2020 Summer Camps

2020 Summer Camps

Azad’s Martial Arts
CONTACT: www.AzadsMartialArts.com or call 530-892-AZAD (2923), 530-896-0777
DESCRIPTION: Keep Your Child Active & Engaged with Chico Summer Camps at Azad’s Martial Arts! Don’t let your child slip into the habits of inactivity this summer. Join us at Azad’s and treat your child to the fun, challenging, and exciting world of Jongshindo! We’re proud to work with students of all ages across our community, building skills like discipline, respect, courage, plus lifelong habits of physical fitness and mindful actions. Our in-person or Live Online Summer Camps in Chico include Martial arts training for all experience levels, indoor and outdoor activities, self-defense instructions and supervised games & drills, team-building exercises, and challenges. Azad’s Summer Camps will stimulate your child’s mind and help them develop essential tools to succeed during the COVID-19 pandemic. With Azad’s online training, your child can overcome anything life throws their way while having a lot of fun.

Camp Pendola
CONTACT: www.pendola.org, 916-733-0135
AGES: 6-17 years old
COST: $625 per week
DATES: June 14–19: Week 1 – Fun in the Sun
June 21–26: Week 2–Girls Just Want to Have Fun–Girls
June 28–July 3: Week 3 – Party in the USA
July 5–10: Week 4 – Mission ImPossible
July 12–17: Week 5 – Teen Week – Invaders of the Night
July 19–24: Week 6 – Christmas in July
July 26–31: Week 7 – Survivor Challenge
August 2–7: Week 8 – Weird Science
DESCRIPTION: Camp Pendola has a 60-year history. Children of previous campers enjoy the same activities their parents and grandparents enjoyed. While discovering the beauty of creation, campers form relationships with others and God. There are many opportunities for your camper to experience Camp Pendola during our eight themed weeks. The camp is not just for younger campers; teen campers can enjoy our many trips, leadership programs, and our Teen Week.

Chico Area Recreation and Park District
CARD Summer Camps
CONTACT: 530-895-4711, www.ChicoRec.com
AGES: 3 and up
COST: Varies, see website
DATES: Vary, June 8-Aug 13, see website
DESCRIPTION: CARD’s massive list of 40+ camps covers all ages and interests. Several toddler camps cater to the youngest kiddos. Various sports camps—baseball, flag football, soccer, and more—are great for your aspiring athletes; and plenty of others like Camp Chico Creek, Chi-Da-Ca, Summertime Delight, music, mountain biking, welding, cooking, and dance will make your child’s summer engaging and memorable.

Chico Cheer All Stars, Inc,
July Summer Camps
CONTACT: 894-2227, www.ChicoCheerAllStars.com
AGES: 5-18
COST: Camp $125-150/each, $25 for extra care 8 – 10 AM &/OR 2-4:30 PM
DATES: See below
CAMP INFO: All camps run 10 AM-2 PM with a minimum of a half-hour lunch break. Please wear shorts and a tank top or tee with flexible tennis shoes and bring a sack lunch. Extra care available in the morning and evening. Please register & pay on our “Parent Portal.”
Beginners Cheer Camp: July 6-9
DESCRIPTION: If your athlete loves to cheer and tumble, then this is the camp for them! Athletes will learn basic cheerleading and a special dance to perform on the final day!
BEGINNING Tumbling Camp: July 13-16
DESCRIPTION: If your child loves to tumble, this is the perfect camp to help them succeed. This week’s camp is for our entry-level tumblers working on Level 1 (Cartwheels, Round offs, Walkovers) and Level 2 (Handspring and Round off Handsprings). THIS IS OUR MOST POPULAR CAMP AND FILLS UP FAST.
ADVANCED Tumbling Camp: July 20-23
DESCRIPTION: If your child loves to tumble and has experience, this is the perfect camp for them! The requirement for “Advanced Tumbling Camp” is a Round Off Tuck without assistance or “spotting” on a spring floor. This week’s camp is for our advanced level tumblers working on Level 3 (Tucks, Punch fronts, multiple handsprings) and Level 4/5 (Layouts & Fulls). Special guest “Brandon Bliss” will be instructing the second day of camp!

Chico Creek Dance Centre
CONTACT: 530-893-9028,
juliechicocreekdance@gmail.com
Show Kids Dance Camp- “Broadway Babes”
AGES: 4-7 (must be potty trained and fully independent in the restroom)
COST: $250
DATES: June15-19, June 22-26
DESCRIPTION: This 2-week camp will provide your child with an experience in the wonderful world of dance and theatre. We will explore current Broadway musicals that are popular with children and adults. Campers will learn several dance styles, songs from a vocal teacher, create props and crafts, and have tons of fun!!! Performance at the end of the two weeks for family and friends to enjoy. Special camp shirts and cast party are all included. Instructors: Melinda Buzan & Sheree Henning.
Show Kids Dance Camp- “Broadway Bound”
AGES: 8-11
COST: $250
DATES: June 15-19, June 22-26
DESCRIPTION: This 2-week camp will provide your child with an experience in the wonderful world of dance and theatre. We will explore current Broadway musicals that are popular with children and adults. Campers will learn several dance styles, songs from a vocal teacher, create props and crafts, and have tons of fun!!! Performance at the end of the two weeks for family and friends to enjoy. Special camp shirts and cast party are all included. Instructors: Melinda Buzan & Sheree Henning.

Chico Princess Parties
CONTACT: 530-809-1666, chicoprincesspartiesllc.com
AGES: 3-5 & 6-12
COST: $100-$125
DATES: Held weekly, please see website
Frozen 2 Camp: Journey into the unknown as we embark on our quest of the elements. Each camper will get to adopt a snowy woodland creature and will learn how to take care of their animal. Camp will revolve around all the different characters with lots of singing and dancing!
Avengers Training Academy: The Avengers are looking to expand and need heroes to protect the world. For one week only, these heroes will prepare students for the responsibilities of being a superhero. Each day will be focused around a specific Avenger and their abilities. Young agents will learn archery, nerf weapon creation, stark technology, costume creation, and self-defense.
Unicorn Glitter Camp: Celebrate the magic of unicorns! The camp will feature lots of sparkly crafts, singing, dancing, and make-believe! Let your little one’s imagination fly as they create their own unicorns to name, take care of and play with for years to come.
Star Wars: Mission to Space: In a camp, far far away, Jedi masters await young padawan campers who are eager to learn the ways of the force. These young Jedi’s will partake in all the ancient traditions of Star Wars. Podracing, epic lightsaber battles, Yoda English, and Jedi coding will prepare the campers to take on the dark side.
Hogwarts: Camp of Wizardry: The ministry of magic is pleased to offer this camp for aspiring wizards. Young wizards will take classes in the following studies: Potions, Care of Magical Creatures, History of Hogwarts, and Defense against the Dark Arts. Extracurricular activities will include quidditch.

Camp Quest West
CONTACT: 530-514-4884, www.campquestwest.org
AGES: 8-17
COST: $669 per week
DATES: 6/28-7/4 and 7/5-7/11
DESCRIPTION: Camp Quest West provides a week-long sleep away educational adventure for campers ages 8-17 shaped by fun, friends, and freethought. Our camp features science, natural wonder, and humanist values such as empathy, creativity, critical thinking, and community. Activities include hiking, swimming, archery, canoeing, team games, group activities, skits, arts and crafts, making lifelong friendships, and more! NorCal sessions are hosted at Camp Ross Relles near Nevada City.

Feather River Center
Aquatic Summer Camps
CONTACT: www.forebayaquaticcenter.com, 530-774-7934
AGES: 7-12
COST: $175 half day, $325 full day
DATES: Week long sessions start June 8th and end August 10th
DESCRIPTION: Our Summer Aquatic Camp is BIG FUN with daily paddling adventures on kayaks, stand up paddleboards, pedal boats, nature hikes while learning boating and water safety. Our counselors are lifeguard-certified and ready to give your kids the time of their lives on the water and on the shore. Camps run 8:30-12:30 or 8:30-4:30, include PFD’s and instruction, and use a variety of watercraft. Register online.

Govan Ranch
Everything Horse!
CONTACT: Marianne Govan 530-828-9547 call or text /or email: the govanranch@att.net
AGES: 6-9 and 10 + and up
COST: Day camps range from $65-$85/day with multiple day packages available. We can customize a camp for your group. Birthday parties and other small events on availability. Just ask!
DATES: Due to COVID 19, Summer Camp dates will be released as soon as possible. Please call, text, or email to inquire and be added to our contact list. We also have camps and private lessons for all ages throughout the year.
DESCRIPTION: Come ride and play with us! We teach the fundamentals of horsemanship and riding for beginners and up. Our camps and lessons are for kids who love horses and want to learn! We provide a safe, fun family atmosphere. Our small groups of 6-8 kids per camp are provided with individual helpers, so each student can learn safely at his or her skill and comfort level. Sample day schedule: Meet & greet, assign horses, grooming, and tacking up and riding daily. Fun and games, both on and off the horse, horse-related activities, and snack breaks. Some camps include lunch and a swim after horses are put away.

HYPE Dance Studio
IN-PERSON CAMPS
CONTACT: 898-8789, www.hypedancestudio.com
AGES: 3-12, see website
COST: $120-$145
DATES: Held weekly
Under the Sea Camp: Calling all mermaids! Get ready to have a fun-filled week UNDER the SEA with all your friends and dancing mermaids! Dancers are welcome to dress in their favorite attire. Each day includes an hour ballet, ½ hour snack/craft/color time, ½ hour storytime, an hour of learning new dances, and fun with bubbles! Please bring a snack. Camp includes final day Mermaid Parade inside the studio at 11:30 AM for all friends and family to see!
Slumber Party Camp: Get ready to enjoy some sleepover fun and activities with your besties! Dancers are welcome to dress in their favorite, comfortable PJ’s! Each day includes an hour jazz dance, ½ hour snack/craft/color time, ½ hour creative time for painting nails and making pillowcases, and an hour of choreography. Please bring a snack! Camp includes final day showcase at 11:30 AM for all friends and family to see!
JoJo’s Dance Party: You’re invited to the most exciting party of the summer…the JoJo Siwa Dance Party! Dancers will learn jazz and hip-hop routines to the fun music of JoJo Siwa! Get ready for a sassy week of dance, where everyone will get their very own JoJo Bow to keep! Activities include an hour of jazz technique and hip-hop class, ½ hour snack/craft time, ½ hour obstacle courses to fun music, an hour of choreography. Bring a snack! Final day showcase for parents at 11:30 AM!
Hip Hop Camp: Our most popular camp,8 years running! Learn the latest hip-hop moves with great music kids love! Each day will include 2 hours of hip-hop instruction, including warm-up, tricks and skills, rhythm and musicality, and choreography. 1 hour of freestyle and creative dance. Clean and appropriate music and movement for children. Breaks included. Bring a snack! Final day showcase for parents at 11:30 AM!
Frozen in the Summer: Join your favorite characters in our most popular camp for younger dancers! Dancers will learn ballet and lyrical styles of dance, and are welcome to dress in their favorite Frozen attire! Each day includes an hour ballet, ½ hour snack/craft/color time, ½ hour storytime, an hour of learning a dance. Please bring a snack! Each camp includes final day Frozen Princess Parade inside the studio at 11:30AM for all friends and family to see!
VIRTUAL CAMPS
AGES: 4-6, 7-9
COST: $55.00
Trolls Virtual Dance Camp!
DATES: June 1-4, 10:00 – 11:00 AM daily
DESCRIPTION: Get ready to have some fun with the exciting music from Trolls! This virtual dance camp includes 45 minutes of hip-hop dance (broken into two 20-min sections) and 15 minutes of fun arts and crafts, all with our instructors online via Zoom! All dancers will receive a complimentary CRAFT KIT to take home and will be available for pickup on Thurs, May 28, at HYPE Dance Studio. Online craft kits will also be available for those that aren’t able to pick one up! We are excited to hold this brand new virtual camp and dance with you to the Trolls music!
Frozen In The Summer Virtual Camp!
DATES: June 8-11, 10:00 – 11:00 AM daily
DESCRIPTION: Calling all Princesses! Join your favorite characters in our most popular camp for younger dancers…VIRTUAL STYLE! Dancers will learn ballet and lyrical styles of dance, and are welcome to dress in their favorite Frozen attire! Each day includes an hour ballet/lyrical, ½ hour for craft and storytime, and fun dance activities. All dancers will receive a complimentary CRAFT KIT to take home and will be available for pickup on Thurs, June 4, at HYPE Dance Studio. Online craft kits will also be available for those that aren’t able to pick one up! We are excited to hold this brand new virtual camp and take this Frozen adventure with you!
MORE VIRTUAL CAMPS ARE BEING ADDED DAILY! PLEASE CHECK OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.HYPEDANCESTUDIO.COM FOR NEW CLASS SESSIONS AND UPDATES!

Inspire School of Arts and Sciences
Musical Theater Dance
CONTACT: 530-895-4711, www.ChicoRec.com
AGES: 7th – 10th grades
COST: $150
DATES: 6/15-6/18 & 6/22-6/25
DESCRIPTION: Do you love to dance? Do you love musicals? Get moving in this four day, open-level musical theater dance class. You will have the opportunity to improve your dance technique, expand your knowledge of musical theater dance, and hone your performance skills. The first half of each day will be spent on jazz dance warm ups, center work, and progressions; the second half will be spent learning real musical theater choreography from shows like Newsies, Hairspray, West Side Story, Annie, and more! Wear comfortable clothing that allows full range of motion (no jeans), and bring a filled water bottle. Instructor: Sarah Shoemaker. Inspire School of Arts and Sciences, 335 W. Sacramento Ave., Dance Studio Room IC-26.

Kinetics Academy of Dance
CONTACT: 530-345-2505, KineticsAcademyofDance.com
AGES: 4-9 and 4-12
COST: $109-$229
DATES: Held weekly from June 15th – August 6th
DESCRIPTION: See website for times and days each camp is offered.
JoJo Siwa Hip Hop Diva – Hop on into this camp and live your Sweet Life. Set to JoJo’s fun, upbeat music, we’ll learn Hip Hop, and Jazz moves sure to make you smile.
FantasyLand Dance Camp – Unicorns, Mermaids, Fairies, Dragons, and more! Hear the stories and become the legends as we immerse ourselves into FantasyLand. Dancing, stories, crafts, games, and dress-up will make their dreams come true.
FORTNITE Dance Camp – Get away from the video game and start moving! Wanna learn FORTNITE and other popular dance trends? In this fun-filled camp, we will do games, crafts, and of course, dance.
Pokémon – Learn to become a Pokémon trainer. Trade cards, play the game, and get up and move to some Pokémon music.
FORTNITE/Pokémon Combo – Enroll for both camps and stay for lunch!
Fairy Tale Princess & Tea Party Camp – Let the classic stories of Beauty and The Beast, Cinderella, and others inspire you to move your feet to an enchanting beat! Each day will include a pre-ballet foundations class, a snack fit for a princess, storytime, crafts, and dances celebrating the themes of the day.
Frozen Friends Adventure – In our Frozen world, the Ice Princesses have lots of winter wonderland friends. Come learn about the animals and people that live there. We’ll dance, craft, hear stories, and make friends as we explore this magical world. Transform yourself into an Ice Princess and dance the day away.

NorCal Football Camps
OL/DL Camp, QB/WR Camp, Youth Football Camp
CONTACT: 570-6935, www.butte.edu/
AGES: July 8-10 & July 15-17
COST: $100 per camp
DESCRIPTION: All camps are run by the Butte College Football Staff. Great for beginners who are just learning the game of Football or experienced players who want to continue to build on their current skillset and knowledge. Camps run from 9AM to 1PM at the Butte College Practice Field.

Notre Dame Preschool
CONTACT: Shelly Brown, 530-487-7330
AGES: 2 and 1/2-6 years
COST: $452 per month 3 hours daily/5 days a week (Fewer days per week are a possible option, please ask)
DATES: When we reopen to August 12th.
DESCRIPTION: We offer summer enrichment activities for TK and Kinder children entering first grade. We do lots of water activities as well!

Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology
Anthropology Camp
AGES: 5-11
COST: See website for new, (deeply discounted) virtual price
DATES: July 6-30 Mon- Thurs
DESCRIPTION: We are retooling our program with Zoom presentations followed by easy activities to delight and astound with minimal parent support! Every day of camp will be a new adventure with a guided interactive conversation, an occasional international guest, a storytime, or an experiment to see and follow along at home. Together we will appreciate the world around us. Plus, easy, hands-on activities to download.

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