2019 Community Camps

  • College/University Camps
    Burleson Camps
    Arlington/Fort Worth Camps

    College/University Camps

    TCU Summer Camps
    Who: All ages
    Where: Texas Christian University
    Cost: Prices dependent on camp, start at $199
    Date and time: June-August

    This summer at TCU, we are offering over 80 camps that are project-based and designed to teach STEM. concepts through hands-on, interactive learning. Summer Camps at TCU are full of fun, learning and more fun! Camps are offered from June 3–August 8, 2019 and programs are for youth entering 1st–12th grade. Combine half-day camps to make a full day of it at TCU! Camps include: 

    • LEGO® Fun: BattleStorm, Car Rally, Goofy Gizmos
    • LEGO® Computer Camps: Mindstorms Mars Expedition, Movie Makers, Nano-bots, Pet-Bots
    • Science: CSI Forensics, LEGO® Robotic Machines, Rockets & Flight, Weird Science
    • Technology: 3D Animation, Digital Game Development, Drone Build & Engineering, Java Script Programming, Minecraft
    • Photography, Holography & Photoshop
    • SAT and ACT Summer Institutes
    • Creative Writing: Fiction & Poetry, Making Movies

    Tarrant County College Youth Programs
    Who: All ages
    Where: Tarrant County College campuses (South, Southwest, Southeast, Northwest, Trinity River)
    Cost: Prices dependent on camp
    Date and time: June-August

    Tarrant County College offers a variety of youth programs in the summer to engage students to pursue their interests. Each TCC campus has different programs to offer, including: 

    • College For Kids 2019
    • Texas Prefreshman Engineering Program (TexPREP)
    • Choir Camp
    • Endorsement Camp
    • Dance Camp
    • STEM Robotic Camp

    University of Texas at Arlington Engineering Camps
    Who: 5th-9th Grade
    Where: University of Texas at Arlington
    Cost: $350 (Scholarships are available via UTA)
    Date and time: Entry to Engineering (July 22-26), Girls Engineering (July 29-Aug. 2)

    • Entry to Engineering Day Camp - A team of engineering professors and graduate and undergraduate students from all of UTA’s engineering departments present material from all of UTA’s engineering disciplines – aerospace, biomedical, civil, computer science, electrical, environmental, industrial, materials science and mechanical. The instructors provide hands-on exercises in addition to their lectures to show a sampling of the many kinds of things that engineers do. 

    • Girls Engineering Summer Camp - This one-week day camp will introduce middle school young women to the field of engineering by showing how engineering is connected to personal issues, social concerns, and community interests. By conveying engineering concepts in a more personal, social and community-oriented context and introducing them to middle school girls, we will show how engineers connect, communicate, and improve the world. Campers will experience faculty presentations and lectures, lab tours, field trips, hands-on activities.

    iCode Computer Camp
    Who: 3rd-8th Grade
    Where: UTA Computer Science and Engineering Department
    Cost: $690
    Date and time: June 29-July 3, July 6-10, July 13-17, July 20-24  

    Game Design Fundamentals: Learn what it takes to build your own video game worlds. Design and build your own games from start to finish using drag-and-drop programming with Tynker. Build 2D game worlds, design your own animated heroes and villains, program game controls and motion, add music, and program your own game logic. At the end of the week, show of your own original games and play them with friends and family. Game Development Studio: Learn to plan and design a variety of game types. Over the course of a week, you will design and build 2D platformers, top-down games, sidescrollers and physics based games. Students build a foundation of programming basics and apply them as they build a different class of game each day.

    Burleson Camps

    BRiCk Summer Camps
    Who: All ages
    Where: Burleson Recreation Center
    Cost: $120 for members, $120 for non-members
    Date and time: June-July

    The Burleson Recreation Center (the BRiCk) has something for everyone, from artists to musicians, gymnasts and anyone interested in general fitness and fun. Camps include: 

    • Circus Art Camp
    • CR8 Camp
    • Drones and Expert Lego Workshop
    • Early Bird Reading
    • Fashion Designers Camp
    • Jedi Engineering Camp
    • Jedi Robotics Engineering Camp (using EV3)
    • Lego Logo Camp
    • Youth Tech Inc. - iGame Creators
    • Writing Camp

    Arlington/Fort Worth Camps

    All Saints Episcopal School Summer University
    Who: All ages
    Where: All Saints Episcopal School
    Cost: Varies by session
    Date and time: June-August

    Summer University at All Saints’ Episcopal School provides classes and camps for all learners - three-years-old through seniors in high school - that foster academic growth, stimulate imagination, pique curiosity and encourage creativity.

    Dare to DISCOVER
    Who: 1st-8th Grade
    Where: McLean Middle School, Fort Worth ISD
    Cost: $100
    Date and time: July 9-12

    Elementary Camp (1st-5th Grade) and Middle School Camp (6th-8th Grade)
    Dare to Discover is a week-long summer enrichment camp offering classes for students who enjoy being academically and creatively engaged. Several performance-based and hands-on classes are offered. The camp culminates with a family open house including demonstrations, project displays and performances by participants.

    Museum School
    Who: Ages 3-9
    Where: Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
    Cost: $160-$325, varies by session
    Date and time: Varies by session

    Museum School offers summer classes featuring topics that include natural science, space, dinosaurs, physics and engineering, art, chemistry, flight and more. Registration is open for the Summer 2019 Museum School classes for ages 3-9. 

    Read2Win Summer Enrichment Camp
    Who: Incoming Kindergarten-2nd Grade
    Where: 3651 Sycamore School Road, Suite 400, Fort Worth, 76133
    Cost: $300
    Date and time: June 3-July 11, Monday-Thursday, 7:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Our goal is to create a new community of readers and learners who will be prepared for each school year and are achieving on/or above level for that next step in addition to preventing summer slide. Students will work on reading, sight words, spelling and writing.

    River Legacy Science Center Summer Classes
    Who: All ages
    Where: River Legacy Science Center
    Cost: $200-$275, varies by session
    Date and time: June 10-28, July 8-26

    Learn from the best classroom on earth: nature! From outdoor adventure camps to interactive, engaging, hands-on classes for students ages three to eighth grade, Summer at the Science Center is sure to beat those summertime boredom blues! Week-long, age-appropriate programs investigate the wildlife, ecology, and environment of River Legacy Park with explorations in animals, animal careers, art, water and more!