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Presenting Sponsor: NVC Kid’s Summer Camp

June 5 – August 25

Ages 6-18 at start of camp and/or participants who have completed grades 1st-12th

NVC Kid’s Summer Camps are fun and imaginative camps that provide kids an opportunity to explore the world through hands-on activities. Each week, we introduce an exciting new theme to inspire your child–including robotics camps.

Northwest Vista College
3535 N. Ellison Drive | Pecan Hall (PH) Room 101 | San Antonio, TX | 78251

NVC Kid's Summer Camp
Cibolo Nature Center & Farm

June 19-23 | June 26-30 | July 5-7 | July 10-14 | July 17-21 | July 24-28 | July 31- Aug. 4 | Aug. 7-11

Preschooler & Parent Camps ages 2-4 | Nature ages 5-12 | Art ages 5-12 | Herff Adventure ages 5-12

Cibolo Nature Center & Farm camps provide a safe setting for kids to have fun filled experiences in the outdoors. We nurture an awareness & appreciation of the nature through play & creative hands on activities in the four unique ecosystems at the park. We are a state licensed camp, members of the American Camping Association, & all staff is certified in CPR, First Aid, & Child Safety.

Nature, Art & Preschool Camp at the Cibolo Nature Center
140 City Park Rd. | Boerne, TX | 78006

Herff Farm Adventure Camp at the Herff Farm
33 Herff Rd. | Boerne, TX | 78006

Cibolo Nature Center & Farm
T Bar M Camps
T Bar M Camps
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We offer week-long sessions for 10 weeks of the summer starting May 28th. Make camp a priority and choose a week that works best for you! How you spend your summer is IMPORTANT. Your schedule fills quickly. Make Camp a priority today.

Day Camp in New Braunfels – grades K-5th | Sports Camp in New Braunfels (overnight) – grades 1st-6th |
Camp Travis on Lake Travis (overnight) – grades 7th-11th | Discover252 Camps (traveling Day Camps) – grades K-4th

Camp 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. From overnight camp for 1st through 11th graders, to Day Camp for K-5th graders, we love to give campers and families the experience of their lives.

2549 HWY 46 W | New Braunfels, TX | 78132

T Bar M Camps
Barshop Jewish Community Center Summer J-Camp

Pre-Camp: June 5 – Jun 9 | Camp Session 1: June 12 – July 7 | Camp Session 2: July 10 – August 4 | Post-Camp 1: August 7-11 | Post-Camp 2: August 14-18 | Post-Camp 3: August 21-25

Ages 4 to 16 (Kinder to 10th grade)

Campers will enjoy groovy water activities, exciting programs, and favorite field trip spots. Whether on the field, in the pool, on the courts or on the stage, everyone’s a star in our camp where we provide a setting that promotes growth and development, confidence, character building, and establishing connections that will last a lifetime.

Barshop JCC
12500 N.W. Military Hwy. | San Antonio, TX | 78231

Summer @ the Hall
Summer @ the Hall

May 30 – August 4

Ages 3 – 18

Give your kids an educational and enriching experience — enroll them in Summer @ the Hall! Inside you’ll find more than 250 opportunities that will make your child’s summer unforgettable, including math, dance, cooking, basketball and more! There’s something for everyone!

9401 Starcrest Dr. | San Antonio, TX | 78148

Summer @ the Hall
World Wide Soccer
World Wide Soccer
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Various half and full-day camp opportunities in San Antonio and surrounding areas in June, July, and August.

Mini Kickers camps (ages 3-5 years) | Half Day camps (ages 6-16 years) | Full Day camps (ages 6-16 years) |
Advanced High School U15-U19 camps | Advanced U9-U12 & U13-U14 camps (for Club/Select players)

Join us this summer for competitive soccer camps as well as our regular World Wide Soccer camps in and around San Antonio. Our professional trainers will take your players through an educational and enjoyable curriculum leaving them with a memorable experience and love for the sport!

Over a dozen locations! Please see our website:

World Wide Soccer
Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas

Day Camp: June 5-9 | June 12-16 | June 19-23 | June 26-30 | July 10-14 | July 17-21 | July 24-28 | July 31-Aug. 4

Residence Camp: June 11-16 | June 18-23 | June 25-30 | July 2-7 | July 9-14 | July 16-21 | July 23-28 | July 30-Aug. 4

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.

Camp Metro
West Side Girl Scout Leadership Center | 5622 Cesar Chavez Way | San Antonio, TX | 78237

Camp La Jita
Utopia Texas

YMCA Summer Camp
YMCA Summer Camp

June 5 – August 18: YMCA at O.P. Schnabel Park, Thousand Oaks Family YMCA, Takas Park, Oxford United Methodist, Y Early Learning Center Downtown, Y Early Learning Center Haven For Hope | June 5 – August 11: La Vernia Intermediate School, Schertz | June 5 – August 4: Antonian Catholic School, New Braunfels | The Academy at Morgan’s Wonderland: June 19 – 30 and July 10 – 21

All camps are for children 5 – 13 years of age with the exception of The Academy at Morgan’s Wonderland. That camp serves children 8-16 years of age.

The Y has provides a welcoming and safe place for kids to get more out of their summer. Kids are greeted with smiles and high fives. They know that they have a purpose. Through a mix of fun activities aimed at improving their well-being, they experience new adventures, realize their potential and develop character. More friendships and more belonging equals the best summer ever.

YMCA at O.P. Schnabel Park
9606 Bandera Rd. | SA, TX | 78250

Thousand Oaks Family YMCA
16103 Henderson Pass | SA, TX | 78232

Takas Park
9310 Jim Seal Dr. | Windcrest, TX |78239

Antonian Catholic School
21140 Gathering Oak | SA, TX | 78260

Oxford United Methodist Church
9739 Huebner Rd. | SA, TX | 78240

Fair Oaks Elementary
29085 Ralph Fair Rd. | Boerne, TX | 78015

La Vernia Intermediate School
369 FM 1346 | La Vernia, TX | 78121

New Braunfels location

Schertz location

Y Early Learning Center Downtown
440 Labor St. | SA, TX | 78210

Y Early Learning Center Haven for Hope
600 Leal St. | SA, TX | 78207

The Academy at Morgan’s Wonderland
5235 David Edwards Dr. | SA, TX | 78233

YMCA Summer Camp
Summer at Heights
Summer at Heights

June 5 – 30, 2017

2017 Incoming Kinder – 8th grade

Summer at Heights is a FUN and exhilarating enrichment camp offering full or half-day courses to students across SA during the month of June. Courses taught by AHISD teachers and area professionals offer opportunities to experience out-of-the box activities in STEM, Sports, Coding, Dance, Chess, Spanish, Theater, Art, Robotics and more! Online registration begins March 1st on the AHISD website.

100 Woodridge Drive| San Antonio, TX | 78209

Summer at Heights
Archaeology of Ancient Adventurers Summer Camp

Session 1: June 19th-23rd | Session 2: July 10th-14th | Session 3: July 24th-28th | Session 4: August 14th-18th

Session 1: 9-13 years | Session 2: 9-13 years | Session 3: 9-13 years | Session 4: 7-10 years

Take a trip around the globe as we explore how ancient people traveled, traded, and migrated! Discover topics like ancient nomads, Viking raiders, and what sharks have to do with Maya trade networks. Expect archaeology themed activities, games, and crafts. Campers also get a hands-on look at artifacts and tour our archaeology lab! Monday-Friday 9am-4pm. Before and after care included at no charge.

Center for Archaeological Research
University of Texas at San Antonio | One UTSA Cir | San Antonio, TX | 78249

Summer At The Academy
Summer At The Academy

June 5-July 28, 2017 (weekly camps)

Boys & Girls ages 4 & Up

Registration begins Monday, March 20. With more than 400 classes offered by more than 70 of the area’s top teachers, coaches and artisans, you will find a wide variety of one-of-a-kind academic, sports, cultural and just fun classes. The weekly programs for boys & girls 4 & Up run from June 5 to July 28 with morning & afternoon classes plus extended day care. Fees vary.

San Antonio Academy
117 E. French Place | San Antonio, TX | 78212

Summer At The Academy
San Antonio Botanical Garden

June 5-9 | June 19-23 | June 26-30 | July 10-14 | July 17-21 | July 24-28

For ages: 3-5 | 6-8 | 9-13 | 14-18

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 Little Sunshine Gardeners and a new Chef camp for teens, 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

San Antonio Botanical Garden
Summer Camps at the Headwaters
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Fossils, Flood, & Frogs – July 11-13, 2017 from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm (ages 7 to 9) | Birds, Bats, & Bugs – July 25-27, 2017from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm (ages 9 to 11)

Summer Camps at the Headwaters offer 3-day programs for ages 7 to 9 and 9 to 11. Outdoor and indoor fun and learning. Class size limited to 12. Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills aligned to prepare your child for the school year!
Register early. $145 for each 3-day program.
For more information: or 210-828-2224 x 232

Headwaters at Incarnate Word
4503 Broadway | San Antonio, Texas | 78209

210-828-2224 ext. 232
The Circle School
The Circle School

Our 2017 program will run from June 5 – August 4. You are welcome to sign up for one session or for the whole summer!

Our program is open to students age 4 – 14 with previous group care experience.

We offer art, literature, music, math, science, theatre, and culture intensives. You can choose morning sessions, afternoon sessions or both!
Early care runs from 7:30 – 8:45 am at no fee, and the extended care program is from 3:30 – 6:00 pm.

The Circle School
217 Pershing Ave. | San Antonio, TX | 78209

The Circle School