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ArtsAndCrafts-.jpgDay Camps Summer 2015

Allen Texas Kids Day Camps for Summer 2015 for boys & girls are listed in our online directory below. Day camps in Allen have programs that offer arts & crafts, field trips, fun and games, etc. For our sponsoring Allen Day camps, please click on their name if it is underlined (a hyperlink) to learn more about them.

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Have some free time when the kids aren't in camp? Explore Dallas Fort Worth with Kidding Around Town, our unique family "edu-tainment" guide. This "must" in every parent's tool kit lists 100s of places to go in DFW with age-appropriate activities to build their brains.

Research has proven the more you take your kids to museums, zoos and other places and engage their brains, they will grow up to be smarter! Our book shows you how.

Kids 'R' Kids of West Allen

Phone: 214-667-7777
Email: info@kidsrkidsallen.com
Address: 1223 North Alma Drive, Allen, Texas 75013
Google Map: click here
Hours: All summer long
Ages: 5 - 12 ys
Cost: We offer have session pricing and weekly rates!

Join us for the Ultimate American Road Trip! Now registering for Preschool thru 12 years old Full-Day Program. We'll pack our imaginary bags and plot a course for adventure during this jam-packed ten-week virtual tour of our nation -- making friends and memories all along the way!


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.

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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!

Made of Sugar & Spice Parties

Phone: 972.693.6141
Email: info@madeofsugarandspice.com
Address: 207 N Kentucky, McKinney, TX 75069
Google Map: click here
Location: Located in historic downtown McKinney
Hours: Mon - Thu 6/15 - 6/18; Fri 6/19; Mon - Thu 6/22 - 6/25; Fri 6/26; Mon - Thu 6/29 - 7/2; Fri 7/3; Mon - Thu 7/6 - 7/9; Fri 7/10; Mon - Thu 7/13 - 7/16; Fri 7/17; Mon - Thu 8/3 - 8/6; Fri 8/7; Mon - Tue 8/10 - 8/11
Ages: 4-9 yrs; mature 3 yr olds welcome
Cost: $120+ tax 4-day camp; $65+tax 2-day camp; $45+ tax 1-day camp

It's our 11th year of FABULOUS & FUN Summer Camps and we're excited about our NEW themes! Join us for our 4-day Once Upon A Time, 4-day Rock Around the World, 4-day Under The Sea, 1-day Fancy Nancy Posh Pet, 1-day Girl Power, 1-day PJ and 2-day Back-To-School Camps! Camps fill quickly and have a limited number of spots. Call to register or visit us online, a 50% non-refundable deposit is required.
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Creekwood UMC Day Camps

Phone: 2145448050
Email: wmcconney@creekwoodumc.org
Address: Creekwood UMC 261 Country Club Road. Fairview, TX 75002
Google Map: click here
Location: Children's Center at Creekwood United Methodist Church.
Hours: June 1-5, July 6-10, july 20-24, August 3-7 9 AM to 1:30 PM
Ages: 3 years (by May 31st 2015) to completed 1st grade
Cost: $100 per week $50.00 deposit

Each week is packed with fun activities designed to keep your child busy, entertained, and learning. Visit our website to view the fun one week camps offered.

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.

Junior Police Academy

Phone: 214-509-4359
Email: jason_adams@allenisd.org
Address: 300 Rivercrest Blvd, Allen TX
Google Map: click here
Location: Allen High School
Hours: June - Aug - Mon - Fri@ 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: For students entering the 7th, 8th, an 9th grades
Cost: Free

The Allen Police Department offers students the opportunity to experience law enforcement first-hand as part of an annual Junior Police Academy summer camp program. Students will learn the basic functions of a working police department. Students will have the opportunity to practice what they learn in practical exercises.

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.

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.

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.

SPCA of Texas in Dallas

Address: 3900 Rugged Dr, Dallas, TX 75224
Location: Bishop Dunne High School in Dallas
Hours: Choose camps June-August; 9am-3pm
Ages: 8-11 yrs

Critter Camp is a wonderful opportunity for children to learn about important values such as kindness and love and provides the perfect setting for your child to learn more about appropriate animal care during their summer break. Activities include guest speakers and games as well as opportunities to learn more about the SPCA of Texas and issues in animal welfare.

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".

Dallas Zoo Wild Adventures 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 15 - August 14, 2015; 9am-3pm with extended day options
Ages: Entering Preschool - 12th Grade (separated by age)
Cost: prices vary per camp, see website for details

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.

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.