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Summer 2011 Camp Galileo at Almaden Country School in Almaden Valley – UPDATED 2022

logo: Camp GalileoAt Camp Galileo in Almaden Valley campers engage in hands-on art, science, and outdoor activities every day. They also have tons of fun with camp traditions like dress up days, water day, and the rubber chicken cheer.

Camp Galileo offers four unique weeks, each with their own engaging curriculum theme. You can sign-up for one or multiple weeks.

Each week of camp is built around an intriguing storyline and art and science theme. As the week progresses, activities become more sophisticated and build toward a culminating project.

The 2011 themes include the following:

  • Lost in the Forbidden City: Chinese Art & Building Design
  • Inventor’s Workshop: The Art & Science of Toy Design
  • Detective in Paris: Impressionism & The Science of Sleuthing
  • We Built This City: Urban Art & Environmental Engineering

Camp Galileo is for kids Pre-Kindergarten through 5th Grade. Campers are grouped by grade level into teams that stay together throughout the week.

As campers advance through the three age groups, they delve deeper into science and art concepts, use more advanced materials, and work on more complex team-building challenges.

Camp Galileo is at Almaden Country School from June 20, 2011 through August 5, 2011. Camp is Monday through Friday from 9:00am–3:00pm. Full day and part day programs are offered. Extended care is also available from 8:00am–9:00am and 3:00pm-5:30pm. See the detailed schedule. [EVENT IS CLOSED]

The price varies depending on the number of weeks your child attends and whether you choose the full day or part day program.

Enroll online now to ensure a spot for your camper in the session of your choice. Campers who attend for 4 weeks receive a $50 discount off their 3rd and 4th weeks, and save 50% off extended care.

Update on March 17, 2011: Camp Galileo is now offering a $100 Discount for Nebula campers this Summer 2011. Use code: NEBULA2011. The offer expires April 30, 2011.

Galileo Financial Assistance is still available for a limited time. If you are interested in applying or know someone else who might be, visit the Financial Assistance section of our website to fill out our easy online application.

Camp Galileo at Almaden Country School – UPDATED 2022

Camp GalileoCamp Galileo is a summer day camp that inspires kids to imagine new ideas, collaborate with peers, and express themselves creatively. Kids enjoy art, science, and outdoor programming every day, all wrapped in fun camp traditions and delivered by highly enthusiastic staff. Camp Galileo is for pre-kinders through 5th graders.

As the week progresses, activities become more sophisticated and culminate toward a project. The hands-on curriculum is developed in partnership with The Tech Museum of Innovation, de Young Museum, and Klutz. Themes for 2010 include the following:

  • Adventures in Flight & Egyptian Art
  • Amusement Park Engineers & Medieval Art
  • Mission to the Moon & Psychedelic ’60s
  • Ocean Expeditions

The camp is being held at Almaden Country School, June 21 through August 6, 2010. Camp is Monday through Friday, 9am to 1pm or 9am to 3pm. Extended care is offered from 8–9am and 3–5:30pm. [EVENT IS CLOSED]

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