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2013 Summer Camps and Enrichment
Please feel free to contact Carolyn Ullman about any of these summer programs. These resources are meant as a guide and not an endorsement of one camp or program.
Adventure Without Limits (ages 7 and older)
Outdoor adventures for all ages and abilities.
Audubon Society of Portland (ages 6-18)
Camps, trips and classes conducted spring and summer for students desiring a nature experience.
Camp SCRAP (ages 5-9 and 7-12)
Let your student’s imagination run wild while learning to protect the world we live in. Create art and projects. Two one-week sessions: June 17-June 28, 2013
“Super” camp for two weeks in July.
Camp Vida (ages 3-6 and 6-9)
Once again Providence Montessori School will offer Camp Vida for campers three to nine years of age. Camp starts June 21 and runs for ten weeks! They will offer dance, cooking, fine art, beautiful music, host guest artists and have loads of outdoor fun. Part time and full time sessions are offered.
Catlin Gabel School Summer Programs (ages preschool-high school)
Catlin Gabel Summer Programs class offerings range from arts and music, modern languages, writing, SAT prep, outdoor education, service and more.The dates for most 2013 summer classes are June-August and serve preschool through high school students. www.catlin.edu 503-297-1894 X406
Celebrate the Arts at Willowbrook Tualatin (ages 3-18)
Performing and Visual Arts, Nature. June-August.
Chess Odessey Summer Camp (ages 6-19)
Appropriate for any player who knows the basic rules of chess. (Various locations)
Grace Art Camp
Registration for ONE week-long session is open to children in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade—ages 4 to 12 (4- and 5-year-olds must be used to a full-day program and be able to use the bathroom independently). June 24-August 16, 2013
Jesuit Summer Sports Camps (Grades K-8)
Many camps available for all ages and grades.
Contact: Martha Cope (503) 291-5486
Mad Science Camps (ages 4-12)
All Mad Science Camps are 1-week (5 days) long, Monday through Friday. Camp lengths may vary from half-day (3 hours) to full day (6 or 7 hours). Start times vary by location.
MADE for Kids-Concordia University Theater Arts Camp (grades 2-8)
Improve your skills in acting, singing, dancing, & writing as fully-staged shows based on classic adventure tales from around the world are created.
Contact Holly Goodrich 503-280-8614
Mittleman Jewish Community Center (preschool to grade 8)
Week-long, multi week and full summer program: Arts, Sports, Academics, Day Camps.
Multnomah Arts Center (ages birth to adult)
Week-long, mult-week camps concentrating on Arts and nature.
Northwest Children’s Theater and Academy (ages 3 to adult)
Week-long, multi-week camps in dramatic arts.
OMSI Science classes (ages K-8)
Week-long, multi-week classes in Science and Engineering
Oregon Episcopal School Summer Programs (ages PK-adult)
Week-long, multi-week camps to full summer care in the arts, sports, academics, etc.
Portland State University Summer Reading Skills Programs (grades PK-11th graders)
Designed a taught by The Institute of Reading Development
Classes meet once a week June-August in Aloha, Lake Oswego and Portland locations.
Oregon Humane Society ( grades 3rd-7th, 9:30-4:00)
OHS summer day campers are involved with the socializing, training, and grooming OHS pets. In addition, they have discussions with guest speakers who work with animals, including dog trainers, OHS Humane Investigations staff, the Reptile man, and others.
503-285-7722 or www.oregonhumane.org
Oregon Zoo (grades PK-12)
Week-long, multi-week camps in biology and zoology.
Portland Actors Conservatory (ages 8-18)
Week-long, multi-week hands-on theater arts training. No audition required.
Saturday Academy Summer Programs (grades 2-12)
Classes throughout the weeks of summer in arts and academics.
Shaking the Tree (ages 5-13)
Shaking The Tree is "Sprouting the Classics” for the fifth year in a row by inviting children and teens to enter into the wonderful world of classic literature through drama. Each camp uses the dramatic arts to bring a different beloved story (or collection of stories) to life.
Visit www.shaking-the-tree.com for more information.
Contact: Samantha Van De Merwe at 503-235-0635 (Classes fill up fast!!)
Sound Roots-Summer Rock Camp (ages 6-14)
During camp, kids ages 6-14 get matched with up to six bandmates of similar age and skill level. Together, they name their band, choose a song to learn, design fliers, even learn to write their own songs! At the end, there is a performance at a local music venue -- a REAL show, played to adoring fans, on stage LIVE! This camp fills up fast!!!
Southwest Community Center (ages birth to adult)
Full summer care and week-long, multi-week classes in Arts, sports, day camp, etc.
TAG Challenge Camp, Our Place in the Universe (Saturday Academy in affiliation with University of Portland)…Teacher recommendation required
Students entering grades 4 & 5 @ Reed College
Students entering grades 6-8 @ University of Portland
For details call: 503-200-5880 or go to http://tinyurl.com/SATAG4-5
Tears of Joy Puppet Camp (ages 5-12)
Students will create puppets, mask and plays and perform at the end of camp.
TrackersPDX (ages 4 to adult and families)
Campers do more in one day than most camps do in a summer. Campers get outdoors, train archery, learn traditional skills and have fantastic adventures.
2012 Summer school Programs for Students with Learning Differences or Difficulty with Basic School Skills
Please feel free to contact Carolyn Ullman about these summer programs: email@example.com. These resources are meant as a guide and do not endorse or promote specific programs.
Program: Blosser Center Program (Rev up your Reading – Orton-Gillingham)
Dates: July 8-August 12th
Ages: Grades 1-6
Location: The Blosser Center
Program: Gately Academy Summer Camps
Dates: June 24 to July 28th
Times: morning (9-11:30 or afternoon (12:15-2:45)
Ages: entering grades 4-6
Concentration: Reading, Writing, Math, Social Thinking
Location: Gately Academy, 205 NE 50th Ave., Portland
Fees: $575.00 (Applications usually due in May)
Contact: Susan Decker 503-215-2672
Program: Thomas Edison Middle School Summer Program
Dates: June 24-July 26 (M-F, 5 weeks)
Ages 6-8 grade
Concentration: Remedial reading, Writing and Math (Thematic)
Location: Thomas Edison (Jesuit High School)
Fees: $895 (Financial Aid Applications must be received by May 15th)
Contact: Colleen O’Mahony, 503-297-2336x205
www.taedsionhs.org (online registration begins March 1)
Program: Read Well and others at Lake Oswego Community School
Dates: sessions run at different times June-August
Times: 60 minute sessions run between 8:00-11:00
Ages: Grades K-6
Concentration: Math, Reading and Writing (some locations)
Location: Four Lake Oswego Elementary School
Fees: $155-235.00 (many sessions at each site)
Contact: 503-534-2303 http://www.losdcommunityschool.org
The Children’s Program
Classes vary from Yoga Calm to skills for middle schoolers to tutoring.
Contact: www.thechildrensprogram.com, (503) 452-8002