Summer Activities for Kids at Black Butte Ranch
At Black Butte Ranch, we take the fun of our junior guests seriously, so young ones can play, dream and experience a memorable and fun vacation too. We deliver a wonderful selection of kids classes, programs and camps with arts and crafts, sports and games as well as a playground activities. Try your skill at our 25-foot climbing wall during the summer or enjoy slack-lining, ceramics and more!
Many activities will take place at Lakeside Activity Center, located just west of the Lodge. Sports equipment (soccer balls, Frisbees, volleyballs, basketballs, footballs, softballs & croquet equipment), games and other activities are available here. The Lakeside Activity Center also rents Wheel Fun bikes and fly-fishing equipment. Kayaks, canoes and standup paddleboards are available at the Lakeside pool during the summer.
Programs are offered for kids four years of age and older, teens, adults and families during the summer. Come join the fun! Check the Activity Guide for the current schedule.
Day Camp | Classes | Workshops
Open Summer and Holidays
*Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a responsible adult supervisor and may not be left unattended.
Ages 4 and older; scale our 24 foot portable climbing wall; $8 per climber.
Day camp is offered Monday through Friday during the summer with morning or afternoon sessions available.
Day Camp is the only activity where children under 10 can be dropped off and left without an adult supervisor. Children must be able to put on their own sunscreen or come with it pre-applied. Preregistration recommended. Ages 4-12. Waiver required. Please preregister at 541-595-1282.
For all other activities, please check with the instructor for finish time for activities that last an hour (i.e., pottery, archery, culinary kids, boating classes, etc.). Once the class is over, participants are free to leave.
LAKESIDE ACTIVITY CENTER Game Room
Ping Pong | Shuffleboard | TV | WIFI | Board Games | Hours
Security Cameras in use
LAKESIDE ACTIVITY CENTER | KIDS’ PROGRAMS
May 27-28 | Kid’s activities | 10am – 8pm | See May Activity Guide for details.
May 29 | Kid’s activities | 10am – 3pm | See May Activity Guide for details.
June 14-16 | 10am-6pm June 17-24 | 10am-8pm June 25 | 10am-6pm June26-30 | 10am-8pm
LAC GAME ROOM
Daily | 9am – 8pm | Security cameras in place
12938 Hawksbeard | 541-595-1282 | Activity Guide
FAMILY RECREATION AREA
Just a short walk from GMRC is the Family Recreation Area. Follow the path from the playground behind Glaze Meadow green #6. The area offers a full-court basketball court, four pickle ball courts, two bocce ball courts and two horseshoe pits. Pickleball and bocce ball sets can be rented and courts reserved on the hour through GMRC. Call 541-595-5881 for details and information.
The Sports Field is located at the Y near Big Meadow Golf Course. Activities include basketball, sand volleyball, soccer and a playground. The picnic pavilion at the south end may be rented for special events (Contact Catering at 541-595-1267) Sports equipment (soccer balls, frisbees, volleyballs, basketballs, footballs, softballs & croquet equipment), games and other activities are available for rent or checkout at the Lakeside Activity Center.