Haslet, Texas is home to Taylor Morrison’s newest property, Caraway Community.
Located just 20 miles north of Ft. Worth and 45 minutes from downtown Dallas via I30, Haslet has all the perks of big city life without actually living in the confines of city limits.
Since summer is on its way, many parents in Haslet are presently looking for opportunities to both educate and entertain their children.
With Ft. Worth and Dallas being so close, the Haslet area has plenty of summer camps to keep children of all ages busy.
Here are some of our top picks.
Right in Haslet
Parents looking for something nearby love Make Your Mark at Xplor of Sendera Ranch Summer Camp. With hours that run from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm Monday through Friday, this camp program is an all-day experience that working parents really appreciate.
The camp lasts for 12 weeks and features a new theme every week. With daily activities like digital vision, master maker, game changer, and invention convention, campers never get bored.
Families can pick which weeks to attend, or register for all twelve.
Try the Y
In northern Ft. Worth is Northpark YMCA. Just fifteen minutes south of Haslet, this Y is well known for its year-round fitness classes and sports programs. Northpark YMCA also offers a full day summer camp program that runs from 7 am to 6 pm five days a week.
Campers partake in traditional camp activities like arts and crafts, skits, obstacle courses, challenges, and games. They also build self-confidence by daily swims, as well as playing team sports like basketball, dodgeball, soccer, and baseball.
Y camps are quality summer fun at an institution that’s been trusted for over 160 years.
Spanish Schoolhouse camps entertain and educate children ages 3 through 8, and provide a fully immersive cultural experience that doesn’t require leaving town.
Campers learn the Spanish language as they rotate through hands-on activities like sports, games, science, music, art, and cooking. There’s a new theme every week, and campers partake in cultural activities and special activities that correlate to each week’s theme.
Camp is open weekdays from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm, and both full and part-time programs are available.
D-Bat Keller has weekly sports camps that run throughout the summer. Located just down the road from Haslet in Keller, TX, this camp makes refining baseball skills a fun-filled experience. Let their team of coaches and experts help your child field, hit and throw like a pro. With indoor and outdoor practice facilities, camp is never canceled for being rained out. Sports camp runs from 9 am to 2 pm, Monday through Friday.
Try the Arts
Have a budding artist in your family? If so, then Pickled Picasso might be the perfect pick. This art studio offers Lil’ Peeps Picasso Art Camp for students in kindergarten through the eighth grade. Themes vary from Reach for the Stars to Under the Sea.
Each day, your child will learn techniques used by master artists while working on their own paintings and craft projects. This Monday through Friday program runs from 12 to 3 pm, and also offers options for transportation.
Families can try it for a day, or sign up for a full week for a discount.
Want It All?
Looking for a summer camp that has it all? If so, check out the Children’s Learning Adventure in Keller, TX is the camp.
This camp lets campers explore cooking, coding, math, science, sports, and the arts. Kids can even produce their own stage performance or film a newscast segment. Open 6 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday, this camp gives campers a full day of action-packed fun and learning.
Time on the Trail
When people think of Texas, they think of cowboys on horses. Now your child can live out the dream of being on horseback at the Agave Hurricane Trail Company summer camp.
Campers spend the week learning the basics of horse care, including grooming and feeding.
They also learn to understand the actions of a horse, and then take their new skills out on the trail to experience riding in the open with the wind in their hair. The end of camp includes a barbeque and an opportunity for campers to show their families what they have learned.
Martial arts teach focus, responsibility, and character.
So, what does a martial arts camp do?
It adds in a ton of fun!
At J. Tiger Martial Arts camp, students spend the day learning skills that promote coordination, balance, and self-defense, which is interspersed with games, crafts, and field trips to local museums and places of interest.
If your child loves American Ninja Warrior or the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, this camp may be the perfect choice.
Need Time Away?
Families that are looking for overnight or sleep- faway camps will love Camp Olympia. This treasure is located in Trinity, right on Lake Livingston. Campers enjoy traditional camp activities like canoeing, fishing, golfing, and horseback riding.
And of course, there are the summer camp team competitions. With no outside technology allowed at camp, campers also actively participate in the nightly evening entertainment.
Dance All Summer
If your little one can’t help but move to the music, then consider camp at Studio One Dance Center. These 4-day camps feature a mix of arts, crafts, reading, and of course, lots of fun learning new dance moves.
Running 10 am to noon Monday through Thursday, your dancer can burn off some serious energy while making new friends who share similar interests.
Close to Camp
While your little ones are busy at camp, stop by for a tour of the newest housing community in Haslet, Texas.
Taylor Morrison’s Caraway Community is complete with a 1.5-acre community clubhouse facility that features comfy lounge areas and a resort style pool. And our homesites are large enough for spacious, open concept homes with lots of storage and garages that can hold 3 to 4 cars. So what are you waiting for?
Get carried away at Caraway.