Camps

Camp Headwaters

Our summer camps have a variety of programming to provide fun, safe, adventurous, and enriching experiences for your children from 18 months to 18 years this summer. 

Spread between two campuses, our summer camps range from enriching play on the Springs Campus to adventure camps for older students on the River Campus. 
Our camps are designed to inspire students to be Peacemakers, Advocates, Creators, and Thinkers.

Non-Headwaters students are welcome!

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  • Camp Headwaters: Springs Campus (18 months-9 years)

    Get your “passports” ready and join us for a worldwide adventure, as Camp Headwaters takes a journey around our amazing planet, Earth! Steeped in art, natural science, geography and cultural study, we will explore the wondrous world in which we live!

    These camps are for children aged 18 months to 9 years. Camps will be held at Headwaters School’s Springs Campus located at 6305 Manchaca Rd., Austin, TX 78745.

    Weekly camps are from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. starting from June 3 through August 16. 
    • Early Arrival Care begins at 7:45 a.m.
    • Extended Care until 5:30 p.m.
    Camp Headwaters offers the following camps at the Springs Campus:
    • 18 months-3 years
      • $400.00 per week
      • Available to currently enrolled Headwaters students only.
    • 3-5 years 
      • $275.00 per week
      • Open to all children!
    • 5-9 years
      • $325 per week
      • For currently enrolled Headwaters students, alumni, or siblings.
    • Strong & Mighty Girls Camp
      • June 17-21
      • Girls ages 3-6 9:30-10am, Girls ages 7-9 10:00- 10:30
      • Cost $75
    Want a physical activity for your girl this summer that incorporates mind as well as body? This half hour, 5 day camp will focus on basic Taekwondo skills, self-discipline, a strong and mighty attitude, and most importantly, FUN! Your girl will work on learning the strength in her own body and how to safely use it. As a life long martial artist, national and international competitor, the impact this has had on my life as a girl and now woman, is priceless. Encourage your girl to join us and become strong and mighty!
    Instructor: Lorena German- Two Time Taekwondo National Champion in Dominican Republic, State Champion in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Virginia, and U.S. Open competitor, and Headwaters Guide.


    Click Here to Sign-Up Today!

    Email questions to Summer Camp Manager Lexi Diamond at camp@headwaters.org.
  • Camp Headwaters: River Campus (8-18 years)

    This summer, the River Campus (807 Rio Grande St.) is hosting Camp Headwaters with a variety of programming to provide fun, safe, adventurous, and enriching experiences for your children. 

    With a variety of camps that can best be described as passion projects from our expert guides, each camp echoes the Purpose and Promise of our school and is designed to inspire students to live our PACT and be Peacemakers, Advocates, Creators, and Thinkers.

    Sign-ups at this link.

    Weekly camps start Monday, June 3 with sessions continuing until Friday, August 2 with various offerings. All camps are $400 per session. 

    If you have any questions, reach out to rivercamps@headwaters.org.
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Camps Hosted at Headwaters

Headwaters School also rents out to space to programs offering camps. These are not sponsored by Headwaters School, however, there are some great options to sign up for!

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  • Camp Cyan

    Camp Cyan is a Creative and Critical Thinking Summer Camp. They provide six weeks of summer camp spread over June, July and August for elementary age kids 6-10 years old. At Camp Cyan, their camps are focussed on the all‐round development of the child. In all camps, they strive to provide a balance of creative and critical thinking skills. With their diverse projects on art, robotics, fabrics, up-cycling, STEAM and coding, children have fun while learning in the creative process. All projects have real‐world applications designed to nurture the analytical mind. Camp Cyan fits very well at Headwaters. Their mission is to provide an all-around educational summer camp to kids with a focus on building a community that nurtures and supports each member. 
  • Girls Make Games

    Learn how to design and program your own video game! Camp participants learn the fundamentals of game development while working in teams to create fully functional game.
    • Age groups: 8-11 & 12-17
    • 2019 Dates: July 8-26, Mon to Fri
    • Hours: 10am-4pm (extended care 8:30a-530p)
    • 3 week session: $1200
    • Sign up here. 
  • Launch Coding Camp

    We Make Coding Fun For Kids Ages 8-14

    These students learn basic to advanced computer and programming skills, giving them 21st century tools for creative expression. Their in-person instruction program provides a collaborative and inclusive environment to launch your child ahead with the skills and habits of mind needed in the age of technology. Based in of Austin, TX. Through their hybrid learning model, they are able to combine the best parts of online and in-person learning while avoiding the pitfalls of each. 

    At Launch, students work at their own pace using a flipped learning model with one-on-one in person support and projects. Childhood should be a time of exploration and growth for students. Launch provides structure and guidance in a fun yet challenging collaborative environment. Teachers will make computer science engaging and accessible to students. The flipped learning model enables advanced students to learn as their own pace. They can complete the exercises and practices required to understand the concepts and skills quickly, and thrive using new knowledge and creativity in creating their own programs.

    Courses include:
    • Minecraft & LUS Game Design $299
    • Robotics & Internet of Things Using Arduino $299
    • Junior Coding & Robotics with Sphero & Make Makey $299
    • Android App Development with MIT App Inventor
    Ages: 5-15, vary per course
    Sign Up: https://www.launchafterschool.com/locations/headwaters-school
  • Host a Camp at Headwaters

    Headwaters School also rents out to space to programs offering camps. These are not sponsored by Headwaters School.

    If you are interested in renting space to run your own camp, please see our FAQs page for details, rates, and more.

Camp Headwaters: Mid-Year

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  • Mid-Year Camps for Primary (3-5 years)

    We are excited to be offering mid-year camps during the upcoming holidays and school breaks. These camps are for Primary-age children (Headwaters or friends!) from 3-5 years. Camps will be  hosted at the Springs Campus with Headwaters guides and substitutes. Camp will start at 8:30 AM and end at 3:00 PM, unless otherwise noted below. See the sessions for pricing. 
    • Session 1 - Thanksgiving Week: November 19-21 (ends at 12:00 PM Wednesday 11/21) $150
    • Session 2 - Winter Break Day Camp: December 21 $80
    • Session 3 - Winter Break: December 26-28 $200
    • Session 4 - Spring Break: March 18-22 $300
    Register at this link. We can't wait to see you! 
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Springs Campus

18 months to Pre-K
6305 Manchaca Rd.
Austin, TX 78745
Phone: 512-443-8843

Creek Campus

Elementary School
9607 Brodie Ln.
Austin, TX 78748
Phone: 512-804-2708
Fax: 512-628-4810

River Campus

Middle & High School
807 Rio Grande St.
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-480-8142
Fax: 512-480-0278