Kids 2022

Big Island Keiki Summer Activity List of 2022 is Here! Check It Out!

It’s a little late this year, but we got it- the 2022 list of summer fun programs available on Hawai’i Island! As it was pre-pandemic and last year, spots are limited and predicted to fill up quickly! Check out what programs are available for your keiki and contact the agencies listed for more detailed information. Be sure to check back regularly as the list will be updated!

Don’t see a program listed here? Let us know so we can add it on! Email us at or click on this link

Donkey Mill Art Center

Location: 77-6670 Mamalahoa Highway, Holualoa, HI 96725
Contact: Miho Morinoue 808-322-3362 or email
Website: Donkey Mill Art Center

Check out the website or contact the center directly for available classes.

YMCA New Horizons Youth Day Camp

Location: Hilo
Contact: YMCA 808-935-3721
Website: YMCA New Horizons Day Camp/Summer Sailing Program
Ages: 5-13
Dates: May 30 – July 29
Times: 630A – 530P
Cost: Y Membership is required; drop-in or weekly rates.
Registration: Online. Financial assistance may be available, please inquire.

YMCA Summer Sailing Program

Location: Kawaihae
Ages: 10 and Up
Dates: June 13 – July 21

All classes start at 9:00 am and end at 2:00 pm.  Must be a member of the YMCA to participate in Sailing Classes.

Cost: Y membership is required ($50, Non-refundable), Sailing Membership ($70) and Sailing Classes ($125)
Registration: Online.
Learn sailing, seamanship and water safety from our sailing club located in Kawaihae. It is our goal to build a program that serves the community and expands recreational opportunities in Kawaihae

Hawai'i County Summer Fun Program

County of Hawaii Seal

Location: Islandwide
Contact: Recreation Division Main Office- Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s Lu’au Hale
799 Pi’ilani Street, Hilo, HI 96720 Phone: 808-961-8640
Ages: Completed K through Grade 6
Dates: June 7- July 16
Times: 8A-2P
Cost: $150 per child. Spaces are extremely limited.
Registration: Please look up the county recreational center in your area by clicking on this link for contact information, specific dates and times for registration: Summer Fun – List (

The programs will consist of various activities including arts and crafts projects, indoor/outdoor games, sports, music, nature exploration, swimming, special events and excursions- just a reminder, they all vary depending on the site. Tentatively, a free lunch program is being planned with snacks being optional. In the event of the free lunch program being unavailable, participants must bring their own lunch daily.
Proposed County Summer Fun Sites:
Hamakua: Honoka’a Gym, Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School Gym, and Papaikou Gym
Hilo: Andrews Gym, Hilo Armory, Kawananakoa Gym, Panaewa Park, Pi’ihonua (Carvalho Park), Pu’ueo Community Center (Teen Scene), Waiakea Recreation Center, Waiakea Uka Gym, Wainaku Gym, and Ike Kai.
Ka’u: Ka’u District Gym and Na’alehu Community Center
Kohala: Hisaoka, Waikoloa Pu’unui, Waimea District Park, Kekuaokalani Gym, and Yano Hall
Puna: Kea’au Armory, Mt. View Gym, and Pahoa District Park

Kamp Alma

Kamp Alma

Location: Seaview Estates, Kalapana
Contact: Email or call 206-240-0695
Ages: 7-14
Dates: June 26 – July 8
Times: 9A-2P
Cost: Drop In $55/day or regular attendance $222/week *suggested donation*
Registration: By website

Na Hoa Holomoku Yacht Club Sailing Camp

Location: Hilo Bayfront
Contact: Coach Rhonda by email or call 607-972-7491
Ages: 8-18 years
Dates: June 6- July 29
Times: 9A-2P
Registration: Register by scanning the QR code on flyer above with your smartphone or by website 

Do you know of more activities for our keiki happening this summer? Please send it to us ASAP at or comment below! 

Also, don’t forget to check our free event calendar regularly for fun things to do island wide all summer- like the Big Island Token Tour! CLICK HERE

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