June 26-30, July 17-21
Starfish Summer Camp
Starfish Social Club provides academic and social supports to kids and adults with learning differences. Our summer camp runs for 6 weeks with full and half day options for students age 4 and up regardless of disability or ability level. We also welcome neurotypical campers (typically siblings) who serve as peer models. Full day campers will benefit from additional services like art therapy, music therapy, and physical activities.
Dates: June 5–July 28
Archaeology of Ancient Adventures
Get ready to take a trip around the globe as we explore how ancient people traveled, traded, and migrated. Camp is filled with archaeology-themed activities, games, and crafts. Camp sessions 1, 2, and 3 are open to ages 9–13 years and session 4 is designed for ages 7–10 years. Camp runs Monday–Friday from 9:00 A.M.–4:00 P.M. Before and after care (drop off at 7:30 A.M. & pick up at 5:30 P.M.) is available for free!
Session 1 (ages 9–13): June 19–23
Session 2 (ages 9–13): July 10–14
Session 3 (ages 9–13): July 24–28
Session 4 (ages 7–10): August 14–18
Hunters Creek Serve It Up Tennis Camp
Come learn tennis in a fun and positive environment! All ages welcome! Don’t miss the fun of Prize Day! Programs run spring, summer, and fall.
Captivate Language Academy Summer Spanish Camp
We invite Spanish language learners and dual language students alike to dive in as we learn Spanish using engaging, hands-on methods. Students ages 4–10 will enjoy mastering Spanish vocabulary through the context of books, science experiments, art projects, and games. These immersion-style classes are truly captivating for little learners, and we would love for your child to be a part of our summer camp FUN!
Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays in June; July 17–21
World Wide Soccer
World Wide Soccer camps provide young players with the opportunity to receive professional, high-level soccer coaching from a team of qualified soccer trainers. World Wide Soccer believes in promoting positive sport and exercise experiences for young people to instill healthy eating habits and active lifestyles. Each camp is challenging, educational, and enjoyable. We will answer the two questions every parent asks—“Did you have fun?” and “Did you learn?”—with a big YES!
Dates: June–August (varies by location)
Kids On Course Golf Academy
Great golf experience for Juniors ages 5–12. Our dedicated team of instructors are committed to children and providing an experience that will instill a love of the game. Expect a lot of fun and games including water play and arts and crafts, with a 5:1 student-to-teacher ratio.
Dates: June 5–30
San Antonio Reading Camps
I help children who struggle with reading, spelling, and pronouncing the English language. Your child will have a lot of fun in the camps, with frequently changing activities: sitting still writing or reading and then going outside to play learning games to reinforce the concepts. Camps are designed to increase reading fluency, boost reading confidence, and improve spelling and handwriting through effective decoding strategies and fun learning games. Your child will discover the 70 building blocks of the English language that will instantly improve the way your child reads.