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2010 Summer School & Camps at Holy Spirit School in Almaden Valley

Holy Spirit SchoolLooking for a local Summer school program for your child? Holy Spirit School in Almaden Valley provides a variety of Summer school programs and Summer camps.

Customize your child’s Summer school program. Choose from language arts, mathematics, science, computers, art, geography, current events, and more. Select morning, afternoon, or combine the two for a unique all day experience. The four-week programs and camps are $330 for members of Holy Spirit Church, and $380 for non-members.

The program is at Holy Spirit School from June 21 to July 16, 2010. Morning options are from 9:00 to 11:30am, and afternoon options from 12:00 to 2:00pm. Students attending all day will have lunch from 11:30am to 12:00pm. Extended care is available from 7am until 6pm for an additional fee.

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Mad Science 2010 Summer Camps in Almaden Valley

Mad ScienceMad Science summer camps offer a daily combination of in-class science discovery and exploration, outdoor games, and hands-on application of the scientific principles presented. Campers create a take-home project every day of camp. The following camps are being held at Almaden Community Center:

  • Wacky Robots & Widgets (ages 7-12): June 21-25, 2010, 9am-3pm
  • NASA: Journey Into Outer Space (ages 5-7): July 6-9, 2010, 9am-12pm
  • Jet Cadets (ages 5-7): July 12-16, 2010, 9am-3pm
  • Spy Academy (ages 5-7): July 19-23, 2010, 9am-3pm
  • “Fizz”cal Phenomena & Che-Mystery (ages 5-7): August 2-6, 2010, 9am-3pm

Learn more and register now.

Play-Well Engineering with LEGO® – Summer Camps in Almaden Valley

LEGOPlay-Well TEKnologies is holding its Engineering with LEGO Summer Camps in Almaden Valley. The camps explore concepts in physics, mechanical engineering, structural engineering, and architecture through fun-filled projects that:

  • Build problem-solving skills and an appreciation for how things work
  • Encourage creative expression, inquisitiveness, self reliance, and self confidence

Play-Well Engineering with LEGO Summer Camps are being held at the Almaden Community Center on the following dates:

Play-Well Pre-Engineering with LEGO (kids ages 5-6):

  • 6/14/2010 to 6/18/2010, M-F, 9am-12pm
  • 6/28/2010 to 7/2/2010, M-F, 9am-12pm
  • 7/12/2010 to 7/16/2010, M-F, 9am-12pm
  • 7/26/2010 to 7/30/2010, M-F, 9am-12pm
  • 8/9/2010 to 8/13/2010, M-F, 9am-12pm

Play-Well Engineering FUNdamentals with LEGO (kids ages 7-9):

  • 6/14/2010 to 6/18/2010, M-F, 1pm-4pm
  • 6/28/2010 to 7/2/2010, M-F, 1pm-4pm
  • 7/12/2010 to 7/16/2010, M-F, 1pm-4pm
  • 7/26/2010 to 7/30/2010, M-F, 1pm-4pm
  • 8/9/2010 to 8/13/2010, M-F, 1pm-4pm

Learn more and register online.

9th Annual Math Enrichment Summer Program at Leland High School

Math Enrichment Summer Program further develops each student’s intellect and knowledge in mathematics and language arts. The curriculum is tailored to the grade the student will be entering for their upcoming school year.

Kindergartners through sixth graders learn math, reading, writing, and computers. Middle school students receive a broad education in college preparatory math courses, from pre-algebra to math analysis. Students can also participate in a wide variety of recreational activities planned throughout the summer, including Toy Story 3 movie day, on-campus carnival, Wii time, field trip to Six Flags Marine World in Vallejo, and end of Summer raffle and banquet.

Math Enrichment Summer Program is fully accredited by the Schools Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Math Enrichment tuition and any after school care fees are eligible for flexible spending plans (FSA).

Math Enrichment Summer Program is being held at Leland High School from June 14 to July 23, 2010. Class is Monday through Friday from 9am-3pm. Care is available before school starting at 7:45am and after school until 6pm. Tuition is $900 (less than $5 an hour). Register by Friday, April 16, 2010 and receive a $50 early registration discount.

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Dance, Act, Perform Camp for Kids Over Spring Break

Hollywood SignInstructors for the Dance, Act, Perform Camp guide campers through the production and performance of their very own variety show. The camp encourages creative expression and helps build self-esteem. At the end of the week campers perform their show for family and friends, complete with costumes, props, and music. For kids ages 5-11. At the Almaden Community Center. April 12-16, 2010, 1:30-4:30pm. More…

Spring & Summer 2010 Activity Guide for Almaden Community Center

photo: Almaden 2010 Spring City GuideUpdate on February 16, 2011: The Spring 2011 Activity Guide for Almaden Community Center is now available.

San Jose Parks Recreation & Neighborhood Services has released its City Wide Activity Guide for Spring & Summer 2010. The guide includes all of the activities planned for the Almaden Community Center.

Almaden Valley residents have a variety of activities to choose from, including the following: arts and crafts, camps, dance, early childhood recreation, education and enrichment, health and fitness, music, sports leagues and drop-ins, cooking, specialty programs, senior programs and events, and family events.

Registration for Spring & Summer 2010 activities begins on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 10am. You can register online.

View the most recent Almaden Community Center Activity Guide.