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ArtsAndCrafts-.jpgDay Camps Summer 2014


Allen Texas Kids Day Camps for Summer 2014 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.

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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Made of Sugar & Spice Girly Girl Parties

Phone: 972.693.6141
Email: info@madeofsugarandspice.com
Address: 207 N Kentucky, McKinney, TX
Google Map: click here
Location: Located in historic downtown McKinney.
Hours: Mon - Thu 6/23 - 6/26, Fri 6/27, Mon - Thu 7/7 - 7/10, Fri 7/11, Mon - Thu 7/14 - 7/17, Fri 7/18, Mon - Thu 7/21 - 7/24, Fri 7/25/, Mon - Thu 7/28 - 7/31, Fri 8/1, Mon - Thu 8/4 - 8/7, Fri 8/8, Fri 8/18, Fri 8/19
Ages: 4-9 yrs; mature 3 yr olds welcome
Cost: $110+ tax 4-day camp & $40+ tax 1-day camp

It's our 10th year of FABULOUS & FUN Summer Camps and we have some NEW themes in addition to our Signature themes! Join us for our 4-day Princess Camp, 4-day Diva Rock Star Camp, 4-day Under The Sea Camp, 1-day Fancy Nancy Posh Pet, 1-day Spa Girl, 1-day Purplicious and 1-day Back-To-School Camp. Our 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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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!


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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
Ages: 5 - 12 ys
Cost: We offer have session pricing and weekly rates!

Our Kids 'R' Kids Camp Nature is a summer camp you’ll never forget as we explore, examine, create, share, and have a blast in a variety of extraordinary clubs and field trips! Our tuition INCLUDES: meals, field trips, music, technology and Spanish classes, fitness/sports adventures, and all activities! Junior and Senior Camps are available for children ages 5-12.

 

Critter Camp

Phone: 972-562-0583
Email: reservations@cathys-critters.com
Address: 7422 County Road 466 Princeton, TX 75407
Google Map: click here
Location: Cathy's Critters Farm
Hours: June - August @ 9am - 5pm
Ages: Ages 5 - 12

"Critter Camp" is a week-long exploration of the farm, animal care, science, fun, and games. 2014 will be our fifth year operating the camp! Various weekly camp themes include Horse Care, Science, Organic Gardening, Goat Milking and so much more!

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.
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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.

 


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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 during post-production, creating a DVD, and more! Students will also learn on air confidence, reading comprehension, research skills, editing skills, team work as well as preparedness.

City of Allen Parks & Rec Camps


Check us out for a wide variety of summer camps & programs. Registration for Summer programs begin March 17 for residents and March 19 for non-residents.

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.

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 - 12pm
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.

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.

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.

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: $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.

Animal Adventures Summer Camps

Phone: 469-554-7300
Email: education@dallaszoo.com
Address: 650 S. RL Thornton Freeway, Dallas, TX
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.