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Summer Camps 2015: Day Camps 

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Counselor-in-Training Program| Teens learn skills for working with children in a day-camp setting, as well as first aid and CPR certification. Ages 13-17. May 13, 20, 27 and June 3, 9, and 10; times vary. Must attend all sessions; counselor shadowing also required. $85. 720-5408

SGS Lower School Adventure camp| An outdoor adventure-themed day camp offering rock-climbing, hiking, geocaching, fort building and kayaking. Grades 3-5. June 15-19, 9 am-noon. $150. 466-1636

Winnie the Pooh Adventure| Explore the imaginary world of the Hundred Acre Wood through stories, songs and art projects. Ages 3-5. June 15-19, 12-3 pm. $62.

Cardboard Drive-In Movie| Roll into the library with a cardboard car to watch "The Incredibles." The library also offers supplies to make a car two hours before the movie. All ages. June 17, 6 pm (Evergreen Elem.) and June 19, 5:30 pm (Broadway Elem.). Free.

Nature Adventures Day Camp| Day camp teaching outdoor awareness and stewardship through games, crafts, songs and exploration. Ages 6-13. June 15-19 (Sandpoint) and June 22-26 (Spokane) from 9 am-3 pm. $275. 208-265-3685

Twin Eagles Preschool Day Camp| Camp for young children to teach appreciation and understanding for nature, through activities and games. Ages 3-6. June 15-19 (Sandpoint) and June 22-26 (Spokane), 9 am-1 pm. $185. 208-265-3685

Animal Explorers| A week all about animals, offering field trips, hands-on activities and summer recreational activities. Ages 6-12. June 22-26, 8:30 am-5:30 pm. $139. 482-0708

Jungle Jammin'| Campers listen to jungle stories, make crafts and create jungle rhythms and songs. Ages 3-5. June 22-26, 12:30-3 pm. $62.

Knights of Veritas| Travel back to the Middle Ages for swordfighting demos and handle authentic swords, try on armour and more. Ages 5+. June 22-26; times/branch locations vary. Free.

Ultimate Gamer| Play Wii games, board games, outside games and gym games. Grades K-6. June 22-26. $150. 326-6595

Youth Adventure Camp| A five-day camp exploring the great outdoors of North Idaho including rock climbing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, rafting and more. Ages 12-16. June 22-26, 8 am-4 pm. At North Idaho College, $250. 208-769-3333

Riverfront Park Camp| Campers spend each day exploring the amenities and features of the park; cost includes a summer pass to the park. Grades 1-6. Offered June 22-26 and June 29-July 3. $175.

Issun Boshi: Little One-Inch Samurai| A hand-puppet show based on a popular Japanese folktale about a one-inch samurai. Ages 5+. June 29-July 3, times/branch locations vary. Free.

Kindergarten Play| Little campers learn socialization skills with activities to prep for the upcoming school year. Grades K-1. June 29-July 3. $150.

Nature Ninjas Day Camp| Day camp teaching outdoor skills including natural camouflage, stealth, sensory awareness and more. Ages 6-13. June 22-29 (Spokane) and July 6-10 (Sandpoint), from 9 am-3 pm. $275.

Wilderness Survival Day Camp| Campers experience nature and learn skills including wilderness survival, wildlife tracking, wild edible plants, obtaining clean water and more. Ages 6-13. June 29-July 3 (Sandpoint) and July 6-10 (Spokane), from 9 am-3 pm. $275. 208-265-3685

Dr. Seuss Adventure Camp| Explore art, the alphabet and the universe through crafts and activities inspired by Dr. Seuss stories. Ages 3-5. July 6-10, 12:30-3 pm. $62.

Jamming Jenks| A dynamic music and juggling act combining rock songs, juggling and dance contests. Ages 5+. July 6-10, times/locations vary. Free.

Little Pirate Adventure Camp| Pirate-themed activities include looking for lost treasure, map making, boat building and more. Grades K-2. Sessions offered June 22-26 and July 13-17, 9 am-noon. $175. 466-1636

A Bug's World| Learn about bugs through literature, art projects and by becoming a garden detective. Ages 3-5. July 13-17, 12:30-3 pm. At Corbin Art Center. $62. 625-6677

Harry Potter Camp| A week of activities and games inspired by the popular book series. Grades 3-5. July 13-17, 9 am-noon. $175. 466-1636

Heroic Birds of Prey| West Valley Outdoor Learning introduces attendees to the birds of prey under its care. Ages 5+. July 13-17, times/locations vary. Free.

Leadership Camp| This future leaders camp seeks to empower youth through courses with local business leaders, field trips and more. Ages 9-15. July 13-17, 8:30 am-5:30 pm. $139.

Lego Play Camp| A week of non-stop Lego building with new themes and challenges each day. Grades K-2. Offered July 13-17 and Aug. 3-7. $150. 326-6595

Neverland Adventure Camp| Take an imaginary journey to Neverland with activities including a treasure hunt. Ages 3-5. July 13-17, 9-11:30 am. $62. 625-6677

Twin Lakes Day Camp| A day camp offering traditional camp activities including crafts, stories, games, swimming, and more, in a faith-based setting. Grades 1-3. July 13-17. $125.

Youth Sailing Camp| Learn the basics of sailing on the water, including proper use of equipment, safety, terminology and more. Ages 12-16. July 13-17, 9 am-1 pm. At North Idaho College. $200. 208-769-7809

SOLE Nature Detectives| Young campers go on themed, two-hour nature adventures with a licensed naturalist. Ages 4-6. Sessions offered June 29-July 1 (sold out) and July 15-17, 9 am-noon. At U of Idaho Sandpoint. $30-$60. 928-351-7653

Fairies and Elves| Explore the natural world by creating fairy houses and playing other imaginative games. Ages 3-8. July 20-24.

Superhero Science| Explore the science of super-human feats with experts from Mobius Science Center. Ages 5+. July 20-24, times/branch locations vary. Free.

Cougar Kids Camp| A day camp promoting physical activity, learning, healthy living and life skills development. Each week of camp is themed, and offers morning, afternoon or full-day sessions. Weekly from June 15-July 31. $69-$79/half day; $131-$141/full day.

Camp Dart-Lo PALS| In the Program Aides in Learning, older campers build leadership skills through outdoor play, service learning and team building. Grades 6-9. July 6-17 and July 20-31. $225. 747-6191

Eric Herman & the Invisible Band| A fun family show combining comedy, creativity, audience participation and fun songs. Ages 5+. July 27-31, times/branch locations vary. Free.

Song & Dance of Many Lands| A music-themed camp exploring world cultures through songs. Ages 3-8. July 27-31.

Ultimate Adventure| Day camp offering field trips, crafts, games and activities like rock climbing, a bike ride on the Hiawatha Trail and more. Ages 8-15. July 27-31, 8:30 am-5:30 pm. $189. 482-0708

Peak 7 Rafting and Climbing | Open enrollment rafting trip on the Spokane River. June 6, 3:30-7:30 pm. Open rock climbing trip at Minnehaha, Aug. 1, 10 am-3 pm. $35/person. 252-0075

SOLE Leader of the Day| A leadership camp teaching skills in environmental awareness and stewardship, and personal/social development. Ages 11-13. June 22-26 (sold out) and Aug. 3-7. $160-$200 (scholarships available). 928-351-7653

Teen Outdoor Adventure Camps| Weekly team-building activities include challenge courses, stand-up paddle boarding, canoeing, day hikes and environmental education. Ages 12-16. Week-long camps offered June 22-Aug. 7, 8:30 am-4:30 pm. At Riverside State Park. $219/week.

Youth Outdoor Adventure Camps| Weekly adventures include stand-up paddleboarding, archery, survival skills, team building activities, rock climbing and more. Ages 8-12. June 22-Aug. 7, 8:30 am-4:30 pm. At Riverside State, Park Bowl & Pitcher. $219/week. 625-6200

Adventure Camp| A week of outdoor rock climbing, high ropes course, field trips and more. Ages 11-13. Sessions offered June 29-July 3 and Aug. 3-7, from 9 am-3:30 pm. $136-$170.

Bike Camp| A week all about bike maintenance and safety, with biking trips to a new location each day. Grades 3-6. Aug. 3-7. $150. 326-6595

City Parks Treasure Hunt| Each day kids travel to a new park or city pool for scavenger hunts and activities. Grades 1-6. Aug. 3-7. $175. 326-6595

Dinos, Reptiles, Birds, Oh My!| Campers learn about prehistoric dinosaurs, reptiles, fish, amphibians, birds and plant life projects. Ages 3-5. Aug. 3-7, 9-11:30 am. $62.

Fashionista Camp| Campers create wearable works of art with dyes, ribbons and lace, as well as jewelry and hair accessories. Ages 6-11. Aug. 3-7, 9 am-3 pm. $126.

Ladybugs and Slugs| Students learn all about insects through stories, nature walks, art projects and seed planting for a bug-friendly garden. Ages 3-5. Aug. 3-7, 12:30-3 pm. At Corbin Art Center. $62. 625-6200

Prehistoric Camp| Campers learn about paleontology and animals that walked the earth millions of years ago through hands-on activities and crafts. Ages 6-11. Aug. 3-7, 9 am-3 pm. $124. 625-6200

Taste of India| Explore the culture of India through music, movement, folktales, food and more. Ages 3-8. Aug. 3-7. 747-1040

The Noisy Adventures of Mighty Mouth| Also known as Charlie Williams, this sound impressionist and kid's comedian also goes by the moniker "Noiseguy." Ages 5+. Aug. 3-7, times/branch locations vary. Free.

Star Wars Celebration| A day of games, food, trivia, a costume contest and more to celebrate the world of Star Wars. All ages. Aug. 10, 6-8 pm. At North Spokane branch. An ages 16+ costume contest and trivia session also runs from 8-9 pm. Free.

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Summer Park Program| Spokane Valley Parks & Rec staff are onsite at local parks to lead games, arts and crafts and other activities, with free meals provided to children 18 years and under. Offered June 15-Aug. 13, Mon-Thu, times vary. At Greenacres, Terrace View and Valley Mission parks. (Note: not a structured drop-off camp program.) Free; no registration needed.

Summer Games| Non-competitive, physical team games and activities for all levels and ages, like wizard ball, kickball, flag football and more. Ages 7-18. July 7-Aug. 13; Tue/Thu, session times vary based on age. At the Manito Park splash pad (25th and Tekoa). $60/session or $10/drop-in. 475-2598

Kids Eat Free| Kids ages 18 and under can get free meals at the library (and other locations) through the summer. June 22-Aug. 14, 11:30 am-noon. North Spokane and Spokane Valley branches. 888-436-6392

Pee Wee Camp| A half-day camp with weekly themes, offering swimming (including lessons), cooking, arts and crafts and more. Ages 4-5. Weekly sessions offered June 22-Aug. 14, Mon-Fri, from 9 am-1 pm. $80-$100/week.

Camp Dart-Lo| Day camp on the Little Spokane river offering archery, leadership, outdoor activities and more. Preschool-Grade 9. July 6-Aug. 14, Mon-Fri. Transportation available. Special needs (YBIC) sessions offered July 20-24 and July 27-31. $225/week or $300/two weeks. 747-6191

Camp Dart-Lo Camper Buddy| Graduates of the PALs program (grade 8+) can register to be Counselor's Assistants or Camp Buddies, getting hands-on experience working with young campers or with a special needs camper. July 6-Aug. 14. Application process required. $10/week.

Schweitzer Adventure Camp| Outdoor adventure camp offering hiking, rock wall climbing, chairlift rides, games, swimming and more. Ages 6-11. Weekly sessions offered July 6-Aug. 14, Mon-Fri from 8 am-4 pm. $165/week. 208-255-3081

Late Night @ the Library| Evening activities include creative activities, food, songs and more. Grades 3-5. July 17 (Spokane Valley), Aug. 7 (North Spokane) and Aug. 14 (Moran Prairie), from 7-10 pm. Free.

Creature Feature| Through sculpting, painting and other art techniques, campers make creatures of their imagination. Ages 6-11. Aug. 10-14, 9 am-3 pm. $124.

Hodge Podge Camp| A week of "anything goes," including arts and crafts, science experiments, Lego play and more. Grades K-6. Aug. 10-14. $150. 326-6595

Passport to Fun| Explore far away lands and stamp your passport as you learn about a new country each day and make art projects for each. Ages 3-5. Aug. 10-14, 9-11:30 am. At Corbin Art Center. $62. 625-6200

Science Explorers| A week packed with science experiments and activities, including field trips to Mobius, the National Weather Service and SFCC planetarium. Ages 7-12. Aug. 10-14, 8:30 am-5:30 pm. $159.

Vamos a Mexico!| A themed week of camp all about Mexican songs, stories, food and crafts. Ages 3-8. Aug. 10-14. 747-1040

Quest Summer Day Camp| The 18th annual day camp offers active learning and recreational experiences during 10, themed weeks. June 8-Aug. 15, Mon-Fri from 9 am-3 pm (extended care available; 7-9 am and 3-6 pm.) Ages 6-14. At CdA Church of the Nazarene. $15/day. 208-667-3543

Pokémon Tournament| A tournament for fun, not keeps, open to all ages. Aug. 13 (Spokane Valley) and Aug. 17 (North Spokane) from 7-8:30 pm. Free.

Chill Summer Camp| Day camp hosted by Liberty Lake Parks & Rec, offering outdoor activities, crafts, sports, swimming, games, field trips and more. Ages 5-11. June 15-Aug. 21, Mon-Fri from 7:45 am-5:15 pm. $130/week, $1,250/all summer. 755-6726

Discovery Camp| Campers swim, rock climb, play games, watch movies and go on field trips. Ages 6-10. Weekly sessions June 15-Aug. 21, Mon-Fri from 9 am-3:30 pm. Single-day ($40) and extended care until 5:30 pm (+$10/day; +$40/week). $128-$160/week.

Spokane Valley Summer Day Camp| Weekly, themed day camps offer outdoor activities and field trips, games, crafts and more. Breakfast and lunch served each day (except during field trips). Ages 6-11. June 15-Aug. 21, Mon-Fri from 8 am-5 pm. Extended hours from 7:15 am-5:45 pm. $33/day, $63/two days, $93/three days or $107-$117/week. 688-0300

St. Aloysius Day Camp| Campers go on educational field trips, make arts and crafts, visit parks, play games and more. Ages 2½-12. June 17-Aug. 21, Mon-Fri, 6:30 am-6 pm. 489-7825w

Camp Ben Burr| Campers learn about Spokane, self-worth, giving back, science, and arts through interactive exercises on a daily basis. Ages 5-12. Weekly sessions (M-F) offered June 22-Aug. 21, from 8:30 am-5:30 pm. $125/week; assistance available. [email protected]

Adventure Camp Plus| Activities include hiking, rock climbing, ropes courses and an overnight camping trip during each session. Ages 11-13. July 6-10, July 13-17, Aug. 10-14 and Aug. 17-21, from 9 am-3:30 pm. $144-$180.

Treasure Hunt| Children participate in a different treasure hunt each day in the park, at the school and other locations, making treasure maps and hand-painted chests. Ages 3-8. Offered July 6-10 and Aug. 17-21.

YMCA Specialty Camps| Weekly themed day camps all about exploring the outdoors, learning about animals, and the basics of outdoor recreation. Also includes two overnight campouts. Grades 3-6. Weekly from July 7-Aug. 21, Mon-Fri from 6:30 am-6 pm. At North YMCA. $180-$190/week.

Best of Summer Camp| Spend a week enjoying the most popular activities and projects offered during Spokane Parks 2015 summer camp sessions. Ages 6-11. Aug. 17-21, 9 am-3 pm. At Corbin Art Center. $129. 625-6200

Best of Summer, Preschool Style| An art-filled week offering some of the most popular projects and activities from Spokane Parks' 2015 summer day camps for preschool-aged children. Ages 3-5. Aug. 17-21, 9-11:30 am or 12:30-3 pm. $62.

End of Summer Fun| Enjoy the last week of summer with picnics, pool time and other outdoor activities. Grades K-6. Aug. 17-21. $175.

Middle School Adventure Camp| Explore the outdoors with new activities each day, including a hike, rock climbing, fort building, canoeing and more. Grades 6-8. Aug. 17-21, 12:30-4 pm. $150. 466-1636

Ready, Set, Go!| Spend a week prepping reading and writing skills before the new school year in a camp focusing on children's literature and drama. Grades K-12. Aug. 17-21, 9 am-3 pm. $300.

Summer Lego Club| Offering open building sessions weekly, open to all ages (kids under 6 should be accompanied by an adult). June 22-Aug. 27; Mon, 6-8 pm (Spokane Valley); Tue, 6-8 pm (North Spokane); Thu, 1-3 pm (Fairfield). Free.

Airway Heights Summer Adventure Program| Day camps offer swimming, hiking, movies, games, arts and crafts, tours and more. Ages 8-13. Weekly sessions offered June 15-Aug. 28, Mon-Fri from 7:30 am-5:30 pm. At the Airway Heights Community Center. $90/week; $25/day. 244-4845

Girl Scouts Summer Day Camps| The 11-week day camp program offers themed weeks with activities in the teaching kitchen, crafts, science projects, outdoor activities, art, and more. Lunch and snacks included. Ages 5-17. Weekly sessions offered from June 15-Aug. 28; Mon-Fri from 9 am-4 pm. Extended days available (+$3/day). $25-$50/day or $125-$250/week.

Survivor: Around the World Day Camp| Campers explore a new theme or destination each week through recreational activities, field trips, games and more. June 15-Aug. 21, at Lisa Stiles-Gyllenhammer Club; June 22-Aug. 28, at Northtown Club; July 6-Aug. 21 at Be Great Club. Grades 1-12. $15-$30/week.

West Central Summer Recreation| A day camp program offering structured, supervised activities including weekly field trips, arts and crafts, swimming, sports and more. Meals and snacks provided. Ages 5-12. Offered for an average of 10 weeks, Mon-Fri, during Spokane School's summer break. Preregistration required, first-come, first-served. Based on income.

YMCA Explorers Camp| Summer day camp for young children, offering swimming, weekly field trips and focusing on social skills, reading, writing and more. Grades K-1. June 15-Aug. 28, Mon-Fri from 6:30 am-6 pm. All three YMCA locations. $169-$179/week; $35-$38/day. 777-9622

YMCA Fun Clubs| Day campers participate in age-appropriate activities including weekly field trips, creative projects, learning activities and more. Grades 1-4. June 15-Aug. 28, Mon-Fri from 6:30 am-6 pm. $169-$179/week; $35-$38/day.

YMCA Summer Fever Club| A camp for pre-teens, offering day trips, hiking, team building and other outdoor activities. Grades 5-6. June 15-Aug. 28, Mon-Fri from 6:30 am-6 pm. All three YMCA locations. $169-$179/week; $35-$38/day. 777-9622

YMCA Triangle Club| Teen campers take day trips to local lakes, make arts and crafts and more, including two overnight campouts. Grades 7-8. June 15-Aug. 28, Mon-Fri from 6:30 am-6 pm. All three YMCA locations. $169-$179/week; $35-$38/day.

Camp Alottafun| Northeast Youth Center's summer day camp offers recreational activities, crafts, swimming at local pools and a USDA-approved breakfast and lunch. Ages 5-12. June 22-Aug. 28, M-F 8:30-5 pm. Extended hours from 6:30 am-6 pm (+$15). $129/week. 482-0708


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