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C Camps (Ages 8–10)

Last Modified: March 02, 2015

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Aggie Camp (C) Fitness and Wellness Camps (C)
Cooking/Baking Camps (C) Sports Camps (C)
Craft Camps (C) Theater Camps (C)
Dance Camps (C)  

 

Aggie Camp (C)

Camp Day: 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
A $145 / B $155 (Unless noted otherwise) || Enroll Now

Aggie Camp C is a unique program designed for campers ages 8–10. 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:

AGCAC1 June 15–19 Field Trip: Sunsplash Waterpark A $180 / B $190*
AGCAC2 June 22–26 Field Trip: Sky High A $145 / B $155
AGCAC3 June 29–July 2 Field Trip: Bohart Museum and Raptor Center A $125 / B $135**
AGCAC4 July 6–10 Field Trip: Sunsplash Waterpark A $180 / B $190***
AGCAC5 July 13–17 Field Trip: Sacramento Zoo A $145 / B $155
AGCAC6 July 20–24 Field Trip: Scandia A $145 / B $155
AGCAC7 July 27–31 Field Trip: Roller King A $145 / B $155
AGCAC8 August 3–7 Field Trip: Discovery Museum A $145 / B $155
AGCAC9 August 10–14 Field Trip: Sky High A $145 / B $155
AGCAC0 August 17–21 Field Trip: Six Flags Discovery A $180 / B $190****

*Sunsplash: Thursday, June 18 Extended Day 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

**Special rate due to July 3 closure.

***Sunsplash: Thursday, July 9 Extended Day 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

****Six Flags: Thursday, August 20 Extended Day: 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
 

Cooking/Baking Camps (C)

Camp Day: 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
A $235 / B $250 || Enroll Now

Cooking/Baking Fusion

This camp is designed to teach campers the basic techniques of cooking and baking. They will have the unique opportunity to work in the Robert Mondavi Institute Teaching Kitchen, with top of the line equipment and kitchen tools. 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. They will also get the chance to hear from guest speakers and see live demonstrations from local chefs. Each Friday, campers will prepare a delightful lunch during which they will show off their new cooking skills to family and friends. Campers will also take home their very own workbook filled with the lesson worksheets and recipes they learned to make throughout the week.

Please note any special dietary needs in the registration paperwork.

CKCCC6 July 20–24
CKCCC8 August 3–7

 

Craft Camps (C)

Camp Day: 8:30 a.m.–3 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.

Ceramics (Two-week session)

A $330 / B $350 || Enroll Now
Projects: pinch pots, snowman, three dimensional clock, box letters, coiled pots, wheel thrown cups and bowls
Skills: Campers will learn 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 || Enroll Now
Projects: logo insert T-shirts, Lauren's leather bracelets, beanies, pillow purses and headbands
Skills: Campers will learn about fashion design, hand sewing, crocheting and color scheme awareness.

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


Craft Sampler

A $165 / B $175 || Enroll Now
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


Drawing and Painting

A $165 / B $175 || Enroll Now
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
CFTDC0 August 17–21

 

Green Craft

A $135 / B $145 || Enroll Now
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.

Projects: delectable birdhouse, popsicle 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.   

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


Jewelry and Accessories

A $176 / B $188 || Enroll Now
Projects: animal jewelry holder, galaxy necklace, wire rings and keychains and deco earrings
Skills: Campers will learn about the use of different mediums, wire wrapping, art history and aesthetic awareness.

CFTJC1 June 15–19  
CFTJC2 June 22–26  
CFTJC3 June 29–July 2 A $132 / B $140*
CFTJC5 July 13–17  

*Special rate due to July 3 closure.


Metalworking

A $175 / B $185 || Enroll Now
Projects: name letter wreath, cookie cutters, creative copper etching projects
Skills: Campers will learn about project layout, metal bending and metal cutting.

CFTMC1 June 15–19  
CFTMC3 June 29–July 2 A $140 / B $148*
CFTMC4 July 6–10  
CFTMC6 July 20–24  
CFTMC7 July 27–31  
CFTMC8 August 3–7  

*Special rate due to July 3 closure.


Sewing: Beginning (One-Week Session)

A $165 / B $175 || Enroll Now
Projects: pin cushion, stockings and mini-pillows
Skills: Campers will learn how to use a sewing machine, follow 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.


Sewing: Beginning (Two-Week Session)

A $330 / B $350 || Enroll Now
Projects: pin cusion, stockings, personalized pillows and a craft bag
Skills: Campers will learn how to use a sewing machine, following a pattern and hand-stitch.
 
CFTBC8 August 3–14


Sewing: Intermediate

A $165 / B $175 || Enroll Now

Projects: drawstring bag, personlized placemats and bed caddy
Skills: Campers will expand on techniques learned in Beginning Sewing, as well as apply new techniques on the sewing machine. 

This camp is for participants who have attended two or more sessions of beginning sewing camp and/or have an intermediate understanding of sewing. 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


Woodworking

A $175 / B $185 || Enroll Now
Projects: step and storage stool and Jacob's ladder.
Skills: campers will learn the 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 A $140 / B $148*
CFTWC4 July 6-10  
CFTWC5 July 13–17  
CFTWC9 August 10-14  

*Special rate due to July 3 closure.

Dance Camps (C)

Camp Day: 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

Prices Vary

Dance Intensive (Two-Week Session)

A $235 / B $250 || Enroll Now

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 A $212 / B $225*
DANDC8 August 3–14  

*Special rate due to July 3 closure.

Exploration of Movement

A $135 / B $145 || Enroll Now

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 Camps (C)

Camp Day: 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

Kid, Farms and Food

A $220 / B $235 || Enroll Now

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


KidWell360

A $160 / B $170 || Enroll Now

Kidwell360 is a brand new camp, full of exciting and healthy opportunities! Participants will find what moves them in this highly active camp by seeking adventure, creativity, tranquility, inspiration, nourishment and outdoor recreation. Participants will also explore all 360 degrees of wellness including physical, intellectual, social, emotional, environmental, occupational and spiritual. 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, instructors and students from the Fitness and Wellness Program, and the Nutrition Department.

Campers will also get a chance to see demonstrations from local chefs, hear from special guest speakers and more! On the last day of camp, family members are invited for a lunch party and presentation of the weekly activities and lessons. 

BAMKC1 June 15–19


Sports Camps (C)

Camp Day: 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

A $125 / B $135 || Enroll Now

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


IM (Intramural) Frenzy

A $125 / B $135 || Enroll Now

Based on the Intramural (IM) Sports program at UC Davis, this camp provides participants with the opportunity to learn official IM rules and practice and compete both on teams and individually in five recreational games: Ping-Pong, badminton, cornhole, 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. The team that has accumulated the most points throughout 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 campers to refine their physical and mental skills in competition, practice teamwork, and exhibit sportsmanship in a safe, respectful and exciting environment. Due to the amount of traveling, we encourage campers to bring their bikes.

SPTIC3 June 29–July 2 A $100 / B $108*
SPTIC6 July 20–24  

*Special rate due to July 3 closure.

Inner Tube Water Polo

A $130 / B $140 || Enroll Now

Inner Tube Water Polo is an awesome way to be active and stay cool this summer. Campers will travel to the UC Davis Hickey Pool to play inner tube water polo using UC Davis Intramural Sports equipment. They will also play other aquatic games like Sharks and Minnows, Sink or Swim, Relay Racing, and many more. New water polo players can gain basic knowledge of the sport, and more experienced players can improve their skills. Due to the distance of travel to the pool, we encourage campers to bring their bikes.

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

 

Theater Camps (C)

Camp Day: 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

Improv Camp

A $135 / B $145 || Enroll Now

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 || Enroll Now

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 theater 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 encourage campers to bring their bikes.

THETC5 July 13–24