Summer Camps & Vacation Bible Schools

WENAS MAMMOTH FOUNDATION’S PALEONTOLOGY & ARCHAEOLOGY DAY CAMPS Kids will be introduced to the methods of paleontology and archaeology at a real dig site. Hands-on activities, classroom lessons and activities, qualified instructors, curriculum and activities adjusted for age group. May 4-5 Family Camp, June 18-20 Youth Camp. Fee: $30 per camper per day. Contact WenasMammothFoundation@gmail.com for info or call 509-945-4921.

THE FIELDHOUSE SUMMER DAY CAMPS June 17- July 29. Sports, games, arts & crafts. $100 a week if you pre-pay or $25 per day. 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. 1015 East Lincoln Ave., Ste. 105, Yakima. Go to thefieldhouseyakima.com to register.

IKE SUMMER DRAMA CAMP The Eisenhower Drama Booster Club is hosting a summer drama camp for kids who recently completed K-8th grade. Dates are June 17–21 from 9 a.m. to noon at Eisenhower High School, 611 S 44th Ave, Yakima. Price $75 (includes t-shirt and light snacks). Registration deadline is June 1 and space is limited. For more info contact ikedramaboosters@gmail.com or Michelle at 509-480-2802.

ARBORETUM NATURE DAY CAMP Your kids can explore the outdoors on summer days and learn about nature while having positive outdoor experiences. Runs June 17-August 16. Each camp session is a week long, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost: $160, includes t-shirt and twice daily snacks. Yakima Area Arboretum, 1401 Arboretum Drive, Yakima. For more info visit ahtrees.org

YAKIMA PARKS & RECREATION SUMMER DAY CAMP Daily activities designed to give boys and girls ages 5-11 a wide variety of experiences while stressing the importance of safety. Held weekly from June —Aug., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kissel Park, 32nd Ave & Mead. 5-year-olds must have completed kindergarten. Registration begins May 17. For more information call Yakima Parks & Recreation: 509-575-6020.

CAMP DUDLEY SUMMER PROGRAMS Camps for kids and family camps are available. Designed for a variety of age groups. For more information, go to yakimaymca.org/camp-dudley or email Kyle at kmcpherson@yakimaymca.org.

YMCA SUMMER DAY CAMP Kids go on local field trips, swim, play games, make art, and play sports. Camp is closely supervised, and the staff-to-child ratio is regulated by the state. To learn more, contact Marcie at 509-972-5251 or email mbetts@box5224.temp.domains

MELODY LANE SUMMER PROGRAMS Numerous week-long camps in June and July for ages 3-14 that focus on dance, singing, and drama. Camps run from half an hour to an hour and a half, last five days, and range in price from $45 to $105. Camp themes range from baby shark camp to cheer camp to hip-hop and ballet. Visit melodylaneacademy.com or call 509-248-9623 for more information.

BRICKS 4 KIDZ DAY CAMPS Lego-inspired day camps featuring robotics, superheroes, coding, Angry Birds, Jurassic Bricks, Extreme Ninjas and more for kids ages 5-13. Camp schedules and costs vary. Go to bricks4kidz.com/462 or call 509-945-5484 for more info.

PIPPINS BASEBALL CAMP Taught by Pippins coaches and players. Three days of instruction, camp photo, games, T-shirt, and ticket to a game on 7/11 vs. Northwest Honkers. Slip n Slide pizza party on last day. (bring bag lunch first two days.) For kids 8-13. July 9-11, 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $119 per child. Yakima County Stadium, 1301 S. Fair Ave., Yakima. For more info and to register, go to pippinsbaseballcamps.com

YAKIMA VALLEY MUSEUM SPANISH CAMP Kids can explore Spanish language and culture, play games and do crafts. Ages 5-11, July 8-13 and July 15-19. From 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $100, $80 for members. Call 509-248-0747 or deb@yvmuseum.org for more info.

YAKIMA VALLEY MUSEUM ADVENTURE CAMP July 22- 26 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. $100 per camper/ $80 for members - Ages 4-9. Explore the history and wildlife of the Yakima Valley through games, crafts and museum exhibits! For more information please contact deb@yvmuseum.org or call 509-248-0747.

SELAH GYMKIDS K-4th grade weekly summer camps at Selah Gym Kids. June 13-Aug. 24. Mon-Fri, 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cost: $140/week plus $90 activity fee. Snacks, swimming, games, weekly field trips and outside play. Preschool summer camp – ages 3-5. June 13- Aug. 24. 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cost: $525/month plus $55 activity fee. Themed activities, water play, art, gymnastics and snacks. 709 N Park Centre, Selah. For more info call 509- 698-5537.

WONDERLAND PRESCHOOL SUMMER CAMP A 4-week preschool camp for children ages 3-5 who have attended at least one year of preschool. Must be fully potty-trained. June 24-July 18 Mon–Thur, 9-11:30 a.m. Second session from 12:30-3 p.m. Cost: $150, w/$30 registration fee for new students. Yakima Covenant Church, 6015 Summitview Ave, Yakima. For more info call 509-966-1900. Registration opens May 15.

SKYHAWKS SPORTS CAMPS Flag football/swim combo camp, and flag football camp for kids ages 6-12. Day camps last one week, starting July 29. Costs range from $135-$149. Franklin Park 2101 Tieton Dr., Yakima. For more info visit skyhawks.com

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOLS

KIDZONE SUMMER DAY CAMPS Yakima Adventist Christian School summer day camps for children ages 3 -12. Camps are one week long, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and cost $160 per week. Half days also available. June 17 through August 2. Closed week of July 4th. Different themes each week include building, art, cooking, sewing and more. See yacsschool.org  or call 509-966-1933 for more info. 1200 City Reservoir Rd., Yakima.

WILEY HEIGHTS COVENANT CHURCH DAY CAMP Creation Care Camp: Wild Wonder. For kids K-4th grade. Nature education with a Christian perspective. June 17-21, 8:45 a.m. to noon daily.  Wiley Heights Covenant Church, 12504 Gilbert Road, Yakima. Registration: $20. Pre-register by June 4 at wileyheightscovenant.org. For more info call 509-966-2383.

GHORMLEY MEADOW CHRISTIAN CAMP Zipline, arts and crafts, canoeing, waterskiing and more. For students entering grades 2-13 next fall. Programs run from mid June through early August. Prices range from $240 - $530. For more information go to ghormleymeadow.org or call 509-672-4311.

SUN VALLEY CHURCH DAY CAMP For kids ages 4 to 5th grade. Enjoy songs, crafts, Bible stories & games. Snacks provided. June 22-26, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Free. Sun Valley Church, 2002 E. Mead Ave, Yakima. For more info see sunvalleychurch.org or call 509-965-6800.

CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL EVENING CAMP Evenings from 5-8 p.m. Sunday June 23 through Thursday June 27. We begin our journey each evening with a nutritious dinner, and the kids will enjoy learning about Jesus through Bible stories, song and dance, games and crafts. Free! For more info call 509-966-1720.

GRACE OF CHRIST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH DAY CAMP June 24-28 from 8:30 a.m to noon. Ages 4 years–5th grade. $40. Includes T-shirt and daily snack. Register your child online at:  yakimagrace.com. Theme: ROAR – Life is wild, God is good. Grace of Christ Presbyterian Church, 9 S. Eighth Ave., Yakima. For more info call Erica at 509-248-7940.

MT. OLIVE LUTHERAN CHURCH VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL CAMP For kids K-12 years old. June 24-28. Times vary depending on age. Free. Theme: Adventure Waits – Ephesians 5: 1-2. Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 7809 Tieton Dr., Yakima. For more info see mountoliveyakima.org or call 509-966-2190.

MEMORIAL BIBLE CHURCH CAMP July 8-12, 9 a.m. to noon. Theme: The Incredible Race. For kids entering K–5th grade. $10 per child, registration opens May 20. Apply online at mbcyakima.com. 111 Old Stage Way, Yakima. For more info call 509-966-6500.

TIETON DRIVE BIBLE CHAPEL DAY CAMP August 5-9, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., for 1st-5th graders.  Kids will enjoy crafts, activities, Bible teaching, singing and prizes. Lunch provided. Free. 4305 Tieton Drive, Yakima. Register online starting in mid-June at tietondrivebiblechapel.org, or call Susie at 509-966-6190.