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Summer Camp Guide – MORE UPDATED LISTINGS!

(Summer 2013) Can’t decide which summer camp option is right for your child? Blue Ribbon News is spotlighting some of our area’s best and most popular summer camps and programs.

Mary DeMuth, author of14 books, including 150 Quick Questions to Get Your Kids Talking, has some great advice on how to discover your child’s unique gifts and get them engaged in summer camp activities that will entertain, educate and inspire them. Check her latest column out at Blue Ribbon News here: Discover your child’s unique gifts

CAMP LISTINGS:

ART-TASTIC

Summer Camps & Classes, Ages 2 years +

Try a free one-hour art class before enrolling in summer camp: Tuesday, May 28 from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. for ages 6 years and older; or Wednesday, May 20 from 4 to 5 p.m. for ages 9 years and older. At Hobby Lobby, Rockwall.  Reserve your child’s place by emailing or calling or 469-338-9960.

522 Presidio Drive, Rockwall

art-tasticrockwall.com

 

ART’S A BLAST

Weekly Summer Art Camps

For kids ages 4 to 18. Arts & crafts, drawing, painting & sculpting.

2845 Ridge Road, Rockwall

artsablast.com     

469-300-1416

ASI GYMNASTICS

Camp Survivor

When school is out, camp is in! Two sessions per day, 8am-1pm & 1pm-6pm., ages 3 & up. Sign up online or call.

204 S. Lakeshore Drive, Rockwall

asigymnastics.com   

972-772-5510  

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF ROCKWALL COUNTY

Adventure Camp  

Experience a full day of exploration, fun & learning. Ages 6-18, $50/mo, breakfast & lunch incl., 8:30am-6:30pm. Limited space.

901 E. InterurbanSt., Rockwall

bgcrockwall.com

972-722-2462 

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF ROCKWALL COUNTY, ROYSE CITY

Adventure Camp  

Experience a full day of exploration, fun & learning. Ages 6-18, $50/mo, lunch incl., 8:30am-6:30pm. Limited space.

1400 FM 1777, Royse City

bgcrockwall.com

972-722-2462 

 

BRICKS 4 KIDZ

Learn, build and play…with LEGO bricks

Summer camps include Animal Grossology, Remote Control Mania, Space Adventures, Mining & Crafting, SuperHero Academy, Movie Making, Robotics & a special Bricks 4 Girls camp. Most camps are offered 9 a.m. -noon & 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Mon/Wed & Tue/Thur schedules also available.

bricks4kidz.com/texas-rockwall-rowlett

214-425-6720

 

CHILDRENS LIGHTHOUSE OF ROCKWALL

Summer Camp-Journey through the United States

Every week a new journey! Awesome field trips 3-4 times a week, arts & crafts, onsite activities & more!

3009N Goliad, Rockwall

childrenslighthouseofrockwall.com  

972-771-3330 

 

CITY OF ROCKWALL

31 Different Summer Camps!

Cheer Camp, Comic Book Camp, Fashion Designer, Lego Logo, Rocket Ride to Space & more. Limited space.

Register at The Center, 108 E. Washington, Rockwall

rockwall.com/parks    

972-771-7740 

 

DALLAS ARBORETUM CAMP

Summer Camps

Arts & crafts, science & nature, and academics camp sessions for ages 3 and up.

8525 Garland Road,Dallas

DallasArboretum.org   

214-515-6500  

 

DALLAS CHILDREN’S THEATER

Performing Arts Camps

ShowBiz Summer & Teen Conservatory: acting, musical theater, comedy, moving making for ages 3 ½ to teen.

Rosewood Center, 5938 Skillman, Dallas

dct.org    

214-978-0110 

 

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH HEATH

Football Camp

Coach Guy Morriss, NFL Superbowl XV, 8:30-1:30 Saturday, June 8. Ages 7-12.

972-771-8275

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Summer Mission Camp, June 24-28, 9:30-noon

K-8, Bible stories, fun outings & mission work in the community.

$15 includes T-shirt, one outing & pizza party.

602 White Hills Drive, Rockwall

firstpresrockwall.org    

972-771-5702 

 

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Ark Adventure Days

Create, imagine & explore on high seas, rainforests & Wild West adventures.

T-W-Th July 9-25, 9am-1:30pm. 3 yrs-completed 2nd grade.

1200 E. Yellowjacket Lane, Rockwall

thearkrockwall.com   

972-771-5501 

 

GALAXY RANCH 

Summer Day Camps

Blast from the Past Summer. Come for the week or all summer. Choose from a variety of theme-based weeks. K-6th grade.

1835 TL Townsend, Rockwall

GalaxyRanchPrivateSchool.com    

972-772-9798 

 

HEARD MUSEUM 

Summer Nature Camps

Explore the wonders of the outdoors, encounter animal Ambassadors, investigate natured-themed topics & more.

1 Nature Place,McKinney

HeardMuseum.org    

972-562-5566 

 

IN-SYNC EXOTICS WILDLIFE RESCUE

Summer Tours/Hours

May 1 through September. Thu & Fri 11am-5pm.

Sat & Sun 11am-6pm.

3430 Skyview Drive, Wylie

InsyncExotics.org    

972-422-6888 

 

JER CHILTON YMCA AT ROCKWALL

Camp Dakotah, June 10-Aug 19, 7am-6:30pm

Campers ages 5-12 enjoy outdoor adventures, field trips

& swim time. $121/week; nonmembers, $143/week.

210 N. Goliad St., Rockwall

ymcadallas.org    

972-772-9622 

 

LAKE POINTE CHURCH

Vacation Bible School: June 10-14

Join us for Kingdom Rock, where kids stand strong

for God. FREE. For kids who have completed grades K-5.

701 E. Interstate 30, Rockwall

lpkids.com    

469-698-2300

 

MARIGOLD LEARNING ACADEMY

Can You Dig It?

Campers plant, grow & harvest vegetables, helping kids w/autism, sensory or textile disorders discover new foods.

502 N. Goliad, Rockwall

marigoldlearningacademy.org    

972-722-3892

MATHNASIUM

This summer, help your child get ready for next year’s math and have fun, too!

Summer programs June 10-Aug 17 with flexible scheduling. Free registration w/sign-up by June 1.

919 E. Interstate 30, Rockwall

972-722-6000

 

 

MILLENNIAL KIDS COUTURE

STEM Summer Camps

Teaching kids 8-18 the fundamentals of Science, Technology,

Engineering & Math through Fashion Design.

mkidscouture.org      

 

 

ROCKWALL BLACK BELT ACADEMY

Summer Camps

June 10-14, July 15-19, Aug 19-23, 9am-noon, $120/person

(located inKrogerShopping Center)

2931 Ridge Road, Suite 105, Rockwall

     

972-961-0480 

 

ROCKWALL COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE

Summer Productions

Let Down Your Hair, Rapunzel for ages 6-12; Zombie Prom, Teen Theater; Grease, Star Players for special needs actors.

609 E. Rusk, Rockwall

rockwallcommunityplayhouse.org    

972-722-3399 

 

ROCKWALL INDOOR SPORTS EXPO

Summer Camps, Developmental Academies

Programs for all ages offered in Dance, Gymnastics, Fencing, Flag Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer & more.

2922 S. Goliad St., Rockwall

riserockwall.com    

972-772-9061

 

 

ROCKWALL SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Music Lessons for All Ages

Private & group classes for students interested in piano, guitar, voice, drums violin, viola, cello, bass, songwriting & choir.

749 Justin Road, Rockwall

RockwallMusic.com   

972-722-6874 

 

ROCKWALL WATER POLO CLUB

Summer League

If you can swim, you can play water polo. Boys & girls, 8-18 from Rockwall & surrounding cities welcome. Check website for dates & times.

Rockwall AquaticCenter, president Jim Hummingbird

rockwallwaterpolo.com  

972-821-1626 

 

SCI-TECH DISCOVERY CENTER

Summer Discovery Camps

Half or full-day themed STEM camps for pre-K through grade 7. Optional extended care.

8004 N. Dallas Parkway, Frisco

mindstretchingfun.org    

972-546-3050  

THROWAWAY PONIES

Summer Horse Camp

June 10-14 & June 17-21, 9am-4pm. M-Th; 9am-noon Fri. $300/wk. Campers will ride, play games & enjoy equine activities.

2368 E. FM 552, Rockwall

throwawayponies.org   

915-929-9034