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

GENERAL AND MULTIPLE ACTIVITY PROGRAMS

GROWING ROOTS SUMMER DAY CAMP
Description: Redwood Roots Farm and Community Alliance with Family Farmers host. Campers enjoy gardening projects, cooking, garden-based crafts and games.
Ages: 6-9.
When: 1-4 p.m. July 27-31.
Where: Redwood Roots Farm, Bayside.
Cost: $100.
Contact: Erin 826-0211.

HERBAL SUMMER CAMP
Description: A four-day event with a variety of herbal and botanical projects, including creating lotion, lip balm and cough drops. Students will make and eat lemon verbena ice cream and go on an herb walk.
Ages: 8-13.
When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 27-30.
Where: Freshwater Park.
Cost: $75.
Contact: Moonrise Herbs 822-5296.

EASTER SEALS SUMMER CAMP
Description: For kids with various disabilities. Various community outings and activities. Applications due July 10.
Ages: 8-18.
When: Tue.-Fri. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Four 1-week sessions from July 28-Aug. 21.
Where: 3289 Edgewood, Eureka.
Cost: Call for details.
Contact: 445-8841.
E-mail: awright@noca.easterseals.com

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF THE REDWOODS
Description: Club House, a drop-in program with arts and crafts, recreation, cooking, field trips. Supervised by staff. Free lunch 11 a.m.-noon.
Ages: 5-13.
When: Summer hours vary. Mon.-Fri., June 29- Aug. 21.
Where: 3117 Prospect Ave., Eureka.
Cost: $50 to join for the summer.
Contact: 442-9142.
Website: www.bgcredwoods.org.

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF WIYOT COUNTRY
Description: Club House, a drop-in program with arts and crafts, recreation, cooking and field trips. Supervised by staff.
Ages: 5-13
When: Summer hours vary. Mon.-Fri., June 29-Aug. 21.
Where: 1000 Wiyot Dr., Loleta.
Cost: $50 to join for the summer.
Contact: 733-5055.
Website: www.bgcredwoods.org.

REDWOOD COAST INSTITUTE TEEN ADVENTURE WEEK
Description: Options include rock climbing, whitewater rafting on the Klamath River, backpacking in pristine mountain wilderness, mountaineering, hiking and swimming.
Ages: 11-18.
When: July 13-17. Call for specific times and additional sessions.
Where: Location varies.
Cost: $345-375 sliding scale.
Contact: Matt 496-9415.
Website: www.redwoodcoast.org

CAMP RYAN
Description: Sports, games, arts and crafts, drama, field trips and special events.
Ages: 5-12.
When: 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 12:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri. June 14-Aug. 22.
Where: Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J. St., Eureka.
Cost: $105/week, half-days $85/week.
Contact: 268-1858 or 441-4224.
Website: www.adornicenter.com.

NORTH STAR QUEST CAMP
Description: A safe place for adolescent girls to start a quest to discover who they are and explore issues and pressures they face in our culture.
Ages: Grades 6-8.
When: Session 1: July 26-30; Session 2: Aug. 2-6.
Where: Mattole Camp and Retreat Center, 36841 Mattole Road, Petrolia.
Cost: $525 (no one turned away for lack of funds).
Contact: 633-4522.
Website: www.northstarquest.org

NORTH COAST PRESBYTERIAN PARISH KIDS CAMP
Description: Overnight camp includes river swimming, arts, crafts and other fun activities.
Ages: Grades 3-5.
When: Overnight July 13-18.
Where: Mattole Camp and Retreat Center, 36841 Mattole Road, Petrolia.
Cost: $235, limited scholarships available.
Contact: Debbie, 733-5023.

TRIUMPHANT LIFE CAMP
Description: 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. July 5-Aug. 31 (grades 8-9 week 1, grades 6-7 week 2, grades 4-5 week 3, and grades 10-12 week 4.).
Where: Triumphant Life Camp on Highway 36, 10 miles beyond Bridgeville.
Cost: $275/$295 after May 29.
Contact: 445-2267.
Website: www.triumphantlifecamp.com

MOUNT HERMON KIDDER CREEK CAMP
Description: High-adventure program features rafting, horseback riding and high mountain adventures.
Ages: Grades 2-12.
When: Various sessions from June 14-Aug. 7.
Where: Kidder Creek, in Scott Valley near Yreka.
Cost: Call for details.
Contact: (888) 642-2677.
Website: www.mounthermon.org.

LEADERS-IN-TRAINING
Description: Dynamic leadership-based training program.
Ages: 13-17.
When: June 22-Aug. 14.
Where: Carson Park, Sequoia Park and John Ryan Youth Center, Eureka.
Cost: $45/week.
Contact: 441-4224.
Website: www.adornicenter.com.

CAMP SEQUOIA
Description: Scavenger hunts, guest speakers, nature exploration, cultural events and more.
Ages: 9-14.
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. June 22-Aug. 14.
Where: Sequoia Park, 3350 W St., Eureka.
Cost: $95/week.
Contact: 268-1858.
Website: www.adornicenter.com.

CAMP CARSON
Description: Sports, games, arts and crafts, drama, field trips and special events.
Ages: 5-12.
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. June 22-Aug. 14.
Where: Carson Park, Carson and Buhne sts. Eureka.
Cost: Free.
Contact: 268-1858.
Website: www.adornicenter.com.

FUN PLAY CENTER
Description: Safe place for families to meet while offering kids their first play experience.
Ages: 0-5.
When: 9:15-11:45 a.m. Mon. and Wed. (ongoing).
Where: Adorni Center, Eureka.
Cost: $3 drop-in or $25 10-visit pass.
Contact: 268-1844.
Website: www.adornicenter.com.

REDWOOD AND RIVERS KIDS CAMP
Description: 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 13-16.
Where: Call for more information.
Cost: $400 includes all meals, equipment, camping and river fees.
Contact: 1-800-429-0090.

LOST COAST CAMP
Description: Ropes challenge course, cooperative games, swimming and backpacking. Arts and crafts time. Costume Party. Learn self-esteem, independence and group living skills. Also, a weeklong backpacking trip for teens.
Ages: 5-15 depending on the session.
When: Ranch and Wild Camp (ages 8-11) July 8-14; Performing Arts Camp (ages 11-13) July 16-25; Jr. Day Camp (ages 5-7) July 18-22; Teen Back Pack Trip (ages 13-15) July 28-Aug. 5.
Where: Petrolia. Pickups available in northern and southern Humboldt.
Cost: Varies per session. Many scholarships available.
Contact: Josie, 629-3547 or Ellen, 822-1471.
Website: www.lostcoastcamp.org

ARCATA RECREATION DIVISION
Description: 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: www.cityofarcata.org/rec

REDWOOD PARK DAY CAMP
Description: Games, art, cooking, fieldtrips, 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. Mon.-Fri., June 15-Aug. 14.
Where: Redwood Park Lodge.
Cost: $120 per week/$85 per week for half day. (Add $10 for non-resident.)
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division 822-7091.
Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec

SUMMER FUN AND KIDDIE KAMP (FORTUNA)
Description: Skating, movies, water day, field trips, games, arts and crafts and much more.
Ages: Summer Fun for 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 15-Aug. 21.
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 Rec 725-7620.

BLUE LAKE RECREATION
Description: Summer day camp includes arts and crafts, sports, games, theater, nature hikes, cooking, roller skating and field trips.
Ages: 5-13.
When: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., June 15- July 31. Extended care available: 8-9:30 a.m. and 3:30-5:30 p.m. Additional charges apply.
Where: Prasch Hall, Perigot Park, Blue Lake.
Cost: $60 per week/$75 non-resident, $200 for seven weeks/$225 non-resident.
Contact: 668-5932.

EUREKA RECREATION
Description: Refer to Camp Ryan, Carson and Sequoia Day Camps. Numerous classes and camps available at Adorni Center.
Ages: Depends on program.
When: Depends on program.
Where: Adorni Center, Eureka.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: Adorni Recreation Center 441-4241.
Website: www.adornicenter.com.

McKINLEYVILLE PARKS and RECREATION
Description: Day camp program with full and half day options includes games, arts, crafts, cooking and drama.
Ages: 6-12.
When: Nine weekly sessions from June 15-Aug. 14.
Where: Activity Center, 1705 Gwin Road, McKinleyville.
Contact: 839-9003.
Website: www.mckinleyvillecsd.com

YOUTH DRIVEN
Description: Drop-in recreation program includes games, basketball, roller races and more.
Ages: 6-12th grades.
When: 7-9:30 p.m.
Where: Activity Center, 1705 Gwin Road, McKinleyville.
Contact: 839-9003.

KEET-TV’S KIDS CLUB
Description: See a clip of PBS Kids, read a story and do art projects. Plus, each family gets a free book.
Ages: Open.
When: Noon-2 p.m. June 6 and Aug. 1.
Where: Morris Graves Museum, 636 F St., Eureka.
Cost: Free.
Contact: 442-0278.
E-mail: rebecca@humboldtarts.org.

HUMBOLDT COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
Description: Summer reading programs including “Be Creative at Your Library” and R.E.A.D. to a dog.
Ages: Open.
When: Programs begin mid-June. Story and craft programs every Wednesday in Eureka and at some other locations from June 24-early Aug. R.E.A.D. at Eureka branch on July 11 and Aug. 8 from 1:30-3 p.m.
Where: All county library branches.
Cost: Free.
Contact: JoAnne Bauer, Main Branch, 269-1910.
Website: www.humlib.org.

FORTUNA LIBRARY
Description: Various reading programs: Grandparents and Books, Mr. Joe’s Storytime, KEET-TV’s Ready to learn program.
Ages: Open.
When: Various time and dates (call for details).
Where: Fortuna Library, 14th and N sts.
Cost: Free.
Contact: 725-6731.

MANILA COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT
Description: Arts and crafts, sports, field trips, swimming, nature activities, gardening, trips to the beach, rock climbing trip, day camps and a children’s fair.
Ages: 5-12.
When: Call for dates and times.
Where: Manila Community Center.
Cost: Call for prices. Camperships available.
Contact: Marty at 445-3309.

MATEEL COMMUNITY CENTER
Description: Summer restaurant skills internship program. Learn art of food preparation and presentation in this five-week program. Upscale BBQ Gala at program end.
Ages: 16-24.
When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Thurs. June 22- July 23.
Where: Register at South Fork High School Career Center. Intern at Mateel Community Center.
Cost: Paid internship.
Contact: Carole, 943-1819, or Christina, 923-1147.
email: cwillardclark@humboldt.k12.ca.us.

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

VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

HLO KIDCO SUMMER SESSION
Description: Musical theater classes teaching vocal technique, dance and acting skills. Session culminates in a performance.
Ages: 5-12.
When: 9-10 a.m. (ages 5-8), 10:15-11:30 a.m. (ages 9-12). July 6-16.
Where: Arcata United Methodist Church.
Cost: $75 (ages 5-8), $95 (ages 9-12).
Contact: 825-8419.

DELL’ARTE SUMMER ACADEMY
Description: Intensive, fun training in physical theater. Classes include Legendary Play Making, Clowning for Kids, Dynamic Improvisation, Circus Circus, Vaudeville, Serious and Stand-up and Sketch Comedy.
Ages: 7-19, depending on program.
When: 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., July 27-Aug. 7.
Where: Arcata Elementary School.
Cost: $340/full session; $190/half session. Scholarships and sibling discounts available.
Contact: 668-5663.
Website: www.dellarte.com

SUMMER CIRCUS CAMP
Description: Week of juggling, clowning, acrobatics and circus fun.
Ages: 8-12 and 13-17.
When: 1-2:30 p.m. (ages 8-12), 2:30-4 p.m. (ages 13-17), Aug. 10-14.
Where: Redwood Raks Dance Studio, Arcata
Cost: $60
Contact: Shea FreeLove, 845-5842
Email: freelovecircus@yahoo.com

THIRD THURSDAY THEATER
Description: Shadow puppet trilogy.
Ages: All ages welcome
When: 6 p.m. June 18, July 16 and Aug. 20
Where: Morris Graves Museum, 636 F St., Eureka.
Cost: Free.
Contact: 442-0278.
E-mail: rebecca@humboldtarts.org.

FERNDALE REPERTORY THEATRE
Description: Ages 6-11, will work with Julie Douglas and Nick Trotter for “Come Play with Us,” which focuses on using games and a sense of play in creating life onstage. Ages 12-17, will work with Nick and Julie for “Exploring the Masters,” which focuses on improvisation and scene study work.
Ages: 6-17.
When: 9 a.m.-noon (ages 6-11) and 1-4 p.m. (ages 12-17) Tues.-Thurs. June 23-July 11.
Where: The Firemen’s Pavilion, Ferndale.
Cost: $95 for 4-week course. Scholarships available.
Contact: 786-5483.
Website: www.ferndale-rep.org

INSTANTANEOUS THEATER
Description: Two-week intensive musical theater workshop for teens. No experience necessary.
Ages: 13-18 (motivated 12 yr. olds welcome).
When: 12:30-5:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri., June 15-28. Performances June 26, 27, and 28.
Where: North Coast Repertory Theater, Eureka.
Cost: $150. Enrollment limited. Call to register.
Contact: Xande, 599-4293.
email: yadayada@humboldt1.com

SEQUOIA CHAMBER MUSIC WORKSHOP
Description: A unique opportunity to study and perform at least four different works with four different chamber groups, improve their abilities and make friends for life.
Ages: 12-20.
When: Session 1: June 14-20, Session 2: June 21-27.
Where: HSU Campus.
Cost: 1 week $395, 2 weeks $765. Scholarships and financial aid available. Housing available for additional cost.
Contact: David Filner, director, (210) 481-8359.
Website: sequoiachambermusic.org.

GUITAR/PIANO LESSONS
Description: Beginning and intermediate.
Ages: All ages.
When: Ongoing.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: Seabury Gould at 444-8507.

SAXOPHONE/FLUTE LESSONS
Description: Beginning and advanced jazz improvisation and technique.
Ages: All ages.
When: Ongoing.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: Susie Laraine at 441-1343.

BOOGIE PIANO WORKSHOP
Description: Learn blues, rock and improv in one jam-packed day. Basic piano knowledge required.
Ages: All ages (maximum of 6 people).
When: Ongoing.
Cost: $75.
Contact: Colleen Haining at 444-2756.

HUMBOLDT MUSIC ACADEMY
Description: Classes include musical theater, fiddle, singing, flute choir, harp and jazz ensembles, chamber music and junior orchestra.
Ages: 2-18 depending on class.
When: Fall term begins Sept. 12.
Where: HSU Campus.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 826-3411.
Website: www.humboldt.edu/hma

ARCATA PERFORMING ARTS STUDIO
Description: Ballet classes for all levels include creative movement, ballet and pointe technique. All classes taught by Amanda Arthington.
Ages: 3 and up.
When: June 1-July 31
Where: 920 Samoa (at I St.), Ste. 203, Arcata.
Cost: Call for details.
Contact: Amanda Arthington at 267-4159.
Website: www.arcatadance.com

HEALTHSPORT HIP HOP/BREAK DANCE FOR KIDS
Description: Kids can discover how their bodies move while getting fit and having fun.
Ages: 7-14.
When: Sat. 4-5:30 p.m.
Where: HealthSPORT, 300 Community Parkway, Arcata.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 822-3488.

NEW WORLD BALLET DANCE CAMP
Description: Half-day, week long camps include classes from ballet, hip hop, modern, flamenco, or Afro-Brazilian. For new and experienced dancers.
Ages: 5-8 and 9-13.
When: Call for times and dates.
Where: Old Creamery Art Building, 824 L. St., Arcata.
Cost: Call for details.
Contact: New World Ballet at 822-4947.
E-mail: victemple@netzero.net.
Website: www.humboldtdance.org.

NEW WORLD BALLET
Description: Intensive dance program for dancers at all levels. (First-timers welcome.) Includes exposure to a variety of dances and instruction by visiting professional artists.
Ages: Beginning to advanced dancers.
When: Call for schedule.
Where: Old Creamery Building, 824 L. St., Arcata.
Cost: Call for details.
Contact: New World Ballet at 822-4947.
E-mail: victemple@netzero.net.
Website: www.humboldtdance.org.

NORTH COAST DANCE
Description: Summer dance studio classes and year-round schedule of Children’s Ballet.
Ages: 4 & up; Ongoing summer classes
When: June 22-July 18; Call for schedule
Where: North Coast Dance, 426 F St., Eureka.
Cost: varies
Contact: email northcoastdance@sbcglobal.net or 442-7779.
Website: www.northcoastdance.org

NORTH COAST DANCE PASSPORT TO DANCE SUMMER FUN CAMP
Description: Two week-long sessions of summer dance camp. Year-round schedule of Children’s Ballet.
Ages: Week One for 5 -8 yrs; Week Two for 9-13 yrs
When: Week One July 20-24; Week Two July 27-31
Where: North Coast Dance, 426 F St., Eureka.
Cost: $80. For one week session; drop in rate available
Contact: email northcoastdance@sbcglobal.net or 442-7779.
Website: www.northcoastdance.org

SUMMER DANCE CAMP FOR KIDS
Description: Dance class with Erin Fernandez, Rebecca Rubenstein and guest instructors. All levels of Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Latin Dance.
Ages: 4 and up.
When: July 27-Aug. 7. Call for times.
Where: Common Grounds Community Center and Redwood Raks, Arcata.
Cost: $8 reg. fee and weekly rates or $10 drop-in.
Contact: Erin, 822-8408. e-mail: erin@DanceWithErin.com.

NO LIMITS TAP AND JAZZ DANCE CAMP
Description: Camps include many styles of dancing including Lyrical, Hip Hop, Tap and Jazz.
Ages: 6 and up.
When: July 13-17 or July 20-24 (Beginning Kids), July 13-17 (Beginning Youth), July 13-16 and July 20-23 (Intermediate), or July 20-23 or July 27-30 (Advanced). Call for specific times class info.
Where: Corner of 10th and K sts, Arcata
Cost: Beginning $80 for all classes per week or $10 per class/Intermediate and Adv. $70 for all classes per week or $10 per class.
Contact: Stacy 825-0922.

YOUNG WRITERS’ ACADEMY
Description: Week one: Illustrating. Week two: Poetry Writing. Week three: Plays and Scripts.
Ages: Grades 4-9.
When: 9 a.m.-noon Mon.-Fri. July 13-31.
Where: HSU campus, Founder’s Hall.
Cost: One week $75, two weeks $140, three weeks $210.
Contact: Redwood Writing Project, 826-5109.
Website: www.humboldt.edu/~rwp
email: rwp@humboldt.edu

YOUTH ART CAMP AT MGMA
Description: Session 1: “The Flora of Humboldt County” includes art native plants and flowers. Session 2: “Images of Water” includes art inspired by water. Session 3: “Fantasy Landscapes” includes exploration of animals, the natural world and humans.
Ages: 5-6, 7-8, 9-12, 13 and up.
When: Varies for each age group. Call for specific times and program info. Sessions start June 22.
Where: Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F St., Eureka.
Cost: $90 per week/$85 for Humboldt Arts Council Members.
Contact: Janice Sharman-Hand 442-0278 x208.
Website: www.humboldtarts.org

THE INK PEOPLE SUMMER YOUTH ART PROGRAM
Description: Traditional artmaking methods: drawing, painting and sculpture. Warm-up exercises, daily lessons and longer projects offered.
Ages: 6-9 (level 1), 10-13 (level 2).
When: Session 1 June 29-July 2; Session 2 July 6-9; Session 3 July 27-30. Level 1 from 10 a.m.-noon and level 2 from 1-3 p.m.
Where: Ink People Center for the Arts, Eureka.
Cost: $60 for 1 week/$110 2 weeks/$150 3 weeks.
Contact: Arupa 476-0635 or Tanya 442-8413.
Website: www.humboldtarts.org.

SUMMER FORTUNA YOUTH ARTS
Description: Ongoing creative experiences for youths. Includes drawing, painting, printmaking, mask making, and more.
Ages: 4-19.
When: Ongoing.
Cost: $60 per month.
Where: Fortuna Branch of the Humboldt County Library, 14th and N St.
Contact: Susan Cooper, 726-9048.

TEEN ART
Description: Teen art workshops in the Youth Classroom.
Ages: 13-19.
When: 3-5 p.m. June 9, July 9 and Aug. 13.
Where: Morris Graves Museum, 636 F St., Eureka.
Cost: Free.
Contact: 442-0278.
E-mail: rebecca@humboldt arts.org.

FAMILY ARTS DAY
Description: Hands-on art activities for kids and families.
When: 2-4 p.m. June 13, July 11 and Aug. 8.
Where: Morris Graves Museum, 636 F St., Eureka.
Cost: Free.
Contact: 442-0278.
E-mail: rebecca@humboldtarts.org.

YOUNG CREATORS CAMP
Description: Games and activities with focus on art projects and an intro to theater.
Ages: 4-6.
When: 1-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. July 13-17, Aug. 3-7.
Where: Redwood Lounge.
Cost: $85 per week/$95 nonresident.
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division, 822-7091.
Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec

THE STUDIO SCHOOL
Description: Create art, learn from artists and works of art and explore art materials.
Ages: 5-18.
When: Starts in the fall.
Cost: Call for details.
Contact: 826-3819.
E-mail: studios@humboldt.edu
Website: www.humboldt.edu/studioschool

ART CAMP
Description: Activities will explore visual and performing arts.
Ages: 7-14.
When: 1-5 p.m. Weekly June 22-Aug. 14 with July 13-17 and Aug. 3-7 off.
Where: Redwood Lounge.
Cost: $85 per week/$95 nonresident.
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division, 822-7091.
Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec

ARTS IN THE AFTERNOON
Description: Art studio for teens with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Ages: Grades 6-12.
When: Ongoing through school year on Mon.-Fri. from 3-6 p.m.
Where: Teen Room, Arcata Community Center.
Cost: Free.
Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091.
Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec

CERAMICS FOR OLDER KIDS
Description: Adventures with clay, learn various hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques. Five classes per session.
Ages: 7-12
When: Session 1: Tuesdays, June 23-July 21; Session 2: Thursdays, June 25-July23; Session 3: Tuesdays, July 28-Aug. 25; Session 4: Thursdays, July 30-Aug. 27. (All sessions meet from 4-6 p.m.)
Where: Fire Arts Center
Cost: $75
Contact: 826-1445
Website: www.fireartsarcata.com

KIDS CLAY
Description: Ceramic fun for smaller hands, learn the basics, nurture creativity and just have fun! Four classes per session.
Ages: 5-7
When: Session 1: Tuesdays, June 24-July 21; Session 2: Tuesdays, July 29-Aug. 19. (Both sessions meet from 11 a.m.-noon.)
Where: Fire Arts Center
Cost: $50
Contact: 826-1445
Website: www.fireartsarcata.com

TEENS BEHIND THE WHEEL
Description: For teens.
Ages: 12-18
When: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays July 25-Aug. 27.
Where: Fire Arts Center
Cost: $150
Contact: 826-1445
Website: www.fireartsarcata.com

CAMP HANDCRAFT: FOCUS ON JEWELRY!
Description: Campers will work with our instructors in metal (sterling silver), fiber and recycled materials to create one-of-a-kind works of art to take home at the end of the week. All materials and a snack are included.
Ages: 7-14
When: 1-5 p.m. June 22-26.
Where: hands on CRAFT, 1433 11th St., Ste. I, Arcata.
Cost: $190 members/$240 non-members.
Contact: Kristy or Velma at 822-8212.
Website: www.handson craft.com.

CAMP HANDCRAFT: FOCUS ON FIBER!
Description: Campers will work with our instructors in wool, fabric, and recycled materials in doll making, felting, and hand sewing to create one-of-a-kind works of art to take home at the end of the week. All materials and a snack are included.
Ages: 7-14
When: 1-5 p.m. July 6-10.
Where: hands on CRAFT, 1433 11th St., Ste. I, Arcata.
Cost: $160 members/$200 non-members.
Contact: Kristy or Velma at 822-8212.
Website: www.handsoncraft.com.

CAMP HANDCRAFT: FOCUS ON PAPER!
Description: Campers will work with our instructors in book making, letterpress, marbling, block carving and printing, and collage to create one-of-a-kind works of art to take home at the end of the week. All materials and a snack are included.
Ages: 7-14
When: 1-5 p.m. July 20-24.
Where: hands on CRAFT, 1433 11th St., Ste. I, Arcata.
Cost: $160 members/$200 non-members.
Contact: Kristy or Velma at 822-8212.
Website: www.handsoncraft.com.

NATURE AND SCIENCE

NATURAL RESOURCES SCIENCE CAMP
Description: Science experiments and team building activities. Five different sessions with different themes. Week 1: Alternative Energy, Week 2: Forestry, Week 3: Aquatics, Week 4: Wildlife Biology, Week 5: Air and Space.
Ages: 9-12.
When: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. June 22-26, July 13-17, July 20-24, July 27-31, Aug. 3-7.
Where: HSU.
Cost: $155 per week/$165 non-resident.
Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091
Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec

PAL CAMP AT FRESHWATER PARK
Description: Eight week-long day camps featuring a new theme each week and hands-on exploration of the natural world. Themes include Underwater Adventure, Let’s See What’s Cooking, Global Explorations and more. Optional sleepover Thurs. night for kids grades 4 and up.
Ages: 5-12.
When: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (extended care available for additional cost) Mon.-Wed. and Fri., 1-8:30 p.m. on Thurs., June 22-Aug 14.
Where: Freshwater Park, Freshwater.
Cost: $135 per week.
Contact: 443-9694.
Website: www.discovery-museum.org

TOWERING TREES AND TIDEPOOLS
Description: Hiking, science classes and evenings around the campfire.
Ages: 10-12.
When: July 12-17.
Where: Wolf Creek Education Center in Orick, Redwood National and State Parks.
Cost: $495 Oregon Museum of Science and Industry members/$545 non-members.
Contact: (503) 797-4661.
Website: www.omsi.edu.

FEATHERED FRIENDS
Description: Come discover the lives of birds with games, songs, a visit with birds of prey and a trip to a birdwatching hot spot.
Ages: 4-8.
When: 10 a.m.-noon (ages 4-5), 1-4 p.m. (ages 6-8), July 6-10.
Where: Natural History Museum, 1315 G Street, Arcata.
Cost: $65/$75 nonmembers (ages 4-5), $85/$95 nonmembers (ages 6-8).
Contact: 826-4479.

SEA CREATURE SAFARI
Description: Learn about the mysterious creatures of the ocean through touch, craft and field trips.
Ages: 4-9.
When: 9 a.m.-noon July 13-17 (ages 7-9); 1-3 p.m. Aug. 3-7 (ages 4-5).
Where: Natural History Museum, 1315 G St., Arcata.
Cost: $65/$75 nonmembers (ages 4-5), $85/$95 nonmembers (ages 7-9).
Contact: 826-4479.

GO TEAM GREEN!
Description: In partnership with the North Coast Environmental Center and the Arcata Community Recycling Center. Find out how to help the earth by being and energy officer and a litter getter.
Ages: 4-8.
When: 10 a.m.-noon (ages 4-5), 1-4 p.m. (ages 6-8), July 20-24.
Where: Natural History Museum, 1315 G St., Arcata.
Cost: $65/$75 nonmembers (ages 4-5), $85/$95 nonmembers (ages 6-8).
Contact: 826-4479.

NATURE ART
Description: Learn techniques for sharing your feelings about nature through artwork.
Ages: 7-14.
When: 1-4 p.m., July 13-17 (ages 7-9) or July 27-31 (ages 10-14).
Where: Natural History Museum, 1315 G St., Arcata.
Cost: $85/$95 (non-members) plus $15 materials fee.
Contact: 826-4479.

WILD IN THE CITY
Description: Learn about the plants and animals in and around our neighborhood while playing games, making crafts and singing songs.
Ages: 7-10.
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 17-21.
Where: Natural History Museum, 1315 G St., Arcata.
Cost: $150/$170 nonmembers.
Contact: 826-4479.

REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS
Description: Learn about totally cool, scaly and slithery creatures.
Ages: 4-5.
When: 10 a.m.-noon, Aug. 3-7.
Where: Natural History Museum, 1315 G St., Arcata.
Cost: $65/$75 nonmembers.
Contact: Natural History Museum 826-4479.

MARSH AND DUNE EXPLORERS
Description: Come spend a week exploring the Arcata Marsh and discover its secrets. Find out about interesting animals that make the marsh their home. Use buckets, jilly jars, trowels, nets, microscopes, binoculars and even hula hoops.
Ages: 7-9.
When: 1-4 p.m., Aug. 3-7.
Where: 2 days at Arcata Marsh and 3 days at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center in Manila.
Cost: $85/$95 nonmembers.
Contact: Natural History Museum, 826-4479.

FARMTASTIC SCIENCE
Description: Learn about the components of soil, examine how plants grow and discover the animals that make the farm their home.
Ages: 6-8.
When: 1-4 p.m., Aug. 10-14.
Where: Meet at Redwood Roots Farm.
Cost: $85/$95 nonmembers.
Contact: Natural History Museum, 826-4479.

FAMILY SLEEPOVER AT THE MUSEUM
Description: Scavenger hunt, craft, live animal program and movie.
When: 6:30 p.m.-9 a.m. the next day, July 17 (ocean-themed) or Aug. 14 (dinosaur-theme).
Where: Natural History Museum, 1315 G St., Arcata.
Cost: $35/$45 non-members.
Contact: Natural History Museum, 826-4479.

CALIFORNIA STATE PARKS
Description: 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: www.nps.gov/redw

MARINE SCIENCE SUMMER PROGRAM
Description: Each day includes a field trip, lecture and lab.
Ages: For students going into 7th or 8th grade.
When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 22-25 and July 7-10.
Where: HSU marine lab in Trinidad.
Cost: $60 per session.
Contact: Marine Naturalist 826-3689.
Website: www.humboldt.edu/~marinelb/

SEQUOIA PARK ZOO’S JUNIOR ZOOKEEPERS
Description: Session 1: “Pampering the Primates” lets kids explore the world of apes, monkeys and lemurs. Session 2: “South American Safari” lets kids get to know animals whose ancestors live in different habitats across South America.
Ages: 8-11.
When: 9 a.m.-noon, Aug. 4-7 (session 1) or Aug. 11-14 (session 2).
Cost: $70 per program. Some partial scholarships available.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka.
Contact: Amber, 441-4217.
e-mail: Education@ SequoiaParkZoo.net

SEQUOIA PARK ZOO’s ANIMAL GROSSOLOGY
Description: Learn about awesome yet “gross” animal features.
Ages: 8-11.
When: 1-4 p.m. Aug. 11-14.
Cost: $70 per program. Some partial scholarships available.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka.
Contact: Amber, 441-4217.
e-mail: Education@SequoiaParkZoo.net

SEQUOIA PARK ZOO CUB CLUB
Description: “You Are What You Eat” focuses on why different animals eat different foods.
Ages: 5-7.
When: 9 a.m.-noon, Aug. 18-21.
Cost: $70. Limited scholarships available.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka.
Contact: 441-4217.
e-mail: Education@SequoiaParkZoo.net

SEQUOIA PARK ZOO YOUTH ASSISTANT KEEPERS (YAKS)
Description: Help care for animals in the Zoo’s Barnyard. (Application deadline is June 12.)
Ages: 11-15.
When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. June 27-Aug. 30.
Cost: $40. Limited scholarships available.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka.
Contact: 441-4217.
e-mail: Education@SequoiaParkZoo.net

SPORTS, ATHLETICS AND ADVENTURE

ARCATA COMMUNITY POOL
Description: Swim, kayak lessons, recreation, lap swimming, group lessons, Jr. Lifeguarding.
Ages: 6 months and up.
When: Summer schedule June 15-Sept. 11. Open 5:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat., and 1-5 p.m. Sun. Recreational swim hours 1-4 p.m. Sun.-Sat. and Tues., Thurs., Fri. 7-9 p.m. Morning and afternoon swim lessons available.
Where: Arcata Community Pool, 1150 16th St.
Cost: General admission $6.50 adult, $4.50 youth (under 18), 3 and under free.
Contact: 822-6801.

EASTER SEALS COMMUNITY KIDS SWIM
Description: Opportunity for kids to get introduced to water. Adult must be present. Lifeguard provided.
Ages: Up to 18.
When: Tues. and Thurs. from 2-4 p.m.
Where: 3289 Edgewood, Eureka.
Cost: $5 drop-in fee.
Contact: 445-8841.
E-mail: kcassidy@noca.easterseals.com.

HUMBOLDT SWIM CLUB
Description: A 140-member competitive USA swimming club.
Ages: 5 and up.
When: Practices available Mon.-Sat. Competitions on some weekends. Tryouts are the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 6-6:30 p.m. at Arcata Community Pool (ACP).
Where: ACP and HSU.
Cost: $60-70 per month.
Contact: Head Coach Cameron Mull 227-4055.
Website: www.hscswim.org

YOUTH SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING
Description: Learn techniques and positions of synchronized swimming.
Ages: Youths. Must be able to swim one length without stopping.
When: 10-11 a.m. (beginning) or 11 a.m.-noon (intermediate).
Where: Arcata Community Pool.
Cost: $45/month.
Contact: Arcata Community Pool, 822-6801.

JUNIOR SCUBA SUMMER CAMP SEAL TEAM
Description: PADI SCUBA camp introduces the fundamentals of proper and safe SCUBA diving to youths. Three sessions. Includes DIVE gear, Seal team manual, and towel.
Ages: 8-12.
When: 2-5 p.m. Wed. June 17-July 8, July 15-Aug. 5, Aug. 12-Sept. 2.
Where: Arcata Community Pool.
Cost: $295 per session.
Contact: Arcata Community Pool, 822-6801.

SUMMER YOUTH AQUATICS CAMP
Description: Camp includes sailing, surfing, canoeing and kayaking.
Ages: 10-17.
When: July 6-10 or July 20-Aug. 2.
Where: Big Lagoon State Park.
Cost: $295, discount for more than one camper.
Contact: Center Activities at HSU 826-3357.

9TH ANNUAL MOONSTONE BEACH SURFCAMP
Description: Water enthusiasts of all levels will enjoyably learn the aquatic skill necessary for all types of SURFING while being immersed in lifeguard water safety, surf etiquette and beach and ocean awareness. Call today. Space is limited.
Ages: 8 and up.
When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 18 and 19 (opening 2-day session), then Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. 4 sessions: June 22-26, July 6-10, July 20-24, Aug. 3-7.
Where: Moonstone Beach.
Cost: $195 for a full four-day session.
Contact: 822-5099.
Website: www.moonstonebeachsurfcamp.com

HUMBOLDT OCEAN ADVENTURES SURF SCHOOL
Description: Spend every day at the beach soaking up the experience of surfing. Wetsuit, board and instruction provided. Develop swimming and ocean safety skills. All levels welcome.
Ages: 6-18.
When: M-F 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 8 sessions: June 22-26, July 6-10, July 20-24, July 27-31, Aug. 3-7, Aug. 10-14.
Where: Moonstone Beach.
Cost: $225 per session.
Contact: 834-2827.
email: youth2surf@yahoo.com
Website: Humboldtoceanadventures.com

SUMMER YOUTH SURF CAMP
Description: Surfing, body boarding and ocean fun. For beginning and intermediate surfers. 1 - 2 nights of camping.
Ages: 10 and up.
When: July 13-16 (Teen-Specific Camp) and Aug. 3-6.
Where: Call for location.
Cost: $249/$269 Teen-Specific. Discount for more than one camper.
Contact: Center Activities at HSU, 826-3357.

YOUTH ADVENTURE CAMP
Description: Enjoy hiking, sailing, surfing, and canoeing. Spend a day at the HSU Rock Wall! Campers must be in good physical condition.
Ages: 12 and up.
When: July 27-31.
Where: HSU Campus, Moonstone Beach, Stone Lagoon
Cost: $295. Discount for more than one camper.
Contact: Center Activities at HSU, 826-3357.

HUMBOLDT BAY ROWING ASSOCIATION: A “TASTE OF ROWING”
Description: Quick introduction to proper rowing techniques on land, then a leisurely row.
Ages: 12-18.
When: 3-5 p.m. Monday July 6, 13 or 20.
Where: HSU boathouse on the Eureka waterfront.
Cost: $25 per class.
Contact: Adorni Center, 441-4248, to register.
Website: www.hbra.org

LEARN TO ROW CLINIC FOR JUNIORS
Description: Learn basics of rowing, on and off the water. Limited to nine people so as much personal attention as possible. Swim test required. (Inquire at registration.)
Ages: 12-18.
When: 3-5 p.m. MWF, July 27-Aug. 7.
Where: Adorni Center: hbra/hsu Boathouse.
Cost: $175 per person.
Contact: Adorni Center, 441-4248.
Website: www.hbra.org.

SUMMER CLIMBING CAMP
Description: Learn climbing technique, safety and build confidende.
Ages: 6-14.
When: Weeklong 1/2 day classes start June 22 and run through entire summer.
Where: Far North Climbing Gym, 10th and K sts., Arcata.
Contact: 826-9558.
Website: www.FarNorthClimbing.com

GYMNASTICS CLASSES
Description: Gymnastics for every age and skill level.
Ages: 6 and under (Gimini Crickets); 7 and up (Artistic gymnastics).
When: June 8-July 24.
Where: Artistic Gymnastics: Arcata Community Center; Gimini Crickets: Judo Hut.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division 822-7091.
Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec

FLIPS FOR KIDS GYMNASTICS
Description: Jump, tumble, flip and climb your summer away! Weekly gymnastics camps.
Ages: 4 1/2 and up.
When: June 22-Aug. 28.
Where: Flips For Kids, 1489 Hoover St., Eureka.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 445-0450.
Website: www.flipsforkids.net

PEE WEE SPORTS CAMP
Description: 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. July 6-10 and July 15-19.
Where: Arcata Community Center.
Cost: $85/$95 nonresident.
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division 822-7091.
Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec

HUMBOLDT CRABS BASEBALL CAMP
Description: Four-day sessions include coaching and instruction from players on the Crabs roster and Coach Wilson.
Ages: Boys and girls ages 8-14.
When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Session 1: June 15-19; session 2: June 22-26; session 3: July 6-10; session 4: July 13-17; session 5: Aug. 3-7.
Where: Locations in Arcata, Eureka, Fortuna.
Cost: $85 per session. Includes T-shirt, season pass to Crabs home games and 10 adult tickets. Applications available at Crabs website.
Contact: 826-2333.
Website: www.humboldtcrabs.com.

CR BASKETBALL CAMPS
Description: “How Bad do You Want to be Good?” Coaching staff consists of current and former college coaches and players. Campers will be divided into age and skill appropriate groups.
Ages: Grades K-12.
When: Call for dates. Camps run from May 26-Aug. 8.
Where: College of the Redwoods Main Gym.
Cost: Call for costs.
E-mail: rich-mendoza@redwoods.edu.

ST. BERNARDS CRUSADERS ATHLETIC CAMPS
Description: Camps focus on sports fundamentals for boys and girls. Basketball, softball and soccer options for girls; basketball, football, baseball and soccer options for boys.
Ages: Grades 3-8.
When: Various 3-day sessions depending on type camp from June 25-July 30.
Where: St. Bernards, Eureka.
Cost: Call for costs.
Contact: Jason White at 443-2735 x120.

CAMPS FOR KIDS — BASKETBALL CAMP
Description: Basketball skills includes defense, dribbling, shooting, passing and rebounding.
Ages: Kids entering grades 4-6.
When: Noon-3 p.m. June 29-July 3.
Where: J St. Gym, First Covenant Church, 2526 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $25. Includes lunch.
Contact: 442-6774 or 443-2957.

MCKINLEYVILLE SUMMER YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE
Description: Co-ed basketball league.
Ages: Grades 3-8.
When: June 23-Aug. 8. (Register by June 12.)
Where: Activity Center, 1705 Gwin Road, McKinleyville.
Cost: $25.
Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation 839-9003.

BASKETBALL JONES HOOP CAMP
Description: Premiere basketball day camp.
Ages: 7-15.
When: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Session 1: July 20-24; Session 2: Aug. 18-21.
Where: Session 1: St. Bernards High School; Session 2: McKinleyville Activity Center.
Cost: $215 per week.
Contact: Basketball Jones Camp, 1-800-348-3803.
Website: www.basketballjonescamps.com

HSU BASKETBALL CAMPS
Description: Boys’ and girls’ day or overnight camps emphasizing basic fundamentals and offense. Competitions and game play.
Ages: Grades 2-12 (boys) and grades 4-12 (girls).
When: Boys: June 29-July 2. Girls: June 23-26 or June 26-28 (team camp).
Where: HSU.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: HSU Athletics, 826-3666.

SUMMER VOLLEYBALL CLINIC
Description: Improve technique in passing, setting, hitting, blocking and serving. Beginning and intermediate class.
Ages: 16 and under
When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 18, 20 and 21.
Where: Adorni Center, 1011 Waterfront Drive, Eureka.
Cost: $35.
Contact: Adorni Recreation Center 441-4248.
Website: www.adornicenter.com.

HUSKY’S GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CAMP
Description: Camp focuses on skills of the game needed to be successful.
Ages: Grades 2-5 and Grades 6-12.
When: 3-5 p.m. (Grades 2-5), 5-8 p.m. (Grades 6-9). Call for dates.
Where: Fortuna Union High School.
Cost: $50.
Contact: Fortuna Parks and Rec 725-7620.

HSU GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CAMPS
Description: Skill development will be enhanced through competition and game-simulation drills as well as video analysis.
Ages: Grades 7-12.
When: July 19-22, day and overnight options available.
Where: HSU.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 826-6017 or 826-5972.

CR FLAG FOOTBALL CAMP
Description: Flag football camp for boys.
Ages: Grades 3-8.
When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 20-24.
Where: College of the Redwoods.
Cost: $150.
Contact: Coach Tino Romero 599-6513.

HSU YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMP
Description: 8th annual football camp gives youth individual attention from college coaches. Emphasis on fundamental football skills, offensive and defensive sessions, conditioning and more.
Ages: Youth football players.
When: 7-8 p.m. July 29-Aug. 1.
Where: Redwood Bowl, HSU.
Cost: Call for details.
Contact: 826-5950.

REDWOOD SOCCER CAMPS
Description: Soccer basics and skill improvement. Weeklong sessions.
Ages: 6-14.
When: 9 a.m.-noon. Mon.-Fri. Session 1: June 15-19, Session 2: June 22-26, Session 3: July 20-24, Session 4: July 27-31.
Where: Arcata (sessions 1 and 4), McKinleyville (session 3) and Eureka (session 2).
Cost: $100 (includes new soccer ball), $85 (bring your own ball).
Contact: Northcoast Children’s Services, 822-7206.
Website: www.ncsheadstart.org

HSU SOCCER CAMPS
Description: Soccer camps for a variety of ages.
Ages: Co-ed youth (grades K-8); goalkeeper/forward camp (grades 9-12), high school girls and boys individual camps.
When: July 27-30 and Aug. 3-6. Call for specific times.
Where: Redwood Bowl, HSU.
Cost: Call for details.
Contact: 826-3666.

HSU TRACK AND FIELD CAMP
Ages: Open.
When: 9 a.m.-noon. July 12-16 (running) and July 17-21 (field events).
Where: Redwood Bowl, HSU.
Cost: Call for details.
Contact: 826-5955.

SUMMER TENNIS LESSONS
Description: Come join the fun and learn how to play tennis!
Ages: 7 and up.
When: Times vary according to age group. Four sessions: June 15-25, June 29-July 9, July 13-23, July 27-Aug. 6.
Where: Larson Park, Arcata.
Cost: $35 per session/$45 non-resident.
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division 822-7091.
Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec

HUMBOLDT COUNTY JUNIOR GOLF ASSOCIATION
Description: This year’s calendar includes 21 events.
Ages: 7-17.
When: Year-long program.
Cost: $25 for annual membership. Scholarships available.
Contact: (530) 629-2901.

BEAU PRE JUNIOR GOLF CAMP
Description: 9-week clinic program starts with 2 days on the range for practice, then 4 days on the course and ends with at tournament.
Ages: 6-17.
When: 1-2 p.m. (ages 10-17) or 2-3 p.m. (ages 6-9), June 16-18, July 7, 14, 21 and 28, Aug. 4.
Where: Beau Pre Golf Course, 1770 Norton Rd., McKinleyville.
Cost: $45.
Contact: 839-2342.

NORTH COAST HWA RANG DO ACADEMY CLASSES
Description: Martial arts classes.
Ages: 4-6, 7-11 and 13+.
When: 4 p.m. Mon. and Wed. (ages 4-6); 4:45 p.m. Mon., Wed. and Fri. (ages 7-11); 4:45 pm Tues. and Thurs. (12+). Classes start June 15.
Where: North Coast Hwa Rang Do Academy, Sunny Brae Shopping Center, Arcata.
Cost: $79/month (ages 7+); $69/month (ages 4-6).
Contact: Instructor Daniel Perez, 822-4958.
Website: www.hwarangdoarcata.com

NORTH COAST HWA RANG DO ACADEMY CAMP
Description: Self-defense skills, kick boxing, grappling, weapons, strength and conditioning, flexibility, martial arts and martial arts history and oriental healing.
Ages: 7-12.
When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 22-26.
Where: North Coast Hwa Rang Do Academy, Sunny Brae Shopping Center, Arcata.
Cost: $129.
Contact: Instructor Daniel Perez, 822-4958.
Website: www.hwarangdoarcata.com

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

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

HUMBOLDT CAPOEIRA ACADEMY
Description: Brazilian Martial Arts. Music and Portuguese classes. First class free.
Ages: Open.
When: Mondays from 5-7 p.m. and Tues.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-noon (ongoing). Open gym on Saturdayst at noon.
Where: Humboldt Capoeira Academy 550 S. G St. #31, Arcata.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 498-6155

CAPOEIRA KIDS
Description: Brazilian Martial Arts focus towards kids.
Ages: youths.
When: 2-3 p.m. (non-belted) and 3-4:30 p.m. (belted) every Monday plus one-week summer camps with start dates on June 22, July 27 and Aug. 17.
Where: Humboldt Capoeira Academy, 550 S. G Street., #31., Arcata.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 498-6155.

T’AI CHI MADE EASY
Description: T’ai Chi classes for youths.
Ages: 10 and up.
When: Noon-1:30 p.m. Thursdays, July 2-Sept. 24.
Where: Adorni Center.
Cost: $15 drop-in fee for 1st class of the month/$36-60 session fees. (Call for details.)
Contact: Adorni Recreation Center 441-4248.
Website: www.adornicenter.com.

ROLLER SKATING
Description: Many locations offer summer roller skating, including Fortuna, McKinleyville, Eureka and Blue Lake.
Ages: Depends on location.
When: All summer. (Fortuna public skate not offered during July and only on Fri. nights in Aug.)
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.

CAMPS FOR KIDS — BIKE CAMP
Ages: Kids entering grades 4-6.
When: Noon-3 p.m. June 29-July 3.
Where: J St. Gym, First Covenant Church, 2526 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $25. Includes lunch.
Contact: 442-6774 or 443-2957.

HUMBOLDT BAY BICYCLE COMMUTERS ASSOCIATION
Description: The 16th annual “Bike Smart” safety-training program. Upon completion of the two-hour program, participants will be familiar with bike laws and how to ride defensively and responsively on public streets.
Ages: 7-14.
When: Several Saturdays and Sundays, June 1-Sept. 15. Call for times.
Cost: Free. Helmets offered for those who need one.
Contact: Rick Knapp at 445-1097.
Website: www.humbike.org

MCKINLEYVILLE SUMMER HIKE AND BIKE FITNESS CHALLENGE
Description: Series of summer events focused on fitness and nutrition.
Where: Several different events and locations.
When: June 8-Aug. 15 at various times.
Contact: McKinleyville Family Resource Center at 840-0905.

TRIATHLON FOR KIDS
Description: 19th Annual. Individuals, three-person relay teams in the swim, bike and run events.
Ages: Ages 7-18.
When: June 7.
Where: Arcata Community Pool.
Cost: Pre-register before June 3: $25/individual, $42/team. Includes T-shirt. Scholarships available.
Contact: Karen, 826-9250.
Website: www.trikids.com.

HEALTHSPORT YOUTH SUMMER FIT CAMPS
Description: Eight week-long camps with different themes each week including Sports FUNatic, Hip, Hop and Boogie, Muscle Power and More.
Ages: Two groups: ages 5-9 and ages 9-12.
When: Mon.-Fri. June 15-Aug. 21.
Where: HealthSPORT, 300 Community Parkway, Arcata.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 822-3488.

HEALTHSPORT BABYSPORT
Description: Get fit and have fun with your little one. Yoga and swim classes available.
Ages: 6-36 months.
When: Frid. from noon-12:30 p.m. (yoga) and Mon. and Wed. 11-11:30 a.m. (swim).
Where: HealthSPORT, 300 Community Parkway, Arcata.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 822-3488.

HEALTHSPORT KARATE KIDS
Description: Build confidence, self-esteem, respect, concentration and courtesy.
Ages: 7-14.
When: Mon. and Wed. 4:30-5:45 p.m.
Where: HealthSPORT, 300 Community Parkway, Arcata.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 822-3488.

HEALTHSPORT EXTREME TEENS
Description: Learn to safely and effectively use equipment and to design your own workshop.
Ages: 12-16.
When: Tues. and Thurs. 2-3 p.m. June 16-July 9.
Where: HealthSPORT, 300 Community Parkway, Arcata.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 822-3488.

HEALTHSPORT TEEN FITNESS FUSION
Description: Personal training, Group X classes, yoga, pilates and cycling.
Ages: 13-17.
When: 1-4 p.m. July 6-10 and Aug. 3-7.
Where: HealthSPORT, 300 Community Parkway, Arcata.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 822-3488.

HEALTHSPORT SPORTS SPECIFIC TRAINING
Description:Resistance-based program specifically tailored to individual sports.
Ages: 13-17.
When: Various date and times from June 22- Aug. 13.
Where: HealthSPORT, 300 Community Parkway, Arcata.
Cost: Call for prices.
Contact: 822-3488.

MISC. ACTIVITIES

CAMPS FOR KIDS — COOKING CAMP
Description: For aspiring young chefs.
Ages: Kids entering grades 4-6.
When: Noon-3 p.m. June 29-July 3.
Where: J St. Gym, First Covenant Church, 2526 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $25. Includes lunch.
Contact: 442-6774 or 443-2957.

KIDS IN THE KITCHEN
Description: Learn more about cooking. Cook simple to moderate dishes while exploring favorite recipes and international food. Learn kitchen safety and awareness.
Ages: 8-14.
When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 20-23.
Where: Fieldbrook.
Cost: $175 per session.
Contact: Lauren Sarabia, 822-1781.

BABYSITTING CERTIFICATION COURSE
Description: Participants receive CPR and First Aid Certification in Red Cross workshop plus tools and tips for babysitting.
Ages: 11-16.
When: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8.
Where: McKinleyville Activity Center.
Cost: $45 plus $15 for text book.
Contact: 839-9003.

NATURAL A’S
Description: Students can boost grades and self-confidence by performing academic skills in alignment with their brain’s natural patterns. Parents welcome too. With Curtis Adney.
Ages: 10-17.
When: June 22.
Where: HSU.
Cost: Call for details.
Contact: HSU Extended Ed at 826-3731.
Website: www.humboldt.edu/extended

ST. BERNARDS SUMMER SCHOOL
Description: Disciplined and academically challenging summer curriculum.
When: June 15-July 30.
Where: St. Bernards, Eureka.
Cost: Call for details.
Contact: Danielle Ireland at 443-2735 x208.

PUPPY AND DOG TRAINING
Description: Puppy and Dog training classes. Puppy classes are for dog 6 months and under. Dog classes are for dogs +6 months. Both classes offered each session.
Ages: 12 and older.
When: 6:30-7:30 p.m. (Puppy class) and 7:30-8:30 p.m. (Dog class) Wed. June 10-July 15; July 29-Sept. 2.
Where: D Street Neighborhood Center.
Cost: $75/$85 non-resident.
Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091.
Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec

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

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

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