Throughout the summer, a variety of camps — family, music, youth, skateboard, scouts and church — are offered. The Bee asked organizers of summer programs to provide information about activities and events for our 2015 list, and they responded with offerings for all ages. Some are free; others have a fee.
Here is The Beelist of 2015
Junior University — Science and Technology Camp, for students entering 4-9 grades, $300, July 27-31 and Aug. 3-7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, Fresno Pacific University, East Hall, 1717 S. Chestnut Ave. in Fresno, register by July 20, 453-3670.
Kids Invent! Summer Camps, for students K-6 grades. Toy Workshop: K-3rd grade, $300, July 13-17 and July 27-31; Digital Video Studio: 4-6 grades, $325, June 22-26 and July 6-10; Robotics Lab: 4-6 grades, $375, July 20-24 and Aug. 3-7. Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 5010 N. Woodrow Ave. in Fresno, West Complex 142, register by May 22, 278-3922.
The 5c Experience: Creative, Cool, Community, College, Camp, is a two-week program for students incoming 6th-8th grades, $350, June 15-25, Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., West Hills College Lemoore, 555 College Ave. in Lemoore, register by May 29, 925-3146.
S.T.E.M Summer Camp, for students entering 6th-9th grades, $100, July 27-30, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Students will take part in two activities each day: Engineering Robotics Design, this workshop will allow future robot builders, Reedley College, 995 N. Reed Ave. in Reedley, register by July 15, 638-3641.
Cullinan Education Center Inc., summer programs in reading, writing and math. K-12 grades. $437.50 for two-on-one, $292.25 for three-on-one, $445 for one-on-one, 7-week session June 22-Aug. 7, two 55-minute lessons per week. 8485 N. Fresno St. in Fresno, register by June 5, 435-3276.
Patty’s ART Party, Painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, and more. Ages 6-12, $100 half day/$200 full day per week. June 15-19 (ART Around the World) , June 22-26 (The Elements of ART), June 29-July 3 (Picturing Writing), July 6-10 (Masks & Faces), July 13-17 (sculpture and 3-D Art), July 20-24 (ART Inspired by ARTists), July 27-31 (Fabric ART). 1898 E. Gettysburg Ave. in Fresno, 779-0344.
I Heart Art, recycled art projects, sewing, watercoloring and self portraits. Monday-Thursday. Ages 5.5 to 12, $179. June 15-18 and July 13-16, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (General Art), June 22-25, 8:30-11:30 a.m. (Beginning Sewing) and 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (Intermediate Sewing), July 6-9, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Recycled Art), Fig Garden, 5524 N. Roosevelt in Fresno, 707-6532.
Brush and Easel Gallery, drawing for kids: ages 5-8 or ages 9 and older; painting in acrylics for kids, ages 9 and older. $15 per session. June 16-July 24, 1476 W. Shaw Ave. in Fresno, 269-5512, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Copperwood Training Stables, campers will be assigned a horse for the week and they will learn everything there is to know about taking care of, grooming, putting on equipment, and riding their assigned horse. Horse-related crafts are included. $340 per week. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m.-noon Friday, runs June 15-July 31. Cooperwood Training Stables, 3406 E. Behymer Ave. in Clovis, 304-6949.
Fairmont Private School, the camp is structured with morning and afternoon workshops with a variety of activities. Six week summer camp for toddlers-5 grade. $87-$218 weekly, Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. June 16-July 24, 435 W. Fairmont Ave. in Fresno, register by June 16, 226-2347.
San Joaquin River Parkway and Conservation Trust, Inc., entering 1-8 grades. $220, or $200 for Trust Members. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 22-26, June 29-July 3, July 6-10, July 13-17, July 20-24, July 27-31, Aug. 3-7, Aug. 10-14. River Camp is held at Scout Island. Complete meeting location information will be provided in registration confirmation, open until full, 248-8480.
Valley Animal Center Camps, feature hands-on animal interaction, activities, and special guests. Ages 5-14. $175 per week. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 15-19 (Animal Behavior and Communication), June 22-26 (Meet the Breeds), July 6-10 and July 20-24 (The Real Rescue Pets of Fresno County), Aug. 3-7 (Wild Animal Relatives), 3934 N. Hayston Ave. in Fresno, 233-8690.
Fresno Pacific University Summer Music Camp, “Winds/brass, strings, vocal, piano, contemporary worship, and musical theater programs are offered. There are also electives available in jazz, chamber ensembles, music composition, and musical theater. The camp also features aural skills and music theory. Ages 11-19 as of Sept. 1, 2015. $515 resident camper (tuition, room, board, insurance) and $320 day camper (tuition, insurance). 8:35 a.m.-5 p.m. June 21-26. Fresno Pacific University, 1717 S. Chestnut Ave. in Fresno, 453-2012.
YMCA, Camp Sequoia Lake Music Camp, Ensembles July 25-Aug. 1. $650. Sequoia Lake, Sequoia National Forest, 747-7319.
La Sierra Creative Arts Camps, offers private and group lessons, sectionals and concerts for symphonic band, concert band, jazz band, and strings. 7-12 grades. $525. July 19-25, SCICON Camp, 41569 Bear Creek Rd. in Springville, register by June 12, 765-4948 and 287-4427.
Milestones Youth Jazz Workshop, for jazz musicians and aspiring jazz musicians alike, from those just entering middle school to college students 20 years and younger. $375 before June 1; $425 after June 1. June 15-20, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday. Fresno Christian High School, 7280 N Cedar Ave. in Fresno, 304-6924.
Camp Badger, arts camp focused on drama, video production and visual arts. Teen Adventure Camp features daily trips to Sequoia and Kings Canyon Nationals Parks. Smaller size (30 campers per session) allow more attention for each camper. Ages 8-16. $200. 461-7515, www.campbadger.com.
United Church of Christ, Come to Camp Tamarack! The 6-night overnight summer camp, hosted by the Northern California Conference of the United Church of Christ, offers a week of faith exploration in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. 5-8 grades July 19-25, 9-12 grades July 26-Aug. 1. 45219 Huntington Lake Road in Lakeshore, register by July 9 and July 16, (510) 247-8995.
Montecito Sequoia Lodge & Summer Family Camp, archery, arts & crafts, yoga, mountain biking, horseback-riding and swimming, Family attends camp together. There are seperate kids groups by ages. All-inclusive Rate for a family of four, from $2,834 to $5,995, depending on lodging; includes 6-nights lodging, activities, three buffet meals daily, 24-hour snack bar, and counselors who care for your children during the day. babysitting available. Weeks run Sunday 3 p.m. to Saturday 11 a.m.; organized activities start each day at 7 a.m.-9:30 p.m. with evening campfire; Kids groups have organized activities from 9:15 am. daily to 4:30 p.m. daily with their groups. Montecito Sequoia Lodge & Summer Family Camp, 63410 Generals Highway in Kings Canyon National Park, 800-227-9900.
YMCA, A classic camp experience. Campers focus on developing skills around their interests while gaining self-confidence, setting goals and creating lasting memories and friendships. Our program creates a supportive and exciting environment that fosters independents. $600. 2 p.m. Sundays-11 a.m. Fridays, June 28-July 3, July 5-10, July 12-17, YMCA Camp Sequoia Lake, 49716 Highway 180, register by June 1, 747-3550.
Bricks 4 Kidz, programs are built around our proprietary model plans, designed by engineers. $150-$175 per week. June 16- July 30. Various locations visit website www.bricks4kidz.com/northfresno-clovis for a list of locations. 285-1725.
San Joaquin River Parkway and Conservation Trust, Inc., young explorer will spend time looking for signs of wildlife, exploring the river’s habitats, and learning about the plants and animals that make the San Joaquin River. Ages 3.5-Kindergarten. $90, $80 for members. June 23-25, June 30-July 2, July 7-9, July 14-16, July 21-23, July 28-30, August 4-6, August 11-13. Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m.-noon. Scout Island. Complete meeting location details will be provided at time of registration, open until full. 248-8480.
San Joaquin Memorial Summer Camp includes classes on music, drama, digital photography and programming. Grades 6-8. $225. 8-10:15 a.m. June 8-19. San Joaquin Memorial High School, 1406 N. Fresno St. in Fresno, www.sjmhs.org.
Adventures of a Princess, Hear ye, hear ye! Calling all Princesses to the all new Princess Camp. Canoe with Princess Pocahontas. Join Princess Merida in Archery, cool of with Princesses Elsa and Anna and meet Disney’s newest Princesses Elena and Moana. Ages 5-10. $60 + $10 T-shirt optional. June 22- 26, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-noon, Woodward Park Group Activity Area, 7775 Friant Rd. in Fresno, 621-6702.
Pixie Dust Camp, Enjoy a week of magical Pixie Dust and Fairy Fun including Pixie Races and Games and creating all things that fairies love most! Have fun making your own pixie crown, wings and wand for a photo session and Tea Party with Tinkerbell. Ages 5-10. $60 + $10 T-shirt optional. July 6 - 10, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-noon, Woodward Park Group Activity Area; 7775 Friant Rd. in Fresno, 621-6702.
The Healthy Lifestyle Fitness Camp, sponsored by former Bulldog Richard Marshall, educational and healthy way to spend your summer. Free. June 22-July 31, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Ted C. Wills Community Center, 770 N. San Pablo Ave. in Fresno, 621-6738
Adventure Camp I, Join us for a week full of adventures! Themed days include: Pirate Day, Wild Wild West Day, Outer Space Day, Harry Potter Day and Sports Day. Activities include sports, games, crafts, science and rockets, canoeing, BMX course, archery. Ages 5-10. $60 + $10 T-shirt optional. June 22-26, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-noon, Woodward Park Group Activity Area, 7775 Friant Rd. in Fresno, 621-6702.
Adventure Camp II, If you have enjoyed the original Adventure Camp over the years, you will love the all new Adventure Camp II. Your adventures will include: Mad Science Day, Animal Planet Day, Fear Factor Day, Water Day, and Amazing Race Day. Ages 5-10. $60 + $10 t-shirt optional. July 6-10, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-noon, Woodward Park Group Activity Area, 7775 Friant Rd. in Fresno, 621-6702.
Camp Survivor, Boost your campers confidence and independence playing and competing in the "Woodward Survivor" challenges. Our games center on teamwork and learning to take care of yourself. Teams compete against each other to gain points. Ages 8-12. $60 + $10 t-shirt optional. July 20-24, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-noon, Woodward Park Group Activity Area, 7775 Friant Rd. in Fresno, 621-6702.
BMX Camps, BMX riders will be exposed to BMX skills such as: Jumping, Pumping, Carving, Bike Etiquette, and lots more! There are beginner, intermediate, and expert levels. Ages 5 and up. $60. BMX Camps June 15-19, July 6-10, July 27-31, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-noon, Woodward Park BMX Track, 7775 N. Friant Rd. in Fresno, 621-6702.
Skateboard Camps, skaters will be exposed to skateboarding skills such as: Pushing, Pumping, Carving, Sports Etiquette, and lots more! Beginner, intermediate, and expert levels. Ages 5 and up. $60. Skate Camps June 22-26 July 13-17, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-noon, Todd Beamer Park, 1890 E. Plymouth in Fresno, 621-6702.
City of Sanger Summer Day Camp Program, for boys and girls ages 5-12. $30 per session or $100 for all four. June 15-26, June 29-July 10 (off July 4), July 13-24, July 27-Aug. 7. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sanger Community Center, 730 Recreation in Sanger, register by June 12 at the City Hall, 1700 7th St. in Sanger, 876-6300 ext 1450.
VBS stories about Jesus’, childhood told thru drama, music, crafts, games, snacks and marketplace. Age 4 years-6 grade. $15-$40. July 27-31, Monday-Friday, 8:30 to noon, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 50 E. Santa Ana in Fresno, register by July 22, 226-8300.
iCan Bike, is a weeklong bike program that uses adapted equipment to help individuals with disabilities learn to ride a two-wheel bicycle. The Arc of Fresno and Madera Counties is pleased to offer this program through funding from the Central Valley Cycling. Ages 8-80. $100, after May 31 $125. June 29-July 3, Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:50, 75 minute session, must be able to attend all 5 sessions. Sanger High School Gymnasium, 1045 Bethel Ave. in Sanger, register by June 12, 547-2610.
New Cov’s Jedi Academy, is a week long adventure through the Star Wars universe. Padawans will be trained in the ways of the Jedi Code (the Bible), play Jedi games, sing, build their own light sabre, and learn to have faith. $40 after May 10. June 22-26, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. New Covenant Community Church, 1744 E. Nees Ave. in Fresno, 298-0688.
Sugar Pine Christian Camps, activities include archery, swimming, hiking, crafts, a climbing wall, and many games. 3-12 grades. For junior and high school students, the added adventures of paint ball, high ropes challenge course, bouldering wall and zip line. $339. July 12-17, July 19-24 (full), July 26-31; July 19-24 (junior high camp), July 26-31 (junior and high school combo camp), August 2-7 (high school camp). 48478 Mill Canyon Road in Oakhurst, 683-4938. Register by June 12.
Fresno Pacific University Cheer Camp, basic tumbling, stunting, sideline cheers and dance. Ages 5-12. $65, includes t-shirt, camp photo, and snack. June 23-25, 9 a.m.-noon. 1717 S. Chestnut Ave. www.fpuathletics.com/camps, 453-2246. Register by June 22.
Fresno City College Wrestling Camp, $150. June 15-17, Monday-Wednesday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunnyside High School Wrestling Room, 1019 S. Peach Ave. in Fresno. 908-5111. Register by June 15.
Riverside Golf Course, three day golf camp includes, group instruction on putting, chipping, full swing, on course play, range practice, prizes and lunch each day. $99. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., each camp is Monday-Wednesday, June 22-24, June 29-July 1, July 6-8, July 13-15. 7492 N. Riverside Drive, 275-5900. Register by June 15.
Nike Junior Golf Camps at River Park Golf Center, half-day, 4-day golf camps for juniors where campers will receive 12 hours of instruction covering all aspects of golf including the basics of the swing, chipping, putting and the game, safety. $195. June 15-18, June 29-July 2, July 13-16, July 27-30, and August 3-6. Camps are held Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon. River Park Golf Center, 41445 Avenue 9 in Fresno, 448-9467.
Indoor Rock Climbing and Fitness Camp, kids will learn belaying (rope management), knot tying, climbing techniques as well as participating in some fun games and a fitness segment. Healthy snacks are provided. Ages 6-13. $175. First session begins June 15 and last session is the week of August 3. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon. MetalMark Climbing + Fitness, 4042 N. Cedar Ave. in Fresno, 229-7900. Register by Aug. 1.
City of Fresno PARCS Department BMX Camp, BMX riders will be exposed to BMX skills such as: jumping, pumping, carving, bike etiquette, and lots more. Beginner, intermediate, and expert levels. Ages 5 and up. $60. June 15-19; July 6-10; July 27-31. 8 a.m.-noon. Woodward Park BMX Track, 7775 N. Friant Road, 621-6702. Register the Friday before camp begins if space permits.
Fresno City PARCS Department Skateboard Camps, skaters will be exposed to skateboarding skills such as: pumping, pushing, carving, sports etiquette, and lots more. Beginner, intermediate, and expert levels.” Ages 5 and up. $60. June 22-26, July 13 - 17, 8 a.m.-noon.Todd Beamer Skate Park, 1890 E. Plymouth Ave., 621-6702. Register the Friday before camp begins if space permits.
Junior Giants and Fresno City PARCS Junior Giants T-Ball and Baseball, sign-up for summer fun playing T-Ball or baseball in a park of your choosing. Ages 5-12. Free. Season begins June 15. 621- 6702 or go to www.parcsonline.fresno.gov for locations and times. Register by May 29.
Challenger Sport British Soccer Challenger Sports’ British Soccer Camp is the most popular soccer camp in the country based upon one of the most innovative approaches to coaching youth soccer in the US and Canada. $65-$138. Monday-Friday, July 13-17, 9-10 a.m. Monday-Friday, ages 3-4, $65; 10-11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday, ages 4-6, $89; 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, ages 6-12, $138. Selma Lane Park, 8960 N. Maple Ave. in Fresno, (916) 596-1694. Register by July 13.
Challenger Sport British Soccer Challenger Sports’ British Soccer Camp is the most popular soccer camp in the country based upon one of the most innovative approaches to coaching youth soccer in the US and Canada. $113-$196. 9-10 a.m. Monday-Friday, June 15-20, $113; 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, June 15-20, $147; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 15-20, $196. Jefferson Elementary, 1880 Fowler Ave. in Clovis, (916) 596-1694. Register by June 15.
Kids Muay Thai/Kids BJJ/Anti-bully. June 15-July 17 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 20 minutes, Monday-Friday. $20 a week, certificate earned for four-week completion. Coach James Spear, 4051 N. Valentine Ave., Suite 109 in Fresno, 704-5276. Register by June 15.
Fresno City College Athletics Ram Camp, provide boys and girls a learning experience in a supervised environment in a variety of sports and physical activities. Activities include swim, tennis, badminton, volleyball, basketball, recreational games, etc. Kids will be divided up by age group, 6-8 years, 9-10 years, 11-14 years. 2 week session half day $125, full-day $230. June 15-26, June 29-July 10 (9 day session), July 13-24. Fresno City College Gym Complex, entry on College Ave. double gates, 244-2604. Register by June 15.
Freewheel Project.Org, BMX Camp provides youth a low-cost opportunity to gain valuable life skills centered around BMX riding at Woodward Park. Leadership development, financial literacy, substance abuse awareness/prevention to 150 kids. 100 qualified graduates over 8 years. 4 years to 20 years of age, $15 per child. June 22-27, 8 a.m.-noon. 392-8058, www.freewheelproject.org. Woodward Park BMX Track in Fresno. Register by May 30.
Freewheel Project.Org, skate camp provides youth a low-cost opportunity to gain valuable life skills centered around skate experience at Lions Skate Park. Leadership development, financial literacy, substance abuse awareness/prevention to 50 kids. 10 years to 20 years of age, $15 per child. June 15-20, 8 a.m.-noon. 392-8058, www.freewheelproject.org. City of Fresno Lions Park, 4650 N. Marks Ave. in Fresno. Register by May 30.
Sandbar Surf School, because you’ve always wanted to learn. Surf lessons for you and/or your kids. Surf lessons are customized to meet every skill and ability level but we specialize in the first time student looking to stand up for the first time. $60 a day, $165 3-day camp, $250 5-day camp. Every day of the summer except July 4, 9-11 a.m., meet up time 8:30 a.m. Meeting point is the Park Ave. Beach Parking Lot located at 100 Park Ave. in Pismo Beach. (805) 835-7873.
Thrive Training Center Fresno Fresno State alumni and Olympian Stephen Abas will be hosting a flowrestling summer camp the week before the kids Free Style State Championship. Come out and learn freestyle techniques and drills for competitive wrestling from one of the best coaches. Ages 6-18. $150 Saturday-Sunday, May 30-31, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. with a 1 hour lunch/ rest break at noon. 241-0888, 4381 N. Brawley Ave., Suite 105.
Gymnastics Beat, Do you ever hear “Mom, Dad, look at me!?” while they are jumping off the couch or the bed? It’s in all of us to run, jump, skip, hop, tuck and roll, flip in the air, bounce on trampolines, climb rope, walk on their hands and other gymnastics-type movements. $20-$30, June 11-August 21. $20 half day: AM session 8:30 a.m.-noon, PM session 1-4:30 p.m.; $30 Full Day: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $35 annual family registration fee due for new campers, and campers who are returning but registration is expired. Early drop off and late pick up. 271-9400, 5620 W. Barstow Ave., Suite 103 in Fresno.
Track & Field, the Fresno Pacific University Track and Field program will be hosting a camp for boys and girls. Camp sessions will include sprints, jumps, hurdles, throws and pole vaulting. Ages 9-18. $100. June 15-19, 1-5 p.m. Fresno Pacific University Department of Athletics, 1717 S. Chestnut Ave. in Fresno, 453-2009.
Baseball, the Fresno Pacific University Baseball program will be hosting four different camps throughout the summer for boys ages K-12. Players at all skill levels will be challenged each day with specific skill instruction and drill work during stations. Ages 6-17. $75-$150. June 15-19 (ages 6-12, morning hitting camp); June 15-19 (ages 13-17, afternoon hitting camp); July 6-10 (ages 6-12, youth baseball camp); August 15 (high school aged prospects camp). Fresno Pacific University Department of Athletics, 1717 S. Chestnut Ave. in Fresno, 453-2009.
Basketball, the Fresno Pacific University Basketball programs will be hosting several camps throughout the summer for girls and boys in grades K-12. The Sunbirds basketball program is looking forward to mentoring and teaching young, enthusiastic basketball players. Grades K-12. $50-$165.June 15-18 (grades K-12); June 22-25 (coed ages 7-10, morning youth skills camp); June 22-25 (coed ages 11-13, afternoon youth skills camp); August 5 (ages 9-13); August 8 (high school aged prospects camp). Fresno Pacific University Department of Athletics, 1717 S. Chestnut Ave. in Fresno, 453-2009.
Soccer The Fresno Pacific University soccer programs will be hosting several camps throughout the summer for girls and boys in grades K-12. Our highly qualified staff will provide young soccer players the opportunity to develop and improve their skills. Grades K-12. $75-250. July 13-17 (grades K-6); July 27-31 (grades K-8); July 27-31 (goalkeeper camp); August 4-6 (high school aged prospects camp); June 17-18 (ages 14 & up); June 22-25 (ages 5-14); June 29-July 2 (ages 5-14); July 20-July 23 (ages 5-14). Fresno Pacific University Department of Athletics, 1717 S. Chestnut Ave. in Fresno, 453-2009.
Volleyball, the Fresno Pacific University Volleyball program will be hosting several camps throughout the summer for girls and boys in grades 2-12. Whether campers are just beginning to learn the game or striving to get to the next level of competition. Grades 2-12. $100-$485. June 29-July 3 (grades 6-12); July 6-8 (grades 2-6); July 6-8 (grades 7-9); July 8-10 (high school aged prospects camp); July 13-17 (grades 6-12). Fresno Pacific University Department of Athletics, 1717 S. Chestnut Ave. in Fresno, 453-2009.
Fresno State Volleyball, beginners camp, ages 8-12 9 a.m.-noon July 27-30 (commuter only), $275; Fundamental skill camp, ages 13-18 9 a.m.-noon July 27-30 (commuter only), $275; Advanced position camp, July 31-Aug. 2, $320-$405. Fresno State North Gym, 278-3239, www.gobulldogs.com.
Swimming & Diving, the Fresno Pacific University Swimming & Diving programs will be hosting a camp for girls and boys. Campers will develop proficiency in all basic swim strokes. Instruction will be given on the fundamental skills of swimming. Ages 9-14. $275. June 23-26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (Noon on June 26). Fresno Pacific University Department of Athletics, 1717 S. Chestnut Ave. in Fresno, 453-2009. Register by June 20.
Water Polo, the Fresno Pacific University Water Polo programs will be hosting a camp for boys and girls and a shooting and goalie camp. Whether campers are just beginning to learn the game or striving to get to the next level. Ages 13-18. $100-$125. May 23-25, (ages 13-18); June 13 (ages 13-18, shooting clinic). Fresno Pacific University Department of Athletics, 1717 S. Chestnut Ave. in Fresno, 453-2009.
Clovis West Girls Soccer Camp, Soar Soccer Camp will focus on the following drills: attacking, possession, and defense. Participants will also play in small sided games. Grades K-6. $50. 9 a.m.-noon, Monday-Thursday, June 15-18. Keith Tice Park, 8695 N. Millbrook Ave. in Fresno, 313-9633. Register by June 10.
Sports Sierra Sport & Racquet Club, learn the fundamentals of the game, play games and have fun. Beginners and intermediates, ages 5-15. $99 per week. 10 a.m.-noon Monday- Thursday, June 15-18; June 22-25; June 29-July 2; July 6-9; July 13-16; July 20-23; July 27-30. 2626 W. Alluvial Ave. in Fresno, 916-4245. Register the Friday before each camp.
Patti Liscio, LPGA Golf Professional, all aspects of the golf game: putting, chipping, pitching, sand, irons, woods and on-course play. Lunch included. $175. 8:30 a.m.-noon, Monday-Thursday, June 29-July 2 or July 20-23. Dragonfly Golf Club, 43369 Avenue 12 in Madera, 266-3015. Register by June 25 and July 16.
The Student Recreation Center at Fresno State, the BARK Rec Sports Camp is designed to provide campers with a variety of fun activities where they can master new skills, be creative, foster new friendships and have a positive experience in a safe environment. $200 per week, $175 per week for Fresno State students, faculty, staff or Alumni Association members. SJune 15-19, June 22-26, July 6-10, July 13-17, July 20-24 and July 27-31 from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 5010 N. Woodrow Ave. in Fresno, 347-3800.
Basketball, boys and girls will train with Fresno State coaches and student-athletes to improve abilities in all aspects of basketball. Ages 8-18. $110 to $425. Boys camps run June 17-19, June 29-July 2 and July 23-26. Girls camps are held June 21-23 and June 25-27. Classes are 9 a.m.-noon or 1:30-4:30 p.m. Fresno State North Gym, 5305 N. Campus Drive in Fresno, 278-5683.
Fresno State Athletics Campers Lacrosse Camp will have the opportunity to personally work with Fresno State coaches and experienced staff members. This camp location is ideal for all regional players in the state of California and beyond. Get ready to take your game to a higher level. Grades 7-12. Overnight $350; day camp only $295; Attacker/goalie clinic only $100. Attacker/goalie clinic: 3 p.m.-7 p.m. July 5; 9-10 a.m. July 6; General camp 9 a.m. July 6 to 5 p.m. July 8. Fresno State Soccer & Lacrosse Field, (800) 645-3226.
Fresno State Athletics, the Fresno State swimming and diving program will teach the basic fundamentals of diving to swimmers or non-swimmers with little to no experience. ages 3 and older. $100 per swimmer. Half-hour sessions between 4:30-6:30 p.m. May 26-June 4 and June 8-18. Fresno State Aquatics Center, 278-5102.
Fresno State Athletics Future Bulldogs Youth Camp, designed to teach the basic fundamentals of football at each position. Campers will be coached by Fresno State Football Coaches and Players. Grades K-8. $99, $15 per day extended care. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 17-18, Bulldog Stadium, 278-3015.
Fresno State Athletics Elite Skills Camp: Non-padded camps designed for all positions to learn football fundamentals, skills and techniques from the Fresno State coaching staff. Players will be instructed during individual drills and sessions of 1-of-1. Grades 9-12. $45-$80. 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Registration 9-11 a.m., walk-ups are welcome. Cash only) Sunday, June 7; 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., (4:30-5:30 p.m. registration, $55 for walk-ups), Tuesday, June 9, Wednesday, June 10, Thursday, June 11. June 7, Bulldog Stadium; June 9, Cathedral Catholic High School, June 10 Cerritos College; June 11, Charter Oak High School.
Fresno State Athletics Future Bulldogs Youth Camp: designed to teach the basic fundamentals of football at each position. Campers will be coached by Fresno State Football Coaches and Players. T-Shirt and lunch included. Grades K-8. $99. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (8-9 registration, walk ups welcome). June 13-14, Saturday-Sunday, June 13-14. Bulldog Stadium, 1600 E. Bulldog Lane in Fresno, 278-3015.
Fresno State Athletics 7-on-7 Team Passing Camp, teams will compete in pool-play to determine seeding for the championship tournament. Games will consist of two 15-minute halves with a five-minute halftime. 25 players max. High school coach must register teams. High school teams $300. 9 a.m.-6 p.m, Saturday, June 6. Bulldog Stadium & Practice Fields, 1600 E. Bulldog Lane in Fresno, 278-3015.
Fresno Art Museum Art and Theatre Workshops, ages 8-15. $140-$310. Half day session 8:30 a.m.-noon or 12:30-4 p.m. Full day session 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. July 6-10: Printmaking; July 13-17, comic book design; July 20-24: Theatre/mask making, July 27-31, drawing and painting. Fresno Art Museum, 2233 N. First St., 441-4221, ext. 101, email@example.com.
Theater Shine! Youth Theatre Acting, signing, dancing, fun-filled summer of theater arts training. The award-winning leader in arts education will offer classes in creative drama, fairy tale theatre, improv, dance, crafts. Ages 8-10 and 11-17. Lil’ Sunshine Camp ages 5-7, Camp Shine! $249; Lil’ Sunshine Camp $199; drop-in rate $30 per day. 2 week session, June 15-26, Monday-Friday; Camp Shine! 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Lil’ Sunshine Camp 8:30 a.m.-noon. Wesley United Methodist Church, 1343 E. Barstow Ave. in Fresno, 549-4741.
Theater E&e Performing Arts Center, seven different theatre skills camps are being offered. Classes include a “Frozen” singalong, one-acts, improv skills, beginning musical theatre, and backstage skills. Classes range between 1 and 3 weeks in duration. Ages 4-18. $75-$150. Lil E’s: Beginning Musical: June 8-12 Monday-Friday, 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 1:45-3 p.m.; July 6-10, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Lil’ E’s Gets Frozen: July 22-30, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Acting Bootcamp: role playing: July 6-10, Monday-Friday, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Acting Bootcamp: Improv July 6-10, Monday-Friday, 1-3 p.m. Kingsburg High School Little Theater, 1900 18th Ave. in Kingsburg, 897-9800.