2019 Summer Camps


NCPRD offers a wide variety of affordable and engaging summer camps to keep kids of all ages active, learning and having fun all summer long. Learn more about each camp by clicking the drop-down buttons below. For more information and to register, click here.

Fun Field Days & North Clackamas Aquatic Park Swim | Ages 5-11
Get outside and play! Campers will enjoy a variety of outdoor games, activities and obstacle courses. To beat the heat, this camp will meet at the Aquatic Park on Friday for fun in the pool! During this time, campers will also have fun learning water safety skills and will gain exposure to CPR and calling 911.

Multi-Sport Camp | Ages 5-14
School-aged children will play a new sport each day, both indoor and outdoor, including basketball, pull-the-flag football, soccer and kickball. Camp will conclude with a mini-match day where campers choose the sport of their choice and compete in a team setting.

Pre-Kindergarten Multi-Sport Camp | Ages 3-5
Kick-it, throw-it, dribble it and dunk-it! Preschool-aged children will learn a new sport each day while developing motor skills in a fun and supportive environment. Campers will also enjoy playing a variety of camp games and will create an art project. Children attending camp must be potty independent.

Pull-the-Flag Football Camp | Ages 5-11
Let’s play some flag football! This camp will teach the fundamentals of Pull-the-Flag Football while campers have a blast running through sports-specific drills and playing varied camp games. Campers will compete in a mini-scrimmage on Friday.

NEW! Soccer Camp and North Clackamas Aquatic Park Swim | Ages 5-11
Dribble it, kick it and shoot a goal! Campers will learn soccer fundamentals through fun drills and camp games. To showcase their new skills, campers will participate in a mini-competition on Thursday. As a special treat for their hard work, this camp will meet at the North Clackamas Aquatic Park on Friday for fun in the pool! During this time, campers will also learn water safety skills and will gain exposure to CPR and calling 911.

Super Hoopers | Ages 5-14
Dribble, drive and dish the ball. Open to all skill levels, campers will hit the court to execute the basics and pick up new skills from a variety of activities, drills and exciting games.

Tennis | Ages 9-14
Campers will enjoy learning the proper grip, footwork and techniques for each stroke, all while mastering the rules and etiquette of this lifetime sport. Tennis racquets provided.
Beginner – If learning the fundamentals of the game of tennis is your goal, you won’t want to miss out on this camp! Campers will learn and practice various groundstrokes through numerous exciting games and challenges.
Basic/Intermediate – Campers will review the fundamentals while improving their footwork and rally stamina through a variety of fun games and activities.

Track & Field | Ages 5-11
Run faster and go farther. Campers will experience the thrill of setting new personal bests in track and field events like sprints, relays, long jump, javelin and more. This camp will conclude with a mini meet to showcase campers’ newly-learned skills.

Volleyball Camp | Ages 5-11
Pass it, set it up, spike it down! Campers will learn correct volleyball fundamentals from skilled volleyball staff including local area varsity volleyball players while running through sports-specific drills and camp games. On Friday, campers will show off their new skills while competing in mini-matches. This camp teaches the same techniques as NCPRD’s Fall Sideout Volleyball Program.

Cheer Starz | Ages 5-14
Come experience our award-winning Cheer Starz program in a fun camp environment. Campers learn a choreographed cheerleading routine incorporating jumps and basic stunting skills to be performed for family and friends on the final day of camp. Camp participants during the week of July 1 will meet at Happy Valley Park on Thursday July 4 to walk in the City of Happy Valley’s Independence Day Parade. Parade participants are responsible for transportation to and from the parade site.

Dance Around the World | Ages 4-7
Explore the world through dance. Discover exciting dance choreography and techniques from different cultures around the world, including the customs and costumes that bring each dance to life. Dancers will also make accessories to wear for a final presentation.

Hawaiian Hula Days | Ages 4-7
Hawaii comes to you! Explore songs and dances from the islands. Study the language and culture, play ancient Hawaiian games, make leis and accessories for an end-of-camp hula performance. Discover your voice and get to know the world of others.

Missoula Children’s Theatre | Ages 6-18
NCPRD and the Missoula Children’s Theatre present PINOCCHIO, an original adaptation of the classic fairy tale of an animated puppet who dreams of being a real boy.

Please note that rehearsal days and times will vary for each actor depending on role received. On Monday, July 22, a responsible adult will need to be onsite at noon to pick up participants who are not part of the afternoon rehearsal. Rehearsal times will fall between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Performances: July 27 at noon and 2 p.m.  Each actor will receive two free tickets to the performance. Additional tickets are $5 each.

* A host family is needed to house two directors. Call (503) 794-8009 if you are able to open your home for the week and you will receive one free registration.

Outdoor Explorers and Hidden Falls Hike | Ages 5-11
Discover the world around you! Campers will roll up their sleeves and dig into fun as they learn about and explore the great outdoors through a variety of nature-themed projects, crafts and activities. This camp will conclude with a hike through Hidden Falls Nature Park for wildlife observation and views of a 22-foot waterfall.

Horseback Riding | Ages 8-18

Learn the ropes of English-style riding. Highland Stables offers professional instruction on riding and horse care with a focus on safety. Participants will develop riding skills based on the US Pony Club D standards. Campers are required to wear boots or hard-soled shoes. Riding helmets are provided for all participants.

Minecraft Video Game Design | Ages 7-12
Learn how to speak the language of computers! Campers will dive into the exciting world of computer coding through Scratch, developed by MIT. Scratch is a block-based application designed to make it simple for anyone to learn programming. Throughout the camp, coders create Minecraft-themed projects like an epic ghost busters battle game or a “choose your own adventure” story! The possibilities are endless!

Minecraft Moding | Ages 9-14
Why just “play” Minecraft when you can “create” Minecraft? In this camp designed for quick learners or those with some blockbased coding experience, campers will learn how to code in Java by making a mod for Minecraft! This is professional, text-based coding. Create and then craft a sword out of mushy bananas, or spawn a flying golden cow! Make the full transition from player to content creator!


A camp t-shirt is included for select camps and all equipment is provided. For questions, email sports@ncprd.com or call (503) 794-3877.