Art, photography, gymnastics vocal lessons, dancing, day camp and youth adventures are among the summer opportunities through Hermiston Parks and Recreation. 

A youth photography camp, led by professions at 60 Minute Photos, will provide basic information, including composition, lighting and cropping. The camp is June 27-30 and is open to children ages 6-12.

The class costs $55 for residents or $68 for non-residents and includes photos, enlargements and matting. Participants must supply their own digital camera.

An introductory art camp will introduce participants to painting and drawing techniques. The final day will feature an art show. The camp is June 27-30 or August 15-18. Each four-day session is $50/$62 and is open to ages 6-16.

Gymnastic camps, grouped by skill levels from basic tumbling to more advanced routines, are July 18-21. Classes are available for children ages 3-10. The camp costs $35/$43.

Tiny Dancers provides an introduction to basic dance techniques and performance. Separate sessions for 3-4 year olds and 5-6 year olds take place July 18-21. The cost for the younger group is $25/$31 and the older kids pay $30/$37.

Group vocal lessons are Monday and Wednesdays beginning June 23 for the first session or July 25 for the second session. The cost is $40/$50 per session. A 10 percent discount will be given to those that sign up for both sessions.

A summer fun day camp is available for youths ages 6-12. The camp features Monday through Friday activities, including sports, education, and arts and crafts. The cost is $45/$56 per week.

White-water rafting, flat-water boating, mountain biking, fly fishing and hiking are part of the Youth Adventure Camps. The cost is $150/$187 and includes lunch, drinks, travel and supplies. Separate camps are scheduled for boys and girls and based on grade level. 

Registration for each camp is required at least one week before it begins. Early registration is encouraged, as some have limited space. For more information, call 541-667-5018 or go to 180 N.E. Second St., Hermiston or www.hermistonrecreation.com.

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