May 18, 2012
- Summer Camps
- * Camp West Sound *
- * CRISTA Camps *
- * Kids Discovery Museum *
- Academy of Dance
- Admiral Theatre
- Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District
- Camp Fire USA Orca Council
- City of Poulsbo Parks & Recreation
- Claywerks Ceramics & Pottery Studio
- Discovery Village
- Imagination Station Enrichment Center
- IslandWood Summer Camp
- JUMP! Gig Harbor
- Twin Lakes 4-H Camp
- This Week's Picks
- This Week's Calendar
- Teen Scene
- Plan Ahead
- Calling All Princes and Princesses!
Final Summer Camp Guide Edition
This is the last of three Summer Camp Guides published by Macaroni Kid Kitsap this spring. We hope you've found the right camp for your youngster. If you're still in the market for the perfect camp for your kid's interests and age, take a look at the several loca businesses and organizations who are offering a variety of summer programs. You're sure to find the one that's right for you, your kids, and your schedule. There are so many wonderful opportunities, including those at Camp West Sound, CRISTA Camps, Kid's Discovery Museum, Academy of Dance, Admiral Theatre, Bainbridge Parks & Rec, City of Poulsbo Parks & Recreation, Claywerks Ceramics & Pottery Studio, Discovery Village, Imagination Station Enrichment Center, IslandWood, JUMP! Gig Harbor, and Twin Lakes 4-H Camp.
Day Camp for Students Entering Grades 1 through 5
Camp West Sound fills the days with creative play, friendships, and laughter on the beautiful and safe 20-acre campus of West Sound Academy in Poulsbo. From fun-in-the-sun nature hikes and gardening to indoor keyboarding and cultural enrichment, activities are designed to boost summer retention in math and reading as kids lose themselves in their play and good times.
Register for weekly sessions that run from July 9th through August 17th. Students bring lunch from home; snacks and supplies ...
Island Lake (Poulsbo) and Miracle Ranch (Port Orchard)
Summer Camps (grades 1-12),
and Day Camp (grades 1-6)
CRISTA Camps is the home to 425 Magazine’s Best Camp in the Northwest! We have two waterfront properties (Island Lake and Miracle Ranch) that together offer your 1st-12th grade camper the exceptional experiences they need at camp this summer! Island Lake in Silverdale is your home for Moto-Cross dirt biking and extreme adventure while Miracle Ranch in Port Orchard offers the finest Horsemanship programs around and has a 50-year ...
Kids Discovery Museum
IMAGINE, DISCOVER, GROW!
Camps for ages 3-10
From Grossology to Superheroes, Kids Discovery Museum presents amazing summer adventures in science, art, drama, cooking, photography and more!
Each day, curious KiDiMu Explorers enjoy indoor and outdoor fun, educational enrichment and free play in the unique and stimulating museum environment, under the eye of experienced instructors. And what’s most important, each year, KiDiMu camps get “high fives” from happy campers and their parents!
Summer Camps held weekly, Monday – Thursday; June 25 - August 24
Registration going on now! Members ...
Dates: July 2-August 25th
Located at 4280 SE Mile Hill Dr., Port Orchard
Ages 3 through Adult
Admiral Theatre Summer Camp
For kids 4-18 years of age
In just two weeks, students experience the discipline of learning lines, songs and dance routines, discover their own individual talents and learn team spirit by working together. Workshops are taught by experienced teaching artists with professional and academic backgrounds as performers, choreographers, directors and musicians. The 2012 Admiral Theatre Summer Camp is open to anyone from 4 to 18 years old who is interested in theatre and performing arts. There is no pressure of an audition as enthusiasm and commitment ...
Super Summertime FUN for Preschool to High School!
Summertime fun and enrichment for kids of all ages - nature, art, music, writing, gymnastics, science, horses, sports, outdoors, aquatics – you name it we probably have it! Join us for fun family events and outdoor adventure trips that will make forever memories! Various days throughout the 10 weeks of summer.
Bainbridge Island’s Metro Park and Recreation District offers hundreds of camps and family activities – there’s something for everyone! For details and registration, please see their online catalog at www.biparks.org ...
Boys and Girls entering grades 3-12
Camp Dates: August 5-11
Surrounded by the scenic Black Hills on Summit Lake in Olympia, Camp Orca is a week-long overnight camp for boys and girls who are ready for an adventure. Campers will be with trained counselors and other campers of the same gender and age group. Our camp provides a unique outdoor setting for daily adventures and offers a traditional, age-appropriate camp program that includes: cookouts, hiking, archery, BB guns, songs & skits, swimming, canoeing, games & crafts. Each camper will bring ...
Poulsbo Parks & Recreation is offering a variety of summer camps for preschoolers and youth. Sports camps & specialtiy camps throught the summer. Please see our brochure online for all camp specifics or call 360-779-9898 for more details.
Camps are offered to kids in Preschool to High School in a variety of interest areas. Various summer dates available.
There's something for everyone!
Camp Location: All camps are in North Kitsap
Camp Registration is going on NOW, so get signed up early! Space is limited.
Register in person at Pouslbo Parks and ...
Summer Clay Camp 2012
Five 4-Day Hands-on Clay Experience
For Young People Ages 6-12
Sessions available between June 26 and August 21
Tuesday through Friday 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Sign up for one or more classes. Each day will be a new project. We will create many different clay pieces from bowls to animals. This is a great time for creative kids.
$128 Per session
(Includes all materials)
To Register: Call Claywerks 377-2354
Please pack a snack or lunch for the kids
Discovery Village Camp General Information
Call to register: (253) 858-4835
All camps run from 9 am to noon, Monday through Thursday, unless otherwise noted
Payment is due to reserve your child’s spot in the camp
15 day cancellation policy
All camps include a light snack
Age 3-5 Years:
Kids in Motion Camp Jun 25 - 28
Ages: 3-4 Cost: $125
Campers tumble, play games and move to music in this active and healthy camp. Campers will also get the opportunity to participate in making their own healthy snacks each day ...
Summer Camp 2012 at Imagination Station!
10 Weeks of Summer Fun!
Pick and choose the weeks you come! Want to come to all 10? Ask about our discount!
All About Our Camp:
Monday - Thursday from 9:15 a.m. - Noon
$85 dollars a week per child
(ask about our Current Preschool Student Discount)
Sibling discount 10%, Military discount 10%, Member discount 15%
Group A: Ages 2-3 Group B: Ages 4-6
10 Weeks of Fun to Choose From:
Week 1: 6/18-6/21
GREEN. ARE YOU "GOING GREEN"?
Do you have ...
IslandWood Summer Camp
With 255 acres of forested trails, wetlands, and unique outdoor venues, IslandWood has something to offer for every child. Our Summer Camp Instructors are experiences environmental educators with a passion for connecting children with the natural world and the teaching tools to create truly memorable experiences.
We offer half and full-day camps, exploring everything from gardening to wildlife biology to woodland wizardry. For girls entering 4th-8th grades, we also have an incredible week-long overnight camp experience.
Visit www.islandwood.org/camps to view camp offerings ...
Themed Summer Camps
for ages 4-10
Weeks of: July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30, August 6, August 13
What are YOUR plans for Summer? Join us for our Weekly Camps at JUMP!
We’ll be having tons of fun as we explore a different theme each week! Join us for supervised, play, craft, and game activities related to each week’s theme. Daily healthy snacks are also included.
Make Mexican musical instruments during our Fiesta JUMP! week; Learn how to lasso and be a ‘Wanted’ bandit during our ...
For ages 5-18
children 5-8 must have a parent accompany them
Twin Lakes 4-H Camp was established in 1956 and has been serving 4-H youth throughout Kitsap County. Twin Lakes 4-H Camp is open to all youth, 4-H or not to experience a true rustic camp, no cabins but bring your own tent, no electricity as we are powered by a generator during the day. We are a 5 day, 4 night camp.
Camp Location: 6430 Tahuya/Blacksmith Rd, Belfair, WA
Camp Dates: July ...
Where: Pettals & Petticoats is located at 1700 SE Mile Hill Dr inside the Town Square Mall in Port Orchard.When: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Anyone!How: Drop by!Cost: FREE!For more info: Email us!
Where: Liberty Bay Waterfront Park, Anderson Parkway, & King Olav Parking Lot, Downtown PoulsboWhen: n/aWho: Everyone!How: Check the schedule of events here.Cost: FREE!
Where: Downtown BremertonWhen: 10:00 AMWho: Everyone!How: Get a spot by 10 am!Cost: Free!
|Board games, video games, it's games galore at the library! Come get your game on. Snacks provided!|
Where: Little Boston LibraryWhen: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PMWho: Kids and TweensHow: Stop by!Cost: Free!
Where: One Life Church Parking Lot @ 4205 Wheaton Way, Ste. B, Bremerton, WAWhen: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: Anyone!How: Stop by!Cost: Free Entry! BBQ, Auction & Raffle for purchaseFor more info: For more details and/or questions concerning specifics to vehicle or motorcycle, please contact Valerie at 360-621-8621 or email at: [email protected]
Where: Liberty Bay Books, 18881 D Front St., PoulsboWhen: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PMWho: All ages!How: Stop in!Cost: Free!
Where: Your local Kitsap parkWhen: n/aWho: Everyone!How: Find one (or several), and stop and play or exploreCost: Always FREE
Two days of FUN for families and young people of all ages! Since 1988, Lacey Spring Fun Fair has provided FREE Kidsworld activities and entertainment for thousands of visitors. With arts and crafts, commercial vendors and food concessions Fun Fair is truly a popular community celebration!
Where: St. Martin's University
5300 Pacific Ave SE
Lacey, WA 98503When: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Sunday 11-5)Who: Anyone!How: Stop by!Cost: Free!
Free parking with shuttle available. See website
Local children's author Crystal Marcos will be on hand to sign copies of her newest book, Headache. $2 of every book sold will go toward the YWCA of Kitsap Children's programs.
Where: Monica's Waterfront Bakery & Cafe, Old Town SilverdaleWhen: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: Anyone!How: Stop by!Cost: Varies
Where: IslandWood, 4450 Blakely Ave. NE, BainbridgeWhen: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: Anyone!How: Register HERECost: FREE
Where: Harbor History Museum 4121 Harborview Drive, Gig HarborWhen: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PMWho: Anyone!How: Story starts at 2!Cost: Free to the lobby. Admission applies to go any further.
Where: Camp Seymour is located on beautiful Glen Cove in Gig Harbor, WA.When: 2:00 PM - 5:30 PMWho: Anyone!How: RSVP by the Friday before: 253-884-3392.
Print, complete, and take with you this form.Cost: FREEFor more info: About Camp Seymour: YMCA Camp Seymour provides exciting and educational overnight and day camp opportunities that appeal to both parents and kids including: Archery, Arts and Crafts, Boating, Camping Skills/Outdoor Living, Challenge/Rope Courses, Leadership Development, Nature/Environmental Studies, Recreational Swimming, Team Building, and Wilderness Trips.
Where: Local locations including Bainbridge, North Kitsap, Central Kitsap, and South KitsapWhen: n/aWho: Everyone!How: Check the link for details on each locationCost: Free or Very Low Cost
Where: Most branch locations.When: Times and Locations varyWho: A variety of ages.How: Stop in during a scheduled Storytime!Cost: FREEFor more info: Check out www.krl.org and select your local library branch.
Join us to help. This a way for Amina and her family "payback" the community by providing the Puget Sound Blood Center with blood products.
Where: Olympic College Bremerton Center (inside Bremer Student Center)When: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PMWho: AnyoneHow: Drop byCost: freeFor more info: If you can't make it, you can schedule an appointment with any Blood Center in Puget Sound to make a donation in Amina's honor between May 21st and June 4th by calling 1-800-398-7888.
Where: Kitsap Memorial State ParkWhen: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: Anyone!How: Dress for the weather! RSVP Lisa Rillie 360-337-7157 ext. 3244, or email [email protected]Cost: Free! (State Park fees apply)
Where: Any 7-11 storeWhen: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PMWho: Anyone!How: Drop by!Cost: Free at participating stores
Where: Sylvan Way Library branchWhen: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PMWho: Kids in Elementary SchoolHow: Stop by!Cost: Free!
Where: The Island School, 8553 NE Day Road, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110When: 7:30 PM - 8:30 PMWho: Anyone!How: Come by!Cost: FREE
Where: Naval Undersea Museum auditorium, 1 Garnett Way, KeyportWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMWho: Anyone!How: Starts at 10!Cost: Free!For more info: For more information, visit the Navy Band Northwest website at http://www.cnic.navy.mil/cnrnw/about/navyband/index.htm or our facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/NavyBandNorthwest.
Where: Next to Mike’s 4 Star BBQ and Gamble Bay Coffee.When: 5:00 PM (until Dusk)Who: Everyone!How: Drop by!Cost: Free!
When: 3:00 PM - 6:30 PMWho: Anyone!How: You must have a proper filter to protect your eyes. We will also have “eclipse shades” available, for a $5.00 donation to our sundial project, and a model of the proposed sundial on display in the park.Cost: $5 suggested donation for eclipse shades
Where: Bainbridge Island FC offers an in-house program and travel program. Our in-house Academy program is held on Bainbridge, while older recreational teams play on on Bainbridge and Kitsap County.When: Through July 14Who: Training and games take place on Bainbridge for children 5 - 10 years.Cost: $85 - $160 per player.
Financial Assistance Program Available
Where: Port Orchard libraryWhen: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PMWho: School age childrenHow: stop by!Cost: Free!For more info: www.krl.org
Where: Bremerton YMCA, 60 Magnuson Way, BremertonWhen: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: Anyone!How: Stop by!Cost: Free!
Where: Barnes and Noble, Kitsap MallWhen: 7:00 PMWho: Kids!How: Get there at 7!Cost: Free!
Where: Liberty Bay Books, 18881 D. Front St., PoulsboWhen: 10:30 AMWho: Everyone!How: Arrive at 10:30Cost: Free
Where: 817 Pacific Ave in Downtown BremertonWhen: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Showtimes at 5, 6, and 7)Who: Anyone ages 6+How: Buy tickets at the door, or call ahead (360.362.7049).Cost: $5 per person
Where: Barnes and Noble, SilverdaleWhen: 11:00 AMWho: Kids and Families!How: Get there at 11!Cost: FREE!
Where: Bremerton YMCA, 60 Magnuson WayWhen: 8:30 PM - 11:00 PMWho: For teens, ages 13-19How: Stop in at 8:30!Cost: There is no cost for Y members and non-members pay only $6 per person.For more info: http://bremertonymca.org/
Where: Haselwood YMCA, 3909 NW Randall Way, SilverdaleWhen: 9:00 PM - 11:30 PMWho: High school aged students!How: Get there at 9! Waivers available hereCost: Free for all high school students grades 9-12 - members and non-members!
Where: Port Orchard LibraryWhen: 7:00 PMWho: Ages 13-19How: Stop by!Cost: Free!
Where: Sylvan Way LibraryWhen: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PMWho: Ages 13-19!How: Stop by!Cost: Free!
When: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AMWho: All ages.How: Get there at 9! Dress to explore.Cost: Free!For more info: Visit our website www.greatpeninsula.org
Where: Port Orchard Waterfront! Check the schedule here.
If you don’t have time to come down on Saturday, the mystery will start again Sunday morning with your opportunity to gather clues and solve the mystery from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The mystery ends at 1:30pm with the reveal of ‘who dunn it’.When: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMWho: Great for families!How: Foot-ferry service between Bremerton and Port Orchard will be available for those without boats!
Come for the weekend and have a blast solving the mystery! Be sure to come in your best pirate costume! We hope to see you there!Cost: Varies! Lots of free or inexpensive things to do, though!
Where: IslandWood, 4450 Blakely Ave. NE, BainbridgeWhen: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: Anyone!How: Register HERECost: FREE
Where: North Kitsap Auditorium, 1881 NE Hostmark St., PoulsboWhen: See dates and times aboveWho: Everyone!How: Advance tickets are available online at www.kcmt.org/tickets or from cast members.Cost: Advance tickets are $12; $9 for students, military, and seniors. At the door, tickets are $17 for general admission reserved seats, and $14 for student and senior reserved seats and all festival seats.For more info: www.kcmt.org
Where: Bremerton and Port Orchard Waterfronts! Check the schedule here.When: Saturday and Sunday!Who: Great for families!How: Foot-ferry service between Bremerton and Port Orchard will be available for those without boats!Cost: Varies! Lots of free or inexpensive things to do, though!
Where: Skansie Brothers Park, 3207 Harborview Drive, Gig HarborWhen: 10:00 AM (check in starts at 8:30. Maps handed out at 9:30)Who: Anyone!How: Pre-registration recommended.Cost: FREE!
Where: Port Orchard Waterfront Marina ParkWhen: 1:00 PM (Registration at 1; Calling at 2pm)Who: Everyone!How: Stop by!Cost: Free!
Where: CRISTA Camps Island Lake, 12500 Camp Court, POULSBOWhen: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PMWho: Military and their familiesHow: Drop by! There will be sign ups available for moto-x, paintball, and the ropes course. Just show up at Island Lake on Monday the 27th - 11am-7pm. Waivers and valid military ID needed.Cost: FREE!
Play Dress Up with Macaroni Kid on May 23!
To learn more about the boutique and their party room come join Macaroni Kid & The Perfect Place for an Open House on Wednesday May 23rd from 10AM -12PM. We’ll have snacks, crafts, henna and glitter (small fee) by Red Sprial Henna, photographs by Happy Monday Photography & dress up fun!
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