Summer Guide 2012
Summer camp roundup
Published: June 20, 2012
Camp Disney & Stage Makeup Workshop at Woodlawn Theatre
Camp Disney gives children ages 5-18 the chance to perform songs from some of Disney's popular musicals including Alice in Wonderland, The Little Mermaid, Peter Pan, and more (July 9-28). New artistic director Greg Hinojosa will teach special effects enthusiasts participating in the Stage Makeup Workshop various techniques and applications (Aug 6-10). $175-$395, 9am-4pm Mon-Fri, Woodlawn Theatre, 1920 Fredericksburg, (210) 701-3222, woodlawntheatre.com.
Art Camps & Classes at Inspire Community Fine Art Center
Imagination and creativity of students ages 6-12 is nurtured in themed, week-long sessions. Classes cover topics such as animals, outer space, mythical creatures and heroes while building artistic technique through all types of media. $135, 8:30am-12:30pm Mon-Fri, Inspire Community Fine Art Center, 200 Queen Anne Court, (210) 829-5592, inspirefineart.org.
Ballet Conservatory of South Texas
For young dancers ages 8 and above, Summer Intensive Ballet courses focus on a range of techniques, teaching grace and coordination (Aug 13-17). $25-$300, 9am-12:30pm Mon-Fri; Ballet Conservatory of South Texas, 5200 Broadway, (210) 820-3400, balletsouthtexas.org.
KIDS Jam Summer Camps at Northwest Vista College
Students in first through eighth grades are given the opportunity to gain experience in weeklong classes by learning the exercises professionals use in a variety of fields at KIDS Jam Summer Camp including: art, dance, drama, history, literature, sports, astronomy, and paleontology. $150, July 9-Aug 17, 8:30am-4:30pm Mon-Fri, Northwest Vista College, 3535 N Ellison, (210) 486-4428, alamo.edu/nvc.
Summer Adventure Camp at The Witte Museum
Science, history, and nature are what the Witte Museum knows best, and this summer they want students to gear up and join them in the weeklong sessions at Summer Adventure Camp. Stay for just one day, or the entire week, and discover the fun side of learning by interacting with live animals or using human energy to make light bulbs glow. $180-$230/week, $45-$55/day, Grades 1-5, July 9-27, 8:30am-5:30pm Mon-Fri, The Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, (210) 357-1900, wittemuseum.org.
Summer SpaceTEAMS Robotics Camp at Northwest Vista College
Students who have a passion for the sciences can get involved with some of the most exciting and interesting projects the field can offer at Summer SpaceTEAMS Robotics Camp. Campers will be able to take part in activities such as building simple machines using motorized Lego kits to programming 3D computer games using Kodu Software. The camp offers several courses to fit a variety of experience levels in their weeklong summer sessions. $250, Grades 1-12, July 9-July 27, 9am-4pm Mon-Fri, Northwest Vista College, 3535 N. Ellison, (210) 706-9291, alamo.edu/nvc.