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Things to do: School summer camps in, around Queen Creek

The Queen Creek Unified School District, J. O. Combs Unified School District and Higley Unified School District are offering an exciting array of summer programs and camps tailored for students seeking enriching activities during their summer break.

Now that school's out, it’s the perfect time to check out some options for your children to dive into new skills and adventures this summer. With only free days and the summer heat ahead it can be hard to keep kids entertained, especially if the hot weather has them stuck indoors.

Queen Creek Unified School District 

Get ready for a summer of fun and learning with Queen Creek Unified School District's Community Education Summer Enrichment Programs. From Youth Athletic Training Camps to Youth STEM Camps, there's something for students of all ages at QCUSD.

Community Education Summer Programs

The Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD) aims to provide students with enriching learning experiences throughout the whole year, even when students are on break. Programs offered by Community Education help grow students in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) categories, in addition to sports camps for student-athletes.

STEAM Summer Camps

QCUSD STEAM Summer Camps offer students a unique way to explore subjects in STEAM categories. Each week is filled with a variety of activities, ensuring that learning remains fun and engaging for students.

Challenge Island Summer Camps

Winter Wonderland Challenge Island Summer Camp Week 1: June 3 - June 6

Arcade Mania Challenge Island Summer Camp   Week 2, June 10-13

Race Across the Rainforest Challenge Island Summer Camp Week 3, June 17-June 20

Steam-Warts Challenge Island Summer Camp Week 4, June 24-June 27


Each week will have different themes and activities revolving around STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math): Week 1, June 3- 6; Week 2, June 10-13; Week 3, June 17-20; Week 4, June 24-27; and Week 5, July 8-11.

YAP (Youth Athletic Program) Summer Sport Camps

Youth Athlete Program (YAP) is a district program taught by QCUSD coaches offering additional opportunities for student-athletes to refine their skills. If your student is currently in a sport or planning to start one in the upcoming school year, register them for camp. Below you will find a link to all sports camps and clinics offered across the district:

Northern Region - at Eastmark High School

Central Region - at Queen Creek High School

South Region - at Crismon High School

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J. O. Combs Unified School District   

The J. O. Combs Unified School District (Combs) in San Tan Valley is hosting several camps. 

Combs Kidz Summer Camp

Ages 5-12

Location: Ranch Elementary School

Fun and educational child care through June 28, from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Registration fee: $25

Daily: $39

Weekly: $195

Registration link here.

ESports Summer Camp

Location: Combs High School

June 13, 2 to 5 p.m.

To register, email [email protected].

Combs Spirit Line Kids Camp


Location: Combs High School

June 17- 20, from 9 to 11 a.m. daily.

Combs Cheerleading Summer Camp

Grades 5-11

Location: Combs High School cafeteria

Camp 1: June 20 and 21, from 9 a.m. to noon

Camp 2: July 11 and 12, from 9 a.m. to noon

$30 each or $50 for both

Combs High Football Strength & Speed Camp

This program is open to all levels of Combs football players to gain power, mobility and speed. Any incoming ninth graders through 12th graders. 

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays throughout June and July.

Location: Combs High School

Middle school students, 9 to 10:30 a.m., and high school students, 7 to 9 a.m.

Goal: Expert coaching, speed and agility development, proper lifting practice and individual instruction.

Cost: $50

More information: Call 480-882-3540 or email [email protected].

Registration link here.

Dance Camp - Advanced

Advanced dancers, are you looking for a way to build skills and increase your performance effectiveness? The Combs High Dance Summer Technique and Intensive is a great way to do just that.

Grades 9-12

Location: Combs High School

Monday through Thursday, June 3-6, from 8 to 10 a.m.

Registration link here.

Dance Camp - Beginner

Beginners dancers, are you looking for a way to build skills and increase your performance effectiveness? The Combs High School Dance Summer technique and intensive is a great way to do just that.

Grades 7-12

Location: Combs High School

Monday through Thursday, June 3-6, from 10 to 11 a.m.

Registration linkhere.

Coyote Cadets Volleyball Camp

The Coyote Cadets Volleyball Camp is designed to provide both new and experienced players with the general skills needed to play at the middle school level. Coaches and current Combs High School players will help the athletes by building skills to improve on the aspects of passing, attacking, serving and beginning game play skills such as rotations, positions, etc. Training is designed to help the athletes prepare for their upcoming school volleyball season and tryouts.

Grades 6-8 (boys and girls)

Location: Combs High School

July 9-12, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Registration link here.

Coyote Cubs Volleyball Camp

The Coyote Cubs Volleyball Camp is specifically designed to introduce younger players to the exciting sport of volleyball. The young campers get the opportunity to train and interact with the Combs High School Coyotes Volleyball players and gain an insight into what volleyball is all about. The camp is specially geared for players ages 12 and under that are looking to get a basic introduction to the game of volleyball. 

Combs volleyball camps are designed to create a positive learning environment for everyone who attends. The clinic's curriculum will focus on volleyball techniques such as serving, passing, setting and attacking - along with team systems and development.  

Grades 2-5 (girls and boys)

Location: Combs High School

July 9-12, 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Cost: $55

Registration link here.

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Higley Unified School District

The Higley Unified School District (HUSD) offers an exciting array of summer programs and camps tailored for students seeking enriching activities during their break.

Whether your student is passionate about academic advancement, artistic expression, athletic pursuits or simply seeking new adventures and friendships, HUSD has a selection of engaging options for them to explore and enjoy.

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