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The 10 Spot: Summer Camps Near El Dorado County

06/01/2018 12:29PM

The sun is out, the heat is on, and it's time for some long-awaited summer fun! Learn, laugh, make, and play your way through the season with these great summer camps.  In no particular order…


Brighton Private School Monster Mayhem Summer Camp. From June 4 to August 3, children will make lifelong friends and build self-esteem as they go on field trips (swimming, skating, bowling, etc.) and partake in activities like science demos, dance shows, magic shows, carnivals, obstacle courses, contests, and more. brightonschools.com/private-elementary/event/monster-mayhem-summer-camp-2018


Leighton Dance Project Summer Dance Camps. LDP’s numerous summer camps include Unicorn Paradise (July 9-13; 9 a.m.-noon; ages 3-5), Petite Super Star (July 30-August 3; 9 a.m.-noon; ages 4-6), #MiniRemix Camp (July 23-27; 10 a.m.-noon; ages 6-8), Pajama Jam (August 25; 5-8 p.m.; ages 7+), Bro Camp (July 16-20; 9 a.m.-noon; ages 6+), and more. leightondanceproject.com 


Minecraft Master Engineering with LEGO® Materials. Bring Minecraft to life with LEGO® parts by building a motorized walking creeper, terrifying ghast, and a motorized Minecraft. Students will explore concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture from July 23-27 at the Cameron Park Community Services District from 9 a.m. to noon. cameronpark.org/recreation/programs

The Gift of Kids Summer Camp. Kids from preschool through fifth grade can enjoy themed fun and learn about dinosaurs, different countries, anatomy, space, and sports. The Adventure Club will take kids on field trips to water parks, movies, hikes, museums, local businesses, etc. Both camps start June 1 and end in August. thegiftofkids.net/summer-campadventure-club


Tennis with Cole Summer Camp. Learn to play tennis in a safe, healthy, and fun environment with Coach Cole at Bud and Artie Davies Park in Folsom from June 4 to July 13. The camp includes professional instruction, individual and team challenges, ball machine practice, drills and games, swimming, a pizza party, prizes, T-shirts, group pictures, and a professional exhibition match. tenniswithcole.com/images/summercamp2018flyer.pdf


Busy Bees Preschool Summer Camps. Ages 3-5 are encouraged to build curiosity, creativity, and camaraderie at the Science Camp (June 18-21), Animal Planet Camp (June 25-28), Fiesta Fun Camp (July 9-12), and Artful Antics Camp (July 16-19). Materials and a daily snack are included. busybeesedh.com/summer-camps 


All Star Gymnastics Summer Camps. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., ages 5-15 can enjoy a unique combination of gymnastics and tumbling, group games, physical challenges, crafts, and activities. Ages 3-5 can enjoy a modified version of the same from 9 a.m. to noon. The camp runs from June 11 to August 10. allstar-gymnastics.com/camps

Kid's Camp Summer Camp

Kid’s Camp Summer Camps. Tons of activities and daily events are to be found here, including Dumbo’s Crazy Circus in June, Micky’s Fourth of July Celebration in July, and Dory’s Ocean Exploration in August, to name a few. No reservation is necessary; for ages up to 12. kidscampfamilies.com/summer-camps-2 


Folsom Lake College and Harris Center for the Arts Youth Summer Academy. Learn, create, and make memories this summer with programs like Youth Dance Academy (June 11-14; ages 8-15), Youth Music Production Academy (July 9-13; ages 13-18), Youth Music and Choir Academy (July 23-27; ages 12-18), and IT_Girls, a programming and engineering camp for girls in grades 9-12. flc-ysa@flc.losrios.edu

Equine Unlimited Horse Camp


Equine Unlimited Horse Camp. Ages 5-17 can join this youth camp in Rescue and take part in daily grooming, tacking up and caring for a horse or pony, crafts, and swimming. Sessions are June 4 through August 3 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; helmets, snacks, drinks, and lunch are provided. equineunl.com/camp.html  

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