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Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 4:00 am | Updated: 10:07 am, Wed Apr 16, 2014.

Aquatic Center Programs

 

GROUP SWIM LESSONS PROVIDED BY SUNSHINE SWIM SCHOOL

Students are divided into one of 10 different levels based on their age and ability.

Each class has up to four students to maximize the attention each child receives. 

Classes are 25 minutes long and parents will receive daily oral reports on their student’s progress, a written progress report half-way through the session, and a certificate of the child’s swimming level at the end of each session.

Classes are available to children starting at age 4. 

Classes are held Monday, Wednesday, or Tuesday and Thursday between June 2 through July 3 (10 classes).

Saturdays, May 31 through Aug. 16 (closed Sat., July 5) (10 classes). 

Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday,  between July 7 and Aug. 7 (10 classes).

Weekdays, every 30 minutes, 8 a.m. through 1 p.m. Saturdays, every 30 minutes, 8 a.m. through 11 a.m.

The 10-class sessions are $120, and a $15 annual registration fee per child

Oro Valley Aquatic Center is located at 23 W. Calle Concordia.

In-person registration day is scheduled for Saturday,  May 10 at the Oro Valley Aquatic Center, or by calling 544-4976.

 

TEEN DIVE-IN MOVIE NIGHTS

The Oro Valley Aquatic Center and Oro Valley Youth Advisory Council are teaming up to hold a Teen Night Dive-in Movie.

Come meet people from other schools, hang out with friends and relax in the pool, all while watching a movie.

For children ages 13 and up, movie nights will be held the third Saturday of every month between the months of April and September.

 


 

Amphitheater School District Summer Programs

Amphitheater Community Schools Summer S.T.E.A.M! 

(Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math)

June 2-5, June 9-12, June 23, June 26. $120 per week.

Local and registration can be found at www.amphi.com, or call 696-5174.

Summer afternoon enrichment camps for grades second through fifth.

Arts Exploration Engineering Adventures,  Camp Invention , Creativity in Action

Out-of-district students  are welcome.

 

Tri-M Music Camp

June 9-20

Ironwood Ridge High School, 2475 W. Naranja Dr.

Register at www.amphi.com, email tirwin@amphi.com.

Two weeks of singing, dancing, crafts, and set & costume design for Grades K-6. 

Registration fee $115, and includes a camp t-shirt.

Space is limited, so sign up early.

Out of district students welcome.

 

Amphitheater Community Schools High School Summer School 

Canyon del Oro High School, 25 W. Calle Concordia

Semester 1: June 2-19 

Semester 2: June 23-July 10

Tuition: $130 per semester 

One time registration fee: $20 

For registration information, go to www.amphi.com

All high school students in and out of district are welcome.

 


 

OTHER CAMPS

2014 UA Fusion Camp 

at the Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium

For grades K-6

Type: day camp

Days and Time: June 2 – July 25, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Cost: $225 per week, $180 for the week of July 4 (4-day week)

Phone Number: 621-4516

 

2014 Camp at the International Wildlife Museum

For ages 5-10

Type: Day camp

Days/Times: June 2 - Aug. 1, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tuition: $125 for non members, $100 for members 

Location: 4800 W. Gates Pass Road

 

2014 St. Mark’s Preschool & Kindergarten Summer Camp

Age: 3-6 year olds

Type: Day camp

Days/Time: Monday- Friday: 7:15 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Tuition: $195-$355 for each two-week session

Location: 3809 E. Third Street

Phone number: 325-1510, email office@stmarkspreschool.com

Discover, explore, celebrate art and culture through a literature-based program which includes drama, music, movement, cooking, crafts, yoga, art, storytelling, games, science, fine-arts performances and so much more! Tuition is based on number of days/hours enrolled.

 

2014 Summer Camps at Tucson JCC

Age: 2 -5 and 5-12 

Type: Day camps. 

Location: 3800 E. River Road

Phone number: 299-3000

Time: for 2-5 years old 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (extended hours 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.)

For 5-12 years old 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 

2014 Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona Day Camps

Type: Day camp

Age: 5-11 or 11-14

Cost: $225 per week

Phone number: 319-3174

Your girl does not have to be a girl scout to participate.

Also offered: Residential Camps.

 

2014 Camp Adventure 

(at Tucson Country Day School)

Type: Day camp, sport, pool, art, educational

Location: 9239 E. Wrightstown Road

Phone Number: 296-0883. or visit the website at www.tucsoncampadventure.com

 

2014 International School of Tucson Language Summer Program

Type: Day camp

Age groups: 3 - 5; 5 - 8; and 8 - 12

Days/Times: June 2 to July 25

Cost: $200 per week full-time; $170 half-days

Extended Care: 7 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. ($6.00 per session) and 3:30 to 6 pm ($12.00 - $17.50 per session)

Location: 1701 E. Seneca Street

Phone number: 406-0552, or email Admissions@InternationalSchoolofTucson.org

Spend the summer in one of the summer immersion language camps, offered in Spanish, French, Chinese, and German, with enrichment program options of sports, science, art, music and more.

 

2014 Camp Foothills at CFSD

Age: Grades K- 5

Type: Day camp, educational

Time: 9 a.m. to - 1 p.m. and/or noon to 4 p.m.

Tuition: Prices vary (10 percent off registration if register by April 30)

Information: www.cfsd16.org/schools/communityschools/summer.html

A Variety of activities, classes and camps at Catalina Foothills High School.

 

2014 Summer Camps at Head To Tail Riding School

Horse Back Riding Summer Camps for children 8-17 headtotailridingschool.com.

 

2014 Tucson Botanical Gardens Plant Power Camp 

Type: Day camp, educational

Age groups: Grades 1-6

Days and Times: June 9-13 and July 7-11, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $120/$145 non-members

Location: 2150 N. Alvernon Way

Phone number: 326-9686x18

Email: education3@tucsonbotanical.org

Website: http://www.tucsonbotanical.org/education/plant-power-summer-camps/

Join TBG for a week-long exploration of nature. Campers will learn about natural and cultural history, water conservation, plants and insects. They will care for a garden and prepare healthy meals, express their creativity with photography, painting and journaling.

  

2014 TRAK Ranch Summer Camp

Get to know Tucson’’s animal family. Campers will learn about different animals every day, milk goats and make goat’s milk ice cream, finger-paint on horses, go for pony rides, compete in a watermelon eating contest against our pigs, play games and do crafts, and so much more!

Type: Day camp

Age groups: 5-12

Days and Times: M-F 8-12:30pm, May 26-June 27 (five one-week sessions)

Cost: $225/week

Extended Care: no

Location: 3230 N. Craycroft Rd., Tucson, AZ 85712

Phone number: (520) 298-9808

Email: trakranch@gmail.com

Website: http://www.traktucson.org/summer-camp.html

 

 

2014 The Tucson Racquet and Fitness Club Summer Camps

Camp runs from May 27 to August 1

Age: 5 - 17

Type: day camp, sports

Time: 9 am- 2 pm (extended hours available)

Location: 4001 N. Country Club Rd., Tucson AZ 85716

Camp phone number: 520-303-7902

Tuition: $490 or $535 per three weeks ($30 extra for nonmembers)

$175 or $190 per week

Available camps: All Sports (7 - 15 years old)

Pee Wee Sports (5-7 years old)

Soccer: Pee Wee ( 5-7 years old) or Soccer 8-9-10 (8-10 years old)

Jn. Tennis Camp (7-17 years old)

 

 

2014 Rocks and Ropes Camps

Starts on June 2. Includes one (for kids 8-10) or 2 days (for kids 11-15) of rock-climbing on Mt. Lemmon.

Age: 5-15

Type: Climbing Camp

Time: 5-10 years old, 8 am - 12 pm

11-15 years old, 9 am - 2 pm

Tuition: 5-10 years old, $175-225 per week (discounts for Gym members)

11-15 years old, $325 per week

Location: 330 S. Toole Ave., #400 Tucson AZ 85701

Phone Number: 520 882-5924

http://www.rocksandropes.com/KidZ/summercamp.html

Register on-line: Downtown location or NorthEast

 

2014 Playformance Summer Camp

Special guests and activities each day so your kids won’t get bored!

Parkour, Martial Arts, Cooking, Visual arts, Swimming, Indoor basketball, Yo Yo and Juggling, Drama, Gymnastics, Dance.

Other activities include:

Team building games, Dodgeball, Gaga ball, Capture the Flag, American Ninja Courses, Fort building

Age: 6-13

Days and Times: M-F 9-3 pm

Fees: $250/ week

Extended Care: 3-5 pm $10/ hr

Location: 119 E. Toole Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701

Phone Number: (520) 271-1445

http://www.playformanceusa.com/

playformance@icloud.com

 

 

2014 Gymnastics World Summer Camp

Age: 4 and up!

Time: May 26 - July 24, 2014, Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tuition: $140 Per Session (Monday Through Thursday)

Location: 201 E. Ft. Lowell Rd.

Phone Number: 520-888-0519

Special performance by campers on last day of every session.

All campers receive a t-shirt/award, and a daily snack.

2014 Fort Lowell Tennis Camp

Tennis, games, and, Monday through Thursday, optional swim

For Ages 7 to 17

Time: Mon. - Fri. 9:00am - Noon (drop off time from 8 to 9am)

Tuition: $ 100 for one week, $25 per day

For Ages 4 to 7

Time: Mon. - Fri. 8:00 - 9:00am

Tuition: $ 40/week

Location: 2900 N. Craycroft Road, Tucson, AZ 85712

 

 

2014 Karate Summer Camp

2 Martial Arts Lessons/Day Obstacle Courses, Arts/Crafts, Field Trips, Reading every day, Physical Conditioning, Martial Arts themed Games, Respect, Discipline, Self-Esttem, Calligraphy,& More 

Age: 6-12

Days and Times: 9AM to 3PM

Fees: $125 per week

Extended Care: half hour before and after camp allowed no extra fee

Location: 1033 N. Kolb Rd, Tucson, AZ 85710

Phone Number: 520-290-9200

Website: http://www.smatucson.com/

Email: tsdmdk@Hotmail.com

 

MUSIC AND ART CAMPS

2014 KidzArt Rodeo Round-Up

February 20 & 21, 2014 - 10am to 2pm

Age: 4-12 y.o.

Location: Tutoring Club of the Foothills

http://easttucson.kidzart.com/programs/kidz/classes

 

2014 Music, Motion & Media

Movie-making, website-building, song-writing and other creative projects on iPads and Chromebooks, sports and games, hip hop dance, band, yoga, swimming, tie-dye, movies...

Age Group: Grades 1-8

Type: Music and Art, Technology

Cost/fee: $200/week, $175/week for returning campers

Location:

602 N. Wilmot Rd. Tucson, AZ 85711

2014 KU Studios, Kids Unlimited Summer Camps

Type: Music and Art

 

Hail to the Prince/Princess… Royalty Training Camp

Every child wants to be a prince, princess, king or queen. It’s time to prep them for their very own Royalty term. Campers will learn all about the Royal Court through the vast library of Walt Disney’s most familiar Royal Characters. Our Royalty will explore their favorite characters through story, song and dance.

Age Group: 3-6

Days and Times: June 2-6, 9:00 am -12:00 pm

Cost/fee: $100.00

 

Muppets, Muppets everywhere… Muppet in Training Camp

Our campers will explore their favorite Muppet characters and we’ll discover together who is “Most Wanted”. Muppet Music, stories, dance and costumes will be a huge part of our exploration of the always lovable Muppets.

Age Group: 3-6

Days and Times: June 23-27, 9:00 am -12:00 pm

Cost/fee: $100.00

 

Disney Boot Camp… Character in Training Camp

In the world of make believe, Disney is king and your little ones can’t help but dream of one day being one of their favorite characters. All we need are the imaginations of your wonderful children and the possibilities are endless! Guided by our talented Counselors, our campers will sing and dance their way through the World of Disney!

Age Group: 3-6

Days and Times: July 21-25, 9:00 am -12:00 pm

Cost/fee: $100.00

Once Upon a Time… Fairy Tale Camp

Each camper will explore the world of fairy tales with as much imagination as they can muster. With the guidance of our Camp Counselors, campers will review a list of Classic Fairy Tales and decide as a team which stories will be studied and told. Our campers will be singing and acting too!

Age Group: Grades 1st-4th

Days and Times: June 9-13, 9:00 am -4:00 pm

Fees: $200 - Price includes lunch for this camp.

 

The Best of Broadway and Television

We are so excited to explore some of award winning musicals with our eager performers. Campers will be able to sing, dance, act and study some of their favorite shows. Together we will decide our camps direction and get started. Our campers will be part of the process of building a show from the very first hour. Of course, we will be singing, dancing and acting throughout our fun-filled week.

Age Group: Grades 4th grade and up

Days and Times: July 14-18, 9:00 am -4:00 pm

Fees: $200 - Price includes lunch for this camp.

Extended Care: $10 per hour, 1 hour before and 1 hour after camp

Location: 6066 N Oracle Rd., Tucson, AZ 85704

Phone Number: 520-293-1225

Email: kustudiostucson@gmail.com

More information and sign up here: http://www.kustars.com/summer-camps.html

 

EDUCATIONAL CAMPS

2014 Camps at Sonora Desert Museum

Museum Explorers Camp

For kids entering Grades 1-6 in 2014

Fox Camp: Entering Grades 1 & 2 in the fall of 2014

Bobcat Camp: Entering Grades 3 & 4 in the fall of 2013

Desert & Sea Camp: Entering Grades 5 & 6 in the fall of 2013

Session 1 – July 14-17, 2014 or

Session 2 – July 21-24, 2014

Time: 8:00 - 3:00

Fee: $200 (non-member) - $175 per week

Aftercare offered from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. ($10 per day, per child).

Location: Sonora Desert Museum

2021 N.Kinney Rd., Tucson AZ 85743

Phone Number: (520) 883-3025

More information and registration is here

 

Earth Camp - Middle School 

AGES: Entering grades 7, 8 or 9

LOCATION: ASDM, UA, Sky Center on Mt. Lemmon & Biosphere 2

DATES: June 9-13 & 16-20, 2014

HOURS: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (including lunch) with 3 overnights

FEES: $1000 (900 for ASDM members)

http://www.desertmuseum.org/earthcamp/

Earth Camp - High School 

not offered in 2014

 

2014 Mad Science Camp

Mad Science is the world’s leader in hands-on science for kids. Our edu-taining week-long summer daycamps are occurring all over the Tucson area this summer. Go tohttp://tucson.madscience.org/campinfo.aspx for locations, times, and dates.

Age Group: 6-12 y/o

Days/Times: June 2- August 1

Fees: $135 half-day, $215 full-day

Location: 1870 W. Prince Rd #27, Tucson

Phone Number: 520-733-7000

Website: http://tucson.madscience.org/campinfo.aspx

Email: office@madscienceaz.com

 

2014 Summer Camp at The Mini-Time Machine.

For kids age 5-7 and 8-12.

June 9- August 1, 2014

Monday-Friday, 9am to 12pm.

Tuition: $80/week (for members), $90/week (for non-members)

Location: 4455 East Camp Lowell Drive, Tucson, AZ, 85712

Phone Number: 520-881-0606 ext. 105

2014 Minds Alive! Middle School Summer Camp

At St. Gregory College Preparatory School

Age: grades 5 through 8

Days and Times: June 2 to June 13, June 16 to June 27, Full-day: 9:30am to 3:30pm or half-day: Morning: 9:30am to 12pm or afternoon: 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Tuition:

Full-day: $500 per session (includes sack lunch)

Half-day: $300 per session

Location: 3231 N. Craycroft Rd., Tucson, AZ 85712

Phone Number: 520-327-6395, ext 213

Website: http://www.stgregoryschool.org/summer-camp-info.html

2014 Camp Foothills at CFSD (see above)

 

 

2014 Triangle Y Ranch Camp (YMCA)

On-line registration is now open

Age: 6-17

Type: overnight camp

Location: 34434 S. Y Camp Rd., Oracle AZ 85623

Phone number: (520) 884 0987

2014 Earth Camp at Sonora Desert Museum (see above)

2014 Whispering Pines Girl Scouts Camp

Type: Resident camp

Age: 6-17 (different programs for several age groups)

Tuition: varies (typically - $342 per week)

Location: Mt. Lemmon

Phone number: 520 319-3174

More information about all Girl Scout Camps is here

 

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