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2017 Summer Camp Guide

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 00:00

Your child will have a blast and make new friends this summer at one of our summer camps! Arlington Parks and Recreation offers Full Day Camps and Adventure camps at various locations around Arlington.

Camp Cliff

Recreation Center Camps

Full Day Camps are offered at all of our recreation centers for children 5-12 and offer a new theme each week with games, crafts and other fun activities. Campers may also swim at least once a week at a nearby pool or attend one of six field trips. Campers should bring a sack lunch each day. An afternoon snack is provided.Each family will receive a parent's packet at registration outlining activities, the overview of each week, discipline policies, and a copy of our Standards of Care procedures. Facility card required. Click the camp below for more information or to register your child today!

Cliff Nelson Full Day Camps

Ages 5-12 | $125/ Week (Daily Rate Available) | 7 AM - 6:30 PM | 4600 W. Bardin Road, 76017 | 817-561-2819

Days Dates Camp Name/ Field Trip (If Applicable)
M-F Jun 5-9 Start your Engines
M-F Jun 12-16 Animal Antics / Fort Worth Zoo
M-F Jun 19-23 Holiday'z Week 
M-F Jun 26-30 Under the Sea / Randol Mill Pool
M, W-F Jul 3-7 Stars and Stripes
M-F Jul 10-14 Time Warp / Spark! in Dallas
M-F Jul 17-21 Amazing Race
M-F Jul 24-28 Beach Bash / Hawaiian Falls
M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 Game Show Mania 
M-F Aug 7-11 Lights, Camera, Action / Movie Theatre
M-F Aug 14-18 Color Wars
M-F Aug 21-25 Final Lap / BK Pool

 

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Dottie Lynn Full Day Camps

Ages: 5-12 | $125/ Week (Daily Rate Available) | 7 AM - 6:30 PM | 3200 Norwood Lane, 76013 | 817-277-5001

Days Dates Camp Name/ Field Trip (If Applicable)
M-F Jun 5-9 Start your Engines
M-F Jun 12-16 Animal Antics / Fort Worth Zoo
M-F Jun 19-23 Holiday'z Week 
M-F Jun 26-30 Under the Sea / Randol Mill Pool
M, W-F Jul 3-7 Stars and Stripes
M-F Jul 10-14 Time Warp / Spark! in Dallas
M-F Jul 17-21 Amazing Race
M-F Jul 24-28 Beach Bash / Hawaiian Falls
M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 Game Show Mania 
M-F Aug 7-11 Lights, Camera, Action / Movie Theatre
M-F Aug 14-18
Color Wars

 

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Elzie Odom Full Day Camps

Ages: 5-12 | $125/ Week (Daily Rate Available) | 7 AM - 6:30 PM | 1601 NE Greenoaks Blvd. 76006 | 817-459-6434

Days Dates Camp Name/ Field Trip (If Applicable)
M-F Jun 5-9 Play Ball!
M-F Jun 12-16 Giddy Up / Petting Zoo - on site
M-F Jun 19-23 Wacky Week
M-F Jun 26-30 Sports Camp Mash UP! / Pirate's Cove
M, W-F Jul 3-7 Active kids in America
M-F Jul 10-14 Above & Beyond / FW Museum of Science & History 
M-F Jul 17-21 Color Crazy
M-F Jul 24-28 Jump, Jump, Around / Urban Air
M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 Sports Fan-tastic
M-F Aug 7-11 Kickin in that H2O / NRH2O
M-F Aug 14-18 #Playing is Winning
M-F Aug 21-25 Sea You Later! / Kona Ice, Bounce House & Water Slide - on site

 

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Hugh Smith Full Day Camps

Ages: 5-12 | $125/ Week (Daily Rates Available) | 7 AM - 6:30 PM | 1815 New York Ave. 76010 | 817-275-1351

Days Dates Camp Name/ Field Trip (If Applicable)
M-F Jun 5-9 Start your Engines
M-F Jun 12-16 Animal Antics / Fort Worth Zoo
M-F Jun 19-23 Holiday'z Week 
M-F Jun 26-30 Under the Sea / Randol Mill Pool
M, W-F Jul 3-7 Stars and Stripes
M-F Jul 10-14 Time Warp / Spark! in Dallas
M-F Jul 17-21 Amazing Race
M-F Jul 24-28 Beach Bash / Hawaiian Falls
M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 Game Show Mania 
M-F Aug 7-11 Lights, Camera, Action / Movie Theatre
M-F Aug 14-18 Color Wars
M-F Aug 21-25 Final Lap / BK Pool

 

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Adventure Camps

IMG 3449Adventure camps are a great way to break out of ordinary and experience something new! Camps for children and teens are located at various location around Arlington. Each family will receive a parent's packet at registration outlining activities, the overview of each week, discipline policies, and a copy of our Standards of Care procedures. Facility card required. Click the camp below for more information or to register your child today!

Elevate Teen Camp

Elevate Teen Camp is designed to create and enriching program for teens 12-15. This program will provide college awareness, offer academic assistance, community involvement and fun activities and trips.

Ages 12-15 | $115/ Week (Daily Rates Available) | 7 AM - 6:30 PM | 1815 New York Ave. 76010 | 817-275-1351

Days Date Camp Name / Field Trip (if applicable)
M-F Jun 5-9 #CampLIFE / Summer Kick off Party & Speed Zone
M-F Jun 12-16 #WorldTour / Fort Worth Zoo & Volunteer at the Animal Shelter
M-F Jun 19-23 #Park-gating / Hawaiian Falls / Wings Game / Dallas Art Museum
M-F Jun 26-30 #ArlingtonAdventure / Southwest Nature Preserve / UTA Tour / Hurrican Harbor
M-F Jul 3-7 #Heroes&Helpers / Beautification Project, Fire Station, & Parks Mall
M-F Jul 10-14 #NinjaWarrior / Spark! in Dallas, Obstical Warrior Kids, & UNT Tour
M-F Jul 17-21 #GeekWeek / Nicklemania, Whirley Ball, & Free Play Arlington
M-F Jul 24-28 #ZombieApocalypse / Hawaiian Falls, Haunted History, and Nerf Party
M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 #LetsGlow / NRH2O and iT'Z in Euless
M-F Aug 7-11 #GoViral / Skatium & Parks Mall
M-F Aug 14-18 #GoodTimes / Salvation Army,  Radio & Movie Studio tour / End of Summer Party

 

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Camp Viridian

Is your child ready for a new adventure? Join us for an action packed summer at Camp Viridian. Camp Viridian offers a safe and fun program that will focus on development of outdoor skills and offer field trips. There will never be a dull moment with all these exciting planned activities which include: Archery, Fishing, Sailing, Kayaking, Air Rifles, Nature Crafts, Geo-Caching and more!

Ages: 5-12 | $160/ Week | 8 AM - 5 PM | 1200 Viridian Park Lane 76005 | 817-277-5001

Days Dates Camp Name / Field Trip
M-F Jun 26-30 Down on the Farm / Horseback Riding
M-F Jul 17-21 Underwater World / Dallas Aquarium
M-F Aug 14-18 Floatin out of Summer / Hawaiian Falls

 

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Camp Kitsu

Join us for an outdoor adventure camp along the bank of Lake Arlington at Richard Simpson Park. We'll focus on conservation education and the development of outdoor skills. Canoeing, fishing, archery, forts , nature crafts, guest speakers, field trips, swimming and more. 

Ages: 5-12 | $160/ Week | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. | 6300 W Arkansas Lane 76016 | 817-561-2819

Days Dates Camp Name / Field Trip Code
M-F Jun 12-16 Summer Safari / Fort Worth Zoo 172187
M-F Jun 19-23 S'mores Outdoors / Fossil Rom Wildlife Center 172188
M-F Jun 26-30 Down on the Farm / Horseback Riding 172189
M-F Jul 10-14 Survivor Week / Pirates Cove Water Park 172190
M-F Jul 17-21 Underwater World / Dallas World Aquarium 172191
M-F Jul 24-28 Take Flight / Dyno Rock 172192
M-F Jul 31- Aug 4 Wet and Wild Week / BK Pool 172193
M-F Aug 7-11 Discovery Week / Perot Museum 172194
M-F Aug 14-18 Floatin out of Summer / Hawaiian Falls  

 

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X-Treme Teen Camp

Tired of staying at home board? Too old for Day Camp? Try out our  X-Treme Teen Camp. It will feature new and exciting activities every day. We will take several field trips each week and have activities for the days we stay at the center.

Ages:11-15 | $135/ Week | 9 AM - 5 PM | Cliff Nelson Recreation Center & Dottie Lynn Recreation Center

Days Dates Camp Name / Field Trip
M-F Jun 5-9 #CampLIFE / Summer Kick Off Party & Speed Zone
M-F Jun 12-16 #WorldTour / Fort Worth Zoo & Six Flags
M-F Jun 19-23 #Park-gating / Hawaiian Falls & Dallas Wings Game
M-F Jun 26-30 #ArlingtonAdventure / Randol Mill & Hurrican Harbor
M-F Jul 3-7 #Heroes & Helpers / Basketball Challenge & AMC Movies
M-F Jul 10-14 #NinjaWarrior / All Star Ninja's Course & Six Flags
M-F Jul 17-21 #GeekWeek / Nicklemania & Whirly Ball
M-F Jul 24-28 #ZombieApocalypse / Hawaiian Falls & Nerf Party
M-F Jul 31 - Aug 4 #LetsGlow / NRH2O & iT'Z Pizza
M-F Aug 7-11 #GoViral / Six Flages & AMC Movies
M-F Aug 14-18 #GoodTimes / Perot Museum & BK Pool

 

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