CAMPS

Half Day and All Day Activity camps at Westside are available on school closure days, school breaks and throughout the summer. We offer Dance, Gymnastics and Preschool camps for ages 3–12 with various themes and activities. Gymnastics camps are for ages 3+, 5+ or 6–10 depending on the camp. Campers are in the gym tumbling, jumping, learning various skills and playing games. Dance camps are for ages 5+, 6–10, 7-12 or 8-12 depending on the camp. Campers have lots of time in the studio learning techniques and routines. Preschool camps are for ages 3–6. Campers might be in the gym or dance studio or both depending on the camp. Descriptions of all sessions are available when registration opens.

Half Day 

Monday–Friday  8:45–11:45am
Ages  3–12
Members  Daily $34 / Weekly $145
Non-Members  Daily $37 / Weekly $160
Additional $8 fee for same day registration

Dance, Gymnastics and Preschool camps are available with various themes and age groups. Gymnastics camps are divided into groups by age. Campers should dress appropriately (see attire requirements below) and bring a healthy snack for mid-morning break.  All Day Activity campers choose one of the morning camps. 


All Day

Monday–Friday  7:30am–5:30pm
Ages 5–12
Members  Daily $64 / Weekly $280
Non-Members  Daily $69 / Weekly $295
T-shirt  $10 (required for field trips)
Additional $5 fee for same day registration

All Day Activity campers enjoy a morning Dance or Gymnastics Camp followed by a fun on a field trip after lunch plus gym time, games, arts and crafts in the late afternoon. Review policies below for attire and what to bring.

Schedule
7:30–8:30am  Check In / Free Play (Please arrive dressed for Gym/Dance.)
8:45–11:45am  Morning Dance, Preschool or Gym Camp (Morning snack needed.)
11:45–12:30/12:45pm  Lunch/Lunch Bunch
12:30–3:30pm  Afternoon Field Trip
3:30–5:30pm  Snack/Organized Gym Time, Crafts and Group Games
Note: times altered during Week 2 of summer schedule – June 26-30 – all times remain the same, except for the Field Trip, which will be in the morning (between 8:45am and 11:45am) and the Morning Camp will be in the afternoon (between 12:30pm and 3:30pm).

Field Trips
• All Field Trips are within walking distance of Westside Academy – to Regal Cinemas Tigard, Pizza Caboose Baskin Robbins, Petco and Tigard Bowl. See 2017 Summer Camp Field Trips
• Campers are required to wear the Westside Camp T-shirt for all off-site Field Trips. 
•  Movies will be chosen as soon as they are released to the public - parents will receive an email ahead of time informing them of the movie choice - popcorn and water will be provided.
•  For field trips to Pizza Caboose - all campers will receive their choice of either Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza, with water.  Gluten free crust is available to campers who need it, but we must have notification in writing at least 1 day prior.


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Policies & procedures

Attire

Appropriate dress for morning camp Leotards for girls, and elastic-waist shorts & t-shirts for boys for Gym and Preschool camps.  Comfortable clothes with appropriate dance shoes for Dance camps.
Appropriate dress for field trips Rain jacket with a hood, light jacket, socks and tennis shoes every day - we will either be walking to nearby locations or will be playing outside.  Please double check that you have socks, especially for days that we go bowling.

Cancellation

An in-house credit will be given to students who give 1 week prior notification for all camp cancellations. We have a no refund policy. Students who cancel the day/week of camp are welcome to pick another day/week of camp to make up for the cancellation (subject to availability).

Drop Off and
Pick up

Check-In – Campers should check in at the front desk (parents need to sign them in) and then they will be directed to the appropriate Dance Room/Gym, depending on their camp choice and time of arrival.
Pick Up – Please pick up your child in Dance Room D, which is located upstairs.
Sign In/Out – Parents need to sign their child in/out at the front office each day for security reasons.

Payment

Payment is due on or before the 1st day of each week of camp.
Cash or checks only.
A 10% discount is given to additional family members.

Registration

We appreciate advance registration, in order to staff accordingly – call the office to register your child, 503.639.5388.
Same day registration requires an $5 additional fee (subject to availability).

What to bring

Backpack  with name on the outside – everything must fit in it: snack, lunch,  water bottle and sunscreen (Please label all items). 
Morning Snack  – A snack for the morning camp is required.  Please send healthy snacks.  (We provide a healthy afternoon snack).
Cold Lunch & Water Bottle  please put your child’s name on everything.
Westside Camp T-shirt  – ($10.00) required and worn for all off-site field trips.
Appropriate dress for morning camp Leotards for girls, and elastic-waist shorts & t-shirts for boys for Gym and Preschool camps.  Comfortable clothes with appropriate dance shoes for Dance camps.
Appropriate dress for field trips Rain jacket with a hood, light jacket, socks and tennis shoes every day - we will either be walking to nearby locations or will be playing outside.  Please double check that you have socks, especially for days that we go bowling.
Sunscreen - please apply sunscreen daily - we will reapply as needed when we are playing outside.
No valuables! Please leave your valuables at home, such as ipods, kindles, etc.