Summer Camps 2017

Summer Camp Guide for Families

Bend Parks and Rec Scooter Camp

Athletic Club of Bend offers a wide variety of summer day camps with activities for all ages. athleticclubofbend.com

Bend Endurance Academy Youth Mountain Biking offers two riding sessions this summer: June 26 – July 21 or July 31 – August 25. Daily schedule is 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Riders choose 1, 2, 3, or 4 days per week. Bendenduranceacademy.org

Bend Hoops offers summer basketball camps for boys and girls in 1-8 grades.These camps focus on skill development, offering each individual a chance to gain more confidence on the court. Camp runs from 1:00-4:00 pm daily. bendhoops.com/academy/camps

Bend Parks and Rec offers so many diverse summer camps for kids of all ages, it’s impossible to list them all. Check out their PlayBook or visit them online. Bendparksandrec.org

Bend Science Station offers a variety of themed camps for students of all ages, including Elementary Science Days, Junior Scientist Camps, Youth Scientist Camps, and Multi-Day Overnight Adventure Camps. bendsciencestation.com

Camp Pebble at the Bend Rock Gym is a 3-day camp for adventurous little climbers, ages 4 -5. Staff will supervise games and challenges. Camp dates are: July 17 – 19, August 7-9, and August 28-30 from 9:00am – 12:00pm. Cost is $100. jess@bendrockgym.com

Camp C.R.E.A.T.E. An experiential education summer camp program that blends learning and traditional day camp fun with seven different Storyline-themed weeks where campers can learn, play and explore together. Available to campers entering kindergarten through fifth grade. cascadesacademy.org/community/camp-create-summer-program

Camp Courage is a four-day, free summer art camp, July 17-20, that provides a safe and healing environment where children can share their feelings of loss and grief through art. partnersbend.org/bend-hospice-ser-vices/camp-courage/

Camp Tamarack offers a 5-day overnight camp experience with a wide variety of classes – from photography to ceramics, paddle boarding to snorkeling, just to name a few! With a rotating afternoon activities schedule, there’s never a dull moment. camptamarack.com/summer-camp

Camp Fire offers two popular summer camp programs:

SummerKids (8 weeks). Art, wacky science experiments, outdoor exploring, sports, laugh-out-loud games, skits, songs and more. Sign up for full weeks, or pick your days. Camp is for ages K-6th grade and runs every week: June 26 – August 18, Mon – Fri, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at Juniper Elementary School in Bend. $175/week.

Tumalo Day Camp (2 one-week sessions) A Camp Fire tradition, campers go on adventures, hikes, create, perform, learn survival and camping skills. Camp is for ages K – 8th grade. Dates are: June 26-31 and August 21-25, from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at Tumalo State Park. $220/week. Extended care available. campfireco.org/summer-camps/

Cascade Indoor Sports offers a variety of summer camps in their premier indoor sports & family fun facility. They have almost 50,000 square feet for soccer, roller hockey, roller skating, ag football, and lacrosse. cascadeindoorsports.com/kids/sports-camp/

Central Oregon Gymnastics Academy offers various summer camps for kids. cogymnastics.com

Chockstone Climbing offers a multi-day climbing camp intensive that is designed for the experienced youth climber that wants to turn it up a notch and climb stronger, smarter and above all, safely. Also available is a four-day youth camp for those not quite ready for an intensive climbing camp. See more at chockstoneclimbing.com/tour/ youth-smith-rock-climbing-camp/

Dana’s Discovery Kids offers Summer Camps June – mid-August . discoverykidspreschool.com

Diane’s Riding Place is now taking reservations for the 2017 Summer Horse Day Camps. These ve-day riding camps take place Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, with the option to extend the camp hours until 2:00 pm during some weeks. $350, plus $125 for extended camp hours. Advanced reservations are required. bendhorseride.com

High Cascade Summer Snowboard Camp offers an all-inclusive 8-day summer snow- board camp located on Mt. Hood, Oregon. They offer six 8-day summer camp sessions. All sessions offered at High Cascade are world-class snowboard freestyle camps highcascade.com

High Desert Museum offers multiple camps for children in grades K – 5. Choose between 1-day, 4-day, and 5-day camps. Cost varies. (Please note, these camps fill fast, so don’t delay on this one!) highdesertmutseum.org/summer-camp-kids-camp-7

MBSEF Cycling has four separate summer mountain bike sessions for kids ages 6 -14. Each session is 2 weeks long with the option of riding 2, 3 or 4 days a week. The focus of each session is to build skills and endurance all in a fun supportive environment. Camps are Mon – Thurs 9:00am– 11:00 am, June 26 – July 6, July 10 – 20, July 24 – August 3, August 14 – 24. Cost per session: 2 day/week – $80, 3 day/week – $110, 4 day/week – $130 mbsef.org/cycling/cycling-home

Mt. Bachelor’s Gravity Bike Camp is the perfect summer activity for 8 to 15 year- olds! From first-timers to experts, mountain bikers of all ability levels are welcome. Kids Summer Camps 2017 grouped by ability. mtbachelor.com/summer/kids-bike-camps/

OMSI Summer Camps offer a wide variety of camps from Backpacking, Desert Survival, Fossils and Geology. Locations vary. omsi.edu

RAD Camps are fun day excursions to amazing outdoor locations for kids, ages 7 – 12 and teens, ages 13 – 17. The emphasis for the kid’s camp is free play, while the teens focus a bit more on outdoor living skills. All programs meet at 8:00 am and return at 4:00 pm. Radcamps.com/2017-summer- schedule

River Song Montessori Summer Camps go beyond the Montessori curriculum with a stronger focus on global learning, movement and mindfulness, science and exploration. bendriversongschool.org/programs/ summer-program

Oregon Adaptive Sports offers a variety of youth summer programs for a wide range of populations, including adaptive cycling, kayaking, hiking, and golf. oregonadaptivesports.org

Oregon Olympic Athletics Super Summer Camps are loaded with fun activities. This gymnastics facility offers camps Mon – Thurs for ages 5 – 11, with options for mornings or afternoons or full day. oregonolympicathletics.com

Outward Bound Summer Adventure Camps are for kids starting at age 12. If your child loves the outdoors and wants to learn important survival skills, these camps are the way to go. outwardbound.org

Rhinestone Ranch offers horse riding camps weekly this summer. Children ages 5-18 are welcome. Camp dates are June through August from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Mon-Thurs. and 9:00am – 12:00pm on Friday. $325 if registered before June 1, $375 after June 1. Mini-camp is $85 per day, and aftercare is $150/week or $40/day. Advanced camps will run Mon. – Fri. 1:30 – 4:00 pm for kids ages 7 – 18 who ride regularly. rhinestoneranchbend.com

SROA Recreation in Sunriver offers camps for youth ages 6-12 June through August, Mon – Fri, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at Fort Rock Park. Camp includes daily swimming at SHARC, Wednesday eld trip, complimentary swim and tennis lessons, and a variety of activities relating to each week’s theme. SROA Members: $180 for entire week. General public: $240 for entire week. Extended care available. Sunriverowners.org

Tumalo Creek Kayak Kids Paddle Sports Adventure Camp. These 4-day camps offer instruction for kids, ages 8-15. The week includes a day of standup paddleboarding, kayaking, rafting, and sailing on Elk Lake. $395 per week and dates are: June 26-29, July 10-13, July 17-20, July 24 – 27, August Summer Camps 2017 7 – 10, August 14 – 17, and August 21 – 24. tumalocreek.com/tour/kids-paddlesports- adventure-camp/

Wildheart Nature School Summer Camps During summer, everything in our body seems to be telling us, “Get outside!” These camps give kids, ages 6 -9 and 7 – 11, an opportunity to do just that…and so much more! Activities include everything from primitive skills to nature art in a multitude of theme-based camps. Wildheartnatureschool.com/summer-camps

Youth Camp at COCC offers a unique opportunity for children ages 10-14 to explore aviation, culinary, physics, engineering, and computer technology. Camps are held Monday through Thursday in the mornings or afternoons during the summer months. Camps will be offered on all COCC campuses: Bend, Madras, Prineville and Redmond. Registration will begin on Monday, April 10. If you have any questions, call (541) 383-7270. cocc.edu/youthcamp

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