Have the summer of a lifetime at Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland! At our Clubs, we offer high-quality, affordable summer programming for all youth.  In addition to regular drop-in programming, kids can attend specialized summer day camps and dive into topics including the arts, sports leagues & fitness, science, exploration, leadership and more.

All youth must be registered members of Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area in order to attend camps and member programming.

A Boys & Girls Club membership is just $25 per year.Visit your local Club facility and fill out a membership form to become a member, or download one HERE.

Summer Offerings

There are several ways to get involved in our Clubs this summer!

Member Hours 12-6pm
free with membership

All members (including teens) are welcome to drop in to our Clubs at any time from noon to 6:00 pm for regular Club programming with a $25 annual membership.

Summer Camps 9am  to noon (morning), 1 pm to 3:30 pm (afternoon)
Prices range from $45-$75 per week

From Icky, Sticky Science Camps to Fashion Design to Park Hopping, we have something for everyone at Boys & Girls Clubs this summer. Our camps are open to all youth entering grades 1-12 in Fall 2016. Clubs offering camps: Blazers, Inukai, JWR, Regence, Wattles, Parkrose School-based Clubs

Teen Leadership Camps 9am  to noon (morning)
$100 for the summer (L.I.T.), $20 per week (L.E.A.D.)
BGCP offers teens the unique chance to strengthen leadership skills over the summer through our L.E.A.D program and our Leaders in Training Program.

Sunrise Club 7am to 9am
$20 per week

Sunrise Club is an early start to the day with safe and supervised fun! Hours depend on Club site, but take place before drop-in, generally between 7:00 am and 9:00 am. This a great option for parents who work early!

Summer Kids in the Park
June 20 – Aug. 26, 2016

Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland, in partnership with the City of Gresham, is putting a hop and a SKIP into summertime with Summer Kids in the Park, an 10-week program for youth 18 and younger. There is no cost to participate in the SKIP summer recreation program.

A nutritious sack lunch will be served through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s summer lunch program.

  • Free youth recreation in Gresham.
  • Fun activities and free lunch.
  • Monday-Friday in three Gresham parks.
  • For all kids ages 18 and younger.
  • No registration required, drop in anytime as often as you like.

Schedule and Locations
Main City Park, 219 S. Main Ave.
Monday through Friday, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Lunch served from 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Vance Park, 1400 SE 182nd Ave.
Monday through Friday, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Lunch served from 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Red Sunset Park, 2403 NE Red Sunset Drive
Monday through Friday, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Lunch served from 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Parents and guardians should plan to stay at the park while the youth are participating. SKIP is not meant for little ones to be left without parental or guardian supervision. Older children may attend on their own, however, if parents/guardians deem it appropriate for their child.

Summer Brain Gain

Offered in Clubs during the summer, Brain Gain is an interactive, educational program dedicated to eliminating the accumulative learning loss during summer break prevalent in youth from underserved communities. Summer Brain Gain grew learning by 2%.

Policies & Guidelines

Manage your existing Active account

Already registered and need to access your Active account? Click HERE.


If you are interested in applying for a scholarship please indicate so during the registration process and select the Payment Plan or Pay Manually option when checking out. Scholarship forms are available on our website or at any of our Club locations. All scholarships are awarded on a need basis and staff are committed to a 5 business day for requests.



We have a limited availability in our camps, if you wish to un-enroll your child from one of our camps please contact your Club at least one week prior to the camp’s start date in order to have payments applied to other Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland offerings.

If a mistake was made during registration please call your Club for assistance. A member of our staff will transfer it to the correct offering to avoid doubling registrations and processing fees.

Payment Options

All summer camp registrations are now processed ONLINE via credit card. If you would prefer to purchase camps using cash or a check please register in person at your Club site. All payment options require a 10% deposit at the time of registration.