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Three reasons your daughter will love synchronized swimming (& details about upcoming, low-cost synchro clinics in San Antonio!)

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. Last year my daughter joined the Cygnets of San Antonio, a synchronized swimming team which started more than 50 years ago. Since then she’s gained strong […]

Make Summer Days Count

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! This post is sponsored by T Bar M Camps. Thank you for supporting the brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! At T Bar M Camps, we seek to squeeze the most out of […]

San Antonio Summer Camp Guide 2017

Welcome to the San Antonio Mom Blogs’ 2017 San Antonio Summer Camp Guide! This year, San Antonio Mom Blogs’ Summer Camp Guide is presented by: The Kids & Youth College at Northwest Vista College (NVC) focuses on engaging youth in community-driven learning, and lifelong enrichment opportunities that improve lives. Their learner-centered programs and services provide a variety of […]

Free young writer’s summer camp for kids going into 4-6 grade

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. UPDATED TO ADD: This free camp is now full! Thank you for your interest. If you’d like more information on this camp next year when registrations […]

Mayor & Mom, Ivy Taylor: summer camps

Subscribe to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ newsletter to get our Top 3 Free Recommended Events for Families each week: Subscribe for free fun! For Email Marketing you can trust. During a recent City Council meeting, I looked down at my watch and noted that we are well into the month of May. I went home […]

Top 10 tips to prepare your daughter for summer camp

This post is written and sponsored by the Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas. Thank you for supporting the organizations and brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Camp season is almost here! Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas is gearing up for an action packed, fun-fueled summer of day and overnight camps and we know you […]

Start gearing up for summer camp!

This post is written and sponsored by the Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas. Thank you for supporting the organizations and brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! It feels like we just wrapped up spring break but it’s time to start making summer plans! Whether your daughter wants to be the next Ruth Wakefield, inventor […]

Growing Taller at Camp, Inside and Out

This post is sponsored by T Bar M Camps. Thank you for supporting the brands that support San Antonio Mom Blogs! Imagine with me, the growth and development of your child marked not by their years in school, but by the richness of a summer experience. Camp exposes kids to life-shaping opportunities that stretch and grow campers […]

San Antonio Summer Camp Guide 2016

Welcome to San Antonio Mom Blogs’ 2016 Summer Camp Guide! This year’s San Antonio Summer Camp Guide features a wide variety of summer camps sure to engage and excite kids, from preschoolers to teens, no matter their interests. From STEM to sports and arts to archaeology, from dance and theatre to overnight and away camps, and from […]

Unique summer camps for teens: Art Meets Science!

This post is sponsored by Pixel Savvi. When art meets science for summer camp, what do you get? Pixel Savvi – San Antonio’s only digital painting studio. This summer, their Art Meets Science Summer Camp, for kids ages 12+, integrates fun, art, science, and technology. While learning about scientists, campers paint a portrait of each […]

Affordable dance, guitar, and voice camps for kids at Northwest Vista College

This post is sponsored by Northwest Vista College. Looking for a unique and affordable camp for your kids this summer? For the first time ever, Northwest Vista College offers S.T.A.G.E.S., Student Training for the Arts for Growth and Self Confidence. These two-week camps, held for three hours each weekday, are available for both beginner and […]

Six surprising benefits of summer camp

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by T Bar M Camps, a non-denominational Christian sports and adventure camp with locations in New Braunfels, Texas and on Lake Travis near Austin. Over 10,000 people experience T Bar M adventure every year.  Imagine a schedule so full of fun, you actually forget about TV and the iPad. Soccer […]

Our 2015 San Antonio Summer Camp Guide

Introducing the San Antonio Mom Blogs’ 2015 Summer Camp Guide! This year’s Guide features the best San Antonio camps for your kids, from sports and the outdoors, to the arts, to science and technology, and much more. These summer camps vary in duration, with some lasting a week or more, while others offer half- and full-day […]

Kid-to-Kid: what to expect at summer camp

All photos in this post were taken by my nine-year-old daughter, Delaney (except the photo of her with her newfound camping friend). This spring and summer I’ve had the pleasure of working with, and learning about, the Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas summer camps and their flexible Pathways Program, which allows girls to participate in their […]

Weekly Link Up for July 7 – 13, 2014

It was a big weekend, y’all. I drove my first-born two hours away from our home to summer camp in the beautiful Texas Hill Country for the first time. Few things go more against your motherly instinct than leaving your kid with strangers, in the woods, and driving away. But she was ready. Boy, was she ready. […]

You call it parenting

“How does she do it?” my husband asks, when he describes the way our daughter bounced out of his car and ran, happily, into her first morning of day camp a few weeks ago. He is truly puzzled. “That’s so completely foreign to me. Even now, as an adult, I wouldn’t willingly throw myself, gladly […]

VentureLab CEO Cristal Glangchai on how entrepreneurial camps prepare kids for their future

Disclosure: In partnership with VentureLab, this post is the third in a series about their summer camps. In exchange for learning and sharing about VentureLab’s camps, I am being provided with complimentary camps for my children to attend. No other compensation will be received and all opinions are mine. When VentureLab CEO Cristal Glangchai started […]

Entrepreneurial summer camps for kids from VentureLab – FAQs

Disclosure: In partnership with VentureLab, this post is the second in a series about their summer camps. In exchange for learning and sharing about VentureLab’s camps, I am being provided with complimentary camps for my children to attend. No other compensation will be received and all opinions are mine. Recently I introduced you to VentureLab […]

VentureLab: STEM summer camps with an entrepreneurial twist

Disclosure: In partnership with VentureLab, this post is the first in a series about their summer camps. In exchange for learning and sharing about VentureLab’s camps, I am being provided with complimentary camps for my children to attend. No other compensation will be received and all opinions are mine. ********Visit this post for your chance […]

A week at Camp La Jita, a Girl Scout resident summer camp!

Disclosure: In a partnership with the Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas, this post is part of a series about the Girl Scouts Pathways Program and the Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas’ summer camps. In exchange for learning about, touring, attending, and sharing about my family’s experience with these camps, I am being provided with complimentary […]

Fun, affordable Girl Scout Summer Camps: you don’t have to be in a troop to go!

Disclosure: In a partnership with the Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas, this post is the first in a series about the Girl Scouts Pathways Program and the Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas’ summer camps. In exchange for learning about, touring, attending, and sharing about my family’s experience with these camps, I am being provided with […]