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Summer Camps

Gearing up for Summer Fun!

No fooling! Summer is just around the corner and it's time to start thinking about Summer Camps! The Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation Department has everything you’re looking for to keep your child active and engaged. Camp options are offered for pre-school age through teens in various topics and settings. All camps will follow current Washington State Department of Health guidelines for childcare.

Summer Camp season will begin on Monday, June 27.

Download the 2022 Summer Camp Guide (PDF)


REGISTRATION IS EASY!


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Mix & Match Camps

A summer filled with adventure, exploration, and play for kids ages 6-11. Zero in on exciting programs like the arts, STEM/STEAM, sports, the natural world and more-there’s something for everyone! Check out the variety of half-day specialty camps that can be mixed and matched to create all day FUN! Mix & Match morning campers meet from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM and may participate in daily before care, starting at 8:00 AM. Mix & Match afternoon campers meet from 1:00-4:00 PM and may participate in daily after care, from 4:00-5:00 PM. Full day campers (morning & afternoon participation) may participate in both before and after care and will participate in supervised lunch-time.

Ages: 6-11 | Location: Auburn Community & Event Center (unless otherwise noted)
Fee if registered at least 10 days prior to start of camp:
Half Day Camp: $115/$140 (July 5-8 $90/$110)
Full Day Camp: $195/$245 (July 5-8 $170/$210)*
Late Registration Fee: $25 per camp
* Mix & Match Discount: $35 (choose any AM & PM camp in the same week, included in full day camp fee)

Camp Week 1: June 27-July 1

  • Morning Sessions: Soccer, CSI, Kids Yoga & Art, In Your Backyard, Kid Crawlers
  • Afternoon Sessions: Soccer, CSI, Kids Yoga & Art, Stand-Up & Sing, Summer Blast: Sparks Fly

Camp Week 2: July 5-8 (no camp July 4)

  • Morning Sessions: Multi-Sport, Dance & Cheer Mix, Stomp, Chomp, Roar: Dino Style, Wheel Kids: Bike Camp, Theater: Moana
  • Afternoon Sessions: Multi-Sport, Paint Pour, Summer Blast: A Camping We Will Go, Tumble Time, Under the Big Top: Circus Skills

Camp Week 3: July 11-15

  • Morning Sessions: Basketball, Kids Yoga & Art, Jr. Naturalist at the Farm, Robotics, Kid Crawlers
  • Afternoon Sessions: Basketball, Kids Yoga & Art, Clay Creations, Kids In the Kitchen, Summer Blast: Games & Gadgets

Camp Week 4: July 18-22

  • Morning Sessions: Cheer, Flag Football, Games Galore, Cartooning, Farm Fun Camp
  • Afternoon Sessions: Cheer, Flag Football, Games Galore, Summer Blast: Animal Planet, MTB Flow Riders: Bike Camp

Camp Week 5: July 25-29

  • Morning Sessions: Baseball, Kids Yoga & Art, Build It, Kid Crawlers
  • Afternoon Sessions: Baseball, Kids Yoga & Art, Performing With Puppets, Summer Blast: Wet & Wild

Camp Week 6: August 1-5

  • Morning Sessions: Basketball, Blast From the Past: Decades of Fun, History Mystery: Museum Camp, The Puppet Playroom, Wheel Kids: Bike Camp
  • Afternoon Sessions: Basketball, Cooking Around the World, Painting With a Twist, Summer Blast: Sports, Fun & Fitness, Theater: Matilda

Camp Week 7: August 8-12

  • Morning Sessions: Lacrosse, Volleyball, Paint Pour, Time Traveler - Museum Camp, Kid Crawlers
  • Afternoon Sessions: Lacrosse, Volleyball, Innovative Inventions, Summer Blast: Rodeo Round-Up, Theater: Pirates of Past Noon

Camp Week 8: August 15-19

  • Morning Sessions: Soccer, Kids Yoga & Art, Under the Big Top: Circus Skills, MTB Flow Riders: Bike Camp
  • Afternoon Sessions: Soccer, Kids Yoga & Art, Engineering Challenges, Summer Blast: Look to the Stars

Camp Week 9: August 22-26

  • Morning Sessions: Multi-Sports, Camp Camp, Jurassic Journey, Paint Pour
  • Afternoon Sessions: Multi-Sports, Painting With a Twist, Summer Blast: Miles of Smiles, Whiz Kids

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Skyhawks Sports Camps

Half-day and full-day options available. For ages 5-12

Sport camp options, coordinated through Skyhawks and held at Les Gove Park.  Skyhawks sport camps can be full day or half day and can be included as part of Mix & Match. Half-day camps include extended care from 8:00-9:00 AM. Extended care is available from 8:00-9:00 AM and 4:00-5:00 PM. Camp fee includes extended care. Campers should bring daily a sack lunch, snacks, sunscreen and water bottle. If registering for full day, select both morning and afternoon sessions. 

Fee if registered at least 10 days prior to start of camp (includes extended care):
Half Day Camp: $115/$140 (July 5-8 $90/$110)
Full Day Camp: $195/$245 (July 5-8 $170/$210)*
Late Registration Fee: $25 per camp
*Mix and Match Discount: $35 (choose any AM & PM camp in the same week, included in full day camp fee)

Tennis Camp | July 25-29 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM | Ages 6-13 | Location: Game Farm Park | Instructor: Lynne Cogger | $115/$140

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  • Auburn Community Junior Players: Frozen Jr.
    Ages 7-15 | July 11-29 | 9:00 AM-4:00 PM | 3-week Fee: $780/$975
    Location: Ilalko Elementary | Instructor: Kathryn Stahl 
    Performances (at Auburn Riverside High School Theater)
    Friday, July 29 at 7:00 PM,  Saturday, July 30 at 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM & Sunday, July 31 at 2:00 PM
  • Advanced Theater Scene Work Camp
    Ages 13-17 | August 8-12 | 9:00 AM-4:00 PM | Fee: $260/$325
    Location: The Garage (White River Valley Museum) | Instructor: Kathryn Stahl

specialty camps

NEW! Girls On The Run (GOTR) Camp

Location: Auburn Community & Event Center
Before Care is available

  • GOTR Camp | Girls, Grades 3-5 | August 15-19 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM


Parkour & Ninja Camps with Instructor Grey Geppert

Location: Auburn Community & Event Center | Fee $155/$194
No extended care available

  • Parkour Jr | Ages 6-8 | June 27-July 1 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Ninja Camp | Ages 7-12 | July 11-15 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • Parkour | Ages 9-12 | July 25-29 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM


LEGO® Camps with Play-Well TEKnologies

Location: William C. Warren Building | Fee: $175/$219
No extended care available

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PRESCHOOL CAMPS

Ages 3-5 
Location: Auburn Community & Event Center (except where noted otherwise)
Fee: $60/$75

  • Magic Colors | Mon, Wed, Fri | June 27-July 1 | 9:30-11:30 AM
  • Pedal Power | Mon, Wed, Fri | July 11-15 | 9:30-11:30 AM
    Location: Cedar Lanes Park
  • Skyhawk Multi-Sport | Mon, Wed, Fri | July 18-22 | 9:30-11:30 AM
  • Under the Sea | Mon, Wed, Fri | July 25-29 | 9:30-11:30 AM
  • Theater: Frozen 2 | Mon, Wed, Fri | August 1-5 | 9:30-11:30 AM
  • Pedal Power | Mon, Wed, Fri | August 8-12 | 9:30-11:30 AM
    Location: Cedar Lanes Park
  • Summer Safari | Mon, Wed, Fri | August 15-19 | 9:30-11:30 AM
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ADVENTURE CAMPS

Ages 12-16 | Fee: $285/$356

TEEN MOUNTAIN BIKING 
Ages 12-16 | Fees: $195/$238 (July 5-8 $155/$195)

TEEN MOUNTAIN BIKING - OVERNIGHT CAMP
Ages 12-16 | Fees: $220/$275
Bike & Camp | August 2-4 | 8:00 AM-6:00 PM 

TWEEN EXPLORERS | Ages 10-11

Check out this camp just for those youth entering fifth and sixth grades!
Fee: $195/$238 | All camps are 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Early drop-off at 8:00 AM and late pick-up until 5:00 PM at the Auburn Community & Event Center included


COUNSELOR IN TRAINING

Ages 14-16 | Fee: $95/$119 | Must apply by April 29 | only 10 trainees selected


TEENS N TRIPS

Ages 12-16 
Fee: $195/$238 | All camps are 9:00 AM-4:00 PM | Early drop-off at 8:00 AM and late pick-up until 5:00 PM at the Auburn Community & Event Center included. All trip admissions are included in the camp fee

  • Week 1: June 27-July 1 | Pike Place / Gasworks, Denny Creek / Starbucks, Horseback Riding, MOHAI / Seattle Center, Pine Lake BBQ
  • Week 2: July 5-8 (no camp July 4) | Rock Climbing / Ice Skating, Southcenter / ACME Bowl, Movie / Movie, Green Lake BBQ
  • Week 3: July 11-15 | Point Ruston / Pool, MoPOP / Madison Beach, Wild Waves, Biking, Lake Meridian BBQ
  • Week 4: July 18-22 | Aquarium / IMAX, Family Fun Center / Newcastle Beach, Ocean Shores / McDonalds, Pottery Painting, Pine Lake BBQ
  • Week 5: July 25-29 | Swim / Gotcha Arena, Trampoline Park / Pool, Fort Worden / Port Townsend, Movie / Point Ruston, Beach BBQ
  • Week 6: August 1-5 | Mountain Bike, Boulder Caves / Ice Cream, Wild Waves, Parkland Putters, Newcastle Beach BBQ
  • Week 7: August 8-12 | Trampoline Park / Chism Beach, Kayak / Zoo, Leavenworth Tour / Swim, Seattle Center / Biking, Green Lake BBQ
  • Week 8: August 15-19 | Rock Climbing / Dave & Busters, Center for Wooden Boats / Madison Beach, Ape Caves, NW Trek, Pine Lake BBQ
  • Week 9: August 22-26 | Family Fun Center, Movie / ACME Bowl, Wild Waves, T-Mobile Tour / Lake Meridian, Lake Wilderness BBQ

Registration Info

To Register:

Camp Deposit and Registration Policy: For the convenience of reserving a spot in a camp you may make a $50 deposit per full day camp and a $25 deposit for a half day camp. Deposits are  nonrefundable and non-transferable to other camps or classes. All deposits are applied to the total session fee. Full fees are due 10 days prior to each session. Balances will automatically be scheduled to be paid by credit/debit card or electronic transfer provided by you at the time of registration. If your full payment is not received 10 days prior to the start of camp, your spot will no longer be reserved and your deposit will be forfeited. Registrations received less than 10 business days from the start of camp will be assessed an additional $50 for full day camps and $25 for half day camps. Registrations for all camps will end at 12:00 PM on the Friday (or last business day of the week) prior to the camp. Refunds or credits are not issued for days or partial days missed. Please call the Parks, Arts & Recreation Department for full refund policy.

Resident Discount Fee: The City of Auburn recognizes people living within Auburn’s city limits support, through their city taxes, the City’s Parks, Arts & Recreation services. Because of this, the City offers its residents a discount on selected recreational programs. People from outside the city limits are welcomed and encouraged to enjoy the activities and services the City of Auburn provides. The resident discount fee is the first fee listed and the second fee is the non-resident fee.

Confirmation: Receipts are emailed, mailed or given to you during registration. If a camp is full before your registration is processed, you receive a receipt placing you on a waiting list.