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Welcome to East Texas Moms Blogs’ Ultimate Guide to Summer! This guide is presented to you by our friends at

Rose City Summer Camps & Sky Ranch.

We are so grateful to have such generous partners! 

We hope this guide helps you celebrate the golden rays of summer and all the fun that comes with it!

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East Texas Camps

Rose City Summer Camps, in partnership with the Tyler Independent School District, are action-packed, Christian summer day camps taking place in local schools throughout East Texas. The convenience of your hometown meets the adventure of summer camp for a week that’s wild and crazy, challenging and fun, smile-inducing and character-forming and more than anything: unforgettable.

Rose City Summer Camps are more than just day camps; we are committed to sharing the Gospel and showing children the love of Christ in a real, tangible and life-changing way. A ministry of The Mentoring Alliance, Rose City Summer Camps combine incredible activities, academic learning, Bible study, mentorship and tons of fun for a summer that will engage and empower kids for years to come.

Locations: Moore & Three Lakes Middle Schools, Tyler, Texas

(903) 593-9211 

Rose City Summer Camps! Register for the last 3 weeks of camp! A camp your child will never forget!

Posted by Rose City Summer Camps on Thursday, July 13, 2017
East Texas Summer

Sky Ranch is one of North America’s leading Christian camping organizations, with locations in Texas, Colorado, and Oklahoma, offering programs year round. Sky Ranch exists to provide people with a positive, recreational, fun, and memorable experience, while being exposed to the truths of the Word of God.

Launch Camp is HERE!

Sky Ranch is Coming to Tyler!

Sky Ranch Launch Camp offers your child an extraordinary day camp experience – right in your neighborhood! It’s the perfect option for kids entering kindergarten through 4th grade who want to enjoy Sky Ranch Summer camp, but are not quite ready to stay overnight.

At Launch Camp, your camper will enjoy five fun-filled days of camp activities as well as intentional relationships with our caring and extensively trained counselors. Our desire is that your camper would grow in their faith in Jesus Christ along with further developing social and communication skills.

Schedule: Camp begins each day at 9:00am. Pick up Monday through Thursday is at 4:00pm, and parents are encouraged to attend a special closing ceremony on Fridays at 3:00pm.

(903) 266-3341

Overnight Summer Camp in Van, TX:

Summer Camp features exciting activities infused with character-building strategies, counselors that are incredible Godly role models, and an intentional plan – the Sky Ranch Life Map – that takes kids from being consumers of God’s word to participants in God’s plan. K-11.

2019 UNLEASHED! Summer Camp (3-4th grade day camp; 5-8th grade residential camp) June 16-21, 2019; Camp classics of swimming, canoeing, archery and campfires mixed with curriculum of archeology, birding, botanical studies and more! 

15143 Camp Tyler Road, Whitehouse

(903) 565-4475



East Texas Camps

Discovery Science Place summer camps are packed with hands-on activities and experiments, museum exploration time, guest speakers and more! This summer we will have 8 full weeks of Summer Camp fun! Each week will have a different theme including Robotics, Kitchen Chemistry and 3D printing with Minecraft. There will be no camp the week of July 4th. Stayed tuned for more details! 

308 North Broadway, Tyler 

(903) 533-8011



Tyler’s premium escape game experience! Located next to Urban Air Adventure Park, groups of 2 to 8 players will be challenged by working together to find clues, solve puzzles, and unlock locks that will free them from the game room. Perfect for field trips, birthday parties, team building, corporate parties, and more! Do you have what it takes to escape?

8958 South Broadway Avenue, Tyler

(903) 508-5008




 Mox shoes are a lightweight, versatile ballet flat you can wear anywhere for every occasion. Each Mox shoe is detailed with a basket weave pattern. Mox shoes are available in 13 amazing colors in the USA and made from 100% man made rubber. Each pair of shoes comes individually packaged in a 100% cotton, biodegradable, reusable string bag.

What do you get when you merge science exploration and hands-on fun? CAMP AQUA at Shreveport Aquarium! Dive deep into the wonders of the ocean. Experience up close animal encounters and behind the scenes fun. Help our biologist’s prepare food and care for the aquarium animals and learn all about the amazing abilities of our sea creatures. This will be a week packed with action including fieldtrips, art projects, science experiments and more!

601 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport

(318) 383-0601


Splash Kingdom

Go VISIT all 5 Locations!

  • Canton, TX
  • Nacogdoches, TX
  • Greenville, TX
  • Weatherford, TX
  • Shreveport, LA

Learn more about their Season Passes, Family Packs, Birthday Parties and new passes for 2019!

Exciting and educational camps at Tyler Junior College where you can learn new skills, make discoveries, and make new friends. Offering over 50 activity camps!

1205 S. Palmer Avenue, Tyler

(903) 510-2557



Urban Air

If you’re looking for the best year-round indoor amusements in the Swan, Copeland, Noonday, Athens, Palestine and Tyler areas, Urban Air Adventure park is the perfect place! With new adventures behind every corner, we are the ultimate indoor playground for your entire family. Take your kids’ birthday party to the next level or spend a day of fun with the family and you’ll see why we’re more than just a trampoline park. Urban Air Adventure Park has been voted BEST Gym In America for Kids by Shape Magazine, BEST Place To Take Energetic Kids and BEST Trampoline Parks.

8958 South Broadway Avenue, Tyler

(800) 960-4778



Summer Partners

 :: A Comprehensive List ::

Artistic Dance Concepts

ArtsView Children’s Theatre

Bares Taekwondo

Bless Your Art Camp

Boys and Girls Club Afterschool Program

Caldwell Zoo

Camp Fern

Camp His Way

Camp Huawni

Camp Tyler

Discovery Science Place Summer Camp

East Texas Martial Arts


Green Acres Baptist Church Day Camp

Grace Community School

Half Pint Pony Parties


Infinity Dance Studio

Keri’s Dance & Gym

Kilgore College

Kona Ice

LeTourneau University

Longview World of Wonders

Mox Shoes

Oak Hill Montessori

Pine Cove

Piney Woods Gymnastics

Renaissance Southpaw Art Studio

RH Equestrian

Rose City Summer Camp

Shreveport Aquarium

Silver Spur Resort

Sky Ranch

Stepping Stone School

Texas East Kids 

Texas Rose Horse Park

The Brook Hill School

Tumble Time

Tyler Junior College

Tyler Art School

Urban Air



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