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Over 124 California Sleepaway Summer Camps Listed Below with In-Depth Camp Info, including: Videos, Photos, Maps & Detailed Descriptions


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Spring & Spring Break Sleepaway Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in California are Starting in April, 2021

Many of our California Sleepaway Camps offer Spring & Spring Break Sleepaway Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in April, 2021.

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

Spring & Spring Break 2021 Sleepaway Camp Open Houses & Reunions

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

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

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

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

Best California Spring & Spring Break Sleepaway Camp Jobs

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

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Spring & Spring Break COVID-19 Update, Please Read: Many Sleepaway 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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FEATURED SLEEPAWAY CAMP

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

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

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

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Camp Pillsbury
Owatonna, Minnesota
507-214-2200

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

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

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iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18

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

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 6 - 18

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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California Sleepaway Camps

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


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

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

101 Johnson Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201

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

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 13-15; 16-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

SOCAPA, School of Creative and Performing Arts is a Top Sleepaway Summer Camp located in Brooklyn California offering many fun and educational Sleepaway and other activities, including: Dance, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Music/Band and more. SOCAPA, School of Creative and Performing Arts is a top Sleepaway 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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Sleepaway Camps in CA
Offer Day Camps, Too

Some California Sleepaway Camps offer Day Camp Programs, too. Be sure to check each camp's description under "TYPE OF CAMP" for complete information, and exact hours of any day camping options.

If day camping is offered, some California Camps will also offer Extended Camp Hours for Early Camper Drop-Off and Pick Up. If you need these services, you should contact the camp to confirm availability.


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Star League Summer Computer Science Camps
Cupertino, CA

Visit Our Star League Summer Computer Science Camps Website
949-502-8567
registration[AT]starleague.us
Multiple Locations
Irvine, Cupertino and Foster City
Cupertino, CA 95014

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
4040 Barranca Pkwy
Ste 215
Irvine, CA 92604

CAMPER AGES: 12-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Weekdays; 3-weeks; 9am-5pm;

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Each day consists of four 90-minute meetings. Students are introduced background mathematics, algorithms, relevant strategies, and then guided to solve challenging problems related to these main topics. They will also take part in practice individual and/or team exams during the program. Residential students have also evening and weekend study times.

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

CAMP LOCATION: Star League Summer Computer Science Camp is a unique opportunity for interested and talented students to improve their Computer Science skills during summer, where students are guided and trained by an expert faculty via utilizing national and international competitions in a fun and challenging environment. It is a day camp which consists of intensive lectures, practice sessions, USACO mock exams and fun activities.

CAMP FACILITIES: This is a day and residential camp for interested students.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Levels: There will be four levels at the camp: Programming, USACO Bronze, USACO Silver, and USACO Gold. During the camp, adjustments can be made to the level (depending on space availability) if faculty and student agree that a different level would be more beneficial to the student. Maximum capacity for each class is 16. Our small class size lets us have different learner groups in the same class (ex. beginner, inter, advanced). Each group may different topics and problems based on their level.

We would like to maximize student potential so that we don't limit student learning with lecturing-to-all style teaching. In this way, students can proceed on their own paces. Curriculum: The students will be equipped with necessary background in lectures and trained with different types of problems to master various problem solving techniques.

The classes are problem solving-based and the curriculum is aligned with USA Computing Olympiad (USACO). Lectures are given by A* Faculty and other instructors who have participation and/or training experience in national/internationals Olympiads such as USACO and International Olympiads in Informatics.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We also offer year round on-site and online courses. Visit us at Our Camp Website Link: starleague.us for details.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session I: June 18-July9; Session II: July 9-27
For fees and registration see Our Camp Website Link: starleague.us

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St. Michael's Summer Camp
Silverado, California

Visit Our St. Michael's Summer Camp Website
(949)858-0222, ext. 226
summercamp[AT]stmichaelsabbey.com
St. Michael's Abbey
19292 El Toro Rd
Silverado, California 92676

CAMPER AGES: 7-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are in the foothills of Orange County, CA, near the cities of Irvine, Mission Viejo, and Foothill Ranch.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our camp is located at St. Michael's Abbey of the Norbertine Fathers. The camp utilizes our boarding school facilities for sleeping, eating, and praying in the abbey church.
Our 36 acre property is perfect for a boys' camp, with sports fields, hiking, and an on-site pool.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: St. Michael’s Summer Camp is a day and night resident camp for boys, ages 7-12. It has been in operation since 1962 and is accredited by the American Camping Association. Sessions are one week long, from Sunday afternoon to Saturday afternoon, extending from early July to early August.

Operated by the priests and seminarians of St. Michael’s Abbey, the camp offers good, wholesome fun in a safe environment, as well as instruction in the Catholic faith and participation in the sacraments.

With a wide variety of activities, ranging from classic team sports to tarantula hunting to epic battles that determine the fate of the entire universe, St. Michael’s Summer Camp is truly “Where All Boys Have Fun!”®

Upon their arrival on Sunday afternoon, the campers are divided into councils of 6-8 boys per counselor. The campers are always supervised. Even at night, two staff members are present in every dorm. Sleeping arrangements consist of three bunkrooms and one large military tent, each sleeping 3-6 councils.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Brothers from the same family receive reduced rates. "Campership" available for needy families.

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Avid4 Adventure
California Location(s)

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

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

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Avid4 Adventure Video

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

American Camp Association Accredited.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Whole Music Camp
Norden, California

Visit Our Whole Music Camp Website
amie.l.fenwick[AT]gmail.com
Sugar Bowl Ski Resort
Norden, California 95724

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box #1322
Cedar Ridge, CA 95924

CAMPER AGES: All ages! Participants under 18 require a guardian in attendance.

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Family-style camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Whole Music Camp is excited to announce their new family-style string program, offering diverse styles of traditional music classes to adults and kids of all ability levels. The program is hosted by Sugar Bowl Ski Resort in Norden, CA and offers full, private mountain access during its session. The camp includes core string classes, general music jams, and an assortment of elective classes, as well as dances and evening gatherings. The program runs from July 16-21, 2018 and culminates with a finale concert and auction on Sugar Bowl's Village Lodge deck and lawn that are open to the public.

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

CAMP LOCATION: Sugar Bowl is located in Norden, CA:
30 minutes from Lake Tahoe
45 minutes from Grass Valley
45 minutes from Reno
1.5 hrs from Sacramento
3 hrs from San Francisco

Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.wholemusiccamp.com for more info!

CAMP FACILITIES: Sugar Bowl's amenities include resort lodging, three catered meals daily, and full private access to the mountain resort for our camp. RVs can be accommodated with advance notice.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We feature staff from around the country, offering diverse traditional music instruction from beginning to advanced levels of playing.

The camp offers a blend of technical instruction, ear training, and jam sessions, and welcomes anyone with a basic proficiency or love of music to join. Enrollment is open on their website, Our Camp Website Link: www.wholemusiccamp.com, and the priority application deadline is April 1, 2018.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Registration is open now! Camp runs July 16-21, 2018 this year.

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SOAR
California Location(s)

Visit Our SOAR Website
828-456-3435
admissions[AT]soarnc.org
226 SOAR Lane
Balsam, NC 28707

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Wyoming, North Carolina, Florida, New York, California

CAMPER AGES: 8 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: SOAR offers high adventure summer camps for youth with ADHD and other Learning disabilities. Campers participate in exciting adventure activities such as rock climbing, horseback riding, SCUBA diving, llama treks, whitewater rafting, surfing, and much more!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: SOAR serves youth and young adults diagnosed with ADHD and other Learning Disabilities

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

SOAR is a Top Sleepaway Summer Camp located in Balsam California offering many fun and educational Sleepaway and other activities, including: Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, Horses/Equestrian and more. SOAR is a top Sleepaway Camp for ages: 8 - 18.
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CAMP LOCATION: SOAR has 5 main programming locations: North Carolina, Wyoming, Florida, Northern New York and California as well as several International options.

CAMP FACILITIES: SOAR has two major Base Camp facilities: one in Balsam North Carolina where we have rustic cabins, a dining pavilion, on site showers/bathrooms, high and low ropes course, as well as several gathering campfire locations. The other is in Dubois Wyoming, where we have similar amenities as above except, this base camp is a working horse ranch!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Philosophy: SOAR believes all individuals identified with learning disabilities (LD) and attention deficit disorder (ADHD) possess inherent talents and gifts. These abilities can mean incredible success in adulthood once these students negotiate the challenging obstacles of childhood, adolescence, and a traditional education system, usually unable to respond to individual learning styles.

SOAR's programs are designed to allow students the opportunity to increase their independence while away from home. Independence is gained through self-motivation and life skills instruction. With this in mind, we involve our students in many decision making processes, such as setting individual goals, developing group guidelines, as well as trip and meal planning. Please view our website for further information at: Our Camp Website Link: www.soarnc.org or call our Admissions Office at 828-456-3435! Thanks, SOAR Admissions Team

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
We begin our summer in early June and run through late August Please see our website for program dates at Our Camp Website Link: www.soarnc.org

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Project Fashion at USC
Los Angeles, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 12-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Visit our website for more details.

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Project Endeavor Programs
California Location(s)

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 12-14, 14-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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:
Dance, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Team Sports, Science, 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:
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Bar 717 Ranch-Camp Trinity
Hayfork, California

Visit Our Bar 717 Ranch-Camp Trinity Website
(530) 628-5992
camptrinity[AT]bar717.com
17197 Hyampom Road
Hayfork, California 96041

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Bar 717 Ranch-Camp Trinity Video

CAMPER AGES: 8-16 for Camp, 0-99 for Family Camp

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Resident, Family Camp, Facility rental.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Founded in 1930, the Bar 717 Ranch is the oldest accredited co-educational summer camp in California. For 89 years the Bar 717 Ranch has offered children ages 8-16 an opportunity to spend the summer on a beautiful mountain ranch. Located in Northern California on 450 acres, the ranch is surrounded by the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. The camp property consists of mountains and meadows, rivers and ponds for swimming and fishing, creeks for exploring and miles of trails to discover on foot or on horseback.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: The Bar 717 Ranch is located in Northern California, 80 miles west of Redding, CA on 450 acres surrounded by the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. The Camp property consists of mountains and meadows, rivers and ponds for swimming and fishing, creeks for exploring, and miles of trails to discover on foot or on horseback.

CAMP FACILITIES: 24 cabins, indoor guest rooms and a outdoor covered eating area shaded by grand old oak trees. Miles of private river frontage, huge green pastures, and endless miles of wilderness to explore.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Today at the Bar 717 Ranch, the pioneer traditions of cooperation, resourcefulness, and respect for the land are the foundation for wholesome summers filled with fun and friendship, rewarding new experiences, and deep connection with nature. For more information, visit Our Camp Website Link: www.bar717.com.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
1st Session- June 16-29
2nd Session- June 30- July 13
3rd Session- July 14- 27
4th Session- July 28- August 10
Family Camp #1 - August 11-18
Family Camp #2 - August 18-25

TUITION: (Transportation costs not included)

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Session (two weeks) $3410.00

Please ask about our other multiple session discounts.
Family Camp Adult $1300.00
Child 2-5 $560.00
Child 12-17 $940.00
Child 6-11 $755.00

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DANCE+PERFORM+CREATE - RAD USA 2014 International Summer School
Long Beach, CA

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

CAMPER AGES: 12 - 22

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, and more.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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UCLA GIRLS SOCCER CAMPS
Los Angeles, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 6-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
DAY CAMPS

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

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

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

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Soccer Academy - CSU Channel Islands
Camarillo, California

Visit Our Soccer Academy - CSU Channel Islands Website
800-645-3226
soccer[AT]ussportscamps.com
CSU Channel Islands
1 University Drive
Camarillo, California 93012

CAMPER AGES: 8-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Soccer Academy California at CSU Channel Islands offers a unique program of instruction that develops each camper's skills and tactical awareness.

Players are grouped by age and ability into teams that are under the supervision of our professional staff of college coaches and professional players. Besides the twice a day technical training, campers also participate in scrimmages each evening to integrate their newly learned skills into real game situations.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: CSU Channel Islands is located in Camarillo, CA, just minutes from the Pacific Ocean and Interstate 101.

CAMP FACILITIES: Training is held at the Potrero Field on campus. This complex features space equal to four full size soccer fields. The camp's exclusive use of these fields insures that they are in magnificent condition. Even our professional players on the staff, who expect perfect playing surfaces, appreciate the chance to work on such well-kept fields. Games are also held in the New Arroyo Hall gym next door to the dorms. Playing with tennis shoes and with the smaller indoor ball, campers get the challenge of playing a quicker game with restricted space.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our home is the stunning campus at Cal State Channel Islands located near Camarillo, CA. The university is surrounded by agricultural land and nestled at the base of the Santa Monica mountains. It has the most modern facilities of a Cal State school and state of the art soccer fields for our campers. Now in our 41st year of running camp, we continue to be leader in youth soccer programs.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 12 -17, 2015: ages 10 - 13
July 19 - 24, 2015: ages 14 - 17
July 26 - 31, 2015: ages 8 - 13
July 26 - 31, 2015: ages 10 - 13

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

Visit Our Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp - California Website
415-710-7351
info[AT]yeacamp.org
Venture Retreat Center
201 Eden W Rd
Pescadero, California 94060

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
YEA CAMP Massachusetts - Charlton, MA 7/2-7/9 2016
YEA CAMP New York - High Falls, NY 7/17-7/24 2016

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
2150 Allston Way
Ste 460
Berkeley, CA 94704

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 12-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Week long session

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: YEA Camp is a life-changing summer camp for world changing teens. Our week long overnight camps are for 12-17 year olds who want to make the world a better place.

Founded in 2009, on the belief that kids are naturally compassionate and want to make a difference in the world. Whether they care about climate change, bullying, homelessness, animal cruelty, gay rights, all of the above, or another important issue, at YEA Camp, campers learn to take action to bring about the change they wish to see in the world.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, and more. Leadership Camp Dedicated To Teaching Teenagers How To Make A Difference In The World.

CAMP LOCATION: YEA Camp California is held at the Venture Retreat Center in Pescadero CA, less than 2 hours from San Francisco. Other Camps Located At Nature's Classroom, 73 Pumpkin Lane Charlton, MA July 2-9. Also at held Woodstock Farm Sanctuary, 8 Epworth Lane, High Falls, NY July 17-24.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: YEA Camp is a unique and inspiring leadership summer camp for youth 12-17 who care about community service, activism and social justice. A week-long sleep-away program in a beautiful camp location, YEA is designed to be a fun and transformative experience that builds life-long friendships between youth with similar interests. Our program also provides a meaningful opportunity for campers to learn more about some of the issues facing our planet and to get inspired and empowered to take action on those issues.

Campers choose an issue of importance to them (for example, some have chosen climate change, racism, homophobia, homelessness, animal rights) and at YEA they build the knowledge, skills, confidence, and community to take action on that issue long after camp is over. Youth who have participated in our programs report that the camp was one of the most fun, rewarding and life-changing experiences they have had, and, with YEA's community support, have gone on to start school clubs, plan fundraisers for nonprofits, organize community clean-ups, and attend hearings to comment about important community issues.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships and financial aid available.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
When: August 6-13 2016
Tuition is $1400, with some scholarships available.
Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.yeacamp.org for more information or to register. Contact: info[AT]yeacamp.org or 415-710-7351.

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Rock-N-Water Christian Camps
Lotus, California

Visit Our Rock-N-Water Christian Camps Website
800-738-0555
fun[AT]rocknwater.com
6580 State Highway 49
Lotus, California 95651

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. 1-5 Day overnight adventure camps

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Rock-N-Water Christian Camps provides outdoor adventure camps in California to church youth groups, families, and individuals looking to further their relationship with our savior Jesus Christ through fun and challenging adventures in the outdoors.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Whitewater Rafting, Outdoor Rock Climbing, Canyoneering, Backpacking

Rock-N-Water Christian Camps is a Top Sleepaway Summer Camp located in Lotus California offering many fun and educational Sleepaway and other activities, including: Wilderness/Nature, Adventure, Waterfront/Aquatics and more. Rock-N-Water Christian Camps is a top Sleepaway Camp for ages: 8 - 19.
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CAMP LOCATION: Located an hour west of South Lake Tahoe or an hour East of Sacramento California

CAMP FACILITIES: We keep a rustic environment to help youth receive an outdoor experience. We have flushing toilets and hot showers, but we'll spend most of our time playing in the great outdoors.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Providing high quality Christian Camps in California to youth groups, families, college groups, and individuals looking to further their relationship with our savior Jesus Christ through fun and challenging adventures in the outdoors. Our camps include whitewater rafting and rock climbing, backpacking, team building, and snowshoeing winter camps. We also offer Christ centered California living history field trips for 3rd and 4th grade students in their study of California history and American history.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We also offer family camps, men's/women's camps, marriage retreats, parent teen retreats, and leadership training events. Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.rocknwater.com

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Year round camps are available, visit our website for details of what trips are available during what times.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Year round camps are available, visit our website for details of what trips are available during what times.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
At Rock-N-Water our passion is to impact young people with the joy of God’s Living Word, so that they might come to know Jesus and pass on God’s love with excitement.

Our staff come to Rock-N-Water with the purpose of providing superb outdoor Christian youth ministry adventures in California where they can build friendships with youth and help infect them with the love of Jesus Christ. While working towards this goal they often have a great time, grow closer to God, grow as Christians, develop life time friendships, grow muscles, and discover tans. But to them these other things are just a byproduct of their passion to be used by God in the lives of others.

If you have a passion to be used by God, along with a passion for adventures in the outdoors, then Rock-N-Water may be a good place for you.

Employment Opportunities info is available, at: Our Camp Website Link: www.rocknwater.com

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Mountain Top Summer Dance Camp
Yucaipa, California

Visit Our Mountain Top Summer Dance Camp Website
9512699556
mountaintopdancecamp[AT]gmail.com
Oak Glen Rd
Yucaipa, California 92399

CAMPER AGES: 8-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Come join us for the second annual mountaintop summer dance camp a weeklong overnight dance experience featuring ballet jazz stretch and strength modern classes point workshops performance workshops electives and much more also included is a campfire dance party talent show all wrapped up at the performance for the parents. Sign up today to receive the best rate

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Mountaintop summer dance camp is located in the San Bernardino Mountains in Southern California

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers will sleep in cabins and will eat in the dining hall. When campers are not participating in scheduled dance classes they will be able to choose from a range of activities including swimming miniature golf and other special dance related workshops

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: This is the inland Empire's first ever local affordable dance camp. Students will be able to experience a full week of dancing including ballet class jazz class point workshops stretch and strength classes hair and makeup workshops as well as a dance party and talent show. Classes will be taught by well-educated instructors who would love to share their passion for dance and their knowledge with your dancer. The purpose of the camp is to help students improve their dance technique and pursue dancing to the next level in a positive environment that fosters good still self-esteem and great performance skills.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Register and pay online at Our Camp Website Link: www.mtsummerdancecamp.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Dates: July 27-31 Cost: $450 Price includes all food lodging dance classes and dance activities. Please visit our website Our Camp Website Link: www.mtsummerdancecamp.com for complete information and discounts. Register today, spots will go fast at this rate!

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NIKE Cross Country Camp University of San Diego
San Diego, California

Visit Our NIKE Cross Country Camp University of San Diego Website
800-645-3226
running[AT]ussportscamps.com
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, California 92110

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 12-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Join us for an informative, challenging and fun week at the University of San Diego with Head Coach Will Guarino. Campers will be placed into to pacing groups based on their age and current times. They will be shuttled off campus to various running trails in beautilful, sunny San Diego.

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

CAMP LOCATION: University of San Diego

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Director Will Guarino was USD's first full-time cross country/track coach, replacing longtime coach Rich Cota, who retired after directing the program for 18 seasons.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 18-21 - Overnight only: $755
July 9-12 - Overnight only: $755

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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:
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CAMPER AGES: 8 to 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Overnight

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership Program.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp.

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

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

Our Camp Website Link: www.highsierracamp.com

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Crazzy's Wasewagan Camp & Retreat
Angelus Oaks, CA

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

CAMPER AGES: 5 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Dutch Soccer School
California Location(s)

Visit Our Dutch Soccer School Website
410 978 8220
info[AT]dutchsoccerschool.com
Various Locations
4560 Centennial Lane
Ellicott City, Maryland 21042

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin,

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 8- High School

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

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We have many day and residential camps this summer in Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, and Wisconsin. There are more details to be found on our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.dutchsoccerschool.com

CAMP FACILITIES: Quality Soccer Fields & Ice Cold Water Also, for our residential campers we will have Air-Conditioned rooms

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We only accept serious players with previous competitive soccer experience. Every year talented players attend our camps and challenge each other to the limit, growing in skill and experience. A number of our campers have experienced training trials with professional clubs in Holland. Our programs are designed to help players achieve their maximum potential through progressive exercises that are individually challenging, as well as appropriate to the age and ability of each player.

We fly in our coaches directly from the Netherlands. They are not merely coaches: they are also teachers. Many of our coaches have graduated from a four- year CIOS College. At the Central Institution of Sports, coaches not only received their coaching licenses from the global leader in soccer development: KNVB (Royal Dutch Soccer Federation) but also learn how to work with, encourage and incentivize young athletes. Every camp group will have the same Dutch coach for the entire week. Our coaches will get to know each of the players in their group and can coach them individually, assessing their needs and improving the specific areas best for them.

For more information i.e. camp location, camp dates, camp philosophy, visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.dutchsoccerschool.com or email us at info[AT]dutchsoccerschool.com with any questions or concerns regarding your player.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
To find the location and date of the camp most convenient for you, visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.dutchsoccerschool.com

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Eurosoccer Academy of the USA
California Location(s)

Visit Our Eurosoccer Academy of the USA Website
570-629-2125
train[AT]intensesoccer.com
305 Steven Lane
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18360

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Pennsylvania, New Jersey, California, and New York

CAMPER AGES: Age 15-23

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. 12 days, 3 weeks, 4 weeks or 5 weeks

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, Travel, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the beautiful Pocono area, Stroudsburg, PA. Our camps in Europe are located in Estoril/Cascais, Portugal, known as the "Portuguese Riviera", with glorious sunrises and spectacular sunsets & Valencia, Spain, 50 meters from the beach on the Costa de Azahar (in a residential area of the city of Castellon, a Valencian community).

Train with us in this professional environment, with professional coaches! Call us for more information at 570-629-2125, or e-mail at train[AT]intensesoccer.com

Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.intensesoccer.com.

CAMP FACILITIES: We bring our coaches and expertize to your community.In Portugal & Spain we stay at 4 star hotels, e have breakfast, lunch & dinner at the hotel's restaurant, all you can eat buffet, 2-3 practices per day with professional coaches, guided tours of Lisbon & Valencia, official games and more.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our 18th Anniversary testifies to our success. We have developed the most effective way to introduce the European style soccer to our American & Canadian players.
Our paramount goal is to achieve excellence in soccer while creating a healthy and friendly environment for all attendees. We want to inspire them, contributing to the fulfillment of their dreams. Particular attention is paid to our players' physical, tactical, technical, and psychological development. We strive to create a bond between the players and follow their development throughout the years.

Our program goes far beyond a regular soccer vacation. I am confident your players will integrate rapidly and enjoy our high quality soccer program while having a great time.

Alexander Szasz, ESA of the USA Director of Coaching, holds a B.A., M.A. in Physical Education from the Institute of Physical Education & Sports in Bucharest, Romania & Wingate Institute in Tel Aviv, has 32 years of coaching experience, is the Founder & Director of Coaching of Eurosoccer Academy of the USA (since 1996) & our coaches from Spain & Portugal are experienced coaches from Benfica, Estoril FC & Valencia FC.

Our training program will become a great motivation for all participants. We provide soccer education and training at its best.

Visit us at Our Camp Website Link: www.intensesoccer.com, e-mail: train[AT]intensesoccer.com or call us at 570-629-2125

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Train like a Pro with Eurosoccer Academy of the USA. We provide intensive soccer training programs in the US: PA, NY, NY & CA and also in Europe. Check out our Elite European soccer destinations! Live, Train & Play like a Pro in Spain, Portugal & Romania with top Pro clubs. We provide intensive soccer training programs for intermediate, advanced & elite players, U16 - U23.

Best college prep camps in Europe & great opportunity to earn tryouts. Enroll today at Our Camp Website Link: www.intensesoccer.com. For more information call us at 570-629-2125 or e-mail at train[AT]intensesoccer.com

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Five months & year round training programs with European professional clubs available upon admission;
pre-requisite: attending the summer training program

OTHER CAMP INFO: Eurosoccer Academy of the USA provides intensive youth & young adults soccer training with top professional coaches from Spain & Portugal. We are confident you will be challenged & appreciate the experience & international exposure.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Where? NY, PA, NJ & CA. Are you from a different state? Contact us to schedule your local soccer event for field players and GK
When? 8/03-8/07/14 & 8/10-8/14/14; age 9-14 & 14-18; 3 hour Goal Keeper clinic on 8/7 & 8/14/14

Spain & Portugal: Individual Players Program: field players and goalkeepers(M. & F., age: 15-23):

4 weeks: Portugal-Spain(7/02 - 7/30/14). Cost: $5,141
12 days: Spain (7/19 - 7/30/14). Cost: $2,991
12 days: Portugal (7/09 - 7/20/14). Cost $2,991

For more information call us at 570-629-2125
E-mail: train[AT]intensesoccer.com or visit Our Camp Website Link: www.intensesoccer.com.

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Soccer Travel
Palo Alto, California

Visit Our Soccer Travel Website
650-324-9899
info[AT]soccercampsinternational.com
3790 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, California 94306

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 7-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

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

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Elite Soccer Camps in Europe with top teams in England, Spain, France, Spain and Portugal. Boys or Girls sessions. Goalkeeper sessionsResidential or Day Camp options.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

Soccer Travel is a Top Sleepaway Summer Camp located in Palo Alto California offering many fun and educational Sleepaway and other activities, including: Soccer and more. Soccer Travel is a top Sleepaway Camp for ages: 7-18.
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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:
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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:
Music/Band, Academics, and more. Ensemble Coaching, Rhythm Section Classes, Performance Clinics, Songwriting Courses, Student, Faculty & Guest Artist Concerts.

Guitar Workshop Plus is a Top Sleepaway Summer Camp located in Toronto California offering many fun and educational Sleepaway and other activities, including: Academics, Music/Band and more. Guitar Workshop Plus is a top Sleepaway 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.

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Quest Therapeutic Camps of Southern California
Los Alamitos, CA

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

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

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CAMPER AGES: 6 to 18

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Quest Camps provide:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Nike Track & Field Camp of Champions Stanford University
Stanford, California

Visit Our Nike Track & Field Camp of Champions Stanford University Website
1-800-645-3226
running[AT]ussportscamps.com
641 Campus Drive
Stanford, California 94305

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TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Nike Track & Field Camp of Champions at Stanford University offers athletes the rare opportunity to experience firsthand the life of a Stanford student-athlete.

The NIKE Camp Stanford University is called the “Camp of Champions” for good reason - Stanford enjoys international recognition for its ability to turn talented young athletes into world-class performers. Instruction is given by Stanford Coaches & Staff. The program is designed for athletes with the desire and special aptitude to become more competitive in their event. It is challenging and intense, helping the young athlete grow mentally and physically tougher for competition and training.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Weightloss, and more. Running. Track & Field.

CAMP FACILITIES: Cobb Track and Angel Field is host to thousands of athletes each year. World, American, collegiate and high school records have all been set on this amazing facility. The Track has hosted the USA National Championships, USA Junior Nationals, and is home to the prestigious Stanford Invitational. During each training session, campers select an event of their choice for specialization. Each group is assigned an experienced event coach, for specialized training and individual attention.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Director Coach Miltenberg, the Franklin P. Johnson Director of Track and Field and Cross Country welcomes all athletes to the 2015 Stanford Track and Field and Cross Country Camps of Champions!

Campers can choose from all disciplines: throw (shot put,hammer, discus, javelin) sprints, hurdles, middle distance (including steeplechase), and jumps (high jump, long jump, triple jump, pole vault). Note: For liability reasons, pole vaulters must bring their own poles. During each training session, campers select an event of their choice for specialization. Each group is assigned an experienced event coach for specialized training and individual attention.

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

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Camp JCA Shalom
California Location(s)

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

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

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

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, 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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Growing Goddess Camp
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Sebastopol, CA

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

CAMPER AGES: 11-14

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Soundwall Rock Music Camps
Santa Cruz, CA

Visit Our Soundwall Rock Music Camps Website
925-947-2066
john[AT]johnxdrums.com
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064

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CAMPER AGES: 12 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Residential camp, one week

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located at the University of California Santa Cruz, 1 1/2 hours south of San Francisco. Please visit our website for lots of camp photos and videos.

CAMP FACILITIES: We stay at Oakes College overlooking the Pacific. Classes and rehearsals are held in the Music Building and a concert at the end of the week is held in the fabulous 300 seat Recital Hall.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: For the past twenty years Soundwall Rock Music Camps has provided a fun and academically sound environment to study and perform rock music. Having served the educational needs of over one thousand 12-17 year olds, this non-profit 501(c)3, has focused on placing education before profit. Our intention is for no student to be denied this phenomenal educational experience for financial reasons. Students leave the camp not only with increased musical skills but also a heightened self esteem - the result of a teacher directed combination of individual study and teamwork culminating in a truly life changing experience for teens.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Our intention is for no student to be denied this phenomenal educational experience for financial reasons.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Check out our Facebook page at: Our Camp Website Link: www.facebook.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 20-25 and July 27 - August 1, Tuition including room and board is $1500 per week.

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Cedar Lake Camp
Big Bear Lake, California

Visit Our Cedar Lake Camp Website
(909) 866-5714
guestservices[AT]campcedarlake.com
1100 Mill Creek Rd.
Big Bear Lake, California 92315

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1100 Mill Creek Rd.

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Cedar Lake Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: All Ages

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. For groups looking for a venue for their program.

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

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Nestled at 7,000 feet in the majestic San Bernardino Mountains is Cedar Lake Camp, a 270 acre year round group camp and retreat facility that is arguably the most beautiful group camp and retreat facility in Southern California. Located in Big Bear Lake and surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest with a private lake, the camp provides many amenities for groups in a captivating mountain setting.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
and more.

Cedar Lake Camp is a Top Sleepaway Summer Camp located in Big Bear Lake California offering many fun and educational Sleepaway and other activities, including:  and more. Cedar Lake Camp is a top Sleepaway Camp for ages: All Ages.
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CAMP LOCATION: Cedar Lake Camp is a 270 acre group camp and retreat facility located in Big Bear Lake, surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest. We're about a 2 1/2 hour drive from downtown LA.

CAMP FACILITIES: Cedar Lake has various bunkhouses and lodges. We can accommodate multiple groups at one time, and have a 290 camper maximum capacity.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Cedar Lake does not facilitate programs, but works with each group to ensure their program goes smoothly.

Cedar Lake Camp also offers many activities for groups including canoeing, swimming, hiking, volleyball, basketball, campfires, disc golf and an exceptional challenge course.

Facilities include an outdoor amphitheater and first-rate meeting hall with movie screen and audio/visual equipment. Lodging options include lodges, bunkhouses and cottages - all in a beautiful mountain setting.

The owners of Cedar Lake Camp also direct a week of summer camp for children in the 3rd through 12th grade during the last week of July. If you have a child that would like to attend a great week of camp, but do not have a group affiliation, this may be the answer.

Call or email us to discuss availability and pricing, which includes meals and lodging. Come join us and discover the spirit filled jewel that is Cedar Lake Camp.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Cedar Lake is always accepting applications for: Maintenance Staff, Housekeeping Staff, Kitchen Staff.

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San Diego Summer Music Institute
San Diego, CA

Visit Our San Diego Summer Music Institute Website
619-504-2814
lwingo[AT]sdwinds.org
PO Box 15473
619 504 2814
San Diego, CA 92175-0473

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 11 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. One week Sunday - Saturday, resident on campus or commuter

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: San Diego Summer Music Institute is an exciting one week music camp experience for middle school and high school students with a basic to advanced knowledge of music. You must have your own instrument. Camp is taught by professional musicians and educators.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in San Diego near Interstate 8 and Alvarado Road.

CAMP FACILITIES: Resident students stay in dorms on the beautiful campus of San Diego State University. Meals are included in tuition.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Students are taught by some of the best musicians in San Diego. Special activities vary each year. Please Our Camp Website Link: www.sdsmi.org for more information.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: A limited number of scholarships are available. See website for details.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camp dates: July 5-11, 2015 Fees and instructions: Our Camp Website Link: www.sdsmi.org

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Golden Valley Camp
Volcano, California

Visit Our Golden Valley Camp Website
209-214-6194
info[AT]goldenvalleycamp.org
22500 Barone Rd
Volcano, California 95689

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

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

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Cal Soccer Academy & Camps
Berkeley, California

Visit Our Cal Soccer Academy & Camps Website
800-645-3226
soccer[AT]ussportscamps.com
University of California
Berkeley, California 94720

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CAMPER AGES: 5-10, 8-13, 10-13, 14-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Train like a Cal Bear at Cal Soccer Camps! Coach Grimes believes in providing the opportunity for players to reach their greatest potential by challenging them technically and tactically, in a fun and encouraging environment.

The California Soccer Academy & Camps' curriculum has been developed to offer modern and successful training methods used throughout the United States and Europe

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP FACILITIES: The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a beautiful 178-acre central core.

Boys attending the Premier ID and Junior ID Academy play on newly renovated Memorial Stadium and on Witter Field, nestled in Strawberry Canyon. Full Day and Half Day Session I campers train at Memorial Stadium. Full Day and Half Day Session II camper train at Maxwell Field.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:

Cal continues to be one of the nation’s top programs for developing talent to play professionally. We share training techniques and methods that helped the Cal men's soccer team win the Pac-12 Championship in 2006, 2007 & 2010! Cal continues to be one of the nation’s top programs for developing talent to play professionally. In 2013, Cal had 18 players in the pro ranks including 13 in the MLS and three in Europe. In the 2014 MLS Superdraft, Cal had 3 players selected in the first round, including the 2nd & 3rd picks overall. The three first round selections were the most of any university in the country! Click more details to learn more about program specifics.

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

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URJ Camp Newman
Santa Rosa, California

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: Grade 3-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

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

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

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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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Hollywood Dance Camp
Hollywood, California

Visit Our Hollywood Dance Camp Website
+1 818 643 1087
North Hollywood
Hollywood, California 90015

CAMPER AGES: 14 +

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 7, 14 or 21 day program

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Hollywood Dance Camp is the ultimate dance experience in Los Angeles California! Dance with the best choreographers in the world and chase your dreams!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the entertainment capital of the world: Hollywood, California!

CAMP FACILITIES: Unlimited dance classes at Hollywood's most famous dance studios (Millennium, Debbie Reynolds, the Edge) Dance style classes include: *Contemporary- Hip-Hop * Jazzfunk * House * Breakdance * Heels * Step/stroll * Burlesque * Krumping* Tap * Jazz * Ballet * Locking* Salsa * Latin Groove * Popping * Pumps * Freestyle * Breaking * Step * Belly Dance and much more
- Special masterclasses
- Seminars on "how to make it in Hollywood"
- Accommodation in sunny California with breakfast
- Sightseeing activities
- Beach day Santa Monica
- Shop till you drop in Beverly hills
- Fun activities such as hiking, Hollywood walk of fame, Hollywood Sign etc
- Transportation from and to LAX airport
- Nights out on town
- Universal Studios trip
- Making friends for life!
- And much much more....!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We have been organizing dance camps for international students so that they can come to LA, take classes with the best choreographers in the world, and learn all the insides of the entertainment industry while of course having lots of fun and building friends and networks for life!

Unlimited dance classes at Hollywood's most famous dance studios (Millennium, Debbie Reynolds, the Edge) Dance style classes include: *Contemporary- Hip-Hop * Jazzfunk * House * Breakdance * Heels * Step/stroll * Burlesque * Krumping* Tap * Jazz * Ballet * Locking* Salsa * Latin Groove * Popping * Pumps * Freestyle * Breaking * Step * Belly Dance and much more
- Special masterclasses
- Seminars on "how to make it in Hollywood"
- Accommodation in sunny California with breakfast
- Sightseeing activities
- Beach day Santa Monica
- Shop till you drop in Beverly hills
- Fun activities such as hiking, Hollywood walk of fame, Hollywood Sign etc
- Transportation from and to LAX airport
- Nights out on town
- Universal Studios trip
- Making friends for life!
- And much much more....!

Full staff around the clock

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Staff consists of professional dancers with a track record in the hollywood dance scene and master teachers.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Payment plans are available

OTHER CAMP INFO: 7, 14 or 21 day program

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Summer camp 2016: August 10-24

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FLS International
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California
New York
Massachusetts

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

CAMPER AGES: 12-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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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:
Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Cheerleading, Golf, Gymnastics, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, 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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Aadvanced Private Remote Swim Camps
Tiburon, CA

Visit Our Aadvanced Private Remote Swim Camps Website
800-227-6629 or 415-435-9880
camps[AT]somaxsports.com
4 Tara Hill Road
Tiburon, CA 94920

CAMPER AGES: 5-Adult

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Week-long.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Only camps that teach parents how to teach their kids to improve their stroke technique with frame-by-frame underwater video analysis and our special drills, stretches and strength training. With a smartphone video camera, parents can stand on deck and get crystal clear video so their kids can see and correct what they are doing while they are at the pool. Our Olympic swimmers have won 43 Gold Medals and have set 11 World records. Our age group swimmers have improved their times 3-18% and won state, national and regional championships while reducing their stroke count. After we have doubled swimmers’ chest expansion, parents report they improve grade point average up to full letter grade. All instruction is provided via Zoom.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Online. All States, All Countries.

We are located in Marin County just 10 minutes north of San Francisco.

CAMP FACILITIES: Parents use their local pool to supervise kid's stroke drills and video them underwater so they can see and correct their stroke.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Since 1985, the only swim camps that teach parents how to teach their kids to swim like World Record holders using a smartphone underwater video camera. Our swimmers have won 43 Gold Medals, state and national championships, and have set 11 World Records.

Computer analysis of our swimmers at Colorado Springs showed that they doubled their peak hand force output in just five days. Dryland and Pool sessions are 3 hours each and include underwater videotaping and special drills to improve stroke efficiency. Most freestylers cut their stroke count in half. Each camp is a total of 30 hours.

Dryland sessions include stroke, strength and flexibility analysis, Microfiber Reduction to increase flexibility beyond what stretching alone can do, and stretches and strength training exercises. Each swimmer receives a 2500 yard workout to do at home after the camp, and a Somax Powerbelt to increase the strength and speed of hip rotation. Parents report improved school grades after chest expansion is doubled.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We have year-round individual programs for golf, tennis, running, soccer, baseball, football, and basketball which improve performance far beyond coaching and strength/endurance training. Our Olympic athletes have won 44 Gold Medals and set 11 World Records. Our Camp Website Link: somaxsports.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For a complete list of dates and fees, please see our swim camp web page at Our Camp Website Link: www.somaxsports.com.

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Pali Adventures
Running Springs, California

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Pali Adventures Video

CAMPER AGES: 8-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Science, Technology, Academics, Adventure, and more. Offering 22 Morning Specialties In 2016:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT/Leadership Specialty offered for 15 and 16 year old campers. Now an expanded 2-week program including First Aid/CPR/AED Certifications and volunteer opportunities.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Multi-week discounts with free weekends
Earlybird Discounts
Sibling Discounts
Military Discounts - must call for info.

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

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

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

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

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Hiring Summer Staff and Full Time positions. Use our website to apply for summer positions, visit Our Camp Website Link: paliadventures.com.

Feel free to call us directly to inquire about any full time positions we may have available, at: 909-867-5743.

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Areteem Institute
California Location(s)

Visit Our Areteem Institute Website
949-305-1705
info[AT]areteem.org
15707 Rockfield Blvd.
Suite 110
Irvine, California 92618

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
UCLA, California
Boston College, Massachusetts
Georgetown University, DC
San Diego, CA

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
15707 Rockfield Blvd. #110, Irvine, CA 92618

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Areteem Institute Video

CAMPER AGES: 12 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Are you interested in high-speed math competitions like MathCounts, the AMCs, AIME and ARML? Have you ever envisioned participating in a National or International Math Olympiad? Then this prep track is for you! Blast off to exciting math mental challenges that will cover a wide range of constellations including Algebra, Geometry, Combinatorics, Number Theory and more! This track will benefit students in middle school and high school who are especially interested in regional, state and international math competitions for the following school year. With the guidance of former math coaches and professors you will soon be set to face the galactic challenges of these math competitions with no fear. The skies are the limit!

Areteem Institute Summer Camps also offers electives in Scientific Research, Science Fiction and Preparation for Science and Engineering Fairs. English as a Second Language course is also available for international students.

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

CAMP LOCATION: Camps will be held at UCLA, Boston College, Georgetown University and San Diego.

CAMP FACILITIES: Residential students will be staying at the campus dorms, eating at the campus cafeteria. All activities and classes will be held on-campus.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The faculty consists of renowned lecturers, veterans in International Mathematical Olympiads (IMO) and Olympiad coaches, who have successful careers in math, science, and technology, with many years of classroom teaching experiences. Among them are: Dr. Kevin Wang, founder of Areteem and Math Zoom, former IMO China Team member, former math faculty at UC Irvine and UCLA; Dr. Harold B. Reiter, math professor at UNCC, who is very well known and well respected in math education and math competitions. Please visit the faculty page for more information and constant updates to the list of faculty members.

The camp curriculum will cover some or all of the following topics: For Math: Modular arithmetic, Numbers and their digits & divisors, Basic and advanced counting strategies, Combinatorics, Polynomials and their coefficients & zeros, Algebraic inequalities and other techniques, Special angles and regular polygons, Centers of triangles, Collinearity and concurrency, Trigonometry, Vector and Coordinates.

Various problem solving techniques will be introduced, as well as Math contest strategies. For Science: Scientific research methodologies, principles in mechanics, electricity and magnetism, optics, thermodynamics, etc., and real world applications such as roller coaster theory (you can learn to design your own roller coaster and build it at the camp!). For English as Second Language (ESL) students, there are also topics related to American culture and literature.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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Nike Cross Country Camp UC Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California

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

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TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Nike Cross Country Camp at UC Santa Cruz gives high school distance runners the chance to learn and run in one of the finest and most picturesque training environments on the West Coast.

Campers stay and eat on campus at UCSC facilities. Runs will take place on campus, utilizing some of the over 20 miles of off-road trails, or just 5 minutes off campus at the beach! Our camp is designed to teach you the fundamentals of cross country, and prepare you for your upcoming fall season. The emphasis will be on providing a fun-filled week of learning and training.

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

CAMP LOCATION: UC Santa Cruz is located just 35 miles from San Jose, on a beautiful coastal campus overlooking the Pacific Ocean, and surrounded by gorgeous views and towering redwoods.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Director Adam Boothe’s passion for running has stayed with him throughout a successful high school and collegiate running career, an NCAA coaching career, post-collegiate coaching, and as a running store owner. A Northern California native, Adam graduated from Pioneer HS in 1997. While at Pioneer, Boothe was a CCS Champion and two-time cross country state championships qualifier.

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

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Youth Empowered Action Camp - New York
California Location(s)

Visit Our Youth Empowered Action Camp - New York Website
415-710-7351
info[AT]yeacamp.org
Woodstock Farm Sanctuary
8 Epworth Lane
High Falls, New York 12440

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
YEA CAMP Massachusetts: July 2-July 9 2016 Charlton,MA
YEA CAMP California: Aug. 6-Aug. 13 2016 Pescadero, CA

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
2150 Alston Way
Ste 460
Berkeley, CA 94704

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Youth Empowered Action Camp - New York Video

CAMPER AGES: 12-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 1 Week Session

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: YEA Camp is a life changing camp for world changing teens. Our week long overnight camps are for 12-17 year olds who want to make a difference in the world.

Founded in 2009, YEA believes that kids are naturally compassionate and want to make the world a better place. Whether they care about climate change, bulleying, homelessness, animale cruelty, gay rights, all of the above, or another important issue, Campers learn to take action to bring about the change they wish to see in the world.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, and more. Leadership Camp, Teaching Teenagers How To Make A Difference In The World.

CAMP LOCATION: YEA Camp New York is held at the renowned Woodstock Farm Sanctuary, in its new location---150 acres of woods, water and meeting facilities, about 90 minutes from New York City.

CAMP FACILITIES: We stay in modern, comfortable cabins with rooms and bunk beds for 6-8 campers. Each room has its own bathroom with sinks and showers.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: YEA is a unique and inspiring leadership summer camp for youth 12-17 who care about community service, activism and social justice. This week-long sleep-away program is designed to be a fun and transforming experience that builds life-long friendships between youth with similar interests. YEA Camp New York will have two concurrent sessions! One session for teens with a variety of causes, and for the first time ever, a separate session for teens interested in animal activism (and what better location than a Farm Animal Sanctuary!).

Our program also provides a meaningful opportunity for campers to learn more about some of the issues facing our planet and to get inspired and empowered to take action on those issues. Campers choose an issue of importance to them (for example, some have chosen climate change, racism, homophobia, homelessness, animal rights) and at YEA they build the knowledge, skills, confidence, and community to take action on that issue long after camp is over. Youth who have participated in our programs report that the camp was one of the most fun, rewarding and life-changing experiences they have had, and, with YEA's community support, have gone on to start school clubs, plan fundraisers for nonprofits, organize community clean-ups, and attend hearings to comment about important community issues.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships and financial aid available.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
When: July 17-24 2016
Where: Woodstock Farm Sanctuary, High Falls, NY
Website: Our Camp Website Link: www.yeacamp.org
Contact: info[AT]yeacamp.org
Phone: 415-710-7351

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Camp ArtSeen
Guerneville, California

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp ArtSeen Video

CAMPER AGES: Adult

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

More workshops to be announced.

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

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

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

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No.1 Soccer Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our No.1 Soccer Camps Website
571-428-8387
johnadams[AT]no1soccercamps.com
info[AT]no1soccercamps.com
13294 Amblewood dr.
Manassas, Virginia 20112

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, New Hampshire, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, Colorado, California, Texas, Oregon, Alabama, Oregon

CAMPER AGES: 6-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: No. 1 Soccer Camps is celebrating its 41st season of training soccer players. Our go-to-goal curriculum is based inside the final 35 yards for both the goalkeeper and striker. It has been a No. 1 Soccer Camp staple since Dr. Joe Machnik founded the camp in 1977.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

No.1 Soccer Camps is a Top Sleepaway Summer Camp located in Manassas California offering many fun and educational Sleepaway and other activities, including: Soccer and more. No.1 Soccer Camps is a top Sleepaway Camp for ages: 6-18.
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CAMP LOCATION: No. 1 Soccer Camps offers five levels of camp; Youth Academy, Junior Academy, Senior Academy, College Prep and College Showcase at 28 sites across the country.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our facilities are always first class. Most of the No.1 Soccer Camps are held on renown college campuses or private schools throughout the United States.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: No. 1 Soccer Camps offers a camp for all levels of players.

1) Youth Academy - Designed for boys and girls ages 6-10. Fun, exciting and engaging activities are all part of the week. We do this with individual and small group activities with the introduction of fun technical exercises and games that are engaging and pertinent for the age group and ability level. With our unique curriculum youth players will be exposed to the proper technique such as shooting, dribbling, 1v1, crossing and much more.

2) Junior Academy - Designed for boys & girls, goalkeepers and field players ages 10-13. The program has been designed to build a foundation that will help the participant’s progress to the next level. This will be accomplished in a fun, entertaining and positive environment. Each session will be progressive in nature and will conclude with a relative small-sided game that will highlight the topic of the session. Competitive tournaments will be played throughout the week, and be the highlight of our evening sessions.

3) Senior Academy - Designed for High School players, including incoming freshmen, who are ready to play and be trained at the next level. . Throughout the week, players will be put in a competitive environment that will bring out their very best. Players will be exposed to the four dimensions of training, Physical, Technical, Tactical and Psychological. In our unique evening competitions, players will have the opportunity to compete against other teams, other players and themselves.

4) College Prep Academy - Our goal is to provide an incredible environment where serious soccer players will be exposed to the highest level of instruction in anticipation of playing at the highest level possible. High Performance Seminars will be led by trusted experts in their field and will include: Sports Nutrition, Soccer Specific Conditioning, ACT/SAT Preparation and Sport Psychology. Goalkeepers and field players will be exposed to an intensive training environment for those who are serious about fulfilling their potential.

5) College Showcase Camps - Now available for the serious soccer player at select No.1 Soccer Camp sites throughout the country. The directors of our College ID Showcase Camps are all currently active college coaches. In addition, the College Showcase ID Camps allow you to be seen by, and to work directly with college coaches and their assistants from programs all over the US. The philosophy of the College Showcase ID Camps is to provide you with a more intimate environment from which to experience what College coaches expect from their players.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please refer to our website for a site and date that will work for you at: Our Camp Website Link: www.no1soccercamps.com.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
The No.1 Soccer Camps hires well qualified staff coaches. Please visit our website to fill out an application and to learn more about our programs.

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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, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Science, 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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Carmel Valley Tennis Camp
Carmel Valley, CA

Visit Our Carmel Valley Tennis Camp Website
831-659-2615
cvtcss[AT]gmail.com
20805 Cachagua Road
Carmel Valley, CA 93924

CAMPER AGES: 10 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): ACA accredited, WAIC member, USPTA member, USTA member

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Tennis....and a whole lot more! This is our motto as every camper comes to CVTC to improve his/her tennis, but they also experience a full camp experience of independence, responsibility, self reliance while also enjoying the many off court activities.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Swimming, Tennis, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 45 minutes from Carmel and the Monterey Peninsula, 3 hours south of San Francisco, on 38 beautiful acres where we built the facility as a summer tennis camp only.

CAMP FACILITIES: 1 dorm that sleeps 60 campers and staff-not rustic at all, very nice; dining hall and kitchen, ropes course, archery range, pool and spa, arts and crafts, outdoor basketball, sand volleyball, lawn area, bumperpool, fooz ball, ping pong, and more

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Tennis....and a whole lot more! This is our motto as every camper comes to CVTC to improve his/her tennis, but they also experience a full camp experience of independence, responsibility, self reliance while also enjoying the many off court activities.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Campers In Leadership Training Program CILT available for campers after their sophomore, junior or senior year in high school. There is no additional charge for this program.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 10 - August 25; 1 one week session followed by 4 two week sessions followed by 2 one week sessions. $1295 for one week; $2495 for two weeks. Please visit our website for session availability.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Tennis Counselor Positions available - view job descriptions and complete application through Our Camp Website Link: www.carmelvalleytenniscamp.com

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PGA Junior Golf Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our PGA Junior Golf Camps Website
888.PGA.PLAY
info[AT]pgajuniorgolfcamps.com
72 Persimmon Drive
Louisville, Kentucky 40245

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Arizona, California, Colorado, Kentucky

CAMPER AGES: 6-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Get ready for Summer 2016! The PGA Junior Golf Camps offer first-in-class PGA instruction ensuring your child learns from the best. Welcoming kids ages 6-17 and of all ability levels, your child will learn in a safe and supportive environment. Half Day and Full Day camps available to meet the needs of any schedule.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Golf, and more.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete information on our summer golf camps, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.pgajuniorgolfcamps.com.

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Camp Gan Israel- Contra Costa
Danville, CA

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 3 - 12

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Baseball, Soccer, Gymnastics, Swimming, Martial Arts, Team Sports, Science, 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 Sleepaway Summer Camp located in Danville California offering many fun and educational Sleepaway and other activities, including: Theater, Travel, Science and more. Camp Gan Israel- Contra Costa is a top Sleepaway 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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Nike Soccer Camp UC Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California

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

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

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

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

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

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:

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

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

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Lasting Adventures, Inc.
Yosemite National Park, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 11-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Bay Leaf Kitchen Camp 2017
San Francisco, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 8-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

OTHER CAMP INFO: Frequently Asked Questions:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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YMCA Camp Sequoia Lake
miramonte, CA

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 9 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. YMCA

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

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

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

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership programs.

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

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

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Camp Natoma
Paso Robles, CA

Visit Our Camp Natoma Website
805-773-5126
info[AT]campnatoma.org
Paso Robles, CA

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

CAMPER AGES: 7 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 1 week overnight sessions

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: 360 acres of oak and sycamore shaded valley in Northern San Luis Obispo County

CAMP FACILITIES: Sleep under the stars on cots
Swimming Pool
Archery Range
Dining Hall
Creek
Camp Fire Ring
Trails

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Natoma is owned and operated by Camp Fire Central Coast of California.

A week of sleeping under the stars provides campers with an experience they will remember for a lifetime. Campers gain self-confidence, become positive team-players, expand their imagination, and develop a relationship with the natural world.

Check out our website for more information!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership program.

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Nike Aztec Soccer Academy & Camps San Diego State University
San Diego, California

Visit Our Nike Aztec Soccer Academy & Camps San Diego State University Website
800-645-3226
soccer[AT]ussportscamps.com
San Diego State University
San Diego, California 92182

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 6-12/13-21

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: "The A.Z.T.E.C.S. Way". The Residential and Commuter camps are designed to indoctrinate each camper with the training and philosophies of the Aztec Soccer program. Sessions are taken directly from Aztec practice regimens incorporating technical and tactical, competitive exercises to fully develop each player’s potential. The primary goal of our Youth Camp is to increase the camper’s love for soccer while increasing the individual’s skill and knowledge of the game. This will be accomplished using fun exercises that are both challenging and competitive.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP FACILITIES: San Diego State University is the oldest and largest higher education institution in the San Diego region. Since it was founded in 1897, the university has grown to become a nationally ranked research university. Campers stay in the dorms on campus, 2 per room, and train on the SDSU soccer turf playing fields.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: SDSU Men's Head Coach Entering his 16th season at the helm of the SDSU men's soccer program, Camp Director Lev Kirshner has brought the Aztecs back into the national spotlight while leading the program into its 11th season as a member of the Pac-12 Conference.

Highlights Include

All camps are staffed with college coaches and current collegiate players

Written evaluation for each camper (except ID camp)

Soccer camp T-shirt to each camper

Players are grouped by age AND ability to enhance overall camp experience

Academy curriculum specifically designed with fun, competitive, and developmental soccer activities for youth ages 6-12

Academy curriculum specifically designed with college training methods for HS ages and older

11 v 11 competition coached and observed by college coaches for HS ages and older

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

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MODELING CAMP
California Location(s)

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our MODELING CAMP Video

CAMPER AGES: 7-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
and more. Modeling, Fashion

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

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

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

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

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

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

Shane Weight Loss & Fitness Camps is a Top Sleepaway Summer Camp located in Ferndale California offering many fun and educational Sleepaway and other activities, including: Baseball, Dance, Volleyball and more. Shane Weight Loss & Fitness Camps is a top Sleepaway 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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Wilderness Augusta
Nevada City, California

Visit Our Wilderness Augusta Website
530.265.3702
david[AT]campaugusta.org
office[AT]campaugusta.org
17530 Lake Vera Rd
Nevada City, California 95959

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CAMPER AGES: 12-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Resident Camp (1 or 2 weeks):

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

Mini Camp (3 days, 2 nights):

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Relativity Camps: Film Production and Performing Arts
Los Angeles, California

Visit Our Relativity Camps: Film Production and Performing Arts Website
800.985.9071
srobinson[AT]relativityworkshops.org
info[AT]relativityworkshops.org
450 S Bixel St
F 10
Los Angeles, California 90017

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CAMPER AGES: 13-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Camp M-F 9am-5:00pm, Weekend activities in the city

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: RELATIVITY CAMPS are the first of their kind, to be created with a NEXT-GENERATION MOVIE STUDIO. Study Film Production, Acting, Commercial Dance and Musical Theatre in camps backed by a HOLLYWOOD STUDIO, taught by INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS and operated from an ACTIVE STUDIO LOT. We offer camps for students 13-17 and intensives for adults 18+.

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

CAMP LOCATION: Our campus is located in Los Angeles. Residing on a working studio lot, our Los Angeles campus celebrates the Hollywood experience.

CAMP FACILITIES: Located on an active studio lot, we offer our students state of the art facilities for training and production.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: RELATIVITY CAMPS are the first programs of their kind created with a NEXT-GENERATION MOVIE STUDIO. Relativity films include: The Best of Me, Earth to Echo, Limitless, The Social Network, Immortals, Mirror Mirror and Hector and the Search for Happiness—to name a few.

Study Film Production, Acting, Commercial Dance and Musical Theatre in workshops backed by a HOLLYWOOD STUDIO, taught by INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS and operated from an ACTIVE STUDIO LOT. At Relativity, we empower cross-disciplinary collaboration, champion entrepreneurship, ignite creativity and promote groundbreaking content. It is an educational experience unlike any other.

We offer camps for students 13-17 and intensives for adults 18+. Our campus is located in Los Angeles. Residing on a working studio lot, our Los Angeles campus celebrates the Hollywood experience.

Please contact our Admissions Team at 800.985.9071 with any questions you may have, for application information, or to schedule a campus tour.

We hope you will join us for the summer of a lifetime and look forward to meeting you!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
TEEN: 13-17, 3 Weeks, $3795, Optional housing $2175
Session 1- July 3-21
Acting, Film Production and Musical Theatre
Session 2- July 24- August 11
Acting, Film Production and Dance on Film

ADULT: 18+, 2 Weeks, $2495, Optional housing $1450
Session 1- June 5-16
Acting, Directing, Producing, Screen Writing, Editing, Scoring for Film, Cinematography
Session 2- June 19-30
Acting, Film Production, Musical Theatre and Dance on Film

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Euro Soccer Camp US
California Location(s)

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

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

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CAMPER AGES: 7-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

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

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

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

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

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Two Rivers Soccer Camp
Graeagle, California

Visit Our Two Rivers Soccer Camp Website
winter office - 415-928-6902
summer office - 530-836-2869

info[AT]tworiverssoccer.com
500 2 Rivers Road
Graeagle, California 96103

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
P.O. Box 266
Saratoga, CA 95071

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CAMPER AGES: 7 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Join us at Two Rivers for our 48th summer! Learn new skills, experience the outdoors and make memories that will last a lifetime. Located near Lake Tahoe and Reno, NV in the beautiful sierras. Two Rivers offers 10 one week programs June through August and campers can attend multiple weeks at a time. The camp offers a mix of high level soccer training and traditional camp activities.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

Two Rivers Soccer Camp is a Top Sleepaway Summer Camp located in Graeagle California offering many fun and educational Sleepaway and other activities, including: Soccer and more. Two Rivers Soccer Camp is a top Sleepaway Camp for ages: 7 - 17.
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CAMP PROGRAM INFO: For complete program info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.tworiverssoccer.com.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete dates and fees information, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.tworiverssoccer.com.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We have a range of camp jobs available at Two Rivers. Head to our employment page to see more info, at: Our Camp Website Link: www.tworiverssoccer.com.

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Camp Saint Francis
Camp Meeker, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 8-13

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, 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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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:
Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, 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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Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy
California Location(s)

Visit Our Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy Website
949-648-2050
marnie[AT]juliefoudyleadership.com
IL

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Illinios
New Jersey
California

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
806 E. Avenida Pico Suite I #318 
San Clemente, CA 92673

CAMPER AGES: 12-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, Team Sports, and more. Lacrosse, & Leadership.

CAMP LOCATION: The JFSLA is held in three locations through the summer. Visit our website for dates and sites.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy combines a five-night, six-day residential Summer Soccer Camp for girls ages 12-18 and a Leadership Academy. This year in NJ we successfully integrated Lacrosse into the Academy for Girls ages 12-18.

We focus on two overlapping components-- Sports and Leadership.

Our summer residential camp locations are in NJ, IL and CA. We have World Class role models, Olympic Gold Medalists and World Champions on staff every year!

The aim of the JFSLA is to expose students to Julie’s great passion: the concept of not just being a leader on the field but a LEADER IN LIFE.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: The JFSLA offers a full and rich leadership curriculum alongside the sport offerings at the Academy.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships available through application process.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
JUNE 28 - JULY 3: (Sat-Thurs) OAKBROOK, IL
JULY 7- 12: (Mon-Sat) HIGHTSTOWN, NJ
JULY 20-25: (Sun-Fri) ATHERTON, CA

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

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

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

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
2150 Allston Way 
Ste 460
Berkeley, CA 94704

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp Massachusetts Video

CAMPER AGES: 12-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 1 week session

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: YEA Camp is a life-changing camp for worldnchanging teens. Our week long overnight camps are for 12-17 year olds who want to make the world a better place.

Founded in 2009, on the belief that kids are naturally compassionate and want to make a difference in the world. Whether they care about climate change, bulleying, homelessness, animal cruelty, gay rights, all of the above, or another important issue, Campers learn to take action to bring about the change they wish to see in the world.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, and more. Leadership Camp Dedicated To Educating Teenagers On How To Make A Difference In The World.

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

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: YEA Camp is a unique and inspiring leadership summer camp for youth 12-17 who care about community service, activism and social justice. A week-long sleep-away program in a beautiful camp location, YEA is designed to be a fun and transformative experience that builds life-long friendships between youth with similar interests. Our program also provides a meaningful opportunity for campers to learn more about some of the issues facing our planet and to get inspired and empowered to take action on those issues.

Campers choose an issue of importance to them (for example, some have chosen climate change, racism, homophobia, homelessness, animal rights) and at YEA they build the knowledge, skills, confidence, and community to take action on that issue long after camp is over. Youth who have participated in our programs report that the camp was one of the most fun, rewarding and life-changing experiences they have had, and, with YEA's community support, have gone on to start school clubs, plan fundraisers for nonprofits, organize community clean-ups, and attend hearings to comment about important community issues.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships and financial aid available.

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

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Premier Soccer Camps, Inc.
California Location(s)

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Dennis206[AT]yahoo.com
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P.O. Box 51
Camarillo, California 93010

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
2605 Carlsbad Blvd
Carlsbad, CA 92008

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CAMPER AGES: 7-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

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

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Soccer Camps

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, Swimming, and more.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
$625.00 - Residential Camp
$450.00 - Day Camp

College-ID Camp-CA-PA

$645.00 - Residential Camp
$475.00 - Day Camp

CA

$695.00 for Residential Camp
$475.00 for Day Camp

$250 non-refundable deposit required for Residential and $150 non-refundable deposit required for day camp.

Deposits are required at the time the registration is submitted. Final balance payment is due no later than July 1st, 2014.

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Murrieta Horse Riding Camp
Murrieta, California

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

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Kats Camp
38176 Calle De Lobo
Murrieta, CA 92562

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CAMPER AGES: 6-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Week days

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Kathleen Elliott's equestrian program combines qualified staff, experienced horses, and excellent facilities to create an atmosphere where campers can refine their horseback riding skills, expand their horsemanship knowledge, and enjoy riding with friends. Kathleen's summer & holiday vacation horse camps aim to teach children (ages 6-16) about the wonderful world of horses.

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

CAMP LOCATION: Kats Camp
38176 Calle De Lobo
Murrieta, CA 92562

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Through horse-related games and activities, campers learn about the care of horses, their characteristics, breeds, colors, and safe handling--both on the ground and while mounted--in a fun-filled environment. Children are supervised by trained staff and counselors and learn horsemanship skills from horses suitable for the young rider. Kids Horse Camp is designed for all levels of riders--from a child's first experience with a horse to an experienced youth rider who shows hunter-jumpers or dressage.

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

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

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

Kathleen Elliott Kids Summer
Horse Riding Camp 2015

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

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

Join Us Fun Summer Horse Camp

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

Welcoming Horse Lovers Of All Levels
Ages 6-16

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Camp-A-Lot and Camp-A-Little
San Diego, California

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619-685-1175
ltaylor[AT]arc-sd.com
3030 Market Street
San Diego, California 92102

CAMPER AGES: 5-70

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): The Arc of San Diego

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Summer resident camp program designed for children, teens and adults with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities. Health Supervisor (RN or LVN) on site 24 hours/day. Staff to camper ratio is 1:1 through 1:5 and depends on the needs of the camper. Limited spaces available for campers who use wheelchairs.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Our facility in 2014 is the Cuyamaca Outdoor School (we lease) in Descanso, California. Camp is located about 45 miles east of our offices near Downtown San Diego. Facility is wheelchair accessible, and located within the Cuyamaca Rancho State Park.

CAMP FACILITIES: 6 large camper cabins that have restrooms and showers and are all wheelchair accessible, outdoor pool, recreation lodges, indoor dining hall, outdoor basketball court, picnic area, infirmary, sports field and 3 amphitheaters (1 large and 2 small), access to several hiking trails within the State Park. Pines, cedars, oaks and grassy meadow.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Traditional summer camp activities include campfire programs, carnivals, talent shows, theme dances, camp olympics, kickball, t-ball, softball, dinosaur egg hunts, crafts and specialty classes like cooking, dance classes, soap making, frisbee golf and more. Everything is adapted when necessary to allow anyone with a disability to participate.

Camp-A-Lot was started in 1964, is sponsored by The Arc of San Diego and is accredited by The American Camp Association.

Staff are pre-screened, interviewed, references checked, complete a background check via the FBI, the Department of Justice and the National Sex Offenders Registry, pass a phycial and a drug test prior to being accepted. Staff go through 4 days of intensive training before camp sessions start. Training includes behavior intervention, health & safety procedures, disability awareness and more.

Camp-A-Lot & Camp-a-Little not only provide 5 days of fun, adventure and socialization for our campers, it also gives their families and care-providers a much needed break.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Counselor Aides In Training program available for campers 16 years and older, contact Camp Director for more information.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Some scholarships available, contact us for more information and guidelines.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2014 Sessions are:

Session #1: Camp-A-Lot, adults ages 18 and older; July 20th through July 24th, 2014.

Session #2: Camp-A-Lot, adults ages 18 and older AND Camp-A-Little, child/teens ages 5-17; July 27th through July 31st, 2014.
NOTE: Camp-A-Lot and Camp-A-Little during Session #2 are held at the same time at the same camp. Children/teen campers are in separate cabins from adults campers and have their own dedicated staff, swim time, dining room tables and most activities.

Contact us for 2014 prices. Camp Registration Materials are sent out in April 2014 via mail and/or e-mail and our forms are available on our website also.

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Camping Unlimited - Camp Krem
Boulder Creek, CA

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831-338-3210
campkrem[AT]gmail.com
102 Brook Lane
Boulder Creek, CA 95006

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CAMPER AGES: 5 - 1, 1955

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Ventura Family YMCA - Sequoia Lake
Visalia , CA

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805-642-2131
sarah.abrams[AT]ciymca.org
107 W Tulare Ave
Visalia , CA 93277

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More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2021 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 9 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Resident Camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Overnight Camp

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

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

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership Program

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

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