Recreation camps offer participants the opportunity to challenge themselves to explore what they love, learn new skills, and forge lasting friendships in a safe, supportive environment. With an astonishing breadth of activities, we truly have a camp for every kid!
How to Register
Register for camps online or through any City of Eugene community center or pool. For a current list of camps, browse our online Recreation Guide or Register Online.
Some camps must be paid in full when you register. For all others, you can reserve a space with $25, full payment is due three weeks prior to start date. Non-payment will result in withdrawal from the camp.
Browse over 50 camps in our online Recreation Guide.
Art Camps at Amazon Community Center Ages 3-5, 6-8, 9-11 & 11-15
2700 Hilyard St., Eugene, OR 97405, 541-682-5373
Imagine, play and create! If you like to act, draw, paint, build and imagine, this is the place to be. Talented arts instructors, educators and recreation leaders bring their special skills and training to offer a fun, safe and creative summer at camp. The camps mix visual, 3D and performance arts with games, swimming and play to keep campers fresh and creative. Camp brochures: Ages 3-5, Ages 6-8, Ages 9-11, Teen Camps, Morse Farm Outdoor Camps
Youth Camps at Petersen Barn Community Center
870 Berntzen Rd., Eugene, OR 97402, 541-682-5521
Petersen Barn offers a wide range of fun summer camp activities for all ages, including Summer Play Adventures for preschoolers, Soccer, Archery, Performance, Art, Robotics, Film, Photography, Rafting/Canoeing and Science camps. Petersen Barn also partners with the Oregon Country Fair to offer Culture Jam for teens.
Camps at Sheldon Community Center
2445 Willakenzie Rd., Eugene, OR 97401, 541-682-5312
Make this summer an adventurous mission and explore all the fun you can create, make, do and play with all of your friends. Each week’s mission will include a riddle for you to solve as you become Master Recreators. Our Magic Playhouse includes everything you need to become a magician of everyday magic! Ages 2 1/2-11. Sheldon Camp Brochure
Outdoor Camps at Morse Farm Ages 6-11
595 Crest Drive, Eugene, OR 97405. Register through Amazon Community Center at 541-682-5373
These are the outdoor camps that everybody loves! Field trips every week to some of the most beautiful and fun places in our state. There is swimming at Amazon Pool and trips to a variety of parks throughout the city. Play, swim and relax outside all day long, rain or shine!
These camps provide the perfect blend of organized activities and supervised unstructured play. Experienced staff make the magic happen in a safe outdoor environment a the historic Wayne Morse Family Farm Park sited on 27 acres of woods and meadows. There is something for everyone at the Farm - arts and crafts, fort building or just plain hanging out. “All green time, no screen time!”
Outdoor Camps at River House Ages 6-18
301 N. Adams St., Eugene, OR 97402, 541-682-5329
Wow! Surfing, Sailing, Rafting, Kayaking, Skateboarding, Tree Climbing, Boating, and Environmental Education. The Outdoor Program has it all. Meet new friends, learn new skills, sign up NOW for great adventures!
Aquatics Camps Ages 7-14
Echo Hollow Pool, 1655 Echo Hollow Rd., 541-682-5525
Amazon Pool, 2600 Hilyard St., 541-682-5350
Sheldon Pool, 2443 Willakenzie Rd., 541-682-5314
Come on in – the water’s fine! The Aquatics Program offers camps that teach the basics in competitive swimming, tennis, and water polo. Camps include the chance to compete against campers across town, learn lifesaving and leadership skills and prepare for your first summer job.
Adaptive Recreation Camps Ages 12-21
2580 Hilyard, Eugene, OR 97405, 541-682-5311
Adaptive Recreation Camps provide opportunities to develop friendships and life skills, while experiencing outdoor adventures, swimming, trips, and camp and service projects. Camp offers these life-enriching opportunities to individuals who generally benefit from extra support as they strive for daily success within school, recreation and community settings.
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