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Over 128 California Resident Summer Camps Listed Below with In-Depth Camp Info, including: Videos, Photos, Maps & Detailed Descriptions


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Spring & Spring Break Resident Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in California are Starting in March, 2023

Many of our California Resident Camps offer Spring & Spring Break Resident Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in March, 2023.

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 Spring & Spring Break dates, times and availability.

Spring & Spring Break 2023 Resident Camp Open Houses & Reunions

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

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for March, 2023.

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 Spring & Spring Break Resident Camp Jobs

Searching for California Resident Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Resident Camps are now listing their 2023 Spring & Spring Break Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Spring & Spring Break Employment Opportunities" pages.

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

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

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

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

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Camp Lantern Creek
Montgomery, Texas
936-597-8225

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

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

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iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18

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

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 6 - 18

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

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

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

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

iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 is a Top Resident Summer Camp located in  California offering many fun and educational Resident and other activities, including: Academics, Computers, Math 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 Our Camp Website Link: www.idtech.com to find a location near you.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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California Resident Camps

Please note that our list of 2023 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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SOCAPA, School of Creative and Performing Arts
California Location(s)

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

101 Johnson Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201

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

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 13-15; 16-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

SOCAPA, School of Creative and Performing Arts is a Top Resident Summer Camp located in Brooklyn California offering many fun and educational Resident and other activities, including: Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Musical Theater 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:
2020 Dates

New York City, Manhattan 2020:

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

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

Session 3: 3wk: July 19 - Aug 8


New York City, Brooklyn 2020:

Session 1: 2wk: June 28 - July 11

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

Session 3: 2wk: July 19- August 1

Session 4: 1wk: August 2-August 8


Los Angeles, CA 2020:

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

Session 2: 3wk: June 28 - July 18

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

Session 4: 1wk: July 26- August 8


Burlington, VT 2020:

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

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

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

Session 4: 2wk: July 19 - Aug 1

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

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

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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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ELS Language Nike Soccer Academy Cate School
Carpinteria, California

Visit Our ELS Language Nike Soccer Academy Cate School Website
1-800-NIKECAMP
soccer[AT]ussportscamps.com
1960 Cate Mesa Rd
Carpinteria, California 93013

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our ELS Language Nike Soccer Academy Cate School Video

CAMPER AGES: 8-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: ELS and The Soccer Academy are proud to offer a combined language and sport program at the prestigious Cate School, located just south of Santa Barbara in beautiful Carpinteria, CA. It is an idyllic camp location, surpassed only by the exceptional training and experience participants will receive.

Founded by the head coaches at UCLA and UCSB, The Soccer Academy has been training youth players for 44 years in Southern California and Arizona. In addition to the twice a day technical training, campers also participate in scrimmages and week-long tournaments designed to integrate their newly learned skills into real game situations. The ELS program is completely integrated into the camp day offering eight ELS classes each week designed to help campers improve their English conversational skills and speaking confidence. Players are grouped by age and ability into teams that are under the supervision of our professional staff of college coaches and professional players.

We will also offer a second language option for those soccer players who are looking for a more intenisve ELS language program. In this scenario, campers will first participate in the ELS language camp held at Pepperdine, then transfer to the Cate School to enjoy the remaining two or three weeks of their program with the Soccer Academy. This option offers 15 language classes each week versus the 8 lessons per week offered with the Cate School program. ELS teachers supervise both langauge programs

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Highlights Include:

Professional and international coaching staff

Written evaluations for each camper

Excellent coaching staff and professional ELS certified teachers

ELS Classes designed for beginner through intermediate levels offering eight 50-minute lessons per week (M-TH)

15:1 Camper to staff ratio for language and sport program

Tournaments and evening scrimmages

Fun, evening and weekend activities - games, movies, visit the beach and Santa Barbara

Players are grouped by age and ability in both the sport and language portion of the programs.

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 12-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 1 Week Session

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership.

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

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

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Lasting Adventures, Inc.
Yosemite National Park, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 11-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Growing Goddess Camp
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Sebastopol, CA

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

CAMPER AGES: 11-14

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Ventura Family YMCA - Sequoia Lake
Visalia , CA

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

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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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FLS International
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California
New York
Massachusetts

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

CAMPER AGES: 12-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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Skylake Yosemite Camp
Wishon, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 7-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Cal Soccer Academy & Camps
Berkeley, California

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 5-10, 8-13, 10-13, 14-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers.

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

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

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

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:

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

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

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San Diego Summer Music Institute
San Diego, CA

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 11 - 18

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Hollywood Dance Camp
Hollywood, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 14 +

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, and more.

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

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

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

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

Full staff around the clock

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

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Payment plans are available

OTHER CAMP INFO: 7, 14 or 21 day program

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

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Bay Leaf Kitchen Camp 2017
San Francisco, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 8-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

OTHER CAMP INFO: Frequently Asked Questions:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Summer at SFCM
San Francisco, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 10+

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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Camp Quest West
Nevada City, CA

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Weeklong Overnight

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Our Southern California session is from July 20-26.

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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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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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Murrieta Horse Riding Camp
Murrieta, California

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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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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Mountain Meadow Ranch
Susanville, California

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 7-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): ACA, WAIC

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:

Session A

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

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

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


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

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

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

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Camp Counselor, Camp Nurse 

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

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Nike Track & Field Camp of Champions Stanford University Video

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Project Fashion at USC
Los Angeles, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 12-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Nike Malibu Speed and Hurdles Camp
Malibu, California

Visit Our Nike Malibu Speed and Hurdles Camp Website
800-645-3226
running[AT]ussportscamps.com
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, California 90263

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Nike Malibu Speed and Hurdles Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: 14-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Located on the Southern California coast, Pepperdine University commands a majestic view of the world famous Malibu Beach and the Pacific Ocean. The summer camp combines a beautiful, safe location with a staff consisting of college coaches, college runners and other qualified instructors. This program is open to all female high school students, entering grades 9-12. This will run in conjunction with the coed cross country veteran camp Nike Raditude Cross Country Camp in Malibu.

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Director Robert Radnoti enters his tenth season as head coach of the Pepperdine men's and women's cross country and track and field teams. He continues his mission of leading these programs to national prominence.

What Can you Expect?
A typical day consists of breakfast, a morning workout, rest, lunch and speeches from the coaches followed by an afternoon workout and a group activity. You will learn visualization techniques, team-building skills and ways to maximize your performance through appropriate nutrition. 24-hour supervision is an important feature of every Nike Running Camp. Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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Marin Ranch Camp
Petaluma, California

Visit Our Marin Ranch Camp Website
(415) 388-4386 x17
team[AT]marinranchcamp.org
Walker Creek Ranch
1700 Marshall Petaluma Road
Petaluma, California 94952

CAMPER AGES: 7-17 (2nd - 12th grades)

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Marin Ranch Camp is an outdoor adventure camp in the hills of West Marin, north of San Francisco. We offer traditional camp activities within a caring community.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Science, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Swimming, Canoeing, Kayaking, Exploring The Hills Around Camp, Creek Hiking, Archery, Arts & Crafts, Organic Gardening, Farm Animals, Games, Slingshot Range, GaGa Ball, Capture The Flag, Camp Songs, Ropes Course & Team Building, Night Hikes, Camp Fires, Flashlight Tag, Mud Ball, Sports, Survival Skills, Theme Activities & Games, Camp Fire Building, Forts & Survival Shelters, Fishing For Crawdads, S'mores & Other Goodies, Cooking Meals & Snacks On The Camp Fire, All-camp Games & Events, Hanging Out With The Greatest Camp Counselors Around!

CAMP LOCATION: Walker Creek Ranch is located at 1700 Marshall-Petaluma Road, about 14 miles South West of Petaluma, and 14 miles North West of Novato. If you are coming from along the coast, the Ranch is about five miles East of the town of Marshall, a small town on Tomales Bay.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Marin Ranch Camp is Marin County's premier residential adventure camp. We're known for our core values of Friendship, Adventure, Community, Tradition & Safety.

We offer a fun and engaging camp program where any kids entering 2nd - 8th grade (LIT for 9th - 12th) can hike, swim, boat, explore and play. A place where children can be themselves while participating in traditional, good old fashioned summer camp activities.

At Marin Ranch Camp, the opportunities to engage with nature are limitless thanks to our lake, river, organic garden, farm animals and hiking trails spanning over 1,700 acres in beautiful West Marin.

Sure, we do all the traditional camp activities like canoeing, archery and a ropes course to name a few, but it goes much deeper than that.

We believe in the power of our sleep-away camp.

We recognize the importance of providing children with a space where they can get away from the pressures of everyday life and experience freedom from stress and over-scheduling.

Our caring and thoughtful team helps each child have the best possible experience by acknowledging them as an individual with their own strengths, challenges, fears and passions. Campers are provided a space where they feel safe to step a bit outside of their comfort zone and challenge themselves by experiencing new adventures.

We hold a deep understanding of the incredible transformation that occurs when kids attend our residential camp. We support them as they learn and grow in a new and encouraging environment, away from the familiar surroundings of home and family, and we welcome them into our loving community where it is safe be yourself.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Our high school campers are Leaders-in-Training (LITs). Campers in this program will get the same great Marin Ranch Camp experience, with many added responsibilities and activities. Our trained and experienced directors take a special interest in these young leaders, gauging their established leadership, teamwork and communication abilities and taking them to the next level using fun games and ropes course challenges.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camping Season: August 12th - 16th
Pricing: $1,195 per week
Register online at MarinRanchCamp.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
See our sister camp's job page for Marin Ranch Camp's job postings at: Our Camp Website Link: www.campdoodles.catsone.com.

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PGC Basketball
California Location(s)

Visit Our PGC Basketball Website
866-338-2308
info[AT]pgcbasketball.com
Choose from over 80 camps across the US and Canada each year
Across the US and Canada

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
WEST: California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Washington, Wyoming

MIDWEST: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin

NORTHEAST: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont

SOUTHWEST: Arizona, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

SOUTHEAST: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia<

Canada: Alberta, Ontario

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
P.O. Box 2202
Mandeville, LA 70470

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our PGC Basketball Video

CAMPER AGES: Overnight Camps for 7th thru 12th grades; Skills Academy day camps for 4th thru 7th grades.

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION:

PGC Basketball offers game-changing basketball camps for boys and girls entering grades 4 through 12, with locations coast to coast in the United States and Canada. Plus, coaches attend PGC too!

Each summer, 10,000 players from middle school to college attend a PGC Basketball camp or Skills Academy. PGC is for dedicated players who truly want to get better and players of all positions are welcome!

Any player will benefit from PGC—regardless of position or skills—as long as they want to learn and get better.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, and more. Beyond The Game. At PGC Basketball Camps, Players Develop A Winning Mindset & Leadership Skills On & Off The Court. There Is No Other Place On The Planet Like PGC To Develop A Player's Basketball IQ, Mindset, Leadership, Playmaking, & Confidence — All At The Same Time.

CAMP LOCATION: PGC partners with schools, universities, and private training facilities in 30+ US states and Canadian provinces providing a wide selection of camp locations to choose from. Visit our schedule & locations page for more details: Our Camp Website Link: pgcbasketball.com

Locations include:

WEST: California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Washington, Wyoming

MIDWEST: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin

NORTHEAST: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont

SOUTHWEST: Arizona, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

SOUTHEAST: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia<

Canada: Alberta, Ontario

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:

For 28 years, PGC Basketball has been the worldwide leader in teaching players how to think the game, be a leader, and run the show.

We believe every player deserves to know how to unlock their potential. We believe every player deserves to discover how to be a leader on and off the court. And, we believe every player deserves to know how to use the game to propel themselves to success in life.

At PGC Basketball, we’re a team of passionate teachers of the game who won’t stop at anything in our quest to inspire and equip dedicated players and coaches everywhere.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Since 2012, PGC has provided more than $500,000 in financial assistance. Each year, we do our best to assist as many families as possible.

Scholarship applications begin each spring for summer sessions at: Our Camp Website Link: pgcbasketball.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit our website to learn about our summer overnight basketball camps, our skills academy camps for youth players, and our fall weekend camps.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Our PGC staff are remarkable individuals with a passion to learn, grow, and impact others. There are three ways to get involved: be a volunteer coach, join our paid summer staff, or join our year-round team.

Our Camp Website Link: pgcbasketball.com

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Camp New Heights
Isla Vista, California

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp New Heights Video

CAMPER AGES: 9-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

CAMP FACILITIES: The University of California, Santa Barbara campus

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

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Camp Woolman
Nevada City, CA

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 17

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Quaker

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Nike Raditude Cross Country Camp in Malibu
Malibu, California

Visit Our Nike Raditude Cross Country Camp in Malibu Website
800-645-3226
running[AT]ussportscamps.com
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, California 90263

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Nike Raditude Cross Country Camp in Malibu Video

CAMPER AGES: 14-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Nike Raditude Cross Country Camp takes place on the beautiful campus of Pepperdine University and its surrounding running trails. The camp is more than just a running camp, it’s a mindset for training, racing and succeeding in life.

Located on the Southern California coast, Pepperdine University commands a majestic view of world famous Malibu Beach and the Pacific Ocean. This summer camp combines a beautiful, safe location with a staff consisting of college coaches, college runners and other qualified instructors. This program is open to all high school students, entering grades 9-12.

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

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers train on campus as well as at the world famous Zuma Beach, Malibu Creek State Park and Sycamore Canyon. Runners stay and dine in the University's residence halls.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Director Robert Radnoti enters his tenth season as head coach of the Pepperdine men's and women's cross country and track and field teams. He continues his mission of leading these programs to national prominence.

What Can you Expect?
A typical day consists of breakfast, a morning workout, rest, lunch and speeches from the coaches followed by an afternoon workout and a group activity. You will learn visualization techniques, team-building skills and ways to maximize your performance through appropriate nutrition. 24-hour supervision is an important feature of every NIKE Running Camp. Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit the camp webpage for additional information:
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Nike Vogelsinger Soccer Academy at University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, California

Visit Our Nike Vogelsinger Soccer Academy at University of California, Santa Barbara Website
888-780-2267
soccer[AT]ussportscamps.com
6525 El Colegio Road
Santa Barbara, California 93117

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Nike Vogelsinger Soccer Academy at University of California, Santa Barbara Video

CAMPER AGES: 9-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Nike Vogelsinger Soccer Academy at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has been teaching soccer players and goalkeepers of all ability levels since 1982. Celebrating our 52nd year of outstanding technical soccer training.

Our professional staff consists of master teachers whose demonstrations include demanding instruction, step-by-step clarification, and playful joking to bring out the most sensitive technical points for you to grasp and imitate. Join us at this great Southern California location.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP FACILITIES: Located on bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean, sunny UC-Santa Barbara is a perfect getaway for superior summer training. It provides spacious grassy athletic fields for training, a university stadium for night games, an outdoor swimming pool for recreation, and a great beach for swimming. The campus is located 95 miles from Los Angeles, 215 miles from San Diego, and 320 miles from San Francisco.

Players stay at Tropicana Del Norte in suite style rooms. Tropicana Del Norte was recently completely and beautifully remodeled, all suites have three bedrooms, two baths and a living room.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: THE VOGELSINGER METHOD

Our goal is to create an environment—a GAME-LIKE ATMOSPHERE—through dynamic teaching and coaching by explanation, demonstration and participation to assist each player in creating a METHOD TO SELF-TEACH.

It is a painstaking STEP-BY-STEP method. We must create for you a crystal-clear picture of what we are trying to teach through demonstration and explanation. You must understand clearly and be able to picture every little detail in your MIND’S EYE. Moreover, you then have to see yourself performing it successfully, and physically feel it and emotionally experience it.

The ultimate goal of self-teaching is INTERNALIZING MOTIVATION and knowing where you are, where you want to be, and how to get there step-by-step. We say you “FAIL YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS” because with this method, mistakes become your guidelines.

You will become a BETTER PLAYER. You will become a BETTER PERSON, as you will learn how to work toward the goals that you set for yourself.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please refer to the camp webpage for additional information:
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Aadvanced Private Remote Swim Camps
Tiburon, CA

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

CAMPER AGES: 5-Adult

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Online. All States, All Countries.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Euro Soccer Camp US
California Location(s)

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 7-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Nike Cross Country Camp of Champions Stanford University
Stanford, California

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 12-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Nike Cross Country Camp at Stanford University is called the “Camp of Champions” for good reason - Stanford enjoys international recognition for its ability to turn talented young athletes into world-class runners.

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

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

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

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

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

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Camp Saint Francis
Camp Meeker, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 8-13

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Camp Fees:

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

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

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

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

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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

MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2023 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: Our Camp Website Link: www.scu.edu

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

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

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

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

The students will be equipped with necessary background in lectures and trained with different types of problems to master various problem solving techniques. The classes are problem solving-based whose curriculum is aligned with prestigious national and international competitions. They provide a motivational and challenging environment for students.

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

FACULTY

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Camp E.L.K.
Wrightwood, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 5-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): YMCA Orange County

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

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

CAMP LOCATION: Wrightwood, CA

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

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

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial assistance is available

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

October 27th – 29th

Price: $150 per person (ages 3+)

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

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

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

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

Pricing:

$510
Required Deposit: $100
10% Sibling Discount

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

Enrollment is limited to 40 campers.

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

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NBC Camps
California Location(s)

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 8-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Camp Natoma
Paso Robles, CA

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

MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2023 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 7 - 17

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

Check out our website for more information!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership program.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: What is a typical day like?

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

Rehearsals for your Final Performance

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

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

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

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

Payment plans are available upon request.

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

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American Dance Training Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our American Dance Training Camps Website
866-383-ADTC (2382)
info[AT]danceadtc.com
8 Locations Across the US & Canada

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California
Colorado
North Carolina
Maryland
Texas
Wisconsin
Vermont
BC Canada

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1631 Barton Springs Rd
Austin, TX
78704

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our American Dance Training Camps Video

CAMPER AGES: 8 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

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

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

American Dance Training Camps is a Top Resident Summer Camp located in  California offering many fun and educational Resident and other activities, including: Gymnastics, Dance, Cheerleading and more. American Dance Training Camps is a top Resident Camp for ages: 8 - 17.
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CAMP LOCATION: ULTIMATE Rocky Mountains Colorado:
Session 1: June 5 - 11, 2022
Session 2: June 12 - 18, 2022

ULTIMATE Smoky Mountains North Carolina:
Session 1: June 12 - 18, 2022
Session 2: June 19 - 25, 2022

ULTIMATE Sierra Tahoe California:
Session 1: June 19 - 25, 2022
Session 2: June 26 - July 2, 2022

ULTIMATE Green Mountains Vermont:
Session 1: July 3 - 9, 2022
Session 2: July 10 - 16, 2022
Session 3: July 17 - 23, 2022

ULTIMATE Central Lakes Wisconsin:
Session 1: July 10 - 16, 2022
Session 2: July 17 - 23, 2022
Session 3: July 24 - 30, 2022

ULTIMATE Hill Country Texas:
Session 1: July 10 - 16, 2022
Session 2: July 17 - 23, 2022

ULTIMATE Mid Atlantic Maryland:
Session 1: July 24 - 30, 2022
Session 2: July 31 - Aug 6, 2022

ULTIMATE Coast Mountains BC Canada:
Session 1: July 24 - 30, 2022
Session 2: July 31 - Aug 6, 2022

CAMP FACILITIES: We offer overnight/sleepaway dance camps in beautiful locations where the pace of life is slower. At ADTC, mountains, forests and lakes will surround you. You'll raise your serotonin, boost your immune system, and do what you love all day long.

Our dance camps are near renowned destination resorts & famous cities. At ADTC, you'll have access to all of the activities you'd want to enjoy at camp, as well as all of the amenities you'd expect to find at a resort. And we have just as much fun outside the dance studio as we do in class!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer need-based scholarships for up to 1/2 off tuition:
Our Camp Website Link: www.americandancetrainingcamp.com

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We offer discounted "family vacation packages" for parents looking to stay nearby while their daughter attends ADTC.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: FREE weekend virtual dance camps:
Our Camp Website Link: www.americandancetrainingcamp.com

Custom choreography:
Our Camp Website Link: www.americandancetrainingcamp.com

On-demand dance classes & choreography:
Our Camp Website Link: www.americandancetrainingcamp.com

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

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Staff Application: Our Camp Website Link: www.americandancetrainingcamp.com

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Bar 717 Ranch-Camp Trinity
Hayfork, California

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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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.

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

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

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

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

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

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp.

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

TUITION: (Transportation costs not included)

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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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 Our Camp Website Link: www.yeacamp.org for more information or to register
Contact: info[AT]yeacamp.org or 415-710-7351

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Amplify Sleep Away Camp for Girls
Ojai, California

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

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Idyllwild Arts Summer Programs
Idyllwild, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 5-adults

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
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 Our Camp Website Link: idyllwildarts.org

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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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 8 to 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

3. Willing to learn Chinese language

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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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.

White Stag Sierra is a Top Resident Summer Camp located in Soda Springs California offering many fun and educational Resident and other activities, including: Adventure and more. White Stag Sierra is a top Resident Camp for ages: 11-17.
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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 12-18, 2020
$365 until February 28
$390 beginning March 1
Group and sibling discounts available.

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Whole Music Camp
Norden, California

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

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Fox Mountain Adventures
Santa Ysabel, California

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

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 10-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Avid4 Adventure
California Location(s)

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

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

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Avid4 Adventure Video

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

American Camp Association Accredited.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Two Rivers Soccer Camp
Graeagle, California

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

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Two Rivers Soccer Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: 7 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

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

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

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

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

Visit Our Camp-A-Lot and Camp-A-Little Website
619-685-1175
ltaylor[AT]arc-sd.com
3030 Market Street
San Diego, California 92102

CAMPER AGES: 5-70

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): The Arc of San Diego

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, and more.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2014 Sessions are:

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

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

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

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Summer Institute for the Gifted
California Location(s)

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

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 5-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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Relativity Workshops
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Maui, Hawaii

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Relativity Workshops Video

CAMPER AGES: 13-17

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
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: Our Camp Website Link: www.relativityworkshops.org

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

Maui, HI
July 7 July 25

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Young Actors' Theatre Camp
Ben Lomond, California

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

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 8-18

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: If you love the arts, whether on stage or off, in front of the camera or behind, have we got the camp for YOU! YATC is a multi award winning arts camp that caters to each student’s specific interests and skill level. The have 5 Summer Overnight Sessions to choose from including 7, 10, and 20 day sessions. Be ready for the best summer of your life! Learn from the Starts and elevate your skills to the next level.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

This summer YATC welcomes guest faculty, Megan Hilty (SMASH), Laurie Metcalf (The Connors), Alex Brightman (Beetlejuice), Eden Espinosa (Wicked), Jim O’Heir (Parks and Recreation), Kate Rockwell (Mean Girls), Laura Bell Bundy (Legally Blonde), Julia Lester (HMTMTS), and the Stars of HAMILTON and DEAR EVAN HANSEN, plus SO many more!
All of our camps are COVID compliant and SAFE with the strong guidance from the CDC, ACA, and County of Santa Cruz. Please join us for one of out “Camp Chats” on Wednesdays at 5PM (PST) and Saturdays at 10AM (PST). Simply email info[AT]campyatc.com for the Zoom Link and come find out about all the amazing and safe offerings we have this summer! Ages 8-18, All-Levels Encouraged. We are looking forward to an amazing summer!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

July-August: Summer Camp Programs

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Summer 2023 Session Dates
Session 1: July 2-11th
Session 2: July 13-22nd
Session Awesome: July 2-22nd
Session Incredible: July 13-August 1st
Session 3: July 23rd- August 1st
Session 4: July 26th- August 1st
Session WOW: July 2- August 1st
Our Camp Website Link: www.campyatc.com

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

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Quest Therapeutic Camps of Southern California
Los Alamitos, CA

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Quest Therapeutic Camps of Southern California Video

CAMPER AGES: 6 to 18

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Quest Camps provide:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Pali Adventures
Running Springs, California

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Pali Adventures Video

CAMPER AGES: 8-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

Secret Agent Camp
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DJ Camp
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Magic Camp
Acting Camp
Film Camp
Water Sports Camp
CIT Leadership Camp
Rockstar Camp

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
CAMP COUNSELOR JOB DESCRIPTION

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

QUALIFICATIONS

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

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

JOB REQUIREMENTS

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

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

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

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

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

TO APPLY:
Our Camp Website Link: paliadventures.com

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

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Sierra Mountain Music Camp
Nevada City, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 4th-12th

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 6-12/13-21

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

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

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

Highlights Include

All camps are staffed with college coaches and current collegiate players

Written evaluation for each camper (except ID camp)

Soccer camp T-shirt to each camper

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

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

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

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

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

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UCLA GIRLS SOCCER CAMPS
Los Angeles, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 6-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
DAY CAMPS

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

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

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

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Golden Valley Camp
Volcano, California

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

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

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

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Camp del Corazon
North Hollywood, California

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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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 Camp del Corazon family!

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp del Corazon Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Non-profit corporation, providing a free of charge summer camp for children with heart disease. All proceeds are spent on the camp, and its programming, and staffed entirely by volunteers. Camp del Corazon enriches the lives of children living with heart disease. We are more than just a summer camp though. Not only do we provide a summer camp experience for children, but we also provide opportunities for growth, education and support.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Camp del Corazon serves children who have any form of heart disease.

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

CAMP LOCATION: Camp del Corazon 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!

OTHER LOCATION: Camp del Corazon
Howland's Landing
Catalina, CA

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: Camp del Corazon is 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 Cardiac 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) we host a Family Festival 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: Camp del Corazon is a special needs camp for children living with heart disease.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Sessions take place at the end of August each year (yes, we do offer letters to schools for your child's absence).

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
See our Volunteer Opportunities here: Our Camp Website Link: www.campdelcorazon.org

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Abbey Road Programs
California Location(s)

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

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

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 14-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

Our Camp Website Link: www.goabbeyroad.com

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

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Crazzy's Wasewagan Camp & Retreat
Angelus Oaks, CA

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

CAMPER AGES: 5 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp
California Location(s)

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp Video

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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LAMI Topsail
San Pedro, California

Visit Our LAMI Topsail Website
310.833.6055
info[AT]lamitopsail.org
Berth 73, Ste 2
San Pedro, California 90731

CAMPER AGES: 6-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Spend the summer on the beautiful Southern California coast in a way that most people never experience, on a tallship! While at sea or on an island, we will explore topics in marine biology, maritime history, island ecology and have some fun with traditional Maritime arts! These are some of the most memorable summer camps in Southern California!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Adventure, and more. History, Astronomy, Navigation

CAMP LOCATION: Our home berths are in the Port of LA, San Pedro and Rainbow Harbor, Long Beach. But we don't stay there long. Unlike most camps our facilities are mobile, as we have three working tallships. The schooner American Pride and the twin brigantines Exy Johnson and Irving Johnson
Our Camp Website Link: www.lamitopsail.org
For summer camps we sail the waters off the coast of southern California.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our Camp Website Link: www.lamitopsail.org
Exy Johnson and Irving Johnson can sleep a max of 30 campers. We have four heads and three showers aboard. There is also a fully galley with stove and oven.
American Pride

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Los Angeles Maritime Institute was founded to better serve at risk youth in 1992 but our founder Jim Gladson had been working to that for many years prior. We work to give kids skills that cannot be gained at home or in a class room include team building, problem solving, decision-making, planning, self-reliance and leadership. And sailing is part of the global human heritage that we want everyone to experience at least once in their lives. We also believe that the best way to get kids impassioned about protecting the ocean, which we all rely on, is to show them first hand how amazing and fun it can be.
All our staff is required to pass background checks and child safety programs before stepping on board with trainees.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We do offer financial assistance please contact info[AT]lamitopsail.org for more information

OTHER CAMP INFO:

No sailing experience necessary… we will provide that! Learn the ropes of sailing a large vessel as you challenge yourself with exciting new opportunities: leaving the dock, setting and adjusting sails, keeping a ship on course, setting the anchor, and living aboard a ship for a week or two. Make new friends, eat great food, listen to the sound of the sea, and gaze at the stars at night.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please check Our Camp Website Link: summercamp.lamitopsail.org for dates and how to sign up

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J-Camp
Palo Alto, CA

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

CAMPER AGES: K-12

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): JCC

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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MODELING CAMP
California Location(s)

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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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: Our Camp Website Link: www.modelingcamp.com

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

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

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

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

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American Collegiate Adventures
California Location(s)

Visit Our American Collegiate Adventures Website
info[AT]acasummer.com
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, Wisconsin

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Madison, WI
Florence, Italy
Barcelona, Spain
Costa Rica
University of California, Los Angeles, CA
University of Wisconsin-Madison - Madison, Wisconsin

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
875 Michigan Ave. Suite 3100
Chicago, IL 60611

CAMPER AGES: 14-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Welcome to American Collegiate Adventures (ACA)
The Ultimate in Pre-College Programs For High School Students!
Choose a truly sensational summer! Picture weekdays of learning and recreation, weekends of action and adventure – all spent with a great group of new friends. That’s what ACA is all about!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Weightloss, Soccer, Golf, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, Adventure, Travel, and more. Culinary Arts, Fashion Design, Journalism, Law, Business, Community Service, SAT/ACT Prep, TOEFL, ESL, Spanish Language, Italian Language, Cultural Immersion & More!

CAMP FACILITIES: We stay in the most luxurious dorms and hotels in the center of the cities. We only use private transportation, never public.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our Summer Staff are all college graduates over the age of 21. Having worked extensively with high school students in the past, our staff members genuinely look forward to their summers with ACA. We have a 10:1 student to staff ratio on our domestic programs and 8:1 student to staff ratio on our abroad programs. Safety and supervision is our number one priority. We are certified by the American Camp Association.

OTHER CAMP INFO: The most personalized program you’ll find, ACA features one of the lowest student-to-staff ratios of any pre-college program, so we can work with each student to create unique summer experiences. Enjoy great courses, internships and activities, pursue a new passion, and perfect your sports skills. Do it all!

All the comforts you’d expect – really! ACA is one of the only pre-college programs that provide deluxe accommodations complete with air-conditioning, private bathrooms and laundry service. You’ll enjoy summer in style when you go with ACA!

As always – ACA’s weekend adventures are always included! Whether you’re getting a good look at your first-choice school or just enjoying the arts, shopping and style of towns from Madison to Nice, Florence to Seville, Washington, D.C. to Barcelona, London to Los Angeles, ACA makes sure everyone gets to go along – at no extra charge! That’s the ACA way.

This summer, choose the best of both worlds. Build knowledge and confidence for college during the week, and get weekends full of once in a lifetime adventures! Make this summer unforgettable, leading you toward a college career that helps you get the most out of learning, and of life. Make this summer an ACA summer!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Wisconsin:
June 28 – July 11 (2 Weeks) $3995
June 28 – July 27 (3 Weeks) $4995
June 28 – July 24 (4 Weeks) $5995

Costa Rica:
July 6 - July 18 (2 Weeks) $3995
June 29 - July 18 (3 Weeks) $5695
Panama Ext July 18 - July 23 $1995

Barcelona:
July 12 - July 24 (2 Weeks) $4995
July 5 – July 24 (3 Weeks) $6995
June 28 - July 17 (3 Weeks) $6995
June 28 - July 24 (4 Weeks) $7995
Greek Isles Ext July 24 – July 29 $2495

Florence:
July 12 - July 24 (2 Weeks) $4995
June 28 - July 17 (3 Weeks) $6995
June 24 – July 24 (4 Weeks) $8495
Greek Isles Ext July 24 – July 29 $2495

Los Angeles:
June 28 – July 11 (2 Weeks) $4495
June 28 – July 17 (3 Weeks) $5695
June 28 – July 24 (4 Weeks) $6895

Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.acasummer.com for more information.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are hiring Camp Counselors for this upcoming summer at our various locations. You must be at least 21 years of age and a college graduate. Applicants who are interested in international programs MUST be fluent in the local language and English. Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.acasummer.com to fill out an application and submit it to staff[AT]acasummer.com.

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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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Relativity Camps: Film Production and Performing Arts Video

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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Nike Cross Country Camp UC Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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URJ Camp Newman
Santa Rosa, California

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our URJ Camp Newman Video

CAMPER AGES: Grade 3-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Avodah
11th Grade

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

Counselor in Training (CIT)
12th Grade

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

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

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

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

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

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

More info: Our Camp Website Link: campnewman.org

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Catalina Island Camps
Avalon, California

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

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

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

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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