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From critters to crafts to creative writing, local camps offer fun educational programs
|Check out these local summer camps:
Critter Camp at Valley
3670 Nevada Street
Pleasanton, CA 94566
Whether you're curious about cats or
dedicated to dogs, Valley Humane Society
has the camp for you! Our fun,
fur-filled humane education programs
for ages 7-15 offer kids and teens
an exciting variety of animal activities,
games, crafts, special guests, and
hands-on opportunities. Week-long
day camps start June 17 and run until
East Bay SPCA Summer
4651 Gleason Drive
Dublin, Ca 94568
East Bay SPCA Summer Animal Camp
(for kids entering grades 1-8) is a funfilled
learning adventure complete with
daily animal interactions! Kids learn
about kindness and compassion, as well
as basic animal care. Your child will be
sure to make new friends, play with
animals, and have a great time! We offer
full day or half day camps from June
through August at our Dublin Adoption
Center. Visit www.eastbayspca.org/camp for details.
enGAGE! Summer Enrichment
Camp at Harvest
Park Middle School
enGAGE! Summer Enrichment Camp
inspires kids to stretch themselves
beyond grade-level standards and use
higher order thinking skills to become
creative problem solvers. enGAGE! students
thrive with the time and encouragement
to deeply investigate topics
of interest and learn to ask questions
that will lead to a lifetime of discovery.
Two-week or four-week options
for incoming 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th
graders. Courses include Creative Writing
Through Creative Reading, Brain
Fitness Through Art, Creative Problem
Solving, Music Production, Digital Art
& Animation and LEGO NXT Robotics.
Session 1 is June 24, 25, 26, 27, 28,
July 1, 2 & 3. and Session 2 is July 8,
9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17 & 18. Hours are
8:00 am - 12:00 pm.
Fashion Design & Sewing
Camp @ KIDZ KRAFTZ!
7690 Quail Creek Cir.,
Dublin, CA 94568
Focus on sewing stylish, wearable clothing,
accessories, craft and jewelry projects,
while introducing children to fashion
design concepts, sewing techniques,
basic pattern manipulation and fashion
illustration. Sewing machines and notions
provided. FREE fabric for first day
of the camp. Pizza Party on last day of
the camp. Early Bird Registration Special,
as well as many Discount options available.
Summer Writing Camps
and Hacienda (925) 485-5750
Emerson School of Palo Alto and
Hacienda School of Pleasanton open
their doors and offer their innovative
programs: ExpositoryWriting, Creative
Writing, Presentation Techniques, and
(new!) Test-Taking Skills. Call or visit
our website for details.
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