Family Camp

Come to Oregon to study English and bring the kids! This program combines English for adults for four hours per day with day camps for children at the University of Oregon (UO). Targeting families with children over 11 years old, children enter one of three camps that meet from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Each camp is hosted by the UO’s Duck Trails Youth Camp program through the UO’s Department of Physical Education and Recreation (PE and Rec).

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Topics include:

  • English and Culture for adults
  • Summer camps and culture for kids
  • Trips and shopping

Dates:

Week 1: June 18 - 22

Week 2: June 25 - 29

Week 3: July 2 - 6

Costs:

1 Week: $2,000 for 1 adult and 1 child + $300 additional child

2 Weeks: $3,500 for 1 adult and 1 child + $600 additional child

3 Weeks: $5,000 for 1 adult and 1 child + $900 additional child

Overview of Camps:

Imagination Factory (https://rec.uoregon.edu/ducktrails/imagination-factory) (for 11-year-olds) – In this week-long program, campers will step into a world that feeds their curiosity and helps them generate inventive solutions to exciting and unique challenges. Imagination Factory will give campers the opportunity to work together in teams to develop new ideas and solve problems in unconventional ways. This hands-on day camp in Eugene, Oregon, is designed for young innovators interested in building, invention, and ingenuity while exploring fantasy worlds and utilizing their creative minds.

Sports Academy (https://rec.uoregon.edu/ducktrails/sports-academy) (for 11- to 14-year-olds) – The Duck Trails webpage describes the Sports Academy as a camp designed for middle-school-aged campers interested in spending their summer playing team sports. Campers of all experience levels are welcome to further develop essential fundamentals of various sports and improve their self-confidence. Through skill training, campers will hone individual techniques while learning to work with others in a team-oriented environment. After enhancing their abilities in the mornings, campers will compete in organized games and small tournaments in the afternoons. Throughout the week, campers can also swim and participate in camp games.

Climbing and Outdoor Adventure Camp (https://rec.uoregon.edu/ducktrails/climbing-and-outdoor-adventure-camp)(for 11- to 14-year-olds) – There’s nowhere better to experience the outdoors than gorgeous Oregon. Duck Trails Climbing and Outdoor Adventure Camp offers a wide variety of outdoor activities for teenage campers. Your camper will have the opportunity to unplug and learn crucial skills for safe travel in Oregon’s beautiful wilderness. There is a great wide, wonderful world outside, and it can be easy to miss these days in our electronic-filled world. The camp offers an encouraging environment for your camper to step outside their comfort zone. Kind and impressive role models will make a lasting impression in a safe environment that is loaded with non-stop fun, excitement, and laughter. Campers will join up with Classic Camp in the afternoons for lunch and other activities.

Junior Counselor Program (https://rec.uoregon.edu/ducktrails/junior-counselor-program)(for 14- to 18-year-olds) – The UO webpage describes the Duck Trails Junior Counselor program as designed for high-school-aged teens and offers an exciting opportunity to start professional development at a young age. Junior counselors will learn about youth behavior management and safety techniques as they develop responsible and proactive supervision skills. Throughout the program, they will learn and incorporate leadership skills, participate in team building activities, and improve communication skills while engaging in a fun, high-energy work experience with like-minded people.

Oak Hill School (http://oakhillschool.com) – A private school in Eugene that offers extensive camps for student - American and international.

 

Camp Choices - Overview

Camps

Target Age

June 18–22

June 25–29

July 2–6

Imagination Factory

8-11

X

X

 

Sports Academy

11-14

 

X

X

Climbing and Outdoor Adventure Camp

11-14

X

X

X

Junior Counselor Program

14-18

X

 

 

Oak Hill School

11-18   X X

 

Program Wide

For Children

For Adults

What the Program Does Not Cover

  • airfare to and from Eugene
  • airport pickup
  • lodging
  • meals
  • visa, passport (students should travel on a B visa)
  • excursions outside of Eugene
  • health insurance (participants should get travelers insurance)
  • UO fees (participants will not have full access to the same services as UO students)