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Over 84 California Academic Summer Camps Listed Below with In-Depth Camp Info, including: Videos, Photos, Maps & Detailed Descriptions


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Winter Academic Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in California are Starting in January, 2017

Many of our California Academic Camps offer Winter Academic Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in January, 2017.

Be sure to check the "Year-Round Programs and Other Camp Info" headings of each camp listing for specifics, or give any Academic Camp you're interested in a call to check on Winter dates, times and availability.

Winter 2017 Academic Camp Open Houses & Reunions

Many of our Academic Camps will be hosting Winter Reunions for their previous campers, and Winter Open Houses for interested new campers and families. Each camp is different, and some offer activities for the entire family.

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for January, 2017.

Best California Winter Academic Day Camps Starting in January, 2017

Looking for a Great California Academic Day Camp? Look at each camp's TYPE OF CAMP description. Many of our Best California Day Academic Camps also list their exact hours, and if they offer before and after camp activities.

Best California Year-Round
Academic Camps, Classes & Academic Programs

Many of our Best California Summer Academic Camps also offer Year Round Academic Camp Programs, Classes, and Activities. You should contact the camps you are interested in to see if they offer Fall, Winter and/or Spring Academic Programs, too.

Best California Winter Academic Camp Jobs

Searching for California Academic Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Academic Camps are now listing their 2017 Winter Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Winter Employment Opportunities" pages.

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Some of the Best Academic Camps on the West Coast are here in California.

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FEATURED ACADEMIC CAMP

SuperCamp
Locations: SuperCamp holds programs nationwide:
Stanford, CA in Palo Alto, CA
Villanova University in Philadelphia, PA
University of California at San Marcos in San Diego area
800-228-5327

Ages: 11-21 . Coed Campers. Overnight Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: "Making Great Kids Greater" since 1982! SuperCamp is the original academic, life and career skills camp. We have locations in 14 countries and we're the worldwide leader in student programs that enhance academic, leadership, communication, and other essential skills for achievement and success in the 21st century. Our teen summer camps are available for middle school, high school, and college-aged students. We help your son or daughter increase grades, confidence, and motivation. Held at a variety of prestigious college campuses nationwide and select global locations, SuperCamp empowers teens and prepares them for a life of excellence—personally, academically, and in their chosen path in life.

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Rosetta Institute of Biomedical Research Molecular Medicine Summer/Winter Science Camps
Locations: California (UCSD & UC Berkeley)
Day Camps offered in Berkeley and San Jose
888-412-7284

Ages: 14-18 . Coed Campers. Overnight Camp. Day Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: We offer advanced day/overnight science camps for high achieving high school students interested in pursuing a career in medicine or related fields, such as pharmacy or biomedical research. Through engaging lectures and hands-on laboratory classes, students learn about normal molecular and cellular biology, and then learn how these normal processes are distorted during the development of cancer, neurological disease and autoimmunity/infectious disease. In addition, we also offer a winter day camp on Medical and Translational Bioinformatics (please inquire) and a late summer, laboratory-intensive day camp on Biomedical Research.

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SuperCamp

Rosetta Institute of Biomedical Research Molecular Medicine Summer/Winter Science Camps


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SuperCamp
California Location(s)

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Visit Our SuperCamp Website
800-228-5327
info[AT]supercamp.com
Various Locations Across the USA

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
SuperCamp holds programs nationwide:
Stanford, CA in Palo Alto, CA
Villanova University in Philadelphia, PA
University of California at San Marcos in San Diego area

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1938 Avenida Del Oro
Oceanside, CA 92056

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our SuperCamp Video

CAMPER AGES: 11-21

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 8- and 10-day programs on college campuses nationwide

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: "Making Great Kids Greater" since 1982! SuperCamp is the original academic, life and career skills camp. We have locations in 14 countries and we're the worldwide leader in student programs that enhance academic, leadership, communication, and other essential skills for achievement and success in the 21st century. Our teen summer camps are available for middle school, high school, and college-aged students. We help your son or daughter increase grades, confidence, and motivation. Held at a variety of prestigious college campuses nationwide and select global locations, SuperCamp empowers teens and prepares them for a life of excellence—personally, academically, and in their chosen path in life.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Math, Science, Academics, and more. Study Strategies
Reading
Writing
Note-Taking/Mind Mapping
Memory
College-Prep
8 Keys Of Excellence Character Program
21st Century Skills
Communication & Relationships
Leadership
Breaking Through Personal Barriers
Motivation & Goal Setting
Focus & Attention
Time Management
Taking Responsibility For Learning

SuperCamp is a Top Academic Summer Camp located in  California offering many fun and educational Academic and other activities, including: Math, Science, Academics and more. SuperCamp is a top Academic Camp for ages: 11-21.
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CAMP LOCATION: SuperCamp holds programs nationwide:
Stanford, CA in Palo Alto, CA
Villanova University in Philadelphia, PA
University of California at San Marcos in San Diego area

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers stay in the college dorms. Our days are spent inside the campus facilities and outside around campus. Meals are in the university cafeterias.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: SuperCamp is the original academic, life and career skills camp, with locations across the country: Stanford, UC San Marcos and Villanova University. We have inspired more than 75,000 students from 85 countries.

Only 26% of high school students are ready for college. Prepare better! 73% of SuperCamp grads see an increase in grades. But our grads also experience shifts that go beyond academics: 93% improve peer relationships and 77% improve family relationships. 81% feel more confident in their daily lives!

SuperCamp is a highly engaging experience where your child acquires strategies for effective learning in all subjects, develops critical new skills in reading, writing, thinking, speaking, memory and note-taking, and builds communication, leadership, relationship and career capabilities.

Give your child the experience of a lifetime this summer at SuperCamp. They'll love Outdoor Adventure Day, which is all about goal setting and overcoming fears, learning to work as a team, building trust and rapport with new people and exercising leadership skills. We offer 7 or 10 day programs and our senior forum is even worth high school credit! Spots are filling quickly, so call today: 800-228-5327

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Available in both Junior and Senior Forum, this program is designed specifically for our return students to go deeper into the SuperCamp curriculum. We place them in situations where they can mentor other students by modeling the 8 Keys of Excellence and academic strategies to their peers.

Our team leaders give Leadership Track students focused coaching on topics like what makes a good leader opportunities to step out of their comfort zone in front of the group situations where they can display initiative and practice communication and critical thinking moments to practice their leadership style with other teens feedback on where they’re doing well and where they can grow, building their confidence in their abilities. Students in the Leadership Track come home feeling challenged and empowered to live up to their full potential and to assume leadership roles in many areas of their lives.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: SuperCamp doesn't end after the summer. Our year-long grad support makes sure your student is able to stay on track throughout the school year. We also invite our grads to come back and step into a leadership role at SuperCamp the following summer by enrolling in Leadership Track. (see description under Leadership above).

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete info, please visit: This Website Link

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
For employment info, please visit: This Website Link.

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SuperCamp

There are 84 Top California Academic Camps Below


Academic Camps in CA
Offer Day & Overnight Options

Some California Academic Camps offer BOTH Day and Overnight Camp options. Be sure to check each camp's description under "TYPE OF CAMP" for complete information, and exact hours.

Some California Academic Day Camps also offer Extended Camp Hours for Early Camper Drop-Off and Pick Up. If you need these services, you should contact the camp to confirm availability.


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FEATURED CAMP LISTING

Youth Media & Tech Camp
San Diego, CA

Visit Our Youth Media & Tech Camp Website
619-230-1938
genevieve[AT]mediaartscenter.org
2921 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92104

Find the Best Academic Camp in San Diego, California

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Youth Media & Tech Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: 1st-7th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. 8:30am - 3pm, Monday thru Friday

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Campers collaborate to create original movies using Mac programs like iMovie, GarageBand, and iStop Motion. Learn how to use a camera and basic filmmaking and lighting techniques in our huge state-of-the-art facility. Friday performances for camper families each week.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Science, Technology, Academics, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in North Park between 30th and El Cajon Boulevard in beautiful sunny San Diego.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our huge facility the "Digital Gym" boasts state of the art equipment, a production studio with a green screen, multiple classrooms with iMacs and projectors, and a 49-seat theatre.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Campers collaborate to create original movies using Mac programs like iMovie, GarageBand, and iStop Motion. Learn how to use a camera and basic filmmaking and lighting techniques. Each week on Friday, the family is invited to come for a screening of the campers videos!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session starts March 31, visit This Website Link for more information.

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Youth Media and Tech Camp

There are 82 Top California Academic Camps Below


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Rosetta Institute of Biomedical Research Molecular Medicine Summer/Winter Science Camps

SuperCamp


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iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18
California Location(s)

Visit Our iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 Website
1-888-709-8324
info[AT]iDTech.com
Held at Over 150 Prestigious Campuses Nationwide
Nationwide

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NV, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 Video

CAMPER AGES: 6 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Half-Day & Full-Day, Overnight, and Weekend programs available.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Students ages 6-18 code apps, design video games, mod with Minecraft, engineer robots, build websites, produce movies, create wearable electronics, and more. They meet new friends and gain a competitive edge for school and future STEM careers. Summer programs are held at over 100 prestigious campuses nationwide, including Stanford, Caltech, Yale, Rice, MIT, and others. Diverse courses are inclusive of every gender, background, skill level, and learning style.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more.

iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 is a Top Academic Summer Camp located in  California offering many fun and educational Academic and other activities, including: Science, Computers, Video/Filmmaking/Photography and more. iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 is a top Academic Camp for ages: 6 - 18.
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CAMP LOCATION: Camps are located at prestigious campuses nationwide. Visit This Website Link to find a location near you.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camps are held on university and school campuses. Most overnight campers stay in dorms and get the "college experience".

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: This summer, encourage the awesome in your child! At iD Tech summer programs, students ages 6-18 can learn to code, design video games, mod Minecraft, model 3D characters, engineer robots, create websites, discover photography, print 3D models, and much more!

Campers are taught in small groups of just 8 students per instructor—guaranteed—for the most personalized instruction. Coupled with iD Tech’s proprietary learning platform, iD Game Plan, these programs ensure that both beginners and advanced students learn at the perfect pace. Add in our commonsense balance of indoor instruction and outdoor activities, and it’s easy to see why iD Tech campers always have a blast!

iD Tech summer programs are held at many prestigious campuses nationwide, including Stanford, Caltech, Rice, Northwestern, Emory, Princeton, Columbia, Yale, and more. While most programs are weeklong (overnight stays optional at many locations), teens can enroll in two-week, pre-college academies for the most immersive, in-depth instruction. Half-day camp sessions are offered at select locations for kids ages 6-9 as part of iD Tech Mini. We also offer an all-girls program.

Come see why more than 235,000 students have chosen iD Tech. Your child will meet new friends, learn awesome STEM skills, and build a foundation of knowledge that will make a positive impact in school, college, and future careers. Join us as we inspire the makers of tomorrow. Visit us online at This Website Link to find a camp near you.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit This Website Link for the most up to date information on sessions, dates, and fees.

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iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 618

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California Academic Camps Offer Scholarships & Financial Aid

Some California Academic Camps offer Camperships, Scholarships, and other forms of full or partial financial assistance to deserving campers.

Be sure to check each camp's description under "CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE" for complete information, including exactly how to apply.


FEATURED CAMP LISTING

SOCAPA, School of Creative and Performing Arts
California Location(s)

Visit Our SOCAPA, School of Creative and Performing Arts Website
1-800-718-2787 
(646) 828-3558
101 Johnson Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Los Angeles, CA
Burlington, VT
Brooklyn & Manhattan, NY

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
SOCAPA Admissions
228 Park Ave S #92832
New York, NY 10003-1502

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our SOCAPA, School of Creative and Performing Arts Video

CAMPER AGES: 13-15; 16-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: SOCAPA, the School of Creative and Performing Arts, offers summer intensives in filmmaking, photography, acting, dance, and music. Programs range in length from one to six weeks, at campuses in New York, California and Vermont. Join the next generation of visual and performing artists at SOCAPA this summer!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Technology, Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more. Hip Hop & Contemporary Dance, Acting For Film, & Singer/Songwriting.

SOCAPA, School of Creative and Performing Arts is a Top Academic Summer Camp located in Brooklyn California offering many fun and educational Academic and other activities, including: Music/Band, Dance, Theater and more. SOCAPA, School of Creative and Performing Arts is a top Academic Camp for ages: 13-15; 16-19.
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CAMP LOCATION: Our programs in New York City are located in Downtown Brooklyn and in Manhattan's Financial District, at either side of the Brooklyn Bridge. Our Los Angeles programs are hosted at Occidental College, located in the Eagle Rock neighborhood in Northeast Los Angeles, across Griffith Park from Studio City. SOCAPA Vermont is hosted in downtown Burlington, Vt - overlooking Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains. Campus is just a 5 minute walk from the main art, cultural, and commercial center of the city - Church Street, a pedestrian market place. Please visit our website for details about our various campuses.

CAMP FACILITIES: SOCAPA hosts its programs at NYU-Poly in Downtown Brooklyn and at Pace University in lower Manhattan, at Occidental College in Los Angeles, and at Champlain College in Burlington, VT. We have state of the art classrooms and facilities at each campus. The accommodations range from modern suite living in New York City to more traditional dorms in Los Angeles and Vermont. The dining experience at each campus offer variety and accommodates students with dietary restrictions. Please visit our site for more details about each campus.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Filmmaking: Students write, direct, and edit one film per week of attendance in our core filmmaking program. Our 3 week Advanced Program provides students more time to produce two longer projects and our Advanced Projects intensive dedicates the entire time to one project. Screenwriting, pre-production, producing, directing, camera techniques, and editing (Adobe Premiere) skills are all taught. Our Cinematography program delves into lighting, shot composition and offers hands-on experience with professional equipment. The Film Production Lab gives students the chance to be part of making a film from scratch without the pressure of doing it all - either 2 or 3 weeks are dedicated to writing, producing, and editing one film as a group.

Acting for Film: Students are introduced to the Method and Meisner techniques and able to immediately put their new skills to work in student films. Actors work with photographers in the studio to get their head shots; work on monologue and audition techniques; scene study; and an acting reel (3 week program only).

Dance: HipHop and Contemporary: Technique, conditioning, choreography, costuming, and performance! Students learn and perform one piece of choreography in the two week program. They film a dance video as well as perform live at the end of the session. Three week students do two pieces - both dance videos and live performances. Advanced dancers can join for our 3 week Dance Conservatory program and focus the last week on choreographing a solo which will be shot and edited - great for auditions or applications!

Photography: Digital and traditional 35mm programs offered: History of photography, Aesthetics, camera techniques, Photoshop, Lightroom, studio and natural lighting, night photo, portraits, street photography, commercial photography, portfolio development, photo safaris and more!

Music: Singer/Songwriter program: With coaching in melody, harmony, arranging, lyric writing, and stage presence, students refine an original song per week of attendance, which they record at a professional recording studio. Students work with the film students for a music video (3 week program).

Screenwriting: Hone your skills in an intensive screenwriting course over one, two, or three weeks. Work closely with other writers and benefit from regular feedback and critique from your peers and instructor as you work on the first act of a feature or the script for a short film. Students spend time analyzing what works in existing films and will come away from the program with a stronger voice and new tools to use in future projects.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: There is limited financial assistance available. Please contact the main office for more information.

OTHER CAMP INFO: SOCAPA appreciates each of our unique locations and works hard to take advantage of their offerings. We take trips around town almost nightly and enjoy concerts in the park, attend shows, spend time at the beach, join a street fair and much more! We also put together camp activities on campus. We hope you'll perform in the talent show, enjoy a movie with friends, and ask insightful questions at a Q&A with a guest artist.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2017 Dates

NEW YORK CITY MANHATTAN CAMPUS:
S1: 2wk Camp: June 11 - June 24
S2: 3wk Camp: June 25 - July 15
S3: 3wk Camp: July 16 - Aug 5
S4: 1wk Camp: Aug 6 - Aug 12

NEW YORK CITY BROOKLYN CAMPUS:
S1: 1wk Camp: June 18 - June 24
S2: 3wk Camp: June 25 - July 15
S2: 2wk Camp: June 25 - July 8
S2: 1wk Camp: July 9 - July 15
S3: 2wk Camp: July 16 - July 29
S4: 2wk Camp: July 30 - Aug 12

LOS ANGELES CAMPUS:
S1: 1wk Camp: June 18 - June 24
S2: 2wk Camp: June 25 - July 8
S3: 3wk Camp: July 9 - July 29
S4: 2wk Camp: July 30 - Aug 12

VERMONT - BURLINGTON CAMPUS:
S1: 3wk Camp: June 25- July 15
S1: 2wk Camp: June 25 - July 8
S2: 1wk Camp: July 16 - July 22
S3: 3wk Camp: July 23 - Aug 12
S3: 2wk Camp: July 23 - Aug 5
S3: 1wk Camp: Aug 6 - Aug 12

Visit our site for more information at: This Website Link

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
For job information, please visit: This Website Link.

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SOCAPA School of Creative and Performing Arts

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Rosetta Institute of Biomedical Research Molecular Medicine Summer/Winter Science Camps

SuperCamp


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TechKnowHow Technology and Robotics Summer Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our TechKnowHow Technology and Robotics Summer Camps Website
650.638.0500
campinfo[AT]techknowhowkids.com
Winter & Summer Camps in the S.F. Bay Area, San Diego.
Corporate Office: 553 Pilgrim Dr Suite D
Foster City, CA 94404

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
South Seattle, WA
And Various Locations in CA

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
553 Pilgrim Drive Suite D Foster City CA 94404

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our TechKnowHow Technology and Robotics Summer Camps Video

CAMPER AGES: 5 - 15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Half-day Mon - Friday. 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and Mon - Friday. 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm and All-day Mon. - Friday 9:00 am - 3:30pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: TechKnowHow® Offers Winter and Summer Camps focused on Technology, Creative Engineering and Robotics with LEGO® Elements, and Programming and Coding. Camps include building projects with LEGO® gears and motors, Robotics with MINDSTORMS® EV3® and LEGO® WeDo®, Scratch® Computer Game Design, Coding and Programming Camps teaching Python and Java, and a Tech Camp for Girls.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: We do except students with special needs, please make sure to fill out the "Special Needs" section on the registration form and email campinfo[AT]techknowhowkids.com with any additional instructions or questions.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Science, Technology, Academics, and more.

TechKnowHow Technology and Robotics Summer Camps is a Top Academic Summer Camp located in Foster City California offering many fun and educational Academic and other activities, including: Technology, Science, Academics and more. TechKnowHow Technology and Robotics Summer Camps is a top Academic Camp for ages: 5 - 15.
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CAMP LOCATION: Our affordable STEM offerings are available to students, ages 5-15, during the winter camps at 4 locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. During the summer months at over 22 locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. Please visit our website for lots of camp photos and videos. Also visit our YouTube Channel for additional videos at This Website Link.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our classes are designed so that students can learn technology skills while engaged in fun and interesting projects. Our goal is to have students learn how to do some amazing things with technology in a supportive and fun atmosphere.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Each TechKnowHow® camp features a teaching team of two instructors. Instructors are often school teachers during the year, or professionals who work in the technology field or college students, often majoring in education or computer science. All instructors complete training, both in the specific course work which they will teach, as well as in general student interaction and camp management. Although our staff has varied backgrounds, all share an interest and ability in teaching technology skills to students! Our average camper:staff ratio is 10:1.

OTHER CAMP INFO: We were recently awarded as a "Best Math and Science" and "Best Technology" in Bay Area Parent Magazine 2016. "Best LEGO® Camp" and "Best Science Technology and Digital Arts Summer Camps" in Parents' Press for 2015.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Winter Camps

Week of 12/19 - 12/23
M - F Half-day* (9am-12pm or 12:30-3:30pm): $205/wk.
M - F Full day (9am-3:30pm): $375/wk.
M - F Full day Python® Coding Camps (9am-3:30pm): $425/wk.

Week of 12/27 - 12/30
T - F Half-day* (9am-12pm or 12:30-3:30pm): $165/wk.
T - F Full day (9am-3:30pm): $300/wk.

*View Camps Page to see camps with a half-day option.

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TechKnowHow Technology and Robotics Summer Camps

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Minecraft Summer Camps at SciTechGames.com
Online Camp

Visit Our Minecraft Summer Camps at SciTechGames.com Website
scitechgames[AT]gmail.com
Online Camp

CAMPER AGES: 12-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Online. Summer: Weekdays, morning or afternoon sessions. Year-round camps, too.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: SciTechGames will be offering online summer camps & year-round workshops in Minecraft and other technology and science online games for campers in the US and Canada. For Summer 2016, campers can choose from a variety of sessions and times. Campers will use our powerful private SciTechGames Minecraft server, that will also be available for "Free Play" time, too. Beginners thru Advanced players are welcome.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, and more. Minecraft & Other Educational Online Games.

Minecraft Summer Camps at SciTechGames.com is a Top Academic Summer Camp located in  California offering many fun and educational Academic and other activities, including: Science, Technology, Computers and more. Minecraft Summer Camps at SciTechGames.com is a top Academic Camp for ages: 12-17.
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CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Campers of all experience levels will learn vital Minecraft strategies and techniques. It is important to note that this camp will use what's called a "mod pack", which is a collection of game modifications of the classic online version of Minecraft. Including: Applied Energistics (AE), Thermal Expansion, Red Power, Minefactory Reloaded, Computercraft, and many others. Separate sessions will be offered for Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Players. Much more info for 2016 will be available soon, please visit This Website Link for more info and to submit a camp interest form.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Parents are welcome to sit-in and learn all about how the game is played.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Year round programs will be available soon.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Summer: One-week sessions, M-F, morning or afternoons. Year-round schedules will begin in the Fall. Fee info will be available soon.

For more info, please visit: This Website Link.

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Minecraft Summer Camps at SciTechGamescom

There are 74 Top California Academic Camps Below


 Check Out These *Featured Camp(s):

SuperCamp

Rosetta Institute of Biomedical Research Molecular Medicine Summer/Winter Science Camps


FEATURED CAMP LISTING

Rosetta Institute of Biomedical Research Molecular Medicine Summer/Winter Science Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our Rosetta Institute of Biomedical Research Molecular Medicine Summer/Winter Science Camps Website
888-412-7284
info[AT]rosettainstitute.org
5941 Optical Court
San Jose, CA 95138

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California (UCSD & UC Berkeley)
Day Camps offered in Berkeley and San Jose

CAMPER AGES: 14-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Residential and Commuter option.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: We offer advanced day/overnight science camps for high achieving high school students interested in pursuing a career in medicine or related fields, such as pharmacy or biomedical research. Through engaging lectures and hands-on laboratory classes, students learn about normal molecular and cellular biology, and then learn how these normal processes are distorted during the development of cancer, neurological disease and autoimmunity/infectious disease. In addition, we also offer a winter day camp on Medical and Translational Bioinformatics (please inquire) and a late summer, laboratory-intensive day camp on Biomedical Research.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Science, Technology, Academics, and more. Biology, Research, College-prep, Medicine.

CAMP LOCATION: Camps are held on the campuses of world-renowned universities, including the University of California, Berkeley near San Francisco/Silicon Valley and University of California, San Diego in La Jolla, California. In addition, we offer day camps in Berkeley, California and San Jose, California.

CAMP FACILITIES: Students in the overnight camps will be housed in university undergraduate housing, eat in undergraduate cafeterias and have access to university recreational facilities. Commuter students are also welcome at the overnight camps.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: An advanced class for high achieving high school students interested in pursuing a career in medicine or related fields, such as pharmacy, nursing, biomedical research or drug development. Through engaging lectures and hands-on laboratory classes, students learn about normal molecular and cellular biology from PhD-level instructors, and then learn how these normal processes are distorted to cause the development of cancer. A similar style is used to teach Molecular Neuroscience and Molecular Immunology. To conclude the workshop, students use what they have learned to create an original research project on a gene of their choice. Free time includes planned activities such as sports and field trips.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Two full scholarships (not including travel) are available on a competitive basis to students who would not normally be able to afford the program. Please inquire.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Former students are eligible for year-round research opportunities on a competitive basis.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Why take the class? Why: 1. Cancer, neuroscience and immunology are fascinating 2. Get a feel for college living and college curriculum in a low stress, safe environment 3. Meet new people from around the world 4. Sharpen your academic skills and learn to think using the scientific method 5. Gain valuable job experience

Camp Directors: Ryan G. Holzer, M.S., PhD - Ryan has 15 years of medical research experience, working on cancer and type 2 diabetes. He has a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of California, San Diego and he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Mayo Clinic.

Ha B. Nguyen, PharmD - Ha is a professional pharmacist who also has laboratory experience working on antibacterial immunology. She has a B.S. in Biology from the University of California, San Diego and a PharmD from Midwestern University.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Summer 2017 Molecular Biology of Cancer, Molecular Neuroscience and Molecular Immunology science camps will be held at the University of California, Berkeley (6/4-6/17, 6/18-7/1), and University of California, San Diego (7/9-7/22).

In addition, we are holding a day camp on Medical and Translational Bioinformatics during Winter Break 2016, and a laboratory-intensive camp on Biomedical Research during late summer 2017. Please inquire for dates and eligibility.

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CAMP EDMO
California Location(s)

Visit Our CAMP EDMO Website
415-282-6673
info[AT]campedmo.org
300 Gaven Street
25 Bay Area + Sacramento Area Locations
San Francisco, California 94134

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Locations in: San Francisco, Larkspur, Oakland, Berkeley, Alameda, Fremont, Burlingame, San Mateo, San Carlos, Los Altos, Palo Alto, Cupertino, San Jose, Sacramento, Folsom, Rocklin and Elk Grove!

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
2295 Palou Ave, San Francisco, CA 94124

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: Pre-K through Entering 8th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily: 9am - 3pm (AM/PM Care options available)

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: CAMP EDMO is a whole-child centered summer program which uses museum curated curriculum to entice campers to learn, have fun, and express themselves not just in an educational setting, but in a social-emotional setting.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Science, Technology, Academics, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more. DIY Da Vinci, LEGO Animation, Minecraft: Mod Maker, Critterville, Botany Buds, Tech Styles, Girl Coder, WordPress Web Design, & More. Every Camp Day Includes Vibe-tastic Staff, Rallies, Outdoor Rec Games, Team Challenges & —The EDMO Vibe Game.

CAMP EDMO is a Top Academic Summer Camp located in San Francisco California offering many fun and educational Academic and other activities, including: Computers, Science, Academics and more. CAMP EDMO is a top Academic Camp for ages: Pre-K through Entering 8th grade.
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CAMP LOCATION: We host camp at over 20+ sites across the San Francisco Bay Area. All camps are hosted at local schools or county parks. Please visit our website for a full listing of all camp sites. For complete location info for each camp, please visit: This Website Link.

23 Locations Around the San Francisco Bay Area and Greater Sacramento Area:

Julius Kahn Playground Club House | West Pacific Avenue & Maple, San Francisco, CA 94118

Sherman Elementary | 1651 Union St, San Francisco

St. Stephens | 401 Eucalyptus Dr, San Francisco, CA 94132

Rooftop, Burnett Campus | Enter at 770 Corbett Ave, San Francisco, CA 94114

The San Francisco School | 300 Gaven Street, San Francisco, CA 94134

Fulton Clubhouse | 855 27th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121

Recess Urban Recreation | 470 Carolina St, San Francisco, CA 94107

Montclair Elementary | 1757 Mountain Blvd, Oakland, CA 94611

Redwood Regional Park | 6502 Broadway Terrace, Oakland, CA 94618

Earhart Elementary | 400 Packet Landing Rd, Alameda, CA 94502

Oxford Elementary | 1130 Oxford St, Berkeley, CA 94707

Coyote Point Recreation Area | 1701 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401

Palo Verde Elementary | 3450 Louis Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303

San Carlos School District | San Carlos, CA

Stevens Creek Park | 11401 Stevens Canyon Rd., Cupertino, CA 95014

Oak Avenue Elementary School | 1501 Oak Avenue, Los Altos, CA 94024

Cupertino | Cupertino, CA


Reed Elementary School | 1524 Jacob Ave, San Jose, CA 95118

Mother Teresa Center at St. James | 34700 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94555

Sierra College | 5000 Rocklin Road Rocklin, CA 95677

Folsom Hills Elementary School | 106 Manseau Dr, Folsom, CA 95630


Elliot Ranch Elementary School | 10000 E Taron Dr, Elk Grove, CA 95757

Oak Hills Church | 1100 Blue Ravine Rd, Folsom, CA 95630

CAMP FACILITIES: All CAMP EDMO locations are hosted at local schools with indoor and outdoor areas, or county parks with shelter, and hiking trails.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: CAMP EDMO: Ingenious Fun for Pre-K-8th Graders.
First Time Families Save $50. Use Code: FIRSTCAL17.
Enroll by 2/28 and Save $20/Week More!

Kids discover awesome stuff about the world and themselves at CAMP EDMO. Weekly themes feature activities, designed in partnership with museums, universities and industry professionals that are scientifically proven to build Curiosity, Courage & Kindness. Mix and match weekly science, art, maker, tech, and nature themes for maximum Social Emotional Learning AND 21st Century skills. Voted “Best Summer and Technology Day Camp” 2009-2016.

EDMO (K-4th): Rock the vibe and participate in activities as original as you. It’s old-fashioned fun and next generation learning.
EDMO PRO (Ent. 5th-8th): Scrap the “kiddy” stuff and get your game face on. Graduate students and industry professionals teach more advanced programs with more lab time.
Camp runs June-Early August in Elk Grove, Folsom, Rocklin, and Sacramento. Dates may vary by location. Optional AM/PM Programs. Visit campedmo.org or call 877.993.6673.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CAMP EDMO offers LIT programs for 8th grade + students. visit: This Website Link for more info.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships are available on a limited basis. Please visit our website or call our office to find more information about financial aid options. For complete scholarship info, please visit: This Website Link or call 415-282-6673.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Friday happens EVERY Friday at your camp location. Check out what your camper was up to all week, and chat with other families, and the EDMO staff!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Edventure More also offers school year programs. Please contact outreach[AT]campedmo.org for more information about our in-class and after school programs.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Dates, fees, and sessions vary by location. Please visit our website for a comprehensive list of offerings. For complete info regarding camp sessions and fees, please visit: This Website Link.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Hiring for all camp positions.

Please check out our website for a full list of job openings at: This Website Link.

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Backyard Bunch
Long Beach, California

Visit Our Backyard Bunch Website
562 421-2725
astruiksma[AT]campfirelb.org
7070 E Carson St
Long Beach, California 90808

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CAMPER AGES: 5-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Camp Fire

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Offering a wide variety of supervised activities and enriching opportunities, BackYard Bunch has provided a unique setting that fosters exploration and social development since 1985. Camp is the place to try new things, make new friends, and build character in a nurturing environment. Here at Camp Fire, the effort is just as important as the end result. An array of ever changing activities is sure to spark interest and everlasting memories for campers of all ages.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Archery, Ropes Course, Rock Climbing Wall, Cooking Over An Open Campfire, Culinary Instruction, Field Trips (optional), Outdoor Education, & Arts & Crafts.

Backyard Bunch is a Top Academic Summer Camp located in Long Beach California offering many fun and educational Academic and other activities, including: Swimming, Fine Arts/Crafts, Football and more. Backyard Bunch is a top Academic Camp for ages: 5-15.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located on the corner of Carson and Los Coyotes Diag. We are roughly a mile West of the 606 Freeway.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have a 5 acre tree lined property in the middle of the city. It is equipped with an outdoor amphitheater, archery range, low and high ropes course, 17 fire rings, indoor meeting lodge, etc.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Backyard Bunch is a 9 week summer long day camp that runs June 22-August 21 in summer 2015. We offer different age and activity based camps.Please visit our Program Options page on our website for more details.

Day Camp provides a fun filled summer with a wide variety of supervised activities. The program focuses on teaching campers new skills and social development. Backyard Bunch is a unique place where kids of many ages make new friends, explore new and old interests, develop character and build a sense of belonging.

Each session is one week providing an array of indoor and outdoor activities and experiences based on a weekly theme. Our 5 acre facility provides your child a nature based camp experience in the middle of the city.

For over 25 years we have been a proud member of the American Camp Association closely following hundreds of standards for health and safety, and self submitting to accreditation visits.

All of our staff must attend intensive pre-camp training sessions that include: policies and procedures, health and safety, camp activities, appropriate staff and camper interactions, and a variety of other essential skills. Sections of the trainings also provide instruction on how to deal with situations that may occur at camp.

Beyond summer camp, most of our staff work with kids year round within the Long Beach Unified School District After School Programs. They work with kids from a variety of socioeconomic and special needs backgrounds. All of our staff are required to be at least 18 years of age.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer a camp scholarship. Call our office at 562 421-2725 for more information.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We are offering Winter Camp January 2nd-6th and Spring Camp April 17th-21st in 2017.
Both programs will run 8:30-3:30 with extended hours available 7am-6pm. See our website for more details.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2017 Dates and Themes - Coming soon!

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Working as a summer camp staff member provides you the opportunity to positively impact the lives of children. Camp allows staff to grow in leadership, teamwork, communication, and problem solving, in a fun environment. Being a counselor will likely be one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences you ever encounter.

If you are interested in becoming part of our fantastic summer staff team, please contact Azuree Struiksma at astruiksma[AT]campfirelb.org.

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ROBOTICS Hands-on STEM Camp
Thousand Oaks, CA

Visit Our ROBOTICS Hands-on STEM Camp Website
805-660-1809
robot[AT]roboticsandthings.com
Cal & Marje Johnston Club at Colina Middle School (Campus)
1450 E Hillcrest Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362

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CAMPER AGES: 7 - 14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. 1-Day or 2-Day Weekend and ALL Week-Long Programs

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, and more. STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Math) Hands-on Curriculum

CAMP LOCATION: 45 Miles Northwest of Downtown Los Angeles (CA) on the Hwy 101 Corridor at the Colina Boys & Girls Club in Thousand Oaks. Please visit our website at This Website Link or call us, toll-free, at 888-222-1809.

CAMP FACILITIES: Beautiful Boys & Girls Club facility in the Multi-Purpose Room

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Kids will design and build Robots, Robotic Vehicles, Robotic Creatures and BattleBots with unique Tasks, Challenges & Time-Trials on Obstacle Courses, Mars Terrains (like JPL's Red Room), Targets & numerous Platforms with "Builds" focused on diverse applications of Math & Science with Individual, Team & Group situations based on California & National Science Standards.

OTHER CAMP INFO: The unique Hands-on "Combination' of Woodshop & Robotics, 1-Day or 2-Day Weekend and ALL Week-Long Programs include the Take-Home of BOTH Wood Project & Motorized ROBOTICS Kit on July 15th & Aug 5th as well as a Motorized ROBOTICS Kit, Certificates of Achievement for these Camps & Workshops,

Registration Fees, Material Fees and a Full Year of Membership in the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Conejo Valley -

Visit This Website Link for additional information or Call 805-660-1809 (Local) or 888-222-1809 (Toll-Free in North America).

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 8th-12th, 2013 (Mon-Fri)///1:00pm - 4:00pm ///$200.00

July 15th, 2013 (Monday)/Woodshop & Robotics/9:00am - 4:00pm/$139.00

July 20th/21st, 2013 (Sat or Sun)///9:00am - 4:00pm///$135.00 - $250.00

July 27th/28th, 2013 (Sat or Sun///9:00am - 4:00pm///$135.00 - $250.00

August 5th, 2013 (Monday)/Woodshop & Robotics/9:00am-4:00pm/$139.00

Aug 5th-9th, 2013 (Mon-Fri)///1:00pm - 4:00pm///$249.00

Aug 12th-16th, 2013 (Mon-Fri)//9:00am-12:00noon///($249.00

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Education Encounters
San Jose, California

Visit Our Education Encounters Website
408-687-5054
info[AT]educationencounters.com
1100 Shasta Avenue #223
San Jose, California 96126

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
59 Washington Street #175
Santa Clara, CA 95050

CAMPER AGES: 5-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. AM and PM sessions available

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Education Encounters is a fun, hands-on camp that integrates history, science, and art. Our small classes are taught by credentialed teachers. AM & PM care available. Multiple discounts are available.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: 12:1 camper to teacher ratio

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Science, Academics, Fine Arts/Crafts, and more. Science, History & Art!

CAMP LOCATION: We are located at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1100 Shasta Ave.#223, San Jose, CA 95126. Camp is easily accessible from Highways 880, 17 and 280.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Education Encounters camps are fun camps that foster a child’s love of learning. Based around history themes, these small thematic camps make history come alive by integrating history with science and art. Depending on the week, the children will hear myths, make "cat mummies", design shields, explore printmaking, fire catapults, build structures, or go on a field trip to the Egyptian Museum.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Early registration, multiple week and sibling discounts available.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Each month kids (K-6th) have their own special evening of kids activities while their parents have some quality time for themselves. Dinner included. (Topics subject to change) Kid's Nights held at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Classroom #223. Two options available: 5:30 PM - 9 PM $30 per child, and 5:30 PM - 10:30 PM for only $10 more.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Our classes are taught by credentialed teachers, many with a decade or more of classroom teaching experience. Our teachers are passionate about education and hands-on learning. They love kids, are passionate about their subject matter and share their love of learning with the kids.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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Stage Door Conservatory
Berkeley, CA

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209-213-2103 (Berkeley, CA)
stagedoorconservatory[AT]yahoo.com
1953 Hopkins Street
Berkeley, CA 94707

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
MAIL ADDRESS: 2211 Spaulding, Berkeley, CA 94703
TEL: (209) 213-2103 WEB: stagedoorconservatory.org

CAMPER AGES: 8 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Day - 9 AM - 3:30 PM, aftercare can be arranged with community providers.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Swimming, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in a community center at the Epworth Community Church 1953 Hopkins Street in North Berkeley. Safe, accessible via public transportation, and near amenities, such as a local library, park and public swimming pool, the center has been our summer home for more than a decade. (Although we are based at the center as a summer occupant, our program is not in any way religiously focused.)

CAMP FACILITIES: The community center has multiple indoor rooms which are used for dancing, singing, acting and art during our performance rehearsal process.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Is your child theatrical? Like the limelight? Enjoy the joyful, imaginative play of performance? Love to sing or dance or act, or just ''ham it up?''

Does he or she love the books and plays of Roald Dahl? Enjoy full length musicals like ''Disney's CAMP ROCK, The Musical' or ''CARRIE, The Musical? If so, consider sending them to Stage Door Conservatory, one of the East Bay's most popular summer musical theater camps.

Based in North Berkeley since 1999, our camps provide a rewarding, enriching, memorable summer experience for creative and creatively-curious children in grades 2 - 12. No experience is needed, though even young actors with well-honed skills enjoy spending their summers at our camp, often explaining ''it's the summer of a life-time.''

We offer four popular summer programs: KIDS ON STAGE, ON BROADWAY, TEENS ON STAGE and BACKSTAGE for children entering 2nd grade - just graduating 12th. All our programs include a strong conservatory focus and emphasize the integral value and importance of each child's contribution to our productions.

KIDS ON STAGE - For youth entering 2nd - 6th grade.
Each two week session of KOS produces a short play based on a popular children's book, and concludes with a final performance for friends and family. In addition to rehearsing a play, campers will sing, dance, act and learn about stage craft. Swimming, one afternoon a week.

Sessions are held from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Session 1 : June 30, 2014 - July 11, 2014 (No Camp July 4th)
Session 2: July 14, 2014 - July 25, 2014
Session 3: July 28, 2014 - August 8, 2014
Cost: $700

ON BROADWAY - For youth entering the 5th - 10th grade.
PRESENTING Disney's Camp Rock, The Musical
This four-week camp runs June 23, 2014 - July 19, 2014, culminating with three public performances. As members of our conservatory, all campers sing, dance, act and learn about stage craft. Swimming, one afternoon a week.

Cost$1420

TEENS ON STAGE - For youth entering the 8th - just graduating 12th grade.
PRESENTING Carrie, The Musical.

This six-week camp runs July 7, 2014 - August 17, 2014, culminating in a professionally-staged production of Carrie, The Musical. As members of our conservatory, all campers sing, dance, act and learn about stage craft. No audition required for enrollment, however, auditions for lead roles are held in March. Please email us for more information.

Cost$ 2120


Contact stagedoorconservatory[AT]yahoo.com or 209-213-2103 for information or visit our website at stagedoorconservatory.org

PLEASE NOTE Children with all levels of experience are welcome to join us! Our camps are based in North Berkeley for children in grades 2 � 12. Financial aid available.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: BACKSTAGE - For youth entering the 8th — just graduating 12th grade.

BACKSTAGE is an exciting counselor-in-training program for teenagers. Each counselor will select a specific focus, such as choreography, stage and set design, music, costuming, stage management or direction. Counselors will be actively engaged in one or more of our productions and gain valuable vocational training in their area of focus.

Apprentices are scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily for a period of two to eight weeks between the dates of June 23 and August 17. Email us at stagedoorconservatory[AT]yahoo.com for an application and interview.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial aid available.

OTHER CAMP INFO: OUR MISSION, PHILOSOPHY and SHOWS

Stage Door Conservatory nurtures the social, emotional and intellectual development of children using by the performing arts as a vehicle of learning. By supporting children to express themselves as theater artists and engage collaboratively with others in the creative process, we help them develop both confidence in themselves and their potential and greater acceptance, appreciation and respect for others.

OUR GOALS

We will create experiences that nurture and support the creative lives of young persons, using musical theater as a vehicle for learning.

Our programs will serve youth in grades 2 through 12.

Our programs will offer youth a rich conservatory experience, providing them with opportunities to develop their skills as singers, actors and dancers, learn the art of stage-craft and perform publically as an ensemble in high caliber productions.

We will offer our programs to actors with all levels of prior experience and skill, providing opportunities for each participant to express themselves creatively and participate meaningfully in our productions.

We will encourage our young actors to regard and support one another as equal members of a collaborative ensemble, where each person's contributions are valued equally.

We will encourage our audiences to become members of a special circle of support and celebrate our young performers, not only participate as bystanders.

We will encourage our participants to reflect on their own lives, as well as the cultural, social, moral and spiritual themes represented in our productions, both to help them develop their understanding of theater and the contexts in which it was been created. We will help young performers to develop their capacities for empathy and respect for others, as they explore the human themes depicted in our plays.

We will encourage our young actors to co-create a community of caring with one another, and to communicate with one another with respect.

CORE VALUES

Stage Door Conservatory supports the livelihood of children and youth in our community by engaging them in inspirational performing arts programs. These programs are based on the seven tenets. We believe:

Theater provides powerful opportunities for learning about oneself, others and the world.

The performing arts provide youth with excellent opportunities to both express themselves and engage in an invaluable process of collaboration with others.

A conservatory offers young actors the opportunity to immerse themselves in all aspects of theater.

We will strive to ensure that every each young person in our program has a meaningful experience as a performer, whatever their prior experience and skill.

Youth from different backgrounds benefit from the opportunity to collaborate creatively with one another.

High quality theater is achieved through maintaining and understanding artistic discipline. Youth can create plays of exceptional quality.

CAMP LIFE Many children regard Stage Door Conservatory a home away from home because we focus on creating a sense of community for everyone who join us. During our first week together, as in all subsequently weeks, we will focus on developing a strong sense of esprit d-corps among our campers ... encouraging the creation of new bonds between the children who are becoming newly acquainted as members of our ensemble, as well as the renewal of old bond among children who have spent prior summers together as members of our camp. Both ON BROADWAY and TEENS ON STAGE include many alumni who participate in our program year after year. If your child is joining us for the first time, please let them know that are not alone and that they will be welcomed and cared for ... within a day he or she will feel as much a part of ON BROADWAY and TEENS ON STAGE as everyone else!

AN ENSEMBLE and CONSERVATORY PHILOSOPHY

Both ON BROADWAY and TEENS ON STAGE are ensemble-based programs. During our first weeks together, we will encourage our young actors to collaborate in the creative process together and to appreciate and support one another as persons and performers. We will emphasize the unique importance of each child who is a part of our production, whether they are performing in a lead role or as a member of our ensemble. Because we are a conservatory, in addition to rehearsing and performing in a high caliber production, children participate in every aspect of our production, from costuming, to set-design, to props development.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
COST:

KIDS ON STAGE: $700 (2 weeks)
ON BROADWAY: $1,420 (4 weeks)
TEENS ON STAGE: $2,120 (6 weeks)

Some financial aid will be available to qualifying low-income families with a separate application. No audition is required for enrollment. Volunteer opportunities are available for parents and family members.

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Guitar Workshop Plus
California Location(s)
Canada

Visit Our Guitar Workshop Plus Website
905-567-8000
info[AT]guitarworkshopplus.com
Sheridan College
1430 Trafalgar Rd
Toronto, ON L6H 2L1
Canada

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
99 Queen Street South
Mississauga, ON
L5M 1K7

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CAMPER AGES: 11 through Adult

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Day and Overnight options

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Guitar Workshop Plus is much more than just a guitar camp or summer music camp. We offer week long workshops in a musical environment at superb facilities. Our faculty members are professional musicians and instructors with extensive experience teaching in summer music programs, workshops, private settings, and post secondary institutions. Along with receiving visits from world famous guest artists, our top ranked summer music program allows students to participate in daily classes, clinics, ensemble and student performances, and evening concerts.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Music/Band, and more. Ensemble Coaching, Rhythm Section Classes, Performance Clinics, Songwriting Courses, Student, Faculty & Guest Artist Concerts.

Guitar Workshop Plus is a Top Academic Summer Camp located in Toronto California offering many fun and educational Academic and other activities, including: Academics, Music/Band and more. Guitar Workshop Plus is a top Academic Camp for ages: 11 through Adult.
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CAMP LOCATION: We have four campus locations:

Toronto, ON Campus: Our program is held at Sheridan College in Oakville , Ontario, located 20 minutes west of Toronto. This scenic campus overlooks the shores of Lake Ontario and boasts modern facilities including large classrooms, spacious residences, a stage and auditorium, practice rooms, a large dining hall, as well as recreational facilities and athletic fields.

San Diego, CA Campus: Our program is held on the beautiful campus of California State University San Marcos, CA. Conveniently located in North San Diego County and just a short drive from Los Angeles and Orange County, this location offers modern facilities and accommodations including spacious classrooms, an outstanding performance theatre, and apartment style accommodations complete with living room and kitchen. The vibrant music scenes and cities of both San Diego and Los Angeles combined with the beautiful southern California sunshine and beaches make this the perfect spot to spend a week with us.

Nashville, TN Campus: Middle Tennessee State University is located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee just outside of Nashville, TN – Music City USA! In addition to the great location, this campus features great housing and dining facilities and has fantastic music facilities including a beautiful auditorium and stage, large music classes, and practice wenger units. Near-by attractions include historical buildings and museums, several annual festivals, and the Center for the Arts. Famous Nashville attractions include Music Row which is filled with legendary honky tonks, bars, and music venues, The Country Music Hall of Fame, and the Grand Ole Opry.

Seattle, WA Campus: Our program is held on the beautiful campus of Seattle University, located in Seattle’s bustling, quirky, and entertaining Capitol Hill neighborhood. The campus and university residence feature beautiful scenery, including views of Mount Rainier and the Seattle skyline and waterfront. This location offers great facilities and accommodations including modern classrooms, a great auditorium, and the top-ranked university food service in the state of Washington. This location is conveniently located in the world-class city of Seattle, which boasts a healthy music scene and plenty of attractions including the Experience Music Project Museum, Pike Place Market, Space Needle, and top notch shopping and dining.

CAMP FACILITIES: Semi-Private and Private dorm rooms with semi-private bathrooms and full classroom facilities and grounds.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Guitar Workshop Plus is much more than just a guitar camp or summer music camp. We offer week long workshops in a musical environment at superb facilities. Our faculty members are professional musicians and instructors with extensive experience teaching in summer music programs, workshops, private settings, and post secondary institutions. Along with receiving visits from world famous guest artists, our top ranked summer music program allows students to participate in daily classes, clinics, ensemble and student performances, and evening concerts.

World famous guest artists such as Joe Satriani, Alex Lifeson (Rush), John Scofield, John Petrucci (Dream Theater), Robben Ford, Billy Sheehan, and many more teach and perform for our participants. Our top ranked summer music program allows students to participate in daily classes, clinics, ensemble and student performances, and evening concerts. Participants also take away a video of their live performances!!

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships available.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2017 Summer Session Dates:

San Diego Session: Jun 18-23, 2017
Toronto Session: July 23-28, 2017
Nashville Session: July 30-Aug 4, 2017
Seattle Session: August 13-18, 2017.

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Marin Ranch Camp
Petaluma, California

Visit Our Marin Ranch Camp Website
(415) 388-4386 x17
team[AT]marinranchcamp.org
Walker Creek Ranch
1700 Marshall Petaluma Road
Petaluma, California 94952

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CAMPER AGES: 7-17 (2nd - 12th grades)

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Marin Ranch Camp is an outdoor adventure camp in the hills of West Marin, north of San Francisco. We offer traditional camp activities within a caring community.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Science, Fine Arts/Crafts, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Swimming, Canoeing, Kayaking, Exploring The Hills Around Camp, Creek Hiking, Archery, Arts & Crafts, Organic Gardening, Farm Animals, Games, Slingshot Range, GaGa Ball, Capture The Flag, Camp Songs, Ropes Course & Team Building, Night Hikes, Camp Fires, Flashlight Tag, Mud Ball, Sports, Survival Skills, Theme Activities & Games, Camp Fire Building, Forts & Survival Shelters, Fishing For Crawdads, S'mores & Other Goodies, Cooking Meals & Snacks On The Camp Fire, All-camp Games & Events, Hanging Out With The Greatest Camp Counselors Around!

CAMP LOCATION: Walker Creek Ranch is located at 1700 Marshall-Petaluma Road, about 14 miles South West of Petaluma, and 14 miles North West of Novato. If you are coming from along the coast, the Ranch is about five miles East of the town of Marshall, a small town on Tomales Bay.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Marin Ranch Camp is Marin County's premier residential adventure camp. We're known for our core values of Friendship, Adventure, Community, Tradition & Safety.

We offer a fun and engaging camp program where any kids entering 2nd - 8th grade (LIT for 9th - 12th) can hike, swim, boat, explore and play. A place where children can be themselves while participating in traditional, good old fashioned summer camp activities.

At Marin Ranch Camp, the opportunities to engage with nature are limitless thanks to our lake, river, organic garden, farm animals and hiking trails spanning over 1,700 acres in beautiful West Marin.

Sure, we do all the traditional camp activities like canoeing, archery and a ropes course to name a few, but it goes much deeper than that.

We believe in the power of our sleep-away camp.

We recognize the importance of providing children with a space where they can get away from the pressures of everyday life and experience freedom from stress and over-scheduling.

Our caring and thoughtful team helps each child have the best possible experience by acknowledging them as an individual with their own strengths, challenges, fears and passions. Campers are provided a space where they feel safe to step a bit outside of their comfort zone and challenge themselves by experiencing new adventures.

We hold a deep understanding of the incredible transformation that occurs when kids attend our residential camp. We support them as they learn and grow in a new and encouraging environment, away from the familiar surroundings of home and family, and we welcome them into our loving community where it is safe be yourself.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Our high school campers are Leaders-in-Training (LITs). Campers in this program will get the same great Marin Ranch Camp experience, with many added responsibilities and activities. Our trained and experienced directors take a special interest in these young leaders, gauging their established leadership, teamwork and communication abilities and taking them to the next level using fun games and ropes course challenges.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camping Season: August 12th - 16th
Pricing: $1,195 per week
Register online at MarinRanchCamp.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
See our sister camp's job page for Marin Ranch Camp's job postings at: This Website Link.

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Cal Youth Camps
Berkeley, California

Visit Our Cal Youth Camps Website
Enrollment: 510-643-2267
camps[AT]berkeley.edu
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California 94720

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Rec Sports Facility
Camps Enrollment Center
2301 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, California  94720

CAMPER AGES: 5-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily: Monday - Friday from 9AM-430PM. AM and PM Extended Care Options available for all camps

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: We at Cal Youth Camps are proud to uphold the UC Berkeley tradition of excellence. We offer a wide variety of camps and sport activities for kids of all ages and have been doing so since 1960.

We believe our staff are second to none. We design our programs to provide kids with a Spring and Summer season full of adventure, friendship, confidence building, and fun. Go Bears!!

TOP FIVE REASONS PARENTS & KIDS CHOOSE US
1. EXPOSURE to a variety of activities and sports in a less competitive environment.

2. ACTIVE full and half-day programs that include morning and evening extended care.

3. ENTHUSIASTIC, caring and well trained staff that return year after year.

4. NEW FRIENDS and memories that will last well beyond the last day of summer camp.

5. EMPHASIS on character development, creativity, team work and social interaction.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS:

Blue Camp, located on the U C Berkeley Campus, has one-of-a-kind social skills camps for children with Nonverbal Learning Disabilities, High Functioning Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, and children with similar social skills deficits. There is an application for the program to ensure the best fit between the camper’s needs and program structure. These programs are not designed for children who need one-to-one assistance or have significant non-compliant or aggressive behavior.

Our goal is to provide a supportive environment for children to learn social skills through participation in sports and recreational activities. Specific focus is places on making and maintaining friendships and the culture of winning and losing in sports and games.

Apply to our Social skills camp: This Website Link

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Science, Dance, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Weightloss, Soccer, Golf, Gymnastics, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Volleyball, Martial Arts, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Arts & Crafts, Gardening, Frisbee, Fun N Games, Magic Cards, Tennis, Leadership Development Programs For Teens, Motor Fitness, Rugby, Softball, & More!

CAMP LOCATION:

We have three main locations:

Golden Bear Rec Center
25 Sports Lane
Berkeley, CA 94720

Strawberry Canyon Recreation Area
Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA 94720

UC Berkeley Marina
124 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94720

CAMP FACILITIES: We offer American Red Cross swimming lessons at our pool facilities, bountiful fields, indoor spaces for learning, out door basketball courts, tennis courts, volleyball courts, and softball fields.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Cal Youth Camps are in the business of teaching Life Skills to young, developing campers. We are proud to uphold the Cal tradition of excellence.

We offer a wide variety of camps and sport activities for kids of all ages and have been doing so since 1960. We believe our staff are second to none. We design our programs to provide kids with a Summer and Fall season full of adventure, friendship, confidence building, and fun.

Go Bears!!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Cal Youth Camps have a Junior High and High School Leadership-to-Work Program that provides kids with an opportunity to learn outstanding leadership skills that can be applied to all aspects of life.

Apply here: This Website Link

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Camp is a great experience for kids. It’s a place to learn new skills, meet friends, and have fun! We want as many kids as possible to have the opportunity to attend our camps. But we also know that the cost of camp can be a burden for some families. For that reason, we’ve created a scholarship program.

Apply here: This Website Link

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Cal Youth Camps offer 2-week and 1-week camps each summer from June 13-August 19th. Please search our website by age or activity to find the camp perfect for your camper: For complete info, please visit: This Website Link

2016 Session Dates
Session 1: June 13-24
Session 2: June 27-July 8 (no camp July 3)
Session 3: July 11-22
Session 4: July 25-August 5
Session 5 August 8-19

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Thank you for your interest in working at one of our camps! Our hiring process is competitive and we receive hundreds of applications each summer, so apply now! Please review the job descriptions and the steps for applying. Interviews begin in March and continue throughout the summer, though most of our hiring is complete by early June.

Apply at: This Website Link.

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Wizbots Robotics Summer Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our Wizbots Robotics Summer Camps Website
(800) 625-2155
info[AT]wizbots.com
Many San Francisco Bay Area & San Diego Locations
950 Amarillo Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94303

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OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
San Francisco Bay Area:
Burlingame, San Carlos, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Los Altos, Cupertino, Union City

San Diego Area:
La Jolla, Scripps Ranch

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Wizbots Robotics Summer Camps Video

CAMPER AGES: 8 - 14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Full Day (9am-4pm), Half Day (9am-12pm & 1-4pm), and Extended Care (4-6pm)

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Wizbots is THE premier place for girls and boys to learn the art and science of building and coding robots. By tackling new projects, challenging creativity, and exercising problem-solving, campers learn engineering, programming, math, and physics in a hands-on, collaborative way. We offer affordable half day, full day, and extended care options in convenient locations across the San Francisco Bay Area and San Diego area.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, and more. Robotics, LEGO, Coding

Wizbots Robotics Summer Camps is a Top Academic Summer Camp located in Palo Alto California offering many fun and educational Academic and other activities, including: Math, Academics, Technology and more. Wizbots Robotics Summer Camps is a top Academic Camp for ages: 8 - 14.
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CAMP LOCATION: For Summer 2017, we are holding camps at locations in the San Francisco Bay Area in the cities of Burlingame, San Carlos, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Los Altos, Cupertino, and Union City.

NEW - We're also now proudly holding camps at locations in the San Diego area in La Jolla and Scripps Ranch.

Please visit our website for our full and most up-to-date summer schedule.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our camps are held in school classrooms, community centers, and churches and utilize outdoor playgrounds.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Wizbots is THE premier place for girls and boys to learn the art and science of building and coding robots. With no prerequisites, Wizbots is the perfect opportunity for novices to first learn about robotics, yet it's self-paced format also acts to further the skills of those who already have experience. Using LEGO® MINDSTORMS® and Java, your child will journey from Novice towards Master in our project-based, gamified curriculum. By tackling new projects, challenging creativity, and exercising problem-solving, campers learn engineering, programming, math, and physics in a hands-on, collaborative way. Parents can experience all the fun too with camper project videos posted online to see and share!

We offer affordable half day, full day, and extended care options in convenient locations across the Bay Area and San Diego area. LEARN MORE AND ENROLL AT This Website Link.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Please contact info[AT]wizbots.com to inquire about financial assistance.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Wizbots unique, year-round curriculum - our "Path to Mastery" - ensures kids of all abilities can be challenged and successful while advancing their powers of innovation. No matter when kids join us, they are always doing something new.

Wizbots After School Robotics Labs run at over 40 schools in the Bay Area, and students attend our 90-minute Lab once a week. Learn more and enroll at This Website Link.

Wizbots will also help you throw a fun Birthday Party for your child by bringing to your home a full cart of equipment and providing 90 minutes of hands-on robotics fun.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
We are running week-long camps from June 5th - August 11th. We offer half-day, full day and extended care options. Please visit our website at This Website Link for a complete schedule.

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TechLab Education
Saratoga, CA

Visit Our TechLab Education Website
408-230-6873
operations[AT]techlabeducation.com
12374 Saratoga Sunnyvale Road
Saratoga, CA 95014

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CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Full-Day Technology Summer Camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Science, Technology, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Saratoga, CA, right down the road from Apple and in close proximity to Highway 85. You can visit our website at This Website Link to find out more about our facility.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have a circuit design lab, two modern computer labs, a kitchen, teacher's lounge, and ADA compliant restrooms.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We are a summer and after school program centered around project-based learning in fields of technology such as programming, web development, circuit design, and robotics. In addition to classes, we host free hackathons and mentor meets that aim to empower students with the knowledge and the guidance that they need to be successful at science fairs, competitions, college, and beyond.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We provide year round workshops and hackathons to have our summer camp students continue learning throughout the year. During the school year, we provide training in programming, robotics, algorithms, and the USA Computing Olympiad.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about our program. You can email operations[AT]techlabeducation.com, or call 408 - 372 - 8845.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our summer program goes from June 9th to August 26th. Register by making an account on our website: This Website Link.

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PRIDE Learning Center: Mission Viejo
Mission Viejo, California

Visit Our PRIDE Learning Center: Mission Viejo Website
(949)-774-3342
info[AT]pridelearningcenter.com
27001 La Paz Rd #354
Mission Viejo, California 92692

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 4486
Mission Viejo, CA 92690

CAMPER AGES: 5-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Week long summer camps for students with learning disabilities and related difficulties such as dyslexia, auditory processing, visual processing, ADHD, autism and other learning difficulties. Specializing in the Orton-Gillingham approach. Super fun-filled weekly summer programs in Reading, Writing and Comprehension Help!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Orton-Gillingham Reading, Writing and Comprehension Camp

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, and more. Reading, Writing & Comprehension

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Summer is the perfect time to catch up and get ahead! At PRIDE Learning Center we offer a fantastic summer camp to give students a giant boost in their weakest areas. Our summer program is the most popular program of the year! PRIDE'S teachers are all credentialed and certified in Orton-Gillingham methodology.

This intensive one-on-one reading and writing program utilizes our multi-sensory, phonemic, Orton-Gillingham approach that we at PRIDE Learning Center are experts at. This program helps students in a way that a regular summer school program would not. Students progress one entire reading level in 4-5 weeks!

Students attend Monday - Friday from 9:00am - 12:00pm or 12:30 - 3:30pm.

You can sign up for any weeks between June and August to accommodate busy schedules and traveling families. For best results, we recommend 4-5 uninterrupted weeks.

PRIDE'S fun-filled yet intensive one-on-one reading program has become so popular that we even draw families from all over the globe. Recent students have come to PRIDE from China, Japan, Saudi Arabia, France, England, Canada, Puerto Rico and Dubai.

Kids LOVE coming to PRIDE!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
PRIDE Learning Center offers week long summer camps between June and August.

Students attend Monday - Friday from 9:00am - 12:00pm or 12:30 - 3:30pm

Sample Daily Schedule:

9:00 - 10:00: Orton-Gillingham Reading Instruction
10:00 - 10:30: Written Expression
10:30 -11:00: Snack, Fun and Movement
11:00 - 12:00: Orton-Gillingham Reading Instruction

Tuition is $1125/ weekly

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YMCA Camp Sequoia Lake
miramonte, CA

Visit Our YMCA Camp Sequoia Lake Website
559 624 1110
campoffice[AT]campsequoialake.org
49716 Highway 180
miramonte, CA 93641

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
320 N.Akers Street
Visalia, CA
93291

CAMPER AGES: 9 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. YMCA

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Dance, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Sailing, High & Low Ropes Course, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Archery, Swimming, Outpost Camping, Fishing, Painting, Crafts, Soccer, Basketball, Campfires, Canoeing, Hiking, Creek Walks, Field Games, Skits, Songs, Chapels

CAMP LOCATION: Over 900 acres of forest surrounded by Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks make YMCA Camp Sequoia Lake the perfect location to explore the great outdoors, develop confidence and make memories that will last a lifetime.

CAMP FACILITIES: YMCA Camping is at its best at Sequoia Lake. Established by 5 Valley YMCAs the property of Sequoia Lake is held in trust by the Sequoia Lake Conference of YMCAs to be operated exclusively by The YMCA. In 2010 YMCA Camp Sequoia Lake became its own branch of the Golden State YMCA Association to host all of the Associations camping programs managing all programming on Sequoia Lake. Villages Today YMCA Camp Sequoia Lake is home to 5 independent villages which house a wide variety of programs during the summer. Sequoia, Gaines, Redwood, Millwood and Tulequoia.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Campers will share cabins with friends and meet new cabinmates from other Ys providing an opportunity for your child to create new and lasting memories with campers from all over Southern California. YMCA Camp Sequoia Lake creates an environment that encourages heartfelt laughter, interactive learning and personal growth.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership programs.

OTHER CAMP INFO: YMCA Camp Sequoia Lake activities include: sailing, high and low ropes course, mountain biking, rock climbing, archery, swimming, outpost camping, fishing, visit to the national park, painting, crafts, soccer, basketball, campfires, canoeing, hiking, creek walks, field games, skits, songs, chapels, and personal leadership and development.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Youth, grades 4-7 Teen, grades 7-10 CIT (Counselor in training) grades 11-12

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Summer of Minecraft
Online Camp

Visit Our Summer of Minecraft Website
(323) 287-5580

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 9 - 14

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: If you like Minecraft, you're absolutely going to love Summer of Minecraft - an online summer camp program starting June 27 where kids 9-14 will learn Beginning and Intermediate Coding, Game Design, and Engineering in Minecraft in a safe, multiplayer environment.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Science, Technology, Academics, and more. Gaming, Coding, Team Building, Leadership, Minecraft.

Summer of Minecraft is a Top Academic Summer Camp located in  California offering many fun and educational Academic and other activities, including: Academics, Computers, Technology and more. Summer of Minecraft is a top Academic Camp for ages: 9 - 14.
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CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Summer of Minecraft includes:

Weekly challenges that engage players of all levels
Guides for parents and educators
Live streams introducing challenges and showcasing player creations
An online forum for campers to ask questions and share

OTHER CAMP INFO: Throughout the year enjoy Free Minecraft Kid Club.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 27 - August 5. For complete info, please visit: This Website Link.

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MNOHS Online Summer Arts Camp
Online Camp Minnesota

Visit Our MNOHS Online Summer Arts Camp Website
info[AT]mnohs.org
Minnesota

CAMPER AGES: Grades 9-12

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: This summer, MNOHS music teacher Erin Winchell and MNOHS media arts teacher Michael Wiechmann are teaming up to lead an exciting, intensive online learning experience. Students will meet online in real time to develop video projects, show their work, and give and receive feedback. Projects include a 30-second commercial and a 10-minute short film, documentary, or stop action.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Technology, Academics, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more. Video & Soundtrack Production

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Students should plan to be online 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. weekdays, except July 4, and to work ten additional hours per week on their projects. Most of the scheduled time is for projects but some of it will be for meetings.

Required equipment: A tablet or phone with a front-facing camera. A video camera or DSLR camera will also work.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Two sessions available: June 16 - June 29 or June 30 - July 14

Tuition: $240 per session

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Areteem Institute
California Location(s)

Visit Our Areteem Institute Website
949-305-1705
info[AT]areteem.org
15707 Rockfield Blvd.
Suite 110
Irvine, California 92618

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
UCLA, California
Boston College, Massachusetts
Georgetown University, DC
San Diego, CA

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
15707 Rockfield Blvd. #110, Irvine, CA 92618

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 12 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Are you interested in high-speed math competitions like MathCounts, the AMCs, AIME and ARML? Have you ever envisioned participating in a National or International Math Olympiad? Then this prep track is for you! Blast off to exciting math mental challenges that will cover a wide range of constellations including Algebra, Geometry, Combinatorics, Number Theory and more! This track will benefit students in middle school and high school who are especially interested in regional, state and international math competitions for the following school year. With the guidance of former math coaches and professors you will soon be set to face the galactic challenges of these math competitions with no fear. The skies are the limit!

Areteem Institute Summer Camps also offers electives in Scientific Research, Science Fiction and Preparation for Science and Engineering Fairs. English as a Second Language course is also available for international students.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Camps will be held at UCLA, Boston College, Georgetown University and San Diego.

CAMP FACILITIES: Residential students will be staying at the campus dorms, eating at the campus cafeteria. All activities and classes will be held on-campus.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The faculty consists of renowned lecturers, veterans in International Mathematical Olympiads (IMO) and Olympiad coaches, who have successful careers in math, science, and technology, with many years of classroom teaching experiences. Among them are: Dr. Kevin Wang, founder of Areteem and Math Zoom, former IMO China Team member, former math faculty at UC Irvine and UCLA; Dr. Harold B. Reiter, math professor at UNCC, who is very well known and well respected in math education and math competitions. Please visit the faculty page for more information and constant updates to the list of faculty members.

The camp curriculum will cover some or all of the following topics: For Math: Modular arithmetic, Numbers and their digits & divisors, Basic and advanced counting strategies, Combinatorics, Polynomials and their coefficients & zeros, Algebraic inequalities and other techniques, Special angles and regular polygons, Centers of triangles, Collinearity and concurrency, Trigonometry, Vector and Coordinates.

Various problem solving techniques will be introduced, as well as Math contest strategies. For Science: Scientific research methodologies, principles in mechanics, electricity and magnetism, optics, thermodynamics, etc., and real world applications such as roller coaster theory (you can learn to design your own roller coaster and build it at the camp!). For English as Second Language (ESL) students, there are also topics related to American culture and literature.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit This Website Link for dates and pricing.

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FICA Young Investors Wall Street Training Summer Camp
California Location(s)

Visit Our FICA Young Investors Wall Street Training Summer Camp Website
888-320-9990
mail[AT]ficaworld.net
Locations throughout the US
11310 S. Orange Blossom Trail #244
Orlando, Florida 32837

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OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Atlanta, GA
Chicago, IL
Houston, TX
Jacksonville, FL
Kansas City, MO
Miami, FL
Nashville, TN
New York, NY
Oakland, CA
Phoenix, AZ
San Francisco, CA
Tampa, FL
Seattle, WA
Washington DC

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
11310 S. Orange Blossom Trail #244
Orlando, Florida  32837

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our FICA Young Investors Wall Street Training Summer Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: 8-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Daily: 9am-4pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Fun, Exciting and Informative! These three terms sum up the FICA Young Investors Summer Camps. Students enjoy financial intelligence training, video and board games, financial field trips to local financial districts, and guest speakers from some of America's largest corporations.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Technology, Academics, and more. Financial Intelligence, Financial Investment Training, Wall Street Summer Camp.

CAMP LOCATION: San Francisco State University
1650 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132

CAMP FACILITIES: FICA Young Investors Wall Street Summer Camps TM are held in safe and professional learning environment; usually on the campuses of some of America's most prestigious Colleges, Universities and or executive/education learning centers

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: These three terms sum up our comprehensive and very informative FICA Young Investors Wall Street Summer Camps TM. While we are very committed to providing certified instructors, field trips and superior financial intelligence informative training applications, we don't just stop there. We make sure to set aside some time for a little fun, tours and entertainment activities. As a result, learning about the world of business and financial intelligence has never ever been this much fun!

Future Investor Clubs of America's comprehensive financial training system includes: Access to the FICA's Members Camp Preparatory Training Network; Certified Financial Intelligence Trainers TM; Winning On Wall Street Kickoff TM; American Dream Plan introductory training; Basic Financial Intelligence Training TM (BFIT); Advance Financial Intelligence Training TM (AFIT); Executive Financial Intelligence Training TM (EFIT); Financial Intelligence Training TM (IFIT); International Financial Intelligence Training TM (IFIT) intelligence training curriculum's presented in a creative and interactive way to enhance the learning process.

All Future Investor Clubs of America summer camp instructors are Certified Financial Intelligence Trainers(CFIT) having completed our training programs. Each CFIT has years of business, education, executive, investing and or financial services experience.

Future Investor Clubs of America summer camp programs are designed to be a top quality, positive comprehensive learning experience that students will never forget. Therefore, FICA has incorporated carefully designed Financial Field Trips TM to enhance the students experience and learning process.

FICA members who have completed the Basic (BFIT), Advanced (AFIT) and or Executive Financial Intelligence Training (EFIT) curriculum receive Certificates of Completion and are eligible to participate in many fun, exciting and informative events.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: All Future Investor Clubs of America summer camp instructors are Certified Financial Intelligence Trainers(CFIT) having completed our training programs. Each CFIT has years of business, education, executive, investing and or financial services experience. In addition to industry experience, our instructors must complete 40 hours of training on how to teach each of our BFIT, AFIT, EFIT, IFIT and LFIT curriculum's.

Future Investor Clubs, Chapters and Centers are eligible to select lead teachers and instructors to attend CFIT training programs. Individuals completing our instructor comprehensive training programs earn the designation of Certified Financial Intelligence Trainer TM (CFIT). Business and financial industry executives, managers, investment advisors, commodity/stock brokers, traders and other professionals are scheduled as guest speakers during the camp training week.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Depending on your camp length of stay, approval and city selection, students will visit such places as: Downtown Business Districts; Investment and Community Banks; Commodity/Stock Market Brokerages, Angel Investor Networks; Federal Reserve Bank; Venture Capital Networks; Fortune 500 Companies; Private Equity Corporations; Hedge & Mutual Fund Corporations, Insurance Corporations; Corporate Meetings; College/University Business School Tours; Investment Trading Companies, Commodity/Stock Exchanges and more!

All field trips are held daily and are designed to provide attending students a once in a lifetime summer learning experience.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camps are held in June, July and August.

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PRIDE Learning Center: Redondo Beach
Redondo Beach, California

Visit Our PRIDE Learning Center: Redondo Beach Website
(866) 774-3342
info[AT]pridelearningcenter.com
1101 Camino Real
Redondo Beach, California 90277

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 4486
Mission Viejo, CA 92690

CAMPER AGES: 5-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: PRIDE Learning Center offers week long camps from June - August. We offer morning sessions from 9:00am - 12:00pm Monday - Friday or afternoon sessions 12:30pm - 3:30pm Monday - Friday.

Our Daily Schedule looks like this:

9:00 - 10:00 Orton-Gillingham Reading Instruction
10:00 - 10:30 Written Expression
10:30 - 11:00 Snack, Fun and Movement
11:00 - 12:00 Orton-Gillingham Reading Instruction

Tuition is $1125/ weekly

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Weekly camps for children with learning disabilities and related difficulties such as dyslexia, auditory processing, visual processing, ADHD, autism and other learning differences. We are specialists in Orton-Gillingham, multi-sensory reading approach.

Super fun one-on-one summer programs!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, and more. Reading, Writing & Comprehension

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Summer is the perfect time to catch up and get ahead! At PRIDE Learning Center we offer a fantastic summer program to give students a GIANT boost in their weakest areas. Our summer program is the most popular program of the year! PRIDE'S teachers are all credentialed and certified in Orton-Gillingham methodology.

This intensive one-on-one reading and writing program utilizes our multi-sensory, phonemic, Orton-Gillingham approach that we at PRIDE Learning Center are experts at. This program helps students in a way that a regular summer school program would not. Students progress one entire reading level in 4-5 weeks!

Students attend Monday - Friday from 9:00am - 12:00pm or 12:30 - 3:30pm.

You can sign up for any weeks between June and August to accommodate busy schedules and traveling families. For best results, we recommend 4-5 uninterrupted weeks.

PRIDE'S fun-filled yet intensive one-on-one reading program has become so popular that we even draw families from all over the globe. Recent students have come to PRIDE from China, Japan, Saudi Arabia, France, England, Canada, Puerto Rico and Dubai.

Kids LOVE coming to PRIDE!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Sign up for any weeks between June - August. Sessions are 9:00 - 12:00 or 12:30 - 3:30 Monday - Friday.

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Brain Chase: Summer Learning Challenge
California Location(s)

Visit Our Brain Chase: Summer Learning Challenge Website
435-901-2734
ivy.portwood[AT]gmail.com
info[AT]brainchase.com
Online Summer Program
Texas

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Brain Chase is an online camp available to students in grades 2-8 across the US. Participants in the following states are eligible to win the buried treasure grand prize: AL, AK, AR, CA, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI and WY.

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Brain Chase: Summer Learning Challenge Video

CAMPER AGES: Grades 2-8

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Math, Technology, Academics, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Brain Chase is online - the participant that guesses the coordinates of the buried treasure first will be flown with one parent to dig up the treasure.

CAMP FACILITIES: NA - Camp is online

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Founded in 2014 by Austin parents Allan and Heather Staker, Brain Chase is the product of his filmmaking/tech background and her online education expertise. They are both Harvard-educated and their 5 children were the inspiration behind the creation of this revolutionary new summer program

Brain Chase is a 6-week summer learning challenge disguised as a massive global treasure hunt for 2nd−8th graders. A golden globe has been buried somewhere on earth – and it contains the key to a safe deposit box holding a $10,000 college scholarship fund. Participants who complete an hour of online summer learning activities each day will unlock secret animated webisodes that hold the clues to the globe’s whereabouts. Guess the treasure’s location first, and you’ll be the one on a plane to dig it up.

Enrollment is limited to the first 5,000 entrants.
Kickoff is June 30. Last registration July 18.

- See more at: This Website Link

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Additional children from same household are half off for each registration.

OTHER CAMP INFO: You spend 10 months of every year in school, but much of that hard work likely vanishes during summer break. Who wants to do boring worksheets when school’s out? Brain Chase is a summer enrichment program that’s FUN. Action-packed animations, mysterious packages in the mail, and the hunt for buried treasure turn learning into an adventure. It’s FLEXIBLE. You’ll do the challenge when you want, where you want, and at your own pace. And it’s CUSTOMIZED. You get to work at your own level. - See more at: This Website Link

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete info please visit: This Website Link

Registration: This Website Link

Kickoff is June 30, 2014.

Last chance to register is July 18, 2014.

$199 for first child, $100 for each additional child from the same household.

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ROBOTIS KidsLab- Robot Building Camps
Irvine, California

Visit Our ROBOTIS KidsLab- Robot Building Camps Website
949-336-8566
kidslab[AT]robotis.com
South Coast Chinese Cultural Association
9 Truman
Irvine, California 92620

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1 Technology Drive, Suite F213
Irvine, Ca 92618

CAMPER AGES: 6 - 12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. 9:00am-12:00pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, and more. Students Get To Build & Have Play Assorted Activities With Robots; Races, Mazes, Obstacle Courses & More!

CAMP LOCATION: The SCCCA is located off the 5 freeway at Jeffrey in Irvine, Ca. The major cross streets are Jeffrey and Roosevelt.

Our office location is at 1 Technology Drive, Suite F213, Irvine, Ca 92618. The major cross streets are Alton and Technology.

CAMP FACILITIES: Large two story building with a library and several classrooms.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The students build and create a different robot each week with a take- homekit! It is a fun and exciting way to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) through this hands-on class. Students will build projects from a walking puppy to a T-Rex and more.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We offer classes throughout the year for children ages 6-12 years old. We concentrate in using robotics kits to teach STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education. Students get hands on building experience while enjoying learning.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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Camp Haverim
Carpinteria, CA

Visit Our Camp Haverim Website
805-895-6593
camphaverim[AT]gmail.com
Cate School
1960 Cate Mesa Road
Carpinteria, CA 93013

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More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2017 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 5 to 14, in grades K-8.

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, and more. Camp Haverim Offers Many Activities Designed To Meet Our Children's Diverse Interests & Encourage Learning & Growth. Among Those Activities Are Art, Music, Journalism, Drama, Maccabia Games, Swimming & A Full Array Of Sports, Including Play Time In

CAMP LOCATION: By popular demand, Camp Haverim will once again be held at the spectacular, scenic and serene campus of Cate School! The campus is located on a 150-acre mesa between the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean and is one of the most beautiful locations in Santa Barbara County.

CAMP FACILITIES: Cate School's grounds feature an athletic field, tennis courts, swimming pool, art studio and other recreational and program facilities.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Haverim is now accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA). This accreditation from the most well-respected national camp organization confirms what we have known and committed ourselves to for years - that our programs and activities meet high standards for quality and safety.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership program.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
The cost of each camp session (2 weeks) is $500 for grades K-6. The cost for one week only is $300. We offer children attending all four weeks a $100 discount, reducing the total cost to $900, and a second child/sibling discount of $50 per session.

The tuition includes all camp field trips, a camp T-shirt and two snacks per day. There is an additional fee of $150 per two-week session for our 7th and 8th grade Habonim campers, to cover the cost of special activities (like surfing and scuba diving). The full tuition for each session must be paid before the first day of that session.

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PRIDE Learning Center: Yorba Linda
Yorba Linda, California

Visit Our PRIDE Learning Center: Yorba Linda Website
(949) 484-0230
info[AT]pridelearningcenter.com
19045 Yorba Linda Blvd
Yorba Linda, California 92886

Find the Best Academic Camp in Yorba Linda, California

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 4486
Mission Viejo, CA 92690

CAMPER AGES: 5-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: PRIDE Learning Center offers week long camps from June - August. We offer morning sessions from 9:00am - 12:00pm Monday - Friday or afternoon sessions 12:30pm - 3:30pm Monday - Friday. All sessions are One-on-One.

Our Daily Schedule looks like this:

9:00 - 10:00 Orton-Gillingham Reading Instruction
10:00 - 10:30 Written Expression
10:30 - 11:00 Snack, Fun and Movement
11:00 - 12:00 Orton-Gillingham Reading Instruction

Tuition is $1125/ weekly

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Weekly camps for children with learning disabilities and related difficulties such as dyslexia, auditory processing, visual processing, ADHD, autism and other learning differences. We are specialists in Orton-Gillingham, multi-sensory reading approach.

Super fun one-on-one summer programs

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, and more. Reading, Writing & Comprehension

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Summer is the perfect time to catch up and get ahead! At PRIDE Learning Center we offer a fantastic summer program to give students a GIANT boost in their weakest areas. Our summer program is the most popular program of the year! PRIDE'S teachers are all credentialed and certified in Orton-Gillingham methodology.

This intensive one-on-one reading and writing program utilizes our multi-sensory, phonemic, Orton-Gillingham approach that we at PRIDE Learning Center are experts at. This program helps students in a way that a regular summer school program would not. Students progress one entire reading level in 4-5 weeks!

Students attend Monday - Friday from 9:00am - 12:00pm or 12:30 - 3:30pm.

You can sign up for any weeks between June and August to accommodate busy schedules and traveling families. For best results, we recommend 4-5 uninterrupted weeks.

PRIDE'S fun-filled yet intensive one-on-one reading program has become so popular that we even draw families from all over the globe. Recent students have come to PRIDE from China, Japan, Saudi Arabia, France, England, Canada, Puerto Rico and Dubai.

Kids LOVE coming to PRIDE!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Sign up for any weeks between June - August. Sessions are 9:00 - 12:00 or 12:30 - 3:30 Monday - Friday.

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Chinese Language & Culture Summer Camp
California Location(s)

Visit Our Chinese Language & Culture Summer Camp Website
(866) with-SLG
(866) 948-4754 (Toll Free in N. America)
(408) 360-9958 (Local or International)
info[AT]sinolanguage.org
5706 Cahalan Ave #23634
San Jose, California 95153

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Beijing, China

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Chinese Language & Culture Summer Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: 8 to 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Adventure, Travel, and more. Language Learning. Chinese Learning.

CAMP FACILITIES: Sino Language is pleased to have the The Second High School Attached to Beijing Normal University be our host campus for our Chinese Language & Culture Immersion summer camp in Beijing (LCB). The School was founded in 1953. With the fine school spirit and high teaching quality, the school enjoys a high reputation in the society as well as international influence. It is a prime or a �key� high school of Beijing municipality, and one of the first model schools of Beijing Education Commission.

The School is not only pride of being highly respected in teaching, but also emphasis enough on students� well-rounded development. A large variety of extracurricular activities are arranged after school, including basketball, soccer, volleyball, table tennis, badminton, swimming, Chinese martial arts, hip-hop dance, I-go, guitar, sketching, etc. A number of student groups are organized, such as Theatrical Society, Literature Society, Chinese Studies Society, orchestra as well as some studies groups of research interests.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:
1. Ages 8 to 18 1/2 years of age upon departure; applicants younger than 12 are recommended to have one parent accompanied or pay a children supplement

2. Ready to adjust to the different values, lifestyle and attitudes of a foreign country

3. Willing to learn Chinese language

4. In good health and have excellent character references You are not required to speak Chinese to enter the program. However, to maximize the camp experience, it is important that you are interested in foreign cultures. Students are expected to embrace local Chinese culture while also be willing to exemplify positive attributes of the society and life of your own country.

5000 years of history has made China one of the world's most ancient civilizations. Its mystery, majesty and traditions have made it extremely diverse and magnificent. Its unparalleled growth over the past three decades has also made it a rising power and influential country in the world. Because of these facts, understanding China is essential to embrace the future in an ever globalized world, and learning Chinese is a necessity to stay competitive for young people.

Unique program provides worldwide students age 8 to 18 to learn Chinese language in China, experience the rich culture and explore the country. Intensive Mandarin courses (all levels) combined with colorful activities, eye-opening traveling, full accommodation with meals and air transfer inside of China offers participants a summer full with fun, excitement and learning. More than 200 children and teens from more than 20 countries across the globe take part in this program each summer, creating a fun and diversified environment.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Parents or relatives are welcome to join anyone of SLG programs.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: 2014 Session Dates & Cultural Trips
Chinese Language Summer Camp in Beijing
6/16-7/06: 3 weeks, Terracotta Warriors
7/07-7/27: 3 weeks, Inner Mongolia
7/28-8/17: 3 weeks, Mount Tai & Confucius hometown

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
LCB141 (6/16-7/06, 2014) 3 weeks
Language skills improvement and Chinese culture understanding are equally weighted in this program. The tour towards the end of the session adds greater understanding to China's history by visiting to the magnificent sites of Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an.

LCB142 (7/07-7/27, 2014) 3 weeks
Language skills improvement and Chinese culture understanding are equally weighted in this program. The end-of-program tour offers a chance to enjoy the peculiar natural beauty, brilliant culture, and the nomadic lifestyle of Mongolians. Horse and camel riding add great fun to grassland experience.

LCB143 (7/28-8/17, 2014)3 weeks
Language skills improvement and Chinese culture understanding are equally weighted in this program. Experience the significance historical and cultural mountain - Mt. Tai, one of the "Five Great Mountains" of China. Camp participants will also visit the hometown of Confucius and learn more about the Confucianism.

Please visit: This Website Link for more details.

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Learningtech.org's Extreme STEAM Tech Camps
San Carlos, California

Visit Our Learningtech.org's Extreme STEAM Tech Camps Website
(650) 598-0105 x206 or x205
Central Middle School
828 Chestnut Street
San Carlos, California 94070

Find the Best Academic Camp in San Carlos, California

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
828-A Chestnut Street 
San Carlos, CA 94070

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Learningtech.org's Extreme STEAM Tech Camps Video

CAMPER AGES: Entering 1st grade-9th grade (Ages 6-15)

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Science, Technology, Academics, Fine Arts/Crafts, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located just off of the Holly Street exit on the 101, off of San Carlos Ave at Central Middle School. Camps will also be offered in Menlo Park and other venues to be announced soon.

CAMP FACILITIES: We use Central Middle School's computer lab, as well as one other neighboring classroom, depending on enrollment. At other venues, we generally meet in science labs, computer labs, or in other classrooms.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our Summer Camp programs strongly emphasize Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics [STEM] as well as technology-enabled Media Arts. Depending on the offering, our target audience ranges from students entering 4th grade to high school seniors, plus an exploratory robotics program for grades 1-3.

We emphasize self-paced, technology-rich, hands-on activities with a low ratio of students to instructors. We try to foster positive attitudes toward STEM, confidence, competency, self-esteem, curiosity, lifelong learning, and 21st century workforce skills. Historically, our strongest offerings have involved Computer Science Robotics. However, we are always adding new topics, with a growing emphasis on other aspects of STEM. Career opportunities in STEM fields have grown three times faster than in other areas over the last decade, yet the U.S.ranks at the bottom of the developed world in graduating new professionals with STEM majors.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships will be provided based on eligibility for National School Lunch Program. Please contact for information.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Learningtech.org also offers after school and in-school programs throughout the year.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Our classes offered will include:
Rasberry Pi/Intro to Linux
Learn Programming Through Minecraft Modding
Technology Through Art
Beginning Through Advanced Robotics
Robotics with Python
Games, Storytelling and Simulations with Scratch and beyond
Grades 1-3 Morning Exploratory Robotics
Web Page Creation (some locations)
Extended Care will be available at most locations

Learningtech.org's Extreme STEAM Tech Academies will also be offered in Menlo Park at St. Raymond School.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Menlo Park:
June 16-20
June 23-27

Tuition $449
Enrolled at St. Raymond Tuition $349

San Carlos:
July 7-11
July 14-18
July 21-25

Grades 4-9 Tuition $449
Grades 1-3 Half Day Tuition $225

Discounts and scholarships are available!
Please visit: This Website Link.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are already staffed for the current summer but welcome high school student intern inquiries for the future.

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The Road Less Traveled
California Location(s)

Visit Our The Road Less Traveled Website
773-342-5200
info[AT]theroadlesstraveled.com
2331 N Elston Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60614

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Colorado, Florida, California, Louisiana (New Orleans), North Carolina, Utah, Hawaii, Norway, Africa (Tanzania), India, Belize, Bonaire, Costa Rica, Ecuador and the Galapagos, Guatemala, Peru, Panama, Iceland, Italy, Thailand, Vietnam, Bhutan, Nepal

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
See listed above - primary address

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our The Road Less Traveled Video

CAMPER AGES: 11-17 (approximately)

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Two-four week long community service, wilderness adventure, and language/cultural immersion programs.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Road Less Traveled is a life-changing educational travel experience - an extraordinary opportunity to join with others, explore humanity, and build deep relationships and an appreciation for our world’s vast adventurous scenery. RLT offers domestic and international community service, language, and multi-sport adventure travel programs all over the world. We engage in the service of presence and active listening. We support young people to get outside, seek adventure, experience challenge, make new friends, build community, and understand the world in a new way. We encourage involvement, cultivate leadership and sensitivity, develop personal initiative and communal participation skills, and inspire a sense of social activism and environmentalism.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Scuba Diving, White-water Rafting, Rock-climbing, Hiking, Backpacking, Camping, Zip-lining, Surfing, Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, Farming, Teaching English, Cooking Classes, Yoga Classes, Music Classes, Art Classes, Cultural Immersion, Community Service

CAMP LOCATION: Our year-round office is located in the heart of Chicago, in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. Our trips are run in a multitude of domestic and international locations. Our staff training is held every year in Michigan, several weeks before trips are scheduled to depart.

CAMP FACILITIES: Facilities and accommodations vary from trip to trip.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Road Less Traveled as an organization was founded by Jim and Donna Stein in 1991, and has been successfully running safe, exciting, life-changing trips for teens ever since. Both Jim and Donna are still the current directors, and are integrally involved in every single aspect of the company. In the summer, they are on call 24/7, available both to parents as well as to our leaders in the field.

We are an ACA accredited organization with an impeccable track record. We believe in the process of accreditation. It allows us to compare our standards to other professionals in the industry. Our accreditation allows us to follow specific standards related to leader screening including use of application forms, reference checks, personal interviews, work history review, and background checks.

Many years ago, we were the first company serving young adults to require that all leaders have a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) medical certification. WFR training is far more advanced than standard first aid or wilderness first aid. In addition to this certification, we carry extensive first aid kits on all of our programs that include antibiotics and epinephrine. Contents, protocols, and standing orders are reviewed and updated every year by our Medical Director who is an MD.

Since our inception, RLT has been on the cutting edge of technological advances in communication. We began carrying Iridium satellite phones on all of our programs as soon as they were available. Today we continue to carry the latest in emergency communication systems. According to geographic location, programs are equipped with satellite phones, ground-to-air radios, and/or cellular phones providing the possibility of 24-hour access to medical help in case of emergency.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer many need-based scholarships and financial aid packages. Visit Geography of Hope's website to learn more: This Website Link

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We offer custom trips as well as family programs in the winter, spring, and at the end of the summer. Please contact us at 773-342-5200 with any questions.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Flights, travel arrangements, and other trip-specific information is available on our website.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit our Program Chart to see all trips, dates, and prices: This Website Link

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Trip Leader/Co-Leader

Travel domestically and/or internationally with a group of high-school and/or middle-school students, monitoring and facilitating community service, language/cultural immersion, and/or wilderness adventure trips

Minimum Qualifications
• Minimum of 21 years of age
• Minimum of a bachelor's degree or in the process of completing a degree. Equivalent experience working with teenagers in related field will be considered if not currently enrolled in school
• Experience Previous program leader experience working with and or teaching young people age ranging in age between 12-19. Knowledge of and experience with group dynamics, teaching or facilitating groups, supervision of meal planning, food preparation and cooking, managing logistics. Ability to teach program specific skills, environmental awareness, and related scientific, cultural, and historical knowledge pertaining to the regions through which you will travel and their relationship to each other.
• Strong Physical Condition
• Current CPR for the professional rescuer
• Current Wilderness First Responder, WEMT or EMT certification
• Current Red Cross lifeguard or Swiftwater rescue certifications preferred but not mandatory
• Current unrestricted valid drivers license with no major convictions during the previous three year period; driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, reckless driving, hit and run, homicide or assault with a motor vehicle, drag racing, operating a motor vehicle without the owner's consent, license suspended or revoked within the previous three year period for accidents and or moving violations. Driving record should reflect no more than three moving violations and/or chargeable accidents during the previous three years

• For Adventure Programs: Knowledge of three or more wilderness travel methods. Whitewater rafting, sea kayaking, international trekking, biking, backpacking, technical rock or ice climbing and mountaineering. Mandatory requirements for adventure trips include: the ability to lead groups of students on backpacking trips of three to eight days, ability to comfortably lead through remote wilderness areas. This includes, but is not limited to, backpacking preparations, backcountry travel, route finding, campsite selection, equipment maintenance, Leave No Trace camping techniques in desert and alpine terrain and proper protocol in dense bear country.

All leaders must possess the ability to make prudent decisions in adverse conditions. International Service Learning and Language Immersion Programs: Leaders and must be highly proficient or fluent in the spoken language of the program country (Spanish, etc.) and have extensive experience with community service, international travel, managing multiple responsibilities abroad, experience and/or living abroad, cultural immersion. Knowledge of the following is helpful but not mandatory: Sea Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, Trekking, Surfing, and Snorkeling

• International Service learning and Language Exposure Programs: Leaders to have extensive experience with community service, international travel, managing multiple responsibilities abroad, experience and/or living abroad, cultural immersion. Knowledge of the following is helpful but not mandatory: Sea Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, Trekking, Surfing, Snorkeling 

• Service Learning Programs: Leaders to have extensive experience with community service, experience managing multiple responsibilities, construction experience preferred. Knowledge of the following is helpful but not mandatory: Sea Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, Rock Climbing, Hiking, PADI Scuba certified
• Ability and experience supervising co-instructors and participants
• Valid Passport
• Ability to drive a standard transmission vehicle
• Ability to communicate and work with teenagers and co-instructors, and provide necessary instruction
• Ability to creatively schedule programs, facilities, and co-instructors
• Ability to observe participant behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques
• Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity
• Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid
• Good character, integrity, and adaptability
• Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self -control
• Ability to follow written procedures as outlined in the leader-training manual
• Ability to support program philosophy and implement procedures
• Ability to work long hours
• Ability and experience in facilitating groups

Specific Responsibilities/Job Description
1. Plan, coordinate and execute daily activities and trip logistics 
2. Monitor co-instructor and participant assignments for the day 
3. Monitor groups and supervise co-instructors' responsibilities 
4. Act as a positive role model for participants 
5. Responsible for the relationships with general public, people of the land, and subcontractors 
6. Monitor ongoing safety and provide education for co-instructor and participants 
7. Supervise the health and safety of the participants and environment 
8. Together with co-instructor and participant, plan and execute the evening program 
9. Identify and address inappropriate behavior with participant or with other co-instructor, for actions that put health and safety of a participant at risk 
10. Together with co-instructor, plan and implement evening program as needed
11. Management of financials and accounting including monitoring of expenditures, record keeping, advances, bookkeeping and end of trip summary of information 
12. Management of gear, vehicles, inventory, storage, documentation and end of trip summary information 
13. Evaluate co-instructor and perform reviews and summer end evaluations 
14. Evaluate program and current season and make suggestions for following season

Dates of Employment
June through August seasonally - recommend early application.

Remuneration
Salary is commensurate with experience/certifications/qualifications. Your salary with The Road Less Traveled includes all food, lodging and transportation from the beginning through close of your trip. We also offer pro-deals on outdoor equipment from a variety of well-known manufacturers.

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED
Jim Stein-Director
2331 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
employment[AT]theroadlesstraveled.com

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Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp - California
California Location(s)

Visit Our Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp - California Website
415-710-7351
info[AT]yeacamp.org
Venture Retreat Center
201 Eden W Rd
Pescadero, California 94060

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OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
YEA CAMP Massachusetts - Charlton, MA 7/2-7/9 2016
YEA CAMP New York - High Falls, NY 7/17-7/24 2016

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
2150 Allston Way
Ste 460
Berkeley, CA 94704

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 12-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Week long session

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: YEA Camp is a life-changing summer camp for world changing teens. Our week long overnight camps are for 12-17 year olds who want to make the world a better place.

Founded in 2009, on the belief that kids are naturally compassionate and want to make a difference in the world. Whether they care about climate change, bullying, homelessness, animal cruelty, gay rights, all of the above, or another important issue, at YEA Camp, campers learn to take action to bring about the change they wish to see in the world.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, and more. Leadership Camp Dedicated To Teaching Teenagers How To Make A Difference In The World.

CAMP LOCATION: YEA Camp California is held at the Venture Retreat Center in Pescadero CA, less than 2 hours from San Francisco. Other Camps Located At Nature's Classroom, 73 Pumpkin Lane Charlton, MA July 2-9. Also at held Woodstock Farm Sanctuary, 8 Epworth Lane, High Falls, NY July 17-24.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: YEA Camp is a unique and inspiring leadership summer camp for youth 12-17 who care about community service, activism and social justice. A week-long sleep-away program in a beautiful camp location, YEA is designed to be a fun and transformative experience that builds life-long friendships between youth with similar interests. Our program also provides a meaningful opportunity for campers to learn more about some of the issues facing our planet and to get inspired and empowered to take action on those issues.

Campers choose an issue of importance to them (for example, some have chosen climate change, racism, homophobia, homelessness, animal rights) and at YEA they build the knowledge, skills, confidence, and community to take action on that issue long after camp is over. Youth who have participated in our programs report that the camp was one of the most fun, rewarding and life-changing experiences they have had, and, with YEA's community support, have gone on to start school clubs, plan fundraisers for nonprofits, organize community clean-ups, and attend hearings to comment about important community issues.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships and financial aid available.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
When: August 6-13 2016
Tuition is $1400, with some scholarships available.
Please visit This Website Link for more information or to register. Contact: info[AT]yeacamp.org or 415-710-7351.

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US Performing Arts Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our US Performing Arts Camps Website
888-497-3553
abby[AT]usperformingarts.com
info[AT]usperformingarts.com
Locations throughout the US
Amherst College
Amherst, Massachusetts

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California, Ohio, Massachusetts, New York, and Washington DC

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
350 Ignacio Blvd. STE 101
Novato, CA 94949

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 11-22 (varies by location/program)

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Housing/supervision provided between consecutive programs.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: US Performing Arts Camps is considered the premier top tier summer program for training young people in the arts.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more. Voice Acting, Directing, College Audition Preparation, High-definition (4K HD) Filmmaker's Workshop For Advanced Students, & Costume Design.

CAMP LOCATION: We have locations all across the United States please see our website for a list of our 2016 locations.

CAMP FACILITIES: Facilities vary depending on location.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The mission of US Performing Arts Camps is to promote and develop the growth of performing artists in America.

US Performing Arts Camps is considered the premier top tier summer program for training young people in the arts. Our programs are taught by the university or college departments and their professional faculty and guest professionals in their fields.

US Performing Arts offers programs in Animation, Computer Animation, Costume design, Directing, Film-making (including 4K High-definition), Dance, Hip Hop Dance, Musical Theater, Play-writing, Sit Com Writing, Sit Com Acting, Singing, Voice-over work for animation, movies and games, and we started the first College Audition Boot Camps for high school students.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: A limited number of partial scholarships are available through US Performing Arts. US Performing Arts will also work with parents on payment plans.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: College Audition Boot Camp for High School Seniors held in October-November.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Programs typically run June to August. Dates vary by program. Please see our website for specific program dates, or call our office at (888) 497-3553.

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Army and Navy Academy Summer Programs
Carlsbad, CA

Visit Our Army and Navy Academy Summer Programs Website
760-434-7564
summer[AT]armyandnavyacademy.org
2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
Carlsbad, CA 92008

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CAMPER AGES: 10 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Initially established in 1943 as Camp Pacific for Boys, Army and Navy Academy (ANA) Summer Programs now offer young co-eds from around the world, ages 10-17, unique summer leadership training programs in addition to academic and recreation camps on ANA’s beautiful coastal campus. Overseen by a highly dedicated, international staff focused on mentoring campers and creating a supportive environment for personal growth, ANA classes and activities concentrate on developing good character, leadership skills, and responsibility while enhancing self-esteem and confidence in all campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, and more. Academic, Recreation, & Leadership Development

CAMP LOCATION: Located on the oceanfront Army and Navy Academy campus in beautiful Southern California.

CAMP FACILITIES: 24-hour health center, seven resident buildings, a library, computer lab, heated swimming pool, oceanfront recreation center, weight room, gymnasium, chapel, bookstore, canteen, campus store, athletic fields, dining services, and fully equipped classrooms and dormitories. Security and medical personnel are on campus twenty-four hours a day.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Army and Navy Academy's Summer programs are designed to enrich each participant's character through academic pursuits, recreational activities, and leadership training. Students have the benefit of participating in afternoon activities, and weekend excursions.

Camp Pacific Classic, focuses on teamwork, sportsmanship, and self-improvement. Through a wide variety of fun activities, campers learn new skills, gain self-confidence, and develop friendships.

Camp Challenge (Leadership Development Courses):

1. Camp Challenge Four-Week JROTC Leadership Development Program.

This camp is the only credit-producing Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) summer leadership course west of the Mississippi. The course is open to both male and female high school students (entering Grades 9 through 12.) The course consists of a combination of classroom work combined with adventure training activities and will reward successful participants with 180 hours of Leadership Education and Training (LET) Credit.

During the course, participants will develop self-confidence as leaders and as active team members as well as enhance his/her Core Values; Honor, Integrity, Responsibility, Loyalty, and Selfless Service. Additionally, this course is designed to add “Leadership” to Resumes and College Applications.

2. Camp Challenge Two-Week High School Leadership Development Programs.

This two-week leadership camp is designed for both male and female students (entering Grades 9 through 12) who are unable to attend the four-week JROTC Course but who are still interested in achieving a leadership training experience.

It consists of “Leadership” instruction as well as “Foundations for Success” subjects combined with "Adventure" type training as well as focusing on the Core Values of Honor, Integrity, Responsibility, Loyalty, and Selfless Service. This course is also designed to add “Leadership” to Resumes and College Applications.

3. Camp Challenge Two-Week Middle School Leadership Development Programs.

This two-week leadership camp is designed for both male and female students (entering Grades 6 through 8) who are interested in achieving a leadership training experience while participating in Adventure and Fun type summer activities.

The course consists of “Leadership” instruction as well as “Foundations for Success” subjects combined with "Adventure/fun" type activities. A few examples of “Foundations for Success” type subjects are: “Study Habits That Work For you,” “Reading for Meaning,” “Becoming a Better Listener,” and Causes of Conflict/Conflict Resolution.” The course also focuses on the Core Values of Honor, Integrity, Responsibility, Loyalty, and Selfless Service.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership training.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Academics- Camp Pacific ESL July 2 to July 15, 2017 and July 16 to July 28; Co-ed, Ages 8-16 $2,595

Recreation- Camp Pacific Classic July 2 to July 15, 2017, and July 16- July 19, 2017; Co-ed, Ages 8-16 $2,395

Leadership- Camp Challenge (JROTC Leadership): July 2 to July 29, 2017; Co-ed, Entering Grades 9-12 $4,995

Camp Challenge Middle School Leadership Development Program (MS-LDP): Session 1 - July 2 to July 15, 2017, or Session 2 - July 16 to July 29, 2017; Co-ed, Entering Grades 6 - 8 $2,995

Camp Challenge High School Leadership Development Program (HS-LDP): Session 1 - July 2 to July 15, 2017, or Session 2 - July 16 to July 29, 2017; Co-ed, Entering Grades 9 - 12 $2,995

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WorldStrides Summer Programs
California Location(s)

Visit Our WorldStrides Summer Programs Website
434.284.9224, 1.885.812.8219
danielled[AT]worldstrides.org
info[AT]worldstridessummer.com
218 West Water Street
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902

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OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Florida, California, New York, Austria, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Ecuador, England, France, Italy, Mexico, Norway, Peru, Scotland, South Africa, Spain

CAMPER AGES: Middle School and High School programs

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Soccer, Golf, Horses/Equestrian, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Business Entrepreneurship Pre-college Program, Fashion, Writing, Art History, Investing Pre-college Program, Service Learning, Game Design, Law & Leadership, Digital Media, Business Of Sports.

CAMP LOCATION: Our programs are located both domestically and internationally including at UCLA,and New York City. Our abroad destinations include Austria, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Ecuador, England, France, Italy, Mexico, Norway, Peru, Scotland, and Spain.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our programs host students in college residence halls, hotels, and lodges.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: WorldStrides is the largest and most trusted educational travel organization in the nation. WorldStrides was founded nearly 50 years ago by an educator committed to enriching students’ lives through experiential travel, and has since grown to an international organization providing unique experiences to more than five million participants.

WorldStrides Summer programs offers students the opportunity to earn college credit through unique, educational, life changing experiences. With a diverse array of programs focusing on adventure and service, language, cultural, and science immersion, and university-based programs, we challenge students to gain new perspectives and expand their knowledge.

Join us, think more. WorldStrides Summer consists of a dedicated base team in addition to the support of many WorldStrides team members within the United States and internationally. During programs students experience the world’s best leaders through our Destination Directors and Specialists, and course leaders. Meet our team at This Website Link.

WorldStrides is a fully accredited travel study program. We maintain both school accreditation, which verifies the high academic quality of our programs, and corporate accreditation, which assures our organization’s commitment to safety, security, and financial stability. Our accredited status attests to our high academic standards. Traveling with an accredited travel study program means that your program is centered on a structured curriculum that is aligned with state standards.

Destination Directors and Specialists, who undergo continuous training in methods for delivering content to students, bring this curriculum to life through interactive activities and engaging lessons. Our designation as an accredited travel study program and our relationship with highly ranked colleges and universities allows WorldStrides Summer programs to offer students the opportunity for college credit.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: FLAG Scholarships One million dollars in FLAG Scholarship funding is available for WorldStrides programs for families with an annual adjusted gross income (AGI) up to $85,000. Last year, thousands of families benefited from the FLAG Scholarship program. Families are invited to complete a confidential, simple application to receive travel assistance funds. Contact the WorldStrides Summer team for a confidential application. Applications must be completed within 45 days of registration. SYTA Youth Foundation: The Student and Youth Travel Association (SYTA) offers need and merit-based scholarships for student travel. Visit This Website Link for more information on how to apply. Contact the WorldStrides Summer Team for fundraising activities and tips. Contact a WSS team member for a fundraising information sheet.

OTHER CAMP INFO: WorldStrides Summer programs also focus on future career opportunities. Many programs offer hands-on experience in the field that exposes students to specific industries and working professionals. These valuable experiences support both career preparation as well as college achievement. According to CNBC (2013), recruiters recommend adding six types of college courses to your schedule in order to stand out in future job interviews: STEM classes, Internship-driven picks, Business and economics, Theater Arts, Professional Writing, and Leadership Studies. It can be beneficial, no matter your interest, to have a strong foundation in public speaking, writing, leadership, and business. Get a head start with WorldStrides Summer programs as you promote a well-rounded and qualified you!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our dates and fees vary per program, please visit This Website Link to find the information for your program of interest.

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Leadership & Community Service Summer Camp
California Location(s)

Visit Our Leadership & Community Service Summer Camp Website
(866) with-SLG
(866) 948-4754 (Toll Free in N. America)
(408) 360-9958 (Local or International)
annayu[AT]sinolanguage.org
info[AT]sinolanguage.org
5706 Cahalan Ave #23634
San Jose, California 95153

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Beijing, China

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CAMPER AGES: 14 to 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Dance, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Soccer, Adventure, Travel, and more. Language Learning. Chinese Learning. Leadership. Team Building.

CAMP FACILITIES: The school campus is 27,000 square meters and equips with state-of-art facilities which provide students with comfortable and convenient environment for learning and living. The school library has a collection of 90,000 books that allow students to access it at anytime. Wifi Internet is available throughout every corner of the campus. Sport field occupies a 9,600 square meters area, including outdoor lighted basketball courts, soccer field, tennis courts, rock climbing, etc. It also has an indoor gym of 700 square meters. The dining hall allows 1,200 people having meal at the same time. All the classrooms in GQMMS are equipped with TVs, projectors, laptops and multimedia facilities.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:

1. Ages: 14 to 18 1/2 years of age upon departure; applicants younger than 12 are recommended to have one parent accompanied or pay a children supplement

2. Ready to adjust to the different values, lifestyle and attitudes of a foreign country

3. Willing to learn Chinese language

4. In good health and have excellent character references You are not required to speak Chinese to enter the program. However, to maximize the camp experience, it is important that you are interested in foreign cultures. Students are expected to embrace local Chinese culture while also be willing to exemplify positive attributes of the society and life of your own country.

Designed for students age 14-18. It combines a community service project that could earn up to 80 service hours, culture activities, and traveling altogether. Participants will team-teach English to a group of Chinese elementary students. It is packed with unlimited exposure to China and Chinese language, and filled with great fun.

Not only participant will have a chance to meet same age teens come from all over the U.S. and other countries, but also make connections with local Chinese teens. This is also a great opportunity to learn to be more independent, mature, open-minded and develop a sense of responsibility.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership & Service Program in Beijing

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Parents or relatives are welcome to join anyone of SLG programs.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Leadership & Service Program in Beijing:
7/07 - 7/27: 21 days, Beijing + A trip to Inner Mongolia
7/19 - 8/08: 21 days, Beijing + A trip to Mt.Tai and Confucius hometown

Please visit: This Website Link for more details.

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Lasting Adventures, Inc.
Yosemite National Park, California

Visit Our Lasting Adventures, Inc. Website
800-513-8651
Scott[AT]LastingAdventures.org
Staff[AT]LastingAdventures.org
Yosemite National Park, California 95389

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 1078 Groveland, CA. 95321

CAMPER AGES: 11-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Our outdoor summer camps are our specialty. We offer a 5-day program for younger participants ages 11-13, and a choice of a
6-day or 11-day program for youth ages 13-17. Our goals include providing unforgettable experiences that intimately connects each youth with nature, themselves, and the greater world around them in Yosemite National Park!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Lasting Adventures, Inc. strives to give outdoor experiences to ALL youth. If a child is physically capable of participating in our Yosemite backpacking adventures, then we are able to accommodate most special needs.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Science, Swimming, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Adventure Based Programming. We Participate In Fun, Challenging, & Significant Events & Games, Providing Support Throughout.

CAMP LOCATION: We operate throughout the Yosemite backcountry. All youth trips meet in Tuolumne meadows which is approx. a 3.5-4 hour drive from the San Francisco Bay area. All trips end in Yosemite Valley proper.

CAMP FACILITIES: We teach respect for yourself, others, and the environment through a Yosemite backpacking adventure. Participants camp and sleep under the stars or in tents. We move locations and hike daily. We learn about nature and challenge ourselves to become better contributors in this world!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our outdoor summer camps, also known as the Yosemite High Country Adventure youth backpacking trips, are our specialty. Our weekly programs are six days/ five nights in length and average between 25-35 backpacking miles. These trips usually begin in the Yosemite High Country and conclude in Yosemite Valley proper. On all trips we conduct some side hikes (without backpacks) to famous sites and peaks (such as Half Dome, Clouds Rest, El Capitan, Mount Hoffman, and Red Peak).

These day trips average another 6 to 10 miles. Every other week we offer a different trail. So if you would like to choose a two-week adventure (13 days/ 12 nights) by combining two sessions; your child will be guaranteed to see different terrain each week. Additionally, by choosing the two-week option, your child will have a layover day in either Tuolumne Meadows or Yosemite Valley proper where the participants will partake in more sightseeing opportunities. During this layover day, participants will also have a chance to re-supply, wash-up, and eat some fresh food at a local eatery.

Throughout the adventure, participants will be guided along some of the most famous trails and to the top of some of the most famous passes and peaks within Yosemite National Park. Our experienced leaders have an extensive knowledge of the Yosemite backcountry. In addition to taking our participants to many of the famous locations, our leaders will also guide participants to lesser known areas that we have found over the years such as off-the-trail high alpine lakes (where fish are plentiful), backcountry waterfalls, alpine meadows, spectacular vistas, watering holes, cliff jumping areas, and natural waterslides.

On most trips, we backpack every day but one (a lay over day and location is usually agreed upon by the team) and we are on the trail for an average of 4-5 hours. Most of our trips go from a higher elevation to a lower elevation and throughout the experience we take our time, take in the views, and break at awesome watering holes. Yet, viewing the Yosemite backcountry is only one of the many outcomes that occur on these trips.

Our primary mission is to use the natural environment and outdoor activities to teach participants the necessary skills and attitudes for living successful lives. We also strive to foster an appreciation for the wilderness, nature, and the world around us. In addition to unique individual backgrounds and certifications, our leaders are all trained in Adventure Based Programming. Through Adventure Based Programming, participants will be challenged to improve their sense of self-esteem, self-worth, and self-confidence. Participants will participate in daily goal setting, group activities and debriefing (usually mixed in with marshmallows around the campfire.) This is all done within an environment of fun and support.

All participants will also learn basic backpacking skills, wilderness ethics, wilderness appreciation and engage in Leave No Trace principals. Along with creating lasting memories, it is our goal that participants will finish this adventure with a greater knowledge of themselves, the world, and the environment around them.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We develop Yosemite Guides! We have the only Junior Guide program in Yosemite. Open to youth ages 16-18 with a passion for the outdoors and helping others. 2-4 week sessions.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We are a non-profit! We offer scholarships on a sliding schedule. Please complete our Scholarship Application located on our Forms page.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Lasting Adventures, Inc, is also a leading Guide service within Yosemite National Park. In so doing, we have evolved into the experts in custom family adventures in the Yosemite backcountry. Contact us to schedule a custom Yosemite family adventure that is sure to create memories to last a lifetime!

OTHER CAMP INFO: Lasting Adventures has been recognized as the one Yosemite Guide Service that guides the most people into the Yosemite backcountry.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Weekly Sunday-Friday June-August. See our schedule online!

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Looking for a Chinese speaking guide to join our team in 2015! 

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Active Learning Chess and Video Game Design Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our Active Learning Chess and Video Game Design Camps Website
888-652-4377 or 281-257-0078
ljordan[AT]usachess.com
Over 100 Locations Across the USA

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California
Colorado
Connecticut
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Illinois
Kentucky
Louisiana
Massachusetts
Maryland
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
North Carolina
New Jersey
Nevada
New York
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Texas
Virginia

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Active Learning Services
18911 Forest Bend Creek Way
Spring, TX 77379

CAMPER AGES: 6-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Full and Half Day available. 9am-4pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: We offer Video Game Design and Chess camps. Students of all experience levels are welcome. We train everyone from beginners to advanced.

Create & program a Unique Video Game that you can actually play! Using our custom curriculum, children learn Gamemaker software by YoYo Games, Kodu software by Microsoft, Minecraft or Scratch by MIT as they create their very own video games.

Learn or hone your skills in the art of Chess with the finest chess instructors in North America. Campers experience chess instruction and play in a fun filled environment! Tuition includes trophy, chess set and much more.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Technology, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We have over 100 exceptional locations in more than 25 states. Please visit our website for locations, testimonials, photos and more.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our camps are held at some of the most beautiful private campuses in America. Visit our website to find a location near you.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Active Learning Services, Ltd operates enrichment programs designed to stimulate creative thinking, improve thinking, logic and memory skills and give children "thinking alternatives" to sports camps and other summer programs. Our programs include chess programs and camps thru USA Chess, Our Gamebuilder Video Game Creation Programs and our Active Learning Computer Enrichment Programs.

Our staff is, comprised of the best children's chess instructors in North America! The USA Chess camps are uniquely qualified to cater to the needs of the advanced scholastic player as well as the true beginner. USA Chess hit its first milestone in the summer of 2000 producing the largest chess camp ever held in the United States, with more than 250 students enrolled. What was most surprising, however, was the amount of absolute beginners in attendance - more than 50% of the total enrollment was just starting to play chess. This realization led to the national rollout tour of 100 camps in more than 70 cities. The annual tours have been immensely successful with several thousand campers attending this year alone.

USA Chess thrives on providing a structured environment that is extremely conducive to learning chess. We handpick the best children's chess instructors from all over the United States and bring them to each camp. We believe our team is most effective in teaching chess to children of all ages and levels. The exceptional organization and ever-fun curriculum has fueled much interest from scholastic players and coaches from around the country, prompting them to request USA Chess camps in their areas.

At the same summer camp locations, we also offer the immensely popular Gamebuilder Video Game Creation Camps, The Active Learning Computer Animation Programs, and other Computer Enrichment Programs such as Modding, Networking and Hosting with Minecraft. We now offer seven unique programs in all.

At these camps, children are assigned a computer for the week; they spend the week learning to create their own one-of- a- kind video games in our Gamebuilder Camps, Animation Projects in our Animation Camps, also Modding, Networking and Hosting with Minecraft.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit our website for all session dates, camp choices and fees.

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Miss Brain's Discovery Camps
Santa Clara, California

Visit Our Miss Brain's Discovery Camps Website
408-355-0365
kelli[AT]growingsmartkids.com
463 Fulton Court
Santa Clara, California 95051

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CAMPER AGES: 5-10

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Hands-on math learning for kids with ADHD and learning differences.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Math, Science, Technology, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Our CA south bay area camps are located in Santa Clara near Cupertino. We are just off 280, easily accessible to south bay campers and those in the lower peninsula (Mountain View, etc).

CAMP FACILITIES: Camps take place in a spacious, quirky home with lots of space indoors and out to create, explore, and play. A large backyard and garden space with a Brazilian hammock is ideal for scavenger hunts, water play, building, and just hanging out.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We believe play is the ideal way for kids to tap into their curiosity and love of learning. Creativity, imagination, and exploration are the hallmarks of our transformative summer camps.

Camps are led by Kelli Pearson (aka: Miss Brain), an experienced educator, founder of Growing Smart Kids, and author of Miss Brain's Cool Math Games.

Designed to inspire curious learners and budding innovators, our unique summer day camps invite kids to explore and create what they are most passionate about without fear of mistakes.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: After school classes in math, coding, and engineering. Focus on STEM/S.T.E.A.M for girls.

OTHER CAMP INFO: TIME MACHINE CAMP: Budding inventors, builders, crafters and engineers will take a time machine to the past and get friendly with famous inventors. Then they’ll zoom back to the present, where they use recycled materials and the latest technology to make their own unique inventions.

DISCOVERY MATH CAMP: Scavenger hunts, games, explorations, cooking, knitting, art and outdoor games kick off exciting math discoveries and sharpen math skills. Kids will use math to make a water wall, a giant marble run, toys that move, program a robot ball, and lots more.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Time Machine--Inventions: July 14-18 and August 4-8

Discovery Math Camp: July 28-Aug 1

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Camp Gan Israel- Contra Costa
Danville, CA

Visit Our Camp Gan Israel- Contra Costa Website
925-937-4101
camp[AT]jewishcontracosta.com
The Athenian School
2100 Mt. Diablo Scenic Blvd
Danville, CA 94506

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Camp Gan Israel Office Address is 1671 Newell Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94595

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 3 - 12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Day camp with 2 overnights for grades 3 & up

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Gan Israel offers an exceptional Jewish experience with swimming, sports, arts, two weekly trips and overnight camping. Two, 3-week sessions, June 27- August 4, 2016; 9:00 -3:30 pm, after care options and bus transportation available.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Science, Dance, Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Baseball, Soccer, Gymnastics, Swimming, Martial Arts, Team Sports, Travel, and more. Hula Hooping, Woodworking, Jewelry Beading. Scrapbooking, Nature Hikes, Kosher Cooking, Archery. For Kiddy Camp We Have Tumble Time Express, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Happy Feet Soccer & Music With Ms. Zhanna.

Camp Gan Israel- Contra Costa is a Top Academic Summer Camp located in Danville California offering many fun and educational Academic and other activities, including: Science, Martial Arts, Soccer and more. Camp Gan Israel- Contra Costa is a top Academic Camp for ages: 3 - 12.
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CAMP LOCATION: Camp Gan Israel is located at the Athenian School on the foothills of Mt. Diablo. Every Tuesday & Thursday fantiastic field trips are taken to wonderful acitvities in the Bay Area. Please visit our webiste for lots of camp photos and videos.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp Gan Israel enjoys air-conditioned classrooms with superb sports fields, an archery ranges and swimming pool.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Swimming supervised by certified life guards.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT Leadership program for those entering 7th and 8th grades. New CIT traveling Camp program August 1-4, 2016. A 4-day, 3 night LA overnight to Disneyland & Magic Mountain.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Limited Finiancial Aid available upon application.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camp Gan Israel offers two 3-week sessions. Session 1 is June 27-July 15, 2016, Session 2 is July 18-August 4, 2016. There is a discount for enrolling for all 6 weeks.

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Destination Science
California Location(s)

Visit Our Destination Science Website
888-909-2822
Multiple Locations in CA, NY, WA, TX
CA

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NY, WA, TX

MOST RECENT UPDATE:
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CAMPER AGES: 5 - 11

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Science Day Camps

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Destination Science is proud to partner with other community based organizations to house our program. Our camps are found in New York, California, Washington & Texas.

See our website for complete info: This Website Link.

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Camp Helping Hands
Thousand Oaks, California

Visit Our Camp Helping Hands Website
805-244-5071
info[AT]camphelpinghands.com
California Lutheran University
60 West Olsen Road
Thousand Oaks, California 91360

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
2060-D Avenida de los Arboles #119
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 6-14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Weekdays 9am- 3pm with extended care options available.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Helping Hands is a service-learning summer day camp for kids ages 6-14. Campers learn that they can give back their community - and have fun doing it!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Special needs campers attend our camp, although we do not have a special program outside of what we offer. We do have trained staff in the area of special needs education.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Swimming, Travel, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Helping Hands (CHH) leases space from universities and other institutions that offer the facility space and requirements needed to run our program.

Currently, we care located at California Lutheran University (CLU) is sunny Thousand Oaks, California. The campus is quaint, quiet and serene. With lots of green space and swimming pools, CHH campers have plenty of room to play and have fun in between doing service projects and field trips.

CAMP FACILITIES: CLU offers a swimming pool, large classroom space for indoor projects, open green space for sports and games, and easy access from the freeway.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Helping Hands is a service-learning camp for young children. Service-learning is often confused with community service, but they are different. While volunteerism and community service are components of the service-learning education model, service-learning emphasizes both service and learning and requires participants to use their knowledge and skills to address real-life needs in their own communities. At Camp Helping Hands, campers will achieve this goal by following the four phases of the service-learning process: investigation, planning, taking action, and reflection. When led through this collaborative process, students share and invest their ideas and skills and feel truly committed to the project and to making a difference.

Camp Helping Hands Summer Camps are offered in multiple locations throughout Ventura and Los Angeles counties and provide a fun and safe place for children ages 6 through 14 where they enjoy sports activities, games, swimming, arts and crafts, music, and more. But the real mission behind CHH is showing kids how they can make a difference and have fun doing it. Through engaging inquiry-based lessons and weekly service field trip expeditions, our campers learn leadership skills, develop compassion, and grow confident as they address real-world problems by taking action in their community.

Camp Helping Hands Summer Camps are three-week programs that provide fun and educational service-learning opportunities within several different segments of your community. Each summer program has an overarching theme, and each week of programming supports that theme. For CHH campers to receive the full benefits of service-learning, it is important to embrace this three-week approach, though one and two-week options are available. In addition to each week's service projects and field trips, CHH campers also swim, play sports activities and games, sing songs, do arts and craft projects, and much more.

CHH places campers according to age into four age groups: Junior Helpers (6 and 7), Young Advocates (8 and 9), Super Agents (10 and 11), and Chief Aides (12 and 13/14). Each group contains 15 to 17 campers and is led by three counselors who guide them through age-appropriate activities. Chief Aides, our oldest age group, are counselors-in-training (CIT's). In addition to participating in camp activities like our younger campers, they assist team counselors and camp administration with tasks as needed.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: The Camp Helping Hands Counselor-in-Training (CIT) program is designed for teens 12 and 13 years old and 14- year-olds entering their freshman year of high school. Camp Helping Hands CITs gain new skills as they learn what it is like to work at camp while still participating in fun camp activities.

Registration rates are reduced for CITs, since half of their time is spent helping staff and administration.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Currently no scholarships or aid is offered, though we plan to offer scholarships in the future.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Camp Helping Hands (CHH) began as a summer camp project and has become the premier service-learning summer camp for young children serving the Conejo Valley and surrounding areas. Today, CHH also offers Family Days, a one-day service program designed for parents who wish to serve alongside their children; Holiday Camps, one-week day camps that provide a glimpse of our summer program and occur during school winter and spring breaks; and Host A Camp, an opportunity to license and operate a CHH summer camp in your community.

OTHER CAMP INFO: We are planning to expand to other locations in California and other states. If you are interested in running a Camp Helping Hands we offer affordable licensing options.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session dates and fees vary depending on location and selected package options. For more information about dates and rates, please visit: This Website Link.

10% OFF when you use the Early Bird Promo Code: 10CHH2016 (ex 1/31/2016)

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Staff: Team Counselors

Camp Helping Hands looks for qualified adults (18 and up) to fill our paid staff positions. Some of our paid positions are administrative, but mostly we seek to staff our Team Counselor positions. We will begin accepting applications for Team Counselor positions for the 2014 Summer Camp program in January 2014. Team counselors must be 18 years of age and/or have completed one year of college. Please read all of the information before submitting your application.

Volunteer: Junior Counselors

Take a chance to stand out among the rest and have a great time doing it. Volunteering as a Junior Counselor or as an administrative assistant at Camp Helping Hands is a great way to fulfill the community service requirements you need for college entrance. Plus, you’ll make great friends and have a blast all while you learn new skills and become an active member in your community.

We will begin accepting applications for Junior Counselor positions for the 2014 Summer Camp program in January 2014. Please read all of the information before submitting your application. Teen volunteers must have completed their freshman year of high school.

For more information about employment, please visit: This Website Link.

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A* Summer Computer Science Camp in Bay Area
Santa Clara, CA

Visit Our A* Summer Computer Science Camp in Bay Area Website
registration[AT]starleague.us
2720 Sonoma Place
Santa Clara, CA 95051

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MOST RECENT UPDATE:
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TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Science, Academics, and more. Computer Science Camp

CAMP LOCATION: A* Summer Computer Science Camp is a unique opportunity for interested and talented students to improve their Computer Science skills during summer, where students are guided and trained by an expert faculty via utilizing national and international competitions in a fun and challenging environment. It is a day camp which consists of intensive lectures, practice sessions, USACO mock exams and fun activities.

CAMP FACILITIES: This is a day camp for interested students.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Levels: There will be four levels at the camp: Programming, USACO Bronze, USACO Silver, and USACO Gold.

During the camp, adjustments can be made to the level (depending on space availability) if A* faculty and student agree that a different level would be more beneficial to the student.

Maximum capacity for each class is 16. Our small class size lets us have different learner groups in the same class (ex. beginner, inter, advanced).

Each group may different topics and problems based on their level. We would like to maximize student potential so that we don't limit student learning with lecturing-to-all style teaching. In this way, students can proceed on their own paces.

Curriculum: The students will be equipped with necessary background in lectures and trained with different types of problems to master various problem solving techniques. The classes are problem solving-based and the curriculum is aligned with USA Computing Olympiad (USACO). Lectures are given by A* Faculty and other instructors who have participation and/or training experience in national/internationals Olympiads such as USACO and International Olympiads in Informatics.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
A* Summer CS Camp will be 7 days from July 29th to August 4th, 2013.

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Google's Maker Camp
Available Online

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press[AT]google.com
Online Camp
Available Online

CAMPER AGES: 13-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Science, Technology, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: The Google Makers Camp is entirely online.

The following participating locations are providing internet access for free as well:

Rhode island
Warwick Public Library

New Hampshire
Keene Public Library
Boys & Girls Club of Nashua

Massachusetts
Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston: Jordan Boys and Girls Club
Boston Museum of Science
Duxbury Free Library
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Billerica
Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: A FREE summer camp for building, tinkering and exploring. Online and in your neighborhood!

Kids ages 13-18
July 7th-August 15th, 2014
Daily at 2 PM EST

Register here at This Website Link

Each weekday morning, Maker will post a new project or activity on their Google+ page—30 things to make over six weeks. Each weekday afternoon at 2 PM, tune in to a live Google+ Hangout On Air to meet expert makers who create amazing things.

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Jewish UnCamp
California Location(s)

Visit Our Jewish UnCamp Website
800 473 4801, 718 604 0088
teens[AT]jewishuncamp.org
18 Tahigwa Drive
Dorchester, IA 52140

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OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
New Jersey, California, Minnesota, Iowa

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Jewish UnCamp
c/o Bais Chana Women International
383 Kingston Avenue, Suite 248
Brooklyn, NY 11213

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 15-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Jewish UnCamp is a judgment-free zone for independent-minded Jewish teen girls. It's where you'll have open discussions about everything - from what is true love to what is a soul, from why kosher to why do bad things happen. Fun-lovers can go hiking, biking, water-tubing, kayaking and owl watching. All you creative non-conformists will love the open art studio. Jewish UnCampers say the best part is the girls you meet and the lasting friendships you make because there's nothing superficial getting in the way.

Read more on our website, This Website Link

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Our campsite, Camp Tahigwa, is a gorgeous property in northeastern Iowa, with stunning paths and dazzling open fields that glow at dusk. Fly into Minneapolis/St Paul Airport and meet up with our charter bus to the property. The campsite is a three hour drive from Milwaukee, Chicago and Minneapolis.

CAMP FACILITIES: Bunk Houses, recreation/dining hall, classroom, art studio, a beautiful creek for water tubing, a frisbee course, zipline, rappeling tower, canoeing and miles of biking trails nearby.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Jewish UnCamp is open to Jewish girls from all backgrounds, from those who have no experience with Jewish customs and texts to those who have significant experience. Our approach is Chabad, with its emphasis on understanding the unique Divine mission we each have in creation.

The Jewish UnCamp is a project of Bais Chana Women International, an award-winning Women's Empowerment organization that empowers Jewish women of all ages and from across the Jewish spectrum, with Jewish education, guidance and support. Read more about BCWI on This Website Link

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership and Scholar Programs.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships, Internships and Financial Aid available.

OTHER CAMP INFO: With over three thousand years of Jewish wisdom to tap into, it’s going to be an interesting few weeks. Find out about true love, Jewish medical ethics, the human psyche, the nature of the soul, what do Jews believe, why is Israel important, why kosher, what do dreams mean, what about faith, free will, destiny and reincarnation, what’s Shabbat for, what’s the key to happiness, what about other religions, why do bad things happen to good people…and more. No topic and no question is off limits.

This isn’t someone else’s agenda, it’s yours.

We also go hiking, biking, canoeing, tubing, rappelling, ziplining and do ceramics, painting, multi-media art projects, stained glass, graphology, drumming, teambuilding, owl-watching and service projects.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 29-July 20, 2017. See our website for fees and scholarship information.

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Biola Youth Academics
La Mirada, California

Visit Our Biola Youth Academics Website
562-777-4010
wanda.sabia[AT]biola.edu
14540 San Cristobal Dr.
La Mirada, California 90639

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CAMPER AGES: Grades 1 - 12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Mon-Fri: 9am - 4pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Pre-Algebra, Life Science, Arts of the Masters, Creative Writing, Film 1, Film 2, Public Speaking, Forensic Science. Professional instruction in a fun and engaging atmosphere.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Math, Science, Academics, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in La Mirada, CA, 20 minutes from Disneyland, at or adjacent to Biola University.

CAMP FACILITIES: A multipurpose room serves as a large classroom, with plenty of room for activities. Neighboring our classroom, is the historical setting of Neff Park, where students will eat lunch and play during their breaks.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session 1: June 23-26 Pre-Algebra 9am-12pm and Life Science 1pm-4pm

Session 2: July 13-17 Arts of the Masters 9am-12pm, Creative Writing 1pm-4pm and Film 1 9am-4pm

Session 3: July 20-24 Public Speaking 9am-12pm, Forensic Science 1pm-4pm and Film 2 9am-4pm

Session 4: July 27-July 30 Get Ready for Grades 1-6, and Jr High Writing and Math skills 9am-3:30pm

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Kennolyn Camps
Soquel, California

Visit Our Kennolyn Camps Website
(831) 479-6714
camps[AT]kennolyn.com
8205 Glen Haven Rd.
Soquel, California 95073

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CAMPER AGES: 1st through 9th graders

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Science, Dance, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Team Sports, Adventure, and more. Fencing, Ropes Courses, Climbing, Trapeze, Archery, & Riflery.

CAMP LOCATION: Kennolyn Camps is located 80 miles South of San Francisco, CA and just 15 minutes outside of Santa Cruz, CA on 300 acres in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

CAMP FACILITIES: Please see our website for more information.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Kennolyn Camps is located in the redwoods of Santa Cruz, bordering Nisene Marks State Park. The resident camp is held at the Stone Creek Village property and is designed to represent an old western town complete with a lumber company, a train depot, a mayor's office, and a lodge. Activities include a ropes course, BMX And mountain biking, climbing wall, surfing, trapeze, archery, basketball, baseball, golf, tennis, volleyball, board diving, fencing, arts and crafts, horseback riding, vaulting, riflery, scrapbooking, journaling, martial arts, silk painting, skin diving, swimming, water polo, and more. Campers live in cabins with adult counselors to supervise. For two week sessions there are trips to the beach to complete the well rounded program.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Kennolyn Camps has a three year leadership program. CILT (camper in leadership training) is year one, CIT (counselor in training) for year two, and lastly JC (junior counselor) is year three. Please see our website for more information.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: A limited number of camperships are available through the Max and Marion Caldwell Foundation. Please see our website for more information.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Kennolyn Camps hosts a Spring and a Fall family camp that offers comfortable lodging, great community, and lots of activities for the whole family. See our website for more information.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Kennolyn Camps offers a Spring camp (both resident camp and day camp) as well events on Easter weekend and Halloween weekend. Please see our website for more information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please see our website for more information.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Please see our website for more jobs information.  Thanks!

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Amplify Sleep Away Camp For Girls
Ojai, California

Visit Our Amplify Sleep Away Camp For Girls Website
805-861-8128
girlsrocksb[AT]gmail.com
10820 Reeves Road
Ojai, California 93023

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CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 10-17 year s old

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: What is Amplify Sleep Away Camp?

Amplify Sleep Away Camp is a unique overnight summer program (offered for four weeks during the summer) where girls 10-17 years old choose a creative arts track and learn amazing skills while working together, taking fun and creative workshops and developing self-esteem tools.

What are the different tracks to choose from?

Amplify Sleep Away Camp offers three different tracks:

The Music Track: Learn an instrument (vocals, guitar, bass, drums, or keys), form a band, write an original song, and perform to a sold out crowd of friends and family)
The Photography and Film Making Track: Girls learn extensive photography and film making skills. Highlights include filming and directing a music video and learning photo editing Each student will have an opportunity to have their piece published online and to start building a professional portfolio.

The Journalism Track: Learn the ins and outs of journalism. Each student will have an opportunity to have their piece published online and to start building a professional portfolio.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Technology, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Swimming, and more.

Amplify Sleep Away Camp For Girls  is a Top Academic Summer Camp located in Ojai California offering many fun and educational Academic and other activities, including: Technology, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography and more. Amplify Sleep Away Camp For Girls  is a top Academic Camp for ages: 10-17 year s old.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located 90 miles North of Los Angeles, CA on 200 beautiful acres of wilderness.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have two state of the art dormitories, an outdoor pool, all air conditioned facilities, recreation/dining hall, amphitheater, movie theater, and can accommodate all special meal needs ( dairy-free, vegan, vegetarian.)

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Music LESSONS

Campers choose one instrument to focus on for the week out of vocals, drums, guitar, bass, keys, or DJ. All instruction takes place in small group lessons and is led by experienced and enthusiastic female musicians. Private lessons are available for the girls to sign up for every evening.

BAND PRACTICE

The bands have band practice every day. During band practice, band members work together to write a song and practice playing as an ensemble. Band coaches help bands with the writing process, facilitate the rehearsals, and answer questions as necessary. Band counselors help guide campers and smooth out any bumps along the way.

WORKSHOPS

Throughout the week, workshops are held on a variety of interesting, helpful, and awesome topics! Some workshops include: Ropes Course, Music History, Zine and Comic-Making, Screen Printing, DJ-ing, Performance Anxiety, Beatboxing, DIY Recording, Button-Making, Video-Making, Songwriting, Self-Defense, Alternative Instruments, and more.
Meals

Food, glorious food! All meals are delicious and included. Breakfast is typically served between 7:00–8:00 am; lunch is around 12:00 pm; and dinner is usually around 6:00 pm. This is subject to change, so please keep your ears perked throughout the day for announcements to make sure you don’t miss a meal. We offer both vegan and omnivore options and healthy snacks are available throughout the day.

LUNCHTIME PERFORMANCES

Every day a different band plays a live set for the girls and then sticks around to take questions. In our end of program survey this was a major highlight for the girls. They learned about different genres of music and had a fun time listening to the bands and getting to engage in meaningful discussions with the visiting artists.

FINAL SHOWCASE

At the end of the camp week, each band performs its original songs at the Final Showcase concert for friends, families, and fans. The showcase begins Saturday at 11:00 am sharp at the amphitheater. Make sure to arrive with plenty of time to park by the dorms so our staff can lead you down to the show. If you’re able, we would love if camper families joined us for an optional picnic lunch (bring your own lunches, please!) and final sendoff after the show.

THE FACILITY

Girls Rock SB is very lucky to be hosting Amplify Sleep Away Camp at such an exquisite facility. Set in the mountains of Ojai, California, Ojai Valley High School boasts one of the best views in Ventura County. The girls will have private, air-conditioned residence halls, a private pool, a movie theatre for evening films, and delicious meals provided ( vegan, vegetarian , lactose free, we offer it all) . Dormitories are supervised by dorm "parents." Campers will typically share a dorm room with one other girl. We utilize two different dormitories and separate the girls by age. 10-12 year old's in one dorm and 13-17 year old's in another.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Are you a high school senior looking to fulfill your community service hours? Every summer we choose a handful of high school students to intern with us. If this is something you are interested in please contact us.

We’re so excited to launch an intern program this year! This is a special opportunity for older, experienced teen musicians to get more involved behind the scenes at camp, develop leadership skills, and transition into becoming a GRSB volunteer or organizer in the future.

A limited number of intern positions are available to high school seniors. Interns will have the option of forming an “Intern Band,” rehearsing during the camp week, and performing at the showcase. They do not receive instrument instruction but they may be asked to assist instructors and workshop facilitators. They will be required to be part of our general support crew and roadie crew during camp week. Interns do not pay tuition.

Learn more here This Website Link

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition is $999 per camper for each week of camp. Limited financial aid is available to those in need. Any Girls Rock SB tuition above and beyond $325 is considered a donation.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We also have a day camp called Girls Rock SB located in Santa Barbara, CA. You can find more information on day camp here This Website Link

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: This Website Link

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
WHEN AND WHERE: Enrollment is NOW OPEN. Register at: This Website Link

Session 1
Monday, July 4–Saturday, July 9
Ojai Valley School
10820 Reeves Road, Ojai, CA 93023
Showcase: Saturday, July 9 at the campus; begins at 11:00am. Bring a picnic and enjoy a picnic lunch with your camper before leaving. Girls Rock SB Camp Phone 805-861-8128

Session 2
Monday, July 11–Saturday, July 16
Ojai Valley School
10820 Reeves Road, Ojai, CA 93023
Showcase: Saturday, July 16 at the campus; begins at 11:00am. Bring a picnic and enjoy a picnic lunch with your camper before leaving. Girls Rock SB Camp Phone 805-861-8128

Session 3
Monday, July 18–Saturday, July 23
Ojai Valley School
10820 Reeves Road, Ojai, CA 93023
Showcase: Saturday, July 23 at the campus; begins at 11:00am. Bring a picnic and enjoy a picnic lunch with your camper before leaving. Girls Rock SB Camp Phone 805-861-8128

Session 4
Monday, July 25–Saturday, July 30
Ojai Valley School
10820 Reeves Road, Ojai, CA 93023
Showcase: Saturday, July 30 at the campus; begins at 11:00am. Bring a picnic and enjoy a picnic lunch with your camper before leaving. Girls Rock SB Camp Phone 805-861-8128

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Summer Adventures at Rancho Los Cerritos
Long Beach, California

Visit Our Summer Adventures at Rancho Los Cerritos Website
562-570-1755
marie.barnidge-mcintyre[AT]longbeach.gov
4600 N. Virginia Road
Long Beach, California 90807

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CAMPER AGES: 6-11

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Weekdays, 10 AM - 2 PM. 3 sessions: Vaquero Adventures: July 14-18, Old Time Adventures: July 21-25, Adobe Adventures: July 28-August 1.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Fine Arts/Crafts, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located one block West of Long Beach Boulevard, and just South of Del Amo Boulevard, in the Los Cerritos neighborhood of Long Beach.

CAMP FACILITIES: Most camp activities take place in the gardens and courtyards of the beautiful and historic Temple/Bixby home, an original adobe structure dating to the late 1800s. Through a sustained community effort, the site has many original items, and has been preserved and restored professionally to help create an authentic experience for visitors.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The program, now in its 8th year, provides affordable, well supervised, and engaging historic activities, games, and craft projects on the beautiful grounds of the Temple/Bixby adobe, one of the oldest structures in Long Beach. In addition to sack and three legged races, cow chipping, and charades, children will also create a variety of take home crafts like tooled leather, tin punch lanterns, and herb sachets.

The camp's programs create a fun and festive atmosphere for participants, yet still help to shape some understanding about living and working in Old California. Each week has a unique focus, and some themed activities, but also will include many of the fun things kids look forward to who come for multiple weeks.

Example activities include herding, leather tooling, sack races, charades, songs & stories, cowboy vests, croquet, boot craft, Western dancing, tissue paper flowers, tin punch lanterns, making adobe, and mud pies.

The camp is staffed by trained teenage volunteers who have an established involvement with the Rancho, and who are supervised by Dr. Meighan Maguire, PhD in Communications from UCSD.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:

A limited number of scholarships are available, thanks to a grant from the Josephine S. Gumbiner Foundation. Please contact the education office at Rancho Los Cerritos at (562) 570-1755 for an application. The scholarship pays for half of the registration fee.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: The Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site has regular docent-guided and living history tours throughout the year.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:

Weekdays, 10 AM - 2 PM. 3 sessions:

Vaquero Adventures: July 14-18
Old Time Adventures: July 21-25
Adobe Adventures: July 28-August 1

$90 per child per week.

Download the application at:
This Website Link

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
There are a limited number of volunteer positions which tend to go to local teenagers who are already knowledgeable about the Rancho. Please call to inquire.

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QuantumCamp
California Location(s)

Visit Our QuantumCamp Website
qcsummer[AT]quantumcamp.com
Several California Locations
California

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Palo Alto, CA
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San Mateo, CA
Fremont, CA

CAMPER AGES: Grades 1-9

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Cultivate a love of learning in your student at QC Summer Camp! Come for one, two, or three weeks and have fun while learning a few things in our science and math programs.

All camps are hands-on, experiment-based, and students are guided to conduct experiments and projects which facilitate their own discoveries in math and science.

These discoveries help to bring out the natural curiosity and a love of learning we all have. Students are excited about math and science when they leave QuantumCamp. They will be refreshed for going back to school in the fall and families tell us that their students become more active in their regular school classes after coming to QC.

Students come to camp for full days. Half of the day is science and the other half is math.

We take breaks for games, teacher-led science demos, joke telling time, free play, and lunch.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Math, Science, Technology, Academics, and more.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Math and Science counselors needed for summer 2016. Please visit our website for more information. This Website Link

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PRIDE Learning Center: Newport Beach
Newport Beach, California

Visit Our PRIDE Learning Center: Newport Beach Website
(949) 891-0125
info[AT]pridelearningcenter.com
4000 Birch Street #113
Newport Beach, California 92660

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 4486
Mission Viejo, CA 92692

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Weekly camps for children with learning disabilities and related difficulties such as dyslexia, auditory processing, visual processing, ADHD, autism and other learning differences. We are specialists in Orton-Gillingham, multi-sensory reading approach. Super fun one-on-one summer programs!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: PRIDE Learning Center offers week long camps from June - August. We offer morning sessions from 9:00am - 12:00pm Monday - Friday or afternoon sessions 12:30pm - 3:30pm Monday - Friday.

Our Daily Schedule looks like this:

9:00 - 10:00 Orton-Gillingham Reading Instruction
10:00 - 10:30 Written Expression
10:30 - 11:00 Snack, Fun and Movement
11:00 - 12:00 Orton-Gillingham Reading Instruction

Tuition is $1125/ weekly

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, and more. Reading, Writing & Comprehension

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Summer is the perfect time to catch up and get ahead! At PRIDE Learning Center we offer a fantastic summer program to give students a GIANT boost in their weakest areas. Our summer program is the most popular program of the year! PRIDE'S teachers are all credentialed and certified in Orton-Gillingham methodology.

This intensive one-on-one reading and writing program utilizes our multi-sensory, phonemic, Orton-Gillingham approach that we at PRIDE Learning Center are experts at. This program helps students in a way that a regular summer school program would not. Students progress one entire reading level in 4-5 weeks!

Students attend Monday - Friday from 9:00am - 12:00pm or 12:30 - 3:30pm.

You can sign up for any weeks between June and August to accommodate busy schedules and traveling families. For best results, we recommend 4-5 uninterrupted weeks.

PRIDE'S fun-filled yet intensive one-on-one reading program has become so popular that we even draw families from all over the globe. Recent students have come to PRIDE from China, Japan, Saudi Arabia, France, England, Canada, Puerto Rico and Dubai.

Kids LOVE coming to PRIDE!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Sign up for any weeks between June - August. Sessions are 9:00 - 12:00 or 12:30 - 3:30 Monday - Friday.

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Urban Adventure Camps
Oakland, California

Visit Our Urban Adventure Camps Website
510-339-0676
info[AT]urbanadventurecamps.com
5660 College Ave
Oakland, California 94610

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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: A day camp that takes daily field trips to the Bay Areas Best locations. Camps are subject oriented to meet the interest of the specific camper. Camps are small groups that navigate to bay using public transportation to increase confidence and independence. Come Explore with Us!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Science, Technology, Academics, Fine Arts/Crafts, Sailing, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, and more. Field Trips, History, Art, Physics, Biology, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Ropes Course

CAMP LOCATION: We meet at Rockridge BART station in Oakland and travel out to the Bay Area's best museums, science centers, urban attractions, and activities. Every day, we are out and about all day exploring the Bay Area for the duration of camp. Camp begins at 8AM when we meet, plot our trip and take off on our adventure. Camp ends at 4PM when we return to our starting point for pick-up or post day care.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our facilities are the cities around us (i.e. museums, parks, transit, etc.)

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Urban Adventure Camps is unique week-long day camp that takes campers on fun, educational fields trip adventures every day of the week. Camp begins each morning where campers meet their group to begin and plot their day's adventure. Groups visit the Bay Area's best museums, parks, galleries, science centers, and various other urban attractions and city centers. Public transportation is used to travel between locations, thereby developing the campers knowledge and confidence when traveling within a city. We offer seven different sessions for campers with focusing on one of the following subject areas: physics/technology, biology/natural science, history, active, and art. We hope to see you this summer! Check us out at This Website Link

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships are availabel through the application on our signup page (This Website Link).

OTHER CAMP INFO: Pre and post day care available. See our site for information (www.urbanadventurecamps.com).

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
We offer weekly camps from early June to late August. Camp cost is $425/week (scholarships are available). All entrance fees, transportation costs and two snacks per day are included in camp cost.

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Sessions Songwriting Summer Camps
Santa Monica, California

Visit Our Sessions Songwriting Summer Camps Website
310-828-8909
info[AT]sessionssongwriting.com
3030 Nebraska Ave
Suite 301B
Santa Monica, California 90404

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CAMPER AGES: 7-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Mon-Fri 10am-2pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Musical Theater, Music/Band, and more. Songwriting, Auditioning.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in sunny Santa Monica, CA next to New Roads School just northwest of Olympic Blvd and Centinela.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our bright and sunny 3rd floor studio houses 2 full size pianos and a full size keyboard, as well as plenty of other instruments and a performance stage.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The seed of Sessions Songwriting and Music sprung to life in 2007 when its founder, Lauren Bruns, was discussing with a good friend and mother of two that there was a gaping hole in many of the musical programs offered in Los Angeles. Not one school was offering a songwriting component in which kids could express themselves through words and music simultaneously.

Lauren knew firsthand how songwriting benefited her life as a young adult and set out on a mission to create an easy-to-follow curriculum that inspired kids of all musical levels to create and express themselves through original lyrics and music. Our summer camps are led by real musicians who encourage kids to be creative while learning and having fun.

Sessions teachers are graduates of USC, Berklee and other performing arts programs.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Refer a friend and both of you will get our "friend discount"!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We offer private music lessons, occasional group lesson sessions and an a cappella group year-round.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
All camps are $375 plus a one-time $25 registration fee. Camps are weekly from June 22-August 14. See our website for full details.

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Broadway Gymnastic School Summer Camps
Los Angeles, California

Visit Our Broadway Gymnastic School Summer Camps Website
310-302-0035
hedillin[AT]aol.com
Info[AT]BroadwayGym.com
5433 Beethoven Street
Los Angeles, California 90066

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CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: Kinder Camp 3.5-5 Years, Youth Camp 5-12 years, Special Education Camp Ages 5+

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily: 9am-3pm, Kinder Camp (3.5-5 years): 9am-12:30pm, Before & Aftercare 8am-9am & 3pm-5:30pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Our spectacular gymnastics and sports camp incorporates exercise and education into a fun-filled day program. Gymnastics is paired with a variety of sports, arts, drama, field trips, and an exciting array of activities to captivate all ages until the camper goes home at 12:30 or 3pm. Before and after care is available and can be arranged at registration.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Special Education Summer Camps Available

1st Step Camp - Ages: 5-10 Years
Jr/Sr Camp - Ages: 11 & Up

Special Needs Sign-up Procedures: Please call Ose at (310) 450-0035 x32

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Cheerleading, Weightloss, Soccer, Gymnastics, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Youth, Kinder, Team & Special Education Camps Available.

CAMP LOCATION: This Website Link

DIRECTIONS FROM SANTA MONICA: Travel Southeast on LINCOLN BLVD. Turn LEFT on W. JEFFERSON BLVD. Turn LEFT onto BEETHOVEN STREET.

HIGHWAY DIRECTIONS- Travel Southeast on LINCOLN BLVD. Turn LEFT onto OLYMPIC BLVD. Take I-10 E towards LOS ANGELES. Take I-405 S. to the 90 E. (Marina Freeway) Turn LEFT on CENTINELA. Turn RIGHT on JEFFERSON BLVD. Turn RIGHT on BEETHOVEN.

CAMP FACILITIES: MODERN FACILITY: Broadway Gymnastic School is a stateof-the-art gymnastics and children’s fitness facility offering all equipment used in the Olympics as well as trampolines, mini tramp, tumble trak, creative obstacle courses and the zip-line (a favorite among our campers). We also have an activity room, lunch room, arts & crafts room, dance studio and free wi-fi.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our spectacular gymnastics and sports camp incorporates exercise and education into a fun-filled day program. Gymnastics is paired with a variety of sports, arts, drama, field trips, and an exciting array of activities captivates all ages until the camper goes home at 12:30 or 3pm. Before and after care is available and can be arranged at registration.

ACTIVITIES/TRIPS: Gymnastics is the foundation of our 2015 fitness day camp activities. Ball sports, swimming, arts and crafts, drama, music and dance round out the curriculum. We are also known for our educational field trips: Kid Concepts, Whale Watching, Sky Zone, Aquarium of the Pacific, California Science Center and Adventureplex.

Dance, music, art and science activities are scheduled throughout the summer. Campers get the chance to try new activities, discover new talents and gain confidence in themselves. Other special themed days include Bring- A-Friend Day, Karaoke, bounce houses, zip-lining, plus Water Days filled with water balloon activities and swimming adventures. At the end of each week BGS will host a Friday Night Traffic Jam Party from 3-3:30pm!

EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS: Your child’s day will begin with gymnastics. Our training emphasizes the educational as well as the physical benefits of gymnastics such as concentration, self-discipline, psychological and emotional development, social adjustment and artistic expression. Positive feedback is constantly given so the camper not only develops good physical functioning of the body, but also gains self-confidence, self-respect, grace and poise. A customized curriculum has been designed for campers with special needs.

STAFF: The staff is headed by Broadway Gymnastic School Owners and Directors, Michael & Mary Cates and Facilities Manager & Camp Supervisor J.T. Moyé. Camp programs designed by the Cates are applauded by parents for the educational benefits, safety standards and enjoyment their children receive during the program. J.T. has been an integral part of the Camp program for many years, he has a B.F.A. in Acting from the University of Connecticut and has had an accomplished career in the Theatre on Broadway.

Camp staff have backgrounds in child development, physical education, psychology and recreation as well as gymnastics. All staff are first aid & USAG certified. Broadway’s first rate staff & our commitment to our students makes certain all campers get the most out of each day!

COMPETITIVE TRAINING: An innovative summer training program has been designed for our pre-competitive and competitive gymnasts. World-class coaches train boys and girls for all levels of competition. Videotaping, dance and gymnastic related outings are planned for enrichment and cross training. We welcome competitive gymnasts who are vacationing in Los Angeles to join us.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We created our Coach in Training (CIT) program for children ages 10-15 years as a way to transition older campers. It is an excellent opportunity for campers to gain valuable work experience and foster responsibility.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Our spectacular gymnastics and sports camp incorporates exercise and education into a fun-filled day program. Gymnastics paired with other sports as well as art, drama, fieldtrips, and swimming ensures children will get the most out of each day. Camp begins at 9am and is filled with an exciting array of activities to captivate all ages until the camper goes home at 12:30 or 3pm. We offer flexible scheduling as well as before (8am-9am) and aftercare (3pm-5:30pm) for youth campers.

Youth Camp
Ages: 5-12
Hours: 9am-3pm

Kinder Camp
Ages 3½-5
Hours: 9am-12:30pm

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We have been "helping children grow" since 1979. There is a place for everyone at BGS, whether your child wants to learn a new sport, stay in shape, has special needs or hopes to become an Olympic competitor. Known for our safe and nurturing environment, our instructors are caring professionals trained to encourage your child to have fun while participating in our motivating gymnastic program.

Our 29,000 sq. ft. facility offers you dynamic gymnastic classes, spectacular birthday parties, memorable camps and much more all year long. As educators in special education and gymnastics for over 30 years, our personal care and involvement will ensure that your child receives a positive and productive experience.

Health and fitness is the gift of life and Broadway Gymnastic School welcomes you to enjoy our facility and the sport of gymnastics. All our programs are educationally based and we offer a wide variety of physical education services. Please contact our office for more information. Our staff will be happy to assist you. Thank you for choosing the best gym for children in LA! (KNBC News)

OTHER CAMP INFO: This Website Link

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Download Registration form/Session Dates/ Fees: This Website Link

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:

COACH IN TRAINING PROGRAM
We created our Coach in Training (CIT) program for children ages 10-15 years as a way to transition older campers. It is an excellent opportunity for campers to gain valuable work experience and foster responsibility.

For employment info please visit: This Website Link.

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Camp Woolman
Nevada City, CA

Visit Our Camp Woolman Website
530-273-3183 X11
camp[AT]woolman.org
13075 Woolman Ln.
Nevada City, CA 95959

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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Coed/Residential/Wilderness Tripping.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Quaker

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Woolman offers overnight programs for kids age 9-14 and teens age 15-16. It is located in the foothills near Grass Valley and Nevada City, CA. Children attend our programs here from Auburn, Tahoe, Sacramento, the San Francisco Bay Area and other parts of Northern California.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Science, Fine Arts/Crafts, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Nevada City in the foothills of the Tahoe National Forest, only 60 minutes Northeast of Sacramento. The beautiful Yuba River is only a 10 minute drive away, and endless Wilderness destinations are at our fingertips!

CAMP FACILITIES: Our 200 acre property contains forest land, a swimming pond, activity fields and hiking trails. We have 14 cabins, a dining hall, meetinghouse and a large community garden attached to our farm lands and orchard.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Summer Camp - Ages 8-14: Campers come for 1 week or two week session (and some for 3, 4, or 5 weeks!) and go on wilderness trips. Each week there are 3 day, 2 night trips to Tahoe, the Sierra Buttes, and/or the Yuba River.

Teen Leadership Camp - Ages 15-16: These exciting programs takes the Summer Camp experience to a whole new level for 15 and 16 year olds: We offer a two-week hiking program, a one-week farming and cooking program, and a two-week bike repair and bike touring program.

Hiking Program (Two weeks): TLCers will spend two days bonding, learning about their trip, and preparing for hiking. They and their trip leaders will then embark on a 10-day backpacking trip along the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). They will then return to camp, and will have two days of closure at the end.

Farming & Cooking Program (One week): TLCers will spend their week working in Woolman's organic garden, learning about farming, plants and the farm to table journeys of the food we eat. They will learn nutrition and cooking skills as they prepare many of their meals with the fruits and vegetables harvested.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS:
Teen Leadership Camp - Ages 15-16.
CIT Program - Age 17+

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer financial aid, please see our website for more information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
See our website for current rates.

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Camp ARF
Walnut Creek, CA

Visit Our Camp ARF Website
925-296-3152
youth[AT]arf.net
Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation
2890 Mitchell Dr.
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

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CAMPER AGES: Grades 1-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, and more. Humane Education

CAMP LOCATION: We are located near the Shadelands Business Park in Walnut Creek, California.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our camps utilize all aspects of our campus including our Learning Center interactive museum, dog training pavilion, and veterinary clinic.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp ARF is a wonderful experience for all animal lovers from first to twelfth grade! Each day includes lessons, crafts, games, and interaction with ARF's Pet Hug Pack therapy animals. ARF offers a variety of themed camps during the Summer. Please visit our website for more information and to register!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Camp ARF is offered at various times year-round. ARF also offers a variety of Humane Education Programs.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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PRIDE Learning Center: San Diego
San Diego, California

Visit Our PRIDE Learning Center: San Diego Website
(866) 774-3342
info[AT]pridelearningcenter.com
3813 Governor Drive
San Diego, California 92122

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 4486
Mission Viejo, CA 92690

CAMPER AGES: 5-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: PRIDE Learning Center offers week long camps from June - August. We offer morning sessions from 9:00am - 12:00pm Monday - Friday or afternoon sessions 12:30pm - 3:30pm Monday - Friday. All sessions are One-on-One.

Our Daily Schedule looks like this:

9:00 - 10:00 Orton-Gillingham Reading Instruction
10:00 - 10:30 Written Expression
10:30 - 11:00 Snack, Fun and Movement
11:00 - 12:00 Orton-Gillingham Reading Instruction

Tuition is $1125/ weekly

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Weekly camps for children with learning disabilities and related difficulties such as dyslexia, auditory processing, visual processing, ADHD, autism and other learning differences. We are specialists in Orton-Gillingham, multi-sensory reading approach.

Super fun one-on-one summer programs!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, and more. Reading, Writing & Comprehension

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Summer is the perfect time to catch up and get ahead! At PRIDE Learning Center we offer a fantastic summer program to give students a GIANT boost in their weakest areas. Our summer program is the most popular program of the year! PRIDE'S teachers are all credentialed and certified in Orton-Gillingham methodology.

This intensive one-on-one reading and writing program utilizes our multi-sensory, phonemic, Orton-Gillingham approach that we at PRIDE Learning Center are experts at. This program helps students in a way that a regular summer school program would not. Students progress one entire reading level in 4-5 weeks!

Students attend Monday - Friday from 9:00am - 12:00pm or 12:30 - 3:30pm.

You can sign up for any weeks between June and August to accommodate busy schedules and traveling families. For best results, we recommend 4-5 uninterrupted weeks.

PRIDE'S fun-filled yet intensive one-on-one reading program has become so popular that we even draw families from all over the globe. Recent students have come to PRIDE from China, Japan, Saudi Arabia, France, England, Canada, Puerto Rico and Dubai.

Kids LOVE coming to PRIDE!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Sign up for any weeks between June - August. Sessions are 9:00 - 12:00 or 12:30 - 3:30 Monday - Friday.

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Camp Mendocino
Mendocino, California

Visit Our Camp Mendocino Website
415-445-5477
camperapplication[AT]kidsclub.org
Mendocino, California

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CAMPER AGES: 8-14 year-olds, plus a teen program for 15-17 year-olds.

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 10 day residential camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Camp Mendocino is a program of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Science, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 3.5 miles North of San Francisco, CA on 200 acres in a redwood forest. We provide transportation to and from San Francisco on the first and last days of Camp.

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers sleep in cabins (or if they are really lucky teepees) with a staff member in each cabin or teepee. Cabins/teepees have six bunk beds and are solid wood structures with canvas flaps covering the windows and the door. Each tribe has a set of brand new bathrooms with individual restrooms and showers.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: For over 80 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco has been providing this creative, fun and supportive camping experience for youth ages eight to 18. We surround our kids with positive role models 24-hours a day to provide the love and encouragement they need to realize their full potential.

Located in a 2,000 acre beautiful redwood forest three and half hours north of San Francisco, Camp Mendocino offers programs that are clearly unique to those offered at our nine Clubhouses in San Francisco. As with all of our programs at Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco, kids learn respect for others and themselves and are given opportunities to learn, grow and succeed.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We have a LIT program for teens 15-17. It is a job readiness program in which teens participate in various workshops (i.e., resume writing), as well as shadow different jobs at Camp. Teens attend Camp for free and have the opportunity to earn a stipend. For more information please visit our website at: This Website Link

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships are widely available to all those who apply. Camp Mendocino is a program of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco. We believe every child should have the opportunity to experience Camp.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Camp2College (C2C) is a year round program for teens that excelled in the Leaders in Training (LIT) program. The program focuses on preparing youth for the future and post-secondary education. Teens attend monthly workshops on topics ranging from college applications and professions in nonprofits, as well as participate in a range of volunteer opportunities.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For more information about Camp dates and fees please visit our website, at This Website Link

Session 1 (Project Avary/Project Trailblazer): This session is comprised of two separate groups that are by invitation only

Session 2 (Project Noyo-military exclusive): June 30-July 8

Session 3: July 8-July 17

Session 4: July 19-July 28

Session 5: July 28-August 6

Session 6: August 6-August 14

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
At Camp Mendocino, we employ approximately 80 adult staff. The following staff characteristics are the most important for success at Camp Mendocino: high energy, a strong work ethic, teamwork, flexibility, patience, strong values, and a passion for serving youth!

Our mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.

For a complete listing of open positions please visit our website at: This Website Link.

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Spring 2015 Youth Media And Tech Camps
San Diego, California

Visit Our Spring 2015 Youth Media And Tech Camps Website
Tel 619.230.1938
Fax 619.230.1937
2921 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, California 92104

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CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Spring 2015 Youth Media And Tech Camps Video

CAMPER AGES: 6-13

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Discover the possibilities of filmmaking and beyond!

Explore character, composition, and sound as you create a series of hands-on video projects. This camp provides many possibilities of creative media making.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Technology, Theater, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: • Work with live-action video, stop-motion animation, interactive media and design, sound recording, digital photography, and more.
• Use software such as iStopMotion, GarageBand, and iMovie.
• Every week-long camp ends with a screening and exhibition for family and friends!

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships: Need-based scholarships are available.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
SPRING 2015 CAMP DATES:
March 30-April 3: 1st-3rd grade & 4th-7th grade
April 6-10: 1st-3rd grade & 4th-7th grade
April 13-17: 1st-3rd grade & 4th-7th grade
April 20 – 24: 1st-3rd grade & 4th-7th grade

**Note: Interesting in Summer 2015 Youth Media Camps as well? To sign up on-line please visit: This Website Link

COST:
$195 Members / $225 General

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Mariposa Day Camp
Altadena, California

Visit Our Mariposa Day Camp Website
626-677-2303
bcolomb[AT]girlscoutsla.org
615 E. Mariposa St
Altadena, California 91001

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
101 E. Wheeler Ave.
Arcadia, Ca 91006

CAMPER AGES: Grades K-6

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily 9am - 4pm, before and after camp care available

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Girl Scouts

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Mariposa is an oasis from urban life, nestled in the foothills of Altadena. Camp activities include arts & crafts, singing songs, team building, low ropes elements, a gaga court, a kids’ kitchen, and water play for those warm days. We are a Girl Scout camp, so Girl Scout badges will be earned through the summer, but no Girl Scout experience is required. Camp begins June 15th, 2015 and runs until August 14th, 2015. A new session starts every Monday!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: We provide a warm, engaging environment that appreciates what each camper brings to the camp experience. Contact us to ask about your camper's specific needs!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Science, Technology, Dance, Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Gaga Court, Low Ropes Elements, Kids Kitchen Each Week, Each Week Will Have A Different Theme!! Each Theme Covers A Different Cool Interest Including Performing, Writing, Video Game Technology, Outdoor Cooking & Much More!

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Altadena, California right off the 210 freeway. Thirteen miles from downtown Los Angeles.

CAMP FACILITIES: Mariposa Day Camp, located in Altadena, offers themed weeks with several different emphases for girls to choose from. Girls participate in new and traditional Girl Scouts activities while making new friends, developing self-esteem and making lasting memories. Introducing new and exciting activities this summer such as a brand new gaga court, low ropes and team building activities plus kids kitchen which gives each girl the opportunity to prepare a fun and different snack each week. The themes for each week provide additional activities and enjoyment for the campers. All day camps include daily snacks, a camp souvenir, any badges earned, and a 4X6 camp group photo. Camp hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We also have before and after care beginning at 7:00am and ending at 6:00pm. All sessions serve grade K-6. For more information please contact Brianna Colomb at bcolomb[AT]girlscoutsla.org.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Creativity, Inc.
June 15¬¬–19
Grades K–6 $160
Let your creativity shine! Explore all the ways you can express yourself through art. We will be learning about painting, tie dying, drawing, and more. Campers will work with a visiting artist on their masterpieces. On Friday the Camp Mariposa Gallery will be open for parents to see their child’s artwork. Brownies will earn their Painter badge, Juniors will earn their Drawing badge, and Cadettes will complete steps 3, 4, and 5 of their Book Artist badge.

Fashion Forward
June 22–26
Grades K–6 $160
It is Fashion Week at Camp Mariposa! Campers will learn the basics of fashion design, sewing, and jewelry making as they create their own haute couture. Girls will meet a fashion industry professional and show off their designs at a special Friday fashion show. Brownies will earn their Inventor badge, Juniors will earn their Product Designer badge, and Cadettes will earn steps 1, 2, 4, and 5 of their Entrepreneur badge.

Pioneer Days
June 29 – July 3
Grades K–3 $160
Grades 4–6, $175 (Thursday Evening Program)
Let’s journey back in time to when Laura Ingalls Wilder was a young girl. Campers will learn all about life on the prairie through hands on activities like making butter, sewing, and playing games from the past. Girls will also learn about their local government while we get ready to celebrate Independence Day. Friday will feature a special country fair for all campers! Brownies will earn their Celebrating Community badge, Juniors will earn their Citizen badge, and Cadettes will earn their Finding Common Ground badge. Girls entering the 4 grade and up are invited to join us for an extended day at camp that includes dinner, square dancing, and an old fashion campfire.

Literally Fun
July 6–10
Grades K–6 $160
Choose your own adventure and tell your story! We will dive into the wide world of our imaginations, exploring our favorite books, and writing our own stories. Girls will learn all about different ways to tell their story, from comic books to short stories. We will even be joined by a special guest author! Brownies will earn their My Family Story badge, Juniors will earn their Scribe badge, and Cadettes will earn their Comic Artist badge.

S.T.E.A.M Power! (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)
July 13–17
Grades K–6 $160
Making a miniature robot, launching film canister rockets, and mixing up a batch of slime are just a few of the fun things we have planned for this week of scientific discovery. STEAM will come alive as we explore all of these subjects through hands on experiments and demonstrations. Brownies will learn all about bubbles, slime, and static electricity while they also earn their Home Scientist badge. Juniors and Cadettes will design their own video games while earning the Videogame Designer patch. Full STEAM ahead!

Lions, Tigers, and Girl Scouts, Oh my!
July 20–24
Grades K–6 $160
Welcome to the Jungle! This week of camp is all about our furry, scaly, and slimy friends who call the jungle home. Campers will learn about animals and ecosystems while brushing up on the outdoor skills they need to visit our furry friends in their natural habitats. We will even have a few special visitors from the animal kingdom! Brownies will earn their Hiker badge, Juniors will earn steps 1, 2, 3, and 4 of their Camper badge, and Cadettes will earn parts 1, 2, 3, and 4 of their Trailblazer badge.

Camp Hollywood
July 27–July 31
Grades K–6 $160
Are you a born performer or is directing more your style? Join us as we explore life on the stage and screen. Girls will learn about writing a screenplay, honing their acting skills through improvisation games, and the art of movie make-up. The whole camp will show off what they have learned in a Friday performance. Brownies will earn their Dancer badge, Juniors will earn their Musician badge, and Cadettes will earn their Screenwriter badge.

Food Frenzy!
August 3–7
Grades K–3 $160
Grades 4–6 $175 (Thursday Evening Program)
Whether you’re a chef in the making or a newbie to the kitchen, join us for a week long culinary adventure. Girls will learn how to make delicious meals, satisfying snacks, and dazzling desserts. We will also be covering nutrition, international cooking, and much more! Brownies will earn their Snacks badge, Juniors will earn their Simple Meals badge, and Cadettes will earn their New Cuisines badge. Girls entering the 4 grade and up are invited to join us for an extended day at camp that includes a special outdoor cooking feast and a campfire program.

Girl Scouts Investigate!
August 10–14
Grades K–6 $160
Can you discover who stole the cookies from the cookie jar? Sharpen your detective skills as we learn about the science behind forensics on our quest to unravel the mystery of the missing cookies! Girls will learn about fingerprinting, DNA, and much more. Brownies will earn their Senses badge, Juniors will earn their Detective badge, and Cadettes will earn their Special Agent badge.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Program Aide/CIT Program is available. Please contact Molly Briggs at bcolomb[AT]girlscoutsla.org for more information.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We provide "Camperships" to qualified campers. Applications are due May 9, 2015. More information can be found on our website at This Website Link

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 15 -19 $160
June 22- 26 $160
June - July 3 $160 ($175 for grades 4-6 for a Thursday evening program)
July 6 - 10 $160
July 13 - 17 $160
July 20 - 24 $160
July 27 - July 31 $160
August 3 - 7 $160 ($175 for grades 4-6 for a Thursday evening program)
August 10 - 14 $160

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We hire a seasonal summer staff. For more information please contact Brianna Colomb at bcolomb[AT]girlscoutsla.org.

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VisionTech Education
Danville, California

Visit Our VisionTech Education Website
inquiry[AT]visiontechcamps.com
117 Town & Country Dr
Suite B
Danville, California 94526

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CAMPER AGES: 7-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: VisionTech is a family owned company based in Danville, California serving the San Francisco bay area. Our workshop style summer camps provide students an accelerated and in-depth education in many exciting fields of technology.

For the 2015 summer computer camp we have many exciting new camp programs and courses including LEGO EV3 Robotics, Video Game Design, Engineering and 3D printing, Minecraft, Java,and Python programming camps.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Science, Technology, Academics, and more.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please check our website for information regarding our dates for this summer.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are eagerly looking for instructors for the 2015 Summer. For more information, please check out our website, or contact jobs[AT]visiontechcamps.com.

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Camp Quest West
Nevada City, CA

Visit Our Camp Quest West Website
209 610-0651
west[AT]campquest.org
Camp Locations in Northern & Southern CA
Nevada City, CA

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 1582, Lodi, CA 95241

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp Quest West Video

CAMPER AGES: 8 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Weeklong Overnight

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Humanist, atheist, agnostic, freethinker

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: We blend world-class science and critical thinking games with the traditional all-American outdoor camp experience. Think the glories of evolution paired with campfires and canoeing! Along the way, we build community, letting kids know that the skeptical community has something special to offer the world and role models to emulate.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Science, Academics, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Camp Quest Is Designed For Children From Non-religious Families: Atheists, Humanists, Agnostics, Freethinkers & Others With A Naturalistic World View.

CAMP LOCATION: Our Northern California session is in the California Sierra foothills near Nevada City, CA

Our Southern California session is at California Angeles National Forest near Wrightwood, CA

CAMP FACILITIES: Multiple cabins in a wooded area, outdoor pool and/or pristine lake for swimming, recreation/dining hall, outdoor activities.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We blend world-class science and critical thinking games with the traditional all-American outdoor camp experience. Think the glories of evolution paired with campfires and canoeing! Along the way, we build community, letting kids know that the skeptical community has something special to offer the world and role models to emulate.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Campers between the ages of 15 and 17 will love our Leadership Track program (and so will parents)!

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial aid is available. More details: This Website Link

OTHER CAMP INFO: Campers between the ages of 15-17 will love our Leadership Track program (and so will parents)!

We have customized our curriculum and activities for teenagers to:
* Be more challenging,
* Include leadership and social responsibilities, and
* Provide an opportunity to chart their own course.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our Northern California session is from July 6-12.

Our Southern California session is from July 20-26.

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Premier Soccer Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our Premier Soccer Camps Website
866-449-9237
dlukens[AT]soccercampbytheocean.com
616 Corporate Way
Valley Cottage, New York 10989

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Washington.

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Premier Soccer Camps Video

CAMPER AGES: 7

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: "The Premier Soccer Training System" - implements our step by step process of physical technique DEMONSTRATIONS, You then IMITATE these demonstrated skills/techniques in training, we then give you the opportunity to EXECUTE these skills in competition with our continued expert guidance and coaching. "The PSTS" is offered at all our Soccer Camps in California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Washington.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Science, Technology, Football, Soccer, Adventure, Travel, and more.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: "The Premier Soccer Training System" - implements our step by step process of physical technique DEMONSTRATIONS, You then IMITATE these demonstrated skills/techniques in training, we then give you the opportunity to EXECUTE these skills in competition with our continued expert guidance and coaching. "The PSTS" is offered at all our Soccer Camps in California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Washington.

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Girls Leadership Summer Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our Girls Leadership Summer Camps Website
1-866-744-9102
Overnight 866.744.9102 x2
Day Camps 866.744.9102 x4
marissa[AT]girlsleadership.org
info[AT]girlsleadership.org
Mount Holyoke College
50 College Street
South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075

Find the Best Academic Camp in South Hadley, California

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California
Colorado
New Jersey
New York
Massachusetts

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Girls Leadership
111 Myrtle Street
Suite 101
Oakland, CA, 94607
1-866-744-9102

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Girls Leadership Summer Camps Video

CAMPER AGES: Overnight: Grades 6-12. Day Camps Grades 4-5

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Overnight is 10 or 15 days. Day Camps are One Week 9am - 3.30 PM

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: A Summer Camp Like No Other

Founded in 2001, our Summer Program combines the best of traditional summer camp with something no other camp offers: workshops that teach the importance of knowing and accepting yourself as the foundation to connecting with others and making change in the world.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Dance, Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more. Girls Leadership.

Girls Leadership Summer Camps is a Top Academic Summer Camp located in South Hadley California offering many fun and educational Academic and other activities, including: Theater, Dance, Fine Arts/Crafts and more. Girls Leadership Summer Camps is a top Academic Camp for ages: Overnight: Grades 6-12. Day Camps Grades 4-5.
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CAMP LOCATION: GIRLS LEADERSHIP SUMMER OVERNIGHT PROGRAM:

Mount Holyoke College
50 College Street
South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075

Visit GirlsLeadership.org/Summer

CAMP FACILITIES: Nestled on the beautiful, rolling campus of Mount Holyoke in South Hadley, Massachusetts, our Summer Program participants have an entire dormitory, theatre, gym, and dining hall to themselves. For many girls, this is the first long stay away from home. Building a safe and rewarding community is our number one priority. Our summer residential staff are like older sisters: they live on the hall with girls and shepherd them through the program days, from morning wake-up and mealtime, to letter writing and bedtime dance parties. Every girl belongs to a close-knit advisory group where she can share her thoughts, connect to other girls and staff, or just brainstorm their act for skit night.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: WHAT’S THE GIRLS LEADERSHIP SPECIAL SAUCE?

Professional & Crazy Fun Staff — Our Educators teach for us all year round. They live and breathe our renowned curriculum, and they’ve been practicing our trademark camp games for years, so they are more than ready to rumble.

Summer Program Director Cora Garner is an American Camp Association Member. She came to us after working at Cornell University, Stanford University, and most recently the University of California, Berkeley. Through her work in Higher Education, she has developed and taught courses that focus on identity and community development.

At Girls Leadership we want you to be true-to-you. Every day starts with community games. Our theatre-based workshops focus on developing personal and societal leadership, such as how to ask for what you need. In these sessions girls practice new tools for speaking up for themselves and for others.

We also create beautiful art projects, stay active outside, and always have a spirit theme for the day. These activities are designed to encourage girls to embrace who they are, reflect on what they believe, and give them an opportunity to express themselves creatively.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: A Certificate Program for Young Women Leaders

-- Interested in learning some valuable professional skills and receiving a formal certificate to supplement your future college admissions applications all while experiencing the best summer experience of your life?

-- Do you value connection, relationships, growth, and learning? Do you have a special place in your heart for young or first-time summer program attendees?

-- Are you a two-time (or more) Girls Leadership Summer Program Grade 9-11 alumnae?

If so, we would like to invite you to apply to Girls Leadership’s Counselor in Training (CIT) program

Visit This Website Link

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial Aid available for all camps.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete info, please visit: This Website Link

GIRLS LEADERSHIP SUMMER OVERNIGHT PROGRAM:

Mount Holyoke College
50 College Street
South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075

Visit GirlsLeadership.org/Summer

Grades 6-8:
Session 1 June 24-July 8 (15 days, 14 nights)
Session 2 July 11- July 20 (10 days, 9 nights)

Grades 9-12 :
Session 3 July 23-August 6 (15 days, 14 nights)


GIRLS LEADERSHIP DAY CAMPS: Dates TBD

CALIFORNIA

1) Palo Alto Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2017


2) Berkeley Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2017

3) San Francisco Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2017


COLORADO

1) Denver Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2017

2) Boulder Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2017


3) Denver Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2017

NEW JERSEY

1) Montclair Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2017

2) Summit Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2017

Please visit: This Website Link.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Girls Leadership is looking to build the next residential Summer Program Dream Team to join us on the campus of beautiful Mount Holyoke College located in Western Massachusetts, with nearly 200 rising 6-12th grade girls over 8 fun-filled weeks!!

To view our job descriptions and application steps for the Summer Program positions on our website click here: This Website Link

Summer Program 2016 Openings:

Director of Residential Life and Wellness (1 position)
Director of Curriculum (1 position)
Director of Operations (1 position)
Resident Director (1 position)
Office Manager (1 position)
Health Manager (2 positions)
Guidance Counselor (1 position)
Residential Counselor (4 positions)
Residential Teaching Counselor (5 positions)
Teaching Counselor (5 positions)

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YouthAware Out And United (Y.O.U.)
San Francisco, CA

Visit Our YouthAware Out And United (Y.O.U.) Website
(415) 694-6149
New Conservatory Theatre Center
25 Van Ness Ave. Lower Lobby
San Francisco, CA 94102

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MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2017 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 14-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: New Conservatory Theatre Center (NCTC) is located in the Civic Center of San Francisco, and easily accessible by BART and MUNI.

CAMP FACILITIES: NCTC has a three theatre complex, with rehearsal studio, costume and scene shop on site.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: YouthAware Out & United (Y.O.U.) is new three week theatre program for LGBTQI teens and their allies ages 14-19. This pilot program will be helmed by artists/activists who will work with participants to develop scenes and monologues based on the real life experiences of youth at school, at home and in their community.

The Y.O.U. program will culminate with a showcase performance at the National Pride Youth Theater Alliance Conference at NCTC on Friday, August 2nd at 8pm.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We have scholarships available for ten teens to participate in this program FREE of charge. Visit Y.O.U. on the web to fill out an application and schedule an interview online. We will accept applications until the ten spots have been filled.

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Shane Weight Loss & Fitness Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our Shane Weight Loss & Fitness Camps Website
914-271-4141
office[AT]campshane.com
302 Harris Road
Ferndale, New York 12734

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
New York, Arizona, California, Georgia, Texas, Wisconsin

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
134 Teatown Road Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 7-25

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Residential.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Shane is the premiere weight loss camp for kids, teens and young adults worldwide. Family run since 1968, we help our campers learn how to live healthy. We combine all the fun of traditional summer camps plus the benefits of weight loss, enhanced fitness and self esteem with superb, proven results. Our program is highly supervised and offers delicious, portion controlled meals made with healthy, whole foods – camper tested and approved!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Weight Loss. Food Allergies. Vegetarian. Kosher. Gluten Free.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Dance, Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Weightloss, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Team Sports, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Nutrition Classes. Healthy Cooking Classes. Fitness Classes.

Shane Weight Loss & Fitness Camps is a Top Academic Summer Camp located in Ferndale California offering many fun and educational Academic and other activities, including: Soccer, Theater, Horses/Equestrian and more. Shane Weight Loss & Fitness Camps is a top Academic Camp for ages: 7-25.
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CAMP LOCATION: New York: 100 acres in the beautiful Catskill Mountains. Rolling hills, forested, hilly, green, warm days and cool nights.

All other locations: held at private schools or universities with varying climates and amenities.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp Shane New York is located on 120 acres just 2 hours north of New York City in the beautiful Catskill Mountains. 10 minutes from the 600,000 acre Catskill Forest Preserve. Lush playing fields, world-famous forests and extensive facilities. Superb climate; comfortable days, cool nights and mornings. Perfect for outdoor activities.

Unsurpassed custom-designed facilities uniquely offered only in New York such as our go cart track, dune buggie off-road course, rope course, and on-site river with multiple whirlpools and waterfalls. Lakefront Adventure Center on our 9 mile long stunning lakefront property near camp featuring water-skiing, tubing, banana boats and Jet Ski rides. We are the only weight loss in camp in the world that owns its own camp grounds, your assurance of quality.

We run an awesome, exciting and fun camp, a program loaded with hilarious and fun activities that our creative staff created from scratch. And you will not find them at other camps.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our caring, fun, and nurturing counselors help provide a wonderful environment for our campers. Our focus is on fun as much as on weight loss. Our goal is to have your camper leave armed with the knowledge to continue maintaining their weight loss goals. We offer three, six and nine week sessions throughout the summer with available weekly extensions.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Limited Tuition Assistance is available for families in financial need.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Other Camp Locations:

ARIZONA: Camp Shane Arizona located at the naturally beautiful Orme School with 360 degree views of distant mesas and mountains boasting 19th century ranch buildings is truly a place to laugh, learn and lose weight. At an elevation of 4000 feet the climate is remarkably ideal without the intense heat of southern Arizona. This camp is unique in that it offers 25,000 acres for horseback riding as well as the facility offers climate controlled indoor gymnasiums, green playing fields and lawns and a beautiful outdoor pool. Campers ranging in age from 8 – 18 can take advantage of two, four or six week sessions at an affordable price. Your camper will experience a life change they will never forget.

CALIFORNIA: At Camp Shane California you will enjoy the breathtaking 225 acre California Lutheran University campus situated between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. With a climate controlled state of the art fitness center, a variety of outdoor sporting facilities, a huge aquatic center and 6 brand new tennis courts Camp Shane California will transform your camper’s life. Our focus is always on having fun combined with a balance of fitness and nutrition for a truly life-changing experience. We offer two, four and six week sessions that are sure to meet your budgetary needs. With our proven program your camper is guaranteed to lose weight and gain a healthy outlook to last a lifetime.

GEORGIA: Camp Shane Georgia’s campus is located at Emmanuel College in northeast Georgia in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. An hour and a half drive from Atlanta, Georgia it's a quiet and safe setting on 200 acres. All facilities air-conditioned and it boasts an indoor 9-lane collegiate size pool, Aquatic Center, 4000 Sq.ft. air-conditioned Fitness Center with state of the art wellness equipment, fabulous new dormitories, quad style with one or two campers sharing a bathroom. Minutes from Georgia state parks, river activities, and Lake Hartwell. It's a wonderful place to experience summer fun while learning about nutrition, healthy cooking and fitness.

TEXAS: Camp Shane Texas is set on a lovely 83-acre, beautifully landscaped and wooded campus with attractive and well kept facilities in gorgeous Texas Hill Country setting. Dormitories are modern with custom furniture, granite bathroom counter tops and polished concrete floors. All sport facilities, dorms and classrooms are air conditioned. There is an outdoor classroom, garden, orchard, chicken coop, and miles of nature trails as well as a state-of-the-art weight room, fitness center, multi-purpose room, two gymnasiums and a new indoor swimming pool. Wholesome and nutritious Shane approved healthy menu prepared on-site. We are not a fat camp nor are we a boot camp. We combine all the fun of traditional summer camp with the benefits of weight loss.

WISCONSIN: Camp Shane Wisconsin is set on 80 acres, located off the shore of Lake Michigan. Dorms are newly constructed, modern and fully air-conditioned. There is an extensive, state of the art, multi-million-dollar fitness center and large grass playing fields to run fun fitness activities outdoors. The property also boasts an Olympic size indoor swimming pool – great for water exercise. Extensive walking paths on the grounds allow for easy exercise and a scenic river runs through the campus which is suitable for kayaking. Campers can relax in a beautiful, modern lounge and use the theatre for performance arts activities and to watch movies. Our program features our healthy yet delicious portion controlled foods.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2017 Session Dates

Arizona - 2 Week Session Dates

Session 1: June 11 - June 25, 2017
Session 2: June 25 - July 9, 2017
Session 3: July 9 - July 23, 2017

California - 2 Week Session Dates

Session 1: June 17 - July 1, 2017
Session 2: July 1 - July 15, 2017
Session 3: July 15 - July 29, 2017

Georgia - 2 Week Session Dates

Session 1: June 10 - June 24, 2017
Session 2: June 24 - July 8, 2017
Session 3: July 8 - July 22, 2017

New York

Session 1: June 21 - July 10, 2017: 3 weeks
Session 2: June 21 - July 31, 2017: 6 weeks
Session 3: June 21 - August 19, 2017: 9 weeks
Session 4: July 10 - August 19, 2017: 6 weeks
Session 5: July 31 - August 19, 2017: 3 weeks

Texas - 2 Week Session Dates

Session 1: June 10 - June 24, 2017
Session 2: June 24 - July 8, 2017
Session 3: July 8 - July 22, 2017

Wisconsin - 2 Week Session Dates

Session 1: June 10 - June 24, 2017
Session 2: June 24 - July 8, 2017
Session 3: July 8 - July 22, 2017

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Directors, head staff, counselors, photographers, videographers, office support, nutrition instructors and many more. See complete job details, at: This Website Link.

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Castilleja Girls Day Camp
Palo Alto, California

Visit Our Castilleja Girls Day Camp Website
650-470-7833
summercamp[AT]castilleja.org
Castilleja School
1310 Bryant Street
Palo Alto, California 94301

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CAMPER AGES: Entering Grades 2-6; CILT for Entering Grades 7-9

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:00pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Casti Camp, All Girls-All Day! Casti Camp at Castilleja School in Palo Alto is an all-day camp for girls where fun, learning and friendships are the focus. Casti Camp offers a range of age-appropriate activities including athletics, art, science, computers, writing, crafts, cooking, drama, dance and music classes each day. The all-girls setting creates a joyful and supportive environment where girls feel comfortable trying new activities, gaining new skills, and making great friends. Registration open to girls entering grades 2-6, with a CILT program for girls entering grades 7-9.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Science, Technology, Academics, Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Soccer, Swimming, Team Sports, and more. Students Enjoy A Selection Of Sports Activities, Including Yoga, Dance, Soccer, Swimming, Floor Hockey & More.

Additionally Our Counselors Offer Academic Courses Of Interest, Including Poetry, Foreign Languages, & Science.

For Those Students Particularly Interested In STEM, Please Learn More About Our I2 Camp Offered At Castilleja School, At This Website Link.

Castilleja Girls Day Camp is a Top Academic Summer Camp located in Palo Alto California offering many fun and educational Academic and other activities, including: Music/Band, Academics, Science and more. Castilleja Girls Day Camp is a top Academic Camp for ages: Entering Grades 2-6; CILT for Entering Grades 7-9.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located on the beautiful campus of Castilleja School in Palo Alto, CA.

CAMP FACILITIES: The camp uses Castilleja School's wonderful indoor and outdoor facilities, including gymnasiums, art rooms, stage, swimming pool, fields and classrooms.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: For more than 45 years, Casti Camp at Castilleja School has provided girls an all-day camp where fun, learning and friendships have been the focus. Casti Camp offers a range of age-appropriate activities including athletics, art, science, computers, writing, crafts, cooking, drama, dance and music classes each day. In addition, there are weekly field trips and memorable traditions, including talent shows, counselor skits, prison ball, BBQ Wednesdays, and more. Activities are designed to encourage creativity, self-confidence, cooperation, risk-taking, and responsibility.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CILT program available for students entering grades 7-9. The CILT program is perfect for students who love the camp experience and want to develop their leadership skills.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships are available.

OTHER CAMP INFO: A delicious lunch is provided every day.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please see website, This Website Link for more information about our session dates and fees.

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