Sometimes they rely on summertime activities for child care, and other times they are merely trying to find things for children to do to keep them engaged in learning or making memories of summertime fun. Following is a list of activities available for kids during the summer months. This doesn’t pretend to be a complete list. Anyone with a business or endeavor that provides children’s activities may email details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ballet I / Ballet 2
Classes June 1-July 31
Center Stage Dance Studio
$35 per month
Visit centerstagehilo.com for more information.
Summer Mornings program begins June 1, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., M-F
Pantheon School of Gymnastics; $45 per month tuition; Call 961-2502 for more information.
First class is free.
Call 934-0642 or visit
pacificgymnastics.org for more information.
University of Hawaii Hilo
Division of Student Affairs
1st session: June 4-July 1
($45 for 8 classes or $100 for 20 classes)
2nd session: July 3-July 28
($40 for 7 classes; $95 for 19 classes; or $100 for 20 classes)
Kids ages 4-15
Register in person at the Student Life Center.
June 8-12, 10a.m. to 4 p.m.
SPACE in Kalapana Seaview Estates
Kids ages 7-15
$125 – no experience necessary
For information call 965-8756 or email email@example.com.
Art, music, dance, theatre, yoga, meditation, nature excursions, organic gardening,
Orange Moon Summer Camp
Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art (formerly known as
East Hawaii Cultural Center)
June 15-July 10, M-F, 9 a.m.
to 3 p.m.
$30 per day
$125 per week
$425 whole session (by June 1)
$450 whole session (after June 1)
Kids ages 4-12
For information call (808)664-0811, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit website, orangemoonhawaii.com.
New Hope Sports Camp
A church-based program
June 29-July 3
2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Kids ages 4-11
$35, if you sign up before June 24; $40 after June 24
Learn to Swim programs
County of Hawaii Department of Recreation
Registration will start in late May.
Here’s the website for the Aquatics Guide containing additional information:
Registration for Summer Fun programs is underway on a first-come, first-served basis. Here’s a link to the Summer Fun programs:
http://records.co.hawaii.hi.us/Weblink8/browse.aspx?dbid=1&startid=57945. Please note programs offered at both Andrew’s Gym and Wai?kea Uka Gym are sold out.
3rd Annual Jimmy Yagi Summer Hoops Camp
Kids ages 9-17
Department of Parks and Recreation to publicize more details in coming months.
County of Hawaii Parks
Visit hawaiicounty.ehawaii.gov for online registration ($1 processing fee per camper)
Rates for camping at County of Hawaii parks are, for Hawaii residents, per night, $6 for adults (18 and over); $3 for juniors (ages 13-17); and $1 for children (12 and under)
Summer Reading Program
Hawaii State Library
‘Imiloa Astronomy Center
Junior Music Academy
Call 345-4696 or visit konahorseplay.com
Tiffany Edwards Hunt is the publisher of Big Island Chronicle, and a mother of two small children who will be eager to have some summertime fun with these activities.