Summer is quickly approaching: do you know what your kid’s will be doing? Playing video games? Watching TikTok videos? Get your child off the couch this summer with a fun camp. Physical and mental activities will keep your child healthy all summer long, and they just might make some new friends and discover new interests along the way! Here are the 2022 summer camps in Clark County.
Dancing the summer away is a great thing! DanceWorks has summer dance camps, six-week class sessions and camps with the Vancouver City Ballet for every child ages 3-12 looking to learn or grow in their dance journey. They also have summer virtual classes this year and offer before and after care on select days of camp. For more information and to register, visit the DanceWorks website or call 360.892.5664.
Metropolitan Performing Arts Academy
Have a drama Queen or King? The Metropolitan Performing Arts Academy is once again offering their engaging summer camps full of fun and theater! They have various camps for ages 6-18, offering everything from pirates to Harry Potter! Kids who love to sing may be interested in their musical, “Wizard of Oz,” and those that really like to get into their own character will enjoy their Wizard LARP (Live Action Role Playing) camp. For more information and to register, visit the Metropolitan Performing Arts Academy website.
Brickzone Kids is once again offering their fun and educational camps for kids that love to build, design and be creative! LEGOs are a great tool for teaching through play and Brickzone has multiple camps for ages 5-10. For more information and to register, visit the Brickzone Kids website or Facebook page.
Kiddie Academy in Vancouver offers summer camps for ages 5-12 that will give your child all the fun of a traditional sleep-away camp, including games, outdoor time, hands-on arts and crafts, all within a convenient location. Some camps take field trips and have events. CampVentures combine summer fun with learning. For more information, visit the Kiddie Academy website or call 360.450.6778.
Have a curious child? Camp Inventions feeds their imagination with STEM summer camps for kids kindergarten through 6th grade. You child will get to participate in exciting hands-on STEM activities will making new friends and having fun. Visit the Camp Invention website for more information and for programs, which take place in Vancouver and Camas.
TreeSong Nature Awareness and Retreat Center
Get your child outdoors and into nature at a summer camp at TreeSong Nature Awareness and Retreat Center. Camps teach your kids through games, storytelling, art, movement, singing and more. Camps for 5-8-year-olds are already full, but they still have room in the 9-12 camps. For more information and to register, visit the TreeSong Nature Awareness and Retreat Center website.
Parks and Recreation Camps
Cities throughout Clark County have all kinds of summer camps to keep your kids active and learning all summer long. They have classes and camps on arts and crafts, sports, games, dancing and more. Some cities have camps for persons with disabilities up to 30-years-old. Visit your city’s Parks and Recreation website to learn more, including cost, dates and how to enroll by visiting the individual sites:
- Vancouver Parks & Recreation website
- Camas Parks & Recreation website
- Battle Ground Parks & Recreation website
- Washougal Parks & Recreation website