summer camp

Summer camps seeing staffing shortages this year

COEUR D'ALENE, ID. — COVID-19 and staffing shortages are causing issues for families making summer plans. Many summer camps across the Inland Northwest are changing schedules or canceling camps…

Local teen attends summer camp for first time ever, takes up sailing

The Salvation Army Spokane summer camp for kids, Camp Gifford is the oldest summer youth camp in Eastern Washington. It's age is the only thing dated about it though. Throughout the years they've continued to switch up programs to make it an exciting place for local children to spend their summer vacation! Their most recent program is in sailing, a shock to local kids who've never had time on the water before.

Summer camps forced to adjust to smoke, unhealthy air

Wildfire smoke is blanketing the region, creating unhealthy air for everyone, but especially children. Many kids across Spokane are spending their summers at camp and instead of running around outside, Mother Nature has other plans.