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Posted on: March 20, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Summer Camp Enrollment Opens Wednesday, April 5th

Adventure Camp participants sit on a log

Open enrollment for the summer camp season will begin Wednesday, April 5 at 9 a.m.

Nine weeks of camps are offered for youth ages 4-12 and Leader-In-Training for youth ages 13-17. Camps run Monday-Friday starting June 19 and ending August 18 with no camp on Tuesday, July 4. A variety of camps are offered at locations throughout Arcata.

There are full day as well as half day camp options available. Camp Combos provide options to combine a half day morning camp with a half day afternoon camp to create a full day of camp.

Extended Care is offered at no extra charge. There is early drop off at 8 a.m. for morning and full day camps and late pick up at 5:30 p.m. for afternoon and full day camps.

This summer’s camps include:

Adventure Camp – (Ages 9-12) Adventure Camp is located at the Arcata Challenge Course in Redwood Park, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Arcata Day Camp – (Ages 5-9) Arcata Day Camp is located at the Laurel Tree Campus in Valley West, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Young Explorers and Marsh Explorers Science Camps – (Ages 4-6 and 7-9) Science Camp is located at the Arcata Marsh, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Young Creators Art Camp and Art Camp – (Ages 4-6 and 7-12) Art Camp is located at the Arcata Community Center, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Pee Wee Sports Camp and Teamwork Exercise Attitude and Mindfulness (T.E.A.M.) Camp – (Ages 4-6 and 7-9) Sports Camp is located at the Arcata Community Center, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Skate Camp – (Ages 6-12) Skate Camp is located at the Arcata Skate Park, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Leader-In-Training Program – (Ages 13-17) L.I.T. participants can choose to assist at any of the Arcata Recreation camps. Full day and half day options are available.

Camp prices are $170 per week for full day camps and Camp Combos and $120 per week for half day camps. L.I.T. rate is $20 per week or $100 for 5 or more weeks. There is an additional $12.50 non-resident fee per activity. Scholarships are available for income-qualifying households.

For more information, please visit or call (707) 822-7091.

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