YPW Science, Technology, Art and Languages Camps

SummerFun

Stay COOL this Summer, Discover Intelligent Fun!

A summer of education and adventure awaits your camper at YPW Camps this Summer.

YPW Summer camps are week-long, hands-on fun camps in Art, Math, Science & Technology, and languages.
Featuring activities for children ages 3 (must be potty trained) – 12.
Camps are held Monday to Friday from 9 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4 pm or 9 am to 4 pm.
For an additional weekly fee, care is available before camp begins each day, from 7 am to 9 am and after camp ends from 4 pm to 6 pm.
Pick and choose to create your own full or half day summer long camp program!
Just send along a nutritious lunch and your camper is ready for a summer to remember.

Camps are in high demand, please register early!

YPW SUMMER 2017 CAMP SCHEDULE

YPW Camps are available all summer from June to August either full or half day.

This year let us customize your child’s summer camp experience!

We can create a summer long special schedule for your camper.
Just fill out this form: http://www.ypwkids.com/specialcampschedule/ and we will email you back a suggested customized summer schedule specially for your camper!

We have new activities and projects for returning campers!

The Summer 2017 selection of action – packed summer camp includes:

Art Camps: Art of the Myth, The Scientific Artist, Mosaics & Sculpture, 3D Design Art Camp, Repurposed Art, Build it Up with Clay
Biology Camps: Surgeons in Training, Be a Pet Vet, Zoo Vets
Chemistry Camps: Tasty Science, Magic Science, Disgusting Science, Surprising Spills and Messes
Geology Camps: Disaster Science
Robotics Camps: Robocamp, Junior Robocamp
Spanish Camps: YPW Spanish Camp, Jugando con el Lenguaje (Playing with Language)
Technology Camps: Engineering FUNdamentals, Green Engineering, Building Bridges
Physics Camps: Rocket Science, Demolition Science, Electrified Energy Camp, The Science of Treasure Hunting
Language Camps: YPW Spanish Day Camp, Jugando con el Lenguaje (Playing with Language)

Sign Up Early, as spaces fill fast!

WHAT TO BRING TO CAMP

Campers bring a healthy lunch and bottle of water every day. Healthy morning and afternoon snacks are supplied.

YPW CAMPS DESCRIPTION & SCHEDULE

We have new activities and projects for returning campers!

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ART AND LANGUAGES
YPW CAMPS DESCRIPTION
Pick & Choose to create either your own full or half day camp
1/2 days available from 9 to 12 or 1 to 4
Full days available from 9 to 4
Full day campers need to bring a sack lunch
Full day campers are supervised during lunch time
Before camp care from 7 to 9 am and after camp care from 4 to 6 pm available
YPW Spanish Camp Ages 3 To 10

WESTLAKE & CENTRAL
June 1–2; June 5–9; June 12–16; June 19–23;June 26–June 30;
July 3, 5–7;July 10–14; July 17-21 ; July 24–28; July 31–August 4;
Aug 7–11 Aug 14-16
Available from 9 to 12 and 1 to 4 and full day 9 to 4 pm
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Summers represent a big opportunity for us to immerse your camper in Spanish, at the same time they are engaged in various activities and having fun.
During the week all of our campers will rotate through the following activities as they are immersed in Spanish:
*Spanish Workshop * Cultural Station
* Field Trips * Team Activities & Games * Banzai Water Slide * Cooking* Technology & Science * Art & Crafts *Theme Days

For more information visit our website:
http://www.ypwkids.com/spanish-day-camp/

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NEW!  Jugando con el Lenguaje – Playing with Language  Grades 1 to 6
WESTLAKE June 5 – 23;
June 26 – 14; July 17 – August 4;
9 to 12 and/or 1 to 4 pm

CENTRAL June 5 – 23;
July 26 – 14; July 17 – August 4;
9 to 12 and/or 1 to 4 pm
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Three-week intensive program for students entering grades 1 to 6.Ven a jugar con nosotros en este campamento de improvisación de inmersión en Español. Gana confianza en tus habilidades como hablante a medida que desarrollas tu presencia escénica y sincronización, así como tu habilidad de tomar riesgos en el escenario. Participa en discusiones lingüísticas sobre cómo expresar diferentes ideas en Español. En este campamento tambien vas a recibir clases de lectura y escritura en Español.
¡La clase culmina con una improvisación teatral en Español!

Come play with us in this Spanish immersion improvisation camp. Gain confidence in your speaking abilities as you develop your stage presence, timing, and ability to take risks on stage. Engage in linguistic discussions about how different ideas are expressed in Spanish. Also, in this camp you’ll receive classes in reading and writing in Spanish. The class culminates with a improvisation performance in Spanish!

Notes:
– This camp is available to students who speak Spanish fluently (e.g., students whose primary language is Spanish or students who are enrolled in a dual language program during the academic year).
- To qualify for this camp, students must submit evidence of fluency in Spanish (e.g., evidence of successful participation in a two-way immersion program for elementary school education or statement from parent that Spanish is spoken at home).

PlayingwithLanguage

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Build It Up with Clay Ages 6 To 12
WESTLAKE
August 14 – 16  9 to 12 pm

CENTRAL August 7 – 11  9 to 12 pm
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Clay has a natural calming effect that enhances creativity, visual thinking, and critical analysis.  Campers will learn the top three hand building techniques as they construct their family treasure.  Your child will also have the opportunity to make a whimsical sculpture.

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 NEW! Zoo Vets Ages 6 To 12
WESTLAKE:
June 19–23 9 to 12 pm;
July 17–21 1 to 4 pm      

CENTRAL:
June 12-16 9 to 12 pm;
July 10–14 1 to 4 pm
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Junior veterinarians classify and compare animals, with a focus on the unique needs and characteristics of wild animals living in zoos. Students also examine the importance of creating zoo habitats and diets that keep animals healthy and reflect the animal’s life in the wild. We’ll compliment this weeks with a visit to the Austin Zoo!
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 The Scientific Artist Ages 6 To 12
WESTLAKE:
June 12–16 1 to 4 pm;    
July 10–14 9 to 12 pm  

CENTRAL:
June 19–23 1 to 4 pm;
July 17–21 9 to 12 pm
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In this camp, your child will discover the artistic side of science. Learn about the difference between light and pigment, create sun prints, experiment with various textured clays and more. In this art/science lab campers will observe how art and science overlap
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 Art of the Myth  Ages 6 To 12

WESTLAKE: June 5–9 1 to 4 pm;
July 31 – August 4 9 to 12 pm
CENTRAL:
June 1–2 1 to 4 pm;
July 24–28 9 to 12 pm
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Lions, tigers and bears are real, but are fauns, unicorns, and dragons? In this camp class they are! Step into the land of witches and wizards, trolls and fairies and rub shoulders with other exciting mythological creatures.
MythCamp

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Demolition Science
Ages 6 To 12

WESTLAKE:
June 19–23 1 to 4 pm;  
July 3, 5–7 9 to 12 pm; 
CENTRAL: June 12–16 1 to 4 pm;
June 26–30 9 to 12 pm
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In this camp, kids will learn about energy, momentum and gravity, and grow important special skills. This mind blowing demolition camp lets campers build many warehouse structures and then demolish them with strategically placed blasters. Come and learn about explosive science!

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NEW! Surprising Spills and Messes Ages 6 To 12

WESTLAKE: June 12–16 9 to 12 pm; July 10–14 1 to 4 pm;
August 7 – 11 1 to 4 pm
CENTRAL: June 19–23 9 to 12 pm;
July 17–21 1 to 4 pm;
August 14 – 16 1 to 4 pm
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Pour! Stir! Spill! Students create their own crazy concoctions, observe the amazing messes that result, and document their discoveries and conclusions. Aspiring scientists explore the properties of liquids and solids, as well as the benefits of unexpected and intriguing outcomes.
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Disgusting Science Ages 6 To 12

WESTLAKE:
June 26–30 9 to 12 pm;
July 3–7 1 to 4 pm  
CENTRAL:
June 26–30 1 to 4 pm;
July 3, 5-7 9 to 12 pm 
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What’s grosser than gross’ Disgusting Science is the grossest, gooiest, most revolting science camp out there. Grow your own friendly germs and fuzzy molds. Mix up a batch of coagulating fake blood. Even make a stinky intestine model. Learn the science behind sticky and icky bodily functions while doing some truly nasty experiments. Young People will love this disgusting twist on regular science camps.
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Disaster Science Ages 6 To 12

WESTLAKE: June 19–23 9 to 12 pm;
July 10–14 1 to 4 pm

CENTRAL:
June 12–16 9 to 12 pm;
July 17–21 1 to 4 pm
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Calling all adventure seekers!
Learn the science behind disasters of the natural and man-made kind. Discover the power of earth, fire, ice, wind, and water as you explore earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, floods, and droughts. Build and erupt a volcano with special lava that hardens after each eruption, like a real volcano! Create a tornado in a bottle; make an edible earthquake and much, much more in this Earth-shaking camp.
DisasterScience

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NEW! Building Bridges
Ages 6 To 12

WESTLAKE:
June 19–23 1 to 4 pm;
July 24–28 9 to 12 pm;

CENTRAL:
June 12–16 1 to 4 pm;
July 31–August 4 9 to 12 pm; 
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Truss, arch, suspension, and more—young engineers learn about bridge structures and study famous examples from around the world. Students create their own bridge models based on the principles of physics and through the process of scientific inquiry
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Engineering FUNdamentals 
Ages 6 To 12

WESTLAKE: July 10 – 14 9 to 12 pm;
June 1 – 2 1 to 4 pm; July 17 – 21 8 to 12 pm
CENTRAL: June 5 – 9 q to 4 pm;
July 10 – 14 9 to 12 pm;
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Campers will learn how engineers apply their scientific and technical knowledge to design machines and devices by
engaging in hands-on activities.
Explore engineering on land by building vehicles such as a race car and a wind-up car. Next, investigate engineering
with air by building some of the following: a helicopter, a pinwheel, a balloon rocket, and an air-powered carousel.
Then, build a diving bell, a sailboat and a paddle boat to experiment with engineering in water.
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Greengineering Ages 6 To 12

WESTLAKE: June 1–2 1 to 4 pm;
July 31 – August 4 9 to 12 pm
CENTRAL:
June 5–9 1 to 4 pm;
July 24–28 9 to 12 pm
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Unearth the energy of the future! Using renewable technology, harness the power of air, water and sun to electrify a circuit, design and build various machines such as: water-jet propelled cars, hydro-pneumo powered engines, a robotic arm and many more! Learn to move a robot arm without using any type of electricity! Compete with your friends to see whose water-jet propelled car and hydro-pneumo car goes the farthest!
GreenEngineering

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Junior Robocamp Ages 6 To 12

WESTLAKE: June 12–16 1 to 4 pm
CENTRAL: June 19–23 1 to 4 pm;
July 17–21 9 to 12 pm
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There is nothing that little people find more exciting that the rough, tough world of vehicles, aircraft and boats! This camp provides an interactive way for children to learn about the physical world in which they live by designing and building vehicles using Lego construction models. Young People explore basic mechanics and design features; learn to discuss, plan, and test ideas; and strengthen their sorting and classifying skills.
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Mosaics & Sculptures Ages 6 To 12

WESTLAKE: June 5–9 9 to 12 pm; July 31 – August 4 1 to 4 pm
CENTRAL:
June 1–2 9 to 12 pm;
July 24 – 28 1 to 4 pm 
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In this camp your child will utilize no bake clay, glass tiles, wire, fabric and more to create beautiful art sculptures and mosaics.
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NEW! The Science of Treasure Hunting Ages 6 To 12
WESTLAKE June 26 – 30 1 to 4 pm; July 17 – 21 9 to 12 pm
CENTRAL July 3, 5 – 7 1 to 4 pm;
July 10 – 14 9 to 12 pm

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Are you ready for a science-based treasure hunt? From metal detectors to GPS, students dig deep as they research the world of hidden treasure and treasure-hunting methods. Topics of study include magnets, electricity, and electromagnetism as campers work to understand how a metal detector  works and build a model of a working metal detector. Geocaching methods and global positioning systems (GPS) will also be used to find hidden treasures in a Park.
SpyCamp

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Be a Pet Vet Ages 6 To 12
WESTLAKE June 26 – 30 1 to 4 pm; July 3, 5 – 7 9 – 12 pm; August 7 – 11 9 to 12 pm
CENTRAL June 26 – 30 9 to 12 pm; July 3, 5 – 7 1 to 4 pm;
August 14 – 16 9 to 12 pm

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If you love animals, this is the camp for you!  Campers will be introduced to the exciting world of Veterinary Medicine. Learn about animal behavior. diseases and parasites, and first aid for pets through hands on activities and games.
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Magic Science Ages 6 To 12

WESTLAKE:
June 12–16 9 to 12 pm;
July 17–21 1 to 4 pm 
CENTRAL: June 19–23 9 to 12 pm;
July 10–14 1 to 4 pm;
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What falls faster, a feather or a heavy weight? Can you blow bubbles into two glasses of water at the same time? Can you make a water balloon rise up on its own from the bottom of a tub of water?This camp gives young people a fun way to explore scientific occurrences and principles by doing exciting tricks and performances for an audience. Campers will the scientific explanation behind some of the following tricks even if they appear to defy the law of physics and nature. Tricks such as: levitating objects, making objects appear as if they move on their own, resting a balloon on a bed of nails without it popping and many more!
MagicScience

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Rocket Science Ages 6 To 12

WESTLAKE:
June 5–9 9 to 12 pm;
July 31 – August 4 1 to 4 pm
CENTRAL: June 1–2 9 to 12 pm;
July 24–28 1 to 4 pm
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Physics comes alive in this action-packed camp centered around a specially-designed “stomp-on” rocket launcher with three foam rockets. Launch water- and air-powered rockets to learn about action and reaction forces. Build a balloon propelled rocket, boat, and race car. Play a game to try to hit target “planets” with the foam rockets. Young People will explore the physical principles of gravity and inertia while launching rockets and having fun!
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RoboCamp  Ages 6 To 12

WESTLAKE: June 12–16 1 to 4 pm;
CENTRAL: July 3, 5–7 1 to 4 pm;
July 17–21 9 to 12 pm
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This is a five-day fun and creative learning experience for kids to attend during spring break or/and summer.Elementary and middle school kids form project teams to solve challenges by building and programming robots using the LEGO Mindstorms & NXT Robotics Invention System. In addition to having fun, participants learn about mechanical and software design, computer simulation, project management and teamwork skills. Parents are invited to an end-of-thesession “graduation” at YPW New challenges included for returning campers.

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Repurposed Art Ages 6 To 12

WESTLAKE:
June 1–2 9 to 12 pm;
July 3, 5 -7 1 to 4 pm
CENTRAL: June 26– 30 1 to 4 pm; July 31 – August 4 1 to 4 pm
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“Reuse. Recycle. Recreate.” Students will make projects not only from recycled materials, but will also turn nature’s own materials into great works of art! This camp will teach campers the finer points of art as well as how to conserve their environment!
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Tasty Science Ages 6 To 12

WESTLAKE: June 1–2 9 to 12 pm;
July 24–28 1 to 4 pm
CENTRAL: June 5–9 9 to 12 pm;
July 31 – August 4 1 to 4 pm
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Cook up some science in this camp! Who knew science could taste so good? In this camp, young people will whip up cupcakes, cookies, candy, and more all in the name of science! Learn what makes cakes rise, candy crystallize, and more real chemistry happen in the kitchen. Explore the science behind Bubble Gum, Butter, Corn Starch Plastic, Dancing Cereal and Ice Cream among others.
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Surgeons In Training 
Ages 6 To 12

WESTLAKE: June 5– 9  1 to 4 pm;
July 24–28 9 to 12 pm
CENTRAL: June 1 – 2 1 to 4 pm;
July 31 – August 4 9 to 12 pm
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Learn how to perform dissections on a variety of animals including worms, grasshoppers, frogs among others in this fun and exciting hands-on biology camp. Young people will learn about the circulatory, respiratory, nervous, digestive, and immune systems of their own bodies and apply this knowledge to the dissection and analysis of animal body systems. They will also learn appropriate lab and dissection safety. A great way for future doctors, veterinarians, and biologists to get hands-on experience!
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 3D Design Art Camp Ages 6 To 12

WESTLAKE:
June 26 – 30 9 to 12 pm;
July 24–28 1 to 4 pm 
CENTRAL: June 5–9 9 to 12 pm;
July 3, 5 – 7 9 to 12 pm
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“Stop thinking flat!” Art work will come to life in this class! Projects will range from classic sculptures to modern installations. From the abstract to the sensible, campers will create works of art from clay and odd mediums such as cardboard, plastic, wire and more.
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Electrified Energy Camp
Ages 6 To 12

WESTLAKE: August 14 – 16 1 to 4 pm
CENTRAL: August 7 – 11  1 to 4 pm
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Have fun learning about the every day use of electricity and solar power in this camp. Your inspiring scientist will enjoy conducting many experiments such as building a solar lab, making an electric burglar alarm, cooking an egg in a solar furnace, and more.

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CAMP FEES
1/2 DAY CAMP FEES
Please note that a camp is half day unless noted otherwise.
You’ll have to select a morning and afternoon
camp to make it a full day camp.
For full day camp rates see next section.
One Camp/One Child $231 per camp
FULL DAY CAMP FEES
Please note, the Spanish Day Camp includes before and after camp care.
For all the other YPW full day camps, the before and after camp care is extra.

YPW Spanish Day Camp: Before and After Camp Care included in price,

For more information visit:
YPW Spanish Day Camp
From 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
(It does not include registration/material fee)

Please note the 1/2 day camp is still available.
See previous section for rates.

$285 per week

$170
June 1 – 2 (2 day Camp)

$235
Aug 14 – 16  (3 day Camp)

$260
July 3, 5 – 7  (4 day Week)

Full Day CampYPW Camps -
-Includes Morning and Afternoon Camp Session.
From 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
(It does not include registration/material fee & before and/or after camp care)
$285 per week

$170
June 1 – 2 (2 day Camp)

$235
Aug 14 – 16  (3 day Camp)

$260
July 3, 5 – 7  (4 day Week)

EXTRA FEES

Before Camp Care  from 7:00
am to 9:00 am Monday – Friday. Campers are supervised as they play games or watch a movie.
Campers are escorted to their camp room at 9:00 am.
$30 per week
After Camp Care from 4:00 pm
to 6:00 pm Monday – Friday. Campers are escorted to the after camp classroom at the end of the camp day. Campers are supervised as they play games or do craft activities in the classrooms. A snack is provided in the afternoon. Campers must be picked up by 6:00 pm., after which an extra charge of $1.00 per minute will be applied.
$30 per week

 


Spring Break and All Summer Season Registration & Material Fee  =>
Non-Refundable Registration & Material fee

$45 per child

 

YPW CAMPS AVAILABLE DISCOUNTS
Discount
Promotion Details
Save $30 per camp Early Bird Special Save $30 per camp when
you register and pay in full by March 31
Cannot be combined with another discount.
 
 

YPW CAMPS REGISTRATION

PAYMENT POLICY
Payment in full is required to hold a spot.
However, a monthly payment schedule can be arranged when registering for the whole summer (June, July and August). To reserve the camps you’ll need to pay for the first month (June) when registering, then in June 1st you’ll pay for the month of July and by July 1st you’ll pay the balance for August.

FAX/MAIL/EMAIL REGISTRATION
• One registration form must be completed for each camper you are registering
• Registration forms with incomplete or inaccurate information will not be processed
• If your first choice is unavailable, we will contact you for more information
• Forms may be faxed, mailed or emailed. Please do only one!
• Fax to: 512.366.9333 email to: YPWCamps@YPWKids.com
• Mail your registration forms to:
YPW Camps
3640 Bee Caves Rd
Austin TX 78746

PLEASE NOTE: Depending on the number of faxed, mailed or emailed registrations we receive, it may take up to ten days to process and e-mail a confirmation statement back to you. YPW Camps cannot confirm camps until your registration is processed.

In the event that minimum enrollments are not met, we reserve the right to cancel or reschedule camps or activities / field trips. If a camp cancellation happens, your entire registration fee will be refunded. We’ll let you know if an activity / field trip is cancelled.

Download YPW Spring Break Online Catalog – PDF
Download YPW Spring Break Registration Form – PDF

Download YPW Summer Camp Online Catalog – PDF
Download YPW Summer Camp Registration Form – PDF

CANCELLATIONS / EXCHANGES / REFUNDS

Due to the high demand for camp spaces, each sale will be considered final.

• Registrations are not transferable from child to child.

• Registration & Material fee are Non-Refundable

• Families who cancel a camp or wish to switch their child from one camp to another will receive a 50% refund of the cost of a cancelled or dropped camp if notification is received at least 10 working days before that camp starts. There are no refunds for camps cancelled or dropped less than 10 working days before camp begins.

• In order to receive the 50% refund, families must contact YPW via email: YPWCamps@YPWKids.com

Camp Locations

Austin
Westlake
3640 Bee Caves Rd
Austin, TX 78746
Phone 512.329.5611
Fax 512.366.9333
Email: YPWWestlake@YPWkids.com
Austin
Central
8014 Mesa Dr
Austin, TX 78731
Phone 512.329.5611
Fax 512.366.9333
Email: YPWCentral@YPWKids.com