Sign Up Now for Lake Oswego Summer Camps

Whether your child is a budding actor, movie maker, iGame creator, musician, athlete, dancer, engineer, chef, artist, explorer or scientist, there is a camp with his or her name on it in Lake Oswego this summer.

Between the Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation Department and the Lakewood Center for the Arts, all bases are covered. All you have to do is sign up….and best to do so early as camps fill up fast.

LAKE OSWEGO PARKS AND RECREATION. Included in the usual lineup of preschool, kinder, art, dance, music science, Lego, tech, outdoor and sports camps, the Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation Department has put together some new offerings. Take a look.

Little Music Makers for ages 3-5 introduces children to instruments like the piano, drums and shakers through fun games and activities. Plant the seeds for music appreciation early. Offered twice from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for two week June 18 through June 22 (#17772) and August 6 through August 10 (#17773). Fees are $120/Resident;$138/Non-Resident. Before care is offered from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. for $25/week.

Miss Eve’s Princess Dance Camp for ages 3-5. Campers will learn basic ballet and get their princess-fix making wands and crowns. Week culminates with a princess party and performance. Monday through Friday, July 9 through July 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with before care available. Fees are $100/Resident; $115/Non-Resident. Class #17768.

Into the Wild Camp for ages 5-9 teachers campers wilderness survival skills from building a shelter to setting traps. Offered from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. June 25 through June 29. Fee is $213/Resident; $245/Non-Resident. Class #17668.

LO Explorers. While these weekly themed camps for school aged kids (ages 7-12( are offered every year, new themes are featured. Some of them include: Holy Summer Camp Batman! And Muggles Beware! Camps are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with before and after care available for an additional fee.

Teen Contemporary and Jazz Camp for ages 11-17. Dancers will work on technique, improvisation, choreography and floor week and cap the week off with a performance. Offered July 9 through July 13 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. with after care available from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for $25/week. Fee is $127/Resident; $146/Non-Resident. Class #17789.

Wordsmith Songwriting Camp for ages 8-12. Songwriting wannabes will learn how to translate their ideas to paper whether they already know how to play the piano and/or the guitar or need to learn the basics. Offered July 16 through July 20 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. with after care available. Fees is $147/Resident; $170/Non-Resident. Class #17793.

Reel Fishing Camp for ages 8-13. Campers will spend the mornings learning how to catch (and prepare) their lunch! Includes casting, baiting, proper placement, as well as how to clean and cook their catch. July 23 through July 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Fee is $200/Resident; $230/Non-Resident. Class #17670.

Sport Ninja Warrior and Parkour Camp for ages 10-14 offers kids a chance to train with 4-time American Ninja Warrior finalist Elet Hall. They’ll learn parkour fundamentals, how to navigate obstacles, as well as circus skills. June 18 through June 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Fee is $294/Resident; $339/Non-Resident. Class #17583.

THE LAKEWOOD CENTER FOR THE ARTS will keep your resident thespians inspired with programs like the one week Kids Create-Summer Stars sessions for ages 4 through 7 beginning July 9 and running through August 17. The Sleepy Hollow Children’s Theatre Workshop and Production for ages 7-17 uses original musicals as a venue for teaching students about all areas of theatre including auditioning, staging, improvisation and directing. Check out the full schedule.

Things really pick up in the summer in Lake Oswego. Don’t miss a thing–subscribe to my blog by clicking the “Sign me up” button in the right hand column.

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 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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