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Specialty Camps

How to Register

Special paperwork is required prior to attending. Due to supply needs, advance registration is required.

Online registration is available for most camps. To register over the phone, please contact the location the camp is being held. See contact info below.

DCF VisionCard is not accepted for these programs.

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Location & Hours

All specialty camps (unless otherwise noted) are held 8am - 5pm at Boston Recreation Center, 6655 E Zimmerly. Call Boston at (316) 688-9301, M-F, 9am-5pm to register.

Outdoor Adventure Camps are held at OJ Watson Park, 3022 S McLean Blvd. For information or to register at OJ Watson, please call (316) 529-9940, M-F, 9am-4pm.

Captivate your child's imagination! These special interest themed camps will engage the camper ages 6-13 with fun physical and intellectual challenges, crafts and interactive games. Bring a lunch and drink.

One Day Camps

​Date
​Camp
Fee​
​Registration Deadline
Dec. 19

Messy Science
Campers, choose your ooze! Make floam slime, elephant toothpaste, bubble snakes and other foamy, sudsy, hands-on experiments.

​$30
​​​​​12/14
Register online
Dec. 21

Nerf Wars
Ready. Aim. Fire! Get your game face on with camo paint and then gear up for an epic day of nerf shooting games like Capture the Flag and King of the Hill. You’ll also get plenty of target practice with a variety of Nerf shooting ranges, skeet shooting and an obstacle challenge. Safety glasses will be worn for all activities. 
​$30
12/16
Register online

​Dec. 23
Junior Chef Boot Camp
Stir up some creativity! Budding chefs will master kitchen fundamentals and feed their love of cooking by creating mini pizzas, quesadillas, pancakes, strudels and sliders, along with a treat to feed their sweet tooth. There’s plenty of taste testing along the way! 
​$30
​12/19
Register online
​​Dec. 28
Wonka Chocolate Factory
Calling all Oompa Loompas and anyone else who loves making and eating sweets! This day will focus on making mouth-watering treats such as marshmallow fun pops, chocolate mice and more! We'll take time to play some fun Wonka games too.
​$30
​12/22
Register online
​Dec. 30
Lego Mania
It’s building time and your kids are an important piece! Play games such as Sky High Tower Challenge and Bridge Master that allow kids to create, build and compete using Lego Bricks.

​$30
​​12/27
Register online

Week Long Camps

​Date
​Camp Hours: 8:00a-5:00p
​Fee
Registration Deadline​
​June 13-17
Camo Camp (Ages 6-13)
It’s time to report for duty! Each recruit will participate in archery, sling shot firing ranges, boot camp obstacle courses, compete in tug-of-war and other team building activities! Use a compass to guide teammates through a mine field and two way radios to help rescue the wounded soldier, plus create your own camo shirt and marshmallow shooter. This camp is held at Boston Recreation Center.
​$125
6/8 noonRegister online
​June 27-
July 1
Medieval Times (Ages 6-13)
Step back in time and have a royal blast! All knights shall prove their bravery through archery, jousting and fun games like storming the castle. Create your own armor and coat-of-arms, design a catapult, learn to juggle like a jester and defend the castle against the dragons and black wizards. This camp is held at Boston Recreation Center.
​$125
6/22 noonRegister online
​​July 6-8
Animal Planet (Ages 6-13) - Three Day Camp
It’s a jungle in here! Animal lovers will be in heaven this week with daily live animal presentations, a stuffed animal safari, and creeking. There will also be plenty of fun, silly animal related games/activities, plus campers will build a bird house and design an animal print t-shirt. This camp is held at Boston Recreation Center.
​​$90
​​6/28 noon

Register online

​July 11-15
Jedi Training (Ages 6-13)
Come to a galaxy far away and earn your place on the Jedi Council. Experience the true training of a Jedi, learn to use the Force, develop light saber skills and make your very own edible light saber! Come help restore the Jedi Order. This camp is held at Boston Recreation Center.
$125​ 7/6 noonRegister online
​July 18-22
Hogwarts Academy (Ages 6-13)
Campers will take part in a number of wizarding activities such as Potion Making, Defense Against the Dark Arts, Magical Creatures, Quidditch and plenty of games that will give them chances to earn points for their houses. This camp is held at Boston Recreation Center.
​$125
​7/13 noonRegister online


​Youth Tech Camps

These cool and innovative camps are completely interactive and hands-on.  Campers will be able to show and share their creations with friends and family at the end of each camp.  Students will be pushed to improve higher level thinking, problem solving skills and programming logic. Staff supervision is available during lunch hour for campers enrolled in both the morning & afternoon sessions. Camper provides their own lunch.  Space is limited to 8 in each camp. Register early! Registration deadline is the Wednesday prior to camp. 

For more information click the registration links below or call Boston Recreation Center at (316) 688-9301.


​Dates
Morning Session
​Afternoon Session
June 13-16

Movie Makers (Ages 9-15)

Students will learn concepts that help them become an effective director of digital video projects. Students will create their very own music video.

9:00a-12:00p | $155.00

Register Online

Video Game Design (Ages 10-17)

This camp is perfect for the gamer who wants to learn the basics of video game design and basic programming concepts. Several different interactive video games will be designed and produced.

1:00p-4:00p | $170.00

Register Online

​June 20-23

iCode (Ages 6-12)

Younger students will enjoy a fun, interactive look at coding. Each will create virtual apps and write their own programs. Students should be able to read prior to taking this course.

9:30a-12:00p | $125.00

Register Online

​iGame Creators (Ages 6-10)

This introductory course is for younger students who want to learn to build simple video games. It combines the art of video game design and animation to create interactive characters that fly around the screen.

1:00p-4:00p | $125.00

Register Online

​June 20-23
Gaming and Coding (Ages 6-12)

This course combines two unbelievable experiences for students, gaming and coding. Students spend the morning taking an interactive look at coding, and building virtual apps to share with friends. In the afternoon, students build simple video games combing the art of video game design and animation to create interactive characters that fly around the screen. 

9:30a-3:30p | $250.00

Register Online

​June 27-30
Arcade Games-eSports (Ages 6-12)

Students will develop online games including arcade style, platform and other interactive games that can be published and shared online.  Then, those games will be used in an eSport setting where students compete like real gamers.

9:30a-12:00p | $130.00

Register Online

​Gamers Paradise (Ages 6-13)

This class offers students a look at multiple areas of game design. From mobile game development to stand alone games if you have a gamer you will not want to miss this class. Students will create multiple games that they can share with friends and family.

1:00p-4:00p | $130.00

Register Online


​July 11-14
​iGame Creators (Ages 6-10)

This introductory course is for younger students who want to learn to build simple video games. It combines the art of video game design and animation to create interactive characters that fly around the screen.

9:30a-12:00p | $125.00

Register Online

Roblox Studio - 
Programming & Game Development (Ages 9-15)

Use your own creativity to build a 3D world around you and your avatar. Create structures using bricks and other items, import 3D models and textures, and add scripts that make your game functional. Registration deadline is the Wednesday prior to camp.

1:00p-4:00p | $130.00

Register Online

​July 18-21
 iCode (Ages 6-12)

Younger students will enjoy a fun, interactive look at coding. Each will create virtual apps and write their own programs. Students should be able to read prior to taking this course.

9:30a-12:00p | $125.00

Register Online

Animation (Ages 9-17)

Learn the basics of animation and digital design. Then, design and develop a variety of fun interactive animations. Perfect for students with big imaginations! Registration deadline is the Wednesday prior to camp.

1:00p-4:00p | $160.00

Register Online
July 25-28

Video Game Design (Ages 10-17)

This camp is perfect for the gamer who wants to learn the basics of video game design and basic programming concepts. Several different interactive video games will be designed and produced. Registration deadline is the Wednesday prior to camp.

9:00a-12:00p | $170.00

Register Online

Graphic Design (Ages 9-17)
This session will cover the basics of digital photography as well as key concepts in the world of digital imaging. Students enrolled in this course will take photos, and learn how to manipulate images using powerful image editing software to create the image that they envision. 

1:00p-4:00p | $160.00

Register Online