Ultimate Summer Camp Guide for Collin County

The following guide contains links to sponsored businesses. All opinions are our own.

While it doesn’t seem like it, summer is quickly approaching! And believe it or not, many schools and businesses are already prepared for when you ask that question, “What are we going to do this summer?”  Summer Camp information has been released and many places are already accepting registration forms and applications.

To help you out, Collin County Moms is thrilled to launch an in-depth guide to local summer camps for children of all ages. 

Below you will find details on FEATURED summer camps happening around Collin County. These are businesses CCM has personally partnered with before and can give our approval on, but if you need more, we have a comprehensive Guide by City just a click away!

We hope this will serve as your ultimate, one-stop resource on how to get your children registered for a summer full of fun!

Many camp options have changed as a result of COVID-19. We’ve done our best to update those that we know about below (as of June 10, 2020). Before booking any camps, please be sure to check with the business to ask about changes. 

FEATURED SPONSORS

CHILDREN'S COURTYARD OF PLANO & PROSPER

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Make this summer exceptional. Enjoy a wide variety of weekly themed experiences (exploring interesting subjects such as science, art, animals, history, fitness, world cultures, and games), engaging activities, fun field trips, and healthy meals and snacks. Choose your favorite weekly camp themes, or spend the whole summer here. Plus, campers get a new T-shirt, water bottle, and backpack for all their summer adventures! Sounds great, right? Then what are you waiting for? Sign up now for our Summer to Discover Camp, only at The Children’s Courtyard®.

CAMP LOCATIONS:
8001 Parkwood Blvd, Plano, TX 75024
2301 Richland Boulevard, Prosper, TX 75078

CLUB SCIKIDZ DALLAS

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Our mission is to get children excited about science and technology by providing a nurturing and educational environment which allows them to develop the science process skills necessary to become productive citizens for the 21st century! We believe that science was NEVER this much fun! Due to COVID-19, day camps are now scheduled to July – August 2020 for children ages 4-13 in Dallas and Plano.

Club SciKidz will also be providing opportunities for you to “camp from home” with their Camp In A Box! Over 26 themes to choose from! Visit their website for details: clubscikidzdallas.com

UPDATED CAMP LOCATIONS:
Good Shepherd Episcopal School of Dallas: 11110 Midway Rd., Dallas 75229
One Community Church: 2400 TX-121, Plano TX 75025

LIONHEART CHILDREN'S ACADEMY

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Trailblazers Summer Club is a weeklong program for kids ages K – 12 years. Our unique club includes exciting and purposeful field trips, daily devotions, STEAM projects, team building activities and so much more! We provide parents with flexible options, excellent care, and peace of mind. We’re passionate about early education and raising up the next generation of leaders, and we can’t wait for a week of meaningful FUN this Summer!

CAMP LOCATIONS:
Lionheart Children’s Academy at Life Central Church
2301 Premier Dr, Plano, TX 75075

Lionheart Children’s Academy at First Baptist Plano
1300 E 15th St, Plano, TX 75074

Lionheart Children’s Academy at FBC Celina
841 N Preston Rd, Celina, TX 75009

Lionheart Children’s Academy at Arapaho Road
2256 Arapaho Rd, Garland, TX 75044

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Cultural Care Au Pair is America’s leading au pair program since 1989. Our host families benefit from flexible, live-in childcare from a trusted caregiver, and our au pairs—who hail from 25+ different countries all over the world—enjoy the opportunity to challenge themselves, improve their English and to truly “live” the American culture. Most importantly, families and au pairs become part of each others’ extended family and form bonds that last a lifetime.

UPDATE: In addition to in-person camps, there are now virtual options with NTPA! Get 50% off your first camp by entering code NEW2NTPA at checkout.

Join us this summer for our incredible camps where you can transform into a superhero, a princess, or your favorite storybook character! Our morning, afternoon and full-day camps bring your favorite childhood stories to life on stage. With summer learning opportunities for ages 5 to 18, there’s a spot for everyone to learn from our professional directors, actors, and singers who have worked everywhere from Broadway to L.A. So pick your week (or weeks) and sign up today! Summer camps fill up fast, so reserve your spot TODAY while you still can.

UPDATE: After reviewing every aspect of the Topgolf experience for Kids Summer Academy, we have made the difficult decision to cancel all sessions this summer.

Our 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 professionals from Topgolf Coach 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. Children ages 6-12.

AoPS ACADEMY SUMMER CAMPS

UPDATE: Classes have moved online.

Get a jump start on planning your summer and ensuring your child continues to grow as a problem solver! AoPS Academy’s summer courses are a great opportunity for students to explore new topics as well as build their math, reading, and writing skills for the upcoming school year. Classes fill up quickly, so don’t hesitate to secure your child’s spot in one of our challenging and exciting courses.

CAMP LOCATION:
5285 Independence Pkwy, Suite 500, Frisco, TX 75035

DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART

UPDATE: All DMA Summer Art Camps in 2020 will now be held virtually.

Ready, set, MAKE! Summer Art Camps at the Dallas Museum of Art have something for every creative kid (ages 4-12) to explore the Museum galleries, make new friends, work in the studio, and create their very own art!

Choose from a variety of imaginative camp topics: Science and art mash-ups, Superheroes, Fairy tales, Animals, Sculpting, Dollhouses, Building, and more!

From June 1 through August 7, each camp runs Monday – Friday for a half-day, 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m. Campers ages 6 and up can register for both morning and afternoon camps and enjoy a supervised lunch. Registration now open.

CAMP LOCATION:

1717 N Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75201

SCI-TECH DISCOVERY CENTER

UPDATE: Virtual Options and Smaller On-Site Options Now Available.

Our STEM Camps introduce kids to science and technology in the world around them. They can explore physics and engineering. It’s all fun and games until it gets messy… then it’s AWESOME! Our MAKER camps are ideal for kids who love to tinker, disassemble, invent and create. Campers can use hand tools for big wooden builds, learn to code, assemble circuitry, and engineer mechanical devices. For campers entering 1st-8th grade. Weekdays 9:00AM – 4:00PM. Early (8am) and Late (5pm) hour programming available.

CAMP LOCATION:
8004 Dallas Pkwy #100, Frisco, TX 75034

YMCA CAMP TWIN LAKES

UPDATE: In an effort to keep everyone safe, all in-person camps have been suspended through July 31. Online options are available through Camp Twin Lakes: Connect.

Experience Overnight Camp in the heart of Hill Country just minutes from Austin. Camp Twin Lakes is THE popular Camp in Cedar Park. Situated on 55 acres of park land featuring 2 lakes, the Wet Willie Water Slide, canoeing, kayaking, swim beach, Aqua Park, pools, archery range, paintball field, sports complex, covered pavilions and 3 indoor lodges. Our camps have the power to change the course of a summer and help kids develop in positive ways. We provide a safe, supportive and fun environment filled with new activities every day — all in the great outdoors.

CAMP LOCATION:
1902 S Bell Blvd, Cedar Park, TX 78613

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Camp Lantern Creek :: Tucked away on 100 acres in the piney woods of Montgomery, Texas, Camp Lantern Creek is a unique girls sleep away summer camp that was created so girls can find their voices, create their art, try new things, take risks, be cheered on whether they succeed or fail, get dirty, push boundaries, love nature and so much more.

Camp Olympia :: A private ACA accredited overnight Texas Summer Camp for boys and girls ages 6-16 that offers individualized scheduling for over 45 different activities, air-conditioned cabins, and 1:4 counselor to camper ratio. They are located on beautiful Lake Livingston in Trinity, Texas where it is the perfect setting for fun, sun, and adventure.

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas :: This summer, give your girl the opportunity to write her own summer story! At Girl Scout summer camp, she’ll face her fears and try new things, explore the great outdoors, build up her problem-solving skills, and make a lifetime of memories with great friends. 

Kanakuk Camps:: Kanakuk is a premier summer camp experience for boys and girls age 6–18 located in Branson and Lampe, MO. 5 Overnight Kids Kamps where kids will have fun with friends participating in more than 70 activities, sports and amazing themed parties.

Mt. Lebanon :: Each summer Mt. Lebanon plays host to thousands of young people who come to spend, what for many is, one of the most life-changing weeks of their lives! Sponsored by the Dallas Baptist Association, summer camps at Mt. Lebanon is a time when youth and children’s ministers and leaders from many area churches bring their groups to camp for joint weeks of inspirational programs, bible study, recreation, and Christian fellowship.

T Bar M Camps :: T Bar M Camp in New Braunfels, Texas is one of the most lasting, rewarding experiences parents can give their children. At T Bar M, it builds self-esteem and gives kids a sense of independence all while growing their faith.

YMCA Camp Twin Lakes :: Experience Overnight Camp in the heart of Hill Country just minutes from Austin. YMCA Camp Twin Lakes hosts 6 week-long sessions with the opportunity to stay over the weekend for a multi week visit. Situated on 55 acres of park land featuring 2 lakes, the Wet Willie Water Slide, canoeing, kayaking, swim beach, Aqua Park, pools, archery range, paintball field, sports complex, covered pavilions and 3 indoor lodges. Our themed camps have the power to change the course of a summer and help kids develop in positive ways. We provide a safe, supportive and fun environment filled with new activities every day — all in the great outdoors.

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Allen ISD :: A Summer Camp program hosted by Allen Independent School District. Summer Camp 2020 registration will open on Tuesday, April 14 at 6:30 am.

iCode :: iCode Summer campers immerse themselves in a world of coding, robotics, drones, and design. Our camps are perfect for kids who have great imaginations, enjoy solving challenges or simply love technology. Ages 6+.

Junior Police Academy (City of Allen) :: Students can experience law enforcement first-hand in the annual Junior Police Academy summer camp. Students learn the basic functions of a police department and participate in practical exercises.

Topgolf :: Our 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. 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. Children ages 6-12.

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Woodhaven Stable :: Camps include daily instruction on proper horse safety, tacking, horse care as well as daily horseback riding in our covered arenas with campers participating in a demonstration on Friday of camp week for family and friends to come see! 

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YMCA Collin County Adventure Camp :: Day campers will have team building and core values activities, plus swim in the morning, and after lunch, they will participate in adventure activities, such as canoeing, fishing, archery, BBs, climbing wall and ziplining.

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Camp Invention :: Imaginations get their rocket fuel at Camp Invention! An exciting, week-long summer adventure awaits with activities that explore connections between science, technology, engineering, and innovation while sharpening their 21st century skills. 

North Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation :: To introduce kids to the game of golf, the Northern Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation teams up with local golf courses and facilities to conduct week-long summer golf camps. Kids learn full swing fundamentals, putting, chipping, bunker play, rules, etiquette and safety. This summer, the NTPGA will be conducting camps at 15+ locations across DFW.

Premier All Star Camps :: Offers fantastic day camps in the sports of Basketball, Football (non-contact), and Volleyball. Campers are grouped by age or ability (beginners or advanced) to ensure maximum learning and skill development.

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Lionheart Children’s Academy :: Trailblazers Summer Club is a weeklong program for kids ages K – 12 years. Our unique club includes exciting and purposeful field trips, daily devotions, STEAM projects, team building activities and so much more! We provide parents with flexible options, excellent care, and peace of mind. We’re passionate about early education and raising up the next generation of leaders, and we can’t wait for a week of meaningful FUN this Summer!

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North Texas Performing Arts :: Join us this summer for our incredible camps where you can transform into a superhero, a princess, or your favorite storybook character! Our morning, afternoon and full-day camps bring your favorite childhood stories to life on stage. With summer learning opportunities for ages 5 to 18, there’s a spot for everyone to learn from our professional directors, actors, and singers who have worked everywhere from Broadway to L.A. So pick your week (or weeks) and sign up today! Summer camps fill up fast, so reserve your spot TODAY while you still can.

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The Point Skate Shop :: Tour DFW’s best skate parks with The Point Skate Shop. The Point Van is a 15 passenger Chevy Express decked out for skateboarding. Everyday campers and instructors travel to a new skate park. Make friends, improve your skills, and most importantly, have FUN!

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Dallas Stars :: Summer Camps utilize the latest techniques and systems focused on individual player development. Our goal is to educate, assist and develop players in a station-based format that keeps players focused, entertained and passionate about what they are learning, therefore turning their potential into excellence.

North Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation :: To introduce kids to the game of golf, the Northern Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation teams up with local golf courses and facilities to conduct week-long summer golf camps.  Kids learn full swing fundamentals, putting, chipping, bunker play, rules, etiquette and safety.

The Westwood School :: Boost your child’s creativity, confidence & talent at The Westwood School. Each session tailored by age: Preschool & Elementary. Exciting daily schedule of activities: Art, games, cooking & more + a special guest each week! 

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Camp Invention :: Imaginations get their rocket fuel at Camp Invention! An exciting, week-long summer adventure awaits with activities that explore connections between science, technology, engineering, and innovation while sharpening their 21st century skills. A program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Camp Invention allows children in kindergarten through 6th grade to experience real-world problem solving, creative thinking, invention, and teamwork.

Emler Swim School :: Summer Daily lessons are Monday through Friday for 2 weeks, ages 3 and up. 

North Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation :: To introduce kids to the game of golf, the Northern Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation teams up with local golf courses and facilities to conduct week-long summer golf camps.  Kids learn full swing fundamentals, putting, chipping, bunker play, rules, etiquette and safety.

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AoPS Academy Summer Camps :: Get a jump start on planning your summer and ensuring your child continues to grow as a problem solver! AoPS Academy’s summer courses are a great opportunity for students to explore new topics as well as build their math, reading, and writing skills for the upcoming school year. Classes fill up quickly, so don’t hesitate to secure your child’s spot in one of our challenging and exciting courses.

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Camp Pursuit :: Camp Pursuit was created for any kid who is fueled by curiosity, loves to learn, and hungers for knowledge and engagement. Most camps are 1st-6th grade (some locations vary).

iCode :: iCode Summer campers immerse themselves in a world of coding, robotics, drones, and design. Our camps are perfect for kids who have great imaginations, enjoy solving challenges or simply love technology. Ages 6+.

North Texas Performing Arts :: Join us this summer for our incredible camps where you can transform into a superhero, a princess, or your favorite storybook character! Our morning, afternoon and full-day camps bring your favorite childhood stories to life on stage. With summer learning opportunities for ages 5 to 18, there’s a spot for everyone to learn from our professional directors, actors, and singers who have worked everywhere from Broadway to L.A. So pick your week (or weeks) and sign up today! Summer camps fill up fast, so reserve your spot TODAY while you still can.

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School of Rock :: Our performance-based camps incorporate songs, performing, musical games/activities, and team building exercises as a way to teach music theory, and how to rock out as a real band! We group our students based on age and skill set into a band of their own. With the guidance of our instructors we will get the kids stage-ready and, on the last day of camp, we do a performance for friends and family!

Sci-Tech Discovery Center :: Our STEM Camps introduce kids to science and technology in the world around them. They can explore physics and engineering. It’s all fun and games until it gets messy… then it’s AWESOME! Our MAKER camps are ideal for kids who love to tinker, disassemble, invent and create. Campers can use hand tools for big wooden builds, learn to code, assemble circuitry, and engineer mechanical devices. For campers entering 1st-8th grade. Weekdays 9:00AM – 4:00PM. Early (8am) and Late (5pm) hour programming available.

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Lifetime Fitness :: Weekly themes, dress-up days, field trips and even more activities that help kids grow and learn. Activities focus on healthy eating and physical activity, community connections, S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, arts, math), character development, games and challenges.

Lionheart Children’s Academy :: Trailblazers Summer Club is a weeklong program for kids ages K – 12 years. Our unique club includes exciting and purposeful field trips, daily devotions, STEAM projects, team building activities and so much more! We provide parents with flexible options, excellent care, and peace of mind. We’re passionate about early education and raising up the next generation of leaders, and we can’t wait for a week of meaningful FUN this Summer!

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Heard Museum :: Heard Summer Camps feature opportunities for children from north Texas and beyond to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more. Studies have shown that spending time outdoors is not only fun for our children, but also plays an important role in many facets of child development.

Heritage Village at Chesnut Square :: Prairie Adventure Camps are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9:00 am – 12 noon. All Camps are open to ages 7 to 14 and each camp is limited to 15 campers.

iCode :: iCode Summer campers immerse themselves in a world of coding, robotics, drones, and design. Our camps are perfect for kids who have great imaginations, enjoy solving challenges or simply love technology. Ages 6+.

Jump into Art :: Summer time is simply the best time to slow down and create original art in a fully equipped studio. We are proud to announce we have two options for our young artists this summer: half day or full day camp.

Made of Sugar and Spice :: Drop your littles with us for a few hours and her imagination, self-confidence and super fun side will grow with infinite bounds – and you get a few hours of peace and quiet! We offer a safe, supervised environment with ratios typically1:5. Typical age of girls range from 4yrs – 9yrs (mature 3 year olds welcome), depending upon the theme.

McKinney Parks & Recreation :: Camps are offered by the City of McKinney.

School of Rock :: Our performance-based camps incorporate songs, performing, musical games/activities, and team building exercises as a way to teach music theory, and how to rock out as a real band! We group our students based on age and skill set into a band of their own. With the guidance of our instructors we will get the kids stage-ready and, on the last day of camp, we do a performance for friends and family!

Zenith Gymnastics :: Includes Gymnastics & Trampoline, Group Games, Open Gym, Arts & Crafts, Waterslide on good weather. For boys and girls ages 5-12, from 1 to 5 day camps per week, full Day or Half Day.

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Code Ninjas :: Fun and rewarding coding camps for kids ages 7-14.

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Brainopolis :: BRAINopolis is a science and technology program that offers reliable, fun and enriching events for kids.

Camp Pursuit :: Camp Pursuit was created for any kid who is fueled by curiosity, loves to learn, and hungers for knowledge and engagement. Most camps are 1st-6th grade (some locations vary). 

Children’s Couryard – Plano :: Make this summer exceptional. Enjoy a wide variety of weekly themed experiences (exploring interesting subjects such as science, art, animals, history, fitness, world cultures, and games), engaging activities, fun field trips, and healthy meals and snacks. Choose your favorite weekly camp themes, or spend the whole summer here. Plus, campers get a new T-shirt, water bottle, and backpack for all their summer adventures! Sounds great, right? Then what are you waiting for? Sign up now for our Summer to Discover Camp, only at The Children’s Courtyard®.

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Children’s Learning Adventure – Plano :: Children’s Learning Adventure (CLA) offers the highest-quality infant, toddler, preschool and pre-kindergarten, before and after school, holiday and summer camp programs for ages six weeks to 13 years old. Children’s Learning Adventure’s STEAM-based curriculum ensures daily exposure to science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics through a multiple learning environments approach.

Club SciKidz DallasClub SciKidz Dallas :: Does your child have a genuine interest in how things work, what things are made of, and how science works in the real world? If so, our exciting science camps will be the PERFECT fit! Our summer day camps introduce children entering grades PK-7 to the mysteries of science through hands-on interactive make-and-take projects and experiments. All of our lessons meet or exceed the National Science Standards. By attending our camps, your child will receive a gift that lasts a lifetime!

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Destination Science :: Hey Kids! Build a robot, create a Mars Rover, explore the science behind roller coasters, solve a mystery, build & demolish mechanical contraptions, design a Mars colony, discover in our mad chemistry lab & more.

Emler Swim School :: Summer Daily lessons are Monday through Friday for 2 weeks, ages 3 and up. 

Heritage Farmstead Museum :: The Heritage Farmstead Museum hosts camps designed to engage and keep your children learning through the summer! There are different sessions for Creek and Pioneer camps in June, July, and August. Camps last Monday – Friday, 9:00am1:00pm, with after camp care available. For ages 6-12.

Kidventure :: Voted ‘Texas’ Favorite Camp’ for 2014, 2015 and 2016, Kidventure has been providing the finest Summer Day Camps and Overnight Camps in Texas since 1994. Kidventure runs an active and purposeful curriculum with activities aimed at serving the whole child, including science, athletics, art, team building, and more. Our goal, however, remains to simply help grow happy, healthy kids: We just choose do this through camp activities.

Lionheart Children’s Academy :: Trailblazers Summer Club is a weeklong program for kids ages K – 12 years. Our unique club includes exciting and purposeful field trips, daily devotions, STEAM projects, team building activities and so much more! We provide parents with flexible options, excellent care, and peace of mind. We’re passionate about early education and raising up the next generation of leaders, and we can’t wait for a week of meaningful FUN this Summer!

WEBSITE :: FACEBOOK :: TWITTER

My French Recipe :: Bonjour French Cuisine! Your Petits Chefs will discover all kind of French food. They will have lot of fun learning the basics of cooking: Scaling, mixing, kneading, baking, stirring, piping, and the best part, TASTING! They will leave with their own creations and feel very proud of themselves. This sounds like a good program, oui?

North Texas Performing Arts :: Join us this summer for our incredible camps where you can transform into a superhero, a princess, or your favorite storybook character! Our morning, afternoon and full-day camps bring your favorite childhood stories to life on stage. With summer learning opportunities for ages 5 to 18, there’s a spot for everyone to learn from our professional directors, actors, and singers who have worked everywhere from Broadway to L.A. So pick your week (or weeks) and sign up today! Summer camps fill up fast, so reserve your spot TODAY while you still can.

WEBSITE :: FACEBOOK :: INSTAGRAM

North Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation :: To introduce kids to the game of golf, the Northern Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation teams up with local golf courses and facilities to conduct week-long summer golf camps.  Kids learn full swing fundamentals, putting, chipping, bunker play, rules, etiquette and safety.

Premier All Star Camps :: Offers fantastic day camps in the sports of Basketball, Football (non-contact), and Volleyball. Campers are grouped by age or ability (beginners or advanced) to ensure maximum learning and skill development.

School of Rock :: Our performance-based camps incorporate songs, performing, musical games/activities, and team building exercises as a way to teach music theory, and how to rock out as a real band! We group our students based on age and skill set into a band of their own. With the guidance of our instructors we will get the kids stage-ready and, on the last day of camp, we do a performance for friends and family!

YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas :: Outdoor Camps are a fun and happy place to enjoy the summer play games, create arts and crafts, explore science and technology, swim, participate in field trips, appreciate nature and discover and value our many cultures. It also provides youth with supervised activities that teach core values, conflict resolution and leadership skills. Ages 5-12.

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Heritage Hill Equestrian Center :: We offer exciting summer day camp adventure for boys and girls, ages 7-13 years. Campers enjoy: Riding Lessons (Western, English), Bareback Riding, Barn work, Horse Games, Wednesday Cook Out, Friday Afternoon Horse Show

Lake Lavon Camp :: L3 Youth Camps are for 6th – 12 grade students, and are designed to provide an awesome camp experience that youth groups can build on year round. The L3 Experience at Lake Lavon involves the Learn, Lead, Love principles that will engage students and equip them to be exponential, positive influences in their communities.

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Camp Pursuit :: Camp Pursuit was created for any kid who is fueled by curiosity, loves to learn, and hungers for knowledge and engagement. Most camps are 1st-6th grade (some locations vary).

Children’s Couryard – Prosper :: Make this summer exceptional. Enjoy a wide variety of weekly themed experiences (exploring interesting subjects such as science, art, animals, history, fitness, world cultures, and games), engaging activities, fun field trips, and healthy meals and snacks. Choose your favorite weekly camp themes, or spend the whole summer here. Plus, campers get a new T-shirt, water bottle, and backpack for all their summer adventures! Sounds great, right? Then what are you waiting for? Sign up now for our Summer to Discover Camp, only at The Children’s Courtyard®.

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Callier Center for Communication Disorders :: Let’s talk this summer at Callier Camps! We offer various fun-filled speech and language therapy camps for children including: 1. Speech Buddies – a six-week group program designed to improve intelligibility in children ages 3 to 6 years who may have apraxia, severe articulation disorders or phonological disorders, 2. Read to Succeed – a group based program designed to improve literacy skills for children identified as “at risk” entering kindergarten to first grade, 3. Camp Talk’Lot – a group language therapy program for children ages 3 to 5 years, 4. SLICK – an intensive language therapy program for children who have finished 1st grade through 6th grade who have language and learning disorders, 5. Cochlear Implant Summer Listening Camp – a week-long camp for children ages 4 to 11 who have cochlear implants, 6. Camp Interact – a therapeutic day camp for children finishing 1st grade to 5th grades with social difficulties.

Camp Pursuit :: Camp Pursuit was created for any kid who is fueled by curiosity, loves to learn, and hungers for knowledge and engagement. Most camps are 1st-6th grade (some locations vary). 

ID TECH :: iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education, with over 450,000 alumni and 20+ years of experience. Weeklong, day and overnight programs for ages 7-18 held at 150+ prestigious campuses including SMU, University of Texas at Dallas, Caltech, and NYU. Kids and teens learn to code, design video games, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, build laptops, learn about cybersecurity, and more!

North Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation :: To introduce kids to the game of golf, the Northern Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation teams up with local golf courses and facilities to conduct week-long summer golf camps.  Kids learn full swing fundamentals, putting, chipping, bunker play, rules, etiquette and safety.

The Knight School :: Daily chess puzzlers for prizes and daily tactics to learn! Have your breakthrough at chess camp with our great network of friends. Ages 6-12.

University of Texas at Dallas :: The UT Dallas offers multiple athletic, academic, and fun camps for kids of all ages including communication camps from the nationally recognized Callier Center for children with communication disorders. Join beginner, intermediate, or advanced chess classes for half day sessions beginning June-August.

YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas :: Outdoor Camps are a fun and happy place to enjoy the summer play games, create arts and crafts, explore science and technology, swim, participate in field trips, appreciate nature and discover and value our many cultures. It also provides youth with supervised activities that teach core values, conflict resolution and leadership skills. Ages 5-12.

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Emler Swim School :: Summer Daily lessons are Monday through Friday for 2 weeks, ages 3 and up. 

iCode :: iCode Summer campers immerse themselves in a world of coding, robotics, drones, and design. Our camps are perfect for kids who have great imaginations, enjoy solving challenges or simply love technology. Ages 6+.

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Camp Invention :: Imaginations get their rocket fuel at Camp Invention! An exciting, week-long summer adventure awaits with activities that explore connections between science, technology, engineering, and innovation while sharpening their 21st century skills. A program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Camp Invention allows children in kindergarten through 6th grade to experience real-world problem solving, creative thinking, invention, and teamwork. 

iCode :: iCode Summer campers immerse themselves in a world of coding, robotics, drones, and design. Our camps are perfect for kids who have great imaginations, enjoy solving challenges or simply love technology. Ages 6+.

North Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation :: To introduce kids to the game of golf, the Northern Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation teams up with local golf courses and facilities to conduct week-long summer golf camps.  Kids learn full swing fundamentals, putting, chipping, bunker play, rules, etiquette and safety.

Topgolf :: Our 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. 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. Children ages 6-12.

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Camp Invention :: Imaginations get their rocket fuel at Camp Invention! An exciting, week-long summer adventure awaits with activities that explore connections between science, technology, engineering, and innovation while sharpening their 21st century skills. A program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Camp Invention allows children in kindergarten through 6th grade to experience real-world problem solving, creative thinking, invention, and teamwork.

iCode :: iCode Summer campers immerse themselves in a world of coding, robotics, drones, and design. Our camps are perfect for kids who have great imaginations, enjoy solving challenges or simply love technology. Ages 6+.

North Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation :: To introduce kids to the game of golf, the Northern Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation teams up with local golf courses and facilities to conduct week-long summer golf camps.  Kids learn full swing fundamentals, putting, chipping, bunker play, rules, etiquette and safety.

School of Rock :: Our performance-based camps incorporate songs, performing, musical games/activities, and team building exercises as a way to teach music theory, and how to rock out as a real band! We group our students based on age and skill set into a band of their own. With the guidance of our instructors we will get the kids stage-ready and, on the last day of camp, we do a performance for friends and family!

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CHILDCARE

Cultural Care Au Pair :: Cultural Care Au Pair is America’s leading au pair program since 1989. Our host families benefit from flexible, live-in childcare from a trusted caregiver, and our au pairs—who hail from 25+ different countries all over the world—enjoy the opportunity to challenge themselves, improve their English and to truly “live” the American culture. Most importantly, families and au pairs become part of each others’ extended family and form bonds that last a lifetime!

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OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Camp Lantern Creek :: Tucked away on 100 acres in the piney woods of Montgomery, Texas, Camp Lantern Creek is a unique girls sleep away summer camp that was created so girls can find their voices, create their art, try new things, take risks, be cheered on whether they succeed or fail, get dirty, push boundaries, love nature and so much more.

Camp Olympia :: A private ACA accredited overnight Texas Summer Camp for boys and girls ages 6-16 that offers individualized scheduling for over 45 different activities, air-conditioned cabins, and 1:4 counselor to camper ratio. They are located on beautiful Lake Livingston in Trinity, Texas where it is the perfect setting for fun, sun, and adventure.

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas :: This summer, give your girl the opportunity to write her own summer story! At Girl Scout summer camp, she’ll face her fears and try new things, explore the great outdoors, build up her problem-solving skills, and make a lifetime of memories with great friends. 

Kanakuk Camps :: Kanakuk is a premier summer camp experience for boys and girls age 6–18 located in Branson and Lampe, MO. 5 Overnight Kids Kamps where kids will have fun with friends participating in more than 70 activities, sports and amazing themed parties.

Mt. Lebanon :: Each summer Mt. Lebanon plays host to thousands of young people who come to spend, what for many is, one of the most life-changing weeks of their lives! Sponsored by the Dallas Baptist Association, summer camps at Mt. Lebanon is a time when youth and children’s ministers and leaders from many area churches bring their groups to camp for joint weeks of inspirational programs, bible study, recreation, and Christian fellowship.

T Bar M Camps :: T Bar M Camp in New Braunfels, Texas is one of the most lasting, rewarding experiences parents can give their children. At T Bar M, it builds self-esteem and gives kids a sense of independence all while growing their faith.

YMCA Camp Twin Lakes :: Experience Overnight Camp in the heart of Hill Country just minutes from Austin. YMCA Camp Twin Lakes hosts 6 week-long sessions with the opportunity to stay over the weekend for a multi week visit. Situated on 55 acres of park land featuring 2 lakes, the Wet Willie Water Slide, canoeing, kayaking, swim beach, Aqua Park, pools, archery range, paintball field, sports complex, covered pavilions and 3 indoor lodges. Our themed camps have the power to change the course of a summer and help kids develop in positive ways. We provide a safe, supportive and fun environment filled with new activities every day — all in the great outdoors.

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GENERAL INTEREST

Allen ISD :: A Summer Camp program hosted by Allen Independent School District. Summer Camp 2020 registration will open on Tuesday, April 14 at 6:30 am.

All Saints Catholic School :: A variety of fun summer programs and camps for pre-school and k-8 children.

Bob Jones Nature Center :: Guided by TEKS-aligned environmental education curricula, such as Project Learning Tree and Project WILD our instructors will lead activities and explorations of the rich diversity of creatures present on our 758 acres, from the tiny macro invertebrates in our pond to the elusive bobcat.

Camp Invention :: Imaginations get their rocket fuel at Camp Invention! An exciting, week-long summer adventure awaits with activities that explore connections between science, technology, engineering, and innovation while sharpening their 21st century skills.

Heritage Farmstead Museum :: The Heritage Farmstead Museum hosts camps designed to engage and keep your children learning through the summer! There are different sessions for Creek and Pioneer camps in June, July, and August. Camps last Monday – Friday, 9:00am1:00pm, with after camp care available. For ages 6-12.

Heritage Village at Chesnut Square :: Prairie Adventure Camps are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9:00 am – 12 noon. All Camps are open to ages 7 to 14 and each camp is limited to 15 campers.

Junior Police Academy (City of Allen) :: Students can experience law enforcement first-hand in the annual Junior Police Academy summer camp. Students learn the basic functions of a police department and participate in practical exercises.

Kidventure :: Voted ‘Texas’ Favorite Camp’ for 2014, 2015 and 2016, Kidventure has been providing the finest Summer Day Camps and Overnight Camps in Texas since 1994. Kidventure runs an active and purposeful curriculum with activities aimed at serving the whole child, including science, athletics, art, team building, and more.

Lake Lavon Camp :: L3 Youth Camps are for 6th – 12 grade students, and are designed to provide an awesome camp experience that youth groups can build on year round. The L3 Experience at Lake Lavon involves the Learn, Lead, Love principles that will engage students and equip them to be exponential, positive influences in their communities.

Lifetime Fitness :: Weekly themes, dress-up days, field trips and even more activities that help kids grow and learn. Activities focus on healthy eating and physical activity, community connections, S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, arts, math), character development, games and challenges.

Made of Sugar and Spice :: Drop your littles with us for a few hours and her imagination, self-confidence and super fun side will grow with infinite bounds – and you get a few hours of peace and quiet! We offer a safe, supervised environment with ratios typically1:5. Typical age of girls range from 4yrs – 9yrs (mature 3 year olds welcome), depending upon the theme.

McKinney Parks & Recreation :: Camps are offered by the City of McKinney.

My French Recipe :: Bonjour French Cuisine! Your Petits Chefs will discover all kind of French food. They will have lot of fun learning the basics of cooking: Scaling, mixing, kneading, baking, stirring, piping, and the best part, TASTING! They will leave with their own creations and feel very proud of themselves. This sounds like a good program, oui?

University of Texas at Dallas :: The UT Dallas offers multiple athletic, academic, and fun camps for kids of all ages including communication camps from the nationally recognized Callier Center for children with communication disorders. Join beginner, intermediate, or advanced chess classes for half day sessions beginning June-August.

The Westwood School :: Boost your child’s creativity, confidence & talent at The Westwood School. Each session tailored by age: Preschool & Elementary. Exciting daily schedule of activities: Art, games, cooking & more + a special guest each week!

YMCA Collin County Adventure Camp :: Day campers will have team building and core values activities, plus swim in the morning, and after lunch, they will participate in adventure activities, such as canoeing, fishing, archery, BBs, climbing wall and ziplining.

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SPORTS

Dallas Stars :: Summer Camps utilize the latest techniques and systems focused on individual player development. Our goal is to educate, assist and develop players in a station-based format that keeps players focused, entertained and passionate about what they are learning, therefore turning their potential into excellence.

Emler Swim School :: Summer Daily lessons are Monday through Friday for 2 weeks, ages 3 and up.

Heritage Hill Equestrian Center :: We offer exciting summer day camp adventure for boys and girls, ages 7-13 years. Campers enjoy: Riding Lessons (Western, English), Bareback Riding, Barn work, Horse Games, Wednesday Cook Out, Friday Afternoon Horse Show

The Knight School :: Daily chess puzzlers for prizes and daily tactics to learn! Have your breakthrough at chess camp with our great network of friends. Ages 6-12.

North Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation :: To introduce kids to the game of golf, the Northern Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation teams up with local golf courses and facilities to conduct week-long summer golf camps. Kids learn full swing fundamentals, putting, chipping, bunker play, rules, etiquette and safety. This summer, the NTPGA will be conducting camps at 15+ locations across DFW.

Premier All Star Camps :: Offers fantastic day camps in the sports of Basketball, Football (non-contact), and Volleyball. Campers are grouped by age or ability (beginners or advanced) to ensure maximum learning and skill development.

Sports Broadcasting Camps :: One week Sports Broadcasting Camp for Boys and Girls 10-18. Kids will learn from the pros in the sports broadcasting industry. They will make sports anchor, sideline reporting, and play by play videos. They will host their own sports talk radio shows, participate in trivia contests, and much more.

Topgolf :: Our 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. 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. Children ages 6-12.

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University of Texas at Dallas :: The UT Dallas offers multiple athletic, academic, and fun camps for kids of all ages including communication camps from the nationally recognized Callier Center for children with communication disorders. Join beginner, intermediate, or advanced chess classes for half day sessions beginning June-August.

Woodhaven Stable :: Camps include daily instruction on proper horse safety, tacking, horse care as well as daily horseback riding in our covered arenas with campers participating in a demonstration on Friday of camp week for family and friends to come see!

Zenith Gymnastics :: Includes Gymnastics & Trampoline, Group Games, Open Gym, Arts & Crafts, Waterslide on good weather. For boys and girls ages 5-12, from 1 to 5 day camps per week, full Day or Half Day.

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TECH & SCIENCE

Bob Jones Nature Center :: Guided by TEKS-aligned environmental education curricula, such as Project Learning Tree and Project WILD our instructors will lead activities and explorations of the rich diversity of creatures present on our 758 acres, from the tiny macro invertebrates in our pond to the elusive bobcat.

Brainopolis :: BRAINopolis is a science and technology program that offers reliable, fun and enriching events for kids.

Camp Invention :: Imaginations get their rocket fuel at Camp Invention! An exciting, week-long summer adventure awaits with activities that explore connections between science, technology, engineering, and innovation while sharpening their 21st century skills.
Club SciKidz Dallas

Club SciKidz Dallas :: Does your child have a genuine interest in how things work, what things are made of, and how science works in the real world? If so, our exciting science camps will be the PERFECT fit! Our summer day camps introduce children entering grades PK-7 to the mysteries of science through hands-on interactive make-and-take projects and experiments. All of our lessons meet or exceed the National Science Standards. By attending our camps, your child will receive a gift that lasts a lifetime!

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Code Ninjas :: Fun and rewarding coding camps for kids ages 7-14.

Destination Science :: Hey, kids! Build a robot, create a Mars Rover, explore the science behind roller coasters, solve a mystery, build & demolish mechanical contraptions, design a Mars colony, discover in our mad chemistry lab & more.

Heard Museum :: Heard Summer Camps feature opportunities for children from north Texas and beyond to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more. Studies have shown that spending time outdoors is not only fun for our children, but also plays an important role in many facets of child development.

iCode :: iCode Summer campers immerse themselves in a world of coding, robotics, drones, and design. Our camps are perfect for kids who have great imaginations, enjoy solving challenges or simply love technology. Ages 6+.

ID TECH :: iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education, with over 450,000 alumni and 20+ years of experience. Weeklong, day and overnight programs for ages 7-18 held at 150+ prestigious campuses including SMU, University of Texas at Dallas, Caltech, and NYU. Kids and teens learn to code, design video games, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, build laptops, learn about cybersecurity, and more!

Sci-Tech Discovery Center :: Our STEM Camps introduce kids to science and technology in the world around them. They can explore physics and engineering. It’s all fun and games until it gets messy… then it’s AWESOME! Our MAKER camps are ideal for kids who love to tinker, disassemble, invent and create. Campers can use hand tools for big wooden builds, learn to code, assemble circuitry, and engineer mechanical devices. For campers entering 1st-8th grade. Weekdays 9:00AM – 4:00PM. Early (8am) and Late (5pm) hour programming available.

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THE ARTS

AoPS Academy Summer Camps :: Get a jump start on planning your summer and ensuring your child continues to grow as a problem solver! AoPS Academy’s summer courses are a great opportunity for students to explore new topics as well as build their math, reading, and writing skills for the upcoming school year. Classes fill up quickly, so don’t hesitate to secure your child’s spot in one of our challenging and exciting courses.

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Jump into Art :: Summer time is simply the best time to slow down and create original art in a fully equipped studio. We are proud to announce we have two options for our young artists this summer: half day or full day camp.

Lone Star Circus :: Kids, here’s your chance to run away with the circus, while discovering the thrill of becoming a circus star! LONE STAR CIRCUS SCHOOL SUMMER CAMP is a day-camp experience designed to introduce children at any level of physical development and skill the excitement of circus arts including aerial silks, aerial ring, trapeze, juggling, contortion, rola bola, tightrope, clowning and balancing. Full-day and half-day camp options available for kids ages six to 15.

School of Rock :: Our performance-based camps incorporate songs, performing, musical games/activities, and team building exercises as a way to teach music theory, and how to rock out as a real band! We group our students based on age and skill set into a band of their own. With the guidance of our instructors we will get the kids stage-ready and, on the last day of camp, we do a performance for friends and family!

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ACADEMIC

Allen ISD :: A Summer Camp program hosted by Allen Independent School District. Summer Camp 2020 registration will open on Tuesday, April 14 at 6:30 am.

All Saints Catholic School :: A variety of fun summer programs and camps for pre-school and k-8 children.

Dallas International School :: The International Summer Enrichment Camp at Dallas International School is a unique opportunity for young children, teenagers and adults to live an enriching experience combining language workshops with a diversity of activities including Arts, Technology, Sports, and Academic Skills.

Lionheart Children’s Academy :: Trailblazers Summer Club is a weeklong program for kids ages K – 12 years. Our unique club includes exciting and purposeful field trips, daily devotions, STEAM projects, team building activities and so much more! We provide parents with flexible options, excellent care, and peace of mind. We’re passionate about early education and raising up the next generation of leaders, and we can’t wait for a week of meaningful FUN this Summer!

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University of Texas at Dallas :: The UT Dallas offers multiple athletic, academic, and fun camps for kids of all ages including communication camps from the nationally recognized Callier Center for children with communication disorders. Join beginner, intermediate, or advanced chess classes for half day sessions beginning June-August

The Westwood School :: Boost your child’s creativity, confidence & talent at The Westwood School. Each session tailored by age: Preschool & Elementary. Exciting daily schedule of activities: Art, games, cooking & more + a special guest each week!

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SENSORY & SPECIAL NEEDS

Callier Center for Communication Disorders :: Let’s talk this summer at Callier Camps! We offer various fun-filled speech and language therapy camps for children including: 1. Speech Buddies – a six-week group program designed to improve intelligibility in children ages 3 to 6 years who may have apraxia, severe articulation disorders or phonological disorders, 2. Read to Succeed – a group based program designed to improve literacy skills for children identified as “at risk” entering kindergarten to first grade, 3. Camp Talk’Lot – a group language therapy program for children ages 3 to 5 years, 4. SLICK – an intensive language therapy program for children who have finished 1st grade through 6th grade who have language and learning disorders, 5. Cochlear Implant Summer Listening Camp – a week-long camp for children ages 4 to 11 who have cochlear implants, 6. Camp Interact – a therapeutic day camp for children finishing 1st grade to 5th grades with social difficulties.

Champions Special Ministries :: Join us for a fun-filled summer day camp for Champions ages 6-28 with Cognitive, Intellectual, or Physical Disabilities.

Mind Menders :: MindMenders works with clients who struggle with ADHD, ADD, dyslexia, focus, organization, language problems, and auditory problems to end struggle and achieve success.

Shelton School :: Summer, the Shelton Way, offers something for everyone, Early Childhood – Grade 12! Shelton offers academic and enrichment courses, our Scholars tutoring program, a speech therapy program, and sports camps. Shelton’s unique multi-sensory and discovery learning methods are great for students with average to above-average intelligence who may or may not have a language-based learning difference.

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CHILDCARE

Adventure Kids Playcare :: Adventure Kids Playcare Camps are theme-based and themes change each week. Children will participate in games, crafts, activities that correlate with the theme of the week.

Children’s Learning Adventure :: Children’s Learning Adventure (CLA) offers the highest-quality infant, toddler, preschool and pre-kindergarten, before and after school, holiday and summer camp programs for ages six weeks to 13 years old. Children’s Learning Adventure’s STEAM-based curriculum ensures daily exposure to science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics through a multiple learning environments approach.

Cultural Care Au Pair :: Cultural Care Au Pair is America’s leading au pair program since 1989. Our host families benefit from flexible, live-in childcare from a trusted caregiver, and our au pairs—who hail from 25+ different countries all over the world—enjoy the opportunity to challenge themselves, improve their English and to truly “live” the American culture. Most importantly, families and au pairs become part of each others’ extended family and form bonds that last a lifetime!

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Lionheart Children’s Academy :: Trailblazers Summer Club is a weeklong program for kids ages K – 12 years. Our unique club includes exciting and purposeful field trips, daily devotions, STEAM projects, team building activities and so much more! We provide parents with flexible options, excellent care, and peace of mind. We’re passionate about early education and raising up the next generation of leaders, and we can’t wait for a week of meaningful FUN this Summer!

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