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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 23, 2018

Summer Camp Series: Introducing Girlstart Summer Camps


Summer camp registration is open! Austin has a plethora of camps and many of them are filling up fast.

In the coming weeks leading up to summer, we'll be introducing different camps in our Summer Camp Series in order to give you an idea of what's available, and to help you find the right camp for your kiddos.

Today's featured camp is the Girlstart Camps. 
 
By Birgit Sund on May 7, 2018

Summer Camp Series: Introducing ZACH Theatre Camps


Summer camp registration is open! Austin has a plethora of camps and many of them are filling up fast.

In the coming weeks leading up to summer, we'll be introducing different camps in our Summer Camp Series in order to give you an idea of what's available, and to help you find the right camp for your kiddos.

Today's featured camp is the ZACH Theatre Camps.  
By Birgit Sund on April 12, 2018

Summer Camp Series: Introducing Badgerdog Camps



Summer camp registration is open! Austin has a plethora of camps and many of them are filling up fast.

In the coming weeks leading up to summer, we'll be introducing different camps in our Summer Camp Series in order to give you an idea of what's available, and to help you find the right camp for your kiddos.

Today's featured camp is the Badgerdog Camps by the Austin Public Library Friends Foundation.
By Birgit Sund on April 6, 2018

Summer Camp Series: Introducing Long Center Texas Arts Project


Summer camp registration is open! Austin has a plethora of camps and many of them are filling up fast. 

In the coming weeks leading up to summer, we'll be introducing different camps in our Summer Camp Series in order to give you an idea of what's available, and to help you find the right camp for your kiddos.

Today's featured camp is the Long Center Texas Arts Project.
By Birgit Sund on April 3, 2018

Summer Camp Series: Introducing Creative Action Summer Camps



March is the month most summer camp providers open their summer camp registration. Austin has a plethora of camps and many of them are filling up fast. 

In the coming weeks leading up to summer, we'll be introducing different camps in our Summer Camp Series in order to give you an idea of what's available, and to help you find the right camp for your kiddos.

Today's featured camps are Creative Action Summer Camps.
By Birgit Sund on March 20, 2018

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 March 6, 2018

2nd Annual West Austin Chamber of Commerce Summer Camp Fair


Looking for summer camps? Look no further and join the West Austin Chamber of Commerce for its second annual Summer Camp Fair on Monday, March 5th.  

This free, fun, family friendly event will feature over 80 booths with information from local summer camps and programs for children preschool age through high school.
By Birgit Sund on March 2, 2018

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 19, 2017

Sing, Dance, And Make Music With Your Kids This Summer - Fun Parent-Child Music Classes

Music Forever Music Together offers classes using an internationally recognized, research-based music and movement program that offers infants, toddlers, preschoolers and the adults that love them a chance to enjoy their natural birthrights as musical beings.

Our classes are loads of fun, but most important, they build on children’s natural enthusiasm for music and support all areas of learning. In our classes, you will wiggle, giggle and bond with your child! So come and beat the heat with us! There's no time like summertime to make music and friends! Read on to find out more about their summer session.

By Birgit Sund on June 2, 2017