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FAYcation Summer Camp

Our Camp Experience

 FAYcation is a day camp for children ages three years through Fifth Grade. In addition to students enrolled at The Fay School, FAYcation is open to Houston-area students. Campers learn and grow intellectually, physically, socially, ethically, and artistically while developing self-confidence and a lifelong love of learning through an active partnership among educators, parents, and students. 

Registration for FAYcation opens on February 13, 2023 at 10:00am. 

Weekly Registration Options Time Price
Early Drop–Off 7:30am - 8:30am $50
Half–Day Camp (Primary Only)
*Includes a daily snack and an official 2023 camp t-shirt​​.
8:30am - Noon $315
Full–Day Camp
*Includes a daily snack, Friday snow cone, and an official 2023 camp t-shirt​​.
8:30am - 3:00pm $465

Weekly Themes


Week 1: A Week at the MOMA
June 5-9

Join us for an art filled week! We will bring out the artist in every camper by exploring modern artists, their methods, and their creations! 


Week 2: Carnival Craze
June 12-16

The party has just begun! We will spend our week investigating the inner workings of the wacky world of carnivals and circuses. Can lions be tamed? How is cotton candy made?!


Week 3: Summer Olympics
June 19-23 

Let the games begin!  Our campers will take an imaginary trip across the globe where they will learn about the unique experiences of the Olympic Games. 


Week 4: Become a Superhero
June 26-30 

What does it take to become a superhero? Our campers will spend the week exploring their hero potential, learning what superpowers can impact the world in a positive way, and soar to great heights with their newfound knowledge.

Primary FAYcation Experience 

During Primary (3-4 years old) FAYcation at The Fay School, campers participate in full day or half day camps based on weekly themes taught by Fay School Faculty. Daily activities include Arts and Crafts, Literacy Explorations, Storybook STEM activities, along with Music and Motor, two recesses, and afternoon quiet time. Each week ends with a Friday Splash Day celebration, featuring age-appropriate water play, a themed tv-show, and snow cones! 

Primary Daily Activities

K-5 FAYcation Experience  

During Kinder – 5th Grade FAYcation at The Fay School, campers participate in full day camps consisting of both educational and specialty courses, along with our signature programs which includes designated time in the Forest and time to create connections with fellow campers, taught by Fay School Faculty. Each week features Science and Literacy explorations tying into a weekly theme, along with a rotating schedule of Art or Cooking (Weeks 1 & 2)/Maker Space (Weeks 3 & 4), P.E or Gymnastics (weeks 1-3)/ Yoga (week 4). Campers are divided into groups by age, and activities are tailored to be developmentally appropriate for each group. Each week ends with a Friday Splash Day celebration, featuring a bounce house/water slide combo, themed movie, and snow cones! 

Signature Programs

Specialty Courses

Frequently Asked Questions


Contact the Director of Extended Day, Rachel Rubin.