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


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Best 2021 Art Summer Camps in California

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

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

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

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

Summer Art Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in California are Starting in June, 2021

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

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

Summer 2021 Art Camp Open Houses & Reunions

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

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for June, 2021.

Best California Summer Art Day Camps Starting in June, 2021

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

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

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

Best California Summer Art Camp Jobs

Searching for California Art Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Art Camps are now listing their 2021 Summer Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Summer Employment Opportunities" pages.

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

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

Visit Our SOCAPA, School of Creative and Performing Arts Website
1-800-718-2787 
(646) 828-3558

101 Johnson Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201

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

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 13-15; 16-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2020 Dates

New York City, Manhattan 2020:

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

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

Session 3: 3wk: July 19 - Aug 8


New York City, Brooklyn 2020:

Session 1: 2wk: June 28 - July 11

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

Session 3: 2wk: July 19- August 1

Session 4: 1wk: August 2-August 8


Los Angeles, CA 2020:

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

Session 2: 3wk: June 28 - July 18

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

Session 4: 1wk: July 26- August 8


Burlington, VT 2020:

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

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

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

Session 4: 2wk: July 19 - Aug 1

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

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

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SOCAPA School of Creative and Performing Arts

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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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iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18

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

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 6 - 18

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education, with 400,000 alumni since 1999, and 150 prestigious campus locations including Stanford, Caltech, and NYU.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 618

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Art Camps in CA
Offer Day & Overnight Options

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

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YMCA Camp Sequoia Lake
miramonte, CA

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 9 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. YMCA

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

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

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

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership programs.

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

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

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The Playground Acting School
Los Angeles, California

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our The Playground Acting School Video

CAMPER AGES: 6-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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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:
Watch Our Cali Camp Video

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: Music/Band, Tennis, Theater 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 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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp Leaps n Boundz Video

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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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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Summer Acting Camp
La Canada, CA

Visit Our Summer Acting Camp Website
(818) 957-1619
info[AT]summeractingcamp.com
4463 Oak Grove Drive
La Canada, CA 91011

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
2604 Foothill Blvd. Suite C, La Crescenta, CA 91214

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Summer Acting Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: 5 - 15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Technology, and more. Acting, Singing, Tap Dance, Circus Movement, Magic, Swordplay, Tech Design, Improvisation, On-camera Technique.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located on the beautiful campus of La Canada High School near the 210 and the 2 freeway.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our camp takes place in the La Canada Playhouse (at LCHS) which includes a gorgeous, state of the art 500-seat theatre and multiple attached classrooms.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Summer Acting Camp has been L.A.'s most popular and exciting acting camp for over 17 years. Each 3-week session culminates in a performance on the main stage at the La Canada Playhouse.

OTHER CAMP INFO: The Summer Acting Camp is brought to you by the Theatrical Education Group. To find out more about the programs we offer, please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.theatricaleducationgroup.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session One: 6/9/14 - 6/27/14 Session Two: 6/30/14 - 7/18/14 Classes run from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM with FREE before and after care from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM - perfect for working parents! Each 3-week session costs only $650, with many promotions and discounts available. Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.summeractingcamp.com for more information.

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Media Camp B: Television Show Production
Escondido, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 13-17

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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Stage Kids WA
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Stage Kids - WA and CA

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Stage Kids WA Video

CAMPER AGES: 4-15

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Visual Arts Camp A - The Medium is the Message
Escondido, California

Visit Our Visual Arts Camp A - The Medium is the Message Website
(760) 839-4179
rnoland[AT]artcenter.org
340 Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, California 92025

CAMPER AGES: 6-8

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily: 8:30am-11:30am

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: 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:
July 14-18, 8:30am-11:30am
$95 for Center members
$125 for non-members ($100 for second child)

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Camping Unlimited - Camp Krem
Boulder Creek, CA

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Camp Gan Israel- Contra Costa
Danville, CA

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 3 - 12

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

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

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

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Swimming supervised by certified life guards.

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

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

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

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Musical Theater Academy
Escondido, California

Visit Our Musical Theater Academy Website
340 N Escondido Blvd
Escondido, California 92025

CAMPER AGES: Ages: 10 to 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Mon-Fri 10:00am-2:00pm, Showcase July 31 at 7:00pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Rock your Triple Threat (acting, dancing and singing) with this summer intensive academy designed for the true aspiring Musical Theater performer. Participants will be trained in acting/scene study, musical scene study, vocal technique, dance/movement, rehearsal technique, script analysis, and production elements.

Music and lyrics will be approached in a Classic Rock Opera (set in outer space!) from the actor’s point of view, providing a unique learning experience that culminates in a performance. Please note: parents will be required to supplement costumes.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, 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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Wizbots Robotics and Coding Summer Camps
San Jose, CA

Visit Our Wizbots Robotics and Coding Summer Camps Website
(800) 625-2155
info[AT]wizbots.com
Burlingame, San Carlos, Los Altos, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Union City, Pleasanton
San Jose, CA 95123

CAMPER AGES: 8 - 14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Full Day (9am-4pm), Half Day (9am-12pm or 1-4pm),

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The award winning Wizbots Summer Camps combines LEGO® robotics, Java coding, and lots of imagination to provide campers with a fun, applied way to learn Java programming and creative problem-solving. Our unique gamified curriculum instantly draws both novices and more advanced learners into a world of STEM, innovation, engineering, building and coding.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Academics, Computers, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Science, Math, Technology, and more. Robotics, LEGO, Coding, Java Programming

Virtually - Coding, Photography, Drawing, Financial Literacy, Virtual Travel, Public Speaking, Physics, Writing, & More.

Wizbots Robotics and Coding Summer Camps is a Top Art Summer Camp located in San Jose California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Technology, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Fine Arts/Crafts and more. Wizbots Robotics and Coding Summer Camps is a top Art Camp for ages: 8 - 14.
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CAMP LOCATION: As of April 2020, we now also offer virtual camps and classes at Our Camp Website Link: www.wizacademy.com.

For Summer 2020, we have had to close our in-person camps due to COVID-19. We are offering a variety of live, online classes instead at our WizAcademy. WizAcademy offers engaging and fun online courses with live, passionate mentors. Our wide variety of subjects are designed to spark curiosity, deepen knowledge, develop a creative problem-solving mindset and foster a love of learning.

Please visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.wizacademy.com for our full and most up-to-date summer schedule.

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our campers are immersed in a hands-on and collaborative environment that cultivates and celebrates what we at Wizbots refer to as EPIC (Experimental, Persistent, Imaginative, Collaborative) qualities which are key to success. Kids journey through our extensive curriculum in pairs and at their own pace, tackling new project challenges and earning bands of recognition for leveling up. At Wizbots the journey is deep, so campers can join us week after week and always learn something new.

Parents also get to experience the fun as their child's project videos are posted online to see and share! Our camps are led by experienced Mentors with a passion for education and a deep sense of play and fun. Girls and boys, alike, find Wizbots instantly engaging and fun and learn so much during our camp!

Our regular camp is for campers aged 8-14 and our junior camp is open to campers aged 6-7.

To learn more and enroll please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.wizbots.com.

Wizbots combines LEGO® robotics, Java coding, and lots of imagination to provide a unique STEM learning experience for kids ages 8-14. Our Robotics & Coding Camps revolve around robotics so as to instantly engage and provide students with a fun, applied way to learn Java programming and creative problem-solving. Perfect for both novices and advanced campers, they all learn coding, engineering, and design in a hands-on, collaborative environment.

Campers journey through our extensive, gamified curriculum in pairs and at their own pace, tackling new project challenges with each move and earning bands of recognition with each promotion. The journey is deep, so campers can join us week after week and always learn something new. And, parents get to experience all the fun too as their child's project videos are posted online to see and share!

All camps are led by experienced Mentors with a passion for education and a deep sense of play and fun. Girls and boys, alike, find Wizbots instantly engaging, social, and fun!

We offer affordable half day, full day, and extended care options in convenient locations across the Bay Area. We operate year-round through Summer Camps, After School programs, and Birthday Parties. No matter when kids join us, they are always doing something new.

LEARN MORE AND ENROLL AT Our Camp Website Link: www.wizbots.com.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We offer a volunteer Leader-in-Training program for teens at least 14 years of age. Learn more at Our Camp Website Link: wizbots.com

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

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

Wizbots After School Robotics & Coding Labs run at schools all around the Bay Area, and students attend our 90-minute Lab once a week. Learn more and enroll at Our Camp Website Link: www.wizbots.com.

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
We are running week-long online classes from June 8, 2020 through August 14, 2020. The 90-minute classes meet Mondays through Fridays, with options offered throughout the day to fit your schedule.
Learn more at Our Camp Website Link: www.wizacademy.com.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We hire summer camp assistants and offer a Leader-in-Training program for younger teens. Job listings may be found here: Our Camp Website Link: wizbots.com

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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:
Looking for a great summer camp for your kids?
Do we have a summer program for you!
Check out Our JPA Summer Dance Camp

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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Catalina Island Camps
Avalon, California

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

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

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

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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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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San Diego Junior Theatre Performing Arts Camp
San Diego, CA

Visit Our San Diego Junior Theatre Performing Arts Camp Website
619-239-1311
info[AT]juniortheatre.com
Casa Del Prado
1650 El Prado, Suite 208
San Diego, CA 92101

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

CAMPER AGES: K-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, and more. Advanced Performance Camp, Mini Musical Camp

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the heart of Balboa Park next to the Natural History Museum and the Botanical Gardens. Our camps are held in the Casa Del Prado building.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
San Diego Junior Theatre offers 1-2 week camps starting June 10-August 30. Please visit our website for a detailed listing of camp dates, descriptions and pricing: Our Camp Website Link: www.juniortheatre.com

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Camp E.L.K.
Wrightwood, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 5-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): YMCA Orange County

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

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

CAMP LOCATION: Wrightwood, CA

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

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

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial assistance is available

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

October 27th – 29th

Price: $150 per person (ages 3+)

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

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

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

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

Pricing:

$510
Required Deposit: $100
10% Sibling Discount

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

Enrollment is limited to 40 campers.

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

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Mountain Meadow Ranch
Susanville, California

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 7-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): ACA, WAIC

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:

Session A

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

– PREMIUM SESSIONS –
Our 27 day session is summer camping at it’s finest. It is in this longer time frame that the sense of coming together as a camp family is felt the strongest, and there is more time to enjoy all the activities and Out Trips! The Session Break Parties continue in 2020!

Session 1 (4th of July Celebration) Sunday, June 14 – Friday, July 10
Session 2 (4th of July Celebration & Trip to Lassen County Fair)
Sunday, June 28 – Friday, July 24
Session 3 (Trip to Lassen County Fair)
Sunday, July 12 – Friday, August 7


2020 Tuition Rates
Tuition includes everything except travel, medical expenses & spending money.

– STANDARD SESSIONS –
EARLY RATE (August 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019) $3,450.
REGULAR RATE (September 1, 2019 - July 31, 2020) $3,600.

– PREMIUM SESSIONS –
EARLY RATE (August 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019) $6,200.
REGULAR RATE (September 1, 2019 - July 31, 2020) $6,500.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Camp Counselor, Camp Nurse 

For more info visit:
Our Camp Website Link: www.mountainmeadow.com

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Idyllwild Arts Summer Programs
Idyllwild, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 5-adults

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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CAMP EDMO
San Francisco, California

Visit Our CAMP EDMO Website
415-282-6673
info[AT]campedmo.org
2295 Palou Avenue
30 Bay Area + Sacramento Area Locations
San Francisco, California 94134

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

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

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

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

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: We fuel Pre-K-8th-grade campers' curiosity by immersing them in maker-infused art, science, technology, and nature programs. Kids build confidence through new experiences and bolster their compassion through kindness.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Computers, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Science, Technology, and more. 2018 Sessions Include Critter Kingdom, Tiny Techies, Curious Chemists, Roblox Action Academy, Minecraft Code Masters, YouTube Star, Ecology College, & More. Every Camp Day Includes Vibe-tastic Staff, Rallies, Outdoor Rec Games, Team Challenges & -The EDMO Vibe Game.

CAMP EDMO is a Top Art Summer Camp located in San Francisco California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Science, Computers, Academics and more. CAMP EDMO is a top Art Camp for ages: Pre-K through Entering 8th grade.
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CAMP LOCATION: Locations in: San Francisco, Mill Valley, Burlingame, Palo Alto, San Carlos, Alameda, Berkeley, Fremont, Oakland, San Mateo, Los Altos, Cupertino, San Jose, Sacramento, Folsom, Rocklin and Elk Grove!
Our BRAND NEW Locations: Novato, Petaluma and Santa Rosa!

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Summer Camp for The Whole Kid
Camp EDMO™ for Pre-K–8th Graders

At Camp EDMO™, kids develop their creative capacity, unleash their inner scientist and technologist, and plumb the mysteries of the natural world. They lose themselves in STEAM-infused activities designed in concert with experts from brilliant museums. Young people are inspired to accept themselves and others, push their boundaries with confidence and, most importantly, act with real kindness and compassion. Kids grow on lots of levels. This entire experience is the product of the EDMO Method™ we’ve been perfecting since 2004. Your kids will love it, and they’ll learn from it.

Save $40/week until 1/31!
Plus, First-Time Families save $50
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2019 age-targeted sessions include; Critter Kingdom, Tiny Techies, Curious Chemists, Roblox Action Academy, Minecraft Code Masters, YouTube Star, Ecology College, and more. Every camp day includes magnificent staff, rallies, outdoor rec games, team challenges, cheers and —The EDMO Vibe Game™.

Voted Bay Area’s “Best Summer Camp” – 10 years running. Camp runs June-August in 30+ Bay Area and Sacramento Area locations. Dates may vary by location. Optional AM/PM Programs.
Learn more and enroll at campedmo.org.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CAMP EDMO offers LIT programs for 9th grade + students. visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.campedmo.org for more info.

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

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

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

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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: Team Sports, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance 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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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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Spring 2015 Youth Media And Tech Camps
San Diego, California

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

2921 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, California 92104

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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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Camp New Heights
Isla Vista, California

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 9-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

CAMP FACILITIES: The University of California, Santa Barbara campus

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

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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: Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Dance 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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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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Ventura Family YMCA - Sequoia Lake
Visalia , CA

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 9 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Resident Camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Overnight Camp

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

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

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership Program

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

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

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

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CAMPER AGES: 6-18

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

Cupertino
Homestead High School
21370 Homestead Rd
Cupertino, California 95014

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

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

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

Atherton
Encinal School
195 Encinal Ave
Atherton, California 94027

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please find more at Our Camp Website Link: camp.integem.com

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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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Girls Leadership Summer Camps
California Location(s)

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

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

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New Jersey
New York

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Girls Leadership Summer Camps Video

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: A Summer Camp Like No Other

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

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

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

Cate School
1960 Cate Mesa Road Carpinteria, California 93013

Visit GirlsLeadership.org/Summer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Visit Our Camp Website Link: girlsleadership.org

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

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

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

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

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

GIRLS LEADERSHIP DAY CAMPS: Dates TBD

CALIFORNIA

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


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

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

COLORADO

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

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

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

NEW JERSEY

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

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

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

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

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

Summer Program 2018 Openings:

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

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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: Volleyball, Tennis, Weightloss 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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Summer Camps for Children and Teens
Santa Monica, California

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

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

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMPER AGES: Grades 9-12

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 16 - June 29

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

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

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Leadership & Community Service Summer Camp
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Beijing, China

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Leadership & Community Service Summer Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: 14 to 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:

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

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

3. Willing to learn Chinese language

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

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

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

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

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

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

Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.sinolanguage.org for more details.

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Into the Woods
Livermore, CA

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 7 - 17

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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CTC Core Theatre Conservatory
Saratoga, CA

Visit Our CTC Core Theatre Conservatory Website
408-245-2979
Sacred Heart School
13718 Saratoga Ave.
Saratoga, CA 95070

CAMPER AGES: 8+ (students must be age 8 by June 1)

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: CTC's Theatre Conservatory serves hundreds of students each summer at locations in Saratoga, Sunnyvale, and Los Altos.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: California Theatre Center's Core Conservatory is a full-day theatre experience for students with or without prior theatre training. Students work hands-on with CTC's professional teaching artists in acting, movement and voice classes. All students are cast in a play that is performed for the public on the final two days. In this process-based Conservatory, the students also design and build all props, sets, costumes, tickets and programs as they engage in and learn about every aspect of live theatre. Includes 4 tickets to Summer Rep, CTC's professional repertory season of plays.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Tuition: $840
Monday-Friday (not including performance days), 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Saratoga 1: Tues., June 10 – Sat., June 28 at Saratoga High School

Los Altos 1: Mon., June 16 – Thurs., July 3 at Gardner Bullis School, Los Altos Hills

Sunnyvale 1: Mon., June 16 – Thurs., July 3 at The King’s Academy High School

Saratoga 2: Tues., July 1 – Sat., July 19 at Sacred Heart School

Los Altos 2: Tues., July 8 – Sat., July 26 at Gardner Bullis School, Los Altos Hills

Sunnyvale 2: Tues., July 8 – Sat., July 26 at Ellis School

Please visit Our Camp Website Link: ctcinc.org for more information.

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Silver Gan Israel Day Camp
Huntington Beach, CA

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 2 - 12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Project Fashion at USC
Los Angeles, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 12-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Visit our website for more details.

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LVCC Musical Theatre Workshop
Long Beach, California

Visit Our LVCC Musical Theatre Workshop Website
(562) 912-5675
lvccmtw[AT]gmail.com
4515 Sunfield Ave
Long Beach, California 90808

CAMPER AGES: 3-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily Full Day Program: 9am-3pm Daily Half-Day Program: 9am-11:30am OR 12:30pm-3:00pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: LVCCMTW -"Where CREATIVITY and CHARACTER are NURTURED" - In each 5 day session campers participate in the creative aspects of Musical Theatre, preparing for a performance, while building confidence, learning teamwork and making friends.

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: LVCC MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP was born of a passion for helping children discover confidence and learn life skills in the process of creating Musical Theatre. We know that many valuable life skills can be developed in the process of creating ART, especially when the creation process takes place with collaboration.

LVCCMTW is a place where the individual is nurtured, cared about and supported. We believe in positivity and unique expression. We have a "zero-tolerance" policy on negativity. This camp is a place where loving, encouraging, creativity takes place and character building elements are valued and taught. We believe that we are helping to "BUILD BETTER HUMANS THROUGH MUSICAL THEATRE" by focusing on collaboration, acceptance,creativity, respect, friendship, and individual expression. We build these elements into everything we do.

During each one-week session, 120 Campers are divided, by age, into seven groups: Preschool - High School.
Each group spends the week from 9-3 each day attending sessions in ACTING, DANCE, MUSIC, STAGECRAFT and THEATRE ARTS,creating a unique, original Musical Theatre Production for performance at the Friday Night Showcase.

Each age group is joined by trained, experienced, caring counselors who accompany them throughout their day. We believe in personal attention to each camper, therefore we keep our camper to counselor ratio very small. In our preschool 1/2 day program, our ratio is 3 campers to one counselor. This ratio increases only slightly with each age group. Our maximum ratio is in the 9th-10th grade Leadership Training program, where the ratio is only 6:1. We believe that adhering strictly to this ratio allows each camper maximum support for their individual creative expression and gives our staff an opportunity to relate to every camper individually.

Our caring instructors are skilled, educated, and experienced in their craft and have a passion for helping kids discover their skills, talents and self confidence in each of the respective elements of Musical Theatre creation.

Stagecraft: Campers will make (or assist in making) their own sets, props and costumes, using age-level based artistic expression, creative and technical skills.

Dance: Campers will be taught a dance and will learn dance terms and basic dance moves. They will learn or improve their ability to be comfortable with dance and with moving their bodies.

Acting: campers will learn and rehearse their scene for the showcase. As age/ability increases, campers also participate in writing their own lines, some of the scene, or the whole scene.

Music: campers learn the song for their performance. They will focus on basic musical terms and concepts. As age/ability increases, campers participate in solo and small group singing, understanding and performing harmony and lyric writing/music composition skills.

Theatre Arts: Campers gain understanding of the concepts and ideas needed to fully comprehend their scene/character for the performance showcase. As age/ability increases, campers participate in character development, exploration of personal strengths/goals, collaborative creation process.

Preschool/Kinder students attend a 1/2 day camp where some of these classes are combined. All other campers attend full day camp.

9th/10th grade campers also attend child development class and leadership training and function as an instructor assistant for some of the day as part of our Leadership Training Certification Program.

All of our staff are highly trained in positive interaction skills and have a passion for children and for the arts.

LVCCMTW is honored to hear from many parents that their kids look forward to Musical Theatre Workshop every year as the highlight of their summer! We look forward to welcoming your family into our Musical Theatre Workshop Family!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: 9th/10th grade campers also attend child development class and leadership training and function as an instructor assistant for some of the day as part of our Leadership Training Certification Program.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We do have scholarship requests available.

Please contact us at lvccmtw[AT]gmail.com for more information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session 1: Wildest Workshop in the West
June 20-24, 2016

Session 2: Happiest Workshop on Earth
July 11-15, 2016

Session 3: To Workshop and Beyond!
August 8-12, 2016

Please refer to our website Our Camp Website Link: www.lvccmtw.com for our pricing and enrollment process.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We have C.I.T. and Counselor positions available for ages 16 and up.

Our application and details are all on our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.lvccmtw.com OR you can email us for more information at lvccmtw[AT]gmail.com.

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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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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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Go Girls! Camp
5 Bay Area Locations, CA

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

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

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

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

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

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

Go Girls! Camp is a Top Art Summer Camp located in 5 Bay Area Locations California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Music/Band, Theater, Dance 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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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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California Location(s)

Visit Our American Dance Training Camps Website
866-383-ADTC (2382)
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Stratton Mountain School
One World Cup Circle
Stratton Mountain, Vermont 05155

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

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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We offer hometown camps & custom choreography for school groups and dance studios.
Dance Choreography, at: Our Camp Website Link: www.americandancetrainingcamp.com
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We also have a large digital video library of choreography, at:
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CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
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Edgemar Center of the Arts Kids and Teens Summer Camps
Santa Monica, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 7-12 and 13-17

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Amplify Sleep Away Camp For Girls
Ojai, California

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

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CAMPER AGES: 10-17 year s old

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Girls Only

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Girls Rock Camp 

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Amplify Sleep Away Camp is an overnight summer camp for girls ages 10 - 16, located in Ojai, California, less than 2 hours northeast of Los Angeles in the gorgeous Topatopa Mountains.Amplify Sleep Away Camp is listed as one of 10 Most Amazing Sleep Away Camps for Girls in the U.S. Amplify Sleep Away Camp offers six different creative art tracks each week: Rock Band, Music Production and Engineering, DJ, Journalism and Creative Writing, Coding, & Photography and Film Making.

Camp runs Sunday - Saturday. Transportation to and from LAX Airport provided for campers coming from around the globe.

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY | ALL EQUIPMENT PROVIDED

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Music/Band, Technology, Swimming, Travel, and more. For Girls Staying Multiple Sessions We Offer Free Weekend Day Trips To Various CA Destinations Such As : Surf & Beach Day, Magic Mountain Theme Park, Hurricane Harbor Water Park & More.

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

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:

What are the different tracks to choose from?

Amplify Sleep Away Camp offers three different tracks:

The Music Track: Learn an instrument (vocals, guitar, bass, drums, or keys), form a band, write an original song, and perform to a sold out crowd of friends and family)

The Photography and Film Making Track: Girls learn extensive photography and film making skills. Highlights include filming and directing a music video and learning photo editing Each student will have an opportunity to have their piece published online and to start building a professional portfolio.

DJ Track: This introductory Track is the best starting point for anyone who is just beginning to learn about DJing. Skills learned include: Understanding the DJ station, the individual components of a DJ rig, and their functions during the mix performance, How to set up and organize your performance space so you can learn clutter-free, and Basic music theory for DJs and understanding common musical structures for DJ music styles.

Music Production and Engineering : Learn about the music production process—including recording, editing, and mixing—and the tools available to you to create contemporary music on your computer. We will explore setting up a recording studio, working in Pro Tools, creating beat sequences, working with MIDI tracks, and more.

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

NEW 2019 The Coding Track: Learn basic to advanced coding. Projects focus on art, storytelling, website and app design.

These tracks will be your campers concentration for the week. We highly encourage our campers to stay over multiple weeks. They can choose to stick with their concentration all weeks enrolled or choose new tracks each week. The majority of our kids stay with us for at least 2 weeks. Each day the campers also have 2 elective blocks where they choose from fun activities such as: swimming, film making, hiking, arts and crafts, and more.

Music LESSONS

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

BAND PRACTICE

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

WORKSHOPS

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

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

LUNCHTIME PERFORMANCES

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

FINAL SHOWCASE

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

THE FACILITY

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

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

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

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

Learn more here Our Camp Website Link: www.girlsrocksb.org

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer limited financial aid Our Camp Website Link: www.girlsrocksb.org

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

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Learn about all our year round programming here Our Camp Website Link: www.girlsrocksb.org

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Click here for dates and rates Our Camp Website Link: www.girlsrocksb.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are always looking for incredible and dedicated staff. To apply please follow this link Our Camp Website Link: www.girlsrocksb.org

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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

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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 Saint Francis
Camp Meeker, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 8-13

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Camp Fees:

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

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

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

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

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Ignite Learning Academy Virtual Summer Camp
Online Camp

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

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CAMPER AGES: 3-17, depending on camp

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
CAMP COUNSELOR JOB DESCRIPTION

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

QUALIFICATIONS

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

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

JOB REQUIREMENTS

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

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

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

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

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

TO APPLY:
Our Camp Website Link: paliadventures.com

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

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Mariposa Day Camp
Altadena, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: Grades K-6

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Girl Scouts

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 9-12

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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The Acting Academy
Escondido, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 12 to 18

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

More information at Our Camp Website Link: artcenter.org

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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: Fine Arts/Crafts, Swimming, Travel 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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Camp JCA Shalom
California Location(s)

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp JCA Shalom Video

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

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

TASC : California Kibbutz -
(entering 11th grades)

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

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

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

All Teen Leadership Programs:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Camp JCA Shalom is an independent non-profit organization,

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

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

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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: