A Garden in the Siskiyous: Pacifica’s Summer Day Camps

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Give your kids a summer to remember! Community experts are teaching their skills and specialties to our youth! Join us for a wide range of exciting day camps at Pacifica, 2 miles from Hwy 238, near Williams, OR!

yoga studio at Pacifica

Yoga Camp ~ Playful Practice (Ages 6-12) June 26th-29th
Kids, summer and yoga, a great combination! This camp, taught by two local yoga instructors, is designed to provide kids with a fun, creative, and educational experience. Through a combination of yoga poses, games, themed craft projects and relaxation time kids will be able to strengthen their bodies, minds, and spirits. Yoga students will learn to work cooperatively as well as learn to care for and nurture themselves. This camp is sure to create lasting memories, new friendships, and a foundation for health and well-being.
Teachers: Clair Highfield RYT & Allee Gus RYT250

Classic Camp ~ A Variety of Fun (Ages 6-10) July 10th-13th
Summer days filled with arts and crafts, songs, outdoor games, nature activities and more! If you love to create, play, sing, explore and more than this is the perfect camp experience for you. Join us!
Teachers: Patty Goodin & Leah Markman

Summer Fun ~ Sewing Camp (Ages 8-14) July 17th-20th
Join us for 4 days of fun, learning how to sew. We will work on basic hand and machine sewing skills. There will a number of fun activities that will help you build on these skills. There will be time to play outside in the sun as well and focusing on fun crafts inside. We can’t wait to sew with you, be ready to learn and have a blast with us!
Teachers: Serene Dussell & Heidi Carlson

Theater Camp ~ Dramatic Adventures (Ages 8-18) July 24th-27th
Young actors of all skill levels are welcome, from novices to seasoned thespians alike. All you need is a little curiosity and a love for performing! Join local experts in discovering the wonderful world of the stage! We will focus on improvisation, theatre games, and group-building activities that help support building self-confidence and collaboration skills! Shane has over 20 years of experience working in theatre as a performer, director and producer.
Teachers: Shane Skinner & Madeline DeCourcey

Rock Band Camp~ Jammin’ (Ages 8-14) July 31st-August 3rd
Let’s get rocking. Rock band camp is back. Students will learn the mechanics of song writing, live stage performance, and production. Our goal is to write at least one original piece and perform it at the end of camp! The class focuses on creativity throughout its processes. Brian Risling is a professional musician with extensive stage experience and a professional educator. He is licensed to teach and has been a teacher since 1992. Frankie Hernandez is a professional musician of various instruments. Also, we will view Pacifica’s recording studio, originally built by Steve Miller, and record a track there with Grammy-award-winning engineer Dennis Dragon.
Teachers: Brian Risling & Frankie Hernandez

Art Camp ~ Passion for Paint (Ages 8-18) August 7th-10th
Come explore yourself and the world around you through the medium of paint. Learn the art principles of color, contrast, mark making, layering, and incorporating “self,” while being inspired by the beauty of nature. We will experience different paint mediums while engaging in the dance of creation. Set your imagination free as you play with paint, creating original drawings, paintings, and creations to take home.
Teachers: Mary Collins & Shauna Sorce

Creativity Camp ~ Makin’ Magic (Ages 6-14) August 14th-17th
Bring your playful spirit for a fun week of creating from scratch. We will use a variety of materials, including recycled items to make original creations. The possibilities are endless, as we use our imagination, the inspiration of nature, and the support of each other to produce daily creations to keep for ourselves or share with others.
Teachers: Patty Goodin & Mary Collins

Camp Botanica~ Plant Fairies of Pacifica (Ages 5-9) August 21st – 24th
Join Ms. Dandelion for a week of exploring plants from a fairy’s perspective. If you were a fairy, how would you use a mullein leaf? If you were an elf, what plants would you use as medicine for a bee sting? Plant related stories, songs, games and creative projects will weave together our playful week.
Teachers: Lauren Kemple & Alexa Trost

Connecting with Nature Camp~ Ancestral Awareness (Ages 6-12) August 28th- 31st
Connect with your inner Wild Child and learn to walk in balance and harmony with the living world. We will get in touch with nature through exploring the ponds, creek, and wild areas of Pacifica. Campers will have the opportunity to experience life like our ancestors did by learning and practicing a variety of primitive and survival skills. This camp incorporates storytelling, art, games, and sensory awareness activities with ecology, stewardship, and wilderness skills.
Teachers: Shauna Sorce & Vanessa Martinez