Summer Camps

We are so excited to see our young friends again! Summer camp registration is open.

Safety will be our top priority all summer long, which is why we are making modifications to our camps that align with public health recommendations. We are taking measures to ensure physical distancing and sanitation to keep campers, families, and staff as safe as possible and follow all current guidelines and recommendations.


Willamalane Skills Camps

For kids entering grades 1-5.

Join us for these skills-based sports camps where we focus on fundamentals, sportsmanship, and athletic development! Sports rotate each session.

Camp runs 9 a.m.–3 p.m., Monday–Friday, starting June 22.
Located at Bob Keefer Center unless otherwise noted (1 group, 10 total spots)
Fee: $160 ID/$192 OD per week.
Register here


Community Camps

Thurston Colts Girls Soccer Kids Camp
For kids entering grades 1-5.
 
Come learn some new soccer skills, improve your ball handling, and have fun doing it! Play small-sided games, scrimmages, and earn some cool prizes. Come make a new friend! Camp t-shirt included.
 
Camp runs 9–11 a.m., Monday–Thursday, Aug. 3–6.
Located at Bob Keefer Center (1 group, 10 total spots)
Fee: $60 ID /$72 OD per week.
Register here

child playing with clayKampin’ Koalas
For ages 3-5

A fun weekly camp for preschoolers! Each week will focus on an age-appropriate theme where campers will dive into crafts, active play, social/emotional development, and problem-solving skills. 

Camp runs 7 a.m.–6 p.m., Monday–Friday.
Location: Bob Keefer Center (2 groups, 20 total spots)
Fee: $187 ID / $224 OD per week.
Register here

Download the parent handbook (pdf)

young girl making peace signCamp Willamalane
For kids entering grades 1-5

CAMP FULL. Please sign up for the waitlist.
Have a blast all summer long at Camp Willamalane! We’ll keep busy with plenty of active games, crafts, experiments, and projects. Led by caring, experienced staff, campers will use their imagination, grow new friendships, and discover new talents and interests.


Camp runs 7 a.m.–6 p.m., Monday–Friday.
Choose your location: 
  • Bob Keefer Center (3 groups, 30 total spots)
  • Dorris Ranch (3 groups, 30 total spots)
  • Lively Park (2 groups, 20 total spots)

Fee: $154 ID/$185 OD per week.
Sign up for the waitlist here

Download the parent handbook (pdf)


Camp Venture
For youth entering grades 6-8

Get ready for a summer filled with adventure around every corner. We’ll go on Western Oregon adventures, create art and crafts, take part in community service projects, and play video games together.

Camp runs 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Monday–Friday.
Located at Bob Keefer Center (2 groups, 20 total spots)
Fee: $145 ID/$175 OD per week.

Register here

Download the parent handbook (pdf)
Download the scholarship application (pdf)
Download the registration form for those receiving third-party assistance (pdf)

Summer Two50 is also available from 3:30–6 p.m., at no charge.  Two50 participants will be required to register online.  


Summer Camp FAQs

Registering and scholarships

When can I register?

Registration opens on Wednesday, June 3 at 8 a.m. 

How many camper spots are available?
We have reduced our teacher to child ratios this year, so we have a limited capacity for campers. 
  • Kampin’ Koalas: 2 groups of 10 for a total of 20 available spots.
  • Camp Willamalane: 8 groups of 10 for a total of 80 available spots.
  • Camp Venture: 2 groups of 10 for a total of 20 available spots.
Do you have scholarships available?
Yes, we do! 

Safety Questions


Willamalane is implementing extensive measures around physical distancing and sanitation to keep campers, families, and staff as safe as possible as we follow all current guidelines and recommendations.


What changes did you make for the 2020 summer camps?
We are reducing the number of camps offered so we can maintain smaller, stable group sizes. Each camp will have no more than ten kids in the same group, with the same staff. We will be encouraging physical distancing in groups as much as possible. We will also implement an even more restrictive sanitation process and illness monitoring protocols. We suggest that siblings register for camps at the same location so we can better maintain stable groups of staff and children.

Are there any specialty camps?

No, we do not have specialty camps this year. Those tend to involve lots of physical contact between campers, as well as the use of shared materials. Camp Willamalane and Camp Venture will limit those risk factors to create the safest camp experience possible.

Will Willamalane track any illness symptoms or outbreaks?
Yes. We will be checking for symptoms of new coughs or fevers for anyone entering the area where there are campers. If we suspect an illness or infection, we will isolate the camper and contact a parent or guardian, so they can go home. 

If campers or staff, or anyone in their household, has recently had an illness with a fever or a new cough, they should remain at home until: 
  • At least ten days after illness onset, 
  • 72 hours after the fever is gone without using fever-reducing medicine, 
  • Symptoms are improving.
Campers or staff who have had direct exposure to COVID-19, will not be able to return until 14 days after the exposure, assuming they do not exhibit symptoms. We will also be keeping daily logs for each stable group to help identify anyone at-risk, should there be any illness associated with a camper or staff member.

What policies are in place for Willamalane staff and teachers taking care of campers?
This year at summer camps, staff will interact with the same group of campers. Willamalane staff will have thorough training of all new safety and program protocols before camps begin, including policies around face coverings and increased sanitation. Read more about what safety measures Willamalane staff are taking.

Will campers and teachers have to wear face coverings?
Effective July 1, children under 12 are not required to wear a face covering while indoors. However, any child older than 12 is required to. Therefore, programs like Two50, Camp Venture, or middle school athletes fall into the required classification. They would not be required to wear a mask while exercising, eating, or when outside and able to maintain a six-foot distance. We strongly recommend that children ages 2-12 wear a face covering with supervision from an adult.

All staff interacting with patrons must all now wear masks while indoors or while unable to maintain a six-foot difference while outdoors.

What changes to pick-up and drop-off are you making?
This depends on the camp location. Once your family is registered, we will share check-in information, drop off and pick-up sites, and any other information families will need to know. Parents will remain outside of the camp area for drop off and pick up.

What sanitation procedures are you taking?
We are closely following and staying up-to-date on statewide and industry guidelines to keep our campers, families, and staff safe. To keep us all healthy, we have developed guidelines for daily health checks, physical distancing, handwashing, sanitizing items, classroom cleaning, adjusted activities, meals and snacks, and drop off and pick up. 

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