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2020 Summer Camps
Online registration for all NCPRD summer camps is being postponed until the following:
- NCPRD Registration opens on Tuesday, May 5
- Non-Resident Registration opens on Tuesday, May 12
These dates are subject to change, in accordance with social distancing guidelines, and updates will be posted on our website.
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.
NEW! Early childcare from 8-9 a.m. is available on select morning camps for an additional fee. Numerous full day camps are also available.
Minecraft Modding | Ages 9-14
Why just “play” Minecraft when you can “create” Minecraft? In this camp designed for quick learners or those with some block-based 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!
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 a Ghost Busters battle game or a “choose your own adventure” story! The possibilities are endless!
Cheer Starz Camp – FULL DAY (Early childcare available) | 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 June 29-July 3 will meet at Happy Valley Park on Saturday, 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.
Horseback Riding | Ages 8-18
Learn the ropes of English style riding. Highland Stables offers professional instruction on riding and horse care. Campers are required to wear boots or hard-soled shoes. Riding helmets are provided for all participants.
Outdoor Explorers (Early childcare available) | 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 also include numerous other non-nature related camp games and activities.
Rocket Camp | Grades 2-6
Build and launch a rocket every day as you learn all about, you guessed it, rockets! Your child is in for an action-packed week focused entirely on rockets and the physics of rocket flight! Campers will learn the importance of teamwork in launching rockets and will have the opportunity to try their hand at each role!
Rockets & Science of Flight | Grades K-2
Younger campers will have a blast learning the hows and whys of aerodynamics by studying all things that fly: planes, kites, hot air balloons, helicopters and, of course, rockets.
Balance Bike Camp | Ages 3-5
Ready to ride? This week-long class will introduce children to the joys of locomotion on two wheels! Participants will build confidence and develop the skills needed to properly use a balance bike. The five 75-minute class sessions will focus on balancing, turning, gliding and maneuvering through obstacles. Participants should bring a helmet and wear closed-toed shoes. Balance bikes will be provided. **Parent participation is required.
Cross Country Camp & North Clackamas Aquatic Park Swim (Early childcare available) | Ages 9-14
Campers in Grades 4-8th will enjoy the great outdoors in our Cross Country Camp. If your child enjoys running, they will not want to miss-out on this camp! This camp will meet at Hood View Park on Monday and Tuesday, 7/13 & 7/14 and run through Hidden Falls Nature Park. On Wednesday, 7/15 and Thursday, 7/16, campers will meet at Mount Talbert Nature Park. On Friday, 7/17 campers will meet at the North Clackamas Aquatic Park for exercise in the pool and then fun in the waves.
Flag Football Camp – FULL DAY (Early childcare available) | Ages 5-11
Let’s play some flag football! This camp will teach the fundamentals of Flag Football while campers have a blast running through sports-specific drills. Campers will also participate in various non-football related Summer Camp games and activities. Campers will compete in a mini-scrimmage on Friday.
Fun Field Days & North Clackamas Aquatic Park Swim (Early childcare available) | 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 – FULL DAY (Early childcare available) | Ages 5-11
School-aged children will play a new sport each day, both indoor and outdoor, including basketball, 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.
Pickleball Camp (Early childcare available) | Ages 8-11
Campers entering grades 3-5 will enjoy building friendships while learning this easy to learn, but difficult to master game! Campers will improve their eye-hand coordination while avoiding the pickleball kitchen. In addition to pickleball, campers will play a variety of non-pickleball related summer camp games.
Pre-Kindergarten Multi-Sport Camp (Early childcare available) | 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.
Soccer Camp and North Clackamas Aquatic Park Swim (Early childcare available) | Ages 5-11
Dribble it, kick it and shoot a goal! Campers will learn soccer fundamentals through fun drills and will also participate in various non-soccer related camp games and activities. 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 (Early childcare available) | 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. **Super Hoopers Full Day Camp offered the week of 7/13-7/17.
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.
Middle School/Intermediate – Campers will sharpen their fundamentals with integrated games that promote an overall awareness of how the sport of tennis is played.
Track & Field (Early childcare available) | 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 (Early childcare available) | Ages 5-14
Pass it, set it up, spike it down! Campers will learn correct volleyball fundamentals from skilled volleyball staff while running through sports-specific drills and various other non-volleyball related camp games and activities. 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.
Missoula Children’s Theatre | Ages 6-18
NCPRD and the Missoula Children’s Theatre present JACK AND THE BEANSTALK, an original adaptation of the classic fairy tale of an animated puppet who dreamt of being a real boy.
*Please note that rehearsal days and times will vary for each actor depending on role received. On Monday, August 3, 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: August 8 at 12 p.m. 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.
A camp t-shirt is included for select camps and all equipment is provided. For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (503) 794-3877.