Idaho Summer Camp Guide 2019

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Idaho Camp List

Preschool-Age Camps

Building Blocks Summer Day Camp
Ages: 6 weeks to 6 years
Dates: May-August, 6:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Activities: science, art, sensory activities, outdoor play, water play
Contact: facebook.com/pages/Building-Blocks-Early-LearningCenter; [email protected]; 208.354.2610

The Learning Academy of Teton Valley Summer Camp
Ages: 3 to 6
Dates: June 3-August 23, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday,
Activities: exploration and creative play, water play on a monster water slide, science, art, field trips, hiking, biking, horseback riding, hiking
Contact: learningacademyschool.com; [email protected]; 208.354.7898
* Pre-register by May 31 for June camps, by June 28 for July camps, and by July 26 for August camps.

Teton Arts Art Adventures Camp
Ages: 4 to 6
Dates: June 10-August 23, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday-Friday
Activities: choice-based art program using mediums like paint, markers, ceramics, sculpture and printmaking, outside games, veggie garden projects, team problem-solving activities
Contact: tetonartscouncil.com; [email protected]; 208.354.4ART (4278)

Teton Science SchoolS Toddler Camp (Victor campus)
Ages: 24 to 36 months
Dates: June 25-August 1, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays
Activities: nature-based exploration, painting, sand, water, clay, music, drawing
Contact: tetonscience.org/summer; [email protected]; 307.734.3707

Teton Science Schools Toddler Camp (Victor campus)
Ages: 3 to 5
Dates: June 24-August 2, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
Activities: nature-based exploration, fort building, music, art, tracking, water-based activities
Contact: tetonscience.org/summer; [email protected]; 307.734.3707

Elementary-Age Camps

Linn Canyon Ranch Colt and Yearlings Club Camp
Ages: 6 to 11, intermediate and advanced riders
Dates: tbd in June
Activities: horsemanship, trail riding, corral riding, grooming, saddle and tack, learn about horse-related careers
Contact: linncanyonranch.com; [email protected]; 208.787.5466

Teton Region Youth Mountain Bike Sprockids Program

Ages: 6 to 11
Dates and times: July 9-August 27, 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m., 1 day a week for 8 weeks
Activities: fundamental to intermediate mountain biking skills, safety, etiquette, bicycle maintenance, environmental stewardship
Contact: mountainbiketetons.org; [email protected]; 208.557.4332
* Registration opened March 18th.

Teton Science Schools Kindergarten Camp (Victor campus)
Ages: 4 to 6
Dates: June 24-August 2, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; 2-week sessions
Activities: free play, hands-on nature exploration, water-based activities, nature art, hiking
Contact: tetonscience.org/summer; [email protected]; 307.734.3707

Middle and High School-Age Camps

GAP! (Girls Actively Participating!) Camp
Ages: entering grades 6 and 9
Dates: August 20-22, 9:30 a.m-2:30 p.m. (entering grade 6), 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. (entering grade 9); 3-day camps
Activities: prepare girls for the challenges of high school through games and activities with a focus on integrity (who you are), agency (how you make a difference), self-awareness (how your actions affect others), and fun
Contact: gapjh.org; [email protected]; 307.690.8043

Linn Canyon Ranch Riders Camp
Ages: 12 to 14, advanced riders only
Dates: tbd in July, 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. with an overnight stay, Monday-Friday
Activities: horsemanship, trail riding, corral riding, grooming, saddle and tack, overnight pack trip scenario
Contact: linncanyonranch.com; [email protected]; 208.787.5466

NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School) Teton Valley Idaho Backpacking Adventure
Ages: 14 to 15
Dates: June 18-July 1, June 27-July 10, July 7-20, July 17-30, July 25-August 7
Activities: backpacking, camping, wilderness survival, team building, navigation, cooking, leadership
Contact: nols.edu; 800.710.6657
* See website for additional course offerings.

NOLS Teton Valley Idaho Backpacking Adventure (Female Only)
Ages: 14 to 15
Dates: June 18-July 1, July 25-August 7
Activities: backpacking, camping, wilderness survival, team building, navigation, cooking, leadership
Contact: nols.edu; 800.710.6657
* See website for additional course offerings.

NOLS Teton Valley Salmon Backpacking and Rafting Adventure
Ages: 14 to 15
Dates: June 16-July 13, June 24-July 21, July 10-August 6
Activities: backpacking, rafting, team building, camping, cooking, leave-no-trace skills
Contact: nols.edu; 800.710.6657
* See website for additional course offerings.

NOLS Teton Valley Salmon River Adventure
Ages: 14 to 15
Dates: July 31-August 13, August 8-21, August 16-29
Activities: rafting, canoeing, kayaking, reading the water, scouting rapids, and executing maneuvers; learn backcountry living and leadership skills
Contact: nols.edu; 800.710.6657
* See website for additional course offerings.

Teton Scouts Island Park High Adventure Camp
Ages: 14 and up, co-ed for Boy and Girl Scouts
Dates: June 24-August 6, Monday-Saturday; overnight camp
Activities: Shoshone Lake backcountry canoe trek in Yellowstone, paddling, fishing, exploring geothermal features, team-building activities
Contact: tetonscouts.org; Jason Eborn at [email protected]; 208.847.5487 or 208.522.5155

Teton Scouts Little Lemhi High Adventure Camp (Swan Valley)
Ages: 14 and up, co-ed for Boy and Girl Scouts
Dates: June 17-July 20, Monday-Saturday; overnight camp
Activities: rock climbing, white-water rafting, canoeing the Snake River, hiking, mountain biking, shooting, campfire program, team-building activities
Contact: tetonscouts.org; Elias Lopez at
[email protected]; 208.716.9363

Multiple Age Groups

Camp TOA (Teton Outdoor Adventures)
Ages: 5 to 15 for day camp, 7 to 15 for overnight
Dates: June 10-August 30, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (pick-up and drop-off available in Wilson); 2-, 3- and 5-day day and overnight camps
Activities: horseback riding, art, meditation and yoga, growing vegetables and cooking, animal husbandry, ranch chores, animal care, offsite excursions to hot springs, national forest, and rodeo grounds
Contact: camptoa.com; [email protected]; 307.413.6258
* Apprentice positions available for ages 12 to 15 and paid positions available for ages 15+.

CGA Academy Soccer Day Camp (Victor)
Ages: 4 to 19 (birth years 2015-2001)
Dates: July 29-August 1, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. for birth years 2013-2015, 9:00 a.m.-noon for birth years 2001-2012
Activities: soccer skills development, goal scoring, specialized curriculum for each age level
Contact: cgaacademy.com; [email protected] George Hahui, 307.413.7908; Alin Suru, 307.413.7627

Challenger Sports Teton Valley Soccer Camp
Ages: 3 to 14
Dates: June 17-21 and July 22-26, 9:15 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday; full- and half-day programs available
Activities: Using methodologies from Europe, Brazil, and the United States, coaches will teach a progressive series of skill-building soccer practices, complete with drills, coached scrimmages, and daily tournaments.
Contact: challengersports.com; [email protected]

Grand Targhee Resort Adventure Summer Camp
Ages: 5 to 12
Dates: June 17-August 30, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Driggs and Alta shuttle available), Monday-Friday
Activities: swimming lessons, horse education, horseback riding, disc golf, mountain biking instruction, arts and crafts, music, chairlift rides, bungee trampoline, climbing wall, hiking, nature study, group games and more
Contact: grandtarghee.com; [email protected]; 307.353.2300

The Learning Academy of Teton Valley Summer Camp
Ages: 6 to 12
Dates: June 3-August 23, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
Activities: exploration and creative play, water play on a monster water slide, science, art, field trips, hiking, biking, horseback riding, hiking
Contact: learningacademyschool.com [email protected]; 208.354.7898
* Pre-register by May 31 for June camps, by June 28 for July camps, and by July 26 for August camps.

Local Galleria “Creative Kids” Classes
Ages: 3 to 12
Dates: June 10-August 23, Monday, Wednesday, Friday (ages 6 to 12), Thursday (ages 3 to 6)
Activities: painting, drawing, spray-paint art, sidewalk chalk art
Contact: tetonvalleylocalart.com; [email protected]; 208.270.0833

14th annual Targhee Music Camp (Grand Targhee Resort)
Ages: 9 to 17, accompanied by an adult
Dates: August 5-8, 9:00 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
Activities: singing, songwriting, guitar, bass, fiddle, mandolin, Dobro, banjo, concerts, and workshops (advanced beginner to expert ability levels)
Contact: targheemusiccamp.com [email protected]; 307.413.1947

Teton Arts Art Adventures Camp
Ages: 6 to 14
Dates: June 10-August 23, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Monday-Friday
Activities: choice-based art program using mediums like paint, markers, ceramics, sculpture and printmaking, outside games, veggie garden projects, team problem-solving activities
Contact: tetonartscouncil.com; [email protected]; 208.354.4ART (4278)
* Offering a counselor-in-training program for Teton Valley High School students. Email for more info.

Teton County, Idaho, 4-H Summer Camp
Ages: 8 to 18
Dates: June 12-14; overnight camp in Alpine, WY
Activities: hiking, outdoor cooking, shooting sports, crafts, team building, and more
Contact: uidaho.edu/extension/county/teton; [email protected]; 208.354.2961

Teton County, Idaho, 4-H
Ages: 8 to 18
Dates: ongoing programs that culminate at the Teton County Fair in August; enroll online by May 1
Activities: livestock production, plant and animal science, environment and outdoors, business and citizenship, healthy living, creative arts
Contact: uidaho.edu/extension/county/teton; [email protected]; 208.354.2961

Teton County, Wyoming, Library Summer Reading Adventures (Alta)
Ages: all
Dates: June and July
Activities: read for prizes; book giveaway with program sign-up; fun activities and special events
Contact: tclib.org/alta; [email protected]; 307.353.2505

Teton Indoor Sports Academy Summer Camp
Ages: 5 and up
Dates: mid-June-mid-August, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays
Activities: inside play at the gymnastics gym in Driggs, outdoor park activities
Contact: tetonindoorsportsacademy.com; [email protected]; 307.413.6082

Teton Rock Gym Climbing Camp
Ages: 8 and up
Dates: see website for dates, 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Activities: fundamental skills for bouldering and roped climbing, knot tying, belaying, rappelling, travel to different regional climbing areas each day
Contact: tetonrockgym.org; [email protected] 208.354.1046

Teton Scouts Island Park Scout Camp
Ages: 11 and up, co-ed for Boy and Girl Scouts
Dates: June 24-August 6, Monday-Saturday; overnight camp
Activities: choose-your-own-adventure-style camp with activities like canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, and rappelling
Contact: tetonscouts.org; Jason Eborn at [email protected]; 208.847.5487 or 208.522.5155

Teton Scouts Little Lemhi Scout Camp (Swan Valley, ID)
Ages: 11 and up, co-ed for Boy and Girl Scouts
Dates: June 17-July 20, Monday-Saturday; overnight camp
Activities: choose-your-own-adventure-style camp with activities like canoeing, hiking, campfire activities, fishing, leadership activities
Contact: tetonscouts.org; Elias Lopez at; [email protected]; 208.716.9363

Teton Springs Kids Golf Camp
Ages: 5 to 12
Dates: June 10-14 and July 22-26, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Activities: rules of golf, swing, approach, short game, putting, practice on driving range and par-3 course; kids encouraged to bring their own clubs, rentals available; lunch provided
Contact: tetonsprings.com; [email protected] 877.787.8757

Teton Springs Kids Sports Camp
Ages: 5 to 12
Dates: July 22-26, Aug 5-9, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Activities: golfing, swimming, biking, hiking, tennis, basketball, soccer, and more
Contact: tetonsprings.com; [email protected] 877.787.8757
* Swim lessons and swim team available, dates tbd, contact [email protected]

Teton Valley Ski Education Foundation Mountain Bike Camp
Ages: 8 to 18
Dates: see website for details
Activities: cross-country focus, mountain bike skills and drills at Victor Bike Park and on Teton Valley singletrack trails; riders must be comfortable riding off pavement; advanced camp available for experienced riders
Contact: tvsef.org; [email protected]; 208.354.4878

Valley of the Tetons “Treasure at My Library” Reading Program
Ages: entering 1st grade to entering 7th grade (contact library for teen program)
Dates: June 15-July 31, Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. (Driggs), Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. (Victor)
Activities: theme-based activities focusing on literacy, STEAM, and fun
Contact: valleyofthetetonslibrary.org; Rasheil at [email protected]; 208.354.5522 (Driggs) 208.787.2201 (Victor)
* Registration: June 10-15; sign-up is required to participate.

YMCA Big Elk Creek Summer Camp
Ages: 6 to 15
Dates: June 24-August 17; overnight camps, 2- and 3-day camps (ages 6-17), weeklong camps (ages 7-17)
Activities: hiking, camping, swimming, canoeing, arts and crafts, archery, biking, survival, and more
Contact: idahofallsymca.org; [email protected]; 208.523.0600, ext. 103

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