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Over 71 California Aquatics Summer Camps Listed Below with In-Depth Camp Info, including: Videos, Photos, Maps & Detailed Descriptions


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Winter & Winter Break Aquatics Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in California are Starting in November, 2019

Many of our California Aquatics Camps offer Winter & Winter Break Aquatics Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in November, 2019.

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

Winter & Winter Break 2019-20 Aquatics Camp Open Houses & Reunions

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

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for November, 2019.

Best California Winter & Winter Break Aquatics Day Camps Starting in November, 2019

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

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

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

Best California Winter & Winter Break Aquatics Camp Jobs

Searching for California Aquatics Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Aquatics Camps are now listing their 2019-20 Winter & Winter Break Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Winter & Winter Break Employment Opportunities" pages.

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Premier Soccer Camps, Inc.
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
2605 Carlsbad Blvd
Carlsbad, CA 92008

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Premier Soccer Camps, Inc. Video

CAMPER AGES: 7-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

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

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Soccer Camps

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

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

College-ID Camp-CA-PA

$645.00 - Residential Camp
$475.00 - Day Camp

CA

$695.00 for Residential Camp
$475.00 for Day Camp

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

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

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California Aquatics Camps

Be sure to ask each California Aquatics Camp about the amount of aquatics sports instruction and the overall intensity of their aquatics sports program.

Some Top California Aquatics Camps offer rigorous daily aquatics sports training and lots of intensive aquatics sports experience. Other great California Camps offer aquatics sports as an elective or recreational activity with much less training and intensity.


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Camp Wego
California Location(s)

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

info[AT]campwego.com
Florida Locations

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

CAMPER AGES: 14-65

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Travel Tours Camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Camp Wego travels year around.

OTHER CAMP INFO: No Financial aid offered.

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

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

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Aquatics Camps in CA
Offer Day & Overnight Options

Some California Aquatics Camps offer BOTH Day and Overnight Camp options. Be sure to check each camp's description under "TYPE OF CAMP" for complete information, and exact hours.

Some California Aquatics Day Camps 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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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:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, Swimming, Horses/Equestrian, Fine Arts/Crafts, Music/Band, Theater, Team Sports, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Soccer, 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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Teen Aquatics Sports Camps in California

California Aquatics Sports Camps for Teens sometimes include more advanced or immersive aquatics sports activities, and can be much more rigorous and competitive. Teen Aquatics Sports Camps in CA tend to have more focus on aquatics sports skills development, sometimes involving professional training standards, with age-appropriate activities and special camp events designed for teens.

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


Camp JCA Shalom
California Location(s)

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp JCA Shalom Video

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

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

TASC : California Kibbutz -
(entering 11th grades)

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

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

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

All Teen Leadership Programs:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Camp JCA Shalom is an independent non-profit organization,

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

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

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Camp Helping Hands
Thousand Oaks & Northridge, California

Visit Our Camp Helping Hands Website
805-244-5071
info[AT]camphelpinghands.com
La Reina High School and Middle School (Thousand Oaks )and Highland Hall Waldorf School (Northridge)
106 West Janss Road (Thousand Oaks Address)
Thousand Oaks & Northridge, California 91360

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1409 Kuehner Drive #195
Simi Valey, CA 93063

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp Helping Hands Video

CAMPER AGES: 6-14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Weekdays 9am- 3pm with extended care options available.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Helping Hands is a service-learning, summer, day camp for kids ages 6-14. Campers learn how to give back their community and have fun doing it!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, Team Sports, Academics, Travel, and more. Campers Learn About Serving Their Community Though Service Projects & Field Trips. They Also Develop Leadership Skills Through Teamwork & Training.

Camp Helping Hands is a Top Aquatics Summer Camp located in Thousand Oaks & Northridge California offering many fun and educational Aquatics and other activities, including: Swimming, Team Sports, Travel and more. Camp Helping Hands is a top Aquatics Camp for ages: 6-14.
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CAMP LOCATION: Camp Helping Hands (CHH) leases space from institutions that offer the facility space and requirements needed to run our program.

Currently, we care located at La Reina High School and Middle School in sunny Thousand Oaks, California. The campus provides large open green space and is quiet and serene. Campers have plenty of room to play sports and games in between service projects and field trips, and there is plenty of indoor space to help keep cool.

Second Location for 2018:
Highland Hall Waldorf School
17100 Superior Street
Northridge, CA 93063

CAMP FACILITIES: La Reina is close to the 23 freeway. There is a ton of green space, the campus is gated, and there is ample parking for quick drop off and pick up.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Helping Hands is a service-learning camp for young children. Service-learning is often confused with community service, but they are different. While volunteerism and community service are components of the service-learning education model, service-learning emphasizes both service and learning and requires participants to use their knowledge and skills to address real-life needs in their own communities. At Camp Helping Hands, campers will achieve this goal by following the four phases of the service-learning process: investigation, planning, taking action, and reflection. When led through this collaborative process, students share and invest their ideas and skills and feel truly committed to the project and to making a difference.

Camp Helping Hands Summer Camps are offered in multiple locations throughout Ventura and Los Angeles counties and provide a fun and safe place for children ages 6 through 14 where they enjoy sports activities, games, swimming, arts and crafts, music, and more. But the real mission behind CHH is showing kids how they can make a difference and have fun doing it. Through engaging inquiry-based lessons and weekly service field trip expeditions, our campers learn leadership skills, develop compassion, and grow confident as they address real-world problems by taking action in their community.

Camp Helping Hands Summer Camps are four-week programs that provide fun and educational service-learning opportunities within several different segments of your community. Each summer program has an overarching theme, and each week of programming supports that theme. For CHH campers to receive the full benefits of service-learning, it is important to embrace this four-week approach, though one and two-week options are available. In addition to each week's service projects and field trips, CHH campers also swim, play sports activities and games, sing songs, do arts and craft projects, and much more.

CHH places campers according to age into four age groups: Junior Helpers (6 and 7), Young Advocates (8 and 9), Super Agents (10 and 11), and Chief Aides (12 and 13/14). Each group contains 15 to 17 campers and is led by three counselors who guide them through age-appropriate activities. Chief Aides, our oldest age group, are Junior Counselors-in-/training (Jr.CIT's). In addition to participating in camp activities like our younger campers, they assist team counselors and camp administration with tasks as needed.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: The Camp Helping Hands Counselor-in-Training (CIT) program is designed for teens who have completed their freshman year of high school. Camp Helping Hands CITs gain new skills as they learn what it is like to work at camp under the direct supervision of our Team Counselors.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer scholarships. Please visit the website to apply. Our Camp Website Link: www.camphelpinghands.com

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Camp Helping Hands (CHH) began as a summer camp project and has become the premier service-learning summer camp for young children serving the Conejo and San Fernando Valleys. Today, CHH also offers Family Days, a one-day service program designed for parents who wish to serve alongside their children; Holiday Camps, one-week day camps that provide a glimpse of our summer program and occur during school winter and spring breaks; and Host A Camp, an opportunity to license and operate a CHH summer camp in your community.

OTHER CAMP INFO: We currently have two locations and are planning to expand to other locations in California and other states. If you are interested in running a Camp Helping Hands we offer affordable licensing options.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session dates and fees vary depending on location and selected package options. For more information about dates and rates, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.camphelpinghands.com.

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SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Staff: Team Counselors

Camp Helping Hands looks for qualified adults (18 and up) to fill our paid staff positions. Some of our paid positions are administrative, but mostly we seek to staff our Team Counselor positions. We will begin accepting applications for Team Counselor positions in January. Team counselors must be 18 years of age and/or have completed one year of college. Please read all of the information before submitting your application.

For more information about employment, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.camphelpinghands.com.

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International Aquatics Camps in California

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

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


Fox Mountain Adventures
Santa Ysabel, California

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

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Fox Mountain Adventures Video

CAMPER AGES: 10-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, Swimming, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Theater, Team Sports, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, 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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California Aquatics Camps Offer Scholarships & Financial Aid

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

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


Hayward La Honda Music Camp
La Honda, California

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

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 11-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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:
Adventure, Swimming, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Basketball, Volleyball, Football, Soccer, Math, 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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Friendship Circle Summer Camp
Newport Beach, California

Visit Our Friendship Circle Summer Camp Website
949-721-9800
lisa[AT]friendshipoc.org
2240 University Dr
Newport Beach, California 92660

CAMPER AGES: 5+

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: At Friendship Circle camp, children who have special needs have their school breaks transformed into an exciting camp experience. The fun-filled camp features a variety of activities, games and sports, as well as field trips each day. Of course, our dedicated volunteers will be there to assist the children one-on-one, giving them an incredible experience. It's a time where children and volunteers build great friendships that they cherish and remember for a lifetime.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Dance, Music/Band, and more. We Do Three Field Trips During The Week.

CAMP LOCATION: Our Summer Camp is based out of the beautiful, beach-front Marina Park in Newport Beach, CA.

CAMP FACILITIES: We are based out of Marina Park in Newport Beach, CA.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Since 2006, Friendship Circle has been bringing friendship and inclusion to children and teens with disabilities with our camps and year-round programming.

We will be opening the Friendship Circle Center for Special Needs later this year.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We have limited financial aid available.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We offer year-round programs which pair trained teen volunteers with special needs individuals, bringing them friendship and inclusion. We have 15 programs, including Friends [AT] Home, Sunday Circle, Young Adult Circle, Basketball Buddies, Soccer Stars, Hangin' with Friends, Lunch Buddies and more!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
$60 per day / $300 per week.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Our special needs children and teens are paired with trained volunteers.  To volunteer as a special friend, please contact Helen at Helen[AT]FriendshipOC.org

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Girls Leadership Summer Camps
California Location(s)

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

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California
Colorado
New Jersey
New York

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: Overnight: Grades 6-12. Day Camps Grades 4-5

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Overnight is 10 or 15 days. Day Camps are One Week 9am - 3.30 PM

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: A Summer Camp Like No Other

Founded in 2001, our Summer Program combines the best of traditional summer camp with something no other camp offers: workshops that equip girls with the skills to exercise the power of their voice.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Theater, Academics, and more. Girls Leadership.

Girls Leadership Summer Camps is a Top Aquatics Summer Camp located in Carpinteria California offering many fun and educational Aquatics and other activities, including: Theater, Academics, Dance and more. Girls Leadership Summer Camps is a top Aquatics Camp for ages: Overnight: Grades 6-12. Day Camps Grades 4-5.
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CAMP LOCATION: GIRLS LEADERSHIP SUMMER OVERNIGHT PROGRAM:

Cate School
1960 Cate Mesa Road Carpinteria, California 93013

Visit GirlsLeadership.org/Summer

CAMP FACILITIES: Nestled on the beautiful Cate School campus in Carpinteria, CA, 11 miles from Santa Barbara our Summer Program combines the best of traditional summer camp – amazing friendships, fun games and evening activities, a powerhouse team of extraordinary staff – with something no other camp offers: fun, life-changing workshops that equip girls with the skills to exercise the power of their voice.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: WHAT’S THE GIRLS LEADERSHIP SPECIAL SAUCE?

Professional & Crazy Fun Staff — Our Educators teach for us all year round. They live and breathe our renowned curriculum, and they’ve been practicing our trademark camp games for years, so they are more than ready to rumble.

Summer Program Director Cora Garner is an American Camp Association Member. She came to us after working at Cornell University, Stanford University, and most recently the University of California, Berkeley. Through her work in Higher Education, she has developed and taught courses that focus on identity and community development.

At Girls Leadership we want you to be true-to-you. Every day starts with community games. Our theatre-based workshops focus on developing personal and societal leadership, such as how to ask for what you need. In these sessions girls practice new tools for speaking up for themselves and for others.

We also create beautiful art projects, stay active outside, and always have a spirit theme for the day. These activities are designed to encourage girls to embrace who they are, reflect on what they believe, and give them an opportunity to express themselves creatively.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: A Certificate Program for Young Women Leaders

-- Interested in learning some valuable professional skills and receiving a formal certificate to supplement your future college admissions applications all while experiencing the best summer experience of your life?

-- Do you value connection, relationships, growth, and learning? Do you have a special place in your heart for young or first-time summer program attendees?

-- Are you a two-time (or more) Girls Leadership Summer Program Grade 9-11 alumnae?

If so, we would like to invite you to apply to Girls Leadership’s Counselor in Training (CIT) program

Visit Our Camp Website Link: girlsleadership.org

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial Aid available for all camps.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: girlsleadership.org

GIRLS LEADERSHIP SUMMER OVERNIGHT PROGRAM:
Location:
The Cate School
1960 Cate Mesa Road
Carpinteria, California 93013

Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.GirlsLeadership.org
Rising Grades 6-8
June 30-July 14 (15 days, 14 nights)
July 17- July 26 (10 days, 9 nights)

Rising Grades 9-12
July 29-August 12 (15 days, 14 nights)

GIRLS LEADERSHIP DAY CAMPS: Dates TBD

CALIFORNIA

1) Palo Alto Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2018


2) Berkeley Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2018

3) San Francisco Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2018

COLORADO

1) Denver Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2018

2) Boulder Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2018

3) Denver Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2018

NEW JERSEY

1) Montclair Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2018

2) Summit Summer Day Camp for Girls Entering Grades 4-5 in Fall 2018

Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: girlsleadership.org.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Girls Leadership is looking to build the next residential Summer Program Dream Team to join us on the campus of beautiful Cate School located in Carpinteria, California, with nearly 200 rising 6-12th grade girls over 8 fun-filled weeks!!

To view our job descriptions and application steps for the Summer Program positions on our website click here: Our Camp Website Link: girlsleadership.org

Summer Program 2018 Openings:

Director of Residential Life and Wellness (1 position)
Director of Curriculum (1 position)
Director of Operations (1 position)
Resident Director (1 position)
Office Manager (1 position)
Health Manager (2 positions)
Guidance Counselor (1 position)
Residential Counselor (4 positions)
Residential Teaching Counselor (5 positions)
Teaching Counselor (5 positions)

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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:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Swimming, Horses/Equestrian, Team Sports, Basketball, Volleyball, 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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Camp Pendola
Camptonville, California

Visit Our Camp Pendola Website
Winter: 530-389-2780
Summer: 530-288-3263
Registrar: 916-733-0123

Info[AT]pendola.org
PO Box
Camptonville, California 95922

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

CAMPER AGES: Grades 1-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

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

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. Roman Catholic.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please refer to Our Camp Website Link: www.pendola.org for dates and additional information.

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

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Urban Adventure Camps
Oakland, California

Visit Our Urban Adventure Camps Website
510-339-0676
info[AT]urbanadventurecamps.com
5660 College Ave
Oakland, California 94610

CAMPER AGES: 8 - 15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

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

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: A day camp that takes daily field trips to the Bay Areas Best locations. Camps are subject oriented to meet the interest of the specific camper. Camps are small groups that navigate to bay using public transportation to increase confidence and independence. Come Explore with Us!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Adventure, Fine Arts/Crafts, Team Sports, Sailing, Computers, Academics, Science, Technology, Travel, and more. Field Trips, History, Art, Physics, Biology, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Ropes Course

CAMP LOCATION: We meet at Rockridge BART station in Oakland and travel out to the Bay Area's best museums, science centers, urban attractions, and activities. Every day, we are out and about all day exploring the Bay Area for the duration of camp. Camp begins at 8AM when we meet, plot our trip and take off on our adventure. Camp ends at 4PM when we return to our starting point for pick-up or post day care.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our facilities are the cities around us (i.e. museums, parks, transit, etc.)

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Urban Adventure Camps is unique week-long day camp that takes campers on fun, educational fields trip adventures every day of the week. Camp begins each morning where campers meet their group to begin and plot their day's adventure. Groups visit the Bay Area's best museums, parks, galleries, science centers, and various other urban attractions and city centers. Public transportation is used to travel between locations, thereby developing the campers knowledge and confidence when traveling within a city. We offer seven different sessions for campers with focusing on one of the following subject areas: physics/technology, biology/natural science, history, active, and art. We hope to see you this summer! Check us out at Our Camp Website Link: www.urbanadventurecamps.com

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships are availabel through the application on our signup page (Our Camp Website Link: www.urbanadventurecamps.com).

OTHER CAMP INFO: Pre and post day care available. See our site for information (www.urbanadventurecamps.com).

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
We offer weekly camps from early June to late August. Camp cost is $425/week (scholarships are available). All entrance fees, transportation costs and two snacks per day are included in camp cost.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are looking for responsible kid friendly camp counselors for our summer 2017 camps.  Imagine taking daily field trips around the Bay Area to all of your favorite places. At Urban Adventure Camps you will get a chance to play hard and work hard, all while experiencing the Bay Area.

Our summer counselors get the opportunity to explore and learn right along side the kids. Whether it's an exciting week of learning science at places like the Exploratorium and Bay Aquarium, or a week of art visiting places like the De Young and the SF MOMA. Of course the fun doesn't stop there! There are daily field trips to the Bay Area's top museums, science centers, and urban attractions just waiting for you! It could just be the best job you will ever have! Most importantly, imagine yourself making a difference in the lives of children.

Requirements: We want people to apply who have a genuine love for and interest in working with children. Some experience is necessary. We would like to hire counselors who are a minimum of 18 years of age and be in at least their first year of college. Must have valid authorization to work within the US. We are looking for responsible applicants with a willingness to learn, be a part of an awesome team, who will work hard, but also who know how to have a great time! Come apply if this sounds like you!

For more information about the position and the Urban Adventure Camps Program, please feel free to visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.urbanadventurecamps.com.

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Camp Mendocino
Mendocino, California

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Session 3: July 8-July 17

Session 4: July 19-July 28

Session 5: July 28-August 6

Session 6: August 6-August 14

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

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

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

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Amplify Sleep Away Camp For Girls
Ojai, California

Visit Our Amplify Sleep Away Camp For Girls Website
805-861-8128
girlsrocksb[AT]gmail.com
10820 Reeves Road
Ojai, California 93023

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CAMPER AGES: 10-17 year s old

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Girls Only

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Girls Rock Camp 

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Amplify Sleep Away Camp is an overnight summer camp for girls ages 10 - 16, located in Ojai, California, less than 2 hours northeast of Los Angeles in the gorgeous Topatopa Mountains.Amplify Sleep Away Camp is listed as one of 10 Most Amazing Sleep Away Camps for Girls in the U.S. Amplify Sleep Away Camp offers six different creative art tracks each week: Rock Band, Music Production and Engineering, DJ, Journalism and Creative Writing, Coding, & Photography and Film Making.

Camp runs Sunday - Saturday. Transportation to and from LAX Airport provided for campers coming from around the globe.

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY | ALL EQUIPMENT PROVIDED

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Music/Band, Technology, Travel, and more. For Girls Staying Multiple Sessions We Offer Free Weekend Day Trips To Various CA Destinations Such As : Surf & Beach Day, Magic Mountain Theme Park, Hurricane Harbor Water Park & More.

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

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:

What are the different tracks to choose from?

Amplify Sleep Away Camp offers three different tracks:

The Music Track: Learn an instrument (vocals, guitar, bass, drums, or keys), form a band, write an original song, and perform to a sold out crowd of friends and family)

The Photography and Film Making Track: Girls learn extensive photography and film making skills. Highlights include filming and directing a music video and learning photo editing Each student will have an opportunity to have their piece published online and to start building a professional portfolio.

DJ Track: This introductory Track is the best starting point for anyone who is just beginning to learn about DJing. Skills learned include: Understanding the DJ station, the individual components of a DJ rig, and their functions during the mix performance, How to set up and organize your performance space so you can learn clutter-free, and Basic music theory for DJs and understanding common musical structures for DJ music styles.

Music Production and Engineering : Learn about the music production process—including recording, editing, and mixing—and the tools available to you to create contemporary music on your computer. We will explore setting up a recording studio, working in Pro Tools, creating beat sequences, working with MIDI tracks, and more.

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

NEW 2019 The Coding Track: Learn basic to advanced coding. Projects focus on art, storytelling, website and app design.

These tracks will be your campers concentration for the week. We highly encourage our campers to stay over multiple weeks. They can choose to stick with their concentration all weeks enrolled or choose new tracks each week. The majority of our kids stay with us for at least 2 weeks. Each day the campers also have 2 elective blocks where they choose from fun activities such as: swimming, film making, hiking, arts and crafts, and more.

Music LESSONS

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

BAND PRACTICE

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

WORKSHOPS

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

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

LUNCHTIME PERFORMANCES

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

FINAL SHOWCASE

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

THE FACILITY

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer limited financial aid Our Camp Website Link: www.girlsrocksb.org

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

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Learn about all our year round programming here Our Camp Website Link: www.girlsrocksb.org

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

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

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River Way Ranch Camp
Sanger, CA

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 7 to 16 years old

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

For more information, please visit our web site at Our Camp Website Link: www.riverwayranchcamp.com or call 1 (800) 821-2801 for a brochure and video.

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

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

For more information about our Family Camp, please visit, Our Camp Website Link: www.wondervalleyfamilycamp.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For dates and rates, please view our website at, Our Camp Website Link: riverwayranchcamp.com

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

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Hi-Five Sports Camp
California Location(s)

Visit Our Hi-Five Sports Camp Website
480-250-1833
602-421-6236

slpadgett77[AT]gmail.com
11875 N 24th Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85028

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California
Illinois
Arizona

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
9313 E Desert Arroyos
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 4-12 years

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, Team Sports, Basketball, Baseball, Football, Golf, Soccer, Weightloss, and more. Lacrosse, Floor Hockey, Team Handball, & Other Field Sport Activities.

CAMP LOCATION: Cactus Road, 2 minutes west of the AZ 51. Our indoor sports experience is based at the campus of Paradise Valley Christian Prep. Please call for locations in other states.

CAMP FACILITIES: Hi-Five groups campers in their own "Division" by age grouping. We then form teams from these divisions and assign each a college name and a team coach. Then campers spend the day doing what they love most... playing team sports. Almost everything within an air-conditioned environment. For parents, it is about keeping their children active, healthy, and happy; but for kids summer means no school, non-stop sports, and a lot of fun. LUNCHES ARE INCLUDED FOR ALL CAMPERS.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:

HI-FIVE STORY
Founded by the Tuchman Family in 1990, Hi-Five Sports Clubs evolved from a
single-operation in Chicago’s North Shore suburbs to a multi-city organization with locations in Arizona, California, Downtown Chicago and New York… and we’re still growing!!

WHAT WE’RE ABOUT
Hi-Five Sports clubs offers programming for children PreK-8th grade, including classes, leagues and of course, camps!! At Hi-Five, FUN is the name of the game. On top of helping boys and girls develop and train new skills on and off of the playing fields, Hi-Five believes that kids should feel good about themselves. We’re all about fair play, sportsmanship and living a healthy lifestyle… not just competition!!

Staffed with experienced professionals who love working with kids, Hi-Five provides a safe, well equipped and positive environment where young athletes can thrive… Where kids can be more than kids… They can be All-Stars!!

Join Us and Get in the Game Today!!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT (7th/8th graders) pay $95 per week; lunch included. CITs will learn how to develop and lead group programs both on and off campus. Future employment available upon 4 week completion of our CIT program.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Call for available discounts.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: After School Sports Club, Lil Kickers Soccer, Golf Lessons, Tackle and Flag Football, as well as Fall/Winter/Spring Break Camps.

Coming soon... batting cages and other sport specific training.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
May 27 through July 25, 2014

$155-$240 per week

Call for details about other available discounts... such as team of 5 discount, sibling discount, multi-week discount, etc.

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The Ranch at Live Oak Malibu
Malibu, CA

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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:
Swimming, Dance, Music/Band, 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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Adventure Treks
California Location(s)

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 13 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Adventure Travel Program

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
13- to 30-day trips for teens ages 13–18 $2,-95–$5,495. See Our Camp Website Link: www.adventuretreks.com for full schedule.

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Aloha Beach Camp
Malibu, CA

Visit Our Aloha Beach Camp Website
(818) 932-4600
eric[AT]alohabeachcamp.com
info[AT]alohabeachcamp.com
30100 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90265

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Aloha Beach Camp
PO Box 5338
West Hills, CA 91308

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CAMPER AGES: 4 - 15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. No sessions, sign up day by day.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, Swimming, Team Sports, and more. Surfing, Jet Skiing, Boogie Boarding, Tubing, Boating, Fishing, Kayaking, All Aquatic Sports.

Aloha Beach Camp is a Top Aquatics Summer Camp located in Malibu California offering many fun and educational Aquatics and other activities, including: Wilderness/Nature, Team Sports, Swimming and more. Aloha Beach Camp is a top Aquatics Camp for ages: 4 - 15.
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CAMP LOCATION: Located on world famous Paradise Cove Beach and Zuma Beach in Malibu, California.

CAMP FACILITIES: Located on world famous Paradise Cove Beach and Zuma Beach in Malibu, California.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Learn to surf, boogie board, swim in the ocean and more at Aloha Beach Camp Summer Camp in Los Angeles. Aloha Beach Camp is L.A.�s most comprehensive aquatic sports day camp offering more than 200 safe and fun beach activities for kids and teens including surfing, boogie boarding, boating, tubing, jet skiing, wake boarding, ocean swimming lessons, beach ecology and more with daily transportation available throughout L.A. Check out our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.alohabeachcamp.com for more information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camp operates Monday-Friday for 10 weeks from June 16 - August 22. We don't have any fixed sessions, so you can sign-up for camp day-by-day whenever you want with no fixed, advance or long-term session commitments. You can truly create your own camp schedule! Visit us online at Our Camp Website Link: www.alohabeachcamp.com to learn more.

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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:
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CAMPER AGES: 8-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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:
Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, Swimming, Science, 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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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

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CAMPER AGES: Grade 3-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

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

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

URJ Camp Newman is a Top Aquatics Summer Camp located in Santa Rosa California offering many fun and educational Aquatics and other activities, including: Soccer, Basketball, Fine Arts/Crafts and more. URJ Camp Newman is a top Aquatics 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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Camping Unlimited - Camp Krem
Boulder Creek, CA

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

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CAMPER AGES: 5 - 1, 1955

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Castilleja Girls Day Camp
Palo Alto, California

Visit Our Castilleja Girls Day Camp Website
650-470-7833
summercamp[AT]castilleja.org
Castilleja School
1310 Bryant Street
Palo Alto, California 94301

CAMPER AGES: Entering Grades 2-6; CILT for Entering Grades 7-9

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:00pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Casti Camp, All Girls-All Day! Casti Camp at Castilleja School in Palo Alto is an all-day camp for girls where fun, learning and friendships are the focus. Casti Camp offers a range of age-appropriate activities including athletics, art, science, computers, writing, crafts, cooking, drama, dance and music classes each day. The all-girls setting creates a joyful and supportive environment where girls feel comfortable trying new activities, gaining new skills, and making great friends. Registration open to girls entering grades 2-6, with a CILT program for girls entering grades 7-9.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Music/Band, Theater, Musical Theater, Team Sports, Soccer, Academics, Science, Technology, and more. Students Enjoy A Selection Of Sports Activities, Including Yoga, Dance, Soccer, Swimming, Floor Hockey & More.

Additionally Our Counselors Offer Academic Courses Of Interest, Including Poetry, Foreign Languages, & Science.

For Those Students Particularly Interested In STEM, Please Learn More About Our I2 Camp Offered At Castilleja School, At Our Camp Website Link: www.castilleja.org.

Castilleja Girls Day Camp is a Top Aquatics Summer Camp located in Palo Alto California offering many fun and educational Aquatics and other activities, including: Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band and more. Castilleja Girls Day Camp is a top Aquatics Camp for ages: Entering Grades 2-6; CILT for Entering Grades 7-9.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located on the beautiful campus of Castilleja School in Palo Alto, CA.

CAMP FACILITIES: The camp uses Castilleja School's wonderful indoor and outdoor facilities, including gymnasiums, art rooms, stage, swimming pool, fields and classrooms.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: For more than 45 years, Casti Camp at Castilleja School has provided girls an all-day camp where fun, learning and friendships have been the focus. Casti Camp offers a range of age-appropriate activities including athletics, art, science, computers, writing, crafts, cooking, drama, dance and music classes each day. In addition, there are weekly field trips and memorable traditions, including talent shows, counselor skits, prison ball, BBQ Wednesdays, and more. Activities are designed to encourage creativity, self-confidence, cooperation, risk-taking, and responsibility.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CILT program available for students entering grades 7-9. The CILT program is perfect for students who love the camp experience and want to develop their leadership skills.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships are available.

OTHER CAMP INFO: A delicious lunch is provided every day.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please see website, Our Camp Website Link: www.castilleja.org for more information about our session dates and fees.

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Camp del Corazon
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Howland's Landing
Catalina, CA

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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YMCA Camp Sequoia Lake
miramonte, CA

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 9 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. YMCA

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

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

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

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership programs.

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

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

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Camp Kinneret Summer Day Camp
Agoura Hills, CA

Visit Our Camp Kinneret Summer Day Camp Website
818-706-8255 or 805-523-7711
info[AT]campkinneret.com
29646 Agoura Road
Agoura Hills, CA 91301

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CAMPER AGES: 4 years old through entering 9th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Kinneret Summer Day Camp, nestled in the rolling hills of Agoura, offers children ages 4 -14 a fun-filled program full of adventure and friendship. Our Leadership Team and staff are committed to helping each child grow into his or her best self by combining excellent staff, quality training, small camp groups and a philosophy that puts campers first.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Wilderness/Nature, Swimming, Team Sports, Basketball, Soccer, Science, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the rolling hills of Agoura Hills, northwest of Los Angeles on a beautifully rustic site.

CAMP FACILITIES: Large swimming pool, high & low ropes courses, mini golf, hiking trail, climbing wall, grass fields, archery ranges, basketball/handball/volleyball courts, paddle boat pond, petting farm, and more!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Kinneret Summer Day Camp offers children a fun-filled program full of adventure and friendship. Founded in 1954, Camp Kinneret is a loving community rooted in tradition. Our focus on relationships and providing children with opportunities to learn, grow and discover themselves is at the heart of the Camp Kinneret philosophy.

Our attitude and approach to everything we do at camp focuses on creating a warm, welcoming environment in which kids can be themselves without fear of judgment and in which each child belongs. Our child centered philosophy creates a supportive atmosphere where campers develop skills and values to last a lifetime. We call it a child centered program, the campers call it the best summer ever!

Please see our website for more information and tons of pictures and videos!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We offer a Camp Internship for Leadership Training (CILT) program for high school students as well as a Camper In Training (CIT) program for middle school students.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session One: June 17- July 19 Session Two: July 22- August 16 Campers can enroll for 2 - 5 days per week. Transportation is included in camp fees. Please see our website for complete information about day combinations and fees.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Information about how to apply for a Camp Kinneret Staff position can be found at Our Camp Website Link: www.workatcamp.com

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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 2019 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 7 - 17

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, Swimming, 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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Camp Woolman
Nevada City, CA

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

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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 17

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Quaker

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, Swimming, Fine Arts/Crafts, Team Sports, Soccer, Science, 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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Best of the Best Camp
Santa Barbara, California

Visit Our Best of the Best Camp Website
805-963-6233
camp[AT]kickboxers.com
122 E. Gutierrez St
Santa Barbara, California 93101

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 6-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Looking for a diverse day camp for your kids all summer? Best of the Best camp is packed with indoor and outdoor sports, games, creative crafts, local field trips, age-appropriate educational curriculum, self defense training, a reading program, and inspiring special guests. Kids will build character, be active, and keep their minds sharp over the summer break!
Ages 6-12. Mon-Fri., June 12 - Aug 18, 9am-4pm (Extended hours: 7:30am-6pm). $180-$250/week (discount for multiple weeks)

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Gymnastics, Baseball, Martial Arts, Soccer, Weightloss, Math, Academics, Science, and more. Reading

CAMP LOCATION: We are right off the 101, on Garden Street exit. We are located between Santa Barbara and Anacapa Streets, just a few blocks from State St.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 3000 square feet of padded floor for indoor games and sports, as well as an Air Conditioned "Chill Zone" for the kids to cool off and play board games and eat snacks on hot days. Outside we have our Arts & Crafts tent where kids can get messy while having fun, and a paved area to play basketball, wall ball, nerf wars, water ballon toss, and other fun outside games.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: - Voted "Best of" Finalist in Santa Barbara Independent 2016
- All staff is CPR certified
- All staff has been Background Checked
- Our staff members are made up of physical fitness trainers, martial arts instructors, and trained after school tutors.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT / Leadership training is available for past campers only 13-16 years old.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camp is between $180-$250 per week or $75 per day. See our website for more information. Our Camp Website Link: www.bestofthebestcamp.com

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Camp Gan Israel- Contra Costa
Danville, CA

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 3 - 12

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

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

Camp Gan Israel- Contra Costa is a Top Aquatics Summer Camp located in Danville California offering many fun and educational Aquatics and other activities, including: Soccer, Travel, Dance and more. Camp Gan Israel- Contra Costa is a top Aquatics Camp for ages: 3 - 12.
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CAMP LOCATION: Camp Gan Israel is located at the Athenian School on the foothills of Mt. Diablo. Every Tuesday & Thursday fantiastic field trips are taken to wonderful acitvities in the Bay Area. Please visit our webiste for lots of camp photos and videos.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp Gan Israel enjoys air-conditioned classrooms with superb sports fields, an archery ranges and swimming pool.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Swimming supervised by certified life guards.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT Leadership program for those entering 7th and 8th grades. New CIT traveling Camp program August 1-4, 2016. A 4-day, 3 night LA overnight to Disneyland & Magic Mountain.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Limited Finiancial Aid available upon application.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camp Gan Israel offers two 3-week sessions. Session 1 is June 27-July 15, 2016, Session 2 is July 18-August 4, 2016. There is a discount for enrolling for all 6 weeks.

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Catalina Island Camps
Avalon, California

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

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

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

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Swimming, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Team Sports, Sailing, 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.

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Camp Nageela West
California Location(s)

Visit Our Camp Nageela West Website
801-613-1539
dlocker[AT]nageelawest.org
info[AT]nageelawest.org
1000 Sugarpine Rd
Big Bear City, CA 92314

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Office in Nevada
Office in Los Angeles

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
155 N Detroit St
Los Angles, CA 90036

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp Nageela West Video

CAMPER AGES: 9-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

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

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Overnight Camp, sports, horses, and much more.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Swimming, Horses/Equestrian, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Music/Band, Theater, Team Sports, Basketball, Baseball, Football, Soccer, Weightloss, and more.

Camp Nageela West is a Top Aquatics Summer Camp located in Big Bear City California offering many fun and educational Aquatics and other activities, including: Swimming, Soccer, Waterfront/Aquatics and more. Camp Nageela West is a top Aquatics Camp for ages: 9-16.
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CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: $1000 grants for first time campers Our Camp Website Link: www.onehappycamper.org

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Extensive Jewish year round programming in Las Vegas and Los Angeles for ages 7-16.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
3 week sessions. Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.nageelawest.org for dates and rates.

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Camp Yofi
Irvine, CA

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2019 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 2nd grade - 11th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, Swimming, Horses/Equestrian, Fine Arts/Crafts, Team Sports, 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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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
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:
Adventure, Swimming, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Music/Band, Theater, Musical Theater, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Golf, Soccer, Weightloss, Computers, Math, Academics, Science, Technology, 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:
July 1 – July 14 (2 Weeks) $3995
July 1 – July 20 (3 Weeks) $4995
July 1 – July 27 (4 Weeks) $5995

Barcelona:
July 1 – July 20 (3 Weeks) $6895
Greek Isles Ext July 20 – July 24 $1,995

Florence:
June 24 – July 20 (4 Weeks) $7995
Greek Isles Ext July 20 – July 24 $1,995

Los Angeles:
July 1 – July 14 (2 Weeks) $4495
July 1 – July 20 (3 Weeks) $5495
July 1 – July 27 (4 Weeks) $6495

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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Cal Youth Camps
Berkeley, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 5-17

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

Cal Youth Camps is a Top Aquatics Summer Camp located in Berkeley California offering many fun and educational Aquatics and other activities, including: Adventure, Golf, Basketball and more. Cal Youth Camps is a top Aquatics Camp for ages: 5-17.
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CAMP LOCATION: We have three main locations:

Golden Bear Rec Center
25 Sports Lane
Berkeley, CA 94720

Strawberry Canyon Recreation Area
Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA 94720

UC Berkeley Marina
124 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94720

CAMP FACILITIES: We offer American Red Cross swimming lessons at our pool facilities, bountiful fields, indoor spaces for learning, out door basketball courts, tennis courts, volleyball courts, and softball fields.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Give your camper a summer full of fun, friendship and adventure with Cal Youth Camps! We offer affordable award winning – receiving Diablo Magazine’s Best of the East Bay for summer camp for four consecutive years – camps and sport/outdoor for kids of all ages.

Whether your camper wants to learn to sail, play soccer or Frisbee with friends, or experiment with science at Lawrence Hall of Sciences - there’s something for all interests.

Scheduling the summer is a breeze with 1-week, 2-week and single-day drop-in sessions available all summer long (June 11-August 25). Busy schedule? Morning extended care (beginning at 7:30 am) is included at no additional charge for all camps, with affordable afternoon extended care (until 6 p.m.) available for purchase.

Camps offer tremendous benefits for children to grow and learn – that’s why we want camps to be accessible to as many campers as possible with our camp scholarship program. Families can receive up to $300 in credit toward an unforgettable summer.

Camps fill quickly – register today!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Cal Youth Camps have a Junior High and High School Leadership-to-Work Program that provides kids with an opportunity to learn outstanding leadership skills that can be applied to all aspects of life.

Apply here: Our Camp Website Link: recsports.berkeley.edu

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Camp is a great experience for kids. It’s a place to learn new skills, meet friends, and have fun! We want as many kids as possible to have the opportunity to attend our camps. But we also know that the cost of camp can be a burden for some families. For that reason, we’ve created a scholarship program. Families can receive up to $300 in credit toward camp purchases.

Apply here: Our Camp Website Link: recsports.berkeley.edu

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: To keep your kids active all year long, we offer classes that extend past the summer. Your child can climb, boat, kick, tumble and swim the way through the year! Activities include archery, gymnastics, swimming lessons and more.

For more info: Our Camp Website Link: recsports.berkeley.edu

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Cal Youth Camps offer 2-week and 1-week camps each summer from June 11-August 25. Please search our website by age or activity to find the camp perfect for your camper: For complete info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: camps.berkeley.edu

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Thank you for your interest in working at one of our camps! Our hiring process is competitive and we receive hundreds of applications each summer, so apply now! Please review the job descriptions and the steps for applying. Interviews begin in March and continue throughout the summer, though most of our hiring is complete by early June.

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St. Michael's Summer Camp
Silverado, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 7-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Kennolyn Camps
Soquel, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 1st through 9th graders

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

CAMP FACILITIES: Please see our website for more information.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Road Less Traveled
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Colorado, Florida, California, Louisiana (New Orleans), Texas, North Carolina, Washington, Utah, Hawaii, Norway, Africa (Tanzania and Uganda), India, Belize, Bonaire, Costa Rica, Ecuador and the Galapagos, Peru, Panama, Iceland, Italy, Thailand, Vietnam, Nepal, New Zealand

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our The Road Less Traveled Video

CAMPER AGES: 11-17 (approximately)

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Trip Leader/Co-Leader

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Rock-N-Water Christian Camps
Lotus, California

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 19

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Shane Weight Loss & Fitness Camps
California Location(s)

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

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

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

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CAMPER AGES: 7-25

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Residential.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

OTHER CAMP INFO: Other Camp Locations:

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2017 Session Dates

Arizona - 2 Week Session Dates

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

California - 2 Week Session Dates

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

Georgia - 2 Week Session Dates

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

New York

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

Texas - 2 Week Session Dates

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

Wisconsin - 2 Week Session Dates

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

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

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Camp Saint Francis
Camp Meeker, California

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Camp Fees:

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

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

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

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

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Silver Gan Israel Day Camp
Huntington Beach, CA

Visit Our Silver Gan Israel Day Camp Website
949-381-5610
admin[AT]campsgi.com
14401 Willow Ln
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

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CAMPER AGES: 2 - 12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Silver Gan Israel Day Camp is a dream come true to Jewish children of all affiliations. Some highlights include a "get it all" program, a Jewish experience, very nurturing staff, amazing trips, indoor swimming pools and more. Nine 1 week sessions with available transportation, hot lunches and extended care.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, Fine Arts/Crafts, Team Sports, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Right off the 405 and 22 freeways, our campsite is located on the Hebrew Academy campus in Huntington Beach.

CAMP FACILITIES: The camp is located on a beautiful 11-acre safe and secure campus with grassy playing fields, 3 volleyball courts, an outdoor laser tag court, 3 basketball courts, a hockey rink, 2 gaga courts, 2 baseball diamonds and full sized soccer courts, an auditorium and air conditioned facilities. Camp Gan Israel has an on-site outdoor swimming pool monitored by trained and licensed aquatics professionals.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Silver Gan Israel is a summer camp dedicated to enriching the lives of children from diverse Jewish backgrounds and affiliations through a stimulating camp experience. Our accreditation by the American Camp Association assures you that our focus on child safety and program quality is unparalleled.

Silver Gan Israel of Huntington Beach is part of the largest and fastest growing networks of day camps, enjoying a reputation as a pioneer in Jewish camping, with innovative ideas and creative activities, to both provide enjoyment and inspire children to try new and exciting things! It is uniquely suited for a great camp experience. The spacious indoor and outdoor facilities enable us to provide campers with summer fun, whatever the weather outside. Our fabulous Jr. Olympic sized pool is enjoyed by all of our campers. Specially designed pre-school and kindergarten playgrounds, playing fields and common areas all add to the Camp Gan Israel summer experience.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Transportation is available from most points. A list of current stops is available at Our Camp Website Link: www.CampSGI.com. There is a nominal fee for this service. Kosher lunch is available for purchase daily. Visit our website for lots more information: Our Camp Website Link: www.campsgi.com .

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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Camp Haverim
Carpinteria, CA

Visit Our Camp Haverim Website
805-895-6593
camphaverim[AT]gmail.com
Cate School
1960 Cate Mesa Road
Carpinteria, CA 93013

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CAMPER AGES: 5 to 14, in grades K-8.

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Swimming, Fine Arts/Crafts, Music/Band, Theater, Team Sports, Soccer, Academics, and more. Camp Haverim Offers Many Activities Designed To Meet Our Children's Diverse Interests & Encourage Learning & Growth. Among Those Activities Are Art, Music, Journalism, Drama, Maccabia Games, Swimming & A Full Array Of Sports, Including Play Time In

CAMP LOCATION: By popular demand, Camp Haverim will once again be held at the spectacular, scenic and serene campus of Cate School! The campus is located on a 150-acre mesa between the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean and is one of the most beautiful locations in Santa Barbara County.

CAMP FACILITIES: Cate School's grounds feature an athletic field, tennis courts, swimming pool, art studio and other recreational and program facilities.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Haverim is now accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA). This accreditation from the most well-respected national camp organization confirms what we have known and committed ourselves to for years - that our programs and activities meet high standards for quality and safety.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership program.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
The cost of each camp session (2 weeks) is $500 for grades K-6. The cost for one week only is $300. We offer children attending all four weeks a $100 discount, reducing the total cost to $900, and a second child/sibling discount of $50 per session.

The tuition includes all camp field trips, a camp T-shirt and two snacks per day. There is an additional fee of $150 per two-week session for our 7th and 8th grade Habonim campers, to cover the cost of special activities (like surfing and scuba diving). The full tuition for each session must be paid before the first day of that session.

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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

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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:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, Swimming, Academics, Science, 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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Jam Camp West
Loma Mar, California

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 10-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Jam Camp West is an creative seven day (6 night) music, dance and vocal program held in the redwoods of Northern California. A great alternative to traditional music camps, Jam Camp West is an inclusive, supportive program that exposes kids to contemporary musical trends with the cultural underpinnings of jazz.

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

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

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: An Unforgettable Week of Music, Dance and Vocals
Ages 10-15
Loma Mar — Northern California
July 21 – July 27, 2018
All Skill Levels Welcome!

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

ALL Star Faculty like Marcus Shelby, Terrence Brewer, Bryan Dyer, Josiah Woodson, Joshua Silverstein, Mark Rosenthal and More TBA!!

JAM Camp West is an exciting, creative and fun seven-day (6-night) music, dance and vocal program held in the stunning redwoods of Loma Mar, Northern CA (only 1 ½ hours drive from the Bay Area). The program is guaranteed to inspire great music, friendships, and lifelong memories. Designed exclusively for 10-15 year olds of all skill levels, JAM Camp West exposes youth to contemporary musical trends along with the cultural underpinnings of jazz including blues, hip-hop, rock and more. In addition, fun outdoor activities are held in a stunning natural environment.

Whether your child has lots of previous experience or is a complete beginner, Jam Camp West’s program is designed to challenge your child at any level. With an all-star faculty, Jam Camp provides a unique opportunity to study with some of the most respected musicians and dancers from the Bay Area and beyond. Campers do not need special talents or skills to attend, only a sense of adventure and willingness to try.

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Dates: July 21 – July 27, 2018
Tuition: $975
For more info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.livingjazz.org

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

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

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MOST RECENT UPDATE:
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CAMPER AGES: 8 to 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Overnight

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership Program.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp.

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

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

Our Camp Website Link: www.highsierracamp.com

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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

MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2019 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 9 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Resident Camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Overnight Camp

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, Swimming, Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Team Sports, Soccer, Sailing, Travel, 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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Broadway Gymnastic School Summer Camps
Los Angeles, California

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Special Education Summer Camps Available

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

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

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

CAMP LOCATION: Our Camp Website Link: broadwaygym.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:

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

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

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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:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, Swimming, Fine Arts/Crafts, Music/Band, Team Sports, Basketball, Gymnastics, Cheerleading, Golf, Travel, 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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Fitness by the Sea
Santa Monica, California

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

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CAMPER AGES: 4-14

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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Camp E.L.K.
Wrightwood, California

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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:
Wilderness/Nature, Swimming, Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Music/Band, Musical Theater, Basketball, Volleyball, 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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Aadvanced Private Swim Camps
Tiburon, CA

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

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, and more.

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

CAMP FACILITIES: Private heated pool.

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

Computer analysis of our swimmers at Colorado Springs showed that they doubled their peak hand force output in just five days. Camp sessions during the week are 9 am - 12, and 2-5 pm. Pool sessions include underwater videotaping and special drills to improve stroke efficiency. Most freestylers cut their stroke count in half.

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

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We have year-round individual programs of Microfiber Reduction 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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Stage Door Conservatory
Berkeley, CA

Visit Our Stage Door Conservatory Website
209-213-2103 (Berkeley, CA)
stagedoorconservatory[AT]yahoo.com
1953 Hopkins Street
Berkeley, CA 94707

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
MAIL ADDRESS: 2211 Spaulding, Berkeley, CA 94703
TEL: (209) 213-2103 WEB: stagedoorconservatory.org

CAMPER AGES: 8 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Day - 9 AM - 3:30 PM, aftercare can be arranged with community providers.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in a community center at the Epworth Community Church 1953 Hopkins Street in North Berkeley. Safe, accessible via public transportation, and near amenities, such as a local library, park and public swimming pool, the center has been our summer home for more than a decade. (Although we are based at the center as a summer occupant, our program is not in any way religiously focused.)

CAMP FACILITIES: The community center has multiple indoor rooms which are used for dancing, singing, acting and art during our performance rehearsal process.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Is your child theatrical? Like the limelight? Enjoy the joyful, imaginative play of performance? Love to sing or dance or act, or just ''ham it up?''

Does he or she love the books and plays of Roald Dahl? Enjoy full length musicals like ''Disney's CAMP ROCK, The Musical' or ''CARRIE, The Musical? If so, consider sending them to Stage Door Conservatory, one of the East Bay's most popular summer musical theater camps.

Based in North Berkeley since 1999, our camps provide a rewarding, enriching, memorable summer experience for creative and creatively-curious children in grades 2 - 12. No experience is needed, though even young actors with well-honed skills enjoy spending their summers at our camp, often explaining ''it's the summer of a life-time.''

We offer four popular summer programs: KIDS ON STAGE, ON BROADWAY, TEENS ON STAGE and BACKSTAGE for children entering 2nd grade - just graduating 12th. All our programs include a strong conservatory focus and emphasize the integral value and importance of each child's contribution to our productions.

KIDS ON STAGE - For youth entering 2nd - 6th grade.
Each two week session of KOS produces a short play based on a popular children's book, and concludes with a final performance for friends and family. In addition to rehearsing a play, campers will sing, dance, act and learn about stage craft. Swimming, one afternoon a week.

Sessions are held from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Session 1 : June 30, 2014 - July 11, 2014 (No Camp July 4th)
Session 2: July 14, 2014 - July 25, 2014
Session 3: July 28, 2014 - August 8, 2014
Cost: $700

ON BROADWAY - For youth entering the 5th - 10th grade.
PRESENTING Disney's Camp Rock, The Musical
This four-week camp runs June 23, 2014 - July 19, 2014, culminating with three public performances. As members of our conservatory, all campers sing, dance, act and learn about stage craft. Swimming, one afternoon a week.

Cost$1420

TEENS ON STAGE - For youth entering the 8th - just graduating 12th grade.
PRESENTING Carrie, The Musical.

This six-week camp runs July 7, 2014 - August 17, 2014, culminating in a professionally-staged production of Carrie, The Musical. As members of our conservatory, all campers sing, dance, act and learn about stage craft. No audition required for enrollment, however, auditions for lead roles are held in March. Please email us for more information.

Cost$ 2120


Contact stagedoorconservatory[AT]yahoo.com or 209-213-2103 for information or visit our website at stagedoorconservatory.org

PLEASE NOTE Children with all levels of experience are welcome to join us! Our camps are based in North Berkeley for children in grades 2 � 12. Financial aid available.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: BACKSTAGE - For youth entering the 8th — just graduating 12th grade.

BACKSTAGE is an exciting counselor-in-training program for teenagers. Each counselor will select a specific focus, such as choreography, stage and set design, music, costuming, stage management or direction. Counselors will be actively engaged in one or more of our productions and gain valuable vocational training in their area of focus.

Apprentices are scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily for a period of two to eight weeks between the dates of June 23 and August 17. Email us at stagedoorconservatory[AT]yahoo.com for an application and interview.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial aid available.

OTHER CAMP INFO: OUR MISSION, PHILOSOPHY and SHOWS

Stage Door Conservatory nurtures the social, emotional and intellectual development of children using by the performing arts as a vehicle of learning. By supporting children to express themselves as theater artists and engage collaboratively with others in the creative process, we help them develop both confidence in themselves and their potential and greater acceptance, appreciation and respect for others.

OUR GOALS

We will create experiences that nurture and support the creative lives of young persons, using musical theater as a vehicle for learning.

Our programs will serve youth in grades 2 through 12.

Our programs will offer youth a rich conservatory experience, providing them with opportunities to develop their skills as singers, actors and dancers, learn the art of stage-craft and perform publically as an ensemble in high caliber productions.

We will offer our programs to actors with all levels of prior experience and skill, providing opportunities for each participant to express themselves creatively and participate meaningfully in our productions.

We will encourage our young actors to regard and support one another as equal members of a collaborative ensemble, where each person's contributions are valued equally.

We will encourage our audiences to become members of a special circle of support and celebrate our young performers, not only participate as bystanders.

We will encourage our participants to reflect on their own lives, as well as the cultural, social, moral and spiritual themes represented in our productions, both to help them develop their understanding of theater and the contexts in which it was been created. We will help young performers to develop their capacities for empathy and respect for others, as they explore the human themes depicted in our plays.

We will encourage our young actors to co-create a community of caring with one another, and to communicate with one another with respect.

CORE VALUES

Stage Door Conservatory supports the livelihood of children and youth in our community by engaging them in inspirational performing arts programs. These programs are based on the seven tenets. We believe:

Theater provides powerful opportunities for learning about oneself, others and the world.

The performing arts provide youth with excellent opportunities to both express themselves and engage in an invaluable process of collaboration with others.

A conservatory offers young actors the opportunity to immerse themselves in all aspects of theater.

We will strive to ensure that every each young person in our program has a meaningful experience as a performer, whatever their prior experience and skill.

Youth from different backgrounds benefit from the opportunity to collaborate creatively with one another.

High quality theater is achieved through maintaining and understanding artistic discipline. Youth can create plays of exceptional quality.

CAMP LIFE Many children regard Stage Door Conservatory a home away from home because we focus on creating a sense of community for everyone who join us. During our first week together, as in all subsequently weeks, we will focus on developing a strong sense of esprit d-corps among our campers ... encouraging the creation of new bonds between the children who are becoming newly acquainted as members of our ensemble, as well as the renewal of old bond among children who have spent prior summers together as members of our camp. Both ON BROADWAY and TEENS ON STAGE include many alumni who participate in our program year after year. If your child is joining us for the first time, please let them know that are not alone and that they will be welcomed and cared for ... within a day he or she will feel as much a part of ON BROADWAY and TEENS ON STAGE as everyone else!

AN ENSEMBLE and CONSERVATORY PHILOSOPHY

Both ON BROADWAY and TEENS ON STAGE are ensemble-based programs. During our first weeks together, we will encourage our young actors to collaborate in the creative process together and to appreciate and support one another as persons and performers. We will emphasize the unique importance of each child who is a part of our production, whether they are performing in a lead role or as a member of our ensemble. Because we are a conservatory, in addition to rehearsing and performing in a high caliber production, children participate in every aspect of our production, from costuming, to set-design, to props development.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
COST:

KIDS ON STAGE: $700 (2 weeks)
ON BROADWAY: $1,420 (4 weeks)
TEENS ON STAGE: $2,120 (6 weeks)

Some financial aid will be available to qualifying low-income families with a separate application. No audition is required for enrollment. Volunteer opportunities are available for parents and family members.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Marine Landing Day Camp
Long Beach, California

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5865 East Appian Way
Long Beach, California 90803

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
4551 Glencoe Avenue, Suite 140
Marina del Rey, CA 90292

CAMPER AGES: Programs available for girls in grades 1-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Weekdays, Daily: 9am-4pm; Extended hours available: 7am-9am and 4pm-6pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Marine Landing is located in Long Beach on beautiful Naples Island. Marine Landing offers girls the opportunity to develop their boating skills, kayak, canoe, swim, and have fun in the sand at two beaches. Girls will meet new friends, play games, make crafts and sing songs. Girl Scout badge work, or other skill building programming, will be included in each week's activities. Our Program Aide Leadership Experience is available for girls entering 9th thru 12th grades.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Swimming, Sailing, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located on the beautiful Naples Island in Long Beach, California and within the calm waters of Los Alamitos Bay. Please visit our website for camp photos and property specifics.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our waterfront property consists of a large recreation boat house, activity areas, and a private beach.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Camperships are available for Girl Scout members.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Weekend Family and Troop Camp Programs are offered throughout the year. Our Marine Landing Outdoor Adventure Days offer many activities including kayaking, canoeing, and swimming. No day at camp would be complete without games, songs and crafts, too!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Marine Landing camp programs run June through August. For specific dates and program details please refer to our Camp Guide at Our Camp Website Link: www.girlscoutsla.org.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
If you are a Waterfront Certified Lifeguard, enjoy various boating activities, playing in the surf and sun, and have a desire to empower our next generation of young women, you might be a future Marine Landing Counselor. Interested applicants can send their cover letter and resume to marinelandingcamp[AT]girlscoutsla.org.

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