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Police Bureau

Sworn to protect. Dedicated to serve.

Phone: 503-823-0000

Fax: 503-823-0342

Non-Emergency: 503-823-3333

1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204


GirlStrength Camps

During spring, winter and summer breaks, GirlStrength offers a selection of one-week camps throughout the city of Portland. These camps are available to girls 10-15 years of age. See the information below for more details about each individual camp. 

How to Register your Child

Please call the Parks and Recreation Center at 503-823-PLAY from 9am-5pm to register for a specific camp. You can also call the sites directly, see numbers below. You will need to have the 6-digit course number that is listed next to the camp to sign-up for camps, except for the camps at NE Community Center. This center has a different number and must be contacted directly.



On the first day of camp, GirlStrength offers a parent orientation to explain the program's policies and procedures. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the first day of camp and be sure to bring with you a completed waiver and participation form. Students cannot participate in the camp if the instructors do not receive a signed waiver.


Please take a moment to look over the GirlStrength Policies and procedures. We look forward to teaching your child important self-defense skills and we welcome any questions you may have regarding our self-defense program.

    Registration and Participation Waiver
   GirlStrength Policies and Procedures


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