Summer Camps

Challenge Island Camps-Summer 2020 registering now, scroll down for details

(MLK, Presidents Day and Spring Break Camps)

Presidents Day – 2/17 half day or full day

Spring Break

PISD/FISD  Spring Break 3/9 – 3/13

3/9-3/13:  4yo – 6yo from 9am – 1pm  ($200)

3/9-3/13:  7yo – 12yo from 9am – 1pm  ($200)

late stay for kids 3/9-3/13 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm  ($100)

RISD Spring Break 3/16 – 3/20

3/16-3/20: 4yo – 6yo from 9am – 1pm  ($200)

3/16-3/20:  7yo – 12yo from 9am – 1pm  ($200)

late stay for kids 3/16-3/20 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm  ($100)

Challenge Island Summer Camps 2020

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Camps Cost: $200/week from 9am – 1pm.  Aftercare available until 4pm at an addtl cost $100/wk(must be registered in morning session)

Two age groups:  PreK – entering 1st grade and entering 2nd – entering 6th grade.
Themes change each week.

Scroll to the bottom for general camp information.

Dates,Rates, Times and Themes: 4 yo – 6 yo (Pre-K – entering 1st grade)

Dates,Rates, Times and Themes: 4 yo – 6 yo (Pre-K – entering 1st grade)

Week 1 – 6/1 – 6/5 Cross Country Road Trip Camp-Pack your suitcases for a cross-country STEAM adventure!  You and your tribe will play and engineer your way from sea to shining sea:  From the Statue of Liberty to Yosemite; from the Colorado Rockies to the Hawaiian Volcanoes; from the Great Lakes to the Golden Gate Bridge; From the theme parks of Orlando to the red carpets of Hollywood. This imagination-fueled engineering-filled excursion across the USA promises to have campers smiling from coast to coast.

Register for Week 1 After Care – CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE MORNING PROGRAM TO REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE!  If you would like to register for the afternoon time only, fee will be $200.  After Care runs from 1pm – 4pm, daily, after camp.  Kids will have snack, free time, a bit of relax time and do some extra challenges.

Week 2 – 6/8 – 6/12 Super Shero/Super Hero Camp-Wham! Bam! Pow! Kaboom!  Calling all Super STEAM Kids to a high-flying Challenge Island® experience! You and your tribe will channel your extraordinary powers into a universe of challenges inspired by your favorite Super STEAM Hero and SHe-ro characters.  This Incredible camp promises to be a Super-Duper and unforgettable adventure for every boy and girl!

Register for Week 2 After Care – CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE MORNING PROGRAM TO REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE!  If you would like to register for the afternoon time only, fee will be $200.  After Care runs from 1pm – 4pm, daily, after camp.  Kids will have snack, free time, a bit of relax time and do some extra challenges.

Week 3 – 6/15 – 6/19 Mini STEAMinions Camp-If you go bananas over little yellow creatures wearing gogglesthis camp is the spot for you!  You and your tribe will take on a world of evilly delightful challenges from building a STEAMion lab to designing your very own Super STEAMland Amusement Park.  This kids’ choice Challenge Island® adventure promises to make you smile!

Register for Week 3 After Care – CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE MORNING PROGRAM TO REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE!  If you would like to register for the afternoon time only, fee will be $200.  After Care runs from 1pm – 4pm, daily, after camp.  Kids will have snack, free time, a bit of relax time and do some extra challenges.

Week 4 – 6/22 – 6/26 Polynesian Camp- Calling all adventurous boys, girls, and demi-gods to an action-packed voyage through the ancient South Pacific. You and your tribe will take on a boatload of Oceanic STEAM challenges from battling enormous sea creatures to navigating treacherous underworlds to erupting fiery volcanic spirits. This unforgettable Challenge Island® camp promises to hook and steal the heart of every Polynesian Princess fan.

Register for Week 4 After Care – CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE MORNING PROGRAM TO REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE!  If you would like to register for the afternoon time only, fee will be $200.  After Care runs from 1pm – 4pm, daily, after camp.  Kids will have snack, free time, a bit of relax time and do some extra challenges.

Week 5 – 6/29 – 7/3 American Girls and DollsYou and your favorite 18-inch companion will take an unforgettable romp through the ages with historical dolls and other favorite doll friends. From Groovy Day to Victorian Day to Spa Day to every delightful day in between, you and your tribe will dream, design, build and imagine a one-of-a-kind world created just for girls and dolls.

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Week 5 – Mine Island Camp-Grab your pickaxe and dig in the most exciting summer camp on the block! We’ll swap computers for creativity and keyboards for ingenuity and imagination as our STEAM-sational tribes teleport into action-packed Mine Island© hotspots. It’s no wonder our massively popular Mine Island Camp© is a Challenge Island®  kids’ choice favorite!

Register for Week 5 After Care – CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE MORNING PROGRAM TO REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE!  If you would like to register for the afternoon time only, fee will be $200.  After Care runs from 1pm – 4pm, daily, after camp.  Kids will have snack, free time, a bit of relax time and do some extra challenges.

Week 6 – 7/6 – 7/10 Emoji Camp-©  Challenge Island® Kids 😍 Emojis and we 😍 Challenge Island® Kids, so we created an action-packed camp that turns those cute little yellow faces into action packed STEAM adventures!  From Silly Emoji Day to Scary Emoji Day™ to Sunglasses Cool Emoji Day, our Emoji-neering© tribes will cry tears of joy as they ride their unicorns into an emoji-inspired world they will never forget.

Register for Week 6 After Care – CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE MORNING PROGRAM TO REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE!  If you would like to register for the afternoon time only, fee will be $200.  After Care runs from 1pm – 4pm, daily, after camp.  Kids will have snack, free time, a bit of relax time and do some extra challenges.

Week7 – 7/13 – 7/17 Frostbitten Camp-Glide on over to the coolest camp in town where you’ll take a STEAMtastic journey through CI’s Winter Wonderland!  Your icy adventure will include designing and decking out your very own ice palace (where you and your tribe can chillax) and using cool science to make frosty slime and frozen treats! This super cool camp is a not-to-be missed adventure for every frostbitten fan!

Register for Week 7 After Care – CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE MORNING PROGRAM TO REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE!  If you would like to register for the afternoon time only, fee will be $200.  After Care runs from 1pm – 4pm, daily, after camp.  Kids will have snack, free time, a bit of relax time and do some extra challenges.

Week 8 – 7/20 – 7/24 Slimetopia Camp-Because you can never have enough slime! Introducing a brand new ooey, gooey, squishy, squashy slime-drenched camp extravaganza!  Learn the science behind the slime while you make at least 10 different kinds of the addictively playful polymer: From butter to bubble; from crunchy to munchy; from fluffy to floamy – we’ve got you and your tribe covered (in slime, that is!).  Don’t miss out on this Challenge Island Bestselling Camp!

Register for Week 8 After Care – CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE MORNING PROGRAM TO REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE!  If you would like to register for the afternoon time only, fee will be $200.  After Care runs from 1pm – 4pm, daily, after camp.  Kids will have snack, free time, a bit of relax time and do some extra challenges.

Week9 – 7/27 – 7/24 STEAM Across the Galaxy Camp-3…2…1 Blastoff! You and a tribeful of astronaut friends will create your own Mission Control Station and soar through the universe.   You’ll learn the spectacular science of space while taking on a galaxy of cosmically cool challenges – from Rocket Launch Day to Planets Day to Aliens Day to Sun, Moon, and Stars Day to our Intergalactic STEAM Wars Day.  Don’t miss out on this out of this world Challenge Island adventure!

Register for Week 9 After Care – CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE MORNING PROGRAM TO REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE!  If you would like to register for the afternoon time only, fee will be $200.  After Care runs from 1pm – 4pm, daily, after camp.  Kids will have snack, free time, a bit of relax time and do some extra challenges.

Week 10 – 8/3 – 8/7 Extreme STEAM Sports Edition-Calling all All-Star kids to a spectacular sports-themed STEAM adventure!  You and your tribe will have a ball learning the science behind the world’s most popular sports while engineering an entire island of team and extreme sporting events: From soccer to sky diving; from baseball to bungee jumping; from skateboarding to snowboarding; from football to the Olympic Games. An indoor camp with outdoor spirit, our Xtreme STEAM Sports adventure promises to score big with every boy and girl!

Register for Week 10 After Care – CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE MORNING PROGRAM TO REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE!  If you would like to register for the afternoon time only, fee will be $200.  After Care runs from 1pm – 4pm, daily, after camp.  Kids will have snack, free time, a bit of relax time and do some extra challenges.

PARENTS-SIGN YOUR CHILDREN UP BY THE GRADE (AGE) THEY WILL BE FOR FALL 2020!

Dates,Rates, Times and Themes: 7 yo – 12 yo (Entering 2nd – 6th)

Week 1 – 6/1 – 6/5 Cross Country Road Trip Pack your suitcases for a cross-country STEAM adventure!  You and your tribe will play and engineer your way from sea to shining sea:  From the Statue of Liberty to Yosemite; from the Colorado Rockies to the Hawaiian Volcanoes; from the Great Lakes to the Golden Gate Bridge; From the theme parks of Orlando to the red carpets of Hollywood. This imagination-fueled engineering-filled excursion across the USA promises to have campers smiling from coast to coast.

Register for Week 1 After Care – CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE MORNING PROGRAM TO REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE!  If you would like to register for the afternoon time only, fee will be $200.  After Care runs from 1pm – 4pm, daily, after camp.  Kids will have snack, free time, a bit of relax time and do some extra challenges.

Week 2 – 6/8 – 6/12 Entrepreneur Island Camp- Calling all innovative and inventive kids to an adventure in STEAM and entrepreneurship! You and your tribe will learn the ins and outs of launching your own successful business as you build, design and create brand new stores and associated product lines all week long:  From PIZZApreneur Day to SWEETrepreneur Day to HAUNTrepreneur Day to PETrepreneur Day.  Can you convince the city planners that your tribe’s business belongs in the new Challenge Island Mall? Don’t miss out on this-one-of a kind entrepreneurial experience!

Register for Week 2 After Care – CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE MORNING PROGRAM TO REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE!  If you would like to register for the afternoon time only, fee will be $200.  After Care runs from 1pm – 4pm, daily, after camp.  Kids will have snack, free time, a bit of relax time and do some extra challenges.

Week 3 – 6/15-6/19 STEAM-Warts Camp of Wizards, Spells and Potions- After the spectacular success of our Challenge Island Wizardry Camp©, kids begged for more. So we have brewed up a brand new and magical week of spellbinding adventure! You and your tribe will take a full load of Wizarding Classes from Transfiguration to Flying Broomsticks to Charms and Potions to Magical Beasts.  The STEAMtastic camp will culminate with an enchanted graduation ceremony that your friends and family can attend.

Register for Week 3 After Care – CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE MORNING PROGRAM TO REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE!  If you would like to register for the afternoon time only, fee will be $200.  After Care runs from 1pm – 4pm, daily, after camp.  Kids will have snack, free time, a bit of relax time and do some extra challenges.

Week 4 – 6/22-6/26 Slimetopia I Camp- Our original bestselling slime experience takes kids into a new slime-filled world every day: From alien ooze to ghostly goo to monster muck to lava, too.  New Slime Recipes for summer 2020! No matter how you squish, squeeze or stretch it, this camp promises to be a blockbuster hit!

Register for Week 4 After Care – CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE MORNING PROGRAM TO REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE!  If you would like to register for the afternoon time only, fee will be $200.  After Care runs from 1pm – 4pm, daily, after camp.  Kids will have snack, free time, a bit of relax time and do some extra challenges.

Week 5 – 6/29 – 7/3 American Girls and DollsYou and your favorite 18-inch companion will take an unforgettable romp through the ages with historical dolls and other favorite doll friends. From Groovy Day to Victorian Day to Spa Day to every delightful day in between, you and your tribe will dream, design, build and imagine a one-of-a-kind world created just for girls and dolls.

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Week 5 – Mine Island Camp-Grab your pickaxe and dig in the most exciting summer camp on the block! We’ll swap computers for creativity and keyboards for ingenuity and imagination as our STEAM-sational tribes teleport into action-packed Mine Island© hotspots. It’s no wonder our massively popular Mine Island Camp© is a Challenge Island®  kids’ choice favorite!

Register for Week 5 After Care – CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE MORNING PROGRAM TO REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE!  If you would like to register for the afternoon time only, fee will be $200.  After Care runs from 1pm – 4pm, daily, after camp.  Kids will have snack, free time, a bit of relax time and do some extra challenges.

Week 6 – 7/6-7/10 You Tube Island Camp-Tune into imagination and creativity at Challenge Island’s® Island Tube Camp!  You and your tribe will build your very own studio and take part in a whole haul of super tuber activities: From slime to squishies to science experiments; from vlogs to taste tests to extra exciting challenges: from mystery wheels to parodies to Secret Island Surprise Balls! One of our most “liked” camps, this Kids’ Choice challenge Island adventure gets thumbs up all around!

Register for Week 6 After Care – CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE MORNING PROGRAM TO REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE!  If you would like to register for the afternoon time only, fee will be $200.  After Care runs from 1pm – 4pm, daily, after camp.  Kids will have snack, free time, a bit of relax time and do some extra challenges.

Week 7 – 7/13-7/17 Across the Galaxy Camp-3…2…1 Blastoff! You and a tribeful of astronaut friends will create your own Mission Control Station and soar through the universe.   You’ll learn the spectacular science of space while taking on a galaxy of cosmically cool challenges – from Rocket Launch Day to Planets Day to Aliens Day to Sun, Moon, and Stars Day to our Intergalactic STEAM Wars Day. Don’t miss out on this out of this world Challenge Island adventure!

Register for Week 7 After Care – CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE MORNING PROGRAM TO REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE!  If you would like to register for the afternoon time only, fee will be $200.  After Care runs from 1pm – 4pm, daily, after camp.  Kids will have snack, free time, a bit of relax time and do some extra challenges.

Week 8 – 7/20-7/24 Slimetopia II Camp-Because you can never have enough slime! Introducing a brand new ooey, gooey, squishy, squashy slime-drenched camp extravaganza!  Learn the science behind the slime while you make at least 10 different kinds of the addictively playful polymer: From butter to bubble; from crunchy to munchy; from fluffy to floamy – we’ve got you and your tribe covered (in slime, that is!).  Don’t miss out on this Challenge Island Bestselling Camp!

Register for Week 8 After Care – CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE MORNING PROGRAM TO REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE!  If you would like to register for the afternoon time only, fee will be $200.  After Care runs from 1pm – 4pm, daily, after camp.  Kids will have snack, free time, a bit of relax time and do some extra challenges.

Week 9 – 7/27-7/31 Super SleuthCalling all aspiring detectives to Challenge Island’s® Super Sleuth Camp™. Our eagle-eyed tribes will work together on Top Secret STEAM hunts and challenges while learning how to create exciting escape room puzzles for their friends.  Tribes will create their own escape room hunts for the other tribes to solve!

Register for Week 9 After Care – CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE MORNING PROGRAM TO REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE!  If you would like to register for the afternoon time only, fee will be $200.  After Care runs from 1pm – 4pm, daily, after camp.  Kids will have snack, free time, a bit of relax time and do some extra challenges.

Week 10 – 8/3-8/7 Extreme STEAM Olympic & Sports Edition Camp-Calling all All-Star kids to a spectacular sports-themed STEAM adventure!  You and your tribe will have a ball learning the science behind the world’s most popular sports while engineering an entire island of team and extreme sporting events: From soccer to sky diving; from baseball to bungee jumping; from skateboarding to snowboarding; from football to the Olympic Games. An indoor camp with outdoor spirit, our Xtreme STEAM Sports adventure promises to score big with every boy and girl!

Register for Week 10 After Care – CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE MORNING PROGRAM TO REGISTER FOR AFTER CARE!  If you would like to register for the afternoon time only, fee will be $200.  After Care runs from 1pm – 4pm, daily, after camp.  Kids will have snack, free time, a bit of relax time and do some extra challenges.

General Information:

  • Camps run weekly from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm for $200/wk
  • Aftercare is available from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm for an additional charge of $100/wk.  A $25 non-refundable deposit is needed for registration.
  • Aftercare is only open to students registered in the morning session.
  • To register for camp, a $50 non-refundable deposit is needed for each week of camp registering.  Deposits will be applied to the total cost of the camp.  Payment in full is due two weeks before camp begins.
  • Students should register for the grade they will enter in the fall of 2020.  Children must be 4 years old by the start of camp.  Children will be grouped by grade/age: PreK – entering 1st grade (4-6 years old) and entering 2nd – 6th (7-12 years old)
  • Please send a lunch and water bottle with your camper each day(except pizza day on Friday), Snacks will be provided daily.
  • Special days include:  Wednesday – Water Play and Friday – Pizza Lunch
  • Camps are located at 17630 Davenport (#103 and #104) Dallas 75252.

 

Early bird Discount, register and pay for camp by March 15th to receive 10% off your summer!

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Summer Camps-Away from our North Dallas Location

Our STEAMtastic Challenge Island Camps are the perfect destination for your child during summer vacation and other school breaks! Built around pop culture themes kids love, our Challenge Island camps feel like action-packed vacations in their own right.

  • Our wide array of trademark camp themes include Wizardry Camp, Mindcraft Camp, American Girls and Dolls Camp, Super Hero Camp, Space Wars Camp, Emoji Camp and many more!
  • Campers work together with tribes full of friends who share their passions to create entire worlds built around our exciting pop culture themes.
  • Kids love the positively party-like atmosphere of Challenge Island camps so much that they never seem to notice the critical STEAM/STEM and 21st Century Skills that are tightly woven into each and every Challenge Island Camp adventure.

Children come back again and again to experience the creative magic of Challenge Island camps.

Challenge Island can be found at different camps around the city including:

JCC Dallas, Akiba Academy, Levine Academy, St. Johns Episcopal and more to come!

If you would like us to come to your camp, as a specialist, field trip or for week long programs, contact Tia at tsukenik@challenge-island.com 

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We hope you’ll join us on our next Challenge Island adventure!

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