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Posts Tagged ‘Phoenix’

Summer day camps – mixed activities


Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix Clubs located in Avondale, Glendale, Peoria and Phoenix 602-954-8182 • Summer Day Camp. Ages 6-17. Arts, sports and fitness, education enrichment, technology, social recreation, field trips, free breakfast and lunch. Dates and rates vary by location and session; $30 annual enrollment fee required; need-based financial aid available. […]

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New Camp O’Connor offers free civics summer camp to middle schoolers

Original Arizona State Capitol building in Phoenix, Arizona. iStock.

Kids entering seventh or eighth grades this fall have an opportunity to be part of an inaugural, free, one-week summer camp focusing on civics and leadership. The nonprofit O’Connor Institute (formed in 2009 by retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor) is hosting the camp, in partnership with the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & […]

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Summer day camps – sports and fitness


Ahwatukee Community Swim & Tennis Center 4700 E Warner Road, Phoenix 480-893-3431 • Golf, Swim & Tennis Camp. Ages 6-12. Professional instruction in golf and tennis, swimming, games (ping pong, Nintendo Wii), arts and crafts and more. Four-day sessions (Mon-Thur) June 5-29 and July 10-27. $194. Add Fridays (with no golf or tennis) for […]

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Summer day camps – environment/sustainability

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Audubon Arizona 3131 S Central Ave, Phoenix 602-468-6470 x125 • Camp Audubon Adventures. Ages 8-12. Weekly nature themes feature archery, animal tracking, hiking, wilderness skills, stargazing and more. Includes one- or two-night camping trip at Camp Colley in Payson. One-week sessions 8am-4pm. $260-$320. Desert Botanical Garden 1201 N Galvin Parkway, Phoenix 480-481-8123 • […]

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Summer day camps – STEM or STEAM

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All Around Learning Center Val Vista Academy, 4120 S Val Vista Drive, Gilbert Scottsdale Country Day School, 10460 N 56th St 6304 S Price Road, Tempe 480-833-7338 • Ages 4-14. More than 20 different summer camps including robotics, Minecraft, coding, computer game design, sciences and more.One-week half- and full-day camps May 30-July 21. $249-$348; […]

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Summer day camps – dance


Arizona Sunrays 13832 N 32nd St #162, Phoenix 602-992-5790 • Dance Camp. Ages 8-16. Dance, tumbling, photo shoots, acting, modeling, fashion show, weekly themes and more. July 25-29 (“I Love the ’80s” ), Aug 1-5 (“New York, New York”). 8:30am-3pm; extended hours available. $269/week. The School of Ballet Arizona 2835 E Washington St, Phoenix […]

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Summer day camps – animals

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Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA 15 N 40th Place, Phoenix 602-273-6852 x122 • Week-long camps throughout June and July for ages 6-17 cover animal care, veterinary medicine, responsible pet ownership and wildlife education. $275-$325; 9am-3pm; extended hours available 8am-5:30pm. Arizona Humane Society 1521 W Dobbins Road, Phoenix 602-997-7585 • Ages 9-12 learn […]

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Summer day camps – academic enrichment

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All Around Learning Center Bethany Christian School, 6304 S Price Road, Tempe 480-833-7338 • Ages 4-14. More than 20 different summer camps including robotics, Minecraft, coding, computer game design, sciences and more. One-week half- and full-day camps June 5-July 21. $249-$348; discount for registration by Mar 31. All Saints’ Episcopal Day School 6300 N […]

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Rafterhouse: Two Phoenix families may be next HGTV stars

Back row: Austin, Suzanne and Hazel (3) King; Chris, Fallon and Easton (3) Liles.
Front row: Lily King (6), Asher Liles (7), Cannon Liles (5), Oliver King (4) and Branson Liles (9).
Photo by Rick D'Elia.

A few years ago, builder Chris Liles and real-estate agent Austin King were quietly transforming midcentury ranch homes in the Arcadia neighborhood of east Phoenix, striving to preserve the classic style while giving the homes modern amenities and making them functional for young families like theirs. This year, their company, called Rafterhouse, may find a […]

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St. Patrick’s Day events in metro Phoenix

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Irish Family Faire 
(Sat Mar 11) at Margaret T. Hance Park in Phoenix. Photo courtesy of

Get your green wardrobe ready and enjoy a Shamrock Fest, a fun run or a music festival this weekend. Happy St. Patrick’s Day! CHANDLER Pot of Gold Music Festival (Fri-Sat Mar 16-17). This is a two-day, all ages show (13 years and older), featuring more than a dozen bands, including Flogging Molly, Less than Jake […]

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