Summer Break 2022
Explore Harlingen is compiling a list of nearby summer activities for children, such as camps and other special events. Bookmark this page, check it often, and share it with your friends! Activities Starting in May Jump to Activities Starting in June Jump to Activities Starting in July San Benito Belles Dance Clinic Dates: May 14, 2022 Times: 9 am to 1 pm Ages: grades pre-K through 8th Cost: $25 Description: Includes lunch and shirt Location: San Benito High School gymnasium Contact: Isabel de la Cruz, 956-361-6500, email@example.com Tennis Play Day Dates: May 28, 2022 Times: 9 am to 12 pm Ages: children and adults Cost: free Description: Free tennis lesson, bouncer, and lunch Location: HEB Tennis Center at Pendleton Park Contact: 956-536-7607 Jump back to top Tennis Camp Dates: Weekly through the summer beginning May 30, 2022 Times: 9 am to 12 pm, Mondays through Thursdays Ages: 4-16 Cost: $75 per week Description: All aspects of the game are covered. Beginners and intermediates are welcome. Location: HEB Tennis Center at Pendleton Park Contact: 956-536-7607 Iron Core Gym Kid's Camp Dates: May 30-July 1, 2022 (Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays; last workout on June 29; pizza party on July 1) Times: 10 am to 12 pm Ages: 12-19 Cost: $220 Description: Includes shirt and water; enroll by May 25, 2022 Location: Iron Core Gym, 221 W. Harrison, Harlingen TX 78550 Contact: Register online Jump back to top Hawk Tennis Camp Dates: May 31 - June 2, 2022 (10 and under) June 6-9, 2022 (high school/middle school) June 13-16, 2022 (high school/middle school) June 20-23, 2022 (10 and under) June 27-30, 2022 (high school/middle school) July 4-7, 2022 (high school/middle school) July 18-21, 2022 (10 and under; high school/middle school) July 25-28, 2022 (high school/middle school) Location: Harlingen High School South Contact: Scan code on the flyer to register. Parks and Recreation Summer Playground Registration for Session 1 of The Summer Playground is open. We are proud to be partnering with Austin Elementary, Bonham Elementary, and Travis Elementary this summer. If you have any questions, please contact Christina Mendiola at (956) 245-1222. Session 1: May 31, 2022 - June 23, 2022 Austin Elementary Bonham Elementary Travis Elementary HCISD Ace Summer Program Dates: Starts May 31, 2022 Times: 7:30 am to 12:30 pm Ages: grades Kindergarten through 8th Description: STEM classes, eSports, strength and conditioning, and much more Location: HCISD campuses Contact: Register online Activities Starting in June Jump back to top Boys & Girls Club Summer Camp (San Benito) Dates: June 6 - August 3, 2022 Time: 7:45 am to 5:30 pm Ages: 6-17 Cost: $60/monthly Description: STEM activities, sports, arts and crafts, field trips. Breakfast and lunch provided. Location: 410 North Stookey Road, San Benito, Texas 78586 Contact: Register starting on May 9; visit their website or call 956-399-6442 Junior Zookeeper Camp (Los Fresnos) Dates: June 6, 2022, Farm Days June 7, 2022, Mammals June 8, 2022, Birds June 9, 2022, Reptiles/Amphibians June 10, 2022, Plants and Pollinators June 13-17, 2022 June 20-24, 2022 Times: 8 am to 3 pm (after care available daily from 3-5 pm for an extra $25) Ages: 6-13 Cost: $50 per day or $200 for the week Description: This hands-on summer camp will introduce your child to the wild world of animals as they help staff take care of their collection each day and learn about the animals while doing it. Location: Fragile Life Animal Park, Los Fresnos TX Contact: Reserve your child’s space on the Fragile Life Animal Park website. Big Red’s Camps (San Benito) Dates and Times: Preschool Week, June 6-10, 2022 (ages 4-6), 8:30 am to 2:30 pm Bingo Gardens, June 13-17, 2022 (graduated first grade through graduated sixth grade), 8 am to 5:30 pm Big Red, June 20-24, 2022 (graduated first grade through graduated sixth grade), 8 am to 5:30 pm Sam’s Camp, June 27-July 1, 2022 (graduated first grade through graduated sixth grade), 8 am to 5:30 pm Cost: $150 per week if reserved through April 17; the rate goes up to $170 per week on April 18. Description: Activities include bazooka ball, animals, swimming, worship, water war, gaga ball, canoeing, skits, bubble soccer, mud pit, and human foosball. Preschool Camp will have a schedule and activities appropriate for preschoolers. Location: Big Red’s Ranch, San Benito TX Contact: Reserve your child’s space on the Big Red's Ranch website. Jump back to top Camp Rio (Brownsville) Dates: RIO 1, June 6-10, 2022 RIO 2, June 13-17, 2022 RIO 3, June 20-24, 2022 RIO 4, July 11-15, 2022 RIO 5, July 18-22, 2022 RIO 6, July 25-29, 2022 Times: 7:45 am to 3:30 pm
Ages: 5-14 Cost: $160 if reserved through March 31; the rate goes up to $210 on April 1 ($50 deposit holds your spot; payment plans available) Description: Breakfast, lunch, and activities such as archery, canoeing, geocaching, yoga, basketball, volleyball, gaga Ball, marksmanship, arts and crafts, wildlife photography, and many others Location: Camp Rio, Brownsville TX Contact: Reserve your child’s space on the Camp Rio website. Youth Summer Sports Camp Dates: June 7-10, 2022 June 14-17, 2022 June 21-24, 2022 June 28-July 1, 2022 July 12-15, 2022 July 26-29, 2022 August 2-5, 2022 August 9-12, 2022 Times: 9 am to 1 pm, broken out below: 9 am to 10:15 am Golf 10:15 am to 11:30 am Tennis 11:30 am to 12 noon Lunch 12 noon to 1 pm Fitness Ages: 5-12 Cost: $175 (members) or $225 (nonmember) Description: Limited to 12 kids per camp Location: Harlingen Country Club Contact: Call 956-412-4100 or email HCC@harlingencc.com for registration forms. CAMP 83 Alumni Soccer Camp Dates: June 11, 2022 (boys) and June 12, 2022 (girls) Time: Full day Ages: incoming 8th grade to 12th grade Cost: $30 Description: Come learn from locals currently playing at the collegiate and semi-pro level. Location: Harlingen High School Mini Stadium Contact: CAMP 83 on Facebook or call 956-536-6749 Harlingen South’s Mini Cheer Summer Camp Dates: June 13-16, 2022 Time: 8 am to 12:30 pm Ages: 5-13 Cost: $75 Description: Cheer, dance, games, and much more. Breakfast and lunch provided. Location: Harlingen High School South Main Gym Contact: Register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 956-427-3800 Jump back to top HCISD Summer on Stage Dates: June 13-30, 2022, Monday through Thursday Time: 8 am to 2 pm Ages: incoming Pre-K to incoming 8th grade Cost: $200 Description: Students will be grouped by age to put on a public musical performance. Location: HCISD Performing Arts Center, 3217 W. Wilson Road, Harlingen TX 78552 Contact: Register online Kids Day at Peter Piper Pizza Dates: Tuesday, June 14, 2022 Tuesday, June 21, 2022 Tuesday, June 28, 2022 Tuesday, July 5, 2022 Tuesday, July 12, 2022 Tuesday, July 19, 2022 Tuesday, July 26, 2022 Time: 11 am Description: Fun activities, lunch buffet Location: Peter Piper Pizza, 306 N. 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen TX Contact: Peter Piper Pizza, 956-425-3600 Glow Wild! Dates: June 25, 2022 Time: 7-9 pm Cost: $10 per person Description: Bonfire stories, glow sticks, face painting, and nocturnal anima encounters Location: Fragile Life Animal Park, Los Fresnos TX Contact: Fragile Planet Wildlife Park on Facebook Calvary Baptist Summer Soccer Camp Dates: June 27-July 1, 2022 Time: 5:30-8:30 pm Ages: Kindergarten through 5th grade Cost: Free Description: Register at Calvary Baptist Church Location: Calvary Baptist Church, 1815 N. 7th Street Contact: 956-425-1800 Activities Starting in July Monarch Dance Summer Dance Camp Dates: July 6-8, 2022 Time: 9 am to 12 pm Ages: 2-13 Cost: $80 Description: Learn different styles of dance Location: Monarch Dance Studios, 888 Morgan Contact: 956-200-1857 Garden Warrior Wrestling Camp Dates: July 11-15, 2022 Time: 1 to 3 pm Ages: 7th-12th grade Cost: Free Description: 15 spots available. First come, first serve. ***HCISD WILL NOW OFFER WRESTLING AS A SPORT IN THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR. WRESTLING IS A GREAT SPORT THAT OFFERS ENDLESS SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES*** Location: 1206 S. F Street Harlingen, TX 78550 Contact: Message them on Facebook to register Harlingen High School Volleyball Camp Dates: July 25-27, 2022 Times: 9 am to 12 pm (girls incoming 6th-9th grade) 1 pm to 3 pm (girls incoming 1st-5th grade) Cost: $30 per person Description: Deadline to register is June 25, 2022 Location: Harlingen High School gymnasium Contact: Coach Torres via email, email@example.com. Register here.