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Dates: Session 1: June 3 to 28 and Session 2: July 8 to Aug. 2
Times: Monday through Friday - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Ages: 6 to 12
Fee: $75 per child per session
Bradfield Recreation Center, 1146 Castle Dr.
Hollabaugh Recreation Center, 3925 W. Walnut St, 75042
Description: STARS Camp provides summer camp activities to children with limited financial resources. Enjoy fun games, physical activities, arts and crafts, and team building experiences. Campers build self-esteem, develop social skills, and improve overall health.
Registration: Registration must be completed in person at Bradfield Recreation Center or Hollabaugh Recreation Center.Registration is limited to the first 75 qualified children on a first come, first served basis. To qualify, bring the following to registration: 1) Proof of income with 2 check stubs, Tax Return, or Social Security Disability for each individual over the age of 18 living in the household. 2) Driver License 3) Proof of Residency with a current Garland Utility Bill 4) $75 per session per child due at registrationFor more information: 972-205-2770 or 972-205-2721
Dates: June 3 to 7, June 10 to 14, June 17 to 21, June 24 to 28July 8 to 12, July 15 to 19, July 22 to 26, July 29 to Aug. 2
Fee: $95 per week per child
Location: Fields Recreation Center, 1701 Dairy Rd.
Description: Don't miss out on the fun this summer at Fields Recreation Center. Beat that summertime boredom with days packed with exciting games, sports, arts and crafts, and a field trip. Make lasting memories while meeting new friends, being active, and having tons of fun.
Registration: Registration must be completed in person at Fields Recreation Center.
For more information: 972-205-3090
Times: Monday through Friday - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Ages: 8 to 12
Location: Audubon Recreation Center, 342 W. Oates Rd.
Description: Discover and participate in the great outdoors with local group adventures. Outdoor activities include repelling, archery, rock climbing, disc golf, and outdoor cooking. This is an amazing opportunity to develop new skills, find friends with common interests, and get active! Register for each week, as there will be a new field trip each week!
Registration: Registration must be completed in person at Audubon Recreation Center.
For more information: 972-205-3991
Dates: July 1 to 3
Times: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday - 1 to 4 p.m.Ages: 10 to 17
Fee: $130 per child
Description: Find the designer in you! Learn the steps and techniques needed to create 3D video games that look and feel like the ones you play at home. Immerse yourself in a 3D world while building confidence in the design and creation of video games. All supplies provided.
Registration: 3D Game Design
Dates: June 24 to 28
Times: Monday through Friday - 1 - 4 p.m.Ages: 6 to 10
Fee: $149 per child
Location: Holford Recreation Center, 2314 Homestead Pl.
Description: Enter the amazing world of electronics. Mad Science and Snap Circuits brings together hands-on projects that teach the basics of electronics, circuits, and design. Show off your new skills with take home projects and a Junior Electronics certificate at the end of camp. $25 supply fee due to instructor.
Registration: Amazing ElecTRICKS Camp
For more information: 972-205-2772
Dates: June 17 to 21
Times: Monday through Friday - 9 a.m. to NoonAges: 6 to 11
Fee: $110 per child
Description: Be a creator and inventor. Use motors, cables, batteries, buzzers, propellers and other materials to create your own toys. Apply principles of friction, speed, simple machines, and gear assembly to invent things that you will take home and play with all summer.
Registration: Animakers Factory
Dates: June 17 to 20
Times: Monday through Thursday - 9 a.m. to NoonAges: 9 to 17
Fee: $150 per child
Description: Welcome to the world of animation! Learn the basics of computer animation and digital design. Express your creativity as you utilize award-winning animation software to develop fun, interactive animations that you can share with the world. All supplies provided.
Registration: Animation Camp
Dates: June 10 to 13, July 8 to 11
Times: Monday through Thursday – Noon to 2 p.m.Ages: 7 to 13
Fee: $45 per week per child
Location: Fields Recreation Center, 1701 Dairy Road
Description: Become a dimensional player! In-depth instruction designed to improve all aspects of your game. Learn the fundamentals of dribbling, passing, and shooting. Enhance basic ability, build valuable ball handling skills, gain vital teamwork skills, encourage confidence, and improve game discipline. FREE T-Shirt after camp is over with. Athletic wear only. Please bring a water bottle and snack.
Registration: Basketball Camp
For more information: 972-205-3090
Dates: July 8 to 12
Times: Monday through Friday - 9 a.m. to NoonAges: 7 - 13
Description: Bring music and technology together. Learn about beats, phrases, music genres and scratch techniques as you mix and create digital music. Work in pairs on a laptop with DJ controllers. Bring your own mouse and headphones. Showcase your DJ skills and impress your family and friends on the last day.
Registration: DJ Academy
Dates: June 3 to 7
Times: Monday through Friday - 9 a.m. to NoonAges: 8 - 13
Description: Soar the skies in this aviation adventure. Participate in missions to fly drones, create take home models of flying objects including a motorized helicopter, plane, parachute, UFO, and spaceship. Learn about FAA rules, drone flying safety, aerodynamics, self driven planes, and other inventions that will impact the future of aviation.
Registration: Drones and Aviation
Dates: June 10 to 14
Times: Monday to Friday, - 10 a.m. to Noon
Ages: 6 to 10
Fee: $70 per child
Description: Jump into fun! Learn the basics of gymnastics with a variety of equipment including mats, balance beam, trampoline, and more. Develop a strong foundation in the sport through energizing activities that will enhance physical fitness and endurance, and build character. Campers will focus on technique and progress through various exercises based on ability.
Registration: Gymnastic Tumbling Camp
Dates: July 8 to 11
Times: Monday through Thursday – 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.Ages: 6 to 10
Location: Audubon Recreation Center, 342 W. Oates Road
Description: Want to create video games? Learn how to build simple video games. Combine the art of video game design and animation to create interactive characters that fly around the screen. Amaze your friends and family with fun interactive games. All supplies provided.
Registration: iGame Creator Camp
Dates: July 29 to Aug. 2
Times: Monday through Friday – 10 a.m. to NoonAges: 2 to 5
Registration: Mini Tumbler Camp
Times: Monday through Thursday – 1 to 4 p.m.Ages: 9 to 15
Description: Lights, camera, action! Learn about the world of digital video design and production with hands on and interactive activities. Gain knowledge about working with a green screen and special effects as you film, direct, and edit your own digital video creations. All supplies provided.
Registration: Movie Makers Camp
Times: Monday through Friday – 9 a.m. to NoonAges: 3 to 5
Description: Get a head start on science, technology, engineering, and math. Learn how to create codes to pass secret messages, protect the planet, understand how to eat like different animals, and learn about space. Each day includes engaging demonstrations and simple experiments.
Registration: My First STEM Lab
Dates: June 12 to 14
Times: Wednesday through Friday – 9 a.m. to NoonAges: 11 to 17
Fee: $100 per child
Location: Bradfield Recreation Center, 1146 Castle Dr.
Description: Take your game to the next level. Advanced instruction is designed for athletes to build on basketball techniques and knowledge. Skill-specific drills and training develop well-rounded players and prepare them for competitive play. Increase on-court confidence and teamwork. Pre-register by May 15 to receive a t-shirt.
Registration: MVP Basketball Training Camp
For more information: 972-205-2770
Dates: July 22 to 25
Times: Monday through Thursday – 9:30 to 11 a.m.Ages: 3 to 7
Fee: $80 per child
Description: Find a happily ever after with twirling tiaras and tutus! Learn the basics of ballet, tumbling, and creative movement. Interactive games, crafts, and imagination play will emphasize poise, grace, and etiquette. Create props and perform a short routine for family and friends.
Registration: Princess Dance Camp
Dates: July 15 to 18
Description: Calling all Roblox users! Learn how to use this 3D-based program that uses physics, LUA programming, and individual creativity to build a world around you. Build and publish your own multi-player game to share with friends and family. All supplies provided.
Registration: Roblox Studio Camp
Times: Monday through Thursday – 9 a.m. to NoonAges: 9 to 15
Description: Do you have a big imagination and like to build things? Working in small teams, design robotic systems to compete in fun real-world activities. Compete in the battle bots competition at the end of the camp to prove whose robot is the best. All supplies provided.
Registration: Robotics - Battle Bots Camp
For more information: (972) 205-3991
Dates: July 1
Times: Monday – 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.Ages: 6 to 11
Fee: $20 per child
Description: Get ready for Shark Week! Become immersed in a hands-on anatomy experience as a surgeon while learning shark anatomy through a guided shark dissection. Discover how to help animals and people in the future and take home a shark project. All supplies and safety equipment provided.
Dates: June 10 to 14, July 8 to 12
Times: Monday through Friday – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Ages: 6 to 12
Description: Prepare to hustle! Using a progressive curriculum, young athletes focus on passing, shooting, dribbling, and rebounding through drills and games. Sport specific coaches provide lessons in respect, teamwork, and responsibility that teach skills needed to succeed on and off the court. Skyhawks t-shirt included with registration.
Registration: Skyhawks Basketball Camp
Times: Monday through Thursday – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Ages: 6 to 10
Description: Keep calm and play soccer! Develop an understanding of the sport including the rules, game play, and basic strategy through drills and training sessions. Learn skills including dribbling, passing, juggling moves, and accurate shooting. Maximize athletic potential through respect, team play, and dedication.
Registration: Soccer Sparks Camp
Dates: July 29 to Aug. 1
Times: Monday through Thursday – 9 a.m. to NoonAges: 6 to 12
Fee: $120 per child
Description: Take a trip into outer space! Create art projects that focus on science, technology, engineering, and math concepts. Explore a variety of techniques using different mediums that are "out of this world"! Make new friends while enjoying games, music, and fun art activities.
Registration: Space Art Adventure STEAM
Times: Monday through Wednesday – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Ages: 10 to 17
Fee: $260 per child
Description: Games, games, and more games! The gaming academy is a combination of our Video Game Design, Advanced Game Design, and 3D Game Design courses. Participate in a variety of hands on projects while designing and building your very own games. All supplies provided. Bring a sack lunch.
Registration: The Gaming Academy Camp
Times: Monday through Thursday – 9 a.m. to NoonAges: 10 to 12
Description: Join the future of technology. Explore the fundamentals of 3D printing as you examine a 3D printer and learn how it functions. Work together as a team and individually to design and create your own amazing 3D objects using 3D pens. All supplies provided.
Registration: The Marvelous World of 3D Printing
Dates: June 17 to 20, July 1 to 3, July 29 to Aug. 1
Times: Monday through Thursday – 9 a.m. to NoonMonday through Wednesday – 9 a.m. to Noon (July 1 to 3)Ages: 10 to 17
Fee: $170 per child$130 per child (July 1 to 3)
Description: Get a fun interactive look at the world of video game design and development. Learn the basics of video game design and produce several different interactive video games to share with your friends and family. All supplies provided.
Registration: Video Game Design Camp
Dates: June 17 to 19, June 22 to 24, Aug. 5 to 7
Times: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Ages: 7 to 14
Fee: $75 per session per child
Description: Pass, set, spike! Learn basic skills through effective and organized instruction. Develop fundamental ball handling abilities including passing, serving, setting, blocking, spiking, and defense. Improve your game and have fun while gaining valuable sportsmanship and team play experience. Bring a volleyball and a bottle of water.
Recommended volleyball: Baden or Tachikara. Athletes 11 and under should get a "volleylite" ball.
Registration: Volleyball Camp
Dates: June 4 to 6
Times: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 7 to 9 p.m.
Ages: 7 and up
Fee: $50 per session per child
Description: Pass, set, spike! Learn basic skills through effective and organized instruction. Develop fundamental ball handling abilities including passing, serving, setting, blocking, spiking, and defense. Improve your game and have fun while gaining valuable sportsmanship and team play experience.
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