2016 Summer Camps!

2016 Summer Camps!

Almond Country Farms
Horse Camp
CONTACT: 343-1558, 570-5984
AGES: 4-15 years
COST: $25 a day
DATES: June 7th – August 25th
DESCRIPTION: Horse Camp is Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 8am-12pm for children ages 4-15 years old. Learn riding, care and all about horses. This camp runs weekly through summer break. Campers may come as often as they like, camp is on a daily sign-up.

Barry Kirshner Wildlife Sanctuary and Educational Center
Barry Kirshner Wildlife Sanctuary & Educational Center Summer Camp
CONTACT:  831-915-3323
AGES: 5-11 years
COST: $152/week or $45/day
DATES: June 21st-June 24th 9am-2pm
DESCRIPTION: Camp includes snacks, crafts, activities, tours, 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!

Blue Oak School
Chroma Camp – Exploration in Art
CONTACT:  www.chromaworkshop.org
COST: $40-$150
DATES: June 20-23, June 27-30, July 11-14, July 18-21, August 1-4, August 8-11
DESCRIPTION: Chroma Camp is a series of week-long art workshops held at Blue Oak School for children ages 7-12.  Each week, we will have a different theme highlighting a creative medium. We will integrate music, movement, experiment with different tools and materials, and discuss artistic history. Students will expand their creative ideas and abilities. At the conclusion of each week, we will have an artist reception where the children’s work will be celebrated.
Boys and Girls Club of the North Valley – Chico Location
Camp Journey
CONTACT:  899-0335
AGES: 6-12 years
COST: $145.00 per week
DATES: 6/8/2016-8/12/2016
DESCRIPTION: Superhero blast off into summer with the Boys and Girls Club’s Camp Journey. Our full service camp serves youth ages 6-12. We are open Monday-Friday from 7:30am-6:00pm and the cost is $140.00 per week. Each week campers will embark on a new adventure filled with sports, arts, science, and more. It also includes weekly local field trips, swimming, as well as trips to Sacramento Zoo and more!

Boys and Girls Club of the North Valley – Paradise Location
Camp Quest
CONTACT:  530-872-0562
AGES: 6-12 years
COST: $125.00 per week
DATES: 6/6/2016-8/12/2016
DESCRIPTION: Jump into The Magic Clubhouse and join us for a summer with the Boys and Girls Club’s Camp Quest. Our full service camp serves youth ages 6-12. We are open Monday-Friday from 7:30am-5:30pm and the cost is $125.00 per week. Each week campers will embark on a new adventure filled with sports, arts, science, and more. It also includes weekly local field trips, swimming, as well as trips to Sacramento Zoo and more!
Bidwell Presbyterian Church / Kidwell Park
Kidwell Park VBX 2016
CONTACT:  343-1484
AGES: 1st -6th grade
COST: $55
DATES: June 27th-July 1st
DESCRIPTION: Vacation Bible eXperience is Kidwell Park’s annual week long summer camp! Open to kids in 1st-6th grade, VBX is a fun filled week of discovering God’s love. This year we will learn to “Walk this Way” as we follow the ultimate trail guide, God! VBX is a morning camp from 9am-12pm, June 27th-July 1st. Visit www.bidwellpres.org for more information and registration.

Kidwell Park VBX JR 2016
CONTACT:  343-1484
AGES: 3years – Kindergarten
COST: $45
DATES: June 21st – June 23rd
DESCRIPTION: Vacation Bible eXperience is Kidwell Park’s annual summer camp for preschool & kindergarten age children! This year we will “Walk this Way” as we get to know and follow God. He is the ultimate trail guide who made us, loves us and wants to our friend forever!  VBX JR is a morning camp from 9am-11:30am, June 21st-23rd. Visit www.bidwellpres.org for more information and registration.

Bricks 4 Kidz
Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camps
New Address: 1141 Forest Ave., Ste 40
CONTACT: 332-9172
AGES: See Below
COST: Varies, please call.
DATES: See below
DESCRIPTION: June 6th-10th, 8:30-11:30: Mining & Crafting Mob Attack for ages 6-12, 12:30-3:30: Stop Motion Animation for ages 7-13.
June 13th-17th, 8:30-11:30: Galaxy Far, Far Away Camp for ages 6-12, 12:30-3:30: Animal Grossology Camp for ages 6-12, 12:30-3:30: Jr. Robotics for ages 7-13.
June 20th -24th, 8:30-11:30: Super Hero Academy for ages 6-12, 12:30-3:30: Emmett’s LEGO@ WORLD for ages 6-12, 12:30-3:30: Mind Storm Robotics for ages 7+.
June 27th- July 1st: 8:30-11:30: Wizards and Muggles Camp for ages 6-12, 12:30-3:30: Brick Fusion Mash Up Camp for ages 6-12.
July 11th-15th, 8:30-11:30: Brick Explorer Quest Camp for ages 6-12, 12:30-3:30: Bricks 4 Girlz for ages 6-12, 12:30-3:30: Mind Storm Robotics ll for ages 7+.
July 18th-22nd, 8:30-11:30: Jurassic Brick Camp for ages 6-12, 12:30-3:30: Stop Motion Animation for ages 7-13.
July 25th-29th, 8:30-11:30: Ninja Camp for ages 6-12, 12:30-3:30: Mine Craft Mania for ages 6-12.
August 1st–5th,  8:30-11:30: Brick Critters Camp for ages 6-12, 12:30-3:30: Model Designer 101 for ages 7-13, 12:30-3:30: Mind Storm Robotics for ages 7+.
August 15th-16th- 17th, 8:30-11:30: Pokémon Camp for ages 6-12, 12:30-3:30: Comic Book Creator Camp for ages 7-13.

Butte County 4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Camp at Camp Rockin’ U
CONTACT: 538-7201
AGES: 9-18 years
COST: $275
DATES: June 26th-June 30th
DESCTIPTION:  This is your invitation to fun, learning and adventure! Come new friends and enjoy hiking, swimming, sports, fishing, kayaking/canoeing, nature study, crafts, campfires, singing and games – all at 4-H Summer Camp.  The camp is located at Lake Francis in Butte County. The camp has newer cabins with bunks built to sleep 10 maximum which will include: 1 adult plus teen counselors and campers.  There is a large indoor and outdoor dining area.  A Nurse is also part of our full-time staff.  This is Butte County 4-H’s fifth year to have camp at Camp Rockin U. Contact the 4-H office at 538-7201 for more information.
Butte County Office of Education
Junior Golf Camp
CONTACT: 530-532-3051
AGES: 7-14
COST: $125 per week
DATES: June 6-10, June 13-17, June 20-24, June 27-July 1, July 11-15, July 18-22, July 25-29, & August 1-5
DESCTIPTION:  The Junior Golf Camp consists of three hours of golf instruction followed by an afternoon of organized games and activities. Participates will learn valuable life skills from the game of golf, etiquette, and First Tee Nine Core Values. Our course golf instruction is led by local golf professionals at Sunset Hills Golf Course in Chico.

Chico Area Recreation and Park District
Sports Camps
CONTACT: (530) 895-4711
AGES: Varies, see website
COST: Varies, see website
DATES: Varies June 6–Aug. 17, see website
CONTACT: (530) 895-4711, ChicoRec.com
AGES: Varies, see website
COST: Varies, see website
DATES: Varies June 6–Aug. 17, see website
DESCRIPTION: CARD’s numerous sports camps teach new skills, build character, and inspire fun while using teamwork and sportsmanship. They include but are not limited to: Baseball Camp, Basketball Camp, Soccer Camp, Flag Football Camp, Girl Power Sports Camp, Olympics, Tennis Camp, Volleyball Camp, and Water Polo Camp.

Young Child Camps
CONTACT: (530) 895-4711
AGES: 3-7
COST: Various (see description)
DATES: Various (see description)
DESCRIPTION: Toddler Sports Camp helps build a love of sports (dates: starts June 6, new sport each week; cost: $99 half day). A Bug’s Life Camp takes a hands-on look at life from a bug’s perspective (ages: 5–7; dates: 6/13–6/17 and/or 8/8–8/12; cost: $129 half day). My First Camp introduces little ones to day camp with songs, crafts, and games (ages: 3–5; dates: 6/20–6/24 and/or 7/25–7/29; cost: $129 half day).

CARD Camps
CONTACT: (530) 895-4711
AGES: Varies, see website
COST: Varies, see website
DATES: Varies June 6–Aug. 17, see website
DESCRIPTION: CARD hosts numerous camps that entertain a vast range of interests: Academy of Rock & Recording, American Doll Camp, Art Camps, BMX, Mountain Bike Camps, Camp Chico Creek, Camp Chi-Da-Ca (Indian), Camp Chi-Da-Ca (Papoose), Cooking Camps, Dance Camps, Lego Camps, Pottery Camps, Sewing Camps, Sk8 Camp, Survival Skills & Outdoor Adventure, Tabletop Camp (i.e. Board Games), and Summertime Delight.

Challenger Sports
British Soccer Camp
CONTACT: 916-596-1694
AGES: 3-16
COST: $88-$181
DATES: Chico: June 6th –10th & June 27th – July 1st, Oroville: July 18th – 22nd
Paradise: July 25th – 29th
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 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
Fun with Drawing & Painting
CONTACT: 570-3895
AGES: 7-12
COST: $139
DATES:  June 27th -30th, Aug. 8th-11th 9:30-11:30
DESCRIPTION: Enjoy painting and drawing lessons with instructor, Janet Lombardi Blixt. All levels are accepted. Learn to work in charcoal, graphite, tempera and watercolor. Lessons will include the basics of drawing and painting. Like us on Facebook or visit our website, www.chicoartschool.com, 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
Beginners Cheer Camp: July 11th-14th. Athletes will learn basic cheerleading motions and terminology, tumbling, jumps and a special dance to perform on the final day!
Tumbling Camp: July 18th-21st- If your child loves to tumble, this is the perfect camp to help them succeed. Beginners will work on basic tumbling skills and jumps. For the advanced tumblers (back handsprings or above), focus will be on higher level tumbling such as: tucks, layouts and full’s.
Stunt Camp: July 25th-28th. Kids will learn the proper technique to base, back spot or fly in a variety of cheerleading stunts throughout the week. Special focus is on flexibility and proper technique. All camps run 10am-2pm with a ½ hour lunch. Please wear shorts and a tank top or tee with flexible tennis shoes and bring a sack lunch.

Chico Creek Dance Centre
Show*Kids “Fairytale Fantasyland” Dance Camp
CONTACT: 893-9028
AGES: 4-10 years
COST: $150
DATES: June 6th-17th
DESCRIPTION: Show*Kids dance camp offers an experience in the wonderful world of dance and theater! Campers learn several dance styles, sing, create props and crafts, and have tons of fun! We 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: $27 to $200 (daily rates and weekly discounts)
DATES: June 3rd to August 17th
DESCRIPTION: The Chico Creek Nature Center, located in the heart of Bidwell Park, presents nature education day camps for children ages 5 to 11. The program is designed to provide outdoor recreation and to foster awareness of nature in a fun, safe, and caring setting. Campers enjoy hands-on natural science labs, up close animal visits, outdoor games, arts and crafts, and swimming in Big Chico Creek. We offer full day and half day camp with flexible daily or weekly scheduling for ages 5 to 11 all summer.

Chico Montessori Children’s House
Chico Montessori Summer Camp
CONTACT: 342-5518
AGES: 2.9-5 years
COST: $165-$335
DATES: June 13th – August 19th
DESCRIPTION: We are offering 5 summer camps sessions, this year- Science: June 13th-24th, Insects: June 27th-July 8th, Art: July 11th-22nd, The Solar System: July 25th-August 5th and Dinosaurs: August 8th-19th. All are two week sessions with am, pm and full days available. We will have multiple hands on activities, including our Montessori materials. Every day will include water play so bring a swim suit!

Christine Mac Shane’s Studio 561
Children’s Art Classes
CONTACT: (530) 370-1285
AGES: 6 and up
COST: $20 per class
DATES: Fridays 9am-11am
DESCRIPTION: We will be doing a variety of acrylic paintings, collages, mixed media, and even a self-portrait! Please call for details or to reserve a spot.

Durham Recreation & Park District
Camp Durham-azing
CONTACT: 345-1921
AGES: K-2nd and 3rd-6th
COST: $135 weekly (Full Day), $90 weekly (Half Day), $35 Drop-In (Full Day), $20 Drop-In (Half Day)
DATES: June 6 – August 12 (Weekly Sessions)DESCRIPTION: Join your friends and your favorite camp staff for a week of summer time fun.  Weekly camp themes will incorporate a variety of activities such as: outdoor games, team building events, group challenges, crazy crafts, silly projects, field trips, Free-Lunch Fridays, the bounce house, pool time, music, and more!

Equestrians In Harmony
EIH Vaulting Summer Camp
CONTACT: 200-3944
AGES: 7 years and up
COST: $125
DATES: August 5th-August 7th
DESCRIPTION: What is horse vaulting? Vaulting is a unique and growing sport which combines gymnastics, dance and freestyle on a moving horse. The EIH Vaulting Summer Camp is 3 half days filled with activities from 9am-noon. These include: Exercise for Body Awareness, Active & Passive Stretching, Beginning Gymnastic Skills, Barrel Work for Introducing Vaulting Moves, Vaulting on Horseback, Horsemanship & Knowledge Challenges, Games & More Fun Activities.

Forebay Aquatic Center
Youth Aquatic Camp/ Middle-High School Rowing Camp
CONTACT: 774-7934
AGES: Aquatic Camps 7-12; Rowing Camps 12+
COST: $150, Scholarships available
DATES: Weekly beginning June 6th
DESCRIPTION: Our Youth Aquatic Camp highlights boating and water safety, utilizing sailboats, stand up paddle boards, canoes, kayaks, and sailboards. Children will learn how to safely navigate each type of watercraft on the Forebay. The Rowing Camps feature water and boating safety and team or crew rowing. This exciting sport builds confidence, fitness, team spirit and FUN! These camps offer the opportunity to row on a team year round and could provide a lifetime of enjoyment and even college scholarships.

FunLand/ Cal Skate Chico
FunLand Extreme Fun Summer Camps
CONTACT: 343-1601
AGES: 5-12 years
COST: $150 all day (9-5) or $120 mornings (9-1)
DATES: Session 1: June 13th-17th, Session 2: June 27th-July 1st, Session 3: July 11th-15th, Session 4: July 25th-29th, Session 5: August 8th-12th.
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 are not limited to: Skating, mini-golfing, batting, arts/crafts, arcade games, dodge ball, hockey and more!

Gateway Science Museum
Jurassic Jr. Scientist Camp
CONTACT: 898-4121
AGES: 4th-6th Grades
COST: $210, ask about member and multiple sessions discounts
DATES: June 20th- 24th
DESCRIPTION: From 9am-3pm, join Gateway Science Museum for a week-long Jurassic adventure! Explore fascinating themes such as: paleontology, paleoecology, and geology while we investigate California’s transformative history. Dig up fossils, rocks and minerals, explore huge geologic events, and discover just how much our Earth has changed through time. Don’t miss this Jurassic Journey!!

Forensics Jr. Detective Camp
CONTACT: 898-4121
AGES: 4th-6th Grades
COST: $210, ask about member and multiple sessions discounts
DATES: June 27th -July 1st               DESCRIPTION: Become a super-sleuth and solve case study mysteries using deductive reasoning, while applying the scientific method. Use DNA analysis, fingerprinting, chromatography and more to analyze evidence and draw conclusions while creating your own Detective Casebook. The class is from 9am-3pm.
Jurassic Senior Institute
CONTACT: 898-4121
AGES: 7th-9th Grades
COST: $225, ask about member and multiple sessions discounts
DATES: July 11th – 14th
DESCRIPTION: In this four day institute, participants will take an in-depth look into paleontology, paleoecology, and geology. Discover the important role DNA plays in the study of ancient human, animal and plant remains. Using case studies, participants will focus on lab techniques, critical thinking, and scientific reasoning. The class is from 9am-3pm.

HYPE Dance Studio
HYPE’s Summer Dance Camps 2016
CONTACT: 898-8789
AGES: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
COST: $90.00 – $120.00
DATES: June 13 – August 1
DESCRIPTION: HYPE summer camps are SUMMER FUN! We provide dance training and encouragement to all 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!
Disney Princess Camp:  June 13-15
Pop Starz Camp:  June 20-23
Frozen Camp #1:  June 27-29
Hip Hop Camp:  July 11-14
Pom Camp:  July 18-20
Frozen Camp #2:  July 25-27

In Motion Fitness
Kids In Motion Swim Camps
CONTACT: 895-5437
AGES: 4-8yrs
COST: $105 per child per session
DATES: June 13th, June 27th, July 11th, July 25th, Aug. 8th
DESCRIPTION: Kids in Motion summer camps are jam packed with swimming, art, science, nutrition, games and exercise. Your little one will be having non-stop fun with our amazing staff and will be safe under the watchful eyes of our certified life guards.  Space is limited, so call to sign up today! For information about camps for kids ages 9-13yrs, please contact the fitness department at In Motion Fitness.

Kids Summer Fit Camps
CONTACT: 895-5437
AGES: 8-13
COST: $105 per session, $10 off 2nd child
DATES: Held weekly in June, July & August
DESCRIPTION: At Fit Camp, your child will be exposed to a variety of fun activities that focus on the following areas: Cardiovascular Fitness, Strength Training, Games/Skills, and swimming; all tailored to the younger child who is just getting interested in fitness as a lifestyle. Your child will have their own certified personal trainer who holds a passion for keeping exercise fun and interesting for young children, while hopefully fostering a lifelong dedication to their own health and wellness.  Camps run Mon-Fri from 9am-1pm.

J Robinson Wrestling Camps
J Robinson Technique Wrestling Camp
CONTACT: 612-349-6585
AGES: 8 – 18
COST: $499 Dorm Resident, $379 Commuter
DATES: July 24th – 28th
DESCRIPTION: Featuring Chico native Nahshon Garrett, a 4X All-American and 2016 NCAA Division I National Champion, J Robinson Wrestling Camps will host a 5-Day Technique Wrestling Camp at CSU, Chico. Younger age groups will focus on basic fundamentals; older age groups will focus on advanced technique and match strategy. Learn more and register for the nation’s #1 wrestling camp system at jrobinsoncamps.com.

KIDS Outdoor Sports Camp
Kids Outdoor Sports Camp (KOSC)
CONTACT: 304-2520
AGES: 10-16
COST: $800
DATES: June 12th-17th, June 19th-24th, July 10th-15th
DESCRIPTION: Camps are week long, Sunday-Friday. Youth are educated about the outdoors, wildlife, and hobbies to last a lifetime. Classes include: Hunter Ed, First Aid, Wildlife Conservation and Habitat, and hands on training with shotguns, rifles, archery and fishing. Youth receive a hunter ed certification if they pass the exam at the end of the week. All the tools for the training are provided by KOSC. The campers need to bring their sleeping bags, pillows and personal items. Sleeping quarters are separate for boys and girls and are indoors. It is requested that all electronic devices are left at home except for cameras. If they bring cameras (disposable or case, please make sure they are labeled). This year KOSC is celebrating their 19th year in operation and have hosted kids from most states and some from other countries.

Camp KidsPark
CONTACT: 894-6800
AGES: 2-12
COST: Hourly or day rates
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. Enjoy Kitchen Cooking, Wacky Water Week, Goopy Gak Attack and more. KidsPark summer camps have been creating great summer memories for the last 9 years! Call now for more information.

La Casita Primera Preschool
LCP Summer Program
CONTACT: 343-3044
AGES: 3-7 years
COST: $110-$160 per 2 week session, 2-5 day options, some lunch and full day options available by request
DATES: June 6th-July 29th, closed July 4th-5th
DESCRIPTION: Themes include: Dinosaurs, America, Messy Days, Science Experiments and more. Enjoy themed crafts, gardening, songs, water play, organic nutritious snacks, and a lot of fun! Try 2 weeks at a time or all summer!

My Fencing Center
My Fencing Center Fun Fencing Camp
CONTACT: (530) 828-1718
AGES: 8-12 years
COST: $130.00 each session
DATES: June 21-23, July 12-14, July 19-21, July 26-28, August 2-4, August 16-18.
DESCRIPTION: We offer weekly, half-day camps for kids during the summer. We teach the basics:  footwork, bladework and rules- in a safe, positive environment. Fencers new and returning will get plenty of opportunities to use their new skills in sparring situations. We teach epee in all of our camps. Kids will also have the opportunity to learn to play the game of chess. Fencing is often called “Physical Chess” and is a great way for students to start learning about strategies they can use on the fencing strip. Kids are to wear fitting tennis shoes (no sandals allowed) and are to bring their own snacks (no snacks containing nuts allowed). Juice, water, or sports drinks are allowed (soda is discouraged).

North State Ballet
Ballet Intensive 1
CONTACT: 774-2364
AGES: 10 and up
COST: $600 (2 weeks), $350 (1week), or $70 (daily)
DATES: June 20th-July 1st
DESCRIPTION: Ballet Intensive 1 is geared for intermediate and advanced ballet students. NSB will be hosting guest master instructors in multiple genres of dance. This program will run for up to two weeks, Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm. NSB students will receive a 10% discount (5% for non-NSB students) if registered and paid by June 1st.

Ballet Intensive 2
CONTACT: 774-2364
AGES: 6 and up
COST: $120
DATES: July 11th-14th
DESCRIPTION: Ballet Intensive 2 is geared for our beginning and early intermediate ballet students. NSB will be hosting quest master instructors in multiple genres of dance. This program will run from 9am-12:30pm for 4 days. NSB students will receive a 10% discount (5% for non-NSB students) if registered and paid by June 1st.

Silver Dollar BMX
BMX Camp
CONTACT: 895-4711
AGES: 4 years and up
COST: $110 per week
DATES: 6/20-6/24, 6/27-7/1, 7/11-7/15
DESCRIPTION: CARD and Silver Dollar BMX have partnered to bring BMX to Chico for the 8th summer. Come and meet our professional instructor, Jake Peebles, and other national champion instructors. Whether you are just beginning, or have some experience, 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!

The Progressive Schoolhouse
25th Annual Summer Arts Program CONTACT: 345-5665
AGES: 5 years and up
COST: $35-$130/Flexible schedule
DATES: June 13th – July 29th, Mon.- Fri.
DESCRIPTION: For ages 5 and up, we offer seven weeks of art instruction. The program is individualized developmental supportive and offers flexible scheduling. Sign up for 1 day or more per week. Rates will vary with scheduling choices. Weekly disciplines include instruction in: ceramics, drawing, painting, textiles arts, theatre arts, sculpture, pen and ink and print making.

The Wright Keys
Carnival of the Animals
CONTACT: 781-2224
AGES: 8 and up
COST: $110
DATES: July 18th-22nd, 1:00-3:00 PM
DESCRIPTION: Join us for a hands-on exploration of the instruments, rhythms, and melodies of the 14 animals depicted in this fun musical piece. The student workbook has room for coloring, music games, and composing for your own imaginary animal! The materials fee is included in the cost.

Decoded – Music Mysteries Revealed!
CONTACT: 781-2224
AGES: 5-7 and 8+
COST: $110
DATES: June 27th-July 1st, 1-2pm for 5-7 year olds and 2-3pm for 8 years and up
DESCRIPTION: Want to get a grip on note names, master “scaley” monsters, conquer chords, compose like Mozart, and learn to improvise a simple rhythm or melody?  It’s all here in a fun week of Music Sudoku, singing, Boomwhackers, keyboards, and kazoos!

Pirate Island Music Adventure

CONTACT: 781-2224
AGES: 6-8 @10:00-2:00
COST: $150.00
DATES: June 27th-30th M-Th
DESCRIPTION: This summer, come experience classical music as an adventure! In our Fun with Composers Camp, students will take part in activities such as storytelling, singing, movement, drama, games and crafts.  They are all part of the adventures of Sneaky Sam the dancing pirate, and you are invited to come aboard for fun!  As part of the fun, students will prepare a musical presentation for family and friends!

Turtle Bay Exploration Park
1335 Arboretum Dr., Suite A, Redding, CA 96003
Discovery Camp: Too Small To See
CONTACT: 530-242-3108
COST: $160 for Turtle Bay members/$180 for non-members
DATES: June 6th – 10th
DESCRIPTION: Join us and explore the world of things that are too small for our human eyes to see! How do magnets and sound waves work? When objects are at the nanoscale, they can have different properties and behave oddly. Become a scientist and discover through experiments and observations the up and coming world of nanotechnology. Registration deadline is May 23, 2016.

Discovery Camp: Junior Naturalists
CONTACT: 530-242-3108
COST: $160 for Turtle Bay members/$180 for non-members
DATES: June 13th – 17th
DESCRIPTION: We love nature! If you agree, then this week is for you! Do you like being outside and want to know more about the natural world that surrounds us? Get ready to learn about, and explore nature during a week of Junior Naturalist Camp! Bring your adventurous mind and willingness to learn through hands-on activities to show appreciation, care, and concern for nature. Registration deadline is May 31, 2016.

Aquatic Explorers
CONTACT: 530-242-3108
COST: $160 for Turtle Bay members/$180 for non-members
DATES: June 20th-24th
DESCRIPTION: Discover the unique aquatic environment surrounding Turtle Bay! Join us and explore the unique properties of water, and the river and watershed that make this ecosystem so special. Jump in to a week of camp and explore! Registration deadline is June 6, 2016.

Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology – CSU Chico
Anthropology Camp
CONTACT: 898-5397
AGES: 5-11
COST: Monday-Thursday $85
DATES: July 6 – July 28th
DESCRIPTION: This year’s four week camp invites participants to experience epic eras and enter other worlds. Each week we blend fantasy and reality to connect campers to new learning, fun times & transformative educational activities. This year’s themes: CSI Chico, Star Wars, Kung Fu Panda, and Medieval Madness. Also, introducing Whacky Wednesdays – optional theme-related dress up day!

Vision Training Center
Vision Training Center
CONTACT: 520-6484
AGES: 8 – adult
COST: 2 days per week for 10 weeks, 45 min each day, $450 for all 10 weeks.
DATES: Flexible if you have a group of 4 people who can all attend the same days, otherwise we can try to match you up with others who have signed up, but do not yet have a group.
DESCRIPTION: Sports are extremely visual. Weight training, agility, and conditioning all improve sports performance, but what about the eyes? The eyes guide every movement you make. Your brain processes and interprets what your eyes see and directs your hands, feet and body where and when to move. Visual skills can be trained and enhanced to improve performance and enjoyment of sports. Training camps include an evaluation and progress evaluations.

Wood Family Farm
Wood Family Farm Camp
CONTACT: 343-7120
AGES: Preschool – 10 years
COST: $125.00
DATES: Held weekly throughout the summer
DESCRIPTION: Wood Family Farm is passionate about providing hands on experiences that connect Chico area kids with the world around them. Wood Family Farm is passionate about providing hands on experiences that connect Chico area kids with the world around them. 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 are held M-F 8:30-12:00 noon. There is online registration for all of your favorite camps, and check out the new ones, too!

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