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Experience 93 Days of Summer

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Kindercamp - Diving to the Depths will include songs, games, arts and crafts and will be held July 28 through Aug. 1.

Have you accessed the Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation’s 93 Days of Summer yet? Every day through Sept. 21, the City of Lake Oswego’s Facebook and Twitter accounts will be sharing at least one fun thing to do so you can enjoy our beautiful community. Grab your sunscreen and spend summer in Lake Oswego — we’re not even halfway through yet.

Summer camps being held July 28 to August 1

Kindercamp - Diving the Depths. Half-day camp for children ages 4 through the completion of kindergarten. Children sing songs, play games, listen to stories, and create arts and crafts in an outdoor setting. 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., $90.

Fencing camp. Learn the basic skills of the Olympic sport of fencing. Fencing offers challenges to quick thinking, strength, coordination and agility. Ages 7 to 11, 9 a.m. to noon, $105.

Engineering FUNdamentals with Legos. Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering and architecture through engineer-designed projects. A hands-on and minds-on class suitable for Lego novices to “maniacs.” Ages 7 to 11, 9 a.m. to noon, $155.

LO Explorers - Level 1 Warp. Get ready for the Nintendo thunder while we race Mario Karts, create your own Pokémon and more. Then it’s off to Pump It Up for some bouncy fun. Ages 7 to 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $200.

Knitting and Weaving Camp. Join others learning to knit and weave. Start the day in the farmhouse parlor, knitting a dishcloth, headband or bag. Then head outside to learn to weave using traditional materials and treasures from the garden. Ages 8 to 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., $164.

Improve Learning Skills, Enhance Social Skills, and Get Creative Preschool Art Hour. Let your imagination run wild and explore the messy world of art! Use a variety of media with stories and song, to make art and new friends. Ages 2 to 6 with parent participation, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays July 29 to August 19, $28.

Mixed Media for Kids. Use a variety of media that includes: watercolor, acrylics, charcoal, pastel, collage, and ordinary objects that can be transformed into creative works of art. Ages 7 to 12, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tuesdays July 29 to August 19, $31.

Bob Ross Oil Painting - Grey Mountain. Easy step-by-step class takes beginners to seasoned painters from blank canvas to finished masterpiece in one class. All supplies provided. Held at the Adult Community Center. Ages 18 and older, 1 to 4:30 p.m. July 29, $48. Call 503-635-3758 to register.

Class registration information

Pre-registration is required for nearly all Parks & Recreation classes and activities. Class information is in the Parks & Recreation Guide available at the West End Building, also online at lakeoswegoparks.org. You can register by Internet, mail (at Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation, West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way, Lake Oswego 97035), drop off materials during business hours at the WEB, fax to 503-697-6579 or phone 503-675-2549. Non-residents generally pay more than fees shown. For more information on classes, visit lakeoswegoparks.org.




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