It’s Summer Camp time! Houston Moms has compiled a comprehensive list that has literally something for everyone and at all price points :: day camps, overnight camps, technology-centered, athletic-enhancing, foreign languages, virtual, and more. We encourage you to work through this list and contact those camps you are interested in – many have already opened registration. Let’s make it a great summer, Houston Moms!
Please Note:: Before we dive into this comprehensive list of summer camps in Houston, we have to start by giving our sincerest of thank you’s to ALL of our many camp sponsors who made this guide possible. We’d love it if you let them know we sent you too!
Are you a Summer Camp Director interested in getting your camp included in our guide? Contact co-owner Meagan at [email protected] to find out more!
Carolina Creek Christian Camps provides a variety of sports, arts, and outdoor adventure in an exciting environment where youth and adults can experience and know the love of Jesus Christ. From K-12th grade your child will experience their best.week.ever.
As a Christ-centered camp, Carolina Creek is intentional with every aspect of the camp experience to allow room for God to work in His unique way as kids laugh, play, learn and experience Jesus in a whole new way.
While at camp, kids will be busy with activities from dawn to dusk. There’s something for everyone:: swimming, a ropes course, arts and crafts, boating, the blob, etc. And while they are having a blast with all these summer camp activities, kids will be forming friendships and making lifelong memories.
*2021 Summer Dates & Rates Here*
Meet Texas’ favorite summer camp! With one, two, and three week sessions and over 45 activities, Camp Olympia is the ultimate overnight camp experience for boys and girls ages 6-16. Located one hour from Houston, Camp Olympia provides the perfect setting for fun and adventure along Lake Livingston in the Pineywoods. Campers gain independence while building teamwork and leadership skills through a customized camp experience and counselor mentorship. Join Camp Olympia families from around the world who have created lasting summer memories for over 50 years.
Term 1: May 30 – June 12
Term 2: June 13 – July 3
SPARK Week 1: June 13 – June 19
Term 2B: June 20 – July 3
SPARK Week 2*: July 4 – July 10
Term 3: July 4 – July 24
Term 3B: July 11 – July 24
Term 4: July 25 – August 7
exSTREAM Summer Adventure
The Childrens Lighthouse exSTREAM summer program is designed to captivate your child and provide a balance of learning and fun! Weekly themes to keep your child engaged all summer long! All curriculum is STREAM (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) based. Local Field Trips will be held to allow your child to engage with learning concepts. Sessions start Monday May 31st
Against the backdrop of real dinosaur fossils, chemistry in action and a world class institution, kids can experience a summer of education and adventure. Summer Camps at HMNS use fun hands-on learning and distinguished teachers to inspire the next generation of engineers and scientists. What will your child discover?
For summer 2021, they have both in-person and virtual summer camps available. Registration is now open. Visit hmns.org/summercamp for more information.
In-Person Summer Camps at HMNS are weekly, June 1 – August 13, 2021 at the main museum and/or at the Sugar Land museum. Virtual summer camps are weekly June 1 – August 13.
Lionheart Children's Academy Trailblazers
In a time when so many things have changed for our kids, and so many things are virtual, Lionheart’s Trailblazer’s Program offers consistent, in-person meaningful fun. They believe that kids can still have the best summer ever in a safe environment, and our Trailblazers Summer Club for kids K-12 years gives them that plus the excitement of a traditional summer camp!
Lionheart recognizes that many students will need reinforcement over the summer of grade level concepts, and it is our desire for all students to feel confident and successful entering the next grade level. They are passionate about equipping kids to be world changers, and supporting working parents who need quality, affordable care and education for their children.
Registration is currently open! Spring Break Club is the week of March 15, and Summer Club starts June 1. Before and after school care, including drop off and pickups is ongoing.
Language Kids World
Learning another language has never been so much fun! This summer we will bring the world to your child with in-person camps, virtual programs, and our brand new “Build your own camp” program, in which we bring our amazing camps to your home!
Our fun, innovative and engaging camps will provide an unforgettable learning experience for your child!
Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, French, German, ESL and American Sign Language programs. Multiple locations and schedules including The Heights, Downtown, Sugar Land, Energy Corridor, and Southwest Houston.
Camp Dates are June-August 2021
Camp Lantern Creek
Tucked away on 100 acres in the piney woods of Montgomery, Texas, Camp Lantern Creek is a unique all girls sleep away summer camp that was created so girls can find their voice, try new skills, be cheered on whether they succeed or fail, get dirty, push boundaries, love nature and so much more!
Session Dates:: Session 1 is June 6-June 18th; Session 2 is June 20th – July 2nd; Session 3 is July 4th – July 16th; Session 4 is July 18th – July 30th
YMCA Camp Cullen
Money-back guarantee registration now open for one and two week sessions running June 7-August 8 (Sunday-Saturday).
Nestled among the tall pines along the shores of Lake Livingston lies one of Texas’s premier resident camps. At YMCA Camp Cullen, campers, ages 7-17, take part in a wide range of choice-based activities, including water sports, horseback riding, a high-adventure course, nature exploration, arts/drama and much more. All of this is provided in a multi-layered protection plan with safety as the number one priority, while maintaining the magic of camp.
Examples include camper pods, increased safety procedures, rigorous cleaning protocols and counselors quarantining prior to camp. Outside of activity time, campers gather as a cabin group to play, learn and bond together while participating in fun activities like campfires, scavenger hunts and talent shows. In addition, sleepaway camps teach the character values of the YMCA: caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith, all in a safe and supportive environment.
Elite University Summer Camps is a school-aged Texas based educational program serving ages PK4 – 12. EUSC specializes in providing the following camps: adventure camp, medical science, culinary arts, horseback riding, veterinary science, mixed media art, fencing, musical theatre, karate, creative drama, robotics, gymnastics, music immersion, and aerospace engineering. Each camp is designed to bring a real world experience to young minds.