There are so many fun activities for teens this summer! Check out our best picks! Some are recurring events so check the website for more dates.
NW Escape Experience
Physical adventure games in which players are locked in a room and must use the elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles and escape within a set time limit!
Where: 1503 NE 78th Street STE 7, Vancouver, WA
When: Wednesday – Sunday: 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Monday – Tuesday: Closed
Cost: $30 per person, per room
Summer Reading 2019: A Universe of Stories
When: June 15-August 15, 2019
Ages: Teens through 18 years old
Sign up or log your reading online. Or, grab a paper log at your library and check out their reading challenges.
You can also track your reading with the Beanstalk Tracker app for Android and iOS.
Earn a prize for 15, 30, and 45 days of reading logged.
Grand Prizes: For all ages, earn an entry into the grand prize drawing at 15, 30, and 45 days of reading logged. One reader in each age group will win their choice of grand prizes:
OMSI Family Membership
Barnes and Noble Shopping Spree ($100 Gift Card)
Movie Marathon ($100 Gift Card to the movie theater of your choice)
Wonderworks Children’s Museum Family Membership
Sternwheeler Cruise ($125 Gift Card)
19th Century Saber Training Program Summer 2019
In 1845, Her Majesty’s Ship Modeste arrived to protect the British Empire and Hudson’s Bay Company interests in the Northwest. The training course will focus on the saber techniques employed by the Royal Navy at that time.
Where: 1001 E. Fifth St., Vancouver, WA (Inside the reconstructed Fort Vancouver).
When: Six weeks, on Wednesdays
Who: Ages 12 and up.
Cost: $75 per person
The training fee is payable to Academia Duellatoria by check or PayPal. Fees must be paid before the training sessions begin. Enrollment in the training is not guaranteed until payment is received.
Program Dates and Times:
|Basic 1||Wednesdays, July 10 – August 14, 2019||12 pm to 1:30 pm|
|Basic 2||Wednesdays, July 10 – August 14, 2019||12 pm to 1:30 pm|
|Intermediate||Wednesdays, July 10 – August 14, 2019||12 pm to 1:30 pm|
Training sabers (sabers have dull edges and blunt tips) are provided.
Participants who successfully complete both the Basic 1 and Basic 2 training courses will have the opportunity to volunteer at living history events and programs at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.
Contact & Registration
For more information, or to sign up, contact Jeff Richardson, Academia Duellatoria at (503) 888-9310.
Coding Camps with Code to the Future
Dive into the world of computer coding with Java, a professional coding language or Scratch, a block-based application developed at MIT.
Where: Firstenburg or Marshall Community Centers
When: June 24-28, July 8-12, and August 5-9 (week long, half-day)
Who: Ages 7-14
Cost: weekly fee $160 or $227
Go online to register for coding camps
Sky Zone in Vancouver, WA
Where: 5000 E. Fourth Plain Blvd
Vancouver WA 98661
Monday – Thursday: 10:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 to 7:45 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 to 7:45 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Cost: Go online for pricing and ticket purchase. Tickets can also be purchased at the door.
LOCK-IN Luau at Sky Zone! (Recurring Event)
When: June 22 11:15 p.m., pickup June 23 at 6:00 a.m.
Go to website for pricing and ticket purchase
Price Includes: Lock-In Admission, pizza and fountain drink, Sky Zone Glow Shirt
Does your teen get angry easily? As a parent, are you feeling concerned, discouraged, or powerless?
Now that school is out, it may be a great time to address your concerns.
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Or, call this number 360 356 8756 to schedule a session today.
Make an appointment today and watch your teen’s ability to manage anger improve.