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Cameron Park C.S.D.

Jul 09, 2013 10:26AM ● By Style

Plan an evening with your children or grandchildren and head to the Community Campout at Cameron Park Lake from Friday, July 12 to Saturday, July 13. Bring your camping gear and let others do the cooking as you feast on a barbecue dinner. Enjoy crafts, campfire songs, storytelling and sleeping under the stars, plus breakfast in the morning. Pre-registration is required.   

Are your kids (ages 6-12) still looking for things to do this summer? Let them try the Junior KidzCamp program at the Cameron Park CSD; weeklong camp themes include Toes in the Sand, Hollywood or Bust, Up, Up and Away, Creative Campers, and Welcome to the Jungle. Attendees will enjoy drama, arts and crafts, gymnastics at Tumble Time, visits to Cameron Park Lake, a special field trip each week and more.  

Numerous other youth programs include Mama and Me Yoga, Youth Hula, Kids’ Uke, and Intro to Birding as a Lifetime Hobby. For camps, there’s Kiddie Horse Day Camp (ages 4-6), Equestrian Day Camp (ages 7 and older), Mad Science Camps (ages 6-12) with Battle Bot and Planet Avengers themes, Spanish Camp (ages 5 and older), and a Fine Arts Camp (ages 7-13). Dance camps include Pretty Princess (ages 4-8), which will feature classic princess stories, arts and crafts and a tea party; or Pop Star Camp (ages 5 and older), where campers get introduced to a different dance each day. Sports camps/clinics include Summer Basketball Camp put on by the coaches and players from Ponderosa High School’s boys’ and girls’ basketball teams (week of July 8-11); Challenger Soccer Camp (week of July 22-26) and UK International Soccer Camp (week of July 29-August 2).

Adults—don’t feel left out! Get in on the action with an adult basketball league or drop-in sports at the gym. You can also try MMA fitness, meditation, Zumba, hula dance, tai chi, ballroom dance, ukulele and guitar lessons, Thai cooking, CPR, gardening, hunter safety or yoga classes.  

On July 9, seniors and caregivers are invited to a morning of fun, games, special speakers, ice cream and games at the monthly Coffee Tea and Friends event, held from 10-11:30 a.m. in the social room of the Community Center. On the second Thursday of the month, July 11, from 9:30-11:30 a.m., seniors won’t want to miss Movie Day, sponsored by Friends of the Library. On the fourth Tuesday of the month, July 23, join the Cameron Park Newcomers’ Club for a morning of games from 10 a.m. to noon.  

To view a complete listing of all activities and events, visit or call the Cameron Park Community Services District at 530-677-2231.