2018 San Antonio Area Summer Camps Guide

It’s time to plan for summer! We’re thrilled to share our 2018 Summer Camp Guide, presented by Magik Theatre. Alamo City Moms Blog has partnered with a variety of local businesses who purchased their listing, to provide you a guide to Summer Camps in San Antonio.  

Overwhelmed by the HUGE amount of things to choose from and scheduling your kids’ summer? Just need a place to get organized? Print our Week-by-Week Summer Planner (or print a couple to plan on and a “final copy”) and watch summer unfold. Scroll to the bottom of the page to download the file!

 

Presenting Partner: The Magik Theatre – Camp Showbiz

 At Camp Showbiz, no two session are alike! With guidance from our professional teaching artists, campers take charge of their experience by learning how to collaborate together to create one of a kind shows. Over the course of a session, campers will have fun growing their imaginations by developing original plays, sharpening acting and improvisational skills, and rehearsing show-stopping musical numbers.

Dates: Camps running weekly June 11 – August 24

The Magik Theatre (Downtown – 420 South Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78205) and the Magik Performing Arts Center (Near IH 10/De Zavala – 5359 Casa Bella, San Antonio, Texas 78249) 

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Green Tree Sports & Tennis Camps

  Give your kids a great summer at this ALL-DAY (8am-5:30 pm) 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. Save money with Package Discount Pricing and early bird discount when signing up on or before May 1st.

Dates: Sessions running weekly June 11 – August 24

 4721 Callaghan Rd. 78228

Camp Pump It Up

 Drop in to Camp Pump It Up this summer and give the boredom bug a bounce to the curb! Whether it’s one day or a whole week, Camp Pump It Up is where it’s at! Camp runs daily for kids ages 5-12. Full Day: 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. or Half Day: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. available. Fully supervised art and activity-based curriculum with games, jumping, and inflatable activities. Your children will spend the other part of their day making new friends during interactive theme-based play, crafts, and hands-on activities. Questions? Need More Information? Please contact your closest Pump It Up of San Antonio (NW 210-523-8883, NE 210-653-0700, SE 210-941-2996).

Dates: See camp website for dates.

 NW @ 7723 Guilbeau RdNE @ 14036 Nacogoches Rd, or SE @ 2627 SE Military Dr

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Witte Museum Camp

 Spend your Summer at the Witte! From dinos to cowboys, the possibilities for learning are limitless. Find your student’s favorite camp and register today! Visit the museum camp website for full list of each week’s topic per age group (ages 6-8 or 9-12). Camp runs 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m with drop off as early as 8:30 a.m. and pick up by 5:30 p.m.

Dates: Camps running weekly June 4 – August 3

 3801 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209

YMCA of Greater San Antonio

 Summer camp at the Y offers youth, 5 to 13 years of age, unique experiences with an opportunity to explore the outdoors, meet new friends, and discover new interests. Day camp activities vary by location but include field trips, crafts, sports, swimming and more. The Y also offers a traditional camp experience at their over-night camp, YMCA Camp Flaming Arrow in Hunt, Texas. Either way, camp is an excellent way to ensure kids stay engaged socially, physically, and academically throughout the summer. YMCA camps are licensed by the state of Texas.

Dates: June 11 – August 17 or 24 depending on location 

 Various locations around the greater San Antonio area

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Country Home Learning Center

 Country Home’s extremely popular Summer Camp program includes all of our regular activities, our Kids’ Choice Special Interest Clubs, regularly scheduled field trips to swimming, skating, bowling, and movies, as well as special field trips to a wide variety of exciting local destinations. Our highly successful, reward-based Reading Program encourages academic exercises throughout the summer, while our wonderful facility affords us the opportunity to explore various themed rooms.

Dates: Camps running weekly May – August

 8 convenient San Antonio locations

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Dominion Country Club Summer Camps

 All & half day sports camps offered for ages 3 1/2 to 16. FIVE different camps are available depending on your child’s age, activities, sport choices. Campers receive excellent sport instruction and supervision, no simple babysitting here. Most camps are 9am-3pm, with pre-care and post care available. Let us wear out your kids! Sign up for a week at a time, multiple weeks, or the entire summer.

Dates: Camps running weekly every Tuesday – Friday beginning June 5th and finishing August 10th

The Tennis Center – 1 Dominion Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78257

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Barshop JCC Summer J-Camp

 Once upon a summer, there was a most exciting summer camp for youth in kindergarten through high school, filled with fun, friends and memories! J-Camp encourages campers to try new things, challenge themselves, and strive to reach new heights. Campers discover new skills, uncover hidden talents, and learn about themselves and their community. They will benefit from a camp setting that promotes growth & development, confidence, and character building. J-Camp is one of five camps in San Antonio accredited by the American Camp Association, having met 300+ standards for health, safety, and program quality. J-Camp features a child-centered program, focusing on the individual needs of each camper & the collective interests of each camp group.

Dates: Camps running weekly May 29 – August 24

12500 NW Military Hwy., San Antonio, TX 78231

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Keystone School Summer Scholar Program

 Keystone’s two-week Summer Scholar Program is for students in grades 6-9. Students will become part of a community as they participate in whole-group activities and attend three small-group sessions of their choice.  The whole-group sessions occur daily and include team-building games, and other fun problem-solving activities. The different small-group sessions vary in length and are designed to appeal to students’ wide-ranging interests, allowing them to immerse themselves in an area they love and to try something new. Sessions will appeal to students’ varied interest, covering arts, writing, science, and robotics.

Dates: July 9-20

 119 E Craig Pl, San Antonio, TX 78212

San Antonio Botanical Garden Summer Camp

 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 Gardeners and Chef camp, the Garden inspires budding naturalists, scientists, botanists, artists and chefs to dig deeper into the world of plants and fun! Please see website for full camp listings.

Dates: Camps running weekly from June – August

 555 Funston Pl., San Antonio, TX 78209

 

Mad Science of San Antonio

 Mad Science camps are designed with exciting, fun and hands-on science activities. Children will design, create, build and assemble a variety of interesting projects. 9 different camp themes are available including robots, rockets, spy academy, yuckology, camp eureka and more! Mad Science has camp locations all over town. Register now: Pay Later! 

Dates: Camps running weekly June – August

Multiple locations throughout the San Antonio area

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UTSA Soccer Academy

 Whether your child is a novice in the sport of soccer or an advanced player looking to gain an edge on his/her opponent, we have a camp that is specifically designed to meet their needs and objectives. With a combined 75+ years of camp experience, our staff is determined to offer the best, most comprehensive soccer camp program in the San Antonio-area. Spaces will fill up fast, so sign-up today!

Dates: Camps running throughout June and July

 UTSA’s Park West Athletic Complex (Soccer Stadium) – 8000 N. 1604 W., San Antonio, TX 78249

Summer at Saint Mary’s Hall

Summer at St. Mary's

 We offer students a safe, structured, fun, educational and enriching experience unmatched in San Antonio. We encourage campers to explore new friendships, tackle new obstacles, and discover and enhance individual talents and creative abilities. Our campers are known and nurtured as they develop their passions, learn to be leaders, problem solvers, and collaborators. Summer at Saint Mary’s Hall welcomes campers from all over San Antonio, the surrounding communities, and beyond. Adventure Awaits!

Dates: Camps running weekly May 29 – August 3

9401 Starcrest Dr., San Antonio, TX 78217

Love2Dance Camp

 Love2Dance camp is a week full of fun that offers dancers ages 3-7 ballet, tap, tumbling, jazz, hip hop, sing-a-longs, arts & crafts, and movie time! There are special themes for each week (outlined on website) and each age group has a lead instructor alongside 2-3 assistants. Camps are Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-2pm, and Friday, 9am-12pm with a special performance for friends and family at 12pm on Fridays! At this time, we open the studio and invite you in to watch everything your dancer has learned throughout the week! 

Dates: Camps running weekly June 11 – July 20

 2602 N. Loop 1604 W. #111, San Antonio, TX 78248

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San Antonio Zoo Summer Camp

 Make sure your child has a wild summer to remember by registering them for Zoo Camp. Campers learn all about the zoo, the animals in its care, and they get to spend all day in the zoo! Your future conservationist will have the opportunity to get up-close to animals, speak to animal experts, and learn to how to protect animals in the wild places they live. There are a variety of programs that will appeal to your child’s passion for wildlife and love of animals. All zoo camp themes include camp jamborees, up-close animal encounters, zoo tours, themed activities, games, and art projects all set in a nature-based play environment. Sessions are Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

Dates: Camps running May 29 – August 17 

 3903 North St. Mary’s St., San Antonio, Texas 78212

Bits, Bytes, & Bots – Computer Adventures

Bits and Bytes Camp

 Join us for our fifth summer of technology and fun. We offer morning and afternoon week-long summer camps in Robotics, Video Game Creation, Stop Motion Movie Magic, Makey Engineering, & Coding in Minecraft®. Kids have a blast while learning crucial skills in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math). Our low student/teacher ratio (12:1) coupled with the fact that our teachers teach all year long set us apart. Come learn with us!

Dates: Camps running weekly from June – August

 Multiple locations across San Antonio and Comal ISD

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Trilogy 09 Dance Center – Soon to be KE Dance Center

 Join us at one (or MORE!) of our dance camps this summer! Lots of dates/times to choose from: 

“LEAP!” – 3 full day camp
“ZOOTOPIA” – 3 half day camp
“UNDER THE SEA” – 3 half day toddler camp
“THE GREATEST SHOWMAN” – 2 full day musical theatre camp
“INTO THE STREETS I” – 1 full day camp
“INTO THE STREETS II” – 1 full day camp
“LEVELS” – 2 full day camp 
“DANCE TEAM” – 1 full day camp
 
Dates: Various dates throughout June and July based on age and theme/focus
 

 1242 Austin Highway Ste 109, San Antonio, Texas 78209

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Heintz Preschool Literacy Camp

 HPS Literacy camp is filled with exciting projects based on the book of the week. Our camp includes daily projects, water play, and enrichments such as music, drama, sports, and yoga class.

Dates: Camps running weekly June 4 – August 10

 16550 Huebner Rd., San Antonio, TX 78248

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MSSA Summer Camp

 MSSA Summer Camp features classes for art, science, sports, coding, games, and more. MSSA’s full-day camp is available to children ages 4 (3 if student is enrolled at MSSA) through 12. Camp hours are 9 am to 3 pm Monday through Friday. July 4th will be a short week with the 4th off.

Dates: Camps running weekly from June 11 – August 3

 17722 Rogers Ranch Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78258

Southwest School of Art – Summer Art Studios

 Summer Art Studios offers 1 – 2 week long classes in a positive, nurturing, and fun environment for students ages 5 – 18. There are over 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. Both morning (9:00am – 12:00pm) and afternoon (1:00pm – 4:00pm) classes are available for students 7 and up. Classes for ages 5 – 6 are only offered in the morning. Full Day Care is available for students who need to arrive early and/or stay late.

Dates: 1-2 week long camps running from June – August 

 300 Augusta St, San Antonio, TX 78205

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Pine Cove

 Looking for a Christ-centered and seriously fun summer camp for your kids this summer? Check out Pine Cove overnight camps and day camps! Pine Cove has awesome week-long overnight youth camps for kids entering 2nd-12th grade in Columbus, Texas. Be sure to also check out Camp in the City, where Pine Cove packs up camp and brings it to your neighborhood for day camp for 1st-6th graders!

Dates: Overnight camps for 10 weeks (May 28 – August 4) and Camp in the City for various dates throughout June and July

 Overnight camps in Columbus, TX. Camp in the City locations in the area:
nineteen:ten Church (June 18-22), Shearer Hills Baptist Church (July 2-6), Wayside Chapel (July 16-20), and Northeast Bible Church (July 23-27)

Summer Programs at Palo Alto College

 Palo Alto College will offer a variety of youth summer program opportunities for children ages 2 to 17 years in areas focusing on leadership, academics, athletics, and pre-college readiness. Session dates, times, and prices vary by program. For more information, visit their website linked below.

Dates: Sessions running June 11-August 10

 1400 W. Villaret Blvd, San Antonio, Texas 78224

Camp Alamo

 Be a part of San Antonio’s Tricentennial Celebration! Campers will learn about the people and places that made San Antonio what it is today and The Alamo’s part in that history. Children ages 8-13 will make new friends and be immersed in the cultures and history of the people who built this beautiful city!

Dates: June 18 – 22 (Session 1), July 9 – 13 (Session 2), July 16 – 20 (Session 3), July 23 – 27 (Session 4)

 The Alamo, 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205

McNay Summer Art Camp

 Young artists (5–12 years) experience a week at the Museum exercising creativity, innovation, and experimentation. Blending STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) strategies, studio practice, and deep dives into works of art, campers make art EVERYDAY and examine artists Alexander Calder, Georgia O’Keeffe, Pablo Picasso, and others.

Dates: Camps run weekly from July 16 – August 17, 2018

 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, Texas 78209

The DoSeum

 With exciting outdoor exhibits like Waterworks and our Treehouse, and incredible indoor exhibits like Sensations Studio, Spy Academy, and Innovation Station—The DoSeum is the perfect place for kids to spend the summer. At camp, kids will explore exciting new STEM and art concepts, learning to innovate, create, and solve problems—all while having fun!

Dates: Camps running weekly June 4 – August 17

2800 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209  

Summer At The Academy

 With more than 300 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 classes including robotics, LEGOS, drones, virtual reality, art, soccer, theatre, science, math, Minecraft, and much more. The weekly programs are for boys and girls ages 4 & up with morning and afternoon classes plus extended day care. Fees vary, so call or email for information. Registration begins March 19 and continues thereafter.

Dates: Programs running weekly June 4 – July 27

San Antonio Academy – 117 E. French Place, San Antonio, TX 78212

Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas Summer Camp

 Mark your adventure! Camp registration is underway and we have a whirlwind of fun planned for every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) TM . Camp Metro offers the best of both worlds – indoor and outdoor fun while Camp La Jita is perfect for an authentically wild campout that teaches independence and challenge-seeking in the great outdoors. From field trips to explore theatre and culinary arts, to starlit trail rides to experience the wonders of space, imagine all the fun she’ll have this summer with Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas!

Dates: Camps running weekly from June 10 – August 10 

 Camp Metro at the West Side Girl Scout Leadership Center (5622 Cesar Chavez Way, San Antonio, TX 78237) and Camp La Jita (19459 Ranch Rd 187, Utopia, TX 78884)

Summer at St. Luke’s

 Summer at St. Luke’s strives to provide an enriching, entertaining camp experience that will exercise children’s (ages 4-12) minds and bodies. Each week is jam-packed with educational activities and enrichment opportunities. Campers will play their favorite active games, stretch their minds, and continue to grow and learn in a relaxed summer setting. We invite you to join us for an exciting Summer at St. Luke’s!

Dates: Four one-week sessions in the month of July

 15 St. Luke’s Lane, San Antonio, TX, 78209

T Bar M Camps

 Imagine a schedule so full of fun, you actually forget about TV and the iPad. Awesome activities, crazy theme nights, zip lining, blobbing, deep relationships, and growth in their faith … this is a summer your kids will remember forever. At T Bar M, your kids step away from the craziness of life, jump into some serious fun, and grow in their ability to love God and love others.

Dates: 10 week-long sessions running Sunday through Saturday starting in June

 2549 Hwy 46W New Braunfels, Texas 78132

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The Little Gym of North San Antonio Summer Camp

 Beat the Heat at The Little Gym! Designed for children 3-10 years of age, our summer camp programs provide each child with three super- awesome, adventure filled hours of skill building, group fun, and special Lego Duplo building activities. 

Dates:  Camps running Tuesday – Thursday from June 12 – August 16

 12730 NW Military Hwy #106, San Antonio, TX 78231

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Mo-Ranch Summer Camp

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 Mo-Ranch Summer Camp is a co-ed residential Christian summer camp that’s located along the north fork of the Guadalupe River in the wide-open spaces of the beautiful Texas Hill Country! Our summer camp is a place where your child will grow in character, faith and confidence through meaningful relationships in a Christ-centered natural setting.

Dates: One and two-week session running June 3 – July 21

 2229 FM 1340, Hunt, TX 78024

 

Serve It Up For Kids Tennis Program

 Come learn tennis in a fun and positive environment! All ages welcome! Don’t miss the fun of Prize Day!

Dates: Mondays and Wednesdays 4:30 – 6 p.m. from June 18 – August 15

 Hunters Creek Tennis and Swim Club – 3630 Hunters Circle, San Antonio, TX 78230

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All-Star Sports Camp

  Your child will have a blast and develop their athletic skills by playing many different sports, games, and fun activities inside SoccerZone! Our well-trained instructors love kids and our robust curriculum insures that every child has the time of their life. Soccer, dodgeball, kickball, capture the flag, craft projects, Friday Splash Day, and more to keep kids wanting to come back every week. Hours are 8:30-4:30 with early drop-off and late pick-up available.

Dates: Camps running weekly all summer

 SA West (9870 Marbach Rd, San Antonio, TX 78245) and Live Oak (8020 Pat Booker Rd, Live Oak, TX 78233)

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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 would truly understand their potential and take ownership of their faith.

Dates: Camps running weekly from June – July

 624 N Main St, Boerne, TX 78006

Camp Classic

  Camp Classic is a new Theatre Arts-based Summer Camp linked to classical mythology for children ages 5-13 of all ability levels, located in the heart of the Deco District! Unlock stories of the past! In Camp Classic, campers will travel back in time to the days of adventure & magic, heroes & heroines, gods & rulers, and giants & ogres…oh my! Learn how to make a story come to life by using elements of the theatre to create your own characters, props, masks, costumes, and set pieces, culminating in a final performance. Campers may register for individual sessions or more! Each week will be split into 2 age groups (ages 5-9 & 10-13) and focus on one of the following: Greek Mythology, American Folklore, Mexican Folklore, and European Fairytales.

Dates: Camps running weekly from July 16-August 10

 The Classic Theatre of San Antonio – 1924 Fredericksburg Rd., San Antonio, TX 782001

San Antonio Parks & Recreation – Summer Youth Program

  The Parks and Recreation Department offers a quality, affordable Summer Youth Program, where youth find sports, craft projects, active games, art exploration, fitness and nutrition, reading opportunities, and math and science enrichment activities. Community center sites are open to participants ages 6 to 14 and school sites to children ages 6 to 12. Program hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Dates: Varies based on program site – see website for site specific dates

 Multiple locations – see website for location listing

Camp Invention

  Camp Invention’s all-new summer program, Fast Forward, shows children that even the wildest and craziest ideas can become reality! Campers in grades K-6 will create a vehicle of the future, design a mechanical robot dog, and build futuristic dream homes. Local educators lead the week of fun, hands-on, STEM activities that encourage children to think big, explore their curiosity, and never give up! Visit campinvention.org or call 800.968.4332 to register. Use promo code MomsBlog15 to save $15 (expires 5/4/18).

Dates: Week-long camps in June and July

 Multiple locations in San Antonio – see website for location listing

The Arc’s Summer Teen Adventure Camp

  The Arc of San Antonio’s Summer Teen Adventure Camp (for ages 13-17) is an action-packed community-based day program rich with exciting onsite activities and field trip excursions. This week-by-week camp offers flexibility for busy families; choose your own adventure and join us for one or all three weeks! Camp will start and finish each day at The Arc of San Antonio.

Dates: June 11-29 (8:30am-4:00pm)

 13430 West Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78216

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Topgolf Summer Academy

 Topgolf Summer Academy is five days of non-stop entertainment and learning that kids will love. From chipping, putting and full swing, to the rules and etiquette, kids will learn everything they need to know to improve their game. Each Academy is designed and taught by our Golf Teaching Professionals in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Summer Academy is staffed with a low student-to-instructor ratio to ensure each Junior Golfer receives in-depth, hands-on attention while he or she develops a winning golf swing.

Dates: Camps run weekly from June 11 – August 20

5539 North Loop 1604 West, San Antonio, TX 78249

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