Summer Camps 2013 – listing by age

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2013 Summer Camps listing by age group (then in alphabetical order)


Here in Portland we are so very lucky to have such an amazing array of camps to send our kids to – at all ages! Below we have listed out camps by age group to make it easy to find something appropriate for any age child!


Click the links below to quickly navigate to the age group of your choice.

All Ages
Ages 2-PreK
Ages K-2nd Grade
Ages 3rd-5th Grade
Ages Middle School
Ages High School

 





All Ages

A Brilliant Nanny LLC – Summer Nannies
Focus: Childcare/Daycare
Portland’s boutique nanny placement agency is locally owned and operated in Multnomah Village. We’ve been helping local families find great childcare since 2006. Our nannies serve the entire Portland metro area and surrounding neighborhoods. Summer nannies encourage play, activity, outdoor adventures, and plenty of opportunities for your children to learn in their community. Our nannies are fully screened and have undergone a thorough background check including a driving record scan. They all have their own reliable vehicles for transporting children to and from activities. Our agency is available anytime to meet with you and discuss your summer childcare needs!
Ages: Newborns through teenagers
Times/Dates: Hire by day/week/month.
Cost: Agency fee: $150/mo or $15/day, nannny rates $12/hr + up
Registration Deadline: May 15 to guarantee choice of schedule
A Brilliant Nanny LLC
7739 SW Capitol Highway, Ste 200
Portland, OR 97219
Tel: 503-459-4055
Web: abnanny.com
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Acting for Kids & Teens – Audition Workshop
Focus: Performing Arts
Kids work on cold-reads, developing character, how to improv during an audition.
Ages: 6-19
Acting for Kids & Teens
232 SE Oak St, Ste 100
Portland, OR 97214
Web: facebook.com/groups/87611952833/?fref=ts
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Aim High Academy of Martial Arts – Aim High Summer Camps
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Join Aim High for a summer of active fun involving martial arts, leadership training, service learning, and field trips! Themes include: Leadership Training, Nerf Madness, Jedi Training Camp, Martial Arts Animal, Air Awareness, and The World is Our Dojo. See our website for more details.
Ages: 3-17 (ages vary by camp)
Times/Dates: 6 Full Weeks! 7:30a – 5:30p
Cost: $40-$300 (multiple options)
Registration Deadline: Opens March 1
Aim High Academy of Martial Arts
16205 NW Bethany Court, Ste 100
Beaverton, OR 97006
Tel: 503-640-8628
Email: info@aimhighma.org
Web: aimhighma.org
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Art(s)cool PDX – Rad, Rad Summer Workshops
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Arts and Sciences Integration Workshops. Please see our website for details.
Ages: 6-17
Times/Dates: Various: June-August, M-F, 8:30-4:30+
Cost: $280/wk
Registration Deadline: Two weeks before next class
Art(s)cool PDX
521 N. Tillamook St
Portland, OR 97227
Tel: 503-919-0953
Email: info@artscoolpdx.com
Web: artscoolpdx.com
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Arthur C. Lee Music Lessons – Piano or Guitar Lessons
Focus: Performing Arts
Fun, friendly, family-oriented piano or guitar lessons in the Portland-Metro area.
Ages: 5 and older
Times/Dates: M-F, 8a-9p
Cost: $30/30 min, $40/hour
Arthur C. Lee Music Lessons
1636 SE Taylor St
Portland, OR 97214
Tel: 971-409-1057
Web: arthurclee.com
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Audubon Society of Portland – Summer Camps
Focus: Day Camps
The Audubon Society of Portland offers half-day, full-day and week-long camps exploring nature through hands-on outdoor leadership and adventure programs. Activities include hikes, games, songs, nature-based craft projects and science experiments all focusing on inspiring children to love and protect nature.
Ages: K-12
Times/Dates: 6/24-8/30
Cost: $170-$490
Registration Deadline: Open until full
Audubon Society of Portland
5151 NW Cornell Road
Portland, OR 97210
Tel: 971-222-6120
Email: iabraham@audubonportland.org
Web: audubonportland.org
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Autistic Community Activity Program, Inc. (ACAP)
Focus: Special Needs
ACAP provides education through recreation for people with Autism, via
daily community outings.
Ages: 7-Adult
Autistic Community Activity Program, Inc. (ACAP)
P.O. Box 4606
Portland, OR 97208
Web: acapportland.org
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Bennett Suzuki Violin Studio – Violin Lessons
Focus: Performing Arts
Age 2 to adult. Parent/child lessons, sibling lessons, private lessons, group lessons. Learn by listening with a gradual transition to note-reading. Edie Bennett has over 35 years of teaching experience, specializing in teaching young children. Please visit website and email for more information and for initial appointment. (free)
Ages: 2-adult
Times/Dates: Mon-Sat, email for schedule
Cost: See website
Registration Deadline: on-going, year round
Bennett Suzuki Violin Studio
8628 SW 50th Ave
Portland, OR 97219
Tel: 503-246-9945
Email: edieviolin@aol.com
Web: ediebennett.com
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Braingystics Multi-sensory Brainfitness and Learning Center – Multisensory Circuit
Brainfitness and Learning

Focus: Academics/Learning Skills/Tutoring
FIT Brains Learn Better! Provide your child the Mind-Body-Brain muscles needed to optimize learning and unleash learning potential. Starts with a comprehensive learning assessment. Braingystics circuit programs develop and unleash important core cognitive abilities, balance and movement, visual, perceptual,auditory processing,focus,attention, memory, self-regulation, and multi-sensorial abilities.
Ages: 4-above
Times/Dates: Mon-Sun, 1 hour sessions
Cost: Learning Assessment $300 (1x; optional); $185/month (4 sessions)
Braingystics Multi-sensory Brainfitness and Learning Center
5215 NE Elam Young Pkwy
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Tel: 503-693-9101
Email: coach@braingystics.com
Web: braingystics.com
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Canyonview Camp – Overnight Camps
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
High school camp, Jr. High camp, and Horse camps for all ages! Join us for a summer of REWIND!
Ages: 1st through 12th grade
Canyonview Camp
13000 Finlay Rd.
PO Box 128
Silverton, OR 97381
Email: info@canyonview.us
Web: canyonviewministries.org
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Catlin Gabel School – Summer Programs
Focus: Academics/Learning Skills/Tutoring
Independent Portland school in a unique setting on 60 acres close to downtown Portland. Sports, arts, integrated day camps, music, film, robotics, writing, academics and more. Catlin Gabel School-independent, coeducational day school serving students preschool through 12th grade. Faculty, staff, and trustees dedicated to individuality, academic excellence, multiculturalism and lifelong learning.
Ages: 4-18
Times/Dates: 6/24-7/26, week-long sessions
Cost: Varies
Catlin Gabel School
8825 SW Barnes Road
Portland, OR 97225
Tel: 503-297-1894
Email: admission@catlin.edu
Web: catlin.edu/summer
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Children’s Gym, The – Summer Sports Camp
Focus: Gymnastics/Dance
Sports Camp offers a day filled with Gymnastics, Boulder Climbing at The Circuit Gym, fields games at Buckman Park. 9am-3:30 with extended care available as early as 8am and as late as 5:30. Extended Care $7 per hour.
Ages: 3 yrs to 14 yrs
Times/Dates: M-F, full weeks not required. Can pick days.
Cost: $60/day registered, $70/day non-registered
Children’s Gym, The
1625 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR 97232
Tel: 503-249-5867
Email: contact@childrensgym.com
Web: childrensgym.com
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Classical Ballet Academy – Fairytale Camps, CBA Dance Company, Open Classes
Focus: Performing Arts
We offer a variety of dance camps, ballet intensives,open classes and a CBA Dance Company, for dancers of all ages and skill levels. See our web site www.classicalballet.net for more information.
Ages: 3-Adult
Times/Dates: July-August
Cost: See website
Registration Deadline: Until filled
Classical Ballet Academy
7970 SE Milwaukie Avenue
Portland, OR 97202
Tel: 503-890-6101
Email: director@classicalballet.net
Web: classicalballet.net
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Community Cycling Center – Bike Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Bike Camp is more than just riding a bike – it’s about the empowerment and independence kids feel from a summer adventure on two wheels. Campers gain confidence, knowledge, and skills in a supportive team environment. Activities focus on developing safe riding techniques, mechanical skills, and road knowledge through hands-on experience.
Ages: 6-17
Times/Dates: Check website for dates and times (June – August)
Cost: $290/week (exceptions for specialty camps)
Registration Deadline: Registration begins Feb 1, open until filled.
Community Cycling Center
1700 NE Alberta Street
Portland, OR 97211
Tel: 503-288-8864
Web: CommunityCyclingCenter.org
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Concordia University – Concordia Youth Soccer Camps
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Our camps are will teach skill ball skills, rules and fun of the game. Beautiful and safe setting.
Ages: K-12
Concordia University
2811 NE Holman St.
Portland, OR 97211
Tel: 503-280-8501
Web: cu-portland.edu
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Culture Club – French Camp
Focus: Foreign Languages
Culture Club is excited to offer its very first boutique style French language immersion camp.
Ages: 5-14
Culture Club
4305 SE Belmont St, Apt 7
Portland, OR 97215
Web: cultureclubkids.com
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Do Jump! Physical Theatre School –
Focus: Gymnastics/Dance
Trapeze, acrobatics, juggling, physical theatre, stilts, aerial apparatus and fun for ages 1-100. Full and half-day camps, weekly classes, and specialty workshops, including Aerial Arts, Boys Camp, Performance Lab, Baby Circus, Family Camp and more. Students gain confidence, strength, and grace in a cooperative, creative and fun environment! At the Echo Theatre (SE) and Multnomah Arts Center (SW).
Ages: 1-100
Times/Dates: June – August
Cost: Varies
Do Jump! Physical Theatre School
1515 SE 37th Ave
Portland, OR 97214
Tel: 503-231-1232
Email: dojump@dojump.org
Web: dojump.org
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Echo Glen Equestrian Center – Art of Riding Horseback Lessons and Camps
Focus: Equestrian
Send yourself or your child into training with someone you can trust. With over 20 years in the equine industry, you can be confidant in receiving one of the best equestrian educations available! All levels of riders are welcome. We specialize in Hunter/Jumper/Equitation! www.art-of-riding.net
Ages: 4 and up
Times/Dates: M-Sa, 9-630p
Cost: $40 per person
Registration Deadline: On-going
Echo Glen Equestrian Center
15150 NW Echo Glen Lane
(formerly Nitchman Rd)
North Plains, OR 97133
Tel: 503-647-5003
Email: martin@hevanet.com
Web: echoglenec.com
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Edge Fitness – Kids Kore
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
This program helps kids improve core strength, balance, and coordination through FUN exercise!
Ages: 6-13
Edge Fitness
1502 N. Ainsworth Ave
Portland, OR 97217
Web: edgeperformancefitness.com/youth-programs/
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Friends of Tryon Creek – Summer Nature Day Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Using the park as its classroom, the Friends of Tryon Creek provide children with stimulating, varied opportunities to learn about science, ecology, regional environment, and local history. We offer structured education and interpretive programs to people of all ages, both formal and informal.
Ages: Pre-K-7th grade
Times/Dates: See website
Cost: See website
Registration Deadline: Open until full
Friends of Tryon Creek
11321 SW Terwilliger Ave
Portland, OR 97219
Tel: 503-636-4398
Email: jessica@tryonfriends.org
Web: tryonfriends.org
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Gan Israel Day Camp –
Focus: Day Camps
The Jewish Experience for the Modern Child. In Portland. Since 1984.
Ages: 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-11
Gan Israel Day Camp
6612 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97239
Web: CGIportland.com
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German American School of Portland – Kindersommer Camps
Focus: Foreign Languages
Join the German American School’s Kindersommer where learning a language is fun! Immerse your child in a second language through camps including crafting, cooking, singing and playing. Before care is offered free of charge and after care is available for an additional fee. The German American School of Portland, this place is Wunderbar!
Ages: Preschool-8th grade
Times/Dates: 9am-3pm, 6/17-8/23, Before/After Care: 8a-9a & 3p-6p
Cost: Pre-K $395/2 wks, Gr 1-8 $260/wk
Registration Deadline: May 31 or until capacity reached
German American School of Portland
3900 SW Murray Blvd
Beaverton, OR 97005
Tel: 503-626-9089
Web: gspdx.org
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Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington
Focus: Overnight Camps
Girl Scout resident camp offers activities that encourage girls to build self-esteem & teamwork.

Ages: K-12, Ages 6 and up
Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington
9620 SW Barbur Blvd
Portland, OR 97219
Tel: 800-338-5248
Email: girlscouts@girlscoutsosw.org
Web: girlscoutsosw.org
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Lakewood Theatre Company – Young Performers Workshop
Focus: Performing Arts
Lakewood offers classes in performing arts emphasizing creativity, team-building skills, and personal success.
Ages: 4-17
Times/Dates: July 8 – August 9, 2013
Cost: $80-$195
Registration Deadline: June 15
Lakewood Theatre Company
368 S. State Street
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Tel: 503-635-3901
Email: center.info@lakewood-center.org
Web: lakewood-center.org
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Lumberyard Bike Park – Summer Camps @ the ‘Yard
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Kids have the summer off of school? Have them join us to learn BMX and Mountain biking skills.
Ages: 6-17
Lumberyard Bike Park
2700 NE 82nd Ave
Portland, OR 97220
Web: lumberyardmtb.com
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Mittleman Jewish Community Center – Traditional Summer Day Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Register now for a fantastic summer of activities including sports, arts, crafts, rock wall climbing, swimming and more! We are proud to be one of the few traditional day camps in Portland. We offer our classic camp program and week-long specialty camps including gymnastics, kayaking, cooking, soccer, movie making, chess and more! Camps run in 1 week, full-day or half-day sessions.
Ages: 3 years – 8th grade
Times/Dates: 6/17-8/30 9a-4p Precare and Aftercare available 7:30a and 6p
Cost: Varies by camp
Registration Deadline: Opens 3/10
Mittleman Jewish Community Center
6651 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR 97219
Tel: 503-244-0111
Email: daycamp@oregonjcc.org
Web: oregonjcc.org/daycamp
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MusicWerks Studio – Rock Star Camp, Junior Rock Star Camp, Grow a Musician
Focus: Performing Arts
Have fun at MusicWerks Studio with our exciting Rock Star, Jr. Rock Star, & Grow a Musician Camps. Grow a Musician explores a new instrument daily & Rock Stars have a rockin’ performance. Our camps have indoor & outdoor activities for ages 4-15. Full Day Camps, Mon-Fri, 9-3pm $199. Beforecare/Aftercare available.

Ages: 4-15
Times/Dates: 9-3pm. Please see our website MusicWerksStudio.com
Cost: $199
Registration Deadline: 3/31 for early bird discount of 10% on camps.
MusicWerks Studio
4518 NE 28th Ave
Portland, OR 97211
Tel: 503-287-5028
Email: info@musicwerksstudio.com
Web: musicwerksstudio.com
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Northwest Children’s Theater and School
Focus: Performing Arts
NWCT is looking forward to another exciting summer of theater camps! We have something for all skill levels and ages. Skills workshops include Acting for Film, musical theater, comedy, scene-study and more. Playlab camps will put on plays include: Dr. Seuss Tales, Aladdin, Jackie and the Giants, Those Little Rascals and Macbeth! Students audition, rehearse, and perform a show with costumes and makeup – everyone gets a part! Morning, afternoon, and all day camps are available in both one and two-week sessions. Skills workshops conclude with a final-day demonstration, playlabs conclude with a performance. Call for further details, or visit website for full class descriptions, the latter part of March 2013.

Ages: 4 1/2-18
Times/Dates: Mid-June to August
Cost: $135-$525
Registration Deadline: Two weeks prior to first class.
Northwest Children’s Theater and School
1819 NW Everett
Portland, OR 97209
Tel: 503-222-2190
Web: nwcts.org
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Northwest Dance Project – Summer Dance Camp
Focus: Gymnastics/Dance
June 17-28: Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Musical Theater, Choreography + Visual Arts
Ages: 4-17
Northwest Dance Project
833 N. Shaver Street
Portland, OR 97227
Tel: 503-421-7434
Email: info@nwdanceproject.org
Web: nwdanceproject.org
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Northwest Fencing Center
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
FENCING IS: sport fun birthday parties summer camps homeschool classes tournaments international classes 6 – 99yrs world champions Olympians competitive confidence self-discipline endurance poise analytical skills decision making confidence challenging.
Ages: 6-16
Times/Dates: 9am-1pm, 7/8-12, 7/22-26, 8/12-16, 8/19-23
Cost: $150
Northwest Fencing Center
4950 SW Western Ave
Portland, OR 97229
Tel: 503-277-2237
Email: nwfc_portland@yahoo.com
Web: nwfencing.org
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OMSI Summer Camps & Classes
Focus: Science/Nature
OMSI Science Camps and Classes offer the combination of science, adventure, and activity. Camps take place in beautiful settings from the mountains to the coast to the desert. Classes taught at the museum inspire students to appreciate the wonders of science. Visit our website for the myriad of experiences available.
Ages: Grades 2-12 and families
Times/Dates: May-Oct
Cost: $132-$875
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
OMSI Summer Camps & Classes
1945 SE Water Avenue
Portland, OR 97214
Tel: 503-767-4661
Web: omsi.edu
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Oregon Children’s Theatre – Acting Academy
Focus: Performing Arts
We offer summer acting classes for students of all ages and levels. Classes are held at OCT’s eastside studios and Portland area stages. Our caring and encouraging teachers are some of Portland’s best, most sought after professionals. All classes end with a final performance for friends and family.
Ages: 4-18
Times/Dates: 6/17-8/23
Cost: $150-$300
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
Oregon Children’s Theatre
1939 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR 97232
Tel: 503-228-9571
Web: octc.org
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Oregon College of Art & Craft – Art Adventures Youth Day Camp
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Sculpt, paint, stitch, build, felt, and print at Art Adventures- one of Portland’s most respected summer arts day camps. Each week offers children an introduction to four different art mediums on OCAC’s lovely ten-acre campus. OCAC is located just minutes from downtown Portland and Before/Aftercare options are available.
Ages: 1st-5th grade
Times/Dates: Weekly, 9am-5pm, June 17-August 23 (excluding July 4 week)
Cost: $300/wk
Registration Deadline: Ongoing with Early Registration Discount until April 1
Oregon College of Art & Craft
8245 SW Barnes Road
Portland, OR 97225
Tel: 971-255-4205
Email: artadventures@ocac.edu
Web: ocac.edu
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Oregon Episcopal School – OES Summer Programs
Focus: Academics/Learning Skills/Tutoring
Join us this summer for 10 weeks of fun and learning with camps for children Pre-K through Grade 12. Our camps offer hands-on activities, a stimulating curriculum, fun adventures, trips, and high-energy athletics! Our experienced faculty, beautiful campus, and family atmosphere combine to create a wonderful summertime experience for all.
Ages: 250 camps for Pre-K-Grade 12
Times/Dates: 6/17-8/23
Cost: Call for Info
Registration Deadline: Began Feb 4 online
Oregon Episcopal School
6300 SW Nicol Rd
Portland, OR 97223
Tel: 503-768-3145
Web: oes.edu
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Oregon Zoo – Summer Day Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Oregon Zoo Summer camp is a week-long, fun filled experience! Each camp week includes Zoo tours, games art projects, touchable animals and more! Each age group focuses on a different topic, so there’s always something new. Don’t delay, sign up for a wild time!
Ages: See website
Times/Dates: Weekly, 6/17-8/30
Cost: Varies (see website)
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
Oregon Zoo
4001 SW Canyon Rd
Portland, OR 97221
Tel: 503-226-1561
Web: oregonzoo.org
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Pacific Northwest College of Art – smArtworks
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
smARTworks 2013: Art + Storytelling, smARTworks are unique summer camps designed specifically for children and teens who use art as a lens to investigate the world. One-week workshops guide children as they explore project topics and a variety of artistic mediums.
Ages: 4-13
Times/Dates: 7/8-8/2, 9a-4p
Cost: Tuition $200, Fee: $100
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
Pacific Northwest College of Art
1241 NW Johnson St.
Portland, OR 97209
Tel: 503-821-8903
Email: skaltwasser@pnca.edu
Web: pnca.edu/ceyouth
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Pendulum Aerial Arts – Contemporary Circus Summer Intensive
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Students will gain skills, strength and poise in the air while having fun.
Ages: 8-18
Pendulum Aerial Arts
2525 SW Patton Road
Portland, OR 97201
Web: pendulumaerialarts.org
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Portland Athletic Club – Sports Fitness Camp
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Be physically educated about fitness! All sports: tennis, dodge & kickball, basketball & more!
Ages: 4-17
Portland Athletic Club
5803 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy
Portland, OR 97221
Web: portlandathleticclub.net
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Portland City United Soccer Club – Soccer Day Camp
Focus: Day Camps
PCUSC has been doing camps in Portland for 14 years. Our camps are designed for all levels of players with different abilities and ambitions. Camp curriculum is designed to give kids a fun environment to learn the game of soccer, meet kids in their neighborhood, and play a lot of soccer.
Ages: 5-18
Times/Dates: 10a-3p, 6/17-8/8, see website for locations
Cost: $50-125
Registration Deadline: Up to Monday of the week of the camp
Portland City United Soccer Club
3439 NE Sandy Blvd, #348
Portland, OR 97232
Tel: 503-643-1530
Email: portlandcityunitedsc@yahoo.com
Web: pcusc.org
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Portland Parks & Recreation – Classes & Camps for All Ages
Focus: Day Camps
At Portland Parks & Recreation summer is our specialty. From preschool to teens we’ll excite and keep your kids safe and active. We offer activities ranging from dance to skateboarding, swimming to nature, sports to arts, environmental science to music. Let your kids unplug this summer – get them out of the house and into the fresh air and sunshine!
Ages: 3-18
Times/Dates: visit portlandparks.org
Portland Parks & Recreation
Many locations across the Portland metro area
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Tel: 503-823-PLAY (7529)
Web: portlandparks.org
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Portland Rock Gym – Summer Camp
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Campers climb & participate in many activities. Kids ages 12 and over will learn how to belay.
Ages: 6-15
Portland Rock Gym
21 NE 12th Ave
Portland, OR 97232
Web: portlandrockgym.com
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Portland Taiko –
Focus: Gymnastics/Dance
Learn the basics of taiko techniques and skills along with many other fun, cultural activities.
Ages: 6-15, grades 1-9
Portland Taiko
3230 NE Columbia St
Portland, OR 97211
Web: portlandtaiko.org/youth/
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Portland Timbers – Soccer Day Camps
Focus: Day Camps
The Portland Timbers will run a series of soccer camps for children of all abilities ages 5-18 this summer. Players will learn soccer skills and have fun doing it with an outstanding coaching staff! Visit portlandtimbers.com/youth/portland-timbers-camp-program to view and to register for a variety of camps.
Ages: 5-19
Times/Dates: Varies (see website)
Cost: Varies (see website)
Registration Deadline: Varies (see website)
Portland Timbers
1844 SW Morrison
Portland, OR 97205
Tel: 503-553-5400
Web: portlandtimbers.com
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Portland Waldorf School – Summer Adventure Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Join us this summer for adventure and fun at Portland Waldorf School. A variety of camps including; music, art, outdoors and much more. We have something for everyone!
Ages: Pre K, Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle & High School
Times/Dates: June, July & August
Cost: $115-$600
Registration Deadline: June 14
Portland Waldorf School
2300 SE Harrison St.
Milwaukie, OR 97222
Tel: 503-654-2200
Web: portlandwaldorf.org
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Rose City Music Academy – Fine Arts Camp
Focus: Performing Arts
We spend time each day studying music, learning our instruments, enjoying time outdoors on the lovely 60 acre Catlin Gabel School campus, working in the arts room and performing together. Our professional faculty offers Suzuki groups, fiddle class, guitar groups, piano class, orchestra, chamber music, arts and choir.
Ages: 4+
Times/Dates: 7/8-12, 7/22-26 Full & half days; Call for info
Cost: Call for info
Rose City Music Academy
7905 SW Matheny Drive
Beaverton, OR 97008
Tel: 503-341-1071
Email: rosecitymusicacademy@gmail.com
Web: rosecitymusicacademy.com
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Salem World Beat Festival – Oregon’s Premier International Cultural Event
Focus: Family Travel
Travel the world at Salem’s Riverfront Park during the 16th Annual World Beat Festival. Enjoy a program of international food, music, dance, crafts, shopping, dragon boat races and fun for all ages. Over 125 performances, demonstrations and workshops take place throughout the weekend in the festival’s five world villages. Special 2013 focus: Celebrate Japan!
Ages: 1-100
Times/Dates: 10am-11pm 6/29, 10am-6pm 6/30
Cost: $5
Salem World Beat Festival
PO Box 4611
Salem, OR 97302
Tel: 503-581-2004
Web: worldbeatfestival.org
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Tears of Joy Theatre – Puppet and Animation Camps
Focus: Performing Arts
“Puppetry for Young Children”, kids 5-7 will learn to make and operate puppets and put on a puppet show! “Puppet Construction and Performance”, kids 7-12 learn advanced puppet building skills as well writing and performing their own piece! “Animation 101″ teaches kids 7-12 how create their own stop-motion animation!
Ages: 5-16
Times/Dates: July 8-13 9am-12pm, July 15-20 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm
Cost: $150-$175
Registration Deadline: July 1
Tears of Joy Theatre
1111 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
Tel: 503-248-0557
Web: tojt.org
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The Lawrence Actor Group – LAG Drama Camps
Focus: Performing Arts
Imagination Rules! Affordable performance focused camp specializes in letting little stars shine!
Ages: 5-18
The Lawrence Actor Group
Reynolds High School
1698 SW Cherry Park Rd.
Troutdale, OR 97060
Tel: 503-887-6250
Email: admin@thelawrenceactorgroup.com
Web: thelawrenceactorgroup.com
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Trackers Earth – Day Camps
Focus: Day Camps
There are no other camps like Trackers camps! Learn stealth, archery and wilderness survival. Go on a forest fishing expedition. Attend a school of magic. Explore life on a little house homestead. Join our Secret Agent Academy. Learn to make and shoot a bow and arrow. Forge your own knife and even adventure in Middle Earth. All this plus kayaking, paintball and more. Whatever your child’s interests, we’ve got an outdoors camp for that! Day camps depart for awesome nature exploration every day from our Sellwood and Hillsboro locations, whisking them off to fantastic adventure. Trackers Earth, the best camps in the known universe.
Ages: 4-17
Times/Dates: Weekly options: 6/17- 8/31. Extended camp available: 7:30a – 6p
Cost: $249 – $449
Registration Deadline: Open until filled. Early registration discounts available
Trackers Earth
5040 SE Milwaukie Ave
Portland, OR 97202
Tel: 503-345-3312
Email: info@trackersearth.com
Web: trackersearth.com
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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District
Focus: Day Camps
No matter what sort of summer camp you’re looking for, the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District in Beaverton has one for your family: sports, aquatics, arts, nature, science, and much more. Our camps are fun, educational and priced to meet your budget. For details, visit www.thprd.org or call 503/645-6433.
Ages: 4-14
Times/Dates: Varies (see website)
Cost: Varies
Registration Deadline: April 20
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District
15707 SW Walker Road
Beaverton, OR 97006
Tel: 503-645-6433
Web: thprd.org
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Westside Dance & Gymnastics Academy – Spring Break & Summer Camp Program
Focus: Gymnastics/Dance
Half Day & All Day Camps available in dance & gymnastics-spring break and summer break as well! Campers will enjoy a new theme each day. Ages 3-14 will enjoy our zipline, trampoline, bounce house, and all of the gymnastics apparatus as a part of the camp curriculum.
Ages: 3-17
Times/Dates: 3/25-3/29, 6/17-8/30
Cost: Half Day $130/$140 wk, $30/$32 day; Full Day $255/$265 wk, $57/$62day
Westside Dance & Gymnastics Academy
11632 SW Pacific Hwy
Tigard, OR 97223
Tel: 503-639-5388
Email: info@westsideacademy.com
Web: westsideacademy.com
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Westside Pediatrics Clinic
Focus: Medical/Dental
Look to Westside to provide care you can trust and to treat you as family. Since 1983 we have provided compassionate, quality healthcare to families in the Portland area. Our caring staff will serve your child’s developmental and healthcare needs. Our mission is to teach, to empower, and to heal.
Westside Pediatrics Clinic
9555 SW Barnes Rd, Ste 270
Portland, OR 97225
Tel: 503-297-1025
Web: westsidepediatrics.com
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Willamette Sailing Club
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
WSC is located just south of downtown Portland. We offer week-long half day and full day sailing camps. Younger kids sail in Optimist Prams and teens sail in 14ft Club 420s. Most class time is spent on the water, combining sailing drills, water safety, and fun!
Ages: 5-90
Times/Dates: All summer, beginning 6/17 for half- and full-day camps.
Cost: $95-$385
Registration Deadline: Opens March 1, remains open until full.
Willamette Sailing Club
PO Box 69385
6336 SW Beaver Avenue
Portland, OR 97239
Tel: 503-730-SAIL
Email: office@willamettesailingclub.com
Web: willamettesailingclub.com
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Willowbrook Arts Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Integrated arts in a beautiful outdoor setting! Children explore theatre, music, dance, world arts and crafts, nature, creative writing, ceramics, basketry, weaving, photography, filmmaking, and more. Beginners and advanced students may sample freely or hone favorite skills. Theatre productions are open to all ages. See website or call for details.
Ages: 3-18 yrs
Times/Dates: June 24-August 2: M-F 9:00-3:15; flexible scheduling options
Cost: $200/wk, $42/day, $21/half day
Registration Deadline: See website for discounted rates, specials & deadlines
Willowbrook Arts Camp
PO Box 3546
Tualatin, OR 97062
Tel: 503-691-6132
Web: willowbrookartscamp.org
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Windells Camp
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Windells Camp is an all ages Snowboard, Freeski, Skateboard and BMX Overnight/Day Camp on Mt. Hood
Ages: 4 yrs to Adult
Windells Camp
59550 E Hwy 26
Sandy, OR 97055
Web: windells.com
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Youth Music Project – Summer Music Camps
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Pack yourself gold lame jumpsuit, a fried PB& banana sandwich and come on down for Elvis Camp.
Ages: K-12
Youth Music Project
2015 8th Avenue
West Linn, OR 97068
Web: youthmusicproject.org
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Ages 2-Prek

4-H Discovery Farm – at Alpenrose Dairy
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Exploring and discovering, while making new friends at the old fashioned setting of Alpenrose Dairy.
Ages: 5-12
4-H Discovery Farm
155 N. First Ave, Suite 200
Hillsboro, OR 97214
Web: extension.oregonstate.edu
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A.C. Gilbert’s Discovery Village –
Focus: Science/Nature
Unique camps with a hands-on, inquiry-based approach located within the children’s museum. 4/8-8/23
Ages: 3-12
A.C. Gilbert’s Discovery Village
116 Marion St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Web: acgilbert.org
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Adventure Wild Summer Day Camp – A Benefit for Friends of Outdoor School
Focus: Day Camps
Join us at Adventure WILD Day Camp! Through wonder, inquiry, learning, and discovery, your child will spend the summer engaged in art, science, and nature activities that will inspire and captivate their senses. Give your child the chance to play outside while investigating the natural world guided by our phenomenal staff.
Ages: 4-11
Times/Dates: Weekly, June-August
Cost: $125-$250
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
Adventure Wild Summer Day Camp
c/o Friends of Outdoor School
PO Box 20728
Portland, OR 97294
Tel: 503-257-1621
Email: teamadventurewild@gmail.com
Web: adventurewild.org
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AHSC Yu Miao Chinese Immersion Preschool – AHSC Yu Miao Chinese Cultural Camp
Focus: Preschools
Offered are 10 weekly sessions of Chinese cultural camp for children ages 3-10, with rotating weekly themes. Students will discover the extraordinaire of the Chinese cultures through exploring dance, Chinese music (instruments and music theory), games, martial arts, calligraphy, brush painting, crafts, and culinary arts while learning and practicing Mandarin.
Ages: 3-4 years; 5-6 years; 7-10 years
Times/Dates: 6/17-8/23, M-F, Half Day 9a-12p, Full Day 9a-3p; before & after care available
Cost: Half day $130; Full day $210
Registration Deadline: By May 4th to qualify for early bird discount.
AHSC Yu Miao Chinese Immersion Preschool
5239 SE Woodstock Blvd
Portland, OR 97206
Tel: 503-775-3767
Web: ahscpdx.org
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Bridgeport Village – Camp Bridgeport
Focus: Day Camps
Join Bridgeport Village and Radio Disney for dancing, singing, games and prizes every Wednesday in July and August. Each week, kids will dive into a new educational activity and have fun and adventures along the way. The event is free and open to the public and each child will leave with a goody bag from Radio Disney.
Ages: 1-10
Times/Dates: Wednesdays 7/10 – 8/28, 10:30am-12:30pm
Cost: Free
Bridgeport Village
7455 SW Bridgeport Village
Tigard, OR 97224
Web: bridgeport-village.com
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Cedar Hills Recreation Center – Cedar Hills Camp Busy Bee’s
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Looking for a safe place where your little one can create, explore, make new friends and have fun this summer? Well… discover Cedar Hills newest Camp Busy Bee’s! The focus of Camp Busy Bee’s is for each child to have a safe and positive place where they can learn, grow and express themselves while developing awesome friendships. Our fun loving staff will fill the days with cool crafts, great games, amazing art, spectacular sports and travel on the coolest all-day field trips! Staff supervision is available 7:30am – 6pm.
Ages: 4-5 yrs
Times/Dates: M-F 7:30am-6:00pm; 6/17-6/21, 6/25-6/29, 7/1-7/5, 7/8-7/12, 7/15-7/19, 7/22-7/26, 7/29-8/2, 8/5-8/9, 8/12-8/16, 8/19-8/23, 8/26-8/29
Cost: $175/week
Registration Deadline: Registration begins 4/20/2013
Cedar Hills Recreation Center
11640 SW Park Way
Portland, OR 97225
Web: thprd.org
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Child’s View Montessori School – Preschool
Focus: Preschools
A year-round community where children joyfully discover themselves as well as other people, creatures and cultures in a nurturing Montessori environment. Child’s View helps your child develop to their fullest potential by fostering practical indoor and outdoor living skills, a mathematical mind, cultural research, science, music, art, gardening and the self-confidence to communicate their wants and needs through expressive and written languages. Education for Life/Education for Peace.
Ages: 2 1/2 – Kindergarten
Times/Dates: 8:30-1, 3, 4:30 or 6pm with early arrival options
Cost: See website
Child’s View Montessori School
4729 SW Taylors Ferry Road
Portland, OR 97219
Tel: 503-293-9422
Email: info@childsview.net
Web: childsview.net
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Chinese American International School – The Art of Life Science
Focus: Preschools
Join us for a week (or more!) of fun, educational adventures in cheerful classrooms surrounded by nature. Camp curriculum’s are designed to increase Chinese vocabulary and stimulate an appreciation of the life sciences and sports. Weekly themes; Organic Gardening, Sports Boot Camp and Panda (Animal) Camp.
Ages: Pre-3rd grade
Times/Dates: June 17-21, July 8-12, Aug. 19-23
Cost: $155 per weekly session
Registration Deadline: First come, first served
Chinese American International School
1855 South Shore Blvd
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Tel: 503-348-3028
Email: spons@caisoregon.org
Web: caisoregon.org
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Creative Children’s Center – Creativity Camps
Focus: Day Camps
Creative Children’s Center believes that all children are gifted and creative thinkers! Our unique summer classes encourage children to explore big ideas in fun and innovative ways. Music, construction, theater and art are an everyday experience, supporting a child’s love to learn, in 100 languages.
Ages: 3-10
Times/Dates: Full and half day
Cost: $95-$225
Registration Deadline: Open
Creative Children’s Center
2515 SW 185th Street
Beaverton, OR 97006
Tel: 503-591-0604
Email: creativechildrencenter@frontier.com
Web: creativechildrenscenter.com
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Creative Minds Learning Centers – Creative Outlets for Kids
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Creative Outlets 4 Kids: Enrichment camps offering language, music, and yoga classes for children.
Ages: 24 months – 6 years
Creative Minds Learning Centers
PO Box 16298
Portland, OR 97292
Web: creativeoutlets4kids.com
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Early Learning Matters – Summer Adventures in Learning
Focus: Preschools
Participants gain important academic, social, and leadership skills through hands-on experiences. Classes are rich with music, movement, art, and yoga. Children enjoy a new theme every 2 weeks: Let’s Get Cooking, My Garden Grows, Living Story Books, and Our Feathered Friends. Visit ELM’s website for more information about Summer Programs and Fall Preschool/Kindergarten.
Ages: 3-6
Times/Dates: Tu,Th, 9-11:45am, 7/9-8/22
Cost: $395
Registration Deadline: When full
Early Learning Matters
1400 NE 48th Ave, Suite 108
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Tel: 503-648-8917
Email: info@strongthinkers.com
Web: strongthinkers.com
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French American International School – Language, Sport, Art and
Science Day Camps

Focus: Day Camps
Summer Camp at FAIS offers a wide selection of fun and innovative camps. Our experienced staff lead children through engaging on and off-campus activities, which are supported by a hands-on curriculum. We are excited to provide children with many opportunities to develop and improve their skills in a safe atmosphere.
Ages: 2.5 yrs-5th grade
Times/Dates: 9a-3:30p, 7/15-8/23
Cost: $295 and up
French American International School
8500 NW Johnson Street
Portland, OR 97229
Tel: 503-292-7776
Email: admissions@faispdx.org
Web: faispdx.org
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Hands On Art and Play – Summer Camps
Focus: Preschools
Join Hands On Art & Play for summer fun! Every week of camp has an exciting theme. Each day our teachers lead a group of children through art and craft activities and plenty of outdoor play. All summer camps are from 9-12:30 PM Sign up for a few days, one week or the whole summer!
Ages: 2 1/2 – 6 yrs
Times/Dates: M-F, 6/3-8/30, 9a-12:30p
Cost: $40 per day
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
Hands On Art and Play
2800 SE Harrison
Portland, OR 97214
Tel: 503-239-8521
Email: Jennifer@handsonartandplay.com
Web: handsonartandplay.com
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In a Child’s Path Farm
Focus: Science/Nature
Children will learn how to interact and relate to the animals, developing trust and self confidence.
Ages: 3-6
In a Child’s Path Farm
29495 SE Kelso Rd
Boring, OR 97009
Tel: 503-281-2273
Email: inachildspath@qwestoffice.net
Web: inachildspathfarm.com
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International School, The – Language Immersion Summer Camps
Focus: Day Camps
Join The International School for language immersion summer camps in Spanish, Japanese and Chinese. Whether new to the language or already fluent, children will have fun exploring language and culture through songs, folktales, crafts, games, exciting outdoor activities and so much more!
Ages: 3 years – entering 5th grade
Times/Dates: Full Day 8:15-3:45; Half Day 8:15-12
Cost: $365-$475 per 2/wk session
Registration Deadline: Begins 2/15, rolling admission; as long as space is available
International School, The
025 SW Sherman St.
Portland, OR 97201
Tel: 503-226-2496
Email: admissions@intlschool.org
Web: intlschool.org
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Joy Central – Summer Childcare & Camps
Focus: Preschools
During the summer, our Before/After School care EXPANDS into day camps for preschool and school age children. We offer activities, day trips, indoor and outdoor games, and skill building experiences, meals included. Full time or half time, 2, 3, 4 or 5 days per week. An easy drive, we’re only 5 blocks from I-205.
Ages: 6 weeks – 12 years
Times/Dates: Camps: June-August, 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM, Mondays-Fridays
Cost: Varies by age, see website
Registration Deadline: Until filled
Joy Central
8815 NE Glisan St.
Portland, OR 97220
Tel: 503-252-1426
Email: michelle@joycentral.com
Web: JoyCentral.com
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L’Etoile French Immersion School – L’Etoile Summer Camp
Focus: Foreign Languages
We are excited about the fun and engaging activities that we will offer in both French and English.
Ages: 3 – 10
L’Etoile French Immersion School
5839 SW Hood Ave
Portland, OR 97239
Web: letoilefrenchschool.com/enrollment/
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Little Gym of Lake Oswego/Tualatin, The – Summer Classes and Camps
Focus: Gymnastics/Dance
For over 30 years The Little Gym has provided premier motor skill development programs for children 4 months to 12 years. Offering parent/child classes, gymnastics, sports skills, dance, karate, birthday parties, and camps. 10% discount for multiple children.
Ages: 4mos-12yrs
Times/Dates: June-Sept
Cost: Varies
Little Gym of Lake Oswego/Tualatin, The
17890 SW McEwan Rd
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Tel: 503-595-9702
Web: tlglakeoswegoor.com
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Living City LLC – Side Yard Farm Summer Camp
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Enjoy a week at the farm, planting and harvesting veggies, cooking, crafting , playing and running!
Ages: 3-13
Living City LLC
4310 NE 54th Ave
Portland, OR 97218
Web: livingcitypdx.com
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Living Wisdom School – Joyful Heart & Yoga Day Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Joyful Heart Program for preschool and kinders: Through stories, songs, movement, art, yoga, and play children learn about their higher selves. We have fun while we practice loving kindness. Yoga Day Camp for elementary-aged children: Games, yoga, handicrafts, cooking, and swimming. Led by LWS teachers.
Ages: 3 1/2-10
Times/Dates: 7/29-8/2
Cost: $130-150
Registration Deadline: July 15, enrollment limited
Living Wisdom School
4855 SW Watson Ave
Beaverton, OR 97005
Tel: 503-671-9112
Email: office@livingwisdomportland.org
Web: livingwisdomportland.org
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Lynwood Friends Church –
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Children learn to draw using pencil, marker and pastels. Active and engaging.
Ages: 3 – 11 yrs
Lynwood Friends Church
835 SE 162nd
Portland, OR 97233
Web: lynwoodfriends.org/creation-art-camp-2013/
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My Masterpiece Art Studio – Fine Art Summer Camps
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Professionally instructed fine art camps, designed to inspire children at any artistic level. Each day provides a lesson in clay, paint, print, collage and more, as well as open studio time for creative exploration. Use quality materials, learn new skills and have loads of fun! See our website for details.
Ages: 4-11
Times/Dates: M-Th, 6/17-8/29, 10am-1pm or 2-5pm
Cost: $175
Registration Deadline: Registering now. Space is limited. Pre-pay to secure your spot.
My Masterpiece Art Studio
7905 SW Cirrus Drive, Ste 27G
Beaverton, OR 97008
Tel: 503-453-3700
Email: info@mymasterpieceartstudio.com
Web: mymasterpieceartstudio.com
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Northwest Chinese Academy
Focus: Foreign Languages
Your child can have fun while learning Mandarin through special language immersion activities.
Ages: Age 3/Preschool through age 12/5th Grade
Northwest Chinese Academy
8565 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy
Beaverton, OR 97225
Tel: 503-546-3455
Web: nwchineseacademy.org
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Northwest Conservatory of Dance
Focus: Performing Arts
Let your children’s imagination soar as they learn about the well-known ballets and explore movement through dance! Students will improve their coordination and self-confidence. And have fun doing it! Each day is a different adventure. Two camps: Peter and the Wolf and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Dance, crafts and performance.
Ages: 4-9
Times/Dates: 9am-1pm. Peter & Wolf 7/15-19; Midsummer Night’s Dream 8/5-9
Cost: $150 for 5-day camp
Registration Deadline: June 30
Northwest Conservatory of Dance
1055 NE 25th Ave, Suites F&G
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Tel: 503-693-8362
Email: nwcd@integra.net
Web: northwestconservatoryofdance.com
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Once Upon a Horse
Focus: Day Camps
Come join us for another summer of horsin’ around! We offer an introduction to the wonderful world of horses and ponies. We will ride and groom and graze the horses and learn the basics of “whoa and go”. Then we will take turns working in the carrot garden and playing in the art room.
Ages: 4-11
Times/Dates: 9-2 half-day; 9-4 full day, 6/24-27, 7/22-25, 8/19-22
Cost: $395 half-day; $460 full-day
Once Upon a Horse
P.O. Box 482
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Tel: 503-502-1719
Email: onceuponahorse@mac.com
Web: onceuponahorse.com
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Oregon Gymnastics Academy – OGA Summer Camp
Focus: Gymnastics/Dance
OGA Summer Camp is packed with 4 hours of safe and fun gymnastics instruction every day, plus themed games, crafts, and field trips! OGA Camp is appropriate for beginning through advanced gymnasts and campers who just want to have fun. Check our website for full details. See you this summer!
Ages: 3-12 (3 yrs old half-day only)
Times/Dates: 7:30am-6pm 6/17-8/30
Registration Deadline: Starts March 11
Oregon Gymnastics Academy
16305 NW Bethany Ct., Ste 109
Beaverton, OR 97006
Tel: 503-531-3409
Email: info@ogagym.org
Web: ogagym.org
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Playspace
Focus: Special Needs
Our social and communication based groups are run by speech language pathologists, a social coach + play guide and an early childhood physical education teacher. We strive to assist children with special needs in developing friendship skills in a fun, supportive and guided environment. All groups run year round with camps during the summer months.
Ages: Developmentally appropriate groups 3-10 yrs
Times/Dates: June 17th – August 9th (Days/times vary based on group fit). Call for details
Cost: Services may be covered by insurance with a 10% discount if you pay out of pocket
Registration Deadline: May 31
Playspace
3014 NE Ainsworth
Portland, OR 97211
Tel: 503-224-2820
Email: info@pdxplayspace.com
Web: pdxplayspace.com
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Portland Children’s Museum – Summer Camp 2013 at the Museum
Focus: Day Camps
It’s time for summer fun at Portland Children’s Museum! Our popular Summer Camps connect kids with their natural creativity for a great day camp experience. Talented teaching artists lead explorations of different art media through hands-on work with a variety of materials, like clay, paper, paint, and fabric. Our well-priced camps feature low student-to-teacher ratios, and every camp includes playtime outside plus visits to the Museum! Camps start July 1 and run in one-week session until August 16. Great camp themes include The Great Outdoors, Dinosaurs, Oceans, Building, Superheroes, and more!
Ages: 4-8
Times/Dates: M-F 9a-2p 7/1-8/16, after care until 5:30p
Cost: $175-$280
Portland Children’s Museum
4015 SW Canyon Road
Portland, OR 97221
Tel: 503-471-9918
Web: portlandcm.org
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Portland Early Learning Project
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Portland Early Learning Project is excited to offer another round of our Summer Spanish Camps!
Ages: 4-6yrs; 6-9yrs
Portland Early Learning Project
1819 NW Everett
Portland, OR 97209
Web: portlandearlylearning.com
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Portland Festival Ballet – Fairy Tale Adventure
Focus: Performing Arts
Premier dance program promoting the joy of dance by providing exemplary and disciplined training, educational and performance opportunities for new and experienced students. Call for info on our Swan Princess and Coppelia and the Dancing Dolls summer dance programs and activities! Camps include dance, drama, music, craft costuming. Call for Metro Parent discount and financial aid info.
Ages: 3-10
Times/Dates: 8/12-16, 8/19-23. See website for times and ages.
Cost: Varies
Portland Festival Ballet
10058 SW Arctic Drive
Beaverton, OR 97005
Tel: 503-245-5269
Email: admin@portlandfestivalballet.org
Web: portlandfestivalballet.org
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Portland Metro Arts – Summer Fun Camps & Classes
Focus: Performing Arts
A rich variety of half-day and whole-day camps: dance, music, theatre, visual arts, and multi-arts.
Ages: 3 1/2 – 12
Portland Metro Arts
9003 SE Stark St
Portland, OR 97216
Web: pdxmetroarts.org
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Portland Montessori School, The – Inspired by Nature Summer Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Camp Vida is a fun-filled summer experience for children. Our primary program has a strong literacy and fine arts focus for children ages 3-6. Our elementary program focuses on community service and fun outings. Seasoned professionals guide and inspire children for a relaxed and creative summer experience.
Ages: 3-6
Times/Dates: 6/17-8/23
Portland Montessori School, The
4911 NE Couch Street
Portland, OR 97213
Tel: 503-688-2992
Email: info@portlandmontessori.org
Web: portlandmontessori.org
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Scuola Italiana di Portland – Experience Italy Without Ever Leaving Portland.
Focus: Foreign Languages
Summer camps at Scuola Italiana provide memorable Italian adventures through language, culture, cuisine, art, music and more. Kids frolic along the Riviera, cook scrumptious Italian dishes, play authentic Italian games, and explore the natural beauty of Italy. Our immersion summer camps make learning Italian a pleasure!
Ages: 3 to 12 yrs
Times/Dates: 9a-1p, 7/8-12, 7/15-19, 7/22-26, 7/29-8/2, 8/5-9, 8/12-16
Cost: $280 per five-day camp
Registration Deadline: Until filled
Scuola Italiana di Portland
PO Box 6507
Portland, OR 97228-6507
Tel: 971-270-0470
Email: info@scuola.us
Web: scuola.us
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St. Andrew Christian Preschool – Preschool Summer Fun
Focus: Preschools
Let your children explore preschool activities in our nationally certified Nature Explore Classroom.
Ages: 3-5, Preschool
St. Andrew Christian Preschool
5607 NE Gher Road
Vancouver, WA 98662
Web: salcvan.org/preschool
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Sweet PEAS Kidzone – Summer Camp
Focus: Preschools
Each week is a fun filled theme with arts and crafts, trips to the park, indoor and outdoor games and enthusiastic teachers. Ahoy Mattey the 1st week with Pirates and Princesses. Your child will enjoy making treasure chests and magic wands. All camps include snacks for half day and a hot lunch for full day.
Ages: 3-11
Times/Dates: July 1st – August 23rd, Monday – Sunday, 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Cost: Half Day $25.00, Full Day $50.00, Week $175.00 Full Day
Sweet PEAS Kidzone
15320 NW Central Drive, Suite D-12
Portland, OR 97229
Tel: 503-533-5252
Email: info@sweetpeaskidzone.com
Web: sweetpeaskidzone.com
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The Carl Summer Camp –
Focus: Day Camps
Fun weekly sessions of hands-on learning & friendship. Cooking, Art, Dance, Soccer, Science & more!
Ages: 3-8 year olds
The Carl Summer Camp
920 NW 25th Ave
Portland, OR 97210
Web: thecarlschool.com
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Tulen Center for Martial Arts and Wellness – Poekoelan Martial Arts Summer Camp
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Your child will learn self defense martial arts, do fun arts and craft projects, and play outside!
Ages: 6-11, 4-5
Tulen Center for Martial Arts and Wellness
4710 SW Scholls Ferry Rd
Portland, OR 97225
Web: tulencenter.com
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Vibe of Portland – Summer Day Camps – Preschool & Elementary
Focus: Day Camps
Pint Size Picasso: preschool 1/2 day camp explores color, texture and design. Elementary Art Day Camps: Week 1: Art Only 2D & 3D storytelling through art Week 2: Ukuleles & Art – movement through both art & music.
Ages: 3-12
Times/Dates: Preschool: 6/17-21, 6/24-28; Elementary: 7/15-19, 7/22-26
Cost: $125 June, $250 July
Registration Deadline: June 1
Vibe of Portland
5441 SE Belmont, Ste 01
Portland, OR 97215
Tel: 503-560-3592
Email: info@vibeofportland.com
Web: vibeofportland.org
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Wildwood Nature School – Preschool Summer Camps
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Science and art camps include outdoor play, hikes on the Wildwood Trail, storytimes, and snacks.
Ages: 3-6, pre-k and Kindergarten
Wildwood Nature School
14140 NW Newberry Rd
Portland, OR 97231
Web: wildwoodnatureschool.com
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Willamette After School & Summer Camp – 2013 West Linn Summer Day Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Teacher and parent recommended. Daily indoor and outdoor activities including regular field trips to fun local establishments including OMSI, the ZOO, etc. Weekly cost includes all supplies.
Ages: K-6th Grade
Willamette After School & Summer Camp
1920 6th Ave
West Linn, OR 97068
Tel: 503-957-6060
Email: info@willametteafterschool.com
Web: willametteafterschool.com
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Ages K-2nd Grade

4-H Discovery Farm – at Alpenrose Dairy
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Exploring and discovering, while making new friends at the old fashioned setting of Alpenrose Dairy.
Ages: 5-12
4-H Discovery Farm
155 N. First Ave, Suite 200
Hillsboro, OR 97214
Web: extension.oregonstate.edu
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A.C. Gilbert’s Discovery Village –
Focus: Science/Nature
Unique camps with a hands-on, inquiry-based approach located within the children’s museum. 4/8-8/23
Ages: 3-12
A.C. Gilbert’s Discovery Village
116 Marion St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Web: acgilbert.org
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Adventure Wild Summer Day Camp – A Benefit for Friends of Outdoor School
Focus: Day Camps
Join us at Adventure WILD Day Camp! Through wonder, inquiry, learning, and discovery, your child will spend the summer engaged in art, science, and nature activities that will inspire and captivate their senses. Give your child the chance to play outside while investigating the natural world guided by our phenomenal staff.
Ages: 4-11
Times/Dates: Weekly, June-August
Cost: $125-$250
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
Adventure Wild Summer Day Camp
c/o Friends of Outdoor School
PO Box 20728
Portland, OR 97294
Tel: 503-257-1621
Email: teamadventurewild@gmail.com
Web: adventurewild.org
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AHSC Yu Miao Chinese Immersion Preschool – AHSC Yu Miao Chinese Cultural Camp
Focus: Preschools
Offered are 10 weekly sessions of Chinese cultural camp for children ages 3-10, with rotating weekly themes. Students will discover the extraordinaire of the Chinese cultures through exploring dance, Chinese music (instruments and music theory), games, martial arts, calligraphy, brush painting, crafts, and culinary arts while learning and practicing Mandarin.
Ages: 3-4 years; 5-6 years; 7-10 years
Times/Dates: 6/17-8/23, M-F, Half Day 9a-12p, Full Day 9a-3p; before & after care available
Cost: Half day $130; Full day $210
Registration Deadline: By May 4th to qualify for early bird discount.
AHSC Yu Miao Chinese Immersion Preschool
5239 SE Woodstock Blvd
Portland, OR 97206
Tel: 503-775-3767
Web: ahscpdx.org
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Barnes-Miller Child Development – Summer Day Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Summer’s a great time to explore, play outside, and build new friendships. We provide a variety of fun-filled memorable summer experiences including Science, arts and crafts, drama and woodworking projects. Various field trips everyday include local parks, bowling, skating, organized sports, zoo, OMSI, summer theater production, Stonework’s, jet boats, etc.
Ages: 6-12
Times/Dates: June through August, when kids are out of school
Cost: Call for info
Registration Deadline: June 1
Barnes-Miller Child Development
7345 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225
Tel: 503-292-7847
Web: barnes-millercdc.com
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Belmont Academy – Explorers Summer Camp
Focus: Day Camps
A program tailored for working parents, and campers wishing to have a fun-filled summer of Exploring Nature. Campers will explore, hike and participate in games in parks and natural areas. There will be time for art, science and maintaining reading and writing skills, and dance in on-site studio.
Ages: 6-12
Times/Dates: 6/17-8/29
Cost: $760 monthly. Part-time rates available.
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
Belmont Academy
3841 SE Belmont
Portland, OR 97214
Tel: 503-232-8985
Email: chutson@belmontacademy.org
Web: belmontacademy.org
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Bridgeport Village – Camp Bridgeport
Focus: Day Camps
Join Bridgeport Village and Radio Disney for dancing, singing, games and prizes every Wednesday in July and August. Each week, kids will dive into a new educational activity and have fun and adventures along the way. The event is free and open to the public and each child will leave with a goody bag from Radio Disney.
Ages: 1-10
Times/Dates: Wednesdays 7/10 – 8/28, 10:30am-12:30pm
Cost: Free
Bridgeport Village
7455 SW Bridgeport Village
Tigard, OR 97224
Web: bridgeport-village.com
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Camp Invention
Focus: Day Camps
Led by local educators, the Camp Invention program is an exciting, weeklong adventure in creativity which immerses children in imaginative play that reinforces and supplements school-year learning in the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Ages: Entering grades 1-6
Times/Dates: 9a-3:30p, Times may vary, please see website
Cost: $220 (discounts available)
Registration Deadline: Mar 28 early discount, May 30 Spring discount, after June 1, regular price.
Camp Invention
Locations throughout Metro Portland and Vancouver, WA
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Tel: 800-968-4332
Email: campinvention@invent.org
Web: campinvention.org
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Camp Namanu – Namanu in the City Day Camps
Focus: Day Camps
Namanu Day Camp brings our residential camp culture into the city. Theme weeks offer a unique experience by giving campers opportunities to visit new places, learn new skills, and engage in traditional camp songs, games, camp crafts, and all day field trips to Camp Namanu or Blue Lake Park!
Ages: Co-ed entering K-5th grade
Times/Dates: June-August, 9a-4p, extended care available in am and pm
Cost: $255
Camp Namanu
10300 SE Camp Namanu Rd
Sandy, OR 97055
Tel: 971-340-1607
Email: ksummers@campfirecolumbia.org
Web: campfirecolumbia.org
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Camp Social!
Focus: Special Needs
Social thinking and related skills groups serving children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Anxiety as well as others with social learning challenges. Group topics include decoding non-verbal communication, flexible thinking, making connections, social problem solving, having fun and meeting new friends. Groups co-facilitated by Dr. Marie Mc Mahon and Stephanie Gorman.
Ages: Developmentally appropriate groups 5-14 yrs
Times/Dates: June through early August. See web site for details.
Cost: Services may be covered by insurance with a 10% discount if you pay out of pocket
Registration Deadline: May 31
Camp Social!
1101 Broadway, Ste 230
Vancouver, WA 98660
Tel: 503-381-9344
Email: socialkraft@me.com
Web: socialkraft.net
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Camp Yakety Yak
Focus: Special Needs
Camp Yakety Yak is a therapeutic day camp for children with special needs & their siblings focusing on friendship development and is taught by communication specialists. Campers learn social communication and emotional regulation skills while engaging in fun projects such as cooking, arts & crafts, recess/PE games and science experiments.
Ages: 6-11
Times/Dates: Session 1: July 15-26; Session 2: August 5-16
Cost: $950
Registration Deadline: Session 1: July 14; Session 2: August 4
Camp Yakety Yak
Mt. Park Church
40 McNary Parkway
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Tel: 503-358-8182
Email: director@campyaketyyak.org
Web: campyaketyyak.org
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Child’s View Montessori School – Preschool
Focus: Preschools
A year-round community where children joyfully discover themselves as well as other people, creatures and cultures in a nurturing Montessori environment. Child’s View helps your child develop to their fullest potential by fostering practical indoor and outdoor living skills, a mathematical mind, cultural research, science, music, art, gardening and the self-confidence to communicate their wants and needs through expressive and written languages. Education for Life/Education for Peace.
Ages: 2 1/2 – Kindergarten
Times/Dates: 8:30-1, 3, 4:30 or 6pm with early arrival options
Cost: See website
Child’s View Montessori School
4729 SW Taylors Ferry Road
Portland, OR 97219
Tel: 503-293-9422
Email: info@childsview.net
Web: childsview.net
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Children’s Developmental Health Institute – Handwriting Without Tears Camps
Focus: Special Needs
A registered and licensed Occupational Therapist will work with your child in a small group setting to enhance skills such as strength, dexterity and coordination needed for successful performance with pre-writing and printing (based on age). Discount is available for families registering for both Language & Literacy Summer Program and Handwriting Without Tears at Children’s.
Ages: K-3rd grade (or comparable skill level)
Times/Dates: 7/15-7/18 & 7/22-7/25 OR 8/12-8/15 & 8/19-8/22 (Eight 90-minute sessions)
Cost: $380
Registration Deadline: Please call Valerie Vanderford at 503-802-5281 to register.
Children’s Developmental Health Institute
1675 SW Marlow Ave, Ste 200
Portland, OR 97225
Tel: 503-228-6479
Web: childrenspds.org
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Chinese American International School – The Art of Life Science
Focus: Preschools
Join us for a week (or more!) of fun, educational adventures in cheerful classrooms surrounded by nature. Camp curriculum’s are designed to increase Chinese vocabulary and stimulate an appreciation of the life sciences and sports. Weekly themes; Organic Gardening, Sports Boot Camp and Panda (Animal) Camp.
Ages: Pre-3rd grade
Times/Dates: June 17-21, July 8-12, Aug. 19-23
Cost: $155 per weekly session
Registration Deadline: First come, first served
Chinese American International School
1855 South Shore Blvd
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Tel: 503-348-3028
Email: spons@caisoregon.org
Web: caisoregon.org
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Circuit Bouldering Gym, The – Camp Rockstar Climbing Camp
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Fun and creative exercise! Bouldering camp will improve coordination and self-confidence while problem solving and learning climbing technique. Bouldering is climbing small rocks without ropes over thick, safe padding. Slacklining and other games too! See www.thecircuitgym.com for more info!
Ages: 5-11, no experience required
Times/Dates: M-Th, 9am-2pm
Cost: $195
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
Circuit Bouldering Gym, The
410 NE 17th Ave
Portland, OR 97232
Tel: 503-719-7041
Web: thecircuitgym.com
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Clackamas Day School – Summer Day Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Summer’s a great time to explore, play outside, and build new friendships. We provide a variety of fun-filled memorable summer experiences including Science, arts and crafts, drama and woodworking projects. Various field trips everyday include local parks, bowling, skating, organized sports, zoo, OMSI, summer theater production, Stonework’s, jet boats, etc.
Ages: 6-12
Times/Dates: June through August, when kids are out of school
Cost: Call for info
Registration Deadline: June 1
Clackamas Day School
16640 SE 82nd Drive
Clackamas, OR 97015
Tel: 503-655-7826
Web: clackamasdayschool.net
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Coastal Adventures – Survival Science Camp
Focus: Science/Nature
Experience the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest for 3 days and 2 nights this summer. Certified science teachers will lead your 7-14 year olds on exciting educational adventures. Learn the basics of outdoor survival such as identifying native plants, using a GPS and cooking in the great outdoors.
Ages: 7-14
Times/Dates: Check website for calendar and details
Cost: $100
Registration Deadline: Until filled
Coastal Adventures
82046 Walton Road
Seaside, OR 97138
Tel: 503-756-7464
Email: keelinsanger@yahoo.com
Web: facebook.com/Campingatthecoast
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Couples for Christ Oregon – CFC Kids for Christ NW Kids Village Camp
Focus: Overnight Camps
This summer, why not spend some quality time proclaiming the greatness of the Lord? Kids For Christ Northwest Region cordially invites you and your kids to this year’s NW Kids Village which will be a spiritual fun-filled memorable experience for everyone. So come one, come all!
Ages: 5-7, 8-12
Couples for Christ Oregon
Cedar Ridge Camp
Veronia, OR
Web: cfckfcoregon.org
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Creative Children’s Center – Creativity Camps
Focus: Day Camps
Creative Children’s Center believes that all children are gifted and creative thinkers! Our unique summer classes encourage children to explore big ideas in fun and innovative ways. Music, construction, theater and art are an everyday experience, supporting a child’s love to learn, in 100 languages.
Ages: 3-10
Times/Dates: Full and half day
Cost: $95-$225
Registration Deadline: Open
Creative Children’s Center
2515 SW 185th Street
Beaverton, OR 97006
Tel: 503-591-0604
Email: creativechildrencenter@frontier.com
Web: creativechildrenscenter.com
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Creative Minds Learning Centers – Creative Outlets for Kids
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Creative Outlets 4 Kids: Enrichment camps offering language, music, and yoga classes for children.
Ages: 24 months – 6 years
Creative Minds Learning Centers
PO Box 16298
Portland, OR 97292
Web: creativeoutlets4kids.com
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Early Learning Matters – Summer Adventures in Learning
Focus: Preschools
Participants gain important academic, social, and leadership skills through hands-on experiences. Classes are rich with music, movement, art, and yoga. Children enjoy a new theme every 2 weeks: Let’s Get Cooking, My Garden Grows, Living Story Books, and Our Feathered Friends. Visit ELM’s website for more information about Summer Programs and Fall Preschool/Kindergarten.
Ages: 3-6
Times/Dates: Tu,Th, 9-11:45am, 7/9-8/22
Cost: $395
Registration Deadline: When full
Early Learning Matters
1400 NE 48th Ave, Suite 108
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Tel: 503-648-8917
Email: info@strongthinkers.com
Web: strongthinkers.com
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Engineering for Kids
Summer Day Camps – Lego Robotics, Electronic Game Design and More

Focus: Day Camps
Engineering for Kids brings STEM education to kids in a fun and challenging way through after-school and homeschool programs, classes, camps, workshops,and birthday parties. Camps are offered in various Portland Metro locations. For more information or to register, please visit our website or call us.
Ages: Grades K-2 and 5-8
Times/Dates: 9-3:30 and 3:30 to 5, M-F
Cost: $295 and $75 respectively
Registration Deadline: One week prior to class starts
Engineering for Kids
Summer Day Camps

1706 NW Riverscape St.
Portland, OR 97209
Tel: 971-244-4960
Email: portandmetro@engineeringforkids.net
Web: EngineeringForKids.net/location/PortlandMetro
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Ethos Music Center –
Focus: Performing Arts
Music Lessons! Daily performances by local musicians! Students perform every Friday! Ethos!
Ages: 6-12
Ethos Music Center
2 N Killingsworth St
Portland, OR 97217
Web: ethos.org
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Fir Hollow Youth Camp
Focus: Equestrian
Fir Hollow is a family friendly equine facility located in a quiet valley in Sherwood. Camps are offered for youth ages 5-14. All riding levels welcome. Awesome counselors and gentle horses. Crafts, games, contests and more. Horse show with ribbons for all on Friday. Visa/MC/Paypal accepted.
Ages: 7-14
Times/Dates: Spring Break: 3/25-29; Summer Sessions (9a-4p): 6/24-28, 7/8-12
Cost: $400
Registration Deadline: Until filled
Fir Hollow Youth Camp
25248 SW Oberst Road
Sherwood, OR 97140
Tel: 503-625-2329
Email: info@firhollowstables.com
Web: firhollowstables.com
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French American International School – Language, Sport, Art and
Science Day Camps

Focus: Day Camps
Summer Camp at FAIS offers a wide selection of fun and innovative camps. Our experienced staff lead children through engaging on and off-campus activities, which are supported by a hands-on curriculum. We are excited to provide children with many opportunities to develop and improve their skills in a safe atmosphere.
Ages: 2.5 yrs-5th grade
Times/Dates: 9a-3:30p, 7/15-8/23
Cost: $295 and up
French American International School
8500 NW Johnson Street
Portland, OR 97229
Tel: 503-292-7776
Email: admissions@faispdx.org
Web: faispdx.org
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French Hill Farm Riding Academy – Summer Horse Camps
Focus: Equestrian
We are a year round horseback riding facility which offers riding lessons for all ages and abilities. Our summer camps run from mid June to mid August. At camp we teach all aspects of horse care as well as teaching campers how to ride.
Ages: 5-6 in half-day camps; 7-12 in all-day camps
Times/Dates: 9:30-12p for 1/2 day camps: 9-3p for all-day camps
Cost: $110-$425
Registration Deadline: June 1
French Hill Farm Riding Academy
15770 NE Eilers Road
Aurora, OR 97221
Tel: 503-678-6336
Email: ashlie@frenchhillfarm.com
Web: frenchhillfarm.com
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Hands On Art and Play – Summer Camps
Focus: Preschools
Join Hands On Art & Play for summer fun! Every week of camp has an exciting theme. Each day our teachers lead a group of children through art and craft activities and plenty of outdoor play. All summer camps are from 9-12:30 PM Sign up for a few days, one week or the whole summer!
Ages: 2 1/2 – 6 yrs
Times/Dates: M-F, 6/3-8/30, 9a-12:30p
Cost: $40 per day
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
Hands On Art and Play
2800 SE Harrison
Portland, OR 97214
Tel: 503-239-8521
Email: Jennifer@handsonartandplay.com
Web: handsonartandplay.com
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In a Child’s Path Farm
Focus: Science/Nature
Children will learn how to interact and relate to the animals, developing trust and self confidence.
Ages: 3-6
In a Child’s Path Farm
29495 SE Kelso Rd
Boring, OR 97009
Tel: 503-281-2273
Email: inachildspath@qwestoffice.net
Web: inachildspathfarm.com
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International School, The – Language Immersion Summer Camps
Focus: Day Camps
Join The International School for language immersion summer camps in Spanish, Japanese and Chinese. Whether new to the language or already fluent, children will have fun exploring language and culture through songs, folktales, crafts, games, exciting outdoor activities and so much more!
Ages: 3 years – entering 5th grade
Times/Dates: Full Day 8:15-3:45; Half Day 8:15-12
Cost: $365-$475 per 2/wk session
Registration Deadline: Begins 2/15, rolling admission; as long as space is available
International School, The
025 SW Sherman St.
Portland, OR 97201
Tel: 503-226-2496
Email: admissions@intlschool.org
Web: intlschool.org
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Jim Parsley Community Center – JPCC Summer Camps
Focus: Day Camps
JPCC week-long day camps for students ages 6 – 13. Camps begin July 1, 2013, hours 8 am – 3 pm. Registration ($110.00/week, *exception Week 1) includes supplies, lunch & swim every day. Discount for additional child(ren) in family. More info on website or call.
Ages: 6-13
Times/Dates: 8a-3p. Week long camps begin 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29
Cost: $110
Registration Deadline: June 19 for 1st week; rolling registration for remainder
Jim Parsley Community Center
4100 Plomondon
Vancouver, WA 98661
Tel: 360-313-1060
Web: vansd.org/jpc
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Joy Central – Summer Childcare & Camps
Focus: Preschools
During the summer, our Before/After School care EXPANDS into day camps for preschool and school age children. We offer activities, day trips, indoor and outdoor games, and skill building experiences, meals included. Full time or half time, 2, 3, 4 or 5 days per week. An easy drive, we’re only 5 blocks from I-205.
Ages: 6 weeks – 12 years
Times/Dates: Camps: June-August, 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM, Mondays-Fridays
Cost: Varies by age, see website
Registration Deadline: Until filled
Joy Central
8815 NE Glisan St.
Portland, OR 97220
Tel: 503-252-1426
Email: michelle@joycentral.com
Web: JoyCentral.com
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Jump for Joy Farm
Focus: Day Camps
FARMTASTIC camp @ unbeatable prices. Horse/animal care, ecology, garden, art, games, homesteading
Ages: Kindergarten – 6th
Jump for Joy Farm
15898 S. Springwater Rd.
Oregon City, OR 97045
Tel: 503-608-7701
Email: christine@jumpforjoyfarm.com
Web: jump4joyfarm.com
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Kid Institute of Technology – Computer & Technology Camps
Focus: Day Camps
SUMMER CAMP 2013 LEGO® Mindstorms® NXT Robotics Engineering Computer Video Game Creation Stop Motion Animated Movie Making Best Computer Camps for Kids 6-14 Small Class sizes 10:1 Student Ratio Students Gain Understanding of… Problem Solving, Logic, Programming, Engineering, Math, Story Telling, Team Work.
Ages: 6-14
Times/Dates: Various June-Aug. See schedule online
Cost: Starting at $250
Registration Deadline: Two weeks prior to class
Kid Institute of Technology
Multiple metro locations
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Tel: 503-668-9106
Email: rick@kidinstitute.com
Web: kidinstitute.com
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Kids Community – Summer Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Kids Community offers a fun and enriching camp for kids with affordable rates for families. Weekly sessions include a variety of hands-on activities including science, art, craft, music, theater, and sports. Swimming is offered each week in addition to field trips including the Oregon Coast, Enchanted Forest, OMSI, and Mt Hood.
Ages: 5-14
Times/Dates: 6/18-8/23
Cost: $200-$250
Registration Deadline: June 1
Kids Community
2033 NW Glisan
Portland, OR 97209
Tel: 503-916-6367
Email: info.kclc@gmail.com
Web: kidscommunitypdx.org
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L’Etoile French Immersion School – L’Etoile Summer Camp
Focus: Foreign Languages
We are excited about the fun and engaging activities that we will offer in both French and English.
Ages: 3 – 10
L’Etoile French Immersion School
5839 SW Hood Ave
Portland, OR 97239
Web: letoilefrenchschool.com/enrollment/
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Lewis & Clark College Summer Baseball Camps
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
High level (and fun!) baseball instruction from Lewis & Clark College Head Baseball Coach Tom Flynn.
Ages: 6-13
Lewis & Clark College Summer Baseball Camps
10675 SE Happy Valley Drive
Happy Valley, OR 97086
Web: lcbaseballcamps.com
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Little Corral, The – Intro to Ponies, Minis & Horses
Focus: Equestrian
The Little Corral offers 4 “story book” days in the wonder-filled world of minis & ponies! Kids enjoy quality time grooming, leading, riding, creating take-home memories, & more. This experience nurtures love for animals, friends, & the outdoors. Beautiful Stafford setting, clean barn, excellent helpers. No experience necessary.
Ages: 6-10
Times/Dates: Mon-Thurs, 9:30A-1:00P, Dates TBD (watch website)
Cost: $185 (includes quality crafts)
Registration Deadline: ASAP (spaces limited)
Little Corral, The
23288 SW Newland Road
Wilsonville, OR 97070
Tel: 503-449-5087
Email: info@thelittlecorral.com
Web: thelittlecorral.com
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Little Gym of Lake Oswego/Tualatin, The – Summer Classes and Camps
Focus: Gymnastics/Dance
For over 30 years The Little Gym has provided premier motor skill development programs for children 4 months to 12 years. Offering parent/child classes, gymnastics, sports skills, dance, karate, birthday parties, and camps. 10% discount for multiple children.
Ages: 4mos-12yrs
Times/Dates: June-Sept
Cost: Varies
Little Gym of Lake Oswego/Tualatin, The
17890 SW McEwan Rd
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Tel: 503-595-9702
Web: tlglakeoswegoor.com
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Living City LLC – Side Yard Farm Summer Camp
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Enjoy a week at the farm, planting and harvesting veggies, cooking, crafting , playing and running!
Ages: 3-13
Living City LLC
4310 NE 54th Ave
Portland, OR 97218
Web: livingcitypdx.com
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Living Wisdom School – Joyful Heart & Yoga Day Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Joyful Heart Program for preschool and kinders: Through stories, songs, movement, art, yoga, and play children learn about their higher selves. We have fun while we practice loving kindness. Yoga Day Camp for elementary-aged children: Games, yoga, handicrafts, cooking, and swimming. Led by LWS teachers.
Ages: 3 1/2-10
Times/Dates: 7/29-8/2
Cost: $130-150
Registration Deadline: July 15, enrollment limited
Living Wisdom School
4855 SW Watson Ave
Beaverton, OR 97005
Tel: 503-671-9112
Email: office@livingwisdomportland.org
Web: livingwisdomportland.org
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Lynwood Friends Church –
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Children learn to draw using pencil, marker and pastels. Active and engaging.
Ages: 3 – 11 yrs
Lynwood Friends Church
835 SE 162nd
Portland, OR 97233
Web: lynwoodfriends.org/creation-art-camp-2013/
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Mad Science of Portland & Vancouver – Mad Science Day Camps
Focus: Science/Nature
Mad Science Summer Day Camps are premium hands-on science experiences for children ages 5-13. Our programs are led by highly-trained and enthusiastic Mad Scientists on a mission to get our campers excited about science and how it affects the world around them. Choose from 9 exciting camps!
Ages: 5-13 yrs
Times/Dates: Week long day camps from 6/17-8/30 at 14 convenient locations
Cost: Vary per location, see website
Registration Deadline: Vary per location, see website for details.
Mad Science of Portland & Vancouver
1522 North Ainsworth Street
Portland, OR 97217
Tel: 503-230-8040
Web: portland.madscience.org
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Marla Baggetta Studio – Art Intensive Day Camp
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Optimizing your child’s development requires more than simply math, science, and reading skills.
Marla Baggetta Studio
1926 SE Scott St
Milwaukie, OR 97222
Web: marlabaggettastudiopdx.com
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Math Gamers
Focus: Academics/Learning Skills/Tutoring
Math Gamers is a fun, math enrichment program that helps kids stay sharp with their math skills! We use original games (board, dice, memory, etc) whose goals are matched to the state math standards. A special set of “active” games have been designed for our summer sessions to keep kids moving while they learn!
Ages: Entering 2nd – 6th grades
Times/Dates: TBD
Cost: TBD
Registration Deadline: TBD
Math Gamers
23935 SW Cascara Terrace
Sherwood, OR 97140
Tel: 503-880-4988
Email: mathgamers@yahoo.com
Web: mathgamers.net
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Merry Kitchen, The – Cooking Camp
Focus: Day Camps
This year the Merry Kitchen will be cooking with kids with recipes from around Asia. We will explore the cuisines of Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand and China. Kids will cook a full meal and eat at the end. Recipes and leftovers are sent home with each child.
Ages: 6-14
Times/Dates: 6/17-20 10a-1p Age 6-10; 7/15-18 10a-1p Age 10-14; 8/5-8 10a-1p Age 8-12
Cost: $200
Merry Kitchen, The
5202 NE 72nd Ave
Portland, OR 97218
Tel: 503-946-8357
Email: julie@themerrykitchen.com
Web: themerrykitchen.com
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MetroArts Inc. – MetroArts Kids Camp
Focus: Performing Arts
MetroArts Inc’s mission is to teach creative and critical thinking processes through innovative arts education programs and curriculums.
Ages: 7-12
Times/Dates: 9a-4p, 7/8-12, 7/15-19
Cost: $200/wk or $310/both wks
Registration Deadline: Early: May 17 or one week before start
MetroArts Inc.
0240 SW Canby St.
Portland, OR 97219
Tel: 503-245-4885
Email: info@metroartsinc.org
Web: metroartsinc.org
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Micha-el School – Full of Fun – Full of Life!
Focus: Academics/Learning Skills/Tutoring
Nature walks, gardening, art, storytelling, games, crafts and more!
Ages: 1st-5th grade
Times/Dates: 8:30-12:30, aftercare available 12:30-4:30 6/17-28, 7/8-26 M-F
Cost: $200, Aftercare separate
Registration Deadline: June 1
Micha-el School
13515A SE Rusk Road
Milwaukie, OR 97222
Tel: 503-882-3322
Email: michaelschooloffice@gmail.com
Web: micha-elschool.org
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My Masterpiece Art Studio – Fine Art Summer Camps
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Professionally instructed fine art camps, designed to inspire children at any artistic level. Each day provides a lesson in clay, paint, print, collage and more, as well as open studio time for creative exploration. Use quality materials, learn new skills and have loads of fun! See our website for details.
Ages: 4-11
Times/Dates: M-Th, 6/17-8/29, 10am-1pm or 2-5pm
Cost: $175
Registration Deadline: Registering now. Space is limited. Pre-pay to secure your spot.
My Masterpiece Art Studio
7905 SW Cirrus Drive, Ste 27G
Beaverton, OR 97008
Tel: 503-453-3700
Email: info@mymasterpieceartstudio.com
Web: mymasterpieceartstudio.com
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Ninja School – Summer Camp
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Learn Ninja Skills this summer! Learn to kick, punch, throw shurikens and more! Call 503.442.3299.
Ages: 5-8, 9-12
Ninja School
6019 NE MLK Jr. Blvd
Portland, OR 97217
Web: portlandninjaschool.com
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Northeast Community Center – Exploring with Clay & Paints Camp
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Create artwork using earthen clay and colorful tempera paints in this fun, hands-on art camp!
Ages: 6-12
Northeast Community Center
1630 NE 38th Ave
Portland, OR 97232
Web: necommunitycenter.org
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Northwest Chinese Academy
Focus: Foreign Languages
Your child can have fun while learning Mandarin through special language immersion activities.
Ages: Age 3/Preschool through age 12/5th Grade
Northwest Chinese Academy
8565 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy
Beaverton, OR 97225
Tel: 503-546-3455
Web: nwchineseacademy.org
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Northwest Conservatory of Dance
Focus: Performing Arts
Let your children’s imagination soar as they learn about the well-known ballets and explore movement through dance! Students will improve their coordination and self-confidence. And have fun doing it! Each day is a different adventure. Two camps: Peter and the Wolf and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Dance, crafts and performance.
Ages: 4-9
Times/Dates: 9am-1pm. Peter & Wolf 7/15-19; Midsummer Night’s Dream 8/5-9
Cost: $150 for 5-day camp
Registration Deadline: June 30
Northwest Conservatory of Dance
1055 NE 25th Ave, Suites F&G
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Tel: 503-693-8362
Email: nwcd@integra.net
Web: northwestconservatoryofdance.com
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Old McDonald’s Farm – The Summer Program
Focus: Day Camps
Over 19,000 children have benefitted from our enriching, educational opportunities while they enjoyed hands-on, fun farm experiences. See our beautiful, rustic 68-acre farm and 30 farm animals. Learn to feed animals, ride horses and a tractor, garden, enjoy nature and more. Available transportation from the Lloyd Center area.
Ages: 2nd-6th grades
Times/Dates: M-F 9-3:15p, 6/24, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 8/5, 8/19. M-Th 8-4p, 8/12 and possibly 8/26
Cost: $169 plus bus cost
Registration Deadline: None, classes fill quickly
Old McDonald’s Farm
PO Box 326
Corbett, OR 97019
Tel: 503-695-3316
Email: omf@oldmcdonaldsfarm.org
Web: oldmcdonaldsfarm.org
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Once Upon a Horse
Focus: Day Camps
Come join us for another summer of horsin’ around! We offer an introduction to the wonderful world of horses and ponies. We will ride and groom and graze the horses and learn the basics of “whoa and go”. Then we will take turns working in the carrot garden and playing in the art room.
Ages: 4-11
Times/Dates: 9-2 half-day; 9-4 full day, 6/24-27, 7/22-25, 8/19-22
Cost: $395 half-day; $460 full-day
Once Upon a Horse
P.O. Box 482
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Tel: 503-502-1719
Email: onceuponahorse@mac.com
Web: onceuponahorse.com
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Oregon College of Art & Craft – Art Adventures Youth Day Camp
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Sculpt, paint, stitch, build, felt, and print at Art Adventures- one of Portland’s most respected summer arts day camps. Each week offers children an introduction to four different art mediums on OCAC’s lovely ten-acre campus. OCAC is located just minutes from downtown Portland and Before/Aftercare options are available.
Ages: 1st-5th grade
Times/Dates: Weekly, 9am-5pm, June 17-August 23 (excluding July 4 week)
Cost: $300/wk
Registration Deadline: Ongoing with Early Registration Discount until April 1
Oregon College of Art & Craft
8245 SW Barnes Road
Portland, OR 97225
Tel: 971-255-4205
Email: artadventures@ocac.edu
Web: ocac.edu
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Oregon Gymnastics Academy – OGA Summer Camp
Focus: Gymnastics/Dance
OGA Summer Camp is packed with 4 hours of safe and fun gymnastics instruction every day, plus themed games, crafts, and field trips! OGA Camp is appropriate for beginning through advanced gymnasts and campers who just want to have fun. Check our website for full details. See you this summer!
Ages: 3-12 (3 yrs old half-day only)
Times/Dates: 7:30am-6pm 6/17-8/30
Registration Deadline: Starts March 11
Oregon Gymnastics Academy
16305 NW Bethany Ct., Ste 109
Beaverton, OR 97006
Tel: 503-531-3409
Email: info@ogagym.org
Web: ogagym.org
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Oregon Zoo – Nature Rangers Spring Break Camp
Focus: Science/Nature
Kids connect with nature and science comes alive as campers investigate and explore the animals and wild spaces at the Zoo! Activities include animal track hikes, bird watching, take home nature projects and much more. Attend one or several days. Each day is different. See the website for daily themes.
Ages: K-4th grade
Times/Dates: March 25-29, 8:30a – 4p
Cost: $40 per day
Oregon Zoo
4001 SW Canyon Rd
Portland, OR 97221
Tel: 503-226-1561
Web: oregonzoo.org
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Pacific Camps – Summer Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Pacific Camps is a unique camp that offers before/afterschool programs, holiday and summer camps. We are very active with daily events and field trips. Kids have fun while they learn around our weekly themes as they engage in recreation, crafts, chapel, snacks, and field trips. Now serving 3 Portland locations. Come join the fun!
Ages: K-8th grades
Times/Dates: 7a-6p
Cost: Check web site for current fees
Registration Deadline: Open
Pacific Camps
58690 Ross Rd
Warren, OR 97053
Tel: 503-396-0497
Email: dave@pacificcamps.com
Web: pacificcamps.com
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Philip Foster Farm – Living History Summer Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Living History Summer Camp at the Philip Foster Farm is the perfect way to get a bit deeper into the pioneer life experience. All camps are limited to 25 campers, so register early.
Ages: 7-12
Philip Foster Farm
29912 SE Hwy 211
Eagle Creek, OR 97022
Tel: 503-637-6324
Email: jzhhistsoc@rconnects.com
Web: philipfosterfarm.com
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Playspace
Focus: Special Needs
Our social and communication based groups are run by speech language pathologists, a social coach + play guide and an early childhood physical education teacher. We strive to assist children with special needs in developing friendship skills in a fun, supportive and guided environment. All groups run year round with camps during the summer months.
Ages: Developmentally appropriate groups 3-10 yrs
Times/Dates: June 17th – August 9th (Days/times vary based on group fit). Call for details
Cost: Services may be covered by insurance with a 10% discount if you pay out of pocket
Registration Deadline: May 31
Playspace
3014 NE Ainsworth
Portland, OR 97211
Tel: 503-224-2820
Email: info@pdxplayspace.com
Web: pdxplayspace.com
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Polaris Dance Theatre
Focus: Gymnastics/Dance
Jump, Twirl & Soar this Summer at Polaris!
CONTEMPORARY, BALLET, AERIAL, HIP HOP, YOGA, AND PILATES!
Ages: 6-12
Polaris Dance Theatre
1501 SW Taylor
Portland, OR 97205
Web: polarisdance.org
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Portland Children’s Museum – Summer Camp 2013 at the Museum
Focus: Day Camps
It’s time for summer fun at Portland Children’s Museum! Our popular Summer Camps connect kids with their natural creativity for a great day camp experience. Talented teaching artists lead explorations of different art media through hands-on work with a variety of materials, like clay, paper, paint, and fabric. Our well-priced camps feature low student-to-teacher ratios, and every camp includes playtime outside plus visits to the Museum! Camps start July 1 and run in one-week session until August 16. Great camp themes include The Great Outdoors, Dinosaurs, Oceans, Building, Superheroes, and more!
Ages: 4-8
Times/Dates: M-F 9a-2p 7/1-8/16, after care until 5:30p
Cost: $175-$280
Portland Children’s Museum
4015 SW Canyon Road
Portland, OR 97221
Tel: 503-471-9918
Web: portlandcm.org
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Portland Early Learning Project
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Portland Early Learning Project is excited to offer another round of our Summer Spanish Camps!
Ages: 4-6yrs; 6-9yrs
Portland Early Learning Project
1819 NW Everett
Portland, OR 97209
Web: portlandearlylearning.com
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Portland Festival Ballet – Fairy Tale Adventure
Focus: Performing Arts
Premier dance program promoting the joy of dance by providing exemplary and disciplined training, educational and performance opportunities for new and experienced students. Call for info on our Swan Princess and Coppelia and the Dancing Dolls summer dance programs and activities! Camps include dance, drama, music, craft costuming. Call for Metro Parent discount and financial aid info.
Ages: 3-10
Times/Dates: 8/12-16, 8/19-23. See website for times and ages.
Cost: Varies
Portland Festival Ballet
10058 SW Arctic Drive
Beaverton, OR 97005
Tel: 503-245-5269
Email: admin@portlandfestivalballet.org
Web: portlandfestivalballet.org
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Portland Jewish Academy – PJA Summer Discovery
Focus: Day Camps
Summer Discovery offers exceptional classes taught by professional, experienced teachers. Exercise your brain in a fun way by taking engineering, Japanese cooking, comic book writing, dogs 101 and more. Come and create, test a new idea or build. Full day options are available. Visit our website to view our brochure.
Ages: 4-12
Times/Dates: July 8th-August 2, 9am-1pm
Cost: $175-$200
Registration Deadline: First come, first served
Portland Jewish Academy
6651 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR 97219
Tel: 503-244-0126
Email: cllanez@pjaproud.org
Web: pjaproud.org
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Portland Metro Arts – Summer Fun Camps & Classes
Focus: Performing Arts
A rich variety of half-day and whole-day camps: dance, music, theatre, visual arts, and multi-arts.
Ages: 3 1/2 – 12
Portland Metro Arts
9003 SE Stark St
Portland, OR 97216
Web: pdxmetroarts.org
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Portland Montessori School, The – Inspired by Nature Summer Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Camp Vida is a fun-filled summer experience for children. Our primary program has a strong literacy and fine arts focus for children ages 3-6. Our elementary program focuses on community service and fun outings. Seasoned professionals guide and inspire children for a relaxed and creative summer experience.
Ages: 3-6
Times/Dates: 6/17-8/23
Portland Montessori School, The
4911 NE Couch Street
Portland, OR 97213
Tel: 503-688-2992
Email: info@portlandmontessori.org
Web: portlandmontessori.org
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Radius Community Art Studios – Summer Art Camp
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Students will explore printmaking, drawing, painting, papermaking, clay, and found object art.
Ages: 5-12
Radius Community Art Studios
322 SE Morrison Street
Portland, OR 97214
Web: radiusstudio.org
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Royal Ridges Retreat
Focus: Day Camps
FOUR Types of Day Camps available: Day, Adventure, Horse, and Paintball. Overnight Blast: spend one night at camp (grades 1-6) $35. Bus transportation $40. Early Registration Discounts, Family Friendly Discounts available. Activities may include: Mountain Boards, hay rides, horseback rides, swimming, hikes, crafts, Bible stories, games and more. Located 9 miles NE of Battle Ground, WA.
Ages: Grades 1-9
Times/Dates: M-F, 9am-3:30pm, 6/24-8/23
Cost: $110 DC, $150 DAC, $265 DHC, $225 DPBC
Registration Deadline: Open until filled. Pay 35% deposit to hold your spot.
Royal Ridges Retreat
PO Box 3010
Battle Ground, WA 98604
Tel: 360-686-3737
Web: royalridges.org
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Schoolita Alegria – Summer Fun Camps/Curso de Verano
Focus: Foreign Languages
The days are filled with Spanish through songs, rhymes, games, outdoor play,arts and crafts, gardening, science projects, nature discovery and much more! Each day has a theme (i.e. swimming day, cooking day, movement day, and spirit day!) Spanish is not required. Great for siblings too! Ages 3-8 yrs.

Ages: 3-8 yrs
Times/Dates: 7/1-8/15, M-Th, 9a-1p or 3p, extended hrs if needed (8am-4pm)
Cost: starts at $150/wk
Schoolita Alegria
1814 NE 33rd
Portland, OR 97212
Tel: 503-288-5574
Email: alegria@schoolita-alegria.com
Web: schoolita-alegria.com
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SCRAP – Camp SCRAP
Focus: Day Camps
Camp SCRAP is centered on themes of creative reuse and making the most of your materials. This camp is for kids who LOVE inventing, making, planning, and bringing their creative ideas to life! Discounts available for siblings & SCRAP members.
Ages: 1st-6th grade
Times/Dates: June 17-21, 24-28; July 8-12; SuperCamp July 15-19, 22-26
Cost: $275
Registration Deadline: Closes one week before each session begins
SCRAP
2915 NE MLK Jr. Blvd
Portland, OR 97212
Tel: 503-294-0769
Email: info@scrappdx.org
Web: scrappdx.org/programs/camp-scrap
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Scuola Italiana di Portland – Experience Italy Without Ever Leaving Portland.
Focus: Foreign Languages
Summer camps at Scuola Italiana provide memorable Italian adventures through language, culture, cuisine, art, music and more. Kids frolic along the Riviera, cook scrumptious Italian dishes, play authentic Italian games, and explore the natural beauty of Italy. Our immersion summer camps make learning Italian a pleasure!
Ages: 3 to 12 yrs
Times/Dates: 9a-1p, 7/8-12, 7/15-19, 7/22-26, 7/29-8/2, 8/5-9, 8/12-16
Cost: $280 per five-day camp
Registration Deadline: Until filled
Scuola Italiana di Portland
PO Box 6507
Portland, OR 97228-6507
Tel: 971-270-0470
Email: info@scuola.us
Web: scuola.us
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Soccer Shots – Soccer Skills Camp
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Join us for a one week, three hour soccer skills camps! Our camps will focus on basic skills & fun!
Ages: Ages 4-5 & Grades K-4th
Soccer Shots
8526 SE 19th Ave
Portland, OR 97202
Tel: 503-688-3000
Web: pdx.soccershots.org
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Sparks Arts Center –
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Explore clay, mosaic, paper mache, sewing and more in our 1/2 day theme based art camps.
Ages: Ages 5-12 (grades K-6)
Sparks Arts Center
1805 NE 39th Ave
Portland, OR 97212
Web: sparkartscenter.com
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Sweet PEAS Kidzone – Summer Camp
Focus: Preschools
Each week is a fun filled theme with arts and crafts, trips to the park, indoor and outdoor games and enthusiastic teachers. Ahoy Mattey the 1st week with Pirates and Princesses. Your child will enjoy making treasure chests and magic wands. All camps include snacks for half day and a hot lunch for full day.
Ages: 3-11
Times/Dates: July 1st – August 23rd, Monday – Sunday, 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Cost: Half Day $25.00, Full Day $50.00, Week $175.00 Full Day
Sweet PEAS Kidzone
15320 NW Central Drive, Suite D-12
Portland, OR 97229
Tel: 503-533-5252
Email: info@sweetpeaskidzone.com
Web: sweetpeaskidzone.com
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The Carl Summer Camp –
Focus: Day Camps
Fun weekly sessions of hands-on learning & friendship. Cooking, Art, Dance, Soccer, Science & more!
Ages: 3-8 year olds
The Carl Summer Camp
920 NW 25th Ave
Portland, OR 97210
Web: thecarlschool.com
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Tulen Center for Martial Arts and Wellness – Poekoelan Martial Arts Summer Camp
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Your child will learn self defense martial arts, do fun arts and craft projects, and play outside!
Ages: 6-11, 4-5
Tulen Center for Martial Arts and Wellness
4710 SW Scholls Ferry Rd
Portland, OR 97225
Web: tulencenter.com
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Vibe of Portland – Summer Day Camps – Preschool & Elementary
Focus: Day Camps
Pint Size Picasso: preschool 1/2 day camp explores color, texture and design. Elementary Art Day Camps: Week 1: Art Only 2D & 3D storytelling through art Week 2: Ukuleles & Art – movement through both art & music.
Ages: 3-12
Times/Dates: Preschool: 6/17-21, 6/24-28; Elementary: 7/15-19, 7/22-26
Cost: $125 June, $250 July
Registration Deadline: June 1
Vibe of Portland
5441 SE Belmont, Ste 01
Portland, OR 97215
Tel: 503-560-3592
Email: info@vibeofportland.com
Web: vibeofportland.org
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Wildwood Nature School – Preschool Summer Camps
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Science and art camps include outdoor play, hikes on the Wildwood Trail, storytimes, and snacks.
Ages: 3-6, pre-k and Kindergarten
Wildwood Nature School
14140 NW Newberry Rd
Portland, OR 97231
Web: wildwoodnatureschool.com
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Willamette After School & Summer Camp – 2013 West Linn Summer Day Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Teacher and parent recommended. Daily indoor and outdoor activities including regular field trips to fun local establishments including OMSI, the ZOO, etc. Weekly cost includes all supplies.
Ages: K-6th Grade
Willamette After School & Summer Camp
1920 6th Ave
West Linn, OR 97068
Tel: 503-957-6060
Email: info@willametteafterschool.com
Web: willametteafterschool.com
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4-H Discovery Farm – at Alpenrose Dairy
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Exploring and discovering, while making new friends at the old fashioned setting of Alpenrose Dairy.
Ages: 5-12
4-H Discovery Farm
155 N. First Ave, Suite 200
Hillsboro, OR 97214
Web: extension.oregonstate.edu
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A.C. Gilbert’s Discovery Village –
Focus: Science/Nature
Unique camps with a hands-on, inquiry-based approach located within the children’s museum. 4/8-8/23
Ages: 3-12
A.C. Gilbert’s Discovery Village
116 Marion St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Web: acgilbert.org
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Adventure Wild Summer Day Camp – A Benefit for Friends of Outdoor School
Focus: Day Camps
Join us at Adventure WILD Day Camp! Through wonder, inquiry, learning, and discovery, your child will spend the summer engaged in art, science, and nature activities that will inspire and captivate their senses. Give your child the chance to play outside while investigating the natural world guided by our phenomenal staff.
Ages: 4-11
Times/Dates: Weekly, June-August
Cost: $125-$250
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
Adventure Wild Summer Day Camp
c/o Friends of Outdoor School
PO Box 20728
Portland, OR 97294
Tel: 503-257-1621
Email: teamadventurewild@gmail.com
Web: adventurewild.org
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AHSC Yu Miao Chinese Immersion Preschool – AHSC Yu Miao Chinese Cultural Camp
Focus: Preschools
Offered are 10 weekly sessions of Chinese cultural camp for children ages 3-10, with rotating weekly themes. Students will discover the extraordinaire of the Chinese cultures through exploring dance, Chinese music (instruments and music theory), games, martial arts, calligraphy, brush painting, crafts, and culinary arts while learning and practicing Mandarin.
Ages: 3-4 years; 5-6 years; 7-10 years
Times/Dates: 6/17-8/23, M-F, Half Day 9a-12p, Full Day 9a-3p; before & after care available
Cost: Half day $130; Full day $210
Registration Deadline: By May 4th to qualify for early bird discount.
AHSC Yu Miao Chinese Immersion Preschool
5239 SE Woodstock Blvd
Portland, OR 97206
Tel: 503-775-3767
Web: ahscpdx.org
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Animate Voice Studio – Summer Singing Camp
Focus: Performing Arts
Love to sing? Learn the basics to build on! Singing all week and mini end of week recital for families. Big summer recital in early August for all campers! See website for more details!
Ages: 9-13
Times/Dates: Weekly throughout summer. 2hrs/day
Cost: $150
Registration Deadline: June 1
Animate Voice Studio
10220 SW Park Way
Portland, OR 97225
Tel: 503-502-8302
Email: angela.reiswig@gmail.com
Web: animatevoice.com
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Bar 717 Ranch / Camp Trinity
Focus: Overnight Camps
The Bar 717 Ranch is the oldest accredited co-educational summer camp in California. Since 1930, we have welcomed boys and girls to live, work, and play as part our large ranch family. Today, the pioneer traditions of cooperation, resourcefulness, and respect for the land are the foundation for wholesome summers.
Ages: 8-16
Times/Dates: Session 1: 6/16-6/29, Session 2: 6/30-7/12, Session 3: 7/14-7/27, Session 4: 7/28-8/10, Family Camp: 8/11-8/18
Cost: 2 week sessions: $2650
Bar 717 Ranch / Camp Trinity
Star Route Box 150
Hayfork, CA 96041
Tel: 530-628-5992
Email: camptrinity@bar717.com
Web: bar717.com
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Barnes-Miller Child Development – Summer Day Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Summer’s a great time to explore, play outside, and build new friendships. We provide a variety of fun-filled memorable summer experiences including Science, arts and crafts, drama and woodworking projects. Various field trips everyday include local parks, bowling, skating, organized sports, zoo, OMSI, summer theater production, Stonework’s, jet boats, etc.
Ages: 6-12
Times/Dates: June through August, when kids are out of school
Cost: Call for info
Registration Deadline: June 1
Barnes-Miller Child Development
7345 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225
Tel: 503-292-7847
Web: barnes-millercdc.com
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Belmont Academy – Explorers Summer Camp
Focus: Day Camps
A program tailored for working parents, and campers wishing to have a fun-filled summer of Exploring Nature. Campers will explore, hike and participate in games in parks and natural areas. There will be time for art, science and maintaining reading and writing skills, and dance in on-site studio.
Ages: 6-12
Times/Dates: 6/17-8/29
Cost: $760 monthly. Part-time rates available.
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
Belmont Academy
3841 SE Belmont
Portland, OR 97214
Tel: 503-232-8985
Email: chutson@belmontacademy.org
Web: belmontacademy.org
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Bethany Strings & Woodwind Camp
Focus: Performing Arts
Play in an ensemble,learn fun new music for our concert,& develop your skills in this fun day camp
Ages: 8-14
Bethany Strings & Woodwind Camp
Westside, off of Sunset Highway
Beaverton, OR 97229
Tel: 503-913-3621
Email: bethanymusiccamp@gmail.com
Web: BethanyMusicCamp.com
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Bike First!
Focus: Special Needs
Bike First! teaches people who experience disabilities the skills needed to ride traditional bicycles.
Ages: At least 8 years old
Times/Dates: June 17-21
Cost: $250
Bike First!

Portland, OR
Email: annbikefirst@gmail.com
Web: bikefirstlttw.com
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Bridgeport Village – Camp Bridgeport
Focus: Day Camps
Join Bridgeport Village and Radio Disney for dancing, singing, games and prizes every Wednesday in July and August. Each week, kids will dive into a new educational activity and have fun and adventures along the way. The event is free and open to the public and each child will leave with a goody bag from Radio Disney.
Ages: 1-10
Times/Dates: Wednesdays 7/10 – 8/28, 10:30am-12:30pm
Cost: Free
Bridgeport Village
7455 SW Bridgeport Village
Tigard, OR 97224
Web: bridgeport-village.com
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Broadway Rose Theatre – Summer Drama Camps
Focus: Performing Arts
Broadway Rose offers two exciting summer drama camps. Campers experience all aspects of theater.
Ages: 8 – 11
Broadway Rose Theatre
PO Box 231004
Tigard, OR 97281
Web: broadwayrose.org
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Camp Blue Spruce
Focus: Overnight Camps
Camp Blue Spruce provides children with food allergies/sensitivities and their friends an overnight summer camp experience where they can be independent, confident, and care-free. Camp Blue Spruce is like any other summer camp EXCEPT the food is prepared without any of the top 8 food allergens, gluten or sesame.
Ages: 9-14
Times/Dates: Sunday, 8/18-Fri 8/23
Cost: $525/week
Registration Deadline: July 20
Camp Blue Spruce
3519 NE 15th, #225
Portland, OR 97212
Tel: 503-726-8886
Email: info@campbluespruce.org
Web: campbluespruce.org
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Camp Invention
Focus: Day Camps
Led by local educators, the Camp Invention program is an exciting, weeklong adventure in creativity which immerses children in imaginative play that reinforces and supplements school-year learning in the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Ages: Entering grades 1-6
Times/Dates: 9a-3:30p, Times may vary, please see website
Cost: $220 (discounts available)
Registration Deadline: Mar 28 early discount, May 30 Spring discount, after June 1, regular price.
Camp Invention
Locations throughout Metro Portland and Vancouver, WA
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Tel: 800-968-4332
Email: campinvention@invent.org
Web: campinvention.org
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Camp Namanu – Namanu in the City Day Camps
Focus: Day Camps
Namanu Day Camp brings our residential camp culture into the city. Theme weeks offer a unique experience by giving campers opportunities to visit new places, learn new skills, and engage in traditional camp songs, games, camp crafts, and all day field trips to Camp Namanu or Blue Lake Park!
Ages: Co-ed entering K-5th grade
Times/Dates: June-August, 9a-4p, extended care available in am and pm
Cost: $255
Camp Namanu
10300 SE Camp Namanu Rd
Sandy, OR 97055
Tel: 971-340-1607
Email: ksummers@campfirecolumbia.org
Web: campfirecolumbia.org
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Camp Social!
Focus: Special Needs
Social thinking and related skills groups serving children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Anxiety as well as others with social learning challenges. Group topics include decoding non-verbal communication, flexible thinking, making connections, social problem solving, having fun and meeting new friends. Groups co-facilitated by Dr. Marie Mc Mahon and Stephanie Gorman.
Ages: Developmentally appropriate groups 5-14 yrs
Times/Dates: June through early August. See web site for details.
Cost: Services may be covered by insurance with a 10% discount if you pay out of pocket
Registration Deadline: May 31
Camp Social!
1101 Broadway, Ste 230
Vancouver, WA 98660
Tel: 503-381-9344
Email: socialkraft@me.com
Web: socialkraft.net
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Camp Yakety Yak
Focus: Special Needs
Camp Yakety Yak is a therapeutic day camp for children with special needs & their siblings focusing on friendship development and is taught by communication specialists. Campers learn social communication and emotional regulation skills while engaging in fun projects such as cooking, arts & crafts, recess/PE games and science experiments.
Ages: 6-11
Times/Dates: Session 1: July 15-26; Session 2: August 5-16
Cost: $950
Registration Deadline: Session 1: July 14; Session 2: August 4
Camp Yakety Yak
Mt. Park Church
40 McNary Parkway
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Tel: 503-358-8182
Email: director@campyaketyyak.org
Web: campyaketyyak.org
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Child’s View Montessori School – Elementary Summer Program
Focus: Day Camps
Let your child explore and discover the world around them at Child’s View Montessori School day camp! We have sessions created specifically to indulge your child’s need for adventure through physical challenges, creativity, experiments, forest hikes, gardening and much more! Check out our website for exclusive summer camp session details!
Ages: 6-9
Times/Dates: 8:30-1, 3 or 6pm with early arrival options
Cost: See website for details
Registration Deadline: June 1
Child’s View Montessori School
4729 SW Taylors Ferry Road
Portland, OR 97219
Tel: 503-293-9422
Email: info@childsview.net
Web: childsview.net
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Children’s Developmental Health Institute – Handwriting Without Tears Camps
Focus: Special Needs
A registered and licensed Occupational Therapist will work with your child in a small group setting to enhance skills such as strength, dexterity and coordination needed for successful performance with pre-writing and printing (based on age). Discount is available for families registering for both Language & Literacy Summer Program and Handwriting Without Tears at Children’s.
Ages: K-3rd grade (or comparable skill level)
Times/Dates: 7/15-7/18 & 7/22-7/25 OR 8/12-8/15 & 8/19-8/22 (Eight 90-minute sessions)
Cost: $380
Registration Deadline: Please call Valerie Vanderford at 503-802-5281 to register.
Children’s Developmental Health Institute
1675 SW Marlow Ave, Ste 200
Portland, OR 97225
Tel: 503-228-6479
Web: childrenspds.org
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Chinese American International School – The Art of Life Science
Focus: Preschools
Join us for a week (or more!) of fun, educational adventures in cheerful classrooms surrounded by nature. Camp curriculum’s are designed to increase Chinese vocabulary and stimulate an appreciation of the life sciences and sports. Weekly themes; Organic Gardening, Sports Boot Camp and Panda (Animal) Camp.
Ages: Pre-3rd grade
Times/Dates: June 17-21, July 8-12, Aug. 19-23
Cost: $155 per weekly session
Registration Deadline: First come, first served
Chinese American International School
1855 South Shore Blvd
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Tel: 503-348-3028
Email: spons@caisoregon.org
Web: caisoregon.org
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Circuit Bouldering Gym, The – Camp Rockstar Climbing Camp
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Fun and creative exercise! Bouldering camp will improve coordination and self-confidence while problem solving and learning climbing technique. Bouldering is climbing small rocks without ropes over thick, safe padding. Slacklining and other games too! See www.thecircuitgym.com for more info!
Ages: 5-11, no experience required
Times/Dates: M-Th, 9am-2pm
Cost: $195
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
Circuit Bouldering Gym, The
410 NE 17th Ave
Portland, OR 97232
Tel: 503-719-7041
Web: thecircuitgym.com
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Clackamas Day School – Summer Day Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Summer’s a great time to explore, play outside, and build new friendships. We provide a variety of fun-filled memorable summer experiences including Science, arts and crafts, drama and woodworking projects. Various field trips everyday include local parks, bowling, skating, organized sports, zoo, OMSI, summer theater production, Stonework’s, jet boats, etc.
Ages: 6-12
Times/Dates: June through August, when kids are out of school
Cost: Call for info
Registration Deadline: June 1
Clackamas Day School
16640 SE 82nd Drive
Clackamas, OR 97015
Tel: 503-655-7826
Web: clackamasdayschool.net
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Coastal Adventures – Survival Science Camp
Focus: Science/Nature
Experience the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest for 3 days and 2 nights this summer. Certified science teachers will lead your 7-14 year olds on exciting educational adventures. Learn the basics of outdoor survival such as identifying native plants, using a GPS and cooking in the great outdoors.
Ages: 7-14
Times/Dates: Check website for calendar and details
Cost: $100
Registration Deadline: Until filled
Coastal Adventures
82046 Walton Road
Seaside, OR 97138
Tel: 503-756-7464
Email: keelinsanger@yahoo.com
Web: facebook.com/Campingatthecoast
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Columbia Gorge School of Theatre
Focus: Performing Arts
Columbia Gorge School of Theatre (CGST) is located at the beautiful Concordia University campus in Portland, Oregon. Campers stay in a dorm at the university, with the counselors and the entire staff. Every camper performs in a live play or a movie. There are 1 week, 2 week, 4 week, and 5 week sessions available. At CGST, we believe in “learning by doing”, so the classes are all interactive and fun. Study acting, singing, dancing, the Biz, TV/film, stage combat, theatre potpourri, etc, with professionals from all over the country. CGST has a 3 to 1 or 4 to 1 student to staff ratio. Campers are well supervised at all times. Performances take place on Saturday, at 10 am, for most sessions. The 5 week session performs three times, and the 4 week session performs twice.
Ages: 8-18
Times/Dates: Session 1, Youth Workshop: June 24-29
Session 2, Acting Workshop: June 24-29
Session 3, Musical Theatre Workshop: June 24-29
Session 4, Two Week Session: July 1-July 13
Session 5, TV/Film Session: July 15-July 27
Session 6, Four Week Session: July 1-27
Session 7, Advanced Track (5 wks): June 24-July 27
Cost: Prices start at $699, and increase depending on the length of session. There are discounts for early enrollment. Partial scholarships are available for campers with financial need. Go on www.theatrecamp.com to fill out and send in the scholarship form. Save $50 by enrolling with a friend.
Registration Deadline: To enroll, go to www.theatrecamp.com and fill out the enrollment form. Call in a credit card number to 503-367-2538, or print the enrollment form and mail it in to our office with a check or a credit card number. There is no enrollment deadline, but we urge campers to enroll asap to insure your first choice of sessions.
Columbia Gorge School of Theatre
2811 NE Holman
Portland, OR 97211
Web: theatrecamp.com
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Concordia University – Concordia Girls Basketball Camp
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Helps players develop their skills, provide a fun atmosphere with instruction from college coaches.
Ages: 8-17
Concordia University
2811 NE Holman St.
Portland, OR 97211
Tel: 503-280-8501
Web: cu-portland.edu
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Couples for Christ Oregon – CFC Kids for Christ NW Kids Village Camp
Focus: Overnight Camps
This summer, why not spend some quality time proclaiming the greatness of the Lord? Kids For Christ Northwest Region cordially invites you and your kids to this year’s NW Kids Village which will be a spiritual fun-filled memorable experience for everyone. So come one, come all!
Ages: 5-7, 8-12
Couples for Christ Oregon
Cedar Ridge Camp
Veronia, OR
Web: cfckfcoregon.org
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Creative Children’s Center – Creativity Camps
Focus: Day Camps
Creative Children’s Center believes that all children are gifted and creative thinkers! Our unique summer classes encourage children to explore big ideas in fun and innovative ways. Music, construction, theater and art are an everyday experience, supporting a child’s love to learn, in 100 languages.
Ages: 3-10
Times/Dates: Full and half day
Cost: $95-$225
Registration Deadline: Open
Creative Children’s Center
2515 SW 185th Street
Beaverton, OR 97006
Tel: 503-591-0604
Email: creativechildrencenter@frontier.com
Web: creativechildrenscenter.com
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Delphian School – Summer at Delphi
Focus: Academics/Learning Skills/Tutoring
Summer at Delphi is the perfect blend of academics and fun summer camp activities! For 35 years, our program has challenged young people in and out of the classroom and helped them discover that their potential for success is unlimited.
Ages: 8-18
Times/Dates: 6/24-8/2, 4-6 wk sessions available
Cost: $1696-$8004, call for options
Delphian School
20950 SW Rock Creek Road
Sheridan, OR 97378
Tel: 503-843-3521
Web: summeratdelphi.org
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Ekone Ranch Summer Camps
Focus: Science/Nature
Experience life on a working ranch! Ride horses, make new best friends, and sleep under the stars.
Ages: 8-19
Ekone Ranch Summer Camps
401 Ekone Rd
Goldendale, WA 98620
Web: ekone.org
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Engineering for Kids
Summer Day Camps – Lego Robotics, Electronic Game Design and More

Focus: Day Camps
Engineering for Kids brings STEM education to kids in a fun and challenging way through after-school and homeschool programs, classes, camps, workshops,and birthday parties. Camps are offered in various Portland Metro locations. For more information or to register, please visit our website or call us.
Ages: Grades K-2 and 5-8
Times/Dates: 9-3:30 and 3:30 to 5, M-F
Cost: $295 and $75 respectively
Registration Deadline: One week prior to class starts
Engineering for Kids
Summer Day Camps

1706 NW Riverscape St.
Portland, OR 97209
Tel: 971-244-4960
Email: portandmetro@engineeringforkids.net
Web: EngineeringForKids.net/location/PortlandMetro
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Ethos Music Center –
Focus: Performing Arts
Music Lessons! Daily performances by local musicians! Students perform every Friday! Ethos!
Ages: 6-12
Ethos Music Center
2 N Killingsworth St
Portland, OR 97217
Web: ethos.org
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Fir Hollow Youth Camp
Focus: Equestrian
Fir Hollow is a family friendly equine facility located in a quiet valley in Sherwood. Camps are offered for youth ages 5-14. All riding levels welcome. Awesome counselors and gentle horses. Crafts, games, contests and more. Horse show with ribbons for all on Friday. Visa/MC/Paypal accepted.
Ages: 7-14
Times/Dates: Spring Break: 3/25-29; Summer Sessions (9a-4p): 6/24-28, 7/8-12
Cost: $400
Registration Deadline: Until filled
Fir Hollow Youth Camp
25248 SW Oberst Road
Sherwood, OR 97140
Tel: 503-625-2329
Email: info@firhollowstables.com
Web: firhollowstables.com
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French American International School – Language, Sport, Art and
Science Day Camps

Focus: Day Camps
Summer Camp at FAIS offers a wide selection of fun and innovative camps. Our experienced staff lead children through engaging on and off-campus activities, which are supported by a hands-on curriculum. We are excited to provide children with many opportunities to develop and improve their skills in a safe atmosphere.
Ages: 2.5 yrs-5th grade
Times/Dates: 9a-3:30p, 7/15-8/23
Cost: $295 and up
French American International School
8500 NW Johnson Street
Portland, OR 97229
Tel: 503-292-7776
Email: admissions@faispdx.org
Web: faispdx.org
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French Hill Farm Riding Academy – Summer Horse Camps
Focus: Equestrian
We are a year round horseback riding facility which offers riding lessons for all ages and abilities. Our summer camps run from mid June to mid August. At camp we teach all aspects of horse care as well as teaching campers how to ride.
Ages: 5-6 in half-day camps; 7-12 in all-day camps
Times/Dates: 9:30-12p for 1/2 day camps: 9-3p for all-day camps
Cost: $110-$425
Registration Deadline: June 1
French Hill Farm Riding Academy
15770 NE Eilers Road
Aurora, OR 97221
Tel: 503-678-6336
Email: ashlie@frenchhillfarm.com
Web: frenchhillfarm.com
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Hidden Valley Camp
Focus: Overnight Camps
Hidden Valley Camp is a traditional resident summer camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 16. Activities include: horseback riding, sailing, swimming, arts & crafts, canoeing, drama, archery, sports/games, hiking and much more. Carefully selected and trained staff work with small living groups (1:7 ratio) to help provide a safe, caring, friendly camp community. HVC is accredited by the American Camp Association and is a safe, fun and rewarding experience that has provided lifelong friendships & memories for campers since 1947!
Ages: 7-16
Times/Dates: 6/22-7/5, 7/7-7/28, 7/30-8/18
Cost: $1290-$1790
Registration Deadline: Based on availability
Hidden Valley Camp
24314 Hidden Valley Road
Granite Falls, WA 98252
Tel: 425-844-8896
Email: hiddenvalleycamp@earthlink.net
Web: hvc-wa.com
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Hoop Dreams Basketball – Summer Basketball Camps
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Fundamentals of the game and strength & conditioning in an intense hard working environment.
Ages: 8-14
Hoop Dreams Basketball
PO Box 19685
Portland, OR 97280
Web: hoopdreamsbasketball.org
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Interest-Ed – EG Robotics Summer Camp
Focus: Science/Nature
Weeks of fun and learning! Explore the world of electricity, take the role of engineer.
Ages: 8-12
Interest-Ed
8240 SE 76th Pl
Portland, OR 97206

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International School, The – Language Immersion Summer Camps
Focus: Day Camps
Join The International School for language immersion summer camps in Spanish, Japanese and Chinese. Whether new to the language or already fluent, children will have fun exploring language and culture through songs, folktales, crafts, games, exciting outdoor activities and so much more!
Ages: 3 years – entering 5th grade
Times/Dates: Full Day 8:15-3:45; Half Day 8:15-12
Cost: $365-$475 per 2/wk session
Registration Deadline: Begins 2/15, rolling admission; as long as space is available
International School, The
025 SW Sherman St.
Portland, OR 97201
Tel: 503-226-2496
Email: admissions@intlschool.org
Web: intlschool.org
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Jim Parsley Community Center – JPCC Summer Camps
Focus: Day Camps
JPCC week-long day camps for students ages 6 – 13. Camps begin July 1, 2013, hours 8 am – 3 pm. Registration ($110.00/week, *exception Week 1) includes supplies, lunch & swim every day. Discount for additional child(ren) in family. More info on website or call.
Ages: 6-13
Times/Dates: 8a-3p. Week long camps begin 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29
Cost: $110
Registration Deadline: June 19 for 1st week; rolling registration for remainder
Jim Parsley Community Center
4100 Plomondon
Vancouver, WA 98661
Tel: 360-313-1060
Web: vansd.org/jpc
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Joy Central – Summer Childcare & Camps
Focus: Preschools
During the summer, our Before/After School care EXPANDS into day camps for preschool and school age children. We offer activities, day trips, indoor and outdoor games, and skill building experiences, meals included. Full time or half time, 2, 3, 4 or 5 days per week. An easy drive, we’re only 5 blocks from I-205.
Ages: 6 weeks – 12 years
Times/Dates: Camps: June-August, 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM, Mondays-Fridays
Cost: Varies by age, see website
Registration Deadline: Until filled
Joy Central
8815 NE Glisan St.
Portland, OR 97220
Tel: 503-252-1426
Email: michelle@joycentral.com
Web: JoyCentral.com
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Jump for Joy Farm
Focus: Day Camps
FARMTASTIC camp @ unbeatable prices. Horse/animal care, ecology, garden, art, games, homesteading
Ages: Kindergarten – 6th
Jump for Joy Farm
15898 S. Springwater Rd.
Oregon City, OR 97045
Tel: 503-608-7701
Email: christine@jumpforjoyfarm.com
Web: jump4joyfarm.com
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Kid Institute of Technology – Computer & Technology Camps
Focus: Day Camps
SUMMER CAMP 2013 LEGO® Mindstorms® NXT Robotics Engineering Computer Video Game Creation Stop Motion Animated Movie Making Best Computer Camps for Kids 6-14 Small Class sizes 10:1 Student Ratio Students Gain Understanding of… Problem Solving, Logic, Programming, Engineering, Math, Story Telling, Team Work.
Ages: 6-14
Times/Dates: Various June-Aug. See schedule online
Cost: Starting at $250
Registration Deadline: Two weeks prior to class
Kid Institute of Technology
Multiple metro locations
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Tel: 503-668-9106
Email: rick@kidinstitute.com
Web: kidinstitute.com
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Kids Community – Summer Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Kids Community offers a fun and enriching camp for kids with affordable rates for families. Weekly sessions include a variety of hands-on activities including science, art, craft, music, theater, and sports. Swimming is offered each week in addition to field trips including the Oregon Coast, Enchanted Forest, OMSI, and Mt Hood.
Ages: 5-14
Times/Dates: 6/18-8/23
Cost: $200-$250
Registration Deadline: June 1
Kids Community
2033 NW Glisan
Portland, OR 97209
Tel: 503-916-6367
Email: info.kclc@gmail.com
Web: kidscommunitypdx.org
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L’Etoile French Immersion School – L’Etoile Summer Camp
Focus: Foreign Languages
We are excited about the fun and engaging activities that we will offer in both French and English.
Ages: 3 – 10
L’Etoile French Immersion School
5839 SW Hood Ave
Portland, OR 97239
Web: letoilefrenchschool.com/enrollment/
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Larry Steele Basketball Camp – Overnight Basketball Camp
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Come attend Larry Steele Basketball Camp! It is a great place for any young basketball enthusiast to develop and refine their basketball skills, work hard, make new friends and have a great camp experience! Along with traditional camp activities including our 350′ Slip n’ Slide!
Ages: 9-18
Cost: $440
Larry Steele Basketball Camp
18062 Keasey Road
Veronia, OR 97064
Tel: 503-429-2801
Email: info@larrysteelebasketball.com
Web: larrysteelebasketball.com
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Leach Botanical Garden – Art in Nature Camp & The Bug Chicks Video Camp
Focus: Science/Nature
The Garden’s beautiful setting and distinct ecosystems provide the perfect palate for exploring art through nature. Each week, Art in Nature campers will study a variety of nature topics. Their observations will inspire a wide range of artistic endeavors – painting, illustration, print-making, ceramics, and basketry to name a few. At the Bug Chicks Video Camp, participants will act as a production crew: researching, scripting, filming, editing, and producing a short documentary about the insects at Leach Botanical Garden. Campers play every role necessary for the completion of the project. Film premiere is on final day of camp.
Ages: Art: 9-12 yrs; Video Camp: 9-13 yrs.
Times/Dates: Art: M-F beginning July 8, 9a-3p/ Video: July 15-19 9a-2p
Cost: Art: $210/Session; Video: $300
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
Leach Botanical Garden
6704 SE 122nd Ave
Portland, OR 97236
Tel: 503-823-1671
Email: jjenkins@leachgarden.org
Web: leachgarden.org
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Lewis & Clark College Summer Baseball Camps
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
High level (and fun!) baseball instruction from Lewis & Clark College Head Baseball Coach Tom Flynn.
Ages: 6-13
Lewis & Clark College Summer Baseball Camps
10675 SE Happy Valley Drive
Happy Valley, OR 97086
Web: lcbaseballcamps.com
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Little Corral, The – Intro to Ponies, Minis & Horses
Focus: Equestrian
The Little Corral offers 4 “story book” days in the wonder-filled world of minis & ponies! Kids enjoy quality time grooming, leading, riding, creating take-home memories, & more. This experience nurtures love for animals, friends, & the outdoors. Beautiful Stafford setting, clean barn, excellent helpers. No experience necessary.
Ages: 6-10
Times/Dates: Mon-Thurs, 9:30A-1:00P, Dates TBD (watch website)
Cost: $185 (includes quality crafts)
Registration Deadline: ASAP (spaces limited)
Little Corral, The
23288 SW Newland Road
Wilsonville, OR 97070
Tel: 503-449-5087
Email: info@thelittlecorral.com
Web: thelittlecorral.com
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Little Gym of Lake Oswego/Tualatin, The – Summer Classes and Camps
Focus: Gymnastics/Dance
For over 30 years The Little Gym has provided premier motor skill development programs for children 4 months to 12 years. Offering parent/child classes, gymnastics, sports skills, dance, karate, birthday parties, and camps. 10% discount for multiple children.
Ages: 4mos-12yrs
Times/Dates: June-Sept
Cost: Varies
Little Gym of Lake Oswego/Tualatin, The
17890 SW McEwan Rd
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Tel: 503-595-9702
Web: tlglakeoswegoor.com
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Living City LLC – Side Yard Farm Summer Camp
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Enjoy a week at the farm, planting and harvesting veggies, cooking, crafting , playing and running!
Ages: 3-13
Living City LLC
4310 NE 54th Ave
Portland, OR 97218
Web: livingcitypdx.com
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Living Wisdom School – Joyful Heart & Yoga Day Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Joyful Heart Program for preschool and kinders: Through stories, songs, movement, art, yoga, and play children learn about their higher selves. We have fun while we practice loving kindness. Yoga Day Camp for elementary-aged children: Games, yoga, handicrafts, cooking, and swimming. Led by LWS teachers.
Ages: 3 1/2-10
Times/Dates: 7/29-8/2
Cost: $130-150
Registration Deadline: July 15, enrollment limited
Living Wisdom School
4855 SW Watson Ave
Beaverton, OR 97005
Tel: 503-671-9112
Email: office@livingwisdomportland.org
Web: livingwisdomportland.org
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Lynwood Friends Church –
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Children learn to draw using pencil, marker and pastels. Active and engaging.
Ages: 3 – 11 yrs
Lynwood Friends Church
835 SE 162nd
Portland, OR 97233
Web: lynwoodfriends.org/creation-art-camp-2013/
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Mad Science of Portland & Vancouver – Mad Science Day Camps
Focus: Science/Nature
Mad Science Summer Day Camps are premium hands-on science experiences for children ages 5-13. Our programs are led by highly-trained and enthusiastic Mad Scientists on a mission to get our campers excited about science and how it affects the world around them. Choose from 9 exciting camps!
Ages: 5-13 yrs
Times/Dates: Week long day camps from 6/17-8/30 at 14 convenient locations
Cost: Vary per location, see website
Registration Deadline: Vary per location, see website for details.
Mad Science of Portland & Vancouver
1522 North Ainsworth Street
Portland, OR 97217
Tel: 503-230-8040
Web: portland.madscience.org
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Marla Baggetta Studio – Art Intensive Day Camp
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Optimizing your child’s development requires more than simply math, science, and reading skills.
Marla Baggetta Studio
1926 SE Scott St
Milwaukie, OR 97222
Web: marlabaggettastudiopdx.com
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Math Gamers
Focus: Academics/Learning Skills/Tutoring
Math Gamers is a fun, math enrichment program that helps kids stay sharp with their math skills! We use original games (board, dice, memory, etc) whose goals are matched to the state math standards. A special set of “active” games have been designed for our summer sessions to keep kids moving while they learn!
Ages: Entering 2nd – 6th grades
Times/Dates: TBD
Cost: TBD
Registration Deadline: TBD
Math Gamers
23935 SW Cascara Terrace
Sherwood, OR 97140
Tel: 503-880-4988
Email: mathgamers@yahoo.com
Web: mathgamers.net
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Merry Kitchen, The – Cooking Camp
Focus: Day Camps
This year the Merry Kitchen will be cooking with kids with recipes from around Asia. We will explore the cuisines of Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand and China. Kids will cook a full meal and eat at the end. Recipes and leftovers are sent home with each child.
Ages: 6-14
Times/Dates: 6/17-20 10a-1p Age 6-10; 7/15-18 10a-1p Age 10-14; 8/5-8 10a-1p Age 8-12
Cost: $200
Merry Kitchen, The
5202 NE 72nd Ave
Portland, OR 97218
Tel: 503-946-8357
Email: julie@themerrykitchen.com
Web: themerrykitchen.com
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MetroArts Inc. – MetroArts Kids Camp
Focus: Performing Arts
MetroArts Inc’s mission is to teach creative and critical thinking processes through innovative arts education programs and curriculums.
Ages: 7-12
Times/Dates: 9a-4p, 7/8-12, 7/15-19
Cost: $200/wk or $310/both wks
Registration Deadline: Early: May 17 or one week before start
MetroArts Inc.
0240 SW Canby St.
Portland, OR 97219
Tel: 503-245-4885
Email: info@metroartsinc.org
Web: metroartsinc.org
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Micha-el School – Full of Fun – Full of Life!
Focus: Academics/Learning Skills/Tutoring
Nature walks, gardening, art, storytelling, games, crafts and more!
Ages: 1st-5th grade
Times/Dates: 8:30-12:30, aftercare available 12:30-4:30 6/17-28, 7/8-26 M-F
Cost: $200, Aftercare separate
Registration Deadline: June 1
Micha-el School
13515A SE Rusk Road
Milwaukie, OR 97222
Tel: 503-882-3322
Email: michaelschooloffice@gmail.com
Web: micha-elschool.org
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MIR Music – Summer of Rock Guitar Camp
Focus: Performing Arts
Learn to rock! A camp for all levels of students who love rock, on a variety of instruments.
Ages: 9-16
MIR Music
331 E Main St.
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Tel: 503-693-0434
Web: mirmusic.com
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My Masterpiece Art Studio – Fine Art Summer Camps
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Professionally instructed fine art camps, designed to inspire children at any artistic level. Each day provides a lesson in clay, paint, print, collage and more, as well as open studio time for creative exploration. Use quality materials, learn new skills and have loads of fun! See our website for details.
Ages: 4-11
Times/Dates: M-Th, 6/17-8/29, 10am-1pm or 2-5pm
Cost: $175
Registration Deadline: Registering now. Space is limited. Pre-pay to secure your spot.
My Masterpiece Art Studio
7905 SW Cirrus Drive, Ste 27G
Beaverton, OR 97008
Tel: 503-453-3700
Email: info@mymasterpieceartstudio.com
Web: mymasterpieceartstudio.com
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New Moon Productions – Summer Theatre Production Camps
Focus: Performing Arts
Campers will have fun and learn valuable acting skills while rehearsing then performing in a play!
Ages: 8-18
New Moon Productions
P.O. Box 820165
Portland, OR 97282
Web: newmoonproductions.org
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Newspace Center for Photography – Youth Photography Camps and Weekend Workshops
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
NEWSPACE is pleased to offer programming designed specifically for youth ages 10-18. Our week-long camps and weekend workshops provide fun opportunities to investigate many different facets of photography. New this Summer, NEWSPACE has added a teen iPhone Photography class, Teen Studio Portrait class, and a Skatepark Adventure class. NEWSPACE instructors have a sincere passion for inspiring and encouraging students to explore the amazing world of the photographic arts. Depending on which class they take, students have the opportunity to: Discover the magic of the traditional darkroom – Learn fun digital photography tips and tricks; Experiment in the photography studio; Adventure out into the community on photography-related outings. NEWSPACE photography camps and classes ignite a passion for art and photography in our young students. We look forward to developing that excitement with your child as well!
Ages: 10-18
Times/Dates: Summer classes run throughout July and August. Please see website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $105 – $295
Registration Deadline: Register for classes online, over the phone, or in person.
Newspace Center for Photography
1632 SE 10th Ave
Portland, OR 97214
Web: newspacephoto.org
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Ninja School – Summer Camp
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Learn Ninja Skills this summer! Learn to kick, punch, throw shurikens and more! Call 503.442.3299.
Ages: 5-8, 9-12
Ninja School
6019 NE MLK Jr. Blvd
Portland, OR 97217
Web: portlandninjaschool.com
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Northeast Community Center – Exploring with Clay & Paints Camp
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Create artwork using earthen clay and colorful tempera paints in this fun, hands-on art camp!
Ages: 6-12
Northeast Community Center
1630 NE 38th Ave
Portland, OR 97232
Web: necommunitycenter.org
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Northwest Chinese Academy
Focus: Foreign Languages
Your child can have fun while learning Mandarin through special language immersion activities.
Ages: Age 3/Preschool through age 12/5th Grade
Northwest Chinese Academy
8565 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy
Beaverton, OR 97225
Tel: 503-546-3455
Web: nwchineseacademy.org
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Old McDonald’s Farm – The Summer Program
Focus: Day Camps
Over 19,000 children have benefitted from our enriching, educational opportunities while they enjoyed hands-on, fun farm experiences. See our beautiful, rustic 68-acre farm and 30 farm animals. Learn to feed animals, ride horses and a tractor, garden, enjoy nature and more. Available transportation from the Lloyd Center area.
Ages: 2nd-6th grades
Times/Dates: M-F 9-3:15p, 6/24, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 8/5, 8/19. M-Th 8-4p, 8/12 and possibly 8/26
Cost: $169 plus bus cost
Registration Deadline: None, classes fill quickly
Old McDonald’s Farm
PO Box 326
Corbett, OR 97019
Tel: 503-695-3316
Email: omf@oldmcdonaldsfarm.org
Web: oldmcdonaldsfarm.org
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Once Upon a Horse
Focus: Day Camps
Come join us for another summer of horsin’ around! We offer an introduction to the wonderful world of horses and ponies. We will ride and groom and graze the horses and learn the basics of “whoa and go”. Then we will take turns working in the carrot garden and playing in the art room.
Ages: 4-11
Times/Dates: 9-2 half-day; 9-4 full day, 6/24-27, 7/22-25, 8/19-22
Cost: $395 half-day; $460 full-day
Once Upon a Horse
P.O. Box 482
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Tel: 503-502-1719
Email: onceuponahorse@mac.com
Web: onceuponahorse.com
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Oregon College of Art & Craft – Art Adventures Youth Day Camp
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Sculpt, paint, stitch, build, felt, and print at Art Adventures- one of Portland’s most respected summer arts day camps. Each week offers children an introduction to four different art mediums on OCAC’s lovely ten-acre campus. OCAC is located just minutes from downtown Portland and Before/Aftercare options are available.
Ages: 1st-5th grade
Times/Dates: Weekly, 9am-5pm, June 17-August 23 (excluding July 4 week)
Cost: $300/wk
Registration Deadline: Ongoing with Early Registration Discount until April 1
Oregon College of Art & Craft
8245 SW Barnes Road
Portland, OR 97225
Tel: 971-255-4205
Email: artadventures@ocac.edu
Web: ocac.edu
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Oregon Gymnastics Academy – OGA Summer Camp
Focus: Gymnastics/Dance
OGA Summer Camp is packed with 4 hours of safe and fun gymnastics instruction every day, plus themed games, crafts, and field trips! OGA Camp is appropriate for beginning through advanced gymnasts and campers who just want to have fun. Check our website for full details. See you this summer!
Ages: 3-12 (3 yrs old half-day only)
Times/Dates: 7:30am-6pm 6/17-8/30
Registration Deadline: Starts March 11
Oregon Gymnastics Academy
16305 NW Bethany Ct., Ste 109
Beaverton, OR 97006
Tel: 503-531-3409
Email: info@ogagym.org
Web: ogagym.org
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Oregon Zoo – Nature Rangers Spring Break Camp
Focus: Science/Nature
Kids connect with nature and science comes alive as campers investigate and explore the animals and wild spaces at the Zoo! Activities include animal track hikes, bird watching, take home nature projects and much more. Attend one or several days. Each day is different. See the website for daily themes.
Ages: K-4th grade
Times/Dates: March 25-29, 8:30a – 4p
Cost: $40 per day
Oregon Zoo
4001 SW Canyon Rd
Portland, OR 97221
Tel: 503-226-1561
Web: oregonzoo.org
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Pacific Camps – Summer Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Pacific Camps is a unique camp that offers before/afterschool programs, holiday and summer camps. We are very active with daily events and field trips. Kids have fun while they learn around our weekly themes as they engage in recreation, crafts, chapel, snacks, and field trips. Now serving 3 Portland locations. Come join the fun!
Ages: K-8th grades
Times/Dates: 7a-6p
Cost: Check web site for current fees
Registration Deadline: Open
Pacific Camps
58690 Ross Rd
Warren, OR 97053
Tel: 503-396-0497
Email: dave@pacificcamps.com
Web: pacificcamps.com
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Philip Foster Farm – Living History Summer Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Living History Summer Camp at the Philip Foster Farm is the perfect way to get a bit deeper into the pioneer life experience. All camps are limited to 25 campers, so register early.
Ages: 7-12
Philip Foster Farm
29912 SE Hwy 211
Eagle Creek, OR 97022
Tel: 503-637-6324
Email: jzhhistsoc@rconnects.com
Web: philipfosterfarm.com
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Playspace
Focus: Special Needs
Our social and communication based groups are run by speech language pathologists, a social coach + play guide and an early childhood physical education teacher. We strive to assist children with special needs in developing friendship skills in a fun, supportive and guided environment. All groups run year round with camps during the summer months.
Ages: Developmentally appropriate groups 3-10 yrs
Times/Dates: June 17th – August 9th (Days/times vary based on group fit). Call for details
Cost: Services may be covered by insurance with a 10% discount if you pay out of pocket
Registration Deadline: May 31
Playspace
3014 NE Ainsworth
Portland, OR 97211
Tel: 503-224-2820
Email: info@pdxplayspace.com
Web: pdxplayspace.com
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Polaris Dance Theatre
Focus: Gymnastics/Dance
Jump, Twirl & Soar this Summer at Polaris!
CONTEMPORARY, BALLET, AERIAL, HIP HOP, YOGA, AND PILATES!
Ages: 6-12
Polaris Dance Theatre
1501 SW Taylor
Portland, OR 97205
Web: polarisdance.org
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Portland Actors Conservatory – Summer on Stage 2013
Focus: Performing Arts
Whether you’re brand new to acting or an accomplished young thespian, PAC has a summer camp that will challenge and inspire you! Choose from our upper level, 1 week Advanced Actor Intensive, or our traditional Summer on Stage 2 week sessions culminating in performance for daylong participants.
Ages: 8-18
Times/Dates: 6/19-6/28; 7/10-7/26; 7/31-8/16
Cost: $325-$475
Registration Deadline: First day of camp
Portland Actors Conservatory
1436 SW Montgomery
Portland, OR 97201
Tel: 503-274-1717
Web: actorsconservatory.com
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Portland Community Media – Portland Youth Media Summer Camps
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Spend your summer learning video production, animation, media literacy and more!
Ages: 7-18
Portland Community Media
2766 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, OR 97212
Web: pcmtv.org
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Portland Festival Ballet – Fairy Tale Adventure
Focus: Performing Arts
Premier dance program promoting the joy of dance by providing exemplary and disciplined training, educational and performance opportunities for new and experienced students. Call for info on our Swan Princess and Coppelia and the Dancing Dolls summer dance programs and activities! Camps include dance, drama, music, craft costuming. Call for Metro Parent discount and financial aid info.
Ages: 3-10
Times/Dates: 8/12-16, 8/19-23. See website for times and ages.
Cost: Varies
Portland Festival Ballet
10058 SW Arctic Drive
Beaverton, OR 97005
Tel: 503-245-5269
Email: admin@portlandfestivalballet.org
Web: portlandfestivalballet.org
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Portland Jewish Academy – PJA Summer Discovery
Focus: Day Camps
Summer Discovery offers exceptional classes taught by professional, experienced teachers. Exercise your brain in a fun way by taking engineering, Japanese cooking, comic book writing, dogs 101 and more. Come and create, test a new idea or build. Full day options are available. Visit our website to view our brochure.
Ages: 4-12
Times/Dates: July 8th-August 2, 9am-1pm
Cost: $175-$200
Registration Deadline: First come, first served
Portland Jewish Academy
6651 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR 97219
Tel: 503-244-0126
Email: cllanez@pjaproud.org
Web: pjaproud.org
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Portland Metro Arts – Summer Fun Camps & Classes
Focus: Performing Arts
A rich variety of half-day and whole-day camps: dance, music, theatre, visual arts, and multi-arts.
Ages: 3 1/2 – 12
Portland Metro Arts
9003 SE Stark St
Portland, OR 97216
Web: pdxmetroarts.org
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Radius Community Art Studios – Summer Art Camp
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Students will explore printmaking, drawing, painting, papermaking, clay, and found object art.
Ages: 5-12
Radius Community Art Studios
322 SE Morrison Street
Portland, OR 97214
Web: radiusstudio.org
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Royal Ridges Retreat
Focus: Day Camps
FOUR Types of Day Camps available: Day, Adventure, Horse, and Paintball. Overnight Blast: spend one night at camp (grades 1-6) $35. Bus transportation $40. Early Registration Discounts, Family Friendly Discounts available. Activities may include: Mountain Boards, hay rides, horseback rides, swimming, hikes, crafts, Bible stories, games and more. Located 9 miles NE of Battle Ground, WA.
Ages: Grades 1-9
Times/Dates: M-F, 9am-3:30pm, 6/24-8/23
Cost: $110 DC, $150 DAC, $265 DHC, $225 DPBC
Registration Deadline: Open until filled. Pay 35% deposit to hold your spot.
Royal Ridges Retreat
PO Box 3010
Battle Ground, WA 98604
Tel: 360-686-3737
Web: royalridges.org
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Saturday Academy
Focus: Academics/Learning Skills/Tutoring
Follow your curiosity! From Medical Camp, to TAG Camp, Programming in C, Lego Physics, and SAT Prep, SA has something for all interested students. Students can explore a multitude of topics including: science, math, technology, engineering and the arts in small, informal, project-oriented classes. Typical 12:1 student to instructor ratio.
Ages: Entering grades 2-12
Times/Dates: Classes, day & overnight camps, workshops year-round.
Cost: $75-$595
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
Saturday Academy
5000 N. Willamette Blvd
Portland, OR 97203
Tel: 503-200-5858
Email: info@saturdayacademy.org
Web: saturdayacademy.org
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Sauvie Island Center – Farm Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Farm Camp offers kids the chance to spend a week exploring the 16 acre Sauvie Island Organics farm and adjacent grounds of Metro’s Howell Territorial Park. Each day at camp will be a new adventure, focusing on one area of the Sauvie Island Center curriculum, including: Healthy Soils, Plant Parts, Seed to Harvest, Wildlife and the Food Web, and the Pollination Station.

Sauvie Island Center’s education staff will guide campers through exploration activities and a daily nature journaling exercise. In addition, campers will gather produce from our Grow Lunch Garden and use their harvest to prepare fresh, tasty supplements to their own sack lunches.

One day during the week, we’ll be joined by a chef from New Seasons Market, who will harvest vegetables and do a special cooking project with campers.

Other activities include nature-themed arts and crafts projects and group games. Farm camp is an outdoor experience. Children will be outside all day, everyday soaking up the fresh air and sunshine.
Ages: 3rd-5th grade
Sauvie Island Center
13901 NW Howell Park Rd.
Portland, OR 97231
Tel: 503-341-8627
Email: info@sauvieislandcenter.org
Web: sauvieislandcenter.org
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Schoolita Alegria – Summer Fun Camps/Curso de Verano
Focus: Foreign Languages
The days are filled with Spanish through songs, rhymes, games, outdoor play,arts and crafts, gardening, science projects, nature discovery and much more! Each day has a theme (i.e. swimming day, cooking day, movement day, and spirit day!) Spanish is not required. Great for siblings too! Ages 3-8 yrs.

Ages: 3-8 yrs
Times/Dates: 7/1-8/15, M-Th, 9a-1p or 3p, extended hrs if needed (8am-4pm)
Cost: starts at $150/wk
Schoolita Alegria
1814 NE 33rd
Portland, OR 97212
Tel: 503-288-5574
Email: alegria@schoolita-alegria.com
Web: schoolita-alegria.com
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SCRAP – Camp SCRAP
Focus: Day Camps
Camp SCRAP is centered on themes of creative reuse and making the most of your materials. This camp is for kids who LOVE inventing, making, planning, and bringing their creative ideas to life! Discounts available for siblings & SCRAP members.
Ages: 1st-6th grade
Times/Dates: June 17-21, 24-28; July 8-12; SuperCamp July 15-19, 22-26
Cost: $275
Registration Deadline: Closes one week before each session begins
SCRAP
2915 NE MLK Jr. Blvd
Portland, OR 97212
Tel: 503-294-0769
Email: info@scrappdx.org
Web: scrappdx.org/programs/camp-scrap
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Scuola Italiana di Portland – Experience Italy Without Ever Leaving Portland.
Focus: Foreign Languages
Summer camps at Scuola Italiana provide memorable Italian adventures through language, culture, cuisine, art, music and more. Kids frolic along the Riviera, cook scrumptious Italian dishes, play authentic Italian games, and explore the natural beauty of Italy. Our immersion summer camps make learning Italian a pleasure!
Ages: 3 to 12 yrs
Times/Dates: 9a-1p, 7/8-12, 7/15-19, 7/22-26, 7/29-8/2, 8/5-9, 8/12-16
Cost: $280 per five-day camp
Registration Deadline: Until filled
Scuola Italiana di Portland
PO Box 6507
Portland, OR 97228-6507
Tel: 971-270-0470
Email: info@scuola.us
Web: scuola.us
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Soccer Shots – Soccer Skills Camp
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Join us for a one week, three hour soccer skills camps! Our camps will focus on basic skills & fun!
Ages: Ages 4-5 & Grades K-4th
Soccer Shots
8526 SE 19th Ave
Portland, OR 97202
Tel: 503-688-3000
Web: pdx.soccershots.org
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Sparks Arts Center –
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Explore clay, mosaic, paper mache, sewing and more in our 1/2 day theme based art camps.
Ages: Ages 5-12 (grades K-6)
Sparks Arts Center
1805 NE 39th Ave
Portland, OR 97212
Web: sparkartscenter.com
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Sweet PEAS Kidzone – Summer Camp
Focus: Preschools
Each week is a fun filled theme with arts and crafts, trips to the park, indoor and outdoor games and enthusiastic teachers. Ahoy Mattey the 1st week with Pirates and Princesses. Your child will enjoy making treasure chests and magic wands. All camps include snacks for half day and a hot lunch for full day.
Ages: 3-11
Times/Dates: July 1st – August 23rd, Monday – Sunday, 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Cost: Half Day $25.00, Full Day $50.00, Week $175.00 Full Day
Sweet PEAS Kidzone
15320 NW Central Drive, Suite D-12
Portland, OR 97229
Tel: 503-533-5252
Email: info@sweetpeaskidzone.com
Web: sweetpeaskidzone.com
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Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge – Creative Nature Camp
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Visit Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, exploring the outdoors with all five senses!
Ages: 8 – 13
Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge
19255 SW Pacific Hwy
Sherwood, OR 97140
Web: friendsoftualatinrefuge.org
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Tulen Center for Martial Arts and Wellness – Poekoelan Martial Arts Summer Camp
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Your child will learn self defense martial arts, do fun arts and craft projects, and play outside!
Ages: 6-11, 4-5
Tulen Center for Martial Arts and Wellness
4710 SW Scholls Ferry Rd
Portland, OR 97225
Web: tulencenter.com
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Veritas School – Classical Camp
Focus: Academics/Learning Skills/Tutoring
Does your child love to memorize, to create, to learn? This is the perfect opportunity for him/her to do ALL these things like never before…in a safe and fun-filled environment! Activities include Summer Science, Latin Lingo, Bible Basics, Junior Rembrandts, Active Math, History/Geography, On Stage – all taught using the highly successful classical Christian methodology of songs, chants, timelines, hands-on experiments and projects, plus much more! The invaluable skills and memories your child will take home from one week at Classical Camp are guaranteed to happily remain with him/her for years to come!
Ages: 4th-6th grade
Times/Dates: 9:30am-Noon, 7/22-26
Cost: $75
Registration Deadline: June 28 at 2pm
Veritas School
401 Mission Dr.
Newberg, OR 97132
Tel: 503-538-1962
Email: info@veritasschool.net
Web: veritasschool.net
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Vibe of Portland – Summer Day Camps – Preschool & Elementary
Focus: Day Camps
Pint Size Picasso: preschool 1/2 day camp explores color, texture and design. Elementary Art Day Camps: Week 1: Art Only 2D & 3D storytelling through art Week 2: Ukuleles & Art – movement through both art & music.
Ages: 3-12
Times/Dates: Preschool: 6/17-21, 6/24-28; Elementary: 7/15-19, 7/22-26
Cost: $125 June, $250 July
Registration Deadline: June 1
Vibe of Portland
5441 SE Belmont, Ste 01
Portland, OR 97215
Tel: 503-560-3592
Email: info@vibeofportland.com
Web: vibeofportland.org
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Willamette After School & Summer Camp – 2013 West Linn Summer Day Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Teacher and parent recommended. Daily indoor and outdoor activities including regular field trips to fun local establishments including OMSI, the ZOO, etc. Weekly cost includes all supplies.
Ages: K-6th Grade
Willamette After School & Summer Camp
1920 6th Ave
West Linn, OR 97068
Tel: 503-957-6060
Email: info@willametteafterschool.com
Web: willametteafterschool.com
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Ages Middle School

Animate Voice Studio – Summer Singing Camp
Focus: Performing Arts
Love to sing? Learn the basics to build on! Singing all week and mini end of week recital for families. Big summer recital in early August for all campers! See website for more details!
Ages: 9-13
Times/Dates: Weekly throughout summer. 2hrs/day
Cost: $150
Registration Deadline: June 1
Animate Voice Studio
10220 SW Park Way
Portland, OR 97225
Tel: 503-502-8302
Email: angela.reiswig@gmail.com
Web: animatevoice.com
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Bar 717 Ranch / Camp Trinity
Focus: Overnight Camps
The Bar 717 Ranch is the oldest accredited co-educational summer camp in California. Since 1930, we have welcomed boys and girls to live, work, and play as part our large ranch family. Today, the pioneer traditions of cooperation, resourcefulness, and respect for the land are the foundation for wholesome summers.
Ages: 8-16
Times/Dates: Session 1: 6/16-6/29, Session 2: 6/30-7/12, Session 3: 7/14-7/27, Session 4: 7/28-8/10, Family Camp: 8/11-8/18
Cost: 2 week sessions: $2650
Bar 717 Ranch / Camp Trinity
Star Route Box 150
Hayfork, CA 96041
Tel: 530-628-5992
Email: camptrinity@bar717.com
Web: bar717.com
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Barnes-Miller Child Development – Summer Day Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Summer’s a great time to explore, play outside, and build new friendships. We provide a variety of fun-filled memorable summer experiences including Science, arts and crafts, drama and woodworking projects. Various field trips everyday include local parks, bowling, skating, organized sports, zoo, OMSI, summer theater production, Stonework’s, jet boats, etc.
Ages: 6-12
Times/Dates: June through August, when kids are out of school
Cost: Call for info
Registration Deadline: June 1
Barnes-Miller Child Development
7345 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225
Tel: 503-292-7847
Web: barnes-millercdc.com
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Belmont Academy – Explorers Summer Camp
Focus: Day Camps
A program tailored for working parents, and campers wishing to have a fun-filled summer of Exploring Nature. Campers will explore, hike and participate in games in parks and natural areas. There will be time for art, science and maintaining reading and writing skills, and dance in on-site studio.
Ages: 6-12
Times/Dates: 6/17-8/29
Cost: $760 monthly. Part-time rates available.
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
Belmont Academy
3841 SE Belmont
Portland, OR 97214
Tel: 503-232-8985
Email: chutson@belmontacademy.org
Web: belmontacademy.org
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Bethany Strings & Woodwind Camp
Focus: Performing Arts
Play in an ensemble,learn fun new music for our concert,& develop your skills in this fun day camp
Ages: 8-14
Bethany Strings & Woodwind Camp
Westside, off of Sunset Highway
Beaverton, OR 97229
Tel: 503-913-3621
Email: bethanymusiccamp@gmail.com
Web: BethanyMusicCamp.com
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Bike First!
Focus: Special Needs
Bike First! teaches people who experience disabilities the skills needed to ride traditional bicycles.
Ages: At least 8 years old
Times/Dates: June 17-21
Cost: $250
Bike First!

Portland, OR
Email: annbikefirst@gmail.com
Web: bikefirstlttw.com
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Camp Blue Spruce
Focus: Overnight Camps
Camp Blue Spruce provides children with food allergies/sensitivities and their friends an overnight summer camp experience where they can be independent, confident, and care-free. Camp Blue Spruce is like any other summer camp EXCEPT the food is prepared without any of the top 8 food allergens, gluten or sesame.
Ages: 9-14
Times/Dates: Sunday, 8/18-Fri 8/23
Cost: $525/week
Registration Deadline: July 20
Camp Blue Spruce
3519 NE 15th, #225
Portland, OR 97212
Tel: 503-726-8886
Email: info@campbluespruce.org
Web: campbluespruce.org
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Camp Social!
Focus: Special Needs
Social thinking and related skills groups serving children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Anxiety as well as others with social learning challenges. Group topics include decoding non-verbal communication, flexible thinking, making connections, social problem solving, having fun and meeting new friends. Groups co-facilitated by Dr. Marie Mc Mahon and Stephanie Gorman.
Ages: Developmentally appropriate groups 5-14 yrs
Times/Dates: June through early August. See web site for details.
Cost: Services may be covered by insurance with a 10% discount if you pay out of pocket
Registration Deadline: May 31
Camp Social!
1101 Broadway, Ste 230
Vancouver, WA 98660
Tel: 503-381-9344
Email: socialkraft@me.com
Web: socialkraft.net
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Cannonball Art in the City – Visual Arts Day Camps at PSU
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
At Cannonball Art Camps students can expect to be both in the studio and out on location exploring our local arts community in downtown Portland and The Pearl. – Drawing – Painting – Sculpture – Tons of Creative Fun! For more information and to register, please visit cannonballartcamp.blogspot.com or call 503-913-6406.
Ages: 11-14
Times/Dates: June 24-28, Aug.5-9 9:00 – 4:30
Cost: $325
Registration Deadline: Two weeks prior to class
Cannonball Art in the City
3135 NW Wilson St
Portland, OR 97210
Tel: 503-913-6406
Email: tracieb0523@comcast.net
Web: cannonballartcamp.com
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Clackamas Day School – Summer Day Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Summer’s a great time to explore, play outside, and build new friendships. We provide a variety of fun-filled memorable summer experiences including Science, arts and crafts, drama and woodworking projects. Various field trips everyday include local parks, bowling, skating, organized sports, zoo, OMSI, summer theater production, Stonework’s, jet boats, etc.
Ages: 6-12
Times/Dates: June through August, when kids are out of school
Cost: Call for info
Registration Deadline: June 1
Clackamas Day School
16640 SE 82nd Drive
Clackamas, OR 97015
Tel: 503-655-7826
Web: clackamasdayschool.net
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Clackamas River Chapter of Trout Unlimited – Youth Conservation and Fly Fishing Camp
Focus: Overnight Camps
Youth Conservation and Fly Fishing Camp staffed by Trout Unlimited volunteers. July 25-28. Location: USFS Campground, Mt. Hood National Forest. Fly casting, presentation, equipment, knots, fly tying, trout habitat, river ecology, aquatic entomology, fishing etiquette, orienteering and watershed conservation. Food, fly tying materials and fishing equipment provided. Limited enrollment.
Ages: 10-14 years
Times/Dates: July 25-28
Cost: $200 (parent/guardian $75)
Registration Deadline: limited enrollment
Clackamas River Chapter of Trout Unlimited
USFS Campground
Mt. Hood National Forest
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Tel: 503-408-4898
Email: dave@clackamasrivertu.org
Web: clackamasrivertu.org
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Coastal Adventures – Survival Science Camp
Focus: Science/Nature
Experience the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest for 3 days and 2 nights this summer. Certified science teachers will lead your 7-14 year olds on exciting educational adventures. Learn the basics of outdoor survival such as identifying native plants, using a GPS and cooking in the great outdoors.
Ages: 7-14
Times/Dates: Check website for calendar and details
Cost: $100
Registration Deadline: Until filled
Coastal Adventures
82046 Walton Road
Seaside, OR 97138
Tel: 503-756-7464
Email: keelinsanger@yahoo.com
Web: facebook.com/Campingatthecoast
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Columbia Gorge School of Theatre
Focus: Performing Arts
Columbia Gorge School of Theatre (CGST) is located at the beautiful Concordia University campus in Portland, Oregon. Campers stay in a dorm at the university, with the counselors and the entire staff. Every camper performs in a live play or a movie. There are 1 week, 2 week, 4 week, and 5 week sessions available. At CGST, we believe in “learning by doing”, so the classes are all interactive and fun. Study acting, singing, dancing, the Biz, TV/film, stage combat, theatre potpourri, etc, with professionals from all over the country. CGST has a 3 to 1 or 4 to 1 student to staff ratio. Campers are well supervised at all times. Performances take place on Saturday, at 10 am, for most sessions. The 5 week session performs three times, and the 4 week session performs twice.
Ages: 8-18
Times/Dates: Session 1, Youth Workshop: June 24-29
Session 2, Acting Workshop: June 24-29
Session 3, Musical Theatre Workshop: June 24-29
Session 4, Two Week Session: July 1-July 13
Session 5, TV/Film Session: July 15-July 27
Session 6, Four Week Session: July 1-27
Session 7, Advanced Track (5 wks): June 24-July 27
Cost: Prices start at $699, and increase depending on the length of session. There are discounts for early enrollment. Partial scholarships are available for campers with financial need. Go on www.theatrecamp.com to fill out and send in the scholarship form. Save $50 by enrolling with a friend.
Registration Deadline: To enroll, go to www.theatrecamp.com and fill out the enrollment form. Call in a credit card number to 503-367-2538, or print the enrollment form and mail it in to our office with a check or a credit card number. There is no enrollment deadline, but we urge campers to enroll asap to insure your first choice of sessions.
Columbia Gorge School of Theatre
2811 NE Holman
Portland, OR 97211
Web: theatrecamp.com
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Concordia University – Concordia Girls Basketball Camp
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Helps players develop their skills, provide a fun atmosphere with instruction from college coaches.
Ages: 8-17
Concordia University
2811 NE Holman St.
Portland, OR 97211
Tel: 503-280-8501
Web: cu-portland.edu
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Couples for Christ Oregon – CFC Kids for Christ NW Kids Village Camp
Focus: Overnight Camps
This summer, why not spend some quality time proclaiming the greatness of the Lord? Kids For Christ Northwest Region cordially invites you and your kids to this year’s NW Kids Village which will be a spiritual fun-filled memorable experience for everyone. So come one, come all!
Ages: 5-7, 8-12
Couples for Christ Oregon
Cedar Ridge Camp
Veronia, OR
Web: cfckfcoregon.org
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Cowboy Jerry’s Horses – Summer Horse Camp
Focus: Equestrian
Western Horse Camp – learn All Around Horsemanship & care of our equine companions. Join our Team!
Ages: 10-13
Cowboy Jerry’s Horses
17531 S. Henrici Rd
Oregon City, OR 97045
Web: cowboyjerryshorses.com
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Delphian School – Summer at Delphi
Focus: Academics/Learning Skills/Tutoring
Summer at Delphi is the perfect blend of academics and fun summer camp activities! For 35 years, our program has challenged young people in and out of the classroom and helped them discover that their potential for success is unlimited.
Ages: 8-18
Times/Dates: 6/24-8/2, 4-6 wk sessions available
Cost: $1696-$8004, call for options
Delphian School
20950 SW Rock Creek Road
Sheridan, OR 97378
Tel: 503-843-3521
Web: summeratdelphi.org
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Ekone Ranch Summer Camps
Focus: Science/Nature
Experience life on a working ranch! Ride horses, make new best friends, and sleep under the stars.
Ages: 8-19
Ekone Ranch Summer Camps
401 Ekone Rd
Goldendale, WA 98620
Web: ekone.org
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Engineering for Kids
Summer Day Camps – Lego Robotics, Electronic Game Design and More

Focus: Day Camps
Engineering for Kids brings STEM education to kids in a fun and challenging way through after-school and homeschool programs, classes, camps, workshops,and birthday parties. Camps are offered in various Portland Metro locations. For more information or to register, please visit our website or call us.
Ages: Grades K-2 and 5-8
Times/Dates: 9-3:30 and 3:30 to 5, M-F
Cost: $295 and $75 respectively
Registration Deadline: One week prior to class starts
Engineering for Kids
Summer Day Camps

1706 NW Riverscape St.
Portland, OR 97209
Tel: 971-244-4960
Email: portandmetro@engineeringforkids.net
Web: EngineeringForKids.net/location/PortlandMetro
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Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum – Model Rocket Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Campers will have total immersion into the rocket hobby. 3 projects will be built and flown.
Ages: Grades 5-8
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
500 NE Capt. Michael King Smith Way
McMinnville, OR 97128
Tel: 503-434-4180
Email: education@sprucegoose.org
Web: evergreenmuseum.org
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Fir Hollow Youth Camp
Focus: Equestrian
Fir Hollow is a family friendly equine facility located in a quiet valley in Sherwood. Camps are offered for youth ages 5-14. All riding levels welcome. Awesome counselors and gentle horses. Crafts, games, contests and more. Horse show with ribbons for all on Friday. Visa/MC/Paypal accepted.
Ages: 7-14
Times/Dates: Spring Break: 3/25-29; Summer Sessions (9a-4p): 6/24-28, 7/8-12
Cost: $400
Registration Deadline: Until filled
Fir Hollow Youth Camp
25248 SW Oberst Road
Sherwood, OR 97140
Tel: 503-625-2329
Email: info@firhollowstables.com
Web: firhollowstables.com
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French Hill Farm Riding Academy – Summer Horse Camps
Focus: Equestrian
We are a year round horseback riding facility which offers riding lessons for all ages and abilities. Our summer camps run from mid June to mid August. At camp we teach all aspects of horse care as well as teaching campers how to ride.
Ages: 5-6 in half-day camps; 7-12 in all-day camps
Times/Dates: 9:30-12p for 1/2 day camps: 9-3p for all-day camps
Cost: $110-$425
Registration Deadline: June 1
French Hill Farm Riding Academy
15770 NE Eilers Road
Aurora, OR 97221
Tel: 503-678-6336
Email: ashlie@frenchhillfarm.com
Web: frenchhillfarm.com
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Hidden Valley Camp
Focus: Overnight Camps
Hidden Valley Camp is a traditional resident summer camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 16. Activities include: horseback riding, sailing, swimming, arts & crafts, canoeing, drama, archery, sports/games, hiking and much more. Carefully selected and trained staff work with small living groups (1:7 ratio) to help provide a safe, caring, friendly camp community. HVC is accredited by the American Camp Association and is a safe, fun and rewarding experience that has provided lifelong friendships & memories for campers since 1947!
Ages: 7-16
Times/Dates: 6/22-7/5, 7/7-7/28, 7/30-8/18
Cost: $1290-$1790
Registration Deadline: Based on availability
Hidden Valley Camp
24314 Hidden Valley Road
Granite Falls, WA 98252
Tel: 425-844-8896
Email: hiddenvalleycamp@earthlink.net
Web: hvc-wa.com
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Hoop Dreams Basketball – Summer Basketball Camps
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Fundamentals of the game and strength & conditioning in an intense hard working environment.
Ages: 8-14
Hoop Dreams Basketball
PO Box 19685
Portland, OR 97280
Web: hoopdreamsbasketball.org
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Interest-Ed – EG Robotics Summer Camp
Focus: Science/Nature
Weeks of fun and learning! Explore the world of electricity, take the role of engineer.
Ages: 8-12
Interest-Ed
8240 SE 76th Pl
Portland, OR 97206

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Jim Parsley Community Center – JPCC Summer Camps
Focus: Day Camps
JPCC week-long day camps for students ages 6 – 13. Camps begin July 1, 2013, hours 8 am – 3 pm. Registration ($110.00/week, *exception Week 1) includes supplies, lunch & swim every day. Discount for additional child(ren) in family. More info on website or call.
Ages: 6-13
Times/Dates: 8a-3p. Week long camps begin 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29
Cost: $110
Registration Deadline: June 19 for 1st week; rolling registration for remainder
Jim Parsley Community Center
4100 Plomondon
Vancouver, WA 98661
Tel: 360-313-1060
Web: vansd.org/jpc
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Joy Now Arts Project – Summer Camp
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Rock out with circus arts, stiltwalking and music with members of the March Fourth Marching Band!
Ages: 12-18
Joy Now Arts Project
811 SE Franklin
Portland, OR 97212
Web: joynowproject.org
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Junior Achievement – JA BizTown Summer Camp
Focus: Day Camps
JA BizTown Camp kids experience a slice of the “real-world” while gaining workforce-readiness and financial literacy skills. Campers explore careers, work in business teams, design business plans, and learn about entrepreneurship. They also earn an income and manage their own savings and checking accounts while learning to be responsible consumers!
Ages: 10-14 years
Times/Dates: 6/24-28, 7/8-12, 7/29-8/2, 8/12-16
Cost: $279 for Regular day, $299 for Extended day
Junior Achievement
7830 SE Foster Road
Portland, OR 97206
Tel: 503-238-6430
Email: info@ja-pdx.org
Web: jaorswwa.org
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Kid Institute of Technology – Computer & Technology Camps
Focus: Day Camps
SUMMER CAMP 2013 LEGO® Mindstorms® NXT Robotics Engineering Computer Video Game Creation Stop Motion Animated Movie Making Best Computer Camps for Kids 6-14 Small Class sizes 10:1 Student Ratio Students Gain Understanding of… Problem Solving, Logic, Programming, Engineering, Math, Story Telling, Team Work.
Ages: 6-14
Times/Dates: Various June-Aug. See schedule online
Cost: Starting at $250
Registration Deadline: Two weeks prior to class
Kid Institute of Technology
Multiple metro locations
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Tel: 503-668-9106
Email: rick@kidinstitute.com
Web: kidinstitute.com
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Kids Community – Summer Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Kids Community offers a fun and enriching camp for kids with affordable rates for families. Weekly sessions include a variety of hands-on activities including science, art, craft, music, theater, and sports. Swimming is offered each week in addition to field trips including the Oregon Coast, Enchanted Forest, OMSI, and Mt Hood.
Ages: 5-14
Times/Dates: 6/18-8/23
Cost: $200-$250
Registration Deadline: June 1
Kids Community
2033 NW Glisan
Portland, OR 97209
Tel: 503-916-6367
Email: info.kclc@gmail.com
Web: kidscommunitypdx.org
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Kiwanda Kites Adventure Beach House – Fly, Ride and Float Camp
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Hang gliding, paragliding, kite boarding stunt kite and airplane flight. Horses/ kayaks on request
Ages: 12-18
Kiwanda Kites Adventure Beach House
922 NW Circle Blvd, Ste 160 #273
Corvallis, OR 97330
Web: oregonhanggliding.com
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Larry Steele Basketball Camp – Overnight Basketball Camp
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Come attend Larry Steele Basketball Camp! It is a great place for any young basketball enthusiast to develop and refine their basketball skills, work hard, make new friends and have a great camp experience! Along with traditional camp activities including our 350′ Slip n’ Slide!
Ages: 9-18
Cost: $440
Larry Steele Basketball Camp
18062 Keasey Road
Veronia, OR 97064
Tel: 503-429-2801
Email: info@larrysteelebasketball.com
Web: larrysteelebasketball.com
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Leach Botanical Garden – Art in Nature Camp & The Bug Chicks Video Camp
Focus: Science/Nature
The Garden’s beautiful setting and distinct ecosystems provide the perfect palate for exploring art through nature. Each week, Art in Nature campers will study a variety of nature topics. Their observations will inspire a wide range of artistic endeavors – painting, illustration, print-making, ceramics, and basketry to name a few. At the Bug Chicks Video Camp, participants will act as a production crew: researching, scripting, filming, editing, and producing a short documentary about the insects at Leach Botanical Garden. Campers play every role necessary for the completion of the project. Film premiere is on final day of camp.
Ages: Art: 9-12 yrs; Video Camp: 9-13 yrs.
Times/Dates: Art: M-F beginning July 8, 9a-3p/ Video: July 15-19 9a-2p
Cost: Art: $210/Session; Video: $300
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
Leach Botanical Garden
6704 SE 122nd Ave
Portland, OR 97236
Tel: 503-823-1671
Email: jjenkins@leachgarden.org
Web: leachgarden.org
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Mad Science of Portland & Vancouver – Mad Science Day Camps
Focus: Science/Nature
Mad Science Summer Day Camps are premium hands-on science experiences for children ages 5-13. Our programs are led by highly-trained and enthusiastic Mad Scientists on a mission to get our campers excited about science and how it affects the world around them. Choose from 9 exciting camps!
Ages: 5-13 yrs
Times/Dates: Week long day camps from 6/17-8/30 at 14 convenient locations
Cost: Vary per location, see website
Registration Deadline: Vary per location, see website for details.
Mad Science of Portland & Vancouver
1522 North Ainsworth Street
Portland, OR 97217
Tel: 503-230-8040
Web: portland.madscience.org
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Mercy Corps Action Center – Artivism & International Development 101
Focus: Day Camps
This summer, middle- and high-school students can attend eye-opening week long summer camps in our global headquarters. They’ll make new friends, explore global issues and investigate their own communities. Mercy Corps is a global aid organization that works in 40 of the toughest countries from its home here in Portland.
Ages: Middle and High School
Times/Dates: 7/8 -7/12 9-2pm 7/22 -7/26 9-4pm
Cost: $150 / $250
Registration Deadline: Until filled
Mercy Corps Action Center
28 SW Ankeny
Portland, OR 97204
Tel: 503-896-5750
Web: mercycorps.org/summercamp
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Merry Kitchen, The – Cooking Camp
Focus: Day Camps
This year the Merry Kitchen will be cooking with kids with recipes from around Asia. We will explore the cuisines of Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand and China. Kids will cook a full meal and eat at the end. Recipes and leftovers are sent home with each child.
Ages: 6-14
Times/Dates: 6/17-20 10a-1p Age 6-10; 7/15-18 10a-1p Age 10-14; 8/5-8 10a-1p Age 8-12
Cost: $200
Merry Kitchen, The
5202 NE 72nd Ave
Portland, OR 97218
Tel: 503-946-8357
Email: julie@themerrykitchen.com
Web: themerrykitchen.com
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MetroArts Inc. – MetroArts Kids Camp
Focus: Performing Arts
MetroArts Inc’s mission is to teach creative and critical thinking processes through innovative arts education programs and curriculums.
Ages: 7-12
Times/Dates: 9a-4p, 7/8-12, 7/15-19
Cost: $200/wk or $310/both wks
Registration Deadline: Early: May 17 or one week before start
MetroArts Inc.
0240 SW Canby St.
Portland, OR 97219
Tel: 503-245-4885
Email: info@metroartsinc.org
Web: metroartsinc.org
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MIR Music – Summer of Rock Guitar Camp
Focus: Performing Arts
Learn to rock! A camp for all levels of students who love rock, on a variety of instruments.
Ages: 9-16
MIR Music
331 E Main St.
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Tel: 503-693-0434
Web: mirmusic.com
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New Moon Productions – Summer Theatre Production Camps
Focus: Performing Arts
Campers will have fun and learn valuable acting skills while rehearsing then performing in a play!
Ages: 8-18
New Moon Productions
P.O. Box 820165
Portland, OR 97282
Web: newmoonproductions.org
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Newspace Center for Photography – Youth Photography Camps and Weekend Workshops
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
NEWSPACE is pleased to offer programming designed specifically for youth ages 10-18. Our week-long camps and weekend workshops provide fun opportunities to investigate many different facets of photography. New this Summer, NEWSPACE has added a teen iPhone Photography class, Teen Studio Portrait class, and a Skatepark Adventure class. NEWSPACE instructors have a sincere passion for inspiring and encouraging students to explore the amazing world of the photographic arts. Depending on which class they take, students have the opportunity to: Discover the magic of the traditional darkroom – Learn fun digital photography tips and tricks; Experiment in the photography studio; Adventure out into the community on photography-related outings. NEWSPACE photography camps and classes ignite a passion for art and photography in our young students. We look forward to developing that excitement with your child as well!
Ages: 10-18
Times/Dates: Summer classes run throughout July and August. Please see website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $105 – $295
Registration Deadline: Register for classes online, over the phone, or in person.
Newspace Center for Photography
1632 SE 10th Ave
Portland, OR 97214
Web: newspacephoto.org
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Opal Creek Ancient Forest Center – Opal Creek Expeditions
Focus: Overnight Camps
Five-day backpacking trips in the Opal Creek Wilderness combine field science & backcountry travel.
Ages: 10-16
Opal Creek Ancient Forest Center
Site: Lyons, OR
Office: 721 NW 9th Ave, Ste 236
Portland, OR 97209
Tel: 503-892-2782
Web: opalcreek.org
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Oregon College of Art & Craft – Art Adventures Young Adult (YA!) Day Camp
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
The Young Adult (YA!) Day Camp introduces middle school students to OCAC’s professional arts studios. Each session has two in-depth art workshops: one in a 2D medium and the other in a 3D medium. YA! camp provides the developing teen boundless opportunity for self-expression. OCAC is located just minutes from downtown Portland and Before/Aftercare options are available.

Ages: 6th-8th grade
Times/Dates: Weekly, 9am-5pm, June 17-August 23 (excluding July 4 week)
Cost: $325/wk
Registration Deadline: Ongoing with Early Registration Discount until April 1
Oregon College of Art & Craft
8245 SW Barnes Road
Portland, OR 97225
Tel: 971-255-4205
Email: artadventures@ocac.edu
Web: ocac.edu
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Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. – Building Girls Summer
Construction Camps

Focus: Day Camps
Working together, campers build a garden shed, each weld and tile an end table to take home, saw and learn to swing a hammer! All this in a fun, relaxed environment alongside their peers from female instructors. A fun way for girls to open the door to something new!
Ages: 10-14, 14-18
Times/Dates: July 15-19, 9:30-4:00 (High School) July 23-26, 8:30-3:00p (Middle School)

Cost: $25 (scholarships available)
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc.
3934 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, #101
Portland, OR 97212
Tel: 503-335-8200
Email: info@tradeswomen.net
Web: tradeswomen.net
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Oregon Virtual Education (ORVED)
Focus: Academics/Learning Skills/Tutoring
ORVED offers online courses for students in grades 6-12. Classes start every Monday – enroll any day of the week, any week of the year! We offer all core subject areas as well as languages (Chinese, Spanish, French) and electives (such as digital photography and web design).
Ages: Grades 6-12
Cost: $295 per half-credit course
Oregon Virtual Education (ORVED)
5825 NE Ray Circle
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Tel: 503-614-1300
Email: info@orved.org
Web: orved.org
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Pacific Camps – Summer Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Pacific Camps is a unique camp that offers before/afterschool programs, holiday and summer camps. We are very active with daily events and field trips. Kids have fun while they learn around our weekly themes as they engage in recreation, crafts, chapel, snacks, and field trips. Now serving 3 Portland locations. Come join the fun!
Ages: K-8th grades
Times/Dates: 7a-6p
Cost: Check web site for current fees
Registration Deadline: Open
Pacific Camps
58690 Ross Rd
Warren, OR 97053
Tel: 503-396-0497
Email: dave@pacificcamps.com
Web: pacificcamps.com
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Philip Foster Farm – Living History Summer Camp
Focus: Day Camps
Living History Summer Camp at the Philip Foster Farm is the perfect way to get a bit deeper into the pioneer life experience. All camps are limited to 25 campers, so register early.
Ages: 7-12
Philip Foster Farm
29912 SE Hwy 211
Eagle Creek, OR 97022
Tel: 503-637-6324
Email: jzhhistsoc@rconnects.com
Web: philipfosterfarm.com
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Portland Actors Conservatory – Summer on Stage 2013
Focus: Performing Arts
Whether you’re brand new to acting or an accomplished young thespian, PAC has a summer camp that will challenge and inspire you! Choose from our upper level, 1 week Advanced Actor Intensive, or our traditional Summer on Stage 2 week sessions culminating in performance for daylong participants.
Ages: 8-18
Times/Dates: 6/19-6/28; 7/10-7/26; 7/31-8/16
Cost: $325-$475
Registration Deadline: First day of camp
Portland Actors Conservatory
1436 SW Montgomery
Portland, OR 97201
Tel: 503-274-1717
Web: actorsconservatory.com
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Portland Community College Community Education – Summer Teen Program
Focus: Day Camps
Class sizes are small, and the focus is on having a good time while teens immerse themselves in intriguing subjects. Topics include cooking, crafts, emergency preparedness, fashion and style, languages, performance and visual arts, SAT test prep, sports and wellness, technology, and writing. Dates/times, locations, and costs vary.
Ages: 12-17
Times/Dates: Varies (see website)
Cost: #23-$355
Registration Deadline: Varies (see website)
Portland Community College Community Education
Various locations
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Tel: 971-722-6622
Email: ceteens@pcc.edu
Web: pcc.edu/community/teen
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Portland Community Media – Portland Youth Media Summer Camps
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Spend your summer learning video production, animation, media literacy and more!
Ages: 7-18
Portland Community Media
2766 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, OR 97212
Web: pcmtv.org
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Portland Jewish Academy – PJA Summer Discovery
Focus: Day Camps
Summer Discovery offers exceptional classes taught by professional, experienced teachers. Exercise your brain in a fun way by taking engineering, Japanese cooking, comic book writing, dogs 101 and more. Come and create, test a new idea or build. Full day options are available. Visit our website to view our brochure.
Ages: 4-12
Times/Dates: July 8th-August 2, 9am-1pm
Cost: $175-$200
Registration Deadline: First come, first served
Portland Jewish Academy
6651 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR 97219
Tel: 503-244-0126
Email: cllanez@pjaproud.org
Web: pjaproud.org
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Royal Ridges Retreat
Focus: Day Camps
FOUR Types of Day Camps available: Day, Adventure, Horse, and Paintball. Overnight Blast: spend one night at camp (grades 1-6) $35. Bus transportation $40. Early Registration Discounts, Family Friendly Discounts available. Activities may include: Mountain Boards, hay rides, horseback rides, swimming, hikes, crafts, Bible stories, games and more. Located 9 miles NE of Battle Ground, WA.
Ages: Grades 1-9
Times/Dates: M-F, 9am-3:30pm, 6/24-8/23
Cost: $110 DC, $150 DAC, $265 DHC, $225 DPBC
Registration Deadline: Open until filled. Pay 35% deposit to hold your spot.
Royal Ridges Retreat
PO Box 3010
Battle Ground, WA 98604
Tel: 360-686-3737
Web: royalridges.org
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Saturday Academy
Focus: Academics/Learning Skills/Tutoring
Follow your curiosity! From Medical Camp, to TAG Camp, Programming in C, Lego Physics, and SAT Prep, SA has something for all interested students. Students can explore a multitude of topics including: science, math, technology, engineering and the arts in small, informal, project-oriented classes. Typical 12:1 student to instructor ratio.
Ages: Entering grades 2-12
Times/Dates: Classes, day & overnight camps, workshops year-round.
Cost: $75-$595
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
Saturday Academy
5000 N. Willamette Blvd
Portland, OR 97203
Tel: 503-200-5858
Email: info@saturdayacademy.org
Web: saturdayacademy.org
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The 100th Monkey Studio – Summer 2013 Youth Only Open Studio Art Sessions & Fall Art Exhibit
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Sessions will exploring art history in drawing, painting and mixed media! Ending with a fall exhibit
Ages: 11-14
The 100th Monkey Studio
1600 SE Ankeny St
Portland, OR 97214
Tel: 503-232-3457
Email: the100th@the100thmonkeystudio.com
Web: the100thmonkeystudio.com
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Trackers Earth – Overnight Camps
Focus: Overnight Camps
Join Trackers for outdoor adventure! Stay in our beautiful forest camps. Learn outdoor skills, archery and wild plants at Camp Trackers Village. Explore Mount St. Helens or the Oregon Coast. Train wilderness survival at Rangers Camp, or study the ways of elves and wizards at Realms of Cascadia gaming camp.
Ages: 10-17
Times/Dates: Weekly, partial or full summer options: 6/7-8/31
Cost: $495
Registration Deadline: Open until filled. Early registration discounts available
Trackers Earth
5040 SE Milwaukie Ave
Portland, OR 97202
Tel: 503-345-3312
Email: info@trackersearth.com
Web: trackersearth.com
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Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge – Creative Nature Camp
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Visit Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, exploring the outdoors with all five senses!
Ages: 8 – 13
Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge
19255 SW Pacific Hwy
Sherwood, OR 97140
Web: friendsoftualatinrefuge.org
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University of Oregon Summer Enrichment Program – Summer Enrichment Program & Junior Counselor Leadership Program
Focus: Academics/Learning Skills/Tutoring
Summer Enrichment Program participants spend two weeks in residence on the UO campus enjoying an exceptional experience that weaves challenging academic enrichment with friendship and fun. Bring your love of learning and unique talents and interests to a community where intelligence and creativity are valued and supported. See UOYETAG.uoregon.edu
Ages: Grades 6-12
Times/Dates: 7/7-7/20 or 7/21-8/3
Cost: See website
Registration Deadline: Priority Registration by June 1
University of Oregon Summer Enrichment Program
Youth Enrichment & Talented & Gifted Programs
5259 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-5259
Tel: 541-346-1405
Email: sep@uoregon.edu
Web: uoyetag.uoregon.edu
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Upward Bound Camp
Focus: Special Needs
Affordable accredited Christian camping experiences for persons with disabilities, ages 12- senior adults. Summer sessions are mid June-Sept. $125-$720. Friends, fishing, swimming, hiking, boating, archery, remote control cars and more! Overnight and day camps with respite care available year round. 45 minutes east of Salem. Respite. Recreation, Renewal!
Ages: 12-geriatric
Times/Dates: Year-round
Cost: $125-$720
Registration Deadline: Rate increase after April 1
Upward Bound Camp
PO Box C
Stayton, OR 97383
Tel: 503-897-2447
Email: upward.bound.camp@gmail.com
Web: upwardboundcamp.org
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Veritas School – Classical Camp
Focus: Academics/Learning Skills/Tutoring
Does your child love to memorize, to create, to learn? This is the perfect opportunity for him/her to do ALL these things like never before…in a safe and fun-filled environment! Activities include Summer Science, Latin Lingo, Bible Basics, Junior Rembrandts, Active Math, History/Geography, On Stage – all taught using the highly successful classical Christian methodology of songs, chants, timelines, hands-on experiments and projects, plus much more! The invaluable skills and memories your child will take home from one week at Classical Camp are guaranteed to happily remain with him/her for years to come!
Ages: 4th-6th grade
Times/Dates: 9:30am-Noon, 7/22-26
Cost: $75
Registration Deadline: June 28 at 2pm
Veritas School
401 Mission Dr.
Newberg, OR 97132
Tel: 503-538-1962
Email: info@veritasschool.net
Web: veritasschool.net
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Youth Empowered Action Camp
Focus: Overnight Camps
YEA Camp is a unique overnight summer camp for youth who want to make a difference in the world.

Ages: 12-17
Youth Empowered Action Camp
10222 SE Harold St
Portland, OR 97266
Web: yeacamp.org
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Ages High School

Bar 717 Ranch / Camp Trinity
Focus: Overnight Camps
The Bar 717 Ranch is the oldest accredited co-educational summer camp in California. Since 1930, we have welcomed boys and girls to live, work, and play as part our large ranch family. Today, the pioneer traditions of cooperation, resourcefulness, and respect for the land are the foundation for wholesome summers.
Ages: 8-16
Times/Dates: Session 1: 6/16-6/29, Session 2: 6/30-7/12, Session 3: 7/14-7/27, Session 4: 7/28-8/10, Family Camp: 8/11-8/18
Cost: 2 week sessions: $2650
Bar 717 Ranch / Camp Trinity
Star Route Box 150
Hayfork, CA 96041
Tel: 530-628-5992
Email: camptrinity@bar717.com
Web: bar717.com
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Columbia Gorge School of Theatre
Focus: Performing Arts
Columbia Gorge School of Theatre (CGST) is located at the beautiful Concordia University campus in Portland, Oregon. Campers stay in a dorm at the university, with the counselors and the entire staff. Every camper performs in a live play or a movie. There are 1 week, 2 week, 4 week, and 5 week sessions available. At CGST, we believe in “learning by doing”, so the classes are all interactive and fun. Study acting, singing, dancing, the Biz, TV/film, stage combat, theatre potpourri, etc, with professionals from all over the country. CGST has a 3 to 1 or 4 to 1 student to staff ratio. Campers are well supervised at all times. Performances take place on Saturday, at 10 am, for most sessions. The 5 week session performs three times, and the 4 week session performs twice.
Ages: 8-18
Times/Dates: Session 1, Youth Workshop: June 24-29
Session 2, Acting Workshop: June 24-29
Session 3, Musical Theatre Workshop: June 24-29
Session 4, Two Week Session: July 1-July 13
Session 5, TV/Film Session: July 15-July 27
Session 6, Four Week Session: July 1-27
Session 7, Advanced Track (5 wks): June 24-July 27
Cost: Prices start at $699, and increase depending on the length of session. There are discounts for early enrollment. Partial scholarships are available for campers with financial need. Go on www.theatrecamp.com to fill out and send in the scholarship form. Save $50 by enrolling with a friend.
Registration Deadline: To enroll, go to www.theatrecamp.com and fill out the enrollment form. Call in a credit card number to 503-367-2538, or print the enrollment form and mail it in to our office with a check or a credit card number. There is no enrollment deadline, but we urge campers to enroll asap to insure your first choice of sessions.
Columbia Gorge School of Theatre
2811 NE Holman
Portland, OR 97211
Web: theatrecamp.com
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Concordia University – Concordia Girls Basketball Camp
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Helps players develop their skills, provide a fun atmosphere with instruction from college coaches.
Ages: 8-17
Concordia University
2811 NE Holman St.
Portland, OR 97211
Tel: 503-280-8501
Web: cu-portland.edu
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Cowboy Jerry’s Horses – Youth Leadership Horse Camp
Focus: Equestrian
Campers will attend their own camp & then be invited back to assist instructing the younger division.
Ages: 14-17
Cowboy Jerry’s Horses
17531 S. Henrici Rd
Oregon City, OR 97045
Web: cowboyjerryshorses.com
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Delphian School – Summer at Delphi
Focus: Academics/Learning Skills/Tutoring
Summer at Delphi is the perfect blend of academics and fun summer camp activities! For 35 years, our program has challenged young people in and out of the classroom and helped them discover that their potential for success is unlimited.
Ages: 8-18
Times/Dates: 6/24-8/2, 4-6 wk sessions available
Cost: $1696-$8004, call for options
Delphian School
20950 SW Rock Creek Road
Sheridan, OR 97378
Tel: 503-843-3521
Web: summeratdelphi.org
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Ekone Ranch Summer Camps
Focus: Science/Nature
Experience life on a working ranch! Ride horses, make new best friends, and sleep under the stars.
Ages: 8-19
Ekone Ranch Summer Camps
401 Ekone Rd
Goldendale, WA 98620
Web: ekone.org
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Hidden Valley Camp
Focus: Overnight Camps
Hidden Valley Camp is a traditional resident summer camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 16. Activities include: horseback riding, sailing, swimming, arts & crafts, canoeing, drama, archery, sports/games, hiking and much more. Carefully selected and trained staff work with small living groups (1:7 ratio) to help provide a safe, caring, friendly camp community. HVC is accredited by the American Camp Association and is a safe, fun and rewarding experience that has provided lifelong friendships & memories for campers since 1947!
Ages: 7-16
Times/Dates: 6/22-7/5, 7/7-7/28, 7/30-8/18
Cost: $1290-$1790
Registration Deadline: Based on availability
Hidden Valley Camp
24314 Hidden Valley Road
Granite Falls, WA 98252
Tel: 425-844-8896
Email: hiddenvalleycamp@earthlink.net
Web: hvc-wa.com
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Joy Now Arts Project – Summer Camp
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Rock out with circus arts, stiltwalking and music with members of the March Fourth Marching Band!
Ages: 12-18
Joy Now Arts Project
811 SE Franklin
Portland, OR 97212
Web: joynowproject.org
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Kiwanda Kites Adventure Beach House – Fly, Ride and Float Camp
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Hang gliding, paragliding, kite boarding stunt kite and airplane flight. Horses/ kayaks on request
Ages: 12-18
Kiwanda Kites Adventure Beach House
922 NW Circle Blvd, Ste 160 #273
Corvallis, OR 97330
Web: oregonhanggliding.com
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Larry Steele Basketball Camp – Overnight Basketball Camp
Focus: Sports/Fitness/Martial Arts
Come attend Larry Steele Basketball Camp! It is a great place for any young basketball enthusiast to develop and refine their basketball skills, work hard, make new friends and have a great camp experience! Along with traditional camp activities including our 350′ Slip n’ Slide!
Ages: 9-18
Cost: $440
Larry Steele Basketball Camp
18062 Keasey Road
Veronia, OR 97064
Tel: 503-429-2801
Email: info@larrysteelebasketball.com
Web: larrysteelebasketball.com
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Mercy Corps Action Center – Artivism & International Development 101
Focus: Day Camps
This summer, middle- and high-school students can attend eye-opening week long summer camps in our global headquarters. They’ll make new friends, explore global issues and investigate their own communities. Mercy Corps is a global aid organization that works in 40 of the toughest countries from its home here in Portland.
Ages: Middle and High School
Times/Dates: 7/8 -7/12 9-2pm 7/22 -7/26 9-4pm
Cost: $150 / $250
Registration Deadline: Until filled
Mercy Corps Action Center
28 SW Ankeny
Portland, OR 97204
Tel: 503-896-5750
Web: mercycorps.org/summercamp
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MIR Music – Summer of Rock Guitar Camp
Focus: Performing Arts
Learn to rock! A camp for all levels of students who love rock, on a variety of instruments.
Ages: 9-16
MIR Music
331 E Main St.
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Tel: 503-693-0434
Web: mirmusic.com
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New Moon Productions – Summer Theatre Production Camps
Focus: Performing Arts
Campers will have fun and learn valuable acting skills while rehearsing then performing in a play!
Ages: 8-18
New Moon Productions
P.O. Box 820165
Portland, OR 97282
Web: newmoonproductions.org
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Newspace Center for Photography – Youth Photography Camps and Weekend Workshops
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
NEWSPACE is pleased to offer programming designed specifically for youth ages 10-18. Our week-long camps and weekend workshops provide fun opportunities to investigate many different facets of photography. New this Summer, NEWSPACE has added a teen iPhone Photography class, Teen Studio Portrait class, and a Skatepark Adventure class. NEWSPACE instructors have a sincere passion for inspiring and encouraging students to explore the amazing world of the photographic arts. Depending on which class they take, students have the opportunity to: Discover the magic of the traditional darkroom – Learn fun digital photography tips and tricks; Experiment in the photography studio; Adventure out into the community on photography-related outings. NEWSPACE photography camps and classes ignite a passion for art and photography in our young students. We look forward to developing that excitement with your child as well!
Ages: 10-18
Times/Dates: Summer classes run throughout July and August. Please see website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $105 – $295
Registration Deadline: Register for classes online, over the phone, or in person.
Newspace Center for Photography
1632 SE 10th Ave
Portland, OR 97214
Web: newspacephoto.org
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Opal Creek Ancient Forest Center – Opal Creek Expeditions
Focus: Overnight Camps
Five-day backpacking trips in the Opal Creek Wilderness combine field science & backcountry travel.
Ages: 10-16
Opal Creek Ancient Forest Center
Site: Lyons, OR
Office: 721 NW 9th Ave, Ste 236
Portland, OR 97209
Tel: 503-892-2782
Web: opalcreek.org
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Oregon College of Art & Craft – Art Adventures Pre-College Workshops
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
The summer PRE-COLLEGE workshops invite teens to spend five days creating in professional art studios with exceptional artist instructors. Workshops can be taken individually or as a sequence, with topics such as metalsmithing, comics, photography, fashion design and painting. OCAC is located just minutes from downtown Portland and is easily accessible by TRI-MET bus #20.
Ages: 9th-12th grade
Times/Dates: Weekly, 9am-4pm, July 15-August 8
Cost: $375/workshoop
Registration Deadline: On-going until full
Oregon College of Art & Craft
8245 SW Barnes Road
Portland, OR 97225
Tel: 971-255-4205
Email: artadventures@ocac.edu
Web: ocac.edu
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Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. – Building Girls Summer
Construction Camps

Focus: Day Camps
Working together, campers build a garden shed, each weld and tile an end table to take home, saw and learn to swing a hammer! All this in a fun, relaxed environment alongside their peers from female instructors. A fun way for girls to open the door to something new!
Ages: 10-14, 14-18
Times/Dates: July 15-19, 9:30-4:00 (High School) July 23-26, 8:30-3:00p (Middle School)

Cost: $25 (scholarships available)
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc.
3934 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, #101
Portland, OR 97212
Tel: 503-335-8200
Email: info@tradeswomen.net
Web: tradeswomen.net
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Oregon Virtual Education (ORVED)
Focus: Academics/Learning Skills/Tutoring
ORVED offers online courses for students in grades 6-12. Classes start every Monday – enroll any day of the week, any week of the year! We offer all core subject areas as well as languages (Chinese, Spanish, French) and electives (such as digital photography and web design).
Ages: Grades 6-12
Cost: $295 per half-credit course
Oregon Virtual Education (ORVED)
5825 NE Ray Circle
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Tel: 503-614-1300
Email: info@orved.org
Web: orved.org
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Portland Actors Conservatory – Summer on Stage 2013
Focus: Performing Arts
Whether you’re brand new to acting or an accomplished young thespian, PAC has a summer camp that will challenge and inspire you! Choose from our upper level, 1 week Advanced Actor Intensive, or our traditional Summer on Stage 2 week sessions culminating in performance for daylong participants.
Ages: 8-18
Times/Dates: 6/19-6/28; 7/10-7/26; 7/31-8/16
Cost: $325-$475
Registration Deadline: First day of camp
Portland Actors Conservatory
1436 SW Montgomery
Portland, OR 97201
Tel: 503-274-1717
Web: actorsconservatory.com
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Portland Center Stage – Summer Theater Intensives
Focus: Performing Arts
Let Portland Center Stage introduce you to the confidence-building fun of learning performance skills in a stimulating, supportive environment. Our teaching professionals, drawn from Portland’s theater elite, eagerly await the chance to share their experience with your teen. For more information see website.
Ages: Incoming 9th-12th graders
Times/Dates: June 17-28 & Aug 5-16, M-F 9a-4p
Cost: $600-$675 full day, $325-$375 half day.
Registration Deadline: When full
Portland Center Stage
128 NW Eleventh Ave
Portland, OR 97209
Tel: 503-445-3795
Email: education@pcs.org
Web: pcs.org/education/#teens
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Portland Community College Community Education – Summer Teen Program
Focus: Day Camps
Class sizes are small, and the focus is on having a good time while teens immerse themselves in intriguing subjects. Topics include cooking, crafts, emergency preparedness, fashion and style, languages, performance and visual arts, SAT test prep, sports and wellness, technology, and writing. Dates/times, locations, and costs vary.
Ages: 12-17
Times/Dates: Varies (see website)
Cost: #23-$355
Registration Deadline: Varies (see website)
Portland Community College Community Education
Various locations
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Tel: 971-722-6622
Email: ceteens@pcc.edu
Web: pcc.edu/community/teen
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Portland Community Media – Portland Youth Media Summer Camps
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Spend your summer learning video production, animation, media literacy and more!
Ages: 7-18
Portland Community Media
2766 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, OR 97212
Web: pcmtv.org
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Saturday Academy
Focus: Academics/Learning Skills/Tutoring
Follow your curiosity! From Medical Camp, to TAG Camp, Programming in C, Lego Physics, and SAT Prep, SA has something for all interested students. Students can explore a multitude of topics including: science, math, technology, engineering and the arts in small, informal, project-oriented classes. Typical 12:1 student to instructor ratio.
Ages: Entering grades 2-12
Times/Dates: Classes, day & overnight camps, workshops year-round.
Cost: $75-$595
Registration Deadline: Open until filled
Saturday Academy
5000 N. Willamette Blvd
Portland, OR 97203
Tel: 503-200-5858
Email: info@saturdayacademy.org
Web: saturdayacademy.org
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Trackers Earth – Overnight Camps
Focus: Overnight Camps
Join Trackers for outdoor adventure! Stay in our beautiful forest camps. Learn outdoor skills, archery and wild plants at Camp Trackers Village. Explore Mount St. Helens or the Oregon Coast. Train wilderness survival at Rangers Camp, or study the ways of elves and wizards at Realms of Cascadia gaming camp.
Ages: 10-17
Times/Dates: Weekly, partial or full summer options: 6/7-8/31
Cost: $495
Registration Deadline: Open until filled. Early registration discounts available
Trackers Earth
5040 SE Milwaukie Ave
Portland, OR 97202
Tel: 503-345-3312
Email: info@trackersearth.com
Web: trackersearth.com
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University of Oregon in Portland – Design Camp 2013
Focus: Arts & Crafts/Visual Arts/Filmmaking
Are you interested in a career in Architecture, Digital Arts, or Product Design? At Design Camp, you will engage in thoughtful creative conversations, hands-on design exercises, and field trips to meet professional architects and designers. Join us and discover your creative calling and your place within Portland’s vivid design community.
Ages: Teens, age 15 and up
Times/Dates: July 15-19, 9a-5p
Cost: $800 (full and partial scholarships available)
Registration Deadline: July 12
University of Oregon in Portland
UO School of Architecture and Allied Arts
70 NW Couch Street
Portland, OR 97209
Tel: 503-412-3718
Email: csmitke@uoregon.edu
Web: aaa.uoregon.edu/portland/designcamp
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University of Oregon Summer Enrichment Program – Summer Enrichment Program & Junior Counselor Leadership Program
Focus: Academics/Learning Skills/Tutoring
Summer Enrichment Program participants spend two weeks in residence on the UO campus enjoying an exceptional experience that weaves challenging academic enrichment with friendship and fun. Bring your love of learning and unique talents and interests to a community where intelligence and creativity are valued and supported. See UOYETAG.uoregon.edu
Ages: Grades 6-12
Times/Dates: 7/7-7/20 or 7/21-8/3
Cost: See website
Registration Deadline: Priority Registration by June 1
University of Oregon Summer Enrichment Program
Youth Enrichment & Talented & Gifted Programs
5259 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-5259
Tel: 541-346-1405
Email: sep@uoregon.edu
Web: uoyetag.uoregon.edu
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Upward Bound Camp
Focus: Special Needs
Affordable accredited Christian camping experiences for persons with disabilities, ages 12- senior adults. Summer sessions are mid June-Sept. $125-$720. Friends, fishing, swimming, hiking, boating, archery, remote control cars and more! Overnight and day camps with respite care available year round. 45 minutes east of Salem. Respite. Recreation, Renewal!
Ages: 12-geriatric
Times/Dates: Year-round
Cost: $125-$720
Registration Deadline: Rate increase after April 1
Upward Bound Camp
PO Box C
Stayton, OR 97383
Tel: 503-897-2447
Email: upward.bound.camp@gmail.com
Web: upwardboundcamp.org
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Young Entrepreneurs Business Programs
Focus: Academics/Learning Skills/Tutoring
Stay on a college campus, network with business leaders and entrepreneurs, and prepare for success.
Ages: 9th – 12th
Young Entrepreneurs Business Programs
1149 Court Street SE
Salem, OR 97031
Web: yebw.org
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Youth Empowered Action Camp
Focus: Overnight Camps
YEA Camp is a unique overnight summer camp for youth who want to make a difference in the world.

Ages: 12-17
Youth Empowered Action Camp
10222 SE Harold St
Portland, OR 97266
Web: yeacamp.org
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Tabitha Rhodes

I am an explorer at heart – getting out and experiencing all that life has to offer is what I do best. Before I had a family, I traveled, played and explored — now that I have a family I enjoy doing those things with them. I’m happy to live in a place that let’s us do just that.

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Tabitha RhodesI am an explorer at heart - getting out and experiencing all that life has to offer is what I do best. Before I had a family, I traveled, played and explored -- now that I have a family I enjoy doing those things with them. I'm happy to live in a place that let's us do just that.View all posts by Tabitha Rhodes →