Summer Camp List 2022

It’s Summer Camp time in the Fort.  From Arts to Elephants, we have everything covered.  If not, feel free to update us at events@whatsupfortworth.com

What’s Up Fort Worth suggests you check camp websites regularly for any updates to camp schedules and/or specific policies and guidelines. 

Fort Worth Zoo Summer Zoo Camp

Zoo Camp provides kids ages 3 to 10 an opportunity to explore the Zoo and learn about animals in a fun, structured environment. We connect kids to wildlife through meaningful and memorable experiences in the Zoo and in the outdoors. Zoo Camp provides a community where campers can make new friends, grow in confidence, connect with wildlife and play outside.

For More Zoo Camp Information: https://www.fortworthzoo.org/summer-zoo-camp

Camp Fort Worth

School may be out, but the fun and learning doesn’t have to stop. Enroll your children in Camp Fort Worth and let them discover new skills and friendships.

The Camp Fort Worth program is full of challenging and creative activities for children ages 5 to 13. Each day promises nonstop fun and excitement.

June 13-Aug. 12, 2022 

Monday – Friday

7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Camp will be closed on June 20 and July 4

Camp is $60 per week, or $85 including field trips. Scholarships are available.

Each camper will participate in the research-based reading curriculum with 45 minutes of intentional and measurable instruction based on best practices provided by a trained Literacy Support Specialist. 

https://fortworthtexas.gov/camp/

Stage West Summer Theatre Camps and Conservatory

In the Education Department at Stage West, we are inspired by the same commitment to excellence which guides our theatrical productions. We nurture artistic growth for adults and kids in a safe environment in which to explore.

Summer Conservatory

For teens, ages 13-18 (mature 12 year olds welcome) | The Summer Conservatory is an innovative program offering teenagers a chance to study all aspects of theatre under the mentorship of professional artists. 

Summer Camps

Summertime features youth theatre camps for ages 5-12, led by some of DFW’s top teaching artists with decades of theatre education experience under their belts. With full- and half-day options available, campers can experience various aspects of theatre such as musical theatre, puppetry, or stage acting. Each camp ends in a showcase for friends and family.

stagewest.org/education

Art Camp & Art Study at The Modern Art Museum

Our popular Art Camp at the Modern is back! 

Art Camp is for ages 4 to 13 and Art Study is for ages 14 to 17. 

Art Camp emphasizes learning through direct observation of art and thoughtful activities. We are especially excited to focus on the exhibition Women Painting Women for the 2022 summer season. Distinguished area artists design and lead art activities that encompass everything from artmaking in the traditional sense to interdisciplinary exploration.

Art campers spend time in the galleries and on the grounds exploring the art and architecture, followed by time in the museum studio where they work with two artists each session. The last day of camp ends with a reception and exhibition of the campers’ artwork to celebrate their creative accomplishments with family and friends. Campers make exciting discoveries concerning art, the world, and themselves through Art Camp at the Modern.

https://www.themodern.org/summer-2022-art-camp-and-art-study

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center

Explore Fossil Rim Wildlife Center’s education programming where we are Teaching What Affects Nature Globally . . . better known as Environmental Engagement with a Texas T.W.A.N.G.

https://fossilrim.org/learn/

Fort Worth Museum of Science & History

For seventy-two years Museum School has introduced children to the wonders of the world around them. Founded in 1949, the program was first called the “Frisky and Blossom Club.” Today, Museum School continues to be a national model for informal science education.

https://www.fwmuseum.org/learn/museum-school/

Topgolf Summer Academy

Topgolf Summer Academy is five days of non-stop entertainment and learning that kids will love. This program includes all of the components that make up the great game of golf. From chipping, putting and full swing, to the rules and etiquette, kids will learn everything they need to know to improve their game.

Each Academy is designed and taught by our golf professionals from Topgolf Coach in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Summer Academy is staffed with a low student-to-instructor ratio to ensure each Junior Golfer receives in-depth, hands-on attention while he or she develops a winning golf swing.

https://topgolf.com/us/play/kidzone/summer-academy

Jamie Dixon Basketball Camps

Jamie Dixon Basketball Camps, located at Texas Christian University, are dedicated to providing a basketball camp experience that is educational, instructional and fun!

Led by Texas Christian University Men’s Basketball coaches and players, campers will be introduced to the same mechanics and drills used with our collegiate athletes. Our coaches will share their passion for the sport of basketball in a supportive atmosphere with students of all ages and ability levels.

https://info.abcsportscamps.com/tcubasketball

Summer Shakes Camp at TCU 

Absolutely no acting experience required to enjoy Summer Shakes at TCU! Theatre TCU offers a two-week, Shakespeare-focused day camp where campers will play fun improv games, learn about the Bard, and work as a team to present a (very) short version of one of his well-loved plays for an audience of friends and family. Certified Theatre teachers and TCU student interns will provide a fun and safe environment for all campers. https://www.campusce.net/tcusummercamps/course/course.aspx?catId=327

TCU Summer Camps (Extended Education)

https://www.campusce.net/tcusummercamps/category/category.aspx

TCU Summer Music Camps  

The TCU Summer Music Institute provides an intensive, yet fun-filled educational experience through two-, three- and four-day camps and workshops.

Please see below for registration information and continue to check this web page for updates and further information.

Please visit this page for additional updates and information.

https://finearts.tcu.edu/music/events-and-programs/summer-camps/

Summer Arts Camps at Irving Arts Center

From June 13 through August 5, Irving Arts Center offers a variety of fun, thoughtfully-curated educational art experiences for kids and teens, ages 4-16 with 12 unique camps. These hands-on, immersive classes are taught by professional art educators and teaching artists. Participants will learn about a variety of art disciplines, engaging in projects and activities that develop skill sets, self-confidence and an appreciation for lifelong learning. 

https://www.irvingartscenter.com/programs-education/youth-family/summer-art-theatre-camps/

Additional TCU athletic camps

Additional camps at TCU range from Sonny Dykes Football Camps to tennis, volleyball, golf, soccer, and cheer.

https://calendar.tcu.edu/group/tcu_summer_camps

Camp Fire First Texas

Camp Fire First Texas day and overnight camps inspire boys & girls to let their curiosity be their guide – to nature, their world and what they can accomplish! Age-appropriate activities develop confidence in our campers while they build new skills and make new friends. The wide range of activities create opportunities that show each camper they can achieve whatever they set their minds to.

https://www.campfirefw.org/youth/camps/

Summer Arts Camps with Texas Center for Arts +Academics

Whether your child is new to the world of arts training or is a seasoned art student, your camper will grow and learn and have fun doing it! Highly qualified instructors will guide children toward their full potential as they develop their skills in one or more areas of the arts. Exposure to the arts can help shape children’s views of the world and their place in it, contributing to an arts culture that is self-sustaining, empathetic, and powerful.
Texas Center for Arts & Academics offers Summer Camps for  ART STUDIO, CREATIVE ARTS, MUSIC INTENSIVE, and DANCE INTENSIVE.

https://www.artsacademics.org/summer/summer

Summer Adventures at River Legacy Living Science Center 

Summer Adventure Classes at the Living Science Center provide students with an exciting hands-on, minds-on opportunity to explore our natural world. A variety of programs offer an interactive, engaging way to learn about wildlife, ecology and the environment.

https://riverlegacy.org/summer-classes

Camp Casa Jr.

Camp Casa Junior – Join Casa Manana for this one-week camp for 4-8 year-olds! Learn music, dance, drama, and theatre crafts in a fun, no-pressure, creative environment, with classes taught by seasoned theatre and education professionals. Your child will learn creative expression using their voice, body, and imagination. On the last day of camp, families will be invited to attend a final presentation of what has been learned.

https://www.casamanana.org/education/summer-camps/

Camp Casa

Camp Casa is a place for students ages 8-14 of all backgrounds and experience levels to participate in professional arts training. Campers must be 8-years-old by June 20 to participate in Camp Casa.

New performers will have fun exploring musical theatre, while all young actors are able to hone their skills under the instruction of professional teachers. In addition to rehearsing and producing a full-length show, campers will take classes in acting, music, and dance. Best of all, every performer will have the opportunity to perform on Casa’s main stage.        https://www.casamanana.org/education/summer-camps/

Kids Who Care Summer Camps

Kids from across Texas, the US, and abroad come to Kids Who Care’s unique musical theatre camps. By creating a summer performance experience for young artists in a professional venue, kids are exposed to the real life process of musical theatre & leadership. From the audition to opening night, KWC creates a powerful, life-changing experience.  Camps & classes for all ages and experience levels, from masterclasses with top theatre professionals, to fun camps that require no prior training.4-18 year olds

http://www.kidswhocare.org/camps/

Theatre Arlington Summer Camps

Choose from four summer camp opportunities:

Musical Theatre Summer Camp

Musical Theatre Kids I

Play & Pretend Camp

Adventures in Summer Camp

Musical Theatre Kids II

https://theatrearlington.org/acts/#summercamp 

Bass Performance Hall Camps

The Children’s Education Program is excited to announce the return of in-person camps this summer. All-State Choral Camp will take place June 27-30, 2022, and will open registration to 200 students from the Fort Worth area. Fort Worth ISD Percussion Camp will take place concurrently at Bass Hall. As always, all CEP opportunities are free of charge to participants made possible by the ongoing support of generous donors and patrons. 

https://www.basshall.com/childrens-education-program/summer-camps/

Amphibian Stage Tad-Poles Summer Classes

Tad-Poles gives  students (ages 10 to adult) the opportunity to “Walk Tall” as they  dance, do acrobatics, and entertain audiences on stilts. Join our no-pressure workshops to discover the joy of reaching new heights and connecting with cultures around the world whose traditions include stilt dance.

https://www.amphibianstage.com/education-tad-poles/

The First Tee 

First Tee believes in developing the ones that are just as fun as they are meaningful, where kids feel excited to grow, safe to fail, and better equipped for whatever comes their way next. Through our personal growth and junior golf programs, we see kids’ build self confidence, inspiring more active participation in leadership opportunities and events, community involvement, and college scholarships.

https://www.firstteeftworth.org/

Kid’s and Teen’s University Camps at UTA

Each summer, UTA offers a wide variety of day and overnight camps featuring everything from athletics to engineering.  For more information on a program, please follow the associated link, and you will find contact and registration information for each specific program.  

Click on any of the titles below to jump to a particular section of the schedule. 

Athletic Camps: http://www.uta.edu/campus-ops/conferences/schedule/index.php#Athletics

Kids & Teen Camps: https://www.uta.edu/campus-ops/conferences/schedule/index.php#Kids

Music Camps: https://www.uta.edu/campus-ops/conferences/schedule/index.php#Music

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math Camps:  https://www.uta.edu/campus-ops/conferences/schedule/index.php#STEAM

Camp Thurman

Day Camps, Night Camps, Away Camps.  Camp Thurman is a nonprofit ministry-minded summer camp in Pantego, TX dedicated to sharing God’s love and helping people pursue their identity in Christ since 1969.

Day Camps:  https://campthurman.org/day-camp/

Night Camps:  https://campthurman.org/night-camp/

Challenge Adventure Program:  https://campthurman.org/cap/ 

YMCA Camp Carter Overnight & Day Camps

Camp at the Y is a time for kids to explore, discover and create in a place that encourages confidence and community. Whether you are interested in day camp, overnight camp, or one of our specialty camps, YMCA Camp Carter offers opportunities for kids to experience new hobbies, interests and adventures while learning what it means to be a good friend and leader.                  https://ymcacampcarter.org/summer-camp/

Lone Star Film Festival Summer Camps

High School age students learn the ins and outs of filmmaking as they write, direct, act, produce and edit their very own short film.  SESSION I is open to all levels of experience. SESSION II serves as second week for students to hone their skills at filmmaking as they take more ownership in creating a second self-produced short film. 

https://www.lonestarfilmfestival.com/film-camp-faq 

Art Room Summer Camps at Arts Fort Worth 

Arts Fort Worth is formerly Fort Worth Community Arts Center.

https://www.artsfortworth.org/calendar

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