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Spring Break Camps in Houston
Spring Break Roundup: Unleash Your Inner Explorer with Amazing Camps
Published on: January 24, 2024
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Photo By: Artem Kniaz

Spring break promises sunny skies and boundless energy, and Houston’s camp scene is buzzing with adventures ready to ignite your child’s imagination. Whether they crave rustic charm, athletic glory, or a splash of nature, these diverse camps offer the perfect antidote to screen fatigue and social distancing. So, pack your backpacks, lace up your sneakers, and prepare to delve into Houston’s Spring Break bonanza.

Nature Ninjas

Camp Huawani: Nestled in the heart of Sam Houston National Forest, Camp Huawani transports kids ages 6-16 to a bygone era of campfire singalongs, canoeing on pristine lakes, and building friendships under the starry sky. This traditional overnight camp fosters independence, resourcefulness, and a deep connection to nature.

Discovery Center at Claypit Park: Let curious minds run wild at the Discovery Center’s Day camps in Sugar Land. Campers ages 4-11 explore the wonders of the natural world through hands-on activities like bug hunts, nature crafts, and animal encounters.

Bayou Adventure Camp: Paddle into an aquatic wonderland at the Bayou Adventure Camp near League City. Kids ages 8-14 kayak through scenic bayous, learn about coastal ecosystems, and build teamwork skills through exciting nature challenges.

Overnight Expeditions

YMCA Camp Twin Lakes: This co-ed camp near Huntsville offers a classic outdoor experience for ages 6-16. From horseback riding and archery to swimming and campfires, campers build lifelong memories while learning valuable life skills and forging lasting friendships.

Rockin’ R Ranch: Saddle up for Western-style fun at Rockin’ R Ranch in Willis. Girls ages 7-16 learn horsemanship, explore the countryside on horseback, and create lasting bonds with their equine companions.

Pine Cove Camps: For a Christ-centered adventure, check out Pine Cove’s various locations near Houston. Week-long camps cater to boys and girls ages 6-18, offering exciting activities like ziplining, canoeing, and team challenges, all infused with a message of faith and community.

Competitive Edge

Cypress Creek Volleyball Academy: Spike your way to success at the Cypress Creek Volleyball Academy’s Day camps in Cypress. Competitive training for all ages and skill levels is provided by expert coaches, fostering teamwork, discipline, and a love for the game.

Houston Elite Soccer Camps: Elevate your footwork at Houston Elite Soccer Camps held at various locations around the city. Renowned coaches train boys and girls ages 7-18, focusing on individual skill development and tactical awareness in a challenging yet supportive environment.

Texas Gymnastics & Cheer All-Stars: Take your tumbling to the next level at Texas Gymnastics & Cheer All-Stars’ specialized camps in Katy and The Woodlands. Campers ages 3-18 receive expert instruction in gymnastics, cheerleading, and acrobatics, building confidence and mastering new skills in a fun and encouraging atmosphere.