Academic Enrichment Camps

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Junior Rangers
Join the Junior Ranger Camp this Spring Break! Instructed by Central Park Rangers, students participate in a variety of hands on activities that encourage environmental appreciation and safety during outdoor experiences. Bring a lunch. Camp is held at Central Park at the Nature Learning Center (near the back of the Aqua Adventure parking lot).
Date/Time: April 13-17 from 9:00AM-3:00PM
Ages: 7-11
Location: Nature Learning Center (Central Park)
Extended Care Options: Central Park Teen Center from 8:00-9:00AM and/or 3:00-6:30PM

Adventures @ Ardenwood


Spend your Spring Break at Ardenwood Historic Farm! Participants will be exposed to Common Core State Standards while experiencing history, science, and art through hands-on activities at the Patterson House. Activities include nature walks, old fashioned cooking, a train ride and much more! Don't forget to bring a lunch, and two snacks.
Date/Time: April 13-17 from 9:00AM-3:00PM
Ages: 6-11
Location: Ardenwood Historic Farm
Extended Care Options: Ardenwood Historic Farm from 8:00-9:00AM and/or 3:00-6:00PM


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    Fremont, CA 94538
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    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Code for Fun


If your child is inquisitive about technology, Code for Fun gives an opportunity to feed his or her interest while having fun discovering that computer science is an awesome opportunity to create and influence others. And just look at the educational and fun camps we are offering! 
STEM and Programming with LEGO(R) WeDO (Ages 7-10)
Learn about science and engineering related subjects by studying real life examples and scenarios. Each project starts with an exploration phase for students to further study a STEM subject. They, then, create a model using Lego WeDo 2.0 (robot, vehicle or simulator) and program it. They investigate the parameters of their model to predict the output. To complete their project, students present their findings to their peers.
Code Sphero(R) with Swift (Ages 9-13)
Learn Swift, a text-based programming language, to design fun games with Sphero Robot. Grow from beginners to proficient game designers recreating popular classic games such as Pong, Bop It and Pac-man, as well as inventing Bowling and Golf Course games.
Program your scientific simulations (Ages 9-11)
Study how real life phenomena are influenced by external parameters using agent-based simulations. Learn Cellular, a block programming language to create and run simulations. Create your own final simulation to answer a real world question and present your inferences. This camp focuses on STEM concepts and inquiry based learning.
Date/Time: April 13-17 from 9:00AM-3:00PM
Ages: 7-10, 9-11, 9-13)
Location: Teen Center (map)
Extended Care Options: Central Park Teen Center from 8:00-9:00AM and/or 3:00-6:30PM


Mad Science


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Junior Mad Scientists! Dive into the realms of the Chemical and Physical world in this crazy week of non-stop action - and Reaction! Explore our wonderlab and find eggs that don't break, ice that doesn't melt and discover how to freeze time! Perform spectacular hands on experiments and continue the fun at home with the gadgets you've designed in the lab! Bring snacks and a bag lunch.
Date/Time: April 13-17 from 9:00AM-3:00PM
Ages: 6-11
Location: Teen Center (map)
Extended Care Options: Central Park Teen Center from 8:00-9:00AM and/or 3:00-6:30PM

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Communication Academy


Essay Writing & Public Speaking Combo
Take part in two valuable courses for a discounted price. SAVE up to $40 when you enroll in Combo Classes which combine two fun, back-to-back courses from Communication Academy. Parents maintain peace-of-mind by dropping children off only once for an extended period of time so students can learn two important skills in one sitting.  Don't delay on this fantastic opportunity.  Spaces are limited. Material: $30
Date/Time: April 13-17 from 9:00AM-3:00PM
Ages: 8-11
Location: Central Park Visitors Service Center (CPVSC)
Extended Care Options: Central Park Teen Center from 7:30-9:00AM and/or 3:00-6:30PM

Essay Writing: Student Publication
Students will learn to write a polished manuscript for final publication. This course emphasizes skills necessary to finalize and perfect a piece of writing. Students will work on a single piece of publication-quality material. Material fee: $15.
Date/Time: April 13-17 from 9:00AM-11:30AM
Ages: 8-11
Location: Central Park Visitors Service Center (CPVSC)
Extended Care Options: Central Park Teen Center from 7:30-9:00AM and/or 3:00-6:30PM

Public Speaking: Student Leadership
Student Leadership encourages students to develop intensive research skills, diplomatic speaking and writing skills, and student advocacy skills. Students learn how to dialogue with elected officials, draft advocacy letters, and write and make presentations for social media. Taught at age-appropriate level. Material: $15.
Date/Time: April 13-17 from 12:30PM-3:00PM
Ages: 8-11
Location: Central Park Visitors Service Center (CPVSC)
Extended Care Options: Central Park Teen Center from 7:30-9:00AM and/or 3:00-6:30PM


Lehka Publishers


Creative Writing & Essay Writing (Combo)
Lekha Ink is committed to developing a generation who think beyond the book! By guiding writers to think creatively using a blend of time-tested and newly developed methods that nurture imaginations. Instructors are trained in the Lekha Way a nontraditional method of writing instruction that uses visualization and verbalization techniques, creative play, illustration, and other fun activities to help students overcome writer's block and any fear or dislike of writing. Students are encouraged to write freely in a fun and nonthreatening learning and writing environment.
Essay Writing: Students will learn the basic of essay writing in the structure favored by school teachers in accordance with their grade level and their abilities. They will learn how to plan and outline their essays properly before writing as well as how to revise them.
Creative Writing: Overcome writer's block is the focus of this week. Children will learn how to come up with original stories and poems using idea generation methods that are both time tested and created by Lekha.
Date/Time: April  13-17 from 9:00AM-3:00PM, 9:00am-12:00PM or 1:00PM-4:00PM
Ages: 7-14
Location: Shinn Historical Park
Extended Care Options: None

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