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Best California Resident Camps Summer 2017 Directory

Find the Best Resident Camps in California!

Over 91 California Resident Summer Camps Listed Below with In-Depth Camp Info, including: Videos, Photos, Maps & Detailed Descriptions


Winter & Winter Break Resident Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in California are Starting in December, 2016

Many of our California Resident Camps offer Winter & Winter Break Resident Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in December, 2016.

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

Winter & Winter Break 2017 Resident Camp Open Houses & Reunions

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

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for December, 2016.

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

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

Best California Winter & Winter Break Resident Camp Jobs

Searching for California Resident Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Resident Camps are now listing their 2017 Winter & Winter Break Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Winter & Winter Break Employment Opportunities" pages.

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

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FEATURED RESIDENT CAMP

Camp Pillsbury
Owatonna, Minnesota
507-214-2200

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

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Pillsbury is a premier summer 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 12th to August 21th. Enroll now at: CampPillsbury.com.

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Dance Utah
Alta, UT
801-495-3252

Ages: 16 and up . Coed Campers. Overnight Camp. Day Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: A two-week Intensive Dance Workshop for the professional and pre-professional dancer, where you will train 6 days a week, 5 classes per day in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, and Ballroom! This is for intermediate/advanced dancers 16 and older who have a desire to prepare themselves for a career as a dancer. Conducted at Utah's beautiful Alta Ski Resort.

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Camp Lantern Creek
Montgomery, Texas
936-597-8225

Ages: 7 - 16 . All Girl Campers. Overnight Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Lantern Creek is an overnight camp for girls ages 7-17 located in the piney woods of Montgomery,Texas.  We have gone beyond the traditional rules for what summer camp "should" be and developed unexpected, wide-ranging activities with a common theme: fostering self-confidence and creative thinking in girls. We nurture a diverse group of girls to feel that they can accomplish anything - or at least try. We celebrate both successes and great attempts.

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Rosetta Institute of Biomedical Research Molecular Medicine Summer/Winter Science Camps
Locations: California (UCSD & UC Berkeley)
Day Camps offered in Berkeley and San Jose
888-412-7284

Ages: 14-18 . Coed Campers. Overnight Camp. Day Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: We offer advanced day/overnight science camps for high achieving high school students interested in pursuing a career in medicine or related fields, such as pharmacy or biomedical research. Through engaging lectures and hands-on laboratory classes, students learn about normal molecular and cellular biology, and then learn how these normal processes are distorted during the development of cancer, neurological disease and autoimmunity/infectious disease. In addition, we also offer a winter day camp on Medical and Translational Bioinformatics (please inquire) and a late summer, laboratory-intensive day camp on Biomedical Research.

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Cottonwood Gulch
Albuquerque, NM
505-284-0563

Ages: 10 - 19 . Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers. Overnight Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Explore the Wilderness of the Southwest: This is an adventure� and true expedition �through the Wild Lands of New Mexico. Backpacking, hiking, river trips, and rock climbing are at the core of everything we do. Discover the Culture of the Southwest: We take you on world-class backpacking excursions, but the Gulch is much more than that�we also use our hands to explore Southwestern art, archaeology, reptiles, dinosaur bones, and the Native American culture that makes this land so unique. Create your own Legacy.

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iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18
California Location(s)

Visit Our iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 Website
1-888-709-8324
info[AT]iDTech.com
Held at Over 150 Prestigious Campuses Nationwide
Nationwide

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NV, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, 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: Students ages 6-18 code apps, design video games, mod with Minecraft, engineer robots, build websites, produce movies, create wearable electronics, and more. They meet new friends and gain a competitive edge for school and future STEM careers. Summer programs are held at over 100 prestigious campuses nationwide, including Stanford, Caltech, Yale, Rice, MIT, and others. Diverse courses are inclusive of every gender, background, skill level, and learning style.

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 Resident Summer Camp located in  California offering many fun and educational Resident and other activities, including: Academics, Math, Computers and more. iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 is a top Resident Camp for ages: 6 - 18.
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CAMP LOCATION: Camps are located at prestigious campuses nationwide. Visit This Website Link 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: This summer, encourage the awesome in your child! At iD Tech summer programs, students ages 6-18 can learn to code, design video games, mod Minecraft, model 3D characters, engineer robots, create websites, discover photography, print 3D models, and much more!

Campers are taught in small groups of just 8 students per instructor—guaranteed—for the most personalized instruction. Coupled with iD Tech’s proprietary learning platform, iD Game Plan, these programs ensure that both beginners and advanced students learn at the perfect pace. Add in our commonsense balance of indoor instruction and outdoor activities, and it’s easy to see why iD Tech campers always have a blast!

iD Tech summer programs are held at many prestigious campuses nationwide, including Stanford, Caltech, Rice, Northwestern, Emory, Princeton, Columbia, Yale, and more. While most programs are weeklong (overnight stays optional at many locations), teens can enroll in two-week, pre-college academies for the most immersive, in-depth instruction. Half-day camp sessions are offered at select locations for kids ages 6-9 as part of iD Tech Mini. We also offer an all-girls program.

Come see why more than 235,000 students have chosen iD Tech. Your child will meet new friends, learn awesome STEM skills, and build a foundation of knowledge that will make a positive impact in school, college, and future careers. Join us as we inspire the makers of tomorrow. Visit us online at This Website Link to find a camp near you.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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California Resident Camps

Please note that our list of 2017 California Resident Camps also includes information on California Resident Camp Scholarships, Financial Aid, and other 'Campership' or Financial Assistance. Look within each camp's description for the CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE heading.


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SuperCamp
California Location(s)

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Visit Our SuperCamp Website
800-228-5327
info[AT]supercamp.com
Various Locations Across the USA

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
SuperCamp holds programs nationwide:
Stanford, CA in Palo Alto, CA
Villanova University in Philadelphia, PA
University of California at San Marcos in San Diego area

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1938 Avenida Del Oro
Oceanside, CA 92056

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our SuperCamp Video

CAMPER AGES: 11-21

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 8- and 10-day programs on college campuses nationwide

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: "Making Great Kids Greater" since 1982! SuperCamp is the original academic, life and career skills camp. We have locations in 14 countries and we're the worldwide leader in student programs that enhance academic, leadership, communication, and other essential skills for achievement and success in the 21st century. Our teen summer camps are available for middle school, high school, and college-aged students. We help your son or daughter increase grades, confidence, and motivation. Held at a variety of prestigious college campuses nationwide and select global locations, SuperCamp empowers teens and prepares them for a life of excellence—personally, academically, and in their chosen path in life.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Math, Science, Academics, and more. Study Strategies
Reading
Writing
Note-Taking/Mind Mapping
Memory
College-Prep
8 Keys Of Excellence Character Program
21st Century Skills
Communication & Relationships
Leadership
Breaking Through Personal Barriers
Motivation & Goal Setting
Focus & Attention
Time Management
Taking Responsibility For Learning

SuperCamp is a Top Resident Summer Camp located in  California offering many fun and educational Resident and other activities, including: Science, Academics, Math and more. SuperCamp is a top Resident Camp for ages: 11-21.
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CAMP LOCATION: SuperCamp holds programs nationwide:
Stanford, CA in Palo Alto, CA
Villanova University in Philadelphia, PA
University of California at San Marcos in San Diego area

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers stay in the college dorms. Our days are spent inside the campus facilities and outside around campus. Meals are in the university cafeterias.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: SuperCamp is the original academic, life and career skills camp, with locations across the country: Stanford, UC San Marcos and Villanova University. We have inspired more than 75,000 students from 85 countries.

Only 26% of high school students are ready for college. Prepare better! 73% of SuperCamp grads see an increase in grades. But our grads also experience shifts that go beyond academics: 93% improve peer relationships and 77% improve family relationships. 81% feel more confident in their daily lives!

SuperCamp is a highly engaging experience where your child acquires strategies for effective learning in all subjects, develops critical new skills in reading, writing, thinking, speaking, memory and note-taking, and builds communication, leadership, relationship and career capabilities.

Give your child the experience of a lifetime this summer at SuperCamp. They'll love Outdoor Adventure Day, which is all about goal setting and overcoming fears, learning to work as a team, building trust and rapport with new people and exercising leadership skills. We offer 7 or 10 day programs and our senior forum is even worth high school credit! Spots are filling quickly, so call today: 800-228-5327

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Available in both Junior and Senior Forum, this program is designed specifically for our return students to go deeper into the SuperCamp curriculum. We place them in situations where they can mentor other students by modeling the 8 Keys of Excellence and academic strategies to their peers.

Our team leaders give Leadership Track students focused coaching on topics like what makes a good leader opportunities to step out of their comfort zone in front of the group situations where they can display initiative and practice communication and critical thinking moments to practice their leadership style with other teens feedback on where they’re doing well and where they can grow, building their confidence in their abilities. Students in the Leadership Track come home feeling challenged and empowered to live up to their full potential and to assume leadership roles in many areas of their lives.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: SuperCamp doesn't end after the summer. Our year-long grad support makes sure your student is able to stay on track throughout the school year. We also invite our grads to come back and step into a leadership role at SuperCamp the following summer by enrolling in Leadership Track. (see description under Leadership above).

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
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Resident Camps in CA
Offer Day Camps, Too

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

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


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

Visit Our SOCAPA, School of Creative and Performing Arts Website
1-800-718-2787 
(646) 828-3558
101 Johnson Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 13-15; 16-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, 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 Resident Summer Camp located in Brooklyn California offering many fun and educational Resident and other activities, including: Dance, Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography and more. SOCAPA, School of Creative and Performing Arts is a top Resident 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:
2017 Dates

NEW YORK CITY MANHATTAN CAMPUS:
S1: 2wk Camp: June 11 - June 24
S2: 3wk Camp: June 25 - July 15
S3: 3wk Camp: July 16 - Aug 5
S4: 1wk Camp: Aug 6 - Aug 12

NEW YORK CITY BROOKLYN CAMPUS:
S1: 1wk Camp: June 18 - June 24
S2: 3wk Camp: June 25 - July 15
S2: 2wk Camp: June 25 - July 8
S2: 1wk Camp: July 9 - July 15
S3: 2wk Camp: July 16 - July 29
S4: 2wk Camp: July 30 - Aug 12

LOS ANGELES CAMPUS:
S1: 1wk Camp: June 18 - June 24
S2: 2wk Camp: June 25 - July 8
S3: 3wk Camp: July 9 - July 29
S4: 2wk Camp: July 30 - Aug 12

VERMONT - BURLINGTON CAMPUS:
S1: 3wk Camp: June 25- July 15
S1: 2wk Camp: June 25 - July 8
S2: 1wk Camp: July 16 - July 22
S3: 3wk Camp: July 23 - Aug 12
S3: 2wk Camp: July 23 - Aug 5
S3: 1wk Camp: Aug 6 - Aug 12

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SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
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Teen Resident Camps in California

California Resident Summer Camps for Teens sometimes include more 'intense' or immersive special interest activities, and can be much more rigorous and competitive. Teen Special Interest Resident Camps in CA tend to have more focus on skills development, sometimes involving professional training standards, with age-appropriate activities and special camp events designed for teens.

Be sure to speak with each camp you are interested in, so you know exactly what to expect.


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Rosetta Institute of Biomedical Research Molecular Medicine Summer/Winter Science Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our Rosetta Institute of Biomedical Research Molecular Medicine Summer/Winter Science Camps Website
888-412-7284
info[AT]rosettainstitute.org
5941 Optical Court
San Jose, CA 95138

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California (UCSD & UC Berkeley)
Day Camps offered in Berkeley and San Jose

CAMPER AGES: 14-18

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: We offer advanced day/overnight science camps for high achieving high school students interested in pursuing a career in medicine or related fields, such as pharmacy or biomedical research. Through engaging lectures and hands-on laboratory classes, students learn about normal molecular and cellular biology, and then learn how these normal processes are distorted during the development of cancer, neurological disease and autoimmunity/infectious disease. In addition, we also offer a winter day camp on Medical and Translational Bioinformatics (please inquire) and a late summer, laboratory-intensive day camp on Biomedical Research.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Science, Technology, Academics, and more. Biology, Research, College-prep, Medicine.

CAMP LOCATION: Camps are held on the campuses of world-renowned universities, including the University of California, Berkeley near San Francisco/Silicon Valley and University of California, San Diego in La Jolla, California. In addition, we offer day camps in Berkeley, California and San Jose, California.

CAMP FACILITIES: Students in the overnight camps will be housed in university undergraduate housing, eat in undergraduate cafeterias and have access to university recreational facilities. Commuter students are also welcome at the overnight camps.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: An advanced class for high achieving high school students interested in pursuing a career in medicine or related fields, such as pharmacy, nursing, biomedical research or drug development. Through engaging lectures and hands-on laboratory classes, students learn about normal molecular and cellular biology from PhD-level instructors, and then learn how these normal processes are distorted to cause the development of cancer. A similar style is used to teach Molecular Neuroscience and Molecular Immunology. To conclude the workshop, students use what they have learned to create an original research project on a gene of their choice. Free time includes planned activities such as sports and field trips.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Two full scholarships (not including travel) are available on a competitive basis to students who would not normally be able to afford the program. Please inquire.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Former students are eligible for year-round research opportunities on a competitive basis.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Why take the class? Why: 1. Cancer, neuroscience and immunology are fascinating 2. Get a feel for college living and college curriculum in a low stress, safe environment 3. Meet new people from around the world 4. Sharpen your academic skills and learn to think using the scientific method 5. Gain valuable job experience

Camp Directors: Ryan G. Holzer, M.S., PhD - Ryan has 15 years of medical research experience, working on cancer and type 2 diabetes. He has a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of California, San Diego and he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Mayo Clinic.

Ha B. Nguyen, PharmD - Ha is a professional pharmacist who also has laboratory experience working on antibacterial immunology. She has a B.S. in Biology from the University of California, San Diego and a PharmD from Midwestern University.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Summer 2017 Molecular Biology of Cancer, Molecular Neuroscience and Molecular Immunology science camps will be held at the University of California, Berkeley (6/4-6/17, 6/18-7/1), and University of California, San Diego (7/9-7/22).

In addition, we are holding a day camp on Medical and Translational Bioinformatics during Winter Break 2016, and a laboratory-intensive camp on Biomedical Research during late summer 2017. Please inquire for dates and eligibility.

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Wilderness Augusta
Nevada City, California

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

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CAMPER AGES: 12-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Resident Camp (1 or 2 weeks):

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

Mini Camp (3 days, 2 nights):

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

OTHER CAMP INFO: See This Website Link for more information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit This Website Link for more information.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Please see This Website Link for information about applying to work at Camp Augusta.

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International Resident Camps in California

Some of our California Resident Camps accept International Campers from all around the world. Some camps could offer special Summer International Programs, scholarships, or other incentives to international campers.

International Campers and Parents: Be sure to contact each California Resident Camp you are interested in to see if they accept campers from other Countries, if they hire any international staff, or if they offer any Special Summer Resident Programs for International Campers.


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Camp JCA Shalom
California Location(s)

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp JCA Shalom Video

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

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

TASC : California Kibbutz -
(entering 11th grades)

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

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

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

All Teen Leadership Programs:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Camp JCA Shalom is an independent non-profit organization,

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit This Website Link.

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

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California Resident Camps Offer Scholarships & Financial Aid

Some California Resident Camps offer Camperships, Scholarships, and other forms of full or partial financial assistance to deserving campers.

Be sure to check each camp's description under "CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE" for complete information, including exactly how to apply.


Eurosoccer Academy of the USA
California Location(s)

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

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

CAMPER AGES: Age 15-23

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

Please visit: This Website Link.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Soccer Academy - CSU Channel Islands
Camarillo, California

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

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CAMPER AGES: 8-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

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

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

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

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

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Camp Pendola
Camptonville, California

Visit Our Camp Pendola Website
Winter: 530-389-2780
Summer: 530-288-3263
Registrar: 916-733-0123
Info[AT]pendola.org
PO Box
Camptonville, California 95922

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
28000 Rollins Lake Road
Colfax, CA 95713

CAMPER AGES: Grades 1-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

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

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. Roman Catholic.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Pendola is owned and operated by the Catholic Diocese of Sacramento. Celebrating 55 years in 2015, Pendola is a traditional summer camp that celebrates it's Catholic identity. Week long sessions, living in rustic screened in cabins, fosters stewardship of all God's creation while living in a small group christian community. Special High School programs encourage campers to learn, develop and practice leadership skills both in camp and at home.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 2 hours northeast of Sacramento, CA in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada in Tahoe National Forest.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 12 rustic cabins, 1/3 acre natural pond, modern kitchen/dining room, activity building with small group rooms and a game room, Chapel, archery range, shower houses, arts and crafts area, outdoor games, 1/2 court basketball court, 2 campfire areas.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Pendola is an ACA accredited camp. Serving an average of 65 campers each week. sessions range in size from 40 - 96. All of campers spend at least one night sleeping out under the stars. Except for our very youngest campers (Grades 1 and 2), campers hike to remote camp sites, most on Tahoe National Forest Service land, play, prepare dinner and breakfast the following morning, and sleep out under the stars.

Camp staff are college age young adults who are hired for the season. All staff are certified in CPR/AED and First Aid. About 1/2 of the staff have basic certification in Wilderness First Aid. And 90% of the staff are certified lifeguards.

The camp director has been in their current position for 8 1/2 years with over 15 years of experience in administrative camping positions.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: LIT Program for 9th and 10th graders. With an expanded option for 10th graders.

High School Volunteer Program allows for a more flexible leadership training fro those who are unable to commit to multiple consecutive weeks. !0th, 11th and 12th graders.

CIT Program for 11th and 12th is a 4 week program over 2 summers that focuses on skills to be a camp counselor.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Limited financial aid is available. See our web site for application and information

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Faily Camp is available Labor Day weekend of each year

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please refer to This Website Link for dates and additional information.

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Leadership & Community Service Summer Camp
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Beijing, China

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

CAMPER AGES: 14 to 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
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: This Website Link for more details.

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Golden Valley Camp
Volcano, California

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

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TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

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

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Ken Chertow Wrestling
California Location(s)

Visit Our Ken Chertow Wrestling Website
814-466-3466
camps[AT]kenchertow.com
1450 S Atherton St
State College, Pennsylvania 16801

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OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Pennsylvania, Nebraska, Colorado, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, Arizona, Utah, California, Oregon, Washington, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Georgia, North Carolina, Florida, Texas

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 120
Boalsburg, PA 16827

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Ken Chertow Wrestling Video

CAMPER AGES: All ages and skill levels

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. We will condcut camp in Allentown, PA July 27-August 8

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Wrestling, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Please visit the website for complete information on ALL locations.

Pennsylvania: The Ramada Inn Convention Center is centrally located in State College, PA. It is just 15 minutes from I-80 and easily accessible from the Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and Harrisburg areas.

CAMP FACILITIES: Please visit the website for complete information on ALL locations.

Pennsylvania: We train, eat, and sleep all at the Ramada Inn Convention Center Hotel. It provides an ideal learning experience and air conditioned wrestling area.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: USA Olympian - Ken Chertow

OLYMPIC AND ALL-AMERICAN COMPETITOR
•3x Academic All American
•3x NCAA All American
•2x Junior National Champion and OW
•2x Junior World Champion
•Olympic Festival Champion
•Midlands Champion & OW
Owner and Coach of the Gold Medal Training Camp system for 20+ years. Our campers have won 500+ State Championships in the last decade.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: GROUP DISCOUNTS: We offer substantial group discounts and enable coaches and group leaders to attend camp at no charge. We allow all the wrestlers in the community to combine for the group total.See below for details.

FUNDRAISING: Raise funds for camp with Reaching Our Goal. It’s quick, easy, and profitable, with no risk to you. Click here for more information!

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Father/Son Camp Options

Parents, you are welcome to attend either the Kids Training Camp or the Future Champions Camp with your son. This is a unique opportunity to learn and bond together in a world class wrestling environment that also stresses fun, fitness, and fundamentals. We encourage you to attend sessions, take notes, video tape the instructional presentations, and/or assist your son. We offer a variety of housing and meal options to meet the needs and budget of your family. We look forward to providing you and your child with a memorable learning experience.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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Catalina Island Camps
Altadena, California

Visit Our Catalina Island Camps Website
626-296-4040
tom[AT]catalinaislandcamps.com
info[AT]catalinaislandcamps.com
707 W Woodbury Rd
Suite F
Altadena, California 91001

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CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: entering 2nd through 11th grades

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Team Sports, Adventure, and more. Archery, Riflery, 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 Chalets (wooden buildings with canvas window and door coverings). Up to 10 campers and 2 or 3 staff members live in each chalet. Bathrooms with flush toilets and hot showers are located within 100 feet of each chalet. Meals are served outdoors 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.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: 2015 is Tom and Maria Horner's 22nd summer directing Catalina Island Camps. 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.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Campers in Leadership Training and Counselor in Training programs both available to campers entering 10th through 12th grade.

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

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: School year environmental education programs with Catalina Environmental Leadership Program and the Crescenta Valley Outdoor School.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit This Website Link for complete information and dates and rates for 2015.

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Hayward La Honda Music Camp
La Honda, California

Visit Our Hayward La Honda Music Camp Website
510 537-4871
lahondamusiccamp[AT]yahoo.com
11000 Pescadero Rd
La Honda, California 94020

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
2467 Pecan St. Union City, CA 94587

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Hayward La Honda Music Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: 11-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The camp is for musicians in the 6th-12th grades. We have band, orchestra, vocal, jazz bands, chamber groups, conducting, electronic music, theory, latin jazz, and art. The camp mission is to inspire young people to achieve their best musically, to enjoy a great social/recreational experience and take home memories that will last a lifetime.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Music/Band, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Volleyball, Team Sports, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are 35 miles south of San Francisco at YMCA Camp Jones Gulch in La Honda Californa. Please visit our website for photos, videos and information

CAMP FACILITIES: All campers stay in cabins. There is a large outdoor pool, large music shell, climbing tower, zip line, lake for canoeing, basketball court, horse back riding, archery range, baseball field and 1000 arces of redwoods.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: This is the 54th annual camp. The Hayward La-Honda Music Camp is organized to challenge students in a variety of creative pursuits and is devoted to the development of musicianship for students grades 6-12. This is accomplished through a program of study, concentrated rehearsal, performance, recreation and general camp life.

The camp mission is to inspire young people to achieve their best musically, to enjoy a great social/recreational experience and take home memories that will last a lifetime. The program includes bands, orchestras, chorus, jazz bands and many elective classes. Some of the elective classes include, music theory, latin jazz, music composition, electronic music, conducting, double reed making, arts and crafts, chamber music and jazz improvisation.

There are 60 plus staff and counselors that provide instruction and supervision

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT counselors are with counselors and the trained throught the week of camp

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships are available to low income families. Honor band, Orchestra or Chorus students can receive a $65 scholarship

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 25th thru August 1st. $695 for early registration Go to This Website Link for more information

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US Performing Arts Camps
California Location(s)

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888-497-3553
abby[AT]usperformingarts.com
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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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Jam Camp West
Loma Mar, California

Visit Our Jam Camp West Website
510-287-8880
stacey[AT]livingjazz.org
info[AT]jamcampwest.com
100 Wright Dr.,
Loma Mar, California 94021

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
2501 Harrison St., Oakland CA 94612

CAMPER AGES: 10-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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: JAM Camp West
An Unforgettable Week of Music, Dance and Vocals
Ages 10-15
July 19-25, 2014
Loma Mar — Northern California

All Skill Levels Welcome!

Instrumental ensembles • vocals • dance • percussion • spoken word • turntable • beatbox • songwriting and more

ALL Star Faculty including Marcus Shelby, Ms. Faye Carol, Mark Rosenthal, Amikaeyla Gaston and more!

JAM Camp West is an exciting, creative and fun seven-day (6-night) music, dance and vocal program held in the stunning redwoods of Loma Mar, Northern CA (only 1 ½ hours drive from the Bay Area). The program is guaranteed to inspire great music, friendships, and lifelong memories. Campers do not need special talents or skills, only a sense of adventure and willingness to try. Designed exclusively for 10-15 year olds of all skill levels, JAM Camp exposes kids to contemporary musical trends along with the cultural underpinnings of jazz. In addition, fun outdoor activities are held in a stunning natural environment.

A great alternate to traditional music camps, JAM Camp West is an inclusive, supportive program where classes are taught by ear, offering hands-on group experiences and an array of classes that can reach kids through a diverse blend of musical styles and sounds they are listening to today.

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

OTHER CAMP INFO: Designed specifically for 10 -15 year olds, Jam Camp exposes kids to a diverse blend of styles in music, vocals and dance including blues, funk, gospel, hip-hop, beat box, turntables, jazz, spoken word, etc.) along with fun outdoor activities in a stunning natural environment.
Our classroom is the majestic redwood forest with unique nature adventures and other interpretive and recreational out-door activities woven into the daily program.

Jam Camp’s schedule is designed with two one-hour classes in the morning and two one-hour classes in the afternoon interspersed with fun outdoor activities such as swimming (there is a beautiful pool at Redwood Glen!), volleyball, basketball, arts and crafts, nature walks, ping-pong, and tetherball. Each evening includes an array of fun camp activities that culminate in Open Mic on the main stage with a bonfire and s’mores. The Jam Camp week culminates in a final showcase that friends and family are invited to attend.

Classes include over twenty-five noncompetitive workshops offered daily and are taught by professional artists who are chosen because of their experience, talent and commitment to education. Young aspiring musicians and dancers from our counselor program also assist in classes. The curriculum offers instrumental ensembles taught by ear, various styles of vocals and dance, steeldrum, percussion, beat box, turntables, songwriting, spoken word, beat laboratories, theory, and more. The Jam Camp West curriculum is designed to attract our youth with contemporary sounds, beats and rhythms they can identify with, while also maintaining respect for cultural jazz traditions and it’s many influences.

A wide range of planned evening activities – from student open mics, faculty showcases to exciting campfire programs with s’mores, make nights under the stars memorable and fun.

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. Most importantly, we hope to share a joyful six days with our growing Jam Camp West family.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Date: July 19-25, 2014

Tuition: $880.00
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Crazzy's Wasewagan Camp & Retreat
Angelus Oaks, CA

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805-498-5572
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42121 Seven Oaks Road
Angelus Oaks, CA 92305

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CAMPER AGES: 5 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, and more. Ropes Course, Zipline, Archery, Horseback Riding, Canoeing, Riflery, Fencing, Swimming, Whitewater Rafting, Volleyball, Basketball, Hiking, Fishing, Mountain Biking, Paintball & More...

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camp dates run from June - August. We offer 8 weekes of camp. The kids can come for 1,2,3 weeks or more. Please go to the web site for dates and pricing. We do offer a 5% discount on siblings.

Spring & Fall we are open for groups such as girl/boy scouts, retreats, weddings and any other group. Call for details 805-498-5572 or check out This Website Link.

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The Road Less Traveled
California Location(s)

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info[AT]theroadlesstraveled.com
2331 N Elston Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60614

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Colorado, Florida, California, Louisiana (New Orleans), Alaska, Hawaii, Norway, Africa (Tanzania), India, Belize, Bonaire, Costa Rica, Ecuador and the Galapagos, Guatemala, Peru, Panama, Nicaragua, Italy, Taiwan

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

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CAMPER AGES: 11-17 (approximately)

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit our Program Chart to see all trips, dates, and prices: This Website Link

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Trip Leader/Co-Leader

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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YMCA Camp Sequoia Lake
miramonte, CA

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559 624 1110
campoffice[AT]campsequoialake.org
49716 Highway 180
miramonte, CA 93641

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

CAMPER AGES: 9 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. YMCA

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

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

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

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership programs.

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

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

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Camp Natoma
Paso Robles, CA

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

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More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2017 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 7 - 17

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership program.

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

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415-710-7351
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Venture Retreat Center
201 Eden W Rd
Pescadero, California 94060

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 12-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Week long session

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership.

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

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

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Rock-N-Water Christian Camps
Lotus, California

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800-738-0555
fun[AT]rocknwater.com
6580 State Highway 49
Lotus, California 95651

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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. White Water Rafting, Outdoor Rock Climbing, Canyoneering, Backpacking

CAMP LOCATION: Located an hour east of Sacramento and an hour West of Lake Tahoe in beautiful Northern 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: This Website Link

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.

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JMTAdventures
Mariposa, California

Visit Our JMTAdventures Website
(415) 9386-568
daniel[AT]jmtadventures.com
info[AT]jmtadventures.com
Tuolumne Meadows
Mariposa, California 95389

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
51 Lake Avenue
Newton, MA 02459

CAMPER AGES: 13-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Backpacking, Hiking, Thru-hiking, Camping

CAMP LOCATION: JMT Adventures leads campers on a guided journey along California's John Muir Trail. The camp begins in Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite National Park, and ends at Horseshoe Meadows Campground in Lone Pine, CA.

CAMP FACILITIES: We provide all of the hiking and camping gear JMT Adventurers will need for their 22-day hike. We will be sleeping in tents, or, weather permitting, under the Sierra stars!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We offer a one-of-a-kind summer camp adventure, covering over 200 miles of some of the most majestic scenery the United States has to offer. Our guides have extensive training as Wilderness First Responders, and have over 4,000 miles of combined backpacking experience.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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Dreamcatcher Ranch
Somerset, California

Visit Our Dreamcatcher Ranch Website
530 642-0322
530 391-7989
equicamp[AT]aol.com
8434 Grizzly Flat Road
Somerset, California 95684

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CAMPER AGES: 8-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Specialty horse camp for the Equine enthusiasts. Jumping skills are taught in the arena according to riding level and when ready will learn to ride a cross-country course. Basic vaulting, horsemanship, team building and swimming are also included in the program. Spaces are filling up so contact Carol for more information.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horses/Equestrian, and more. Swimming, & Basic Vaulting.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the foothills of the Sierra's 50 miles east of Sacramento, near Pleasant Valley

CAMP FACILITIES: The girls sleep in a large yurt all together with a supervising counselor. Daily swimming in our pool is offered, and warm outdoor showers. Very kid friendly family style meals.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We have been in operation for 15 years. All staff are CPR/ First aid trained as well as required to attend or annual staff training program. We are a small camp providing individualized horseback training.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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WorldStrides Summer Programs
California Location(s)

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434.284.9224, 1.885.812.8219
danielled[AT]worldstrides.org
info[AT]worldstridessummer.com
218 West Water Street
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902

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OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Florida, California, New York, Austria, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Ecuador, England, France, Italy, Mexico, Norway, Peru, Scotland, South Africa, Spain

CAMPER AGES: Middle School and High School programs

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Soccer, Golf, Horses/Equestrian, Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Business Entrepreneurship Pre-college Program, Fashion, Writing, Art History, Investing Pre-college Program, Service Learning, Game Design, Law & Leadership, Digital Media, Business Of Sports.

CAMP LOCATION: Our programs are located both domestically and internationally including at UCLA,and New York City. Our abroad destinations include Austria, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Ecuador, England, France, Italy, Mexico, Norway, Peru, Scotland, and Spain.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our programs host students in college residence halls, hotels, and lodges.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: WorldStrides is the largest and most trusted educational travel organization in the nation. WorldStrides was founded nearly 50 years ago by an educator committed to enriching students’ lives through experiential travel, and has since grown to an international organization providing unique experiences to more than five million participants.

WorldStrides Summer programs offers students the opportunity to earn college credit through unique, educational, life changing experiences. With a diverse array of programs focusing on adventure and service, language, cultural, and science immersion, and university-based programs, we challenge students to gain new perspectives and expand their knowledge.

Join us, think more. WorldStrides Summer consists of a dedicated base team in addition to the support of many WorldStrides team members within the United States and internationally. During programs students experience the world’s best leaders through our Destination Directors and Specialists, and course leaders. Meet our team at This Website Link.

WorldStrides is a fully accredited travel study program. We maintain both school accreditation, which verifies the high academic quality of our programs, and corporate accreditation, which assures our organization’s commitment to safety, security, and financial stability. Our accredited status attests to our high academic standards. Traveling with an accredited travel study program means that your program is centered on a structured curriculum that is aligned with state standards.

Destination Directors and Specialists, who undergo continuous training in methods for delivering content to students, bring this curriculum to life through interactive activities and engaging lessons. Our designation as an accredited travel study program and our relationship with highly ranked colleges and universities allows WorldStrides Summer programs to offer students the opportunity for college credit.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: FLAG Scholarships One million dollars in FLAG Scholarship funding is available for WorldStrides programs for families with an annual adjusted gross income (AGI) up to $85,000. Last year, thousands of families benefited from the FLAG Scholarship program. Families are invited to complete a confidential, simple application to receive travel assistance funds. Contact the WorldStrides Summer team for a confidential application. Applications must be completed within 45 days of registration. SYTA Youth Foundation: The Student and Youth Travel Association (SYTA) offers need and merit-based scholarships for student travel. Visit This Website Link for more information on how to apply. Contact the WorldStrides Summer Team for fundraising activities and tips. Contact a WSS team member for a fundraising information sheet.

OTHER CAMP INFO: WorldStrides Summer programs also focus on future career opportunities. Many programs offer hands-on experience in the field that exposes students to specific industries and working professionals. These valuable experiences support both career preparation as well as college achievement. According to CNBC (2013), recruiters recommend adding six types of college courses to your schedule in order to stand out in future job interviews: STEM classes, Internship-driven picks, Business and economics, Theater Arts, Professional Writing, and Leadership Studies. It can be beneficial, no matter your interest, to have a strong foundation in public speaking, writing, leadership, and business. Get a head start with WorldStrides Summer programs as you promote a well-rounded and qualified you!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our dates and fees vary per program, please visit This Website Link to find the information for your program of interest.

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Camp ArtSeen
Guerneville, California

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

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CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: Adult

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

More workshops to be announced.

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

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

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

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Carmel Valley Tennis Camp
Carmel Valley, CA

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831-659-2615
cvtcss[AT]gmail.com
20805 Cachagua Road
Carmel Valley, CA 93924

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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 4 - August 19; 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 This Website Link.

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Soccer Academy Inc
California Location(s)

Visit Our Soccer Academy Inc Website
703-393-7961
cscott[AT]soccer-academy.com
soccer[AT]soccer-academy.com
1301 College Avenue
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, California, Texas

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 3046, Manassas, VA 20108

CAMPER AGES: 9-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: The college is located in historic Fredericksburg, VA and is within an hour’s drive of Washington DC and Richmond. The University plays in the Capital Athletic Conference and has outstanding athletic facilities including bermuda grass and turf soccer fields which Soccer Academy use during our Summer Residential Camps. We use UMW for our Champions, Elite, Junior Elite and Goalkeeping Camps. Mary Washington has an excellent dining facility with a buffet style menu. We also use the state of the art swimming pool to cool players off. The facility are air conditioned.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Champions Camps are for serious soccer players who wish to improve their individual skills and knowledge of the game while experiencing the total camp adventure. Soccer Academy has conducted Champion Camps for nearly twenty years and has tailored its programs to meet the needs of the individual player and team. The Champions Camp is a five-day camp for players from the ages of 9 to 18.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Soccer Academy began in 1981 by its founder John Ellis, in Northern Virginia with a vision to provide opportunities for young players to play, learn and enjoy soccer. John was truly a visionary of the time, designing and implementing programs that still develop players and coaches to this day. John has been inducted into the VYSA Hall of fame and recognized by NSCAA with a lifetime achievement award. John now resides in Florida, but still shares his passion for the game with those around him.

Today, Soccer Academy’s programs reach out to some 5,000 players each year. From four-year olds just learning the game, to 14-year-olds dreaming of playing for the U.S. National Team, to 18-year olds preparing for a college career, players of all abilities can benefit from a Soccer Academy program.

Many coaches have also benefited from Soccer Academy, countless members of staff have started their coaching careers, in the ranks of Soccer Academy, April Hienrichs & Jill Ellis are currently full time staff with US Soccer in roles influencing the direction of girls youth soccer in this country. Mark Godwin, Dean McAlpin, Rob Olson, Steve Lovgran, David Yates, Barry Hill, Myron King and others are all currently working as Directors of coaching in State Associations or clubs sharing the Soccer Academy philosophy and vision with its members. Many others, Julie Shackford, Ron Raab, Jay Entlich, Darren Ambrose, Katherine Mertz, Sue Vodicka, Linda Hamilton are all currently Head Coaches at various Colleges and Universities throughout the country.

Soccer Academy also has gained a strong reputation as a reputable resource for club and league administration and development. Over the years, Soccer Academy has consulted with dozens of clubs, advising them on how to implement player and coach development programs, how to run tournaments, how manage growth and mergers.

As Soccer Academy moves into its 32nd continuous year of providing soccer education we still hold onto the belief that “Winning is to Learn”

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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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:
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Camping Unlimited - Camp Krem
Boulder Creek, CA

Visit Our Camping Unlimited - Camp Krem Website
510 222-6662
campkrem[AT]gmail.com
*Get driving directions from website not Google Maps
Boulder Creek, CA

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CAMPER AGES: 5 - 1, 1955

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Cheerleading, 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.

CAMP FACILITIES: Nearly 100 acres, cabins, large multi-activity center / dining hall, Art Center, extra-large 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: Leadership program.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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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

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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 This Website Link

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

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No.1 Soccer Camps
California Location(s)

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 6-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: 39 YEARS of Continuous Operation with Campsites NATIONWIDE, there's a No.1 Soccer Camp near You. The Name “No 1” denotes QUALITY: quality facilities, staff, & programming. No.1's Tradition of Excellence: No.1 Soccer Camps are conducted at EXCELLENT FACILITIES with prime playing surfaces, accommodations and dining amenities. No.1 Staff have been a virtual “WHO'S WHO” in American Soccer with a strong list of international contributors. No.1 Soccer Camps programming addresses play in front of the goal on both sides of the ball in a competitive environment at three levels DESIGNED TO BRING OUT. Over 80,000 Improved Soccer Playing Graduates. Our Camper Alumni list includes 5 current MLS GOALKEEPERS and a current LEADING STRIKER on the US Men’s National Team.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: With over 24 sites nationwide, we have a camp location close to you.

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The No.1 Soccer Camps is a specialty soccer camp for field players and goalkeepers who want to improve there play in front of the goal. The camp is open to players of all abilitiy levels and ages, we have a program that will fit your needs.

No.1 Soccer Camps integrates two separate and distinct programs No.1 Striker Camp and No.1 Goalkeeper Camp into a vibrant, exciting and educationally sound “Go to Goal” soccer camp experience.

No.1 Striker Camp is appropriate for all field players, forwards and defenders, wishing to hone their skills on both sides of the ball in the one third of the field directly in front of the goal.

No.1 Goalkeeper Camp exposes goalkeepers to technical and tactical elements of goalkeeping in match related decision making trial and success situations with real field players.

Each program is offered in five different levels: No 1 Day Camp, Jr. Academy, Sr. Academy, the College Prep program, Team Camp programs.

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

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

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St. Michael's Summer Camp
Silverado, California

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

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CAMPER AGES: 7-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Shane Weight Loss & Fitness Camps
California Location(s)

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914-271-4141
office[AT]campshane.com
302 Harris Road
Ferndale, New York 12734

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

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

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CAMPER AGES: 7-25

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Residential.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

OTHER CAMP INFO: Other Camp Locations:

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2017 Session Dates

Arizona - 2 Week Session Dates

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

California - 2 Week Session Dates

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

Georgia - 2 Week Session Dates

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

New York

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

Texas - 2 Week Session Dates

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

Wisconsin - 2 Week Session Dates

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

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

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

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

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MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2017 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 8 to 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Overnight

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Watch our video (This Website Link) and then give us a call. We'd love to talk to you!

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership Program.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp.

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

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

This Website Link

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Pali Adventures
Running Springs, California

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 8-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit our website for the most current information at This Website Link

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

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

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

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

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330-333-2267
info[AT]wilsontenniscamps.com
The University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089

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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)

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888-954-5555
info[AT]adventuretreks.com
PO Box 1321
Flat Rock, NC 28731

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OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
North Carolina, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, British Columbia, California, Wyoming, and Montana

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CAMPER AGES: 13 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Adventure Travel Program

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Make the best friends you've ever had, walk through the most beautiful scenery you've ever laid eyes on, and make unforgettable memories of fun and exciting outdoor adventures! Camp, hike, backpack, whitewater raft, rock climb, sea kayak, whitewater kayak, canoe, mountain bike, climb a mountain, ice climb, zipline, and more! No previous experience necessary.

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

Adventure Treks is a Top Resident Summer Camp located in Flat Rock California offering many fun and educational Resident and other activities, including: Waterfront/Aquatics, Wilderness/Nature, Team Sports and more. Adventure Treks is a top Resident Camp for ages: 13 - 18.
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CAMP LOCATION: We operate 13- to 30-day camps in CO, WA, OR, BC, WY, MT, CA, and AK. All of our activities take place among stunning outdoor scenery!

CAMP FACILITIES: In two to four weeks, you'll make the best friends ever, have the best time of your life, see beautiful new places, discover how capable you truly are, and be part of something bigger in your close-knit community. All electronics-free (and we promise you won't even miss your phone)!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership Summit (for 10th, 11th, and 12th graders) is the perfect opportunity to strengthen leadership skills for roles in the outdoor industry starting in college. Returning students only.

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:
13- to 30-day trips for teens ages 13–18 $2,-95–$5,495. See This Website Link for full schedule.

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San Diego Summer Music Institute
San Diego, CA

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619-504-2814
lwingo[AT]sdwinds.org
PO Box 15473
619 504 2814
San Diego, CA 92175-0473

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CAMPER AGES: 11 - 18

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Students are taught by some of the best musicians in San Diego. Special activities vary each year. Please This Website Link 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: This Website Link

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 12-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 1 Week Session

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership.

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

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

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Army and Navy Academy Summer Programs
Carlsbad, CA

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760-434-7564
summer[AT]armyandnavyacademy.org
2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
Carlsbad, CA 92008

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CAMPER AGES: 10 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Initially established in 1943 as Camp Pacific for Boys, Army and Navy Academy (ANA) Summer Programs now offer young co-eds from around the world, ages 10-17, unique summer leadership training programs in addition to academic and recreation camps on ANA’s beautiful coastal campus. Overseen by a highly dedicated, international staff focused on mentoring campers and creating a supportive environment for personal growth, ANA classes and activities concentrate on developing good character, leadership skills, and responsibility while enhancing self-esteem and confidence in all campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Academics, and more. Academic, Recreation, & Leadership Development

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. Camp Pacific Enrichment and session balances academics and recreation for a fulfilling experience while credit programming is offered for students interested in improving grades that were unsatisfactory in the previous academic year. Students have the benefit of participating in afternoon activities, and weekend excursions.

Camp Pacific Classic, focuses on teamwork, sportsmanship, and self-improvement. Through a wide variety of fun activities, campers learn new skills, gain self-confidence, and develop friendships.

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 Development Programs.

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.

It consists of “Leadership” instruction as well as “Foundations for Success” subjects combined with "Adventure" type training as well as focusing on the Core Values of Honor, Integrity, Responsibility, Loyalty, and Selfless Service. This course is also designed to add “Leadership” to Resumes and College Applications.

3. Camp Challenge Two-Week Middle School Leadership Development Programs.

This two-week leadership camp is designed for both male and female students (entering Grades 6 through 8) who are interested in achieving a leadership training experience while participating in Adventure and Fun type summer activities.

The course consists of “Leadership” instruction as well as “Foundations for Success” subjects combined with "Adventure/fun" type activities. A few examples of “Foundations for Success” type subjects are: “Study Habits That Work For you,” “Reading for Meaning,” “Becoming a Better Listener,” and Causes of Conflict/Conflict Resolution.” The course also focuses on the Core Values of Honor, Integrity, Responsibility, Loyalty, and Selfless Service.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership training.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Academics Camp Pacific Enrichment July 2 to July 29, 2017; Co-ed, Ages 10-16 $4450

Camp Pacific ESL July 2 to July 29, 2017; Co-ed, Ages 10-16 $4,750

Recreation Camp Pacific Classic July 2 to July 15, 2017, and July 16- July 19, 2017; Co-ed, Ages 10-17 $2,100

Camp Challenge (JROTC Leadership): July 2 to July 29, 2017; Co-ed, Entering Grades 9-12 $4,995

Camp Challenge Middle School Leadership Development Program (MS-LDP): Session 1 - July 2 to July 15, 2017, or Session 2 - July 16 to July 29, 2017; Co-ed, Entering Grades 6 - 8 $2,995

Camp Challenge High School Leadership Development Program (HS-LDP): Session 1 - July 2 to July 15, 2017, or Session 2 - July 16 to July 29, 2017; Co-ed, Entering Grades 9 - 12 $2,995

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FICA Young Investors Wall Street Training Summer Camp
California Location(s)

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888-320-9990
mail[AT]ficaworld.net
Locations throughout the US
11310 S. Orange Blossom Trail #244
Orlando, Florida 32837

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Atlanta, GA
Chicago, IL
Houston, TX
Jacksonville, FL
Kansas City, MO
Miami, FL
Nashville, TN
New York, NY
Oakland, CA
Phoenix, AZ
San Francisco, CA
Tampa, FL
Seattle, WA
Washington DC

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
11310 S. Orange Blossom Trail #244
Orlando, Florida  32837

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CAMPER AGES: 8-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Daily: 9am-4pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Fun, Exciting and Informative! These three terms sum up the FICA Young Investors Summer Camps. Students enjoy financial intelligence training, video and board games, financial field trips to local financial districts, and guest speakers from some of America's largest corporations.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Technology, Academics, and more. Financial Intelligence, Financial Investment Training, Wall Street Summer Camp.

CAMP LOCATION: San Francisco State University
1650 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132

CAMP FACILITIES: FICA Young Investors Wall Street Summer Camps TM are held in safe and professional learning environment; usually on the campuses of some of America's most prestigious Colleges, Universities and or executive/education learning centers

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: These three terms sum up our comprehensive and very informative FICA Young Investors Wall Street Summer Camps TM. While we are very committed to providing certified instructors, field trips and superior financial intelligence informative training applications, we don't just stop there. We make sure to set aside some time for a little fun, tours and entertainment activities. As a result, learning about the world of business and financial intelligence has never ever been this much fun!

Future Investor Clubs of America's comprehensive financial training system includes: Access to the FICA's Members Camp Preparatory Training Network; Certified Financial Intelligence Trainers TM; Winning On Wall Street Kickoff TM; American Dream Plan introductory training; Basic Financial Intelligence Training TM (BFIT); Advance Financial Intelligence Training TM (AFIT); Executive Financial Intelligence Training TM (EFIT); Financial Intelligence Training TM (IFIT); International Financial Intelligence Training TM (IFIT) intelligence training curriculum's presented in a creative and interactive way to enhance the learning process.

All Future Investor Clubs of America summer camp instructors are Certified Financial Intelligence Trainers(CFIT) having completed our training programs. Each CFIT has years of business, education, executive, investing and or financial services experience.

Future Investor Clubs of America summer camp programs are designed to be a top quality, positive comprehensive learning experience that students will never forget. Therefore, FICA has incorporated carefully designed Financial Field Trips TM to enhance the students experience and learning process.

FICA members who have completed the Basic (BFIT), Advanced (AFIT) and or Executive Financial Intelligence Training (EFIT) curriculum receive Certificates of Completion and are eligible to participate in many fun, exciting and informative events.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: All Future Investor Clubs of America summer camp instructors are Certified Financial Intelligence Trainers(CFIT) having completed our training programs. Each CFIT has years of business, education, executive, investing and or financial services experience. In addition to industry experience, our instructors must complete 40 hours of training on how to teach each of our BFIT, AFIT, EFIT, IFIT and LFIT curriculum's.

Future Investor Clubs, Chapters and Centers are eligible to select lead teachers and instructors to attend CFIT training programs. Individuals completing our instructor comprehensive training programs earn the designation of Certified Financial Intelligence Trainer TM (CFIT). Business and financial industry executives, managers, investment advisors, commodity/stock brokers, traders and other professionals are scheduled as guest speakers during the camp training week.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Depending on your camp length of stay, approval and city selection, students will visit such places as: Downtown Business Districts; Investment and Community Banks; Commodity/Stock Market Brokerages, Angel Investor Networks; Federal Reserve Bank; Venture Capital Networks; Fortune 500 Companies; Private Equity Corporations; Hedge & Mutual Fund Corporations, Insurance Corporations; Corporate Meetings; College/University Business School Tours; Investment Trading Companies, Commodity/Stock Exchanges and more!

All field trips are held daily and are designed to provide attending students a once in a lifetime summer learning experience.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camps are held in June, July and August.

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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

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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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Ventura Family YMCA - Sequoia Lake
Visalia , CA

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

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More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2017 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 9 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Resident Camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Overnight Camp

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

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

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership Program

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

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

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

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CAMPER AGES: 13-17

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Aadvanced Swim Camps
Tiburon, CA

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800-227-6629, 415-435-9880
camps[AT]somaxsports.com
4 Tara Hill Road
Tiburon, CA 94920

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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 special video stroke cam, 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 with our Microfiber Reduction, parents report they improve grade point average up to full letter grade.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, and more.

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

CAMP FACILITIES: 25-yard heated Olympic size pool with adjoining hot tub.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Since 1985, the only swim camps that teach parents how to teach their kids to swim like World Record holders using an inexpensive 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. Camp sessions during the week are 9 am - 12, and 2-5 pm. Pool sessions include underwater videotaping and special drills to improve stroke efficiency. Most freestylers cut their stroke count in half.

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 with Microfiber Reduction.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Yes, We have individual year-round camps and programs, too.

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

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Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp
California Location(s)

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888-762-2263
info[AT]rockcamp.com
5259 Lankershim Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 91601

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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 Resident Summer Camp located in Los Angeles California offering many fun and educational Resident and other activities, including: Music/Band, Travel and more. Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp is a top Resident 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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Hollywood Dance Camp
Hollywood, California

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+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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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

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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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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

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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.

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 This Website Link.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
1st Session- June 19-July 2
2nd Session- July 3-16
3rd Session- July 17- 30
4th Session- July 31- August 6
Family Camp #1 - August 7-14
Family Camp #2 - August 14-21

TUITION: (Transportation costs not included)

1st, 2nd, 3rd Session (two weeks) $2990.00

4th Session (1 week) $1545.00.
Please ask about our other multiple session discounts.
Family Camp Adult ����$1145.00
Child 2-5 ���$495.00
Child 12-17�� $825.00
Child 6-11 ���$660.00

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Jewish UnCamp
California Location(s)

Visit Our Jewish UnCamp Website
800 473 4801, 718 604 0088
teens[AT]jewishuncamp.org
18 Tahigwa Drive
Dorchester, IA 52140

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OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
New Jersey, California, Minnesota, Iowa

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Jewish UnCamp
c/o Bais Chana Women International
383 Kingston Avenue, Suite 248
Brooklyn, NY 11213

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 15-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Jewish UnCamp is a judgment-free zone for independent-minded Jewish teen girls. It's where you'll have open discussions about everything - from what is true love to what is a soul, from why kosher to why do bad things happen. Fun-lovers can go hiking, biking, water-tubing, kayaking and owl watching. All you creative non-conformists will love the open art studio. Jewish UnCampers say the best part is the girls you meet and the lasting friendships you make because there's nothing superficial getting in the way.

Read more on our website, This Website Link

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

CAMP LOCATION: Our campsite, Camp Tahigwa, is a gorgeous property in northeastern Iowa, with stunning paths and dazzling open fields that glow at dusk. Fly into Minneapolis/St Paul Airport and meet up with our charter bus to the property. The campsite is a three hour drive from Milwaukee, Chicago and Minneapolis.

CAMP FACILITIES: Bunk Houses, recreation/dining hall, classroom, art studio, a beautiful creek for water tubing, a frisbee course, zipline, rappeling tower, canoeing and miles of biking trails nearby.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Jewish UnCamp is open to Jewish girls from all backgrounds, from those who have no experience with Jewish customs and texts to those who have significant experience. Our approach is Chabad, with its emphasis on understanding the unique Divine mission we each have in creation.

The Jewish UnCamp is a project of Bais Chana Women International, an award-winning Women's Empowerment organization that empowers Jewish women of all ages and from across the Jewish spectrum, with Jewish education, guidance and support. Read more about BCWI on This Website Link

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership and Scholar Programs.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships, Internships and Financial Aid available.

OTHER CAMP INFO: With over three thousand years of Jewish wisdom to tap into, it’s going to be an interesting few weeks. Find out about true love, Jewish medical ethics, the human psyche, the nature of the soul, what do Jews believe, why is Israel important, why kosher, what do dreams mean, what about faith, free will, destiny and reincarnation, what’s Shabbat for, what’s the key to happiness, what about other religions, why do bad things happen to good people…and more. No topic and no question is off limits.

This isn’t someone else’s agenda, it’s yours.

We also go hiking, biking, canoeing, tubing, rappelling, ziplining and do ceramics, painting, multi-media art projects, stained glass, graphology, drumming, teambuilding, owl-watching and service projects.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 29-July 20, 2017. See our website for fees and scholarship information.

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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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Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Illinios
New Jersey
California

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

CAMPER AGES: 12-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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White Stag Sierra
Soda Springs, California

Visit Our White Stag Sierra Website
(415) 273-9122
info[AT]whitestagsierra.org
Camp Robert Cole
Tahoe National Forest
Soda Springs, California 95728

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CAMPER AGES: 11-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Sunday - Saturday

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and others

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: White Stag Sierra offers three week-long leadership camp programs tailored to youth needs depending on their individual skill level, level of maturity, and readiness to learn.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Adventure, and more. Leadership Development Focusing On 11 Specific Leadership Skills For Teens.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Robert Cole is located next to Lake Sterling in the Tahoe National Forest 2½ hours east of Sacramento, California and 21 miles west of Truckee, California. See our website for details.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp Cole is adjacent to Lake Sterling and sited in the middle of a beautiful alpine forest. The camp is in the midst of the Tahoe National Forest with access to miles of hiking and biking trails, canoeing, climbing, and other high adventure activities.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: White Stag Sierra is one of the best deals you’ll find for summer fun and learning. Come to White Stag Sierra and you’ll have fun transporting your entire team across an “infected” swamp without touching the ground. Or help every member get through a massive, poisonous spider web without getting trapped.

Camp in the High Sierras, swim in Lake Sterling, hike through chasms, climb mountains, eat in the outdoors. Have fun and make new friends.

Our camp was founded in 1958 and has trained more than 20,000 youth in leadership skills they use everyday. We are a volunteer-run, non-profit, which helps keep your fees low. With our 50-plus year history, we’ve learned a lot, but we’re still small enough to give individual the attention they need to have a fun summer camp experience.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We train our youth staff year-round in an ongoing series of leadership conferences locally in the San Francisco East Bay and Sacramento areas.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Limited camperships available upon proof of need.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Our program is youth-led. Our youth staff work year-round to plan the summer camp program. They develop the plans and guide and train other youth during summer camp, mentored by adults.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 9-15, 2017
$320 until February 28
$345 from March 1 to May 30
$375 after June 1
Group and sibling discounts available.

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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

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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: This Website Link

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: This Website Link

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Moon Mystics for ages 15-18
This Website Link

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: This Website Link 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: This Website Link

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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Idyllwild Arts Summer Programs
Idyllwild, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 5-adults

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For a schedule and course offerings, visit This Website Link

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Camp del Corazon
California Location(s)

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

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OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Howland's Landing
Catalina, CA

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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MODELING CAMP
California Location(s)

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

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CAMPER AGES: 7-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
and more. Modeling, Fashion

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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Amplify Sleep Away Camp For Girls
Ojai, California

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805-861-8128
girlsrocksb[AT]gmail.com
10820 Reeves Road
Ojai, California 93023

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CAMPER AGES: 10-17 year s old

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: What is Amplify Sleep Away Camp?

Amplify Sleep Away Camp is a unique overnight summer program (offered for four weeks during the summer) where girls 10-17 years old choose a creative arts track and learn amazing skills while working together, taking fun and creative workshops and developing self-esteem tools.

What are the different tracks to choose from?

Amplify Sleep Away Camp offers three different tracks:

The Music Track: Learn an instrument (vocals, guitar, bass, drums, or keys), form a band, write an original song, and perform to a sold out crowd of friends and family)
The Photography and Film Making Track: Girls learn extensive photography and film making skills. Highlights include filming and directing a music video and learning photo editing Each student will have an opportunity to have their piece published online and to start building a professional portfolio.

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

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

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

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Music LESSONS

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

BAND PRACTICE

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

WORKSHOPS

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

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

LUNCHTIME PERFORMANCES

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

FINAL SHOWCASE

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

THE FACILITY

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

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

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

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

Learn more here This Website Link

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition is $999 per camper for each week of camp. Limited financial aid is available to those in need. Any Girls Rock SB tuition above and beyond $325 is considered a donation.

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

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: This Website Link

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
WHEN AND WHERE: Enrollment is NOW OPEN. Register at: This Website Link

Session 1
Monday, July 4–Saturday, July 9
Ojai Valley School
10820 Reeves Road, Ojai, CA 93023
Showcase: Saturday, July 9 at the campus; begins at 11:00am. Bring a picnic and enjoy a picnic lunch with your camper before leaving. Girls Rock SB Camp Phone 805-861-8128

Session 2
Monday, July 11–Saturday, July 16
Ojai Valley School
10820 Reeves Road, Ojai, CA 93023
Showcase: Saturday, July 16 at the campus; begins at 11:00am. Bring a picnic and enjoy a picnic lunch with your camper before leaving. Girls Rock SB Camp Phone 805-861-8128

Session 3
Monday, July 18–Saturday, July 23
Ojai Valley School
10820 Reeves Road, Ojai, CA 93023
Showcase: Saturday, July 23 at the campus; begins at 11:00am. Bring a picnic and enjoy a picnic lunch with your camper before leaving. Girls Rock SB Camp Phone 805-861-8128

Session 4
Monday, July 25–Saturday, July 30
Ojai Valley School
10820 Reeves Road, Ojai, CA 93023
Showcase: Saturday, July 30 at the campus; begins at 11:00am. Bring a picnic and enjoy a picnic lunch with your camper before leaving. Girls Rock SB Camp Phone 805-861-8128

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

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415-710-7351
info[AT]yeacamp.org
Nature's Classroom
73 Pumpkin Lane
Charlton, Massachusetts 01507

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

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

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CAMPER AGES: 12-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 1 week session

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership.

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

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

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Soundwall Rock Music Camps
Santa Cruz, CA

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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: This Website Link

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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Customized School Trip to China
California Location(s)

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

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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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Camp Leaps n Boundz
Los Angeles, California

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310-821-0963
Joclynn[AT]leapsnboundz.com
5433 Beethoven St.
Los Angeles, California 90066

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

Camp activities include:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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UCLA GIRLS SOCCER CAMPS
Los Angeles, California

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310-206-7527
camps[AT]athletics.ucla.edu
325 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095

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CAMPER AGES: 6-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
DAY CAMPS

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

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

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

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J-Camp
Palo Alto, CA

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

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CAMPER AGES: K-12

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): JCC

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

For more information and details on how to apply, please visit our website at This Website Link.

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Mountain Top Summer Dance Camp
Yucaipa, California

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9512699556
mountaintopdancecamp[AT]gmail.com
Oak Glen Rd
Yucaipa, California 92399

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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 This Website Link

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

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Camp Mendocino
Mendocino, California

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

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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: This Website Link

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 This Website Link

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: This Website Link.

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Avid4 Adventure
California Location(s)

Visit Our Avid4 Adventure Website
800.977.9873
emily[AT]avid4.com
info[AT]avid4.com
10 Colorado & California Locations
1877 Broadway, Suite 100
Boulder, Colorado 80302

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Denver - Washington Park, Colorado
Denver - Stapleton, Colorado
Golden, Colorado
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Bailey, Colorado
Mill Valley, California
Palo Alto, California
Saratoga, California
Oakland, California

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 287
Boulder, CO 80306

CAMPER AGES: Pre-K-7th Grade, Overnight - 11 grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Monday - Friday, 9-3pm *Extended Care Available.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: This summer, experience the power of authentic outdoor adventure!

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 (all 21+ and certified in Wilderness First Aid and CPR), 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.

Day camps in Boulder, Golden, Highlands Ranch, Denver Washington Park and Denver Stapleton (NEW in 2015!), Colorado and Mill Valley, Palo Alto, Saratoga and Berkeley, California. Overnight camps in Bailey, CO.

Space is filling up fast - Register before February 28th to save with our Early Bird Deal. Use Coupon Code: earlybird and save BIG!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horses/Equestrian, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, 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, Colorado.

CAMP FACILITIES: Colorado Mountain Camp at Windy Peak is a gorgeous location in the Rocky Mountains close to Bailey, Colorado. Designated as a historic site, Windy Peak has 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. Windy Peak has 13 cabins, all of which are single-sex and staff supervised. In the dining hall, Director of Food Services Renee (who 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).

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, 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, Horseback Riding and Backpacking Expeditions. Day Camps for grades Pre-K-11th, Overnight Camp for grades 2-8th and Teen Leadership Training for grades 9-12th.

Please visit This Website Link for more information. American Camp Association Accredited.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Teen Leadership Program.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: In conjunction with Outside Magazine, Avid4 Adventure is accepting application to our scholarship program!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit our website at This Website Link 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.

Working with Avid4 Adventure, you will help inspire budding outdoor enthusiasts and become part of an incredible team of adventurers. We have instructor jobs in the BAY AREA, CA and COLORADO.  Check out all available positions at our Avid4 Adventure Jobs page, and click through to our Online Application at This Website Link.

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A* Summer Math Camp
Santa Clara, CA

Visit Our A* Summer Math Camp Website
registration[AT]starleague.us
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

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MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2017 camp info.

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: This Website Link

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. This Website Link

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:
This Website Link

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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

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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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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

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CAMP VIDEO LINK: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8I7FdDUtF3I&feature=youtu.be

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2017 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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Relativity Workshops
California Location(s)

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

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OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Maui, Hawaii

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Relativity Workshops Video

CAMPER AGES: 13-17

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: Two locations:

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

We also offer a Maui, Hi location in paradise.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

We hope you will join us for the summer of a lifetime! VISIT US AT: This Website Link

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

Maui, HI
July 7 July 25

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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

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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: This Website Link.

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PGA Junior Golf Camps
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Arizona
California
Colorado
Kentucky

CAMPER AGES: 6-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Golf, and more.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete information on our summer golf camps, please visit: This Website Link.

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Guitar Workshop Plus
California Location(s)
Canada

Visit Our Guitar Workshop Plus Website
905-567-8000
info[AT]guitarworkshopplus.com
Humber College
3199 Lake Shore Blvd. West
Toronto, ON M8V 1K8
Canada

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OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California
Tennessee
British Columbia

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 11 through Adult

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Vancouver, BC Campus: Our program is held on the beautiful campus of Quest University in Squamish, B.C. Conveniently located between Vancouver and Whistler along the Pacific Ocean and Coast Mountains, this location offers brand new facilities and accommodations with the most breathtaking scenery imaginable. This location is just minutes from the world class multicultural city of Vancouver, which boasts a healthy music scene and plenty of attractions including beaches, Stanley Park, and world-class shopping and dining. Whistler, one of North America�s most popular vacation spots, is also located nearby.

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

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

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

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships available.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2016 Summer Session Dates:

San Diego Session: Jun 19-24, 2016
Nashville Session: July 31-August 5, 2016
Toronto (Session 1): August 7-12, 2016
Toronto (Session 2): August 14-19, 2016
Vancouver Session: August 14-19, 2016

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Murrieta Horse Riding Camp
Murrieta, California

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

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

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CAMPER AGES: 6-16

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kathleen Elliott Kids Summer
Horse Riding Camp 2015

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

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

Join Us Fun Summer Horse Camp

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

Welcoming Horse Lovers Of All Levels
Ages 6-16

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River Way Ranch Camp
Sanger, CA

Visit Our River Way Ranch Camp Website
800-821-2801, 559-787-2551
Inquiry[AT]RiverWayRanchCamp.com
River Way Ranch Camp
6450 Elwood Road
Sanger, CA

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CAMPER AGES: 7 to 16 years old

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Traditional Overnight Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Gymnastics, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Team Sports, Computers, Technology, Adventure, Travel, and more. Paintball, Wakeboarding/Waterskiing, Unique Evening Programs Such As Counselor Hunt, Ropes Challenge Course, Film Making, Laser Tag, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Archery, Riflery & So Much More.

CAMP LOCATION: Located in the beautiful foothills of the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, River Way Ranch Camp attracts children from all over the world. Children choose from over 75 activities. In addition to regular camp activities, we offer classes in water-skiing, waverunners, horseback riding, whitewater rafting, mini-bikes and go-karts. Overnight trips to the Sequoia's are also favorites.

CAMP FACILITIES: River Way Ranch Camp operates as a resort 9 months out of the year when camp is not in session. Campers stay in air-conditioned cabins, and sleep 8 to a room, with two counselors. Cabins are complete with a private bathroom and shower, closest and sink area. River Way Ranch Camp is a beautiful facility, complete with stables, basketball and tennis courts, three pools, an on-site lake, and a high and low ropes course facility.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: River Way campers are divided into divisions. The Buckaroos (ages 7-9) have two counselors with each cabin group at all times. They receive a challenging diversified schedule, teaching them many new skills. Beginning at age 10, Rancheros and Seniors have free choices of activity. Transportation is available by charter bus from Southern and Northern California, as well as airport transportation from Fresno International Airport (FAT).

For more information, please visit our web site at This Website Link or call 1 (800) 821-2801 for a brochure and video.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Campers in Action Program (CIA) and Counselor in Training Program (CIT) available for campers ages 14 years of age and older.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Wonder Valley Family Camp, where everyone is a kid again! Join us for Family Camp August 17 - August 22, 2014.

For more information about our Family Camp, please visit, This Website Link

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For dates and rates, please view our website at, This Website Link

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Please contact our HR Director, Jason Rich, at Jason[AT]RiverWayRanchCamp.com for more information on employment opportunities. 

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Premier Soccer Camps, Inc.
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
2605 Carlsbad Blvd
Carlsbad, CA 92008

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 7-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

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

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Soccer Camps

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

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

College-ID Camp-CA-PA

$645.00 - Residential Camp
$475.00 - Day Camp

CA

$695.00 for Residential Camp
$475.00 for Day Camp

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

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

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Camp Quest West
Nevada City, CA

Visit Our Camp Quest West Website
209 610-0651
west[AT]campquest.org
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: This Website Link

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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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

Find the Best Resident Camp in Danville, California

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 3 - 12

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

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

Camp Gan Israel- Contra Costa is a Top Resident Summer Camp located in Danville California offering many fun and educational Resident and other activities, including: Martial Arts, Swimming, Dance and more. Camp Gan Israel- Contra Costa is a top Resident 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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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: This Website Link for more details.

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URJ Camp Newman
Santa Rosa, California

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: Grade 3-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Avodah
11th Grade

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

Counselor in Training (CIT)
12th Grade

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

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

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

Thankfully, there are lots of resources available. For more info, visit: This Website Link

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

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

More info: This Website Link

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

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

Join us every month!
- January: West Coast Party, NFTY SoCal WinterKallah, NFTY SW Social Action Weekend, NFTY SW JYG Grade Social Action Weekend
- February: West Coast Party Jr., NFTY Convention, Purim.
- March: NFTY-CWR Spring Conclave, NFTY SoCal Leadership Kallah
- April: Family Fun Festival & Open House, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Overnight, NFTY SoCal SpringKallah, NFTY SW Spring Kallah & Elections
- May: NFTY-CWR Gesher Kallah
- June-August: Summer Camp & J.Adventures
- September: Fall Camp, New Year’s on the Bay
- October: NFTY-CWR Fallinter, NFTY SoCal FallKallah
- November: NFTY SoCal Social Justice Kallah

For more info on our year-round events, click here: This Website Link

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
This Website Link

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
For all job opportunities, visit This Website Link

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

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