Never a Dull Moment for Kids

June 20, 2017
Never a Dull Moment for Kids

School is out, but Veranda parents will never hear their kids say “there’s nothing to do today” with this list of fun Richmond-area activities:

Fun and Fitness Summer Camp
Fun and Fitness Gymnastics
25350 Canyon Fields Drive
Richmond, TX 77407
Mon.- Fri., through Aug. 11; 9 a.m.-noon half-day; 1-4 p.m. full-day
Cost: half days are $40 per day, $200 per week; full days are $70 per day, $325 per week
Make new friends, have fun and keep moving with camps offered by Fun and Fitness Gymnastics.

Paint Until You Faint Summer Camp
Paint Until You Faint
5503 FM 359 Road
Richmond, TX 77406
10 a.m.-1 p.m., Mon.-Fri., through Aug. 11
$45 per day; $225 per week
Children ages 5-16 enjoy painting two projects each day—either a large or small canvas in the morning and a ceramic mask or small canvas after lunch. The staff assists the campers by drawing an outline of what each child wants and letting them use their creativity to paint the rest.


Hands-on Summer History
George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762
Richmond, TX 77469
10 a.m.-noon, through Aug. 26
Free with admission: $10 adults; $9 seniors 62+; $5 children ages 5-15; children ages 4 and under are free. 
Enjoy special hands-on activities this summer when you tour the George Ranch Historical Park. Each week brings a different activity, so visit often for a summer of learning. Activities include flower pressing, Longhorn care, an Archeology dig and much more!

Sci-Fi Summer
Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center
198 Kempner Street
Sugar Land, TX 77498
10 a.m.–6 p.m., Tues.-Sat., through Sept. 7
Admission: $12 per person; $11 for seniors 65+; children under one free
Take your kids to infinity and beyond this summer with out-of-this-world adventures at the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center. Take charge and steer robots in the Robotics Lab inside the Mercedes-Benz Precision Center, meet special sci-fi characters and explore all aspects of time, space and super powers during WonderWeeks.

Parks and Pools

George Park
2155 Collins Road
Richmond, TX 77469
Opens at 6 a.m.
Play all day at George Park where you will find ball fields, soccer fields, trails, picnic areas and a playground.

T.W. Davis Family YMCA
911 Thompson Hwy
Richmond, TX 77469
See website for recreational swim hours and costs
Cool down at the Y this summer! Children can enjoy swim lessons and camps while adults swim laps or take water exercise classes. Everyone can dive into the pool during the facility’s recreational swim hours.