Winter Camp

Winter Camp 2021

Come for one day or for the entire break! Each day includes programming from 7:30am to 6pm with engaging activities, creative play, and snacks. Pricing is by day, with a sliding scale to fit your family’s budget.

Sliding Scale Pricing

Household annual income of $25,000 or less: $35 per day
Household annual income of $25,001 to $85,000: $50 per day

Household annual income of $85,001 and up: $65 per day

Email scholarships@fhpdx.org if you would like information about further reduced rates for low-income families.

Enrollment Now Open!

Click below to create a free online account and sign up today.

Check out the fun we have planned for Winter 2021!

Week 1

Monday, 12/20
GAME DAY: Build your own board game!

Invent your own quest, journey, or challenge! Each camper will create their own board game and pieces, and some may even choose to give their fellow campers a chance to experience the game they create.

Tuesday, 12/21
STARRY, STARRY NIGHT: Celebrate Solstice

Celebrate the shortest day of the year with us! Light up the darkness with arts and crafts inspired by the night sky and a performance of ‘Pegasus and the Stories of the Stars’ based on the constellations and the Greek and Roman myths behind their names, performed by Pegasus Puppet Theatre.

Wednesday, 12/22
PASS THE TORCH: Olympics Day

Ascend the slopes of Mount Olympus and join Friendly House in a day of gym sports galore! Campers may also choose to craft an assortment of Olympic paraphernalia, such as flags, medals, and Olympic torches!

Thursday, 12/23
SPENCER SPROCKET CIRCUS SHOW: Juggling, magic, comedy, and more!

Pass the popcorn, create an elephant mask, and learn to perform some circus tricks of your own!

Week 2

Monday, 12/27
WINTER WONDERLAND

It may not be snowy in the rest of Portland, but here at Friendly House it’s a winter wonderland! Create snow-themed crafts and get to know some hilarious arctic animals while you enjoy the musical puppet show ‘Snow Soup’, performed by Pegasus Puppet Theatre.

Tuesday, 12/28
NO STRINGS ATTACHED: It’s puppetry day!

Bring your funny voices and learn the art of performing with a wide array of puppets including moving-mouth, rod, and shadow puppets. Campers will create their own puppets, perform their own skits, and experience a multitude of puppets from the historical collection of Tears of Joy Theatre.

Wednesday, 12/29
SAY IT WITH MUSIC: Song Writing

Join Portland’s own Andy (Red Yarn) Furgeson of Red Yarn Productions as he takes campers on a musical adventure of singing and songwriting!

Thursday, 12/30
RED NOSE DAY: Learn the art of clowning

International entertainer, Michael ‘Tigger’ O’Neill, will be teaching us how to clown like a professional! Campers will learn to perform physical comedy and create their own gag props, too. Clown noses are complimentary! 

Scholarships

Full and partial scholarships may be available to qualifying families. Read about our scholarships and contact us for more information.