City of Las Vegas offers additional youth summer camps

Online and in-person registration open now

The city of Las Vegas is offering additional summer camps at the new Ernest & Betty Becker Family Technology Community Center. The additional camps include Drone Soccer Camp June 20-23, Esports Teen Camp June 12-16, Esports Camp featuring Minecraft and Roblox June 20-23, and 3D Print Camp June 12-16. Click here to register for Becker Technology Camps and other activities at this new community center, located at 2221 N. Maverick St. The new camps include:

Drone Soccer Camp (ages 12-15)

Tuesday-Friday, June 20-23, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. daily, plus a Drone Soccer demonstration and competition June 24, 8-11 a.m.

Cost:  $290 for the week.

Dive into the world sport of Drone Soccer! Build and program your own drone, learning to fly, and obtaining an FAA Trust Certification. Work as a team to compete and win matches and become an air sports champion! We will include a Drone Soccer demonstration and competition for participants and spectators Saturday, June 24, from 8 to 11 a.m.

Esports Teen Camp (ages 12-15)

Monday-Friday, June 12-16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily.

Cost: $290 for the week.

Explore various roles and topics in the world of esports, such as careers in esports, sports casting, broadcasting, how to set up an esports tournament, and essentials to running an esports tournament, while also getting to play some of the newest games!

Esports Camp featuring Minecraft and Roblox (ages 6-11)

Tuesday-Friday, June 20-23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, plus an esports competition Saturday, June 24, 1-4 p.m.

Cost: $290 for the week.

Play some of the newest games while exploring the world of esports and learn about careers in esports, sports casting, broadcasting, team building, gameplay strategies, and more! Learn about game design through Roblox Studio and explore the world of Minecraft Education. We will include an esports competition for participants and spectators Saturday, June 24, 1-4 p.m.

3D Print Camp (ages 6-11)

Monday-Friday, June 12-16, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. daily

Cost: $290 for the week.

Get an in-depth experience in the world of 3D printing! Use computer-aided design (CAD) software to develop more complex designs and be able to print larger-scale projects. Learn CAD software, slicing, converting files, and various other skills essential to understanding the world of 3D printing.

Online registration is available for all city of Las Vegas summer camp options, with walk-in registration also available at city community centers and cultural centers during regular open hours. There will be no camps on Saturday, Sunday or holidays — Memorial Day May 29, Juneteenth June 19, and Independence Day July 4. There are several camp options for youth ages 3-15, and Adaptive Recreation Camp for ages 6-21. For details and registration, visit

Recreation Summer Day Camps

Day camps will be offered for ages 3-15 for 11 weeks — from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, May 23-Aug. 4, 2023. Camp activities will include arts and crafts, sports, games, music, life skills, physical fitness and fun, all with trained staff supervision. Tot Camp is for ages 3-5 who have not completed kindergarten; Kids Camp ages 5-11 (must have completed kindergarten); and Teen Camp ages 12-14. The Counselor-in-Training program is available for those age 15.

The Counselor in Training (CIT) Program is designed for youth, 15 years of age, who have an interest in developing strong leadership skills and a sense of community in a seasonal camp environment. Essential camp counselor duties will be introduced in an effort to prepare the CIT participant for future employment opportunities. Development of leadership skills, planning skills, skills to manage children, and customer service will be emphasized. Those who wish to apply for CIT will need to fill out an application and be interviewed; online registration is not available for CIT.  Please contact the center you are interested in attending to schedule an interview.

There is a $10 nonrefundable transportation fee per week for Teen Camp and Kids Camps; the fee funds trips to a swimming pool, field trip or camp special event. Other costs vary by location. Veterans Memorial Community Center is offering specialty camps; see the details of Veterans Memorial specialty camps here. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Financial assistance is available for those families that meet the qualifications. Call 702.229.PLAY (7529) for more information.

Recreation Camp Locations and Costs

Cimarron Rose Community Center, 5591 N. Cimarron Road, (702.229.1607) offers Kids Camp at $125/week, Teen Camp at $150/week (Tuesday-Thursday only), and CIT at $35/week.

Doolittle Community Center, 1950 N. J. St., (702.229.6374) offers Kids Camp at $75/week, Teen Camp at $100/week and CIT at $35/week.

Adaptive Recreation Camp at Dula Community Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road (702.229.6307) is offered for those ages 6-21 with developmental disabilities at $100/week.

East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave. (702.229.1515) offers Kids Camp at $75/week, Teen Camp at $100/week and CIT at $35/week.

Mirabelli Community Center, 6200 Hargrove Ave., (702.229.6359) offers Tot Camp at $150/week, Kids Camps at $150/week, Teen Camps at $125/week (Tuesday-Thursday only) and CIT at $35/week.

Stupak Community Center, 251 W. Boston Ave., (702.229.2488) offers Kids Camp (ages 5-11) at $75/week, Teen Camp at $100/week and CIT at $35/week.

Veterans Memorial Community Center, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive, (702.229.1100) offers specialty Kids Camps at $150/week, Teen Camp at $200/week and CIT at $35/week.

Junior Lifeguard Camps

Junior Lifeguard Camp is offered to ages 11-14 June 5-9, June 19-23, July 3-7, July 17-21 and July 31-Aug. 4 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. The cost is $150 each five-day week; camp hours are 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. Participants will learn essential pool lifesaving skills and upon successful completion of the camp will earn a Junior Lifeguard certificate. This fun camp is a great environment for kids that may want to become a lifeguard. Participants must bring a swimsuit, towel, change of clothes, lunch, snacks, and drinks each day to camp. Call 702.229.1488 for more information on Junior Lifeguard Camp.

Cultural Arts Summer Day Camps

Space is limited; advance registration is required. For questions on cultural arts summer camps, please call 702.229.ARTS (2787).

2023 Performing & Visual Arts Summer Camp for Kids (ages 10-15)

Monday-Friday, June 5–July 29, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: $400 for the full eight-week program; scholarships are available.

West Las Vegas Arts Center, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd., 702.229.4800.

The 27th annual Performing & Visual Arts Summer Camp for Kids (PVAC) will offer art instruction in the disciplines of dance, music, theatre, video production and photography. The final presentation will be at 2 p.m. July 29 at the West Las Vegas Library Theatre. PVAC offers life skills instruction through arts education. The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District has been an active partner with the city of Las Vegas West Las Vegas Arts Center PVAC since its conception in 1996. Registration is by application only; call to request an application packet at 702.229.4800 or request a packet at the West Las Vegas Arts Center.

Rainbow Company Youth Acting Workshop Summer Camp (ages 8-12)

Monday-Friday, June 5-June 16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; final presentation Friday, June 16, at 6 p.m.

Cost: $299 for the two-week program; Register online or by calling 702.229.ARTS (2787).

Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., 702.229.6383.

Rainbow Company Youth Acting Workshop is a highly concentrated theatrical experience for students ages 8-12. This two-week, full-day workshop will spark imagination by diving into theatre arts experiences. Your student will build confidence, increase self-esteem, discover hidden talents, develop teamwork, and foster creativity. This summer theatre intensive is a meaningful arts experience that challenges students with age-appropriate theatre exercises that build trust, self-confidence, communication and social skills. This theatre intensive culminates in a presentation at the Charleston Heights Arts Center.

Contemporary West Dance Theater Summer Dance Intensive (ages 8-25)

Monday-Friday, July 17-28, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $500.

Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., 702.229.6383.

The two-week program is taught by world-renowned, highly trained instructors providing Ballet, Horton, Graham, African, Jazz and Hip-Hop classes. Registration available April 4-May 17. More information can be found at, or email [email protected]v or [email protected].

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