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Best California Summer Camps 2021 Directory

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Over 281 California Summer Camps Listed Below with In-Depth Camp Info, including: Videos, Photos, Maps & Detailed Descriptions


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Best 2021 Summer Camps in California

Many of our California Camps are still adding to their info on their 2021 Summer Camps, Programs, Activities & Classes.

You can contact each camp you are interested in to get the latest info on all their 2021 Summer Programs for Teens and Kids.

Early-Bird & Multiple Camper Discounts at California Camps for Summer 2021

Some of the Best 2021 Camps in California offer "Early Bird" and/or Multiple Camper Discounts if you enroll in camp before a certain date, or if you are enrolling more than one camper -- check each camp's listing & website for more info, and for info on any available Camp Scholarships and Financial Aid.

Early Summer Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in California are Starting in May, 2021

Many of our California Camps offer Early Summer Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in May, 2021.

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

Early Summer 2021 Camp Open Houses & Reunions

Many of our Camps will be hosting Early Summer Reunions for their previous campers, and Early Summer 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 May, 2021.

Looking for California Special Interest Camps or Programs?

Like Academic Camps, Weight Loss Camps, or Volleyball Camps? There is a complete list of our current Special Interest Camp Directories a little farther down this page, and in the black bar at the very bottom of this page.

Best California Early Summer Day Camps Starting in May, 2021

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

Best California Year-Round
Camps, Classes & Programs

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

Best California Early Summer Camp Jobs

Searching for California Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Camps are now listing their 2021 Early Summer 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 "Early Summer Employment Opportunities" pages.

View Only CA Camps with Early Summer Work & Leadership Training Opportunities.

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

Early Summer COVID-19 Update, Please Read: Many camps may be changing their schedules and plans because of COVID-19. For the most current information, please contact each camp individually.

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FEATURED CAMP

Camp Lantern Creek
Montgomery, Texas
936-597-8225

Ages: 7 - 17 . All Girl Campers. Overnight Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: While summer might look a little different this year, Camp Lantern Creek promises it will continue to bring the Creeker spirit to our campers and families this summer! CLC Unique, our virtual camp option, will begin on June 22, and will consist of week-long sessions that will offer one-of-a-kind programs unique to each session. Through our virtual programming, we will create memories with our new and seasoned Creekers, virtually.

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Camp Pillsbury
Owatonna, Minnesota
507-214-2200

Ages: 6-17 . Coed Campers. Overnight Camp. Day Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Pillsbury is a unique summer camp for boys and girls ages 6 to 17. Strong offerings in Theater, Circus, Music, Dance, Sports, Magic, Technology, and more. More than 100 activities! Campers choose their activities daily, making each day special for each individual camper. Five, 2 WEEK sleepaway sessions begin June 14th to August 23rd. Enroll now at CampPillsbury.com.

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FEATURED CAMP

iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18
Locations: AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NV, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI
888-709-8324

Ages: 6 - 18 . Coed Campers. All Girl Campers. Overnight Camp. Day Camp. Half-Day & Full-Day Options.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education, with 400,000 alumni since 1999, and 150 prestigious campus locations including Stanford, Caltech, and NYU. Students ages 7-19 learn to code, design video games and Fortnite-inspired levels, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, and more! Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs that instill in-demand skills and embolden students to shape the future. 

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iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18


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OMG Autism Basketball Camp
Los Angeles, California

Visit Our OMG Autism Basketball Camp Website
323-314-8593
omgyouthsports[AT]gmail.com
7600 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90046

Find the Best Summer Camp in Los Angeles, California

CAMPER AGES: 7-21

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Sundays 2pm - 4pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Have a special needs child that loves basketball? OMG Youth Sports has redesigned it's basketball program to allow kids with Autism an opportunity to learn basketball without the fear their “condition” may call unwanted attention to themselves. We don’t play games with scores and our custom designed program offers a unique and challenging clinic that teaches basketball, acknowledges motor skill development and a solid foundation for kids to excel and gain confidence.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Basketball program for kids with Autism.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: The Camp is hosted at Pan Pacific Park, near the LA Grove, at 7600 Beverly Blvd., LA, CA. 90036 in the North Gym.
Sundays, 2pm - 4pm

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: OMGYS Grants are available to families receiving financial aid or tuition assistance, to help cover some of the camp costs. Apply at Our Camp Website Link: www.omgsportsla.com.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For a complete list of our Spring Session dates, please visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.omgsportsla.com

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California Summer Camps

Please note that our list of 2021 California Summer Camps also includes information on California Summer Camp Scholarships, Financial Aid, and other 'Campership' or Financial Assistance. Look within each camp's description for the CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE heading.


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iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18

Visit Our iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 Website
1-888-709-8324
info[AT]iDTech.com
Held at 150+ prestigious campuses nationwide

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NV, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, VA, VT, 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: iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education, with 400,000 alumni since 1999, and 150 prestigious campus locations including Stanford, Caltech, and NYU. Students ages 7-19 learn to code, design video games and Fortnite-inspired levels, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, and more! Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs that instill in-demand skills and embolden students to shape the future.

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

iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 is a Top Summer Camp located in  California offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Science, Academics, Math and more. iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 is a top camp for ages: 6 - 18.
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CAMP LOCATION: Camps are located at prestigious campuses nationwide. Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.idtech.com 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: iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education, with 400,000 alumni since 1999, and 150 prestigious campus locations including Stanford, Caltech, and NYU.

Students ages 7-19 learn to code, design video games and Fortnite-inspired levels, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, and more! Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs that instill in-demand skills and embolden students to shape the future.

Just 5-10 students per instructor (maximum 10) so students can e¬njoy personalized learning at their pace.

The top universities on the planet—Stanford, NYU, Caltech—have trusted and hosted our programs for over 15 years, inspiring students to dream BIG.

Want to learn from an energetic Stanford computer science major? A virtual reality guru from NYU? A game developer who wants to share her lifelong passion? We’ve bet our reputation on recruiting the top instructors in the country. Our 8:1 student-to-instructor guarantee ensures customized learning with the smallest class sizes, leading to “a-ha moments” and awesome outcomes. iD Tech summer courses are inclusive of every skill level and learning style.

Today, every career—from art to engineering to social work—requires a strong foundation in tech. With a focus on skills like problem-solving, critical thinking, and collaboration, our courses pave the way for bright futures in any field. Whether your child dreams of working at Facebook or Google, launching their own startup, or founding a nonprofit, their long-term skill development pathway starts here.

iD Tech also offers early-education STEM programs, all-girls tech camps, teen-only academies, and an online learning platform.

Get started today at Our Camp Website Link: www.iDTech.com or call (888) 709-8324 and join iD Tech as they inspire the makers of tomorrow.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.iDTech.com 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 Day Camps
Offer Extended Day Options

Some California Summer Camps offer Extended Hours, for Early Camper Drop-Off and Pick-Up. Be sure to check each camp's description under "TYPE OF CAMP" for complete information, and exact hours of any Extended Camp Day Options.

If you need these services, you should contact the camp to confirm availability.


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

SOCAPA, School of Creative and Performing Arts is a Top Summer Camp located in Brooklyn California offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Theater, Dance and more. SOCAPA, School of Creative and Performing Arts is a top 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:
2020 Dates

New York City, Manhattan 2020:

Session 1: 2wk: June 14 - June 27;
Session 1: 5wk: June 14-July 18

Session 2: 3wk: June 28 - July 18;
Session 2: 6wk: June 28-August 8

Session 3: 3wk: July 19 - Aug 8


New York City, Brooklyn 2020:

Session 1: 2wk: June 28 - July 11

Session 2: 1wk: July 12 - July 18;
Session 2: 3wk: July 12-August 1

Session 3: 2wk: July 19- August 1

Session 4: 1wk: August 2-August 8


Los Angeles, CA 2020:

Session 1: 2wk: June 14 - June 27;
Session 1: 5wk: June 14-July 18

Session 2: 3wk: June 28 - July 18

Session 3: 1wk: July 19-July 25;
Session 3: 3wk: July 19 - August 8

Session 4: 1wk: July 26- August 8


Burlington, VT 2020:

Session 1: 1wk: June 21 - June 27;
Session 1: 3wk: June 21 - July 11;
Session 1: 4wk: June 21 - July 18

Session 2: 2wk: June 28 - July 11;
Session 2: 3wk: June 28- July 18

Session 3: 1wk: July 12-July 28;
Session 3: 3wk: July 12 - August 1

Session 4: 2wk: July 19 - Aug 1

Visit our site for more information at: Our Camp Website Link: www.socapa.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
For job information, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.socapa.org.

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White Stag Sierra
Soda Springs, California

Visit Our White Stag Sierra Website
(415) 273-9122
info[AT]whitestagsierra.org
Camp Robert Cole
Tahoe National Forest
Soda Springs, California 95728

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our White Stag Sierra Video

CAMPER AGES: 11-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Sunday - Saturday

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and others

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: White Stag Sierra offers three week-long leadership camp programs tailored to youth needs depending on their individual skill level, level of maturity, and readiness to learn.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Adventure, and more. Leadership Development Focusing On 11 Specific Leadership Skills For Teens.

White Stag Sierra is a Top Summer Camp located in Soda Springs California offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Adventure and more. White Stag Sierra is a top camp for ages: 11-17.
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CAMP LOCATION: Camp Robert Cole is located next to Lake Sterling in the Tahoe National Forest 2½ hours east of Sacramento, California and 21 miles west of Truckee, California. See our website for details.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp Cole is adjacent to Lake Sterling and sited in the middle of a beautiful alpine forest. The camp is in the midst of the Tahoe National Forest with access to miles of hiking and biking trails, canoeing, climbing, and other high adventure activities.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: White Stag Sierra is one of the best deals you’ll find for summer fun and learning. Come to White Stag Sierra and you’ll have fun transporting your entire team across an “infected” swamp without touching the ground. Or help every member get through a massive, poisonous spider web without getting trapped.

Camp in the High Sierras, swim in Lake Sterling, hike through chasms, climb mountains, eat in the outdoors. Have fun and make new friends.

Our camp was founded in 1958 and has trained more than 20,000 youth in leadership skills they use everyday. We are a volunteer-run, non-profit, which helps keep your fees low. With our 50-plus year history, we’ve learned a lot, but we’re still small enough to give individual the attention they need to have a fun summer camp experience.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We train our youth staff year-round in an ongoing series of leadership conferences locally in the San Francisco East Bay and Sacramento areas.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Limited camperships available upon proof of need.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Our program is youth-led. Our youth staff work year-round to plan the summer camp program. They develop the plans and guide and train other youth during summer camp, mentored by adults.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 12-18, 2020
$365 until February 28
$390 beginning March 1
Group and sibling discounts available.

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UCLA GIRLS SOCCER CAMPS
Los Angeles, California

Visit Our UCLA GIRLS SOCCER CAMPS Website
310-206-7527
camps[AT]athletics.ucla.edu
325 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095

CAMPER AGES: 6-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: On the beautiful campus of UCLA. Visit our website and facebook page for details and pictures at Our Camp Website Link: www.facebook.com

CAMP FACILITIES: FACILITIES & ACCOMMODATIONS
The UCLA Soccer Camps are held on the various fields on the Intramural Field, home to the 2013 National Champion UCLA Bruin Women's Soccer team. Overnight campers stay in the UCLA residence halls, and meals are served in the award-winning UCLA residential restaurants.

The residential restaurants offer a variety of food on an all-you-care-to-eat basis for a well-rounded, balanced diet. Their food choices range from items like soup and salad bars to American, Italian and various other cuisines. Overnight campers are housed in double- and triple-occupancy rooms, and are supervised by coaches and counselors also staying in the residence hall. Roommate preferences will be accommodated whenever possible, but cannot be guaranteed. If no roommate is requested, roommates will be assigned according to age.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: With U.S. National Team and professional expertise, Amanda Cromwell continues to provide young players an intense and competitive environment to train like champions! UCLA just won the 2013 national championship and we want to share our secrets with you!
Currently Cromwell ranks among the top-25 winningest active coaches and top-30 all-time winningest coaches in NCAA history. Whether you are a forward, midfielder, defender or goalkeeper….BE READY for a training experience like never before!

The College ID Camp, for girls ages 14-18, is an intense schedule of games and instruction for high school players with extensive competitive soccer experience and an interest in playing soccer at the collegiate level. In addition to field instruction, overnight camps offer a range of soccer-related activities, such as viewing international game film, lectures on conditioning, and a discussion of college options, all contributing to the development of a well-rounded soccer athlete.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:

UCLA MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNTS.
Campers can receive a $25 discount per session, if the person paying for the camp is a current member of the following:

UCLA Alumni Association
UCLA Faculty
UCLA Staff
Wooden Athletic Fund
Chancellor's Associates
Bruin Varsity Club
UCLA Rec Card Holders

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
DAY CAMPS

Session #1: June 16-19
Session #2: July 28-31
Girls, ages 6-13
$350 per session
Daily Camp Hours: 9:00AM-3:00PM

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Junior Elite Overnight Camp: June 20-23
Girls, ages 9-13
$600 Resident (sleeps in the dorms)
$495 Commuter (gets dropped-off & picked-up each day)
College ID Camp: July 21-24
Girls, ages 14-18
$650 Resident (sleeps in the dorms)
$525 Commuter (gets dropped-off & picked-up each day)

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Stage Door Conservatory
Berkeley, CA

Visit Our Stage Door Conservatory Website
209-213-2103 (Berkeley, CA)
stagedoorconservatory[AT]yahoo.com
1953 Hopkins Street
Berkeley, CA 94707

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:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Swimming, Academics, 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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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

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:
Watch Our Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp - California Video

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 Our Camp Website Link: www.yeacamp.org for more information or to register. Contact: info[AT]yeacamp.org or 415-710-7351.

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Media Camp A: Basic Video Skills & Film Techniques
Escondido, California

Visit Our Media Camp A: Basic Video Skills & Film Techniques Website
(760) 839-4179
rnoland[AT]artcenter.org
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
340 N. Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, California 92025

CAMPER AGES: 9-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily: 9am - 3pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: The California Center for the Arts, Escondido is located just 25 minutes from Oceanside and 35 minutes from La Jolla or Downtown San Diego. Conveniently located just off the 15 and 78 freeways. The beautiful Art Center campus is adjacent to Escondido City Hall and Grape Day Park.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Lights! Camera! Action! This hands-on camp covers basic video skills and film techniques as campers explore the three stages of video production. Campers will write, direct, film, produce, perform, edit and showcase their own productions. Campers’ videos will be showcased at a video screening event the last day of camp.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 14-18, 9am-3pm
$150 for Center members
$185 for non-members

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Pali Adventures
Running Springs, California

Visit Our Pali Adventures Website
909-867-5743
info[AT]paliadventures.com
30778 Highway 18
Running Springs, California 92382

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 2237
Running Springs, CA 91282

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Pali Adventures Video

CAMPER AGES: 8-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Our campers describe us as "The Best Camp Ever" because we are a truly unique, ULTIMATE summer camp experience. Your child can do all the things they've always dreamed of trying, in an all-inclusive, supportive and safe environment. We combine the depth of a specialty camp with the benefits of a traditional summer camp. Campers live out their dreams by choosing their own morning specialty from 22 incredible options and choose all their afternoon electives.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Science, Technology, Academics, Adventure, and more.

Secret Agent Camp
Street Art Camp
Hollywood Stunt Camp
Girl Power Camp
Motorsports Camp
Culinary Camp
Broadcast Journalism Camp
Flying Trapeze & Aerial Arts Camp
DJ Camp
Extreme Action Camp
Fantasy LARP Camp
Fine Arts Camp
Magic Camp
Acting Camp
Film Camp
Water Sports Camp
CIT Leadership Camp
Rockstar Camp

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 90 miles Northeast of Los Angeles, in Running Springs, CA. Situated on 74 acres of forest in the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California, in between Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear, Pali is the premier California Summer Camp.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our expansive facility houses 40 cabins, each with built-in bunks, full bathrooms, shower facilities and radiant floor heating. Brand new dining hall and kitchen. Equipped with 3 high ropes courses, 4 Archery ranges, a pond and a quad-zip line, Pali offers a large variety of activities. For water sports activities campers are transported to Big Bear Lake.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We are American Camp Association (ACA) and Western Association of Independent Camps (WAIC) Certified.

Staff are hired locally and internationally, and only the most extraordinary people are chosen! All staff have 2 weeks of orientation training (double the industry standard) and are American Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certified.

Our sleep-away camp for kids offers 22 exceptional specialty camps. In addition, we offer a 100 percent free-choice elective program daily with over 70 activities to choose from. We are the "camp of choice" - where campers create the adventure they want! With campers from over 30 countries and 35 different states, Pali offers one of the most diverse sleep-away summer camp experiences around.

Our Philosophy: We believe in providing the best of all worlds for your child's summer. In an extraordinarily safe environment, under the supervision of exemplary staff, your child will experience cutting-edge activities led by trained professionals. Campers are encouraged to broaden their horizons and experience independence by selecting their morning specialty, afternoon electives and even some of their evening activities. All of this fun, excitement and growth takes place in one of the most beautiful, natural settings on earth. We value respect, kindness, determination, courage and creativity. At Pali Adventures, opportunities to develop meaningful friendships abound!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT/Leadership Specialty offered for 15 and 16 year old campers.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Pali Institute - Outdoor Education, Science, Leadership. "We bring textbooks to life." WASC and AEE Certified.
Pali Mountain Retreat and Conference Center - weekend retreat for adults and groups.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Parents: We feature the Pali Portal, where photos and videos are uploaded daily to our secure server and sorted according to your individual camper's activities.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit our website for the most current information at Our Camp Website Link: paliadventures.com

We offer one-week sessions, each with a different theme. Many campers stay multiple weeks, and we offer discounted pricing for those who do, as well as the added value of special weekend programming. Some campers have been known to enjoy themselves so much that they stay all summer!

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
CAMP COUNSELOR JOB DESCRIPTION

Brief Description: Camp counselors at Pali Adventures are responsible for the physical and emotional well-being of campers. They supervise campers in a cabin setting, at mealtimes, and during activities. Counselors are in charge of facilitating activities throughout the day. Counselors work as a team to ensure all campers have a fun and memorable experience at camp. Counselors report directly to their Specialty Director and Group Leader.

QUALIFICATIONS

 Exhibit characteristics of responsibility, dependability, leadership, patience, punctuality, hard work, sense of humor, self-control, integrity, common sense, good judgment and a positive enthusiastic attitude.
 Complete the staff application and interview process.
 Attend staff training (May 30 – June 12) and all in-service trainings.
 Must have completed high school and be a minimum 18 years of age or older as of 5/30/20.
 Desire and ability to work with children.
 Other duties as assigned

Staff members are entrusted with the care and safety of young children in a rustic setting replete with natural and man-made dangers. All staff members must have the ability to respond immediately to an emergency. Any staff member with a disability that may affect the Staff Member’s ability to physically perform these requirements should immediately inform the Human Resources Department to determine possible reasonable accommodations.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

• Serve the campers as a positive role model.
• Camp staff members will actively supervise campers both in assigned cabin groups (typically 10 campers and 2 counselors) and at assigned specialty, elective, evening and weekend activity programs.
• All campers should feel comfortable, safe and included.
• Learn the likes and dislikes of each camper in your care by showing genuine interest.
• Recognize and respond to the opportunities for problem solving in the group.
• The counselor is responsible for the health, safety and welfare of each camper within their cabin group and with whom they come into contact. E.g. drinking water, daily showers, teeth brushing, active supervision during rest/ down time, application of sunscreen and lip balm, appropriate attire for the activity they will be attending, etc.

• Provide opportunities for each individual to experience success during camp.
• The staff member must never leave campers unsupervised.

• Develop opportunities for positive interaction between campers and staff.
• Provide opportunities for each individual to experience success during camp.
• Carry out established roles in enforcing camp safety regulations.
• Know where your campers are at all times.
• The staff member must never leave campers unsupervised.

Other Job functions
 On a rotating basis, all staff members will be scheduled to assist with the serving of meals
 The staff member may be required to transport campers in camp vehicles in a safe acceptable manner, obeying all posted safety regulations.
 The staff member is expected to assist in the development, implementation and supervision of assigned specialties and all other program areas. This includes the correct set up and pack down of equipment.

TO APPLY:
Our Camp Website Link: paliadventures.com

PALI ADVENTURES WEBSITE: Our Camp Website Link: paliadventures.com

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Euro Soccer Camp US
California Location(s)

Visit Our Euro Soccer Camp US Website
(888) 991-5001
EuropaSoccerCamp[AT]gmail.com
2166 W Broadway
Santa Ana, California 92704

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Santa Barbara, CA Long Beach, CA, Santa Cruz, CA, Irvine, CA
Pawling, New York, Long Island, New York, Lawrenceville, New York, Emmitsburg, MD

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Euro Soccer Camp US Video

CAMPER AGES: 7-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: “Euro Soccer Camps in US” uses COACHES AND TRAINING METHODS from the best SOCCER ACADEMIES IN THE WORLD. Manchester United, Barcelona, AJAX and PSG (Paris). These EUROPEAN CLUBS HAVE THE BEST YOUTH SOCCER ACADEMIES IN THE WORLD and our staff members worked there and will bring those training methods to our camps this summer. Our training sessions are dynamic, taught in realistic technical skill sequences in ball control, passing, dribbling and striking with their correct tactical applications. European professionals provide realistic game-like demonstrations.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP FACILITIES: Typically we use College Campus and Elite Private School Campus

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: EURO SOCCER CAMPS IN US – YOUTH COACHES FROM BARCELONA, MANCHESTER UNITED, AJAX (Holland), PSG (Paris Saint Germain)

We have broken down the most sophisticated technical skills with clear step-by-step demonstrations.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our Camp Website Link: www.EuropaSoccerCamp.com

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Player ONE Powered by Nike Soccer Camps at Saratoga High School
Saratoga, California

Visit Our Player ONE Powered by Nike Soccer Camps at Saratoga High School Website
1-800-645-3226
soccer[AT]ussportscamps.com
20300 Herriman Ave
Saratoga, California 95070

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Player ONE Powered by Nike Soccer Camps at Saratoga High School Video

CAMPER AGES: 5-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Player ONE and Nike Soccer Camps come together to offer a camp experience sure to improve our campers' skills and provide lots of fun!

The name Player One centers our entire philosophy and approach around your player. Take everything you would want from a traditional soccer camp, add in the unique, player centric approach from each and every one of our staff members, and your Player One experience will be one that you cannot wait to live over and over again. Unique in name, approach, process and product, Player One is your ultimate soccer camp as you look to maximize your player's ability over the summer.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP FACILITIES: The Player One powered by Nike Soccer Camps in Saratoga will be hosted at Saratoga High School.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Player One Soccer was created in 2016 with the aim to provide a more personal, professional, detail orientated program for the aspiring young soccer player. Through years of experience, hard work, and passion, Player One Soccer has created an entirely unique camp structure with the primary focus on improving each individual player above and beyond their own highest vision of capability. Hand picked, fully trained, experienced camp staff, comprised only of full time, year round, professional youth soccer coaches and educators gives our players the pinnacle in camp coaching. Coaches are selected first on their ability to interact and inspire the players, along with their willingness to always put in extra to improve each player.

Our Player One camp profile is like no other. Each camper will receive a packet at the end of the week with a Player One individual camp photo, a full camper evaluation, and an FDP ( future development plan ). Our staff take the extra care to ensure you will continue to improve long after the camp is over. Add on top of this, a specialized camp curriculum, ever evolving and created through years of experience and study, executed with the highest levels of professionalism, and your Player One is guaranteed to not only improve but to be inspired from our week of camp.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please refer to the camp webpage for additional information:
Our Camp Website Link: www.ussportscamps.com

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Acting and Improvisation Camp
Santa Monica, California

Visit Our Acting and Improvisation Camp Website
310-392-0815
310-392-3666

edgemar1[AT]gmail.com
info[AT]edgemar.org
2437 Main Street
Santa Monica, California 90405

CAMPER AGES: 7-12 & 13-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily 9am-2:30pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: IMPROV WORKOUT: Fun improvisational games & exercises.

AUDITIONING FOR FILM AND TELEVISION ON CAMERA: Practice auditioning techniques & get on camera experience.

SCENE STUDY: The best way to learn is though hands on experience with direction. Work on scenes & monologues

VOICE INTENSIVE: Vocal and speech exercises.

$50 dollar discount when you enroll with a friend.
$50 dollar discounts when enrolling for multiple weeks.
*Weekly Summer Camp Sessions Starting June 27th - August 22nd, Monday thru Friday 9am-2:30pm.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Santa Monica, on the middle of Main Street, between Ocean and Pico. Our school lies next to the beach and is an attractive location for locals and tourists.

CAMP FACILITIES: A great 2 complex theater space, with comfortable seating and room for a lot of movement.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our teachers are highly qualified in their field.

We have educated and graduate acting teachers from Acting Schools such as Julliard and Yale.

All of our staff consists of professionals film and production creatives from the industry.

This Los Angeles Acting School’s philosophy is that artists can draw upon all different acting techniques and form a toolbox of their own, their very own Golden Box. Our actors develop a comprehensive set of “acting tools” when approaching a role or a scene whether it be for film, television or theater.

Michelle Danner’s Los Angeles acting school specializes in the Meisner Technique, Lee Strasberg’s Method, Stella Adler, Stanislavski’s System, and the Chekhov technique.

Michelle Danner is the founder and artistic director of The Edgemar Center for the Arts and is a renowned actor, director, and award-winning acting coach.

As an acting coach, Michelle has worked with A List talent privately and on set, including Salma Hayek, James Franco, Gerard Butler, Chris Rock, Seth MacFarlane, Penelope Cruz, Michael Pena, Isla Fisher, Common, and Zooey Deschanel.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We offer Acting|Improvisation|Auditioning for Film|Musical theater classes & Summer Film|Acting|Musical theater Camps that stimulate and encourage students of all ages and experience levels. Whether the student is interested in a career as a professional actor, or just expanding his/her imagination, our acting classes will give students a safe and comfortable space to be creative and think outside of the box.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Weekly Summer Camp Sessions Starting June 27th - August 22nd
Monday thru Friday 9am-2:30pm.

$535

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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

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:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Academics, 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:
Our Camp Website Link: rancholoscerritos.org

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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Nike Soccer Camp St. Ignatius College Preparatory
San Francisco, California

Visit Our Nike Soccer Camp St. Ignatius College Preparatory Website
1-800-NIKE-CAMP (645-3226)
soccer[AT]ussportscamps.com
2001 37th Ave.
San Francisco, California 94116

CAMPER AGES: 6-14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

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

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Nike Soccer Camps brings summer fun to San Francisco, CA! Join us in the city's Sunset District for some technical skills training to take your game up a notch!

This Nike soccer camp is intended to help players of all abilities develop athletically, refine fundamental soccer skills and enhance their skillsets in all positions.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Co-Director
Carlos Escobar

Coach Escobar has been the varsity girls' soccer coach at SI since 2001.


CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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Our Camp Website Link: www.ussportscamps.com

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Nike Raditude Cross Country Camp in Malibu
Malibu, California

Visit Our Nike Raditude Cross Country Camp in Malibu Website
800-645-3226
running[AT]ussportscamps.com
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, California 90263

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Nike Raditude Cross Country Camp in Malibu Video

CAMPER AGES: 14-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Nike Raditude Cross Country Camp takes place on the beautiful campus of Pepperdine University and its surrounding running trails. The camp is more than just a running camp, it’s a mindset for training, racing and succeeding in life.

Located on the Southern California coast, Pepperdine University commands a majestic view of world famous Malibu Beach and the Pacific Ocean. This summer camp combines a beautiful, safe location with a staff consisting of college coaches, college runners and other qualified instructors. This program is open to all high school students, entering grades 9-12.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Weightloss, and more. Running. Cross Country.

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers train on campus as well as at the world famous Zuma Beach, Malibu Creek State Park and Sycamore Canyon. Runners stay and dine in the University's residence halls.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Director Robert Radnoti enters his tenth season as head coach of the Pepperdine men's and women's cross country and track and field teams. He continues his mission of leading these programs to national prominence.

What Can you Expect?
A typical day consists of breakfast, a morning workout, rest, lunch and speeches from the coaches followed by an afternoon workout and a group activity. You will learn visualization techniques, team-building skills and ways to maximize your performance through appropriate nutrition. 24-hour supervision is an important feature of every NIKE Running Camp. Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit the camp webpage for additional information:
Our Camp Website Link: www.youtube.com

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Kids Summer Horse Riding Camp
Murrieta, California

Visit Our Kids Summer Horse Riding Camp Website
951-288-0521
Kathleendressagetrainer[AT]gmail.com
38176 Calle De Lobo
Murrieta, California 92562

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Kids Summer Horse Riding Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: 6-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Join Us For a Fun Summer Horse Camp

Ride Horses
Snacks & Drinks Provided
Learn Equine Health Safety & Nutrition
Play Games & Do Crafts
Space is Limited (Reserve your spot $50 deposit)
Camp Cost $300 or Daily Camp Rates Available
Multiple Family Discounts

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horses/Equestrian, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Southern California Murrieta, California, La Cresta area

CAMP FACILITIES: Kathleen Elliott's equestrian program combines qualified staff, experienced horses, and excellent facilities to create an atmosphere where campers can refine their horseback riding skills, expand their horsemanship knowledge, and enjoy riding with friends. Kathleen's summer & holiday vacation horse camps aim to teach children (ages 6-16) about the wonderful world of horses. Through horse-related games and activities, campers learn about the care of horses, their characteristics, breeds, colors, and safe handling--both on the ground and while mounted--in a fun-filled environment. Children are supervised by trained staff and counselors and learn horsemanship skills from horses suitable for the young rider. Kids Horse Camp is designed for all levels of riders--from a child's first experience with a horse to an experienced youth rider who shows hunter-jumpers or dressage.

Kathleen's camp is both an educational and recreational experience focusing on HORSES. We offer a variety of camp activities, which include playing HORSE games, grooming HORSES, riding HORSES, feeding HORSES, learning about horse health and nutrition, HORSE crafts, bathing HORSES, watching HORSES, oh and of course, more RIDING HORSES!

Our friendly and supportive atmosphere helps every camper feel important. We strive to make each camper feel special so campers develop confidence in their personal horsemanship and riding abilities. Our camp motto, “Anything is Possible at Kathleen Elliot’s”, translates into a positive enabling environment where kids know that anything is possible!

Helmet Provided (you welcome to bring your own)
Learn Proper Equitation and Fundamentals
Snacks & Drinks Provided
Learn About Equine Health
Instruction on Horse Safety & Nutrition
Play Games & Do Crafts
Space is Limited
$50 Nonrefundable Deposit
48 Hour Cancellation Policy

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Learn from a certified ARIA equestrian trainer and respected California show judge. We enjoy tailoring the horse camp experience to each camper and offer a fun filled summer learning adventure with horses and good friends.

There is a strong focus on camper participation, safety and leadership. As campers become comfortable with daily routines, they are encouraged to contribute and given opportunities to assume more leadership responsibilities. Those interested in expanding their horsemanship have opportunities to assist riders and learn about teaching skills.

Kathleen Elliott teaches skills and promotes confidence in horse care, safety practices, proper equitation and the joy of the relationship between horse and rider. Because our camp is a non-competitive, skills-oriented camp, we pride ourselves on giving our riders sound, safe information and practice with horse care and riding.

Our Summer HORSE PROGRAM is a fantastic way for children to learn about horses and riding as well as develop more proficient and nuanced riding skills. We have lots of fun riding and caring for some very sweet horses. We offer lessons in Western, English or bareback, which start at beginning levels but provide an opportunity for kids to advance based on their ability and experience. Each child is evaluated on his/her riding ability and placed in a group comprised of those with corresponding ages and skills. For kids who like horses, nothing can create memories of a lifetime like attending a quality Horse Summer Camp. We invite your child to enjoy all the fun a quality horse summer camp has to offer while improving their riding skills and their knowledge of horses at the same time. Summers spent at a riding camp can create friendships and experiences that your child will cherish for years to come. This Season's Summer Camp will have exciting demonstration's, horse related games, crafts and more. We also will educate your children on the knowledge and hard work it takes to properly care for their equine buddy.

Serving the following areas: Canyon Lake, Menifee, Sun City, Wildomar, Lake Elsinore, Perris, Quail valley, Murrieta, Hemet, Temecula, San Jacinto, equestrian horse riding, lessons summer camp, kids horse camp, Horseriding Camp, Ponies, pony horse, horses, horse camp, horseback riding, 951, 92587 , inland Empire, Southern California

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Kathleen Elliott Kids Summer Horse Riding Camp 2015
2015 Summer Camp
1st Session June 15, 16 & 17
2nd Session July 13, 14 & 15

Monday 3:00-7:00 Tuesday 3:00-7:00 Wednesday 8-11:00

Tuesday night we are offering a special optional sleepover, campfire and BBQ

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Please contact us for employment information.

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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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Broadway Gymnastic School Summer Camps Video

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

CAMP LOCATION: Our Camp Website Link: broadwaygym.com

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: Our Camp Website Link: www.broadwaygym.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Download Registration form/Session Dates/ Fees: Our Camp Website Link: www.broadwaygym.com

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: Our Camp Website Link: broadwaygym.com.

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

Visit Our Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp Massachusetts Website
415-710-7351
info[AT]yeacamp.org
Nature's Classroom
73 Pumpkin Lane
Charlton, Massachusetts 01507

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
YEA Camp New York - 7/17-7/24 2016 High Falls, NY
YEA Camp California - 8/6-8/13 2016 Pescadero, CA

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. 1 week session

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: YEA Camp is a life-changing camp for worldnchanging 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, bulleying, homelessness, animal cruelty, gay rights, all of the above, or another important issue, 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 Educating Teenagers On How To Make A Difference In The World.

CAMP LOCATION: YEA Camp Massachusetts is located at beautiful Nature's Classroom, in Charlton, MA - about an hour and a half west of Boston and 3 hours from Manhattan. This beautiful facility is 500 acres on the shore of Prindle Pond and has stunning hiking trails.

CAMP FACILITIES: We stay in really nice modern buildings and dorm style rooms, each with two bunk beds. Each room has its own private bathroom with sink and shower. There is electricity, hot water, and all the basics.

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: July 2 - July 9 2016
Where: Charlton, MA
Cost: $1400
Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.yeacamp.org for more information or to register
Contact: info[AT]yeacamp.org or 415-710-7351

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Summer Dance Intensives
Daly City, CA

Visit Our Summer Dance Intensives Website
650-757-1244
wspa1[AT]sbcglobal.net
200 Northgate Ave
Daly City, CA 94015

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
200 Northgate Ave, Daly City, CA 94015

CAMPER AGES: 3-adult

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Musical Theater Summer Camp - June 15-July 3. Half day and full day options available.

Storybook Ballet Camp July 6 - July 24. Each week has a different themed ballet program designed for the beginning student.

Classical Ballet Camp for the more advanced dancers, July 6 - July 24.

Professional Ballet Camp for the serious ballet dancer, Juy 13 - August 7

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

CAMP LOCATION: Westlake School for the Performing Arts. We are located 5 minutes from San Francisco.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our site has 6 studios.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We have a year round progrm for dance - our schedule can be found on our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.wspadance.com.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please see our website for full details

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ABA Summer Ballet Camps
Alameda, California

Visit Our ABA Summer Ballet Camps Website
510.337.1929
admin[AT]alamedaballet.com
1402 Park St
Alameda, California 94501

CAMPER AGES: 4-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Mon-Fri 9-12

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: This level is for beginning students as well as those who have already been in a dance program. In addition to a daily dance class, children learn about and watch a different famous classical ballet each week. They explore their own creativity through exercise in movement concepts. Students also learn valuable lessons about anatomy, nutrition, dance history and vocabulary. Every child goes home with their own Ballet Camp Scrapbook they have created each week.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located across the bay from San Francisco in the East Bay in beautiful downtown Alameda. There is plenty of street parking, shopping and a movie theater (all within walking distance) to enjoy while your camper is having fun!

CAMP FACILITIES: Our Ballet studio is located in downtown Alameda near shopping and restaurants. It is in a beautiful old building with hardwood floors and large windows with lots of natural light.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Ages 4-6yrs: This level is for beginning students as well as those who have already been in a dance program. In addition to a daily dance class, children learn about and watch a different famous classical ballet each week. They explore their own creativity through exercise in movement concepts. Students also learn valuable lessons about anatomy, nutrition, dance history and vocabulary. Every child goes home with their own Ballet Camp Scrapbook they have created each week.

Ages 7-12yrs: This level is similar in structure and content to the camp for 4 - 6 year olds, but is for children whose focus, coordination, reading and writing skills are more developed. This camp includes a daily ballet class, video of a classical ballet, lessons in music, dance history, anatomy, nutrition and ballet vocabulary. Students explore their creativity with exercises in choreography and activities related to the classical ballet they are studying. Plus, students go home with their own Ballet Camp Scrapbook they have created each week.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Please email us or visit our website if you have any further questions. We hope to see you this summer!!!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
9am-12pm Mon - Fri: $225 a week:

Sleeping Beauty Camp 7/6-7/10
Swan Lake Camp 7/13-7/17
Cinderella Camp 7/20-7/24

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LAMI Topsail
San Pedro, California

Visit Our LAMI Topsail Website
310.833.6055
info[AT]lamitopsail.org
Berth 73, Ste 2
San Pedro, California 90731

CAMPER AGES: 6-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Spend the summer on the beautiful Southern California coast in a way that most people never experience, on a tallship! While at sea or on an island, we will explore topics in marine biology, maritime history, island ecology and have some fun with traditional Maritime arts! These are some of the most memorable summer camps in Southern California!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Adventure, and more. History, Astronomy, Navigation

CAMP LOCATION: Our home berths are in the Port of LA, San Pedro and Rainbow Harbor, Long Beach. But we don't stay there long. Unlike most camps our facilities are mobile, as we have three working tallships. The schooner American Pride and the twin brigantines Exy Johnson and Irving Johnson
Our Camp Website Link: www.lamitopsail.org
For summer camps we sail the waters off the coast of southern California.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our Camp Website Link: www.lamitopsail.org
Exy Johnson and Irving Johnson can sleep a max of 30 campers. We have four heads and three showers aboard. There is also a fully galley with stove and oven.
American Pride

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Los Angeles Maritime Institute was founded to better serve at risk youth in 1992 but our founder Jim Gladson had been working to that for many years prior. We work to give kids skills that cannot be gained at home or in a class room include team building, problem solving, decision-making, planning, self-reliance and leadership. And sailing is part of the global human heritage that we want everyone to experience at least once in their lives. We also believe that the best way to get kids impassioned about protecting the ocean, which we all rely on, is to show them first hand how amazing and fun it can be.
All our staff is required to pass background checks and child safety programs before stepping on board with trainees.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We do offer financial assistance please contact info[AT]lamitopsail.org for more information

OTHER CAMP INFO:

No sailing experience necessary… we will provide that! Learn the ropes of sailing a large vessel as you challenge yourself with exciting new opportunities: leaving the dock, setting and adjusting sails, keeping a ship on course, setting the anchor, and living aboard a ship for a week or two. Make new friends, eat great food, listen to the sound of the sea, and gaze at the stars at night.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please check Our Camp Website Link: summercamp.lamitopsail.org for dates and how to sign up

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Visual Arts Camp: Getting Close to Your Subject
Escondido, California

Visit Our Visual Arts Camp: Getting Close to Your Subject Website
(800) 988-4253
340 N Escondido Blvd
Escondido, California 92025

CAMPER AGES: 9-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. July 14-18, 2014, 1pm-5pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: Location: The California Center for the Arts, Escondido
Address: 340 N Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA 92025

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Visual Arts Camp: Getting Close to Your Subject

Explore the techniques of creating art inspired by your environment. We will look closely at the many examples of flora around the beautiful Center campus, and then you will create your own “masterpiece” modeled after the styles of famous artists. Decide which style appeals to you, and begin to develop your own artistic perspective.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Date: July 14-18, 2014
Time: 1pm-5pm
Tickets: $95-125

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Camp Yofi
Irvine, CA

Visit Our Camp Yofi Website
949-435-3400 ext. 275
campyofi[AT]jccoc.org
1 Federation Way
Suite #200
Irvine, CA 92614

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2021 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 2nd grade - 11th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP FACILITIES: 10 cabins, outdoor pool, climbing wall, amphitheater, access to beautiful Jenks Lake, archery range, and much more.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Yofi offers lots of fun and exciting activities! Campers can try new adventures and activities as well as old favorites. We have cabin activities such as sports and stream hikes, and also Chugim (activities that campers choose). Each day has a well balanced schedule so campers get to experience something new every day. Check out all the great choices for summer fun!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please check our website for 2014 summer rates and dates.

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Summer Art Camps and Workshops
Online Camp Fremont, California

Visit Our Summer Art Camps and Workshops Website
510-353-0860 or 925-353-2877
jessica[AT]ichenartacademy.com
43319 Mission Blvd
Fremont, California 94539

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Ichen Art Academy, Fremont School
43319 Mission Blvd, Fremont, CA 94539

Ichen Art Academy, Pleasanton School
4430 Willow Road, Suite I
Pleasanton CA 94588

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Summer Art Camps and Workshops Video

CAMPER AGES: Art Camps (5-8), Digital Illustration(9+), Workshops(11+)

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Online. Weekly summer art camps and workshops and weekend art classes

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Both online and in-person art camps for ages 5-9.
Digital Illustration online camps for ages 9+;
Art workshops for ages 11+.

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

CAMP LOCATION: 4430 Willow Road, Suite I
Pleasanton, CA 94588

We also have over 100+ online summer art camps and workshops for K-12 students.

Please visit our Facebook webpage Our Camp Website Link: Facebook.com for camp photos for the past five years. You will be amazed by the high quality of our students artworks.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have both online art camps/workshops and in-person camps for our 2021 summer art program. Go to Our Camp Website Link: IchenArtAcademy.com for more information.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Becoming an Ichen Art Academy student means that you have the opportunity to learn from the best art school with a long proven record of success to develop your creativity, foundational skills and artistic talents that will propel you to reach your full potential.

Best Quality Art Program
Since its inception in 1997 (formerly known as Ichen Art Studio), Ichen Art Academy has been putting relentless focus on developing high-quality art programs, reflected through its students’ artworks and measured by its students’ achievements. Many of its art-major students have now gone on to renowned art colleges and most prestigious majors such as CalArt’s Character Animation, ArtCenter’s Entertainment Design and Rhode Island School of Design. Some art-major students from early years have found employments in high-tech companies such as Google, Facebook and Netflix. Similarly, its non-art-major students have been accepted by nation’s top universities such as Harvard, Stanford, Princeton and MIT with the help of submission of a strong supplemental art portfolio. By consistently winning large numbers of national level awards in art competitions, Ichen Art Academy students’ skill levels and artworks are among the best in every age group.

Systematic and Comprehensive K-12 Art Education
Ichen Art Academy offers systematic and comprehensive art education to K-12 students and adults. All of its instructors are highly accomplished artists with many years of teaching and industry experience. Currently the following programs are offered
(Click the respective link to view students' artworks from that age group):

--Children’s Creative Art (Ages 5 to 8)
--Chinese Painting and Calligraphy (Ages 8+)
--Drawing and Sketch Level 1-Basic (Ages 8 to 10) Level 1 (Ages 10-11), 2 and 3 (Ages 12+)
--Oil Painting and Watercolor (Ages 12+)
--Digital Art for Beginner (Ages 9+), Intermediate and Advanced Levels (Ages 12+)
--Cartoon, Manga and Character Design (Ages 11+)
--AP Art Prep (Ages 14+)

Art Consultation Service for College Applications
The art counselor team at Ichen Art Academy specializes in helping art-major students prepare strong college art portfolios and apply for top art colleges and majors in the US. The team is also responsible for helping non-art-major students develop robust supplemental art portfolios for applying top private universities.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We partner with Youth Art Foundation, a non-profit organization to help our students develop leadership and utilize their art talents and skills to make positive contributions to their communities.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Ichen Art Academy provides comprehensive and systematic art education for K-12 students on a yearly basis. Please check our curriculum webpage for a detailed description:

Our Camp Website Link: www.ichenartacademy.com

OTHER CAMP INFO: Oil Painting, watercolor, Portrait/Figure Drawing, Illustration, Chinese Painting, Drawing and Sketching, AP Art Boot Camp, Open Studio, Fashion Design, UI/UX Design, Architectural and Interior Design, Animation and Game Design, Digital Art, Creative Comic Books, Manga and Anime, Cartoon and Character Design, Perspective Drawing, Graphic Design, 3D Modeling and much more.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Art Camps for kids ages 5-9:
Our Camp Website Link: www.ichenartacademy.com

Digital Illustration Art Camp for ages 9+:
Our Camp Website Link: www.ichenartacademy.com

Summer Art Workshops for ages 11+:
Our Camp Website Link: www.ichenartacademy.com

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Avid4 Adventure
California Location(s)

Visit Our Avid4 Adventure Website
800.977.9873
info[AT]avid4.com
2805 Wilderness Place
Suite 100
Boulder, CO 80301

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
We have multiple day camp locations throughout the Front Range of Colorado (12); Bay area of California (9), Minneapolis, Minnesota; Portland and Bend Oregon; and Seattle, Washington.

Our overnight camps are located in Orinda, California; Bailey, Evergreen and Boulder, Colorado.

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
2805 Wilderness Place #100
Boulder, CO 80302

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: Day Camps: Pre-K- 5th grade; Overnight Camps: 1st - 12th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Day Camps: Monday - Friday, 9-3pm *Extended Care Available. Overnight camps: 4 day to 2 week sessions

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Experience the power of authentic outdoor adventure this summer! Avid4 Adventure summer camps teach pre-K – 12th graders of all levels to climb, paddle, bike, hike and thrive in the outdoors. With help from our time-tested curriculum and experienced instructors, we give campers solid outdoors skills and character-shaping confidence they can use at camp and beyond, launching them into a lifetime of empowering adventure.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horses/Equestrian, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Kayaking, Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Backpacking, Hiking & So Much More!

CAMP LOCATION: Avid4 Adventure offers multi-sport day camps along the front range in Colorado and the Bay Area in California, as well as overnight camps and Teen Leadership Programs in Bailey & Evergreen, Colorado.

CAMP FACILITIES: Overnight camp locations at Windy Peak & Mt. Evans are in gorgeous locations in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado.

Our facilities have the look and feel of the quintessential sleep-away camp, complete with great and healthy food, comfortable lodging and plenty of opportunities for outdoor adventure. Camper loging are all single-sex and staff supervised. Our Head Chef has an advanced culinary degree and a passion for healthy eating, oversees a professional staff that cooks up delicious meals and accommodates food allergies and other dietary requests (such as vegan and gluten-free).

We also have teen travel Expedition programs for 5th-12th graders where campers sleep in tents every night and adventure every day with drop off locations in Boulder, Colorado and Orinda, California.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Avid4 Adventure offers multi-sport day camps along the front range in Colorado and the Bay Area in California, as well as overnight camps and Teen Leadership Programs in Bailey & Evergreen, Colorado. Camps are fun and inspiring with activities that include Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, Canoeing & much more!

Overnight camps also include Whitewater Rafting, Fly Fishing, Whitewater Rafting, Archery, Tree Climbing, Horseback Riding and Backpacking Expeditions. Day Camps for grades Pre-K-5th grade, Overnight Camp for grades 1st-8th and Teen Leadership Training for grades 9-12th. Please visit Our Camp Website Link: avid4.com for more information.

American Camp Association Accredited.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Staff-in-Training programs

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Avid4 Adventure is accepting application to our Financial Assistance program: Our Camp Website Link: avid4.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: avid4.com to see specific details regarding dates and times.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are seeking applicants that have a passion for kids and interests & experience in some or all of the following activities: hiking, biking, rock climbing, SUPing, canoeing, kayaking, overnight expeditions and outdoor education.

We were voted to the Outside Magazine Bests Place to Work for four years in a row!

Working with Avid4 Adventure, you will help inspire budding outdoor enthusiasts and become part of an incredible team of adventurers. Each summer, we hire Instructors, Camp Leadership, Facilities and Kitchen staff. 

Check out all available positions at our Avid4 Adventure Jobs page, and click through to our Online Application at Our Camp Website Link: avid4.com.

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Music Tech Summer Camp
California Location(s)

Visit Our Music Tech Summer Camp Website
(323)345-3423
musictechnologymentors[AT]gmail.com
Virtual Learning
Morro Bay, California 93442

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
785 Quintana Road #611
Morro Bay, CA. 93442

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Music Tech Summer Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: 8-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. June 14 - August 13, 2021 Monday- Friday 9:30am - 3:30pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Music Technology Mentors host a 10 week-long summer music technology camp that engage 100 students entering grades 3-12. Music Tech Summer Camp is an introduction to music technology software and hardware, focused on basic acoustics, digital audio, MIDI, and MIDI sequencing and notation software. Music Technology Mentors, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit Innovative Music Technology Afterschool & Music Tech Summer Camp Enrichment Programs.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Music/Band, Computers, Technology, and more.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: (Music Technology Lab) INSTRUCTOR: Professor Jae Deal of University of Southern California (USC) Thornton School of Music (Instructor of Music Technology)

Kimble Funchess, Music Educator, Trumpeter

Kimble’s enthusiasm for music led to a professional career in music as a performing artist and music educator. Kimble has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Music Education from Jackson State University. He also has a Master of Education Degree in School Counseling and serves as a board member of the Mississippi Musicians’ Hall of Fame. He has served as the facilitator for classes that focused on learning problem solving skills as a tool for 6th graders which helps them see the value in goal setting, learning social skill sets and to focus on behavior management using music therapy, mindfulness, and relaxation methods

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Music Technology Mentors Innovative Music Technology Afterschool Enrichment Program, you’ll focus on the creative, often experimental, blending of music and technology. You’ll do much more than learn how to record music. You’ll also learn how to compose, synthesize, and perform music; score for film, games, and other multimedia; and develop software and multimedia. Topics of study include music theory and history, acoustics, recording technology, computer composition, electronic music synthesis, technology-based performance, 3-D sound and spatial audio, and music business and law.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Music Technology Mentors Innovative Music Technology Afterschool Enrichment Program is a mentorship and relationship structure that provides leadership, support, career guidance, role modeling, and communication that occurs in the mentoring relationship with students. This is an important first step to unlocking excellent opportunities for student’s future. Students are gaining the knowledge and technical know-how needed to excel as leaders in life.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Each camper will receive a Music Production Workstation (home studio) each including a Digidesign MBox 2 audio/MIDI interfaces, and a PS-49 49-key USB 2.0 MIDI keyboard/synthesizer. Eris E4.5 active studio monitor speakers. M7 large-diaphragm studio condenser microphone. Software for music synthesis, production, and programming includes Pro Tools LE, Digital Performer, Peak Pro, Reason, Ableton Live, Max/MSP/Jitter, Sibelius, and Finale, DAW Software, Capture Duo Recording Software, Nimbit Free account to distribute and sell your music.

Music Technology Mentors Innovative Music Technology Afterschool Enrichment Program is a special place with a unique culture, where students are prepared for college and for life. Our teachers offer wise guidance every step of the way, from 3rd through 12th grade. We offer unparalleled opportunities in academics, music technology, and music performance with prolific cocurricular opportunities.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 14 - August 13, 2021 Monday- Friday 9:30am - 3:30pm

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Shaffer's High Sierra Camp, Inc.
Sattley, CA

Visit Our Shaffer's High Sierra Camp, Inc. Website
(866) 597-6617
LisaAndScott[AT]HighSierraCamp.com
38782 State Highway 49
Sattley, CA 96124

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2021 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 8 to 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Overnight

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Backpacking/Outdoor Living Skills, Leadership

CAMP LOCATION: The camp is located in California's splendid Tahoe National Forest, 1-1/4 hours north of Lake Tahoe, on the peaceful headwaters of the North Yuba River and adjacent to the Lakes Basin Recreation Area with dozens of pristine mountain lakes and miles and miles of hiking, biking, and horseback trails. Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.HighSierraCamp.com or call us at (866) 597-6617 for more information.

CAMP FACILITIES: The facility is rustic, in keeping with its wilderness adventure program. Participants sleep in cabins and large traditional tipis. There is a bathhouse with private showers and flush toilets. In addition, there is an administrative building with the camp's office and health center, recreation hall, dining hall, bike shop, arts & crafts hut, pool, volleyball court, archery range, challenge ropes course, horseshoe pit, disc golf course, and a camp fire area including a stage.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The camp's focus is on helping children 8 to 17 take another step toward becoming happy, healthy, well-adjusted adults.

We promote positive youth development through a program that includes many of the summer camp classics, such as arts & crafts, archery, camp fire, dance, drama, games, swimming, etc., plus exhilarating wilderness adventure activities, such as rock climbing, mountain biking, mountain boarding, horseback trail rides, hikes, backpacking, etc.

We also offer three specialized program tracks in which kids who love rock climbing, mountain biking or outdoor living skills (backpacking) can really focus on those activities.

In fact, our program has so many fun activities kids can't do them all in a single week! After a day of team building fun and games designed so kids get to meet and know others, kids sign up for activities every other day. They are not locked into a block schedule. Rather, they can sign up for the activities they really enjoy, or to be with friends. After all, when people think of camp, they think of fun and friends.

And our camp is so confident that your child will have fun, it offers a money-back guarantee. If your child doesn't have fun, we'll refund your money. No questions asked. (See the web site for details.) We don't know of another camp that backs its program with such a promise.

But fun isn't even the best part of camp. While kids come to camp the first time for all the great activities, they return for the magic. They simply feel exhilarated and nourished from their experience. This springs from our focus on youth development, with activities designed to help kids:

* build self-esteem and self-worth by contributing to their community,

* develop self-confidence by trying new activities in a criticism-free zone and acquiring new or improved skills such as in rock climbing, dance, paddle boarding, drama, or mountain biking,

* increase independence by successfully living away from home and making decisions for themselves such as what activities to pursue and even designing their own activity period,

* gain in understanding of others who come from different regions of the world (children and staff have come from virtually every continent on earth, including Antarctica where one of our staff member help build the research station),

* nurture an enduring sense of adventure, unafraid to try new things, springing from all the opportunities at camp, the encouragement and the lack of criticism by both peers and adults, and

* enhance an appreciation of nature by unplugging from electronics and living in a beautiful living, breathing forest.

When you mix all these positive developmental attributes with fun and friends in a beautiful mountain setting, you get all the ingredients for magic.

We think this contributed to Outside Magazine naming Shaffer's High Sierra Camp as one of its five favorite camps in the entire country. And with a money-back guarantee, you can't go wrong.

Don't settle for just a fun time when your child can have a life-changing experience. It's one of the best gifts you can give your child.

Watch our video (Our Camp Website Link: youtu.be) and then give us a call. We'd love to talk to you!

P.S. With room for just 70 campers at any one time, sessions fill. Don't be left out. Call today!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership Program.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
The camp offers sessions from one-week all the way up to eight weeks long.

Please see our web site for all your options, dates, and tuition choices:

Our Camp Website Link: www.highsierracamp.com

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MODELING CAMP
California Location(s)

Visit Our MODELING CAMP Website
888-757-5575
modelingcamp[AT]aol.com
212 East 42nd
New York, NY 10017

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Illinois, Texas, California, Florida, Georgia, Virginia

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 7-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
and more. Modeling, Fashion

CAMP LOCATION: Modeling Camp offers locations in NYC, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco and Virginia. Please visit our website for more information: Our Camp Website Link: www.modelingcamp.com

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: MODELING CAMP offers girls ages 7 thru 18 the opportunity to experience the world of fashion and modeling in a safe, non-competitive environment. Learn about the industry from top industry professionals, and gain valuable life skills along the way!

Meet stars from TV's hit show ' America's Next Top Model', have your own professional photo shoot, meet top modeling agencies such as Elite, Ford Models, Wilhelmina and more!

If you want to 'discover the model in you', this is the place to get started! Featured on GOOD MORNING AMERICA and NBC, this camp is the perfect place for all fashionistas!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit our website for session dates, locations and and fees: Our Camp Website Link: www.modelingcamp.com

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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

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:
Swimming, Science, 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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Growing Goddess Camp
California Location(s)

Visit Our Growing Goddess Camp Website
(502)396-6408
lena[AT]earthpatheducation.com
96 Rocky Cove Rd.
Candler, North Carolina 28715

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Sebastopol, CA

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
10 Weaver Smith Dr. Candler, NC 28715

CAMPER AGES: 11-14

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Growing Goddess is a Nature Based Rites of Passage Camp (ages 11-14) that celebrates the sacred time when a girl is becoming a woman. Through nature connection, supportive sisterhood, ritual, play and mentorship our true gifts emerge.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Soccer, Swimming, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Camping • Hiking • Arts & Crafts • Wild Edibles • Body-Awareness • Wilderness Safety • Song Sharing • Self-Care Medicine-Making • Fire Skills • Build A Moon Lodge • Council Circles

CAMP LOCATION: 20 minutes from downtown Asheville, NC. Sacred Mountain Sanctuary is nestled on hundreds of acres of pristine mountain land, surrounded by Pisgah National Forest. The property encompasses 2 mountain coves and neighbors a 3600ft elevated mountain bald with breathtaking views of Mount Pisgah and the surrounding areas. The coves are abundant with pristine water and important native plant species. Much of the property is blessed with a century-old mixed deciduous forest, making it an important species repository of the Southern Appalachian biome. - See more at: Our Camp Website Link: earthpatheducation.com

CAMP FACILITIES: Spring water, beautiful camp spots, tents provided, outdoor kitchen

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our Vision
At Earth Path Education we encourage the experience of being at home in nature and within oneself. We empower girls, boys, young women and men, adults and elders to claim the path to earth connection that is within each of us. We begin to see how bio-mimicry, being like the stream, being like the deer, can help us to live harmoniously, reducing stress and enhancing the ease of our existence. Through learning Earth skills, nature awareness, and ancestral wisdom we remember our place in an interconnected web; we remember who we are.

When we commune with our unity; we naturally develop compassionate communication skills with all beings. These skills aid us throughout life by allowing us to feel how our thoughts, words, and actions affect the whole of our community, the whole of life. We then begin to understand how we want to show up for ourselves, our communities, and our world.

With an understanding of our inter-connectedness to Earth and each other, we grow the roots to support a life of balanced giving and recieving. We naturally develop the inner wisdom that allows each of us to live our lives with confidence in ourselves and our visions, integrity within our relationships and actions, and humble gratitude for all that we experience everyday.

We help grow a culture of listening to mother earth as our wisest mentor.

Our Approach
Nature Awareness:
Through focusing on nature awareness we encourage our students to experience what is happening around them, awakening curiosity and inspiration. When students are empowered to root in processes like making fire, foraging wild foods, making rope, and learning bird songs; they begin to feel capable of relaxing and deepening in the wilderness. We believe that learning skills of how to source our human lives from the abundant life around us grows respect; respect for the plants that heal our wounds, the sticks that give us warmth, and the creek that cools us. We develop a deepening gratitude to the elements that offer us life.

Regenerative Presence:
We use a variety of tools to inspire a regenerative presence on the planet. At Earth Path Education, we believe that the concept of regeneration is the key to a harmonious future here on Earth. We believe that as humans we can do more than not harm, we can actually feed all of creation with our beauty, our rituals, our songs, and our deep listening.

Village Building:
We hold necessary the role of the village in our Wilderness Rites of Passage ceremonies. It is the village that sends the initaites into their journeys, and the village that catches the initaites and witnesses the transformations. The rites of passage is also a key part to the health of the village, pumping all members with health, inspirations and vitality, bringing to the village the vision seeds that are to sprout us into a more harmonious way of relating.

Ceremonial Arts:
At Earth Path Education we are committed to the beauty way. We make earth offerings, and leave equsitie altars in the forest. We sings and dance, at each spring, we feed the fire with our stories and we compost our grief and our burdens, so that life can grow corn with it to feed the people. We pray for our lives, we pray for the earth. Our dreams bring us messages, and as we tune into our rhythms, and synch up with the rythms of the land. The earth starts to dream up through us, clarifying our purpose, calling us forward, and illuminating our gifts. Our ceremonies are an art of listening, to that wisdom which has been held in the earth and is just waiting to be danced up through us.

Permaculture:
Permaculture creates systems that provide for Human needs and the Earth’ s needs through mutually beneficial relationships. The health of our human community is linked to our local bioregion, which in turn is linked to the wellbeing of all ecosystems. We instill the ethics of Elemental Linking and Holistic Thinking. As every element becomes an integral part of the whole system, the whole community becomes more dynamic, harmonious, and energy efficient. These enhanced relationships reduce maintenance and stress, while increasing yields and happiness. These permaculture principles apply to our ecological relationship and our social relationships.

Play:
We instill the idea that work and play can be one in the same. We inspire youth and adults to follow the things that they are truly passionate about. We help guide each other to feel confident in achieving our dreams, and manifesting a life that we are happy to be living each day. We believe that the most harmonious accomplishments come from a people who love what they were doing, feeling that their calling, is a place where ones passion is meeting the thrist of the world and bringing sweet water to the driest of places. We support our participants in finding this inspiration, passion, and motivation within themselves and taking action on their calling.

Meet Our Instructors
We offer instruction from connected, knowledgeable Ecologists, Naturalists, Primitive Skills Enthusiasts, and Crafts Teachers, and other Earth-loving individuals. We invite special Guest Teachers and Inspirational Elders to join us throughout our programs. Please check out our instructor bios. All of our instructors will share with your children and teens the wisdom they have been so committed to incorporating into their lives and the world. The great thing is we will learn as much if not more from them!

- See more at: Our Camp Website Link: earthpatheducation.com

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Moon Mystics for ages 15-18
Our Camp Website Link: earthpatheducation.com

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Contact lena[AT]earthpatheducation.com for financial need scholarship information.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Families are invited to our send off ceremonies, and welcome home celebrations. The first and last day of our sessions.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Our Camp Website Link: www.earthpatheducation.com for year round program opportunities

OTHER CAMP INFO: Growing Goddess is much more than your average camp. Here at Earth Path Education, we are truly passionate about supporting youth as they grow and mature. We think of these young women as a part of our family, and strive to support them in all aspects of their lives. We provide a safe space for these girls to freely share their joys and their sorrows. We thrive together through honoring our sisterhood. As we see the benefits of connecting together within a supportive network, all competitive energy melts away. With the guidance of mentors and a close connection to the earth, a culture is created that marks this powerful transition with intentional ceremony.

The Rites of Passage allows each young woman to connect to her inner guidance. This clarity inspires self-confidence, empowered decision-making, compassionate communication, and goal motivation. We come together to find the beauty inherent in each of us, so we fully believe in ourselves and each other. We sing, we dance, we celebrate! We learn about who we are and how we want to show up for our communities, this earth and our lives.

We learn about how to care for our amazing bodies, and discuss how to maintain a positive body-image. We learn about the traditional Moon Lodge, a sacred space established to honor a woman’s moontime. Through implementing these ceremonial practices, we learn how we can create space to deeply explore the blessings of being a woman.

We experience ourselves through ceremony and through play! We learn ancestral crafts, games, stories, and songs as we root into our bio-region! As we camp and hike our amazing landscapes, we explore the ways in which we can sustain ourselves through our understanding of the natural world. We learn a variety of earth skills including how to make fire, wild edibles, permaculture, plant medicines, and much more.

We call upon elders in our community to share their wisdom; we bring in strong role models to teach a variety of skills, crafts, and classes. Together we form a web that nourishes the fertile soil that feeds our growth and expansion throughout life. This quest is a powerful and fun-filled experience for all, helping to create the beautiful, heart-centered women of our future!

- See more at: Our Camp Website Link: earthpatheducation.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 22-26, 2015: 5 day overnight Rites of Passage Camp
$650 if paid by March 15th
$675 if paid by June 21st
$1,000 for two sessions: June and July, 2015 (10 days)

July 6-10, 2015: 5 day overnight Rites of Passage Camp
$650 if paid by March 15th
$675 if paid by June 21st
$1,000 for two sessions: June and July, 2015 (10 days)

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Camp Helping Hands
Thousand Oaks & Northridge, California

Visit Our Camp Helping Hands Website
805-244-5071
info[AT]camphelpinghands.com
La Reina High School and Middle School (Thousand Oaks )and Highland Hall Waldorf School (Northridge)
106 West Janss Road (Thousand Oaks Address)
Thousand Oaks & Northridge, California 91360

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1409 Kuehner Drive #195
Simi Valey, CA 93063

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 how to give back their community and have fun doing it!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, Team Sports, Academics, Travel, and more. Campers Learn About Serving Their Community Though Service Projects & Field Trips. They Also Develop Leadership Skills Through Teamwork & Training.

Camp Helping Hands is a Top Summer Camp located in Thousand Oaks & Northridge California offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Swimming, Team Sports, Academics and more. Camp Helping Hands is a top camp for ages: 6-14.
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CAMP LOCATION: Camp Helping Hands (CHH) leases space from institutions that offer the facility space and requirements needed to run our program.

Currently, we care located at La Reina High School and Middle School in sunny Thousand Oaks, California. The campus provides large open green space and is quiet and serene. Campers have plenty of room to play sports and games in between service projects and field trips, and there is plenty of indoor space to help keep cool.

Second Location for 2018:
Highland Hall Waldorf School
17100 Superior Street
Northridge, CA 93063

CAMP FACILITIES: La Reina is close to the 23 freeway. There is a ton of green space, the campus is gated, and there is ample parking for quick drop off and pick up.

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 four-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 four-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 Junior Counselors-in-/training (Jr.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 who have completed their freshman year of high school. Camp Helping Hands CITs gain new skills as they learn what it is like to work at camp under the direct supervision of our Team Counselors.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer scholarships. Please visit the website to apply. Our Camp Website Link: www.camphelpinghands.com

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 and San Fernando Valleys. 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 currently have two locations and 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: Our Camp Website Link: www.camphelpinghands.com.

10% OFF when you use the Code: CHHFlyer

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 in January. 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.

For more information about employment, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.camphelpinghands.com.

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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

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:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Soccer, Swimming, Team Sports, Science, Technology, Academics, 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 Our Camp Website Link: www.castilleja.org.

Castilleja Girls Day Camp is a Top Summer Camp located in Palo Alto California offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Soccer, Dance, Technology and more. Castilleja Girls Day Camp is a top 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:
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Math Quest Discovery Camp
Santa Clara, CA

Visit Our Math Quest Discovery Camp Website
408-355-0365
kelli[AT]artfulmath.com
463 Fulton Court
Santa Clara, CA 95051

CAMPER AGES: 6-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Learning math feels like play in this engaging summer camp that helps your child improve skills and build confidence to head into the new school year! Math Quest Camp is a joy-filled week of cool number challenges, real-world projects, math mysteries and games that make math fun and easy to understand. By the end of camp, all the kids have their favorite ways to “play” with math. They'll head to the school year with a boost in confidence, improved math skills, and the belief that math is fun!

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

CAMP LOCATION: Our Santa Clara location is just off of 280 and Lawrence (on the border of Cupertino and Santa Clara). It is convenient to those in the south bay and lower peninsula.

Our Portola Valley location is located on beautiful Sand Hill Road, about 10 minutes from highway 280. It is a good choice for those located along the mid and upper peninsula.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our Santa Clara camps are held in a spacious and inviting home with a beautiful outdoor space for math movement, games, and activities.

The Portola Valley location is surrounded by trees and nature, and includes a classroom, kitchen, library, and other mini-spaces for math exploration.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We believe play is the ideal way for kids to tap into their curiosity and love of math--and to motivate themselves to even greater challenge and mastery.

Too many kids have only experienced math as tedious, boring rules with no connection to real life. Math Quest camps change all that, making math exciting and fun even for kids who think they are "bad at math".

Math Quest Camps (formerly "Growing Smart Kids") was awarded Best Summer Camps in 2014 by Activity Hero.

The camp leader, Kelli Pearson, is a 4th and 5th grade math teacher, author of Miss Brain's Cool Math Games and founder of Artful Math.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: After school math groups are available during the school year.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:

* July 9-13: Portola Valley, grades 1-4 WAITING LIST
* July 16-20: Santa Clara, grades 1-4
* July 23-27: Portola Valley, grades 2-5
* July 30-Aug 4: Portola Valley, grades 3-6 WAITING LIST
* Aug 6-10: Santa Clara, grades 3-6

Hours: 9am – 3pm, M-F (extra care available 8:00am-5:00pm)
Camp fee: $420
More Info: Our Camp Website Link: www.artfulmath.com

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Project Endeavor Programs
California Location(s)

Visit Our Project Endeavor Programs Website
310-955-7659
info[AT]projectEndeavorprograms.com
Various California & Florida Locations
UCLA
Westwood, California 90095

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Los Angeles, CA
San Francisco, CA
Palo Alto, CA
Miami, FL

CAMPER AGES: 12-14, 14-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Programs for High School Students. Experience the next generation of visual and performing artists, tech savvy professionals, future leaders and enterprisers and athletes at Project Endeavor, the program that helps you to focus and develop your inner passion and creativity! Join Project Endeavor programs for our 25th summer with sessions ranging from one to six weeks on campuses in Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Palo Alto.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Weightloss, Golf, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Team Sports, Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, Adventure, Travel, and more.

CAMP FACILITIES: Rest easy, because Project Endeavor understands the importance of being comfortable in your home away from home. We provide our students with private accommodations in residence halls on UCLA and UCB’s campuses that offer the comforts you expect with the safety and security you demand. You’ll have full access to premier health and recreational facilities and meals that won’t leave you hungry for home cooking. We pride ourselves on the fact that our residential amenities, top-quality food service and fitness facilities offer our students the very best. Our goal is to consistently create an environment where you’ll be able to concentrate on getting the most out of your summer – staying relaxed, refreshed and ready to excel.

You’ll kick back in comfort, enjoying in-suite bathrooms, Internet access, weekly housekeeping, linen service and much more. These rooms definitely serve up cool California style! At the end of the day, relax in fully furnished lounges. Catch your favorite show on cable TV, play some Xbox, or watch a DVD with your new friends!

Project Endeavor has always been committed to absolute safety for every student. We maintain a ten-to-one student-to-staff ratio – one of the lowest in the industry – to ensure everyone gets the unmatched attention and unique personalized programs they deserve. Our luxury residence features a front desk staffed 24 hours a day with trained personnel for your comfort and convenience. As part of our commitment to student safety, Project Endeavor staff members live on every student-occupied floor, accompany students on all activities and excursions, and are always equipped with cellphones.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Project Endeavor offers unforgettable summer camps for high school students from around the globe. These experiences create memories that last a lifetime and teach you skills in your chosen field. Our exciting pre college programs allow you to work with the finest faculty and locations designed to meet the highest standards in each chosen field of study from visual and performing arts to high tech to leadership, entrepreneurship and athletics. Project Endeavor programs offer renowned courses that are specialized to combine the highest level of creative intensity and balance them with safety, fun and adventure for students completing grades 9 through 12. Whether you are acting in a short film in Hollywood, working with your team to design and showcase the future of the high tech world or participating in a fashion shoot in Soho, you’re sure to have the experience of a lifetime!

We felt that high school students of all ages that are beginning to get ready to move from high school to college would be so much better prepared for the future if they had the opportunity to fine tune and discover their talents and abilities by offering these very specialized and creative summer camps for high school students.

Over 25 years, we have experienced that well-designed pre college programs run by highly qualified educational and creative experts and professionals will open the minds and hone the talents of students interested in the fields of Creative and Fine Arts, Technology and Business, Leadership and Athletics while boosting the confidence and comfort of high school students on the verge of new academic and social challenges.

It is our belief that everyone returns from our summer camps for high school students with a greater understanding of the opportunities ahead and a true appreciation of their abilities and talents. Their experience prepares them to prosper as they focus on the world ahead and their exciting future and success.

OTHER CAMP INFO: The Project Endeavor Experience takes students and faculty from around the globe and works with each participant to hone their skills and talents. Each participant will be assigned a team and each team will work with a team leader to design a project or perform a routine or create a masterpiece that will be shown to members of that given field at a final banquet. The team that is elected by members of that profession will be honored at the event and will be able to meet with the judges. As a part of the Project Endeavor experience, each team will base their project and the competition on behalf of a local charitable organization. The winning team will receive a donation on its behalf from Project Endeavor to the selected organization.

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Gymnastics World Spring Day Camps
Chatsworth, California

Visit Our Gymnastics World Spring Day Camps Website
818-775-9922
kelly[AT]gymnasticsworld.com
contactus[AT]gymnasticsworld.com
20914 Nordhoff Street
Suite 101
Chatsworth, California 91311

CAMPER AGES: 3yrs(potty trained) - 14yrs

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Monday - Friday 9am-3pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): ALL CHILDREN WELCOME!

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: 30 minute rotations on each olympic event plus zip line, trampoline, tumble trac, crafts, group games

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are approximately 20 miles north of Los Angeles, 15 miles east of Simi Valley, 10 miles east of Burbank

CAMP FACILITIES: "State of the Art' facility - 14,000 soft of the most advanced and updated equipment and training tools int he state, featuring unground trampoline systems as long as 60 feet in length, also a 8ft deep foam pits… not to mention a clean facility!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Gymnastics World prides itself in providing a fun and safe environment where children are treated with respect and are educated in a positive manner and inspired to improve on their potentials and achieve greatness by small increments of success.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): If you want an unforgettable camp experience join GW's Summer Camp for an amazing time! Your child will have a blast learning gymnastics, doing arts & crafts, playing games, making new friends, and more!!!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: GW's has year around gymnastics classes Monday through Saturday for all levels and ages. We also offer birthday parties, field trips, girls scout events, parents night out and more.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Gymnastics, rock wall, zip line, dance, arts & crafts and much more!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
WEEKS availiable:

March 21st-25th & 28th
TIMES availiable:
9:00am-12:00pm $200 per week
9:00am-3:00pm $250 per week
Early drop off and late pick up available
Daily rates $50/$70 also available.

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Robolink Stay At Home Camps
San Diego, California

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(858) 876-5123
alycia[AT]robolink.com
info[AT]robolink.com
San Diego, California

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
5677 Oberlin Dr #100
San Diego, CA 92121

CAMPER AGES: 7-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Weekday and weekend camps

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Robolink's camps teach Python coding, virtual VEX IQ, Artificial Intelligence, and more! Our camps are perfect for any student who wants to learn a new skill, test the waters of a new program, or just have fun, while having plenty of time to play, relax, hang-out with friends, with themed-project activities!

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Sorrento Valley of Sunny San Diego, which is the tech center of the city. Our camp center is temporarily closed but our virtual camps are available year-round.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our mission is to make STEM education accessible, engaging, and fun. The world is becoming more technology-driven, so it’s increasingly important that we cultivate the next generation of innovators and inventors and make technology accessible to all. With our learning centers in San Diego, and schools all over the country and internationally, we teach AI (artificial intelligence), coding, and engineering, while working with amazing teachers all over the world. Our newest division is our online learning with private tutoring and group lessons. Now learning can happen anywhere!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Our camps are divided into seasons:

Sep - May: Afterschool camps M-F and Weekend camps S-Su. 1hr each day

Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year, Spring Break: 3-Day camps, 1.5hrs each day

Jun- Aug: Summer camps run M-F, 1.5hrs each day

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our camp offerings change weekly. See our website for more info. Our Camp Website Link: shop.robolink.com

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Steve & Kate's Camp
California Location(s)

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415.513.0469
425 Dempster Street
Evanston, Illinois 60201

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California
Massachusetts
Oregon
Washington
Washington D.C.
New Jersey
New York
Illinois

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
28 Liberty Ship Way, Suite 2815,
Sausalito, CA 94965

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 4 years old - 7th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. M-F: 7:30am - 6pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: At Steve & Kate's, we strive to create an environment where children can explore their passions at their own pace -- from music recording and animation, to sports, sewing, and baking. We believe that when campers are given choice and freedom, they learn on a deeper and more meaningful level, gain confidence, and are genuinely happy! Parents love our flexibility in scheduling, as we offer day passes or membership, and drop-off and pick-up can take place anytime within our hours (7:30am-6pm). Food is included and any unused day passes are automatically refunded at the end of the summer.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Soccer, Technology, and more.

Steve & Kate s Camp is a Top Summer Camp located in Evanston California offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Music/Band, Soccer, Technology and more. Steve & Kate s Camp is a top camp for ages: 4 years old - 7th grade.
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CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial aid is available! Please see our website for more information: Our Camp Website Link: steveandkatescamp.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For camp session and fees info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: steveandkatescamp.com.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
For summer job info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: steveandkatescamp.com.

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Customized School Trip to China
California Location(s)

Visit Our Customized School Trip to China 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:
China

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 8 to 19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Ideal for schools plan to take students travel to China during spring or summer break. Completely customize per school needs (date, length, route, etc); a teacher or leader travel for free for small group of 6 paying students; all logistical support before and during the entire trip; well-trained group managers in China assisting you with all managing and communication works; 24/7 bilingual counselors in China ensuring your students� safety beyond classroom.

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

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Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camps at University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Visit Our Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camps at University of Southern California Website
330-333-2267
info[AT]wilsontenniscamps.com
The University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089

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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 18

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camp at the University of Southern California has become one of our most popular camps – selling out early in 2014. Run by the staff of one of the nation’s premier women’s tennis programs, the camp features the latest teaching techniques, first rate facilities, and a comprehensive instructional program.

Directed by Associate Women’s tennis coach, West Nott, the Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camp at USC is for boys and girls ages 7-18 of all skill levels. Coach Nott enters his seventh season as assistant coach at USC, honored as the 2009 ITA West Region Assistant Coach of the Year in his second season with the Women of Troy. He came to Troy after serving as a volunteer assistant with the Washington men’s program, following a successful collegiate playing career at Georgia Tech.

Each camper will receive instruction on the fundamentals of all major strokes and will enhance their skills through repetition, ball-feeding drills, live-ball situations and competitive match play. In addition, campers will be exposed to team competition and match play in singles and doubles. These camps are excellent preparation for anyone interested in participating in middle school, high school or USTA team tennis, or preparing to compete in USTA leagues and/or tournaments.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
and more.

CAMP LOCATION: The Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camp at the University of Southern California is a brand new camp for 2013. Run by the staff of one of the nation�s premier women�s tennis programs, the camp will feature the latest teaching techniques, first rate facilities, and a comprensive instructional program.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
SESSION I: June 21-26, 2015
SESSION II: July 5-10, 2015

CAMP TYPE: Overnight Camp with Commuter Option

TIMES: All day for Overnight / Commuters 9am-9pm daily / Full Day 9am-4pm (includes lunch)

FEES: Overnight - $885 / Commuter $750 / Full Day $625

AGES: Boys and Girls ages 7-18 of all skill levels

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Dance Camps
Ukiah, California

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707-463-2290
balletoffice[AT]sbcglobal.net
205 S. State Street
Ukiah, California 95482

CAMPER AGES: 5-7

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, and more.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Budding Ballerinas ages 5-7 will have a magical two weeks of ballet classes, dance games, art projects and activities sure to delight every young dancer. This special workshop will culminate with a special presentation to families of what was learned and created during the dance camp.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 16-27 9:30-11:30am $175

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Wilderness Augusta
Nevada City, California

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530.265.3702
david[AT]campaugusta.org
office[AT]campaugusta.org
17530 Lake Vera Rd
Nevada City, California 95959

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 12-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Wilderness Augusta trips are intentionally designed and facilitated outdoor adventures for children to make powerful, life-serving choices for themselves and others through challenging expeditions and in a skills-based learning environment.

Our curriculum and itineraries focus on character development and outdoor leadership through environmental stewardship and awareness and outdoor living skills. We focus on a unique, intentional design of “success counseling” that allows counselors to address diverse learning styles, feelings and needs.

We utilize powerful tools with campers such as: Challenge By Choice, Full Value Contract, 100% Responsibility, Compassionate communication and many other opportunities for the benefit of camper growth in mind, body and spirit. - See more at: Our Camp Website Link: wildernessaugusta.org

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION:
Situated one hour northeast of Sacramento in Nevada County’s lush pine forest, Camp Augusta gives you the feeling of comfort. Our 65-foot waterfall, Lake Vera, rustic beauty and blue sky will create an atmosphere of peace and relaxation. Dedicated staff provide everything necessary for your best experience. Camp Augusta covers 80 acres in the Sierra Nevada foothills, just outside the town of Nevada City. Each year, thousands of children, youth and family members enjoy Camp Augusta's rustic setting in the wooded lands of Lake Vera's western shores. Camp Augusta's four core programs are uniquely designed for summer youth campers, wilderness trips, elementary school children, and family groups.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our lodge, rebuilt in 2000, is a 1,400 square foot log structure. It features a great fireplace, a 1,000 square foot open-air deck, and a feeling of rustic nostalgia that will make your wedding, conference, seminar, retreat, or picnic unforgettable.

Facilities also include: amphitheater, 18 open-air cabins (holds 120 people), yurt, 2 modern cabins, fully-equipped kitchen, outdoor dining area, 3 campfire rings, large activity field, lake, Rock Creek, waterfalls, and 80 acres.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Wilderness Trips (1 and 2 weeks)

We have a variety of incredible trips planned that offer a bit of a different twist on the typical Camp Augusta experience (if, indeed, anything at Camp Augusta can be considered ‘typical’!).

Backpacking Expedition at Grouse Ridge
Backpacking/Rock Climbing Expedition in Desolation Wilderness
Backcountry Wilderness Expedition in Hoover Wilderness
Split Session: Augusta Week + Backpacking at Grouse Ridge

Resident Camp (1 or 2 weeks):

Our program is designed for boys and girls between the ages of 8-16. Campers are placed in cabin groups according to age, gender, and parental requests. With a staff-to-camper ratio of 1:2, kids have full assistance in all aspects of camp life. Camp Augusta is a place where children learn to live together in a supportive atmosphere that promotes personal and social growth, increases self-confidence, and lasting memories and friendships. Our extensive activities offer something for just about any camper.

Mini Camp (3 days, 2 nights):

Intended as a first camp experience for the young child (ages 6 – 9), providing close supervision and an introduction to camping with lots of individual attention. A ratio of one staff member per two campers is maintained, and often better than that.

Communication, Independence, and Responsibility: Compassionate Leadership Empowerment (CIRCLE)

Mission: To inspire within teens aged 16-17 an appreciation for and understanding of the beautiful complexities of working intimately with children; to empower teens with focused leadership and communication skills that allow them to engage their world with independence, responsibility, and compassion.

- Wilderness Trips (1 and 2 weeks) We have a variety of incredible trips planned that offer a bit of a different twist on the typical Camp Augusta experience (if, indeed, anything at Camp Augusta can be considered ‘typical’!).

- Backpacking Expedition at Grouse Ridge - Backpacking/Rock Climbing Expedition in Desolation Wilderness

- Backcountry Wilderness Expedition in Hoover Wilderness - Split Session: Augusta Week + Backpacking at Grouse Ridge Resident Camp (1 or 2 weeks): Our program is designed for boys and girls between the ages of 8-16. Campers are placed in cabin groups according to age, gender, and parental requests. With a staff-to-camper ratio of 1:2, kids have full assistance in all aspects of camp life. Camp Augusta is a place where children learn to live together in a supportive atmosphere that promotes personal and social growth, increases self-confidence, and lasting memories and friendships.

Our extensive activities offer something for just about any camper. Mini Camp (3 days, 2 nights): Intended as a first camp experience for the young child (ages 6 – 9), providing close supervision and an introduction to camping with lots of individual attention.

A ratio of one staff member per two campers is maintained, and often better than that. Communication, Independence, and Responsibility: Compassionate Leadership Empowerment (CIRCLE). Mission: To inspire within teens aged 16-17 an appreciation for and understanding of the beautiful complexities of working intimately with children; to empower teens with focused leadership and communication skills that allow them to engage their world with independence, responsibility, and compassion

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: The Camp Augusta CIRCLE program combines months of pre-camp reflection and planning with an intense 3-week "on-the-ground" curriculum during July and August. This combination of introspection and action illustrates our vision of what is important to leadership, and how to achieve that. Focused reflections, logistical planning, extensive communication training, success counseling, and intimate interaction with children are just a few ways that we develop compassionate leaders.

The Camp Augusta CIRCLE program combines months of pre-camp reflection and planning with an intense 3-week "on-the-ground" curriculum during July and August. This combination of introspection and action illustrates our vision of what is important to leadership, and how to achieve that. Focused reflections, logistical planning, extensive communication training, success counseling, and intimate interaction with children are just a few ways that we develop compassionate leaders.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Camp Augusta is about FUN with all of the activities you’d expect, but also so much more. In a small, tight, true community set in natural splendor, campers develop self-confidence, independence, social skills (emotional intelligence), creativity, activity skills, environmental awareness and appreciation, friendships, and healthy living skills. Campers also learn what most modern children have forgotten -- how to simply play and be a kid without television, video games, cell/smart phones, the internet, canned games, or social pressure. Come enjoy some wish wonder and surprise with the Camp Augusta crew of 2014. Enjoy amazing food, family and friends, entertaining campfires and of course s’mores at our camp on the shores of Lake Vera in Nevada City, CA. See videos on our website. Prices are inclusive of everything -- food, lodging, and all activities.

OTHER CAMP INFO: See Our Camp Website Link: wildernessaugusta.wix.com for more information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit Our Camp Website Link: wildernessaugusta.wix.com for more information.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Please see Our Camp Website Link: www.campaugusta.org for information about applying to work at Camp Augusta.

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Visual Arts Camp: The Medium is the Message
Escondido, California

Visit Our Visual Arts Camp: The Medium is the Message Website
(800) 988-4253
340 N Escondido Blvd
Escondido, California 92025

CAMPER AGES: 6-8

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. July 14-18, 2014, 8:30am-11:30am

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: Location: The California Center for the Arts, Escondido
Address: 340 N Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA 92025

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Title: Visual Arts Camp: The Medium is the Message

Event Info: Enjoy a week filled with exploration and creativity as we learn to use a variety of art media. Using everything from pencil and charcoal to pastels and paint, you will have the chance to create in the Art Studio as well as outside around the beautiful Center campus. This camp will provide a look at the different techniques needed for each medium, and how the final product changes depending on your choice. Create a beautiful series of work your parents can display with pride!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Date: July 14-18, 2014
Time: 8:30am-11:30am
Tickets: $95-125

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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

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:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Math, Science, Academics, 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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DANCE+PERFORM+CREATE - RAD USA 2014 International Summer School
Long Beach, CA

Visit Our DANCE+PERFORM+CREATE - RAD USA 2014 International Summer School Website
414-747-9060
info[AT]radusa.org
California State University Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840

CAMPER AGES: 12 - 22

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Overnight housing provided on campus. The camp is a residential camp but day students are also welcome.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: The camp is located in the state of the art dance center on the campus of California State University Long Beach.

CAMP FACILITIES: 5 state of the art dance studios with accommodation provided in dormitories on campus.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Experience the thrill of performance this summer by taking part in our exciting and rewarding Performance Course. This specially designed program gives you an insight into how it feels to be part of a creative process and allows you to develop your skills as a dancer and performer.

Work with professional dancers and teachers and take part in the creation of original pieces of choreography in preparation for a public performance.

OTHER CAMP INFO: The camp is a residential camp but day students are also welcome.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 7 - 19, 2014.

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Young Dancer Camp
Irvine, California

Visit Our Young Dancer Camp Website
714-962-5440
southland[AT]festivalballet.org
710 Roosevelt
Irvine, California 92620

CAMPER AGES: 8-10

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily: 9am - 1pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Young Dancer Camp is designed for the young dance student, ages 8 to 10, who are currently enrolled in Ballet Level 1, 2 or 3 and are taking a minimum of two to three ballet classes a week. It is a comprehensive program that enhances the dancer’s classical ballet training and introduces the dancer to character, historical dance, jazz, etiquette and proper stretching. Southland Ballet Academy's outstanding faculty will be teaching this camp.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, and more.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Young Dancer Camp is designed for the young dance student, ages 8 to 10, who are currently enrolled in Ballet Level 1, 2 or 3 and are taking a minimum of two to three ballet classes a week. It is a comprehensive program that enhances the dancer’s classical ballet training and introduces the dancer to character, historical dance, jazz, etiquette and proper stretching. Southland Ballet Academy's outstanding faculty will be teaching this camp.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 15-19, 2019

Class schedule: 9AM-1PM
Tuition: $300

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Nike Soccer Camp UC Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California

Visit Our Nike Soccer Camp UC Santa Cruz Website
1-800-645-3226
soccer[AT]ussportscamps.com
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, California 95064

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: Girls 10-18; Boys 10-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

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

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Join us at the NIKE Soccer Camp at UC Santa Cruz. Our goal at this co-ed camp is to stimulate a love for the game in young athletes by showing them how to accelerate their own progress and success.

This camp provides a fun and competitive environment for players of all ability levels. Join us for an excellent opportunity to interact with high-level coaches and collegiate players. By working with the head coaches at UC Santa Cruz, we are able to offer an unforgettable growth experience no matter what your age or skill level.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP FACILITIES: The University of California, Santa Cruz is located 35 miles from San Jose, on a beautiful coastal campus overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Surrounded by gorgeous views and towering redwoods, campers are inspired to develop their love of the game and improve their individual and team skills.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:

Our camp directors are among the finest coaches in America. They have a major stake in providing camps of the highest quality: camps that are fun, that improve the skills of the campers, and that provide the campers with the opportunity to make new, life-long friends. The best place to become a better soccer player is in the company of coaches and players who share your passion. Their program at UC Santa Cruz emphasizes small group tactics within the framework of team strategy and game play, and campers leave with a deeper and more improved understanding of the game. Specialized goalkeeper instruction is available but will not be the primary focus of the camp.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please refer to the camp webpage for additional information:
Our Camp Website Link: www.ussportscamps.com

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Nike Soccer Camp William Jessup University
Rocklin, California

Visit Our Nike Soccer Camp William Jessup University Website
800-645-3226
soccer[AT]ussportscamps.com
333 Sunset Blvd.
Rocklin, California 95765

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Nike Soccer Camp William Jessup University Video

CAMPER AGES: 8-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Nike camp at William Jessup University is a soccer camp for boys and girls to receive high level training. Participants will work on fine tuning their fundamentals, dynamic abilities, while learning tactical strategies.

At Nike Soccer Camps our goal is to stimulate a love for the game in young athletes by showing them how to accelerate their own progress and success. We are able to offer an unforgettable growth experience no matter what your age or skill level. Campers train with the William Jessup soccer staff at Jessup field.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our camp directors are among the finest coaches in America. They have a major stake in providing camps of the highest quality: camps that are fun and that improve the skills of the campers. The best place to become a better soccer player is in the company of coaches and players who share your passion.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please refer to the camp webpage for additional information:
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Crazzy's Wasewagan Camp & Retreat
Angelus Oaks, CA

Visit Our Crazzy's Wasewagan Camp & Retreat Website
805-498-5572
crazzycraig[AT]earthlink.net
42121 Seven Oaks Road
Angelus Oaks, CA 92305

CAMPER AGES: 5 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Come make some lifetime friends, and have an AWESOME ADVENTURE!!! Campers earn a trophy or ribbon for activities and achievements.

New Exciting Activities Offered
. Stand Up Paddle Boarding
. Alpine Water Slide
. Glow Bowling . Roller Skating . Zoo Trip
. Horsebock Riding
. Biking & Brunch Around Big Bear Lake

Spaces fill up fast, so call today for more info.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Team Sports, Adventure, and more. Ropes Course, Stand Up Paddle Board, Zipline, Archery, Horseback Riding, Water Slide, Roller Skating, Canoeing, Riflery, Fencing, Swimming, Zoo Trip, Volleyball, Glow Bowling, Basketball, Hiking, Fishing, Mountain Biking, Paintball & Much More...

CAMP LOCATION: Minutes from Big Bear, CA. Nestled in the beautiful Mountains with the Santa Ana River running along side of the camp. Family owned and operated. Originally Est. 1933. Please visit our website for more info and photos. Let us know if you would like a brochure mailed or personal tour.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 12 cabins with bunkbeds that hold form 10-22 campers. The beautiful Santa Ana River runs along side the camp, where the kids go fishing. We have an amazing Rec Hall with a cozy fireplace and full game room. We go to Jenks lake, 1 mile away to go canoeing. We have a beautiful large pool for swimming and so much more...

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We are ACA accredited. Our staff members are CPR & 1st Aid certified. Our staff are very well trained and professionally prepared in order to meet the emotional and physical needs of each child. Please go to Our Camp Website Link: www.wasewagan.com for more info.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Youth Groups, Girl/Boy Scouts, Weddings, Churches, Schools, Winter Camp, Reunions and more...

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camp dates run from June - August. We offer 8 weekes of camp. The kids can come for 1,2,3 weeks or more. Please go to the web site for dates and pricing. We do offer a 5% discount on siblings. Spring & Fall we are open for groups such as girl/boy scouts, retreats, weddings and any other group. Call for details 805-498-5572 or check out Our Camp Website Link: www.wasewagan.com.

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Edgemar Center of the Arts Kids and Teens Summer Camps
Santa Monica, California

Visit Our Edgemar Center of the Arts Kids and Teens Summer Camps Website
(310) 392-0815
info[AT]michelledanner.com
Edgemar Centre for the Arts
2437 Main St
Santa Monica, California 90405

CAMPER AGES: 7-12 and 13-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Weekdays, 9am-3:30pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: We are running a variety of week long summer camps from June to August.

Our Make A Movie Camp gives students the chance to write and star in their own original short film.

Our Acting and Improv Camp teach students to develop a solid acting technique and foundation. The camp includes improvisational games, on camera auditioning experience, scene study and vocal exercises.

Camps are split by age into 7-12's and 13-17's.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more.

Edgemar Center of the Arts Kids and Teens Summer Camps is a Top Summer Camp located in Santa Monica California offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Theater, Music/Band, Musical Theater and more. Edgemar Center of the Arts Kids and Teens Summer Camps is a top camp for ages: 7-12 and 13-17.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located just two blocks from the beach and a mile from Santa Monica Pier on Main St. A plethora of shops and restaurants are within easy walking distance. Check out our website for pictures!

CAMP FACILITIES: We have two theatres/acting spaces plus a gallery and outside patio area.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: With 30 years experience supporting both A-List and up and coming actors to fulfill their maximum potential, film director and international acting coach Michelle Danner has distilled the best ideas and practices of the major acting techniques, utilizing the strengths of each. But every actor is unique, so you will learn to form a toolbox of your own, your very own “Golden Box”. Through studying Michelle Danner’s acting technique you will accumulate a comprehensive set of “acting tools” to use when approaching a role or a scene, whether it be for film, television, or theater.

Michelle Danner is an international film director & acting coach. Her student list include James Franco, Seth MacFarlane, Salma Hayek, Henry Cavill, Zooey Deschanel, Gerard Butler, Chris Rock, Chris Martin, Penelope Cruz, Michael Pena, Michelle Rodriguez, Kate Del Castillo and many others.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: The Michelle Danner Acting Studio runs kids and teen classes throughout the year. Please contact us for further information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Below is a list of camps dates that are still open:
JUNE 12TH – JUNE 16TH
JUNE 19TH – JUNE 23RD
JUNE 26TH – JUNE 30TH
JULY 10TH – JULY 14TH
JULY 31ST – AUGUST 4TH
AUGUST 7TH – AUGUST 11TH
AUGUST 14TH – AUGUST 18TH

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Skyhawks Sports Academy Summer Sports Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our Skyhawks Sports Academy Summer Sports Camps Website
800-804-3509
Over 500 Locations Nationwide
Mead, WA

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
CA, CO, CT, FL, IA, ID, IL, IN, KY, MA, MI, MN, MT, NH, NY, OH, OR, PA, TX, WA, WI, and WY

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
6311 E. Mt. Spokane Park Dr., Suite B
Mead, WA 99021

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 3 thru 12. Not all ages available in all areas.

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Hours vary by camp and age level.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Football, Baseball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Golf, Tennis, Volleyball, Team Sports, and more. Lacrosse, Mini-Hawk, Multi-Sport, Quickstart, Tiny-Hawk, Track & Field, & Volleyball Too!

CAMP LOCATION: Skyhawks Sports Camps are located in cities throughout the state. Please see our website for exact locations near you at Our Camp Website Link: www.skyhawks.com

CAMP FACILITIES: Modern practice fields and facilites with top-notch training and safety equipment.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Since 1979, Skyhawks sports has led safe, fun and skill-focused sports camps and programs for youth between the ages of 3-12.

We offer many different different sports--and countless ways for your child to grow. The camps range from soccer to baseball to our popular mulit-sport camps where kids sample three different sports (soccer, basketball and baseball) in one camp.

Our camps and programs are offered locally throughout over 500 communities. The format includes traditional week-long summer day camps and year-round after-school programs that range from 45 minutes to 6 hours in duration, per day. Our progression of camps and programs, led by our expert staff, are generated toward youth looking for a sport introduction or those who want to refine and master their sport-specific skills.

For Detailed Information on ALL of our summer sports camps, please visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.skyhawks.com.

Our coaches and site directors make a significant difference to your child's on-field experience. Chosen for their strong personal character, responsibility, and capacity to effectively communicate sports skills to youth, our staff will make the extra effort every time to ensure that your children have the best on-field/court experience, emphasize teamwork, and learn life skills through sports. Our staff are required to complete our extensive certification process.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer financial aid for those families that qualify. Please call 1.800.804.3509 for an application.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We offer year round programs in select states, please see our website for complete information on all Skyhawks Sport Camps in your area.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Skyhawks Sports Camps are SAFETY FOCUSED!

At Skyhawks we go the extra mile to focus on safety, and we have a long-standing proven safety track record and processes to prove it. For example, all Skyhawks Sports camps start and end with our unique safety process called "Gate System and Parking Lot Duty." This process is where coaches come and greet both parents and campers in the parking lot when parents pull up to drop off their children.

Our staff guide the kids onto the field/court and out of harm's way by funneling them into our gate system. Eye contact is maintained from each one of our staff members until the kids make it onto the field/court where they are grouped by age. This efficient process ensures safety. Additionally, it develops a level of trust between parent, coach, and child that ultimately leads to a fun and skill-focused camp for youth.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Skyhawks Sports Camps are offered throughout the summer, and specific dates and times vary from location to location.

Fees vary depending on age, duration of camp, and location.

You can find a complete list of sessions, times, and fees for ALL the Skyhawks Sports Camps in your area at: Our Camp Website Link: www.skyhawks.com.

Or feel free to call us at: 800-804-3509.

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Adventure Treks
California Location(s)

Visit Our Adventure Treks Website
888-954-5555
info[AT]adventuretreks.com
PO Box 1321
Flat Rock, NC 28731

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, Alaska, British Columbia

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 12–18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Teen Summer Adventure Camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Adventure Treks’ summer camps for teens are all about making memories, fostering lifelong friendships, and creating more confident and capable young men and women. We want each of our students to discover their best selves, and we believe that the great outdoors is just the way to do it. Our commitment to creating a close-knit community is what sets us apart. Plus, our trips are technology-free, so students learn to “survive” (and even thrive!) without electronics.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Weightloss, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Hiking, Camping, Whitewater Rafting, Backpacking, Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Caving, Sea Kayaking, Whitewater Kayaking, Mountaineering, Canoeing, Ziplining, Inflatable Kayaking, Ice Climbing

Adventure Treks is a Top Summer Camp located in Flat Rock California offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Waterfront/Aquatics, Travel, Wilderness/Nature and more. Adventure Treks is a top camp for ages: 12–18.
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CAMP LOCATION: We operate 8- to 30-day fun adventure camps in WA, OR, CA, CO, ID, WY, AK, and BC!

CAMP FACILITIES: All trips begin at a designated airport. Students explore the most scenic and beautiful places in a particular region, and travel between activity sites in brand-new, 15-passenger vans. We spend each night in a tent, and students learn how to cook in the backcountry—with plenty of guidance from our instructors! They go backpacking, camping, whitewater rafting, rock climbing, whitewater kayaking, ziplining, ice climbing, canoeing, sea kayaking, inflatable kayaking, mountaineering, and mountain biking.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Physical and emotional safety is our top priority.
Fun and exciting outdoor activities help teens grow and gain life skills and a greater sense of self. Our exceptional instructor role models take a sincere interest in the growth and development of young people. We inspire young people to develop a lifetime love of the outdoors and with a corresponding conservation ethic. We empower students to create an inclusive and reflective community that maintains a culture of kindness, sense of humor, and spirit of cooperation and volunteerism. We strive to be a sustainable and responsive business, with a focus on our families and the quality of our programs. We form long-term relationships with our students, their families, instructors, staff, and outfitters.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership Summit (for 11th and 12th graders) is the perfect opportunity to strengthen leadership skills for roles in the outdoor industry starting in college.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial aid available to several students a year, based on need and merit. Email info[AT]adventuretreks.com for more information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
See all dates and rates at: Our Camp Website Link: www.adventuretreks.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Our instructor role models:
- Average age is 27 (minimum age is 21)
- All college graduates
- At minimum, all are medically trained as wilderness first responders. However, many more have additional certifications.
- Significant experience working with teenagers in the outdoors
- Clean driving record

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Nike Vogelsinger Soccer Academy at University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, California

Visit Our Nike Vogelsinger Soccer Academy at University of California, Santa Barbara Website
888-780-2267
soccer[AT]ussportscamps.com
6525 El Colegio Road
Santa Barbara, California 93117

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 9-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Nike Vogelsinger Soccer Academy at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has been teaching soccer players and goalkeepers of all ability levels since 1982. Celebrating our 52nd year of outstanding technical soccer training.

Our professional staff consists of master teachers whose demonstrations include demanding instruction, step-by-step clarification, and playful joking to bring out the most sensitive technical points for you to grasp and imitate. Join us at this great Southern California location.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP FACILITIES: Located on bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean, sunny UC-Santa Barbara is a perfect getaway for superior summer training. It provides spacious grassy athletic fields for training, a university stadium for night games, an outdoor swimming pool for recreation, and a great beach for swimming. The campus is located 95 miles from Los Angeles, 215 miles from San Diego, and 320 miles from San Francisco.

Players stay at Tropicana Del Norte in suite style rooms. Tropicana Del Norte was recently completely and beautifully remodeled, all suites have three bedrooms, two baths and a living room.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: THE VOGELSINGER METHOD

Our goal is to create an environment—a GAME-LIKE ATMOSPHERE—through dynamic teaching and coaching by explanation, demonstration and participation to assist each player in creating a METHOD TO SELF-TEACH.

It is a painstaking STEP-BY-STEP method. We must create for you a crystal-clear picture of what we are trying to teach through demonstration and explanation. You must understand clearly and be able to picture every little detail in your MIND’S EYE. Moreover, you then have to see yourself performing it successfully, and physically feel it and emotionally experience it.

The ultimate goal of self-teaching is INTERNALIZING MOTIVATION and knowing where you are, where you want to be, and how to get there step-by-step. We say you “FAIL YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS” because with this method, mistakes become your guidelines.

You will become a BETTER PLAYER. You will become a BETTER PERSON, as you will learn how to work toward the goals that you set for yourself.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please refer to the camp webpage for additional information:
Our Camp Website Link: www.ussportscamps.com

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Girls Inc. YESS Entrepreneurship Academy
Orange, California

Visit Our Girls Inc. YESS Entrepreneurship Academy Website
kmcintosh[AT]girlsinc-oc.org
Chapman University
Orange, California

CAMPER AGES: Rising 4th - 6th graders

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Monday - Friday, 7:30am-6:00pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Introducing a brand new Girls Inc. Summer Camp – YESS Entrepreneurship Academy! The YESS (Youth Empowerment and Self Sufficiency) program has been one of our most popular summer programs for over 15 years, where girls learn leadership, economic literacy, and business skills by creating their own mini-society and opening up their own businesses! This summer, we are excited to announce that the Chapman University Argyos School of Business and Economics will host the program! Spaces are limited, don't miss out on the fun!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Team Sports, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, and more. Physical Activity, Engineering

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Girls Inc.® of Orange County has been a respected member of the non-profit community for over 60 years. The mission of Girls Inc. is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. We put our mission into practice through the Girls Inc. experience that equips girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers and grow into healthy, educated and independent adults.

Girls Inc. of Orange County positively changes the lives of 4,000 girls, kindergarten to 18 years old, each year by providing year-round holistic, compensatory, and intentional programming focusing on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), financial literacy, sound body image, healthy relationships, and college and career readiness.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
YESS Entrepreneurship Academy is open to rising 4th - 6th grade girls and will run for 4 weeks during the month of July. For questions about YESS Entrepreneurship Academy, please visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.girlsinc-oc.org.

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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

MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2021 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:
Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Academics, 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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Fitness by the Sea
Santa Monica, California

Visit Our Fitness by the Sea Website
(310) 402-0239
info[AT]fitnessbythesea.com
1060 Palisades Beach Rd
Santa Monica, California 90403

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 4-14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Mon-Fri: 8:30am - 5:30pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Fitness by the Sea is a summer day camp on the beach for ages 4-14. With over 80 activities there's never a dull moment! Spaces fill fast so call today!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Football, Baseball, Cheerleading, Weightloss, Soccer, Gymnastics, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Team Sports, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located on Santa Monica State Beach. Soak up the sun at our Santa Monica location!

CAMP FACILITIES: We have a designated area on the beach that is monitored by staff and lifeguards. We also have tents set up for campers that want/need a little shade.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our number one priority is keeping campers safe. We treat campers like we would our own children! That means we are making sure they have enough sunscreen, water, shade...whatever they need!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Refer to our website for dates & rates!

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New York Film Academy
California Location(s)

Visit Our New York Film Academy Website
1 (212) 674-4300
summerprograms[AT]nyfa.edu
17 Battery Pl.
New York, New York 10004

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
New York, Florida and California

CAMPER AGES: 10-13 and 14-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Day, Overnight and Weekend Camps

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Offering a wide variety of programs in the visual and performing arts for teens and kids between the ages of 10 and 17, students gather from all over the world for a fun-filled summer. Students will work with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities while receiving hands-on instruction from award-winning faculty. Blending an exciting hands-on approach to teaching with a challenging project-based curriculum, the New York Film Academy creates a captivating learning environment suitable for everyone.

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

CAMP LOCATION: New York Film Academy's Summer Camps are held at the following locations across the globe: New York City, Los Angeles, South Beach Miami, Harvard University, Florence - Italy, Paris - France, and Gold Coast - Australia.

New York Film Academy Los Angeles
3300 Riverside Dr., Burbank, CA 91505
Tel: 1-888-988-NYFA, +1-818-333-3558

New York Film Academy South Beach
420 Lincoln Road, Suite 200, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Tel: +1-305-534-6009

CAMP FACILITIES: Each location offers its own unique facilities. New York City itself is the world's greatest sound stage. The Los Angeles campus enable students to film on actual backlots. Other camp facilities include: dormitories, dining hall, classrooms, sound stages, and edit labs.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: New York Film Academy offers hands-on summer camps designed for individuals of all experiences and levels. Students are immersed from day one in their chosen craft and will work closely with other passionate students. Please visit our website to request more information or apply!

OTHER CAMP INFO: Our summer camps are like no other in the world. The New York Film Academy is proud to have educated the sons and daughters of Hollywood luminaries like Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Al Pacino, Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, Jodie Foster, Kevin Kline, Pierce Brosnan, Susan Sarandon, and others. Enroll your son or daughter today!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Programs available to teens, ages 14-17, include Filmmaking, Acting for Film, 3D Animation, Game Design. Screenwriting, Photography, Musical Theatre, Broadcast Journalism, Music Video, Documentary Filmmaking, and Graphic Design, spanning from 1 to 6 weeks in length.

Programs available to kids, ages 10-13, include Filmmaking, Acting for Film, Musical Theatre, Photography, 3D Animation, and Game Design. Kids programs are offered in 1 or 2-week camps throughout the summer season. All programs are coed. Room and board is an additional fee for teen programs. Housing is not provided for kids camps. Please check our website for details on all courses, locations, dates, and tuition.

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Camp ArtSeen
Guerneville, California

Visit Our Camp ArtSeen Website
415-794-4545
info[AT]campartseen.com
20111 Old Cazadero Rd
Guerneville, California 95446

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp ArtSeen Video

CAMPER AGES: Adult

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Three day art retreat

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp ArtSeen is an all inclusive weekend art retreat that invites you to tap into your creative side and express yourself using a variety of techniques. In past years, we have carved cuttlebones to cast metal, explored watercolor techniques and painted a mural together.

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

CAMP LOCATION: The Wildwood Retreat Center is located in Guerneville which is about 90 minutes from San Francisco.

CAMP FACILITIES: Beautiful hiking trails, outdoor pool and spa, bedrooms which all have a view of the forest, and tent platforms in the trees.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Ron Hutt - Associate Professor of Digital Art and Design at the University of Rhode Island. Camp ArtSeen's Artist in Residence

Workshop title: Drawing as Offering
Artist Ron Hutt offers a unique approach to activating the creative imagination in this workshop. Using his theory and practice of Media Entanglement, participants will be introduced to a wide range of wet and dry media, innovative mark making and layering techniques with the goal of enhancing the development of their personal style of drawing and painting.

Three-Hour Workshop, July 25th
Title: Word into Art
Anna Novakov - Novakov holds a doctorate from New York University and is Professor of Art History at Saint Mary’s College of California.

This workshop, led by writer Anna Novakov, focuses on the role of text in the art making process. Public signage, words, letters, found texts, graffiti tags and collage can all be sources of ideas as well as forms of art in themselves.

More workshops to be announced.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Camp ArtSeen offers workshops in San Francisco throughout the year.

OTHER CAMP INFO: This all inclusive art retreat brings together professional artists with adults.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 24-26, 2015
$795 session fee includes all meals, workshops, art supplies and lodgings. For complete info, please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.campartseen.com.

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Passport To Dance
Eureka, California

Visit Our Passport To Dance Website
(707) 442-7779
northcoastdance[AT]sbcglobal.net
426 F st.
Eureka, California 95501

MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2021 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 5 - 13

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. 1pm-5pm Daily

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, and more.

CAMP FACILITIES: Located at North Coast Dance in the Main studio as well as the Annex.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Passport to dance is a fun-filled day of dance classes including Jazz, Hula, Hip-Hop, Bollywood, Modern, Ballroom, Creative Movement, as well as Yoga.

There are healthy snacks provided during breaks throughout the day and there are also arts and crafts during dance breaks.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Children ages 5-7 session is from Monday August 5th to Friday August 9th.

Children ages 8-13 session is from Monday August 12th to Friday August 16th.

Only $99/Week!

Visit our website, Our Camp Website Link: www.northcoastdance.org, for more information!

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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

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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World Cup Soccer Camps & Clinics
Los Gatos and Various Locations, California

Visit Our World Cup Soccer Camps & Clinics Website
(408) 354-4949
camps[AT]worldcupsoccercamps.com
MANY Locations
Los Gatos and Various Locations, California 95031

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box: 681
Los Gatos, CA
95031

MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2021 camp info.

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more. Sports, Soccer, Youth, Camps, Business & Economy, Shopping & Service, Instruction, Soccer Camps San Francisco Bay Area, Sports Camps, Sports & Hobbies, Kids & Teens

OTHER CAMP INFO: World Cup Soccer Camps and Clinics headquartered in Los Gatos, offer clinics, soccer camps, after-school classes, team training as well as personal soccer training for kids with different capabilities of all ages. We have maintained the highest standards as one of the best all round camps in Northern California since 1991.

We offer camps at MANY different locations, so that you find one near you. We offer five different camps for you to choose. You can hire a personal soccer trainer to ensure your child interacts better with the trainer and grows up to be a better player with every session.

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Media Camp B: Television Show Production
Escondido, California

Visit Our Media Camp B: Television Show Production Website
(760) 839-4179
rnoland[AT]artcenter.org
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
340 N. Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, California 92025

CAMPER AGES: 13-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily: 9am - 3pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: The California Center for the Arts, Escondido is located just 25 minutes from Oceanside and 35 minutes from La Jolla or Downtown San Diego. Conveniently located just off the 15 and 78 freeways. The beautiful Art Center campus is adjacent to Escondido City Hall and Grape Day Park.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Lights! Camera! Action! Campers will transform into a film production crew as they create their very own television show complete with commercials, feature stories, and public service announcements! Work with an award-winning instructor on film techniques, editing, voiceover, and script writing to develop short films for a final public screening.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 21-25, 9am-3pm
$150 for Center members
$185 for non-members

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Young Actors' Theatre Camp
Ben Lomond, California

Visit Our Young Actors' Theatre Camp Website
(925)858-3548
valerie[AT]campyatc.com
info[AT]campyatc.com
7795 CA-9
c/o Camp Mt.Cross
Ben Lomond, California 95005

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
POBox 461324
West Hollywood, CA 90046

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Young Actors' Theatre Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: 8-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 7, 10, or 21 day sessions are available.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: If you love the arts, whether on stage or off, in front of the camera or behind, have we got the camp for YOU! YATC is a multi award winning arts camp that caters to each student’s specific interests and skill level. The have 5 Summer Overnight Sessions to choose from including 7, 10, and 20 day sessions. Be ready for the best summer of your life! Learn from the Starts and elevate your skills to the next level.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We operate out of two beautiful locations in the Santa Cruz Mountains. In July we are hosted by Camp MayMac in the lovely town of Felton, CA and in August & December we are hosted by the marvelous Camp Mt.Cross which is also our home base. These camp locations are about 90 minutes south of San Francisco and 45 minutes from San Jose.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 16 modern cabins with two bathrooms in each, outdoor pool, dining hall, first class auditorium, basketball and volleyball courts, a gorgeous amphitheatre, several indoor teaching spaces, a fully equipped infirmary, wonderful kitchen staff who provide vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, or dairy-free options in addition to meals with meat.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: All of our Teaching Staff work professionally in the Entertainment Industry. All employees have passed an extensive background check and are CPR/ First Aid Certified.

On staff we have Academy Award Winners, Tony Award Winners and Nominees, Emmy Winners, Grammy Winners, and the most sought after professionals.

We have consistently been voted one of the Top 5 Theatre Camps in the country as well as Bay Area Parents' Magazine's Hall Of Fame for Best First Overnight Experience, Best Theatre Camp, Best of the Best Summer Programs, and more.

There is nothing quite like learning ‘how to sell a song’ from Sutton Foster!

All of our programs are designed with each camper in mind regardless of age or experience level. From our intensive 1-day workshops to our Overnight Camps, we are sure YATC will be the perfect match for your goals!

We accept all students at any level and personalized the curriculum to fit the needs and goals of each student. Our staff is always available for one-on-one coaching sessions.

This summer YATC welcomes guest faculty, Megan Hilty (SMASH), Laurie Metcalf (The Connors), Alex Brightman (Beetlejuice), Eden Espinosa (Wicked), Jim O’Heir (Parks and Recreation), Kate Rockwell (Mean Girls), Laura Bell Bundy (Legally Blonde), Julia Lester (HMTMTS), and the Stars of HAMILTON and DEAR EVAN HANSEN, plus SO many more!
All of our camps are COVID compliant and SAFE with the strong guidance from the CDC, ACA, and County of Santa Cruz. Please join us for one of out “Camp Chats” on Wednesdays at 5PM (PST) and Saturdays at 10AM (PST). Simply email info[AT]campyatc.com for the Zoom Link and come find out about all the amazing and safe offerings we have this summer! Ages 8-18, All-Levels Encouraged. We are looking forward to an amazing summer!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Our counselors are required to complete one session as a Counselor In Training before we offer them a position. CITs will shadow an established counselor as well as have a daily check in meeting with the directors. Before the start of camp they are also trained in conflict mediation, and required to become CPR/ First Aid certified at our Staff Meeting.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We have several Merit and Need Based Scholarships and fundraising opportunities available. We hold several fundraisers throughout the year to raise money for the scholarship fund and grant scholarships to those who would not be able to afford it.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We hold several events throughout the year.

December 27th-January 2nd: Winter Film Camp. This is an intensive filmmaking session for all levels of experience.

January: BroadwayCon. This is a trip to New York for the Broadway Convention the last weekend in January where we see 4 broadway shows and have Master Classes with actors currently on Broadway.

March: Annual Saturday Morning Film Festival where we screen the films made at the Winter Film Camp in a real movie theater in the bay area.

April: Weekend Workshop with Casting Directors, Broadway Stars, or other amazing guests!

May: Cannes International Film Festival in France. Since 2016 we have taken groups of students to France for the Cannes International Film Festival with films we have made at the Winter Film Camp.

July-August: Summer Camp Programs

September/ October/ November: Weekend Workshop Series with different guests.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Developed by our team of amazing instructors, our multi-award winning programs focus on discovering and developing each individual student’s talents in ALL the areas of the performing arts. Our classes are all taught by working actors, singers, directors, dancers casting directors, writers, designers, agents, managers, and producers who bring their professional experiences and inspirations directly to the classroom.

Master Classes with industry professionals from Broadway, TV, and Film.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Summer 2021 Session Dates
Session 1: July 5-14th
Session 2: July 16-25th
Session Awesome: July 6-25th
Session 3: July 26th- August 1st
Session 4: July 27th- August 5th
Our Camp Website Link: www.campyatc.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are hiring counselors and teachers for the summer. We also have 4 spots left in our Counselor In Training Program. Email Valerie[AT]CampYATC.com for more information and an application.

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Camp Doodles
California Location(s)

Visit Our Camp Doodles Website
(415) 388-4386
team[AT]campdoodles.com
Mill Valley, CA

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
San Francisco, CA
Larkspur, CA
San Rafael, CA

CAMPER AGES: 4-11 (PreK - 6th)

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Summer hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 6 pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Doodles: Adventures in Imagination. We're all about providing a playful camp experience for your camper, filled with imaginative, creative and often collaborative activities. Each week has a unique theme, which is the canvas that your child fills with their imagination.

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

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Doodles offers several convenient locations in San Francisco & Marin. Each location has a program designed specifically for entering kindergarten and first graders and an exciting program just for the second to sixth graders. Please visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.campdoodles.com for more details.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: With thoughtful and exciting themes based around a daily core schedule, your child's imagination is at the helm. We think the best way for kids to learn is through experience, and everyone does this in their own way. That's why every day at Doodles is different!

At Camp Doodles, we keep the daily flow consistent but the content is ever-changing. A balance of small group, large group, and individual play activities keeps the environment dynamic without being over stimulating - which is especially important for our younger campers. See our website to view how a typical week is structured.

Camp Doodles is a professional member of the summer camp community. We have won local awards, and are Nationally Accredited by the American Camp Association.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We offer our Counselor-in-Leadership (CILT) & Junior Counselor (JC) programs where 7th - 10th graders are given the opportunity to build a variety of leadership skills while working directly with a mentor counselor. CILTs and JCs set and work towards goals with their mentor during their 1-week session, which often include hands-on practice with:

- Learning to work with kids in a camp setting, such as redirecting behavior, engaging them in conversation and encouraging participation

- Communication with adults and peers in a professional manner

- Collaboration as a CILT/JC team, planning and executing camp programs such as skits, assemblies and activities

- Perseverance and flexibility when things don’t go as planned

CILTs are campers entering 7th - 8th grades. Junior Counselors are campers entering 9th-10th grades and take-on added responsibility appropriate to their interests and skill level. To ensure our high standards for this program, space is limited to 12 spots per camp location per week.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
We operate June to August, though specific dates vary by location. See website for details.

Camp Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 6:00 pm

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Each summer we hire dozens of enthusiastic camp counselors and leadership team members who are excited to give campers a playful, experiential learning experience. Apply today at Our Camp Website Link: www.campdoodles.catsone.com.

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Camp New Heights
Isla Vista, California

Visit Our Camp New Heights Website
805-364-0170
stephen[AT]campnewheights.com
6850 El Colegio Rd
Isla Vista, California 93117

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
5944 Coral Ridge Drive Box 242, Coral Springs FL, 33076

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp New Heights Video

CAMPER AGES: 9-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp New Heights is a two, four, or six week overnight summer program for campers aged 9 through 17, located in Santa Barbara, California. Programs are personalized to fit individual needs with the focus of helping each camper build a better version of themselves and reach new heights. While at camp, they can enjoy the independence of a college-style living experience and world-class counselors and staff. We believe that regardless of your skill level (beginner, intermediate, or advanced athlete), everyone can reach new heights. Camp New Heights is the preeminent California summer camp experience.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Baseball, Weightloss, Swimming, Tennis, Team Sports, and more. Weekend Excursions

CAMP LOCATION: We are hosted at the University of California, Santa Barbara

CAMP FACILITIES: The University of California, Santa Barbara campus

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our Camp Website Link: www.campnewheights.com

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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

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:
Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Computers, Science, Technology, Academics, 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 Our Camp Website Link: digitalgym.org for more information.

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AlphaStar Academy
Online Camp Santa Clara, California

Visit Our AlphaStar Academy Website
+1 (650) 273-4089
info[AT]alphastar.academy
100 Saratoga Ave #100
Santa Clara, California 95051

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
100 Saratoga Ave Suite 100 Santa Clara, CA 95051 United States

CAMPER AGES: 8-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Online. Weekdays 9am-5pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: AlphaStar Summer Camp is a unique opportunity for interested and talented students to improve their skills during summer, where students are guided and trained by expert faculty via utilizing national and international competitions in a fun and challenging environment. We offer Math,Computer Science and Physics camps.

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our programs & courses are now Fully Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Schools,
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACS WASC)

AlphaStar Academy mainly considers teaching, competition, and education background as well as passion and dedication for the subject when hiring full-time and part-time teachers.

We hire our instructors and TAs from a pool of High School, College, Ph.D. students, school teachers, and University Professors. Our faculty have teaching/coaching/tutoring experience and have expertise in the subject area, regardless of their age.

They have participation and/or training experience in national/international math competitions and Olympiads in Math, CS, and Physics such as USAMO, USACO, USAPhO, IMO, IOI, and IPhO.

They are role models and inspiration for students with their backgrounds and achievements. You can check their bio at Our Camp Website Link: alphastar.academy

As being an academy operating more than 10 years we have tens of achievements in national and international contests and olympiads. You can check our achievements at Our Camp Website Link: alphastar.academy

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: AlphaStar Academy is offering Math Scholarships to help young mathletes excel further and achieve their true potential in math.

In 2021, up to $40,000 will be given as course credit. Each winner can use $2,000 course credit for online AlphaStar Math courses/camps for one year.
For details please visit Our Camp Website Link: alphastar.academy

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: AlphaStar Academy offers year-round courses during Fall and Spring semesters. You can check the details at Our Camp Website Link: alphastar.academy and Our Camp Website Link: alphastar.academy

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For summer camp details, please visit Our Camp Website Link: alphastar.academy

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
You can check our position vacancies at Our Camp Website Link: alphastar.academy

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