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Summer Camps List 2019



Academic/Science Camps

Aquatic Exploration Camp, June 17-Aug. 22, Comstock or Shadle Aquatic Centers, ages 10-15 can learn personal water safety and lifeguard readiness such as rescue skills, intro to CPR and first aid. Camp participants will learn the ins and outs of pool operations beyond what happens on deck and also enjoy games and activities. Swimming and diving skills will be refined and endurance increased. It also prepares campers to take a lifeguard class or join Aqua Ducks Novice Swim Team. $64, joakes@spokanecity.org, spokanerec.org, (509) 363-5407

Camp Neuro Spokane, Aug. 19-23, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Camp in downtown Spokane serves as an ideal introduction for high school students interested in exploring a career in medicine or psychology. Run by medical students, it offers a focus on education and real-world experience by providing students with a unique opportunity to learn directly from experts in both the medical and psychological fields. The camp is open to high school students (including Spring/Summer 2019 graduates) 15-18 years old. Full scholarships are available. To learn more and apply, please visit CampNeuro.org. admin@campcn.org, CampNeuro.org.

Change Your World Coding Camps, June-August, Whitworth University. NBC Camps is partnering with professors at Whitworth to provide a coding camp to help beginners and advanced students. These camps are specifically recruiting girls. This camp will be a useful way to build confidence in coding and find fun ways to make the world a better place. The program will also be a good fit for boys who want to learn more about coding. Change Your World Coding Camp, boys and girls ages 10-16 June 24-28, $250; Change Your World Coding Camp, boys only, ages 10-16, Aug. 12-16, Change Your World Coding Camp, girls only, ages 10-16, Aug. 12-16, jennifer@nbccamps.com, (800) 406-3926 or (509) 466-4690 http://www.changeyourworldcamps.com

Creative Mind Bright Mind Preschool Steam Camps, preschool available June-August at Dance Center of Spokane. Students must be age 3 by Sept. 1 and potty trained. Sessions include “Camp Out!” June 17-20, All Aboard the Dr. Seuss Circus July 15-18, Tails and Peg Legs Aug. 12-15. $175/week , $325 two weeks, $475 three weeks. dancespokane@qwestoffice.net, dancecenterofspokane.com, (509) 448-2464.

Gonzaga Preparatory High School academic programs include Study Skills Camp, Aug. 13-16, grades 6-8 can learn positive study habits in order to prepare them for the jump from elementary school to high school. $80, pmcewen@gprep.com; Science Safari “Space Exploration: Escape Velocity” June 17-21 and June 24-28, grades 2-8, hands-on investigations and engaging activities, $110, kround@gprep.com; Math Camps, Aug. 6-9 and 13-16, incoming ninth graders can choose from Fundamental Algebra Skills Aug. 6-9 and 13-16 and Advanced Algebra, Aug. 12-16, $80, smanfred@gprep.com; Literacy Camp Aug. 13-16, grades 6-10, join English faculty and students to bolster skills in language arts with workshops focusing on acquiring and implementing multiple reading comprehension strategies, mastering key grammatical skills to dramatically improve punctuation and usage in writing, and learning and rehearsing writing skills for a variety of purposes. $80, bwalker@gprep.com, http://www.gprep.com

Gonzaga Prep Robotics Camp, June-August, In the first hour, students grade 3-8 can work with an Arduino and a PC to build electronic circuits. The second hour builds motorized parts to control and compete in a challenge. Students with any level of knowledge in the subject are encouraged to join. Separate sessions for grades 3-4, 5-6 and 7-8 are June 24-28, July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29-Aug. 2, $100/session. jtombari@gprep.com http://www.gprep.com

iD Tech offers weeklong, day and overnight programs June-August to teach boys and girls ages 7-19 the skills to code, design video games and Fortnite-inspired levels, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, work with AI, model and print 3D characters, learn about cybersecurity, and more. Washington summer sessions available at Bellevue College, UW Seattle and UW Bothell. Max 10 students per class, costs vary by class. https://www.idtech.com/locations/washington-summer-camps/bellevue-college888-709-8324 or info@iDTech.com

Kid's Cooking Camp, Second Harvest Kitchen, June 25-28 or July 15-18. Kids 8-12 can learn how to cook, improve knife skills, kitchen safety and cleanliness, and more. Kids will eat what they make and take home recipes for their creations.$100, emily.kanally@2-harvest.org, secondharvestkitchen.org/classes-events/, (509) 252-6249.

Lego Robotics Summer Camps by FIRST Lego League Coaches. June 17-21 and 24-28, Westminster Congregational UCC Church, Spokane. Older campers grades 4-6 can design, build and program robots using EV3 bricks and LEGO parts to fulfill daily missions and challenges. Younger campers grades 1-3 can design and build motorized or simple machines to meet a daily challenge. During the Mars Mission Camp, campers establish/set up a base on Mars with crew quarters, a greenhouse, and energy source and explore the surface of Mars with rovers. Second week is a Lego Pentathalon/FLL Challenge with emphasis on programming robots for Engineer campers and WeDo for the Builder campers. $145 per session. Gathering for parents on Friday from 2-3 p.m. Register early, deadline June 14. lorna.kropp@gmail.com, discoveryrobots.org, (509) 688-9244.

MAC Summer Camps at the Museum, June-August. One-day and week-long camps at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture available for grades 2-5 plus Junior Camp Counselor-in-Training for grades 6-7. The 2019 camps are centered around summer exhibit “Giants, Dragons and Unicorns: The World of Mythic Creates” and the complementary exhibit “Northwest Myths.” One-day sessions include “Native American Legends: Sasquatch and Coyote” June 27, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2, grades 4-5. Students explore the legends of the mysterious Sasquatch and clever Coyote plus paint, draw, build, and sculpt creatures inspired by the stories told among the peoples of the Columbia Plateau, “Dragons and Serpents” Aug. 7, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2 grades 4-5, students learn about flying, fire-breathing, or gold hoarding, dragons and serpents in mythologies from all over the world. Scales, tails, and teeth will spring from paper, paint, wire, fiber and clay; Get Messy Day Camps July 24 and Aug. 14, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2 grades 4-5, students participate in hands-on creative art while they explore printing, painting, and clay molding; Mythical Creatures Camp, July 25 and Aug. 15, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2 grades 4-5, students can be inspired by create their own mythical creatures. All one-day camps $45 members, $50 non-members. Week-long camps include “Medieval Monsters,” July 8-12, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2 grades 4-5, learn about selkies, sea monsters, and insects with paper, pen, paint, and textiles to make a medieval triptych as well as a heraldic shield; “Mythical Creatures and How to Make Them” July 15-19, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2 grades 4-5, students can explore shapes, stories, and histories of magical, mythical creatures by creating their own. Firebirds, mermaids, and dragons from many world cultures inspire this camp, where you'll use paint, printing ink, collage, wire, fiber, and feathers to make a Book of Beasts; “Hydras and Gorgons and Krakens, Oh My!” July 29-Aug. 2, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2 grades 4-5, travel back in time to an ancient world with flying horses, centaurs, and sea monsters of Classical Greece and Rome. Students can find inspiration for drawing, painting, and sculpting mythological monsters, paper mosaics, and a hero's story scroll; Junior Camp Counselors in Training, July 8-12, July 15-19, July 29-Aug. 2, students grades 6-7 can assist with summer camps, develop team-building, mentorship, communication, and leadership skills. Camp activities may include crafts, songs, games and nature exploration. Jr CITs will support 2nd and 3rd grade campers. Each week-long camp is $180 members, $200 non-members. Northwestmuseum.org or (509) 456-3931

Making and Tinkering, North Wall Schools, Aug. 19-23, 9 a.m.-noon. Children ages 4-7 explore the wonders of everyday items with Caralee Palmer, lead teacher. Familiar stories and materials inspire young children to solve scientific, technological, engineering, and math problems. $150, office@northwallschools.com, northwallschools.com, (509) 466-2695.

Saint George’s School’s academic camps include Legos and programming for young students Levels 1 and 2, June 17-21, grades 1-3, $150; SGS Science Camp, June 17-21, grades 4-6, $300; 3D printing camp, June 17-21, grades 5-8, $525; Around the World in 5 Days, June 17-21, grades 1-3, $150; Creative Juices 101/Intro to Photoshop, July 8-12, grades 6-12, $250; Sumo Brawler Robotics Camp, June 24-28, grades 5-8, $350; Dragon Chess Camp July 8-12, grades 1-8, $150; Rocket Camp July 15-19, grades 5-8, $150; Ready Set Go, Aug. 5-9, grades K-2, $300; Outdoor Math Enrichment Camp Aug. 12-16, grades 3-5, $150. http://www.sgs.org/summer and julianne.clark@sgs.org (509) 464-8814

Skyhawsks STEM Multi-Sport Camp, July 15-18 and Aug. 12-15, North Wall Schools. This program for ages 6-12 combines strategic STEM-based activities with traditional Skyhawks sports instruction and a focus on life skills such as teamwork and sportsmanship. Subjects vary by sport, but include ball design, calculating distances and angles, velocity, acceleration and much more! Participants will also learn the fundamentals of each sport through skill-based drills and scrimmages. $135, office@northwallschools.com, northwallschools.com (509) 466-2695.

Spokane County Library District Summer Camp at North Spokane Library June 24-Aug. 15, half-day camp for ages 6-11 includes themes based on a children’s book for all camp activities, crafts, music, games and more. Registration is required. Week 1: Space, June 24-27, Week 2: STEM, July 8-11, Week 3 Food July 15-18, Week 4 Space Redux July 22-25; Week 5 STEM Never Stops, July 29-Aug. 1; Week 7 Summer Family Read Celebration Aug. 5-8; Week 6 Food (No Leftovers) Aug. 12-15. Other programs include Video Camera Crew Intensive, July 12, grades 9-12, Spokane Valley, 5-10 p.m.; News Segment 12:30-4:30 p.m. July 19 Spokane Valley, grades 4-plus; Visit Mars Aug. 15. scld.evanced.info/signup/calendar (509) 893-8233 http://www.scld.org

STEAM Summer Solutions with All Saints, July 22-26 for grades K-4, July 29-Aug. 2 grades 5-8. Students can research and test a variety of scientific summer-themed experiments, along with learning about performing and visual arts. Session 1- K-4th, $125 for for half day STEAM Summer Solutions and for whole day, including Arts Camp, price is $165; Session 2- 5-8th, whole day $165 STEAM Summer Solutions. Jmichaud@allsaintsspokane.net, (509) 534-1098.

Transform Summer Camp, July 19-22, Silver Lake Bible Camp, Christian-based summer camp provide grades 3-6 with a place to connect with Jesus and community in a safe and fun environment, $255, zachs@lifecenter.net, transformnw.com/ (509) 768-8561


Arts/Theater Camps

Art Rocks!, North Wall Schools, Spokane. July 22-26, 9 a.m.-noon, Explore the dynamic intersection of art and science with Lead Teacher Caralee Palmer, to discover exciting ways to create art and apply science. Children will sculpt, paint, draw, make jewelry, and more. Grades K-3, $125. office@northwallschools.com, northwallschools.com, (509) 466-2695.

Arts Camp, July 21-25, Camp Cross, grades 4-8. Blends faith and spirituality with the beauty of the arts. $240, $270, $300. campcross.org campcross@spokanediocese.org,

Bleker School of Dance offers a variety of camps and programs for all ages, including Junior Camp, July 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m., ages 4.5 to 6 can receive an introduction to dance by learning three routines, playing games and more. Considered a good way to be introduced to dance for those interested in taking classes in the fall. No experience needed. $30. Youth Camp, July 29-Aug. 2, 8:30 a.m-3:30 p.m., focuses on dance technique, plus swimming, games, and more. No dance experience required, $160. Teen Camp, July 22-26, 2:30-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday or 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, teens can learn 6-plus dance routines, dance technique, swim, play games, and more. Some dance experience recommended, but not required. $160. blekerschoolofdance@gmail.com, blekerschoolofdance.com, (509) 863-2363.

Clearwater Arts Camp, July 14-20, now celebrating its 36th summer, Clearwater Arts Camp invites campers to come to Davis Lake to study music (vocal and instrumental, composition and theory), visual arts (drawing, sculpting, painting,) drama (improv, musical theatre, scene study) and dance (ballet, jazz, lyrical). Free time activities include swimming, boating; giant water trampoline; and zip line into the water and more. $495 http://www.campspalding.org

Crescendo's Performing Arts Camp, Aug. 5-9, Holy Names Music Center, Spokane. Students will participate in choir, bucket drumming, and musical theater (morning) or drama (afternoon). They will develop basic skills in theory, rhythm, and stage presence, all culminating in a free showcase during the last 30 minutes of camp on Friday in the Recital Hall. Students will need to bring a healthy snack and water. 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. session for ages 7-10, 1:30-5 p.m. session for ages 11-13. Early bird fee $135, $150 after July 1, info@crescendocommunitychorus.org, http://crescendocommunitychorus.org/upcomingevents/performingartscamp.html, (509) 999-3819

Dance Center of Spokane offers a variety of Beginning and Advanced Camps for teens June-August featuring guest teachers Dave Massey, Kaisa-Mikale Hance, and Cena Bean. Courses are in the afternoon and evening, prices range from $110-$300. Includes Intro to Teen Dance June 17-20, $110, ages 11 and up; Ballet/Jazz Fusion June 24-27, $110 ages 11 and up; Intro to Teen Dance 2, July 15-18, $110, ages 11 and up; Ballet/Jazz Fusion 2, July 22-25, $110 ages 11 and up; “Broadway Here I Come” (Intro to musical theater with Dominick Betts), July 22-25, ages 11 and up, $110; Jazz Intensive with Dave and Kaisa, July 29-Aug 1, 3 levels, placement July 29 9-10 a.m., $300/week or $90/day; Stretching it Out, Aug. 5-8, ages 10 and up, $250; Turning It Up Aug. 12-15, $250, ages 10 and up; Hip Hop Rocks! (Drop In) Aug. 5-8 & Aug. 12-15, $15/class; Competition Workshop Aug. 19-21. Required for all competition students. (New to competition informational meeting 2 p.m. May 29) Register before May 31 and save 5 percent on tuition. dancespokane@qwestoffice.net, http://www.dancecenterofspokane.com, (509) 448-2464.

Drawing with Jessica L. Bryant, June 24-28. Redbrick Art Studio, Coeur d’Alene. A comprehensive course for grades 4-9 practicing key concepts in drawing through a variety of mediums with an award winning professional artist. $225, http://www.jessicabryant.com, (208) 953-1053.

Gonzaga Preparatory High School art/drama programs include “Cast of Characters” Summer Drama Camp Aug. 5-16, open to grades 4-8. Taught by Michael Barfield, St. Al's drama director, and Jenna Solberg, Cataldo music director. Includes diverse theatre workshops, improv, singing, choreography, and a final performance for family and friends, $250, mbarfield@dioceseofspokane.org; Art Camps taught by Kate Stillar and Kathleen Hall include Ceramics, grades 3-8, Tuesdays and Thursdays June 18-27, and Watercolor, grades 3-8, Mondays and Wednesdays June 17-26. In ceramics camp, students will create sculptures using hand building methods including pinch pot and slab built techniques as well as utilizing some mixed media additions. During watercolor camp, students will explore a variety of unique watercolor painting techniques and special effects, culminating in several fridge- or frame-worthy compositions! $100 for Ceramics only, $90 Watercolor only, or $170 total for both. kstillar@gprep.com; http://www.gprep.com

Gonzaga University Dance Faculty presents 2019 Summer Dance Intensive, either July 22-27 (senior/ages 13-20) or Aug. 5-9 (junior/ages 9-13). Program available for youth interested in ballet, modern jazz, hip hop or musical theatre. Lunch is provided and there’s also an informal performance on Friday. Classes taught by GU dance faculty in new Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center. Register at Gonzaga.edu/summerdance or email erickson@gonzaga.edu

Hesperus Theatre Arts Musical Theatre Intensive, July 15-28 or July 22-25, Whitworth University. Boys and girls can learn how to elevate singing, acting, dancing and performance authority on stage. Christ- centered camp but open to people of all faiths. Overnight and day camp sessions. Session 1 for ages 12-18, session 2 ages 9-12. $250-$265. Hesperus-arts.com, jennifer@nbccamps.com, hesperusarts.com, (800) 406-3926.

Kids Dance and Drama Camps at Dance Center of Spokane. Learn ballet, tap, jazz and musical theater June, July and August. Advanced classes available for those with experience. Afternoon and evening courses available, $110 one week, $275 three weeks, $375 four weeks. Classes include Dazzling Disney June 17-20, ages 3-5 and 6-10; Pirates and Mermaids, July 15-18, ages 3-5 and 6-10; Under the Sea Aug. 5-8, ages 3-5 and 6-10; Dazzling Disney 2, Aug. 12-15, ages 3-5 and 6-10; Broadway Baby June 17-20, ages 6-11; King of New York, July 22-25, ages 6-11; Just Dance June 24-27, ages 8-12; Just Dance 2, July 22-25, ages 8-12; Advanced Dance Camp Aug. 5-8, ages 8-12; Advanced Dance Camp Aug. 12-15, ages 8-12; Mini Jazz Intensive with guest teacher Kaisa-Mikale Hance, July 29-Aug. 1, ages 6-10, $125. Register before May 31 and receive a 5 percent discount on summer tuition. dancespokane@qwestoffice,net, http://www.dancecenterofspokane.com, (509) 448-2464.

MAC Summer Camps at the Museum, June-August. One-day and week-long camps at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture available for grades 2-5 plus Junior Camp Counselor-in-Training for grades 6-7. The 2019 camps are centered around summer exhibit “Giants, Dragons and Unicorns: The World of Mythic Creates” and the complementary exhibit “Northwest Myths.” One-day sessions include “Native American Legends: Sasquatch and Coyote” June 27, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2, grades 4-5. Students explore the legends of the mysterious Sasquatch and clever Coyote plus paint, draw, build, and sculpt creatures inspired by the stories told among the peoples of the Columbia Plateau, “Dragons and Serpents” Aug. 7, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2 grades 4-5, students learn about flying, fire-breathing, or gold hoarding, dragons and serpents in mythologies from all over the world. Scales, tails, and teeth will spring from paper, paint, wire, fiber and clay; Get Messy Day Camps July 24 and Aug. 14, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2 grades 4-5, students participate in hands-on creative art while they explore printing, painting, and clay molding; Mythical Creatures Camp, July 25 and Aug. 15, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2 grades 4-5, students can be inspired by create their own mythical creatures. All one-day camps $45 members, $50 non-members. Week-long camps include “Medieval Monsters,” July 8-12, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2 grades 4-5, learn about selkies, sea monsters, and insects with paper, pen, paint, and textiles to make a medieval triptych as well as a heraldic shield; “Mythical Creatures and How to Make Them” July 15-19, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2 grades 4-5, students can explore shapes, stories, and histories of magical, mythical creatures by creating their own. Firebirds, mermaids, and dragons from many world cultures inspire this camp, where you'll use paint, printing ink, collage, wire, fiber, and feathers to make a Book of Beasts; “Hydras and Gorgons and Krakens, Oh My!” July 29-Aug. 2, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2 grades 4-5, travel back in time to an ancient world with flying horses, centaurs, and sea monsters of Classical Greece and Rome. Students can find inspiration for drawing, painting, and sculpting mythological monsters, paper mosaics, and a hero's story scroll; Junior Camp Counselors in Training, July 8-12, July 15-19, July 29-Aug. 2, students grades 6-7 can assist with summer camps, develop team-building, mentorship, communication, and leadership skills. Camp activities may include crafts, songs, games and nature exploration. Jr CITs will support 2nd and 3rd grade campers. Each week-long camp is $180 members, $200 non-members. Northwestmuseum.org or (509) 456-3931

Origami, Paper Craft, and More, June 17-21, Redbrick Art Studio, Coeur d’Alene. Students grades 4-9 will learn and practice a variety of techniques in origami and other paper crafts with professional artist Jessica L Bryant. Projects include origami, paper beads, paper bowls, kite making, paper airplanes, and more. Co-taught by the artist's son, an origami aficionado. $215, http://www.jessicabryant.com, (208) 953-1053.

Painting with Jessica L. Bryant, Aug. 19-23, Redbrick Art Studio, Coeur d’Alene. A comprehensive course for grades 4-9 practicing key concepts in painting through a variety of mediums with an award winning professional artist. Students learn important fundamentals to gain the skills to pursue their passion. $235, http://www.jessicabryant.com, (208) 953-1053.

Saint George’s School arts/theater programs include Saturday Morning Paint Your Pet, June 22, grades K-12 plus an adult, $30/person; Creating with Clay, July 15-19, grades 4-8, $150; Harry Potter Camp, July 15-19, grades 1-5, $200; Improv July 15-19, grades 5-8, $120; Thursday Evening Paint Your Pet, Aug. 15, grades K-12 plus adult, $$30/person. http://www.sgs.org/summer and julianne.clark@sgs.org (509) 464-8814

Sandra Olgard’s Studio of Dance camps include 3-Day Princess/Prince Camp June 10-12, July 8-10, Aug. 5-8, ages 3-5, $45/session; Two-week Summer Continuation June 3-13, ages 6-18, $50-$75 depending on level; Two-week Summer Intensives of ballet, pointe, modern and yoga, June 17-27 and Aug. 12-22, $90-$270 depending on level/times. (509) 838-7464 or email seolgard@msn.com sandraolsgardsstudioofdance.com

Sing from the Heart Youth Camp Vocal Performance Workshops. June 17-27, 2406 S. Park Drive, Spokane. Open to new and experienced singers to improve vocal technique and performance skills and hone skills as solo performers. Student choose their own songs. Includes Kids Singing Camp for ages 6-12 and Teen Singing Camp for ages 13-17. Prices $145-$165. robinmarks@live.com, singfromtheheart.biz, (509) 879-5919.

Spokane Ballet Studio Summer Workshops, June 17-Aug. 2. Camps for students and include Children’s Workshop level 1-4 ages 8-14, June 17-27; Intermediate Advanced Workshop July 8-19, performance July 28; Beginning Ballet Workshop ages 5-9 July 29-Aug. 2. Classes $150-$225/week, Email spokaneballetstudio@gmail.com for registration form and pay $25 deposit to hold the spot. http://www.spokaneballetstudio.com, (509) 714-3650.

Spokane Civic Theatre Academy Play in A Week Camps, June 24-Aug. 23, courses focused on teamwork and collaboration that culminate in a fully staged performance for family and friends. Sessions include “How to Train Your Dragon,” ages 6-13, June 24-28, “Princess Power” ages 10-13, July 8-12, “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” ages 6-9 July 15-19, “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” ages 10-13 July 22-26, “Down on the Farm” ages 6-13, July 29-Aug. 2, “Roald Dahl” ages 10-13 Aug. 5-9, “The Heart of Africa” ages 6-9, Aug 12-16, “Superheroes” ages 10-13 Aug 19-23, $90-$125 per session. Discounts for multiple courses, Scholarships available. kjordan@spokanecivictheatre.com, spokanecivictheatre.com/academy, (509) 325-2507 ext 406.


Athletic Camps

All Northwest Football Passing Academy, July 12-13, Hart Field, grades 7-12 can take part in this offensive skill development, including QB, WR, RB and TEs. $275 allnwfootball@gmail.com, allnorthwestfootball.com

“Beyond the Gold” Sports Camp, June 17-21, Garland Church. Camp features an entire week of sports instruction for grades K-6 in soccer, volleyball or cheerleading in the morning, along with skits, lessons, music, snacks, and games. No prior sports experience needed. $35. (509) 327-7700 or http://www.garlandchurch.org

Breakthrough Basketball Ball Handling, April 5-7, HUB Sports Center. Shooting and Decision Making Camp includes drills and skills. $245, but 20% discount if registered by Feb. 17. camps@breakthroughbasketball.com, http://www.breakthroughbasketball.com/camps/camp.asp?name=SpokaneCamp3, 866-846-7892 ext 1.

Cheer Camp at Dance Center of Spokane, July 15-18, teaches tumbling, hiphop and cheer techniques for boys and girls. Includes mini camp for ages 5-10 and full camp/clinic for ages 8-18. Camps taught by former and active cheerleaders. Mini camp $110, clinic $175. All cheer camp participants will perform on the final day, dancespokane@qwestoffice.net, http://www.dancecenterofspokane.com, (509) 448-2464.

Disc Golf Camp, June 24-28, ages 12-17 start at Hagelin Park and visit five disc courses including Corbin Park, High Bridge, Rocky Ridge, a Cheney course and Stimpi Ridge. Disc provided. (509) 498-9250 or https://www.cityofcheney.org/177/Parks-Recreation

Eastern Washington Surf Soccer Clinic, for birth years 2005-2009, June 15, Spokane. Training includes fundamentals of soccer and building a foundation for summer play. $40, Family Discounts available upon checkout. campsclinics@ewsurfsc.com, ewsurfsc.com/events.

Eastern Washington Surf Soccer Clinic, July and August. Licensed soccer coaches focus on fundamentals of play, foundation of technique, and lots of play. Session 1: Boys and Girls Soccer Camp, July 16-18., Birth Years 2000-2010, $120 for EW Surf Members, $140 for non-members. Session 2: Boys and Girls Soccer Camp, July 23-25, Birth Years 2000-2010, $120 for EW Surf Members, $140 for non-members, Session 3: Boys and Girls Soccer Camp, August 19-23., Birth Years 2000-2010, $180 for EW Surf Members, $210 for non-members, Multi child family discounts available upon registration. campsclinics@ewsurfsc.com, http://www.ewsurfsc.com/events,

Eastern Washington University athletic camps include Eagle Basketball Skills Camp June 1-2, females ages 13-18/grades 7-12 can work with Division I coaches and players and learn new workouts and drills to help improve their game and see what basketball is like after high school, $125. High School Basketball Team Camp, June 24-26, female teams ages 14-18. Each team given opportunity to play six games. Commuters $600 per team, max 12 players; or $215 per player overnight. Overnight teams need $100 deposit by June 17. First coach stays free with an additional $120 fee for lodging/dining. Volleyball Middle School Beginners Camp July 8-11, 1-4 p.m. ages 12-15, $125. Volleyball Middle School Advanced Camp July 8-11, 8:30-11:30 a.m. ages 12-15, $125. Volleyball All Skills Camp July 12-14, ages 12-18, $345 commute4rs, $395 residents, team pricing available for groups of eight or more. Dual Sport Fusion Camp, July 22-26, develop and train the technical and mental aspects of all positions for basketball and volleyball. Includes multiple training sessions for boys and girls K-6 with a mix of fundamental and situational training. $250 for both camps or $125 single camp. Team pricing available for groups of eight or more. http://www.totalcamps.com/ewuwomensbasketball/ or bcurrie@ewu.edu.

EWU Women's Basketball Eagle Skills Camp, June 1-2, for girls grades 7-12, Eastern Washington University. Improve skills taught by EWU players and coaching staff. $125, bcurrie@ewu.edu, www.http://www.totalcamps.com/EWUWOMENSBASKETBALL/camps/eagle_basketball_skills_camp/_dSZ, (509) 979-5686

Fit and Happy Club camps include Soccer Camp June 15, grades 4-9, $20; Basketball Camp, June 22, grades 4-9, $20; Fitness is Fun Camp June 29, grades 4-9, $20. (509) 720-6823 fitandhappyclub@gmail.com

Gonzaga Preparatory High School athletic programs include Football Camp June 24-27, work out with Gonzaga Prep coaches and varsity athletes with basic drills and an end-of-camp tournament, $75, dmckenna@gprep.com; Girls Basketball Camp, June 17-20, grades 7-8 8 a.m.-10 a.m., or grades 4-6 10 a.m.-noon, $50. marte@gprep.com; Volleyball Camp, July 29-31, $80, jbenson@gprep.com; Boys Basketball Camp, grades 7-8, 2-4 p.m., noon-2 p.m. grades 4-6. $70 mmcintyre@gprep.com; Catchers Camp, June 17-18, grades 7 and up, $80. bmunhall@gprep.com; Baseball Camp, June 24-26, $75, bmunhall@gprep.com; Boys Soccer Camp, July 8-11, grades 3-8, $75, jpbartich@gmail.com; Girls Soccer Camp, July 29-31, $40, bbarmes4@gmail.com, http://www.gprep.com

Gonzaga Tennis Camp, July 14-19 and July 21-26, Stevens Tennis Center. Learn match strategy, take part in competitive drills and improve conditioning. $425 day camp, $875 overnight. (509) 280-8427 or (509) 313-4206, or gurule@gonzaga.edu or piibor@gonzaga.edu. Gonzagatenniscamps.com

Kiwanis Club of Northeast Spokane Disc Golf Summer Camps, June 24-28, July 22-26 and Aug. 5-9, Camp Sekani. Daily beginner, intermediate and advanced lessons for ages 8-18. Participants receive one disc bag, one putter, one mid-range, one driver, one mini marker, and one water bottle, plus breakfast and lunch. Also includes swimming, hiking, core values, social style fun, leadership, challenges and awards. $299, usydgadiscgolf@gmail.com, http://www.usydga.com, (509) 710-0930

Mt. Spokane High School sports camps include conditioning June 17-Aug. 8, programs for girls grades 7-12, boys grades 7-9 and boys grades 10-12, $125; football grades 3-8, July 15-18, $40, grade 9-12 May 28-June 6, $50; volleyball grades 2-7, June 17-20 (at Mountainside Middle School), $40, grades 8-12 May 28-30 and June 3-6, $75; boys soccer grades K-6 June 17-20, $40, grades 7-12 June 17-20, $60; girls soccer grades 1-5 June 17-20, $50, grades 6-12 June 17-20, $50; girls basketball grades K-6 Cats Camp Clinics TBD $10, grades 7-8 Cats Camp Clinics TBD $10; boys basketball grades 1-5 June 17-21, $50, grades 9-12 June 17-21, $50, grades 6-8 June 17-21, $50; boys and girls gymnastics Grades 1-8 June 17-21, $50, grades 8-12 June 24-30, $50; wrestling grades K-6 June 17-19 $55; girls cross country grades 7-12 June 21-Aug. 12, free; boys cross country grades 7-12 Camp1 May 28-June 12, Mount Spokane, free, Camp 2 grades 9-12 June 23-26 Mt District Running Camp, times TBD. http://www.familyid.com/organizations/mt-spokane-high-school

NBC offers a variety of overnight and day camps through the Spokane area, including Basketball Camps at Whitworth University June 17-Aug. 16, boys and girls ages 8-18, $230-$565; Boys Basketball College Prep Camp, Whitworth, Aug. 2-7, boys ages 14-20, $1,014; Basketball Camps at the Warehouse include Rookie Day Camps July 15-17, July 22-24, July 29-31, boys and girls ages 6-9, $105, or Basketball Skills Day Camp July 29-Aug. 1, boys and girls ages 8-12, $280; Basketball Camps at HUB Sports Center, complete skills junior day camps June 24-26, July 8-10, Aug. 19-21, boys and girls ages 8-12, $180; Basketball Camps North Idaho College, complete player overnight camp July 22-26, boys ages 9-17, $545-$595; Soccer Camps Northwest Christian High School, junior complete skills day camp June 24-26, boys and girls ages 9-12, $100, advanced skills day camp June 24-26, boys and girls ages 13-18, $100; Volleyball Camps Whitworth University, include volleyball intensive overnight camp June 21-23, girls ages 14-18, $285; intro to volleyball junior day camp June 21-23, ages 8-12, $125; middle school/high school complete player overnight camp July 21-26, girls ages 11-14, $414-$465; girls lacrosse Whitworth University, July 15-18, girls ages 10-18, $445-$495. http://www.nbccamps.com

Nigel Williams-Goss Basketball Skills Camp, Aug. 5-7, HUB Sports Center, boys and girls ages 7-15 can receive instruction from Nigel Williams-Goss and other coaches. Camp includes form shooting, shooting drills, perimeter and post defense, ball handling, offensive and defensive training, $225 per participant or $200 if registered by July 19, info@hubsportscenter.org, http://www.hubsportscenter.org/summer-camps, (509) 927-0602.

Olympic Gold Medalist Pat Powers Volleyball Camp, Aug. 10-11 HUB Sports Center. Advanced skills camps available for boys, girls and adults. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday. $130. www.volleyballcamps.com, Pat@volleyballcamps.com, https://volleyballcamps.com/, (760) 473-8236.

Peter Fewing Soccer Camps offer 3-, 5- and 6-night camps at Camp Waskowitz in North Bend. Provides conditioning, team bonding, goal setting and more, plus the chance to meet a Sounders FC player and Sierra Shugarts, 2016 Natioanl Player of the Year and Swedish professional soccer player. 3-day resident camps include junior advanced (ages 9-12), June 25-28, July 21-24, July 24-27, Aug. 4-7. Advanced camps, ages 13-17, June 25-28, July 21-24, July 24-27, Aug. 4-7. $425 for 1 child, $415 for second child from a family, $415 team. 5-night resident camp junior advanced, ages 9-12, July 7-12, advanced camp ages 13-17, July 7-12. 1 child $625, second child one family $625, team rate $625.Six-night resident camps include junior camps ages 9-12 July 21-27, advanced camp ages 13-17, July 21-27, $765 one child, $745 second child from family, $745 team. Peterfewingsoccercamp.com email peterfewing@peterfewingsoccercamp.com or (206) 547-4143

Premier Mitts Baseball Camps, June 24-July 25, Mt. Spokane High School. A variety of weekly programs for ages 8-18 focus on various baseball fundamentals and techniques, including Playmaker Infield Camp, June 24-27, Total Infield Camp June 24-27, Specialized Infield Camps; Double Play Infield Camp July 8-11; Making the Routine Pay Infield Camp July 8-11; Infield Finale Camp July 22-25; $184.99/camp, but discounts available for multiple camps. kenny@premiermittsinc.com, http://www.premiermittsinc.com, (509) 863-4605.

Premier Mitts Hitting Camps, July 15-18, Mount Spokane High School. Camps cover fundamentals of the swing, including learning and understanding swing pattern and participating in drills that help with stride/load. Only 5 players per session. $129.99 per player each session, discounts available for multiple camps, kenny@premiermittsinc.com, http://www.premiermittsinc.com, (509) 863-4605

RecTennis Summer Kids and Adult Programs, June 17-Aug. 23, Sky Prairie Park and Comstock Park. Kids program for ages 5-12 features 1.5-hour, 4-hour and 8-hour sessions. The 4- and 8- hour sessions also include other activities, including swimming at Comstock classes. Adult classes for all skill levels include tennis, cardio classes. Intermediate classes also available for adults wanting to refine their skills. 1.5 hour $42 (Sky Prairie) and $45/week (Comstock), 4 hour $105 (Sky Prairie) and $115/week (Comstock); 8 hour $175 (Comstock). Programs include Friends + Family Tennis for ages 6-plus, invites people to bring a group of up to 4 players; HIIT Tennis for ages 18-plus; Next Level Tennis ages 8-16. (509) 991-0696, email anderson@pnw.usta.com or http://www.rectennis.com/spokane

Saint George’s School athletic camps include Adventure Camp, June 10-14, grades 3-5, $150; boys basketball camp, June 10-14, grades 6-12, $125; girls basketball camp June 10-14, $125; K-5 boys and girls basketball, June 10-14, $125; girls soccer camp, July 22, grades 6-12, $100; basketball skills clinic/Hoopfest prep, June 24-28, co-ed grades 5-12, $100; K-5 girls and boys Dragon volleyball camp, July 8-12, $125; Lady Dragon Volleyball Camp, July 8-12, grades 6-12, $125; boys and girls soccer camp, July 15-19, grades 6-12, $100; Lifetime Sport Camp, July 15-19, grades 6-12, $100. http://www.sgs.org/summer and julianne.clark@sgs.org (509) 464-8814

Sasquatch Sports Volleyball Skills Development Program, July 11-13, West Valley High School. Open to boys and girls grades K-12. Camp provides six hours of skill specific court time and is designed to provide the opportunity to practice specific skills to meet personal needs. $75/per session $200/all sessions. sasquatchsportscamps@gmail.com, http://www.sasquatchvolleyballcamps.com, (509) 954-0034

Skyhawks Sports Academy Summer Camps run June-August at parks and schools in Spokane, Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake, Post Falls, and Coeur d’Alene areas. Camps offer fun, safe and positive programs that emphasize critical lessons in sports and life for ages 3-12, depending on the sport. Includes cheerleading camps, girls ages 5-11, $69-$165; baseball, ages 4-12, $69-$165; basketball, ages 6-12, $69-$165; flag football, ages 6-12, $69-$165; soccer, ages 3-12, $69-$165; volleyball, ages 6-12, $69-$165; tennis, only July-August, boys and girls ages 6-12, $79-$165; lacrosse, ages 6-12; $69-$165; cross country/track, ages 6-12, $69-$165; golf, ages 5-11, $69-$165; Mini-Hawk Camp (includes basketball, soccer, baseball), ages 4-7, $115-$145; Tiny Hawk Camp, ages 3-4, $49-$79; Multi-Sport Camps, ages 6-12, $69-$165; STEM Sports Camps, (includes basketball, football, soccer and volleyball), ages 6-12, $149-$179. http://www.skyhawks.com (509) 466-6590

Skyhawks STEM/Sports Camps, July 8-Aug. 9, various locations in Cheney hosts these sports programs for ages 6-12. Includes Football Camp July 8-12, Hageline Park, $119; Football Camp and Swim July 8-12, Hagelin Park, $145; STEM & Play: Soccer, July 22-26, Betz Elementary, $119; STEM & Play Soccer and Swim, July 22-26, Betz Elementary, $145; Baseball Camp Aug. 5-9, Betz Elementary Aug.5-9, Hagelin Park, $119; Baseball Camp and Swim Aug. 5-9, Hagelin Park, $145. (509) 498-9250 or https://www.cityofcheney.org/177/Parks-Recreation

Spartan Kids Camp, June 17-Aug. 2, Tuesday-Thursday 10:30-11:30 a.m. This six-week training program for ages 5-12 is designed to get/ keep kids active, obstacle race/ ninja warrior style. Kids get to run, jump, climb, lift things, and swing. Coached by trainer Alyssa Hawley a professional Spartan Athlete. Parents need to be present but can workout in the gym for free (members or non-members). Anytime Fitness 10511 W. Aero Rd., Suite 5, Spokane, $59, anytimespokane@gmail.com, https://www.anytimefitness.com/gyms/4594/spokane-wa-99224/, (509) 624-2929.

Spokane Gymnastics summer programs include Adventure Gymnastics Camp July 8-12, July 29-Aug. 2 or Aug. 12-16, all ages, morning, afternoon or all-day; Trampoline and Tumbling Camp, July 15-19, ages 6-14, afternoon only; Preschool Gymnastics Camp, July 15-19, ages 3-5, afternoon only; Cheer Gymnastics, July 22-26 Aug. 19-23, all ages, morning, afternoon or full day; Ninja Zone Gymnastics Camp, July 22-26 or Aug. 19-23, all ages, morning, afternoon or full day; Parkour and Breakdance Camp, July 22-26 or Aug. 19-23, ages 6-14, morning, afternoon or full day; Mystery Gymnastics Camp, Aug. 5-9, all ages, morning, afternoon or full day. Half-day rates $39/day or $159/week members, $49/day or $179/week non-members; Full-day rates $59/day $239 week members or $69/day $259/week non-members. Discounts available for siblings, multiple camps or military. http://www.spokanegymnastics.com/camps

Spokane Parks and Recreation Summer Camps include Ultimate Sports Camp, Dwight Merkel Sports Complex, ages 6-12 boys and girls can play a variety of sports including BMX and skateboarding, plus swimming at AM Cannon Aquatic Center, $149/week; Youth Outdoor Adventure Camps, Riverside State Park Bowl and Pitcher, ages 8-11 can learn flatwater kayaking, canoeing, stand up paddleboarding, disc golf, rock climbing, and rafting, $229-$299/week; Teen Outdoor Adventure Day Camps, Riverside State Park Bowl and Pitcher, ages 12-15, $229-$299/week; Advanced Youth Wilderness Survival Camp, Camp Sekani Park, ages 9-14 can learn critical survival skills on their own and in teams to problem solve and master the basics of shelter, fire, tool use and knife safety, traps, rope and knots, plant uses, animal tracking, primitive skills, navigation and more. $309/week. Spokanerec.org

Summer Strength & Conditioning, June 17-Aug 1, ages 14-19, 6-week training program gets young athletes their fittest for current sport or prepared for upcoming sports. Coached by trainer Alyssa Hawley a former Division I athlete, Broken Skull Ranch Competitor (as seen on CMT) and current professional Spartan Athlete (on ESPN). This program is designed to get them to a level above where their current training gets them and will require commitment and hard work. Anytime Fitness 10511 W. Aero Rd., Suite 5, Spokane, Monday and Wednesday 7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m., $150, anytimespokane@gmail.com, https://www.anytimefitness.com/gyms/4594/spokane-wa-99224/, (509) 624-2929.

SYSA Soccer Camp, June-August, SYSA Indoor Sports Center, Spokane. Programs sorted by birth year. 2014-2011 Coed and 2010-2006 Coed June 17-20; 2014-2011 Coed and 2010-2006 Coed July 22-25; 2014-2011 Coed and 2010-2006 Coed Aug. 12-15. All 2014-2011 $65, all 2010-2006 $75. Register by player birth year online at http://www.SYSA.com Email Receptionist@sysa.com, (509) 328-7972 (SYSA).

The Creek at Qualchan Spring Break Junior Golf Camp, April 3-5, ages 7-14 can learn golf techniques. Summer programs also available. $200/student. Bobakergolf.com or http://www.bobakergolf.com

Whitworth University athletic camps include Women’s Volleyball Summer Camp, Aug. 13-15, offers skill training for grades 7-12, 6:30-9:30 p.m., $130. http://www.whitworth.edu/forms/athletics/womens-volleyball/summer-camp/index.aspx, (253) 961-0149; All Sports Camp July 15-19, ages 7-11 can sample enjoy a multitude of sports like swimming, basketball, lacrosse, soccer, and more, plus leadership and character development exercises, $495, mhartanov@whitworth.edu or (509) 999-4050; Soccer Camps, June 24-28 and Aug. 5-9, ages 6-13 can receive life skills/leadership training along with fundamental and advanced skill training, $150, mhartanov@whitworth.edu or (509) 999-4050.

YogaJoy North Kids Yoga Camps, June 24-July 26. Programs introduce children to the joy of yoga. Each day offers a combination of movement, breath, and relaxation exercises presented in a playful, supportive, curious atmosphere, age-appropriate activities and crafts, and a story. Children must be potty-trained. Pre-registration required. YogaJoy Kids Camp for ages 3-5, 9-11 a.m., June 24-28; YogaJoy Kid Camp for ages 6-8, 9-11 a.m.; July 8-12, YogaJoy Kids Camp for ages 9-11, 9-11 a.m., July 22-26. Each session $100/week or $30/day, yogajoyspokane@gmail.com, yogajoynorth.com/ (509) 290-5086.


Day camps/Summer Child Care Programs

Boys & Girls Clubs of Spokane County Summer Power Day Camp June 17-Aug. 30 at the Northtown and Lisa Stiles-Gyllenhammer Clubs. Grades 1-12 receive full-day programming and activities. Specialized teen programs include Leaders in Training and Teen Camp. Campers must be members ($20 annual membership fee plus parent orientation). Space limited, advance registration and payment required. $25-$50/week, additional fees for Sunrise Program (7-9 a.m. daily) and field trips. Northtown programs run June 17-Aug. 23, Lisa Stiles-Gyllenhammer Club programs run July 8-Aug. 30. http://www.bgcspokane.org/locations/

Camp CASLO, Wren Pierson Community Center, Cheney. Day camps for ages 5-12 run June 17-Aug. 23. Includes fitness, games, field trips, swimming and more. Daily rate $31 residents, $36 non-residents, or $42 late registration. Extended daily rate $37.75 residents, $42.50 non-resident, $49.50 late registration. Regular weekly rate $117 residents, $121.25 non-residents, $133 late. (509) 498-9250 or visit https://www.cityofcheney.org/177/Parks-Recreation

Camp Fire Camp Dart-Lo, June 17-Aug. 23, 51-acre forested camp on the Little Spokane River offers programs for boys and girls ages 3-18, including swimming, archery and environmental education. Transportation from four Spokane pickup locations included. Optional Wednesday overnight. Session 1 June 17-21, $225, Session 2 June 24-28, $225, Mini Camp Session July 1-3 (M-W), $135, Session 3 July 8-12, $225, Session 4 July 15-19, $225, Session 5 July 22-26 $225, Session 6 July 29-Aug. 2, $225, Session 7 Aug. 5-9, $225, Session 8 Aug. 12-16, $225, Session 9 Aug. 19-23, $225, Youth Leadership Program (PAL) - Jr. PAL for grades 6-8, July 22-26, July 29-Aug. 2 and Aug. 5-9, $335, Camper Buddies, grades 6-9 and Counselor Assistants, grades 10 and up or graduate PAL grade 8 and up can attend camp for free by applying at http://www.campfireinc.org/page/register-camp, campfire@campfireinc.org, http://www.campfireinc.org/page/register-camp, (509) 747-6191.

Camp Fire Camp Sweyolakan Outbackers, July 8-Aug. 9. Boat access-only camp on Lake Coeur d'Alene offers programs for boys and girls grades 1-6, including swimming, archery, boating and environmental education. Transportation included from three locations in Coeur d’Alene. Optional overnight. $225/session, discount for multiple sessions. Session 1 July 8-12, Session 2 July 15-19, Session 3 Aug. 5-9, campfire@campfireinc.org, http://www.campfireinc.org, (509) 747-6191.

City of Spokane Valley Parks and Recreation Teen Camp, July-August, Terrace View Park. Grades 6-9 can enjoy recreational opportunities and trips, including hiking and swimming. Breakfast and lunch occasionally available. Sessions include “Rails and Trails” July 8-11, $153/week or $144 early registration by May 3; “The Highs and Lows of Summer” July 15-18, $130/week or $120 if registered by May 3; “Wet and Wild” July 29-Aug. 1, $130/week or $120 if registered by May 3; “Water Works” Aug. 6-8, $130/week or $120 if registered by May 3. http://www.spokanevalley.org/recreation or (509) 720-5200

City of Spokane Valley Summer Day Camp offers a variety of programs June-August for ages 6-11, CenterPlace Regional Event Center. Each class $130/week or $120 if registered by May 3. Sessions include “Sky’s the Limit” June 17-21; “Whale of a Tale” June 24-28; “H2 Whoa” July 1-5 ($109/week/no early rate); “Rock Star” July 8-12 ($153, $144 early); “Choose Your Own Adventure” July 15-19; “Unbirthday” July 22-26; “Beach Daze” July 29-Aug. 2; “Gold Rush” Aug. 5-9; “The Mission is Possible” Aug. 12-16; “Campers Choice” Aug. 19-23. http://www.spokanevalley.org/recreation or (509) 720-5200

City of Spokane Valley Summer Park Program June 17-Aug. 1, free program for kids age 18 and younger. Includes youth recreation activities and free meals at Terrace View Park, Valley Mission Park and Edgecliff Park. Sessions June 17-20, June 24-27, July 1-3, July 8-11, July 15-18, July 22-26, July 29-Aug. 1. Program not meant for little ones to be left without parental or guardian supervisiosn, and parents/guardians can stay at the park while youth are participating. Older children can also attend on their own if parents/guardians think it appropriate. http://www.spokanevalley.org/recreation or (509) 720-5200

Dynamic Athletic Center weekly summer programs run weekly July-August, 8. Includes outdoor play, gymnastic classes, science activities, arts and crafts, movies and more, in full- and half-day sessions. Schedule includes “Summer Fun” July 8-12, “Hide and Seek” July 15-19, “Wild Waters” July 22-26, “Hiking Heaven” July 29-Aug. 2, “Ninja Warrior” Aug. 5-9; “Animal Planet” Aug. 12-16, “Artiful Antics” Aug. 19-23, “Super Science” Aug. 26-30. Full day sessions $225, half-day $125, Frontdesk@DynamicAthleticCenter.com, DynamicAthleticCenter.org/ (509) 489-5867

Flying Squirrel Sports Day Camp, July 2-Aug. 30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Flying Squirrel Sports Spokane. Children invited to explore different types of movement and develop teamwork, leadership and communication skills with age-appropriate games, activities and challenges, while encouraging an active lifestyle and co-operation with peers. $150/child with additional $25 discount for each additional sibling per week, Spokane@FlyingSquirrelSports.Com, flyingsquirrelsports.us/spokane-valley-washington/, (509)242-3831.

Girl Scouts Summer Day Camp, June 17-Aug. 23, 9 a.m-4 p.m. at Spokane Program Center. Weekly themed sessions for girls ages 5-17 incorporate STEM, arts and crafts, cooking, drama, swimming, and other skill-building fun. K-8 sessions are June 17-21, 24-28, July 1-3, 8-12, 15-19, 22-26, July 29-Aug. 2, Aug. 5-9, 12-16, 19-23. Fees $30/day members, $42 day non-members, (3-day minimum required each session). Extended care available. gsewni.org.

Green Gable Children’s Learning Centers Explorers Summer Camp offers weekly sessions June 17-Aug 28, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at three locations in Spokane: 57th Avenue and Waterford Court on Spokane’s South Hill plus north Spokane on Holland Avenue. Camps include indoor and outdoor activities such as arts and crafts, cooking, field trips, and guests. Weekly themes include “Let’s Dive into Summer” June 17-21; “I Like to Move It, Move It” June 24-28; “Happy Birthday USA” July 1-5; “Just Beachy” July 8-12; “Wild Wilderness” July 15-19; “Shake Rattle and Roll” July 22-26; “Splish Splash Water Bash and Bubble Mania” July 29-Aug 2; “Animal Planet” Aug. 5-9; “Winged Wonders” Aug. 12-16; “Space Explorers” Aug. 19-23; “Best of the Best” Aug. 26-28. Five day sessions $210, four days $185, three days $160. http://www.greengablepreschool.com green.gables@comcast.net (509) 455-6110 or (509) 448-4344

Junior Jazzercise Day Camp, June 17-Aug. 23, Jazzercise Spokane Center North, ages 4-12 can learn fun and popular dance moves and choreography, how to perform a dance routine, plus active group games, arts and crafts, daily themes, and introduction to health and nutrition. Sessionsare June 17-21, July 8-12, Aug. 19-23, $165, $5 discount for each friend who signs up. Caregiver of child has option to pay $10 more for unlimited access to one week of Jazzercise classes. kathraneijazz@gmail.com, http://www.facebook.com/JazzerciseSpokane/, (509)869-9662.

Kamp Ka-Mee-Lin, Kiwanis Park, Post Falls, June 10-Aug. 23. Children can enjoy fun, safe, outdoor enrichment day camp program. $105-125, Week 1 (June 10-14) Adventure Awaits!, Week 2 (June 17-21) Aerospace Race, Week 3 (June 24-28) Ready, Set, Ride!, Week 4 (July 1-3) Animal Kingdom, Week 5 (July 8-12) Splash Zone!, Week 6 (July 15-19) Hawaiian Hullabaloo, Week 7 (July 22-26) Western Week, Week 8 (July 29 - August 2) H2 Oh Yeah!, Week 9 (August 5-9) Beach Ya To It!, Week 10 (August 12-16) Innovation Station, Week 11 (August 19-23) Summer Blast Off!. registration@postfallsidaho.org, http://www.postfallsidaho.org/kamp/, (208) 773-0539.

Kids Week at Unity, Aug. 5-8, Unity Spiritual Center, Spokane. Ages 5-14 can enjoy a fun and creative experience learning about affirmation, connection, peacemaking and other life skills. $30. (509) 838-6518 or jackienwyou@comcast.net.

MAC Summer Camps at the Museum, June-August. One-day and week-long camps at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture available for grades 2-5 plus Junior Camp Counselor-in-Training for grades 6-7. The 2019 camps are centered around summer exhibit “Giants, Dragons and Unicorns: The World of Mythic Creates” and the complementary exhibit “Northwest Myths.” One-day sessions include “Native American Legends: Sasquatch and Coyote” June 27, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2, grades 4-5. Students explore the legends of the mysterious Sasquatch and clever Coyote plus paint, draw, build, and sculpt creatures inspired by the stories told among the peoples of the Columbia Plateau, “Dragons and Serpents” Aug. 7, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2 grades 4-5, students learn about flying, fire-breathing, or gold hoarding, dragons and serpents in mythologies from all over the world. Scales, tails, and teeth will spring from paper, paint, wire, fiber and clay; Get Messy Day Camps July 24 and Aug. 14, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2 grades 4-5, students participate in hands-on creative art while they explore printing, painting, and clay molding; Mythical Creatures Camp, July 25 and Aug. 15, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2 grades 4-5, students can be inspired by create their own mythical creatures. All one-day camps $45 members, $50 non-members. Week-long camps include “Medieval Monsters,” July 8-12, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2 grades 4-5, learn about selkies, sea monsters, and insects with paper, pen, paint, and textiles to make a medieval triptych as well as a heraldic shield; “Mythical Creatures and How to Make Them” July 15-19, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2 grades 4-5, students can explore shapes, stories, and histories of magical, mythical creatures by creating their own. Firebirds, mermaids, and dragons from many world cultures inspire this camp, where you'll use paint, printing ink, collage, wire, fiber, and feathers to make a Book of Beasts; “Hydras and Gorgons and Krakens, Oh My!” July 29-Aug. 2, session 1 grades 2-3, session 2 grades 4-5, travel back in time to an ancient world with flying horses, centaurs, and sea monsters of Classical Greece and Rome. Students can find inspiration for drawing, painting, and sculpting mythological monsters, paper mosaics, and a hero's story scroll; Junior Camp Counselors in Training, July 8-12, July 15-19, July 29-Aug. 2, students grades 6-7 can assist with summer camps, develop team-building, mentorship, communication, and leadership skills. Camp activities may include crafts, songs, games and nature exploration. Jr CITs will support 2nd and 3rd grade campers. Each week-long camp is $180 members, $200 non-members. Northwestmuseum.org or (509) 456-3931

Skyhawks/Liberty Lake Day Camps offers a fun, safe, and positive environment for youth June-August. While being introduced to a new sport each week, campers will also do arts and crafts, swimming, field trips, and many more fun activities. Each week is $155 and people can sign up for one week or all nine weeks. http://www.skyhawks.com or call (509) 466-6590.

Spokane Humane Society Camp Barks N’ Rec, June 24-28, July 8-12, Aug. 12-16, ages 7-9 can learn about humane welfare and animal care, including how to properly care for pets, arts and crafts projects for shelter and at home pets, fun and games, and hands-on time with shelter animals, $50. sarah@spokanehumanesociety.org, or (509) 467-5235 ext. 214.

Twin Eagles Wilderness Adventure Camps, day and overnight camps run June 10-Aug. 9 at locations in Sandpoint, Coeur d’Alene, Spokane and Priest River. Ages 6-18 can have experiences in small groups with authentic nature-based skills like wilderness survival, nature immersion, wildlife tracking, stealth and invisibility, wild edible/medicinal plants, sustainable living and more. Sessions include Wilderness Survival Day Camp 1 June 10-14, Sandpoint, ages 6-13; Wilderness Survival Day Camp Coeur d’Alene, June 17-21, ages 6-13. Wilderness Survival Day Camp Spokane, June 17-21, ages 6-13; Nature Ninjas Day Camp Sandpoint June 24-28, ages 6-13; Nature Ninjas Day Camp Spokane June 24-28, ages 6-13; Wilderness Survival Day Camp 2 Sandpoint, July 1-5, ages 6-13; Wilderness Survival Day Camp 2 Spokane July 1-5, ages 6-13; Nature Adventures Day Camp Sandpoint, July 8-12, ages 6-13; Nature Adventures Day Camp Spokane , July 8-12, ages 6-13; Overnight Camp July 21-26, Priest River, ages 10-13; Overnight Camp for Teens, July 29-Aug. 4 , Priest River, ages 13-18; Nature Ninjas Day Camp 2 Spokane, Aug. 5-9, ages 6 – 13. Day camps $285/week. Overnight camps are $675/week. info@twineagles.org http://www.TwinEagles.org (208) 265-3685

West Central Summer Day Camp Youth Program, June 17-Aug. 23, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. West Central Community Center. Ages 5-12 can enjoy a variety of activities including sports, swimming, games, art, music, karate, fitness, and field trip. Fees based on family income, state pay accepted. (509) 323-7501 http://www.westcentralcc.org

YMCA Summer Day Camps and Clubs, licensed camps and specialty clubs at North YMCA, Valley YMCA, Emerson Part, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church June 17-Aug. 28. Include swimming, field trips and daily activities. Options also include Outdoor Adventure Camp and Creative Clubs that teach skill-building activities. 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m., prices $133-$217/week depending on location. creynolds@ymcainw.org, ymcainw.org/programs/child-care, (509) 879-7823.

Youth Sewing Camp and Youth Quilting Camp, July 29-Aug. 2, Shriners Event Center, Hayden. Sewing camp open to ages 8 and older and teaches a variety of projects including flannel pajama bottoms. No sewing experience needed, July 29-30, $35. Quilting camp open to ages 10 and up, must have sewing experience or have attended sewing camp. Campers will make a finished lap-sized quilt. July 31-Aug. 2, $45. http://www.northidahoquilters.com cherievidovich@gmail.com, http://www.northidahoquilters.com, (208) 659-2444.


Equine Camps

Lutherhaven Horse program at Shoshone Mountain Retreat. Develop your horse skills in the arena and on trails at Shoshone Creek Ranch, our rustic mountain guest ranch in a gorgeous creek-side setting. Daily horse time, plus popular camp activities like splashing in the swimming hole, the 40-foot natural climbing wall, tubing the river, crafts, campfire cooking, worship and Bible study. Operated under an Outfitter and Guides Permit from the Idaho Panhandle National Forests$511. lutherhaven.com (208) 667-3459

Relational Riding Academy Horse Camp in Cheney offers riding and educational group activities June-August for ages 8-13 such as arts and crafts. For experienced riders and those with little or no experience. Each session limited to 20 participants working in teams of two. Requires bicycle helmet, long pants, boots. Sessions June 24-28, July 15-19, July 29-Aug. 2, Aug. 19-23, $250. bmkb65@hotmail.com, http://www.RelationalRidingAcademy.com, (509) 290-4301.


Family Camps

You And Me Kid Family Camp at Sweyolakan, July 26-28, Camp Sweyolakan. Camp Fire invites adults to ride the boat and spend a weekend with a favorite young person. Enjoy hiking, boating, swimming, archery, ropes courses, beach BBQ. Meals included. Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, $80 adults, $45 youth age 3-18, children under 3 free, campfire@campfireinc.org, http://www.campfireinc.org, (509) 747-6191.


Overnight/Weekly Camps

Camp Cross, operated by the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane, offers a variety of camps on Lake Coeur d’Alene. Programs include Mission Camp June 23-28, grades 9-12, focuses on service work done off-site, levels $288, $234 or $360. Mini Camp, June 30-July 2, grades 2-3. Introductory session for new campers, $144, $162, $180. Days at the Lake, July 3-6, for families/individuals, $60/day for campers ages 16 and up, $45/day age 5-15, or free for below age 5. Intermediate Camp, July 7-12, grades 4-6, $288, $324, $360. Arts Camp, July 21-25, Camp Cross, grades 4-8. Blends faith and spirituality with the beauty of the arts. $240, $270, $300. Mid-High, July 28-Aug. 2, grades 7-9, $288, $324, $360. Senior High, Aug. 4-10, grades 10-12 and 2019 high school graduates, $336, $378, $420. campcross.org campcross@spokanediocese.org,

Camp Fire Camp Sweyolakan, June 27-Aug. 16. Boat access-only camp on Lake Coeur d'Alene offers opportunities for boys and girls grades 1-12 to unplug, explore nature, and connect through archery, boating, swimming, hiking, and handcrafts. Transportation from Spokane Community College available. Mini-Camp Experience June 30-July 2 (W-F), $240, Session 1 June 27-July 2, $475, Session 2 July 7-12, $475, Session 3 July 14-19, $475, Session 4 July 21-26, $475, Session 5 July 29-Aug 2 (M-F), $400, Session 6 Aug 4-9, $475, Session 7 Aug 11-16, $475, Junior Youth Leadership (CIT) program for grade 11 July 29-Aug 16, $850, Senior Youth Leadership Development (CIT) program for grade 12, June 27-July 26 $950, Camper Buddies, grade 8 and up, can attend for free, select sessions by application, Discounts for multiple sessions. $240-$475, campfire@campfireinc.org, http://www.campfireinc.org, (509) 747-6191.

Camp Four Echoes, Girl Scout Resident Camp on Lake Coeur d'Alene, open to 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. Grade 9-12 sessions run June 17-21 and 24-28, $225 members, $285 non-member, Camp Pro July 1-3 and Counselor Assistants remaining sessions. Grades 1-3 sessions run June 30-July 3, $245 members $305 non-members., July 7-12 July 21-26, July 28-Aug 2 $365 members $425 non-members, Aug 4-7, $245 members $305 non-members. Grades 4-5 and 6-8 sessions June 23-28, $365 members $425 non-members, June 30-July 3 $245 members $305 non-members, July 7-12, July 14-19, July 21-26, July 28-Aug. 2, $365 members, $425 non-members, Aug 4-7 $245 members, $305 non-members. Grades 7-9 June 23-July 3, $570 members, $630 non-members or $575 members $645 non-members, July 28-Aug. 7 $550 members $610 non-members. Grades 8-12 July 14-19, $365 members $425 non-members, July 28-Aug 2, $450 members, $510 non-members. Leadership program includes Adventures in Leadership June 23-July 3, $500 members $560 non-members, CIT 1 July 7-19, $525 members $585 non-members, CIT 2 July 21-Aug. 7, $550 members $560 non-members. Grade 9-12 sessions run June 17-21 and June 24-28, Volunteer Camp Pro July 1-3 and Volunteer Counselor Assistants remaining sessions. Grades 1-3 sessions run June 30-July 3, July 7-12 July 21-26, July 28-Aug 2 Aug 4-7. Grades 4-5 and 6-8 sessions June 23-28, June 30-July 3, July 7-12, July 14-19, July 21-26, July 28-Aug. 2, Aug 4-7. Grades 7-9 June 23-July 3, July 28-Aug. 7. Grades 8-12 July 14-19, July 28-Aug 2. Leadership programs include Adventures in Leadership June 23-July 3, CIT 1 July 7-19, CIT 2 July 21-Aug. 7. Prices vary depending on age/grade and dates. gsewni.org.

Camp Gifford. The Salvation Army operates camps at Loon Lake June 24-Aug. 2 for ages 7-12 years old, and one for teens 13-17 years old. Includes activities like swimming, sailing, archery, hiking, sports and more. $400, campgifford@usw.salvationarmy.org, http://www.campgifford.org or (509) 329-2759.

Camp Lutherhaven, a faith-based resident camp on Lake Coeur d'Alene, offers three-day and six-day camp sessions June 23-Aug. 11 for grades 1-12. Activities include ropes courses, campouts, water sports, Bible study, archery and more. $156-$416 (payment plans available).Programs also available through Shoshone Creek Ranch. Summer programs include Lutherhaven Family Camp, July 3-7, Families can experience a traditional sleep-away camp together in a faith-based setting. Cabin, yurt, tent and RV camping options. Prices vary based on camping options; Kindercamp, children are invited to experience sleep-away camp with a family member or adult. Kids ages 4-5 with an adult 18-plus, Aug. 2-4. $132/adult-child pair; $26 each additional child; Lutherhaven: Shoshone Odyssey, includes outdoor adventures you don’t get at Camp Lutherhaven like horseback riding, rock climbing, floating the North Fork of the Coeur d’Alene River June 30–July 5, July 21-26, Aug. 4-9 for grades 4-9. $380 (payment plans available). lutherhaven.com/Shoshone-odyssey; Shoshone Explorers June 23-28 and July 28-Aug. 2 for grades 7-9 and July 14-19 for grades 9-12, Spend a day floating the river, day hike the CdA River National Scenic Trail, plus horseback rides, rock climbing, and zip-lining! $284-$384 (payment plans available). lutherhaven.com/Shoshone-explorers; Lutherhaven: Trek Camp Water adventure camp formerly known as Outdoor Aug. 4-9 for grades 9-12, Aug. 11-16 for grades 7-9. Spend days around the area rafting, boating, stand-up paddle boarding, voyager canoeing, camping out and more. $465. Lutherhaven: Wake on the Lake, Water adventure program on Lake Coeur d’Alene. Spend the week water-skiing, wakeboarding and tubing. July 14-19 for grades 7-9, July 21-26 and July 28–Aug. 2 for grades 9-12. $465 (payment plans available). lutherhaven.com (208) 667-3459

Camp Spalding, offers a variety of resident programs throughout the summer, including half-week programs for grades 2-4, weekly programs for grades 5-6, 7-8 and 9-12. Presbyterian-affiliated camp on Davis Lake offers horses, swimming, boating; mountain boards; giant water trampoline; zip line into the water; ropes course; crafts; team sports and more. Summer programs also include Family Camp Aug. 14-18 and Mom/Dad & Me Overnight for grades K-2 and a parent June 14-15. $145-$485. http://www.campspalding.org

Inland Northwest Council of Boy Scouts of America camps for Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts include “Wild West and Cub Country” at Camp Cowles at Diamond Lake. Sessions are July 11-14 (family camp); July 18-21 (Cub Scouts), July 25-28 (Cub Scouts), Aug. 1-4 (Webelos.) Open to grades K-5, $155/Scout, $125/sibling, $100/adult, (509) 951-2727 or marcia.hunt@scouting.org. Camp Easton for Boy Scouts age 11-18. Weekly sessions June 23-29, June 30-July 6, July 7-13, July 14-20, July 21-27, July 29-Aug. 3, Aug. 5-10. $340/youth in council, $375 youth out of council, $165/adult. (406) 317-3827 or andrew.bell@scouting.org. Camp Grizzly for Boy Scouts ages 11-18, July 7-13, July 14-20, July 22-27. $340 in council, $355 out of council, $165/adult. (509)202-7722 or nicolas.cress@scouting.org. Info on all camps and other activities http://www.nwscouts.org/camping

Lazy F Camp and Retreat Center, Ellensburg, offers a wide range of age specific programming June 30–Aug. 16 to youth from kindergarten through high school for an awesome Christian, co-ed, residential camping experience Located on 110 acres of forest in the Manastash Canyon in the Eastern Cascade Mountain Foothills, Lazy F hosts non-profit groups for retreats, meetings, and conferences; Christian summer camps for children and youth; host school groups for environmental education opportunities; facilitate an excellent challenge course program; and offer retreats for adults throughout the year. Camps include Grand Camp, Grandparents and Grandkids Family Camp, July 7-10, K-6, $250 kids and $285, Primary, a camp for the beginning camper, July 7-10, 1st-3rd, $285, Leaders in Training, learning to be the next generation of camp leadership, July 7-11, 10-13, $355, Summer String Academy, a string camp tied with the classic camp experience, July 14-19, 7th-9th, $645, Summer String Academy, a string camp tied with the classic camp experience, July 21-26, 6th-9th, $645, Mid High Backwoods, outdoor camping experiences in a teepee, July 28 – Aug. 2, 7th-10th, $315, Elementary Camp, classic camping experience for elementary aged students, July 28 – Aug. 2, 3rd-6th, $380, Elementary Backwoods, outdoor camping experiences in a teepee for elementary aged students, Aug. 4-9, 4th-7th, $315, Wranglers, an opportunity to ride and learn how to take care of a horse for a week, Aug. 4-9, 4th-7th, $565, Middle School Camp, classic camping experience for middle school-aged students, Aug. 4-9, 6th-9th, $450, High School Camp, classic camping experience for high school-aged students, Aug. 11-16, 9th-13th, $450, office@lazyfcamp.org, lazyfcamp.org,( 509) 962-2780.

NEWA Junior Grange Camp, July 21-27, Lake Thomas, Colville. Activities can help kids enjoy camping, learn about the Grange family and have fun. Family grange membership not necessary but information will be provided for those who want to learn more. $175 OR $150 if received before July 1. Parents and guardians invited to visit Friday night for dinner and program, $5 apiece. newajrgrangecamp@gmail.com, http://www.wa-grange.com/JuniorCamps, (509) 830-0965.

Twin Eagles Wilderness Adventure Camps, day and overnight camps run June 10-Aug. 9 at locations in Sandpoint, Coeur d’Alene, Spokane and Priest River. Ages 6-18 can have experiences in small groups with authentic nature-based skills like wilderness survival, nature immersion, wildlife tracking, stealth and invisibility, wild edible/medicinal plants, sustainable living and more. Sessions include Wilderness Survival Day Camp 1 June 10-14, Sandpoint, ages 6-13; Wilderness Survival Day Camp Coeur d’Alene, June 17-21, ages 6-13. Wilderness Survival Day Camp Spokane, June 17-21, ages 6-13; Nature Ninjas Day Camp Sandpoint June 24-28, ages 6-13; Nature Ninjas Day Camp Spokane June 24-28, ages 6-13; Wilderness Survival Day Camp 2 Sandpoint, July 1-5, ages 6-13; Wilderness Survival Day Camp 2 Spokane July 1-5, ages 6-13; Nature Adventures Day Camp Sandpoint, July 8-12, ages 6-13; Nature Adventures Day Camp Spokane , July 8-12, ages 6-13; Overnight Camp July 21-26, Priest River, ages 10-13; Overnight Camp for Teens, July 29-Aug. 4 , Priest River, ages 13-18; Nature Ninjas Day Camp 2 Spokane, Aug. 5-9, ages 6 – 13. Day camps $285/week. Overnight camps are $675/week. info@twineagles.org http://www.TwinEagles.org (208) 265-3685

Twinlow Camp and Retreat Center in Rathdrum June 23-Aug. 16. Activities include swimming, games, making friends and singing. Camp is a ministry of the Pacific Northwest Conference of the United Methodist Church. Sessions include Counselors in Training (grades 11-13), June 23-July 3, $355; Family Camp (all ages), July 3-7, $75; Elementary Camp (grades 3-6), July 7-12, Aug. 11-16; Primary Camp (grades 1-3), June 30-July 3, Aug. 4-7, $160; Junior High Watersports (grades 6-9), July 7 - 12, Aug. 11-16, $385; High School Crossfire (grades 9-13), July 7-12, $335, Elementary Lake Camp (3-6th Grade), July 28 - August 2, $385; Elementary Fish 'n Sail (grades 3-6), August 4-9, $335; Junior High Camp (grades 6-9), July 28-Aug. 2, $335; Junior High Fine Arts Camp (grades 6-9), Aug. 4-9, $335; High School Dance, Drama, Debate (grades 9-13), August 11-16, $335; High School Watersports (grades 9-13,) Aug. 4-9, $385.Sibling discounts available. kathryn@twinlowcamp.org, http://www.twinlow.org, (208) 352-2671.

YMCA Camp Reed, June 16-Aug. 17, the oldest resident summer camp in the Inland Northwest provides youth with traditional summer camp programs like swimming in Fan Lake, arts and crafts, archery, hiking, sports, and fishing. Open to grades 3-9. Week 1, June 16-22, Y member $450, community member $470; Week 2, June 30-July 6, $450, Y member $450, community member $470; Week 3, July 14-20, Y Member - $500, community member $520; Week 4, July 21-27, Y member $500, community member $520; Week 5 July 28-Aug, 3, Y member $500, community member $520; Week 6, Aug. 4-10, Y member $500, community member $520; Week 7, Aug. 11-17, Y member $500, community member $520. CampReed@ymcainw.org, ymcainw.org, (509) 777-9622.


Special Need Camps

Camp Chmepa, July 19-21, Camp Lutherhaven on Lake Coeur d’Alene. Grief support camp for ages 7–15 grieving the loss of someone close. Campers enjoy traditional camp fun and friendship, as well as small group activities designed to sensitively address issues of grief. Camp provided by Hospice of Spokane at no cost. (509) 456-0438 or http://www.hospiceofspokane.org

Camp No Limits, July 16-19. This camp at Camp Cross on Lake Coeur d'Alene is available to people with limb loss and their families. Along with having fun with peers, campers learn about different adaptive equipment. Various professionals also volunteer their time, including physical therapists, occupational therapists. Adult amuputees will also be present as role models. The camp also includes group sessions for siblings and parents.

Camp You Bet I Can! (YBIC) Overnight Camp, Camp Fire Camp Sweyolakan, available for boys and girls ages 6-21 with disabilities or special needs. Camper Buddies assist campers throughout programming that includes handcrafts, hiking, swimming, boating and outdoor education. Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Session 1, June 27-July 2, $475; Session 2, July 7-12 $475;Session 3, July 14-19, $475; Session 4, July 21-26, $475; Session 5, July 29-Aug. 2 (M-F), $400; Session 6, Aug. 4-9, $475; campfire@campfireinc.org, http://www.campfireinc.org, (509) 747-6191.

Funshine Day Camp, June 24-Aug. 9, Shadle Park Shelter, Spokane, camp designed for those with developmental and/or physical disabilities. Each day, campers can interact and socialize with their peers through crafts, music, science experiments, books, board games, group activities, swimming and more. Weekly schedule includes field trips on Fridays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. daily. Most sessions $199, DDA funding accepted. Sessions include Kids Week 1: Mighty Jungle June 24-28, Kids Week 2: Dinosaur Week July 8-12; Kids Week 3: Rocketship Run July 15-19; Adult Week (ages 18-plus) July 22-26, Best of the Best; Kids Week 4 Pirate Week July 29-Aug. 2; Kids Week 5 Lights Camera Auction Aug. 5-9. 4:1 ratio of campers to staff. abusch@spokanecity.org, http://www.spokaneparks.org, (509) 625-6245.

NW BAVX GRP. LLC Brain and Body Integration, Balance-Auditory-Vision exercises for students K-12 and adults up to age 95 June 19-Aug 8. Bal-A-Vis-X promotes optimal physical and cognitive functioning. Everyone can benefit from brain and body exercises using bags, racquet balls and balance boards. Some of the many benefits include improved left/right brain communication, self regulation, memory, eye/hand coordination, visual tracking, proficiency in written/oral language, auditory processing, focus, motor coordination and balance. Decreased impulsivity, behaviors and anxiety. 12412 East Desmet Ave Suite E-2, Spokane 9 am to 6 p.m. by appointment Tues- Thurs. $30 per session (approximately 1 hour), nwbavxgrp@gmail.com, nwbavxgrp.org, (509) 954-5114.

Special needs camps at Lutherhaven include Champ Camp, June 23-28 for ages 8-21, and June 30-July 3, for ages 18-plus. Youth with special needs can experience traditional sleep-away camp activities including swimming, hikes, arts and crafts and more in a faith-based setting. June $250-$416; Or Family Champ Camp, Aug. 9-11, weekend designed for families who have a child or children with developmental or physical needs. Activities including swimming, hikes, arts and crafts and more in a faith-based setting. $70-$110. lutherhaven.com


Vacation Bible Camps

Hope Lutheran Church VBS, “We All Believe,” July 8-12, Spokane Valley. Grades PreK-5 can attend this free half-day program that runs from 9 a.m.-noon and includes lunch. Children will learn about Christ through singing hymns, crafts, games and skits. (509) 924-1630 Visit hlutheran.org/vbsinfo.html, sign up on Facebook. cassieke@outlook.com, http://www.hlutheran.org, (509) 924-1630

Mission Camp, Camp Cross, June 23-28, operated by the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane, grades 9-12, offers a variety of camps on Lake Coeur d’Alene. Programs include Mission Camp June 23-28, focuses on service work done off-site, levels $288, $234 or $360. campcross.org campcross@spokanediocese.org,


Women's Camps

Camp Fire Women's Retreat at Camp Sweyolakan, Sept. 6-8, 28th annual women's-only weekend includes games, crafts, massage, classes, along with traditional camp activities like hiking, archery, boating and swimming. Ages 18 and up. Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, $115 registration with optional add-ons. campfire@campfireinc.org, http://www.campfireinc.org, (509) 747-6191.