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Summer Camps List 2023



Academic/Science Camps

Code Galaxy Summer Camps, June 6-Aug. 5. Virtual camps designed for youth to develop programming skills learning Scratch, Minecraft, Roblox, Python, and web development. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. $199-$349, support@thecodegalaxy.com, http://www.thecodegalaxy.com/camps/virtual-kids-coding-camp, (512) 337-6624

LEOlingo Language Camps for Kids, July 27-29, various locations in South Perry District, ages 5-12, teaches one week of Spanish language immersion. Counselors are native Spanish speakers eager to share culture and language through games, songs, crafts, theater, and more, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $220, LEOlingoTeam@gmail.com, http://www.LEOlingoUSA.com

Plum Tree School offers programs July 25-29 and Aug. 15-19 at the Manito Park area. The July program is “Water in Nature” and includes exploring the pond with magnifiers, nets and more. $240. The August program is “Children of the Earth and Sky” Aug. 15-19, and includes games and stories from around the world plus a service project. $240. phaedraj@plumtreeschool.com, http://www.plumtreeschool.com, (509) 747-1040

Spokane County Library District offers a variety of programs at its locations including “The Zaniac Comes Alive” June 21 at Valley Mission Park, Otis Orchards, and Airway Heights, June 22 at Terrace View Par and Waterfront Park, June 23 at Edgecliff Park, Northwood Park, and Mix Park; June 24 at Moran Prairie and Veterans Memorial Park. Learn more at thezaniac.com. “Eric Herman’s Cool Tunes” June 27 at Mix Park and Bidwell Park; June 28 at Valley Mission Park, Otis Orchards and Fairwood Farmers Market, June 29 at Terrace View Park and Waterfront Park, June 30 at Edgecliff Park and Moran Prairie, July 1 at Veterans Memorial Park and Sunset Park. Learn more at erichmanmusic.com. “The Great Family Camping Challenge” (registration required), July 5 Fairfield, July 6 Deer Park, July 9 North Spokane, July 12 Cheney, July 14 Moran Prairie, July 20 Argonne, July 21 Airway Heights, July 27 Medical Lake, July 28 Otis Orchards, July 29 Spokane Valley. Tie-Dye Party (for tweens, teens, and families, registration required, Aug. 3 Deer Park, Aug. 4 Argonne, Aug. 5 North Spokane, Aug. 9 Moran Prairie, Aug. 10 Medical Lake, Aug. 11 Airway Heights, Aug. 12 Cheney, Aug. 16 Fairfield, Aug. 17 Spokane Valley, Aug. 18 Otis Orchards. Virtual Summer Camp in Spanish. (grades 2-5 and families, registration required), online Aug. 1-4 10-11:30 a.m. “The Solar System,” grades K-5, registration required, The Lab at North Spokane, 2-4 p.m. July 16. “Paper Airplanes,” grades K-plus, ages 8 and under need an adult. Registration required. 2-4 p.m. Aug. 20 The Lab at North Spokane. http://www.scld.org/

St. George School Summer Camps include Adventure Camp, June 13-17, grades 3-5, $200. Paint Your Pet/Favorite Animal, all ages, July 16, $50 per participant/$100 pair. Musical Stars on Stage July 18-22, grades 4-9, $250. Open Studio Art Camp, grades 4-6, July 25-29, $150 half day, $300 all day. Rising Stars grades 1-3, July 25-29, $125, Paint Your Pet/Favorite Animal, Aug. 4, all ages, $50 per participant/$100 pair. Around the World in 5 Days, Aug. 8-12, grades 2-5, $125. Ready, Set Go Aug. 15-19, grades K-2, 4300. (509) 464-8818, http://www.sgs.org

The Science Factory, Eastpoint Church, Spokane Valley. Aug. 8-12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Recommended ages 6-10 but all students welcome up to age 13. The camp includes crazy science experiments, art projects, games, and more. Monday theme is Expert Engineering, Tuesday’s is Shapes and Patterns, Wednesday is Space Exploration, Thursday is Crazy Chemistry and Friday is Trivia, Science Activities and more. Students can enjoy a rocket launch and more science demos. (509) 850-9185 sciencefactorycamp@gmail.com or http://www.sciencefactoryspokane.com


Arts/Theater Camps

Creative Arts Camp, July 17-22, grades 4-9 can experience a session at Camp Cross designed to blend faith and spirituality with the beauty of the arts. This camp program is built on formation through art mediums such as writing, drawing, and music for all skill levels. Traditional camp activities such as swimming and hiking are still on the schedule $390. campcross@spokanediocese.org, http://www.campcross.org, (509) 990-5621

Creative Minds Bright Minds Preschool STEAM Camps!, June 27-Aug. 18. Dance Center of Spokane. A variety of themed programs for ages 3-5, 9 a.m.-noon. Sessions include Art, Art, and More Art!, June 27-30; Camp Out!, July 18-21; Fitness is Fun!, July 25-28; Tails and Peg Legs, Aug. 8-11; Aboard the Dr. Seuss Circus! August 15-18. $190 one week, $350 two weeks $530 three weeks, $710 four weeks, $890 five weeks. Discounts available for multiple sessions per child. dance@dancecenterofspokane.com (509) 448-2464.

HeatherThymeArt Art Classes, July 11-Aug. 19, A variety of creative morning summer day camps for ages 5 to 12. Themes include: write and illustrate your own book, wonderful watercolors, sketching basics and famous artists. Once a week summer courses for preschoolers, kid and teens also available! All classes and camps taught by Heather Brown, former teacher and Spokane Valley artist. Spokane Valley, 9 am to noon, $100, Heatherthymeart@gmail.com, https://www.heatherthymeart.com/,

Hesperus Arts Musical Theatre Camps, July 5-Aug. 25, River City Church, Spokane. Beginning to advanced musical theatre training for ages 6-19 include personal instruction in voice, acting, dancing, improv (older students) and performance authority. These camps lay down fundamental skills for beginners to advanced and focuses on accurate technique for voice in classical, belt, mix. In dance focus is on building talent and how to learn combinations quickly, and in acting focus is on monologue work. Hesperus Beginner Musical Theatre Camp, boys and girls, ages 6-10, July 5-8 $149 9 a.m.-noon, Hesperus Musical theatre camp, boys and girls, ages 9-13, July 5-8 $249 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Final day 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Hesperus Intensive Musical theatre advanced camp, boys and girls ages 12-19, Aug. 22-25 $349 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Final day 9 a.m.-9 p.m. dinner included jennifer@nbccamps.com, http://www.hesperus-arts.com, (509) 232-6491

Julie’s Competitive Edge Dance Academy Summer Dance and Gymnastic Camps, June-August, includes 3-4 Year Old Dance Camps June-August, ballet and musical theatre Tuesdays and tap and musical theater Wednesdays, $70 month for both classes. 4-5 Year Old Dance Camps, June-August Mondays ballet and musical theater, Thursdays tap and musical theater, $70/month. 5-6 Year Old Dance Camps, June-August, Tuesdays jazz and musical theater, Wednesdays tap and ballet, $70 per month for both classes. June 6-9 Hip Hop camps, ages 6-8, 9-11, 12-17, $50 per camp. June 13-16 Jazz and Musical Theatre Camps ($50 per camp): ages 8-10 Cheer/Jazz 5:45-6:30; ages 7-9 Jazz 6:30-7:15; ages 8-11 Musical Theatre 7:15-8, $50/camp. June 6-9 Gymnastics Camps ages 6-8 5-5:45; ages 9-11 5:45-6:30; ages 12-17 6:30-7:15, $50/camp. June 13-16 Gymnastics Camps ages 9-12 5-5:45; ages 7-9 5:45-6:30; ages 8-10 6:30-7:15, $50/camp. June 20-23 Gymnastics Camps, ages 8-10 4:15-5; ages 7-9 5-5:45; ages 6-8 5:45-6:30, $50/camp. June 27-30 Gymnastics Camps ($50 per camp), ages 10-12 4:15-5 p.m.; ages 8-11 5-5:45; ages 7-10 5:45-6:30, $50/camp. June 21-24 and June 27-30 Ballet Intensive: (intermediate level) 3-4 p.m. $120; (advanced level) 4-5:30 p.m. $180, jcedance@gmail.com, http://www.jceda.com, (509) 483-4145

Sandra's Studio of Dance Summer Programs, May 31-Aug. 25. Includes ballet, contemporary, and tap for preschoolers through teens, as well as barre fitness for adults. Types of classes are iafter-school ballet classes, themed children's camps, and one-week and two-week intensives. Children's camps for boys and girls include age-appropriate dancing, yoga, crafts, and storytelling. One- and two-week intensives help dancers deepen their practice and prepare for fall with fresh choreography in a variety of dance styles. After-school "continuation" ballet classes, ages 6+, May 31-June 9 $60+, Prince & Princess Children's Camp, ages 3-5, June 27-30, 10-10:45, $60, World of Wizardry Children's Camp, ages 6-8, June 27-30, 10-10:45, $60, Wintertime Wonderland Children's Camp, ages 3-6, July 25-28, 9:30-10:15, $60, Animal Adventures Children's Camp, ages 3-6, Aug. 22-25, 9:30-10:15, $60, June Intensive (ballet, tap, drama and improv), ages 7+, June 27-30, 8:30-3 p.m., $40+, August Intensive (ballet, yoga and Pilates conditioning, world dance, jazz, hip hop), ages 8+, June 27-30, 8:30-3 p.m., $120+, Returning and new students welcome. Discounts available for multiple classes in one session. spokanestudioofdance@gmail.com, http://www.sandraolgardsstudioofdance.com, (509) 838-7464

The Dance Center of Spokane Summer Dance Camps 2022 run June 20-Aug. 18 for ages 5-adult. Sessions include We Like to Party! June 20-23, jazz/hip-hop, ages 5-7 and 8-11. $125. Under the Sea, June 27-30, ballet/tap. ages 3-5 and 6-10. $125. Pirates and Mermaids, July 18-21 ballet/tap, ages 3-5 and 6-10, $125. Under the Sea 2, Aug. 8-11, ballet/tap, ages 3-5 and 6-10, $125. Dazzling Disney, Aug. 15-18, ballet/jazz, ages 3-5 and 6-10, $125. Advanced dance camps, ages 8-12. Aug 8-11, ballet/lyrical/tap. Aug. 15-18, ballet/jazz/musical theater. $125 per week. Advanced Dance Camps, experienced dancers only, ages 8-12. June 27-30 and July 25-28., ballet/jazz/contemporary, $125/week. Go DCOS Flyers! Cheer Camp, ages 5-10. July 11-14. cheer/step/hip-hop. Register by June 26 and guaranteed a cheer t-shirt. All cheer participants are invited to perform at the South Perry Street Fair on July 16, $140. Cheer Clinic! Grade school, middle school and high school, ages 9-18. July 11-14.12:30-3 p.m., cheer/tumbling/hip-hop/step. Register by June 26 and guaranteed a cheer t-shirt. All participants invited to perform at the South Perry Street Fair July 16. $155. Teen/Adult Camps. Ages 11+. Jump and Jive! June 20-23, jazz/hip-hop, ballet/jazz fusion~ July 25-28. jazz/contemp/ballet. All levels. Ballet/Jazz Fusion experienced dancers June 27-30, jazz/contemp/ballet, $125/week. HIP HOP ROCKS! All levels. Aug. 9, 11, 16, 18. $65. Mini Jazz Intensive, ages 6-10. Aug. 1-4, $150. JAZZ INTENSIVE, ages 9-18. Aug. 1-4. Placement class Aug. 1. 3 levels. $350/week or $95/day. If you sign up for three or more weeks of Dance Camp, you receive a discount (Cheer Camps/Intensives not included). Register in person on online and pay by May 31 for a 5% early registration discount. director@dancecenterofspokane.com, http://www.dancecenterofspokane.com, (509) 448-2464


Athletic Camps

All Northwest Football Passing Academy, July 15-16, Real Life Ministries field, Post Falls. Offensive-skill development camp is designed for athletes motivated to become playmakers in the passing game. It incorporates video and classroom sessions with on-field drills and skill development for quarterbacks, wide receivers, tight ends, running backs. $275, allnwfootball@gmail.com, allnorthwestfootball.com, (509) 859-3403

EW Surf SC Summer Soccer Camps, June 20-Aug. 18, Plantes Ferry Sports Complex. 9 a.m.-noon. Camps tailored to age, skill level, and field players or goalkeepers. Open to all players regardless of club affiliation. Sessions include EW Surf SC Juniors Soccer Camp June 20-24, $95; EW Surf SC Field Player Camp June 20-22, $245; EW Surf SC Advanced Goalkeeper Camp, July 12-14, $125; EW Surf SC Elite Field and Keeper Camp, Aug. 16-18, $245. Limited slots available, communications@ewsurfsc.com, http://www.ewsurfsc.com/camps-clinics-spokane, (509) 814-9582

Gonzaga Women’s Basketball Camps include Shootout 1 June 10-12, Shootout 2 June 17-19, Team Camp 1 June 20-23, Team Camp 2 July 5-8, individual camp dates TBD. Email younga@gonzaga.edu

Hoop Heaven Basketball Camp, June 20-23, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Genesis Prep Academy/Real Life courts, Post Falls. Athletes grade 4-9 can learn about basketball fundamentals, improve shooting skills and play games. All skills welcome. $75. (509) 410-4715 or lmorast@genesisprep.org

NBC basketball camps include overnight and day camps at Whitworth University June 20-Aug. 11, boys and girls ages 8-19, $300-$999; Basketball Skills Day Camp at The Warehouse, Aug. 1-4, boys and girls ages 8-14, $270; Complete Skills Junior Day Camps at HUB Sports Center June 20-22, July 11-13, Aug 8-10, boys and girls ages 8-12, $210; Complete Skills Day Camp at Real Life in Post Falls, June 27-29, July 18-21, Aug. 1-4, boys and girls ages 9-14, $220-$290; Boys All-Star and Elite Overnight Camp, North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene, July 18-22, boys ages 12-18, $685. Nbccamps.com 800-406-3926

NBC volleyball camps at Whitworth University include middle school overnight July 6-8, girls ages 11-4, $405; intro to volleyball junior day camp July 7-8, girls ages 9-12, $100; high school overnight Aug. 1-4, girls ages 13-18, $595. Nbccamps.com (800) 406-3926

Nigel Williams-Goss Skills Camp, Aug. 1-3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., HUB Sports Center. Participants receive detailed instruction from Nigel Williams-Goss and other top coaches. Camp has 1:10 ratio of coach to campers, $275, ryan@hubsportscenter.org, http://www.hubsportscenter.org/summer-camps, (509) 927-0602

PGC Basketball-Playmaker College Camp, June 27-July 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., HUB Sports Center, grades 7-11. Players discover how to outsmart others and play bigger than their size so they make teams, stand out, and maximize their potential. $695, ekopp@pgcbasketball.com, pgcbasketball.com.

Pat Powers Volleyball Camp, Aug. 13-14, 9 a.m.-Saturday and 9 a.m. 2 p.m. Sunday. HUB Sports Center Spokane Valley. Skill camp taught by Olympic gold medalist Pat Powers is open to boys, girls, and adults. $150. pat@vbclinics.com, https://vbclinics.com/, (760) 473-8236

RecTennis Summer Tennis Camps, June 20-Aug. 26 at Comstock Park in Spokane. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Programs teach basic tennis skills, keep kids active, share life lessons. Equipment provided. Sessions are June 20-24, June 27-July 1, July 5-8, July 11-15, July 18-22, July 25-29, Aug. 1-5, Aug. 8-12, Aug. 15-19, Aug. 22-26. $175/session. info@pnw.usta.com, rectennis.com/events/summer-camp-spokane-comstock-park/, (503) 718-3330

RecTennis Summer Tennis Camps, June 20-Aug. 26 at Sky Prairie Park in Spokane. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Programs teach basic tennis skills, keep kids active, and share life lessons. Equipment provided. Sessions June 20-24, June 27-July 1, July 5-8, July 11-15, July 18-22, July 25-29, Aug. 1-5, Aug. 8-12, Aug. 15-19, Aug. 22-26. $119/session. rectennis.com/events/summer-camp-spokane-sky-prairie-park/, info@pnw.usta.com, (503) 718-3330.

St. George School sports camps include Basketball Camp June 13-17, K-5, $50, June 13-17 grades 6-12 boys, $50, June 13-17, grades 6-12 girls, $50. Volleyball Camp, June 20-24, grades 5-10, $100. Championship Soccer Training Camp July 18-22, grades 6-12, $100. (509) 464-8818, http://www.sgs.org


Day camps/Summer Child Care Programs

Camp Alotta Fun, June 21-Aug 31, 6 a.m.-6 p.m., Spokane Northeast Youth Center's summer day camp for ages 5-12 is a hands-on enrichment program encouraging recreation and fun, with daily arts, music, sports, and weekly field trips. A USDA-approved breakfast, lunch and snack are included. $350 (June 21-July 1); $695 for July; $695 for August or $185 per week (1 child); $20 (2 children); $25 (3 children or more) for Also $15 activity fee per family per month. spokaneneyc.com, (509) 482-0708

Camp Fire summer programs offered at Camp Dart-Lo, 51-acre camp on the Little Spokane River. Programs for ages 3-18 include swimming, archery and environmental education. Day camps also available at Camp Sweyolakan, a boat-access only camp on Lake Coeur d’Alene. campfireinc.org/summer-camp-schedule/.

Early Learners Academy, June 21-Aug. 31, 6 a.m.-6 p.m., Spokane Northeast Youth Center offers the best of summer with weekly day camps for ages 2.5-5. Hands-on enrichment program led by a licensed teacher who encourages education mixed with arts, activities, sports, and weekly field trips. Includes a USDA-approved breakfast, lunch and snack. $225 per week for June 21-July 1; $845 for July, $845 for August; or $225 per week, spokaneneyc.com, (509) 482-0708

Earth Buddies, July 11-14, Unity Spiritual Center, Spokane. Unity Kid's Week lets children grades K-5 experience being a buddy to our Earth and others. Activities include nature crafts, cooperative games, fun learning activities relating to caring for the Earth, drumming, music and snacks. Unity Spiritual Center welcomes people from all spiritual traditions (or none), supporting every child and adult to connect with and express their inner love and light. Early bird (by June 24) cost $20/one child, $40/family. After June 24, $25/one child, $45/family. Scholarships available. unityspokane.org. amckenzIe@unityspokane.org, unityspokane.org,

Elite Gaming Center Day Camp, June 20-Aug 31, Spokane Valley. Focus on cooperative and competitive offline gaming, outdoor activities including indoor soccer and basketball mini games, and tabletop games like foosball and ping pong. Camp counselors focus on fair gameplay and good plus good screen time habits. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 20-Aug. 31, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sessions June 20-24, June 28-July 1, July 6-July 8, July 11-July 15, July 18-July 22, July 25-July 29, Aug. 1 – Aug. 5, Aug. 8 – Aug. 12, Aug. 15-Aug. 19, Aug. 22-Aug. 26, Aug. 29 – Aug. 31, $125-$200, Early drop off and late pickup available for additional fee. elitegc1337@gmail.com, http://www.elitegamingcompany.com, (509)306-4313

Green Gable Explorers’ Camp, Green Gable Children’s Learning Center, June 20-Aug. 26. Sessions for grads 1-4 include Camp Blastoff! June 20–30; Science of Fantastic Beasts July 1– July 15; Animation Station July 18–29; Master Builders Aug. 1– Aug. 12; Gamers Among Us Aug. 15– 26. $500 for 5 days a week 2-week session, $450 for four days in 2-week session, $410 for 3 days/week in 2-week session. http://www.greengablepreschool.com or (509) 455-6110

Inland Northwest Council Boy Scouts of America camps for Scouts BSA and Cub Scouts take place at Camp Cowles for Cub Scouts age 7-11. (509) 951-2727 or campgrizzlydirector@gmail.com. Info on all camps and other activities available at http://www.nwscouts.org/camping

Plum Tree School offers programs July 25-29 and Aug. 15-19 at the Manito Park area. The July program is “Water in Nature” and includes exploring the pond with magnifiers, nets and more. $240. The August program is “Children of the Earth and Sky” Aug. 15-19, and includes games and stories from around the world plus a service project. $240. phaedraj@plumtreeschool.com, http://www.plumtreeschool.com, (509) 747-1040

St. George School Summer Camps include Adventure Camp, June 13-17, grades 3-5, $200. Paint Your Pet/Favorite Animal, all ages, July 16, $50 per participant/$100 pair. Musical Stars on Stage July 18-22, grades 4-9, $250. Open Studio Art Camp, grades 4-6, July 25-29, $150 half day, $300 all day. Rising Stars grades 1-3, July 25-29, $125, Paint Your Pet/Favorite Animal, Aug. 4, all ages, $50 per participant/$100 pair. Around the World in 5 Days, Aug. 8-12, grades 2-5, $125. Ready, Set Go Aug. 15-19, grades K-2, 4300. (509) 464-8818, http://www.sgs.org

Summer Power Day Camp, Boys & Girls Clubs of Spokane County offer programs and activities June 20-Aug. 26 for grades 1-12 designed around fun themes that build academic success, good character and citizenship, and promote healthy lifestyles. Specialized teen programs for grades 8-12 includes Leaders in Training and Teen Camp. Campers must be club members ($30/year). Summer Camp available at Northtown and LSG (Mead) locations. $40-$80/week, Sunrise Program (7 a.m.-9 a.m.) available for an additional $20/week (breakfast included). http://www.bgcspokane.org, or (509) 489-0741


Family Camps

Labor Day Family Camp, Camp Cross, Sept. 2-5. Session at Lake Coeur d’Alene is open to campers of all ages and all Camp Cross experience levels. Campers can reconnect with God and nature, introduce the youngsters (and oldsters) to Camp Cross, take a dip in the lake, sing songs at the campfire, take a family hike, and relax. Family-friendly programming and formation for youth and adults available as well as child-free time for adults. $155/camper age 16-plus, 25% of camper age 8-15, 50% off camper under age 8. campcross@spokanediocese.org, http://www.campcross.org, (509) 990-5621


Overnight/Weekly Camps

Boy Scouts of America offer a variety of weekly programs at Camp Easton for Scouts age 11-18 or Camp Grizzly for Scouts (509) 550-9669 or campgrizzlydirector@gmail.com. Info on all camps and other activities available at http://www.nwscouts.org/camping

Camp Cross, traditional summer youth camp on Lake Coeur d’Alene offers overnight camp experiences June 20-Sept. 5. Camp is part of the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane County. Sessions include Youth Labor of Love May 27-29, grades 9-12 can prepare camp for year, free. Other sessions include Creation Care & Work Camp, June 20-23, all ages can experience the natural beauty at camp through learning labs, working in garden and grounds, and exploring what it means to be stewards of God's creation. Campers will plant vegetables and herbs, learn about the history of the land Camp Cross is on, explore local flora, as well as getting to experience a "typical" camp session with water time, canoeing and kayaking, hiking, arts and crafts, big games, worship and formation and more, $390. Women's Weekend, June 24-26, Calling all women for a wonderful weekend exploring the special relationship between generations as women on a Sacred Journey. This weekend will have times of large and small group conversation, times of play and rest, times of worship and prayer. All ages of women are invited, anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian or responsible adult. All ages, $240. Days at the Lake, July 1-5, Spend time at camp on your own or with the family. Staff will take care of food and hospitality. Non-programmed session includes opportunities to read a book by the lake, go on a spiritual hike to Sunrise Chapel, or sleep in. Stay one, two or three days, all ages, $70 per day per camper age 16+, 25% off per camper age 8-15, 50% off per camper below age 8. Mini-Camp, July 7-9, grades 2-3, short 3-day, 2-night session is perfect for younger campers to get acquainted with summer camp. Includes games, arts and crafts, songs around a campfire, worship, and more!, $200. Intermediate Camp, July 10-15, grades 4-6, longer, 6-day, 5-night, session includes favorite camp activities like arts and crafts, marshmallow roasting, hiking and canoeing, and learning about daily prayer in large and small groups, $390. Creative Arts Camp, July 17-22, grades 4-9 can experience session designed to blend faith and spirituality with the beauty of the arts. This camp program is built on formation through art mediums such as writing, drawing, and music for all skill levels. Traditional camp activities such as swimming and hiking are still on the schedule $390. Mid High Camp, July 24-29, grades 7-9. Campers can expect to begin developing an appreciation for their own unique, God-given gifts and interests as members of the community of faith. Programming and activities continue to open up as the campers continue to grow in faith, age, and abilities, $390. Senior High Camp, July 31-Aug. 6, grades 10 - 2022 graduates. Campers experience the full scope of activities on the water front, ball field, during chapel time, in peer-led small groups, at daily worship, big camp games, and more. They can also expect to apply camps core values, beliefs, and practices to developing a spiritually vital and dynamic life in the world, $450. Men's Weekend, Camp Cross, August 19-21, Session of spiritual reflection and renewal for men includes connecting through group discussion and shared formation. Surrounding these highly impactful times of reflection is an ability to connect on your own personal level with God through a place of peace, beauty, and nearly unblemished nature. Includes food and hospitality. $240. Labor Day Family Camp, Sept. 2-5. Open to campers of all ages and all Camp Cross experience levels. Campers can reconnect with God and nature, introduce the youngsters (and oldsters) to Camp Cross, swim, sing songs at the campfire, take a family hike, and relax. Family-friendly programming and formation for youth and adults available as well as child-free time for adults. $155/camper age 16-plus, 25% of camper age 8-15, 50% off camper under age 8. campcross@spokanediocese.org, http://www.campcross.org, (509) 990-5621

Camp Fire Camp Sweyolakan, a boat-access only camp on Lake Coeur d’Alene for grades 1-12 who want to unplug, explore nature, and connect through archery, boating, swimming, hiking, and handcrafts in a rustic outdoor setting. campfireinc.org/summer-camp-schedule/

Girl Scouts Camp Four Echoes, Girl Scout Resident Camp on Lake Coeur d'Alene, for girls in grades 1-12, offers weekly opportunities to explore nature, plus themed specialty activities like crafts, songs, age-appropriate archery, kayaking, STEM activities and campfires, Prices vary by week and age. gsewni.org

Salvation Army Camp Gifford, June 27-Aug. 5, Loon Lake. Camp provides outdoor camp experiences including opportunities for games, arts and crafts, archery, plus swimming, boating, singing, and learning more about God in a fun and uplifting environment. Sessions include Discovery Camp 1, June 27-July 1, Discovery Camp 2 July 4-8, SAY Camp July 11-15. SAY Camp is a scouting based camp experience where kids learn more about the natural world around them while working on badges. Music Camp July 18-22. For children of all skill-sets, from beginner to advanced, Music Camp gives opportunity for children to attend to grow in their musical ability and to learn new skills, including participating in a children's choir, brass, guitar, and ukulele. Bus transportation available from Spokane. $420, Scholarships available on Sliding Scale,daniel.tollerud@usw.salvationarmy.org, campgifford.org, (509) 435-9023

Salvation Army Sailing Camp, June 27-Aug. 5, Loon Lake. Two-week experience for ages 12-17 teach fundamentals of sailing from certified U.S. Sailing instructors. Students learn courage, teamwork, and leadership through the sailing course. June 27-July 8, July 11-22, July 25-Aug. 5. $420, Scholarships available on the Sliding Scale, 2 Sessions: June 27-July 8. Bus transportation available from Spokane. daniel.tollerud@usw.salvationarmy.org, campgifford.org.

Salvation Army Teen Wilderness Camp, Camp Gifford at Loon Lake, June 27-Aug. 5. Offers activities for ages 13-17 including hiking, sailing, high ropes elements, and outdoor survival skills. Campers can explore nature, and grow and develop their relationship with Christ while developing friendships with other teens. Sessions include Adventure Camp 1 June 27-July 1, Adventure Camp 2 July 4-8, Adventure Camp 3 July 11-15, Adventure Camp 4 July 18-22, Adventure Camp 5 July 25-29, Adventure Camp 6 Aug. 1-5. Bus transportation available from Spokane. $420, Scholarships available on Sliding Scale, daniel.tollerud@usw.salvationarmy.org, campgifford.org, (509) 435-9023

YMCA Camp Reed, June 19-Aug 20, Fan Lake. Camp offers waterfront, arts and crafts, hikes, campfires, games and more for grades 3-9. Traditional Camp Sessions June 19-24, July 10-16, July 17-23, July 24-30, July 31-Aug. 6, Aug. 7-13, Aug. 14-20. $550. Other options include CIT Group 1: June 19-July 1, CIT Group 2: July 10-23, CIT Group 3: July 24-Aug. 6, CIT Group 4: Aug. 7-20. These camps are open to those entering 10th grade, $675. Mini Camp 3A: July 17-19, Mini Camp 3B: July 21-23, Mini Camp 5A: July 31-Aug. 2, Mini Camp 5B: Aug. 4-6, Mini Camp 7A: Aug. 14-16, grades 1-2, $275. Horse Trail Rides available for an extra fee. campreed@ymcainw.org, https://ymcainw.org/camp-reed, (509) 777-9622.


Special Need Camps

Hospice of North Idaho's Camp Kaniksu, July 8-10, offers a grief camp for kids at Camp Lutherhaven in Coeur d’Alene. This camp provides a safe and supportive environment where campers are surrounded by others who share a similar experience. Typical camp activities paired with grief support help campers address their feelings. Free but registration required, application on our website. (208)772-7994 griefsupport@honi.org http://www.hospiceofnorthidaho.org/camp-kaniksu/


Women's Camps

Women's Weekend, Camp Cross, June 24-26, Women can bring daughters, granddaughters, parents and grandparents to explore the special relationship between generations as women on a Sacred Journey. Weekend includes large and small group conversation, times of play and rest, times of worship and prayer. Open to all ages, anyone under age 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian or responsible adult. $240. campcross@spokanediocese.org, http://www.campcross.org, (509) 990-5621