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ArtsAndCrafts-.jpgDay Camps Summer 2015

Plano Texas Half Day & Day Camps for Summer 2015 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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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 (bowling, movies, Chuck E. Cheese, Jump Street, laser tag, 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 2015 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.

 

Save Money with a Adventure Kids Playcare Plano 2012 - not edited for current Coupon on our Coupon Page

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 - not edited for current Coupon on our Coupon Page

Explore Horizons Enrichment and Tutoring Centers

Phone: 972-739-7025
Email: plano.tx@explore-horizons.com
Address: 6921 Independence Parkway, Suite 100, Plano, Texas 75023
Google Map: click here
Location: On the corner of Independence and Legacy. Around the corner from Taj Grocers
Hours: Dates throughout August
Ages: grades 2-8
Cost: $150 for a 1 week camp. $195 for 1 week + Math & Reading Booster

Our math, reading & writing 'Back to School Boot-Camps' are designed to develop the academic potential of children over the summer break in a way that is engaging and motivational. Children will avoid the academic regression that can occur over the long break from school and be inspired to learn new skills and develop increased confidence for success in the next school year!
Save Money with a Explore Horizons Learning Camps 2015 Coupon on our Coupon Page

Hawaiian Falls Wave Camp

Phone: 972-232-2917
Address: 4400 Paige Road, The Colony
Google Map: click here
Location: Garland, The Colony, Mansfield, Roanoke and White Settlement
Hours: June - August - Mon - Thurs @8am - 3pm; Fri @ 8am - 2pm
Ages: entering kindergarten through sixth grade this fall
Cost: Prices vary, see website for details.

New this year! Wave Camp combines the thrill of a water park with the purposeful programming of Sky Ranch Christian Camp.  Wave Camp is designed to help children build character and to strengthen the foundation for their faith in Jesus Christ all while enjoying crazy camp activities, Bible exploration, and water rides.

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


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
Cost: $150/session

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!

 

 

Save Money with a Pump it Up Jump N Art 2015 (I edited) Coupon on our Coupon Page

Heritage Hill Equestrian Center

Phone: 972-734-9800
Address: COLLIN COUNTY RD 392
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

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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.

 


Save Money with a Heritage Hill Equestrian Center 2011 AL PL - not edited for current Coupon on our Coupon Page

iD Tech Camps: Code, Game, Create!

Phone: 1-888-709-8324
Email: info@iDTech.com
Address: Dallas, TX.
Location: Held at the University of Texas at Dallas, Southern Methodist University, Stanford, and 100+ prestigious campuses nationwide.
Hours: Summer: Jun-July
Ages: 7-17
Cost: $849+

Code, game, create! At iD Tech Camps, students ages 7-17 code apps, design video games, mod with Minecraft, engineer robots, build websites, produce movies, and more. Kids meet new friends and gain a competitive edge for school and future STEM careers.

RARE Learning Film Camps

Phone: 972-567-1771
Email: info@rarelearning.com
Address: Local Recreation Center
Location: Allen, McKinney, Grapevine, Irving, Lewisville, Plano & Frisco (Frisco Athletic Center) Recreation Centers
Hours: Week long classes - Call for Dates
Ages: 9-15 yrs
Cost: Est. 145

Make a short film in only a week! Classes will consist of understanding video production,demonstrating their talents, conducting pre-production, shooting the film, editing principles during post-production, creating a DVD, and more! Students will also learn on air confidence, reading comprehension, inter-personal skills, team work as well as preparedness.
Save Money with a RARE Learning Film Camps 2015 Coupon on our Coupon Page

Boys & Girls Clubs of Plano

Phone: 972-424-6301
Address: 1111 H Avenue, Plano TX
Google Map: click here

Our camps include activities such as Arts & Crafts, Games, Dances, Parties, Ping Pong & FoosBall Tournaments, Reading and Math time etc. and much more!

Eagle Aviation Camp

Phone: 817-967-1560
Address: 4601 Texas Highway 360 at FAA Road Fort Worth, Texas 76155
Google Map: click here
Location: C. R. Smith Flight Museum
Hours: June - July Mon - Fri @8am - 4:30pm
Ages: students entering 5th grade through 8th grade
Cost: $250/Members; $300/Non-members

A unique opportunity to experience the world of aviation through a week of tours of aviation facilities and fun educational activities. Meet aviation professionals who share their experiences.

Canyon Creek Christian Academy Summer Camps

Phone: 972-231-4890 ext 7767
Email: lauren.rigsby@cccatx.org
Address: 2800 Custer Parkway, Plano TX
Google Map: click here
Location: Canyon Creek Christian Academy
Hours: July 27-31
Ages: 1st-5th grade
Cost: $150-$300 weekly

We explore the lives of American Girl Dolls. Bring your favorite dolls as we make crafts, explore literature, music, fashion and games from the era of each doll.

Canyon Creek Christian Academy Day Camps

Phone: 972-231-4890 ext 7767
Email: lauren.rigsby@cccatx.org
Address: 2800 Custer Parkway
Google Map: click here
Location: Canyon Creek Christian Academy
Hours: July 13-17
Ages: 5-11
Cost: $150-$300 weekly

With the guidance of an experienced Playwell instructor, build engineer-designed projects such as boats, bridges, mazes and motorized cars, and use special pieces to create your own unique design!

ARTcation Summer Camp

Phone: 214-979-6435
Email: education@crowcollection.org
Address: 2010 Flora Street Dallas, Texas 75201
Google Map: click here
Location: Crow Collection of Asian Art
Hours: June 8-12 and June 15-19 @ 9 am – 5 pm
Ages: 6 - 12 yrs
Cost: $200 for Friends of the Crow Collection; $300 for the public

Send your children abroad without ever leaving Dallas! Touch, taste, smell, feel, listen, and see the rich cultures and art of Asia. At the Crow Collection of Asian Art’s ARTcation Summer Camp, your children will fully immerse themselves in Asian culture through yoga, art-making, and cuisine. This week-long day camp is taught by local contemporary artists.

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.

Heritage Farmstead Museum Day Camps

Phone: 972-881-0140
Email: vjames@hertiagefarmstead.org
Address: 1900 West 15th Street, Plano
Google Map: click here
Location: Heritage Farmstead Museum
Hours: Pioneer Camp: June 9-13 and July 7-11. Creek Camp June 23-27, July 21-25, and August 4-8. Camp runs from 9:00am-1:00pm.
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $200 per week or $65 per day

Experience old fashioned fun at one of our two exciting summer camps - Creek Camp or Pioneer camp. New this year - Junior Historian Camp (ages 11 - 16 yrs)

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.

Lone Star Circus School Summer Camp

Phone: 214-206-1449
Address: 4335 N. Beltwood Pkwy Farmers Branch, TX 75244
Google Map: click here
Location: The Palaestra
Hours: June 15-19, July 6-10, July 20-24, 2015 @ 9am - 12pm
Ages: 5 - 8 yrs
Cost: $50 per day or $225 per child for the entire week

Kids, here’s your chance to runaway with the circus for a week. Discover the thrill of becoming a circus star! We inspire campers to discover their unique sense of creative expression by providing opportunities to reach new potentials and expand skills.

LONE STAR CIRCUS SCHOOL SUMMER CAMP is a day-camp experience designed to introduce children at any level of physical development and skill the excitement of circus arts including aerial silks, aerial ring, trapeze, juggling, contortion, rolla bolla, trampoline, clowning and balancing.

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 6 - 31, 9 a.m. - 12 noon (M-F)
Ages: COMPLETED K- 5th grade
Cost: $40 - $50

ParkwayHills Baptist Church offers an assortment of Day Camps: Drama, Lego (Boys), American Girl Club (Girls), Dodgeball (Boys), Cheer (Girls) *DODGEBALL & CHEER CAMP HELD @ TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY.

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: June - August
Ages: Grades K-6
Cost: Members: $320/wk; Non-members: $360/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.

Discovery Camp Jr

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: June - August
Ages: 3-4 years old
Cost: Members: $226/wk; Non-Members: $250/wk

Our week long day camps cover a colorful array of science topics, using hands-on learning and creativity emphasized through each educational adventure.

Summer Safety Camp

Email: SummerSafetyCamp@cor.gov
Address: Richardson Police and Fire Substation
Google Map: click here
Location: 2003 E. Renner Rd. Richardson, Texas 75082
Hours: June - August 9am - 12pm
Ages: completed K thru 3rd GRADE
Cost: $10/child

Safety Camps sponsored by the Richardson Police Department and is designed to give children information about how to stay safe. Kids will see videos and listen to on-site speakers about 9-1-1, Stranger Danger, Internet Safety, Animal Safety, Poison Safety, Water Safety and much more.

Science Camp at St. Andrew UMC

Address: 5801 W. Plano Parkway, Plano, TX 75093
Google Map: click here
Location: St. Andrew UMC
Hours: July 27-31, 2015 @ 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.

Sea World Summer Camps

Phone: (800) 700-7786
Address: 10500 SeaWorld Drive, San Antonio, TX 78251-3002
Google Map: click here
Hours: Dates June - August
Ages: Grades 5 and up

Explore the world of animals by doing up-close, hands-on activities - while having a blast with other campers from across the U.S. and around the world. Campers discover magnificent animals behind the scenes, while they come face to face with marine life

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: see website for pricing

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.

Texas Women University Fashion Camps

Phone: 940.898.2661
Email: ft@twu.edu
Address: Old Main Building 415 P.O. Box 425529 Denton, TX 76204-5529
Location: TWU Denton Campus
Hours: various camps June - July 2015
Ages: Ages 10-18

Offered by Texas Woman's University- Programs in Fashion & Textile. See website for details on Junior or Teen Fashion camp. Click the link for EARLY BIRD SPECIALS.

No one can ever begin too early to develop a "passion for design".

The Ark Preschool

Phone: 972-612-7293
Email: thearkpreschool@rlc-elca.org
Address: 1919 Independence Pkwy Plano, TX
Google Map: click here
Location: Resurrection Lutheran Church Ark Preschool
Hours: June - Aug
Ages: 4 months to 7 years
Cost: see website for pricing

The Ark Preschool will be offering seven camps this summer. Each camp will have its own unique theme, and will be independent of all other camps.

Trinity River Audubon Center

Phone: 214-309-5812
Email: gmartinez@audubon.org
Address: 6500 South Loop 12 Dallas, TX 75217
Google Map: click here
Location: Trinity River Audubon Center
Hours: June 8 - July 31 @ 9am - 3pm
Ages: preschoolers up to 12 years old
Cost: prices vary per camp

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.

Camp Chippewa

Phone: 469.348.9622
Email: jtaylor@ymcadallas.org
Address: 3300 McDermott, Plano, TX
Google Map: click here
Location: Russell Creek YMCA
Hours: June 6 - Aug 21, 2015
Ages: 6-12 years
Cost: $145/members; $175/non-members


Urban Adventures Travel Camp

Phone: 214-954-0500
Location: Colin County YMCA
Hours: Weekly June - Aug 2015
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.