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:
The Hangout’s fun and enriching summer camps are designed for the artist of every level! From the novice painter to the expert clay maker, The Hangout works with all campers to inspire creativity, self-confidence, and friendship while introducing them to new art mediums and exciting experiences! Each week they take a deep dive into a different art medium and give kids the tools to explore the reaches of their imagination!
Oregon Repertory Singers
Summer Sing! is a day camp for K–5 students. Learn to read and sing music through fun games, rehearsals, and other activities. Camp concludes with a concert and party. Summer Sing! is led by Coty Raven Morris, an experienced and sought-after choral and summer camp director. Two one-week sessions available (east and west side locations) in order to better serve the broader community. Financial Aid Available. Space filling up fast!
Rogue Pack Theatre Collective
Does your child love to perform? Rogue Pack Theatre Collective still has summer acting camp spots open! Special Offer: Full-Day only $395 with coupon code: rogue
Catalyst Education and Career Pathways
Summer Technology Camp by Catalyst offers 5-day, ½ day sessions for grades 5th-8th. Students will learn, experience, and create a final “product” using technology! Kids can choose from a variety of topics: podcasting, graphic design, coding-gamification, machine learning, videography, 3D printing, and more! Group sizes are kept small to allow for one-on-one attention. Visit CatalystPathways.com/Summer-Tech-Camps to learn more and register before space runs out!
There’s still time to enroll in Friendly House Summer Camp! Their day camps are open to all kids entering 1st–6th grade and feature unique themes each week (e.g. nature, puppetry, arcade games and more!), hands-on learning, fun projects, and cool field trips, from OMSI, to Ape Caves, to the Oregon Coast. Join Friendly House staff in their welcoming neighborhood center in NW Portland and go explore together!
Scholarships and financial assistance are available!
North Clackamas Parks & Recreation
Make this the best summer ever! NCPRD offers a wide variety of affordable day camps to keep kids of active and having fun all season long. There are still spaces left in sports camps, including flag football, basketball, lacrosse, cross country, pickleball, volleyball, tennis and soccer. See the full schedule at ncprd.com/summer-camps.
Follow your curiosity this summer with Saturday Academy‘s day camp and classes. Explore STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math) in-person and online in a wide variety of ways — from animation to sports science. Classes and camps run from June 27 to August 5. Tuition assistance is available for all of our classes and camps. Class tuition is charged on a sliding scale. There is no application.
PIVOT PDX summer camps are designed for kids who love music and want to move & groove! Kids will dance and sing to the songs they know and love, choreography will be created on the spot through their free, expressive movement, and performing will be at their comfort level. No experience necessary. PIVOT together and dance!
Oregon Children’s Theatre
Keep the teen in your life learning this summer! OCT is offering full-day pairings of their most popular Acting Academy camps for kids ages 11 and up. These classes will challenge and excite your teen, with topics ranging from musical theatre, advanced acting and scene study, or behind-the-scenes options like directing or playwriting. Enroll your teen in these camp pairings and keep them engaged in their craft, or encourage them to learn something new!
The IPRC’s Show:Tell Camps are back for Summer 2022! Camp offerings include a week of Comics, Screenprinting & Zines for middle grades, and two options for high school including Letterpress, & Bookarts, or Creative Writing, Zines & Screenprinting. Come learn about printmaking and publishing with IPRC Teaching Artists. Registration includes a year of IPRC Membership to encourage printmaking & zine-making all year long.
Tucker Arts Camp
Creativity stARTs here: Your child can travel the world at Tucker Arts Camp this summer! Come explore music, visual art, movement, and more. Campers will experience cultural themes and storytelling traditions each week at our beautiful outdoor campus in SE Portland. Weekly themes include Tales of South America, European Myth and Legends, Stories from the Pacific Islands, Aboriginal Art and Stories, Chinese Fables and Art. Find a full list of themes online.
PAM CUT // Center for an Untold Tomorrow
The Center for an Untold Tomorrow is the place to be for what’s new, now, next in multimedia storytelling. Kids and teens ages 8 – 14 can learn from working artists and immerse themselves in media arts, animation, gaming, podcasts, and technology.
Spots available in Ear Buds: Podcasting Camp; Game Jam! Video Game Design; Sightz & Soundz: DJing Summer Camp.
NW Adventure Company
Our week-long Summer Adventure camps focus on fostering community in a natural environment. Each week is unique and builds upon previous camps while also existing by themselves. On a typical day your camper may shoot target archery, visit rescued goats and pigs on a farm, plunge knee deep into an Oregon river to hunt for crawdads in their natural habitat or put on costumes and take up foam armaments to quest for treasure and glory.
Mad Science of Portland & Vancouver
Explore! Experiment! Discover! Mad Science Camp gives kids the opportunity to learn about the world around them through hands-on activities and exciting demonstrations. Robots! Rockets! Investigations! Inventions! There is something for everyone at Mad Science Camp.
Half day and full day options available!
Class size is limited. PPE available. Rooms and equipment cleaned before and after each class.
Looking for a place to unplug and get outside this summer? Held in a multitude of SE, NE, and North Portland parks, BaxterSports Camps offer a holistic approach to teaching and coaching kids. Their award winning camps are fun, active, and engaging no matter your child’s experience or skill level. Mixing traditional sports with a variety of creative games, BaxterSports coaches are continually finding ways to promote positivity, fair play, and the importance of community.
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