Summer fun for kids

Mathnasium Summer Math Program — Programs are planned for grades 2 through 12 from 2 to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, through Aug. 25 at both the West (7250 N. Mesa Ste B) and East (1355 George Dieter Dr. Ste 106) locations. Information: 590-6284 or

Painted Dunes Summer Junior Golf Camps — Painted Dunes Golf Course, 12000 McCombs, hosts summer Junior golf camps for kids ages 5-17 9 to 11 a.m. Monday through Thursday, through Aug. 14, for all skill levels. Cost: $75 per week (includes snacks). Information: 821-2122  or

History Camp — El Paso Museum of History, 510 N. Santa Fe, offers four-day summer camps for ages 7-12 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, through Aug. 11. Cost: $70 per camp ($55 museum members). Information: 212-0320 or
Aug. 1-4: Stories, Crafts, and Culture on the Border
Aug. 8-11: Shutterbug.

Plaza Classic Film Camp —  Plaza Classic Film Festival hosts its 3rd annual film-making summer camp for aspiring young filmmakers age 9 to 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 31-Aug. 11, at El Paso Public Library Main Branch, 501 N. Oregon. Information: 533-4020. Online registration at

El Paso Museum of Art — The last week of summer camp run is Tuesday through Friday, Aug. 1-4. Information: Morning sessions are 9:30 a.m. to noon; afternoon sessions are 1 to 3:30 p.m. Cost: $75 ($60 members), unless otherwise listed:
  Aug. 1-4:
• Ceramics, mornings (ages 10-13). Cost: $86 ($75 members).
• Drawing and Painting, afternoons (ages 10-13).
• Jewelry, mornings (ages 6-9).
• Photography, afternoons (ages 6-9).

Zoo Camp — The week-long camps, exploring the worlds of Reptiles and Birds for ages 6 to 10 are 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday through Aug. 11, at the El Paso Zoo, 4001 E. Paisano. Cost: $100 per week; $90 zoo members (includes t-shirt and snacks). Advance registration required. Information: 212-0245 or
  Bird camp is July 31-Aug. 4.
  Reptile camp is Aug. 7-11.

Camp Gan Israel — Chabad Education Center, 6526 Escondido, hosts two-week camps for Jewish youth age 2-12 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Aug. 7-18; with swimming, and other activities to learn about Judaism. Cost: $300 age 5-12; $240 age 2-4. Information: 204-6581.

Cave Climbing Camps — Cave Climbing Co., 113 Executive Center, hosts camps for kids age 7 and older 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Fridays, Aug. 7-11, to learn the basics of rock climbing, and take part on other challenges and activities.  Class sizes limited. Information: 502-0885 or
  Cost: $99 per week; sibling discount offered. Partial week costs are $69 for Monday, Wednesday and Friday; and $49 for Tuesday and Thursday.

Next Level Athletic Camp — Kilo Lift Barbell & Sports Club, 4316 Rosa, hosts the athletic camps for high school athletes 10 a.m. to noon Mondays though Thursdays, through Aug. 11, focusing on agility, explosion training, and proper weight lifting technique. Cost: $50 per week. Information: 307-4860 or

Victory Warriors Drill and Afterschool Academy — Victory Warriors Academy, 9861 Dyer #12, hosts its summer camps a.m. to 1:30 p.m. through Aug. 11 for age 6-11 at its new address at 9861 Dyer,  #10-12, with USDA meals and snacks, cooking, arts and crafts, games, reading camp, friendship and more. Extended hours 2 to 5 p.m. Cost: $50 per week; $10 registration fee. Hourly rate: $5; Family rate: $170 per month. Registration: 751-6399.

El Paso Stars and Rockin' Jump Summer Camps — Stars Haven Volleyball Academy and new basketball camps team up with Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park for summer camps Mondays though Fridays, through Aug. 18. Volleyball or basketball camps are 7 a.m. to noon, followed by time at Rockin’ Jump (lunch provided). Cost: $175 per week or $300 bi-weekly. Information: 585-1080 or