Winter break camps listed below

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 $38 / Weekly $155
Non-Members  Daily $41 / Weekly $170
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 $68 / Weekly $305
Non-Members  Daily $71 / Weekly $320
T-shirt  $10 (required for field trips)
Additional $8 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.


winter Break camps

December 18–22 (M–F)

Half Day & All Day
Dance (ages 5–12)
Gymnastics (ages 3–12)
Preschool (ages 3–6)

Dance – "Freeze" Frame Hip Hop Camp  This high energy camp highlights popular dance steps seen in current music videos - music and dance moves are always age appropriate, fast paced and fun! Students will learn the fundamentals of hip hop and funk, culminating in a new routine each day, highlighting their new skills. (Bring your own snack each day.)
Gymnastics – Winter Blast Gymnastics Camp  Students learn new skills each day, while rocking out to fun, upbeat Holiday music. They get to experience of the traditional gymnastics events - learning new skills in a fun, high energy, but low intensity atmosphere.  They also get to glide down the Zipline, jump in the Bounce House, play fun group games, bounce on the Trampoline and play in the foam pit.  Active kids make happy kids. (Bring your own snack each day.)
Preschool – Winter Wonderland Adventure Camp  Tis the season to be jolly...from snowflakes to tinsel, this camp lets preschool age students experience the magic of the season.  Each day will feature a different Holiday and Wintry theme, made up of crafts, story time, creative moment, gym time and games! (Bring your own snack each day.)
Week 1:  Holiday Magic
Monday  “Make your own Ornament” Day!  Students make something special to add to their tree/fridge
Tuesday   Holiday Decor - students will make decorations to take home with them and decorate your home
Wednesday   Christmas and Hanukkah celebration - students will learn about both festivities while incorporating related crafts
Thursday  It’s Gingerbread Day - students will make crafty gingerbread men, gingerbread houses and frost gingerbread cookies
Friday  Spend some time with Rudolph and his reindeer friends and learn some reindeer games


December 26–29 (T–F)

Half Day & All Day
Dance (ages 5–12)
Gymnastics (ages 3–12)
Preschool (ages 3–6)

4 Day Pricing
Members
  Half Day $124 / All Day $244
Non-Members  Half Day $136 / All Day $256

Acro – Snowball Tumble Acro Camp  Don’t freeze your days away.  Stay fit and active with our camp that combines all the elements of Acrobatics and Gymnastics, with flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline, and concentration (skills you can take with you anywhere!). Learn basic tumbling moves, partner tricks, head stands, hand stands, cartwheels and more, combined with dance moves for fun routines. Any level tumbling skills can be an added bonus for any dancer or athlete.  Come and learn while having fun! (Bring your own snack each day.)
Gymnastics – Winter Blast Gymnastics Camp  Students learn new skills each day, while rocking out to fun, upbeat Holiday music. They get to experience of the traditional gymnastics events - learning new skills in a fun, high energy, but low intensity atmosphere.  They also get to glide down the Zipline, jump in the Bounce House, play fun group games, bounce on the Trampoline and play in the foam pit.  Active kids make happy kids. (Bring your own snack each day.)
Preschool – Winter Wonderland Adventure Camp  Tis the season to be jolly...from snowflakes to tinsel, this camp lets preschool age students experience the magic of the season.  Each day will feature a different Holiday and Wintry theme, made up of crafts, story time, creative moment, gym time and games! (Bring your own snack each day.)
Week 2:  Winter Bliss
Tuesday  “Snowflakes and Snowglobes” - embrace the beauty of the season with some delightful wintry decorations
Wednesday  It’s “Frozen” Day - come play, with Elsa, Ana and Olaf - a perfect day to dress up as your favorite Frozen character
Thursday   Frosty the Snowman wants to be your friend - chill out with this children’s icon before he melts away
Friday  Help us ring in the New Year - celebrate with new wishes, party hats and being thankful 


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 the annex, which is located to the left of the building by the playground.
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 $8 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.