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For a full list of summer camps, visit pressdemocrat.com/camps.

Parents may still be on the clock, but school is officially out for Sonoma County kids. For those looking for last-minute plans to fill the calendar, there are still spots left to get them enrolled in summer camp. With themes from science to sports, one is bound to pique a child’s interest. After all, it is their break from school, and you don’t want it to feel like homework to go.

Here is a list of some of the local summer camps that still have last-minute openings. For a full list of summer camps, visit pressdemocrat.com/camps.

Camp Yu-Chi’s Stupendous Shark Week Camp
June 19 – 23 (ages 6-12)
Featuring a trip to Doran Beach to learn about fish, whales and of course, sharks, campers will explore life in the deep blue sea as they learn the truth about the ocean’s most infamous creature and do activities like making shark tooth necklaces. The camp will take place at Youth Community Park Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., extended hours are available for an additional fee. To register, click here. $175 per child.

Camp Wa-Tam’s Lights, Camera, Camp!
July 5 - 7 (ages 6-12)
This three-day camp makes your child the star. Young aspiring directors, producers and actors steal the show as they plan a variety performance that takes the creativity of props, set design, costumes and special effects and the fun of performing. The camp takes place July 5 – July 7 at Santa Rosa’s Howarth Community Park Monday through Wednesday 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., with Thursday’s beginning at 1 p.m. and Friday’s beginning at 10 a.m. To register, click here. Extended hours are available for an additional fee. $185 per child.

Camp-Doyle’s Sunsational Science Camp
July 10 – 14 (ages 6-12)
This five-day camp will begin with science-based art projects where campers will learn sunshine and science. Children will also get to see a magical presentation by Bene and Bebe’s Magic Circus as well as a solar and star show at Santa Rosa Junior College’s planetarium. This camp will take place at Doyle Park Clubhouse in Santa Rosa from 10:30 to 5:15 p.m. with extended hours available at additional charge. To register click here. $175 per child.

Kamp Kennedy
July 25- 28 (ages 6-18)
In partnership with United Cerebral Palsy of the North Bay, Kamp Kennedy is a four-day camp for children and teens with developmental disabilities. Campers will meet new friends while crafting, playing games, boating and cooking outdoors. This camp will take place at Howarth Community Park Tuesday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. To register, call 707-543-3737. $135 per camper.

YMCA Sports Camp
Sessions vary June – August (ages 6-12)
Get all your youngster's energy out at a YMCA sports camp. Sessions last two weeks and include trips to Cal Skate, Rebounderz, Scandia and an Oakland A’s game. Each session will focus on different sports that will be packed full of practice games, coaching, coordination drills, sports trivia and most importantly, teamwork. Camp will take place at the YMCA’s two Santa Rosa locations from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Register online here.

YMCA Summer Adventure Camp
Sessions vary June - August (session 5) (ages 6-12)
Perfect for curious minds and adventurers, YMCA’S Summer Adventure Camp has five sessions, varying in dates and themes, which feature field trips to Armstrong Woods, Snoopy’s Ice, Epicenter Bowling and Cal-Skate. Children will participate in activities and crafts focusing on their camp theme which range from ‘Zootopia’ to ‘Comic Book Heroes.’ Camps are still available at Rohnert Park, Petaluma and Santa Rosa YMCA locations. Register online at here. Pricing starts at $356 for two-week sessions.

YMCA Lil’ Campers
Sessions vary June – August (ages 2 – 5)
YMCA’s Lil’ Campers is targeted for those just beginning pre-school or Kindergarten. All five session have a different theme sure to peak your toddler’s interest. Construction Zone Camp is for the builders and future innovators while Chopped Junior Camp will teach kids how to cook up some healthy treats like ants on a log and frozen bananas. All two-week sessions will take place at Piner Preschool in Santa Rosa from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. with half days available. Register online here.

Sonoma Humane Society Animal Adventure and Education Camp
Sessions vary June – August (Grades 2-7)
Young animal lovers will get a behind-the-scenes looks into the Sonoma County Humane Society’s operations as they learn about caring for animals. Along with attending field trips to meet marine and land animals, campers will learn skills necessary to observe, treat and communicate with animals. Training dogs, feeding rabbits and comforting cats are just some of the possibilities while training alongside Sonoma County’s top animal service providers. This one-week camp meets at the Sonoma Humane Society from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pricing begins at $300 per session. Register online here.

Sonoma Humane Society Teen Career Camp
July 17 – 21 (Grades 8-12)
Older kids looking for a potential career in veterinary care or those with just a passion for animals would on benefit from this week-long camp. Campers will get first-hand experience from experts in animal care. As well meeting industry leaders, participants will be educated on global animal welfare organizations and participate in a dog training clinic. Field trips in previous years have included Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue and Bergin University of Canine Studies. The day will begin at the Sonoma Humane Society and will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pricing begins at $300 per session. Register online here.

Sonoma Humane Society Farm Camp
July 24 – 28 (Grades 4 – 7)
Not only with campers get to work with over 25 different farm animals, but they will get a hands-on training and teaching about farming. Campers will learn basic farming practices like how to pick berries, braid garlic and make pickles, all while tending to the farm animals. Located at Forget Me Not Farm at the Sonoma Humane Society, the property boasts 3 acres of vegetable, herb and flower gardens. This week-long camp goes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Register online here. Pricing begins at $300 per session.

Charles Schulz Museum Summer Camps
Sessions vary June – August (all ages included)
Focusing on imagination and creativity, Charles Schulz Museum summer camps have numerous themes and dates to fit any child’s artistic interests. For comic book enthusiasts, different class levels are offered that teach comic book creation from generating plot lines to designing characters. Lego animation camps at regular and advanced levels are also available for campers to build Lego scenes and work in groups to create a stop-motion movie. Arts and crafting sessions for younger kids are also available. Prices vary from $80 to $156. Register online here.

Summer Wonder Camp
Sessions vary June 12 – August 11 (ages 5 - 8)
Taught by teachers and early childhood education professionals, camp activities are based on exploration and learning at the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County. Flower prints and seed planting, face painting, ice skating and marble run engineering are all on the schedule for a week filled with games, nature, science and art. At the end of every week, parents are invited to an open house to see performances or art created by the campers. Camp begins at 9 a.m. and goes until 3 p.m. with extended hours available. Pricing starts at $330 per week. Register online here.

Sonoma County Regional Park Summer Camps
Sessions vary June 12 – August 11 (ages 9 and older)
For those looking to be outdoors, Sonoma County Regional parks is offering week-long summer camps as part of its active lifeguard training program. With camps taking place at Spring Lake Regional Park, Healdsburg Memorial Beach and Doran Regional Park, sessions vary in description with some focused on catching waves and learning rescue techniques while others will focus on first aid, CPR, kayaking and paddling rescues. For kids interested in all things wildlife, sessions are offered where campers get the chance to swim in the lagoon and touch creatures in the tide pool. Pricing starts at $190 per session. All sessions begin a 9 a.m. and go until 2 p.m. or 4 p.m. Register online here.

Jack London Adventure Writing Camp
Sessions vary July 10 – July 28 (Grades 6-8)
Combining the beauty of nature with the relaxation of writing, this week-long day camp focuses on strengthening writing skills as well as developing storylines. Middle schoolers will pack their journals and head out on group hiking adventures every day in order to inspire their creativity and enjoy the summer weather all while doing different writing exercises. Camp sessions run Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pricing is $300 for the week. Register online here.

Sonoma County 4-H Camp
July 3- 8 (Ages 9 – 18)
Located just east of St. Helena in the Las Posadas forest, 4-H Camp is a week-long overnight camp focusing on team building and outdoor activities. This year's theme is Around the World, and each day focuses on a different geographical theme starting with Central America and ending with Asia. Every day is planned out and includes activities like archery, tie-dye, swimming during the day with each night ending with a camp fire. Pricing includes meals and transportation. Register online at ca.4honline.com.

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