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6th-9th Camp

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NEW this year, we have added half-day options for our 6th-9th grade campers! All half-day camps are noted below.

Teen Tennis Teen Gymnastics
Week 1-9 | Jun 14-Aug 13
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Week 1-9 | Jun 14-Aug 13
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Teen Culinary Creations Teen Conditioning (1:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Week 2, 5, 9 | Jun 21-25, Jul 12-16, Aug 9-13 
Description coming soon
Week 3 & 7 | Jun 28-Jul 2 & Jul 26-30
Teens will have the opportunity to learn about health, fitness and conditioning through this week of camp with some of our certified personal trainers. Utilizing our state-of-the- art Fitness Center, the group will learn the proper techniques of exercise, stretching, and more. The experience will include group fitness classes, correct ways to use the exercise equipment and some nutritional education.
Teen Technology (1:00 PM - 5:00 PM) Teen WITS (1:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Week 2, 4, 8 | Jun 21-25, Jul 5-9, Aug 2-6 
With Coder Kids instructors, our campers will take a fun and simple approach to coding in Python, one of the most in-demand programming languages. Knowing Python allows you to write scripts to automate tasks, and it is also a primary language behind machine learning, data analysis, and many apps we use all the time. Campers will learn the basics of Python, and work on developing their very own games.
Week 6 | Jul 19-23 
Teen WITS camp is designed to get campers excited about creative writing. They will write daily and learn about various forms and techniques, including prose, memoir, short stories, and poetry. Campers will discuss the nuts and bolts of writing and will develop their own voice, be inspired by words, and explore their imaginations. Our professional writers and teachers will show them how they can use writing to explore issues that are important to them. At the end of the week, they will share their finished pieces in a celebration and take home a portfolio of their work.
Teen Art (1:00 PM - 5:00 PM) Teen Color War Sports
Week 1, 4, 9 | Jun 14-18, Jul 5-9, Aug 9-13
Campers will have rich creative experiences each week in our Teen Art Camp! Each week will explore a different theme, so that campers can grow as well-rounded artists and learn to work in different mediums and styles. Led by professional art teachers, our campers will be in great hands as they learn to learn to trust their creative instincts.

Week 1 - Spa Creations
Week 4 - Clay and Ceramics
Week 9 - Natural Wonders
Week 1 & 5 | Jun 14-18 & Jul 12-16
Missing Maccabi this summer? This week-long camp allows campers to participate in athletic and non-athletic competitions throughout the week. Sports include basketball, baseball, volleyball and more. The camp atmosphere stresses sportsmanship, spirit and camaraderie. Who will be the color war champion?!
Teen So You Think You Can Dance Teen Performing Arts
Week 8 | Aug 2-6
This is our most advanced dance offering for teen campers. Classes with experts in styles of dance including: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary Modern, Ballroom, Musical Theater, Hip Hop, and more! Learn the history, evolution, and technique of each style. A showcase will take place at the end of this one week camp!
Week 1-2 & 5-6 | Jun 14-25 & Jul 12-23
Now a 2-week camp, each session of Teen PAC offers campers the opportunity to be part of a full–scale theatre production of Dystopia: The Hungry Maze Game. Trapped against their will in a dystopian future, a group of teens must battle against emotionally sensitive guards, limited budgets, and the trigger-happy Gamemaster to be proclaimed the winner. Campers will also delve into the core elements of acting through scene and character study, as well behind the scenes tech work.
Teen Broadway Bootcamp Teen Improv
Week 7 | Jul 26-30
Perfect for the advanced theatre student, Broadway Boot Camp is designed to provide teens with an intensive study of musical theatre to build skills in acting, singing, and dance. Campers will get the opportunity to work with master instructors in their fields, all of whom know how to get the best out of each and every camper.
Week 3 | Jun 28-Jul 2
Led by some of the top improvisers in the Houston area, our one-week Teen Improv Camp allows teens to explore the unique process of improvisation. Each day, campers will dive into an exciting array of expertly crafted theater games, improvisational exercises, ensemble-building activities and performance opportunities.
Teen Counselor in Training

Week 2-4 & 6-8 | Jun 21-Jul 9 & Jul 19-Aug 6
CITs are a unique cohort; no longer campers, but not yet staff. Think of the CIT program will provide entering 9th and 10th graders with valuable skills and experience and enhance future job prospects. Walk away from the program with a letter for eighty volunteer hours and skills essential to being successful as a future camp counselor.
The program itself includes both structured Counselor Training as well as Mentored Field Experience. During the CTI component, participants will develop valuable leadership skills (such as teamwork, communication, and problem solving), learn how to be effective role models, gain insight into youth and adolescent development, and build a repertoire of games, activities, language, and techniques that will enhance their ability to create a safe, positive and fun environment for themselves and for others. During Mentored Field Experience, CITs will be assigned to a specific camp to assist existing staff in supervising campers, supporting group activities and enriching the social and educational experience of the campers.