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Fall Art Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in California are Starting in September, 2020

Many of our California Art Camps offer Fall Art Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in September, 2020.

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

Fall 2020-21 Art Camp Open Houses & Reunions

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

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for September, 2020.

Best California Fall Art Day Camps Starting in September, 2020

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

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

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

Best California Fall Art Camp Jobs

Searching for California Art Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Art Camps are now listing their 2020-21 Fall Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Fall Employment Opportunities" pages.

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Fall 2020 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:
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CAMPER AGES: 13-15; 16-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

SOCAPA, School of Creative and Performing Arts is a Top Art Summer Camp located in Brooklyn California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Theater, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Musical 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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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:
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CAMPER AGES: 6 - 18

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

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

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

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

iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 is a Top Art Summer Camp located in  California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Math, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Science 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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Fei Tian CA's Summer Arts and Culture
San Francisco, California

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 6 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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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, Music/Band, Technology 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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Leadership & Community Service Summer Camp
California Location(s)

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(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:
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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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Go Girls! Camp
5 Bay Area Locations, CA

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

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

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Camp JCA Shalom
California Location(s)

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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

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

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

TASC : California Kibbutz -
(entering 11th grades)

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

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

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

All Teen Leadership Programs:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Camp JCA Shalom is an independent non-profit organization,

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

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

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Camp ArtSeen
Guerneville, California

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: Adult

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

More workshops to be announced.

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

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

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

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Make a Movie Camp
Santa Monica, California

Visit Our Make a Movie Camp Website
310-392-0815
310-392-3666

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

CAMPER AGES: 7-12 & 13-17

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

*A different film is made each week.
$50 dollar discount when you enroll with a friend. $50 dollar discounts when enrolling for multiple weeks.
Weekly Summer Camp Sessions Starting June 27th - August 22nd, Monday thru Friday 9am-3pm.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

We offer Acting|Improvisation|Auditioning for Film|Musical theater classes & Summer Film|Acting|Musical theater Camps that stimulate and encourage students of all ages and experience levels.

Whether the student is interested in a career as a professional actor, or just expanding his/her imagination, our acting classes will give students a safe and comfortable space to be creative and think outside of the box.

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

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

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

$535

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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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Young Actors' Theatre Camp
Ben Lomond, California

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

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 8-18

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

July-August: Summer Camp Programs

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Summer 2020 Session Dates
Session 1: July 5-14th Full Price $2991
Session 2: July 16-25th Full Price $2992
Session Awesome July 5-25th Full Price $5995
Session 3: August 2-8th Full Price $2593
Session 4 August 2-11th Full Price $2994
Our Camp Website Link: www.campyatc.com

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

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Art Day Camp
Newbury Park, California

Visit Our Art Day Camp Website
info[AT]arttrek.org
703 Rancho Conejo Blvd
Newbury Park, California 91320

CAMPER AGES: 7 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Weekdays, 8:00am-5:30pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Join Art Trek for Day Camp!

Friday, February 12th & Monday, February 15th

*Please pack a lunch. :) All Students are welcome to join us for a lunch break between 12:30-1:00pm.

Our art studio space is your art studio space to be creative, inventive and make new friends. Draw, paint, sculpt, journal, write poetry, play music, explore drama, etc. Bring your musical instruments!

Give us a call or visit our website for more information!

(805) 499-1700 or Our Camp Website Link: www.arttrek.org

Art Trek is a 501 (c)(3) Nonprofit Organization

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located off the 101 freeway in Newbury Park, CA. If you exit Rancho Conejo blvd. and make your way towards Amgen. We are on the left hand side of the road just past Hillcrest dr. (next to All-Star Athletics!).

CAMP FACILITIES: We have a 12,000 square foot warehouse full of art to inspire campers to create their own works of art!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
February 12th and February 15th

Morning Class 8:00am-12:30pm $35.00
Art in the Afternoon 1:00pm-5:30pm $35.00
All Day 8:00am-5:30pm $65.00

Staying All Day? Bring a sack lunch for 12:30 break!

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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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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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Skylake Yosemite Camp
Wishon, California

Visit Our Skylake Yosemite Camp Website
559 642-3720
jeff[AT]skylake.com
office[AT]skylake.com
37976 Road 222 Box 25
Wishon, California 93669

CAMPER AGES: 7-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Skylake Yosemite Camp is a west coast camp in an east coast tradition. Located on Bass Lake in a pine forest close to Yosemite. 70 years of tradition with full range of program, great food, small rustic cabins, and caring carefully chosen college counselors. Charter bus service provided from San Francisco and Los Angeles areas.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Theater, Music/Band, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Skylake is located in the Sierra National Forest equal distance, approximately a four drive, from Los Angeles and San Francisco. The camp has a large private dock on Bass Lake and access to the entire national forest.

CAMP FACILITIES: Skylake's secret to success is its small cabin groups. "Boys' camp" and "Girl's Camp" each with their own 16 rustic cabins is where the Skylake spirit is born. The 6500 square foot lodge, dining hall and lakeside porch is a center of activity. Tennis courts, sand volleyball, climbing wall, campfire circle, private docks on Bass Lake all provide a complete camp experience.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: *Skylake staff are all college students with First Aid and CPR certifications.
*Skylake is family owned and operated with the same director since 1995.
*Skylake is a proud founding member of the Western Association of Independent camps and of the American Camp Association.
*Skylake is celebrating its 71st season in 2015
*Skylake is a camp that provides significant "space" to its campers to allow the best opportunity for personal growth

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Campers that have completed the 9th grade are eligible to apply for the Skylake "Camper In Leadership Training Program." Successful completion of this program may lead to invitation to return for the CILT II summer.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Skylake operates a Family Camp for a number of weeks prior to the children' camp sessions and again in the fall after children' camp concludes.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Skylake sessions run a minimum of two weeks. Sessions normally commence in the middle of June and conclude in the middle of August

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J-Camp
Palo Alto, CA

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

CAMPER AGES: K-12

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): JCC

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Cal Youth Camps
Berkeley, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 5-17

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

Cal Youth Camps is a Top Art Summer Camp located in Berkeley California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Martial Arts, Waterfront/Aquatics, Fine Arts/Crafts 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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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:
Watch Our Camp Gan Israel- Contra Costa Video

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: Martial Arts, Dance, Fine Arts/Crafts 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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Theater Camp: Introduction to Acting
Escondido, California

Visit Our Theater Camp: Introduction to Acting Website
(800) 988-4253
340 N Escondido Blvd
Escondido, California 92025

CAMPER AGES: 9-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. July 7-11, 2014, 8:30am-11:30am

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: Have you ever dreamed of being on stage? Would you like to learn how to act? If so, join us for an introduction to acting! Through improvisation and character study you will learn how to create believable characters. You’ll learn to use your voice, body, expressions and imagination to take the character off of the page and onto the stage. Then show off your new skill in a performance for your family and friends.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Phone #: (800) 988-4253
Website: Our Camp Website Link: www.artcenter.org

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Date: July 7-11, 2014
Time: 8:30am-11:30am
Tickets: $95-125

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: What is a typical day like?

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

Rehearsals for your Final Performance

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

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

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

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

Payment plans are available upon request.

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

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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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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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American Dance Training Camps
California Location(s)

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

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our American Dance Training Camps Video

CAMPER AGES: 8 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Road Less Traveled
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Tanzania, Thailand, Vietnam, Bonaire, Belize, Costa Rica, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Azores, Scotland, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Michigan, New Orleans, Wyoming, New Zealand, Ecuador and the Galapagos

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our The Road Less Traveled Video

CAMPER AGES: 11-17 (approximately)

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit our Program Chart to see all trips, dates, and prices: Our Camp Website Link: www.theroadlesstraveled.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Trip Leader/Co-Leader

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Funky Divas & Dudes Popstar Camp
Santa Monica, California

Visit Our Funky Divas & Dudes Popstar Camp Website
310-838-8387
info[AT]funkydivasanddudes.com
Santa Monica, California 90405

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1302 Ocean Park Blvd. #E
Santa Monica, CA 90405

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 4- 10

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Rock out this summer with the Funky Divas & Dudes! Campers will engage in unique specialized activities that encourage self-confidence, social skills, physical health and using their imagination. Dress up in Popstar clothes and make Rockin’ Music Videos! Other activities include: Dance Classes, Fairytale Theatre, TV Commercials, Acting, Games, Face Painting, Arts & Crafts, Theme Days, Beach Play (Santa Monica camp) and More! All campers receive a camp t-shirt and rockin’ video of the weeks performances!

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

Funky Divas & Dudes Popstar Camp is a Top Art Summer Camp located in Santa Monica California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Cheerleading, Theater, Dance and more. Funky Divas & Dudes Popstar Camp is a top Art Camp for ages: 4- 10.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located at Joslyn Park Auditorium in Santa Monica, CA. Other camp locations include: Iverbe Dance Camp (Culver City & Pacific Palisades), Summer at Village School (Pacific Palisades), The Summer Institute at CEE (West Hollywood), and City of Santa Monica. Enrollments for these other camps are not done through FD&D. See website for dates & locations.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp is held in the Auditorium with access to an outdoor playground.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Great for Girls & Boys ages 4-10 years old. Camp is located in Santa Monica, or have your own private camp in your yard! Check out our other camps in you neighborhood too! Iverbe Dance Camp (Culver City & Palisades), Summer at Village School (Palisades), Summer Institute at CEE (West Hollywood), and City of Santa Monica.

Have your next rockin' birthday party with the Funky Divas & Dudes too!

Watch our camp video at Our Camp Website Link: youtu.be.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT programs available for ages 10+ at a discounted rate, or for school credit (based on age). Must show good leadership skills and great attitude. Must be interviewed and approved.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Be the STAR of your next party! Parties for ALL AGES! Funky Divas & Dudes have created a magical world where children can let their personalities shine! Choose your party theme: Popstar, Princess, Frozen Princess, Fashion Show, Breakdance, Music Video, Pajama & More! Our parties include: Glitter Make-up, Cheek Art, Hair Color, personalized Dance Routine, Games, Prizes & Giveaways for all to keep. You provide the venue and food, and let us do the rest!

Spring Break & Winter Camps available.

We also offer After-school Enrichment Dance Classes and private Dance instruction, taught by industry professionals!

OTHER CAMP INFO: Funky Divas & Dudes have been ROCKIN Los Angeles since 2002! We have a high counselor to camper ratio, giving the campers the benefit of individual attention. Highly trained camp counselors & skilled professional dancers on site daily. Healthy meal plans will be available. We offer sibling discounts. Inquire about Early Bird discount when you enroll online before May 20!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Joslyn Park Auditorium
633 Kensington Rd. Santa Monica, CA 90405
July 17- August 11 (4, one-week sessions)
Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm
Weekly Rate: $385

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Broadway Gymnastic School Summer Camps
Los Angeles, California

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Special Education Summer Camps Available

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

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

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

CAMP LOCATION: Our Camp Website Link: broadwaygym.com

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

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

CAMP FACILITIES: MODERN FACILITY: Broadway Gymnastic School is a stateof-the-art gymnastics and children’s fitness facility offering all equipment used in the Olympics as well as trampolines, mini tramp, tumble trak, creative obstacle courses and the zip-line (a favorite among our campers). We also have an activity room, lunch room, arts & crafts room, dance studio and free wi-fi.

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

ACTIVITIES/TRIPS: Gymnastics is the foundation of our 2015 fitness day camp activities. Ball sports, swimming, arts and crafts, drama, music and dance round out the curriculum. We are also known for our educational field trips: Kid Concepts, Whale Watching, Sky Zone, Aquarium of the Pacific, California Science Center and Adventureplex.

Dance, music, art and science activities are scheduled throughout the summer. Campers get the chance to try new activities, discover new talents and gain confidence in themselves. Other special themed days include Bring- A-Friend Day, Karaoke, bounce houses, zip-lining, plus Water Days filled with water balloon activities and swimming adventures. At the end of each week BGS will host a Friday Night Traffic Jam Party from 3-3:30pm!

EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS: Your child’s day will begin with gymnastics. Our training emphasizes the educational as well as the physical benefits of gymnastics such as concentration, self-discipline, psychological and emotional development, social adjustment and artistic expression. Positive feedback is constantly given so the camper not only develops good physical functioning of the body, but also gains self-confidence, self-respect, grace and poise. A customized curriculum has been designed for campers with special needs.

STAFF: The staff is headed by Broadway Gymnastic School Owners and Directors, Michael & Mary Cates and Facilities Manager & Camp Supervisor J.T. Moyé. Camp programs designed by the Cates are applauded by parents for the educational benefits, safety standards and enjoyment their children receive during the program. J.T. has been an integral part of the Camp program for many years, he has a B.F.A. in Acting from the University of Connecticut and has had an accomplished career in the Theatre on Broadway.

Camp staff have backgrounds in child development, physical education, psychology and recreation as well as gymnastics. All staff are first aid & USAG certified. Broadway’s first rate staff & our commitment to our students makes certain all campers get the most out of each day!

COMPETITIVE TRAINING: An innovative summer training program has been designed for our pre-competitive and competitive gymnasts. World-class coaches train boys and girls for all levels of competition. Videotaping, dance and gymnastic related outings are planned for enrichment and cross training. We welcome competitive gymnasts who are vacationing in Los Angeles to join us.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We created our Coach in Training (CIT) program for children ages 10-15 years as a way to transition older campers. It is an excellent opportunity for campers to gain valuable work experience and foster responsibility.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Our spectacular gymnastics and sports camp incorporates exercise and education into a fun-filled day program. Gymnastics paired with other sports as well as art, drama, fieldtrips, and swimming ensures children will get the most out of each day. Camp begins at 9am and is filled with an exciting array of activities to captivate all ages until the camper goes home at 12:30 or 3pm. We offer flexible scheduling as well as before (8am-9am) and aftercare (3pm-5:30pm) for youth campers.

Youth Camp
Ages: 5-12
Hours: 9am-3pm

Kinder Camp
Ages 3½-5
Hours: 9am-12:30pm

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We have been "helping children grow" since 1979. There is a place for everyone at BGS, whether your child wants to learn a new sport, stay in shape, has special needs or hopes to become an Olympic competitor. Known for our safe and nurturing environment, our instructors are caring professionals trained to encourage your child to have fun while participating in our motivating gymnastic program.

Our 29,000 sq. ft. facility offers you dynamic gymnastic classes, spectacular birthday parties, memorable camps and much more all year long. As educators in special education and gymnastics for over 30 years, our personal care and involvement will ensure that your child receives a positive and productive experience.

Health and fitness is the gift of life and Broadway Gymnastic School welcomes you to enjoy our facility and the sport of gymnastics. All our programs are educationally based and we offer a wide variety of physical education services. Please contact our office for more information. Our staff will be happy to assist you. Thank you for choosing the best gym for children in LA! (KNBC News)

OTHER CAMP INFO: Our Camp Website Link: www.broadwaygym.com

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

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:

COACH IN TRAINING PROGRAM
We created our Coach in Training (CIT) program for children ages 10-15 years as a way to transition older campers. It is an excellent opportunity for campers to gain valuable work experience and foster responsibility.

For employment info please visit: Our Camp Website Link: broadwaygym.com.

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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:
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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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Jensen Performing Arts Summer Dance Camp
Milpitas, CA

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

CAMPER AGES: 1 - 12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: More than 40 years of educating dancers in Milpitas and surrounding communities. Our camps are designed to share the love of dance and body movement to children ages 1 to 12. A 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 camp experience.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, 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: All studios are equipped with raised gym style wood Floors which help reduce the risk of injuries and allow students to dance longer without getting tired. Outstanding, well qualified teaching staff. 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. All studios have viewing windows for parent observation without disrupting the class

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: CLASS - HIP HOP - URBAN DANCE CAMP - 5-9 YRS -TUE. 4:30-5:15 PM 7/14-8/4 - Explore different styles of hip-hop, funk, and pop. Learn latest dance trends and old school moves. Practice grooving with current artists and legends to develop musicality. Includes conditioning to improve strength and to get the heart rate going.

CLASS - Rec Ballet 1 - Mon. & Wed. 4:30-5:15 4-7 yrs. 7/13-8/5 -
This beginning level ballet class will be taught in a traditional and fun manner. Children will learn the fundamentals of ballet. They will incorporate the barre and center floor combinations as well as stretching and building body strength. The class is structured to allow young dancers to explore and appreciate the world of dance.

CLASS - Rec. Groov 3 Adults Tues. 7:00-8:00 PM 7/14-8/4 - GROOV3 is the latest blood-pulsing, beat-dropping, bass-pumping dance class from LA. We're fitness out-of-the-box — where you DANCE, SWEAT, & LIVE far beyond your workout. Our mission is to inspire change and build a global community through the power of dance, supporting the idea that dance should be accessible to all.

CLASS - Rec Floor Gym 7-12yrs. Thurs 5:15-6:00 PM 7/16-8/6 - This class is for both beginners and advanced beginners. Students will be taught rolls, cartwheels, handstands, round-offs, and backbends as they progress in each skill.

CLASS - Rec Gymsters 3.5 - 7 yrs. Thurs. 4:30-5:15 pm - 7/16-8/6 - Participants 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.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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.

Ballet Level 1 = This beginning level ballet class will be taught in a traditional and fun manner. Children will learn the fundamentals of ballet. They will incorporate the barre and center floor combinations as well as stretching and building body strength.

Summer Ballet Intensives = Class size is limited. First, come basis. Based on your current level of class. Gymsters begin to develop coordination and body awareness in this class. Emphasis is on learning in a fun and challenging environment. A balance beam and tumbling skills will be introduced.

Floor Gym is for both beginners and advanced beginners. Students will be taught rolls, cartwheels, handstands, round-offs, and backbends as they progress in each skill. A balance beam will be introduced.

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. 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!" Jensen School for the Performing Arts 1491 No. Milpitas Blvd. Milpitas 408 262-0770

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Hope Musical Theatre
Palo Alto, CA

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 5 - 16

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Acting and Improvisation Camp
Santa Monica, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 7-12 & 13-17

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

VOICE INTENSIVE: Vocal and speech exercises.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, and more.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

$535

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Steve & Kate's Camp
California Location(s)

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

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

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Video Production Academy
Escondido, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 10-16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Abbey Road Programs
California Location(s)

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

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

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 14-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

Our Camp Website Link: www.goabbeyroad.com

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

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Guitar Workshop Plus
California Location(s)
Canada

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California
Tennessee
Washington

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Guitar Workshop Plus Video

CAMPER AGES: 11 through Adult

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships available.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2017 Summer Session Dates:

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

Visit Our Camp Website Link: GuitarWorkshopPlus.com for more information.

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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:
Watch Our Jam Camp West Video

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, Swimming, Music/Band 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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Wizbots Robotics and Coding Summer Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our Wizbots Robotics and Coding Summer Camps Website
(800) 625-2155
info[AT]wizbots.com
Many San Francisco Bay Area Locations
San Jose, CA 95123

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
As of April 2020, we now also offer virtual camps and classes at Our Camp Website Link: www.wizacademy.com.

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: Science, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Academics and more. Wizbots Robotics and Coding Summer Camps is a top Art Camp for ages: 8 - 14.
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CAMP LOCATION: 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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Camp del Corazon
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Howland's Landing
Catalina, CA

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp del Corazon Video

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Shane Weight Loss & Fitness Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our Shane Weight Loss & Fitness Camps Website
914-271-4141
office[AT]campshane.com
302 Harris Road
Ferndale, New York 12734

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
New York, Arizona, California, Georgia, Texas, Wisconsin

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
134 Teatown Road Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Shane Weight Loss & Fitness Camps Video

CAMPER AGES: 7-25

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Residential.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Shane is the premiere weight loss camp for kids, teens and young adults worldwide. Family run since 1968, we help our campers learn how to live healthy. We combine all the fun of traditional summer camps plus the benefits of weight loss, enhanced fitness and self esteem with superb, proven results. Our program is highly supervised and offers delicious, portion controlled meals made with healthy, whole foods – camper tested and approved!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Weight Loss. Food Allergies. Vegetarian. Kosher. Gluten Free.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Computers, Dance, Theater, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Weightloss, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Team Sports, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Nutrition Classes. Healthy Cooking Classes. Fitness Classes.

Shane Weight Loss & Fitness Camps is a Top Art Summer Camp located in Ferndale California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Waterfront/Aquatics, Swimming, Weightloss and more. Shane Weight Loss & Fitness Camps is a top Art Camp for ages: 7-25.
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CAMP LOCATION: New York: 100 acres in the beautiful Catskill Mountains. Rolling hills, forested, hilly, green, warm days and cool nights.

All other locations: held at private schools or universities with varying climates and amenities.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp Shane New York is located on 120 acres just 2 hours north of New York City in the beautiful Catskill Mountains. 10 minutes from the 600,000 acre Catskill Forest Preserve. Lush playing fields, world-famous forests and extensive facilities. Superb climate; comfortable days, cool nights and mornings. Perfect for outdoor activities.

Unsurpassed custom-designed facilities uniquely offered only in New York such as our go cart track, dune buggie off-road course, rope course, and on-site river with multiple whirlpools and waterfalls. Lakefront Adventure Center on our 9 mile long stunning lakefront property near camp featuring water-skiing, tubing, banana boats and Jet Ski rides. We are the only weight loss in camp in the world that owns its own camp grounds, your assurance of quality.

We run an awesome, exciting and fun camp, a program loaded with hilarious and fun activities that our creative staff created from scratch. And you will not find them at other camps.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our caring, fun, and nurturing counselors help provide a wonderful environment for our campers. Our focus is on fun as much as on weight loss. Our goal is to have your camper leave armed with the knowledge to continue maintaining their weight loss goals. We offer three, six and nine week sessions throughout the summer with available weekly extensions.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Limited Tuition Assistance is available for families in financial need.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Other Camp Locations:

ARIZONA: Camp Shane Arizona located at the naturally beautiful Orme School with 360 degree views of distant mesas and mountains boasting 19th century ranch buildings is truly a place to laugh, learn and lose weight. At an elevation of 4000 feet the climate is remarkably ideal without the intense heat of southern Arizona. This camp is unique in that it offers 25,000 acres for horseback riding as well as the facility offers climate controlled indoor gymnasiums, green playing fields and lawns and a beautiful outdoor pool. Campers ranging in age from 8 – 18 can take advantage of two, four or six week sessions at an affordable price. Your camper will experience a life change they will never forget.

CALIFORNIA: At Camp Shane California you will enjoy the breathtaking 225 acre California Lutheran University campus situated between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. With a climate controlled state of the art fitness center, a variety of outdoor sporting facilities, a huge aquatic center and 6 brand new tennis courts Camp Shane California will transform your camper’s life. Our focus is always on having fun combined with a balance of fitness and nutrition for a truly life-changing experience. We offer two, four and six week sessions that are sure to meet your budgetary needs. With our proven program your camper is guaranteed to lose weight and gain a healthy outlook to last a lifetime.

GEORGIA: Camp Shane Georgia’s campus is located at Emmanuel College in northeast Georgia in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. An hour and a half drive from Atlanta, Georgia it's a quiet and safe setting on 200 acres. All facilities air-conditioned and it boasts an indoor 9-lane collegiate size pool, Aquatic Center, 4000 Sq.ft. air-conditioned Fitness Center with state of the art wellness equipment, fabulous new dormitories, quad style with one or two campers sharing a bathroom. Minutes from Georgia state parks, river activities, and Lake Hartwell. It's a wonderful place to experience summer fun while learning about nutrition, healthy cooking and fitness.

TEXAS: Camp Shane Texas is set on a lovely 83-acre, beautifully landscaped and wooded campus with attractive and well kept facilities in gorgeous Texas Hill Country setting. Dormitories are modern with custom furniture, granite bathroom counter tops and polished concrete floors. All sport facilities, dorms and classrooms are air conditioned. There is an outdoor classroom, garden, orchard, chicken coop, and miles of nature trails as well as a state-of-the-art weight room, fitness center, multi-purpose room, two gymnasiums and a new indoor swimming pool. Wholesome and nutritious Shane approved healthy menu prepared on-site. We are not a fat camp nor are we a boot camp. We combine all the fun of traditional summer camp with the benefits of weight loss.

WISCONSIN: Camp Shane Wisconsin is set on 80 acres, located off the shore of Lake Michigan. Dorms are newly constructed, modern and fully air-conditioned. There is an extensive, state of the art, multi-million-dollar fitness center and large grass playing fields to run fun fitness activities outdoors. The property also boasts an Olympic size indoor swimming pool – great for water exercise. Extensive walking paths on the grounds allow for easy exercise and a scenic river runs through the campus which is suitable for kayaking. Campers can relax in a beautiful, modern lounge and use the theatre for performance arts activities and to watch movies. Our program features our healthy yet delicious portion controlled foods.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2017 Session Dates

Arizona - 2 Week Session Dates

Session 1: June 11 - June 25, 2017
Session 2: June 25 - July 9, 2017
Session 3: July 9 - July 23, 2017

California - 2 Week Session Dates

Session 1: June 17 - July 1, 2017
Session 2: July 1 - July 15, 2017
Session 3: July 15 - July 29, 2017

Georgia - 2 Week Session Dates

Session 1: June 10 - June 24, 2017
Session 2: June 24 - July 8, 2017
Session 3: July 8 - July 22, 2017

New York

Session 1: June 21 - July 10, 2017: 3 weeks
Session 2: June 21 - July 31, 2017: 6 weeks
Session 3: June 21 - August 19, 2017: 9 weeks
Session 4: July 10 - August 19, 2017: 6 weeks
Session 5: July 31 - August 19, 2017: 3 weeks

Texas - 2 Week Session Dates

Session 1: June 10 - June 24, 2017
Session 2: June 24 - July 8, 2017
Session 3: July 8 - July 22, 2017

Wisconsin - 2 Week Session Dates

Session 1: June 10 - June 24, 2017
Session 2: June 24 - July 8, 2017
Session 3: July 8 - July 22, 2017

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Directors, head staff, counselors, photographers, videographers, office support, nutrition instructors and many more. See complete job details, at: Our Camp Website Link: www.campshane.com.

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Summer Adventures at Rancho Los Cerritos
Long Beach, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 6-11

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:

Weekdays, 10 AM - 2 PM. 3 sessions:

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

$90 per child per week.

Download the application at:
Our Camp Website Link: rancholoscerritos.org

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

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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 2020 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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Lasting Adventures, Inc.
Yosemite National Park, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 11-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Cali Camp
Topanga, CA

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 3 to 15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

Cali Camp is a Top Art Summer Camp located in Topanga California offering many fun and educational Art and other activities, including: Martial Arts, Basketball, Soccer 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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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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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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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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Groundlings Teen Improv Camps
Los Angeles, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 11-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, and more.

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Los Gatos Youth Theatre - Theater Camps
Los Gatos, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 6-13

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

One-Week Workshop Camps - June 8- July 17

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

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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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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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Spring 2015 Youth Media And Tech Camps
San Diego, California

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

2921 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, California 92104

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

CAMPER AGES: 6-13

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

COST:
$195 Members / $225 General

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Camp Woolman
Nevada City, CA

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

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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 17

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Quaker

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Kennolyn Camps
Soquel, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 1st through 9th graders

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

CAMP FACILITIES: Please see our website for more information.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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:
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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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Fitness by the Sea
Santa Monica, California

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Fitness by the Sea Video

CAMPER AGES: 4-14

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Camp Doodles
California Location(s)

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

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

- Communication with adults and peers in a professional manner

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Girls Leadership Summer Camps
California Location(s)

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

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California
Colorado
New Jersey
New York

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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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: Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance 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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URJ Camp Newman
Santa Rosa, California

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our URJ Camp Newman Video

CAMPER AGES: Grade 3-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Avodah
11th Grade

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

Counselor in Training (CIT)
12th Grade

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

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

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

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

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

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

More info: Our Camp Website Link: campnewman.org

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Fowler Museum Kids MUSE Summer Camp
Los Angeles, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 6-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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Fox Mountain Adventures
Santa Ysabel, California

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

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Fox Mountain Adventures Video

CAMPER AGES: 10-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Hillbarn Theatre Conservatory
Foster City, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 4-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Evening performances

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We provide scholarships by application

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

All camps conclude with live theatrical performances on our mainstage.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:

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

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

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

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

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

** aftercare until 5:30pm will be offered

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

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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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Breaking Barriers Holiday Respite Camp
Hayward, California

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

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 5-15

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: RCEB Funding available

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

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

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2020 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 8 to 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Overnight

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership Program.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp.

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

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

Our Camp Website Link: www.highsierracamp.com