North Idaho Summer Camps

Note: This directory is provided as a convenience to our North Idaho Families. Advertisers in the North Idaho Family Magazine & members of the North Idaho Family Group’s listings contain additional information and/or active website links.

Residential Camps

Camp Cross

McDonald Point, Lake Coeur d’Alene
Grades 2-12, Adult and Family, May-Oct
Residential Bible. Canoeing, boating, hiking, Dutch oven cooking. or 509-624-3191

Camp Four Echoes

Lake Coeur d’Alene, Worley
Girls grades 1-12, Troops, Family, Adults June-Aug
Girl Scouts. Windsurfing, kayaking, sailing, sports, cooking, photography, hiking. Scholarships available. or 509-747-8091

Camp Lutherhaven

3258 W. Lutherhaven Rd., Coeur d’Alene Grades 1-12, Family, Special Needs, June-Aug Residential Bible. High-ropes adventure course, climbing tower, waterfront. Financial assistance, transportation and scholarships available. or 866-729-8372 x119

Camp Mivoden

17415 E Hayden Lake Road, Hayden
Ages 8-17 Youth Camps June – July, Family Camps July-August. Some reduced rate fees available
Seventh-day Adventist, wakeboard, paddleboard, equestrian, 9 element challenge course and zip line, survival, rock wall, drama, ceramic and craft studio or 509-242-0506

Camp Sweyolakan

Lake Coeur d’Alene Ages 5-18, July-Aug Camp Fire Inland Northwest. Kayaking, outdoor cooking, archery, ropes courses, backpacking, hiking, arts and crafts, and games. or 509-747-6191

Cocolalla Lake Bible Camp

209 N. Cocolalla Loop Rd., Cocolalla
Ages 7-18, Family, July-Aug. Financial Assistance available.
Swimming, canoeing, paddle boats. or 208-263-3912

Kids Camp

Silver Lake Camp, Medical Lake, WA
Grades 3-5, Aug
Real Life Ministries Camp

North Idaho Catholic Youth Camp

Shoshone Base Camp, North Fork, Coeur d’Alene River
Grades 5-12, July
Zip-lining, river tubing, rock climbing, campfires. Scholarships available. or 208-771-1915

Ross Point Baptist Camp

Post Falls
Grades 2-12, Family, June-July. Limited scholarships available, up to 50% off.
Softball, swim, bouldering wall, canoeing, crafts, climbing wall, high ropes course. or 208-773-1655

Shoshone Creek Ranch Camp

North Fork, Coeur d’Alene River
Grades 5-12, July-Aug
Residential Bible camp operated by Lutherhaven. Horseback riding, swimming, crafts. or 866-729-8372 x119

Twinlow Camp

Grades 1-12, Adult, Family, June-Aug
United Methodist Church Camp. Games, waterskiing, crafts, swimming, canoeing. “Camperships” (scholarships) available. or 208-352-2671

Twin Eagles Summer Camps

Coeur d’Alene, Sandpoint
Ages 6-18 and Family, June-July. Limited Scholarships, up to 50% off total camp cost.
Day and residential. Nature awareness, animal tracking, wild edible and medicinal plants. or 208-265-3685

Schweitzer Adventure Camp

Schweitzer Resort, Sandpoint
Ages 6-11, June-Aug
Hiking, crafts, swimming. or 208-255-3081

Day & Week Camps

Union Gospel Mission Camp

NOTE: Waiting list at this time
In partnership with CDA Assembly Church, Ford, WA Grades 3-5 grade, July, FREE

Twin Lakes Friends Camp

8068 W. Radmer Rd., Rathdrum
Grades 1-4, July
Christian-themed residential and day camps. Scholarships available.

Summit Christian Academy

Age 3-6th grade, June-August
6:45 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Boys and Girls Club

200 W. Mullan Avenue, Post Falls
Ages 6-18, July-Aug
Regular Program 9am-6pm (lunch and snacks included, $20 for all summer) – Optional Breakfast Program 7-9am (additional $175) or 208-457-9089

Camp Ka-Mee-Lin

Kiwanis Park, Post Falls City of Post Falls Recreation Department, Age 4 ½-13 or 208-773-0539

Camp Kroc – Salvation Army

Kroc Center CDA
A whole summer of adventure with 10 weeks of Kroc camps to choose from.
Age 4-17, June-Aug. Scholarships available (up to 50% off).

Castle Rock Ranch Camp

Overnight Summer Camp for Girls
Age 9-14, July-August, 2018 Session 1 Available, Session 2 SOLD OUT
Horseback riding, tubing, animal care, gardening, cooking, hiking, and fun!

Coeur Climbing Co. Summer Camps

Coeur Climbing offers seasonal youth climbing camps that foster self-discovery and active play through a variety of activities both on and off the climbing wall. Watch your climber(s) conquer their fears, make lasting memories, and fall in love with a sport they can continue to do their entire lives. Your child will enjoy:

  • Daily climbing tips
  • Exciting activities and games
  • Active play away from technology
  • Delicious and nutritious snack
Weekly camps will run June 17 – August 30
Morning session: ages 5-9 / Afternoon session: ages 9-14
$220 / camper – Tuition includes all necessary gear, instruction, daily snacks, & a gift from Coeur Climbing

Hospice of North Idaho’s Camp Kaniksu

A free summer camp experience for children and teens who are dealing with the loss of a loved one.
Ages 7-15, August or 772-7994

Quest Summer Day Camp

Church of Nazarene, CDA
Grades K-9, June-Aug or 208-667-3543

School PLUS Day Camp/Childcare

Coeur d’Alene School District 271 at Borah (K-3rd) and Ramsey  (4th-6th, K-3 siblings only) elementary schools. June-Aug or 208-769-0700

Educational Camps

Camp Invention

Multiple Camps in the Coeur d’Alene Area!
Spark your child’s curiosity and creativity at Camp Invention®, Wonder! This nationally acclaimed K-6 program comes to Coeur d’Alene with all-new, hands-on STEM fun. Register at
Grades K-6, Multiple weeks in June or 800-968-4332

Coeur d’Alene Library, LCHS Library, Community Library Network

FREE Summer Reading Programs for all ages.
Coeur d’Alene Public Library
Community Library Network

Around the World Summer MultiCultural Camp

For children ages 6-11 years old. FREE
Campers explore culture, music, games, arts, and crafts, language, food, and other activities from regions around the world: Eastern Asia, Pacific Asian, Latin America, Australia, Africa, Native American
July, 11am-2pm

Youth Advocates for Human Rights Camp

For preteens and teens ages 11-14 years old. FREE
Teens learn how to be agents of change in society. Daily presentations about local, national, and international topics provide inspiration for young adults to be advocated in their community.
7/30 – 8/3, 1pm-4pm

Gizmo CDA

Different classes each week including unique arts & crafts, robotics, jewelry-making, 3D Modeling & printing, welding, forensics, and more. Some FREE camps, and also scholarships Available.
Age varies based on class, June-Aug.

Idaho Discoveries Nature Day Camp

Ages 4 – 11, June
Hiking, Fishing, Stream study, Crafts, Fun  or  call  Beth at  208-667-8475.

NIC Kids Camp NIC

Video games, mobile apps, programming, and Minecraft in a fun, hands-on learning environment. Ages 7-17, June-Aug or 208-769-3333

University of Idaho Dig’nIT Camps

Cosmetic Chemistry, Magic of Math, Learn to Love STEM

Rising grades 5-9, June-August –“PAY WHAT YOU CAN”

Art, Music, Theater Camps

Art of Nature Summer Camp

Coeur d’Alene, July

Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre

Info coming soon … or 208-660-2958

Christian Youth Theater

Coeur d’Alene
Age 5-18, July-Aug. Scholarships Available (up to 50% off) or 208-930-1001

Coeur d’Alene Arts Commission

Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th., Coeur d’Alene Grades K-12, June-July
Drawing, painting, music, kitchen, stage improv, cultural arts, mixed media, reading or 208-676-9132

Connelly Enterprises Drama Camps

A week of building skills, fostering talent, having fun, and making memories! In just 5 days of camp, we will put on a fully staged production with every camper performing! Ages: 6-18 Price: $230
CDA Bible Church/Summit Christian Academy / 208-699-8775 – [email protected] 

Emerge Art Workshops

“Emerge is offering art camps this summer for kids ages 7 – 18. Camps will run Monday through Thursday and include fine art activities catered to all skill levels. Projects will include clay sculptures, hand printing t-shirts, collage, science-based art activities, art journaling, and much more!

Emerge also partnered with Coeur Climbing this summer to offer a unique collaboration. During select weeks, students can add to their climbing camp two hours full of fun crafts and fine art activities led by one of Emerge’s art instructors.

Visit our website for a full list of dates that our Summer Camps are available:

Scholarships available courtesy of the CDA Arts Commission. Please email [email protected] for more details.

Kids Draw Architecture

Coeur d’Alene

Music Conservatory of Coeur d’Alene SUMMER CAMPS

Choose MUSIC CLASSES BY THE WEEK from June 10 to August 23 including Mini Music Makers for kids ages 6 mo. to 7 years, and for youth & adults including Introduction to UkuleleUkulele 2, Introduction to GuitarGuitar 2Hand DrumsSaxophone FundamentalsEasy Piano and Beginning Class Piano. REGISTER NOW!

North Idaho Rock School

Sports Camps

CDA Assembly Breakaway Sports Camp

NOTE: Could not find info for 2018 at time of publication
For kids of all athletic abilities. Cost is $30/Camper and registration includes: shirt, water bottle, sports bag, camp picture, a taco feed for the family sponsored by Mexican Food Factory, and ice cream awards night.
Age 6-11, June – $35

Coeur d’Alene Parks and Recreation or 208-769-2252

Hayden Parks and Recreation or 208-209-1080

Post Falls Parks and Recreation or 208-773-0539

Rathdrum Parks and Recreation or 208-687-2399

Sandpoint Parks and Recreation or 208-263-3613

North Idaho College

1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene Grades 3-12, June-Aug Basketball, soccer, volleyball, wrestling, softball, baseball, cheerleading, mascot. or 208-769-3348

NIC Outdoor Pursuits

1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene
Rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing, white water rafting, sailing, hiking. Includes equipment and transportation. or 208-769-7809

Skyhawk Sports Camps

Various locations
Ages 4-12, June-Aug
Basketball, baseball, tennis, soccer, football

Special Needs Camps

Camp All Stars

Coeur d’Alene Specialized Needs Recreation day camps for developmental disabilities and/or physical, mental and emotional challenges.
Ages 4-21, June-Aug or 208-755-6781

Camp Chrysalis

Serving children, ages 4-18 with developmental disabilities in a fun camp setting. We enjoy fishing, community tours, making bird houses and many other fun activities!
The program runs Mondays – Fridays from June 17, 2024 – August 16, 2024.
Please call Terri or Paula for more details and to get on our waiting list.  208-770-2770

everybodyout cda

Everybody Out CDA provides nature hikes and outdoor recreation for kids in the Coeur d’Alene area. Events are designed to be inclusive and sensory-friendly for those with special needs. Weekly hikes. or 208-274-3548

Camp Independence

TESH Inc., 3327 Industrial Loop, Coeur d’Alene
Ages 4-21, June-Aug
For children with special needs. A variety of activities. or 208-765-5105

Camp No Limits

Camp Cross, Lake Coeur d’Alene
Ages All, July, For children and adults with limb loss. Parent and child peer support, adapted recreational activities, prosthetic education. Financial assistance/scholarships available.