Newport Parks and Recreation
Athletics Summer Camp Schedule
Registration now for four amazing summer camps being offered by Newport’s Parks and Recreation Department. The camps include basketball, surfing and stand up paddle boarding, tennis and wilderness survival. These are can’t miss activities for the kids this summer!
Newport Basketball Camp will teach players the fundamentals skills of shooting, ball handling, defense and coordination and more through various drills and game situations. The camp will be held August 11-15 at the Recreation Center. Ages 5-10 will be from 9:00am-11:30am for $30 per child. Ages 11-14 will be from 2:30pm-5:00pm for $40 per child.
Our new Surf & Stand Up Paddleboard Camp will be a two day camp focusing on paddleboard skills on the first day and surf skills the second. Paddleboard instructing will take place at the Newport Reservoir and surfing will be done at Agate Beach. Both days will run from 2:00pm-5:00pm for a fee of $135 a youth. That price includes rental of a wetsuit, boots, surfboard, paddleboard, paddle, lifejacket and instruction for both days. Camp dates start in July and run to mid-August.
The 2014 Tennis Camp will be taught this year by an amazing instructor from the Corvallis area who has over 15 years’ experience playing and coaching tennis. The camp is designed to teach beginner and intermediate level participants on stroke development, conditioning, footwork and competitive play. Camps for ages 5-8 and 9-13 will be held July 14-18 and August 11-15 for $40 per child. Ages 14-18 will also be able to attend camp on July 21-25 for $40. All camps will be held on the tennis courts located at Frank Wade Park. Please check with the Recreation Center for each age group’s camp times.
Our very popular Survival Camp is returning for its second summer. The camp will teach kids basic skills to thrive in a possible survival situation in the wilderness. The camp will provide kids with projects to take home and share with the entire family. Activities will include shelter building, fire building, map and compass skills, and much more. The camp will be held July 28-August 1, 9:00am-4:00pm, at Big Creek Park. Registration is $282 for the week for ages 8-14.
Please contact the Recreation Center at 541-265-7783 or visit www.neportoregon.gov for more camp details and registration deadlines. The Recreation Center is located at 225 S.E. Avery Street.