With summer quickly approaching, it is time to start planning. Summer day camps are a great way to have the kids learn something new while they are out of school while also having a great time. With so many different day camp choices around, it is often difficult to choose which one will be best for your child. Here are a few of the best options for summer day camps in DFW.
Design Connect Create! Physics Camps For Young Women
800 W. Campbell Road
Dallas, TX 75080
(214) 697-2673
www.designconnectcreate.orgIf your daughter is nervous about taking physics classes next year or really enjoys learning about math and science and would like to learn more, this is a great opportunity to help young girls build confidence in science. The camp will include labs, guest speakers, as well as problem solving and engineering challenges. Campers will have the opportunity to have exposure to exciting but challenging key physics concepts. This camp provides the opportunity to learn about these concepts in a supportive environment. The camps take place at UT Dallas from June 27-July 8, 2016.

Taste Buds Kitchen
2140 E. Southlake Blvd., Suite V
Southlake, TX 76092
(817) 488-0538
www.tastebudskitchen.comAt Taste Buds Kitchen, children have the opportunity to learn lots of different types of cooking techniques and recipes. Each week, there is a new menu. Week-long camps open for day-long registrations. Campers can range in age from 4 to 16. Every day the campers will learn 2 to 3 recipes and parents can enjoy helping the student practice their new skills at home!

School Of Rock
5606 Dyer St.
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 363-7625
www.dallas.schoolofrock.comSchool of Rock is for students from age 7 to 18 of all skill levels that play guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, or are looking for vocal training. The environment is fun and creative. Students are able to learn new skills and learn what it is like to be a professional musician. The camps encourage live performance in a variety of ways including workshops, clinics, and group rehearsals. One and two weeks camps are available in multiple locations across the metroplex.

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Texas Discovery Gardens
3601 Martin Luther King Junior Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75210
(214) 428-7476
www.texasdiscoverygardens.orgCamp at the Texas Discovery Gardens is for students 3-11 years of age. These camps are all about embracing nature and the great outdoors and getting away from the computer screen and television. The programming is both exciting and educational. Campers can learn about wildlife, make crafts, get a start into gardening, and more. Options are available for single day camps as well as week-long camps. Pre- and post-care is also available for parents that need it for their children.

Trinity Valley School Xplore Summer Programs
7500 Dutch Brand Road
Fort Worth, TX 76132
(817) 321-0104
www.trinityvalleyschool.org/summerThe Xplore program help instill confidence and creativity in students. Classes are available as both half-day and full-day options. With so many great and exciting options, it may be difficult for you and your child to choose. Activities include: Creative computer programming, musical theater, ceramics, painting, drawing, fencing, legos, rock climbing, animatronics, ballet, jazz, science, music, cricket, thematic enrichment camps, and 15 different sports camps.

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