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How To Prepare For Summer Camp Next Year

Summer and therefore summer camps are over, a new school year has started. Take a minute and reflect on the last few weeks, and especially on the time your child spent in summer camp.

Did your child like the camp? Was it easy to sign up? Was it worth the price? Did your child feel safe?

We’ve prepared a list of questions that will help you evaluate the camp your child attended this summer and can help you decide on future camps your child is going to participate in. Read on.

By Birgit Sund on August 16, 2019

Free And Almost Free Movies in Movie Theaters This Summer

There are many reasons to go to the movie theater this summer:

  •     Bring a smile to your kid's face
  •     Carry the glorious title "Best Mom/Dad/Grandma/Grandpa/Aunt/Uncle/... ever!" (at least for a day)
  •     Stay cool
  •     Eat popcorn
  •     Eat more popcorn
  •     Take a nap

And here are many more.

By Birgit Sund on May 20, 2019

Free Summer Food Service Program - Kids Eat Free This Summer

Many children in and around Austin participate in the free or reduced meals programs at their school. When school is over for the summer it can be an expensive time for many families.

Fortunately, many schools and organizations in and around Austin offer a Summer Food Service Program where children age 18 and under can visit a summer meal site throughout the summer while school is out of session to receive free meals, snacks and participate in fun activities. Read on for participating locations. 

By Birgit Sund on May 15, 2019

Pools In and Around Austin

It's getting hot! We need places to cool off! Thankfully, there are over 60 pools in the 512 that allow us to do exactly that.

Here's our list. Rate and leave a review for your favorite pool!

By Birgit Sund on May 11, 2019

Splash Pads In and Around Austin

Spring has sprung, temperatures are in the mid-70’s to mid-80’s. Warm enough for splash pad season, don’t you think? But, we’re not quite there yet. While the Georgetown and Round Rock splash pads open in April and March respectively, all other splash pads open the beginning of May.

Anyhoooo, here’s our list.

By Birgit Sund on May 2, 2019

DANZA, Center for the Arts - Registration For Summer Camps Now Open


“Dance serves all the ends of individual growth; it helps to develop the body; it stimulates the imagination and challenges the intellect; it helps to cultivate an appreciation for beauty; and it deepens and refines the emotional nature." - Margaret H'Doubler

Let your child dance through summer! DANZA, Center for the Arts, offers week long summer camps for little artists ages 4-12.
By Birgit Sund on April 23, 2019

ArtBarnATX Summer Camps And Kids Birthday Parties - Registration Now Open


Allow your kiddos to explore their creative side this summer! 

ArtBarnATX, an open, naturally-lit creative space nestled in the hills above Lake Travis with plenty of room for any project, offers fun summer camps and a great place to celebrate your child's birthday party. Read on for details.
By Birgit Sund on April 2, 2019

Free Summer Camps In and Around Austin

Summer is coming...soon...well, in a few months. But, it's never too early to start thinking about summer camps. Especially when registration for some summer camps are already open and when they're free.

Free camps? Yes, there is such a thing as free camps. We've done quite some research to find camps in and around Austin (up to a 2.5 hr radius) that are not a financial burden to families, especially families that already have enough to worry about.

By Birgit Sund on February 25, 2019

How to Find the Right Summer Camp for Your Child



It’s hard to believe, but it’s already time to think about summer camps. Registration for summer camps is open and many camps are known to fill up fast.

Whether your child is a first-time camper or a summer camp-pro, here are some things to consider when looking for the right camp for your little camper.
By Birgit Sund on February 14, 2019

Celebrate Back To School And Cool Off At The Hive


Who says summer is over? Get your hula skirts ready and cool off at the Back to School Luau Splash Bash at The Hive!

Enjoy water slides, toys, a food and drinks, snow cones, movies, and live music. Read on for details.
By Birgit Sund on August 21, 2018

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