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Youth Enrichment Camps 2015

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Cooking Camps

CUPCAKE WARS
Age 6-12
with Junior Chef Stars
Whether you want to learn how to make crazy confections or just mouthwatering cupcakes this class is for you. Come spend some time with a professional pastry chef and cake instructor learning to build your own crazy cupcakes. Students will mix, bake, design and finish fantastic cupcakes that will not only look professional but taste divine! *Please provide a box each day for students to take home their works of art!* Lab Fee: $40 payable to Junior Chef Stars on 1st Day.

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10.390 FULL
M-F
9-11am
7/6-7/10
$176/ $156 Resident

COOKING AROUND THE WORLD bridge (SEE TEXT ABOUT BRDGE CARE)
Age 7-13
with Junior Chef Stars
Take a culinary journey all around the world with the Chefs at Junior Chef Stars. Each day of class we will explore the culture and food of various countries around the world. From Italy, to China, India to Jamaica, this class will be sure to feed both your brain and your stomach. Lab Fee: $50 payable to Junior Chef Stars on 1st Day. Sign up for the afternoon camp and stay for lunch at no charge. children will be supervised by Junior Chef Stars Staff.


10.391
M-F
9am-12pm
8/24-8/28
$251/ $231 Resident Discount

ACE OF CAKES bridge (SEE TEXT ABOUT BRDGE CARE)
Age 7-13
with Junior Chef Stars
Come build your own fantasy cake, by spending a week with a professional pastry chef and cake instructor. Students will be baking cakes and will be learning decorating and piping techniques to fill, carve, and finish a wild three layer creation of their choice from the likes of classics, to insane in the membrane! Let your cake be your palette. (Cakes will be built on a 10 inch base) Lab Fee: $60 payable to Junior Chef Stars on 1st Day. Sign up for the morning camp and stay for lunch at no charge. children will be supervised by Junior Chef Stars Staff.


10.391
M-F
1-4pm
8/24-8/28
$251/ $231 Resident Discount

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Digital Media Camps

Incrediflix Camps
HALF DAY & FULL DAY OPTIONS
Check out our website (www.IncrediFlix.com) for examples of each camp! All students will
receive a professionally edited copy of the camps work!

FULL DAY OPTIONS
Take both AM & PM camps at a discounted price. A $60 Production Fee is payable at 1st class for both camps. Kids will be supervised from 12-1pm for lunch. Please bring a lunch and a snack.


$332/ $312 Resident Discount
Lego Flix & Animation Flix 10.366 M-F 9am-4pm 6/15-6/19 RMCC
Live Action & Imagination 10.367 M-F 9am-4pm 7/13-7/17 CAB
Action & Minecraft Flix 10.368 M-F 9am-4pm 8/10-8/14 CAB

 

LEGO FLIX (AM)
Ages 7-13 in appropriate age groups
with Incrediflix
We know you love Legos and can create incredible Lego worlds, now it’s time to bring those worlds to life in Lego stop-motion animated flix! We provide the Legos, and you provide your imagination. Students will create a Lego set with Lego characters for a movie they storyboard, write, shoot, and add voice-over in age-appropriate groups. *Flix downloadable within a month after camp ends. A $30 Production Fee is payable at 1st class.

10.360
M-F
9am-12pm
6/15-6/19
$196/ $176 Resident

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ANIMATION FLIX (PM) bridge
Ages 7-13 in appropriate age groups
with Incrediflix
Each day you’ll use a new style of stop-motion, combining favorites
from the past with new styles, making this camp different each year! It’s the ultimate arts and crafts camp where students create, direct, and film their movies in age-appropriate groups. *Flix downloadable within a month after camp ends. $30 Production Fee is payable on the 1st day.

10.361
M-F
1-4pm
6/15-6/19
$196/ $176 Resident

 

LIVE ACTION FLIX (AM) bridge
Ages 7-13 in appropriate age groups
with Incrediflix
Do you want to have a blast making a movie? We’ll guide you through “Action” to “That’s a wrap” as you brainstorm, location scout, bring in props and costumes, act, and direct in a collaborative
movie that will be fun for the entire audience. *Flix downloadable within a month after camp ends. A $30 Production Fee is payable on the 1st day.

10.362
M-F
9am-12pm
7/13-7/17
$196/ $176 Resident

 

IMAGINATION FLIX (PM) bridge after care available
Ages 7-13 in appropriate age groups
with Incrediflix
Take your characters underwater, to a volcano or even to outer space! In this exciting stop-motion animation camp, there are no limits to where your imagination can take you. You’ll brainstorm,
create your very own clay characters (that you keep), choose the backgrounds, film your movies using a green screen, and add voice-overs, while working in age-appropriate groups.. All flix downloadable within a month after camp ends. A $30 Production Fee is payable at 1st class.

10.363
M-F
1-4pm
7/13-7/17
$196/ $176 Resident

 

ACTION FLIX (AM) new camp bridge
Ages 7-13 in appropriate age groups
with Incrediflix
POW! BANG! BOOM! You’ll get to use a green screen, camera tricks & special effects to create your own live-action action movie. Students will collaborate to write, act, & direct in this action packed
camp where kids will be taught fake punches & kicks to thrill the audience. *Flix downloadable within a month after camp ends. A $30 Production Fee is payable on the 1st day.

10.364
M-F
9am-12pm
8/10-8/14
$196/ $176 Resident

 

MINECRAFT FLIX (PM) new camp bridge after care available
Ages 7-13 in appropriate age groups
with Incrediflix
You love Minecraft! Let your imagination be your guide as you turn the popular video game into an exciting Minecraft world made out of paper. Using stop-motion animation you will bring Steve, the creepers, animals and more to life. Students will write, storyboard, shoot, and add voice-over in age-appropriate groups. All flix downloadable within a month after camp ends. A $30 Production Fee is payable at 1st class.

10.365
M-F
1-4pm
8/10-8/14
$196/ $176 Resident

 

Freshi Media Camps

VIDEO GAME DESIGN: THE FIRST STEPS bridge
Ages 5-7

with Freshi Media
Learn how to create and design a unique and interactive introductory video game with Freshi Game Design! Younger Game Developers work in pairs to conceive, design and build their own original computer game. Students will learn fun techniques like creating characters and levels and making their characters fly and bounce around the game screen! Please bring a pencil and snacks to class. On the last day of class, parents may bring a flash drive to receive student work.


10.372
M-F
9am-12pm
7/13-7/17
$210/ $190 Resident
CAB

 

TECH BUILDERS: APP DESIGN WITH PC! bridge after care available
Ages 8-12

with Freshi Media
The Freshi Media App Design class is a fun and exciting introduction for students who want to learn different aspects of computer based App Design. Utilizing Multimedia Fusion 2 software, students
work closely with instructors to create individual computer based apps. Parents can bring a flash drive to the final class to receive completed work.


10.369
M-F
1-4pm
7/13-7/17
$210/ $190 Resident
CAB
10.370
M-F
1-4pm
8/3-8/7
$210/ $190 Resident
RMCC

TECH BUILDERS: COMPUTER ANIMATION bridge after care available
Ages 8-12

with Freshi Media
Young animators learn computer software techniques to create digitally animated characters and stories. In this class, participants will learn skills that help with computer drawing, character
creation and movement, voiceover work and character interaction and speech. In small groups, students will focus on learning introductory computer animation techniques. Please bring a pencil and snacks to class. On the last day of class, parents may bring a flash drive to receive student work.


10.371
M-F
1-4pm
7/20-7/24
$210/ $190 Resident
CAB

 

VIDEO GAME DESIGN: BEGINNING TO ADVANCED bridge
Ages 8-12

with Freshi Media
Advanced gamers learn new game design techniques including multiple character animations and movement options, platform style games and multiple game genres. Beginners work in pairs
and are introduced to fundamental game design elements, including character creation, background design and building a complete video game level. Please bring a pencil and snacks to
class. On the last day of class, parents may bring a flash drive to receive student work.


10.373
M-F
9am-12pm
7/20-7/24
$210/ $190 Resident
CAB
10.374
M-F
9am-12pm
8/3-8/7
$210/ $190 Resident
RMCC
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TECHSPLOSIONMinecraft Computer Camps

TECHSPLOSION STEM CAMPS
CRAFT CAMP: MINECRAFT CHALLENGE newafter care
minecraftEntering 3rd-7th Grades
with Techsplosion
Spawn into the curious world of Minecraft! Learn about game design as you build your own worlds and select mods to make your maps awesome! During free time, compete in Minecraft Hunger Games, Skyblock, and more. And during outdoor breaks, play awesome Minecraft variations of classic games like Capture the Obsidian Flag and Creeper Water Balloon Toss! After Care is available through Techsplosion from 4-6pm for $139.


10.375
M-F
9am-4pm
6/8-6/12
$495/ $475 Resident
CAB
10.346
M-F
4-6pm
6/8-6/12
$139
CAB

CRAFT CAMP: XTREME MINECRAFT new redwood shoresafter care
Entering 5th-9th Grades
with Techsplosion
It’s time to take your Minecraft skills to the next level. Learn how to code your own mod, compete in a race to the moon, and create your own Minecraft screencast to upload to YouTube! We’ll explore advanced world building tactics and hand pick third-party mods to make your custom games awesome. After Care is available through Techsplosion from 4-6pm for $139.


10.376
M-F
9am-4pm
8/3-8/7
$495/ $475 Resident
SCC
10.377
M-F
4-6pm
8/3-8/7
$139
SCC
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Writing

CREATIVE WRITING bridge
with The Leyla Beban Young Authors Foundation
Age 11-17
Is creative writing your passion? It’s our passion, too! The Leyla Beban Young Authors Foundation runs the $1,000 for 1,000 Words contest and publishes the winning works of middle and high school students for our journal, Bluefire. In this camp you will use prompts, exercises, and sample stories from Bluefire to create your own piece of 1000-word creative fiction. Class fee can be waived for qualified students.
Location: CAB


10.378
M-F
9am-12pm
6/15-6/19
$270/ $250 Resident Discount
10.379 M-F 9am-12pm 8/3-8/7
$270/ $250 Resident Discount
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boy writerSTORY WRITING bridge
with Lekha School of Creative Writing
Age 7-12
The five elements of story writing will be the focus during this session. Students will be introduced to a variety of fiction and nonfiction genres. They will progress into genre writing and learn how each genre has its own set of particular rules that drives character creation, setting, and plot. During the second half of the sessions they will choose one of their short stories and improve upon that. Students who have taken this class before with Lekha will be encouraged to work on sub-plots and different genre. $10 Materials Fee payable on 1st day of camp.


10.395
M-F
1-4pm
7/6-7/10
$221/ $201 Resident Discount
10.396 M-F 9am-12pm 7/27-7/31 $221/ $201 Resident Discount CAB


ESSAY WRITING
bridge
with Lekha School of Creative Writing
Age 7-12
Students will write three and five-paragraph essays focusing on good introductory, body and concluding paragraphs, which is the preferred method in schools. They will learn to use topic sentences and transitional words as they write different types of essays. $10 Materials Fee payable on 1st day of camp.


10.397
M-F
1-4pm
7/27-7/31
$221/ $201 Resident Discount
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Chess

chess kidsCHESS CAMP bridge
Age 6-15
with Bay Area Chess
A Novel “Fun First” Blend of Academia, Chess, and Games!
Each 3 hour instructional block consists of: Chess puzzles and creative exercises to sharpen the brain, Group instruction & Personalized coaching to improve chess skills, Casual play to practice and enjoy Chess, and Hourly breaks for snacks and recess. Please bring a peanut-free snack.

$213 / $193 Resident Discount (*$176 / $156 Resident Discount)

10.380
M-F
9am-12pm 6/8-6/12 CAB  
10.381 M-F 9am-12pm 6/15-6/19 SCC  
10.382* M-Th* 9am-12pm* 6/29-7/2 no 7/3 CAB bridge
10.383 M-F 9am-12pm 7/6-7/10 CAB bridge
10.384 M-F 9am-12pm 7/20-7/24 SCC  
10.385 M-F 1-4pm 7/20-7/24 CAB bridge
10.386 M-F 1-4pm 8/3-8/7 CAB bridge
10.387 M-F 9am-12pm 8/17-8/21 CAB  
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Math

MATH-MANIA! bridge
Age 8-11
with Holly Lindquist, math mama and enthusiast
Amaze your friends with math magic; find Fibonacci numbers and the golden ratio in the world around you; learn about the strange geometry of Möbius strips, flexagons, and fractals; and much more! This is not your typical math class. Join us for fun, hands-on math activities. Lab fee of $15 payable to instructor on 1st day.

$176 / $156 Resident Discount
11.324
M-F
9am-12pm 6/15-6/19 CAB  
11.325 M-F 1-4pm 6/22-6/26 CAB bridge


NATURE’S ART AND MATH
bridge
Age 5-10
with Dr. Peter Koehler. Peter has been teaching art for many years and has a Ph.D. in theoretical physics. He teaches Math enrichment at The Nueva School where he has encouraged student’s creativity for more than 20 years.
Fibonacci Numbers in Nature is some of the most visually magical math you can discover. We”ll explore flowers, pine cones, sand dollars, the nautilus and other shells, and galaxies for their fascinating math. With a great variety of math and art materials: oil pastels, paints, clay, paper
folding, colored tiles and cubes, to build and be creative in math. Be inventive with 2-D and 3-D visual patterns, blending Numbers and Shapes. Peter has inspired and brought out a love for math and art in many children by sharing its beauty, its magic and mystery. Please bring a peanut -free snack each day and a smock or apron for paint and clay. Lab fee of $20 payable to instructor on 1st day.

Location: RMCC

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Time
Date
Fee

11.323

M-F
9am-12pm
8/3-8/7
$199 / $179 Resident Discount


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Youth Startup

with Youth Startup www.youthstartup.com, offers Entreprenuership & Leadership, Coding and Test Prep Classes. Check out this fun, innovative and creative camps that will inspire entrepreneurship, evoke leadership skills and offer a new challenge each week. It is suggested that jrStartup camps be taken in succession, but not mandatory. Sign video permission at YouthStartup.com/partner for participation in Young visionary Contest to win awards and college scholarship.

YOUTH STARTUP- INVENTION bridge
Age 9-13
Invention week, the first class in jrStartup series, introduces the students to creative thinking, problem solving and iterative design. Teams will brainstorm ideas for new inventions. Campers will iteratively improve their invention and learn about feasibility, IP and Digital Rights. Teams are also assigned a new challenge project every year, a simple solar powered gadget, a crazy Halloween costume from everyday material or an elaborate Rube Goldberg-type machine to perform a simple task. The teams will compete on the last day of camp where each team’s final solutions will be showcased and can later be available online for students and parents to view. A fee of $20 is due at 1st class for video production and participation in the Young Visionary Contest.
Location: CAB


10.306
M-F
9am-12pm
6/22-6/26
$241/ $221 Resident Discount

YOUTH STARTUP- MARKETING bridge
Age 9-13
This innovative class, 2nd in jrStartup, introduces marketing and communication topics, analyzes media messages and Ads through games, projects, skits and many fun activities. The invention class is recommended but not required. We’ll cover basic concepts of marketing as students apply that to the product in the invention week. Students create a marketing campaign and website and conduct customer interviews, build a commercial and create a marketing presentation. Each team’s final presentation will be showcased the last day of class and can later be available online for students and parents to view. A fee of $20 is due at 1st class for video production and participation in the Young Visionary Contest.
Location: CAB


10.307
M-Th
9am-12pm
6/29-7/2
$198 / $178 Resident Discount

YOUTH STARTUP- BUSINESS bridge
Age 9-13
Business class is the final class in jrStartup where students are introduced to basics of operation, manufacturing and finance. The Invention and Marketing classes are recommended but not required. Students use their ideas to develop a business pitch and get funding. Students learn about different jobs, write a resume and interview for teams. They build their product and compete in a trade show where they will take orders, sell products and pitch investors for more funding. Each team’s final business presentation will be showcased the last day of class and can later be available online for students and parents to view. A fee of $20 is due at 1st class for video production and participation in the Young Visionary Contest.
Location: CAB


10.308
M-F
9am-12pm
7/6-7/10
$241 / $221 Resident Discount

YOUTH STARTUP- MOBILE APPS CODING
Age 9-13
There is an App for that! And our students can build them. Students learn basics of mobile software systems as well as terminology. They are introduced to App design & programming as well as App development techniques. The students will start by user stories and then create a simple app where they will create, apply and change attributes. Students will gain the basic skills to create their own app and potentially publish it! As well as submitting it to the contest to win prizes. A material / production fee of $20 is due at 1st class.
Location: SCC


10.309
M-F
9am-12pm
7/13-7/17
$241 / $221 Resident Discount

YOUTH STARTUP- PYTHON CODING
Age 9-13
Everyone must learn how computers think! And learn computer logic even if they do not like computers. Students start by learning the basics of computer hardware, software and internet building blocks and terminologies. They are introduced to basic programming skills. Python is a powerful but simple to read and write language that is used heavily by data engineers. The students will start by making games and then changing them. They gain the basic skills to create their own code and submit it at any time to win prizes. A material/production fee of $20 is due at 1st class.
Location: SCC


10.309
M-F
1-4pm
7/13-7/17
$241 / $221 Resident Discount

 



 

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