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2016 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.
The Burlingame Space
Music classes, workshops and lessons
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.
Once again Portland Montessori School will offer Camp Vida for campers. 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. June-August
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 2016 summer classes are June 27-8/5 and serve preschool through high school students with extended care available. 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 week-long session is open to children in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade. June -August
Hollywood Theater Summer Film Camp
(pending updated information)
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). Many locations. 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 Sarah Grace Shewbert 503-280-8586
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.
Oregon Humane Society ( grades 3-high school )
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.
Camp Counselor training available.
503-285-7722 or www.oregonhumane.org
Oregon Zoo (grades PK-12)
Week-long, multi-week camps in biology and zoology.
Pacific Northwest College of Art
Portland Actors Conservatory (ages 8-18)
Week-long, multi-week hands-on theater arts training. No audition required.
Sauvie Island Center
Farm Day Camp in July and August
School of Rock PORTLAND (Four different week-long camps available)
1440 SE Hawthorne BlvdPortland, OR 97201
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” 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.
St. Clare Sports Camps with Mrs. Cree, Ms. Mac and Ms. Glasgow
St. Marys Academy for 6, 7, 8th graders
Study skills, organization and preparing for tests
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: 503-200-5858 or go to saturdayacademy.org
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.
Campers will harvest from the field, cook and craft in an Urban Grange and Farmhouse, and explore a farm and wetlands. Camp activities include digging in the Children’s Gardens, creating plant potions, adventuring on the farm, and enjoying the ripest of fruits! Need-based scholarships, Extended Day, and sibling discounts are available.
Contact Program Assistant Rob Cato. June- August
11741 SE Foster Road Portland, Oregon 97266 Tel.503.282.4245
2016 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. These resources are meant as a guide and do not endorse or promote specific programs.
Park Academy, Lake Oswego
Explore Your Brain Power, Amps Camps and others
Program: Blosser Center Program (Rev up your Reading – Orton-Gillingingham)
Ages: Grades 1-6
Location: The Blosser Center
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.
Program: Thomas Edison Middle School Summer Program
Dates: June -August (M-F, 5 weeks)
Ages 6-8 grade
Concentration: Remedial reading, writing, math and enrichment
Location: Thomas Edison@ (Jesuit High School)
(Financial Aid Applications must be received by May 15th)
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 Schools
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. www.childrensprogram.com
University of Portland-School of Education
July 5th-August 4th
Focuses on math, language arts and other subject areas
503-943-7135 or email email@example.com
Most of the area's high schools have programs to teach new skills or enhance skills.