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Best 2024 Sleepaway Summer Camps in California

Many of our California Sleepaway Camps are still adding to their info on their 2024 Summer Camps, Programs, Activities & Classes.

You can contact each camp you are interested in to get the latest info on all their 2024 Summer Sleepaway Programs for Teens and Kids.

Early-Bird & Multiple Camper Discounts at California Sleepaway Camps for Summer 2024

Some of the Best 2024 Sleepaway Camps in California offer "Early Bird" and/or Multiple Camper Discounts if you enroll in camp before a certain date, or if you are enrolling more than one camper -- check each camp's listing & website for more info, and for info on any available Sleepaway Camp Scholarships and Financial Aid.

Early Summer Sleepaway Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in California are Starting in May, 2024

Many of our California Sleepaway Camps offer Early Summer Sleepaway Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in May, 2024.

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 Early Summer dates, times and availability.

Early Summer 2024 Sleepaway Camp Open Houses & Reunions

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

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for May, 2024.

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 Early Summer Sleepaway Camp Jobs

Searching for California Sleepaway Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Sleepaway Camps are now listing their 2024 Early Summer Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Early Summer Employment Opportunities" pages.

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FEATURED SLEEPAWAY CAMP

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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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 Lantern Creek
Montgomery, Texas
936-597-8225

Ages: 7 - 17 . All Girl Campers. Overnight Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: While summer might look a little different this year, Camp Lantern Creek promises it will continue to bring the Creeker spirit to our campers and families this summer! CLC Unique, our virtual camp option, will begin on June 22, and will consist of week-long sessions that will offer one-of-a-kind programs unique to each session. Through our virtual programming, we will create memories with our new and seasoned Creekers, virtually.

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

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1-800-718-2787 
(646) 828-3558

101 Johnson Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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: Music/Band, Technology, Video/Filmmaking/Photography 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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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: Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Math, Academics 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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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.




Camp New Heights
Isla Vista, California

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp New Heights Video

CAMPER AGES: 9-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

CAMP FACILITIES: The University of California, Santa Barbara campus

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

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Camp Gan Israel- Contra Costa
Danville, CA

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp Gan Israel- Contra Costa Video

CAMPER AGES: 3 - 12

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
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: Fine Arts/Crafts, Martial Arts, Team Sports 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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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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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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Nike Soccer Camp William Jessup University
Rocklin, California

Visit Our Nike Soccer Camp William Jessup University Website
800-645-3226
soccer[AT]ussportscamps.com
333 Sunset Blvd.
Rocklin, California 95765

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Nike Soccer Camp William Jessup University Video

CAMPER AGES: 8-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Nike camp at William Jessup University is a soccer camp for boys and girls to receive high level training. Participants will work on fine tuning their fundamentals, dynamic abilities, while learning tactical strategies.

At Nike Soccer Camps our goal is to stimulate a love for the game in young athletes by showing them how to accelerate their own progress and success. We are able to offer an unforgettable growth experience no matter what your age or skill level. Campers train with the William Jessup soccer staff at Jessup field.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

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 and that improve the skills of the campers. The best place to become a better soccer player is in the company of coaches and players who share your passion.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please refer to the camp webpage for additional information:
Our Camp Website Link: www.ussportscamps.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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Army and Navy Academy Camp Challenge
Carlsbad, CA

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: Grade 6-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

Camp Challenge (Leadership Development Courses):

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership training.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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:
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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:
Visit Our Camp Website Link: areteem.org for dates and pricing.

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Project Fashion at USC
Los Angeles, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 12-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Chinese Language & Culture Summer Camp
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Beijing, China

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CAMPER AGES: 8 to 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Adventure, Travel, and more. Language Learning. Chinese Learning.

CAMP FACILITIES: Sino Language is pleased to have the The Second High School Attached to Beijing Normal University be our host campus for our Chinese Language & Culture Immersion summer camp in Beijing (LCB). The School was founded in 1953. With the fine school spirit and high teaching quality, the school enjoys a high reputation in the society as well as international influence. It is a prime or a �key� high school of Beijing municipality, and one of the first model schools of Beijing Education Commission.

The School is not only pride of being highly respected in teaching, but also emphasis enough on students� well-rounded development. A large variety of extracurricular activities are arranged after school, including basketball, soccer, volleyball, table tennis, badminton, swimming, Chinese martial arts, hip-hop dance, I-go, guitar, sketching, etc. A number of student groups are organized, such as Theatrical Society, Literature Society, Chinese Studies Society, orchestra as well as some studies groups of research interests.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:
1. Ages 8 to 18 1/2 years of age upon departure; applicants younger than 12 are recommended to have one parent accompanied or pay a children supplement

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

3. Willing to learn Chinese language

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

5000 years of history has made China one of the world's most ancient civilizations. Its mystery, majesty and traditions have made it extremely diverse and magnificent. Its unparalleled growth over the past three decades has also made it a rising power and influential country in the world. Because of these facts, understanding China is essential to embrace the future in an ever globalized world, and learning Chinese is a necessity to stay competitive for young people.

Unique program provides worldwide students age 8 to 18 to learn Chinese language in China, experience the rich culture and explore the country. Intensive Mandarin courses (all levels) combined with colorful activities, eye-opening traveling, full accommodation with meals and air transfer inside of China offers participants a summer full with fun, excitement and learning. More than 200 children and teens from more than 20 countries across the globe take part in this program each summer, creating a fun and diversified environment.

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

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: 2014 Session Dates & Cultural Trips
Chinese Language Summer Camp in Beijing
6/16-7/06: 3 weeks, Terracotta Warriors
7/07-7/27: 3 weeks, Inner Mongolia
7/28-8/17: 3 weeks, Mount Tai & Confucius hometown

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
LCB141 (6/16-7/06, 2014) 3 weeks
Language skills improvement and Chinese culture understanding are equally weighted in this program. The tour towards the end of the session adds greater understanding to China's history by visiting to the magnificent sites of Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an.

LCB142 (7/07-7/27, 2014) 3 weeks
Language skills improvement and Chinese culture understanding are equally weighted in this program. The end-of-program tour offers a chance to enjoy the peculiar natural beauty, brilliant culture, and the nomadic lifestyle of Mongolians. Horse and camel riding add great fun to grassland experience.

LCB143 (7/28-8/17, 2014)3 weeks
Language skills improvement and Chinese culture understanding are equally weighted in this program. Experience the significance historical and cultural mountain - Mt. Tai, one of the "Five Great Mountains" of China. Camp participants will also visit the hometown of Confucius and learn more about the Confucianism.

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

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Leadership & Community Service Summer Camp
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Beijing, China

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 14 to 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:

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

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

3. Willing to learn Chinese language

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Sierra Mountain Music Camp
Nevada City, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 4th-12th

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Catalina Island Camps
Avalon, California

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

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

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

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
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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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Fox Mountain Adventures
Santa Ysabel, California

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

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Fox Mountain Adventures Video

CAMPER AGES: 10-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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Jam Camp West
Loma Mar, California

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Jam Camp West Video

CAMPER AGES: 10-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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: Wilderness/Nature, Horses/Equestrian, Adventure 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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American Musical and Dramatic Academy: High School Summer Conservatory
California Location(s)

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: What is a typical day like?

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

Rehearsals for your Final Performance

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

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

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

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

Payment plans are available upon request.

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

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Summer Institute for the Gifted
California Location(s)

Visit Our Summer Institute for the Gifted Website
203-399-5000
diane[AT]go.giftedstudy.org
Various Campus Locations

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Connecticut, New Jersey, Massachusetts, California, Florida, New York, Maryland, Virginia, Georgia

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1 High Ridge Park, Stamford, CT 06905

CAMPER AGES: 5-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG), a Non-Profit academic program for gifted, academically talented, and creative students, ages 5 to 17, offers summer day, commuter, and residential programs. The 3-week programs combine academics with social, cultural, and recreational opportunities for a truly engaging summer, enriching minds where creativity thrives. Choose from prestigious campuses including Yale, Princeton, Emory, and UCLA, among others. Come see what is exciting and new at GiftedStudy.org! Explore your summer. Expand your mind.

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

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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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Soccer Camps International
Palo Alto, California

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Soccer Camps International Video

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: European Elite Soccer Clubs Youth Summer Soccer Camps in England, Spain, Italy, France, and Portugal with coaching style of Pro Clubs Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Barcelona, AC Milan, Juventus Turin, Inter Milan, Paris Saint Germain and Benfica Lisbon. Residential Camps, Day Camps, Girls Camps, and Goalkeeper Camps options available.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

Soccer Camps International 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 Camps International is a top Sleepaway Camp for ages: 7-18.
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Customized School Trip to China
California Location(s)

Visit Our Customized School Trip to China Website
(866) with-SLG (866) 948-4754 (Toll Free in N. America) (408) 360-9958 (Local or International)
annayu[AT]sinolanguage.org
info[AT]sinolanguage.org
5706 Cahalan Ave #23634
San Jose, California 95153

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China

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CAMPER AGES: 8 to 19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, Adventure, Travel, and more. Language Learning. Chinese Learning. Leadership. Team Building.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Ideal for schools plan to take students travel to China during spring or summer break. Completely customize per school needs (date, length, route, etc); a teacher or leader travel for free for small group of 6 paying students; all logistical support before and during the entire trip; well-trained group managers in China assisting you with all managing and communication works; 24/7 bilingual counselors in China ensuring your students� safety beyond classroom.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Parents or relatives are welcome to join anyone of SLG 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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Nike Cross Country Camp of Champions Stanford University
Stanford, California

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 12-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Nike Cross Country Camp at 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 runners.

The Camp of Champions offers campers the rare opportunity to experience first hand the life of a Stanford student-athlete. The beautiful Stanford campus and hills surrounding the University offer cross country runners miles of challenging and pristine trails. During each run, the campers are placed in small compatible groups based fitness and ability. Each running group is assigned an experienced counselor, for specialized training and individual attention. Instruction is given by Stanford coaches & staff.

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Director 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!

As a third year director of the Stanford Track and Cross Country programs, Coach Miltenberg brings a wealth of experience to The Farm including having coached 39 All-Americans, multiple NCAA champions, as well as having been named the 2011 Coaches’ Association Women’s National Coach of the Year.

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

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

Visit Our Camp-A-Lot and Camp-A-Little Website
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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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:
Watch Our San Diego Summer Music Institute Video

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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Camp Natoma
Paso Robles, California

Visit Our Camp Natoma Website
805-316-0163
info[AT]campnatoma.org
617 Cypress Mountain Dr.
Paso Robles, California 93446

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 3012
San Luis Obispo, CA
93403

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp Natoma Video

CAMPER AGES: 7 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 1 week overnight sessions, Monday - Sunday

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Natoma is a nature-immersive, screen-free summer camp located in the Adelaida Hills of Paso Robles. Since 1941, Camp Natoma has been committed to creating memorable experiences for youth, fostering personal growth, and nurturing a deep appreciation for nature. Camp Natoma offers week-long residential experiences with a wide range of activities, from traditional summer camp experiences like swimming, hiking, drama, and handcrafts, to more advanced skills, including archery, hatchet throwing, and an overnight backpacking trip.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: We can accommodate some special needs - give us a call to learn if Natoma is the right fit for your child.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Swimming, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Archery, Hatchet Throwing, Outdoor Skills, Nature Play & Crafts

CAMP LOCATION: We are located on 360 acres of oak and sycamore-shaded valley in Northern San Luis Obispo County.

CAMP FACILITIES: At Natoma, we sleep under the stars on cots. We also have a swimming pool with water slide, archery and hatchet ranges, dining hall, fire ring, miles of trails, drama platform, and a perennial creek.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Natoma has been providing a week of sleeping under the stars, an experience campers will remember for a lifetime, since 1941. It is operated by Friends of Camp Natoma, a non-profit organization, and is an American Camping Association (ACA) Accredited Camp. At Natoma, campers gain self-confidence, become positive team players, expand their imagination, and develop a relationship with the natural world around them. All staff are dual background-checked, first-aid and CPR certified, and hand-picked for their positive work experience in youth development.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We have a 4-week progressive CIT program for teens finishing 10th and 11th grades.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Full and partial financial aid "Camperships" are available within the registration process. Submissions are due April 15th.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Join our Memorial Day Family Camp Service Weekend to help prepare Camp Natoma for summer programs and be the first to swim in the pool!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2024 SESSION DATES:
Session #1 - JUNE 24 - 30
Session #2 - JULY 1 - 7
Session #3 - JULY 8 - 14
Session #4 - JULY 15 - 21
Session #5 - JULY 22 - 28
Session #6 - JULY 29 - AUGUST 4
Session #7 - AUGUST 5 - 11

RATES:
Early Bird Rate (before 1/31/24): $995
Regular Rate: $1095
Sibling Discount: $100 off for each younger sibling

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are hiring for all positions for Summer 2024. Check out the "Join the Team" tab on our website to read our job descriptions, FAQs, and to apply. First-round interviews start in December/January.

If you have any questions, please contact Diana at diana[AT]campnatoma.org or call 805-316-0163.

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Camp E.L.K.
Wrightwood, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 5-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): YMCA Orange County

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

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

CAMP LOCATION: Wrightwood, CA

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

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

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial assistance is available

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

October 27th – 29th

Price: $150 per person (ages 3+)

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

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

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

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

Pricing:

$510
Required Deposit: $100
10% Sibling Discount

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

Enrollment is limited to 40 campers.

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

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US Sports/Nike Camps
California Location(s)

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1-800-NIKE-CAMP
800-645-3226 (Nike Camps)
800-433-6060 (All other camps)
800-406-3926 (NBC Camps)
877-308-7325 (Peak Performance Swim Camps)
888-780-2267 (Vogelsinger Soccer Academy)

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Over 700 Camp Locations Across the US & Canada

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
AL, AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MA, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, CANADA

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
US Sports Camps, Inc.
1010 B Street, Suite 450
San Rafael, CA 94901

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: Most junior camps accept participants between the ages of 10-18, however some of our day camps will accept those as young as 5. Adult programs offered, too. See our camp specific web pages to find out exact ages for each program.

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Weekend programs available in some areas. International campers welcome.

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

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Now celebrating over 40 years of camp! We offer camps across a variety of sports which run for one, two or three consecutive sessions across the US and Canada. USSC partners with the country's best coaches to direct our camps at top-rated, professionally-equipped training facilities. International programs offered, too.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Gymnastics, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Team Sports, and more. Other Camps: Crew, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, MultiSport, Rugby, Running, Ultimate, Waterpolo, Gymnastics, Hockey, & Yoga.

CAMP LOCATION: Over 700 Locations throughout the US and Canada. International locations, too. Please visit our website for a complete list of camps offered near you, at Our Camp Website Link: www.ussportscamps.com.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our camps are offered at top-rated, professionally equipped sports training facilities.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Sports are FUN, but they are more fun when you get better! Our professional, passionate, and positive coaches will help your child become a better player and a more inspired athlete. Camp provides the perfect opportunity to improve skills, make new friends, laugh hard, and smile a lot. Our Mission is to shape a lifelong enjoyment of athletics through high quality sports education and skill enhancement while consistently exceeding the expectations of our customers!

During the summer of 2014 more than 70,000 US and international campers attended a US Sports Camps program. US Sports Camps currently offers 24 programs in 15 different sports.

Our summer sports camps include: Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Multi-Sport, Rugby, Running, Soccer, Softball, Swim, Tennis, Ultimate, Volleyball, Waterpolo, and Yoga. We also offer several International sports camps around the world. Our sports camps continue to grow thanks to an outstanding community of Camp Directors and the dedication of the entire USSC staff. We expect 2015, our 41st year in business, to be our best year ever. We look forward to seeing you at camp!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Many of our sports camps offer sessions and special weekend clinics year-round. Please contact us for details.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete information regarding summer camp sessions and fees, please visit our website at: Our Camp Website Link: www.ussportscamps.com.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Each camp director is responsible for hiring their own staff and typically hire in late winter and early spring. If you are interested in applying for a position, please email the appropriate sport mailbox at Our Camp Website Link: www.ussportscamps.com and we will forward on your information to any director looking for additional staff.

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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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Camp Yofi
Irvine, CA

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2024 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 2nd grade - 11th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

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

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

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

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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:
Watch Our Nike Aztec Soccer Academy & Camps San Diego State University Video

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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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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Camp Mendocino
Mendocino, California

Visit Our Camp Mendocino Website
415-445-5477
camperapplication[AT]kidsclub.org
Mendocino, California

CAMPER AGES: 8-14 year-olds, plus a teen program for 15-17 year-olds.

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 10 day residential camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Camp Mendocino is a program of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Science, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 3.5 miles North of San Francisco, CA on 200 acres in a redwood forest. We provide transportation to and from San Francisco on the first and last days of Camp.

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers sleep in cabins (or if they are really lucky teepees) with a staff member in each cabin or teepee. Cabins/teepees have six bunk beds and are solid wood structures with canvas flaps covering the windows and the door. Each tribe has a set of brand new bathrooms with individual restrooms and showers.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: For over 80 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco has been providing this creative, fun and supportive camping experience for youth ages eight to 18. We surround our kids with positive role models 24-hours a day to provide the love and encouragement they need to realize their full potential.

Located in a 2,000 acre beautiful redwood forest three and half hours north of San Francisco, Camp Mendocino offers programs that are clearly unique to those offered at our nine Clubhouses in San Francisco. As with all of our programs at Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco, kids learn respect for others and themselves and are given opportunities to learn, grow and succeed.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We have a LIT program for teens 15-17. It is a job readiness program in which teens participate in various workshops (i.e., resume writing), as well as shadow different jobs at Camp. Teens attend Camp for free and have the opportunity to earn a stipend. For more information please visit our website at: Our Camp Website Link: campmendocino.org

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships are widely available to all those who apply. Camp Mendocino is a program of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco. We believe every child should have the opportunity to experience Camp.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Camp2College (C2C) is a year round program for teens that excelled in the Leaders in Training (LIT) program. The program focuses on preparing youth for the future and post-secondary education. Teens attend monthly workshops on topics ranging from college applications and professions in nonprofits, as well as participate in a range of volunteer opportunities.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For more information about Camp dates and fees please visit our website, at Our Camp Website Link: www.campmendocino.org

Session 1 (Project Avary/Project Trailblazer): This session is comprised of two separate groups that are by invitation only

Session 2 (Project Noyo-military exclusive): June 30-July 8

Session 3: July 8-July 17

Session 4: July 19-July 28

Session 5: July 28-August 6

Session 6: August 6-August 14

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
At Camp Mendocino, we employ approximately 80 adult staff. The following staff characteristics are the most important for success at Camp Mendocino: high energy, a strong work ethic, teamwork, flexibility, patience, strong values, and a passion for serving youth!

Our mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.

For a complete listing of open positions please visit our website at: Our Camp Website Link: www.campmendocino.org.

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Summer at SFCM
San Francisco, California

Visit Our Summer at SFCM Website
415-503-6254
lreynolds[AT]sfcm.edu
50 Oak Street
San Francisco, California 94102

CAMPER AGES: 10+

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: San Francisco Conservatory of Music offers both residential and day camps. 2022 Offerings include National Brass Ensemble Academy, Technology and Applied Composition Immersive, Guitar Workshop, Vocal Academy, Gilbert & Sullivan Scenes and Harp Camp.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Musical Theater, Music/Band, and more. Gilbert & Sullivan Scenes
Guitar
Harp
Music Technology & Composition
Brass
Voice

CAMP LOCATION: All programs are held in the San Francisco Conservatory of Music's state-of-the-art facility in the San Francisco's Civic Center neighborhood, easily accessible via public transportation. Students enrolled in residential camps will be housed at the Bowes Center.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: All camps are admission by audition. Previous experience is required.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Complete details for the various sessions are available online at Our Camp Website Link: www.sfcm.edu.

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NBC Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our NBC Camps Website
mmaguire[AT]nbccamps.com
Many Locations Nationwide
10003 N Division St
Spokane, Washington 99218

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Washington
Idaho
Colorado
Montana
Oregon
California
Alaska
Texas
North Carolina
Kansas
Hawaii
Florida
Arizona
Michigan

CAMPER AGES: 8-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

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

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: NBC Camps has been training athletes for success on and off the court for more than 45 years. Coaches have designed a unique summer camp program that will help you excel in every aspect of Basketball and Volleyball. From the curriculum to the tournaments and games, from quality coaches to the life skills training...NBC Camps is the total camp for the total person.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Volleyball, and more.

NBC Camps is a Top Sleepaway Summer Camp located in Spokane California offering many fun and educational Sleepaway and other activities, including: Basketball, Volleyball and more. NBC Camps is a top Sleepaway Camp for ages: 8-18.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located in 14 different states. Please visit our website for dates, locations, and prices. Our Camp Website Link: www.nbccamps.com

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our staff are knowledgeable about their sport and are current or former coaches and players from different universities and backgrounds. We have been training athletes for 45+ years and know the difference it takes to excel on the court and in life.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit our website for the complete list of dates and prices.

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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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New York Film Academy
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
New York, Florida and California

CAMPER AGES: 10-13 and 14-17

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Soccer Academy California
Carpinteria, California

Visit Our The Soccer Academy California Website
800-645-3226
soccer[AT]ussportscamps.com
1960 Cate Mesa Road
Carpinteria, California 93013

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 8-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Our soccer camps were founded by the head coaches at UCLA and UCSB in 1973. The Soccer Academy has been training youth players for 44 years in Southern California and Arizona. 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.

There are also penalty kick competitions, Soccer Olympics, Super Soccer, and the Styro Cup Challenge. At the end of the week, each camper sits down with their coach and receives a full written evaluation to help prepare for the new season. No other camp has developed such a complete program or can match our years of excellence.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Our home is the stunningly beautiful Cate School, located eleven miles east of Santa Barbara. The soccer fields are in close proximity to the dorms and the cafeteria has lots of healthy options. Cate School also brings many new fun evening activities to our Soccer Academy Campers!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Highlights Include

Professional and international coaching staff
Written evaluations for each camper
15:1 Camper to staff ratio
Team play, skill development and scrimmages
New, fun evening activities!
Players are grouped by age and ability

Celebrating our 44th year of running camp, we continue to be leader in youth soccer programs. Our campers have won high school championships, state cups, NCAA, NAIA, and junior college national championships. They have also competed on state select, USYSA regional, U.S. Junior National, and U.S. World Cup teams. Our coaching staff has included 34 college coaches, 23 foreign professional players, and 17 American pros.

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

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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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Camping Unlimited - Camp Krem
Boulder Creek, CA

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

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CAMPER AGES: 5 - 1, 1955

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
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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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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Amplify Sleep Away Camp for Girls
Ojai, California

Visit Our Amplify Sleep Away Camp for Girls Website
805-699-5247
info[AT]girlsrocksb.org
8585 N Ojai Rd
Ojai, California 93023

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 5782
Santa Barbara, CA 93150

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 8-18 years old

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Girls + gender-expansive youth only; sessions last 1, 2, or 4+ weeks; lots of optional add-ons for both day and sleep away campers

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Amplify Sleep Away Camp is an award-winning overnight and day summer camp for girls ages 8–18, located in Ojai, California, less than 2 hours northwest of Los Angeles in the gorgeous Topatopa Mountains. Every girl deserves the chance to be their most authentic selves while creating original artwork in music, photo, film, and more, and Amplify helps them do that with lifelong friends and positive role models in a safe, supportive environment.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Technology, Academics, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

Amplify Sleep Away Camp for Girls  is a Top Sleepaway Summer Camp located in Ojai California offering many fun and educational Sleepaway and other activities, including: Fine Arts/Crafts, Adventure, Theater and more. Amplify Sleep Away Camp for Girls  is a top Sleepaway Camp for ages: 8-18 years old.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located 90 miles northwest of Los Angeles, CA on 500+ beautiful private acres of wilderness. Multiple shuttles to/from camp for both day camp and sleep away camp available in Ventura, Santa Barbara, and Los Angeles!

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Amplify Sleep Away Camp offers 4 unique tracks: rock band (basic + intensive), photography, music production, and advanced leader-in-training (LIT). Learn more about them at Our Camp Website Link: www.girlsrocksb.org

These tracks are campers' concentration for each session. All instruction takes place in small group lessons and is led by experienced and enthusiastic female musicians, producers, artists, and teachers.

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

SPECIAL GUEST ARTIST PERFORMANCES
Every session, a different band plays a live set for the girls and then sticks around for an intimate Q&A. In our end of program survey this was a major highlight for the girls. They learned about different genres of music and had a fun time listening to the bands and getting to engage in meaningful discussions with the visiting artists.

FINAL SHOWCASE
At the end of the session, all campers show off their original work at the Final Showcase for the whole camp community!

THE FACILITY
Amplify Sleep Away Camp is very proudly in residence at Besant Hill School. Set in the mountains of Ojai, California, this amazing facility boasts one of the best views in Ventura County. Campers have private, air-conditioned residence halls, a private pool, a movie theatre for evening films, and delicious meals provided (dietary restrictions honored).

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY | ALL EQUIPMENT PROVIDED | SPACES OPEN ACROSS EVERY SESSION

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: LIT PROGRAM: All campers in 11th or 12th grade participate in this intentional leader-in-training (LIT) program, where teens get all the fun of sleep away camp, but also all the professional experience and skill development of an advanced internship. Plus, LITs get to go on ADDITIONAL OFF-CAMPUS TRIPS designed just for them, and did we mention all the community service hours LITs can earn? (Spoiler alert: it's 40 whole hours!)

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

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We proudly offer full scholarships and partial tuition assistance to our struggling families, and several different discounts for everyone else! Learn more here (www.girlsrocksb.org/amplify-sleep-away-camp) and here (www.girlsrocksb.org/rates-dates)

OTHER CAMP INFO: For a minimum of 1 week and up to 8 weeks, our budding young artists focus on their chosen creative track (e.g., photography, rock band), then they also choose from over 50 weekly electives, like ever-popular DJing, skateboarding, screen printing, zine making, tie-dye, friendship bracelets, writing love letters to your future self, and many more.

Every week we also venture out on incredible day trips, like our local beaches for surfing or camp outs, and more! We also hold super fun camp-wide community events, like Friday night dance parties, pool parties, and of course our big end-of-camp showcase!

For girls staying multiple sessions we offer free adventure trips to Catalina Island and the Kern River, where we'll kayak, zip line, whitewater rafting, and more!

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

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

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Camp Wego
California Location(s)

Visit Our Camp Wego Website
352-445-2044
352-249-6783

info[AT]campwego.com
Florida Locations

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Florida, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

CAMPER AGES: 14-65

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Travel Tours Camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Wego offers high-quality tours for teen and adults with special needs year around. Our travel programs are unforgettable adventures. We are not your ordinary travel Camp! On our exciting, supervised educational travel programs, individuals learn new skills, make lifelong friends and explore extraordinary cultures in United States and abroad.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Camp Wego is a Travel camp serving teens and adult with special needs ages 14-65. We are a small travel special needs camp that travel in the United States and abroad. We are able to provide low staffing ratios, 1 to 4. (1:1 if needed) We have highly credentialed and experienced staff so each individuals needs are met. We add new and innovative travel and activities each year.

Our travel is designed to enhance social, friendship, culture, and other vital life skills that promote independence. Camp Wego helps travelers make new friends while traveling in a safe, fun and educational environment.

We offer high-quality supervised tours for teens and adults with special needs year around. Our travel programs are specialized for individuals with Developmental Disabilities, Autism, Learning Disabilities, ADHD and Asperger's syndrome.

Individuals must be ambulatory and be able to take care of personal hygiene needs.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, and more. Travel, Travel Abroad, Cruises, Camping, Sightseeing, Theme Parks, Culture

CAMP LOCATION: Our year-round office is located in Florida. Our trips depart and operate from many of domestic and international locations. Our staff training is held every year in Florida.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Wego is fully committed to developing life and social skills for individuals with special needs ages 14 and up. We believe that our travel trips are a great way to experience independence, improve social skills, and increase self-esteem in a secure, safe and also an exciting environment. Our primary goals are to help travelers build self-esteem, develop better social skills and self-expression, make and maintain friendships, improve fine motor skills, gross motor skills, and sensory integration.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Camp Wego travels year around.

OTHER CAMP INFO: No Financial aid offered.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Most trips cost $1000 and up

For complete info visit Our Camp Website Link: www.campwego.com

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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: Adventure, Waterfront/Aquatics, Wilderness/Nature 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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LA Galaxy Youth Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our LA Galaxy Youth Camps Website
310.630.2287
programs[AT]lagalaxy.com
18400 S Avalon Blvd
Suite 200
Carson, California 90746

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Torrance, CA; Glendale, CA; Irvine, CA

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our LA Galaxy Youth Camps Video

CAMPER AGES: 6-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Our Youth Camps range from half/full day, weekdays/weekends and commuter/residential

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Our LA Galaxy Youth Camps are open to players ages 6-16 years and range in experience level. Whether you're just starting out your soccer journey, looking to enhance those skills or wanting to be discovered, we've got you covered. Our Camps offer a variety of engaging, positive and professional types of training for players eager to have fun and learn. Train like a G all summerlong!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: A vast majority of our Youth Camps are hosted on the campus of Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, CA. We also host in Glendale, Torrance, Orange County and other locations throughout Southern California.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: LA Galaxy Youth Soccer Camps provide a platform for players ages 6-16 and all levels of ability to play soccer in a challenging and exciting environment. Our professional USSF Certified Youth Coaching Staff create a unique atmosphere for all players to receive the highest coaching instruction while enjoying being developed as a soccer player.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We have limited scholarship opportunities for select Youth Camps. Please reach out to programs[AT]lagalaxy.com for more information.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: In addition to Youth Camps, our team also hosts year-round activities all yearlong! We have our Galaxy Juniors Presented by Dignity Health (weekly; ages 18mo-7yrs), our Skills Training (weekly; ages 6-14) and our Youth Leagues (weekly; U8-U14).

Visit below!
Galaxy Juniors: Our Camp Website Link: youth.lagalaxy.com
Skills Training: Our Camp Website Link: youth.lagalaxy.com
Youth Leagues: Our Camp Website Link: youth.lagalaxy.com

OTHER CAMP INFO: Benefits of the LA Galaxy Youth Camps include:

-Two (2) LA Galaxy Camp t-shirts
-LA Galaxy gift bag
-Professional instruction from LA Galaxy Youth Coaches
-LA Galaxy Certificate of Completion
-Nightly Camper challenges
-Tour of Dignity Health Sports Park (only at DHSP Camps; pending availability)
-And so much more!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit our website for all dates/pricing options: Our Camp Website Link: youth.lagalaxy.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
The LA Galaxy are always looking to add qualified and experienced coaches to our Youth Development Coaching staff.

You can explored and apply here: Our Camp Website Link: youth.lagalaxy.com

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Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camps at University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Visit Our Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camps at University of Southern California Website
330-333-2267
info[AT]wilsontenniscamps.com
The University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Overnight with Commuter option

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camp at the University of Southern California has become one of our most popular camps – selling out early in 2014. Run by the staff of one of the nation’s premier women’s tennis programs, the camp features the latest teaching techniques, first rate facilities, and a comprehensive instructional program.

Directed by Associate Women’s tennis coach, West Nott, the Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camp at USC is for boys and girls ages 7-18 of all skill levels. Coach Nott enters his seventh season as assistant coach at USC, honored as the 2009 ITA West Region Assistant Coach of the Year in his second season with the Women of Troy. He came to Troy after serving as a volunteer assistant with the Washington men’s program, following a successful collegiate playing career at Georgia Tech.

Each camper will receive instruction on the fundamentals of all major strokes and will enhance their skills through repetition, ball-feeding drills, live-ball situations and competitive match play. In addition, campers will be exposed to team competition and match play in singles and doubles. These camps are excellent preparation for anyone interested in participating in middle school, high school or USTA team tennis, or preparing to compete in USTA leagues and/or tournaments.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
and more.

CAMP LOCATION: The Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camp at the University of Southern California is a brand new camp for 2013. Run by the staff of one of the nation�s premier women�s tennis programs, the camp will feature the latest teaching techniques, first rate facilities, and a comprensive instructional program.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
SESSION I: June 21-26, 2015
SESSION II: July 5-10, 2015

CAMP TYPE: Overnight Camp with Commuter Option

TIMES: All day for Overnight / Commuters 9am-9pm daily / Full Day 9am-4pm (includes lunch)

FEES: Overnight - $885 / Commuter $750 / Full Day $625

AGES: Boys and Girls ages 7-18 of all skill levels

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Adventure Treks
California Location(s)

Visit Our Adventure Treks Website
888-954-5555
info[AT]adventuretreks.com
PO Box 1321
Flat Rock, NC 28731

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, Alaska, British Columbia

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 12–18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Teen Summer Adventure Camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Adventure Treks’ summer camps for teens are all about making memories, fostering lifelong friendships, and creating more confident and capable young men and women. We want each of our students to discover their best selves, and we believe that the great outdoors is just the way to do it. Our commitment to creating a close-knit community is what sets us apart. Plus, our trips are technology-free, so students learn to “survive” (and even thrive!) without electronics.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Weightloss, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Hiking, Camping, Whitewater Rafting, Backpacking, Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Caving, Sea Kayaking, Whitewater Kayaking, Mountaineering, Canoeing, Ziplining, Inflatable Kayaking, Ice Climbing

Adventure Treks is a Top Sleepaway Summer Camp located in Flat Rock California offering many fun and educational Sleepaway and other activities, including: Waterfront/Aquatics, Swimming, Wilderness/Nature and more. Adventure Treks is a top Sleepaway Camp for ages: 12–18.
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CAMP LOCATION: We operate 8- to 30-day fun adventure camps in WA, OR, CA, CO, ID, WY, AK, and BC!

CAMP FACILITIES: All trips begin at a designated airport. Students explore the most scenic and beautiful places in a particular region, and travel between activity sites in brand-new, 15-passenger vans. We spend each night in a tent, and students learn how to cook in the backcountry—with plenty of guidance from our instructors! They go backpacking, camping, whitewater rafting, rock climbing, whitewater kayaking, ziplining, ice climbing, canoeing, sea kayaking, inflatable kayaking, mountaineering, and mountain biking.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Physical and emotional safety is our top priority.
Fun and exciting outdoor activities help teens grow and gain life skills and a greater sense of self. Our exceptional instructor role models take a sincere interest in the growth and development of young people. We inspire young people to develop a lifetime love of the outdoors and with a corresponding conservation ethic. We empower students to create an inclusive and reflective community that maintains a culture of kindness, sense of humor, and spirit of cooperation and volunteerism. We strive to be a sustainable and responsive business, with a focus on our families and the quality of our programs. We form long-term relationships with our students, their families, instructors, staff, and outfitters.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership Summit (for 11th and 12th graders) is the perfect opportunity to strengthen leadership skills for roles in the outdoor industry starting in college.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial aid available to several students a year, based on need and merit. Email info[AT]adventuretreks.com for more information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
See all dates and rates at: Our Camp Website Link: www.adventuretreks.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Our instructor role models:
- Average age is 27 (minimum age is 21)
- All college graduates
- At minimum, all are medically trained as wilderness first responders. However, many more have additional certifications.
- Significant experience working with teenagers in the outdoors
- Clean driving record

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Camp Quest West
Nevada City, CA

Visit Our Camp Quest West Website
209 610-0651
Camp Locations in Northern & Southern CA
Nevada City, CA

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 1582, Lodi, CA 95241

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Weeklong Overnight

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Humanist, atheist, agnostic, freethinker

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: We blend world-class science and critical thinking games with the traditional all-American outdoor camp experience. Think the glories of evolution paired with campfires and canoeing! Along the way, we build community, letting kids know that the skeptical community has something special to offer the world and role models to emulate.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Science, Academics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Camp Quest Is Designed For Children From Non-religious Families: Atheists, Humanists, Agnostics, Freethinkers & Others With A Naturalistic World View.

CAMP LOCATION: Our Northern California session is in the California Sierra foothills near Nevada City, CA

Our Southern California session is at California Angeles National Forest near Wrightwood, CA

CAMP FACILITIES: Multiple cabins in a wooded area, outdoor pool and/or pristine lake for swimming, recreation/dining hall, outdoor activities.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We blend world-class science and critical thinking games with the traditional all-American outdoor camp experience. Think the glories of evolution paired with campfires and canoeing! Along the way, we build community, letting kids know that the skeptical community has something special to offer the world and role models to emulate.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Campers between the ages of 15 and 17 will love our Leadership Track program (and so will parents)!

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial aid is available. More details: Our Camp Website Link: west.campquest.org

OTHER CAMP INFO: Campers between the ages of 15-17 will love our Leadership Track program (and so will parents)!

We have customized our curriculum and activities for teenagers to:
* Be more challenging,
* Include leadership and social responsibilities, and
* Provide an opportunity to chart their own course.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our Northern California session is from July 6-12.

Our Southern California session is from July 20-26.

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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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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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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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Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp
California Location(s)

Visit Our Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp Website
888-762-2263
info[AT]rockcamp.com
5259 Lankershim Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 91601

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
We have camps in various locations throughout the year lasting from 1-5 days. Dates and Rock Stars in attendance vary. Please visit our website for the latest info.

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CAMPER AGES: Any

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Experiences range from 1-5 days

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: You on Stage with Rock Stars! Jam, Rehearse, Write, Record and Perform with the World's Greatest Rock Stars! As a participant in a Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp™ 4 Day Destination Camp, you'll be placed in a band with a Rock Star counselor, learn or perfect your knowledge of an instrument, write, record and perform an original song with your band, get schooled by Rock and Roll's greatest talents, and perform live on stage at a major venue in front of your family and friends! Most participants have some musical skills ranging from beginner, to intermediate to master. We will group you accordingly. We also offer a Young Rockers group for ages 12 -16. See our line-up of Rock Stars in our menu of upcoming camps on our website.

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

Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp is a Top Sleepaway Summer Camp located in Los Angeles California offering many fun and educational Sleepaway and other activities, including: Music/Band, Travel and more. Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp is a top Sleepaway Camp for ages: Any.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the heart of Hollywood near Universal Studios and many other attractions.

CAMP FACILITIES: Fully stocked with top of the line gear and instruments including Roland, Zildjian, DW, Remo, Fender, Gibson, Electro-Voice etc. The facility has been graced with the presence of Steve Tyler and other of similar caliber.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: As a participant in a Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp™, you'll get the rock and roll royal treatment! You'll live the rock n' roll lifestyle day and night, learning or perfecting your knowledge of an instrument, practicing and jamming with your band, and learning the ins and outs of the music business - all in the company of some serious Rock Stars!

All musical levels are welcome from beginners to retirees.

When you book a Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp™ Corporate Team-Building Program, your group will participate in a unique and cutting edge team building experience that engages them as they write and perform an original (well known) song about your company's product or service, values, goals and message. Your organization will be motivated and energized as they effortlessly gravitate away from problem-based thinking and move towards resolutions, success and an action-oriented mindset through the power of rock 'n' roll. The Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp method delivers lasting results every time and is guaranteed to impact your company in the most memorable, innovative and creative way while having a ton of fun at the same time! These events can be held anywhere and be customized to your liking. No musical experience is required.

Here's a sneak peek at what to expect at a 4 Day Destination Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp™:
• Small group instruction with celebrity musicians
• Campers are placed in a band with a rock star counselor for the entire duration of the camp. We place you in a band based on all of the information your provide upon registration - i.e. skill level, musical preferences etc.
• You'll have the opportunity to learn from and jam with the other Rock Stars Counselors in the evenings during master classes and themed jam rooms.
• Write and record an original song with your band!
• Perform live on stage to a sold out audience at a major Rock Venue
• Special guest and counselor-led master class sessions in drums, bass, guitar, songwriting, etc.
• Daily meals with celebrity musicians and campers
• Rehearsal time at professional rehearsal studios (you'll play where the stars play!)
• Plenty of opportunities for photos and autographs as guest stars walk through the camp all week (so be sure to bring your camera and sharpies!)
• A link to your grand finale performance = you rockin' out live on stage at a concert venue

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Our counselors have performed for huge crowds in worldwide arena tours and played on numerous gold records that you have played along with for years!

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Payment plans are available - call our office to inquire.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): The camp is a perfect gift for the musicain in your life.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Check our website for the latest information.

OTHER CAMP INFO: We pride ourselves on a non-competitive and encouraging enviornment.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Check our website for the latest information on Rock Stars in attendance and dates and locations of upcoming camps

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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: Adventure, 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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The Ranch at Live Oak Malibu
Malibu, CA

Visit Our The Ranch at Live Oak Malibu Website
(310) 457-8700
theranchmalibu[AT]gmail.com
inquiry[AT]theranchmalibu.com
12220 Cotharin Road
Malibu, CA 90265

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CAMPER AGES: Generally 18+ (we have taken younger guests however)

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 7 day and 4 day programs

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: A results oriented fitness and wellness retreat located on an organic, vegetarian ranch in the Santa Monica Mountains north of Los Angeles. Our program features yoga, hiking and daily massage.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Weightloss, Swimming, Team Sports, and more. Hiking, Yoga, Massage Therapy, Nutrition Classes, Fitness Classes, Core Training, Swimming, Meditation, Guided Imagery

CAMP LOCATION: The Ranch is located in the Santa Monica Hills of Malibu, just north of Los Angeles. Our 4 day program (R4.0) is located at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village, CA.

CAMP FACILITIES: The Ranch at Live Oak Malibu is set on a historic working ranch with a place in Southern California history. Our retreat spans acres of native grounds, offering hiking trails, picturesque mountain and canyon views. The Ranch offers the perfect setting to focus on your health, fitness, nutrition and wellness goals. The calming colors and beautiful decor of our private accommodations enhance relaxation. Your stay at The Ranch will feel as if you are in a friend's comfortable guest house.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Food, fitness activities, classes, and private accommodations are included with the price of one week's stay. Food served here is all vegetarian and organic, with a good portion of the produce coming from our own sustainable farm. We allow groups to reserve the entire week and bring their friends. In this instance, we can tailor a program to handle the groups fitness level. This can include corporate executives, YPO Forums, Seniors, mother/daughter groups, friends, colleagues, college groups, large families, etc. In addition to all the usual amenities of our weeklong program, R4.0 guests also have access to the California Health and Longevity Institute and its many treatments and the Four Seasons Spa (at additional cost).

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Both the original weeklong program and R4.0 are year round.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
The Ranch at Live Oak Malibu is open year round. Please see our website for more information.

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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

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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:
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Our Camp Website Link: www.ussportscamps.com

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US Performing Arts Camps
California Location(s)

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

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

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

CAMP FACILITIES: Facilities vary depending on location.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Player ONE powered by Nike Soccer Camps at San Domenico School
San Anselmo, California

Visit Our Player ONE powered by Nike Soccer Camps at San Domenico School Website
800-645-3226
soccer[AT]ussportscamps.com
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, California 94960

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CAMPER AGES: 5-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Player ONE and Nike Soccer Camps create a fun, safe environment where kids can develop their soccer skills and love for the game!

Coach Ben Maxwell and the Player ONE philosophy are coming to Marin county for the first time in 2017! Your Player One experience will be one that you cannot wait to live over and over again. Unique in name, approach, process and product, Player One is your ultimate soccer camp as you look to maximize your player's ability over the summer. Player One is everything would want from a traditional soccer camp, plus unique, player-centric approach!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP FACILITIES: San Domenico School

Founded in 1850, San Domenico is an independent co-educational (pre-K through Grade 12) day and boarding school located on 200 hectares in San Anselmo, California. The campus features state-of-the-art academic facilities, a music conservatory, riding stables, swimming pool, gymnasium and six tennis courts. Located in Marin County, San Anselmo is eight kilometers from Central San Rafael and 26 kilometers north from downtown San Francisco. California’s beautiful Napa and Sonoma counties and the northern coastline and beaches are within a 50-minute drive.

San Domenico is an independent co-educational (pre-K through Grade 12) day and boarding school located on 495 acres in San Anselmo, California. Founded in 1850, it is California's first independent school. On campus, are state-of-the-art academic faculties, a music conservatory, riding stables, swimming pool, gymnasium, an organic garden, 2,358 solar panels, and six tennis courts. San Anselmo is located in Marin County, eight kilometers from Central San Rafael and 26 kilometers north from downtown San Francisco. From Marin County, the beautiful Napa and Sonoma counties as well as the Northern California coastline and beaches are within a 50-minute drive.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: A native of Scotland, Ben Maxwell has been coaching in the USA for 13 years. Ben has coached in 10 states, and has been settled in California for 10 years. In his time in California, Ben has proven to be one of the top youth soccer coaches, notably when it comes to the long term technical development of the player.

Low Camper to Coach Ratio of 12:1

Camp is open to ages 9-16, of any ability level. Youth soccer players have the opportunity to train for the best through presentations, on field training, small sided games and a video evaluation.

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

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Kennolyn Camps
Soquel, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 1st through 9th graders

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
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:
Please see our website for more jobs information.  Thanks!

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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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A* Summer Math Camp
Santa Clara, CA

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Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

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CAMPER AGES: Both residential and day camp options are available to students above 12 (in July). Younger students

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Both residential and day-camp options are available.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Math, Academics, and more. A* Summer Math Camp Is A Unique Opportunity For Interested & Talented Students To Improve Their Math Skills During Summer Time Where Students Are Guided & Trained By Utilizing National & International Competitions In A Fun & Challenging Environment.

CAMP LOCATION: Students may choose to be residential or day-campers.

A* Summer Math camp will be hosted at Santa Clara University (SCU). SCU is in the heart of the Silicon Valley, where major hi-tech companies such as Google and Apple are located. The university campus is very close to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. It takes only minutes to arrive at the campus from the airport.

CAMP FACILITIES: Residential students will be accommodated at the campus housing facilities. More information about the location can be found at the following site: Our Camp Website Link: www.scu.edu

Spacious residence halls provide two-bedroom suites occupying up to 4 guests with double or single options. Traditional dormitories are double occupancy rooms, sharing a semi-private hallway bathroom. The Marketplace is the main dining facility on campus. This central location with it's beautiful ambiance, and innovative menus welcomes students, staff, faculty and campus visitors with convenient hours 7 days a week. Exhibition cooking, a full service deli, local produce, sustainable seafood and vegan/vegetarian-conscious menus are just a few of the features.

All meals are available to enjoy in the caf� or are easily taken to go. Our Camp Website Link: scu.cafebonappetit.com

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Levels: There will be four levels at the camp: MathCounts/AMC-8, AMC10/12, AIME, and USAMO.

Curriculum: Each week will be devoted to one of the four main areas. The focus will be on Number Theory and Algebra/Analysis in Period-I and Geometry and Combinatorics in Period-II.

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 whose curriculum is aligned with prestigious national and international competitions. They provide a motivational and challenging environment for students.

Lectures are given by A* Faculty and other instructors who have participation and/or training experience in national/international Olympiads such as USA Math Olympiads (USAMO) and the International Math Olympiads (IMO).

FACULTY

Mehmet Kaysi
- Math and Science Olympiad Program Coordinator, Accord Institute A* Program (2009 - present)
-International Math Olympiad Participant (2004)
-Balkan Math Olympiad Silver Medal (2004)

Ali Gurel, Ph.D.
-Mathematics Instructor, Accord Institute A* Program (2008 - present)
-USA Math Olympiad Summer Program Instructor (2007, 2008, 2010)
-Ph.D, Caltech (2008)
-Scott Russell Johnson Prize for Excellence in Graduate Teaching, Caltech (2007)
-Freshman Summer Institute Workshop Leader, Caltech (2006)
-MA, UCSB (2002)
-International Math Olympiad Silver Medalist (1996)

Liubomir Chiriac
-Graduate at Caltech, Ph.D. Candidate
-Undergraduate at Princeton (2006-2010)
-International Math Olympiad Bronze Medalist (2004, 2005, 2006)
-Balkan Math Olympiad Silver Medalist (2006), Bronze Medalist (2005)
-Author of the book for Olympiad students: "Competitive Geometry"

Iurie Boreico
-Ph.D. Candidate, Stanford University
-BA, Harvard University, 2011
-Balkan Math Olympiad (2003 Bronze, 2004 Silver)
-International Math Olympiad (2003 Silver, 2004 Gold, 2005 Gold, 2006 Gold, 2007 Silver)

OTHER CAMP INFO: Activities: In A* camps, activities are carefully selected, and we have four different types of activities that contribute to student improvement:

- Strategy, board, and math games to improve analytical reasoning, visual perception, and logical deduction
- Movies that are educational, instructional and motivating
- Outdoor sports and activities to improve the team spirit
- Math and science oriented team competitions

Field Trips: Educational/Entertaining field trips to places such as Bay Area, Stanford University, Exploratorium, Hi-Tech Companies.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
A* Summer Math Camp will consist of two 2-week long periods. It is possible to participate in either or both sessions. Both residential and day-camp options are available.

Period 1: June 30-July 14, 2013 (Number Theory and Analysis)

Period 2: July 14-28, 2013 (Geometry and Combinatorics)

Please see our website for more detailed information and fees:
Our Camp Website Link: a-star.accordeducation.org

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