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Welcome to Summer Camp 2017 at Touchstone Elementary School!

Our summer camp provides the opportunity for campers entering 1st-6th grade to expand their horizons, embark on new adventures, and have fun! Our exceptional program and dedicated staff create an environment that forges lifelong friendships among our campers. We create a summer experience that is unforgettable! Camp activities include games, arts, crafts, science, gardening, songs, skits, field trips, visiting artists, and more!

We are also able to accommodate families who need a 4-day, 3-day, or 2-day camp week. For availability information, or any other questions about Summer Camp at Touchstone, contact our camp director, Sarah Spear at 503-635-4486 or by email sarah.spear@nlcinc.com

2017 Summer Camp at Touchstone Themes

Week 1 (June 19-23):  Camper Challenge

Secret agent training is underway!  Use this time to get reacquainted with old friends and make new ones as campers participate in obstacle courses, races, and various team competitions.

Week 2 (June 26-30): Art Frenzy

Campers will explore and hone their creative side this week while they paint, sculpt, draw, build, and more.  Get ready to express the inner artist and let imaginations soar!

Week 3 (July 3, 5-7): American Landmarks and Traditions

Children will navigate our country and many of its awe-inspiring destinations as well as partake in some time-honored traditions including our annual Wheel’s Day Parade!

Week 4 (July 10-14): Under the Sea & on Open Waters

Observe what lives under the water as we explore the life of a pirate above the water! Treasure chests and pirate hats are a must as we hunt for treasure under the sea and explore the animals that live there.

Week 5 (July 17-21): Science Solvers

Everyone is a scientist this week as we use and hone our extraordinary investigative skills.  Campers will make connections, create hypotheses and conclusions, and make exciting discoveries during fun science projects and experiments.

Week 6 (July 24-28): Puzzled Out

Do you enjoy 5 minute mysteries?  Do you fancy yourself a bit of a detective?  Try your mastermind skills at both creating and solving brain teasers, puzzles, riddles, and more!  

Week 7 (July 31-Aug 4): Campers Got Talent

Jump roping?  Hula-hooping?  Skit performing, producing, or prop-mastering?  Let your hidden talents shine!  Campers develop creativity and confidence through singing, dancing, acting, and more.

Week 8 (Aug 7-11): Mysterious Magic

This week, campers will be immersed in the world of magic and mystery.  Who are some famous magicians and what were their secrets behind the magic?  Learn all about magic and try your own hand at tricks of your own.

Week 9 (Aug 14-18): Block Party

Dream it.  Build it.  Wreck it.  Repeat!  Campers build elaborate objects, structures, and vehicles this week while exploring fundamental principles of engineering and physics.  

Week 10 (Aug 21-25): End of the Summer Hooplah

It’s the last week of camp where we wrap up our summer of fun with our classic favorites: games, t-shirt signing, and of course our end of the summer ice cream sundae tradition!


Field Trips

We offer many amazing field trips at no additional costs! Field trips change weekly and can include: OMSI, local parks, bowling, mini-golf, berry picking, SCRAP, Yo Delish, and various visiting artists!

Click the links for our:




Registration Form 2017 (Part 1)

Registration Form 2017 (Part 2)

Camper Calendar June 2017

Camper Calendar July 2017

Camper Calendar August 2017

Week 1 Newsletter   Week 2 Newsletter  Week 3 Newsletter  Week 4 Newsletter   Week 5 Newsletter

Week 6 Newsletter     Week 7 Newsletter

In Camp Activities!

  • Milkshake Mondays
  • Tasting Tuesdays
  • Wii Wednesdays
  • Pancake and Wheel’s Day Fridays
  • Bead Awards
  • Creation Station
  • Water Play

Additional Notes:

  • Campers bring their own disposable lunches and a morning snack.
  • We are a peanut and tree nut free camp!
  • Campers must wear closed-toe shoes that are meant for running.
  • Please come to camp with your morning sunscreen on!
  • Every Thursday is Pizza Day! ($5 charge for full lunch)
  • Pancake Breakfast on Fridays!
  • Bring Wii games to share or your hand-held electronics (rated E only) on Wednesdays, and wheel’s and helmets on Fridays!

*Campers must have completed Kindergarten. If you have a camper who has not yet completed kindergarten or younger, please contact Summer Camp at Touchstone Preschool in Tigard at 503-968-0963 or via email. Visit www.touchstonepreschool.com to learn more.