Sign Up Now for Spring Break Fun for Your Kids in Lake Oswego

SPring break freedigitalphotos nenetusIf you’re looking for something for your kids to do during Spring Break this year in Lake Oswego, you’ve got lots of options. Check out these offerings and then sign up as soon as you can. Space is limited in some cases.

COMMUNITY SCHOOL. Register on their website.
■LEGO Robotics Smorgasbord for ages 6-9. Who needs a trip to Legoland when you’ve got this? Kids can work their magic with WeDo robotics, LEGO Space, LEGO Safari and LEGO City pieces to choose from. Monday, March 21 through Friday, March 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Uplands Elementary, 2055 Wembley Park Road. Fee: $255. Extended day care is available from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
■Lifeguard Training Class for ages 15+. Get your teenager ready for summertime jobs with classroom and water sessions. Passage of initial swim test required to enroll. Swim test: Saturday, March 19 from 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Class: Monday, March 21 through Thursday, March 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Lake Oswego School District pool, 2455 Country Club Road. Fee: $230.
■Lifeguard Review for ages 16+. If you or your teen are already certified and just need a refresher course, this is it. Classroom and water sessions. Thursday, March 25 through Friday, March 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Lake Oswego School District pool, 2455 Country Club Road. Fee: $130.
■The Acting Club for Grades K-8: Theatre Games—Statues, and Giants, Wizards and Elves. For one week, make their world a stage filled with improvisational games and performances. Students will be divided for part of each day into grade levels. Monday, March 21 through Friday, March 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Uplands Elementary, 2055 Wembley Park Road. Fee: $155.
■Wendy’s Wild Workouts: Volleyball for Boys and Girls in Grades 4-8. Help your kids improve their game with skills training for all levels of play. Led by Lakeridge Volleyball Varsity head coach, Wendy Stammer at Lakeridge High School, lower gym. 1235 Overlook Drive. Fee: $115.

LAKE OSWEGO PARKS AND RECREATION. Register on their website.
■Beginning Rock Camp for ages 5-7. Consider this a rock immersion course for youngsters as RMC staff introduce them to the tools of the trade: bass, drums, guitar, keyboard and vocals as well as music fundamentals: pitch, harmony and rhythm. Monday, March 21 through Friday, March 25 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Palisades, 1500 Greentree Road. Fee for Course #13010: $140/Resident; $161/Non-Resident.
Mad Science Outdoor Adventures for ages 5-7. Kids will set out to explore the natural world by spotting birds, hunting insects, learning how animals adapt and making their own mud. Monday, March 21 through Friday, March 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Palisades, 1500 Greentree Road. Fee for Course #13013: $162/Resident; $184/Non-Resident.
■Spring Break Farm Camp for ages 5-12. Luscher Farm is home base while campers learn about organic gardening, seed starts, and how to plant vegetables. Other activities include farm based crafts and feeding the chickens. Monday, March 21 through Friday, March 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Luscher Farm, 125 Rosemont Road. Fee for Course #12902: $155/Resident; $178/Non-Resident.
■Junior Golf Camp for ages 6-13 gives kids a chance to brush up on their game with lessons, activities, and practice. Lunch included. Tuesday, March 22 through Friday, March 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Lake Oswego Public Golf Course, 17525 Stafford Road in Lake Oswego. Class #13063. Fee for Course #13063: $130/Resident; $150 Non-Resident.
■Spy Academy for ages 7-12. Budding 007’s will love getting to use all the gadgets used for night vision and metal detection. They even get to create their own edible message. Monday, March 21 through Friday, March 25 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Palisades, 1500 Greentree Road. Fee for Course #13014: $162/Resident;$184/Non-Resident.
■Glee Camp for ages 8-12. Let them sing their hearts out with RMC (Revolution Music Collective) Studios. Focus will be on proper singing technique and posture with opportunities for solo and group performances. Monday, March 21 through Friday, March 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Palisades, 1500 Greentree Road. Fee for Course #13009: $140/Resident; $161/Non-Resident.
■Advanced Survivor Camp for ages 8-12. Kids put down the gadgets and learn to use their own wits like teamwork and decision-making when presented with scenarios like getting lost or dealing with the Zombie Apocalypse. Monday, March 21 through Friday, March 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at George Rogers Park, 611 S. State Street. Fee for Course #13036: $295/Resident; $340/Non-Resident.
Animation Studio Camp for ages 10-17. Computer training utilizing animation software in Adobe Flash lets your kids create the animation instead of just watch it. Monday, March 21 through Thursday, March 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Palisades, 1500 Greentree Road. Fee for Course #13011: $165.
■Video Game Design Camp for ages 10-17. For kids whose minds wonder, “How do things work?” this camp introduces them to the world of video game design and development and enables them to produce several interactive video games of their own. Monday, March 21 through Thursday, March 24 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Palisades, 1500 Greentree Road. Fee for Course #13012: $175/Resident; $202/Non-Resident.

PLAY BOUTIQUE. 464 First Street. 503.675.7529. Register on their website
■Pizzeria School. Keep them happy learning about their favorite food: pizza. Activities include cooking and Italian themed fun. Monday, March 21 through Friday, March 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Half and full day options available as well as single day or weekly participation. Sibling discounts as well as extended day options.
●1-2 year olds from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Fee: $42 for half day/$185 for the week; $70 for full day until 3:30/$265 for the week.
●3-12 year olds from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Fee: $35 for half day/$125 for the week; $50 for full day until 3:30/$210 for the week.

LAKEWOOD THEATRE COMPANY. Register in person or complete online registration form and mail in. 368 S. State Street. 503. 635.6338.
■Kids Create: Spring Tales for ages 4-7 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 21 through Friday, March 25. Kids create a show from their imaginations, staring with the theme, “Spring Tales.” Theatre exercises, games, music, dance, and performance. Fee: $110.

MOUNTAIN PARK KIDZONE. Register in person at Mountain Park Clubhouse, 2 Mt. Jefferson Terrace in Lake Oswego. 503.635.3561
Spring Break Camp for ages 5-12 from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, March 21 through Friday, March 25 includes sports, swimming and pool activities, arts and crafts, games and more at Mountain Park Clubhouse, Mt. Jefferson Terrace. This year’s theme is “All of Space and Time.” Full Week Fee: $250/ Mt. Park members; $300/non-members (discount for siblings). Full Day Fee: $55/members; $65/non-members (sibling discount). Register at front desk.

Spring Break can be a good time to look at homes for sale in Lake Oswego if you’re thinking of moving. I’ll be around so give me a call at 503.939.9801. Would love to show you around.

Photo Credit: nenetus at freedigitalphotos.net.

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About lovelakeoswego

I feel pretty lucky—I live where I work and I love where I live. As a Realtor in Lake Oswego, I get to share that enthusiasm with clients every day. Through this blog, with the help of my freelance writer wife, Genita, I’d like to share that enthusiasm with you. The quality of life you’ll find in Lake Oswego belies its size—there is so much to experience here from a fireworks show over the lake on the 4th of July to the Festival of the Arts--one of the premier arts events in the region. So please check in each week for another reason why I love Lake Oswego and who knows—maybe you’ll fall in love too! If you’re interested in experiencing Lake Oswego personally, please feel free to contact me either on my cell at (503) 939-9801, via email at costellok@hasson.com or check my website by clicking the link in the "Contact me" section in the right hand column. I would love to show you around.
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