Nevada City, CA
Summer Camp Programs
The information below is what is planned for 2020.  If any changes are made due to COVID-19, those changes will be posted on this website.  Full details of the camp programs will be available in the Program Guide when it is available.  The Guide will be available once we know what is happening with COVID-19.

Nevada City Parks & Recreation partners with several outside vendors to offer exciting, entertaining and educational activities for your child during the summer months. View the 2020 Summer Program Guide (coming soon) for registration details.  Below is information about the camps that we will be offering and registration begins May 1, 2020.


Kidscience makes learning science fun by using common materials then transforming them into amazing experiments to continue science discovery.  Camp Director, Mark Bradski, is a credentialed teacher and hands-on science specialist.  For more information see the Kidscience website.

Session 1: Motor Madness Session 2: Physics Fun
Dates: July 13-17 Dates: July 20-24
Grades: K-7 Grades: K-7

        Information Sheet for registered campers

Play-Well TEKnologies (LEGO Camp)

The LEGO lover will enjoy this camp.  This is a fantastic way to learn the fundamentals of engineering while having fun!   See the Play-Well TEKnologies website.

Session 1: Intro to STEM Session 1: STEM Challenge
Dates: June 15-19 Dates:  June 15-19
Ages: 5-6 Ages: 7-12 

Session 2: Jedi Engineering Session 2: Jedi Master Engineering
Dates: August 3-7 Dates: August 3-7
Ages: 5-7 Ages 7-12 

  Information Sheet for registered participants

Chess Wizards Camp
Chess Wizards was founded in 2002 to change the culture of chess in Chicago. A decade later, they’ve expanded their programs to schools, park districts, and community centers across the globe.  Visit their website to learn about this fun summer program: Chess Wizard Camp Website

Session 1: July 6-10
Session 2: July 27-31
Grades: K-8

Information Sheet for registered participants
Challenger British Multi-Sports Camp

Motivate, Activate and Energize your child with Challenger Sports’ Multi Sports Program. Challenger’s team of British coaches will provide your boys and girls, with a memorable week of nonstop action, fun and competition — All with a British Twist!  Visit their website for more information:   Challenger - Multi-Sports

Dates:  June 22-26
Ages: 5-12

Information Sheet for registered participants

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