Kidz Kamp

Kidz Kamp 2023

Kidz Kamp 2023 is full, registration is closed.  We will have a waiting list but we cannot guarantee registration.  To put your child on the waitlist please call 361-777-4670.  

The City of Portland Parks and Recreation Department is proud to offer our Summer Kidz Kamp program, co-sponsored by Gregory-Portland ISD. The program is offered to children 5-12 years of age who will be entering Kindergarten through 6th grade for the 2023-2024 school year.  Activities include games, sports, swimming, science and nature activities, field trips, special events, arts and crafts, healthy eating, and a summer jogging club.  The children are grouped by ages and class size is limited.  All instructors are certified in CPR/First Aid.  This program is licensed by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.  Transportation can be provided from City sports camps and swim lessons.  Parent must notify staff of enrollment to arrange pick up.  Lunch will be provided by the GPISD Summer Food Program.     


Complete eight-week Kidz Kamp:  $90 a week per child and $60 registration fee.  Registration fee and the first week of tuition is due at time of enrollment.   


There will be a max registration for this summer, once Kidz Kamp is full registration will be closed.   


Child must register for the full summer program, there is not a weekly or daily option.  


Payment plan is set up as follows:  The registration fee of $60.00 and first week of tuition is due at the time of enrollment.  Thereafter a weekly tuition fee of $90.00 will be set up autopay using credit card or electronic check and deductions will post every Friday for the following week of camp.   Any autopayments that are declined must be paid before child can return to the program.   

When:      Monday – Friday 

                   June 5, 2023 – July 28, 2023 

Time:        7:00 AM – 6:00 PM 

Where:     TM Clark Elementary 

 2250 Memorial Parkway 


Registration begins Monday, May 1, 2023 all registration will be online, at (link) 


There will not be in person registration.   

Summer Teen Activities 



Teen Club 

Bored at home?  Come hang out and have some fun!  The Teen Club program will be held on Tuesdays thru Fridays beginning June 13, 2023. Participants will have access to ping pong tables, foosball tables, basketball goals, X Box, Playstation consoles and disc golf.  We also have activities such as outdoor games, special events, gaming tournaments, Bubble Ball tournaments and off-site field trips to Northshore 8 Movie Theater as well as swimming at the Portland Aquatics Center.  Come join us for a fun filled summer!  


When:     Tuesday - Friday, 

                     June 13 - July 20, 2023 

Time:         1:00 PM - 4:30 PM times may vary 

Where:     TBD 

Cost:     Program is FREE, fees for fieldtrips, movies and any entrance fees are paid by participant 

Ages:         13 - 16 years old 


 Teen Bubble Soccer Tournament 

Come out and try the newest game in town! Bubble soccer is a fun new sport catching on all over the world, hilarious to play or watch and its good exercise. Played much like soccer, on the same field, it has one major difference that transforms it completely. Get your team together and sign up TODAY! 


Single-elimination format and five-man teams. 
Matches: two 10-minute halves with 2-minute halftime 
Tiebreaker: (1) 3-minute overtime with sudden death; (2) coin flip 


When:     Friday, June 16, 2023  

           Friday, July 7, 2023 

Time:         10:00 AM to 4:00 PM                                         

Where:     Portland Sports Complex 

Cost:         $50.00 per 5-man team  

Ages:         13 - 16 years old 



TEEN In The Game Funtrackers Field Trip 


The City of Portland will be hosting a fieldtrip to In The Game Funtrackers in Corpus Christi Texas.  Teens will have be able to play miniature golf, drive go carts and play video games.  A concession is available on site with everything from pizza, fries, ice cream and more!   


When:        Wednesday, June 28, 2023 

Time:        12:00 PM - 3:00 PM 

Where:    In The Game Funtrackers Flour Bluff (transportation will be provided from the Portland Community Center) 

Cost:         TBD 

Ages:         13 - 16 years old 



TEEN North Shore 8 Movie Theater Field Trip 


When:        Wednesday, July 12, 2023 

Time:        11:00 AM - 3:00 PM 

Where:    In The Game Funtrackers Flour Bluff (transportation will be provided from the Portland Community Center) 

Cost:         TBD 

Ages:         13 - 16 years old