The Austin Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of summer programs for children 5-12 years old. Some facilities also provide preschool and teen programs. Registration for all Summer Camp programs will open for City of Austin residents on Saturday, February 22, 2014. Registration for non-residents will be delayed for two-weeks.
Summer Camp is held at:
- Community Recreation Centers
- Austin Nature and Science Center
- Dougherty Art Center
- George Washington Carver Museum
- Mexican American Cultural Center
- Asian American Resource Center
- O. Henry Museum
- Elisabet Ney Museum
Free summer programs:
Other summer activities:
Whether you’re looking for active play, outdoor adventure, strategic games, or cultural activities, the Austin Parks and Recreation Department has it all! Our goal is to provide your child with exciting experiences through supervised, structured recreation in a safe and welcoming environment. Focusing on youth development, our trained staff will guide your child through participation in a variety of activities, such as golf, tennis, swimming, hiking, geocaching, painting, theatre, dance, and more!
Conveniently located throughout Austin, we have parkland, recreation and specialized facilities near you. Check out our interactive map to find a program closest to you! For more information about Summer Camp, visit www.austintexas.gov/summercamp.