Hey friends! Spring Break is around the corner, so sign your kids up for Spring Break camps now before it’s too late as spaces are limited. GISH PICKS endorses these camps, all of which will give your children a fun, interesting week. Sign up now for all these camps, as they do fill up quickly.

Also, all the organizations below are offering summer programs, so check those out online for more information. And as a special heads-up, we’ve included one org that is only offering summer camps.

Happy Spring Breaking it!


Alley Theatre Play Makers

Alley Theatre Play Makers
Alley Theatre
March 14-18
9am-3pm (extended care available)
6-14 years old
Houston: 615 Texas Ave;
Fort Bend: 3019 FM 1092 Rd, Missouri City
Cost: $295

Is someone in your home running around dressed up like a knight or princess? Or how about performing drum solos on your pots and pans? Is their imagination overflowing with characters and stories? It may be time to sign up your growing young actor for the Alley Theatre’s Play Makers camp!

Play Makers participants join their peers for a full rotation of group activities designed to help even the most timid child find the confidence to step onto the stage. Alley Master Teaching Artists guide fun and informative lessons that teach theatre skills in improvisation, dance and movement, visual story-telling, and character development. Your young creative masterminds will learn performance skills here that they will use their whole lives.

Discover Gymnastics

Spring Camps
Discover Gymnastics
March 14-18 and March 25 (Good Friday)
8am-5pm (extended care available)
3 years old and up
747 N Shepherd Dr. #400
Cost: starts at $65 – drop in for one day or for the full week

At this Spring Break FUN Camp they do games, stretching, gymnastics, crafts, snacks and fun activities all day long. Come for half a day, a full day, or all week! Gymnastics equipment includes bars, beam, rings, trampoline, foam pit, floor, tumbling activities, and more. Their all day program includes 4 Hours of Gymnastics Instruction daily, Free Time, Games, Crafts, and Movie Time.

The Health Museum

Spring Break Discovery Camps
The Health Museum
March 14-18
9am-3pm (extended care available)
5-13 years old
1515 Hermann Drive
Cost: $350

Girls and boys are invited to get smart and get fit with The Health Museum’s Spring Break Discovery Camps! There are three different camps offered. “Bounce, Dribble, Run, & Leap” is for kids ages 5-7 and they will get to explore fun new ways to keep the body healthy while racing into Spring Break fun! They’ll dribble through the bone and muscle system, tumble their way through a giant heart, and dash their way through The Amazing Body. Kids 8-10 years old will go to the “Sports Doc” camp and will get to experience a sports emergency room! They’ll learn how to have a steady hand while repairing broken bones and making casts. Young bone docs in training will develop hand-eye coordination when they dissect an actual cow’s eye! And for the kids 11-13 years old, they’ll get to attend “Risk It!” – a camp in which they enter a real life human play station! They’ll learn the tricks of the trade through an amazing obstacle course and they’ll sharpen their skills and their brain in the mind-boggling DeBakey Cell Lab.

Hunter Dance Center

Summer Dance Camps
Hunter Dance Center
Weeks of June 13, June 20, June 27, July 4, July 11, July 18, and July 25
9:30am-noon and 8:45am-3pm
5-12 years old
747 N. Shepherd Drive
Cost: $155/one week and $795/three weeks

There are two types of camps at Hunter Dance Center -- Mini Dance Camps and Dance Theater Camps. In the Mini Dance Camps, Hunter Dance Center Faculty will lead creative journeys using dance, music, creative drama, arts and crafts. Each 1-week session will culminate in an informal performance for family and friends. Themes change each session so that students may participate in multiple camps. Limited to 20 dancers per session. In the Dance Theater Camps, Hunter Dance Center Faculty will use dance, music, and theater to lead this ensemble of young artists in creating an original dance-theater work. Morning technique classes in Ballet, Modern, Aerial, and Hip Hop prepare dancers for afternoons spent in theater games, choreography, and rehearsal. This 3-week long adventure includes two field trips and culminates in a final performance for family and friends. Limited to 24 dancers.

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Houston, Texas 77057
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