UC Berkeley News


2004 UC summer programs for children

11 February 2004



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Compiled by the Chancellorís Advisory Committee on Dependent Care

AAUW Children Summer Programs Annual Information Fair
Sunday, March 14, 2004, 1-4:30 p.m.
Scottish Rite Center
1547 Lakeside, Oakland

Lawrence Hall of Science

Half- and Full-Day Camps

A wide variety of hands-on science-exploration camps on themes including animals, dinosaurs, math, wizards, science theater, exploring the Bay, lights and lasers, electric gadgetry, geometry and digital art, and more. In addition, Science & Sports Camps (S2) are full-day camps offered by LHS in collaboration with Cal Youth and Outdoor Programs. Register for the S2 Camps at www.oski.org/html/scra_scisports2.htm
Level: Ages 4-5 through entering 9th grade
Enrollment: 8-16 campers, depending on the camp
Dates: 1 or 2 weeks, June-August
Fees: Varies from $165-329 per camp;
discounts for LHS members
Phone: 642-5134
Web: lawrencehallofscience.org

Residential Camps

Coastal Ecology Camp
Dates: June 21-25
Level: Grades 4-6

Grouse Ridge Wilderness Backpacking Camp
Dates: July 11-16
Level: Ages 10-14

Emigrant Wilderness Backpacking Camp
Dates: July 21-26
Level: Ages 11-15

Wildlife Biology Research Camp
Dates: Aug. 1-6
Level: Grades 9-12

Marine Biology Research Camp
Dates: Aug. 14-19
Level: Grades 9-12

UC Botanical Garden
Green Stuff Day Camp
Explore, taste, learn, discover, experiment, and enjoy the world of plants.
Phone: 643-2755
Level: Ages 5-7
Dates: June 14-18, June 28-July 2, July 6-9, July 12-16
Times: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Fees: $175 (except July 6-9: $130)
Level: Ages 8-11
Dates: July 19-23, July 26-30, Aug. 2-6
Times: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Fees: $175

YEAH (Young Entrepreneurs at Haas School of Business)
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: Two weeks in summer and two Saturday mornings monthly during school year. (See Website, www.haas.berkeley.edu/yeah/, for dates.)
Level: Current 8th graders apply
Registration Deadline: May 1
Phone: 643-0923
E-mail: YEAH@haas.berkeley.edu

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

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 at Lawrence Hall of Science

Specialized Summer and Year-Round Programs
Aquatics, Golden Bear Gymnastics, Skateboard, ATDP, Martial Arts, Ceramics, Photography, CILT, Social Skills Track
Level: Ages 5-16

Strawberry Canyon Programs
Explorer, Blue Cubs, Blue Bears, Blue Grizzlies, Gold Adventures, Skateboard, Social Skills Track
Level: Ages 5-14

UCB Intercollegiate Athletics Camps
Cub Club, various sport-specific camps, including football, baseball, field hockey, soccer, volleyball, lacrosse, softball, track and field, basketball, rugby, water polo, swimming. See Calbears.com

Summer Camps at University Village
Sports camps for boys and girls in baseball, basketball, soccer (the latter also offered over Spring Break, ages 6-14), gymnastics, skateboarding, fencing, outdoor adventures, and more.
Level: 7-15 years
Dates: June-August, 1- or 2-week camps
Fees: $118-150 for one-week camps, $300 for two-week camps
Extended Care: Available for all sports-camp participants ages 7-12
Office Location: 1125 Jackson St., Albany, CA 94706
Phone: 524-4926
Fax: 527-9934
E-mail: uvrec@mail.housing.berkeley.edu
Web: villagerecreation.housing.berkeley.edu

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

Elementary Division
Outstanding K-6 students are invited to a three-week summer session at Castro Elementary School in El Cerrito.
Dates: July 12-July 30 (3 weeks)
Times: Morning (8:30 a.m.-noon)
or afternoon (1-4:30 p.m). For an extra fee, campers may 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 (not including processing fee)
Application Deadlines: Postmark deadline for returning ED students: Monday, March 15; Postmark deadline for new ED applicants: Wednesday, March 31

Secondary Division
Academically talented students attend a six-week session of challenging summer classes.
Dates: June 21 to July 30 (6 weeks)
Level: Grades 7-11
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)
Fees: Processing fee, $30 (non-refundable); tuition, 5 units, $375; 10 units, $550; AP biology, $750; lab/materials, $32-$170
Application Deadlines: Postmark deadline for returning SD students: Tuesday, Feb. 17; Postmark deadline for new SD applicants: Monday, March 1

Science Exploration Camp at Lawrence Berkeley Lab
Recreational and science-oriented activities
Phone: 486-6566
E-mail: ScienceCamp@lbl.gov
Web: sciencecamp.lbl.gov

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