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Katy, Texas Summer Camp Guide: May 2019


KATY MAGAZINE |May 2019 By Angie Waller and Katy Magazine Editors

JUST UPDATED! Whether they love art, science, sports or theater, we've got a comprehensive list to help Katy parents fill the weeks until school starts again. Our guide includes awesome camps for all age groups to enjoy fun programs and embark on new adventures. Sign up today!

ACADEMIC/STEAM

Funtastik Labs

281-819-6363 615 S. Mason Rd.

Science, Engineering, Robotics and Creative Arts Camps

Ages: 5 - 12

Camps begin May 27 and run through August 5

Morning Session: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Afternoon Session: 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Choose from 10 awesome camp themes held in furnished and equipped labs designed to inspire kids;

· Wizards of Science · Mission to Mars

· Fashion Design Camp

· The Artist's Workshop

· Superhero & Fairy Tale Challenges · Beginner Robotics

· Welcome to Megopolis

· Makers Space · Learn to Play Chess

· Funtastik Leaders Squad

Challenge Island Katy

281-901-1034

3818 Meandering Spring Dr.

Challenge Island themed summer camps are based on popular kids themes like Island Tube Camp, STEAM-warts camp of wizards, spells and potions and many more.

Full day camps begin June 3 and run through August 5.

Photo courtesy of Challenge Island

Club SciKidz 713-589-8958

700 S. Westgreen Blvd.

Held at CrossPoint Community Church

Club SciKidz offers outstanding week-long science and technology day camps with age-appropriate, hands-on, fun science and technology camps. Kids love their themed programs like robotics, programming and apps, video game design, culinary arts and so much more.

Camps begin June 10 and run all summer long.

Ages: 4 - 15

Price: $285 - Full Day

Price: $199 - Half Day - 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Prices vary and Club SciKidz offers multi-camp and sibling discounts.

Katy GT Academy

21020 Highland Knolls Dr.

281-646-7360

Katy GT Academy's summer camps provide entertaining and educational programs to challenge your child’s mind. Campers will explore a variety of activities including cooking, performance, critingal writing, space science and more, high quality and convenient . At Katy GT Academy, your child will discover their talent and interests. They will explore the wonder of nature, visit wild and exotic lands, create object models, become super chefs, and much more. The summer will be the kind of experience your child will remember forever.

Weekly camps from May 28 – August 9

Monday – Friday (with the exception of holidays)

9:30 am – 4:30 pm (before and after care is available)

Academic Camp

Ages 5 - 10 (divided by age groups into different classes)

Junior Camp

Ages: Pre-K and Kindergarten

Fun Camp

June 10 -14, July 1 – 5 and July 22 – 26

9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Ages 5 and up

Science of Beauty Summer Camp

Nutty Scientists Fort Bend

6450 Cross Creek Bend Ln.

832-280-7915

Ages: 6 - 10

This STEAM based camp is all about experimenting and learning the science behind how beauty products are made. Campers try fun hands-on chemistry activities, develop critical thinking skills, and take home some sweet-smelling beauty products every day! They will make soap, natural perfumes, lip balms, bath bombs and more. Summer learning has never been this fragrant and fun!

 

ACTING/THEATER

Cinco Ranch Academy of Music

Cincoranchacademyofmusic@gmail.com

Camps and performances will be held at World Theater at 1012 S. Mason Rd.

Cinco Ranch Academy of Music offers elite private music instruction in voice, piano, guitar, ukulele, musical theatre audition prep, Texas All-State Choir process, and acting. They specialize in assisting your child through their Katy ISD Fine Arts journey by designing the appropriate training and mentorship. Cinco Ranch Academy of Music offers Summer Musical Theatre Camps, concentrating on: developing the individual artist, building confidence within a nurturing environment, and accelerating skill levels.

Summer Theatre Camps

All camps are open enrollment; students must register and audition for roles.

"FROZEN Jr."

June 10 – June 21

Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Performances: June 21 and 22

Children’s Academy – Ages: 7 - 10

Junior Academy – Ages: 11 - 13

Senior Academy – Ages: 14 - 18

"MAMA MIA!" July 1-July 12

Monday – Friday9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Performances: July 12 and 13

Junior Academy – Ages: 10-13

Senior Academy – Ages: 14 up

Summer Musical Theatre Finale TBA!!

July 15 – July 26

Monday - Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Performances: July 26 and 27

Junior Academy – Ages: 10 - 13

Senior Academy – Ages: 14 - 18

CYT Houston

281-580-4298​

20775 Kingsland Blvd.

Off to Neverland camp

Ages: 4 - 13 (campers will be divided by age groups)

Camp runs June 17 - 21

Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

$175 early bird tuition ends May 1. Tuition prices will then increase to $200.

Camp days are filled with Broadway-themed musical theater workshops focusing on voice, dance, drama, and behind the scenes skills. The program also includes worship, scripture memorization challenges, team-building time, wacky themed days and high-energy competitive games.

Drama Kids

281-829-2287

25202 Springwood Lake Dr.

Summer acting camps available for students

June 24- 28: Acting Up Around the World

July 22 - 26 - Puppet Pandemonium

August 5- 9 - Playhouse-Fantasy Worlds

Ages: 5 - 15

Choose from either half day or full day camps.

Prices range from $150-$250.

Showtime Theatre

1225 W. Grand Pkwy. S.

281-851-4376

"The Aristocats Kids"

Ages: 7-18

Session 1

June 10 - 21

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Performances: June 21 at 7:00 pm and June 22 and 2:00 pm

Session 2

June 1- - 21

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Performances - June 22 at 7:00 pm and June 23 at 2:00 pm

"Sleeping Beauty Kids"

Ages: 7-18

Session 1

July 1 - 12

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Performances July 12 at 7:00 pm and July 13 at 2:00 pm

Session 2

July 1 - 12

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Performances July 14 at 7:00 pm and July 14 at 2:00 pm

"Into the Woods"

Ages: 14+

July 22 - August 8

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Performances August 9 at 7:00 pm, August 10 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

 

ART

Katy Art School

281-665-3272 24210 Westheimer Pkwy.

Katy Art School will have three class offerings each week during the summer.

June 3 - August 1

Classes will run Monday - Thursday

Prices vary by class. Early bird specials are currently available until April 1.

Classes are offered for various age groups, and have been designed for the difficulty and time frame for the age group indicated. All supplies are provided by Katy Art School and included in the price of the class.

Carson’s Art School

281-507-3039

5131 S. Fry, 600

Carson's Art School features 5-day-a-week summer art camps.

Half day: $180 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Full day: $350 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Many students return to these art camps to enrich their artwork and make new friends.

 

BASKETBALL

Bobby Sanders Basketball Camp

Camps are 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

Three available sessions run July 3 through July 18.

Price: $155

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.

 

COOKING

Cook n Grow

832-913-8726

2004 S. Mason Rd., #2a

Cooking camps offer a high-quality enrichment program, where kids stay engaged with interactive cooking. They peel, chop, whisk, mix and have fun using the children-safe cooking equipment, but most importantly, they learn while having fun! Students cook something different every day and enjoy their creations at the end of class.

Camps are offered every week in the summer June 3 through August 16

Morning sessions: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Afternoon sessions: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Ages: Toddlers 3 - 5, kids 6 - 11 and teens 12 - 18

Cook n Grow offers flexible options with full day or half day, early drop-off, late pick-up, specific days and no registration fee. Kids registered for both sessions get to stay for lunch break from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm at no extra charge.

 

DANCE/

Gymnastics

Becky’s Academy of Dance

281-398-9226 2501 S. Mason Rd.

Day camps

Ages: Kindergarten through sixth grade

Dance and drill prep camp

Ages: Junior high and high school students

The Little Gym of Katy

281-347-1400

23010-A Highland Knolls Blvd.

Kids get the chance to combine physical activity, and games with fun. Weekly themes include TLG Tumbles & Cheers, Warrior Pack, Dance Around the World, Shipwrecked! A Pirate Parrrrtttayyy, and more.

Camps run June 3 through August 18

Monday through Thursday: 1:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Tuesday and Friday mornings: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Daily price: $33 - members, $38 - non-members

10 day pass: (10% savings) $297 - members, $342- non-members

20 day pass: (20% savings) $528 - members, $608 - non-members

Westwood Gymnastics & Dance

281-347-2000

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 28 - 31, June 17 - 21 and July 15 - 19

Mini Camp: $155/$175 August 5 - 9 and August 19 - 23

Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Katy Gymnastics and Sports Performance

281-215-3442

22570 Franz Rd.

Sports, gymnastics, crafts, Open Gym, obstacle courses, bounce houses, water slides, movies, games, educational experiments and more.

Weekly camps June 3rd - August 2nd

 

DAY CAMpS/

FIELD TRIPS

Acton Academy

26440 FM 1093, Richmond

832-930-6307

Weekly camp activities at Acton Academy include swimming at Goldfish Swim School in Katy, art classes with Paint Until You Faint, coding classes with Coder Kids Texas, science experiments with Funtastik Labs and Super Sleuth with Challenge Island.

Weekly camps, Monday – Friday

June 3 – June 28

8:45 am – 3:30 pm

CAMP WEST

Faith West Academy

281-391-5683

2225 Porter Rd.

Campers play games, create arts and crafts, explore science, swim, and learn to appreciate the outdoors in safe, happy Christian environment.

Five Sessions are offered from June 10 - July 19

Monday through Friday: 9:00 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.


Goddard Schools

Katy (Ranch Point)

281-392-1200

5220 Ranch Point Dr.

Katy (Cinco Northwest)

281-392-1133

27528 Westridge Creek Lane

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.

Katy's Early Childhood Enrichment Center

281-693-1999

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 run all summer long.

Kids R Kids

Multiple Locations in Katy 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 for ages five to 12.

Monty Ballard YMCA 281-392-5055

15050 Cinco Park Rd. YMCA’s Camp Cinco offers exciting activities like archery, ropes courses, swimming and more. Located on 200 acres behind Creech Elementary, the camp features sports fields, a basketball pavilion, misting stations, and a brand-new playground.

Weekly themes throughout the summer

7:00 am - 6:30 pm

Ages: 6 - 15

Primrose Schools Multiple Locations in Katy The Summer Adventure Club at Primrose are fun-filled, age-appropriate themed camps for ages two through 12 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.

 

FITNESS

Katy Sports and Fitness

832-222-9140

26440 FM 1093, #A-190

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.

May 27 - August 19

8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Extended Day Summer Camp 7:30 am - 6:30 pm