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Your Imagination…Your Adventure

Field Trips Year-Round:
Schools, Day Cares, Summer Camps, Churches, Scouts, Mommy’s Day Out, Homeschool, Co-op, VBS, Back-to-School, End-of-Year Bash

Inexpensive, with options to customize your fun for the age and interests of the group.

This Family Fun Park has 7 acres of old fashion fun, including:

  • Petting Zoo
  • Mini golf course
  • Swings & huge playground…
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Finding A Healthy, Fulfilling Path In Life

We offer several different types of counseling services for all age groups. 

Psychotherapy Equine-Assisted Services
Have you ever felt drawn to horses or felt a deeper connection to animals and have been considering counseling? If so, contact the office today to explore psychotherapy equine-assisted services. Psychotherapy equine-assisted therapy allows you to explore your story, learn problem-solving skills, and discover your resilience to overcome challenges guided by the team’s facilitation. We provide…

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Nurturing the Love of Art in Every Child

Explore, Expand, Experiment, Enjoy!

Welcome to Art Studio on the Boulevard, where we have been nurturing young artists and their love of art for over 20 years. Located in the Historic Houston Heights on the campus of the Heights Christian Church, Studio on the Boulevard offers after-school classes for children from Pre-Kindergarten through High School and evening classes for adults. In the summer, Studio on the Boulevard transforms into the Mad Hatter Arts Camp, where children explore not only visual art, but also dance, music, performance, science, and…

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Childrens artwork from Art Studio on the Blvd
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Family Outdoor Fun at Big Man Adventures

  • Gellyball are super soft water orbs that make it FUN and SAFE for all ages!
  • Paintball
  • Airsoft
  • Axe Throwing

Big Man Adventures is perfect for:

  • Birthday Parties
  • Holiday Parties
  • Weddings
  • Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
  • Corporate Events
  • Fundraisers…
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A Texas Adventure Creating A Lifetime Of Memories

Blessington Farms is a great destination for field trips and group outings!

We make learning fun providing hands-on educational experiences. We gladly welcome all types of groups:

  • Schools

  • Churches

  • “Mom’s” Groups

  • Homeschool Groups

  • Daycare Facilities…

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Awaken Your Spirit In The Piney Woods

Established in 1921 by the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, Camp Allen is a modern year-round facility located one hour northwest of Houston near Navasota, Texas. Camp Allen accommodates a variety of spiritual, social, corporate, and educational events/camps for kids, families, and adults.

Summer Camp
Camp Allen offers week long residential camp sessions for ages 8-16. Camp Allen is the largest Episcopal summer camp program in the nation and welcomes over 2,000 campers annually. The heart of Camp Allen has been…

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Camp Invention – A STEM Summer Camp That Turns Curious Kids Into Innovative Thinkers

Check out our NEW program, Wonder!

Thanks to amazing reviews from parents, teachers and — most importantly — campers, we’re bringing Camp Invention® to you! Your child’s curiosity, creativity and confidence will soar with our brand-new program, Wonder! Campers in grades K-6 will team up with friends in hands-on, open-ended challenges designed to deliver an unforgettable summer packed…

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Paint-Your-Own Ceramics Studio in Katy

Ceramics By Tess is a paint your own ceramics studio offering a variety of bisque for your Painting Pleasure, Play with Clay and Warm Glass Fusion.

  • After School Programs
  • Field Trips- Visit Us Or We Can Visit You
  • Home School
  • Classes
  • Weekend Fun
  • Parties
  • Scouts
  • Camps
  • Gifts/ Gift Certificates…
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Amazing Special Needs Christian Summer Camp

In Greek, charis means grace and acceptance. In today’s world, kids need more of both.

Located in the North Texas Hill Country area, Charis Hills is a Christian Summer Camp that offers kids, ages 7 to 18, with learning differences and social difficulties—those with ADD, ADHD, high-functioning Autism, Asperger’s disorder, and other special needs—an opportunity to come to a place of acceptance. We provide a positive camp experience while sharing the good news about Jesus Christ.

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Unleash Your Inner Ninja

  • Learn to code and have a blast while building awesome video games.
  • Create, play, and learn at your own pace as you gain ninja skills in coding, robotics, and problem solving.
  • Advance from white to black belt and receive color-coded wristbands to mark your achievements.
  • Get support and encouragement from Code Senseis® in our state-of-the-art dojo.

Problems We Are Solving

  • Schools don’t have time or resources to meet demand for quality coding…
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    Wonder Happens Here

    An organization dedicated to providing innovative learning opportunities for all children, ages 0-5

    At Collaborative for Children, we understand that early childhood education is the education of a lifetime. It shapes futures. Fosters leadership. Prepares kids to deal with – and overcome – the challenges that await them in the future. But it is also a journey that must begin at the right time in the right way, and that’s our focus: To make sure that every child, in every community, has the learning skills they need to achieve great things from the moment they start school.

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    Cy-Fair Music and Arts logo

    Cy-Fair Music and Arts, the Leading Fine Arts School in Northwest Houston!

    Music Lessons and Art Classes Tailored to Your Needs and Aspirations

    Are you looking for some exciting and meaningful programs to help your Child build confidence, self-esteem, and social skills, while having a ton of fun? At Cy-Fair Music and Arts, your Child will develop their creativity and imagination as well as meeting new friends. In the safe and supportive environment of our school community, students build the confidence to perform music on stage, or take pride in participating in art shows. The…

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    Individualized Academic Program For Your Child

    Distinct Abilities Academic Program (DAAP) has two locations in the greater Houston area – Clear Lake and Alvin.

    We are a school where children of all abilities 6 weeks through 12 years, can build a solid foundation in which they can explore and discover their own “distinct ability” through working together.

    Distinct Abilities provides each child with an individualized program in the language, mathematics, science and educational curriculum in the classroom while…

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    Distinct Abilities
    Easter Seals Greater Houston Caroline School

    Providing Education Through Help, Hope And Answers To Students With Disabilities

    Mission
    The Caroline School provides unique educational services to meet the physical, social and cognitive needs of individuals ages 0-21 with multiple disabilities, including those who have additional medical needs.

    About
    At the Caroline School, abilities, rather than disabilities, dictate the pace and path that each student follows. With…

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    The Perfect Getaway is Waiting in Brazosport

    Endless Activities for the Whole Family
    There is no shortage of activities to entertain all ages in the Brazosport Area. Family fun can be found at Sea Center Texas, an aquarium and the world’s largest Redfish hatchery, or at one of the two National Wildlife Refuges. Take in a planetarium show or explore one of the largest seashell collections in the South at the Center for the Arts & Sciences. Recreational opportunities are endless in the Brazosport Area. The beaches and gulf offer great leisure and sport activities for the whole family. Cast a line from the surf, jetties, any pier or bank for the…

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    AHOY! Welcome Aboard

    Located on Galveston Island, the Galveston Naval Museum is home to the USS Cavalla, a decommissioned submarine, one of the most accomplished World War II vessels open to the public today, and the destroyer escort, USS Stewart, once the presidential escort to FDR, and the last of its class in the world. Both vessels are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

    Touring both vessels, you’ll learn what sailors and submariners ate, how they slept and worked together as a fighting force over the Atlantic and under the Pacific. Visitors to the museum at Seawolf Park can round out a tour of the sub and…

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    Galveston Naval Museum submarine
    Language Kids World logo

    Bring the WORLD to Your Child™

    Language Programs for Children
    Spanish, French, Arabic

    Foreign Language Classes at Schools and Preschools
    Our fun and innovative foreign language acquisition programs for children are provided at schools and preschools during the school year.

    Language Support for Dual Language Schools
    We can help your child stay on track with school-work. Our program is designed to help students stay focused by providing…

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    Early Childhood Development Starts With Building A Strong Foundation For Your Infant

    Our Belief
    The early years are vital in a young child’s development. During these years, the young child is beginning to learn.  By the time your child enters Elementary, at least five years of learning has taken place.

    We, at Learning Stages, are prepared to provide a nurturing and safe environment where the child can develop socially, emotionally, physically, verbally, and cognitively. Which is…

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    Bring The Fun Anywhere With A Gaming Party

    A mobile party with a private movie theater type experience, but with video games.

    • Flat Screen TV’s
    • Speakers
    • Video Game Systems
    • Multi-Player Games
    • Accommodates up to 16 players

    We can come to your home, business, school, church, event venue and everywhere & anywhere else.

    • Birthday Parties
    • Weddings…
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    Magic Lanny logo, Houston magician, magic shows

    We Bring The Magic To You!

    Comedy, Audience Participation & Fun For All Ages!

    From small kid show magic to full stage illusion shows, Lanny offers world class entertainment!

    Magic Lanny Offers:

    • Close-Up Magic
    • Stand-up Magic Shows Featuring Comedy Magic
    • Full Scale Stage Illusion Shows
    • Animal Magic
    • Mini Magic Classes…
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    Polynesian Entertainment For All Occasions

    • Children’s Activities & Birthday Parties
    • Educational & Cultural Events
    • Hula & Polynesian Dance Classes
    • Weddings & Corporate Events
    • Entertainment For Summer Camps
    • Catering

    For over 15 years Malia’s Hula Hut has produced Hawaiian & Polynesian shows in Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Oklahoma and more! 

    Based in Houston, Texas, we specialize in corporate/convention luau themed…

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    Amazing Kid Attractions At Moody Gardens

    Enjoy the Rainforest and Aquarium Pyramids, MG3D Theater and 4D Theaters, Discovery Museum, 20,000 Leagues Interactive Adventure and the Colonel Paddlewheel Boat.

    Aquarium Pyramid:
    Experience a fun and awe-inspiring journey wonderfully complemented with conservation messages that underscore the vital importance of the oceans. Travel from the Gulf of Mexico to the South Atlantic, South Pacific, North Pacific and Caribbean. Each ocean exhibit highlights different marine sanctuaries and different aspects of our relationship to the seas….

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    14th Annual Sherwood Forest Faire

    Dates: Weekends, March 4th – April 23rd  (Also open Friday, March 17th)
    Time: 10AM-Dusk 
    Rain or Shine
    Located in McDade, Texas
    35 Miles East of Austin

    Sherwood Forest Faire is a locally owned medieval-style village nestled in the Lost Pines section of Central Texas. We have over 100 permanent buildings on 25 acres, including stages, pubs, merchant shoppes, wedding venues, a complete castle, and more.

    During Robin Hood’s Spring Faire, we…

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    Most Unique Camp in Texas

    The mission of Sherwood Forest Camp is to deliver a week of such profoundly positive experience to our Campers that they will fondly recall the memories for the rest of their lives!

    All of our hands-on activities take place in our 25-acre medieval village. Campers will be transported back in time to a world of knights, ladies, and a simpler way of life. No modern entertainment devices are available. Trust us, this works out just fine.

    Every member of our team undergoes a strict screening and application process, background check, and is required to participate in Child Safety Awareness…

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    A Child’s Window To The World

    The Story Behind Summerfield
    Summerfield Academy is an exceptional preschool in Spring, Texas serving children six weeks to eleven years of age, celebrating 36 years in the community. Founded in 1985 by Joyce Harlow, the academy is now owned by one of Ms. Harlow’s first students, April Lord Ruzicka.

    Surrounded by students, Joyce clearly remembers standing in the middle of her newly purchased acre of land, when a smiling, curly, red-haired girl named Summer came running across…

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    Sewing Classes In A Lighthearted & Fun Environment

    For 15 years we’ve had the privilege to offer our sewing classes to children and adults of all ages, sharing our expertise and creative skills with the community. We’re known for providing individual attention to all our students in a lighthearted and fun environment. In our self-paced, flexible program students have fun while learning fundamental and advanced skills at their own comfort level. 

    We serve aspiring fashion designers, sewing enthusiasts, as well as…

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    Adventure Aboard LEX

    The best adventures happen when you aren’t staring at a screen. Step into history aboard the USS Lexington Museum. Here you can learn all about LEX and her 40 years in service as a real WWII aircraft carrier, test your tactical skills and knowledge, and see how naval teams worked, lived and fought together. Exciting for all ages, there’s something for everyone right here on the water in Corpus Christi, Texas.

    Camp LEX
    Calling all campers from schools, scouts and non-profit youth groups to gear up for an overnight adventure. Our one or…

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    Asia Society - ExploreAsia Culture Camp for Kids
    A B Sea Preschool Child Development Center logo

    A Stimulating Learning Experience

    AB Sea Preschool provides a high quality, safe, developmentally appropriate environment for preschool age children. Our focus is to provide stimulating learning experiences which promote and encourage each individual…

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    Experience the Art of Dance at Connolly Dance Arts

    Since 1990 we have offered dance classes for all ages and ability levels. Our goal is to give every dancer a chance to experience everything the art of dance can provide. We offer opportunities…

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    Throw, Catch, Hit and Run Bases with Lil Sluggers

    Lil Sluggers is a curriculum-based child development program created to introduce children to the game of baseball. Lil Sluggers teaches your child the proper way to throwcatchhit and run bases in a fun, exciting and positive environment….

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    In-Home Pet Sitting Services

    Don’t Worry Go…

    • Caring for your pets like family
    • Daily Walks and Visits
    • Overnight pet sitting available
    • Free consultation
    • Excellent references…
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    Move With Us

    We are an elite dance studio in The Woodlands, TX area with dance classes for all ages and levels, ballet, jazz, and more!

    Young Children’s Classes
    We offer Tinies classes for age 2, combo…

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    KAMP KIDS

    Listing of summer camps and programs for your child.

    The Kid's Directory February 2023 edition; North, Central, and West

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    $199 Deal

    Package Includes:

    • 1: Jumbo Bounce House
    • 1: Connect Four
    • 1: Machine
      • Popcorn Machine
      • Cotton Candy Machine
      • Snow Cone Machine
    • 1: Table
    • 6: Chairs

    Phone: (832)297-9404

    TikTok: @BippysWorld

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    We Bring The Battle To You!

    • Portable Battlefields
    • Slingshots
    • Foam Balls
    • Ammo Pouches
    • Face Masks
    • 2 Hour Duration
    • Hosted Battle Games
    • Capture The Flag
    • Search & Destroy
    • Elimination
    • Zombie
    • Protect The President

    Ages 6 years & Up  •  Birthday Party Fun!

    Phone: (281)414-4435
    Website: www.yardbattles.com
    Email: wkiley@gmail.com