Vista CA— Summertime means days filled with friends, trips to local destinations, and outdoor activities. For working parents, keeping youngsters occupied can be a challenge. That is why the City of Vista’s Summer Day Camp program is the perfect choice for supervised care all summer long. Starting June 10 and lasting through August 14, Day Camps offer weekly themes and activities.
Explorer’s Camps I for grades K through second, Sports Camp for grades one through six, Explorer’s Camp II for grades three through five, and Adventure Camp for grades five through eight. Each week offers a different camp theme and includes a field trip to destinations including the Wave Waterpark, Balboa Park, Boomers, Altitude Trampoline Park, Oceanside Harbor Beach, Chollas Lake for fishing, Bates Nut Farm, and more.
Camps are open weekdays from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. with extended care available at no additional fee from 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Lunch and breakfast for campers is included with an afternoon snack. All camps will be held at Brengle Terrace Park at the Jim Porter Recreation Center, 1200 Vale Terrace Dr. Camp fees range $168 – $272 per week.
For a camp with a historical theme, the Adobe Camp is offered at the historic Rancho Buena Vista Adobe. Campers between the ages of seven and 11 will venture back in time to experience life as it was in Vista more than a century ago. Campers will learn candle-making, leather tooling, roping and other fun activities. Three sessions run from July 15 to August 2. Camp fees range $85 – $108 per session.
Registration begins Mon., April 15 at 8:30 a.m. at the Jim Porter Recreation Center, 1200 Vale Terrace Dr., by phone at (760) 643-5275, and online at vistarecreation.com.