GO HERE: Outdoors, Art, Robots, and More! Children Summer Camps
All summer long organizations and clubs are offering summer camps for children to learn, be entertained, and explore. Here are just a few, though the types of camps are endless in the Rogue Valley.
Coyote Trails School of Nature: July 16 thru 22, Fox Trail Adventure will take attendees into Ashland’s wilderness and teach them essential survival skills, such as tracking skills, building a shelter from the natural environment around, and naturalist journaling. Children as young as seven can participate, welcoming families as well. 340 A St., Ashland. Tuition $725 for individual, $1,225 for family of two, $575 for each additional family member
Rogue Gallery & Art Center: Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean your child can’t continue to learn outside of school. Rogue Gallery & Art Center offers art classes throughout the summer, teaching children new and traditional art skills. Every second Saturday of the month is Family Art Day, where the family can paint or draw together for free. July 11 thru 14 is “Space, Time, and Universe Painting Camp” taught by Pravina McClure. “Students will use their imaginations to travel to old and new worlds to create strange new life forms including animals, plants, humans and aliens,” their site describes. August 1 thru 4 is “Clay Discover Camp” taught by Shari Craddock. Students will learn to sculpt cups, vases, and other sculptures with their hands and be able to see their finished work by the end of the camp. 40 S Bartlett St, Medford. “Space, Time, and Universe Painting Camp” $89 for members and $109 for non-members. “Clay Discover Camp” $95 for members and $115 for non-members
Robot Rumble EV3! Session I: Building a robot this summer can be your child’s dream come true July 17 thru 21. Through Southern Oregon University and taught by Chris Duvall, he’ll teach students to build and program EV3 Lego Mindstorms robots. By the end of the camp students’s robots will compete with one another through tug-of-war, racing, and battling. By the end of this session, students will be ready for the second session of this robot intense summer camp. Southern Oregon University Youth Programs, Campbell Center, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland. Tuition $119