From football, basketball and baseball to history, art and theater, organizations across Erath County are offering a full slate of camps to keep your children busy this summer. E-T staffers have complied a healthy sampling of fun and games for them to enjoy.
Stephenville High School's Honeybee basketball camp will be held 9 a.m.-noon for children in the first-fifth grade in the 2011-12 school year and 1-4 p.m. for children in sixth-ninth grade. The cost for the camp held at Henderson Junior High is $50. Contact Alan Thorpe or Kristi Mayes at 552-6504.
May 31-June 2
Summer Fun Football
This camp will be held at the SHS practice fields from 8-11:30 a.m. for ages 6-10 and 1-4:30 p.m. for ages 11-incoming 8th.
Texas Twisters will host Tumble Camp 8-11 a.m. for children ages three and older. Cost is $60 and $45 for siblings. Call 968-3547.
Stephenville ISD will host Honeybee volleyball camp from 9 a.m.-noon for seventh-ninth grade students and 1-3 p.m. for fourth-sixth graders. Cost is $45-$55. Pre-registration is due by June 1 and walk-ins are welcomed. Camp will be held in the Henderson Junior High gym. Call SHS athletic office at 552-6417.
Yellow Jacket basketball
Stephenville High School's Yellow Jacket basketball team will host camp for students who will be in first-ninth grade in the fall. Camp will be held 9 a.m.-noon in the high school gym. Cost is $50 per student. Call SHS athletic office at 552-6417.
SISD visual and performing arts
Visual and performing arts camp will be held at SHS. Campers will paint sets, sew costumes, create a memory book along with other artistic and performance activities. Cost is $50 and includes a memory book with pictures, T-shirt and snacks. Hours are 1-4 p.m. June 4-6 and 1-5:30 p.m. June 7. Contact Mindy Pope at 552-6494 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Texan football fundamentals
Children five to 12 are invited to join the Texan football team and coaches at fundamentals camp. Registration is $125 with a $50 deposit required to hold your child's spot. For more information, visit tarletonsports.com or call 968-9518.
Stephenville Dance Center
Five and six year olds are invited to Fairy Ballet Camp from 10 a.m.-11:30. Cost is $75 per child. Children seven and older are invited to Musical Theater camp from 1-3 p.m. at a cost of $100 per child. Technique Dance camps will also be offered for three age groups through the month of June. Call 977-3772.
Stephenville Parks and Recreation Department will host summer art class from 8 a.m. - noon. Cost is $35 per student. Registration deadline is Friday, May 25. Call 918-1295.
TexAnn fundamentals camp
Fourth-twelfth graders are invited to join the reigning Lone Star Conference champion Tarleton TexAnns for fundamentals camp at Wisdom Gym. Cost is $295 for overnighters and $200 for commuters. For more information visit tarletonsports.com or contact Coach Ronnie Hearne at 968-9184 or email@example.com.
Tarleton State University is hosting Junior High Band Camp offering band classes and supervised activities. Cost is $205 for commuters and $295 for campers staying on campus. Call 968-9617.
Honeybee Softball Camp
Head over to McClesky Field at Stephenville City Park for softball camp, hosted by your SHS Honeybees. Hours are 9-11:30 a.m. for first-fifth graders and 1:30-4p.m. for sixth-twelfth graders. Cost is $35 for early registration and $40 for walk-up registration. Call Kristi Mayes at 552-6504.
Camp Pioneer will be held at the Stephenville Museum grounds for kids entering second-fifth grades. Camp will be held 9 a.m.-noon daily. This year's theme will be Native Americans. Cost is $50 per child. Call 965-5880.
Stephenville Yellow Jacket baseball camp will be held 8:30-11 a.m. for incoming second-fifth grade students and noon-2:30 p.m. for incoming sixth-ninth graders. Cost is $60 per participants and includes a T-shirt. Camp will be held at the James T. Young Baseball Field at the high school. Pre-registration deadline is June 9, but walk-ins are welcome. Call SHS Athletics at 552-6417.
Valerie's Gym will offer gymnastics camp 9 a.m.-noon daily. Cost is $75 for one child, $100 for two children and $125 for three - cash only and includes T-shirt. Call Valerie at 918-7244 or Michelle at 965-5209.
Texas Twisters will host Cheer Camp 8-11 a.m. for children ages three and older. Cost is $60 per campers and $45 for siblings. Call 968-3547.
Dublin ISD will host its first STEAM Camp, which exposes participants to a variety of real world scenarios in the science, technology, engineering, art and math career fields. Students will travel to NASA headquarters in Houston, explore LEGO's Green City Challenge and engage with professionals in STEAM-related fields. The free camp is open to fourth through eighth grade students at DISD and the application is available on the school's website and at the intermediate school.
Honeybee softball camp will be held 9-11:30 a.m. for participants in first-fifth grades and 1:30-4 p.m. for sixth-twelfth graders. The camp will beheld at McCleskey Field at Stephenville City Park. Cost is $35 for early registration and $40 for walk-up registration. Call Coach Kristi Mayes at 552-6504.
Kevin Kolb Football Camp
Bruner Motors and Stephenville High School will host a day of professional league football action with Arizona Cardinal Quarterback and former Yellow Jacket Kevin Kolb. The camp will be held 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The camp is free with a suggested $25 donation to Erath County United Way. Only 80 spots area available, register your child, fourth-sixth grade, at Bruner GM by June 14.
Texas Twisters will host Gymnastics Camp 8-11 a.m. for children ages three and older. Cost is $60 per campers and $45 for siblings. Call 968-3547.
CTFAC Art Camp
Cross Timbers Fine Arts Council will host Art Camp under the direction of Liz Meiron, Gilbert Intermediate art yeacher and Misti Schultz, Henderson Junior High Art Teacher. Camp will be held 9:30-11:30 a.m. for ages 5-10 and 2 – 4 p.m. for ages 11 and older. The registration fee is $75 per child. Camp will be held at CTFAC River North Gallery, 204 River North Blvd. Call 965-6190.
STAR Council will host it annual Bosque Safari Camp 8-5 p.m. for first-fourth grade students. Admission is free. Call 965-5515.
Valerie's Gym will host cheerleading camp 5:30-8:30 p.m. daily. Cost is $75 for one child, $100 for two children and $125 for three - cash only. Call Valerie at 918-7244.
TexAnn Day Camp
Kindergarten - sixth grade students are invited to TexAnn Day Camp from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Tarleton State University's Wisdom Gym. Cost is $125 per child, and lunch will be provided. For more information visit tarletonsports.com or contact Coach Hearne at 968-9184 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family Care camp
Four-year-olds - sixth grade students are invited to the Foster's Home Family Care Program Summer Stars Camp 8:30 a.m.-noon. This free camp will offer activities, games, crafts, snacks and lessons, but space is limited. Call 968-8443.
STAR Council will host Gearing Up to Success (GUTS) camp from 8 a.m.-5p.m. for fifth and sixth grade students. Call 965-5515.
Texan Air Raid Camp
Texan Football invited all skill level position players in eighth-twelfth grade. Campers should arrive between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 12, and departure will be at noon on Saturday, July 14. A $100 deposit is required, and the total cost is $275. For more information visit tarletonsports.com or contact Cheryl at 968-9518.
TexAnn Fundamentals Camp
Fourth-twelfth graders are invited to join the reigning Lone Star Conference champion Tarleton TexAnns for fundamentals camp at Wisdom Gym. Cost is $295 for overnighters and $200 for commuters. For more information visit tarletonsports.com or contact Coach Hearne at 968-9184 or email@example.com.
Tarleton State University will host All-State Choir Camp covering region, area and all-state music. Cost is $175 for commuters and $240 for campers staying on-campus. Call 968-9617.
Broadway Boot Camp
Cross Timbers Fine Arts Council will host Broadway Boot Camp under the direction of instructors Mica Hassler Parsons, junior high theater teacher, and Arielle Sword, junior high choir teacher. Camp will be held from 9 a.m. – noon for ages 5 to 10 and 1-4 p.m. for ages 11 and older. The fee is $75 per child. Camp will be held at CTFAC River North Gallery, 204 River North Blvd. The final performance will be held Friday, July 20. Call 965-6190.
Stephenville Yellow Jackets will host freshman football camp from 8-10 a.m. at a cost of $20 per participant. The camp allows varsity and sub-varsity coaches an opportunity to work with incoming freshmen one week prior to the beginning of two-a-days. Equipment will be handed out at the completion of camp. Call Joseph Gillespie at 552-6417.
Boy Scouts host Survivor Camp
All first-fifth grade boys are invited to challenge themselves at Survivor Camp and also participate in archery and BB shooting. Cost is $45 per camper. Contact Debbie Beverly at 592-4166 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to register is July 15.
British Soccer Camp
Children ages 3-16 are invited to British Soccer Camp at the Stephenville Soccer Association complex. Call Kris Nehring at 877-247-4336 or visit stephenvillesoccer.org.