Summer 2021 is upon us! Who’s ready for some (socially-distanced and responsible) fun in the sun? We’ve worked hard at RGV Moms to curate this listing of spots for summer fun, as well as camps, sports leagues, and more!

We will be updating the page regularly as more information becomes available. If you found a camp or class that we missed, send us a message via Facebook (@thergvmoms) or comment below!

Note: Please contact the location directly to find out more about COVID-19 protocols, hours, and special precautions. 

Check the tabs below for easy access to specific directory pages with listings of local RGV parks, pools, attractions and more.

Note: Please contact the location directly to find out more about COVID-19 protocols, hours, and special precautions. 

The camp guide below is organized by subject (i.e. Animals, Art/Music, Athletics, etc.) If an organization is listed, they have confirmed that they’ll be offering summer classes or camps. Check back for updates!

Big Red’s Ranch (San Benito)

Online: Website or Facebook Page 
Location: 34179 FM 1577, San Benito
Phone: 956.204.0069

Cost: $140 with scholarships available
Preschool Week: June 7-11 | Ages 4-6 | Times: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Big Red Camp
Dates: June 14 – 18 | June 21 – 25 | June 28 – July 2 | July 26 – 30
Ages:  Graduated 1st – Graduated 6th Grade
Sam’s Camp
Dates:
July 19 – 23
Ages: Graduated 1st – Graduated 6th Grade

Camp RIO (Brownsville)

Online: ideapublicschools.org/camp-rio or Facebook Page
Location: 280 Fish Hatchery Rd, Brownsville
Phone:
956.204.0036

Dates: Weekly in June and July
Ages:
5-14
Time: Full-Day Camp includes transportation via IDEA Public Schools
Cost: $100/day camp; $300/overnight camp


Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center

Online: edinburgwbc.org or Facebook Page
Location: 714 S Raul Longoria Rd, Edinburg
Phone: 956.381-9922

Summer Class and Camp Details Coming Soon!


Gladys Porter Zoo

Online: Website or Facebook Page
Phone: 956.546.7187

Weekly camps June through August for children ages 4 and up.


Pride of Texas Equestrian Center (Mission)

Online: Website or Facebook Page
Phone: 956.607.1199

Summer Class and Camp Details Coming Soon!


Quinta Mazatlan

Online: www.quintamazatlan.com or Facebook Page
Location: 600 Sunset Dr, McAllen
Phone: 956.681.3370

Weekly events offered throughout the summer. Check out pages 32 and following in the McAllen Summer 2021 Activity Guide for details about dates, times, and ages. 


Sea Turtle, Inc.

Online: www.seaturtleinc.org or Facebook Page
Location: 6617 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island
Phone: 956.761.4511

Camp Details Website

Ages: 7-9 years old
Date (Monday Only):
June 14, June 28, July 12, July 26
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Price: $125

Ages: 10-13 years old
Date (Monday Only): June 21, July 5, July 19, August 2
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Price: $125

All Star Theatre

Online: Website or Facebook Page
Phone:
956.313.7827

Camps for ages 5-10 and 11-17
Dates and times vary based on age
Registration Begins May 1 at www.allstartheatre.com


Creative Arts Studio

Online: Website or Facebook Page
Phone:
956.600.9251

Weekly Camps starting June 14th – Aug 6th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided.


Dance Arts Online

Online: www.dancearts.online or Facebook Page
Phone: 956.529.1114

Summer Class and Camp Details Coming Soon!


Dancentre of Edinburg

Online: Facebook Page
Location: 2750 Hedfelt Dr, Edinburg
Phone: 956.383.2623 (956-38-DANCE)

Ages: 4-17
Dates:
Weekly June 7-July 1 (half-day and full-day programs are available) with weekly themes


Melba’s Dance School

Online: melbasdance.com or Facebook Page
Location: 
2100 N 10th St, McAllen
Phone:
956.686.1411

Dates: Session 1: June 14-25 | Session 2: 12-23
Ages: Different offerings each session
Price: Varies by age group


Musicademy McAllen

Online: musicademymcallen.com
Location: 2901 N. 10th St., Ste N, McAllen
Phone: 956.266.1194

Dates: 2-week sessions M-F; beginning June 7, June 21, July 12, July 26
Ages: 4+
Time: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


McAllen Ballet

Online: Website or Facebook Page
Phone: 956.467.8038

Summer Intensive: Weekly beginning June 7-July 9 (Ages 3-18) $400
Summer Fun Camp: June 14-18 and June 21-25 (Ages 3-5) $150

Children’s Museum of Brownsville

Online: Website or Facebook Page
Location:
501 E Ringgold St, Brownsville
Phone:
956.548.9300

Ages: PreK to 3rd grade
Dates:
Weekly beginning June 14 to July 26
Times: Camps run 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Price: $100/week
Themes vary by week. Check the website for details.


International Museum of Arts and Science 

Online: Website or Facebook Page
Location:
1900 W Nolana Ave, McAllen
Phone:
956.682.0123

In-Person Camps
Ages: Rising 3rd-6th graders
Dates: Weekly beginning June 7
Price: $160/week
Themes vary by week. Check the IMAS website for details. Registration opens May 1.

Virtual Camps
Weekly Virtual Camps include a kit of 14 activities and an afternoon webinar session each camp day. Virtual Camp is free with limited registration opening Monday, May 24 on a rolling basis.
Themes vary by week. Check the IMAS website for details.


South Texas College (McAllen)

Online: www.southtexascollege.edu/youth-camps or Facebook Page
Location:
3201 West Pecan Blvd, McAllen
Phone:
956.488.6972

70+ camp offerings are available in a variety of subject areas (i.e. Guitar, Aviation Drama, Sewing, Philosophy, etc.)
Ages: 8 years and older
Dates: Single-Day and Week-Long Programs Available


St. Paul Lutheran School – Camp Invention: Recharge

Online: Recharge Registration Website
Location:
300 Pecan Blvd., McAllen
Phone:
956.682.2345

Dates: June 14-18
Ages: Entering Kinder to 6th grade
Time: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.,m.
Price: $250


Sylvan Learning Center (Brownsville)

Online: Sylvan Brownsville Website 
Location:
2701 Paredes Line Rd, Brownsville
Phone: 
956.295.3134

Dates: Weekly camps June 7-August 12
Ages: PreK-8th Grade; split by age/category
Time: Varies depending on camp selected
Price: Varies depending on camp selected


Sylvan Learning Center (Harlingen)

Online: Sylvan Harlingen Website or Facebook Page
Location:
1310 N Ed Carey Dr, Harlingen
Phone:
956.365.2987

Dates: Weekly camps June 7-August 12
Ages: PreK-8th Grade; split by age/category
Time: Varies depending on camp selected
Price: Varies depending on camp selected


Sylvan Learning Center (McAllen)

Online: Sylvan McAllen Website or Facebook Page
Location:
901 Dove Avenue, McAllen
Phone:
956.682.9800

Dates: Weekly camps June 7-August 19
Ages: PreK-8th Grade; split by age/category
Time: Varies depending on camp selected
Price: Varies depending on camp selected

Boys and Girls Club of Edinburg

Online: edinburgkids.com or Facebook Page
Location:
 702 Cullen St., Edinburg
Phone: 956.383.2582

Ages: 6-12 years old
Dates:
June 7-August 6, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Price: $150


Boys and Girls Club of Harlingen

Online: mybgch-com
Location:
 1209 W Washington Ave, Harlingen
Phone: 956.428.4183


Boys and Girls Club of McAllen

Online: www.bgcmcallen.net or Facebook Page
Othal E. Brand Center:
 2620 Galveston Ave, McAllen, 956.682.5791
Glen E. & Rita K. Roney Center: 4501 N. 34th St., McAllen, TX, 956.687.3910

Dates: June 7-August 13
Ages: 6-12 yrs


Boys and Girls Club of Pharr

Online: www.pharrkids.org or Facebook Page
Location:
 1026 S. Fir St., Pharr
Phone: 956.687.3910

Cities throughout the Valley offer lots of different summer events and programs. We’ve listed all of their contact information in the sections below. Links to Summer Activity Guides are also included in the city listing.

Brownsville Public Library

Main Branch Location: 2600 Central Blvd, Brownsville
Southmost Branch Location: 4320 Southmost Road, Brownsville
Online:
Website or Facebook Page
Phone: 956.548.1055


Harlingen Public Library

Location: 410 76 Dr, Harlingen
Online: Website or Facebook Page
Phone: 956.216.5800


Pharr Memorial Library

Location: 121 E Cherokee Ave., Pharr
Online: Website or Facebook Page
Phone: 956.787.3966


Mayor Joe V Sánchez Public Library (Weslaco)

Location: 525 S Kansas Ave, Weslaco
Online: Website or Facebook Page
Phone: 956.968.4533


McAllen Library 

Main Branch Location: 4001 N 23rd St., McAllen
Lark Branch Location: 2601 Lark Ave., McAllen
Palmview Branch Location: 3401 Jordan Ave., McAllen
Online: Website or Facebook Page
Phone: 956.681.3000


Sekula Memorial Library (Edinburg)

Location: 1906 S Closner Blvd, Edinburg
Online: Website or Facebook Page
Phone: 956.383.6246


Speer Memorial Library (Mission)

Location: 801 E 12th St, Mission
Online: Website or Facebook Page
Phone: 956.580.8750

Brownsville Parks and Recreation

Online: cob.recdesk.com or Facebook Page
Phone: 956.542.2064


City of Edinburg

Online: www.cityofedinburg.com or Facebook Page
Phone :: 956.381.5631


Harlingen Parks and Recreation

Online: myharlingen.us or Facebook Page
Phone: 956.216.5951


McAllen Parks and Recreation

Online: www.mcallen.net or Facebook Page
Phone: 956.681.1000

Summer 2021 Activity Guide includes information about summer camps, community centers, swim classes, team sports and more!


City of Mission

Online: missiontexas.us
Phone: 956.381.5631


City of Pharr

Online: pharr-tx.gov
Phone: 956.402.4550

Pharr Parks and Rec Summer Activity Guide 2021


Weslaco Parks and Recreation

Online: weslacotx.gov
Phone: 956.447.3407


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