2015 Summer Camps!

2015 Summer Camps!

Ability First Sports
Ability First Youth Sports Camp
CONTACT: 588-0335,
AGES: 8-17
COST: $900
DATES: June 21st-27th
DESCRIPTION: Ability First Youth Sports Camp is a wheelchair sports camp designed to provide instructional and recreational opportunities to youth with physical disabilities. Athletes must be minimum assist to independent and be able to actively engage in sports. Sports range from the beginner through both the junior and national levels of athletic competition. Evening recreation programs are designed to provide opportunities for leisure and social activities.

Boys & Girls Club
Camps Journey
CONTACT:  899-0335,
AGES: 6-12 years
COST: $125.00 per week
DATES: 6/8/2015-8/12/2015
DESCRIPTION: Camp Journey is a full service summer day camp at the Boys and Girls Club that serves youth ages 6-12. Our camp program is open Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 6:00pm with extended care options. Each week, campers will embark on a new adventure filled with sports, arts, science, and more. It also includes weekly local field trips, as well as trips to Sacramento Zoo, and Turtle Bay.

Bricks 4 Kidz
Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camps
CONTACT: 332-9172,
AGES: 6-13 years
COST: $30 per day or $140 per week
DATES: See below
DESCRIPTION: June 8th -12th: Stop
Motion Animation Camp; Lights, camera, LEGO® action! Use LEGO® bricks to tell YOUR story; complete with music, special effects and all your favorite mini figure characters!
June 15th-19th: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Camp! Grab your katanas and nunchucks as we prepare to fight crime with the TMBT’s.
June 22nd- 26th: Mine Craft Camp; Join Team Steve! Team TNT! Team Chicken, Team Pig or Team Creeper!!
June 29th-July 3rd: Bricks 4 Girlz. Grab your friends and hang out with us for a girls-only week of crafting and creating with LEGO® bricks.
July 6th-10th: Classic Arcade Camp. Jump into the world of classic 80’s arcade and video games.
July 13th-17th: Pokémon Camp. Get ready for an adventure in the world of Pokémon ®!
July 20th-24th: Amusement Park Camp. Get your ticket to ride at bricks 4 Kidz very own Amusement Park!
July 27th-31st: A Pirate’s Quest Camp. Shiver me timbers as we explore the popular culture behind the life of a pirate.
August 3rd-7th:  Animal Grossology Camp. If you’re fascinated by wild and wacky and gross and yucky, then this camp is for you! Spend the week discovering the zany biology of our animal friends.
August 10th-14th: Super Hero Camp. Join Bricks 4 Kidz for a week building Super Heroes with LEGO® Bricks.

Butte County 4-H Youth Development Program
Butte County 4-H Summer Camp
CONTACT: 538-7201
AGES: 9-18 years
COST: $225
DATES: June 21st-25th
DESCTIPTION: Butte County 4-H Camp is held at Camp Rockin’ U, less than 60 minutes from Oroville. This is a co-ed camp with youth 9-18 years of age. Bill Anderson and Kirsten Peters work with the high school kids to run the camp. They work with our 4-H teenagers, starting in October of the year before, so they provide the leadership at camp for the week. 4-H is a youth/adult partnership and Bill & Kirsten want the teens to learn in a safe environment. The teens lead campfire, recreation, crafts, water front and teach different types of line dances. Our camp runs for four and a half days. The camp we rent each year has great facilities. There is a pool, lake, full basketball court, sand volleyball court, soccer field and a softball field. The kids, with trained supervision, can also shoot air rifles or arrows. Our camp can hold 100-120 campers, teens and adults. If you want to send your young 4-H’er to a safe camp with lots of fun, please contact our 4-H office in Oroville and talk to Nick Bertagna at 538-7201.

Challenger Sports
British Soccer Camp
CONTACT: 570-3895,
CONTACT: 916-596-1694,
AGES: 3-14
COST: $86-$179
DATES: Chico: June 8th-12th & June 22nd-26th, Oroville: July 13th-17th, Paradise: August 3rd-7th
DESCRIPTION: The most popular soccer camp in the country is based upon one of the most innovative approaches to coaching youth soccer. Our experienced staff study the game at all levels and we identify key techniques that your players need to work on and master to reach their true potential. With programs for each age, the curriculums include a variety of foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, freestyle soccer and small-sided games.

Chico Art School & Gallery
Fun with Drawing & Painting
Fun with Drawing & Painting
CONTACT: 570-3895,
AGES: 7-14
COST: $125
DATES:  Monday-Thursday 9:30-11:30am, held June 15th-18th, 22nd-25th, July 13th-16th, 20th-23rd, 27th-30th and August 3rd-6th
DESCRIPTION: Enjoy four days of painting and drawing lessons with instructor, Janet Lombardi Blixt. The school is conveniently located downtown on Broadway, between 3rd and 4th Streets. All levels accepted. Learn to work in charcoal, graphite, tempera and watercolor. Lessons will include the basics of drawing and painting. Janet has been voted best local artist for six years and best professor/instructor for the past two years through the Chico News & Review “Best Of” review. Email janet@chicoartschool.com to register. Once a week lessons are still available during summer, $25 for 1 ½ hours of instruction. Email for a schedule and sign up now! Like us on Facebook or visit our website for more information.

Chico Cheer All Stars, Inc.
Chico Cheer Summer Camps
CONTACT: 894-2227,
AGES: 5 years and up
COST: 1st camp $100, 2nd $75, 3rd $50
DATES: Monday-Thursday 10am-2pm in July
DESCRIPTION: Beginners Cheer Camp: July 6th-9th. If your athlete loves to cheer and tumble, then this is the camp for them! Athletes will learn basic cheerleading motions and terminology, tumbling, jumps and a special dance to perform on the final day! Tumbling Camp: July 13th-16th. If your child loves to tumble, this is the perfect camp to help them succeed. All tumblers will be evaluated on the first day of camp for proper placement in either the beginner or advanced section of camp. Beginners will work on basic tumbling skills and jumps. Instruction includes: proper body position and techniques needed for cartwheels, round-offs, and back handsprings. For the advanced tumblers (back handsprings or above), focus will be on higher level tumbling such as tucks, layouts, and fulls. Please wear shorts and a tank top or tee with flexible tennis shoes and bring a sack lunch. Stunt Camp: July 20th-23rd. This camp is for anyone looking to advance their stunting skills. Kids will learn the proper technique to base, back spot or fly in a variety of stunts throughout the week. Special focus is on flexibility and proper technique. Please wear shorts and a tank top or tee with flexible tennis shoes and bring a sack lunch.

Chico Creek Dance Centre
Showkids Disney Princesses on Parade
CONTACT: 893-9028,
AGES: 4-10 years
COST: $150
DATES: June 8th-19th, 9am – 12pm
DESCRIPTION: Showkids Dance Camp offers children, ages 4-10 years, an experience in the wonderful world of dance and theater! Learn several dance styles, sing, create props and crafts and have tons of fun! Put it all together for 2 performances for friends and family!

Chico Creek Nature Center
Camp Chico Creek
CONTACT: 530-891-4671,
AGES: 5-11 years
COST: FREE on June 5th! Camp is limited to the first 80 campers. $180 per week full days, $112.50 per week half days, or $40 per day for full day or $25 per day for half day, full flexibility. Extended care also available.
DATES: FREE on June 5th, June 8-Aug 14th
DESCRIPTION: Campers learn about and enjoy nature through guided hikes, STEM aligned natural science labs, presentations of the Nature Center’s live animals, arts and crafts and swimming in Big Chico Creek. Join us and see how much fun learning can be. Convenient online registration. Camp runs 9am to 4pm with options for half day and extended care. Lunch provided.

Jr. Naturalist (Counselor In Training) Level I & II
CONTACT: 891-4671,
AGES: 12 to adult
COST: $30 per week for Jr. Naturalist entering 7th, 8th or 9th grades in the fall, free for older Jr. Naturalists
DATES: June 5-August 14th
DESCRIPTION: Earn career experience working with younger kids this summer! Spend your summer in the park and by the creek, assisting camp counselors and leading games, crafts and animal care. Candidates are asked to attend 8 of 10 weeks for 6+ hours per day. Jr. Naturalists get to attend Nature Vacation Camp free. Lunch provided.

Nature Vacation Camp (for teens)
CONTACT: 891-4671,
AGES: 12 to 17 years
COST: $30 per day or $108 per week
DATES: June 8-August 13th, Mondays thru Thursdays, 10am to 3pm
DESCRIPTION: Enjoy swimming, hiking, and socializing in beautiful Bidwell Park. Learn how to handle and care for the Nature Center’s animals and enjoy some natural science lab activities, art and recreation. Choose your days of attendance to fit around your other summer activities. Lunch provided.

Chico Montessori Children’s House
Chico Montessori Summer Camp
CONTACT: 342-5518,
AGES: 2.9-6 years
COST: ranges
DATES: June 1st-August 14th
DESCRIPTION: This year we will be having six themed camps: Insects June 1st-5th; Dinosaurs June 8th-19th; Science June 22nd-July 2nd; Art July 6th-17th; The Solar System July 20th-31st; and The Five Senses August 3rd-14th. All camps will include water play on a daily basis, so bring your suit and sunscreen! There are many time options available from 8:30am-5pm. Call or visit our website today.

Chico Rockstars School of Music
Rockstars Summer Music Camp
CONTACT: 809-4932,
AGES: 5-7, 8-12, 13+
COST: $75-$85
DATES: June 8th-12th and June 15th-19th
DESCRIPTION: This fun and educational camp provides an introduction to various instruments: Piano, Ukulele, Guitar, and Drums. We also focus on singing, movement, and basic music theory. No previous experience necessary, beginner and intermediate levels are welcome! Please visit www.chicorockstars.com for more details.

Dragonfly Playschool
Dragonfly Summer Camp
CONTACT: 864-5916,
AGES: 2.75-8 years
COST: $100 per week
DATES: Weekly starting June 8th – Aug 7th
DESCRIPTION: Dragonfly Summer Camp is designed to give younger children, ages 2.75-8, a playful and active summer camp experience.  Each week’s thematic camp integrates cooking, crafts, games and music.  Children are sure to make new friends and enjoy their exciting days at camp.  All materials, plus organic and homemade snacks are included. Dragonfly Playschool is a Certified Eco-Healthy Program, state licensed with a credentialed teacher.  Visit www.dragonflyplayschool.com for camp descriptions.

Durham Recreation & Park District
Durh-amazing Summer Camp
CONTACT: 345-1921,
AGES: K-2nd and 3rd-6th
COST: $145Full Time/$95Part Time /$35 Daily
DATES: June 1st -August 14th (weekly)
DESCRIPTION: Join our weekly themed, fun filled, summer camp. Daily activities include: arts and crafts, sports, wacky games, group challenges, field trips and SWIMMING! Afternoon snack is provided for full day campers. Registration and fee payments can be completed online at www.durhamrec.com or in the recreation office. Enrollment is week-to-week. Options include full time, part time and daily drop in.

EV Free Church of Chico
Vacation Bible School
CONTACT: 343-6022,
AGES: 5 years (by Sept. 1)-entering 6th grade
DATES: July 13th-17th
DESCRIPTION: Join us for 5 days of music, Bible stories, crafts, games, and snacks! This year’s theme is Everest: Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power! Hope to see you July 13th-17th from 9am-noon. There is no cost for the program; T-shirts and CD are available for purchase. See you there! 1193 Filbert Ave. Register from June 1st until July 5th or until full. For more info please call.

Forebay Aquatic Center
Various Camps-See Below
CONTACT: 893-2984,
AGES: Varies by camp, please call or go to website for more details
COST: Varies by camp, please call or go to website for more details
DATES: Dates and times vary by class, so  please call or go to website for more details
DESCRIPTION: Aquatic Camp: Each day, children will participate in a different water venue: sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, stand-up paddling, and kayaking. Courses will focus on water safety and children will learn the fundamentals of lifetime aquatic activities. Monday – Friday 9AM- 3 PM, 9 – 16 years, held weekly from 6/8-7/24.

Sailing Adventure Classes: Learn beginning sailing techniques through classroom instruction and on-the-water instruction. Classroom sessions will be held on Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings for on the water instruction. US sailing book will be used to teach from. Water safety, leaving and approaching shore, Point to point sailing, including tacking, gybing and downwind sailing will be taught. Basic rules of sailing and navigating a buoyed course will be a requirement to pass the class. 9 years old – adult.

Stand up Paddleboard Yoga: Join Lisa Weber and Lindsay McDonnell in morning and sunset SUP Yoga; no previous experience necessary to attend!! All levels welcome. Classes are $25 and include paddleboard, paddle, lightweight lifejacket (mandatory), free parking, paddleboard instruction, and an hour of yoga.  Please arrive 15 minutes prior to class to sign the required waiver consent form.

Junior Rowing Camp: Join us for a week-long introduction to the wonderful world of rowing!  Learn the basics of this exciting Olympic sport. Classes include: US Rowing safe boating instruction. Swim testing. Step by step break down of basic rowing technique. Monday-Friday: 8:00am-12:00pm
Beginner Camp #1: June 15th – 19th, Beginner Camp #2: July 6th – 10th, Beginner Camp #3: August 3rd – 7th, Advanced Camp #1: August 17th – 21st. Ages:  11 – 17.

FunLand/ Cal Skate Chico
FunLand Extreme Fun Summer Camps
CONTACT: 343-1601,
AGES: 5-12 years
COST: $130 all day (9-5) or $100 mornings (9-1)
DATES: Session 1: June 15th-June 19th, Session 2: July 6th-July 10th, Session 3: July 20th-July 24th, Session 4: August 3rd-August 7th.
DESCRIPTION: These summer camps are designed to be a fun, heart-healthy, active alternative to the ‘normal’ Summer Camp. This is a chance for the campers to do everything FunLand and Cal Skate has to offer, and then some! Campers can spend the morning or the whole day doing things not normally offered to the public. Activities will include, but aren’t limited to: Skating, mini-golfing, batting, arts/crafts, arcade games, dodge ball, hockey and more!

Gateway Science Museum
Astro Camp
CONTACT: 898-4121,
AGES: 4th-6th Grades: July 13th-17th, 7th-9th Grades: July 27th-31st
COST: $189/$199
DESCRIPTION: Gateway Science Museum presents ASTRO CAMP! Campers will experience a full week of exploration into our amazing universe. Hands-on explorations into space, our solar system, and meteorology will engage them in understanding phenomena of our universe that takes them both near and far.  Activities will enhance skills in math, physics, astronomy, and general inquisition, while learning about our planet, weather, and climate change. Plans include a twilight observation.

HYPE Dance Studio
HYPE’s Summer 2015 Camps, Classes and Intensives
CONTACT: 898-8789,
AGES: 3 years and up
COST: Varies, please call
DATES: June 15-17: Disney Princess Camp (ages 3-5 / 6-8), June 22-25: Pop Starz Camp (ages 4-6 / 7-10), June 29-July 1:  Frozen Camp #1 (3-5 / 6-8), July 6-9: Hip Hop Camp (ages 4-6 / 7-12), July 13-15: Pom Camp (ages 4-6 / 7-10), July 20-22:  Frozen Camp #2 (ages 3-5 / 6-8), Fri, June 19: All Star Dance Team Auditions, July 26-29: “Dance Retreat 2015!”  HYPE’s 4-day Intensive with Chris Jones, Gregg Russell, Melissa Emerico & more! Open to all dancer ages 6+!
DESCRIPTION: Our summer camps are SUMMER FUN!  We provide knowledge and encouragement to all of our campers, as well as a sense of accomplishment and inspiration to help continue improving their skills.  Campers develop great friendships and long-lasting memories! Whether it’s your first time dancing or you have been dancing for years, there is something for everyone in our SUMMER SESSION! In addition to dancing, we like to provide our campers with some extra activities at camp! Depending on the age and style of each camp, staff may include snacks, crafts, coloring, movies and more! Each camp will finish with a final performance for family and friends to enjoy and help celebrate their success!  This is a great way to show what the dancers have accomplished!

In Motion Fitness
Kids In Motion Swim Camps
CONTACT: 895-5437
AGES: 4-7yrs and 8-12yrs
COST: Ages 4-7yrs: $95/session, Ages 8-12yrs: $75/session
DATES: Weekly Kids In Motion Sessions: June 15th, June 29th, July 13th and July 27th
Weekly Fitness Camp Sessions: June 8th, June 22nd, July 20th and Aug 3rd
DESCRIPTION: In Motion Fitness is happy to offer swimming and fitness camps for kids of all ages. The Kids In motion Camp for children, ages 4-7yrs old,  offers a jam packed day full of swimming, art, nutrition and exercise. This camp runs Mon-Fri from 9am-1pm at a cost of $95/session. Contact Tennille Bales at 895-5437 ext. 127 for more information. Registration opens May 1. In Motion Fitness camps are designed for children ages 8-12 yrs old and include exercise, games, swimming and activities sure to wear your child out and get them fit for summer. Fitness camps run Mon-Thurs at a cost of $75/session. Contact Ryan Flenner for more information. Registration opens May 1st.

Inspire School of Arts & Sciences
STEM Summer Camp
CONTACT: 891-3090
AGES: 5th-7th Grades
COST: $175
DATES: July 13th-17th
DESCRIPTION: Robotics, solar powered activities, DNA biomedical experiments, soldering, making batteries, creating hot air balloons, rocket designing, building and launching, using sketching and 3D modeling software, designing jewelry, taking apart computers, exploring light, building mousetrap catapults and roller coasters…just  to name a few activities will be offered at our camps. To register please go to: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=uz8evweab&oeidk=a07eaugmlzl1b1847c7

JEI Learning Center, Chico
JEI Summer Camp 2015
CONTACT: 267-1300,
AGES: Pre-K through 8th Grade
COST: $720 per session
DATES: Session 1: June 8th-July 2nd; Session 2: July 6th- July 30th
DESCRIPTION: JEI Summer Camp is a fun and exciting camp to beat that summer slump so many students face when re-entering school in the fall.  JEI’s program is not grueling, but is instead a fun way to cover math, English, critical thinking, reading and writing skills.  Hang out and learn with friends until noon, and still have a beautiful summer day to enjoy; it truly is the perfect summer session!

JEI Learning Center, Chico
JEI SAT Bootcamp!
CONTACT: 267-1300,
AGES: High School Students
COST: $1750 per session
DATES: Session 1: June 4th-July 3rd; Session 2: July 6th-July 31st
DESCRIPTION: JEI’s program offers a comprehensive look at the aspects of the SAT, and helps students prepare for Critical Reading, Math, Writing, and everything in between! Over the course of the program, students will gain the knowledge and skills to help confidently prepare them for such a critical test, as well as Take Five SAT practice tests, by the end of their session.  ACT test prep is also available, and will be equally as comprehensive!

Camp KidsPark
CONTACT: 894-6800,
AGES: 2-12
COST: Hourly or day rates, please call for more info
DATES: June 8th – August 7th, weekly themed summer camps
DESCRIPTION: KidsPark is offering fun, weekly themed summer camps. Each week is packed full of a variety of activities that are guaranteed to be fun for everyone. From Kitchen Cooking, Wacky Water Week, Goopy Gak Attack and more. KidsPark summer camps have been creating great summer memories for the last 8 years! Call now for more information.
Barry Kirshner Wildlife Sanctuary
Critter Camp at the Barry Kirshner Wildlife Sanctuary & Educational Center
CONTACT: Angie Bracco, 831-915-3323, salamasena@yahoo.com
AGES: 5-11 years
COST: $152 Tuesday—Friday or $45 per day
DATES: June 9th-12th, 9am-2pm
DESCRIPTION: Prices Include: Snacks, crafts, activities, a tour, getting up close with the reptiles, meeting the trainers and learning all about exotic, endangered and local wildlife. Learn about their habitats and their habits!  Please RSVP as space is limited!

La Casita Primera Preschool
LCP Summer Program
CONTACT: 343-3044
AGES: 2.9years – Kindergarten
COST: 2 days-5 days $100-$235 depending on session
DATES: 8:30am-11:45am, Session 1 June 8th-26th, Session 2 July 6th-17th, Session 3 July 20th-31st
DESCRIPTION: Themed weeks with organic snack, play, songs, Spanish enrichment, stories, gardening and so much more! There are limited lunch and full day spots available.

North Rim CrossFit
CrossFit Summer Camp
CONTACT: 519-8220,
AGES: 4-7 years and 8-14 years
COST: $75
DATES: July 6th-9th for ages 4-7, and July 13th-16th for ages 8-14 from 10am-12pm.
DESCRIPTION: Crossfit kids will teach kids that fitness is fun. They will learn functional movements, such as squats, pull-ups, rope climbs, box jumps, wall balls and some Olympic lifts. The kids will learn the mechanics, consistency and then intensity, which will help them to be better in the other sports they perform. We will have a warm up and then break into groups working on these movements and finish with a fun game.

North Valley Hockey and Sports Complex
Hockey and Sports Camp
CONTACT: 408-691-7657,
AGES: 6-14 years
COST: $70-$80
DATES: Camp 1: Hockey Camp, 7/14-7/17 Tues-Fri 8:30am-12:30pm; Sports Camp, 7/14-7/17 Tues-Fri 12:30-5:30pm. Camp 2: Hockey Camp, 7/21-7/30 Tues & Thurs 8:30am-12:30pm; Sports Camp, 7/21-7/30 Tues & Thurs 12:30-5:30pm
DESCRIPTION: Hockey in Chico? Yes, kind of! Our indoor roller hockey rink and sports complex is located in Hamilton City (15 minutes from Chico). Coaches will work with players on inline skating plus beginning and basic/intermediate hockey skills. All equipment provided at no charge, including the skates. Mouth guard required ($5 at the rink). Extend the day at the sports complex by signing up for the additional “Sports” package, which includes indoor soccer, basketball, fun time skating, dodgeball, broomball, jump house and more. www.nvhockey.com. 250 Walsh St, Hamilton City.

The Progressive Schoolhouse
24th Annual Summer Arts Program CONTACT: 345-5665,
AGES: 5-15 years + family
COST: $35-$130, multiple fee options
DATES: June 15th-July 31st
DESCRIPTION: For ages 5 and up, we have three 7-week programs, one-day or multiple day options, $35-$130. Children’s Art Program (ages 5-15): June 15th-July 31st, M-F, 9am-2pm; instruction in various areas of artistic discipline. Academic Support: M-W, 2:30-5:30pm; comprehensive & individualized. Open Studio: M-W, 6-8pm. In association with The International Institute of Education Through the Arts, The Artist’s Playground offers children & families an opportunity to participate in an exciting arts experience that supports the development, expression, learning process & autonomy of the individual.

Rose Scott School
Rose Scott School Summer Camps
CONTACT: 354-3101,
AGES: K-12th
COST: $280 for each 2 week session from 9:30-2:30pm with day-care from 2:30-4pm for $6 per hour.
DATES: 1st session: June 15th-June 26th and 2nd Session: July 13th-July 24th.
DESCRIPTION: Rose Scott School is a non-profit, private K-12 school, specializing in students with giftedness, ADHD, Asperger’s Syndrome, high-functioning autism and other learning challenges and strengths. We are offering two separate two-week sessions.  Activities include: Gardening, Arts and Crafts, Sewing, Nature Activities, Cooking, Team Building Games, Making Jewelry, Fit Kids: PE to Music, and Swimming at One Mile.

Sherwood Montessori Public Charter School
Richie Day Camp
CONTACT: 828-8890,
AGES: 5-15 years
COST: $14 half day (3.5 hours)/$28 full day *8:30-NOON AND NOON-3:30 Tu-We-Th only. Pay by the half day, day, “week” (3 days per week), or for the entire 5 weeks.
DATES: 6/30-7/30 (Tu-We-Th only)

Silver Dollar BMX
BMX Camp
AGES: 3 years and up
COST: $110 per week
DATES: June 9th through July 18th
DESCRIPTION: CARD and Silver Dollar BMX have partnered to bring BMX to Chico again this summer. Come and meet our professional instructor, Jake Peebles, and other national champion instructors. If you are just beginning, or have some experience in the novice class, you will not want to miss out on Jake’s secrets! This camp features basic instruction from the starting gate to the finish line, including gate starts, passing, jumps and more! Camp is open to boys and girls. Each class member will receive four Thursday night practices and race sessions at the Silver Dollar BMX track ($20 value). Practice is from 6:00pm to 7:00pm with racing starting shortly thereafter.

The Wright Keys
Sail Away With Ukulele
CONTACT: 781-2224,
AGES: 7-10 years: 11am-12pm, 11-14 years: 2-3pm
COST: $105 (ukuleles & tuner available for purchase, $65)
DATES: Session 1: Tuesdays/Thursdays June 9th-26th, Session 2: July 14th-30th
DESCRIPTION: Set sail for an adventure of the four stringed variety! Join our class as we learn the basics of playing Ukulele. Students will learn how to play and read music through games, activities and sing-a-longs. The students will also receive a travel log to record their progress on the adventure and keep for reference after the expedition is over. The voyage will conclude with a fun performance from the class.
Blast Off With Piano
August 3rd-7th
DESCRIPTION:  Is your child interested in piano, but you’re not sure if they are really will maintain interest?  Come give them a “taste” with our one-week BLAST OFF class. This is a wonderful class for absolute beginners. Children will learn some basics of rhythm and music, and learn to play enjoyable songs in an ensemble. The week-long class will culminate with a short “recital” on the last day.

TJ Farms
Farm Camp at TJ Farms
CONTACT: 342-1244,
AGES: 6-12 years
COST: $139
DATES: See www.chicorec.com for dates.
DESCRIPTION: Come join us at TJ Farms to get hands-on experience learning about agriculture; from gardening to farm animals, also blacksmithing and more. We are limited to only 12 participants per camp. Like us at TJ Farms Estates on Facebook for more information regarding camps, Farmers Markets and other activities on the farm.  Registration at this time is processed through Chico Area Recreation District.

Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology – CSU Chico
Anthropology Camp
CONTACT: 898-5397,
AGES: 5-11
COST: Monday-Thursday $80
DATES: June 29th – July 24th
DESCRIPTION: Summer Camp at the Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology encourages creative activities to learn about other people, places and time periods throughout the world. Using hands-on activities, like drama, science, music, cooking, and art, children will travel the world, learning about people and cultures. This year we have brand new themes, including: CSI Chico, The Amazing Race, Step into the Stone Age, and old favorite: Dragonology!

Wood Family Farm
Wood Family Farm Camp
CONTACT: 343-7120,
AGES: Preschool – 10 years
COST: $125.00
DATES: June 8th through week of Aug. 14th.
DESCRIPTION: Wood Family Farm is passionate about providing hands on experiences that connect Chico area kids with the world around them. Our nature-based summer adventure camps include: “Life on the Farm,” “Woodworking-Habitats,” “Farm to Table Cooking,” “Messy Art,” camps and more. Children will care for our various farm animals, tend to large organic garden, cook fresh healthy food, and enjoy creative art projects as we play and learn together at Wood Family Farm-a place to grow. Camps held M-F 8:30-12:00 noon.

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