During the summer months, keep your child busy by enrolling him in a program offered in your community. The cities of Wylie and Sachse offer a wide variety of summer programs for your children. Get your child involved in a summer reading program, enroll her in camp to learn about horses or take advantage of a sports camp that piques your child's interests.
Children ages 6 to 14 are eligible to enroll in a summer camp at Capricorn Equestrian. The week-long camp sessions will introduce your child to basic care of horses and riding. He will learn about safety, grooming, saddling and bridling -- essential skills to have when caring for a horse. Campers will get two horseback riding lessons per day. Other activities such as games and costume contests take place during the week.
Martial arts and dance camps are offered during the summer months for children who want to improve their skills or learn something new. Wylie Karate hosts summer day camps for kids with a wide variety of themes. Enroll in the circus camp that focuses on flexibility, balance and falling techniques or the fearsome feet camp that focuses on power, agility and balance. Advanced camps are offered to students who wish to pursue a black belt. Summer camps at K.C.’s Dance and Cheer Center are appropriate for children ages 4 to 10. The four-day camps start at 9 a.m. and lasts until 1 p.m. Each week has a different theme such as spirit week or beach party.
The Wylie Mutiny Futbol Club hosts summer training programs for children ages 4 to 16. The program is open to Mutiny and non-Mutiny members. Stretch-and-Grow -- an international company dedicated to children’s fitness -- hosts summer programs at schools in Wylie and Sachse for children ages 4 to 12. The camps are designed to provide kids with hands-on experience and skills training in an assortment of sports activities. The eight-week sports clinics introduce children to soccer, baseball, basketball, football, and track and field.
Children ages 6 to 12 are eligible for enrollment in the Bearfoot Lodge Summer Camp, which introduces a wide variety of activities throughout the summer. Campers take part in sports, drama, science, outdoor, cooking and water fun activities. The Friends of the Sachse Public Library host a summer reading program to keep your child's mind active during the summer months. The program is open to children in preschool up to 12 years old. Teen programs are available separately. To participate, parents can pick up the reading log at the Sachse Public Library for their children to record their progress. At the end of summer, an awards ceremony will take place.
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