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Warmer weather and the end of school are just around the corner—it's time to think about summer camps! In fact, now is a great time to start researching and planning so that you can have the best summer ever, with a little help from Bear.

It’s hard to believe that it was just last month when Arizona saw record-setting snowfall. There was snow on the ground in many places around the state that rarely see the chilly white stuff. Maybe you had the chance to build a snowman or throw a snowball at your siblings or friends. Despite the delight many desert dwellers took in the once-in-a-decade winter wonderland, now temperatures are pretty much back to normal and, hard to believe, but summer is just around the corner!

What are your plans for the summer months? How will you occupy your time, keep your mind sharp and keep your cool when the temperatures really start to rise? One way to stay active and engaged is to attend one or more fabulous summer camps!

Arizona Rose Arts Academy is excited to present a variety of amazing camps this summer. Our 2019 camps include:  Singer’s Boot Camp,  Drama & Theatre Camp, and our Musical Theatre Production Camp presenting “Frozen Jr.”.

Museum Explorers Camps–Entering Grades 1–6

Session 1: June 3–7, 2019

Session 2: June 10–14, 2019

Experience the University of Arizona summer camp program, Arizona Youth University (AYU).

As a leader in Musical Theatre, Arts Express has served Southern Arizona for over 30 years.

Check out Bookmans.com for a complete list of weekly free in-store summer kids events and activities starting June 2019! 

Camp Adventure is FUN!  Offering weekly half-day and full day camps, featuring Swim Lessons, Free Swim, Archery, Technology, Science, Arts & Crafts, Music & Dance, Sports, Indoor Games & More!

Unmask your child’s creativity this summer in the all-new Camp Invention® program, Supercharged™, where children build 21st-century skills and transform their wild imaginations into epic creations.

Camp Foothills: Fun, Adventure, Friends! Weekly half-day and full-day camps with something for everyone! Build memories with friends who enjoy art, sports, dance, theatre, STEM, swimming, field trips, outdoor adventures and so much more!

 

Indoor summer baseball and softball camps for boys and girls of all skill levels. Kids will enjoy a great week of instruction, exercise, competition, fun and games while improving their overall ability and health.

Preschool camp: FUN language and literacy building activities to get your child talking, interacting and interested in words and reading! Ages 3–6.

CMT Summer Camps offer fun-filled learning! Campers will enjoy hands-on experiments, demonstrations and discovery time in the Museum. A variety of science, technology, engineering and art

A busy summer is a fun summer.

CYT Tucson provides week long performing arts education and performance camps for youth. We conduct a 2 week teen acting intesive that culminates in a one-act play.

At Circles Summer Kids Camp, we believe in holistic, interdisciplinary learning that engages our students in both mind and body.

Share a program To-Go or in the studio with  your camp, group, school, daycare, church or family gathering. For a To-Go package, we’ll come to you, set-up materials, assist with design and painting and do the clean up.

June 3 – July 26 (no camp June 10 or July 4)

Mon-Fri; Full days 9:00am – 3:00pm; Half days 9:00am – 12:30pm

Before/After Care 8:00-9:00am and/or 3:00-4:00pm daily $8 per child, per hour.

 

Have a budding artist at home? Need a cool, creative alternative for the hot summer days of summer? Bring the kids to Creative Juice. 9 weeks of camp; 18 themed sessions.

Cost: $175/session or $325/full day/week.

Centrally located at Sam Hughes Elementary. Fun, enrichment program with arts, crafts, music, science, sports and more. Fieldtrips, swimming and snacks included.

Cub Scout Day Camp is fun with a purpose: Boys and Girls explore, learn, and grow while having fun in the outdoors. Boys and Girls who attend Day Camp are more likely to stay in Scouting.

Sessions for boys and girls directed by UA Head Coach David Rubio.
Intermediate/Advanced camp: July 6–8. Commuters $300 • Residents $425.
Position Camp: July 9–11 Commuters $300 • Residents $425.

DeMont Family Swim School is proud to offer the only state-of-the-art indoor swim facility in Southern Arizona and curriculum driven swim programs.

Enroll in Drama Kids Summer Camp today! Here’s your chance to participate in fun activities that help you think more creatively and learn new acting and confidence-building skills.

Friendly Pines Camp is nestled in the tall, cool pines of the Bradshaw Mountains near Prescott, Arizona. For 78 summers, Friendly Pines Camp has been helping turning childhood moments into life’s rich memories.

 

 

The Tucson Jazz Music Foundation (TJMF) sponsors this 3-week Jazz Music Intensive for girls, beginners through advanced levels. Beginners must have minimal instrument proficiency.

Come and enjoy your summer at Golf N’ Stuff! Field Day packages starting at $12.25 plus tax, per person for unlimited play! Cool off in our Bumper Boats, or test your driving skills on our Go-Kart track!

Heart & Soul is Tucson’s favorite recreational dance and gymnastics studio!

Come join the fun! Riding lessions by CHA Certified Instructor. Trail rides, grooming and horse care, arts and crafts, and games. All camp staff CPR/First Aid Certified. Plenty of shaded areas to escape the sun.

Field trip to a local financial institution. Learn about savings and good money management. Free classroom presentations and curriculum on financial education for youth, parents and teachers.

The Dog Days in the Desert Summer Camp is designed to give children a new perspective on caring for pets, animal cruelty prevention, animal welfare, animal behavior and personal responsibility.

Tucson’s FIRST Spanish Immersion Preschool invites you to immerse your child in language learning & intercultural experiences all summer long. Weekly themes, small class sizes, flexible hours, peaceful conflict resolution.

Your child will enjoy being with curious, creative and motivated students while learning language and culture. Language immersion programs in Spanish, French, German and Chinese.

Do you love horses?  Spend your summer on horseback at an all day horse camp!

A fun and dyamic experience, KidzArt Camp helps spark creativity. We encourage discovery and self-expression whild offering a safe environment with room to explore.

At La Paloma summer camp your child will participate in any of the following activities: swimming, tae kwan do, movies, bowling,  museums and more.  Also included are daily snacks and lunch.

Spend your summer with The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures! In our week-long summer camps, students will construct their own miniature creations while incorporating a variety of STEAM concepts.

Our non-credit instructor-led STEAM classes promote exposure to college-going culture for youth ages 9-17.  Delivered by PCC instructional staff, we create high quality educational experiences and exposure to college-going culture, through hands-o

Sign up for our Summer Reading Program at any library location. Read all summer long and enjoy free programs and special events! Check our web site for announcements on special events and programs during the summer.

 

Dream it, build it, wreck it, repeat in our LEGO-inspired engineering camps! Campers learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math while playing with LEGO.

Reid Park Zoo offers action-packed summer day camps for kids entering grades 1-8. Games, crafts, animal ambassador encounters, and behind-the-scenes opportunities–make this camp unlike any other.

Sabino Volleyball hosts a summer camp for girls and boys.

Coach Amy Johnson offers an all skills volleyball camp focusing on the

fundamentals of volleyball in a fun and supportive environment.

The Salvation Army is now accepting applications for Camp Ponderosa Ranch in Heber.

Get your Summer Fun Pass for only $50. The pass is valid mon-thurs. from 1-4pm or 3-6pm and Friday’s from 1-5pm. 

 

An academic program tailored to meet each student’s specific needs. Grades 1–9. 

Our Summer Camps are one week dance camps designed for students ages 4–10 years old. Campers will have the opportunity to learn dance moves, do arts and crafts throughout the week, sing songs with their friends and more.

Summer Camp/Oro Valley Community Center

10555 N. La Cañada Dr.

 544-1900 • Cost: $140/Week

May 27–Aug 7  Ages: 6–12

recreation@orovalleyaz.gov

For more than 60 years Triangle Y Camp has been providing great camp experiences for youth from 7–17.  Our summer is devoted to week long overnight camp sessions with fun themes, great programs and outstanding staff.  Program areas include archery

Join the world-renowned Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus (TABC) for an amazing week of music, fun, and adventure! Camp includes daily themes as well as fancy trick rodeo roping instruction from one of TABC’s directors.

Summer Kid’s Clay Camp with Paul Waldron

$145 for two-week camp, Tues, Thurs, & Fri, 9 a.m. til noon

Wheel, Hand Building & Sculpture

Session 1: May 28, 30, May 31,June 4, 6, 7

Want to shine? Sing, dance, and act at the Shine! Performing Arts Camp from the Tucson Girls Chorus!

The world famous Tucson Jazz Institute (TJI) educates middle and high school students in jazz music performance.

Draw, paint, sculpt, collage, print and more! Children ages 5–13 will discover culture and art from around the world. This experience will inspire them to create original works of art in a variety of gallery and studio activities. 

Find your fun with Tucson Parks and Recreation for a safe and educational summertime experience.

TucsonRacquet Club offers a “Sports Camp” for all ages, abilities and interests. Camp hours: 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

(Extended hours are available: PreCamp begins 7:30 a.m./AfterCamp ends 5:30 p.m.) 

Soccer Camp (ages 8–4)

 

Our programs engage students in various activities that include arts and crafts, indoor/outdoor games, cooking, homework help, and more! Programs are licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services and accept DES.

Join the University of Arizona for summer science fun at Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium.

 “A” Camp: 25 Summers of Fun take 25% before March 10th! Get ready for 10 weeks of Adventure, Exploration and Fun! Games, swimming, excursions and more for children ages 5-11. Counselor-in-Training (CIT) Program for ages 12 - 15.

Come beat the heat at Wasewagan On The River…

Join Y Camp this summer where we’re always about caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility!