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. This camp highlights three NEW themes for Summer Camps: 1) Wilderness Camping Survival, 2) Geo Explorers, 3) Eco Rangers. Some course curriculum is based on the California State Education Standards, with an emphasis on natural science, local history, ecology, bio-diversity, and general outdoor concepts. 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 2-6 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 2-6 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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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 through discover that computer science is an awesome opportunity to create and influence others. And just look at the educational and fun camps we are offering! 
Junior Programmers
Learn to create your first programs using Scratch Jr.! Start with making a character dance to producing a full simulated environment. In this introductory sequence of projects for Scratch Jr., we gradually introduce a variety of practices and concepts while simultaneously introducing young coders to a variety of blocks and tools in Scratch Jr. Each of the projects is aligned with the algorithms and programming standards developed by the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA).
RoboCode
Solve robotic challenges using Design Thinking methodology. Students will need to code their robots to solve puzzles, shoot into hoops, play music, go through a maze. Students learn programming, a must-have 21st century skill, while playing and having fun. By solving challenges in groups, they also reinforce their collaboration, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Date/Time: April 2-6 from 9:00AM-3:00PM
Ages: 6-8 & 8-12
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.
Date/Time: April 2-6 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 2-6 from 9:00AM-3:00PM
Ages: 8-11
Location: Central Park Visitors Service Center (CPVSC)
Extended Care Options: Central Park Teen Center from 8:00-9:00AM 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 2-6 from 9:00AM-11:30AM
Ages: 8-11
Location: Central Park Visitors Service Center (CPVSC)
Extended Care Options: Central Park Teen Center from 8:00-9:00AM 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 17-21 from 12:30PM-3:00PM
Ages: 8-11
Location: Central Park Visitors Service Center (CPVSC)
Extended Care Options: Central Park Teen Center from 8:00-9:00AM 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 2-6 from 9:00AM-3:00PM, 9:00am-12:00PM or 1:00PM-4:00PM
Ages: 5-8
Location: Shinn Historical Park
Extended Care Options: None
More information: Raquel at (510) 494-4349


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