Camp Goodtimes offers a traditional summer camp experience to kids who've been diagnosed with cancer.
Camp Goodtimes offers a traditional summer camp experience to kids who've been diagnosed with cancer.


Camp Four Echoes: Family Camp | Bring a camp stove and enough food for your family to kick off the summer and participate in hiking, campfire activities and more. Offered May 27-30 and Sept. 2-5. $60/cabin of six. 800-827-9478

Mom/Dad & Me | Young campers (grades K-2) and a parent can experience sleep-away camp activities like boating, crafts, hiking, swimming and more in a faith-based setting. June 17-18. $135-$195. 731-4244

Camp Spalding Leadership Camp | A faith-based leadership program for campers interested in becoming camp counselors or helping out at later summer sessions. Grades 10-12. June 18-22. Application process required. $310.

Camp MiVoden | Campers experience activities from water skiing to arts and crafts in a faith-based setting. June 19-26 (ages 8-10); June 26-July 3 (ages 13-17); July 3-10 (ages 11-13); July 10-17 (ages 10-12). $325.

Ross Point Baptist Camp | A faith-based camp on the Spokane River offering traditional camp activities, worship, bible studies, games, singing, prayer and more. Grades K-12. Sessions offered June 19-24 (grades 6-9) June 26-29 (grades 2-4), June 26-July 1 (grades 4-6), July 3-8 (grades 9-12), and a family camp, July 24-30. $185-$269 ($253-$338/family camp). 208-773-1655

Camp Four Echoes (grades 4-5) | Themed camp sessions include "Art on the Lake," "Nightowls,"Campfire Cafe," "Jump in the Lake," and more. Camps offer activities including swimming, arts and crafts, hiking and games. Girls entering grades 4-5 (open to non-Girl Scouts). Sessions offered June 19-Aug. 5. $215-$355.

Camp Four Echoes Leadership Programs (CIT) | Older girls learn skills that are necessarily to become future camp counselors. Girls entering grades 9-12 (open to non-Girl Scouts). June 19-July 1 (Adventures in Leadership), July 5-15 (CIT I) and July 17-Aug. 5 (CIT II). $500-$540. 800-827-9478

Camp Reed Mini Camp | Young campers can experience traditional camp activities like swimming, boating, arts and crafts, hiking and more. Boys and girls entering grades 1-2. Three-day sessions from June 19-Aug. 9. $235-$245. 777-9622

Camp Four Echoes (grades 2-3) | Themed camp sessions include "Camp Rocks!," "Busy Bees," "Fun in the Sun" and "Splish Splash," offering traditional camp activities including hiking, swimming, arts and crafts, campfire songs and more. Girls entering grades 2-3 (open to non-Girl Scouts). Sessions offered June 19-24, July 5-8, July 17-22 and Aug. 7-11. $215-$355.

Camp Four Echoes (grades 6-12) | Themed sessions include "Trail Mix," "Canoe the CdA," "Nocturnals," "Everything H2O" and more. Camps include traditional activities such as swimming, boating, hiking, arts and crafts and more. Girls entering grades 6-12 (open to non-Girl Scouts). Sessions offered June 19-Aug. 11. $215-$540.

Twinlow Elementary Camp | Young campers get a week of traditional camp activities, including Bible study, team activities, games and more. Grades 3-6. Sessions offered June 19-Aug. 12. Special themed sessions include Lake Camp (June 26-July 1), Explorers (July 31-Aug. 5) and Fish 'n' Sail (Aug. 7-12). $325-$350/session.

Twinlow High School Camps | Sessions include fine arts week (June 19-24), high school crossfire (July 10-15) and watersports (July 31-Aug. 5), each offering traditional camp activities in a faith-based setting. Grades 9-12. Counselors in Training (grades 10+) is June 26-July 8. $325-$350/session. 208-352-2671

Twinlow Junior High Camps | Faith-based camp offering traditional camp activities including archery, crafts, canoeing and more. Grades 6-9. June 19-24 (fine arts camp); July 10-15 and Aug. 7-12 (both watersports sessions, grades 6-8) and July 31-Aug. 5 (general camp). $325-$375. 208-352-2671

Camp Reed | Experience traditional camp activities including swimming, hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, ropes courses, archery, campfires and more. Boys and girls entering grades 3-9. Weeklong sessions from June 19-Aug. 13. (Horse program/units available July 17-Aug. 6; ages 10+; additional $25-$150.) $440-$495/session.

Idaho Mission Project | A camp experience designed for area youth groups working on a servant mission project. Project assignments with local organizations are based off goals and information provided by each group. Sessions offered June 13-Aug. 19. $280/camper. 208-352-2671

Camp Lady of the Lake | An arts camp on Lake CdA offering dancing, music, storytelling and singing workshops alongside traditional camp activities. At Camp N-Sid-Sen facilities. June 19-25, for teens and adults. Family camp week is Aug. 14-20 ($150-$620/person). $525-$615. 406-581-8178

SOLE Teen Trek Experiences | Explore the backcountry of northwestern Montana while learning about outdoor leadership, living and environmental awareness. Ages 13-17. Boys' sessions June 20-26 and Aug. 1-7; girls' sessions July 11-17 and Aug. 1-7. In Western Montana. $650-$800.

Camp Lutherhaven | Faith-based resident camp on Lake Coeur d'Alene, offering traditional camp activities including ropes courses, campouts, water sports, Bible study, archery and more. 3-day and 6-day sessions for grades 1-12 offered from June 19-Aug. 12. $145-$515 (payment plans available).. 208-667-3459 x 119

Camp Cross | A faith-based sleep-away camp on Lake CdA offering team-building exercises, arts and crafts, swimming, hiking, campfires, worship and more. June 21-23 (grades 2-3), June 25-30 (grades 4-6), July 10-15 (grades 7-9), Aug. 1-6 (grades 8-10) and Aug. 8-14 (grades 10-12). Also offered is an arts session (July 5-9, grades 4-9) $130-$420. 624-3191

Camp Spalding | Campers ride horses, swim, boat, zip-line, play team sports and more at a faith-based camp. Discovery Camp (grades 2-4), June 22-25 and Aug. 14-17; Junior Camp (grades 5-6), June 26-July 2 and July 24-30; Jr. High Camp (grades 7-8), July 10-16, Aug. 7-13; Senior Camp (grades 9-12), July 3-9, July 31-Aug. 6. $135-$455.

Peak 7 Father-Son Rafting Trip | A two-night, father-son trip on the Grande Ronde River, with all equipment and food provided. Boys ages 8 and up. June 24-26. $125/person. 467-5550

Camp Four Echoes: Troop Camping | Girl Scout troops can camp together and participate in camp activities. June 24-26, July 8-10, July 22-24. $75/person. 800-827-9478

MiVoden Wakeboard Camps | Catch some air and learn how to wakeboard at a faith-based camp using the camp's special wakeboarding boat. Ages 13-17. Week-long sessions offered June 26-July 10. Also offered is the Expedition Wakeboard camp for ages 14-17, July 10-17. $370-$390. 242-0506

MiVoden Cowboy Camp | A faith-based camp focusing on horsemanship, trail riding, barn care and more. June 26-July 3 (ages 12-14); July 10-17 and July 17-22 (ages 10-12). $355. 242-0506

Spalding Pioneer Camp | Faith-based camp focusing more on outdoor adventures and activities, including camping in teepees, outdoor cooking and more. June 26-July 2 (grades 7-8), July 6-9 (grades 2-4), July 10-16 (grades 5-6) and July 17-23 (grades 9-12). $220-$430. 731-4244

Shoshone Creek Ranch | Faith-based horseback trail riding programs teaching horsemanship, leadership skills and more. Six-day programs (grades 5-12) offered June 26-Aug. 12. At Shoshone Mountain Retreat. $379-$479. 1-866-729-8372

Camp Reed CIT Program | The counselor-in-training program teaches group dynamics, leadership, stewardship and more to train future camp counselors. Each session includes 2 weeks of camp, 1 work week and a 200-mile bike trip week. Grades 10+. Sessions offered June 26-Aug. 13. $600-$610. 720-5630

Camp Gifford | Experience traditional camp activities including canoeing, swimming, hiking, crafts and more in a faith-based setting at the Salvation Army-operated camp serving low income children. Ages 7-12. Weekly sessions for teen and youth offered June 27-Aug. 5. Cost varies based on income/eligibility. 233-2511

Camp Cross Family Sessions | A faith-based family camping retreat on Lake CdA, offering traditional camp activities, kid-free time for parents and more. Offered July 1-4 and Sept. 2-5. "Day at the Lake" sessions also offered for any day during the two sessions. $50-$150/person, based on age.

Twinlow Family Camp | Families of all sizes are invited to camp for a semi-structured, faith-based program of activities around the camp with lots of time on the lake. July 2-5. $75/person. 208-352-2671

Camp N-Sid-Sen | A faith-based resident camp on Lake Coeur d'Alene offering traditional camp activities such as crafts, songs, water activities and more. July 3-9 (sessions for grades 2-4 and 5-6). $200-$450.

MiVoden Extreme Teen Camps | A camp for teens who want to push themselves, offering tough climbs, whitewater rafting and survival techniques. Ages 13-17. Week-long sessions offered June 26-July 17. $370. 242-0506

Japanese Bon Odori Dance Practices @ Spokane Buddhist Temple

Sundays, 1-3 p.m. Continues through July 10
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Chey Scott

Chey Scott is the Inlander's Associate Editor, overseeing and contributing to the paper's arts and culture sections, including food and events. Chey (pronounced "Shay") is a lifelong resident of the Spokane area and a graduate of Washington State University. She's been on staff at the Inlander since 2012...