Official 2018 Summer Camps Guide

School’s out for Summer! How on Earth will your children stay busy for 2.5 months?! We have gathered up the best of the best Summer Camps in the area that are designed to entertain and educate your little ones, plus they sound super fun! There’s literally something for everyone between the ages of 3 and 18.

How will you make this Summer the best yet…?

 

ACADEMICS

Summer School & Enrichment Program

Turlock Christian School

Summer Eagle Day camp: (Grades 1-6) June 4—August 14, M– F

Summer Enrichment Courses (Grades 1-6) Session 1 June 11—28, M-Th

Summer Enrichment Courses (Grades 1-6) Session 2 July 9 — 26, M-Th

Our summer enrichment program offers childcare daily from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m, except for holidays. Children may come for a day, a week, or for the whole summer. The structured program hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The daily programs for Monday through Thursday include light academics, computer lab time, play, story time, music, movies, crafts, reading, and much more. An important part of our program is our daily devotional and prayer time. Each Monday through Thursday afternoon, the students have a great time swimming at the Turlock High School pool. Admission is covered by tuition. Friday is field trip day! Students travel to various points of interest via bus. There are additional charges associated with these trips.

  • AGE: Grades 1-6
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: Tuition must be paid on the first day of Summer Eagle Day Camp and/or Enrichment class. To receive the monthly rate, tuition must be paid in full on the first day of the month. A late fee will be applied on the 5th of the month. Weekly tuition is due Monday morning at drop off.
  • REGISTRATION FEE: Varies; View the Summer Brochure for the breakdown of pricing.
  • CONTACT: [email protected]

JH/HS Summer Enrichment Program

Turlock Christian School

June 11-28 or July 2-19 M-TH

The purpose of this program is to provide students with opportunities to expand learning during the summer months, improve a grade, and to earn course credit. Non-TCS students may take classes but it is UP TO THEIR SCHOOL if they will earn credit. Classes are offered in two sessions: June 11-28 or July 2-19 M-TH  from 8-9:45am and 10-12pm. Classes offered are Math (Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Adv. Algebra, Geometry or Pre-Calculus), and the following online classes: English, History, Science, Bible. Tae Kwon Do, Shooting and Firearm Safety, and Wrestling will also be offered.

  • AGE: JH/HS
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: Enrollment is limited. Students will be enrolled on a first come, first served basis.
  • REGISTRATION FEE: 1 Class- $355, 2 Classes- $640, 3 Classes $910, 4 Classes $1,290
  • CONTACT: 209-632-2337 or [email protected]

ART

Carnegie Arts Center 2018 Summer Camps (Schedules subject to change)

HOW TO REGISTER: Register online or in-person at the Carnegie Arts Center Office Wednesday through Sunday, between 10am-5pm. Please note that scholarships are available – contact the Carnegie for more info!

Receive an Early Bird Discount if you sign up before May 20th!

CONTACT: (209) 632-5761, extension: 104

  • Art Explorers

June 11 – 15 and July 30 – August 3

Monday through Friday from 9AM-Noon

Students will uncover their “inner artist” through a variety of drawing, painting, sculpting, crafting, and printmaking activities. This camp will provide lots of opportunity for fun and creative expression while exploring the wide world of art.

AGE: 7-10

REGISTRATION FEE: $150

June 25 – 29; Monday through Friday from 9AM-Noon

Learning a variety of drawing techniques, young artists will create images to tell stories in their own unique style.

AGE: 10-14

REGISTRATION FEE: $150

  • Masterpieces

July 9 – 13 and August 6 – 10

Monday through Friday from 9AM-Noon

Exploring the styles and famous works of master artists will lead to the creation of your own masterpieces. Inspiration from the likes of Matisse, Monet, and Michelangelo will take the young artist’s imagination to new heights.

AGE: 8-12

REGISTRATION FEE: $150

July 23 – 27; Monday through Friday from 9AM-Noon

Students will use a variety of fun and creative materials to explore the wide world of comics. From understanding the techniques of artists from Marvel and DC to imagining their own unique heroes and villains, there are exciting universes to explore!

AGE: 8-12

REGISTRATION FEE: $150

July 23 – 27; Monday through Friday from 2-5PM

Students will learn the elements of design and principles of composition while exploring the work of the world’s great artists. Media will include graphite, charcoal, conte crayon, chalk, pastels and more!

AGE: 11-14

REGISTRATION FEE: $150

July 30 – Aug 3; Monday through Friday from 2-5PM

Take your drawing to a whole new level as you work on elements of the human figure and portraiture. Anatomy and personality will be explored in a variety of media.

AGE: 11-14

REGISTRATION FEE: $150

Aug 6 – 10; Monday through Friday from 2-5PM

Learn and refine skills in different painting mediums. Students will work with a variety of materials, learn new techniques, and explore works by some of the great masters for inspiration.

AGE: 11-14

REGISTRATION FEE: $150

Summer Music & Theatre Camp

Lightbox Theatre Company

June 17-22, 9AM-3PM

LightBox Theatre Company is launching its first summer camp for students ages 9-18! No experience needed. Come for a week of fun, theater, and music! Students will take classes with LightBox actors and directors! Students will take part in creating scenes and taking elective classes throughout the week with a final performance on the evening
of Friday, June 22.
Class options include Stage Combat, How to Sing Like a Broadway Star, Who’s Line Is it Anyway? Mindful Movement, Acting Fundamentals, So You Think You Can Dance? and Character Development. Camp will be held at the Stanislaus State Main Stage Theatre.

  • AGE: 9-18
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: June 10, register online
  • REGISTRATION FEE: $250
  • CONTACT: Lightbox Theatre Company (209) 417-6643

Rembrandt and Rosé Art & Fun Camp

Rembrandt and Rosé

June 26 – 28; 10AM – 12PM (age 8-12) & 1:30PM – 4PM (age 13-17)

Want your kids to spread their art wings? Come join Rembrandt & Rosé at their downtown Turlock studio to learn about some famous artists, art literature, and do some art projects that kids will get to take home. Light snacks provided.

  • AGE: 8-17
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: June 25; register online
  • REGISTRATION FEE: $25 per class; $65 full three-day session
  • CONTACT: Gina (209) 681-2050

CUPS Performing Arts Camp

Westside Ministries

June 18 – 28 (M-Th)

The CUPS ministry will offer performing arts training for all levels and genres this summer in a two-week training camp June 18-21 & June 25-28. Students will be able to enhance their skills in a multitude of classes including (but not limited to) Ballet, Modern, Hip Hop, Tambourines, Flags, Tap, Acting, Voice, Music, and Aerial.  Ages 3 through adult are welcome to participate in these low cost – Christ centered classes that emphasize a heart of worship. Students will showcase their skills at a Summer Festival that will be held at the end of the two-week session on Thursday, June 28th at Turlock Community Theatre. To register or get more information on pricing and schedule call 209-667-9020 or log on to www.westsideministriesturlock.com

  • AGE: 3-Adult
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: TBA
  • REGISTRATION FEE: TBA; call 209-667-9020 for pricing and for information to register
  • CONTACT: JoLynn DiGrazia or Sunshine Sakuda 209-667-8593

 

ATHLETICS

Spring Elite Volleyball Clinic

Stanislaus State Athletics

May 6; 9AM – 5:30PM

This camp offers a high level of training and is designed for elite level volleyball players who want to prepare for collegiate volleyball. They will focus on learning techniques through instruction, demonstrations and quality repetitions. In addition to technical training, a variety of offensive systems and multiple defensive schemes will be taught.

  • AGE: College level recruits (14-18)
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: May 5, register online
  • REGISTRATION FEE: $85.50 before April 1; $95 after April 1
  • CONTACT: Megan Powell [email protected], (209) 664-6832

Speed, Agility and Conditioning Sports Camp

Untamed Fitness and Performance

June 2; 9AM – 2PM

Young athletes will be put through a circuit of agility, speed, and performance drills that will prepare them for their respective sports seasons.

Warrior Basketball Camp l/ll/lll

Stanislaus State Athletics

June 4 – 7; 9AM – 3PM / June 11 – 14; 9AM – 3PM / June 18 – 21; 9AM – 3PM

At the Stanislaus State Warriors Basketball Camp, the goal is to provide a complete basketball experience emphasizing fundamentals in order to help boys ages 7-14 reach their full potential. Campers will be placed in age/skill appropriate groups. Proper shooting techniques as well as footwork will be highlighted. Individual and team skills will also be focused on during the week.

Contests will be held and awards presented at the conclusion of camp.

The camp will be instructed by the Stanislaus State staff and players. Come discover why Stanislaus State Warriors Basketball Camp is a great place to improve your skills and have fun.

  • AGE: Boys 7-14
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: June 3; register online
  • REGISTRATION FEE: $175
  • CONTACT: Clinton Tremelling, Assistant Coach (209) 667-3938, [email protected]

Bulldog Basketball Camp 1 & 2

Turlock High School

June 5 – 7 and June 10 – 12; 9AM – Noon or 1 – 4PM

Come and join local area coaches and players for the fifth annual Bulldog Basketball Camp held at the Turlock High Main Gym. Camp 1 will be held June 5th-June 7th from 9:00am to Noon for ages 7-10 or 1pm to 4pm for ages 11-14. Camp 2 will be held July 10th – July 12th from 9am-Noon for ages 7-14. Each camper will learn and develop the basic fundamentals, and sportsmanship needed to play and enjoy basketball. Campers will be divided into teams by age and ability for maximum participation and enjoyment.

  • AGE: 7-14
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: May 24; register through this form
  • REGISTRATION FEE: $70; late registrations will be accepted with an additional $10 fee
  • CONTACT: RJ Henderson (209) 664-0646 [email protected]

Stan State Basketball Team Camp

Stanislaus State Athletics

June 8 – 10; 5 – 8PM

Work with the Warriors’ coaching staff as a team in the Stan State basketball team camp. Fundamentals, team drills, defensive schemes, shooting techniques as well as footwork will be highlighted. Teams will play a guarantee of four games.

  • AGE: Boys 7-14
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: June 7; register online
  • REGISTRATION FEE: $300
  • CONTACT: Paul Trevor, Head Coach (209) 667-3753, [email protected]

Warrior All Sports Summer Camp

Stanislaus State Athletics

June 18 – 22; 9AM – 12PM (half day) 0r 9AM – 3PM (full day)

Why play one sport when you can play them all! Over 16 sports and activities will be offered—soccer, basketball, track and field, badminton, Frisbee, golf, Futsal, hockey, flag football, softball, baseball, team handball, capture the flag, dodgeball — and many other games and fun activities. Each day your child will be placed in a group according to age, size, and ability. Each group will experience a series of different activities every day, culminating in a mini-Olympic tournament on the final day. Your child will become involved in a whole series of team and individual sports activities that are exciting and lots of fun! Every child will be introduced to the techniques and skills required in each sport.

  • AGE: Boys & Girls 5-12
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: June 18; register online
  • REGISTRATION FEE: Half Day- $125, Full Day- $165
  • CONTACT: Megan Powell [email protected], (209) 664-6832

Volleyball All-Skills Camp

Stanislaus State Athletics

July 16 – 19; 9AM – 4PM

Each camper will experience challenging training sessions focusing on important skill sets required for volleyball. Team offense and defense will be taught. Morning sessions will be focused on fundamental development. The afternoon sessions will be focused on applying those earlier learned skills in live situations.

Upon completion, campers will be better prepared to participate with their respective school or club program. Athletes ages 9-18, both boys and girls, are eligible to participate in the All-Skills Camp. Players will be grouped by age and ability level to maximize the quality of the camp experience.

  • AGE: 9-18
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: July 15
  • REGISTRATION FEE: $145 per session or $260 for both sessions (Full day); register online
  • CONTACT: Megan Powell [email protected], (209) 664-6832

Volleyball All-Skills Camp ll

Stanislaus State Athletics

July 23 – 26; 9AM – Noon

Each camper will experience challenging training sessions focusing on important skill sets required for volleyball. Team offense and defense will be taught. Sessions will be focused on fundamental development and applying these learned skills in live situations.

Upon completion, campers will be better prepared to participate with their respective school or club program. Athletes ages 9-18, both boys and girls, are eligible to participate in the All-Skills Camp.  Players will be grouped by age and ability level to maximize the quality of the camp experience.

  • AGE: 9-18
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: July 22
  • REGISTRATION FEE: $145; register online
  • CONTACT: Megan Powell [email protected], (209) 664-6832

Volleyball Little Warriors Camp

Stanislaus State Athletics

July 16 – 18; 4PM – 5PM

Little Warriors Volleyball Camp is designed for boys and girls from 3 years old to 8 years old. Campers will learn the basics of volleyball through drills and games using a lighter ball and lower net. Game play will focus on practicing new skills and will include a variety of drills and games to keep it a fun and high-energy environment.

  • AGE: 3-8
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: July 15; register online
  • REGISTRATION FEE: $60
  • CONTACT: Megan Powell [email protected], (209) 664-6832

Volleyball Elite Camp

Stanislaus State Athletics

July 20 – 22; hours vary

This camp offers a high level of training and is designed for elite level volleyball players who want to prepare for collegiate volleyball. We will focus on learning techniques through instruction, demonstrations and quality repetitions. In addition to technical training, a variety of offensive systems and multiple defensive schemes will be taught.

  • AGE: College level recruits (14-18)
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: July 19; register online
  • REGISTRATION FEE: $280 commuter, $385 residential
  • CONTACT: Megan Powell [email protected], (209) 664-6832

Boys & Girls Youth Soccer Camp I & II

Stanislaus State Athletics

July 23 – 26 & August 6 – 9; 9AM – 12PM

Youth Camps are designed for boys and girls between the ages of 5 – 13 of all levels (AYSO, CYSA, etc..). Players are divided into training groups based on their experience and ability. The main focus is on individual technical development and small group tactics. Recreation, Select, and Competitive teams are welcome to train together for team tactics instruction (age appropriate), in addition to learning technical development and small group tactics. There will also be permanent teams participating in a competitive World Cup tournament each day, with prizes for top finishing teams.

  • AGE: 5-13
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: August 6; register online
  • REGISTRATION FEE: $95
  • CONTACT: Stan State Warrior Stadium & Al Brenda Track (209) 667-3016

RELIGIOUS

Camp 3:56

Westside Ministries

June 4 – 8 in Pinecrest, CA

Camp 3:56 desires to reach kids who need the opportunity to experience life “outside the box”. With equal parts “fun” and Biblical teaching, they desire to “reach every camper with every available source”. They believe a week at camp can lead youth and children into closer relationship with Christ as well as positive role models. There will be horseback riding, hiking, fishing, boating, wilderness training, ropes and rock climbing, and a lot more!

  • AGE: Children in grades 3-6 and for youth in 7th-12th grade
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: May 15; Registration forms can be found online or they are available at 950 Columbia St. Turlock, Ca 95380
  • REGISTRATION FEE: $250
  • CONTACT: JoLynn DiGrazia or Sunshine Sakuda 209-667-8593

Summer on the Seas: Preschool Summer Camp

Turlock Christian School

June 4 – August 10

Each week will have a different type of ocean focus for our theme. Learning continues in the Summer! We will still spend time working on the alphabet, numbers, and Bible time! Mondays OR Thursdays are Activity Days & Tuesdays and Fridays are Water Days. All students (even infants) will receive a Summer on the Seas T-Shirt with your Summer Fun Fee. Infants and toddlers will participate with our activities, as they are able. Some activities will include a modified presentation for their age. Summer adventures include: Bounce House, Petting Zoo, Puppet Show, Dance Party, Bike Parade, Pony Rides, Freckles the Clown, and more!

  • AGE:
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: May 4, Late enrollment accepted only if space permits.
  • REGISTRATION FEE: Fill out this form. Choose from 2-5 days a week of childcare. The Summer Fun Fee is an additional:
    •  Infant Toddler Summer Fun Fee for 1-4 weeks – $25
    • Infant Toddler Summer Fun Fee for 5+ weeks – $40
    • All other classes Summer Fun Fee for 1-4 weeks – $40
    •  All other classes Summer Fun Fee for 5+ weeks – $70
  • CONTACT: [email protected]

Rolling River Rampage Vacation Bible School

First United Methodist Church

June 10 – 14; 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join the First United Methodist Church for Vacation Bible School for ages 3 years -6th grade. They will sing songs, make crafts and have Bible story time as they take a ride of a lifetime with God!

  • AGE: 3 years old through 6th grade
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: June 5; register here
  • REGISTRATION FEE: $5 for a participant T-shirt
  • CONTACT: Dawn Mallory 668-3000 or [email protected]

 

Jungle River Adventure Vacation Bible School

Denair Missionary Baptist Church

July 23 – 27; 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Grab a paddle, point your canoe down river and join the Denair Missionary Baptist Church on a Jungle River Adventure! Classes and activities for all ages!

  • AGE: All ages
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: No Deadline; register online
  • REGISTRATION FEE: No fee
  • CONTACT: Pastor Todd Dornan (209) 634-7856 or [email protected]

 

RECREATIONAL 

The Salvation Army Turlock Day Camp

The Salvation Army

June 11 – August 3; 8AM – 6PM

The Salvation Army Turlock Corps DAY camp is Monday to Friday from 8:00AM to 6:00PM. Within this program, kids will have two snacks and a meal every day. They will engage in crafts, swimming, Vacation Bible School, gym activities, movies, a few field trips, gardening, the game room, and other summer activities.

  • AGE: Entering 1st-7th grade
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: The camp occurs weekly. You must register 5 days before the Monday of your preferred week.
  • REGISTRATION FEE: $35 per person; $45 for two or more if related
  • CONTACT: Lt. Miguel Morales (209) 667-9061 ext:205

 

Summer Kids Camp

Little Lights Preschool

June 11-29; Monday through Friday from 8AM – 12:30PM

The Little Lights Preschool summer camp is a wonderful addition to their school year, providing the opportunity for students to continue learning while having fun!

Campers will enjoy fun activities such as Circus Week, Freckles the Clown, making shaved ice, a petting zoo, water play, summer-time science activities, and even a field trip to the local library.

 

Did we forget your camp? Don’t sweat! Head here to submit your Summer soirée – we’ll update the guide as your events come in!

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