Choose your adventure! A safe and fun-filled experience for every boy and girl.
It’s time to start planning for the summer to keep all of the kids active, learning to swim and keeping them playing outside and having fun.
Enter summer camps at Cordillera Ranch, the time-tested alternative to boring days around the house. Our day camps at Cordillera Ranch focus on getting kids outdoors, learning to enjoy the many different activities found on the ranch. We focus on getting kids excited about being in the Guadalupe River, into the many parks and experiencing nature, rather than simply keeping them occupied during the few months they’re not in school. Instead of watching movies or sitting in front of a computer screen, kids are tromping through the creek, playing games and learning to identify insects and plant species.
Last summer our Learn to Swim program experienced tremendous growth and we are excited to have Natalie Sales returning to teach all the kids how to swim. Our priority is getting kids comfortable and learning to be proficient swimmers for our aquatics program during the summer.
Our primary goal at camp is to have kids learn to enjoy the many outdoor activities we offer at the Club. Our campers will learn about the environment on the ranch, so that when the kids get home after camp, they’re dirty, hungry and tired from a full day of activity. Our summer camp staff strives to have kids enjoy the physical and health benefits of experiencing the breeze, the sunlight and the sounds of being outdoors. But aside from all the benefits of getting out into nature, staying physically active, socializing and learning new skills, when it comes down to it, camp is just plain fun. Our key staff are Accredited Camp Directors with the American Camping Association and all of our summer camp staff receives thorough training.
Here are the many camp options at Cordillera Ranch this summer!
Cordillera Cubs Golf Camp
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; Ages: 7-14; Dates: June 9-12 & 23-26, July 7-10 & 21-24, August 4-7
The Cordillera Cubs Junior Golf Camp is a great way to introduce youngsters to the game as well as intermediate level juniors.
Outdoor Pursuits Camp
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00p.m.; Ages: 9-14; Dates: June 23-26, July 14-17, August 4-7
An adventurous camp designed for older kids that will include daily adventure trips off the ranch, fishing, river kayaking and lots of adventure.
Keep Calm and Ride On: Horse Camp
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Ages: 13+; Dates: June 9-12
Do you think you know how to ride? Come experience 3 days of advanced horseback training, horse judging, competition, and fundamentals of equine anatomy and health. Bring your own horse or lease one of ours.
Cowboys and Indians: Horse Camp
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Ages: 7 +; Dates: July 14-17
This is a place for boys to be boys! This camp is four days of cowboy and Indian style horseback riding, archery, roping and outdoor lunches.
Ponies and Princesses Camp
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.; Ages: 4-7; Dates: June 16-19
This camp is for the young cowgirls interested in learning the basics of horses and riding! After horse camp, they will be transported to the club house for a yummy lunch before spending the afternoon focusing on activities from Disney movies like Frozen, Little Mermaid and Snow White. Dress up, singing and dancing will be encouraged.
Giddy Up: Horse Camp
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; Ages: 6 +; Dates: August 11-14
This camp is all about horses! Your kids will be learning fun facts about horses, practicing their riding skills, get to go on an adventurous trail ride and enjoy fun games and crafts!
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Ages: 8+; Dates: June 9-12 & 23-26, July 7-10 & 21-24, August 4-7, 18-21. Tennis camp is for those that want to sharpen their skills to those who are just curious about the game. We will be learning to keep our cool physically and mentally, we will be learning to think while playing, and dealing with the challenges the sport provides!
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; Ages: 4-13; Dates: June 9-12, July 14-17
Swim Camp is all about confidence building, water safety, improving water skills, and swimming fun. All campers will face challenges that fit their skill level, with safety as a priority! For Beginner to intermediate swimmers.
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; Ages: 4-7; Dates: June 23-26, July 21-24, 28-31, August 4-7, 11-14 & 18-21. Discovery Camp is designed to be a fun learning experience for the young and curious trying to find their way. Focus is on motor skill development, team games, art, and team building.
Sneakers & Cleats
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Ages: 8 +; Dates: June 9-12, 23-26, July 7-10, 21-24, August 4-7
This is a golf and tennis camp. Campers will receive professional instruction in both sports. There will be a short pool break at lunch!
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.; Ages: 8-15; Dates: July 28-31
Boys camp is about doing all the things most guys like: fishing, swimming, hiking, sports of all kinds, and getting a little dirty exploring outside. No video games allowed.
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.; Ages: 8-15; Dates: July 28-31
Girls Camp is about doing things that girls like doing. We will be swimming, hiking, exploring, geocaching, playing tennis, crafts, and listening to music. No video games allowed.
Geocaching & Leadership Camp
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.; Ages: 8-16; Dates: July 7-10, August 4-7
We will be hunting geocache treasure using G.P.S., creativity and brains. We also will be exploring the great outdoors dealing with safety, cooking, and experiencing challenges the outdoors can provide.
Princess Camp Time: 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Ages 4-7; Dates: July 14-17
Princess Camp is about singing, dancing, and playing dress up along with your favorite Disney characters from movies like Frozen, Little Mermaid, Cinderella, Snow White, etc. Campers will participate in games, arts, music, and videos. Wearing character gear to camp is encouraged. Some fun costume wear will be available.
Sports Adventure Camp
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.; Ages: 8-14; Dates: June 16-19, July 21-21, August 11-14.
This camp is for boys and girls who like sports and exploring the great outdoors. We will be visiting Swede Creek Park, Guadalupe State Park, Boerne Lake, and neat other locations at Cordillera Ranch. We will be playing sports like tennis, snag golf, softball, capture the flag, fishing and other summer time activities.
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Ages: 8-16; Dates: June 30-July 3
Science Camp will provide hands on experience with experiments that amaze and astonish. We will be constructing boats out of basic materials and building rockets that really fly. All materials will be provided but you will have to bring your imagination and creativity!
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions about any of our camps.