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Academics, Athletics, Arts & Adventure! Delphi’s full-day
camp features weekly field trips, personalized academics,
afternoon STEAM activities, fun yet educational day trips
and even adventurous overnights (for older campers).
The well-appointed campus features a pool, track, tennis
courts, handball court and two gymnasiums, along with
a rock-climbing wall for younger campers. Make the most
of summer with weekly swimming and water play, sports
clinics, beach trips and nature hikes. During morning
academics, campers can get help with challenging subjects
or explore an area of interest, such as the science lab, where
kids can conduct fun, imaginative experiments. Weekly
themes engage campers in the adventure of discovery.
Ages: 4–14 Dates: June 11–Aug. 3
The Harker School
San Jose, 4 Campuses, harker.org
With an emphasis on math, science and language arts,
there are lots of summertime opportunities for academic
improvement and recreational fun at The Harker School.
A special program for preschoolers allows young learners
to celebrate summer with art, music and STEM classes,
while children in grades K–5 may partake in Camp Plus,
which teaches core curriculum. Summer Institute provides
rigorous for-credit and non-credit academics for students
in grades 6–12, and many youth travel to San Jose to learn
or improve English skills at the English Language Institute.
Activity choices include sports, art, robotics and more. Swim
school has both group and private lessons for swimmers of
all abilities from beginner to high-level competition.
Grades: PreK–12 Dates: Vary by program.
Hiller Aviation Museum Camp
San Carlos, hiller.org/aviation-camp
Aviation Camp offers intensive, educational and fun
programs in aviation and aerospace for children in
grades JK–8. Budding space explorers, future inventors,
endeavoring engineers and aspiring aviators will engage in
hands-on experiments, innovative engineering challenges
and realistic flight simulation, all while getting up close to,
and inside, real airplanes and helicopters. The cutting-edge
curriculum gives kids access to the latest learning tech-
nology, including 3D printers, flight simulators, motor
propelled model rockets and more. With eight different
topics, catering to different grade levels and interest sets,
campers of all ages can build a variety of skills and let their
Grades: JK–8 Dates: Vary by program.
Sand Hill School
Palo Alto, sandhillschool.org
Summer at Sand Hill School provides personalized
instruction for bright children with learning differences
to explore and thrive in a supportive environment. In
addition to specialized reading support and writing and
math education, the three-week program includes social
emotional learning, PE, visual and performing arts, science
and social studies, routines, structure and predictability.
Specialty intensives focus on literacy, including phonics
decoding and algebraic thinking, while Enrichment Camp
teaches social skills and gives campers the opportunity to
participate and perform in a play. Free parent education
seminars and targeted teaching techniques help students
acquire the skills and resilience they need to thrive at home,
at school and in life.
Grades: 1–8 Dates: June 26–July 19
Santa Clara, sierraschool.com
At Sierra Summer, students will find academics perfectly
balanced with fun and exciting recreational programs.
Two sessions run from June 18 through Aug. 10, with the
morning hours focusing on Sierra’s strong core curriculum.
Afternoons are devoted to creative, engaging and enter-
taining activities revolving around a wide variety of weekly
themes. Full- and half-day options are available. Sierra
Summer offers opportunities for learning and growing, both
in the classroom and through lively enrichment activities,
making for an unforgettable summer.
Grades: K–6th Dates: June 18–July 13 and July 16–Aug. 10
Valley Christian Schools
San Jose, 2 Campuses, vcs.net
Set on two beautiful San Jose campuses, Valley Christian
Schools’ summer programs provide recreational and
academic learning opportunities for students of all ages.
In Art Camp, students in grades K–2nd express themselves
as they learn fundamental concepts that boost the
imagination. Day Camp welcomes K–6th grade students,
promotes social skills and instills Bible-based values with
arts and crafts and engaging activities. STEM Camp, for
grades K–6, promotes science, technology, engineering,
and mathematics with an exciting, hands-on curriculum.
The Athletics program instructs kids and adults in aquatic
sports, including swimming, diving, and water polo, while
the All Sports Camp keeps kids active in basketball, soccer,
baseball/softball, tennis, football and volleyball.
Grades: Art Camp K–2, Day Camp K–6, All Sports Camp K–8,
Athletics K–Adult Dates: Vary by program. n