Day camps around the Greater Portland–Vancouver metro area
Day camps offer students a chance to expand their horizons, meet new friends and try fun activities.
There are a number of day camp options in the Portland–Vancouver metro area.
Register for summer day camps at the Jim Parsley Community Center.
Clark College also is offering youth camps during the summer focused on science, technology, engineering and math; cooking; art; and soccer.
Through the Foundation for VPS, the Jewish Business Network is supporting summer camps with scholarship vouchers to attend Boys and Girls summer programs or a camp offered at the Jim Parsley Community Center. Students 14 years of age or younger may apply.
On June 10, the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site will host free National Get Outdoors Day and Brigade Encampment events.
Library rewards summer reading
Sign up for the summer reading program in the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District. The library also offers activities and special events.
Little kids, children, teens and adults can earn rewards while keeping their reading skills sharp with the free program.
Water Resources Center
The center offers several free educational activities, including Second Saturdays, Reading in the Wild and Science in the Park.
Intake center at Fort Vancouver High School
All new Vancouver Public Schools students who are learning English as a second language may register for school at the intake center at Fort Vancouver High School, 5700 E. 18th St.
The center will be open on the following dates:
- Aug. 14 and 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Aug. 16 and 17 from 12 noon to 6 p.m.
- Aug. 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Aug. 21 and 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Aug. 24 from 12 noon to 6 p.m.
Interpreters will be available to help complete paperwork. Bring proof of immunization, proof of each child’s date of birth, proof of current address and emergency contact numbers and public assistance case number (if applicable).
Get on track to graduation. Vancouver Public Schools offers online credit-recovery courses. This option is only for students who attempted the course during the school year and failed. This summer program will be offered July 10-28 at Skyview High School, 1300 NW 139th St. Enrollment is now open.