Best Summer Camps in Fort Worth

Posted by  Sarah Mace, on Apr 29, 2022 7:39:00 PM


Summer is fun for the whole family, but just because school is out doesn’t mean that parents get a break, too. Summer camps are a great way to provide childcare and fun summer activities for your child. They will learn many new things and make a lot of new friends. Sign your child up for one of the best summer camps in Fort Worth today!


Best Summer Camps in Forth Worth


1. Creative Soul Summer Music Camps

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Summer Rock Camp will “rock” your socks off! Kids ages get to play in a band, write an original song, make a music video and perform a live rock show. Campers will grow as musicians and get a chance to work with professional musicians. If your child is under 7 years old, the  Lil Soul Music Camp would be another great option! They will get to sing, play instruments, and explore the musical world. If your child is gifted musically or you’d like them to try it out, sign them up soon!

Ages 3-6 (Lil Soul),  7-16 
Activities: Play in band live, write an original song, make music video 
Camp Date:

Summer Music Camp Dates Here
Lil Soul Music Camp Dates Here

Hours: Mon-Thu:  9-3pm, Friday:  9-1pm
Performance Friday:  12pm
Cost: Special Camp Offer Here
Program Link

For ages 3-6: Lil Soul Music Camp
For ages 7-16: Summer Music Camp

Contact & Address

Fort Worth: (817) 677-8506 | 5236 S Hulen St, Fort Worth, TX 76132

Keller Watauga: (817) 764-1074 | 5633 Watauga Rd, Watauga, TX 76148

Southlake: (817) 485-7464 | 280 Commerce St #195, Southlake, TX 76092



2. Kimbell Art Museum Summer Camps

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Kimbell Summer Camps give your child a chance to show their creative side!  Campers engage in group discussions and other group activities focused on the artwork in the museum. The kids will also be able to create their own works of art through sculpting, painting, and drawing.

Ages all ages
Activities: sculpting, painting, and drawing 
Date: Tuesday to Sunday except Monday
Hours: 10am to 5pm

Free for children under 6, Kimbell members, & Kimbell collection

$16 for children 6–11 & seniors 60+

$18 for adults

Address & Contact

(817-332-845 3333) Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas 76107




3. YMCA Camp Carter

Overnight Camp: Ages 7-15 - YMCA Camp Carter

Camp Carter provides a variety of activities for your child this summer - ropes courses, an equestrian center, archery and riflery ranges, basketball, volleyball, and canoeing! There is an overnight camp and a day camp. With so many options, your child will certainly enjoy him or herself!

Ages 5  - 17 years old
Activities: swimming, fishing, Challenge Course, riding horses, archery, canoeing, etc.
Date: Camp Dates Here
Hours: 7:00am-8:15am (Pre Camp)

8:30am-4:00pm (Camp Time)

4:00-6:00pm (Post Camp)
Cost: Members: $220/week per child
Non-Members: $270/week per child
Phone & Address: (+1 817-738-9241),  6200 Sand Springs Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76114




4. Benbrook Stables Summer Camp

This summer camp will provide tons of fun for your horse-loving kiddo! They will learn about feeding, horsemanship, nutrition, riding, and equipment. They will also be able to do some arts and crafts and go on hikes and hayrides.

Ages 6 years old and above
Activities: Horse Riding, Grooming, Arena Games
Date: Camp Dates Here
Hours: Thursdays 9am - 11am (ages 6-9yr)
Fridays 9am - 11am (ages 8-12)

$250 - Class Sizes are Limited
Purchase 4 dates (Thur or Fri )
Each session is 2 hours

Contact & Address:

(817-249-1001)  10001 Benbrook Blvd, Benbrook, TX 76126



5. Fort Worth Zoo Camp

If you and your kids love to go to the zoo, sign them up for one of the 10 weeks of camp offered at the Fort Worth Zoo – or all of them! Each week covers a different theme and includes crafts, new technology, animal visitors, and zoo excursions. Children ages 3-17 are welcome with half-day and full-day options available.  

Ages 3 to 17
Activities: crafts, new technology, animal visitors, and zoo excursions.

Monday through Friday - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.



Contact & Address: (817-759-7200) 1989 Colonial Parkway, Fort Worth, TX 76110






6. Fort Worth Botanic Garden 

S.E.E.D. Camp: Summer Exploration, Engagement, and Discovery

This environmental camp offers a different adventure each week for your child! You can choose the theme you think they would enjoy best, or sign them up for all four. If your child loves exploring the outdoors and learning about nature, this would be a great option for a summer activity!

Ages 4-14

Bugs Among Us: (Ages 4 – 5)

Texas Native Treasures


Date: Summer Camp Dates Here
Hours: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost: $100 (members) - $120
Contact & Address: (817) 463-4160 | 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd, Fort Worth, Texas 76107



7. Fort Worth Museum of Science and History Summer Classes

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For ages 3-12, your curious little one won’t want to miss these discovery-based classes. Each class gets to interact with and learn about artifacts in the museum all while investigating and exploring! Classes are offered in the mornings or afternoons.

Ages 3-12
Topics to learn Nature, Space, Dinosaurs, Animals
Date: Camp Dates Here
Hours: Mon-Tue: Closed
Wed-Sat: 10 AM - 5 PM
Sun: Noon - 5 PM
Cost: $180
Contact & Address (817-255-9333) 1600 Gendy St., Fort Worth, TX 76107




8. Young Chef’s Academy Summer Camp

My son did this camp and we are still benefiting from that experience when he cooks for his siblings.  Camp-Can-I-Cook is a fun way for your child to learn more about cooking. What working mom wouldn’t appreciate a little help around the kitchen? Classes cover the basics of cooking to Italian food, French food, and even chocolate! Camp runs until the beginning of August so sign up your little chef. 

Ages 7-14
Activities: Cooking, Baking, Beverages
Date: Camp Dates Here
Hours: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost: $225
Contact & Address:

817-989-CHEF(2433) 6333 Camp Bowie Blvd Suite 260, Ft. Worth, TX 76116




If you didn’t see any on this list that work for you, check out the links below for more suggestions:

City Mom's Blog, Fort Worth Summer Camp Guide



Have you signed up your child for a summer camp? What was their experience? Share your experience in the comment section below. 


Edited by: Casey Thomas

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