Sign up for these 17 summer camps around Fort Worth

Register your little camper for the summer of their lives with arts classes, athletic training, sleep away camps + more.


There’s no such thing as having too much fun at zoo camp.

Photo by @fortworthzoo

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The countdown is on. There are T-minus two months until Cowtown kiddos say “sayonara” to school. Don’t panic, parents. We’ve got you covered with 17 local summer camps + programs for children of all ages to enjoy.


Your junior artist can craft the summer away at The Modern.

Photo by @themodernfw

🎨 Arts and theater

Camp Casa + Camp Casa, Jr., Casa Mañana | Ages 4-14 | $350-$1,500

  • Put your rising star on the stage for a one-week junior session like “Under the Sea” and “Frozen Adventures” or a three-week production of “Legally Blonde: The Musical.”
  • Monday-Friday, June 3-Aug. 9

Art Camp + Art Study, The Modern | Ages 4-17 | $200-$390

  • Aspiring artists will enjoy crafts and gallery explorations focused on the “Surrealism and US: Caribbean and African Diasporic Artists since 1940” exhibition.
  • Monday-Friday, May 28-July 26 | Online registration opens Friday, March 22 at 10 a.m.

Summer Conservatory, Stage West Theatre | Ages 13-18 | $800

  • During the three-week camp, teens will mount a full production of “Incident at Panther Hills.”
  • Monday, July 8-Friday, July 27

VPA Summer Arts, Locations vary | Ages 6-17 | Free

  • Current Fort Worth ISD students are invited for art, music, dance + theater training — transportation is provided upon request.
  • Monday, June 3-Friday, June 28

Bring your aspiring botanists to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden for S.E.E.D. camp.

🌳 Outdoors

S.E.E.D. Camp, Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Ages 4-14 | $120-$275

  • Let your budding scientist enjoy a summer of exploration, engagement, and discovery in eight different week-long camps.
  • Monday-Friday, June 8-July 12
  • Note: Sessions are filling up fast — drop your name on the wait list so you don’t miss out.

Summer Zoo Camp, Fort Worth Zoo | Ages 4-18 | $175-$350

  • Let your little one run wild with animal activities and interactions + stay cool at Safari Splash. Older kids will have behind-the-scenes access to learn about veterinary and zoology sciences.
  • Bonus: Check out select dates for Overnight Zoo Camp + 10% discounts for zoo members.
  • Monday-Friday, June 5-Aug. 11

Nature Camps, Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge | Ages 5-11 | $140-$180

  • Pack a lunch, water bottle, sunscreen, and bug spray for four-day sessions full of outdoor excursions.
  • Tuesday-Friday, June 4-July 19 | Register before Monday, May 1 for reduced pricing.

🎽 Athletics

Multi Sports Camp, Game On | Ages 4-12 | $300

  • Junior athletes can try their hands at a range of activities. Full- and half-day camps are offered at both the Game On Sports Complex and Arena Sports.
  • Monday-Friday, May 28-Aug. 2

Horse Camp + Riding Academy, Benbrook Stables | Ages 5-16 | $180-$295

  • Groom your little cowpoke with riding lessons and horse care in a two-day or five-day session.
  • Various dates from Monday, June 3 to Thursday, July 18

Ninja Camp, Adrenaline Taekwondo | Ages 5-12 | $199-$349

  • Sign up your ninja-in-training for a week of martial arts lessons, weapons instruction, tumbling, games, dodgeball, water games, and board breaking. Plus, the gym has a daily drop in class for $48.
  • Monday-Friday, June 3-June 280, July 15-26 + Aug. 5-9 | Register before Monday, April 15 for reduced pricing.

📜 Learn

Camp Fort Worth, Locations vary | Ages 5-13 | $60-$455

  • Enroll your children in up to eight weeks of learning and creative activities across the city with weekly field trips.
  • Monday, June 10-Friday, Aug. 2 | Sign up by May 31 for the Molly Deal (one week free)

Summer You, All Saints’ Episcopal School | Ages 3-18 | $175-$300

  • Eight weeks of camps and classes offer academic growth and creative outlets in 200+ different fields.
  • Monday-Friday, June 3-July 26 | Weekly registration will close at 5 p.m. each Thursday before a camp.

Museum School, Fort Worth Museum of Science and History | Ages 4-14 | $225-$625

  • There’s learning for all levels with science exploration for littles, STEM classes, and a Junior Curator program for middle schoolers.
  • Monday-Friday, June 3-July 26

Camp Clayton, Locations very | Ages 3-15 | $175-$195

  • Explore programs from pre-K discovery to teen leadership camps with STEAM exploration, outdoor adventures, and sports and performing arts training. Plus, kiddos can get out and about with field trips.
  • Monday-Friday, May 27-Aug. 2

Live out your “Parent Trap” dreams with a summer at Camp Olympia.

🏕️ Sleep away

Summer Overnight Camp, YMCA Camp Carter | Ages 6-16 | $425-$1,800

  • Sing songs, make s’mores, and have adventures across 360 acres. There are eight themed week-long camps, two-week option, or a three-night mini camp for little ones.
  • Sunday-Saturday or Wednesday-Saturday, June 12-Aug. 3

Camp El Tesoro, Granbury | Ages 6-16 | $585-1,520

  • With everything from hiking to ziplining, Camp Fire First Texas has four-day, six-day, and 13-day sleepaway sessions.
  • Sunday, June 4-Friday, July 26

Camp Olympia, Lake Livingston | Ages 6-16 | $2,285-$6,670

  • Kids can spend two- to three-week sessions in the Piney Woods (~3.5 hours southeast) with adventure activities like wakeboarding and horseback riding.
  • Sunday-Saturday, May 26-Aug. 3