Summer Fun Guide 2017

Summer Fun Guide

Summer is soon approaching, and many fun events are happening to celebrate. We put together a list of some family-friendly – and some chill-laxing – events and activities taking place on Oahu.

Hawaii Academy Summer School 2017

Date

May 31-Aug 4

(weekdays)

Time

7:30am-

5:30pm

Location

1314 Moonui St.

 

Description

Activities include basic math and reading comprehension, science experiments, arts and crafts, cooking lessons, movies and study hall, with daily gymnastics and trampoline instruction. Costs begin at $380 per week (includes lunch) half day begins at $220 per week, single-day options available

Call 842-5642 or visit 808ne.ws/2oZ3Qhw

 

 

 

Hawaii Children’s Discover Center

Date

May 29-Aug 11

(weekdays)

Time

9am-4pm afterhours til 4:30

Location

111 Ohe St. Kakaako

 

Description

Ages 5-8

The Center offers Discovery Camps four times a year during school breaks. Our themed Discovery Camps include hands-on educational activities, outdoor play, a visit to the Center’s exhibit galleries, and a healthy snack.

Cost: $220 to $275 per week

Summer Break Discovery Camp
*Please call 524-5437 for availability. Or visit discoverycenterhawaii.org

 

Hawaii State Public Library System Summer Reading Program

Date

June 4-15th

 

Time

Varies

Location

Neighborhood libraries

 

Description

Participants who visit their local library and read at least one book per week are eligible to receive a free weekly reading incentive, while supplies last. In addition to reading, the programs will feature storytelling performances by outstanding storytellers and artists.  Performance programs will be announced at a later date and posted on the HSPLS

Free

website: www.librarieshawaii.org.

 

Moiliili Community Center

Date

May 30- July 28

 

Time

7am-5:30pm weekdays

Location

2535 S. King St.

 

Description

Summer Smiles Program for keiki in grades K-6. Activities include Japanese language sessions, educational activities, games, cooking, arts and crafts, holiday-themed events, Wet ‘n’ Wild Hawaii field trip.

Costs range from $900 to $1,170 for six-, seven- or nine-week packages. Membership fee: $30. Optional lunch program. Register by May 5; $25 late fee.

Call 955-1555 or visit moiliilicc.org

 

Pearl City Foundation

Date

May 30-Aug 4

 

Time

6am-6pm

half-day

6am-2pm

Location

Momilani Community Center

715 Hoomoana St.

 

Description

Includes academics, sports, and fitness activities, arts and crafts, cooking, swimming (Monday and Wednesday at leahi swim school), field trips by May 8

Cost: $1350 thereafter; $960 for half-day program; weekly and daily options available; optional lunch program. Register by May 19. Call 456-2073 or visit pearlcityfoundation.org

 

Archery for All

Date

June 24-28

 

Time

8:30am- 4:30pm

Location

45-035 Kaneohe Bay dr.

 

Description

Basics of archery through safe training, games, hands-on equipment building, educational activities and more. Cost: $359; partial-week rates available

Call 675-6858 or visit archeryforall.com/archery-camp

 

 

I Got Skills soccer camp

Date

June 4-15th

 

Time

Varies

Location

Waialae Iki park and Central Oahu Regional Park

 

Description

Instruction in speed and agility, first touch, moves to beat opponents, shooting and finishing. Players grouped by age and abilities; beginning players work on fundamentals and ball mastery, while elite players receive advanced skills training. Cost $195 per camp (includes T-shirt). Call 389-6210 or visit igotskills.com

 

Leahi Swim School

Date

Start May 27

 

Time

Depends

Location

Momilani Community Center in Pearl City and Saint Francis School in Manoa

 

Description

Call 456-4506 or 988-7146 for pricing and availability. Visit leahiswimschool.com

 

Skate Care Hawaii

Date

June 19-23 &

26-30

July 10-14

& 17-21

July 31- Aug 4

Time

9am-2pm

Location

Hickam Stake Hangar at Pearl Harbor-Hickam

000 Hangar Ave. Building 2065

Description

Participants learn proper techniques with trained professionals in a safe, positive environment. Bring safety gear, skateboard and lunch.

Cost per week: $365 for beginners, $325 for intermediate/advanced levels

Call 865-7887 or visit skatecare.com/summercamp

 

Spike and Serve

Date

June through August

 

Time

Depends on age and location

Location

Manoa Valley District Pary and Mary, Star of the Sea; St. Francis; and Damien Memorial school gym

Description

Ages 5-18 of all skill levels. Sponsored by Former Olympian Kevin Wong

Costs begin at $30 Call 561-4220 or visit spikeandserve.com

Hawaii Junior Volleyball League: Creted especially for beginners, the program teachers “fun-damentals” to keiki age 5-9 (noon to 1:30pm) and team concepts to participants ages 9-13 (2pm-4pm)  June 10-29(Saturdays) at Mary, Star of the Sea gymnasium

Cost: $240; $35 drop-in session

 

Diamond Head Theatre

Date

June 5-21

July 24-Aug 4

Time

varies

Location

520 Makapuu Ave.

Description

Musical Theatre Experience offers training in acting, singing and dancing for students of all skill levels, with final performance July 22. Kids Program (ages 7-12) runs 8am-noon (cost: $990); Teens Program (age 12-18) runs 1:30pm- 4:30pm(cost: $690) with final performance aug 5. Two weeks intensive program for students ages 7-16/ Previous performance experience required. Cost $625

Musical Theatre Experience II, July 24-Aug 4, 8:30-4pm, with final performance Aug 5. Two-week intensive program for students 7-17. Previous performance experience required. Cost $625

Hawaii Women in Filmaking

Date

June-July

 

Time

Depends

Location

3167 Waialae Ave.

 

Description

“Reel Camps for Girls* for ages 13-19

Cost $300 per camp or sliding-scale fee based on family size and income. Visit hawaiiwomeninfilmmaking.org

 

Honolulu Museum of Art

Date

Depends on location

 

Time

Depends

Location

Beretainia or Makiki Heights location

Description

Call 532-8741 or visit honolulumuseum.org

Parent-child classes: Six Monday sessions for preschoolers ages 3-5, June 19-July 24, 9-11am 900 Beretania St. Experiment with projects in painting, printmaking, drawing, clay and mixed media; must be accompanied by adult. Cost: $170, $90 for additional child.

Weekly art camps at Spalding House for students in grades 1-3, June 5- July14, 10am to 3:45pm weekdays 2411 Makiki Heights Dr. Explore media such as drawing, painting, sculpting, printmaking, with tours through museum galleries. Cost: $200 to $240 (includes supplies)

 

Hawaii Youth Symphony

Date

June-July

 

Time

Depends

Location

1704 Waiola St.

Description

Call 941-9706 or visit hiyouthsymphony.org/summer

Summer Strings, June 5- July 7; 2:45 to 3:45 pm for beginners and 4 to 5 pm. For intermediates (with one year of experience), Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii, Spalding Clubhouse, 1704 Waiola St. Choose from classes in violin, viola, cello or bass. Participants must be born on or before June 1, 2009. Cost: $275

Pacific Music Institute, June 7 – July 16, times and location TBA. Intensive musical program for students entering grades 8-12 (including graduating seniors) with at least two years of instrumental experience. Each ensemble (concert band, string orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and symphony orchestra) will perform in free concerts following the program. Registration for, cost and details will be available online in May.

 

Camp Homelani

Date

June 17-21, July 3-7 and July 17-21

Time

TBA

Location

North Shore

 

Description

Salvation Army program for ages 7-12, with beach outings, crafts, campfires, Club Bible and more; meals included. Teen session for ages 13-17 runs July 24-28. Cost $185. Call 440-1832

 

Kalihi Union Church

Date

June 17-21, July 3-7 and July 17-21

Time

TBA

Location

North Shore

 

Description

Salvation Army program for ages 7-12, with beach outings, crafts, campfires, Club Bible and more; meals included. Teen session for ages 13-17 runs July 24-28. Cost $185. Call 440-1832

 

Koolau Baptist Church

Date

July 24-28

Time

9am-12pm

Location

45-633 Keneke St. Kaneohe

 

Description

Experience medieval life with a castle, knights and royalty, plus lessions about God, playtime, arts and crafts, music and storytime. Free. Call 233-2900 or visit koolaubc.org

 

Kroc Center Hawaii

Date

May 30-Aug 11

Time

7am-5:30pm weekdays

Location

91-3257 Kualakai Parkway, Ewa Beach

 

Description

“Fun in the Son” day camps offer weekly programs for students in grades 1-6 who will “go on a journey through the Bible” and participate in crafts, games, swimming and more. Also availability: specialty camps in archery, junior lifeguards, “Bricks 4 Kidz,” “Amusement Park” and “Space Adventure.” Cost $148 to $215 per camp; $10 late fee

Various instructional programs will be offered throughout the summer in swimming, art, music, fitness, soccer, judo, archery, volleyball and more.

For dates, times and costs, call 693-8381 visit kroccenterhawaii.org