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Summer of Fun 2014 

Humboldt County has a wealth of organized summer activities for young people. Get out there and enjoy.

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Lynn Jones

Many of these activities require pre-registration and scholarships may be available – call for details.

General & Multi Activities

4-H SUMMER CAMP. Activities include tie-dying, zip lining, archery, swimming pool w/slide, team games, arts and crafts, s'mores, ice cream social and much more. Theme: Splash Zone. Where: Triumphant Life Camp (TLC). When: Sat., June 28 to Tues., July 1 (overnight camp). Cost: $80.00 (includes a t-shirt and sweatshirt). Who: Kids must be 9 and above to come without a parent, kids who are also enrolled in 4-H or plan to be enrolled prior to the start of camp Deadline: Thursday June 5th, late registration Thursday June 12th (late registration fees are $90.00). Contact: Sandy 445-7351 or Jessalynn 502-7500 for more information. Website: http://cehumboldt.ucanr.edu/4-H_Program_270/4-H_Summer_Camp_2011/ (has all the information and forms for signing up). (GMA-0828)

ARCATA CAMP COMBO. Register for mornings at Redwood Day Camp, Dance, Skate, or Theater Camps (9am-1pm), then choose from: Art, Young Creators Art, Pee Wee Sports, Young Explorers Science, Marsh Explorers Science, Adventure or Skate for the remainder of the day Ages: 5-14 years. When: June 16-Aug. 22, Mon-Fri, 8am-5:30pm Where: Various Camp Locations Cost: $125/week (non-residents add $10 per registration) Contact: 822-7091 Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec (GMA-0828)

ARCATA RECREATION DIVISION. Numerous classes and camps including sports, adventure, dance, science, art, skate, theater, gymnastics, exercise classes, drop-in sports and more. Ages: Toddlers to teens, depending on program. When, Where, Cost: Varies according to program. Contact: 822-7091. Website: cityofarcata.org/rec (GMA-0828)

BEGINNING STEEL DRUM WORKSHOP FOR ALL AGES. Sat., May 17, 10am-noon. Sat., June 7, 10am-noon $25, Sat., July 12, 10am-noon $25. Pan Arts Network, 1049 Samoa Blvd., Suite C, Foot of K St., Arcata. Contact: and registration info: 407-8998, info@panartsnetwork.com

BLUE LAKE DROP-IN RECREATION. Ages: All ages. When: Tues's and Thurs's., 7-9pm Where: Blue Lake Roller Rink, 312 S. Railroad Ave. Cost: Free to youth and teens. Sponsored by Blue Lake Teens for Change. Contact: Blue Lake Parks and Recreation, 668-5932. Website: bluelake.ca.gov (GMA-0828)

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF THE REDWOODS CLUB HOUSE. Club House will be open 11-5 pm Mon.-Fri. We will serve free lunch provided by the Food Bank from 11-12 pm. Our summer program will focus on health and life skills, fitness and nutrition, as well as, summer learning loss. Where: 3117 Prospect Ave. Eureka CA. 95503. Cost: $25 for existing members and $50 for new members. Contact: 442-9142 Website: bgcredwoods.org (GMA-0828)

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF THE REDWOODS TEEN CENTER. Teen Center will be open from 11-5pm, Mon.-Fri. We will serve free lunch provided by the Food Bank from 11-12 pm. Our summer program will focus on health and life skills, fitness and nutrition, as well as, summer learning loss. Where: 3015 J ST. Eureka. 95501 Cost: $25 for existing members and $50 for new members. Contact: 444-0184 Website: bgcredwoods.org (GMA-0828)

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF THE REDWOODS. Clubhouse drop-in program with arts and crafts, recreation, cooking, field trips. Supervised by staff. Ages: 6-12. When: Noon-5pm Mon.-Fri. Where: 3117 Prospect Ave., Eureka. Cost: Call for pricing. Contact: 442-9142. Website: bgcredwoods.org. (GMA-0828)

CAMP COOPER SUMMER DAY CAMP. Each week's activities are centered around different topics and themes including neighborhood heroes, travel, sports and water. Ages: 5-12. When: June 16-Aug. 8. Where: Cooper Gulch, 1720 10th St., Eureka. Cost: Free drop-in program. Waiver and release of liability forms required. Contact: 441-4240 Website: www.eurekaparksandrecreation.com (GMA-0828)

CAMP LIVING WATERS. Aug. 3-8, 2014. Ages 9-15. $175, scholarships available. Trained counselors, many activities. 50 minutes from Arcata. Contact: Susan Armstrong at 822-3279. (MGA-0828)

CAMP PERIGOT. Games, water day, skating, art, field trips, sports, theatre, cooking and more. Hot breakfast and lunch provided. Ages: 5-13. When: 9am-4pm Mon.-Fri., June 16-Aug. 22. Extended care available from 8-9am and 4-5pm Where: Perigot Park, Blue Lake. Cost: Resident Discount: $99/full-day/week, $58/half-day/week, $23/daily full day, $14 daily half-day. Non-resident: $114/full-day/week, $66/half-day/week, $26/daily full day, $16 daily half-day. Contact: Blue Lake Parks and Recreation, 668-5932. Website: bluelake.ca.gov (GMA-0828)

CAMP UNALAYEE. A backpacking summer camp in the Trinity Alps Wilderness. Ages: 10-17. When: 1st. Session: June 29-July 8,10-Day Intro. Program June 29-July 13,2nd Session: July 16-30, 3rd Session: Aug. 2-Aug. 16. Family Days: Aug. 18-22, CampU Weekend Aug. 22- Aug. 24. Where: Trinity Alps Wilderness (Mosquito Lake Basin) Cost: 10-days, $1550, 15-days, $1995, Family Days: Adult $440, 4-14 $200 Weekend: Adult $220, 4-14 $100. Financial assistance available for low and mid income families. We also offer counselor in training leadership training program for motivated 16 and 17 yr. olds. Contact: (650) 969-6313, office@gocampu.com Website: www.gocampu.com (GM-0828)

CHILDREN'S COOKING AROUND THE WORLD AT MISTWOOD MONTESSORI SCHOOL. Ages 3-7, June 30-July 11, Mon.-Fri., 9am-noon, $275. Children will explore our wonderful world while cooking recipes from different cultures. They will also have fun with global art projects, stories, and music. We will be "visiting" a different country each day with a traditional recipe to cook and eat! 1801 Tenth Street, Eureka, 95501, mistwood@sbcglobal.net, www.mistwoodmontessori.com, 444-8100. (GMA-0828)

DREAM QUEST TEEN & YOUTH CENTER. Includes Demonstration Permaculture Garden, Ballet, Music Lessons, Computer/Internet Lab, DQ Youth Drama Club, Media Projects, Free Lunch Program, Junior Golf, Swim Lessons, Outdoor Youth Empowerment, Free River Safety Day, Performing Arts Camp, Youth Enterprise and more. Ages: All ages. When: Ongoing, Mon.-Fri., 11am-7pm, Sat., 9am-5pm Where: 100 Country Club Drive., Willow Creek (next to Post Office). Cost: Call for pricing. Contact: (530) 629-3564. (GMA-0829)

F.U.N. PLAY CENTER. Safe place for families to meet while offering kids their first play experience. Ages: 0-5. When: Mon's. and Wed's., 9-11:30am (ongoing). Where: Adorni Center, Eureka. Cost: Free with donations accepted. Contact: 441-4374. Website: www.eurekaparksandrecreation.com (GMA-0828)

FORTUNA LIBRARY SUMMER READING PROGRAM. Prizes, movie night, crafts and a reading group. Ages: Children ages 0-11, Teens ages 12-19. When: June 10-Sept. 6. Where: Fortuna Library, 753 14th St. Cost: Free. Contact: 725-3460. Visit the library's Facebook page for further details. http://www.facebook.com/FortunaLibrary (GMA-0828)

FUENTE NUEVA SPANISH IMMERSION SUMMER CAMP. Culturally enriching summer program. Games, cooking, science, weekly themes, arts and crafts; all within a Spanish based setting. Ages: K-5th grade. When: June 23-Aug. 15, Mon.-Fri., 7:30am-5:30pm Where: Fuente Nueva Charter School, 1730 Janes Rd., Arcata. Cost: Call for Prices. Must register in advance, can pick up forms at FNCS. Contact: 822-3348, jvega@humboldt.k12.ca.us. (GMA-0828)

HSU ROBOT CAMP. June 16-20, 2014; 9am-3pm; For student in grades 6-8; $250, includes lunch. Registration opens May 19th through College of eLearning and Extended Education. 826-3731 or www.humboldt.edu/robots (GMA-0828)

INDIAN VALLEY SUMMER CAMP. Natural resource education through community collaborations. Outdoor day camp. Daily meals/transportation/hands-on activities included. Ages: Session 1: 11-16; Session 2: 8-10. When: Session 1: July 7-11; Session 2: July 14-25. Where: Hayfork, Trinity County. Cost: Free Contact: 407-5036. Website: thewatershedcenter.com. (GMA-0828)

KEET'S KIDS CLUB. Clips of PBS Kids, stories, art projects. Each family gets a free book! Ages: 2-8 When: Every first Sat. of the month, Noon-2pm Where: Morris Graves Museum of Art Youth Classroom Cost: Free Contact: Humboldt Arts Council 442-0278, ext. 202 Website: www.humboldtarts.org (GMA-0828)

KIDS' CAMP SUMMER DAY CAMP. Each day campers will get to choose between various activities including but not limited to active games and sports; arts and crafts; or drama and music. Ages: 6-12. When: June 16-Aug. 15. Where: McKinleyville Activity Center, 1705 Gwin Road. Cost: $25/day or $17/half day (non-residents add $1 per day). Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003. (GMA-0828)

LEADER IN TRAINING PROGRAM. Held in conjunction with City of Eureka Summer Day Camps. Offers teens opportunity for leadership and personal growth that will enhance college and job applications, teach valuable life skills and strengthen work ethic. Ages: Teens 13-17. When: June 16-Aug. 8. Applications due by May 30. Cost: $45/week Where: Camp Ryan, 1653 J St. and Camp Cooper, 1720 10th St., Eureka. Contact: 268-1844 Website: www.eurekaparksandrecreation.com (GMA-0828)

LEADER-IN-TRAINING (L.I.T.) PROGRAM. Gain real life work experience and leadership skills, all while having fun in the sun! LITs work with 4-14-year-olds helping to lead summer camp activities, field trips and more. Ages: 13-17 years. When: June 16-Aug. 22, Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm or half day from 8am-1pm/1p.m.-5p.m. Where: Various camp locations Cost: $10/week (add $1/week for non-resident) or $70/$77 (non-residents) for the whole summer Contact: 822-7091 Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec (GMA-0828)

LOLETA BOYS & GIRLS CLUB,. Each week's activities are centered around different topics and themes. Packed with an array of activities. Ages: 5-12. When: July 7-Aug. 1. Where: 700 Loleta Dr., Loleta Cost: $10 per week or 35 for all four weeks. Contact: 733-9593 (GMA-0828)

LOST COAST CAMP. Ropes challenge course, cooperative games, swimming, backpacking, arts and crafts time. Costume party. Ages: 5-15 depending on the session. When: Ranch and Wild Camp (ages 8-11) June 25-July 2; Makers Camp (ages 11-13) July 5-13; Explorers Day Camp (ages 5-7) July 7-11; River and Adventure Camp (ages 9-12) July 16-23; Teen Back Pack Trip (ages 13-15) July 19-26; . Where: Petrolia. Pickups available in northern and southern Humboldt. Cost: Varies per session. Many scholarships are available. Contact: Josie 629-3547 or Gaby 629-3656. Website: lostcoastcamp.org (GMA-0828)

MOUNT HERMON KIDDER CREEK CAMP. High-adventure program features rafting, horseback riding and high mountain adventures. Ages: Grades 2-12. When: Various sessions from June-Aug. Where: Kidder Creek, in Scott Valley near Yreka. Cost: Call for details. Contact: (831) 335-4466 or (888) 642-2677. Website: mounthermon.org. (GMA-0828)

MULTI-VENTURE TEEN CAMP. Exciting week of teambuilding activities, climbing on rock wall, surfing, kayaking, sailing and canoeing. Ages: 12-17. When: Mon.-Fri., July 7-11. Where: Center Activities at HSU, Ruth Lake. Cost: $315 ($295 when registering for more than one camp or family member). Contact: 826-3357. Website: humboldt.edu/centeractivities. (SAA-0828)

NORTH STAR QUEST CAMP. Adolescent girl campers sing songs, swim in the river and enjoy fun and enlightening workshops like swimming, belly dancing and women's health. Scholarships available. Ages: Grades 6-8. When: Camp 1: July 20-July 24; Camp 2: July 27- July 31. Where: Mattole Camp and Retreat Center, 36841 Mattole Road, Petrolia (Carpools arranged during registration process. Cost: $550 (no one turned away for lack of funds). Contact: 633-4522. Website: northstarquest.org. (GMA-0828)

PLAY GROUP. Ages: 0-5. When: Mon.s, Thu.s and Fri.s, 10am-12:30pm Where: Summer location TBD Cost: Free, $3 daily donation accepted. Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003. Website: http://mckinleyvillecsd.com (GMA-0828)

REDWOOD DAY CAMP. Games, art, field trips, swimming and more. Ages: 5-12. (5 yr. olds must be entering kindergarten in the fall) When: Full day 9am-5pm or half day 9am to 1pm Mon.-Fri., June 16-Aug. 22. Where: Redwood Park Lodge. Cost: $130 per week/$95 per week for half day. (Add $10 for non-resident.). Contact: Arcata Recreation Division 822-7091. Website: cityofarcata.org/rec (GMA-0828)

REDWOOD READING SOLUTIONS: INDIVIDUAL TUTORING, ASSESSMENT & CONSULTATION. Reading, writing and spelling intervention for struggling students or beginning readers. Sherry McCoy, M.A. Credentialed teacher, 25 yrs exp. sherry@redwoodreadingsolutions.com www.redwoodreadingsolutions.com 616-6564 (GMA-0828)

SUMMER FUN AND KIDDIE KAMP. Skating, movies, water day, field trips, games, arts and crafts. Ages: Graduating 1st through graduating 8th graders and Kiddie Kamp for ages 4-graduating kindergartners. When: 7:30am-5:30pm, Mon-Fri, June 16-Aug. 22, 2014. Where: Rohner Park, Fortuna. Cost: Kiddie Kamp: $120/week, $30/day, $20/half day. Summer Fun: $100/week, $25/day, $18/half day (7:30am-12:30pm or 12:30-5:30pm). Discounts for multiple sessions, siblings. Contact: Fortuna Parks and Recreation at 725-7620 (GMA-0828)

THE G.U.L.C.H. TEEN PROGRAM. Filmmaking, music production, disc golf, creative writing and more! All activities are supervised. Ages: Grades 6-12. When: Fri.s, Regular hours 6-9pm, summer hours June 20-Aug. 8, 4:30-7:30 P.M Cost: $5/visit; $40 for 10 visits Where: Cooper Gulch, 1720 10th St., Eureka Contact: 268-1844. Website: www.eurekaparksandrecreation.com (GMA-0828)

TRIUMPHANT LIFE CAMP. Faith-themed activities in the beautiful Larabee Valley and led by a dedicated staff: swimming, disc golf, river and nature hikes, group games, arts and crafts, basketball, softball, volleyball, and campfires. For those in 8th grade and above: paintball, climbing wall and zip line. Ages: Grades 4-12 depending on camp. When: 4pm Sun. to 4pm Fri. Grades 10-12, July 6-11 Grades 8-9, July 13-18 Grades 6-7, July 20-25 Grades 4-5, July 27-Aug. 1 Where: Triumphant Life Camp on Highway 36, 12 miles beyond Bridgeville. Cost: $250/$280 after May 30. Contact: 445-2267. Registration Forms Available at: tlc-camp.org (GMA-0828)

VBS FOR KIDS. Kids will be up to their elbows in farmin' fun as they explore one simple truth: Jesus will always love us. Ages: 5-12. When: Call for Dates. Where: Campbell Creek Connexion, 76 13th St., Arcata. Cost: Free. Contact: To register, Campbell Creek Connexion, 826-1000, myrnadipert@gmail.com. Website: www.campbellcreek.org (GMA-0828)

YMCA CAMP RAVENCLIFF. Beautiful, natural setting for summer and family camp. Ages: 7-13, 13-15 (Teen Camp). When: June 29-Aug. 3. Various camps. Where: Camp Ravencliff, Redway. Cost: Varies. See website. Contact: ymcaeastbay.org/register/ravencliff. (GMA-0828)

YOUTH DRIVEN SATURDAY NIGHTS. Open recreation program for youth. Various activity options, board games, gym games, Wii, music. Ages: Grades 6-12. When: Sat.s, 7-9:30pm Where: McKinleyville Activity Center, 1705 Gwin Road. Cost: Free. Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003. (GMA-0828)

YOUTH STEEL BAND. Learn to play the steel drums! June 5-26 $40, July 10-Aug 14 $60. Ages 10 and Up Thurs's. 4:30-5:30pm Pan Arts Network, 1049 Samoa Blvd., Suite C, Foot of KSt., Arcata. Contact: and registration info: 407-8998, info@panartsnetwork.com

Visual & Performing Arts

ART CAMP. Artists explore the visual arts, while discovering their own style. Ages: 7-14. When: 1-5pm Mon.-Fri., June 16-20, June 23-27,July 7-11, July 21-25, July 28-Aug 1, Aug 4-8. Where: Arcata Community Center's Teen Room, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. Cost: $95 weekly, $105 non-resident. Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091. Website: cityofarcata.org/rec (VPA-0828)

ART EXTRAVAGANZA AT MISTWOOD MONTESSORI SCHOOL. Ages 3-7, June 30-July 11, Mon.-Fri., 9am-noon, $275. Fun arts and crafts class to nurture creativity in children. Practice variety of fun projects from paper mache to painting, and art in many other mediums. 1801 Tenth St., Eureka 95501, mistwood@sbcglobal.net, www.mistwoodmontessori.com, 444-8100. (VPA-0828)

BACK TO BASICS SUMMER CAMPS. Nature inspired art, outdoor exploration and discovery at a child's pace held on the peaceful Redwood Roots Farm. When: June 23-Aug. 8 (no camp week of June 30-July 4 or July 21-25). Ages: 5 ½-7 Cost: $110 per week 8:30-4:30 or $120 per week 8:30-5:30. Contact: Lori Wyler (206) 650-2656, loriwyler@hotmail.com (VPA-0828)

Beach Party 2. For dancers with previous experience. two camps available. July 14-18, 10am-2pm, No Limits Dance Academy Arcata Studio, $120. July 28-Aug. 1, 10am-2pm, No Limits Dance Academy McKinleyville Studio, $120. For more details, call our office 825-0922 or visit the "Summer" page of our website nolimitstapandjazz.com. (VPA-0828)

BECOME AN UPGIRL!. Join our monthly Artist Collective for girls, ages 8-14, May 18, and June 15, a 2 hour class with Joyce Jonté, 1 p.m- 3pm, Fieldbrook Grange. $15 drop-in or $12 with membership, 30 spaces available. We look forward to creating with you! For more info visit www.upgirldesigns.com or to reserve your spot call Star 407-7310, email upgirldesigns@gmail. (VPA-0828)

Beginning Beach Dance Party. Ages 7-11, 2 camps available. July 14-18, 10am-2pm, No Limits Dance Academy, McKinleyville Studio, $120. July 28-Aug. 1, 10am-2pm, No Limits Dance Academy, Arcata Studio, $120. For more details, call our office 825-0922 or visit the "Summer" page of our website nolimitstapandjazz.com (VPA-0828)

BEGINNING CERAMICS FOR YOUTH. Play with clay! Basic information about clay and commonly used tools. Each week students will delve into a different construction process such as pinch pots, coils and slabs. Ages: 7-12. When: Call for Dates and Times Where: John Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J St., Eureka. Cost: $45 includes materials. Contact: 441-4244. (VPA-0828)

BREAK DANCE WITH HUMBOLDT ROCKERS. Weekly classes with Reckless Rex. Ages: 5-12. When: Wed., 4:30-5:30pm June and July. Where: Redwood Raks, 824 L St., Arcata. Cost: $10/class or $40 for 5 class pass. Contact: 832-3307 (VPA-0828)

CAMP RYAN SUMMER DAY CAMP. Each week's activities are centered around different topics and themes including neighborhood heroes, travel, sports and water. Packed with an array of activities. Ages: 5-12. When: June 16-Aug. 8. Registration begins June 2. Where: 1653 J St., Eureka. Cost: Varies. Call for cost. Contact: 441-4240 Website: www.eurekaparksandrecreation.com (GMA-0828)

CAMP SCRAP. An environmental arts camp, exploring creative reuse of discarded materials in the world around us. The camp is for kids who love inventing, making and bringing creative ideas to life. Ages: 5-17. When: June 16-20, ages 7-9; June 23-27, ages 10-14; July 7-9, ages 5-6; July 21-25, 14 years + up; July 28-Aug. 1, ages 7-9. Time: 9am-12:30pm Call 822-2452 or visit www.scraphumboldt.org/programs/camp for more information. (VPA-0828)

CERAMICS FOR YOUNGER KIDS. Children will have a great time creating with clay. They will make one to two pieces per week and each project is designed to bring out their creativity. Ages: 4-7. When: 5 weeks, Sat.s, June 7-July 5 and July 26-Aug 23. 9:30-11am Where: The Fire Arts Center, 520 South G St., Arcata. Cost: $75 per session. Contact: 826-1445 Website: www.fireartsarcata.com (VPA-0828)

COOKING CAMP FOR ASPIRING YOUNG CHEFS. Ages: Kids entering grades 4-6 When: Noon-3:30pm June 23-27 Where: J Street Gym, First Covenant Church, 2500 J Street, Eureka Cost: $35.00 (includes lunch and supplies) Contact: 443-2957 or 442-6774 (registration form will be sent to you) (VPA-0828)

CREATIVE DANCE ARTS CAMP. Creative problem-solving, dance, theater games, visual art and more. Hosted by Shoshanna and Stephanie Silvia. Move, dance, create! Ages: 5-12. When: July 28-Aug 1 and Aug 4-8, half and full day options. Where: Redwood Raks, 824 L St., Arcata. Cost: $110 half day/$160 full day Contact: 616-6876 Website: www.redwoodraks.com/camp (VPA-0828)

DANCE CAMP. Learn the latest dance moves and experiment with a variety of dance styles. Each week culminates with a Fri. all-camp performance. Open to dancers of all levels, no experience required. Ages: 4-9. When: 9am-1pm Mon.-Fri., June 16-20 (Ages 7-9) for Jazz, June 23-27 (Ages 7-9) for hip hop/street jazz, June 30-July 3 (Ages 4-6) for ballet, July 7-11 (Ages 4-6) for hip hop/street jazz, Aug. 4-8 (Ages 7-9) for world dance, Aug. 11-15 (Ages 4-6) for world dance. Where: Redwood Lounge in Redwood Park and Arcata Community Center Gymnastics Room (varies per week). Cost: $95 weekly, $105 non-resident. Extended care hours are offered with drop-off as early as 8am for no additional charge. Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091. (VPA-0828)

DANCE SCENE- DANCE CAMP. Ballet, Hip Hop, Musical Theater, Yoga, Crafts, Jazz, Rhythm Exercises, Pilates, and choreography workshops, culminating in a performance! Ages: 7-15. When: Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm July 14-July 18 Where: The Dance Scene Studio, 1011 H St. Eureka. Cost: Half day-$35/day, Full day $50, 1 week-$200 Contact: The Dance Scene Studio 502-2188. Email: dancescenestudio@gmail.com DanceEureka.com (VPA-0828)

DANCE-FIT. Dance, aerobics and strength training all in one class! Mon., Wed., and Fri., 9-10am First Class is free. Drop in for $5 per class or 14 classes for $55. No Limits Tap and Jazz Studio, corner of 10th and K St., Arcata. Call for more information 825-0922. (VPA-0828)

FAIRY CAMP. 4 day camp exploring the whimsical world of fairies with Shoshanna! Dance, crafts, tea parties, games, dress-up, more. Ages: 5-10. When: June 30-July 3, half day Where: Redwood Raks, 824 L St., Arcata. Cost: $110 Contact: 616-6876 Website: www.redwoodraks.com/camp (VPA-0828)

FAMILY ARTS DAY. Enjoy family friendly performances and hands on art projects for kids. Ages: Children and families. When: Second Sat. of every month. 2-4pm Where: Morris Graves Museum, 636 F St., Eureka. Cost: Free to MGMA members and children 17 and under, $5 Adults, $2 Seniors/Students with ID Contact: Humboldt Arts Council, 442-0278 x202. Website: www.humboldtarts.org (VPA-0828)

FELT WORKS. Learn wet and needle felting techniques while creating many fun and useful projects and gifts. When: June 16-19, and July 28-31 Time: 9am-noon. Cost: $85 4 day camp session, (3 hours per day) Ages: 7-17. Where: Origin Design Lab, 621 Third St., Old Town Eureka. Contact: 497-6237, origindesignlab@gmail.com. Website: www.origindesignlab.com (VPA-0828)

FREE TEEN PROGRAMS IN FORTUNA. Drawing, painting, mask making, and more. Every Thursday 4:30-6:00 at Fortuna United Methodist classroom at 9th and N St. , Fortuna. A DreamMaker program of the Ink People Center for the Arts (VPA-0828)GUITAR, VOICE & PIANO LESSONS. All ages, beginning and intermediate. Ages: All ages. When: Ongoing, call for times. Where: Call for location. Contact: Seabury Gould, 444-8507. (VPA-0828)

LEATHER CRAFT CAMP. Create craft leather accessories including a belt bag, key chain, leather bracelet and earrings. Skills learned include whip stitching, branding, painting, riveting, punching, letter pressing and embellishing. Dates: July 21-24, Aug 11-14, Aug 25-28. Time: 1:30-4:30pm Where: Origin Design Lab, 621 Third St., Old Town Eureka. Cost: $95 4 day camp session, (3 hours per day) 7-17. Contact: 497-6237, origindesignlab@gmail.com. Website: www.origindesignlab.com (VPA-0828)

MARZ YOUTH PROGRAM. Summer youth project with recording, design and music studio space. Ages: 13-22 When: Tue.-Fri., June 1-Sept. 1, noon-6pm Where: 517 Third St., Wuite 38, Eureka. Cost: Free. Contact: 442-8413 (GMA-0828)

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT. Fun and movement abound for the tiniest of dancers. Watch your children use their imaginations as they develop motor skills, body awareness, concentration and creativity. Ages: 1-5. When: Sat.s, June 7-28, Sept. 6-27, 9:30-10:15am Where: John Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J St., Eureka. Cost: $25. Contact: 441-4244. Website: www.eurekaparksandrecreation.com (VPA-0828)

MUSIC LESSONS. Piano, Guitar, Voice, Flute, etc. Piano tuning, Instrument repair. Digital multi-track recording. 476-9239 (VPA-0828)

NORTH COAST DANCE SUMMER INTENSIVE. For serious dancers 13 and up. Ages 13 plus. July 28-Aug. 8. North Coast Dance, 426 F St., Eureka. $150/week (+ $10 for a T-Shirt!) Contact: 442-7779. northcoastdance.org (VPA-0828)

NORTH COAST DANCE: PASSPORT TO DANCE. Featuring, hip hop, jazz, hula, bollywood, ballet, modern, line dancing, belly dance and more. Ages 5-9 (session 1), 10-13 (session 2), June 23-27 (session 1), June 30-July 3 (session 2). Camps are half-day. North Coast Dance, 426 F St., Eureka. $99/week (+ $10 for a T-Shirt!) 442-7779. northcoastdance.org (VPA-0828)

PAGEANT ON THE PLAZA. A wild 2 week adventure into outdoor performance for kids. Story creation, music, stilt-walking, giant puppet making and creating a show to perform at July 12 Farmer's Market and at the Annie and Day Festival. Ages: 10-16. When: June 30-July 13. Where: Arcata Playhouse. Cost: $400 ($350 if signed up by June 10). Contact: 822-1575. (VPA-0828)

PIANO FOR ALL. Traditional methods are utilized to gain skills in reading and performing music in the genres of rock, pop, gospel, and jazz. Ages: 4 and older When: June 3-26, July 8-31, Aug 5 -28 (4 week sessions meeting once per week) Where: Arcata Community Center Senior Room. Cost: 30 mins. $40 per session/$50 non-residents. $50 mins, $60 per session/$70 non-residents. A supply fee of $7 will be paid directly to the instructor. Try a class with advanced sign-up $10/$11 non-residents. (VPA-0828)

PIANO LESSONS BEGINNING TO ADVANCED ALL AGES. 30 years joyful experience teaching all piano styles. Julliard trained, remote lessons available. Nationally Certified Piano Teacher. Humboldtpianostudios.com 502-9469 (VPA-0828)

PIANO LESSONS. Judith Louise teaches children 5 and up, beginners to intermediate, 20 years experience. See her ad on craigslist. Ages: 5 and up When: Individual lessons, Sunday and weekday afternoons Where: Redwood Music Mart, 511 F St., Eureka Contact: Judith Louise, 476-8919 (VPA-0828)

PRESCHOOL VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS SUMMER CAMP. Strongbridge Montessori School offering two three-week summer camps Ages 3-5 yrs. old. Session 1: visual arts, including materials and supplies. Session 2: performing arts, includes materials and supplies. When: 9am-3pm and half day sessions are available, Session 1 (visual arts) July 7-25; Session 2 (performing arts) Aug. 4-22. Where: Strongbridge Montessori School, 4700 Valley East Blvd., Arcata. Cost: Half day session $330, Full day $600 session, all inclusive. Class size limited to 12. Contact: 845-5173. Website: strongbridgemontessori.org. (VPA-0828)

PRINCESSES & PIRATES BEACH DANCE PARTY 1. July 7-11, ages 3 and 4, 10am-12pm No Limits Dance Academy, McKinleyville Studio, $75. Ages 5 and 6, 10am-1pm, No Limits Dance Academy, Arcata Studio, $95. For more details, call our office 825-0922 or visit the "Summer" page of our website nolimitstapandjazz.com (VPA-0828)

PRINCESSES & PIRATES BEACH DANCE PARTY 2. July 21-25, ages 3 and 4, 10am-12pm, No Limits Dance Academy, Arcata Studio, $75. Ages 5 and 6, 10am-12pm, No Limits Dance Academy, McKinleyville Studio, $95. For more details, call our office 825-0922 or visit the "Summer" page of our website nolimitstapandjazz.com (VPA-0828)

PRIVATE MUSIC LESSONS. Flute, Trumpet, Clarinet, Sax, Euphonium, Oboe, Bassoon. Call for Lessons. Ages: All ages, all levels. When: Lessons by appointment. Where: Call for location Contact: Joyce Carter 498-4611 (VPA-0828)

ROCKIN' IN THE REDWOODS. Get your grove on and let the redwood forest serve as the dance floor as you rock out to the sounds of Taxi, Humboldt County's Best Dance Band, in a unique outdoor concert experience. Ages: All ages. When: Sat., July 26, 2-5pm Where: Sequoia Park, 3550 W St., Eureka. Cost: Free Contact: 441-4244. (VPA-0828)

SEQUOIA CHAMBER MUSIC WORKSHOP. Study and perform at least four different works with four different chamber groups. Ages: 12-20. When: Session 1: June 15-21. Where: HSU Campus. Cost: $415. Scholarships and financial aid available. Housing available for additional cost. Contact: Daniela Mineva, 826-5443, sequoia@humboldt.edu. Website: sequoiachambermusic.org. (VPA-0828)

SEWING CAMP I. Kids will learn the basics of machine and hand sewing while creating a variety of fun projects like tote bags, pillow cases, basic zipper pouch, drawstring backpack, potholders and aprons. Cost: $85 4 day camp session, (3 hours per day) Ages: 7-17. Dates: June 16-19, 1:30-4:30pm July 7-10, Aug 11-14 9am-noon. Where: Origin Design Lab, 621 Third St., Old Town Eureka. Contact: 497-6237, origindesignlab@gmail.com. Website: www.origindesignlab.com (VPA-0828)

SEWING CAMP II. This class is designed for students that have already taken our sewing camp 1. This class will learn basic clothing construction with patterns, while adding techniques like casings, elastic, fastenings, ruffles. Projects skirts, tee shirts, pajamas, hats, Cost: $85 4 day camp session, (3 hours per day) Ages: 7-17. Dates: June 23-26, July 21-24, 9am-noon. Aug 18-21, 1:30-4:30pm Where: Origin Design Lab, 621 Third St., Old Town Eureka. Contact: 497-6237, origindesignlab@gmail.com. Website: www.origindesignlab.com (VPA-0828)

SEWING CAMP: SEWING MADE FUN FOR KIDS. Ages: Kids entering grades 4-6 When: Noon-3:30pm June 23-27 Where: J Street Gym, First Covenant Church, 2500 J Street, Eureka Cost: $35.00 (includes lunch and supplies) Contact: 443-2957 or 442-6774 (registration form will be sent to you) (VPA-0828)

SHOSHANNA'S BELLY DANCE CAMP. Dance technique in traditional and fusion styles, drumming, costumes, props, more! Ages: 8-17 When: July 7-11, half day Where: Redwood Raks, 824 L St., Arcata. Cost: $95 Contact: 616-6876 Website: www.redwoodraks.com/camp (VPA-0828)

SPICE IT UP. Constructing embellishments using handwork techniques including embroidery, applique, patches, beading, felting and crochet. Techniques can be used directly on clothing or decorate items. When: July 14-17, Aug. 4-7, 9am-noon. Cost: $85 for 4 day camp session, (3 hours per day) Ages: 7-17. Where: Origin Design Lab, 621 Third St., Old Town Eureka. Contact: 497-6237, origindesignlab@gmail.com. Website: www.origindesignlab.com (VPA-0828)

SUMMER ART CAMP AT THE MORRIS GRAVES MUSEUM OF ART. Hands on art classes for youth inspired by current art exhibitions at the Museum. Level 1: Ages 5-7 Level 2: Ages 8-12 When: Session 1: "Media Exploration" June 23-27; Session 2: "Landscapes" July 7-12; Session 3: "Open Country" Aug. 4- 8 Where: Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F. St., Eureka. Cost: $90/session, $85/Current HAC Members. Contact: Humboldt Arts Council 442-0278 x202. Website: www.humboldtarts.org. (VPA-0828)

SUMMER DANCE CAMP AT TRILLIUM DANCE STUDIOS. Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop, Pilates, Tap, Latin Dance, plus a choreography workshop culminating in a performance! Ages: 4 and up. When: Week 1: July 28-Aug. 1, Week 2: Aug. 4-8. Where: Trillium Dance Studios 855 8th Street, Arcata Contact: Trillium Dance Studios 822-8408. Email: info@trilliumdance.com (VPA-0828)

SUMMER YOUTH WORKSHOPS AT THE ARCATA PLAYHOUSE. Theater workshops offered at the Arcata Playhouse. Ages: 7-10 and 11-14. When: June 23-27. Ages 7-10: Clowning for Kids and Fantastic Fairy Tales. Ages 11-14: Improv in Action and Commedia and mask performance. Where: Arcata Playhouse. Cost: $100 for one class, $75 for a second class. Contact: 822-1575. (VPA-0828)

TEEN BELLY DANCE WITH SHOSHANNA. Beginning and Intermediate classes with Shoshanna. $100 teen summer special includes all classes June-Aug. and a jingly hip scarf. Ages: 12 and up. When: Beg. Mon. 5:30-7:00pm, Int. Wed. 5:30-7:00pm Where: Redwood Raks, 824 L St., Arcata. Cost: $10/class or Special Teen Pass $100 summer pass. Contact: 616-6876 Website: www.shoshannaland.com (VPA-0828)

THE UPPER STUDIO SUMMER DANCE CAMPS. Guest teachers Robert Dekkers and Aaron Perlsetin from San Francisco will join the faculty for the summer session. The classes being offered are classical ballet, Pointe, Character, Contemporary the five week session will end with an in studio performance. Ages: 5-10. When: June 30-Aug. 1 Where: The Upper Studio, 2212 Jacoby Creek Road. Cost: Please call for pricing and level placement, registration has begun. Contact: (360) 791-4817 or visit our Facebook page. (VPA-0828)

THEATRE CAMP. Have a blast telling stories, playing theater games and learning about all the many kinds of fun things to do with stagecraft all out in the fresh air of the redwoods Ages: 9-14 When:9:00am-1pm, July 7-11, July 14-18,July 21-25, July 28-Aug 1, Where: Redwood Lounge in Redwood Park Cost: $95per week/$105 non-residents. Contact: 822-7091. Website: cityofarcata.org/rec (VPA-0828)

TINY TUTUS-BEGINNING BALLET I. Explore music using movement and motion. Agility, grace, coordination, movement and rhythm improve strength while providing the nurturing atmosphere to learn the discipline required. Ages: 4-7. When: Tues's., Sept. 2-23, 6-6:45pm Where: John Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J St., Eureka. Cost: $25 Contact: 441-4244. Website: www.eurekaparksandrecreation.com (VPA-0828)

TINY TUTUS-BEGINNING BALLET II. Learn ballet terminology and reinforce concepts learned in Ballet I. More complex combinations are given as students progress which will apply to a recital at the end of class. Previous ballet experience recommended. Ages: 6-9. When: Wed's., Aug. 27-Oct. 1, 6-6:45pm Where: John Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J St., Eureka. Cost: $35 Contact: 441-4244. Website: www.eurekaparksandrecreation.com (VPA-0828)

TRINITY BALLET ACADEMY SUMMER SESSIONS. Full schedule of ballet classes from "TuTu" toddlers for very young children to partnering and choreography workshops for more advanced students. Ages: 3 and up. When: Summer sessions begin July 11. Where: 1981 Central Ave., McKinleyville. (Also ask about our ballet classes in Fortuna). Cost: Call for pricing. Contact: 839-1816. (VPA-0828)

UP-CYCLE I SEW EASY. Students will reuse and recreate using old garments from their closet and turn them into works of wearable art. Students will explore clothing deconstruction, fabric dyeing, screen printing and embellishing using buttons, trim, sequins and much more. Sewing machine skills are not needed for this class. Cost: $85 4 day camp session, (3 hours per day) Ages: 7-17. Dates: June 23-26, July 7-10 1:30-4:30, July 28-31. Time: 1:30-4:30pm Where: Origin Design Lab, 621 Third St., Old Town Eureka. Contact: 497-6237, origindesignlab@gmail.com. Website: www.origindesignlab.com (VPA-0828)

UP-CYCLE II SEW COOL. Using the sewing machine, students will reuse and recreate a pillow case, a button up shirt and a pair of denim jeans into a variety of garments and accessories. Students will also be dip dyeing, screen printing and embellishing. Beginning sewing is required and Upcycle 1 is recommended. Cost: $85 4 day camp session, (3 hours per day) Ages: 7-17. When: June 30-July 3, July 14-17 1:30, Aug 4-7. Time: 1:30-4:30pm Where: Origin Design Lab, 621 Third St., Old Town Eureka. Contact: 497-6237, origindesignlab@gmail.com. Website: www.origindesignlab.com (VPA-0828)

VOCAL INSTRUCTION. Expand vocal range, vocal agility/inflection, improve intonation/time, mic technique. When: Ongoing. Cost: Call for prices. Contact: Lin McPhillips 822-5235. (VPA-0828)

WORLD DANCE CAMP. Explore dance forms from around the world including Aztec, Hip Hop, Yoga, Belly Dancing, Jazz, Merengue, Irish and more! Ages: 5-12. When: Aug 11-15, half and full day options. Where: Redwood Raks, 824 L St., Arcata. Cost: $125 half day/$160 full day Contact: 616-6876 Website: www.redwoodraks.com/camp (VPA-0828)

YARN SUMMER CRAFT CAMPS. Ages: 6-12. When: Fiber Crafts July 7-11, Nature Crafts July 21-25. Mon.-Fri., 9am-2pm Where: Redwood Coast Montessori School at the Manila Community Center. Cost: $125 with a $10 discount for siblings. Contact: Yarn, 443-9276. (VPA-0828)

YARNIA. Handwork techniques and projects that incorporate yarn including crochet, crafting pom-poms, Tassels, weaving, needlepoint. When: June 30-July 3. When: 9am-noon. Cost: $85 for 4 day camp session, (3 hours per day) Ages: 7-17. Where: Origin Design Lab, 621 Third St., Old Town Eureka. Contact: 497-6237, origindesignlab@gmail.com. Website: www.origindesignlab.com (VPA-0828)

YOUNG CREATORS ART CAMP. Young aspiring artists play games and activities with focus on art projects. Ages: 4-6. When: 1-5pm Mon.-Fri., June 30-July 3, July 14-18, Aug 11-15, Where: Arcata Community Center's Teen Room, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. Cost: $95 weekly, $105 non-resident. Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091. Website: cityofarcata.org/rec (VPA-0828)

ZUMBA IN THE PARK. Come out, get fit and have fun with the Zumba Party! There will be a free raffle and community resource fair. All participants will need to fill out a waiver prior to participation. Ages: All ages. When: Sat., July 26. Kids Zumba is 12:30-12:50pm and all ages Zumba from 1-2pm Where: Sequoia Park, Eureka. Cost: Free. Contact: 441-4244. Website: www.eurekaparksandrecreation.com (VPA-0828)

Nature & Science

COASTAL CONNECTIONS I. While exploring diverse coastal habitats, participants will learn about the animals and plants that live there through games, songs, and hands-on exploration. Ages: 5-8. When: July 28-Aug 1, 9am-1pm Where: Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, 220 Stamps Ln., Manila. Cost:$75 members/$95 non-members. Scholarships available. Contact: Friends of the Dunes, 444-1397. (NS-0828)

COASTAL CONNECTIONS II. Kids will explore coastal habitats including beach, dunes, wetlands and coastal forest while learning about the plants and animals that live there. Ages: 9-12. When: July 14-18, 10am-4pm Where: Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, 220 Stamps Ln., Manila. Cost:$125 members/$150. Contact: Friends of the Dunes, 444-1397. (NS-0828)

CUB CLUB ANIMAL STORIES. Every animal at the Zoo has a story to tell. How did they get here? What can they teach us? Join us for Animal Stories where we will play games, make sock puppets, hear zoo animal stories and learn animal tales from across the globe. If you love animals, stories and fun, this is the camp for you! Ages: 5-7. When: July 28- Aug. 1, 9am-Noon. Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. Cost: $80 with 10% discount for Zoo Members. Limited scholarships available. Contact: 441-4217, education@sequoiaparkzoo.net. (NS-0828)

CUB CLUB GLOBE TROTTERS. Do you like to travel? Lots of animals do! During Globe Trotters week we explore the fascinating ways that animals move from one place to another. We'll hop, jump, and leap like the animals do and go on an exciting scavenger hunt around the Zoo. Pack your bags for this wild adventure! Ages: 5-7. When: July 14-18, 9am-Noon. Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. Cost: $80 with 10% discount for Zoo Members. Limited scholarships available. Contact: 441-4217, education@sequoiaparkzoo.net. (NS-0828)

CUB CLUB WATERSHED HEROES UNITE. Let's be Watershed Heroes! Check out the Zoo's new exhibit with salmon, river otter and bald eagle. We will explore their habitats, learn about how the keepers care for them, try out the new Learning Lab and learn how to be SUPER Watershed Heroes! Ages: 5-7. When: Aug 11-15, 9am-Noon. Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. Cost: $80 with 10% discount for Zoo Members. Limited scholarships available. Contact: 441-4217, education@sequoiaparkzoo.net. (NS-0828)

GOING ON SAFARI AT MISTWOOD MONTESSORI SCHOOL. Ages 3-7, July 14-July 25, Mon.-Fri., 9am-noon, $290. In African Safari, children will study Safari Animals. A fun way for children to learn more about animals, travel, and nature! 1801 Tenth St., Eureka, 95501. mistwood@sbcglobal.net, www.mistwoodmontessori.com, 444-8100. (NS-0828)

JR. ZOOKEEPERS ANIMAL TAILS. Everybody has a story to tell. Join us for Animal Tales — hear zoo animal stories, learn myths from across the globe and even tell a few tall tales of our own! Get ready for the first ever Zoofari "choose your own" Adventure. What is your story to tell? Ages: 8-11. When: July 21- 25, 1-4pm Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. Cost: $80 with 10% discount for Zoo Members. Limited scholarships available. Contact: 441-4217, education@sequoiaparkzoo.net. (NS-0828)

JR. ZOOKEEPERS AROUND THE WORLD. Do you like to travel? Lots of animals do and in some pretty incredible ways! Around the World explores the fascinating ways that animals travel, migrate, navigate and move. We will go on scavenger hunts, quests and migrations of our own. Don't forget to pack your bags and bring along your zoo passport! Ages: 8-11. When: July 21- 25, 9am-Noon. Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. Cost: $80 with 10% discount for Zoo Members. Limited scholarships available. Contact: 441-4217, education@sequoiaparkzoo.net. (NS-0828)

JR. ZOOKEEPERS EVEN GROSSER GROSSOLOGY. If you thought last year's Grossology was gross, this year will be even grosser. Animals that puke to gross-away their predators? Insects that roll poop to attract a female? A deer that licks its eye to scent mark with its eye musk? How could things get any grosser? Come find out at Even Grosser Grossology! Ages: 8-11. When: Aug. 4-8, 1-4pm Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. Cost: $80 with 10% discount for Zoo Members. Limited scholarships available. Contact: 441-4217, education@sequoiaparkzoo.net. (NS-0828)

JR. ZOOKEEPERS FROM AXOLOTL TO ZORRO. Hola amigos! Let's take an A-Z Animal Adventure South of the Border. While we take a wildlife safari through Mexico, Central and South America, we will meet many of the Zoo's animal ambassadors and their neighbors. Join us for this wild adventure through underground rivers, caves, tropical rainforests, lake bottoms, the Galapagos Islands, Patagonia and more! Ages: 8-11. When: July 7-11, 9am-Noon. Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. Cost: $80 with 10% discount for Zoo Members. Limited scholarships available. Contact: 441-4217, education@sequoiaparkzoo.net. (NS-0828)

JR. ZOOKEEPERS WATERSHED HEROES IN ACTION. Let's explore the new zoo exhibit and become Watershed Heroes! We will meet the Zoo's new animal ambassadors — salmon, river otter and bald eagle. Junior Zookeepers will get special behind the scene tours, learn how keepers care for the new animals and make special treats for the river otters. This camp will also be the first to experience the new Learning Lab! Ages: 8-11. When: Aug. 4-8, 9am-Noon. Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. Cost: $80 with 10% discount for Zoo Members. Limited scholarships available. Contact: 441-4217, education@sequoiaparkzoo.net. (NS-0828)

MARSH EXPLORERS CAMPs. Investigate the natural world with weekly experiments, individual projects and engaging science learning. Ages: 7-9 When: 1-5pm, Mon.-Fri. June 16-20, June 30-July 3, July 14-18, and Aug. 11-15. Where: Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center. Cost: $90 per week/$100 non-resident. Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091. Website: cityofarcata.org/rec (NS-0828)

ON THE FARM AT MISTWOOD MONTESSORI SCHOOL. Ages 3-7, July 11-July 25, Mon.-Fri., 9am-noon, $290. This fun theme will explore farming in a variety of lessons, including basic animal information, raising animals, and sourcing food such as milk and butter from farm animals. 1801 Tenth St., Eureka, 95501. mistwood@sbcglobal.net, www.mistwoodmontessori.com, 444-8100. (NS-0828)

PAL CAMP. Eight week-long day camps featuring a new theme each week and hands-on exploration of the natural world. Themes include Mad Scientist, Let's See What's Cooking, Wild Inspirations and more. Ages: 5-12 (campers) 13-17 (junior campers). When: 9:00am-3:30pm (extended care available for additional cost) Mon.-Wed. and Fri., 1-8:30pm on Thu., June 16-Aug. 15. Where: 1 Pacific Lumber Camp Road, Freshwater. Cost: $150 per week (campers), $50 per week (junior counselors). Contact: 443-9694. Website: discovery-museum.org. (NS-0828)

WILD NIGHTS. When the Eureka sun goes down, the wild nights come calling! This unique outdoor evening adventure uncovers local nocturnal wildlife, such as bats, amphibians and more. Wear comfortable shoes and dress in layers. A flashlight or headlamp is recommended. All youth must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Ages: All ages. When: June 12, July 10, Aug. 14 and Sept. 11, 7-8pm Where: Sequoia Park Gazebo, 3550 W St., Eureka. Cost: Kids free, adults $2. Contact: 441-4244. Website: www.eurekaparksandrecreation.com (NS-0828)

YOUNG EXPLORERS SCIENCE CAMP. Investigate the natural world with weekly experiments, individual projects and engaging science learning. Ages: 4-6 When: 1-5pm, Mon.-Fri. June 23-27, July 14-18, Aug 11-15 Where: Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center. Cost: $95per week/$105 non-resident. Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091. Website: cityofarcata.org/rec (NS-0828)

Sports, Athletics & Adventure

14TH ANNUAL MOONSTONE BEACH SURFCAMP. Water enthusiasts of all levels will enjoyably learn the aquatic skill necessary for all types of surfing while being immersed in lifeguard water safety, surf etiquette and beach and ocean awareness. Ages: 8 and up. When: Four sessions, June 23-27, July 7-11, July 21-25, Aug. 4-8 Where: Moonstone Beach. Cost: $195 for a full four-day session. Contact: 822-5099. Website: moonstonebeachsurfcamp.com. (SAA-0828)

ADVENTURE CAMP. A camp designed for the adventure seeker to gain outdoor adventure skills to apply on your lifelong adventures. Explore the Arcata Community Forest, develop expertise in navigating our North Coast Environment. Ages: 10-14. When: 1-5pm Mon.-Fri., June 16-20, June 30-July 3, July 14-18, Aug. 11-15, Aug. 18-22. Where: Redwood Park. Cost: $95/$105 nonresident. Contact: Arcata Recreation Division 822-7091. Website: cityofarcata.org/rec. (SAA-0828)

ADVENTURE WEEK. Week of activities: Rock climbing, whitewater rafting, hiking. Ages: 11-18. When: July-Aug. Other sessions TBA. Where: Pristine wilderness lakes. Cost: $375. Contact: 496-9415. Website: redwoodcoast.org (SAA-0828)

AQUATICS CAMP. Get ready for one of the most well-known summer camps in Humboldt County! This camp offers a variety of aquatic skills for campers of all skill levels. Campers can look forward to many exciting activities, including flatwater kayaking, canoeing, surfing, stand up paddling and sailing! Our caring and supportive staff also teaches water safety, environmental education and promotes positive group development. Session I: June 23-27 Session II: July 14-18 Program Fee: $285 *enquire about daily rates Discount Program Fee: $265 for the full week when registering a participant for more than one camp, or if registering more than one family member! Program Fee Includes: Camp staff, transportation, aquatic equipment, daily snacks and food for the camp out beginning with Thursday's dinner. Age Limit: 10-14 years old (SAA-0828)

ARCATA COMMUNITY POOL. Swim, kayak lessons, recreation, lap swimming, group lessons. Ages: 6 months and up. When: Summer schedule June 16-Aug. 22, 1-4pm Where: Arcata Community Pool, 1150 16th St. Cost: General admission $7 adult, $4.50 youth (under 18), 3 and under free with paying adult. Contact: 822-6801. Website: arcatapool.com. (SAA-0828)

BASKETBALL JONES HOOP CAMPS. Basketball day camp. Ages: 6-16. When: 8am-4pm Session 1: June 16-20 (ages 9-16); Session 2: Aug. 18-22 (ages 6-15). Where: Session 1: Freshwater Elementary; Session 2: McKinleyville Activity Center. Cost: $250 per week. Contact: Basketball Jones Camp, (831) 634-0878. Website: basketballjonescamps.com. (SAA-0828)

Beau Pre Junior Golf Program. For all playing abilities. It's that time of year to work on your game, or for those who have never played to get started. Ages: 5-17. When: June 17, 18, 19. Tues's. June 24-July 29 Range Practice and on course play. Season ending tournament Aug. 5, 1-4 p.m Where: Beau Pre Golf Course. Cost: $50 or $150 includes new set of Jr. Clubs and 8 week Clinic Program (SAA-0828)

BLUE LAKE ROLLER SKATING RINK. Drop-in roller skating and public and private birthday parties. Ages: All ages welcome. When: Sat's. 6:30-9:30pm, Sun's., 2-5pm, Adult skate second Sun. of every month 6:30-9:30pm Where: Blue Lake Roller Rink, 312 S. Railroad Ave. Cost: $5 admission all ages (includes skates); private birthday parties- $125 for two hours; public birthday parties $40 for 2 tables, $15 each additional table. Contact: Blue Lake Parks and Recreation, 668-5932. Website: bluelake.ca.gov (SAA-0828)

BLUE LAKE YOUTH BASKETBALL CAMP. Camp focuses on skills of the game. Ages: Grades 2-5 and Grades 6-12. When: Call for dates. Where: Prasch Hall, Blue Lake. Cost: Call for fees. Contact: Blue Lake Parks and Recreation, 668-5932. Website: www.bluelake.ca.gov (SAA-0828)

BMX SUMMER CAMPS. Dates: June 23-27, 1pm-5pm July 7-11, 9am-1pm July 14-18, 1pm-5pm July 28-Aug 1, 1pm-5pm Aug 4-8, 9am-1pm Aug 11-15, 1pm-5pm Aug 18-22, 1pm-5pm Enrollment space is limited, so early registration is advised. The price is $139 for the first week with a 10% discount applied to each additional week. A free RampArt t-shirt is included for participants that register two weeks in advance. Registration forms and additional information may be found at www.rampartskatepark.org, by calling 826-0675. or by stopping by the park at 700 South G Street in Arcata. (SAA-0828)

CAPOEIRA KIDS SUMMER INTERSESSION. Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art developed by slaves over 400 years ago. It combines self defense, movement, acrobatics and music. Capoeira helps build: self-esteem, coordination, rhythm, strength and flexibility, and promotes the importance of community. Ages: 5 and up. When: Mon's., 4pm, Wed's., 4:30pm Where: Redwood Raks, 824 L St., Arcata Cost: $10 drop-in. Contact: 223-1140. Facebook: Humboldt Capoeira (SAA-0828)

CO-ED YOUTH BASKETBALL. Join us for this great opportunity to play basketball this summer! Ages: Entering grades 3-4, 5-6, 7-8. When: June 24-Aug. 14, Tue. and Thurs. evenings. Where: Call for location. Cost: $35 per player. Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003. Website: www.mckinleyvillecsd.com (SAA-0828) Dates: June 16-20, July 7-11, July 28- Aug. 1, Aug. 11-15 TIMES: 8:30am-1pm Mon.-Fri. Where: Korobi Stables, 2316 Sandy Prairie Rd. Fortuna Cost: $150 per student To request detailed info. and reservations email : korobistables@gmail.com Contact: : Kim Korobi 496-6004 (SAA-0828)

FAMILY FUN AQUATICS CAMP. Camp includes kayaking, canoeing, surfing, sailing and camping. Ages: 8-12. When: July 7-11 and July 28-Aug. 1. Day/Time: Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-5pm Drop off: 8am-8:30am. Pick up: 4:40pm-5:40pm Where: Humboldt Bay Aquatics Center, 921 Waterfront Drive, Eureka. Cost: 1 Day, $60, Overnight Camp-out, $130, Full Camp, $285. Includes all paddling equipment, wetsuits, paddline jackets, PFDs, and healthy snack.

FLIPS FOR KIDS. Offering gymnastic programs for all ages; gym tots, shining stars, gym stars, beginning to advanced gymnastics. Call or check our website for camp dates. Ages: Toddlers to teens. When: Ongoing, schedule available online. Where: 1489 Hoover St., Eureka. Contact: 445-0450. Website: flipsforkids.net. (SAA-0828)

GAMES, GAMES, GAMES. Sports games, board games, card games, "Oh my!" Come join us for some mind and body exercises. Ages: 5-12 When: June 27-July 1 Where: Arcata HealthSPORT, 300 Community Parkway, Arcata Cost: $175 members/$195 non-members Contact: 822-3488 (SAA-0828)

HEALTHSPORT SWIM SCHOOL. Offering "Tiny Swimmers," "Learn to Swim," and "Stroke Development." Ensure your child is safe and confident in the water. Ages: All ages. When: Twice a week (two-month session). Call for times. Where: Two Locations, HealthSPORT Arcata and HealthSPORT Eureka. Cost: (two-month session) $110/Members, $150/Community. Contact: HealthSPORT Arcata, 822-3488, Health-SPORT Eureka, 443-3488. (SAA-0828)

HORSE/PONY DAY CAMP FOR KIDS. Horse/Pony Day Camp for Kids! Petting Zoo, BarnYard education, Arts and Crafts, Farm Chores, animal grooming, horseback riding, basic riding instruction, meet our baby Zebra and Camel, horse painting, water play and much more! Certified Staff and fully insured! Cost: $50 per day or $200 for a week (Deposit required and sibling discounts). Ages: any age- must be potty trained 2014 summer camp dates are: June 23-27, July 7-11, 21-25, Aug. 4-8, 18-22, Sept. 1-5, 15-19. Camp Time: 9am-3pm *early drop off and late pick up avail with pre-arrangements. Where: Kilby Kountry in Eureka Contact: Jenna Kilby 616-6722 Website: KilbyKountry.com. (SAA-0828)

HORSEBACK RIDING DAY CAMP. Kids learn how to groom, care, feed horses, saddle and bridle, horse anatomy, and individual riding lessons on gentle, specially trained lesson horses. Great fun and confidence building. picnic lunch daily. Ages: 6-12 and 13-15 kids divided into groups of five by age and week.

HSU BASKETBALL CAMPS. Boys' and girls' day or overnight camps emphasizing fundamentals and sportsmanship. Competitions and game play. Ages: Grades 2-12 (boys) and grades 4-12 (girls). When: Boys: June 27-30. Girls: June 20-23. Where: HSU. Cost: Call for prices. Contact: HSU Athletics, 826-3666. (SAA-0828)

HSU GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CAMPS. Skill development will be enhanced through competition and game-simulation drills as well as video analysis. Ages: Grades 7-12. When: July 17-20, day and overnight options available. Where: HSU. Cost: $325 or $425 for overnight campers. Contact: 826-6017. (SAA-0828)

HSU SOCCER CAMPS. Soccer camps for a variety of ages. Ages: Kids Camp (5-8); Youth Camp (9-14) When: Aug. 2-5. Call for specific times. Where: Redwood Bowl, HSU. Contact: 826-3666 (SAA-0828)

HSU SOCCER ID CAMP. Train and be seen by HSU coaching staff. Ages: 14+ When: Aug. 5-7. Where: Redwood Bowl, HSU. Cost: $100 Contact: 826-3666.

Hsu Running Camp. Taught by Jim Hunt. Ages: all ages. When: Aug. 5-7. Contact: 775-424-2429. (SAA-0828)

HSU SUMMER FUN SWIM PROGRAM. Swim lessons, swim camps, swim league and Jr. lifeguard program all at HSU pool. Red Cross certified instructors. From June 6 thru July 25, group or private lessons available. Summer Swim League (level 4 and up) 1 hour per day for 6 weeks through age 18, morning or afternoon, visit website for details. Summer Fun Camp 2-4:30, ages 9-14, July 7-11, visit website for details. Jr. Lifeguard, Safety and Fitness Camp, ages 10-14, June 23-27, $110. Contact: 616-9735. Email: swimlessons@humboldt.edu Website: www.humboldt.edu/kra/aquatics/summer-swim-camps

HSU YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMP. 8th annual football camp gives youth individual attention from college coaches. Emphasis on fundamental football skills, offensive and defensive sessions, conditioning and more. Ages: 8-13. When: 5-8pm July 28-29. Where: Redwood Bowl, HSU. Cost: Call for details. Contact: 826-5950. (SAA-0828)

HUMBOLDT B52s BASEBALL CAMP. Youth baseball camp June 23-27, at Arcata Little League fields by CHP station. Cost $100, with 10% donated to Little League of your choice. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m-1 p.m, all kids ages 7-14. Reserve space for week of fun at camp HumboldtB52s@gmail.com. (SAA-0828)

HUMBOLDT BAY BICYCLE COMMUTERS ASSOCIATION. "Bike Smart" safety training program. Upon completion of two-hour program, participants will be familiar with bike laws and how to ride defensively and responsively on public streets. Includes on-street training. Ages: 7-14 When: Several Saturdays and Sundays throughout the summer. Call for times. Cost: Free. Helmets offered for those who need one. Contact: Rick Knapp at 445-1097 Website: www.humbike.org (SAA-0828)

HUMBOLDT CRABS BASEBALL CAMP. Four-day sessions include coaching and instruction from players on the Crabs roster and Coach Wilson. Ages: Boys and girls ages 8-14. Adv. Camp 12-15. When: 9am-1pm Session 1: June 13-17; session 2: June 20-24; session 3: June 27-July 1; session 4: July 18-22; Where: Locations in Arcata, Eureka, Fortuna. Cost: $85 per session. Includes T-shirt, season pass to Crabs home games and 10 adult tickets. Applications available at Crabs website. Contact: 826-2333. Website: www.humboldtcrabs.com (SAA-0828)

HUSKY'S GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CAMP. Camp focuses on skills of the game needed to be successful. Ages: Grades 2-5 and Grades 6-12. When: 5-8pm (Grades 2-9). Aug 1-4. Where: Fortuna Union High School. Cost: $50. Contact: Fortuna Parks and Recreation 725-7620. (SAA-0828)

INTERPRETIVE WALK FOR ALL AGES. Experience the beauty found alongside the 1.5 mile Hikshari' Trail. This fun and informative guided tour will include information and discussion on the migrant and vagrant bird species, Wiyot Village life and much more! Ages: All ages. When: Sat., July 26, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm Where: Hikshari' Trail, Foot of Truesdale St., Eureka. Cost: Free Contact: 441-4244. Website: www.eurekaparksandrecreation.com (SAA-0828)

JUNIOR CREW. Get a chance to enjoy our wonderful bay, make new great, life-long friends, learn the skill of rowing. Have lots of fun on the water! You don't have to get up before the sun! When: May 12-Aug. 22, Mon., Wed., Fri., 4-6pm Ages: 11-18. Cost: $50 per month. Call 677-3214 (SAA-0828)

JUNIOR GIANTS BASEBALL PROGRAM. 8 week program combines health, education and violence prevention with the fundamentals of baseball. Ages: Boys and Girls 5-10 When: June 14th-Aug. 2nd Cost: Free, registration due May 31st Contact: Call 633-8784 or email juniorgiants@bgcredwoods.org, or go to www.bgcredwoods.org (SAA-0828)

JUNIOR SAILING PROGRAM. Develop sailing skills and self-confidence in a safe and encouraging environment. Ages: 8-14. When: Session 1: July 21-255. Session 2: Aug. 4-8. Cost: $180 per week. Contact: 839-1930. Website: humboldtyachtclub.org. (SAA-0828)

KARATE SUMMER SPECIAL. Redwood Coast Soo Bahk Do Summer Special includes uniform, 2 private lessons, and all training sessions June-Aug. Supportive, encouraging program for all ages. Ages: 5-17. When: June-Aug., Tues. and Wed. 6:30-7:30pm, Sat. 9:30-10:30am Where: Redwood Raks, 824 L St., Arcata. Cost: $99 Contact: 840-0815 Website: redwoodcoastsoobahkdo.wordpress.com (SAA-0828)

KICKS & TRICKS SK8 FESTIVAL. Featuring skateboard demos, live music, vendors, food and more! There will be a youth skateboard competition for youth ages 5-17, all skill levels welcome! Ages: All ages, competition ages 5-17. When: Sat., July 26, 10am-1pm Cost: Free to the community with a $5 entrance fee for the skateboard competition. Contact: Registration begins June 2 at the Adorni Center, call 268-1844. Website: www.eurekaparksandrecreation.com (SAA-0828)

KINDERSPORTS JR & KINDERSPORTS T-BALL. Gives toddlers the opportunity to learn team work, good sportsmanship, the value of physical fitness, sports safety and the basic skills needed for various sports Ages: 2-3 years (Kindersports Jr.) and 3-5 years (Kindersports T-Ball). When: TBD, June-July. Registration opens May 15. Where: Call for locations. Cost: $45/Resident, $50/Non-resident. Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003. (SAA-0828)

LEARN TO ROW DAY. Two-hour rowing lesson in conjunction with US Rowing and clubs across the country. Limited slots available. Ages: 12+. When: Saturday, June 7. Cost: Free. Contact: For more information and to register please go to www.HBRA.org. (SAA-0828)

LITTLE KICKERS SOCCER. Ball control, dribbling and passing skills are emphasized through engaging games and activities. This beginner class is for kids looking to learn new skills and have fun. Ages: 5-7. When: Thurs's., June 5-26, 3:30-4:15pm and Fri's., July 11-Aug. 1, 11:30am-12:15pm Where: Eureka Muni, 1120 F St., Eureka and Adorni Center, 1011 Waterfront Dr., Eureka. Cost: $30. Contact: 441-4244. Website: www.eurekaparksandrecreation.com (SAA-0828)

MAD SKILLZ SOCCER CAMP. Soccer basics and skill improvement. Week long sessions. Campers must be registered with CYSA. Ages: 4-14. When: 9am-noon. Mon.-Fri. Session 1: June 16-20, Session 2: June 23-27, Session 3: 21-25. Where: Arcata Sports Complex (sessions 1 and 2), Hiller Park Sports Complex, McKinleyville (session 3). Cost: $105 (includes T-Shirt and new soccer ball) Contact: 822-3333. Website: mrysl.com. (SAA-0828)

NATURE STROLLERS. Walk, explore and spend the morning enjoying the scenery. Read a story relating to the day's adventure before taking a stroll. Heavy rain cancels. Ages: 0-5 and parent/guardian When: Thurs.s, May 1-29, June 5-26, July 3-31, Aug. 7-28 and Sept. 4-25, 10am-11am Where: Hikshari' Trail, Foot of Truesdale St., Eureka. Cost: Free. Contact: 441-4244. Website: www.eurekaparksandrecreation.com (SAA-0828)

NORTH COAST FENCING ACADEMY. Fencing (with swords!). Improve your mind and body in a fun, intense workout and a very chill environment. Ages: 8 and up. When: Call for times. Where: 1459 M St., Arcata. Cost: Call for costs. Contact: Justin, 601-1657, northcoastfencingacademy@gmail.com. (SAA-0828)

NORTH COAST HWA RANG DO ACADEMY CLASSES. Choose between basic training or "Warrior's Path" program. Ages: 4-6, 7-12, 13+ When: 4pm Mon., Wed. Fri. (ages 7-12); 3:15pm Mon., Wed. (ages 4-6); 10am Sat. (ages 13+) Where: North Coast Hwa Rang Do Academy, Sunny Brae Shopping Center, Arcata Cost: Call for pricing. Contact: Instructor Daniel Perez, 822-4958 Website: www.hwarangdoarcata.com (SAA-0828)

NORTH COAST SELF DEFENSE ACADEMY. Come learn self-confidence, discipline and respect while gaining true life skills through marital arts. Ages: 7 and up. When: See website for times. Where: 820 N St., Building #1, Suite C, Arcata. Contact: 822-6278. Website: northcoastselfdefense.com. (SAA-0828)

NORTHCOAST AIKIDO. Nonviolent, noncompetitive martial arts. Physical conditioning, self-confidence, self-defense and FUN. Ages: 6-18. When: See website for details and prices. Where: 890 G St., Arcata. Contact: 826-9395, info@northcoastaikido.org. Website: northcoastaikido.org. (SAA-0828)

PEE WEE SPORTS CAMP. Young athletes are invited to learn the basic hand-eye coordination and prerequisite skills for a myriad of active sports. Ages: 4-6. When: 1-5pm Mon.-Fri., June 16-20, July 7-11, 21-25, Aug 18-22. Where: Arcata Community Center. Cost: $95/$105 nonresident. Contact: Arcata Recreation Division 822-7091. Website: cityofarcata.org/rec. (SAA-0828)

RAIDERS OF THE LOST PARK. Young adventurers will learn and play new outdoor adventure games like "Indiana Jones Dodgeball," have lunch among the redwoods and learn fun outdoor adventure skills like treasure hunting, tracking or knot tying. Participants will need to bring a sack lunch. Ages: 5-13. When: Sat.s, June 7-28 and Sept. 6-27, 11am-1pm Where: Sequoia Park Gazebo, 3550 W St., Eureka. Cost: $25. Contact: 441-4244. Website: www.eurekaparksandrecreation.com (SAA-0828)

ROLLER SKATING. Does your family want to get out of the house, get active and have some fun together? Featuring both Roller Blades and old fashioned Roller Skates for all ages. The perfect place to have fun with your kids, or just relax while your children work out their energy! Ages: All ages. When: Every Fri's., 6-8:30pm Where: Eureka Muni, 1120 F St., Eureka. Cost: Varies. Call for cost. Contact: 441-4248. Website: www.eurekaparksandrecreation.com (SAA-0828)

ROLLER SKATING. Many locations offer summer roller skating, including Fortuna, McKinleyville, Eureka and Blue Lake. Ages: Depends on location. When: All summer. Where: In Fortuna, Fireman's Pavilion; in McKinleyville, Activities Center; in Eureka, Municipal Auditorium; Blue Lake Roller Rink. Cost: Depends on location. Contact: Blue Lake Parks and Recreation, 668-5932; Eureka Parks and Recreation, 441-4223; Fortuna Parks and Recreation, 725-7620; (SAA-0828)

SKATE CAMP. Youth of all skill levels can learn how to be safe and have fun at our local skate park. Ages: 6-14. When: 9am-1pm or 1-5pm, Mon.-Fri., June 16-20 (Ages 6-14), June 23-27 (Ages 6-9), July 7-11 (Ages 6-14), July 14-18 (Ages 6-9), Aug. 4-8 (Ages 6-14). Where: Arcata Skate Park, Sunset Ave. Cost: $95 per week/$105 for non-residents. Contact: 822-7091. Website: cityofarcata.org/rec. (SAA-0828)

SPORTS AND MORE. Active games such as soccer, basketball, running, walleyball, wiffleball, frisbee and more. Let's get a running start on summer! Ages: 5-12 When: June 20- June 24 Where: Arcata HealthSPORT, 300 Community Parkway, Arcata Cost: $175 members/$195 non-members Cost: 822-3488 (SAA-0828)

SUMMER GYMNASTICS. Arcata Recreation offers two gymnastics programs for a wide variety of age and skill levels. Ages: 15 months-18 years When: Session 1: June 16-July 11, Session 2: July 14- Aug. 22, Times vary. Where: Judo Hut or Arcata Community Center (age group dependant). Cost: varying. Contact: 822-7091 Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec (SAA-0828)

SUMMER JUNIOR TENNIS. This is Humboldt's only USTA sanctioned program. For beginners to advanced. Team environment promotes community values and fun. Ages: 5-18. When: June 17-Aug 7, Every Tue., Wed. & Thu. Classes for: U10: 4-5pm, U14: 5-6:30pm & U18: 2-3:30pm Where: Arcata High School Tennis Courts. Cost: U10- $25 (1 Week), $80 (4 Week), $140 (8 Weeks) U14 & U18- $30 (1 Week), $90 (4 Week), $160 (8 Weeks). Contact: 616-4781 Website: www.HumboldtTennisClub.com/summer (SAA-0828)

SUMMER TENNIS LESSONS. Tennis lessons perfect for any skill level. Come have fun with drills and games, while learning tennis basics and strategies. Ages: 5 years and older. When: Mon.-Thurs. for 2 week sessions throughout the summer. Times vary on age. Where: Larson Park, 901 Grant Ave. and Eye St. Cost: $50/2 week session (add $10/session for non-resident) Contact: 822-7091 Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec (SAA-0828)

SUN YI'S ACADEMY OF TAE KWON DO. Sun Yi's Academy Arcata offers a well-rounded and diverse array of classes. An effective and exciting martial art, for self-defense, competition, physical fitness and mental well-being. Ages: 5 and up. When: See website for schedule. Where: 1215 Giuntoli Lane, Arcata. Cost: See website for costs. Contact: 825-0182. Website: sunyisarcata.com. (SAA-0828)

TEEN PADDLE & RAFT CAMP. Program focuses on developing paddling skills to get your teen started in whitewater kayaking. Camp includes kayaking on flatwater with a progression to moving whitewater. Ages: 14-17. When: July 28-Aug. 1. Where: Center Activities at HSU, Trinity River. Cost: $305 ($285 when registering for more than one program or family member. Contact: 826-3357. Website: humboldt.edu/centeractivities. (SAA-0828)

TEEN STRENGTH & FITNESS CAMP. Open to all teen athletes, includes exclusive, individualized training in the areas of plyometrics, speed development, strength development, power development, agility, Olympic lifting and flexibility. Ages: 13-19. When: Two sessions: June 16-July 11 and July 14-Aug. 8 (2 training sessions each day). Where: HSU Student Rec Center. Cost: $80 per session. Contact: 826-4519. (SAA-0828)

TEEN SURF CAMP. Enjoy both group and individual surf instruction. All skill levels welcome. Ages: 14-17. When: Mon.-Fri., Aug. 4-8. Where: Center Activities at HSU, Moonstone Beach, Smith River, Crescent City. Cost: $315. $295 for multiple programs or family members. Contact: 826-3357. Website: humboldt.edu/centeractivities. (SAA-0828)

TODDLER SOCCER. Children will develop motor skills while having fun running and kicking just like the big kids. Uses a variety of fun games to engage toddlers in early athletic development. Ages: 2-4. When: Fri's., June 6-June 27 and July 11-Aug. 1, 10:30am- 11:15am Where: Adorni Center, 1011 Waterfront Dr., Eureka. Cost: $30. Contact: 441-4244. Website: www.eurekaparksandrecreation.com. (SAA-0828)

TRIATHLON FOR KIDS. 23rd Annual. 21st Annual. Individuals, three-person relay teams in the swim, bike and run events. Ages: Ages 7-18. When: June 5. Where: Arcata Community Pool. Cost: Pre-register before May 31: $25/individual, $42/team. Includes T-shirt. Scholarships available. Contact: Karen, 826-9250. Website: www.trikids.com (SAA-0828)

YOUTH CLIMBING CAMP. Camp includes indoor climbing, safety checks, knot tying, belaying and clear communication. Ages: 6-9 and 10-13. When: Session I, June 23-26, Session II, July 14-18. Session I: 9am-noon (6-9), 1-4pm (10-13) Session II: 9am-noon (10-13), 1-4pm (6-9) M-Th. Where: Student Recreation Center, HSU. Cost: $130/session. Contact: 826-4196. Website: humboldt.edu/centeractivities. (SAA-0828)

YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL. Youth Flag Football will be offered to girls and boys entering 3 to 8 grade in Fall 2014. Each registered player will receive a reversible jersey with an NFL team logo. Ages: Boys and girls grades 3 to 8. When: July 7-Aug. 17. Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation. 839-9003. (SAA-0828)

YOUTH JUJITSU. A traditional self defense martial arts class consisting of escapes, locks, striking, throwing and grappling. Beginning to advanced, all are welcome. Ages: 9-16 years. When: Mon's. and/or Thurs's. 6:30-7:45pm Where: Judo Hut, Arcata (next to City Hall). Cost: $20 (1 day/week for 1 month) or $25 (2 days/week for 1 month) (Add $10/month for non-resident). Contact: 822-7091 Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec (SAA-0828)

YOUTH SAMURAI. Beginning martial arts training taught in a high energy class using games with martial concepts with focus on strength, balance and coordination. Ages: 5-9 years. When: Mon's. and/or Thu's., Level 1: 5 -5:45pm, Level 2: 5:45-6:30pm Where: Judo Hut, Arcata (next to City Hall). Cost: $15 (1 day/week for 1 month) or $20 (2 days/week for 1 month) (Add $10/month for non-resident). Contact: 822-7091 Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec (SAA-0828) l



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