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Summer of Fun 

Activities, classes and camps for kids

Humboldt County has a wealth of organized summer activities for children. This is just a survey of what's available. For more information, contact your school, church or pick up a copy of the Humboldt Kid's Digest at a branch of the Humboldt County Library, the Eureka Chamber of Commerce or county agencies. Most of these activities require pre-registration so don't delay. Scholarships are available for many programs. Call for details.

GENERAL & MULTIPLE ACTIVITY PROGRAMS

HERBAL SUMMER CAMPDescription: A four day event with a variety of herbal and botanical projects, including creating lotion, lip balm and cough drops. Students will make and eat lemon verbena ice cream and go on an herb walk.
Ages: 8-13.
When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 29-Aug. 1.
Where: 62 Grange Road, Freshwater.
Cost: $75.
Contact: Moonrise Herbs 822-5296.

EASTER SEALS SUMMER CAMP*

Description: Programs include Kids Swim classes, Summer Day Camp and Computer Lab. For children with disabilities ranging from cerebral palsy to Downs Syndrom and autism. Enjoy outings on the beach, rafting, kayaking, the zoo, the Country Fair and more.
Ages: 5-10.
When: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., July 21-24 & July 28-31.
Where: 3289 Edgewood, Eureka.
Cost: Call for details.
Contact:* Kristin 1-800-234-7325.

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF THE REDWOODSDescription: Club House, a drop-in program with arts & crafts, recreation, cooking, field trips. Supervised by staff. Free lunch 11 a.m.-noon.
Ages: 5-13.
When: Summer hours vary. Mon.-Fri., June 23-Aug. 29.
Where: 3117 Prospect Ave., Eureka.
Cost: $15 to join for the year.
Contact: 442-9142.
Website: www.bgcredwoods.org.

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB TEEN CENTERDescription: Drop-in & organized activities. Weight room, computer room, tech center, boxing, stage & kitchen. Clubs, classes, service projects, outdoor activities.
Ages: 11-18, Grades 6-12.
When: Call for hours.
Where: 3015 J St., Eureka.
Cost: Call for membership fee.
Contact: 444-0184.
Website: www.bgcredwoods.org.

loleta boys & girls clubDescription: Water play days, field trips and arts & crafts. Free summer lunch included in the first hour.
When: Mon.-Fri. 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. starting June 18.
Where: Loleta Volunteer Fireman's Pavillion, 1000 Loleta Dr.
Cost: Free for Loleta Elem. School students/$10 prorated others.
Contact: 733-9593.
Website: www.bgcredwoods.org.

REDWOOD COAST INSTITUTE TEEN ADVENTURE WEEKDescription: Options include rock climbing, whitewater rafting on the Trinity River, backpacking in pristine mountain wilderness, mountaineering, hiking, & swimming.
Ages: 13-18.
When: July 14-19. Call for specific times and additional sessions.
Where: Location varies.
Cost: $375.
Contact: Matt 496-9415.
Website: www.redwoodcoast.org

CAMP RYANDescription: Sports, games, arts & crafts, drama, field trips and special events.
Ages: 6-12.
When: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri. June 16-Aug. 8.
Where: Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J. St., Eureka.
Cost: $80/week, half-days $60/week.
Contact: 268-1858.
Website: [www.ci.eureka.ca.gov/depts/

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NORTH STAR QUEST CAMPDescription: A safe place for adolescent girls to start a quest to discover who they are & explore issues & pressures they face in our culture.
Ages: Grades 6-8.
When: Overnight camp from 3 p.m. July 27 to noon July 31.
Where: Mattole Camp & Retreat Center, 36841 Mattole Road, Petrolia.
Cost: Call for cost. Scholarships available.
Contact: 633-4522.
Website: www.northstarquest.org

NORTH COAST PRESBYTERIAN PARISH KIDS CAMPDescription: Overnight camp includes river swimming, arts, crafts & other fun activities.
Ages: Grades 3-6.
When: Overnight July 21-26.
Where: Mattole Camp & Retreat Center, 36841 Mattole Road, Petrolia.
Cost: $235, limited scholarships available.
Contact: Debbie, 733-5023.

TRIUMPHANT LIFE CAMPDescription: Five weeks of summer camps include hiking, paintball, high/low ropes course, Frisbee golf, crafts, basketball, baseball, volleyball, large group games, speakers and campfires.
Ages: Grades 4-12 depending on camp.
When: 4 p.m. Sun. to 4 p.m. Fri. July 29-Aug. 1 (grades 4-5 week 1, grades 5-6 week 2, etc.).
Where: Triumphant Life Camp on Highway 36, 10 miles beyond Bridgeville.
Cost: $275.
Contact: 445-camp.
Website: www.triumphantlifecamp.com

CAMP CARSONDescription: Sports, games, arts & crafts, drama, field trips and special events.
Ages: 6-12.
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. June 16-Aug.8.
Where: Carson Park, I & Buhne St. Eureka.
Cost: Free.
Contact: 268-1858.
Website: www.ci.eureka.ca.gov/depts/recreation/youth/day_camps.asp.

REDWOOD & RIVERS KIDS CAMPDescription: River activities supervised by trained, certified instructors. Five days of rafting & structured activities focusing on teamwork, leadership, outdoor skills & wilderness safety.
Ages: 11-17.
When: July 14-18.
Where: Call for more information.
Cost: $450 includes all meals, equipment, camping & river fees.
Contact: 1-800-429-0090.

LOST COAST CAMPDescription: Ropes challenge course, cooperative games, swimming & backpacking. Arts & crafts time. Costume Party. Learn self-esteem, independence & group living skills. Also, a weeklong backpacking trip for teens.
Ages: 5-15 depending on the session.
When: Ranch & Wild Camp (ages 8-11) July 5-10; Performing Arts Camp (ages 11-13) July 12-20; Jr. Day Camp (ages 5-7) July 15-19; Teen Back Pack Trip (ages 13-15) July 24-31.
Where: Petrolia. Pickups available in northern & southern Humboldt.
Cost: Varies per session. Many scholarships available.
Contact: Josie, 629-3547 or Ellen, 822-1471.
Website: www.lostcoastcamp.org

ARCATA RECREATION DIVISIONDescription: Numerous classes & camps including gymnastics, exercise classes, drop-in sports, art & cooking.
Ages: Toddlers to teens, depending on program.
When, where, Cost: Varies according to program.
Contact: 822-7091.
Website: www.arcataparksandrec.com

REDWOOD PARK DAY CAMPDescription: Real life skills in socialization, leadership & teamwork. Explore nature, art & cooperative learning. Trained leaders work on a 10-to-1 ratio with kids. Games, arts, cooking & field trips. A different camp theme each week.
Ages: 5-12.
When: Full day 9 a.m.-5 p.m. or half day 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mon.-Fri., June 16-Aug. 15.
Where: Redwood Park Lodge.
Cost: $115 per week/$125 nonresident, half-day $80 per week/$90 nonresident.
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division 822-7091.
Website: arcataparksandrec.com

SUMMER FUN (FORTUNA)Description: Skating, movies, water day, field trips, games, arts & crafts, cooking, hikes, bike riding.
Ages: 4-13. Kiddie Kamp for ages 4-graduating kindergartners.
When: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., June 16-Aug. 22.
Where: Rohner Park, Fortuna
Cost: $90/week, $20/day, $15/half day (7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 12:30-5:30 p.m.). Discounts for multiple sessions, siblings.
Contact: Fortuna Parks & Rec 725-7620.

BLUE LAKE RECREATIONDescription: Summer day camp includes arts & crafts, sports, games, dance, theater, cultural activities, cooking, roller skating & field trips.
Ages: 5-13.
When: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., June 16-Aug. 1. Extended care available: 8-9:30 a.m. & 3:30-5:30 p.m. Additional charges apply.
Where: Prasch Hall, Perigot Park, Blue Lake.
Cost: $60 per week/$75 non-resident, $200 for seven weeks/$225 non-resident.
Contact: 668-5932.

EUREKA RECREATIONDescription: Refer to Camp Ryan and Camp Carson Day Camps. Numerous classes and camps available at Adorni Center.
Ages: Depends on program.
When: Depends on program.
Where: Adorni Center, Eureka.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: Adorni Recreation Center 441-4241.
Website: www.ci.eureka.ca.gov.

McKINLEYVILLE PARKS & RECREATIONDescription: Kids Camp & Tween Camp includes sports, games, arts, crafts, cooking, drama & more. Nine one-week sessions offered.
Ages: 6-9 (kids), 10-12 (tween).
When: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. June 16-Aug. 15.
Where: Activity Center, 1705 Gwin Road, McKinleyville.
Cost: $105 per week/$65 half-day per week; $23 per day/$15 half-day.
Contact: 839-9003.

LEADER IN TRAININGDescription: Assist camp leaders in running activities for Kids Camp & Tween Camp at McKinleyville Parks & Rec. Nine one-week sessions offered.
Ages: 13+.
When: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Half-day hours: 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. & 12:30-6 p.m. June 16-Aug. 15.
Where: Activity Center, 1705 Gwin Road, McKinleyville.
Cost: Free.
Contact: 839-9003.

HUMBOLDT COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEMDescription: Theme: 'Catch the Reading Bug!' Summer reading programs. Children read books or listen, moving along a game board visiting insects in their home.
Ages: Open.
When: Programs begin mid-June. Story & craft programs every Wednesday in Eureka & at some other locations.
Where: All county library branches.
Cost: Free.
Contact: JoAnne Bauer, Main Branch, 269-1910.
Website: www.humlib.org.

FORTUNA LIBRARYDescription: Various reading programs: Grandparents & Books, pre-school story time.
Ages: Open.
When: noon-2 p.m. 1,2,3 Tues. of the month & 1-3 p.m. 4 Tues. of the month (Grandparents & Books); 10:30-11 a.m. Fri. Ongoing (pre-school story time),
Where: Fortuna Library.
Cost: Free.
Contact: 725-6731.

MANILA COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICTDescription: Arts & crafts, sports, field trips, swimming, nature activities, gardening & trips to the beach. Backpacking trips, day camps and a children's fair.
Ages: 5-18.
When: Call for dates & times.
Where: Three sites: Manila Park/Manila Community Center, Samoa Park & Fairhaven.
Cost: Call for prices. Camperships available.
Contact: 445-3309.

MATEEL COMMUNITY CENTERDescription: Summer restaurant skills internship program. Learn art of food preparation & presentation in this five-week program. Upscale BBQ Gala at program end.
Ages: 16-21.
When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Thurs. June 23-July 24.
Where: Register at South Fork High School Career Center. Intern at Mateel Community Center.
Cost: Paid internship.
Contact: Carole, 943-1819.
email: cwillardclark@humboldt.k12.ca.us.

SALVATION ARMY YOUTH DAY CAMPDescription: Eight-week camp offering weekly themes, games, crafts, Bible stories, & field trips. Meals provided. Sign up early, only space for 50.
Ages: 6-12.
When: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri. June 16-Aug. 15.
Where: Salvation Army, 2123 Tydd St., Eureka.
Cost: $50 per week. Some scholarships available.
Contact: 442-6475.

ST. MARY'S SUMMER ELEMENT PROGRAMDescription: Students will spend the mornings on academic subjects. Weekly themes will guide students through hands-on, explorative programs, designed to encourage cognitive, emotional, social and kinetic development. Computer keyboarding available for credit (grades 4-8) for additional cost.
Ages: Grades 1-8.
When: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (extended care possible), Mon.-Fri. June 16-Aug. 22.
Where: St. Mary's Catholic School, 1730 Janes Road, Arcata.
Cost: $110 per week/$75 half-day per week; $25 per day/$15 half-day.
Contact: 822-3877.

VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS

HLO KIDCO SUMMER SESSIONDescription: Musical theater classes teaching vocal technique, dance and acting skills. Session culminates in a performance.
Ages: 5-12.
When: 9-10 a.m. (ages 5-8), 10:15-11:30 a.m. (ages 9-12). June 20-July 10.
Where: Arcata United Methodist Church.
Cost: $75 (ages 5-8), $95 (ages 9-12).
Contact: 825-7248.

DELL'ARTE SUMMER ACADEMYDescription: Intensive, fun training in physical theater. Classes include Fairy Tale Play Making, Circus Circus, Fantasy Adventure, Serious Comedy, Experimental and Political Theater, Clowning for Kids, and more.
Ages: 7-19, depending on program.
When: 9 a.m.-noon & 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., July 28-Aug. 8.
Where: Arcata Elementary School.
Cost: $340/full session; $190/half session. Scholarships available.
Contact: 668-5663 ext. 24.
Website: www.dellarte.com

CREATIVE MOVEMENT / Movement-Based theatreDescription: Explore storytelling through the use of body and sound. Dance-infused exercises include creating musical scores with body and found objects, developing stories through ensemble exploration, and using words as sounds.
Ages: 5-8 & 9-13.
When: 9-10 a.m. (ages 5-8), 1-3 p.m. (ages 9-13), Tues.-Thurs. July 29-Aug. 7.
Where: Eureka Theater, F St.
Cost: $60 (ages 5-8)/$125 (ages 9-13).
Contact: Eureka Theater, 786-9151.
Website: www.sanctuarystage.com

BEGINNING ACTING FOR KIDSDescription: Beginning acting class geared toward the true beginner and offers a strong foundation in the artistic environment of the theatre. Includes imagination games, pantomime, and improvisation; the use of objectives, obstacles, tactics, familiarization in stage direction, and the identification of the stage space.
Ages: 9-13.
When: 10 a.m.-noon. Tues.-Thurs. July 29-Aug. 7.
Where: Eureka Theater, F St.
Cost: $125.
Contact: Eureka Theater, 786-9151.
Website: www.sanctuarystage.com

ACTING FOR TEENSDescription: Explore the fun and exciting process of developing a character through improvisation, scoring a script, and universal archetypes. Includes improv games, physical play, and preparing for an audition.
Ages: 13-17.
When: 3-5 p.m. Tues.-Thurs. July 29-Aug. 7.
Where: Eureka Theater, F St.
Cost: $125.
Contact: Eureka Theater, 786-9151.
Website: www.sanctuarystage.com

FERNDALE REPERTORY THEATREDescription: Children, ages 6-11, will work with instructor Denise Ryles for 'Le Bebe and Harlequino's Adventure.' Teenagers, ages 12-17, will work with actress/director/production manager Tisha Sloan. Participants will gain an understanding of how music & theater fit together.
Ages: 6-17.
When: 9 a.m.-noon (ages 6-11) & 1-4 p.m. (ages 12-17) Tues.-Thurs. June 24-July 19.
Where: The Firemen's Pavilion, Ferndale.
Cost: $95 for 4-week course. Scholarships available.
Contact: 786-5483.

INSTANTANEOUS THEATERDescription: Two-week intensive musical theater workshop for teens. No experience necessary.
Ages: 13-18 (motivated 12 yr. olds welcome).
When: 12:30-5:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri., June 16-29. Performances June 27, 28, and 29.
Where: Arcata Playhouse.
Cost: $150. Enrollment limited. Call to register.
Contact: Xande, 599-4293.
email: xandezm@gmail.com

SEQUOIA CHAMBER MUSIC WORKSHOPDescription: A unique opportunity to study and perform at least four different works with four different chamber groups over the course of each six-day session. Free student performances for the public.
Ages: 12-20.
When: Session 1: June 15-21, Session 2: June 22-28.
Where: HSU Campus.
Cost: 1 week $385, 2 weeks $745. Scholarships & financial aid available. Housing available for additional cost.
Contact: David Filner, director, (210) 481-8359.

HUMBOLDT MUSIC ACADEMYDescription: Weekly classes, ensembles and private lessons. Classes offered include Movement, Music & More; Singing Games; Musical Theater; Fiddle. Ensembles in jazz, chamber music, orchestra, flute and more.
Ages: 2-18 depending on class.
When: Register by August 23 for Fall Term starting September 13.
Where: HSU Campus.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 826-3411.
Website: www.humboldt.edu/hma

NEW WORLD BALLET DANCE CAMPDescription: Ballet camp includes two dance classes from either ballet, hip hop, modern, flamenico, or afro-brazilian. Includes discussions on health. Geared for inexperienced dancers.
Ages: 5-8 & 9-13.
When: 8:30-11:15 a.m. June 16-20 & Aug. 18-22.
Where: Old Creamery Art Building, 824 L. St., Arcata.
Cost: $50 per week/$15 per day. Scholarships available.
Contact: Jill 616-7091.
email: krenekluu@yahoo.com

NEW WORLD BALLET ACADEMY OF BALLET ARTSDescription: Intensive dance program for dancers at levels Adv. Intro to Advanced. Includes exposure to a variety of dances and instruction by visiting professional artists.
Ages: Adv. Intro to Advanced dancers.
When: 8:30-11:30 a.m. (Adv. Intro-Level 3), noon-5 p.m. (Level 4-Advanced), July 8-25.
Where: Old Creamery Art Building, 824 L. St., Arcata.
Cost: $50 per week/$15 per day. Scholarships available.
Contact: Jill 616-7091.
email: krenekluu@yahoo.com

NORTH COAST DANCEDescription: Ongoing summer classes. Week-long summer dance camp. Year-round schedule of Children's Ballet.
Ages: 4 & up.
When: Call for specific times. June 16-July 25 (Summer schedule). July 28-Aug 1. (Dance Camp).
Where: North Coast Dance, 426 F St., Eureka.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 442-7779.
Website: www.northcoastdance.org

SUMMER DANCE CAMP FOR KIDSDescription: Dance camp with Erin Fernandez & Rebecca Rubenstein. Ballet (all levels), Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Latin Dance.
Ages: 4 & up.
When: Aug. 4-15. Call for times.
Where: Location Common Grounds Community Center, 180 Westwood Center, Arcata.
Cost: $8 reg. fee & weekly rates or $9 drop-in.
Contact: Erin, 822-8408. email: eringfernandez@yahoo.com

NO LIMITS TAP & JAZZDescription: A variety of dance classes for all skill levels. Includes Hip Hop, Tap & Jazz.
Ages: 6 & up.
When: July 7-11, July 14-17 and July 21-24. Call for specific times & classes.
Where: Corner of 10th & K sts, Arcata
Cost: Varies, or $10 per class.
Contact: Stacy 825-0922.

JAZZ-BALLET CLASS AT THE ADORNI CENTERDescription: Jazz and ballet classes for teens.
Ages: 12 and up.
When: Call for times.
Where: Adorni Center.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: Adorni Recreation Center, 441-4248.
Website: www.ci.eureka.ca.gov.

YOUNG WRITERS' ACADEMYDescription: Week one: Poetry. Week two: Song Writing. Week three: Plays and Scripts. Week four: Illustrating, Cartooning, and Lettering.
Ages: Grades 4-9.
When: 9 a.m.-noon Mon.-Fri. July 7-11, July 14-18, July 21-25, July 28-Aug 1.
Where: HSU campus, Founder's Hall.
Cost: One week $75, two weeks $140, three weeks $210, all four weeks $260.
Contact: Redwood Writing Project, 826-5109.
Website: www.humboldt.edu/~rwp
email: blueheronms@sbcglobal.net

YOUTH ART CAMP MGMADescription: Session 1: 'Surface Tension' includes art inspired by elements of the natural world. Session 2: 'Images of Water' includes art inspired by water. Session 3: 'School Lunch: Narratives' includes art expressing school experiences.
Ages: 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, & 11-13.
When: Varies for each age group. Call for specific times & program info. Sessions start June 16.
Where: Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F. St., Eureka, or Hsu Art Department.
Cost: $90 per week.
Contact: Janice Sharman-Hand 442-0278.
Website: www.humboldtarts.org

SUMMER FORTUNA YOUTH ARTSDescription: Ongoing creative experiences for youths. Includes drawing, painting, printmaking, mask making, and more.
Ages: 8-19.
When: Call for times. Begins June 26.
Where: Fortuna Community Sevices, 2331 Rohnerville Rd., & Fortuna Branch of the Humboldt County Library, 14th & N St.
Contact: Susan Cooper, 726-9048.

YOUNG CREATORS CAMPDescription: Day camp for aspiring young artists. Includes games & activities with a focus on art projects, introduction to theatre & much more.
Ages: 4-6 (Must be potty trained).
When: 1-5 p.m. (Free extended hours 12:30-5:30 p.m.) Mon.-Fri. July 14-18, Aug. 4-8.
Where: Redwood Lounge.
Cost: $80 per week/$90 nonresident.
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division,

822-7091.
Website: www.arcataparksandrec.com

ART CAMPDescription: Activities will explore visual & performing arts. Participants will discover their own creative style.
Ages: 7-14.
When: 1-5 p.m. Free extended hours 12:30-5:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri. June 22-27, June 30-July 4, July 7-11, July 21-25, July 28-Aug. 1, Aug. 11-15.
Where: Redwood Lounge.
Cost: $80 per week/$90 nonresident.
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division, 822-7091.
Website: www.arcataparksandrec.com

SUMMER YOUTH MURAL PROJECTSDescription: Paint two marine ecology murals for display in Arcata. Mural designs selected from teen submissions during Teen Coastal Camp. No previous experience required.
Ages: Grades 6-12.
When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Fri. July 7-Aug. 15.
Where: Teen Room, Arcata Community Center.
Cost: Free.
Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091.
Website: www.arcataparksandrec.com

CERAMICS FOR OLDER KIDSDescription: Adventures with clay, learn various hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques. Five classes per session.
Ages: 7-12
When: 4-6 p.m., Tues., June 24-July 22 & July 29-Aug. 26.; 4-6 p.m. Thurs., June 26-July 24 & July 31-Aug. 28.
Where: Fire Arts Center
Cost: $75
Contact: 826-1445
Website: www.fireartsarcata.com

KIDS CLAYDescription: Ceramic fun for smaller hands, learn the basics, nurture creativity and just have fun! Four classes per session.
Ages: 5-7
When: 4-5 p.m., Wed., June 25-July 16 & July 30-Aug. 28
Where: Fire Arts Center
Cost: $50
Contact: 826-1445
Website: www.fireartsarcata.com

KIDS CLAY SPECIALDescription: Build your own class of 4-8 students. Covers basic handbuilding techniques in a friendly, non-threatening environment. Class offered only by arrangement with instructor.
Ages: 7-12
When: 1-3 p.m., Thurs., by arrangement
Where: Fire Arts Center
Cost: $75
Contact: 826-1445
Website: www.fireartsarcata.com

NATURE & SCIENCE

TEEN COASTAL CAMPDescription: Real life exploration, scientific learning, and artistic expression converge as teens travel to and study local coastal sites. Projects focus on learning how to protect marine ecosystems.
Ages: Grades 6-12.
When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Fri., June 16-27.
Where: Call rec office for location.
Cost: $100 per week/$110 non-resident.
Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091.
Website: www.arcataparksandrec.com

NATURAL RESOURCES SCIENCE CAMPDescription: Field trips, hands-on experience, and treasure hunts. Three different sessions with different themes. Week 1: Forestry, Week 2: Wildlife Biology, Week 3: Aquatics/Fisheries.
Ages: 9-12.
When: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri. July 14-18, July 21-25, & July 28-Aug.1.
Where: HSU.
Cost: $150 per week.
Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091
Website: www.arcataparksandrec.com

PAL CAMP AT FRESHWATER PARKDescription: Eight week-long day camps featuring a new theme each week and hands-on exploration of the natural world. Themes include Eat or be Eaten, Circus Carnival, Mad Scientists, and more. Optional sleepover Thurs. night for kids grades 4 and up.
Ages: 5-12.
When: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (extended care available for additional cost) Mon.-Fri. June 16-Aug 8.
Where: Freshwater Park, Freshwater.
Cost: $130 per week.
Contact: 443-9694.
Website: www.discovery-museum.org

NOT-SO-CREEPY CREATURESDescription: Some animals are creepy-looking and scary. A few are dangerous, but some have been given a bad rap. Observe real bees, tarantulas, scorpions, snakes and more. Includes games, field trip, and more.
Ages: 4-8.
When: 10 a.m.-noon (ages 4-5), 1-4 p.m. (ages 6-8), June 23-27.
Where: Natural History Museum, 1315 G Street, Arcata.
Cost: $65/$70 nonmembers (ages 4-5), $80/$90 nonmembers (ages 6-8).
Contact: 826-4479.

REDWOOD RANGERSDescription: Explore the coastal redwood forest and meet some of the creatures that live there. Two of the five classes are in the redwoods, learning about creatures in the forest and participating in a scavenger hunt.
Ages: 4-8.
When: 10 a.m.-noon Mon.-Fri. July 14-18 (ages 4-5); 9 a.m.-noon Mon.-Fri. July 21-25 (ages 6-8).
Where: Natural History Museum, 1315 G St., Arcata.
Cost: $65/$70 nonmembers (ages 4-5), $80/$90 nonmembers (ages 6-8).
Contact: 826-4479.

GEOLOGY ROCKS AGAIN!Description: Calling all rock hounds! Learn about crystals, minerals and rocks. Perform experiments, learn local geology, build a model.
Ages: 4-8.
When: 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Fri. July 14-18 (ages 4-5); 1-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri July 21-25 (ages 6-8).
Where: Natural History Museum, 1315 G St., Arcata.
Cost: $65/$70 nonmembers (ages 4-5), $80/$90 nonmembers (ages 6-8).
Contact: 826-4479.

MAMMALS: A to ZDescription: Find out what a mammal is from aardvarks to zebras, look at skins and skulls from the museum's behind-the-scenes collection, play games, run relays. Includes trip to the HSU Wildlife Building.
Ages: 4-8.
When: 10 a.m.-noon (ages 4-5), 1-4 p.m. (ages 6-8), July 28-Aug. 1.
Where: Natural History Museum, 1315 G St., Arcata.
Cost: $65/$70 nonmembers (4-5), $80/$90 nonmembers (6-8).
Contact: 826-4479.

WILD IN THE CITYDescription: Examine some of the clever ways wild animals survive while living right around us. Study animal signs and make your own field guide to city animals.
Ages: 6-9.
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 18-22.
Where: Natural History Museum, 1315 G St., Arcata.
Cost: $150/$170 nonmembers.
Contact: 826-4479.

COASTAL CONNECTIONS DAY CAMPDescription: Explore dunes, tidepools and the sandy shore, coastal forests, and salt and fresh water marshes. Boat ride in Humboldt Bay and field trip to Patrick's Point.
Ages: 9-12.
When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 23-27.
Where: Meets at Friends of the Dunes Nature Center at the end of Stamps Lane, Manila.
Cost: $210/$235 nonmembers.
Contact: Natural History Museum 826-4479.
Website: www.friendsofthedunes.org

MARSH EXPLORERSDescription: Come spend a week exploring the Arcata Marsh & discover its secrets. Find out about interesting animals that make the marsh their home. Use insect nets, binoculars, microscopes & dip nets.
Ages: 6-8.
When: 1-4 p.m., July 14-18.
Where: Arcata Marsh, South G St., Arcata.
Cost: $80/$90 nonmembers.
Contact: Natural History Museum, 826-4479.

GIRLS INTO SCIENCEDescription: Science is cool. Students get a taste of a variety of sciences from marine biology to redwood forest ecology.
Ages: 9-12.
When: 1-5 p.m., July 7-11.
Where: Meet at HSU.
Cost: $30/$40 nonmembers.
Contact: Natural History Museum, 826-4479.

FLOWER POWER!Description: Surround yourself with flowers! Investigate butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds. Press flowers, design your own garden, paint pictures, taste edible flowers.
Ages: 6-8.
When: 1-4 p.m., Aug. 4-8.
Where: Meet at Redwood Roots Farm.
Cost: $80/$90 nonmembers.
Contact: Natural History Museum, 826-4479.

CALIFORNIA STATE PARKSDescription: Daily Junior Ranger programs on natural & cultural history topics.
Ages: 7-12 for Junior Rangers.
When: Varies according to park.
Where: Call for times & locations, special events.
Cost: Free.
Contact: Visit website for the phone number at the park you wish to visit.
Website: www.parks.ca.gov

MARINE SCIENCE SUMMER PROGRAMDescription: Class and lab sessions at the marine laboratory studying local geology, water chemistry, rocky intertidal communities and life in the open ocean. Daily fieldtrips to the beach, a day cruise on the HSU Research Vessel.
Ages: Grades 6-8.
When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 16-19 & June 30-July 3.
Where: HSU marine lab in Trinidad.
Cost: $50 per session.
Contact: Marine Naturalist 826-3689.
Website: www.humboldt.edu/~marinelb/

SEQUOIA PARK ZOO SUMMER CAMPDescription: Sessions include Junior Zookeepers studying 1) primates & 2) bears/peccaries/goats; Zoomania exploring bizarre animals; The Wonders of Water exploring the forest watershed and animals that depend on it; Forest Explorers; Animal Grossology learning about awesome and 'gross' animal features; and Kids for P.A.W.s learning to make a wildlife-friendly backyard.
Ages: 8-12.
When: July 15-Aug. 22. Times & dates vary depending on session.
Cost: $70 per program. Some partial scholarships available.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka.
Contact: Amber, 441-4217.

SEQUOIA PARK ZOO CUB CLUBDescription: Explore the zoo! Track birds in the aviary, feed chickens, visit zoo friends. Have fun making animal art. Each session has its own theme.
Ages: 5-7.
When: Aug. 5-8 & Aug. 26-29.
Cost: $70 per program. Some partial scholarships available.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka.
Contact: Amber, 441-4217.

SPORTS, ATHLETICS & ADVENTURE

ARCATA COMMUNITY POOLDescription: Swim, kayak lessons, recreation, lap swimming, group lessons, Jr. Lifeguarding.
Ages: 6 months & up.
When: Summer schedule June 16-Sept. 11.

Morning swim 9:15 a.m.-noon daily, recreational swim 1-4 p.m. Mon.-Sun., & 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Tues.,Thurs., & Fri., evening swims from 5-7 p.m. Call for other times, sessions.
Where: Arcata Community Pool, 1150 16th St.
Cost: Call for prices. General admission $6.50 adult, $4.50 youth (under 18), 3 & under free.
Contact: 822-6801.

SWIM LESSONS At SCOTIA POOLDescription: Basic swimming lessons.
Ages: 4-14.
When: Morning hours. Mon.-Thurs. June 30-July 10 & July 14-24.
Where: Bus picks up at Rohner Park & transports to/from Scotia Pool.
Cost: $70 per session. Partial grant funding available.
Contact: Fortuna Parks & Recreation 725-7620.

SUMMER SWIM LESSONS in EurekaDescription: Eight levels of swim technique from intro to water to stroke development, safety and rescue skills.
Ages: Parent/child: 6 months-1 year; Pre-school : 4-5; All other levels 6-13.
When: Four two-week sessions 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., June 16-Aug 8.
Where: Eureka High School pool.
Cost: $35-$55. Call for prices.
Contact: Adorni Recreation Center 441-4248.
Website: www.ci.eureka.ca.gov/depts/recreation/youth/aquatics.asp

HUMBOLDT SWIM CLUBDescription: A 140 member competitive USA swimming club.
Ages: 5 & up.
When: Practices available Mon.-Sat. Competitions on some weekends. Tryouts are the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 6-6:30 p.m. at Arcata Community Pool (ACP).
Where: ACP & HSU.
Cost: $55-65 per month.
Contact: Head Coach Cameron Mull 227-4055.
Website: www.hscswim.org

YOUTH SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMINGDescription: Learn techniques and positions of synchronized swimming.
Ages: Youths. Must be able to swim one length without stopping.
When: 11 a.m.-noon. Mon., Wed., & Fri. June 16-July 11.
Where: Arcata Community Pool.
Cost: $45
Contact: Arcata Community Pool, 822-6801.

JUNIOR SCUBA SUMMER CAMP SEAL TEAMDescription: Four-week PADI SCUBA camp introduces the fundamentals of proper and safe SCUBA diving to youths. Three sessions. Includes DIVE gear, Seal team manual, and towel.
Ages: 8-12.
When: 2-5 p.m. Mon. June 16-July 7, July 14-Aug. 4, Aug. 11-Sept. 1.
Where: Arcata Community Pool.
Cost: $295 per session.
Contact: Arcata Community Pool, 822-6801.

SUMMER YOUTH AQUATICS CAMPDescription: Camp includes sailing, surfing, canoeing and kayaking.
Ages: 10 & up.
When: July 7-11 & July 28-Aug.1.
Where: Big Lagoon State Park.
Cost: $295, discount for more than one camper.
Contact: Center Activities at HSU, 826-3357.

8TH ANNUAL MOONSTONE BEACH SURFCAMPDescription: Water enthusiasts of all levels will enjoyably learn the aquatic skills necessary to SURF while being immersed in lifeguard water safety, surf etiquette and beach & ocean awareness. Call today. Space is limited.
Ages: 8 & up.
When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. 5 sessions: June 23-27, July 7-11, July 21-25, Aug. 4-8, Aug. 11-15.
Where: Moonstone Beach.
Cost: $195 for a full four-day session.
Contact: 822-5099.
Website: www.moonstonebeachsurfcamp.com

HUMBOLDT OCEAN ADVENTUREDescription: Explore local coastlines and learn to develop your swimming and ocean skills through surfing. All new gear this year! Wetsuit, board and instruction provided. Breakfast and lunch provided daily.
Ages: 8-18.
When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 5 sessions. June 16-20, June 23-27, July 7-11, July 21-25, Aug. 12-15.
Where: Moonstone Beach.
Cost: $225 per session.
Contact: 834-2827.
email: youth2surf@yahoo.com

SUMMER YOUTH SURF CAMPDescription: Surfing, body boarding and ocean fun. For beginning and intermediate surfers. 1-2 nights of camping.
Ages: 10 & up.
When: July 14-17 & Aug. 4-7. Call for times.
Where: Crescent City.
Cost: $249 July/$269 Aug. Discount for more than one camper.
Contact: Center Activities at HSU, 826-3357.

YOUTH ADVENTURE CAMPDescription: Enjoy hiking, sailing, surfing, and canoeing. Spend a day at the Arcata Ropes course! Campers must be in good physical condition. Camping gear required.
Ages: 12 & up.
When: July 21-25.
Where: Moonstone Beach, Stone Lagoon
Cost: $295. Discount for more than one camper.
Contact: Center Activities at HSU, 826-3357.

HUMBOLDT BAY ROWING ASSOCIATIONDescription: Introductory camps on basic rowing technique, fitness & boat safety.
Ages: 12-18.
When: 9-11 a.m. June 23-27, July 14-18, & Aug. 18-22.
Where: HSU boathouse on the Eureka waterfront.
Cost: $150 per camp.
Contact: Adorni Center, 441-4248, to register; 677-3214 for hbra club information.
Website: www.hbra.org

JUNIOR ROWINGDescription: Learn basics of rowing, proper equipment handling, safety and terminology.
Ages: 12-17.
When: 9-11 a.m. June 23-27.
Where: Adorni Center: hbra/hsu Boathouse.
Cost: $150 per session.
Contact: Adorni Recreation Center, 441-4248.
Website: www.ci.eureka.ca.gov.

GYMNASTICS DAY CAMPDescription: Basic beginning gymnastics, game time, etc.
Ages: 5-12.
When: 9 a.m.-noon. Thurs. Call to reserve a space.
Where: Jump Start Gymnastics, 2725 Myrtle Ave., Eureka.
Cost: $20 per session.
Contact: 443-1725.
Website: www.jumpstartgymnastics.net

GYMNASTICS CLASSESDescription: Gymnastics for every age and skill level.
Ages: 6 & under (Gimini Crickets); 7 & up (Artistic gymnastics).
When: Starts in June. Call for times.
Where: Artistic Gymnastics: Arcata Community Center; Gimini Crickets: Judo Hut.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division, 822-7091.
Website: www.arcataparksandrec.com

FLIPS FOR KIDS GYMNASTICSDescription: Jump, tumble, flip & climb your summer away! Weekly gymnastics camps.
Ages: 4 1/2 & up.
Where: Flips For Kids, 1675 Union St., Eureka. (corner of Wabash & Union)
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 445-0450.
Website: www.flipsforkids.net

REDWOOD RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICSDescription: Offers dance and rhythmic gymnastics in a fun environment that builds focus, fitness, and self-esteem. Beginning to intermediate, no experience required.
Ages: 5-7 (Future Stars), 8-12 (Rockin' Rhythmics).
When: 2:30-3:30 p.m. (5-7), 2:30-4 p.m. (8-12), Mon. & Wed., June 16-Aug. 13.
Where: Jacoby Creek School.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: Redwood Rhythmic Gymnastics, 822-1722.
email: redrhyth@suddenlink.net.

PEE WEE SPORTS CAMPDescription: Young athletes are invited to learn the basic hand-eye coordination & prerequisite skills for a myriad of active sports. Come explore sports from around the world.
Ages: 4-6 (must be potty trained).
When: 1-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. July 7-11.
Where: Arcata Community Center.
Cost: $80/$90 nonresident.
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division, 822-7091.
Website: www.arcataparksandrec.com.

HUMBOLDT CRABS BASEBALL CAMPDescription: Weeklong sessions on offense, hitting, bunting, base running, teamwork, sportsmanship & communication.
Ages: Boys & girls youth camp, 8-14. Boys & girls advanced camp, 12 & up.
When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. First session June 16-20. Four sessions from July 7-Aug.1; July 7-11 advanced camp.
Where: Locations in Arcata, Eureka, Fortuna.
Cost: $85 per session. Sibling discounts. Includes T-shirt, season pass to Crabs home games & 10 adult tickets. Applications available at Crabs website.
Contact: 826-2333.
Website: www.humboldtcrabs.com.

CR BOYS BASKETBALL CAMPDescription: Coaching staff consists of current and former college coaches and players. Campers will be divided into age and skill appropriate groups.
Ages: Grades 4-12.
When: Call for dates.
Where: College of the Redwoods Main Gym.
Cost: Call for costs.
Contact: 476-4245.

CR GIRLS BASKETBALL CAMPDescription: Coaching staff consists of current and former college coaches and players. Campers will be divided into age and skill appropriate groups.
Ages: Call for ages.
When: Call for times. July 28-Aug. 1.
Where: College of the Redwoods Main Gym.
Cost: Call for cost.
Contact: Kara Newman 476-4571.

CAMPS FOR KIDS — BASKETBALL CAMPDescription: Basketball skills includes defense, dribbling, shooting, passing & rebounding.
Ages: Grades 4-6.
When: Noon-3 p.m. July 14-17.
Where: J St. Gym, First Covenant Church, 2526 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $25. Includes lunch.
Contact: 442-6774 or 443-2957.

OPEN GYM BASKETBALLDescription: Open gym, drop-in basketball.
Ages: 13-19.
When: 7:30-9 p.m. Sundays.
Where: Activity Center, 1705 Gwin Road, McKinleyville.
Cost: Free.
Contact: McKinleyville Parks & Recreation 839-9003.

McKINLEYVILL SUMMER COED BASKETBALLDescription: Co-ed basketball league for teens.
Ages: Grades 3-4, Grades 5-6, & Grades 7-8.
When: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tues. (Grades 3-4), Wed. (Grades 5-6), & Thurs. (Grades 7-8), June 24-Aug.9.
Where: Activity Center, 1705 Gwin Road, McKinleyville.
Cost: $25.
Contact: McKinleyville Parks & Recreation 839-9003.

BASKETBALL JONES HOOP CAMPDescription: Premiere basketball day camp.
Ages: 7-15.
When: 7:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m. Mon.-Fri., Session 1: July 7-25, Session 2: Aug. 11-15, Session 3: Aug. 18-22.
Where: Session 1: St. Bernards High School, Session 2: Barum High School, Session 3: McKinleyville Activity Center.
Cost: $215 per week.
Contact: Basketball Jones Camp, 1-800-348-3803.
Website: www.basketballjonescamps.com

FORTUNA BASKETBALL CAMPDescription: Basketball fundamentals with an emphasis on team play & sportsmanship. Participants receive a free shirt, basketball, & 2 passes to a FUHS basketball game.
Ages: Grades 1-8.
When: 1-4:30 p.m. July 21-24.
Where: Fortuna Union High School.
Cost: $60 first child, $55 per sibling. $135 family of three or more.
Contact: Fortuna Parks & Recreation 725-7620.

HSU BASKETBALL CAMPSDescription: Boys' & girls' day or overnight camps emphasizing basic fundamentals & offense. Competitions & game play.
Ages: Grades 2-12.
When: Boys: June 16-20. Girls: June 23-26.
Where: HSU.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: HSU Athletics, 826-3667.

CR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CAMPDescription: Volleyball skills camp.
Ages: Grades 6-8.
When: 9 a.m.-noon August 13-15.
Where: College of the Redwoods Main Gym.
Cost: $80.
Contact: Marla Gleave 822-5552.

SUMMER VOLLEYBALL CAMPDescription: A one-week session designed to improve technique in passing, setting, hitting, blocking & serving. Beginning & intermediate classes.
Ages: Grades 5-9.
When: Call for times.
Where: Adorni Center, 1011 Waterfront Drive, Eureka.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: Adorni Recreation Center 441-4248.
Website: www.ci.eureka.ca.gov.

FORTUNA VOLLEYBALL CAMPDescription: Camp focuses on skills of the game needed to be successful.
Ages: Grades 2-5 & Grades 6-12.
When: 3-5 p.m. (Grades 2-5), 5-8 p.m. (Grades 6-12) Aug. 4-7.
Where: Fortuna Union High School Damon Gym.
Cost: $50.
Contact: Fortuna Parks & Rec 725-7620.

HSU VOLLEYBALL CAMPSDescription: Skill development will be enhanced through competition & game-simulation drills as well as video analysis.
Ages: Grades 7-12.
When: July 20-23, day & overnight options available.
Where: HSU.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 826-6017.

CR FLAG FOOTBALL CAMPDescription: Flag football camp for boys.
Ages: Grades 3-8.
When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 7-25.
Where: Call for location.
Cost: $125.
Contact: Dave Newton 476-4567.

HSU YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMPDescription: 7th annual football camp gives youth individual attention from college coaches. Emphasis on fundamental football skills, offensive & defensive sessions, conditioning & more.
Ages: Youth football players.
When: 6-8:15 p.m. July 30-Aug 1, 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 2.
Where: Redwood Bowl, HSU.
Cost: $70.
Contact: Shay McClure 826-5949.

REDWOOD SOCCER CAMPSDescription: Soccer basics & skill improvement. Weeklong sessions.
Ages: 6-14.
When: 9 a.m.-noon. Mon.-Fri. June 16-July 25.
Where: Arcata, McKinleyville, Eureka & Fortuna.
Cost: $100 (includes new soccer ball), $85 (bring your own ball). Partial scholarships available.
Contact: Northcoast Children's Services, 822-7206.
Website: www.ncsheadstart.org

HSU SOCCER CAMPSDescription: Soccer camps for a variety of ages.
Ages: Co-ed youth (grades 1-8); goalkeeper/striker camp & elite technical/fitness (grades 8-12), high school girls & boys individual camps.
When: July 28-Aug. 1 & Aug. 4-8, Mon.-Fri. Call for specific times.
Where: Redwood Bowl, HSU.
Cost: $100.
Contact: 826-3666.

email: ac11@humboldt.edu

FUTSAL (INDOOR SOCCER) DAY CAMPDescription: Develop indoor soccer skills such as ball control, passing, teamwork and good sportsmanship.
Ages: 5-12.
When: 9 a.m.-noon July 7-11 (ages 5-8); 1-5 p.m. July 21-25 (ages 8-12).
Where: Samoa Gym, 900 Vance St.
Cost: $60. Partial scholarships available.
Contact: Inside Sports 839-6554.
Website: www.insidesports.ws

FUTSAL (INDOOR SOCCER) COMPETETIVE SKILLS CLINICDescription: High school indoor soccer competitive skills clinic.
Ages: Grades 9-12.
When: Call for time. Tues. June 24-Aug. 5.
Where: Samoa Gym, 900 Vance St.
Cost: $80 for clinic or $40 plus $10 drop-in fee. Partial scholarships available.
Contact: Inside Sports 839-6554.
Website: www.insidesports.ws

SUMMER TENNIS LESSONSDescription: Come join the fun and learn how to play tennis!
Ages: 7 & up.
When: Times vary according to age group. Four sessions: June 16-26, June 30-July 10, July 14-24, July 28-Aug. 7.
Where: Arcata High School.
Cost: $35 per session/$45 non-resident.
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division 822-7091.
Website: www.arcataparksandrec.com.

EUREKA JUNIOR GOLFDescription: Learn the fundamentals of the game, including grip & setup, chipping, putting, rules & etiquette.
Ages: 6-17.
When: 8:30 a.m. (ages 6-8), 9:30 a.m. (ages 9-11), 10:30 a.m. (age 12-17), Mon-Fri. June 23-27.
Where: Eureka Golf Course, 4750 Fairway Drive, Eureka.
Cost: $35 per session.
Contact: Adorni Recreation Center, 441-4248.
Website: www.ci.eureka.ca.gov.

BEAU PRE JUNIOR GOLF CAMPDescription: Week long golf camp followed by once a week on-course play. For Beg. to Adv. players. Culminates with a scramble tournament on final day.
Ages: 5-17.
When: Call for times and dates.
Where: Beau Pre Golf Course, 1770 Norton Rd., McKinleyville.
Cost: Call for prices. Includes hat or t-shirt.
Contact: 839-2342.

TEN-CHI-KENPO CLASSES FOR KIDSDescription: Ten-Chi is a combination of Japanese and Chinese martial arts that focuses on form and function.
Ages: 7-12.
When: 4-5 p.m. Wed. & Fri. Ongoing through summer.
Where: Cal Courts, 3909 Walnut, Cutten.
Cost: $65 per month.
Contact: 442-7490.

HWA RANG DO MARTIAL ARTSDescription: Self-defense skills, tournament sparring, grappling, traditional weapons study.
Ages: 4-6 (Little Dragon Class), 7-12, & 13+.
When: 4 p.m. Mon. & Wed. (ages 4-6); 4:45 p.m. Mon., Wed. & Fri. (ages 7-12); 4:45 pm Tues. & Thurs. (13+), Ongoing.
Where: North Coast Hwa Rang Do Academy, Sunny Brae Shopping Center, Arcata.
Cost: $79/month (ages 7-12, 13+); $69/month (ages 4-6).
Contact: Instructor Daniel Perez, 822-4958.
Website: www.hwarangdoarcata.com

FORTUNA MARTIAL ARTSDescription: Karate & Jujitsu basics. Self-defense techniques plus building of character, self-confidence and self control.
Ages: 5-8, 8-12.
When: 3:30-4:30 p.m. (ages 5-8) & 4:30-5:30 p.m. (ages 8-12), Tues. & Thurs. Ongoing.
Where: Firemen's Pavilion in Rohner Park.
Cost: $58/month plus $45 yearly reg. fee, or $10 drop-in.
Contact: Fortuna Parks and Rec. 725-7620.

JUJITSU FOR KIDSDescription: Danzan Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese/Hawaiian system covering escapes, strikes and throws. Learn practical self-defense.
Ages: 8-14.
When: 5:30-7 p.m. Mon. & Fri. Ongoing.
Where: Judo Hut.
Cost: $45/$55 non-resident (2 days/week per month), $30/$40 non-resident (1 day/week per month)
Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091.
Website: www.arcataparksandrec.com

HUMBOLDT CAPOEIRA ACADEMYDescription: Brazilian Martial Arts. Music and Porteguese classes. First class free.
Ages: Open.
When: 5-6 p.m. Tues. & Thurs. (Beginner Basics); 6-8 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., Ongoing.
Where: Humboldt Capoeira Academy 550 S. G St. #31, Arcata.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 498-6155

CAPOEIRA KIDSDescription: Brazilian Martial Arts focus towards kids. First class free.
Ages: youths.
When: 3-4 p.m. (level 1), 4-5 p.m. (level 2), Mon. & Wed., Ongoing.
Where: Humboldt Capoeira Academy, 550 S. G Street., #31., Arcata.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 498-6155.

TAI CHI FOR KIDSDescription: Reduce stress & improve focus. Balance, coordination, concentration & breathing training in a playful environment. Space limited, pre-registration required. No drop-ins.
Ages: 7 & up (7-12 must be accompanied by a parent).
When: Call for times and dates.
Where: Call for location.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: Glenda 268-3936.

T'AI CHI MADE EASYDescription: T'ai Chi classes for teens.
Ages: 13 and up.
When: Call for times.
Where: Adorni Center.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: Adorni Recreation Center 441-4248.
Website: www.ci.eureka.ca.gov.

ROLLER SKATINGDescription: Many locations offer summer roller skating, including Fortuna, McKinleyville, Eureka & Blue Lake.
Ages: Depends on location.
When: All summer.
Where: In Fortuna, Fireman's Pavilion; in McKinleyville, Activities Center; in Eureka, Municipal Auditorium; in Blue Lake, Activities Center.
Cost: Depends on location.
Contact: Blue Lake Parks & Recreation, 668-5932; Eureka Parks & Recreation, 441-4223; Fortuna Parks & Recreation, 725-7620; McKinleyville Parks & Recreation, 839-9003.

DROP-IN ROLLER HOCKEYDescription: Open gym roller hockey. Drop-ins welcome.
Ages: Grades 3 & up.
When: 6-7 p.m. (grades 3-5), 7-8 p.m. (grades 6-8), 8-9 p.m. (grades 9 & up), Mon. June 23-Aug. 11.
Where: Activity Center, 1705 Gwin Road, McKinleyville.
Cost: $4 per person or $25 season pass.
Contact: McKinleyville Parks & Recreation 839-9003.

HUMBOLDT BAY BICYCLE COMMUTERS ASSOCIATIONDescription: The 15th annual 'Bike Smart' safety-training program. Upon completion of the two-hour program, participants will be familiar with bike laws & how to ride defensively & responsively on public streets.
Ages: 7-14.
When: Several Saturdays & Sundays. Call for dates & times.
Cost: Free. Helmets offered for those who need one.
Contact: Rick Knapp at 445-1097.
Website: www.humbike.org

TRIATHLON FOR KIDSDescription: 18th Annual. Individuals, three-person relay teams in the swim, bike and run events.
Ages: Ages 7-18.
When: June 8.
Where: College of the Redwoods.
Cost: Pre-register before June 6: $25/individual, $42/team. Includes T-shirt. Scholarships available.
Contact: Wendy, 677-0274 or Karen, 826-9250.
Website: www.trikids.com.

HEALTHSPORT SPORTS FUNDescription: Running, swimming, basketball, soccer, volleyball and badminton. Water Olympics Day and indoor/outdoor games.
Ages: 5-12 years.
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. June 16-20 & June 23-27.
Where: HealthSPORT, 300 Community Parkway, Arcata.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 822-3488 x363.

HEALTHSPORT FITNESS FUNDescription: Three day July Fourth Fitness Camp. Swimming, cup stacking, fun crafts and indoor/outdoor activities.
Ages: 5-12 years.
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Wed. June 30-July 2.
Where: HealthSPORT, 300 Community Parkway, Arcata.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 822-3488 x363.

HEALTHSPORT MOVING KIDSDescription: Three week-long sessions: 'Heart Healthy' camp includes fun, healthy activities, food recipes and a Field Day. 'Mighty Muscles' camp includes strength trainers, cycling, yoga and pilates. 'Move 'n Groove' camp includes dancing, tumbling, and some favorite ball and tag games.
Ages: 5-12 years.
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. July 14-18 (Heart Healthy), July 21-25 (Mighty Muscles) & July 28-Aug.1 (Move 'n Groove).
Where: HealthSPORT, 300 Community Parkway, Arcata.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 822-3488 x363.

HEALTHSPORT SUMMER FUNDescription: Two sessions: 'Mind, Body & Spirit' camp includes joke contests, crafts and activities that entice the five senses. 'Summer Sun & Fun' camp includes water play, bubbles, relays, cooperative games and MORE!
Ages: 5-12.
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Aug. 11-15 (Mind, Body, & Spirit) & Aug. 18-22 (Summer Sun & Fun).
Where: HealthSPORT, 300 Community Parkway, Arcata.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 822-3488 x363.

MISC. ACTIVITIES

KIDS IN THE KITCHENDescription: Learn more about cooking. Cook simple to moderate dishes while exploring favorite recipes and international food. Learn kitchen safety and awareness.
Ages: 8-14.
When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Thurs. July 14-17 & Aug. 11-14.
Where: Fieldbrook.
Cost: $150 per session.
Contact: Lauren Sarabia, 822-1781.

PUPPY AND DOG TRAININGDescription: Puppy and Dog training classes. Puppy classes are for dog 6 months and under. Dog classes are for dogs +6 months. Both classes offered each session.
Ages: 12 & older.
When: 6:30-7:30 p.m. (Puppy class) & 7:30-8:30 p.m. (Dog class) Wed. June 11-July 16; July 30-Sept. 3.
Where: D Street Neighborhood Center.
Cost: $75/$85 non-resident.
Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091.
Website: www.arcataparksandrec.com

PUPPY MANNERSDescription: Dog training classes for teens and their dogs. Children okay with adult supervision.
Ages: Teens and up.
When: Call for times.
Where: Cooper Gulch
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: Adorni Recreation Center 441-4248.
Website: www.ci.eureka.ca.gov.

SUMMER LEGO ENGINEERING CAMPDescription: Create LEGO building systems in the context of fun-filled engineering and architectural projects.
Ages: 6-8, 9-14.
When: 9 a.m.-noon (ages 6-8), 1-4 p.m. (ages 9-14) Mon.-Fri. Aug. 18-22.
Where: Redwood Lodge.
Cost: $125/$135 non-resident.
Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091.
Website: www.arcataparksandrec.com.

YOUTH CHESS P.I.T.Description: Balanced competition provides opportunity for learning from victory and losses.Chess etiquette and good sportsmanship will be emphasized. All levels welcome.
Ages: 5-18.
When: 3:15-4:30 p.m. Wed. Ongoing.
Where: Arts and Crafts Room, Arcata Community Center.
Cost: Free.
Contact: Brad Morin, 825-8793.
Website: www.arcataparksandrec.com

Note: For summer school or church camp options, contact school districts or religious organizations.

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