click to enlarge YMCA of the Inland Northwest's Camp Reed is increasing scholarship availability for families attending camp in 2020.
YMCA of the Inland Northwest's Camp Reed is increasing scholarship availability for families attending camp in 2020.


UPDATE: Some 2020 summer camps have been canceled since this guide was published. Please check with each camp organization for more information.

Adventure Heights
This annual day camp includes field trips to area activities including swimming, hiking, movies and more. Kids also get daily hang-out time with games, crafts and special activities. Includes breakfast and afternoon snack (BYO lunch). Ages 8-13. Weekly sessions offered June 22-Aug. 28, meets Mon-Fri from 7:30 am-5:30 pm. At the Airway Heights Recreation Center. $125/week. airwayheightsparksandrec.org 244-4845

All Sports Camp
A fun, safe environment where kids make friends, create lasting memories and learn life skills both on and off the court. Activities include a variety of sports and activities. Lunch included. Ages 6-12. Offered June 15-Aug. 14; meets Mon-Fri 9 am-3:30 pm. At the Warehouse Athletic Facility. $45/day; $135/three days; $225/week. warehouseathletics.com 509-484-2670

Boys & Girls Club Summer Day Camp
Boys and Girls Clubs will be open for day camp when it is safe to do so. Please visit our social media pages (@bgcspokane) or website (bgcspokane.org) for more information and updates. Campers must be Club members ($30 annual fee, plus parent orientation). Grades 1-12. Lunch and afternoon snack included. Extended hours (7-9 am daily) offered for additional fee. $40-$80/week. bgcspokane.org

Camp Alotta Fun
The Spokane Northeast Youth Center's summer day camp is a hands-on enrichment program encouraging recreation and fun, with daily arts, music, sports and weekly field trips. A USDA-approved breakfast, lunch and snack are included. Ages 6-12. Weekly sessions offered June 15-Aug. 28; meets Mon-Fri from 6 am-6 pm. $168/week. spokaneneyc.com 509-482-0708

Camp Dart-Lo
This wooded day camp on the Little Spokane River offers archery, leadership, outdoor activities, swimming in outdoor pools and more. Bus transportation is offered from four Spokane locations. Open to kids in preschool through grade 9. Ten week-long sessions offered June 15-Aug 21; meets Mon-Fri from 8:50 am-4:15 pm (extended hours available). $230/week. campfireinc.org 747-6191

Camp Dart-Lo Youth Leadership Program
Program Aides in Learning (PALS) is a program for older campers in grades 6-9 to build leadership skills through outdoor play, service learning and team building. Jr. PALS (grades 6-8) is July 13-31; Sr. PALS (grades 7-9) is June 29-July 10. Kids in grades 6-12 can also attend camp for free by serving as a Camper Buddy, assisting special needs campers. Application process/prerequisites needed. $230-$340. campfireinc.org 747-6191

Camp Four Echoes Mini Echoes Day Camp
Sample many of the activities available at Camp Four Echoes such as swimming, paddle boating, crafts, hiking and playing games. Campers also have the option of staying overnight on Wednesday, with pickup on Thursday for a full extra day. Girls entering grades K-3. Sessions offered June 29-July 1 or July 20-22. $75-$160. gsewni.org 747-8091

Camp Sanders Day Camp
A non-denominational Christian camp exploring the outdoors and nature with swimming, hiking, sports, crafts, music and more. Grades pre-K through 5. June 29-July 1 from 9 am-4 pm. $48. campsanders.net

Camp Sweyolakan: Outbacker Day Camp
A traditional rustic day camp for boys and girls 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. Three sessions: July 6-10, Aug. 3-7 and Aug. 10-14. Transportation from four CdA locations is included. $230/session. campfireinc.org 747-6191

Cub Scout Day Camp
Spend a day in nature, experiencing outdoor adventure with the ease of staying at home at night. Activities include archery, BB guns, crafts, games and more. Ages K-5. The Inland Northwest Council hosts day camps at various locations, with weekly sessions offered June 17-July 26. $50/session. nwscouts.org/cubscoutdaycamps

Early Learners Academy
The Spokane Northeast Youth Center offers the best of summer with these weekly day camps for preschoolers. The hands-on enrichment program is led by a licensed teacher who encourages education mixed with arts, activities, sports and weekly field trips. Includes a USDA-approved breakfast, lunch and snack. Ages 2.5-5. Sessions offered June 15-Aug. 28; meets Mon-Fri from 6 am-6 pm. $178/week. spokaneneyc.com 509-482-0708

Girl Scouts Camp Ashwell
Girls entering grades K-8 enjoy a program tailored to provide experiences in STEM, arts and crafts, cooking, drama, swimming and other skill-building. Each day, girls lead the way by planning their own activities and trips with their camper group. Each week has a theme as campers create art, explore science, and go on trips related to that theme. Offered June 15-Aug. 28; meets weekdays from 9 am-4 pm with optional extended care from 7:30-9 am and/or 4-5:30 pm. At 1401 N. Ash St., Spokane. $150/week for registered Girl Scouts; $210/week for non-registered girls. gsewni.org 509-747-8091

Girl Scouts Camp MeAnd'er
This new program lets campers experience the outdoors council-wide. Sleep in a cabin and enjoy swimming, hiking, fishing, crafting and cooking your own food. Adults who would like to attend need to register and must be background-checked Girl Scout members. Programs are offered at Sun Lakes Dry Falls (June 17-21) and Brooks Memorial State Park (Aug. 12-16). See details online. $75-$150. gsewni.org 509-747-8091

Harry Potter Camp
Harry Potter fans can attend a school of magic here in America. "First years" experience being sorted into houses, earning house points with Harry Potter trivia, care of magical creatures and potions classes, as well as assorted scavenger hunts, and playing Quidditch in the race for the house cup. Grades 1-5. July 13-17 from 1-4 pm. At St. George's School. $200. sgs.org/summer 509-464-8814

Kroc Adventure Camp
Weekly sessions of this Christian-focused day camp for tweens offer activities such as rock climbing, swimming, field trips and overnight camping at area parks and more. Ages 11-14. Sessions offered June 15-Aug. 14, meets Mon-Fri from 8:30 am-3:30 pm. At the Kroc Center in Coeur d'Alene. $120-$240/session. kroccda.org/camp 208-763-0621

Kroc Discovery Camp
Kids swim, rock climb, play games, do arts and crafts, watch movies and go on field trips during each themed weekly session of this Christian-focused camp. Ages 6-10. Weekly sessions offered June 15-Aug. 21, meets Mon-Fri from 8:30 am-3:30 pm; extended care hours available. At the Kroc Center, Coeur d'Alene. $120-$190/week. kroccda.org/camp 208-763-0621

Kroc Pee Wee Camp
A half-day Christian-focused camp with weekly themes, offering swimming (including lessons), games, arts and crafts and more. Ages 4-5. Weekly sessions offered June 15-Aug. 14, meets Mon-Fri from 8:30 am-12:30 pm. At the Kroc Center in Coeur d'Alene. $96-$120/week. kroccda.org/camp 208-763-0621

Little Superheroes
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. June 22-26 from 12:30-3 pm. At Corbin Art Center. $72. spokanerec.org

Nature Adventurers Day Camp
A day camp teaching outdoor awareness and stewardship through nature immersion, games, crafts, storytelling, songs and exploration. Ages 6-13. July 6-10 from 9 am-3 pm. Sessions offered in Spokane and Sandpoint. $285 (scholarships available). twineagles.org 208-265-3685

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 15-19 (Sandpoint); June 22-26 and Aug. 3-7 (Spokane). All sessions meet 9 am- pm daily. $285 (scholarships available). twineagles.org 208-265-3685

Schweitzer Adventure Camp
Each week, campers can climb the rock wall, take chairlift rides, experience the trampoline jumper, hike, play games, swim and more. Includes transportation from the bottom of the mountain. Ages 6-10. Weekly sessions offered June 29-Aug. 24, meets Mon-Fri from 8 am-4 pm. New this year are single-day sessions on July 11, July 25, Aug. 1, Aug. 15 and Aug. 22. At Schweitzer Mountain Resort, Sandpoint. Price TBD. schweitzer.com 208-255-3081

SGS Outdoor Adventure Camp
Activities include hiking a 3-mile loop, rock climbing in the gym and on outdoor rocks, building forts, learning to use GPS and kayaking in a pond by the Little Spokane River. Grades 3-6. Aug. 10-14 from 12:30-3:30 pm. At St. George's School. $150. sgs.org/summer 509-464-8814

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. Weekly sessions offered June 15-Aug. 14. At Pavillion Park, Liberty Lake. $139-$155/week. skyhawks.com

SOLE Leader of the Day
An outdoor leadership day camp that takes participants out onto the water or trails for adventure-based service learning activities that support the community and local environment, and help kids develop a sense of belonging. Ages 10-12. July 20-24. Hosted by SOLE Experiences; location TBA. $215-$240. soleexperiences.org

SOLE Nature Detectives
An outdoor science camp letting young kids explore various mini-ecosystems in a fun atmosphere. Ages 4-6. Sessions offered June 15-17 (Sandpoint), July 6-8 (Coeur d'Alene), July 13-15 and Aug. 3-5 (Sandpoint). $82-$102. soleexperiences.org

SOLE Nature Explorers
Campers collect clues as they explore the natural world outdoors and learn about the environment around them during each themed day of camp. Ages 7-10. Sessions offered June 15-19 (Sandpoint), July 6-10 (Coeur d'Alene), July 13-17 and Aug. 3-7 (Sandpoint). $150-$170. soleexperiences.org

Spokane Valley Free Summer Park Program
A summer drop-in program hosted by trained recreation staff; no registration needed. (Parents should stay in the park while youth are participating.) Activities include art projects, science experiments, daily games and more. Ages 18 and under. Offered June 15-Aug. 6, meets Mon-Thu. At Edgecliff Park (10:30 am-1:30 pm); Terrace View Park (9 am-12:30 pm); Valley Mission Park (8:45 am-12:15 pm). Free meals are provided at each location through the East Valley School District. Free. spokanevalley.org/recreation 509-720-5408

click to enlarge Spokane Valley Parks & Recreation hosts summer day camp sessions for all ages through the summer.
Spokane Valley Parks & Recreation hosts summer day camp sessions for all ages through the summer.

Spokane Valley Parks CIT Program
Teens learn skills for responsibly working with children in a day-camp setting, learning leadership and communication skills, team building strategies and more. Ages 13-16. Training sessions are May 28, June 2, 4 and 9; applicants must attend all sessions, counselor shadowing also required. The Spokane Valley Parks & Rec summer day camps run June 15-Aug. 21, at CenterPlace Regional Event Center. Application required. $95. spokanevalley.org/citapplication

Spokane Valley Summer Day Camp
Weekly, themed day camps offer outdoor activities and field trips, swimming, games, crafts and more. This year's camp weeks include "Movie Madness," "Hoot & Howl," "Space is the Place" and more. Ages 6-11. June 15-Aug. 21, meets Mon-Fri from 7:15 am-5:45 pm. At CenterPlace Regional Event Center. $130-$160/week. spokanevalley.org/recreation 509-720-5408

Spokane Valley Teen Camp
A summer experience for teens offering activities such as hiking, swimming, field trips and more. Themed sessions include "Nature Unleashed," "Amazing Race" and "Walk on the Wild Side." Grades 6-9. July 6-Aug. 6; Mon-Thu from 8 am-5 pm. At Terrace View Park. $130-$160/week. spokanevalley.org/recreation 509-720-5408

Summer Day Camp at Merkel
This all-new camp lets kids explore a variety of activities, discover new interests, make friends and gain confidence through trying something new. Activities include traditional camp games, arts and crafts, sports, BMX bike riding, skate park activities and more. Ages 6-12. Offered June 15-Aug. 14; meets Mon-Fri from 8:30 am-4:30 pm. At Dwight Merkel Sports Complex. $149/session. spokanerec.org

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 themed sessions offered June 15-19, June 29-July 2, July 13-17, July 27-31, Aug. 3-7 and Aug. 10-14; meets Mon-Fri from 8:30 am-4:30 pm at Riverside State Park, Bowl & Pitcher. $185-$299/session. spokanerec.org

Twinlow Day Camps
Day campers get to do the same activities and programs as overnight campers, including nature walks, archery, swimming, kayaking, sports, games and more in a faith-based setting. Grades 1-5. Weekly sessions offered June 29-Aug. 14; meets Mon-Fri from 9 am-5 pm (full) or 9 am-3 pm (half). $135/week half-day; $175/week full-day. twinlow.org 208-352-2671

Wilderness Survival Day Camp
Campers experience nature and learn skills including wilderness survival, wildlife tracking, finding wild edible plants, obtaining clean water and more. Ages 6-13. June 8-12 (Sandpoint); June 15-19 (Spokane); June 22-26 (Coeur d'Alene); June 29-July 3 (Sandpoint, Spokane). All sessions meet 9 am-3 pm daily. $285 (scholarships available). twineagles.org 208-265-3685

YMCA Summer Day Camps
Weekly activities include arts and crafts, swimming, active games and field trips. Grades K-8. June 15-Aug. 28 meeting Mon-Fri from 6:30 am-6 pm. At the Central, North and Valley YMCA locations, and Manito United Methodist Church (South Y). $134-$234/week. ymcainw.org 777-9622

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 15-Aug. 14; meets Mon-Fri from 8:30 am-4:30 pm at Riverside State Park, Bowl & Pitcher picnic shelter. $185-$299/session. spokanerec.org

Youth Triathlon Camp
A week offering training and teachings from local triathlon experts covering all aspects of swimming, biking and running. The week ends with a sprint-distance youth triathlon. Ages 6-11. Aug. 24-28. At Terrace View Park. $100. spokanevalley.org/recreation

Youth Wilderness Survival Camp
Participants work on their own and in teams to problem solve and master the basics of shelter, fire, tool use and knife safety, traps, rope and knots, plant uses, animal tracking, primitive skills, navigation and more. June 22-26 (ages 6-9) and June 29-July 3 (ages 10-14) from 9 am-4 pm. At Camp Sekani Park. $299. spokanerec.org

Adaptive Summer Adventure Camp
A three-day experience of outdoor recreation activities for youth with physical disabilities. Youth will learn to rock climb, play disc golf and kayak/paddle on flatwater. Ages 8-15. Aug. 17-19 from 10 am-2 pm. Location TBD. $150. spokanerec.org

5th Annual U-pick Lavender Festival @ Evening Light Lavender Farm

Sat., July 11, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., July 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
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