Austin and the surrounding area offer tons of fun, exciting, and educational winter camp opportunities for kids of all ages. Whether you’re looking to keep your kids learning in STEM camps or want them to get outdoors for a more traditional camp experience, there are winter camps in Austin to fit every interest.
Of course, things are very different right now due to the ongoing pandemic. But many winter camps are still going in and have implemented new protocols to keep campers safe. Some camps have even started to offer online options for those who don’t feel comfortable attending in person.
The best part? Many Austin winter camps are very affordable and some offer special discounts to our readers.
Our 2020-21 Austin winter camp guide covers the very best winter camps for your children.
Type: Christian, Outdoors, Recreational
Description: Pine Cove is a fun Christ-centered camp with locations across Texas, including locations convenient to those in Austin. Since 1967, Pine Cove has been serving campers, creating an environment that’s gospel-centered, others-focused, and tons of fun!
Winterfest offers all of the fun of a summer camp packed into one weekend in December! There’s no better way to get in the Christmas spirit than by decking the halls with friends, old and new, all weekend long. The weekend is jam-packed with fun, music, holiday festivity, and spiritual growth. It’s the perfect way to celebrate the end of the semester and the most wonderful time of the year!
Locations: Central (near Columbus) and East Texas (near Tyler) locations available
Dates: December 18-20
Cost: $199/person (Get 15% off registration with code ATX2020 at signup!)
Cordovan Art Camps
Cordovan Art School offers a range of art camps for kids 6-8, 8-12, and 12-16 years old. Students of all skill levels are welcome, and their professional instructors will help your child reach his or her creative potential. There are winter camps available in Round Rock, Georgetown, Northwest Austin, Southwest Austin, and Cedar Park. You can learn more here.
These day camps run from 9 am to 4 pm each day with early and after-care options available. Kids will enjoy a day full of fun and education. Sibling discounts are available. Drop-in rates are also available. Lunch is included in the pricing. Located in Cedar Park. Click here for more info.
First Tee Austin Winter Break Camp
This multi-day sports camp is for kids ages 7-17 and is perfect for all skill levels. Kids participate in a variety of golf activities as well as enjoy games like golf baseball and Footgolf! It’s fun and exciting. All Campers Receive a 1-year Membership at the Harvey Penick Golf Campus! Rate is $120 for one camper and $60 for siblings. Camp runs from December 28-30. Click here to learn more.
Crenshaws Athletic Club Winter Break Camp
Crenshaws Athletic Club in Austin offers a fun-filled winter camp for Kindergarten through 5th graders with all-day activities and excitement. Activities include Gymnastics, Tumbling, Outdoor Fun, Trampoline, Bars, Beam, Rings, Fun Games, Arts & Craft, Recreational Swim, movies, and much more! There’s a 3-day option (Dec 21-23; $150) and 4-day option (Dec 28-31; $200) to choose from. Camps run from 8 am to 5:30 pm each day. Click here to learn more.
Fantastic Magic Camp (Online)
Fantastic Magic Camp has taken its 2020 Winter Break camps online! There will be daily online classes as well as at-home activities kids can do to learn juggling, magic tricks, and more. At the end of each day, kids will be given a video that reviews the magic they learned as well as additional challenges they can complete on their own. On the final day of camp, each kid will get a change to perform their favorite trick. Dates are December 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, & 31 (PLUS a magic show for the whole family on January 1st). Click here to learn more.
WAYA Winter Camps
WAYA (West Austin Youth Association) is offering a number of different winter camp options this year, including Kula Karate and Soccer Shots. There are morning and afternoon camp options available with 1-day, 3-day, and 4-day camps taking place at WAYA Field (Brumley) in Austin. Click here to learn more.
Know of any other great Austin winter camps? Let us know by commenting below.