Summer Camps

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Registration begins Tuesday, March 12, 2019.


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Camp Amp band performing on stage.    
Hillsboro Arts Summer Camp students performing a musical on stage.

Aquatic Camps


Camp Amp


Hillsboro Arts Summer

Practice your strokes and have a great time in Aquatic Camps! Learn water sports and activities, play water games, learn first aid and water rescue skills and more!
  Have you ever dreamed of performing in a Rock band? Then this camp is for you! Camp Amp is a Rock music camp offering majors in guitar, bass, drums, vocals and concert production. At the end of camp bands will perform in front of screaming fans!
  Hillsboro Arts Summer (HAS) is a performing and visual arts camp. There are seven majors to choose from and many additional electives are offered. At the end of camp, students will perform a theater, dance and musical production and display artwork created during camp.
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Jackson Bottom Nature Camps

  Sizzling Summer Day Camp  

Sports Camps

Discover nature in all its glory at Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve Nature Camps. Kids from age four to 13 learn about critters and their habitats, nature and the wetlands while having a great time. Build forts, paddle a canoe and much more!
  Seven weeks full of fun for kids from 1st - 6th grades in Sizzling Summer Day Camps. Three field trips per week along with days jam-packed with games, sports, and arts and crafts. Explore nature, visit parks, and discover your inner athlete at sites around Hillsboro.
  Learn basic skills, teamwork and sportsmanship through games, instructional drills and game-like scrimmages. Sports Camps include baseball, basketball, flag football, soccer, Portland Timbers Soccer and Lacrosse.
Photo of small boy playing in finger paints.   Photo of young girl sitting at computer in a technology camp.
  Photo of children in The Outpost holding onto a round tarp tossing small plastic balls in the air.

Summer Fun Days

  Technology Camps
  The Outpost
Children participate in many fun activities in Summer Fun Days,  including games, crafts, water activities and special events related to the weekly theme.
  Camps blend technology learning with fun summer camp activities to create a well-rounded summer camp experience. Camps include Mad Science, Lego Engineering and Youth Tech, Inc.
  The Outpost is an annual free lunch and activities program At Shute Park and Shadywood Park is wildly popular for those 1 - 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.
Photo of two boys drawing.   Photo of two boys riding ski lift at the Zone Adventure Camp.    

Walters Creative Arts Camps


Zone Adventure Day Camp

Have a creative summer! The Walters Cultural Arts Center Arts Camps 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!
  Choose your adventure at the Zone Adventure Day Camp! Every week brings a new set of adventures for kids from 6th - 9th grades. Adventures include ropes courses, white water rafting, visits to mountains, water parks, beaches and much more!

Register for a Hillsboro Parks & Recreation camp and a summer you'll never forget!
View our Summer Camp Guide. Register beginning March 12.
Check out the Activities Guide for more classes and activities.

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