2018 – STEM Programs

Aloha Mind Math

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Did you know math is rooted in our visual neural networks?  This STEM program will present math in a hands-on, engaging and fun environment!  Your child will learn to do math on the abacus plus practice mental math techniques. Watch your child develop confidence and agility with math.  This class will broaden your child’s understanding of math as they realize they can be math rock stars.  Abacus and workbook included.

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Each day your child will learn a new technique on the abacus to include adding, subtracting, multiplication and division.  We’ll build on kinesthetic math with mind math, where students will amaze themselves and how much math they can do in their minds.  Kids are especially good at visualizing and applying their imaginations in math.  Number sense activities and games round out this fun experience.  One week camps meet from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Contact Hali by email for Berkeley location and dates at Berkeley@aloha-usa.com.  Follow this link to register for Walnut Creek Camps now: https://www.activityhero.com/biz/66858-aloha-mind-math-walnut-creek-ca?aht_cam=schedule-widget&aht_src=57563


ATDP, Academic Talent Development Program at UC Berkeley

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UC Berkeley’s ATDP, Academic Talent Development Program, offers challenging summer courses for highly motivated young scholars in grades K-11.  Since 1982, students have come to our sites to take exciting classes designed for academic advancement and enrichment.  Examples of past courses include,  Rainforests, Math Magic, and Programming in Java.

Elementary Division (K-6) is held for three weeks at Washington School in Point Richmond and Secondary Division (grades 7-11) is held for six weeks at the UC Berkeley campus.
Apply today!

Elementary Division (completing grades K-6)
Dates: July 9 – July 27, 2018 (3 weeks)

Secondary Division (completing grades 7-11)
Dates: June 18 – July 27, 2018 (6 weeks)


Aim High

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Aim High is a FREE multi-summer learning program where students reinforce what they learned the previous school year while preparing for the school year to come.

Students will experience five summer weeks of engaging and rigorous academics in four subjects:  Math, Humanities, Science, Issues and Choices, enrichment opportunities on- and off-campus in the afternoons, and college/career exploration.  Participating students receive the academic and social support they need to successfully transition to high school, graduate on time, and enroll in college.

Grades: 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
8:15 – 3:15 Monday – Friday

Locations at several East Bay schools.

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Aurora School Summer Camps

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All of Aurora’s camps are open to kids entering grades K-6.  Our small groups offer campers individual attention and loads of fun!  Extended care is available.

Our 2018 lineup includes:

Theater Arts Camp: musical instrument building, set design,and a rich mix of song, dance, and acting.  This year’s show is “The Hills Are Alive! (with the Sound of Music)”
4-Week Session: July 5 – 28

Creators + Explorers: a mix of woodshop, coding, cooking, gardening, sports, and crafts! Full day and half day sessions.
Session 1: June 19 – 23
Session 2: June 26 – June 30
Session 3: July 31 – August 4

Adventures in Writing:
This two-week “day camp” program allows campers to write, edit, and publish their own eBooks or blogs under the guidance of professional authors and credentialed teachers.
2-Week Session: June 19-June 30

Viva el Español Spanish Immersion Camps:
Session 1: July 10 – 14
Session 2: July 17 – 21
Session 3: July 24 – 28

TechKnowHow LEGO Engineering:
Session 1: July 10 – 14
Session 2: July 17 – 21
Session 3: July 24 – 28
Session 4: July 31 – August 4

For more information and registration, please email:

camps@auroraschool.org or visit:

Camp Galileo & Galileo Summer Quest

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At Galileo, we believe that kids can change the world​, ​and have a blast while they’re at it.  That’s why we combine a mindset shaping, innovation-based approach with crazy, summertime fun–and run captivating camps that kids love.

Watch what happens when the “I can​’​ts,” the “I don’t know hows,” and the “I quits” are replaced with creative confidence, a spirit of collaboration, and the bold innovator inside your child.​

With expert instruction, the coolest curriculum, and state-of-the-art tools, pre-K—8th graders can say goodbye to the same old summer:

Camp Galileo​​:
​​Pre-K—5th graders​ ​
Art, science and outdoor activities wrapped in 4 fun-filled, weekly themes for 2018.

Galileo Summer Quest​:​
Rising 5th—8th graders​ ​
14 dynamic majors that let kids realize their personal vision in the subject of their choice.

Locations in Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley, and around the Bay Area. Extended care from 8am to 6pm.  Optional healthy lunch program.

Changemakers start here—only at Galileo.  Visit us at www.galileo-camps.com or call 1-800-854-3684


Chabot Summer Science Camp

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Calling young engineers, astronauts, explorers, makers, and problem solvers! Campers entering grades 1-6 choose from four different science and engineering themes: Mars Adventure, Camp Create, Operation Lunar Base and Eco-Animation. Expect fun, immersive, hands-on experiences in science, engineering, and outdoor exploration.

Camp Hours: 9am to 4pm
Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm

Price: $499. Member discounts available.

Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th

email: camps@chabotspace.org
phone: 510-336-7450
website: chabotspace.org


City of Emeryville STEM Camps

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Camp:  Ages Date Time Fees
Animation Flix 7-13 7/23-7/27 9am-12pm $179R/$184NR + $30 Material Fee
Minecraft Flix 7-13 7/23-7/27 1pm-4pm $179R/$184NR + $30 Material Fee
Animation and Minecraft Combo Flix Discount 9am- 4pm $222R/$227NR + $60 Material Fee

Coding Foundations with Minecraft!
8-12 6/25-6/29 M-F 9 am-12 pm $250R/$255NR

Design & Screen casting with Minecraft!
7-12 6/25-6/29 M-F 1 pm- 4 pm $250R/$255NR

Minecraft, Animated!
5-7 7/16-7/20 M-F 9 am- 12 pm $215R/$220NR

Minecraft Engineering using LEGO®
Ages Dates Days Times Fees
5-9 7/2-7/6* M-F 1:00-4:00pm $143R/ $148NR
*No camp 7/4

Registration open April 2nd
Online or Call: 510-596-4395


iD Tech Camps

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This summer, your child can explore a prestigious campus, make friends as they master new tech skills, and join a community of more than 300,000 alumni.

At iD Tech Camps, students ages 7-17 learn to code, design video games, produce videos, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, build laptops, learn about cybersecurity, and more!

The top universities on the planet – Stanford, MIT, Caltech – have trusted and hosted our programs for over 19 years, inspiring students to dream BIG.

Want to learn from an energetic Stanford computer science major?  A virtual reality guru from MIT?  A game developer who wants to share her lifelong passion?  We’ve bet our reputation on recruiting the top instructors in the country.

Our 8:1 student-to-instructor average ensures customized learning with the smallest class sizes, leading to “a-ha moments” and awesome outcomes.  iD Tech summer courses are inclusive of every skill level and learning style.

Get started today at www.idtech.com or call (888) 709-8324 for personalized course recommendations.


Black Girls Code

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Our BGC Summer of CODE camp provides two, 2-week sessions of hands-on, project-based instruction, where our “Tiny Tech Divas” ages 7-9 and “Tech Divas” ages 10-17, engage in robotics, web design, game development, virtual reality, 3-D printing and more!

The camp runs from 9am – 4pm for our Tech Divas and offers a half day option for our Tiny Tech Divas from 9am – 12:30, with lunch, community building activities, field trips and of course, coding!  Our camps offer a space where our tech divas can learn technology concepts in a fun, inspiring, and supportive community.

Camp dates and hours are as follows:

Session 1: July 23 – August 3
Session 2: August 6 – August 17

Tiny Tech Divas (ages 7 -9): 9am-12:30pm, Monday-Friday
Tech Divas (ages 10-17): 9am- 4pm, Monday- Friday

Kickoff & Launch: Monday, July 23
Presentation Day: Friday, August 17th

We have a limited number of scholarships available. Please contact Amber at:  Amber@blackgirlscode.org for more information.


TechKnowHow Summer Camps

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Build a robot, design a game, or learn a programming language this summer with TechKnowHow.

TechKnowHow offers a variety of fun and enriching week-long classes for students ages 5-15, including Building projects with LEGO® gears and motors, Robotics with MINDSTORMS® EV3® and LEGO® Bluetooth WeDo® 2.0, Pokémon Game Design with Scratch®, Girls STEAM camps, and Programming with Java and Python.

All camps feature teacher-led instruction followed by hands-on learning experiences that let students use technology in creative ways.  Campers gain technical skills along with confidence as they explore, create, and problem-solve with tech – all in a nurturing and fun atmosphere.

TechKnowHow has served the San Francisco Bay Area for over 24 years.  Half and all-day camps are available.  Extended care hours available at most locations.  Camp tuition prices are $240/week for half-day, $420/week for full-day, and $475/week for Coding Camps – Python or Java.

For more information, call (650) 638-0500 or visit:


UC Berkeley embARC Summer Design Academy

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embARC is a four week summer design intensive that brings together high school students from diverse backgrounds to explore architecture, urban design and sustainable city planning. embARC students work on design and fabrication challenges in an authentic college-level studio environment.

* Explore architecture, urban design and city planning as possible college majors and careers
* Hone and develop skills through college-level coursework
* Immerse yourself in design studio culture and the college campus experience
* Work in a team environment with peers who have similar interests
* Build a design portfolio to use when applying to college
* Be exposed to actual public policy issues and make a real impact on your world
* Earn a certificate of completion and 1 unit of credit on an official UC Berkeley transcript

Submit your application at cedberkeley.slideroom.com.

Age: rising juniors and seniors.

Classes are held Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm in UC Berkeley’s Wurster Hall.

Scholarships are available.

Application deadline: May 1.

Questions? Contact Chrissie Bradley at embarc@berkeley.edu.


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