NAU youth summer camp dates set

The Junior Forestry Academy in the woods

Camp dates have been set for a variety of youth and sports camps offered by Northern Arizona University to keep the community active and learning this summer.

This year’s programming includes:

Mountain Jacks Kids Camp
Children in kindergarten through fifth grade can enjoy morning activities of sports, field games and experiential education sessions, while the afternoon portion of the camp is aquatic-based. Camp hours are Monday through Friday from 7:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Half-day options also are available. Pre-camp is available Tuesday, May 31 through Friday, June 3. Register online.

Explorer’s Camp 
Children in sixth through eighth grades will enjoy an activity-based and adventure education camp. Explorers venture around NAU’s campus, Flagstaff and surrounding areas. Camp is held Monday through Friday from 7:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Half-day options also are available. Pre-camp is available Tuesday, May 31 through Friday, June 3. Register online.

Summer Sports Leagues
NAU affiliates and community members ages 18 and up are invited to join summer sports leagues for basketball and indoor soccer. The cost is $15 per player for NAU students, faculty and staff and $20 per player for non-NAU affiliates. Register online at and contact with questions.

Centennial Forest Environmental Education Camp
Five youth programs, for ages 9 to 16, connect youth to the outdoors through hands-on education, teamwork activities and leadership skills. The programs also provide a glimpse of forest science and wildlife research. Register online.

Curry Summer Music Camp
Established in 1950, the Curry Summer Music Camp offers junior high and high school students the opportunity for musical immersion and social interaction with one another. Register online.

Athletics Summer Camps and Clinics
Geared toward young athletes, programs exist for those looking to elevate their game in a variety of sports, including basketball, soccer, football and volleyball. Register online.

Summer Bug Camp
Each week-long summer camp is designed for children ages 6 to 12. Campers learn about insect natural history and biodiversity through a series of projects and activities. The first camp will take place Monday, June 20, through Friday, June 24, and the second camp will take place Monday, July 18, through Friday, July 22. Both camps run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact with questions. Register online.