Summer is almost here and San Antonio has so much planned! You can expect a ton of family-friendly events throughout the season that are guaranteed to make everyone happy. From outdoor places, summer camps, and family-friendly events – there are plenty of opportunities for everyone to join in on the fun this season.
Look no further than our carefully curated list of summer activities happening now to get started planning your perfect day out with loved ones today!

This summer, the San Antonio Zoo invites families to enjoy the global debut of Planet Earth: Deep Sea Adventures.

Go deep below the ocean’s surface, to learn about some of the most fascinating creatures of the ocean with activations across the zoo, including larger-than-life photographs, live entertainment, and aquatic animal interactions.

Location:
San Antonio Zoo

DATES:
May 28- September 5

This 18-acre water park features attractions for the whole family to enjoy this summer!

Is there a better option than a waterpark when it comes to water fun? Aquatica features pools, waterfalls, slides, and so much more!

Location:
10500 SeaWorld Drive, San Antonio, Texas, USA

San Antonio Botanical Garden’s Storytime in the Garden goes through October and kids ages five and under can have a blast enjoying different sessions with a different nature-themed book each week, designed to stimulate young minds and foster an appreciation for the great outdoors.

A fun way to spend a summer day!

Location:
San Antonio Botanical Garden

DATES:
Ends on October 27 | 10 – 10:30 AM

During Zoo Camp, campers will get to enjoy a wild summer learning about animals and creatures, and also finding out how they can help San Antonio Zoo secure a future for wildlife.

Location:
San Antonio Zoo

DATES:
8 AM- 3 PM Hours varies from camp to camp.
June 6- August 12.

The amazing San Antonio Zoo is home to a wide variety of animals from many species around the planet.

It’s open year-round and it’s known for protecting the animals and educating the community.

Location:
3903 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78212, USA

DATES:
DRIVE-THROUGH ZOO HOURS: Monday 10 AM – 2 PM | Tuesday 10 AM- 2 PM | Wednesday 4 PM – 8 PM | Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM | FOOT TRAFFIC HOURS: Thursday 10 AM – 4 PM | Friday 10 AM – 4 PM | Saturday 10 AM – 8 PM

This summer, The DoSeum offers over 20 different camp options for every child!

Camps will engage campers in STEM, the arts, and literacy, and they will get to go on a dinosaur dig, explore the Earth, design their own fashion collection, and so much more!

Location:
The DoSeum

DATES:
June 6- August 12

This summer camp is great for campers ages 5-13!

Kids will get to spend the morning conducting experiments and learning how to follow the scientific method while exploring the Botanical Garden at this Nature STEM Camp!

Location:
San Antonio Botanical Garden

DATES:
8:30 AM- 12:30 PM. Session 1 | June 6 – 10
Session 2 | July 11 – 15. Session 3 | August 1 – 5

In this day camp, kids will learn about the Pop Art movement as they create pizza pillows, clay candy creations, enormous drawings of their favorite cartoon character, and more!

Many art techniques will be explored in this camp including collage, drawing, sculpture, and painting.

Location:
Kidcreate Studio – San Antonio

DATES:
May 30, 9 AM- 3 PM

This exhibition teaches The Doseum’s visitors to explore the changes happening on Earth and how they can innovate solutions for a more sustainable future.

You will dive deep into the science behind biodiversity, climate, and carbon emissions and discover how the smallest of actions can have a big impact on the world around humans.

Location:
The DoSeum

DATES:
May 28- September 5

This Karate Day Camp will be filled with games, obstacle courses, arts and crafts, and movies.

Kids will receive training in the martial arts, eat lunch with their friends, and enjoy fun, active games!

Location:
Texas Tang Soo Do San Antonio

DATES:
8 AM- 4 PM : 05/30/2022 Memorial Day | 06/13/2022-06/17/2022 Summer Camp | 07/11/2022-07/15/2022 Summer Camp | 09/05/2022 Labor Day | 10/10/2022 Columbus Day

In 2022, Free Family Night Has Moved To The FIRST Monday Of The Month! Families will get to enjoy The DoSeum for free!

Location:
The DoSeum

DATES:
First Monday of the month. 10 AM- 5 PM

Nothing like an educational outdoor camp for kids to enjoy summer!

At this Junior Naturalist Nature Camp, campers ages 5-13 will spend the mornings learning, observing, and identifying native wildlife.

Location:
San Antonio Botanical Garden

DATES:
8:30 AM- 12:30 PM : Session 1 | June 13 – 17 , Session 2 | July 18 – 22

Kids will have a blast during this Creative Art Camp! Classes are taught by artist Ashley Martinez.

The camp will be divided by age groups.

Location:
McKenna Children’s Museum

DATES:
June 6-10: Ages 5 to 7, 9 AM- 12 PM- Ages 8 to 12, 1 PM- 4PM | August 1-5: Ages 5 to 7, 9 AM- 12 PM- Ages 8 to 12, 1 PM- 4PM

In this Steve Tobin Rooted-inspired art and nature camp, campers ages 5-12 years old will find their creative roots by spending mornings exploring the Botanical Garden and creating art projects inspired by the natural world!

Location:
San Antonio Botanical Garden

DATES:
12:30 – 4 PM: Session 1 | June 13 – 17, Session 2 | July 11 – 15, Session 3 | July 25 – 29

This summer cooking class for kids ages 8-12 will focus on kitchen safety, cooking basics, and using healthy ingredients.

Program participants will harvest seasonal garden produce and then use them in recipes. 

Location:
San Antonio Botanical Garden

DATES:
12:30 – 4 PM. Session 1| June 6 – 10, Session 2 | August 1 – 5

The first weekend of December families can enjoy the start of the season in Seguin with the Holiday Stroll to include the Holiday Parade, Sip ‘n Stroll, and the North Pole Stroll!

Location:
McKenna Children’s Museum

DATES:
June 13-17: Pokemon Engineering. 9 AM- 12 PM- Ages 5 to 7 | Pokemon Master. 1 PM-4 PM- Ages 8-12 | July 11-15: Unplugged Gaming. 9 AM- 12 PM- Ages 5 to 7 | Next Level Gaming. 1 PM-4 PM- Ages 8-12 | August 8-12: Enchanted Engineering. 9 AM- 12 PM- Ages 5 to 7 | MARVElous Engineering. 1 PM-4 PM- Ages 8-12

Wet N Wild Waterworld

With over 25 rides and attractions, this water park is an amazing and worth visit destination for some family outdoor fun!

Besides the attractions, you will get to enjoy live entertainment and concerts!

Location:
8804 S Desert Blvd, Anthony, Texas, USA

DATES:
Weekday Monday – Friday 11:00AM – 6:00PM | Weekend Saturday – Sunday 10:00AM – 7:00PM

Kids ages 8-12 years old will have a blast at this educational fun camp that will be all about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Maths)!

Location:
McKenna Children’s Museum

DATES:
June 13-17, 9 AM- 12 PM

Campers ages 5-7 will get to learn about the animal kingdom through fun activities and crafts during this summer camp!

Location:
McKenna Children’s Museum

DATES:
July 11-15, 9 AM-12 PM

This must-visit destination near San Antonio is great for a family day exploring the outdoors!

You will find 100 miles of paved roads, 150 miles of dirt roads, 200 miles of hiking trails, scenic driving, camping, bird watching, and so many more family and outdoor-friendly activities!

Location:
Big Bend National Park, Big Bend National Park, TX, USA

DATES:
Park entrances are open 24 hours daily, all year.

During this fun summer camp, campers ages 5-7 will get to enjoy a variety of activities based on their favorite storybooks!

Location:
McKenna Children’s Museum

DATES:
July 18-22, 9 AM- 12 PM

Little campers ages 5-7 will get creative this summer! Kids will spend the week crafting, creating art, and making DIY projects!

Location:
McKenna Children’s Museum

DATES:
July 25-29, 9 AM-12 PM