Top Theater Summer Camps and Summer Theater Programs for Kids & Teens in California

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Best California Winter & Winter Break Theater Camp Jobs

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

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Camp Pillsbury
Owatonna, Minnesota
507-214-2200

Ages: 6-17 . Coed Campers. Overnight Camp. Day Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Pillsbury is a unique summer camp for boys and girls ages 6 to 17. Strong offerings in Theater, Circus, Music, Dance, Sports, Magic, Technology, and more. More than 100 activities! Campers choose their activities daily, making each day special for each individual camper. Five, 2 WEEK sleepaway sessions begin June 9th to August 18th. Enroll now at: CampPillsbury.com.

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Circus Center Summer Day Camps
San Francisco, California
415-759-8123

Ages: 7-13 . Coed Campers. Day Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Run away for the day at Circus Center’s Summer Day Camps from June 4 to August 24. We offer kids ages 7-13, a safe, fun, and supportive environment to challenge themselves by exploring the circus arts. We offer four different camps: Acrobatics, Discovery, Aerial, and Flying.
Sign up today by calling 415-759-8123.

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Circus Center Summer Day Camps
San Francisco, California

Visit Our Circus Center Summer Day Camps Website
415-759-8123
barry[AT]circuscenter.org
info[AT]circuscenter.org
755 Frederick St
San Francisco, California 94117

Find the Best Theater Camp in San Francisco, California

CAMPER AGES: 7-13

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily: 9am - 3pm, Aftercare available

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Run away for the day at Circus Center’s Summer Day Camps from June 4 to August 24. We offer kids ages 7-13, a safe, fun, and supportive environment to challenge themselves by exploring the circus arts. We offer four different camps: Acrobatics, Discovery, Aerial, and Flying.
Sign up today by calling 415-759-8123.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Dance, Fine Arts/Crafts, Gymnastics, Cheerleading, Weightloss, Team Sports, and more. Circus Arts.

Circus Center Summer Day Camps is a Top Theater Summer Camp located in San Francisco California offering many fun and educational Theater and other activities, including: Dance, Cheerleading, Gymnastics and more. Circus Center Summer Day Camps is a top Theater Camp for ages: 7-13.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the heart of San Francisco, just steps away from Golden Gate Park and Kezar Stadium. One block from the Willard stop on the N-Judah line, and we have a passenger drop-off/pick-up zone reserved right in front of the building.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our historic Art Deco facility houses year-round circus arts training in flying trapeze, acrobatics, aerial arts, clowning and more! We have the ONLY indoor flying trapeze rig in the city!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Your kids can do something truly different this summer!

At Circus Center, our week-long Day Camps offer a fun, safe, supportive, and challenging environment where children explore the many skills that create the circus arts!

ACROBATICS
FLYING TRAPEZE
TRAMPOLINE
ROLLA BOLLA
STILT WALKING
CLOWNING
AND MUCH, MUCH MORE

Our CPR and First Aid-certified instructors are professional circus artists who have extensive experience teaching children and adults. Your kids will build fun and unique skills, burn off all that energy, and learn valuable lessons in collaboration and self-confidence.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Sessions run every week between June 4 and August 24, 2018. Fee: $276-450/camper.

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California Theater Camps

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

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


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

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

101 Johnson Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201

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

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 13-15; 16-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

SOCAPA, School of Creative and Performing Arts is a Top Theater Summer Camp located in Brooklyn California offering many fun and educational Theater and other activities, including: Musical Theater, Dance, Video/Filmmaking/Photography and more. SOCAPA, School of Creative and Performing Arts is a top Theater Camp for ages: 13-15; 16-19.
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CAMP LOCATION: Our programs in New York City are located in Downtown Brooklyn and in Manhattan's Financial District, at either side of the Brooklyn Bridge. Our Los Angeles programs are hosted at Occidental College, located in the Eagle Rock neighborhood in Northeast Los Angeles, across Griffith Park from Studio City. SOCAPA Vermont is hosted in downtown Burlington, Vt - overlooking Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains. Campus is just a 5 minute walk from the main art, cultural, and commercial center of the city - Church Street, a pedestrian market place. Please visit our website for details about our various campuses.

CAMP FACILITIES: SOCAPA hosts its programs at NYU-Poly in Downtown Brooklyn and at Pace University in lower Manhattan, at Occidental College in Los Angeles, and at Champlain College in Burlington, VT. We have state of the art classrooms and facilities at each campus. The accommodations range from modern suite living in New York City to more traditional dorms in Los Angeles and Vermont. The dining experience at each campus offer variety and accommodates students with dietary restrictions. Please visit our site for more details about each campus.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Filmmaking: Students write, direct, and edit one film per week of attendance in our core filmmaking program. Our 3 week Advanced Program provides students more time to produce two longer projects and our Advanced Projects intensive dedicates the entire time to one project. Screenwriting, pre-production, producing, directing, camera techniques, and editing (Adobe Premiere) skills are all taught. Our Cinematography program delves into lighting, shot composition and offers hands-on experience with professional equipment. The Film Production Lab gives students the chance to be part of making a film from scratch without the pressure of doing it all - either 2 or 3 weeks are dedicated to writing, producing, and editing one film as a group.

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

Dance: HipHop and Contemporary: Technique, conditioning, choreography, costuming, and performance! Students learn and perform one piece of choreography in the two week program. They film a dance video as well as perform live at the end of the session. Three week students do two pieces - both dance videos and live performances. Advanced dancers can join for our 3 week Dance Conservatory program and focus the last week on choreographing a solo which will be shot and edited - great for auditions or applications!

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

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

Screenwriting: Hone your skills in an intensive screenwriting course over one, two, or three weeks. Work closely with other writers and benefit from regular feedback and critique from your peers and instructor as you work on the first act of a feature or the script for a short film. Students spend time analyzing what works in existing films and will come away from the program with a stronger voice and new tools to use in future projects.

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

OTHER CAMP INFO: SOCAPA appreciates each of our unique locations and works hard to take advantage of their offerings. We take trips around town almost nightly and enjoy concerts in the park, attend shows, spend time at the beach, join a street fair and much more! We also put together camp activities on campus. We hope you'll perform in the talent show, enjoy a movie with friends, and ask insightful questions at a Q&A with a guest artist.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2020 Dates

New York City, Manhattan 2020:

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

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

Session 3: 3wk: July 19 - Aug 8


New York City, Brooklyn 2020:

Session 1: 2wk: June 28 - July 11

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

Session 3: 2wk: July 19- August 1

Session 4: 1wk: August 2-August 8


Los Angeles, CA 2020:

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

Session 2: 3wk: June 28 - July 18

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

Session 4: 1wk: July 26- August 8


Burlington, VT 2020:

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

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

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

Session 4: 2wk: July 19 - Aug 1

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

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

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Theater Camps in CA
Offer Day & Overnight Options

Some California Theater 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 Theater Day Camps also offer Extended Camp Hours for Early Camper Drop-Off and Pick Up. If you need these services, you should contact the camp to confirm availability.


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URJ Camp Newman
Santa Rosa, California

Visit Our URJ Camp Newman Website
(415) 392-7080
campnewman[AT]urj.org
4088 Porter Creek Road
Santa Rosa, California 95404

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
711 Grand Avenue, Suite 280
San Rafael, CA 94901

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our URJ Camp Newman Video

CAMPER AGES: Grade 3-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

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

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

URJ Camp Newman is a Top Theater Summer Camp located in Santa Rosa California offering many fun and educational Theater and other activities, including: Soccer, Dance, Team Sports and more. URJ Camp Newman is a top Theater Camp for ages: Grade 3-12.
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CAMP LOCATION: Situated in the Santa Rosa hills, about an hour north of San Francisco, CA, Camp Newman provides the perfect setting for an unforgettable camp experience. With over 500 acres of land, great sports and arts facilities, a pool, an amphitheater, a sustainable farm and more, there are plentiful indoor and outdoor space for campers to learn, live and explore all summer. Miles away from the city glare, the star gazing is spectacular. And all campus buildings are within a few minutes’ walk of each other, creating an environment that is both safe and accessible for children of all ages.

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers live with their counselors in one of several villages grouped by age and gender. Our facilities also include multiple indoor and outdoor program spaces (including a 700-person Amphitheater), a sustainable farm, a vineyard, four outdoor plazas, athletic facilities and fields, an alpine climbing tower, a low ropes course and a 400-feet zip line, overnight space, hiking trails, multiple arts facilities - and a pool and waterslide.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: At URJ Camp Newman, we’re building a foundation for a vibrant and joyful Jewish life. Rooted in Jewish values and guided by our experienced staff, we offer fun, immersive summer sessions that give your child the opportunity to develop community, teamwork, self-esteem, and individual skill.

Activities include athletics, outdoor adventure sports, music, art, dance, leadership training, and social action. Campers celebrate their best selves, form lifelong friendships, and find a community where they belong.

There are so many amazing things to do: Conquering the Alpine Tower as a team. Seeing the final point scored in Ultimate Frisbee. Dancing together on Shabbat. Singing arm-in-arm every night before bed. Hiking to the Star that overlooks camp. Making more friends in a week than they could all year.

We believe that these transformative experiences inspire kids to bring camp home to their daily lives, applying what they learn here to better themselves, their communities and the world.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We have a phenomenal group of teens applying for spaces in these eight-week programs. Spaces fill quickly on a first come, first served basis, and require an intensive application process. Apply as early as possible! Info: 415.392.7080 or CampNewman[AT]urj.org.

Avodah
11th Grade

Avodah is a multifaceted, service-based program in which campers play an integral role in camp’s day-to-day operations. Avodahniks develop a strong work ethic and serve as Jewish role models at camp. Beyond daily activities, campers work diligently on a significant camp improvement project and march as a team in both the annual Pride Parade and AIDS Walk in San Francisco.

Counselor in Training (CIT)
12th Grade

Our highly-selective and popular CIT program trains our future staff and camp leadership, offering young adults a valuable personal and professional growth opportunity. Leadership workshops and Judaic programs are combined with practical hands-on training with children of all ages.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: A lot has been written about the incredible power of Jewish Camp. A summer at Newman is an amazing experience, one that has lifelong benefits for the child, and meaningful reverberations that positively impact families, congregations & communities. To read more about the power of camp, click here.

In difficult financial times, some families choose to forgo camp. But they shouldn’t! No one should have to miss the powerful and transformative power of camp because of the state of the economy or personal finances. Our hope is that everyone who wants to attend camp, can do so.

Thankfully, there are lots of resources available. For more info, visit: Our Camp Website Link: campnewman.org

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Fun Festival & Open House in April

Join us for a special day of fun camp activities for the whole family! You’ll visit OKY, our sustainable farm, get a tour of camp, do arts & crafts, meet our friends at PJ Library, and much more. All ages welcome – and all friends invited!

More info: Our Camp Website Link: campnewman.org

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We present events every month in communities near you!
URJ Camp Newman takes the magic of camp, translates it into a year-round experience, and brings it you!

We connect children, youth and adults to an expansive menu of fun, immersive Jewish experiences in Santa Rosa and in your community, all year long. Along with our local synagogue youth groups and NFTY, we present everything from family fun days to high school parties to middle school outings.

We offer "taste of camp" weekends for 2nd-6th graders, teen events, 8th grade events and more - all year long!

For info on our year-round events, click here: Our Camp Website Link: campnewman.org

OTHER CAMP INFO: Our camp programs are rooted in the Jewish principles of:

Tikkun Olam - bettering our world
Tikkun Middot - bettering ourselves
Gimilute Chasadim – acts of loving kindness
Betzelem Elohim - all humans are created in a divine image
Talmud Torah - love of learning for learning’s sake
Ahavat Israel - love of Israel

These timeless, universal values form the backbone of every program we plan, anchoring each event in our Jewish tradition. It’s just one way we make Judaism relevant, accessible and meaningful today.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our Camp Website Link: campnewman.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
For all job opportunities, visit Our Camp Website Link: campnewman.org

Please contact Mikey Latner, Assistant Camp Director, at mlatner[AT]urj.org with any questions.

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Teen Theater Camps in California

California Theater Camps for Teens sometimes include more advanced or immersive theater activities, and can be much more rigorous. Teen Theater Camps in CA tend to have more focus on theater 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.


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Camp Nageela West
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Office in Nevada
Office in Los Angeles

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp Nageela West Video

CAMPER AGES: 9-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

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

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: What is a typical day like?

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

Rehearsals for your Final Performance

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

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

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

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

Payment plans are available upon request.

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

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International Theater Camps in California

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

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


Camp E.L.K.
Wrightwood, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 5-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): YMCA Orange County

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

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

CAMP LOCATION: Wrightwood, CA

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

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

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial assistance is available

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

October 27th – 29th

Price: $150 per person (ages 3+)

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

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

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

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

Pricing:

$510
Required Deposit: $100
10% Sibling Discount

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

Enrollment is limited to 40 campers.

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

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California Theater Camps Offer Scholarships & Financial Aid

Some California Theater 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.


Edgemar Center of the Arts Kids and Teens Summer Camps
Santa Monica, California

Visit Our Edgemar Center of the Arts Kids and Teens Summer Camps Website
(310) 392-0815
info[AT]michelledanner.com
Edgemar Centre for the Arts
2437 Main St
Santa Monica, California 90405

CAMPER AGES: 7-12 and 13-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Weekdays, 9am-3:30pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: We are running a variety of week long summer camps from June to August.

Our Make A Movie Camp gives students the chance to write and star in their own original short film.

Our Acting and Improv Camp teach students to develop a solid acting technique and foundation. The camp includes improvisational games, on camera auditioning experience, scene study and vocal exercises.

Camps are split by age into 7-12's and 13-17's.

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

Edgemar Center of the Arts Kids and Teens Summer Camps is a Top Theater Summer Camp located in Santa Monica California offering many fun and educational Theater and other activities, including: Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Dance, Fine Arts/Crafts and more. Edgemar Center of the Arts Kids and Teens Summer Camps is a top Theater Camp for ages: 7-12 and 13-17.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located just two blocks from the beach and a mile from Santa Monica Pier on Main St. A plethora of shops and restaurants are within easy walking distance. Check out our website for pictures!

CAMP FACILITIES: We have two theatres/acting spaces plus a gallery and outside patio area.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: With 30 years experience supporting both A-List and up and coming actors to fulfill their maximum potential, film director and international acting coach Michelle Danner has distilled the best ideas and practices of the major acting techniques, utilizing the strengths of each. But every actor is unique, so you will learn to form a toolbox of your own, your very own “Golden Box”. Through studying Michelle Danner’s acting technique you will accumulate a comprehensive set of “acting tools” to use when approaching a role or a scene, whether it be for film, television, or theater.

Michelle Danner is an international film director & acting coach. Her student list include James Franco, Seth MacFarlane, Salma Hayek, Henry Cavill, Zooey Deschanel, Gerard Butler, Chris Rock, Chris Martin, Penelope Cruz, Michael Pena, Michelle Rodriguez, Kate Del Castillo and many others.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: The Michelle Danner Acting Studio runs kids and teen classes throughout the year. Please contact us for further information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Below is a list of camps dates that are still open:
JUNE 12TH – JUNE 16TH
JUNE 19TH – JUNE 23RD
JUNE 26TH – JUNE 30TH
JULY 10TH – JULY 14TH
JULY 31ST – AUGUST 4TH
AUGUST 7TH – AUGUST 11TH
AUGUST 14TH – AUGUST 18TH

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Go Girls! Camp
5 Bay Area Locations, CA

Visit Our Go Girls! Camp Website
510.550.5340
julie[AT]glitterandrazz.com
5 Bay Area Locations, CA

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CAMPER AGES: 6-9, 10 and 11, or 12-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: This summer, Go Girls! will learn to #BeAmazing by journeying across Earth, Water, Sky, and Space to make a difference and learn just how much they matter! Through theater, music, and arts education, girls will work together to make and perform their own plays that we believe will change the world.

Each session of Go Girls! Camp and Go Girls!/Reel Stories is 2 weeks long and runs June 20-August 19.

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

Go Girls! Camp is a Top Theater Summer Camp located in 5 Bay Area Locations California offering many fun and educational Theater and other activities, including: Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Musical Theater and more. Go Girls! Camp is a top Theater Camp for ages: 6-9, 10 and 11, or 12-15.
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CAMP LOCATION: This season, Go Girls! Camp will be held in 5 locations around the Bay Area! Join us at one of our camps in Berkeley, Oakland, Palo Alto, or San Francisco!

Check out our website for information on all of our locations, dates, and session options! Our Camp Website Link: gogirlscamp.com

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Do you want to lead younger Go Girls! in the Compassion Revolution? Check out or Go Girls! Leadership Team here: Our Camp Website Link: gogirlscamp.com

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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

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 Our Camp Website Link: ctcinc.org for more information.

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Skylake Yosemite Camp
Wishon, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 7-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Theater Camp: Perfecting Your Audition
Escondido, California

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(800) 988-4253
340 N Escondido Blvd
Escondido, California 92025

CAMPER AGES: 13-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. July 7-11, 2014, 1pm-5pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Location: The California Center for the Arts, Escondido
Address: 340 N Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA 92025

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Title: Theater Camp: Perfecting Your Audition
Event Info: Spend the week exploring and building your audition techniques. Learn how to choose a monologue and fine tune it; audition dress and impression; knowing yourself and characters you fit; cold reading and scene study for callbacks. This camp will culminate in a mock audition process with feedback from working actors and directors!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Date: July 7-11, 2014
Time: 1pm-5pm
Tickets: $95-125

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Funky Divas & Dudes Popstar Camp
Santa Monica, California

Visit Our Funky Divas & Dudes Popstar Camp Website
310-838-8387
info[AT]funkydivasanddudes.com
Santa Monica, California 90405

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1302 Ocean Park Blvd. #E
Santa Monica, CA 90405

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 4- 10

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Mon.- Fri, 9am - 3pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Rock out this summer with the Funky Divas & Dudes! Campers will engage in unique specialized activities that encourage self-confidence, social skills, physical health and using their imagination. Dress up in Popstar clothes and make Rockin’ Music Videos! Other activities include: Dance Classes, Fairytale Theatre, TV Commercials, Acting, Games, Face Painting, Arts & Crafts, Theme Days, Beach Play (Santa Monica camp) and More! All campers receive a camp t-shirt and rockin’ video of the weeks performances!

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

Funky Divas & Dudes Popstar Camp is a Top Theater Summer Camp located in Santa Monica California offering many fun and educational Theater and other activities, including: Dance, Fine Arts/Crafts, Musical Theater and more. Funky Divas & Dudes Popstar Camp is a top Theater Camp for ages: 4- 10.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located at Joslyn Park Auditorium in Santa Monica, CA. Other camp locations include: Iverbe Dance Camp (Culver City & Pacific Palisades), Summer at Village School (Pacific Palisades), The Summer Institute at CEE (West Hollywood), and City of Santa Monica. Enrollments for these other camps are not done through FD&D. See website for dates & locations.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp is held in the Auditorium with access to an outdoor playground.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Great for Girls & Boys ages 4-10 years old. Camp is located in Santa Monica, or have your own private camp in your yard! Check out our other camps in you neighborhood too! Iverbe Dance Camp (Culver City & Palisades), Summer at Village School (Palisades), Summer Institute at CEE (West Hollywood), and City of Santa Monica.

Have your next rockin' birthday party with the Funky Divas & Dudes too!

Watch our camp video at Our Camp Website Link: youtu.be.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT programs available for ages 10+ at a discounted rate, or for school credit (based on age). Must show good leadership skills and great attitude. Must be interviewed and approved.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Be the STAR of your next party! Parties for ALL AGES! Funky Divas & Dudes have created a magical world where children can let their personalities shine! Choose your party theme: Popstar, Princess, Frozen Princess, Fashion Show, Breakdance, Music Video, Pajama & More! Our parties include: Glitter Make-up, Cheek Art, Hair Color, personalized Dance Routine, Games, Prizes & Giveaways for all to keep. You provide the venue and food, and let us do the rest!

Spring Break & Winter Camps available.

We also offer After-school Enrichment Dance Classes and private Dance instruction, taught by industry professionals!

OTHER CAMP INFO: Funky Divas & Dudes have been ROCKIN Los Angeles since 2002! We have a high counselor to camper ratio, giving the campers the benefit of individual attention. Highly trained camp counselors & skilled professional dancers on site daily. Healthy meal plans will be available. We offer sibling discounts. Inquire about Early Bird discount when you enroll online before May 20!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Joslyn Park Auditorium
633 Kensington Rd. Santa Monica, CA 90405
July 17- August 11 (4, one-week sessions)
Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm
Weekly Rate: $385

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

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(866) 597-6617
LisaAndScott[AT]HighSierraCamp.com
38782 State Highway 49
Sattley, CA 96124

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MOST RECENT UPDATE:
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CAMPER AGES: 8 to 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Overnight

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership Program.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp.

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

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

Our Camp Website Link: www.highsierracamp.com

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Camp Haverim
Carpinteria, CA

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

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

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
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 & Encourage Learning & Growth. Among Those Activities Are Art, Music, Journalism, Drama, Maccabia Games, Swimming & A Full Array Of Sports, Including Play Time In

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

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

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

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership program.

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

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

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Fox Mountain Adventures
Santa Ysabel, California

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

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 10-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Education Through Music: Family Arts Day Camp
Escondido, California

Visit Our Education Through Music: Family Arts Day Camp Website
340 N Escondido Blvd
Escondido, California 92025

CAMPER AGES: 6 years and older

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Mon-Thurs 9:00am-2:00pm, Friday 9:00am – 11:30am

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Our motto is, “This is not school…this is camp!!!” Prepare for a fun, artful, educational, aesthetically pleasing, multi-aged experience as we immerse ourselves in beautiful music, amazing art, wonderful storytelling and an abundance of play!

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Dates: June 29, 2015 – July 3, 2015
Times: Mon-Thurs 9:00am-2:00pm, Friday 9:00am – 11:30am
Ages: 6 years and older
Price: $100 – $240

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The Acting Academy
Escondido, California

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340 N Escondido Blvd
Escondido, California 92025

CAMPER AGES: 12 to 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Mon-Fri 10:00am-2:00pm, Showcase Friday the 17th at 7:00pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Learn to create characters by using masks, movement, and more. This intensive two week-long adventure will expand your theatrical skills through guidance from highly-qualified, professional instructors. Students will explore and discover both the characters and the story of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”.

Explore stage conflict and combat in a fight scene from classical theater. Create a character and then construct a mask to use while exploring intention and focus in a group scene. Student ratios are purposefully kept low so that each young actor can receive individual attention to apply to their theater experience and beyond.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, and more.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Price: $295 Members, $325 non-members

More information at Our Camp Website Link: artcenter.org

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Acting Academy For Kids
Irvine, CA

Visit Our Acting Academy For Kids Website
949-427-0072
actingacademy4kids[AT]gmail.com
3 Area Locations
17620 Fitch Ave
Irvine, CA 92614

CAMPER AGES: 4 - 13

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Monday through Friday 9am-2pm with before & after care

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Combine acting, singing and dancing in a musical theatre production with a performance for family and friends on Friday. Fun themes every week include: The Greatest Showman, Harry Potter, The Descendants, Moana, Zootopia...

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

CAMP LOCATION: Three locations:
OC Music & Dance in Irvine, CA
Cabrillo Playhouse in San Clemente, CA
Community Roots Academy, Laguna Niguel, CA

CAMP FACILITIES: All our locations have a theatre or stage. Our Friday productions run with full lights, costumes, sound and projections.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camps runs weekly throughout the summer in 3 different locations. Sign up for one week or multiple weeks (Multi-camp discounts) Camp runs 9am - 2pm with before and after care available.

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Refer to our website for our full schedule and description of weekly themes and fee 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
info[AT]usperformingarts.com
Locations throughout the US
Amherst College
Amherst, Massachusetts

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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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.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: US Performing Arts Camps is considered the premier top tier summer program for training young people in the arts.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, Dance, Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Academics, and more. Voice Acting, Directing, College Audition Preparation, High-definition (4K HD) Filmmaker's Workshop For Advanced Students, & Costume Design.

CAMP LOCATION: We have locations all across the United States please see our website for a list of our 2016 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, Directing, Film-making (including 4K 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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Best Los Angeles Acting Summer Camps For Children And Teens
Santa Monica, California

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310-392-0815
310-392-3666

edgemar1[AT]gmail.com
info[AT]edgemar.org
2437 Main Street
Santa Monica, California 90405

CAMPER AGES: 7-12 & 13-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Monday thru Friday 9am-3:30pm.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: This Los Angeles Acting School’s philosophy is that artists can draw upon all different acting techniques and form a toolbox of their own, their very own Golden Box. Our actors develop a comprehensive set of “acting tools” when approaching a role or a scene whether it be for film, television or theater.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Santa Monica, CA, on the middle of Main Street, between Ocean and Pico. Our school lies next to the beach and is on an attractive location for locals and tourists.

CAMP FACILITIES: A great 2 complex theater space, with comfortable seating and room for a lot of movement.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our teachers are highly qualified in their field.

We have educated and graduate acting teachers from Acting Schools such as Julliard and Yale.

All of our staff consists of professionals film and production creatives from the industry.

Michelle Danner’s Los Angeles acting school specializes in the Meisner Technique, Lee Strasberg’s Method, Stella Adler, Stanislavski’s System, and the Chekhov technique.

Michelle Danner is the founder and artistic director of The Edgemar Center for the Arts and is a renowned actor, director, and award-winning acting coach.

As an acting coach, Michelle has worked with A List talent privately and on set, including Salma Hayek, James Franco, Gerard Butler, Chris Rock, Seth MacFarlane, Penelope Cruz, Michael Pena, Isla Fisher, Common, and Zooey Deschanel.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We offer Acting|Improvisation|Auditioning for Film|Musical theater classes & Summer Film|Acting|Musical theater Camps that stimulate and encourage students of all ages and experience levels.

Whether the student is interested in a career as a professional actor, or just expanding his/her imagination, our acting classes will give students a safe and comfortable space to be creative and think outside of the box.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Weekly Summer Camp Sessions Starting June 12th - August 25nd
Monday thru Friday 9am-3:30pm.
Tuition: $535

Singing Camp for Children & Teens
Do you love to act, sing and dance? This high energy singing Summer Camp will incorporate acting, singing, and dancing. We will create our own mini version of a musical.
Tuition: $535
*Only the week of July 17th and July 31 is currently open for the singing camp.
If you would like to be placed on a wait list please let us know.
Please call 310-392-0815 to place a deposit or if you have any questions.


Make A Movie Camp
A different film is made each week.
Students will write and star in their own original short film.
We will guide them as they take their thoughts and ideas to the page, and from the page to the screen. This is a one-of-a-kind experience, and we are thrilled to be able to to see what ideas our students come up with and help make it a reality on screen!
Monday thru Friday 9am-3:30pm
Tuition is $780
Please call 310-392-0815 to place a deposit or if you have any questions.


Acting and Improv Camp
Develop a solid acting technique and foundation.
IMPROV WORKOUT: Fun improvisational games & exercises.
AUDITIONING FOR FILM AND TELEVISION ON CAMERA: Practice auditioning techniques & get on camera experience.
SCENE STUDY: The best way to learn is though hands on experience with direction. Work on scenes & monologues
VOICE INTENSIVE: Vocal and speech exercises.
Monday thru Friday 9am-3:30pm
Tuition is $535
Please call 310-392-0815 to place a deposit or if you have any questions.


Below is a list of camps dates that are still open.
JUNE 12TH – JUNE 16TH
JUNE 19TH – JUNE 23RD
JUNE 26TH – JUNE 30TH
JULY 10TH – JULY 14TH
JULY 31ST – AUGUST 4TH
AUGUST 7TH – AUGUST 11TH
AUGUST 14TH – AUGUST 18TH
AUGUST 21ST – AUGUST 25TH

For more information about kids summer camps please email us at:
info[AT]michelledanner.com
or call (310) 392-0815

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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

CAMPER AGES: 1 - 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:
Theater, Musical Theater, Dance, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, and more. Our Camps Are Designed To Share The Love Of Dance & Body Movement To Children Ages 1 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 37 years of educating dancers in Milpitas and surrounding communities.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Dance Campers = Students 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.

Pincess Fairy Camp = 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.

Ballet Level 1 = This 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 Ballet Intensives = Class size is limited. First come basis. Based on your current level of class.

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.

Tap and Ballet Combo Level 1 - This fun and exciting class teaches the fundamentals of both Tap and Ballet. This class is specifically designed for young dancers, and will include basic dance steps and routines. The class is structured to allow young dancers to explore and appreciate the world of dance.

Talented Tots - This is a creative movement and fun class for toddlers and parents. Children will learn basic dance skills such as skipping, marching and galloping. Class includes singing and dancing. Everyone will have the opportunity for organized play and motor skill development using hula hoops, scarves, beanbags, tunnels, balls, parachutes and much more. This twice a week session greatly enhances the learning experience and serves as a good introduction to the preschool environment. Ages 1-3 -- must be walking

Tiny Stars - This fun and exciting class teaches the fundamentals of both Tap and Ballet along with song and movement. This class is specifically designed for young dancers, and will include basic dance steps and routines. The class is structured to allow young dancers to explore and appreciate the world of dance. Parents may participate however, dancers are encourage to dance on their own. Proper dance attire (Tap and ballet shoes) are encouraged. This twice a week session greatly enhances the learning experience and serves as a good introduction to the preschool environment. A special performance will be held at the end of each session.

To register for any of our Exciting JPA Summer Classes head to our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.jpadance.com.

If you are new to JPA, register as a new student and leave us a message in the comment section about which class/classes you want to register for.

If you are a current JPA student just send us an email about which class/classes you want to register for and we will take it from there.

When the registration process is complete you will be emailed a confirmation!"
Jensen School for the Performing Arts 1491 No. Milpitas Blvd. Milpitas 408 262-0770

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Summer Institute for the Gifted
California Location(s)

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

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 5-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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TheatreWorks Playmakers Summer Camp
Palo Alto, CA

Visit Our TheatreWorks Playmakers Summer Camp Website
650-463-7146
learn[AT]theatreworks.org
El Carmelo Elementary School
3024 Bryant Street
Palo Alto, CA 94306

CAMPER AGES: 5 - 12

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: When your regular school is out for summer, PlayMakers is in session! Our professional Teaching Artists are experienced and professionally trained performers and teachers who are eager to share their theatrical expertise. At the end of the session the entire camp gathers together to show off their freshly acquired skills, giving students time to relish in their new mastery of improvisation, the latest dance step, a scene they have just written, or the character they have created.

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

TheatreWorks Playmakers Summer Camp is a Top Theater Summer Camp located in Palo Alto California offering many fun and educational Theater and other activities, including: Theater, Dance, Musical Theater and more. TheatreWorks Playmakers Summer Camp is a top Theater Camp for ages: 5 - 12.
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CAMP LOCATION: In 2015, PlayMakers Summer Camp will be at El Carmelo Elementary School in Palo Alto, CA. This school is about a block or two away from Alma Street.

CAMP FACILITIES: 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, PlayMakers is in session! Our teaching artists are professionally-trained performers and instructors who are eager to share their specialties in acting, playwriting, music, and stagecraft. At the end of each session the entire camp gathers to showcase their freshly-acquired skills to family and friends. Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.theatreworks.org for more information.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: For financial aid, please email learn[AT]theatreworks.org to receive the application form.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: In addition to PlayMakers Summer Camps, we also have Characters at Play Spring Break Camps from April 4 - 8, 2016 at Nixon Elementary in Palo Alto Oak Knoll School in Menlo Park. For more information, please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.theatreworks.org.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.theatreworks.org for more information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
There are six sessions of PlayMakers Summer Camp in 2016. Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm Extended care 8-9am & 3-6pm is available.

Four sessions will take place at El Carmelo Elementary in Palo Alto and are for grades K - 6.
Session A: June 6-17
Session B: June 20-July 1
Session C1: July 11-22
Session D1: July 25-August 5

Two sessions will take place at Oak Knoll School in Menlo Park and are for grades K - 6.
Session C2: July 11-22
Session D2: July 25-August 5

Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.theatreworks.org for more information.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are currently looking for counselors and teaching artists for our Summer Camp.  To submit your resume, or for more information, please email learn[AT]theatreworks.org.

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Phoenix Ranch Summer Camp
Simi Valley, California

Visit Our Phoenix Ranch Summer Camp Website
(805) 526-0136
info[AT]phoenixranch.org
1845 Oak Road
Simi Valley, California 93063

CAMPER AGES: 5-14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Phoenix Ranch Summer Camp is an ACA accredited summer camp offering dynamic programming based on theme weeks. Our areas include Nature, Arts & Crafts, Drama, Sports, Go Karts, Archery, and Aquatics. We also offer specialty workshops designed towards our campers interests! Check out our website or on Facebook!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, Dance, Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Fine Arts/Crafts, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball, Martial Arts, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Travel, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the Ventura County community of Simi Valley, just west of the San Fernando Valley.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our camp site includes a sports court, sports field, pool, playground equipment, classrooms, shaded assembly area, covered lunch areas, restrooms, and plenty of trees and shade.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: With over 30 years of experience, the Phoenix Ranch prides itself in presenting an outstanding summer camp program that reflects our commitment to excellent supervision and quality programming.

We are accredited by the American Camp Association, a national accrediting agency that supports high quality standards for site, supervision, and programming. Our campus is very safe with a trained security guard on campus at all times, and CCTV monitoring. The Phoenix Ranch Staff (18 years of age or older) will undergo over 30 hours of pre-camp and in-service training. All staff has additionally been background checked and fingerprinted and trained in basic first aid.

Our philosophy is camp should be a place where children will not just learn new skills, but make friends, grow in confidence, try new things, enjoy playing in the outdoors, and just have FUN!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our program runs early June through late August. Please visit our website for registration information or call to schedule a tour!

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WorldStrides Summer Programs
California Location(s)

Visit Our WorldStrides Summer Programs Website
434.284.9224, 1.885.812.8219
danielled[AT]worldstrides.org
info[AT]worldstridessummer.com
218 West Water Street
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902

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

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, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Fine Arts/Crafts, 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 & Leadership, Digital Media, Business Of Sports.

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

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: WorldStrides is 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.

WorldStrides Summer programs 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, cultural, and science immersion, and university-based programs, we challenge students to gain new perspectives and expand their knowledge.

Join us, think more. WorldStrides Summer 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 Our Camp Website Link: www.worldstridessummer.com.

WorldStrides is a fully accredited travel study program. We maintain both school accreditation, which verifies the high academic quality of our 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.

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 WorldStrides Summer 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 WorldStrides Summer 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 Our Camp Website Link: www.sytayouthfoundation.org for more information on how to apply. Contact the WorldStrides Summer Team for fundraising activities and tips. Contact a WSS team member for a fundraising information sheet.

OTHER CAMP INFO: WorldStrides Summer 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 WorldStrides Summer programs as you promote a well-rounded and qualified you!

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

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San Francisco Conservatory of Music
San Francisco, California

Visit Our San Francisco Conservatory of Music Website
415-503-6254
lreynolds[AT]sfcm.edu
50 Oak Street
San Francisco, California 94102

CAMPER AGES: 10-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: San Francisco Conservatory of Music offers two summer music camp sessions: Gilbert and Sullivan Scenes and Composition Workshop. Admission to either session is by audition or interview, usually in April.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Musical Theater, Music/Band, and more. Gilbert & Sullivan Scenes
Music Composition

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: Gilbert & Sullivan Scenes offered in collaboration with Lamplighters Music Theatre. Each summer talented young performers are cast in select scenes. Under the guidance of artistic staff in a positive, supportive environment, student prepare and present a fully staged and costumed performance.

In the Composition Workshop, young artists study and write composition for small forces through the lens of the 21st century through daily classes in harmony, orchestration and compositional techniques. Guest artists perform students' works in recital.

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Gilbert & Sullivan Scenes: June 17 - 29, 2019.
Composition Workshop: June 24 - July 19, 2019.
Complete details and application available online at Our Camp Website Link: www.sfcm.edu.

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Shane Weight Loss & Fitness Camps
California Location(s)

Visit Our Shane Weight Loss & Fitness Camps Website
914-271-4141
office[AT]campshane.com
302 Harris Road
Ferndale, New York 12734

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 7-25

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Residential.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

OTHER CAMP INFO: Other Camp Locations:

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2017 Session Dates

Arizona - 2 Week Session Dates

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

California - 2 Week Session Dates

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

Georgia - 2 Week Session Dates

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

New York

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

Texas - 2 Week Session Dates

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

Wisconsin - 2 Week Session Dates

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

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

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Relativity Camps: Film Production and Performing Arts
Los Angeles, California

Visit Our Relativity Camps: Film Production and Performing Arts Website
800.985.9071
srobinson[AT]relativityworkshops.org
info[AT]relativityworkshops.org
450 S Bixel St
F 10
Los Angeles, California 90017

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CAMPER AGES: 13-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Camp M-F 9am-5:00pm, Weekend activities in the city

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: RELATIVITY CAMPS are the first of their kind, to be created with a NEXT-GENERATION MOVIE STUDIO. Study Film Production, Acting, Commercial Dance and Musical Theatre in camps backed by a HOLLYWOOD STUDIO, taught by INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS and operated from an ACTIVE STUDIO LOT. We offer camps for students 13-17 and intensives for adults 18+.

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

CAMP LOCATION: Our campus is located in Los Angeles. Residing on a working studio lot, our Los Angeles campus celebrates the Hollywood experience.

CAMP FACILITIES: Located on an active studio lot, we offer our students state of the art facilities for training and production.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: RELATIVITY CAMPS are the first programs of their kind created with a NEXT-GENERATION MOVIE STUDIO. Relativity films include: The Best of Me, Earth to Echo, Limitless, The Social Network, Immortals, Mirror Mirror and Hector and the Search for Happiness—to name a few.

Study Film Production, Acting, Commercial Dance and Musical Theatre in workshops backed by a HOLLYWOOD STUDIO, taught by INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS and operated from an ACTIVE STUDIO LOT. At Relativity, we empower cross-disciplinary collaboration, champion entrepreneurship, ignite creativity and promote groundbreaking content. It is an educational experience unlike any other.

We offer camps for students 13-17 and intensives for adults 18+. Our campus is located in Los Angeles. Residing on a working studio lot, our Los Angeles campus celebrates the Hollywood experience.

Please contact our Admissions Team at 800.985.9071 with any questions you may have, for application information, or to schedule a campus tour.

We hope you will join us for the summer of a lifetime and look forward to meeting you!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
TEEN: 13-17, 3 Weeks, $3795, Optional housing $2175
Session 1- July 3-21
Acting, Film Production and Musical Theatre
Session 2- July 24- August 11
Acting, Film Production and Dance on Film

ADULT: 18+, 2 Weeks, $2495, Optional housing $1450
Session 1- June 5-16
Acting, Directing, Producing, Screen Writing, Editing, Scoring for Film, Cinematography
Session 2- June 19-30
Acting, Film Production, Musical Theatre and Dance on Film

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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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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: Our Camp Website Link: www.smartsunlimited.com

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: Our Camp Website Link: www.smartsunlimited.com

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: Our Camp Website Link: www.smartsunlimited.com

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Mariposa Day Camp
Altadena, California

Visit Our Mariposa Day Camp Website
626-677-2303
bcolomb[AT]girlscoutsla.org
615 E. Mariposa St
Altadena, California 91001

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
101 E. Wheeler Ave.
Arcadia, Ca 91006

CAMPER AGES: Grades K-6

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily 9am - 4pm, before and after camp care available

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Girl Scouts

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Mariposa is an oasis from urban life, nestled in the foothills of Altadena. Camp activities include arts & crafts, singing songs, team building, low ropes elements, a gaga court, a kids’ kitchen, and water play for those warm days. We are a Girl Scout camp, so Girl Scout badges will be earned through the summer, but no Girl Scout experience is required. Camp begins June 15th, 2015 and runs until August 14th, 2015. A new session starts every Monday!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: We provide a warm, engaging environment that appreciates what each camper brings to the camp experience. Contact us to ask about your camper's specific needs!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Dance, Fine Arts/Crafts, Team Sports, Science, Technology, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Gaga Court, Low Ropes Elements, Kids Kitchen Each Week, Each Week Will Have A Different Theme!! Each Theme Covers A Different Cool Interest Including Performing, Writing, Video Game Technology, Outdoor Cooking & Much More!

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Altadena, California right off the 210 freeway. Thirteen miles from downtown Los Angeles.

CAMP FACILITIES: Mariposa Day Camp, located in Altadena, offers themed weeks with several different emphases for girls to choose from. Girls participate in new and traditional Girl Scouts activities while making new friends, developing self-esteem and making lasting memories. Introducing new and exciting activities this summer such as a brand new gaga court, low ropes and team building activities plus kids kitchen which gives each girl the opportunity to prepare a fun and different snack each week. The themes for each week provide additional activities and enjoyment for the campers. All day camps include daily snacks, a camp souvenir, any badges earned, and a 4X6 camp group photo. Camp hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We also have before and after care beginning at 7:00am and ending at 6:00pm. All sessions serve grade K-6. For more information please contact Brianna Colomb at bcolomb[AT]girlscoutsla.org.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Creativity, Inc.
June 15¬¬–19
Grades K–6 $160
Let your creativity shine! Explore all the ways you can express yourself through art. We will be learning about painting, tie dying, drawing, and more. Campers will work with a visiting artist on their masterpieces. On Friday the Camp Mariposa Gallery will be open for parents to see their child’s artwork. Brownies will earn their Painter badge, Juniors will earn their Drawing badge, and Cadettes will complete steps 3, 4, and 5 of their Book Artist badge.

Fashion Forward
June 22–26
Grades K–6 $160
It is Fashion Week at Camp Mariposa! Campers will learn the basics of fashion design, sewing, and jewelry making as they create their own haute couture. Girls will meet a fashion industry professional and show off their designs at a special Friday fashion show. Brownies will earn their Inventor badge, Juniors will earn their Product Designer badge, and Cadettes will earn steps 1, 2, 4, and 5 of their Entrepreneur badge.

Pioneer Days
June 29 – July 3
Grades K–3 $160
Grades 4–6, $175 (Thursday Evening Program)
Let’s journey back in time to when Laura Ingalls Wilder was a young girl. Campers will learn all about life on the prairie through hands on activities like making butter, sewing, and playing games from the past. Girls will also learn about their local government while we get ready to celebrate Independence Day. Friday will feature a special country fair for all campers! Brownies will earn their Celebrating Community badge, Juniors will earn their Citizen badge, and Cadettes will earn their Finding Common Ground badge. Girls entering the 4 grade and up are invited to join us for an extended day at camp that includes dinner, square dancing, and an old fashion campfire.

Literally Fun
July 6–10
Grades K–6 $160
Choose your own adventure and tell your story! We will dive into the wide world of our imaginations, exploring our favorite books, and writing our own stories. Girls will learn all about different ways to tell their story, from comic books to short stories. We will even be joined by a special guest author! Brownies will earn their My Family Story badge, Juniors will earn their Scribe badge, and Cadettes will earn their Comic Artist badge.

S.T.E.A.M Power! (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)
July 13–17
Grades K–6 $160
Making a miniature robot, launching film canister rockets, and mixing up a batch of slime are just a few of the fun things we have planned for this week of scientific discovery. STEAM will come alive as we explore all of these subjects through hands on experiments and demonstrations. Brownies will learn all about bubbles, slime, and static electricity while they also earn their Home Scientist badge. Juniors and Cadettes will design their own video games while earning the Videogame Designer patch. Full STEAM ahead!

Lions, Tigers, and Girl Scouts, Oh my!
July 20–24
Grades K–6 $160
Welcome to the Jungle! This week of camp is all about our furry, scaly, and slimy friends who call the jungle home. Campers will learn about animals and ecosystems while brushing up on the outdoor skills they need to visit our furry friends in their natural habitats. We will even have a few special visitors from the animal kingdom! Brownies will earn their Hiker badge, Juniors will earn steps 1, 2, 3, and 4 of their Camper badge, and Cadettes will earn parts 1, 2, 3, and 4 of their Trailblazer badge.

Camp Hollywood
July 27–July 31
Grades K–6 $160
Are you a born performer or is directing more your style? Join us as we explore life on the stage and screen. Girls will learn about writing a screenplay, honing their acting skills through improvisation games, and the art of movie make-up. The whole camp will show off what they have learned in a Friday performance. Brownies will earn their Dancer badge, Juniors will earn their Musician badge, and Cadettes will earn their Screenwriter badge.

Food Frenzy!
August 3–7
Grades K–3 $160
Grades 4–6 $175 (Thursday Evening Program)
Whether you’re a chef in the making or a newbie to the kitchen, join us for a week long culinary adventure. Girls will learn how to make delicious meals, satisfying snacks, and dazzling desserts. We will also be covering nutrition, international cooking, and much more! Brownies will earn their Snacks badge, Juniors will earn their Simple Meals badge, and Cadettes will earn their New Cuisines badge. Girls entering the 4 grade and up are invited to join us for an extended day at camp that includes a special outdoor cooking feast and a campfire program.

Girl Scouts Investigate!
August 10–14
Grades K–6 $160
Can you discover who stole the cookies from the cookie jar? Sharpen your detective skills as we learn about the science behind forensics on our quest to unravel the mystery of the missing cookies! Girls will learn about fingerprinting, DNA, and much more. Brownies will earn their Senses badge, Juniors will earn their Detective badge, and Cadettes will earn their Special Agent badge.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Program Aide/CIT Program is available. Please contact Molly Briggs at bcolomb[AT]girlscoutsla.org for more information.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We provide "Camperships" to qualified campers. Applications are due May 9, 2015. More information can be found on our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.girlscoutsla.org

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 15 -19 $160
June 22- 26 $160
June - July 3 $160 ($175 for grades 4-6 for a Thursday evening program)
July 6 - 10 $160
July 13 - 17 $160
July 20 - 24 $160
July 27 - July 31 $160
August 3 - 7 $160 ($175 for grades 4-6 for a Thursday evening program)
August 10 - 14 $160

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We hire a seasonal summer staff. For more information please contact Brianna Colomb at bcolomb[AT]girlscoutsla.org.

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Relativity Workshops
California Location(s)

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Maui, Hawaii

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 13-17

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, Dance, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Fine Arts/Crafts, Computers, Technology, Academics, and more. Filmmaking (Directing, Screenwriting & Producing), Performing Arts (Acting, Musical Theatre, Commercial Dance) & Electronic Music Production.

CAMP LOCATION: Two locations:

Our campus is at Los Angeles Center Studios, a 20-acre active full service studio for TV, film, and commercial production where Mad Men, Medium and Californication are currently filmed. They provide a supportive, synergistic environment for the growing independent elements of the entertainment business offering a fully enclosed campus, 24/7 security and access to professional camera ready sets.

We also offer a Maui, Hi location in paradise.

CAMP FACILITIES: Apartment style furnished housing is available within walking distance of our campus with swimming pool, laundry on site, roof top outdoor space and beautifully maintained common areas. Meal plans are also available.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: RELATIVITY WORKSHOPS are the first to be green-lit by a NEXT-GENERATION MOVIE STUDIO. Relativity's recent films include: The Family, Immortals, Mirror Mirror, Act of Valor, 21 and Over, Zombieland, The Social Network, and Safe Haven. In our workshops, our cross-disciplinary collaboration isn't the exception, it's the everyday. It's where ground-breaking ideas aren't just embraced, they're expected.

And where creating transformational content is king. Our workshops are developed by industry insiders, taught by working professionals and operated from an active HOLLYWOOD PRODUCTION STUDIO. It's where ground-breaking ideas aren't just embraced, they're expected. And where creating transformational content is king.

Imagine doing what you love right in the entertainment capital of the world. From the Hollywood Walk of Fame and iconic Chinese Theatre to the magnificent 45-foot tall Hollywood Sign serving as a beacon to artists and dreamers everywhere, Los Angeles is the place to be for film, media & the performing arts.

Our summer workshops are three weeks long and are available to teens ages 13-17 or adults over 18 years of age who want to gain real world experience by creating original digital content. All of our summer programs are built around the idea that storytelling is fun and collaborative. Our goal is to help you unleash your imagination by fostering creative innovations between our students, industry mentors and faculty.

Students form multidisciplinary teams that work together under industry mentorship to create cool, compelling and unexpected SHORT-FORM CONTENT. All students participate in our master class series on Wednesdays and Collaboration Labs on Fridays. Integrated teamwork, positive energy, a safe creative environment, state-of-the-art equipment and talent are some of our ingredients for success.

In order to apply, complete the online application and upload applicable materials. Contact our Admissions Team at 310.622.4136 to answer any questions you may have or to schedule a campus tour. Our school was founded by devoted educators and established entertainment professionals. We love to teach. We love fostering successful collaboration. And we love the art of storytelling.

We hope you will join us for the summer of a lifetime! VISIT US AT: Our Camp Website Link: www.relativityworkshops.org

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

Maui, HI
July 7 July 25

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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:
Theater, Dance, Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Fine Arts/Crafts, Gymnastics, Cheerleading, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Basketball, Football, Baseball, 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 & Crafts, Dance, Archery, Riflery & So Much More.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Project Endeavor Programs
California Location(s)

Visit Our Project Endeavor Programs Website
310-955-7659
info[AT]projectEndeavorprograms.com
Various California & Florida Locations
UCLA
Westwood, California 90095

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Los Angeles, CA
San Francisco, CA
Palo Alto, CA
Miami, FL

CAMPER AGES: 12-14, 14-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Programs for High School Students. Experience the next generation of visual and performing artists, tech savvy professionals, future leaders and enterprisers and athletes at Project Endeavor, the program that helps you to focus and develop your inner passion and creativity! Join Project Endeavor programs for our 25th summer with sessions ranging from one to six weeks on campuses in Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Palo Alto.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, Dance, Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Fine Arts/Crafts, Weightloss, Golf, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Basketball, Team Sports, Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, Adventure, Travel, and more.

CAMP FACILITIES: Rest easy, because Project Endeavor understands the importance of being comfortable in your home away from home. We provide our students with private accommodations in residence halls on UCLA and UCB’s campuses that offer the comforts you expect with the safety and security you demand. You’ll have full access to premier health and recreational facilities and meals that won’t leave you hungry for home cooking. We pride ourselves on the fact that our residential amenities, top-quality food service and fitness facilities offer our students the very best. Our goal is to consistently create an environment where you’ll be able to concentrate on getting the most out of your summer – staying relaxed, refreshed and ready to excel.

You’ll kick back in comfort, enjoying in-suite bathrooms, Internet access, weekly housekeeping, linen service and much more. These rooms definitely serve up cool California style! At the end of the day, relax in fully furnished lounges. Catch your favorite show on cable TV, play some Xbox, or watch a DVD with your new friends!

Project Endeavor has always been committed to absolute safety for every student. We maintain a ten-to-one student-to-staff ratio – one of the lowest in the industry – to ensure everyone gets the unmatched attention and unique personalized programs they deserve. Our luxury residence features a front desk staffed 24 hours a day with trained personnel for your comfort and convenience. As part of our commitment to student safety, Project Endeavor staff members live on every student-occupied floor, accompany students on all activities and excursions, and are always equipped with cellphones.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Project Endeavor offers unforgettable summer camps for high school students from around the globe. These experiences create memories that last a lifetime and teach you skills in your chosen field. Our exciting pre college programs allow you to work with the finest faculty and locations designed to meet the highest standards in each chosen field of study from visual and performing arts to high tech to leadership, entrepreneurship and athletics. Project Endeavor programs offer renowned courses that are specialized to combine the highest level of creative intensity and balance them with safety, fun and adventure for students completing grades 9 through 12. Whether you are acting in a short film in Hollywood, working with your team to design and showcase the future of the high tech world or participating in a fashion shoot in Soho, you’re sure to have the experience of a lifetime!

We felt that high school students of all ages that are beginning to get ready to move from high school to college would be so much better prepared for the future if they had the opportunity to fine tune and discover their talents and abilities by offering these very specialized and creative summer camps for high school students.

Over 25 years, we have experienced that well-designed pre college programs run by highly qualified educational and creative experts and professionals will open the minds and hone the talents of students interested in the fields of Creative and Fine Arts, Technology and Business, Leadership and Athletics while boosting the confidence and comfort of high school students on the verge of new academic and social challenges.

It is our belief that everyone returns from our summer camps for high school students with a greater understanding of the opportunities ahead and a true appreciation of their abilities and talents. Their experience prepares them to prosper as they focus on the world ahead and their exciting future and success.

OTHER CAMP INFO: The Project Endeavor Experience takes students and faculty from around the globe and works with each participant to hone their skills and talents. Each participant will be assigned a team and each team will work with a team leader to design a project or perform a routine or create a masterpiece that will be shown to members of that given field at a final banquet. The team that is elected by members of that profession will be honored at the event and will be able to meet with the judges. As a part of the Project Endeavor experience, each team will base their project and the competition on behalf of a local charitable organization. The winning team will receive a donation on its behalf from Project Endeavor to the selected organization.

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Musical Theater Academy
Escondido, California

Visit Our Musical Theater Academy Website
340 N Escondido Blvd
Escondido, California 92025

CAMPER AGES: Ages: 10 to 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Mon-Fri 10:00am-2:00pm, Showcase July 31 at 7:00pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Rock your Triple Threat (acting, dancing and singing) with this summer intensive academy designed for the true aspiring Musical Theater performer. Participants will be trained in acting/scene study, musical scene study, vocal technique, dance/movement, rehearsal technique, script analysis, and production elements.

Music and lyrics will be approached in a Classic Rock Opera (set in outer space!) from the actor’s point of view, providing a unique learning experience that culminates in a performance. Please note: parents will be required to supplement costumes.

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Price: $295 Members, $325 non-members

For more information, please visit Our Camp Website Link: artcenter.org

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Camp Gan Israel- Contra Costa
Danville, CA

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 3 - 12

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

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

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

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Swimming supervised by certified life guards.

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

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

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

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Youth Media & Tech Camp
San Diego, CA

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619-230-1938
genevieve[AT]mediaartscenter.org
2921 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92104

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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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.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: 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 in our huge state-of-the-art facility. Friday performances for camper families each week.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Fine Arts/Crafts, 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 Our Camp Website Link: digitalgym.org for more information.

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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

CAMPER AGES: 5 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, Dance, 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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Summer Dance Intensives
Daly City, CA

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

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.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Musical Theater Summer Camp - June 15-July 3. Half day and full day options available.

Storybook Ballet Camp July 6 - July 24. Each week has a different themed ballet program designed for the beginning student.

Classical Ballet Camp for the more advanced dancers, July 6 - July 24.

Professional Ballet Camp for the serious ballet dancer, Juy 13 - August 7

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

CAMP LOCATION: Westlake School for the Performing Arts. We are located 5 minutes from San Francisco.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our site has 6 studios.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We have a year round progrm for dance - our schedule can be found on our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.wspadance.com.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please see our website for full details

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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
Golden Bough Playhouse in Carmel
Monte Verde between 8th & 9th Avenues
Carmel, California 93921

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Pacific Repertory Theatre
Golden Bough Playhouse
PO Box 222035
Carmel, CA 93955

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 4 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Monday- Friday

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: In “Groovy” Production Camp is an Students will join our team to produce a musical comedy sequel to last summer’s hit musical, “Rock Around the Block!” Create musical comedy characters, work on “solo’s”, and create your own set & props! Students explore and share individual talents in a supportive group environment.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the heart of Carmel-by-the Sea on the central coast of California. Walkable from anywhere in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Pacific Repertory Theatre and SoDA call the Golden Bough Playhouse their home. Located on Monte Verde between 8th and 9th Avenues. Call for more details at (831) 622-9175.

CAMP FACILITIES: Located underneathe the main stage at the Golden Bough, SoDA rehearses and performs in the Circle Theatre as well as on stage of the Golden Bough. Both locations are in the same facility with fully equipped performance stage, theatrical lighting, and seating for up to 300 - 80 patrons.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Registration is now open for SoDA's Summer Theater Camps! Sessions begin on June 20, 2016.

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 - Begins June 20. There are feature parts for everyone, with many opportunities to share individual talents. Groovy! celebrates the hippies and flower children of the 1960’s through an adventure of friends throwing a free Music, Beads and Flowers Celebration. With the help of a popular singing group, the Lemon Bugs, a festival emerges at Crumb’s Apple Farm with colorful busses and wildly funny characters
including surfers ‘California Cowabunga’ and ‘California Ivy’, and ‘Swash Buckler’ the Security Guard.
Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm
Ages: 8 and up
SoDA Instruction:
Diane Goyette, Director; Janice Perl, Musical Director; Laura Cote, Scenic Art Director

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SING! DANCE! ACT! MUSICAL THEATRE CAMP
JULY 5 - 15 12:45 - 4PM Grades 6-12
Students who have always wanted to perform in a Broadway musical “show stopper” will see how its done! Students will learn and rehearse music and choreography for musical numbers from two hit shows, and perform in a showcase for family and friends on July 15.

2 weeks, beginning July 5th
12:45-4pm
SoDA Instruction: Janice Perl

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COMEDY IMPROVISATIONAL THEATRE:
Students will learn improvisational skills that are applicable to all areas of theatre,
including active listening, quick thinking, and making strong choices. Learning
improv skills can raise self-confidence both on and off stage. An Improv Showcase
in the same framework used by professional improv troupes will be presented on
July 29.

2 weeks, beginning July 18 - 29 10AM - 1PM Ages 12 +
10am-1pm
SoDA Instruction: Christopher Scott Sullinger

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ASHLAND FAMILY TRIP to Oregon Shakes Festival
AUG 1 - 6 All Ages
A theatrical journey for all ages! (Children under 13 must be accompanied by a parent.) Travel by train to Ashland, Oregon and see four full-scale professional productions, go white water rafting, and stay at SOU for the “college experience”.
Most meals included. Pricing TBA
• Instructor: Gracie Poletti

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial Aid is available. Please visit our website for application and details at: Our Camp Website Link: www.schoolofdramaticarts.org.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: School of Dramatic Arts offers a variety of theatrical programs for all skill levels ages 4 - 18 year round. Visit our website for more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.schoolofdramaticarts.org.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Registration is required by June 6
Forms are located on our website at: Our Camp Website Link: www.schoolofdramaticarts.org.

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American Collegiate Adventures
California Location(s)

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

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 14-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Wisconsin:
July 1 – July 14 (2 Weeks) $3995
July 1 – July 20 (3 Weeks) $4995
July 1 – July 27 (4 Weeks) $5995

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

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

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

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

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

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Acting and Improvisation Camp
Santa Monica, California

Visit Our Acting and Improvisation Camp Website
310-392-0815
310-392-3666

edgemar1[AT]gmail.com
info[AT]edgemar.org
2437 Main Street
Santa Monica, California 90405

CAMPER AGES: 7-12 & 13-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily 9am-2:30pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: IMPROV WORKOUT: Fun improvisational games & exercises.

AUDITIONING FOR FILM AND TELEVISION ON CAMERA: Practice auditioning techniques & get on camera experience.

SCENE STUDY: The best way to learn is though hands on experience with direction. Work on scenes & monologues

VOICE INTENSIVE: Vocal and speech exercises.

$50 dollar discount when you enroll with a friend.
$50 dollar discounts when enrolling for multiple weeks.
*Weekly Summer Camp Sessions Starting June 27th - August 22nd, Monday thru Friday 9am-2:30pm.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Santa Monica, on the middle of Main Street, between Ocean and Pico. Our school lies next to the beach and is an attractive location for locals and tourists.

CAMP FACILITIES: A great 2 complex theater space, with comfortable seating and room for a lot of movement.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our teachers are highly qualified in their field.

We have educated and graduate acting teachers from Acting Schools such as Julliard and Yale.

All of our staff consists of professionals film and production creatives from the industry.

This Los Angeles Acting School’s philosophy is that artists can draw upon all different acting techniques and form a toolbox of their own, their very own Golden Box. Our actors develop a comprehensive set of “acting tools” when approaching a role or a scene whether it be for film, television or theater.

Michelle Danner’s Los Angeles acting school specializes in the Meisner Technique, Lee Strasberg’s Method, Stella Adler, Stanislavski’s System, and the Chekhov technique.

Michelle Danner is the founder and artistic director of The Edgemar Center for the Arts and is a renowned actor, director, and award-winning acting coach.

As an acting coach, Michelle has worked with A List talent privately and on set, including Salma Hayek, James Franco, Gerard Butler, Chris Rock, Seth MacFarlane, Penelope Cruz, Michael Pena, Isla Fisher, Common, and Zooey Deschanel.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We offer Acting|Improvisation|Auditioning for Film|Musical theater classes & Summer Film|Acting|Musical theater Camps that stimulate and encourage students of all ages and experience levels. Whether the student is interested in a career as a professional actor, or just expanding his/her imagination, our acting classes will give students a safe and comfortable space to be creative and think outside of the box.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Weekly Summer Camp Sessions Starting June 27th - August 22nd
Monday thru Friday 9am-2:30pm.

$535

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Camp JCA Shalom
California Location(s)

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

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

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp JCA Shalom Video

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

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

TASC : California Kibbutz -
(entering 11th grades)

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

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

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

All Teen Leadership Programs:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Camp JCA Shalom is an independent non-profit organization,

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

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

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Summer Camps for Children and Teens
Santa Monica, California

Visit Our Summer Camps for Children and Teens Website
310-392-0815
actingclass[AT]michelledanner.com
2437 Main Street
Los Angeles
Santa Monica, California 90405

CAMPER AGES: Ages 4-6 years, 7-12 years & 13-17 years

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Theater games | Scene Study | Improvisation | On-Camera auditioning | Work On Voice Movement

Expand their imagination, have fun, all while working on their acting skills. Students learn from professional artists in a supportive, dynamic atmosphere that nurtures self-confidence and creative self-expression.

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

CAMP LOCATION: The theater is located on Main street in Santa Monica in Frank Ghery’s architectural landmark building.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our 7,500 sq. ft facility houses two professional stages (65-seat and 99-seat), rehearsal and classroom space, offices, and a large lobby gallery. Nestled between a cafe, salon, retail shops, and a popular wine bar, Edgemar Center for the Arts is the anchor of the Edgemar complex on Main Street in Santa Monica. The interior courtyard provides a hub of activity and a convergence of artists, businesses, residents, and visitors to this beachside destination. The complex is a stop on the tour of local gems designed by architect Frank Gehry. The Los Angeles region has a wealth of small "black box" theatres, many of them housed in older structures. Edgemar Center for the Arts theatre’s are unique in size and height and are designed for the challenges of modern stage productions. The Westside, in particular, has only a handful of theatres and Edgemar Center for the Arts stands alone as the only such center in its class.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: SUMMER FILM & ACTING CAMPS FOR CHILDREN & TEENS: 1-Week Long Camps from July to August
Monday through Friday 9:00am-3:30pm
***We only allow 10 students per session***
Children Groups: 7-12 year olds
Teen Groups: 13-17 year olds

CAMP: Acting and Improv Camp
DESCRIPTION: Develop a solid acting and improvisation technique and foundation.
TUITION: $535

CAMP: Make-a-Movie Camp
DESCRIPTION: A different film is made each week
TUITION: $780

CAMP: Acting, improv and singing Camp
DESCRIPTION: This high energy Summer Camp will incorporate acting, improvisation, singing, and dancing.
TUITION: $535

*IN ADDITION WE HAVE ADDED AN 8 WEEK SATURDAY ON CAMERA SESSION:

TO REGISTER email actingclass[AT]michelledanner.com
or call (310) 392-0815

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Acting and Improvisation
Ages 7-14

Through theatre/improv games and scene work, student’s imaginations and creativity can blossom to their full potential. Students in our Los Angeles kids acting course create characters and learn to trust their instincts, building confidence, making new friends, and developing independent thinking along the way. At the end of each eight week session students perform in a showcase.

For more info – info[AT]edgemar.org or (310) 392-0815
On Camera Audition – Kids Acting Courses
Ages 7-14
See yourself on camera and have some fun!

This course is designed for students ages 7-14 who are new to being on-camera or those who want to furtherdevelop their audition skills and confidence. This is a fun class, in which students get to work with the latest sides from film, sitcom, episodic, and commercials. Class sizes are kept small.

For more info – info[AT]edgemar.org or (310) 392-0815

Fairytales & Superheroes for Boys & Girls Acting Camp
Ages 4-6
Have you ever wanted to be a superhero or a magical princess from a fairytale?
In this class we will choose our favorite characters from well-known literature like Cinderella, Rapunzel, Batman and Spiderman. There will be drama games, music and dance, as we work together to create our very own superhero and fairytale mini play!

For more info – info[AT]edgemar.org or (310) 392-0815

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please call for sessions, dates, and fees. 310-392-0815

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Girls Leadership Summer Camps
California Location(s)

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

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

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California
Colorado
New Jersey
New York

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: A Summer Camp Like No Other

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

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

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

Cate School
1960 Cate Mesa Road Carpinteria, California 93013

Visit GirlsLeadership.org/Summer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Visit Our Camp Website Link: girlsleadership.org

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

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

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

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

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

GIRLS LEADERSHIP DAY CAMPS: Dates TBD

CALIFORNIA

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


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

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

COLORADO

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

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

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

NEW JERSEY

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

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

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

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

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

Summer Program 2018 Openings:

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

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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:
Theater, Musical Theater, Dance, 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: Our Camp Website Link: www.juniortheatre.com

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Sessions Songwriting Summer Camps
Santa Monica, California

Visit Our Sessions Songwriting Summer Camps Website
310-828-8909
info[AT]sessionssongwriting.com
3030 Nebraska Ave
Suite 301B
Santa Monica, California 90404

CAMPER AGES: 7-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Mon-Fri 10am-2pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in sunny Santa Monica, CA next to New Roads School just northwest of Olympic Blvd and Centinela.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our bright and sunny 3rd floor studio houses 2 full size pianos and a full size keyboard, as well as plenty of other instruments and a performance stage.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The seed of Sessions Songwriting and Music sprung to life in 2007 when its founder, Lauren Bruns, was discussing with a good friend and mother of two that there was a gaping hole in many of the musical programs offered in Los Angeles. Not one school was offering a songwriting component in which kids could express themselves through words and music simultaneously.

Lauren knew firsthand how songwriting benefited her life as a young adult and set out on a mission to create an easy-to-follow curriculum that inspired kids of all musical levels to create and express themselves through original lyrics and music. Our summer camps are led by real musicians who encourage kids to be creative while learning and having fun.

Sessions teachers are graduates of USC, Berklee and other performing arts programs.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Refer a friend and both of you will get our "friend discount"!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We offer private music lessons, occasional group lesson sessions and an a cappella group year-round.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
All camps are $375 plus a one-time $25 registration fee. Camps are weekly from June 22-August 14. See our website for full details.

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Hillbarn Theatre Conservatory
Foster City, California

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

CAMPER AGES: 4-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Evening performances

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Hillbarn Theatre Conservatory, is a theatre arts education program serving the needs of youth and adolescents, ages 4-18, in Foster City and the mid-peninsula area. Our summer program is an in-depth, training ground for young people who want to learn any aspect of theatre and performance while building valuable life skills, and gaining personal confidence in a professional, supportive environment.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, Dance, Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Technology, and more. Technical Theater: Sets, Props, Costumes, & 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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Idyllwild Arts Summer Programs
Idyllwild, California

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

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

CAMPER AGES: 5-adults

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

CAMP LOCATION: Nestled in a peaceful pine forest, our mountain-top campus is located at 5,377-feet on the western slopes of the San Jacinto Mountains in Southern California. The 205-acre campus is a naturally beautiful setting with clean air, alpine forests, mountains and meadows. This tranquil site, remote from urban distractions, affords students a unique learning environment.

The Idyllwild Arts campus is situated two miles from the center of the village of Idyllwild and 2.5 hours from Los Angeles and San Diego by car.

CAMP FACILITIES: The campus features large modern dormitories, residence halls, dining hall and a snack bar. Services include health center, bookstore and laundry facilities.

The numerous indoor and outdoor art studios and exhibition areas include the Parks Exhibition Center and the Eymann Sculpture Garden.

Performance halls include the new Lowman Concert Hall, IAF Theatre, Stephens Recital Hall, Holmes Amphitheatre, and the Junior Players Theatre.

The Krone Library houses resource areas, classrooms and a museum.

Dance studios, rehearsal halls, film studio and practice rooms are located across the campus.

The new Margaret Cargill Commons, located at the heart of campus between Lowman Concert Hall and the IAF Theatre, offers areas to relax, converse, and mingle.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: At Idyllwild Arts, we believe in changing lives through the transformative power of art. Our students immerse themselves completely in their chosen creative field. Our instructors are working artists and arts educators working at the highest levels. They nurture the exceptional passion and talent of our students and help channel the creative spirit. Instructors successfully work with students of all levels of ability and experience while emphasizing strong educational and personal values along with outstanding achievement.

Idyllwild Arts programs are structured to challenge students and to build confidence in their abilities. Our students leave prepared for professional arts careers as well as university achievement.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial aid is available to students with exceptional talent and financial need. Designated scholarships are also available for teachers and Native Americans.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We offer Family Week each summer, with arts courses available to family members of all ages. Families may take courses together or pursue their individual interests during the day, then come together as a family at meals and in the evening. Activities include hikes, lectures, and special courses, including a Musical Improv session presented by Laura (Whose Line is It Anyway?) and Rick Hall.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For a schedule and course offerings, visit Our Camp Website Link: idyllwildarts.org

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New York Film Academy
California Location(s)

Visit Our New York Film Academy Website
1 (212) 674-4300
summerprograms[AT]nyfa.edu
17 Battery Pl.
New York, New York 10004

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
New York, Florida and California

CAMPER AGES: 10-13 and 14-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Day, Overnight and Weekend Camps

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Offering a wide variety of programs in the visual and performing arts for teens and kids between the ages of 10 and 17, students gather from all over the world for a fun-filled summer. Students will work with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities while receiving hands-on instruction from award-winning faculty. Blending an exciting hands-on approach to teaching with a challenging project-based curriculum, the New York Film Academy creates a captivating learning environment suitable for everyone.

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

CAMP LOCATION: New York Film Academy's Summer Camps are held at the following locations across the globe: New York City, Los Angeles, South Beach Miami, Harvard University, Florence - Italy, Paris - France, and Gold Coast - Australia.

New York Film Academy Los Angeles
3300 Riverside Dr., Burbank, CA 91505
Tel: 1-888-988-NYFA, +1-818-333-3558

New York Film Academy South Beach
420 Lincoln Road, Suite 200, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Tel: +1-305-534-6009

CAMP FACILITIES: Each location offers its own unique facilities. New York City itself is the world's greatest sound stage. The Los Angeles campus enable students to film on actual backlots. Other camp facilities include: dormitories, dining hall, classrooms, sound stages, and edit labs.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: New York Film Academy offers hands-on summer camps designed for individuals of all experiences and levels. Students are immersed from day one in their chosen craft and will work closely with other passionate students. Please visit our website to request more information or apply!

OTHER CAMP INFO: Our summer camps are like no other in the world. The New York Film Academy is proud to have educated the sons and daughters of Hollywood luminaries like Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Al Pacino, Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, Jodie Foster, Kevin Kline, Pierce Brosnan, Susan Sarandon, and others. Enroll your son or daughter today!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Programs available to teens, ages 14-17, include Filmmaking, Acting for Film, 3D Animation, Game Design. Screenwriting, Photography, Musical Theatre, Broadcast Journalism, Music Video, Documentary Filmmaking, and Graphic Design, spanning from 1 to 6 weeks in length.

Programs available to kids, ages 10-13, include Filmmaking, Acting for Film, Musical Theatre, Photography, 3D Animation, and Game Design. Kids programs are offered in 1 or 2-week camps throughout the summer season. All programs are coed. Room and board is an additional fee for teen programs. Housing is not provided for kids camps. Please check our website for details on all courses, locations, dates, and tuition.

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Camping Unlimited - Camp Krem
Boulder Creek, CA

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

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CAMPER AGES: 5 - 1, 1955

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

MOST RECENT UPDATE:
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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- Our Camp Website Link: www.smartsunlimited.com

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.

Refer to our website: Our Camp Website Link: www.smartsunlimited.com

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The Playground Acting School
Los Angeles, California

Visit Our The Playground Acting School Website
(310) 286-6770
contact[AT]theplayground.com
10390 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90025

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CAMPER AGES: 6-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Playground is a young actor’s conservatory: a place where actors are immersed in the craft of Television and Film Acting. Young people of all ages look forward to coming here and taking part in our carefully developed curriculum, a curriculum that has been personally designed by Gary Spatz.

Gary Spatz, the Director of The Playground, is one of the top child acting coaches in the world and has 25 years of experience working with children in the entertainment industry.

Projects include: The Mickey Mouse Club, Suite Life, Roseanne, Everybody Loves Raymond and many more. Gary is sought after to work with young actors for film and television projects. He has worked with many of the most successful young performers in Hollywood from Britney, Christina and Justin to Dylan and Cole!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more.

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Quest Therapeutic Camps of Southern California
Los Alamitos, CA

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

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

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CAMPER AGES: 6 to 18

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Quest Camps provide:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Spring 2015 Youth Media And Tech Camps
San Diego, California

Visit Our Spring 2015 Youth Media And Tech Camps Website
Tel 619.230.1938
Fax 619.230.1937

2921 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, California 92104

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 6-13

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Discover the possibilities of filmmaking and beyond!

Explore character, composition, and sound as you create a series of hands-on video projects. This camp provides many possibilities of creative media making.

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: • Work with live-action video, stop-motion animation, interactive media and design, sound recording, digital photography, and more.
• Use software such as iStopMotion, GarageBand, and iMovie.
• Every week-long camp ends with a screening and exhibition for family and friends!

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships: Need-based scholarships are available.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
SPRING 2015 CAMP DATES:
March 30-April 3: 1st-3rd grade & 4th-7th grade
April 6-10: 1st-3rd grade & 4th-7th grade
April 13-17: 1st-3rd grade & 4th-7th grade
April 20 – 24: 1st-3rd grade & 4th-7th grade

**Note: Interesting in Summer 2015 Youth Media Camps as well? To sign up on-line please visit: Our Camp Website Link: macsd.kintera.org

COST:
$195 Members / $225 General

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Theater Camp: Introduction to Acting
Escondido, California

Visit Our Theater Camp: Introduction to Acting Website
(800) 988-4253
340 N Escondido Blvd
Escondido, California 92025

CAMPER AGES: 9-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. July 7-11, 2014, 8:30am-11:30am

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Location: The California Center for the Arts, Escondido
Address: 340 N Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA 92025

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Have you ever dreamed of being on stage? Would you like to learn how to act? If so, join us for an introduction to acting! Through improvisation and character study you will learn how to create believable characters. You’ll learn to use your voice, body, expressions and imagination to take the character off of the page and onto the stage. Then show off your new skill in a performance for your family and friends.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Phone #: (800) 988-4253
Website: Our Camp Website Link: www.artcenter.org

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Date: July 7-11, 2014
Time: 8:30am-11:30am
Tickets: $95-125

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Broadway Gymnastic School Summer Camps
Los Angeles, California

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Special Education Summer Camps Available

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

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

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

CAMP LOCATION: Our Camp Website Link: broadwaygym.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:

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

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

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Hope Musical Theatre
Palo Alto, CA

Visit Our Hope Musical Theatre Website
(650) 568-3332
sarah[AT]hopemusicaltheatre.com
Sarah[AT]HopeMusicalTheatre.com
Palo Alto High School
50 Embarcadero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94301

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO BOX 3654
Redwood City, CA 94064

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 5 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. 2 week camps - 1/2 days (9am - 12 or 1pm - 4pm) or FULL DAYS (9am - 4pm)

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: A BROADWAY EXPERIENCE! In just 2 weeks we will put on an entire show: Come put on a show in just 2 weeks! For ages Kindergarten - 8th grade. And Counselors In Training - 9th grade and up! We build sets, create costumes, make props, learn great songs from the Broadway classics, and play wonderful characters. On the last day of camp there is a performance for family and friends. �

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

Hope Musical Theatre is a Top Theater Summer Camp located in Palo Alto California offering many fun and educational Theater and other activities, including: Gymnastics, Musical Theater, Theater and more. Hope Musical Theatre is a top Theater Camp for ages: 5 - 16.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the Bay Area, on the Peninsula, in Palo Alto, California. We run our camp in the old historic Haymarket Theatre at Palo Alto High School. 40 minutes south of San Francisco.

CAMP FACILITIES: The historic Haymarket Theatre at Palo Alto High School.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: A BROADWAY EXPERIENCE with a professional staff!
In just 2 weeks we will put on an entire show: Come put on a show in just 2 weeks! We build sets, create costumes, make props, learn great songs from the Broadway classics, and play wonderful characters. On the last day of camp there is a performance for family and friends.

NEW THIS YEAR!
*BEHIND-THE-SCENES CAMP. Be a part of putting on the show: building sets, props, social media, create photo slideshows and more!
*JUNIOR CAMPERS. We are now accepting entering Kindergarten - 2nd graders for our new Junior Camp program. *(See specific dates and details on our website.)

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We offer a wonderful CIT program for 9th graders and up. Become a theatrical leader! HMT offers a fun and exciting CIT (Counselors in Training) program to get teens involved in the theatre process! Be a part of the “behind the scenes” in putting on a show! (And a chance to have a feature performance in the show as well.) Please visit our website for the application and more detailed information!

OTHER CAMP INFO: �"My daughter said it was her favorite camp of all time!�" - 2015 Parent "This summer camp puts on quite a show!�" - San Jose Mercury News Hope to see you this summer!

NEW THIS YEAR!
*BEHIND-THE-SCENES CAMP. Be a part of putting on the show: building sets, props, social media, create photo slideshows and more!
*JUNIOR CAMPERS. We are now accepting entering Kindergarten - 2nd graders for our new Junior Camp program. *(See specific dates and details on our website.)

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our summer camps begin JUNE 6 and run every 2 weeks until August 12th. We offer 1/2 day and Full day programs.

Please go to our website for all summer info at: Our Camp Website Link: www.HopeMusicalTheatre.com.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
JOIN THE EXCITEMENT OF PUTTING ON A SHOW!
A BROADWAY EXPERIENCE!

We are currently looking for HEAD COUNSELORS, COSTUME SUPERVISORS, TECH CREW and more for our upcoming 2016 Summer Camp!   We are looking for a staff that is upbeat and full of high energy!  Please contact Sarah Hope if you are interested.

Email:  Sarah[AT]HopeMusicalTheatre.com or
Call (650) 568-3332

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LVCC Musical Theatre Workshop
Long Beach, California

Visit Our LVCC Musical Theatre Workshop Website
(562) 912-5675
lvccmtw[AT]gmail.com
4515 Sunfield Ave
Long Beach, California 90808

CAMPER AGES: 3-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily Full Day Program: 9am-3pm Daily Half-Day Program: 9am-11:30am OR 12:30pm-3:00pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: LVCCMTW -"Where CREATIVITY and CHARACTER are NURTURED" - In each 5 day session campers participate in the creative aspects of Musical Theatre, preparing for a performance, while building confidence, learning teamwork and making friends.

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

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: LVCC MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP was born of a passion for helping children discover confidence and learn life skills in the process of creating Musical Theatre. We know that many valuable life skills can be developed in the process of creating ART, especially when the creation process takes place with collaboration.

LVCCMTW is a place where the individual is nurtured, cared about and supported. We believe in positivity and unique expression. We have a "zero-tolerance" policy on negativity. This camp is a place where loving, encouraging, creativity takes place and character building elements are valued and taught. We believe that we are helping to "BUILD BETTER HUMANS THROUGH MUSICAL THEATRE" by focusing on collaboration, acceptance,creativity, respect, friendship, and individual expression. We build these elements into everything we do.

During each one-week session, 120 Campers are divided, by age, into seven groups: Preschool - High School.
Each group spends the week from 9-3 each day attending sessions in ACTING, DANCE, MUSIC, STAGECRAFT and THEATRE ARTS,creating a unique, original Musical Theatre Production for performance at the Friday Night Showcase.

Each age group is joined by trained, experienced, caring counselors who accompany them throughout their day. We believe in personal attention to each camper, therefore we keep our camper to counselor ratio very small. In our preschool 1/2 day program, our ratio is 3 campers to one counselor. This ratio increases only slightly with each age group. Our maximum ratio is in the 9th-10th grade Leadership Training program, where the ratio is only 6:1. We believe that adhering strictly to this ratio allows each camper maximum support for their individual creative expression and gives our staff an opportunity to relate to every camper individually.

Our caring instructors are skilled, educated, and experienced in their craft and have a passion for helping kids discover their skills, talents and self confidence in each of the respective elements of Musical Theatre creation.

Stagecraft: Campers will make (or assist in making) their own sets, props and costumes, using age-level based artistic expression, creative and technical skills.

Dance: Campers will be taught a dance and will learn dance terms and basic dance moves. They will learn or improve their ability to be comfortable with dance and with moving their bodies.

Acting: campers will learn and rehearse their scene for the showcase. As age/ability increases, campers also participate in writing their own lines, some of the scene, or the whole scene.

Music: campers learn the song for their performance. They will focus on basic musical terms and concepts. As age/ability increases, campers participate in solo and small group singing, understanding and performing harmony and lyric writing/music composition skills.

Theatre Arts: Campers gain understanding of the concepts and ideas needed to fully comprehend their scene/character for the performance showcase. As age/ability increases, campers participate in character development, exploration of personal strengths/goals, collaborative creation process.

Preschool/Kinder students attend a 1/2 day camp where some of these classes are combined. All other campers attend full day camp.

9th/10th grade campers also attend child development class and leadership training and function as an instructor assistant for some of the day as part of our Leadership Training Certification Program.

All of our staff are highly trained in positive interaction skills and have a passion for children and for the arts.

LVCCMTW is honored to hear from many parents that their kids look forward to Musical Theatre Workshop every year as the highlight of their summer! We look forward to welcoming your family into our Musical Theatre Workshop Family!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: 9th/10th grade campers also attend child development class and leadership training and function as an instructor assistant for some of the day as part of our Leadership Training Certification Program.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We do have scholarship requests available.

Please contact us at lvccmtw[AT]gmail.com for more information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session 1: Wildest Workshop in the West
June 20-24, 2016

Session 2: Happiest Workshop on Earth
July 11-15, 2016

Session 3: To Workshop and Beyond!
August 8-12, 2016

Please refer to our website Our Camp Website Link: www.lvccmtw.com for our pricing and enrollment process.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We have C.I.T. and Counselor positions available for ages 16 and up.

Our application and details are all on our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.lvccmtw.com OR you can email us for more information at lvccmtw[AT]gmail.com.

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Castilleja Girls Day Camp
Palo Alto, California

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships are available.

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

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

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American Dance Training Camps
California Location(s)

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Stratton Mountain School
One World Cup Circle
Stratton Mountain, Vermont 05155

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California
Colorado
Illinois
New Jersey
North Carolina
Maryland
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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 14922
San Francisco, CA 
94114

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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

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

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

CAMP LOCATION: Our VT dance camp home is the Stratton Mountain School, a beautiful, fully accredited boarding academy located a quarter mile from the base of Stratton Mountain Resort.

CAMP FACILITIES: Completed in 1999, the Stratton Mountain School's state-of-the-art campus is within walking distance of Stratton's charming resort base area. SMS is accredited with the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and is also a certified member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). A brand new performing arts building was completed in 2014.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer need-based scholarships for up to 1/2 off tuition (application required).

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We offer discounted "family vacation packages" in Stratton's village for parents looking to stay at Stratton's resort while their daughter attends ADTC.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We offer hometown camps & custom choreography for school groups and dance studios.
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We also have a large digital video library of choreography, at:
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CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For dates & rates, visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.americandancetrainingcamp.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
For job inquiries, visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.americandancetrainingcamp.com.

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ICPA School of the Arts Summer Day Camp
Ontario, California

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(800) 419-5216
(909) 929-5272

104 W C St
Ontario, California 91762

CAMPER AGES: 8-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Inland Conservatory of Performing Arts Summer Dance Intensive offers an excited platform for the youth ages 7-18. We offer extensive training for two weeks and end with a wonderful showcase! Including costumes, light, and a full 500 seat theater. We then allow students in attendance to audition to be apart of the esteemed Dance Conservatory. Spaces are filling fast, or email for more information!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, Dance, 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. Camp is in session from 8-5pm. Extended camp hours require pre-registration.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camp Session Dates:
Dance Camp
June 4-15
Cost:
Early Bird Special: $215
Regular Tuition: $275

Please see our camp website for registration form.

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Summer Acting Camp
La Canada, CA

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(818) 957-1619
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4463 Oak Grove Drive
La Canada, CA 91011

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:
Theater, Musical Theater, Dance, Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Fine Arts/Crafts, 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 Our Camp Website Link: www.theatricaleducationgroup.com

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 Our Camp Website Link: www.summeractingcamp.com for more information.

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Los Gatos Youth Theatre - Theater Camps
Los Gatos, California

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Blossom Hill School
16400 Blossom Hill Road
Los Gatos, California 95030

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

CAMPER AGES: 6-13

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: 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.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, Dance, 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 school, where a full stage is used to teach and perform.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:
Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr. - June 10-21 (7-9 year olds)
Shrek the Musical Jr. - June 10-28 (10-13 year olds)
Rumpus in the Rainforest Musical - July 8-19 (6-8 year olds)
Rocky of the Rainforest Musical - July 8-19 (9-13 year olds)

Workshop Camps (7-12 year olds):
These one-week workshop camps 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 10-14 Broadway Cinema
June 17-21 Broadway Duos
June 24-28 Royal Broadway
July 8-12 The Golden Age of Broadway
July 15-19 Broadway by the Sea

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Performance Camps
Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr. - June 10-21
Shrek the Musical Jr. - June 10-28
Rumpus in the Rainforest Musical - July 8-19
Rocky of the Rainforest Musical - July 8-19
One-Week Workshop Camps - June 10- July 19

Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.lgyt.net for more information.

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Stage Door Conservatory
Berkeley, CA

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209-213-2103 (Berkeley, CA)
stagedoorconservatory[AT]yahoo.com
1953 Hopkins Street
Berkeley, CA 94707

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

CAMPER AGES: 8 - 18

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, Dance, 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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Camp del Corazon
California Location(s)

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Office: (818) 754-0312
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samantha[AT]campdelcorazon.org
11615 Hesby Street
North Hollywood, California 91601

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Howland's Landing
Catalina, CA

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

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

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

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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