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 Online or through any of the camp locations listed below.
- Browse our online Recreation Guide to view our current camp offerings.
- 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.
- A 5% sibling discount may be given when two siblings are registered for a camp during the same week. Discount can be applied when registering in person or on the phone. Some restrictions apply.
Camp Locations Ages 3-15
Amazon Community Center
2700 Hilyard St., Eugene, OR 97405, 541-682-5373
Camps range from specialty theater and visual arts camps to teen outdoor adventures. Amazon arts camps offer a wide variety of choices including dance, design and engineering, role playing games, art and theater. Active outside games and swimming add to the arts experience. Art instructors, educators and recreation staff provide a safe and fun summer. Whether you are interested in fishing, camping or archery; all of the teen camps offer great outdoor fun while building skills in leadership, confidence and outdoor stewardship. Camp brochures: Ages 3-5, 6-8, 9-11.
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, music production, performance, art, fashion, film, photography, rafting/canoeing and science camps. Petersen Barn also partners with the Oregon Country Fair to offer Culture Jam for teens.
Sheldon Community CenterAges 4-11
2445 Willakenzie Rd., Eugene, OR 97401, 541-682-5312
Sheldon Preschool Camps are a great first camp experience for young children who have been in care before. Experienced preschool teachers guide the children through fun and engaging explorations. Every day includes themed activities, outside play, snack and a quiet time. Elementary Camps are planned around engaging themes such as cooking, STEM, sports and creative arts. Campers and staff work together to plan out the week’s schedule to include arts and crafts, group games, outside play and All Camp Activities. All campers have the opportunity two swim at the Sheldon Pool twice and go on at least one field trip. Camp packet: Ages 4-5, Ages 6-11
Outdoor Camps at Morse Farm
595 Crest Drive, Eugene, OR 97405. Register through Amazon Community Center at 541-682-5373
Camps offer outdoor play all day long. Experienced staff provide a safe place for active kids on 27 acres of woods and meadows. Campers make crafts, enjoy games like dodge ball and play in open forest. Two full days each week are spent on field trips, either to a beautiful and fun out-of-town location or at Amazon Pool and a local park. Camp brochure
Outdoor Adventures at the River House
301 N. Adams St., Eugene, OR 97402, 541-682-5329
Life is better outdoors! River House camps offer a huge range of activities including biking, tree climbing, kayaking, sailing, skateboarding, rafting, stand-up paddleboarding and more. Camps provide; passionate and skilled outdoor leaders who are committed to having “best days ever,” programs for almost any age and ability level from beginning to advanced, low camper to staff ratios to ensure the best possible learning environment.
Aquatics Camps AgesAges 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
Cool off and build new skills with Summer Swim and Water Polo League or Swim and Tennis Camp. Campers are coached by professional and experienced staff.
Adaptive Recreation Camps
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.