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Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 3:00 am

Youth summer programs are offered by some Tucson schools, businesses and institutions. Check websites for more information, or call for programs and schedules offered.


Dewhirst-Catalina Branch Library

15631 N. Oracle Rd.

(520) 594-5240

Dusenberry-River Branch Library

5605 E. River Rd.

(520) 594-5345

Geasa-Marana Branch Library

13370 N. Lon Adams Rd.

(520) 594-5255

Marana Branch Library

13370 N. Lon Adams Rd.

(520) 594-5255

Nanini Branch Library

7300 N. Shannon Rd.

(520) 594-5365

Oro Valley Public Library

1305 W. Naranja Dr.

(520) 229-5300

Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr., Branch Library

7800 N. Schisler Dr.

(520) 594-5200




Public Schools

701 W. Wetmore

(520) 696-5000

Arizona Youth University

888 N. Euclid Ave.

(520) 621-7724

Ascension Lutheran School

1220 W. Magee Rd.

(520) 297-3095

Beautiful Savior Academy

7570 N. Thornydale

(520) 579-1453

Building Bridges for Autism

5215 N Sabino Canyon Rd.

(520) 209-2501

Casas Christian School

10801 N. La Cholla Blvd.

(520) 297-0922

CCS takes FLIGHT (Friends, Laughter, Instruction, God, Hope, Teamwork) with two summer programs: June 6-24 and June 27-July 15. Participants can learn about math, cheerleading, writing, dance, music, art, manners, modeling, photography and more. Extended care is available.

Catalina Foothills Community Schools

2101 E. River Rd.

(520) 209-7551

Children’s House of Books

2624 N. 1st Ave.

(520) 822-8211

College Nannies & Tutors

7619 N. Oracle Rd., Suite 113

(520) 262-0177

Educational activities during the summer can make a significant difference in a child’s learning experience. Designed for high school students, Preparing for College — Preparing for Life is offered in three three-day sessions: June 14-16, July 12-14 and Aug. 11-13. Camp topics include aptitude assessments, career decisions and preparing for the job market. Registration cost before May 15 is $245; after that, $295.

Double800 LLC

(520) 401-0014

An eight-session SAT/PSAT prep course for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors offered Sundays and Wednesdays July 10-Aug. 3.

Faith Community Academy Preschool – 6th grade

2551 W. Orange Grove Rd.

(520) 742-4189

Hermosa Montessori School

12051 E. Fort Lowell Rd.

(520) 749-5518

Immaculate Heart Academy

410 E. Magee Rd.

(520) 297-6672

Immaculate Heart High School

625 E. Magee Rd.

(520) 297-2851

International School of Tucson

1730 N. 1st Ave.

(520) 406-0552


2855 W. Master Pieces Dr.

(520) 352-JTED (5833)

Operated by the Pima County Joint Technological Education District.

K.I.D.S. Journey Ministries

4700 N. Swan Rd.

(520) 299-1660

KidzArt Tucson

Locations throughout Tucson

(520) 495-4952

Khalsa School

3701 E. River Rd.

(520) 529-3611

Learning Lab

7400 N. Oracle Rd.

(520) 797-1875

Mad Science of Pima County

2608 N. Stone Ave.

(520) 733-7000

Marana Unified School District Community Schools

11279 W. Greer Rd. #108

(520) 682-3243


Mathnasium of Oro Valley

1335 W. Lambert Lane #145

(520) 297-3548

Pima Community College Pima for Kids

(520) 206-4500

Project STAR Flowing Wells Extension Programs, Inc.

1444 W. Prince Rd.

(520) 887-2600

Sonoran Science Academy

2325 W. Sunset Rd.

(520) 665-3430

St. Francis in the Foothills United Methodist Church

4625 E. River Rd.

(520) 299-9063

St. Gregory College Prep

3231 N. Craycroft Rd.

(520) 327-6395

Sylvan Learning

5425 N. Oracle Rd., #135

(520) 531-0431

Summer Y.E.S. Flowing Wells Extension Programs, Inc.

2220 W. Wetmore Rd.

(520) 293-8210

Tucson Academy of Music

& Dance

7954 N. Oracle Rd. or 4811 E. Sunrise Dr. #143

(520) 219-9950 or (520) 327-2303

Tucson Waldorf School

3349 E. Presidio Rd.

(520) 325-5514

The Tutoring Center

12090 N. Thornydale Rd.

(520) 579-3300

Tutoring Solutions

(520) 250-9014

The University of Arizona Flandrau Science Center

1601 E. University Blvd.

(520) 621-STAR (7827)




Batters Box

6800 N. Camino Martin

(520) 579-6691

Baseball/softball clinics

Bedroxx Bowling

4385 W. Ina Rd.

(520) 744-7655

Summer hours start May 27. Summer offer is $1.99 games during open bowling only Mon.-Fri. June 1-Aug. 31.

Centre Stage Dance Studio

10555 N. La Cañada Dr.

(520) 498-0093

Creative Dance Arts

5741 N. Oracle Rd.

(520) 887-5658

El Conquistador Tennis

Camps & Summer Programs

El Conquistador Resort

10000 N. Oracle Rd.

(520) 544-5000

Junior tennis summer camps for ages 4-18 at all levels May 13-Aug. 18. Weekly programs are available. Advance registration is required.

Gymboree Play & Music Center

7933 N. Oracle Rd. #A

(520) 721-7722

Head to Tail Riding School

11600 N. Oracle Rd.

(520) 544-9666

Ironwood Ridge Volleyball Camps

Ironwood Ridge High School

2475 W. Naranja Dr.

(520) 696-4009

Junior Golf Camp, The Practice Tee

4050 W. Costco Place

(520) 977-4891

Little Lions, A JTED  Preschool at Mountain View

3901 W. Linda Vista Blvd.

(520) 579-4400, ext. 4410

Operated by the Pima County Joint Technological Education District, Little Lions is a safe place to learn and play for children ages 3 to 5. This state-licensed preschool is operated by JTED’s Early Childhood Education Program. It is a DES provider. Full- and part-time programs are offered Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Marana Parks and Recreation

(520) 382-1950

Niya Butts Basketball Academy Day Camp

(520) 621-4014

Offers instruction for girls in grades 2-8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 6-9. This camp is designed to introduce the game of basketball to beginner players. It provides campers the opportunity to develop their basketball skills while offering an atmosphere that fosters cooperative learning and enthusiasm. While attending The Niya Butts Basketball Academy, campers will receive instruction from their favorite UA women’s basketball players and coaches.

Northwest YMCA

7770 N. Shannon Rd.

(520) 229-9001

Offering a wide range of summer activities for the entire family. Be sure to attend Healthy Kids Day, April 16. There will be a pancake breakfast for $4 from 7 to 10 a.m., a family fun run for $5 per family at 8 a.m. followed by a Y-Athlon, and free activities from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The first 350 kids will receive a free event T-shirt.

Oro Valley Riding School

(520) 237-5131

Teaching children ages 3 and up as well as adults in a fun and safe environment. Riding lessons for beginners, national champions and everyone in-between.

Pride All-Starz

7620 N. Hartman Lane, Ste. 132

After May 1:

3970 W. Ina Rd.

(520) 572-8981

Registration is now open for competitive teams, summer camps, classes and performance groups. Registration at Pride All-Stars Mon-Fri from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. or online. The home of 27-time national champions now has a brand new gym and dance studios. Training conducted by USASF certified instructors.

Reach Your Potential at The Hilton Summer Program

(520) 907-0514

Meet with a certified strength and conditioning specialist three times a week either in a small group setting or one-on-one. All programs are tailored to age, gender, health history and sport.

Rocks and Ropes

330 S. Toole Ave, #400

(520) 882-5924

Register now for 10 weeks of five-day sessions that start May 30. Open to boys and girls starting at age 6.

Sean Miller Basketball Camp

(520) 621-2430


Toscana Studio & Gallery

9040 N. Oracle Rd.

(520) 575-1445

Toscana’s summer art & sculpture camps offer a dynamic art experience to kids in grades 2-12. Students will embark on a creative process of building sculpture out of a variety of media, such as clay, plaster, papier maché, wood, metal, found objects, rope and wire, as well as acrylic and oil paints.

Tower Treehouse Summer Kids Program

Tower Theatres at Arizona Pavilions

5755 W. Arizona Pavilions Dr.

(520) 579-0500

Ten-week summer movie program that is free for kids 10 and under and $2 for other admissions May 30-Aug. 5, at 10 a.m. Mondays through Fridays only. Up to two kids movies per week. On Popcorn Days, meet Popcorn the Bear mascot for hugs and pictures.

Town of Oro Valley Parks & Recreation

11000 N. La Cañada Dr.

(520) 229-5050

Wide range of classes and activities for people of all ages. Schedule and registration offered online. See ad, pages 19-22.

Tucson Botanical Gardens

2150 N. Alvernon Way

(520) 326-9686, ext.18

Summer camps for kids in grades K-6. Schedule and registration offered online.

YMCA Triangle Y Ranch Camp and Retreat Center   

(520) 844-0987

Unforgettable summer fun is offered for boys and girls ages 7-17: Mini Camp for ages 6-9, Explorer Camp for ages 7-9, Trailblazer Camp for ages 10-12, High Adventure Camp for ages 13-15, Leaders-in-Training for ages 15-17, and Counselors-in-Training for ages 16-17.



Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

2021 N. Kinney Rd.

(520) 883-2702

International Wildlife Museum

4800 W. Gates Pass Rd.

(520) 629-0100

Junior Ranger Wilderness Day Camps

Saguaro National Park, Rincon Mountain District

(520) 733-5157

T Rex Museum

3861 N. Oracle Rd.

(520) 888-0746


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