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DELPHI ACADEMY SANDHILL SCHOOL 510/296-4433. Campers learn vocal technique, basic dance vocabulary and story- telling at theater and improv sessions. Grades: 2-8. Bay Area Shakespeare Camps. Various locations. 415/558-0888. A variety of structured camps finish with a mini performance of a Shakespeare play. Ages: 4-18. California Theatre Center Summer Conservatory. Various locations. 408/245-2978. Students learn acting, movement, voice and perform in a play. Ages: 5 and up. Camp Fashionista. 1702 Meridian Ave., San Jose. 408/757-3434. Classes range from an introduction to sewing to creating quilts and summer clothes. Ages: 7 and up. Children’s Musical Theater San Jose. Various locations. 408/288-5437. Comprehensive theater training in voice, acting and dance culminate in a performance. Ages: 4-20. Christina’s Art Adventure Camp. 1835 Belburn Drive, Belmont. 650/787-6942. www.christinasadventurecamp. com. Camps include sports, water activities, cooking, theater and fashion. Grades: 1-6. Community School of Music and Arts. 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. 650/917-6800. Explore visual and digital arts and music. Ages: 5 and up. DezignKidz. Various locations. 650/346-5896. Kids learn to develop a concept into product with fashion, accessory and interior design. Grades: 2-8. Firebird Youth Chinese Orchestra, 2100 Moorpark Ave., San Jose. 408/253- 5998. Les- sons in Erhu, Pipa, Ruan, Liuqin, Yangqin, Dizi, Sheng, Suona and Guzheng. Ages: 7 and up. Imagineerz. Various locations. 650/318-5002. http://imagineerzlearning. com/camp. Children learn problem-solving techniques through stories and their own creativity. Grades: 1-3. KMVT 15 Silicon Valley Community Media. 1400 Terra Bella Ave., Mountain View. 650/968-1540. youthactivities.html. Camps in video production and claymation. Ages: 7-14. KidsArt and Drawn2Art Studios. Los Gatos, 408/355-5850. Los Altos 650/948-4719. www. Realistic drawing and painting, animation, clay sculpture and more. Ages: 4 and up. Marina’s Sewing School. 116 La Mesa Drive, Burlingame. 650/685-9744. www.marinassewingschool. com. Camps focus on sewing, crafts and jewelry projects. Ages: 6-18. Menlo School. 50 Valparaiso Ave., Atherton. 650/330-2000. Summer- Arts@Menlo offers sculpture, photography music, dance and digital art. Grades: 6-12. Montalvo Arts Center 15400 Montalvo Road, Saratoga 408/961-5858, Overview: Montalvo Arts Center’s multidisciplinary summer camps are unique in the South Bay. They offer sessions in several disciplines, including music, painting, dance and theater. They also offer the unexpected, such as spy camp, circus arts camp and courses that appeal to the young scientist and engineer. All camp sessions are led by professional 40 South Bay Accent artists active in the disciplines they’re teaching. Children will learn new skills and flex their creative muscles while they make new friends and express themselves, all in the greenery and fresh air of the gorgeous park-like grounds in the Saratoga foothills. Grades: Ages 6 to 15 Dates: Vary by program Rates: $195-$425 Enrollment deadline: Begins Feb. 11 for members; Feb. 18 for the general public; open until full The Music Place. Various locations. 408/445-2787. Theater, music, dance and Christian emphasis camps. Ages: PreK-10. Ohlone Art Camp. 245 Wilton Ave., Palo Alto. 650/493-4383. Silk painting, embroidery, masks, mosaics and more created in a garden full of flowers. Ages: 5 and up. Peninsula Youth Orchestra. Various locations. 650/325-7967. Music camp accepts instrumentalists with one-plus years of study. Ages: 6-18. San Jose Jazz Summer Jazz Camp. 38 West Santa Clara St., San Jose. 408/288-7557. www.sanjosejazz. org. Students create their own ensembles, learn theory, arranging and composition. Grades: 6-12. San Jose Museum of Art. 110 S. Market St., San Jose. 408/271-6840. Hands-on projects offer in-depth art experiences and technical instruction. Ages: 6-14. School of Rock. Various locations. 650/347-3474. Camps for musicians who play guitar, bass, drums, keyboard and vocals; plus songwriting and recording. Ages: 8-18. Seven Directions Institute of Art & Science. 303 Potrero St., Santa Cruz. 831/345-9893. www.sevendirections. org. Painting on canvas, oil pastel, water color, clay sculpture and more. Ages: 4 and up. Stage Kids California Summer Theater Camp. 1625 Park Ave., San Jose. 408/244-KIDS. www.stagekidsca. com. Children perform in a special showcase or musical. Ages: 8-14. Stanford Jazz Workshop Braun Music Center, 541 Lasuen Mall, Stanford. 650/736-0324. Overview: Young musicians come from all over the globe to immerse themselves in Stanford Jazz Workshop’s summer jazz programs. Held on the beautiful campus of Stanford University, classes are taught by world-renowned jazz performers and educators. From big band to solo improvisation, one-onone instruction and group courses are designed to challenge students as they hone their musical skills in a creative, encouraging environment. Attendees who opt for on-campus housing stay with students their own age and are supervised by SJW counselors—most of whom are jazz specialists. Social activities that foster collaboration, teamwork and lifelong friendships are built into the curriculum, making this summer camp a hit. Separate week-long programs are available for middle school and high school students. Grades: Ages 11-17 Dates: Vary by program, check website for details Rates: Tuition varies per package and duration Enrollment deadline: Begins in January, first-come, first-served. Starting Arts. 525 Parrot St., San Jose. 408/492- 9022. Performing and visual arts including Musical Theater. Grades: K-12. Summer Rock Camp. 441 Olive Ave., Palo Alto. 650/ 856-3757. www. Jam with musicians and put on a rock concert. Ages: 7-18. TheatreWorks Silicon Valley. 350 Twin Dolphin
Drive, Redwood City.
650/463-1950. www. Campers build performance skills. Grades: K-12. US Performing Arts Camps. Stanford University, Stanford. 415/924-6442. Trains young people in acting for the camera and screenwriting. Grades: 9 and up. Valley Christian. 100 Skyway Drive, San Jose. 408/513-2438. VC Summer Theatre Program offers intensive training in acting, singing and dancing. Ages: 8-17. Veksler Academy of Music and Dance. Various PHOTOS COURTESY OF SCHOOLS PICTURED CAMP CENTRAL 2017

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