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2016 Summer Camps

 

Alameda Pediatric Dentistry

1443 Cedarwood Lane, Suite D

Pleasanton, CA 94566

(925) 846-KIDS

www.AlamedaPediatricDentistry.com

Our dental staff provides dental care to children, teens and special needs patients in the greater East Bay Area. We strive to create a fun-filled environment where children feel at home! With three kid friendly locations in Alameda, Pleasanton & Oakland, we're conveniently located to better serve your family needs.

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Critter Camp at Valley Humane Society

3670 Nevada Street

Pleasanton, CA 94566

(925) 426-8656

www.ValleyHumane.org

Whether you're curious about cats or dedicated to dogs, Valley Humane Society has the camp for you! Our fun, fur-filled humane education programs for ages 7-11 offer kids an exciting variety of animal activities, games, crafts, special guests, and hands-on opportunities. Week-long day camps start June 27 and run until July 29.

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enGAGE! Summer Enrichment Camp

at Harvest Park Middle School

(925) 577-6981

www.engagethegifted.org

info@engagethegifted.org

enGAGE! Summer Enrichment Camp inspires kids to stretch themselves beyond grade-level standards and use higher order thinking skills to become creative problem solvers. enGAGE! Students will thrive with time and encouragement from our talented faculty, deeply investigate topics, learn to ask questions that will lead to a lifetime of discovery and have FUN with other students who share their interests! Two-week or four-week options for incoming 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th graders. Courses include Creative Writing, Creative Problem Solving, Brain Fitness Through Art, LEGO Robotics, Music Production, American Sign Language (ASL) and Computer Animation & Coding classes. New courses for 2016 include Take a Stand! – Argumentative Writing & Debate, Pastel Drawing & Watercolor Painting and Electronics Lab. Session 1 is June 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29 & 30. Session 2 is July 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13 & 14.

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Fashion Design & Sewing Camp

@KIDZKRAFTZ!

7690 Quail Creek Cir., Dublin, CA 94568

(925) 271-0015

www.KidzKraftz.com

Focus on sewing stylish, wearable clothing, accessories, craft and jewelry projects, while introducing children to fashion design concepts, sewing techniques, basic pattern manipulation and fashion illustration. Sewing machines and notions provided. FREE fabric for first day of the camp. Pizza party on last day of the camp. Early Bird Registration Special, as well as many discount options available.

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QuantumCamp

Livermore / Oakland / Foster City / Mountain View

(510) 520-4066

hayley@quantumcamp.com

www.QuantumCamp.com

Join our engaging, hands-on, miss-on math and science camps for first through eighth grade. Campers conduct experiments and projects that facilitate intriguing discoveries of the world around them. And they leave excited and curious to explore math and science at school and beyond. Exciting math and science summer camp in four Bay Area locations! Camps run from June 27th through August 8th. Visit our website for more information.

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Stratford School

www.StratfordSchools.com/summer-camp

Let the adventure begin...Summer@Stratford

Stratford offers an innovative, customizable summer camp experience — from academics to engineering; science to music; sports to writing workshops, art, and so much more! A variety of summer programs are available for preschool through 9th grade.

STEAM Summer Camps

Learn to code. Develop 21st century skills. Build robots. Perform with confidence and poise. Become a leader. Stratford offers an innovative STEAM summer program for elementary and middle school aged students. Courses feature creative problem-solving, design-thinking, leadership development, hands-on collaboration, and communication skill-building. The enhanced summer program is offered at select Stratford campuses.

Camp Socrates- Preschool & Prekindergarten

Camp gatherings set the stage for fun adventures in learning! Themes come to life as junior campers learn, explore, and engage in imaginative camp-style activities. Stratford's robust STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) program rounds out the summer camp experience.

Camp Socrates – Elementary

The day begins with team building and camp play! Morning sessions engage the mind with creative and interactive reading, math, and writing activities that promote critical thinking skills and academic enrichment. Afternoon sessions are packed with adventures in art, music, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) activities — plus a wide array of team sports and games.

Summer Enrichment for Middle School

Stratford's Middle School Enrichment Program offers advanced academic classes in mathematics that may be taken for credit, as well as test prep for the High School Entrance Exam.

Learn more & sign up today!

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Sylvan Summer Scholars

Sylvan Learning Center

6654 Koll Center Parkway, Suite #185

Pleasanton, CA 94566

Contact Sue - 925-485-1000

Sharding.sylvan@gmail.com

www.sylvanpleasanton.com

Avoid summer learning loss and provide enrichment for your K-12 student with our Sylvan Summer Scholars Program (36 hours) or our Sylvan Summer Sampler (12 hours.) We offer excellent programs that are aligned with the Common Core in beginning reading, academic reading, math, writing, study skills and SAT/ACT preparation. These programs will help your student be better prepared to start school strong academically in the fall. Our Connections to Algebra program and our Foundations for Geometry program help your student smoothly transition into the next level of math. Our programs are individualized for your student. Our motivation program helps build a student's skills and confidence! Sylvan's flexible hours allow you to set up a schedule that will work with your summer schedule. Call us today to discuss the Sylvan advantage that makes learning feel good!

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