Area Activities for Children

Area Activities for Children – Summer 2019

YMCA of Jefferson County

Day Camps – potential financial aid

https://www.olympicpeninsulaymca.org/jcsummerdaycamp

Free – Literacy and meals program

https://www.olympicpeninsulaymca.org/ymcaliteracy

Free – Summer meals only program

https://www.olympicpeninsulaymca.org/ymcameals

 

Jefferson County Parks and Rec

County Rec Sports

http://www.countyrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx?type=activities

 

PT Rec Center (Port Townsend)

Summer hours start June 2019

www.countyrec.com

 

HJ Carroll Park   (Chimacum) swings, playfields, trails

Larry Scott Trail   (PT)  good places for walks

Gibbs Lake Park   (Chimacum) walking trails, ropes course

 

Jefferson County 4-H

Many programs and events

http://extension.wsu.edu/jefferson/youth/

 

Mountain View Swimming Pool

Swim lessons, open swims, recreational swims                  

Scholarships available

http://cityofpt.us/pool/docs/parkspoolsched.pdf

 

Port Townsend Library

Fantastic range of Free Programs at your library! 

Check out the “summer reading program” found under “programs and events” tab at the top of their homepage. This is much more than a reading program!

https://jclibrary.info/

https://ptpubliclibrary.org/library/page/summer-reading

 

Kaleidoscope Play and Learn

Story, snack, circle time, crafts and supportive discussion.

@ Jefferson County Library –Every Friday 10-11:30

Free for families with children 0-5 and their siblings!

Contact Darcy @ (360) 774-3413

 

NW Maritime Center

Many popular week long Sailing Day Camps

Messing about in Boats

Lil Scuppers Half Day Camps (Ages 5-7)

Junior Full Day Camps: (Ages 8-10)

Messing About in Boats Intensive (Ages 8-10)

Youth Learn to Sail

Beginner and Intermediate programs (Ages 8-18)

Boatshop Camps

Girl’s Boat Project (Ages 11-15)

Boys’ Woodworking (Ages 11-15)

https://nwmaritime.org/programs

Scholarships Available

 

Marine Science Center

Seal Pups (Ages 3-4)

Junior Explorers (Ages 5-7)

Coastal Explorers (Ages 8-9) July 8-12

Marine Biology (Ages 10-12) July 15-19

Art in Nature (4th-8th graders) July 22-26

Scholarships Available  

https://ptmsc.org/camps

 

Community Boat Project

https://communityboats.wordpress.com/

info@communityboatproject.org

 

Port Townsend Aero Museum

Older siblings?   Youth Mentorship Program – young adult maintenance and flight training

http://www.ptaeromuseum.com/aboutus_youthprogram.html

 

Recyclery (Port Townsend)

Biking and bike repair programs,

Ratfish Middle School Mountain Bike Team,

Scholarships available

www.ptrecyclery.org

 

Cedar Root Folk School

Youth Programs and 9 different Summer Camps

http://www.cedarrootschool.org/summer-programs/

info@cedarrootschool.org

Scholarships Available  

 

Full Moon Rising Farm Camps

Wilderness summer camps

South Whidbey Island, WA

www.fullmoonrisingfarm.com

 

Nature art camp

“The Trees and You” (Ages 6-11) June 24-28/half day 1-4

In partnership with PT Friends Meeting

Contact: Heather Mc-Rae Woolf  hmwoolf@gmail.com

 

PT Arts at Fort Worden

The Magic of Art! (6-8 year olds) July 15-19

Art in Nature (4th-8th graders) July 22-26

Art Sparks! (9 -11 year olds) July 29-Aug 2

We Can Be Heroes (12-16 year olds) July 29-Aug 2

Wearable Art with Margie McDonald (4th-12th graders) Aug 5-9

Limited Scholarships Available

www.ptarts.org   (360) 344-4470   or email info@ptarts.org

 

Key City Theater

Check website for summer theater camps!

Partial scholarships available

https://keycitypublictheatre.org/contact-us/

 

The Chameleon Theater

Circus Arts (Ages: 6-9) July 22-26

Drama Bugs (Ages 5-7) July 1-3

Circus Arts (Age: 8-12) June 8-12 and July 15-19

Create-A-Play (Ages 8-12) July 8-12, July 15-19

http://www.theschoolforyoungactors.com/

 

Dance Classes

Ling Hui studio

http://www.linghuisdance.com

O’Meara performing Arts Academy

https://www.omearadance.com

 

Twisters Gymnastics     

Toddler, youth and family open gyms

Summer programs available

Limited scholarships available

http://twistersgymnasticsandtumbling.com/

 

Martial Arts

Aikido Port Townsend

http://homepage.isomedia.com/~dave254/aikido

SBG Port Townsend

www.sbgporttownsend.com

 

The Benji Project

Benji Camp (Age: 11-14) Aug 12-16

Full scholarships available

https://www.thebenjiproject.org/

 

Salish Spirit Horse Therapy

Please inquire directly for schedule details

Scholarships available

http://www.salishspirit.org/

 

Camp Beausite/NW Kiwanis Camp

Inclusive camp catering to special needs

http://campbeausitenw.org/camp-rental

 

Camp Erin

For children 6-17 who have lost a loved one

Where Children and Teens Learn to Grieve and Heal

https://moyerfoundation.org/camps-programs/camp-erin/