Escondido Recreation

From preschool to elementary to middle school-aged children, Escondido Recreation provides quality programs for every stage of your child's development, in a safe, well-supervised, and fun environment.

Looking for opportunities to spend more quality time with your children? You'll be glad to know that we offer parent-participation classes for preschoolers, and classes and events for the whole family.


2016 Discovery Kid's Camp

The Road to Rio

Your journey to gold begins here!  This year the summer games are being held in Rio de Janeiro.

Join us on the 'Road to Rio' as we discover the history of the games, explore the culture of the

world, train to be the best, and compete in our own race for the gold.  Our camp includes a full day of

activities, swimming (on select days), mini and full day field trips, lunch (provided by EUHSD), special

events, and more!

Camp Information

Ages: 5-12

Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Washington Park Recreation Building 501 North Rose Street

Affordable pricing of $120 a week or $40 a day

Field trips are NOT optional,  counselors will not be left at camp

Shirts are required for field trips and may be purchased at camp for $5


Session 1 June 13-17 

3332.201- Togas, Traditions and Tragedy (theatre)               $120

Field Trip: Olympic Training Center (6/16)

Explore the world of ancient Greece, the birthplace of Olympic Games.  Activities include pottery making,

Greek life art, ancient musical instruments and toga party and feast.


Session 2 June 20-24

3332.202- Around the World                                  $120

Field Trip: San Diego Hall of champions, Balboa Park (6/22)

Get your passport ready as we go around the world without leaving camp.  Learn about the different countries

of the world as explored through various art, crafts, and games.


Session 3 June 27-July 1

3332.203- Pentathlon Challenge                            $120

Field Trip: Padres Game (6/29)

Try our version of the pentathlon developed just for day campers.  There will be one sport a day with a competition

at the end of the week.  The games include crazy curling, dizzy discus, silly shot put, quick cup stacking, and

rad relays.


Session 4 July 5-8

3332.204- Team USA                                                 $100

Field Trip: Urban Jungle (7/6)

This week we celebrate Independence Day and Team USA.  Create "fireworks art," Uncle Sam windsocks, American

streamers, and patriotic games.  Then top the week off with a Fourth of July style picnic and BBQ with fun activities.


Session 5 July 11-15

3332.205- Let's Move Training Week                          $120

Field Trip: Go Play Get Fit (7/13)

All great athletes train to give their best effort.  this week campers will develop various skills including agility, balance,

body control, and hand-eye coordination as well as learn about nutrition and healthy choices.


Session 6 July 18-22

3332.206- Art of the Summer Games                        $120

Field Trip: Clay & Latte (7/20)      

It's not just about sports, the summer games have created some great artwork as well.  This camp will design logos,

create sculptures and make team bracelets in addition to competing in team relays and other Olympic-style games.


Session 7 July25-29

3332.207- Spirit Week                                                  $120

Field Trip: Poway Fun Bowl (7/27)

It's time to get into the spirit as the summer games draw near.  Campers will participate in a torch run, Olympic

mural project, Olympic trivia and much more!


Session 8 August 1-5

3332.208- Let the Games Begin                                  $120

Field Trip: Boomers Vista (8/3)

We are building up to the excitement of Opening Ceremonies on Friday, August 5.  We will practice all kinds of

other sports along with a variety of arts, crafts, games and other activities.


Session 9 August 8-12

3332.209- Take Home the Gold                                    $120

Field Trip: Wave Water Park (8/10)

Everything this summer has led up to this... Campers will team up to compete for the gold throughout the week

in Olympic inspired events (day camp style), medals as well as opening and closing ceremonies are included.



CAMP REFUND POLICY:  Refunds, minus a 25% handling fee, or 100% credit on account, and minus any days

missed/attended, will be given only if cancellation is made 1-week prior to the start of camp each week. The 5.5%

processing fee is non-refundable.




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