Online Summer Camps to Sign Up For
The summer season is full-blown, but like the rest of the world we are missing out on the usual activities we enjoy around this time of year.
And while the grownups can cope easier, our kids are largely impacted with the change of pace. There's no need to worry though. A lot of summer camp providers have opted to embrace the "new normal" by launching online alternatives. Help to keep them occupied with these online summer camps!
The National Academy of Athletics (NAOFA) has launched a variety of online summer sports camps your kids can choose from to help keep them active while having fun even as they stay at home. These virtual camps are self-paced through the purchase of videos which can be viewed on demand for up to 30 days after they send you the code. Register for basketball, football, volleyball, and even martial arts!
2. Camp EDMO
Camp EDMO offers 2.5-hour live camp sessions which run for a week which uses their EDMO Method to teach life skills. There are a variety of grade levels to choose from, depending on your child’s current grade level in school. The kids will also have the same staff and campmates throughout the week.
The Petaluma Parks and Recreation features a variety of online sports camp programs wh ich run year-round. This includes Virtual Martial Arts, Virtual In the Net Soccer Camp, and a Virtual Air Attack Football Camp. A City of Petaluma account is required to register for these camps via the Parks and Recreation website.
While all onsite classes are closed, members of Redwood Empire Gymnastics can still take advantage of sessions through at home activities sent to their Jack Rabbit accounts and email.
While not technically a summer camp, the Children's Museum of Sonoma County has launched a PLAYology Playbook on their website, which features fun activities kids can do at home. Homemade shadow boxes, DIY Pirate Costumes, and even a Make Your Own Kite are just some of the activities you can sit down and enjoy with your little ones.
En Garde Fencing offers classes in Olympic fencing, Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA), and more. During the shelter in place, they have begun to offer video classes so you and your kids can learn to practice the refined art of fencing.
If dance is what your kid is passionate about, Studio W offers online dance classes for a variety of ages. With lessons ranging from Ballet, Hip Hop and Dance, there's something for everyone.