2021 Camps with Mixed Activities

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Listings are continuously being updated for 2021 based on information we collect directly from camps through an online questionnaire.
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CHANDLER


Kyrene School District
Kyrene Community Education
480-541-1500 • kyrene.org/CommunityEd

Ages 3-13. Arts and crafts, STEM activities, active play, virtual field trips,
dramatic play, game rooms, academic reinforcement and program-specific offerings like Sports Camp, Kyrene Adventure Tours and Summer Academy. Half- and full-day sessions three or five days a week June 14-July 21. Extended care available. $165 and up/week.


CAVE CREEK


Cave Creek Unified School District
Education & Community Services
Camps will be held at locations within the district
480-575-2440 • ecsforall.org/summer-programs

Bonanza Educational LEGO. Elementary-age students. May 24-28 and July 26-29.
Enrichment classes, camps, and workshops. Ages 3-18-plus. Programs include Child’s Care Preschool, kinder prep, first grade prep, performing arts, visual arts, project-based learning, world language, sports, STEM, academics and study skills. June 1-July 23.
Kid’s Club Summer Camps. Grades K-6 (completed). A comprehensive “all in one” camp offering weekly themed activities such as crafts, science, cooking, and ample time for physical activity and free play. 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. June 1-July 23.


FOUNTAIN HILLS


Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale
Mary Ellen & Robert McKee Branch
14605 N. Del Cambre Ave., Fountain Hills
480-344-5520 • bgcs.org/programs/summer-camp

Summer Camp. Ages 5-18. Weekly themes, reading/literacy activities, STEAM projects, games and challenges, and fun, fun, fun! Full-day sessions Monday-Friday June 1-Aug. 6. $179/week (plus $25 annual membership if not current member); financial assistance available.


MESA


Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale
Lehi Branch: 1231 E. Oak, Mesa
480-850-4453 • bgcs.org/programs/summer-camp

Summer Camp. Ages 5-18. Weekly themes, reading/literacy activities, STEAM projects, games and challenges, and fun, fun, fun! Full-day sessions Monday-Friday June 1-Aug. 6. $179/week (plus $25 annual membership if not current member); financial assistance available.

Mesa Parks Recreation and Community Facilities
480-644-PLAY (7529) • mesaparks.com

Summer Escape. Ages 6-12. Arts & crafts, board games, active games, recreational activities (including swimming once a week), and guest speakers. Three sites: Jefferson Recreation Center, Eagles Community Center, and Webster Recreation Center. 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday May 24-July 23. $72/week ($60 for Mesa residents).
Boredom Busters. Ages 6-12. Arts & crafts, board games, active games, recreational activities, and guest speakers. Half-day afternoon camps at six elementary schools across Mesa. 1-5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, June 7-July 22. $53/week ($44 for Mesa residents).


PARADISE VALLEY


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Cactus Day Camp
6050 N. Invergordon Road, Paradise Valley
480-836-2267 • cactusdaycamp.com

Ages 3-13. Accredited by the American Camp Association, Cactus Day Camp offers more than 20 activities including archery, swimming, gaga, gaming, team sports, tumbling, crafts, dance, model rocketry, mini golf, climbing, cooking, board games, water slide, foam pit and more. If permitted to resume camp-wide mingling, Fridays will culminate each week with a special camp-wide event such as a carnival or water day. Find an updated Communicable Disease Plan on the website under the “Rates & Dates” menu tab. Full-day sessions in increments of two, four six or eight weeks. Extended care available. June July 7-July 30. $435-$488/week.


PEORIA


City of Peoria
Seven school sites around Peoria
623-773-7421 or 623-773-7688 • peoriaaz.gov

Youth Services Summer Camp. Ages 5 (by Sept. 1)-14. Indoor/outdoor play and group games, three 45-minute activity centers twice daily. 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday May 21-July 28. $81-$105/week plus $30 registration fee. Includes lunch.

Happy Valley Summer Camp
7140 W. Happy Valley Rd., Peoria
623-695-9915 • happyvalleyschool.org

Ages 5-13. Crafts, games, themed dress days, field trips. Full-day sessions two, three, four, or five days a week June 1-July 30. $30/day or $140/full week.


PHOENIX


Children’s Museum of Phoenix
215 N 7th St, Phoenix
602-253-0401 • childrensmuseumofphoenix.org

Ages 5-8. Nine weeks of themed camps offering access to the museum’s exhibits. Dinosaur Discovery May 31-June 4, Superhero Adventure June 7-11 and July 5-9, PAWsome Pets June 14-18 and July 12-16, Ready. Set. Road Trip! June 21-25 and July 19-23, Effective Detectives June 28-July 2 and July 26-30. $280 (discounts for members and early registration); extended care available.

GateWay Community College
108 N. 40th St., Phoenix
602-286-8130 • discover@gatewaycc.edu 

Camp Gecko. Ages 5-12. Nine weeks of excitement through crafts, on-site field trips, and activities around week-specific themes: Amazing Animals (June 1-4), All About Arizona (June 7-11), Mystery Week (June 14-18), The Power of STEAM (June 21-25), When I Grow Up (June 28-July 2), Go Green (July 5-9), Community Service (July 12-16), Kids Baking Challenge (July 19-23) and Summer Olympics (July 26-30). All camps will be held in MA1100 N/S on the Washington campus.  7 a.m. to 5 p.m. $175/week plus $10 T-shirt and $10 non-refundable registration fee; includes breakfast, lunch, supper, two snacks and all field trips.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale
Anthem Community Impact Site:
42101 N. 41st. Dr., C-148, Phoenix (623-223-7000)
Vestar Branch:
3975 E. Lockwood Dr., Phoenix (480-585-0170)
bgcs.org/programs/summer-camp

Summer Camp. Ages 5-18. Weekly themes, reading/literacy activities, STEAM projects, games and challenges, and fun, fun, fun! Full-day sessions Monday-Friday June 1-Aug. 6. $179/week (plus $25 annual membership if not current member); financial assistance available.

Kyrene School District
Kyrene Community Education
480-541-1500 • kyrene.org/CommunityEd

Ages 3-13. Arts and crafts, STEM activities, active play, virtual field trips, dramatic play, game rooms, academic reinforcement and program-specific offerings like Sports Camp, Kyrene Adventure Tours and Summer Academy. Half- and full-day sessions three or five days a week June 14-July 21. Extended care available. $165 and up/week.

The Salvation Army Kroc Center
1375 E. Broadway Road, Phoenix
602-425-5008 • https://krocphoenix.org/kroc-phoenix/day-camp

Camp Kroc. Ages 5-13 will enjoy a swimming pool/indoor water park, water slide, splash pad, rock wall, game room, basketball courts, computer lab, Lego STEM Academy, digital photography, and more. Daily chapel service. Week-long, full-day programs Monday-Friday May 24-July 28. Extended care available. $140 and up/week; scholarships available.


SCOTTSDALE


Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale
Harlety & Ruth Barker Branch:
2311 N. Miller Rd., Scottsdale (480-947-6331)
Red Mountain Branch:
11725 E. Indian School Road, Scottsdale (480-947-1798)
Thunderbirds Branch:
20199 N. 78th Place, Scottsdale (480-538-9547)
Virginia G. Piper Branch:
10515 E. Lakeview Drive, Scottsdale (480-860-1601)
bgcs.org/programs/summer-camp

Summer Camp. Ages 5-18. Weekly themes, reading/literacy activities, STEAM projects, games and challenges, and fun, fun, fun! Full-day sessions Monday-Friday June 1-Aug. 6. $179/week (plus $25 annual membership if not current member); financial assistance available.

Camelback Desert School
9606 E. Kalil Drive, Scottsdale
480-451-3130 • camelbackdesertschool.com

Preschool Camp (ages 1-5), Kindergarten Camp and School-Age Summer Camp (grades 1-8) offer swimming, music, technology, indoor sports, classroom centers, themed activities and activity blocks. June 1-July 30. $160/week and up.

North Scottsdale United Methodist Church
11735 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
480-948-0529 • nsumc.com

Discovery on Adventure Island. Ages 3-12. Energizing videos, interactive bible puppetry, super science experiments, creative crafts, hands-on mission work, and active games. Kids will discover five mysterious Infinity Lanterns to help light their way through life and learn how God’s light can shines through them. 9-11:30 a.m. June 21-25. $45 donation.


SURPRISE


City of Surprise
Countryside Recreation Center (grades 1-4)
15038 N. Parkview Place, Surprise
Sierra Montana Recreation Center (grades 5-8)
14861 N. Spring Lane, Surprise
623-222-2233 • surpriseaz.gov

Summer Break Camp. Grades 1-8. A fun-filled camp that includes an afternoon snack, daily activities, arts and crafts, games, sports and field trips. Field trips may include, but are not limited to, bowling, laser tag, water park, movies, pools, Amazing Jakes and more. 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday May 24-July 30. $125/week (residents), $145/week (non-residents). Interested families must complete an online registration packet, available at surpriseaz.gov/recreation (under “Break Camps”), then call to schedule an appointment to drop it off. Registration opens April 19 for non-residents.


SCOTTSDALE


Rancho Solano Preparatory School
Greenfield Campus
5656 E. Greenway Road, Scottsdale
844-516-2267 • ranchosummercamps.com

Rancho Summer Camps. Ages 3-12. A traditional day camp for grades pre-K to 2 and an innovative art, science, technology-based program for grades 3-8. Extended care and snack are included, allowing both kids and parents alike to benefit from an enjoyable, convenient, and stress-free experience. For over 22 years, our company has been delivering creative summer camps nationwide to 100,000+ students offering unique programming for the entire family. One-week sessions four or five days a week May 24-July 23. $350-$380.


TEMPE


Kyrene School District
Kyrene Community Education
480-541-1500 • kyrene.org/CommunityEd

Ages 3-13. Arts and crafts, STEM activities, active play, virtual field trips,
dramatic play, game rooms, academic reinforcement and program-specific offerings like Sports Camp, Kyrene Adventure Tours and Summer Academy. Half- and full-day sessions three or five days a week June 14-July 21. Extended care available. $165 and up/week.


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