Summer Camps in McKinney

Summer Camps in McKinney

Something for Every Kid

The City of McKinney offers all kinds of summer camps to appeal to your camper. From swimming to glamor to science to golf to tennis, pick what your child will enjoy this summer. 


McKinney Fire Department Camps


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Community Center Summer Camps

The McKinney Community Center offers summer camps in the following topics. View the Activity Guide for details and register.

  • Youth Tech
  • Lego
  • Creative Expression
  • Art
  • Basketball

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Apex Centre Camps


Reach the Peak of Fun this Summer


Apex Centre is the place for your child to be this summer for great summer fun. Pick one week or more.
  • Ages:

     6-12 years
  • Times:

    Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Where:

    Apex Centre, 3003 Alma Rd., McKinney
  • $200 for members and $280 for non-members
  • Extended hours

     
    • Early drop-off:  7-8 a.m. - $15
    • Late pickup: 5-6 p.m. - $15
  • Activity Guide
  • Apex Centre website
  • Register

Dates  Theme Field Trip
June 11-15 Summer Kick-Off Kid Mania
June 18-22 Adrenaline Kids Six Flags Over Texas
June 25-29 Water Wonderland Epic Waters
July 2-6 (no camp July 4) Outdoor Escape Aquarium
July 9-13 Muscle Mania Obstacle Warrior Kids
July 16-20 Lights, Camera, Action! Movies
July 23-27 Science Scholars Heard Museum
July 30-Aug. 3 Adventure Time Hawaiian Falls
August 6-10  Sky High Jump Street
August 13-17 Welcome to the Jungle Dallas Zoo
August 20-24 Games Galore Main Event

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Parks & Recreation Camps


The McKinney Parks and Recreation department and our expert staff have a camp lineup sure to keep your child entertained and active this summer. The Activity Guide also lists these camps and camps offered by each recreation center.

Adventure Camps


Keep your child busy with fun activities by choosing one or multiple camps for an action-packed summer. Fees include tickets to all activities, transportation and supervision.

Location: Community Center
Fee: Resident - $171, non-resident $182 (unless otherwise noted)
Registration / Info: Rick Lung - 972-547-2686 or Michael Kaye - 972-547-2687

Little Rascals Camps - Ages 8-9

Summer Blast Week Code: 352100-1D
Day Date Time Activity Register
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W
Th
F
Jun 18
Jun 19
Jun 20
Jun 21
Jun 22
10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
9:30a.m. to 4 p.m.
10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m
Amazing Jake's / Movies
Dallas Zoo
Pinstack / Obstacle Warrior Kids
Rainforest Cafe / LEGOLAND
Hawaiian Falls / Ice Cream Party

Go Crazy Week  Code: 352100-1E
Day Date Time Activity Register
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T
W
Th
F
Jul 16
Jul 17
Jul 18
Jul 19
Jul 20
10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
9:30a.m. to 4 p.m
10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m

Chuck E. Cheese / Movies
Urban Air Trampoline Park / Strikes
Dave & Busters / Build a Bear Workshop
Sea Life Aquarium / Rainforest Cafe
Hawaiian Falls / Snow Cone Party

Youth Camps - Ages 10-11


Location: Community Center
Fee: Resident - $171, non-resident $182 (unless otherwise noted)
Registration / Info: Rick Lung - 972-547-2686 or Michael Kaye - 972-547-2687

Boys Will be Boys Week - Boys Only Code: 352101-1A
Day Date Time Activity Register
M
T
W
Th
F
Jun 25
Jun 26
Jun 27
Jun 28
Jun 29
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
9:30a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
6 to 10:30 p.m.
Whirlyball / Pinstack
Aqua Indoor Surfing / Studio Movie Grill
Hawaiian Falls
Six Flags Over Texas
Roughrider's Night Baseball Game

Kamp Koolz Week - Coed Code: 352101-1B
Day Date Time Activity Register
M
T
W
Th
F
Jul 30
Jul 31
Aug 1
Aug 2
Aug 3
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
9:30a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Main Event / Urban Air Trampoline Park
Pole Position Raceway / Whirlyball
Dave & Buster's / Movies
Six Flags Over Texas
Hawaiian Falls

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Week
Girls Only
Code: 352101-1C
Day Date Time Activity Register
M
T
W
Th
F
Jul 9
Jul 10
Jul 11
Jul 12
Jul 13
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
9:30a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Aqua Indoor Surfing / Pinstack
Hawaiian Falls
Dave & Buster's / Movies
Six Flags Over Texas
Spa Day / Paint Party


Teen Camps - Ages 12-14


Location: Community Center
Fee: Resident - $171, non-resident $182 (unless otherwise noted)
Registration / Info: Rick Lung - 972-547-2686 or Michael Kaye - 972-547-2687

Just Hanging Week Code: 352100-1A
Day Date Time Activity Register
M
T
W
Th
F
Jun 11
Jun 12
Jun 13
Jun 14
Jun 15
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
9:30a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Studio Movie Grill / Urban Air Trampoline Park 
Roughrider's Day Baseball Game
Pinstack / Whirlyball
Six Flags Over Texas
Hawaiian Falls

Chillaxin' Week Code: 352100-1B
Day Date Time Activity Register
M
T
W
Th
F
Jul 23
Jul 24
Jul 25
Jul 26
Jul 27
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
9:30a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Main Event / Urban Air Trampoline Park
Aqua Indoor Surfing / Pinstack
Dave & Buster's / Movies
Six Flags Over Texas
Hawaiian Falls

Old Settler's Full-Day Camps


Each week offers a special theme that’s jam-packed with fun trips, exciting challenges, team building and much more. Fees include tickets to all activities, transportation and supervision. Your child’s awesome summer starts right here!

Location: Old Settler's Recreation Center
Fees: $125 Resident / $130 Non-Resident
Registration / Info:  972-547-7489

Sink or Swim
Enjoy the sun, fun, water and waves while experiencing the thrilling water slides at Hawaiian Falls.
Age Dates Days Time Code
7-12 Jun 18-22 M-F 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. 782200-1Z Register
7-12 Jul 23-27 M-F 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. 782200-4Z Register

Put on Your Game Face
Test your athletic skills in a variety of team and individual competitions.
Age Dates Days Time Code
7-12 Jun 25-29 M-F 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. 782200-2Z Register

Unique by Nature
Enjoy the great outdoors! Campers will participate in team-building activities, learn navigation skills and build self-reliance.
Age Dates Days Time Code
7-12 Jul 9-13 M-F 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. 782200-3Z Register


Old Settler's Half-Day Camp


Location: Old Settler's Recreation Center
Fees: $50 Resident / $55 Non-Resident
Registration / Info:  972-547-7489

Glamp Camp
“Glamping” (verb): 1. Glamorous camping; 2. Fun opportunity to learn social and survival skills to build courage, confidence and character. Camp includes a tea party and etiquette tips, “Spa” and pajama day, motivational and team-building activities and fashion show.
Age Dates Days Time Code
7-12 Jul 16-20 M-F 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 782200-5Z Register
7-12 Jul 16-20 M-F 12 to 4 p.m. 782200-6Z Register

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The Courts Tennis Center Youth & Sports Summer Camps

Learn tennis-related drills, game play and stroke-specific activities. Students should wear athletic shoes (non-marking-soled shoes), sunscreen, comfortable athletic clothes and a hat. Camp-approved tennis rackets are available upon request. Prices are listed per week. All registrations must be done over the phone or in person. Register for multiple weeks of camp and receive a free gift!

To register for Tennis Center camps, you can do one of the following:
  • Call the Tennis Center at 972-547-2012
  • Register in Person at 3253 Alma Rd.
  • Registration form PDF  

Tennis camps are available for 10 weeks. Choose your week. Note: there will be no camp July 4.

1 2 3 4 5 7 8 9 10
June 11-15 June 18-22 June 25-29 July 2-6 July 9-13 July 16-20  July 23-27 July 30-Aug. 3  Aug. 6-10  Aug 13-17

Camp Specials


  • 10% sibling discount on lowest camp fee
  • 10% off when registering for four camps at same time (camps must be of equal value)
  • Buy five camps, get one camp free (five paid camps must be of equal value)
  • Free camp t-shirt after completion of first camp
  • Free racket bag after completion of third camp
  • Complete nine week-long camps and receive a free racket of camper’s choice (up to $250 value)

Tennis-only Camps
 
Age Days
Times Activity  Fee
4-8
M-F
9-10 a.m. Mini Tennis - campers learn basic skills using red low-compression balls on a 36' court. Games and refreshment breaks are part of this fun camp. $67 resident
$74 non-resident
8-10 M-F 9-11 a.m. Orange Ball - level 1: beginner | level 2: intermediate. Campers will build on skills mastered in Orange Ball 1, learning the basics of rallying, beginning to play games to learn scoring and further improve skills on a 60’ blue-lined court. $139 resident
$153 non-resident
 6-10 M-F  9-11 a.m. U10 Comp - for red, orange and green dot ball tournament-level players only who have a strong grasp of rallying, playing points and keeping score.  $139 resident
$153 non-resident
 10-18  M-F  9-11 a.m. Pre-JD and JD 1 - level 1: beginner | level 2: intermediate. Increase skills with drills, game play and stroke-specific activities $139 resident
$153 non-resident
 10-18  M-F 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. JD 2 and JD Comp - camp for tournament players (ZAT, Champ and Superchamp levels). Develop stroke technique and point play in game situations and drills. Coach approval required for new players. $199 resident
$219 non-resident
 10-18  M-F 2-4 p.m. Match Play and Strategy Camp - camp for tournament players (ZAT, Champ and Superchamp level). Focus on strategy and tactics with video analysis. 50% off if registered in JD2 / JD Comp.  $150


Tennis, Swimming & Sports Camps
 
Age Days Time Activity Fee
4-6 M-F 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Kinder Camp - tennis, crafts, water play and snacks designed for the little ones who like to stay busy.  $155
7-15 M-F 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Half Day Camp - tennis, other sports and lunch. For kids who like to be busy in the morning and relax at home in the afternoon.  $195
 7-15 M-F 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All-day Camp - tennis, other sports, lunch, swimming at the Apex Center, popcorn and a movie.  $235
 7-15  M-F  1-3 p.m. Afternoon Camp - lunch, swimming and activities  $235

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Youth Golf Offered by Oak Hollow Golf Course


Pee Wee Golf Academy
All skill levels are welcome to this summer camp with a ratio of one PGA instructor to every six golfers. Prizes will be awarded every day. Upon completion, students will receive a class certificate and  a complimentary round of golf at Oak Hollow.

Dates Days
Jun 11-14 M-Th
Jun 25-28 M-Th
Jul 9-12 M-Th
Jul 23-26 M-Th
Jul 30- Aug 2 M-Th
Aug 13-16 M-Th



 Junior Golf Academy  
 

Students from beginners up to advanced juniors learn etiquette, basic rules and exposure to the multiple types of shots used in golf. With a ration of one PGA instructor to six students, class size is limited to six students. Prizes will be awarded every day. Upon completion, students will receive a class certificate and a complimentary round of golf at Oak Hollow. 

  • Location: Oak Hollow Golf Course
  • Fees: $99 - includes range balls and rental clubs
  • Registration and information: Register onlineemail Oak Hollow Golf Course or call 972-562-0670
  • Ages: 9-14 Years
  • Time: 9-10:30 a.m.

Dates Days
Jun 11-14 M-Th
Jun 25-28 M-Th
Jul 9-12 M-Th
Jul 23-26 M-Th
Jul 30-Aug 2 M-Th
Aug 13-16 M-Th


Golf / Swim / Heard Museum Camp

Four days of golf, swimming and an outdoor tour of the Heard Museum. Spend time on the practice greens, range and play three to nine holes on Wednesday, depending on ability. Swimming each day at the Juanita Maxwell Swimming Center is monitored by City of McKinney lifeguards trained in CPR. Transportation to the Heard Museum is provided on Thursday. Lunch is provided each day.  Students should bring golf clubs (if owned), swim suit, sunscreen, water and parents should specify who is to pick your student up each day. 


  • Location: Oak Hollow Golf Course
  • Fees: $199 - includes range balls, greens fees, lunch, swimming, transportation and museum fees
  • Registration and information: Register onlineemail Oak Hollow Golf Course or call 972-562-0670
  • Ages: 6-14 Years
  • Time: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 Dates Days
Jun 18-21  M-Th
Jul 16-19  M-Th
Aug 13-16  M-Th

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