Thursday, December 8, 2022

Say Hello to Summer in Southlake’s June Youth Camps

Summer’s almost here, and we can’t wait to kick it off with some exciting camps for all ages and interests. Our campers will be flying drones, programming robots, designing video games, learning to paint and so much more. You definitely won’t want to miss out on all the fun!

You can register online or in person at Champions Club (285 Shady Oaks Drive). Popular camps fill quickly, so be sure to register early. Camps that do not meet minimum registration requirements two business days prior to their scheduled start date will be canceled.

Fusion Gaming: Junior
June 3–7 | Ages 7–10 | Learn more & register

In this introductory coding camp, kids will code a pre-made game while learning the basics of level design. Each camper will then make a short video about his or her experience. Students will take their games home and can share their video through the 8Bit YouTube channel. This is the perfect camp for novice programmers!

Minecraft Architect
June 3–7 | Ages 11–14 | Learn more & register

This popular camp teaches basic mathematics through Minecraft EDU. Students will learn how to read and write blueprints, calculate their building materials and submit a building proposal that outlines the cost of their structure. Working independently within a group, students must coordinate and work with a class budget while dealing with market variables.

Dodgeball Camp
June 10–13 | Ages 8–12 | Learn more & register

Our ultra-popular program includes several versions of dodgeball. The emphasis is on fun, teamwork and exercise. We will play many different versions of the classic game using the new coated foam balls. These balls are safe and perfect for fun indoor play! Groups are divided based on ages.

Skyhawks Sports Sampler Camp
June 10–14 | Ages 6–12 | Learn more & register

Looking for an exciting sports camp but can’t choose just one sport? Skyhawks Sports Sampler Camp has you covered! This unique camp combines multiple sports for a fun-filled week of lessons, scrimmages, team activities and more. Athletes will walk away with an understanding of several new sports along with vital life skills like respect, teamwork and self-discipline.

My First STEM Lab
June 17–21 | Ages 3–5 | Learn more & register

This camp teaches young children to see the world around them in a totally new way. Campers will learn how to create codes to pass secret messages, explore ways they can help protect the planet, discover how to eat like different animals and learn about space.

Toy Makers
June 17–21 | Ages 6–11 | Learn more & register

In this camp, future entrepreneurs will create toy prototypes and learn about cost, price, vendors, customers, profit and sales as they start their very own business. We’ll also teach kids how to navigate the ever-changing world of small businesses through real-world scenarios.

Chess Wizards Camp
June 17–21 | Ages 6–12 | Learn more & register

Chess Wizards Camp offers challenging chess lessons, exciting games and cool prizes for players of all skill levels. Students will improve their chess skills, meet new friends and work out their most powerful muscle—their brain!

Little Medical School Summer Camp
June 17–21 | Ages 6–10 | Learn more & register

This camp teaches children about medicine, science and the importance of health in an entertaining and exciting way. Through hands-on demonstrations, crafts and games, campers will learn how the body and organs work, how to use instruments that real doctors use and even how to tie knots like a real surgeon.

TGA Premier Junior Golf Camp
June 17–21 | Ages 5–12 | Learn more & register

TGA Premier Junior Golf Camp is a perfect fit for any child looking to learn the game of golf or sharpen his or her skills. Golf skills will be taught and developed through a combination of physical activities and academic lessons. Every student will receive a hat, ball and TGA student handbook.

Introduction to Competitive Cheerleading Camp
June 24–28 | Ages 5–12 | Learn more & register

Get in the spirit with TGA Cheerleading Camp! Campers participate in station-based activities that develop tumbling, stunting, choreography, motions, jumps and performance skills in every lesson. TGA coaches follow proper stunt progression and spotting protocol to ensure
a safe and fun environment that incorporates academics and life skills.

Volleyball Camp
June 24–27 | Ages 7–12 | Learn more & register

Bowmen Volleyball Camp is designed for new players who are learning the game as well as experienced players who are gearing up for more competitive play. Drills, games and individual instruction are used to build fundamental skills including serving, passing, setting and hitting. Players will have the opportunity to practice their skills in game situations during the camp tournament.

Drones and Aviation
June 24–28 | Ages 8–13 | Learn more & register

Soar the skies in this aviation adventure! Kids will participate in missions to fly drones and create take-home models of flying objects including a motorized helicopter, plane, parachute, UFO and spaceship. We’ll also learn about FAA rules, drone flying safety, aerodynamics, self-driven planes and other inventions that impact the future of aviation.

Adventures in Art Camp
June 24–27 | Ages 6–11 | Learn more & register

Under the guidance of certified Robert Garden School of Art instructors, your young artist will complete eight works of art featuring realistic landscapes, seascapes, animals, still life and more. Students learn fundamentals of painting, perspective, color theory and composition using watercolor, acrylic and oil paints as well as oil pastels, pencils and charcoal. All art supplies are provided.

Little Veterinarian Summer Camp
June 24–28 | Ages 6–10 | Learn more & register

In this camp, kids will adopt their own stuffed dog and learn how to assess a dog from head to tail as well as the basics of dog care, immunizations and how to treat a laceration. They will also learn about the importance of checking and monitoring dogs for ticks—just like a real veterinarian!

For more information, contact Southlake Parks and Recreation at (817) 748-8019.

Keep the Fun Going All Summer Long with Southlake’s Youth Camps

If you’re looking for summer fun for kids of all ages, Southlake Parks and Recreation has you covered!

From athletics and recreation to art, science and engineering, our summer camps offer something to spark every child’s imagination. Below you’ll find all of the interesting and exciting camps offered through the City of Southlake this June. To see what’s happening in July and August, download a complete list of our 2018 summer camps.

Athletics & Recreation

Dodgeball Camp
Date: June 11–14  Time: 1–4 p.m.
Kids ages 7–12 will learn and play multiple versions of this old-school favorite. Cost: $95. Click here to register.

Flag Football Tech Camp
Date: June 11–14  Time: 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
This unique camp is a combination QB skills clinic and traditional flag football program for players ages 7–11. Cost: $98. Click here to register.

Little Kickers Soccer Camp
Date: June 18-22  Time: 9–11 a.m.
This introductory camp uses fun games and drills to teach kids ages 5–10 the fundamentals of soccer. Cost: $99. Click here to register.

Beginner Basketball Camp
Date: June 25-28  Time: 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
In this all-skills camp, players ages 5–7 will master dribbling, passing and other basketball basics. Cost: $98. Click here to register.

Basketball Tech Camp
Date: June 25-28  Time: 1–4 p.m.
Basketball Tech Camp is a more advanced and competitive program for players ages 6–12. Cost: $98. Click here to register.

Lacrosse Camp
Date: June 25-29  Time: 9–11 a.m.
Players ages 8–15 will develop basic lacrosse skills and a love of the game in this all-skills camp. Cost: $99. Click here to register.

Tennis Camps
The Southlake Tennis Center offers a variety of camps throughout the summer.
Click here to learn more and register.

Arts & Education

Adventures in Art Camp
Date: June 18–21  Time: 9–11:45 a.m.
Artists ages 6–13 create masterpieces in multiple mediums while learning fine art principles. All supplies provided. Cost: $150. Click here to register.

Thymio Robotics: Visual Programming
Date: June 18–22  Time: 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Kids ages 5–7 learn basic coding skills by customizing the behavior of their very own robots. Cost: $185. Click here to register.

Squishy Circuits Electronic Lab
Date: June 18–22  Time: 1–4 p.m.
Squishy Circuits is a hands-on lab that teaches kids ages 5–7 fundamental scientific concepts like magnetism and through safe, engaging and age-appropriate experiments. Cost: $185. Click here to register.

Special Needs Adventures in Art Camp
Date: June 18–21  Time: 6–8 p.m.
Students ages 14 and up unleash their creativity to create their own works of art in a safe, fun and encouraging atmosphere. All supplies provided. Cost: $120. Click here to register.

Junior Red-Hot Robots
Date: June 25–29  Time: 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Future engineers ages 6–10 will learn about circuits, sensors and power supplies as they build their very own robot. Cost: $190. Click here to register.

NASA Academy of Space Explorers
Date: June 25–29  Time: 1–4 p.m.
Campers ages 6–10 will experiment with different propulsion systems while building and launching their own planes and rockets. Cost: $165. Click here to register.

You can register for all of these camps online here or in person at Southlake Town Hall (1400 Main Street, Suite 210). Popular camps fill quickly, so be sure to register early! Camps that do not meet minimum registration requirements two business days prior to their scheduled start date will be canceled.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Southlake Community Services at 817-748-8019.