Summer Camps in Austin: 2024

It’s time for your new full-time job — scheduling summer camps for your kids so you can keep working and don’t go crazy! It’s hard to find all the childcare you need in the summer, so I’m rounding up all the summer camps around Austin I come across to help you find options that work for you.

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Summer Camps 2024

1. Dance Discovery

  • Hours: 9 am to 12 pm, 4 days a week
  • Ages: 3-9 years
  • $290
  • Avery Ranch and Burnet Rd. locations. Different themes each week.

2. Austin Bouldering Project

  • Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
  • Ages: Pre-K to 6th grade
  • $375-$525 (varies for members and extended care)
  • Locations at Springdale and Westgate

3. Creative Action

  • Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Ages: 5-11 years
  • $370-$750
  • North, south, east and central locations

4. Austin Zoo Camp

  • Hours: 9:30 am – 4 pm
  • Ages: 6-12 years (varies by week)
  • $375 (members) – $425 (non-members)

5. Zach Theatre

  • Hours: 9 am to 3:45 pm (extended care to 5:30 available)
  • Ages: K-12th grade (varies by camp)
  • Downtown and north locations

6. Kidventure Camp

  • Hours: 8 am to 3 pm (and overnight camps available)
  • Ages: 3-16 years
  • $360-$380
  • Locations: Central and west

7. Austin City Parks

  • Hours: 7:30 am to 6 pm
  • Ages: 5-16 years (varies by camp)
  • Price varies by camp and residency
  • Cultural and art, nature, and community recreation camps available

8. Thinkery

  • Hours: Thinkery 9 am to 3 pm (aftercare available); other locations vary
  • Ages: Rising Kindergarten through 5th grade at Thinkery; 1st through 5th grade at other locations
  • $385-$425
  • Thinkery and Indeed at Domain

9. Sportball

  • Hours: 9 am to 1 pm
  • $225-$300
  • Ages: 3-9 years
  • West Austin Youth Association (more locations could be added)

10. Soccer Shots

  • Hours: 9 am to 12 pm
  • Ages: 3-8 years

11. YMCA Camps

  • Hours: 7:15 am to 6:30 pm (some locations vary)
  • Ages: 4-13 years
  • $260-$340

12. Dancers Workshop

  • Hours: 9 am to 12 pm (5-9 year olds can stay until 3 pm)
  • Ages: 3-10 years

13. Girl Start

  • Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Ages: Girls entering 4th to 8th grade
  • $450

14. ATX Kids Club

  • Hours: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • Ages: 4-12 years old
  • $475

15. Austin Film Festival

  • Hours: Varies
  • Ages: 9-18 years old
  • $250-$495
  • First Baptist Church, 901 Trinity St.

16. McKinney Roughs LCRA Camp

  • Hours: 9 am to 4 pm
  • Ages: 5-15
  • $275-$500

17. Tiny Art House

  • Hours: 10 am to 2 pm
  • Ages: 5-12 years old
  • $300
  • Location on FM 2769 near Lake Travis

18. Jump! Gymnastics

  • Hours: 8:30 am to 3 pm; or 9 am to 1 pm
  • Ages: 3-10 years old
  • $325-$415
  • North, south and Domain locations

19. Crux Crushers Climbing Camp

  • Hours: 9 am to 1 pm
  • Ages: 6-12 years old
  • $325-$375
  • Central and South locations

20. Chaparral Ice

  • Hours: 8 am to 6 pm
  • Ages: 5-14 years old
  • Location at Northcross near Mopac and W. Anderson Ln.

21. Kid’s Yoga and Mindful Art Summer Camp (Info for 2024 not yet released)

  • Hours: 9:30 am to 1:30 pm (2023)
  • Ages: Kindergarten – 8th grade (2023)
  • Held by ATX Yoga Girl at Casa de Luz for 4 weeks this summer (2023)

22. Little Land

  • Hours: 9 am to 2 pm
  • Ages: 2-6 years old
  • $80/day up to $300/week
  • Several locations

23. JWSD Summer Dance Camps

  • Hours: 10 am to 3 pm
  • Ages: 4-10 years old
  • $350
  • Northeast Location

24. Ceramic Lodge (2024 information not released yet)

  • 2023 – Hours: 11:30 am -1:30 pm or 2:30-4:30 pm (or both)
  • 2023 – Ages: 5 years and up
  • Round Rock

25. Mad Science

  • Times vary. Half day and full day possibilities.
  • $144-$431
  • Lots of locations

26. Foodie ATX Summer Camp

  • Hours: 9 am to noon (ages 4-8); 1-4 pm (9+)
  • Ages: 4+ years old
  • $400-$425
  • Located in Northwest Austin

27. KidStrong Camp

  • 4-9 years old
  • $300
  • Multiple locations

28. Satsuma Art Space

  • 9 am – 12 pm
  • Through RRISD
  • Entering Kindergarten through 4th grade
  • $246
  • Round Rock ISD elementary schools

29. UTeach Outreach Summer Camps

  • STEM camp options for completed 3rd through 12th grades
  • $599-$2500 ($2500 is for a 5-week camp)
  • University of Texas at Austin

Looking for Spring Break camps? Check out my 2024 blog post for ideas.

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