Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme

In the Good Old Summertime

Posted in Uncategorized by BGCOP Staff on May 20, 2013

In the Good Old Summertime

What plans have you made to keep your kids having fun and engaged this summer? The Club has several day camps for kids ages 6-13, like Ocean Adventures, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Jam Camp to keep them busy during the lazy days of summer.

Registration for summer day camps is now open. A $25 non-refundable deposit is required for each week to reserve your child’s spot; the balance can be paid the first day of camp. Plus, there is a multi-child enrollment discount of $5 for each additional child.

All of the day camps are held at the Martin V. Smith Youth Center, 1900 W. 5th Street. For more information contact Kimberly Salinas at 815-4999. Check out this year’s exciting Day Camps:

Summer Break Let’s Just Play! — June 14

Let’s start the summer off with some really cool games. Members will take an obstacle course challenge and participate in an age-appropriate in-house games room tournament. Get ready for some really wacky and wild games.

The Great Detective — June 17-21

Spies, detectives and secret agents unite! Let’s attend the academy’s special training force preparing for a secret mission. Recruits will be trained in gathering intelligence, code cracking, and escape without detection. After passing rigorous skill challenges, recruits will complete the mission and graduate to be certified great detectives.

Wilderness Survival Adventure — June 24-28

Is your child interested in wilderness exploration? This camp focuses on the exploration of the outdoors adventure. We offer wilderness survival techniques, camping, campfire safety, team-building skills, take a nature hike and we will play the wilderness survival adventure scavenger hunt game.

Big Top Adventures — July 1-5, club closed on July 4th

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages… Step right up to the big top where we will clown around and learn the tricks of the ringmaster and his crew of clowns, comedians, animals, acrobats and more. Campers will go on a field trip and we will have an exciting, magical carnival for all ages.

Pirates of the Caribbean — July 8-12

Ahoy matey! Prepare for an adventure on the high seas that’ll blow ya outta the stormy ocean! Hope ya can join us for swashbuckling good time or ya will be walking the plank! Who knows, ya may escape from the bone-chilling adventure and find the map to the hidden chest on Treasure Island!

My Masterpiece — July 15-19

My masterpiece art is perfect for your budding Picasso. Each day focuses on a new mixed media, such as sculpture, collage or painting. Members will be introduced to an artist and learn mini-lessons to design their own cartoon or comic strip superheroes characters. Field trip to art museum included.

Ocean Adventures — July 22-26

Dive into Disney Oceans Adventure! Our members will take a spectacular adventure under the deep blue sea. We will take a journey through the eyes of these amazing creatures. We will visit an aquarium and go to the beach to explore the marine life surrounding us.

It’s a jungle Out There — July 29-August 2

Join us for a week of WILD fun. We will go on a safari and learn about animals and their habitats. We will have many animal encounters on a field trip to the ZOO, so make sure you are on the lookout. Bring your safari hat and join the fun!

Jam Camp — July 29-August 2

Let you inner rock star come out. This fun week will inspire the musician in you! We will rock out with drums, piano and guitar. We will explore music and artists through the ages. We will explore music on a fun-filled field trip.

Wet and Wild Week — August 5-9

Come join us for a week of wet and wild excitement where you will be showered with fun! This camp will be filled with water activities for everyone to enjoy, so be prepared to get wet! Learn about the many ways we depend on water and the wonderful world of aquatics through science projects, water safety and local field trips. Members will learn how to do their part in keeping our beaches and oceans clean in a fun service learning beach clean-up. We will also host our Second Annual Water Olympics…be prepared to get soaked.

Let’s Get Gooey — August 12-16

Get ready to get your hands dirty. This fun-filled week is designed to get messy! We will make play dough, slime, gak and fun foam finger paint. We double dare you to take the wild and crazy challenge! Members will win the chance to slime a friend or a staff member.

End of the Summer Blast — August 19-23

We will end our summer with relaxing fun in the sun. We will have a picnic, fly kites and scoop up some ice cream in this fun-filled camp. The camp will conclude with a talent show. Members will show off their singing, dancing and acting talents … Let’s see what you got!


Sports Camps for Champs!

Sports Camps for Champs are co-ed sports camps that focus on teaching good sportsmanship and teamwork within a fun and noncompetitive environment. Our sports camps emphasize the fundamentals and the basic skills necessary to play the game.

Registration is now open
. Please register early. Camps will fill up and t-shirts are only guaranteed for those that register before the deadline. Pick up a brochure at the front desk for more information and the package deals available! Early drop-off and late pick-up are available.

Monday – Friday, 10am – 2pm at MVS, $95 with membership

Basketball: June 17 – 21

Cheer Camp: June 24 – 28

Soccer: July 8 – 12

Basketball: July 22 – 26

Flag Football: August 5 – 9

All Sports Camp (Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Flag Football, Softball): August 12 – 16

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