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 22-26 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
More information: Joe at (510) 790-5546

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 22-26 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
More information: Rena at (510) 791-4196


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    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! 
Beginner Python Programming
Start learning how to code in the most popular language: Python, using Ripl.it coding environment. Students will draw colorful spirals and shapes with Turtle graphics. Students will need a valid email @ to use Repl.it and a signed consent from their legal guardian.
Coding Adventures with Robots (Intermediate)
Bring your Robots to life to crack down fun challenges using an intuitive coding interface. This is a camp for Intermediate level. Campers will be using robots like: Dash and Dots, Thymio etc. Example of adventures: make a robot dance, shoot balls into a basket, draw, navigate through maze...
Date/Time: April 22-26 from 9:00AM-3:00PM
Ages: 8-12 & 9-13
Location: Teen Center (map)
Extended Care Options: Central Park Teen Center from 8:00-9:00AM and/or 3:00-6:30PM
More information: Joe at (510) 790-5546


Mad Science


Fizz-ical Phenomena & Che-Mystery
Take a walk on the wild side in this crazy week of science! Have a ton of fun as we whip up potions and experiment with all kinds of chemical reactions, including growing our own crystals, making sidewalk chalk, and learning the science of chromatography on a lab coat you get to keep!  Mix it up as we experiment with molecular madness, radical reactions and 'fizz'-ical and chemical reactions. Discover what those crazy chemists are really up to in their laboratories! Bring snacks and a bag lunch.
NASA: Journey into Outer Space
Mad Science and NASA have teamed up to bring you the excitement and wonder of space in this new voyage of discovery. See the principles of thrust and propulsion at work as you explore the atmosphere on earth and beyond! Watch star dust burn and journey through a galaxy as you investigate the life-cycle of stars. Explore the farthest reaches of our solar system and create a lunar eclipse in this 'mad' planetary tour. Probe the mysteries of meteors and bounce around satellite light as you learn about space phenomena. Bring snacks and a bag lunch.
Date/Time: April 22-26 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
More information: Sheri at (510) 791-4318

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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 22-26 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
More information: Sheri at (510) 494-4318

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 22-26 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
More information: Sheri at (510) 494-4318

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 22-26 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
More information: Sheri at (510) 494-4318



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 22-26 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
More information: Raquel at (510) 494-4349


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