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PREPARE FOR A REWARDING, HIGHLY CREATIVE CODING CAREER! Gain a competitive edge and learn how coding can lead to a college degree and fulfilling career. At this elite coding boot camp, teens ages 13-18 spend two weeks immersed in programming, app development, or robotics—all while at the nation’s top universities, including Stanford, MIT, Emory, Dartmouth, and more. Academy faculty have backgrounds in software programming, computer science, app development, and other areas. Teens also interact with professionals to gain industry insights about what it’s like to work in the programming, engineering, and robotics fields. Academy courses are taught in small groups...

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IGNITE YOUR CHILD’S FUTURE! iD Tech is inspiring the next generation of coders, game designers, engineers, and innovators. The secret? A fun camp environment where students express their creativity through technology. This summer, kids and teens ages 7-17 can learn to program, code apps, engineer robots, design video games, mod Minecraft, and more! This experience inspires them to keep learning, giving them a competitive advantage for school, college, and life. These summer programs are held at 100+ prestigious campuses nationwide, including Stanford, Caltech, Princeton, Yale, and more nationwide. Find one near you!   iD Tech is the only camp that...

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CALLING ALL GIRLS! Make a difference in the world through technology. Whether designing a sleek web page or learning to code, technology is meaningful and life-changing in the right environment. Inspired by the world’s #1 summer tech camp, Alexa Café is a unique all-girls summer program that’s unlike anything else. At Alexa Café, girls ages 10-15 build tech skills in a stylish setting where ideas come to life atop beanbags and around café tables, and every course emphasizes entrepreneurship, leadership, and philanthropy. Girls learn to program, develop wearable electronics, create 3D-printed objects, design games, produce films, or build websites. Additionally,...

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DON’T JUST PLAY VIDEO GAMES—CREATE YOUR OWN! Discover how a passion for gaming can lead to a college degree and future career. Teens ages 13-18 are immersed in game development, game programming, game design, or 3D modeling & printing. Spend two weeks with other gamers—all while at the nation’s top universities, including Stanford, Yale, Villanova, and more. Learn from academy faculty who have backgrounds in professional game design, programming, character design, animation, and other areas. Teens create a polished portfolio and gain a competitive edge for college admissions. Don’t forget the late-night gaming tournaments! This is where game world meets...

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IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY TO DREAM BIG. JOIN iD TECH MINI! It’s never too early to get excited about technology! Young children ages 6-9 can explore programming, Minecraft game design, robotics, or graphic design. iD Tech Mini was designed with aspiring innovators in mind, offering fun, half-day (AM or PM) and full-day sessions. Even at young ages, it’s important to engage students in tech education, teaching problem-solving, collaboration, and innovation skills. Join this energetic, kid-friendly learning environment that emphasizes creativity, exploration, and friendship. Your child will receive nurturing, personalized instruction that takes place in small clusters of only 8 campers...

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Palo Alto, California, United States

SUMMER PROGRAM for kids & teensDigital media: innovative and leading-edge for digital minds!Children and youth ages 7-17 learn to tap into their inner creative resources! One computer per child! Small, personalized learning in all classes! •    An integrated and hands-on learning experience •    A positive and nurturing peer community •    Highly qualified teachers•    Students will learn new media tools 1) Produce Cooking Videos 2) Compose, Record, and Publish Songs with Garage Band 3) Animate with Anime 4) Write and Design Comic Books with Photoshop Weekly Programs begin on June 22-26. Check website for more info....

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Palo Alto, California, United States

A well-rounded curriculum that includes physical education, sports, music, language, creative writing, theatre, culture, art and crafts in our weekly themed camp for young children of age 5 to 10 at our Fremont or Palo Alto facility....

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Palo Alto, California, United States

Youth 11-17 create and star in their own TV shows filmed live in our professional TV studio! Learn professional editing techniques with Final Cut Pro, LiveType, and more! Be in front of the camera or behind the scenes! Six weeklong workshops offered in Movie Editing, Movie Production, Advanced Animation, and TV Studio Production....

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Mill Valley, California, United States

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Palo Alto, California, United States

NEW! - Photography Camp With a Pro3 Day Workshop for Teens(For your camera crazy teenager)Instructors: Tom Upton and Nicole MarshallIn today’s modern world, the Camera is the thing! Visual communication skills are key to your child's academic experience. This is a three-day course led by professional photographer, Tom Upton. Based on photographic fundamentals of exposure, color and composition, your teen will learn how to use the controls of their camera to get better photographs. This is a stop-and-get-off-the-bus tour of Adobe Photoshop elements 6. We will cover photo editing techniques for online slideshows, Facebook and Flickr galleries. We will teach...

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San Bruno, California, United States

Bring your creative stories to life in your own movies by learning filmmaking techniques used by the pros. Shoot and edit footage with digital cameras; direct or act in your films; mix music and sound effects; and design special effects and animations. Create a short film and end the session with your own DVD. Applications used in the camp include Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Livetype and DVD Studio Pro....

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Palo Alto, California, United States

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Palo Alto, California, United States

Science and nature camp held at Keys School in midtown Palo Alto. Three one-week sessions. Each week consists of educational hands-on science activities with specially-planned field trips centered around the theme of the week. Sessions are: Marine Ecology June 27 - July 1 , Life Cycles of the Forest July 5 - 8, All About Birds July 11 - 15....

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Palo Alto, California, United States

Challenge is a five-week summer program for elementary students with mild to moderate learning or language disabilities. The program focuses on maintenance of academic skills, instruction in new strategies to succeed in school, and the continuing development of self-esteem. Each summer, the school enrolls 65 to 70 students. Students are grouped into classes of approximately 10 students per class based on age, grade, and social/emotional skill level. Each class is taught by credentialed teachers with expertise in the area of learning disabilities. Challenge also teaches its graduates in a well-regarded program that brings them back as Aides-In-Training to help students...

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Palo Alto, California, United States

Contemporary group musicianship course focused on developing musical awareness and understanding through: Solfege Singing, Rhythmic Activities, Moving to Music, Ear Training, Keyboard Repertoire, Note Reading, Keyboard Harmony, Creative Activities and Composing....

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Palo Alto, California, United States

Pacific Coast Kids offers a 2011 Summer Lego Camp, Science Camp, and a Jewelry and Fashion Design Camp.  Serving the Silicon Valley, Pacific Coast Kids makes the care and education of your child the top priority. Fantastic summer class sessions mixed with detailed instruction and inventive building strikes a fun balance between creativity and structure.   Centrally located for children in the South Bay supporting areas such as Palo Alto, Los Altos, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, and Redwood City, the Pacific Coast Kids summer camps are designed to encourage imagination and creativity in a supportive and learning environment.  Your child will learn through...

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Portola Valley, California, United States

Camp Unique, established 1976, welcomes you to a summer of adventure, learning, friendship and fun! Located on the beautiful 63 acre campus of the Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley California, Camp Unique is a Day and Resident Camp for kids ages 7 to 15. Our philosophy is to educate through activities with a focus on creating a learning rather than a competitive environment where enthusiasm and effort are rewarded over proficiency. Camp Unique provides a wonderful place for campers to make new friends, enhance their physical and social skills, and try new activities under the guidance of our outstanding...

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Palo Alto, California, United States

Variety of programs, each offering different themes and activities such as cooking, science, theater, dance, and a program just for K-1. Programs run in one week sessions from June 14-August 20. Off-site activities, special events, two healthy snacks per day, bi-weekly recreational swim and many exciting teacher-planned activities. We offer full and part day options....

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Palo Alto, California, United States

Silk painting, embroidery, mask making, mosaic work and more! Play with my three rambunctious and very friendly dogs, Sugar, Kita and Mogley; visit the chicken coop and feed them; and perhaps even hold Willy the corn snake! Don’t feel like drawing today? Bring your book and read or visit the vegetable garden! Weed pullers welcome!! Camp is held in my back yard at 245 Wilton Avenue in Palo Alto. REMEMBER MY 3 RULES: • HAVE FUN • SLOW DOWN • NO ERASERS ALLOWED BECAUSE THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A MISTAKE IN ART!...

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Palo Alto, California, United States

This day camp is designed to help your child build verbal confidence and performance skills through activities that include: introduction to theatre games, story and play building, language discovery and vocal awareness, improvisation, and visualization skills—culminating in a performance for family and friends....

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Palo Alto, California, United States

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Palo Alto, California, United States

Various age appropriate music programs....

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Palo Alto, California, United States

Science and nature camp held at Keys School in Palo Alto. Three one-week sessions. Each week consists of educational hands-on science activities with specially-planned field trips centered on the theme of the week. June 15-19: Living Off the Land:  From the Ohlones to Today's Modern Farmers;  June 22-26: Water Worlds:  Exploring the Bay Area's Wet Ecosystems;  June 29-July 3:  Day Trippers Daily Natural Science Field Trips....

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Palo Alto, California, United States

Games and activities from around the world....

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