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C Camps (Ages 8-10)

Last Modified: December 19, 2014


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CRU (Campus Recreation and Unions) Membership, formerly known as ARC Membership, incorporates the amenities and services of the ARC and other CRU programming. Benefits include significant discounts at the Craft Center, Equestrian Center, Outdoor Adventures and Youth Programs. They also include low-cost access to Fitness and Wellness programs such as Group Exercise, Instructional Series and Personal Training. In addition, CRU Members enjoy free access to Intramural (IM) Sports, the Rec Pool and Hickey Pool. To explore your own CRU lifestyle, visit cru.ucdavis.edu/crumembership.

 
Aggie Camp (C) Dance Camps (C)
Afternoon Adventures (C) Fitness and Wellness Camp (C)
Bowling Camp (C) Kids, Farms and Food (C)
Cooking Camps (C) Sports (C)
Craft Camps (C) Theater Camps (C)

Aggie Camp (C)

Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. -3:00 p.m.
A $140/B $150 (unless noted otherwise)

Aggie Camp C is a unique program designed for campers ages 8 through 10. Campers will enjoy a wide range of activities from engaging projects to exciting games. Each week there will be an imaginative theme, explored through related games and activities. Campers will participate in a variety of events including new and exciting outdoor and indoor games, and a host of adventurous trips and tours both on and around the UC Davis campus area. This camp will give campers the opportunity to try new activities, acquire useful skills, and develop varous talents in an environment that fosters new friendships, and builds self-confidence. Due to the amount of traveling, we want to encourage campers to bring their bikes.

Camp Details:

AGCCC1 June 15–19 Field Trip: Splashland Waterpark A$140/B$150
AGCCC2 June 22–26 Field Trip: Sky High^ A$170/B$180
AGCCC3 June 29–July 2* Field Trip: Bohart Museum & Raptor Center A$112/B$120
AGCCC4 July 6–10 Field Trip: Splashland Waterpark A$140/B$150
AGCCC5 July 13–17 Field Trip: Sacramento Zoo A$140/B$150
AGCCC6 July 20–24^ Field Trip: Scandia A$170/B$180
AGCCC7 July 27–31 Field Trip: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom^^ A$140/B$150
AGCCC8 August 3–7 Field Trip: Discovery Museum A$140/B$150
AGCCC9 August 10–14^^ Field Trip: Sky High A$170/B$180
AGCCC0 August 17–21 Field Trip: Roller King A$140/B$150

*due to 4th of July holiday

^Raging Waters: Wednesday June 25 and July 23rd Extended Day 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

^^Six Flags:Thursday August 14th Extended Day: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
 

Cooking Camps (C)

Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. -3:00 p.m.

A $235/B $250

Cooking/Baking Fusion

This camp is designed to teach campers the basic techniques of cooking. Campers will gain confidence in the kitchen while learning how to properly and safely prepare numerous dishes that utilize basic skills such as chopping, sautéing, baking, blanching and much more. Campers will also get a chance to put all that they have learned during camp into their very own cookbook. Please note any special dietary needs in the registration paperwork.

CKCCC8 August 3–7

Craft Camps (C)

Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. -3:00 p.m.

Prices Vary

Campers will have the chance to learn and strengthen new skills by creating unique pieces of art. Craft projects will range from functional to decorative depending on the chosen camp. Highlighted below are some projects that participants will have the chance to create in our craft camps. Each Friday at 2:30 p.m., campers will have a chance to show off their creations during the craft show at the Rec Pool Lodge.

The craft programs are designed to promote holistic learning experiences with an art-related outdoor activity planned every day after lunch. Outdoor activities will include exploring public art displays on campus, gathering items at the arboretum to incorporate in the next day’s art projects and playing games with a creative twist. These activities will also give campers a chance to explore the campus and meet other campers outside of their specific craft camps.

 

Beginning Sewing (One-week sessions)

A $165/ B $175
Projects: pin cushion, stockings and mini-pillows
Skills: use of a sewing machine, following a pattern, and hand-stitching.
CFTBC5 July 13–17
CFTBC6 July 20–24

Participants must purchase their fabric prior to the first class. Information about fabric choices will be sent out via email approximately two weeks before camp starts.

Beginning Sewing (Two-week session)

A $330/ B $350
Projects: pin cusion, stockings, personalized pillows and a craft bag
Skills: use of a sewing machine, following a pattern, and hand-stitching.
CFTBC5 July 13–17
CFTBC6 July 20–24

Participants must purchase their fabric prior to the first class. Information about fabric choices will be sent out via email approximately two weeks before camp starts.

Green Craft

A $135/B $145
Projects: delctable birdhouse, nonsensicle can coasters, mosaics, CD picture frames and a chalkboard
Skills: campers will be educated on the importance and process of recycling, as well as usin those skills to create eco-friendly crafts

Green Craft is a new camp for Youth Programs in 2015! The campers will be educated on the impact and importance of recycling and use that knowledge to create fun, quality, and sustainable eco-friendly crafts. All materials in this camp will be from recycled and reusable products.   

CFTGC2 June 22-26
CFTGC4 July 6-10
CFTGC6 July 20-24
CFTGC7 July 27-31
CFTGC0 August 17-21

Intermediate Sewing

A $165/ B $175

Projects: backpack, coin purse and fabulous fabric key chains.

Sewing participants who have attended two or more sessions of beginning sewing camp and/or have an intermediate understanding of sewing can strengthen their skills in this one-week camp. Participants will learn and practice more complex techniques to complete a more detailed project. Participants must purchase their fabric prior to the first class. Information about fabric choices will be sent out via email approximately two weeks before camp starts.

CFTIC0 August 17-21

Craft Sampler

A $165/ B $175
Projects: hand built coil clay pots, tin can wind chimes, personalized pillow, copper etchings, popsicle stick coasters
Skills: campers will learn various crafting techniques including layout design, metal manipulation, hand sewing and basic ceramic techniques.

CFTSC1 June 15-19
CFTSC5 July 13-17
CFTSC8 August 3-7

 

Ceramics(Two-week session)

A $330/ B $350
Projects: pinch pots, snowman, three dimensional clock, box letters, coiled pots, wheel thrown cups and bowls
Skills: wheel throwing, hand building, and glazing

CFTCC1 June 15-26
CFTCC5 July 13-24
CFTCC7 July 27-August 7

 

Clothing and Accessories

A $176 B $188
Projects: logo insert t-shirts, lauren's leather bracelets, beanies, pillow purses and headbands
Skills: fashion design, hand sewing, crocheting and color scheme awareness

CFTAC7 July 27-31
CFTAC9 August 10-14
CFTAC0 August 17-21

 

Drawing & Painting

A $165/ B $175
Projects: painted landscapes, perpective art, abstract paints and creative cariacatures.
Skills: Campers will learn various drawing and painting techniques using a variety of mediums including watercolors, acrylic paints, ink and graphite and colored pencils.

CFTDC2 June 22–26
CFTDC4 July 6–10
CFTDC7 July 27–31
CFTDC8 August 3–7
CFTDC10 August 17–21

 

Jewelry and Accessories

A $165/ B $175
Projects: animal jewelry holder, galaxy necklace, wire rings and keychains and deco earrings
Skills: use of different mediums, wire wrapping, art history and aesthetic awareness

CFTJC1 June 15–19
CFTJC2 June 22–26
CFTJC3 June 29-July 2*
CFTJC5 July 13-17

*A $132/B $140 (due to 4th of July holiday)

 

Metalworking

A $175/B $185
Projects: name letter wreath, cookie cutters, creative copper etching projects.
Skills: project layout, metal bending, and metal cutting.

CFTMC1 June 15–19
CFTMC3 June 29–July 2*
CFTMC4 July 6–10
CFTMC6 July 20–24
CFTMC7 July 27–31
CFTMC8 August 3–7

* A $140/B $148 (due to 4th of July holiday)

 

Woodworking

A $175/ B $185
Projects: step and storage stool, jacob's ladder
Skills: measuring and cutting of wood in a straight line and how to create a sturdy project that is square and level.

CFTWC2 June 22–26
CFTWC3 June 29–July 2*
CFTWC4 July 6-10
CFTWC5 July 13–17
CFTWC9 August 10-14

* A $140/B $148 (due to 4th of July holiday)

 

Dance (C)

Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. -3:00 p.m.

Prices Vary

Dance Intensive (Two-week session)

A $235/B $250

Participants will be introduced to new styles of dance and lots of fun fusions of our own. Sessions will focus on techniques in areas such as hip hop, ballet, jazz, contemporary, modern, rhythm stomp and much more. Campers will have the opportunity to experiment with basic choreography and putting their new skills to work. On the last Friday of the session the participants will present a special performance for family and friends to showcase all that they learned and created during camp. Basic knowledge of dance skills is required. Due to the amount of traveling, we want to encourage campers to bring their bikes.

DANDC3 June 29–July 10*
DANDC8 August 3–14

*A $/B $ (due to 4th of July holiday)

Exploration of Movement

A $135 /B $145

Make new friends while exploring the art of movement through basic dance techniques, tumbling, and movement games. Each Friday, we will present a special performance for family and friends to showcase all choreography the campers learned throughout the week. Campers will also work on creating their own costumes for the performance! Movement camp welcomes all skill levels and disciplines. 

DANMC2 June 22–26

 

Fitness and Wellness Camp (C)

Camp Day: 8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

KidWell360

A $160/B $170

Kidwell360 is a brand new camp, full of exciting and healthy opportunities! Participants will find what moves them through this highly active camp where they will seek adventure, creativity, tranquility, inspiration, the outdoors and nourishment. Participants will also explore all 360 degrees of wellness including physical, intellectual, social and more. This will be accomplished through a wide variety of activities such as rock climbing, yoga, group exercise classes, nutrition and cooking lessons and field trips to local farms! Sessions will be taught by counselors, instuctors and students from both the Fitness and Wellness Program and the Nutrition Deparment.

BAMKC1 June 15–19

Kids, Farms & Food (C)

Camp Day: 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m

A $220/B $235

By going on field trips to local farms, campers will develop an appreciation for the natural environment, where our food comes from, and the people who work to provide it. Campers will have an opportunity to see, pick, and taste produce, talk to local farmers and learn the importance (and deliciousness) of eating locally grown food. Part of the week will be spent in a teaching kitchen where campers will learn basic cooking techniques featuring local foods. A portion of each day will also be spent participating in activities and art projects designed to promote healthy eating.Please note any special dietary needs in the registration paperwork.

KFFKC7 July 27–31

 

Sports (C)

Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. -3:00 p.m.

A $125/B $135

Flag Football Frenzy

Flag Football Frenzy is designed to teach the game of flag football to young players, while teaching them teamwork and improving their agility and fitness. The Frenzy concludes with a Friday flag football tournament where teams will compete in games to exhibit the skills learned during the week. This camp is a great opportunity to have fun and make new friends, while staying active and healthy. Camp is open to boys and girls with any level of experience or ability. Players will be grouped by grade and ability and coached accordingly. All activities will be held on Hutchison Field on the UC Davis campus.

SPTFC1 June 15–19
SPTFC4 July 6–10

 

Inner Tube Water Polo

A $130/B $140

Inner Tube Water Polo is an awesome way to be active and stay cool this summer. Participants will travel to Hickey Pool and play inner tube water polo using UC Davis Intramural Sports equipment, including full-sized tubes and goals. They will also get to play all kinds of other aquatic games like Sharks and Minnows, Sink or Swim, Relay Races and many more. It is a great camp for new water polo players to gain a basic knowledge of the sport, as well as for more experienced water polo players to improve on their skills. Due to the distance to travel to the pool, we encourage campers to bring their bikes.

SPTIC5 July 13–17
SPTIC7 July 27–31
SPTIC9 August 10–14

 

IM (Intramural) Frenzy

A $125/B $135

Based on the Intermural Sports program at UC Davis, campers will have the opportunity to learn the official rules, practice, and compete both on teams and individually in five recreational games: Ping Pong, Badminton, Corn Hole, Quidditch, and Dodgeball. The first three days will be spent getting familiar with the games and building skills. On Thursday and Friday, the campers will participate in a frenzy-type tournament where they get to showcase their talents in all the new sports they’ve learned. As well as a focus on physical improvement, campers will be challenged to refine their mental skills of competing in sports, with an expectation of playing with respect for each other, using teamwork, exhibiting sportsmanship, and other great abilities that can be learned or developed through athletics. The team that has accumulated the most points through the frenzy play will be rewarded with an IM Frenzy Champion T-shirt at the end of the week. IM Frenzy is the perfect program for your campers to learn about and play new recreational sports, in a safe, respectful, and exciting environment. Due to the amount of traveling, we want to encourage campers to bring their bikes.

SPTIC3 June 29–July 2*
SPTIC6 July 20–24

*A $100/B $108 (due to 4th of July holiday)

 

Theater Camps (C)

Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. -3:00 p.m.

Improv Camp

A $135/B $145

Participants will gain exposure to improv stage acting, which will prepare them to excel in community and school theater programs. Participants will learn  a variety of improvisation techniques, vocal projection and basic production design while making new friends and creating unforgettable characters. Our theater instructors encourage creativity, independence and self–confidence in all aspects of theater and performing arts. On the final day of the session, participants will perform a short demonstration of what they learned for fellow campers, families and friends. Due to the amount of traveling, we encourage campers to bring their bikes.

THEIC2 June 22–26

Theater Camp

A $250/B $270

Participants will gain exposure to stage acting which will prepare them to excel in community and school theater programs. Participants will learn improvisation techniques, vocal projection and basic production design, while making new friends and creating unforgettable characters. Our theater instructors encourage creativity, independence and self-confidence in all aspects of theatre and performing arts. On the final day of the session, participants will perform a short play for fellow campers, families and friends. Due to the amount of traveling, we want to encourage campers to bring their bikes.

THETC5 July 13–24

 

Afternoon Adventures (C)

3:00- 5:30p.m.
A $38/B $45

This program is for campers needing a full-day of activities. Campers will spend their afternoon at the UC Davis Recreation Pool where they can swim or enjoy outdoor activities such as cards, crafts, and ball games.

M-F, Weeks 1-10

June 30 - July 3(due to 4th of July holiday)
A $30/B $35

 

Price Key

A: UC Davis Student/CRU Member
B: Non-UC Davis Student/Non-CRU Member