Summer’s almost here, and we can’t wait to kick it off with some exciting camps for all ages and interests. Our campers will be flying drones, programming robots, designing video games, learning to paint and so much more. You definitely won’t want to miss out on all the fun!
You can register online or in person at Champions Club (285 Shady Oaks Drive). Popular camps fill quickly, so be sure to register early. Camps that do not meet minimum registration requirements two business days prior to their scheduled start date will be canceled.
Fusion Gaming: Junior
June 3–7 | Ages 7–10 | Learn more & register
In this introductory coding camp, kids will code a pre-made game while learning the basics of level design. Each camper will then make a short video about his or her experience. Students will take their games home and can share their video through the 8Bit YouTube channel. This is the perfect camp for novice programmers!
June 3–7 | Ages 11–14 | Learn more & register
This popular camp teaches basic mathematics through Minecraft EDU. Students will learn how to read and write blueprints, calculate their building materials and submit a building proposal that outlines the cost of their structure. Working independently within a group, students must coordinate and work with a class budget while dealing with market variables.
My First STEM Lab
June 17–21 | Ages 3–5 | Learn more & register
This camp teaches young children to see the world around them in a totally new way. Campers will learn how to create codes to pass secret messages, explore ways they can help protect the planet, discover how to eat like different animals and learn about space.
June 17–21 | Ages 6–11 | Learn more & register
In this camp, future entrepreneurs will create toy prototypes and learn about cost, price, vendors, customers, profit and sales as they start their very own business. We’ll also teach kids how to navigate the ever-changing world of small businesses through real-world scenarios.
Chess Wizards Camp
June 17–21 | Ages 6–12 | Learn more & register
Chess Wizards Camp offers challenging chess lessons, exciting games and cool prizes for players of all skill levels. Students will improve their chess skills, meet new friends and work out their most powerful muscle—their brain!
Little Medical School Summer Camp
June 17–21 | Ages 6–10 | Learn more & register
This camp teaches children about medicine, science and the importance of health in an entertaining and exciting way. Through hands-on demonstrations, crafts and games, campers will learn how the body and organs work, how to use instruments that real doctors use and even how to tie knots like a real surgeon.
Drones and Aviation
June 24–28 | Ages 8–13 | Learn more & register
Soar the skies in this aviation adventure! Kids will participate in missions to fly drones and create take-home models of flying objects including a motorized helicopter, plane, parachute, UFO and spaceship. We’ll also learn about FAA rules, drone flying safety, aerodynamics, self-driven planes and other inventions that impact the future of aviation.
Adventures in Art Camp
June 24–27 | Ages 6–11 | Learn more & register
Under the guidance of certified Robert Garden School of Art instructors, your young artist will complete eight works of art featuring realistic landscapes, seascapes, animals, still life and more. Students learn fundamentals of painting, perspective, color theory and composition using watercolor, acrylic and oil paints as well as oil pastels, pencils and charcoal. All art supplies are provided.
Little Veterinarian Summer Camp
June 24–28 | Ages 6–10 | Learn more & register
In this camp, kids will adopt their own stuffed dog and learn how to assess a dog from head to tail as well as the basics of dog care, immunizations and how to treat a laceration. They will also learn about the importance of checking and monitoring dogs for ticks—just like a real veterinarian!
For more information, contact Southlake Parks and Recreation at (817) 748-8019.
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