Day Camps

Fifth Ward Enrichment
http://www.fwepinc.org 713-229-8353
4014 Market St., Suite W145, Houston 77020 (located in the 5th Ward Multi-Service Center) 12-18 year-olds. Seven week summer program. Applications available early April.
 
Houston Parks and Recreation Department
http://www.houstonparks.org 832-395-7000, 2999 South Wayside, Houston 77023
Maintains 56 city recreation centers. Youth enrichment summer program. After school programs during the fall and spring.
 
Jewish Community Center
http://www.erjcchouston.org 713-729-3200, 5601 South Braeswood, Houston 77096
Two locations with organized youth programs and day camps. Winter and holiday vacation camps. Must be a member of the center to participate.
 
Julia C. Hester House
http://jchesterhouse.org 713-672-2573, 2020 Solo, Houston 77020
Youth Empowerment Program for ages 13-17. Summer day camp. Located inside the Loop.
 
Neighborhood Centers, Inc.
http://neighborhood-centers.org
After school youth development and athletics programs during the school year from 3pm-6pm. Some evening/weekend enrichment programs. Passport to Summer Fun camp program runs for 11 weeks in June, July & August from 7am-6pm. Also provide Seniors Program with transportation.
Ripley House Community Center 4410 Navigation, Houston 77011 713-315-6400
Harbach-Ripley Community Center 6225 Northdale, Houston 77087 713-641-6321
Cleveland-Ripley Community Center 720 Fairmont Parkway, Pasadena 77504 713-944-9186
 
Pasadena Parks and Recreation
http://www.ci.pasadena.tx.us 713-948-0322, 1104 Parkside St., Pasadena 77502
Several programs at various sites.
 
Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club
http://www.bgca.org 713-695-3388, 2600 Aldine-Westfield Road, Houston 77093
Four recreational sites and maintains a summer camp.
 
Wesley Community Center
http://www.wesleyhousehouston.org 713-223-8131, 1410 Lee St., Houston 77009
Usually for school- aged children. Call for exact ages, hours and cost. Summer 10am-3pm. Fall, Spring afterschool activities.
 
YMCA of Greater Houston Area
http://www.ymcahouston.org 713-659-5566
39 locations with extensive summer youth day program. Consult website or phone book for closest facility. Afterschool programs in the fall and spring.
 
Day Camps for Special Populations
 
The Arc of Greater Houston
http://www.aogh.org 713-957-1600, 3737 Dacoma, Suite E, Houston 77092
Serves children and adults with cognitive, intellectual and developmental disabilities. Fall and summer camp available, including overnight. Camp Champions ages 10-30 years old.
 
Camp Rainbow – American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org/houston 713-977-7706 x 6091, Circle Lake Retreat, Pinehurst TX.
Children with diabetes and their siblings. Ages 4-17. Camperships available. Call for information.
 
Houston Parks and Recreation
http://www.houstonparks.org 832-395-7000, 2999 South Wayside, Houston 77023
Summer enrichment program for all children based on individual abilities. Contact local community centers for additional information.
 
Lighthouse Summer Day Camp/ Lighthouse of Houston
http://www.houstonlighthouse.org 713-527-9561, 3602 W. Dallas, Houston 77019
Programs available for the blind and visually impaired. Volunteer opportunities.