All around the San Antonio area you’ll find some of the best summer camps for kids of all ages. This year’s Summer Camp Guide for San Antonio kids features a wide variety of camps sure to engage and excite kids, from preschoolers to teens, no matter their interests. From STEM to soccer and arts to archaeology, from overnight and away camps to day camps, and from cooking to music, language to animals and more, the stellar camps featured in our guide provide something for everyone!
This year’s summer camps vary in duration, with some lasting a week or more, while others offer half- and full-day sessions. Some camps are overnight, while others are day camps.
Here’s what’s really great — some camps even offer exclusive discounts to our readers! And there are many other cheap and free San Antonio summer camps that are definitely worth a look.
We’ve put together the 2022 San Antonio Summer Camp Guide to make it easy for parents to find the very best discounted, cheap, and even free options to ensure your children make some great memories this summer.
To make things as easy as possible, we’ve divided this guide into a couple of categories:
1. Kids and Teens Summer Series at Sur La Table
Kids and Teens Summer Series by Sur La Table calls on all young chefs to get ready for five fun-filled days of cooking, learning, and laughter at the Sur La Table kitchens.
The classes will be small and hands-on allowing for plenty of mixing, prepping and cooking. The instructors are both talented chefs and teachers, and they will make sure that everyone has a great time. Young cooks will explore menus full of exciting discoveries, from how to prepare favorite dishes to new twists on classic desserts.
Students receive a certificate of completion, a free apron (colors may vary) and a coupon good for 10% off an in-store purchase while class is in session!
Location: Shops at La Cantera- 15900 La Cantera Parkway, #19120, San Antonio
Dates: Various 4 day and 5 day camps between May 31st and August 19
Email: [email protected]
2. Summer Camps at Saint Mary’s Hall
Camp Type: Arts, Athletics, Enrichment
For more than 20 years, Summer at Saint Mary’s Hall has been a beloved destination for a safe, fun, educational, and enriching summer experience. This year, Summer at Saint Mary’s Hall will welcome campers for 8 weeks beginning on May 31.
Our campers come from all over San Antonio, the surrounding community, and beyond to explore new friendships, tackle new obstacles, and discover and enhance their individual talents and creative abilities. Each camper is known and nurtured as they develop their passions and learn to be leaders, problem solvers, and collaborators. We look forward to being your destination for summer fun and learning!
Location: 9401 Starcrest Dr, San Antonio, TX 78217
Dates: Various camps between May 31, 2022 – July 29, 2022
Cost: Varies by program
Email: [email protected]
3. Summer Day Camps with YMCA of Greater San Antonio
Camp Type: Multi-discipline
Summer camp at the Y invites youth to be inspired through creative play, field trips, sports, and more. It is an opportunity for young people to stay engaged socially and academically. The Y’s door is open to all, regardless of age, ability, faith, gender, or income, will have the opportunity to experience camp. The Y offers financial assistance to families who may otherwise not be able to afford to send their child to camp.
Locations: Various locations around the San Antonio area.
Dates: May 31 – Aug 5, 2022
Time: 7:00 am – 6:30 pm
Cost: $165/week for Non-Members. 10% off for Y-Members
Email: [email protected]
4. Drama Camps in the San Antonio area at Drama Kids International
Camp Type: Indoors, Drama
Renaissance Drama Kids Summer Camp & Drama Kids Super Heroes camp! Hear ye hear ye calling all Knights & Princess! “King John and the Abbott” – a typical Renaissance fair play that requires Knights, Princess’ and Dragon characters which is full of contrasting play on language and emotions. How doth your student fair? Could one but carry forth imagination as such into one’s own script? Wait not! Come now and create your own Renaissance story or act out in one of our many fair themes including “A Medieval Mystery” where campers can help the royal kingdom finally rid them of the evil dragon!
Drama Kids summer camp for children includes a unique combination of fun, creative and entertaining theatre activities for ages 5-12 years. Up Up and Away! It’s a bird, it’s a plane? No it’s a super hero in the making. Have you ever wanted to be a super hero? Join us for a week full of surprises as we help you create and find your own super hero powers! Discover the superhero in you! Campers this week will perform mighty feats of strength and cunning as they write, solve, and act up in plays – created, directed, and performed entirely by THEM! Campers will need to use all their superpowers to create a plot, characters, stage movement, songs, and more as they work together to save the planet (or whatever else they may wish to save). Campers will bring the house down during their end of camp DKI Playhouse Presentation, performing a play their team creates.
Want to know how the show ends? SO DO WE! Camp is a unique combination of creative and entertaining theater activities such as silent scenes, improvisation, dialogue development, and theater games while we learn what it takes to be a superhero. Students will perform a presentation at the end of the week for family and friends to see.
Locations: Multiple. Check the website for all the details.
Dates: June 13th – 17th/June 20th – June 24th / June 27th – July 1st/July 11th – July15th/ July 18th – July 22nd/ July 25th – 29th
Cost: Varies based on program
Person: Sandy Detamore
Email: [email protected]
5. Overnight Camp Experience for Boys & Girls in San Antonio – Camp Olympia
Camp Type: Overnight, Adventure
Meet Texas’ favorite summer camp! With one, two, and three week sessions and over 45 activity choices, Camp Olympia is the ultimate overnight camp experience for boys and girls ages 6-16. Located 95 miles north of Houston, Camp Olympia provides the perfect setting for fun and adventure along Lake Livingston in the Pineywoods. Campers make friends and gain independence while building teamwork and leadership skills through a customized camp experience and counselor mentorship. Join Camp Olympia families from around the world who have created lasting summer memories for over 50 years.
Location: 723 Olympia Drive Trinity Texas 75862
Dates: Term 1: May 29 – June 11 (14 days), Term 2: June 12 – July 2 (21 days), SPARK Week 1*: June 12 – June 18 (7 days), Term 2B: June 19 – July 2 (14 days), SPARK Week 2*: July 3 – July 9 (7 days), Term 3: July 3 – July 23 (21 days)
Email: [email protected]
Camp Type: Arts
Be the star of your own story with The Magik Theatre! More than 14,000 young people ages 3 to 17 have taken part in Camp Showbiz, San Antonio’s premiere theatre arts summer program. At Camp Showbiz, no two sessions are alike, so there’s always something new and exciting for students to experience! With guidance from their professional teaching artists, campers take charge of their experience by learning how to collaborate together to create one-of-a-kind shows. Over the course of a session, campers will have fun growing their imaginations by developing original plays and films, sharpening acting and improvisational skills, and rehearsing show-stopping musical numbers.
Camp Showbiz’s process-based approach to theatre brings out each child’s unique talents and shows them they are capable of great things! Each camp session runs two weeks, and culminates in a Friday 3:00 p.m. showcase for family and friends.
Locations: The Magik Theatre (420 S Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78205)
Dates: (June 13 – July 29)
Time: Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Contact: [email protected]
Discount: Get the lowest rates by registering early
Cost: See website for more details
Type: Multiple Themes
The Witte is offering up a different summer camp theme each week this summer, with themes ranging from Cooking up History to Dino Explorer, Art of Nature, Wild about Texas and more! Some camps are for ages 6-8, while others are for kids 9-12. Click here to learn more.
Locations: The Witte Museum (3801 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209)
Contact: Official Website
Dates: June 6-24, 2022
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $290/Week for Members | $315/Week for Non-Members
Register now to attend a Summer Camp at the premiere training spot for performing arts in San Antonio! Auditions for The Addams Family summer camp for ages 10-16! Please call to set up your audition time!!! April 21st!!!! Mark those calendars!
Locations: 15705 San Pedro, San Antonio, TX 78232
Contact: Paul Tinder
Dates: Jun 11 – Jun 29 2022
Time: Monday through Friday 10AM-5PM
Camp Type: Outdoors, Recreational
Do you want your child to spend their summer outdoors? Learning to ride and care for the horse? Playing with and grooming a mini horse, donkey, goat, cow, or maybe a rabbit or baby chicken? Splash around in our beautiful in-ground swimming pool surrounded by giant oak trees? Hang out with his/her friends under the shade of a big elm tree, listening to the chickens cluck, while eating their sack lunch or maybe painting a picture for dad or making a necklace for mom? Show what all they have learned on the special parents’ day at the end of each week? Well, then this camp is for your child! Our equestrian camps are located on our 45 acre ranchette which is within 5 minutes from Wimberley, and only 15-25 minutes from south Austin, Kyle, Buda, San Marcos, and Dripping Springs, Texas.
Contact: Marylaura Doherty
Phone: 512-785-0120 (text first)
Email: [email protected]
Dates, Times and Cost:
Day camps- $395Overnight camps: – $750
Type: STEM, Educational
iD Tech is the world’s top STEM summer camp program, with 400,000 alumni over 20 years, and 150 campus locations.
iD Tech’s summer camps give kids from 7-19 years old the opportunity to learn coding, video game design, Minecraft modding, 3D character design and printing, robot engineering, AI and machine learning, and so much more!
There are full-week, all-day, and overnight summer camps available. Campers will learn important, in-demand skills that set them up for future success. Small class sizes (max of 10) ensure students benefit from personalized learning at their own particular pace.
Locations: Virtual. Physical locations yet to be confirmed.
Dates: June 13 -July 29
STEM camps are fun at Code4Bots! Campers learn the fundamentals of programming through the use of Robots, Drones and Arduino boards, as they participate in engaging activities, tutorials, and challenges that teach them how to bring their code to life. Campers explore all types of robots such as Vehicles, Dinosaurs, Animals, Drones and Humanoids to name a few.
At our camps, younger students will explore visual programming like Scratch, Blockly and WeDo while older kids develop text based coding skills in Python, RobotC and C#.
Dates: May 30 to August 19
Half Day Morning Camp 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.*
*Drop-off between 8:45 – 9:00 a.m. and pick-up between 12:00 – 12:15 p.m.
Half Day Afternoon Camp 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.*
*Drop-off between 12:45 – 1:00 p.m. and pick-up between 4:00 – 4:15 p.m.
Full Day Camp 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m*
*Drop-off between 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. and pick-up between 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $199 half day and $399 full day
Camp Type: Sports
When school is out… Camp Active is in! Have your child join us on their school holidays for eight hours of gym play, games, and crafts. Our school break camp schedule includes a morning of play in our big gym facility followed by lunch and fun in our small gym facility along with crafts. Camp runs from 8:00 am – 4:00pm with extended care available until 6:00pm on selected days. Camp is available to fully potty trained children ages 4 and up. Let your child burn energy during their day off with Alamo.
Locations: 16665 Huebner Road, San Antonio, TX 78248
Contact: Abdul Husain
Dates: To be announced
Time: Monday to Friday 8:00 am – 4:00pm with extended care available until 6:30pm on selected days
The cost is $42 per day or $185 for a full week.
Extended care is available for an additional $10 a day.
Drop ins are $47 a day
Country Home’s extremely popular Summer Camp program includes all of our regular activities, our Kids’ Choice Special Interest Clubs, regularly scheduled field trips to swim, skate, bowl, and see movies, as well as special field trips to a wide variety of exciting local destinations. Our highly successful, reward-based Reading Program encourages academic exercises throughout the summer, while our wonderful facility affords us the opportunity to explore various themed rooms (specialized areas listed below). Each area encompasses unique opportunities and equipment for hands-on learning and fun exploration into the world of science, math, computers, language development, dramatic and creative arts. Our children spend fun-filled days on the move participating in activities that stimulate their creativity and spur their imagination!
Ages: Kinder – 13
Locations: Eight San Antonio Locations
Contact: Millie Reinhart
Time: Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The DoSeum is the perfect place for kids to spend the summer. At camp, kids will explore exciting new STEM and art concepts, learning to innovate, create, and solve problems—all while having fun! There are camps for 3-4 year old, 5-7 year old, and 8-11 year old. These camps are always very popular, so you’ll want to register ASAP. In response to COVID-19 best practices in childcare settings, The DoSeum has elected to offer fewer summer camps each week with a decreased capacity of campers, in compliance with CDC and state recommendations. Stay tuned for 2022 Camp Announcements
Locations: 2800 Broadway St. | San Antonio, TX | 78209
Dates: June 6 – August 12 2022
Paris Saint-Germain Academy offers camps throughout the season that provide intensive training seasons based on the fundamentals of world class European soccer to develop player skills, technique, tactics, strength and endurance. Players who attend a Paris Saint-Germain camp receive an introduction to the official Paris Saint-Germain Academy training methodology and philosophy of play designed in France for the best players in the world such as Messi, Neymar Jr, Mbappe and De Maria. The training sessions are led and coached by Paris Saint-Germain certified and/or UEFA (or U.S equivalent) licensed coaches.
Location: 6610 Low Bid Ln, San Antonio, TX 78250
Date and Time: From July 18 to July 22 – 9 am – 3 pm
Children will explore the world of ART! Our open-ended projects allow children to work at their own pace, creating artwork that is specific to their individual skill level and goals. We focus on the process and the exploration of different materials, not always on the end result. Summer camps are a great way for children to fully immerse in their projects. Each child is given plenty of time to craft their masterpieces, and there is an Art Show at the end of each camp week to showcase our students’ hard work!
Age: 5- 12
Time and Cost:
$250.00 / Week – Full Day Camp
9 am – 4 pm
$195.00 / Week Half Day Camp
9 am – 12 pm
1 pm – 4 pm
$10/Day Early Drop Off at 8 am
$10/Day Late Pick Up at 5 pm
Description: Painting in your pajamas? Sculpting in your slippers? Why not?? In this camp, we’ll create a colorful ring toss game, sculpt a seaworthy ship, make a 3D bug, and so much more, and just for fun, we’ll do it all while wearing our pajamas! You wear your favorite jammies, and we’ll take care of the rest- it’s a Pajama Jam!
Location: Kidcreate Studio – San Antonio | 21803 Interstate 10, Suite 102, San Antonio, TX, 78257
Date: 6/6/2022 until 6/9/2022
Time: Every day from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
The Olympic sport of fencing provides a great physical and mental workout and is lots of fun to learn to do. Learning to fence is a challenging mix of physical and tactical training that is equally suited to boys and girls. Our fencing program is provided in a safe environment and we emphasize safety rules at all times. Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced Fencing Summer Camp is designed for kids 6 years and up who are new to, have recently been introduced or presently active with the sport of fencing. Our teaching philosophy is based on working one-on-one with our fencers to develop individual skills in a group-learning environment.
Date: 01 – May 30 to June 3
02 – June 13 to 17
03 – June 20 to 24
04 – July 18 to 22
05 – August 1 to 5
Cost and Time: 5 day camps – 9am to 4pm $400 per camp or $95 per day.
$25 discount if paid in full 7 calendar days prior each Camp.
Multiple camp discount of $25 off 2nd + camps (5-day camps only)
Family discount of $25 off second and up in the same family.
Camp Type: Sports
The mission of Champ Camp is to provide an affordable, Christ centered, youth sports day camp that will build relationships and trust within the community. At Champ Camp we Love God and we Love Others and keep a mission/service oriented focus throughout the week. A successful Champ Camp will rely heavily upon a strong team of leaders. Champ Camp is geared towards elementary aged kids.
Time: 8:30 am to 2 pm
Date: June 6 -30, 2022
Your Micronaut will learn all about the sun and earn a digital badge doing it! Micronauts will also take part in space-themed interactive experiences and explore all that the Scobee Education Center staff has to offer. Launch your Micronaut’s imagination beyond the solar system as they explore the universe in the Scobee Planetarium, develop team building through design challenges, and use technology & robotics to learn basic coding. Prepare your Micronaut to make the next giant leap.
Age: Entering Kindergarten to 2nd Grades
Date: June 13-17, 2022
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Woodlawn Theatre Academy will be offering in-person, weekly Summer Camps in 2022. Our Summer Camps offer kids of all skill levels, ages 5 – 18, the opportunity to explore their creative talents, collaborate with their peers, and develop an educational understanding and passion for the performing arts. Summer Theatre Camps at Woodlawn Academy are educational and exciting while pushing our students to be imaginative and create something new.
Age: 5 – 18
Location: San Antonio, TX 78201, United States
Date: June 6 – July 29, 2022
Cost: $200 – $300
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