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Summer Spark

Summer Spark day camps are designed to shift your child’s mindset to embrace problem solving and failure. At Summer Spark, your children come alive as they engage in weekly creative problem solving challenges. With packed schedules, powerful media everywhere, and performance pressure in school, a fundamental component of a strong foundation is missing in the lives of many children today. There just isn’t time anymore for children to experiment, to tinker, to fail, to try again. Summer Spark creates this time. We present children with engaging problems, but no set solutions. We guide them in working with peers and seeking inspiration from what they see around them. We offer them encouragement and stimulate their imaginations with questions instead of answers. We provide simple materials and recycled trash so that the focus is on what they are able to create with their own hands. Through these experiences, children have the opportunity to develop confidence, collaborate authentically with peers, and work through success and failure. We offer 10 different week-long programs designed specifically for elementary-age children.

Camp time: 8:00am-3:30pm (flexible drop off, and extended hours available until 6pm)
Start/End: June 4-August 10
Ages: 5-12

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Summer STEM Camps at UT – Austin

UTeach Outreach – College of Natural Sciences holds a variety of summer STEM programs on campus for current 5th-10th graders, and registration is already open! 5th and 6th grade scientists can explore research labs at UT during the Research in Life Sciences Camp. Meanwhile, 8th grade girls can hone leadership skills and master physics in the Girls Leadership in Physics & Math Camp. 8th & 9th graders can complete their own independent inquiry in a UT research lab during Research & Statistics Camp, while 9th & 10th graders can build their own computer engineering projects during the Engineering & Computer Science Camp. For more information, please visit the UTeach Outreach Summer Camps website. Seats are filling fast, so please act now to find the perfect summer opportunity for your student!

Age of Campers (Age-Age):

5th-10th grade

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Camp Avalanche and Camp De Champs

Camp Avalanche is a general day camp complete with swimming, field trips and daily skating. Kids do a plethora of activities under the watchful eye of our seasoned counselors.
Camp De Champs is a spring break and summer camp that focuses solely on having fun while teaching your child to ice skate. Campers get two daily skating lessons, learn how to warm up, stretch, goal plan, and of course skate most of the day.

Camp Type: Day Camp
Age of Campers (Age-Age):

5-14 yrs old

Meals Included:

No

Camp Hours:

8 am - 6 pm

Camp Start Date: 12-Mar-18
Camp End Date: 17-Aug-18
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Summer at St. Andrew’s

Summer at St. AndrewÕs means flexible schedules for busy parents, and lots of camp options for Austin youth ages 4-18! We offer half-day and full-day camps, with early arrival (8:00-9:00 am) and aftercare (4:00-5:00 pm) supervision. Campers can print in 3D, flex athletic skills, compose an original song, and more. Visit us online for complete camp listings and registration (www.sasaustin.org/summer).

Camp Type: Day Camp
Age of Campers (Age-Age):

4-18

Meals Included:

No

Camp Hours:

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Camp Start Date: 4-Jun
Camp End Date: 20-Jul
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Camp Avalanche

The Coolest camps in town are at Chaparral Ice Center. Catch the Olympics Bug and learn how to ice skate while having the BEST summer around.
Camp Avalanche is our general day camp that is offered only during the summer. We offer 11 weeks of fun. Your child can spend their summer going on the most outrageous adventures across Austin. Our campers fill their days swimming, going to the park, going on field trips, doing arts and crafts and of course ice skating. Field trip options include Typhoon Texas, Dart ÔEm Up, Zipline Adventures at Candlelight Ranch, Quest Wakeboard and water Adventure Park and more. Our staff are amazing, and our campers return year after year as a testament to the quality programming we provide.
https://www.chaparralice.com/camps
Chaparral Ice Center- 2525 West Anderson Lane, Suite 400, Austin TX, 78757
Questions? Please email avaught@chaparralice.com

Camp Type: Day Camp
Age of Campers (Age-Age):

6-14 yrs old

Meals Included:

No

Camp Hours:

8 am - 6 pm

Camp Start Date: 4-Jun-18
Camp End Date: 17-Aug-18
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