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Tempe Summer Camps


 Registration is now open for summer 2019. To sign up or learn more about a specific camp, visit or call 480-350-5200.


Adapted Recreation
Camp Challenge
Camp Challenge is a summer day camp offered during the months of June and July for youth ages 5-21 with developmental disabilities. Campers will enjoy arts & crafts, games, swimming, music, field trips, bowling and more!

Day Camps
Escalante Summer Kamp Kool Program
This eight-week recreational summer day camp is offered through the Escalante Community Center for ages 5 to 13-years-old. Participants will enjoy arts and crafts, sports, computers, cooking, science and swimming, as well as enrichment events, field trips and guest speakers. For details, check out page 15 of the Summer Tempe Opportunities brochure or visit

North Tempe Summer Day Camp
This summer-long day camp is offered by The Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley and is open to boys and girls ages 5-14. Camp includes weekly field trips and five sessions of themed summer activities including computer lab, game room, gymnasium, performing arts, arts & crafts, education area and much more. Camp runs 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Mon.-Fri. starting May 28. For details, check out page 16 of the Summer Tempe Opportunities brochure.

Kid Zone Camps
Kid Zone summer enrichment programs are for kids in Kindergarten – 8th grade. Flexible 1-5-day schedules are offered, as well as full-day or half-day options. K-5th grade camps meet in several locations throughout the City of Tempe and run from May 28 - July 26. Specialty programs including Sports, STEM and Middle School camps are also available. All campers will enjoy age-appropriate curriculum and daily enrichment classes that include Spanish, STEM, nutrition, theater, science, arts and sports activities. Camp will also include weekly field trips and special events. Kid Zone is DHS licensed and DES certified. For more camp information, call 480-350-5405.


Edna Arts Camp
Edna Arts camps have been designed for youth ages 6 - 12. Offerings include Movement with Music Camp, Visual Arts Camp, Theatre Camp and Ceramics Camp. Camps can taken alone or combined for a full day of fun. See page 12 of the Summer Tempe Opportunities brochure for more info.


 Special Interest Camps  

Students ages 8 yrs.+ looking to learn a unique sport will find fun and adventure in this hands-on Archery program. All skill levels will practice form and refine skills while developing confidence on the range. Perfect for families. See page 17 of the Summer Tempe Opportunities brochure for more info.

Arizona Science Center®; Youth S.T.E.M.® Camps
Camps combine the teachings of Science and Math with Technology and Engineering. Innovation drives the energy behind these hands-on camps., giving youth the opportunity to explore all subjects using skills learned during inquiry-based processes. Camps include Dinosaur Discovery, Transportation Imaginarium and Space Exploration. See pages 14 and 20 of the Summer Tempe Opportunities brochure for more info.

Engineer Success®; Youth S.T.E.M.® Camps
Camps are designed to introduce young engineers ages 5-8 to technical skill and critical thinking in Intro Programming and Intro Robotics. Youth ages 7-14 will expand their knowledge in Robotics Workshop and Programmer's Studio. See pages 14 and 15 of the Summer Tempe Opportunities brochure for more info.

MOVIES BY KIDS®; Acting, Movie-Making and Animation Summer Camps 

These unique, hands-on camps offer students ages 7 to 13-years-old the opportunity to conceive, write, produce, and direct animated movies, live action shorts and special effects segments. See pages 15 & 16 of the Summer Tempe Opportunities brochure for more info. 

Play-Well TEKnologies®; LEGO® Engineering and Robotics Camps 
Explore concepts in physics, mechanical engineering, structural engineering and architecture while playing with your favorite LEGO® creations. These hands-on and minds-on workshops are suitable for LEGO® novices and LEGO® maniacs ages 6 to 12-years-old! No materials needed. See page 16 of the Summer Tempe Opportunities brochure for more info.

Spanish Camps 
These full-immersion, language-learning summer camps are perfect for youth ages 6 to 12-years-old looking to learn a new language or brush-up on their Spanish-speaking skills. Camp activities will include vocabulary learning, conversational skills and Cultural immersion, including music, dancing, art projects and more. See page 17 of the Summer Tempe Opportunities brochure for more info.

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