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2024 Summer Camp Directory

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Summer camps can provide a special opportunity for growth, a place for kids to discover new interests and skills, meet new friends, and flourish as individuals. Buzz-area residents are fortunate in that Houston is home to many types of summer camps, programs, and classes to choose from, including specialized sports, arts, and educational programs for all ages. Additionally, many overnight camps are located just a car or bus ride away.

Choosing the right camp for your child depends on your child’s personality, interests, summer schedule and other factors. This directory is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all camps. Instead, our goal is to provide readers with a snapshot of each camp and program, as a starting point in the research process.

Note: Please check back as new camps will be added frequently.

Alliance Fencing Academy Summer Fencing Camp

Est. 2004
Ages: 5-14
Co-ed • Day camp
1117 Upland Dr., Houston, Texas 77043 (map)
1544 Sawdust Road Suite 304, The Woodlands, Texas 77380 (map)
713-410-6655 • [email protected]
Camp Director: Andrey Geva, U.S. Olympic and National Coach

Summer Fencing Camp at Alliance is an opportunity for your children to have fun exploring one of the original and foundational sports of the modern Olympic games while picking up technical and competitive skills that will last them a lifetime. Renowned instructor and Olympic team coach Andrey Geva and his highly trained coaching staff provide a fun, safe, and exciting setting for kids to learn the sport of competitive fencing. Houston summer camp dates: June 3-7, June 24-28, July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29-Aug. 2 and Aug. 5-9. The Woodlands summer camp dates: June 3-7, July 15-19, July 29-Aug. 2.

ARTS Summer Camp

Est. 2004
Ages: 6-18
Co-ed • Day Camp
114 N Live Oak St., Fayetteville, Texas 78940 (map)
979-378-2113 • [email protected]
Camp Director: Tory Farley

For 20 years, Arts for Rural Texas (ARTS) has enriched lives through art and art education with an emphasis on children's programs. During the summertime, ARTS has a weekly ARTS Summer Camp open to all children, 1st-12th grade, for $100/week, from June 3-July 26. Our camps offer opportunities for your school-aged child to have fun while learning and practicing visual and performing arts. The camps are located at the Schmid ARTS Annex in Fayetteville, the Schulenburg ARTS Campus in Schulenburg, Create Space in Columbus, the Texas Quilt Museum in La Grange, and the Performing Arts Center in La Grange.

Battle Bots and Drones Robotics Summer Camp

Est. 2012
Ages: 4-16
Co-ed • Day camp
4007 Bellaire Blvd., Suite KK, Houston Texas 77025 (map)
713-454-7004 • [email protected]
Camp Director: Dee Memon

Set the path of building robots and programming for PK-12. We offer STEM-themed, hands-on activities. The week ends with a friendly battle-bots mini-competition. Join Robotics specialty camps for competitive programs. Some famous camps include EV3 BattleBot, REV-Bot, Tetrix-Bot, VEX-Bot, Arduino-Bot, Blockly, Java Programming, Python Programming. We offer options of full-week and half-week day camp, with sessions running May 28 through Aug. 16. The option of select days is available. Register by May 1 to receive a 10 percent discount on a full-week camp.

Camp Bulldog

Est. 2021
Ages: 4-12
Co-ed • Day Camp
2203 North Westgreen Blvd., Katy, Texas 77449 (map)
713-290-9025 • [email protected]
Camp Director: Jordan Packman

The British International School of Houston’s summer camp, known as Camp Bulldog, encourages your child to continue to grow through a variety of exciting summer skill-building activities. Camp Bulldog has been thoughtfully designed for kids from ages 4-12. Magical experiences and “aha” moments are frequent when your child is surrounded by caring friends and staff who encourage them to try new activities and explore beyond what they ever imagined possible.

Creator Camp

Est. 2021
Ages: 6-13
Co-ed • Day Camp
Memorial: 12535 Perthshire Rd., Houston, Texas 77024 (map); Montrose: 1800 Sul Ross St., Houston, Texas 77098 (map)
713-417-9025 • [email protected]
Camp Director: Cazden Morrison

Creator Camp is on a mission to change Texas kids’ relationship with technology, transforming them from consumers to creators! Ages 6-13. Camps start at $159! Hands-on media classes in YouTube Production, Filmmaking, Animation, Music, Roblox, & Minecraft Coding. We’ve taught thousands of kiddos in the Houston area and are thrilled to teach even more this summer! All of our teachers are industry experts, and help our students discover what they’re truly passionate about.

Discovery Camps at The Health Museum

Est. 1962
Ages: 5-14
Co-ed • Day camp
1515 Hermann Dr., Houston, Texas 77004 (map)
713-521-1515 • [email protected]
Camp Director: Kennethia Rideaux

School is out, but learning (and fun) is in! Unleash the power of science through Discovery Camps at The Health Museum. Your child will engage in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) activities, such as dissecting real animal organs, exploring veterinarian science, simulating surgery on a patient simulator, and finding your inner chef, all while learning about medical science and the human body. Kids have intelligent fun, make friends, and make the most out of their school break.

Elite University Summer Camps

Est. 2005
Ages: 5-13
Co-ed • Day camp
Camp Midtown, Trinity Episcopal Church, 1015 Holman St., Houston, Texas 77004 (map)
Camp West University, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School, 6802 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, Texas 77025 (map)
832-350-6194 • [email protected]
Camp Director: Jeré Fernandez

Elite University Summer Camps is proud to serve the Houston communities of the Medical Center, West University, Museum District, Midtown, and River Oaks with two convent locations. Elite USC provides the very best in STEM, art, culinary arts, horseback riding, water sports, and outdoor activities. West U Camp dates: June 10-July 19. Midtown Camp dates: June 10-Aug. 19.

Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Summer Camp

Est. 1922
Ages: 5-17
Girls • Day camp and overnight camp
Casa Mare: Seabrook, Texas; Misty Meadows Ranch: Conroe, Texas; Camp Agnes Arnold: Conroe, Texas
713-292-0300 • [email protected]
Camp Director: Mariah Balmer

Get ready for awesome new and returning sessions at Misty Meadows Ranch, Casa Mare, and Camp Agnes Arnold! The horses, sailboats, and lake are waiting for you!

Holy Spirit Episcopal School Summer Camps

Est. 1962
Ages: K-8th grade
Co-ed • Day camp
12535 Perthshire Rd., Houston, Texas 77024 (map)
713-468-5138 • Basketball and Multisport Camps: [email protected]; Cheer and Dance Camps: [email protected]; Math Camps: [email protected] •​​​​​​​
Camp Director: Basketball and Multisport Camps: Leveil Lander; Cheer and Dance Camps: Shelia Williams; Math Camps: Rachel Driver

Holy Spirit Episcopal School offers Basketball Camp, a Multisport Camp, and Cheer and Dance Camps that provide fun, establish athletic competition, develop self-esteem, teach sportsmanship, improve motor skills, and strengthen discipline. HSES also offers a Middle School Math Preparation Camp to review and sharpen skills for 5th grade, including fundamentals and problem solving, and Dancing with Decimals Math Camp for incoming 3rd and 4th graders that focuses on multiplication, division, fractions, and decimals. HSES Camp Dates: Basketball Camp, June 3-6, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; Multisport Camp, June 10-14, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; Cheer and Dance Camps, Session 1: June 17-20, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and Session 2: July 22-25, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.; Middle School Math Preparation Camp, June 24-27, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; Dancing with Decimals Math Camp, June 10-13, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Camps are $150 per session. Email registration: Basketball Camp and Multisport Camp: [email protected]; Cheer and Dance Camps: [email protected]; Math Camps: [email protected].

Houston Christian Summer Camps

Est. 1998
Ages: 4th-8th grade
Co-ed • Day camp
2700 W. Sam Houston Tollway N, Houston, Texas 77043 (map)
713-580-6000 • [email protected]
Camp Director: Teddy Wheeler

Houston Christian High School is excited to offer Summer Athletics Camps as well as host Camp Invention. Rising 4th through 8th graders with additional sessions for high school students can join our highly acclaimed coaches and program directors for unforgettable experiences. Basketball Camps, June 3-6; Track Camp, June 3-6; Camp Invention at HC, June 10-14; Baseball Camp, June 10-13; Myles Jones Pro Lacrosse Camp, June 10-14; Camp Invention at HC Week #2, June 24-28; Lacrosse Camp, July 15-18; Volleyball Camp, July 29-31. To register, visit our camp website.

Houston Elite Cheer Summer Camp

Est. 2013 
Ages: 3-13
Co-ed • Day camp (all day or half day sessions)
1800 Sherwood Forest Street, Ste. B2, Houston, Texas 77043 (map)
713-464-1445 • [email protected]
Camp Director: Lakeyn Johnson

Join HEC for a jam-packed week of exciting and challenging activities. Summer camp will include gymnastics, cheerleading, tumbling, arts and crafts, games, water days, obstacle courses, and more! Our goal is for campers to have loads of fun while promoting fitness. May 28-Aug. 9. Full days: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Morning half-days: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Afternoon half-days: 12:30-4 p.m.

Houston Yacht Club Summer Sailing Camp

Est. 1957
Ages: 6-18
Co-ed • Day Camp
3620 Miramar Drive, Shoreacres, Texas 77571 (map)
281-471-1255 • [email protected] •
Camp Director: Paul Barnes

Sailing camp is an opportunity for youth to learn to sail. Our goal is to create lifelong sailors. Kids sail small boats single-handed or in pairs while US Sailing certified instructors coach from small power boats. We use Optimist, Sunfish, C420, and ILCA-Laser dinghies with opportunities to try keel boats during camp. For sailors passionate about the sport, we offer a full year race team that competes regionally and nationally.

iKids Camp

Est. 2007
Ages: PreK-5th grade
Co-ed • Day camp
Locations in West U and River Oaks
713-665-5200 • [email protected]
Camp Directors: N/A

iKids Inc. is your one-stop, out-of-school shop, offering the flexibility you need with the care you can trust. Providing enriching programs essential to your child’s development since 2007.

J Camps

Est. 1960
Ages: 3-16
Co-ed • Day camp
5601 S. Braeswood Blvd., Houston, Texas 77096 (map)
713-729-3200 • [email protected]
Camp Director: Hollie Buza

J Camps is the Evelyn Rubenstein JCC’s day camp program for children in preschool through grade 9 with options for art, culinary, dance, gymnastics, sports, tennis, theatre, and so much more! We provide a Jewish summer camp that supports every camper’s social emotional growth as they form friendships, gain independence, build confidence, and find joy in each day through a Jewish lens!

Kidventure Day Camp

Est. 1994
Ages: 3-16
Co-ed • Day camp
2501 Central Parkway, Suite B2, Houston, Texas 77092 (camp office) (map)
713-960-8989 • [email protected] •
Camp Director: Neira Galan

For three decades, Houston families have made Kidventure the summer day camp of choice for their children. Kidventure is more than just a summer of fun. It’s a summer of opportunity. That opportunity is one to grow in confidence, create friendships, and be a part of something special. And now, that’s needed more than ever. With 16 Houston locations, there is no more memorable, rewarding, and convenient camp option anywhere. Pick and choose your weekly schedule from June 3-Aug. 9, 2024 for any of our age-appropriate camps including our Discoverers (ages 3-5), Explorers (1st grade-5th grade), and Leads (6th-9th grade). Make this summer one your child will remember forever.

Kidventure Overnight Camp

Est. 1994
Ages: 8-16
Co-ed • Overnight camp
515 S. Capital of Texas Hwy. Austin, Texas 78746 (camp office) (map)
512-263-8992 • [email protected] •
Camp Director: Mollie Bent

Being a part of Overnight Camp is more than just an adventure; it’s a life experience. The opportunity to climb to new heights, paddle a river, fly through the air, and do it all with your new best friends is unlike any adventure. For 30 years, Kidventure Overnight Camp has been a Texas tradition for thousands of kids. Now, more than ever, our kids need camp. Camp allows our kids to build real friendships, gain confidence, become more independent, and dream big. This is the real power of Kidventure Overnight Camp. Choose from three Overnight Camps including Safari (ages 8-12), Quest (ages 8-12), and Echo (ages 13-16). Make this summer the adventure of a lifetime for your child.

R-STEM Student Summer Programs

Est. 2006
Ages: Grades 3-12 
Co-Ed Day Program
Rice University, 6100 Main St. Houston, TX 77005 (map)
713-348-8211 • [email protected] •
Camp Director: Matthew Cushing

Our mission at the Rice Office of STEM Engagement (R-STEM) is to build STEM knowledge, skills, and leadership by providing innovative STEM learning experiences and enhancing the broader impacts of Rice University’s research. Discover a world of summer fun and STEM enrichment for students in grades 3-12 with our summer programs focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in the Greater Houston Area. Please be sure to check out our 2024 Student Programs & Outreach Resource Guide to learn more!

Rice Athletics STEM Camp

Est. 2016
3rd-5th grade
Co-ed • Day camp
6100 Main St., MS548, Houston, Texas 77005 (map)
713-348-2328 • [email protected]
Camp Directors: Nancy Gealow, M.Ed.

The Rice Office of STEM Engagement and Rice Athletics offer week-long day camps during the summer for current 3rd-, 4th-, and 5th-grade students. These day camps are designed to keep students both mentally and physically active during the summer. Students explore different forms of energy, physics, mathematics, computer science, and engineering through active exploration activities in the classroom and on the playing field.  

Saint Thomas’ Episcopal School Radiant Summer

Est. 2024
Ages: Kindergarten-8th Grade
Co-ed • Day Camp
4900 Jackwood St., Houston, Texas 77096 (map)
713-666-3111 • [email protected]
Camp Director: N/A

Saint Thomas’ Episcopal is pleased to offer Radiant Summer – an enriching summer experience for kindergarten-8th grade students. This comprehensive summer academic program is designed to meet many student needs: enrichment, acceleration, review, and strengthening of basic skills.

Second Baptist School Summer Camps

Est. 2021
Ages: K-6th grade
Co-ed • Day camp
6410 Woodway Drive, Houston, Texas 77057 (map)
713.365.2310 • [email protected]
Camp Director: Ashleigh Manion

SBS is thrilled to offer a variety of arts and sports summer camps for campers entering grades K-6. Weekly summer camps are offered May 28-June 13, 2024, with morning (9-11:30 a.m.) and afternoon (12:30-3 p.m.) sessions available. Each camp will be led by our highly acclaimed teachers and coaches as they work alongside campers with excellence and expertise. We look forward to your camper joining us on campus for a fun-filled summer.

Spanish, French, Mandarin Chinese & Sign Language Camps

Est. 2011 in Houston, 1995 in Mexico City
Ages: 3-5 and 6-11
Co-ed • Day camp
Multiple locations in the Houston area
281-565-1388 • [email protected]
Camp Director: Vanessa Simpson

Childhood is the best time to learn another language, and it has never been so much fun. Make the most of your child’s summer with our engaging immersion camps in Spanish, French, Mandarin Chinese, Sign Language, and English. With more than two decades of language teaching experience under our belt, we are masters at teaching languages to children in fun and innovative ways. Multiple locations and extended schedules. In-person and virtual options. Payment plans are available.

SPX Summer Camps

Est. 2010
Ages: Grades K-12
Co-ed • Day camp
811 W. Donovan St., Houston, Texas 77091 (map)
713-692-3581 • [email protected] •
Camp Director: Jeff Feller

Summer camps at St. Pius X High School offer a variety of athletic and fine art experiences during the summer months of June and July. The expert coaches and faculty at SPX coordinate these fun activities for all participants to grow in skills and knowledge while making new friendships in the process. From theater to baseball, there is a camp opportunity for everyone!

St. John the Divine Vacation Bible School

Est. 1943
Ages: 4 years through 5th grade
Co-ed • Day camp
2450 River Oaks Boulevard, Houston, Texas  77019 (map)
713-622-3600 • [email protected]
Camp Director: Deanna Lawson, Director of Children’s Ministry

St. John the Divine Vacation Bible School is here to love kids, love families, and share the hope of Jesus. Join us this summer, July 29-Aug. 1, 2024, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Summer at Camp Regis

Est. 1991
Ages: 3-14
Co-ed • Day Camp
7330 Westview Dr., Houston, Texas, 77055 (map)
713-682-8383 • [email protected]
Camp Director: Pam Weikel

Camp Regis allows your child to continue building upon the previous year’s learning while offering formative, engaging, and fun experiences that nourish their mind, body, and spirit. Camp Regis will run for six weeks, beginning on June 3 and concluding on July 19. Each camp offered, whether full-day or half-day, is one week long. Camp Regis is co-ed, and non-Regis students are welcome.

Summer at St. Mark's

Est. 2015
Ages: 2 years-rising 8th grade
Co-ed • Day camp
3816 Bellaire Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77025 (map)
713-667-7030 • [email protected]
Camp Director: Juli Rush

The Summer at St. Mark’s Day Camp includes Adventure Routes like Movement, The Arts, and STEAM, which include activities like tae kwon do, break dancing, yoga, sewing, creative writing, drama, robotics, e-sports, and more! This year’s overall theme is Self-Discovery at St. Mark’s, and each week of our seven-week camp gives campers the chance to dive into unique experiences, water play, and “Here Trips.” Hours are 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Middle-school students can complete our popular Counselor in Training Program where they receive leadership training, service learning, and advanced specialty camp classes. Check out for our full description of each week’s theme and to register!

Summer Camps at The Village School

Est. 1990
Ages: Pre-K3-8th grade
Co-ed • Day camp
13051 Whittington Drive, Houston, Texas 77077 (map)
281-496-7900 • [email protected] •
Camp Director: Adreanna Gantt

The Village School's Summer Camp 2024 will feature 8 weeks of fun! Camp begins May 28 and runs through July 19, 2024. It is open to all Houston area students (Village and non-Village). Each weekly theme includes water activities, arts & crafts, sports, games, and awesome experiences! In addition, Summer Camp 2024 will host 4 weeks of Athletic camps that include: Racket sports, Basketball, Football, Volleyball, Soccer, Dance, Swim, Lacrosse, Fitness Fun and PE Games, all taught by coaching professionals. Our camps are designed to be full or part day, so campers can join us for a combination of day and athletic camps depending on schedules. For more information, contact Camp Director Adreanna Gantt.

SUMMER@STH – Aquinas Academy

Est. 2009
Ages: 3rd -12th graders
Co-ed • Day camp
4500 Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas 77007 (map)
281-864-6348 • [email protected]
Camp Director: Carol Mandola

Our extensive summer offerings provide an array of academic, enrichment, athletic, and original credit and credit recovery (high school only) camps for students. Our mission is to provide an experience which sparks curiosity and ignites passion while improving core skills through a wide range of fun yet challenging activities in the classroom, in the lab, or on the field.

Yorkshire Academy Summer Program

Est. 1984
Ages: PreK-6th grade
Co-ed • Day camp
14120 Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas 77079 (map)
281-531-6088 • [email protected]
Camp Director: Callie Randel

Yorkshire Academy’s Summer Program offers one-stop summer-camp shopping June 3-July 15, 2024. With over 40 enrichment camps, there is something for everyone. Work the right side of your brain in the morning and the left side of your brain in the afternoon, and switch the next week. Yorkshire Academy’s enrichment camps include offerings such as filmmaking, golf, Harry Potter camp, coding, dance, circus arts, Minecraft, tennis, theater, soccer, engineering, and more. This is a community-wide program that attracts campers from beyond just West Houston and Katy.