Academic Summer Enrichment Opportunities
Educational enrichment programs can be an excellent opportunity for intellectually focused students to develop a variety of skills and interests. Below you will find a list of summer camps, afterschool and year-long programs, offered throughout the country, that focus on a wide range of subject areas. To have an opportunity added, please complete this form.
CodeverseLocation(s): Houston Galleria Mall, 5085 Westheimer Rd, #3570, Houston, TX 77056
Contact Information: Tia Piraino (844) 644-2633
Description: Codeverse Summer Camps are the best interactive coding program for kids ages 6-13! Campers spend a week learning a range of topics including coding, video game development, app design, and 3D modeling.
Spanish SchoolhouseLocation(s): Creekside/Tomball, Katy, Kingwood, Sugar Land, The Woodlands
Contact Information: (972) 618-2500
Description: Our Summer Camps give 3-8 year-olds a cultural experience without leaving town! Campers will be immersed in the Spanish language and enjoy rotations through hands-on activities related to each theme.
Coder Kids Summer CampLocation(s): Various Locations in Houston
Contact Information: Jeff Ward (832) 640-9568
Description: Coder Kids focuses on learning coding through projects: games, animations, and challenges. We offer a wide variety of topics for kids in grades K-12. Your kids will love computer programming!
Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, French & English Immersion CampsLocation(s): Multiple Locations
Contact Information: Vanessa Simpson (281) 565-1388
Description: Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, French & English immersion camps. Innovative & fun, with different themes each week. Native-speaker teachers. Preschool & school-age kids. Before & after care at some locations.
Crossing Borders Summer CampLocation(s): 2353 Rice Blvd., Houston, TX 77005
Contact Information: Elvia Taylor or Gidy Rodriguez (281) 465-0899
Description: We offer English and Spanish language immersion camps. Our fun and dynamic curriculum along with our diverse student body will stimulate your child so they can learn another language.
Robotics & Science AcademyLocation(s):
Contact Information: Mona Tabeet (832) 310-4245
Description: High quality fun educational robotics camps to build their passion for STEM and to develop their problem solving habits of minds. Camps include building, programming, exciting missions, and games.
American Robotics AcademyLocation(s): Multiple Locations
Contact Information: Deanna Johnson (281) 599-7626
Building Brains Summer CampsLocation(s): 17 locations in and around Houston; 16321 Smith Street Suite #100, Houston, TX 77040
Contact Information: Kim Koenig (888) 55-BUILD
Creative Writing CampLocation(s): Sponsored by Writers in the Schools and Rice University
Contact Information: Regina Vigil, Program Coordinator (713) 523-3877
Academic Adventure - The Health Museum's Duke University Talent Identification ProgramLocation(s): 1515 Hermann Drive, Houston, Drive, Houston, TX 77004
Contact Information: Amy S. Kapadia (713) 521-1515
Summer Institute for the Gifted; Grades K-5, 6-8Location(s):
Description: The Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG), a program of the National Society for the Gifted and Talented (NSGT), enriching minds where creativity thrives, offers educational programs for gifted, academically talented, and creative students ages 5 to 17. The programs combine academics with social, cultural, and recreational opportunities for a truly engaging summer. Choose from 22 campuses including Yale, Tulane, Princeton, and the University of Chicago. Residential, Commuter, Day, and Online pro
Vanderbilt Programs for Talented YouthLocation(s): Nashville, TN
Description: Vanderbilt University Programs for Talented Youth (PTY) seeks to develop talent in gifted students and those who work with them. We host summer and Saturday accelerated academic programs for students in grades K through 12. Summer day programs are available for students in grades K-7 (SAVY) and 1-3 week residential programs are available for students in grades 7-12 (VSA). Led by professors, graduate students, or master teachers, courses are designed to be engaging and relevant, showcasing what i
3D CAD MASTERSLocation(s): Houston, TX
Description: The mission of our unique STEM program is to provide students the opportunity to take their ideas and concepts and turn them into products by using the state-of-the-art 3D CAD engineering software (design), as well as 3D printers and interactive coding on electronic circuits and robots (reality). Grades K-5, 6-8, 9-12
ADVANCE Program for Young ScholarsLocation(s): Natchitoches, LA
Description: The ADVANCE Program for Young Scholars (ADVANCE) at Northwestern State University is a three-week residential program that academically challenges and socially engages gifted/talented students who are rising 8th�12th graders. ADVANCE, celebrating its 31st anniversary, is a Duke TIP collaborative program. Our immersive educational experience challenges bright students and places them with academic peers while including a variety of teaching methods by advance-degreed instructors. Students enroll
Camp InventionLocation(s): Humble ISD, Creekwood Middle School
Description: Unmask your child�s creativity this summer in the all-new Camp Invention� program, Supercharged�, where children build confidence, learn to collaborate and transform their wild imaginations into epic creations. Campers in grades K-6 will learn creative problem-solving skills while coding and programming futuristic robots, uncovering ancient fossils, designing high-tech superhero gadgets and exploring radio frequencies. Local educators will lead this action-packed program featuring exhilarating,
Camp Pursuit by NuMinds EnrichmentLocation(s): Multiple Locations in Austin, DFW, Waco area
Description: Brilliant young minds don�t always get all the intellectual nutrition they need from their daily diet of school and extracurriculars. Our co-founders were driven by the vision that NuMinds could provide a layer of enrichment beyond the school day, where real, inspired learning creates the conditions for lifelong curiosity and self-development. Camp Pursuit is the only high-achievement day camp comprised of mixed-age, S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Humanities, Mathematics) cl
Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development's University for Young PeopleLocation(s): Baylor University, Waco, TX
Description: The Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development at Baylor University provides summer enrichment programs for gifted and advanced students in grades 1�12 during the month of June. Two one-week sessions (Creative Problem Solving: Rocket Into Space and Digging Deeper: Discovering and Exploring Your Passion) are offered for students in grades 1�4. In addition, three one-week sessions are offered for students in grades 4�12 on Baylor's campus. Each of these sessions at Baylor includes two enri
Davidson THINK Summer InstituteLocation(s): Reno, NV
Description: Davidson THINK Summer Institute (THINK) is a three-week-residential program for exceptionally gifted students, ages 13 to 16. Located on the University of Nevada, Reno, THINK offers students the opportunity to take two college courses, taught by university faculty, for college credit. The Davidson Institute developed THINK in 2004 to offer a unique and challenging summer opportunity to highly motivated, gifted students. We collaborated with the University of Nevada, Reno (home of the Davidson Ac
Duke TIPLocation(s): Locations vary; Online; Durham, NC
Description: The Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) is a nonprofit organization that has served over 2.9 million academically talented students in grades four through twelve since it was founded in 1980. We have two talent searches�the 4th�6th Grade Talent Search and the 7th Grade Talent Search�that provide above-grade-level testing, recognition for student achievements, and a variety of enrichment benefits. We also provide accelerated educational programs. Options include weekend progr
Lone Star Leadership Academy: Education in ActionLocation(s): Keller, TX
Description: Outstanding 4th-8th graders travel to Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin/San Antonio, or Houston/Galveston to spend a week exploring significant Texas sites with facilitating educators and other distinguished students. Participants develop leadership skills, self-confidence, and independence, build friendships with like-minded students from across the state, and gain experience for their academic resumes. Grades K-5, 6-8
MATHCOUNTSLocation(s): Vary, online
Description: MATHCOUNTS is a national enrichment, coaching, and competitive mathematics program for 6-8 grade students that promotes achievement through a focus on problem-solving strategies and strengthening analytical thinking skills.
Oilfield Energy CenterLocation(s): Houston, TX
Description: The Oilfield Energy Center is a non-profit organization that has three initiatives: the Ocean Star Museum in Galveston, the Hall of Fame that recognizes energy industry giants, and educational outreach. The OEC is dedicated to expanding awareness of the vast hydrocarbon energy sources beneath the world's surface, supporting global stewardship in the communities that use these resources, and chronicling the unique heritage and technical accomplishments of the industries that discover, produce, an