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Humboldt County has a wealth of organized summer activities for young people. Get out there and enjoy. Many require pre-registration, and scholarships may be available — call for details.


General & Multi Activities

Camp Cooper. Mondays-Fridays, June 20-Aug. 12. Cooper Gulch Park, Eighth and Myrtle streets, Eureka. Ages 5-12. Drop-in program. First 50 on Monday secures your spot for the entire week. Waiver and release of liability forms required. Contact Shannon Fazio. Free. www.eurekaparksandrecreation.com. 441-4244.

Camp Living Waters. July 24-29. Cookson Ranch, 37 Cookson Lane, Blue Lake. An Episcopal summer camp in the heart of Redwood Valley for campers age 9-15. We have trained counselors and include waterfront, worship, crafts, games, spiritual discussions, campfire skits, a dance and many other activities. $175 (financial assistance available). www.camplivingwatershumboldt.org.

Camp Ryan. Mondays-Fridays, June 20-Aug. 12. John Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J St., Eureka. Ages 5-12. Each week's activities are centered around different topics including space, science, sports and water. Packed with an array of activities. Contact Shannon Fazio. $125/week, full days; $95/week, half days. www.eurekarecreation.com. 441-4244.

Camp SCRAP. June 20, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., June 27, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., July 11, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and July 18, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. SCRAP Humboldt, 101 H St. Suite D, Arcata. For kids ages 6-11. Young people will explore the possibilities for all of the discarded materials in the world around us, play games, conduct experiments and make projects infused with their own artistic ideas. This camp is for kids who love inventing, making, planning and bringing their creative ideas to life. Full week $175. education@scraphumboldt.org. www.scraphumboldt.org. 822-2452.

Coastal Connections Summer Camp. Aug. 22-26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, 220 Stamps Lane, Manila. This week-long day camp program for ages 8-10 will connect participants to the diverse coastal habitats of the Samoa Peninsula. While exploring coastal ecosystems between the Humboldt Bay and Pacific Ocean, campers will record observations and reflect on their experiences through art and creative writing. In addition to science, art and cultural history, this program will emphasize coastal stewardship, eco-friendly lifestyles and active living. Extended care is available before and after the program for an additional fee. $150, or $125 for Friends of the Dunes members. suzie@friendsofthedunes.org. 444-1397.

Fiber Craft Camp for Kids. June 27-July 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Yarn, 518 Russ St., Eureka. Ages 7-12. Explore all things fiber: finger knitting, French corking, knitting, weaving, felting and more. Call to register. $130. 443-9276.

Crafty Kids Camp. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., June 20-Aug. 25. Origin Design Lab, 621 Third St., Eureka. Sewing, tie dyeing, felting, embroidery and quilt making camps. Sewing camps will consist of three levels: Sewing One, our very beginning sewing; Sewing Two, project sewing; and Sewing Three. We offer four-day camp sessions, a morning 9 a.m. to noon camp, and afternoon 1 to 4 p.m. camp (three hours per session). $95 per session. origindesignlab@gmail.com. origindesignlab.com/classes-offered. 497-6237.

Dungeons & Dragons Camp. July 5-8, 1-4 p.m. and July 25-29. NuGames Eureka, 1662 Myrtle Ave. #A. Ages 10-17. Learn character development and how to be a great Dungeon Master. Create epic adventures with your friends. $100/session. nugameseureka@gmail.com. www.nugamesonline.com/classes. 845-4772.

Fiber & Fabric Crafts Camp for Kids. Aug. 15-19, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Yarn, 518 Russ St., Eureka. Ages 7-12. Delve deep into all forms of felting: wet felting, needle felting and knitted felt. We'll also learn hand sewing and embroidery. Call to register. $130. 443-9276.

F.U.N. Play Center. Mondays, Wednesdays, 9-11:30 a.m. Adorni Recreation Center, 1011 Waterfront Drive, Eureka. Ages 0-5. Safe place for families to meet while offering kids their first play experience. Contact Ashley Taylor. Free, donations accepted. www.eurekaparksandrecreation.com. 441-4374.

God's Backyard Bible Camp. June 20-24, 6-8:30 p.m. Lutheran Church of Arcata, 151 E. 16th St. Join us each evening for barbecues, Bible stories, games, crafts, music and bonfires. Call to pre-register. Free. 822-5117.

Leader in Training Program. Mondays-Fridays, June. 20-Aug. 12. John Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J St., Eureka. Teens 13-17. Held in conjunction with Eureka Parks and Recreation 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. Applications due by May 31. Contact Halsey Ray. www.eurekaparksandrecreation.com. 268-1844.

North Star Quest Camp for Girls. July 24-28, 3 p.m. and July 31-Aug. 4, 3 p.m. Mattole Camp & Retreat Center, 36841 Mattole Road, Petrolia. A five-day "sleep away" camp for girls going into 6th-8th grade next fall. Games, swimming, arts, friends, empowering activities, enlightening workshops. Scholarships available. $550 sliding. northstarquest@gmail.com. northstarquest.org. 633-4522.

Paper Crafts Camp for Kids. July 18-22, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Yarn, 518 Russ St., Eureka. Ages 7-12. Play with paper: origami, kirigami, paper weaving, paper making, book making, papier mache and more. Call to register. $130. 443-9276.

Redwood Day Camp. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., June 20-Aug. 26. Redwood Lodge, Redwood Park, Arcata. Campers participate in a wide variety of games, art, cooking, field trips, swimming (for full-day campers) and much more. The camp teaches real life skills in socialization, leadership and teamwork while exploring the world of nature, art and cooperative learning in the beautiful setting of Redwood Park. Half and full day options, as well as extended care available. $100-140. rec@cityofarcata.org. www.ca-arcata.civicplus.com/370/Summer-Camps. 822-7091.

Redwood Reading Solutions. 1385 Eighth Street, Arcata. Sherry McCoy, MA. Literacy tutor, Education Therapist, Credentialed Teacher. Summer sessions available. 616-6564. www.redwoodreadingsolutions.com

Sewing Camp. June 27-30. J Street Gym, 2500 J Street, Eureka. Sewing fun for beginning and intermediate sewers. For kids who have completed 4th through 6th grades. Call to register. Sponsored by First Covenant Church, Eureka. $35/week, includes supplies. 443-2957.

Spanish Summer Day Camp. Mondays-Fridays, June 27-July 1 and July 11-Aug. 19. Fuente Nueva Charter School, 1897 S St., Arcata. K-5 children with any level of Spanish are welcome. Weekly Themes include: Welcome Neighbor, The Spanish Speaking World, Culinary Arts, Our Ocean, All About Mexico, Weekly Field Trips, Science, Sports. 822.3348.

Summer Camp at the MGC. July 11, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., July 12, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., July 13, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., July 25, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., July 26, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., July 27, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Aug. 8, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Aug. 9, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Aug. 10, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Aug. 22, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Aug. 23, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and Aug. 24, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The Multi-Generational Center, 2280 Newburg Road, Fortuna. Summer Camp at the Multi-Generational Center! 725-3300.

Summer Camp Experience. Mondays-Fridays, 7:30 a.m.-5:45 p.m., June 20-Aug. 24. Arcata Elementary School, 2400 Baldwin St. Arcata School District offers adventure and exploration with weekly field trips, swimming, gardening, science club, maker club with 3-D printing, drumming club, Iron Chef cooking classes and weekly bike days, along with traditional camp arts and crafts. Flexible scheduling to meet the needs of busy families. You pick the schedule whether it is a single four-hour slot a week or full time. $23 full day, $19 six-hour block, $14 four-hour block. blovell@arcatasd.org. 826-1915.

Mistwood Summer Enrichment and Fun. June 27-July 22. Mistwood Montessori School, 1801 Tenth St., Eureka. Ages 3-8. Two sessions featuring In the Garden, Let's Go Ride a Bike, Wild about Insects and Down On the Farm. mistwood@sbcglobal.net. www.mistwoodmontessori.com. 444-8100.

Summer Fun and Kiddie Kamp. Mondays-Fridays, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.. June 20-Aug. 26. Rohner Park, 11th and N streets, Fortuna. A 10-week day camp for youth ages 4-14. A safe, child centered environment, where children can participate in supervised activities such as roller skating, arts and crafts, hiking, biking, cooking, water days and much more. Summer Fun is $25/full day and $18/half days; Kiddie Kamp is $30/day and $20/half days. Sibling discounts and multi-week discounts are available. www.friendlyfortuna.com. 725-7620.

Teen Counselor in Training Program. June 26-29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Center Activities, 1 Harpst St., Arcata. This program is for teens of all skills and backgrounds who want to have fun while building leadership skills and gaining job experience. The CIT program will introduce participants to group facilitation and management, leadership techniques and team building skills. Participants will learn to assist in the instruction of aquatic activities offered through this summer's youth aquatics and kids camps in a fun and supportive environment. $310. cntract@humboldt.edu. www2.humboldt.edu/centeractivities/activity/summer-programs. 826-3357.

Young Writers Camp. July 11-15, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Founders Hall, Humboldt State University, Arcata. The Redwood Writing Project's Young Writers Camp is back. Incoming 4th through 9th grade students of all writing abilities are welcome. Each day includes sessions on poetry, nature writing and digital stories with breaks for team building activities. Join us for a week of creative and innovative fun. $150 (scholarships available). rwp@humboldt.edu. redwoodwp.org/2016-young-writers-camp. 826-5109.

Youth Bible Camp. July 11-15, 9 a.m.-noon. Arcata First Baptist, 1700 Union Street. At SonRock Kids Camp, students will learn how their lives can be transformed by God's love for each of them. Each day will include a Bible lesson on the life of Peter, games, snacks and a visit to "Woodsy Happenings." Ages 12-18. Also, Vacation Bible School for kids 3-11. Free. 822-0367.

Visual and Performing Arts

Art Camp. Mondays-Fridays, 1-5 p.m. Arcata Community Center, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. Participants will discover their own creative styles using paints, three-dimensional art and more. Activities will explore visual and performing arts. Ages 7-12. June 20-24: Pixilation: Games and Photography. June 27-July 1: Decades. July 25-29: Page Turners: Inspired by Books. Aug. 1-5: Hollywood. Aug. 8-12: Mysteries & Optical Illusions. $100-$110. rec@cityofarcata.org. ca-arcata.civicplus.com/370/Summer-Camps. 822-7091.

Art Camps @ Plum Blossom Studio, Arcata. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon & 1-4 p.m., June 20-Aug. 19. Plum Blossom Studio, 98 California Ave., Arcata. Morning sessions are for ages 7-9. Afternoon sessions are for ages 10-14. Unique chance to learn and create in an artist's studio. Develop your own voice in drawing, painting, sculpting and print-making. Six students per class. $125 weekly. thaovillagepainter@gmail.com. www.thaoart.biz. 601-9955.

Beach Dance Party 2 Arcata (ages 7+). July 18-22, 12:30-4:30 p.m. No Limits Studio Arcata, 1093 10th St. Ages 7 and up. These beach-themed dance and art camps are for dancers with previous dance experience. Each fun-filled day will include dancing, games, music and art. Dancers will expand their knowledge and improve upon their technique in tap, jazz, hip-hop and ballet and will do an in-studio performance the last day of camp. Two camps available. $120. www.nolimitsdanceacademy.com. 825-0922.

Beach Dance Party 2 McKinleyville (ages 7+). Aug. 8-12, 12:30-4:30 p.m. No Limits Studio McKinleyville, 1547 Pickett Road. Ages 7 and up. These beach-themed dance and art camps are for dancers with previous dance experience. Each fun-filled day will include dancing, games, music and art! Dancers will expand their knowledge and improve upon their technique in tap, jazz, hip-hop and ballet and will do an in-studio performance the last day of camp. 2 camps available. 825-0922. nolimitsdanceacademy.com $120.

Cowboys and Aliens (ages 5-7). July 11, 10 a.m.-noon. HLOC's Space, 92 Sunny Brae Center, Arcata. The Force has awakened in the Wild West. This town is big enough for all sorts of characters. Bring your imagination and we sing and dance on the final frontier. Week-long camp for 5- to 7-year-olds. $90. info@hloc.org. www.hlokidco.org. 630-5013.

Cowboys and Aliens (ages 8-10). July 11, 9 a.m.-noon. HLOC's Space, 92 Sunny Brae Center, Arcata. The Force has awakened in the Wild West. This town is big enough for all sorts of characters! Bring your imagination and we sing and dance on the final frontier. Week-long camp for 8- to 10-year-olds. $140. info@hloc.org. www.hlokidco.org. 630-5013.

Dance Camp. June 20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., June 27, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Aug. 8, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Redwood Lounge, Redwood Park, Arcata. Dancers learn the latest moves and experiment with styles while working on core competencies. Open to dancers of all levels with a willingness to learn and have fun. Each week culminates with a Friday performance you can come out and watch. $100-110. rec@cityofarcata.org. www.ca-arcata.civicplus.com/379/Dance-Camp. 822-7091.

Dance Scene Dance Camp. July 18-22, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The Dance Scene, 1011 H St., Eureka. Dancers ages 5-15 learn dance technique and choreography with guest teachers in ballet, jazz, contemporary, musical theater, Pilates, and hip hop. Gain musicality, rhythm, focus, strength and a deeper understanding of dance arts. Open to dancers of all levels with a willingness to learn and have fun. Four or more classes per day, plus a craft activity each day makes this camp a fun way to learn during the summer. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Each week culminates with a Friday studio performance. $150/week. DanceSceneStudio@gmail.com. DanceEureka.com. 502-2188.

Dance Scene Dance Camp. Aug. 22-26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The Dance Scene, 1011 H St., Eureka. Dancers ages 5-15 learn dance technique and choreography with guest teachers in Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Musical Theater, Pilates, and Hip Hop. Gain musicality, rhythm, focus, strength, and a deeper understanding of dance arts. Dance Camp is open to dancers of all levels who have a love of dancing and a willingness to learn and have fun. 4+ classes per day, plus a craft activity each day makes this camp a fun way to learn during the summer! 9am - 5pm. Each week culminates with a Friday studio performance. $150/week $150/week. DanceSceneStudio@gmail.com. DanceEureka.com. 502-2188.

Director's Chair. July 11, 12:30-3:30 p.m. HLOC's Space, 92 Sunny Brae Center, Arcata. This is your chance to see both sides of putting together a musical theater production. Be performer and director while working together on short scenes and musical numbers. Experience the role of director and choreographer, and gain confidence and leadership skills in a fun and encouraging environment. Week-long camp for ages 11 and up. $140. info@hloc.org. www.hlokidco.org. 630-5013.

Fractured Fairy Tales (ages 5-7). July 5, 10 a.m.-noon. HLOC's Space, 92 Sunny Brae Center, Arcata. A fractured fairy tale is a story that uses fairy tales you know and changes the characters, setting, point of view or plots. Now is your chance to become one of your favorite fairy tale heroes or villains and to watch their story be turned upside down with music and dance. Four day camp for ages 5-7. $75. info@hloc.org. www.hlokidco.org. 630-5013.

Fractured Fairy Tales (ages 8 -10). July 5, 9-midnight. HLOC's Space, 92 Sunny Brae Center, Arcata. A fractured fairy tale is a story that uses fairy tales you know and changes the characters, setting, points of view, or plots. Now is you chance to become one of your favorite fairy tale heroes or villains and to watch their story be turned upside down. Create your own story with song and dance. Four-day camp for ages 8-10. $120. info@hloc.org. www.hlokidco.org. 630-5013.

Intermediate and Advanced Ballet and Pointe Classes. June 27-30, July 11-14 and Aug. 1-4. No Limits Studio Arcata, 1093 10th St. www.nolimitsdanceacademy.com. 825-0922.

Intermediate and Advanced Jazz, Tap, Contemporary and Hip Hop Dance Classes. July 25-29, 5-8 p.m. and Aug. 1-4, 5-8 p.m. No Limits Studio Arcata, 1093 10th St. 825-0922. www.nolimitsdanceacademy.com

Jungle Adventures (ages 5-7). June 27, 10 a.m.-noon. HLOC's Space, 92 Sunny Brae Center, Arcata. Feel that jungle rhythm and forge your own path as you explore uncharted territories. Working with the characters from "Elephant and Piggy," sing and dance to the jungle beat. Week-long camp for ages 5-7. $90. info@hloc.org. www.hlokidco.org. 630-5013.

Jungle Adventures (ages 8-10). June 27, 9 a.m.-noon. HLOC's Space, 92 Sunny Brae Center, Arcata. Feel that jungle rhythm and forge your own path as you explore uncharted territories. Look at scenes and music from at the literary and film classics Tarzan and The Jungle Book. Week-long camp for ages 8-10. $140. info@hloc.org. www.hlokidco.org. 630-5013.

Magical Mischief. June 20, 9 a.m.-noon. HLOC's Space, 92 Sunny Brae Center, Arcata. From the wizarding world of Harry Potter, through the wardrobe to the land of Narnia and everything in between. Join us for some magical mischief as we sing and dance to enchanting melodies and create our own magical adventures. For ages 8 to 10. $140. info@hloc.org. www.hlokidco.org. 630-5013.

Mini Movers Dance Camp. July 5, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., July 11, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Aug. 15, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Redwood Lounge, Redwood Park, Arcata. In this creative movement camp, mini movers learn components of dance while exploring music, choreography, coordination, exercise and flexibility. Each week culminates with a Friday performance. Ages 4-6. July 5-8: Ballet. July 11-15: Hip Hop/Street Jazz. Aug. 15-19: World Dance. $100-110. rec@cityofarcata.org. www.ca-arcata.civicplus.com/380/Dance-Camp—-Mini-Movers. 822-7091.

Musical Theatre Dream Roles. June 20, 12:30-3:30 p.m. HLOC's Space, 92 Sunny Brae Center, Arcata. Now is your chance to play the role that you have dreamed of performing. This is your opportunity to sing and perform a part of your favorite musical. Week-long camp for 11+ years. $140. info@hloc.org. hlokidco.org. 630-5013.

North Coast Piano Festival. July 31-Aug. 9. Humboldt State University, 1 Harpst St., Arcata. Ages 13-23. The first piano camp for advanced piano students. Housing available for additional cost. Contact Daniela Mineva. $500. dlm85@humboldt.edu. www2.humboldt.edu/northcoastpianofestival. 826-5443.

Passport to Dance. June 20-24, 1-5 p.m. North Coast Dance, 426 F St., Eureka. For ages 5-13. Come enjoy five days of jazz, ballroom, tap, yoga, capeoira, hula, ballet, belly dance, Irish, hip-hop, acting, crafts, healthy snacks and more. $99 per person. northcoastdance@sbcglobal.net. www.northcoastdance.org. 442-7779.

Princess (and Prince) Beach Dance Party McKinleville (ages 3-4). July 11-15, 10 a.m.-noon. No Limits Studio McKinleyville, 1547 Pickett Road. Ages 3-4. Explore the world of dance in one of our beach themed dance and art camps. Each fun filled day will include dancing, games, music and art. Dancers will learn many styles including tap, jazz, hip hop and ballet and will do an in-studio performance the last day of camp. Two camps available. $75. www.nolimitsdanceacademy.com. 825-0922.

Princess (and Prince) Beach Dance Party Arcata (ages 3-4). July 18-22, 10 a.m.-noon. No Limits Studio Arcata, 1093 10th St. Ages 3-4. Explore the world of dance in one of our beach themed dance and art camps. Each fun filled day will include dancing, games, music and art. Learn many styles of dance including tap, jazz, hip hop and ballet and do an in-studio performance the last day of camp. Two camps available. $75. www.nolimitsdanceacademy.com. 825-0922.

Princess (and Prince) Beach Dance Party Arcata (ages 5-6). July 25-29, 10 a.m.-noon. No Limits Studio Arcata, 1093 10th St. Ages 5-6. Explore the world of dance in one of our beach themed dance and art camps. Each fun filled day will include dancing, games, music and art. Dancers will learn many styles of dance including tap, jazz, hip hop and ballet and will do an in-studio performance the last day of camp. Two camps available. $75. www.nolimitsdanceacademy.com. 825-0922.

Princess (and Prince) Beach Dance Party McKinleyville (ages 5-6). Aug. 8-12, 10 a.m.-noon. No Limits Studio McKinleyville, 1547 Pickett Road. Ages 5-6. Explore the world of dance in one of our beach themed dance and art camps. Each fun filled day will include dancing, games, music and art. Dancers will learn many styles of dance including tap, jazz, hip hop and ballet and will do an in-studio performance the last day of camp. Two camps available. $75. www.nolimitsdanceacademy.com. 825-0922.

Roald Dahl Week (ages 7-10). Aug. 15, 9 a.m.-noon. HLOC's Space, 92 Sunny Brae Center, Arcata. Celebrating the author known for classics such as

Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG and James and the Giant Peach. Learn scenes and work on character studies of your favorite moments from the books while singing songs from classic film adaptations of the stories. Week-long camp for ages 7-10. $140. info@hloc.org. www.hlokidco.org. 630-5013.

Roald DaHL Readers Theatre (ages 11+). Aug. 15, 12:30-3:30 p.m. HLOC's Space, 92 Sunny Brae Center, Arcata. Celebrating the author known for classics such as Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG and James and the Giant Peach. Work on character studies of your favorite moments from the books while singing songs from classic film adaptations of the stories. Class will culminate in a readers theater performance for the community. Week-long camp for ages 11 and up. $140. info@hloc.org. www.hlokidco.org. 630-5013.

Sequoia Chamber Music Workshop. June 19-24. Humboldt State University, 1 Harpst St., Arcata. Ages 12-20. Study and perform at least four different works with four different chamber groups. Scholarships and financial aid available. Housing available for additional cost. Contact Daniela Mineva. $420. sequoia@humboldt.edu. www.sequoiachambermusic.org. 826-5443.

Summer Art Camps. June 27, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., July 11, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., July 25, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and Aug. 8, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F St., Eureka. Students spend an entire week exploring the museum, creating hands-on art projects and being inspired by professional artists! $120 per week, Scholarships available. janine@humboldtarts.org. www.humboldtarts.org. 442-0278.

Summer Dance Camp & Intensive. July 11-23. Trillium Dance Studios, 855 8th St., Arcata. Dancers will be able to explore many different kinds of dance such as ballet, Latin, tap, hip-hop, jazz, contemporary, modern, as well as many more, plus a few special guest teachers and an end-of-camp performance. www.trilliumdance.com.

Summer Dance Intensive. Aug. 8-19, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. North Coast Dance, 426 F St., Eureka. Intensive program for dancers ages 10 and up. This is for dancers with experience who wish to better their dancing with the help of our knowledgeable teachers. northcoastdance@sbcglobal.net. www.northcoastdance.org. 442-7779.

Summer Youth Workshops. Mondays-Fridays, July 25-29. Arcata Playhouse, 1251 Ninth St. Classes for ages 6–9: Clowning for Kids, 9 a.m.–noon: A funny adventure into clowning. They will create their own original clown characters and skits and learn to work in cooperative teams to create their own original pieces. Great Adventures: Creative Drama, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.: Kids will learn acting skills and learn to perform, as a whole group, a physical theater adventure story they write and create themselves. Classes for ages 10–14: Advanced Acting, 9 a.m.–noon: Students will be cast in short written scenes designed to challenge and sharpen character acting skills. Advanced Commedia and Physical Theater, 12:30–3:30 p.m.: Explore the exciting world of mask performance and characters. Using commedia masks, students will learn and create comic skits and routines. Full week one class (half day) $100, full week two classes (full day) $175.

Theater Camp. July 11, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., July 18, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., July 25, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Aug. 1, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Redwood Lounge, Redwood Park, Arcata. Have a blast telling stories, playing theater games and learning all of the fun things to do with stagecraft, all in fresh air under the redwoods! Anyone with an interest in theater can join. Each Friday features a camp performance for family and friends! Ages 9-14. July 11-15: Improv; July 18-22: Physical Theater; July 25-29: Melodrama/Physical Theater; Aug. 1-5: Shakespeare and Classics $100-110. rec@cityofarcata.org. www.ca-arcata.civicplus.com/381/Theater-Camp. 822-7091.

Theatre Production for Youth. July 5-8, 9 a.m.-noon and July 25-29. NuGames Eureka, 1662 Myrtle Ave. #A. Ages 10-17. Students will write, act and direct plays of their own creation. Final Performance will be held at Redwood Curtain Theatre in Eureka. $100/session. www.nugamesonline.com/classes. www.nugameseureka@gmail.com. 845-4772.

Tony Award Highlights (ages 11+). June 27, 12:30-3:30 p.m. HLOC's Space, 92 Sunny Brae Center, Arcata. Explore highlights from Tony Award-winning productions such as Wicked, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and more. Learn songs, act out scenes and dance to some of musical theatre's most popular pieces. Week-long camp for ages 11 and up. $140. info@hloc.org. www.hlokidco.org. 630-5013.

Trinity Ballet Academy. July 19. Trinity Ballet Academy, 1981 Central Ave., Mckinleyville. Trinity Ballet will offer a four-week summer program for ages 4 and up. Pre-registration is required by Friday, June 17. Call for schedule and fees. 839-1816.

Video Production: Documentaries. July 18-22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., July 25-29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Aug. 1-5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Bright Spark Media Collective, 1125 16th St., Arcata. Ages 11-17. Each week students will plan and create a small project documentary. Taught by Kimberley Culotta, professional cinematographer. $200/session (multi-session discounts). brightsparklaura@gmail.com. www.brightsparkmediacollective.com. 845-4772.

Video Production: Make Your Own YouTube Channel. Aug. 1-5, 1-4 p.m. and Aug. 8-12, 1-4 p.m. Bright Spark Media Collective, 1125 16th St., Arcata. Ages 11-17. Students will write, shoot and edit a series of video shorts and put them on YouTube. Who knows, you might be the next YouTube sensation. 845-4772. www.brightsparkmediacollective.com. brightsparklaura@gmail.com. $200/session (multi-session discounts).

Wizard of Oz (ages 7-10). July 18, 9 a.m.-noon. HLOC's Space, 92 Sunny Brae Center, Arcata. Get ready to sing and dance down the yellow brick road with a cast of lovable characters. Find your heart, brains and courage as you act out memorable songs and scenes from this classic tale. Head over the rainbow to the Emerald City, and don't forget your ruby slippers. Week-long camp for ages 7-10. $140. info@hloc.org. www.hlokidco.org. 630-5013.

Wizard of Oz Production (ages 11+). July 18, 12:30-3:30 p.m. HLOC's Space, 92 Sunny Brae Center, Arcata. Explore the literary and film classic The Wizard of Oz. There is a role for everyone in our mini-production complete with singing, acting, choreography and costumes touches! Week-long camp for ages 11+. $140. info@hloc.org. www.hlokidco.org. 530-6013.

Young Creators Art Camp. July 5, 1-5 p.m., July 11, 1-5 p.m., July 18, 1-5 p.m. and Aug. 15, 1-5 p.m. Arcata Community Center, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. Young aspiring artists focus on age-appropriate art projects, imaginative play and inspiring activities. Create new projects every day and explore a variety of art mediums. July 5-8: Time Travelers. July 11-15: Page Turners - Inspired by Books. July 18-22: Hollywood. August 15-19: Mysteries. $100-$110. rec@cityofarcata.org. www.ca-arcata.civicplus.com/370/Summer-Camps. 822-7091.

Youth Musical Theatre Summer Workshops. Mondays-Fridays, July 18-29. Ferndale Repertory Theatre, 447 Main St. Kids spend two weeks making friends and learning performance techniques from California and Arizona Certified Music and Theatre Educator Brandon Day, culminating in a full-blown production. No experience is necessary. Kids will learn techniques in music, theater and dance. Ages 7-12: 9 a.m.-noon, Mon.-Fri. Ages 13-18: 1–4 p.m., Mon.-Fri. Plus two evening performances on July 29 and July 30. Early enrollment is encouraged. Apply online, email or call for an application form. Scholarships and payment plans available. Deadline Friday, July 15. $150. info@ferndalerep.org. www.ferndale.org. 786 5483.

Nature & Science

Computer Game Development with Unity 3D. Mondays-Fridays, 1-4 p.m. NuGames Eureka, 1662 Myrtle Ave. #A. Ages 11-18. Unity 3D is a game engine that is very popular with small game studios. You can use it to create all kinds of games, from iPhone apps to big console shooters. Students would need to have some programming knowledge to take this class. Session 1: June 20-24; Session 2: June 27-July 1; Session 3: July 11–15; Session 4: July 18–22; Session 5: Aug. 1-5; Session 6: Aug. 8-12. 845-4772. $225/session (multi-session discounts). nugameseureka@gmail.com. www.nugamesonline.com/classes.

Computer Programming. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon. NuGames Eureka, 1662 Myrtle Ave. #A. Ages 11-18. This class is based on a university-level introductory course. Students learn basic concepts of programming like logic, data structures and how to approach complex problems. Students don't need to have any programming knowledge to take this class. Session 1: June 20-24; Session 2: June 27-July 1; Session 3: July 11–15; Session 4: July 18–22; Session 5: Aug. 1-5; Session 6: Aug. 8-12. $225/session (multi-session discounts). nugameseureka@gmail.com. www.nugamesonline.com/classes. 845-4772.

Cub Club-Clever Canines. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon, July 18-22. Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. From predator to pack mate, canines come in all shapes and sizes. Our super sleuth bush dogs Mato and Perrito will take us around the zoo to uncover clues that will tell us the stories of all the different canines. $80/week before July 1; $85 after July 1. education@sequoiaparkzoo.net. www.sequoiaparkzoo.net/education/zoofari-education-camps. 441-4217.

Cub Club-Ahoy, Mateys! Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon, Aug. 1-5. Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. This week we take an adventure in search of lost treasure. Along the way we hope meet some aquatic friends, explore watery worlds from freshwater streams to the ocean deep and maybe even meet a sea monster or two. The otters will lead the way on this marine trip! This camp is for ages 5-7. $80/week before July 1; $85 after July 1. education@sequoiaparkzoo.net. www.sequoiaparkzoo.net/education/zoofari-education-camps. 441-4217.

Cub Club-Where the Wild Things Are. Aug. 15-Aug. 19, 9 a.m.-noon. Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. This week we sail past the Learning Lab walls to find "where the wild things are" in our backyard. Join us for a week filled with animal enrichment, discovery walks through Sequoia Park, and games. Climb aboard and let the wild rumpus begin! This camp is for 5-7 year olds. $80/week before July 1; $85 after July 1. education@sequoiaparkzoo.net. www.sequoiaparkzoo.net/education/zoofari-education-camps. 441-4217.

Dune Detectives Summer Camp. July 25-29, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Aug. 8-12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, 220 Stamps Lane, Manila. This week-long, half-day camp program for ages 5-7 will connect participants to the diverse coastal habitats of the Samoa Peninsula. While exploring diverse coastal habitats between the Humboldt Bay and Pacific Ocean, participants will learn about the animals and plants that live there through games, songs and hands-on exploration. Extended Care is available before and after the program for an additional fee. For more information or to sign up, please contact Friends of the Dunes. $100, or $80 for Friends of the Dunes members. suzie@friendsofthedunes.org. 444-1397.

Family ZOOSNOOZE: A Wild Family Campout. Sat., Aug. 27, 6 p.m. to Sun., Aug. 28, 9 a.m. Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. Spend the night at the zoo. Activities include a nocturnal animal encounter, twilight hike, stories and s'mores around a fire, and breakfast bagels with the bush dogs. Families bring their own dinner and gear. Children must be age 5+ and accompanied by responsible adult at a ratio of two children to one adult max. $70 for one child and one adult, $25 for each add-on family member. education@sequoiaparkzoo.net. www.sequoiaparkzoo.net/education/zoofari-education-camps. 441-4217.

Junior Zookeepers: Animal Grossology. July 25-29, 1-4 p.m. Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. Musking, scatology, and parasites, oh my! Come find out about the less glamorous side of some of your favorite animals. We'll get down and dirty with animal encounters, scent experiments, owl up-chuck and a recipe for fake blood. This camp is for ages 8-11. $80/week before July 1; $85 after July 1. education@sequoiaparkzoo.net. www.sequoiaparkzoo.net/education/zoofari-education-camps. 441-4217.

Junior Zookeepers: Fortunate Fire Monkey. July 11-15, 9 a.m.-noon. Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. Come celebrate the year of the Fire Monkey. We'll pamper our primates with special enrichment, delve into the Chinese Zodiac culture and explore other Zodiac animals that live at the zoo. Animal enrichment, games, art and more. This camp is for ages 8-11. $80/week before July 1; $85 after July 1. education@sequoiaparkzoo.net. www.sequoiaparkzoo.net/education/zoofari-education-camps. 441-4217.

Junior Zookeepers: Over the Hedge. Aug. 8-12, 1-4 p.m. Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. What lies beyond the fence around your backyard? This week, we'll meet all kinds of wild animals that share our urban space, from ravens to raccoons. Plenty of animal enrichment and discovery walks will help us learn ways to live with our wonderful wildlife friends. This camp is for ages 8-11. $80/week before July 1; $85 after July 1. education@sequoiaparkzoo.net. www.sequoiaparkzoo.net/education/zoofari-education-camps. 441-4217.

Junior Zookeepers: Call of the Carnivora. Aug. 8-12, 9 a.m.-noon. Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. Claws and teeth, thumbs and feet, come find out what makes each Carnivora unique. From primate to panda, let's spend the week exploring animals in the order of Carnivora. We will even make some tasty treats to hide in their habitats, then watch them use their wild skills to hunt and consume their food. This camp is for ages 8-11. $80/week before July 1; $85 after July 1. education@sequoiaparkzoo.net. www.sequoiaparkzoo.net/education/zoofari-education-camps. 441-4217.

Junior Zookeepers-Shiver Me Timbers. July 25-29, 9 a.m.-noon. Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka. Pirate-themed activities and creatures from pirate tales. This camp is for ages 8-11. $80/week before July 1; $85 after July 1. education@sequoiaparkzoo.net. www.sequoiaparkzoo.net/education/zoofari-education-camps. 441-4217.

Marine Science Summer Camp. July 18-22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and Aug. 1-5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. HSU Marine Laboratory, 570 Ewing St., Trinidad. The five-day camp gives children the opportunity to learn about and explore local marine habitats, organisms and Trinidad history. July 18-22 session is for kids 6-9 years of age and August 1-5 is for kids 10-12 years of age. Classes are in the "wet" classroom and include games, crafts and short field trips. Each session will also include a tide-pooling day where kids will explore local beaches and rocky intertidal zones. To register, complete the registration form on the website below. $195 full course; single-day attendance is $50. marnat@humboldt.edu. www.hsumarinelab.org/summer-program. 826-3689.

Marsh Explorers Science Camp. June 20, 1-5 p.m., July 5, 1-5 p.m., July 18, 1-5 p.m. and Aug. 15, 1-5 p.m. Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary Interpretive Center, 569 S. G St. Marsh Explorers will investigate the natural world. Each week-long camp program is packed with fun experiments, individual projects and engaging science learning. Explore, discover and enjoy the "wow" of science in your own backyard. Ages 7-9. June 20-24: Complex Communities. July 5-8: Predator vs. Prey. July 18-22: Non-Native Invaders. Aug. 15-19: Plants of the Marsh. $100-110. rec@cityofarcata.org. www.ca-arcata.civicplus.com/375/Marsh-Explorers-Science-Camp. 822-7091.

Natural Resource Science Camps. July 11-15, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., July 18-22, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., July 25-29, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Aug. 1-5, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. HSU Natural History Museum, 1242 G St., Arcata. Four week-long, all-day summer camps for ages 7-12. Each camp will have a different theme and will emphasize scientific exploration as well as fun and exciting adventures. Camp 1 - Focus on Forests, Camp 2 - Wonders of Wildlife, Camp 3 - Captivating Aquatics, Camp 4 - Green Energy and Conservation. tba. mjb11@humboldt.edu. www.humboldt.edu/natmus. 826-4479.

Young Explorers Science Camp. June 27, 1-5 p.m., July 25, 1-5 p.m., Aug. 1, 1-5 p.m. and Aug. 8, 1-5 p.m. Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary Interpretive Center, 569 S. G St. Young Explorers investigate the natural world. Each week-long camp program is packed with fun experiments, individual projects and engaging science learning. Explore, discover and enjoy the "wow" of science in your own backyard Ages 4-6. June 27-July 1: Otter's Paradise. July 25-29: Birds of a Feather. Aug. 1-5: Invertebrates are Awesome. Aug. 8-12: How to be a Herpetologist. $100-110. rec@cityofarcata.org. www.ca-arcata.civicplus.com/376/Young-Explorers-Science-Camp. 822-7091.

Sports, Athletics and Adventure

Adventure Camp. June 20-Aug. 26. Redwood Lodge, Redwood Park, Arcata. Adventure seekers ages 10-14 gain lifelong skills while challenging their individual limits. Each week offers new adventures: Wilderness Survival: Shelter Building, Knots, Tree Beds; Tracking: Camouflage, Hiking, Track Identification; Navigation and Orienteering: Questing, Compasses, Maps, GPS; Call of the Wild: Bird Calls, Leave No Trace, Humboldt Heritage; Fire Safety and Cooking: Fire Building, Forest Fires, Camp Safety Week. $100; discounts available for pairing with other camps. rec@cityofarcata.org. www.ca-arcata.civicplus.com/370/Summer-Camps. 822-7091.

Basketball Jones Hoop Camp (Ages 9-17). June 20-24. McKinleyville Middle School, 2285 Central Ave. Ages 9-17. For any young basketball player who is looking to improve his or her basketball game. Meets the needs of all skill levels for any boy or girl. All camps are 40 hours of instruction and insight. Online registration. $255. www.basketballjonescamps.com.

Basketball Jones Hoop Camp (Ages 6-15). Aug. 15-19. Freshwater School, 75 Greenwood Heights Drive, Eureka. Ages 6-15. For any young basketball player who is looking to improve. Meets the needs of all skill levels for any boy or girl. All camps are 40 hours of instruction and insight. Online registration at www.basketballjonescamps.com. (7:30 a.m. early drop if you need it). $255.

Beginner to Advanced Junior and Adult Tennis Camps. June 20-Aug. 19. Eureka Indoor Tennis Club, 3699 Edgewood Road. Whether you've never played before, only have played Wii tennis or think that you can challenge the best players in the county, we have a tennis camp for you. We offer junior and adult tennis programs that are taught by a local tournament player and certified professional. Our camps are friendly, fun and focused on making you a more confident person on and off the court. Each camp is a two-week session Monday-Thursday. Ask about sibling or club member discount. $110-$150 Call for a specific quote. Caseyjm24@gmail.com. www.eureka-indoor-tennis-club.net/WELCOME.html. 442-1040 or 498-9089.

Beginning Junior Sailing Camp. June 27-July 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, 921 Waterfront Drive, Eureka. Campers harness the power of the wind and smiles as they learn to sail on Humboldt Bay. This program partners with the Humboldt Yacht Club to teach basic skills necessary to sail small craft boats, including boat rigging, points of sail, capsize recovery, boat handling skills, water safety, situational awareness and more on Laser and Pico sailboats. With an on-site motorized safety boat and a low student to instructor ratio of 4-1 this camp is sure to provide a safe learning environment for campers of all skills. $300. hbac@humboldt.edu. www2.humboldt.edu/centeractivities/activity/summer-programs. 443-4222.

Children's Aikido Classes. Ongoing, Mondays-Fridays, 6-7:30 p.m., Mondays, 4-5 p.m. and Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m. North Coast Aikido, 890 G St, Arcata. Nonviolent, noncompetitive martial arts. Physical conditioning, self-confidence, self-defense and fun. Ages 6-18. See website for details and prices. $40/month children, $75/month teens & adults. info@northcoastaikido.org. www.northcoastaikido.org. 826-9395.

Children's Yoga Workshop. June 20-24, 1-3:30 p.m. Trinidad Town Hall, 409 Trinity St. Children ages 5-12 will have a chance to stretch, be active, learn stillness while having fun in a playful environment. They will learn simple yoga postures and breathing techniques for physical and mental well-being. Yoga enhances flexibility, refines balance and coordination, develops focus and concentration, boosts self-esteem and confidence and strengthens the mind-body connection. $120/week. jodyswan@gmail.com. 971-300-1202.

Humboldt Bay Aquatics Center's Kids Camp. July 11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and July 25, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, 921 Waterfront Drive, Eureka. Each day campers get out on the water on kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddleboards to learn safe paddling skills as well as a respect for the wonderful marine environment in Humboldt Bay. In addition, campers learn about boating and water safety, tides, weather and team building. Land games and crafts will be integrated into each day at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center where the camp meets. $245. hbac@humboldt.edu. www2.humboldt.edu/centeractivities/activity/summer-programs. 443-4222.

Humboldt Crabs Advanced Baseball Camp: Ages 12-15. Aug. 1-4, 9 a.m.-noon. Redwood Fields, Fern Street, Eureka. Senior Advanced Camp is for the serious players who want help with their batting, pitching or other skills they feel need improvement. The minimum age for this camp is 12 years. This camp is designed to help the player make the transition from Little League to Babe Ruth. For any questions, please call Crabs Board Member, Roger Lorenzetti at 499-9075 or email: rogerjean56@gmail.com. $65.

Humboldt Crabs Baseball Camp: Ages 9-14, McKinleyville. July 11-15, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Hiller Park, 795 Hiller Road, McKinleyville. Campers will enjoy a week with the best baseball players in Humboldt County and receive an authentic Humboldt Crabs Camp T-shirt, one youth season pass to all Crabs home games, and a strip of 10 adult tickets. For any questions, please call Crabs Board Member, Roger Lorenzetti at 499-9075 or email: rogerjean56@gmail.com. $95, discounts available for families with multiple children attending.

Humboldt Crabs Baseball Camp: Ages 9-14, Arcata. July 18-22, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Arcata Little League Field, Samoa Blvd. Campers will enjoy a week with the best baseball players in Humboldt County and receive an authentic Humboldt Crabs Camp T-shirt, one youth season pass to all Crabs home games, and a strip of 10 adult tickets. For any questions, please call Crabs Board Member, Roger Lorenzetti at 499-9075 or email: rogerjean56@gmail.com. $95, discounts available for families with multiple children attending.

Humboldt Crabs Baseball Camp: Ages 9-14, Fortuna. July 18-22, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Newburg Park, 2700 Newburg Road, Fortuna. Campers will enjoy a week with the best baseball players in Humboldt County and receive an authentic Humboldt Crabs Camp T-shirt, one youth season pass to all Crabs home games, and a strip of 10 adult tickets. For any questions, please call Crabs Board Member, Roger Lorenzetti at 499-9075 or email: rogerjean56@gmail.com. $95, discounts available for families with multiple children attending.

Humboldt Crabs Baseball Camp: Ages 9-14, Eureka. July 25-29, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Redwood Fields, Fern Street, Eureka. Campers will enjoy a week with the best baseball players in Humboldt County and receive an authentic Humboldt Crabs Camp T-shirt, one youth season pass to all Crabs home games, and a strip of 10 adult tickets. For any questions, please call Crabs Board Member, Roger Lorenzetti at 499-9075 or email: rogerjean56@gmail.com. $95, discounts available for families with multiple children attending.

Humboldt Crabs Beginners Baseball Camp: Ages 6-8, McKinleyville. July 6-8, 9 a.m.-noon. Hiller Park, 795 Hiller Road, McKinleyville. These camps are for those ages 6-8, just getting started in their baseball careers, not quite old enough for the weeklong camps but who still want to get out on the field with their heroes. $45.

Humboldt Crabs Beginners Baseball Camp: Ages 6-8, Arcata. July 18-20, 9 a.m.-noon. Arcata Little League Field, Samoa Blvd. These camps are for those ages 6-8, just getting started in their baseball careers, not quite old enough for the weeklong camps but who still want to get out on the field with their heroes. $45.

Humboldt Crabs Beginners Baseball Camp: Ages 6-8, Fortuna. July 18-20, 9 a.m.-noon. Newburg Park, 2700 Newburg Road, Fortuna. These camps are for those ages 6-8, just getting started in their baseball careers, not quite old enough for the weeklong camps but who still want to get out on the field with their heroes. $45.

Humboldt Crabs Beginners Baseball Camp: Ages 6-8, Eureka. July 25, 9 a.m.-noon. Redwood Fields, Fern Street, Eureka. For ages 6-8, just getting started in their baseball careers, not quite old enough for the week-long camps but who still want to get out on the field with their heroes. $45.

Humboldt Swim Club. May 12-Aug. 31. Humboldt Swim Club, P.O. Box 101, Bayside. A fun, supportive fitness for boys and girls ages 6-18. For tryout information, contact Coach Kelly. www.hscswim.org. 267-SWIM.

Humboldt Tennis Club. Mondays-Fridays, June 30-Aug. 26, 1-5 p.m. Larson Park, 901 Grant Ave., Arcata. Join us for one to 10 weeks. $130. www.humboldttennisclub.com. 616-4781.

Intermediate Junior Sailing Camp. July 18-22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, 921 Waterfront Drive, Eureka. This program is developed for junior sailors looking to challenge their skills and put their sailing knowledge to the test. Instructors will build on essential sailing skills learned in the beginning Junior Sailing Camp. Campers will be introduced to a larger boat, the Coronado 15. Other topics include just-for-fun sail races, technical skills, seamanship and navigational guidelines. In order to maintain a safe learning environment, an on-site motorized safety boat will always be present as well as a low 4-1 instructor ratio. $300. hbac@humboldt.edu. www2.humboldt.edu/centeractivities/activity/summer-programs. 443-4222.

Moonstone Beach Surfcamp. Mondays-Sundays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Moonstone Beach, Moonstone Beach Road, Westhaven. Water enthusiasts of all levels learn the aquatic skill necessary for all types of wave riding and surfing while being immersed in junior lifeguard water safety, surf etiquette and beach and ocean awareness. Led by a former California state lifeguard and school teacher with male and female instructors in this 16th annual camp. Ages 8 and up. Five sessions: June 27-July 1, July 5-8, July 18-22, Aug. 1-5, Aug. 8-12. $195/week. moonstonebeachsurfcamp@gmail.com. www.moonstonebeachsurfcamp.com. 822-5099, 834-3428.

Ninja Camp. Monday-Friday. 1 p.m.-4 p.m., July 11-July 15. Sun Yi's Academy of Tae Kwon Do, 1215 Giuntoli Lane, Arcata. Ages 8 and up. Martial Arts, archery, obstacle courses and more. Register now to reserve your limited space. 825-0182. $150/week

North Coast Junior Lifeguards. Moonstone Beach, Trinidad Beach. July 11-29, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Ages 9-15. 3 week sessions. Junior Lifeguards is an active program run by the California State Parks Lifeguards that emphasizes teamwork, ocean safety, education and fun. Contact us for more information or visit the webpage. www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=23759 or North Coast Junior Lifeguard Coordinator, Keven Harder, 707-845- 6171. Keven.Harder@parks.ca.gov.

Redwood Adventure Camp. Mondays-Sundays, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., July 5-July 20. Redwood Adventure Camp, 63000 Hermitage Road, Leggett. A week-long, coed summer camp along the Eel River that nurtures wilderness stewardship, personal growth and, of course, adventure! Campers backpack, swim in the river, have campfires, do archery and participate in a ropes course, among many other activities. Outdoor ministry that emphasizes personal and community development. $495/wk. office@redwoodadventure.org. www.redwoodadventure.org. 703-9171.

Skate Camp. Arcata Skate Park, 900 Sunset Ave. At Skate Camp, youth of all skill levels learn how to be safe and have fun at the Arcata Skate Park. Beginner, intermediate and advanced skaters are all welcome! Instructed by skilled, local skateboarders, the program focuses on park safety, park etiquette, street and vert riding, and style. June 20-24: ages 6-14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 27-July 1: ages 6-9, 1-5 p.m. July 11-15: ages 6-14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 18-22: ages 6-14, 1-5 p.m. "Girls Shred" All Girls Camp: Ages 6-14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 1-5: ages 6-14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $100-$110. rec@cityofarcata.org. www.ca-arcata.civicplus.com/377/Skate-Camp. 822-7091.

Summer Children's Yoga Camp. July 11-15, 1-3:30 p.m. Om Shala Yoga Center, 858 10th St., Arcata. Children will have a chance to stretch, be active, learn stillness while having fun in a playful environment. Children will learn simple yoga postures and breathing techniques for physical and mental well-being. They will learn simple concentration and mediation techniques for memory power and to balance emotions. $120. jodyswan@gmail.com. www.omshalayoga.com. 825-9642.

Summer Gymnastics. Arcata Community Center, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. Offering classes for kids ages 15 months–17 years. Students will be coached through a variety of skills on the floor, beam, bars and vault. Focus is on fun and fitness. Session #1: June 20–July 23 (5-week session); Session #2: July 25–August 27 (5-week session). www.cityofarcata.org/rec.

Summer Youth Restoration Raft Trips. Panamnik Building, 38150 Hwy 96, Orleans. Restoration raft trip activities include fish habitat restoration, snorkeling, river clean-up, invasive weed removal and more. July 8, Ages 11-14, Happy Camp: Indian Creek to Wingate. July 13, Ages 7-9, Orleans: Ullathirne to Big Bar. July 22, Ages 10-12, Somes Bar: Persido to Stuarts Bar. carol@mkwc.org. 530-627-3202.

Surf Adventure Camp. July 25-28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Center Activities, 1 Harpst St., Arcata. Surf's up for a popular favorite geared toward both new and veteran campers. Participants will enjoy both group and individual surf instruction on their choice of surfboard or body board. Also offered during this four-day camp are ocean safety and awareness, as well as positive group bonding while building confidence and coordination. This camp is ideal for both the experienced and beginners alike, and includes a campout near Crescent City on Wednesday night. $215. cntract@humboldt.edu. www2.humboldt.edu/centeractivities/activity/summer-programs. 826-3357.

Teen Strength & Conditioning Program. June 20, 1-3 p.m. and July 18, 1-3 p.m. HSU Student Recreation Center, Humboldt State University (1 Harpst Street), Arcata. June 20-July 15 or July 18 Aug. 12. Open to all teen athletes, this program includes exclusive, individualized training in the areas of plyometrics, speed development, strength development, power development, agility, Olympic lifting and flexibility. $100. src@humboldt.edu. www2.humboldt.edu/centeractivities/activity/summer-programs. 826-4197.

Tri-Kids Triathlon. June 5. Arcata Community Pool, 1150 16th St. Humboldt Tri-Kids is a triathlon for youth ages 7-18. Participants may enter as an individual or as a member of a 2- or 3-person relay team. www.Trikids.com. 496-0257.

Youth Aquatics & Adventure Camp. July 11-15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Aug. 1-5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Center Activities, 1 Harpst St., Arcata. This camp offers a variety of aquatic and adventure skills for campers of all skill levels. Campers can look forward to many exciting activities, including rock climbing, flatwater kayaking, canoeing, surfing, stand up paddling and sailing. The caring and supportive staff also teach water safety, environmental education and promote positive group development all within a fun atmosphere. $310. cntract@humboldt.edu. www2.humboldt.edu/centeractivities/activity/summer-programs. 826-3357.

Youth Climbing Program. July 5, 9 a.m.-noon and Aug. 2, 9 a.m.-noon. HSU Student Recreation Center, Humboldt State University (1 Harpst Street), Arcata. July 5-9 or Aug. 2-6. Learn essential climbing skills in a fun, challenging and supportive environment. Instructors teach climbing technique, safety checks, knot tying, belaying and clear communication. Our days will include team building challenges and games to help build climbing skill and knowledge, agility, self-esteem, responsibility and confidence. An optional outdoor climbing day can be added on the Saturday following camp. $130. src@humboldt.edu. www2.humboldt.edu/centeractivities/activity/summer-programs. 826-4197.


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