Camp Counselor with Youth

The Summer Playgrounds Program seeks to foster healthy living, character building, and teamwork through collaborative and active play. With intentional programming developed specifically for youth ages 6 to 12, the Summer Playgrounds Program creates a space for youth to engage in activities that provides opportunities for youth to learn tools and develop skills that can help lead them to a higher quality of life.

Summer Playgrounds Pop Up Event

The Summer Playgrounds Program for children 6-12 years of age returns to the following park locations from June 5 to August 4, 2023 (no camp the week of July 3-7).  No advanced registration required. This is a FREE Drop-In Program that runs Monday through Friday 9 AM to 5 PM.


The Summer Playgrounds Program seeks to foster healthy living, character building, and teamwork through collaborative and active play. With intentional programming developed specifically for youth ages 6 to 12, the Summer Playgrounds Program creates a space for youth to engage in activities that provides opportunities for youth to learn tools and develop skills that can help lead them to a higher quality of life.

Character Building

Fostering a safe environment for students to build positive self-esteem, learn to communicate social and emotional needs in healthy ways, and develop individuality while maintaining a spirit of collaboration.


Providing opportunities for participants to learn their own strengths, appreciate the contributions of others, and learn the importance of encouraging others in order to build healthy and positive relationships within their communities.

Healthy Living

Teaching participants nutritional and fitness habits and providing information that helps lead to healthy living.


North Austin

Central Austin

South Austin

*Lunch is provided by the Central Texas Food Bank at all locations: Bartholomew, Chestnut, Garrison, Martin Shelter, Mary Moore Searight, and Walnut Creek.

Questions? Call us at (512) 974-3922 or email us here.