This summer, Visalia offers plenty of opportunities for your child to learn, explore, play, and create. Whether your child is interested in art, sports, or science, there are plenty of options to choose from to keep your kids’ hands and minds busy all summer long.

Arts Visalia Art Classes

June 5–July 28, times vary
This summer, Arts Visalia will be offering children’s art classes for ages 5-6, 7-10, and 11 and up. Children will have the opportunity to learn about the basic elements of art that emphasize imagination, creative problem solving, instruction in drawing, painting, sculptures, ceramics, photography, print making, and mixed-media. For more information and to register, head to artsvisalia.org.

Clay Café Kidz Kamp

June 19, 20, 22; July 10, 11, 13;
July 24, 25, 26; Aug. 7, 8, 10, 12-4 p.m.
At Clay Café’s Kidz Kamp, children will enjoy old-fashioned summer days with lunch, ceramic painting, crafts, games, and water fun. Each week is three-days of fun, so call ahead to reserve your child’s spot: (559)733-2022.

ImagineU Children’s Museum Summer Camp

June 5–July 28, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
As with all other camps and programming at the museum, this camp will be very hands-on and will feature unique approaches to learning. In addition, each week will feature activities centered around different themes, like life sciences, gardening, gadgets, and more! Registration is open for children between the ages of 4 and 12. For more information and to sign up, visit imagineumuseum.org.

The Lifestyle Center Summer Kids Camp

June 26-30, July 24-28, 12:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Kids ages 5-12 years old will enjoy a full week of games, outdoor water play, rockwall climbing, swimming, and much more! This is a great opportunity for your child to spend the day hanging out with friends, getting out of the house, and doing something fun and physical during summer break. The Lifestyle Center members receive a discount. For more information, call (559) 624-3416. The Lifestyle Center also offers a separate Volleyball Clinic for beginners (June 13, 14, & 15) and advanced (June 20, 21, & 22).

Visalia Parks & Recreation Camps

June 5–August 4, times vary
The Visalia Parks & Recreation offers a myriad of summer programs, day camps, and classes for all ages. From Camp Kaboom to sports and theatre camps, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this summer. For more information on specific day camps and how to sign up, visit liveandplayvisalia.com.