Summer 2021 Events for Kids and Families in Houston

There are many interesting, educational, and entertaining places in Houston, Texas for kids and families, and when summer comes most of these places offer many kid and family-friendly events, summer camps, and fun activities. Check out our top picks for summer 2021 events for kids and families in Houston and prepare to have the best summer ever!

Families will get to enjoy a unique and unforgettable experience!

Navigate your own space exploration journey, engage in science, technology, and engineering-related activities, explore robotics, and even sleep in the outdoor under the magical stars in this amazing family camp!

Location:
Houston Space Center

DATES:
May 29 | June 26

Immerse into the world of Dr. Seuss!

This sensory spectacle will take visitors on a journey through nine different Dr. Seuss books. Get your imagination ready for this event full of interactive fun!

Location:
George R. Brown Convention Center

DATES:
May 15th – August 15th

In this amazing summer camp, kids ages 8-9 will get to create a working model aircraft every day to take home!

Kids will also learn how the inventors made their machines work and much other cool stuff!

Location:
Lone Star Flight Museum

DATES:
June 14-18 | July 19-23 | Monday through Friday 10 AM – 3 PM

Friday Fun Camp is all about exploring inside and outside the Galveston Children’s Museum, playing, and enjoying maker and art activities!

This fun camp will take place on Fridays, and children should take lunch with them!

Location:
Galveston Children’s Museum

DATES:
Each Friday beginning June 4th – August 13th. 9 AM -2 PM

This super fun summer program is made for preschoolers ages 3-5 and their parents, grandparents, or caregivers.

Families will enjoy nature walks, crafts, animal encounters, investigations, and hands-on activities!

Location:
Nature Discovery Center

DATES:
10 AM- 11 PM or 2 PM- 3 PM | June 12, and 26, Jul 10 and 24, August 7 and 21

This summer camp for future pilots ages 10-12 will teach kids flight school basic training and will give them the chance to practice simulator flying skills, learn about science and physics, and so much more!

Location:
Lone Star Flight Museum

DATES:
June 21-25, July 12-16, August 2-6. Monday Friday 10 AM- 3 PM

Kids ages 5 to 10 years old have a great variety of options for summer camps at Nature Discovery Center!

There will be a new topic every week and the camps run from Monday through Friday!

Location:
Nature Discovery Center

DATES:
Monday- Friday 9 AM- 3 PM | Jun 7 – 11: Texas Wildlife | Jun 14 – 18: Creepy Crawlies (invertebrates) | Jun 21 – 25: Into the Trees (trees and forests) | Jun 28 – Jul 2: Homes and Habitats | July 4 week: Break Week – no camps this week | Jul 12 – 16: Scaly and Slimy (reptiles and amphibians) | Jul 19 – 23: Texas Wildlife | Jul 26 – 30: Creepy Crawlies (invertebrates) | Aug 2 – 6: Into the Trees (trees and forests) | Aug 9 – 13: Homes and Habitats | Aug 16 – 20: Scaly and Slimy (reptiles and amphibians)

Kids will have a blast attending any or all of these three-day camps at Galveston Children’s Museum!

Each camp has a different fun topic for the little ones to have a great time with their friends!

Location:
Galveston Children’s Museum

DATES:
9 AM- 3 PM | June 7-9 Volcanoes and Dinosaurs | June 14-16 Maker Camp Session 1 | June 28-30 3-2-1 Blast Off | July 5-7 Adventures with Ocean Creatures and Critters | July 12-14 Experiments and Artistic Play from Stories Kids Love! | July 26-28 Sewing | Aug 2-4 To the Moon and Beyond! | Aug 9-11 Maker Camp Session 2

Kids ages 10-12 will get a closer look at planes and people that made history!

Besides learning the science and technology behind it all, they will even get the chance to hop in a flight simulator!

Location:
Lone Star Flight Museum

DATES:
Monday through Friday. 10 AM- 3 PM | July 19-23, August 9-13