School’s out this month, and it’s likely your kids will be looking for something fun to do this summer. Here are some camps offered in the area:
•The Allied Arts Association
will host a variety of summer art classes for children. Classes will be divided into two age brackets, ages 7-10 and ages 11-15. Classes include “Robot Sculptures,” “Creepy Crawly Creatures,” “Cultural Art from Around the World,” “Making Manga” and more.
Class fee is $60. A full schedule and further details are available at www.alliedartsrichland.org.
•Southridge High School will offer a seven-week strength/speed/plyometric course
for females, grouped into grades 2-6 or grades 7-12. Classes will take place at varying times on Mondays–Thursdays from June 22 –Aug. 25 at Southridge High School, 3320 S. Union St. in Kennewick. Prices vary.
The program will incorporate speed, strength, and quickness training to turn attendees into better athletes, improve one’s physical appearance, increase lean body mass, and increase speed, strength and agility. Learn more at www.focusonthefemaleathlete.com.
• Improv Camp for youth and adults, presented by Shakespeare Walla Walla and the Walla Walla Community College Foundation. Youth classes for ages 14-25 will meet 9 a.m.-noon July 6-10 and adult classes will meet 7-9:30 p.m. Participants will develop their comedy and improvisational skills. Learn more at www.shakespearewallawalla.org.
for students, fifth grade through college, presented by Shakespeare Walla Walla and the Walla Walla Community College Foundation. Classes are divided into “Beginners” and “Advanced,” will meet 1-4:30 p.m. July 13-31. Auditions for advanced classes will take place from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 21. Visit www.shakespearewallawalla.org to learn more.
•Columbia Basin College
will offer more than ten classes this summer for elementary, middle and high school students. Classes are available in speech and debate, Japanese cultural enrichment, tech theatre, creative writing, anthropolgy and more. Visithttp://www.columbiabasin.edu/index.aspx?page=1605
to view a full list or register,
•The White Bluffs Museum
in Richland will offer over 25 classes this summer for ages 7-18. Registration is open for classes in sewing, quilting, weaving, jewelry, basketry and many other textile related programs. Learn more atwww.whitebluffscenter.org/Pages/summerchildrensclasses.aspx
•The Arc of the Tri-Cities
summer camps for all kids with priority for kids with special needs. Weekly camps start June 22 and end Aug. 19 for kids ages 2 to 21. The Arc offers activities for kids without disabilities and kids with disabilities. Swimming, fun in the parks, bowling, water parks, crafts, movies and more. Website has rates, which varies according to camp and needs of the camper.
•Corbie Arts summer workshops
for children 6 years and older.
To Infinity and Beyond, 10 a.m.-noon or 2-4 p.m. July 7-9. Over three days, students will design robots, paint outer space, draw futuristic cities, paint space shuttles and learn about outer space.
Crawl, Wiggle, Fly, 10 a.m.-noon or 2-4 p.m. July 14-16. Students will draw, paint and build butterflies, spiders and other bugs, and learn fun facts about insects and arachnids.
Art, American Style, 10 a.m.-noon or 2-4 p.m. July 21-23. Students will learn about the geography of the U.S. as they explore American landmarks, icons, geography and art.
Modern Masters, 10 a.m.-noon or 2-4 p.m. July 28-30. Students will learn about the most famous artists of the 19th century, and imitate their artistic styles with art projects of their own.
All classes will be held at Columbia Bible Church, 202 S. Van Buren St. in Kennewick. Tuition is $55 per session with a 10 percent discount for siblings. To learn more, visit www.corbiearts.com.
•G-Force Kids Summer Blast
for kids ages 5-12. 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, June 15-17 at Garden Christian Assembly, 6811 W. Okanogan Place, Kennewick.
Kids can take part in games, water fun, crafts, science experiments, Bible activities, prizes and more.
Registration is free, and students have until June 14 to preregister. Visit www.thegardentricities.com to learn more.
•Garland’s Gymnastics Summer Fun :
preschool, beginner and intermediate gymnastics camps. 9-9:45 a.m., 10-11 a.m., 11 a.m.-noon from June 15-25, June 29-July 9, June 20-30 and Aug. 3-13 at Garland’s Gymnastics, 8710 W. Victoria, Kennewick.
Participants will expand their gymnastic abilities at these two-week camps, designed for various skill levels. Class fee is $75 for preschool and $85 for beginner and intermediate. Learn more at www.garlandsgymnastics.com.
•YMCA of the Greater Tri-Cities
will provide a variety of activities this summer, for youth 13 and under.
At its Pasco, Kennewick and Richland branches, the YMCA will offer activities such as an outdoor soccer leagues, summer day camp, specialty camps, child care, preschool and more.
Dates, times and prices vary. To learn more, visit ymcatricities.org.
for kindergarten-second grade boys and girls. Practices will be held every Wednesday and games every Saturday beginning after Sept. 7 until early November at various locations within the area.
Kids can develop their soccer abilities in a friendly, non-competitive and local environment.
Registration is $50 per player. Learn more at www.asesoccer.com
•The Tri-City Court Club
will offer a variety of camps and classes. The club is at 1350 N. Grant St. in Kennewick. Learn more atwww.tricitycourtclub.com
Adventure Camp: Summer day camp program for youth, grouped in ages 6-9 or 10-13. Sessions are available from 7:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Monday-Friday from June 15-Aug. 28. Admission prices vary. Daily rates are available.
Basketball camp for youth ages 10-15. Classes are from 9-10:30 a.m. June 22-26. Registration is $50 for members of the Court Club, and $60 for others.
Rock-climbing camp for youth ages 10-15. Classes are from 9-10:30 a.m. July 13-17. Registration is $50 for members of the Court Club, and $60 for others.
Summer preschool program for ages 3-5. 12-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from June 2-25, July 7-30 and Aug. 4-27. Registration is $115 for club members, $130 for others.
Star Fish Swim School. Classes meet four times per week for three weeks. Times, dates and registration costs vary.
Junior Summer Tennis Camp, with classes available for ages 4-6, 6-8 or 9-12. High school tennis camp and intermediate tennis camp will also be available. Lessons run at Mondays and Wednesdays from June 15-Aug. 20. Prices and times vary.
•Summer pottery classes
for students entering third grade or higher. 9-11 a.m. and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 15-18, June 22-25, July 6-9 and July 13-16 at Richland High School, 930 Long Ave. in Richland.
Participants will learn to work with clay, using the potter’s wheel and hand construction.
Class fee is $115. Call 509-554-1277 to learn more.
•Reading and spelling camp
, a 60-hour camp, for second grade through high school students. 8:15 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday June 23-July 21 at Northwest United Protestant Church, 1312 Sacramento Blvd. in Richland. Registration is 9 a.m. June 21.
Students will receive tutoring in complete phonics, spelling, handwriting, reading, reading comprehension, thinking and analyzing, listening and more.
Tuition fee is $400 per student and materials cost $50 per family. Call 509-946-5453 or 509-627-5447 to learn more.
•West Richland Cub Scout Pack 228
will host six events at varying times and locations to provide information about Scouting.
Parents and boys interested in Cub Scouts should visit www.bmcbsa.org to view full schedule.
for youth ages 6-17.
“Play to Learn” tennis: 9 a.m.-noon, 9-10:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday June 22-Aug. 13 at Howard Amon Park, 900 George Washington Way in Richland. Trained instructors will provide activities to get kids learning tennis.
Family friendly tennis: 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays June 23-Aug. 13 at Howard Amon Park, or 6-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays June 22-Aug. 12 at Claybell Park, 425 Broadmoor St. in Richland. Up to four family members can participate.
“Serve-Rally-PLAY!” tennis. Youth ages 6-17 can play from 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays June 24-Aug. 12 at Howard Amon Park, and persons 18 and older can play from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays June 23-Aug. 11 at Claybell Park.
Prices vary. Register at www.pnw.usta.com/richland
for boys and girls in preschool-sixth grade. Must be 4 years old by Aug. 31 to participate. Practices begin Aug. 31, first game day is Sept. 12 and final game day is Oct. 24. Practice schedules vary.
Participation fee is $80 until July 11, and $100 until Aug. 1. Learn more at bethelsports.org.
•Bomber soccer camp
for boys and girls ages 5-13. 9:30-11:30 a.m. June 16-20, June 23-27, July 7-11 at Richland High School, 930 Long Ave. in Richland.
Participants will learn Brazilian-style soccer.
Prices vary. Learn more at www.bombersoccer.com.
•Bombers Booster Club basketball camp
for elementary and middle school boys. Noon-2 p.m. and 2-4 p.m. June 15-19, and 12:30-3:30 p.m. June 22-26 at Richland High School, 930 Long Ave. in Richland.
Participants will enhance their basketball skills through shooting practice, daily competitions, workouts and scrimmages.
Camp fee is $45 for first-fifth grade and $55 for sixth to ninth grade. Visit www.bombercamps.com to learn more.
•The Academy of Children’s Theatre
will offer a wide range of theater classes, as well as private voice and acting lessons. Visitwww.academyofchildrenstheatre.org
to view a full schedule.
•Columbia Basin Racquet Club
will offer a summer camp for ages 4-13 from 6:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. beginning June 10 at 1776 Terminal Drive. Activities include field trips, daily swimming activities at Pelican Bay, and more.
The club will also provide group or private tennis lessons and swimming lessons, for all ages and skill levels. Summer sessions will begin on June 15.
To register or learn more about CBRC’s summer activities, call 509-943-8416 or visit www.mycbrc.com.
•Columbia Basin BMX racing .
From 6-8 p.m. every Tuesday night, BMX riders may practice at Columbia Basin BMX, 2002 Snyder St. in Richland. Races take place at varying times every Saturday.
To learn more or to see a detailed racing schedule, visit www.columbiabasinbmx.com.
•U.S. World-Class Taekwondo lessons.
Lessons at varying times and dates.
Students will learn the discipline, respect, focus and self control necessary to excel in Taekwondo and in life. Class registration costs $119 and includes a free uniform. Visit www.TKDtricities.com.
for boys and girls ages 3-8. “Welcome to the Jungle” from June 22-25, “Movie Madness” from July 20-23, and ”Tropics” from July 27-30.
Dances will explore ballet technique, jazz, tap, hip-hop, and some improvisation and acting. Crafts and snacks will also be provided.
Classes will be hosted by The Dance Class, 417 Wright St. in Richland. Call 509-943-3871 to learn more.
•Dance and theater camps and classes
at Dance Connection in Kennewick. Camps and classes for all ages and levels, including ballet, tap, acrobatics, jazz, hip hop, cheer. New this year is a musical theater classes which includes voice lessons. More information and registration form online atwww.eteamz.com/diamondridgecloggers/news/
•All American Gymnastics and Sports Center
preschool camps, gymnastics ad cheer camps, dance clinic and backspring clinic. The Center will offer classes at varying times and dates for children two years and older. Visitwww.allamericangymnasticscenter.com
for a full schedule.
•Mid-Columbia Gymnastics Academy and Elite Force Cheer
gymnastics and tumbling camp for youth and teens ages 3-18.
Recreational gymnastics camp for boys and girls ages 5-12: noon-3 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday all summer. $25 per day. Activities include gymnastics, trampoline, group fitness games, rope swing climbing and more.
Recreational tumbling camp for boys and girls ages 5-18: Noon-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday all summer. $20 per day. Campers will learn the basics in floor gymnastics, trampoline and tumble track.
‘Tumble in the Jungle’ for ages 3-4: noon-2 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday all summer. Activities include gymnastics, trampoline, fitness games, foam pits and Play-Dough.
Classes will be held at the Mid-Columbia Gymnastics Academy, 1523 Fowler St. in Richland. Visit www.mcga.org to learn more.
for ages 8 and up. 10 a.m.-noon or 1-3 p.m. July 20-24 at the Tri-Cities Academy of Ballet and Music, 21 Aaron Drive in Richland.
Students will learn four songs and receive basic guitar instruction. All participants will receive a free guitar, as well as a guitar bag and tuner.
Admission is $199. Learn more at www.TriCitiesAcademy.com.
for grades one through six. June 15-18 at Delta High School, 901 Northgate Drive in Richland.
Through hands-on programming, participants will explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics curriculum inspired by some the world’s great inventors.
Learn more at www.campinvention.org.
•Sylvan Learning programs at
89 Keene Road in Richland.
Sylvan Robotics for grades 2-4 and 4-6. Dates and times vary. Students will learn about the design of robots, and build one of their own. Class fee is $149 per student.
Sylvan Coding and Video Game Design for grades 3-5. Dates and times vary. Students will study basic programming through animation and video game design. Class fee is $199 per person.
Sylvan Math Edge for grades 1-5. Classes are from 9-30-10:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, and 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Class fee is $149 per month or $299 for the entire summer, with a $50 set-up fee.
Learn more at www.SylvanLearning.com.
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