UC Berkeley News


2006 UC summer programs for children

08 February 2006

Compiled by the Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Dependent Care

Academic Talent Development Program (ATDP)
Office Location:3639 Tolman Hall, MC 1670, Berkeley, CA 94720-1670
Phone: 642-8308
Fax: 642-0510
Web: atdp.berkeley.edu

(Jane Scherr photo)

Elementary Division
Outstanding K-6 students attend a three-week summer session of enrichment classes at Washington Elementary School in Point Richmond.
Dates: July 10-July 28 (3 weeks)
Times: Morning (8:30 a.m.-noon) or afternoon (1-4:30 p.m). For an extra fee, ATDP students can attend an on-site half-day sports camp sponsored by Cal Youth and Outdoor Programs.
Level: Grades K-6
Fees: Processing: $30 (non-refundable); tuition and materials: $405-$425; sibling discount: $25 per student (from tuition only)
Application Deadlines:
. Postmark deadline for returning ED students: Wednesday, March 15;
. Postmark deadline for new ED applicants: Wednesday, March 29

Secondary Division
Academically talented students in grades 7-11 attend a six-week session of challenging summer classes on the Berkeley campus. Students who successfully complete courses receive a recommendation for credit at their school.
Dates: June 19-July 28 (6 weeks)
Times: Morning (8:30 a.m.-noon) or afternoon (1-4:30 p.m.)
Weekly Schedule: 5-unit classes (2 days per week); 10-unit classes (3 days per week)
Level: Grades 7-11
Fees: Processing fee: $30 (non-refundable); tuition: 5 units, $375; 10 units, $550; AP biology, $750; lab/materials, $35-$170
Application Deadlines:
. Postmark deadline for returning SD
students: Tuesday, Feb. 14;
. Postmark deadline for new SD applicants: Tuesday, Feb. 28

Bay Area Writing Project
Phone: 642-0971
Web: bayareawritingproject.org

Young Writers' Camp
Dates: June 26-July 14, Mon-Fri, 9-noon
Ages: Students entering grades 4-8 in the fall
Camp locations: Albany Middle School, Albany; Mills College, Oakland; American High, Fremont; Los Cerros Middle School, Danville.

Cal Athletic Sports Camps
Phone: 642-3277
Web: calbears.com/camps
Baseball, basketball (boys), basketball (girls), crew (girls), field hockey (girls and boys), football, gymnastics (girls), lacrosse, rugby (boys), soccer (boys), soccer (girls), softball, strength and conditioning, swimming, tennis, water polo (girls and boys).

CalYouth and Outdoor Programs
Phone: 643-CAMP (2267) or 642-4000
Dates, fees, levels: oski.org
Registration: Online, mail, fax or in person until filled

Cal Adventures Youth Programs
Afternoon adventures, custom programs, discovery camp, rock climbing, sailing, sea kayaking, windsurfing
Level: Ages 8-16

Science and Sports (S2)
Full-day programs with half day (mornings) at Lawrence Hall of Science
Level: Entering grades 1-6 only

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Specialized Summer and Year-Round Programs
Aquatics (ages 6 months-17+ years), Golden Bear gymnastics (ages 18 months-18 years), skateboard, ATDP, martial arts, ceramics, black-and-white photography, CILT, social- skills track, ATDP sports, introduction to video production
Level: Ages 5-16

Martial Arts
Phone: 642-3268
Web: www.ucmap.org

Strawberry Canyon Summer Programs
Explorer, Blue Cubs, Blue Bears, Blue Grizzlies, skateboard, social-skills track, CILT (grades 7-9)
Level: Ages 5-16

Lawrence Hall of Science
Phone: 642-5134
Web: lawrencehallofscience.org/summercamp

Half- and Full-Day Camps
A wide variety of hands-on science-exploration camps on themes including animals, dinosaurs, math, science theater, lights and lasers, electric gadgetry, digital art, and more. LHS also offers residential, backpacking, and research camps at outdoor sites in Northern California including Yosemite, Lake Tahoe, and Bodega Bay. Overnight camps are offered for ages 8-18.
Level: Pre-K through entering 9th grade
Enrollment: 8-16 campers, depending on the camp
Dates: Ongoing, late June-August
Fees: Varies from $145-400; discounts for LHS members

Overnight Camps
Level: Age 8-18
Enrollment: 20-40 campers, depending on the camp
Dates: 5 or 6 days, June 27-Aug. 4
Fees: Varies from $635-835 per camp; discounts for LHS members

Residential Summer Programs for High-school Students at Other UC Campuses:
The California State Summer School in Mathematics and Science (COSMOS)
Residential academic program for high school students in mathematics and science at the following UC campuses:

UC San Diego July 9-Aug. 5
UC Davis July 9-Aug. 5
UC Irvine July 9-Aug. 5
UC Santa Cruz July 9-Aug. 5

Fees: $2,000 for California residents (financial aid available)
Application Deadline: Thursday, March 16
For information and applications: ucop.edu/cosmos/welcome.html

UC Davis Young Scholars Program
Summer residential research program for high school sophomores and juniors to work in laboratories with research faculty and groups for 6 weeks.
Dates: June 25-Aug. 5
Fees: $4,500 (financial assistance available)
Application Deadline: Friday, March 31
Web: ysp.ucdavis.edu/default.html

UC Santa Barbara Summer Sessions: Pre-College Programs
Three six-week residential programs for high school students: Early Start and Research Mentorship Program.
Dates: June 25-Aug. 4
For information and application:

Summer Camps at University Village - Half Day and Full Day
Phone: 524-4926
Fax: 527-9934
E-mail: uvrec@berkeley.edu
Web: villagerecreation.berkeley.edu
Office Location: 1125 Jackson St., Albany, CA 94706

(Joanne Connelly photo)

Week-long, half-day co-ed sports camps in baseball, basketball, gymnastics, and soccer. Two-week-long, full-day camps in skateboarding, music, and dance, outdoor adventures, sports, and more. Check website for details.
Level: 5-15 years
Dates: June 19-Aug. 25 , 1- or 2-week camps
Extended Care: Available for all sports-camp participants ages 7-12

UC Botanical Garden
Phone: 643-2755

Green Stuff Day Camp
Explore the world of plants: find out what makes a plant a plant; taste foods from our "Crops of the World" garden; discover how people around the world use plants for clothing, color, and fiber; grow your own.
Level: Ages 5 to 7
Dates: July 31-Aug. 4*
* Garden is closed first Tuesday; the fee for this session is $155/145
Times: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Level:Ages 5 to 6
Dates: June 19-June 23, July 3-July 7*, July 10-July 14
* The camp observes Independence Day; the fee for this session is $155/145
Times: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Level: Ages 7 to 9
Dates: July 17-July 21, July 24-July 28
Times: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Reduced rates for UCBG with family membership or higher: $185 (regular rate $195); $145 for short sessions (regular rate $155)

YEAH (Young Entrepreneurs at Haas School of Business)
Phone: 643-4622
E-mail: labbott@haas.berkeley.edu
Web: haas.berkeley.edu/yeah/Saturday
Business Academy prepares 9th-and 10th-grade students for academic and economic success through fun and challenging entrepreneurship, economics, and finance projects. Preference given to youth who come from low-income families, attend public schools, and/or would be the first in their family to graduate from a four-year college.
Dates: Summer Session: July 10-July 21, and every other Saturday morning during the school year. (Visit website for information and the online application.)
Level: Current 8th graders apply
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 3