A noncomprehensive guide to camps in the San Marcos, Buda and Kyle area
Whether their kids are looking to spend some time outdoors, hone their athletic skills or study up over the break, parents searching for summer camps have a variety to choose from in the San Marcos, Buda and Kyle area. This list is not comprehensive.
Aquatic Science Adventure Camp
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Aquatic Science Adventure Camp Dates: June 7- Aug. 7 Cost: $150 (mini camp), $349 (day camp), $749 (overnight camp) Edwards Aquifer Research & Data Center 601 University Drive, San Marcos 5122452329 www.eardc.txstate.edu/camp.html The Aquatic Science Adventure Camp at Texas State University will give campers the opportunity to learn about aquatic biology, chemistry, geology and ecology as well as participate in river rafting, scuba diving and exploring a wild cave. The camp is geared toward children ages 915. Camp Invention: Elevate Dates: July 1317 Cost: $235 Barton Middle School 4950 Jack C. Hays Trail, Buda Camp Invention is a program from the National Inventors Hall of Fame and a nationally acclaimed summer program for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. In the program, campers will participate in a Deep Sea Mystery activity that will give them the opportu- nity to rebuild ships and create under- water equipment. They will also have 8009684332 www.invent.org
the opportunity to engage in a DIY robot activity where they will remotely control the DIY robot to perform tasks. Code Ninjas Dates: June 1Aug. 10 Cost: $249 (per week) 844 Kohlers Crossing, Ste. 250, Kyle 5128622633 www.codeninjas.com The learning center oers themed half- day and full-day sessions where children ages 714 will have the opportunity to learn about basic coding, robotics, apps, websites and video games. Texas State Autism Camp Dates: July 69, July 1316, July 2023, July 2730 Cost: $110 (per session)
The camp accepts children ages 512. Half-Day Junior Summer Math Camp Dates: June 819 Cost: $400 San Marcos High School 2601 Rattler Road, San Marcos 5123936800 www.txstate.edu/mathworks/camps/ Summer-Math-Camps-Information/half- day-jsmc.html Elementary and middle school students will have the opportunity to learn the im- portance of math at this camp. Students will learn skills that will help them pursue careers in science, technology, engineer-
featuring some of their own writing. City of San Marcos Discovery Camps Dates: June 8Aug. 7 Cost: $150 (residents), $175 (nonresidents) Dunbar Recreation Center 801 W. Martin Luther King Drive, San Marcos 5123938400 www.sanmarcostx.gov/1015/ discovery-camp The San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department has put together a weekly camp with rotating themes that will give students the opportunity to be outside, work as a team, develop leadership skills and more. The camp accepts students from ages 510 and will provide lunch through San Marcos CISD. Participants will also have the opportunity to go on eld trips that will take them various spots, such as the Children’s Park Play- scape, San Marcos Discovery Center, the Rio Vista pool and Sunset Bowling Lanes. San Marcos Camp Quest Dates: July 610, Aug. 1014 Cost: $115 (residents), $130 (nonresidents) July 610 San Marcos Rec Hall 170 Charles Austin Drive, San Marcos 5123938400 Aug. 1014 Dunbar Recreation Center
ing and mathematics. Young Writers Camp Dates: June 22July 2 Cost: $250 Texas State University 601 University Drive, San Marcos 5122453680 www.hr.txstate.edu/worklife/ familyfriendly.html
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Texas State University’s Department of Health and Human Performance has hosted the camp since 2010. Camp counselors assist campers in daily arts, crafts and games as well as physical and therapeutic recreation. Campers are given an environment where they can nurture their motor and social skills in a friendly, noncompetitive atmosphere.
This writing camp will help students ex- press themselves through creative writing and poetry. Students will also get help from expert teachers to build skills and grow as authors. The camp will provide an opportunity for students to explore story ideas and leave camp with a book
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