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Lake Oswego Skate Park opens for spring break

SUBMITTED PHOTO  - The Lake Oswego Skate Park will be open noon-7 p.m. during spring break. The skate park offers lessons and camps for skateboarders and in-line skaters.

The Lake Oswego Skate Park, located at 5520 Willow Road, in Lake Oswego, is a membership-based park, supervised by Parks & Recreation staff. The park is open to all ages of skateboarders and in-line skaters. The park offers skate camps, private lessons, special events and more.

Open hours during spring break are noon-7 p.m. March 21-29.

Register at www.loparks.org. Click on the membership tab, select Skate Park 2015 Full Season Membership. Cost is $30.

Other spring break camps include:

Eureka! The Inventor’s Camp. Each day campers will be given a series of challenges which must be overcome using basic materials, machines, tips from world famous inventors and the most important thing of all — their mind. Construct catapults and forts, fabricate innovative flying contraptions, design gizmo prototypes, and even assemble a working light saber to take home. Ages 7-12, 9 a.m.-noon Monday to Friday, March 23-27, $159.

Pre-Engineering Camp Using LEGO. Build engineer-designed projects such as boats, bridges, mazes and motorized cars, and use special pieces to create your own unique design. This is an ideal way to prepare young builders for the challenge of Engineering FUNdamentals. Ages 5-7, 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, March 23-27, $155.

Recording & Music Technology Camp. Come have fun experimenting with synthesizers, effects pedals and recording music on your computer. If you enjoy creating your own music and want to learn how to use computers and other music technology this is the camp for you. Students are encouraged to bring instruments. Ages 8-12, 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, March 23-27, $140.

Imagination Academy. Decipher the world in this camp designed for young scientists. Campers develop Earth awareness and explore the world as junior naturalists before heading to space as junior astronauts. Ages 5-7, Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m., March 23-27, $159.

Bash ’em Bots using LEGO. Learn how to make a massive motorized LEGO machine. Instructors guide students in this advanced engineering camp, as they re-engineer standard LEGO vehicles into mechanized machines that can traverse obstacles and battle fellow bots. Ages 8-12, 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, March 23-27, $155.

Spring Break Farm Camp. Spend spring break on Luscher Farm. Campers will enjoy arts and crafts, songs and games while exploring the farm. Wear layered clothing and closed-toe shoes for classroom and outdoor weather. Ages 5-11, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 23-27, $155.

Spring Break Junior Golf Camp. Fun opportunity for kids to brush up their game in all areas with four days of golf lessons and activities. Includes daily practice on the course. One T-shirt per participant and lunch each day included. Ages 6-17, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. March 23-27, $130.

Adult Golf Clinics — Becoming a Golfer. We offer adult clinics for groups up to 10 students. Whether you’re brand new to the game or an intermediate player we have group instruction that suits your needs. You’ve played but need more confidence. Learn to hit all shots with greater skill, putt and chip effectively, and gain an understanding and respect for the etiquette and rules of the game. A nine-hole round of golf is included in the fee for this clinic. Ages 18 and older, 1-3 p.m. March 28, $38.

For details on these classes and to view the complete schedule, visit www.loparks.org.

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