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Summer Camps & Activities


FREE LUNCH (USDA Summer Food Program)

18 and under. Lunch will be served daily around noon at the Park shelter. Food is provided and prepared by the federally subsidized USDA Summer Food Program and served on a first come first serve basis. Menus will be posted at the Park shelter. (Artie the Art Bus will be at Emerald Park from 10:00a-12p. on T,Th. New art projects each day.)
M-F . . . 12-1p . . . 6/26-8/25




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Playschool Fun Camp

Ages 2-3. Give your preschooler the opportunity to interact with children his/her own age. Our activities will enhance their physical, social, mental, and emotional well-being. Activities include: arts, crafts, songs, stories, water play, large muscle play and more. Please dress your child in play clothes. Fill out a permission slip at the time of registration. Instructors: Carolyn McMullin & Katelyn Chalus. Full week only, no daily fee offered.

M-F . . . 9-11a . . . $50 ID/$60 OD 

Week 1 . . . 6/25–29 | Gardening and Nature
Planting seeds, exploring different plants and bugs and learning to become healthy eaters.

No Camp . . . 7/2-7/6


Week 2 . . . 7/9-7/13 | Wild & Wacky Animals 
From the low lands to the tops of the mountains. From the smallest to the largest. We will explore different animals throughout the week. 

Week 3 . . . 7/16-7/20 | Our Neighborhood & Beyond
Who are our neighbors? Come and explore with special people that make up our community.  Police Officers, Doctors,
Dentists, Teachers, Mail Carriers and Firefighters.

No Camp . . . 7/23-7/27


Week 4 . . . 7/30-8/3 | Dino to Rocket Ships
Join us as we travel from the prehistoric era all the way to the moon and outer space.

Week 5 . . . 8/6-8/10 | Beach Extravaganza
Explore the ocean from its depths all the way to the shore line. We will include water activities and end with a luau on our make believe beach.


Summer Daze Camps ButterflySummer Daze Camps

Ages 4 & 5. (no age exceptions). Your little ones will have fun in a safe and nurturing environment at River Road Park. We will play games, make crafts, sing songs and make friends all summer long. Please dress your child appropriately for the weather and bring a sack lunch, drink, swim suit and towel every day. We will play in the wading pool if weather permits (70 & sunny). Fill out a permission slip at the time of registration. Instructors: Sally Pravel / Charlotte Goshie. Full week only, no daily fee offered.
M-F . . . 9a-1p . . . By the week $80 ID/$100 OD

Week 1 . . . 6/18-6/22 | Fairies and Wizards
From magical potions to sparking wands, we travel to the imaginative world of castles and beyond. Come to camp and be ready to enter into the world of make believe! (Wading pool under construction this week).


Week 2  . . . 6/25-6/29 | Pirates & Princesses
You can be a pirate, a mermaid, or a sea captain as we travel the seven seas of imagination. We’ll experience ocean adventures, and explore the life and treasures found beneath the sea. We’ll be doing a lot of water play and “wet” hands on activities. ! (Wading pool under construction this week).


No Camp . . . 7/2-7/6


Week 3  . . . 7/9-7/13 | Going Green
All of our projects will be made from recycled goods. Learn about composting, re-using, re-cycling and leaving a very small carbon footprint.


Week 4  . . . 7/16-7/20 | Construction Chaos
Calling all engineers and building fanatics!! We will be building all sorts of things out of blocks, wood, Legos and recycled products. Use your imagination and see what you can come up with!


Week 5  . . . 7/23-7/27 | Creepy Crawly Bugs Camp!!
Let’s take a close look at things that grow and live in our backyard! During our camp, we’ll take a look at bugs, birds and things that grow and do some planting of our own.


Week 6  . . . 7/30-8/3 | Mad Scientists
We will do fun, kid friendly science experiments each day. During the week, we will explore some natural science specimens, take a scavenger hunt and immerse ourselves in the wonders of the world.


Week 7  . . . 8/6-8/10 | Fun Food & Fitness
We will keep on the move with Zumba, Yoga, running, outdoor games and swimming. During our inside time we will be learning and tasting some healthy and delicious recipes.


Week 8  . . . 8/13-8/17 | Kings, Queens  & Castles
Welcome to your fairy tale! Did you ever want to be a King, Queen, Prince or a Princess for a day? Now’s your chance! Live your fantasy through dress up and role playing.


Week 9 . . . 8/20-8/24 | Tell me a Story
Stories from all around the world. We’ll have special guest readers to go along with our daily themes. You never know where we will end up!


Summer Adventure Camps

Entering grades 1-5 (fall 2018). Adventure camps promise you a summer of fun to remember. Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt during their first session of summer. All camps held at River Road Park. Permission slip and medical release are required at time of registration. Bring a swim suit and towel each day. Dress appropriately for the weather and activities. Camp groups will be formed by grade levels. Full week only, no daily fee offered. Field trips are on Thursdays. Drop off for camp begins at 7:30a in the modular building. Camp begins at 9a Please be on time for camp, strict time lines are set for field trip days.
M-F . . . 9a-4p . . . Weekly: $120 ID $140 OD
FIELD TRIP WEEKS: Weekly: $130 ID $150 OD


Extra Care
Children signed up for Adventure Camps are eligible for extended day care. Children may stay as late as 6p. Fees must be paid in advance.
M-F   . . . 4-6p  . . . Daily $10 ID/OD Weekly $45 ID/OD


Week 1 . . . 6/18-6/22 | Sports & More
Soccer, basketball, baseball, volleyball. What’s your favorite sport? We will be playing all sorts of sports this week. So wear your runnin’ shoes and come ready to move.


Week 2  . . . 6/25-6/29 | Fab Lab
Fun kid friendly science experiments each day, will it sink or will it float? Fizzle, explode or pop? We will find many different ways to create science. Experiments to dazzle the mind!


Week 3 . . .  7/2-7/6 | Stars & Stripes
No camp on Wednesday July 4th. America’s having a birthday and you’re invited! Celebrate your independence with a fun filled week of games and crafts all about the USA! Bring a t-shirt for our annual tie-dye party then we will end the week with a good old fashioned BBQ!
M,T,Th,F . . . $100 ID $115 OD $37/week aftercare


Week 4 . . . 7/9-7/13 | Animal Planet
(Field Trip)
Are you ready to swing like a monkey, slither like a snake, swim like a fish, and frolic like a peacock? This week we will be hanging out with the animals, and traveling to the Portland zoo.


Week 5 . . . 7/16-7/20 | Master Chef Junior
We will be cooking in the kitchen this week. Kids will be learning how to make new recipes from around the world each day. Each camper will get to take home a recipe book of the dishes they made throughout the week.


Week 6 . . .  7/23-7/27 | Myths & Legends
(Field Trip) Myths and Legends are brought to life this week as we explore tales from days, past to present.  From Loch ness to Bigfoot to the Tooth Fairy! Come to camp for an adventurous week. Groups 1 & 2 will be going to explore the Enchanted Forest. Group 3 & 4 will be heading to Newport to visit Ripley’s Believe it or Not, Wax Works, and the Undersea Gardens.


Week 7 . . . 7/30-8/3 | Twist and Shout
Can you twist and shout to new songs and old? Let’s turn up the music, beat the drums, hula your hips and Dance your way through the Week! Let’s create our own instruments and move our feet. We’ll finish the week with a dance party to show off your moves!


Week 8 . . . 8/6-8/10 | Just Keep Swimming
(Field Trip) Get your swimsuits on and let’s party in the water. This week we will be playing and having fun in the water. Adventure camp will also be heading up to Corvallis to play at the Osborn Aquatic Center. Groups 1 & 2 will go to the Osborn Aquatic Center on Wednesday August 15 and groups 3 & 4 will go to the Osborn Aquatic Center on Thursday, August 16.


Week 9 . . . 8/13-8/17 | In a Galaxy Far Far Away
May the force be with you! From the dark side to the light side, we’ll explore the world of Jedi’s and Siths. We’ll look at planets and constellations so we can maneuver through the galaxy. 


Week 10 . . . 8/20-8/24 | It’s the Final Countdown…
Day 5: Game Day ~ Kids will get to choose their favorite games to play today.
Day 4: Waterworks ~ We will be having fun in the sun and playing in the water.
Day 3: Art -Antics!! ~ Today will be all about creating beautiful art.
Day 2: PJ Day ~ Let’s start the day with a summer camp slideshow, and hang in our PJ’s all day.
Day 1: It’s a Party ~ Crazy hair, hanging out with friends, and celebrating the last day of camp.


Teens in Action Camp

Entering grades 6 through age 15. Group size limited to 18. Fill out permission slips at the time of registration. Instructors: Ginger Thramer & David Carrasco. Drop off for camp begins at 8:30a. Camp begins at 9a. Please be on time for drop off and pick up for Teen Camp. Strict time lines are set for Field trip days.
M-Th . . . 9a-4p . . . Weekly $140 ID $160 OD


Week 1 . . . 6/25 -6/28 | Sports of All Sorts
Throughout the week we will be playing and participating in sports of all kinds.  Hit a baseball, go bowling, swimming, rock climbing and finish the week at Wing’s and Waves. Come and join us for a great time.


Week 2 . . . 7/9-7/12 | Cool in the Pool
Sand boarding in Florence and we will hop around town to various pools.  Many ways to get wet and stay cool and finish the week by rafting the McKenzie River.


Week 3 . . . 7/23-7/26 | Take a Hike
Come join us for a hike or two or three or four!!!! We will see how clear Blue Pool is, challenge ourselves on the ropes course at Spener’s Butte and hike the Artic and Safari at the Portland Zoo.


Week 4 . . . 8/6-8/9 | H2O
This week we will explore many ways to enjoy and play in the water.  We will swim in some pools around town and have a SCUBA lesson with Margaret and finish the week with rafting the McKenzie River.


Week 5 . . .  8/20-8/23 | The Grand Finale
Let’s wrap up the summer with a trip to Get Air, Oaks Park and Bullwinkle’s.  Don’t miss out on this awesome day!

Lego Camps


Intro to STEM with LEGO® Materials

Ages 5-7. Summer Give your imagination a boost with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as: Cities, Garbage Trucks, Catamarans, and Dinosaurs. Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course.
7/9-7/13 . . . M-F . . . 2-5p . . . $90 ID/$110 OD


Ninjaneering with LEGO® Materials

Ages 7-11. Enter the world of Ninjago and become an apprentice Ninjaneer! Learn the way of Spinjitzu, build the Fire Temple, race Skull Trucks, and encounter the mighty Dragon! Imagine and build unique and fun LEGO projects with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor while exploring the fantasy world of Ninjago. This is an ideal way to prepare young Ninjaneers for the challenge of Ninjaneering Masters with LEGO camp.
7/23-7/27 . . . M-F . . . 2-5p . . . $90 ID/$110 OD


Ninjaneering Masters with LEGO® Materials

Ages 7-11. Master the world of Ninjago by becoming a Ninjaneer! Tame the Ice Dragon, motorize your Blade

Cycle, design the Dark Fortress, and hone your Spinjitzu battle skills! In this advanced LEGO camp, Ninjaneering masters will learn real world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture while exploring the fantasy world of Ninjago.
8/6-8/10 . . . M-F . . . 2-5p . . . $90 ID/$110 OD



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