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Jul 6 to Jul 17 (10 Days)

$770
Jr. Writers in Schools (WITS) - 2 Weeks
Details

WITS programs give children an opportunity to learn by reading literature, practicing writing in a variety of genres, and sharing their work as published authors. WITS campers demonstrate improved reading and writing skills, increased confidence, and enhanced creativity. WITS focuses on the writing process and addresses original voice, inventive word choice, sentence fluency, and clear organization. WITS workshops build skills in reading and analysis, expose students to multi-cultural literature, and emphasize the importance of revision. At the end of the week the camper will share their finished pieces in a celebration and will take home a portfolio of their work. Camp is located at Merfish Teen Center.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $140
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $180
  • Care Bundle
    $320
  • Ages
    6 to 8
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Availability
    Unknown

Jul 13 to Jul 24 (10 Days)

$740
Jr. Dance Inspirations - 2 Weeks
Details

This camp focuses on the elements of dance and inspires campers to find movement in everyday things and activities. Campers will put together a fun and high-energy dance show using their imaginations along with the help of professionals from the Houston area. At the end of this 2-week camp, campers will perform their one-of-a-kind showcase on the Kaplan Theatre Stage!

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $140
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $180
  • Care Bundle
    $320
  • Ages
    6 to 8
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Availability
    Unknown

Jul 6 to Jul 10 (5 Days)

$370
Jr. Hip-hop and You Don't Stop
Details

A beginner’s introduction to our sell-out Hip Hop camp! Jr. Campers will get age-appropriate classes in all styles of hip hop including break-dance, pop and lock, crumping, and more! Hip Hop crafts, activities, and a performance showcase are included in this 1-week camp.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $70
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $90
  • Care Bundle
    $160
  • Ages
    6 to 8
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Availability
    Unknown

Aug 3 to Aug 14 (10 Days)

$740
Jr. Musicals - 2 Weeks
Details

This camp is a perfect introduction to the world of musical theatre. Campers will spend their days learning fun songs and dances from hit Broadway shows, all while learning teamwork skills, making friends, and building confidence. At the end of the week, campers will present a fun showcase. Expanded to two weeks for summer 2020, your campers won’t want to miss this!

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $140
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $180
  • Care Bundle
    $320
  • Ages
    6 to 8
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Availability
    Unknown

Jul 27 to Jul 31 (5 Days)

$370
Jr. Art in Motion
Details

This camp is a beginner’s introduction to all things visual art with an emphasis on projects that require movement to create art. Explore different media, tools, and art forms in this 1-week camp. Our camp is designed with success in mind, taking kids through the art process step by step. Artists will come home with projects that can be cherished for a lifetime.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $70
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $90
  • Care Bundle
    $160
  • Ages
    6 to 8
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Availability
    Unknown

Jun 15 to Jun 19 (5 Days)

$385
Writers in the Schools
Details

WITS programs give children an opportunity to learn by reading literature, practicing writing in a variety of genres, and sharing their work as published authors. WITS campers demonstrate improved reading and writing skills, increased confidence, and enhanced creativity. WITS focuses on the writing process and addresses original voice, inventive word choice, sentence fluency, and clear organization. WITS workshops build skills in reading and analysis, expose students to multi-cultural literature, and emphasize the importance of revision. At the end of the week, the camper will share their finished pieces in a celebration and will take home a portfolio of their work.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $70
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $90
  • Care Bundle
    $160
  • Ages
    8 to 11
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Jul 20 to Jul 24 (5 Days)

$385
Writers in the Schools
Details

WITS programs give children an opportunity to learn by reading literature, practicing writing in a variety of genres, and sharing their work as published authors. WITS campers demonstrate improved reading and writing skills, increased confidence, and enhanced creativity. WITS focuses on the writing process and addresses original voice, inventive word choice, sentence fluency, and clear organization. WITS workshops build skills in reading and analysis, expose students to multi-cultural literature, and emphasize the importance of revision. At the end of the week, the camper will share their finished pieces in a celebration and will take home a portfolio of their work.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $70
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $90
  • Care Bundle
    $160
  • Ages
    8 to 11
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Availability
    Unknown

Jul 6 to Jul 10 (5 Days)

$385
Just Add Beats
Details

Explore the world of sound with this creative audio production camp. Campers will work together in small groups to learn how to write and record original songs, produce a podcast, or add sound effects to video games. Campers will have a copy of their high-quality original audio at the end of the week.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $70
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $90
  • Care Bundle
    $160
  • Ages
    8 to 11
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Availability
    Unknown

Jun 22 to Jun 26 (5 Days)

$385
Culinary Creations
Details

Campers will travel to Central Market for Culinary Creations with a great team led by Chef Juan. Campers will learn about ingredients, work on knife skills, and practice reading recipes. They will bake, sauté, and learn about different pots and pans. Campers will make their own lunches each day. Camp will be kosher-style: no pork, shellfish, or mixing milk and meat. Allergies of the campers enrolled will be taken into consideration when menus are built. At the end of the week, campers will go home with the recipes that they made.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $70
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $90
  • Care Bundle
    $160
  • Ages
    8 to 11
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Jul 20 to Jul 24 (5 Days)

$385
Culinary Creations
Details

Campers will travel to Central Market for Culinary Creations with a great team led by Chef Juan. Campers will learn about ingredients, work on knife skills, and practice reading recipes. They will bake, sauté, and learn about different pots and pans. Campers will make their own lunches each day. Camp will be kosher-style: no pork, shellfish, or mixing milk and meat. Allergies of the campers enrolled will be taken into consideration when menus are built. At the end of the week, campers will go home with the recipes that they made.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $70
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $90
  • Care Bundle
    $160
  • Ages
    8 to 11
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Availability
    Unknown

Jun 15 to Jun 19 (5 Days)

$370
Art Through the Ages
Details

Explore the timeless language of ART beginning with the Lascaux cave paintings straight through the 20th century. Travel through time “artist style” by exploring art forms from pointillism to expressionism, cubism and pop art.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $70
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $90
  • Care Bundle
    $160
  • Ages
    8 to 11
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Jun 8 to Jun 19 (10 Days)

$740
So You Think You Can Dance - 2 Weeks
Details

Classes with experts in styles of dance including: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Ballroom, Musical Theater, Hip Hop, and more! Learn the history, evolution, and technique of each style! A SYTYCD style showcase will take place at the end of this two-week camp.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $140
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $180
  • Care Bundle
    $320
  • Ages
    8 to 11
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Jun 29 to Jul 3 (5 Days)

$370
Fashion Week at the J
Details

This one-week camp lets campers dive into the world of fashion. Campers will learn how to draft a design, create one of a kin jewelry, and participate in fun Project Runway-inspired challenges. At the end of the week students will participate in a fashion show.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $70
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $90
  • Care Bundle
    $160
  • Ages
    8 to 11
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Jul 27 to Jul 31 (5 Days)

$370
Hip-hop and You Don't Stop
Details

Campers will focus on the different styles of hip hop, including break dancing, pop and lock, and crumping. Watch historical footage of original b boy dancers and take a master class from experts in the industry.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $70
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $90
  • Care Bundle
    $160
  • Ages
    8 to 11
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Availability
    Unknown

Aug 3 to Aug 7 (5 Days)

$370
Art Through Mixed Media
Details

Mixed media art is any type of visual art form that combines a variety of media in a single artwork and in this camp, we offer a fun and open environment for campers to create in multiple medias and find their own unique artistic voice. Campers will have the opportunity to work with many different tools such as watercolor, collage, ink, and so much more to create diverse works of art. At the end of the week, each artist will have their very own masterpiece to display for friends and family.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $70
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $90
  • Care Bundle
    $160
  • Ages
    8 to 11
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Availability
    Unknown

Jun 29 to Jul 17 (15 Days)

$1140
Performing Arts Camp - 3 Weeks
Details

Each 3-week session of Performing Arts Camp offers children the opportunity to be part of a full– scale theatre production of Do You Wanna Dance? This upbeat jukebox musical tells the story of a group of children who take a stand against the town’s new “dance tax.” Bust a move and shake your groove with chart-topping hits spanning several decades! Campers will experience all aspects of theatre, both onstage and off, and grow not only in their theatre skills but also in creativity and confidence.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $210
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $270
  • Care Bundle
    $480
  • Ages
    8 to 11
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Jul 20 to Aug 7 (15 Days)

$1140
Performing Arts Camp - 3 Weeks
Details

Each 3-week session of Performing Arts Camp offers children the opportunity to be part of a full– scale theatre production of Do You Wanna Dance? This upbeat jukebox musical tells the story of a group of children who take a stand against the town’s new “dance tax.” Bust a move and shake your groove with chart-topping hits spanning several decades! Campers will experience all aspects of theatre, both onstage and off, and grow not only in their theatre skills but also in creativity and confidence.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $210
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $270
  • Care Bundle
    $480
  • Ages
    8 to 11
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Availability
    Unknown

Aug 10 to Aug 14 (5 Days)

$370
Art in Motion
Details

This camp is a beginner’s introduction to all things visual art with an emphasis on projects that require movement to create art. Explore different media, tools, and art forms in this one-week camp. Our camp is designed with success in mind, taking kids through the art processes step by step. Artists will come home with projects that can be cherished for a lifetime.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $70
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $90
  • Care Bundle
    $160
  • Ages
    8 to 11
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Availability
    Unknown

Jun 22 to Jun 26 (5 Days)

$370
Improv Camp
Details

Led by our partners at ComedySportz Houston, our one-week Improv Camp teaches children how to work and play together, creating amazing moments and unforgettable performances as a team. The camp will focus on the basic skills of improv: teamwork, trust, acceptance, and a "Yes, and.." attitude. Armed with those skills, who knows where their imaginations will take them?

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $70
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $90
  • Care Bundle
    $160
  • Ages
    8 to 11
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Jun 8 to Jun 12 (5 Days)

$385
Teen Culinary Creations
Details

Campers will travel to Central Market for Culinary Creations with a great team led by Chef Juan. Campers will learn about ingredients, work on knife skills, and practice reading recipes. They will advance their baking and sautéing skills, and learn about different pots and pans. Campers will make their own lunches each day. Camp will be kosher-style: no pork, shellfish, or mixing milk and meat. Allergies of the campers enrolled will be taken into consideration when menus are built. At the end of the week, campers will go home with the recipes that they made.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $70
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $90
  • Care Bundle
    $160
  • Ages
    11 to 15
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Jun 22 to Jun 26 (5 Days)

$385
Teen WITS (Writers in the School)
Details

This WITS session is designed to get campers excited about creative writing. They will write daily and learn about various forms and techniques, including prose, memoir, short stories, and poetry. Campers will discuss the nuts and bolts of writing and through fun, interactive exercises they will develop their own voice, be inspired by words, and explore their imaginations. Our professional writers and teachers will show them how they can use writing to explore issues that are important to them. At the end of the week, they will share their finished pieces in a celebration and will take home a portfolio of their work.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $70
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $90
  • Care Bundle
    $160
  • Ages
    11 to 15
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Jul 6 to Jul 10 (5 Days)

$370
Teen So You Think You Can Dance
Details

This is our most advanced dance offering for teen campers. Classes with experts in styles of dance including: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary Modern, Ballroom, Musical Theater, Hip Hop, and more! Learn the history, evolution, and technique of each style! A SYTYCD style showcase will take place at the end of this one week camp!

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $70
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $90
  • Care Bundle
    $160
  • Ages
    11 to 15
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Availability
    Unknown

Jun 8 to Jun 26 (15 Days)

$1140
Teen Performing Arts Camp - 3 Weeks
Details

In this three-week session, the Teen Performing Arts Camp offers students the opportunity to rehearse and perform in the production of Once on This Island. With its poignant story and catchy Caribbean-flavored score, the show is a highly original theatrical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s popular fairy tale, The Little Mermaid. Campers will also delve into the core elements of acting through scene and character study, as well behind the scenes tech work.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $210
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $270
  • Care Bundle
    $480
  • Ages
    11 to 15
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Aug 10 to Aug 14 (5 Days)

$385
Teen Broadway Boot Camp
Details

Perfect for the advanced theatre student, Broadway Boot Camp is designed to provide teens with an intensive study of musical theatre to build skills in acting, singing, and dance. Campers will get the opportunity to work with master instructors in their fields, all in a nurturing and fun environment.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $70
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $90
  • Care Bundle
    $160
  • Ages
    11 to 15
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Availability
    Unknown

Jun 8 to Jun 12 (5 Days)

$385
Teen Just Add Beats
Details

Just Add Beats teaches campers important 21st-century skills like critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity through our project-based learning curricula focused on beat making, podcasting, and sound design. With an audio professional guiding them, campers learn media literacy through hands-on audio design challenges where they access, analyze, evaluate and create original audio works and stories. Instructors give industry-specific context to the students' new skills and illustrate the countless career pathways involving audio, from audio engineering to online journalism to sonic branding to filmmaking. No previous audio production or music training is necessary.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $70
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $90
  • Care Bundle
    $160
  • Ages
    11 to 15
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Jul 27 to Jul 31 (5 Days)

$385
Teen Improv Camp
Details

Led by our partners over at ComedySportz Houston, our oneweek Teen Improv Camp allows teens to explore the unique process of improvisation. Each day, students will dive into an exciting array of expertly crafted theater games, improvisational exercises, ensemblebuilding activities and performance opportunities.

  • Before Care from
    07:00 | $70
  • After Care until
    18:00 | $90
  • Care Bundle
    $160
  • Ages
    11 to 15
  • Hours
    9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Availability
    Unknown

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