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Actors' Theatre

831.425.1003
Santa Cruz
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Address: 1001 Center St

Adventure Horses at Pleasant Valley Horse Club

831-763-2733




Adventure Out Rock Climbing

800-509-3954




Adventure Trails Summer Day Camp

831.345-0245




Agape Dance Academy

831-359-0850
Scotts Valley
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(A Nov) AgapeDanceAcademyL0g0.jpgBringing world class dance training in atmosphere of camaraderie and encouragement.


Students are recipients of full tuition scholarships to major university dance programs and elite summer training programs.


Dancers training for great purposed above and beyond dance participating in community events and more!


Melanie Useldinger has been teaching ballet for over 30 years. She pulls from her vast experience as a scholarship student at San Francisco Ballet, Banff School of Fine Arts, Pennsylvania Ballet, and New York City Ballet. She also draws on her professional experience at San Francisco Ballet, Dance Theater of Kansas, and San Jose Dance Theater. As a professional dancer she was required to master choreographic style and technique in modern dance, jazz, character, partnering, and variations.

Melanie especially loves inspiring students of all ages and abilities to learn to dance and experience great choreography to inspiring music.

 

Melanie also has the greater goal of training up highly skilled dancers who can share their gifts with the community at large and thus dance for greater purposes than just entertainment. We accept bookings for events, weddings, seminars, fundraisers and more.

 

Melanie can be reached at (831) 359-0850 to discuss bookings or emaled at joymelanie@aol.com

Dance photography and mult-media presentations are also an exciting part of Agape Dance!!!


Address: 218E Mount Hermon Rd | Other Locations: 783 Rio Del Mar Blvd Aptos, 509H Swift Street Santa Cruz
Ages: all | See our PARENT PERKS discount!

Aikido of Santa Cruz

831/423-8326




Anderson Dressage Riding

978 505-1778




Animal Shelter, Critter Camp

831.454.7235




Aptos Martial Arts

831 688-1118




Aptos Youth Soccer Club

831 688-8501




Avid4 Adventure

8009779873
Santa Cruz
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(0 Jan 2017) Avid4Adventure_logo.jpgThis summer, experience the power of authentic outdoor adventure! Avid4 Adventure camps teach Pre-K - 7th graders of all levels to climb, paddle, bike, hike and thrive in the outdoors.

With help from our time-tested curriculum and insanely experienced instructors, we give campers solid skills and character-shaping confidence, launching them into a lifetime of empowering adventure.

Day camp locations in Mill Valley, Palo Alto, Saratoga, Oakland, Santa Cruz, Campbell, Moraga and Walnut Creek. Overnight camp locations in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado.

Learn more and sign up at www.avid4.com or call 800-977-9873


Address: 427 CAPITOLA ROAD EXTENSION | Other Locations: Campbell, Mill Valley, Moraga, Palo Alto, Saratoga
Ages: Pre-K-7th

Ballet Arts Center

831 438-9447




Bauman College, Holistic Nutrition and Culinary Arts

800-987-7530




Baymonte School

831 438-0100




Be Natural Music aka Real Rock Band

831-359-8240




BellaMar Horseback Riding Camps

(978) 505-1778




Billabong Surf Camps

800-509-3954




Blue Apple Studios

831.588.5412




Boulder Creek Camps

831 338-4144




Boulder Creek Recreation & Parks

831.338.4921




Boy Scouts

831 443- 8232




Boys and Girls Club of Santa Cruz

831 423-3138




Boys Basketball at UCSC





Cabrillo Extension

831.479.6331




Cabrillo Soccer Camps

831-325-6644




Cabrillo Summer Youth Institute

(831) 479-6331




Cabrillo Threshers Swim Club

831 688-3613




Cabrillo Youth Chorus

831-479-5021




Calvary Chapel Summer Camp





Calvary Vacation Bible Camp

831.477.7777




Camp Auxilium

831-728-5518




Camp Boardwalk

(831) 423-5590




Camp Catwalk Fashion Design and Sewing Academy

831.252.0665




Camp Harmon

831-684-2380




Camp Joy Gardens

(831) 338-3651




Camp Kayetz

831-479-3444




Camp Kesem UCSC

831-204-0217




Camp Koinonia

831/722-1472




Camp Kota

831-479-0680




Camp Opportunity

1-800-750-2267




Camp Redwood Glen

831-461-2000




Camp Rocks

888-287-4170




Camp St. Francis

831-722-3681




Camp St. Francis

(831) 684-1439




Camp Winnarainbow

510-525-4304




Capoeira

831/212-1117




Carmel Valley Tennis Camp

831/659-2615




Center for Transformational Neuropsysiology

831-464-1419




Central California Writing Project Young Writers Camps

(831-459-4506)




Central Coast Language & Learning Center

831-645-7900




Children's Center of San Lorenzo Valley

831-336-2857




Cindy’s Garden to Table Camp

831.438-3251




City of Boulder Creek Recreation

(831) 338-4144




City of Scotts Valley - Recreation Division

831-438-3251




City of Watsonville P & R

831-768-3240




Claudio Franca Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

831 476-7650




Clown Clubhouse

831.425.8085




Club-Ed Surf School & Camps

831-464-0177




Coastal Vibe Dance





Coastal Vibe Dance Company

831.234.9098




Coastlands Kids Camps

831-688-5775




Coevrer Soccer

916 300-8884




Community Music School

831-426-9115




Cosmic Chic

408-332-9524




COSMOS

831/459-1763




Covewater

831.600.7230




Cub Scout Day Camp

408.638.8313




Dance Odyssey Studio

831-462-4590




Dance Synergy

831-661-0217




Dancenter

831-475-5032




Day Break Camp

831.335.2756
Felton




Daybreak Camp

831-335-2756




DeLaVeaga Golf Course

831-612-7214




Developmental Learning Solutions

831-429-5987




Dragonfly Children's Art Camp

831.464-3331




Earth Art Studio

831-818-9569




Earth Howl

831.236 4530




Elaine's Dance Studio

479-9133




Elaine's Dance Studio

831-479-9133




EMH Sports

855-213-4443 x 3




Emmeline Preschool Center

831-459-8866




Engineering for Kids

408-676-6635




ESL Summer Language Institute





Excel Soccer

831-425-0405
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Family Heart Camp





Farley's Kickboxing Academy

831-600-7160




Fiber Arts Camp

831.419.8891




Forest Farm Camp





Fox Horsemanship Summer Camp

408-718-7006




Gan Israel Day Camp

831-454-0101, x




Gan Israel Day Camp

831-454-0101




Girl Scout Camp Rocks

888-287-4170




Girl Scouts Camp Campbell

800-822-2427




Girl Scouts of Northern California

831-633-4877




Go Kids Preschool

831.728.5907




Growing Social

(408) 914-0552




Happily Ever Laughter

(831) 331-8634




Headwater Outdoor School

831-423-3830




Hidden Treasures Preschool

831-423-6463




Hooked on Theater

831-706-4249




Horse-n-Around

408-528-5461




Inner Light Ministries

831-465-9090 x21




Inspired Learning

831.234.8796




IRIS Science Camp

831) 331-1050




Jackie Wride's Summer Art Program

831.609.6521




Jane Brown Art Classes





Jazzercize

800.348.4748




Junior Guards

831.476.4992




Junior Shark Summer Camp

831-724-5933




Kate Alm Suzuki Studio

831.227.7535




Kayak Connection

831-479-1121




Khan Academy Discovery Lab





Kids and Co.

408-353-5437




Kids Can Sing

831.685.3665




Kids Engaged

831.440.3833




Kids Kayak Camp

831/479-1121




KidsArt

831.439.9233




Kimberly Hardin Art

(831) 435-8557




Koinonia

831-722-1472




Kokoro no Gakko

831-726-6422




Kruz Kids Camp

831/465-3359




Kumon Aptos

831-345-8377




Kuumbwa Jazz Camp at Cabrillo

831.427.2227




La Madrona Swim & Racquet Club

(831)438-1072




La Tabla Children's Art Studio

831-768-9691
Corralitos




Laird's Academy of Martial Arts

831.459.8901




League of Creative Minds

415.296.1541




Let's Play in Spanish

408.377.6111




Lifespring Preschool

831.477.0584




Little Acorns Montessori

(831) 464-1400




Little Garden Patch Farm





Little Mozarts 4 Fun

834.439.9125




Little People's Repertory Theater





Live Earth Farm

(831) 763-2448




Living Earth Playschool





MAH Summer Art Camp

831-426-4923




MB Horse Camp

831/761-1142




Midtown Montessori

831.423.2273




Monte Vista Sports Camp





Monterey Bay Academy of Dance





Monterey Bay Horsemanship & Therapeutic Center

831.479.0680




Monterey Bay Kayaking

800.649.5357




Monterey Bay Repertory Theatre

831.207.4158




Monterey Coast Preparatory

831-458-9800




Montessori Children's Garden

831.476.6185




Mount Hermon Camps

831.430.1341




Mountain Meadow Camp

(530) 257-4419




Mt Cross Summer Camp

831-336-5179




Nature Explorers

Santa Cruz
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(0 April 2017) natureExplorers_logo.jpg"Through exploration, experimentation, and experiences outdoors, the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History hopes to inspire future scientists. Join us to discover a passion for nature, learning, and community!

 

All Nature Explorers camps connect kids to their environment in fun and exciting ways that engage their natural sense of curiosity while supporting academic success. 

 

 

 

Entering GRADES K - 1

Art and Science of Nature | July 23-27 
Campers will explore natural wonders at the intersection of art and science, through walking field trips, outdoor investigations, and hands-on art projects.

 

Can You Dig It? | July 30-August 3
Campers will become junior paleontologists, geologists, and biologists as they spend the week digging into the world of fossils, bones, rocks, and dirt.

CLICK HERE for more information and to enroll.


Entering GRADES 2-3

Art and Science of Nature | July 9-13

Campers will explore natural wonders at the intersection of art and science, through walking field trips, outdoor investigations, and hands-on art projects. 

CLICK HERE for more information and to enroll.


Entering GRADES 4-5

Biomimicry Camp | July 16-20

Campers will spend the week exploring and drawing inspiration from nature to solve design challenges, engineering their own solutions to help humans live more sustainably on earth. This camp will feature field trips to different habitats nearby in Santa Cruz.

CLICK HERE for more information and to enroll.


Price: $265
Discounts: Museum Member + Sibling Discounts
Camp times: 9 am-3pm + Extended Care until 5pm.
Scholarships Available

Address: Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History | Ages: K-5th

Nicely Studio

831-588-4748




Nike Girls Basketball Camp

800/645-3226




Nike Soccer Camp

800-645-3226




No Limits Dance

831.476.0390




Nor Cal Bike Riding Camps

510/653-2453




Otter Bay Camp

831.477-1877




Pacific Soccer Academy

408-378-3893




Parkside Preschool

831.454.8392




Piano Academy

831.335.4222




Piano Adventures





Pleasant Valley Kids Camp

831-763-2733




Quail Ridge Riding Club

831.539.1171


 




Quaker Camp

831.336-8333




Ramblin’ Adventure Club

831. 334.8455




Rancho Rincon

831.335.3403




Redwood Christian Park

831.338-2134




Redwood Glen Camp & Conference Center

831-461-2000




Reikes Center - Ninjas in Nature

650-823-4346
Felton




Richard Schmidt Surf School

831/423-0928




Rocking Horse Ranch Preschool

831.462.2702




Sammy Slug Summer Camp at UC Santa Cruz

831.459.4017
Santa Cruz
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RESPONSIBILITY - RESPECT - LEADERSHIP  SPORTSMANSHIP - TEAM BUILDING

(A Mar 16) SammySlugCampField.jpgThese are the 5 camp tenets of the Sammy Slug Summer Camp offered by the Office of Physical Education, Recreation & Sports (OPERS) for boys and girls entering 1st through 6th grades. Based at the East Field House, this camp will be offered in one-week sessions from June 27th to August 19th.

 

There are half day and full day options, and pre-camp and post camp care available. The camp activities will include a variety of sports such as basketball, tennis, frisbee, and soccer, outdoor recreation such as hiking and swimming, and other arts, crafts and outings to keep the campers engaged, active and creative. With a ratio of 10:1 with our staff, the camp will be focused on creating a safe environment with a program designed and implemented by experienced recreation professionals and staffed by UCSC students. All staff will be screened through a criminal background check, certified in First Aid/CPR and trained in safe practices. Staff will also be trained in age-appropiate activities and motivational strategies, and bring over-the-top enthusiasm with an emphasis on FUN!

 

*** Registration for Summer 2016 is now open! Click here to register. ***


(A Mar 16) SammySlugCampLogo.jpgJune 27th through August 19th, 2016

  • Week 1: June 27th - July 1st 
  • Week 2: July 5th - July 8th (Prorated Week)
  • Week 3: July 11th - July 15th 
  • Week 4: July 18th - July 22nd
  • Week 5: July 25th - July 29th
  • Week 6: Aug. 1st - Aug. 5th
  • Week 7: Aug. 8th - Aug. 12th
  • Week 8: Aug. 15th - Aug. 19th  

COSTS - A multi-family discount (two or more family members/campers) of 20% off will be applied to each additional family member/camper registered per weekly session. The multi-family discount is applied to the full and half day session amounts and does not apply to pre and post camp care. 

  • Full Day: 9:00am-5:00pm - $275/week. 2nd+ family member = $220/week 
  • Half Day: 9:00am-1:00pm - $165/week. 2nd+ family member = $132/week 
  • Pre Camp Care: 8:00-9:00am - $15/week
  • Post Camp Care: 5:00-6:00pm - $15/week
  • Pre/Post Camp Care: 8:00-9:00am & 5:00-6:00pm - $25/week
  • Prorated Week: $220/week full day, $132/week half day : 2nd+ family members = $176/week full day, $105.60/week half day)

If you don't find the information you are looking for and/or still have questions, please email us at Sammy Slug Summer Camp or call the office at (831) 459-4017.


Address: UCSC

San Agustin Vacation Bible Camp

(831) 438-3633




San Lorenzo Valley Leadership Academy

(831) 769 - 6877




Santa Cruz 4-H Camp

831-234-6666




Santa Cruz Acting Studioo

831.426.3456




Santa Cruz Beach Soccer

831) 600-6782




Santa Cruz Bible Church Summer Kids Camps

Phone: (831) 42




Santa Cruz Bible Summer Camps

831-429-1162




Santa Cruz Breakers

831.713.1077




Santa Cruz Children's Museum of Discovery

(888) 424-8035
Capitola
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(Logos Business) MOD.jpgThe Santa Cruz Children's Museum of Discovery, located in the Capitola Mall, aims to delight, inspire and challenge children by providing an exciting and interactive learning environment. This nonprofit museum has 8,000-plus square feet of exhibits, classrooms and store space. Its hands-on exhibits bring learning to life by showcasing the wonders of Santa Cruz County: the place where the ocean meets the redwoods, where technology meets recreation, where agriculture meets health.

The Santa Cruz Children's Museum of Discovery is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission to the museum is $7 adults 18 and older, $5 children ages 2 to 17, and free for children under the age of 2.


Address: 1855 41st Ave. | Ages: 0-12

Santa Cruz City Youth Soccer Camp

831-588-6407




Santa Cruz County 4-H Camp

831-234-6666




Santa Cruz County Aquatics Summer Swim Team

831.429.7946




Santa Cruz County Breakers

831.713.1077




Santa Cruz County Sports

831.438.5200




Santa Cruz County Youth Soccer





Santa Cruz Dance Company

831-684-1009




Santa Cruz Junior Lifeguard Association

831-476-4992




Santa Cruz Language Institute

831-704-6016




Santa Cruz Shark Camp

(831) 205-3245




Santa Cruz Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

(831) 465-5000




Santa Cruz Spanish

831.345.1961


 

 



Santa Cruz SPCA - Kids Camp

(831) 465-5000


For children who love animals, the SPCA has created a great camp program focusing on respect, kindness and compassion when relating to animals.



Santa Cruz Spikers Volleyball Camp





Santa Cruz Surf School

(831) 426-7072




Santa Cruz Swim School

(831)420.7946




Santa Cruz Water Polo





Scotts Valley Arts Center

831-566-5741




Scotts Valley Recreation

831-438-3251
Scotts Valley
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(A Mar 16) SValleyRecreation_2016SpringCover.jpgParks and Recreation provides a variety of public parks, recreation facilities and recreation programming for the community. The beautiful facilities include large parks with playgrounds, BBQ areas and athletic fields, smaller neighborhood parks, a 49 acre open space area with a hiking trail, community center, senior center, skate parks, dog park and tennis courts.

 

The Parks and Recreation Division also provides high quality recreation programming that includes children and adult activities ranging from sports and crafts, to music and aquatics.

 

Scotts Valley Recreation is proud to offer such a high level of service for the citizens of Scotts Valley. Please enjoy our facilities and programming and if you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us at 831-438-3251 or rec@scottsvalley.org.

 


Address: One Civic Center Dr

Scotts Valley Tae Kwon Do

831.438.6068




Sea Star Riding School

831.229.1940
Aptos



Address: Big Tree Ranch

Seven Directions Children's Art Institute

831/334-6482




Sharks Football Camp at St. Francis





Shuffles Dance Studio

831/438-5678




Simply Musical

831.722-9369
Watsonville




SLV Summer Quest

831.336.8220




SLV Swim Center

831-336-3455




SLV Swim Center

831-336-3455




SPCA Kids Camp

(831) 465-5000




Specialized Equestrian





Sports Performance Camps and Aquatics Programs





Statewide Chess Camp

831.325.6836




Steps Dance & Performing Arts Studio

831.786.0580




Stockhorse

831.212.1935




Studio 501

420.1100




Summer Baseball Camp





Summer Quest

(831)336-8220




Summer Surf Camp

831-428-3647




Surf School Santa Cruz





Sylvan Music

831.427.1917




Synergy Dance Company - Spanish & French Immersion Camps





Tandy Beal & Company

(831) 335-1187




Tannery Dance Center





Teen Leadership 101

(831)325-5465




The Artemis Project





The Bike Dojo

(831) 713-5475
Santa Cruz



Address: 1101 Pacific Avenue | Other Locations: none
Ages: all | Categories: gyms, bikes

The Coastlands

831/688.5775




The Mad Molecule





The Magic Garden





The Reading Center

831.582.3034




The Santa CruzForest School

831-440-7863




The Scribbles Institute

831.421.0774




The Tutoring Club - Santa Cruz

831.458.5072




The Tutoring Club - Watsonville

831-722-8886




Theater in the Mountains

408.353.9999




TheScribbles Institute

831.421.0774




Tiger Martial Arts Academy

831-461-9322




Toadal Fitness 4 Kids Summer Camp

(831)464-3764


 

 

 


Other Locations: Santa Cruz, Capitola

Toadally Fun Martial Arts Camp

831-818-5425




Toddler Sports Academy

831.706.0552




Twin Lakes Christian School

831/464-1344




Vacation Bible School - VHM





Valley All Star Elite





Valley Sports Camp

(510) 207-8943




ValleyPop Warner





Vargas Academy of Gymnastic Arts

831.438-8242




Ventana Summer Camps



Youth Programming
Summer Camp
(ages 8-12)
Condor Wilderness Camp
(ages 13-18)
Nature Awareness Classes
(ages 8-18)



Watsonville Family YMCA

831-728-9622
Watsonville


The Watsonville Family YMCA is a charitable organization offering membership and programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body. We offer a wide variety of opportunities for people of all ages including Health and Wellness Programs, Aquatics, Youth Sports, Family Programs, Active Older Adult Programs, Child Care, Day Camp, School Break Camps and Teen Leadership Programs.

 

Newly built and renovated facilities include a large lobby, locker rooms, wellness center, indoor pool, group exercise studio, racquetball/handball courts and a youth and family center. A kid zone area is available for members when they are using the facility.

 

Financial assistance is available thanks to our generous donors whose contributions to the annual YMCA Community Support Campaign help kids and families in need.

 

All YMCA programs promote the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

Belong. Be Strong.

 


Address: 27 Sudden St

Watsonville Parks and Community Services

831-768-3240




Watsonville Taiko Drumming

458-0448




Watsonville YNCA Day Camp





Whisper Equestrian Pony Camp

(831) 684-1555




Wilderness Skills Institute





Yes Action Camps

831/465-1091




YMCA - Central Coast

831.728.9622




YMCA of the Redwoods - Camp Campbell

831/338-2128






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