Summer Camps

Registration for Summer Camps 2015 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 60-acre campus in Southwest Portland. Sessions run June 22–July 31, 2015, and are open to all children in the Portland metro area, from preschool through 12th grade.

Explore our catalog of academic, enrichment, and athletics camps, and sign up on the registration page. Check back frequently for the addition of new camps, which will be announced on a rolling basis.

New Camps Updates

6/26: New sections of Math of Living (7/20-7/24) and Photography Book, by You (7/27-7/31) now open! 

6/14: Studio Art Summer Incubator (for students entering grades 9–12, July 6–10)

6/9: Summer Beehive and Honey Hollow Adventure are filling fast. Register today!

5/30: Farm Camp at Sauvie Island is now open to rising 1st-5th graders!

5/25: Super Star Sports Camp has 5 open spots remaining

4/22: Ropes and Adventure Camp is now open to rising 7th–12th graders!


  • CodeVana Digital Explorers (for students entering grades 1–5, July 20–24)
  • CodeVana Breakaway with Code (for students entering grades 6–8, July 20–24)
  • CodeVana Idea to Reality Camp (for students entering grades 9–12, July 27–31)
  • CodeVana Girls Make Apps Camp (for students entering grades 7–10, July 27–31)


  • British Sports Camp (for students entering grades 2–8, July 13–17)
  • Middle School Cross-Country Camp (for students entering grades 6–8, August 3–6)
  • Mapping the City (for students entering grades 6–8, July 13–17)
  • Wordless Picture Books (for students entering grades 3–6, half-day, July 20–24)
  • Fractured Fairy Tales (for students entering grades 3–6, half-day, July 20–24)
  • Art and Science of Light (for students entering grades 6–8, half-day, July 27–31)
  • Better than Instagram (for students entering grades 6–8, half-day, July 27–31)

Summer Camps Highlights

Our Summer Beehive camp for preschool through kindergarten students and our Honey Hollow Adventure camp for 1st through 4th grade children 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.


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

  • Nicholas Bellos, director, Catlin Gabel Summer Camps
  • Brendan Clark, director, Summer Beehive & Honey Hollow Adventure
  • Sara Dier, director, Extended Day Care and Summer Assistant Programs

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