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Published March 11th, 2015

Adventure Day Camp
(Walnut Creek)
A traditional summer day camp for children ages 3-15. In a relaxed atmosphere, children gain confidence and skills in a wide range of camp activities including: swimming, horseback riding, sailing, skateboarding, woodworking, science, arts, sports, archery, drama, music, rock climbing, hiking, overnight camping and camp games. Home transportation is available from most areas.
Dates: June 8 – Aug.14
(925) 937-6500

The Artist Voyage
Art Room Summer Day Camp
Students enjoy the creative process while learning art skills in a nurturing environment. The Artist Voyage goal is to achieve a balance between building self-esteem and a love of art. Kids (5-Teen) embark on an art journey and rotate through three art stations each day.
Dates: one-week sessions June 15 – Aug. 14
www.theart-room.com | (925) 299-1515

Aspen Network
(Sierra Nevada Mountains)
Teens and young adults with social differences which include anxiety, spectrum behaviors; OCD, ADHD, or Non Verbal Learning Disorder have discovered a safe space at our camp located in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains of Northern California.   Activities include:  river rafting, sailing on Lake Tahoe, backpacking, hiking and campfires.
Dates: July 5-10
www.aspennetwork.net or www.aspergersteam.com | 925-262-3135

Bay Area Adventure Summer Day Camps
(Orinda & Walnut Creek)
Film, Photo, Skateboard or Sports – Plus Adventure Day Camp: Campers enjoy a morning of photography education, movie making, skateboard/scooter fun or classic sports camp activities and then head off to an afternoon of adventure fun such as Six Flags, horseback riding, Sky High Sports, bowling, movies, swimming and more.
Date: June 15 – Aug. 14

Bay Area Equine Vet Camp
(Walnut Creek)
The only equine veterinary camp in Northern California. Earn practical and clinical veterinary experience and hours working side-by-side with a veterinarian, while helping to rehabilitate Bay Area Equestrian Club rescue horses. Featuring noted veterinarian, specialist surgeon and author Jamie Textor, DVM, PhD. Commuter and residential options available.
Dates: Aug. 1–7

Berkeley Rep School of Theatre (Berkeley)
Summer Theatre Intensive. Train with professional playwrights, directors and teaching artists in an interactive, four-week camp for all levels. Dive into a diverse range of classes and electives designed to unlock your skills, and as an ensemble, create an original play to be performed at Berkeley Rep. Financial aid available.
Dates: June 15-July 10 (entering grades 6-8); July 14-Aug. 7 (entering grades 9-12).
www.berkeleyrep.org/summerintensive  (510) 647-2972

Cal Athletic Camps
Cal Camps offers a wide variety of recreational and sport activities for kids of all ages. We believe our staff is second to none. We design our programs to provide kids with a spring and summer session full of adventure, friendship, confidence building and fun. Go Bears!! Email: calcamps@berkeley.edu.
Dates: Various dates and times available.

Cal Shakes
Summer Shakespeare Conservatories: four- and two-week Conservatories offer classes (for grades 3-12) including acting, improvisation, stage combat, voice and movement. Afternoons are spent in rehearsals for an abridged Shakespeare play performed on the final day. Financial aid is available.
Dates: June 22-July 17; July 20-July 31
(510) 809-3293

Camp Brainy Bunch
It’s a summer of awesome, with amazing instructors, hands-on creativity, small group sizes, single-subject learning and organized outdoor fun. Convenience with catered lunches, extended-care options. Weeks include: public speaking, creative writing, DIY engineering, leadership.
Dates: Weekly June 29-July 24
(510) 548-4800

Camp Kefli
Camp Kefli offers a wide range of programs that are appropriate to each age group (K-8), filling our two one-week sessions with fun. Some programs utilize the wonderful Temple Isaiah facility while others take place off site. We offer creative theme days and adventures that enrich and delight our campers!
Dates: Aug. 10-21
(925) 284-9191

Camp Hacienda
Moraga Parks and Recreation presents Camp Hacienda, a day camp for children ages 5-10 that will incorporate sports, games, crafts and lots of other fun activities in the safe, secluded environment of the Hacienda de las Flores! Full-day and half-day options. Extended care and daily rates also available.
Dates: June 22 – Aug. 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
www.moragarec.com | (925) 888-7045

Camp Orinda
Enjoy one adventure after another! This camp for ages 6-10.5 includes games, arts, crafts, hiking, skits, sports, special fun days and twice-weekly field trips – Exploratorium, Lawrence Hall of Science, Adventure Playground, Lake Anza, Tilden Little Farm and many more! One- and two-week, full- and extended-day camps are offered.
Dates: June 17-Aug. 9
www.cityoforinda.org | (925) 254-2445

Giants Baseball Camps
Giants Baseball Camps feature the highest caliber staff and are the perfect combination of instruction, competition and fun! Campers receive an official uniform and spend one day at AT&T Park for a VIP tour and meet and greet with a current or former Giants player.
Dates: July 27-31 at Wilder Fields in Orinda
www.SFGiantsCamps.com | (415) 800-2014


Lafayette Summer Music Jazz Workshop
This weeklong music workshop provides an intimate and inspiring environment for learning and playing jazz. Students, ages 11 to 80 years old, receive master classes, improvisation workshops and jazz combos led by some of the preeminent, professional musicians in the field.
Dates: One week only; Aug. 2-7

Lorne Smith Lacrosse
(Univ. of Oregon, Lake Tahoe)
One of the most highly regarded teachers of the game, Lafayette resident Lorne Smith (Baltimore US Lacrosse Hall of Fame; Princeton ’99, 3x All-American, 3x NCAA National Champion; Gilman HS, Baltimore MD, 2x All-American, 2x MIAA Champion, Baltimore Player of the Year; Stanford Coach ’02-’07; MLL Pro Player LA Riptide ’06-’07; Team USA U-19 World Champion ’96) offers overnight camps (with day option) for boys ages 12-18. Get better … have a blast!
Dates: LSL UOI: June 28 – July 2
LSL UOII: July 12-16
LSL Lake Tahoe: July 20-24 (HS only, inbound okay)

Orion Academy Summer Adventures for Teens with Asperger’s (Moraga)
Orion’s popular summer sessions were developed and are run by Orion faculty to improve the social skills of teens with Asperger’s in a fun and supportive environment for ages 13-18. (July 13-16): Students find a common interest through film. (July 20-23): Geocache, hike in the redwoods, ride horses and hike with llamas.
(925) 377-0789

Roughing It Day Camp
An all-outdoors day camp located at the Lafayette Reservoir. Roughing It offers programs for campers ages 4-16. Activities include horseback riding, swimming, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, sports, crafts, an overnight camp out and more. Free transportation options to and from home or from seven central Lamorinda areas. Free extended care also available.
Dates: June 22 – Aug. 21
www.roughingit.com | (925) 283-3795

Saklan School
Summer at Saklan provides culture, language and summer fun for ages 3-11. Mornings on campus are filled with enrichment in Mandarin, French, Japanese, Spanish and Italian. Afternoons are packed with summer fun, including field trips, swimming, art and music. Three-week sessions 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Extended care available. Early enrollment discount through April 1.
Dates: June 8 – Aug. 7
www.saklan.org | (925) 376-7900

Sewnow! Fashion Design
Learn fashion design and sewing at Sewnow fashion studio. We offer a variety of one-week half-day and full-day camps for juniors (2nd and 3rd grade), kids, and teens. Have fun, learn new skills and walk away with unique personalized fashion items. Camps include workbook, fabrics, notions, computerized sewing patterns, and custom embroidery.
Dates: June-August
www.sewnow.com | (925) 283-7396

Sienna Ranch
Lamorinda’s own ranch camp experience. Camp choices include activities in nature immersion, primitive arts, survival skills, horse riding and care, farm animal interaction, archery, carpentry and more. Serving campers ages 4-14, Sienna Ranch offers weeklong, full-day or half-day camp options. All adult, professional staff and an amazing, convenient location.
Dates: various dates and times available
www.siennaranch.net | (925) 283-6311

SMC Summer Camps
SMC offers 40-plus sports camps on one of the most picturesque campuses on the West Coast. Saint Mary's offers boys and girls overnight, day, team, and specialty camps for ages 4-18. Early Bird and extended care available depending on camp. Summer 2015 offers all sports, baseball, basketball, lacrosse, running, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball camps. Email: smccamps@stmarys-ca.edu.
Dates: various dates and times available
www.smcgaels.com, click "camps"
(925) 631-4FUN (4386)

Steve and Kate’s Camp
(Walnut Creek)
Campers Pre-K through 7th grade choose activities such as stop motion animation, soccer in an inflatable stadium, rock climbing on a 30-foot wall, bread making, knitting, music recording in custom vocal booths, learning to code and pie throwing. Choose day passes or entire summer membership. Lunch, snacks and all materials included in both plans.
www.steveandkate.com | (415) 389-KIDS

Summer OuTEENS
Each weeklong camp is filled with three amazing trips for ages 11-14. Week one: Sky High, Six Flags, AT&T Park. Week two: Safari West, China Town Scavenger Hunt, Exploratorium. Week three: Scandia Fun Center, Waterworld, A’s game. Week four: rock climbing, Fisherman’s Warf, Chabot. Register online at cityoforinda.org or at Orinda Community Center.
Dates: July 7 - Aug. 1
www.cityoforinda.org | (925) 254-2445


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