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AUSTIN OUTDOOR KIDS Get out and about and explore trails, swimming holes, water parks, playgrounds, lakes, amusement parks, and other destinations filled with fun and learning. Ages 5-13. June 16–Aug. 15. 512/487-5122. $310-325. www.sites.google.com

 

 

AUSTIN PARKS & RECREATION CAMPS The city offers all manner of camps that incorporate sports, hiking, art, dance, theatre, and much more. Go online to find one that’s right for your kid. June 16-Aug. 22. 512/974-6700. $75-215. www.austintexas.gov
 

 

BYGONE DAYS! VICTORIAN ERA CAMP What was summer camp like back in the 19th century? Kids will find out through era-appropriate art, crafts, sports, dance, and more. Ages 7-10. July 21-25 & July 28-Aug. 1. Neill-Cochran House Museum, 2310 San Gabriel, 512/478-2335. $250. www.nchmuseum.org
 

 

CAMP FIRE ADVENTURE CAMP Kids get out of the house and into the great outdoors as they hike, swim, pitch tents, and generally commune with nature. Ages 5-12. June 9-Aug. 22, 8am-5pm. Asbury United Methodist Church, 1605 E. 38 1/2, 512/349-2111. $250. www.camp-fire.org
 

 

CAMP INDIGO Help your kids find their inner creative spirit through nature hikes, dance, drama, and yoga, while learning confidence, communication, and respect for themselves and others. Ages 4-12. June 16-20 & 23-27. Austin Discovery School, 8509 FM 969 #200, 512/476-8884. $300. www.amalafoundation.org
 

 

CAMP ON THE MOVE Every day’s a field trip, not a week goes by without Schlitterbahn and Fiesta Texas, and other stops for go-karts, zip-lining, and more. Charter buses wired to screen movies ensure minimal fidgeting en route. Ages 7-14. June 9-Aug.8, 7:30am-5:30pm. $295-365. www.camponthemove.com
 

 

CAMP SUMMIT All the usual camp fun – swimming, crafts, cooking – with a bit of Christian education thrown in. Ages 4-12. June 9-Aug. 1. 2121 Cypress Creek Rd., Cedar Park, 512/250-1369. $175-205. www.summiteagles.org
 

 

CAMP TRINITY Whatever you kid is into Trinity’s camps cover it: cooking, martial arts, computers, cheerleading, comic books, theatre, science, sports, & more. Ages 6-14. June 2-6 & 9-13. Trinity Episcopal School, 3901 Bee Caves Rd., 512/472-9525 x215. $250 ($450, full-day). www.austintrinity.org
 

 

COUNTRY HOME LEARNING CENTER Keep the kids on the go with field trips to museums, play areas, and game centers while encouraging their interests in educational endeavors. Ages 5-13. www.countryhomelearningcenter.com
 

 

EARTH NATIVE WILDERNESS SCHOOL Learn all about the natural world of Central Texas through exploration and games. The older kids get into some survival techniques at the overnight camp in Bastrop. Ages 6-17. June 9-Aug. 1. McKinney Falls State Park, 5808 McKinney Falls Pkwy, 512/299-8870. $245 ($595, overnight camp). www.earthnativeschool.com
 

 

EPIC ADVENTURES Choose from the 7- or 12-day overnight camp that forgoes all the usual trappings of cabins and cafeterias for tents and campfires. Sleep under the stars after a day of biking, climbing, rafting, caving, and/or backpacking. Ages 13-17. June 15-Aug. 3. 512/417-6127. $800 per week. www.myepicadventures.com
 

 

ESCUELITA ART-ES INC. Bilingual instructors guide campers through various themed camps that include dance, music, theatre, art, yoga, sign language, and more. Ages 3-11. June 2-Aug. 1. 6100 Parkwood, Oak Hill, 512/965-3604. www.escuelitaart-es.com
 

 

EXTEND-A-CARE FOR KIDS Keep your kids mentally and physically active all summer with a well-rounded, diverse program including drama, cooking, soccer, reading, nature walks, and more. Ages 3-12. June 9-Aug. 15. 512/472-9402. Up to $170. www.eackids.org
 

 

GENAUSTIN Three-day camps educate and empower girls to be better individuals and friends and generally prepare for middle school. Ages 9-12. Mitte Foundation Carriage House, 1008 West Ave, 512/808-4044. $150. www.genaustin.org
 

 

GIRLSTART Choose one of the weeklong camps and learn about animals, music, or even create their own virtual theme park. Ages 9-13. June 9-Aug. 1. $300. www.girlstart.org
 

 

GROWIN’ TOGETHER HANDS-ON CAMP Choose your camp and put on a play, build something cool, or save the planet. Ages 5-12. June 16-July 25. Austin EcoSchool, 4105 Manchaca, 447-8516. $249. www.growintogether.org
 

 

HAWAIIAN FALLS CAMPS Younguns (ages 6-12) learn about science and nature through water and weather experiments and have some fun in the water park, naturally. Kids 12 to 15 can learn some lifesaving skills at the junior lifeguard cam. Older kids (ages 15-16) will lead the younger campers as part of the training program. July 7-Aug. 11. Hawaiian Falls Water Park, 2411 FM 685, Pflugerville. $125-250. www.hfalls.com
 

 

INSIDE OUTSIDE SCHOOL The Inside Outside School inundates kids with crafts, games, art, music, cooking, and even a few farm animals. Long story short? Your kids won’t be bored at these two-week camps. Ages 5-12. June 9-20 & July 7-18. 5530 Killingsworth Ln., Pflugerville, 512/251-1109. $550. www.insideoutsideschool.org
 

 

IQUEST Honestly, these guys win for widest variety of topics covered: comic books, Mandarin, philosophy, improv, TV production, college application help, etc. Seriously, etc. Ages 4-18. 5145 RR 620 N., 512/537-7664. $200-375. www.iquestaustin.com
 
 

 

 

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