River Camp at the River Center 

Calling all 1st-4th graders!  River Camp at the River Center is our traditional day camp program that's just for you!  Each day you'll play traditional camp games, participate in environmental education activities, sing camp songs, do arts and crafts, and explore the River Center with your new friends.  Campers at this site are within a smaller age range than at Owl Hollow, so individual groups will consist of campers of the same age and activities can be adapted just for them.  Please note: there is no swim at River Camp at the River Center; each afternoon campers will participate in water-based games (slip-n-slide contests, water balloon wars, relay races, musical sprinkler runs, etc.) and we're working to make them bigger and better than ever! For over 25 years, the River Parkway Trust has been offering an exciting, fun, and safe day camp experience for the Valley’s children at River Camp.   A River Camp T-shirt is included in the cost of registration; you’ll get yours on the first day of camp.  Space is limited. Please sign up early to ensure you get your first choice week.

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River Camp at the River Center Summer Sessions

Members-only registration begins February 1st, general registration begins March 1st

Ages: Entering 1st through 4th grades.  Campers are grouped together by age and grade. (Weeks 7 & 8 are open to 1st-5th graders).

Location: Campers will be dropped off and picked up from the River Center.

Cost: $250 (River Parkway Trust members at the $100 annual membership level, or $10 per month Sustaining Members or higher receive a $25 discount on each registration); discount code must be entered during registration; discounts will not be given retroactively.

Time: Check-in at the River Center between 8:40 am and 9:05 am, pick up between 3:40 and 4:05 pm. 

Week 1 (6/21-6/25), Week 2 (6/28-7/2), Week 3 (7/5-7/9), Week 4 (7/12-7/16), Week 5 (7/19-7/26), Week 6 (7/26-7/30), Week 7 (8/2-8/6) (1st-5th grades), Week 8 (8/9-8/13) (1st-5th grades)

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Inspire Charter Students: River Camp is an Inspire vendor!  To enroll through Inspire you will need to use our regular online registration system and pay the $50 deposit to reserve your child's space at camp and choose the 'remaining balance payment plan' at checkout.  You will then request your Enrichment Voucher from Inspire for the remaining balance of your registration (typically $200).  You must submit your Enrichment Voucher to the River Parkway Trust at least 7 days prior to the beginning of your camp session. Once we have received your Enrichment Voucher, we will waive the remainder of the fee on your UltraCamp account.  The $50 deposit will not be reimbursed by Inspire or the River Parkway Trust.  If your child is an Inspire student and you have questions, please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

River Camp Scholarships: Scholarship applications can be accessed through the UltraCamp website during the normal registration process.  On the options page, please indicate that you would like to apply for a scholarship.  You will automatically be taken to the scholarship application form.  All applicants must register online and pay the deposit to reserve that camper's space.  The majority of awarded scholarships are partial, ranging from $100-$200 of the $250 fee.  If you are awarded a full scholarship, the deposit will be refunded to you.  If you are registering using a physical registration form, you may apply for a scholarship with a physical scholarship form.  All applications are due May 25th (extended deadline).

Sponsor River Camp: River Camp sponsors receive various levels of recognition, which can include featuring your business logo or name on our website, River Camp banners, and the 2021 River Camp t-shirt.  Contact Bryna De Fede, Development Associate 559-248-8480x216 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CLICK HERE for the River Camp 2021 Sponsorship Packet.