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Youth Services:  Kidz Klub, Kamp & Dayz and Summer Sports Camps

Kidz Klub

The Kidz Klub After-School Program, offered by the Portland Parks and Recreation Department and Gregory-Portland Independent School District, is the answer for working parents concerned about their children being home alone.

Kidz Klub is a recreation program offered at four school sites located within the City of Portland. Children ages 5-12 in kindergarten through 5th grade are eligible for enrollment. Activities include quality recreational games, which enhance a child's leisure skills in a safe and familiar surrounding. Fees include an afternoon snack.

Program Time & Instructors
Extended Kidz Klub hours will be available on early dismissal days. The program will run from the end of school through 6:00 pm. All Kidz Klub staff are certified in CPR and first aid and safety. The instructors also have early childcare training. This program is licensed by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

  • 2017-2018 Gregory-Portland ISD calendar year (excluding holidays)
  • Monthly tuition: $95
  • Registration fee: $60
  • East Cliff
    Broadway                              Portland, TX 78374                                
  • T.M. Clark Elementary
    2250 Memorial Pkwy
    Portland, TX 78374
  • W.C. Andrews
    1100 Lang Rd. 
    Portland, TX 78374

Austin Elementary students will be bused to Andrews Elementary for the program

Online Registration or at the Portland Community Center. The registration fee must be paid in full at the time of registration. A prorated amount of $20 for August must be paid by the first day of school.

Kidz Dayz

Kidz Dayz is an all-day recreation program offered during school holidays and teacher in-service days (note: this program is not provided on city holidays).  Children in Kindergarten through 6th grade are invited to join the fun at T.M. Clark Elementary.  Activities will include arts and crafts, organized recreational play, games, prizes and lots of other fun.  A morning and afternoon snack will be provided. Children must provide their own lunch. Contact the Portland Community Center for dates.  Register two weeks in advance and pay the early bird price of $15.00. 
When:  School Holidays/Staff Development Days
Thanksgiving:  November 20-22, 2017
Christmas:  December 18-21 & December 26-29, 2017
Monday, January 15, 2018
Spring Break:  March 12-16, 2018


Summer Kidz Kamp

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 2017-2018 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.  Children must provide their own lunch; a morning and afternoon snack is provided.  The City of Portland provides two different payment options for your convenience: 

Complete nine week Kidz Kamp: (Includes $60.00 registration fee)
T.M. Clark Elementary, 2250 Memorial Parkway

6/5/17-8/4/17    Mon-Fri 7:00 AM-6:00 PM         $780.00

Please note that Kidz Kamp ends a week earlier in 2017, we apologize for the inconvenience but we only have access to the school site June 5 – August 4, 2017.  2017-2018 School Year begins on Thursday, August 17th.

Payment plans are set up as follows: A registration fee of $60.00 is due at the time of enrollment.  Thereafter a weekly tuition fee of $80.00 is due Friday prior to the week attending.  There will be a late fee of $15.00 assessed if payment is not received by Tuesday of the week attending. All delinquent fees must be paid before any child may return to the program.


Weekly Drop In Kidz Kamp: ($60.00 registration fee required)

06/05/17-6/09/17  Mon-Fri           7:00 AM-6:00 PM          $95.00
6/12/17-6/16/17  Mon-Fri            7:00 AM-6:00 PM          $95.00
6/19/17-6/23/17  Mon-Fri            7:00 AM-6:00 PM          $95.00

6/26/16-6/30/16  Mon-Fri            7:00 AM-6:00 PM          $95.00
7/03/17-7/07/17  Mon-Fri            7:00 AM-6:00 PM          $95.00
*Kidz Kamp is Closed 07-04-17

7/10/17-7/14/17  Mon-Fri            7:00 AM-6:00 PM          $95.00
7/17/17-7/21/17  Mon-Fri            7:00 AM-6:00 PM          $95.00

7/24/17-7/28/17  Mon-Fri            7:00 AM-6:00 PM          $95.00
7/31/17-8/04/17  Mon-Fri            7:00 AM-6:00 PM          $95.00

              Registration begins Monday, April 24, 2017 at the Portland Community Center and online at

Sports Camps

Football Camp
When: June 5-8, 2017
8:00-10:00 AM
Where: Chatwork Park, near library
Cost: $50.00 per participant
Ages: 8 - 13

Basketball Camp

When: June 26 –June 29, 2017
8:00 – 10:00 AM:
Where: Portland Community Center
Cost: $50.00
Ages: 8 - 14

Speed & Agility Camp

When: June 12-15, 2017
June 19-22, 2017
8:00 – 10:00 AM
Where: Chatwork Park, near library
Cost: $50.00 per session
Age: 8 - 14

Baseball Camp

When: June 12-15, 2017
July 18-21, 2017
8:00 - 10:00 AM: Ages 4-8
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Ages 9-16
Where: G-P High School Baseball Field
Cost: $50.00 per participant
Age: 4-16

Volleyball Camp
When: June 12-15, 2017
8:30 AM: Grades 3-6
10:30 AM: Grades 7-12
July 17-20, 2017
8:30 - 10:30 AM: Grades 6-12
Where: Portland Community Center
Cost: $50.00
Ages: 8 - 16

Soccer Camp
When: June 26 - 29, 2017
8:00 – 10:00 AM
Where: City of Portland Soccer Complex
Cost: $50.00
Ages: 6 - 14

Tennis Camp

When: July 10-13, 2017
9:30 – 11:00 AM
Where: City of Portland East Cliff Park
Cost: $50.00
Ages: 6 - 16

Cheerleading Camp
When: August 7-10, 2017
9:00 - 11:00 AM
Where: Portland Community Center
Cost: $50.00
Ages: 6 - 16

Dance Team Camp
When: August 7-10, 2017
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Where: Portland Community Center
Cost: $50.00
Ages: 6 - 16