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ArtsAndCrafts-.jpgDay Camps Summer 2014

Plano Texas Half Day & Day Camps for Summer 2014 for boys & girls are listed in our online directory below. Day camps such as in Plano such as Adventure Playcare, Bricks 4 Kidz, Robots-4-u and many more have programs that offer arts & crafts, field trips, fun and games, etc.

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Bricks 4 Kidz

Phone: 214-784-0687
Email: lgrierson@bricks4kidz.com
Location: Legacy Church, 4501 Legacy Dr, Plano, TX 75024
Hours: June 23-27, June30-July3, July 14-18, July 21-25; 9am-12pm and 1-4pm
Ages: 3-13
Cost: 145.00 to 195.00

We have 9 awesome camps planned for our Plano location this summer! Our Junior Builders (3-4 years) will "go to the zoo." For campers 5 and up we have great themes like Star Wars, CHI Challenge and Spinning Ninjas. And for our 8 and up crowd we have Robotics, Comic Creator and Movie Making camps. Loved the LEGO® movie? Come make your own movie!

Hawaiian Falls Splash Camp

Phone: 972-232-2917
Address: 4400 Paige Road, The Colony
Google Map: click here
Location: Garland, The Colony, Mansfield and now Roanoke!
Hours: June 9 - August 11, 2014 @ 9am - 4pm; Extended hours available
Ages: 6-14 yrs
Cost: Prices vary, see website for details.

Hawaiian Falls Summer Splash Camps are a great way for your kids to stay cool this summer! Kids, ages 6-14, will enjoy a week-long camp full of cool activities, character building lessons and summer fun. Each Splash Camper gets a 2014 Season Pass, daily lunch during camp and t-shirt.  Hawaiian Falls Summer Camps: Camp H20, Junior Lifeguard Camp, and a Leader in Training Program.

Hawaiian Falls Splash Camps are safe and fun for your kids and available all summer long! Space is limited so sign up today on our website!

Save Money with a Hawaiian Falls Splash Camps 2014 Coupon on our Coupon Page

Kreative Kidz Partyz

Phone: 972-378-3682
Email: info@kreativekidzpartyz.com
Address: 6529 W. Plano Pkwy Suite E, Plano TX
Google Map: click here
Hours: June - August 2013 @10am - 2pm - Tues - Thurs
Ages: 4-8 years
Cost: $125/camper + $15 supply fee waived before May 25th.

Come join us at Kreaive Kidz Partyz for 3 day of Magical themed camps full of costumes, crafts, games, face painting, bounce house & much much more! 6/24 The Good Gugs,7/2 Fairy for the Day -$45,7/8 Pretty Princess,7/15 Divalicious Craft,7/22 Magical Treasure Hunt, 7/29 Fancy Extravaganza, 8/5 Sweet Aprons & Icing With 7 sessions through the summer your children can immerse themselves into imaginations! Space is limited! These awesome camps were sold out last year!
Save Money with a Kreative Kidz Partyz 2014 Coupon on our Coupon Page

Tiger Kicks Martial Arts

Phone: 972-747-7300
Email: kimstigerkicks@gmail.com
Address: 2300 McDermott Road Suite 500 Plano, TX 75025 (SW Corner of McDermott and Custer)
Google Map: click here
Location: Plano, Frisco, Allen, McKinney
Hours: 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Ages: 3 to 13 yrs
Cost: $150 per week! (8:30am to 3pm)

Spend your summer with us! Whether you choose from one week or the entire summer, you are sure to have a fun time!  Campers experience daily martial arts training, participate in team building games, complete art projects, learn the Korean language, make lasting friendships, take a daily field trip (swimming, movies, Chuck E. Cheese, Jump Street, Sci-Tech Museum, ice skating, and others) and much more! Field trips & extended care 7AM/6PM are an additional fee. Sibling discount available!
Save Money with a Tiger Kicks Martial Arts 2014 Coupon on our Coupon Page

Adventure Kids Playcare

Phone: 972-612-5400
Address: 2432 Preston Road # 320, Plano
Google Map: click here
Hours: June - August - Mon.-Fri. @ 9am -1pm or 1pm - 4pm
Ages: 2 - 12yrs
Cost: $30/child; $15/siblings

Come have fun at Adventure Kids Playcare all summer long.The best part about our camp is that you can drop in for a day or come for the whole summer.We will keep you entertained as our themes change weekly.

All of our camps include a hot lunch, games, craft and snacks. We also offer All Day Rates.


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Bricks 4 Kidz

Phone: (972) 849-4935
Email: rzdrojewski@sbcglobal.net
Address: 8408 Stacy Road McKinney, TX 75070
Google Map: click here
Ages: 5 - 12 yrs
Cost: $175 -$195

Join us this summer at the new Bricks 4 Kidz Creativity Center in McKinney. Our camp themes and activities are specifically designed for children ages 5-12. Your child/children will have barrels of fun (and learn a bunch) as they use LEGO® bricks to explore the world of engineering, architecture and animation movie making through an open, friendly, and team-based environment. Let our trained staff of instructors help give your child/children the ultimate camp experience.

Save Money with a Bricks 4 Kidz Camps 2014 Coupon on our Coupon Page

Jump N Art

Phone: 214-387-9662
Address: 7164 Technology Drive, Frisco
Google Map: click here
Location: Pump It Up
Hours: 3 days/week from 9:30am - 2:30pm (Tues, Wed, & Thurs)
Ages: 5 - 10 years old

Come experience the best camp around: art using fabulous mediums like clay, paint & canvas and more along with bouncing, activities and tons of FUN! Throw in some special visitors like traveling petting zoos and magicians and you have the only camp in town where creativity meets physical activity!



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Camp Tonkawa Outdoor Learning Center, Inc.

Phone: (940) 440-8382
Email: camptonkawa@gmail.com
Address: 1036 County Road 203 Collinsville, TX 76233
Google Map: click here
Hours: Many choices check web site
Ages: ALL
Cost: Varies with each camp

Day events include: Spring Festival April 26 family event, Summer Nature Connection Day Camps July 21-25, Horsmanship Day Camp. Our Mission: To connect adults and children to Nature. We accomplish this with our hands-on teaching of the ancient Native American skills of nature awareness and primitive wilderness survival.
Save Money with a Camp Tonkawa Outdoor Learning Center, Inc. DAY CAMPS 2014 Coupon on our Coupon Page

Heritage Hill Equestrian Center

Phone: 972-734-9800
Google Map: click here
Location: (13 mi east of Highway 75 in Allen)
Hours: Starting in June - Mon - Fri @ 8:30am - 5pm
Ages: Boys & Girls ages 7-13yrs
Cost: $225/wk


Heritage Hill is a Children's Horsemanship Day Camp with 24 years in business!

An exciting summer day camp adventure -  Riding Lessons, Trail Horse Care, Horseshow, Cook-out & more!  Our friendly and experienced staff supervise all/ activities.  Campers will end their week by participating in a fun horse show on Fridays.


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Cooking Camp

Phone: 469-422-8321
Email: scott@1stClassKids.org
Address: 6701 Coit Rd. Plano, TX
Google Map: click here
Location: Carpenter Park Recreation Center
Hours: July 14 thru August 22
Ages: 6-10; 7-12; and 10-14
Cost: $120/child

Campers will have a blast learning about the world of cooking. Taught by experienced Chef/educator. Available Cooking Camps: Math Chefs, Science Chefs and Tween. Please see our website for details.

Dallas Arboretum

Phone: 214-515-6500
Address: 8525 Garland Road, Dallas TX
Google Map: click here
Hours: June - Aug
Ages: preschool - 8th grade separated by age
Cost: Prices vary, see website.

Various camps from Little Critters to Creepy Crawlies to Science explorers camp. See website for details.

Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center

Phone: 469-526-1980
Email: mcopeland@audubon.org
Address: 1206 W FM 1382 Cedar Hill, TX 75104
Google Map: click here
Location: Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center
Hours: various camps June - Aug
Ages: preschoolers up to 12 years old
Cost: prices vary per camp

Summer camp at the Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center is bounding into its second year with more weeks offered and new programs. Come join us for a week of fun and educational adventures in our 205 acre outdoor classroom located just 16 miles southwest of downtown Dallas.  Our day-camp curriculums focus on hands-on exploration, play and experiential learning.  Depending on the weekly theme, campers may become zoologists, artists, or field biologists all while learning about teamwork and sustainability.

Log Cabin Village Camps

Phone: 817-392-5881
Address: 2100 Log Cabin Village Ln. Fort Worth, TX 76109
Google Map: click here
Location: Log Cabin Village
Hours: One day camps in June most are @ 9am - 12pm
Ages: children going into 1st--6th grade.
Cost: $15/child

Various camps including Wagons West, Embroidery, Celebrating Texas Style & Sandpaper Whittling.

ParkwayHills Baptist Church Day Camps

Phone: 972-403-1010 Ext. 127
Address: 2700 Dallas Parkway Plano, TX 75093
Google Map: click here
Location: ParkwayHills Baptist Church
Hours: July thru August/ 9 a.m. - 12 noon (M-F)
Ages: COMPLETED 1st - 5th grade
Cost: $35.00 per camp

ParkwayHills Baptist Church offers an assortment of Day Camps: Weird Science, American Girl Club (girls), Lego Camp (boys), Manners Camp, and K Camp (Completed Kindergarteners). Please visit our website for registration and details! 

Discovery Camp

Phone: 214.428.5555 x8
Address: 2201 N. Field Street Dallas, TX 75201
Google Map: click here
Location: Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Hours: 8 weekly options from 6/16 to 8/22 @ 9am-3pm
Ages: Grades K-6
Cost: Members: $260/wk; Non-members: $285/wk

Each week long session includes age-appropriate activities and experiments for each grade, along with exciting hands-on projects and visits to our cooler-than-cool exhibit halls. Summer Discovery Camp combines hands-on exploration and activity with stimulating scientific concepts to keep young minds sharp over summer vacation.

Russell Creek YMCA Teen Camp

Phone: 214-705-9459
Address: 3300 McDermott Rd., Plano, Texas 75025
Google Map: click here
Location: Russell Creek YMCA
Hours: Weekly camps are June9th - Aug 22nd @ 7am-6pm - Camp begins at 9am
Ages: 12 - 15 yrs
Cost: $215/Members; $240/Non-Members

Students will work together on teams encouraging youth development and social responsibility.  See the detailed weekly schedule for weekly activities.

Science Camp at St. Andrew UMC

Address: 5801 W. Plano Parkway, Plano, TX 75093
Google Map: click here
Location: St. Andrew UMC
Hours: July 28 -Aug 1 @ 9am - 12pm
Ages: rising K-4th graders
Cost: $90 per child

We will be exploring different aspects of science using our 5 senses during this week.

SMU-in-Plano Summer Youth Program

Phone: 972-473-3412
Email: smu.summer@smu.edu
Address: 5236 Tennyson Pkwy, Plano, TX 75024
Google Map: click here
Location: Conveniently located off the Dallas North Tollway near The Shops at Legacy
Hours: June -August. Weekly half-day sessions with extended day and supervised lunch options.
Ages: Grades K-12
Cost: $199 and more for half-day session, depending on the course

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN. Give your kids-or grandkids a creative, fun and educational experience this summer at SMU-in-Plano. We offer more than 60 one-week enrichment workshops for students entering grades K-12. Everything from Robotics, Lego, Creative Arts, Digital Media etc. See website for all camps.

Dallas Zoo Summer Camps

Phone: 469-554-7300
Email: education@dallaszoo.com
Address: 650 S. RL Thornton Freeway, Dallas, TX 75203
Google Map: click here
Location: The Dallas Zoo
Hours: June 16 - August 15, 2014; 9am-3pm with extended day options
Ages: Entering Preschool - 12th Grade (separated by age)
Cost: $45-$265 (depending on camp)

Explore summer camps at the Dallas Zoo! Camps are jam-packed with exciting and educational tours, arts and crafts, games, and up-close animal encounters. Single day and weeklong camps available.

Summer Programming Camps

Location: UT Dallas campus & other locations around the metroplex
Hours: June 6 – August 22, 2014
Ages: 3rd grade - Adult

80 programming camps on Scratch, Logo, Robots, Alice, JavaScript, Java, C++, GameMaker, Animation, Mindcraft MODs and more.

Camp Chippewa

Phone: 469.524.9832
Address: 3300 McDermott, Plano, TX
Google Map: click here
Location: YMCA Russell Creek
Hours: June 9 - August 22nd; 7am – 6:30pm; camp begins at 9am
Ages: 5-12 yrs
Cost: $145for Members & $175Non-members

Camps focus on building character by nurturing the potential of each child and encouraging social responsibility. Campers are outdoors 80% or more. Lunch & snacks are provided.

Urban Adventures Travel Camp

Phone: 214-954-0500
Location: Colin County YMCA
Hours: Weekly June - Aug 2014
Ages: 5-12 yrs

Urban Adventure Camps offers a unique opportunity for campers to experience fun and exciting walking and bus fieldtrips exploring the metroplexes city centers. Two to three fieldtrips per week will be held. This is an excellent opportunity for families who commute downtown daily! Camps will Trip at least once a week. Breakfast & Lunch are provided.