School is already out for some districts, and others will soon follow. Summer is a time when many kids still need something to do, and there are numerous sports camps available to keep them active instead of just sitting on the couch playing video games.


Nike Basketball Camp at the Gym

Dates: Session I: June 3-6th, Session II: June 811th

Ages: 8-17

Location: 2325 Atascocita 

Cost: $285

Info: 1-800-645-3226

Kelvin Sampson Basketball Camp 

Dates: June 10-13 

Grades: 2-12

Location: Fertitta Center, 3422 Cullen Blvd.

Cost: $325

Info: 713-743-9430 or

T.J. Ford Summer Camp

Dates: June 17-20 

Grades: 3-9 

Location: Austin 

Cost: $250

Info: 281-813-5485

James Harden Basketball Pro Camp 

Dates:  June 20June 21 

Grades: 1-12

Location: M13 Center, 1135 Ella Crossing 

Price: $299

Info: 513-793-2267 


BME Football Camp 

Dates: June 2-Aug. 4 

Grades: 9-12

Location: Redline Athletics, 25133 Lakecrest Manor Drive 

Cost: $250 for 20 sessions 

Info: 832-349-4684 or

Adrian Peterson All Day Elite Camp 

Dates:  June 15-16 

Grades: 1-5

Location: St. Thomas High School, 4500 Memorial 

Cost: $139

Info: 713-322-8005

Whitney Mercilus & Alfred Blue Football Camp

Dates:  June 29-July 2 

Ages: 7-18

Location: Sam Houston State University, Huntsville 

Cost: $690 day campers, $770 overnight campers

Info: 301-575-9400

Contact Football Camp 

Dates: July 8-11

Ages: 8-18

Location: Houston Baptist University, 7502 Fondren 

Cost: $465 day camp, $565 extended, $665 overnight

Info: 1-800-433-6060


Zina Garrison Summer Tennis Camp

Dates: June 17July 5 (session one), July 8-26 (session two)

Ages: 4-18

Location: MacGregor Park, 5225 Calhoun 

Cost: $25 per session  

Info: 281-888-4700 or


Booker T’s ROW Kids Jr. Wrestling Camp

Dates: June 3-7 (session one), July 8-12 (session two), Aug. 5-9 (session three) 

Ages: 8 -15 

Location: World Gym Arena, 10000 Emmett F. Lowry No. 1152, Texas City 

Cost: $200 per session 

Info: 281-993-5321 or

Free activities

The Houston Parks & Recreation Department sponsors a variety of sports and recreation activities to keep kids moving in the summer, including free tennis and swimming lessons and track and field meets. Visit