Camp can be just about making new friends.
Camp can be just about making new friends.


Riverview Sports Camp | Athletes of all types converge at Riverview for a week of sports camps in volleyball, football, wrestling and karate. The camp also offers traditional camp activities like zip lining, archery, paintball, water activities and more. July 5-8. $375-$400/session.

Twinlow Primary Camp | A shorter camp stay for younger campers, offering crafts, games, swimming and faith-based learning opportunities. Grades 1-3. Sessions offered July 5-8 and Aug. 7-10. $150.

Cocolalla Lake Bible Camp | A faith-based camp program within the context of the great outdoors, offering traditional camp activities, Bible study and more. July 10-15 (ages 13-18); July 17-21 (ages 11-12); July 24-28 (ages 9-10); July 31-Aug. 4 (ages 7-8). $135-$185.

N-Sid-Sen Aqua Camps | A water-themed, faith-based camp focusing on activities such as swimming, sailing, boating, canoeing and skiing on Lake CdA. July 10-16 (grades 10-college) and July 31-Aug. 6 (grades 7-9). $400-$490.

Camp Sweyolakan | Camp Fire's sleep-away camp on Lake CdA offering swimming, outdoor activities, arts and crafts and more. Grades 1-12. Nine sessions offered from July 11-Aug. 21, including double sessions July 11-23 and Aug. 8-21. "Outbackers" day-only sessions July 18-22 and Aug. 8-12. Special needs ("YBIC," ages 6-25) July 25-29 and Aug. 1-6. $225-$1050/session. 747-6191

Camp Sweyolakan Leadership Programs | High school students who wish to become future camp counselors learn leadership skills and gain team-building experience while learning how to be a camp counselor. Open to boys and girls entering grades 11-12. Senior session July 11-29; junior session Aug. 1-21; prerequisites needed. $800-$850.

Lutherhaven Family Camp | Families can experience a traditional sleep-away camp together in a faith-based setting. Cabin, yurt, tent and RV camping options. July 15-17. $49-$120/person.

MiVoden Challenge Camp | A faith-based camp featuring a high and low challenge course, with field trips and more. Ages 14-17. July 17-22. $370. 242-0506

MiVoden Expedition: Smith Rock | A five-day rock climbing course at Smith Rock State Park in Oregon. Campers receive individual instruction and learn about basic equipment and techniques in a faith-based setting. July 17-22. $390. 242-0506

Clearwater Arts Camp | Campers focus on a chosen art form or experiment in multiple areas such as music, visual arts, drama and dance, in a faith-based setting. Grades 7-12. July 17-23. $465.

Twin Eagles Nature Overnight Camp | Campers learn to make fire by friction, about edible/medicinal plants, tracking animals, building natural shelters and more through crafts and activities. Ages 10-13. Offered July 24-29 and Aug. 1-8, near Priest River, Idaho. $645-$745, scholarships available.

N-Sid-Sen Family Camp | Spend a week at traditional summer camp with time on the beach, swimming, hiking and floating the river in a faith-based setting. Offered July 24-30 and Aug. 7-13. $250-$325/person. 208-689-3489

Camp Sweyolakan Family Camp | The "You and Me, Kid!" session lets children experience a weekend of camp activities (swimming, archery, ropes courses and more with a parent, guardian or older sibling. July 29-31 $45/ages 4+, $80/adult. 747-6191

MiVoden Family Camp | The whole family can attend this faith-based camp together, participating in classes, evening campfire sessions and more. Sessions offered July 31-Aug. 7 and Aug. 7-14. Also offered is a 50+ family camp Aug. 21-28, for $325/person. $295-$335/person.

Lutherhaven Kindercamp | Children are invited to experience sleep-away camp with a family member or adult and enjoy the outdoor activities and scenery at Camp Lutherhaven. Kids ages 4-5 with an adult 18+. Aug. 5-7. $120/adult-child pair; $21 each additional. child. 866-729-8372

Peak7 Backpacking Trip | Hike and camp by mountain lakes, trek through the woods, sleep under the stars, summit a mountain peak, share life stories, and participate in Bible conversations during a five-day backpacking trip. Separate girls and boys trips offered for ages 13-17. Aug. 8-12. $320-$338. 467-5550

Cocolalla Backpacking Camp | A four-day backpacking trip around Harrison Lake near Sandpoint, offering Bible studies, swimming, fishing, survival skills and fellowship. Ages 13-18, Aug. 10-13 and Aug. 25-28 (intermediate level hiking). 160. 208-263-3912

Spalding Family Camp | The whole family can go to summer camp together and enjoy boating, barbecuing, swimming and other traditional camp activities in a faith-based setting. Aug. 17-21. $60-$340/person. 731-4244

Camp Four Echoes: Just the 2 of Us | Formerly called "Me and My Gal," this camp is open to campers and an adult guardian, offering swimming, crafts, hiking and more. Aug. 19-21. $75/person.

Cocolalla Family Camp | Families can enjoy a faith-based summer camp together, with swimming, canoeing, programmed activities and more. Aug. 19-21. Price TBA.

Camp Reed Family Camp | Experience the activities and scenery of camp as a family, in your own cabin and on your own schedule. Offering waterfront activities, archery, arts and crafts, campfires and more. Aug. 25-28. $85-$165/person.

Camp Four Echoes: Teen S'mores | Girls who are Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors learn leadership skills for working with younger girls and leading games, songs and more. Grades 6-12. Sept. 23-25. $50-$75. 800-827-9478

Camp Sanders | A Bible-themed camp exploring outdoors the nature, with swimming, hiking, sports, crafts, music and more. Grades 3-7. $170. 208-892-4842


Locomotives Basketball | A girls basketball camp teaching fundamentals of movement, jumping, dribbling and injury prevention. Offered through July 28 (try one session at no cost); meets Mon/Thu, 6:15-8 pm. At Faith Bible Church, 600 W. Cora. $175. 467-3988

Mead Girls Basketball Camp | Open to grades 3-12. Sessions offered June 6-9, 3-5 pm (grades 7-12) and June 13-16, 4-5:30 pm (grades 3-6). $50. 465-7002

NIC Girl's Basketball Camps | Players are coached by NIC women's basketball players and coaches in sessions focused on fundamentals, guard/post positions and shooting. Grades 3-12. June 13-16; includes a fundamentals camp (grades 3-7), guard-post play camp (grades 6-12) and a shooting camp (grades 6-12). $75-$125. 208-769-3347

St. George's Boys Basketball | Learn basketball fundamentals from St. George's coaches. Grades 6-12. June 13-17, 9 am-noon. $100. 466-1636

St. George's Girls Basketball | Camp focusing on developing foundation basketball skills, including shooting, defense, rebounding, passing and ball handling. Grades 6-12. June 13-17, 9 am-noon. $100.

St. George's Lower School Basketball | Camp teaching game fundamentals in shooting, passing, ball handling, defense and more. Boys and girls entering grades K-5. June 13-17, 1-3 pm. $80. 466-1636

Mead Boys Basketball Camp | Camp schedule breaks down by grade: Grades 9-12 (June 13-17, 6-8 pm); grades 7-8 (June 20-24, 10-11:30 am); grades 3-6 (June 20-24, 8-9:30 am). $50. 465-7002

Organized Open Gym (boys) | Drop-in sessions intented to improve court sense, with games organized based on attendance. June 13-July 27, Mon/Wed, 7-8:30 pm. $50.

WSU Men's Basketball Camp | Daily games and skill development with instruction by WSU coaching staff and players, led by head coach Ernie Kent. Coed, grades 2-8. June 14-17, 9 am-4 pm. At the WSU Bohler Athletic Complex. $150.

Gonzaga Women's Position Camp | A camp is designed for the high school athlete looking to receive position specific training. A variety of skills and drills will be taught by Gonzaga coaches and players. Grades 9-12. June 17-19. $180-$230. 313-4219

Whitworth Men's Team Camp | High school teams have the opportunity to compete and be coached by Whitworth's coaching staff. June 17-19, commuter and overnight options offered. $165-$400/player. 777-4415

3-on-3 Strategy Hoop Camp | A camp to focus on 3-on-3 skills to get players ready for the big Hoopfest weekend, focusing on competitive team strategy. Coed, ages 10-14. June 20-23, from 9 am-noon (lunch included). At East Central Community Center. $120/team.

NBC Unified Basketball Camp | A day camp designed for high school athletes with special needs. Boys and girls ages 14-18. June 20-23, 9 am-noon. At Whitworth University. $115. 800-406-3926

NBC Basketball Camps (Whitworth) | Day camp options are available for many of NBC Camps' overnight camp programs, including Pure Shooting & Offensive Skills, Position Specific, Junior and more. Boys and girls ages 8-19. Sessions offered from June 20-Aug. 11. $240-$590. 800-406-3926

NBC Basketball Camps (HUB) | The Complete Skills Jr. camp offers instruction for boys and girls ages 8-12. Sessions offered June 20-22, June 27-29 (ball handling), July 11-13 (shooting), July 18-20 and Aug. 15-17 (shooting). At the HUB Sports Center. $165. 800-406-3926

Skyhawks Basketball | Basketball camps are taught at local schools throughout the Spokane and Coeur d'Alene area, offering a skill-intensive program for beginning to intermediate athletes, teaching passing, dribbling, shooting and rebounding. Coed, ages 6-12. Camps offered June-August. $69-$139/session. 466-6590

HoopsterTots | Classes focus on dribbling, shot technique, passing and teamwork. Adjustable hoops and appropriately sized basketballs are used. Ages 28 mos.-5 years. June 20-Aug. 25, sessions meet once a week at area parks. $70-$130/session. 509-534-5437

G-Prep Boys Basketball | Camps offered June 20-24; grades 7-8 meet 10 am-noon; grades 4-6 meet 12-2 pm. Session for grade 9 May 31-June 23. At Gonzaga Prep. $70-$85.

WSU Women's Elite Camp | A camp for high-level players, focusing on advanced skill instruction, position breakdown and daily games, led by WSU coaches and players. Coed grades 9-12. June 21-23. $130-$160. 509-335-8241

Gonzaga Boys Team Camps | The Gonzaga men's coaching staff and players provide instruction to high school boys teams (min. of 8 players) looking to refine their skill and team play. Offered June 21-24, June 26-29 and July 14-17. $320/player. 313-5531

Junior Vandal Camp | Young players participate in drills teaching basketball fundamentals in dribbling, passing, shooting and defense. Girls grades 2-6. June 22-24, 9 am-noon. At the U of Idaho Memorial Gym. $100.

Vandal Basketball Camp | Middle and high school players practice and develop skills based off the defensive/offensive fundamentals used by the Idaho Women's team. Grades 7-12. June 22-24, 1-4 pm. At the U of Idaho Memorial Gym. $100.

WSU Men's Elite Camp | A two day resident camp during which players are coached by WSU players and coaching staff, and receive personal feedback on their skill development. Coed grades 9-12. June 23-24. $135.

G-Prep Girls Basketball | Sessions offered for grades 10-12 (May 20-July 6), grade 9 (May 29-June 19), grades 6-8 and grades 3-5 (both from June 27-July 1). At Gonzaga Prep. $55-$70.

Gonzaga Women's Individual Camp | Fundamentals of the game are taught by Gonzaga women's team players and coaches. Skills are reinforced through fun drills and 5-on-5 games. Grades 1-8. July 5-9; Half-, full-day and overnight options. $125-$345. 313-4219

SGS Basketball Skills Clinics | Three clinics in one week are offered: offensive arsenal (July 11-12), ball handling (July 13-14) and position work/complete player (July 15). All sessions from 1-3 pm. Grades 5-12. $20/clinic.

NBC Basketball Camps (Warehouse) | The Rookie BB Day camp (ages 6-9) and Complete Skills Jr. Camp (ages 8-12) are offered for boys and girls. July 11-13, July 18-20, Aug. 1-5, Aug. 8-10, Aug. 15-17. $95-$280. 800-406-3926

EWU Individual Camp | Players hone skill development, play in competitions and contests under coaching of EWU staff and players. Ages 7-12. July 18-21; full- or half-day sessions available. $80-$140.

NBC Basketball Camp (NIC) | The Complete Player camp is offered for boys and girls, ages 9-18. July 18-22. Resident camp hosted at North Idaho College. $565. 800-406-3926

EWU Advanced Skills Camp | Players are coached by EWU staff and players, with competitions and contests. Ages 13-16. July 20-22, from 9 am-3 pm. 1$00.

Gonzaga Advanced Skills Camp | Players receive instruction in footwork, shooting, ball handling, passing, rebounding and offensive/defensive team concepts from Gonzaga Men's Coaching Staff. Open to boys in grades 3-12. July 21-24, overnight and commuter options available. $310-$410.

Gonzaga Fundamental Skills Camp | Younger players learn basic skills and game fundamentals from the GU Men's team coaching staff. Boys and girls entering grades 1-7. July 25-27; morning or full-day sessions offered. $125-$250. 313-5531

Little Eaglets Camp | An introduction to basketball skills and drills are led by EWU women's basketball players and coaching staff. July 25-29; 8 am-noon. Coed camp for grades K-5. At EWU Reese Court. 80. 359-7382

SGS Hoops Camp | Players work to improve shooting, passing, dribbling, defensive and offensive work. Grades 2-9. July 25-29, 9 am-noon. $125.

Soaring Eagles Camps | Introduction to basketball with a focus on fundamental skills and drills. Camp is led by EWU women's players and coaching staff. July 25-29, 1-5 pm. Coed camp for grades 6-8. At EWU Reese Court. $80. 359-7382

Breakthrough Basketball Skills Camp | A skills development camp coached by Drew Molitoris, focusing on defense, offense, footwork, mentality, ball-handling, shooting and more. Coed, grades 4-9. July 26-28, 9 am-3 pm. At the HUB Sports Center. $225. 866-846-7892

Breakthrough Basketball Attack and Counter | An elite skills development camp coached by Don Kelbick, focusing on ball-handling, finishing inside, mentality defense and more. Coed, high school players and mature students in grades 7-8. July 29-31. At the HUB Sports Center. $245.

Advantage Basketball Camp | Students build on their ball-handling skills by learning quick, one-handed moves off the dribble. Aug. 1-5, with a five- and three-day option, camp meets 9 am-5 pm. At HUB Sports Center. $195-$265. 927-0602

NBC College Basketball Prep Camp | An overnight basketball camp for boys, must apply to be accepted. For serious players only. Ages 14-20. Held at Whitworth University. Aug. 1-7. $1265.

EWU Elite Camp | A camp for serious players, with instruction and competition geared toward college-level athletes. Grades 10-12. Aug. 4-5. $150.

East Central Youth Basketball | Boys and girls will build skills in ball handling, shooting, form and defense during a camp hosted by Catch Spokane with special guests. Aug. 5-8, from 10 am-12:30 pm (ages 7-11) and 1-3:30 pm (ages 12-14). At East Central Community Center. $60-$70. 808-2123


Skyhawks Baseball | Baseball camps offering progressional instruction and teaching in fielding, catching, throwing, hitting and baserunning. Coed, ages 4-12. Held at local parks throughout the Spokane/CdA area. Camps offered June-August. $69-$149/session. 466-6590

BaseballTots | This camp uses a variety of games to engage kids while teaching the sport of baseball and developing fundamental skills. For ages 26 mos. to 5 years. June 20-Aug. 25, meets once a week, times and locations vary at area parks. $70-$130/session. 509-534-5437

Coach Pitch Baseball | Young athletes work on dexterity, agility, and teamwork, with coaches pitching to each player based on skill. Grades 1-4. June 21-July 21, games on Tue/Thu. $67-$107.

Y Rookies T-Ball | A program to introduce young kids to baseball, also teaching teamwork, sportsmanship and fair play. Ages 4-5. June 22-July 20, games/practice on Wednesdays. $60-$100.

Zags Baseball "Pups" Camp | A camp for beginning players to teach basic fundamentals in hitting, fielding, throwing and more. Boys and girls ages 4-6. June 27-28, from 9-11 am. $50.

G-Prep Baseball Camp | A camp focusing on all techniques of the game. Grades 2-8. June 27-29, 9-11:30 am. At Gonzaga Prep. $75.

Junior Cougar Baseball Camp | A day camp for young players, at Bailey-Brayton field on the WSU campus. For boys ages 7-12. June 27-29, 9 am-noon. $150.

Zags Baseball "Lil Zags" Camp | Intermediate level fundamental skills class on hitting, fielding, throwing, pitching and more. Boys and girls ages 7-10. June 27-29, from 9 am-3 pm. $225.

Premier Mitts | Specialized infield and hitting camp, with special guest appearances by Whitworth head coach Dan Ramsay. Ages 8-18. June 27-30, July 6-8, July 11-14 and Aug. 1-4; times and session focus vary. At Whitworth University's Merkel Field. $109-$169. 863-4605

WC Hitting Camp | Learn the six-step hitting progression through drills and the mental steps of hitting. Ages 9-15. June 28-30, 9-10:30 am. At University High School. $95.

Spokane Indians Youth Baseball Clinic | Attendees receive instruction from Spokane Indians players on the fundamentals of baseball; mascot OTTO also makes an appearance to teach campers. Tickets to the evening's games also included (parents can purchase tickets to sit with child). Offered June 29, July 13 and Aug. 16, from 3:30-5:30 pm. Ages 6-12. $6/session. 343-6886

Gonzaga Baseball Firecracker Prospect Camp | A camp for high school players looking to play at the next level and learn skills to accomplish that goal, with Division I instruction and evaluation in hitting, infield and outfield defense/catching. Sessions on July 1-2, from 7-9 pm. $50/session.

Zags Baseball "Big Dogs" Camp | Advanced fundamental skills camp on hitting, fielding, throwing, pitching and more. Boys and girls ages 11-14. July 11-13, from 9 am-3 pm. $225.

WC Infield Only Camp | A camp covering the techniques of infield play, from feeds and pivots to the level system and more. Ages 9-15. July 11-14, 9-11 am. At University High School. $120.

Youth Softball Camp | Players learn the fundamentals of fielding, catching, throwing, hitting and base running in a camp hosted by Coach Bob Sandford of the Spokane Lightning. Coed, ages 8-14. July 15-18, 10 am-1 pm. At East Central Community Center. $80.

Total Cougar Baseball Experience | Campers can experience the collegiate baseball experience, using the WSU athletic facilities and learning from its players and coaching staff. Coed, grades 3-12. July 17-21, overnight and day options available. $225-$499.

East Central Youth Softball | Kids learn fundamentals of fielding, catching, throwing, hitting and base running in a fun environment. Ages 8-14. July 18-21, 10 am-1 pm. At East Central Community Center. $80.

West Coast Baseball | A camp covering all positions on the field and hitting, now in its 24th year. Ages 9-15. July 18-21, 9-11:30 am. At University High School $120.

Nike Baseball | An intensive camp offering professional instruction from Whitworth's coaches and players. Boys ages 10-18. July 25-29, with commuter, extended and overnight options. $355-$575.

Gonzaga Baseball High School Prospects | A camp for high school players (graduates from 2016-20) interested in playing at a college level to receive Division I-level instruction and coaching. Limited to the first 90 participants. Aug. 2-6. $295.

Cougar Baseball High School Prospect Camp | Campers will have the opportunity to showcase their skills in front of WSU Coach Less and the rest of the coaching staff during workouts and live games. Open to boys in grades 9-12. Aug. 26-28. $199-$350.

Spokane Indians Scout Night | All Inland Northwest scouts can camp overnight on the Avista Stadium field immediately following the post-game fireworks show after the game vs. the Tri-City Dust Devils. Breakfast snack items will be provided the following morning. Ages 8-15. Aug. 27 at 5:30 pm. $8. 343-6886

Mead Football Camp | Options include nine practice sessions at EWU Cheney (May 31-June 16, June 22-25) for grades 9-12. Also for incoming seniors is a sleepaway camp at the University of Oregon, May 31-June 16 and June 18-21. $400-$500. 465-7002

Cougar Football Camp | Mini-camp offering non-contact instruction from WSU coaching staff and tours of the WSU Football facilities. Coed, grades 11-12. June 4, starting at noon. $50.

NFL Flag Football League | Teams of 8-12 members (coed, boys, girls team options) can register to participate in this summer league, with practice on Tuesdays and games on Thursdays. June 7-July 28. Register by May 20 to participate, more information online. At Dwight Merkel and South East sports complexes. $99.

Vandal Team Camp | High school players work on game skills and techniques following the Vandals' team philosophy. Grades 9-12. June 13-15, commuter and resident options offered. $200-$275.

Whitworth 8-Man Football Camp | A contact football camp coached by Whitworth football coaching staff, offering scrimmages against other 8-man teams. Grades 9-12. June 13-15 $220. 777-4329

Vandal Kicking Camp | A one-day session led by former Vandal player and NFL kicker Mike Hollis, along with kicker Dan Zeidman. Grades 9-12. June 16, 10 am-5 pm. $100.

Vandal Youth Camp | A kids football camp led by University of Idaho coaching staff and players. Grades 2-6. June 17, 8:30 am-noon. $30-$40.

EWU Individual/Team Camp | Improve techniques and game strategies as an individual or with a team, with instruction from EWU coaching staff. Grades 9-12. Offered June 17-20 and June 22-25. $75-$320.

Vandal Skills Camp | Daily skill camps offer coaching in various aspects and positions. Grades 9-12. June 20-22, from 1-4 pm. At the U of Idaho Kibbie Dome. $35/day.

Grid Kids Camp | A full-contact football skills camp teaching blocking, tackling, running and other skills to prepare for the upcoming Grid Kids football season. June 20-23. Coed grades 3-8. At West Valley HS. $95-$135.

Pirate Football Camp | The first ever Pirate football camp for young players, offering drills, breakout sessions and daily competitions. Grades 2-6. June 20-24, 9 am-noon. $100/child; sibling discount offered.

1stDownTots | A development program that uses a variety of fun games to engage kids while teaching the sport of football and developing fundamental skills. Ages 3-5. June 20-Aug. 25; meets once weekly, times and locations vary at area parks. $70-$130/session. 509-534-5437

EWU Specialist Camp | Former collegiate and professional kickers and EWU special teams coaches lead a one-day session on kicking. June 21, 9:30 am-5 pm. $100.

Vandal Showcase | A full-contact, one day camp to offer potential high school prospects in the Northwest an opportunity to be evaluated by the U. of Idaho football staff. Grades 9-12. June 23, noon-5 pm. $200.

Inland NW Football Camp | A skills camp offering college level coaches and specific position training. Grades K-8. June 27-30, 5:30-7:30 pm. At Mt. Spokane High School 100. 808-3329

G-Prep Football Camp | Sessions offered include a grade 10-12 team camp (June 6-July 12), and camps for grades 9 (June 27-July 12), grades 7-8 (July 5-8), and grades 5-6 (also July 5-8). At Gonzaga Prep. $70-$125.

Skyhawks Flag Football | Players learn skills on both sides of the football, including passing, catching and defense, in camps ending with the Skyhawks Super Bowl. Camps held at local parks and schools throughout the Spokane and Coeur d'Alene area. Boys and girls ages 4-12. Camps offered June-August. $69-$145/session.

Spokane Empire Skills Clinics | Spokane Empire players and coaches lead one-day clinics for quarterbacks, receivers, kickers, punters and general skill development. Grades 3-8. June 28 (QB, Rec.); June 29 (all skills); June 30 (kick/punt), from 4-7 pm. At West Valley HS. $40-$60.

East Central Youth Flag Football | A camp emphasizing skills on both sides of the football, including passing, defense and catching. Coed, ages 7-14. July 11-14, 10 am-1 pm. At East Central Community Center. $80. 808-2123

EWU DB/WR Camp | Skills camp for wide receivers and defensive backs, led by Eastern coaching staff and players. July 28 (grades 9-10) and July 29 (grades 11-12) from 10 am-3:30 pm. At EWU Roos Field. $60-$70.

EWU Quarterback Camp | Join Eastern quarterback coach Troy Taylor for a camp specially focused on quarterback skills. July 28 (grades 9-10) and July 29 (grades 11-12), from 9 am-3:30 pm. At EWU Roos Field. $100-$125.


Whitworth Men's Soccer Academy | Players practice with and are coached by Whitworth men's soccer players and staff, learning a possession-oriented style of play. Coed, ages 6-12. Sessions offered June 15-18, July 13-16 and Aug. 10-13. $165-$420. 250-9323

Whitworth Women's Soccer Camp | Players are coached by Whitworth women soccer players and coaching staff. Girls entering grades 11-12. Sept. 18-19. $150.

Gonzaga Men's ID Camp | Players receive instruction from Gonzaga players and coaching staff, training in a competitive environment. Grades 9+. June 11-12 and July 13-14. $140/session.

WSU Soccer Camp | Players are coached by WSU soccer players and coaches, learning and honing game fundamentals. Ages 5-14. June 13-17 and July 11-15; half day sessions for ages 5-7 and full-date sessions for ages 8-14. $150-$250.

Gonzaga Women's Summer ID Camp | Players develop skills through drills and practice led by Gonzaga Women's coaching staff and players. Grades 9-12. June 18-19, July 17-18 and Aug. 13, overnight and commuter options available. $215-$275.

Spokane Soccer Academy | Learn soccer fundamentals through a variety of summer-long sessions offered in foot skills, technical game training, striking and finishing and goalkeeping. Sessions for all ages and levels run June 20-July 28; meets twice weekly. At Dwight Merkel Sports Complex and Plantes Ferry Park. $255-$295/session. 897-7999

NBC Soccer Camps (Whitworth) | A soccer camp for boys and girls ages 8-14, with an advance boys' camp (July 25-29) option for ages 14-19. Offered June 20-23, and Aug. 8-11, day and overnight options available. At Whitworth University $115-$575.

Skyhawks Soccer | A progressional coaching curriculum teaching technical skills and knowledge for all levels of playing experience. Camps held at local parks and schools throughout the Spokane and CdA area. Boys and girls ages 3-12. Offered June-August. $59-$145/session. 466-6590

SoccerTots | Young athletes play games and activities to promote fitness, self confidence and develop basic soccer skills. Ages 1.5-5 years. Sessions offered June 20-Aug. 25, meeting once a week. Locations and session lengths vary. $70-$130/session. 534-5437

NBC Soccer Camps | Day camps and supplemental training programs are offered at Palisades Christian Academy and Evergreen Elementary. Ages 8-13. $95-$110. 800-406-3926

Dragon Soccer & Science Camp | A camp for beginning players to build fundamentals in a fun context with games and contests, including science activities like making ice cream. Coed, grades 2-6. June 27-July 1, 9 am-noon. $125. 466-1636

British Soccer Camps | Young players improve their core soccer techniques and play competitively, with programs appropriate for each age.. Ages 3-18. June 27-July 7 and Aug. 22-26, full- and half-day sessions available. At Rocky Hill Park. $89-$200. 755-6726

East Central Youth Soccer | Youth athletes are coached by British collegiate all star Faith Williams, learning skills in dribbling, passing, shooting, ball control and more. Ages 7-14. June 27-31, 10 am-12:30 pm (ages 7-11) and 1-3:30 pm (ages 12-14). Includes lunch. At East Central Community Center. $60-$70.

G-Prep Soccer Camp | Sessions for boys and girls. July 11-14, boys in grades 9-12 meet 8-10 am; girls in grades 9-12 meet 10 am-noon; coed grades 4-8 meet 12-2 pm. At Gonzaga Prep. $70.

Dragon Soccer Camp | SGS varsity coaching staff lead a week of focuses instruction and training appropriate to each age group. Grades 7-12. July 11-15, 9 am-noon. $135.

Eagles Summer ID Camp | A one-day camp for high school girls to evaluate their potential as future EWU players, focusing on the technical and physical demands of collegiate soccer. Girls ages 14-18. Offered on May 15, July 13 and Sept. 24, from 9 am-4 pm. $125. 359-6572

EWU Soccer | A one-day ID camp for high school girls and potential junior college transfers. Ages 14-18. July 13, 9 am-4 pm. $125.

Seattle Sounders FC Camp | A soccer camp for beginning to intermediate players, focusing on technical and tactical elements of the game, taught by elite and professional players/coaches. July 18-22, half and full day options offered. At Dwight Merkel Sports Complex. $170-$290.

WSU Soccer Elite Camp | A residential camp for experience players to develop tactical and technical skills, with coaching by WSU players and staff. For girls, ages 13-18. July 21-24. $395.

Mead Girls Soccer Camp | Open to grades 9-12. July 25-28, 9:30-11 am. Also includes the option to add the showcase event, July 29-30, 9:30-11 am for an additional $25. At the Mead HS soccer fields. $50-$75. 465-7002


Whitworth Volleyball | The Whitworth Volleyball team hosts camp sessions for skill and technique training. Coed, grades 4-12, offered May 10-18. Also offered is a mother-daughter camp (girls grades 4-12) on Sat, May 14. The summer camp (grades 7-12) is Aug. 16-18. At the Whitworth Fieldhouse. $50-$125/session.

WSU Volleyball Youth Camp | Young players learn basic skills and game fundamentals, including passing, setting, hitting and serving. Coed, grades 1-6. June 20-21, 9-11:30 am. $75.

Skyhawks Volleyball | Skill-based volleyball camps teaching fundamentals of passing, setting, hitting, serving and more for beginning to intermediate players. Camps held at local parks and schools throughout the Spokane and Coeur d'Alene area. Boys and girls ages 7-14. Offered June-August. $119-$149/session.

SuperTots Volleyball | Fun games are used to teach volleyball techniques including passing, setting, hitting, serving and more. Ages 6-9. Sessions offered June 20-Aug. 25, meets weekly at area parks. $70-$130/session. 534-5437

The Complete Player Volleyball Camp | A six-day skills camp offering technical instruction, fundamental skills review and more. Grades 9-12. June 21-23 and 28-30. 9:30 am-noon (grades 9-12) and 12:30-3 pm (grades 6-8). $120.

VolleyKats | A camp to break down the fundamentals of volleyball into easy-to-learn classes for young children. Ages 6-9. June 23-Aug. 24; camps meet once weekly (Wed or Thu) at Franklin or Edgecliff parks. $130/session.. 534-5437

Mini Eags Camp | A coed camp for beginning players, taught by EWU coaches and players. Ages 6-13. (Camp max is 25 players.) June 27-29, from 9 am-noon. At EWU Reese Court. 120. 520-444-7231

East Central Youth Volleyball | Kids will develop skills in passing, setting, hitting, serving and defense under the coaching of Carrie Beck, a European professional player. Ages 7-14. July 5-8, 10 am-12:30 pm (beginners) and 1-3:30 pm (intermediate). At East Central Community Center. $60-$70. 808-2123

Eagles All Skills Camp | Coached by Eastern players and staff, campers hone techniques and skills in a low athlete-to-coach ratio setting. Ages 12-18. July 6-8. At EWU Reese Court. $265/day, $365/resident. 359-7383

Vandal Volleyball Team Camp | Teams and their coaches work with the Vandal volleyball coaching staff on drills, strategies and more. July 6-9, commuter and resident options available. $240-$330.

NBC Volleyball Camps | Overnight and day volleyball camps (Complete Player, Intensive and Jr. Complete Skills) are offered for girls ages 8-18. July 6-9, July 22-24. At Whitworth University. $135-$465. 800-406-3926

Zag Team Camp | A camp for JV and Varsity teams focusing on team play, technique and strategy, with tournament play on the final day. July 8-11, resident and commuter team options (new this year) available. Coach attends free. $355/player.

Vandal Volleyball Skills Camp | A fast-paced camp offering instruction based on the Vandal volleyball team's training methods. Coed, grades 6-12. July 9-12, commuter and resident options available. $270-$360.

Vandal Volleyball Youth Camp | Basic volleyball skills and techniques are taught by the Vandal coaching staff and players. Coed, grades 3-6. July 10-12, 9-11:30 am. 85.

WSU High School Team Camp | Camp designed for high school teams looking to practice in a collegiate atmosphere, concluding with the High School Team Tournament. Open to teams of girls entering grades 7-12 (9 player min., varsity and JV). July 10-13, commuter and overnight options available. $220-$300/player.

WSU Volleyball All-Skills Camp | This camp offers the highest level of specific position training to experience players, and all-around fundamental skills training for beginners. Coed, grades 7-12. July 10-13, with commuter and overnight options available. $250-$375.

Mead Volleyball Camp | Open to grades 3-12. July 11-13 (grades 3-8) and July 11-14 (grades 9-12). At the Mead HS gym and fieldhouse. $50-$75. 465-7002

Sasquatch Volleyball Camp | A camp focusing on specific volleyball skill development for all ages and skill levels; each session is 8 hours of positional training from coaches who are current and former collegiate volleyball players. July 11-14; sessions offered include kids (grades 2-5), skills camp (grades 6-12), setters, outsides and defensive. $75-$200. 954-0034

Zag Positional Camp | Offering positional skills instructions, competitive drills and tournament play led by Zag coaching staff and players. Grades 8-12. July 11-14, commuter and overnight options available. $320-$370.

Eagles Team Camp | Teams practice, run drills, bond and work on technique and game strategy, culminating with a team tournament. Girls in grades 9-12. July 11-15. First coach per team is free; includes option for EWU to provide a coach. $225-$300/person..

NIC Volleyball Camps | Young players are coached by NIC athletes and staff, with youth skills camps focusing on all-around skill development. Two-day sessions offered July 11-12, July 13-14 and July 15-16 (grades 5-8), from 9:30 am-3:30 pm. High school skills camp (grades 9-12) is Aug. 8-9, from 4-8 pm. $70-$95. 208-769-3218

Zag Complete Player Camp | A camp offering all-around emphasis on player skill and technique development, led by Zag coaching staff. Grades 5-9. July 18-20, commuter and overnight options. $270-$300.

G-Prep Volleyball Camp | Sessions offered for grades 9-12 and grades 4-8. July 27-29. At Gonzaga Prep. $75-$110.


Kids Tumbling | Tumbling classes offered for toddlers to young children, teaching balance, coordination, flexibility and strength. Monthly sessions offered June-August, meeting days and times vary. Ages 1.5-7. At all three YMCA locations. $25-$45/month.. 777-9622

Get the Summer Started | A week of gymnastics and summer activities; no experience required. Ages 3-14. June 20-24; half- and full-day options available. $99-$199. 533-9646

Mead Gymnastics Camp | Open to grades 1-12, and all skill levels. June 20-24; session times based on skill level. $40-$60. 465-7002

Gymnastics Fun Camp | A week of gymnastics events, games, contests and more. No experience necessary. Ages 3-14. Sessions offered June 27-July 1 and Aug. 8-12; half- and full-day options available. $129-$239. 533-9646

Ninja Zone | Campers learn to kick, jump, roll and flip like characters from their favorite games and films. Offered July 18-22 and Aug. 15-19. Half-day; morning or afternoon session options. $129-$139.

Extreme Gymnastics, Parkour & Breakdancing | Learn tumbling skills, breakdancing, parkour moves and other stunts. Ages 6-14. Sessions offered July 18-22 and Aug. 15-19. Half-day, with morning or afternoon options. $129-$139. 533-9646

Adventure Camp | This popular camp is now in its 13th year and offers themed days of challenges and adventures through gymnastics. Ages 3-14. Offered July 25-29 and Aug. 22-26, from 8:15 am-12:15 pm (half-day only). $129-$139.

Character Camp | Each day is based on a theme from a popular kids' movie, and includes structured gymnastics and games. Ages 3-14. Aug. 1-5, half- and full-day options available. $129-$239. 533-9646

Trampoline and Tumbling Camp | Learn skills and safety on the Tumbl Trak, double mini trampoline, Euro Trampoline and spring floor. Ages 6-14. Aug. 8-12; half- or full-day options available. $129-$239.


Aquanautic Safety Instructor | Learn to teach water safety, survival and swimming skills to all ages through Spokane Parks' swimming programs. This course certifies teens to instruct as a summer job. Students must pass basic tests in the first session. Ages 16+. Offered May 6-15 and June 3-12, meets Fri-Sun, 5-7 pm. At Witter Aquatics Center. $135/session.

Lifeguard Training Course | Teens can enroll in this course to become summer lifeguards for Spokane Parks, learning water safety, CPR, first aid and lifeguarding skills. Ages 15+. Sessions offered in May, June and July; see website for details. At Witter Aquatic Center. $175/session.

Mead Wrestling Camp | Open to grades 1-12. June 5-9, Sun 3-5 pm; Mon-Thu 5-7:30 pm. $50. 465-7002

G-Prep Cross Country Camp | Girls camps for all levels of runners, in grades 1-8 (June 6-9, from 4-5 pm. At Gonzaga Prep) and an overnight camp for grades 9-12, from June 28-30 at Deer Lake. $50-$100.

G-Prep Wrestling Camp | A wrestling skills camp for grades K-8. June 7-16, Tue-Thu from 6-5:30 pm. At Gonzaga Prep. $30.

Kung Fu for Youth | Basic skills are taught in a positive atmosphere to students of any fitness level. Ages 7-17. Summer sessions offered June 13-July 11 (Mon/Wed) and June 14-July 7 (Tue/Thu) from 6:15-7 pm. At East West Martial Arts & Body Works. $67/session.

Kung Fu Little Dragons | A class to introduce children to Kung Fu, mixing basic moves to walking, punching, kicking and more. Ages 4-6. Summer sessions offered June 13-July 11 (Mon/Wed) and June 14-July 7 (Tue/Thu), from 5:45-6:15 pm. $40/session.

Speed, Quickness, Strength Camp | A sports conditioning camp focusing on the athlete's choice of overall fitness or sports-specific training. Students entering grades 5-12. June 15-July 8 and Aug. 1-19; M-F from 9-10:30 am or 10:30-12 pm. $85/week; $450-$650/all summer.

NIC Wrestling Camp | The largest summer wrestling camp in the Northwest, offering instruction in collegiate-style wrestling with emphasis on takedowns. Coaches on site include former Olympians and collegiate coaches. June 18-22 and June 23-27 (high school only), June 28-July 1 (K-8 and girls) and June 27-July 1 (intensive camp). At North Idaho College, CdA. $195-$475. 208-755-1634

Whitworth Tennis | Weekly sessions for beginner to intermediate players are held every Tuesday and/or Thursday evening, 6:30-7:30 pm. $10/class. Drop-in style program, billed at the end of each month. $10/session..

Inland NW Track Camp | This camp offers training for speed and agility, throwing farther and jumping at each athlete's potential. Grades K-9. June 20-23, from 5:30-7 pm. At Mt. Spokane High School. $75. 808-3329

Climbing Summer Camp | Young kids learn the techniques and safety of climbing, including belaying, rappelling, slacklining, rope ascending and more. Ages 8-14. Weekly sessions offered June 20-July 22, from 9 am-2 pm. At Wild Walls. $250-$300/session. 625-6200

Skyhawks Lacrosse | Kids get an introduction to one of the oldest sports in North America that's now also the fastest growing. Athletes learn fundamentals and basic techniques to play. Coed, ages 4-7. Held at parks and schools in the Spokane/Coeur d'Alene area. June-August. $109-$125. 466-6590

Disc Golf Camp | Try out and learn about this fast-growing recreational activity, offering hiking, core values, team building and more. Ages 9-13. Sessions offered June 20-July 13 and July 18-Aug. 10, meeting Mon-Wed, 10 am-1 pm. At High Bridge Disc Golf Course. $229/session.. 625-6200

Spokane Area Swimming | Kids can prep for competitive swimming, or work on basic skills and swimming strokes during the Osprey Summer Swim League, under the direction of NCAA Division I swimmer Rachel Millet. Ages 8-17. June 20-Aug. 11, Mon-Thu, 10-11:30 am. At Witter Pool. $150. 847-8327

Wildcat Sports Camps | The Mead School District/Mt. Spokane High School hosts sports camps including sports conditioning, football, volleyball, soccer, basketball, cheer/dance, gymnastics, baseball and wrestling. Grades K-12. June 20-Aug. 11; dates/times vary based on sport. See link for complete details. Cost varies. 465-7229

Spokane Racquet Club Camps | Certified instructors offer age-appropriate instruction for beginner to advanced players; camps also include supervised water activities and snacks. Ages 7-18. Weekly camps offered June 20-Aug. 19; camp times vary based on age group. $105-$375/session.

SuperTots Multi-Sport Camp | A camp for young children to be introduced to numerous sports, including baseball, football and soccer. Ages 3-5. Sessions offered June 20-Aug. 25, meets once a week at local parks. $70-$130/session. 534-5437

One-on-One Track Coaching | Practice with Whitworth's track and field coaches in sprints, hurdles, distance running, throws, jumps and more. Contact coach Shannon Winant to set up coaching sessions. June-August. $25-$35/hour.

Tennis USTA | Tennis instruction and games in the morning, followed by an afternoon of activities, including other sports, swimming and more. Ages 6-12. June 20-Aug. 26, Mon-Fri from 8 am-4 pm. At Mission Park. $35-$95/half-day; $149/full day.

Ultimate Sports Day Camp | A week of playing all types of traditional sports, as well as skateboarding, BMX biking and more. Ages 6-9 and 10-12. Weekly sessions offered June 20-Aug. 26, Mon-Fri from 8 am-4 pm. At Dwight Merkel Sports Complex. $139/session.

First Tee of the Inland Northwest | Junior instructional golf lessons for all abilities, and an intro to core values that can be taken from the golf course to home and school. Ages 7+. June 20-Sept. 2; meets one day a week depending on location. Offered at Qualchan, Esmeralda, Deer Park and The Highlands golf courses. $80/student with 10% sibling discount. 688-9892

Relational Riding Academy | A horsemanship program offering half-day riding camps. Ages 8-13, open to all skill levels. Sessions offered June 20-24, July 11-15, Aug. 1-5 and Aug. 15-19; meets Mon-Fri, 9 am-noon. Only 10 spots open per session. $250/session.

Nike Golf Camps | Collegiate coaches lead players on the 18-hole courses of both universities, offering individual instruction and daily course play. Coed, ages 10-18. June 26-30, overnight and commuter options. At the University of Idaho and WSU. $595-$975.

WSU Tennis Camps | Camp sessions offered for all levels and ages of players, with overnight, full- and half-day camps. Ages 3-18. June 26-30. $75-$495.

Strength and Conditioning Camp | Stay in shape over the summer break to stay at the top of your sports game. Boys and girls sessions offered for grades 9-12. June 27-Aug. 9, Mon-Thu. Girls meet 7-8 am, boys (grades 9-10) from 8-9:30 am, boys (grades 11-12) from 8:45-10:15 am. At Gonzaga Prep. $100.

Skyhawks Golf | Camps teach the fundamentals of golf including swinging, putting and body positioning, with all equipment provided. Camps held at local parks and schools throughout the Spokane and Coeur d'Alene area. Boys and girls ages 5-14. Camps offered June-August. $40-$125/session.

Skyhawks Cross Country | Train for the upcoming cross-country season in the fall. Coed, ages 5-12. At Comstock and Franklin parks. June-August. $65-$79.

East Central Open League Fridays | A weekly program promoting fun and fitness through multiple sports and games. Coed, ages 8-14. July 1-Aug. 26, morning (10 am-noon) and afternoon (1-3 pm) sessions offered. At East Central Community Center. $5-$10/day; $18-$36/month or $36/nine weeks, one session per day.. 808-2123

Kaizen Intensive Wrestling | Athletes will strength train/condition, receive instruction in technique, and participate in live tournaments each night. Sessions for high school men July 2-8 and women, July 3-7. At Riverview Bible Camp. $355-$405.

All American Bread and Butter Camp | A wrestling camp with clinics led by collegiate level athletes, with traditional camp activities open to students in between training sessions. July 5-8. At Riverview Bible Camp, Cusick. $155.

Junior Lifeguards | Young swimmers (prerequisites required) can join professional lifeguards for a week of water safety, fitness and fun. Camp concludes with a water-safety volunteer event at a local athletic event. Ages 11-14. July 5-9, 9 am-3 pm. $80-$100. 208-763-0618

Kids Triathlon Training | Train for the YMCA's August 7 kids tri. Ages 5-14. July 5-Aug. 4, Tue/Thu from 9:15-10:15 am. At the Valley YMCA. $50-$100. 777-9622

Skyhawks Tennis Academy | Camp teaching proper grip, footwork, strokes, volleys, serves and game rules and etiquette. Camps held at parks and schools in the Spokane and Coeur d'Alene area. Boys and girls ages 3-12. Offered July-August. $109-$119/session. 466-6590

Camp Dart-Lo Community Swim Sessions | Practice skills, build endurance or just splash around and cool off in Camp Dart-Lo's outdoor pools, including a full-size and a wade-in pool with water features. Kids under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. July 5-Aug. 19, open Mon-Fri from 3-5:30 pm. $4 per person/visit; Swim Pass, 10 visits/$30. 747-6191

Kids Xtreme Fun Run | Run, jump and slide to the finish line in this 500-yard obstacle course fun run. Ages 5-14. July 10. At North YMCA. $15-$20. 777-9622

Iron Wood Throwers Camp | The 27th annual camp for track and field throwing athletes offers instruction from notable and former Olympians and world record holders. July 11-16; resident and commuter options available. At North Idaho College, CdA. $450-$665.

SCC Aquatics Level 1-2 | Swimmers learn elementary aquatic skills as a foundation for more advanced swimming. Ages 6+. Weekly sessions offered July 11-Aug. 18, meets Mon-Thu from 8:40-9:25 am. $25. 533-7211

SCC Aquatics Level 3-4 | Swimmers who've completed previous levels learn deep water swimming, stroke techniques and diving. Ages 6+. Weekly sessions July 11-Aug. 18, meets Mon-Thu from 10:10-10:55 am. 25. 533-7211

SCC Aquatics Level 5-6 | Swimmers who have completed previous levels reinforce and refine their swimming skills. Weekly sessions offered July 11-Aug. 18, meets Mon-Thu from 11-11:45 am. $25. 533-7211

SCC Aquatics Teeny Tiny | Basic swimming skills are taught alongside a healthy respect for the water. Ages 3-5. Weekly sessions offered July 11-Aug. 18, from Mon-Thu from 9:30-10:05 am. $25. 533-7211

Hockey Ministries Camp | Campers receive instruction on the ice along with other activities including character-building exercises and more in a faith-based setting. Boys ages 9-17. July 17-22. At EWU Cheney campus. $615. 995-5700

Nike Tennis Camps | A camp offering teaching and instruction from Gonzaga head coaches, with 5-6 hours of training per day. Coed, ages 9-18. July 17-22 and July 24-29, commuter and overnight options offered. At Gonzaga University. $495/day; $825/overnight. 800-645-3226

Intermediate Golf Camp | A camp for the intermediate, junior golfer to improve their mental approach to the game and their knowledge of full swing, short game and more. Coached by PGA instructors; class size is limited. Ages 13-17. July 25-29, 9 am-4:30 pm. At The Creek at Qualchan Golf Course. $250. 755-2489

Kids Triathlon | Kids can participate in a kid-friendly swim/bike/run, with leg distances based on age. Ages 5-14. Aug. 7. At Mission Park/Witter Pool. $15-$20. 777-9622 ♦

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About The Author

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...