Summer is coming! Kids everywhere are counting the weeks until school’s out and the summer break begins. But after a few days of freedom, the summer days can leave you in a summer daze. One way to escape the summer blahs is to find a fantastic summer camp—it’s a great place to learn and grow, and of course, to have fun, too!  

 

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Arizona Rose Youth Theatre is excited to present a variety of amazing camps this summer.

Experience the University of Arizona summer camp program, Arizona Youth University (AYU).

Arts America provides an opportunity for young people to discover the arts and culture of America! This theatrical extravaganza brings iconic American productions to students of all ages.

Check out Bookmans.com for a complete list of weekly free in-store summer kids events and activities starting June 2017!

STEM Adventure one week local Day Camps in June for Boys and Girls grades 1–6. Day Camps on Mt. Lemmon for Cub Scouts in June. Scout Summer Camps one week at Camp Lawton on Mt. Lemmon in June and early July.

Come and enjoy recreational, educational and athletic activities each day from 9–5. $30 for the summer. Lunch included.

Camp Adventure is FUN! Offering weekly half-day and full day camps, featuring Swim Lessons, Free Swim, Archery, Technology, Science, Arts & Crafts, Music & Dance, Sports, Indoor Games, Field Trips & More!

Imaginations get their rocket fuel at Camp Invention!

Experience an unforgettable summer full of fun and adventure at Camp J.

Camp Foothillls: Fun, Adventure, Friends! Weekly half-day and full-day camps with something for everyone! Build memories with friends who enjoy art, sports, dance, theatre, STEM, swimming, field trips, outdoor adventures and so much more!

Indoor summer baseball and softball camps for boys and girls of all skill levels. Kids will enjoy a great week of instruction, exercise, competition, fun and games while improving their overall ability and health.

Preschool camp: FUN language and literacy building activities to get your child talking, interacting and interested in words and reading! Ages 3 ½ to 5.

S.T.E.A.M. Camps offer fun-filled learning all summer long! Campers will enjoy hands-on experiments, demonstrations and the Museum’s exhibits. A variety of science, technology, engineering, art and math themes!

Share a program To-Go or in the studio with your camp, group, school, daycare, church or family gathering. For a To-Go package, we’ll come to you, set-up materials, assist with design and painting and do the clean up.

June 5–July 21 (no camp July 4). Mon-Fri; Full days 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Half days 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Before/After Care 8–9am and/or 3–4 p.m. daily $8 per child, per hour.

Have a budding artist at home? Need a cool, creative alternative for the hot summer days of summer? Bring the kids to Creative Juice. 9 weeks of camp; 18 themed sessions.
Cost: $150/session or $275/full day/week.

Sessions for boys and girls directed by UA Head Coach David Rubio.
mini camp: May 30–June 1. Ages: 7–13. $180 includes lunch.
Serve & pass camp: May 30–June 1. Ages: 13–18. $130.

DeMont Family Swim School is proud to offer the only state-of-the-art indoor swim facility in Southern Arizona and curriculum driven swim programs.

Escape the Summer heat, learn and have fun at Discovery Learning Center. We have been providing a safe environment for infants through 3rd grade children for over 36 years.

Camp life is the best life! Girl Scouts has an amazing summer planned for girls. Camps are offered to all girls ages 5-18. No Girl Scout experience required. We are offering day camp and resident camp and a variety of specialty camps.

Come and enjoy your summer at Golf N’ Stuff! Field Day packages starting at $11.25 plus tax, per person for unlimited play! Cool off in our Bumper Boats, or test your driving skills on our Go-Kart track!

Daily Schedule: Academic Boost 8–11:30 a.m. Small classes (by age) in engaging environments. Reading, writing, math & science. Lunch & Swimming 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Campers bring a sack lunch (refrigerators available).

A summer of fun and hands-on learning including cooking, sports, art, science, music and much more! Monday–Friday 7 a.m.–6 p.m. Field trips and snacks included $155/week • $35/daily • DES Contracted. Located at Sam Hughes Elementary School.

Enjoy the outdoors on top of a Horse! 4 levels of riding abilities offered. All Levels include riding and the care of horses.

Field trip to a local financial institution. Learn about savings and good money management. Free classroom presentations and curriculum on financial education for youth, parents and teachers.

The Dog Days in the Desert Summer Camp will give your child a new perspective on caring for animals, preventing animal cruelty, understanding animal behavior and more.

Tucson’s FIRST Spanish Immersion Preschool invites you to immerse your child in language learning & intercultural experiences all summer long.

Your child will enjoy being with curious, creative and motivated students while learning language and culture. Language immersion programs in Spanish, French, German and Chinese.

Be part of Project Go Wild this summer at our Conservation Science Adventures day camp. Choose from programs that cover nature, insects, mammals, reptiles and more! For a full list of program descriptions and cost, visit thewildlifemuseum.org.

Spend your summer on horseback! We are the only horse camp where we ride and work with horses all day. 26+ horses, professional trainers, round pens, area, trail riding. Transportation provided to and from Tucson. Cost: $165. Ages: 7–18.

KXCI is pleased to offer summer DJ training programs for youth. This is a hands-on class where students receive an introduction to: broadcast equipment and rules, music appreciation and selection, creating music sets, and public speaking.

At La Paloma summer camp your child will participate in any of the following activities: swimming, volleyball, tae kwan do, movies, bowling and more. Also included are daily snacks, breakfast, lunch and two weekly field trips.

Spend your summer with the Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures! In our week-long summer camps, students will construct their own miniature creations while incorporating a variety of STEAM concepts.

Summer 2016 has new activities in your favorite camps as well as new camps including Architecture Jr., Candy math, Minecraft Designers, App Attack, Coding, Sewing, Movie Making with iPad, Culinary Kids and more!

Sign up for our Summer Reading Program at any library location. Read all summer long and enjoy free programs and special events!

Join us for this fast-paced, fun-filled summer program designed to teach students to invent, design, build, test and create a business around their very own consumer project!

Is your child interested in Robotics, Engineering or Computer Science? If so, S.Y.STEM Coalition Robotics Camp is a GREAT choice this summer! Unlike most robotics camps, we do not use standard robotics kits.

Salpointe Catholic Women’s Basketball Program will run a Girls Basketball Camp June 5th–8th from 8 a.m.–noon.

Satori School offers week-long STEAM summer camps for ages 3-8 with sessions focusing on animals, insects, engineering, and water.

Get your Summer Fun Pass for only $50. The pass is valid for 69 days and is good 7 days a week from 1–4 p.m. Pass valid from May 30–Aug. 6, 2017. The pass has a valued savings of $343.

STEMazzzing Camp provides students extended educational and enrichment opportunities. fostering students’ growth, enabling them to excel, enrich and remediate. Open to all Tucson students, grades 1–8 in Tucson. Eight one-week sessions.

TCDS Summer Academies offer a variety of learning opportunities to best suit your child’s needs! Space is limited, so sign up today!

Sun Tran provides transportation service to many summer camps located in the Tucson area. Discounted pass for children ages 6–18 available. Call 792-9222 or visit suntran.com for route and schedule information or trip planning assistance.

Best art/sculpture camp in Tucson! 11 Years in business! Join Toscana for 4 FUN-FILLED days of making art.

Join our Horsemanship/Ranch camp! Our summer program is designed to help campers learn, grow, make friends and have fun.

For more than 60 years Triangle Y Camp has been providing great camp experiences for youth from 7–17. Our summer is devoted to week long overnight camp sessions with fun themes, great programs and outstanding staff.

Kidz Kamp is a structured program located in a safe and fun environment for your children! There will be daily field trips, games and activities, and much more!! For more information visit kidzkamp.tucsonbaptist.com

Tucson Botanical Gardens offers a tranquil and shady setting for growing an appreciation of nature and exploring the ecology of plants, insects, and other garden dwellers.

Summer Kid’s Clay Camp with Paul Waldron of Paul Waldron Tiles and others. Includes wheel throwing, hand building and sculpture for children. $140 for two week camp, Tues, Thur, & Fri 9 a.m.–noon

Want to shine? Sing, dance, act, and play instruments at the Shine! Performing Arts Camp from the Tucson Girls Chorus!

Lights, Camera, Camp J! An action-packed summer day camp that will guarantee to build enriching experiences and memories. Each week our traditional camp celebrates the different genres of cinematic history.

Draw, paint, sculpt, collage, print and more! Children ages 5–13 will discover culture and art from around the world. This experience will inspire them to create original works of art in a variety of gallery and studio activities.

NS Early Learning Center offers camp Monday_Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Field trips, breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks provided. $155/week • DES Contracted. Visit childfamilyresources.org to learn more.

Find your fun with Tucson Parks and Recreation for a safe and educational summertime experience.

Tucson Racquet Club offers a “Sports Camp” for all ages, abilities and interests.
Camp hours: 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
(Extended hours are available: PreCamp begins 7:30 a.m./AfterCamp ends 5:30 p.m.)
Soccer Camp (ages 8–12)

Sprouts Camp May 30–June •8:00a-noon • Ages: 5 & 6 Tuition: $180

Join the University of Arizona for some summer fun at our Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium. UA Fusion Camps offer 6 weekly camps for kids entering kindergarten through 6th grade in Fall 2017.

Join us for learning and fun all summer long! Games, swimming, on-campus excursions and more for children 5–11. Counselor-In-Training (CIT) Program for ages 12–15. The Venture Program is back for all ages!

Vantage Youth Bowling Club—Saturday mornings 10 a.m., 3 games of bowling, shoes, coaching, awards, discounts. All of our centers are air conditioned, smoke-free, fun-filled family environments. Cost: $8/week (12 weeks). Total summer program $85.

Ventana Summer Camp runs for 9 weeks starting May 30th. All camps are Monday –Thursday, except week one which is Tuesday - Thursday. Ages: 6-14. Camp includes golf, tennis and swimming each day.

The Xerocraft Engineering Learning Lab (X-ELL) offers 10 weeklong half-day

Join Y Camp! this summer where we’re always about caring, honsety, respect, and responsibility!

ZUZI! High Flyin’ Arts camps are literature based art camps allowing students to explore the performing arts of music, aerial dance and creative movement, as well as theater, writing, drama, visual arts and costume design.