Camps and Education

2017 Portland Winter Break Camps

photo courtesy Trackers Earth
photo courtesy Mr. David’s School of Film


Aim High Martial Arts
Age range: Ages 5+
Gift making, blanket making, retirement home visit, Oregon gymnastics academy visit, daily martial arts games and lessons, and a field trip to Big Al’s!
16205 NW Bethany Ct., Beaverton
(503) 640-8628

Audubon Society of Portland
5151 NW Cornell Rd
(503) 292-6855

1736 SW Alder
(503) 294-0769

Children’s Gym
1625 NE Sandy Blvd
(503) 249-5867

The Circus Project
Bend, jump, twist and fly this winter break! All-level camp classes focus on silks, trapeze, tumbling, partner acrobatic, juggling, Chinese pole, physical theater and dance. 10% off when you book a full week by 12/1!

Creative Roots
2661 NW Thurman St
(503) 451-5179

Engineering for Kids
Age range: 4 – 14 years
Winter camps include activities ranging from building rockets and roller coasters, to making foam and flub, to programming video games and robots. The variety is extraordinary!
11507 SW Pacific Hwy, Tigard
(503) 330-8781

Friends of Tyron Creek
11321 SW Terwilliger Ave
(503) 636-4398

Gilchrist Art Camp
7701 NW Nimbus Ave; Beaverton
(503) 750-6581

Little Engineers
9561 SW Washington Square Rd
(503) 372-9817

Mittleman Jewish Community Center
6651 SW Capitol Hwy
(503) 244-0111

Mr. David’s School of Film
Age range: 5-14 years
Mr. David’s School of Film Winter Break camps offers a range of hands-on and kid-centered Lego Animation, Stop Motion, Movie Making, Photography and Acting classes.
5441 SE Belmont St
(818) 744-4887

North Clackamas Parks and Recreation
Age range: Grades K-8
Improve your game over winter break! The NCPRD Hoopers Basketball program emphasizes age-appropriate skill development and fundamental techniques while encouraging teamwork and sportsmanship.
Various locations in Clackamas County
(503) 742-4348

Omega Gymnastics
9700 SW Harvest Ct., Beaverton
(503) 466-4872

Oregon Gymnastics Academy
16305 NW Bethany Ct., Beaverton
(503) 531-3409

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)
Age range: Grades 2-5
Instructors combine LEGO classes and museum experience. Every day is different. Students explore the museum and use LEGOs to understand engineering concepts, physics, and art.
1945 SE Water Ave
(503) 797-4661

Portland Children’s Museum
Age range: 4-6
Portland Children’s Musuem is offering two weeks of Winter Camps: Masterpiece Makers and Artistic Inventors! Each week is full of art explorations and time with Museum exhibits.
4015 SW Canyon Rd
(503) 223-6500

Portland Montessori School
205 NE 50th St.
(503) 688-2992

Portland Parks and Recreation
Age range: 18 months-12 years
A variety of themes and specialty camps, offered city-wide, will suit your child’s unique tastes. Morning, afternoon, and full-day options are available.
Various locations
(503) 823-7529

Portland Timbers and Thorns
1844 SW Morrison
(503) 553-5400

Rewild Portland
865 NW Lovejoy St
(503) 863-8462

Saturday Academy
Age range: Grades 2-9
Explore LEGO Robotics, Chemistry, Mobile Game Design, Video Production, Forensic Science and more. Follow your curiosity in STEM this winter! Locations in Beaverton and Tigard.
Various locations
(503) 200-5858

Southwest Community Center
Age range: Preschool camps 3-5 yrs,
Youth Camps Grades 1-3
SWCC offers full and half day winter camps! Kiddos will build friendships, explore their creativity, play sports, games, and splash in the pool!
6820 SW 45th Ave
(503) 823-2840

Trackers Earth
Age range: 4-18
Award-winning Winter Break Camps with Trackers Earth! Single-day and two-day options available. Themes include wilderness survival, archery, role-playing games, cooking, ninjas, blacksmithing, snowshoeing, and more.
4617 SE Milwaukie Ave
(503) 345-3312

7500 N Fraser Rd., Otis, OR
(541) 994-2383

World of Speed Motorsports Museum
Age range: Grades 3-5
Students will have STEAM- inspired challenges to test their creativity and problem solving skills, and have access to the museum’s galleries and hands-on interactive components.
27490 SW 95th Avenue, Wilsonville
(503) 563-6444

Zenger Farm
11741 SE Foster Rd
(503) 282-4245

photo courtesy Trackers Earth

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