Published April 3rd, 2019
SUMMER CAMPS 2019 Half Day Camps and Classes
CREATIVE ARTS/THEATRE/MUSIC
Academy of Language and Music Arts/ ALMA (Orinda)

Private lessons in all instruments and in languages, including Italian, French, Russian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese and ESL. Special summer group classes and performing ensembles, including rock combo, jazz combo, vocal ensemble, drum circle, theatre and acting skills. All ages and levels are welcome.
Phone: (925) 254-5056
www.alma-leap.com

Berkeley Rep School
of Theatre (Berkeley)

Summer Theatre Intensive
Join us for a fun-filled, enriching, affordable camp experience for middle school and high school students. Summer Theatre Intensive is an opportunity to become fully immersed in every facet of the world of theatre, regardless of experience level. Dates: Grades 6-8, June 17 -July 12; Grades 9-12, July 16-Aug 9; Filmmaking & Acting Grades 9-12, July 15 - Aug 2.
Phone: (510) 647-2972
berkeleyrep.org/summerintensive

CAPA's Summer Dance Camp (Moraga)

Your little dancer will love dancing through the lavender sky at CAPA as they soar through cotton candy clouds as magical unicorns in this sweet ballet and tap dance camp! It's sure to be a magical time with dancing, games and crafts.
Dates: Weekly sessions M-F, 9am-noon (aftercare till 1pm optional). Ages 4-7.
AJ@capadance.net
www.capadance.net

Lamorinda School of Musical Arts (Lafayette)

Joyful music classes where children as young as 4 years old can learn to sing and play the piano. Grammy Award winner Xiomara Di Maio is the director. She also teaches at Stanley Middle School. She is well known for her creative approach and playful way of teaching children.
Dates: June, July and Aug. Phone: (925) 878-5159
xiomydma@gmail.com

Performing Academy
(Lafayette)

Performing Academy
offers a variety of 3-week production camps and 1-week camps for students aged 3.5 to 22 in Lafayette and Pleasant Hill. All experience levels welcome.

www.PerformingAcademy.com

Phone: (925) 385-0354

Sewnow! Fashion Studio
(Lafayette)

Join your friends and Learn-to-Sew from the very beginning, or Intermediate sewists create a FashionKit capsule collection outfit. Camps include FashionKit patterns with digital instructions, fabrics, notions and embroidery. Suitable for kids in 4th grade and up. Half-Day, Learn-to-sew, Teen only, and Full Day programs available for Summer 2019. Fashion Show Sun. Aug. 11 at 4 p.m. Phone: (925) 283-7396
www.sewnow.com

The Art Room (Lafayette)

Week-long morning and afternoon summer camps with a different theme each week! Artists will immerse themselves in multiple art projects, gaining experience with sketching, drawing, painting, mixed media, 3-D mediums, and creating collaborative artwork.
Dates: June-August Phone: (925) 299-1515 www.theart-room.com

ACADEMIC/LANGUAGE/SCIENCE

Social Circle
(Walnut Creek)

Social Circle is a unique program facilitated by licensed therapists. We do FUN social groups within the community for kids with special needs who struggle with everyday social interactions. Our program helps to bridge the gap between therapy-based learning to real life experiences.
www.socialcircleadventures.com
Phone: (925) 276-2405

The Saklan School
(Moraga)

Summer @ Saklan provides culture, language and summer fun for ages 3-11. Mornings on campus are filled with enrichment in Mandarin, French, Japanese, and Spanish. Afternoons are packed with summer fun, including field trips, swimming, art and music. Three-week sessions 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Full or half days, with extended care available.
Dates: June 10 - Aug. 9
Phone: (925) 376-7900
www.saklan.org

Spanish Immersion Summer Camps with Viva
el Espa´┐Żol (Lafayette)

Learn or improve Spanish language skills through games, music, arts and crafts, science projects and cooking. During each weeklong camp students learn vocabulary related to a specific kid-friendly theme such as Wondrous Outdoors at the Reservoir or Secret Agent Camp. Full day, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Before/after-care available. Half-day options also available.
(925) 962-9177
www.vivaelespanol.org

Summer Bridge Math
(Moraga)

This program, intended to be both fun and educational, is designed to reinforce previous math concepts, while introducing future ones. Manipulatives and interactive problem solving will be a part of each
session. Groups of no more than 10 students and will meet four times over the summer - led by Mr. Lorie, a JM math teacher.
Dates: various dates and times
www.lorietutors.squarespace.com

The Writing Studio - Camp Young Writers (Lafayette)

Summer camps at The Writing Studio provide both classroom
writing instruction and one-on-one sessions for grades 3-12. Writers step into a world of storytelling and
essay-based expository writing, developing strong writing skills in the process.
Dates: June 10- June 28 and July 8- Aug. 2.
Phone: (925) 385-0211
www.lafayettewritingstudio.com

SPORTS

Artemis Rowing
(Oakland)

Artemis Learn to Row camp held at the Jack London Aquatic Center introduces rowing to 6th through
12th graders. No experience necessary.
Cost: Beginner - $275 Experienced-Beginner - $250
Dates: One-week sessions starting June 10.
Phone: (510) 542-9673
registrar@artemisrowingclub.org
www.artemisrowingclub.org

California Magic Soccer Club (Orinda)

Cal Magic June Soccer Summer Camps are a joy-filled soccer experience for boys and girls ages 6-12. Our coaching staff ensures young athletes gain the sports knowledge and technical skills required for their next step in soccer while also learning life skills such as leadership, respect and hard work.
Dates: June 10-14
www.calmagicsc.com

Cougar Youth Football Camp (Moraga)

The Cougar Youth Football Camp directed by Head Coach Kevin Macy for grades 4-8 is held at Campolindo High School. Cost is $400 with all equipment including T-shirt supplied. Registration forms
online.
Dates: July 8-19 (Monday - Friday, 1:30 to 5 p.m.)
www. cougarcamps.com

DONS Youth Football
Academy (Lafayette)

The Dons Youth Football Academy will be staffed by current Acalanes High School Football coaches as well as a full complement of experienced high school and college players and a certified trainer and will teach fundamentals, develop skills, and help kids with the transition to tackle football in a fun, fast-paced, and non-contact environment. Dates: June 17-20
Incoming 4th - 8th Grade 2-4 p.m.
www.acalanesdonsfootball.com
email: acalanesblue@gmail.com

LMYA Swim
(Lafayette)

LMYA Swim Team's Gutter Guppy Program focuses on teaching stroke technique to our youngest swimmers, preparing them for the swim team experience in a fun, low-key environment. Evaluations held June 4th & 7th, 5:30pm at Acalanes High School. Register by June 10.
www.lmyaswim.com

Miramonte Swim Club (MSC) (Orinda)

Registration is now open for our 2019 Summer Swim Team, Spring Stroke Clinics, and Junior Gator Learn-to-Swim program. No club membership is required in order to participate. The summer team practices in the afternoons at Miramonte High School.
www.mscgators.org

Oakland Strokes (San Pablo Reservoir or Oakland Estuary)

The Oakland Strokes
camps provide excellent training for learning rowers in rowing technique, teamwork, physical fitness and endurance. Within a week, rowers will gain enough skill to row their first race!
Dates: Weekly sessions June 11 -29 at San Pablo Reservoir, Orinda; July 9 - Aug 3 at Tidewater Aquatic Center, Oakland
www.oaklandstrokes.org

Randy Bennett Basketball Camps (Saint Mary's College, Moraga)

The Randy Bennett Day Camps held at Saint Mary's College in McKeon Pavilion are a great way for boys and girls ages 4-13 to receive top-class instruction on every aspect of the game, led by Coach Bennett and his staff. Morning, afternoon and full day options available.

smcmensbasketballcamps.com

Sherman Swim
(Lafayette)

Sherman Swim School is a family business which has taught swimming to over 39,000 students and has produced numerous diving champions since 1961. The combination of one-on-one instruction with patient, encouraging teachers, and extremely comfortable water (90-92 degrees), creates an ideal learning environment. Sessions are 3-4 weeks long. 1, 2, or 3 days per week.
Phone: (925) 283-2100 www.shermanswim.com

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOLS

Moraga Valley Presbyterian
Church (Moraga)

Have you dreamed of
going on safari and seeing big game freely roaming the Serengeti? Hop in our Serengeti Safari jeeps to caravan from skits and music to crafts, snacks and rec and learn how God's love takes care of the animals and covers us, too! 9 am-noon.
Must be 4 (by June 1) through entering 5th grade.
Dates: June 17-21
Cost: $95; $125 (May 1-June 1)
www.mvpctoday.org

Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church (Lafayette)
Roar: Life is Wild, God is Good!
Gear up for an adventure! At Vacation Bible Camp this year, we will explore God's goodness and celebrate a ferocious faith that powers kids through this life through songs, stories, games, experiments, and more. For 4-year-olds through completed fourth graders.
Dates: June 10-14, afternoon
Phone: (925) 283-8722 x234
Email: ryan@LOPC.org
www.LOPC.org

Willow Spring Community Church (Moraga)

VBS Summer Camp, July 15-19 for grades 1-5.
Cost $50
Fun activities, music, crafts and much more. 9 am-noon

Phone: (925) 376-3550

www.willowspringchurch.com

VARIETY

City of Lafayette - Recreation Summer Camps (Lafayette)

Art, soccer, media, cooking, dance, science, engineering, LEGOs, tennis, Critters-N-Clay, music,
robotics, basketball, carpentry, flag football, gymnastics, chess and more! Registration Begins April 8th.
Dates: various dates and times available.
Phone: (925) 284-2232 www.LafayetteRec.org

Moraga Parks and Recreation Summer Camps (Moraga)

Check out the variety of camps offered right here in Moraga for 2019. Featuring: Moraga Day Camp, Coding Camp, Doug's Drama, Little Medical School,
Skateboard Academy, Incrediflix, Skyhawks Sports, Speech, Debate, and more!
Registration Opens April 5.
Phone: (925) 888-7045
www.moragarec.com

City of Orinda - Recreation Summer Camps (Orinda)

Camp Orinda, art, tennis, science, musical theater, chess, dance, flag football, engineering, coding, sewing, film making, music, medical & veterinary, robotics, public speaking, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, cooking, performing arts, comic book, creative writing, Orinda kids and more! Extended care available from 7:30am-6pm! Register now!
Dates: June 10-August 9
Phone: (925) 254-2445
www.OrindaParksandRec.org

Sienna Ranch
(Lafayette)

Camp choices at Lamorinda's own ranch camp include morning Farm Hands and Nature and Horseback
Riding camps as well as afternoon pottery, woodshop, archery, art and animals, horses and more. Serving campers entering grades PreK-8 with select teen programming, Sienna Ranch offers week-long
half-day camp options.
Phone: (925) 283-6311 www.siennaranch.net

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