If you haven’t booked all your summer camps yet, don’t panic! Some fantastic camps all over Portland still have spaces available! Here are 10 camps with space available:
MJCC Day Camp encourages growth, inspires confidence, and provides the framework for lasting memories and friendships. Enjoy full-day fun all summer long from 7:30 am – 6:00 pm. Activities include sports, arts, swimming, rock climbing, cooking, and more! Open to everyone ages 3-15. Programs are age-appropriate, fun, and safe. The MJCC has an outstanding aquatic facility that allows kids to swim and enjoy the water safely under the close supervision of certified lifeguards. Full-day or half-day sessions. #BestSummerEver
Dates: June 24-August 23
Location: Mittleman Jewish Community Center, 6651 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland
Cost: $98-$320/week, depending on camp
Vibe Studio engages kids through the arts all summer long! Each week-long camp has a different theme, projects, and amazing art & music opportunities! Artists and musicians will build relationships with each other, explore their own process of creativity and learn from incredible Portland teaching artists! Camps themes include Nature, Plastic Arts, Superheroes, Drawing, World Folk Art, Oceans, Bugs!, and more!
Dates: June 3 – August 23
Location: Vibe Studio : 5633 SE Division St, Portland;
East Winds Band Camp (July 29-Aug 2 only) at Mt. Hood Community College
Tennis/Golf development programs. K-Lean’s focuses on providing a FUN, fast paced, and a game based approach. Their approach adds excitement and enjoyment for the kids as they learn through a progression of drills and games specific for each of the levels of play. K-Lean’s teaches with passion, loads of energy, and space for kids to realize and attain their potential.
Dates: June 17-August 22
Location: Glendoveer Golf & Tennis, 14015 NE Glisan St., Portland
Cost: $168-$448/week, depending on camp
At OIBA, the internationally acclaimed Prima Ballerina Xuan Cheng leads a team of nurturing master teachers who cultivate beauty, confidence, health, love and responsibility, inspiring young dancers to fulfill their dreams. Students greatly look forward to OIBA’s Summer Intensive which offers immersive opportunity of the highest quality in a wide array of classical ballet and contemporary dance programs for all levels, beginner to advanced. In this creative, supportive and structured environment, OIBA students improve physical development, social awareness, cognitive skills, emotional maturity, and artistic sensitivity, all while having fun and making lifelong friends!
Dates: July 8 – August 17
Location: 10226 SW Park Way, Portland
Cost: Varies. See website.
Coding with Kids offers a variety of STEM summer camps for children of all skill levels in the Portland Metro from ages 5 to 18. Our proven curriculum drives engagement and learning outcomes, while our small class sizes ensure plenty of personalized attention. We have camps in Game Development, Minecraft Modding, Roblox, 2D and 3D Animation, App Development, Robotics & Electronics, and more! Check out our website for a complete list of camps, locations, and schedule.
Dates: Weekly throughout summer
Location: Amazon Headquarters PDX, Multiple Portland locations, Beaverton, Lake Oswego, Tigard, Hillsboro and McMinnville
This summer, experience the power of authentic outdoor adventure. Avid4 Adventure summer camps teach K – 7th graders of all levels to climb, paddle, bike, hike and thrive in the outdoors. With help from their time-tested curriculum and experienced instructors, Avid give campers solid outdoors skills and character-shaping confidence they can use at camp and beyond, launching them into a lifetime of empowering adventure. Camps run weekly from June – August. Learn more and sign up at Avid4.com, call 720-249-2412 or email [email protected].
Dates: June 17-August 16
Location: 6/17-8/9 at Catlin Gabel School; 8/12 – 8/16 at West Hills Christian School
Come experience life on the farm. Each day children will have the opportunity to learn about a different aspect of farming such as animal care, horse riding, gardening, cooking, cheese making, fiber carding. Meet the lovely alpacas, ostriches, goats, horses and more. Get a little dirty and have a lot of fun!
Dates: July 15-19: 8:30 am-11:30 am for ages 5-7; August 12-16: 8:30 am-11:30 am for ages 8-10
Location: 29700 SW Mountain Rd, West Linn
Art of STEM offers camps for kids who like to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math through hands-on projects!
In TinkerMaker Summer Camp, project-based learning helps elementary students visualize and problem solve. Activities include Reverse Engineering, Upcycled Inventions, Art with Circles and Spirographs, Science of Mixtures and Solutions, Design Fairy Tale Character Houses, and Engineering a Tiny House on Wheels.
In Driving STEM with Bots and Race Cars, kids use radio-controlled race cars, tinker projects, and bot building to “Explore the Art of STEM.”
Dates: TinkerMaker Summer Camp: June 17 – June 21; Driving STEM with Bots and Race Cars: June 24 – June 28
Ages: TinkerMaker Summer Camp Ages 8-12; Driving STEM with Bots and Race Cars Ages 8-11
Location: TinkerMaker Toy Store, 7401 N Burlington Ave., Portland
Cost: TinkerMaker Summer Camp: Half Day $145, Full Day $285; Driving STEM with Bots and Race Cars: $250/week
Revolution Parkour has 3 locations with dozens of themed camps and parkour training specific camps. All camps are two and a half hours long for 5 days with a 30 minute pick up and drop-off window before and after the camp.
Dates: All Summer
Locations: Beaverton, Gresham and Tualatin
Connecting children to nature for over 45 years! Nature Day Camp aims to inspire and nurture relationships with nature by creating experiences rooted in belonging, curiosity and exploration. Their goal is to create a safe and inclusive environment where campers cultivate ecological and cultural understanding while building life-long friendships in our unique, urban forest. Nature Day Camps balance camp traditions like songs, skits, hikes, crafts, and games with hands-on field studies designed to enhance science education and connection to the natural world. Friends of Tryon Creek offers scholarships to individuals with varied economic backgrounds and under-served communities.
Dates: June 17–August 30
Location: Tryon Creek State Natural Area, 11321 SW Terwilliger Ave, Portland