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Western Kids Camp instructor Emily Foster sprays her campers with water while dancing to the music of the band LeRoy Bell & His Only Friends at a summer noon concert at the Performing Arts Plaza at Western Washington University in July 2010.
Western Kids Camp instructor Emily Foster sprays her campers with water while dancing to the music of the band LeRoy Bell & His Only Friends at a summer noon concert at the Performing Arts Plaza at Western Washington University in July 2010. pdwyer@bhamherald.com

Plan ahead to enroll your child in a summer camp, but be aware that dates and locations can change.

Camps are in Bellingham, unless noted. For more camps, check the Bellingham Parks and Recreation Department’s Leisure Guide, included in the May 1 issue of The Bellingham Herald, or search “summer camps” at calendar.bellinghamherald.com.

ARTS

Arts Adventure NW Sounds of Summer Music Festival and Cascadia Film Workshop

Sounds of Summer

July 17-23

Ages: 10-21

$1,000

360-421-2527, pcmusical.org, sharynpeterson@hotmail.com

Cascadia Film Workshop

July 24-30

Ages: 15-adult

Four intensive courses, cost varies per course depending on accommodation selected.

Treacy-Levine Center, 24880 Brotherhood Road, Mount Vernon

206-406-4575, cascadiafilmworkshop.com

BellinghamART Summer Camps

Weekly, June 27-Aug. 4

Ages by group: 4-5, 6-8, 9 and older; teens and adults

1701 Ellis St., Studio 203

Cost per week: Ages 4 and 5, $90; ages 6 and older, $180; teens and adults, $200

BellinghamArt.com, info@bellinghamart.com, 360-738-8379

Bellingham Repertory Dance Summer Youth Contemporary Dance Intensive

Aug. 8-14

Ages: 13-18

Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave.

$290 pre-registration by July 1; $325 late registration by Aug. 8

bhamrep.org, bhamrep@ gmail.com, 360-927-2448

Bellingham Youth Music Camp

July 25-29, 9 a.m.-noon

Grades: 3-5 (limited to 20 students)

2315 Hawk Way

$125

360-927-1746, amyblack84@yahoo.com, amyblack.musicteachershelper.com

Bellingham Youth Piano Camp

July 25- 29, 1-4 p.m.

Grades: 4-8 who are currently taking piano lessons (limited to 20 students)

2315 Hawk Way

$125

360-927-1746, amyblack84@yahoo.com, amyblack.musicteachershelper.com

Bellingham Youth Choir Camp

Aug. 1-5, 9 a.m.-noon

Grades: 3-5 (limited to 25 students)

2315 Hawk Way

$125

360-927-1746, amyblack84@yahoo.com, amyblack.musicteachershelper.com

Bellingham Youth Choir Camp

Aug. 1-5, 1-4 p.m.

Grades: 6-8 (limited to 25 students)

2315 Hawk Way

$125

360-927-1746, amyblack84@yahoo.com, amyblack.musicteachershelper.com

Bellingham Youth Jazz Summer Band

June 15-Aug. 7, 6 p.m.

Ages: 12-18

Bellingham Senior Activity Center, 315 Halleck St.

$160 for seven-week session

360-676-5750, jazzproject.org, markelly@oz.net

Drayton Harbor Music Festival & Camp

July 10-16

Ages: 12-19

Blaine Middle School, 975 H St.

$400 tuition per week, plus $400 for room & board (optional)

360-820-8312, draytonharbormusic.org, eloisa.paa@gmail.com

LuciaArts Summer Camp

June 20-24: All About Animals, grades 1-3

June 27-July 1: In the Garden, Food Flowers and Insects, grades 1-3

July 11-15: In the Garden, grades 3-5

July 18-22 and July 29: Create with Clay, grades 5-9

July 25-29: Animals Including Us, grades 3-5

2706 Ellis St.

$162.00 for week, except the ceramics camp.

360-510-1979, luciaarts.com, lucia4arts@gmail.com

Little Big Top Circus Camp

Aug. 8-12 , 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ages: 8-14

Bellingham Circus Guild Cirque Lab, 1401 Sixth St.

$150-$200 sliding fee

360-393-2272, bellinghamcircusguild.com, quickjuggler@yahoo.com

Missoula Children’s Theatre

July 11-16, “The Frog Prince”

July 18-23, “Peter and Wendy”

Aug. 1-6, “The Princess and the Pea”

10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. daily; performances at 3 and 7 p.m. Saturdays

Grades: 1-12 (must have completed kindergarten)

Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St.

Cost per week: $185 (one camper for one camp); $170 (multiple campers and/or multiple camps)

mountbakertheatre.com/explore/our-education-program, 360-734-6080

The Neighborhood Playhouse: Page to Stage Drama Camp

July 11-15, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Grades: 3-5

Firehouse Performing Arts Center: 1314 Harris St.

$195

theneighborhoodplayhouse@q.com, theneighborhoodplayhouse.net

The Neighborhood Playhouse: Camp Comedy!

July 11-15, 1:30-4 p.m.

Grades: 6-12

$150

Firehouse Performing Arts Center: 1314 Harris St.

theneighborhoodplayhouse@q.com, theneighborhoodplayhouse.net

The Neighborhood Playhouse: Creative Dramatics

July 18-22, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Grades: K-2

$195

Firehouse Performing Arts Center: 1314 Harris St.

theneighborhoodplayhouse@q.com, theneighborhoodplayhouse.net

The Neighborhood Playhouse: Advanced Production Camp: By audition only

July 25-Aug. 6, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Grades: 6-12

$295

Firehouse Performing Arts Center: 1314 Harris St.

theneighborhoodplayhouse@q.com, theneighborhoodplayhouse.net

Dare to Draw for Teens!

July 11-14

Ages: 13-18

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$89

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Heroes & Heroines: Altered Art Books

July 25-28

Ages: 13-18

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$85, plus $15 materials fee

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Creative Exploration: Teen Art Camp

Session 1: July 18-21, 9 a.m.-noon; Session 2: July 25-28, 9 a.m.-noon

Grades: 6-12

Whatcom Museum Syre Education Center, 201 Prospect St.

$175 nonmembers; $155 museum members; 10 percent sibling discounts

360-778-8960,ejdieleman@cob.org, whatcommuseum.org/learn/camps

Road Trip

June 20-23, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Ages: 3-10

Perch & Play, 1707 N. State St.

$125 per week

360-393-4925, perchandplay.com, info@perchandplay.com

Ready, Set, Grow! Garden preparation and art

June 27-30, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Ages: 3-10

Perch & Play, 1707 N. State St.

$125 per week

360-393-4925, perchandplay.com, info@perchandplay.com

Invitation to Write! Creating your own journals

July 18-21, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Ages: 3-10

Perch & Play, 1707 N. State St.

$125 per week

360-393-4925, perchandplay.com, info@perchandplay.com

Printmakers Studio!

July 25-28, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Ages: 3-10

Perch & Play, 1707 N. State St.

$125 per week

360-393-4925, perchandplay.com, info@perchandplay.com

Puppets!

Aug 1-4

Ages: 3-10

Perch & Play, 1707 N. State St.

$125 per week

360-393-4925, perchandplay.com, info@perchandplay.com

Marble Madness

Aug. 8-11, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Ages: 3-10

Perch & Play, 1707 N. State St.

$125 per week

360-393-4925, perchandplay.com, info@perchandplay.com

Five Days of Flags

June 27-July 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Ages: 8-13

Ragfinery, 1421 N. Forest St.

$220 week

360-738-6977, Ragfinery.com, hello@ragfinery.com

Upcycle Fashion Design Camp

Aug. 8-12, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Ages: 12-18

Ragfinery, 1421 N. Forest St.

$220 week

360-738-6977, Ragfinery.com, hello@ragfinery.com

Summer Youth Theatre Institute: Elementary

June 27–July 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., show at 2 p.m. July 2

Grades K-6

Western Washington University Performing Arts Center

$250 week

wwu.edu/ee/youth/program-picker.shtml

Upfront Theatre Summer Improv Camp

Aug. 1-5 , 9 a.m.-noon

Ages: 12-18

Upfront Theatre, 1208 Bay St.

$149 per week or $249 sibling discount for two

theupfront.com, 360-733-8855, education@theupfront.com

Young Songwriter Summer Camp

July 11-14, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ages: 7-12

1500 Lakeway Drive

$225 per week, scholarships and sliding scale available

holisticartventures.com, holisticartventures@gmail.com, 512-554-6452

Bellingham Girls Rock Camp

July 25-31, Aug. 15-21

Ages: 8-17

Session 1:- Fairhaven College

Session 2: Whatcom Community College

Cost per week: $350 (scholarships and tuition assistance available)

bgrc.org, info@bgrc.org

Creative Writing Camp

June 27-30

Ages: 9-12

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$89

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Teen Pottery: Welcome to the Wheel

July 18-21 and July 28

Ages: 13-17

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$119

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Paint Like Monet!

July 19-22

Ages: 6-12

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

Cost: $75, plus $15 materials fee

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Let’s Draw!

July 25-28

Ages: 8-10

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$79, plus $5 materials fee

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

ENVIRONMENTAL AND OUTDOOR EDUCATION

Adventure Sailing Summer Camp

June 10-24, July 18-22, Aug. 8-12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Ages: 9-14

Community Boating Center, 555 Harris Ave.

$280 per week, multi-kid and multi-session discounts, scholarships available

boatingcenter.org/education/youth/registration, andrea@boatingcenter.org, 360-714-8891

Intermediate Sailing Summer Camp

June 27-July 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Ages: 9-14

Community Boating Center, 555 Harris Ave.

$280 per week, multi-kid and multi-session discounts, scholarships available

boatingcenter.org/education/youth/registration, andrea@boatingcenter.org, 360-714-8891

Sail & Paddlesports Summer Camp

July 4-8, July 11-15, July 25-29, Aug. 1-5, Aug. 15-19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Ages: 9-14

Community Boating Center, 555 Harris Ave.

$280 per week, multi-kid and multi-session discounts, scholarships available

boatingcenter.org/education/youth/registration, andrea@boatingcenter.org, 360-714-8891

Preschool in the Garden

June 20-23, July 5-8, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Ages: 3-4

Outback Farm, Western Washington University

$75 per week

360-927-1590, info@commonthreadsfarm.org, commonthreadsfarm.org/programs/summer-programs

Farm Camp

June 20-23, June 27-30, July 5-8, July 11-14, July 18-21, July 25-28, Aug. 1-4, Aug. 8-11, 9 a.m.-noon

Ages: 5-8

Outback Farm, Western Washington University

$135 per week

360-927-1590, info@commonthreadsfarm.org, commonthreadsfarm.org/programs/summer-programs

Camp Pizza

June 27-30, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ages: 8-11

Outback Farm, Western Washington University

$195 per week

360-927-1590, info@commonthreadsfarm.org, commonthreadsfarm.org/programs/summer-programs

Camp Pasta

July 11-14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ages: 8-11

Outback Farm, Western Washington University

$195 per week

360-927-1590, info@commonthreadsfarm.org, commonthreadsfarm.org/programs/summer-programs

Coyote Day Camp (optional Thursday overnight)

July 5-8, 10 a..m.-3 p.m.

Ages: 5-11

Kendall

$225

360-599-1393, info@earthwaysnature.org, earthwaysnature.org/programs/camps-and-workshops

Eagle Overnight Camp

Aug. 2-5

Ages: 9-16

Kendall

$325

360-599-1393, info@earthwaysnature.org, earthwaysnature.org/programs/camps-and-workshops

Earthways at Salmonberry School on Orcas Island

July 11-15, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Ages: 6-8

Orcas Island

$190

summerprograms@salmonberryschool.org, salmonberryschool.org/summerprogram

Earthways at Salmonberry School on Orcas Island

July 25-29, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ages: 9-12

Orcas Island

$265

summerprogram@salmonberryschool.org, salmonberryschool.org/summerprogram

Fun with Feathered Friends: Bird Camp for Kids

Session 1: June 27-July 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Session 2: July 11-15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Ages: Ages 7-12

Whatcom Museum Syre Education Center, 201 Prospect St.

$190 nonmembers, $170 museum members; 10 percent sibling discount per week

360-778-8985, cbbrewer@cob.org, whatcommuseum.org/learn/camps

Foothills Explorations Camp

July 18-20

Grades: Boys, grades 1-2

Bellingham and Whatcom County, camp locations change daily

$190

wildwhatcom.org/summer-adventures, info@wildwhatcom.org, 360-389-3414

Foothills Explorations Camp

Aug. 15-17

Grades: Boys, grades 1-2

Bellingham and Whatcom County, camp locations change daily

$190

wildwhatcom.org/summer-adventures, info@wildwhatcom.org, 360-389-3414

Cascadia Explorations Camp

June 20-24

Grades: Boys, grades 2-3

Bellingham and Whatcom County, camp locations change daily

$190

wildwhatcom.org/summer-adventures, info@wildwhatcom.org, 360-389-3414

Cascadia Explorations Camp

Aug. 8-11

Grades: Boys, grades 2-3

Bellingham and Whatcom County, camp locations change daily

$350

wildwhatcom.org/summer-adventures, info@wildwhatcom.org, 360-389-3414

Salish Sea Explorations Camp

Aug. 15-19

Grades: Boys, grades 5-6

Bellingham and Whatcom County, camp locations change daily

$380

wildwhatcom.org/summer-adventures, info@wildwhatcom.org, 360-389-3414

Tides & Trails Adventure Camp

July 18-22

Grades: Girls, grades 7-8

Bellingham and Whatcom County, camp locations change daily

$380

wildwhatcom.org/summer-adventures, info@wildwhatcom.org, 360-389-3414

Coastal Loop Adventure (Backpack Trip)

July 11-15, mandatory pre-trip meeting July 10

Grades: Girls, grades 6-7

Olympic National Park, Washington coast

$575

wildwhatcom.org/summer-adventures, info@wildwhatcom.org, 360-389-3414

Baker Lake Backpack (Backpack Trip)

July 6-8, mandatory pre-trip meeting July 5

Grades: Girls, grade 5

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Baker Lake

$355

wildwhatcom.org/summer-adventures, info@wildwhatcom.org, 360-389-3414

Baker River Ramble (Backpack Trip)

July 11-13

Grades: Boys, grades 5-9

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Baker River area

$355

wildwhatcom.org/summer-adventures, info@wildwhatcom.org, 360-389-3414

Hoh River (Backpack Trip)

Aug. 1-5:

Grades: Boys, grades 6-9

Olympic National Park

$575

wildwhatcom.org/summer-adventures, info@wildwhatcom.org, 360-389-3414

Ross Lake Loop (Backpack Trip)

July 18-24

Grades: Boys, grades 6-9

North Cascades National Park

$875

wildwhatcom.org/summer-adventures, info@wildwhatcom.org, 360-389-3414

GENERAL

Bellingham Parks and Recreation Day Enrichment and Sports Camps

June 20-Aug. 19

Preschool to teens

Bellingham parks, including Bloedel Donovan, Lake Padden, and Cornwall.

3424 Meridian St.

360-778-7000, parks@cob.org; cob.org/ezreg

Adventure Quest

Weekly sessions, July 18-22, July 25-29, Aug. 1-5, Aug. 8-12, Aug. 15-19, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ages: 6-16

Downtown Bellingham

$195 week, with a $50 discount for first-time campers

QuestNorthwest.com, 360-836-0386, Bellingham@RenaissanceAdventures.com

Kids’ World Ferndale

June 13-Sept. 6, 5:45 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Ages 5-12 (must have completed kindergarten)

1635 Main St., Ferndale

$150 per week, four-week minimum preferred

360-738-4967, kidsworldbellingham.com

Kids’ World Northwest

June 16-Aug. 23, 5:45 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Ages 5-12 (must have completed kindergarten)

4085 Home Road

$150 per week, four-week minimum preferred

360-527-8952, kidsworldbellingham.com

Kids’ World 2000

June 16-Aug. 23

Monday-Friday, 5:45 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Ages 5-12 (must have completed kindergarten)

1906 E. Sunset Drive

$150 per week, four-week minimum preferred

360-647-3423, kidsworldbellingham.com

Village Books Lit Camp

July 18-22, 1-5 p.m.

Ages: 9-12

Village Books, 1200 11th St.

$129

360-671-2626, villagebooks.com/event/VB-lit-camp-071816, claire@villagebooks.com

Camp Village Books

Aug. 1-5, 1-5 p.m.

Ages: 7-10

Village Books, 1200 11th St.

$129

360-671-2626, villagebooks.com/event/VB-lit-camp-071816, claire@villagebooks.com

Critter Camp

July 11-15; July 25-29; Aug. 8-12

Ages: 8-10

Whatcom Humane Society, 2172 Division St.

$185 session

http://whatcomhumane.org/critter-camp, outreach@whatcomhumane.org, 360-733-2080, ext.3116

Gardenview Montessori Summer in the Garden Camp

June 28-July 1, July 5-8, July 12-15, July 19-22, July 26-29, Aug. 2-5, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Ages: 3-8

3242 Firwood Ave.

$125 week, discounts for additional weeks

Gardenviewmontessori.org, gardenviewmontessori@comcast.net, 360-527-9638

PNW Girls Retreat

July 6-10

Ages: 14-18

4605 Cable St.

$697

PNWgirls.com

Super Sitter Training Camp

June 27-29

Ages: 13 and older

St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway

$95, includes infant/child CPR and First Aid certification

360-255-2056, info@p2pwhatcom.org

Fiber Arts Camp

June 20-23

Ages: 8-14

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$109, plus $45 materials fee

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Pioneer Crafts for Homespun Fun

June 20-23

Ages: 8-14

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$95, plus $35 materials fee

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Code Breakers

June 27-30

Ages: 8-11 or 11-14

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$169

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Introduction to Photojournalism for Teens

June 27-30

Ages: 13-17

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$89

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Robotics for Jungle Adventurers (1.1)

June 27-30 or July 18-21

Ages: 7-8 or 8-10

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$159

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Camp Half-Blood

June 28-30

Ages: 8-14

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

Cost: $115, plus $50 materials fee

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Minecraft Designers

July 5-8

Ages: 8-11 or 11-14

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

Cost: $169

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Hogwarts Satellite School

July 6-8

Ages: 8-14

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$115, plus $50 materials fee

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Mechanical Engineering with Bricks

July 6-8

Ages: 8-11

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$125

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Robotics for Urban Explorers (1.3)

July 6-8 or July 25-28

Ages: 9-12

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$125

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

App Attack!

July 11-14

Ages: 8-11 or 11-14

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$169

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Beginning Beekeeping for Teens

July 11-14

Ages: 12-17

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$79

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Business Sense for Kids

July 11

Ages: 9-14

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$49, plus $15 materials fee

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Kids Can Cook: Summer Specialties

July 11 and 21

Ages: 7-13

Downtown Community Co-op Connections Building, 405 E. Holly St.

$50

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Kids Can Cook: Eat Local

July 25 and 28

Ages: 7-13

Downtown Community Co-op Connections Building, 405 E. Holly St.

$50

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Make Your First 3D Video Game!

July 18-21

Ages: 8-11 of 11-14

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$169

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Robotics: Mastering the Challenges (3.0)

July 18-21

Ages: 10-12

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$159

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Minecraft Modders

July 25-28

Ages: 8-11 or 11-14

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$169

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Robotics: Accomplishing the Green City (3.1)

July 25-28

Ages: 10-12

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$159

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Self-Defense for Teens

July 25-28

Ages: 13-18

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$75

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Kids Can Cook: Pastry Power!

July 11 and 17

Ages: 7-13

Downtown Community Co-op Connections Building, 405 E. Holly St.

$50

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Robotics for Imagineers (1.2)

July 11-14 Ages: 8-10

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$159

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Robotics: Mastering the Challenges (3.0)

July 11-14

Ages: 10-12

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$159

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Return to Hogwarts: Second Year Studies

July 19-20

Ages: 8-14

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$79, plus $35 materials fee

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

The Fantastical World of Faeries

July 21

Ages: 7-12

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$49, plus $35 materials fee

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

WWU College Quest

June 26-July 1; July 24-29

Grades: 10-12

Western Washington University

$800-$925

wwu.edu/ee/youth/program-picker.shtml, youth@wwu.edu, 360-650-3308

WWU Global Connections

Weekly, July 25-Aug. 12

Grades 4-6

Western Washington University

$170-$180 week

wwu.edu/ee/youth/program-picker.shtml, youth@wwu.edu, 360-650-3308

WWU Grandparents U

July 21-22

Grades 1-8

Western Washington University

$239 pair

wwu.edu/ee/youth/program-picker.shtml, youth@wwu.edu, 360-650-3308

WWU Odyssey of Science and Arts

July 11-15, 18-22, and 25-29

Grades: 4-6

Western Washington University

$169 per session before May 15, $189 after

wwu.edu/ee/youth/program-picker.shtml, youth@wwu.edu, 360-650-3308

WWU Summer Youth Theatre Institute

Dates vary by program

Grades: Elementary and secondary

Western Washington University

Cost varies by program

wwu.edu/ee/youth/program-picker.shtml, youth@wwu.edu, 360-650-3308

WWU Summerwinds Music Camp

Aug. 8-13

Grades: 6-12

Western Washington University

$359 before June 1, $390 after

wwu.edu/ee/youth/program-picker.shtml, youth@wwu.edu, 360-650-3308

WWU Western Kids Camp

Weekly, June 27–July 22 (no session July 4)

Grades: K-6

Western Washington University

$157-$220 week

wwu.edu/ee/youth/program-picker.shtml, youth@wwu.edu, 360-650-3308

WWU Lakewood Jr. Sailing Camp

Weekly, June 21–Aug. 19

Grades 6-12

Lakewood Water Sport Facility on Lake Whatcom

$125 for sailing, $110 for windsurfing

wwu.edu/ee/youth/program-picker.shtml, youth@wwu.edu. 360-650-3308

YMCA’s Adventure Camp

Weekly, June 20-Aug. 19

Grades: 1-6

1256 N. State St.

Early bird by April 30: $170 member, $190 program member per week. Starting May 1: $185 member, $205 program member per week

360-733-8630, whatcomymca.org, lpurdie@whatcomymca.org

YMCA’s Teen Extreme Camp

Weekly, June 20-Aug. 23

Grades: 6-9

1256 N. State St.

Early bird before May 31: $160 member, $180 program member per week. In-season: $175 member, $200 program member

360-733-8630, whatcomymca.org, lpurdie@whatcomymca.org

YMCA Discovery Camp (Downtown)

June 20-Aug. 26

Grades: Children entering kindergarten in fall

1256 N. State St.

Monthly cost varies depending on full or part-time enrollment. DSHS accepted.

360-733-8630, jdesmul@whatcomymca.org, whatcomymca.org

Y’s Kids Summer Enrichment

Weekly, June 20-Aug. 19 (Closed July 4)

Grades 1-6

Roosevelt Elementary School, 2900 Yew. St.

Monthly cost varies based on full- or part-time schedule.

360-733-8630, whatcomymca.org

YMCA Discovery Camp (Sunnyland)

June 20 to Aug. 19

Grade: Children entering kindergarten in fall

Sunnyland Elementary School, 2800 James St.

Monthly cost varies depending on full- or part-time enrollment. DSHS accepted.

Jamie Desmul, 360-733-8630, jdesmul@whatcomymca.org, whatcomymca.org

RELIGIOUS

Building with Jesus Lego Day Camp

July 5-8, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Ages: 5-11

Northwood Alliance Church 580 C St., Blaine

$24 week, $6 a day

July 18-22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ages: 5-11

Grace Baptist Fellowship Church 338 N. Park St., Lynden

$30 week, $6 a day

July 25-29, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ages: 5-11

Fountain Community Church 2100 Broadway

$30 week, $6 a day

Aug. 1-5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ages: 5-11

Good News Fellowship 1252 W. Axton Road, Ferndale

$30 week, $6 a day

Child Evangelism Fellowship, 360-746-9409, cefwhatcom.org, cefwhatcom@gmail.com

Vacation Bible School: Egypt—Joseph’s Journey from Prison to Palace

Aug. 7-11, 5-8 p.m.

Grades: K-5

Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 2600 Lakeway Drive

$25 week

Pre-registration required by July 31

360-733-1277, ctslutheran.org

Vacation Bible School: Seasons of Love

July 25-29

Preschool (4- and 5-year-olds), mornings only

Elementary (entering first to sixth grade), through mid-afternoon

Christ Lutheran Church, 5904 Vista Drive, Ferndale

$20 preschool for week, $40 elementary for week, $75 maximum for family for week

clcferndale.org, 360-384-1422, vbs@clcferndale.org

SCIENCE

Kitchen Science!

July 6-8

Perch & Play, 1707 N. State St.

$125 week

360-393-4925, perchandplay.com, info@perchandplay.com

Frozen: Science & Art!

July 11-14

Perch & Play, 1707 N. State St.

$125 week

360-393-4925, perchandplay.com, info@perchandplay.com

Everything is Elemental

June 27-30 or July 11-14

Ages: 6-9

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$75

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Signs in Nature

June 25-30

Ages: 9-12

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$85

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

The Volcano in Our Backyard

July 11-14

Ages: 9-12

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$95

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Forensic Science: Whodunit?

July 18-20

Ages: 10-12

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$95

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Science Myths Debunked!

July 18-21

Ages: 11-13

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$85

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Kitchen Chemistry

July 25-28

Ages: 9-12

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$85

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Exploring Circuitry with Arduino

July 11-14

Ages: 10-13

Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Road

$159

360-383-3200, whatcomcommunityed.com

Tech Adventure Camp

Weekly, June 27-July 1, July 11-15

Grades: 5-6

Bellingham High School, 2020 Cornwall Ave.

$150 week for half-day camps

360-676-6575, ext. 7152, paul.clement@bellinghamschools.org, techadventures.org

SPECIAL NEEDS

F.A.C.E.S. (Families for Autism Care, Education & Support) Northwest Autism Summer Program

July 5-Aug. 18

Ages: 5-25, with autism

360-389-2151 for location and cost, acesnw@hotmail.com, facesnorthwest.com

Camp Willie

June 23-28

Camp Killoqua, a Campfire USA facility in Snohomish County

Grades: 2-12

$515-$555, tuition support and scholarships available

435-258-5437, campfiresnoco.org/camp/grief-camp, markharfenist@gmail.com, 360-223-0132

SPORTS

Lynden Christian Volleyball Camp

June 13–16, 9:30 a.m.– noon

Grades: 2-7

Lynden Christian High School, 515 Drayton St.

$50 session

360-354-3221, lyncs.org

Girls on the Run Summer Camp

June 20-24 and July 18-22, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Grades: Girls 3-6

Lake Padden

$115

360-733-8630, whatcomymca.org/girls-on-the-run-camp.html, jgallant@whatcomymca.org

Trailblazers Summer Camp

June 20-24, July 18-22

Grades: 3-8

Meet at Lake Padden, campers will go to various trailheads throughout the week.

$90 week

360-733-8630, whatcomymca.org, jgallant@whatcomymca.org

Bellingham Sportsplex Youth Activities Camps

June 16-Aug. 23, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Ages: 7-12

Bellingham Sportsplex, 1225 Civic Field Way

Weekly: $145. Drop-in day rate: $40

360-676-1919, bellinghamsportsplex.com/youth-activities

Hammer FC Soccer Academy Summer Camps

Camp 1; June 29-July 2; 9 a.m.-noon: Camp 2; July 13-16, 9 a.m.-noon: Camp 3; Aug 3-6: Advanced Camp, July 13-16, 1-4 p.m.

Ages 5-12; advanced camp 8-12

Phillips 66 Soccer Park, 5238 Northwest Drive

$110, regular, $120 advanced

360-676-1919, bellinghamsportsplex.com/youth-activities

Blazers Hockey Academy Pre-Season Skills Hockey Camp

Aug. 23, 25, 30, and Sept. 1

Ages: 7-14

Bellingham Sportsplex, 1225 Civic Field Way

$99

360-676-1919, bellinghamsportsplex.com/youth-activities

Sportsplex Skating Academy Learn To Skate Camp

Aug 15-19, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Ages: 6-14

Bellingham Sportsplex, 1225 Civic Field Way

$95

360-676-1919, bellinghamsportsplex.com/youth-activities

Just Try It- Summer Sports Camp

June 27-July 1 and July 25-29

Grades: 1-5

Western Washington University

$110 session

360-650-3766, wwu.edu/campusrec

Camp Mac Anthony and Easton McClanahan youth football camp

July 21-23

Ages: 6-12

Downer Field and various locations in Bellingham

$175

41sports.com, 602-448-9618, 41sportstraining@gmail.com

Boys Basketball Team Camp

June 24-26

Grades: 9-12

$155-$215, depending on commuter or overnight

Wade King Student Recreation Center, Western Washington University

Tony.Dominguez@wwu.edu, 360-650-3024, wwuvikings.com

Boys Basketball Fundamentals Camp

July 31-Aug 3

Ages: 9-18

$225-$335, depending on commuter or overnight

Wade King Student Recreation Center, WWU

Tony.Dominguez@wwu.edu, 360-650-3024, wwuvikings.com

Boys Basketball Elite Camp

Aug 4-7

Ages: 9-18

Cost: to be determined

Wade King Student Recreation Center, WWU

Tony.Dominguez@wwu.edu, 360-650-3024, wwuvikings.com

Girls Basketball Individual & JV Camp

July 10-14

Grades: 5-12 (must be 12 or older to attend overnight)

$255-$375, depending on commuter or overnight

Wade King Student Recreation Center, WWU

Stacey.Turrell@wwu.edu, 360-650-4933, wwuvikings.com

Girls Volleyball Individual Camp

July 3-6

Grades: 6-12 (must be 13 or older to attend overnight)

$280-$325, depending on commuter or overnight

Wade King Student Recreation Center, WWU

James.Suh@wwu.edu, 360-650-6806, wwuvikings.com

Girls Volleyball Team Camp

July 6-9, July 21-24

Grades: 10-12

Cost: to be determined

Wade King Student Recreation Center, WWU

James.Suh@wwu.edu, 360-650-6806, wwuvikings.com

Girls Volleyball Elite Camp

July 14-16

Grades: 10-12

$275

Wade King Student Recreation Center, WWU

James.Suh@wwu.edu, 360-650-6806, wwuvikings.com

Soccer Premier Camp

July 19-22

Ages: 8-14

$245

WWU campus

Georgianne.Connell@wwu.edu, 360- 650-6796, wwuvikings.com

Men’s Soccer Blue Chip College ID Camp

Aug. 10-13

High school and college

Cost: to be determined

WWU campus

Greg.Brisbon@wwu.edu, 360-650-6597, wwuvikings.com

Girls Softball All Skills Camp

July 12-13

Ages: 8-13

Viking Field, WWU campus

Amy.Suiter@wwu.edu, 360-650-7783, wwuvikings.com

Girls Softball Elite All Skills Camp

Aug. 15-18

Ages: 14-18

Cost: to be determined

Viking Field, WWU campus

Amy.Suiter@wwu.edu, 360-650-7783, wwuvikings.com

Camps that wish to add to this list are invited to do so in online story comments. Watch for deadlines for the 2017 list in March 2017.

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