Washington County Summer Opportunity Highlights 2019

Centro Cultural Summer STEAM Program

Our summer program aims to supplement and reinforce what our youth learn in schools, while providing opportunities to explore new and exciting subjects. Our STEM curriculum is designed in partnership with Girl Scouts and motivates our next generation of leaders to delve into the possibilities of high tech and engineering. The cost of the program is income based and we accept students from 1st to 8th grade. The program takes place at Centro Cultural in Cornelius, running July 15-Aug 8 from 9am-2pm. You may contact Lindsay Garcia at lgarcia@centrocultural.org or (503) 359-0446

Hillsboro School District

SummerWorks for 16-24 year olds

For older youth, looking for a great opportunity to get paid job experience, 16-24 year old youth can apply to participate in the Summer Works program. The primary goal of this program is to prepare young individuals for the workforce by providing them access to FREE work readiness training and then placing them into entry and mid-level internship opportunities that will improve their individual skills for future jobs. You can find out more about qualifications HERE or send the link directly to apply. You can reach out directly to Naomi Brown, School to Work Consultant at Hillsboro School District brownn@hsd.k12.or.us 

Everybody Loves PE for 1st through 6th graders

This non-competitive, safe and fun-filled camp focuses on encouraging a lifetime of physical activity! Campers will not only be exposed to a wide variety of games and activities, but the many benefits that a healthy and active lifestyle provides. Sessions are alternating 1st-3rd and 4th-6th grade, held at Orenco Elementary, weekly sessions run 9am-2pm, Monday-Thursday. Find registration and cost information online HERE or contact Steve Johnson at  johnsost@hsd.k12.or.us with questions.

Saturday Academy STEM Summer Camps

Saturday Academy offers hands-on STEM camps for Grades 2-12 all summer at various locations including Beaverton, PCC Rock Creek, German International School, Pacific University, Muslim Educational Trust and Oregon Institute of Technology.  Search through All Summer Camps, look by subject, location, or grade.

Math Gamers Active© Summer Camps at Sherwood YMCA

Have fun with math! Imagine a game of hopscotch helping your kids with place value, or kids practicing math facts with a bean bag toss! We have developed a special set of “active” games to keep kids moving in summer. And, during each week of our summer camps, students work on math art projects that apply geometry, symmetry, or patterns to their own creations!  For students entering grades 1-5, at Sherwood Regional Family YMCA, July 15-19th, 10:30-noon; and Aug 19-23rd, 10:30-noon. You can register directly through YMCA HERE or contact Kathy Cvetko 503-880-4988 or kc@mathgamers.net 


Inukai Family Boys & Girls Club, Summer in the Clubs for 1st through 12th grade

Over the summer your child can dabble in the arts, explore science and technology, get active with sports and fitness, and hone leadership skills. We’ll be setting out on new adventures with weekly field trip opportunities, keeping young minds sharp with summer learning loss prevention, and so much more! June 17th through August 9th, 7:30am - 6pm with Free or Weekly Cost options. Takes place at Inukai Club, 560 SE 3rd Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97123. Contact Rachel Schutz with questions rschutz@bgcportland.org.

Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District Summer Catalogue

Find more information here about summer camps and opportunities offered by Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District. Camps and classes include listed cost, find scholarship application here or search the activity guide for free community opportunties if you are looking for low cost options.

City of Hillsboro Park & Recreation

For everything from swim to arts to adventure to technology, check out City of Hillsboro Summer Camps and Activity Guide.

Beaverton City Library Summer Reading

Join the Universe of Stories activities and celebrations this summer at Beaverton City Library - Register Now to join the youth or teen summer reading program. Check out their website for more information about activities and books for summer reading.

Summer Meal Sites FREE for 1-18 year olds

Every summer, thousands of Oregon youth take advantage of summer meal sites provided by Summer Food Service Program(SFSP) funds. Community summer meal programs are open to all families and don’t ask for any paperwork- kids can just drop in. Programs with meals are offered at many different types of places, including schools, parks, community centers and faith-based organizations. Many offer fun activities that help kids stay active and keep learning during the summer when school is out. Use this online map to find your local programs or text "food" to 877-877 or call 2-1-1 and ask about summer meals.