NEW Challenger Sports Soccer Camps
(2-12 YRS) Challenger Sports Staff Robt. Park Synthetic Fields
A GUIDE TO ALL YOUR 2013 SUMMER CAMP FUN
CampConnection...Connecting Campsforan All-DayStay!
Poppy Ridge Staff 4280 N. Greenville Rd.
Poppy Ridge Jr. Golf Camp
(5-17 YRS) All classes held at Poppy Ridge Golf Course driving range and practice facility. Driving Here's how it works. Campers select a week-long morning camp and a week-long af- range is an all grass range with high quality range balls. Standard golf attire appreciated, ternoon camp (ELIGIBLE CAMPS IDENTIFIED BY THE COLOR SHADING) then sign up wear sunscreen, bring a hat. Using your own equipment not necessary but encouraged. for Camp Connection. In Camp Connection, LARPD staff makes sure your child eats Snag Golf (5-7 YRS) lunch and is entertained in the 2-hour timeframe between morning and afternoon Learn golf basics. Player friendly, first touch development program designed for chilcamps. LARPD does not provide lunch. Campers must bring or buy lunch (onsite Deli). dren and adults. Incorporates developmentally appropriate equipment for golf to be CAMP CONNECTION is only available for camps held at the Robert Livermore Com- learned and played in non-traditional venues, such as soccer fields, gyms, or on the munity Center. LARPD does not transport children off site. For information, contact beach. Builds on strong fundamentals of the different strokes and swings and deZack Silva: 925-373-5733 or email email@example.com. velops playing ability quickly and effectively. Equipment and training tools designed CAMP CONNECTION is available each week during the 9-week summer camp season. to simplify the learning process and keep students focused. All equipment provided. 4 classes. No class 7/3, 7/4. M-F 6/11-8/17 11 am-1 pm $35 per wk W 10-11 am 6/19-7/17 $99 Th 10-11 am 6/20-7/18 $99
Robert Livermore Community Center/Robert Livermore Park (5-12 YRS) LARPD Staff
Summer Youth Sports Camp (SYSC) (5-12 YRS) LARPD Sports Staff RLCC & Park
SPECIAL: BUY 3 WEEKS... GET 4TH WEEK FREE!*
Summer Youth Sports Camp (SYSC), held at the Robert Livermore Community Center, provides access to outdoor fields, the Aquatic Center, and gymnasium. Best suited for beginner to intermediate level campers. LARPD experienced staff have the ideal background and training to challenge campers of all ability levels. Teaches traditional and non-traditional sports and games to improve coordination and cardio fitness. AM (morning), PM (afternoon) or All Day sessions. AM/All Day sessions in, snack and lunch, clude swim lessons. PM session includes open swim. Bring water bathing suit, sunscreen and towel. Only non-scuff athletic shoes in the gym. No gum. Includes camp shirt. Contact: Zack Silva at 925-373-5733, firstname.lastname@example.org. Expanded hours available 7:30-8:30 am & 5:30-6pm for additional $35 per week. Drop-in available for PM camps only-$35. Call 925-373-5734 by 10am daily to reserve. No Camps 7/4, 7/5 Week 1: 6/17-6/21 Week 4: 7/8-7/12 Week 7: 7/29-8/2 Week 2: 6/24-6/28 Week 5: 7/15-7/19 Week 8: 8/5-8/9 *Week 3: 7/1-7/3 Week 6: 7/22-7/26 Week 9: 8/12-8/16 *(5–6 YRS, 7–8 YRS, 9–12 YRS) Campers grouped by age AM 8:30 am-1 pm $135 per week PM 1-5:30 pm $135 per week All Day 8:30 am-5:30 pm $215 per week Week 3, 3 day camp. 1/2 day-$83/All Day-$129 *Restrictions: All weeks must be the same, AM, PM or All Day. All weeks must be for the same child. No online purchase, phone or in-person sign up only.
(8-12 YRS) Learn fundamentals of the golf swing, chipping and pitching techniques, and principals of good putting. State-of-the-art digital video analysis incorporated into the lesson program so each student can see his/her swings and work on individual needs. W 11:15 am-12:15 pm 6/19-7/17 $99 Th 11:15 am-12:15 pm 6/20-7/18 $99
(13-17 YRS) Learn fundamentals of the golf swing, chipping and pitching techniques, and principals of good putting. State-of-the-art digital video analysis incorporated into the lesson program so each student can see his/her swings and work on individual needs. W 12:30-1:30 pm 6/19-7/17 $99 Th 12:30-1:30 pm 6/20-7/18 $99
NEW Gymnastic and More Summer Camp
(3.5-9 YRS) California Gymnastic Staff RLCC Gym Designed to introduce young children to gymnastics. Learn beginning gymnastics and tumbling skills, working on bars, low balance beams, mini-trampolines, vaulting blocks and barrels and incline mates. Campers participate in group activities including ball games, music activities, and parachute, relay and circuit races. Introduced to strength and flexibility exercises with fun and challenging games. During rest time, children explore a variety of craft projects and other hands-on activities. 4/5 classes. No class 7/4. (3–5 YRS) M-F (5.5–9 YRS) M-F (3–5.5 YRS) M-F
9:30 am-12:30 pm 1:30-4:30 pm 1:30-4:30 pm
7/1-7/5 7/1-7/5 8/19-8/23
$151 $151 $188
Springtime Trampoline and Tumble Camp (5-14 YRS) Springtime Tumbling Staff 5715 Southfront Rd. #D
Pee Wee Sports Camp (SYSC) (4-5 YRS) LARPD Staff Robt. Park/RLCC Gym
Learn trampoline and tumbling skills using five different trampolines and a super bouncy tumbling strip. Campers of all fitness levels experience success in these camps. Daily instruction on trampoline, tumbling, and double-mini trampoline, and open practice time. Instructors USA gymnastics safety/trampoline coaching certified. Waiver form at www.tumblingandtrampoline.com. Sport-type clothing, socks required. No buttons, zippers, snaps or jeans. Bring a snack. 5 days
An introduction to T-Ball, Soccer, Hockey, and Basketball. Learn the basic skills of Weeks: 6/17-6/21, 6/24-6/28, 7/15-7/19, 7/22-7/26, 7/29-8/2, 8/5-8/9, 8/12-8/16. each sport through games and practice drills, meet new friends and have fun. Each 5-day sport session meets 25 minutes per sport. All equipment is provided. Parents M-F 10 am-12:30 pm $189 per week must sign their child in and out daily. Fee includes a camp T-shirt to be worn daily. Bring a water bottle, and wear appropriate athletic shoes. Hockey is played with foam sticks. 5 classes. Weeks: 6/17-6/21, 7/15-7/19, 8/12-8/16 M-F 9-11 am $89 per week Amador Judo Camps (3-12 YRS) Amador Judo 849 Rincon Ave LARPD Cheer Camp
MARTIAL ARTS CAMPS
Kung Fu Panda 2 Camp
(8-14 YRS) LARPD Staff RLCC Be a cheerleader! LARPD Cheerleading Academy teaches campers proper techniques for motions, jumps and stunts, chants and dances. Bring water bottle and appropriate non-scuff athletic shoes. M-F 9 am-noon 7/15-7/19 $109
(3-6 YRS) All Pandas learn basic self-defense techniques, coordination, wrestling and tumbling, play a variety of games and make crafts based on the Kung Fu Panda theme. Free uniform, snack included. Show time on the last day where all Pandas perform for family and friends. M-F 10 am-Noon 7/8-7/12 $87
(4-7 YRS) Campers taught tumbling, coordination, learning how to fall safely and basic kicks and strikes Play a variety of games and make crafts. T-shirt, snack provided. All "ADVENGERS" perform for family and friends on the last day of class. M-F 10 am-Noon 8/5-8/9 $72
LARPD Youth Baseball Camp
(4-9 YRS) LARPD Staff Ernie Rodrigues, 1717 So. Livermore Ave. Trained staff teach the basic skills of baseball to the beginning player or help improve the skills a young baseball player already has through drills and games. Skills include throwing, catching, hitting, base running and the basics of playing defense. Bring a glove, athletic shoes, sunscreen, water and a snack. 5 classes. (4-6 YRS) (7-9 YRS) Weeks: 6/24-6/28, 7/15-7/19, 8/5-8/9 Weeks: 6/24-6/28, 7/15-7/19, 8/5-8/9 M-F 8:30-9:30 am $65 per week M-F 10 am-Noon $120 per week
On the Ball Sports Basketball Camp
(6-12 YRS) On the Ball Sports Staff RLCC Gym Ohlone College Men’s Basketball Head Coach John Peterson and/or members of his staff cover offensive and defensive concepts and 3-on-3 and 5-on-5 games. Participants receive a t-shirt at the end of camp. Non-scuff athletic shoes only. NO GUM. 5 classes. (6-8 YRS, 9-12 YRS) M-F 1-4 pm 6/24-6/28 $125 M-F 1-4 pm 7/22-7/26 $125
Football Training Camp
(8-14 YRS) LARPD Staff Robert Livermore Park Covers the basic terminology, rules of the game, offensive and defensive skills, conditioning, concepts including the running game, passing game, theories and design of defense. Beginning to advanced experience levels. Groups formed by age and position. No contact. No pads. Bring water bottle and rubber cleats. T-shirts included. Camp director Jim Carlson is a varsity coach at Las Lomas High School, North Coast Section. CIF Champions 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2007. 5 classes. M-F 9 am–noon 7/22-7/26 $80
Cubs Soccer (2-3 YRS) Uses songs and games to engage 2-3 year olds - maximizing participation! Helps develop balance, coordination and listening to instructions in a small group environment. Parental participation encouraged. Cleats not required, suitable footwear requested. Shin guards required. Bring water and snacks. 5 classes. M-F 9-10 am 6/24-6/28 $96
Super Heroes and Villians Camp
(4-8 YRS) Superheroes and Villains camp! Campers taught tumbling, coordination and basic kicks and strikes, play a variety of games and make crafts. T-shirt and daily snack provided. Final day of camp Super Heroes and Villains perform a skit for family and friends. M-F 10 am-Noon 6/24-6/28 $77
Mixed Martial Arts Camp
(6-10 YRS) Instructors introduce campers to various popular Martial Arts. Learn Karate which includes basic kicks/strikes, blocks/blows, focus on techniques from the Olympic Martial Art of Judo. Learn techniques from Aikido. Crafts, games, and daily snack. Meet new friends! M-F 9:30-11:30 am 8/12-8/16 $82
(6-12 YRS) Bullying, a growing concern for children, is aggressive intentional behavior that involves an imbalance of power usually repeated over time. Learn how to protect yourself in a safe, non-intimidating environment using practical and simple techniques. Gain confidence while making friends. T-shirt, crafts and snack provided. Taught by nationally ranked Black Belts. M-F 10 am-Noon 7/15-7/19 $77
Fight Like a Girl
(6-12 YRS) Girls, learn basic self-defense skills. Learn home and internet safety, how to escape from a grab, kicks, strikes and blocks, and basic ground skills, in a non-intimidating, easy-to-learn environment especially designed for girls. Taught by nationally ranked Black Belts. M-F 1-4 pm 8/5-8/9 $82
(7-12 YRS) Based on the popular TV Show "Survivor," Martial Arts Tribe Members form teams and compete daily in a variety of challenges. Learn basic self-defense techniques: tumbling, wrestling, kicks and strikes. Gain confidence, make new friends and have fun. T-shirt, crafts and snacks provided. Parents may join in the final day for the tribal award ceremony. M-F 1-4 pm 7/29-8/2 $87
(4-5 YRS) Learn and practice the fundamental skills of the game through a series of fun soccer challenges, skill-building activities and small sided games. Cleats not required, suitable footwear requested. Shin guards required. Bring water and snacks. 5 classes. M-F 10-11:30 am 6/24-6/28 $116
Half Day Soccer
(6-12 YRS) Features Challenger's new 1,000 touch curriculum: Individual foot skills, fakes, moves and turns, freestyle soccer, dribbling, passing/receiving, shooting, heading, tackling/defending and the camp World Cup! Cleats not required, suitable footwear requested. Shin guards required. Bring water and snacks. 5 classes. M-F 9 am-Noon 6/24-6/28 $159
Full Day Soccer (8-12 YRS) Advanced camp for competitive players, Full-Day camps focus on game-related techniques, tactical development and coached match play. Bring a lunch, water and snacks. Cleats not required, suitable footwear requested. Shin guards required. 5 classes. M-F 9 am-4 pm 6/24-6/28 $235
Troy Dayak Soccer Camp
Troy Dayak Staff Robertson Park Synthetic Field
Provides children of all skill levels with the opportunity to learn from highly qualified staff and licensed instructors. Beginner to advanced player can develop skills to get to the next level. Camps structured to help each player progress appropriately. Directed by Troy Dayak, former Olympian, two-time MLS Champion, US National Team, "a" Licensed, NSCAA Master Coach. Approx. 15:1 player-instructor ratio. T-shirt included. Group Breakdowns: 5-8 yrs • 9-12 yrs • 13-19 yrs M-F 10 am-1 pm 7/8-7/12 $102
Pat Tibbetts, PTR certified Dorothy Svets Tennis Complex Designed for beginner through intermediate students, lessons taught in a positive atmosphere covering: grips, strokes movement drills and more! Bring water to class. Students provide own tennis racquets. Tennis balls are provided. Wear non-marking tennis shoes. Private Lessons... Contact: Pat at email@example.com. 4 classes. M-Th Beg. 9-10:30 am 6/24-6/27 $39 M-Th AB 10:30 am-Noon 6/24-6/27 $39 M-Th Beg. 9-10:30 am 7/29-8/1 $39 M-Th AB 10:30 am-Noon 7/29-8/1 $39
Junior Team Clinic
(11-18 YRS) Calvin Thompson, USPTA Pro 1 Dorothy Svets Tennis Complex Improve match skills and overall tennis game. Focus on modern techniques and strategy; designed for tournament and high school players. Students should be able to play out points to participate in this clinic. Interclub exchanges may be arranged by instructor. Weeks: 6/24-6/27, 7/8-7/11, 7/15-7/18, 7/22-7/25, 7/29-8/1, 8/5-8/8, 8/12-8/15 M-Th 1:30-3 pm $59 per week
12& UpTennis Camp
(12-18 YRS) Calvin Thompson, USPTA Pro 1 Dorothy Svets Tennis Complex Learn game and improve skills quickly. Ideal for players that want to make a high school team or looking for a new sport. Players showing improvement may move up to Junior Team class. Weeks: 6/24-6/27, 7/8-7/11, 7/15-7/18, 7/22-7/25, 7/29-8/1, 8/5-8/8, 8/12-8/15. M-Th 3-4:30 pm $59 per week
Youth Volleyball Camp
Club VIP Staff RLCC Gym
Total immersion in the sport, high level of instruction and practice time in each skill. Fundamental skills and proper mechanics taught for attacking, passing, digging, setting, serving and blocking. For players of all levels; players grouped and coached by age and experience. Bring water, towel and enthusiasm. Non-scuff athletic shoes only. Class size limited, early registration advised. 4-day camp sessions. Participants receive a Club V.I.P. t-shirt. (8-11 YRS) (12-14 YRS) Weeks: 7/8-7/11, 7/22-7/25 Weeks: 6/24-6/27, 7/15-7/18 M-Th 5-8 pm $126 per week M-Th 5:30-8:30 pm $126 per week M-Th 8-11 am $126 (8/5-8/8) M-Th Noon-3 pm $126 (8/5-8/8)
Beach Volleyball Camp
V.I.P. Instructional Staff RLCC Sand V.B. Courts
Learn fundamentals, improve skills, or make the transition to beach volleyball. Primarily suited for Intermediate/Advanced players, instructor-player Ted Babu-Beach Impact Certified, provides a 4-day course covering beach conditioning, techniques, and strategies to play sand doubles or improve indoor game play. Designed for incoming 9th-12th graders. Bring towel, water bottle, wear comfortable attire. M-Th 9:30-11:30 am 8/5-8/8 $103
High School Volleyball Camp V.I.P. Instructional Staff RLCC Gym
Covers a skill each day, last day is a round-robin tournament. (DAY 1) Ball Control/Libero: Back row skills and fundamentals of passing, serving, and floor defense. High repetition camp develops skill improvement with game play decision-making. (DAY 2) Serving & Setting: Strong emphasis on the hands, contact, and movement skills for consistent and accurate ball delivery. Designed for server and setter positions, players spend time working with hitters and passers to learn skills and decision-making in controlled competitive scenarios. (DAY 3) Hitters: Specialized individual instruction to hitters by position (outside, right side, middle). Individual skill work includes: attacking, blocking, transition. Advanced skills and decision-making practiced in competitive situations. (DAY 4) Tournament Day: Warm-Up using all the skills learned, followed by round-robin play. Bring towel, water, comfortable attire, non-scuff athletic shoes. M-Th 4-7pm 8/5-8/8 $119 Summer Swim Adventure Camp
SCIENCE CAMPS SCIENCE BEGINNINGS Science Beginnings RLCC
Budding Biologists Camp (3.5–6 YRS) Showcases a wide spectrum of animals. Designed for children who are fascinated with animal biology. Study the life cycle and habitat of mealworms, crickets, lady bugs, hermit crabs, and blue crabs. Take home meal worms, crickets, and lady bugs. Detailed experiments worksheet provided. 5 classes. M-F 1–2 pm 8/5-8/9 $88 Budding Biologists Camp 2 (6-13 YRS) Showcases Science Beginnings' most popular experiments. Explore important scientific concepts through stimulating experiments. Take home projects and detailed worksheets. Learn Boyle's Law of air pressure with a potato Gun Launcher, make Elephant toothpaste, learn about catalysts, dive into buoyancy and density, find out the 'magic' in levitation. Explore the fizz in dry ice and Newton and his laws! $10 supply fee is required. 5 classes. M-F 9:30 am-12:30 pm 8/5-8/9 $188
Summer Extravaganza Camp
(6-13 YRS) Showcases a wide spectrum of animals. Designed for children fascinated with animal biology. Study the life cycle and habitat of mealworms, crickets, earthworms, lady bugs, hermit crabs, examine owl pellets; explore marine biology with blue crabs, squid, fish, octopus, mussels and more. Take home meal worms, crickets, earthworms, and lady bugs. Detailed experiments worksheet provided. 5 classes. M-F 9:30 am-12:30 pm 6/17-6/21 $188
Mad Science ® Summer Camps (4-11 YRS) Mad Science Staff RLCC
Future Geniuses Camp (4-6 YRS) Inspire young minds with the hands-on science program! Tailored for preschool and kindergarteners, this camp uses the scientific method to uncover the mysteries of motion and energy. Experiment with everything from color to structures, from music to space! Each day includes a related take home project to enjoy beyond class time. 5 classes. M-F 9 am-noon 6/17-6/21 $180 World Scientists Camp
(6-11 YRS) Spend time in the lab learning the tools and techniques that scientists use while conducting hands-on projects. Conduct solar experiments, explore predator and prey relationships and investigate food webs. Take a trip into the ocean to learn what an odontocete is. Discover systems in nature, even make your own paper! Learn animal adaptations and create an insect habitat. Scientists discover what Mr. Owl had on his dinner plate during the famous owl pellet dissection. 4 classes. No class 7/4.
M-F 1-4 pm 7/1-7/5 $144 $210
Secret Agent Camp
(6-11 YRS) Examine the science behind the spy tools made famous by the world's greatest spies! Reconstruct activities using scientific methods, use the science of cryptology to send and decode secret messages. See what can't be seen by the naked eye, follow in Sherlock's steps to learn what tracks can tell us! 5 classes. M-F 1-4 pm 8/5-8/9 $180
Inventor's Academy Camp
(7-11 YRS) Campers given a series of challenges they must overcome using basic materials, simple machines, tips from world famous inventors and the most important thing of all-their minds. Involves a team-based approach to solving problems. Students must consider how to build shelter, find food and water, protect themselves from the elements. 5 classes. M-F 1-4 pm 7/15-7/19 $195
Mad Machines & Robots Camp
(8-11 YRS) Like to build things or destroy them or both! Design and build structures using simple tools and their imaginations. Even construct a geodesic dome big enough for all the campers to sit inside! Then the machine madness starts . . .Discover how many different machines, simple & complex, we use in our daily lives. Design simple machines using pulleys, wedges, screws and levers, learn how catapults work...then we move on to Mad Science robots! Each camper builds robots to keep to learn robotics science. M-F 1-4 pm 8/12-8/16 $210
Fun in the Sun Camp
(5-7 YRS) LARPD Staff RLCC Join our energetic and well-trained camp leaders for theme-related activities including: arts & crafts, cooking projects, group games, swimming (Mon, Wed & Fri) and play in the gym (check in there each morning). Bring a snack, lunch, water bottle daily. M-F 8:30-1:00 pm $105 Per Week June 24-28 Holidaze July 29- Aug 2 Chill Out July 8-12 Castles & Dragons August 12-16 What’s Cooking? July 22-26 Artful Antics
Fun in the Sun Camp 2
LARPD Staff RLCC
M-F 8:30-1:00 pm $105 Per Week June 24-28 Mummys & Pyramids July 8-12 Tasty Concoctions July 22-26 Super Sleuths
July 29- Aug 2 Global Games August 12-16 Life’s a Beach
Jr Adventure Camp for Middle Schoolers
(MIDDLE SCHOOL AGE) LARPD Staff Elbow Room Monday, Tuesday and Thursday go swimming. Wednesday take an all-day field trip, Friday go on an afternoon field trip. Onsite activities include: challenge activities, group games, arts and crafts and time outside and in the gym. Camp Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Friday 11:00-4:00 pm, Wed 9:00-5:00 pm June 17-21 Paint Ball and Boomers $140 July 15-19 Raging Waters and Rockin’ Jump $140 August 5-9 Water World and Del Valle $140
CAMP CONNECTION Camps NOTE:Eligible Identified by Color Shading
Visit us online at www.larpd.dst.ca.us or call 925.373.5700 to register.
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LARPD PRESCHOOL (3-5 YRS)
Children enrolling is these camps must have turned 3 by 11/1/12, be potty trained and attended a preschool class previously. Children participate in theme-related activities, free play, water play and time on the playground. Send a change of clothes in a back pack and a small, healthy snack. New this summer:
T–Th 9AM-12PM $65 per week. LARPD Staff... Croce May 28-30 Mad Scientist June 4-6 Let’s Pretend June 18-20 Cooking June 25-27 Ooey Gooey LARPD Staff... Jane Addams May 28-30 Science for Tots June 4-6 Western Week June 18-20 Down by the Sea June 25-27 Red, White & Blue July 9-11 Fun With Food July 16-18 Animal Kingdom July 23-25 Tropical Vacation
LARPD Staff... Christensen July 9-11 Pirates July 16-18 Zoo Time July 23-25 Sloppy Art July 30-Aug 1 Teddy Bear Picnic August 6-8 Water Week
Mommy & Me Summer Session
(2-3 YRS) LARPD Staff... Jane Addams Parent and child attend their first preschool class together and introduced to the preschool schedule. Encourages your child to be creative with art projects and includes an interactive playtime. Parents enjoy being with their child as they experience circle time, music and movement, art, time to play outside on the playground and eat a healthy snack you provide in your child’s “first lunchbox”.
M 9-11am 6/3-6/24 $56
Get Ready for Kindergarten Summer Camp! (3-5 YRS) LARPD Staff... Jane Addams
During this three-week session your child has an opportunity to: follow routines, share and take turns, play with other children and practice sitting still during circle time. Excellent class to get children into the kindergarten class routine.
M-TH 9am-noon 7/29-8/15 $238
Others preschool aged camps listed under art, computers, dance, nature, traditional, science and sports camps.
Computer Detectives (4-6 YRS) Tiny Tech Club RLCC
Travel the world of Imagine Tomorrow. Discover places such as Laptop Lagoon, Email Trail, Digital Desert and more! Custom designed software automatically adjusts to your child's skill level. Laptop provided for two 30-minute lessons of typing, math, language skills, pattern recognition and problem solving. Outside time, snack time, arts, crafts and games included. Bring a healthy snack, wear play clothes. 5 classes. M-F 1-4 pm 6/17-6/21 $155 M-F 9 am-Noon 8/5-8/9 $155
NEW Ofice4Kids: All about Tablets!
(8-12 YRS) Tiny Tech Club RLCC Learn to use a tablet! Create and edit documents using Polaris Office/Kingsoft Office. Learn Cloud Computing using DROPBOX. Transfer a file from a computer to a tablet and save it as a PDF. Capture images from your tablet CAMERA and insert them into a Word document. Learn fundamentals of MS Word and cre
ate a simple web page before using the Office application. Web page uploaded to our server to view at home. Tablet and a netbook provided. 5 classes. M-F 1-4 pm 7/8-7/12 $185
TechKnowHow Camps (8-14 YRS) TechKnowHow Staff RLCC
Beg.Game Design: 2D Games
(10-14 YRS) Create interactive computer games: a 2D platform and 2D arcade game! Design or import characters, arrange levels, and create game play by assigning actions to characters and events. Add music, sound effects, cheat codes! Learn concepts and skills of game design and computer science. ake T home games to play on a Windows-PC or MAC. 5 classes. M-F 9 am-3:30 pm 7/22-7/26 $400
Extreme-tronics: Advanced Lego and Intro. to Electronics (8-11 YRS)
Work on projects that teach LEGO® design and basic electronics. Mornings: build remote-controlled LEGO® Spybot creations (race car, an AT-AT Walker, a Wall-e® robot, a sleek jet). Afternoons: learn about electricity and electronics by building working devices. Use Snap-Circuits® components-such as LEDs, transistors, integrated circuits and relays-to build a radio receiver, light and sound music player, UFO launcher! Create a take-home project. T-shirt included. 5 classes. M-F 9 am-3:30 pm 7/29-8/2 $390
NXT ® Robotics and Mobile Game Design (10-14 YRS)
Explore two fast-growing technologies–robotics and game development for mobile devices. Use LEGO®’s NXT robotics line to construct bots and vehicles programmed using icon-based software. Teams build and program a bot to complete in First LEGO League®-type missions. Create games for iPhone, iPad, Android devic es . Games s aved and available online. 5 c las s es . M-F 9 am-3:30 pm 8/5-8/9 $385
FOREIGN LANGUAGE CAMPS
Espanol Fiesta-Learning Spanish Camp (3-5 YRS) A+ Spanish Academy RLCC
Art projects, dance movement, songs (singing and playing instruments), interactive story-telling, free play. Students must be potty trained. 5 classes. M-F 9-11:50 am 7/29-8/2 $233 M-F 9-11:50 am 8/12-8/16 $233
Summer Fun Learning Spanish Camp (5-11 YRS)
YOUTH ART CAMPS
Messy Art “Summer Fun”
Young Rembrandts Drawing Camps (4-13 YRS)
(2-4 YRS) LARPD Staff Claudia Willis RLCC
Make summer-themed art! Aimed at increasing creativity, dexterity, fine motor skills, imagination and vocabulary. Use a wide range of materials. Wear ready-for-mess clothes. Price includes parent/child. 5 classes. M-F 9:45-10:30 am 6/24-6/28 $50 M-F 11-11:45 am 6/24-6/28 $50 M-F 12:15-1 pm 6/24-6/28 $50
Summer Art Studio
(5-12 YRS) LARPD Staff Claudia Willis RLCC
Explore art history and the elements of art in this mixed media art class. Create your own masterpieces using media such as: oil pastels, print making, water color, unique sculpture materials. Supplies included. 5 classes. (5-7 YRS) M-F 10:30-11:30 am 7/29-8/2 $80 (8-9 YRS) M-F 12:30-2 pm 7/29-8/2 $95 (10-12 YRS) M-F 2:30-4 pm 7/29-8/2 $95
Young Rembrandts Staff RLCC
Earle Carle Camp
Explore the world of Eric Carle as you read Eric Carle books then draw a lesson using one aspect of the book. Create wonderful drawings of creatures like a caterpillar, a ladybug, a crab and more. Come explore the land of Eric Carle with Young Rembrandts! 5 classes. M-F 9:30-11 am 6/17-6/21 $117
Pastels Art History with the MASTERS (9-14 YRS)
Explore art history by studying artists and their work. Create one large drawing in pastel chalks daily while being inspired by Edvard Munch's The Scream, Vincent Van Gogh's Harvest at Le Crau and Claude Monet's Regatta at Argenteail. Wear an old shirt/smock. 5 classes. M-F 3-5 pm 7/22-7/26 $128
Multimedia-Bits of Summer Fun
(10 YRS +) LARPD Staff Linda Beach RLCC
Bring the outside in; create drawings inspired by nature. Learn drawing skills to bring the natural world to life. Supplies included. 5 classes. M-F 11 am-12:30 pm 7/8-7/12 $95
(7-13 YRS) Exposes students to three different mediums. Learn drawing skills while completing a rollercoaster drawing using markers, practice cartooning techniques and pastel techniques with the beach in mind. Wear old shirt/smock on the last day. 3 classes.
M-W 12:30-2:30 pm 7/1-7/3 $78
(10 YRS +) LARPD Staff Linda Beach RLCC
Have fun exploring a variety of media. Artist instructor ROCK ON! (7-13 YRS) guides students to do their best to create truly satisfy- Opening act, draw stylized instruments. Then illustrate ing art. Supplies included. 5 classes. close-up rock star portraits followed by rock-inspired cartoons. Next, rocking-out musicians headline the act. M-F 1-2:30 pm 7/8-7/12 $95 The finale: draw the concert scene. 3 classes.
M-W 12:30-2:30 pm 7/1-7/3 $78
(10 YRS +) LARPD Staff Linda Beach RLCC
(4-13 YRS) Cooking with Kids Foundation RLCC Offered by the Cooking with Kids Foundation, these classes support foundation work to bring cooking classes to under-served children. Learn proper nutrition and healthy eating habits while learning to cook. Safely use various utensils, appliances and learn proper cleanup. Mention food allergies when registering. Cookbook included. Material fee included. 3 classes. (4-5 YRS)
Cooking with Kids Italian Dinner Camp Cooking Fiesta Camp
A+ Spanish Academy RLCC
Come join our "fiesta" cooking Mexican foods such as enchiladas, tacos, etc. Learn the history and receive recipes of each dish, and how to cook these typical Mexican dishes. Que delicioso! Apron required. 5 classes. M-F 1-4 pm 8/12-8/16 $292
Critters‘n Clay ™ Camp
(4.5-9 YRS) Hilary Ford RLCC Integrate science, sculpting, and children's literature! Learn interesting facts about a different animal each day, sculpt it out of clay, and wrap things up with a story about "critters du jour." Sculpting and glazing techniques taught. Materials, two firings included. 5 classes.
7/15-7/18 return 7/26 (to glaze)
Filmmaking From Story to Screen Freshi Flix Staff RLCC
Act out your own scripted adventure movie. Designed to improve reading and comprehension skills. Groups filmed by their instructor to create and edit a basic movie. Bring a flash drive on the last day for a copy of the movie. 5 classes. M-F 9 am-Noon 7/15-7/19 $192
NEW TechBuilders Mobile AppDevelopment (8-12 YRS)
Freshi FlixStaff RLCC
Learn the basics needed to create your own mobile game apps like angry birds or tower defense! Using app development software such as Game Salad, learn how to create and complete introductory applications. 5 classes. M-F 1-4 pm 7/15-7/19 $192
NEW My First Sewing Camp
(8-10 YRS) A+ Spanish Academy RLCC "Mom, I want to learn how to sew!" Sewing is not only creative but a useful skill. Learn how to safely thread a needle; draw and cut-out a pattern; and sew pieces. Different sewing techniques learned. 5 classes.
M-F 9 am-Noon 6/17-6/21 $272 (Grades 1–5) Berkeley Chess School RLCC Chess helps improve test results and critical cognitive skills and influences social behavior including selfesteem, respect for others, patience, and manners. Learn and build on these new skills immediately. More info: 510-843-0150, ww.berkeleychessschool.org. 5 classes.
M-F 9 am-Noon 8/5-8/9 $178
Let’s Make Movies! Video Production
(9-13 YRS) Barton Cox RLCC Learn moviemaking in this active, hands-on class. Create a storyboard, film a scene, edit a movie. Assemble a one-minute video; and create a music video to news show. Learn how to use a "green screen" for special effects. DVD of all projects provided. Instructor: Barton Cox -certificated teacher Video/Broadcast/Media professional. 5 classes. M-F 9 am-Noon 7/8-7/12 $248
Let’s Make Movies! Special Effects Filmmaking Barton Cox RLCC
Young Rembrandts Staff RLCC
Pencils, colored pencils, markers, Sharpies provided.
Princess Dance Camp
Jr. Princess Workshop
(5-7.5 YRS) Draw glamour-wear, fashion accessories, simple faces with crowns and hats. 3 classes. M-W 10:30 am-12:30 pm 7/1-7/3 $78
Jr. Cartoon Workshop
(5-7.5 YRS) Learn to draw animal cartoon characters with style, personality and expressions. Transform familiar objects into expressive cartoon characters. 5 classes. M-F 10:30 am-12:30 pm 7/15-7/19 $128
Jr. Zoo Workshop
(5-7.5 YRS) Learn to draw zoo animals, zoo habitats. 5 classes. M-F 10:30 am-12:30 pm 7/22-7/26 $128
Jr. Space Workshop
(5-7.5 YRS) Draw space-related illustrations: aliens, spaceships, solar system, robots. 5 classes. M-F 10:30 am-12:30 pm 8/12-8/16 $128
Dancers work on ballet and jazz technique routines to music from all their favorite princesses, Ariel, Snow White, Rapunzel, Belle and more. Dancers perform their routines at the end of camp. Make princess crafts, enjoy provided snacks. Princesses can wear their favorite princess dresses. Performance: Fri., 8/16, 10:45 am M-F 9-11 am 8/12-8/16 $72
Shake It Up Dance Camp
Using "green screen" technology to learn basic special effects, used in Hollywood blockbusters to the simplicity of the weather forecast. Videotape a scene with a green backdrop and the computer editing software allows you to replace it with any other video clip, graphic or still image. Go to the moon, fly, appear in a favorite movie. DVD of projects provided. Instructor: Barton Cox -certificated teacher Video/Broadcast/Media professional. 5 classes. M-F 1-4 pm 8/12-8/16 $248
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Xtreme Dance Force Company Camps RLCC
Come work on Jazz and Hip hop technique while also learning fun routines to the new songs from this hit show. Dancers can wear their favorite rock star attire. Make crafts, snack provided. No previous experience required. Dancers grouped by age and ability. Performance: Fri., 7/12, 12:45pm M-F 10 am-1 pm 7/8-7/12 $79
Disney Superstars Dance Camp
(7-13 YRS) Come dance to Austin and Aly, Selena Gomez, Shake it up, Good Luck Charlie. Work on stretch, jazz and hip hop technique and prepare for our special Disney show. Dancers can wear their favorite star attire for the performance. Campers grouped by age and ability. Performance: Fri., 7/26, 12:45 pm M-F 10 am-1 pm 7/22-7/26 $79
Monster High Dance Camp
(5-9 YRS) Ghouls, time to dance! Work on technique in jazz and hip hop skills. Practice on routines to music from our favorite seriesMonster High. Games, snakes and crafts – all with a ghoul. ish theme. Campers grouped by age and ability Performance: Fri., 8/16, 1:15 pm M-F 11:30 am-1:30 pm 8/12-8/16 $72
NEW Fairytale Princess Summer Camp (3.5-6 YRS)
Studio 8 Dance RLCC
Come dress up like your favorite princess. Make princess crafts while learning elements of creative dance and ballet. Friends and family invited to the Victorious Dance Camp (6-12 YRS) last day of the class for the "Princess Ball", Xtreme Dance Force Company Camps RLCC where princesses show off arts, crafts and new Come dance and sing just like the stars of Victorious! Work dance moves. 5 classes. on singing and dancing for our very own end of the camp M-F 9-11 am 7/15-7/19 $183 concert. Make crafts and enjoy provided snacks. Dancers M-F 9-11 am 8/5-8/9 $183 can wear their favorite rock star attire for the performance concert. Campers grouped by age and ability. Performance: Fri., 7/19, 12:45 pm M-F 10am-1pm 7/15-7/19 $79 NEW Latin Rhythm
Beach Musical Dance Camp
Xtreme Dance Force Company Camps RLCC
Join the fun as we put together our own Beach Musical show! Work on hip hop, jazz, song and dance. Make crafts and enjoy provided snacks. Dancers can wear their beach attire for the special musical performance. Campers grouped by age and ability. Performance: Fri., 8/9, 12:45 pm M-F 10 am-1 pm 8/5-8/9 $79
Engineering LEGO®Camps (5-12 YRS) Play-Well TEKnologies
Build x-wings, droids, and palaces inspired by designs made a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Create motorized sand crawlers, drone assembly lines, and Battlecruisers. 5 classes. M-F 9 am-Noon 6/24-6/28 $196
Jedi Master Engineering with LEGO ® (8-12 YRS)
Engineering is a team effort so students learn to collaborate to design and build the fastest, strongest, most maneuverable machines and structures to solve real-world engineering challenges. Recommended for experienced builders. 5 classes. M-F 9 am-Noon 7/22-7/26 $196
YOUTH NATURE CAMPS Summer Nature Camps
Camps meet at the Sycamore Grove Park Reserved Picnic Area, Livermore, CA (same location as last summer). Hiking, games, story-telling and pond lurking is only part of the fun. Space limited.
(4-6 YRS) Use your five senses to learn about the plants and animals of Sycamore Grove Park. Activities include nature exploration, crafts and games. No camp on 7/4, 7/5 (reduced price of $95.
Camp sessions: 6/17-6/21, 7/1-7/3, 7/15-7/19, 7/29-8/2, 8/19-8/23 M-F 9 am-1:30 pm $158 (7-9 YRS)
Venture deeper into the park to discover nature’s secrets. Games, crafts, and an overnight camp-out on Thursday nights.
Camp sessions: 6/24-6/28, 7/8-7/12, 7/22-7/26, 8/12-8/16 M–W 9 am–3 pm and Th,9 am–Fri, 3 pm $210
(10-13 YRS) Expand your outdoor skills by learning to find your way without streets. Discovering how Californians of old lived without supermarkets and hardware stores.
Dance Camp (6-11 YRS)
A+ Spanish Academy RLCC
Upa, Ole! Learn steps and chorography to the Panamanian Cumbia, the Dominican Merengue and Bachata, to the folkloric Mexican dance music. 5 classes.
M-F 1-4 pm 6/24-6/28 $257
Ninjaneering with LEGO ® (5-7 YRS)
Jedi Engineering with LEGO® (5-7 YRS)
Xtreme Dance Force Company Camps RLCC
(includes an overnight campout)
M-F 9 am-Noon 6/24-6/28 $178
Dancers work on ballet technique, jazz technique routines to the music from our favorite Disney Show Princess Sofia. Make princess crafts and enjoy provided snack. Dancers perform their routines at the end of camp that family and friends can attend. Princess dresses for performance optional. Performance: Fri. 8/2, 10:45 am M-F 9–11 am 7/29-8/2 $72
Junkyard Challenge with LEGO ® (8-12 YRS)
11 am-noon, M-Th, and following F $113
Young Rembrandts Workshops (4-13 YRS)
Build complex machines and structures including x-wings, AT-AT walkers, pod racers, star destroyers, cloud cities, settlements, and fortresses. Instructors reinforce key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, eccentric motion and more. Tap into the forces of imagination and engineering. 5 classes. M-F 1-4 pm 6/24-6/28 $196
Xtreme Dance Force Company Camps RLCC
M-F 12:30-2:30 pm 8/12-8/16 $128
Cooking Camps for Kids
M-W 3-5 pm 6/24-6/26 $174
Princess Sofia Dance Camp
Draw simple action sports cartoon characters, learn how to show movement, action lines, sounds, sequencing a joke and expressions. 5 classes.
M-W Noon-2 pm 6/24-6/26 $174
Wear comfortable clothes & shoes. Bring a light snack and water daily.
Cartoon Action Drawing Workshop (7-13 YRS)
Have a favorite animal or pet? Learn some of the secrets to making the muzzle, nose, whiskers, tail and ears of your favorite animal or pet. Bring a photo of your pet and learn how to draw its portrait. Supplies included. 5 classes. M-F 3-4:30 pm 7/8-7/12 $95
Busy Bee Italian Dinner Camp
YOUTH DANCE CAMPS
YOUTH ART CAMPS
Become an apprentice Ninjaneer! Learn the way of Spinjitzu, build the Fire Temple, race Skull Trucks, and encounter the mighty Dragon! Imagine and build unique projects guided by a Play-Well instructor while exploring the world of Ninjago. Ideal way to prepare for Ninjaneering Masters with LEGO camp. 5 classes. M-F 1-4 pm 7/22-7/26 $196
Jr. Super Hero Engineering with LEGO ® (5-7 YRS)
Save the world with LEGO® Super Heroes! Build the hideouts and vehicles of favorite caped crusaders. Learn what makes them Super Heroes and Super Hero Engineers! An experienced Play-Well instructor guides young heroes as they in design, build, and save a city where ingenuity and imagination solves any conflict. 5 classes. M-F 9 am-Noon 8/12-8/16 $196
Super Hero Engineering with LEGO® (5-7 YRS)
Super Heroes need your help to defeat the destructive forces of evil arch-villains! Explore Spider-Man’s web shooter and the Bat Wing. Learn what makes Super Heroes not only super but Super Hero engineers! Discover how these gadgets work using real world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture. 5 classes. M-F 1-4 pm 8/12-8/16 $196
PERFORMING ARTS/THEATER CAMPS SmARTSunlimited Summer Camp (3-17 YRS)
51 Wright Brothers Ave., Suite C For more information:SmARTSunlimited.com
Disney Sleeping Beauty Pee Wee Theater Camp
(3-6 YRS) Four-week camp. Includes training in singing, dancing, acting, costume and stage design. Performances on July 13 & 14 at 2 pm. Final DVD given to students. Teacher/student ratio: 1:5. 4 weeks.
M-F 9 am-Noon 6/17-7/12 $417
Into the Woods Summer Theater Camp
(7-17 YRS) Four-week full day camp. Includes training in dance, singing, acting, set design, prop making, and costume design by qualified drama professionals. Program culminates in staged production. No prior experience necessary. Performances on August 10 & 11. Pre-care, after-care available. 4 weeks.
M-F 9 am-4 pm 7/15-8/9 $992
Wicked-Music Theater Audition Workshop
(7-17 YRS) Two-week workshop. Includes training in acting, dance and singing. Work on songs with choreographed dance numbers and added dialogue. Perform a small show with and for peers and families. Final DVD given to students. Performances on June 29. 2 weeks.
M–F 1–4 pm 6/17-6/28 $326
Sweeney Todd-Music Theater Audition Workshop (7-17 YRS)
Camp sessions: 6/24-6/28, 7/8-7/12, 8/5-8/9,8/12-8/16 M-W 9 am-4 pm and Th, 9 am-Fri, 3 pm $220
Two-week workshop. Includes training in acting, dance, and singing. Work on songs with choreographed dance numbers and added dialogue, perform a small show with and for peers and families. Final DVD given to students. Performance on July 13. No class 7/4. 2 weeks.
Intensive Film Class
Weeklong Camp at Camp Shelly in Tahoe
Five days and four nights of fun at LARPD’s Camp Shelly near South Lake Tahoe. Swim in a cold mountain lake, hike mountain trails, kayak, play ping pong or capture the flag and more. Transportation, food included. Camper supply their own camping equipment (ex-cept tents). Mandatory pre-trip meeting for all participants and parents.
M-F 7/29-8/2 $360
M–F 1–4 pm 7/1-7/12 $326
(7-17 YRS) Instructor: Alex Kopel Entire musical filmed from beginning to end. Film the audition process, casting, rehearsals, costuming, and all that goes into making a musical including the final filming of the musical. Great opportunity for film students to learn more about organizing interesting film material, editing, and using multi-media for special effects, burning, boxing and finishing a DVD. Musical covered: Into the Woods. No prior experience needed. Instructor: Alex Kopel. 4 weeks.
M-F 1-4 pm 7/15-8/9 $417
A+ Spanish Academy RLCC
Learn Spanish through conversation, cooking, art, theater and more! Cook Mexican dishes - enchiladas, churros-do a variety of art projects- painting ceramics, jewelry. Make props, act out Spanish plays. 5 classes.
M-F 9 am-noon 7/29-8/2 $292
NEW Chinese Immersion Camp (6-14 YRS) United Education RLCC
Master a new language and culture. Classes center on particular themes. Learn Chinese culture and the language through singing, dancing, drawing, playing games, listening to stories and doing hands-projects. 5 classes. M-F 9 am-3 pm 7/22-7/26 $293 M-F 9 am-3 pm 7/29-8/2 $293
Visit us online at www.larpd.dst.ca.us or call 925.373.5700 to register.
Summer Camps Recreation guide for preschool, youth, teens. Includes sports, classes, dance, martial arts, and much more!