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2018 San Antonio Summer Camp Guide

San Antonio Summer Camp Guide 2018 for kids and families in the Alamo City!


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NVC Summer Camps and Workshops

June 11, 2018 – August 24, 2018

Ages 6 - 17

NVC Community Education is a great place to learn! Their K-12 programs are committed to the development of STEM-based learning (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), as well as, arts and environmental education. They take pride in offering these high-quality programs that help students reach their full potential.

Northwest Vista College
3535 N. Ellison Drive | Pecan Hall Room 101 | San Antonio, TX | 78251
Youth Code Jam
Youth Code Jam
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Weekly, June 25 through July 26

4th-12th grades

Play with code, games, web design, interactive artwork, network security and more as you learn the basics of computational thinking, computer programming, digital citizenship and cyber security. Come discover, think, tinker, invent and create with us. All camps are ability-based with a high teacher to student ratio for optimal learning and engagement. It’s the fun way to learn to code from San Antonio’s largest youth coding nonprofit. More at

Camps held at UTSA and St. Mary’s University.
Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas Summer Camp

Camp sessions are available weekly from June to August.

Girls age 5 - 18

Whether she attends camp daily or spends the whole week away from home, Girl Scout camp helps a girl discover her potential, dreams, aspirations and builds a skill set she can use for success today and in her future. Campers will discover, connect and even take action on issues and challenges important to them.

Day Camp
West Side Girl Scout Leadership Center | 5622 Cesar Chavez Way | San Antonio, TX | 78237
*transportation from the Sally Cheever Girl Scout Leadership Center is provided free of charge

Resident Camp
Utopia Texas
The Cibolo Nature & Herff Farm Adventure Camp

June 18-22 | June 25-29 | July 2-6 | July 9-13 | July 16-20 | July 23-27 | July 30-Aug. 3 | Aug. 6-10

PreK (3-5) | Elementary (5-12)

The Cibolo Nature & Herff Farm Adventure Camps nurture an awareness and appreciation of the outdoor world and give opportunities and learning experiences for all children. Our camps foster teamwork and mutual respect for others through nature play and creative hands on activities. Our mission is to inspire a lifelong connection to nature.

Cibolo Nature Center & Herff Farm
140 City Park Road | Boerne, TX | 78006
Summer at the Academy
Summer at the Academy

June 4 - July 28 (weekly camps)

Boys & Girls 4 and up

Registration begins online Monday, March 19, and continues thereafter. With more than 300 classes offered by more than 60 of the area's top teachers, coaches and artisans, you'll find a wide variety of one-of-a-kind academic, sports, cultural and just fun classes. The weekly programs for boys & girls 4 and up run from June 4 to July 27 with morning and afternoon classes plus extended day care. Fees vary.

San Antonio Academy
117 E French Place | San Antonio, TX | 78212
Mad Science of Austin & San Antonio
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June 4-8 | June 11-15 | June 18-22 | June 25-29 | July 2-6 | July 9-13 | July 16-20 | July 23-27 | July 29-August 3 | August 6-10 | August 13-17

Ages 4 - 12

Mad Science camps are designed with exciting, fun and hands-on science activities. Children will design, create, build and assemble a variety of interesting projects. 9 different camp themes are available including robots, rockets, spy academy, yuckology, camp eureka and more! Mad Science has camp locations all over town. Register now: Pay Later!

Multiple locations all over town
World Wide Soccer
World Wide Soccer
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June 4th-8th | June 11th-15th | June 18th-22nd | June 25th-29th | July 9th-13th | July 16th-20th | July 23rd-27th | July 30th-August 3rd

Ages 3 - 18

A professional soccer coaching company providing young players with the opportunity to receive high-level soccer coaching from a team of qualified soccer trainers. World Wide Soccer promotes positive sport and exercise experiences.
Each camp is challenging, educational and enjoyable. We will answer the two questions every parent asks "Did you have fun?" and "Did you learn?" with a big YES!

San Antonio & Austin

June 11 -15 | June 18-22 | July 23-27 | June 25-29 | July 9-13 | July 16-20 | July 23-27 | July 30-August 3

Ages 3-5 (with adult) | Ages 6-8 | Ages 9-12 | Ages 9-13 (CHEF Cooking Camp I) | Ages 14-18 (CHEF Cooking Camp II

Explore the San Antonio Botanical Garden this summer with STEAM-based camps focused on hands-on exploration, nature-inspired art, ecology and botany. From Eco-Explorers to Garden Superheros and Chef camp, the Garden inspires budding naturalists, scientists, botanists, artists and chefs to dig deeper into the world of plants and fun!

San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston Place | San Antonio, Texas | 78209
YMCA of Greater San Antonio

June 11 - August 17 or 24 (depending on location)

5 - 15 years of age depending on the camp.

Summer camp at the YMCA offers youth an opportunity to meet new friends and discover new interests. Day camp activities vary by location but include field trips, crafts, swimming, sports and more. Youth can also experience traditional, over-night camp at YMCA Camp Flaming Arrow in Hunt, Texas. Either way, camp is an excellent way to ensure kids stay engaged socially and academically throughout the summer.

The Y offers multiple day camp and specialty camp locations. Please visit
iD Tech Camps
iD Tech Camps

6/11-6/15 | 6/18-6/22 | 6/24-6/29 | 7/9-7/13 | 7/16-7/20 | 7/22-7/27

Ages 7 - 17

The world’s #1 summer STEM program for ages 7-17, held at Trinity University! With world-class instructors and innovative courses in coding, game development, robotics, and design, iD Tech programs instill in-demand skills that embolden students to shape the future. Your child can make new friends as they master new tech skills, and will join a community of more than 350,000 alumni with iD Tech.

Trinity University
1 Trinity Place | San Antonio, TX | 78212
Summers At St Anthony
Summers At St Anthony

June 4 - Aug 3, 2018

Incoming 1st grade - 8th grade

Join us for a SUMMER CAMP that promotes IMAGINATION, CREATIVITY, & LEARNING in a FUN and ENGAGING environment.
There will be weekly themes, field trips, enrichment classes and physical activity.

St Anthony Catholic School
205 W Huisache | San Antonio, TX | 78212
The Magik Theatre’s Camp Showbiz

Each camp session runs two weeks with the exception of the 3.5 to 5-year-old iStation camp (one week) and our Great Performances camp (four weeks).
Please note that camp will not be held the week of July 4th.
Each session culminates in a Friday 3:00 p.m. showcase for family and friends.
Session 1: June 11-15. 2018 and June 18-22, 2018
Session 2: June 25-29, 2018 (One Week Only due to July 4th)
Session 3: July 9-13, 2018 and July 16 – 20, 2018
Session 4: July 23-27, 2018 and July 30 – August 3, 2018
Session 5: August 6-10, 2018 and August 13-17, 2018
Session 6: August 20-24, 2018 (One Week Only due to start of school)

Ages 3.5 - 17

At Camp Showbiz, no two session are alike! With guidance from our professional teaching artists, campers take charge of their experience by learning how to collaborate together to create one of a kind shows. Over the course of a session, campers will have fun growing their imaginations by developing original plays, sharpening acting and improv skills, and rehearsing show-stopping musical numbers.

The Magik Theatre Downtown
420 S. Alamo St. | San Antonio, TX | 78205

Magik Performing Arts Center
5359 Casa Bella | San Antonio, TX | 78249
Archaeology and the Science of Skeletons
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June 25-29 | July 9-13 | July 23-27 | August 6-10

Ages 9 - 13

During this week-long summer camp, children will participate in indoor and outdoor activities while learning how archaeologists uncover the human past using skeletons! Campers will learn about mummies, bizarre burials, DNA extraction and so much more.The camp will be held at the Center for Archaeological Research on UTSA's 1604 campus and is staffed by the Center’s archaeologists.

UTSA Center for Archaeological Research
One UTSA Circle | San Antonio, TX | 78249
Summer at Saint Mary’s Hall

May 29 - August 3

Ages 3 - 18

We offer students a safe, structured, fun, educational and enriching experience unmatched in San Antonio. We encourage campers to explore new friendships, tackle new obstacles, and discover and enhance individual talents and creative abilities. Summer at Saint Mary’s Hall welcomes campers from all over San Antonio, the surrounding communities, and beyond. Adventure Awaits!

Saint Mary's Hall
9401 Starcrest Dr. | San Antonio, TX | 78148
The DoSeum
The DoSeum

June 4 - August 17

Ages 3 - 4 | 5 - 7 | 8 - 11

With exciting outdoor exhibits like Waterworks and our Treehouse, and incredible indoor exhibits like Sensations Studio, Spy Academy, and Innovation Station—The DoSeum is the perfect place for kids to spend the summer. At camp, kids will explore exciting new STEM and art concepts, learning to innovate, create, and solve problems—all while having fun!

The DoSeum
2800 Broadway St. | San Antonio, TX | 78209

San Antonio Summer Camp Guide 2018 for kids and families in the Alamo City!


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