The warmer weather is just around the corner and it's time to start thinking about securing your spot at camp. Whether your kiddo is an athlete, a crafter, a nature nut, a chef, or a little bit of each, we have the lowdown on can’t miss fun. Check out our camp locations for summer themed curriculum:
Summer Break: June 5 - July 21
Registration Opens May 6 for residents and May 12 for non-residents!
Flexible summer options include your choice of all day, half day and specific weeks. Request for Accomodation
Chandler Community Center
125 E. Commonwealth Ave.
Camp Coordinator: Shawn Peoples, 480-782-2746
Kids will become junior Einsteins for the summer and embark on a series of adventures. Campers will have so much fun that they’ll forget they’re learning! Summer camp at the Chandler Community Center offers action-packed activities for ages 5-12 old with a STEM experience. Campers will put their hardhat on and become engineers for the week, as they learn about aerospace, mechanical, automotive, and structural engineering. Working in teams, they’ll complete construction missions using LEGO’s, assemble a rocket, build a robot, and so much more! Art projects, field trips, swimming and sporting games will round out each day in a fun and challenging way.
Environmental Education Center – Nature Camps
4050 E. Chandler Heights Rd.
Camp Coordinator: Dexter Belling, 480-782-2895
If your kiddos are looking for a traditional experience that includes hiking, exploring the great outdoors, and swimming, check out the Environmental Education Center’s Nature Camp. Programs are available to kids as young as 6 and up to 12 years old. When campers arrive at Veterans Oasis Park, they gather together for some morning games that include strategy and teamwork. After that, kids hike through the nature preserve, play games, make crafts, conduct experiments, eat lunch and snack and enjoy daily theme activities.
Snedigar Recreation Center
4500 S. Basha Rd.
Camp Coordinator: Teofilo Ruiz, 480-782-2641
For a fun-filled active summer camp experience, check out sports camp at the Snedigar Recreation Center. With a variety of daily activities such as soccer, swimming, dance, and yoga, your little athletes will get a taste of everything as they learn new sports skills. Campers ages 5-12 years old begin the day with a group assembly, stretching and warm-up activity, and a fitness focus of the day. Throughout the day, kiddos will participate in four sports, along with games, arts and crafts, and outdoor play.
Tumbleweed Recreation Center
745 E. Germann Rd.
Camp Coordinator: Susan Richardson, 480-782-2912
It’s ok to make a mess at Tumbleweed Recreation Center’s summer camp. There’s so much to offer at this creative space designed for artists to learn, collaborate and inspire. When you pick them up you’ll find that they spent a full day exploring art, being creative and playing and that they’re not ready to go home. Each day they explore the great outdoors and incorporate nature into their creations. Every week focuses on a different theme and includes games, swimming, sports and special field trips.
Camp Coordinator: Collette Prather, 480-782-2709
- Returning Campers: March 28 | 6-8 p.m.
- New Campers: April 4 | 6-8 p.m.
Camper Rally Night - June 1
Join Chandler's Therapeutic Recreation Program at Camp Challenge this summer for an exciting month jam-packed with daily adventures. Mark your calendars registration will open March 28 for returning campers and April 4 for new campers.