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Kids riding a ski lift, Getting free lunch at Outpost, Camp Amp performance, Exploring Jackson Bottom, Oaks Park with Zone Camp

Summer Day Camps

Hillsboro Arts Summer

July 20 - 31, 2015

Hillsboro Arts Summer (HAS) is a performing arts and music day camp for youth entering 6th grade through high school held at Century High School. HAS majors include art, dance, drama, film/TV production, guitar, instrumental music and Jazz studies.There are also many electives to choose from. Students perform a final end-of-camp theater, dance and musical production and display their artwork created during camp on Thursday evening of the second week of camp. Students will also perform in the Civic Center Plaza on Saturday, August 1st from 9 am - 1 pm.  Click here for more information about courses.

Camp Amp

July 20 - 31, 2015

Camp Amp is a Rock music camp offering majors in guitar, bass, drums, vocals and concert production.This two-week day camp is for youth entering 6th grade through high school and held at Century High School. Students are divided into Rock bands where they learn songs in preparation for an end-of-camp live performance on Friday evening of the second week of camp. Bands will also perform Saturday, August 1st from 9 am - 1 pm in the Civic Center Plaza. Music is fun, relevant and innovative while accessible to all skill levels. In addition to the majors, students study song writing, film & TV production, and will screen print each band's logo creation onto their own camp t-shirt.  Click here for class descriptions.



The Outpost

This annual free lunch and activities program at Shute Park is wildly popular for those 0-18 years of age. Educational and recreational activities accompany a free lunch provided by the USDA and Hillsboro School District every weekday for nine weeks during summer break.

Zone Adventure Day Camp

Choose your adventure! Every week brings a new set of adventures for kids from 6th - 9th grades. Campers meet at a designated point to experience a different field trip adventure every day. Adventures include ropes courses, jet boating, visits to mountains and water parks and beaches and much more.

Sizzling Summer Day Camp

Eight weeks full of fun for kids from 1st - 6th grades,beginning June 16 running until August 8, 2014. Two adventure field trips per week along with days jam-packed with games, sports, and arts and crafts. Discover nature, visit parks, and discover your inner athlete at sites around Hillsboro. 

Jackson Bottom Nature Camp

Discover nature in all its glory at Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve. Kids from age four to 12 learn about critters and their habitats, nature and the wetlands while having a great time. Build forts, paddle a canoe and much more!

Hillsboro Aquatic Camps

Practice your strokes and have a great time! Learn water sports and activities, play water games, learn first aid and water rescue skills and more.

Walters Creative Arts Camps
Have a creative summer! The Walters Cultural Arts Center in Downtown Hillsboro offers a variety of exciting, hands-on, arts opportunities from day camps to classes led by talented teaching artists. Explore clay, painting, drawing, theatre, animation, music and more! There is no limit to where kids’ artistic imagination and curiosity will take them. Click Here to check out our full schedule of offerings for ages five and above and Click Here to Register Online through RecExpress.

We offer many other summer camp opportunities, from sports camps to Mad Science and Lego Engineering camps.

Last updated: 1/16/2015 11:16:55 AM