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All Metro Parks Tacoma programs come with a satisfaction guarantee. If you’re not happy with your experience, please make a refund request in writing. After the start of the class/ activity, refunds may be granted on a prorated basis when requested prior to the last day of the class/activity. Special refund conditions, which may result in a refund of less than the amount paid, may be applied. (See your receipt.) When are refunds not given? When you miss a class or if your team’s or league’s season schedule has already been created. When an activity is cancelled by Metro Parks, you will receive a full refund or credit.

Inclusion/Accommodation

METRO PARKS TACOMA SUMMER CAMPS GUIDE ARTS........................................... 1 DAY CAMPS................................. 6 LEGO® & CODING...................... 9 FITNESS ...................................11 FORT NISQUALLY......................13 MARINA....................................13 GOLF.........................................13 OUTDOOR ADVENTURE............15 TACOMA NATURE CENTER........16 ADAPTIVE and SPECIALIZED.....18 PRE-K........................................19 SPORTS....................................20 ZOO...........................................25 ALL CAMPS SUMMARY....... 30-33

THREE WAYS TO REGISTER! ONLINE:

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Metro Parks Tacoma encourages participation by all regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or ability. Please request assistance and/or ADA accommodation at least 10 days prior to the registration deadline to participate in programs. We can assist in obtaining specialized equipment, interpretive services or other support to make your involvement successful. Contact program staff regarding minimum eligibility requirements for the program prior to registration.

Disclaimer

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Headquarters: , 4702 S. 19th St.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Based on financial need, scholarhips are available for camps that cost more than $15. You must apply for financial aid at least five days prior to camp. For more information contact customer service.

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General Information

(253) 305-1000 Metro Parks Headquarters: 4702 S. 19th St., 98405 Mon - Fri: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm Registration ...................................... 253) 305-1022 TTY ................................................... (253) 759-9286 Inclusion/Accommodation Requests & Assistance ................... (253) 404-3950

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ARTS CAMPS Little Artist Camp Ages 5 - 8 Satisfy your little artist’s curiosity and creativity this summer with drawing, painting and sculpting. Campers will expand their artistic horizons with projects the whole family can enjoy, display and re-create at home. Eastside Community Center 9504 07/15 – 07/18 M-TH SAMI - Camp 6 Portables 9505 07/29 – 08/01 M-TH $153

9 am – 12 pm 9 am – 12 pm

Artist Adventures Camp Ages 8 - 15 Use the natural landscape as inspiration to create structures, art forms, and sculptures, exploring line, shape, color and texture in Swan Creek Park’s trails, community garden and food forest. You’ll create biodegradable artwork to leave for everyone to enjoy. SAMI - Camp 6 Portables 9506 08/05 – 08/08 M-TH $184

Mt. Tahoma High School 9517 08/12 – 08/15 M-TH $184

9 am – 3 pm

Art School Camp Ages 7 - 12 Explore your creative streak at Art School Camp! Create drawings, paintings and sculptures of your own as you gain inspiration from the lives and art of famous artists. On the last day, show your family and friends the art you and your new artist friends have created. People’s Community Center 9514 08/19 – 08/22 M-TH $184

9 am – 3 pm

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9 am – 3 pm

MUSIC CAMPS Puget Sound Brass Camp Ages 12 - 19 Puget Sound Brass Camp is an exciting, noncompetitive learning environment for brass players with 2+ years’ experience. Have fun improving your skills, working closely with college faculty and playing music with peers as you focus on technique, various musical styles, performing new works and improvising. For supervised lunch breaks, bring a sack lunch or purchase food at the school cafeteria. Free public performance on the last day of camp, 12:30 - 1:30 pm. Learn more: pugetsound.edu/brasscamp.

THE ARTS • Art & Music

Drawing, Painting and Sculpting Artist Camp Ages 9 - 15 Learn the basics of drawing, painting and sculpting and create a project you will be proud of. Campers will explore different styles of art and artists. On the last day of camp enjoy a gallery of all their work.

University of Puget Sound School of Music 9316 06/24 – 06/28 M-F 10 am – 3 pm $275

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THE ARTS • Cooking & Theater

Teen Cuisine Camp Ages 11-15 Learning to cook opens up a yummy new world of creativity, food and fun. Learn easy recipes to make for yourself or to share. Try new recipes each day, along with safety and efficiency tips you can show off at home. This camp is a great way to eat while you learn. STAR Center 9520 07/08 – 07/11 Center at Norpoint 9521 08/26 – 08/29 $165

COOKING CAMPS Little Chef Camp Ages 6 - 10 Learn your way around the kitchen, making delicious meals for your family. If you’re interested in cooking, baking and concocting new recipes, you’ll have fun with us, learning how to be creative and safe in the kitchen. Gain kitchen confidence and take home lots of yummy recipes to make on your own. STAR Center 9518 07/08 – 07/11 M-TH Center at Norpoint 9519 08/26 – 08/29 M-TH $165

9 am – 12 pm 9 am – 12 pm

M-TH

1 – 4 pm

M-TH

1 – 4 pm

THEATER CAMPS StoryBook Theater Ages 5 - 7 Now your child can experience fairy tales favorites from the stage. Campers work together to adapt folk story favorites into stage performances. They will learn theater basics, enjoy theater games and put on a show for friends and family on the last day of camp. In theater camps, we focus on the fundamentals of acting, and familiarize campers with these classic stories as they experience the wonder of theater and the rush of a performance. Robin Hood

First Creek Middle School 9522 07/15 – 07/18 M-TU $153

9 am – 12 pm

Peter Pan

Stadium High School 9523 08/05 – 08/08 $153

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M-TH

9 am – 12 pm

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Theater Intensive Camps Ages 8 - 11 These intensive camps are a great way to immerse yourself in the theatrical arts. Work on monologues, scenes and improvisation, building confidence and honing your performance skills through ensemble teamwork. On the final day of camp, there will be a performance for family and friends. Junior Theater Intensive Mason Middle School 9524 07/29 – 08/02 $164

M-TH

Senior Theater Intensive STAR Center 9525 07/29 – 08/02 $200

9 am – 1 pm

Video Production / Acting for Film Camp Ages 9+ This is your chance to create a movie and become a star. In Stadium High School’s state-of-the-art Digital Lab, students will do some creative collaboration to stage and shoot short movies. Meanwhile, instructors will cover the basics of video production and acting on film. Stadium High School 9526 07/29 – 08/08 $298

M-TH

9 am – 3 pm

THEMED BALLET CAMPS AGES 3 - 5 Imagination and dance go hand in hand. These themed ballet camps are created to inspire little dancers with familiar characters and settings. They each include a full-length ballet class, themed crafts and games times. Each dancer will receive a tutu or fairy wings to take home on the last day of each camp, following a performance for family and friends. $153

Flowers and Fairies Ballet Camp Fairies love dancing in the flowers. Campers will twirl, leap and flutter as they learn the basics of ballet and participate in themed crafts and games times. Each dancer will receive a tutu or fairy wings to take home on the last day, following a performance for family and friends. Titlow Lodge 9527 07/15 – 07/18

M-TH

THE ARTS • Theater & Dance

DANCE CAMPS

9 am – 12 pm

Ages 10+ M-TH

9 am – 4 pm

THREE EASY WAYS to REGISTER • Online: MetroParksTacoma.org/Camps • Phone: (253) 305-1022 • In Person: Metro Parks Headquarters 4702 S. 19th St.

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THE ARTS • Dance

Unicorn Wonderland Ballet Camp In unicorn wonderland, little dancers learn to dance just like magical unicorns. This camp includes a full-length ballet class, unicorn-themed crafts and fun games. Each dancer will receive a tutu or wings and will take home their craft projects on the last day of class, following a performance for friends and families. Under the Sea Mermaid Camp Little dancers leap, twirl and spin like mermaids through a week of dance, themed crafts and games. Each dancer will receive a tutu or wings and will take home their crafts on the last day of class, following a brief performance for friends and families. People’s Community Center 9528 08/05 – 08/08 M-TH $164

9 am – 12 pm

Vampirina Ballet Camp This camp includes a full-length ballet class, Vampirina-themed crafts and fun games. Each dancer will receive a tutu or wings and will take home their craft projects on the last day of class, following a performance for friends and families. STAR Center 9529 08/12 – 08/15 $164

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M-TH

Center at Norpoint 9530 07/15 – 07/18 $164

M-TH

9 am – 12 pm

Frozen Summer Wonderland Ballet Camp Help Elsa and Anna bring summer back with the special magic of dance, twirling, leaping and making snowmen in the middle of summer! This camp includes a full-length ballet class, unicorn-themed crafts and fun games. Each dancer will receive a tutu or wings and will take home their craft projects on the last day of class, following a performance for friends and families! Eastside Community Center 9531 07/29 – 08/01 M-TH $164

9 am – 12 pm

Mary Poppins Ballet and Jazz Camp Ages 6 - 11 A spoon full of sugar helps the medicine go down. But it also helps us dance the day away. This camp includes full-length ballet and jazz classes, Mary Poppins-themed crafts and fun games. Each dancer will receive a tutu or wings and will take home their craft projects on the last day of class, following a performance for friends and families. Jefferson Field House 9532 07/29 – 08/01 $164

M-TH

9 am – 1 pm

Take a Chance and Dance! Beyond Ballet Camp Ages 6 – 11 Ballet is only the beginning. This camp allows you to experiment with jazz, hip hop, tap and modern dance. Gain skills, improve your technique and create choreography! Friends and family are invited to your performance on the last day. Eastside Community Center 9533 08/12 – 08/15 M-TH $164

9 am – 1 pm

1 – 4 pm

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School of the Arts – Ted Brown 9534 08/19 – 08/22 M-TH $184

9 am – 3 pm

Hip Hoppin Dance Camp Ages 6 - 12 Learn basic movements and improve your freestyle, gaining confidence through a better understanding of body movement. Friends and family are invited to your performance on the last day. People’s Community Center 9536 06/24 - 06/27 M-TH $164

9 am – 1 pm

Eastside Community Center Recording Studio

AUDIO RECORDING CAMPS Beats in the Heat Audio Recording Camp Unleash your creative sound ideas in Eastside Community Center’s brand new professional recording studio. Produce and record a full-length track from scratch as you immerse yourself in the art of modern recording and production using industry-standard tools. Learn proper mic selection and placement, editing, mixing and signal processing. Students will learn using Pro Tools and or Logic Pro X, MPC by AKAI Professional and Native Instruments. Friends and family are invited to experience your project on the last day of camp. Eastside Community Center

Ages 6 - 10 9537 9538 $164

07/08 – 07/11 08/05 – 08/08

M-TH M-TH

9 am – 1 pm 9 am – 1 pm

Ages 11+ 9539 9540 $184

07/22 – 07/25 08/19 – 08/22

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THE ARTS • Dance & Audio Recording

One-Week Dance Intensive Ages 9+ Go deep into dance in this one-week intensive as you experiment with jazz, hip hop, tap and modern. Gain skills, improve your technique and create choreography of your own. Friends and family are invited to your performance on the last day.

9 am – 3 pm 9 am – 3 pm

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DAY CAMPS

SUMMER DAY CAMPS Ages 6 - 12 From Titlow to Norpoint, Metro Parks Day Camps are packed with fun all summer long. Each week’s theme plays out with fun games, crafts, and activities, transporting campers to new adventures every day. Designed for youth entering 1st - 6th grade, camps fill quickly, so sign up today. A $35 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot. Full payment is due six days before camp.

Titlow Park Day Camp Titlow Park is an incredible place to explore, with its sprayground, playground, historic lodge, forest hiking trails, and beachside walks. Campers at Titlow Park can enjoy a nutritious free lunch or pack their own.

Center at Norpoint Day Camp The Center at Norpoint is pure summer camp fun, inside and out. Campers can swim, play, climb, run, and more, with access to the gym, pool, climbing wall, play field, sprayground, and trails.

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$35 Add-Ons: Sign up for these special additions to your camp experience. • Sport Camp Specials: Conducted at camp by qualified players and coaches. Details are located in the sport camps section of this guide. • Art Camp Specials: Taught by our MetroArts instructors on site at Titlow or Norpoint Day Camps. Details for the Art and Hip Hop Dance camps are in the MetroArts section of the guide. • Swim Lessons: Taught by Metro Parks Aquatic Staff, these lessons are available only at the Center at Norpoint. (Swim lessons are Monday-Thursday only.)

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Weekly rate: $179 *Week of 07/01 - 07 * /05 $145 (No Camp 07 rate: /04)

Week 1 06/24 - 06/28: Dress for Mess Ready to get MESSY? Get your hands into some of camp’s messiest activities, from slime and goo to paint and glue. 9556 9543 9545 9557

Camp Add-Ons

Day Camps are M-F, 7 am - 6 pm

Titlow Park Little Artist Add-On Artist Adventures Add-On Center at Norpoint Sports Mixer Add-On

Ages 6 - 8 Ages 8 - 15 Ages 6 - 12

Week 2 07/01 - 07/05: Ship Wrecked Ahoy! Treasure hunters beware. Dive deep into a pirate’s life of swashbuckling and sea shanties. 9986 9992

Titlow Park Center at Norpoint

Week 3 07/08 - 07/12: Around the World Travel the world without ever leaving camp. Explore a different culture each day. 9564 9579 9549 9551

Titlow Park Sports Mixer Add-On Center at Norpoint Little Artist Add-On Artist Adventures Add-On Swim Lessons Add-On

Ages 6 - 12 Ages 6 - 8 Ages 8 - 15 Ages 6 - 12

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Titlow Park Center at Norpoint Soccer Camp Add-On

Ages 6 - 12

Week 5 07/22 - 07/26: World Record Breakers Come learn about the wildest and weirdest World Records that exist. Then team up to help camp set our own records. 9566 9541 9542 9581

Titlow Park Hip Hop Add-On Hip Hop Add-On Soccer Camp Add-On Center at Norpoint All Stars Add-On Swim Lessons Add-On

Ages 6 - 8 Ages 9 - 12 Ages 6 - 12 Ages 6 - 12 Ages 6 - 12

Week 6 07/29 - 08/02: Camp Myth Busters How many rubber bands will make a watermelon explode? How much duct tape does it take to hold up a counselor? Put your thinking cap on to bust some urban legends and myths. 9574 9583

Titlow Park Center at Norpoint

Week 7 08/05 - 08/09: Wilderness Explorers Earn your badges by exploring around camp. Learn about the wilderness around you and how to keep it wild. 9575 9584

Titlow Park Sports Mixer Add-On Center at Norpoint Skateboarding Add-On Swim Lessons Add-On

Ages 6 - 12 Ages 6 - 12 Ages 6 - 12

Week 8 08/12 - 08/16: Super Soakers Splash your way into a wild week of water games. Pack your swimsuit and sunscreen for a super-soaked week. 9576 9585 9547 9548

Titlow Park All Star Youth Sports Add-On Center at Norpoint Hip-Hop Add-On Hip-Hop Add-On Little All Stars Add-On

Week 10 08/26 - 08/30: Board Game Blast Giant checker board, human foosball, giant Connect Four? You bet. You’ll even skip your way through a life-sized Candy Land. 9578 9587 9550 9552

Titlow Park Soccer Camp Add-On Center at Norpoint Little Artist Add-On Artist Adventures Add-On Sports Mixer Add-On

Ages 6 - 12 Ages 6 - 8 Ages 8 - 15 Ages 6 - 12

DAY CAMPS

Week 4 07/15 - 07/19: The Camp Avengers What does it take to save the world? Superhero campers will find out this week as they test their strength, power, and wit.

Ages 6 - 12 Ages 6 - 8 Ages 9 - 12 Ages 6 - 12

Week 9 08/19 - 08/23: Jurassic Camp Looking for a roaring good time? Stomp into Jurassic Camp to learn all about the dinosaurs. We think you’ll dig it. 9577 9544 9546 9586

Titlow Park Little Artist Add-On Artist Adventures Add-On Center at Norpoint Swim Lessons Add-On Flag Football Add-On

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Ages 6 - 8 Ages 8 - 15 Ages 6 - 12 Ages 6 - 12

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Counselor in Training (CIT) Ages 13 - 16 Train to be someone’s favorite counselor. This two-week, in-depth leadership program builds independence and skills toward being a day-camp volunteer and full-fledged counselor. Grow in confidence, make a difference in kids’ lives, and gain valuable life skills. First Aid/CPR training is included. Volunteer opportunities follow each session. Titlow Lodge 9592 06/24 - 07/06 (No program 07/04) 9593 07/15 - 07/26 Center at Norpoint 9594 06/24 - 07/06 (No program 07/04) 9596 07/15 - 07/26 $249

M-F

9 am - 4:30 pm

M-F

9 am - 4:30 pm

M-F

9 am - 4:30 pm

M-F

9 am - 4:30 pm

Babysitter Bootcamp Ages 11 - 15 Find out what it takes to be a better babysitter. Safe Sitter’s curriculum and trained instructors equip teens with childcare fundamentals, and activity planning and interview skills. At the end of the week, you’ll leave with a handbook and be Safe Sitter- and CPR-certified. STAR Center 9597 06/24 – 06/29 Center at Norpoint 9598 07/15 – 07/19 $175

M-F

9 am – 12 pm

M-F

9 am – 12 pm

Wapato Exploration Day Camp Ages 6 - 12 $135 per week; Add-Ons $35 per week

Explore Wapato Park and Pavilion this summer through hands-on science, literacy, and math games from PBS KIDS programs such as Odd Squad, Super Why, and Dinosaur Train. In partnership with KBTC, this camp lets kids explore the outdoors with new activities and projects each week. Campers receive lunch, snacks, t-shirt and take-home materials.

Wapato Pavilion 9588 08/05 - 08/09 M-F 8 am - 6 pm 10373 Fitness Camp Add On Scavenge & Build 10381 Fitness Camp Add On Balance & Bend 9589 08/12 - 08/16 M-F 8 am - 6 pm 10375 Fitness Camp Add On Scavenge & Build 10385 Fitness Camp Add On Balance & Bend 9590 08/19 - 08/23 M-F 8 am - 6 pm 10376 Fitness Camp Add On Scavenge & Build 10386 Fitness Camp Add On Balance & Bend 9591 08/26 - 08/30 M-F 8 am - 6 pm 10377 Fitness Camp Add On Scavenge & Build 10387 Fitness Camp Add On Balance & Bend

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LEGO® CAMPS BY BRICKS 4 KIDZ Building is Awesome Camp Ages 6 - 12 If you think building is awesome, try building with Emmet, Lucy, Unicorn Kitty and Benny on a journey to stop Bad Cop and Lord Business from super-gluing the world. Put your engineering skills to work to build motorized models, 3D figure models and mosaics. Play fun games and do cool crafts based on The LEGO® Movies, using your smarts and imagination to find out how awesome building can be. Center at Norpoint 9603 07/22 – 07/26 STAR Center 9604 07/29 - 08/02 $195

M-F

9 am – 12 pm

M-F

1– 4 pm

Center at Norpoint 9605 07/22 - 07/26 Titlow Lodge 9606 08/26 - 08/30 $195

M-F

1 – 4 pm

M-F

9 am - 12 pm

Building Royale Camp Ages 6 - 12 Put down the controllers and pick up the bricks...it’s a Building Royale. Inspired by popular video games Fortnite® and Super Smash Bros®, build your favorite characters, gear and even moving emotes using LEGO® bricks and motors. Take the battle bus to get a loot llama and celebrate by taking the L. Then get Mario jumping to meet Pikachu in a smash brawl. Let’s go! Titlow Lodge 9607 07/08 – 07/12 $195

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M-F

9 am – 12 pm

Mining & Crafting Camp Ages 6 - 12 Steve is jumping for joy over the newest member of his Minecraft® world. Whether or not you attended last year’s Bricks 4 Kidz® camps, this new camp gives you a brand new challenge: Bring your virtual designs to life by building new mob figures, mosaics and custom models, incorporating LEGO® Bricks and Motors. Titlow Lodge 9608 07/29 – 08/02 STAR Center 9609 08/26 – 08/30 $195

M-F

9 am – 12 pm

M-F

1 – 4 pm

BrickFilm Maker Camp Ages 9 - 14 Lights, cameras, LEGO® action! Use LEGO® bricks to tell YOUR story, complete with music, special effects and your favorite LEGO® mini-figures. With a partner, plan, script, build, stage, shoot, and produce your own mini-movie using Stop Motion Animation. Use movie-making software to add special effects, titles, credits and more. Impress friends and family with a screening party on the last day of camp. Titlow Lodge 9610 08/19 – 08/23 $195

M-F

9 am – 12 pm

LEGO® CAMPS & CODING CAMPS

Movie Mashup Camp Ages 6 - 12 Build your own mashup models based on your favorite animated movie themes. Pick your characters, including Emmet and Lucy, Woody and Buzz, Toothless and Hiccup and more. Each day will include new characters from the original movies and sequels! Explore engineering and architecture as you build motorized and 3D models and mosaics and play LEGO®themed games.

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Coding & Robotics Camp Ages 7 - 14 Bring LEGO® Bricks to life with coding. Our coding camp improves computer literacy skills and builds confidence, logic, resourcefulness and problem-solving skills. Mostly it’s fun and creative. Using MIT’s Scratch language, campers create computer programs to control robotic models they build with motors, sensors, and LEGO® Bricks. Different tracks ensure everyone learns at their own skill level. STAR Center 9611 06/24 – 06/28 Titlow Lodge 9612 08/12 – 08/16 $195

M-F

1 – 4 pm

M-F

9 am – 12 pm

Junior Builderz Camp Ages 4 - 6 Kids build their brains when they build with Bricks 4 Kidz! Children will build and play, using their imaginations to go on a safari, an excursion under the sea, and more. Using classic, colorful LEGO® Bricks, campers use fine motor skills to build models of exciting things that they will also learn about. Add crafts, group activities, and more, and it’s a full week of fun and learning. Titlow Lodge 9613 06/24 – 06/28 $195

M-F

9 am – 12 pm

CODING WITH KIDS Start your coding journey by creating your own game. Campers will learn computer programming fundamentals and design and code their own computer programs. Projects include interactive stories and computer games. Scratch Game Development I

Center at Norpoint 10245 06/24 - 06/28 10246 07/29 - 08/02 Titlow Lodge 10247 08/05 – 08/09 $259

Scratch Game Development II

Center at Norpoint 10248 06/24 – 06/28 10250 08/19 – 08/23 Titlow Lodge 10249 08/05 – 08/09 $259

Ages 7 - 11 9 am – 12 pm 9 am – 12 pm 9 am – 12 pm

Ages 8 - 13 9 am – 12 pm 9 am – 12 pm 9 am – 12 pm

Minecraft® Modding Ages 8 - 12 Camper will have access to their own Minecraft® server where they can customize their experience with drag and drop code, landscapes, texture packs, and more. Must have PC/Mac Minecraft® Account. XBox or iOS Minecraft® accounts do not work for this camp. Center at Norpoint 10251 07/08 – 07/12 $289

9 am - 12 pm

Python Coding Ages 9 - 13 Learning Python is the perfect way to get a glimpse into the world of professional programming. Campers will learn Python fundamentals through creating fun games which they can share with their friends. Center at Norpoint 10252 07/08 – 7/12 $259

9 am – 12 pm

Little Coders Ages 5 - 7 Created specifically for kids 5-7, this camp develops computational thinking skills and fosters creativity in a fun environment. We use a blend of connected and “unplugged” activities designed to keep young campers engaged. Kids will create their own interactive stories or computer games. Center at Norpoint 10253 07/29 – 08/02 $259

9 am – 12 pm

Micro:bit Software Engineering Ages 8 - 13 Take your first step into the exciting world of computer hardware programming with micro:bit. Through a variety of projects campers will learn how to create a digital compass, a music player, simple games, and get two micro:bits to talk to each other. Center at Norpoint 10254 08/19 – 08/23 $289

9 am – 12 pm

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Center at Norpoint 07/29 – 08/02 M-F 10 am – 12 pm 08/26 – 08/30 M-F 10 am – 12 pm $30 Day Camp Add-on; $60/day for Add-on only

STAR Center FITNESS CAMPS

FITNESS CAMPS Fitness & Wellness Camp Add-Ons Ninja Fitness Ages 5 - 12 Ninjas are known for stealth and agility. In this camp add-on, they also have fun! A combination of martial arts, parkour and tumbling, Ninja Fitness offers a full two-hour interactive experience for kids to really get a “kick” out of summer. Add-ons are designed for children in first through fifth grade. Center at Norpoint 07/01 – 07/05 M-F 10 am – 12 pm 07/22 – 07/26 M-F 10 am – 12 pm $30 Day Camp Add-on; $60/day for Add-on only

Beginner Basic Training Ninjas Ages 5 - 12 Stealthy ninja campers will enjoy games, drills, and activities in this intro to martial arts. Gain strength, skills, cardio fitness, and confidence while making friends. We break down the steps, and add games, activities and cultural exploration.

STAR Center 06/19 – 06/21 W-F 8 am – 12 pm 07/01 – 07/05 M-F 8 am – 12 pm 08/05 – 08/09 M-F 8 am – 12 pm Tacoma Resident $125; Non-Resident $150

Ninja Agility Training Ages 6 - 12 “Ninja” is another word for “healthy stealth master.” Campers will build situational awareness while running, jumping, climbing, tumbling, and crawling. They’ll learn how to avoid danger and unsafe people, as well as age-appropriate self-defense techniques. 06/19 – 06/21 M-F 1 – 4 pm 07/08 – 07/12 M-F 1 – 4 pm Tacoma Resident $125; Non-Resident $150

Eastside Community Center FITNESS CAMPS Basketball Strength and Conditioning Camp Ages 12 - 17 Want to be a better basketballer? Build endurance and speed and learn how to train without injury. You’ll improve your overall performance with agility and strength building drills.

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Adventure Climb Ages 5 - 12 This camp add-on has kids literally climbing the walls! A combination of physical fitness, overcoming challenges and experimenting with the basics of rock climbing, Adventure Climb offers a full two-hour interactive climbing experience. Add-ons are designed for children in first through fifth grade.

Eastside Community Cente 07/01 – 08/28 M/W 11 am – 12:30 pm Resident $99; Non-Resident $109

THREE EASY WAYS to REGISTER • Online: MetroParksTacoma.org/Camps • Phone: (253) 305-1022 • In Person: Metro Parks Headquarters 4702 S. 19th St.

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Healthy Kids Camp Ages 6 - 12 Learn about nutrition and what makes a healthy meal, as well as how to prepare nutritious snacks (tasting allowed!). You’ll end the week with new skills and recipes! Eastside Community Center 08/05 – 08/21 M/W Resident $125; Non-Resident $145

Scavenge and Build Ages 6 - 12 Work in teams to find all the parts to build your own obstacle course. Gain team building skills and become a master at communication as you construct an obstacle course for the other team to run through.

Diamond League Camp Ages 12 - 17 A fun workout is good for your mind and body! Learn dance choreography, build strength with weights and try some group exercise classes. You can have fun staying active over the summer and build healthy habits for life!

Eastside Community Center 06/24 – 06/26 M-TH 10 am – 12 pm and 1 – 3 pm Resident $110; Non-Resident $120

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Wapato Park 10336 08/05 - 08/09 M-F 1:30 - 3 pm 10374 08/12 - 08/16 M-F 1:30 - 3 pm 10378 08/19 - 08/23 M-F 1:30 - 3 pm 10379 08/26 - 08/30 M-F 1:30 - 3 pm Resident $35 per day; $75 per week Non-Resident $38 per day; $78 per week

Balance and Bend Ages 6 - 12 Work with stability balls and resistance bands to stretch and build your muscles. Improve your balance, strengthen your core, and workout outdoors! Wapato Park 10380 08/05 - 08/09 M-F 1:30 - 3 pm 10382 08/12 - 08/16 M-F 1:30 - 3 pm 10383 08/19 - 08/23 M-F 1:30 - 3 pm 10384 08/26 - 08/30 M-F 1:30 - 3 pm Resident $35 per day; $75 per week Non-Resident $38 per day; $78 per week

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Fort Nisqually Kit Camp Ages 6 - 8 Named after the young beavers (kits) important to the fur trade, this camp brings the past to life with stories, songs, crafts and games. Grand finale is a campfire lunch for campers and parents. A daily snack is included. 9553 $95

06/25 - 06/27

TU-TH

9 am - 12 pm

Camp Fort Nisqually Ages 12 - 14 Discover the stories of Puget Sound’s first trading post and learn 19th century skills such as blacksmithing, fire starting and cooking. Camp includes a Thursday sleepover, with dinner and breakfast. 9554 $235

07/08 – 07/12

M-F

9 am – 4 pm

History through the Arts Camp Ages 9 - 11 The first trading post on Puget Sound was a melting pot of different cultures. Travel back to the mid-19th century, learning crafts, music and games associated with the many people and events that were part of Fort Nisqually. Snacks and a Friday lunch are provided. 9555 $150

07/23 – 07/26

TU-F

Youth Golf Camp Ages 7 - 15 Fore! What do you need to know to play on Meadow Park Golf Course’s Williams Nine (or any other regulation length golf course)? Find out in this camp, designed to help you play your best. We cover basic skills, rules and etiquette, safety info and course knowledge. Bonus Content: A hat, lesson booklets, snacks, plus course fees and equipment use. Open to beginner, intermediate and advanced players.

9 am – 2 pm

9595 9913 9914 $129

MARINA CAMPS Sails and Trails Camp Ages 11 - 15 If Puget Sound calls your name, join us for fishing, hiking, and beachcombing at Point Defiance Park. Afternoons, we’ll learn sailing and kayaking at Tacoma Youth Marine Center. At Foss Seaport Center, you’ll get a hands-on marine education in the touch tanks. Point Defiance Marina 9599 07/08 – 07/12 9600 07/15 – 07/19 9601 07/22 – 07/26 9602 07/29 – 08/02 $265

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M-F M-F M-F M-F

8 am – 5 pm 8 am – 5 pm 8 am – 5 pm 8 am – 5 pm

06/24 – 06/28 07/15 – 07/19 08/12 – 08/16

M-F M-F M-F

9 am – 12 pm 9 am – 12 pm 9 am – 12 pm

FORT NISQUALLY • MARINA • GOLF CAMPS

MEADOW PARK GOLF COURSE CAMPS

FORT NISQUALLY CAMPS

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THREE WAYS TO REGISTER! ONLINE:

MetroParksTacoma.org/ GOcamps

PHONE:

(253) 305-1022

IN PERSON:

Headquarters 4702 S. 19th St.

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9515 07/15 – 07/18 Overnight Wednesday 9516 08/05 – 08/08 Overnight Wednesday $250

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE Outdoor Adventure Camp Ages 10 - 14 Get out and climb, kayak, canoe, hike and swim while exploring beautiful Western Washington. 9509 9510 9511 $250

06/24 – 06/28 07/22 – 07/26 08/26 – 08/30

M-F M-F M-F

9 am – 4 pm 9 am – 4 pm 9 am – 4 pm

Backpacking Adventure Camp Ages 12 - 15 The mountains are calling, and you must go. Learn essential outdoor skills on this three-day, two-night backpacking trip in the Cascades. 9512 $250

07/01 – 07/03

M-W

M-TH 9 am – 4 pm M-TH 9 am – 4 pm

Rock n’ Paddle Camp Ages 10 - 14 In your element in the elements? Spend the week on the water and on the rocks, learning climbing and paddling skills while enjoying the summer sun. 9628 $250

08/19 – 08/23

M-F

9 am – 4 pm

Canoeing Camp Ages 10 - 14 Explore the lakes of the South Sound by canoe. Learn how to paddle and work with others, adventuring on a new lake each day. Bonus Content: Find (and enjoy) the best swimming holes in the area. 9869 $250

07/08 – 07/12

M-F

9 am – 4 pm

Island Camp Ages 10 - 14 We live in the company of islands. That means you can island-hop by kayak and canoe all over the South Sound. Visit a different island every day; once we arrive seek out treasures using GPS units to geocache. 9870 $250

07/29 – 08/02

M-F

9 am – 4 pm

Camp Agua Ages 10 - 14 Feeling like a fish out of water? Here’s a chance to kayak, canoe and swim our local waterways, topping the week off with a day at beautiful Tenino quarry pool. 9871 $250

08/12 – 08/16

M-F

9 am – 4 pm

Evergreen Mountain Bike Camp Ages 8 - 13 Spend 5 action-packed days learning technical trickery, jumps and drops at Swan Creek Mountain Bike Park. Swan Creek Park

Register at EvergreenMTB.org

07/08 – 07/12 M-F 9 am – 3 pm 07/15 – 07/19 M-F 9 am – 3 pm $400 ($365 for Evergreen MTB members)

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CAMPS

Kayaking Adventure Camp Ages 12 - 15 Discover the freedom and beauty of paddling our local waterways. Practice kayak rescues, learn proper paddle strokes and other skills. Best part? An overnight paddle to an island state park.

9 am – 4 pm

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TACOMA NATURE CENTER CAMPS

Science ROCKS! Ages 6 - 12 Investigate, explore, experiment. Discover amazing natural wonders through hikes, science labs, crafts, and games. Ages 6 - 10 9 am – 3:30 pm

9888 $200

9 am – 3:30 pm

Ages 10 - 12

TACOMA NATURE CENTER CAMPS All camps take place at Tacoma Nature Center unless otherwise noted. A $30 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot. Full payment is due six days prior to the start of camp. Full day camps for ages 6-12 include an off-site field trip. Nature Detectives Ages 6 - 12 Use tools of detection to identify animals of the Pacific Northwest and observe their behaviors with nature hikes, biofacts, crafts, and games. Ages 6 - 10 9873 07/01 – 07/03 M-W Prorated 3-day camp $120

9 am – 3:30 pm

9883 $200

08/05 – 08/09

M-F

9 am – 3:30 pm

9884 $200

08/05 – 08/09

M-F

9 am – 3:30 pm

Ages 6 - 9

Ages 10 - 12

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9874 07/08 – 07/12 M-F $200 9875 08/26 – 08/28 M-W Prorated 3-day camp $120 07/08 – 07/12

M-F

9 am – 3:30 pm

Oceans of Fun Ages 6 - 9 & 10 - 12 From Snake Lake wetlands to tide pools and the deep ocean, explore the amazing creatures of our wet and wild ecosystems with hikes, games, crafts, and science labs. Help to protect turtle and tadpole nurseries. Ages 6 - 9 9876 9877 $200

07/15 – 07/19 07/29 – 08/02

9881 9882 $200

07/15 – 07/19 07/29 – 08/02

Ages 10 - 12

M-F M-F

9 am – 3:30 pm 9 am – 3:30 pm

M-F M-F

9 am – 3:30 pm 9 am – 3:30 pm

Sow Many Gardens Ages 6 - 9 Discover the wonders of gardening. Enjoy tasty garden treats, plant veggies, investigate pollinators, learn about worms, and care for chickens. 9878 $200

07/22 – 07/26

M-F

9 am – 3:30 pm

Wild Expressions Ages 6 - 9 & 8 - 12 Create a connection with nature through a variety of art projects, stories, music, photography, and whatever you can dream up. Take hikes, meet wildlife, and learn from guest artists. Ages 6 – 9 9886 $200

08/19 – 08/23

9880 $200

07/22 – 07/26

Ages 8 – 12

M-F

9 am – 3:30 pm

M-F

9 am – 3:30 pm

Habitat Heroes Ages 6 - 10 Become a habitat hero by learning how to protect our planet through projects, games, crafts, and earth-friendly activities. Discover nature’s many super powers as you hike through the woods. 9885 $200

08/12 – 08/16

M-F

9 am – 3:30 pm

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9887 08/20 – 08/23 TU/W 9 am – 3:30 pm (Overnight) TH 9 am – F 12 pm $240

Bugs & Slugs Ages 4 - 5 Find the smallest wild animals under rocks, in the Discovery Pond, or sleeping on a leaf. Magnifiers, games and crafts will help you explore this miniature world. Choose morning or afternoon session.

9889 9890 $105

07/01 – 07/03 07/01 – 07/03

M-W M-W

9 am – 12 pm 1 – 4 pm

Backyard Bird Buddies Ages 4 - 5 Explore the natural world right outside our doors as we play, discover, and meet new friends. This camp takes place at Tahoma Audubon’s Adriana Hess Wetland Park. Choose morning or afternoon session.

9892 9893 $105

07/16 – 07/18 07/16 – 07/18

T-TH T-TH

9 am – 12 pm 1 – 4 pm

Pond Critters Ages 4 - 5 Take a close-up look at the wet and wild animals that call wetlands home with stories, songs, outdoor play, and more. This camp takes place at Tahoma Audubon’s Adriana Hess Wetland Park. Choose morning or afternoon session.

9894 9895 $105

07/30 – 08/01 07/30 – 08/01

T-TH T-TH

9 am – 12 pm 1 – 4 pm

Tidepool Treasures Ages 4 - 5 Get your hands wet with games, crafts, and stories all about the cool critters that live on the shore. Choose morning or afternoon session.

9897 9898 $105

08/13 – 08/15 08/13 – 08/15

T-TH T-TH

9 am – 12 pm 1 – 4 pm

Furry Friends Ages 4 - 5 Make friends with other mammals through stories, songs, games, nature walks, and more! Choose morning or afternoon session. 9899 9900 $105

08/26 – 08/28 08/26 – 08/28

M-W M-W

9 am – 12 pm 1 – 4 pm

Nature Adventures at Titlow Park Ages 8 - 11 Study marine and forest ecology with Tacoma Nature Center staff. Enjoy low tide beach walks, hikes, games, crafts and much more. $30 non-refundable deposit to reserve space. Full payment due six days prior to camp start date. Titlow Park 10309 07/15 - 07/19 $115

M-F

9 am - 1 pm

Nature Camps Extended Care Ages 6 - 12 Extended care is available for a limited number of registered full-day nature campers on a weekly basis from 8 – 9 am before camp and 3:30 - 5:30 pm after camp.

TACOMA NATURE CENTER CAMPS

Wildlife Biologist Camp Ages 10 - 12 Experience the life of a wildlife biologist through visits and activities with scientists and nature specialists, an all-day field research trip, and an overnight tent camp. Camp starts Tuesday and ends at noon on Friday. Equipment provided.

Tacoma Nature Center Staff $50 per week

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$100 deposit due upon registration with balance due by May 23. 9569 07/09 – 08/15 T-TH 9:15 am – 1:30 pm $825

SPECIALIZED & ADAPTIVE CAMPS

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Preschool Summer Camp Session Ages 5 - 6 Chicken care, gardening, sustainability and outdoor adventures. This unique summer preschool camp features an all outdoors setting, exciting ongoing projects and fun learning activities made possible by three half-days in a row! Open to all children entering kindergarten in Fall 2019.

SPECIALIZED RECREATION CAMPS

ADAPTIVE RECREATION Camp Adapt to Achieve Train like a Paralympian. Get an intro to wheelchair basketball, goalball, sitting volleyball, and archery. Make new friends and build your confidence with arts and crafts, games, cooking, and an outing. Open to all levels, including siblings without disabilities.

Summer at STAR Center is full of fun for kids with intellectual/ developmental disabilities. Have a blast getting active, making crafts, and socializing with friends. Campers will play games, participate in sports, cook, and create cool crafts like tiedye t-shirts. Enjoy daily adventures at the sprayground and the indoor TreeTops playground. For more information call (253) 404-3950 or visit MetroParksTacoma.org/Specialized. Camp Kaleidoscope Ages 8 – 14

9562 M-F $130

08/12 – 08/16 9 am – 2 pm

9563 M-F $130

08/19 – 08/23 9 am – 2 pm

Camp Wonderlots

Ages 15 – 21

STAR Center M-F 9 am – 2 pm

Ages 5 – 10 9569

07/08 – 07/12

Ages 11 – 16 9572 $130

07/22 – 07/26

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AGES 3 - 6 • M-F • 9 am – 12 pm 06/04 – 06/28 9868 Space Explorers: Prepare for an adventure of a lifetime as we explore our solar system, create and identify special tools used in outer space. 07/08 – 07/12 9896 Age of the Dinosaur: Learn about creatures that lived in prehistoric times. Campers will explore, observe, and experiment in the Jurassic era.

08/19 – 08/23 9959 Summertime Superheroes: Come join us for a fun-filled, skill-building week at STAR Center as we prepare to save Treetops from the Booger villains.

07/22 – 07/29 9955 Under the Sea: Come join us for a week of sea life exploration. Each day we will read, play games, and learn about the interesting creatures that live beneath the Puget Sound.

08/26 – 08/30 9960 Imagination Station: Campers imaginations are ignited as they take part in different activities each day.

07/29 – 08/02 9956 STAR Chefs: Learn about a variety of food this week, as our STAR Chefs use all their senses to create their own snacks and design their own cookbook throughout the week.

$25 Non-refundable deposit to reserve your spot Register by June 21 STAR Pass $95; regular fee $110 Register after June 21 STAR Pass $105; regular fee $125

PRE-K CAMPS

PRE-K SUMMER CAMP

07/15 – 07/19 9954 Little Picassos: Explore the world of art as children recreate art made by famous artists using a variety of art techniques using unique materials.

08/05 – 08/09 9957 Bugs 101: Explore the outdoors with us, as we will go an adventure to discover what bugs live in our center’s rain garden. Each day we will identify a new bug and learn about their habitats. 08/12 – 08/16 9958 Dr. Seuss: Have fun learning, playing games, and making crafts this week as we feature treasured stories made by Dr. Seuss.

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SPORTS CAMPS

All-Star Youth Sports Camps Ages 4 - 7 This camp has all the sports. Campers explore soccer, tennis, flag football, basketball, baseball, kickball and other fun games! Everybody gets an official camp T-shirt and a free lunch (STAR Center only).

SPORTS CAMPS YOUTH SPORTS Tacoma Stars Soccer Camps Ages 7 - 12 Tacoma Stars players and coaches bring what they’ve got from the MASL (Major Arena Soccer League) and you get to tap their expertise. Campers receive a Tacoma Stars T-shirt and a ticket to a game. SERA Multipurpose Field 9623 06/24 – 06/26 M-W $75 9622 06/24 – 06/26 M-W $129 9626 07/15 – 07/17 M-W $79 9627 07/15 – 07/17 M-W $129 9625 07/29 – 07/31 M-W $75 9624 07/29 – 07/31 M-W $129

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9 am – 12 pm 9 am – 3 pm 9 am – 12 pm 9 am – 3 pm 9 am – 12 pm 9 am – 3 pm

STAR Center 9629 06/24 – 06/28 M-F 9630 07/22 – 07/26 M-F 9631 08/05 – 08/09 M-F Center at Norpoint 9632 07/08 – 07/12 M-F 9633 08/12 – 08/16 M-F Resident $79; Non-Resident $85

10 am – 12pm 10 am – 12 pm 10 am – 12 pm 10 am – 12 pm 10 am – 12 pm

BASKETBALL CAMPS Ages 8 - 14 Hoop it up with Tacoma’s high school coaches, staff and varsity players for four days of basketball blitz this summer. Camps focus on the fundamentals so you’ll improve your shooting technique, develop team offensive and defensive skills, learn effective rebound and passing techniques, sharpen your ball-handling skills, and improve your individual position skills. Varsity players provide individual instruction and inspiration. $70

Coach Eric Overgaard and staff 9635 06/17 – 06/20 M-TH Stadium High School

9 am – 12 pm

Coach Jamila Jones and staff 9636 07/08 – 07/11 M-TH Lincoln High School

9 am – 12 pm

Abes Basketball Camp

VOLLEBALL CAMPS Ages 8 - 14 Springboard into competitive volleyball with Tacoma’s high school coaches and their staff and varsity players! New to volleyball? That’s ok: No matter your level, you’ll lay a strong foundation to improve your focus, basic skills, and self-confidence. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about volleyball and to meet and play with Tacoma’s own coaching staff and players. Show up ready to work hard, play hard and have fun. $70

Wilson High School Volleyball Camp Coach Ann and staff 9639 06/24 – 06/27

M-TH

9 am – 12 pm

Foss High School Volleyball Camp Coach Ro and staff 9638 07/08 – 07/11

M-TH

9 am – 12 pm

Mt. Tahoma High School Volleyball Camp

Rams Basketball Camp

Wilson Rams Coach and staff 9634 06/24 – 06/27 M-TH Wilson High School

Tigers Basketball Camp

9 am – 12 pm

Coach Rhonda and staff 9637 07/15 – 07/18 M-TH

9 am – 12 pm

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Skyhawks Tennis Camp Ages 7 - 12 Because there’s more to tennis than the shoes: Learn grips, footwork, strokes, volleys, serves, rules and tennis etiquette in this immersive camp. FOOTBALL CAMP Ages 8 - 14 Get some time on the turf with Tacoma’s high school coaches, staff and varsity players for four days of football fun. Camps focus on the fundamentals, so you’ll improve your catching and throwing techniques, learn proper running and safe tackling form. All position groups will be coached by a high-school coach. Varsity football players will assist in providing individual instruction and inspiration, with plenty of fun and competition for everyone. We bring camp T-shirts for every one; you bring your game, football cleats (highly recommended) and water bottles. Foss Football Camp Coach Corey Brown and staff 9641 06/24 – 06/27 M-TH Foss High School $70

Stadium High School 9642 07/01 – 07/03 $69 9643 07/22 – 07/25 $115 Jefferson Park 9645 07/08 – 07/11 $115 9646 07/29 – 08/01 $115 Titlow Park 9647 07/15 – 07/17 $59 9648 08/05 – 08/07 $59

9 am – 12 pm

Abes Football Camp

Coach Masaki Matsumoto and staff 9640 07/08 – 07/11 M-TH 9 am – 12 pm Lincoln High School $70

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M-W

9 am – 12 pm

M-TH

9 am – 12 pm

M-TH

9 am – 12 pm

M-TH

9 am – 12 pm

M-W

10 am – 12 pm

M-W

10 am – 12 pm

Skyhawks Lacrosse Camp Ages 7 - 12 Because there’s more to lacrosse than that funny looking stick: Learn stick handling, cradling, passing, and shooting in a fun, non-checking environment. Vassault Park 9649 07/15 – 07/18 $135

M-TH

9 am – 12 pm

Skyhawks Baseball Camp Ages 7 - 12 Let’s play ball. Learn the fundamentals of fielding, catching, throwing, hitting and base running in a fun, positive environment. Bonus content: Vital life lessons such as respect, teamwork and responsibility. Vassault Park 9650 07/08 – 07/11 $115

M-TH

SPORTS CAMPS

SKYHAWKS SPORTS CAMPS

9 am – 12 pm

Skyhawks Multi-Sport Mini-Hawk Camp Ages 4 - 6 Give your child a positive start with soccer, baseball, and flag football in a safe, structured environment with lots of encouragement and fun. Mini-Hawks explore balance, movement, coordination, and skill development at their own pace. Vassault Park 9651 07/22 – 07/25 $115

M-TH

9 am – 12 pm

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SKYHAWKS

Vassault Park 9652 07/22 – 07/25 $115

M-TH

Center at Norpoint 9664 08/05 – 08/09 M-F Resident $79; Non-Resident $85

9 am – 12 pm

Skyhawks Flag Football Camp Ages 7 - 12 Get a complete intro to football or polish your skills for league play. Learn skills such as the core components of passing, catching, and de-flagging, or defensive positioning – all in a fun and positive environment. The final Skyhawks Sports Bowl is a chance to showcase your skills on the gridiron. Vassault Park 9654 08/19 – 08/22 $115

M-TH

9 am – 12 pm

Skyhawks Volleyball Camp Ages 8 - 12 Pass, set, hit and serve in this co-ed, alllevels program, while practicing teamwork and sportsmanship. Each athlete will build skills through game-based drills and daily scrimmages aimed at developing the whole player.

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Skateboarding Camp

Skyhawks Multi-Sport Camp Ages 7 - 12 Three new sports in one fun-filled week. Learn the rules and essentials of Ultimate Frisbee, Kickball and Capture the Flag through skill-based games and scrimmages. You’ll gain vital life lessons: respect, teamwork, and self- discipline.

Center at Norpoint 9655 08/05 – 08/08 $115

M-TH

Basketball Camp Ages 6 - 11 What’s summer in Tacoma without some basketball? Metro Parks’ fun, energetic basketball camps focus on helping children develop their passing, shooting and dribbling techniques. Center at Norpoint 9657 08/12 – 08/16 M-F Titlow Park 9658 06/24 – 06/28 M-F 9659 08/26 – 08/30 M-F Resident $79; Non-Resident $85

Flag Football Camp

Center at Norpoint 9660 07/08 – 07/12 M-F 9661 08/19 – 08/23 M-F Titlow Field 9662 07/15 – 07/19 M-F 9663 08/19 – 08/23 M-F Resident $79; Non-Resident $85

Ages 6 - 11 10 am – 12 pm

Soccer Camp Ages 6 - 11 Learn new skills and make new friends in summer soccer. Learn to dribble, kick, pass and score in this camp with our experienced instructors, who will teach the fundamentals of the world’s most popular sport. Center at Norpoint 9665 07/15 – 07/19 M-F Titlow Park 9667 06/17 – 06/21 M-F 9668 07/22 – 07/26 M-F 9669 08/26 – 08/30 M-F Resident $79; Non-Resident $85

10 am – 12 pm 10 am – 12 pm 10 am – 12 pm 10 am – 12 pm

1 – 3 pm 10 am – 12 pm 10 am – 12 pm

Ages 6 – 11 10 am – 12pm 10 am – 12 pm 10 am – 12 pm 10 am – 12 pm

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Center at Norpoint 9670 06/24 – 06/28 M-F 9671 08/26 – 08/30 M-F Titlow Park 9672 07/08 – 07/12 M-F 9673 08/05 – 08/09 M-F Resident $79; Non-Resident $85

10 am – 12 pm 10 am – 12 pm 10 am – 12 pm 10 am – 12 pm

Cheerleading Camp Ages 6 - 11 Show your spirit and make new friends as you chant, cheer, and dance your way through a week of cheerleading. Camp staff works with campers to improve coordination and gain leadership skills. Truman Middle School 9674 08/19 – 08/22 M-TH $79 9675 08/19 – 08/22 M-TH $79 9676 08/19 – 08/22 M-TH $125

9 am – 12 pm 12 – 3 pm 9 am – 3 pm

Remember to use proper safety gear, drink water, perform proper routine conditioning, and encourage your child to take breaks as necessary to prevent injuries.

Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital supports Metro Parks youth sports camps. All Star Youth Sports Camp Ages 6 - 11 It’s never too soon to get your little all-star involved in sports, and this camp has them all! Campers explore soccer, tennis, flag football, basketball, baseball, kickball and other fun games. STAR Center 9677 06/24 – 06/28 M-F 9678 07/22 – 07/26 M-F 9679 08/05 – 08/09 M-F Center at Norpoint 9680 07/08 – 07/12 M-F 9681 08/12 – 08/16 M-F Resident $79; Non-Resident $85

10 am – 12 pm 10 am – 12 pm 10 am – 12 pm

STAR Center Mon & Wed Tue & Thu Mon - Thu Friday

10 am – 12 pm 10 am – 12 pm

Tennis Camp

Golf Camp Ages 6 - 11 Drive, chip, and putt your way into summer fun. This camp is a great way to get your little one involved in golf and develop their skills. Center at Norpoint 9682 07/02 – 07/05 TU-F Titlow Park 9683 07/29 – 08/02 TU-F Resident $79; Non-Resident $85

Tennis Camp Ages 6 - 11 Campers will practice agility, balance, and coordination while learning tennis techniques in a positive and fun environment. All equipment is provided. 06/24 - 08/23 (no camp week of 07/04)

10 am – 12 pm 10 am 0 12 pm

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9 am - 12 pm 9 am - 12 pm 9 am - 12 pm 9 - 10:30 am

STAR Center Mon & Wed 1 - 4 pm Tue & Thu 1 - 4 pm Galbraith Tennis Center Mon - Thu 1 - 4 pm Friday 10:30 am - 12 pm

Parkour Camp

STAR Center 9686 08/05 – 08/09 M-F 9688 08/26 – 08/30 M-F Center at Norpoint 9687 08/19 – 08/23 M-F Resident $85; Non-Resident $105

$72/week $72/week $144/week Free

SPORTS CAMPS

Sports Mixer Ages 6 - 11 Mix it up all week long with soccer, tennis, flag football, basketball and more. Everybody gets an official camp T-shirt.

12 - 16 $72/week $72/week $144/week Free

Ages 8 – 14 10 am – 12 pm 10 am – 12 pm 10 am – 12 pm

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Advanced Soccer Camp SERA Turf Field

06/14 – 06/18 M-F Resident $225; Non-Resident $300

Ages 10 – 16 9 am – 4 pm

Advanced Basketball Camp Ages 10 - 16 Up your game with a focus on fundamentals, essentials and skills as you master offensive and defensive techniques. Enjoy activities created to help you increase your “Basketball IQ” and learn how to be a good teammate. Bonus: Camp awards, all-star selections, and a final surprise game. SERA Turf Field 08/19– 08/23 M-F Resident $225; Non-Resident $300

Advanced Basketball Camp

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Stadium High School 9690 08/19 - 08/23 M-F Resident $225; Non-Resident $300

A WILD ADVENTURE FOR YOUR CHILD

9 am – 4pm

Advanced Football Camp Ages 10 - 16 Get a head start on the football season with a focus on fundamentals. Improve offensive/defensive positioning and route running, catching technique, proper throwing and running form, and safe blocking and tackling. SERA Turf Field 9689 07/22 – 07/26 M-F Resident $225; Non-Resident $300

ZOO CAMPS

SPORTS CAMPS

ADVANCED SPORTS CAMPS

AGES 4 – 17 Registration now open:

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9 am – 4 pm

Ages 10 - 16 9 am - 4 pm

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Just Like Me Kindergarten grads Lots of animals have eyes, ears, and noses just like we do, but we might have more in common with other members of the animal kingdom than we know. Learn about all the ways we are alike.

There’s a lot to see and do at the zoo – and camps for kids of all ages.

Visit pdza.org to register

06/26 – 06/28 W-F 9 am - 12 pm 08/07 – 08/09 W-F 9 am - 12 pm Members $75; Non-members $80

PRE-K GRADUATES Animal Homes Preschool grads A home can be underground, up in a tree, or under a rock. Learn about how animals from around the world find, build, or share their homes. 06/27 – 06/28 TH-F 9 am - 12 pm 08/01 – 08/02 TH-F 9 am - 12 pm 08/15 – 08/16 TH-F 9 am - 12 pm Members $50; Non-members $55

Buggin’ Out Preschool grads Connect with animals that some would call creepy, but are really just cool! Meet interesting insects and awesome arachnids and learn to appreciate these amazing creatures. 07/29 – 07/30 M-TU 9 am - 12 pm 08/12 – 08/13 M-TU 9 am - 12 pm Members $50; Non-members $55

Movin’ and Groovin’ Preschool grads Swim like a stingray, leap like a lemur, and meander like a millipede in this fun and exciting adventure learning about all the ways animals move. 06/20 – 06/21 TH-F 07/27 – 07/28 TH-F 08/01 – 08/02 TH-F Members $50; Non-members $55

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Super Sea Stars Preschool grads They are spiny, squishy, flippered and finned, but most of all they are spectacular. Learn why animals that live in the sea are super. 08/08 – 08/09 TH-F 08/15 – 08/16 TH-F Members $50; Non-members $55

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ZOO CAMPS

KINDERGARTEN GRADUATES

POINT DEFIANCE ZOO & AQUARIUM

Feeding Frenzy Kindergarten grads What is your favorite thing to eat? The animals at the Zoo have favorite foods too. Meet some animals, find out what they eat in the wild and at the Zoo. 06/19 – 06/21 W-F 9 am - 12 pm 07/10 – 07/12 W-F 9 am - 12 pm 07/24 – 07/26 W-F 9 am - 12 pm Members $75; Non-members $80

Things with Wings Kindergarten grads Birds, bats, and bugs all fly, but do you know why? Uncover the mystery of how they use their wings to find food, shelter, and other flying friends. 07/31 – 08/02 W-F 9 am - 12 pm 08/21 – 08/23 W-F 9 am - 12 pm Members $75; Non-members $80

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Zoomagination Kindergarten grads How does it feel to be a polar bear living in the cold arctic? What does a meerkat see burrowing underground? Activate your imagination and think about what it’s like to be different animals in the zoo. 07/15 – 07/17 M-W 08/05 – 08/07 M-W Members $75; Non-members $80

1 - 4 pm 1 - 4 pm

Fur, Feathers, Scales and Slime Kindergarten grads Are feathers just for flying? Why are some animals scaly and others slimy? Does all fur feel the same? Discover the answers and meet some special animals. 06/24 – 06/26 M-W 07/29 – 07/31 M-W 08/12 – 08/14 M-W Members $75; Non-members $80

1 - 4 pm 1 - 4 pm 1 - 4 pm

Ocean Commotion Kindergarten grads From snails to sea lions, octopuses to otters, sea life is amazing. Imagine living life in the ocean as you see sharks, wonder about wolf-eels and peer at puffins. 08/19 – 08/21 M-W Members $75; Non-members $80

1 - 4 pm

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Most morning and afternoon camps can be paired for an all-day adventure. Creature Features 1st/2nd grade grads What do fish, birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians have in common? How are they different? Meet animals from each of these groups and find out what they might have in common with you. 06/24 – 06/28 M-F 9 am - 12:30 pm 08/05 – 08/09 M-F 9 am - 12:30 pm 08/19 – 08/23 M-F 9 am - 12:30 pm Members $135; Non-members $150

Wacky Wildlife 1st/2nd grade grads Wacky and weird is where it’s at! Which animals have the strangest adaptations for survival? You decide! 07/08 – 07/12 M-F 9 am - 12:30 pm 07/22 – 07/26 M-F 9 am - 12:30 pm Members $135; Non-members $150

Beastly Behaviors 1st/2nd grade grads Why do animal do what they do? A beastly behavior may seem bizarre, but it may be the difference between life and death. 06/24 – 06/28 M-F 1 - 4:30 pm 07/29 – 08/02 M-F 1 - 4:30 pm 08/19 – 08/23 M-F 1 - 4:30 pm Members $135; Non-members $150

Born to be Wild 1st/2nd grade grads What does it mean to be wild? Meet tigers, seals, eagles and more in the zoo, then take the adventure into the wilds of Point Defiance Park. 07/15 – 07/19 M-F 1 - 4:30 pm 08/05 – 08/09 M-F 1 - 4:30 pm Members $135; Non-members $150

Animal Athletes 1st/2nd grade grads Animals are amazing athletes – discover just how great they are, and how they compare to human athletes. 07/08 – 07/12 M-F 1 - 4:30 pm 07/22 – 07/26 M-F 1 - 4:30 pm 08/12 – 08/16 M-F 1 - 4:30 pm Members $135; Non-members $150

Happenin’ Habitats 1st/2nd grade grads What is a habitat? Take a journey around the world in the zoo to explore six different types of habitats and the animals that live there. 07/01 – 07/03 M-W 9 am - 4:30 pm Members $160; Non-members $175

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Most morning and afternoon camps can be paired for an all-day adventure. Excellent Ecosystems 3rd/4th grade grads Explore tropical rainforest, temperate forest, desert, tundra, and marine ecosystems and discover how animals survive in each. 07/15 – 07/19 M-F 9 am - 12:30 pm 07/29 - 08/02 M-F 9 am - 12:30 pm 08/12 - 08/16 M-F 9 am - 12:30 pm Members $135; Non-members $150

What’s for Dinner? 3rd/4th grade grads It’s an eat-or-be-eaten life in the wild. Discover the challenges of being a predator and the risks of being prey. Find out about food webs and how each organism has an important role to play. 06/24 - 06/28 M-F 9 am - 12:30 pm Members $135; Non-members $150

5th-7th GRADE GRADUATES Most morning and afternoon camps can be paired for an all-day adventure.

Investigating Invertebrates 3rd/4th grade grads Some animals do just fine without a spine. Discover some of the unique ways that jellyfish, octopuses, insects, spiders and crabs stay alive. 07/22 - 07/26 M-F 9 am - 12:30 pm Members $135; Non-members $150

Animal Grossology 3rd/4th grade grads Spend a week learning about the wacky, wild, crazy, yucky, and gross biology of the animal kingdom. 06/24 - 06/28 M-F 1 - 4:30 pm 07/29 - 08/02 M-F 1 - 4:30 pm Members $135; Non-members $150

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Wild Science 5th-7th grade grads Venture out into the field and the Zoo to practice scientific techniques for studying animals and their natural behaviors. Collect and view plankton, look for bald eagles, and learn about conservation. 07/08 - 07/12 M-F 9 am - 12:30 pm 08/05 - 08/09 M-F 9 am - 12:30 pm Members $135; Non-members $150

If I Ran the Zoo 5th-7th grade grads Discover how much fun (and work) running a zoo can be. Go on rounds, design an exhibit, and compete to create the best animal enrichment.

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07/15 - 07/19 M-F 1 - 4:30 pm 08/05 - 08/09 M-F 1 - 4:30 pm Members $135; Non-members $150

Wild Artist 5th-7th grade grads Art is wild! We’ll draw every day, learn new techniques, “capture” our favorite animals in artwork, and put on an art show. 08/12 - 08/16 M-F 1 - 4:30 pm Members $160; Non-members $175

Wild Photographer

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Learn how to take great digital pictures of animals. Enjoy special photo opportunities, make a mini-animal studio, and organize a photo show. Students must provide their own digital cameras, memory card(s), and batteries. 07/15 - 07/19 M-F 9 am - 12:30 pm 08/12 - 08/16 M-F 9 am - 12:30 pm Members $160; Non-members $175

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Keeper for a Week 8th-11th grade grads Scoop poop, prepare animal diets, and visit some behind the scenes areas as you discover all of the fun (and work) of life as a zookeeper. 08/05 - 08/09 M-F 9 am - 12:30 pm 08/19 – 08/23 M-F 9 am - 12:30 pm Members $160; Non-members $175

8th-11th GRADE GRADS Most morning and afternoon camps can be paired for an all-day adventure. Jr. Veterinarian 8th-11th grade grads Thinking of becoming a veterinarian or veterinary technician? Explore the medical side of the Zoo and learn what it takes to be a zoo doctor and how they take special care of the animals.

Wild Researcher 8th-11th grade grads Explore field biology by using the Zoo and Point Defiance Park as your personal laboratory. Learn scientific techniques, use modern technology to track species and practice observing and recording animal behavior at various exhibits. 06/24 - 06/28 M-F 1 - 4:30 pm 07/29 - 08/02 M-F 1 - 4:30 pm Members $160; Non-members $175

07/15 - 07/19 M-F 1 - 4:30 pm 08/05 - 08/09 M-F 1 - 4:30 pm Members $160; Non-members $175

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Teen Wild Photographer 8th-11th grade grads

Teen Wild Artist 8th-11th grade grads Art is wild! We’ll draw every day, learn new techniques, “capture” our favorite animals in artwork, and put on an art show.

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Learn how to take great digital photos through behind-the-scenes access and animal close encounters. Then participate in your own photo exhibition. Students must provide their own digital cameras, memory card(s) and batteries. 07/08 - 07/12 M-F 9 am - 12:30 pm 07/22 - 07/26 M-F 9 am - 12:30 pm Members $160; Non-members $175

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07/22 - 07/26 M-F 1 - 4:30 pm Members $160; Non-members $175

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Titlow Day Camps Norpoint Day Camps Wapato Exploration Camp

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Flowers and Fairies Ballet Camp Under the Sea Mermaid Camp Vampirina Ballet Camp Unicorn Wonderland Ballet Camp Frozen Summer Wonderland Ballet Camp StoryBook Theater: Robin Hood StoryBook Theater: Peter Pan Little Artist Camp Little Artist Camp Little Chef Camp Beats in the Heat Audio Recording Camp Mary Poppins Ballet and Jazz Camp Take a Chance and Dance! – Beyond Ballet Camp Hip Hoppin Dance Camp Junior Theatre Intensive Artist Adventures Camp Drawing, Painting and Sculpting Artist Camp Art School Camp Video Production /Acting for Film Camp One-Week Dance Intensive Senior Theater Intensive Teen Cuisine Camp Food Truck Camp Beats in the Heat Audio Recording Camp Puget Sound Brass Camp

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Evergreen Mountain Bike Camp Outdoor Adventure Camp Rock n’ Paddle Canoeing Camp Island Camp Camp Agua Backpacking Adventure Camp Kayaking Adventure Camp

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Bugs & Slugs Backyard Bird Buddies Pond Critters Tidepool Treasures Furry Friends Preschool Summer Camp Nature Detectives Science ROCKS! Habitat Heroes Nature Detectives Oceans of Fun Sow Many Gardens Wild Expressions Nature Adventure at Titlow Park Wild Expressions Nature Detectives Science ROCKS! Oceans of Fun Wildlife Biologist Camp

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Fort Nisqually Kit Camp Meadow Park Golf Course - Youth Golf Camp Fort Nisqually - History through the Arts Marina - Sails and Trails Camp Fort Nisqually - Camp Fort Nisqually

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Space Explorers Age of the Dinosaur Little Picassos Under the Sea STAR Chefs Bugs 101 Dr. Seuss Summertime Superheroes Imagination Station

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Tacoma Stars Soccer Camp Strikers and Goalie Camp SKYHAWKS Tennis Camp SKYHAWKS Lacrosse Camp SKYHAWKS Baseball Camp SKYHAWKS Multi-Sport Camp SKYHAWKS Flag Football Camp SKYHAWKS Volleyball Camp Rams Basketball Camp Tigers Basketball Camp Abes Basketball Camp Wilson Volleyball Camp Foss Volleyball Camp Mt Tahoma Volleyball Camp Foss Football Camp Abes Football Camp Parkour Camp Parkour Camp Advanced Soccer Camp Advanced Basketball Camp Advanced Football Camp

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SKYHAWKS Multi-Sport Mini-Hawk Camp All-Star Youth Sports Camp Basketball Camp Flag Football Camp Skateboarding Camp Soccer Camp Sports Mixer Cheerleading Camp All Star Youth Sports Camp Golf Camp

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Sharks and Friends Animal Homes Buggin’ Out Tidepool Boogie Fluffy Friends Movin’ and Groovin’ Animal ABCs Super Sea Stars Just Like Me Feeding Frency Things with Wings Zoomagination Fur, Feathers, Scales and Slime Ocean Commotion Creature Features Ocean Odyssey Wacky Wildlife Beastly Behaviors Born to be Wild Animal Athletes Happenin’ Habitats

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Excellent Ecosystems Investigating Invertebrates Animal Grossology Caring for Creatures What’s for Dinner? Marine Scene Wild Science If I Ran the Zoo Jr. Zookeeper Wild Artist Wild Photographer Ocean Explorers Jr. Veterinarian Wild Researcher Keeper for a Week Marine Biologist for a Week Teen Wild Photographer Teen Wild Artist

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