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Summer Camps

Summer Camps

There's no excuse for boredom this summer! Whether your kiddo is artsy, sporty, outdoorsy, or into science and technology, we've got a camp they'll love. Art, science, sports, outdoor adventures, horseback riding, and adaptive camps just for those with disabilities are all on the menu this year. Limited scholarships are available for select summer camps thanks to Spokane Parks Foundation and, new this year, payment plans! Explore our summer camp offerings below!

Outdoor Summer Camps

Outdoor Adventures Summer Camp

Get outside and get adventurous with the Spokane Parks and Recreation Summer Adventure Day Camps! Kids will enjoy the small group sizes of no more than 12 per week. Our base camp is at the beautiful Bowl and Pitcher Park within Riverside State Park and field trips can include: Kayaking, Paddleboarding, Rafting, Rock Climbing, Disc Golf, Aquatic Centers, and exploration on foot! Attendees will build self-esteem, healthy social skills and benefit from an increased sense of community. Daily activities depend on weather and activity provider availability. Register now, these camps fill up fast! Directions & welcome packet information emailed after registration. Bring a lunch and water bottle each day. Meets daily at the Riverside State Park Bowl & Picher Picnic Shelter. Cost: $399

Additional camp information is emailed after registration. Call 509.363.5414 for questions regarding age restrictions, equipment, or other activity inquiries. All camps require a $50 non-refundable deposit. Payment plan available call 509.755.2489 for details.

Youth Camp 1 week | Ages 8-11 yrs
  • 15889 | Monday - Friday | 6/24-6/28 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • 15894 | Monday - Friday | 7/8-7/12 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • 15895 | Monday - Friday | 7/15-7/19 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • 15897 | Monday - Friday | 7/22-7/26 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • 15907 | Monday - Friday | 7/29-8/2 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • 15900 | Monday - Friday | 8/5-8/9 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • 15902 | Monday - Friday | 8/12-8/16 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • 15904 | Monday - Friday | 8/19-8/23 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • 15905 | Monday - Friday | 8/26-8/30 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • 13054 | Monday - Friday | 7/17-7/21 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • 13055 | Monday - Friday | 7/31-8/4 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • 13056 | Monday - Friday | 8/14-8/18 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Teen Camp - All Adventures Week 1 week | Ages 12-15 yrs
  • 15891 | Monday - Friday | 6/24-6/28 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • 15898 | Monday - Friday | 7/22-7/26 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • 15901 | Monday - Friday | 8/12-8/16 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Teen Camp - Wild and Wacky Water Week 1 week | Ages 12-15 yrs
  • 15896 | Monday - Friday | 7/15-7/19 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • 15899 | Monday - Friday | 7/29-8/2 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • 15903 | Monday - Friday | 8/12-8/16 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Intro to Wilderness Survival 1 week | Ages 6-9 yrs

No prerequisites needed. Learn the basics of thriving in the wild in this survival camp that covers a bit of everything! Campers learn confidence, initiative, communication, and common sense through fun survival scenarios in teams and on their own. Skills introduced include shelters, fire building, cordage, navigation, knots, traps, primitive skills, and more. We won’t get to everything, there’s too much, but the week is packed! We play survival themed games and the week ends with an exciting final scenario and a certificate of achievement parents are invited to attend. Bring appropriate clothing, snacks, water shoes, bug spray, and lunch. Meet at Riverside State Park - Equestrian Area. Cost: $325

  • 15908 | Monday - Friday | 7/1-7/5 | 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • 15910 | Monday - Friday | 7/15-7/19 | 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Intermediate Wilderness Survival 1 week | Ages 8-11 yrs

No prerequisites needed. Full day of building survival skills and testing yourself against real life survival scenarios! Skills taught/practiced include shelters, fire safety/building, knife safety, tracking, foraging, teamwork, traps, orienteering, cordage and knots, and primitive skills. We dive even deeper into skills the group finds most engaging. Our goal is building initiative, self control, and judgment skills while connecting with the natural world and having fun. The week ends with an exciting final scenario and a certificate of achievement. No prerequisites. Bring appropriate clothing, water shoes, bug spray, snacks, and lunch. Meet at Riverside State Park - Equestrian Area. Cost: $399

  • 15906 | Monday - Friday | 6/24-6/28 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • 15912 | Monday - Friday | 8/19-8/23 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Advanced Wilderness Survival 1 week | Ages 10-14 yrs

No prerequisites needed. This camp goes in depth into critical survival skills using fun, challenging real life scenarios. Participants work on their own and in teams to problem solve various skills challenges and scenarios while learning skills such as shelter, fire, tool use, knife safety, traps, rope and knots, plant uses, animal tracking, primitive skills, navigation, and more! Instructors help participants build initiative, self control, confidence, and communication skills while making new friends. We play survival themed games and the week ends with an exciting final scenario! Parents are welcome to join the final ceremony the final half hour of camp. Meet at Riverside State Park - Equestrian Area. Cost: $399

  • 15909 | Monday - Friday | 7/8-7/12 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Crafter’s Camp 1 week | Ages 8-12 yrs

Build. Cool. Stuff. This camp is all about tool use, creativity, and engineering. Each day we will introduce a new building project that participants will work on throughout the week to bring home. Projects are generally themed for camping and outdoors. We even try to build the tools we will use to build the other things! Projects may include creating a wood baton, natural fiber cordage, hand carved wood spoon and/ or bowl, paracord survival bracelets or belts, dream catchers, feathersticks, natural dye projects, walking sticks, fishing spears/ traps, and more. Projects vary depending on instructor and group/individual interest. Participants practice focus, follow through, patience, and develop problem solving and common sense as they work through projects. Meet at Riverside State Park - Equestrian Area. Cost: $418

  • 15911 | Monday - Friday | 8/12-8/16 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Horseback Riding Camps 1 week | Ages 8-13 yrs

Open to beginners and kids of all levels of experience. Limited to 20 participants working in groups of 5 for both riding and educational group activities. Each group always has a qualified adult supervisor. While on horseback, each rider has a helper as needed in addition to the instructor. This program is open to 2nd year campers and experienced riders. 15 minutes from downtown; less than 20 minutes from most South Hill locations. Required equipment: bicycle helmet, long pants, boots. Meet at Relational Riding Academy, 3714 W Anderson Rd, Cheney WA. Cost: $300

  • 15929 | Monday - Friday | 6/17-6/21 9 a.m.-Noon
  • 15930 | Monday - Friday | 6/17-6/21 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • 15931 | Monday - Friday | 7/8-7/12 9 a.m.-Noon
  • 15932 | Monday - Friday | 7/8-7/12 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • 15933 | Monday - Friday | 7/22-7/26 9 a.m.-Noon
  • 15935 | Monday - Friday | 7/22-7/26 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • 15936 | Monday - Friday | 8/19-8/23 9 a.m.-Noon
  • 15937 | Monday - Friday | 8/19-8/23 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Disc Golf Super Summer Camp!

1 week | Ages 10-16yrs. Learn and discover new skills and talents or bring your game up with personal skill development. Enjoy being outside in nature, building new friendships and playing disc golf! A final tournament will conclude the week with prizes, and all students receive a new beginner or advanced disc. Camp operated by US Youth Disc Golf Association. Pre-Camp information emailed prior to the start of camp. Meet at North YMCA 10727 N Newport Hwy Spokane. Cost: $129

15921 | Monday - Friday | 7/15-7/19 | 9 a.m.-Noon

15922 | Monday - Friday | 8/12-8/16 | 9 a.m.-Noon

Badminton Summer Camp

5 days | Ages 8-16yrs. The camp is designed to introduce new players to this exciting sport, and also sharpen the skills of the intermediate player. This camp focuses on the fundamentals of competitive Badminton in a fun, but challenging way by incorporating mobility and match play drills to refine technique. Participants should expect a daily routine of fun but vigorous activities and should be appropriately dressed. The Podium, 511 W. Dean Ave. Cost: $159

16146 | Monday - Friday | 7/22-7/26 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

16147 | Monday - Friday | 7/29-8/2 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

16148 | Monday - Friday | 8/5-8/9 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

16170 | Monday - Friday | 8/12-8/16 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Art/Sci Summer Camp at Finch Arboretum

NEW | 5 days | Ages 6-11

Welcome to Nature's Canvas: where art meets science in a summer day camp like no other! Kids will enjoy classic summer camp games alongside immersive explorations of Finch Arboretum's diverse ecosystem. Our art curriculum, designed by Corbin Art Center staff, fosters creativity, while the natural science program, developed with EWU biology grad students, emphasizes the scientific method. From trees and plants to bugs and microorganisms, campers engage in hands-on learning, blending artistic expression with scientific discovery for a truly unforgettable experience. Finch Arboretum Woodland Center, 3404 W. Woodland Blvd. Cost: $240

Science - Creepy Crawly Camp: Exploring Nature & Bugs

This is an exciting immersive journey into the world of insects amid the lush surroundings of Finch Arboretum. From ladybugs to spiders and more, campers engage in hands-on activities, nature walks, and bug hunts while discovering the incredible diversity of trees and plants flourishing within the arboretum's grounds.

16152 | 6/24-6/28

Art-Art and Nature Discovery

Join us for this unique and creative camp at the beautiful Finch Arboretum. This camp is an incredible experience for the art and nature lover. Gaining inspiration from plants, trees, animals & insects, campers will create wonderful art projects with lots of inspiration and reallife observations. Dress for a mess and please bring a lunch.

15575 | 7/8-7/12

Science-Bug Explores: Discovering the Marvels of Nature & Bugs

Campers are about to embark in an enthralling adventure through the wonders of insects amidst the rich flora of Finch Arboretum. With immersive activities, nature walks, and bug hunts, young explorers delve into the fascinating world of bugs while admiring the diverse array of trees and plants thriving within the arboretum's landscape.

16153 | 7/15-7/19

Art-Whimsical Forests & Magical Meadows

Folklore, science, and creativity blend this camp together! Campers will explore the forests and surrounding plants at the beautiful Finch Arboretum. They will learn about the native plants, trees, and go on nature hikes. Then creatively think and imagine how this ecosystem might support mythical creatures like unicorns, fairies, and dragons. Find a little magic at the Finch Arboretum. Dress for a mess and please bring a lunch.

15580 | 7/22-7/26

Science-Flutter & Crawl: Uncover the Wonders of Nature & Bugs

Staff and campers are about to immerse themselves in the world of insects amid the lush surroundings of Finch Arboretum! From ladybugs to spiders and more, campers engage in hands-on activities, nature walks, and bug hunts while discovering the incredible diversity of trees and plants flourishing within the arboretum's grounds.

16154 | 7/29-8/2

Art-Branching Out with Nature!

Calling all budding artists! Come explore the great outdoors at the Finch Arboretum through art and nature observation. This camp will explore various forms of art, nature and how it inspires us as artists. We will learn about the native plants, trees, and go on nature hikes. We will then create wonderful works of art using a variety of materials to showcase our unique art. Campers will learn to see the world in a whole new light! Dress for a mess and please bring a lunch.

15584 | 8/5-8/9

Science-The Final Summer Bash! Bugging Out Week

We are inviting young adventurers to delve into the captivating world of nature, bugs, and beyond. Through hands-on activities, games, and expeditions, campers will discover the wonders of Finch Arboretum's plants and trees and their inhabitants, including butterflies, beetles, ants, and more, fostering a deeper appreciation for the natural world.

16155 | 8/12-8/16

Summer Day Camps at Merkel

1 week | Ages 7-11

A great summer camp should be a fun place where kids can explore a variety of activities, discover new interests, make friends, and feel confident to try something new. Activities include traditional camp games, arts and crafts, sports, BMX, skate park activities, plus a variety of outdoor adventures. Field Trips on Tuesdays and Thursdays. $249 per session. Dwight Merkel Sports Complex – 5701 N Assembly. Starting 6/24/24 – 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Super Heroes Assemble!

With great power, comes great responsibility! This is an exciting week for campers to explore, discover, and experiment with their own superpowers. Games and activities are designed to inspire and challenge campers to exercise and express exceptional creativity, problem-solving skills, and leadership.

Mad Science at Merkel!

Are you a fan of the Backyard Scientist? Then this camp is for you! Camp staff and participants will engage in fun games and activities designed to develop observation skills, intellectual curiosity, resourcefulness, analytical predictions, problem solving, and much more! Explore the infinite possibilities by discovering that science is all around us!

Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse! (CAMPER FAVORITE!)

The zombies are back! Will you survive? Join with camp staff and participants for a camp-wide survival challenge at Merkel! Teams will play strategy games, engage in a variety of problem-solving collaborations, and learn from survival experts! This week campers will delve deeper into leadership, strategy, and communication.

Final Summer Bash!

As we celebrate the end of a great Summer Day Camp season, we will relive our favorite games and activities of each weekly theme of the summer packaged in one final week! We will do superhero stuff on Monday, survive another zombie apocalypse on Tuesday, do some mad scientific discoveries on Wednesday, race in amazing fashion around Merkel on Thursday ... and if there is any gas left in the tank, we will celebrate the end of the Summer on Friday!

Corbin Art Center Summer Camps

All class held at the Corbin Art Center, 507 W 7th Avenue unless otherwise indicated. One-week workshops for ages 3 – 5yrs. and 6 – 11yrs. Pre-registration is required for all programs. We have lots of new projects every year! You’ll be working with paints, glues and much more, so plan to dress accordingly or bring a work shirt.

Kids Supervised Lunch for Ages 3-5

For students registered in morning and afternoon camp sessions. Please send a lunch with your child's name on it, and plan for a fun-filled supervised hour for your youngster. *There are no camps the week of July 1-5th, 2024.

  • 15537 | Monday-Friday | $7 | 6/10-6/14 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • 15538 | Monday-Friday | $7 | 6/17-6/21 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • 15539 | Monday-Friday | $7 | 6/24-6/28 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • *No Camps 7/1-7/5 due to 4th of July Holiday*
  • 15540 Monday-Friday | $7 | 7/8-7/12 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • 15541 | Monday-Friday | $7 | 7/15-7/19 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • 15542 | Monday-Friday | $7 | 7/22-7/26 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • 15543 | Monday-Friday | $7 | 7/29-8/2 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • 15544 | Monday-Friday | $7 | 8/5-8/9 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • 15545 | Monday-Friday | $7 | 8/12-8/16 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Preschool Specialty 1/2 Day Camps Ages 3-5

*Preschoolers MUST be Potty-Trained* Preschool camps are located at Corbin Art Center (CAC) or the Manito Meeting Room (MMR) in Manito Park. No Camps the week of July 1-5,

June 10-14

Things that Go! 9 – 11:30 a.m.

Does your child love all things that go? Then all aboard for this fun and creative camp! Your little conductor, pilot, driver, or captain will make and test paper tube cars, cork boats and gyrocopters just to name a few of the projects. Your preschooler will have so much fun, that the week will just “fly” by. Please bring a snack & a water bottle each day to camp. Cost: $89
15546 | Monday-Friday | CAC

Doodle Bug Art Fun! 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Is he/she fascinated about bugs & love to doodle? Come be a Doodle Bug artist! In this fun, creative camp, we will combine art and the study of insects. You never know what great works of bug art might develop. In this camp we will have fun learning some new and clever abstract techniques of creating insect art! Please bring a snack & a water bottle each day to camp. Cost: $89
15547 | Monday-Friday | CAC

June 17-21

Barnyard Palooza! 9 – 11:30 a.m.

Can you cluck like a chicken? How about whinny like a horse? Do we have a farm animal inspired camp for you! Each day will feature different barnyard animals in our art projects. We will create with paint, clay, paper and more while learning some fun facts about the animals. There will be singing and maybe even a bit of dancing as we “Moo”ve to the farm groove. Please bring a snack and a water bottle each day to camp. Cost: $89
15548 | Monday-Friday | CAC

It’s a Bug’s Life! 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Imagine yourself as a bug! Do you have lots of eyes or feet? Do you have special, super-bug powers? Come join us for tons of creative, buggy-fun while becoming a detective in the garden. We will make insect inspired art projects, while learning about these fascinating creatures. Please bring a snack & a water bottle each day to camp. Cost: $89
15549 | Monday-Friday | CAC

June 24-28

NEW! Pet Art-Parade! 9 – 11:30 a.m.

Ruff! Meow! Squawk! Hiss! Do you have a favorite family pet? Come and join us for this totally-Pawsome camp! Dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, and fish, Oh My! We will create lots of art projects to celebrate our favorite pet friends! This camp will be sure to get two paws up! Please bring a snack & a water bottle each day to camp. Cost: $89

  • 15550 | Monday-Friday | CAC
  • 15551 | Monday-Friday | MMR*
Surf & Sea Safari – Preschool Style 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Get ready to Roar, Squawk, Hiss and become acquainted with some wonderfully, whimsical artists and their animal subjects. Come and explore the creative artwork of Eric Carle, Leo Lionni and more while using a variety of art supplies to create your own animal masterpieces. There will be fun art projects to make daily to display or even wear! Please bring a snack & a water bottle each day to camp.Cost: $89
15552 Monday-Friday | CAC

July 8-12

Unicorns, Wizards, & Dragons, Oh My! 9 – 11:30 a.m.

Let the enchantment of this camp begin! Imagination and creativity are the name of the game for this camp! Your child will have a magical time creating costumes, crafts, and many more mythological creatures. This camp is delightfully enthralling and loads of fun! Please bring a snack & a water bottle each day to camp. Cost: $89

  • 15553 | Monday-Friday | 9-11:30 a.m. | CAC
  • 15554 | Monday-Friday | 9-11:30 a.m. | MMR
NEW! Celebrating our Community Helpers! 12:30 – 3 p.m.

What does your child want to be when they grow up? Come have fun learning about community helpers in our neighborhoods. Learn about important people that we couldn’t live without – from doctors, nurses, firefighters, police officers, construction workers, farmers, plumbers, grocery store workers, scientists, teachers and more! We will have fun making some costumes and lots of art projects to celebrate these fantastic people! Please bring a snack & a water bottle each day to camp. Cost: $89
15555 | Monday-Friday | CAC

July 15-19

Super Nature Explorers! 9 – 11:30 a.m.

Come discover the world around you! Go on walks and make super-nature art-inspired projects along with some fun science activities. Socializing and developing motor skills are included. Please bring a snack & a water bottle each day to camp. Cost: $89

  • 15556 | Monday-Friday | CAC
  • 15557 | Monday-Friday | MMR*
Squiggly Bugs and Slimy Slugs! 12:30 – 3 p.m.

Is your child a budding entomologist? Do we have the camp for you! Come learn about insects and how they eat, move, work and what makes them special. We’ll read stories, go on nature walks to see what kind of insects live around us, create buggy artwork, costumes and make some super-buggy slime. Please bring a snack & a water bottle each day to camp. Cost: $89
15558 Monday-Friday | 7/15-7/19 | CAC

July 22-26

Fairies, Trolls & Gnomes in the Garden! 9-11:30 a.m.

Does your child like to make fairy houses? Look for gnomes, trolls, fairies in their backyards, garden, or park? Come and look in our wonderful garden and surrounding park for these elusive creatures! Then we will come inside to make lots of fantastic, glittery fairy, gnome, and troll themed art. Please bring a snack & a water bottle each day to camp. Cost: $89

Blast Off into Space! 12:30-3 p.m.

Let the countdown begin…5-4-3-2-1, blast off! We are heading for outer space and we need some space explorers to come on this fun, creative journey! Come and learn about the planets, stars, moons and much more while creating some fabulous galactic art. Please bring a snack & a water bottle each day to camp. Cost: $89
15562 | Monday-Friday | CAC

July 29-August 2

Little Art Masters! 9-11:30 a.m.

Your little artist will explore the wonderful world of art through color, texture and more. Come and use paint, crayons, glue, and scissors to create fabulous works of art to hang and display in your own home gallery. Please bring a snack & a water bottle each day to camp. Cost: $89
15561 | Monday-Friday | CAC

Wands, Wizards & Dragons! Oh My! 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Abracadabra! Let the magic of this camp begin! Bring your young wizard to make their own magic wand, creative costume pieces, along with more fantastic, magical crafts. This camp is delightfully enchanting and loads of fun! Please bring a snack & a water bottle each day to camp. Cost: $89
15563 | Monday-Friday | CAC

August 5-9

Castles, Princesses, Knights & Dragons! 9 – 11:30 a.m.

Once upon a time there was an art camp where we created our own magical kingdom. Come and make shining armor helmets, shields, princess hats and crowns, wands and oh so much more. We will sculpt and paint dragons, make towers of our castles and make believe that we are royalty. Please bring a snack & a water bottle each day to camp. Cost: $89
15548 | Monday-Friday | CAC

Stomp! Chomp & Roar! Dino-Style! 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Roar! Explore the wonderful world of dinosaurs, reptiles, and prehistoric birds. What did they eat? How did they sound? Where did they live? These are the questions that we will answer while making our own dino-o-rific craft projects and costumes. Please bring a snack & a water bottle each day to camp. Cost: $89
15565 | Monday-Friday | CAC

August 12-16

Passport to Fun! 9-11:30 a.m.

Join our around-the-globe adventure! Explore countries, their unique animals, and cultures. Get ready to stamp your passport in this fun camp as we learn, read stories about a new country each day such as China, Africa, and more. While making creative art and craft projects that symbolize the country of the day. Please bring a snack & a water bottle each day to camp. Cost: $89
15566 | Monday-Friday | CAC

Preschool Picassos! Best of Summer Camp. 12:30-3 p.m.

If you missed these fun camp projects the first time, or you want to experience them again, then come along with us for this wonderful art filled week. This camp includes our most popular art projects that were done the entire summer in the pre-school camps. You can become a pirate or a fairy, dabble in the sciences and even enjoy a nature expedition. Please bring a snack & a water bottle each day to camp. Cost: $89
15567 | Monday-Friday | CAC

Youth Specialty Camps Ages 6-11

Specialty Camps include a supervised lunch period, please bring a lunch.

*All class held at the Corbin Art Center, 507 W 7th Avenue unless otherwise indicated. No camps the week of July 1-5.

June 17-21

Earth Science Rocks! 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

How does weather affect our planet? How are fossils, minerals, volcanoes made and why are rocks all different shapes? Come and discover the interesting rock formations that surround the Corbin Art Center and determine how they formed. Explore how rivers flow to oceans and lakes and why tsunamis, hurricanes and typhoons occur. This camp combines science with art activities. Dress for a mess and bring a lunch. Cost: $179
15571 | Monday-Friday | CAC

Colorful! Messy! Process Art! 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Do you freeze at a blank piece of paper? Have no idea what you want to paint or draw? Here is a camp for you! We will learn how to come up with theme ideas, mix colors, apply paint, and incorporate found objects into your mixed media artwork. Dress for a mess and please bring a lunch. Cost: $179
15572 | Monday-Friday | CAC

June 24-28

Pet Art-o’-Palooza Camp! 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Do you love all kinds of pets? Do you love art? Then “Wag” on over to this totally-Pawsome camp! We will create lots of art projects to celebrate our favorite pets. Dogs, cats, birds and even some scaly pets too will play a part in this super-fun camp. This camp will be sure to get two paws up and is for every pet-loving kid. Please bring a lunch and water-bottle. Cost: $179
15573 | Monday-Friday | CAC

CAC Ocean Explorers: Take a Bite Out of Shark Week! 9 a.m. – 3p.m.

It’s shark week here at the Corbin Art Center. Bring your future Oceanographers and Marine Biologists to learn about sharks, jelly fish, whales and much more. Create sea creatures with paint, paper, clay, recycled materials and before you know it, you’ll be under the sea! We will explore ocean conservation and the importance of keeping our oceans healthy. Dress for a mess and please bring a lunch. Cost: $179
15574 | Monday-Friday | CAC

July 8-12

Environmental Superheroes! 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Come and be an “Environmental Superhero”! Learn about environment, how we as humans impact it, and what can we do to protect it! This camp is just not about learning about how to protect our environment it also includes some fun recycled and refurbished art projects. Dress for a mess and please bring a lunch. Cost: $179
15576 | Monday-Friday | CAC

Wild! Wild World of Mixed-Up Media Art! 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Explore the magic of Mixed-Up Media! In this class, prepare to get color crazy, learn layering techniques, and combine a variety of materials to create unique works of art! You will create with paint, pens, glue, a variety of papers, and much, much more! Dress for a mess and please bring a lunch. Cost: $179
15577 | Monday-Friday | CAC

July 15-19

Art in Nature! Nature in Art! 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Join us as we blast off for outer space! We need some superadventurous space explorers to come on this interstellar, creative journey! Learn about the planets, stars, moons and much more while creating some fabulous galactic art. Design your own planet art creation, write its unique and cosmic story! Dress for a mess and please bring a lunch. Cost: $179
15581 | Monday-Friday | CAC

Animal Art-Antics! 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Get ready to Roar, Squawk, Hiss and become acquainted with some wonderfully, whimsical artists and their animal subjects. Come and explore the creative artwork of David Klein, Joan Miro, Laurel Burch, Leo Lionni and more while using a variety of art supplies to create your own animal masterpieces. There will be a featured artist’s inspired project each day to go home and proudly display in your own personal art gallery. Dress for a mess and please bring a lunch. Cost: $179
15582 | Monday-Friday | CAC

July 29-August 2

Harry’s Laboratory “Don’t Delay, This Camp Fills Fast” 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Immerse yourself in potions class, create some magical art projects, study dragons, magical creatures, and wizardry. Experience magical twists and test your new skills to solve what magical creature has now gotten loose and caused creative chaos inside the CAC. Dress for a mess and please bring a lunch. Cost: $182
15583 | Monday-Friday | CAC

August 5-9

CAC Cretaceous Camp! A Prehistoric Adventure! 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Come learn about Paleontology, the study of prehistoric life. You’ll learn about the animals that walked the earth millions of years ago – dinosaurs, reptiles, fish, amphibians, prehistoric birds and more. Make costumes, dinosaur crafts, create your own fossils and learn how nature creates them. Dress for a mess and bring a lunch. Cost: $179
15585 | Monday-Friday | CAC

Innovative Artist’s Studio! 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

This fine art camp includes it all! Drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture! Come use diverse materials, techniques and enjoy the creative process while still learning the basic elements of line shape, value, pattern, space, and color. This camp is inspired by innovative artists of the 20th century, while using individual imagination and a ton of creativity to make your own personal masterpieces. Dress for a mess and bring a lunch. Cost: $179
15586 | Monday-Friday | CAC

August 12-16

Best of Summer Camp 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Our most popular activities and art projects are included so if you missed them the first time around or just want to experience them again. You can go on a space adventure, dabble in the sciences, make some fine art like Monet or Van Gogh and enjoy a nature expedition. Dress for a mess and please bring a lunch. Cost: $182
15587 | Monday-Friday | CAC

Shapes, Lines & Landscapes! 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Do you love to draw? This is the ultimate drawing camp! Learn how to draw and shade shapes, add lines, textures, and much more to your drawings. Incorporate all into a landscape along with how to use perspective to make it look more real. Use pencil, pen, oil pastels and even paint to create your own masterpiece. Dress for a mess and please bring a lunch. Cost: $179
15588 | Monday-Friday | CAC

USTA/TAZ Tennis Camps

Learning tennis in Spokane has never been easier than with our after school programs. Whether you are a newbie or an advanced player that is more interested in tennis for fun, tennis in Spokane from RecTennis gives you plenty of options.

RecTennis is serving up tennis basics at a school near you! Developed for children from pre-K to 6th grade, TAZ uses tennis equipment that's sized for kids. We provide smaller-sized racquets and low-compression starter balls to help your kids develop skills while having fun with new friends. No previous tennis experience required!

Our TAZ curriculum combines fun activities with lessons in leadership, teamwork, and other important concepts and principles. TAZ is played in the school gym and sneakers are required. TAZ helps schools meet CSPAP and provides kids with nationally-recommended 60 minutes of physical activity per day. Shorter rackets, low-compression balls, and portable nets make tennis safe and able to be played anywhere. This eight class program ranges from $1-$8 per one hour class and scholarships are available. Visit the Rec Tennis website for program information and scholarship applications. Please contact our local RecTennis Organizer for any questions, AnnElise Anderson, 509.991.0696, anderson@pnw.usta.com.

See the latest program offerings on the Rec Tennis website.

Skyhawks Sports Camps

For more than 35 years, Skyhawks Sports Academy has helped young athletes improve their sports skills while making memories to last a lifetime. Through the wide variety of safe, fun and skill-focused activities offered each year, tens of thousands of children experience the joys and benefits of athletics in an engaging, progressional learning environment. Most importantly, Skyhawks incorporates the vision: teaching life skills through sports. All registrations are taken through Skyhawks, please visit their website or call 509.466.6590.

See the latest program offerings on the Skyhawks website.

SuperTots Sports Academy Camps

By combining fun games and activities for youth ages 18 months to 5 years, our programs help young children jumpstart their athletic development through a progression of sport programs. SuperTots Sports Academy is the new name of SoccerTots and its family of programs including SoccerTots, HoopsterTots, BaseballTots, and VolleyKats! All registrations are take through SuperTots, please visit their website or call 509.534.5437.

See the latest program offerings on the Super Tots Sports website.

TRS Funshine Summer Day Camp

4 weeks | Ages 6-21yrs. | 1 week Teens | Ages 13-18yrs | 2 weeks Adults |Ages 18yrs & Up

Funshine Day Camp is a fun-filled camp for those with developmental and/or physical disabilities. Campers will have the opportunity to interact and socialize with their peers through crafts, music, science experiments, books, board games, group activities, and more. Fridays are field trip days to a variety of exciting locations. Each week the camp centers around a different theme. We celebrate the end of summer with our annual Potluck BBQ & Carnival. Drop off and pick up will be at the Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Call 509-625-6245 or email Alice Busch at abusch@spokanecity.org for more information.

  • 15411 | Monday-Friday | 6/24-6/28 | Adult Week-Games | 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Cost: $259
  • 16065 | Monday-Wednesday | 7/1-7/3 | Teen Week | 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Cost: $259
  • 16063 | Monday-Friday | 7/8-7/12 | Jurassic Park Kids #1 | 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Cost: $259
  • 16064 | Monday-Friday | 7/15-7/19 | Under the Sea Kids #2 | 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Cost: $259
  • 16067 | Monday-Friday | 7/22-7/26 | Super Science! Kids #3 | 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Cost: $259
  • 16066 | Monday-Friday | 7/29-8/2 | Adult Week-Art | 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Cost: $259
  • 16068 | Monday-Friday | 8/5-8/9 | Lights, Camera, Action! 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Cost: $259