UC kids’ summer programs 2002

20 February 2002 |

Lawrence Hall of Science
Summer Full-Day Camps
A new, week-long, hands-on science camp exploring biology, chemistry, physics and math, as well as games, puzzles, stories, hikes and art. For all LHS camps, see
Dates/Times: July 29-Aug. 2; and Aug. 5-9 (five days each) M-F, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Level: Entering Grade 3
Enrollment: 8–16 campers
Price: $289 ($259 for members)
Camp Code: 7/29-8/2: JH33-603A; 8/5-8/9: JH33-603B
Phone: 642-5134
Web Site:

Beastly Botanical Safari Full-Day Camp
A LHS/UC Botanical Garden Full-Day Camp
Explore cacti, edible tropical fruits and Native American plants used for food and clothing, from deserts to the redwoods. Live animals help us answer questions from each habitat. All classes are at the UC Botanical Garden. Bring a lunch.
Dates/Times: June 24–28; and Aug. 12-16 (five meetings each),
M-F, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Level: Entering Grades 3-4
Enrollment: 12–16 campers
Price: $289 ($259 for LHS members)
Camp Code: June 24-28: BH34-701A; Aug. 12-15: BH34-701B
Phone: 642-5134
Web Site: lawrencehallofscience

Summer Half-Day Camps
NOTE: Find more than 30 half-day camps on the LHS web site, lawrencehallofscience.
Phone: 642-5134

Lawrence Hall of Science Summer Residential Camps
Grouse Ridge Wilderness Backpacking Science Camp
Level: Beginner to Intermediate Backpackers
Dates: June 21–26 (6 days)
Ages: 10–14
Enrollment: 26-39 campers
Orientation at LHS: Wednesday, May 29, 7 p.m.

Emigrant Wilderness Backpacking Science Camp
Level: Intermediate to Advanced Backpackers
Dates: July 14–19 (6 days)
Ages: 12–16
Enrollment: 26–39 campers
Orientation at LHS: Wednesday, May 29, 7 p.m.

Wildlife Biology Research Camp, UC Sagehen Research Station
Date: July 27–Aug. 1 (6 days)
Grades: 9–12
Enrollment: 20–24 campers
Orientation at LHS: Wednesday, June 5, 7 p.m.

Marine Biology Research Camp, UC Bodega Marine Lab
Dates: Aug. 9–14 (6 days)
Grades: 9–12
Enrollment: 19–22 campers
Orientation at LHS: Wednesday, June 5, 7 p.m

UC Botanical Garden
Green Stuff Day Camp
Explore, taste, learn, discover, experiment and enjoy the world of plants. Check for details and programs:
Dates: June 17-21, July 1-5, July 8 -12, July 15-19
Times: 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Ages: 5–7
Price: $165
Dates: July 22-26, Aug. 5-9
Times: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Ages: 8–11
Price: $165
Phone: 653-2755

YEAH (Young Entrepreneurs at Haas School of Business)
High school youth learn the basics of starting and operating a business, personal finance, and office software programs, and experience field trips and guest speakers. YEAH serves educationally disadvantaged students in the West Contra Costa, Berkeley, Oakland and Emeryville districts.
Dates: July 22-Aug. 2, every other Sat., 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Level: Current 8th graders
Registration: Application, letters of recommendation and 8th-grade transcripts required for the interview and selection process.
Phone: Ajuah Helton at 643-8906

CalYouth and Outdoor Programs
Dates: Contact program
Registration: Online until filled
Phone: 643-CAMP/2267 or 642-4000
Web site:

Aquatics Programs
We offer many classes, at different swimming levels.
Dates: June 17-Aug. 22
Level: Six months to 17 years
Price: $60 for members, $75 for non-members

Athletic Camps
Sports include football, baseball, soccer, volleyball, lacrosse, softball, crew, track and field, basketball.
Ages: 7-17
Fees: vary

Cal Adventures
Classes in sailing, windsurfing, rock climbing, whitewater rafting, seakayaking, team building and backpacking.
Ages: 8-17
Fees: vary

Golden Bear Gymnastics
Dates: six sessions from July 8-Aug. 23 — one-week or two-week full-day or half-day
Ages: 4-18
Fees:$190-$425, depending on type of session

Ride hassle free at one of Berkeley’s best-known skateboard spots. Our expert instructors have more than 15 years’ skating experience and more than seven years teaching skateboarding and snowboarding to youth.
Ages: 8-16

Specialty Camps

Half-Day Camps
Cheer (ages 8-12), Community Service, (ages 8-12 & 10-16), Cyber (ages 9-12 & 12-15), Dance (ages 7-12), Drama/ Performing Arts (ages 8-12), Golf (ages 9-14), Sports Conditioning/Fitness & Weight Lifting (ages 10-16), Sports for Girls, (ages 7-12), Tennis (ages 6-11 & 9-14), Theatre Arts/drama & dance (ages 8-12)

Full-Day Camps
Camp Cal (ages 7-12), Park (ages 8-13), Sports & Botanical Garden, (ages 7-12), Sports & More (ages 7-12)

Strawberry Canyon Recreation
Expert instruction in sports, arts and crafts, first aid and more.
Ages: 5-14
Fees: vary

Summer Camp at University Village
Office Location: 1125 Jackson Street, Albany, CA 94706
Phone: 524-4926
Fax: 527-9934

Double Diamond Baseball Camp
Learn fielding, hitting, pitching and base-running techniques. Play scrimmage games each day.
Dates: M-F, 9 a.m.-noon. Session I: June 17-21; Session II: June 24-28; Session III: July 8-12; Session IV: July 15-19
Ages: 7-13
Price: $105 per session
Director: Brad Gooding

Village Basketball Camp
These camps empasize basketball fun and skill development — dexterity ball handling drills, offensive and defensive patterns, improvement through fun and hard work.
Hours: M-F, 9 a.m.-noon
Level: For girls and boys, ages 7-9 & 10-13
Session I: July 15-19
Session II: July 22-26
Session III: July 29-Aug. 2.
Hours: M-F, 1-4 p.m.
Session A: July 15-19. For boys ages 10-14
Session B1: July 22-26. For girls ages 10-14
Session B2: July 22-26. For boys ages 7-11
Session C: July 29-Aug. 2. For boys ages 12-15
Fee: $105 per session
Director: Rick Slettedahl

Andy Bonchonsky’s Soccer Camp
Players improve fundamental soccer ball skills and learn small and large group tactics, how to score goals, goal-keeping skills and more. All level players welcome.
Hours: M-F, 9 a.m.- noon
Session I: Aug. 5-9, Ages 7-13
Session II: Aug. 12-16, Ages 7-13
Fee: $132 per session
Director: Andy Bonchonsky

Pacific Soccer Training Camp
A campus stressing fundamentals and confidence building, for recreational through advanced players.
Session I: Aug. 19-23
Hours: M-F, 9 a.m.-noon, ages
Cost: $132 (5 1/2 days)
Session II: Aug. 26-30
Hours: M-Th, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., ages 10-14
Cost: $200 (4 full days)
Director: Teale Matteson

Extended Care
Extended Care hours are available for participants aged 7-12. Children attending Option “C” may join activities of Kid’s Corner Summer Camp. Extra fees for some field trips. Provide lunches for children attending afternoon. Space is limited.
Option A: M-F, 8-9 a.m., $25/week
Option B: M-F, noon-1 p.m., $25/week
Option C: M-F, noon-6 p.m., $100/week

Kid’s Corner Summer Camp
Ages: 7-12
Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
I: June 17-28, Sports: baseball, basketball, gymnastics, soccer and new games.
II: July 1-12, Spanish focus: field trips, cooking, language and culture (no camp July 4)
III: July 15-26, Drama: theater production, improvisation, games, scenery, propmaking & costumes.
IV: July 29-Aug. 9 , Eco Adventures: creek biology, cooking chemistry and math mysteries.
V: Aug. 12-23, Sports Adventures: hiking, biking and rock climbing.
VI: Aug. 26-30, Mystery Camp:
A combination of our favorite camp activities.
Price to general public:
$300 I-V (2-week sessions); $185/V (1-week session)
Each session has a special focus, with activities that go with it, plus swimming, bowling, movies and more.
Director: Dara Birnbaum, 526-2043

Youth English Adventure
Dates: July 8-26, July 29-Aug. 15
Level: elementary to intermediate (some prior English required)
Ages: 14-16
Sessions: summer, 15 class hours, plus 15 hours of activities per week
Price: $2,250 (includes tuition, housing, meals and trip to Yosemite)
Phone: 642-9833

Academic Talent Development Program
Outstanding K-6 students are invited to a three-week summer session at Washington Elementary School in Point Richmond.
Dates: July 8-July 26 (3 weeks)
Level: Grades K-6
Daily Schedule: Morning classes (8:30 a.m.-noon) or afternoon classes (1-4:30 p.m). Students take just one class.
Processing fee: $30 (non-refundable)
Tuition & Materials: $370-$390
Sibling Discount: $25 per student (not including processing fee)
Application Deadlines: Postmark deadline for returning ED students: Monday, March 11
Postmark deadline for new ED applicants: Thursday, March 28

Academically talented students attend a six-week session of challenging summer classes.
Dates: June 17 to July 26
(6 weeks)
Level: 7-11 grade
Weekly Schedule: 5-unit classes (2 days per week); 10-unit classes (3 days per week)
Daily Schedule: Morning classes (8:30 a.m.-noon) or afternoon classes (1-4:30 p.m.) New students take just one class.
Processing Fee: $30 (non-refundable)
Tuition: 5-units, $340; 10-units, $500; AP biology, $680, Lab/Materials Fees: $32-$144
Application Deadlines: Postmark deadline for returning SD students: Thursday, Feb. 14
Postmark deadline for new SD applicants: Thursday, Feb. 28

Science Exploration at Lawrence Berkeley Lab
Recreational and science-oriented activities.
Date: July 15-Aug. 23
Level: Entering grades 2-6
Price: $180/week
Phone: 486-6566
Web Site:

Math, Engineering, and Science Achievement Program (MESA)
An intensive academic enrichment program for students entering grades 7-12. MESA supports the academic achievement and admission eligibility of students and, to the extent possible by law, emphasizes participation of students from groups without proportional representation in universities.
Dates: Starts June 17. The program will run for 6 weeks.
Levels: 7-12 grade
Courses Offered: Integrated mathematics and science courses and an engineering project course.
Phone: 642-2041
Web Site:
Application Deadline: TBA
Location: Berkeley campus


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