Summer is around the corner and so are summer camps. In addition to keeping kids busy when school is out, camps help kids learn independence, make new friends, focus special interests and gain new skills. Luckily for Amira parents, the Tomball area is full of day camps kids will want to return to year after year. Here are some of our favorites:
24922 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., July 19-23
$250 per child
Children will learn persistence and open the door to creativity at this STEM-based camp. Campers will create and market inventions, build launching devices and make vehicles that soar.
Salem Community Center
22601 Lutheran Church Road
Tomball, TX 77377
Times vary, Mon.-Fri., June 1-Aug. 12
$150 half day, $235 full day, per week
Shoot some hoops and learn mad skills this summer. Campers can choose between total player, shooting and competition half-day camps or combine two camps for a full day of play.
24913 Kuykendahl Road
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Fri., June 1-Aug. 31
Tomball, TX 77375
$390 per student, per week
Beginner and advanced students can join a band and fine tune their musical skills at these weekly camps focusing on instrumentation, arranging, recording and performing.
1230 Ulrich Road
Tomball, Texas 77375
Times vary, Mon.-Fri., May 31-July 10 and July 12-Aug. 31
$135 per session (6 classes), $30 half day, $40 full day
Kids will have a blast tumbling, playing games, hitting nearby playgrounds and swimming at Tomball Town Pool.
13913 Stagecoach Road
Magnolia, Texas 77355
8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Mon.Fri., June 1-Aug. 13
$165 per child per week, $160 per child/per week for two or more family members
Christian-based camp featuring themed weeks, swimming, inflatables, catch-and-release fishing, live animals and more on 20 acres of beautiful outdoors.
Friends of Texas Wildlife Education Center
29816 Dobbin Hufsmith
Magnolia, TX 77354
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon., Wed., Fri., June 7-11, 14-18 and 21-25
$125 per camper, per week
Animal-loving kids will get answers to all of their most pressing wildlife questions at this day camp where they can meet live animals, play games and do crafts. Camp fee includes a t-shirt and snack. Campers should wear closed-toe shoes, as well as bringing a water bottle and a sack lunch.