2017 Summer Guide | East Valley Moms Blog

Summer Guide | East Valley Moms Blog

The end of school is just around the corner!  Have you planned your summer yet? Why not give your kids a summer they won’t forget.  Our summer guide has the hottest East Valley summer camps, events, and summer fun, so you and your kids can have the coolest summer yet!  

Scroll all the way through or click on the section where you want to go to below, Summer Camps, Summer Events, or Summer Fun. Our Summer Guide has every thing you’ll need to make it an unforgettable summer!




2017 Summer Camp Guide | East Valley Moms Blog

Children's Museum of Phoenix

Summer Guide | East Valley Moms Blog

This summer build big brains, forever friends and lifelong learners at one of the top three children’s museums in the country!

When  school is out, camp is in! Camps at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix feature hands-on learning, games and activities designed to cultivate the minds and muscles of children ages 5-8. Each unique camp includes relevant literature exploration, are activites, and plenty of free play within all three floors of the Museum’s imaginative exhibits. 

Children’s Museum of Phoenix is designed for children ages birth to 10. It offers more than 300 play experiences, spread throughout three floors in the magnificent and historic Monroe School Building.

Imagination, inspiration, creativity and just plain fun! Stop by the Children’s Museum of Phoenix this summer and sign up for one of their many summer camp classes. 


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As You Wish Summer Classes

Looking for a summer activity that enhances creativity, strengthens focus, is low cost and expert approved? As You Wish is pleased to provide Summer Classes at $25 each starting June 5th! Class includes exclusive Summer Collection pieces, paint, pottery and instruction – a great value!
Classes are from 9-10:30am, leaving time for swimming, movies or other afternoon activities. And, art lessons develop the whole brain by strengthening focus and attention span, improving educational performance and facilitating emotional intelligence. 

Recommended for ages 5+.

Mad Science Camp

Mad Summer Science Camp

Mad Summer Science Camp at Children’s Learning Adventure 

Each week, campers will engage in lessons related to our Mad Summer Science theme packed with exciting activities, crafts, games, sports, field trips, and so much more!

Mad Summer Science Camp is all-inclusive with no hidden fees! We also offer flexible scheduling so you only pay for the weeks your child attends!

We accommodate any school’s summer break schedule. 

Find a location for you HERE

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STEM camp at Val Vista Academy

STEM Camp at Val Vista Academy dates are May 30-July 21, 2017
Jr Camps for Ages 4-6(Jr. Lego Engineering, Jr. Math/Science, Jr. Art/Music, Jr. Historian, & Jr. Superhero Training Camps
Intermediate Camps for Ages 6-9 (My 1st Robotics, Minecraft, Computer Game Design, Coding, Inventor Bootcamp, Fascinating Potions and Sports Adventures Camps)
Senior Camps for Ages 8-14 (Minecraft, Coding Minecraft Mods, Robotics with LEGO Mindstorms, Mixing Magic, Eager Engineering, Computer Game Design, X-STEAM Space Camp, DemiGod Day Camp & Rebel Alliance Training)
Improve Your Skills Camps for Ages 6-14 (Improve Your Math/Reading/Writing/Typing Skills & Back to School Skills Review)

Summer Guide | East Valley Moms Blog

OdySea Aquarium

Meet Sharks, Otters, Penguins and More at OdySea Aquarium!

Beat the heat this summer with a visit to OdySea Aquarium, the newest Aquarium in the country, located in Scottsdale. Spanning 200,000 square feet, this multi-level, state-of-the-art facility is the largest aquarium in the Southwest and features more than 65 exhibits, 500 species, and over 30,000 animals.  There are over 20 daily activities led by Animal Care Specialists, a movie theater, a submerged escalator that descends into the deep ocean, and a one-of-a-kind voyage on the only Living Sea Carousel in the world, a ride which takes guests through the Open Ocean, Sea Turtle, Sea Lion and Seal, and Shark exhibits! 

Butterfly Wonderland

Butterfly Wonderland

Meet Butterflies and the New Rainforest Reptiles at Butterfly Wonderland!

This summer visit Butterfly Wonderland, the largest butterfly conservatory in America. Thousands of butterflies fly freely amongst lush, tropical plants and flowers, bringing a tropical rainforest environment to the Arizona desert.  Outside the conservatory, there are plenty of engaging and educational exhibits including a Butterfly Emergence Gallery, which showcases live chrysalis as they emerge naturally into beautiful butterflies, a 3D movie theater, a Spineless Giants exhibit highlighting spiders and scorpions as well as large species of moths and butterflies.  And don’t miss the brand new Reptile Rainforest exhibit, the largest expansion to the facility since opening. Poison Dart Frogs, Mata Mata Turtles, Asian Water Dragons, and White-Eyed Crocodiles are some of the many animals that will greet you along your journey!


Bloom Event

2nd Annual New & Expectant Mom Event! 

Being held on May 13th 9:30 am-Noon at the beautiful Power Ranch Barn Clubhouse. 

This event is geared towards moms who are currently expecting a baby (whether it’s your 1st or 3rd), had a baby within the last year, foster moms of infants, or are planning on growing their family soon.

This event will provide an a panel of expert speakers, light snacks, photo booth, educational resources, giveaways and swag, and connecting moms and families with relevant local resources.

Tickets are available now! You don’t want to miss this event!

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This is a sponsored Summer Events Guide brought to you by Children's Museum of Phoenix and participating listed events. Every one has the EVMB stamp of approval and we personally solicited events for inclusion.


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