Keep Those Kiddos Busy at Day Camps

My parents did anything to keep me busy during the summers. Soccer camp one week, drama the next. I loved them all. They were a great place to meet new friends from other schools and make lasting memories. Here are a few local day camps worth checking out.

This July, boys and girls 6-14 years old can learn soccer from coaches from the world-renowned Futbol Club Barcelona at FCBEscola. Campers will be sorted based on their skill levels and scrimmage daily. Athletic trainers will be on site to provide injury aid and wraps.

Dates: July 4 – 8 and 11 – 15
Times: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $500 for one week; $950 for two
Where: University of Texas at Dallas

The Dallas Museum of Art aims to spark the imaginations of kids ages 4-12 and 13-18 at week-long camps held all summer long. Topics include fashion, mixed media, drawing, painting, and design.

Dates: June 6 – July 1
and July 11 – Aug. 5
Times: Morning sessions 9 a.m. to noon; afternoon sessions 1 to 4 p.m.
Cost: Unless indicated otherwise, the cost is $175 for DMA members and $210 for the public.

The Aaron Family Jewish Community Center is holding camps all summer for your kiddos to find a happy place. At Camp Chai kids can swim, play sports, create, sing, and explore. A full listing can be found online. Camps include: tennis, gymnastics, musical theater, and a teen travel camp with featured trips to the Pacific Northwest and to Minnesota.

For Camp Chai:
Dates: Nine-week session: June 14 – Aug. 12. Six week session: 1st: June 14 – July 1; 2nd: July 5 – 22; Chai Lite: July 25 – Aug. 12
Times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pre/post Care offered
Cost: Depends on camp choice

Want your kids, ages 7-14, to learn chess from real champions? UT Dallas Chess Camp instructors include internationally recognized collegiate chess masters. Classes will be grouped by age and ability after an instructor assessment. Camp tuition includes a chess set.

Dates: June 13 – 17; 20-24
July 18 – 22; 25 – 29
Times: Morning sessions 9 a.m. to noon; afternoon sessions 1 to 4 p.m.
Cost Per Week: Pay by April 4 – $215; Pay by June 13 – $245; Pay after June 13 – $265
Where: UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management.

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