Summer Fun Camp
Summer Fun Camp 2023 Dates TBD
Summer Fun is a 8-week long camp hosted by the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department for kids ages 7-13 (they can be 6 if they have completed the first grade). The site is Mendez Elementary. Camp runs from 7:30am - 5:30pm, Monday through Friday. One field trip per week is included in camp fees. We also work with SMCISD to provide lunch for the duration of the program.
Registration is only available on the ACTIVE net website. If you need assistance creating your account, or if you are having trouble logging into your account, our website has step-by-step instructions that can guide you. Please make sure your account information, including your cell phone number and email address, are up to date. For additional assistance, including questions about camp waitlists, please call the San Marcos Activity Center at 512-393-8280.
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- Registration for residents is $40/week
- Registration for non-residents is $63/week
ePACT for Summer Camps
San Marcos Parks and Recreation is proud to announce our adoption of ePACT Network for better safety! ePACT is a secure emergency network, that we will use to collect medical and emergency contact information electronically. Not only will ePACT replace paper forms, but it will also ensure we have a way to communicate with you in the event of an unexpected situation.
Why We Are Using ePACT
How It Works
Cenikor at Camps
Cenikor Prevention Services provide free, age-appropriate evidence-based curriculum to students of all ages. Students are taught the skills necessary to develop good self-esteem, resist peer and media pressure, and explore tobacco/alcohol/drug-free activities. Prevention Specialists provide presentations to schools, parent groups, community groups, and other venues as requested.
Participants will develop and strengthen skills through various Positive Alternative activities designed to provide bonding opportunities and enhance social/emotional learning and wellness. Participants will engage in a series of physical activities/games to promote team building and goal setting to increase confidence and resilience. Arts and crafts will also be offered to help manage/regulate emotions and provide opportunities for creative self-reflection and expression.
Discovery Camp topics can include:
Making healthy choices, creating healthy friendships, conflict resolution, mindfulness/coping with anger and anxiety, teambuilding, communication and social skills.
Summer Fun topics can include (in addition to those covered at Discovery Camp):
Assertiveness, resistance skills to overcome peer pressure, presentations featuring the dangers of substance use, abuse, misuse related to prescription drugs, tobacco/nicotine, alcohol, and marijuana (short and long-term health effects, laws, etc.), and the importance of adopting healthy stress relief strategies and self-care practices.