How to find Camps for the Youngest Kids
It’s not always easy to find Summer Care and fun camps for Kids who are not at Grade School yet. They need a smaller environment and have specific needs that only some Camps can provide.
So we set about finding those Summer Camps nearby.
Summer Camps for Toddlers 2+
For working parents, Summer Camps are a great option to use when Preschools, Childcare centers or in-home carers or an employed Nanny are on vacation. However, for young children, not all Summer Camps are available options or are suitable for Toddler aged boys and girls.
In our Summer Camp Guide, we have an easy way to search through according to Age to see which Camps have Summer Camp options for our Younger Kids.
Toddler Summer Camps
The daytime needs of our younger Kids are different to the older ones, as they might need Naps, Breaks and a combination of activities in a safe and smaller environment with closer supervision.
Around Plano, Frisco, Dallas and our surrounding cities, there are some great options for younger campers.
The following list provides ideas for toddler summer programs in and around Plano.
- Dallas International School
- Studio 3 Dance
- Good Shepherd Episcopal
- Gotta Dance Plano
- Kids Garden Club
- My Gym Frisco
- Champions Special Ministries
- Emler Swim School of Plano
- Children’s Courtyard
- Bilingual Whiz Kidz
- Apple Creek Preschool
- The Dallas Conservatory
- Ann & Nate Levine Academy
- Alpha Omega Gymnastics
- Plano Day School
Even from age 2, they have Camps which provide enrichment with instruments, languages and sports camps.
With its choice of over 60 activities offered on our two campuses from June to July, the Summer Enrichment Camp of Dallas International School will fill your child’s days with fun, enriching experiences.
The Churchill campus will welcome children ages 3 through 10. There, activities such as Yarn Creations, Mystery Solvers, Games Galore, and Silly Symphony will no doubt stir your child’s creative mind.
For full day campers, a catered healthy lunch will be provided. Before and after camp care services will also be available.
Located in Dallas.
Pricing: check with the camp directly.
Days: Monday – Friday 7.30 am – 6 pm
PRE-K DAY CAMPS (3 – 5 yrs)
Preschool camps include hands-on learning activities, splash time and tons of fun. Preschool Campers participate in themed weeks with special guests and family events planned throughout the summer. All preschool campers must be fully potty trained; no pull-ups. Kids spend at least 30 minutes engaging in outdoor activities.
Pricing: check with the camp directly
Days: Monday – Friday 7.30am – 5.30pm
Theatre camps are a great way for children to explore literature in a fun and creative way. Kids will transform into a superhero, a princess, or their favorite storybook character as they bring popular stories to life on stage at North Texas Performing Arts exciting theatre summer programs! With summer learning opportunities for ages 5 to 18, there’s a spot for everyone to learn from their professional directors, actors, and singers who have worked everywhere from Broadway to L.A.
Week-long camps are available in both half-day and full-day options for ages 5-13 and two-week productions are available for all ages, K-12! Each one-week camp has a different theme based on popular children’s stories like Descendants, Frozen, and Harry Potter. There are a dozen options for two-week productions, and there’s truly something for all ages, from 101 Dalmatians Kids to Moana JR to A Chorus Line.
Located in Plano, Fairview and Dallas
Pricing: $250 – $400
Days: Monday – Friday 7.30am – 6pm, sign up for a full week for each camp
For over 8 years, B3 has been creating meaningful opportunities for children to experience a full range of STEAM activities through camps and classes. They have twenty different themes to choose from to suit your child’s interest. Kid’s will participate in over 30 academically oriented, hands-on STEAM activities each week. Activities are super engaging, and kids actually have fun learning!
They offer both full and half-day camps for kids ages 5-12. Daily drop-in and before and aftercare available at Spring Creek Location. Early bird, sibling, and multiple camp discounts are offered at some locations. Extended care drop off 8am, pickup 6pm.
Camp locations in Plano, Frisco & Allen
Days: Monday – Friday 8 am – 6 pm
Club SciKidz Dallas offers 32 different themed STEM Day Camps for children ages 4-13 across 8 convenient locations in Plano, Prosper, & Dallas. Camp themes include topics such as veterinary medicine, marine biology, chemistry, video game design, coding, robotics, engineering…and MANY more! Each camper does 20 hands-on, minds-on lessons each week!
Camps operate June 13- July 29 2022, Monday-Friday 9am-4pm, with optional extended care available from 8am-5:30pm. Campers are divided into age groups based on the grade they are entering in Fall 2022: PreK4 & Kinder; 1st-3rd graders; and 4th-7th graders. Tuition starts at $325/week. Multi-session and multi-sibling discounts are available!
Days: Monday – Friday 9 am – 4 pm
SUMMER 2022 DANCE CLASSESBallet, Pointe, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Tap, Hip Hop, Technique, Stretch & Flexibility, Tumbling, Acro, Contemporary/Modern/Lyrical.
ONE DAY PRESCHOOL CAMPS – ages 3 – 6
June & July – 9:30 – 11:30 $40 per one day camp
Your Summer To Shine welcomes Preschoolers (age 3) through rising 6th graders! From world travels & galaxies far away to brick building & constructing cities out of cardboard boxes, they’ve got it all including the MOST FUN camp around…MESSY CAMP! Pizza and Water Slides every Friday! Extended Day & PreK Part Time Options available. Register by May 1 for $50 Early Bird Discount!
Summer Camps for Preschoolers 4+
For ages 4 and above, the options do open up as they are a little more independent and able to mix with slightly older kids more easily.
More Options for Pre-schoolers
- My Gym Frisco
- Dallas Museum of Art
- Texas Ballet Theater School
- ASI Gymnastics Plano
- The Dallas Conservatory
- Levine Academy
- Apple Creek Private Preschool
- and many more!
While Vacation Bible School options usually offer limited time, many are either free to attend or are offered for a very nominal weekly fee by the Church that hosts it. Usually the hours are limited – maybe 2-3 hours per day.
We have more Vacation Bible School options to check out. Still updating for 2022.
We know you are looking for those Summer Camps nearby!
We hope you find something you love. Tell us about the choice you make.