Winter day camps offer fun for children; support for working parents

Vancouver Parks and Recreation offers a winter day camp at each of the city’s two community centers

VANCOUVER — Winter break is even more exciting with day camps from Vancouver Parks and Recreation. Winter camps are open to children ages 6-10 and run from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Camps are $36 per day for City residents and $41 for non-residents. Learn more at www.cityofvancouver.us/camps.

The Adventures Youth Day Camp will be held at the Marshall Community Center on Dec. 26-30 and Jan. 2-3. Photo courtesy of Vancouver Parks and Recreation
The Adventures Youth Day Camp will be held at the Marshall Community Center on Dec. 26-30 and Jan. 2-3. Photo courtesy of Vancouver Parks and Recreation

Vancouver Parks and Recreation offers a winter day camp at each of the city’s two community centers. Both camps provide structured activities from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., including games, crafts, swimming and field trips. Drop off starts at 7:30 a.m. with pick up by 5:30 p.m. There is no deadline for registration, but availability is on a first come, first served basis.

Adventures Youth Day Camp

Marshall Community Center, 1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd.

Dec. 26-30, 2019 and  Jan. 2-3, 2020

Register online or call (360) 487-7100.

SPARK Youth Day Camp

Firstenburg Community Center, 700 N.E. 136th Ave.

Dec. 26-31, 2019 and Jan. 2-3, 2020

Register online or call (360) 487-7001.

Recreation scholarships are available to qualifying families who live in Clark County. Scholarship funds may be used to register for winter day camps. Scholarship applications may take up to one week to process, so applicants should plan accordingly. Learn more about scholarship guidelines at www.cityofvancouver.us/scholarship or by calling Firstenburg Community Center (360-487-7001) or Marshall Community Center (360-487-7100). 

Children with special needs are welcome to participate in Vancouver Parks and Recreation camps. Parents or caregivers must notify staff at (360) 487-7057 or inclusion.services@cityofvancouver.us at least 15 days prior to their first day of camp to make arrangements for proper inclusion support services.

Information provided by city of Vancouver.

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