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Summer Fun in Houston: University Programs and Camps for Kids

University-Programs-and-Camps-for-KidsGear up for summer break by making plans for your kids to keep their minds and bodies active. Summer camp provides children with an opportunity to meet other children with the same interests, embark on educational journeys and keep their minds active when school is not in session.

Luckily, Houston has plenty of educational and entertainment-based camps for your kids to enjoy. From computer camps to science explorations, your child can stay active close to home this summer.

Computer Camp, University of Houston

For the tech-savvy child who embraces technology, the University of Houston’s computer camp is an ideal choice for summer. The camp features courses in programming, web designing, video editing, video game design and flash animation for children 7-17.

Sponsored by ID Tech, the university’s computer camp meets from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Fridays. Overnight camps are also available.

All camps are located at the University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun Road. Check availability and register at www.internaldrive.com, call 1-888-709-TECH or email info@internaldrive.com.

Band, Orchestra and Choir Camp, Sam Houston State University

Aspiring superstars can learn the tricks and trades of the music industry with one of many music-based camps sponsored by Sam Houston State University. Your child can choose from one-week sessions that include Choir Camp, Band Camp, Bassoon Camp, Orchestra Camp and Drumline/Chamber and Piano.

If musical theater is your child’s passion, the university also offers a Broadway Artist Intensive Musical Theater Camp. The one-week camps begin in June and run through early August each summer.

All camps are located at Sam Houston State University’s main campus, 1806 Avenue J, Huntsville. For more information, e-mail camps@shsu.edu or call (936) 294-1111.

Summer Camp Xplorations, The Houston Museum of Natural Science

If your child loves to explore, he or she will have plenty of opportunities with adventure programs sponsored by the Houston Museum of Natural Science. The Xplorations Summer Science Adventures feature week-long, hands-on science summer camps perfect for children 6-12.

Topics range from chemistry camps with booms and blast offs, space camps for space cadets, pilots and commanders to camps focused on robotics, physics, social studies and even dinosaur-themed weeks. Each camp is held Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. -3 p.m. at the main museum, located at 555 Hermann Park Drive, and the Sugar Land location, beginning each June.

For a complete schedule, contact the Houston Museum of Natural Science at
xplorations@hmns.org  or 713-639-4652.

Velocity Sports Performance Camp

If your little one loves to kick around the soccer ball, play catch in the yard or toss around the football, then the Velocity Sports Performance Camp will keep him or her energized during the summer.

The renowned training facility, located at 10535 Jones Road in Houston, features one-week volleyball, soccer, football, basketball, baseball and softball-themed camps for young athletes. With a focus on proper training, the Velocity Sports Performance boasts workouts and physical warm-ups that focus on training components for speed, power and agility.

For registration information, visit www.velocitysp.com/cyfair or call 281-664-6450.

YMCA Day Camp, YMCA of Greater Houston

A summer filled with adventure, friendship and learning opportunities is the goal for the day camps offered by the YMCA of Greater Houston. The camps, located at many of the YMCA campuses in the Houston area, feature supervised activities that focus on the YMCA’s mission to promote leadership skills and teach core values.

The camps feature opportunities to create arts and crafts, participate in field trips, swim, take nature walks, explore science and technology and learn about diverse cultures. In addition to day camps, the YMCA also hosts family, teen and sports camps.

For more information, visit www.ymcahouston.org, or call 713-659-5566. The YMCA of Greater Houston is located in Houston, TX 77253. There are nearly 20 YMCAs in Houston; to find directions and contact information for each Houston location, go to https://www.ymcahouston.org/location-directory/.

And don’t forget, if you’re looking for a summer nanny to provide full or part-time care, or care to supplement your children’s summer camp schedule, give us a call. We’re gearing up for the summer season and welcome the opportunity to assist you with your summer childcare needs.


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