School’s Upper School campus in San Mateo, the
camp programs strive to provide campers with a fun
and rewarding opportunity to find new passions and
explore existing interests with depth and complexity.
All Expedition programs are application-based, and
reflect Nueva’s acclaimed academic standards.
Dates: July 8 to August 2
Application Deadline: Registration open until full
Ohlone for Kids and Teens. 39399 Cherry St.,
Newark. 510/742-2300. www.ohloneforkids.com.
Classes in robotics, speech, math, science, writing
and theater. Grades: 4-11.
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center. 3921
Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 650/223-8700. www.palo
altojcc.org/camps. Summer camps include games,
sports and arts and crafts. Grades: K-8.
Pacific Point Christian Schools. 1575-A Mantelli
Drive, Gilroy. 844-PAC-POINT. www.pacpoint.net.
Camps include kinder readiness, arts and crafts,
cheerleading, Lego, drama and more. Grades: K-6.
Peninsula School. 920 Peninsula Way, Menlo Park.
650/325-1584, ext. 39. www.peninsulaschool.org.
Leadership Academy. Santa Clara, San Jose.
Programs feature academics, sports, creative and
performing arts and science. Grades: K- 8.
Learning Bee Learning Center. 39977
Mission Blvd., Fremont. 510/226-8408.
www.4learningbee.com. From exploring arts &
crafts to builder’s challenges, cooking, fitness,
Lego Robotics Grades: K-6.
Mercy High School. 2750 Adeline Drive,
Burlingame. 650/343-3631. www.mercyhsb.com.
Sports camps run by varsity coaches focus on
fundamentals, build sportsmanship and confidence.
Merryhill Schools. Milpitas. 408/945-9090. San
Jose. 408/254-1282. www.merryhillschool.com.
Camps include sports and games, swimming, arts
and crafts, science and nature and more. Ages: 4-14.
Monarch Christian Schools. 2420 N. Foothill Blvd.,
Los Altos. 408/735-9409. http://monarchchristianschools.
org. Science themes, music, art, cooking,
puppets and more. Grades: PreK-5.
Mulberry School. 220 Belgatos Road Los Gatos.
408/358-9080. www.mulberry.org. Themed camps
include science, art, outdoor exploration and adventure.
Notre Dame Belmont. 1540 Ralston Ave., Belmont.
650/595-1913. www.ndhsb.org. Classes include
math, English and test-taking skills, plus sports
camps. Grades: 7-12.
Notre Dame San Jose. 596 S. Second St., San Jose.
408/610-4575. www.ndsj.org. Academic camps from
SAT prep to digital photography plus sports camps.
131 E 28th Ave., San Mateo.650/350-4555. summer.
Overview: Nueva Summer’s Expedition programs
are designed to offer high-ability students entering
grades 1-12 with immersive, academic explorations
that embody Nueva’s “learn by doing” philosophy
through the summer months. Held at the Nueva
With trees to climb, rope swings and open spaces,
camp offers free play as well as learning. Ages: K-8.
Pepper Tree Schools of Los Gatos. Various locations.
Themed camps include swim, computer, arts and
crafts, gymnastics and field trips. Ages: 2-9.
Pinewood School. Los Altos. 650/209-3030. www.
pinewood.edu. Camps and Festival of Learning, an
academic and enrichment program with project-
based classes, activities and sports. Grades: K-12.
Presentation High School. 2281 Plummer Ave.,
San Jose. 408/264-1664. www.presentationhs.org.
Camps feature musical theater, sports, dance and
academic classes. Grades: 1-12.
Polygon Academy. Mountain View and San Jose.
408/242-1203; www.polygonacademy.com. Camps
feature athletics and a variety of academics: robotics,
programming, creative writing and more. Ages: 5-13.
Sacred Heart Schools. 150 Valparaiso Ave.,
Atherton. 650/322-1866. www.shschools.org.
Summer camps include academic classes and a variety
of sports camps. Grades: PreK-8.
Saint Francis High School. 1885 Miramonte Ave.,
Mountain View. 650/694-6368. www.sfhs.com.
Digital Design & Manufacturing camp (6th &7th),
includes Robotics, English camp.
Saint Timothy’s Lutheran School. 5100 Camden
Ave., San Jose. 408/264-3858. www.stlcsj.org.
Themes include cooking, drama, music, crafts, math
and science. Grades: K-6.
Sand Hill School
650 Clark Way, Palo Alto, 650/688-3605 www.
Overview: Summer at Sand Hill School provides
a joyful, personalized learning environment
for bright children with learning differences to
explore and thrive in a supportive environment.
In addition to specialized reading support and
writing and math instruction, the three-week program
includes social emotional learning, PE, visual
and performing arts, science and social studies, routines,
structure and predictability. Targeted teaching
techniques help students acquire the skills and
resilience they need to thrive at home, at school
and in life.
Dates: June 26 to July 23
Rates: Tuition varies per package and duration
Enrollment deadline: Begins in January, first-come,
Saratoga Springs Day Camp. 22801 Big Basin Way,
Saratoga. 408/867-3016. www.saratoga- springs.
com. Programs include aquatics, sports, exploration
and games. Ages: 5-12.
220 Blake Ave., Santa Clara 408/247-4740. www.
Overview: At Sierra Summer, students find the best
of both worlds — skill-sharpening academics perfectly
balanced with fun and exciting recreational
programs. The eight-week program runs from June
17 through Aug. 9, with the morning hours focusing
on Sierra’s strong core curriculum. Afternoons are
devoted to creative, entertaining activities revolving
around 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
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