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Over 136 California Art Summer Camps Listed Below with In-Depth Camp Info, including: Videos, Photos, Maps & Detailed Descriptions


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Winter & Winter Break Art Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in California are Starting in November, 2022

Many of our California Art Camps offer Winter & Winter Break Art Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in November, 2022.

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 Winter & Winter Break dates, times and availability.

Winter & Winter Break 2022-23 Art Camp Open Houses & Reunions

Many of our Art Camps will be hosting Winter & Winter Break Reunions for their previous campers, and Winter & Winter Break 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 November, 2022.

Best California Winter & Winter Break Art Day Camps Starting in November, 2022

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 Winter & Winter Break Art Camp Jobs

Searching for California Art Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Art Camps are now listing their 2022-23 Winter & Winter Break Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Winter & Winter Break Employment Opportunities" pages.

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Winter & Winter Break 2022-23 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:
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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: Technology, Computers, Academics 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:
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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)

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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:
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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, Music/Band, Dance 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

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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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Jensen Performing Arts Summer Dance Camps
Milpitas, California

Visit Our Jensen Performing Arts Summer Dance Camps Website
408 262-0770
jpadance[AT]yahoo.com
1491 North Milpitas Boulevard
Milpitas, California 95035

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1491 North Milpitas Boulevard
Milpitas, CA  95035

CAMPER AGES: 1- 15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Dance, Gymnastics and Ballet Camps.

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

CAMP LOCATION: The Jensen School of Performing Arts dance studio is located in the North valley at 1491 N. Milpitas Blvd, Milpitas, CA. The studio has convenient access to highways 880 and 680, off Jacklin Road, next to the Milpitas Police Dept.

From 680, take the Jacklin Road Exit and head west.

From 880, take the Dixon Landing Road exit and head east.

CAMP FACILITIES: The School features five state of the art studios under one roof. This large facility allows us to offer one of the most extensive and diverse programs in the area. The teaching staff, one of the bay areas finest is comprised of several very talented and devoted instructors. All instructors are certified to teach and members of Dance Masters of America. We at Jensen's strive to provide the community with a family oriented, positive learning environment where students, pre-school thru adult, can experience the exciting world of dance and the performing Arts!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:
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Mini Campers 6/15/2015 6/19/2015 $70.00
Everyday M-F 1 Week 2:30pm-3:30pm Coed 3.5-4.5

Young Campers 6/15/2015 6/19/2015 $70.00
Everyday M-F 1 Week 2:30pm-3:30pm Coed 4.5 - 6

Junior Campers 6/15/2015 6/19/2015 $90.00
Everyday M-F 1 Week 1:00pm-2:30pm Coed 6 - 8

Senior Campers 6/15/2015 6/19/2015 $90.00
Everyday M-F 1 Week 1:00pm-2:30pm Coed 8 - 12

Dance Campers = Students will spend their week long camp full of song, dance and crafts! Campers will learn dances, songs, and create props based on a summer dance theme. Campers will be introduced to the basics of Jazz, Tap, Musical Theater and Ballet through this exciting dance experience! End of camp performance on Friday. Camp shirt provided. $10.00 fee charged for supplies Due on the first day.

Princess Fairy Camp 7/13/2015 7/17/2015 $70.00
Monday 1:00-2:00PM Girls 3-4 years

Princess Fairy Camp 7/13/2015 7/17/2015 $90.00
Monday 2:00-3:30PM Girls 5-8 years

Princess Fairy Camp = A week long adventure into the world of ballet and fairies! Each day will bring a new magical experience thru dance, crafts and creative play. The week will end with a special fairy graduation and performance. All dancers will receive wings, crown and wand as they perform in this magical event. $10.00 fee charged for supplies Due on the first dayAll dancers will come to the Studio on Friday, July 18th at 1:00 PM for the final class and rehearsal. Fairy graduation will begin at show 2:00 PM. (dress in your favorite Fairy outfit) Ballet shoes are strongly suggested for class. Ballet Level 1 = This beginning level ballet class will be taught in a traditional and fun manner. Children will learn fundamentals of ballet. They will incorporate the barre and center floor combinations as well as stretching and building body strength.

Summer Ballet Level 1 6/2/2015 6/23/2015 $56.00
Tuesday 4:00pm-4:45pm Coed 4 - 7

Summer Ballet Level 1 7/7/2015 7/30/2015 $99.00
Tuesday &Thursday 4:15pm-5:00pm Coed 4 - 7

Summer Ballet Intensive Pink 7/7/2015 7/30/2015
$18.00/Class or $126.00 session Tuesday &Thursday
5:00pm-6:00pm Coed ExperienceRequired

Summer Ballet Intensive Blue 7/7/2015 7/30/2015
$18.00/Class or $126.00 session Tuesday &Thursday
6:00pm-7:00pm Coed ExperienceRequired

Summer Ballet Intensive Burgandy, Navy,
Ballet Team & Above 7/7/2015 7/30/2015
$18.00/Class or $126.00 session Tuesday &Thursday
7:00pm-8:00pm Coed ExperienceRequired

Summer Ballet Intensives = Class size is limited. First come basis. Based on your current level of class.

Summer-Gymsters Session 1 6/4/2015 6/25/2015 $56.00
Thursday 4:15pm-5:00pm Coed 3.5 - 6

Summer-Gymsters Session ll 7/9/2015 7/30/2015 $56.00
Thursday 4:15pm-5:00pm Coed 3.5 - 6

Gymsters begin to develop coordination and body awareness in this class. Emphasis is on learning in a fun and challenging environment. Balance beam and tumbling skills will be introduced.

Summer - Floor Gym Session1 6/4/2015 6/25/2015
$56.00 Thursday 5:00pm-5:45pm Coed 7 - 10

Summer - Floor Gym Session ll 7/9/2015 7/30/2015
$56.00 Thursday 5:00pm-5:45pm Coed 7 - 10

Floor Gym is for both beginners and advanced beginners. Students will be taught rolls, cartwheels, handstands, roundoffs, and backbends as they progress in each skill. Balance beam will be introduced.

Ballet & Tap Combo 6/3/2015 6/24/2015 $56
Wednesday 4:45-5:30 pm Coed 3-6 yrs

Ballet & Tap Combo 6/2/2015 6/23/2015 $56
Tuesday 6:00-6:45 pm Coed 3-6 yrs

Tap and Ballet Combo Level 1 - This fun and exciting class teaches the fundamentals of both Tap and Ballet. This class is specifically designed for young dancers, and will include basic dance steps and routines. The class is structured to allow young dancers to explore and appreciate the world of dance.

Talented Tots 6/2/2015 6/23/2015 $56
Tuesday 4:30-5:15 pm Coed 1-3 yrs

Talented Tots 6/23/2015 7/16/2015 $112
Tue & Thur 9:30-10:15 am Coed 12 mos-2 yrs

Talented Tots 7/21/2015 8/13/2015 $112
Tue & Thur 9:30-10:15 am Coed 12 mos-2 yrs

Talented Tots 6/23/2015 7/14/2015 $56
Tuesday 9:30-10:15 am Coed 12 mos-2 yrs

Talented Tots 7/21/2015 8/11/2015 $56
Tuesday 9:30-10:15 am Coed 12 mos-2 yrs

Talented Tots 7/23/2015 8/13/2015 $56
Thursday 9:30-10:15 am Coed 12 mos-2 yrs

Talented Tots - This is a creative movement and fun class for toddlers and parents. Children will learn basic dance skills such as skipping, marching and galloping. Class includes singing and dancing. Everyone will have the opportunity for organized play and motor skill development using hula hoops, scarves, beanbags, tunnels, balls, parachutes and much more. This twice a week session greatly enhances the learning experience and serves as a good introduction to the preschool environment. Ages 1-3 -- must be walking

Tiny Stars 6/23/2015 7/16/2015 $112
Tue & Thur 10:15-11:00 am Coed 2-3 yrs

Tiny Stars 7/21/2015 8/13/2015 $112
Tue & Thur 10:15-11:00 am Coed 2-3 yrs

Tiny Stars - This fun and exciting class teaches the fundamentals of both Tap and Ballet along with song and movement. This class is specifically designed for young dancers, and will include basic dance steps and routines. The class is structured to allow young dancers to explore and appreciate the world of dance. Parents may participate however, dancers are encourage to dance on their own. Proper dance attire (Tap and ballet shoes) are encouraged. This twice a week session greatly enhances the learning experience and serves as a good introduction to the preschool environment. A special performance will be held at the end of each session.

To register for any of our Exciting JPA Summer Classes head to our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.jpadance.com. If you are new to JPA, register as a new student and leave us a message in the comment section about which class/classes you want to register for.If you are a current JPA student just send us an email about which class/classes you want to register for and we will take it from there. When the registration process is complete you will be emailed a confirmation!

All teachers are certified members of Dance Masters of America and/or college educated. Each instructor has the unique ability to create a warm and friendly teaching atmosphere.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For more information please visit our website, Our Camp Website Link: www.jpadance.com

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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

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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: Theater, Academics, Technology 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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The Playground Acting School
Los Angeles, California

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(310) 286-6770
contact[AT]theplayground.com
10390 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90025

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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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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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Pali Adventures
Running Springs, California

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Pali Adventures Video

CAMPER AGES: 8-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
CAMP COUNSELOR JOB DESCRIPTION

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

QUALIFICATIONS

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

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

JOB REQUIREMENTS

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

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

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

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

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

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Our Camp Website Link: paliadventures.com

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

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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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Fitness by the Sea
Santa Monica, California

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 4-14

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Best Los Angeles Acting Summer Camps For Children And Teens
Santa Monica, California

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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. Monday thru Friday 9am-3:30pm.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: 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.

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

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

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 12th - August 25nd
Monday thru Friday 9am-3:30pm.
Tuition: $535

Singing Camp for Children & Teens
Do you love to act, sing and dance? This high energy singing Summer Camp will incorporate acting, singing, and dancing. We will create our own mini version of a musical.
Tuition: $535
*Only the week of July 17th and July 31 is currently open for the singing camp.
If you would like to be placed on a wait list please let us know.
Please call 310-392-0815 to place a deposit or if you have any questions.


Make A Movie Camp
A different film is made each week.
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!
Monday thru Friday 9am-3:30pm
Tuition is $780
Please call 310-392-0815 to place a deposit or if you have any questions.


Acting and Improv Camp
Develop a solid acting technique and foundation.
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.
Monday thru Friday 9am-3:30pm
Tuition is $535
Please call 310-392-0815 to place a deposit or if you have any questions.


Below is a list of camps dates that are still open.
JUNE 12TH – JUNE 16TH
JUNE 19TH – JUNE 23RD
JUNE 26TH – JUNE 30TH
JULY 10TH – JULY 14TH
JULY 31ST – AUGUST 4TH
AUGUST 7TH – AUGUST 11TH
AUGUST 14TH – AUGUST 18TH
AUGUST 21ST – AUGUST 25TH

For more information about kids summer camps please email us at:
info[AT]michelledanner.com
or call (310) 392-0815

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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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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, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts 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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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

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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, Dance, Fine Arts/Crafts 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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Camp Leaps n Boundz
Los Angeles, California

Visit Our Camp Leaps n Boundz Website
310-821-0963
Joclynn[AT]leapsnboundz.com
5433 Beethoven St.
Los Angeles, California 90066

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TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Daily 9:00 AM-3:00 PM, Overnight trips vary from weekend to weeklong

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Leaps n Boundz offers children and teens with special needs the opportunity to explore new places, make new friends, and try new things. At Camp Leaps n Boundz we make every camp day one to remember. Our day camp hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM.

Camp activities include:

Arts and crafts
Sports and games
Gymnastics
Nature hikes and activities
Recreation activities including yoga, dance, martial arts, and special theme days
Field trips
Surfing and Beach days
Swimming
So much more!
During each camp day, pro-social behaviors and socialization are encouraged to help make those lasting camp relationships!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Camp Leaps n Boundz is a fun, active camp for children and teens with special needs. We welcome children of all abilities to participate in our day and overnight camps!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Weightloss, Soccer, Golf, Gymnastics, Martial Arts, Team Sports, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. We Also Surf & Go On Weekly Field Trips.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located on the Westside of Los Angeles near Playa Vista and Marina del Rey. We are looking forward to opening a West Los Angeles location soon!

CAMP FACILITIES: Our home base is in a gymnastics gym with rooms and facilities for extra camp fun.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our highly trained staff specialize in caring for children and teens with special needs in the recreation environment. We have one staff per 3 children every day to cater to the safety and needs of our campers. Our programming is centered on each camper having a fun, safe, pro-social day in which new experiences can be grasped!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We offer camp internships to individuals who have graduated from high school. This growing opportunity allows the intern to learn from seasoned staff and advance into a paid position in the second session of camp.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We offer Day Camps and overnight trips throughout the year, especially during school breaks such as Winter Break, Spring Break, and more!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Day Camp Session 1: June 15-July 11
Day Camp Session 2: July 20-August 14

Overnight trips vary and include May 23-25, June 8-12, July 24-26, and August 3-7

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We always welcome resumes for our summer camp coach or intern positions. To be considered, email your resume to: heather[AT]leapsnboundz.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 2022 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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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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, 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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Visual Arts Camp: The Medium is the Message
Escondido, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 6-8

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Backyard Bunch
Long Beach, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 5-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Camp Fire

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Marin Ranch Camp
Petaluma, California

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

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

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
See our sister camp's job page for Marin Ranch Camp's job postings at: Our Camp Website Link: www.campdoodles.catsone.com.

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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

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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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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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Hillbarn Theatre Conservatory
Foster City, California

Visit Our Hillbarn Theatre Conservatory Website
650-349-6411
ericawyman[AT]hillbarntheatre.org
1285 E. Hillsdale Blvd
Foster City, California 94404

CAMPER AGES: 4-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Evening performances

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Hillbarn Theatre Conservatory, is a theatre arts education program serving the needs of youth and adolescents, ages 4-18, in Foster City and the mid-peninsula area. Our summer program is an in-depth, training ground for young people who want to learn any aspect of theatre and performance while building valuable life skills, and gaining personal confidence in a professional, supportive environment.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Technology, and more. Technical Theater: Sets, Props, Costumes, & Lighting.

CAMP LOCATION: Our camps take place in our theater, the Hillbarn Theatre, which is located in Foster City, California. Foster City is approximately 20 miles south of San Francisco on the peninsula.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our camps take place in our theater and surrounding spaces. We have a mainstage, a green room/rehearsal room with mirrors, and some outdoor rehearsal space. We also share space with the Foster City Recreation department, and a local school.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Hillbarn Theatre Conservatory, formed in 2000, is a theatre arts education program serving the needs of youth and adolescents, ages 4-18, in Foster City and the mid-peninsula area.

• An in-depth, training ground for young people who want to learn any aspect of theatre and performance.

• Valuable life skills, gaining, confidence in a professional, supportive environment. The need for artistic experience, whether as audience or artist, is universal.

•Hillbarn Theatre is committed to the concept that non-professional performers and technicians, when led by our staff, trained professionals and guest artists can produce performances of high quality that generate personal and artistic growth.

It is important for the students of performing arts and for performing arts in general that Hillbarn Theatre sustains the educational programs for youth vis-à-vis our ongoing Conservatory sessions, and to explore the development and initiation of YEAH! (Youth Embracing Arts at Hillbarn), a program to foster growth and offer a supportive outlet for all students of performing arts including marginalized and developmentally disabled youth.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We provide scholarships by application

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Hillbarn Theatre Conservatory is a year-round performing arts program, providing theater, voice and dance training at local schools and through our own classes. Our summer program takes place over 8-weeks and camps range from 1 week part-time to 4 weeks full-time.

All camps conclude with live theatrical performances on our mainstage.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:

StarTots (ages 4-6)
Dates: July 28 - Aug 1, 2014
Times:9:00am-1:00pm**

StarShiners - Session 1 (Ages 6-8)
Dates: June 16-27, 2014
Time: 9:00am-2:00pm**

StarShiners - Session 2 (Ages 6-8)
Dates: July 14-25, 2014
Time: 9:00am-2:00pm**

Rising Stars (Ages 8-10) - "Disney's Jungle Book Kids"
Dates: June 16 - July 3, 2014
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm**
Performances July 2 & July 3 at 7:00pm on the Mainstage

Super Stars (Ages 10-13) - "Disney's Peter Pan Jr."
Dates: June 30 - July 27, 2014 - no camp on July 4
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm**
Performances: July 25 & 26 at 7:30pm, July 27 at 2:00pm

** aftercare until 5:30pm will be offered

Triple Threats (Ages 13+) - "Anything Goes"
Dates: July 7 - Aug 3
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
Performances: July 30, Aug 1 & 2 at 7:30pm, Aug 3 at 2:00pm

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Visual Arts Camp B - Getting Close to Your Subject
Escondido, California

Visit Our Visual Arts Camp B - Getting Close to Your Subject Website
(760) 839-4179
rnoland[AT]artcenter.org
340 N. Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, California 92025

CAMPER AGES: 9-12

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, 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: 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:
July 14-18, 1pm-5pm
$95 for Center members
$125 for non-members ($100 for second child)

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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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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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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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Cal Youth Camps
Berkeley, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 5-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Morning care (beginning at 7:30 am) included at no additional cost. Afternoon extended care (until 6 p.m.) available for purchase.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Cal Youth Camps offers a variety of award-winning camps and sport/outdoor activities - including swimming, soccer, skateboarding, rock climbing, gymnastics, martial arts, sailing and more - for kids of all ages. Drop-in, 1- and 2-week options available. Payment plan and camp scholarships available. Our staff are second to none and will encourage your children to have incredible experiences in a safe and exciting outdoor environment. We design our programs to provide kids with a summer full of adventure, learning life skills, friendship making, and confidence building!

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

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

Apply to our Social Skills Camp: Our Camp Website Link: recsports.berkeley.edu

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

Cal Youth Camps is a Top Art Summer Camp located in Berkeley California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Baseball, Dance, Swimming and more. Cal Youth Camps is a top Art Camp for ages: 5-17.
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CAMP LOCATION: We have three main locations:

Golden Bear Rec Center
25 Sports Lane
Berkeley, CA 94720

Strawberry Canyon Recreation Area
Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA 94720

UC Berkeley Marina
124 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94720

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Give your camper a summer full of fun, friendship and adventure with Cal Youth Camps! We offer affordable award winning – receiving Diablo Magazine’s Best of the East Bay for summer camp for four consecutive years – camps and sport/outdoor for kids of all ages.

Whether your camper wants to learn to sail, play soccer or Frisbee with friends, or experiment with science at Lawrence Hall of Sciences - there’s something for all interests.

Scheduling the summer is a breeze with 1-week, 2-week and single-day drop-in sessions available all summer long (June 11-August 25). Busy schedule? Morning extended care (beginning at 7:30 am) is included at no additional charge for all camps, with affordable afternoon extended care (until 6 p.m.) available for purchase.

Camps offer tremendous benefits for children to grow and learn – that’s why we want camps to be accessible to as many campers as possible with our camp scholarship program. Families can receive up to $300 in credit toward an unforgettable summer.

Camps fill quickly – register today!

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

Apply here: Our Camp Website Link: recsports.berkeley.edu

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Camp is a great experience for kids. It’s a place to learn new skills, meet friends, and have fun! We want as many kids as possible to have the opportunity to attend our camps. But we also know that the cost of camp can be a burden for some families. For that reason, we’ve created a scholarship program. Families can receive up to $300 in credit toward camp purchases.

Apply here: Our Camp Website Link: recsports.berkeley.edu

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: To keep your kids active all year long, we offer classes that extend past the summer. Your child can climb, boat, kick, tumble and swim the way through the year! Activities include archery, gymnastics, swimming lessons and more.

For more info: Our Camp Website Link: recsports.berkeley.edu

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Cal Youth Camps offer 2-week and 1-week camps each summer from June 11-August 25. Please search our website by age or activity to find the camp perfect for your camper: For complete info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: camps.berkeley.edu

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

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URJ Camp Newman
Santa Rosa, California

Visit Our URJ Camp Newman Website
(415) 392-7080
campnewman[AT]urj.org
4088 Porter Creek Road
Santa Rosa, California 95404

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
711 Grand Avenue, Suite 280
San Rafael, CA 94901

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: Grade 3-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: URJ Camp Newman offers fun, immersive Jewish experiences that empower people of all ages to better themselves, their communities and the world. Since 1947, the URJ Camp Newman community has impacted the lives of over 100,000 children, teens, and adults.

Year after year, our campers return to renew the strong bonds of friendship they build here. Our hope is to provide each and every camper with a meaningful and memorable experience.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Swimming, Basketball, Soccer, Team Sports, Adventure, and more. Gaga, Ultimate Frisbee, Archery

URJ Camp Newman is a Top Art Summer Camp located in Santa Rosa California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Basketball, Swimming, Soccer and more. URJ Camp Newman is a top Art Camp for ages: Grade 3-12.
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CAMP LOCATION: Situated in the Santa Rosa hills, about an hour north of San Francisco, CA, Camp Newman provides the perfect setting for an unforgettable camp experience. With over 500 acres of land, great sports and arts facilities, a pool, an amphitheater, a sustainable farm and more, there are plentiful indoor and outdoor space for campers to learn, live and explore all summer. Miles away from the city glare, the star gazing is spectacular. And all campus buildings are within a few minutes’ walk of each other, creating an environment that is both safe and accessible for children of all ages.

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers live with their counselors in one of several villages grouped by age and gender. Our facilities also include multiple indoor and outdoor program spaces (including a 700-person Amphitheater), a sustainable farm, a vineyard, four outdoor plazas, athletic facilities and fields, an alpine climbing tower, a low ropes course and a 400-feet zip line, overnight space, hiking trails, multiple arts facilities - and a pool and waterslide.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: At URJ Camp Newman, we’re building a foundation for a vibrant and joyful Jewish life. Rooted in Jewish values and guided by our experienced staff, we offer fun, immersive summer sessions that give your child the opportunity to develop community, teamwork, self-esteem, and individual skill.

Activities include athletics, outdoor adventure sports, music, art, dance, leadership training, and social action. Campers celebrate their best selves, form lifelong friendships, and find a community where they belong.

There are so many amazing things to do: Conquering the Alpine Tower as a team. Seeing the final point scored in Ultimate Frisbee. Dancing together on Shabbat. Singing arm-in-arm every night before bed. Hiking to the Star that overlooks camp. Making more friends in a week than they could all year.

We believe that these transformative experiences inspire kids to bring camp home to their daily lives, applying what they learn here to better themselves, their communities and the world.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We have a phenomenal group of teens applying for spaces in these eight-week programs. Spaces fill quickly on a first come, first served basis, and require an intensive application process. Apply as early as possible! Info: 415.392.7080 or CampNewman[AT]urj.org.

Avodah
11th Grade

Avodah is a multifaceted, service-based program in which campers play an integral role in camp’s day-to-day operations. Avodahniks develop a strong work ethic and serve as Jewish role models at camp. Beyond daily activities, campers work diligently on a significant camp improvement project and march as a team in both the annual Pride Parade and AIDS Walk in San Francisco.

Counselor in Training (CIT)
12th Grade

Our highly-selective and popular CIT program trains our future staff and camp leadership, offering young adults a valuable personal and professional growth opportunity. Leadership workshops and Judaic programs are combined with practical hands-on training with children of all ages.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: A lot has been written about the incredible power of Jewish Camp. A summer at Newman is an amazing experience, one that has lifelong benefits for the child, and meaningful reverberations that positively impact families, congregations & communities. To read more about the power of camp, click here.

In difficult financial times, some families choose to forgo camp. But they shouldn’t! No one should have to miss the powerful and transformative power of camp because of the state of the economy or personal finances. Our hope is that everyone who wants to attend camp, can do so.

Thankfully, there are lots of resources available. For more info, visit: Our Camp Website Link: campnewman.org

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Fun Festival & Open House in April

Join us for a special day of fun camp activities for the whole family! You’ll visit OKY, our sustainable farm, get a tour of camp, do arts & crafts, meet our friends at PJ Library, and much more. All ages welcome – and all friends invited!

More info: Our Camp Website Link: campnewman.org

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We present events every month in communities near you!
URJ Camp Newman takes the magic of camp, translates it into a year-round experience, and brings it you!

We connect children, youth and adults to an expansive menu of fun, immersive Jewish experiences in Santa Rosa and in your community, all year long. Along with our local synagogue youth groups and NFTY, we present everything from family fun days to high school parties to middle school outings.

We offer "taste of camp" weekends for 2nd-6th graders, teen events, 8th grade events and more - all year long!

For info on our year-round events, click here: Our Camp Website Link: campnewman.org

OTHER CAMP INFO: Our camp programs are rooted in the Jewish principles of:

Tikkun Olam - bettering our world
Tikkun Middot - bettering ourselves
Gimilute Chasadim – acts of loving kindness
Betzelem Elohim - all humans are created in a divine image
Talmud Torah - love of learning for learning’s sake
Ahavat Israel - love of Israel

These timeless, universal values form the backbone of every program we plan, anchoring each event in our Jewish tradition. It’s just one way we make Judaism relevant, accessible and meaningful today.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our Camp Website Link: campnewman.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
For all job opportunities, visit Our Camp Website Link: campnewman.org

Please contact Mikey Latner, Assistant Camp Director, at mlatner[AT]urj.org with any questions.

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Relativity Workshops
California Location(s)

Visit Our Relativity Workshops Website
310-622-4136
mfien[AT]relativityschool.org
admissions[AT]relativityschool.org
450 S Bixel Street
F-300
Los Angeles, CA 90017

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Maui, Hawaii

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Relativity Workshops Video

CAMPER AGES: 13-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Overnight or Commuter

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Academics, Computers, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Technology, and more. Filmmaking (Directing, Screenwriting & Producing), Performing Arts (Acting, Musical Theatre, Commercial Dance) & Electronic Music Production.

CAMP LOCATION: Two locations:

Our campus is at Los Angeles Center Studios, a 20-acre active full service studio for TV, film, and commercial production where Mad Men, Medium and Californication are currently filmed. They provide a supportive, synergistic environment for the growing independent elements of the entertainment business offering a fully enclosed campus, 24/7 security and access to professional camera ready sets.

We also offer a Maui, Hi location in paradise.

CAMP FACILITIES: Apartment style furnished housing is available within walking distance of our campus with swimming pool, laundry on site, roof top outdoor space and beautifully maintained common areas. Meal plans are also available.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: RELATIVITY WORKSHOPS are the first to be green-lit by a NEXT-GENERATION MOVIE STUDIO. Relativity's recent films include: The Family, Immortals, Mirror Mirror, Act of Valor, 21 and Over, Zombieland, The Social Network, and Safe Haven. In our workshops, our cross-disciplinary collaboration isn't the exception, it's the everyday. It's where ground-breaking ideas aren't just embraced, they're expected.

And where creating transformational content is king. Our workshops are developed by industry insiders, taught by working professionals and operated from an active HOLLYWOOD PRODUCTION STUDIO. It's where ground-breaking ideas aren't just embraced, they're expected. And where creating transformational content is king.

Imagine doing what you love right in the entertainment capital of the world. From the Hollywood Walk of Fame and iconic Chinese Theatre to the magnificent 45-foot tall Hollywood Sign serving as a beacon to artists and dreamers everywhere, Los Angeles is the place to be for film, media & the performing arts.

Our summer workshops are three weeks long and are available to teens ages 13-17 or adults over 18 years of age who want to gain real world experience by creating original digital content. All of our summer programs are built around the idea that storytelling is fun and collaborative. Our goal is to help you unleash your imagination by fostering creative innovations between our students, industry mentors and faculty.

Students form multidisciplinary teams that work together under industry mentorship to create cool, compelling and unexpected SHORT-FORM CONTENT. All students participate in our master class series on Wednesdays and Collaboration Labs on Fridays. Integrated teamwork, positive energy, a safe creative environment, state-of-the-art equipment and talent are some of our ingredients for success.

In order to apply, complete the online application and upload applicable materials. Contact our Admissions Team at 310.622.4136 to answer any questions you may have or to schedule a campus tour. Our school was founded by devoted educators and established entertainment professionals. We love to teach. We love fostering successful collaboration. And we love the art of storytelling.

We hope you will join us for the summer of a lifetime! VISIT US AT: Our Camp Website Link: www.relativityworkshops.org

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 9 - June 27
June 30 - July 18
July 21 - August 8

Maui, HI
July 7 July 25

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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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Abbey Road Programs
California Location(s)

Visit Our Abbey Road Programs Website
(888) 462-2239
(323) 656-6400

info[AT]goabbeyroad.com
8266 Fountain Ave, Suite B
West Hollywood, California 90046

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California, Massachusetts (Boston), & Canada (Quebec)

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
8266 FOuntain Ave, Suite B
West Hollywood, CA 90046

CAMPER AGES: 14-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Math, Swimming, Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Adventure, Travel, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Please visit our website for full programs list:

Our Camp Website Link: www.goabbeyroad.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Please visit our website for year-round job openings: Our Camp Website Link: www.goabbeyroad.com

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Camp Yofi
Irvine, CA

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2022 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 2nd grade - 11th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

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

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

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

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Sierra Mountain Music Camp
Nevada City, California

Visit Our Sierra Mountain Music Camp Website
916-967-7664
smmcstaff[AT]gmail.com
15742 N Bloomfield-Graniteville Rd
Nevada City, California 95959

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
P.O. Box 1175 Carmichael, CA 95609

CAMPER AGES: 4th-12th

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Sierra Mountain Music Camp Choral and String Orchestra camp for campers age 4th grade- College. Daily music rehearsals with award-winning directors. Zipline, rock wall, arts and crafts, pool, 100-foot slip and slide, talent and skit night, soundboard education, and archery electives. Come enjoy a music-filled week in the mountains. Music. Life. Friendship.

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

CAMP LOCATION: Diamond Arrow Conference Center in the Sierra Foothills is a premium camp site located 6 miles from Nevada City and 2 miles from the beautiful Yuba River! It is located on 375 acres and has a capacity of 468 campers with handicap accessibility which will enable our program to grow, Grow, GROW!!! 15742 N Bloomfield Rd, Nevada City, CA 95959. Visit DACC website for more information.

CAMP FACILITIES: Daily music rehearsals with award-winning directors. Zipline, rock wall, arts and crafts, pool, 100-foot slip and slide, talent and skit night, soundboard education, and archery electives.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Includes: One week at our beautiful Sierra Nevada campground including room and board. Twice daily electives (check out activities section). Daily rehearsals with award-winning directors (6 hours total per day). Commemorative camp t-shirt. Professional commemorative photos. Access to the camp snack shack for twice-daily use (no additional money required). BBQ lunch for your camper. Two tickets to the camp concert. $15 unlimited zip line and rock wall offered with registration

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: See website for more information. Several discounts and scholarships available.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 19-25th, 2022

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Counselor opportunities for 10th-College.

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Camp ArtSeen
Guerneville, California

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: Adult

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

More workshops to be announced.

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

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

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

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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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Sleeping Beauty
Livermore, CA

Visit Our Sleeping Beauty 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 2022 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 3 - 6

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Day Camp. 9AM-12

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, amazing sandwiches, and 84 Teriyaki, incredible teriyaki bowls! 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: A sleeping princess, a spellbound Prince and more fairies than you can shake a stick at are all part of this quirky adaptation of the popular tale. The evil Trollarina exacts her revenge on the royal family by sending the beautiful Princess Melisande into an everlasting sleep, but little does she realize more than one spell is about to be broken by the kiss of an enchanted Faun.

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 scrip, 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. Every lesson is created with the children's skill level and abilities in mind and we always encourage them and help them strive for their best.

Website: Our Camp Website Link: www.smartsunlimited.com

OTHER CAMP INFO: To enroll your child, go to the Registration page, fill out the information, and make your deposit. The non-refunable deposit is 25% of the program's tuition, with the remainder due by June 1st, 2013. Deposits must be made through Google Wallet at the time of registration.

to register: Our Camp Website Link: www.smartsunlimited.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
The camp is a four week program running Monday through Friday, 9AM to Noon, beginning June 17th and going through July 12th. The camp location is at the Studio C Theater in Livermore, at 51-C Wright Brothers Avenue. The performances will be on Saturday, July 13th and Sunday, July 14.

The regular tuition for the 4 week program is $450. Enrollments before June 1, 2013 will receive a 10% discount, reducing the tuition to $405.00, with a 25% deposit of $101.25 due at the time of registration. The balance of the tuition is due by June 1st, 2013. Enrollments after June 1st must pay the full tuition at the time of enrollment.

website: Our Camp Website Link: www.smartsunlimited.com

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Camp Wamp
Soda Springs, California

Visit Our Camp Wamp Website
800-381-6891
info[AT]wamplerfoundation.org
255 Cal Road
Soda Springs, California 95728

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1014 9th St
Coronado , CA
92118

CAMPER AGES: 10-8

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Wamp is embraced by tall graceful pines and nestled on the banks of Deer Lake in Soda Springs, California. Beautiful flowers and plants grow naturally along the pathways and building entrances throughout the campground. Campers spend each night sleeping outdoors with the stars as their night light.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Camp Wamp offers one-week camp sessions for campers of all ages with physical disabilities. Children enjoy a sleep-away week of camping under the stars and experience everything the great outdoors has to offer. They create memories that last a lifetime.

Camp sessions are divided into two categories: PreTeens ages 8-12 and Teens ages 13-18.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Academics, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Rock Walls, Lakefront Boating, STEAM Activities, & Talent Shows.

CAMP LOCATION: Minutes outside of Truckee CA , located on Deer Lake
Near Lake Tahoe

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp Wamp is a sleep away camp where kids camp out under the stars every night. There is a lake, a rock wall, recreation /dining hall and, the most trees you've ever seen covering many acres of forest.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: CAMP WAMP ACTIVITIES
Campers enjoy a variety of outdoor activities including; fishing, canoeing, singing around the camp fire, hiking, making new friends, participating in survival challenges, and much more.

All Camp Wamp sessions offer STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) experiences. STEAM will be introduced in an outdoor classroom setting where professionals introduce STEAM throughout the week at camp. STEAM is geared towards problem solving specific to the disabilities of each child.

Camp Wamp’s survival challenges encourage teamwork, self education, and fosters goal setting. We believe being a part of a team is one way to enjoy adventures that the wilderness of the High Sierra’s has to offer. Nature is our living classroom, and the more children are exposed to elements, the more they tend to appreciate the natural environment.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Always looking for CIT's to turn into counselors.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: See website

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): See website

OTHER CAMP INFO: The Stephen J Wampler Foundation incorporated in October 2001, becoming a fully recognized tax-exempt non-profit 501(c) 3 organization in March of 2002 (Tax ID number #80-0470847). Our outdoor programs started in August of 2004 when we welcomed our first 24 campers. The organization has grown over the past 17 years, and we have sponsored 1250 children.

Camp Wamp, located near North Lake Tahoe in the High Sierras, is a place where kids with physical challenges have the week of their life in the great outdoors. The kids of Camp Wamp leave the experience having learned to face life with a new sense of self-reliance, ambition, optimism and adventure. Most of these kids are also quick to say that Camp Wamp was the, “Best Week Ever”!.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
See website

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Camp Wamp is looking to fill their Summer 2022 Counselor roster. If you are interested please go to our website and apply. Campwamp.org

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New York Film Academy
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
New York, Florida and California

CAMPER AGES: 10-13 and 14-17

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Camp New Heights
Isla Vista, California

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp New Heights Video

CAMPER AGES: 9-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
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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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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Bay Leaf Kitchen Camp 2017
San Francisco, California

Visit Our Bay Leaf Kitchen Camp 2017 Website
650-731-2428
info[AT]bayleafkitchen.org
Yosemite & 3rd Street
San Francisco, California 94124

CAMPER AGES: 8-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Bay Leaf Kitchen summer camps teach hands-on cooking basics with a focus on fresh and healthy ingredients. Every week-long session includes an overnight farm trip where campers have the opportunity to harvest vegetables, cook, play in the dirt and camp out under the stars. New in summer 2017, each week will offer uniquely themed curriculum which will allow campers to delve deeply into an interest of their choosing.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Adventure, and more. Cooking, Farming & Gardening

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Bay Leaf Kitchen summer camps teach hands-on cooking basics with a focus on fresh and healthy ingredients. Every week-long session includes an overnight farm trip where campers have the opportunity to harvest vegetables, cook, play in the dirt and camp out under the stars. New in summer 2017, each week will offer uniquely themed curriculum which will allow campers to delve deeply into an interest of their choosing.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Bay Leaf Kitchen's CIT program allows teens with a passion for the culinary arts to further develop their kitchen and leadership abilities. Bay Leaf's CIT program offers a unique opportunity for teens to engage with their peers, further advance their kitchen skills by working hand in hand with the pros, and feel empowered throughout the whole summer.

CIT's at Bay Leaf Kitchen receive training both during an orientation in June as well as during the sessions they sign up for. CITs are tasked with a host of responsibilities including generating camp curriculum, leading instructional lessons for campers and fostering a sense of community throughout the summer.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Camp scholarships are available through filling out a form on the Bay Leaf Kitchen website.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Bay Leaf Kitchen's CIT program allows teens with a passion for the culinary arts to further develop their kitchen and leadership abilities. Bay Leaf's CIT program offers a unique opportunity for teens to engage with their peers, further advance their kitchen skills by working hand in hand with the pros, and feel empowered throughout the whole summer.

CIT's at Bay Leaf Kitchen receive training both during an orientation in June as well as during the sessions they sign up for. CITs are tasked with a host of responsibilities including generating camp curriculum, leading instructional lessons for campers and fostering a sense of community throughout the summer.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Frequently Asked Questions:

Can my child’s dietary restrictions/vegetarian/food allergies be accommodated? Yes, Bay Leaf Kitchen can accommodate most camper’s dietary restrictions. If you have a specific question about this, please email usinfo[AT]bayleafkitchen.org

Do I need to provide a tent or other camping equipment for the overnight farm trip? No, your camper will not need to bring their own tent. For the overnight camping trip your child will need his or her own sleeping bag, clothes and personal items.

What is Bay Leaf Kitchen's background/experience? The Bay Leaf Kitchen team have an extensive background in camping, cooking, teaching and education management. For a detailed history please check out our Who We Are or Mission & Values pages.

What kind of knives or other equipment will campers be using? Campers will be using age appropriate kitchen equipment including safe knives, stoves, ovens, and mixers with guidance and supervision of Bay Leaf Kitchen staff.

What is your cancellation policy? Our refund policy is designed to discourage last minute cancellations and to help families on the waiting list. The tuition is refundable (minus a $50.00 application fee) for requests received in writing, via e-mail, to info[AT]bayleafkitchen.org before May 15th, 2017. After May 15th, there is no refund unless the space can be filled by another camper. During camp, there is no refund for camper illness, missed days, vacations, or dismissal from the program. Classes may be subject to change.

Please email info[AT]bayleafkitchen.org if you have any other questions.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
9 am to 4 pm Monday ––Wednesday in the Bayview District of San Francisco, Thursday night camp-out at Eatwell Farm returning Friday afternoon at 4:00PM

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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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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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Education Through Music: Family Arts Day Camp
Escondido, California

Visit Our Education Through Music: Family Arts Day Camp Website
340 N Escondido Blvd
Escondido, California 92025

CAMPER AGES: 6 years and older

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Mon-Thurs 9:00am-2:00pm, Friday 9:00am – 11:30am

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Our motto is, “This is not school…this is camp!!!” Prepare for a fun, artful, educational, aesthetically pleasing, multi-aged experience as we immerse ourselves in beautiful music, amazing art, wonderful storytelling and an abundance of play!

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Dates: June 29, 2015 – July 3, 2015
Times: Mon-Thurs 9:00am-2:00pm, Friday 9:00am – 11:30am
Ages: 6 years and older
Price: $100 – $240

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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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Summer Dance Intensives
Daly City, CA

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 3-adult

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP FACILITIES: Our site has 6 studios.

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

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

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Fei Tian CA's Summer Arts and Culture
San Francisco, California

Visit Our Fei Tian CA's Summer Arts and Culture Website
Tel: 415-431-3161
Fax: 650-963-3585

info[AT]feitian-california.org
1950 Page Street
San Francisco, California 94117

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Fei Tian CA's Summer Arts and Culture Video

CAMPER AGES: 6 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: 2015 Summer Camp Highlights: Learn authentic Chinese dance by master instructors from Shen Yun Showcase dance skills in final session performance Develop proficiency in the arts techniques Build up self-confidence, self-esteem, and graceful manners Intensify focus, enhance teamwork, and improve character Increase understanding of different cultures

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Academics, Dance, and more. In Addition To Classical Chinese Dance, We Offer Half-day Summer Camp Options In Mandarin Chinese & Fine Art.

CAMP LOCATION: Our summer camps will take place by San Francisco's beautiful Golden Gate Park. 2015 facilities will include newly-renovated state-of-the-art dance studios.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our 2015 summer facilities will include high-quality dance studios and newly constructed classrooms.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We offer three classical Chinese camps at varying levels for ages 6 to 18: the half-day children's dance camp, and the full-day youth and intensive camps. Entry into the intensive camps is by audition only; call us to sign up for an audition time.

In addition to Chinese dance, for 2015 we will offer half-day fine art and Chinese camps. Many students combine half-day classical Chinese dance camps with half-day Chinese or fine art programs to create a full-day program.

For more information, visit our summer camp website at Our Camp Website Link: www.feitian-california.org.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Limited scholarships may be available. Please ask for information.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Fei Tian Academy of the Arts California is a middle and high school with programs in classical Chinese dance, fine art, and music. We offer an after-school program for elementary and middle school aged students during the academic year, in addition to weekend classes in dance and fine art, and private lessons in piano, violin, and viola.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session I June 8 – June 26, 2015
Session II June 29 – July 17, 2015
Session III July 20 – August 7, 2015

Half-day sessions range from $600 to $780, depending on the camp, and full-day dance sessions are $1440. For more detailed information, visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.feitian-california.org.

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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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EDMO
Online Camp

Visit Our EDMO Website
415-282-6673
info[AT]edmo.org
Post Office Box 2854
30 Bay Area + Sacramento Area Locations
San Francisco, California 94134

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Locations in San Francisco Bay Area, Austin Texas and San Diego California

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
 Post Office Box 2854 San Francisco, CA 94126

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our EDMO Video

CAMPER AGES: Pre-K through Entering 8th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Online. Free Aftercare

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

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: At Camp EDMO, children engage in a variety of subjects such as science, coding, engineering, and the arts to access their curiosity. Every day, campers rotate between experiential projects based on their chosen theme, activities that get their bodies moving (think stretching, silly dance moves, and games), and social emotional learning (SEL) exercises designed to help them build connections and develop critical life skills like empathy and problem solving. EDMO staff help campers collaborate on coding projects and growing friendships, practicing mindfulness and yoga poses, and building rocket ships and self-confidence — all with a healthy dose of silliness!‍

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

EDMO is a Top Art Summer Camp located in San Francisco California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Science, Technology, Fine Arts/Crafts and more. EDMO is a top Art Camp for ages: Pre-K through Entering 8th grade.
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CAMP LOCATION: Locations in California: Alameda, Oakland, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Burlingame, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, San Carlos, San Mateo, San Francisco, Novato, Petaluma, Santa Rosa, Sausalito, Sacramento, Folsom, Rocklin, San Diego

Locations in Texas: Austin

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Science, Tech, Maker & Art Camp with a Social Emotional Twist: Camp EDMO is back in person this summer with all the excitement kids love, in smaller, stable groups. At EDMO, kids get to choose from 30+ STEAM themes. Every day, campers rotate between experiential projects based on
their theme, activities that get their bodies moving (think
stretching and silly dance moves), and social emotional
learning (SEL) exercises designed to help them build
connections and develop critical life skills.

Sliding-scale financial aid available. Instant and easy to receive!

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Sliding-scale financial aid available. Instant and easy to receive! Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.edmo.org or call 415-282-6673.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: In addition to online programming (classes, camps and tutoring) EDMO also offers school year programs. Please contact info[AT]edmo.org for more information about our in-class and after school programs.

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

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Hiring for all camp positions.

Please check out our website for a full list of job openings at: Our Camp Website Link: edmo.org.

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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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Rising Star Musical Theatre Troupe
Studio City, CA

Visit Our Rising Star Musical Theatre Troupe Website
(818) 749-8051
risingstarcmtt[AT]sbcglobal.net
12355 Moorpark St.
Studio City, CA 91604

CAMPER AGES: 5 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Studio City, and rehearse at a church, the Unitarian Universalist Church of Studio City. This is on Moorpark St. between Whitsett and Laurel Canyon.

CAMP FACILITIES: Rising Star is all about musical theatre. Each group (we have 2 age groups) does a production.

This Summer Little Stars, 5 - 7 year olds, will do The Music Man Revue.

Rising Stars, the 8 - 16 year olds, will do The Sound of Music, a full production.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Campers arrive at 9 AM the younger group stays until 1 and the older group stays until 3. We spend our time singing, learning songs, learning dances, working on lines and blocking, working on acting, and creating a special show for the end of our Camp session. Every camper has a chance to show their special talent.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer a limited number of scholarships on a need basis. Go to our enrollment page and click on the Scholarship Application.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session 1 - Little Stars (ages 5 - 7) The Wizard of Oz Revue - July 7 - 19, Daily 9 - 1. Final day is our presentation at 2:00 PM, $395.

Session 2 - Rising Stars (ages 8 - 16) The Sound of Music (complete show) July 28 - Aug. 10, 9 - 3 Monday - Friday and there will be 3 shows at the end of the 2 weeks, $625.

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Camp Kinneret Summer Day Camp
Agoura Hills, CA

Visit Our Camp Kinneret Summer Day Camp Website
818-706-8255 or 805-523-7711
info[AT]campkinneret.com
29646 Agoura Road
Agoura Hills, CA 91301

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 4 years old through entering 9th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Kinneret Summer Day Camp, nestled in the rolling hills of Agoura, offers children ages 4 -14 a fun-filled program full of adventure and friendship. Our Leadership Team and staff are committed to helping each child grow into his or her best self by combining excellent staff, quality training, small camp groups and a philosophy that puts campers first.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Theater, Science, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Gymnastics, Horses/Equestrian, Team Sports, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Arts & Crafts, Gardening, Challange Courses, Miniature Golf, Paddle Boats, Petting Farm

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the rolling hills of Agoura Hills, northwest of Los Angeles on a beautifully rustic site.

CAMP FACILITIES: Large swimming pool, high & low ropes courses, mini golf, hiking trail, climbing wall, grass fields, archery ranges, basketball/handball/volleyball courts, paddle boat pond, petting farm, and more!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Kinneret Summer Day Camp offers children a fun-filled program full of adventure and friendship. Founded in 1954, Camp Kinneret is a loving community rooted in tradition. Our focus on relationships and providing children with opportunities to learn, grow and discover themselves is at the heart of the Camp Kinneret philosophy.

Our attitude and approach to everything we do at camp focuses on creating a warm, welcoming environment in which kids can be themselves without fear of judgment and in which each child belongs. Our child centered philosophy creates a supportive atmosphere where campers develop skills and values to last a lifetime. We call it a child centered program, the campers call it the best summer ever!

Please see our website for more information and tons of pictures and videos!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We offer a Camp Internship for Leadership Training (CILT) program for high school students as well as a Camper In Training (CIT) program for middle school students.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session One: June 13 - July 15. Session Two: July 18 - August 12. Campers can enroll for 2 - 5 days per week. Transportation is included in camp fees. Please see our website for complete information about day combinations and fees.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Information about how to apply for a Camp Kinneret Staff position can be found at Our Camp Website Link: www.workatcamp.com

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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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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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Lasting Adventures, Inc.
Yosemite National Park, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 11-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Breaking Barriers Holiday Respite Camp
Hayward, California

Visit Our Breaking Barriers Holiday Respite Camp Website
510-693-4418
21471 Foothill Blvd.
Hayward, California 94541

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1900 Embarcadero, Ste. 310
Oakland, CA 94606

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Breaking Barriers Holiday Respite Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: 5-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Spring Camps: Monday-Friday, 9a-12p

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: At Breaking Barriers Respite Camps our goal is to create an experience for our community that they otherwise would not have access to. We understand the barriers that many families with special needs face, and we want our camps to help break them down. This is why our camps are constructed with adaptable activities that encourage personal and social development. At a respite camp, our participants will have access to engaging activities like: games, arts & crafts, water play, music therapy, and special guest programs. Each week will focus on a specific communication skill that will be developed through interactive and creative curriculum. At the end of the week we hope our multifaceted camp will have sparked personal growth, as well as new friendships. Come join the fun!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Campers will have access to stimulating activities that nurture both individual and social needs. By creating a safe environment that promotes social reciprocity, we are able to provide opportunities for our campers to learn and grow.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Music/Band, Gymnastics, Martial Arts, Team Sports, and more. We Offer A Variety Of Different Sport Activities Throughout Camp To Accommodate Different Interests

CAMP FACILITIES: For our spring camp we will be hosted at a martial arts school.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: On site we will have: a camp manager, trained behavior therapists. Off site we have: a camp director

We have been running our camps for 7 years, and they have continued to grow bigger and better each year.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: RCEB Funding available

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
April 3-7
April 10-14
9a-12p
$60/day

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We do have job opportunities for our camps (part-time/seasonal). Please contact community[AT]juvobh.com for more information.

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Steve & Kate's Camp
California Location(s)

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415.513.0469
425 Dempster Street
Evanston, Illinois 60201

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Steve & Kate's Camp Video

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, Technology, Video/Filmmaking/Photography 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:
For camp session and fees info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: steveandkatescamp.com.

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

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Computer Kids Club
Online Camp Bear, Delaware

Visit Our Computer Kids Club Website
302-438-1318
computerkidsclub[AT]aol.com
Delaware
P.O. Box 246
Bear, Delaware 19701

CAMPER AGES: Ages 5-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Online. M-F 8:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. OR 12:45-4:00 p.m.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: HALF-DAY Computer Camp in Delaware for Ages 5-12. Students use computer arts to design a POKEMON or UNICORN city and a RUBIK's cube! TYPING, CODING with MINECRAFT, MOANA, STARWARS & More. Engineering & Math activities. Build a Rover & Rocketship and learn the GOOGLE programs.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Special Needs are welcome.

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

CAMP LOCATION: Camps will be held at All Saints Catholic School, 907 New Road, Wilmington, DE or Newark, Delaware location which is pending.

CAMP FACILITIES: The camps will be held in New Castle County schools in their computer lab.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: This program can also be delivered through our TUTORING service by appointment during the summer.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
$235.00 for Monday-Friday Camp
Choose the A.M. OR P.M. camp for this fee

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Seeking part-time technology coaches to assist with the summer camp hours. 

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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, Dance, Fine Arts/Crafts 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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Broadway Gymnastic School Summer Camps
Los Angeles, California

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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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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Castilleja Girls Day Camp
Palo Alto, California

Visit Our Castilleja Girls Day Camp Website
650-470-7833
summercamp[AT]castilleja.org
Castilleja School
1310 Bryant Street
Palo Alto, California 94301

CAMPER AGES: Entering Grades 2-6; CILT for Entering Grades 7-9

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:00pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Casti Camp, All Girls-All Day! Casti Camp at Castilleja School in Palo Alto is an all-day camp for girls where fun, learning and friendships are the focus. Casti Camp offers a range of age-appropriate activities including athletics, art, science, computers, writing, crafts, cooking, drama, dance and music classes each day. The all-girls setting creates a joyful and supportive environment where girls feel comfortable trying new activities, gaining new skills, and making great friends. Registration open to girls entering grades 2-6, with a CILT program for girls entering grades 7-9.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Academics, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Science, Technology, Swimming, Soccer, Team Sports, and more. Students Enjoy A Selection Of Sports Activities, Including Yoga, Dance, Soccer, Swimming, Floor Hockey & More.

Additionally Our Counselors Offer Academic Courses Of Interest, Including Poetry, Foreign Languages, & Science.

For Those Students Particularly Interested In STEM, Please Learn More About Our I2 Camp Offered At Castilleja School, At Our Camp Website Link: www.castilleja.org.

Castilleja Girls Day Camp is a Top Art Summer Camp located in Palo Alto California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Theater, Soccer, Science and more. Castilleja Girls Day Camp is a top Art Camp for ages: Entering Grades 2-6; CILT for Entering Grades 7-9.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located on the beautiful campus of Castilleja School in Palo Alto, CA.

CAMP FACILITIES: The camp uses Castilleja School's wonderful indoor and outdoor facilities, including gymnasiums, art rooms, stage, swimming pool, fields and classrooms.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: For more than 45 years, Casti Camp at Castilleja School has provided girls an all-day camp where fun, learning and friendships have been the focus. Casti Camp offers a range of age-appropriate activities including athletics, art, science, computers, writing, crafts, cooking, drama, dance and music classes each day. In addition, there are weekly field trips and memorable traditions, including talent shows, counselor skits, prison ball, BBQ Wednesdays, and more. Activities are designed to encourage creativity, self-confidence, cooperation, risk-taking, and responsibility.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CILT program available for students entering grades 7-9. The CILT program is perfect for students who love the camp experience and want to develop their leadership skills.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships are available.

OTHER CAMP INFO: A delicious lunch is provided every day.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please see website, Our Camp Website Link: www.castilleja.org for more information about our session dates and fees.

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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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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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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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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

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MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2022 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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Camp Woolman
Nevada City, CA

Visit Our Camp Woolman Website
530-273-3183 X11
camp[AT]woolman.org
13075 Woolman Ln.
Nevada City, CA 95959

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Coed/Residential/Wilderness Tripping.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Quaker

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Woolman offers overnight programs for kids age 9-14 and teens age 15-16. It is located in the foothills near Grass Valley and Nevada City, CA. Children attend our programs here from Auburn, Tahoe, Sacramento, the San Francisco Bay Area and other parts of Northern California.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Nevada City in the foothills of the Tahoe National Forest, only 60 minutes Northeast of Sacramento. The beautiful Yuba River is only a 10 minute drive away, and endless Wilderness destinations are at our fingertips!

CAMP FACILITIES: Our 200 acre property contains forest land, a swimming pond, activity fields and hiking trails. We have 14 cabins, a dining hall, meetinghouse and a large community garden attached to our farm lands and orchard.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Summer Camp - Ages 8-14: Campers come for 1 week or two week session (and some for 3, 4, or 5 weeks!) and go on wilderness trips. Each week there are 3 day, 2 night trips to Tahoe, the Sierra Buttes, and/or the Yuba River.

Teen Leadership Camp - Ages 15-16: These exciting programs takes the Summer Camp experience to a whole new level for 15 and 16 year olds: We offer a two-week hiking program, a one-week farming and cooking program, and a two-week bike repair and bike touring program.

Hiking Program (Two weeks): TLCers will spend two days bonding, learning about their trip, and preparing for hiking. They and their trip leaders will then embark on a 10-day backpacking trip along the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). They will then return to camp, and will have two days of closure at the end.

Farming & Cooking Program (One week): TLCers will spend their week working in Woolman's organic garden, learning about farming, plants and the farm to table journeys of the food we eat. They will learn nutrition and cooking skills as they prepare many of their meals with the fruits and vegetables harvested.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS:
Teen Leadership Camp - Ages 15-16.
CIT Program - Age 17+

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer financial aid, please see our website for more information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
See our website for current rates.

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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: Team Sports, Gymnastics, Music/Band 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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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:
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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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