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By Nicole Villalpando Clara Brady, 8, scampers up the rock face at Reimers Ranch Park in Dripping Springs. Below her, Asha Rountree, 10, belays the ropes under the watchful eye of Adam Mitchell, the head of Rock About Climbing Adventures Camp. He gives out instructions like “there’s a hole right there,”...

By Nicole Villalpando The high school girls at Girls Empowerment Network’s Pathfinder Leadership Summit are mingling with professional women at the Austin headquarters of Google Fiber. The last time these girls were in this building was probably when it was the Austin Children’s Museum. Now they are all grown up...

By Nicole Villalpando Austin American-Statesman We know you’re thinking about spring break, but summer vacation is only 14 weeks away. Not to stress you out, but some of the most popular camps already might have waiting lists. Now is the time to form a plan. Here are 15 things to consider when...

Summer dawns, which means one thing for thousands of Texas children: camp. Here are the questions every parent should ask when choosing a summer camp for their children, What is the camper to teacher ratio for the majority of the day? How do they handle supervision of children, discipline issues? . What...