Camps

Counselor and camper eating ice cream
Willamalane has sports camps, nature camps, climbing camps, dance camps and many more camps sure to ignite creativity and a sense of adventure!  This information is for preview only. Open registration begins March 29.

Willamalane Summer Day Camps

Explorers Camp
Ages 6-7 • Nine single-week sessions spanning June 26-Aug. 25 • Weekly rate $154 ID/$184 OD
This is a unique experience for kids who have just finished kindergarten or first grade. Weeks are filled with active play, games, crafts swimming and more.

Sports of All Sorts
Ages 7-11 • Nine single-week sessions spanning June 26-Aug. 25 • Weekly rate $154 ID/$184 OD
If you can kick it, throw it, toss it, catch it, bounce it, juggle it  … we’ve got it! This developmental camp combines introductory sport instruction with activities such as roller skating, swimming and indoor climbing. The emphasis is on fun as campers are encouraged to try new sports and build skills in a noncompetitive environment. This camp is perfect for kids who enjoy lots of physical activity. Each week features swimming and visits to local parks.

Dorris Ranch Discovery Camp
Ages 7-11 • Nine single-week sessions spanning June 26-Aug. 25 • Weekly rate $154 ID/$184 OD
With almost 300 acres of orchards, meadows and woods to explore, this camp is perfect for kids who love the outdoors! Hike, sing, laugh and get dirty in nature’s backyard. Special guests, swimming and trips to local parks round out the days.

Camp Two50
Ages 11-13 • Nine single-week sessions spanning June 26-Aug. 25 • Weekly rate $155 ID/$185 OD
Camp Two50 is on the road all summer checking out the best lakes, hiking trails and amusement activities within 80 miles of Springfield. Spend time learning about conservation, performing science- and math-based projects, and complete two hours of community service each week. Enjoy tons of fun summer activities packed into one amazing camp!

Camp Kaboom
Ages 7-11 • Nine single-week sessions spanning June 26-Aug. 25 • Weekly rate $154 ID/$184 OD
Have a BLAST at KABOOM! This camp has it all, from field trips and swimming to active games and arts and crafts. Campers will use their imagination, grow new friendships and discover new talents and interests through a variety of activities led by caring, experienced staff. Available in two locations.

 

Summer Day Camp Handbook 2016

Please note that the handbook is subject to change for the Summer 2017 season.

New Refund Policy – effective summer 2016
To receive a refund or credit for withdrawing from a camp, make your request at Willamalane Center front desk or call 541-736-4544.

  • Requests received more than 14 calendar days prior to the start of camp will receive a 100% refund or credit.
  • Requests received between 5-14 calendar days prior to the start of camp will receive a 50% refund or credit.
  • No refunds or credits will be granted within 5 days of the start of camp.

Willamalane Summer Specialty Camps

Dorris Ranch Adventure Camps
Grades 3-5

  • Little House on the Prairie Adventure Camp: Ever wonder what it was like to travel back in time and live like Laura Ingalls Wilder and her family in the “Little House” books? In this camp we will explore crafts, chores, games and readings from each of the eight books in the series. July 17-20 • $90 ID/$108 OD
  • Superhero Science Day Camp: Grab your cape and join us for a week of activities and experiments with a real “mad scientist” and his trusty sidekick! Kids will create and cultivate their own superhero persona. Aug. 14-17 • $109 ID/$126 OD
  • Outdoor Odyssey Camp: Expect a week of high adventure. From the beaches of the coast to mountain waterfalls, each day brings a new adventure in a new location. The majority of the camp will be spent being active in the outdoors. Aug. 28-Sept. 1 • $209 ID/$239 OD

Climbing Camps
Ages 5-11 • $65 ID/$78 OD

  • Summer Climbing Camp: In this three-day camp, staff and volunteers teach kids the basics of climbing (and slacklining!) in a fun, safe environment. Three sessions: June 27-29, July 25-27, Aug. 22-24.
  • ROCKreation Camp: This four-day morning camp will have your kids climbing the wall! Staff and volunteers teach kids the basics of climbing (and slacklining!) and lead team games and sports in a fun, safe environment. Two sessions: July 10-13 and Aug. 7-10.

Skyhawks Sports Academy Camps

Multi-sport Camp (Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football)
Ages 4-7 ($119) and 6-12 ($159) • June 26-30
Skyhawks multi-sport programs are tailored to your child’s age and skill level while teaching life lessons such as respect and teamwork.

Basketball Camp
Ages 4-7 ($119) and 7-12 ($159) • July 10-14
This fun, skill-intensive program is designed for beginning to intermediate athletes. An active week of passing, shooting, dribbling and rebounding makes this one of our most popular programs.

Volleyball Camp
Ages 7-14 • July 24-28 • $119
All aspects of volleyball are taught through drills and exercises that focus on passing, setting, hitting and serving. This program is designed for the beginning and intermediate player.

Flag Football Camp
Ages 6-12 • Aug. 7-11 • $159
Boys and girls learn skills on both sides of the football, including the core components of passing, catching and defense — all in a fun and positive environment. The week ends with the Skyhawks Super Bowl.

Soccer Camp
Ages 4-7 ($119) and 6-12 ($159) • Aug. 14-18
Skyhawks is the nation’s No. 1 camp for learning the fundamentals of soccer. Using our progressive curriculum, boys and girls will gain the technical skills and knowledge of the sport required for that next step into soccer.

Community Camps

These camps are listed as a courtesy to outside organizations. Please contact the sponsors for more information.

  • Thurston Eighth Grade Spring Football Camp
  • Thurston Colts Spring Football Camp
  • Thurston Colts Youth Soccer Camp
  • TetraBrazil Soccer Academy
  • Thurston Colts Summer Youth Football Camp
  • Thurston Colts Summer Football Camps
  • Thurston Colts Summer Volleyball Camp
  • Thurston Colts Summer Youth Volleyball Camp
  • Thurston Colts Soccer Conditioning Camp
  • Thurston Colts Boys High School Soccer Camp
  • TRBO Summer Breakfast Club
  • Springfield Millers Summer Volleyball Camp
  • Springfield Millers Boys Basketball Camp
  • Springfield Millers Girls Basketball Camp
  • Springfield Millers Boys Soccer Camp
  • Springfield Millers Summer Football Camp