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 2021 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:

 

Top Picks For San Antonio Summer Camps 2021

 

Summer at Saint Mary’s Hall

 

Summer Camp 2021 Saint Marys Hall

Type: Arts, Athletics, Enrichment

Description: Summer at Saint Mary’s Hall is a premier destination for a safe, fun, educational and enriching day camp experience. With more than 150 unique academic, arts, athletics, and enrichment camps for children ages 3-18, every camper is sure to find something to discover or enhance his or her talents and creative abilities. Summer at Saint Mary’s Hall has tried and true classes like Tennis, Hip Hop, Archery, Chess, Reading Roundup and Walking With Nature. We also have several new camps this year including Drone You, DJ Training, Cupcake Creatures, Beaded Bliss, Backyard Fun, Fashion Divas, Volleyball Camp and more! Come to Summer at Saint Mary’s Hall to play, learn, and explore!

Location :9401 Starcrest Dr, San Antonio, TX 78217

Contact:

Phone: 210-483-9124

Email: [email protected]

Website, Facebook, Instagram

Dates: May 24 – July 30

Cost: Varies by program

Sign up with no registration fee using code SATTD

 

Hunters Chase Farms Inc.

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hunter chase farms summer camp

Type: Outdoors, Recreational

Description: Hunters Chase Farm (HCF) Camps are designed around horses. Horseback riding daily, grooming , bathing and and many other horse related activities. We splash in the pool to cool off or relax under the big oak trees after horseback riding . Your child also might dabble in the arts and crafts during the week as well. Come join the fun at HCF this summer and make life long friends while you enjoy the outdoors and learning about all that goes along with horses.

Locations: 4909 Lone Man Mountain Rd. Wimberley, Texas 78676

Contact: Marylaura Doherty

Phone: 512-785-0120 (text first)

Email: [email protected]

Official Website:www.HuntersChaseFarms.com

Dates, Times and Cost: 

Day camps- $395
Boys & Girls
Monday – Friday 9:00 – 4:00
June 7-11
June 14-18
July 5-9
July 12-16
 
Overnight camps: – $750
Girls only
June 20-25
July 18-23

 

YMCA of Greater San Antonio

YMCA SA Summer Day Camp

Type: Multi-discipline

Description: From traditional camp and specialty experiences to one of a kind adventures, the Y invites kids to discover new talents, new interests, and new friends within a safe and nurturing environment. They guarantee that campers will have the BEST SUMMER EVER through creative play, field trips, sports, and more. There are day camps, overnight camps, sports camps, specialty camps, camps for kids with special needs, and more! The Y’s doors are open to all, regardless of age, ability, faith, gender or income – there is an experience waiting for everyone. Please see our COVID-19 Safety and Guidelines tab for our current YMCA protocols.

Ages: 5 – 13

Locations: 13 locations for indoor and outdoor camp options around the San Antonio area. Check website for all the details.

Contact: (210) 924-2277, Website

Dates: Jun 7 – Aug 6 2021

Time: Drop off before 9:00 am and Pick up after 4:00 pm

Cost: per week: Members: $144 | Non-Members: $160

Register Online or at your local Y’s Welcome Center

 

Drama Kids International

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Type: Indoors, Drama

Description: Drama Kids Summer Camp for children includes a unique combination of fun, creative, and entertaining theatre activities for kids ages 5-17 years. A week full of fun, creative and entertaining theater activities will be geared toward developing teamwork, public speaking skills and self-confidence in each young actor. At the end of the week, young actors will take the stage to demonstrate their skills in a performance for family and friends.

Locations: Multiple. Refer to www.dramakids.com/tx6

Contact: 

Person: Sandra Detamore 

Phone: 830-216-7222

Email: [email protected]

Website

Instagram 

Dates: June/July

Cost: Varies based on program

Click here to learn more and register today

 

Other San Antonio Summer Camps 2021

 

The Magik Theatre’s Camp Showbiz

Type: Arts

Description: 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. 

Ages: 7-10 and 11-13 years of age

Locations: The Magik Theatre (420 S Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78205) 

Contact: [email protected]

Dates: Ages 7-10 (May 31 – June 11) and Ages 11-13 (June 14 – June 25)

Time: Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Discount: Get the lowest rates by registering early

Cost: $425

 

Witte Museum Summer Camps

Type: Multiple Themes

Description: The Witte is offering up a different summer camp theme each week this summer, with themes ranging from Cooking up History to Dinolympics to Microscopic Me to Super-Powered Science and more. Some camps are for ages 6-8, while others are for kids 9-12. Click here to learn more.

Ages: 6-12

Locations: The Witte Museum 3801 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209

Contact: Official Website

Dates: June 14 – Aug 06, 2021

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Cost: $290/Week for Members | $315/Week for Non-Members

 

Performing Arts San Antonio Summer Camps

Type: Arts

Description: 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! These camps involve Professional training to learn how to break down a script and make correct choices to be competitive on film and on TV.

Ages: 10-16

Locations: 15705 San Pedro, San Antonio, TX 78232

Contact: Paul Tinder

Dates: Jun 11 – Jun 29 2021

Time: Monday through Friday 10AM-5PM

 

 

ID TECH

Type: STEM, Educational

Description: 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.

Save $75 on registration when you download their online brochure!

Locations: Virtual. Physical locations yet to be confirmed. 

Contact: [email protected], Website; Facebook

Dates: June-August

Cost: Varies

 

CODE4BOTS Robotcoder Camp

Type: Academics

Description: At Code4Bots, kids learn critical tech skills that prepare them for the world of tomorrow. These engaging, exciting, and educational STEM Camps allow hands-on learning with award winning Robots, Drones and Programing Languages. Your child will learn how to program robotic machines using different coding platforms, like Scratch Blockly, RobotC and Arduino! When kids learn science and technology from a young age, they’ll be better equipped to succeed in life. At Code4Bots, your child will learn about recent robotics innovations in a fun and captivating way so they can transform their ideas into amazing creations that they can share with the world. Code4Bots Camps foster an environment where teamwork, problem-solving, and creativity thrive. 

Ages: 6-15

Locations: 1056 E. Borgfeld Dr. Suite 1, San Antonio, TX 78260

Contact: [email protected]; Website

Dates: May 31 to August 20

Time:

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: $160 half day and $325 full day

 

Camp Youtube

Type: STEM, Arts

Description: Camp Youtube brings the fun of summer camp to families at home. The camps cover multiple areas including STEM, Arts, Sports, and Adventure themed camps to learn new skills, stay active, and explore the world together. This is a great option for families that want to stay at home and learn fun, new things.  There are Campfire Talks to encourage families to have discussions on key topics such as race, discrimination. Kids can take virtual field trips around the globe using virtual reality. Families can also download #CampYouTube bingo boards and cross off camp activities they complete.

Age: Various

Location: Online

Dates: Always available

Time: Anytime

Cost: Free

 

All-Star Sports Camp

Type: Sports

Description: We promote teamwork and sportsmanship through healthy competition via active sports games. Teaching children basic skills allows kids the chance to discover new talents and push themselves to refine their natural abilities.

Locations: 8020 Pat Booker Rd suite c, Live Oak, TX 78233, United States

Contact: Paul Tinder

Dates: Jun 04 – Aug 20 2021

Time: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm for Full Day, 8:30 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm for Half Day

Cost: Full Day $79 – $299

           Half Day $49 – $199

 

Camp Olympia

Type: Arts, Sports, Academics

Description: Camp Olympia is the BEST place for boys and girls ages 6-16 to create life-long memories during its one, two or three-week overnight summer camp sessions. Olympia offers 45+ popular summer camp activities so there is something for everyone!  Plus, each camper CHOOSES their own activities! Camp Olympia offers an individualized camp activity schedule that includes the activities he or she is interested. Learn to waterski or wakeboardride a horsetee it up at golf… it’s your choice!  All of these great camp activities are in addition to our Spartan/Athenian competitions and themed nightly programs.

Age: 6 to 16

Location: 723 Olympia Drive, Trinity, TX 75862

Contact: Debbie Stubblefield

Dates: May 30 – Aug 07 2021

Time: Varies

Cost: Varies

 

VentureLab

Type: Other

Description: Are your kids bored at home? Is the thought of spending a whole summer with nowhere to go giving everyone the summertime blues? Make this summer one to remember and start a virtual adventure in entrepreneurship with VentureLab! All camps run from 9:30-11:30 am CST. Please be sure to calculate your time zone when considering a camp!  VentureLab’s Youth Startup Camps feature:

  • Engaging activities to guide youth through the entrepreneurial process, from idea generation to pitching a business • Guided instruction from experienced VentureLab educators • Guest entrepreneurs sharing lessons they learned while starting businesses • A virtual pitch event where youth can share their new business idea with confidence

Locations: 1112 S. St. Mary’s Street, San Antonio, TX 78204

Contact: Meredith Jones

Dates: Jun 14 – Jul 23 2021

Time: 9:30-11:30 am

Cost: $300.00

 

Summer Camps in San Antonio Awaiting Complete 2021 Information

Alamo Gymnastics Summer Camp

Type: Sports

Description: The daily schedule includes gymnastics, arts and crafts, games and also includes outdoor activities and swimming. Camp runs Mon-Fri from 8:30-3:30pm with extended care available until 5:30pm

Age: 4-12

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

Cost: $42 per day or $185 for a full week

 

The Cibolo Nature Center Camps

Type: Sports

Description: The Cibolo Nature Center’s summer camps nurture an awareness and appreciation of the outdoor world and give opportunities and learning experiences for all children. With camp options available for Pre-K through age 12, these sessions foster teamwork and mutual respect for others through nature play and hands-on activities.

Ages: 5-12

Locations: Cibolo Nature Center & Farm 140 City Park Road | Boerne, TX | 78006

Contact: Official Website

Dates: To be announced

Time: To be announced

Cost: To be announced

 

Country Home Learning Center

Type: Academics

Description: 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

Dates

Time: Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Cost

 

The DoSeum Summer Camps

Type: Arts

Description: 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 olds, 5-7 year olds, and 8-11 year olds. 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 2021 Camp Announcements

Locations: The DoSeum 2800 Broadway St. | San Antonio, TX | 78209

Contact: Website

Dates: June 7 – August 13 2021

Time: To be announced

Cost: To be announced

 

Youth Code Jam

Type: Academics

Description: Kids have the chance to learn coding, game design, web design, interactive artwork, network security and more as you learn the basics of computational thinking, computer programming, digital citizenship, and cyber security. It’s a great chance for your little ones to discover, think, tinker, invent and create. All camps are tailored to your kid’s ability with an excellent teacher-to-student ratio to ensure the best possible learning and engagement. 

Locations: Artpace, Confluence Park

Contact: Official Website

Dates: To be updated

Time: To be updated

Cost: To be updated

 

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