2022 RGV Summer Camp and VBS Guide

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Summer is almost in full swing, and RGV Moms wants to make sure your kiddos are having a blast — and that they come home tired! Check out our 2022 RGV Summer Camp Guide, and get your kids signed up for some summer fun!

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The camp guide below is organized by subject (i.e. Animals, Art/Music, Athletics, etc.) and then alphabetically. Take a look, and send us a message @thergvmoms on Facebook if you found a camp that we missed!

Camp RIO

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: $210/day camp; $550/overnight camp


Gladys Porter Zoo

Online: gpz.org/education or Facebook Page
Location: 500 E Ringgold St, Brownsville
Phone: 956.546.WILD (9453)

Dates: 2-Day sessions and weekly long camps during June – July
Classes for PreK4-2nd Grade:
2-Day sessions from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 1 to 4 p.m.
Camps and Starlight Sleepover for 1st-5th Grade:
M-Th 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 6:30 p.m. Friday to 8:00 a.m. Saturday
Cost:
2-Day classes are $50/members or $60/non-members; Camps are $175/members or $200/non-members


Quinta Mazatlan

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

Nature Discovery Camps
Dates: T-F in June 
Ages: 5-8 yrs or 9-13 yrs
Time:
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $30/McAllen Residents; $40/Non-McAllen Residents


Sea Turtle, Inc.

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

Dates: Mondays throughout the summer. Varies depending on age
Ages:
7-13
Time: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $125


Valley Nature Center 

Online: valleynaturecenter.org or Facebook Page
Location: 301 S Border Ave, Weslaco
Phone: 956.969.2475

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


Camille Playhouse (Brownsville)

Online: Website or Facebook Page
Phone:
956.542.8900

Join us this summer and discover the fun and excitement of community theater. You’ll learn to work as a team, explore your creativity, and make lasting friendships when you participate in the Camille Playhouse Summer Youth Workshop!

Dates: June 6-July 3 and July 5-31
Ages:
6-11 and 12-17
Price:
$350/session
Online Registration


Creative Arts Studio (McAllen)

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.


Hands in Art

Online: handsinartstudio.com or Facebook Page
Location: 707 N Conway Ave, Mission
Phone: 956.605.9393

Dates: Every Week beginning May 30 (M-F)
Ages: 5+
Time:
 Morning – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Afternoon – 1 to 4 p.m.; Full-Day – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Price: Half-Day – $120; Full-Day – $220


International Museum of Arts and Science 

Online: theimasonline.org or Facebook Page
Location:
1900 W Nolana Ave, McAllen
Phone:
956.682.0123

Operation Imagination Summer Camp
Dates:
M-F beginning June 6
Time:
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Price: $132/members; $160/non-members


Little Mozarts Music Academy

Online: mozartsacademy.com or Facebook Page
Location: 2706 N Coria St, Brownsville
Phone: 956.551.1731

Dates: June 12-23 and July 11-21 (M-Th)
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost: $145


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 6, June 20, July 11, July 25

ROCK BAND CAMP (ages 7+): For those that have an interest in music and would like the opportunity to not only learn several instruments but play in a band. Students will learn Voice, Piano, Guitar, Bass and Drums then form a band. Student band will perform for family and friends upon graduating from Rock Band session!
LITTLE ROCKERS CAMP (ages 4-6): It is important to start them young, this camp is for kids ages 4 to 6, and we want to give them an opportunity to ROCK too! Little Rockers will enjoy their days singing, playing piano, ukulele, and hand and mallet percussion. They will have a good time learning about rhythm and melody with the help of our teachers.


Musical Living Academy

Online: www.musicallivingacademy.com or Facebook Page
Location: 1000 Westway Ave, McAllen
Phone: 956.221.3145

Dates: Weekly in June and July; varies based on ages
Time:
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Ages:
4-11
Cost:
$185/week; discounts available for multiple camp sessions


Rio Grande Valley Arts Studio

Online: www.rgvas.com or Facebook Page
Location: 1025 W Jackson Ave, Harlingen
Phone: 956.412.1314

Year-long classes and summer programs available in dance, voice, violin, piano, guitar, percussion, art, and karate. See RGV Arts Studio website for more information.


School of Rock

Online: schoolofrock.com or Facebook Page
Location: 5400 N Ware Rd, McAllen
Phone: 956.687.7625

Weekly camps throughout June. Themes and ages vary based on the week.
Times: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Price: $400
Online Registration


The Cage Soccer Complex

Online: Facebook Page 
Location: 511 N Shary Rd, Mission
Phone: 956.540.3699 (Spanish) or 956.513.5424 (English)

Dates: Weekly beginning June 6
Ages: 5-11 yrs
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Activities include:
Painting, story-telling, arts and crafts, sports and more!


UTRGV Academic, Athletic & Sports Camps

Online: www.utrgv.edu/camps
Location: 1201 W University Dr, Edinburg (Some camps have alternate locations)
Phone: 956.665.2522

Camps available in a wide variety of areas for children in grades K-12. See UTRGV Camp website for more information.


Valley Keyboards

Online: https://valleykeyboards.com/ or Facebook Page
Location: 900 Harvey Dr, McAllen
Phone: 956.686.4863

Dates: Weekly in June and July; varies based on age/ability
Time:
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Cost:
$150/4-day camp; $175/5-day camp

All Star Basketball McAllen

Online: Website or Facebook Page 
Location: 2101 Redbud Ave McAllen, TX 78501
Phone: 956.627.0390

Dates: M-F Weekly beginning June 6
Ages: 6-12 yrs
Time: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Price: $139/week
Online Registration


HEB Tennis Center (Harlingen)

Online: Facebook Event 
Location: 1613 Morgan Blvd, Harlingen, TX 78550

Summer Tennis Camp
Dates:
M-Th Weekly beginning May 31
Ages: 4-16 yrs
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Price: $75/week
Online Registration


RGV Golf Academy (Edinburg)

Online: Website
Location: Los Lagos Golf Course 1720 S Raul Longoria Rd, Edinburg

Dates: June 6-9 & 13-16 or Aug. 1-4 & 8-11
Ages: 5-10 yrs and 11-16 yrs
Time: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Cost: $300/2-week session


The Cage Soccer Complex

Online: Facebook Page 
Location: 511 N Shary Rd, Mission
Phone: 956.540.3699 (Spanish) or 956.513.5424

Dates: Weekly beginning June 6
Ages: 5-11 yrs
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Activities include:
Painting, story-telling, arts and crafts, sports and more!


Topgolf

Online: topgolf.com 
Location: 1901 W, I-2, Pharr
Phone: 956.588.2156

Dates: Weekly M-F
Ages: 6-12 yrs
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Cost: $199


UTRGV Academic, Athletic & Sports Camps

Online: www.utrgv.edu/camps
Location: 1201 W University Dr, Edinburg (Some camps have alternate locations)
Phone: 956.665.2522

Camps available in a wide variety of areas for children in grades K-12. See UTRGV Camp website for more information.

Big Red’s Ranch

Online: bigredministries.org or Facebook Page 
Location: 34179 FM 1577, San Benito
Phone: 956.204.0069

Dates: Day Camps Weekly in June and July
Ages:  All other weeks, entering 2nd-7th
Time:
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Price: $150
Preschool week: June 6-10 for ages 4-6; 8 a.m. 2:30 p.m.


BT Church (McAllen)

Online: bt.church/kids or Facebook Page 
Location: 2001 Trenton Rd, McAllen
Phone: 956.686.5296

Jr. Kids Camp
Dates:
June 6-10
Time: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Ages:
3 years – 2nd grade
Price:
$60; register by May 29
Online Registration

VBS: Kids Week
Dates:
July 18-22
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Ages:
K-5th grade
Price:
Free; Register by July 10
Online Registration


Calvary Baptist Church (McAllen)

Online: calvarymcallen.com or Facebook Page 
Location: 1600 Harvey St, McAllen
Phone: 956.686.4364

VBS: Make Waves
Dates:
June 13-17
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.


First Baptist Church (McAllen)

Online: firstmcallen.com or Facebook Page 
Location: 1200 Beech Ave, McAllen
Phone: 956.686.7418

Jr. Camp – Mission: Deep Sea
Dates:
June 13-15
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Ages:
PreK to 2nd Grade
Price:
$10
Online Registration


First United Methodist Church (Harlingen)

Online: http://fumcharlingen.org or Facebook Page
Location: 321 E Harrison Ave, Harlingen
Phone: 956.423.0540

God’s Wonder Lab VBS
Dates: June 13-17
Time: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Ages:
Entering K to 5th Grade
Online Registration


First United Methodist Church (McAllen)

Online: fumcmcallen.com
Location: 4200 N. McColl Rd., McAllen
Phone: 956.686.7418

Jerusalem Marketplace VBS
Dates: June 27-30
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Ages:
Entering K to 5th Grade
Online Registration


St. Paul Lutheran (McAllen)

Online: stpaulmcallen.org or Facebook Event
Location: 300 Pecan Blvd, McAllen
Phone: 956.682.2345

Monumental VBS
Dates: June 6-10
Time: 5:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Ages:
Ages 2 to 6th Grade (ages 2-4 must be accompanied by an adult)
Explore the sunbaked Southwestern desert and dig into God’s great love! Kids participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, and create fun crafts.
Online Registration

Dance Mission: Dance Arts Online

Online: Facebook Page
Phone: 956.529.1114

Dates: Summer Workshops weekly beginning June 13. Focus on Ballet, Creative Dance, Choreography and more!
Times: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (varies based on age)
Ages: 3-13 years


Deborah Case Dance Academy

Online: dcda.com or Facebook Page
Location: 5240 N 10th St, McAllen
Phone:
956.682.2721


Dancentre of Edinburg 

Online: Facebook Page
Location: 2750 Hedfelt Drive, Edinburg
Phone:
956.383.2623

Summer Camps for Ages 5-18
Afternoon classes for toddlers and beginners, half-day and full-day programs
Activities include: Ballet, Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Tap, Jazz, Tumbling, Acro, Folklorico, Leaps & Turns, Stretch and Conditioning


Jing’s Gymnastics

Online: Website or Facebook Page
Location in Pharr and Mission
Phone:
956.702.4967

Dates: June 6-June 17; June 20-July 1; July 11-July 22; July 25-Aug 5; August 8-August 19
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.


Masters of Movement Dance Institute 

Online: dancemmdi.com or Facebook Page
Location: 1725 E Price Rd, Brownsville
Phone:
956.509.8794

Dates: July 11-15
Ages: 3-12 years
Activities include: Ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, gymnastics, special activities, and lots of fun!


Melba’s Dance School

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


Prestige Tumbling Academy (McAllen)

Online: Website or Facebook Page
Location: 2622 N 10th St, McAllen
Phone:
956.222.0165

Dates: M-Th in June and July (beginning May 31)
6-8 years: 10 a.m. – 12p.m.
9 years and up: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.


Rio Grande Valley Arts Studio

Online: www.rgvas.com or Facebook Page
Location: 1025 W Jackson Ave, Harlingen
Phone: 956.412.1314

Year-long classes and summer programs available in dance, voice, violin, piano, guitar, percussion, art, and karate. See RGV Arts Studio website for more information.


Rolando Pachecho Dance School

Online: Website or Facebook Page
Phone: 956.467.8038

Dates: Session 1 – June 13-24; Session 2 – June 26-July 8
Times:
8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Ages:
6-18 years
Price:
$300

Children’s Museum of Brownsville

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

Dates: Weekly beginning June 6 to August 1
Times: Camps run 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  (3-5 yrs) or 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. (6-8 yrs)
Price: $125/week
Themes vary by week. Check the website for details.


International Museum of Arts and Science 

Online: theimasonline.org or Facebook Page
Location:
1900 W Nolana Ave, McAllen
Phone:
956.682.0123

Operation Imagination Summer Camp
Dates:
M-F beginning June 6
Time:
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Price: $132/members; $160/non-members


LEAP for STEM (McAllen)

Online: Website or Facebook Page
Location:
McAllen Elks Lodge 3500 Jordan Rd., McAllen
Phone:
956.833.5327

STEM Summer Camp
Dates:
M-Th in June
Time:
8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Ages:
6-8 and 9-11 years
Price:
$150

Robotics Summer Camp
Dates:
M-Th in June
Time:
8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Ages: 9-13 years
Price:
$150


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

Online: stpaulmcallen.org or Event Details
Location: 300 Pecan Blvd, McAllen
Phone: 956.682.2345

Dates: June 13-17
Times: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Ages:
Entering Grades K-6
Price: $260
Give your young innovator an unforgettable adventure! All-new, hands-on activities will launch their imagination and get their confidence soaring as they explore STEM fun from the oceans to outer space.
Online Registration


UTRGV Academic, Athletic & Sports Camps

Online: www.utrgv.edu/camps
Location: 1201 W University Dr, Edinburg (Some camps have alternate locations)
Phone: 956.665.2522

Camps available in a wide variety of areas for children in grades K-12. See UTRGV Camp website for more information.

Boys and Girls Club of Brownsville

Online: Facebook Page
Location:
 1338 E 8th St Brownsville
Phone: 956.546.4254


Boys and Girls Club of Edinburg

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


Boys and Girls Club of Harlingen

Online: mybgch-com or Facebook Page
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


Boys and Girls Club of Mission

Online: missiontexas.us
Location:
 209 Cleo Dawson St., Mission
Phone: 956.585.3606


Boys and Girls Club of Pharr

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

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

Summer Reading Program: Oceans of Possibilities
Registration begins May 16. In-person registration only.


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

2020 Parks and Rec Guide


Edinburg Parks and Recreation

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 2022 Activity Guide includes information about summer camps, community centers, swim classes, team sports, and more!


Mission Parks and Recreation

Online: missiontexas.us or Facebook Page
Phone: 956.580.8760


City of Pharr

Online: https://pharr-tx.gov or Facebook Page
Phone: 956.402.4550

Pharr Parks and Rec Summer Activity Guide 2022
Click here for Online Registration


Weslaco Parks and Recreation

Online: weslacotx.gov
Phone: 956.447.3407

If you still need some great summer activity ideas, our RGV Moms Directory is here for you! You can filter by area, activity type, and more!

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