Texas Summer Youth Camps

There are youth camps in Texas for kids of all ages.

Youth camps provide kids with exciting entertainment throughout the summer. However, many camps also enhance the social skills of the kids, improve their physical abilities, strengthen their thinking skills and expand their interests for a diverse range of activities. If your child wants to join a summer youth camp in Texas, there are multiple options from which to choose.

Camp Huawni

Located in Tyler, Camp Huawni is a summer youth camp for boys and girls. The camp offers both weekly and monthly overnight camp programs, and the small size of the camp accompanied with the 3-to-1 camper-to-counselor ratio facilitates the development of strong camaraderie and long-lasting relationships among the campers. Activities in the camp program include fishing, swimming, hiking, canoeing, carving trees, whiffle ball, basketball, archery, arts and crafts, volleyball and obstacle courses. In addition to numerous fun activities, the camp also provides educational lessons regarding positive development that emphasize five core values: fun, personal growth, tradition, outdoors and meaningful relationships.

Pine Cove

Pine Cove, in the Tyler and Columbus area, is a summer camp that concentrates on Christian culture and the traditions and values related to the culture. The camp lasts all summer long and each year supports over 20,000 children, youth and families who enjoy the various camp programs, including five Christian youth camps and three Christian family camps. Pine Cove‘s Overnight Youth Camps consists of one-week camps suitable for kids of all ages, ranging from second graders to seniors in high school. The kids are divided and organized according to their relative age group, and although different groups engage in different activities appropriate to their specific age, all campers participate in everyday activities such as water sports, ropes courses, swimming and Bible studies.

West Texas A&M University

West Texas A&M University, in Canyon, offers a summer youth camp for kids of various age groups. Campers can choose a program that is most suitable to their particular personality and interests, with the options being an athletic, academic or recreational program. Academic camps kids can join throughout the summer include band, engineering, health career, speech and chamber music camp. Athletic summer camps offered by the school include programs for baseball, basketball, elite basketball, girls’ basketball, football, golf, soccer, girls’ soccer and volleyball. The recreational camp is designed for younger kids in kindergarten through sixth grade, and activities in the program include sport skills, archery, bowling, crafts, storytelling, swimming and library and museum visits.

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Camp Cho-Yeh

Camp Cho-Yeh is a Christian camp, located an hour outside Houston, designed for kids within the age range of 6 to 16. Campers engage in fun and exhilarating outdoor activities such as paintball, horseback riding, archery, riflerly, wake-boarding, blobbing and water-skiing. The camp also provides instructional activities and lessons pertaining to Christian beliefs and values with Bible study sessions and singalongs related to praise and worship. The program also features special events almost every night, including cookouts, Price is Right contests, crud wars and dance nights.