Summer is quickly approaching and Houston is home to some incredible summer camps for kiddos! Everything from science and technology to arts and wizardry (yep, like Harry Potter style) are available. Even if you don’t live in Houston, day camps and extended week-long camps are the perfect getaway for families looking to experience something different this summer. Send your kiddos to camp while you experience all of the adult fun that Houston has to offer! Check out our top five camp recommendations below:
Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS): No matter what your child is into, trust that HMNS has a summer camp designed specifically for it. Ready for kiddos aged 9-17, HMNS’ camps run the gamut of genres, such as: chemistry, space, coding, robotics, physics, social studies, and dinosaurs. Their Harry Potter themed camps (Wizard Science Academy and Camp Half Blood) particularly set them apart and are enough to make any adult wish they were a kid again. Work a little magic and enroll now!
Space Center Houston: “Houston, we have a summer camp…” There was nothing more as a child that many of us wanted to do than to go to Space Camp. That sentiment is still alive and well, and your kiddo(s) can experience all the amazement and awe of the multitude of summer camps that Space Center Houston has arranged. Ages 4 – 11 have the opportunity to attend day camps in space exploration, robotics, engineering, and more!
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: Mixed media, cartooning, painting, sewing, sculpture, and screen printing are just a few genres of classes that await at MFAH’s Glassell Junior School. Nurturing creativity is child’s play at Glassell, and they offer classes and workshops all summer for ages 4 to 18. Foster your little Picasso or Project Runway contestant today!
Houston Zoo: Have a mini zoologist on your hands? The Houston Zoo offers camps for kiddos 4 – 16 years old with different adventures every week! Dinosaur training, zoo building, animal nutrition, wildlife vlogging and a slew of other activities have been masterfully woven together by zoo experts. Both full and half day classes are available, so hop on over and sign up!
Main Street Theater: Houston has a vibrant arts culture, and our theatres are some of the best in the country. If you live with a budding Shakespeare, Main Street Theatre offers an immersive summer acting camp that’s sure to satisfy any bard. Ages 4 – 18 will enjoy writing, directing, acting, prop creation, costume classes, and a plethora of other mediums to create this performing arts playground. Solidify a spot for your child today take a bow.
With so many options, it’s hard to pass up an opportunity to visit Houston while your kiddo feeds their imagination at one of our many incredible summer camps. For additional articles, offers, and ideas to inspire some Houston dreamin’, head on over to travel.hilton.com/houston.