Summer Camps

Registration for Summer Camps 2016 is now open!

Catlin Gabel Summer Camps offer a wide variety of integrated day camps and programs in arts, music, technology, robotics, writing, sports, outdoor adventures, and more! All camps are taught by accomplished and dedicated teachers on our beautiful 67-acre campus in Southwest Portland. Sessions will run June 27-July 29, 2016 and are open to all children in the Portland metro area, from preschool through 12th grade.

2016 Camps Catalog

Ages 4 to 10


Ages 11 to 13


Ages 14 to 18


Extended day Care


Recent Catalog Updates

May 11
  • New session fo Summer Lego Robotics for Girls (Ages 10-13, 7/18-7/22)
April 29
  • CodeVana Coding Camps (Ages 7-18, various weeks)
April 25
  • Storytelling 101 (Ages 8-11, July 5-8)
  • Stories Alive! (Ages 8-11, new session: June 27-July 1)
March 22
  • Behind the Scenes in the Media (Ages 13-16, July 11-15)
March 16
  • Bernie Fagan Soccer Camps (Ages 5-14, June 27-July 1, July 18-22, July 25-29)

Feb. 13:

  • Knitting, Beading, and Crafts! (Ages 11-13, July 18-22)
  • For the Love of Cooking (Ages 8-9 - June 27-July 1; Ages 9-10 - July 5-8, Ages 6-7 - July 25-29)
  • Puzzles and Games (Ages 11-13, June 27-July 1)
  • Creative Calculations (Ages 11-13, June 27-July 1)
  • Rose City Music Academy (Ages 4-14, July 11-15, July 18-22, July 25-29)
  • Engineering for Kids (Ages 4-14, all 5 weeks)

Summer Camps Highlights

Our Summer Beehive camp for 4-5 year olds and our Honey Hollow Adventure camp for 6-9 year olds are available weekly. Families may sign up for multiple weeks, as each week will feature new adventures!

We offer extended day care for all campers in preschool through middle school programs in the morning and afternoon.

Camps and classes for middle and high school students take place weekly. Check back frequently for additions to the catalog.

Please contact Summer Camps staff at or 503-297-1894 if you have questions.

Nicholas Bellos, director, Catlin Gabel Summer Camps

Jennifer Marcus, director, Summer Beehive & Honey Hollow Adventure Camps (;

Sara Dier, director, Extended Day Program (

Chirs Dorough, Summer Camps coordinator


An independent preschool through 12th grade day school in Portland, Oregon
8825 SW Barnes Road,
Portland, Oregon 97225 |
503-297-1894 |

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