For Parents bringing children

If you are bringing your child to San Antonio, please refer to the ASMS Conference Policies found on the annual conference homepage.

There are several resources that may be useful to parents in making arrangements for their child while attending the ASMS conference.

1. Private babysitter for your hotel room (all ages). Please contact your hotel directly for any specific recommendations or contact the Mom's Best Friend agency. This agency will provide a babysitter for $12/hour + $40 per day agency fee. Arrangements must be made in advance. Contact Laura Patterson,, 512-381-3149 (direct office tel). Provide the following information to reserve a sitter: your hotel name and address, your full name, your contact number, names/ages of children, date(s) and time(s) of care needed, your billing address + payment information (for the agency fee). Plan to pay babysitter with cash or check at the time of service.

2. Drop-in Daycare Center (infant - 4 y.o.) at Central Christian Church (1.3 miles from convention center). Childcare is offered M-F, 6:30am-6:00pm for infants - 4 years old. Cost is $40/day, a $75 application fee may be required depending upon the number of days booked. Inquire about summer camp option for school age children (cost unknown).  Call or email for more information at (210) 226-9672,

3. Drop-in Daycare Center (infant - 5 y.o.) at Madison Square Presbyterian (2.5 miles from the convention center). Childcare is offered M-F, 7:00am-6:00pm for infants - 5 years old. Cost is $50/day. Call or email for more information at (210) 226-1920 or

4. The DO Seum, San Antonio's Museum for Kids, offers summer camp weeks (5-8 y.o. & 7-10 y.o.) The DO Seum is located 2.5 miles from convention center. There are several week-long camps for June 6-10 for both age groups. Visit The DO Seum website Program & Events page for link to camp brochure and details. These camps sell-out so act quickly, if interested.

5. Green Tree Tennis Club - Sports Camp (6 - 16 y.o.) offers weekly camps featuring tennis and swimming. Rate is $250/week. Located 14 miles from the convention center. Visit the Green Tree Tennis Club website for details and sign-up. Look for the 'Summer Camps' link menu.

6. Summer Camp at the Y - YMCA (5 - 13 y.o.) offers weekly camps beginning June 6. Various locations around San Antonio. View online flyer or website for links to FAQs and Guidelines. Registration not yet open online, please call YMCA Youth Development Office for more information at 210-924-2277.