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Georgetown Parks & Recreation


Four girls wearing purple Camp Goodwater shirts

Standards of Care
The programs operated by the City of Georgetown Parks and Recreation are recreational in nature and are not state-licensed child care programs. Summer camp programs are governed by the City of Georgetown, as required by the Texas Human Resources Code, Section 42.041 (b) (14).

Standards of Care for Youth Recreation Programs Summary

Signed Standards of Care Ordinance



Day Camps

COVID-19 Program Protocols

Program Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy

Registration Fees and Agreement

A parent or legal guardian must complete a Camp Liability and Payment Agreement Form for each child registered.

Refunds, minus a 20% withdrawal fee for day camps, will only be given if notice is received 7 or more days prior to the start of camp. Refunds, minus the 20% nonrefundable deposit for summer camps, will only be given if notice is received 7 or more days prior to the start of camp.  No refund will be given with less than 7 days’ notice. Complete refunds (including deposits) will only be given for departmental cancellations. Because of staffing requirements, fees will not be prorated for partial attendance.

If you would like to withdraw your child from camp, please fill out the Request to Withdraw/Transfer form at least 7 days prior to the start of camp. Refunds will not be given if requested with less than 7 days’ notice.

Camp Goodwater

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

Camp Goodwater offers day camps on days GISD is out of school. Daily activities may include outdoor activities, gym games, arts and crafts, STEAM toys, and lots of fun!

Schedules will be sent out one week prior to each camp day.

Ages: 5 (enrolled in Kindergarten)-12
Hours: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Daily Fee:
$40 Resident/$50 Nonresident
Location: Georgetown Recreation Center

Please make sure anyone sent to pick up your child is prepared to show a government-issued photo ID. Your child may only be picked up by persons on your authorized contact/pick up list (completed at registration.)

What to bring each day?

  • Refillable water bottle
    We will not provide individual drinking cups. Children will have access to the water bottle filling stations.
  • Lunch
    All food must be stored in the child’s lunch box/cooler bag and should not require refrigeration or heating.
    Children will not be allowed to share food with anyone but a sibling.
    Camp Goodwater will provide individually-wrapped items for morning and afternoon snacks.
  • Face mask
  • Please ensure everything you send with your child is labeled and cleaned/sanitized.
  • Each day, your child should wear closed-toe athletic shoes and comfortable clothing s/he can move freely in. Clothing may be soiled by play, arts & crafts, or other activities.
    No flip-flops or sandals, please.
Volleyball Skills Camp

Volleyball hitting a net

Be a better volleyball player! The Skills Camp will cover rules of play and how to rotate, as well as basic skills such as forearm passing, setting, spiking, and serving. For more experienced players, we will also cover defense and positions. All levels will learn how to communicate well and what it takes to be a good teammate!

Ages: 8-13
Hours: 9 a.m.-noon
$55 Resident/$75 Nonresident
Location: Georgetown Recreation Center

Basketball Camp

Basketball skills camp will offer participants the opportunity to improve ball handling, shooting, footwork, defense techniques, and other game-related training. The camps will be led by Turn-Fit Academy. Each week will offer participants a different skill set to improve upon.

Ages: 6-13
Hours: 9 a.m.-noon
$100 Resident/$125 Nonresident
Location: Georgetown Recreation Center

Jr. Tennis Academy

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

Join us at GTC for our Jr. Tennis Academy. Designed for competitive players who have developed strokes and footwork, each session will focus stroke production, movement, footwork, tactics, and strategy.

Ages: 7-15
Hours: 9-11 a.m. (ages 7-10)/1-3 p.m. (ages 11-15)
$20 Resident/$25 Nonresident
Location: Georgetown Tennis Center

Adventure Camp

boy wearing a red helmet and paddling in a green kayak

Adventure Camps offer a variety of outdoor adventure activities for ages 11-14. Activities will include a horseback trail ride, the Challenge Course, kayaking, swimming, rock climbing, rappelling, fishing, and archery. The camp will take place outdoors and is both physically and mentally challenging.

San Marcos Whitewater Adventure Camp
We will travel to the San Marcos River for a day of whitewater kayaking. We will provide all kayaking equipment and instruction.

Ages: 11-14
Date: September 20
Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
$45 Resident/$55 Nonresident

Georgetown Challenge Course Camp
We will meet up for a day of adventures on the Georgetown Challenge Course. Adventures include games, archery, and high ropes course elements. We will provide all equipment and instruction.

Ages: 11-14
Date: October 11
Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
$45 Resident/$55 Nonresident

Reimer’s Ranch Rock Climbing Adventure Camp
We will travel to Reimer’s Ranch just outside of Austin. We will provide all rock climbing equipment and instruction.

Ages: 11-14
Date: November 22
Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
$45 Resident/$55 Nonresident