Do you have the kids’ summer activities all planned?  There are lots of great summer camps, activities and workshops for children in the community, if you need any additional information or want to meet the camp counselors, the Nevada City Summer Camp Fair is a great event. The 7th annual event is coming this Saturday, May 5th, 10am- 2pm at the Vet’s Hall in downtown Nevada City, hosted in partnership with the Parents Resource Guide.  There will be a bounce house for the kids, so feel free to bring the kids along.  Nevada City and Grass Valley summer camps provide kids the opportunity to act, create, explore nature, work on a farm, swimming and much, much more.  Really, the hardest choice is figuring out which program works for your child.

Summer Camp Vendors attending the Nevada City Summer Camp Fair include:  Bear River Recreation & Park DistrictCamp Gold HollowCedar Ridge EquineClimate Change Agents Camp – NCCCCamp Rockin ‘U, Community CanvasFox Walkers/4 Elements of Earth EducationFull STEAM Ahead’s Summer STEAM CampGold Country Gymnastics, Gold Country Kuk Sool Won Martial Arts Adventure Summer Day Camp,  Gold Country Youth Soccer LeagueGravity CampNevada City Parks & Recreation, Nevada County Community Library, Nevada County Fairgrounds, Mud Hut KidsPlacer Nature CenterShady Creek Summer CampStitch Vixen Sewing Co.Summer Junior Tennis Camps/The Ridge Racquet Club, The Salvation Army Del Oro,  Summer Sensation/Sierra Presbyterian ChurchThe Flying Heart RanchThe Center of the Arts, Whole Music Camp and Wild Mountain Yoga Summer Camp for Girls.

Other summer programs to check out in our area include: Gold Country Yacht ClubCamp WoolmanCamp Augusta, Food Love ProjectNorthern Sierra AquaticsFirst Baptist Church Grass Valley and The Artist WorkshopGold Country YMCATahoe Rim Trail Association Youth Backcountry Camps, South Yuba Club to name a few.  Feel free to leave a comment and share if there’s a program you want to be included.

There are lots of great kid friendly activities this weekend, check out our weekly events board for information on Bear Yuba Land Trust BioBlitz, Children’s Health & Safety Carnival at the Rood Center,  The Center of the Arts Family DayCenter Stage children’s theater at The North Star House and more!  What’s your favorite local summer camp adventure?  Who’s coming camping with us at the Inn Town Campground?

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