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Battlebots Camp


Member $100 | Non-member $148
6-10
9am–1pm (AM)
  • Dec 27–30
  •   AM

Kids will build robots, motorized cars, hydraulic lifts, and more, all with mini motors and battery packs. At the end of the camp, kids will get the opportunity to battle their creations.  For more information, please contact: Downtown Boise Youth Coordinator – 208 344 5502 ext 263 This program is proudly funded by:

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Coding Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185
8-12
1–5pm (PM)
  • Jan 3–7
  •   PM

Campers will learn the fundamentals of computer science in the Python programming language—one of the most accessible and popular languages in both industry and research (even NASA uses it!). Kids will learn to code by making music using a program developed by Georgia Tech called EarSketch. At the end of the week, parents are invited

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CSI Mystery Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185
6-10
1–5pm (PM)
  • Jan 3–7
  •   PM

A “who-done-it” mystery camp that will challenge and excite even the most curious of kids. Campers will have an opportunity to solve various mysteries each day and use their deductive and inductive reasoning skills to complete challenges! For more information, please contact: Downtown Boise Youth Coordinator – 208 344 5502 ext 263

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DIY Camp


Member $100 | Non-member $148
6-12
1–5pm (PM)
  • Dec 27–30
  •   PM

Campers will have fun creating and completing projects using unique materials from around the house and found in nature. For more information, please contact: Downtown Boise Youth Coordinator – 208 344 5502 ext 263

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Edible Experiments


Member $75 | Non-member $100
6-10
1–5pm (PM)
  • Nov 22–24
  •   PM

Join this exciting camp that combines the culinary world with STEM experiments. Campers will be both chefs and scientists as they learn about chemical reactions and the forces of nature through cooking. Some of the projects will be edible (our favorite is dry ice cream), but not all. Kids will work on their very own

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Hands-On! STEM Camp

6-10
9am–1pm (AM) | 1–5pm (PM)
  • Nov 22–24
  •   AM
  • Dec 20–23
  •   PM

Hands-On! Stem Camp combines elements from robotics, civil engineering, drones, and rockets. This camp takes a kinesthetic approach to STEM, where campers will learn scientific concepts by creating and building. From drone flying to rocket fuel, the opportunities are endless.  For more information, please contact: Downtown Boise Youth Coordinator – 208 344 5502 ext 263

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Holiday Blitz Day Camp

6-12
9am–1pm (AM) | 9am–5pm (Full-Day) | 1–5pm (PM)
  • Nov 22–24
  •   AM, Full-Day, PM
  • Dec 20–23
  •   AM, Full-Day, PM
  • Dec 27–30
  •   AM, Full-Day, PM
  • Nov 22–24
  •   AM, Full-Day, PM
  • Dec 27–30
  •   AM, Full-Day, PM
  • Jan 3–7
  •   AM, Full-Day, PM
  • Dec 20–23
  •   AM, Full-Day, PM
  • Nov 22–24
  •   AM, Full-Day, PM
  • Dec 20–23
  •   AM, Full-Day, PM
  • Dec 27–30
  •   AM, Full-Day, PM

Explore a variety of exciting themes mixed with a little holiday fun. Rock climbing, swimming, playing games, and more, all a part of this awesome, fun-filled, action-packed camp. Required Items: water bottle, closed-toe shoes, snack, & lunch 3-day, 4-day, and 5-day options with both Full-Day and Half-Day sessions available. Click the register button for your facility

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Holiday Picasso Camp

4-6
10am–12pm (AM2)
  • Dec 27–30
  •   AM2
  • Nov 22–24
  •   AM2
  • Dec 20–23
  •   AM2

Explore different types of art and learn about the artists who created it. Campers will create their own holiday artwork that will be a sure hit at all family gatherings! For more information, please contact: Downtown Boise Youth Director – 208 344 5501 ext 222 Tomlinson South Meridian Youth Director – 208 377 9622 ext

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Holiday Recipes Camp

6-12
1–5pm (PM)
  • Nov 22–24
  •   PM
  • Dec 20–23
  •   PM

Come join us for the chance to bring about your culinary skills! Campers will learn basic knife handling skills while also whipping up favorite sides and desserts from the holiday season. With enough help, your camper may be able to impress the whole family with their newfound kitchen skills! For more information, please contact: Tomlinson

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Intro To Theatre Camp


Member $100 | Non-member $148
6-10
1–5pm (PM)
  • Dec 27–30
  •   PM

Does your child want to try acting, directing, and improv? Come to this camp and learn the basics of everything, from reading scripts to voice projections to set design. The kids will learn and practice comedic and dramatic skits and routines. At the end of the week, there will be a short performance for parents.

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Let’s Experiment STEM Camp

6-12
9am–1pm (AM)
  • Jan 3–7
  •   AM
  • Nov 22–24
  •   AM

This camp is all about experiments! Campers will get to experience the wacky and fun. We will experiment with slime, explosions, and so much more! For more information, please contact: Downtown Boise Youth Coordinator – 208 344 5502 ext 263 Tomlinson South Meridian Youth Director – 208 331 9622 ext 531

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Little Adventure Camp

4-6
10am–12pm (AM2)
  • Nov 22–24
  •   AM2

Join us for this super-silly camp adventure. Campers will have a blast swimming (depending on availability), climbing, bouncing, and making friends in this program. Camp includes arts and crafts and activities. For more information, please contact: Downtown Boise Youth Coordinator – 208 344 5502 ext 263

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