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Summertime Fun Guide

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Texas State Aquarium

Sea adventures at every turn


AquArium cAmps offer knowledge, fun for All Age groups

Children of all ages and interests will find something to love


about the camps offered at the
Texas State Aquarium this summer and into September.
For the little ones theres
story time with a parent, where
reading and learning about
wildlife are combined to build
early language skills and pique
their curiousity for nature.
For younger children beginning at pre-kindergarten, weekly camps offer a wide range of
activities appropriate to their
age, including creative play
and science discovery. These
camps, for the SeaSquirts, are
offered in two sessions each day,
morning and afternoon.
The next groups include students entering first grade on up
and are from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
each day, five days a week. By
the time campers are entering
the fourth grade, they get to participate in an overnight stay at
the aquarium as a part of their
camp experience.
Campers entering the eight
and ninth grade get a behindthe scenes look at the aquarium
and take part in the discoveries during an Archimedes boat
trip, plus an overnight stay at

HomeScHool
the Welder Wildlife
Day
Refuge.
May 18, 9:30 to
High school stu11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3
dents surf, trek and
p.m.
kayak their way
Tentacles: In the
through the week.
depths of the ocean
Their science exthere are bizarre
perience includes
alien creatures
a visit to the Port
with huge eyes and
Aransas Wetlands,
long tentacles waitan Archmides boat
ing to grab unsustrip and a surf lespecting prey.
son. They also
Hands-on inlearn about the divestigations and
versity of scienceContributed PHotoS
dissections allow
based careers and
Older
campers
will
get
a
behind-the-scenes
look
at
the
aquarium
and will
students to study
participate in two
these creatures upovernight events at have overnight stays as part of their camp experience.
close. Third through
the Welder Wildlife
An Extraordinary Egg, 10
eighth grade students will
Refuge and the University of
conduct external and internal
Texas Marine Science Institute. a.m. July 15, 2 p.m. Aug. 13
Fish is Fish, 2 p.m. Sept.
squid dissections. KindergarThe following is a list of
ten through second grade will
much of whats offered. Check 10, 10 a.m. Sept. 16
Programs for early learners conduct an external squid investexasstateaquarium.org for updated information about camps and their parents combine read- tigation.
Fee: $14 per student, $5 per
and programs that are available. ing and wildlife and support
family learning time.
parent.
Participants can join in the
Sea StorieS
Summer Sea camp
storytelling, touch a live animal
Ill Follow the Moon, 10
Weekly from June 6 Auand take home a copy of the stoa.m. May 14, May 20 and June 17 rybook.
gust 19. All ages. Prices vary.
Feathers for Lunch, 10
Fee: General admission plus
a.m. June 11
$15 for each child/adult pair. WorlD oceanS Day
A House for Hermit Crab,
One additional child per adult
June 11, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
2 p.m. July 9, 10 a.m. July 15
$5. Additional adult $5.

Participants in the Texas State Aquarium camps are broken up by age/grade group throughout the summer.

Celebrate our oceans and all


the wonderful creatures that
call them home. Enjoy activities
and have a chance to interact
with a scientist doing research
supported by the aquarium. All
activities free with paid admission to the aquarium.

SHark Week
June 26-July 2
Fun shark-themed activities
and learning opportunities
will be featured daily throughout the week to celebrate the
importance sharks have to our
oceans and to people. All activities free with paid admission to
the aquarium.

FourtH oF July
celebration

July 4, 7 p.m.
Bring your family to enjoy the
aquariums exhibits and a great
view of the fireworks.
Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
Fee: Aquarium members: $10,
General admission: $20, VIP admission: $75 (includes entrance
to private area and special fireworks viewing area, food and
drinks).

In addition to the hands-on experiences, the Texas State Aquarium also offers story times
this summer.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Bend invites you to join our

Summer Adventure Camp:

Where Great Future Start HERE

The Summer Camp will include a variety of programs


and activities to keep the youth engaged. We strive to
teach Good Character & Citizenship, which includes
engaging youth in community service projects.
We also focus on living Healthy Lifestyles by providing
our quality fitness programs for our youth.
Most importantly, our Academic programs
are designed to prevent summer learning
loss. Activities include: field days, free daily
swimming, weekly field trip opportunities
to the movies, bowling, museums, skating,
etc., games room tournaments, reading &
book club, art projects, daily fitness challenges, computer & technology activities,
and most importantly FUN!!!!!!
This Safe and Positive Place to Be has the

MOST AFFORDABLE Summer Camp Fees in the Coastal Bend!


Come in today to check us out! A child can come for as little as
$7 a day/$36 a week or less depending on available scholarships!

June 6 to Aug 5

8 AM- 6 PM, Mon-Fri

For ages 6-18

*Early Bird starts 7:30am $25 a week. Free lunch and snack provided.

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Bend


Greenwood Unit
3902 Greenwood Dr.
Corpus Christi, TX 78418
361-852-2505

Robstown Unit
401 West Ligustrum Blvd.
Robstown, TX 78380
361-387-2983

Check out our website for more details: www.bgccb.org

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Table of Contents

Community foundation can


help with camp expenses

Our camp list contains more than


300 opportunities for camps for
children to young adults. Beginning
with Page 9 the camps are broken
into categories, which are in alphabetical order.

ARTS/PERFORMING ARTS

ATHLETICS/FITNESS

13

CHURCH

14

EDUCATIONAL

17

NATURE

18

SPORTS

20

VARIETY

22

The Coastal Bend Community Foundation will help


some cash-strapped parents by providing scholarships
at a wide variety of camps this summer.
Scholarships may include meals, where applicable.
Space is limited. Parents and students are encouraged
to apply early.
To apply for help contact the following organizations:
Art Center of Corpus Christi, 884-6406
Art Museum of South Texas, 825-3508
Beeville Youth in Action, 361-542-9377
Botanical Gardens & Nature Center, 852-2100
Coastal Bend College in Alice, Beeville, Kingsville,
830-569-4222, ext.1212
Corpus Christi Museum of Science & History, ccmuseum.com/scholarships
Del Mar College Kids College, 698-2122
Harbor Playhouse, 882-5500
K Space Contemporary, 887-6834
Summer Sports & Wellness Program, 549-5585
Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
Outdoor education, 825-5967
Unmanned aircraft systems, research.tamucc.
edu/UASCamp/UAS_Summer_Institute.html

CHEER CAMP
GYMNASTIC CAMP

June 27-June 30 or July 25-28


9am-1pm Mon-Thur.
Ages 5-12

June 13-16 or July 11-14


9am til noon, Mon-Thurs.
Ages 6-12

Children participating in a science camp at the Corpus Christi Museum of


Science and History see how dry ice works while they learn how to make
Root Beer during a summer camp at the museum.

6016

Young authors writing, writingcamps.tamucc.edu


Texas Maritime Museum, Rockport, 361-729-1271
Texas State Aquarium, 881-1204
Wildlife in Focus, 881-9316
Youth Odyssey-Nueces Delta or Living Local, 946-

FUN TENNIS CAMP (2 WEEKS)

June 6-16 June 20-30


July 11-21 July 25-Aug 4
Ages 7-11
9am-Noon, Mon.-Thurs.
Drills Games Swimming
Pickle Ball

An Intensive week of GymnasticTraining.


Beginner & Advanced

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Nature/Education

WHO SAYS LEARNING


CANT BE FUN?

Camps offer everything from sCienCe to teChnology for all ages


Campers wanting to learn
about plants and animals, or
start their own babysitting
business, or learning to be a
leader through the YWCA,
will have some tough choices
to make this summer.
Theres so many fun
camps from which to choose,
it will be tough picking just
a few.
The Early Scholars Academy offers pre-kindergarteners to first graders hands-on
activities to problem solve,
the wonders of wildlife, and
inspires young artists. Second to fourth graders can
learn the fun of healthy eating and exercise, will learn to
conduct field investigations
and can try their hand at mu-

sic and drama.


Early Scholars campers,
up to eighth grade, can learn
infant CPR and first aid and
create their own babysitting
business. Theres also the
chance to experience 3D design to design and program
their own robot. This is just
a few offered, and there are
many more, including camps
for families.
Del Mar College offers
Viking Camp where campers can learn algebra or take
conversational Spanish in a
no-pressure environment.
Corpus Christis Museum of Science and History
changes themes each week
for the summer.
Themes include taking a

voyage through space, bug


hunting, chemistry in the
kitchen and learning about
crime scene investigation,
to name a few.
The museum also offers
dinosaur excavation, robotics and ballistics where students can launch rockets and
blast their own air cannon.
At the South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature
Center, future birders will
learn all about the winged
creatures that have made this
the birdiest city in the U.S.
The citys library system
offers a wide variety of programs involving reading,
games and movies for all
ages. Find out about the fun
by checking all locations.

CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS

Participants in activities at the South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center
camps will have the opportunity to see Ivan the iguana.

Sydney Quimby, 9, carefully wraps duct tape petals around a pen as she and other visitors to the Neyland Public Library make
duct tape pen roses during Frankensteins Lab II summer childrens program. All of the citys libraries offer programs that differ
by location.

Monica Villafuerte, 10, and Sierra Washington, 11, grab individual pieces to make
a ball point pen as part of the YWCA Teen Leadership Camp.

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Sports and Athletics

Campers can stay active in


nearly every sport, activity

Corpus Christi youth who


love the water, like to stay fit,
are filled with energy and enjoy team work can have their
pick in activities to keep them
occupied when out of school
this summer.
Water lovers can learn how
to surf at one of the Texas
Surf Camps, or those wanting
to stay a little drier can learn
how to sail the waters of the
Sparkling City by the Sea at
the Yacht Club, with multiple
sessions offered throughout
the summer.
Those in good cheer can
join a variety of cheer camps,
including some at area churches, and at the Corpus Christi
Athletic Club.
Team players can join soc-

cer, volleyball, baseball, softball, basketball and others at


both Texas A&M UniversityKingsville and Corpus Christi,
as well as other venues. Even
beginners can join in on the
fun with more experienced
players, with a coachs careful
guidance. South Texas All-Star
Basketball camp and i9 Sports
of Corpus Christi have activities all summer long.
Young boys and girls, up
to those with experience, can
join a variety of martial arts
instructions throughout the
summer. Beginners are offered
a deal at Kicks Martial Arts
this summer and participants
can be assessed by a professional to determine their level
of training.

Parents wanting their children to learn to swim can do so


through Del Mar College and
the athletic club. There are

many camps at varying times


all summer for beginners, and
there are also session for more
advanced kids, too.

Theres also a gymnastic


camp at the athetic club for
all skill levels, and volleyball
camp at TAMUK.

contributed photo

i9 Sports offers activities for a wide age group, teaching participants team work and promoting athletic activity.

Session 2

June 27 July 8 June 11 July 15


(No class on July 4th) (1 week Course)
$350.00
$175.00

After Care

3:00-4:00 p.m.
$75 per week

After Care

3:00-4:00 p.m.
$75 per week

Session 3

Since 1980

Session 4

June 25 August 5 Aug 8 Aug 12


TX Youth Race
$350.00
(1 week Course)
Week in Houston
$175.00
After Care
July 11-July 22
After Care
3:00-4:00 p.m.
$166.67
3:00-4:00 p.m.
$75 per week
$75 per week

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BEGINNER $ ForMonthOne
Members Only
SPECIAL New Ages
4-12

Registration forms can be found on


www.ccyc.com, click on the Sailing Tab,
then on Summer programs
Please return form to Jennifer Mejia
98 Coopers Alley
C.C., TX. 78401 or
E-mail: clubsec@ccyc.com

Discipline
Respect
Confidence
Self Esteem

2014
Martial Arts
Lessons

FREE UNIFORM

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Class Sessions Begin


at 8:30 am

The Corpus Christi Yacht Club has an exciting


summer planned for all young sailors.

857-KICK
5

4 2

4730 SCHANEN (Holly & Everhart behind Popeyes)

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Music

Summer is the perfect time


to practice craft, get creative

Any artist, musician, actor,


dancer or singer would get plenty
of practice this summer at a myriad
of activities for those who are artistically or creatively inclined.
Del Mar College offers a camp for
those who play in the orchestra, as
well as band. High school students
who play strings including violin,
viola, cello and bass are also invited to play with the Corpus Christ
Chamber Orchestra. Band camp
includes honor and concert bands,
a percussion ensemble, a brass
ensemble, a woodwind ensemble,
a jazz band and various chamber
music ensembles. Auditions for
ensemble and chair placement are
scheduled the first day of camp in
June. Scholarships are available.
Choir camp includes sectional
and full choral rehearsals with instruction in sight-reading, diction
and vocal techniques. Camp highlights include a beach party, talent
show, movies, a dance and karaoke.
Texas A&M University-Kings-

villes camps include one for concert band for middle and high
school students, as well as a marching camp for drum majors, drumline and color guard. Participants
can commute or stay on campus
and learn from master teachers
while growing as a musician.
Young campers will learn music,
art and dance at First United Methodist Church where they will sing,
play instruments, practice creative
movement and end their experience with a talent show.
The Corpus Christi Art Center
and Art Museum of South Texas
both have a variety of camps in all
different mediums including clay,
watercolor, pastels and the performing arts. Camps last throughout the summer and fill up quickly.
Texas A&M University-Corpus
Christi, Aurora Theatre and Harbor
Playhouse offer camps for budding
actors with the chance to perform
on stage and learn or hone their
craft. The theaters cater to the

Caller-Times arChives

Bass choir singers gather around while on break at the All-State Choir Camp 2015 at Del Mar College on June 30, 2015.

younger crowd and the university


offers the chance for campers to
live on campus or commute.
Many of the Vacation Bible

Schools also offer a wide variety


of opportunities for kids to get creative, including acting, reading,
singing and arts and crafts.

Caller-Times arChives

Local high school students practice on stage at the Wolfe Recital Hall as part of the summer program offered at Del Mar College.

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Art/Performing Arts
Art/Performing Arts

DEL MAR
COLLEGE ALLSTATE CHOIR

Age groUP: Ninth to 12th


grade
WHen: June 27-30
Cost: $185 before June 13;
$225 after. Scholarships
available.
DetAiLs: Prepare to
perform Texas Music
Educators Association
audition music with sectional
and full choral rehearsals,
instruction in sight-reading,
diction and vocal techniques.
Camp highlights include a
beach party, talent show,
movies, a dance, karaoke and
more. Out-of-town campers
will be housed at the
Emerald Beach Hotel (361883-5731) with all meals
and shuttle transportation
provided. Commuter
campers will be provided all

meals except breakfast.


informAtion: delmar.edu/
music, 698-1214, 563-0459
or drichardson@delmar.edu

DEL MAR
COLLEGE
SUMMER
ORCHESTRA

Age groUP: High school


WHen: June 2-July 24
Cost: $50. Scholarships
available.
DetAiLs: High school-aged
string players including
those who play viola, violin,
cello and bass.
informAtion: Todd Ehle
at 698-1223 or tehle@
delmar.edu

DEL MAR
COLLEGE VIKING
BAND CAMP
Age groUP: Seventh to
12th grade
WHen: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

June 13-17
Cost: $175 before June 1;
$200 after. Scholarships
available.
DetAiLs: Enjoy music
making with encouragement
from leading music
educators from South Texas.
Camp includes honor and
concert bands, a percussion
ensemble, a brass ensemble,
a woodwind ensemble, a jazz
band and various chamber
music ensembles. Auditions
for ensemble and chair
placement are scheduled the
first day of camp. All seniors
who are enrolled or planning
to attend Del Mar College in
fall 2016 as a music or nonmusic major are free. Proof
of fall 2016 registration
required.
informAtion: 698-1211 or
Dr. Abel Saldivar Ramirez at
698-1608 or aramirez136@
delmar.edu

CALLER-TIMES ARCHIvES

The Del Mar College music department puts dozens of Coastal Bend teens through their
paces during a recent Del Mar College Viking Summer Band camp.

MUSIC, ART &


DRAMA CAMP

LoCAtion: First United


Methodist Church, 900 S.
Shoreline Blvd.
Age groUP: Children
entering first to fifth grades
WHen: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30
p.m. June 13-16

Cost: $25
DetAiLs: Children will
explore a variety of talents
including singing, playing
instruments, creative
movement, and visual arts
with a talent show.
informAtion: 884-0391
or CCFUMC.com/MADCamp

CORPUS CHRISTIS MOST EXCITING AND EDUCATIONAL SUMMER CAMP EXPERIENCE!


From Mad Scientist and Adventure World to Becoming DaVinci
and Babysitting 101-- theres a camp for every childs interest!
Come to our one-day evening camps
for the entire family for just $10 per person

Week-long* camps offered for kids


Pre-K to 8th Grade
June 6 through August 15 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Some 4-day camps are available

Passport to Play Family of Foodies Storm Chasers


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For more information or to register, go to
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or call 361-452-4600

1356 FM 43, Corpus Christi

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Art/Performing Arts

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITYKINGSVILLE CONCERT BAND


CAMP

ART CAMP 2016

LOCATION: Arts Center of Corpus Christi, 100 N. Shoreline Blvd.

AGE GROUP: June 14-17 is nine


to 11-year-olds; all others seven
to 11-year-olds

LOCATION: Texas A&M University-Kingsville


AGE GROUP: 11 to 18 years old
WHEN: June 19-24
COST: $225 for commuter camper; $395 for overnight
camper. All-State students get 20 percent off tuition.
DETAILS: Learn new music from master teachers, choose
from diverse electives and grow as a musician in a fun,
active environment.
INFORMATION: 361-593-2453 or www.tamukbands.com

WHEN: Four days weekly from


9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 14-17;
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 21-July
29
COST: $275 members; $290 nonmembers. Scholarships available.
DETAILS: Themed camps include
working with clay, watercolor,
paints, mixed-media and making two and three-dimentional
projects, jewelry and tie-dyed
projects.

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITYKINGSVILLE MARCHING BAND


CAMP

INFORMATION: 884-6406 or
www.artcentercc.org

LOCATION: Texas A&M University-Kingsville


AGE GROUP: 11 to 18 years old
WHEN: June 15-18
COST: $190 for commuter camper; $290 for overnight
camper. All-State students get 20 percent off tuition.
DETAILS: Drum majors, drumline and color guard student
develop the necessary band skills to be successful in a fun
learning environment.
INFORMATION: 361-593-2453 or www.tamukbands.com

Day of the

Child

ART MUSEUM OF
SOUTH TEXAS

LOCATION: 1902 N. Shoreline


Blvd.

AGE GROUP: Kindergarten to 12


years old
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. one
and two week sessions from June
6-Aug. 12. Before and after care
available.
COST: $145 member, $165 nonmember
DETAILS: Camps of different themes focus on visual
and performing arts activities
with a culminating exhibit and
performance at the end of each
session.

Promoting the
safety and wellness
of our children

INFORMATION: 825-3504 or
artmuseumofsouthtexas.org

Food, Games, Vendors

LOCATION: 5635 Everhart Road


AGE GROUP: Seven to 15 years
old
WHEN: Weekly June 6-Aug. 5
COST: $300
DETAILS: Young actors camp
features sessions for musicals,
film and drama.
INFORMATION: 851-9700 or
auroraartstheatre.com

LIMELIGHT CAMP

LOCATION: Mi Casita Montessori


School, 754 Caddo St.
AGE GROUP: Six to 12
WHEN: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. July
18-21 and 8:30 to 5 p.m. July 22
COST: $155
DETAILS: Explore theater basics
such as performance, props,
character development, speaking
and listening skills, singing, and
dance to culminate into a modern
take on Snow White.
INFORMATION: 991-1492 or
micasitamontessori.com

TEXAS A&M
UNIVERSITY-CORPUS
CHRISTI MUSIC
DEPARTMENT
LOCATION: At the university

AGE GROUP: Elementary to high


school students

DETAILS: Camps for musicians


who play wide variety of instruments, as well as for vocalists.
Camps include performances,
field trips, instruction, lectures,
exercises, private lessons and
social activities.
INFORMATION: 825-3756 or
Bernadina.ruiz@tamucc.edu

TEXAS A&M
UNIVERSITY-CORPUS
CHRISTI THEATER
WORKSHOP
LOCATION: At the university

AGE GROUP: High school


WHEN: June 19-July 7
COST: $850 student commuters;
$950 teachers; $1,150 students
staying on campus.
DETAILS: Camp on the Coast
is two-week residential camp
designed for high school students
seeking a highly intensive and
creative theatre experience.
Participants will rehearse and
perform in a one-act play and will
study acting, voice and movement. Returning campers will
take a three-hour master class in
acting and movement. Technical theatre students will attend
classes in design, participate in
the creation of each productions
sets, lighting, and costumes, and
serve as crew for the shows.
INFORMATION: 825-3077, 8255992 or kelly.russell@tamucc.edu

WHEN: Variety for June 6-July 22


COST: Varies by camps

Free

Saturday June 4, 2016 10am-2pm

4518 Saratoga, 78413

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Hosted by Church of
Reconciliation and Day School

AURORA ARTS
THEATRE

Half day and full-day


options available

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For boys and girls


who have completed
grades K-11
Session 1 - June 6-10
Session 2 - June 20-24
Session 3 - July 25-29

Register online at

stxbasketballcamp.com

(361) 774-2942

Or call
for more information

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Contact the camps


below to apply
for a scholarship,
including meals.
Space is limited,
dont delay!
Art Center of Corpus Christi ............................................................................Sindi Schmitt sindi@artcentercc.org/884-6406
Art Museum of South Texas ...........................................................Linda Rodriguez linda.rodriguez@tamucc.edu/825-3508
Beeville Youth in Action...............................................................................Trish Martin beevilleyouth@hotmail.com/542-9377
Botanical Gardens & Nature Center .........................................................................................................Kathie Waid/852-2100
Coastal Bend College-Alice, Beeville, Kingsville ...........Jenny Moore jmoore@coastalbend.edu/830-569-4222x1212
CC Museum of Science & History ................................................................Savannah Olkowski savannaho@cctexas.com
www.ccmuseum.com/scholarships

Del Mar College Kids College ...............................................................................Melinda Aguilar ce@delmar.edu/698-2122


Harbor Playhouse ..........................................................................................Emily Roeder-emily@harborplayhouse.com/882-5500
K Space Contemporary .................................................. Cheryl Votzmeyer arteducation@kspacecontemporary.org/887-6834
Summer Sports & Wellness Program .................................................................Raul Munoz rgm9953@aol.com / 549-5585
TAMUCC Outdoor Education ................................................................. Joseph Miller joseph.miller@tamucc.edu/825-5967
TAMUCC Unmanned Aircraft Systems ..........................................................Joseph Miller event.services@tamucc.edu
http://research.tamucc.edu/UASCamp/UAS_Summer_Institute.html

TAMUCC Young Authors Writing ................................................................ Keren Costanzo keren.costanzo@tamucc.edu


http://writingcamps.tamucc.edu

Texas Maritime Museum - Rockport .................................. Katelin Koon educator@texasmaritimemuseum.org/729-1271


Texas State Aquarium ................................................................................. Rosanna Gossett rgossett@txstateaq.org/881-1204
Wildlife in Focus ..........................................................................................Crystal Mead wildlifephoto@sbcglobal.net/881-9316
Youth Odyssey-Nueces Delta or Living Local ............................... Becky Meyer youthodyssey1@yahoo.com/946-6016

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Register Now!
Flag Football, Soccer, Basketball & T-Ball
Summer, Fall, Winter & Spring
Corpus Christi Area - 1 Day
Format:
Practice & Games on
Saturdays Only

i9sports.com

(Year Round Leagues)

Organized programs for boys and girls ages 3-14


Focused on fun, safe play and convenience
Coaches background checked and certified
All skill levels welcome. No tryouts!
One day per week! Practice held before game.

Helping Kids Succeed in Life Through Sports

Two Locations To Better Serve You:


Annapolis Christian Academy at (Weber & Staples)
and The Kings Crossing Church of Christ at (Yorktown & Staples)

Register Online: www.i9sports.com or Call: 361-288-2790


Hurry to secure your spot! Summer Season Starts 7/9/16 Avoid late fees by registering NOW!
The earlier you register the more you save!

Find us at:
facebook.com/i9sports
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i9sports.com

Each location
independently owned
and operated.

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Art/Performing Arts/Athletics/Fitness
YOUNG PEOPLES
THEATRE CAMP

LOCATION: Harbor Playhouse,


1802 N. Chaparral
AGE GROUP: 6 to 14 years old
WHEN: Weekly June 6-Aug. 5
COST: $150. Before and after
care available.
DETAILS: Eight sessions include
exploring Atlantis, time travel,
wacky nightmares, getting lost
in space and going on a safari where campers will create,
produce and perform their own
musical on the main stage.
INFORMATION: 882-5500,
harborplayhouse.com
ATHLETICS/FITNESS

CORPUS
CHRISTI
ATHLETIC CLUB
CHEER CAMP

LOCATION: 2101 Airline


Road
AGE GROUP: Six to 12 years
old

WHEN: 9 to 11 a.m., June 1316, July 11-14


COST: $80 session for
members, $120 session for
non-members
DETAILS: Our certified staff
ensures intensive cheer
training for both beginners
and advanced campers.
INFORMATION: 992-7100
or ccathleticclub.com

CORPUS
CHRISTI
ATHLETIC CLUB
RECREATION
CAMP
LOCATION: 2101 Airline
Road
AGE GROUP: Five to 12
years old
WHEN: Daily and weekly,
May 30-Aug. 19
COST: $45/day, $185/week
for members; $65 to $285
non-members
DETAILS: Each day is

filled with games, group


exercises, arts & crafts and
instructional sports to keep
kids active and having fun.
INFORMATION: 992-7100
or ccathleticclub.com

DEL MAR
COLLEGE
YOUTH
AQUATICS

LOCATION: Kinesiology
Complex Aquatic Center,
Baldwin Boulevard
AGE GROUP: Elementary,
middle school
WHEN: 4:30 and 5:30 p.m.
June 6-16, June 20-30, July
11-21
COST: $50. Scholarships
available.
DETAILS: Students,
assigned by skill level,
beginning, intermediate,
advanced swimmers.
INFORMATION: 698-2122
or ce@delmar.edu

CALLER - TIMES ARCHIvES

Anuradha Sudhakaran swims across the pool with a board during the Del Mar College
Youth Aquatics Program at the Del Mar College Aquatics Center.

KICKS MARTIAL
ARTS

LOCATION: 4730 Schanen


Blvd.
AGE GROUP: Four to 12
years old
WHEN: Afternoon classes,
times vary
COST: $45 for first month
for beginners, includes
uniform; advanced classes

available
DETAILS: Self-defense
martial arts, teaching
taekwondo and hapkido.
INFORMATION: 857-5425

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Athletics/fitness/Church

TEXAS SURF
CAMPS

LOCATION: Bob Hall Pier,


Magee Beach Park in Port
Aransas, Galveston
AGE GROUP: Six years old
and older
WHEN: 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.
seven days a week, JuneAugust
COST: Starts at $65/day,
$325/week
DETAILS: Instruction for
beginners to experts on
surfing.
INFORMATION: 361-7496956 or texassurfcamps.
com

ACADEMY OF ASIAN
MARTIAL ARTS

LOCATION: 5858 S. Padre Island


Drive, Suite 97 (in Sunrise Mall)
AGE GROUP: Six to 13 years old
WHEN: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and
Thursday
COST: $99 for summer

DETAILS: Combined karate and


jujitsu class, punches and kicks,
wrestling and throwing for selfdefense.

for Big Air; $12 first hour, $8


second hour Small Air (under 46
inches tall); group rates, discounts, parties available

INFORMATION: 533-0062

DETAILS: Kiddie court, dodge


ball, foam pit, slam ball, Ninja
course, fidget ladder.

CHEER CAMP 2016

LOCATION: Yorktown Baptist


Church, 5025 Yorktown Blvd.
AGE GROUP: Kindergarten to
sixth grade
WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon, June
27-July 1
COST: $75
DETAILS: Christ-centered cheer
camp

INFORMATION: 249-9227 or
getairsports.com

LIFE MARTIAL ARTS


LOCATION: Alameda and Everhart roads in the Town & Country
Shopping Center
AGE GROUP: Four years old to
teen

INFORMATION: 563-3508 or
email ameschi@wencar.com

WHEN: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. June


6-Aug. 26

GET AIR TRAMPOLINE


PARK
LOCATIONS: 4701 S. Staples St.

DETAILS: Program includes wide


variety of martial arts including
stunts, kamas, cross kick and
samurai.

AGE GROUP: Toddler to adult

INFORMATION: 723-0418

WHEN: 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. MondayThursday; 1 p.m. to midnight


Friday; 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday
COST: $16 first hour, $12 second

COST: $100 week/average

CHURCH

CHURCH OF
RECONCILIATION
AND DAY SCHOOL
LOCATION: 4518 Saratoga
Blvd.
AGE GROUP: Family event
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
June 4
COST: Free
DETAILS: Safety and
wellness, food, games,
vendors
INFORMATION: 852-9676

CHURCH
UNLIMITED
SON TREASURE
ISLAND
VACATION
BIBLE SCHOOL

LOCATION: All Church


Unlimited Campuses
AGE GROUP: First to sixth
grade
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
JUne 13-17

COST: Free
DETAILS: Fun in the sun as
we share the relevant, fresh
and exciting word of God.
INFORMATION: 993-5900

DIOCESE
OF CORPUS
CHRISTI

LOCATION: Diocese of
Corpus Christi Deer Creek
Camp
AGE GROUP: Seven to 16
years old
WHEN: 11 a.m. July 17-4
p.m. July 22
COST: $600
DETAILS: Travel to Medina
for fun and spiritual
experience.
INFORMATION: 882-6191
ext. 687 or DioceseCC.org/
youth

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Summer Fun at

9605 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418 361-937-9400

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This Summer...

Del Mar College

is For Kids!

P
M
A
C
S
D
I
K

For students
entering
3rd-8th grade.

Campers can take up to


four courses per day.

Algebra American Sign Language Art


Chess Computer Programming Spanish
Mathematics Photography Photoshop
Science Tae Kwon Do and more.

Offered three times this summer (June 6-17, June 20-July 1 and July 5-15)
Each Vikings Kids Camp lasts two weeks.
Each Vikings Kids Camp runs Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuition is $50 per course (fees for supplies may apply depending on course).
Lunch is $5 per day.

REGISTRATION IS UNDERWAY.
For more information, visit www.delmar.edu/ce.
To register your youth for the Vikings Kids Camp, contact DMC Continuing Education at

361-698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

DMC SUMMER MUSIC PROGRAMS


Del Mar Colleges Music Department offers summer camps for young area musicians.
Camps include Summer Orchestra Program (June 2, 9, 16 and 23-24), Viking Band
Camp (June 13-17) and All-State Choir Preparatory Camp (June 27-30).
For more information about these summer Music Department offerings, contact the
following camp organizers:
Summer Orchestra Program: Todd Ehle at tehle@delmar.edu
Viking Band Camp: Dr. Abel Saldivar Ramirez at aramirez136@delmar.edu
Choir Camp: Dennis Richardson at drichardson@delmar.edu
Del Mar College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.

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Church/Educational

KIDS CAMP 2016 OUR LADY


OF VICTORY
LOCATION: Camp Zephyr,
BEEVILLE
Lake Corpus Christi
AGE GROUP: Third to fifth
grade
WHEN: July 10-13
COST: $245
DETAILS: Campers
experience life change with
a purpose, building Godgiven self-confidence and
character. Each day offers
team activities to build
friendships and fun in a safe
and secure environment.
INFORMATION: 993-5900
or WeAreChurchUnlimited.
com/kidscamp

OUR LADY
OF MOUNT
CARMEL/
IMMACULATE
CONCEPTION,
PORTLAND

LOCATION: 702 W.
Broadway, Portland
WHEN: 8:30 a.m. to noon,
May 31-June 3
COST: $15
DETAILS: Vacation Bible
school
INFORMATION: 643-3548

OUR LADY OF
PERPETUAL
HELP

LOCATION: 5830 Williams


Drive
AGE GROUP: First to fifth
grade
WHEN: 8:30 a.m. to noon
July 11-15
COST: $25 for one, $10 per
additional child
DETAILS: Kids will develop
a new appreciation for the
Catholic Mass and will
deepen their love for Jesus
in the Eucharist through
faith teachings, catchy
music, fun games, skits,
crafts and snacks.
INFORMATION: 991-7891 or
www.olphcctx.org

LOCATION: 707 N. Avenue


E, Beeville
AGE GROUP: Prekindgarten to sixth grade
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July
11-15
COST: Free
DETAILS: We teach Bible
and crafts and playing
games with Lets follow
Jesus! The Light of the
World.
INFORMATION: 361-3580088 or olvbeeville.org

Ss. CYRIL &


METHODIUS
CORPUS
CHRISTI CAVE
QUEST

LOCATION: 3210 S. Padre


Island Drive
AGE GROUP: Kindergarten
to fifth grade
WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon June
20-24
COST: $20
DETAILS: Kids experience
Gods word in surprising and
unforgettable ways.
INFORMATION: 853-7371

SURF SHACK
VACATION
BIBLE SCHOOL

LOCATION: First United


Methodist Church, 900 S.
Shoreline Blvd.
AGE GROUP: Children
entering first to sixth grades
WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon June
20-24
COST: Free
DETAILS: Singing, dancing,
play, Bible study.
INFORMATION: 884-0391
or CCFUMC.com/VBS

ASBURY CHURCH
CAVE QUEST
VACATION BIBLE
SCHOOL

LOCATION: 7501 S. Staples St.

AGE GROUP: Pre-kindergarten to


sixth grade

WHEN: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. June


5-9

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June


6-10

COST: $10 per family, includes


meal

COST: Free

DETAILS: Deep Sea Discovery


camp has service projects and
sea science theme.

DETAILS: Underground adventure, kids explore rock-solid


foundation of Jesus love.
INFORMATION: 992-7501 or
asburycc.org

CALALLEN BAPTIST
CHURCH VACATION
BIBLE SCHOOL
LOCATION: 13505 Interstate
Highway 37

AGE GROUP: Kindergarten to


fifth grade
WHEN: 5:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.,
June 12-16
COST: Free

INFORMATION: 933-0109 or
ccgrace.org

YORKTOWN BAPTIST
CHURCH CAVE QUEST

LOCATION: 5025 Yorktown Blvd.


AGE GROUP: Kindergarten to
fifth grade

WHEN: 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 12-16.


COST: Free
DETAILS: Bible-learning experiences, games, crafts and music
INFORMATION: 993-9675 or
yorktown.cc

DETAILS: Barnyard roundup.


INFORMATION: 241-4272

CAMP ZEPHYR

LOCATION: Lake Corpus Christi


AGE GROUP: Third to sixth grade
WHEN: July 17-20
COST: $180 before May 30
DETAILS: Christian based camp
with swimming, water slides,
kayaking, paintball field, bubble
soccer and archery tag.
INFORMATION: 361-547-2448 or
campzephyr.org

CORPUS CHRISTI
CHRISTIAN
FELLOWSHIP

LOCATION: 6602 S. Staples St.


AGE GROUP: Four years old to
fifth grade
WHEN: 6:30 to 9 p.m. June 20-24
COST: Free
DETAILS: Games, crafts, Bible
adventure, dinner, praise and
worship.
INFORMATION: 993-2223

GRACE UNITED
METHODIST CHURCH
VACATION BIBLE
SCHOOL
LOCATION: 14521 Northwest
Blvd.

AGE GROUP: Kindergarten to


fifth grade

EDUCATIONAL

COLLEGE FOR
KIDS

LOCATION: Cousins Hall,


Texas A&M UniversityKingsville
AGE GROUP: Seven to 13
years old
WHEN: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
June 20-July 1
COST: $260/two weeks,
$160/one week, $50/day
DETAILS: Children learn
about a wide variety of
topics like Around the
World, the World of Harry
Potter, space exploration
and super heroes.
INFORMATION: tamuk.
edu/continuinged/CFK/
CFKregistration

CORPUS
CHRISTI
MUSEUM OF
SCIENCE AND
HISTORY

LOCATION: 1900 N.
Chaparral St.
AGE GROUP: Four years old
to sixth grade
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June
6-July Aug. 19. Before and
aftercare available.

COST: $215/week for


members, $240/week for
non-members
DETAILS: Campers get a
different theme each week
include space, crime scene
investigation, engineering,
dinosaurs and ballistics.
INFORMATION: 361-8264667

DEL MAR
COLLEGE
VIKING KIDS
CAMP

AGE GROUP: Third to eighth


grades
WHEN: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
June 6-17, June 20-July 1,
July 5-15
COST: $50. Scholarships
available.
DETAILS: Participants
can explore algebra, take
conversational Spanish or
stir their creative juices
through basic arts and
music classes, among many
other topics.
INFORMATION: 698-2122
or ce@delmar.edu

EARLY
SCHOLARS
ACADEMY

LOCATION: 1356 Farm-toMarket 43


AGE GROUP: Prekindergarten to eighth
grade.
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
,June 6-Aug. 18
COST: $175-$250
DETAILS: Camps for kids
interested in wildlife,
innovation, sports, art,
drama, exercise, technology,
science, engineering, math,
computers and babysitting.
INFORMATION: 452-4600
or esa.esc2.net

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Educational/Nature

LOCATION: Texas A&M


University-Kingsville
AGE GROUP: Seventh to
ninth grades
WHEN: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. June
20-24
COST: $125
DETAILS: Students
accepted to the FEST camp
will work closely with
College of Engineering
faculty and participate in
hands-on activities designed
to introduce a variety of
engineering principals.
INFORMATION: 361-5932799 or john.mccoy@
tamuk.edu

GET IN THE GAME:


READ

LOCATIONS: Neyland,
Garcia, Harte and La Retama

libraries.
AGE GROUP: Teens
WHEN: Events daily
beginning June 9.
COST: Free
DETAILS: Prizes and games,
crafts, Manga, board and
electronic games, book club
and movies.
INFORMATION: 826-7055;
cclibraries.com; facebook.
com/librariescc

MI CASITA
MONTESSORI
SCHOOL BILINGUAL
SUMMER
ADVENTURES
LOCATION: 754 Caddo St.

AGE GROUP: Three to six years


WHEN: 7:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. June
6-July 29
COST: $135-$175 week
DETAILS: Hands-on activities,
music and arts covering various
themes about our world while
learning Spanish.

INFORMATION: 991-1492 or
micasitamontessori.com
NATURE

BLACKLOCKS
BASIC BIRDING
SUMMER CAMP

LOCATION: South Texas


Botanical Gardens & Nature
Center, 8545 S. Staples St.
AGE GROUP: Eight to 13
years old
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., July
6-8; Registration due June
29.
COST: $75 members; $90
non-members
DETAILS: Campers learn
basic bird identification
techniques and bird biology
using fun games and
challenges, with birder,
educator, author and
naturalist Gene Blacklock,
and other guest speakers.
INFORMATION: 852-2100
or stxbot.org

KIDS SUMMER
NATURE CAMPS

LOCATION: South Texas


Botanical Gardens & Nature
Center, 8545 S. Staples St.
AGE GROUP: Five to seven;
eight to 12 years old
WHEN: Weekly from 8:45
a.m. to noon, June 13-July 1
for younger groups, July 1129 for older groups
COST: $75 members, $90
non-members
DETAILS: Each week offers
a different theme including
crafts, birds and reptiles,
recycling/repurposing
and lessons about nature,
wetlands, wildlife and
natural resources.
INFORMATION: 852-2100
or stxbot.org

TEXAS STATE
AQUARIUM SEA
CAMP

LOCATION: 2710 N.
Shoreline Blvd.
AGE GROUP: Four to 17
years old
WHEN: Daytimes beginning
in May; weekly June 6-Aug.
19
COST: Storytimes are $15
for adult and child pair.
Camps range for members
$125-$245, non-members
$150-$270
DETAILS: Participants will
learn about sea life through
inclusive and collaborative
learning. Participants are
grouped by age. Older
campers can experience
overnight stays and behindthe-scenes looks at the
aquarium.
INFORMATION: 881-1204
or txstateaquarium.org

OFFICE OF YOUTH MINISTRY

CATHOLIC VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Name of camp: Diocese of Corpus Christi Week


Deer Creek Camp
Dates and times of camp: July 17th 11 am
July 22nd 4 pm
Phone number/website: 361-882-6191 ext. 687.
www.DioceseCC.org/youth
Cost: $600 per child
Ages of children allowed to participate: 7 years 16 years
One sentence synopsis of what the camp is about:
We will travel to Medina,TX and the children from the
Diocese of Corpus Christi will have a healthy, exciting,
fun and spiritual experience and we hope to make it the
best week of your childs life.

Our Lady of Victory Beeville


Name of camp: Cave Quest
Dates and times of camp: Dates: July 11 - 15
Time: 9am till 1pm
Phone number/website: 361-358-0088 OLV office
Contact: Laly Arteaga @ 361-542-9409
Website: olvbeeville.org
Cost: FREE!!!
Ages of children
allowed to participate: Pre-kinder 3 thru 6th grade
One sentence synopsis of what the camp is about:
We teach bible and crafts and playing games with Lets
follow Jesus! The Light of the World.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel/


ImmaculateConception
Portland
Name of Camp:
Vacation Bible School
Dates: Tuesday-Friday
May 31-June 3, 2016
Time: 8:30am-12 noon
Location: Our Lady of Mount
Carmel Portland
Please register through
OLMC: 361-643-3548
Cost: $15 per child
Age: Information not available

Ss. Cyril & Methodius Corpus Christi


Name of camp: Ss. Cyril & Methodius CAVEQUEST
Following Jesus The Light of the World
Dates and times of camp:
June 20th-June 24th 9:00am till Noon
Phone number/website: 361-853-7371
Cost: $20 per child
Ages of children
allowed to participate: Kinder through 5th grade
One sentence synopsis of what the camp is about:
At Cave Quest Totally Catholic VBS, kids experience
Gods word in surprising and unforgettable ways! Each
day leaders reinforce one Scripture teaching which
makes it easy for kids to remember and apply to real life!

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Corpus Christi


Name of camp: Marvelous Mystery
Dates and times of camp: July 11-15, 2016;
8:30 am 12 noon
Phone number/website: 361-991-7891;
www.olphcctx.org
Cost: $25.00/$10.00 per additional child
Ages of children allowed to participate:
1st 5th Grades
One sentence synopsis of what the camp is about:
Kids will develop a new appreciation for the Catholic
Mass and will deepen their love for Jesus in the
Eucharist through faith teachings, catchy music, fun
games, skits, crafts, and snacks!

Name of camp: King of the Court Basketball Tournament


Dates and times of camp: July 23, 2016
Phone number/website: 361-882-6191 ext. 687.
www.DioceseCC.org/youth
Cost: $25 per person (team consist of 3-4 youth)
Ages of children allowed
to participate: Grades 6th 12th
(School year 2016-2017)
One sentence synopsis of what the camp is about:
The 3-3 King of the Court Basketball Tournament will
help support several local charities identified in the
packet while having fun at the same time.

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FUTURE
ENGINEERS OF
SOUTH TEXAS

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Nature/Sports
WHEN: 9 to 1 p.m. MondayThursday; June 27-30, July
25-28
COST: $150 session
members; $200 session
non-members
DETAILS: Our certified
staff ensures intensive
gymnastics training for both
beginners and advanced
campers.
INFORMATION: 992-7100
or ccathleticclub.com

CORPUS
CHRISTI
ATHLETIC
CLUB TENNIS
CAMP

CALLER - TIMES PHOTO

Participants in the Learn-to-Sail program offered by the Corpus Christi Yacht Club this summer will hit the waters in Corpus Christi Bay in
hopes of catching a breeze.

H2ODYSSEY CAMP

LOCATION: Texas Maritime


Museum, 1202 Navigation Circle,
Rockport
AGE GROUP: Five years old to
fifth grade
WHEN: All camps from 1:30 p.m.
to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, June
13-17, June 20-24, July 11-15, July
18-22
COST: Registration $75, begins
May 7. Scholarships available.
DETAILS: Campers learn about
water, the ways we use it, need
it, fight it or change it. Activities
demonstrate how things work,
are built, react, waters physical
properties and ways to create
water based art. Monday-Thursday are at the museum. Fridays

are spent at the community pool.


INFORMATION: 361-729-1271 or
texasmaritimemuseum.org

MARINE SCIENCE
INSTITUTE

LOCATION: 750 Channel View


Drive, Port Aransas
AGE GROUP: Third to eighth
graders
WHEN: Weekly from 8:30 a.m. to
12:30 p.m. June 6-July 1
COST: $30 for third and fourth
graders, $60 for fifth to eighth
graders
DETAILS: Students become immersed in science and technology while conducting field and

lab activities alongside scientists


and teachers as their mentors.
INFORMATION: 361-749-6744 or
utmsi.utexas.edu/visit/summerscience/port-aransas-texas
SPORTS

CORPUS
CHRISTI
ATHLETIC
CLUB SUMMER
GYMNASTICS
CAMP
LOCATION: 2101 Airline
Road
AGE GROUP: Five to 12
years old.

LOCATION: 2101 Airline


Road
AGE GROUP: Seven to 11
years old
WHEN: Two-week sessions
June 6-Aug. 4
COST: $40 to $250
members; $65 to $300 nonmembers
DETAILS: The campers will
receive various instruction
including but not limited
to tennis drills, games,
swimming, modified play
and pickle ball.
INFORMATION: 992-7100
or ccathleticclub.com

CORPUS
CHRISTI YACHT
CLUB LEARNTO-SAIL

LOCATION: 98 Coopers
Alley
AGE GROUP: Eight to 18
years old
WHEN: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
in one or two-week sessions
June 27-Aug. 12
COST: $175 week/$350 two
weeks
DETAILS: Students learn
about on water safety,
proper rigging techniques,
basic sailing skills, knots,

nautical terminology and


weather.
INFORMATION: 883-6518
or ccyc.com

i9 SPORTS
OF CORPUS
CHRISTI

LOCATION: Annapolis
Christian Academy, 3875 S.
Staples St., Kings Crossing
Church of Christ, 5901
Yorktown
AGE GROUP: Three to 14
WHEN: Practice on
Saturdays only beginning
July 9
COST: $109-$135
DETAILS: Flag football,
soccer, basketball, t-ball
leagues
INFORMATION: 288-2790
or i9Sports.com

SOUTH TEXAS
ALL-STAR
BASKETBALL
CAMP

LOCATION: First Baptist


Church recreation center,
3115 Ocean Drive
AGE GROUP: Kindergarten
to 11th grade
WHEN: 8 a.m. to noon, 1 to
5 p.m. or all day June 6-July
29
COST: $120-$250
DETAILS: Beginning ballplayers looking to learn the
game all the way up to high
school players looking for a
leg up on their competition.
INFORMATION: 7742942, 739-2251 or
stxbasketballcamp.com

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Sports

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITYKINGSVILLE JAVELINA BOYS


BASKETBALL

LOCATION: Texas A&M University-Kingsville


AGE GROUP: Seven to 17 years old
WHEN: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 11-15
COST: $210 for day camp; $380 for overnight camp.
Payment plan available.
DETAILS: Receive expert instruction Javelina basketball
staff and student athletes.
INFORMATION: 361-593-4874 or Gustavo.Gonzalez@
students.tamuk.edu

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITYKINGSVILLE JAVELINA


VOLLEYBALL ALL-SKILLS CAMP

LOCATION: Texas A&M University-Kingsville


AGE GROUP: 11 to 18 years old
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 1-3
COST: $200 for commuter camper (lunch provided); $310
for overnight camper (all meals provided).
DETAILS: Focus on developing volleyball skills through
high-quality instruction while learning in a fun and energetic
environment.
INFORMATION: 361-593-2413 or tanya.allen@tamuk.edu

BOYS AND GIRLS


CHRISTIAN
BASKETBALL CAMP
LOCATION: Yorktown Baptist
Church, 5025 Yorktown Blvd.
AGE GROUP: Seven to 16
WHEN: June 6-10 for girls, June
20-24 for boys
COST: $80
INFORMATION: 993-9675 or
yorktown.cc

CHURCH OF HOPE
MEGA SPORTS CAMP

LOCATION: 13024 Leopard St.

AGE GROUP: Five to 12 years old


WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon June
20-23
COST: TBA
DETAILS: Sports and for students
not interested in sports there will
be cooking and drama classes.
INFORMATION: 241-2472

CORPUS CHRISTI
HOOKS BASEBALL
CAMP

LOCATION: Whataburger Field


AGE GROUP: Five to 12 years old

TEXAS A&M
UNIVERSITY-CORPUS
CHRISTI SPORTS
CAMPS
LOCATION: At the university

WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon June 8-10


and July 13-15

AGE GROUP: Elementary to high


school students

COST: $130 individual; $115 per


player if part of group of five or
more.

WHEN: June 6-August 18, varies


by sport

DETAILS: Learn from Hooks


players, coaches and high school
coaches.
INFORMATION: Jeff Mackor,
561-4678

INCARNATE WORD
ACADEMY

LOCATION: 2920 S. Alameda

AGE GROUP: Grades five to 12


WHEN: Weekly June 13-23
COST: $75-$120
DETAILS: Girls volleyball and
basketball
INFORMATION: 883-0857 or
iwacc.org/sports_camps

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COST: Varies by camp. Scholarships available.


DETAILS: Camps for mens and
womens basketball, tennis, soccer, volleyball, softball, baseball,
cross country and track and field.
INFORMATION: goislanders.
com/information/Camps

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Corpus Christi Public Libraries have a variety of activities for little kids and teens.
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BOYS & GIRLS


CLUB OF THE
COASTAL BEND

LOCatiON: 3902
Greenwood Drive, 401 W.
Ligustrum Blvd, Robstown
AGE GROUP: Six to 18
WHeN: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. June
6-Aug. 5

COSt: $36 weekly.


Scholarships available.
DetaiLS: Field trips,
movies, bowling, museum
visits, skating, games,
art projects, daily fitness
challenges
iNFOrMatiON: 852-2505,
387-2983 or bgccb.org

LOCatiON: Conner
Museum, Texas A&M
University-Kingsville
aGe GrOUP: Six to 12 years
old
WHeN: 9:30 a.m. to noon
June 14-July 14. Children
ages six to seven attend on
Tuesdays; ages eight to nine
attend on Wednesdays; ages
10-12 attend on Thursdays.
COSt: $100
DetaiLS: Campers have an
opportunity to participate
in science experiments, join
in scavenger hunts, make a
variety of crafts using paint,
beads, wood and other art
supplies.
INFOrMatiON: 361-5932828 or sandra.allen@
tamuk.edu

GIRLS SUMMER
LEADERSHIP
CAMP

LOCatiON: YWCA, 4601


Corona
aGe GrOUP: Fifth and sixth
grade girls
WHeN: Four days weekly
from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
June 13-Aug. 4
COSt: $110. Scholarships
available.
DetaiLS: Friend-making,
teamwork, decision-making,
swimming, guest speakers.
iNFOrMatiON: 857-5661
or ywca.org/corpuschristi

WHeN: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,


June 6-Aug. 19. Before and
after care available.
COSt: $215 members, $240
non members. Scholarships
available.
DetaiLS: Camp themes
change weekly and include
crime scene investigation,
bugs, space, dinosaurs,
engineering, robotics,
exploration and ballistics for
launching rockets, blasting
your own air cannon and jet
propulsion.
iNFOrMatiON: 826-4667
or ccmuseum.com

SUMMER
SCIENCE CAMP

COQUat raNCH
SUMMer CaMP

LOCatiON: Corpus Christi


Museum of Science &
History, 1900 N. Chaparral
St.
aGe GrOUP: Four years old
to sixth grade

LOCatiON: 5454 County Road


4491, Aransas Pass
aGe GrOUP: Eight to teen
WHeN: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June
7-9, July and August TBA
COSt: $350
DetaiLS: Fishing, hiking, hot

SUMMER CAMP
5th & 6th Grade
GIRLS!!
YWCA ! 4601 Corona

REGISTER:
www.ywca.org/
corpuschristi
SCHOLARSHIPS

361-857-5661 ext. 15
ywtcoorywca@ywcacc.org
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CORPUS CHRISTI
PARKS & RECREATION

dog and marshmallow roasts,


hay rides, horseback riding, pony
painting, barn duties, horse feeding and care, horse grooming and
field events.

AGE GROUP: Six to 18-year-olds

INFORMATION: 361-319-2733 or
www.coquatranch.com

WHEN: Begins at end of school


year-Aug. 12
COST: Varies by camp. Tuition assistance available.

CORPUS CHRISTI
LIBRARY SYSTEM

DETAILS: Programs include


swimming, swim lessons, board
games, indoor and outdoor
games, guest speakers, baseball,
basketball, recreation, science,
hiking, fishing, kayaking and field
trips.

LOCATIONS: Neyland, Hopkins,


McDonald, Garcia, Harte and La
Retama libraries.
AGE GROUP: Toddler to teen
WHEN: Monday-Friday, June
6-July 16

INFORMATION: ccparkandrec.
com

COST: Free
DETAILS: Each branch location
varies and offers a wide variety
of activies throughout the day,
every day including story time,
games, science experiments,
songs, finger plays, movies, arts
and crafts and music.
INFORMATION: 826-7055;
cclibraries.com; facebook.com/
librariescc

LOCATION: Throughout city

THE DEAF AND HARD


OF HEARING CENTER
LOCATION: 5151 McArdle Road

an overnight camp in Rockport


and the third is educational day
trips for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Children.
INFORMATION: 993-1154 or
deafhhcenter.org

MEMORIAL DAY PLAY


DAY

LOCATION: South Shore Christian Church, 4710 Alameda


AGE GROUP: Elementary to
middle school

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 30


COST: Free
DETAILS: Fun and lunch including slip and slide, trampoline,
dance show, face painting, animal
stuffing and sprinkler run.
INFORMATION: 992-6391 or
southshorecc.org

AGE GROUP: 5 to 18 years old


WHEN: June 6-10, June 13-17;
Fridays only June 24-July 29
COST: $30, $100, $310
DETAILS: Three camps including one where participants learn
sign language through games
and arts and crafts; another is

SUMMER
EXPERIENCE IN
ARANSAS (S.E.A.)

LOCATION: Texas Maritime


Museum, 1202 Navigation Circle,
Rockport

(based on 2015-16 school year)


WHEN: All camps 9 a.m. to noon
Monday-Friday. June 13-17 and
July 18-22, first-second grade;
June 20-24 and July 11-15, thirdfourth grade; July 25-29, fifth
grade
COST: All Aransas County
students/residents are free. Nonresidents $50. Aransas County
registration forms accepted 8
to 10 a.m. May 7 at the Texas
Maritime Museum. All others will
be accepted May 9.
DETAILS: Students experience
history, wildlife and ecology,
kayaking, fishing, sandcastle
sculpting and will take field trips
to area attractions.
INFORMATION: 361-729-1271 or
texasmaritimemuseum.org

YMCA

LOCATIONS: 417 S. Upper Broadway, John Paul High School, 3036


Saratoga Blvd.
AGE GROUP: Elementary, middle
school

COST: $90 for members/ $120


non members
DETAILS: Field trips, arts and
crafts, gym time, outside activities, reading program, swimming,
lunch included.
INFORMATION: 882-1741

YOUTH ODYSSEY
AGE GROUP: 10-17

WHEN: Week-long sessions June


7-12, June 14-19, July 18-23, Aug.
2-7
COST: $400-$500. Scholarships
available.
DETAILS: Four adventure
leadership-themed camps that
include surfing, kayaking, natural
history; water canoeing, camping
and swimming; horseback riding,
cooking lessons and camping on
the seashore; backpacking, map
and compass orienteering.
INFORMATION: 946-6016, 7939691, youthodyssey.com/summercamps.php

WHEN: June 6-Aug. 26

AGE GROUP: First to fifth grade

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