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Summer sizzles with STEAM activities

Summer sizzles with STEAM activities

Busy brains and eager hands are hallmarks of the summer camps cropping up across Douglas County. Many feature STEAM-related activities that engage even those students who think they don’t like science or math. All offer projects that keep learning going but keep fun foremost. Here’s a roundup of camps planned this summer. If yours is missing, get out the word by visiting www.dcpss.org. Go to the “events” tab; then to Add Your Event.

June 15 to Aug. 15, 1144 – Summer STEAM Camps, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Boys & Girls Clubs of the Umpqua Valley, 1144 N.E. Cedar St., Roseburg. $80 to $100 per week.

June 16 to Aug. 14 – Summer Kids Camps, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Umpqua Valley Arts Center, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg. Cost is $30-$85.

June 22 to June 26 – Explore the Trades: Summer Camps for Girls, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Phoenix Charter School, 3131 N.E. Diamond Lake Blvd., Roseburg. Free.

June 22 to July 21 – Youth Earth Connect, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, Phoenix Charter School, 3131 N.E. Diamond Lake Blvd., Roseburg. $20 per week.

June 29 and 30 – Umpqua Valley Steam Hub Camp, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Riddle High School, 147 Main St., Riddle. Free.

June 29 to July 16 – Cobb School Technology & Digital Media Camp, 9 a.m. to noon, 1781 N.E. Walnut St., Roseburg. $250.

June 29 to Aug. 6 – Umpqua Community College Discovery and Matrix Camps, various times and locations on campus at 1140 Umpqua College Road, Winchester. $15-$175.

June 30 – Cloverbud One-Day Camp, Discovery Garden, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 380 River Forks Park Road, Roseburg. $25.

July 1 and 2 – Umpqua Valley Steam Hub Camp, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Yoncalla High School, 292 Fifth St., Yoncalla. Free.

July 7 to July 10 – Douglas and Coos County 4-H Camp, Camp Myrtlewood, resident/overnight stays, 49658 Myrtle Creek Road, Myrtle Point. $155-$180.

July 14 to 24 – YMCA-Douglas ESD PartnerSports Camp, YMCA of Douglas County, 1151 N.E. Stephens St., Roseburg. Free. Applications available at the YMCA or at Douglas Education Service District, 1871 N.E. Stephens St., Roseburg.