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Summer of Fun!

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Nothing to do this summer? No way! Humboldt County has a wealth of organized summer activities for young people. Get out there and enjoy this Summer of Fun!

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

General & Multi Activities

ARCATA CAMP COMBO. Description: Register for mornings at Redwood Day Camp (9 a.m. - 1 p.m.), then choose from: Art, Young Creators Art, Pee Wee Sports, Young Explorers Science, Marsh Explorers Science, Adventure or Skate for the remainder of the day
Ages: 5-14 years.
When: June 17–Aug. 23, Mon-Fri, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Where: Various Camp Locations
Cost: $125/week (non-residents add $10 per registration)
Contact: (707) 822-7091
Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec

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: Tue.s and Thu.s, 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. Description: Relaxation, celebration, singing, swimming and prayer.
Ages: Entering grades 4-12.
When: Youth Camp (entering grades 4-12) July 14-19.
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. Clubhouse 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 COOPER. Each week's activities are centered around different topics and themes including space, science, sports and water.
Ages: 5-12.
When: June 17-Aug. 9.
Where: Cooper Gulch, 1720 10th St., Eureka.
Cost: Free drop-in program. Waiver and release of liability forms required.
Contact: Klark Swan, 268-1844
Website: www.eurekarecreation.com

CAMP LIVING WATERS. Swimming, archery, campfire and skits, spiritual discussions, games, crafts. All children welcome.
Ages: 9-15.
When: July 14-19.
Where: Cookson Ranch, 18 miles east up Hwy 299, from Hwy 101, and 11 miles down Bair Road.
Cost: $175, scholarships available.
Contact: Susan Armstrong, 822-3279.
Website: camplivingwatershumboldt.org

CAMP PERIGOT. Games, water day, skating, art, field trips, sports, theatre, cooking and more. Hot breakfast and lunch provided.
Ages: 5-13.
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., June 17-Aug. 23. Extended care available from 8-9 a.m. and 4-5:30 p.m.
Where: Perigot Park, Blue Lake.
Cost: Camperships available! Resident Discount: $75/full-day/week, $40/half-day/week, $18/daily full day, $10 daily half-day. Non-resident: $95/full-day/week, $50/half-day/week, $20/daily full day, $12 daily half-day.
Contact: Blue Lake Parks and Recreation, 668-5932.
Website: bluelake.ca.gov

CAMP UNALAYEE. A backpacking summer camp in the Trinity Alps Wilderness.
Ages: 10-17. When: Various sessions from June-Aug.
Where: Trinity Alps. Cost: 10-days, $1,550, 15-days, $1,950. Financial aid available.
Contact: (650) 969-6313, office@gocampu.com
Website: www.gocampu.com

DREAM QUEST TEEN and YOUTH CENTER. Includes Demonstration Permaculture Garden, Ballet, Music Lessons, Computer/Internet Lab, Media Projects, Free Lunch Program, Swim Lessons, Free River Safety Day, Cooking Camp, Performing Arts Camp and more.
Ages: All ages.
When: Ongoing, Mon-Thurs, 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.

F.U.N. PLAY CENTER. Safe place for families to meet while offering kids their first play experience.
Ages: 0-5.
When: Mon.s and Wed.s, 9-11:30 a.m. (ongoing).
Where: Adorni Center, Eureka.
Cost: Free with donations accepted.
Contact: 268-1844.
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 21-Aug. 31.
Where: Fortuna Library, 753 14th St.
Cost: Free.
Contact: 725-3460. Visit the library's Facebook page for further details. http://www.facebook.com/FortunaLibrary

FUENTE NUEVA SPANISH IMMERSION SUMMER CAMP. Games, cooking, science, weekly themes, arts and crafts; all within a Spanish-based setting.
Ages: K-5th grade.
When: June 17-Aug. 23, Mon.-Fri., 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Where: Fuente Nueva Charter School, 1897 S St., Arcata.
Cost: Call for prices. Must register in advance, can pick up forms at FNCS.
Contact: 822-5862, Pviramontes@humboldt.k12.ca.us

INDIAN VALLEY SUMMER CAMP. Natural resource education through community collaborations. Free day camp. Daily meals/transportation/activities included.
Ages: Session 1: 11-16; Session 2: 8-10.
When: Session 1: July 8-12; Session 2: July 15-26.
Where: Hayfork, Trinity County.
Cost: Call for pricing.
Contact: 407-5036.
Website: thewatershedcenter.com

KEET'S KIDS CLUB. Clips of PBS Kids, stories, art projects. Each family gets a free book!
Ages: 2-8
When: Every first Sat. of the month, Noon-2 p.m.
Where: Morris Graves Museum of Art Youth Classroom.
Cost: Free
Contact: Humboldt Arts Council 442-0278, ext. 201
Website: www.humboldtarts.org

KIDS' CAMP SUMMER DAY CAMP. Each day campers will get to choose between various activities including but not limited to Active games and sports; Arts and crafts; or Drama and music.
Ages: 6-12.
When: June 17-Aug. 23.
Where: McKinleyville Activity Center, 1705 Gwin Road.
Cost: $25/day or $17/half day (non-residents add $1 per day).
Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003.

LEADER IN TRAINING PROGRAM. Held in conjunction with City of Eureka Summer Day Camps. Offers teens opportunity for leadership and personal growth that will enhance college and job applications, teach valuable life skills and strengthen work ethic.
Ages: Teens 13-17.
When: June 17-Aug. 9. Applications due by May 31.
Where: Camp Ryan, 1653 J St. and Camp Cooper, 1720 10th St., Eureka.
Contact: Klark Swan, 268-1844
Website: www.eurekarecreation.com

LEADER-IN-TRAINING (L.I.T.) PROGRAM. Description: Gain real life work experience and leadership skills, all while having fun in the sun! LITs work with 4-14-year-olds helping to lead summer camp activities, field trips and more.
Ages: 13-17 years.
When: June 17-Aug. 23, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. or half day from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Various camp locations
Cost: $10/week (add $1/week for non-resident)
Contact: (707) 822-7091
Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec

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 27-July 3; Makers Camp (ages 11-13) July 6-14; Explorers Day Camp (ages 5-7) July 8-12; River and Adventure Camp (ages 9-12) July 17-24; Teen Back Pack Trip (ages 13-15) July 28-Aug. 3; .
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-Aug.
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 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 workshops like swimming, belly dancing and women's health. Scholarships available.
Ages: Grades 6-8.
When: Session 1: July 28-Aug. 1; Session 2: Aug. 4-8.
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

PARENT'S NIGHT OUT! Attention Parents: take the night to enjoy yourself while Eureka Recreation provides youth with an evening filled with fun games, activities and a delicious pizza dinner provided by Paul's Live from New York!
Ages: 5-12
When: Sat.s, June 1 and Aug. 3, 6-9 p.m. Extended care available until 10:30pm.
Cost: $20/child, $15/additional family member, $10/extended care.
Contact: Pre-Register at the Adorni Center, 1011 Waterfront Drive. 441-4240.
Website: www.eurekarecreation.com

PLAY GROUP. Ages: 0-5.
When: Mon.s, Thu.s and Fri.s, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Where: McKinleyville Activity Center, 1705 Gwin Road.
Cost: Free, $3 daily donation accepted.
Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003.
Website: http://mckinleyvillecsd.com

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 17-Aug. 23.
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. Join our trained staff for a day in the redwoods that the whole family can enjoy! Experience 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: July 13, Meet at 9 a.m.
Where: Redwood Lodge in Redwood Park
Cost: $10 per participant / $11 per non-resident
Contact: (707) 822-7091
Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec

SUMMER COOKING CLASS FOR FAMILIES. Cooking up food and kitchen skills together with your teen or tween. Learn about kitchen safety, recipe reading and cooking skills.
Ages: 8 plus with parent/guardian.
When: Tues. and Thurs., July 9-25.
Where: Northcoast Co-op Arcata Community Kitchen.
Cost: Free.
Contact: Lauren Fawcett, 443-6027 x102
Website: Registration at www.northcoastco-op.com

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 17-July 23.
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 READING CLUB "READING IS SO DELICIOUS." Based on the theme "Reading is so delicious" Series of programs with stories, activities and crafts.
When: Wed.s, 1:30 p.m., June 19-Aug. 14.
Where: Main Library, 1313 Third St., Eureka.
Cost: Free.
Contact: JoAnn Bauer, 269-1927.
Website: humlib.org

THE G.U.L.C.H. TEEN PROGRAM. Filmmaking, music production, disc golf, skate at the Eureka Skatepark and hang out! All activities supervised; youth must provide helmet and board.
Ages: Grades 6-12.
When: Fri.s June 21-Aug. 9, 4:30-7:30 P.M
Where: Cooper Gulch, 1720 10th St., Eureka
Contact: 268-1844.
Website: www.eurekarecreation.com

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 7- July 12; Grades 6-7, July 14- July 19; Grades 8-9, July 21-July 26, Grades 10-12, July 28-Aug. 2.
Where: Triumphant Life Camp on Highway 36, 10 miles beyond Bridgeville.
Cost: $235/$265 after June 3.
Contact: 445-2267.
Website: tlc-camp.org

VBS FOR KIDS! Kids will be up to their elbows in farmin' fun as they explore Jesus' love.
Ages: 5-12.
When: July 26-28.
Where: Campbell Creek Connexion, 76 13th St., Arcata.
Cost: Free.
Contact: To register, Campbell Creek Connexion, 826-1000, myrnadipert@gmail.com
Website: www.campbellcreek.org

YMCA CAMP RAVENCLIFF. Beautiful, natural setting for summer and family camp.
Ages: 7-13, 13-15 (Teen Camp).
When: June 30-Aug. 5. Various camps.
Where: Camp Ravencliff, Redway.
Cost: Varies. See website.
Contact: ymcaeastbay.org/register/ravencliff.

YOUNG WRITERS' ACADEMY 2013. Week one: Plays and Scripts. Week two: Persuasive Writing and Debate. Week three: Poetry.
Ages: Kids entering grades 4-9.
When: 9 a.m.-Noon, M-F, July 8-12, Plays and scripts; July 15-19, Persuasive writing and debate; July 22-26, Poetry.
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 DRIVEN SATURDAY NIGHTS. Open recreation program for youth. Various activity options, board games, gym games, Wii, music.
Ages: Grades 6-12.
When: Sat.s, 7-9:30 p.m.
Where: McKinleyville Activity Center, 1705 Gwin Road.
Cost: Free.
Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003.

Visual & Performing Arts

"BOYS ONLY!" DANCE CLASS. Just as the title says, this class is for boys! Join Amanda for a week of Hip Hop, Tap and Jazz... guy style. Dancers will learn fundamentals as well as performance routines.
Ages: 6-10.
When: July 22-25, Noon-2 p.m.
Where: No Limits Dance Academy, Arcata.
Cost: $75.
Contact: 825-0922
Website: nolimitstapandjazz.com

"BROADWAY BOUND" DANCE CAMP. Designed for advanced beginning and intermediate dancers who would like to explore the world of dance and musical theater in a Broadway themed half-day camp. All based on famous Broadway Musicals!
Ages: 8 and up, depending on previous dance experience.
When: July 29-Aug. 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: No Limits Dance Academy, Arcata.
Cost: $120
Contact: 825-0922
Website: nolimitstapandjazz.com

"DANCING DISNEY PRINCESS (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, art, activities and fun will be based on a different Disney Princess.
Ages: 3-4 and 5-6, depending on session.
When: July 8-12, 10 a.m.-Noon (ages 5-6) and July 22-26, 10 a.m. Noon (ages 3-4).
Where: No Limits, Arcata.
Cost: $95
Contact: 825-0922.
Website: nolimitstapandjazz.com

3RD ANNUAL ZUMBA IN THE PARK. Come out, get fit and have fun with the Zumba Party! There will be a free raffle and community resource fair. All participants will need to fill out a waiver prior to participation.
Ages: All ages.
When: Sat., July 20. Kids Zumba is 12:30-12:50 p.m. and all ages Zumba from 1-2 p.m.
Where: Carson Park, Eureka.
Cost: Free.
Contact: 441-4244.

ARMACK MUSIC CAMP. Woodwind, brass and percussion players.
Ages: Entering grades 7-10, counselor positions available for those entering grades 11-12.
When: Aug. 12-16.
Where: Arcata High School.
Contact: 677-0446.

ART CAMP. Artists explore the visual arts, while discovering their own style.
Ages: 7-14.
When: 1-5 p.m. M-F, June 24-28, July 8-12, July 22-26, July 29-Aug 2, Aug 5-9.
Where: Arcata Community Center's Teen Room, 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway.
Cost: $125weekly, $145 non-resident.
Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091.
Website: cityofarcata.org/rec

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: Thu.s, July 11-Aug. 15, 6-7 p.m.
Where: John Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $40 includes materials.
Contact: 441-4244.

CAMP RYAN. Each week's activities are centered around different topics and themes including space, science, sports and water. Packed with an array of activities.
Ages: 5-12.
When: June 17-Aug. 9. Registration begins June 3.
Where: 1653 J St., Eureka.
Cost: Call for cost.
Contact: Klark Swan, 268-1844
Website: www.eurekarecreation.com

CAMPS FOR KIDS: COOKING CAMP. For aspiring young chefs.
Ages: Kids entering grades 4-6.
When: Noon-3:30 p.m. June 17-21.
Where: J St. Gym, First Covenant Church, 2500 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $35. Includes lunch and supplies.
Contact: 443-2957 or 442-6774.

CAMPS FOR KIDS: SEWING CAMP. Sewing fun for kids.
Ages: Kids entering grades 4-6.
When: Noon-3:30 p.m. June 17-21.
Where: J St. Gym, First Covenant Church, 2500 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $35. Includes lunch and supplies.
Contact: 443-2957 or 442-6774.

CERAMICS FOR OLDER KIDS. With Bob Raymond. Adventures with clay; learn various hand building and wheel-throwing techniques.
Ages: 7-12.
When: Five weeks, Mon.s, 3-5 p.m., June 24–July 22 and July 29-Aug. 26 or Tuesdays, 3-5 p.m., June 25-July 23 and July 30-August 27.
Where: The Fire Arts Center, 520 South G St., Arcata.
Cost: $80 per session.
Contact: 826-1445
Website: www.fireartsarcata.com

CERAMICS FOR TEENS. With Jessie Eden, Learn various hand building and wheel-throwing techniques.
Ages: 13-17.
When: Five weeks, Mon.s, 9-11 a.m., June 21-July 22 and July 29-Aug. 26.
Where: The Fire Arts Center 520 South G St., Arcata.
Cost: $85 per session
Contact: 826-1445.
Website: www.fireartsarcata.com

CERAMICS FOR YOUNGER KIDS. Children will have a great time creating with clay. They will make one to two pieces per week and each project is designed to bring out their creativity.
Ages: 4-7.
When: Five weeks, Sat.s, Aug. 3-31, 9:30-11 a.m.
Where: The Fire Arts Center, 520 South G St., Arcata.
Cost: $75 per session.
Contact: 826-1445
Website: www.fireartsarcata.com

CRAFTING CAMP WITH SUSAN. Kids will learn hand stitching while crafting fun felted projects and Books Galore, The art of bookmaking.
Ages: 8-12.
When: 9 a.m.-Noon, Mon.-Thu., June 24-27-Vintage Inspired Crafts, July 8-11- Crafted felt sewing kits - July 22-25-Books Galore.
Where: Origin Design Lab 621 Third St., Old Town Eureka.
Cost: $85 weekly, 4-day camp sessions, (3 hours per day).
Contact: 497-6237, origindesignlab@gmail.com
Website: www.origindesignlab.com

CREATIVE DANCE ARTS CAMP. Hosted by Shoshanna and Stephanie Silvie, kids will explore creative problem-solving, dance, theater games, visual art and more. Move, dance, create!
Ages: 5-12.
When: July 22-26 and July 29-Aug. 2, half and full day options.
Where: Redwood Raks, 824 L St., Arcata.
Cost: $125 half day / $160 full day
Contact: 822-1639
Website: www.redwoodraks.com/camp

CREATIVITY ACADEMY. Take your creativity to an all new level this summer and enjoy a series of week-long studio art intensives with instructor Brent Noel Eviston.
Ages: 11-15
When: Session 1: "Manga" June 24-28; Session 2: "Sculpting" July 15-19; Session 3: "Optical Devices" Aug. 5-9; Session 4: "Cyanotypes": Aug. 12-16
Where: Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F. St., Eureka.
Cost: $100/session, $90/Current HAC Members.
Contact: 442-0278 x201.
Website: humboldtarts.org

DANCE CAMP. Learn the latest dance moves and experiment with dance styles while working on core competencies. Each week culminates with a Fri. all-camp performance.
Ages: 4-9.
When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. M-F, June 17-21 (Ages 4-6) for ballet, July 8-12 (Ages 7-9) for hip hop, July 29-Aug. 2 (Ages 7-9) for jazz, Aug. 5-9 (Ages 7-9) for hip hop, Aug. 12-16 (Ages 4-6) 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.

FAMILY ARTS DAY. Bring the whole family to the Morris Graves Museum of Art and enjoy special presentations, exhibition tours, and art activities with teaching artists!
Ages: Children and families.
When: Second Sat. of every month. 2-4 p.m.
Where: Morris Graves Museum, 636 F St., Eureka.
Cost: Free.
Contact: Humboldt Arts Council, 442-0278 x201.
Website: www.humboldtarts.org

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, mixed-media, printmaking, sculpting and more. An Ink People Center for the Arts DreamMaker program.
Ages: 7-12 and 13-18.
When: Wednesdays 3:30-5 p.m. (ages 7-12) and Thursdays 4:30-6 p.m. (ages 13-18)
Where: New Eel Valley Multigenerational Center, MGC, 2280 Newburg Road., Fortuna
Cost: $60 per month, teen scholarships available.
Contact: Susan Cooper, 726-9048.

GUITAR, VOICE 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.

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: Wed.s, June 5-26, 6-6:45 p.m.
Where: John Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $25.
Contact: 441-4244.

HLO KIDCO MUSIC THEATER CAMPS! Explore the world of musical theater as we sing, act and dance! Students will grow in ability and confidence on and off the stage! From creating characters and singing songs to directing scenes and performing, each of our themed weeks has it all for your child!
Ages: 3-6 (9-10 a.m.), 7-10 (10 a.m.-1 p.m.) and 11 plus (1-4 p.m.).
When: July 8-12 (Heroes and Villains), July 15-19 (Actors Studio-Scene Study), July 22-26 (Time to Shine! Perform a musical.), July 29-Aug. 2 (Directors Studio-Behind the scenes).
Where: Arcata Pan Arts Studio, 1049 Samoa Blvd., Suite C.
Cost: (Ages 3-6) $35, (Ages 7-10) $95, (Ages 11 pllus) $95.
Contact: kidco@hloc.org, 497-6666.
Website: kidcohloc.com

MARZ YOUTH PROGRAM. Summer youth project with recording, design and music studio space.
Ages: 13-21.
When: Tue.-Fri., 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: 3-4.
When: Sat.s, July 13-Aug. 3, 9:30-10:15 a.m.
Where: John Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $25.
Contact: 441-4244.

NO LIMITS DANCE ACADEMY SUMMER CLASSES. Offering several summer classes including: Intermediate/Advanced Dance, Ballet Technique, and a Master Class with renowned Ballet Master Charles Torres.
Ages: varies by class.
When: call for dates.
Where: Corner of 10th and K streets, Arcata.
Cost: Call for costs.
Contact: 825-0922
Website: nolimitstapandjazz.com

NORTH COAST DANCE SUMMER INTENSIVE. For serious dancers 13 and up.
Ages: 13 plus.
When: July 22-Aug. 2.
Where: North Coast Dance, 426 F St., Eureka.
Cost: Call for cost.
Contact: 442-7779.
Website: northcoastdance.org

NORTH COAST DANCE: PASSPORT TO DANCE. Featuring, hip hop, jazz, hula, samba, ballroom/swing, modern, line dancing, belly dance and more.
Ages: Ages 5-8 (session 1), 9-13 (session 2).
When: Aug. 5-9 (session 1), Aug. 12-18 (session 2).
Where: North Coast Dance, 426 F St., Eureka.
Cost: $99/week.
Contact: 442-7779.
Website: northcoastdance.org

PAGEANT ON THE PLAZA! Movement for Outdoor Performance with Tricia Riel, Music for Outdoor Performance with Gregg Moore, Giant Puppet Sculpture with James Hildebrandt, and Stilt Walking with Leslie Castellano and Anson Smith. Workshop ends with a final performance.
Ages: 10-16.
When: July 8-20.
Where: Arcata Playhouse.
Cost: $300.
Contact: 822-1575.

PIANO LESSONS. Learn traditional, rock, blues and improvisation.
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 8-26; Session 2 (visual arts) Aug. 5-23.
Where: Strongbridge Montessori School, 4700 Valley East Blvd., Arcata.
Cost: $600 per session, all inclusive. Class size limited to 12.
Contact: 845-5173.
Website: strongbridgemontessori.org

PUPPET MAKING CAMP. Discover the world of puppet making, a variety of styles from a wide range of materials, and bring home a variety of finished projects.
Ages: 7-16.
When: 9 a.m.-Noon, Mon.-Thu., July 29-Aug 1.
Where: Origin Design Lab 621 Third St., Old Town Eureka.
Cost: $85 weekly, 4-day camp sessions, (3 hours per day).
Contact: 497-6237, origindesignlab@gmail.com
Website: www.origindesignlab.com

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.

SEQUOIA CHAMBER MUSIC WORKSHOP. Study and perform at least four different works with four different chamber groups.
Ages: 12-20.
When: Session 1: June 16-22, Session 2: June 23-29.
Where: HSU Campus.
Cost: 1 week $415, 2 weeks $775. Scholarships and financial aid available. Housing available for additional cost.
Contact: Ethan Filner, director, 415-938-7839.
Website: sequoiachambermusic.org

SEWING CAMPs. Kids will learn machine sewing, hand stitching and sewing skills, and bring home a variety of finished projects.
Ages: 7-16.
When: 1:30-4:30 pm, Mon.-Thu. Beginning: June 17-20, July 15-18. Intermediate: July 29-Aug 1. Teens 12-16: July 22-25, Aug 19-22.
Where: Origin Design Lab 621 Third St., Old Town Eureka.
Cost: $85 weekly, 4-day camp sessions, (3 hours per day).
Contact: 497-6237, origindesignlab@gmail.com
Website: www.origindesignlab.com

SHOSHANNA'S FANTASY CAMP. Enjoy crafts, dress-up, art projects, tea parties and a world of whimsical fantasy.
Ages: 4-10.
When: July 1-5 (no class 7/4) and Aug. 5-9, half and full day options.
Where: Redwood Raks, 824 L St., Arcata.
Cost: $125 half day / $160 full day
Contact: 822-1639
Website: www.redwoodraks.com/camp

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: 9-12.
When: Sat.s, Aug. 8-Sep. 28, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
Where: John Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $25.
Contact: 441-4244.

STEEL DRUM CLASSES. Learn to play the steel drums in our fun and enriching classes! No previous musical training required.
Ages: All ages.
When: Beginning Class: Mon.s, 7-8 p.m. 4 week sessions starting the first Mon. of the month.
Where: Pan Arts Network,1049 Samoa Blvd, Suite C.
Cost: $50/session.
Contact: Registration and info at 407-8998, info@panartsnetwork.com

SUMMER ART CAMP AT THE MORRIS GRAVES MUSEUM OF ART. Youth engage with the museum's exhibits through hands-on instruction.
Ages: 5-7 and 8-12
When: Session 1: "The Left Edge" June 24-28; Session 2: "Excavation" July 15-19; Session 3: "Botanically Inclined" July 29-Aug. 2
Where: Morris Graves Museum of Art, 636 F. St., Eureka.
Cost: $90/session, $85/Current HAC Members.
Contact: 442-0278 x201.
Website: humboldtarts.org

SUMMER DANCE CAMP. Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Pilates, Latin Dance, plus a choreography workshop each week, culminating in a performance!
Ages: 4 and up.
When: Week 1: July 29-Aug. 2, Week 2: Aug. 5-9.
Where: Trillium Dance Studios, 1925 Alliance Road. and Common Ground Studio in Westwood Center.
Contact: Trillium Dance Studios (707) 822-8408. Email: info@trilliumdance.com

SUMMER DANCE INTENSIVE. Technique, character, contemporary and variation classes culminate with an in-studio performance.
Ages: For serious dancers in level III and up.
When: July 29-August 3, M-F, 12-3:30 p.m. and Sat., 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Where: The Upper Studio, 2212 Jacoby Creek Road.
Cost: $325.
Contact: 360-791-4817 or visit our Facebook page.

SUMMER YOUTH WORKSHOPS AT THE ARCATA PLAYHOUSE. Theater workshops offered at the Arcata Playhouse.
Ages: 6-9 and 10-14.
When: June 24-28. Ages 6-9: 9 a.m.-Noon Clowning for Kids, 12:30-3:30 p.m., Fantastic Fairy Tales. Ages 10-14: 9 a.m.-Noon, Improv in Action, 12:30-3:30 p.m., Commedia and mask performance.
Where: Arcata Playhouse.
Cost: $100 for one class, $75 for a second class.
Contact: 822-1575.

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, 1-3:30 p.m. June 24-28, Swan Lake, July 1-5, Sleeping Beauty.
Where: The Upper Studio, 2212 Jacoby Creek Road.
Cost: $150/week.
Contact: 360-791-4817 or visit our Facebook page.

TINY TUTUS-BEGINNING BALLET. Your little ballerina will learn ballet's basic steps and beginning dance positions. Session I for beginners; Session II to fine tune skills (must take Session I or have previous ballet experience).
Ages: 4-7.
When: Session I: Tue.s, July 9-30, 6-6:45 p.m. Session II: Mon.s, May 13-June 24, 6-6:45 p.m. and Wed.s Aug. 21-Sep. 25, 6-6:45 p.m.
Where: John Ryan Youth Center, 1653 J St., Eureka.
Cost: Session I, $25. Session II, $30
Contact: 441-4244.

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 8, register by June 14.
Where: 1981 Central Ave., McKinleyville.
Cost: Call for pricing.
Contact: 839-1816.

UP-CYCLING KIDS CAMP. Learn how to change what we already have in our closets. Kids bring in old clothes or new ones they love but want to remake: Dyeing, screen-printing, hand-sewing, glue guns, paint, textile distressing and so much more fun.
Ages: 7-16.
When: 9 a.m.-Noon, June 17-20, Mon.-Thu., July 1-3, Mon. –Wed.
Where: Origin Design Lab, 621 Third St., Old Town Eureka.
Cost: $85 weekly, 4-day camp sessions, (3 hours per day).
Contact: 497-6237, origindesignlab@gmail.com
Website: www.origindesignlab.com

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

WONDER OF WOOL CAMP-WET FELTING. Here's a chance to be exposed to many unique felting projects such as balls, covered soap bars, hair ties, beads, book covers, belts and pouches.
Ages: 7-16
When: 9 a.m.-Noon, Mon.-Thu., Aug 12-15.
Where: Origin Design Lab 621 Third St., Old Town Eureka.
Cost: $110 weekly, 4-day camp sessions, (3 hours per day).
Contact: 497-6237, origindesignlab@gmail.com
Website: www.origindesignlab.com

WORLD DANCE CAMP. Explore dance styles from around the world from Irish to Belly Dancing to Hoop Dance, and more. Music, art and storytelling, too! Fri. afternoon performance.
Ages: 5-16.
When: June 17-21 and Aug. 12-16, half and full day options.
Where: Redwood Raks, 824 L St., Arcata.
Cost: $125 half day / $160 full day
Contact: 822-1639
Website: www.redwoodraks.com/camp

YOUNG CREATORS ART CAMP. Young aspiring artists play games and activities with focus on art projects.
Ages: 4-6.
When: 1-5 p.m. M-F, July 1-5, July 15-19, Aug 12-16,
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.
Website: cityofarcata.org/rec

"HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME" DANCE CAMP. Join our half day camp and learn dance styles made famous by Hollywood Royalty — Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop and more! Each day's dance style, art and activities will be based on a famous dance icon.
Ages: 7-10.
When: July 15-19, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: No Limits Dance Academy, Arcata.
Cost: $120.
Contact: 825-0922.
Website: nolimitstapandjazz.com

PIANO LESSONS. Experienced teacher Judith Louise teaches children 6 and up, beginners to intermediate. See her on FB and craigslist.
Ages: 6 and over.
When: Afternoons, weekends and weekdays
Where: Fortuna Music Mart in EUREKA, 15th and Broadway.
Contact: Judith Louise, 476-8919

Nature & Science

JR. ZOOKEEPERS ISLAND HOPPERS. Ahoy, Matey! This week we take a sail over the great blue sea in search of the rarest, most unique and unbelievable animals. "X" marks the spot where we will find the finest treasures of them all. Treasure hunts, riddles, crossing the River of No Return and other explorations await. Are you up for the adventure? Arrr!
Ages: 8-11.
When: July 22-26, 9 a.m.-Noon.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka.
Cost: $80 with 10 percent discount for Zoo members. Limited scholarships available.
Contact: 441-4217, education@sequoiaparkzoo.net.

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. Kids will explore coastal habitats including beach, dunes, wetlands and coastal forest while learning about the plants and animals that live there.
Ages: 9-12.
When: July 15-20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, 220 Stamps Lane, Manila.

Cost:$125 members/$150 non-members. Scholarships available.
Contact: Friends of the Dunes, 444-1397.

CUB CLUB ISLAND EXPLORERS. This week we sail the high seas searching for animals never before seen. From lemurs to orangutans to gibbons and more, the islands are paradises we will surely explore. Put on your hat and waterproof gear, for adventures await both far and near.
Ages: 5-7.
When: July 29- Aug. 2, 9 a.m.-Noon.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka.
Cost: $80 with 10 percent discount for Zoo members. Limited scholarships available.
Contact: 441-4217, education@sequoiaparkzoo.net.

CUB CLUB PANDA PARTY/JR. ZOOKEEPERS PANDAMONIUM. Meet the zoo's red pandas, Stella Luna and Sumo, and explore these unique and amazing animals, both red pandas and giant pandas and the other animals that share the same bamboo habitat.
Ages: 5-7 (Cub Club) and 8-11 (Jr. Zookeepers).
When: Aug. 12-16 (Cub Club) and Aug. 5-9 (Jr. Zookeepers), 9 a.m.-Noon.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka.
Cost: $80 with 10 percent discount for Zoo members. Limited scholarships available.
Contact: 441-4217, education@sequoiaparkzoo.net.

CUB CLUB/JR. ZOOKEEPERS WATERSHED HEROES. Who leaps up waterfalls in a single bound? Who swims faster than the eye can see? Let's meet some aquatic animals and be Watershed Heroes. Campers will even help design the new Watershed Heroes exhibit.
Ages: 5-7 (Cub Club) and 8-11 (Jr. Zookeepers).
When: July 15-19 (Cub Club) and July 8-12 (Jr. Zookeepers), 9 a.m.-Noon.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka.
Cost: $80 with 10 percent discount for Zoo members. Limited scholarships available.
Contact: 441-4217, education@sequoiaparkzoo.net.

JR. ZOOKEEPERERS ARTS ALIVE ON THE WILD SIDE. This week the zoo takes art to a whole new level by exploring art in nature, making art out of natural materials and even observing animals make some art of their own.
Ages: 8-11.
When: Aug. 5-9, 1-4 p.m.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka.
Cost: $80 with 10 percent discount for Zoo members. Limited scholarships available.
Contact: 441-4217, education@sequoiaparkzoo.net.

JR. ZOOKEEPERS ANIMAL GROSSOLOGY. Animal scat, parasites, blood, snot and slime? Owl pellets, bacteria, and other gross grime? Yuk! Prepare yourself for the grossest of the gross! Now this camp is not for the faint of heart! Be prepared to be ultimately grossed out in a super fun way.
Ages: 8-11.
When: July 22-26, 1-4 p.m.
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W St., Eureka.
Cost: $80 with 10 percent discount for Zoo members. Limited scholarships available.
Contact: 441-4217, education@sequoiaparkzoo.net.

MARSH EXPLORERS/YOUNG EXPLORERS SCIENCE CAMPs. Investigate the natural world with weekly experiments, individual projects and engaging science learning.
Ages: 4-6 (Young Explorers), 7-9 (Marsh Explorers).
When: 1-5 p.m., M-F. Young Explorers: June 24-28, July 29-Aug. 2, and Aug. 5-9. Marsh Explorers: June 17-21, July 1-5, July 15-19, and Aug. 12-16.
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. M-F, June 24-28, July 8-12, July 15-19, July 29-Aug 2, Aug. 12-16.
Where: HSU.
Cost: $125 per week/$135 non-resident.
Contact: Arcata Parks and Rec. 822-7091.
Website: cityofarcata.org/rec

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 Thu. 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 Thu., June 17-Aug. 9.
Where: 1 Pacific Lumber Camp Road, Freshwater.
Cost: $150 per week.
Contact: 443-9694.
Website: discovery-museum.org

Sports, Athletics and Adventure

13TH ANNUAL MOONSTONE BEACH SURFCAMP. Water enthusiasts of all levels will enjoyably learn the aquatic skill necessary for all types of surfing while being immersed in lifeguard water safety, surf etiquette and beach and ocean awareness.
Ages: 8 and up.
When: Four sessions: June 24-28, July 8-12, July 22-26, Aug. 5-9
Where: Moonstone Beach.
Cost: $195 for a full four-day session.
Contact: 822-5099.
Website: moonstonebeachsurfcamp.com

ADVENTURE CAMP. Campers will climb to new heights at the Arcata Ropes Course. Learn navigation and survival skills. A week of exploration in the redwood canopy.
Ages: 10-14.
When: 1-5 p.m. M-F, June 17-21, July 1-5, July 15-19, Aug. 12-16, Aug. 19-23.
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, hiking.
Ages: 11-18.
When: July 8-12, other sessions TBA.
Where: Klamath River and Marble Mountain wilderness area.
Cost: $375.
Contact: 496-9415.

Web site: redwoodcoast.org

ALL AGES KICKBALL TOURNAMENT. Kick it with your family, friends, neighbors, scout troop, etc. register at the Adorni Center, 1011 Waterfront Drive.
Ages: All ages. Teams must include minimum of 2 youth players.
When: Aug. 17, Noon- 5 p.m.
Where: Cooper Gulch, 1720 10th St., Eureka.
Cost: $25 per team with 2 game guarantee.
Contact: 441-4240
Website: www.eurekarecreation.com

AQUATICS CAMP. Camp includes kayaking, canoeing, surfing, sailing and camping.
Ages: 10-17.
When: July 22-26.
Where: Center Activities at HSU, Stone Lagoon, Moonstone Beach and Big Lagoon.
Cost: 1 Day, $60, Overnight Camp-out, $130, Full Camp, $285.
Contact: 826-3357.
Website: humboldt.edu/centeractivities.

ARCATA COMMUNITY POOL. Swim, kayak lessons, recreation, lap swimming, group lessons.
Ages: 6 months and up.
When: Summer schedule June 18-Aug. 23, 1-4 p.m.
Where: Arcata Community Pool, 1150 16th St.
Cost: General admission $7 adult, $4.50 youth (under 18), 3 and under free with paying adult.
Contact: 822-6801.
Website: arcatapool.com

BASKETBALL JONES HOOP CAMPS. Basketball day camp.
Ages: 7-15.
When: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Session 1: July 8-12 (ages9-17); Session 2: Aug. 19-23 (ages 7-15).
Where: Session 1: Freshwater Elementary; Session 2: Jacoby Creek School.
Cost: $250 per week.
Contact: Basketball Jones Camp, 800-348-3803.
Website: basketballjonescamps.com

BAYWOOD JUNIOR GOLF CLINIC. For all playing abilities. Members and non-members are encouraged to participate.
Ages: 6-17.
When: June 26-28, 2-4 p.m.
Where: Baywood Country Club, Arcata.
Cost: $40 for all 3 days.
Contact: 822-3688.
Website: baywoodgcc.com

BLUE LAKE ROLLER SKATING RINK. Drop-in roller skating and public and private birthday parties.
Ages: All ages welcome.
When: Tue.s and Thu.s, 1-3 p.m., Fri.s and Sat.s 6:30-9:30 p.m., Sun.s 2-5 p.m., Adult skate second Sun. 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.
Ages: Grades 2-5 and Grades 6-12.
When: Call for dates.
Where: Prasch Hall, Blue Lake.
Cost: Call for fees.
Contact: Blue Lake Parks and Recreation, 668-5932.
Website: www.bluelake.ca.gov

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 17-21.
Where: J St. Gym, First Covenant Church, 2526 J St., Eureka.
Cost: $35. Includes lunch and supplies.
Contact: 442-6774 or 443-2957.

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 community.
Ages: 5 and up.
When: Summer Intersession June 15-Aug 30, visit website for times.
Where: 865 Eighth St., Arcata.
Cost: $10 drop-in, member options also available.
Contact: 498-6155.
Website: humboldtcapoeira.com

CO-ED YOUTH BASKETBALL. Join us for this great opportunity to play basketball this summer!
Ages: Entering grades 3-4, 5-6, 7-8.
When: June 25-Aug. 15, Tue. and Thu. evenings.
Where: Call for location.
Cost: $35 per player.
Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003.
Website: www.mckinleyvillecsd.com

FAMILY FUN AQUATICS CAMP. Camp includes kayaking, canoeing, surfing, sailing and camping.
Ages: 10 plus.
When: June 24-28.
Where: Center Activities at HSU, Stone Lagoon, Moonstone Beach and Big Lagoon.
Cost: 1 Day, $60, Overnight Camp-out, $130, Full Camp, $285.
Contact: 826-3357.
Website: humboldt.edu/centeractivities.

FAST BREAK FRIDAYS. Come and shoot hoops with your friends.
Ages: Youth 13-17.
When: Fri.s, 7-9 p.m., starting June 21.
Where: McKinleyville Activity Center, 1705 Gwin Road.
Cost: $1 per player.
Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003.

FLIPS FOR KIDS. Offering gymnastic programs for all ages; gym tots, shining stars, gym stars, beginning and intermediate gymnastics.
Ages: Toddlers to teens.
When: Ongoing, schedule available online.
Where: 1489 Hoover St., Eureka.
Contact: 445-0450.
Website: flipsforkids.net.

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.

HORSE/PONY DAY CAMP FOR KIDS! Petting Zoo, Animal/Farm Education, arts and crafts, games, horse painting, basic horseback riding- no experience needed and more!
Ages: 5 years and up.
When: June 17-21, July 8-12, 22-26, Aug. 5-9, 19-23. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Early drop off and late pick up available.
Where: Kilby Kountry barn and Arena in Eureka.
Cost: $50/day or $175/week (5 days). Deposit required.
Contact: 616-6722.
Website: jennasgypsies.com or kilbykountry.com

HSU BOYS BASKETBALL CAMP. Camp includes direction from HSU players and coaches, camp jersey, daily awards, camp picture, skill development, a professional guest speaker and all-you-can-eat meals.
Ages: Boys 2nd-12th grade.
When: June 23-27, Call for specific times.
Where: HSU.
Cost: 2nd-5th Grade Day Camp $289, 6th-12th Grade Commuter Camp $389, 6th-12th Grade Overnight Campers $449.
Contact: HSU Men's Basketball Office (707) 826-5951 or HSU Athletics (707) 826-3666.

HSU GIRLS BASKETBALL INDIVIDUAL CAMP. Includes a camp shirt, daily awards, camp ball, instruction from college players and coaches, skill development, all-you-can eat meals.
Ages: Grades 2-12.
When: June 17-20, Call for specific times.
Where: HSU.
Cost: 2nd–5th Day Camp $225, 6th–12th Commuter Camp $325, 6th–12th Overnight Camp $425.
Contact: HSU Women's Basketball Office 707-826-5942 or HSU Athletics (707) 826-3666.

HSU GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM CAMP. Enthusiastic, quality instruction for both individual and team skill development during clinic sessions. A guarantee of five games during the camp played indoors.
Ages: High School Girls Varsity and JV players.
When: June 21-23, Call for specific times.
Where: HSU.
Cost: $375.
Contact: HSU Women's Basketball Office 707-826-5942 or HSU Athletics (707) 826-3666.

HSU GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CAMP. Features instruction of individual skills and controlled scrimmage situations. Guest speakers will focus on fitness and conditioning, goal setting and discussion.
Ages: Grades 7-12.
When: Aug. 5-8, day and overnight options available.
Where: HSU.
Cost: $325 or $425 for overnight campers.
Contact: 826-6017 or 826-5972.

HSU RUNNING CAMP. Taught by Jim Hunt. Inspiring week of running amid majestic redwoods, beside ocean vistas and along winding rivers and an opportunity to learn from prominent coaches and interact with athletes.
Ages: 14 plus.
When: July 28-Aug 2.
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), Team Camp (5-14).
When: Aug. 5-8 and Aug. 15. Call for specific times.
Where: Redwood Bowl, HSU.
Cost: Call for costs.
Contact: 826-4129.

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 19, Individual Prospect Camp (Grades 9-12); June 17 and 18, Linemen Camp (Grades 7-12); June 20-23, 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 Sat.s and Sun.s 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 BAY ROWING ASSOCIATION. Learn the basics of rowing in an Olympic-style racing shell. Classes last 2 weeks from start date throughout the summer. All athletes must be able to swim. No previous experience necessary.
Ages: 12-18.
When: Starting June 3.
Where: Boathouse near the Samoa Bridge/Hilfiker Park.
Cost: $150/person.
Contact: 845-4752
Website: hbra.org

HUMBOLDT CRABS BASEBALL CAMP. Five-day sessions include coaching and instruction from players on the Crabs roster and Coach Giacomini.
Ages: Boys and girls ages 8-14. Adv. Camp 12-15.
When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Session 1: June 17-21 McKinleyville and Arcata; session 2: June 24-28 Eureka, Fortuna; Session 3: Advanced Camp, July 22-26 Arcata; Session 4: July 15-16 Arcata ($20).
Where: Locations in Arcata, Eureka, Fortuna, McKinleyville.
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

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 Tue. of each month, 6 p.m.
Where: Arcata Community Pool.
Contact: Chris Goodwin, 267-SWIM (7946)
Website: hscswim.org

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 29-Aug. 2. Session 2: Aug. 12-16.
Cost: $170/one week, $300/both weeks.
Contact: 839-1930.
Website: humboldtyachtclub.org

KAYAKING CAMP AT MOONSTONE BEACH. Camp includes kayaking, games, boogie boarding and beach fun.
Ages: 10-17.
When: M-F 10 a.m.-3 p.m., June 17-21, June 24-28, July 1-5, July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29-Aug 2, Aug 5-9, Aug 12-16, Aug 19-23.
Where: Moonstone Beach.
Cost: $345.
Contact: 825-0266.
Website: www.northcoastadventure.com

KICKS and TRICKS SK8 FESTIVAL. Featuring skateboard demos, live music, vendors, food and more! There will be a youth skateboard competition for youth ages 5-17, all skill levels welcome!
Ages: All ages, competition ages 5-17.
When: July 13, Noon-4 p.m.
Cost: Free to the community; with a $5 entrance fee for the skateboard competition.
Contact: Registration begins June 3 at the Adorni Center, call 268-1844.
Website: www.eurekarecreation.com

KIDS and TEENS YOGA AT OM SHALA YOGA. Offering a variety of yoga classes for kids of all ages. Please have your child wear comfortable, flexible clothing and bring a bottle of water. Mats are available at no extra charge.
Ages: Varies by class.
When: Teen Yoga for Girls, Tue.s 4-5 p.m., Kids Yoga (ages 5-7), Wed.s 4-4:50 p.m., Mommy/Daddy and Me (ages 0-4), Thu.s 10:30-11:20 a.m., Kids Yoga (ages 8-10), Thu.s 4:4:50 p.m.
Where: Om Shala Yoga, 858 10th St., Arcata.
Cost: $7/drop-in, $55/10 class kids pass.
Contact: 825-YOGA, omshalayoga.com

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

LEARN TO ROW DAY. Two–hour rowing lesson in conjunction with US Rowing and clubs across the country. Limited slots available.
Ages: 12 plus.
When: June 1, starting at 7 a.m.
Where: Boathouse near the Samoa Bridge/Hilfiker Park.
Cost: Free.
Contact: 845-4752.
Website: hbra.org

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: 4-7.
When: Fri.s, June 7-28 and July 12-Aug. 2, 11-11:45 a.m.
Where: Adorni Center, 1011 Waterfront Drive, Eureka.
Cost: $30.
Contact: 441-4244.

MAD SKILLZ SOCCER CAMP. Soccer basics and skill improvement. Week long sessions. Campers must be registered with CYSA.
Ages: 4-14.
When: 9 a.m.-noon. Mon.-Fri. Session 1: June 17-21, Session 2: June 24-28, Session 3: July 15-19.
Where: Arcata (sessions 1 and 2), McKinleyville (session 3).
Cost: $100 (includes new soccer ball)
Contact: 822-3333.
Website: mrysl.com

MULTI-VENTURE TEEN CAMP. Exciting week of teambuilding activities, climbing on rock wall, surfing, kayaking, sailing and canoeing.
Ages: 12-17.
When: M-F, July 15-19.
Where: Center Activities at HSU, Ruth Lake.
Cost: $295
Contact: 826-3357.
Website: humboldt.edu/centeractivities.

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

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

NORTHCOAST AIKIDO. Nonviolent, noncompetitive martial arts. Physical conditioning, self-confidence, self-defense, and FUN.
Ages: 6-18.
When: Ongoing, Mon.s, 4-5 p.m. (ages 6-9); Wed.s, 4-5 p.m. (ages 10-12); Weekdays 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

PASSPORT TO ADVENTURE. An amazing race for all ages in and around Humboldt Bay. Participate in nine competitions, including Kayak Time Trial, Vertical Play Pen, 30 ft Cargo Net Climb and Sand Castle Design and Build. All proceeds support the Arcata Ropes Course, Redwood Day Camp Summer adventures and handicapped accessible Ropes Course/Canopy Tour elements.
Ages: All ages
When: Sat., June 22: RACE 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: In and around Humboldt Bay: Redwood Park, Arcata Marsh and Oyster Beach
Cost: $50 Minimum Donation per racer when you register before June 1. (Donation includes a T-Shirt!)
Contact: (707) 822-7091
Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec

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. M-F, June 17-21, July 8-12, 22-26, Aug 19-23.
Where: Arcata Community Center.
Cost: $125/$145 nonresident.
Contact: Arcata Recreation Division 822-7091.
Website: cityofarcata.org/rec

PRE-TRYOUT VARSITY HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER ACADEMY. 3 day a week soccer academy professionally designed and present by Andy Salatnay (NSCA) and Nick Parker, head coach FC Samoa, to get you into shape and reduce injury before tryouts start. Total of 9 sessions including instruction on soccer specific fitness training, goal setting, and 7 must know skills.
Ages: Co-ed 14-18.
When: Tue.s, Wed.s and Thu.s, July 16-Aug. 8.
Cost: $95 for all 9 sessions.
Contact: Registration and info at www.fcsamoa.com

PROFESSIONAL SOCCER CAMP OPPORTUNITY IN HUMBOLDT! FC Samoa proudly presents Paris Saint-Germain Futbol Club's own Director of Youth Academy. Give your child one week of professional, international coaching filled with lessons specifically designed for players ready to move beyond basics. Not an introductory soccer camp.
Ages: 2 co-ed brackets, 9-11 and 12-14.
When: Aug. 12-16, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: $250 per player; $175 each additional sibling.
Contact: Registration, location and info at www.fcsamoa.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. Visit website for further information.
Ages: 5-14 (with restrictions).
Where: All over Humboldt, Del Norte and in Brookings, Ore.
Cost: Varies.
Contact: 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. or 1-5 p.m., M-F, June 17-21 (Ages 9-14), June 24-28 (Ages 6-9), July 8-12 (Ages 6-14), July 15-19 (Ages 6-9), Aug. 5-9 (Ages 6-14).
Where: Arcata Skate Park, Sunset Ave.
Cost: $90 per week/$100 for non-residents.
Contact: 822-7091.
Website: cityofarcata.org/rec

SRC STRENGTH and FITNESS CAMP. Prepare yourself for the coming athletic year with individualized training in plyometrics, speed development, strength development, power development, agility Olympic lifting and flexibility. Train under coach Drew Petersen.
Ages: 13-19.
When: Two sessions: June 17-July 19 and July 22-Aug. 23.
Where: HSU Student Rec Center.
Cost: $80 per session.
Contact: 826-4519.

SRC YOUTH CLIMBING CAMP. Camp includes indoor climbing.
Ages: 6-9 and 10-13.
When: Session I, July 22-25, Session II, July 29-Aug. 1. 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: 826-4196.
Website: humboldt.edu/centeractivities.

SUMMER BASKETBALL PROGRAM. Join us for a great opportunity to play basketball this summer! This league is co-ed.
Ages: Entering grades 3rd-8th, separate divisions.
When: Wed. and Thu. evenings, June 27-Aug. 8.
Where: Call for locations.
Cost: $30/Resident, $35/Non-resident. Registration deadline June 14.
Contact: McKinleyville Parks and Recreation, 839-9003.

SUMMER GYMNASTICS. Arcata Recreation offers two gymnastics programs for a wide variety of age and skill levels.
Ages: 15 months–18 years
When: Session 1: June 3–July 12, Session 2: July 15-Aug. 16, Times vary.
Where: Judo Hut or Arcata Community Center (age group dependant).
Cost: varying.
Contact: (707) 822-7091
Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec

SUMMER JUNIOR TENNIS. This is Humboldt's only USTA sanctioned program. For beginners to advanced. Team environment promotes community values and fun.
Ages: 5-18.
When: June 18-Aug 8, Every Tue., Wed. and Thu. 10 and under: 4-5 p.m., 14 and Under: 5-6:30 p.m. and 18 and under: 2-3:30 p.m.
Where: Arcata Tennis Courts.
Cost: $25 (1 Week), $80 (4 Weeks), $144 (8 Weeks).
Contact: 616-4781
Website: www.HumboldtTennisClub.com

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. Tennis lessons perfect for any skill level. Come have fun with drills and games, while learning tennis basics and strategies.
Ages: 6 years and older.
When: Mon.-Thurs. for 2 week sessions throughout the summer. Times vary.
Where: Larson Park, 901 Grant Ave. and Eye St.
Cost: $40/2 week session (add $10/session for non-resident)
Contact: (707) 822-7091
Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec

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

TEEN PADDLE and RAFT CAMP. Camp includes kayaking, canoeing, stand up paddling and rafting.
Ages: 12-17.
When: July 29-Aug. 2.
Where: Center Activities at HSU, Trinity River.
Cost: $305
Contact: 826-3357.
Website: humboldt.edu/centeractivities.

TEEN SURF CAMP. Enjoy both group and individual surf instruction. All skill levels welcome.
Ages: 12-17.
When: M-TH, Aug. 5-8.
Where: Center Activities at HSU, Moonstone Beach, Smith River, Crescent City.
Cost: $260.
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 athletic development.
Ages: 2-4.
When: Fri.s, June 7-June 28 and July 12-Aug. 2, 10-10:45 a.m.
Where: Adorni Center, 1011 Waterfront Drive, Eureka.
Cost: $30.
Contact: 441-4244.

TRIATHLON FOR KIDS. 23rd Annual. Individuals and three-person relay teams in the swim, bike and run events.
Ages: Ages 7-18.
When: June 2, 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

TUMBLE BEARS GYMNASTICS. Gymnastics for kids.
When: Sun.s, 10:15-11 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.-Noon.
Where: Jumpstart Gymnastics, 2725 Myrtle Ave., Eureka.
Cost: $10 drop-in or $40 for 5 sessions.
Contact: Lauren, 845-4006.

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. Mon., Wed. and Fri. (ages 7-12); 3:15 p.m. Mon. and Wed. (ages 4-6); 10 a.m. Sat. (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. This is a traditional self defense martial arts class consisting of escapes, locks, striking, throwing and grappling. Beginning to advanced, all are welcome.
Ages: 9-16 years.
When: Mon.s and/or Thu.s 6:30-7:45 p.m.
Where: Judo Hut, Arcata (next to City Hall).
Cost: $20 (1 day/week for 1 month) or $25 (2 days/week for 1 month) (Add $10/month for non-resident).
Contact: (707) 822-7091
Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec

YOUTH SAMURAI. Beginning martial arts training taught in a high energy class using games with martial concepts with focus on strength, balance and coordination.
Ages: 5-9 years.
When: Mon.s and/or Thu.s, Level 1: 5 -5:45 p.m., Level 2: 5:45-6:30 p.m.
Where: Judo Hut, Arcata (next to City Hall).
Cost: $15 (1 day/week for 1 month) or $20 (2 days/week for 1 month) (Add $10/month for non-resident).
Contact: (707) 822-7091
Website: www.cityofarcata.org/rec

YOUTH SURF CAMP. Enjoy both group and individual surf instruction on your choice of body board or surfboard.
Ages: 10-17.
When: M-TH, July 8-11.
Where: Center Activities at HSU, Moonstone Beach, Smith River, Crescent City.
Cost: One day, $60, Camp-out, $130, Full Camp, $240.
Contact: 826-3357.
Website: humboldt.edu/centeractivities.


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