In its 7th year, ART + Academy offers half-day camps with a perfect balance between fun and instruction. Our camps are perfect for young artists seeking to improve their drawing and painting skills. Come and select from a variety of themed art camps for all ages and interests!
The Austin Chamber Music Workshop offers a fun, challenging, and motivational environment where you can create new sounds, play within small ensembles, and explore music with new friends. The multi-week music workshop in July offers a division for all ages and all instruments are welcome! Work with local and world-class musicians and participate in classes like percussion ensemble, improvisation and composition. Make music a part of your summer!
Summer Film Camp is all about storytelling. Aspiring filmmakers ages 9-18 are encouraged to find and tell their own stories. Then industry professionals teach them how to turn those stories into their very own films. Campers also participate in panel discussions with major Hollywood writers, producers, and directors. Finally, to finish it all with a bang, completed films will premiere at the Summer Film Camp Showcase at Galaxy Highland on Sunday, August 6th.
Fun and creative workshops inspire and instruct kids and teens in the crafts of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Our supportive, exciting learning environment builds writing skills and confidence. Our teaching artists are professional writers based in Austin. Campers publish and share their work at the end of camp. We have locations across Austin throughout the summer. Also offering Spring Break Workshops and Summer Book Crush.
Imagine, Dance, Discover and Play at Ballet Austin this Summer! Broadway musicals, dancing elephants, enchanted forests and magical kingdoms are found in these summer’s camps for kids.
The Contemporary Austin Art School at beautiful Laguna Gloria provides almost 300 exceptional young artists’ classes June-August with art skills, vocabulary, cool materials, and projects to take home.
Explore the ancient art of metal working in one or all three of our week long summer camps including, The Torch, Metal Casting, or Drawing,Sawing and Etching. We provide a safe and creative environment where kids have the opportunity to learn metalsmithing techniques using copper, brass and silver. Camp is led by professional artists and under their guidance students will make sculptural jewelry pieces and are encouraged to develop their own design skills.
This summer, have your kids join the Esther’s Follies School of Comedy. Starting in June, Austin’s longest-running comedy revue will be offering special summer camp sessions to kids 8-16. These week-long intensives, taught by the talented cast of Esther’s, will teach kids and teens the art of tomfoolery. Students will learn how to sing, dance, the fundamentals of sketch comedy and improv.
Kids With Pens offers week-long creative writing camps led by published YA author Carolyn Cohagan. Each day includes innovative writing prompts and lessons on the fundamentals of storytelling. Campers craft stories, poems, and plays, and this summer we’re offering a NEW graphic novel class. All campers will be published on the Kids With Pens blog, allowing them to brag to their friends that they are published authors! Ages 8-12 & 10-14.
kidsActing offers a wide variety of popular summer camp options in over 15 Austin area locations that give kids between the ages of 4 and 18 an opportunity to try musicals, comedy, show choir, stage combat, and more. Choose week-long classes or multi-week sessions that culminate in a full production performance – lights, sounds, costumes, action! There is something to channel the creativity in every child! kidsActing has been an Austin institution for over 35 years!
Make lifelong memories with the Paramount Theatre! Full-day one week and two week camp sessions, including acting, singing, dancing, comedy, song writing and even robotics! Camps culminate in either a performance or sharing on one of our historic stages. Now offering sessions in North and South Austin!
Our Rock & Roll Summer camps hone music performance and ensemble skills in a creative and fun environment. We teach guitar, bass, drums, vocals and keys, culminating in an awesome live rock show on the final day! We have camps for ages 6 – 18 of all skill levels – from beginners through to more advanced rockers. Enroll before April 1, and you will receive 25% off any summer camp tuition! Use coupon code SORSTATESMAN2017 on our website or call us.
TexARTS will also continue to offer the popular series of youth summer performing and visual arts camps and a variety of programming for children and teens of all levels. This year’s lineup includes TexARTS annual Summer Musical Theatre Academy production of DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. (June 5 – 25), the youth acting intensive THE CINDERELLA CHRONICLES (June 26 – July 7), CHARLOTTE’S WEB (July 17 – 28), and a dance technique intensive (August 7 – 11). Registration is now opened for TexARTS annual Summer Musical Theatre Academy production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr.
UMLAUF Summer Art Camps offer extraordinary adventures in a natural oasis, expanding children’s creativity and appreciation for art and design through the exploration of modern and traditional media. UMLAUF Summer Art Camps are designed for students who have completed K-5th grades. All art supplies and special camp T-shirt included. Camps are 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM- 4:00 PM. Half day & full day camps available. Early drop off & late pick-up available.
Have a blast at ZACH Theatre’s Summer camps! Now with a North Location, ZACH’s summer camps are a great way for students to build confidence, creativity and collaboration, all while learning skills in acting, singing, dancing and more! Check our our awesome collaboration camps with Sky Candy Airiel Arts Studio and Austin Film Festival. We also have performance opportunities for student grade 4 and above.