2017 FEATURED STORIES

2017 FEATURED STORIES

Statesman Content Marketing Young Peoples Workshop (YPW) in Austin, TX offers a unique spin on summer camp, with customizable camp options and even a full-immersion Spanish Day Camp that are sure to make your child’s summer one of learning, creativity and fun. Available to children ages three to twelve, YPW leads...

Statesman Content Marketing Since 2006 TexARTS, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) performing and visual arts center, has called the Lake Travis area home.  Located in the heart of Lakeway, TexARTS has served thousands of Austin area students by offering year-round arts education classes in voice, dance, acting and the visual arts.  Additionally,...

By Susan Brunk, M. Ed. Associate Director of Curriculum, Stepping Stone School In the spirit of fall, I took my children to a nearby farm for some outdoor fun.  Squatting in a small field, I attempted to capture some cute pumpkin patch photos while the children sat on the itchy...

Statesman Content Marketing St. Stephen’s Episcopal School is hosting a summer of fantastic camp experiences for all young artists from Austin, Central Texas and beyond. All Camps are hosted on the beautiful 370 acre St. Stephen’s campus nestled in the hills of West Austin.  The campus offers breathtaking views and state-of-the-art...

Statesman Content Marketing Imagine the creative answers Sherwood Forest Summer Camp goers give when asked by their teachers that quintessential question this fall: What did you do this summer? You can bet the answer won’t be about the latest video games. In fact, the reply might even come in proper...

Statesman Content Marketing The School of Rock is the nation’s premier performance-based rock school. We teach guitar, bass, drums, keys and vocals via our unique combination of private instruction and group rehearsals, which gets students playing on stage as quickly as possible. Our instructors are all professional Austin musicians, each...

Statesman Content Marketing Paramount Academy for the Arts Summer Camp offers something special. Perhaps it is the historic venue. Maybe it’s the uniquely themed camps or our dynamic faculty. One thing is certain, Paramount Academy for the Arts Summer Camp offers a camp experience you won’t find anywhere else in...

Statesman Content Marketing Campers ages 5 to 15 can discover the great outdoors at scenic McKinney Roughs Nature Park. Thirteen miles east of Austin, nestled along the Colorado River and the Lost Pines, McKinney Roughs has 1,100 acres of pine forests, box canyons and post oak meadows to explore. McKinney Roughs...

Come and have fun kicking a ball around this summer and improve your soccer skills at a Lonestar Soccer Club (LSC) camp! Our Lonestar Premier Camps are designed around developing a player’s individual technique and love for the ‘beautiful game’ in a fun, safe and challenging environment. Premier camps...

Statesman Content Marketing William Shakespeare wrote, “All the world’s a stage,” in his play As You Like It. But, kidsActing Studio, Austin’s best and most fun place to learn acting, is bringing it to life by providing kids between the ages of 4 and 18 an opportunity to try musicals,...

Statesman Content Marketing WARNING: This is NOT your everyday summer experience. Girls must come ready to play, explore, discover, and have the time of their life. It’s going to be EPIC. Girls live in a world of screens—Smartphone! Laptop! TV! Tablet!—and sometimes they just need to get away from it all....

Statesman Content Marketing Caring for kids is what Extend-A-Care does all year long. The organization was formed to provide quality, affordable child care for parents and it runs 75 after-school camps in school districts across the Austin metro area. But why not keep the learning and good times going all...

Statesman Content Marketing The natural setting at The Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria has been fostering creativity and enhancing visual awareness for visitors for more than 50 years, and this summer is no exception with a wide variety of programs for all ages! Highly qualified art teachers guide students in...

Statesman Content Marketing It’s the third year for the Austin STEAM Scout Camp, and they’re gearing up to explore one of Earth's greatest treasures — TechLab: Rainforest. “With two great new classes, this year will be amazing,” says Jessica Snider, Director of STEM, Conservation and Sustainability, Boy Scouts Capitol Area Council....

Statesman Content Marketing Children are born with oceans of creativity and love to express themselves through movement. Ballet Austin Kids Camps bring fun and imaginative worlds for children (ages 4 to 10) where they explore their innate creativity through the art of movement and music. Here’s a preview of what’s...

Statesman Content Marketing It’s 9:45 a.m. in a classroom full of 5th graders on a hot summer morning. The room is quiet, except for the sound of pencils scribbling across the page, and the occasional whisper from one writer to her neighbor: “My character’s name is Hairy Potato!” This energetic silence...

Statesman Content Marketing Austin is filled with students playing in their school band or orchestra or taking private lessons. The Austin Chamber Music Workshop is the perfect place for young musicians to come together in a supportive and challenging environment to hone their skills by playing in a small ensemble...