A number of local organizations are offering summer camps for students this year, including just a few of the options below:
- Houston Museum of Natural Science—Kids age 6–12 can choose from among dozens of options during each of the week-long camps offered between June 11 and Aug. 23. Classes are being offered at both the Museum District and Sugar Land locations. Details are here (.pdf).
- Houston Zoo—Kids age 4–12 can discover the fascinating world of carnivores, learn about different creatures’ feeding habits, and find out all there is to know about baby animals during Camp Zoofari, June 10–Aug. 16. Details are here.
- Recipe for Success—Kids age 8–11 will learn the fundamentals of cooking and gardening, as well as how food is marketed to the American consumer, during five separate weeklong sessions between June 3 and July 12. Details are here.
- University of Houston-Downtown—Students can learn a new language, take apart and reassemble computers, or earn credit for high-school courses at CompuCamp 2013. Details are here.
- YMCA—In addition to its traditional camps, the YMCA also offers specialty camps in areas such as sports (soccer, football, baseball, volleyball, etc.), gymnastics, martial arts, cheerleading, cooking, and science. Details are here.
You can also find a more comprehensive listing of camps in the Houston area, including faith-based, residential, and many other options, at Houston Summer Camps.org.