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  • Summer Camp

    Instructional Camps

    AFF Film Camp

    The Austin Film Festival's summer camp season has classes for the aspiring screenwriter, filmmaker, or animator. Kids receive hands-on instruction from industry professionals. Ages 9-18.
    June 3-July 26. $195-390.
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    Comedy

    Alingon Mitra

    Don't be ridiculous, he looks nothing like Moses Storm. And Mitra was voted fan favorite on the reboot of NBC's Last Comic Standing, remember? Then you should also remember to get tickets for this show ASAP – especially since Ashley Barnhill is the opener.
    Feb. 7-9. Thu., 8pm; Fri.-Sat., 7:30 & 10pm. $12-23.  
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    Sports Camps

    All-Star Sports Camp

    Campers learn teamwork and sportsmanship through a variety of fun team-based games & activities including soccer, basketball, dodgeball, kickball, capture the flag, ultimate frisbee, flag football, and more. Ages 5-13.
    June 3-Aug. 16. $189, half day; $289, full day.
    SoccerZone South Austin (9501 Manchaca Rd.) and Lakeline (920 Old Mill Rd.)
  • Community

    Events

    Altatudes Hearts and Handbags

    The East Austin boutique is asking for handbag donations to help underserved youth in the area for the giveback initiative slated for Feb. 9. Open thy closet and see if there's anything that no longer sparks joy.
    Taking donations through Feb. 1. The event takes place Feb. 9, 2-4pm. Free.
    Altatudes, 1717 E. 12th
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Amazon Adventure (2017)

    Laser IMAX 3D: Track the 11-year journey of 1850s explorer Henry Bates.
    Fri., Feb. 8, 10:00am, 12:00  
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    Instructional Camps

    American Robotics Academy

    Half-day and full-day courses teach little builders how things work, and then they pit their robots against their classmates' creations. Teens dive a bit deeper into coding, hardware, motors, and more. Ages 6-13.
    June 10-Aug. 2. $175-325.
    Various locations
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    Aquatic Adventure Science Camp

    Choose a week of sleepover camp or a week of day camp to find out what makes Texas' water life tick. Campers participate in challenging labs and then apply their new smarts during fun, aquatic field trips: scuba diving, snorkeling, and more. Ages 9-15.
    June 2-Aug. 2. $749, six-day overnight; $349, day camp.
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    Art & Music Camps

    Art Amore

    Each camp and excursion has a different theme, and all will finish with a canvas masterpiece. Young artists will explore Austin, pulling inspiration from the city's natural beauty as well as from local artists. Ages 5-15.
    June 10-Aug. 16. $300-550.
    6507 Jester #107
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    Art for the people: Art of Celebration

    It's the third annual celebration of, well, celebration at Art for the People – which means a group show at this lively gallery. "Group show," did we say? Indeed: 65 Austin artists and one from Portland.
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    Art & Music Camps

    Art Garage

    A variety of camps including pottery, jewelry, tie-dye, art history, and drawing fuel the inner artist. Camps have themes including Pop Art, Unicorn Magic, Harry Potter, and others. Ages 4-13.
    June 3-Aug. 16. $299 per week.
    11190 Circle Dr. #202
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    Art Happens

    Turn junk into art, mold clay into a masterpiece, and generally explore your creative side at this weekly camp. Ages 5-11.
    May 28-Aug. 16. $285, half day; $570, full day.
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    Art+ Academy

    Half-day camps balance fun and instruction for young artists seeking to improve their drawing and painting skills. Select from a variety of themed art camps for all ages and interests. Ages 5-17.
    June 3-Aug. 5. $234.
    Three locations: NW Austin, Cedar Park, and SW Austin
  • Summer Camp

    General Camps

    Asian American Resource Center Creative Mindfulness Camp

    Exploring the practice of mindfulness through a wide range of activities, this summer camp has everything you could want for summertime fun – from cooking to dancing and creative art from Asia. Registration begins Feb. 16. Ages 6-10.
    June 10-Aug. 9. $150-165.
  • Arts

    Visual Arts

    Atelier Dojo

    This school of representational art is led by four world-class locals, teaches drawing and painting (both fundamental and advanced programs), has open studios with live modeling, a schedule of workshops featuring visiting artists from around the world, and is located in the heart of Big Medium's Canopy complex. Oh look – we profiled and interviewed the faculty right here!
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    Atelier Dojo

    The professional arts academy was founded by four female artists. This summer, they open the doors to young, aspiring artists to practice figure drawing, still life drawing, self-portraits, painting fundamentals, and more during the Summer Teen Intensive programs. Ages 13-18.
    June 3-7; July 15-19; July 29-Aug. 2. $295 per session.
    916 Springdale Rd., Bldg. 2, Ste. 106-B
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    Sports Camps

    ATX Ballers Basketball Camps

    ATX Ballers will teach players the most crucial skills of basketball. The program also includes fun matches, competitions, and awards. The coaches have high school and college-level playing experience, as well as several decades' worth of coaching experience at the youth level. Ages 7-18.
    Dates TBA. $100-120 per week; scholarships available.
    Locations throughout Austin
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    General Camps

    ATX Kids Club

    With a focus on urban literacy and local culture, ATX Kids Club inspires campers to experience the rich diversity of Austin by taking daily adventures on CapMetro. Campers explore museums, cultural centers, gardens, city buildings, parks, and more. Ages 4-15.
    May 28-Aug. 30. $325.
    Drop-off/pickup locations at Garrison Park, Vic Mathias Shores, Pease Park, and Mueller Park
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    Austin Artery

    Kids are encouraged to nurture their inner artist and express themselves with the help of award-winning instructors at one of these weeklong day camps. Extended care available after camp each day. Ages 5-11.
    June 4-Aug. 30. $295 per week; scholarships available.
    Locations in North, South, and Central Austin as well as Cedar Park
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    Austin Chamber Music

    If your child has already been playing an instrument for a year, this is chance to hone those skills over the summer and learn to compose at the same time! Ages 7-18.
    July 7-21. $950-2,000.
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    General Camps

    Austin Children's Academy

    Between science, fashion, art, writing, food, archaeology, and more, you shouldn't have a problem picking a camp that interests your child. Camps are divided into age groups, so your child can foster friendships alongside their curiosity. Ages 4-18.
    June 15-Aug. 7. $175, half day; $275, full day.
    12310 RR 620 N.
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    Instructional Camps

    Austin Community College

    This summer ACC will be offering weeklong summer camps with a range of entertaining learning opportunities for your child in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. They will also be partnering with Game Worlds for camps on different aspects of game production, such as audio, design, and business development. Ages 8-18.
    $650.  
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    Austin Craft Lounge

    Crafters will complete a project each day, taking home handmade items such as a hanging jewelry board, magnetic photo display, Texas icon board, or a canvas pullstring backpack. Austin Craft Lounge is located on 5 acres of Hill Country land shared with horses, bunnies, and chickens. Ages 12 and up.
    June 10-Aug. 9. $275 per week.
    Austin Craft Lounge, 12919 Nutty Brown Rd
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    Austin Creative Art Center

    offers weekly, half-day sessions in painting, drawing, sculpture, and ceramics. Ages 5 and up.
    June 3-Aug. 23. $285, half day; $580, full-day.
    Austin Creative Art Center, 1605 W. Sixth
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    General Camps

    Austin Dog Alliance

    Can your little one not get enough of man's best friend? Austin Dog Alliance lets your kid spend the summer in a puppy panic, learning about dogs and dog care alongside the family canine or camp-provided therapy dogs with their half-day classes. Ages 5-15.
    $180-285.
    1321 W. New Hope Dr., Cedar Park
  • Community

    Sports

    Austin Elite Rugby

    Vs. Toronto Arrows.
    Fri., Feb. 8, 7pm. $15-50.  
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    Instructional Camps

    Austin Fencers Club

    Is your child a budding Jedi, Musketeer, or Inigo Montoya? Austin Fencers Club's camps introduce kids to the modern sport of fencing - a fun and safe way to learn to wield a sword. Fencing trains both body and mind, developing fitness, agility, critical thinking, and good sportsmanship. It builds strength and reflexes, while teaching students to think analytically and solve problems. All equipment is provided. Ages 8-14.
    June 3-July 26. $250.
    4425 Red River (Red River Church complex)
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    Austin Parks & Recreation Camps

    The city offers all manner of camps that incorporate sports, hiking, art, dance, theatre, and much more. Go online to find one that's right for your kid. Prices vary for residents/nonresidents, and the Parks Department offers financial aid for families in need of assistance. Ages 4-17.
  • Music

    Austin Party Band

    Fri., Feb. 8, 9pm
  • Community

    Events

    Austin Remembers MLK

    This interactive app-based exhibit offers photos from MLK's civil rights meetings with LBJ and audio speeches from the Austin Area Heritage Council’s MLK Oratory competition, plus special Six Square mini-docs of Austin’s African-American community. Discover for yourself at three different locations: the MLK statue at UT's East Mall, the south steps of the Capitol, and the George Washington Carver Museum.
    Jan. 21-Feb. 28. Free.

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