Registration is underway for summer camps at the Laurelhurst Community Center. including S.T.E.M Camps, LEGO® Robotics Camps, Sports Camps, Science Camps, Pottery Camps, Writing Camp and Carpentry Camps.
Register online, in-person at the Community Center Monday through Friday 9-2pm or by calling 684-7529.
KIDS CARPENTRY CAMP
Kids Carpentry is a hands-on toy building camp designed to teach girls and boys practical woodworking skills with an emphasis on the safe use of hand tools. While kids construct fun and exciting projects they are also empowered to become independent thinkers-building confidence, self-esteem and a repertoire of practical skills that will last them a lifetime. At the end of camp kids can expect to go home with three or more toys or games that they have made and painted by hand.
#160336 7/24-7/28 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $275
#160337 7/24-7/28 M-F 1-4 p.m. $275
#160338 7/31-8/4 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $275
#160338 7/31-8/4 M-F 1-4 p.m. $275
CHINESE MANDARIN CULTURE CAMP
Mandarin Experts is offering Chinese culture camp where campers will develop basic language skills, learn to do calligraphy, experience Chinese dancing and singing, play games, learn to make dumplings, and so much more!
#160332 6/26-6/30 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $250
#160335 7/17-7/21 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon. $250
YOUNG WRITERS’ ACADEMY: COMIC BOOKS
Unleash your imagination and create fantastical comic books! Write an original comic using our guided worksheets to help you illustrate characters and scenes like a pro. Next, collaborate to develop a digital comic, which will feature animated photos of you and your friends as a character within the story. Leave with a glossy of your own book!
#160383 7/10-7/14 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $225
YOUNG WRITERS’ ACADEMY: MIXED UP MYTHOLOGY
Mythology is a world onto itself, filled with gods and heroes, mortals, monsters, and supernatural occurrences. You will explore this fascinating world through a literary review of some of the most captivating myths ever told, games, and art inspired by various traditions. Next, you will place yourself in the center of it all as the protagonist of your very own myth, laden with adventure, and intrigue. Students will leave with a bound copy of their tale.
#160384 7/10-7/14 M-F 12:30-3:30 p.m. $225
YOUNG WRITERS’ ACADEMY: WRITE A STORY, GET IT PUBLISHED
Are you the next J.K. Rowling? Would you like to be a published author? After a course with us, you can be. We will show you how to write a story filled with interesting characters, a thrilling plot, vivid description, and exciting dialogue. Then, you will be given the option* to include it within an anthology to be published and available on Amazon. What a cool way to stand out on applications and boast to friends! *Additional $35 fee is required for publication option (includes a copy of book).
#160385 7/24-7/28 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $225
YOUNG WRITERS’ ACADEMY: BUILD YOUR OWN BOARD GAME
Chutes & Ladders, Yahtzee, Checkers, Sorry, and Candy Land? Yawn! Bored of the same old board games? It's no Trouble at all to create your own at this class. Do not pass go, do not collect $200, just come directly to YWA to design your own board-on professional grade materials; make up all the rules, and write the manual to make sure everyone plays YOUR way. You'll leave with your original board game to treasure and play for years to come.
#160382 7/24-7/28 M-F 12:30-3:30 p.m. $225
In this class kids will learn pinch-pot, coil, slab, wheel throwing, and glazing techniques. Each day we will introduce new projects, such as musical instruments, undersea creatures, bowls, plates, and more. Bring your imagination and enjoy all the creativity clay has to offer.
#160386 6/26-6/30 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $210
#160387 6/26-6/30 M-F 1-4 p.m. $210
#160388 7/3-7/7 M/W-F 9 a.m.-Noon $168
#160389 7/3-7/7 M/W-F 1-4 p.m. $168
#160392 7/10-7/14 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $210
#160394 7/10-7/14 M-F 1-4 p.m. $210
#160395 7/17-7/21 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $210
#160396 7/17-7/21 M-F 1-4 p.m. $210
#160397 7/24-7/28 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $210
#160398 7/24-7/28 M-F 1-4 p.m. $210
#160399 7/31-8/4 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $210
#160400 7/31-8/4 M-F 1-4 p.m. $210
#160402 8/7-8/11 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $210
#160403 8/7-8/11 M-F 1-4 p.m. $210
#160405 8/14-8/18 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $210
#160407 8/14-8/18 M-F 1-4 p.m. $210
ONE ON ONE: HALF-DAY SPORTS CAMPS
#160370 6/26-6/30 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $130
#160369 7/17-7/21 M-F 12:30-3:30 p.m. $130
#160368 6/26-6/30 M-F 12:30-3:30 p.m. $130
#160348 7/10-7/14 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $130
#160352 7/24-7/28 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $130
#160359 7/10-7/14 M-F 12:30-3:30 p.m. $130
#160362 7/24-7/28 M-F 12:30-3:30 p.m. $130
#160366 7/17-7/21 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $130
ONE ON ONE: HALF-DAY HOOPS CAMP
Learn, Sweat and Have Fun with One on One this summer! Join us for our Half-Day Hoops Camps at Laurelhurst Gym. We work on all the fundamentals throughout the week, and we put these skills to practice in fun games, competitions and scrimmages. All ability levels are welcome, and everyone will be challenged by our experienced and super-fun staff! We will immediately split into two separate leagues by age/ability level on the first day. See you on the court!
#160343 7/10-7/14 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $130
#160344 7/24-7/28 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $130
#160346 8/21-8/25 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $130
ONE ON ONE INTENSIVE BASKETBALL CAMP
One on One Basketball’s Intensive Half-Day Camps are meant for serious players with team experience. These focused and fast-paced sessions are run very similar to high-school level practices. We will incorporate individual fundamentals skillwork, efficient offensive moves (post/perimeter), shooting technique, team concepts (offensive/defensive), and
scrimmaging. If you are looking to take your game to the next level and you are hungry for basketball knowledge, come train with Coach Michie and staff this summer!
BOYS #160289 7/10-7/14 M-F 1-4 p.m. $130
GIRLS #160331 7/24-7/28 M-F 1-4 p.m. $130
YOGA SUMMER CAMP!
This inspiring yoga camp will incorporate movement inside our yoga space and outside in our community throughout the morning. Each day will include a formal kids’ yoga sequence, a related craft, and cooperative games. Possible daily themes are Dream Big, Farm to Table, and more! We use energetic music to keep kids moving and allow plenty of time for relaxation and self-care as well.
#160381 6/26-6/30 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $250
PLAY-WELL: INTRO TO STEM WITH LEGO®
Tap into your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO®! Build engineering-designed projects such as boats, snowmobiles, catapults, and merry-go-rounds. Then use special pieces to create your own unique design! New and returning students can explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor.
#160375 8/14-8/18 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $200
PLAY-WELL: JEDI-CRAFT ADVENTURE GAME
Mine, craft, and build the Star Wars universe using LEGO®! Roll the dice to gather Jedi resources. Then build a Pod Racer, craft a Droid, or create the Treehouse Village of Endor! This novice Play-Well LEGO® game is inspired by the Minecraft tablet game and the Star Wars fantasy setting.
#160376 7/31-8/4 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $200
PLAY-WELL: ROBOTICS USING LEGO® WEDO
Build and program robots in this introductory Robotics class using the LEGO® WeDo system. Learn basic programming skills, simple engineering concepts, and the names of robot components. Work in small groups to complete several projects using tilt and motion sensors. This is a great way to prepare young Robotics enthusiast for our more advanced Robotics programs.
##160379 7/17-7/21 M-F 9 a.m.-Noon $235
PLAY-WELL: STEM CHALLENGE WITH LEGO®
Power on your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO®! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer designed projects such as catapults, pneumatics cranes, arch bridges, and battletracks! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. An experienced instructor will challenge new and returning students to engineer at the next level.
#160380 8/14-8/18 M-F 1-4 p.m. $200
PLAY-WELL: JEDI-CRAFT SURVIVAL GAME
Mine, craft, and build the Star Wars universe using LEGO®! Roll the dice to gather Jedi resources. Then build a Starship, craft Light Sabers, and use the Force to survive Empire attacks. This advanced Play-Well LEGO® game is inspired by the Minecraft tablet game and the Star Wars fantasy setting.
#160377 7/31-8/4 M-F 1-4 p.m. $200
PLAY-WELL: ROBOTICS USING LEGO® EV3
Build and program robots using the new LEGO® Mindstorms EV3 system! Learn about mechanical and software design, loops, conditional statements, problem solving, and teamwork skills. Work in small groups, program and build your robot, and rise to the challenge. Control the robot to avoid obstacles, pick up and carry objects, and play sounds. Projects are structured so that students work in an open-ended, investigative environment while having fun.
#160378 7/17-7/21 M-F 1-4 p.m. $235
MAD SCIENCE: EUREKA! THE INVENTION CAMP
Overcome a series of challenges using everyday materials, simple machines, and most of all… your MIND. With a little bit of ingenuity–and some tips from famous inventors–campers will create catapults and forts, construct working light sticks to take home, and assemble a set of circuits with batteries and light bulbs. While Thomas Edison said "Invention is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration," this camp is 100% FUN!
#160341 8/28-9/1 M-F 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $425