Summer Camps and Programs

  • ROISD iScholars Academy - Summer Edition

    • Red Oak ISD offers an array of academic summer programs for enrichment, intervention, and credit recovery under the iScholar Academy. The campus identifies elementary students to participate in interventions to support academic success the following school year, while secondary students can retake classes they have taken and not passed for course credit. Emergent Bilingual Summer School is offered for students entering kindergarten or first grade who qualify for bilingual or English as a Second Language (ESL) service. Extended year services are available for special education students with an identified need for extended services.



    Athletic Summer Camps

    Area Summer Camps

    • Lone Star Leadership Academy
      Summer Camps for Outstanding 4th-8th graders
      Outstanding students from across Texas meet in Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin/San Antonio, or Houston/Galveston for a week of fun, learning, leadership development, and visits to unique and historically significant Texas destinations. Each day, students explore notable Texas sites, learn about unique careers from professionals at sites visited, and develop their leadership abilities during leadership groups with their facilitators. All adult facilitators, one for every ten students, are Texas teachers. In addition to improving their leadership abilities, participants gain self-confidence and independence and develop new friendships with other high-achieving students from across the state. For more information or to request a camp application, visit Education in Action website or contact or 817-562-4957 x3.

    • TCU Summer Reading Skills Online Programs
      Programs for 4-years-olds and students entering kindergarten - 11th grades
      Offered by Texas Christian University, Office of Extended Education. The emphasis of the program is on reading skills, which include phonics, fluency, comprehension, love of reading, textbook skills, and reading speed. The programs bring together great books and proven online reading instruction from a dedicated and inspiring teacher. These popular classes are designed and taught by instructors from the Institute of Reading Development. Tuition varies by program level. Please ask about our family discount. This summer, help your child grow into a skilled, enthusiastic reader. A variety of weekend and weekday schedules are available. Inquire early! Class size is limited. For more information or to register, call 1-800-715-2808. For a description of the different programs, download the TCU Summer Reading Skills Online Program flyer.

    • Red Oak MUSIC

      We are excited to offer summer music camp for 2022! This year we are introducing our brand new Red Oak ROCKS RockBand Camp Program! This year we are introducing our brand new Red Oak ROCKS RockBand Camp Program!  Instructors will engage students in a variety of activities aimed at encouraging teamwork, communication, collaboration, and confidence! Each camp is a NEW song so campers can attend more than one session and are guaranteed to learn something NEW! Each camp will last 3 hours for 3 days: Tuesday through Thursday. You can choose from 9 am-12 pm or 1 pm-4 pm. Each session is $120. June 7-9, June 21-23, June 28-30, July 12-14, July 19-21, July 26-28, Aug. 2-4.

    • YMCA Day Camp DeSoto
      DeSoto Church of the Disciple and the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas are excited to announce YMCA Day Camp DeSoto at Church of the Disciple, June 6-August 4. We hope that you are able to share this information with parents needing childcare and educators/support staff who may want summer employment opportunities. The camp is available for YMCA members AND non-members; more information regarding rates and activities is attached. Parents can register TODAY here and apply for financial assistance with this form

      For more information or employment opportunities, please feel free to connect with camp directors, Shera Moffitt at or Jennifer Barbour at

    • Enroute Academy of the Arts
      Art camp at En Route Academy is full of creativity, art exploration, and SO MUCH FUN! 🎨 Your kids will explore the introductory techniques of fine realistic drawing, cartooning skills, acrylic painting, and sculpting with air-dry clay—all with one of our professional art instructors. All supplies are included, plus cupcakes on the last day! 🧁 Please pack a non-refrigerated, pre-packaged snack and water bottle for your child daily. The camps will be kept to a limited number of students, allowing more attention for each child. Each camp is custom-tailored to its specific age group. Click on one of the camp options below to claim your spot!

    • Ellis County Children's Theater

      Summer camps for a variety of ages and topics include movies, puppet theater, dance, and a variety of audition and theater opportunities. Ellis County Children’s Theater (ECCT) is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization, founded by Gail Stutts Harrell in 2008. We provide local artists, professional teachers, and directors an organization in which they may collaborate and coordinate skills in creating a rich educational environment for children living in southern Dallas and surrounding counties. It is the mission of Ellis County Children’s Theater to provide exceptional theater arts education to children in Ellis and surrounding counties in grades Kindergarten through twelfth.  We provide transformative, life-changing opportunities with the intention of creating a world of imaginative expression resulting in expanded, positive thinking. 

    • Ellis County Art Association
      Storytime Art, Youth Summer Art Academy for various ages, teen workshops,  and open studio group art sessions all summer long!

    • The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
      The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden presents children’s summer camps that spark imagination in STEM and nature from June 6 to August 5, 2022. Designed for students entering first through sixth grades in fall 2022, all camps run Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.Pricing for this year’s camps ranges from $285-300 per week, with specific details and registration available now at For additional information, contact 214-515-6540 or