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August Band Camps in California still have openings for new campers, and sessions are starting each week

Many of our California Band Camps have new sessions starting in August. Be sure to check the "Sessions/Dates/Fees" heading of each camp listing for specific dates, or give any Band Camp you're interested in a call to confirm availability.

Many of our California Traditional Day & Overnight Band Camps also offer Family Camps, or Family Camp Sessions during the month of August. You can check each listing for any "Family Camp" info.

Best California Year-Round
Band Camps & Band Programs

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

Best California Summer Band Day Camps

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

Best California Summer Band Camp Jobs

Searching for California Band Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Band Camps are now listing their 2014 Summer Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Summer Employment Opportunities" pages.

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

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Acting Academy For Kids
San Juan Capistrano, CA

Visit Our Acting Academy For Kids Website
714-747-4915
actingacademy4kids[AT]gmail.com
Camino Real Playhouse
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92694

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CAMPER AGES: 4 - 14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in an actual working community theatre in historic downtown San Juan Capistrano.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp runs weekly from June 24th - Aug 30th. Come for one week, multiple weeks of the whole summer! Different musical theatre themes every week including Harry Potter, Peter Pan, The Wizard of OZ, Victorious and others.

Day runs from 9am - 2pm including singing, acting, dance and art related to the week's theme. Before and after camp care is available.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Musical Theatre, Private and Group lesson in acting, voice, piano, guitar and dance

OTHER CAMP INFO: New this year: Additional location at The Cabrillo Playhouse in San Clemente, CA runs from July 29th - Aug 30th.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Refer to our website for fee information.

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Acting Academy For Kids

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California Band Camps

Be sure to ask each California Band Camp about the amount of band instruction and the overall intensity of their band program.

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


American Collegiate Adventures
California Location(s)

Visit Our American Collegiate Adventures Website
1-800-509-7867
info[AT]acasummer.com
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, Wisconsin

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Southern California
Boston, Massachusetts
Barcelona, Spain
Florence, Italy

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1811 W. North Ave. Suite 201
Chicago, IL 60622

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our American Collegiate Adventures Video

CAMPER AGES: 14-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Wisconsin: 3-week, 4-week and 5-week sessions beginning June 29 to Aug. 2
Boston: 3-week and 4-week sessions beginning July 6 through August 2
California: 3-week and 4-week sessions beginning July 6 through August 2
Barcelona: 3-week session beginning July 5 through July 31 with an optional week-long extension to Paris & French Riviera
Florence: 3-week and 4-week sessions beginning June 28 through July 31 with an optional week-long extension to Paris & French Riviera

Please visit This Website Link 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 This Website Link to fill out an application and submit it to staff[AT]acasummer.com.

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American Collegiate Adventures

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Band Camps in CA
Offer Day & Overnight Options

Some California Band 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 Band 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.


Band at the Beach Music Camp
San Diego, California

Visit Our Band at the Beach Music Camp Website
619-222-3065
mizdell[AT]gmail.com
3703 Lotus Drive
San Diego, California 92106-1138

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CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Band at the Beach Music Camp Video

MOST RECENT UPDATE:
Last May-August. Contact camp for the latest 2014 info.

CAMPER AGES: 11 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located two miles from Ocean Beach, which is part of San Diego.

CAMP FACILITIES: Correia Middle School Bandroom; 16-20 coaches and conductors; daily nutrition break; concert free to the public on the last day.

(Dates: August 5, 6, 7 ,8, 9 2013)

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Please see the website, This Website Link, for all details.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
One-week session, August 5,6,7,8,9.
Hours: 12-4. Free concert for the public the last day, at 4:00 at the Correia Middle School Auditorium.

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Band at the Beach Music Camp

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Teen Band Camps in California

California Band Camps for Teens sometimes include more advanced or immersive band activities, and can be much more rigorous. Teen Band Camps in CA tend to have more focus on band skills development, sometimes involving professional training standards, intense activities or experiences, limited down-time, and include age-appropriate special camp events designed for teens.

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


Blue Bear Rock Band Camps
San Francisco, California

Visit Our Blue Bear Rock Band Camps Website
(415) 673-3600
dennis[AT]bluebearmusic.org
Fort Mason Center
2 Marina Blvd. Bldg. D
San Francisco, California 94123

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CAMPER AGES: Entering grades 4-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Monday-Friday 10 am-3 pm

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

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the Marina District of San Francisco. We also offer camps in San Rafael, CA.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have a 50-seat theater with stage fully equipped for rock band rehearsals, plus multiple other classrooms available for smaller sectional rehearsals.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: For young musicians going into Grades 4-12, our rock band camps provide an opportunity to play the music they like with their peers. A minimum of one year of lessons is required. Repertoire is selected by the group, which rehearses every day. A typical day includes group lessons in the morning, a lunchtime jam with staff, and band rehearsals in the afternoon. The week culminates with a show on late Friday afternoon. Blue Bear's instructors are among the most experienced in the Bay Area.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Sliding scale is available based on family income.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: All Star Band program during the school year.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete information view our website: This Website Link

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Broadway Gymnastic School Summer Camps
Los Angeles, California

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

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CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Broadway Gymnastic School Summer Camps Video

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.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Special Education Summer Camps Available

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

SP ED Sign-up Procedures: Please call Ose at (310) 450-0035 x32

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

CAMP LOCATION: This Website Link

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 state-of-the- art gymnastics and children's fitness facility offering all equipment used in the Olympics as well as trampolines, mini tramp, tumble track, climbing wall, creative obstacle courses and the zip-line (a favorite among our campers). We also have Activity Rooms, 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 2014 Rock N Roll Fitness themed 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: Long Beach Aquarium, Adventureplex, Whale Watching, Eco Station, Kid Concepts, Ice Skating, GRAMMY Museum. Campers can learn Hip-Hop dances taught by professional Broadway dancers and choreographers, and star in BGS’s commercials videotaped for parents to enjoy at the end of each Hip-Hop day! Other special themed days include Bring-AFriend 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 Dance Party from 2:30-3:15pm!

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 meets the needs of those campers with special needs.

STAFF
The staff is headed by Broadway Gymnastic School Owners and Directors, Michael & Mary Cates and Facilities Manager & Camp Director, J.T. Moyé. Camp programs designed by the Cates have been applauded by parents for the educational benefits, safety standards and enjoyment their children receive during the program. J.T. has been Camp Director for the last eleven years. J.T. has a B.F.A. in Acting from the University of Connecticut. He has an accomplished career in the Theatre, having done over 2,300 performances acting, singing and dancing on Broadway. J.T. also teaches Jazz/Hip Hop classes for ages seven and up at the gym on Thursday evenings! His background in the arts and commitment to his students makes certain all campers will get the most out of each day. The coaching staff includes world champion Olympic gymnasts and U.S.A. Gymnastics certified coaches. Counselors have backgrounds in child development, physical education, psychology and recreation as well as gymnastics.

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. Video taping, 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: 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.

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: This Website Link

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Download Registration form/Session Dates/ Fees: This Website Link

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
For employment info please visit: This Website Link.

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California Band Camps Offer Scholarships & Financial Aid

Some California Band 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.


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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MOST RECENT UPDATE:
Last May-August. Contact camp for the latest 2014 info.

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:
Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Academics, and more. Camp Haverim Offers Many Activities Designed To Meet Our Children's Diverse Interests And Encourage Learning And Growth. Among Those Activities Are Art, Music, Journalism, Drama, Maccabia Games, Swimming And 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 Saint Francis
Camp Meeker, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 7-13

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

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

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

Our new site for 2014, near Occidental CA, 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.

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 June 2014.

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, June 29 - Friday, July 4, 2014

Camp Fee (before March 1st):

Camper (age 7-13) $500
Program Aid (age 14-15) $340
Staff $150

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

Late Registration Fee (in addition to fee above)

March 2 - April 1 $40
After April 1 $80

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Camping Unlimited - Camp Krem
Boulder Creek, CA

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

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MOST RECENT UPDATE:
Last May-August. Contact camp for the latest 2014 info.

CAMPER AGES: 5 - 1, 1955

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

CAMP LOCATION: 60 miles South of San Francisco. One hour from San Jose airport.

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

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership program.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit: This Website Link

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CTC Core Theatre Conservatory
Saratoga, CA

Visit Our CTC Core Theatre Conservatory Website
408-245-2979
Sacred Heart School
13718 Saratoga Ave.
Saratoga, CA 95070

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CAMPER AGES: 8+ (students must be age 8 by June 1)

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: CTC's Theatre Conservatory serves hundreds of students each summer at locations in Saratoga, Sunnyvale, and Los Altos.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: California Theatre Center's Core Conservatory is a full-day theatre experience for students with or without prior theatre training. Students work hands-on with CTC's professional teaching artists in acting, movement and voice classes. All students are cast in a play that is performed for the public on the final two days. In this process-based Conservatory, the students also design and build all props, sets, costumes, tickets and programs as they engage in and learn about every aspect of live theatre. Includes 4 tickets to Summer Rep, CTC's professional repertory season of plays.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Tuition: $840
Monday-Friday (not including performance days), 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Saratoga 1: Tues., June 10 – Sat., June 28 at Saratoga High School

Los Altos 1: Mon., June 16 – Thurs., July 3 at Gardner Bullis School, Los Altos Hills

Sunnyvale 1: Mon., June 16 – Thurs., July 3 at The King’s Academy High School

Saratoga 2: Tues., July 1 – Sat., July 19 at Sacred Heart School

Los Altos 2: Tues., July 8 – Sat., July 26 at Gardner Bullis School, Los Altos Hills

Sunnyvale 2: Tues., July 8 – Sat., July 26 at Ellis School

Please visit This Website Link for more information.

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Edgemar Center of the Arts
Santa Monica, California

Visit Our Edgemar Center of the Arts Website
(310) 392-0815
info[AT]edgemar.org
info[AT]michelledanner.org
2437 Main St
Santa Monica, California 90405

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CAMPER AGES: 5-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Weekdays, 9am-12:30pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located just a mile from the Santa Monica Pier and beach on Main St, a plethora of shopping and restaurants. Check out our website for pictures!

CAMP FACILITIES: We have many acting rooms and a on-stage room.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Michelle Danner has worked with actors and celebrities that include: Chris Rock, James Franco, Zooey Deschanel, Steven Speilberg, Gerard Butler, Penelope Cruz, Helen Hunt and more.

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Fei Tian CA's Summer Arts and Culture
San Francisco, California

Visit Our Fei Tian CA's Summer Arts and Culture Website
Tel: 415-431-3161
Fax: 650-963-3585
beth.lambert[AT]feitian-california.org
info[AT]feitian-california.org
101 15th Street
San Francisco, California 94103

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CAMPER AGES: 6 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Academics, and more. In Addition To Chinese Dance, Fine Art, And Music, We Offer Half-day Summer Camp Options In Mandarin Chinese.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the Potrero Hill neighborhood of San Francisco. Our facilities include fully equipped state-of-the-art dance studios. Our lobby and hallways are paved with bamboo wood, and skylights allow for plentiful natural light during the day.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have four high-quality dance studios, an art studio, lab, and four classrooms.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We offer three classical Chinese camps at varying levels for ages 6 to 18: the half-day children's dance camp, and the full-day youth and intensive camps. Entry into the intensive camps is by audition only; call us to sign up for an audition time.

In addition to Chinese dance, for 2014 we will offer full-day music and oil painting camps, and half-day fine art and Chinese camps. Many students combine half-day classical Chinese dance camps with half-day Chinese or fine art programs to create a full-day program.

For more information, visit our summer camp website at This Website Link.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Limited scholarships may be available. Please ask for information.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Fei Tian Academy of the Arts California is a middle and high school with programs in classical Chinese dance, fine art, and music. We offer an after-school program for elementary and middle school aged students during the academic year, in addition to weekend classes in dance and fine art, and private lessons in piano, violin, and viola.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session I June 9 – June 27, 2014
Session II June 30 – July 18, 2014
Session III July 21 – August 8, 2014

Half-day sessions range from $600 to $780, and full-day sessions range from $1200 to $1440, depending on the camp. For more detailed information, visit our website at This Website Link.

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Hayward La Honda Music Camp
La Honda, California

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 11-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are 30 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 53rd 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 26th thru August 2nd
$695 for early registration
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Hillbarn Theatre Conservatory
Foster City, California

Visit Our Hillbarn Theatre Conservatory Website
650-349-6411
nancy[AT]hillbarntheatre.org
1285 E. Hillsdale Blvd
Foster City, California 94404

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CAMPER AGES: 4-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Evening performances

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Technology, and more. Technical Theater: Sets, Props, Costumes, And Lighting.

CAMP LOCATION: Our camps take place in our theater, the Hillbarn Theatre, which is located in Foster City, California.  Foster City is approximately 20 miles south of San Francisco on the peninsula.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our camps take place in our theater and surrounding spaces.  We have a mainstage, a green room/rehearsal room with mirrors, and some outdoor rehearsal space.  We also share space with the Foster City Recreation department, and a local school.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Hillbarn Theatre Conservatory, formed in 2000, is a theatre arts education program serving the needs of youth and adolescents, ages 4-18, in Foster City and the mid-peninsula area.

• An in-depth, training ground for young people who want to learn any aspect of theatre and performance.

• Valuable life skills, gaining, confidence in a professional, supportive environment. The need for artistic experience, whether as audience or artist, is universal.

•Hillbarn Theatre is committed to the concept that non-professional performers and technicians, when led by our staff, trained professionals and guest artists can produce performances of high quality that generate personal and artistic growth.

It is important for the students of performing arts and for performing arts in general that Hillbarn Theatre sustains the educational programs for youth vis-à-vis our ongoing Conservatory sessions, and to explore the development and initiation of YEAH! (Youth Embracing Arts at Hillbarn), a program to foster growth and offer a supportive outlet for all students of performing arts including marginalized and developmentally disabled youth.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We provide scholarships by application

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Hillbarn Theatre Conservatory is a year-round performing arts program, providing theater, voice and dance training at local schools and through our own classes.  Our summer program takes place over 8-weeks and camps range from 1 week part-time to 4 weeks full-time.

All camps conclude with live theatrical performances on our mainstage.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:

StarTots (ages 4-6)
Dates: July 28 - Aug 1, 2014
Times:9:00am-1:00pm**

StarShiners - Session 1 (Ages 6-8)
Dates: June 16-27, 2014
Time: 9:00am-2:00pm**

StarShiners - Session 2 (Ages 6-8)
Dates: July 14-25, 2014
Time: 9:00am-2:00pm**

Rising Stars (Ages 8-10) - "Disney's Jungle Book Kids"
Dates: June 16 - July 3, 2014
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm**
Performances July 2 & July 3 at 7:00pm on the Mainstage

Super Stars (Ages 10-13) - "Disney's Peter Pan Jr."
Dates: June 30 - July 27, 2014 - no camp on July 4
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm**
Performances: July 25 & 26 at 7:30pm, July 27 at 2:00pm

** aftercare until 5:30pm will be offered

Triple Threats (Ages 13+) - "Anything Goes"
Dates: July 7 - Aug 3
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
Performances: July 30, Aug 1 & 2 at 7:30pm, Aug 3 at 2:00pm

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Hope Musical Theatre
Redwood City, CA

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(650) 568-3332
sarhope[AT]gmail.com
Hope Musical Theatre
PO Box 3654
Redwood City, CA 94064

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CAMPER AGES: 7 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. 2 week camp - 1/2 days.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located on the Peninsula in Palo Alto California. We run our camp in the old historic Haymarket Theatre at Palo Alto High School.

CAMP FACILITIES: We are located on the Peninsula in Palo Alto California. We run our camp in the old historic Haymarket Theatre at Palo Alto High School.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our summer camps begin JUNE 3 and run every 2 weeks until August 9th.

Please go to our website for all summer info!
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ICPA School of the Arts Summer Day Camp
Upland, California

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(800) 419-5216
icpa[AT]icpa-ca.org
814 Alpine Street
Upland, California 91786

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CAMPER AGES: 8-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located near the intersection of Arrow Highway and San Antonio near the 10 freeway in Upland, CA. We service the cities of Upland, Ontario, Fontana, Corona, Rialto, Chino, Montclair and the whole inland community.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have a dance studio, a large rehearsal space, classrooms, a piano lab, and an outdoor lunch area and playground.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our arts camps will provide intense, focused training for campers of all ability levels in dance, drama, and both vocal and instrumental music. Our instructors are industry professionals and industry tradesmen, with real-world experience in their chosen fields.

All performing arts camps will conclude with a performance, highlighting new skills acquired during the two-week session.

An important part of the camp experience will be two field trips chosen specifically to enhance campers' knowledge in their chosen field of the performing arts.

Our activities camp will be a fun and relaxing day camp with plenty of opportunities for play.  The program will include arts and crafts, singing, and outdoor activities.  We will take several field trips during the two-week session, with an emphasis on swimming and water play.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial assistance is available to families who qualify. Applications can be obtained from the ICPA School office.

OTHER CAMP INFO: All camps will offer before and after care for campers. Early bird hours are 7am -8 am.  After camp care hours are 2pm-4pm. Extended camp hours require pre-registration.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camp Session Dates:

Dance Camp
June 16 - 27

Drama Camp
June 30 - July 11

Music Camp
July 14 - 25

Activities Camp
July 28 - August 8

Cost: $200 per camp session for ICPA Students and $250 per camp session for Non-Members.

A $25 non-refundable, non-transferable deposit per week for each child is due at the time of registration.  This deposit will be applied to the weekly fee. A two-week written notice is required for cancellation.  Due to limited space, a place is not guaranteed if there is no deposit.

Please see our camp website for registration form.

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Into the Woods
Livermore, CA

Visit Our Into the Woods Website
925-245-0283
Inquiry[AT]SmARTSunlimited.com
53 Wright Brothers Ave, Suite C
Livermore, CA 94550

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CAMPER AGES: 7 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. 9AM-4PM.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located off the 580 and 84 highway exchange. Our site is centered in Livermore, CA, which is nestled in between San Jose and San Francisco. There are shops around our studio which include BrewHoo, a coffee shop and cafe, PacMail, a postal service, Airway's Sandwich and Pub, which offers amazing sandwiches, and 84 Teriyaki! There is a small airport across the street.

CAMP FACILITIES: Beautiful and recently renovated Black Box Theater. It has a stage and comfortable back stage. All of our props and backgrounds are designed and created by hand. Elevated seating that can fit up to 90 people. There is a ticket booth and a functioning restroom. Different types of lighting: black light, fluorescent, stage lighting, rope lighting, and a disco ball. A working sound board, music, and up-to-date stereo system. We utilize different media options as well.

A few buildings away is our main office, where rehearsals may sometimes be held. It has 3 spacious rehearsal rooms, each with a baby grand piano.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Brother's Grimm "go Broadway" as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk) and The Witch meet and interact on their journeys.

Performance for family and friends at the end of the camp.

We do not skip out on costumes! Every participant will be outfitted in a role and age appropriate costumes for the performance. The actors and actress will also interact with carefully designed and created props.

Students will be learning stage position, projection of their voice, blocking, how to interpret a script, read music, sing in a group, and dancing.

Since the plays we do are musicals, the actors and actresses will learn the basics of singing. It includes, reading music, matching pitch, group and possibly solo singing, tempo, and rhythms. Our choreographer will teach dance positions, dance moves, rhythm, counting, and tempo.

OTHER CAMP INFO: To register go to- This Website Link

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Monday through Friday, 9AM to 4PM, beginning July 15 and going through August 9th. The camp location will be in Livermore, and is for children aged 7-17. The performances are on Saturday, August 10th and Sunday, August 11th.

The regular tuition for the 4 week program is $1100. Enrollments before July 1, 2013 will receive a 10% discount, reducing the tuition to $990. A 25% deposit of $247.50 is due at the time of registration. The balance of the tuition is due by July 1st, 2013. Enrollments after July 1st must pay the full tuition at the time of enrollment.

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J-Camp
Palo Alto, CA

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

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CAMPER AGES: K-12

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): JCC

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Jam Camp West
Loma Mar, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 10-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: Jam Camp West is held in the stunning redwoods of Loma Mar, Northern CA (in the Santa Cruz mountains) about 1 1/2 hours drive from the Bay Area. 

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

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

All Skill Levels Welcome!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

In this magnificent setting, we hope to provide a truly inspirational experience while building self-reliance, teamwork, a sense of social responsibility, and community with a potentially life-changing opportunity to reconnect with the natural world. Most importantly, we hope to share a joyful six days with our growing Jam Camp West family.

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

Tuition: $880.00
For more info, please visit: This Website Link.

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Jensen Performing Arts Summer Dance Camp
Milpitas, CA

Visit Our Jensen Performing Arts Summer Dance Camp Website
408 262-0770
jpadance[AT]yahoo.com
1491 North Milpitas Boulevard
Milpitas, CA 95035

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CAMPER AGES: 3 - 12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. A week long camp full of song, dance and crafts! Campers will learn dances, songs, and create props based on a summer dance theme! Campers will be introduced to the basics of Jazz, Tap, Musical Theater and Ballet through this exciting camp experience.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, and more. Our Camps Are Designed To Share The Love Of Dance And Body Movement To Childre Ages 3 To 12.

CAMP LOCATION: The Jensen School of Performing Arts dance studio is located in the North valley at 1491 N. Milpitas Blvd, Milpitas, CA. The studio has convenient access to highways 880 and 680, off Jacklin Road, next to the Milpitas Police Dept. From 680, take the Jacklin Road Exit and head west. From 880, take the Dixon Landing Road exit and head east.

CAMP FACILITIES: All studios are equipped with raised gym style wood Floors which help reduce the risk of injuries and allow students to dance longer without getting tired. Outstanding, well qualified teaching staff. All teachers are certified members of Dance Masters of America and or college educated. Each instructor has the unique ability to create a warm and friendly teaching atmosphere. All studios have viewing windows for parent observation without disrupting the class

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: More than 35 years of educating dancers in Milpitas and surrounding communities.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Summer Gym/Tumbling $56.00 per student
Gymsters Session I  3.5-6 yr olds  6/5/2014 thru 6/26/2014 4:15-5:00pm  Thursday 
 
Gymsters Session II  3.5-6 yr olds  7/10/2014 thru 7/31/2014 4:15-5:00pm  Thursday
 
Floor Gym Session I 7-10 yr olds 6/5/2014 thru 6/26/2014  5:00-5:45pm Thursday 
 
Floor Gym Session II 7-10 yr olds 7/10/2014 thru 7/31/2014  5:00-5:45pm Thursday 

Gymsters begin to develop coordination and body awareness in this class.  Emphasis is on learning
in a fun and challenging environment.  Balance beam and tumbling skills will be introduced.
Floor Gym is for both beginners and advanced beginners.  Students will be taught rolls, cartwheels,
handstands, roundoffs, and backbends as they progress in each skill.  Balance beam will be introduced.   

Summer Ballet - Level 1  $56.00 per dancer
Beginners 4-7 year olds  6/3/2014 thru 6/24/2014   4:00-4:45pm Tuesday
 
Beginners 4-7 year olds  7/8/2014 thru 7/29/2014   4:00-4:45pm  Tuesday 
 
Beginners 4-7 year olds  7/10/2014 thru 7/31/2014  4:15-5:00pm  Thursday
 
Level 1 is a beginning level ballet class will be taught in a traditional and fun manner.  Children will
learn fundamentals of ballet.  They will incorporate the barre and center floor combinations as well as
stretching and building body strength.     
 
Summer Dance Camp $70.00-$90.00 per dancer
Mini Campers  3.5-4.5   6/16/2014 thru 6/20/2014  2:30-3:30pm Monday-Friday  $70.00 per dancer
Young Campers  4.5-6 yr olds 6/16/2014 thru 6/20/2014  2:30-3:30pm Monday-Friday  $70.00/dancer
Junior Campers 6-8 yr olds 6/16/2014 thru 6/20/2014  1:00-2:30pm Monday-Friday $90.00 per dancer
Senior Campers 8-12 yr olds  6/16/2014 thru 6/20/2014  1:00-2:30pm Monday-Friday 

All Campers will spend their week long camp full of song, dance and crafts!  Campers will learn
dances, songs, and create props based on a summer dance theme.  Campers will be introduced to the
basics of Jazz, Tap, Musical Theater and Ballet through this exciting dance experience! 
End of camp performance on Friday. Camp shirt provided.  
    $10.00 fee charged for supplies Due on the first day. 
 
Fairy Princess Ballet Adventure $70.00-$90.00 per dancer
3-4 year olds- 7/14-17 thru 7/18/14 from 1:00-2:00PM  Monday-Friday  $70.00 per dancer
5-8 year olds- 7/14-17 thru 7/18/14 from 2:00-3:30PM  Monday-Friday  $90.00 per dancer
 
A week long adventure into the world of ballet and fairies!  Each day will bring a new magical experience thru dance, crafts and creative play. The week will end with a special fairy graduation and performance.
All dancers will receive wings, crown and wand as they perform in this magical event.  
     
$10.00 fee charged for supplies Due on the first day.

All dancers will come to the Studio on Friday, July 18th at 1:00 PM for the final class and rehearsal. Fairy graduation will begin at  show 2:00 PM.
 (dress in your favorite Fairy outfit)  Ballet shoes are strongly suggested for class.                                                                                                                                      

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Kennolyn Camps
Soquel, California

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(831) 479-6714
camps[AT]kennolyn.com
8205 Glen Haven Rd.
Soquel, California 95073

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CAMPER AGES: 1st through 9th graders

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, and more. Fencing, Ropes Courses, Climbing, Trapeze, Archery, And 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: Kennolyn Camps is located 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.

Activities include a ropes course, BMX And 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 Spring and 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 a Spring camp (both resident camp and day camp) as well 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:
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Los Gatos Youth Theatre, Theater Camps
Los Gatos, California

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randi[AT]lgyt.net
Blossom Hill School
16400 Blossom Hill Road
Los Gatos, California 95030

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
P.O. Box 1825
Los Gatos, CA 95031

CAMPER AGES: 6-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located just outside San Jose, CA. Easy access from freeway.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camps are held at the local elementary schools, where a full stage is used to teach and perform.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:

Performance Camps:
Join Los Gatos Youth Theatre! This summer, your child can participate in the LGYT Summer Day Camp where they will develop their acting, singing, and dancing which will culminate in a staged production (see below for specific show) for family and friends. Students will participate in daily workshops in the three disciplines of musical theatre: acting, dance, and voice, as well as participate in games and activities. At the end, the students will perform a complete musical production. Bring a lunch and wear comfortable clothing each day. Snacks will be provided.

For more information please contact info[AT]LGYT.net.
Willy Wonka Jr - June 9-27 (6-12 year olds) 
Little Mermaid Jr. July 7-July 25 (6-12 year olds)

Theatre Workshop Camp:
This workshop camp will develop campers acting, singing, and dancing skills.  Students will participate in daily workshops in the three disciplines of musical theatre: acting, dance, and voice, as well as participate in games and activities. This camp is focused on giving students a well-rounded performing arts education in addition to experience in the audition process, rehearsal technique, ensemble building, and performance. A performance for family and friends will take place on the final day of the camp. Bring a lunch and wear comfortable clothes each day.

For more information please contact info[AT]LGYT.net.
June 9-20 (6-10 year olds)

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Performance Camp - Willy Wonka Jr - June 9-27 
Performance Camp - Little Mermaid Jr. July 7-July 25
Workshop Camp - June 9-20

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MusiCampLA
Los Angeles, CA

Visit Our MusiCampLA Website
(323) 786-3510
ashleejyoung[AT]gmail.com
hello[AT]musicampla.org
2106 Hyperion Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027

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CAMPER AGES: 5-13

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Monday through Friday, 9am to 2pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: MusiCampLA is being held at the Lyric-Hyperion Theater and Cafe in Silverlake, CA.  It is right near Los Feliz, Atwater Village and Hollywood.  

CAMP FACILITIES: The camp is being held in a real theater with a green room and everything! 

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Welcome to MusiCamp Los Angeles! We are excited to provide your children with the opportunity to continue their musical studies over the summer months—or begin them for the first time while having fun with new friends!

A Week at MusiCamp LA:

After initial meet-and-greet music games on the first day, we begin with musical physical activities. That means using the entire body to make rhythm!

Based on your child's interests, we break out into smaller groups to focus on learning parts for the recital on the last day. That includes piano, keyboards, percussion instruments, and singing!

Other break-out sessions including writing music, music history, and various topics (listed at the far right).

Following lunch, that will be provided by the Lyric-Hyperion Cafe, we enjoy a group rehearsal to show what we have learned that day and through the week!

After rehearsal your child will enjoy guest artists who demonstrate singing, violin, guitar and ukele!

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): On the Friday of the end of each session, we will be having a final concert that family and friends are welcome to attend!

OTHER CAMP INFO: MusiCampLA was designed by award winning pianists Ashlee Young and Bobby Apperson.  Together they have 50 years of musical experience! To see their bios and resumes, visit MusiCampLA.org.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session 1: June 16-20

Session 2: July 14-18

Session 3: August 4-8

All sessions are $499 per camper.  The fee includes lunch every day, a personalized T-shirt and water bottle. 

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New Worlds Emerge
California Location(s)

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434.284.9224, 1.885.812.8219
info[AT]newworldsemerge.org
218 West Water Street
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902

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

CAMPER AGES: Middle School and High School programs

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

New Worlds Emerge offers students the opportunity to earn college credit through unique, educational, life changing experiences. With a diverse array of programs focusing on adventure and service, language and cultural immersion, expeditions, master concentrations, and pre-college, we challenge students to gain new perspectives and expand their knowledge. Join us, think more.

New Worlds Emerge consists of a dedicated base team in addition to the support of many WorldStrides team members within the United States and internationally. During programs students experience the world’s best leaders through our Destination Directors and Specialists, and course leaders.

Meet our team at This Website Link.

New Worlds Emerge, operated by WorldStrides, is a fully accredited travel study program. We maintain both school accreditation, which verifies the high academic quality of our New Worlds Emerge programs, and corporate accreditation, which assures our organization’s commitment to safety, security, and financial stability.

Our accredited status attests to our high academic standards. Traveling with an accredited travel study program means that your program is centered on a structured curriculum that is aligned with state standards. New Worlds Emerge Destination Directors and Specialists, who undergo continuous training in methods for delivering content to students, bring this curriculum to life through interactive activities and engaging lessons.

Our designation as an accredited travel study program and our relationship with highly ranked colleges and universities allows New Worlds Emerge programs to offer students the opportunity for college credit.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:
FLAG Scholarships

One million dollars in FLAG Scholarship funding is available for WorldStrides programs for families with an annual adjusted gross income (AGI) up to $85,000. Last year, thousands of families benefited from the FLAG Scholarship program.

Families are invited to complete a confidential, simple application to receive travel assistance funds. Contact the New Worlds Emerge team for a confidential application. Applications must be completed within 45 days of registration.

SYTA Youth Foundation: The Student and Youth Travel Association (SYTA) offers need and merit-based scholarships for student travel.

Visit This Website Link for more information on how to apply. Contact the New Worlds Emerge Team for fundraising activities and tips.

Contact a NWE team member for a fundraising information sheet.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Learning Cruise: Join us this winter as we partner with Semester at Sea's Enrichment Voyages as we sail thru the Panama Canal and explore Central America.

Wildlife Watch: Jackson Hole, situated in a pristine part of the world, is the perfect location for a family learning adventure.

OTHER CAMP INFO: New Worlds Emerge programs also focus on future career opportunities. Many programs offer hands-on experience in the field that exposes students to specific industries and working professionals. These valuable experiences support both career preparation as well as college achievement.

According to CNBC (2013), recruiters recommend adding six types of college courses to your schedule in order to stand out in future job interviews: STEM classes, Internship-driven picks, Business and economics, Theater Arts, Professional Writing, and Leadership Studies. It can be beneficial, no matter your interest, to have a strong foundation in public speaking, writing, leadership, and business.

Get a head start with New Worlds Emerge programs as you promote a well-rounded and qualified you!

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

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Pali Adventures
Running Springs, California

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 9-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Science, Adventure, and more. Secret Agent Camp, Hollywood Stunt Camp, Girl Power, Motorsports Camp, Culinary Institute, Broadcast Journalism, Fashion Camp, Movie Make-Up Camp, Flying Trapeze Camp, DJ Camp, And Extreme Action 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, 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. There is a main dining hall which seats 204 at each meal seating. Equipped with trails, 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 18 exceptional specialty camps. In addition, we offer a 100 percent free-choice elective program daily with over 50 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 older campers

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Earlybird Discounts
Sibling Discounts

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: our website features a "Parent's Corner" just for you! Advice on when your child is ready for camp and how to choose the right camp for you, as well as resources for enrolled parents are available there. For more info, plesase visit: This Website Link

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

We offer one-week, two-week, and four-week sessions. However, some campers have been known to enjoy themselves so much that they stay all summer!!

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

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

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Rising Star Musical Theatre Troupe
Studio City, CA

Visit Our Rising Star Musical Theatre Troupe Website
(818) 749-8051
risingstarcmtt[AT]sbcglobal.net
12355 Moorpark St.
Studio City, CA 91604

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CAMPER AGES: 5 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Studio City, and rehearse at a church, the Unitarian Universalist Church of Studio City. This is on Moorpark St. between Whitsett and Laurel Canyon.

CAMP FACILITIES: Rising Star is all about musical theatre. Each group (we have 2 age groups) does a production.

This Summer Little Stars, 5 - 7 year olds, will do The Music Man Revue. 

Rising Stars, the 8 - 16 year olds, will do The Sound of Music, a full production.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Campers arrive at 9 AM the younger group stays until 1 and the older group stays until 3. We spend our time singing, learning songs, learning dances, working on lines and blocking, working on acting, and creating a special show for the end of our Camp session. Every camper has a chance to show their special talent.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer a limited number of scholarships on a need basis.  Go to our enrollment page and click on the Scholarship Application.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session 1 - Little Stars (ages 5 - 7) The Wizard of Oz Revue - July 7 - 19, Daily 9 - 1.  Final day is our presentation at 2:00 PM, $395.

Session 2 - Rising Stars (ages 8 - 16) The Sound of Music (complete show) July 28 - Aug. 10, 9 - 3 Monday - Friday and there will be 3 shows at the end of the 2 weeks, $625.

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River Way Ranch Camp
Sanger, CA

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

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CAMPER AGES: 7 to 16 years old

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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San Diego Junior Theatre Performing Arts Camp
San Diego, CA

Visit Our San Diego Junior Theatre Performing Arts Camp Website
619-239-1311
info[AT]juniortheatre.com
Casa Del Prado
1650 El Prado, Suite 208
San Diego, CA 92101

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MOST RECENT UPDATE:
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CAMPER AGES: K-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, and more. Advanced Performance Camp, Mini Musical Camp

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the heart of Balboa Park next to the Natural History Museum and the Botanical Gardens. Our camps are held in the Casa Del Prado building.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
San Diego Junior Theatre offers 1-2 week camps starting June 10-August 30. Please visit our website for a detailed listing of camp dates, descriptions and pricing: This Website Link

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San Diego Summer Music Institute
San Diego, CA

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

CAMPER AGES: 11 - 18

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in San Diego

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camp dates: July 6-12, 2014
Fees and instructions: This Website Link

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Sleeping Beauty
Livermore, CA

Visit Our Sleeping Beauty Website
925-245-0283
Inquiry[AT]SmARTSunlimited.com
53 Wright Brothers Ave, Suite C
Livermore, CA 94550

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MOST RECENT UPDATE:
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CAMPER AGES: 3 - 6

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Day Camp. 9AM-12

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located off the 580 and 84 highway exchange. Our site is centered in Livermore, CA, which is nestled in between San Jose and San Francisco. There are shops around our studio which include BrewHoo, a coffee shop and cafe, PacMail, a postal service, Airway's Sandwich and Pub, amazing sandwiches, and 84 Teriyaki, incredible teriyaki bowls! There is a small airport across the street.

CAMP FACILITIES: Beautiful and recently renovated Black Box Theater. It has a stage and comfortable back stage. All of our props and backgrounds are designed and created by hand. Elevated seating that can fit up to 90 people. There is a ticket booth and a functioning restroom. Different types of lighting: black light, fluorescent, stage lighting, rope lighting, and a disco ball. A working sound board, music, and up-to-date stereo system. We utilize different media options as well.
A few buildings away is our main office, where rehearsals may sometimes be held. It has 3 spacious rehearsal rooms, each with a baby grand piano.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: A sleeping princess, a spellbound Prince and more fairies than you can shake a stick at are all part of this quirky adaptation of the popular tale. The evil Trollarina exacts her revenge on the royal family by sending the beautiful Princess Melisande into an everlasting sleep, but little does she realize more than one spell is about to be broken by the kiss of an enchanted Faun.

Performance for family and friends at the end of the camp.

We do not skip out on costumes! Every participant will be outfitted in a role and age appropriate costumes for the performance. The actors and actress will also interact with carefully designed and created props.

Students will be learning stage position, projection of their voice, blocking, how to interpret a scrip, read music, sing in a group, and dancing. Since the plays we do are musicals, the actors and actresses will learn the basics of singing. It includes, reading music, matching pitch, group and possibly solo singing, tempo, and rhythms. Our choreographer will teach dance positions, dance moves, rhythm, counting, and tempo. Every lesson is created with the children's skill level and abilities in mind and we always encourage them and help them strive for their best.

Website: This Website Link

OTHER CAMP INFO: To enroll your child, go to the Registration page, fill out the information, and make your deposit. The non-refunable deposit is 25% of the program's tuition, with the remainder due by June 1st, 2013. Deposits must be made through Google Wallet at the time of registration.

to register: This Website Link

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
The camp is a four week program running Monday through Friday, 9AM to Noon, beginning June 17th and going through July 12th. The camp location is at the Studio C Theater in Livermore, at 51-C Wright Brothers Avenue. The performances will be on Saturday, July 13th and Sunday, July 14.

The regular tuition for the 4 week program is $450. Enrollments before June 1, 2013 will receive a 10% discount, reducing the tuition to $405.00, with a 25% deposit of $101.25 due at the time of registration. The balance of the tuition is due by June 1st, 2013. Enrollments after June 1st must pay the full tuition at the time of enrollment.

website: This Website Link

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

Visit Our SOCAPA, School of Creative and Performing Arts Website
1-800-718-2787
1-212-941-4057
info[AT]socapa.org
440 Lafayette St.
New York, New York 10003

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Los Angeles, CA and Burlington, VT

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
375 Greenwich St.
New York, NY 10013

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CAMPER AGES: 11-12; 13-15; 16-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: Our programs in New York City are located in Downtown Brooklyn (dorm, film, photography) and Astor Place in Manhattan (acting, dance and music studios).

Our Los Angeles programs are hosted at Occidental College, located in the Eagle Rock neighborhood in Northeast Los Angeles, across Griffith Park from Studio City.

SOCAPA Vermont is hosted in downtown Burlington, Vt - overlooking Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains. Campus is just a 5 minute walk from the main art, cultural, and commercial center of the city - Church Street, a pedestrian market place.

CAMP FACILITIES: SOCAPA hosts its programs at NYU-Poly in Downtown, Brooklyn in New York City, at Occidental College in Los Angeles, and at Champlain College in Burlington, VT.

We have state of the art classrooms and facilities at each campus. The accommodations range from modern suite living in New York City to more traditional dorms in Los Angeles and Vermont. The dining experience at each campus offer variety and accommodates students with dietary restrictions.

Please visit our site for more details about each campus.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Filmmaking:
Students write, direct, and edit a film per week of attendance in our basic filmmaking program. Our 3 week Advanced Program provides students more time to produce two longer projects and our Advanced Projects intensive dedicates the entire time to one project.

Screenwriting, pre-production, producing, directing, camera techniques, and editing (FinalCut Pro) skills taught.

Acting for Film:
Students are introduced to the Method and Meisner techniques and able to immediately put their new skills to work in student films. Actors work with photographers in the studio to get their head shots; work on monologue and audition techniques; scene study; and an acting reel (3 week program only).

Dance - HipHop and Contemporary:
Technique, conditioning, choreography, costuming, and performance! Students learn and perform one piece of choreography in the two week program. They film a dance video as well as perform live at the end of the session. Three week students do two pieces - both dance videos and live performances.

Photography - Digital and traditional 35mm programs offered:
History of photography, Aesthetics, camera techniques, Photoshop, Lightroom, studio and natural lighting, night photo, portraits, street photography, commercial photography, portfolio development, photo safaris and more!

Music - Singer/Songwriter program:
With coaching in melody, harmony, arranging, lyric writing, and stage presence, students refine an original song per week of attendance, which they record at a professional recording studio. Students work with the photography program for head shots and to develop and album cover and the film students for a music video (3 week program)

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: There is limited financial assistance available. Please contact the main office for more information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2014 Dates
NEW YORK CITY CAMPUS:
S1: 1wk Camps: June 8 - June 14
S2: 2wk Camps: June 15 - June 28
S3: 2wk Camps: June 29 - July 1
S3: 3wk Camps: June 29 - July 19
S4: 2wk Camps: July 20 - Aug 02
S4: 3wk Camps: July 20 - Aug 09
S5:2wk Camps: Aug 10 - Aug 23

LOS ANGELES CAMPUS:
S1: 2wk Camps: June 22 - July 05
S2: 3wk Camps: July 06 - July 26
S3: 2wk Camps: July 27 - Aug 09

VERMONT - BURLINGTON CAMPUS:
S1: 2wk Camps: June 22 - July 05
S1: 3wk Camps: June 22- July 12
S2: 2wk Camps: July 13 - July 26
S3: 1wk Camps: July 27 - Aug 2
S3: 2wk Camps: July 27 - Aug 09

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SoDA (School of Dramatic Arts) Summer Theatre Camps
Carmel, California

Visit Our SoDA (School of Dramatic Arts) Summer Theatre Camps Website
831-622-9175
SoDApacrep[AT]att.net
Call for Details
Carmel, California 93921

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Indoor Forest Theatre
Santa Rita and Mountain View
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more. Comedy, Movie Making, Improv, Play Production

CAMP LOCATION: Typically,  we are located in the heart of Carmel-by-the Sea on the central coast of California. The theatre is inside and underneath the historic Forest Theatre in a forest setting. Walkable from anywhere in Carmel-by-the-Sea.  This year, classes will be offered in a variety of locations due to onsite renovations to the surrounding venue. Call for more details at (831) 622-9175

CAMP FACILITIES: Located underneath the historic Outdoor Forest Theatre in Carmel, this Indoor Theatre is a cool rustic gem located directly under the main stage fully equipped with a boutique performance stage, theatrical lighting, and seating for up to 80 patrons.  The dance studio allows for actors to watch their movements on brand new hardwood floors, with 2 studio spaces in each nook. 

The Indoor Forest Theatre has charm and versitility just like our actors.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Registration is now open for SoDA's Summer Theater Camps! Sessions begin on June 16, 2014.  

Our camps are focused on the wide variety of interests or our campers.  Campers are encouraged to participate in more than one camps over the course of the summer.
Play Production Camp
Mon-Fri: 10am-4pm
Ages 8 and up
Play Director: Diane Goyette
Music Director: Janice Perl

Join our camp for this summer's musical "GROOVY!"

Ashland Family Trip
June 9 - 16, 2014
Ages: 10 to Adult
(13 and younger must be accompanied by an adult)
SPACE IS LIMITED - HURRY!
$1,150 per person/double occupancy
Most meals provided

The Ashland Family Trip led by Gracie Moore Poletti will kick off with a fabulous sleeper train ride to the beautiful Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon. Families will attend 7 shows, 3 prologues, and 4 classes taught by famed Oregon Shakespeare Festival professionals. Trip includes most meals and a white water rafting excursion on the Rogue River. Sleeping accommodations are in the Southern Oregon University dormitories. More than twice the fun of previous Ashland Family Trips!

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Guerilla Movie Making Camp
2 sessions available
June 16 - 20, 2014 + June 23 - 27, 2014
SESSION 1 June 16 - 20, 2014
SESSION 2 June 23 - 27, 2014
Mon-Fri, 10am - 2pm
Ages 10 - 15
SoDA Instruction: Cameron Poletti
Fast paced and on the go, this is Guerilla Movie Making in the extreme! In one week, experience the process of film making with storyboarding, scripting, filming, and editing to make a movie. Or two. Or three. Movies will be posted on YouTube for sharing and viewing by all.

Comedy Camp
July 7 -11, 2014
Mon-Fri, 10am-2pm
Ages Middle - High School Students
SoDA Instruction: Gracie Poletti
Laugh the week away with theatre games, improv and comedy routines to hone skills as a professional stage crack-up. Ages entering Middle School through last year of High School.

Sing, Act, Dance - Musical Theatre Camp
July 14 - 18, 2014
Mon-Fri, 10am-2pm
Ages Middle - High School Students
SoDA Instruction: Gracie Poletti
Learn the basics in being a Performing Triple Threat!
Sing, Act, Dance will work on developing skills on the stage in musical theatre. This intensive camp will have actors singing and performing favorites from Broadway in one week's time. Showcase for friends and family on Friday.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial Aid is available. Please visit our website for application and details at: This Website Link

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete info, please visit: This Website Link.

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Soundwall Rock Music Camps
Santa Cruz, CA

Visit Our Soundwall Rock Music Camps Website
925-518-8289
soundwallmusiccamps[AT]gmail.com
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064

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CAMPER AGES: 12 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Residential camp, one week

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located at the University of California Santa Cruz, 1 1/2 hours south of San Francisco. Please visit our website for lots of camp photos and videos.

CAMP FACILITIES: We stay at Oakes College overlooking the Pacific. Classes and rehearsals are held in the Music Building and a concert at the end of the week is held in the fabulous 300 seat Recital Hall.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: For the past twenty years Soundwall Rock Music Camps has provided a fun and academically sound environment to study and perform rock music. Having served the educational needs of over one thousand 12-17 year olds, this non-profit 501(c)3, has focused on placing education before profit. Our intention is for no student to be denied this phenomenal educational experience for financial reasons. Students leave the camp not only with increased musical skills but also a heightened self esteem - the result of a teacher directed combination of individual study and teamwork culminating in a truly life changing experience for teens.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Our intention is for no student to be denied this phenomenal educational experience for financial reasons.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Check out our Facebook page at: This Website Link

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 20-25 and July 27 - August 1, 2014 Tuition including room and board is $1500 per week.

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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

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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:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Swimming, 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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Summer Acting Camp
La Canada, CA

Visit Our Summer Acting Camp Website
(818) 957-1619
info[AT]summeractingcamp.com
4463 Oak Grove Drive
La Canada, CA 91011

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
2604 Foothill Blvd. Suite C, La Crescenta, CA 91214

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CAMPER AGES: 5 - 15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Technology, and more. Acting, Singing, Tap Dance, Circus Movement, Magic, Swordplay, Tech Design, Improvisation, On-camera Technique.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located on the beautiful campus of La Canada High School near the 210 and the 2 freeway.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our camp takes place in the La Canada Playhouse (at LCHS) which includes a gorgeous, state of the art 500-seat theatre and multiple attached classrooms.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Summer Acting Camp has been L.A.'s most popular and exciting acting camp for over 17 years. Each 3-week session culminates in a performance on the main stage at the La Canada Playhouse.

OTHER CAMP INFO: The Summer Acting Camp is brought to you by the Theatrical Education Group. To find out more about the programs we offer, please visit This Website Link

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session One: 6/9/14 - 6/27/14 Session Two: 6/30/14 - 7/18/14 Classes run from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM with FREE before and after care from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM - perfect for working parents! Each 3-week session costs only $650, with many promotions and discounts available. Please visit This Website Link for more information.

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Summer Dance Intensives
Daly City, CA

Visit Our Summer Dance Intensives Website
650-757-1244
wspa1[AT]sbcglobal.net
200Northgate Ave
Daly City, CA 94015

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
200 Northgate Ave, Daly City, CA 94015

CAMPER AGES: 3-adult

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 5 minutes from San Francisco

CAMP FACILITIES: Our site has 6 studios.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: July 7- July 25
Half Day Dance Intensives for the Serious Dancer.
Half Day & Full Day Musical Theatre Camp
Hip Hop Intensive.

Beginning & recreational dancer after camp one hour classes.

Full Camp Information will be available in April
2014.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We have a year round progrm for dance - our schedule can be found on our website This Website Link

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Summer Music West
San Francisco, California

Visit Our Summer Music West Website
415-503-6254
smw[AT]sfcm.edu
50 Oak Street
San Francisco, California 94102

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CAMPER AGES: 9-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Musical Theater, Music/Band, and more. String & Piano Academy, Chamber Music, Composition, Gilbert & Sullivan Scenes, And Musicianship.

CAMP LOCATION: All programs are held in the San Francisco Conservatory of Music's state-of-the-art facility in the San Francisco's Civic Center neighborhood, easily accessible via public transportation.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Summer Music West features five select programs: String & Piano Academy, Chamber Music, Composition, Gilbert & Sullivan Scenes, and Musicianship. Each summer talented young performers explore excellence in music in a positive, supportive environment. Auditions required.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Partial scholarships are available to students with demonstrated ability and financial need.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Six sessions between June 16 - August 1, 2014. Complete details and application available online at This Website Link.

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TheatreWorks Playmakers Summer Camp
Palo Alto, CA

Visit Our TheatreWorks Playmakers Summer Camp Website
650-463-7146
dramaschool[AT]theatreworks.org
Jordan Middle School
750 N. California Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94303

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CAMPER AGES: 5 - 14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daytime theater camp, 9am - 3pm, plus extended care hours

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: In 2014, TW PlayMakers Summer Camp will be at Jordan Middle School in Palo Alto for all four summer camp sessions.  Jordan Middle School is located on the corner of California Ave & Middlefield Road and is a short distance from 101.

CAMP FACILITIES: TW PlayMakers will work both inside in traditional classrooms and outside in the courtyard throughout the two weeks of camp. The Open Workshop presentation for parents will be performed on the final Friday of each session of camp.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: When school is out for the summer, TW PlayMakers is in session! Our teaching artists are professionally-trained performers and instructors who are eager to share their specialties in acting, clowning, playwriting, music, and dance. At the end of each session the entire camp gathers to showcase their freshly-acquired skills to family and friends. Visit This Website Link for more information.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: TW PlayMakers Camps not only include summer camps, but spring break camps and Saturday Classes.

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
There are four sessions of TW PlayMakers Summer Camp in 2014.

Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm Extended care 8-9am & 3-6pm is available.

Session A: June 2-13 (K-5)
Session B: June 16-27 (K-5)
Session C: July 7-18 (K-5)
Session D: July 21-August 1 (K-5)

All sessions are in Palo Alto. Visit This Website Link for more information.

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US Performing Arts Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our US Performing Arts Camps Website
888-497-3553
abby[AT]usperformingarts.com
Locations throughout the US
Mount Holyoke
South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075

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

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We have locations all across the United States please see our website for a list of our 2014 locations.

CAMP FACILITIES: Facilities vary depending on location.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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YMCA Camp Sequoia Lake
Visalia, CA

Visit Our YMCA Camp Sequoia Lake Website
805-642-2131
jamie.fyfe[AT]ciymca.org
107 W. Tulare Ave.
Visalia, CA 93277

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CAMPER AGES: 9 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. YMCA

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Academics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Sailing, High And 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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Youth Media & Tech Camp
San Diego, CA

Visit Our Youth Media & Tech Camp Website
619-230-1938
genevieve[AT]mediaartscenter.org
2921 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92104

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CAMPER AGES: 1st-7th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. 8:30am - 3pm, Monday thru Friday

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in North Park between 30th and El Cajon Boulevard in beautiful sunny San Diego.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our huge facility the "Digital Gym" boasts state of the art equipment, a production studio with a green screen, multiple classrooms with iMacs and projectors, and a 49-seat theatre.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Campers collaborate to create original movies using Mac programs like iMovie, GarageBand, and iStop Motion. Learn how to use a camera and basic filmmaking and lighting techniques. Each week on Friday, the family is invited to come for a screening of the campers videos!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session starts March 31, visit This Website Link for more information.

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YouthAware Out And United (Y.O.U.)
San Francisco, CA

Visit Our YouthAware Out And United (Y.O.U.) Website
(415) 694-6149
New Conservatory Theatre Center
25 Van Ness Ave. Lower Lobby
San Francisco, CA 94102

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MOST RECENT UPDATE:
Last May-August. Contact camp for the latest 2014 info.

CAMPER AGES: 14-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: New Conservatory Theatre Center (NCTC) is located in the Civic Center of San Francisco, and easily accessible by BART and MUNI.

CAMP FACILITIES: NCTC has a three theatre complex, with rehearsal studio, costume and scene shop on site.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: YouthAware Out & United (Y.O.U.) is new three week theatre program for LGBTQI teens and their allies ages 14-19. This pilot program will be helmed by artists/activists who will work with participants to develop scenes and monologues based on the real life experiences of youth at school, at home and in their community.

The Y.O.U. program will culminate with a showcase performance at the National Pride Youth Theater Alliance Conference at NCTC on Friday, August 2nd at 8pm.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We have scholarships available for ten teens to participate in this program FREE of charge. Visit Y.O.U. on the web to fill out an application and schedule an interview online. We will accept applications until the ten spots have been filled.

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California Boy Scouts Camps
Summer Camps in California

http://www.sfbac.org/
San Francisco Bay Area Council
1001 Davis Street
San Leandro, CA 94577-1514
(510) 577-9000

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California Girl Scouts Camps
Summer Camps in California

Visit Our Website
Girl Scouts Heart of Central California
6601 Elvas Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95819
Phone: (800) 322-4475 or
(916) 452-9181
info[AT]girlscoutshcc.org

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Girl Scout Camps of California's Central Coast

Visit Our Website
​800-822-2427

Castroville Office
10550 Merritt Street
Castroville, CA 95012
831-633-4877

San Luis Obispo Office
825 El Capitan Way, Suite A
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
805-345-1374

Santa Barbara Office
211 E. Victoria Street, Suite E
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-453-9033

Ventura Office
801 S. Victoria Avenue, Suite 202
Ventura, CA 93003
805-658-8210

Northern California Girl Scouts Camps

http://www.girlscoutsnorcal.org/
1-800-447-4475

Camps located throughout Northern California

Los Angeles Girl Scouts Camps

Visit Our Website

801 S. Grand Avenue, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90017-4621
Phone: (213) 213-0150

Camp locations throughout the LA area.

Orange County Girl Scouts Camps

Visit Our Website
Girl Scouts of Orange County
9500 Toledo Way Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 461-8800
(800) 979-9444

Camp locations throughout the Orange County area.

San Diego Girl Scouts Camps

http://www.sdgirlscouts.org/camp
Girl Scouts San Diego
(619) 298-8391 or (800) 643-4798
info[AT]sdgirlscouts.org
1231 Upas Street
San Diego, CA 92103


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MORE CALIFORNIA SUMMER BAND CAMPS ARE COMING SOON. YOU CAN CHOOSE ANOTHER STATE FROM THE LIST BELOW.

CALIFORNIA BAND CAMP OWNERS & DIRECTORS: If you would like to submit your camp for listing in our 2014 Best California Summer Band Camps Directory, please click on the "SUBMIT YOUR CAMP" link above.

CALIFORNIA BAND CAMP PARENTS & CAMPERS: If you are looking to find info on how to choose the best summer camp to attend this summer, please check out our 2014 GUIDE TO CHOOSING THE BEST SUMMER BAND CAMP for some great camp research tips and lots of important 2014 summer camp info.

In addition to our 2014 California Summer Band Camps Directory we have also created quite a few SPECIAL INTEREST CAMP DIRECTORIES, and have included brief descriptions of these and links to their dedicated websites on the 2014 CAMP GUIDE page.

You can go directly to any of our 2014 Special Interest Camp Directories from the list in the black bar below.

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