IV/CB’s Summer Camp Roundup
April 17, 2023 | Kayla Anderson
It’s officially summer camp sign-up season! Here are some local summer camps to keep an eye on designed to engage, inspire, entertain, and educate your young ones while they’re out of school! Be sure to bookmark this page so you can visit it again, as we will update this page with updated details.
The Incline Village General Improvement District’s recreation venues offer all kinds of fun entertainment for kids and teens, ranging from multi-day golf, tennis, basketball, and volleyball camps to skateboard, paddle, lifeguard, and leadership camps. Summer camp season at IVGID basically kicks off in the final weeks of June and many of the sessions run through August. There are different camps for different age groups appealing to kids and teenagers 5-19 years old.
Registration for IVGID’s summer youth camps is now open, and they fill up quickly! Visit https://www.yourtahoeplace.com/recreation/youth-camps for details.
Washoe County Library System- Incline Village
The Incline Village Library kicks off summer with its first ever Block Party and Summer Reading program on June 3rd. From 11am-2pm, sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge and claim a free book, play some cornhole, and enjoy hamburgers, hotdogs, and more with your friends, fellow librarians, and neighbors. In early June, Teen Movie Nights will also start to be held at the library every other Tuesday (June 6, June 20, July 11, and July 25) where they can watch a blockbuster movie at the library while snacking on free popcorn at 4pm. Be sure to check out the IVCBA Community Event Calendar for upcoming library events.
On June 20-22nd, kids can participate in the All Together Now Summer Cooking Camp. In this multi-day camp, kids ages 10 and up will learn how to follow a recipe, measuring out ingredients, basic knife skills, kitchen and food safety, and basic cooking techniques to create healthy and delicious meals. The All Together Now Summer Cooking Camp takes place from 1pm-2:30pm all three days; registration for this camp opens on Tuesday, May 23rd.
Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe (BGCNLT)
The Boys & Girls Club runs several daily and multi-day specialty camps at its locations throughout North Lake Tahoe, as well as manages the Duffield Youth Program summer camp in Incline Village that runs for seven weeks in the summer. It usually starts at the end of June or a week or two after school gets out. Get all the details here >
Tahoe Family Solutions Camp Explore
Tahoe Family Solutions also holds Camp Explore summer sessions for five weeks starting at the end of June and running through the beginning of August. In these 5-day/4-night camps, participants go out into the wilderness and learn valuable life skills. TFS admits kids in the 3rd-8th grade and 30 participants are accepted each week. Since these camps are free, they fill up extremely fast. Registration opens in late April or early May.
Lake Tahoe School Summer Camps
Lake Tahoe School offers a whole slew of summer camps that run June 19th through August. In Fairy Fest Camp, kids hear stories and make fairy-related crafts in the woods while the older kids in grades 4-6 make bath soaps and essential oils using natural materials that they can then take home to their families. Storybook and Bobcat Adventure camps incorporate all sorts of activities that are so much fun that the kids won’t even realize that they’re learning.
For the more active students, the Nike girls volleyball camp for ages 10-18 to be held June 26-29 help athletes practice skills and fundamentals allowing them to reach their full potential on the court, and the Nike Basketball Camp held July 10-13th is for both girls and boys where they will practice their footwork, shooting, defense, and offense skills. Tennis and sports camps held June 19-23 and August 7-11th are taught by Incline favorite LTS teachers and coaches Mr. Kris and Mr. Jon and attendees play soccer, lacrosse, basketball, capture the flag, tennis, and more.
Lake Tahoe School Summer Camp Details >
Last month, Tahoe Tutoring (located on Southwood Boulevard in Incline Village) launched a survey asking parents with kids in grades K-5 what they’d like to see in its summer academic camps. You can take the survey here! Its summer program usually launches at the end of June and are held for the following eight weeks.
North Tahoe Arts
North Tahoe Arts, Kids Art Camp, is a summer day camp for kids ages 5-12, designed to expose campers to a variety of styles of art and different mediums. They lead hands-on fun in a supportive environment where campers get creative alongside their peers, lead by experienced, kind, and warm staff of art teachers. Campers will explore all kinds of art making, including ceramics, drawing and painting, sculpture, collage, and more!
North Tahoe Kids Art Camp Details >
Tahoe Trail Blazers Summer Camp
Saturdays in Tahoe are made for adventure! We will meet at a trailhead each Saturday and
have an awesome day filled with wonder and adventure. With the Lake Tahoe Basin as our
classroom, we will learn and grow together. All classes will help us learn in some way, how to
care for ourselves, our friends, and our environment. Ages 2-9, Saturday 9 am – 4:30 pm.
Tahoe Trail Blazers’ Saturday camps include snacks and enrichment classes such as yoga, tai chi, and local flora/fauna specialists.
Tahoe Trail Blazers Camp Details >
Tahoe Tutoring Summer Camp
Help prevent the summer slide by enrolling your children in our unique camps geared towards keeping their academic skills sharp while having fun.
Tahoe Tutoring Summer Camp Details >
Cornerstone Church Summer Camps
Cornerstone Church is offering 2 exciting a fun summer camp this year!
Ambassadors Soccer Camp is back! Cornerstone Community Church is excited to partner with Ambassadors once again to bring this wholesome and unique camp to our community in Incline Village. International coaches will travel to Incline Village to bring a camp that will sharpen your soccer skills, promote good character, deepen your knowledge of the gospel, and spark new friendships.
Vacation Bible School is also back! Cornerstone Kids and Village Christian Church are bringing you 4 days of summer FUN solving the mysteries of the parables told in the Bible. Get ready to put your detective badges on and find clues as we play epic games, create beautiful art, munch on snacks, and make new friendships!