Summer Camp Update

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 It's official... we will be hosting summer camps this year! Staff has been working hard to develop a safe and fun summer for your kiddos. We are very excited to share all of the details, please read on to get the inside scoop on Oro Valley camps this summer! 

 All participants will be required to observe and follow the Town's COVID related guidelines at each facility. This will be described in the program description listed on PlayOV.com for each respective facility. 

Visit PlayOV.com for more details and to register. Registration open dates are listed below and vary depending on the camp. 

 

Camp Swim Play Fun (SPF) at the Community Center (80 max participants)
Location: Community & Recreation Center – Indoor/Outdoor
Ages: 6 – 12 
Camp Dates:
6/1 – 7/30 (Monday - Friday)
Hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.         
Extended Care: Before (7 – 9  a.m.) & After (4 – 6 p.m.) care offered for additional fee
Fee: Weekly fee of $150 per participant. $20 additional fee for before care. $20 additional fee for after care.
Registration: 4/26 – Early registration 10% discount | 5/3 – Standard registration begins
Details: Camp SPF is an active camp for energetic youth. If you remember the best parts of being a kid as the games you played in PE or the back-yard games you created with friends, this is the place for your children to be. Participants will swim, hit golf and tennis balls, play games, create arts and crafts, and enjoy fun with our creative staff. Morning and afternoon snacks will be provided; children must bring a sack lunch. Space is limited and registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

I Can Too! Camp at the Community Center (10 max participants)
Location: Community & Recreation Center – Indoor/Outdoor
Ages: 6 – 12 
Dates:
6/8 – 7/30 (Monday - Friday)
Hours: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.      
Fee: Weekly fee of $150 per participant.
Registration: 4/26 – Early registration 10% discount | 5/3 – Standard registration begins
Details:I Can Too! is an Oro Valley Parks and Recreation program for young people with disabilities. With activity modifications and greater staff-to-youth ratios, participants will have the opportunity to play alongside their non-disabled peers. Games, sports, activities, crafts and more await you at the Oro Valley Community Center. Morning and afternoon snacks will be provided; children must bring a sack lunch. Space is limited and registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Other important information:

  • No extended care option available.
  • Camp is geared toward those with intellectual disabilities (Down syndrome, Asperger’s, Autism, learning delays).
  • Aides are welcome to be present if requested.
  • Programs do not accept DDD (Division of Developmental Disabilities) respite care funding, and the DDD does not reimburse for services.
  • Staff contact parents one week prior to camp or when roster is full to address any questions or requirements.

 

STEAM Camp at Steam Pump Ranch (40 max participants)
Location: Steam Pump Ranch – Outdoor
Ages: 6 – 12
Dates: 6/1 – 7/30 (Monday - Friday)
Hours: 7 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.       
Fee: Weekly fee of $60 per participant.
Registration: 4/26 – Early registration 10% discount | 5/3 – Standard registration begins
Details: This award winning, fun and educational program will use STEAM and the great outdoors to teach students about: living hundreds of years ago; science and geology of the Sonoran Desert; technology and how it helped people survive and advance; food, shelter and clothing, arts and culture throughout time and history. This program fills quickly, as attendance is limited to 40. Reserve your space early! This is an outdoor camp with a water play, shade trees, a shady ramada and an indoor space as needed to keep kids cool in the summer heat. Please have your child bring a sack lunch, a snack will be provided. 

 

Fun, Fins, & Fantastic Games (27 max participants)
Location: Oro Valley Aquatic Center – Outdoor
Ages: 6 – 12
Dates: 5/24 – 7/23 (Monday - Friday)
Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.          
Extended Care: Before (7 – 9 am) & After (4 – 6 pm) care offered for additional fee
Fee: Weekly fee of $120 per participant. Before and after care offered at the Community and Recreation Center with transportation provided by the Town’s Sun Shuttle bus. $40 additional fee for before care, $40 additional fee for after care.
Registration: 5/3 – Standard registration begins
Details: This weekly program will include swim lesson, park play, crafts and music fun. It's a high energy program that encourages leadership, creativity basic swimming skills in a safe and fun environment! A snack per day will be provided. Campers must bring sunscreen, a water bottle and sack lunch. Morning and afternoon extended care are available at the Oro Valley Community Center via Sun Shuttle Dial-A-Ride.

 

Crazy for Horses Kids Camp
Location: Rolling Hills Riding Academy 9015 Camino de Anza – Outdoor
Ages: 6 – 12
Dates: 6/21-6/25 (Monday - Friday)
Hours: 7 a.m. - 10 a.m.          
Fee: $300
Registration: 5/3 – Standard registration begins
Details: Children spend time on horseback and will ride both Western and English styles. They will learn about horse behavior, language, interpreting what the horse is thinking, horse care and grooming, anatomy of the horse and colors and breeds of horses. They will do crafts, go on trail rides and play games on horseback. Emphasis is placed on the relationship with the horse and safety. There are helmets and boots to loan students that do not have their own. Instructors emphasize safety and are well trained in their discipline of riding. (classes are small and COVID safe)

Registration Link: Click here


TGA Premier Sports Camp

Location: Riverfront Park, 551 W Lambert Lane
Ages: Sports: 5-14 | Cheer: 6-12
Dates: June 1 - July 30
Hours: 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Fee: $135
Registration: 5/3 – Standard registration begins

Details: Join TGA Camp this summer as we have partnered with Oro Valley Parks Department to offer 3 fun, active weekly camps.  Our camps maximizes fun by including instruction, games, and exciting activities to help not only beginning students but those with experience as well.  All camps focus on skill development in a friendly, safe, positive environment.  We are sensitive to the summer heat and encourage water and shade breaks.   All coaches are screened, trained, and have completed a full background check. 

Cheer Camp:  Kids ages 6-12 are invited to join our Cheer coaches for 5 consecutive days of cheer, dance, choreography and fun with friends.  Students will prepare throughout the week for a Friday performance for parents at 10:45am.  

Flag Football Camp:  Kids ages 5-14 will enjoy our fast paced flag football camps.  Players will improve their throwing and catching skills, learn receiving routs, and the basics of offense and defense.  A Friday scrimmage is planned each week. 

Floor Hockey Camp:  Kids ages 5-14 will quickly enjoy the fast pace of floor hockey.  All camp participants will learn the importance of team work, passing, receiving and blocking.  Safety is always important and kids are coached to keep two hands on the stick and to not use slap shots.   It’s fast and fun.