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Last Modified: July 23, 2014

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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:

AGCC1 June 16–20 Field Trip: Sky High A$140/B$150
AGCC2 June 23–27 Field Trip: Raging Waters^ A$170/B$180
AGCC3 June 30 - July 3* Field Trip: Bohart Museum & Raptor Center A$112/B$120
AGCC4 July 7–11 Field Trip: Scandia A$140/B$150
AGCC5 July 14–18 Field Trip: Roller King A$140/B$150
AGCC6 July 21–25^ Field Trip: Raging Waters^ A$170/B$180
AGCC7 July 28–August 1 Field Trip: Sacramento Zoo A$140/B$150
AGCC8 August 4–8 Field Trip: Jelly Belly Factory A$140/B$150
AGCC9 August 11–15^^ Field Trip: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom^^ A$170/B$180
AGCC10 August 18-22 Field Trip: Sky High 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.

Bowling Camp (C)

Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. -3:00 p.m.
A $125/B $135 (unless noted otherwise)

Let’s bowl! Let’s bowl! Let’s rock and roll! Come learn the basics of bowling and participate in friendly competitions throughout the week. Campers will be learning many different games in bowling, as well as the traditional bowling style. Bowling Camp emphasizes individualized instruction throughout the week. After an introduction to footwork, swing, grip, finishing position, etiquette, and learning to score by hand, campers will be bowling in no time. Due to the amount of traveling, we want to encourage campers to bring their bikes.

BOWLC2 June 23–27
BOWLC3 June 30 - July 3*
BOWLC6 July 22–26
BOWLC7 July 28-August 1
BOWLC8 August 4-8

*A $92/B $100 (due to 4th of July holiday)

 

Cooking Camps (C)

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

A $235/B $250

Cooking Concepts

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.

CKCC4 July 7-11
CKCC8 August 4-8


Beginning Bakers

Campers will learn the basic techniques of creating beautiful and delicious baked goods, including how to bake artisan breads, pastries, pies and more. This camp is aimed at teaching campers the science behind baking and crearting artfully inspired dishes. On Friday, campers will prepare a lovely Tea Party where they will show off their new baking skills to friends and family.Please note any special dietary needs in the registration paperwork.

CKCC7 July 28-August 1

 

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 (Two-week sessions)

A $330/ B $350
Projects: apron, pin cushion, lunch bag and a reversible tote bag.
Skills: use of a sewing machine, following a pattern, and cross-stitching.
CFTBC5 July 14–25
CFTBC9 August 11–22

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.

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.

CFTIC8 August 4-8

Craft Sampler

A $165/ B $175
Projects: creative string art, wire photo holders, personalized fleece pillows and clay vases complete with a handmade paper bouquet.
Skills: campers will learn various crafting techniques including layout design, metal manipulation, hand sewing and basic ceramic techniques.

CFTSC1 June 16-20
CFTSC2 July 23-27
CFTSC5 July 14-18
CFTSC6 July 21-25
CFTSC8 August 4-8

 

Ceramics(Two-week session)

A $330/ B $350
Projects: nature tiles, cups, bowls, animal sculptures, creative clocks, fridge magnets and clay name tags.
Skills: wheel throwing, hand molding, and sculpting.

CFTCC1 June 16-27
CFTCC5 July 14-25
CFTCC7 July 28-August 8

 

Clothing and Accessories

A $165/ B $175
Projects: cereal box tote bag, felt wallet, t-shirt designing, duct tape bow hair clip, felt hair accessories
Skills: fashion design, hand sewing, and color scheme awareness

CFTAC7 July 28-August 1
CFTAC9 August 11-15

 

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 23-27
CFTDC4 July 7–11
CFTDC6 July 21–25
CFTDC7 July 28-August 1
CFTDC8 August 4-8

 

Jewelry and Accessories

A $165/ B $175
Projects: jewelry holder, earrings, necklaces, friendship bracelets, shrinky dink projects, and sculpy jewelry projects.
Skills: use of different mediums, wire wrapping, and aesthetic awareness

CFTJC1 June 16-20
CFTJC2 June 23–27
CFTJC3 June 30-July 3*
CFTJC5 July 14-18

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

 

Metalworking

A $175/B $185
Projects: metal wind chimes, soda can picture frames and creative copper etching projects.
Skills: project layout, metal bending, and metal cutting.

CFTMC1 June 16-20
CFTMC3 June 30-July 3*
CFTMC4 July 7-11
CFTMC6 July 21–25
CFTMC7 July 28-August 1
CFTMC8 August 4-8

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

 

Woodworking

A $175/ B $185
Projects: treasure chest and a tic-tac-toe set.
Skills: measuring and cutting of wood in a straight line and how to create a sturdy project that is square and level.

CFTWC2 June 23–27
CFTWC3 June 30-July 3*
CFTWC4 July 7-11
CFTWC5 July 14–18
CFTWC9 August 11-15

* 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 Fusion (Two-week session)

A $220/B $235

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.

DANFC3 June 30- July 11

*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 technique, 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. Due to the amount of traveling, we want to encourage campers to bring their bikes.

DANMC1 June 16–20

 

Fitness and Wellness Camp (C)

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

A $235/B $250

It's time to get active with Fitness & Wellness camp! Participants will find what moves them through this highly active camp where they will seek adventure, creativity, tranquility, inspiration, the outdoors and nourishment. This one-week camp offers participants the chance to explore seven dimensions of wellness, including physical, intellectual, social and more. This will be accomplished through a wide variety of activities such as hiking, yoga, strength training, group exercise class and more. Sessions will be taught by counselors, instuctors and trainers from the Fitness and Wellness Program.

BAMC10 August 18-22

 

Kids, Farms & Food (C)

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

A $255/B $270

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.

KFFC1 June 16–20

 

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. Due to the amount of traveling, we want to encourage campers to bring their bikes.

SPTFC1 June 16-20
SPTFS8 August 4-8

 

Inner Tube Water Polo

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 amount of traveling, we want to encourage campers to bring their bikes.

SPTWC9 August 11-15

 

IM (Intramural) Frenzy

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.

SPTIS3 June 30-July 3*
SPTIS5 July 14-18
SPTIS6 July 21-25

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

 

Theater Camps (C)

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

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.

THEC4 July 7-18
THEC6 July 21-August 1

 

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