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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

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 30, 2017

2017 Alamo Drafthouse Kids Camp Movie Lineup

Alamo Drafthouse has announced the Alamo Drafthouse Kids Camp movie lineup for June-August 2017! Films are handpicked for kids ages 3-12 years. Click through to the movie list.

By Birgit Sund on April 5, 2017

Round Rock Summer Pop-Up Library and Mobile Makerspace

“Reading is the most influential factor related to summer learning,” said Ami Uselman, RRISD director of library and media services. “Our goal is to get books in the hands of our students that need them most in an effort to prevent any loss of academic skills during the summer.” Learn more about Round Rock ISD's unique idea.
By Birgit Sund on June 8, 2016