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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
Youth Code Jam
Youth Code Jam

Weekly, June 26 through August 11

4th-12th grades

Get coding superpowers this summer! Play with code, games, animation, interactive artwork, and more as you learn the basics of computational thinking, logic and computer programming. A full camp schedule will be released in late Spring.

Various locations around San Antonio

Youth Code Jam
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

Mad Science of San Antonio
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Weekly, June 5th – August 18th

6-12 Year Olds

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, grossology, camp eureka and more! Mad Science has camp locations all over town. Register now: Pay Later!

Heintz School at Congegation Agudas Achim
16550 Huebner Road | San Antonio, Texas | 78248

St. Margaret Episcopal Day School
5310 Stahl Road | San Antonio, Texas | 78247

Northside Learning Center
6632 Bandera Road | San Antonio, Texas | 78238

Cibolo Green Elementary
24315 Bulverde Green | San Antonio, Texas | 78261

Redland Oaks Elementary
16650 Redland Road | San Antonio, Texas | 78247

Timberwood Park Elementary
26415 South Glenrose Road | San Antonio, Texas | 78260

Johnson Ranch Elementary
30501 Johnson Way | Bulverde, Texas | 78163

Forest Hills Presbyterian
13200 Bandera Road | Helotes, Texas | 78023

Freiheit Elementary
2002 FM 1101 | New Braunfels, Texas | 78130

Specht Elementary
25815 Overlook Pkwy | San Antonio, TX | 78260

Mad Science of San Antonio
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

The DoSeum
The DoSeum

June 5th, 2017-August 25th, 2017; each camp runs for five days.

Ages: 3 years old-10 years old

With exciting outdoor and indoor exhibits, The DoSeum is the best place for kids to spend the summer. Kids will explore new STEM and art concepts, learning to innovate, create, and solve problems—all while having fun! This summer, The DoSeum will offer tech-themed camps based on our Summer of Tech initiative, where kids will become tech wizards and explore our DigiPlayscape summer exhibit.

The DoSeum
2800 Broadway | San Antonio, TX | 78209

The DoSeum
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
iD Tech Camps
iD Tech Camps
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Weekly camps at Trinity University from 6-5-2017 to 7-21-2017

7-17 (Campers are divided by age into courses. Campers can attend if they are turning 7 by the end of the calendar year).

iD Tech offers day & overnight summer camps for aspiring programmers, app developers, video game designers, and more. Tech-savvy, adult-only staff lead courses in a fun and energetic environment. With personalized, hands-on instruction for all skill levels and class sizes of just eight students per instructor, we anticipate our students to become the world’s next creators of innovative technology!

Trinity University
1 Trinity Place | San Antonio, TX | 78212

iD Tech Camps
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