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23 Last-Minute Summer Camps in Austin

June 7, 2018 at 10:27 PM / by Brooke Turner

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Are you getting that sinking feeling that you should have booked some summer camps for the kids? We know the feeling, but don't worry, there are still plenty of great options out there! Here are 23 summer camps in Austin that you can book last-minute.

Last-Minute Summer Camps that Begin in June 2018

School is officially out, and camps are already in full swing. Here are great summer camp options that you still have time to book.

  1. Launch Coding Camp - Save $100 off when you book early.
  2. Great Futures Camp from Boys & Girls Club 
  3. Mandarin Chinese Summer Camp 
  4. Sportball All Sports Camp 
  5. CampGEN Part 1 by Girls Empowerment Network 
  6. Self-Driving Robots STEM Camp - Kids ages 12-18 build their own self driving robot car! And YES, they get to take it home. 

Super Cool Summer Camps You Can Still Book

In addition to the other cool camps on this list, here are nine unique summer camps that you might not even know exist. Who knew there were summer camp options that involve puppies? 

  1. Learn 360 Photography and Videography 
  2. Parkour for Kids at BAM Academy 
  3. Survival Camp at a Wilderness School (I want to know if they offer a survival camp for adults!)
  4. Specialty Camps: Youth Climbing
  5. Horseback Riding for Kids 
  6. Fashion Design for Kids and Teens 
  7. Comic Books Reading and STEM Camp  
  8. Film Camp by Squishy Bananas 
  9. Kids Learn All About Puppies - Yes, that says puppies.

Last-Minute Summer Camps Under $200

Austin is such a family-friendly city where you can find a ton of free and inexpensive activities to do with your kids. However, finding affordable out-of-school enrichment can feel overwhelming. There are some great options out there. You just have to know where to look. That's where Kwaddle can help. Check out these last-minute summer camps on Kwaddle that cost less than $200.

  1. Summer Learning Treasure Hunt by Brain Chase 
  2. Playground Drop-In Program by Austin Parks and Recreation 
  3. All Summer Programs at Georgetown Parks and Recreation 
  4. Lone Star Hoops Camp 
  5. Activity Summer Camp by Extend-A-Care for Kids 
  6. Ceramics for Teens 
  7. Ninja Warrior at RISE Martial Arts (Who hasn't secretly wanted be a Ninja Warrior? I know I have.)
  8. Art at UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum 


These are just a few of our favorite last-minute summer camps, but there are many more options on Kwaddle. Try fun keyword searches on our site such as "puppies" or "escape" to get some unique ideas for summer fun!





Topics: summer enrichment, summer planning, summer camp activities, teens, summer camps, last-minute camps

Brooke Turner

Written by Brooke Turner

As co-founder and CMO at Kwaddle, Brooke's mission is to equip parents and enrich children.

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