2017 Christian Summer Camp Guide

American Kids Athletics

3211 N. Fry Rd
Katy, TX  77449
(281) 492-2411

American Kids Athletics has been the go-to Summer Camp in Katy, TX for over 24 years.  We are a State-licensed Child Care facility, caring for and providing an awesome Summer Camp Program for children ages 5 through 13.  Our program goal is to keep kids active and having fun, while encouraging and sharing Christian values.  Our Coaches are well trained and prepared (many are former students!) to keep the kids entertained and safe at our 2 1/2-acre facility and on great Field Trips including Roller Skating, Bowling, Pump-It-Up, Movies, Ice Skating, Typhoon Texas and more!  We always have activities planned no matter the weather.  Our many in-house activities include dodgeball, air hockey, foozball, board games, cookouts, Pizza Day, arts & crafts, Ice Cream Day, etc.

Look for our Free Registration coupon in this issue!  Stop by our Open House on Thursday, April 6th from 4-7 PM and let us give you a tour and see for yourself how much fun your kids could have this Summer!   (Registration Forms are also available on our website.)


5529 FM 359, Suite E
Richmond, TX 77406
(281) 394-7004

Be Unique offers Christian based Inner and Outer Beauty programs for teenage girls. At their beautifully decorated brand new studio, they offer a variety of classes designed to assist teenage girls in the challenges they face through the transition of the middle school and high school years. Together, the Inner and Outer Beauty programs include the guidance in creating a sophisticated and well rounded young lady who is confident within herself, secure in her

Convenient to the Katy, Fulshear and Sugarland areas, Be Unique is launching their 2016 summer camp programs for girls ages 12-15. Inner Beauty and Outer beauty camps are available and include some of the following topics; Posture and Walking, Visual Poise and Body Movement, Skincare, Facial Symmetry, Daytime Makeup, Wardrobe selection, Importance of Conversation, Social Dining, Table manners, Cell Phone Etiquette, Health and Nutrition and Social Media Awareness.

Enrollment is now open for their fantastic Summer camp programs. Class size is small in order to meet the needs of each young lady so space will be limited. To learn more about their summer camp programs, go to BeUniqueToday.com under “summer camps” or contact Wendy Severance directly at BeUnique359@gmail.com or 281-394-7004.

Camp West

2225 Porter Rd.
Katy, TX 77493

Camp West is a fun and exciting summer day camp located on a beautiful 42-acre development in Katy, Texas.  Facilities include a great sports complex with a double, full-size air-conditioned gymnasium, indoor rock wall, and two ball fields.  The six acre lake and park includes a 3000 sq. ft. pavilion, massive deck, two zip-lines over the lake, 40’ cargo net,  20’ water trampoline, floating jungle gym, Summit Express Water Slide, Freefall Water Slide, 14’ Iceberg Climbing Wall, Rockit Water Rocker, Spin Wheel Running Track, two fishing lakes, and much more.

Campers will begin each day with a high-energy, interactive performance. There will be times for worship, games, and live character skits. They will then participate in planned indoor and outdoor activities.  After lunch, it is time to break out the sunblock and race to the lake! While at the lake, campers will zoom down the zip-line, whiz down the water slide, and play on the water inflatables. Snacks are available at the “Snack Shack.” The camp fee includes three snacks per day. Parents can pick-up pleasantly exhausted campers at 3:30 PM.

Register early for these great discounts:

15% discount if paid in full by March 31

10% discount if paid in full by April 30

For private parties and groups go to www.thehiddenlake.org.

Fun Fair Positive Soccer

20150 Westheimer Pkwy.
Houston, TX 77082
(800) 828-7529

Challenger Sports ‘British Soccer Camp’ provides the most unique, fun soccer experience for any child who loves soccer! The Challenger Sports ‘British Soccer Camp’ is the most popular soccer camp in the country. Challenger has been conducting soccer summer camps for over 20 years. 120,000 campers participated in 3,500 camps last summer throughout the U.S. The Coaches are all British which gives the program a unique experience. Each coach is certified, screened, and background checked to ensure a safe environment for the kids. There is a limited camper to coach ratio to ensure maximum attention to each camper. Their experienced staff has studied the game at all levels and have identified the key techniques and skills that players should work on in a fun and positive atmosphere. The Coaches love soccer and want the campers to enjoy and love playing and having fun and learning all at the same time. The Coaches make teaching so much fun, the campers don’t realize how much they are learning. Each day the coaches will take the players through an age appropriate progressive series of fun skill building practices from unopposed, to opposed, game related and finally into a game! We also offer The FFPS Challenger Sports ‘World Cup Camp,’ allowing campers to be totally immersed playing World Cup games and learning and experiencing the World Cup excitement like no other event on earth. Three Billion, that’s Billon not Million, people around the world watched the last World Cup on TV. USA children are playing the most popular sport on earth. To appreciate the popularity of the World Cup, campers will learn all about the excitement of the World Cup including the songs, cheers, chants, celebrations, uniforms, making collages – and amazing fans – and, of course playing World Cup games! We will teach the traditions and about the countries in the World Cup – and the players, past and present – so the ‘World Cup Camp’ adds a geography and history lesson to boot! At the end of the camp, we have a special award ceremony about songs, cheers, chants, celebrations, uniforms, history, collages, players and one we prize the most, good sportsmanship!

Katy Art School

24210 Westheimer Pkwy. #1100
Katy, TX 77494
(281) 665-3272

Spend your summer with Katy Art School!   We have an array of exciting and unique classes all summer long to spark your student’s imagination!   Learn about famous artists with our Artist Series, or create fun and unique projects designed by our instructors just for the summer!  Our certified Art teachers from Katy will guide your students through fun and creative activities that will expand their art knowledge, teach them new techniques, and give them a chance to work with some new tools and mediums! We have three class offerings each week during the summer.  Classes will run Monday – Thursday.  Classes are offered for various age groups, and have been designed for the difficulty and time frame for the age group indicated. All supplies are provided by Katy Art School and included in the price of the class. Any class with less than four students enrolled, will be cancelled the week before the session starts.  Parents will be notified via email. We look forward to seeing your kids here!


923 S Mason Rd
Katy, TX 77450
(281) 578-5477

Are you looking for something to do during Summer break?  Do you want to help your kiddos burn off some of that extra energy?  Well then Katy KIPS is the place for you!  Come out for lots of organized games and gymnastics activities and even jump at Pump it up.  Your children will be given challenges and rewards to keep them encouraged and interested while getting a lot of exercise and gymnastics instruction.

Our Summer Break Day Camp will run from June 05 to August 11, 2017.  The camp will be from 9am-4pm Monday through Thursday and 9am-noon on Friday with full and half day options. The cost is $35 for one half day, $50 for one full day, $150 for 5 half days, $175 for the full camp. Don’t miss out on all of the fun!!  For more information or questions, call Katy KIPS at 281-578-5477 or email katykips@att.net

Fort Bend Christian Academy

1250 7th Street
Sugar Land, TX 77478
(281) 263-9175

Fort Bend Christian Academy Summer Camp 2017 will be full of fun and educational classes and field trips! Morning classes include Robotics, Arts, Computer and more, and afternoon trips include Constellation Field, Pump It Up, Urban Air Trampoline Park and more! The day camps are open to all students entering grades Pre-K to 5th. Athletic camps for various ages include middle school Volleyball, Basketball for grades 1st to 6th, Football for grades 2nd to 8th and many more! For more information and to register, visit www.fortbendchristian.org/summer17.

Fort Bend Christian Academy located in Sugar Land, Texas, is a private, college-preparatory school serving grades Pre-K through 12. It is the mission of FBCA to equip students to thrive spiritually, academically, socially, and physically.

Holy Rosary Catholic School

Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp
1426 George St.
Rosenberg, TX 77471
(281) 342-5813

Holy Rosary Catholic School is hosting a Challenger British summer camp from August 7 through the 11th from 5:30-8:30 p.m.  Challenger Sports’ British Soccer Camp is the most popular soccer camp in the country and is based upon one of the most innovative approaches to coaching youth soccer in the US and Canada.  Their experienced International staff study the game at all levels and will help players improve their core techniques and become more confident on the ball.

With programs for each age, the curriculums includes a variety of foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, freestyle soccer, small-sided games and coached scrimmages.  World Cup style games are held each day where campers compete for their adopted country and are encouraged to learn about different customs and cultures, and our core values of respect, responsibility, integrity, sportsmanship and leadership.

Please go to: challenger.mycustomevent.com/ShoppingCart.aspx?com=orglandingpage&org=1597  for more information or to register.

Rising Star Academy

920 S Peek Rd.
Katy, TX 77450
(281) 391-5437

Come join us for an amazing summer experience, your child is sure to have an action packed summer full of learning, fun, field trips and more! This year we are embracing a new curriculum for summer: we will be exploring the wild side of nature! Exploring the wild side of Nature is a way for your child to explore, learn and embrace nature! We have a new theme each week to keep the kids learning and engaged! Our field trips are centered around the theme’s for the week to ensure an exciting action packed summer for your child! Each week we also will run rotational rooms so your child is always on the move: the rooms consist of Art, Music & Movement and Science! We do some messy art activities, crazy dancing and fun science projects. Our 1st through 6th graders will be going on field trips on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Our Pre-K and Accelerated Pre-K classes will be going on Wednesdays. Fridays at Rising Star will be Water Days! Each room will be on a rotational schedule, and there will be advance notice of any changes. Mondays are reserved for Crafts and super creative activities, our insanely wacky Wednesdays and don’t forget Fun Food Fridays! Your child won’t want to leave the facility, our camps are that much fun and because we keep the constantly moving they are engaged, learning, connected and making great friendships.

Skyline Juniors

10510 Westview Dr.
Houston, TX 77043
(832) 831-1907

Here at Skyline Juniors, our mission is to be one of the highest quality clubs in the nation that will go the extra mile to develop and showcase our young athletes. We will constantly strive to enable both our players and our coaches to reach their full potential. Our organizational values are as follows: Strive to make decisions based on what is best for the athletes, Train young athletes to excel at higher levels of competition, Integrate coaching strategies and techniques so players can take what they have learned and apply it throughout their volleyball careers, Sustain a coaching philosophy throughout the club based on Positive Reinforcement, Encouragement, and Motivation, Provide year-round training programs, Limit the number of teams we carry, so they do not exceed the number of quality coaches we have, and Advise and mentor our athletes in order to timely and effectively market themselves to college volleyball programs. Tryouts are held from July 5th to 7th, depending on age. Join our team this summer!

Spotlight Acting Academy

22758 Westheimer Pkwy #220
Katy, TX 77494
(832) 913-6884

Spotlight Acting Academy is a children’s theatre school located in The Villagio. We pride ourselves in offering actors and musicians of all ages the very best in theatre instruction, all while having FUN! We offer a variety of Summer Classes for ages 3-18.

Our Production Classes are offered for ages 6-18 and end in a performance of a Broadway Musical, a choice of either Cinderella G2K or High School Musical,Jr. In this two week camp, students learn to become a triple threat, gaining training in voice, acting and dance all while learning what the entire process is for an actor, from the first rehearsal to the final performance.

We are also offering a Triple Threat Workshop for ages 6-12. Students will have the opportunity to perform songs from popular musicals in a showcase at the end of the week! They will also showcase props and costume pieces they have made throughout the week.

For ages 3-5, we are offering a Never Grow Up Camp themed around the popular musical Peter Pan. Campers will have the opportunity to beat drums with the Indians of Never Land, join the Lost Boys, and fight pirates, all while being immersed in Never Land themed crafts, games and songs.

For more information about our Summer Classes, please visit our website at www.spotlightactingacademy.com or call 832-913-6884.


22807 Westheimer Pkwy.
Katy, TX 77494
(281) 392-5055

The summer months are coming faster than we realize. Soon, kids will be out of school with hours of free time. Finding the right activities for your kids can be overwhelming. Where do you start? Try the YMCA! Our summer programs are about more than looking after kids. They are about nurturing their development by providing a safe place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy, trusting relationships and build self-reliance through the Y values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith.

YMCA Summer Day Camp offers youth a fun and safe atmosphere where they enjoy their summer break. Activities allow kids to create arts and crafts, explore science and technology, swim, participate in summer reading and literacy, enjoy field trips, and appreciate nature.

Youth sports at the Y focus on building confidence and character in kids to encourage them to embrace new experiences. Plus, we offer a wide variety of sports and specialty camps to give your child the opportunity to learn new skills.

Summer may be known as swim season, but water safety is important all year. YMCA Swim Lessons focus on a mastery of skills, personalized attention and guide with praise and encouragement.

Amid the summer programs, make some time for yourself this summer. Join your local Y and gain access to our state-of-the-art facilities. Plus, save on all summer programs when you become a Y member. Learn more at ymcahouston.org.

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As the President and Publisher of Katy and Fort Bend Christian Magazines, Joe Menslage is committed to covering social and political news from a Christian worldview. He founded Katy Christian Magazine in 2005, which swept the greater Houston and Katy areas like a storm. That’s when Joe realized the urgent need for publications willing to give voices to the voiceless, without political correctness or censorship. Joe Menslage founded sister-publication Fort Bend Christian Magazine in 2014. Prior to creating Katy Christian Magazine, Joe Menslage led a colorful life. He was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, spent a great deal of his childhood in Colorado, and lived in a couple of other states before he moved to Houston in 1981. Joe was God-gifted with an entrepreneurial mind, and self-started other business ventures before he found his calling. In Joe’s words, our innate talents are given by the Lord, and are meant to be used to serve the Lord. Aside from being a President and Publisher, Joe Menslage is also the co-founder of Katy Christian Chamber of Commerce, where Christians can network, build business connections, listen to passionate speakers, and enjoy monthly breakfasts and lunches. Joe Menslage also hosts a weekly political satire YouTube channel. Joe Menslage has four children. Outside of work, he enjoys hiking, watching zombie movies and K dramas, ax-throwing and Krav Maga.