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ARCATA RECREATION DIVISION.
Numerous classes and camps including gymnastics, exercise classes, drop-in sports, art and cooking.
Ages: Toddlers to teens, depending on program.
When, Where, Cost: Varies according to program.
Contact: 822-7091.
Website: cityofarcata.org/rec.
BLUE LAKE DROP-IN RECREATION Drop-in recreation for youth and teens. Basketball, climbing wall, pool table, foosball, video games, Xbox, more.
Ages: All ages.
When: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Blue Lake Roller Rink, 312 S. Railroad Ave.
Cost: Free to youth and teens. Sponsored by Blue Lake Teens for Change.
Contact: Blue Lake Parks and Recreation, 668-5932.
Website: bluelake.ca.gov.
BLUE SLIDE CAMP. Faith-building outdoor overnight summer camp. Relaxation, celebration, singing, swimming and prayer.
Ages: Entering grades 4-12.
When: Family Camp July 6-8; Youth Camp (entering grades 4-12) July 8-13.
Where: On the banks of the Mad River in Maple Creek.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 445-3453.
E-mail: ncsrfmom@yahoo.com.
Website: blueslidecamp.org.
BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF THE REDWOODS. Club house drop-in program with arts and crafts, recreation, cooking, field trips. Supervised by staff.
Ages: 6-12.
When: Noon-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Where: 3117 Prospect Ave., Eureka.
Cost: Call for pricing.
Contact: 442-9142.
Website: bgcredwoods.org.
CAMP CARSON. Free summer recreation camp includes games, sports, arts and crafts, performing arts, scientific discovery, special guest speakers and more.
Ages: 5-12.
When: June 18-Aug. 10, M-F, 11 a.m.-4.p.m.
Where: Corner of Carson and I streets, Eureka.
Cost: Free, first-come, first served basis.
Contact: Mo Merrell, 268-1844.
ARCATA CAMP COMBO. Morning camp (9 a.m.-1 p.m.) then for the remainder of the day (1-5 p.m.) choose a specialty camp.
Cost: $125 weekly, $135 non-resident.
Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091.
CAMP LIVING WATERS. Crafts, swimming, outdoor games.
Ages: Various.
When: July 15-20.
Where: Cookson Ranch, 22 miles east of the Highway 10half99 interchange.
Cost: $175.
Contact: 822-4102.
Website: camplivingwatershumboldt.org.
CAMP PERIGOT Games, water day, skating, art, fieldtrips, sports, theatre, cooking and more. Hot breakfast and lunch provided.
Ages: 5-13.
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., June 18-Aug. 24. Extended care available from 8-9 a.m. and 4-5:30 p.m.
Where: Perigot Park, Blue Lake.
Cost: Camperships available! Resident Discount: $86/full-day/week, $45/half-day/week, $22/daily full day, $12 daily half-day. Non-Resident: $103/full-day/week, $63/half-day/week, $26/daily full day, $15 daily half-day.
Contact: Blue Lake Parks and Recreation, 668-5932.
Website: bluelake.ca.gov.
CAMP RYAN. Educational recreation program includes games, sports, arts and crafts, performing arts, scientific discovery, special guest speakers and field trips.
Ages: Youth ages 5-12.
When: June 18-Aug. 10, M-F, 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. All sessions are one week, can register for half day or full day sessions.
Where: John Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $95 half day, $115 full day.
Contact: Mo Merrell, 268-1844.
DREAM QUEST TEEN and YOUTH CENTER Includes Monday art lab, youth media projects, computer/internet lab, music lessons, ensembles and programs, Tae Kwon Do, Friday night recreation, swim lessons, performing arts camp, Karla’s cooking camp and more.
Ages: All ages.
When: Ongoing, Mon.-Thur., 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri., 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 100 Country Club Drive, Willow Creek (next to Post Office).
Cost: Call for pricing.
Contact: (530) 629-3564.
EUREKA RECREATION. Refer to Camp Ryan, Carson and Leader-In-Training 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 441-4224.
Website: adornicenter.com.
FORTUNA LIBRARY SUMMER READING PROGRAM. Prizes, movie night, crafts and a reading group.
Ages: Children ages 0-11, Teens ages 12-19.
When: June 14-Aug. 31.
Where: Fortuna Library, 753 14th St.
Cost: Free.
Contact: 725-3460.
HSU BASKETBALL CAMPS Boys’ and girls’ day or overnight camps emphasizing fundamentals and sportsmanship. Competitions and game play.
Ages: Grades 2-12 (boys) and grades 4-12 (girls).
When: Boys: June 25-28. Girls: June 22-24.
Where: HSU.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: HSU Athletics, 826-3666.
ARCATA CHILDREN’S CENTER STATE PRESCHOOL. Offers play-based curriculum in home-like center. Helps young children with the basic skills they will need for entry into school.
Ages: 3-5.
When: Year round, M-F, 7:45 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Where: 1695 10th St., Arcata.
Cost: Full time $35/day, three-fourths time $26/day, half time $19.20/day. Financial assistance available.
Contact: 822-1423.
F.U.N. PLAY CENTER. Safe place for families to meet while offering kids their first play experience.
Ages: 0-5.
When: 9 a.m.-noon, Mon.-Wed., After July 1, Mondays and Wednesdays, 9-11:30 a.m. (ongoing).
Where: Adorni Center, Eureka.
Cost: Free with donations accepted.
Contact: 268-1844.
Website: adornicenter.com.
INDIAN VALLEY SUMMER CAMP. Natural resource education through community collaborations. Free day camp. Daily meals/transportation/activities included.
Ages: Session 1: 8-11; Session 2: 12-16.
When: Session 1: June 18-29; Session 2: July 9-13.
Where: Hayfork, Trinity County.
Cost: Call for pricing.
Contact: 407-5036.
Website: thewatershedcenter.com.
KEET-TV KIDS CLUB. Clips of PBS Kids, stories, art projects. Each family gets a free book.
Ages: 2-8 with parents.
When: First Saturday of every month. Noon-2 p.m. June 2, July 7 and Aug. 4.
Where: Morris Graves Museum, 636 F St., Eureka.
Cost: Free.
Contact: 442-0278.
E-mail: programassistant@humboldtarts.org.
KID’S CAMP. Outdoor play time, arts and crafts, field trips, skating, exciting clubs and much more.
When: Sessions run from June 18-Aug. 17.
Where: McKinleyville Activity Center, Gwin Road.
Cost: Full day fees: $105/week, Half day fees: $65/week. Single days full: $23/day, Single days half: $15/day.
Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003.
KIDZTOWN INTERNATIONAL EXTRAVAGANZA. Puppets, unicycles, fast-paced children’s activities and lessons.
Ages: All ages.
When: May 20, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Campbell Creek Connexion, 76 13th St., Arcata.
Cost: Free.
Contact: Campbell Creek Connexion, 826-1000, myrnadipert@gmail.com.
L.I.T. PROGRAM. Held in conjunction with City of Eureka Summer Day Camps. Offers teens opportunity for leadership and personal growth that will enhance college and job applications, teach valuable life skills and strengthen work ethic.
Ages: Teens 13-17.
When: June 18-Aug. 10, M-F. Sessions are one week and schedules are flexible.
Where: John Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J St. and Camp Carson, Corner of Carson and I streets.
Cost: $45/week, includes training, T-shirt, sweatshirt and field trip fees. Application deadline May 18.
Contact: Mo Merrell, 268-1844.
LOST COAST CAMP. Ropes challenge course, cooperative games, swimming, backpacking, arts and crafts time. Costume party.
Ages: 5-15 depending on the session.
When: Ranch and Wild Camp (ages 8-11) June 26-July 3; River and Adventure Camp (ages 8-11) July 5-12; Jr. Day Camp (ages 5-7) July 16-20; Performing Arts Camp (ages 11-13) July 14-22; Family Camp July 27-29; Teen Back Pack Trip (ages 13-15) July 25-Aug. 1.
Where: Petrolia. Pickups available in northern and southern Humboldt.
Cost: Varies per session. Many scholarships are available.
Contact: 629-3547.
Website: lostcoastcamp.org.
MOUNT HERMON KIDDER CREEK CAMP. High-adventure program features rafting, horseback riding and high mountain adventures.
Ages: Grades 2-12.
When: Various sessions from June-August.
Where: Kidder Creek, in Scott Valley near Yreka.
Cost: Call for details.
Contact: (888) 642-2677.
Website: mounthermon.org.
NORTH COAST PARENTS. Support group for parents of babies, toddlers and preschool aged children. Reduced fee gymnastics, craft times, cooking with kids, park days, Madaket boat cruise and pony rides.
Ages: 0-5 yrs.
When: Activities vary. Check online.
Where: Locations vary.
Cost: $20 to join for summer.
Website: northcoastparents.org.
NORTH STAR QUEST CAMP. Adolescent girl campers sing songs, swim in the river and enjoy fun and enlightening workshops like clowning, belly dancing and women’s health. Scholarships available.
Ages: Grades 6-8.
When: Session 1: July 29-Aug. 2; Session 2: Aug. 5-9.
Where: Mattole Camp and Retreat Center, 36841 Mattole Road, Petrolia.
Cost: $550 (no one turned away for lack of funds).
Contact: 633-4522.
Website: northstarquest.org.
PLAY GROUP 
Ages: 0-5.
When: Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Where: Call for location.
Cost: Free
Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003.
REDWOOD PARK DAY CAMP. Games, art, field trips, swimming and more.
Ages: 5-12.
When: Full day 9 a.m.-5 p.m. or half day 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. M-F., June 18-Aug. 24.
Where: Redwood Park Lodge.
Cost: $125 per week/$90 per week for half day. (Add $10 for non-resident.).
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division 822-7091.
Website: cityofarcata.org/rec.
REDWOOD PARK FAMILY DAYS. Arcata Ropes Course activities including the Nitro Crossing, Flying Squirrel, games, team building and more!.
Ages: 4 years and older (accompanied by an adult).
When: May 12 and July 14, 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m.
Where: Meet at the Redwood Lodge in Redwood Park.
Cost: $10 per participant / $11 per non-resident.
Contact: 822-7091.
Website: cityofarcata.org/rec.
REDWOODS AND RIVERS KIDS CAMP. River activities supervised by trained, certified instructors. Four days of rafting and structured activities focusing on teamwork, leadership, outdoor skills and wilderness safety.
Ages: 11-17.
When: July 23-26.
Where: Call for more information.
Cost: $400 includes all meals, equipment, camping and river fees.
Contact: 1-800-429-0090.
ROONEY-MCKINLEYVILLE CHILDREN’S CENTER STATE PRESCHOOL. Offers play-based curriculum in home-like center. Warm and nuturing envirmont helps young children with the basic skills they will need for entry into school.
Ages: 3-5.
When: Year round, M-F, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Now accepting new enrollment for summer.
Where: 1621 Gwin Road, McKinleyville.
Cost: Full time $35/day, three-fourths time $26/day, half time $19.20/day. Financial assistance available.
Contact: 822-1423.
SUMMER FUN AND KIDDIE KAMP. Skating, movies, water day, field trips, games, arts and crafts.
Ages: Graduating 1st through graduating 8th graders and Kiddie Kamp for ages 4-graduating kindergartners.
When: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., June 18-July 24.
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 and Recreation 725-7620.
SUMMER LEAP PROGRAM. Helps youth discover the outdoors via rock climbing, whitewater rafting, challenge course and backpacking activities. Leadership, environmental education, personal growth.
Ages: K-12.
When: Varies depending on type of trip requested.
Where: 3015 J St., Eureka.
Contact: 441-1030.
E-mail: summerleap@yahoo.com.
SUMMER READING CLUB “DREAM BIG.” Based on the theme “Dream Big.” Series of programs with stories, activities and crafts.
When: Wednesdays, 1:30 p.m., June 20-Aug. 8.
Where: Main Library, 1313 Third St., Eureka.
Cost: Free.
Contact: JoAnn Bauer, 269-1927.
Website: humlib.org.
SUMMER READING CLUB. Participants can sign up and play the game by reading library books. Preschoolers can also participate by listening to books read aloud.
When: As soon as school gets out. Game begins Friday, June 15.
Where: SRC at all library branches and book mobile, game at Main Library, 1313 Third St., Eureka.
Cost: Free.
Contact: JoAnn Bauer, 269-1927, humlib.org.
TRIUMPHANT LIFE CAMP. Faith-themed activities include paintball, arts and crafts, climbing wall, team building challenge course, zip line, swimming pool activities, disc golf, river swimming, nature hikes, basketball, baseball, volleyball and campfires.
Ages: Grades 4-12 depending on camp.
When: 4 p.m. Sun. to 4 p.m. Fri. Grades 4-5, July 8- July 13; Grades 6-7, July 15- July 20; Grades 8-9, July 22-July 27, Grades 10-12, July 29-Aug. 3.
Where: Triumphant Life Camp on Highway 36, 10 miles beyond Bridgeville.
Cost: $235/$265 after June 3.
Contact: 445-2267.
Website: tlc-camp.org.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL. Rocky Point Lighthouse.
Ages: 5-12.
When: Aug. 24-26.
Where: Campbell Creek Connexion, 76 13th St., Arcata.
Cost: Free.
Contact: To register, Campbell Creek Connexion, 826-1000, myrnadipert@gmail.com.
YMCA CAMP RAVENCLIFF. Beautiful, natural setting for summer and family camp.
Ages: 7-13, 13-15 (Teen Camp).
When: July 1-Aug. 5. Various camps.
Where: Camp Ravencliff, Redway.
Cost: Varies. See website.
Contact: ymcaeastbay.org/register/ravencliff.
YOUTH DRIVEN SATURDAY NIGHTS. Open recreation program for youth. Various activity options, board games, gym games, Wii, music.
Ages: Grades 6-12.
When: Saturdays, 7-9:30 p.m.
Where: McKinleyville Activity Center, 1705 Gwin Road.
Cost: Free.
Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003.
 
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“HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME” DANCE CAMP. Half-day camp. Learn dance styles made famous by Hollywood royalty: tap, jazz, hip hop, more. Each day’s dance style and activities based on a famous dance icon.
Ages: 7-10.
When: July 9-13, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Arcata Studio, 1093 10th St.
Cost: $120.
Contact: 825-0922, info@nolimitstapandjazz.com.
Website: nolimitstapandjazz.com.
“ON BROADWAY” DANCE CAMP. Explore the world of dance and musical theater in this Broadway themed half-day camp. Each day’s activities include dancing, art and fun all based on famous Broadway musicals.
Ages: 7-10.
When: July 16-20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: McKinleyville Studio, 1547 Pickett Road.
Cost: $120.
Contact: 825-0922, info@nolimitstapandjazz.com.
Website: nolimitstapandjazz.com.
“BOYS ONLY!” DANCE CLASS. Week of hip hop, tap and jazz … guy style. Learn the fundamentals of dance as well as performance routines.
Ages: 6-10.
When: July 9-13, 10 a.m.-noon.
Where: McKinleyville Studio, 1547 Pickett Road.
Cost: $75.
Contact: 825-0922, info@nolimitstapandjazz.com.
Website: nolimitstapandjazz.com.
NEW WORLD BALLET. Offering a variety of dance classes for all ages and skill levels, including: ballet, hip hop, contemporary ballet and Kinder ballet.
Ages: 4 and up.
When: Visit website for schedule.
Where: 824 L St., Arcata.
Cost: See website.
Contact: 822-4947, info@humboldtdance.org.
Website: humboldtdance.org.
ART CAMP. Artists explore the visual arts, while discovering their own style.
Ages: 7-14.
When: 1-5 p.m. daily, June 25-29, July 9-13, July 23-27, July 30-Aug 3, Aug 13-17.
Where: Arcata Community Center’s Teen Room, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway.
Cost: $90 weekly, $100 non-resident.
Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091.
BEGINNING CERAMICS FOR YOUTH. Play with clay! Basic information about clay and commonly used tools. Each week students will delve into a different construction process such as pinch pots, coils and slabs.
Ages: 7-12.
When: Thursdays, July 12-Aug. 16, 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: John Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $40 includes materials.
Contact: 441-4244.
BLUE LAKE YOUTH DANCE CLASSES Ballet fun for everyone! Mommy, daddy and me. Beginners ballet and intermediate/advanced ballet classes.
Ages: All ages.
When: Ongoing, call for times.
Where: Blue Lake.
Cost: $5/class.
Contact: Blue Lake Parks and Recreation, 668-5932.
Website: bluelake.ca.gov.
CAMPS FOR KIDS: COOKING CAMP. For aspiring young chefs.
Ages: Kids entering grades 4-6.
When: Noon-3:30 p.m. June 18-22.
Where: J St. Gym, First Covenant Church, 2526 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $35. Includes lunch and supplies.
Contact: 442-6774 or 443-2957.
CAMPS FOR KIDS: SEWING CAMP. Sewing fun for kids.
Ages: Kids entering grades 4-6.
When: Noon-3:30 p.m. June 18-22.
Where: J St. Gym, First Covenant Church, 2526 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $35. Includes lunch and supplies.
Contact: 442-6774 or 443-2957.
CERAMICS FOR OLDER KIDS. Adventures with clay! Learn various hand building and wheel-throwing techniques. Sign up begins May 21.
Ages: 7-12.
When: Mondays, 3-5 p.m., June 18-July 16 and July 23-Aug 20; Tuesdays, 3-5 p.m., June 19-July 17 and July 24-Aug 21.
Where: Fire Arts Center, 520 South G St., Arcata.
Cost: $80.
Contact: 826-1445.
Website: fireartsarcata.com.
CREATIVE DANCE ARTS CAMP. Integrate dance, art, poetry and theater arts toward a show at the end of each week! With Shoshanna and Stephanie Silvia.
Ages: 5-12.
When: July 23-27 and July 30-Aug. 3, half and full day options.
Where: Redwood Raks, 824 L St., Arcata.
Cost: Call for pricing.
Contact: 616-6876, shoshannaland.com.
DANCE ALL SUMMER LONG. Intermediate Modern dance class for teens with previous ballet, jazz or modern dance background.
Ages: 12-18.
When: Ongoing, Mondays, 4-5:30 p.m.
Where: Pan Arts Studio, 1049 C Samoa Blvd., Arcata.
Cost: $10/class.
Contact: 707 601-1151.
E-mail: panartstudiodance@gmail.com.
DANCE CAMP. Learn the latest dance moves and experiment with dance styles while working on core competencies. Each week culminates with a Friday all-camp performance.
Ages: 4-9.
When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. daily, June 18-22 for ballet, July 9-13 for jazz, July 30-Aug. 3 for hip hop, Aug. 6-10 for world dance.
Where: Redwood Lounge in Redwood Park.
Cost: $90 weekly, $100 non-resident. Extended Care hours are offered with drop-off as early as 8 a.m. for no additional charge.
Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091.
FERNDALE REPERTORY THEATRE. Theater classes and improv games culminate in a live performance.
Ages: 7-18.
When: June-July. Call for dates.
Cost: $95 for four-week course. Scholarships available.
Contact: 786-5483.
Website: ferndale-rep.org.
FORTUNA YOUTH ARTS. Drawing, painting, maskmaking and mixed media, sculpting and more.
Ages: Various programs, 4-18.
When: July 2-Aug. 17 weekly and ongoing.
Where: Fortuna United Methodist Church, 1922 N St.
Cost: $60 per month.
Contact: Susan Cooper, 726-9048.
HIP HOP DANCE CREW. Learn the art of hip hop dance in a fun and friendly environment. Breaks down advanced dance moves to easy step-by-step lessons.
Ages: 5-9.
When: Mondays, July 9-30 and Aug. 20-Sept. 17, 6-6:45 p.m.
Where: John Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $25.
Contact: 441-4244.
HLO KIDCO MUSIC THEATER CAMPS! Sing, act and dance! Musical theater classes will help young performers to grow in skill and confidence. Vocal, acting and dance technique taught, plus the exploration of set and costume design through puppetry, mask making and more.
Ages: 5-7 and 8-17.
When: Arcata, July 9-20, M-F and Eureka, July 23-Aug. 3, M-F (Ages 5-7) 9-10:30 a.m., (Ages 8-17) 9 a.m.-noon.
Where: Eureka, Calvary Lutheran Church, 716 South Ave. Arcata, Arcata United Methodist Church, 1761 11th St.
Cost: (Ages 5-7) $110, (Ages 8-17) $220.
Contact: kidco@hloc.org, 497-6666.
Website: hlokidco.org.
KIDS CLAY CLASSES. There is no limit to what the imagination can create in clay! Designed to enhance a child’s knowledge about creative thinking and expand designing skills.
Ages: 5-7.
When: Saturdays, 9:30-11 a.m., June 30-July 21 and Aug. 4-25.
Where: Fire Arts Center, 520 South G St., Arcata.
Cost: $60.
Contact: 826-1445.
Website: fireartsarcata.com.
MARZ YOUTH PROGRAM. Summer youth project with recording, design and music studio space.
Ages: 13-21.
When: Tuesday-Friday, June 1-Sept. 1, Noon-5 p.m.
Where: 517 Third St., Suite 38, Eureka.
Cost: Free.
Contact: 442-8413.
MUSIC AND MOVEMENT. Fun and movement abound for the tiniest of dancers. Watch your children use their imaginations as they develop motor skills, body awareness, concentration and creativity.
Ages: 2-4.
When: Saturdays, June 9-30, July 7-28, and Aug. 4-25, 9:30-10:15 a.m.
Where: John Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $25.
Contact: 441-4244.
NO LIMITS ADVANCED BEGINNING, INTERMEDIATE and ADVANCED DANCE CLASSES. Tap, jazz, ballet and hip hop classes for dancers with previous experience.
Ages: 10 and up.
When: Varies depending on level (see our website for details).
Where: Arcata Studio, 1093 10th St.
Cost: Call for cost.
Contact: 825-0922.
Website: nolimitstapandjazz.com.
NO LIMITS DANCE ACADEMY’S BEGINNING DANCE CLASSES Tap, jazz, ballet and hip hop classes. Learn the fundamentals of dance as well as a performance routine.
Ages: 6-10.
When: July 16-20, 10-11 a.m. “Beautiful Ballerina Basics,” July 16-20, 11 a.m.-noon “Got Rhythm Tap Dance,” July 30-Aug. 3, 10-11 a.m. “Jamin’ Jazz Dance,” July 30-Aug. 3, 11-noon “Shake it up Hip Hop..”
Where: Arcata Studio, 1093 10th St.
Cost: $45 per style (discounts given for dancers taking multiple styles).
Contact: 825-0922.
Website: nolimitstapandjazz.com.
NO LIMITS DANCE ACADEMY’S “DANCING DISNEY PRINCESSES (AND PRINCES TOO!)” DANCE CAMPS. Come be Disney Royalty for a week! Explore the world of tap, jazz and ballet as a princess (or prince). Each day’s music, dance, activities and fun will be based on a different Disney princess.
Ages: 4-6.
When: July 23-27, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (Arcata Studio). July 30-Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-noon (McKinleyville Studio).
Where: Arcata Studio, corner of 10th and K streets. McKinleyville Studio, 1547 Pickett Road.
Cost: $95 per camp.
Contact: 825-0922.
Website: nolimitstapandjazz.com.
NORTH COAST DANCE summer dance camps. Featuring zumba, hip hop, jazz, hula, samba, ballroom/swing, modern, line dancing, creative movement and belly dance.
Ages: Ages 5-7 (session 1), 8-12 (session 2), 13 and up (session 3).
When: July 16-20 (session 1) July 23-27 (session 2), July 30-Aug. 3 (session 3).
Where: North Coast Dance, 426 F St., Eureka.
Cost: $99 to $150/week.
Contact: 442-7779.
Website: northcoastdance.org.
PIANO LESSONS. Learn rock, blues, improvisation and traditional.
Ages: All ages.
When: Ongoing.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: Colleen, 444-2756.
PRESCHOOL VISUAL and PERFORMING ARTS SUMMER CAMP! Strongbridge Montessori School offering two three-week summer camps. Session 1 includes music, singing, dancing and performance. Session 2 includes ceramics, painting, collage and crafts.
Ages: 3-5.
When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Session 1 (performing arts) July 9-27; Session 2 (visual arts) Aug. 6-24.
Where: Strongbridge Montessori School, 4700 Valley East Blvd., Arcata.
Cost: $600 per session, all inclusive. Class size limited to 10.
Contact: 845-5173.
Website: strongbridgemontessori.org.
REDWOOD COAST INSTITUTE BAND CAMP. Woodwind, brass and percussion players. Ends with community concert.
Ages: Entering grades 6-11.
When: Aug. 13-17.
Where: Location varies.
Contact: 677-0446.
E-mail: mcfamily@suddenlink.net.
Website: redwoodcoast.org.
RURAL BURL MURAL BUREAU. Paint big! Design and paint murals around the county.
Ages: Teens 13-18.
When: Saturdays and Sundays ongoing, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 517 Third St., Eureka. Third Floor Theater.
Cost: Free.
Contact: Kati Texas, 498-8696.
SAXOPHONE/FLUTE LESSONS and BEGINNING PIANO. Private lessons, beginning to advanced jazz improvisation and technique.
Ages: All ages.
When: Ongoing.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: Susie Laraine at 441-1343.
GUITAR and PIANO LESSONS. All ages, beginning and intermediate.
Ages: All ages.
When: Ongoing, call for times.
Where: Call for location.
Contact: Seabury Gould, 444-8507.
PIANO LESSONS. Experience teacher Judith Louise teaches piano to children of all ages, from beginners onward.
Ages: All ages.
When: Ongoing, call for times.
Where: Call for location.
Contact: Judith Louise, 476-8919.
SECOND SATURDAY FAMILY ARTS DAY. Offers activities for youth and families including performances, hands-on arts projects and interactive storytelling.
Ages: Children and families.
When: Second Saturday of every month. 2-4 p.m. June 9, July 14, Aug. 11.
Where: Morris Graves Museum, 636 F St., Eureka.
Cost: Free.
Contact: Humboldt Arts Council, 442-0278 x201.
SEQUOIA CHAMBER MUSIC WORKSHOP. Study and perform at least four different works with four different chamber groups.
Ages: 12-20.
When: Session 1: June 17-23, Session 2: June 24-30.
Where: HSU Campus.
Cost: 1 week $400, 2 weeks $770. Scholarships and financial aid available. Housing available for additional cost.
Contact: Ethan Filner, director, 415-938-7839.
Website: sequoiachambermusic.org.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE? Participants will spend six weeks learning and practicing simple dance routines, with the goal of performing them for family and friends.
Ages: 9-14.
When: Saturdays, July 7-Aug.11, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
Where: John Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $25.
Contact: 441-4244.
SUMMER THEATRE WORKSHOPS. Kids sharpen their onstage presence during various themed workshops. Clowning for Kids; Crazy Creatures; Creating Characters; Improv in Action.
Ages: 7-9, 10-14.
When: July 9-13. 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 1-4 p.m.
Where: Arcata Playhouse.
Cost: $100 one class/$75 second class.
Contact: 822-1575
Website: arcataplayhouse.com. 
THE G.U.L.C.H.: FRESH VOICES TEEN MUSIC PROGRAM. Teens learn the basics of music production, write their own lyrics, produce original beats and record their own original songs on professional equipment.
Ages: 12-17.
When: Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m.
Where: John Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J St.
Cost: $3 drop-in.
Contact: Brian Millett, 441-4240.
THE UPPER STUDIO SUMMER DANCE CAMPS. Explore the history of classical ballets through choreography, art, costume and performance. Culminates with an in-studio performance.
Ages: 5-10.
When: M-F, 2-4:30 p.m. June 18-22 Cinderella, June 25-29 Sleeping Beauty, July 9-13 Nutcracker, July 16-20 Swan Lake.
Where: The Upper Studio, 22123 Jacoby Creek Road.
Contact: 360-791-4817 or visit our Facebook page.
TINY TUTUS-BEGINNING BALLET I. Ages: 4-7.
Your little ballerina will learn ballet’s basic steps and beginning dance positions.
When: Thursdays, July 19-Aug. 9, 6-6:45 p.m.
Where: John Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $25.
Contact: 441-4244.
TINY TUTUS-BEGINNING BALLET II. Fine tune their dance skills, flexibility and knowledge of dance. (Must take Ballet I or have previous ballet experience.).
Ages: 4-7.
When: Thursdays, June 7-July 12 and Aug. 23-Sept. 27, 6-6:45 p.m.
Where: John Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $30.
Contact: 441-4244.
TRILLIUM DANCE STUDIOS SUMMER DANCE CAMP 2012. Dance class with Erin McKeever, Julie Ryman and guest instructors. All levels of ballet, modern, jazz, Latin dance and more!.
Ages: 4-Adult.
When: July 23-Aug. 4.
Where: Trillium Dance Studios, 1925 Alliance and Common Ground Studio, 180 Westwood Center.
Cost: Call for pricing.
Contact: info@DanceWithErin.com, 822-8408.
TRINITY BALLET ACADEMY SUMMER SESSIONS. Full schedule of ballet classes from “tutu” toddlers for very young children to partnering and choreography workshops for more advanced students.
Ages: 3 and up.
When: Summer sessions begin July 5, register by June 20.
Where: 1981 Central Ave., McKinleyville.
Cost: Call for pricing.
Contact: 839-1816.
VOCAL INSTRUCTION. Expand vocal range, vocal agility/inflection, improve intonation/time, mic technique.
When: Ongoing.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: Lin McPhillips 822-5235.
YOUNG CREATORS ART CAMP. Young aspiring artists play games and activities with focus on art projects.
Ages: 4-6.
When: 1-5 p.m. daily, July 2-6, July 16-20, Aug 6-10.
Where: Arcata Community Center’s Teen Room, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway.
Cost: $90 weekly, $100 non-resident.
Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091.
YOUNG CREATORS CAMP. Games and activities with focus on art projects and an intro to theater.
Ages: 4-6.
When: 1-5 p.m. M-F July 2-6, July 16-20, Aug. 6-10.
Where: Teen Room, Arcata Community Center.
Cost: $90 per week/$100 nonresident.
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division, 822-7091.
Website: cityofarcata.org/rec.
YOUNG WRITERS’ ACADEMY 2012. Week one: Digital storytelling. Week two: Poetry writing. Week three: Plays and scripts.
Ages: Kids entering grades 4-9.
When: 9 a.m.-noon M-F July 9-13, Plays and scripts; July 16-20, Poetry; July 23-27, Story writing.
Where: HSU campus, Forestry 105 and 107.
Cost: $125 first week, $115 for additional weeks.
Contact: Redwood Writing Project, 826-5109.
Website: redwoodwp.org.
YOUTH ART CAMP AT MORRIS GRAVES. Youth engage with the museum’s exhibits through hands-on instruction.
Ages: 5-7 and 8-12.
When: Session 1: “Orchid Dreams, Wild Places,” June 25-29; Session 2: “Images of Water” July 16-20; Session 3: “Subliminal Realms.”
Where: Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F. St., Eureka.
Cost: $90/session, $85/Current HAC Members.
Contact: 442-0278 x208.
Website: humboldtarts.org.
YOUTH ARTS and CRAFTS ENRICHMENT WORKSHOPS. Needle felting, wet felting, beginning knitting, crocheting, embroidery, sewing and more.
Ages: All ages.
When: Starting June 18, each session four days a week, Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m.
Where: Origin Design Lab, 426 Third St., Eureka.
Cost: $110 per session, all supplies and snack included.
Contact: 497-6237.
Website: origindesignlab.com.
YOUTH BALLROOM DANCE CAMP Learn salsa, East Coast swing and nightclub while gaining confidence and social skills.
Ages: 11-15.
When: M-F, 1-5 p.m., Aug. 6-10.
Where: North Coast Dance, 426 F St., Eureka.
Cost: $99, some scholarships available.
Contact: Dance with Debbie, 464-3638, dancewithdebbie.biz.
 
Nature & Science TOP
  

BIRDS, BEAKS and BEYOND Observe specimens in the museum, meet educational birds and go bird watching.
Ages: Ages: 4-5 and 6-9.
When: June 25-29.
Where: HSU Natural History Museum and field trips.
Cost: $65 members/$75 non-members and $85 members/$95 non-members.
Contact: 826-4479 or humboldt.edu/natmus.
CALIFORNIA STATE PARKS. Daily Junior Ranger programs on natural and cultural history topics.
Ages: 7-12 for Junior Rangers.
When: Varies according to park.
Where: Call for times and locations, special events.
Cost: Free.
Contact: Visit website for the phone number at the park you wish to visit.
Website: nps.gov/redw.
COASTAL CONNECTIONS Get sandy and muddy! Explore dunes, wetlands and mudflats while learning about the animals and plants that live there through games, crafts and hands-on exploration. In partnership with Friends of the Dunes.
Ages: 8-12.
When: Aug. 6-10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Coastal Nature Center.
Cost: $150 members/$170 non-members.
Contact: 826-4479 or humboldt.edu/natmus.
GEOLOGY ROCKS Learn about crystals, minerals, rocks. Participants will create a model of Earth identifying the layers and the connection of earthquakes and volcanoes.
Ages: 4-5 and 6-9.
When: August (dates TBA).
Where: HSU Natural History Museum and field trip.
Cost: $65 members/$75 non-members and $85 members/$95 non-members.
Contact: 826-4479 or humboldt.edu/natmus.
HERBAL SUMMER CAMP Five fun-filled days of botanically creative activities. Immerse yourself in the joys of the green and learn to make herbal candy, teas, crafts and wild food treats.
Ages: 8-12.
When: July 16-20, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 1778 Blakeslee Ave., Arcata.
Cost: $75.
Contact: Gabrielle Visco, 616-2614, gvisco@yahoo.com.
MARSH EXPLORERS CAMP. Investigate the natural world with weekly experiments, individual projects and engaging science learning.
Ages: 7-9.
When: 1-5 p.m., June 18-22, July 2-6, July 16-20, and Aug. 6-10.
Where: Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center.
Cost: $90 per week/$100 non-resident.
Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091.
Website: cityofarcata.org/rec.
NATURAL RESOURCES SCIENCE CAMP. Science experiments, exploration, projects, team building activities, games, field trips, unique access to HSU faculty and labs and more.
Ages: 9-12.
When: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily, June 25-29, July 9-13, July 16-20, July 30-Aug 3, Aug. 6-10.
Where: HSU.
Cost: $125 per week/$135 non-resident.
Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091.
Website: cityofarcata.org/rec.
NATURE DETECTIVES Learn how to uncover some of the mystery of nature as a Nature Detective. By the end of the week you will have the knowledge to help you observe and discover the wild nature all around.
Ages: 4-5 and 6-9.
When: July (dates TBA).
Where: HSU Natural History Museum and field trips.
Cost: $65 members/$75 non-members and $85 members/$95 non-members.
Contact: 826-4479 or humboldt.edu/natmus.
PAL CAMP. Seven week-long day camps featuring a new theme each week and hands-on exploration of the natural world. Themes include Mad Scientist, Let’s See What’s Cooking, Global Explorations and more. Optional sleepover Thursday 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) Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 1-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 18-Aug. 10.
Where: 1 Pacific Lumber Camp Road, Freshwater.
Cost: $150 per week.
Contact: 443-9694.
Website: discovery-museum.org.
REDWOOD RANGERS Learn about the birds, plants, trees and mammals of the coast redwood forest through games, art projects and exciting hands-on activities.
Ages: 4-5 and 6-9.
When: July (dates TBA).
Where: HSU Natural History Museum and field trips to Arcata Community Forest.
Cost: $65 members/$75 non-members and $85 members/$95 non-members.
Contact: 826-4479 or humboldt.edu/natmus.
SCIENCE EXPLORERS Science is cool! How cool is it? Come find out in this class by exploring the diverse fields of science each day.
Ages: 4-5 and 6-9.
When: July (dates TBA).
Where: HSU Natural History Museum and field trips.
Cost: $65 members/$75 non-members and $85 members/$95 non-members.
Contact: 826-4479 or humboldt.edu/natmus.
CUB CLUB CUNNING CARNIVORES. Spend the week at the zoo exploring cunning carnivores and many others.
Ages: 5-7.
When: Aug. 13-17, 9 a.m.-noon.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka.
Contact: 441-4217.
E-mail: education@sequoiaparkzoo.net.
CUB CLUB REDWOOD RASCALS. Meet some animals that live in the redwood forest, explore Sequoia Park and discover the wonders of the forest in our backyard.
Ages: 5-7.
When: July 30- Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-noon.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka.
Contact: 441-4217.
E-mail: education@sequoiaparkzoo.net.
CUB CLUB WATERSHED HEROES. Spend the week at the zoo and explore animals that depend on water and have amazing super powers.
Ages: 5-7.
When: July 16-20, 9 a.m.-noon.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka.
Contact: 441-4217.
E-mail: education@sequoiaparkzoo.net.
FAMILY ZOOSNOOZE. Experience the zoo at night. Activities include a special animal encounter, nocturnal night hike and storytelling around a fire. Sleep in your tent on the zoo lawn and awake to a bagel breakfast with the other primates.
Ages: 5 and up. Must be accompanied by an adult with a maximum of two children per adult.
When: 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25–9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 26.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St, Eureka.
Contact: 441-4217.
E-mail: education@sequoiaparkzoo.net.
JR. ZOOKEEPERERS FROM DINOSAURS TO DODOS. Spend the week cracking open the mysteries of dinosaurs, reptiles and birds from the past, present and future.
Ages: 8-11.
When: Aug. 6-10, 1-4 p.m.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka.
Contact: 441-4217.
E-mail: education@sequoiaparkzoo.net.
JR. ZOOKEEPERS ANIMAL CSI. Mysteries abound at Sequoia Park Zoo this week. Explore animal evidence and help solve some very perplexing animal mysteries, puzzles and riddles. Participate in the first ever “whodunit?” mystery game at the zoo.
Ages: 8-11.
When: Aug. 6-10, 9 a.m.-noon.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St, Eureka.
Contact: 441-4217.
E-mail: education@sequoiaparkzoo.net.
JR. ZOOKEEPERS FOREST EXPLORERS. Explore Sequoia Park and the animals that live within the redwood forest. We will be meeting and making special treats for our forest friends that live at the zoo, as well as searching for hidden treasures in the famous Forest Explorers treasure hunt.
Ages: 8-11.
When: July 23-27, 1-4 p.m.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka.
Contact: 441-4217.
E-mail: education@sequoiaparkzoo.net.
JR. ZOOKEEPERS PAMPERING THE PRIMATES. Explore the world of primates and make enrichment treats for our primate ambassadors.
Ages: 8-11.
When: July 23-27, 9 a.m.-noon.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka.
Contact: 441-4217.
E-mail: education@sequoiaparkzoo.net.
JR. ZOOKEEPERS WATERSHED HEROES. Explore animals that have super powers that help them survive in the water. Design a new Watershed Heroes exhibit with river otter, bald eagle and salmon.
Ages: 8-11.
When: July 9-13, 9 a.m.-noon.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka.
Contact: 441-4217.
E-mail: education@sequoiaparkzoo.net.
WILD IN THE CITY. Learn about the plants and animals in and around our neighborhood while playing games, making crafts and singing songs.
Ages: 6-9.
When: July 16-20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: HSU Natural History Museum and daily field trips.
Cost: $150 members/$170 non-members.
Contact: 826-4479 or humboldt.edu/natmus.
YOUNG EXPLORERS CAMP. Investigate the natural world with weekly fun experiments, individual projects and engaging science learning.
Ages: 4-6.
When: 1-5 p.m., June 25-29, July 30-Aug. 3, and Aug. 13-17.
Where: Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center.
Cost: $90 per week/$100 non-resident.
Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091.
Website: cityofarcata.org/rec.
 
Sports, Athletics & Adventure TOP
 
12TH ANNUAL MOONSTONE BEACH SURFCAMP Learn the aquatic skill necessary for all types of surfing while being immersed in lifeguard water safety, surf etiquette and beach and ocean awareness.
Ages: 8 and up.
When: Five sessions: June 25-29, July 9-13, July 23-27, July 29-Aug. 3.
Where: Moonstone Beach.
Cost: $195 for a full four-day session.
Contact: 822-5099.
Website: moonstonebeachsurfcamp.com.
ADVENTURE CAMP. Discover how to work as a team to design and build a raft and sail away, traverse low ropes course elements testing balance and problem solving, boulder at Far North Climbing Gym, climb a redwood tree.
Ages: 10-14.
When: 1-5 p.m. June 18-22, July 2-6, July 16-20, Aug. 6-10.
Where: Redwood Park.
Cost: $90/$100 nonresident.
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division 822-7091.
Website: cityofarcata.org/rec.
ADVENTURE WEEK. Week of activities: Rock climbing, whitewater rafting, canopy tour, hiking, stand-up paddleboard.
Ages: Varies.
When: July 10-14, July 31-Aug. 4, Aug. 14-18.
Where: Various locations.
Cost: $449.
Contact: 496-9415.
Web site: redwoodcoast.com.
AQUATICS CAMP. Camp includes kayaking, canoeing, surfing, sailing and camping.
Ages: 10-17.
When: M-F, July 23-27 (12-17), July 30–Aug. 3 (10-17).
Where: Center Activities at HSU, Stone Lagoon, Moonstone Beach and Big Lagoon.
Cost: $299 to $329/week.
Contact: 826-3357.
Website: humboldt.edu/centeractivities.
ARCATA COMMUNITY POOL. Swim, kayak lessons, recreation, lap swimming, group lessons, junior lifeguarding.
Ages: 6 months and up.
When: Summer schedule June 18-Aug. 24.
Where: Arcata Community Pool, 1150 16th St.
Cost: General admission $7 adult, $4.50 youth (under 18), 3 and under free.
Contact: 822-6801.
Website: arcatapool.com.
BASKETBALL JONES HOOP CAMPS. Basketball day camp.
Ages: 7-15.
When: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Session 1: July 16-20; Session 2: July 30-Aug. 3.
Where: Session 1: St. Bernards High School; Session 2: Freshwater Elementary.
Cost: $230 per week.
Contact: Basketball Jones Camp, 800-348-3803.
Website: basketballjonescamps.com.
BAYWOOD GOLF CLINIC and COUNTRY CLUB JUNIOR GOLD MEMBERSHIP. For all playing abilities. Members and non-members are encouraged to participate.
Ages: All ages.
When: Call for times.
Where: Baywood Country Club, Arcata.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 822-3686 ext. 108.
Website: baywoodgcc.com.
BITTY BASKETBALL. Great opportunity for your youngsters to start learning the basic skills of basketball and sharpen their gross motor skills.
Ages: 2-4.
When: Saturdays, June 3-30, July 7-28, 10-10:45 a.m.
Where: Adorni Center, 1011 Waterfront Drive, Eureka.
Cost: $25.
Contact: 441-4244.
BLAKE’S HOUSE OF BOXING. Develop self-defense skills, cardiovascular health and personal character. Non-contact fitness.
Ages: 10 and up.
When: Tuesdays, 6:30-8 p.m.
Where: McKinleyville Activity Center.
Cost: $5/drop-in or five classes/$20.
Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003.
BLUE LAKE ROLLER SKATING RINK. Drop-in roller skating and public and private birthday parties.
Ages: All ages welcome.
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-3 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 6:30-9:30 p.m., Sundays 2-5 p.m., Adult skate second Sunday of every month 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Blue Lake Roller Rink, 312 S. Railroad Ave.
Cost: $3.25 children 8 and under, $4 children 9-17, $5 for adults 18 and over; private birthday parties- $125 for two hours; public birthday parties $20 per table, $15 each additional table.
Contact: Blue Lake Parks and Recreation, 668-5932.
Website: bluelake.ca.gov.
BLUE LAKE YOUTH BASKETBALL CAMP Camp focuses on skills of the game needed to be successful.
Ages: Grades 2-5 and Grades 6-12.
When: Call for dates.
Where: Prasch Hall, Blue Lake.
Cost: Call for fees.
Contact: Blue Lake Parks and Recreation, 668-5932.
Website: bluelake.ca.gov.
CAMPS FOR KIDS: BASKETBALL CAMP. Basketball skills including defense, dribbling, shooting, passing and rebounding.
Ages: Kids entering grades 4-6.
When: Noon-3:30 p.m. June 18-22.
Where: J St. Gym, First Covenant Church, 2526 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $35. Includes lunch and supplies.
Contact: 442-6774 or 443-2957.
COBRA and BUTTERFLY KARATE SCHOOL Learn traditional martial arts and kubudo weapons. Gain strength, agility and balance.
Ages: All ages.
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-4:45 p.m. (Ages 4-6); 5-5:50 p.m. (Ages 7-9); 6-6:50 p.n. (Ages 10-13); 7-7:50 p.m. (14 and up).
Where: 1711 Main St., Fortuna.
Cost: Call for pricing.
Contact: 725-4849.
FAST BREAK FRIDAYS. Come and shoot hoops with your friends.
Ages: Youth 13-17.
When: Fridays, 7-9 p.m.
Where: McKinleyville Activity Center.
Cost: $1 per player.
Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003.
FC SAMOA SOCCER ACADEMY: SUMMER CAMPS Day camps, all levels. Contact for more details.
When: Call for times.
Where: Crescent City (6/18). Eureka (Alice Birney) (7/9). Arcata (French pro only) (7/23). Varsity Prep (Samoa) (7/30). Cutten K-6 (8/6). Redway (8/13).
Cost: Day Camps $95 for 15 hours 9 a.m.-noon. French pro $225 (24-30 hours). Low income (partial) scholarships available upon application (up to $60 for a $95 camp).
Contact: mufc06@yahoo.com.
Website: fcsamoa.com.
FC SAMOA SOCCER ACADEMY: SUMMER MINI-ACADEMIES Base camps: Contact for more details.Ages: 8-12, 11-15.
When: June 18-Aug. 10. Various programs M-F. See online.
Where: Crescent City. Redway. Cutten. Eureka (Alice Birney). Arcata (French pro only).
Cost: Base Camps $95 for 15 hours 9-noon. French pro: $220 (24-30 hours). E-mail for more info.
Contact: mufc06@yahoo.com.
Website: fcsamoa.com.
FLIPS FOR KIDS. Offering gymnastic programs for all ages; gym tots, shining stars, gym stars, beginning and and intermediate gymnastics.
Ages: Toddlers to teens.
When: Ongoing, schedule available online.
Where: 1489 Hoover St., Eureka.
Contact: 445-0450.
Website: flipsforkids.net.
HEADWATERS TO THE OCEAN CAMP. Camp includes hiking, camping, surfing, kayaking and a trip to the hatchery.
Ages: 10-17.
When: M-F, June 25-29.
Where: Center Activities at HSU, Headwaters Forest Reserve, Blue Lake Hatchery, Smith River, Crescent City.
Cost: $299/week.
Contact: 826-3357.
Website: humboldt.edu/centeractivities.
HEALTHSPORT SWIM SCHOOL. Offering “Tiny Swimmers,” “Learn to Swim,” and “Stroke Development.” Ensure your child is safe and confident in the water.
Ages: All ages.
When: Twice a week (two-month session). Call for times.
Where: Two Locations, HealthSPORT Arcata and HealthSPORT Eureka.
Cost: (two-month session) $110/Members, $150/Community.
Contact: HealthSPORT Arcata, 822-3488, Health-SPORT Eureka, 443-3488.
HSU GIRLS BASKETBALL INDIVIDUAL CAMP Features instruction from college players and coaches for skills development.
Ages: Grades 2-12.
When: June 18-21. Call for specific times.
Where: HSU.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: HSU Athletics, 826-3666.
HSU GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CAMPS. Skill development will be enhanced through competition and game-simulation drills as well as video analysis.
Ages: Grades 7-12.
When: July 25-28, day and overnight options available.
Where: HSU.
Cost: $325 or $425 for overnight campers.
Contact: 826-6017.
HSU RUNNING CAMP Taught by Jim Hunt. Inspiring week of running amidst majestic redwoods, beside ocean vistas and along winding rivers and an opportunity to learn from prominent coaches and interact with athletes.
Ages: All ages.
When: July 22-27.
Where: HSU.
Cost: Call for pricing.
Contact: 209-748-1918, runninawaycoach@yahoo.com.
Website: runninaway.com.
HSU SOCCER CAMPS Soccer camps for a variety of ages.
Ages: Kids Camp (5-8); Youth Camp (9-14), Teen Camp (teens).
When: July 31-Aug 3. Call for specific times.
Where: Redwood Bowl, HSU.
Contact: 826-3666.
HSU SOCCER ID CAMP Train and be seen by HSU coaching staff.
Ages: 14 and up.
When: Aug. 3-4.
Where: Redwood Bowl, HSU.
Cost: $100.
Contact: 826-3666.
HSU STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING SUMMER PROGRAM. Train under coach Drew Petersen.
Ages: 13-18.
When: Two sessions: June 11-July 13 and July 16-Aug. 17.
Where: HSU Student Rec Center.
Cost: $80 per session.
Contact: 826-4519.
HSU YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMPS Gives youth individual attention from college coaches. Emphasis on fundamental football skills, offensive and defensive sessions, conditioning and more.
Ages: Grades 7-12.
When: June 22, Individual Prospect Camp (Grades 9-12); June 23 and 24, Linemen Camp (Grades 7-12); June 23 and 24, 7 on 7 Passing Tournament, JV and Varsity Teams Camp.
Where: Redwood Bowl, HSU.
Cost: Call for details.
Contact: 826-5950.
HUMBOLDT BAY BICYCLE COMMUTERS ASSOCIATION. “Bike Smart” safety training program. Upon completion of two-hour program, participants will be familiar with bike laws and how to ride defensively and responsively on public streets. Includes on-street training.
Ages: 7-14.
When: Several Saturdays and Sundays throughout the summer. Call for times.
Cost: Free. Helmets offered for those who need one.
Contact: Rick Knapp at 445-1097.
Website: humbike.org.
HUMBOLDT CRABS BASEBALL CAMP. Four-day sessions include coaching and instruction from players on the Crabs roster and Coach Wilson.
Ages: Boys and girls ages 8-14. Adv. Camp 12-15.
When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Session 1: June 18-22 Arcata; session 2: June 25-29 Eureka, Fortuna, Scotia; session 3: July 9-12 Arcata. Adv. July 16-26.
Where: Locations in Arcata, Eureka, Fortuna, Scotia.
Cost: $85 per session. Includes T-shirt, season pass to Crabs home games and 10 adult tickets. Applications available at Crabs website.
Contact: 826-2333.
Website: humboldtcrabs.com.
HUSKY’S GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CAMP Camp focuses on skills of the game needed to be successful.
Ages: Grades 2-5 and Grades 6-12.
When: TBA, please call for informaiton.
Where: Fortuna Union High School.
Cost: Call for pricing.
Contact: Fortuna Parks and Recreation 725-7620.
I CAN SKATE TOO! Beginning skaters can skate without the risk and intimidation of older, more experienced skaters. Parent participation class.
Ages: 3-7.
When: Saturdays, June 6-23, July 7-28, Aug. 4-25 and Sept. 8-29, 4:30-5:15 p.m.
Where: Municipal Auditorium, 1120 F St., Eureka.
Cost: $20, includes skate rentals and skate pass.
Contact: 441-4244.
JUNIOR SAILING PROGRAM. Develop sailing skills and self-confidence in a safe and encouraging environment.
Ages: 8-14.
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Session 1: July 9-13. Session 2: Aug. 13-17.
Cost: $160/one week, $280/both weeks.
Contact: 839-1930.
Website: humboldtyachtclub.org.
KIDS ON THE MOVE. This Latin inspired dance fitness class is a fun, creative and crazy-cool way to get your kids exercising.
Ages: 5-11.
When: Mondays, June 4-25, July 9-30 and Aug. 6-27, 4-4:45 p.m.
Where: Adorni Center, 1011 Waterfront Drive, Eureka.
Cost: $20.
Contact: 441-4244.
KIDS YOGA AT OM SHALA YOGA WITH ARTEMISIA SHINE. Please have your child wear comfortable, flexible clothing and bring a bottle of water. Mats are available at no extra charge.
Ages: 6-8.
When: Wednesdays, 3:45-4:45, Ongoing.
Where: Om Shala Yoga, 858 10th St., Arcata.
Cost: $7/drop-in, $55/10 class kids pass.
Contact: 825-YOGA, omshalayoga.com.
KINDERSPORTS Introductory program to the sport of the season. Develop motor skills while having fun learning the rules and skills of an organized sport (soccer, t-ball, basketball and olympics) in a team setting.
Ages: 3-5 years.
When: Ongoing, Saturdays, (six week sessions). T-ball June 9-July 14, 9:30-10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.-noon. Olympics Aug. 8-Sept. 15, 9:30-10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.-noon.
Where: Call for locations.
Cost: $45/Resident, $50/Non-resident. Supply Fee $10.
Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003.
KINDERSPORTS JR. Introductory program to the sport of the season. Develop motor skills while having fun learning the rules and skills of an organized sport (soccer, t-ball, basketball and olympics) in a team setting.
Ages: 2-3.
When: Ongoing Saturdays, (six week sessions). T-ball June 9-July 14, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Olympics Aug. 4-Sept. 15, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Where: Call for locations.
Cost: $45/Residents, $50/Non-Residents. Supply Fee $10.
Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003.
KINDERSPORTS KAMP Learn the importance of exercise, nutrition, creativity, basic sports skills and team work. Develop large motor skills while participating in physical activities.
Ages: 4-6.
When: 12:30-3:00 p.m., Wednesday-Friday, Session 1: June 20, 21, 22. Session 2: June 27, 28, 29. Session 3: July 11, 12, 13. Session 4: Aug. 8, 9, 10.
Where: Azalea Hall, McKinleyville.
Cost: $75/wk (residents) $80/wk (non-residents). $275 (all sessions) $280 (all sessions). Supply Fee: $12/session.
Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003.
KOOL KICKS SOCCER League for youth to enhance their skills and apply them to the game of soccer. Learn fundamental soccer skills. Includes skills clinics, sportsmanship drills and games.
Ages: 6-14.
When: Mondays, June 11, 18, 25 and July 9, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Location: Hiller Sports Site, McKinleyville.
Cost: $30/Residents, $35/Non-Residents.
Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003.
LITTLE DRIBBLERS. Focus on fundamentals; ball control, dribbling and passing.
Ages: 5-7.
When: Saturdays, June 2-30, July 7-28, 11-11:45 a.m.
Where: Adorni Center, 1011 Waterfront Drive, Eureka.
Cost: $25.
Contact: 441-4244.
LITTLE KICKERS SOCCER. Ball control, dribbling and passing skills are emphasized through engaging games and activities. This beginner class is for kids looking to learn new skills and have fun.
Ages: 5-7.
When: Fridays, June 29-July 20 and July 27-Aug. 17, 11-11:45 a.m.
Where: Adorni Center, 1011 Waterfront Drive, Eureka.
Cost: $30.
Contact: 441-4244.
MCKINLEYVILLE SUMMER YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE Co-ed basketball league.
Ages: Entering grades 3-4, 5-6, 7-8.
When: June 27-Aug. 8.
Where: Activity Center, 1705 Gwin Road, McKinleyville.
Cost: $25/$30 non-resident. Add $10 after June 15.
Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003.
NORTHCOAST AIKIDO FOUNDATION. Physical conditioning, better health, self-confidence and self-defense.
Ages: 6-18.
When: Ongoing, Mondays, 4-5 p.m. (ages 6-9); Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m. (ages 10-12); weekdays except Thursday, 6-7:30 p.m. (teens).
Where: 890 G St., Arcata.
Cost: 12 and under, $40 per month, Teens $99 first six weeks.
Contact: 826-9395, info@northcoastaikido.org.
Website: northcoastaikido.org.
PEE WEE SPORTS CAMP. Young athletes are invited to learn the basic hand-eye coordination and prerequisite skills for a myriad of active sports.
Ages: 4-6.
When: 1-5 p.m. June 18-22, July 9-13, 23-27, Aug 20-24.
Where: Arcata Community Center.
Cost: $90/$100 nonresident.
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division 822-7091.
Website: cityofarcata.org/rec.
REDWOOD SOCCER CAMPS. Soccer basics and skill improvement. Week long sessions.
Ages: 4-14.
When: 9 a.m.-noon. Mon.-Fri. Session 1: June 18-22, Session 2:July 9-13, Session 3: July 16-20.
Where: Arcata (sessions 1 and 3), McKinleyville (session 2).
Cost: $100 (includes new soccer ball), $85 (bring your own ball).
Contact: 822-3333.
Website: mrysl.com.
ROLLER SKATING. Many locations offer summer roller skating, including Fortuna, McKinleyville, Eureka and Blue Lake.
Ages: Depends on location.
When: All summer.
Where: In Fortuna, Fireman’s Pavilion; in McKinleyville, Activities Center; in Eureka, Municipal Auditorium; Blue Lake Roller Rink.
Cost: Depends on location.
Contact: Blue Lake Parks and Recreation, 668-5932; Eureka Parks and Recreation, 441-4223; Fortuna Parks and Recreation, 725-7620; McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003.
SIX RIVERS YOUTH FOOTBALL CONFERENCE, INC. A youth football and cheer program for kids. Season starts July 30 and registration has started for all of the associations. Visit website for further information.
Ages: 5-14 (with restrictions).
Where: All over Humboldt, Del Norte and in Brookings, Ore.
Cost: Varies.
Contact Information: General information hotline 440-8058, sryfootball@yahoo.com.
Website: quickscores.com.
SKATE CAMP. Youth of all skill levels can learn how to be safe and have fun at our local skate park.
Ages: 6-14.
When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., June 18-22, June 25-29, July 9-13, July 23-27, Aug. 13-17.
Where: Arcata Skate Park, Sunset Ave.
Cost: $90 per week/$100 for non-residents.
Contact: 822-7091.
Website: cityofarcata.org/rec.
SRC CLIMBING CAMP. Camp includes indoor climbing.
Ages: 6-9 and 10-13.
When: Session I, July 16-19, Session II, July 23-26. Session I: 9 a.m.-noon (6-9), 1-4 p.m. (10-13) Session II: 9 a.m.-noon (10-13), 1–4 p.m. (6-9) M-Th.
Where: Student Recreation Center, HSU.
Cost: $130/session.
Contact: 826-4197.
Website: humboldt.edu/centeractivities.
SRC TEEN STRENGTH and FITNESS CAMP Camp includes weight lifting, ultimate football, kickball and a circuit challenge.
Ages: 13-19.
When: M-F, Noon–2 p.m. or 5-7 p.m. Session I: June 11-July 13, Session II: July 16-Aug 17.
Where: Student Recreation Center, HSU.
Cost: $80/session.
Contact: 826-4197.
Website: humboldt.edu/centeractivities.
SUMMER CLIMBING CAMP. Learn climbing techniques, safety and build confidence.
Ages: 6-14.
When: M-F, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., beginning June 11 and running through summer.
Where: Far North Climbing Gym, 10th and K streets, Arcata.
Cost: $135/week.
Contact: 826-9558.
Website: farnorthclimbinggym.com.
SUMMER GYMNASTICS. Arcata Recreation offers two gymnastics programs to meet the needs of a wide variety of age and skill levels.
Ages: 15 mos.-4 yrs., 6-12.
When: June 4-July 6, July 9-Aug 10.
Where: Judo Hut and Arcata Community Center.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division 822-7091.
Website: cityofarcata.org/rec.
HUMBOLDT BAY ROWING ASSOCIATION. Instruction in the basics of rowing an Olympic-style racing shell. All athletes must be able to swim. No previous experience necessary.
Ages: 12-18.
When: July 9-20, MWF, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Call for location.
Cost: $175/person.
Contact: Scott, 845-4752, sagrows@hotmail.com.
Website: hbra.org.
LEARN TO ROW DAY. Two-hour rowing lesson in conjunction with U.S. Rowing and clubs across the country. Limited slots available.
Ages: 12-18.
When: June 2, starting 8 a.m.
Where: Call for location.
Cost: Free.
Contact: 443-0170.
Website: hbra.org.
HUMBOLDT SWIM CLUB. All levels from beginner to elite! Year-round program includes individualized and team training, recreational and competitive opportunities.
Ages: 6-18.
When: Tryouts second Tuesday of each month, 6 p.m.
Where: Arcata Community Pool.
Contact: Coach Cameron, 227-4055.
Website: hscswim.org.
SUMMER SWIM LESSONS. Learn to swim in an outdoor pool.
When: Call for times.
Where: Baywood Country Club, Arcata.
Contact: 822-3686 ext. 108.
Website: baywoodgcc.com.
SUMMER TENNIS LESSONS All skill levels welcome.
Ages: 7 and up.
When: Times vary according to age group. Four sessions: June 18-28, June 27-July 7, July 2-12, July 16-26, July 30-Aug. 9.
Where: Larson Park, Arcata.
Cost: $40 per session/$50 non-resident.
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division 822-7091.
Website: cityofarcata.org/rec.
SURF LESSONS 2012 Learn to surf. Wetsuit, board and instruction provided. Develop swimming and ocean safety skills. All levels welcome.
Ages: 6 and up.
When: Contact and book the time and dates that will work for you.
Where: Moonstone Beach.
Cost: To be determined.
Contact: 834-2827.
E-mail: youth2surf@yahoo.com.
Website: humboldtsurfschool.com.
TEEN SURF CAMP Camp includes surfing all week on Moonstone Beach and in Crescent City.
Ages: 12 and up.
When: M-TH, Aug. 6-9.
Where: Center Activities at HSU, Moonstone Beach, Smith River, Crescent City.
Cost: $274/week.
Contact: 826-3357.
Website: humboldt.edu/centeractivities.
TODDLER SOCCER. Children will develop motor skills while having fun running and kicking just like the big kids. Uses a variety of fun games to engage toddlers in early learning experiences of athletic development.
Ages: 2-4.
When: Fridays, June 29-July 20 and July 27-Aug. 17, 10-10:45 a.m.
Where: Adorni Center, 1011 Waterfront Drive, Eureka.
Cost: $30.
Contact: 441-4244.
TREKKING and TRACKING CAMP. Camp includes learning to read and make maps, how to track birds, hiking, camping and a barbeque.
Ages: 10-17.
When: M-F, July 16-20.
Where: Center Activities at HSU, Arcata Community Forest, the Arcata Marsh, Mad River Slough and Big Lagoon.
Cost: $299/week.
Contact: 826-3357.
Website: humboldt.edu/centeractivities.
TRIATHLON FOR KIDS. 22nd Annual. Individuals and three-person relay teams in the swim, bike and run events.
Ages: Ages 7-18.
When: June 3, 8:45 a.m.
Where: Arcata Community Pool.
Cost: Pre-register before May 31: $25/individual, $42/team. Scholarships available.
Contact: Jennifer, 496-0257.
Website: trikids.com.
NORTH COAST SELF DEFENSE ACADEMY. Come learn self-confidence, discipline and respect while gaining true life skills through marital arts.
Ages: 7 and up.
When: See website for times.
Where: 820 N St., Building #1, Suite C, Arcata.
Contact: 822-6278.
Website: northcoastselfdefense.com.
CAPOEIRA KIDS SUMMER INTERSESSION. Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art developed by slaves over 400 years ago. It combines self defense, movement, acrobatics and music. Capoeira helps build: self-esteem, coordination, rhythm, strength and flexibility, and promotes the importance of community.
Ages: 3 and up.
When: Summer Intersession June 15-July 31, visit website for times.
Where: 865 8th St., Arcata.
Cost: $10 drop-in, member options also available.
Contact: 498-6155.
Website: humboldtcapoeira.com.
NORTH COAST FENCING ACADEMY. Fencing (with swords!). Improve your mind and body in a fun, intense workout and a very chill environment.
Ages: 8 and up.
When: Call for times.
Where: 1459 M St., Arcata.
Cost: Call for costs.
Contact: Justin, 601-1657, northcoastfencingacademy@gmail.com.
SUN YI’S ACADEMY OF TAE KWON DO. Sun Yi’s Academy Arcata offers a well-rounded and diverse array of classes. An effective and exciting martial art, for self-defense, competition, physical fitness and mental well-being.
Ages: 4 and up.
When: See website for schedule.
Where: 1215 Giuntoli Lane, Arcata.
Cost: See website for costs.
Contact: 825-0182.
Website: sunyisarcata.com.
WAE YU NAE GONG ACADEMY CLASSES Ultimate kick boxing, self defense, grappling and weapons.
Ages: 4-6, 7-12, juniors-adults.
When: 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday (ages 7-12); 3:15 p.m. Monday and Wednesday (ages 4-6); 10 a.m. Saturday (juniors and adults).
Where: Wae Yu Nae Gong Academy, Sunny Brae Shopping Center, Arcata.
Cost: Call for pricing.
Contact: Master Instructor Daniel Perez, 822-4958, info@waeyunaegong.com.
Website: waeyunaegong.com.
YOUTH JUJITSU. Traditional self defense martial arts consisting of escapes, locks, striking, throwing and grappling.
Ages: 9-16.
When: Mondays and Thursdays from 6:15-7:30 p.m.
Where: Judo Hut, Arcata.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division 822-7091.
Website: cityofarcata.org/rec.
YOUTH SAMURAI. Beginning martial arts training taught in a high energy class using games with martial concepts, focus on strength, balance and coordination.
Ages: 5-9.
When: Mondays and Thursdays from 5:15-6:15 p.m.
Where: Judo Hut, Arcata.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division 822-7091.
Website: cityofarcata.org/rec.
YOUTH SURF CAMP. Camp includes surfing all week on Moonstone Beach and in Crescent City.
Ages: 10-17.
When: Monday-Thursday, July 9-12.
Where: Center Activities at HSU, Moonstone Beach, Jedediah Smith State Park, Crescent City.
Cost: $254/week.
Contact: 826-3357.
Website: humboldt.edu/centeractivities.
ZUMBA FOR TWEENS and TEENS. Fun, fast-paced dance environment, gives teens a chance to move, get their heart rates up and have a good time all while getting fit.
Ages: 12-17.
When: Wednesdays, June 6-27, July 11-25, Aug. 8-29, Sept. 5-26, 4-4:45 p.m.
Where: Adorni Center, 1011 Waterfront Drive, Eureka.
Cost: $20.
Contact: 441-4244.

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