Summer camp openings fill up fast
How will your children spend summer vacation? West Linn Parks and Recreation has several camps planned for kids ages 4 to 17.
West Linn's longest running summer camp program is the Fun in the Sun day camp for ages 6 to 12 years. It is led by Parks and Recreation staff and held at Willamette Park, 1100 12th St. Camps are held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m Monday through Friday, and include field trips. Trips include:June 17-21, Smith and Bybee Wetlands June 24-28, Oregon Zoo July 1-3, John's Incredible Pizza (reduced fee of $66 for this short week) July 8-1, End of the Oregon Trail July 15-19, Oaks Park July 22-26,OMSI July 29-Aug. 2, Lake Theater Aug. 5-9, Ultrazone Aug. 12-16, John's Incredible Pizza
Aug. 19-23, Sky High Sports
A full week of registration is required to attend the field trip. Daily drop-in is available on a first come, first serve basis on site if space is available. Cost is $110 for West Linn residents and $115 for anyone outside of the city. The daily drop-in fee is $30. A discount of $20 is offered for families with multiple children registered for the same camp and same week.
The Jordan Kent Skills Camp, a multisport camp, is new to West Linn and offered to kids ages 6-12 years. These weeklong camps offer beginning to intermediate fundamental training in football, soccer or basketball where your camper will participate in skill training, agility training, games and nutrition education, all taught in an exciting and engaging camp atmosphere. Both options include a T-shirt and post camp goodie.
Sessions are July 8-11 or Aug. 5-8 at a cost $149.95 per week for half day (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) or $179.95 per week for full day (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.). Scholarships are available.
Visit the Jordan Kent website jordankentcamps.com to register and to learn, in his own words, of his incredible story and about his camp.
Other summer programming includes:
n A-WOL Aerial Dance Camps for ages 4-17 years
n Mini-Campers for 4-6 years
n Sudy Soccer for ages 6-12
n Skyhawks sports camps 4-12 years
n Paddle sports
YMCA camps for those interested in Legos, cooking, coding, Star Wars and animation offered for 4-12 years.
n Mad Science, ages 5-13
n Chess camps, ages 5-12
n Cheer camps, ages 4-12
For details, visit westlinnoregon.gov/parksrec/summer-camps.
Popular camps are already filling. If you see something of interest don't delay.
Details on programs offered by West Linn Parks & Recreation can be found at westlinoregon.gov/parksrec. You may register by internet, mail or drop-off at City Hall, 22500 Salamo Road. Call 503-557-4700 for more information. For questions about classes through the Adult Community Center call 503-557-4704 and speak with Tiffany or Dawn.
Terri Jones is a Recreation Coordinator II for West Linn Parks and Recreation.