It’s time to decide how your child is going to spend their summer! Dancing? Acting? Building? Exploring? Climbing? All these fun activities and more are waiting at summer camps in the Vancouver, Washington, area. Sign up early, as Clark County summer camps and programs tend to fill up fast! Here are 2024 Summer Camps in Vancouver and throughout Clark County.


The BrickZone Summer Camps in Washougal combine learning with play for kids who love LEGO. They have camps for ages 5-12 in July and August. Most camps are Monday-Friday. Some of the camp themes include Minecraft, science, robotics, art imagination and more. For more information, visit the BrickZone website.

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Who doesn’t love LEGO? This summer your child can learn academic skills while playing with the famous bricks. Photo credit: Photo courtesy: BrickZone Kids


Kids ages 3-12 can dance the summer away at DanceWorks. You can choose between multi-day and single-day camps with a variety of themes. From unicorns and fairies to acrobatic movements, they have something for every child. Check out their full schedule and register on the DanceWorks website.

Metropolitan Performing Arts Academy

The Metropolitan Performing Arts Academy is once again hosting summer camps for children interested in performance arts. In June, join the magic of “James and the Giant Peach” for campers ages 6-12. This is a two-week intensive musical theater camp.  Explore the music of Queen for ages 8-18 for their Mainstage, three-week camp in July, “We will Rock You.” In August, wizards come to Metropolitan Performing Arts Academy for their 8th annual year of Wizarding School LARP and their one-week-long Harry Potter-based Acting Camps. For more information and to register, visit the Metropolitan Performing Arts Academy website.

Kiddie Academy

Kiddie Academy’s CampVentures is for ages 5-12. They turn their summer daycare program into an adventure of fun and learning. There will be hands-on activities, themed events and field trips that make learning fun while following their Life Essentials curriculum. Learn more by visiting the Kiddie Academy website.

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Kiddie Academy’s summer daycare program has lots of fun hands-on activities. Photo courtesy: Kiddie Academy

Clark County YMCA

The Clark County YMCA has registration open for Camp Collins! This fun overnight camp experience focuses on exploration and friendship, with lots of fun. Overnight camps are for kids entering second through eighth grade. Campers are grouped according to grade level. Day Camps are also available for kids entering first through sixth grades. All camps will help stop summer learning loss while providing fun! Visit the Clark County Family YMCA website for details.

Camp Invention

Camp Invention has camps focused on STEM for kids in kindergarten through sixth grade. They have camp programs in Vancouver and Camas. New this year is Illuminate, a STEM camp that inspires curiosity and imagination. You can also have a STEM camp delivered right to your doorstep! Learn more at the Camp Invention website.

Parks and Recreation Camps

Head to your City’s Park and Recreation site to find all of their summer camps, classes and workshops to keep your kids occupied all summer long. You might even find something you want to learn! 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:

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