Wednesday, June 29, 2022

July Summer Camps: Athletics & Dance

You can register for all of our camps 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.

Beginner Basketball Camp
July 8–11 | Ages 5–7 | Learn more & register

This super-fun basketball camp is designed for players of all levels. Instructors use a variety of activities and drills to help athletes improve their dribbling, passing, shooting and rebounding skills. Part of each class will be devoted to scrimmages.

Dodgeball Camp
July 15–18 | 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.

Volleyball Camp
July 15–18 | 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.

TGA Premier Junior Golf Camp
July 15–19 | Ages 6–14 | 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.

Hawaiian Hullabaloo Summer Fun Dance Camp
July 22–26 | Ages 3–5 & 6–12 | Learn more & register

Your little dancer will love this tropical-themed week filled with dance and Hawaiian arts and crafts. We’ll even assemble and eat our own fruit kabob! Students should wear a leotard and tights and bring both their tap and ballet shoes to class in a backpack or dance bag. Dancers will receive a hula skirt outfit to take home the final camp day.

Basketball Tech Camp
July 22–25 | Ages 8–12 | Learn more & register

Basketball Tech Camp is perfect for players who are looking for a serious and fun basketball experience. In addition to helping players improve their individual dribbling, passing and shooting skills, we also emphasize team concepts to put all of the pieces together. Part of each class will be devoted to scrimmages.

Introduction to Competitive Cheerleading Camp
July 22–26 | Ages 6–12 | 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.

Flag Football Tech Camp
July 29–August 1 | Ages 7–12 | Learn more & register

Flag Football Tech Camp is a combination QB skills clinic and traditional flag football program. Players will learn drills and exercises for passing and receiving as well as defensive coverage, and each class includes time for scrimmage. We’ll also cover plays, routes and basic football formations. All equipment supplied.

To learn more about our July camps, please contact Southlake Parks and Recreation at (817) 748-8019.

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.

Register Now for Southlake’s August Youth Camps

School’s still out for summer, so make the most of the rest of your break with our August youth camps!

Southlake Parks and Recreation’s youth camps are just what you need to beat the back-to-school blues. Check out the cool camps we’re offering this August:

Minecraft Architects
Date: August 6 – 10  Time: 1 – 4 p.m.  Ages: 8 – 15  Cost: $175
This camp is designed to spark creative thinking, develop spatial visualization skills and improve math proficiency using the popular video game Minecraft. Kids will work as a team to build structures that meet specific guidelines while taking environmental features into consideration. They’ll also have to use advanced problem-solving skills to defeat the real-world challenges of limited resources and time. Click here to register.

Minecraft Societies
Date: August 6–10  Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Ages: 8 – 14  Cost: $175
Minecraft Societies challenges kids to use teamwork, ingenuity and problem-solving skills as they learn about the pillars that make a great society. Campers start in a harsh environment and discover what it takes to start out as an outpost. From there, they’ll vote on what they would like their city to focus on: security, education, healthcare and public works. At the end of camp, team interviews and a video flyby of their city will be posted on 8Bit’s site! Click here to register.

Dodgeball Camp
Date: August 13 – 16  Time: 1 – 4 p.m.  Ages: 7 – 12  Cost: $95
In our ultra-popular program, kids have the opportunity to learn and play several versions of dodgeball. The emphasis is on fun, teamwork and exercise. We will play many different versions of the classic game using new coated foam balls, which are perfect for safe and FUN play! Groups are divided based on ages. Please bring a snack and gym shoes. Click here to register.

Thymio Robotics: Visual Programming
Date: August 13 – 17  Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Ages: 5 – 7  Cost: $185
In our most popular camp for young engineers, kids learn robotics and basic coding skills as they customize the behavior of our Thymio robots using touch controls and infrared sensors. By the end of the week, each camper will have turned his or her robot into a living, moving creature with a unique personality! Click here to register.

Digital Game Development
Date: August 13 – 17  Time: 1–4 p.m.  Ages: 7 – 10  Cost: $185
Create amazing digital games using the pro-quality Clickteam Fusion platform. Campers develop the logical flow of their game then create a unique digital environment complete with animated characters, custom backgrounds and sound effects. This camp is a fun and engaging way to explore one of the hottest new sectors of the tech industry! 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 the Wednesday 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.

Beat the Heat with Southlake’s July Youth Camps

North Texas will be feeling the heat this July, but Southlake Parks and Recreation is keeping things cool with summer camps for kids of all ages.

Whether you have a little artist who wants to paint a masterpiece or a future programmer who wants to build a one-of-a-kind video game, we’ve got you covered. Check out all of the awesome camps we’re offering this July!

Athletics & Recreation

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

TGA Premier Jr. Golf Camp
Date: July 16 – 20  Time: 9 – 11 a.m.
This all-skills camp helps golfers ages 6–16 build confidence while improving their game. All equipment is provided. Cost: $225. Click here to register.

Volleyball Camp
Date: July 16 – 20  Time: 9 – 11 a.m.
In this all-skills camp, players ages 8–16 will hone their volleyball skills in fun games, drills and scrimmages. Cost: $99. Click here to register.

Basketball Tech Camp
Date: July 23 – 26  Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
All levels and abilities are welcome in this more advanced and competitive basketball camp for ages 6–12. Cost: $98. 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

Glamour Girls
Date: July 9 – 13  Time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Instructors will teach kids ages 5–12 how to make their very own beauty products, from shimmery lip balm to fizzy bath bombs. Cost: $150. Click here to register.

Lego Brixology Engineers
Date: July 9 – 13  Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Future engineers ages 6–10 will build Lego projects inspired by a variety of engineering fields: mechanical, aerospace, bioengineering and more! Cost: $165. Click here to register.

Digital Game Development
Date: July 16 – 20  Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Campers ages 7–10 will create their own video game complete with animated characters, custom backgrounds and cool sound effects. Cost: $185. Click here to register.

Chess Wizards Summer Camp
Date: July 16 – 20  Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Chess Wizards is a premier chess education camp that teaches players ages 5–14 strategy as well as sportsmanship. Cost: $200. Click here to register.

Wild About Weather
Date: July 23 – 26  Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Fox 4’s Chief Meteorologist Dan Henry will lead campers ages 7–11 as they perform experiments and deliver their own weather reports. Cost: $175. Click here to register.

Designing Dolls
Date: July 23 – 27  Time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
In this camp, kids ages 5–12 will learn how to make a one-of-a-kind doll. Campers will design the hair, paint the face and even sew the clothing! Cost: $150. Click here to register.

Fusion Gaming
Date: July 23 – 27  Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
In this in-depth coding class, kids ages 8–14 will design and code a complex 3-level game with unique characters, sound effects and more. Cost: $175. Click here to register.

Fusion Gaming Junior
Date: July 23 – 27  Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
In this introductory course, campers ages 5–7 will strengthen their computer skills by coding their very own game using basic game design. Cost: $175. Click here to register.

Lego Animation
Date: July 30 – August 3  Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
This camp teaches kids ages 8–14 how to build sets, record voiceovers and edit stills for their own stop-motion animation movie. Cost: $175. Click here to register.

Adventures in Art Camp
Date: July 30 – August 2  Time: 2 – 4:45 p.m.
Artists ages 6–13 will create masterpieces in multiple mediums while learning fine art principles. All supplies are provided. Cost: $150. Click here to register.

You can register for all of these camps online 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.

Registration Extended for Southlake’s Teen Scene Summer Program

Due to popular demand, Southlake Parks and Recreation has opened more spots in the Teen Scene summer program!

Join our friendly staff as they take your teenager to some of the most fun and interesting places DFW has to offer. We will meet at Durham Intermediate School where teens will shoot hoops, play cards or just hang out and meet new friends before heading out for the day.

The following field trips are the ones that have been finalized, but each day offers a new and exciting excursion for Teen Scene participants. Trips are subject to change based on weather and other unforeseen events.

Week 1: Fort Worth Zoo and NRH2O

Week 2: American Airlines Center Tour and Group Dynamix

Week 3: Six Flags and Harkins Theatre (The Incredibles 2)

Week 4: NRH2O, Summit Rock Climbing and Texas Motor Speedway Tour

Week 5: Globe Life Park Tour and Ripley’s Believe It or Not

Week 6: Six Flags and Top Golf

Week 7: Group Dynamix and AT&T Stadium Tour

Week 8: Museum Tour and Dallas Aquarium

Week 9: Hawaiian Falls and Harkins Theater

The Teen Scene van will leave for field trips by 9 a.m. and return by approximately 4 p.m. Participants can be dropped off between 7:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. and picked up between 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Please provide your teen with daily lunch money or a sack lunch and optional spending money for trips.

You can register for Teen Scene online or in person at Southlake Town Hall (1400 Main Street, Suite 210). Register soon before the new spots in this popular camp sell out! If you have any questions or would like more information, please 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.

The 2018 Southlake Scene Summer Issue Is Live!

Whether you’re looking for summer athletics, cool new classes or exciting camps for kids, the Southlake Scene is your family’s guide to summer fun.

Grab your calendar and get ready for summer—the 2018 Southlake Scene summer issue is live! In addition to our popular returning camps, programs and events, this issue has some exciting new additions that you won’t want to miss out on. Here are just a few highlights of the cool activities we’re offering to keep you and your family entertained all summer long:

Summer Youth Camp Highlights

  • Summer Camp Mania & Teen Scene
  • Video Game Game Design & Minecraft Camps
  • Robotics, Lego & Hands-On Science Camps
  • Wild About Weather Camp – NEW!
  • Southlake Spy Academy (Southlake Library’s Summer Reading Program)
  • Natural Discovery Camps at Bob Jones Nature Center

Summer Athletics Highlights

  • 3v3 Coast to Coast Basketball League Powered by Under Armour
  • Youth Volleyball & Basketball Leagues (Teams & Individuals)
  • Basketball & Volleyball Camps for All Ages & Skill Levels
  • Soccer Camps & Programs for Ages 3-10
  • Jiu Jitsu (Ages 5-18)

Summer Adult Program Highlights

  • College Financial Planning
  • Mother & Daughter Self-Defense
  • Group Fitness Classes

Free Summer Events

Plus so much more! Be sure to check out the summer issue of the Southlake Scene for more ways to make the most of your summer.

You can register for classes online or in-person at the Community Services Office at 1400 Main Street, Suite 210. For more information, please call 817-748-8019.