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Summer Camp


Play with Starshine in the gorgeous outdoor setting at Suttle Lake!

Camp Basics

Starshine camp activities blend nature, imagination, and performance! Kids will go on scavenger hunts, catch bugs, create their own nature-inspired performances, identify birds and their songs, build fairy houses, listen to and tell stories, sing campfire songs, and more!

When:  August 2-6, 9am - 2pm  -OR-  July 12-16, 9am - 2pm

Where: The Suttle Lodge

Ages: 5-11

Cost: $200*

Optional "Campfire" : Tuesday August 3rd -OR- July 13 6-8pm $20*


*siblings get 15% off!

Camps are currently full, with available spots on a waitlist.

Themes & Activities

We’ll go on whimsical quests in the natural area around Suttle Lake with the

spirit of fantasy, dreams, and fairy tales. 

  • build fairy castles and gnome homes

  • imagine and perform as characters from nature

  • costume design with natural materials

  • design and construct animal masks

  • natural stage craft (create stage and sets from natural materials)

  • create a skit and perform it on a natural stage

We’ll get wild with the wildlife around Suttle Lake as we learn about and perform as animals.

  • wildlife scavenger hunt

  • learn animal language

  • identify birds and bird calls

  • animal storytelling

  • design and construct animal masks

  • camouflage, stalking, and tracking

  • pretend we are animals

We'll get silly as we clown around the natural area and create our own Suttle Circus. 

  • comedy, joke telling

  • juggling

  • miming

  • face painting

  • create and perform a clown acts

We'll take a break to attune to the calming waters of the lake as we listen to,

reflect, and revel in the natural beauty of Suttle Lake.   

  • listen to and sing nature songs

  • nature journaling and sketching

  • storytelling and poetry writing

  • nature photography

  • perform a song or poem on a natural stage

How to Register

1. Call/text Jennie Sharp at 541-645-0688 or email to request a spot

2. Pay using Venmo (@starshine-theater) or online (+3% surcharge) using payment button below

3. Fill out an online registration form for each participant.

4. Complete liability waivers and email to:


Day Pack List

Please make sure your child comes to camp each day with:

  • appropriate outdoor clothing

  • an extra warm layer

  • a water bottle

  • durable shoes

  • sunscreen/hat

  • a snack and lunch (kids are not allowed to purchase food at Suttle Lodge during camp hours)

  • optional: a bathing suit and towel (we will play in the lake in water as deep as our knees, but no swimming)

Cancelation Policy

Tuition will be fully refunded until three weeks before the program start date. After that time 50% refund is guarrenteed.

Response to COVID-19

Starshine, LLC. will adhere to all current Oregon State guidelines. At this time masks are not required for participants in an outdoor setting, but required when inside. All programs will take place outdoors except in the case of inclement weather. The instructor has been vaccinated. Please note that Starshine does not provide food or drink.