Almond Country Farm
Summer Horse Camp
CONTACT: 343-1558, 570-5984
COST: $25 per day
DATES: June 12th – August 16th
DESCRIPTION: Camps are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8am-12pm for children 4-15 years of age. Learn riding, care, and all about horses. This camp runs weekly through summer break. Campers may come as often as they like, as camp is on a daily sign up basis.
Summer Music Camps at Apollo Academy
AGES: Open to ages 5 to 105!
DESCRIPTION: Bring the whole family and enjoy learning to play the ukulele! In this 4-day, intensive (2 hours each day), we will get you up and playing your favorite songs on the ukulele. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED.
DESCRIPTION: This weekend (4 hours a day) workshop will get you started making dope beats with your iPad or laptop. Learn the ins and outs of creating a beat from scratch and how to turn your beats into a full-fledged song. iPad or Laptop required.
The Beatles: A Magical Mystery Tour
DESCRIPTION: Learn to play a few of your favorite Beatles songs on your instrument. We will be playing as a group and all ages are welcome! Whether you play guitar, piano, bass, drums, violin, cello, brass, woodwinds or sing, we’ll have a blast playing these incredible songs together. AT LEAST ONE YEAR EXPERIENCE ON YOUR INSTRUMENT REQUIRED.
Music Theory for Everyone
DESCRIPTION: Have you always wanted to understand how music works? How to read music? Join our Director of Music Education, Eric, for a weekend (4 hours each day) workshop that will get you up and running fast. No prior knowledge of music required; just curiosity and an appetite for fun…yes…MUSIC THEORY IS FUN!
DOOKIE: Green Day Camp
DESCRIPTION: Don’t wait until September ends…learn your favorite Green Day songs in this 4-day rock camp (2 hours a day) for tweens and teens. Bring your guitar, bass, drums or your jammin’ voice for a punk camp that’s sure to get you rockin’ this summer. AT LEAST ONE YEAR EXPERIENCE ON YOUR INSTRUMENT REQUIRED.
A Journey Through Music
DESCRIPTION: Music History for Everyone: Our Director of Music Education, Eric, will lead you on a fun, informative and inspirational journey through the history of music. Learn all about composers and their most important works from the Middle Ages to 20th Century iconoclasts… No prior knowledge of music is required.
Bidwell Presbyterian Church
Kidwell Park Programs
CONTACT: (530) 343-1484,
Kidwell Park VBX JR 2018
AGES: 3 years old by June 1 – Kindergarten COST: $55
DATES: June 19th-21st
DESCRIPTION: Vacation Bible eXperience is Kidwell Park’s annual summer camp for preschool & kindergarten age children. This year’s epic theme is all about how, “Jesus is our Super Hero!” Join the MARVELous fun as we discover how Jesus’ love for us can help us become extraordinary heroes of faith just like those in the Bible. VBX JR is a morning camp from 9am-11:30am, June 19th-21st. Visit www.bidwellpres.org for more information and registration.
Kidwell Park VBX 2018
AGES: 1st -5th grade COST: $75
DATES: June 25th-29th
DESCRIPTION: Vacation Bible eXperience is Kidwell Park’s annual week long summer camp! Open to kids in 1st-5th grade, VBX is a fun filled week of discovering God’s love. Join us as we, “MARVEL at the KING” and discover how God uses ordinary people and turns them into extraordinary heroes of faith. VBX is a morning camp from 9am-12pm, June 25th-29th. Visit www.bidwellpres.org for more information and registration.
Boys and Girls Clubs of the North Valley
Boys and Girls Club
AGES: 6-17 years
COST: $25.00 Summer Months
DESCRIPTION: Join the Chico Boys and Girls Club this summer for great fun Monday-Friday all summer long. We offer a range of programs from academic support and tutoring, to arts and theater, leadership, healthy eating, exercise, and more! Activities are always age appropriate and FUN! Where kids can be kids! Clubhouse (ages 6-12) open from 2:00-6:00pm and Teen Center (ages 13-17) open from 1:00pm-6:00pm.
AGES: 6-12 years COST: $145.00 weekly
DESCRIPTION: Camp Jamoa is a full service day camp that serves ages 6-12. Camp is open Monday- Friday from 7:30am-6:00pm. Camp Jamoa is the most affordable summer program & provides some of the most extensive services. Camp has multiple field trips each week and includes meals. Sign your children up for a summer filled with fun, laughter, learning, & lasting memories. Register now for 1 or all 9 weeks. Camp starts June 11th.
AGES: 6-12 years
COST: $125.00 weekly
DESCRIPTION: Camp Jamoa is a full service day camp that serves ages 6-12 and is held in Paradise. Camp is open Monday- Friday from 7:30am-6:00pm. Camp Jamoa is the most affordable summer program & provides some of the most extensive services. Camp has multiple field trips each week and includes meals. Sign your children up for a summer filled with fun, laughter, learning, and lasting memories. Register now for 1 or all 9 weeks. Camp starts June 11th.
Butte County 4-H
Butte County 4-H Summer Camp
COST: $275 per youth (plus $55 4-H enrollment fee, if youth are not current 4-H members)
DATES: Sunday, 6/24-Thursday, 6/28
DESCRIPTION: This is your invitation to summer fun and learning! At 4-H Camp, youth will enjoy swimming, sports, fishing, kayaking and boating, crafts, campfires, singing, and games- all at Lake Francis, Dobbins. The camp has cabins with bunks that sleep 10 people, including one adult, teen counselors, plus campers. We also include a nurse as part of our staff. Contact the UCCE Butte County 4-H office at 538-7201 to learn more!
California Regional Theatre
Theatre Summer Camps
Disney’s 101 Dalmatians Kids Camp
AGES: 5-6 & 7-10
COST: $180.00 & $200.00
DESCRIPTION: California Regional Theater is offering classes for ages 5-10. These classes are designed to build skill in the area of performing arts, including vocal performance, acting, and dance. Classes will be taught by veteran directors of professional and community theater. Each class is an exciting program designed to cultivate children’s imagination, foster confidence, and have fun! Students will be introduced to theater through creative play, dramatics, music, and movement.
Hats Off To Broadway
DESCRIPTION: California Regional Theater is offering classes for ages 11-15. These classes are designed to build skill in the area of performing arts, including vocal performance, acting, and dance. Classes will be taught by veteran directors of professional and community theater. Each class is an exciting program designed to cultivate imagination, foster confidence, and have fun! Students will be introduced to theater through dramatics, music, and movement.
Camp Wild Heart
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Camp Wild Heart
AGES: 4 years and 9 months to 13
COST: Package rates include: $1,400 for full summer, $500 for 15 days, $275 for 8 days, $115 for 3 days and days do not need to be consecutive, mix and match dates throughout the summer.
DATES: June 4th to August 23rd DESCRIPTION: They work hard all school year. Set them free this summer. Free to imagine. Free to explore. Free to play. Free to learn. Fun, friendship, science, art, nature, adventure, park and creek exploration come together in a fully child choice environment with respectful, caring adults sharing fun, hands on activities and projects. $500 credit toward camp and FREE breakfast and lunch (open to ALL students in any income level or schooling status).
Chico Area Recreation and Park District
AGES: 3 and up COST: Varies, see website
DATES: Varies June 11–Aug. 15, see website
DESCRIPTION: CARD’s huge list of 30+ 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, mountain biking, LEGO and dance will make your child’s summer memorable.
Chico Art School & Gallery
Fun with Drawing & Painting
DATES: June, July, August
DESCRIPTION: Fundamentals of art will be covered with the emphasis on fun! Drawing and painting instruction – topics covered are perspective, mixing colors, contour drawing, shading, texture, and composition. Develop your own unique creative style with instructor, Janet Lombard Blixt, voted Best Chico Visual Artist for seven years. Visit their Facebook and website for more info. Email to schedule a class or camp. Camps held 9:30-11:30, Monday-Thursday.
Chico Cheer All Stars, Inc.
Chico Cheer July Camps
COST:1st camp $100, 2nd camp $75, 3rd camp $50
DATES: See below
CAMP INFO: All camps run 10am-2pm with a min. of a half hour lunch break. Please wear shorts and tank top or tee with flexible tennis shoes and bring a sack lunch.
Beginners Cheer Camp: July 9th-12th
DESCRIPTION: 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! Chants and cheers will also be taught, as well as team activities.
Tumbling Camp: July 16th-19th
DESCRIPTION: 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.
Stunt Camp: July 23rd-26th
DESCRIPTION: 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.
Chico Creek Dance Centre
Show Kids Dance Camp in the “Magic Kingdom”
COST: $175 for 2 weeks
DATES: Mon-Fri, June 11-22, 9am-12pm
DESCRIPTION: Show Kids Dance Camp in the “Magic Kingdom” is a two week camp offering children ages 4-10 years of age an experience in the wonderful world of dance and theatre! Campers will learn several dance styles, songs, create props, and crafts, and have tons of fun that will prepare them for two performances during the last week of camp! It is a great opportunity for children to explore their own creativity through movement and meet new friends! Special camp shirts and cast party are all included.
“WERKSHOP”: Hip-Hop Dance Camps!
COST: $150 per week
DATES: “Werkshop” Camp 1: M-F, July 9-13 from 9am-12pm, “Werkshop”Camp 2: M-F, July 23-27, 1pm-4pm
DESCRIPTION: If Hip-Hop is what you seek this summer, “THE WERKSHOP” is the place for you. Our experienced instructors will focus on building your camper’s hip-hop technique, choreographic capabilities, and above all, performance quality. Our camps consist of group activities, arts & crafts, games, and lots of hip-hop dancing. Instructors: Genevieve Muzquiz, Raven Hunter, and Noms Solorio.
Chico Montessori Children’s House
Chico Montessori Summer Camp
AGES: 2 years 9 months – 5 years (potty trained)
COST: $189-$335 per 2 week session
DATES: June 11th-August 17th
DESCRIPTION: Come join Chico Montessori this summer with 5 educationally themed sessions. Each camp will run M-F for 2 weeks. We will have outside water games and cool air conditioning indoors while having fun and learning. Prices vary from $189-$335 for each two week session depending on schedule.
Chico Racquet Club
DATES: June 11th-August 10th
DESCRIPTION: Tennis instruction, café lunch, swimming, and tennis games.
Chico Unified School District
Chico Unified School District Summer Intersession Camp
CONTACT: 891-3000 ext. 173,
AGES: 1st – 8th grade
DATES: M-F 6/11 – 6/29
DESCRIPTION: Chico Unified offers a FREE camp for students who currently attend Bidwell and Chico Junior, or Citrus, McManus, Neal Dow, Parkview, and Rosedale Elementary Schools. Camp runs Monday-Friday from June 11th – June 29th, 8:00am – 12:30pm. Students will participate in field trips, physical activities, nutrition lessons, science projects, crafts, and so much more! Breakfast and lunch are FREE for all students. Please visit the main office of your student’s school to sign up or for more information.
Creative STEAM Chico
Morning STEAM Camp: AGES: 5-12. COST: $125 weekly, $30 Daily, 7:40-11am daily. DATES: June 11th-Aug 15th
LEGO Art & Engineering Camp: AGES: 6-12. COST: $140 weekly, $35 daily, 8-11am. DATES: June 25th – 29th& Aug 6th-10th
Bricks Olympics Camp: AGES: 7-12. COST: $99 weekly, $30 daily, 12-3pm. DATES: June 25th-29th
Jedi Robotics: AGES: 7-12. COST: $140 weekly, $35 daily, 12-3pm. DATES: June 25th-29th.
Video Game Designer Camp: AGES: 7-12. COST: $140 weekly, 8-11am. DATES: June 11th-15th & July 9th-13th.
Muggles & Wizards Camp: AGES: 5-12. COST: $140 weekly, $30 daily. DATES: July 9th-13th.
Star Wars Robotics Camp: AGES: 7-12. COST: $140 weekly, 8-11am. DATES: July 16th-20th
Stop Motion Animation Camp: AGES: 7-12. COST: $140 weekly. DATES: July 16th-20th from12-3pm & July 30th-Aug 3rd from 8-11am.
LEGO Photography Camp: AGES: 7-12. COST: $140 weekly, 12-3pm. DATES: June 11th- 15th & July 23rd-27th
Brick Engineers Camp: AGES: 5-12. COST: $99 weekly, $30 daily. DATES: July 23rd-27th.
Hot Wheels Robotics Camp: AGES: 7-12. COST: $140 weekly, 8-11am. DATES: June 18th-22nd & Aug 6th-10th
Super Hero Camp: AGES: 5-12. COST: $99 weekly, $30 daily, 12-3pm. DATES: Aug 6th-10th
Catapults & Roller Coaster Camps: AGES: 5-12. COST: $140 weekly, $30 daily, 12-3pm. DATES: July 30th-Aug 3rd.
Paradise Camps: Held weekly June 11th-August 10th from 12-3pm in Paradise.
Dimple Deedles Music Studio
AGES: 0-18 months, 18 months – 3 years, 3 & 4 years and 4 & 5 years
DATES: June & July (see website for dates & class times)
Peek-a-Boo! I Love You
DESCRIPTION: Learn songs, finger plays, and dances you need to enhance your experience with baby at home.
DESCRIPTION: A beach-themed class to get your child moving and dancing while developing fine motor skills like finger plays, gross motor skills like galloping, and life skills like turn-taking and self-control.
On the Road – A Family Adventure!
DESCRIPTION: Your child will sing and explore instruments in this summer vacation-themed class.
DESCRIPTION: Peek into the rain forest of Latin America, learn some Spanish phrases, and make an instrument out of water.
Durham Recreation & Park District
Durham-azing Summer Camp
AGES: K-2nd and 3rd-5th
COST: $135/weekly (full day)
$90/weekly (half day)
$35/day (full day drop in)
$20/day (half day drop in)
DATES: June 4th – August 10th (weekly)
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, Fun-Food Fridays, the bounce house, pool time, music, and more!
Nature Ninjas Summer Camp (week-long)
COST: $225 per week
DATES: June 25-29, and Aug 6-10, 9am-3pm
DESCRIPTION: If your children love to be outside and are passionate about nature, this is the camp for them. Our days will be filled with nature-inspired activities, games that will stimulate their senses, earth-based crafts, survival skills, and lots of creek explorations. You kids will come home excited, happy… and dirty! We will meet at 5 Mile Recreation Area, see our website for more details.
Nature Detectives Summer Day Camp, Wednesdays
COST: $160/month, $45/day
DATES: 4 consecutive Wednesdays, July 11 – Aug 1, 9am-1pm
DESCRIPTION: If your children love to be outside and are passionate about nature, this is the camp for them. Our days will be filled with nature-inspired activities, games that will stimulate their senses, earth-based crafts and lots of creek explorations. You kids will come home excited, happy… and dirty! We will meet at 5 Mile Recreation Area, see our website for more details. This camp is for a younger age group, and therefore is only 4 hours long.
Nature Ninjas Summer Camp, Thursdays
COST: $195/month, $60/day
DATES: 4 consecutive Thursdays, July 12 – Aug 2, 9am-3pm
DESCRIPTION: If your children love to be outside and are passionate about nature, this is the camp for them. Our days will be filled
with nature-inspired activities, games that will stimulate their senses, earth-based crafts, survival skills, and lots of creek explorations. You kids will come home excited, happy… and dirty! We will meet at 5 Mile Recreation Area, see our website for more details.
Evangelical Free Church of Chico
NBC Junior Basketball Camp
AGES: 7-12 COST: $150
DATES: June 25-29
DESCRIPTION: This is a Complete Skills Junior Day Camp – This camp offers comprehensive skill training, motivation and leadership training, and NBC’s intensity station- all within a 9am to 3pm time frame. Be sure to check the website for more information.
UW Sports Camp
AGES: 4-12 COST: $75
DATES: June 11-15
DESCRIPTION: This is a five-day camp for children ages 4-12. You choose one sports track in which your child will participate throughout the week; Basketball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee and Team 45 (for ages 4 & 5). We focus on fun, friendliness, and fundamentals!
Vacation Bible School
AGES: 5 years old (by Sept 1) through 6th Grade
DATES: July 16-20
DESCRIPTION: The theme is “Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus” and we will enjoy singing, Bible stories, crafts, drama, games, snacks and lots of fun. Online Registration begins on June 1 and it fills up fast. We will possibly have an evening session in addition to our usual morning session that same week. Check the webpage for details and times.
Equestrians In Harmony
Day Horse Camps, see below
CONTACT: 530-200-3944, www.equestriansinharmony.com
AGES: 7 and up
COST: $120 for 1 day camp or $100 per day camp for more than one camp
Follow The Leader Day Horse Camp: Thursday, June 14th or Tuesday, August 14th
Tail of a Tango Horse Camp: Thursday, June 21st or Tuesday, August 7th
A Painted Pony Day Horse Camp: Thursday, June 28th or Tuesday July 31st
DESCRIPTION: The Follow The Leader Day horse Camp is a fun fillled day of games and horses. The Tail of a Tango Day Horse Camp is an action-packed day of dance and horse’s combined. The A Painted Pony Day Horse Camp is a wonderful workshop day exploring many forms of art with horses and the art of leading/riding a horse. For more information about one of the themed horse camps including times and locations or to sign up contact Megan Grove at 530-200-3944 or go to www.equestriansinharmony.com
Expanded Learning Program
www.bcoe.org (Type “Summer Camp” in the search box)
AGES: K-8th COST: $135 *fee increase of $5/camp after May 31st
DATES: Weekly from June 18th – July 27th
DESCRIPTION: Weekly camp themes include: Technology Exploration, Art Exploration, Robotics & 3D Design, Athletic Adventures, Challenge Quest, and Grub Hub. See website for more details.
Feather River Recreation and Park District
Catch The Dream
AGES: 5-12 years
COST: $28 per day
DATES: June 11th-August 14th
DESCRIPTION: Looking for place where your children can enjoy the summer? Join our fun camp where children will make new friends, experience new things and make great memories. Fun weekly themes, a light morning and afternoon snack, swimming and outdoor activities are what make us fun! Pre-registration is required. Registered today! Two day minimum commitment. Camp location: Nelson School, 2255 6th St, Oroville.
Forebay Aquatic Center
Weeklong Aquatic Camp
COST: $160 mornings 8:30-12:30; $295 8:30-4:30
DATES: Weekly beginning June 11; last week begins August 13
DESCRIPTION: Come learn Boating and Water Safety in the fun and friendly confines of the Thermalito North Forebay. Learn to SUP, kayak, canoe, hydro-bike and pedal cruise in the cool water-and swim! Camp is SO much fun you won’t want to go home!
AGES: 8-15, 16 and up in adult classes
COST: $125 per person, or $225 for couples/pairs, includes manual
DATES: Monthly classes begin Thursdays: 5p-8p May 3, June 7, July 5 and August 2
DESCRIPTION: Learn basics of sailing in four easy lessons taught by members of the Butte Sailing Club at the Thermalito North Forebay. Classes begin at 5pm and end by 8pm every Thursday for one month. Lots of fun from knots, reading the wind and water, tacking and more!!
FunLand/ Cal Skate Chico
FunLand Extreme Fun Summer Camps
COST: $165 all day (9-5) or $130 mornings (9-1pm)
DATES: Session 1: June 18th – June 22nd
Session 2: June 25th – June 29th
Session 3: July 9th – July 13th
Session 4: July 23rd – July 27th
Session 5: August 6th – August 10th
DESCRIPTION: Fun? Check. Safe? Check. Variety? Double check! This is a chance to do everything Funland/Cal Skate has to offer, and then some! Campers can spend the mornings, or whole days, doing things not normally offered to the public. Our goal is to offer days FULL of assorted activities – we can’t even list them all here! Activity examples: Skating, mini-golfing, batting, jump house, arts/crafts, arcade games, dodge ball, hockey, and more!
Girls on the Run of the North State
AGES: Girls going in to 3rd-5th grades in fall of 2018
COST: $125.00 (financial assistance is available based on household income – see website for details)
DATES: ONE WEEK ONLY: Week of June 11th. Mon-Fri from 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm at McManus Elementary School, 988 East Ave, Chico
DESCRIPTION: CAMP GOTR combines the best of Girls on the Run with the fun of summer camp! Over the course of ONE WEEK, girls entering 3rd–5th grades in fall 2018 explore FRIENDSHIPS in a fun and inclusive setting. Girls move, play, create, discuss, connect, laugh and make new friends through games and activities designed to discover what makes a good friend and how to be a good friend. REGISTRATION: Online only at www.gotrnorthstate.org.
The World of Adash
COST: $150 per child for the week (discounts available for siblings)
DATES: June 18 – June 22, July 2 – July 6, July 16 – 20, July 30 – August 3
DESCRIPTION: Sessions are Monday through Friday, 10 am-4 pm. An immersive, week long Dungeons & Dragons and Live Action Roleplay (LARP) experience. Includes character creation, basic fantasy combat training, costume creation, D&D sessions, and ends with a day-long LARP session in Upper Park! Safe foam (boffer) weapons, all D&D supplies, and drinks and snacks provided, but please bring a lunch.
Honey Run Quilters
Quilting for Kids
DATES: June 18-22, 1:30-4:30pm and July 16-20, 1:30-4:30pm
DESCRIPTION: Want to beat the heat this summer? Join us for our annual kids quilt camp. We have a new quilt this year. It is a beginner level quilt, introducing the young sewist to the basics of quilting and sewing—accurate seam allowances, piecing and pressing. All cutting will be completed by HRQ staff prior to camp. Fabric for the project must be picked out a few days before the class. This camp will be offered both in June and July. If you repeat in July, we will have a different quilt for you to do. Stay all day and take the sewing project camp too!
Sewing Projects for Kids
DATES: June 18-22, 9:30am-12:30pm & July 16-20, 9:30am-12:30pm
DESCRIPTION: Have your children learn lifelong skills. We will have a sewing camp that is project based. You will have 4 different projects to create during this camp. There will be a stuffed pillow, stuffed critters, an apron, and one surprise art project! The kids will learn many different sewing skills, accurate seam allowances, piecing and pressing. Fabrics should be picked out a few days before the class. If you repeat in July, we will have different projects for you to do. Stay all day and take the quilt camp too!
HYPE Dance Studio
HYPE’s Summer Camps 2018
AGES: 3-5, 6-8
DATES: June 25-27, 9AM – 12PM
DESCRIPTION: Get ready for an amazing journey to the sea as we explore the musical voyage of Moana and friends! Dancers are encouraged to dress for the adventure! Island-themed activities will be included, an hour of ballet and jazz, ½ hour of snack/craft/color time, ½ hour story time, and an hour of choreography. Early drop off at 8:30 AM is available. Bring a snack! Register early for this one!
Music Video Camp
AGES: 6-8, 9-12. 9AM – 12PM
COST: $135.00 (The music video will be given to all dancers on the last day of camp!)
DATES: July 9-12.
DESCRIPTION: Calling all dancers! Get ready to star in your very own MUSIC VIDEO! Dancers will learn choreography and get styled for their first music video shoot ever! Professional cameras will come “on
location” to HYPE’s specially designed set to film on the final day! Dancers will learn hip-hop and jazz choreography, and learn the exciting process of dancing in a music video.
Slumber Party Camp
AGES: 3-5, 6-8
DATES: July 16-18, 9AM – 12PM
DESCRIPTION: Get ready for some fun with our new Slumber Party Camp! Dancers, come in your favorite pajamas and get ready to have fun with your besties! Bring your favorite stuffed animal. Fun activities will be included, like making your own pillowcase and painting each other’s nails! Camp will include an hour of hip hop and jazz, ½ hour of snack/craft/color time, ½ hour story time, and an hour of choreography. Early drop off at 8:30 AM is available. Bring a snack! Register early for this one!
Hip Hop Jamz Camp
AGES: 4-6, 7-12
DATES: July 23-26, 9AM – 12PM
DESCRIPTION: 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. Plus 1 hour of freestyle and creative dance with clean and appropriate music and movement for children. Breaks included. This camp fills up fast, early registration suggested!
Summer Beach Camp
AGES: 6-8, 9-12.
DATES: July 30-August 2, 9AM – 12PM
DESCRIPTION: End your summer with FUN! Each day of camp includes dancing up a sweat, and water games to end the day! Dancers will enjoy summer beach-themed classes that include jazz and hip hop styles. Camp will include dance class, choreography, obstacle courses, snacks, craft time, and water games! Dancers come in clothes you can get wet in, and bring a change of clothes. Early drop off at 8:30 AM is available. Bring a snack! A water slide bounce house will be provided on the last day of camp! Get ready to have some fun in the summer sun!
In Motion Fitness
Kids In Motion Summer Camps
AGES: 4-8yrs COST: $115/child
DATES: June 18th-2nd Hawaiian Luau, July 9th-13th Solar Systems, July 23rd-27th Camping, August 6th-10th Ocean Life
DESCRIPTION: In Motion Fitness Summer Camps are designed to get your kids active and off the couch! In Motion Fitness offers 4 weeks of camps throughout the summer that have your kids doing many fun activities including: swimming, exercising, cooking, science projects, playing games, teambuilding, and most importantly HAVING FUN!!! All camps are Monday-Friday 9am-1pm.
JROB Wrestling Camps
JROB Technique and Competition Wrestling Camps
AGES: 8 – 18 Technique, 12-18 Competition
COST: $379 – $499
DATES: July 15 – 19 (Technique Camp) & July 20 – 24 (Competition Camp)
DESCRIPTION: JROB Wrestling Camps, the #1 wrestling camp system since 1978, will host a 5-Day Technique Camp and a 5-Day Competition Camp at CSU-Chico featuring top coaching talent from across the country. The two camps may be combined for a discounted 10-Day Combo Camp price. Learn more and register at www.jrobinsoncamps.com.
COST: Daily or hourly rates- call for more information.
DESCRITION: KidsPark is offering fun, weekly themed summer camps. Each week is packed full of a variety of activities, guaranteed to be fun for everyone. From Kitchen Cooking, to Wacky Water Week, Goopy Gak Attack, and more. KidsPark summer camps have been a creating great summer memories for the last 11 years! Call now for more information.
Kids Outdoor Sports Camp
CONTACT: (530) 526-7203,
DATES: June 10th-15th, June 24th-29th, July 8th-13th ADV Camp June 17th-21st
DESCRIPTION: Camps are hosted Sunday-Friday at the beautiful Red Bank Outfitters in Red Bluff, CA. Youth are educated about the outdoors, wildlife, and conservation. All kids will go through Hunters Education and will receive their Hunters Ed Certification if they pass the exam at the end of the week. They will receive hands on training from our first class instructors on how to safely and successfully shoot shotguns, rifles, and archery, and they will even learn how to fish! If your child already has their HE certificate, they can attend our advanced camp, where they will receive more advanced training in all areas listed above. For more information about camp activities, our instructors, or the facility please visit our website. This year KOSC is celebrating their 21st year in operation and has hosted kids from most states and some from other countries. Scholarships may be available.
Kinetics Academy of Dance
Star Wars Camp
DESCRIPTION: Let the Force be with you as campers undergo Jedi training and resist the dark side. Trainees will make crafts, endure an obstacle course, and use creative movement to dramatize their victory. Invigorating music will set the stage for dancing and movement that no one can resist. New Jedis will showcase their efforts at the end of camp to friends and family, Cost $125. Dates: 7/23 – 7/26 from 12:30pm-3:30pm, 8/6 – 8/9 from 9am-12pm (extended day option available).
You Think You Can Dance? Camp
DESCRIPTION: Say “Yes!” to that question at our fun and exciting dance camp! Finish off your summer with a bang in our great introduction (or review) of dance foundations in Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop and Tap! Learn choreography to be performed the last day for family and friends, and go away with dances you can do anywhere. This camp offers age appropriate dance moves for kids with or without dance experience. There’s no reason to be bored this summer when you can be dancing!! Cost $125. Dates: 7/30 – 8/2 from 9am-12pm (extended day option available) for ages 5-8, 8/6 – 8/9 from 12:30-3:30 for ages 9-12.
Fairy Tale Princess Camp
DESCRIPTION: 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, story time, and finally, crafts and dances celebrating the themes of the day. Ages 4-6, Cost: $125-$200. Dates: 7/9-7/12 from 9am-12pm or 9am-2pm, 7/16-7/19 from 12:30-3:30pm. their efforts at the end of camp to friends and family, Cost $125. Dates: 7/23 – 7/26 from 12:30pm-3:30pm, 8/6 – 8/9 from 9am-12pm (extended day option available).
Summer Dance Workshop
DESCRIPTION: For the more seasoned dancer who would like to keep up with their abilities and focus on areas that take a little more time to perfect. These workshops will take your abilities to the next level with professional instructors who will work with you and help you meet some of your summer goals. Stand out from the dance crowd, make new friends and have fun doing it! Ages 8-16, Cost: $125, Dates 6/25-6/28 and 7/16-7/19 from 9am-12pm.
American Girl Tea & Dance
DESCRIPTION: You and your favorite doll are cordially invited to this dance camp exclusively designed around the history of The American Girl Doll. This camp is packed with dancing, tea parties, games, crafts and stories. Final day of camp dancers and dolls will perform a dance routine for family and friends. Tea party snacks are provided. Please bring water. Ages 4-8, Cost $125-$200. Dates: 6/25-6/28 from 9am-12pm and 9am-2pm, 7/23-7/26 from 12:30pm-3:30pm.
NorCal Football Camps
OL/DL Camp, QB/WR Camp, Youth Football Camp
AGES: OL/DL (Grades K-12), QB/WR Camp (Grades 6-12), Youth Football Camp (Grades 1-8) DATES: OL/DL Camp (Jun 20-22), QB/WR Camp (Jun 27-29), Youth Football Camp (11-13)
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 skill set and knowledge. Butte College is a 2-Time State/National Champion in Football (2013 & 2008). Camps run from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Butte College Practice Field.
North State Ballet
Intermediate/Advanced Intensive Program
DATES: June 11-15
DESCRIPTION: This dance intensive is geared for upper and lower intermediate/advanced ballet students. NSB will be hosting guest master instructors in multiple genres of dance. This program will run from 1:00-6:00pm, Monday through Friday. A 50% non-refundable deposit is due at the time of registration. We will offer a $50 discount for all students registered and paid in full by May 1st.
Beginning/Intermediate Summer Dance Workshop
AGES: 7+ by start of intensive
DATES: July 30-August 2
DESCRIPTION: This dance intensive is geared toward younger beginner/intermediate ballet students who will study multiple genres of dance. The program will run from 10:00am-1:30pm Monday through Thursday. A 50% non-refundable deposit is due at the time of registration. We will offer a $25 discount for students registered and paid in full by May 1st.
Silver Dollar BMX
AGES: 4-14 COST: $100-$125/week
DATES: 6/11-6/14, 6/25-6/29, 7/9-7/13
DESCRIPTION: CARD and Silver Dollar BMX have partnered to bring BMX to Chico again this summer. Come meet our professional instructor, Jake Peebles, and other national champion instructors. If you are just beginning, or have some experience, you will not want to miss out! This camp features basic instruction from the starting-gate to the finish-line. Bring your own equipment or borrow our full-face helmets and bikes at no charge!
Trinity United Methodist Church
Vacation Bible School
COST: $10 per person or $20 for a family of 2 or more, scholarships available
DATES: June 25th – 29th from 5-8pm
DESCRIPTION: This year’s theme is a white water rafting theme titled, Rolling River Rampage, experience the ride of a lifetime with God. Each evening will begin with a family meal and fellowship time. Following the meal, there will be Bible study, music, discovery time, recreation time and craft activities for children and youth. This promises to be a fun week. Join us for a week of fun and inspiration. For more information, call the church office at 343-1497.
Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology
Summer Camp at the Valene Smith Museum of Anthropology on Chico State Campus!
COST: $110 each session
DATES: July 9th-Aug. 2nd, M-Th 8:30-12:30
DESCRIPTION: Travel the globe to enter epic time periods. Come explore where history and fantasy connect with games, art, and science. See the world through the lens of anthropology! Plus Whacky Wednesdays – optional theme-related dress up days!
Superheroes: July 9-12
History’s Mysteries: July 16-19
Shark Week: July 23-26
Locked in the Library: July 30-Aug 2