Day Camps
Camp Fire’s Camp Sweyolakan on Lake Coeur d’Alene hosts traditional sleepaway camp for all ages.

Camp Alotta Fun | Northeast Youth Center's summer day camp offers field trips, recreational activities, crafts, and weekly park and pool trips. Includes breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack. (State pay accepted; immunization records required.) Ages 5-12. June 18-Aug. 31, Mon-Fri from 6 am-6 pm. $142/week. 482-0708

Camp Dart-Lo | The wooded day camp on the Little Spokane River offers archery, leadership, outdoor activities, swimming in outdoor pools and more. Bus transportation from four Spokane locations included. For kids in preschool through grade 9. Nine, week-long sessions offered June 18-Aug 24. $225/week. 747-6191

Early Learners Academy | A day camp offering educational and recreational activities, a learning curriculum and a variety of field trips for summer of fun. Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack included. (State pay accepted; immunization records required.) Ages 3-5. Offered year-round, Mon-Fri from 6 am-6 pm. At Spokane's Northeast Youth Center. $128/week. 482-0708

Girl Scouts Summer Day Camps | The 10-week day camp program offers themed weeks with activities in the teaching kitchen, crafts, science projects, outdoor activities, art, field trips to the pool and more. Lunch and snacks included. Ages 5-17. (Open to non-Girl Scouts; become a member for $30.) Weekly sessions offered from June 18-Aug. 24; Mon-Fri from 9 am-4 pm (extended am/pm hours for $5/day). Leadership sessions for grades 6-12 are June 25-29 (Program Aid-in-Training) and July 2-Aug. 24 (Program Aide). At the Girl Scout Program Center, 1404 N. Ash. $125/week. 747-8091 x 240

Junior Entrepreneurs | River Day School's summer camps this year provide an emphasis on entrepreneurial skills; campers will plan, design, set up, and execute sales of a product or service every week. The goal is to encourage entrepreneurs to balance a healthy mix of work with family time, community involvement and fun (LEGOs, movies, swimming, parks and play). Ages 6-12. Weekly sessions June 18-Aug. 24; meets Mon-Fri, 9 am-3 pm. At River Day School, Spokane. $175/week. 326-6595

Kroc Adventure Camp | Weekly sessions for older kids offer outdoor rock climbing, field trips and overnight camping at area parks and more. Ages 11-14. Sessions offered June 18-Aug. 17, meets Mon-Fri, 8:30 am-3:30 pm. $140-$190/session. 208-763-0621

Kroc Discovery Camp | Campers swim, rock climb, play games, do arts and crafts, watch movies and go on field trips during each themed, weekly session. Ages 6-10. Weekly sessions June 18-Aug. 24, Mon-Fri from 8:30 am-3:30 pm. Single-day ($36-$45) and extended care until 5:30 pm (+$8-$10/day; +$32-$40/week). $140-$175/week; scholarships available. 208-763-0621

Kroc Mini Camps | Weekly, two-hour-a-day mini camps let kids explore their interests and build new skills in areas such as theater, art, music, robotics, dance and more. Ages 4-17. Weekly sessions offered June 18-Aug. 24, with camp options for various age groups; times (Mon-Fri, 10 am-noon or 1-3 pm) vary based on session. $40-$100/session. 208-763-0621

Kroc Pee Wee Camp | A half-day camp with weekly themes, offering swimming (including lessons), games, arts and crafts and more. Ages 4-5. Weekly sessions offered June 18-Aug. 17, meets Mon-Fri, 8:30 am-12:30 pm. $96-$120/week. 208-763-0621

Little Monster Camp | Kids spend the week doing slimy experiences, making monster-themed crafts, and playing games. Grades K-3. June 18-22, 9-11:30 am. At St. George's School. $125.

Nature Adventurers Day Camp | A day camp teaching outdoor awareness and stewardship through games, crafts, storytelling, songs and exploration. Ages 6-13. June 18-22 (Sandpoint) and July 9-13 (Spokane), 9 am-3 pm. $285 (scholarships available).

Rocks, Dirt and Mud! | Kids explore dirt science, create rock art, make some mud, and more. Grades K-3. June 18-22, 12:30-3:30 pm. $125.

Skyhawks Day Camp | A fun, safe and positive environment for kids to be introduced to a new sport each week, along with arts and crafts, swimming, field trips, and other activities. Ages 5-12. Hosted at Pavillion Park (Liberty Lake) and Winton Park (Coeur d'Alene). Weekly sessions offered June 18-Aug. 17. $139/week or $1,150/all nine weeks.

SOLE Nature Detectives | An outdoor science day camp letting young kids explore various mini-ecosystems in a fun atmosphere. Ages 4-6. Sessions offered June 18-20, July 23-25 and Aug. 6-8; 9 am-3 pm. In Sandpoint. $37-$86 (scholarships available).

SOLE Nature Explorers | Campers collect natural clues as they explore the world outdoors and learn about the environment around them. Ages 7-10. Sessions offered June 18-22, July 23-27 and Aug. 6-10; 9 am-3 pm. In Sandpoint. $45-$137 (scholarships available).

Spokane Valley Summer Day Camp | Weekly, themed day camps offer outdoor activities and field trips, swimming, games, crafts and more. Ages 6-11. June 18-Aug. 24, Mon-Fri, 7:15 am-5:45 pm. At CenterPlace Regional Event Center. $118-$127/week.

Spokane Valley Summer Park Program | Spokane Valley Parks & Rec staff are on site at local parks to lead games, arts and crafts and other activities, with free meals provided to kids 18 years and under. Offered June 18-Aug. 2, Mon-Thu, times vary. At Edgecliff, Terrace View and Valley Mission parks. (Note: this program is not a structured drop-off camp program; parents/guardians should plan to stay at the park while youth participate.) Free; no registration needed.

YMCA Summer Day Camps | Each week, campers embark on new activities, including weekly field trips, age-appropriate activities, including arts and crafts, science and games. Grades K-7. June 18-Aug. 29, Mon-Fri, 6:30 am-6 pm, with options for three- or five-day sessions, and option to enroll in swim lessons. Offered at all four Spokane-area YMCA locations. $113-$208/week.

Youth Outdoor Adventure Camps | Weekly adventures include stand-up paddleboarding, rock climbing, hiking, kayaking, disc golf and more. Ages 8-11. Weekly sessions offered June 18-Aug. 17; Mon-Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm. At Riverside State, Park Bowl & Pitcher. $219/week.

Cub Scout Day Camps | The Inland Northwest Council offers day camps at eight area locations, offering week-long programs this year themed "Weird Science." Activities at each camp may include archery, BB guns, science experiments, fishing, rockets and more. Grades 1-5. Three-day sessions offered June 20-21, June 22-23, June 25-27, June 29-30, July 9-11, July 17-18, July 19-20, July 26-27 and Aug. 22-24. Camp locations vary. $45-$60.

Move & Learn!: Swim, Art and Soldering | This one-week afternoon package includes a variety of engaging activities, including swimming, creating and decorating a kite, soldering and building your own electronic beetle, as well as hiking and kayaking. Ages 8-14. Offered June 25-29 and July 9-13, 1-4 pm. $199. 533-8483

Nature Ninjas Day Camp | A day camp teaching outdoor skills including natural camouflage, stealth, sensory awareness, wild animal tracking, and more through games and activities. Ages 6-13. June 25-29 and July 9-13 (Sandpoint); June 25-29 and Aug. 13-17 (Spokane), all sessions meet daily, from 9 am-3 pm. $285 (scholarships available). 208-265-3685

Schweitzer Adventure Camp | Each week, campers can climb the rock wall, take chairlift rides, hike, play games, swim and more. Includes transportation from the bottom of the mountain. Ages 6-11. Weekly sessions offered June 25-29 and July 9-Aug. 124, meets Mon-Fri, 8 am-4 pm. $175/week. 208-255-3081

Teen Outdoor Adventure Day Camps | Weekly team-building activities include hiking, kayaking, rafting, disc golf, stand-up paddleboarding, rock climbing and more. Ages 12-15. Weekly sessions offered June 25-Aug. 24; Mon-Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm. At Riverside State Park, Bowl & Pitcher $219-$299/week.

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. June 25-29, 9 am-1 pm. [FULL] 747-1040

Camp Dart-Lo Youth Leadership Camp | "Program Aides in Learning" is a session for older campers to build leadership skills through outdoor play, service learning and team building. Grades 6-9. Two-week sessions are July 9-13/July 16-20 and July 23-27/July 30-Aug 3.  Kids grades 6-12 can attend camp for free by serving as a Camper Buddy, and assisting special needs campers. Application process/prerequisites needed. $225. 747-6191"

Fairies and Elves | Explore the natural world by making fairy houses and elven crowns. Through stories, songs, games and adventure, kids learn more about the mysterious, mischievous fae. Ages 3-8. July 9-13, 9 am-1 pm. $140. 747-1040

Ultimate Adventure | A day camp offering outdoor adventures, field trips, crafts, games and activities like rock climbing, a challenge course and river adventure. Breakfast, lunch and snack included. Ages 9-15. July 9-13, 6 am-6 pm. At Spokane's Northeast Youth Center. $189. 482-0708

Fun Fridays in July | On three Fridays in July, Spokane Valley Parks & Rec staff head to a city park to offer recreational activities and fun. All-ages. Offered July 13 (Greenacres) July 20 (Mirabeau Point) and July 27 (Browns), starting at 10 am. Free.

Camp Dart-Lo: You Bet I Can! | The wooded day camp on the Little Spokane River offering outdoor activities, swimming in outdoor pools and more. Camper Buddies assist campers with disabilities. Bus transportation is offered from four Spokane locations. Ages 6-21. Sessions July 16-20, July 30-Aug. 3 and Aug. 13-17. $225. 747-6191

Camp Sweyolakan: Outbacker Day Camp | A traditional rustic camp on Lake Coeur d'Alene, accessible only by boat. Campers enjoy swimming, boating, archery, outdoor activities, ropes courses, arts and crafts and more. Grades 1-6. Sessions offered July 16-20, July 30-Aug. 3 and Aug. 6-10. Transportation from four CdA locations included. $225. 747-6191

Fairytale Theater | A week focusing on the rich art of fairytales through storytelling, re-enacting, song and dance. Ages 3-8. July 16-20, 9 am-1 pm. $140. 747-1040

Harry Potter Camp | A week of activities and games inspired by the popular book series, including house sorting, scavenger hunts and playing Quidditch. Grades 2-5. July 16-20, 9 am-noon. At St. George's School. $200. 464-8815

Things that Go! | Kids who love things that move will make and test paper tube cars, cork boats, gyrocopters and more. Ages 3-5. July 16-20, 12:30-3 pm. At Corbin Art Center. $64.

Animal Explorers | A week-long exploration into the life and learning of animals, including field trips, hands-on experiences, and other activities. Ages 8-14. July 23-27 from 6 am-6 pm. At Spokane's Northeast Youth Center. $154. 482-0708

Ladybugs and Slugs | Kids learn all about insects through stories, nature walks, art projects and seed planting for a bug-friendly garden. Ages 3-5. July 23-27, 9-11:30 am. At Corbin Art Center. $64.

Little Superheroes | Come make capes, masks, puppets and become a superhero for the week. Learn how to make secret messages that only your fellow superheroes know how to read so you can save the day from the villains. Ages 3-5. July 23-27, 12:30-3 pm. At Corbin Art Center. $64.

Island Explorer | Spend a week making tropical-themed projects and costumes, and even searching for buried treasure. Ages 3-5. July 30-Aug. 3, 9-11:30 am. At Corbin Art Center. $64.

Minion Mayhem & More | Make costumes, puppets and maybe even learn how to talk like a Minion or how to make people laugh like the monsters do. Ages 3-5. July 30-Aug. 3, 12:30-3 pm. At Corbin Art Center. $64.

String Band Camp | Come sing and play with old and new friends, and learn all about playing the fiddle with local musician Sally Jablonsky. Other instruments to play include a mountain dulcimer, an autoharp and ukuleles. Ages 3-8. July 30-Aug. 3, 9 am-1 pm. $140. 747-1040

As I See It Art Camp | A week exploring different art media, including painting, mono-prints, clay and more. Ages 3-8. Aug. 6-10, 9 am-1 pm. $140. 747-1040

Dinos, Reptiles, Birds, Oh My! | Campers learn about prehistoric dinosaurs, reptiles, birds and other forms of life through fun art projects. Ages 3-5. Aug. 6-10, 12:30-3 pm. At Corbin Art Center. $64.

Leadership Camp | A high-intensity week to challenge and inspire youth as they meet community leaders, tour businesses and organizations and partake in outdoor activities and leadership courses. Ages 9-15. Aug. 6-10 from 6 am-6 pm. At Spokane's Northeast Youth Center. $149. 482-0708

Best of Summer, Preschool Style | An art-filled week offering some of the most popular art projects and activities from Spokane Parks' 2018 summer day camps for preschool-aged children. Ages 3-5. Aug. 13-17, 9-11:30 am. At Corbin Art Center. $64.

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. 13-17, 12:30-3 pm. At Corbin Art Center. $64.

Ready, Set, Go! | Spend a week focusing on writing and reading strategies, drama, and science through children's literature as you prep for another year of learning. Recommended for new SGS students. Grades K-2. Aug. 13-17, 9 am-3 pm. $350. 464-8815

Wild & Wacky Science Camp | A week filled with science experiments, nature outings, field trips to science-related places and other activities. Breakfast, lunch and snack included. Ages 8-14. Aug. 13-17 from 6 am-6 pm. At Spokane's Northeast Youth Center. $159. 482-0708

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