KATY MAGAZINE NEWS
May 12, 2020
By Natalie Cook Clark
Many local businesses are announcing their summer camp schedules. From virtual, to in-person camps with precautions, Katy kids can look forward to a summer of fun and growth while staying safe.
Kids at My Place Learning Academy learn and have fun while taking precautions to be safe.
5131 S. Fry
Carson's Art School features 5-day-a-week summer art camps.
Half day: $180 10am - 12pm
Full day: $350 10am - 3pm
Many students return to these art camps to enrich their artwork and make new friends.
ACADEMICS AND STEAM
615 S. Mason Rd.
Science, Engineering, Robotics and Creative Arts Camps
Ages: 5 – 12
Camps begin June 1 and run through August
Morning Session: 8:30 am - 12pm
Afternoon Session: 12:30 - 4pm
Choose from 10 awesome camp themes held in furnished and equipped labs designed to inspire kids.
Camp themes include: The Wizard’s School, Crazy Chemistry, Junior Doctor’s Camp, Mission to Mars, Junior Tycoons, LEGO Robotics Coding Challenge, Fashion Designers DIY Camp, The Artist’s Workshop, and more.
3818 Meandering Spring Dr.
Challenge Island themed summer camps are based on popular kids themes that involve action to STEAM camps. This summer they will offer both virtual and in-person camps based on the theme.
Full-day camps begin in May.
2780 FM 1463
Code Ninjas West Katy Camps offer an immersive environment for children to explore technology, develop new skills, and have a great time with friends.
Summer Camps are week-long with half-day AM, half-day PM and full-day options. Introducing 10 camps for 2020: Game Building, Robotics Engineering, Website Building, App Creation, Python, Minecraft Create and Roblox Create!
21020 Highland Knolls Dr.
Katy GT Academy's summer camps provide entertaining and educational programs to challenge your child’s mind. This summer they will offer a variety of online camps that will explore both academics and fun. See their online brochure here. The online schedule takes into account and allows for breaks from electronics.
If it is safe for everyone to return to work, they will open their on-site camp schedule. See the brochure with details here.
1319 Circle Lake Dr.
Due to COVID-19 all summer programing will be hosted online. This will give students the opportunity to get initiated to French or to reinforce their learning while school is out.
24210 Westheimer Pkwy #900.
Offering both in person and online summer camps to help improve your student's success for the next school year.
23333 Taswell Dr.
Sports, gymnastics, crafts, Open Gym, obstacle courses, bounce houses, water slides and much, much more! Camp Westwood is for students and non-students.
Ages: 4 - 13 (with age-specific activities)
Camp dates: May 26 - 29, June 15 – 19, July 13 – 17, August 10-14, and August 17-21
22570 Franz Rd.
Camps start June 1st.
Summer Camp Options
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Daily $195.00 a week 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Extended Hours Available. 3 day a week option $135.00 Drop in rate of $10.00 an hour (if space permits) Ages 4+ welcome Activities offered: Sports, gymnastics, obstacle courses, games, skits, crafts, water activities, educational experiments, foam pit, trampolines, movies and more...they truly have something for every kid!
Registration is open.
DAY CAMPS/FIELD TRIPS
2225 Porter Rd.
Campers play games, create arts and crafts, explore science, swim, and learn to appreciate the outdoors in safe, happy Christian environment.
This summer four sessions are offered from June 15 - July 17.
Monday through Friday: 9 am to 3:30 pm
Ages: Children entering kindergarten through entering 8th grade. Kindergarten campers will be separated from first to eighth grade campers.
Price: $275 per week
Early drop-off and late stay coverage provided for $35 each week or $65 for both weeks.
Camp West facilities include a great sports complex with a double gymnasium, a rock wall, two ball fields, sand volleyball courts and swimming lakes.
24034 Cinco Village Center Blvd.
My Place Early Learning Center believes that being able to get outside, explore, and spend time with friends at summer camp can be an incredibly enriching experience for a child. It’s a secure environment for kids to learn about their world and explore new ideas.
My Place is now enrolling students age 5-12 in their all-day summer camp program.
Goddard School's summer camp curriculum incorporates STEAM learning (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) into exciting, one-of-a-kind and fun experiences for your child every day! They offer a broad range of programs and mini-camps to pique the interest and curiosity of every child. The founding principle of The Goddard School’s curriculum is that children experience the deepest, most genuine learning when they are having fun. Camps run all summer long.
Held at Westland Baptist Church
1407 W. Grand Pkwy.
Campers enjoy a wide variety of outings and hands-on activities where learning and fun never stops at one of Katy's only NAEYC accredited preschools.
Summer programs have flexible days and hours, and camps run all summer long.
Multiple Locations in Katy
Ages 5 to 12
Kids R Kids offers an 11-week Kaleidoscope 360° summer camp series, where kids explore their hidden talents, passions, and interests. Campers experience art and cooking, engineering, community service, and everything in between!
The full-day program can accommodate working parents and runs all summer long.
Multiple Locations in Katy
Ages 2 through 12
The Summer Adventure Club at Primrose are fun-filled, age-appropriate themed camps include new adventurers with fun experiences and exciting activities like building robots, creating digital art, taking on engineering challenges and playing sports.
Dates are ongoing all summer long and can accommodate working parents' schedules.
MUSIC AND THEATRE
Voted “Best in Katy” for six consecutive years, the Conservatory of Music at Cinco Ranch is offering online lessons in 10 areas including piano, woodwind instruments, drums, guitar, voice and more.
When they are able, they will return to in-person lessons and a recital schedule.
20775 Kingsland Blvd.
CYT will be offering theater camps in July and August across the greater Houston area.
“If we are still under social restrictions this summer, and we are unable to host camps, you will have the option of a refund,” states their website.
Registration is open.
3750 S. Mason Rd.
School of Rock is currently offering virtual classes and registration is open for the summer. Keep watching their website for any changes.
School of Rock Katy offers workshops that cover topics for musicians of any skill level who want to play guitar, bass, drums, keyboard and vocals.
25202 Springwood Lake Dr.
Summer camps are enrolling now for both full- and half-day options starting the end of June. Fun themes include: Fun with Fables, Hollywood WHODUNIT! And Playhouse-Fairy Tale.
To enroll or learn more visit their website.
FITNESS AND SPORTS
Held at Tompkins High School
Bobby Sanders Summer Basketball Camps are for boys and girls who love basketball and really want to improve their skills!
Ages: First through Eighth grades
Sessions start in June but will be moved back if they need to be.
Campers are welcome to sign up for both the morning and afternoon sessions. However, campers must be picked up at 11:30 am and then are allowed to return for open shooting at 12:40 pm, prior to the afternoon session.
26440 FM 1093
Summer camps encourage kids to be active through various games and activities, and learn and participate in multiple fitness routines and sports.
Katy Sports and Fitness aims to be role models for the campers and help each child learn new ways to enjoy being physically active and develop healthy lifestyle habits.
Camps run May 25 - August 28
8:30am - 1pm
Extended Day Summer Camp 7:30am - 6:30pm