7 camps for children, teenagers

7 camps for children, teenagers
7 camps for children, teenagers

It’s not even Spring Break yet, but it’s time for Houston parents to start registering for summer camps.

The Houston Chronicle has compiled a list of some popular summer camps in the area for kids of all ages whose interests range from art to athletics, science to Spanish language.

HOUSTON SCHOOL GUIDE: Ratings, resources and analysis to help parents choose the right place for their children

2023 Houston Summer Camps for Kids and Teens

YMCA: The YMCA offers summer day camps for youth at locations throughout Houston, according to the organization. These four-day camps offer a mix of indoor and outdoor activities in group settings, including art, engineering, sports and games. The organization also offers teen camps for ages 12 to 15 and overnight camp options. Learn more and register on the YMCA website.

Language Kids World: This organization offers summer camps in Spanish, French, Mandarin and American Sign Language for children ages 3 to 10, according to its website. In-person camps take place in the Heights, Montrose, Meyerland, Sugar Land, Richmond and other area locations, and virtual camps are also available. Camp costs $275 per week for one day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration is now open online.

University of Houston: A summer camp called Full STEM! Ahead is open to students entering seventh, eighth or ninth grade in the fall, according to the university. The camp runs from 9.00 am to 2.00 pm in the last week of June. The students will be able to do practical activities related to environmental science, biology, physics and technology. The cost is $325 per child before May 16, with some discounts available. Learn more online.

See also  The 17-year-old charged with kidnapping that ended in a shooting in Houston

Rice University Creative Writing Camp: These writing camps are offered in person and online for K-12 students who want to hone their writing skills and expand their imaginations, according to the university. The camp sessions are spread throughout June and July. The cost is $495 for virtual and $525 for in-person for a single student, with sibling discounts available. Check the website for more information on dates, locations and camp descriptions.

CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH: Texas Children’s, Menninger Clinic partners to increase teen mental health care as demand soars

Houston Zoo: Camp Zoofari allows children ages 6 to 12 to explore the zoo, meet the animals and learn about wildlife through tours and group activities. Week-long sessions run from June to July. General registration opens March 7 and pricing starts at $375 per week, according to the zoo.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *