Homepage > ... > Parks, Areas & Facilities > Camps > Northwood Community ParkE-mail storyPrint friendly format
Northwood Community Park (NCP)
4531 Bryan - 949-724-6728

Many camps not listed here are located on the Dance, Music & Drama webpage.

New for 2014...
Camp Emergency Form!

Fill out just one emergency form for the whole summer!!

Look for "E-Form" next to each camp where it is required. Once an E-Form has been submitted (one per child); online registration is available.
Click here
to download and complete the form.

Ways to Return the E-Form
Scan & Email:
quickreg@cityofirvine.org
Fax: 949-724-6608
Mail: City of Irvine-CS
PO Box 19575, Irvine CA 92623
Drop off: To any City Facility


Play Well Tek LEGO® Camps

Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m.
$195 per one-week session ($240 for the NXT program)

Students take on real-life engineering challenges athat explore concepts in physics, architecture, mechanical and structural engineering. Not sponsored or endorsed by LEGO®. Inst: Play Well Tek staff.

Engineering FUNdamentals
Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO®! Build a motorized walking Creeper, a terrifying Ghast and a motorized Minecart! This project-based camp, designed by Play-Well instructors, combines the basic format of our core engineering-themed programs based on the world of Minecraft. Students will explore real-world concepts in physics, engineering and architecture while building their favorite Minecraft objects. Students will have a blast, even without any prior experience with Minecraft or LEGO®. Ages 7-12.

Jedi Engineering
Young Jedi will explore worlds far, far away and engineering principles right in front of them. Defeat the Empire by designing and refining LEGO® X-Wings, R2-units and settlements on far-flung edges of the galaxy. Imagination and engineering combine to create motorized and architectural projects such as energy catapults, shield generators and defense turrets. Ages 5-6.

Jedi Master Engineering
The Force is strong in this class. Build complex machines and structures based on the best designs from a galaxy far, far away. Projects include LEGO® X-Wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, settlements and fortresses.  Play-Well's Jedi instructors reinforce key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, eccentric motion and more as students tap into the powerful forces of imagination and engineering. Ages 7-12.

Pre-Engineering
Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO®! Build engineer-designed projects such as boats, bridges, mazes and motorized cars and use special pieces to create your own unique design! Explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. This is an ideal way to prepare young builders for the challenge of Engineering FUNdamentals. Ages 5-6.

Robotics with LEGO® NXT
Program robots using the LEGO® Mindstorms system, laptop computers, and Play-Well's 100,000 piece LEGO® kit! Explore the many uses of touch, light, and ultrasonic sensors with a robotic project of your own unique design. Build and program your robot with a partner to avoid obstacles, manipulate objects, communicate with other robots, and much more. Enrollment is limited. Ages 7-12.


i Camp

Register Now!
Internet registration is available after E-Form has been submitted and your Annual Camp Membership has been activated.

Registration Packet 
Frequently Asked Questions

i Camp – Craft

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
$23 per child/per day (5, 3 & 2 day options)

Craft Camp is the ultimate craft experience for young campers. Colorful projects will be made using beads, paint, clay, tie dye, and more. Individual creativity is encouraged and new friends are made as we venture into the world of arts and crafts! Ages 6-10. Click here to register.

i Camp – Science

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
$23 per child/per day (5, 3 & 2 day options)

What could be more FUN than a recreation SCIENCE Camp! Come discover the fun of becoming a Jr. Scientist and experience the excitement of getting your hands dirty while using your critical thinking skills. Camp will focus on fun experiments, science themed crafts & games, basic math skills, and most importantly provide kids with a fun, hands-on experience to explore the fascinating world of science. Ages 6-10. Click here to register.

i Camp – Sports & Games

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
$21 per child/per day (5, 3 & 2 day options)

A variety of sports and games are offered in a fun, exciting, non-competitive atmosphere. This recreation based sports & games camp will introduce many aspects of popular sports & games on a daily basis. Enjoy activities such as soccer, basketball, baseball, volleyball, flag football, many group games and much more. Ages 6-10. Click here to register.