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Camp Descriptions

McKinney ISD is excited to offer summer enrichment camps, conducted by MISD teachers for children in kindergarten through 5th grade. A variety of fun and engaging camps will be offered for 5 weeks, June 3, 2024 – July 12, 2024. You do not have to be a resident of McKinney or a student in McKinney ISD to attend camps.

Grades K - 1

Space Camp

The sky is the limit! Students will be exploring hands-on activities in our discovery of the mysteries of space. Campers will go on a discovery of constellations, planets and our moon phases. K Baker

June 3-7 June 24-28 Register Now

Once Upon a Time

In enchanted lands where fairy tales reign, use your imagination and grow your brain! Students will immerse themselves in magical adventures in our summer camp that merges Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math with beloved fairy tales. From making castles high enough for Rapunzel to re-enacting the Three Little Pigs with puppets, students will take part in hands-on activities, including arts and crafts, that build their creativity and logic. H Koonce

June 3-7 June 24-28 Register Now

Garden Explorers Camp!

Are you fascinated by the wonders of nature, particularly the enchanting world of plants and flowers? If so, then Garden Explorers Camp is the perfect destination for you! At Garden Explorers Camp, you'll become a true plant detective, uncovering the secrets hidden within every leaf and petal. From germinating seeds to nurturing sprouts, you'll witness the miracle of growth firsthand as you cultivate your very own plant to take home. But that's just the beginning of our botanical adventure! Prepare to unleash your inner scientist as we dissect flowers and unravel the secrets hidden within their petals and stem. Through engaging experiments and discussions, we'll unravel the mysteries of plant life cycles.In addition to our scientific pursuits, we'll also tap into our creative sides with a variety of plant-themed crafts. From leaf rubbings art to flower crowns and , you'll have the chance to let your imagination flourish and create beautiful mementos of your time in the garden. So, if you're ready to embark on a journey of exploration, discovery, and creativity, join us at Garden Explorers Camp. Let's cultivate a love for nature, nurture our curiosity, and watch our appreciation for plants and flowers blossom like never before! M Mummey

June 3-7 June 10-14 June 17-21 Register Now

Grades K - 2

Magic Kingdom Adventure Camp

Campers will embark on a thrilling journey through various themed activities that bring the magic of Disney to life. From arts and crafts that let their creativity soar to exciting outdoor adventures that mirror the spirit of classic Disney tales. Every moment is infused with joy, wonder, and the spirit of friendship. M Cannon

June 17-21 June 24-28 July 8-12 Register Now

Creative Kids Camp

Calling all campers who have a creative imagination, enjoy arts and crafts, and love to build things with their hands. Some of our fun-filled stations will include: Brain Flakes, Magnetic Tiles, Lincoln Logs, and some cool arts and crafts. Don’t miss out on this fun, indoor camping experience! T Johnson

June 3-7 June 10-14 June 17-21 June 24-28 July 8-12 Register Now

Craft Corner

Get those creative juices flowing and growing. We will create fun projects each day. Crafts that you can create at home with your family and friends, too. We will be painting, drawing, making friendship bracelets, tie-dye, slime and many more wacky creations. Let's share our creative abilities with each other. Let's have fun in the crafty corner! E Diaz

June 3-7 June 10-14 Register Now

Wild Adventures

Get ready for an unforgettable journey filled with exciting activities, captivating crafts, and endless fun with animals! If you love arts and crafts and you love animals, this is definitely the camp for you. M Torres

June 3-7 June 10-14 June 17-21 June 24-28 July 8-12 Register Now

Story Surfers

Ready to ride the waves of fiction? Dive into Story Surfers camp and meet all the fun, adventurous and mysterious characters of summer. We will surf through many stories, create crafts, snacks and knick knacks to take home with us to remember all of the gnarly fun we had exploring stories! M Bennett

June 10-14 June 17-21 June 24-28 July 8-12 Register Now

Kids in Motion

Get ready for an action-packed adventure at our Kids in Motion Camp! For five thrilling days, unleash the energy of your 1st and 2nd graders with hours of non-stop fun each day. From relay races to games, our camp is a playground of excitement and laughter. Let your little ones dive into a world of teamwork, sportsmanship, and endless joy as they conquer challenges and make memories that will last a lifetime. Join us for the ultimate summer experience where every day is a new game to play and a new friend to meet! Kenealey / Hill

June 3-7 June 24-28 Register Now

Grades K - 3

Down on the Farm

Ready to join the crop for a harvest of fun? Come join us at our Down on the Farm camp where we will be exploring agriculture-related topics! We will plant summer seeds, create crafts, snacks, and bird feeders to take home with us to remember all of the fun we had learning about plants, food, and animals! C Gabriel

June 3-7 June 10-14 June 17-21 June 24-28 July 8-12 Register Now

Out of this World Art

Blast off this summer to an out of this world art adventure. Have fun creating art, playing games, and learning galactic facts about outer space.T Kincaid

June 3-7 June 10-14 June 24-28 Register Now

Seas the Day

Get ready to dive into an awesome aquatic adventure! Let your imagination swim wild as we explore marine life and the underwater wonders of the deep blue sea. We’ll make a splash with arts and crafts, from making fin-tastic fishy friends out of recycled materials to designing our very own creative creatures! Put on your snorkel as we immerse ourselves in the sunlit surface to the mysterious depths of the abyss. Don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty, or at least a little sandy, with hands-on exploration and engaging experiments. There’s something for every budding marine biologist as we Seas the Day! R Richardson

June 10-14 June 17-21 June 24-28 July 8-12 Register Now

Grades K - 5


Make your school break anything but boring by exploring destinations around the world without the hustle and bustle of traveling. Students will get their passports stamped at each destination spot while creating fun memories with new friends. They will enjoy vacation style games and activities such as treasure hunts, building camping forts, arts & crafts, and scrapbooking about all the places they will travel. T Gomez

June 3-7 June 10-14 June 17-21 June 24-28 July 8-12 Register Now

Grades 1 - 3

Exploration of Music

An exploration of music camp offers a range of music-related activities such as instrument lessons, ensemble playing, basic music theory and reading, songwriting workshops and performance opportunities. The goal of music camp is to help participants develop a love for music, improve their technical abilities, and gain confidence in their musical abilities through collaboration. It can be a great way for individuals to explore their musical interests, make new friends, and have fun while developing their musical abilities. A Johnson

June 3-7 June 10-14 Register Now

Grades 1 - 4

Fairy Tech Quest

Embark on an enchanting journey, where imagination meets innovation! Dive into the magical realm of fairy tales as students take on captivating challenges designed to ignite their creativity and problem-solving skills. Our Engineering bins provide hands-on, interactive experiences that seamlessly blend constructing projects with fun. Campers will unlock the secrets of color coding with the help of Ozobots, tiny robots that make coding a breeze. These pint-sized tech wonders will turn the world of colors into a canvas of possibilities. But the adventure doesn't end there – students will be transported to new dimensions through virtual reality on exciting discovery trips. Explore distant lands, unravel mysteries, and witness the wonders in a way that feels like magic. Join us for a summer filled with learning, laughter, and limitless possibilities! C Walker

June 3-7 June 10-14 June 17-21 June 24-28 July 8-12 Register Now

Grades 1 - 5

Make & Bake

Get ready to unleash your creativity ! We are going to have so much fun making and baking delicious cookies of all kinds and even DIY shrinky dinks! Come join us in making the most unique goodies! S Ahn

June 3-7 June 10-14 June 17-21 June 24-28 Register Now

Grades 2 - 3

Cardboard Sculpture Class

Unleash Your Creativity! Join our Cardboard Sculpture Class for an unforgettable journey into the world of 3D art. Dive into the joy of crafting, transform ordinary cardboard into extraordinary masterpieces, and let your imagination run wild! Reserve your spot now for a sculpt-tastic experience that's both thrilling and fun! D Vicaino

June 3-7 June 10-14 June 17-21 June 24-28 July 8-12 Register Now

Grades 2 - 5

STEM Explorers

Get ready to spark curiosity and fuel innovation at our STEM-tastic Camp! Join us for an electrifying adventure where Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math collide with hands-on experiments, cutting-edge challenges, and a whole lot of fun. Dive into a world of discovery, where every question leads to an exciting exploration. At STEM Camp, we're not just learning; we're unleashing the next generation of innovators, problem-solvers, and tech wizards. From Brainomotry puzzles to Motioneering and Bridge Building. Come be a part of a summer where learning is an adventure and the future is built by you. STEM Explorers – Where Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math meet limitless possibilities! B Lewis

June 3-7 June 10-14 June 17-21 June 24-28 July 8-12 Register Now

Grades 3 - 4

Code Name: B.R.I.C.K.S

Do you like to build? Do you like to create? Do you like to use your imagination? Do you like everything Legos? Well, I have the summer camp for you…B.R.I.C.K.S. is a start to stop Lego experience. The campers will be building kits with instructions, creating masterpieces of their imagination during free build time and even making their creations come to life with a little stop-motion movie making. There is even time to play some Lego themed games. Something for every builder, creating summer fun brick by brick. J Divoky

June 3-7 June 17-21 Register Now

PE Games Galore

Description: Embark on an epic journey of fun and games at PE Games Galore, the ultimate summer camp for 3rd and 4th graders! Dive into five days of thrilling adventures, where each day brings hours of heart-pumping action. From classic favorites to exciting twists on old-school favorites, our camp is a paradise for game enthusiasts. Let your kids unleash their competitive spirit, hone their skills, and forge lifelong friendships through teamwork and camaraderie. Join us for an unforgettable summer where every moment is filled with laughter, excitement, and endless possibilities. Get ready to play, compete, and triumph at PE Games Galore! Kenealey/Hill

June 10-14 July 8-12 Register Now

Grades 3 - 5

Harry Potter

Join us in the Wizarding World of Hogwarts. Find out which house you belong to while you compete to win the House Cup. We will spend the week with magical stem activities, crafts and plenty of competition to keep you excited. Find your inner wizard! E Botello

June 3-7 June 17-21 July 8-12 Register Now

Cookie Palooza

Learn the basics of cookie decorating! You’ll learn recipes for cut-out sugar cookies, royal icing basics, color mixing, decorating techniques and so much more. Get ready to wow your friends and family with your new skills. Be sure to bring your creativity and enthusiasm for all things cookies! M Dumas

June 3-7 June 10-14 June 17-21 Register Now

Superstars Soccer Camp

Gooaaalll! Come step on to the pitch, and take your summer to the next level at Superstars Soccer Camp. At Superstars Soccer Camp you can show off and improve your skills on the pitch with scrimmages, penalty shootouts, and skills competitions. Dive into the world of professional soccer, as we take a look at some of the game's greatest players, from past to present, like Pele, Maradona, Ronaldo, Messi, and Mbappe. We have all heard of Real Madrid and Manchester United, but it's time for a new club to arrive on the scene. Put your soccer knowledge to the test by creating your own ultimate team of your favorite players, design a team crest, jersey, and stadium. Are you good with words? Well, then try your hand at becoming a soccer commentator! The World Cup may not be here until 2026, but the Superstars Soccer Camp has all your soccer needs covered this year! Don't let the keeper block your shot at having the best time ever this summer, and sign up for Superstars Soccer Camp! T Gillett

June 3-7 June 10-14 June 17-21 June 24-28 July 8-12 Register Now

Craft Corner

Get those creative juices flowing and growing. We will create fun projects each day. Crafts that you can create at home with your family and friends, too. We will be painting, drawing, making friendship bracelets, tie-dye, slime and many more wacky creations. Let's share our creative abilities with each other. Let's have fun in the crafty corner! A Mays

June 3-7 June 10-14 Register Now

Minute To Win It Olympics

An action-packed and thrilling adventure where every minute counts. This camp is designed to ignite excitement, foster teamwork, and challenge young minds in a series of engaging and hilarious minute-long challenges. We will begin the week engaging in challenges and by the end of the week students will have the opportunity to create and plan a Minute to Win It game with a partner or team using a variety of supplies. On the final day, these challenges will be brought to life as other classmates try to use their gaming skills to beat the clock and win the peer designed Minute To Win It games! L Mazziotti

June 17-21 June 24-28 July 8-12 Register Now

Pokemon Art Camp

We will be exploring all creative things within the Pokemon world. We’ll create clay Pokemon sculptures, paint and design our own Pokemon trading cards and have a blast with our Pokemon imagination. Come join us and let's catch them all! D Nguyen

June 10-14 June 17-21 June 24-28 Register Now

Escape Room

Get ready for the coolest adventure ever – It's like being a real-life superhero or detective. Imagine stepping into a magical world full of pirates, dinosaurs, or even outer space! You and your friends will have to solve puzzles, find hidden treasures, and use your super-smart brains to unlock secrets and escape the room. Are you up for a challenge in the Enchanted Forest? Solve fairy-tale puzzles and discover magical creatures! Or maybe you want to become a Space Explorer, fixing a spaceship and zooming back to Earth. If dinosaurs are your thing, embark on a Dino Discovery Hunt – but be quick before they wake up! Train to be a superhero, go on a time-traveling adventure, or become a wizard casting spells to escape. Dive into an underwater world, explore the jungle on an Animal Safari, or fix toys in the Toy Factory. So, gather your buddies, put on your adventure hats, and let the fun begin! Our Kid's Escape Room is where excitement and mystery meet, and you get to be the hero of your very own story. Are you ready to escape and make awesome memories? Let's do this!" J Skelton

June 3-7 June 17-21 June 24-28 July 8-12 Register Now

3D Printing and Design

Come learn the basics of Tinkercad (or expand your expertise, if already familiar), an online tool for designing 3D objects! Campers will explore how to design their own objects from scratch, how to modify existing 3D models, and be given a series of design challenges. Each day they will receive a 3D printed object to take home, including objects of their own design by the end of the week! R Sneller

June 3-7 June 24-28 July 8-12 Register Now

Destination: Out of this World

Lets explore the depths of outer space and all the planets. Different measuring activities, crafts specific to each planet and create your very own makeshift solar system. J Bennett

June 3-7 June 10-14 June 24-28 Register Now

Grades 4 - 5

Truth Sleuth Academy

Greetings, future truth sleuths! Embark on an adventure into the intriguing world of cryptography, where secret codes and hidden messages await your keen intellect. Learn the art of decoding, encryption, and sending covert messages using the latest spy techniques such as ciphers. It's mornings filled with brain-teasing challenges that will leave you with a sense of accomplishment and a mind sharper than ever while also deciding what to choose as your disguise. J Connolly

June 10-14 June 24-28 Register Now

Let’s Get Moving

Step into the world of active fun and excitement at Let's Get Moving, the ultimate summer camp designed for 4th and 5th graders! Join us for five action-packed days, each filled with hours of non-stop movement and adventure. From high-energy relay races to challenging games, our camp is a playground of endless possibilities. Get ready to unleash your inner athlete as you dive into a variety of sports and fitness activities tailored to inspire and engage. Whether it's mastering new skills, building teamwork, or simply having a blast, Let's Get Moving is the perfect place to make memories and friendships that last a lifetime. Come join the fun and let's make this summer one to remember! Kenealey/HIll

June 17-21 Register Now


Do you love digital art? If the answer is yes, this is the right place for you! If the answer is no, this is also the right place for you because you will be able to expand your creative method by exploring the digital world of art. With the fast changing technology, digital art has become an inevitable part of our lives. Join us to learn about various forms of digital art and the tools you need to create them. Instructor K Oh

June 3-7 June 10-14 Register Now

Around the World in 5 Days

Grab your passports as we take a trip around the world to explore and taste authentic foods, learn common phrases from different languages, listen/dance to popular music across the world, and much more. S Young, M Sanderson, D Frizelle

June 3-7 June 10-14 June 17-21 June 24-28 July 8-12 Register Now

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