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Over 131 California Art Summer Camps Listed Below with In-Depth Camp Info, including: Videos, Photos, Maps & Detailed Descriptions


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Fall Art Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in California are Starting in September, 2021

Many of our California Art Camps offer Fall Art Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in September, 2021.

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

Fall 2021-22 Art Camp Open Houses & Reunions

Many of our Art Camps will be hosting Fall Reunions for their previous campers, and Fall 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 September, 2021.

Best California Fall Art Day Camps Starting in September, 2021

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

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

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

Best California Fall Art Camp Jobs

Searching for California Art Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Art Camps are now listing their 2021-22 Fall 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 "Fall Employment Opportunities" pages.

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Fall COVID-19 Update, Please Read: Many Art 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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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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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:
Academics, Computers, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Science, Math, Technology, and more.

iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 is a Top Art Summer Camp located in  California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Academics, Math, Video/Filmmaking/Photography and more. iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 is a top Art 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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California Art Camps

Be sure to ask each California Art Camp about the amount of art instruction and the overall intensity of their art program.

Some Top California Art Camps offer rigorous daily art training and lots of intensive art experience. Other great California Camps offer art as an elective or recreational activity with much less training and intensity.


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

SOCAPA, School of Creative and Performing Arts is a Top Art Summer Camp located in Brooklyn California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Musical Theater, Dance, Music/Band and more. SOCAPA, School of Creative and Performing Arts is a top Art 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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Art Camps in CA
Offer Day & Overnight Options

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

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Summer Camps for Children and Teens
Santa Monica, California

Visit Our Summer Camps for Children and Teens Website
310-392-0815
actingclass[AT]michelledanner.com
2437 Main Street
Los Angeles
Santa Monica, California 90405

CAMPER AGES: Ages 4-6 years, 7-12 years & 13-17 years

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Theater games | Scene Study | Improvisation | On-Camera auditioning | Work On Voice Movement

Expand their imagination, have fun, all while working on their acting skills. Students learn from professional artists in a supportive, dynamic atmosphere that nurtures self-confidence and creative self-expression.

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

CAMP LOCATION: The theater is located on Main street in Santa Monica in Frank Ghery’s architectural landmark building.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our 7,500 sq. ft facility houses two professional stages (65-seat and 99-seat), rehearsal and classroom space, offices, and a large lobby gallery. Nestled between a cafe, salon, retail shops, and a popular wine bar, Edgemar Center for the Arts is the anchor of the Edgemar complex on Main Street in Santa Monica. The interior courtyard provides a hub of activity and a convergence of artists, businesses, residents, and visitors to this beachside destination. The complex is a stop on the tour of local gems designed by architect Frank Gehry. The Los Angeles region has a wealth of small "black box" theatres, many of them housed in older structures. Edgemar Center for the Arts theatre’s are unique in size and height and are designed for the challenges of modern stage productions. The Westside, in particular, has only a handful of theatres and Edgemar Center for the Arts stands alone as the only such center in its class.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: SUMMER FILM & ACTING CAMPS FOR CHILDREN & TEENS: 1-Week Long Camps from July to August
Monday through Friday 9:00am-3:30pm
***We only allow 10 students per session***
Children Groups: 7-12 year olds
Teen Groups: 13-17 year olds

CAMP: Acting and Improv Camp
DESCRIPTION: Develop a solid acting and improvisation technique and foundation.
TUITION: $535

CAMP: Make-a-Movie Camp
DESCRIPTION: A different film is made each week
TUITION: $780

CAMP: Acting, improv and singing Camp
DESCRIPTION: This high energy Summer Camp will incorporate acting, improvisation, singing, and dancing.
TUITION: $535

*IN ADDITION WE HAVE ADDED AN 8 WEEK SATURDAY ON CAMERA SESSION:

TO REGISTER email actingclass[AT]michelledanner.com
or call (310) 392-0815

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Acting and Improvisation
Ages 7-14

Through theatre/improv games and scene work, student’s imaginations and creativity can blossom to their full potential. Students in our Los Angeles kids acting course create characters and learn to trust their instincts, building confidence, making new friends, and developing independent thinking along the way. At the end of each eight week session students perform in a showcase.

For more info – info[AT]edgemar.org or (310) 392-0815
On Camera Audition – Kids Acting Courses
Ages 7-14
See yourself on camera and have some fun!

This course is designed for students ages 7-14 who are new to being on-camera or those who want to furtherdevelop their audition skills and confidence. This is a fun class, in which students get to work with the latest sides from film, sitcom, episodic, and commercials. Class sizes are kept small.

For more info – info[AT]edgemar.org or (310) 392-0815

Fairytales & Superheroes for Boys & Girls Acting Camp
Ages 4-6
Have you ever wanted to be a superhero or a magical princess from a fairytale?
In this class we will choose our favorite characters from well-known literature like Cinderella, Rapunzel, Batman and Spiderman. There will be drama games, music and dance, as we work together to create our very own superhero and fairytale mini play!

For more info – info[AT]edgemar.org or (310) 392-0815

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please call for sessions, dates, and fees. 310-392-0815

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Stage Kids WA
California Location(s)

Visit Our Stage Kids WA Website
650-793-6176
stagekidswa[AT]gmail.com
123 N. Wenatchee
Wenatchee, Washington 98801

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Stage Kids - WA and CA

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1390 Franklin
Santa Clara, CA  95050

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Stage Kids WA Video

CAMPER AGES: 4-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Weekdays, 8:45am - 3:45pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Musical theater camps offer kids the opportunity to develop skills and confidence in a fun and expressive way! Whether a beginner or experienced performer, everyone enjoys singing, dancing and acting workshops each day with enthusiastic instructors. Kids help with costumes and props to use during the family and friend showcase at the end of camp.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We rehearse and perform at a professional theater, the Numerica Performing Arts Center in downtown Wenatchee. We also serve families from Entiat, Malaga, Cashmere, Orondo and Quincy. Please visit our website for photos and details.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: "Building Characters One Child at a Time"

Stage Kids WA develops and nurtures young people's potential through classes, workshops and performances. Our professional staff encourages creativity and delivers quality performing arts training for both the beginner and the experienced performer. Fun is had by all as we emphasize life skills such as responsibility, confidence, teamwork and creating new friendships.

Stage Kids CA was recently honored as "Best family-friendly musical" for their holiday production of "Bah Humbug".

Often, the success of a show is determined by the number of tickets sold or the overall presentation. To us, the process is just as important (if not MORE important!) than the performance, so we focus on challenging and growing the children. After all, that's what makes a better show...theater skills are really life skills!

Stage Kids WA is a program of the Campbell Children's Theater Foundation - tax exempt under IRS 501(c)(3)

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Stage Kids offers year-round after school musical theater classes and seasonal productions in addition to summer camps.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Summer camps present a production at the end of their session. Parents and friends are invited to watch the kids perform what they've learned!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2-Week Production camp "Don't say No to the USO"
June 22-July 4, Gr. 3-10. Performs a patriotic 1 hr. musical in the Performing Arts Center.

The following camps perform end of week showcase for family and friends:

1-Week "Wonka-tastic" June 22-26. 1/2 day camp for ages 4&5

1-Week "Wonderland" July 6-10. Full day camp for Grade 1st-8th

See Our Camp Website Link: www.stagekidswa.org for more information

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The Acting Academy
Escondido, California

Visit Our The Acting Academy Website
340 N Escondido Blvd
Escondido, California 92025

CAMPER AGES: 12 to 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Mon-Fri 10:00am-2:00pm, Showcase Friday the 17th at 7:00pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Learn to create characters by using masks, movement, and more. This intensive two week-long adventure will expand your theatrical skills through guidance from highly-qualified, professional instructors. Students will explore and discover both the characters and the story of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”.

Explore stage conflict and combat in a fight scene from classical theater. Create a character and then construct a mask to use while exploring intention and focus in a group scene. Student ratios are purposefully kept low so that each young actor can receive individual attention to apply to their theater experience and beyond.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, and more.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Price: $295 Members, $325 non-members

More information at Our Camp Website Link: artcenter.org

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TheatreWorks PlayMakers Summer Camp
Palo Alto, CA

Visit Our TheatreWorks PlayMakers Summer Camp Website
650-463-7146
education[AT]theatreworks.org
Duveneck Elementary School
705 Alester Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94303

CAMPER AGES: 5 - 12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Weekdays 9am - 3pm, plus extended care hours

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Campers will create a play each session! They will use their storytelling and theatre skills to write, rehearse, and present their stories on stage. At Camp, students practice and deepen their: acting, playwriting, music, movement, and stagecraft skills in fun, playful, and engaging ways. Campers make new friends and use the life skills of creativity, critical thinking, communication and collaboration while working with TheatreWorks Trained Teaching Artists. Need-based scholarships and extended care available.

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

TheatreWorks PlayMakers Summer Camp is a Top Art Summer Camp located in Palo Alto California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Theater, Dance, Fine Arts/Crafts and more. TheatreWorks PlayMakers Summer Camp is a top Art Camp for ages: 5 - 12.
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CAMP LOCATION: In 2020, PlayMakers Summer Camp will be at Duveneck Elementary School in Palo Alto, CA. This school is about a mile away from the Embarcadero exit on 101.

CAMP FACILITIES: PlayMakers Summer Camp will work both inside in traditional classrooms and the multi-purpose room, as well as, outside on the playground throughout the two weeks of camp. The Open Workshop presentation for parents will be performed at 2pm on the final Friday of each session of camp.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Campers will create a play each session! They will use their storytelling and theatre skills to write, rehearse, and present their stories on stage. At Camp, students practice and deepen their: acting, playwriting, music, movement, and stagecraft skills in fun, playful, and engaging ways. Campers make new friends and use the life skills of creativity, critical thinking, communication and collaboration while working with TheatreWorks Trained Teaching Artists.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: For financial aid, please email education[AT]theatreworks.org to receive the application form.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.theatreworks.org

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
There are four sessions of PlayMakers Summer Camp in 2020. Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm Extended care 8-9am & 3-6pm is available. This is for grades K-5, age minimum is 5.

Three sessions will take place at Duveneck Elementary in Palo Alto:
Session A: June 8-17 9
Session B: June 22-July 3
Session C: July 6-17

One session will take place at Laurel Lower School in Menlo Park:
Session D: July 20-31

Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.theatreworks.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are currently looking for counselors and teaching artists for our Summer Camp.  To submit your resume, or for more information, please email education[AT]theatreworks.org.

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The Playground Acting School
Los Angeles, California

Visit Our The Playground Acting School Website
(310) 286-6770
contact[AT]theplayground.com
10390 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90025

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our The Playground Acting School Video

CAMPER AGES: 6-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Playground is a young actor’s conservatory: a place where actors are immersed in the craft of Television and Film Acting. Young people of all ages look forward to coming here and taking part in our carefully developed curriculum, a curriculum that has been personally designed by Gary Spatz.

Gary Spatz, the Director of The Playground, is one of the top child acting coaches in the world and has 25 years of experience working with children in the entertainment industry.

Projects include: The Mickey Mouse Club, Suite Life, Roseanne, Everybody Loves Raymond and many more. Gary is sought after to work with young actors for film and television projects. He has worked with many of the most successful young performers in Hollywood from Britney, Christina and Justin to Dylan and Cole!

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

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Holographic AR Camp at Cupertino, Palo Alto, Fremont, San Jose and Atherton
California

Visit Our Holographic AR Camp at Cupertino, Palo Alto, Fremont, San Jose and Atherton Website
408-459-0657
Multiple Locations
Bay Area
California

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Holographic AR Camp at Cupertino, Palo Alto, Fremont, San Jose and Atherton Video

CAMPER AGES: 6-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily 9AM-3PM with optional extended care

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Integem Holographic AR Summer Camps enable every student to program, design, and innovate with Future Tech via hands on project-based learning. You can find proper camps in your age group:6-8, 8-10, 10-14, and 14+. Students learn at their own pace. The camps include Holographic AR 3D Movie, 3D Game, 3D modeling, Interactive Art/Comic, Engineering Innovation, Interactive News Reporting, and Artificial Intelligence (AI). It is hosted at Cupertino, San Jose, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, and Fremont.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Computers, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Science, Technology, and more. Public Speaking, Design Thinking, Empathy, User Interface & User Experience (UI/UX), Storytelling, Visual Communication

CAMP LOCATION: We have 5 locations in the Bay area: Cupertino (Homestead High), Fremont(Mission San Jose High), Palo Alto (Gunn High), Menlo Park (Encinal School), San Jose (Ever Green High).

Cupertino
Homestead High School
21370 Homestead Rd
Cupertino, California 95014

Palo Alto
Gunn High School
780 Arastradero Rd,
Palo Alto, California 94306

Fremont
Mission San Jose High School
41717 Palm Ave
Fremont, California 94539

San Jose
Evergreen Valley High School
3300 Quimby Rd
San Jose, California 95148

Atherton
Encinal School
195 Encinal Ave
Atherton, California 94027

CAMP FACILITIES: Camps are hosted at top school districts at Silicon Valley. We provide Hologrpahic AR systems.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our small classes (1:8 Instructor/Student ratio) guarantee great attention to each student. Our curriculums are specifically designed to make learning personalized, intuitive and enjoyable. Students will learn at their own pace. We enable every student to program, design, and innovate with Holographic AR. It is suitable for students with all computer skill levels, from zero experience to professional programmers. They will learn about Holographic Augmented Reality (Holographic AR) and create their own immersive experiences!

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Please find more at Our Camp Website Link: camp.integem.com

OTHER CAMP INFO: We are the #1 AR Camp.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please find more at Our Camp Website Link: camp.integem.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:
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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:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Swimming, Tennis, Basketball, Baseball, Weightloss, 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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Camp Saint Francis
Camp Meeker, California

Visit Our Camp Saint Francis Website
925-609-4CSF
registrar[AT]campsaintfrancis.org
St. Dorothy's Rest
Camp Meeker, California

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Camp St. Francis
1524 San Carlos Ave #1
San Carlos CA 94070

CAMPER AGES: 8-13

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp St. Francis offers a five-day getaway for kids 8-13, teens looking to serve and develop leadership skills, and adults with a desire to share understanding, fun and encouragement with all of the above! Our summer session offers classic camp activities, chapel time and our Scarf program, encouraging personal development for all ages. Set in the Redwoods near Occidental, the kids learn to live and play together among these beautiful wonders of nature.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Music/Band, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Basketball, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: St. Dorothy’s Rest, an Episcopal camp and retreat facility, is nestled in the dense Redwoods of Camp Meeker, just outside of Occidental, California, in Sonoma County, about 90 minutes Northwest of San Francisco.

CAMP FACILITIES: This site offers indoor dormitory sleeping in bunks with mattresses provided. Campers are grouped together by age and supervised by their counseling staff. The beautiful setting also allows for swimming, access to the Russian River, outdoor basketball court, a play area, a cozy main house lodge, a recreation and gaming room, an outdoor campfire circle, cozy places to sit and share, a crafts shack, and a wonderful Redwood chapel.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Saint Francis is a week filled with programs that allow campers to explore and experience outdoor activities and create for themselves a closer connection to God and their communities.

Established in 2001, CSF moved to its new host site in 2014. This Camp Meeker location affords opportunities for activities like crafts, campfire, archery, games, sports, dance, water fun and nature hikes.

We build on themes of understanding and compassion in all of our programs, particularly in chapel, our scarf program, group games and discussions and our creative lessons and themes throughout the week.

Most of our staff are volunteers and attended camp as campers, and they are dedicated to providing a highly spirited, fun, and welcoming environment. We all strive to be good role models of the Christian way of life. We hope that our positive example and loving Christian environment promotes campers to grow spiritually.

The Scarf program, adopted from the YMCA’s ragger program, teaches campers important life skills, by taking on personal challenges and working towards overcoming them successfully. Ultimately, this helps develop lifelong tools a camper needs for personal growth. * Staff members are screened and trained in program, policies, and safety awareness. Our program is sponsored by the Episcopal Diocese of California and is welcoming and inclusive.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Youth ages 14-15 are welcome to apply as Program Aides, we also accept volunteers for Counselors (and CITs) and Program leaders. Training for the staff will be held in the Bay Area in July 2017.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Camperships are available on a first come, first serve basis, usually offering a discount of about 1/3.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Sunday, August 6 - Thursday, August 10, 2017

Camp Fees:

Camper (age 8-13) $500
Program Aid (age 14-15) $340
Staff $150

(A deposit of $100 should accompany your camper registration.)

Early bird Camper registration (before March 15th): 20% off

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Volunteers are welcome to apply for counseling and program activity leadership positions. As much of our focus is on outreach to lower-income families, we can only provide a stipend as budget allows. We are happy, of course, to certify eligible community service hours for students with those requirements.

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American Dance Training Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our American Dance Training Camps Website
866-383-ADTC (2382)
info[AT]danceadtc.com
Stratton Mountain School
One World Cup Circle
Stratton Mountain, Vermont 05155

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California
Colorado
Illinois
New Jersey
North Carolina
Maryland
Wisconsin
Vermont

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 14922
San Francisco, CA 
94114

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: American Dance Training Camp (ADTC) is the ULTIMATE overnight dance camp for girls ages 8 - 17 in the beautiful mountains of Stratton, VT. Spend a week or two (or more) learning the latest jazz, hip hop & contemporary dance moves with celebrity choreographers. No dance experience necessary - absolute beginners through advanced performers are welcome.

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

CAMP LOCATION: Our VT dance camp home is the Stratton Mountain School, a beautiful, fully accredited boarding academy located a quarter mile from the base of Stratton Mountain Resort.

CAMP FACILITIES: Completed in 1999, the Stratton Mountain School's state-of-the-art campus is within walking distance of Stratton's charming resort base area. SMS is accredited with the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and is also a certified member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). A brand new performing arts building was completed in 2014.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our top-notch dance choreographers bring the freshest dance combinations to our dance camps! They hail from the best dance studios, schools and performance groups.

ADTC choreographers have the most impressive dance resumes: they are Radio City Rockettes; Broadway & MTV performers; celebrities from your favorite dance TV shows; and collegiate dance team competitors.

No matter what level dancer you are, we’ve got fun & challenging dance classes that’ll fit you just right.

You’ll take four dance classes daily and at week’s end you get to show off your new moves in a big Friday night performance for family, friends and fellow campers.

In addition to core dance classes in contemporary, hip hop & jazz (styles of jazz vary and may include lyrical, modern or Broadway), you’ll choose between ballet, tap or world dance for your core elective dance class.

And we believe girls in our perfectionist culture need to get out and have more authentic fun! At ADTC you can enjoy awesome activities & extras like horseback riding, kayaking, paintball, trampolines, swimming, hiking, rock wall climbing, alpine slides, water rides, and so much more!

Join us this summer for your chance to take dance classes with the best choreographers in the world!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We have a Counselor-In-Training program for girls ages 16 & 17 (application required; 2 week minimum commitment).

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer need-based scholarships for up to 1/2 off tuition (application required).

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We offer discounted "family vacation packages" in Stratton's village for parents looking to stay at Stratton's resort while their daughter attends ADTC.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We offer hometown camps & custom choreography for school groups and dance studios.
Dance Choreography, at: Our Camp Website Link: www.americandancetrainingcamp.com
Hometown Camps, at: Our Camp Website Link: www.americandancetrainingcamp.com

We also have a large digital video library of choreography, at:
Our Camp Website Link: www.americandancetrainingcamp.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For dates & rates, visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.americandancetrainingcamp.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
For job inquiries, visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.americandancetrainingcamp.com.

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River Way Ranch Camp
Sanger, CA

Visit Our River Way Ranch Camp Website
800-821-2801, 559-787-2551
Inquiry[AT]RiverWayRanchCamp.com
River Way Ranch Camp
6450 Elwood Road
Sanger, CA

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 7 to 16 years old

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Traditional Overnight Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Computers, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Technology, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Gymnastics, Horses/Equestrian, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, and more. Paintball, Wakeboarding/Waterskiing, Unique Evening Programs Such As Counselor Hunt, Ropes Challenge Course, Film Making, Laser Tag, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Archery, Riflery & So Much More.

CAMP LOCATION: Located in the beautiful foothills of the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, River Way Ranch Camp attracts children from all over the world. Children choose from over 75 activities. In addition to regular camp activities, we offer classes in water-skiing, waverunners, horseback riding, whitewater rafting, mini-bikes and go-karts. Overnight trips to the Sequoia's are also favorites.

CAMP FACILITIES: River Way Ranch Camp operates as a resort 9 months out of the year when camp is not in session. Campers stay in air-conditioned cabins, and sleep 8 to a room, with two counselors. Cabins are complete with a private bathroom and shower, closest and sink area. River Way Ranch Camp is a beautiful facility, complete with stables, basketball and tennis courts, three pools, an on-site lake, and a high and low ropes course facility.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: River Way campers are divided into divisions. The Buckaroos (ages 7-9) have two counselors with each cabin group at all times. They receive a challenging diversified schedule, teaching them many new skills. Beginning at age 10, Rancheros and Seniors have free choices of activity. Transportation is available by charter bus from Southern and Northern California, as well as airport transportation from Fresno International Airport (FAT).

For more information, please visit our web site at Our Camp Website Link: www.riverwayranchcamp.com or call 1 (800) 821-2801 for a brochure and video.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Campers in Action Program (CIA) and Counselor in Training Program (CIT) available for campers ages 14 years of age and older.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Wonder Valley Family Camp, where everyone is a kid again! Join us for Family Camp August 17 - August 22, 2014.

For more information about our Family Camp, please visit, Our Camp Website Link: www.wondervalleyfamilycamp.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For dates and rates, please view our website at, Our Camp Website Link: riverwayranchcamp.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Please contact our HR Director, Jason Rich, at Jason[AT]RiverWayRanchCamp.com for more information on employment opportunities. 

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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:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, 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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Hope Musical Theatre
Palo Alto, CA

Visit Our Hope Musical Theatre Website
(650) 568-3332
sarah[AT]hopemusicaltheatre.com
Sarah[AT]HopeMusicalTheatre.com
Palo Alto High School
50 Embarcadero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94301

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO BOX 3654
Redwood City, CA 94064

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 5 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. 2 week camps - 1/2 days (9am - 12 or 1pm - 4pm) or FULL DAYS (9am - 4pm)

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: A BROADWAY EXPERIENCE! In just 2 weeks we will put on an entire show: Come put on a show in just 2 weeks! For ages Kindergarten - 8th grade. And Counselors In Training - 9th grade and up! We build sets, create costumes, make props, learn great songs from the Broadway classics, and play wonderful characters. On the last day of camp there is a performance for family and friends. �

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

Hope Musical Theatre is a Top Art Summer Camp located in Palo Alto California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Dance, Gymnastics, Fine Arts/Crafts and more. Hope Musical Theatre is a top Art Camp for ages: 5 - 16.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the Bay Area, on the Peninsula, in Palo Alto, California. We run our camp in the old historic Haymarket Theatre at Palo Alto High School. 40 minutes south of San Francisco.

CAMP FACILITIES: The historic Haymarket Theatre at Palo Alto High School.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: A BROADWAY EXPERIENCE with a professional staff!
In just 2 weeks we will put on an entire show: Come put on a show in just 2 weeks! We build sets, create costumes, make props, learn great songs from the Broadway classics, and play wonderful characters. On the last day of camp there is a performance for family and friends.

NEW THIS YEAR!
*BEHIND-THE-SCENES CAMP. Be a part of putting on the show: building sets, props, social media, create photo slideshows and more!
*JUNIOR CAMPERS. We are now accepting entering Kindergarten - 2nd graders for our new Junior Camp program. *(See specific dates and details on our website.)

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We offer a wonderful CIT program for 9th graders and up. Become a theatrical leader! HMT offers a fun and exciting CIT (Counselors in Training) program to get teens involved in the theatre process! Be a part of the “behind the scenes” in putting on a show! (And a chance to have a feature performance in the show as well.) Please visit our website for the application and more detailed information!

OTHER CAMP INFO: �"My daughter said it was her favorite camp of all time!�" - 2015 Parent "This summer camp puts on quite a show!�" - San Jose Mercury News Hope to see you this summer!

NEW THIS YEAR!
*BEHIND-THE-SCENES CAMP. Be a part of putting on the show: building sets, props, social media, create photo slideshows and more!
*JUNIOR CAMPERS. We are now accepting entering Kindergarten - 2nd graders for our new Junior Camp program. *(See specific dates and details on our website.)

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our summer camps begin JUNE 6 and run every 2 weeks until August 12th. We offer 1/2 day and Full day programs.

Please go to our website for all summer info at: Our Camp Website Link: www.HopeMusicalTheatre.com.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
JOIN THE EXCITEMENT OF PUTTING ON A SHOW!
A BROADWAY EXPERIENCE!

We are currently looking for HEAD COUNSELORS, COSTUME SUPERVISORS, TECH CREW and more for our upcoming 2016 Summer Camp!   We are looking for a staff that is upbeat and full of high energy!  Please contact Sarah Hope if you are interested.

Email:  Sarah[AT]HopeMusicalTheatre.com or
Call (650) 568-3332

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Quest Therapeutic Camps of Southern California
Los Alamitos, CA

Visit Our Quest Therapeutic Camps of Southern California Website
Phone: (714) 490-3428
Fax: (562) 493-1684

jknott[AT]questsolutionssocal.com
5212 Katella Avenue
#104
Los Alamitos, CA 90720

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 6 to 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Summer Day Camp Hours: 9am - 3:30pm; Business Hours: 9am - 5pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Quest Therapeutic Camps of Southern California provides summer day camp, after school programs and psychological treatment designed for kids with special needs.

Quest is a unique, evidence-based program that combines recreational activities, behavioral milieu and group psychotherapy. We welcome kids, ages 6 to 18, with mild to moderate social, emotional and/or behavioral difficulties.

Call us today to determine if Quest is right for your child, and what their individualized goals will be!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Quest specializes in children's special needs including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD), high functioning Autism, Asperger's Disorder, adjustment disorders, learning disabilities, depression, anxiety, mild to moderate social, emotional, and/or behavioral issues, etc.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Academics, Theater, Technology, Soccer, Adventure, Travel, and more. Arts & Crafts, Beach Days, Bowling, Field Trips, Nature Discovery, Drama, Rock Climbing, Ropes Course, Soccer, Zip Line, Boomer’s, Discovery Learning Center, Theme Weeks, Video Game Making, Future Week, Fictional Characters Week, Movie Making Week, Adventure Week, Residential Week, 4-day/3-night San Juan Capistrano-trip!

Quest Therapeutic Camps of Southern California is a Top Art Summer Camp located in Los Alamitos California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Fine Arts/Crafts, Travel, Soccer and more. Quest Therapeutic Camps of Southern California is a top Art Camp for ages: 6 to 18.
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CAMP LOCATION: Our 2017 Summer Camp will be located at the Central Library in Huntington Beach, CA. We run a lot of our programming in the park, at the sports arena, and at ClimbX Indoor Rock Climbing Gym!

CAMP FACILITIES: Quest Therapeutic Camps of Southern California is a day camp that builds camp programming in at the park and we have field trips in the community to the beach and other local Southern California attractions.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Quest Therapeutic Camps of Southern California is accredited by the American Camp Association, and offers 7 weeks of summer day camps in Huntington Beach for children with mild to moderate difficulties behaviorally, emotionally or socially.

Children who participate in Quest programming often have diagnoses of ADHD, anxiety, Asperger's Disorder, depression, learning disabilities and/or social problems.

Quest Camps provide:

1) Individualized behavior plans;
2) Group therapy four times per week;
3) Occupational therapy services to assist children in building their skills in self-regulation, sensory processing, motor skill development and bilateral coordination;
4) A 6 to 1 camper to staff ratio;
5) Parent meetings with home therapeutic goal development;
6) Consistent positive interventions;
7) Engaging fun activities for campers such as rock climbing, soccer, arts and crafts, and field trips such as high-ropes courses, trips to Knott's Berry Farm, The Discovery Science Center, The Ocean Institute, and beach days.

Quest utilizes a comprehensive therapeutic system that provides a treatment plan individualized for each child. By observing the child in camp activities throughout the day, our staff is able to see how problems present themselves.

Jodie Knott, Ph.D., camp director and licensed clinical psychologist, coordinates the Quest treatment program. She has created and facilitated therapeutic, experiential learning interventions for children for over 12 years and specializes in the assessment and treatment of attention and learning disorders, in addition to mood disorders.

Quest staff is trained to provide positive intervention to teach new, constructive behaviors. Counselors provide verbal support for accomplishments and directions for areas of improvement. By developing an open and nurturing environment where children feel accepted and respected, campers make positive changes because they feel safe to try new behaviors.

We are very proud at Quest to now have evidence-based research that supports what parents and professionals have seen for over twenty years! During the summer of 2008, 155 families participated in an independent research study by Lisa Greenberg to measure the effectiveness of Quest's therapeutic program. The results demonstrated treatment benefits rarely seen in psychological programs. Quest was found to provide effective individualized treatment for children 6-18 years old with mild to moderate behavioral, emotional and/or social problems.

Significant reductions in hyperactivity, impulsivity, aggression and inattention were found, along with improvements in peer relations, family relations, athletic competency, behavioral control and self-esteem. Behavioral problems were found to decrease not only at camp, but also at home, school and everyday life.

Children who come to Quest struggling to make friends, handling frustration and conquering their fears, leave with increased self-esteem and improved peer and family relationships. Their fears and frustrations are reduced and behavioral problems become less influential in their lives.

In addition, Quest parents have consistently rated Quest highly. Specifically, rating very high satisfaction with the overall summer program, quality of staff, individualized goals and behavior ratings, campers' enjoyment, and the ability to keep their child's interest.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: For information about Quest's Summer Program and School Year Program discounts, please visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.questcampsofsocal.com!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Quest’s After School Program consists of three 10-week sessions each school year. Children and adolescents attend the after school program once a week for two hours (from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.) and are grouped based on age and ability.

The Afterschool Program employs the Quest System, and includes an activity hour to work with the campers in a naturalistic environment and an hour of small-group therapy to focus on individual goals and group dynamics. Campers participate in a field trip once every ten-week session.

Quest Professional Staff and Counselors host evening parent group meetings every five weeks and parents receive both written and verbal feedback about their child’s progress at camp.

To view the Quest Calendar, please visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.questcampsofsocal.com!

OTHER CAMP INFO: Please visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.questcampsofsocal.com or call (714) 490-3428 to see if Quest Therapeutic Camps is the right program for your child.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Quest's Summer Camp 2017 will be from June 26 to August 10, 2017. We offer 3 to 7 week sessions. For more information about sessions, pricing and insurance, please visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.questcampsofsocal.com!

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J-Camp
Palo Alto, CA

Visit Our J-Camp Website
(650) 223-8622
youth[AT]paloaltojcc.org
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA 94303

CAMPER AGES: K-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. J-Camp is primarily a day camp setting with a few overnight options for older grades.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): JCC

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Music/Band, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Basketball, Cheerleading, Golf, Gymnastics, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Archery, Magic, Ice Skating, LEGO, Laser Tag, Ceramics, Urban Art, Mad Science, Carpentry

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 5 miles east of Stanford right off the 101. Please visit our camp website for more information and driving directions.

CAMP FACILITIES: Beautiful campus that offers a full service fitness facility, multiple rooms for programming, theater, and newly installed artificial grass.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: J-Camp's management team carefully selects all summer staff. Pre-interview essays determine candidates' outlooks, experience and intentions. Group interviews determine past experience with youth, leadership skills and general personality traits while individual interviews identify critical thinking abilities, supervision aptitude and problem solving skills. Finally, candidates receive background checks and undergo multiple reference checks.

Before camp starts, counselors train for over 35 hours and unit leaders complete over 55 hours of training.
Staff is trained in the following areas:
� • Safety certification including CPR and first aid
� • Adult/child mentorship and age appropriate activities
� • Behavior management and bully/abuse prevention
� • Field trip and off-site safety and procedures
� • Pool, beach and sun safety
� • Interpersonal communications and family relations
� • Curriculum development and team leadership (unit leaders only)

J-Camp International Staff
Each summer we hire a few outstanding international team members to motivate and inspire your kids! Your child will learn about different countries, customs and cultures first-hand from our fabulous international staff. Past staff has hailed from Australia, Israel, Holland, England, Scotland and South Africa.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit our camp website to learn more about session dates and camp pricing.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
J-Camp is looking for skilled, friendly, and well-qualified individuals to come and be a part of the camp staff team at the OFJCC. Positions available include Head Counselor, Counselor, Jr. Counselor, Music Specialist, and Art Specialist.

For more information and details on how to apply, please visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.paloaltojcc.org.

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SoDA (School of Dramatic Arts) Summer Theatre Camps
Carmel, California

Visit Our SoDA (School of Dramatic Arts) Summer Theatre Camps Website
831-622-9175
SoDApacrep[AT]att.net
Golden Bough Playhouse in Carmel
Monte Verde between 8th & 9th Avenues
Carmel, California 93921

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Pacific Repertory Theatre
Golden Bough Playhouse
PO Box 222035
Carmel, CA 93955

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 4 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Monday- Friday

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: In “Groovy” Production Camp is an Students will join our team to produce a musical comedy sequel to last summer’s hit musical, “Rock Around the Block!” Create musical comedy characters, work on “solo’s”, and create your own set & props! Students explore and share individual talents in a supportive group environment.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the heart of Carmel-by-the Sea on the central coast of California. Walkable from anywhere in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Pacific Repertory Theatre and SoDA call the Golden Bough Playhouse their home. Located on Monte Verde between 8th and 9th Avenues. Call for more details at (831) 622-9175.

CAMP FACILITIES: Located underneathe the main stage at the Golden Bough, SoDA rehearses and performs in the Circle Theatre as well as on stage of the Golden Bough. Both locations are in the same facility with fully equipped performance stage, theatrical lighting, and seating for up to 300 - 80 patrons.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Registration is now open for SoDA's Summer Theater Camps! Sessions begin on June 20, 2016.

Our camps are focused on the wide variety of interests or our campers. Campers are encouraged to participate in more than one camps over the course of the summer.

Play Production Camp - Begins June 20. There are feature parts for everyone, with many opportunities to share individual talents. Groovy! celebrates the hippies and flower children of the 1960’s through an adventure of friends throwing a free Music, Beads and Flowers Celebration. With the help of a popular singing group, the Lemon Bugs, a festival emerges at Crumb’s Apple Farm with colorful busses and wildly funny characters
including surfers ‘California Cowabunga’ and ‘California Ivy’, and ‘Swash Buckler’ the Security Guard.
Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm
Ages: 8 and up
SoDA Instruction:
Diane Goyette, Director; Janice Perl, Musical Director; Laura Cote, Scenic Art Director

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SING! DANCE! ACT! MUSICAL THEATRE CAMP
JULY 5 - 15 12:45 - 4PM Grades 6-12
Students who have always wanted to perform in a Broadway musical “show stopper” will see how its done! Students will learn and rehearse music and choreography for musical numbers from two hit shows, and perform in a showcase for family and friends on July 15.

2 weeks, beginning July 5th
12:45-4pm
SoDA Instruction: Janice Perl

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COMEDY IMPROVISATIONAL THEATRE:
Students will learn improvisational skills that are applicable to all areas of theatre,
including active listening, quick thinking, and making strong choices. Learning
improv skills can raise self-confidence both on and off stage. An Improv Showcase
in the same framework used by professional improv troupes will be presented on
July 29.

2 weeks, beginning July 18 - 29 10AM - 1PM Ages 12 +
10am-1pm
SoDA Instruction: Christopher Scott Sullinger

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ASHLAND FAMILY TRIP to Oregon Shakes Festival
AUG 1 - 6 All Ages
A theatrical journey for all ages! (Children under 13 must be accompanied by a parent.) Travel by train to Ashland, Oregon and see four full-scale professional productions, go white water rafting, and stay at SOU for the “college experience”.
Most meals included. Pricing TBA
• Instructor: Gracie Poletti

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial Aid is available. Please visit our website for application and details at: Our Camp Website Link: www.schoolofdramaticarts.org.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: School of Dramatic Arts offers a variety of theatrical programs for all skill levels ages 4 - 18 year round. Visit our website for more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.schoolofdramaticarts.org.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Registration is required by June 6
Forms are located on our website at: Our Camp Website Link: www.schoolofdramaticarts.org.

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Education Encounters
San Jose, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 5-12

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: 12:1 camper to teacher ratio

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.educationencounters.com.

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Camp E.L.K.
Wrightwood, California

Visit Our Camp E.L.K. Website
760-249-3822
ajeffrey[AT]ymcaoc.org
21280 Big Pines Highway
2828
Wrightwood, California 92397

CAMPER AGES: 5-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): YMCA Orange County

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp E.L.K. is located an hour and a half from Orange County and Los Angeles, just outside Wrightwood, CA. This overnight camp allows children and adults to unplug from everyday life, explore the great outdoors, and connect with themselves and others. Camp E.L.K. features traditional camp activities and ways to find adventure like hiking, swimming, ropes courses, and archery. There are four great ways to explore camp with youth summer & winter camp, family camps and group rentals.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Swimming, Volleyball, Basketball, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Wrightwood, CA

CAMP FACILITIES: 10 modern heated cabins, indoor showers and bathrooms, dining hall and rec hall, health center, outdoor pool, campfire circle, programming area, hiking trails

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Session 2 and L.I.T: July 9th – 14th

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial assistance is available

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): October 13th – 15th

October 27th – 29th

Price: $150 per person (ages 3+)

Camping as a family is a great way to connect and instead of staying in a tent Camp E.L.K. brings you the luxury of beds, showers, prepared meals, and staff led activities. Families will be able to participate in traditional program offerings like archery and hiking, in addition to special camping programs just for families.

Financial assistance is available. Enrollment is limited to 20 families. Transportation not included.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: December 27th – January 1st

9 spots remaining – Camp Scholarships available to LA and Riverside County residents!

Pricing:

$510
Required Deposit: $100
10% Sibling Discount

Winter Camp is a great way to see a whole new side of Camp E.L.K. Camp is quite likely to have snow which will allow for additional activities like sledding. Participants also get the opportunity to ring in the New Year with an eventful celebration. For ages 8-14

Enrollment is limited to 40 campers.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session 1: June 25th – 30th
Junior Session: July 5th – 9th
Session 2 and L.I.T: July 9th – 14th
Session 3: July 16th – 21st
Session 4: July 23rd – 28th
Session 5: July 30th – August 4th
$525 for Sessions 1-5
$350 for Junior session
Required Deposit: $100
10% Sibling Discount

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cost$1420

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

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

Cost$ 2120


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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial aid available.

OTHER CAMP INFO: OUR MISSION, PHILOSOPHY and SHOWS

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

OUR GOALS

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

Our programs will serve youth in grades 2 through 12.

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

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

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

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

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

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

CORE VALUES

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AN ENSEMBLE and CONSERVATORY PHILOSOPHY

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
COST:

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

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

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Fowler Museum Kids MUSE Summer Camp
Los Angeles, California

Visit Our Fowler Museum Kids MUSE Summer Camp Website
3108257325
fowlereducation[AT]arts.ucla.edu
Fowler Museum at UCLA
308 Charles E. Young Drive North
Los Angeles, California 90095

CAMPER AGES: 6-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Academics, Science, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Environmental, Ecology, Outdoor Activities, Sensory Play

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Dig in to summer and explore nature, ecology, art and conservation in this super fun day camp inspired by the exhibition Earth Matters. Eat mud pie, learn about plants and animals at the UCLA Mildred Mathias Botanical Garden, play with clay, go on scavenger hunt adventures, wear mud, create art from nature and experiment with movement and sound. Dirt has never been so exciting!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session 1: Ages 6—8, July 21-25, 9am—4pm
Session 2: Ages 9—12, July 28-August 1, 9am—4pm

Cost: $230 for Fowler Members / $275 for non-members

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Acting Academy For Kids
Irvine, CA

Visit Our Acting Academy For Kids Website
949-427-0072
actingacademy4kids[AT]gmail.com
3 Area Locations
17620 Fitch Ave
Irvine, CA 92614

CAMPER AGES: 4 - 13

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Monday through Friday 9am-2pm with before & after care

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Combine acting, singing and dancing in a musical theatre production with a performance for family and friends on Friday. Fun themes every week include: The Greatest Showman, Harry Potter, The Descendants, Moana, Zootopia...

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

CAMP LOCATION: Three locations:
OC Music & Dance in Irvine, CA
Cabrillo Playhouse in San Clemente, CA
Community Roots Academy, Laguna Niguel, CA

CAMP FACILITIES: All our locations have a theatre or stage. Our Friday productions run with full lights, costumes, sound and projections.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camps runs weekly throughout the summer in 3 different locations. Sign up for one week or multiple weeks (Multi-camp discounts) Camp runs 9am - 2pm with before and after care available.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Musical Theatre, Private and Group lesson in acting, voice, piano, guitar and dance

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Refer to our website for our full schedule and description of weekly themes and fee information.

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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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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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US Performing Arts Camps
California Location(s)

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

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our US Performing Arts Camps Video

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

CAMP FACILITIES: Facilities vary depending on location.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Best of the Best Camp
Santa Barbara, California

Visit Our Best of the Best Camp Website
805-963-6233
camp[AT]kickboxers.com
122 E. Gutierrez St
Santa Barbara, California 93101

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 6-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Looking for a diverse day camp for your kids all summer? Best of the Best camp is packed with indoor and outdoor sports, games, creative crafts, local field trips, age-appropriate educational curriculum, self defense training, a reading program, and inspiring special guests. Kids will build character, be active, and keep their minds sharp over the summer break!
Ages 6-12. Mon-Fri., June 12 - Aug 18, 9am-4pm (Extended hours: 7:30am-6pm). $180-$250/week (discount for multiple weeks)

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Academics, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Science, Math, Swimming, Basketball, Baseball, Weightloss, Soccer, Gymnastics, Martial Arts, and more. Reading

CAMP LOCATION: We are right off the 101, on Garden Street exit. We are located between Santa Barbara and Anacapa Streets, just a few blocks from State St.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 3000 square feet of padded floor for indoor games and sports, as well as an Air Conditioned "Chill Zone" for the kids to cool off and play board games and eat snacks on hot days. Outside we have our Arts & Crafts tent where kids can get messy while having fun, and a paved area to play basketball, wall ball, nerf wars, water ballon toss, and other fun outside games.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: - Voted "Best of" Finalist in Santa Barbara Independent 2016
- All staff is CPR certified
- All staff has been Background Checked
- Our staff members are made up of physical fitness trainers, martial arts instructors, and trained after school tutors.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT / Leadership training is available for past campers only 13-16 years old.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camp is between $180-$250 per week or $75 per day. See our website for more information. Our Camp Website Link: www.bestofthebestcamp.com

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Circus Center Summer Day Camps
San Francisco, California

Visit Our Circus Center Summer Day Camps Website
415-759-8123
barry[AT]circuscenter.org
info[AT]circuscenter.org
755 Frederick St
San Francisco, California 94117

CAMPER AGES: 7-13

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Run away for the day at Circus Center’s Summer Day Camps from June 4 to August 24. We offer kids ages 7-13, a safe, fun, and supportive environment to challenge themselves by exploring the circus arts. We offer four different camps: Acrobatics, Discovery, Aerial, and Flying.
Sign up today by calling 415-759-8123.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Theater, Cheerleading, Weightloss, Gymnastics, Team Sports, and more. Circus Arts.

Circus Center Summer Day Camps is a Top Art Summer Camp located in San Francisco California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Theater, Team Sports, Gymnastics and more. Circus Center Summer Day Camps is a top Art Camp for ages: 7-13.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the heart of San Francisco, just steps away from Golden Gate Park and Kezar Stadium. One block from the Willard stop on the N-Judah line, and we have a passenger drop-off/pick-up zone reserved right in front of the building.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our historic Art Deco facility houses year-round circus arts training in flying trapeze, acrobatics, aerial arts, clowning and more! We have the ONLY indoor flying trapeze rig in the city!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Your kids can do something truly different this summer!

At Circus Center, our week-long Day Camps offer a fun, safe, supportive, and challenging environment where children explore the many skills that create the circus arts!

ACROBATICS
FLYING TRAPEZE
TRAMPOLINE
ROLLA BOLLA
STILT WALKING
CLOWNING
AND MUCH, MUCH MORE

Our CPR and First Aid-certified instructors are professional circus artists who have extensive experience teaching children and adults. Your kids will build fun and unique skills, burn off all that energy, and learn valuable lessons in collaboration and self-confidence.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Sessions run every week between June 4 and August 24, 2018. Fee: $276-450/camper.

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Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Summer Art Camp
Online Camp Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Visit Our Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Summer Art Camp Website
215-972-2054
215-972-2105

artcamp[AT]pafa.org
118 North Broad Street
Youth and Family Programs
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106

CAMPER AGES: 6-14

TYPE OF CAMP: Online. Mon-Fri: 9am - 3pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Every day, campers engage in live, interactive art making with their instructors and friends on the video platform Zoom. We also use Canvas for sharing daily schedules, online artwork and discussions between campers and instructors. And as always, every camp week will culminate with a virtual exhibition and opening reception for family and friends live streamed on Zoom.

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

CAMP LOCATION: Center City, Philadelphia, PA. one block from historic City Hall.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: - Live Zooming and friendship-making time (prescheduled so your family can plan ahead!)
- Off-screen activities for independent play and learning (and naps! and yard time!)
- Hands-on activities with real art materials (art camp should be a little messy!)
- Small group sizes ensure that campers receive high quality instruction and individual attention from their teachers.
- Daily movement and mindfulness exercises integrated throughout the day to get the wiggles out

Camp tuition includes an Art Toolbox mailed to your home and a live exhibition every Friday that the whole family can attend, even those living far away.

Camp Staff:
Katerina Romanenko, Ph.D. Assistant Director of Youth and Family Programs

An experienced educator and visual culture historian, Dr. Romanenko specializes in Museum education, art history, American History, and object-based learning in formal and informal environments. She holds a PhD in Art History from the City University of New York and for more than 15 years teaches art history and works in Museum education. She also holds a BA in Education Sciences and has experience in research, development and implementation of educational programs for different age groups.

Alicia Mino, Art Educator, Manager of the School and Community Programs

An accomplished practicing artists and art educator, Alicia Mino received her Master’s in visual communication from the Metropolitan University of Chile, She spent fifteen years in Italy studying art history, oil painting, and sculpture. She presented in numerous art exhibitions and founded the Mates Art and Design Studio, where she taught drawing, oil/acrylic painting, and sculpture fundamentals for ten years. In 2008 Alicia moved to Philadelphia where she continues to exhibit her work and teaches art.

Lindsey Murphy, Art Educator and K-8 Program Coordinator

An art educator with over a decade of experience in the field of education, Lindsey Murphy has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology; concentration in Archaeology from Millersville University, and an Elementary Teaching Certification from Millersville University. She worked as a general education classroom teacher in the Oxford Area School District in Chester County, PA for 8 years, and has worked in PAFA’s education department over the past 11 years creating and implementing numerous museum tours and art making experiences for children and families of all backgrounds, becoming the K-8 Program Coordinator in 2019..


Melissa Hendrixson, Art Educator

Melissa Hendrixson is an artist and art educator who has worked in Museum Education for over five years. She has her Bachelor's of Fine Arts and Studio Certificate from Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and has gained experience through assisting the coordination and development of various museum programming including family programs, youth art classes, and summer camps. She now works for the School and Community Partnership Program as an art educator where she develops and implements museum tours, school lessons, and community outreach programs to support student learning, parental engagement and visual literacy initiatives.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: It is our sincere desire that no child be denied the opportunity to attend camp because of financial difficulties. Thanks to our generous donors, PAFA is able to offer a limited number of scholarships.

Please email artcamp[AT]pafa.org to receive a scholarship application

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Friday Art Show

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: PAFA offers a year round programs, online and in person for youth and families that engage parents and children with the museum collection and art-making. Our programs inculde art classes for middle school students, afterschool program for kids 6-11, and Sunday Family workshops. please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.pafa.org

OTHER CAMP INFO: Drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, comic books and graphic novels, collage and mixed media, and video arts.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Dates
June 21 - August 13, 8 weeks

Ages: 6-14 (groups: 6-8; 9-11; 12-14)

Mon-Fri from 9am - 3pm each day (except July 5rd).

For camps description, cost and schedule go to the registration website. Our Camp Website Link: www.pafa.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Camp Assistants and Camp Instructors.
Please visit for current job announcements and apply via 
Our Camp Website Link: hr.pafa.org

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Girls Leadership Summer Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our Girls Leadership Summer Camps Website
1-866-744-9102
Overnight 866.744.9102 x2
Day Camps 866.744.9102 x4

dorothy[AT]girlsleadership.org
info[AT]girlsleadership.org
Cate School
1960 Cate Mesa Road
Carpinteria, California 93013

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California
Colorado
New Jersey
New York

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Girls Leadership
111 Myrtle Street
Suite 101
Oakland, CA, 94607
1-866-744-9102

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Girls Leadership Summer Camps Video

CAMPER AGES: Overnight: Grades 6-12. Day Camps Grades 4-5

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Overnight is 10 or 15 days. Day Camps are One Week 9am - 3.30 PM

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: A Summer Camp Like No Other

Founded in 2001, our Summer Program combines the best of traditional summer camp with something no other camp offers: workshops that equip girls with the skills to exercise the power of their voice.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Academics, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Theater, Waterfront/Aquatics, and more. Girls Leadership.

Girls Leadership Summer Camps is a Top Art Summer Camp located in Carpinteria California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Waterfront/Aquatics, Academics, Video/Filmmaking/Photography and more. Girls Leadership Summer Camps is a top Art Camp for ages: Overnight: Grades 6-12. Day Camps Grades 4-5.
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CAMP LOCATION: GIRLS LEADERSHIP SUMMER OVERNIGHT PROGRAM:

Cate School
1960 Cate Mesa Road Carpinteria, California 93013

Visit GirlsLeadership.org/Summer

CAMP FACILITIES: Nestled on the beautiful Cate School campus in Carpinteria, CA, 11 miles from Santa Barbara our Summer Program combines the best of traditional summer camp – amazing friendships, fun games and evening activities, a powerhouse team of extraordinary staff – with something no other camp offers: fun, life-changing workshops that equip girls with the skills to exercise the power of their voice.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: WHAT’S THE GIRLS LEADERSHIP SPECIAL SAUCE?

Professional & Crazy Fun Staff — Our Educators teach for us all year round. They live and breathe our renowned curriculum, and they’ve been practicing our trademark camp games for years, so they are more than ready to rumble.

Summer Program Director Cora Garner is an American Camp Association Member. She came to us after working at Cornell University, Stanford University, and most recently the University of California, Berkeley. Through her work in Higher Education, she has developed and taught courses that focus on identity and community development.

At Girls Leadership we want you to be true-to-you. Every day starts with community games. Our theatre-based workshops focus on developing personal and societal leadership, such as how to ask for what you need. In these sessions girls practice new tools for speaking up for themselves and for others.

We also create beautiful art projects, stay active outside, and always have a spirit theme for the day. These activities are designed to encourage girls to embrace who they are, reflect on what they believe, and give them an opportunity to express themselves creatively.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: A Certificate Program for Young Women Leaders

-- Interested in learning some valuable professional skills and receiving a formal certificate to supplement your future college admissions applications all while experiencing the best summer experience of your life?

-- Do you value connection, relationships, growth, and learning? Do you have a special place in your heart for young or first-time summer program attendees?

-- Are you a two-time (or more) Girls Leadership Summer Program Grade 9-11 alumnae?

If so, we would like to invite you to apply to Girls Leadership’s Counselor in Training (CIT) program

Visit Our Camp Website Link: girlsleadership.org

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial Aid available for all camps.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: girlsleadership.org

GIRLS LEADERSHIP SUMMER OVERNIGHT PROGRAM:
Location:
The Cate School
1960 Cate Mesa Road
Carpinteria, California 93013

Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.GirlsLeadership.org
Rising Grades 6-8
June 30-July 14 (15 days, 14 nights)
July 17- July 26 (10 days, 9 nights)

Rising Grades 9-12
July 29-August 12 (15 days, 14 nights)

GIRLS LEADERSHIP DAY CAMPS: Dates TBD

CALIFORNIA

1) Palo Alto Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2018


2) Berkeley Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2018

3) San Francisco Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2018

COLORADO

1) Denver Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2018

2) Boulder Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2018

3) Denver Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2018

NEW JERSEY

1) Montclair Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2018

2) Summit Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2018

Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: girlsleadership.org.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Girls Leadership is looking to build the next residential Summer Program Dream Team to join us on the campus of beautiful Cate School located in Carpinteria, California, with nearly 200 rising 6-12th grade girls over 8 fun-filled weeks!!

To view our job descriptions and application steps for the Summer Program positions on our website click here: Our Camp Website Link: girlsleadership.org

Summer Program 2018 Openings:

Director of Residential Life and Wellness (1 position)
Director of Curriculum (1 position)
Director of Operations (1 position)
Resident Director (1 position)
Office Manager (1 position)
Health Manager (2 positions)
Guidance Counselor (1 position)
Residential Counselor (4 positions)
Residential Teaching Counselor (5 positions)
Teaching Counselor (5 positions)

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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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Spring 2015 Youth Media And Tech Camps
San Diego, California

Visit Our Spring 2015 Youth Media And Tech Camps Website
Tel 619.230.1938
Fax 619.230.1937

2921 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, California 92104

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Spring 2015 Youth Media And Tech Camps Video

CAMPER AGES: 6-13

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Discover the possibilities of filmmaking and beyond!

Explore character, composition, and sound as you create a series of hands-on video projects. This camp provides many possibilities of creative media making.

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: • Work with live-action video, stop-motion animation, interactive media and design, sound recording, digital photography, and more.
• Use software such as iStopMotion, GarageBand, and iMovie.
• Every week-long camp ends with a screening and exhibition for family and friends!

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships: Need-based scholarships are available.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
SPRING 2015 CAMP DATES:
March 30-April 3: 1st-3rd grade & 4th-7th grade
April 6-10: 1st-3rd grade & 4th-7th grade
April 13-17: 1st-3rd grade & 4th-7th grade
April 20 – 24: 1st-3rd grade & 4th-7th grade

**Note: Interesting in Summer 2015 Youth Media Camps as well? To sign up on-line please visit: Our Camp Website Link: macsd.kintera.org

COST:
$195 Members / $225 General

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MNOHS Online Two-Week Video and Soundtrack Immersion Project
Online Camp Minnesota

Visit Our MNOHS Online Two-Week Video and Soundtrack Immersion Project Website
info[AT]mnohs.org
Minnesota

CAMPER AGES: Grades 9-12

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 16 - June 29

Tuition:
$240 for non-MNOHS students
$180 for MNOHS students--or free for those who qualify

Please see our web site for more information: Our Camp Website Link: www.mnohs.org

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YMCA Camp Sequoia Lake
miramonte, CA

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 9 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. YMCA

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

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

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

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership programs.

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

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

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Camp Galileo & Galileo Summer Quest
California

Visit Our Camp Galileo & Galileo Summer Quest Website
1-800-854-3684
Robin[AT]galileo-learning.com
info[AT]galileo-learning.com
38 Bay Area Locations
California

CAMPER AGES: Pre-K through 8th Grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. SF Bay Area Day Camps

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Academics, Computers, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Science, Technology, Adventure, and more. Art, Science, Outdoor Activities, Cooking, Fashion Design, Video Game Design, Lego Robotics, Go Kart Building, Digital Filmmaking, Digital Photography, Cartooning, & Painting.

CAMP LOCATION: We have 38 SF Bay Area Locations in the South Bay, Peninsula, San Francisco, Marin, East Bay and North Bay areas.

CAMP FACILITIES: Located at Elementary, Middle and High Schools throughout the Bay Area.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: GALILEO INNOVATION CAMPS FOR KIDS: VISIONARIES WANTED Camp Galileo (Pre-K � 5th graders): Four new weekly themes combine art, science and outdoor activities into a whimsical narrative that keeps kids giggling and engaged. Galileo Summer Quest (5th � 8th graders): 14 majors to choose from, professional tools and materials, exceptional instructors and a chance for older innovators to realize their own personal vision.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership program.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We believe in camp—and innovation—for all kids. That's why, every year, we award thousands of weeks (over 2000 in 2014) of specially priced camp through our financial assistance program.

For complete financial aid info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.galileo-camps.com.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For more info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.galileo-camps.com.

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Phoenix Ranch Summer Camp
Simi Valley, California

Visit Our Phoenix Ranch Summer Camp Website
(805) 526-0136
info[AT]phoenixranch.org
1845 Oak Road
Simi Valley, California 93063

CAMPER AGES: 5-14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Phoenix Ranch Summer Camp is an ACA accredited summer camp offering dynamic programming based on theme weeks. Our areas include Nature, Arts & Crafts, Drama, Sports, Go Karts, Archery, and Aquatics. We also offer specialty workshops designed towards our campers interests! Check out our website or on Facebook!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Computers, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Science, Math, Technology, Swimming, Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Martial Arts, Travel, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the Ventura County community of Simi Valley, just west of the San Fernando Valley.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our camp site includes a sports court, sports field, pool, playground equipment, classrooms, shaded assembly area, covered lunch areas, restrooms, and plenty of trees and shade.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: With over 30 years of experience, the Phoenix Ranch prides itself in presenting an outstanding summer camp program that reflects our commitment to excellent supervision and quality programming.

We are accredited by the American Camp Association, a national accrediting agency that supports high quality standards for site, supervision, and programming. Our campus is very safe with a trained security guard on campus at all times, and CCTV monitoring. The Phoenix Ranch Staff (18 years of age or older) will undergo over 30 hours of pre-camp and in-service training. All staff has additionally been background checked and fingerprinted and trained in basic first aid.

Our philosophy is camp should be a place where children will not just learn new skills, but make friends, grow in confidence, try new things, enjoy playing in the outdoors, and just have FUN!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our program runs early June through late August. Please visit our website for registration information or call to schedule a tour!

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Groundlings Teen Improv Camps
Los Angeles, California

Visit Our Groundlings Teen Improv Camps Website
school[AT]groundlings.com
7307 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, California 90046

CAMPER AGES: 11-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Groundlings Theatre & School is now enrolling teen improv camps! Ages 11-12, 13-15 and 16-18 with a variety of levels and styles offered. For complete information please visit: at Our Camp Website Link: www.groundlings.com.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, and more.

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Los Gatos Youth Theatre - Theater Camps
Los Gatos, California

Visit Our Los Gatos Youth Theatre - Theater Camps Website
info[AT]lgyt.net
Blossom Hill School
16400 Blossom Hill Road
Los Gatos, California 95030

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
P.O. Box 1825
Los Gatos, CA 95031

CAMPER AGES: 6-13

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Performance Camps:
Join Los Gatos Youth Theatre at a Summer Day Camp where kids will develop their acting, singing, and dancing, culminating in a staged production (see below for specific show) for family and friends. Students will participate in daily workshops in the three disciplines of musical theatre: acting, dance, and voice, as well as participate in games and activities. Bring a lunch and wear comfortable clothing each day. Snacks will be provided. For more information please contact info[AT]LGYT.net.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located just outside San Jose, CA. Easy access from freeway.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camps are held at the local elementary school, where a full stage is used to teach and perform.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:
101 Dalmatians Kids - June 8-19 (7-10 year olds)
Once on this Island Jr. - June 8-26 (10-13 year olds)
Peter Pan Jr. - July 6-17 (6-13 year olds)

Workshop Camps (7-12 year olds):
These one-week workshop camps will develop campers' acting, singing, and dancing skills. Each session will feature a different theme: music, acting, dance, improv, mime, circus, etc. More info can be found at LGYT.net. Bring a lunch and wear comfortable clothes each day.
June 8-12
June 15-19
June 22-26
July 6-10
July 13-17

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Performance Camps
101 Dalmatians Kids - June 8-19
Once on this Island Jr. - June 8-26
Peter Pan Jr. - July 6-17

One-Week Workshop Camps - June 8- July 17

Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.lgyt.net for more information.

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Steve & Kate's Camp
California Location(s)

Visit Our Steve & Kate's Camp Website
415.513.0469
425 Dempster Street
Evanston, Illinois 60201

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

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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:
Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Music/Band, Technology, Soccer, and more.

Steve & Kate s Camp is a Top Art Summer Camp located in Evanston California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Soccer, Dance, Technology and more. Steve & Kate s Camp is a top Art 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:
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SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
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Video Production Academy
Escondido, California

Visit Our Video Production Academy Website
340 N Escondido Blvd
Escondido, California 92025

CAMPER AGES: 10-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Mon-Fri 9:00am-3:00pm

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Write, Direct, Film, Produce, Perform, Edit, and Display your own short production! Learn how to make a film from beginning to end using the tools of the professional media. This production class is taught by an award-winning film and media arts teacher and will appeal to all levels of experienced or budding film makers.

At the end of the two weeks students will be able to share their completed work with family and friends in a studio movie screening. We’ll bring the popcorn, you bring the talent!

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Price: $295 Members, $325 non-members

For more information, please visit Our Camp Website Link: artcenter.org

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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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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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Go Girls! Camp
5 Bay Area Locations, CA

Visit Our Go Girls! Camp Website
510.550.5340
julie[AT]glitterandrazz.com
5 Bay Area Locations, CA

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 6-9, 10 and 11, or 12-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: This summer, Go Girls! will learn to #BeAmazing by journeying across Earth, Water, Sky, and Space to make a difference and learn just how much they matter! Through theater, music, and arts education, girls will work together to make and perform their own plays that we believe will change the world.

Each session of Go Girls! Camp and Go Girls!/Reel Stories is 2 weeks long and runs June 20-August 19.

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

Go Girls! Camp is a Top Art Summer Camp located in 5 Bay Area Locations California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Musical Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Theater and more. Go Girls! Camp is a top Art Camp for ages: 6-9, 10 and 11, or 12-15.
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CAMP LOCATION: This season, Go Girls! Camp will be held in 5 locations around the Bay Area! Join us at one of our camps in Berkeley, Oakland, Palo Alto, or San Francisco!

Check out our website for information on all of our locations, dates, and session options! Our Camp Website Link: gogirlscamp.com

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Do you want to lead younger Go Girls! in the Compassion Revolution? Check out or Go Girls! Leadership Team here: Our Camp Website Link: gogirlscamp.com

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Ventura Family YMCA - Sequoia Lake
Visalia , CA

Visit Our Ventura Family YMCA - Sequoia Lake Website
805-642-2131
sarah.abrams[AT]ciymca.org
107 W Tulare Ave
Visalia , CA 93277

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

CAMPER AGES: 9 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Resident Camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Overnight Camp

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Swimming, Sailing, Soccer, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: This camp is located in the 900 acres of forest surrounded by Sequoia and Kings Canyoun national Parks at a privately owned YMCA Lake Camp.

CAMP FACILITIES: The camp is lake front and is the perfect location to explore the great outdoors, develop confidence and make memories that will last a lifetime. Activities include: sailing, high and low ropes courses, mountain biking, rock climbing, archery, swimming, outpost camping, fishing, painting, crafts, soccer, basketball, campfires, canoeing, hiking, creek walks, field games, skits, songs, non religious chapels, and personal leadership and development. Campers will share cabins with friends and meet new cabin-mates from other Y's and other communities providing an opportunity for your child to create new and lasting memories with campers from all over California.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership Program

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Youth Camp - campers going into grades4-7th
Teen Camp - campers going into grades 7-10th
Both Youth and Teen Camps are held during July 21-26th.
Early Bird fee of $535 good through April 27th
Standard fee of $565 taken up through July 8th.
Fees are all inclusive, covering transportation from the Ventura Family YMCA to Sequoia Lake and back to Ventura, meals, activities, staffing and facility fees. Scholarships are available through the Open Doors Scholarship Program.

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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:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Academics, Computers, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Science, Math, Technology, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Basketball, Weightloss, Golf, Team Sports, 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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Theater Camp: Perfecting Your Audition
Escondido, California

Visit Our Theater Camp: Perfecting Your Audition Website
(800) 988-4253
340 N Escondido Blvd
Escondido, California 92025

CAMPER AGES: 13-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. July 7-11, 2014, 1pm-5pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, and more.

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Title: Theater Camp: Perfecting Your Audition
Event Info: Spend the week exploring and building your audition techniques. Learn how to choose a monologue and fine tune it; audition dress and impression; knowing yourself and characters you fit; cold reading and scene study for callbacks. This camp will culminate in a mock audition process with feedback from working actors and directors!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Date: July 7-11, 2014
Time: 1pm-5pm
Tickets: $95-125

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Camping Unlimited - Camp Krem
Boulder Creek, CA

Visit Our Camping Unlimited - Camp Krem Website
831-338-3210
campkrem[AT]gmail.com
102 Brook Lane
Boulder Creek, CA 95006

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 5 - 1, 1955

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Weekends, Overnights, Travel Programs

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: For more than half a century, we have provided children and adults with developmental disabilities a full program of recreation, education, fun and adventure.
We offer Summer Camp and a Year-Round Respite Program. Our outdoor enrichment camp programs, activities, and adventures are unmatched. We proudly work with people with all developmental disabilities.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Serves children and adults of all disabilities, Autism, Aspergers, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, ADHD, other physical/ emotional challenges

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Swimming, Basketball, Cheerleading, Weightloss, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Special Needs

CAMP LOCATION: 60 miles South of San Francisco. One hour from San Jose airport. 15 minutes from Santa Cruz, California.

CAMP FACILITIES: Nearly 100 acres, cabins, large multi-activity center / dining hall, Art Center, extra-large heated swimming pool, sports, playground areas, outdoor camp area, miles of nature trails

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Serves children and adults of all disabilities, Autism, Aspergers, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, ADHD, other physical/ emotional challenges

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT Leadership program. See website under "volunteer".

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Families may apply for limited "need-based" partial camperships. Contact campkrem at campkrem[AT]gmail.com for more information.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Year-round programs available nearly even weekend of the year. See website under "Year Round Programs" for further details.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.campingunlimited.org
Enrollment for summer begins in January.

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Silver Gan Israel Day Camp
Huntington Beach, CA

Visit Our Silver Gan Israel Day Camp Website
949-381-5610
admin[AT]campsgi.com
14401 Willow Ln
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

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CAMPER AGES: 2 - 12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Silver Gan Israel Day Camp is a dream come true to Jewish children of all affiliations. Some highlights include a "get it all" program, a Jewish experience, very nurturing staff, amazing trips, indoor swimming pools and more. Nine 1 week sessions with available transportation, hot lunches and extended care.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Swimming, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Team Sports, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Right off the 405 and 22 freeways, our campsite is located on the Hebrew Academy campus in Huntington Beach.

CAMP FACILITIES: The camp is located on a beautiful 11-acre safe and secure campus with grassy playing fields, 3 volleyball courts, an outdoor laser tag court, 3 basketball courts, a hockey rink, 2 gaga courts, 2 baseball diamonds and full sized soccer courts, an auditorium and air conditioned facilities. Camp Gan Israel has an on-site outdoor swimming pool monitored by trained and licensed aquatics professionals.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Silver Gan Israel is a summer camp dedicated to enriching the lives of children from diverse Jewish backgrounds and affiliations through a stimulating camp experience. Our accreditation by the American Camp Association assures you that our focus on child safety and program quality is unparalleled.

Silver Gan Israel of Huntington Beach is part of the largest and fastest growing networks of day camps, enjoying a reputation as a pioneer in Jewish camping, with innovative ideas and creative activities, to both provide enjoyment and inspire children to try new and exciting things! It is uniquely suited for a great camp experience. The spacious indoor and outdoor facilities enable us to provide campers with summer fun, whatever the weather outside. Our fabulous Jr. Olympic sized pool is enjoyed by all of our campers. Specially designed pre-school and kindergarten playgrounds, playing fields and common areas all add to the Camp Gan Israel summer experience.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Transportation is available from most points. A list of current stops is available at Our Camp Website Link: www.CampSGI.com. There is a nominal fee for this service. Kosher lunch is available for purchase daily. Visit our website for lots more information: Our Camp Website Link: www.campsgi.com .

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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Army and Navy Academy Camp Challenge
Carlsbad, CA

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

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CAMPER AGES: Grade 6-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Army and Navy Academy's Camp Challenge offers co-ed summer leadership experiences that motivate and encourage involvement, accountability, skill development and growth. 2 week campers can choose either, leadership, aviation, computer science, or ESOL as an elective course. 4 week campers will focus on leadership.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Basketball, Weightloss, Soccer, Team Sports, Adventure, and more. Leadership, Aviation, Computer Science & ESOL.

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

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

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

Camp Challenge (Leadership Development Courses):

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

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

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

2. Camp Challenge Two-Week High School Leadership Education and Training.

This two-week leadership camp is designed for both male and female students (entering Grades 9 through 12) who are unable to attend the four-week JROTC Course but who are still interested in achieving a leadership training experience. Camper will choose one of the following electives for their focus: Leadership, Aviation,Computer Science, or ESOL.

3. Camp Challenge Two-Week Middle School Leadership Development Programs (LDP), Basic and Advanced.

LDP Basic is an introduction to leadership for students interested in exploring potential and enhancing existing skills while learning the fundamentals of citizenship. Campers gain invaluable life skills through fun activities and adventure based challenges that reinforce teamwork, accountability, discipline, and respect.

LDP Advanced can be taken after completion of LDP Basic and offers an advanced curriculum in leadership combined with an introduction to subjects that will help prepare campers for high school. This course focuses on the core values of responsibility , loyalty, and selfless service.

4. Camp Challenge Four-Week Middle School Leadership Development Program.
For families interested in the opportunity to have their campers complete basic and advanced courses in one summer.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership training.

OTHER CAMP INFO: 2 Week Camp Challenge Electives:
Leadership:
With a focus on mission of motivating young people to be better citizens, the core leadership element of Camp Challenge focuses on the development of communication and cooperative skills, with the enhancement of personal strengths and self-confidence.

Computer Science:
This is an introduction to computer science emphasizing project based learning and scientific problem-solving. This elective reinforces the scientific process and promotes the appropriate use of technology in today's society while providing participants an opportunity to build websites and program video games.

Aviation:
Aviation science presents an introduction to aeronautics through in-class discussions and project-based learning, covering: principles of flight, aircraft anatomy, space travel, remotely-piloted aircraft systems, and how to earn drone, glider and private pilot licenses.

ESOL: English for Speakers of Other Languages
ESOL involves engaging content which promotes active listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, using a variety of instructional mediums and technological support.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2- Week Sessions: $3200.00
Session 1: 29 June to 11 July
Session 2: 13 July to 25 July

4-Week Session: $5260
Session 1: 29 June to 25 July

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Fox Mountain Adventures
Santa Ysabel, California

Visit Our Fox Mountain Adventures Website
(855) FOX-CAMP
(855) 369-2267

info[AT]foxmountainadventures.com
24102 Highway 76
Santa Ysabel, California 92070

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
13223-1 Black Mountain Road #258
San Diego, CA 92129

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 10-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Accredited by the American Camp Association.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Nestled in the foothills of the Palomar Mountains, Fox Mountain Adventures is the camp of variety, with over 50 daily activities and electives to choose from: Rock Climbing, Slack-line, Orienteering, Archery, Crafts, Laser Tag, Wilderness Survival, Disc Golf, Arts and Crafts, Swimming, Karaoke, Color Wars, Capture the Flag, Improv, plus over 40 more! Kids become better communicators, more effective leaders, more independent, and less reliant on technology for social interactions. We accomplish this through a safe, supervised, and experience-based program that is an absolute blast! Accredited by the American Camp Association.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Theater, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Rock Climbing, Slack-line, Orienteering, Archery, Crafts, Laser Tag, Wilderness Survival, Disc Golf, Arts & Crafts, Swimming, Karaoke, Color Wars, Capture The Flag, Improv, Plus Over 40 More!

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Fox is nestled at the base of the Palomar Mountains, just 1 hour from San Diego's North County in the Cleveland National Forest.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp Fox has 8 cabins with individual captains beds, an outdoor swimming pool, lodge, dining hall, camp store, basket ball court, two amphitheaters and fire pits, a field, arts and crafts rooms, infirmary, and miles of wilderness hiking trails!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Fox Mountain Adventures is the camp of variety, which is why we offer over 50 daily activities and electives to choose from. Over the course of a single week, campers can choose from Rock Climbing, Slack-line, Orienteering, Archery, Crafts, Laser Tag, Wilderness Survival, Disc Golf, Arts and Crafts, Swimming, Karaoke, Color Wars, Capture the Flag, Improv, plus over 40 more!

Fox Mountain Adventures is staffed by a handpicked team of counselors who are all college-age or older. All our staff are CPR/First Aid Certified, and many are certified lifeguards with the Red Cross. Fox Mountain Adventures also has a registered nurse and director team available onsite 24/7 for campers and parents.

Fox Mountain Adventures is Accredited by the American Camp Association, meeting or exceeding over 250 national health and safety standards.

At Fox Mountain, we believe an intentional, high-quality camp program can give the kids the skills they need to succeed. Camp helps kids become better communicators, more effective leaders, more independent, and less reliant on technology for social interactions. We accomplish this through a safe, supervised, and experience-based program that is an absolute blast!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Fox Mountain Adventures knows kids make excellent leaders, and components are included in each of our camp sessions. With opportunities to lead games with peers to helping shape cabin rules, campers are empowered to help create their own camp experience!

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Tiered pricing allows Fox Mountain Adventures' families to attain financial aid easily during registration. Limited high school scholarships are also available.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Fox Mountain Adventures is a San Diego overnight camp unlike anywhere else! Whether we are on an all day spy adventure complete with nighttime laser tag mission throughout camp or making our own movies and screening them poolside at our floating film festival, each day brings new experiences and adventures.

We hope you will join us this summer at Fox Mountain Adventures!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our 6-day traditional overnight camp (Ages 10-15) is available July 7-12, 2014. Our 6-day High School Improv Camp is available July 14-19, 2014.

Tiered pricing ranges from $750-850 per camper, with an optional transportation option of $50 (round trip)

Complete session information is available online at Our Camp Website Link: www.foxmountainadventures.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Counselor positions are available for summer 2015. Please see our website for complete details.

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Jam Camp West
Loma Mar, California

Visit Our Jam Camp West Website
510-858-5313
page[AT]livingjazz.org
100 Wright Dr.,
Loma Mar, California 94021

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1728 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 10-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Jam Camp West is an exciting, creative and fun seven day music and dance camp for 10-15 olds held in the stunning redwoods of Northern California. Jam Camp offers classes in instrumental ensembles taught by ear, vocals, percussion, steel drum, beat box, turntables, dance, and body percussion. Music styles include jazz/funk, blues, hip-hop and gospel. Jam campers will also enjoy fun outdoor activities including swimming, volleyball, basketball, hiking and many more. Jam Camp is an inclusive, supportive program offering fun non-competitive workshops, taught by professional artists.

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

Jam Camp West is a Top Art Summer Camp located in Loma Mar California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Dance, Swimming, Basketball and more. Jam Camp West is a top Art Camp for ages: 10-15.
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CAMP LOCATION: Jam Camp West is held in the stunning redwoods of Loma Mar, Northern CA (in the Santa Cruz mountains) about 1 1/2 hours drive from the Bay Area.

CAMP FACILITIES: Jam Camp West is held at Redwood Glen Camp. The facility is a beautiful redwood site with multiple cabins, an outdoor amphitheater, beautiful swimming pool, large dining hall, and lots of open area to enjoy outdoor activities and classes under the trees. Housing is in shared cabins with bunk beds. All cabins have indoor bathroom facilities.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: An Unforgettable Week of Music, Dance and Vocals
Ages 10-15
Loma Mar — Northern California
July 18 – July 24, 2020
All Skill Levels Welcome!

Instrumental ensembles • vocals • dance • percussion • steel drum • spoken word • turntable • ukulele • songwriting • theory and more

Jam Camp West provides a great alternative to traditional band and orchestra camps, where youth of ANY skill level can take part in a highly creative and quality artistic experience in a stunning redwood environment. In addition to our educational curriculum, Jam Camp West blends the wonders of the natural world into this inspiring and fun-packed music making experience. Our classroom is the majestic redwood forest, where talented professionals, and carefully chosen counselors and CIT’s serve as role models and mentors.

Campers create a personal schedule from over 25 noncompetitive workshops offered each day. Jam Camp offers classes in instrumental ensembles taught by ear, vocals, percussion, steel drum, beat box, turntables, dance, and body percussion. Music styles include jazz/funk, blues, hip-hop and gospel. Jam campers will also enjoy fun outdoor activities including swimming, volleyball, basketball, hiking and many more. In this magnificent setting, we hope to provide a truly inspirational experience while building self-reliance, teamwork, a sense of social responsibility, and community with a potentially life-changing opportunity to reconnect with the natural world.

Tuition for the program is $975 per camper and includes accommodation in supervised cabins, healthy meals, 6 days of workshops, exciting evening activities and outdoor recreational activities. NOTE: Jam Camp West is committed to making this experience available to a broad spectrum of youth.
a limited number of scholarships are available based on financial need, not skill or experience. To find a scholarship application, please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.livingjazz.org and click on Jam Camp West.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Partial scholarships available based on financial need, not skill or experience. Applications can be found online on our website.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: See Our Camp Website Link: www.livingjazz.org for more programs.

OTHER CAMP INFO: “Thank You Jam Camp for providing My daughter with a scholarship. Without it she wouldn’t have been able to attend. I can truly say she had an amazing time.” — Parent

“I thought this to be the best of the best. Wonderful was the music, the dance and the attendance. I felt my child had grown noticeably over those six days. Thank You!” — Parent

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Dates: July 18 – July 24, 2020
Tuition: $975
For more info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.livingjazz.org

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Broadway Gymnastic School Summer Camps
Los Angeles, California

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

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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:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Academics, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Basketball, Cheerleading, Weightloss, Soccer, Gymnastics, Team Sports, 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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FLS International
California Location(s)

Visit Our FLS International Website
818-220-6825
veronica[AT]fls.net
Suffolk University
73 Tremont Street Boston
Boston, Massachusetts 02108

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California
New York
Massachusetts

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
680 E Colorado Blvd
Suite 180
Pasadena, CA 91101

CAMPER AGES: 12-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: 2 week camps offering -
*SAT Prep.
* Acting
* Cinema
* Script Writing
* STEM Camp

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

CAMP LOCATION: In Boston, we will operate on the campus of Suffolk University and for the STEM camp at Harvard University.

CAMP FACILITIES: We will be using the dorms at Suffolk University

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Catalina Island Camps
Avalon, California

Visit Our Catalina Island Camps Website
626-296-4040
info[AT]catalinaislandcamps.com
100 Howlands Landing
Avalon, California 90704

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
707 W. Woodbury Rd Suite F Altadena CA 91001

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 1st through 9th grade, Leadership Program for 10th grades

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Catalina Island Camps is an island adventure in the blue Pacific Ocean. Campers unplug from technology and their lives at home, connect with the campers and staff in their cabin and in the community, connect with the outdoors and discover many new skills and talents as they build social skills, independence and 21st-century skills.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Team Sports, Adventure, and more. Archery, Riflery, Tomahawks, Water-Skiing, Tubing, Wakeboarding, Skin Diving, Ocean Kayaking, Stand Up Paddling, Ropes Course, Zipline, Climbing Wall, Gardening, Hiking, Arts & Crafts.

CAMP LOCATION: Catalina Island Camps is located at Howlands Landing on the West End of Santa Catalina Island. Campers meet our staff in San Pedro and travel to camp on the Catalina Express. We are a beach front camp in a protected cove on the mainland facing side of Catalina Island.

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers live in cabins (wooden buildings with canvas window and door coverings). Up to 10 campers and 2 or 3 staff members live together. Bathrooms with flush toilets and hot showers are located nearby. Meals are served buffet style. We eat outside in the dining area. Food is excellent with fresh fruit, salad bar and hot entrees at each meal. Vegetarian and vegan meals are also available. Special diets can be accommodated with conversations ahead of time.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Tom and Maria Horner came to Catalina Island Camps in 1994 as camp directors. CIC is an American Camp Association Accredited camp. We believe campers should be unplugged from their busy schedules and given ample opportunities to connect with each other and positive role models and to discover new activities in the unique natural environment of Catalina Island and the Pacific Ocean. We are an active camp that believes in strong relationships and community.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Campers in Leadership Training and Counselor in Training programs both available to campers in 10th through 12th grade. Our Camp Website Link: catalinaislandcamps.com

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Jean-Michel Cousteau Family Camp annually in August. Please visit:
Our Camp Website Link: catalinaislandcamps.com

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: School year environmental education programs with Catalina Environmental Leadership Program Our Camp Website Link: www.celp.net

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit Our Camp Website Link: catalinaislandcamps.com for complete information and dates and rates.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
For jobs info, please visit Our Camp Website Link: catalinaislandcamps.com

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Camp Gan Israel- Contra Costa
Danville, CA

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 3 - 12

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

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

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

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Swimming supervised by certified life guards.

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

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

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

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Project Fashion at USC
Los Angeles, California

Visit Our Project Fashion at USC Website
206-330-7020
hello[AT]experienceamerica.com
919 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, California 90015

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
4556 University Way NE #200
Seattle, Washington, 98015

CAMPER AGES: 12-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Are you dreaming of becoming a stylist, designer, or the next Anna Wintour? Experience America is inviting you to join them at the University of Southern California to experience firsthand what it takes to build a career in fashion. You'll have the opportunity to learn from some of the most successful people in the industry and explore sunny Los Angeles.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Academics, and more. Prop Styling
Pattern Design
Draping & Fit
Fashion Sketching
Trend Spotting
Product Design & Development
Visual Communications
Branding & Identity

CAMP LOCATION: Project Fashion is held at the University of Southern California.

CAMP FACILITIES: Students will take classes at the University of Southern California and stay in the dorms with a roommate. There will be opportunities to explore Los Angeles with activities both on and off campus.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our supportive and fun team is always on site to make sure we provide our students with a safe and fulfilling environment. Our student-staff ratio is 10:1 so we are sure to know our students on a personal basis.

OTHER CAMP INFO: We believe in a holistic approach to learning and personal growth, and we provide much more than just the classroom experience.

Activities include:
Griffith Observatory
Los Angeles Museum of Art (LACMA)
Outdoor Movie
Karaoke Party in Little Tokyo
Dinner in Koreatown
Venice Beach
Rodeo Drive
Warner Bros. Studio Tour
Universal Studios
LA Dodgers Baseball Game
Yoga on the USC Campus

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Los Angeles High School: July 1st - 15th, 2018
$4,600 Overnight Camp
$2,300 Day Camp

Los Angeles Middle School: July 1st - 10th, 2018
$2,900 Overnight Camp
$1,500 Day Camp

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Cali Camp
Topanga, CA

Visit Our Cali Camp Website
(310) 455-0404
info[AT]calicamp.com
1717 Old Topanga Cyn. Rd.
Topanga, CA 90290

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 3 to 15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Nestled in a wondrous natural world in the heart of rock-lined Topanga Canyon, Cali Camp is a welcome kids camp adventure in Los Angeles. A place to roam streams, meadows and oak trees. Forget the city – enter the new world. Established in 1955, our iconic summer camp and year-round day camps welcome boys and girls, ages 3 to 15, to the Santa Monica Mountains. Our staff holds hundreds of years of combined experience.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: We have an inclusion program and coordinator.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Gymnastics, Horses/Equestrian, Martial Arts, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Aerial Arts & Equestrian "Wrangler Camp"

Cali Camp is a Top Art Summer Camp located in Topanga California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Tennis and more. Cali Camp is a top Art Camp for ages: 3 to 15.
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CAMP LOCATION: "We are located 7 miles East of the Pacific Ocean in the Santa Monica Mountains in Topanga, California on 21 acres. Please visit our website for lots of camp photos and videos.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our 21 acre facility filled with shady oak trees and tree-lined streams. Cali Camp provides quality summer day camp experiences for children ages 3 to 15 featuring over 30 activities including swimming, adventure programs - ropes course and rock climbing, a newly renovated equestrian / riding program, aerial arts pavilion, daily swimming, gymnastics, martial arts, yoga, arts & crafts, creative dramatics, tennis, pickleball, off-road go-carts, bamboo forest, archery, playgrounds, playfields and much more.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Cali Camp also offers transportation with professional bus drivers. Our camp staff are the bus counselors and run our Bus Cup Challenge with fun activities, song contests and games for campers on their ride to camp. Lunch is available for purchase and we have a Snack Shack and Camp Shack with cool camp accessories available.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership program.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
If you are interested in applying for a job at Cali Camp, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.calicamp.com.

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CLARA Performing Arts Summer Camp
Sacramento, California

Visit Our CLARA Performing Arts Summer Camp Website
(916) 243-5461
mkelman[AT]claramidtown.org
1425 24th Street
Sacramento, California 95816

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
2420 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95816

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 6-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: CLARA’s Summer Camp program is a two-week performing arts camp for youth, delivered by artistic professionals. Campers are introduced to over 15 different classes in dance, music, theater, and art in a fun, interactive, challenging, and inclusive format.

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

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:

Making the arts accessible to all students is key to our mission and financial aid is available; campers will not be turned away due to lack of funds. To apply for a scholarship, please contact us to request an application: mkelman[AT]claramidtown.org

OTHER CAMP INFO: Active campers need to stay nourished, so the cost of camp includes breakfast, lunch, and healthy snacks. You can inform us of any food allergies or restrictions when you register.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2 week Summer Camp (ages 11-18) - $495
Session 1: June 21 – July 2, 2021
Session 2: July 26 – August 6, 2021

1 week Junior Camp (ages 6-10) - $295
July 19 – July 23, 2021

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Make a Movie Camp
Santa Monica, California

Visit Our Make a Movie 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-3pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Students will write and star in their own original short film. We will guide them as they take their thoughts and ideas to the page, and from the page to the screen. This is a one-of-a-kind experience, and we are thrilled to be able to to see what ideas our students come up with and help make it a reality on screen!

*A different film is made each week.
$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-3pm.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Santa Monica in the middle of Main Street, between Ocean and Pico, close to the beach, an attractive street for locals and tourists.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have a great and big theater space including excellent theater facilities. All relevant equipment will be provided, cameras, lighting, tv-screens ect.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our teachers are highly qualified in there field!

We have educated and graduate teachers from Acting Schools such as Julliard and Yale to teach these summer camp classes including our regular classes.

Professional Film and Production creatives from the industry will participate in teaching the Film making class!

Our head of the school Michelle Danner is a world known Acting Coach who has studied with Stella Adler and coached stars such as James Franco, Gerard Butler, Penelope Cruz and Salma Hayek.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: The Michelle Danner Los Angeles Acting School offers a range of acting classes for kids and teens.

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.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Edgemar Center For The Arts
2 theater & arts gallery
2437 Main Street, Santa Monica CA 90405
Tel:310-392-0815

Read More: Our Camp Website Link: www.michelledanner.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Weekly Summer Camp Sessions Starting June 27th - August 22nd
Monday thru Friday 9am-3pm.

$535

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Idyllwild Arts Summer Programs
Idyllwild, California

Visit Our Idyllwild Arts Summer Programs Website
951-468-7265
sbarr[AT]idyllwildarts.org
summer[AT]idyllwildarts.org
52500 Temecula Rd
Idyllwild, California 92549

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 38
Idyllwild, CA 92549-0038

CAMPER AGES: 5-adults

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Idyllwild Arts Summer Program provides an intensive, practical, hands-on experience for students 5-18, with separate offerings for adults. We also offer Family Week, in which all members of the family can work and learn as artists. Workshops and intensives include all arts disciplines, including creative writing, dance, fashion design and inter-arts, film+digital media+sound, music (jazz and classical, plus songwriting), theater, and visual arts. Special programs are devoted to Native American Arts.

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

CAMP LOCATION: Nestled in a peaceful pine forest, our mountain-top campus is located at 5,377-feet on the western slopes of the San Jacinto Mountains in Southern California. The 205-acre campus is a naturally beautiful setting with clean air, alpine forests, mountains and meadows. This tranquil site, remote from urban distractions, affords students a unique learning environment.

The Idyllwild Arts campus is situated two miles from the center of the village of Idyllwild and 2.5 hours from Los Angeles and San Diego by car.

CAMP FACILITIES: The campus features large modern dormitories, residence halls, dining hall and a snack bar. Services include health center, bookstore and laundry facilities.

The numerous indoor and outdoor art studios and exhibition areas include the Parks Exhibition Center and the Eymann Sculpture Garden.

Performance halls include the new Lowman Concert Hall, IAF Theatre, Stephens Recital Hall, Holmes Amphitheatre, and the Junior Players Theatre.

The Krone Library houses resource areas, classrooms and a museum.

Dance studios, rehearsal halls, film studio and practice rooms are located across the campus.

The new Margaret Cargill Commons, located at the heart of campus between Lowman Concert Hall and the IAF Theatre, offers areas to relax, converse, and mingle.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: At Idyllwild Arts, we believe in changing lives through the transformative power of art. Our students immerse themselves completely in their chosen creative field. Our instructors are working artists and arts educators working at the highest levels. They nurture the exceptional passion and talent of our students and help channel the creative spirit. Instructors successfully work with students of all levels of ability and experience while emphasizing strong educational and personal values along with outstanding achievement.

Idyllwild Arts programs are structured to challenge students and to build confidence in their abilities. Our students leave prepared for professional arts careers as well as university achievement.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial aid is available to students with exceptional talent and financial need. Designated scholarships are also available for teachers and Native Americans.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We offer Family Week each summer, with arts courses available to family members of all ages. Families may take courses together or pursue their individual interests during the day, then come together as a family at meals and in the evening. Activities include hikes, lectures, and special courses, including a Musical Improv session presented by Laura (Whose Line is It Anyway?) and Rick Hall.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For a schedule and course offerings, visit Our Camp Website Link: idyllwildarts.org

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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:
Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Golf, 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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Camp Nageela West
California Location(s)

Visit Our Camp Nageela West Website
801-613-1539
dlocker[AT]nageelawest.org
info[AT]nageelawest.org
1000 Sugarpine Rd
Big Bear City, CA 92314

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Office in Nevada
Office in Los Angeles

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
155 N Detroit St
Los Angles, CA 90036

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp Nageela West Video

CAMPER AGES: 9-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

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

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Overnight Camp, sports, horses, and much more.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Weightloss, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Team Sports, and more.

Camp Nageela West is a Top Art Summer Camp located in Big Bear City California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Theater, Soccer, Dance and more. Camp Nageela West is a top Art Camp for ages: 9-16.
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CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: $1000 grants for first time campers Our Camp Website Link: www.onehappycamper.org

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Extensive Jewish year round programming in Las Vegas and Los Angeles for ages 7-16.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
3 week sessions. Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.nageelawest.org for dates and rates.

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Into the Woods
Livermore, CA

Visit Our Into the Woods Website
925-245-0283
Inquiry[AT]SmARTSunlimited.com
53 Wright Brothers Ave, Suite C
Livermore, CA 94550

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

CAMPER AGES: 7 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. 9AM-4PM.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located off the 580 and 84 highway exchange. Our site is centered in Livermore, CA, which is nestled in between San Jose and San Francisco. There are shops around our studio which include BrewHoo, a coffee shop and cafe, PacMail, a postal service, Airway's Sandwich and Pub, which offers amazing sandwiches, and 84 Teriyaki! There is a small airport across the street.

CAMP FACILITIES: Beautiful and recently renovated Black Box Theater. It has a stage and comfortable back stage. All of our props and backgrounds are designed and created by hand. Elevated seating that can fit up to 90 people. There is a ticket booth and a functioning restroom. Different types of lighting: black light, fluorescent, stage lighting, rope lighting, and a disco ball. A working sound board, music, and up-to-date stereo system. We utilize different media options as well.

A few buildings away is our main office, where rehearsals may sometimes be held. It has 3 spacious rehearsal rooms, each with a baby grand piano.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Brother's Grimm "go Broadway" as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk) and The Witch meet and interact on their journeys.

Performance for family and friends at the end of the camp.

We do not skip out on costumes! Every participant will be outfitted in a role and age appropriate costumes for the performance. The actors and actress will also interact with carefully designed and created props.

Students will be learning stage position, projection of their voice, blocking, how to interpret a script, read music, sing in a group, and dancing.

Since the plays we do are musicals, the actors and actresses will learn the basics of singing. It includes, reading music, matching pitch, group and possibly solo singing, tempo, and rhythms. Our choreographer will teach dance positions, dance moves, rhythm, counting, and tempo.

OTHER CAMP INFO: To register go to- Our Camp Website Link: www.smartsunlimited.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Monday through Friday, 9AM to 4PM, beginning July 15 and going through August 9th. The camp location will be in Livermore, and is for children aged 7-17. The performances are on Saturday, August 10th and Sunday, August 11th.

The regular tuition for the 4 week program is $1100. Enrollments before July 1, 2013 will receive a 10% discount, reducing the tuition to $990. A 25% deposit of $247.50 is due at the time of registration. The balance of the tuition is due by July 1st, 2013. Enrollments after July 1st must pay the full tuition at the time of enrollment.

Refer to our website: Our Camp Website Link: www.smartsunlimited.com

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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 Pendola
Camptonville, California

Visit Our Camp Pendola Website
Winter: 530-389-2780
Summer: 530-288-3263
Registrar: 916-733-0123

Info[AT]pendola.org
PO Box
Camptonville, California 95922

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
28000 Rollins Lake Road
Colfax, CA 95713

CAMPER AGES: Grades 1-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

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

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. Roman Catholic.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Pendola is owned and operated by the Catholic Diocese of Sacramento. Celebrating 55 years in 2015, Pendola is a traditional summer camp that celebrates it's Catholic identity. Week long sessions, living in rustic screened in cabins, fosters stewardship of all God's creation while living in a small group christian community. Special High School programs encourage campers to learn, develop and practice leadership skills both in camp and at home.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Swimming, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 2 hours northeast of Sacramento, CA in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada in Tahoe National Forest.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 12 rustic cabins, 1/3 acre natural pond, modern kitchen/dining room, activity building with small group rooms and a game room, Chapel, archery range, shower houses, arts and crafts area, outdoor games, 1/2 court basketball court, 2 campfire areas.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Pendola is an ACA accredited camp. Serving an average of 65 campers each week. sessions range in size from 40 - 96. All of campers spend at least one night sleeping out under the stars. Except for our very youngest campers (Grades 1 and 2), campers hike to remote camp sites, most on Tahoe National Forest Service land, play, prepare dinner and breakfast the following morning, and sleep out under the stars.

Camp staff are college age young adults who are hired for the season. All staff are certified in CPR/AED and First Aid. About 1/2 of the staff have basic certification in Wilderness First Aid. And 90% of the staff are certified lifeguards.

The camp director has been in their current position for 8 1/2 years with over 15 years of experience in administrative camping positions.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: LIT Program for 9th and 10th graders. With an expanded option for 10th graders.

High School Volunteer Program allows for a more flexible leadership training fro those who are unable to commit to multiple consecutive weeks. !0th, 11th and 12th graders.

CIT Program for 11th and 12th is a 4 week program over 2 summers that focuses on skills to be a camp counselor.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Limited financial aid is available. See our web site for application and information

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Faily Camp is available Labor Day weekend of each year

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please refer to Our Camp Website Link: www.pendola.org for dates and additional information.

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Mariposa Day Camp
Altadena, California

Visit Our Mariposa Day Camp Website
626-677-2303
bcolomb[AT]girlscoutsla.org
615 E. Mariposa St
Altadena, California 91001

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
101 E. Wheeler Ave.
Arcadia, Ca 91006

CAMPER AGES: Grades K-6

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily 9am - 4pm, before and after camp care available

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Girl Scouts

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Mariposa is an oasis from urban life, nestled in the foothills of Altadena. Camp activities include arts & crafts, singing songs, team building, low ropes elements, a gaga court, a kids’ kitchen, and water play for those warm days. We are a Girl Scout camp, so Girl Scout badges will be earned through the summer, but no Girl Scout experience is required. Camp begins June 15th, 2015 and runs until August 14th, 2015. A new session starts every Monday!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: We provide a warm, engaging environment that appreciates what each camper brings to the camp experience. Contact us to ask about your camper's specific needs!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Theater, Science, Technology, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Gaga Court, Low Ropes Elements, Kids Kitchen Each Week, Each Week Will Have A Different Theme!! Each Theme Covers A Different Cool Interest Including Performing, Writing, Video Game Technology, Outdoor Cooking & Much More!

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Altadena, California right off the 210 freeway. Thirteen miles from downtown Los Angeles.

CAMP FACILITIES: Mariposa Day Camp, located in Altadena, offers themed weeks with several different emphases for girls to choose from. Girls participate in new and traditional Girl Scouts activities while making new friends, developing self-esteem and making lasting memories. Introducing new and exciting activities this summer such as a brand new gaga court, low ropes and team building activities plus kids kitchen which gives each girl the opportunity to prepare a fun and different snack each week. The themes for each week provide additional activities and enjoyment for the campers. All day camps include daily snacks, a camp souvenir, any badges earned, and a 4X6 camp group photo. Camp hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We also have before and after care beginning at 7:00am and ending at 6:00pm. All sessions serve grade K-6. For more information please contact Brianna Colomb at bcolomb[AT]girlscoutsla.org.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Creativity, Inc.
June 15¬¬–19
Grades K–6 $160
Let your creativity shine! Explore all the ways you can express yourself through art. We will be learning about painting, tie dying, drawing, and more. Campers will work with a visiting artist on their masterpieces. On Friday the Camp Mariposa Gallery will be open for parents to see their child’s artwork. Brownies will earn their Painter badge, Juniors will earn their Drawing badge, and Cadettes will complete steps 3, 4, and 5 of their Book Artist badge.

Fashion Forward
June 22–26
Grades K–6 $160
It is Fashion Week at Camp Mariposa! Campers will learn the basics of fashion design, sewing, and jewelry making as they create their own haute couture. Girls will meet a fashion industry professional and show off their designs at a special Friday fashion show. Brownies will earn their Inventor badge, Juniors will earn their Product Designer badge, and Cadettes will earn steps 1, 2, 4, and 5 of their Entrepreneur badge.

Pioneer Days
June 29 – July 3
Grades K–3 $160
Grades 4–6, $175 (Thursday Evening Program)
Let’s journey back in time to when Laura Ingalls Wilder was a young girl. Campers will learn all about life on the prairie through hands on activities like making butter, sewing, and playing games from the past. Girls will also learn about their local government while we get ready to celebrate Independence Day. Friday will feature a special country fair for all campers! Brownies will earn their Celebrating Community badge, Juniors will earn their Citizen badge, and Cadettes will earn their Finding Common Ground badge. Girls entering the 4 grade and up are invited to join us for an extended day at camp that includes dinner, square dancing, and an old fashion campfire.

Literally Fun
July 6–10
Grades K–6 $160
Choose your own adventure and tell your story! We will dive into the wide world of our imaginations, exploring our favorite books, and writing our own stories. Girls will learn all about different ways to tell their story, from comic books to short stories. We will even be joined by a special guest author! Brownies will earn their My Family Story badge, Juniors will earn their Scribe badge, and Cadettes will earn their Comic Artist badge.

S.T.E.A.M Power! (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)
July 13–17
Grades K–6 $160
Making a miniature robot, launching film canister rockets, and mixing up a batch of slime are just a few of the fun things we have planned for this week of scientific discovery. STEAM will come alive as we explore all of these subjects through hands on experiments and demonstrations. Brownies will learn all about bubbles, slime, and static electricity while they also earn their Home Scientist badge. Juniors and Cadettes will design their own video games while earning the Videogame Designer patch. Full STEAM ahead!

Lions, Tigers, and Girl Scouts, Oh my!
July 20–24
Grades K–6 $160
Welcome to the Jungle! This week of camp is all about our furry, scaly, and slimy friends who call the jungle home. Campers will learn about animals and ecosystems while brushing up on the outdoor skills they need to visit our furry friends in their natural habitats. We will even have a few special visitors from the animal kingdom! Brownies will earn their Hiker badge, Juniors will earn steps 1, 2, 3, and 4 of their Camper badge, and Cadettes will earn parts 1, 2, 3, and 4 of their Trailblazer badge.

Camp Hollywood
July 27–July 31
Grades K–6 $160
Are you a born performer or is directing more your style? Join us as we explore life on the stage and screen. Girls will learn about writing a screenplay, honing their acting skills through improvisation games, and the art of movie make-up. The whole camp will show off what they have learned in a Friday performance. Brownies will earn their Dancer badge, Juniors will earn their Musician badge, and Cadettes will earn their Screenwriter badge.

Food Frenzy!
August 3–7
Grades K–3 $160
Grades 4–6 $175 (Thursday Evening Program)
Whether you’re a chef in the making or a newbie to the kitchen, join us for a week long culinary adventure. Girls will learn how to make delicious meals, satisfying snacks, and dazzling desserts. We will also be covering nutrition, international cooking, and much more! Brownies will earn their Snacks badge, Juniors will earn their Simple Meals badge, and Cadettes will earn their New Cuisines badge. Girls entering the 4 grade and up are invited to join us for an extended day at camp that includes a special outdoor cooking feast and a campfire program.

Girl Scouts Investigate!
August 10–14
Grades K–6 $160
Can you discover who stole the cookies from the cookie jar? Sharpen your detective skills as we learn about the science behind forensics on our quest to unravel the mystery of the missing cookies! Girls will learn about fingerprinting, DNA, and much more. Brownies will earn their Senses badge, Juniors will earn their Detective badge, and Cadettes will earn their Special Agent badge.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Program Aide/CIT Program is available. Please contact Molly Briggs at bcolomb[AT]girlscoutsla.org for more information.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We provide "Camperships" to qualified campers. Applications are due May 9, 2015. More information can be found on our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.girlscoutsla.org

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 15 -19 $160
June 22- 26 $160
June - July 3 $160 ($175 for grades 4-6 for a Thursday evening program)
July 6 - 10 $160
July 13 - 17 $160
July 20 - 24 $160
July 27 - July 31 $160
August 3 - 7 $160 ($175 for grades 4-6 for a Thursday evening program)
August 10 - 14 $160

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We hire a seasonal summer staff. For more information please contact Brianna Colomb at bcolomb[AT]girlscoutsla.org.

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Camp del Corazon
California Location(s)

Visit Our Camp del Corazon Website
Office: (818) 754-0312
info[AT]campdelcorazon.org
samantha[AT]campdelcorazon.org
11615 Hesby Street
North Hollywood, California 91601

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Howland's Landing
Catalina, CA

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
11615 Hesby Street
North Holllywood, CA 91601

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp del Corazon Video

CAMPER AGES: 7-17 (at time of camp session)

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. An overnight special needs camp for children living with heart disease.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): All are welcome in our family!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Our camp serves children who have any form of congenital heart disease.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Theater, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Basketball, Cheerleading, Weightloss, Golf, Gymnastics, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Climbing Wall, Kayaking, Archery, Target Sports, & Yoga.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located on the West End of Catalina, just west of the Isthmus at Howland's Landing cove. Our site has a beautiful desert island ecosystem which has lots of marine life to explore!

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 20 modern open air cabins, large dining hall, outdoor basketball, tennis courts and large ball field. Being on an island, our site is right on the beach. We have an amphitheater for campfires and an amazing climbing wall and high-ropes facility.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We are an ACA accredited camp that Serves children with heart disease. Camp del Corazon (Camp of the Heart) was founded in 1995 by a UCLA nurse and doctor who wanted to provide a new kind of healing to their pediatric cardiac patients. Today the camp serves over 400 children a summer.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We offer year-round retreats for congenital heart patients between 18 and 24 years old on the mainland. This program is called the Progressive Adult Congenital Experience (PACE).

This program is aimed at developing the practical and leadership skills that young adults with heart disease will need as they transition into their adult lives. This program often involves a weekend of camping, teambuilding games and workshops.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Camp del Corazon is free for our campers.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: In the Fall (October) and early Summer we host picnics for our camp community in the Los Angeles area so that families can meet our fabulous volunteer staff as well as other camper families.

OTHER CAMP INFO: This is a special needs camp for children living with heart disease.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session 1: August 21-August 25 Session 2: August 25-August 29 Session 3: August 29-September 2

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Camp JCA Shalom
California Location(s)

Visit Our Camp JCA Shalom Website
818.889.5500
info[AT]campjcashalom.com
34342 Mulholland Hwy
Malibu, California 90265

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Camp JCA Shalom Day Camp is operated off-site in West Hills, Ca, with daily trips to overnight site in Malibu

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp JCA Shalom Video

CAMPER AGES: overnight - entering 2nd - 12th. Day camp entering 1st - 8th

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: We are able to accommodate the needs of many special needs campers. Please email info[AT]campjcashalom.com or call 818.889.5500 to discuss

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Theater, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Outdoor Adventures, Climbing Wall, Horseback Riding, Zip-Line , Rappelling, Ropes Course, Beach Trips, Pioneer Living & Indian Crafts, Sea Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Maccabiah Games, Concerts, Campfires, Overnights, Animal Education, Beach Trips, Israel Days, Archery, Israeli Dance, Digital Photography, Organic Gardening, Drama Productions, Martial Arts / Krav Maga, Ceramics, Ping-Pong, & Hiking.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 45 minutes from Los Angeles, in Malibu California. We are approximately 6 miles from the ocean in the beautiful Malibu mountains

CAMP FACILITIES: We are located on 220 acres in the Malibu mountains. It is a nice rustic-type camp , with refurbished boys' side cabins as of 2014 and the girls' side on schedule for refurbishment within the next couple of years. We have an outdoor pool, basketball courts, ping pong tables, gaga court, sports field, ropes course (upper and lower elements) hiking trails, indoor dining hall, conference center, an area for outdoor camping and adventures and more. We have an organic garden, and animal center - with 26 horses, goats, donkeys, chickens, rabbits, a cow and more.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We offer two week sessions for children entering grades 2-8, three-week sessions for children entering grades 5-8, special one-week mini-camps for children entering grades 2-6, and a variety of programs for teens entering grades 9-12.
The heart of Camp JCA Shalom is our friendly and loving staff. Staff are carefully selected for their skills and sensitivity in working with children. Our staff comes from all over the world: Los Angeles, the Bay Area, the Southwest, the East Coast, Canada and Israel.

All staff are required to participate in an orientation and training program prior to the campers’ arrival.

Low camper-to-staff ratios ensure that each camper receives attention and guidance throughout his/her stay. In addition, we have talented staff who run our arts & crafts, ropes course, dance, music, aquatics, Judaica, nature, and other specialty programs.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS:
TASC : Teen Age Service Camp
(entering 10th -11th grades)

TASC is geared toward developing leadership, through a group-oriented community project implemented by the campers, and through special programs. Throughout the session, TASCers experience pride and fulfillment as they enrich the Camp JCA Shalom campus. In addition, TASCers get to experience the best components of the general camp program along with a special out-of-camp overnight trip. For over 45 years, the TASC program has been one of our most popular teen programs.

TASC : California Kibbutz -
(entering 11th grades)

TASC Kibbutz is a new program created just for entering 11th graders. This program is an immersive three week program designed to be the ultimate Jewish camping and leadership experience. In TASC Kibbutz, we transport ourselves back a hundred years ago to feel what it was like for some of the pioneers who made their way to Israel. The "Kibbutzniks" will have to "create their own world" at camp. They will build their own living area, cook many of their own meals, and even help work the farm at camp! By creating a kibbutz at JCA, the Kibbutzniks will come together as a tightly knit community, grow closer to the land; learn about sustainability and organic farming; and gain knowledge of kibbutz life in Israel- all while having fun at camp! While the Kibbutzniks will spend the majority of time creating their kibbutz, they will still be connected to camp, spending sometime every day with the rest of the camp community, and still participating in many of camps offerings such as horseback riding and the ropes course. At the end of the program, the Kibbutzniks will leave with a sense of accomplishment, a set of friends for life, and a true finale of their last camp experience before becoming a Counselor-In-Training (CIT).

CIT: Counselor-In-Training
(entering grade 12)

These future leaders have a lasting effect on both the spirit and welfare of Camp JCA Shalom. Workshops in Jewish programming, child development and leadership training, along with observation, individual supervision and actual work with younger campers, helps the CIT explore the functioning and philosophy of camp, and develop his/her leadership abilities. This is an enriching and exciting experience as well as an important step towards future staff positions at camp. By the end of the summer, the CITs have the opportunity to become junior counselors during Session 3, and will receive a small stipend. Personal Interview required.

All Teen Leadership Programs:

- Require an additional application and interview prior to acceptance.
- Have a minimum and maximum number of participants.
- Have opportunities to gain community service hours.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarship and financial aid is available through a couple of resources. contact camp for more information.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Year-round programs include family camp weekends, weekend holiday camps, and a week long winter camp.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We hold fall and spring weekend camps and a week long winter camp. We have family weekends, Jewish holiday day-long programs. We work with synagogues, schools and organizations throughout the west customizing their school, nature and leadership programs. we serve as a community convener for collaborative programs in the Los Angeles area Jewish community.

OTHER CAMP INFO: For 60 years, Camp JCA Shalom has been the “Camp for All Seasons,” providing thousands of campers and counselors with the adventures, friendships, and memories that last a lifetime.

Located on the Shalom Institute's gorgeous Malibu campus, only 5 miles from the Pacific ocean and 45 minutes from Los Angeles, Camp JCA Shalom offers expansive facilities that include an Olympic-size swimming pool, two outdoor amphitheaters, conference center, retreat house, archery and sports fields, ropes course, climbing wall, two waterfalls, nature center, the Marla Bennett Israel Discovery Center and Garden, miles of hiking trails, and so much more. Camp JCA Shalom's vision of Tikkun Olam (creating a better World) is fulfilled through a positive Jewish living experience. In our warm and supportive community environment, campers are able to live, learn, and play in a group setting that encourages personal growth and self-discovery.

Campers participate in a variety of dynamic programs and activities that develop a wealth of new skills and interests. From our youngest campers, to our counselors-in-training, Camp JCA Shalom promises a fun-filled adventure that will have you coming back year after year. We invite you to come and enjoy the beauty of nature, the feeling of community, the comfort of friends, the joy of learning, and the experience of a lifetime!

Shalom Institute & Camp JCA Shalom promote and maintain a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of all programs and services.

Camp JCA Shalom is an independent non-profit organization,

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.campjcashalom.com.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Applicants for camp counselor, specialists, admin and support should contact info[AT]campjcashalom.com

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Ignite Learning Academy Virtual Summer Camp
Online Camp

Visit Our Ignite Learning Academy Virtual Summer Camp Website
480-660-6474
info[AT]ignitelearningacademy.com
Virtual - Online

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Ignite Learning Academy Virtual Summer Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: 3-17, depending on camp

TYPE OF CAMP: Online. M-Th, 2 hours/day

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer camps are a great way to have fun, socialize, create, and explore! With new themes each week, there's sure to be a camp that excites your child! Weekly camp themes include cooking, art, LEGO, science, wizards & magic, around the world, coding, and many more! All camps take place via Zoom and one registration covers all children in the same household!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Children with special needs are welcome to attend!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Computers, Science, Math, Technology, and more. See Specialty Camp Info Below

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: All camps are run by Ignite Learning Academy, a fully accredited online private school serving students in preschool through grade 12. Camp leaders include faculty, administration, and external experts in the areas they will be teaching.

Around the World Camp
Art Camp: Arts & Crafts with Found Objects
Art Camp: Drawing
Art Camp: Painting
Cooking Camp
DIY/Pinterest Camp
Hawaiian Hullabaloo Camp
JavaScript Coding Camp
Leading Ladies Camp
LEGO Camp
Mad Science Camp
Outdoor Explorers Camp
Scratch Coding Camp
Wizards & Magic Camp
Storytime & Craft Camp

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.ignitelearningacademy.com to view the dates associated with each individual camp.

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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:
Watch Our Shaffer's High Sierra Camp, Inc. Video

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:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Theater, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Horses/Equestrian, 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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Kennolyn Camps
Soquel, California

Visit Our Kennolyn Camps Website
(831) 479-6714
camps[AT]kennolyn.com
8400 Glen Haven Rd.
Soquel, California 95073

CAMPER AGES: 1st through 9th graders

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Kennolyn Camps is located on 300 acres in the redwoods of Santa Cruz, bordering Nisene Marks State Park. The resident camp is held at the Stone Creek Village property and is designed to represent an old western town complete with a lumber company, a train depot, a mayor's office, and a lodge. Family owned since 1946!

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

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

CAMP FACILITIES: Please see our website for more information.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Activities include a ropes course, BMX, mountain biking, climbing wall, surfing, trapeze, archery, basketball, baseball, golf, tennis, volleyball, board diving, fencing, arts and crafts, horseback riding, vaulting, riflery, scrapbooking, journaling, martial arts, silk painting, skin diving, swimming, water polo, and more. Campers live in cabins with adult counselors to supervise. For two week sessions there are trips to the beach to complete the well rounded program.

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

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

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

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Kennolyn Camps offers events on Easter weekend and Halloween weekend. Please see our website for more information.

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

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

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American Musical and Dramatic Academy: High School Summer Conservatory
California Location(s)

Visit Our American Musical and Dramatic Academy: High School Summer Conservatory Website
323-603-5932
summer[AT]amda.edu
6305 Yucca St
Los Angeles, California 90028

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
AMDA Los Angeles
6305 Yucca St, Los Angeles, CA 90028

AMDA New York
211 W 61st St, New York, NY 10023

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our American Musical and Dramatic Academy: High School Summer Conservatory Video

CAMPER AGES: Open to all talented high school students completing grades 8-12 during the 2017/18 school year.

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. SESSION 1: JULY 1-14 (NYC + LA). SESSION 2: JULY 15-28 (NYC + LA). SESSION 3: JULY 29-AUG 11 (NYC)

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Each summer, AMDA's High School Summer Conservatory provides world-class performing arts training - changing the lives of young performers.

Choose between AMDA campuses in New York City or Hollywood for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to live and train in the heart of the entertainment capitals of the world.

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

CAMP LOCATION: Our programs are held on both AMDA campuses, in NYC and LA. Students can choose to apply for either campus, or both!

CAMP FACILITIES: In both NYC and LA, campuses are accessible only with a valid AMDA photo identification card, which High School Summer Conservatory students receive.

Supervision is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. When students are not in class with our world-class faculty, they are supervised by members of our trained AMDA staff.

Students leave campus only for planned and chaperoned outings, which may include going to a Broadway show or visiting NYC and LA tourist destinations.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: What is a typical day like?

Morning classes in your chosen performing arts focus (Acting, Vocal Music or Dance) with emphasis breakout sessions in your major.

Rehearsals for your Final Performance

Performing Arts Experience classes, selected to compliment your background, focus and interests.

Students enjoy free time after lunch and in the evenings. Many students choose to rehearse, visit AMDA’s incredible libraries, or relax in the dorms during free time.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Partial merit-based scholarships are available on a limited basis.

All accepted students are required to submit a placement video, so we can prepare to meet students at their respective levels. All students are considered for scholarships based on their performances in these placement videos.

Payment plans are available upon request.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2018 High School Summer Conservatory Session Dates
Session 1: July 1-14 (NYC + LA)
Session 2: July 15-28 (NYC + LA)
Session 3: July 29-Aug 11 (NYC)

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Mountain Meadow Ranch
Susanville, California

Visit Our Mountain Meadow Ranch Website
530.257.4419
fun[AT]mountainmeadow.com
704-950 Wingfield Rd
Susanville, California 96130

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Mountain Meadow Ranch Video

CAMPER AGES: 7-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): ACA, WAIC

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Mountain Meadow is a co-ed, sleepaway summer camp for kids ages 7 to 16, uniquely located on a spacious 900 acre ranch in the Sierra Nevada Mountains north of Lake Tahoe. We offer a traditional, classic camp program, where our unique summer camp philosophy allows campers to bond and become like family through the many activities we provide. 61 Summers Family Owned and Operated.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Horses/Equestrian, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Animal Care, Archery, Arts & Crafts, Ceramics, Drama, Fencing, Fishing, High Ropes, Mountain Biking, Out Trips, Paintball, Photography, Riflery

CAMP LOCATION: Nestled on a historic and spacious 900 acre working horse and cattle ranch, Mountain Meadow offers a superb, natural environment unlike any summer camp environment in California. Unique in beauty and atmosphere, Mountain Meadow enriches the lives of all who visit.

We are located on the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada Mountains of Northeast California, 75 miles northwest of Reno, Nevada and the Reno-Tahoe Int’l Airport. The ranch property sits just on the timberline and encompasses over 900 acres. To our east lies the Great Basin Desert, and to the west we are bordered by richly forested mountains.

CAMP FACILITIES: Pool and Lagoon
Our Junior Olympic-size pool affords campers the opportunity to work on and improve swimming skills, soak up the sun, or just play! It’s also the site of one of our biggest color wars competitions of each session, the all-camp Aqua Fest.

The Lagoon is the most popular place in camp on a hot summer day, and many of our late afternoons are spent here as other activities in camp are winding down. Paddle boats & paddle boards, rope swing, high jump, trampoline – there’s so much to do! The lagoon is fed by a babbling brook just waiting to be explored, and which carries native brook and German brown trout, making the lagoon a great fishing spot as well.

Dining Hall
Our lodge style dining hall is the heart of camp and has a truly historic lodge-like feel. Food is served & buffet tables are set up inside at mealtimes, while campers eat under the canopy outside, affording everyone a view of the sprawling meadow and lagoon. Our all-camp dances take place here, and on those rare but wonderful occasions when we get an evening rainstorm, we have someplace dry to gather for some indoor games, too!

Cabins
Each cabin at Mountain Meadow Ranch is unique in style, but every cabin has electricity, wall-to-wall carpeting, and is complete with its own bathroom and shower facilities. Many have a front deck that overlooks the central meadow, a great place to catch up with their cabin mates and enjoy the view. Campers sleep in their own twin-sized cozy wooden bunk beds with bedding or sleeping bags, all clothes and belongings are kept in trunks or luggage that slide under or to the side of their bunks. There are shelves and countertop space in the bathrooms. Laundry service is offered once a week for all campers and staff. It is priority that our cabins be clean, safe and comfortable. Cabin groups are separated according to age and gender.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Serendipity and flexibility are essential to our summer camp activity program – designed to allow each camper the ability to style the program according to what they want to do. Therefore, there is no pre-registration before camp for any of our activities. Campers choose which activity to participate in 2 to 4 times each weekday. We encourage campers to try as many new and different activities as possible, but in the end it’s still their choice.

Weekends are a little different, as they are spent as a whole camp family playing Color Wars. The entire camp participates in these events; however each camper still gets to choose what role they will have in each events.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Fun Camp
We partner with Fun Camp a nonprofit organization in Reno, Nevada. In 2017 we had 40 children come to Mountain Meadow through the generosity of Fun Camp. Over the years we’ve seen lives changed, walls broken down, hearts open, self-worth grow, trust formed, and lives changed!

ACA Camper Scholarship Program
We are in the process of setting up a scholarship fund through the American Camping Association as we speak! We are very excited about the future.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:

Session A

Sunday June 14 - Friday June 26
Session B (4th of July Celebration)
Sunday, June 28 – Friday July 10
Session C (Includes Trip to Lassen County Fair)
Sunday, July 12 – Friday, July 24
Session D Sunday, July 26 – Friday, August 7

– PREMIUM SESSIONS –
Our 27 day session is summer camping at it’s finest. It is in this longer time frame that the sense of coming together as a camp family is felt the strongest, and there is more time to enjoy all the activities and Out Trips! The Session Break Parties continue in 2020!

Session 1 (4th of July Celebration) Sunday, June 14 – Friday, July 10
Session 2 (4th of July Celebration & Trip to Lassen County Fair)
Sunday, June 28 – Friday, July 24
Session 3 (Trip to Lassen County Fair)
Sunday, July 12 – Friday, August 7


2020 Tuition Rates
Tuition includes everything except travel, medical expenses & spending money.

– STANDARD SESSIONS –
EARLY RATE (August 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019) $3,450.
REGULAR RATE (September 1, 2019 - July 31, 2020) $3,600.

– PREMIUM SESSIONS –
EARLY RATE (August 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019) $6,200.
REGULAR RATE (September 1, 2019 - July 31, 2020) $6,500.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Camp Counselor, Camp Nurse 

For more info visit:
Our Camp Website Link: www.mountainmeadow.com