Georgetown Parks & Recreation

Camps

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Standards of Care
Youth recreation programs (including all day camps) operated by the City of Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department are recreational in nature and are not state-licensed child care programs. These programs are governed by the City of Georgetown, as required by the Texas Human Resources Code, Section 42.041 (b) (14).

Signed Standards of Care Ordinance

Standards of Care for Youth Recreation Programs Summary

 

Summer Camps

 

Camp Fees, Payments, and Registration/Withdrawal Information

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Adaptive Camps

Adaptive Camps

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In cooperation with the Exceptional Georgetown Alliance, Georgetown Parks and Recreation is offering Adaptive Summer Camp sessions for Georgetown ISD students. Experienced and trained staff will continue to provide this opportunity to the Georgetown community. These Camps are not designed to work on severe aggressive behavior, but focus on providing a safe, social environment productive of building social and communication skills for all campers.

Our camps focus on social and communication development for campers with Autism Spectrum disorders and other cognitive and developmental disabilities. Themes address basic concepts like feelings, using manners, being part of a group, as well as self-esteem and cooperation. The opportunity for developmental growth of each camper will be provided through a wide range of activities which may include arts & crafts, swimming, field trips, cooperative games, music, daily exercise, and outdoor play.

Focus: Cognitive and Developmental disabilities, Autism Spectrum
Requirements: Georgetown ISD ONLY. Must be able to coexist in a small group setting.

A 2022 Adaptive Camp Supplemental Form is required when registering for an Adaptive Camp.

Let’s Make Friends, Ages: 5 (completed Kindergarten) – 12

Circle of Friends, Ages: 13-23

Weekly Sessions: June 20-23, June 27-30, July 11-14, July 18-21
Days & Hours: Mon.-Thurs., 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Weekly Fee: $135 Resident / $170 Nonresident
Location: TBD, Georgetown ISD campus

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Adventure Camps

Adventure Camps

Adventure Camps are a unique opportunity for youth to be exposed to outdoor adventure activities and challenges in a safe and fun environment.  Each session offers opportunities to learn life-long recreation skills and  promote the positive use of free time. Our programs provide outdoor  experiences that will help youth to gain self-confidence, responsibility,  self-awareness, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
Please note that our adventure camps are physically and mentally demanding. Please assess your child’s ability before signing them up.

Staff Leadership: Adventure Camp will be conducted by trained summer and full-time staff with experience in outdoor skills and camper supervision. Some of our staff trainings and certifications include American Red Cross (CPR, First Aid, and Lifeguarding), SOLO Schools (Wilderness First Aid), Adventure Experiences (ropes course, American Canoe Association (swiftwater rescue), Nantahala Outdoor Center (kayaking) and Outpost Wilderness Adventure (rock climbing).

Camper Equipment: The adventure program will provide technical and camping equipment necessary for adventure activities. Personal clothing and items will be discussed at the orientation meeting. Registration fees include meals prepared while camping. Participants will be responsible for meals while traveling ($30-$100 depending on session).

Orientation Meeting: A mandatory orientation meeting is scheduled from 7-8 p.m. on either Thursday, May 19 or Tuesday, May 31 at the Georgetown Parks and Recreation Administration Office. You will receive a parent information packet, be informed on critical logistics, be sized for technical equipment, and meet the Adventure staff.

Locations: Adventures will depart from and return to the Teen Center at the Georgetown Recreation Center. Camp Goodwater staff will check campers in/out, so please use the Goodwater car lane on the north end of the facility.

Daily Schedule: Drop off 8:30-9 a.m. / Camp Activities 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / Pick up 5-5:30 p.m.
All campers must be picked up on time. After 5:30 p.m., a $10 fee will be charged for every half-hour until the child is picked up. This fee must be paid at the time of pick up.

Campout South Llano

Join us for an adventure day camp that culminates with an overnight campout at South Llano River State Park. We’ll take day trips that include  the Challenge Course, paddleboarding on Lady Bird Lake, and rappelling at  Pace Bend Park. Finally, we’ll head over to South Llano River  State Park for some snorkeling, kayaking, and camping.

Ages: 12-14
Dates: June 6-10
Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Weekly Fee: $315 Resident / $395 Nonresident

Welcome to Adventure

Experience our Texas Hill country like never before. We’ll take day trips that include the Challenge Course, rock climbing at Reimers Ranch, wild caving at Whirlpool Cave, whitewater kayaking, and horseback riding.

Ages: 11-13
Dates: June 13-17, June 20-24
Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Weekly Fee: $295 Resident / $370 Nonresident

Welcome to H2O Adventure

Come join us for a day camp full of water adventures! We’ll take day trips that include the Challenge Course, whitewater kayaking, snorkeling at Colorado Bend State Park, rappelling on Lake Georgetown, and Schlitterbahn Water Park.

Ages: 11-13
Dates: June 27-July 1, July 11-15
Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Weekly Fee:
$295 Resident / $370 Nonresident

X-Stream H2O Water Sports

Come join us for some X-Stream water adventures! We’ll take day trips that include the Challenge Course, sailing on the Brazos River, whitewater kayaking, wakeboarding on a cable lake, and snorkeling on the San Marcos River.

Ages: 12-14
Dates: July 18-22, July 25-29
Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Weekly Fee:
$315 Resident / $395 Nonresident

Campout Galveston Island

Join us for an adventure day camp that culminates with an overnight campout at Galveston Island State Park. We’ll take day trips that include the Challenge Course, kayaking on Lake Belton, paddleboarding on Lady Bird Lake, and rock climbing at the Crux Climbing Center. Finally, we’ll head over to Galveston Island State Park for some camping and beach play.

Ages: 12-14
Dates: August 1-5
Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Weekly Fee:
$315 Resident / $395 Nonresident

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Want more? We offer adventure programs all year!

Day Camps

Camp Goodwater

Three young girl pose in Camp Goodwater shirts during Camp Goodwater Camp in Georgetown, TX

Camp Goodwater is back for a summer of fun! Come join us for traditional camp activities like crafts projects, board games, outside play and gym games, swimming, field trips and more.

Ages: Level A – ages 5 (completed Kindergarten) – 7
——– Level B – ages 8-10
——– Level C – ages 11-12
Weekly Sessions: May 31-August 12 * No camp the week of July 4.
Hours: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Weekly Fee: $155 Resident / $195 Nonresident 
Location: Georgetown Recreation Center

What to bring daily? 
Clearly mark all items with your child’s name.
• Bag/backpack
• Lunch
• Swimsuit & towel on designated days (or every day to be safe)
• Water bottle
• Sunscreen/hat
• Sneakers or enclosed sandals (no flip flops, please!)

Week Theme Level A Field Trip Level B & C Field Trip
May 31-June 3 This Amazing Earth Mt. Playmore Playland Skate Center
June 6-10 People Movers Altitude Altitude
June 13-17 Oceans of Fun Lions Junction Killeen Family Aquatic Center
June 20-24 Wild, Wild West Dart Em Up Dart Em Up
June 27-July 1 Party in the USA Pump It Up Main Event
July 11-15 Beach Blast Splash Shack Hawaiian Falls
July 18-22 Small Worlds Monster Mini Golf Monster Mini Golf
July 25-29 Futuristic Fun Thinkery Science Mill
Aug. 1-5 Animal Planet Cameron Park Zoo Cameron Park Zoo
Aug. 8-12 Creative Campers Amy’s Ice Cream Factory Tour (tent.) Amy’s Ice Cream Factory Tour (tent.)
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Want more? We offer Goodwater programs all year on GISD Holidays and Inservice days – see above!

Enrichment Camps

Art Camp

Art Camps inspire children to reach beyond and create art that is unique to them. By doing so, kids feel empowered to be creative and expressive. It’s amazing to see just what your child can design when given the freedom to express him/herself creatively.

Come spend the week exploring different cultures, artists, styles and techniques – both contemporary and historical! Participants will create original artworks using several kinds of media, such as model magic or papier-mâché, paint, fiber or cloth, and more.

Ages: 5-8
Dates: June 20-24, July 18-22
Hours: 1-4 p.m.
Fee: $180 Resident / $225 Nonresident
Location: Georgetown Recreation Center

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Battle Bots

This camp encourages creative problem solving as students learn engineering and programming skills in a fun and engaging environment.

Campers learn to design and build their own motorized battle robots. Using principles of simple and complex machines, gearing, and mechanical advantage, students will try to flip, push, or smash their opponent’s battle robot. Students learn the use of mechanical lifts, drills, ramps, and more to disable or overcome other bots.

Students will build and program LEGO® Mindstorms robots to compete in the BattleBot championship! The robots will battle “to the death”, and the designers of the “last robot standing” for each round will be the winners.

Ages: 6-14
Dates: June 20-24, July 25-29
Hours: 1-4 p.m.
Fee: $198 Resident/Nonresident
Location: Georgetown Parks and Recreation Administration Office

Register at esteamlearninglabs.com/camps.

Want more? We offer educational programs all year!

Extreme LEGO® Maker

Students will experience several exciting activities over the course of the week-long session. Every skill level, ranging from beginner to super LEGO® geek, will need to fire up their brains and prepare to work in teams while having fun.

This half-day camp includes five rotating stations that allow campers to
choose activities from several learning labs:

      • LEGO® Science: Exploring Simple Machines
      • LEGO® Technology: Discover how to build a set and create minianimations with LEGO® Movie Making
      • LEGO® Engineering: Building challenges with LEGO® Robotics
        Battle Bots
      • LEGO® Art: Creating new works of art with LEGO® Master Building
        and Mosaic
      • LEGO® Math: Engineering and coding with LEGO® Ev3, NXT, and
        WeDo Robotics systems

Ages: 5-15
Dates: June 6-10, July 5-8
Hours: 1-4 p.m.
Fee: $198 Resident/Nonresident
Location: Georgetown Parks and Recreation Administration Office

Register at esteamlearninglabs.com/camps.

Want more? We offer educational programs all year!

Hip Hop Dance Camp
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Through fun movement and positive curriculum, your young dancer
will improve skills and learn the choreography for the group routine,
to be performed for the families on the last day!

Ages: 8-14
Dates: June 6-10, July 25-29
Hours: 8-11 a.m.
Fee: $135 Resident / $169 Nonresident 
Location: Georgetown Recreation Center

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Want more? We offer dance programs all year for various ages!

Junior Fire Academy

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Are you interested in learning about the job of a firefighter? Junior Fire Academy is a fun-filled, five-day program that will cover all the excitement  of firefighting. Activities will include water safety, rescue practices,  firefighting, and more.

For more information, please contact Jonathan Gilliam at jonathan.gilliam@georgetown.org or 512-930-8092.

Ages: 11-14
Dates: June 6-10
Hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Fee: $100 Resident / $125 Nonresident
Location: Georgetown Fire Station #5, 3600 DB Wood Road

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Movie Making

In this weeklong Camp Series, students work in pairs to create a short story, draw it out, and build it with LEGO® Bricks, and then they bring it to life on film. Each session students will choose a themed LEGO kit from Minecraft to Superheroes (and more) and using those kits, create their very own movie, complete with sound effects & even music. A copy of all projects will be provided via a screening link from the ESTEAM Learning Labs YouTube page for screening purposes.

Ages: 6-14
Dates: June 27-July 1
Hours: 1-4 p.m.
Fee: $198 Resident/Nonresident
Location: Georgetown Parks and Recreation Administration Office

Register at esteamlearninglabs.com/camps.

Want more? We offer educational programs all year!

Sticky Fingers Cooking Camps

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Baking Boot Camp

Curious about how to make your own tasty pastries from scratch? Aspiring bakers who love to get their hands sticky in the kitchen will love this camp: young chefs will learn the basics of scratch baking and how to make everything from pita bread to lemon tarts, challah to cornbread, and more. In camp, we use all portable baking equipment and tools, and each recipe can be recreated at home in your oven for more baking fun. Young chefs will love creating sweet AND savory baked goods in this tasty, engaging, and imaginative camp!

Ages: 6-12
Dates: June 13-16 waitlist only
We added one more week to meet demand!  Register now for July 25-28.
Hours: 8-11 a.m.
Fee: $195 Resident / $245 Nonresident
Location: Georgetown Community Center

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Global Taste Buds Camp

Cook your way around the world in our globally inspired cooking camp: what better way to explore another culture than through its food? In this delicious camp, young chefs will cook recipes from countries all around the world and explore the customs, geography, and languages associated with each recipe. Young chefs will cook and gobble up tasty, healthy cuisine from South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia!

Ages: 6-12
Dates: July 11-14
Hours: 8-11 a.m.
Fee: $195 Resident / $245 Nonresident
Location: Georgetown Community Center

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Want more? We offer Sticky Fingers programs all year!

Twirling Camp

Begin to learn/practice the fundamentals of baton twirling: hand/arm motions, form, dance, and music. Coaching is both fun and encouraging, and first baton is included! Campers will perform for the families on the last day.

Participants will receive a custom-fit baton to keep! In order to get your baton, you must register before midnight on June 12 so the instructor can get your child’s measurements and place the order in time for camp. Withdraw deadline is June 13.

Ages: 8-14
Dates: June 27-July 1
Hours: 8-11 a.m.
Fee: $150 Resident / $188 Nonresident
Location: Georgetown Recreation Center

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Want more? We offer dance programs all year!

U-Tubers Unite

The future entertainment of YouTube is right here. Who will be the next big YouTuber that will entertain the world?
Short Form Content Creation is where it is at!! Students will spend the week creating short-form content; gameplay commentary, lifestyle shows, product reviews, current events, etc…. Once the footage has been captured, students will work together to edit and deliver the footage in an exciting show format that excites and captivates their audience. Any up-and-coming YouTuber will love this crash course in content creation! Final projects will be available for screening via the ESTEAM Learning Labs YouTube Channel.

Ages: 9-14
Dates: July 18-22
Hours: 1-4 p.m.
Fee: $198 Resident/Nonresident
Location: Georgetown Parks and Recreation Administration Office

Register at esteamlearninglabs.com/camps.

Want more? We offer educational programs all year!

Sports Camps

Athletic Skills Camp

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This camp will be athletic-based consisting of developing life skills, such as competition, teamwork (socialization), work ethic, and; confidence. The athletic components will encompass speed, mobility, explosion, footwork/coordination, balance, and overall functional strength.

Goals

    • Injury Prevention: With any of our programs, safety will always be priority #1. The athletes will be taught the correct way of HOW to train.
    • Core: When we use the word “core” we are embarking on the foundation to all movements, such as posture, correcting muscle imbalances, and strength. Core strength will be an integral part of the injury prevention element.
    • Athletic Gains: The athletes will make significant gains in the following components: strength, mobility, stability, speed, coordination, and balance.

As we say here at Turn-Fit Academy, it’s not solely about how well you start, but rather, more about how strong you finish!

Ages: 6-16
Dates:  July 18-22
Hours: 9 a.m.-noon
Fee: $140 Resident / $170 Nonresident
Location: San Gabriel Youth Soccer Fields at the Georgetown Recreation Center

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Want more? We offer TurnFit programs all year!

Brandy Perryman Shooting Camp

BPSC is a 4-day shooting intense basketball camp which includes 32 hours of instruction, which is approximately the same amount of time as a month of practice in Middle School, or a full season of a youth league. Daily team competitions are the highlight of the week, allowing kids to be a part of a team with no pressure and to have fun. An average camper shoots over 1,000 shots over 4 days at BPSC.

Ages: 7-16
Dates: June 13-16
Hours: 8:45 a.m.- 4:45 p.m.
Fee: $249 (through May 31) / $269 (starting June 1)
Location: Georgetown Recreation Center

Register at bperrymanshootingcamp.com.

Want more? We offer youth athletics programs all year!

Football Skills Camp

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Turn-Fit Academy’s Football programs combine technical development, athletic performance, hand eye coordination, agility, speed along with form and techniques, with safety as our major focus. As we still want each and every athlete to go out there and have fun while learning the art of American Football, we will work solely with; WR’s, DB’s, RB’s, TE’s, And LB’s (7 on 7 athletes) giving them our divided and undivided attention.

Our emphasis will be more on functional training, catching, route running/recognition, alignments and assignments with overall development of the sport. Using resistance equipment, athletes learn the fundamentals to help them develop, establish, and enhance their overall game of football on and off the field. As we say here at Turn-Fit Academy, it’s not solely about how well you start, but rather, more about how strong you finish!

Ages: 6-16
Dates:  July 25-29
Hours: 9 a.m.-noon
Fee: $140 Resident / $170 Nonresident
Location: San Gabriel Youth Soccer Fields at the Georgetown Recreation Center

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Want more? We offer TurnFit programs all year!

Track & Field Camp

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Turn-Fit Academy’s Track & Field programs combine technical development, proper running mechanics, form and techniques, with safety  as our major focus. Campers will have fun while learning the art of track and  field, long-distance running, along with race walking!
Using special equipment, athletes learn the fundamentals of body positioning, stride, stretching and cool-down.
As we say here at Turn-Fit Academy, it’s not solely about how well you start, but rather, more about how strong you finish!

Ages: 6-16
Dates: June 27-July 1
Hours: 9 a.m.-noon
Fee: $140 Resident / $170 Nonresident
Location: San Gabriel Youth Soccer Fields at the Georgetown Recreation Center

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Want more? We offer TurnFit programs all year!

Soccer Camp

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Presented by Manchester School of Soccer, learn new skills, score goals and have some soccer fun with our highly qualified coaches!

Monday: Skills, turns and small-sided games
Tuesday: Passing, first touch, aerial ball control (soccer tennis tournament)
Wednesday: World Cup Wednesday (team tournaments)
Thursday: Finishing Thursday, shooting, and attack vs. defense

Ages: 6-16
Dates: June 13-16
Hours: 9 a.m.-noon
Fee: $200 Resident / $250 Nonresident
Location: San Gabriel Youth Soccer Fields at the Georgetown Recreation Center

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Want more? We offer youth athletics programs all year!

Volleyball Camps

Girls playing volleyball

Beginner Volleyball Skills

Beginner Volleyball Skills Camp is designed for those with no volleyball experience or those who have played in the Georgetown Recreation Center volleyball league for three seasons or less.
Participants will learn and practice all the basic skills and play games that will improve the understanding and flow of the game.

Ages: 8-12
Dates: June 6-10
Hours: 9 a.m.-noon
Fee: $125 Resident / $155 Nonresident
Location: Georgetown Recreation Center

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Intermediate Volleyball Skills / Middle School Preparation

This clinic is for girls interested in playing in middle school. For this camp, you should have some experience having attended camps, clinics, played at least two seasons in the Recreation Center league or some other league. If you have played one year of middle school, this camp is for you too!

This is a skills camp where you will learn basic skills in addition to defense and serve/receive to prepare you for middle school competitive volleyball.

Ages: 10-14
Dates: June 20-24
Hours: 9 a.m.-noon
Fee: $125 Resident / $155 Nonresident
Location: Georgetown Recreation Center

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Want more? We offer youth athletic programs all year!

Tennis Camps

Junior Tennis Academy

Girls playing tennis

Junior Tennis Academy is designed for the more advanced, competitive player. Sessions will focus on stroke production, conditioning, footwork, tactics, strategy, and match play scenarios.

Ages: 12-16
Weekly Sessions: June 6-August 12 *No camp the week of June 13-17.
Hours: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Weekly Fee: $100 Resident / $125 Nonresident
Location: Georgetown Tennis Center

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Want more tennis? We offer tennis programs all year for various ages!

Tennis Camp

Two girls smile while sitting with their tennis racquets in front of them

Led by Head Tennis Pro Pete Polkinghorn, morning tennis camp activities will focus on fundamentals of tennis, proper technique, and stroke production through a variety of tennis drills and games. Afternoon programming will continue with tennis instruction, additional camp programming, arts & crafts, and fun games.

Camp program time will be 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.. Early drop off is offered beginning at 7:30 a.m.and late pickup is offered until 5:30 p.m. Supervised quiet games will be offered before and after camp program time.

Ages: 7-12
Weekly Sessions: June 6-August 12
Hours: 8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
Weekly Fee: $155 Resident / $195 Nonresident
Location: Georgetown Tennis Center

What to bring daily? 
Clearly mark all items with your child’s name.
• Sack lunch
• Water bottle
• Sunscreen
• Hat or visor
• Tennis shoes
• Athletic shorts with pockets (recommended)

Register for Summer Camps

Want more tennis? We offer tennis programs all year for various ages!