Youth Programs

The Rookery offers a many great programs for kids of all ages. Whether your enjoys sports and athletics, or getting creative with arts and crafts, the Rookery has a lot of fun and exciting options.  

Read more about our current offerings below and follow the links to register for your child for one of our great programs. 

Rookery Kids Summer Day Camp

Monday, June 19 - Friday, Aug 18 | 9:00am - 3:30pm | 5 - 12 years

Join us each week at Rookery Day Camp where the fun the will never stop.  Rookery Kids will enjoy time outside doing small and large group games, arts and crafts and other fun weekly themed activities.  Each week we will go swimming at the Rookery Aquatic Center (Mondays and Fridays), enjoy Wheelie Wednesdays (camper are asked to bring a bike, scooter or something with wheels to ride on), and Special activity/field trips (Thursdays).  You can join us for all 8 weeks of camp (June 19th – August 18), or pick the weeks that work best for you.  Day Camp will run Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm.  You will be able to choose which days you will be attending camp with a minimum of at least 3 days a week.  Each Camper will receive 1 Camp t-shirt for the summer.  The Summer will be jammed pack with fun that you won’t want to miss!

Each Camper will need to bring a bagged lunch with drink and a water bottle each day to camp.  Campers will need to bring their swimming gear (swim suit, towel and goggles if they choose) on swimming days, a bike or scooter on Wednesdays, and any other specialty items that may be needed for Special activity / Field Trip days.

Before and Aftercare is available Monday – Friday.  Before care is offered from 7:00 am – 9:00 am and after care is offered from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm for an additional fee.

Swim lessons will be offered during the day on Tuesdays at the Rookery Aquatic Center.  Campers may sign up for swim lessons for an additional fee.    

After Care swim lesson will be available after camp on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays.  If you would like to have your child attend After Care swim lessons, you may sign up for an additional fee.

Payment plans will be offered.  Everyone is required to make a payment of 25% for each week per child that is being registered.  The 25% down payment is a non-refundable down payment.  Full/remaining balance for each week will be due two weeks before the start of the camp week that you are registered for.  All families will be required to have a saved card on file in their account and will sign a release of payment form which will allow us to process that remaining balance to that card on the Monday two weeks before the camp date.  

Member $220 | Non-member $265

Glow-In-The-Dark Art Camp

Thursday, July 6 and Friday, July 7 | 9:00am - 12:00pm | 4 - 9 years

These projects will ROCK your child’s world long after the lights go out at night. You guessed it, all the projects we create in this camp will glow-in-the-dark! How cool is that?!?!?! We will be working with a variety of different art supplies including clay, paint and other luminescent materials to create masterpieces your child will be ready to show off in the dark! This class is taught by Kidcreate Studio.  Please pack a nut free snack and drink for your child each day.

Member $88 | Non-member $98

Ninja Day Camp

Thursday, Jul 13 | 10:00am - 12:00pm | 8 - 13 years

Join us and Ninja Anywhere for a morning of fun!  Ninja Anywhere will teach us all the tricks to their Ninja warrior course.  We will learn how to successfully go their course with warped wall, floating boards, climbing ropes, Ninja rings, spring boards, crawl tunnels, quad steps, balance beams and so much more.  We will also have an inflatable obstacle course and a Gian inflatable slide.  Please bring a water bottle and dress to be outside in the sun.  Socks and Tennis shoes are required.  You won’t want to miss out on the fun! Can you beat the Ninja masters?  Please Note: A Ninja Anywhere waiver will need to signed per camper and will be sent to all participants before camp.

Member $62 | Non-member $72

Preschool Summer Day Camp

Monday, Jul 17 - Wednesday, Jul 19 | 9:00am - 12:00pm | 4 - 5 years

Calling all of our 4- and 5-year old’s!  Do you want to come to Day Camp?  Join us for some preschool Day-Camp fun.  We will play some large group games, create some great projects and have lots and lots of fun!  We will walk down the path to the Woods Edge Park.  Campers will need to bring a water bottle and dress to be outside.  Participants must currently be 4 by the start of camp.

Member $54 | Non-member $64

Ready, Set, MESS Art Camp

Monday, July 24 and Tuesday, July 25 | 9:00am - 12:00pm | 3 - 6 years

In this camp, get ready to get messy with some of our most fun projects! Your little one will love getting messy with mosaics, creating with clay, and painting in wacky ways. We’ll even make our own puffy paint so we can paint yummy-looking ice cream cones on real canvas boards. Get ready, get set, and let’s go make a MESS!  This class is taught by Kidcreate Studio.  Please pack a nut free snack and water bottle for your child each day.

Member $88 | Non-member $98

Preschool Summer Day Camp - Tropical Storm

Monday, Aug 7 - Wednesday, Aug 9 | 9:00am - 12:00pm | 4 - 5 years

Calling all of our 4- and 5-year old’s!  Do you want to come to Day Camp?  Join us for some preschool Day-Camp fun.  During our pretend Tropical Storm, our boat crashed on an island and now we are stuck.   We will enjoy some fun water activities (we will get a little wet on Monday and Wednesday.)  On Tuesday We will get WET, so please have your camper come in their swim suite and bring a towel.  We will walk down the path to the Woods Edge Park.  Campers will need to bring a water bottle, dress to be outside.   Participants must currently be 4 by the start of camp.

Member $54 | Non-member $64

Glitter and Glow Art Camp

Monday, Aug 21 | 9:00am - 12:00pm | 5 - 12 years

What rules supreme in your child’s world? Art projects that glitter or glow-in-the-dark? No need for your child to choose when you sign them up for this art camp! We will work with a variety of art supplies including clay, glow-in-the-dark paint, and of course, lots and lots of glitter! The kids will create snow globes that glow-in-the-dark, butterflies that shimmer and glimmer, an Eiffel Tower with stars that twinkle, and so much more. Glitter and glow… here we go!  This class is taught by Kidcreate Studio.  Please pack a nut free snack, lunch and a drink for your child.

Member $86 | Non-member $94

Nailed It Art Camp

Tuesday, Aug 22 - Thursday, Aug 24 | 9:00am - 12:00pm | 5 - 12 years

Calling all creative kids! This is the perfect camp to hone both your artistic side and your puzzle-solving skills. Just like on the popular TV show Nailed It!, we’ll show you a final product and give you all the goods needed to recreate it. The rest is up to you! Your challenges will include creating a unicorn cake sculpture that looks good enough to eat, painting a fox at sunset, a llama with a flower crown, and so much more. We can’t wait to see if you can nail it! This is Nailed It!, Kidcreate-style, so instead of baking, we’ll be sculpting, painting, collaging, and more!  This class is taught by Kidcreate Studio.   Please pack a nut free snack and drink for your child each day.

Member $115 | Non-member $125

Tie Dye Party Art Camp

Thursday, Aug 31 | 9:00am - 12:00pm | 5 - 12 years

This is NOT a project you want your kids doing at home! Send your kids to camp to make a tie-dyed shirt that they will wear all summer long. Children must bring their own white t-shirt to class. This class is taught by Kidcreate Studio.  Please pack a nut free snack and drink for your child. 

Member $46 | Non-member $56

  1. Athletics
  2. Arts & Crafts
  3. Trips


Saturdays , Apr. 15 - May 6 | 9:00 - 10:00am | 3 - 6 years old

Help your kids continue building those motor skills with this Sports Sampler program! Kids will get the chance to try their hand at basketball, soccer, t-ball, and floor hockey. Join us for 4 sessions of fun and skill-building for your little one!

Member $40 | Non-member $50


Thursdays, Apr. 20 - May 11 | 5:00 - 6:00pm | 6-9 years old

Calling young ballers! Do your kids want to learn more about basketball? Maybe they want to take their skills to another level? Have some fun and stay active while learning and practicing the fundamentals of the game from experienced and skilled instructors. Youth in grades 1-3 are eligible for this program. 

Member $50 | Non-member $65 


Tuesdays, June 13 - August 1 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm | 12+ years old

The classic tailgating game comes to The Rookery! Join us for a bean bag toss league. Satisfy that competitive side as well as your social side as you play with new and old friends in this easy and fun backyard game. Register as pairs. T-shirts for the winners!

$120 Per pair w/Member | $150 Per pair both Non-members


Dates TBD | Registration will open as soon as dates are set | 12+ years old

This 4-week pickleball skills and drills program will help you improve your pickleball game. You will learn and practice a variety of skills and drills to improve your game which will include serve and return, how to plan your 3rd shot, navigate the kitchen, work your forehand and backhand movements, and perform wall drills. Individuals registering for this program must already know the basics of the game. This is not a learn how to play pickleball program.

Member $48 | Non-member $60