Spring Camps 2024

  • San Diego Junior Theatre

    Spring Break Session #1

    $280

    with Various Instructors

    Apr 2, 2024 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

    Grade K-6

    School may be out but theatre is in! Elementary students are welcome to join us for four fun-filled days rotating through classes in drama, music, dance and a specialty subject. Whether your child is used to the spotlight or new to the stage, our Spring Break camps have something for everyone!

    Spring Break Session #2

    $350

    with Various Instructors

    Apr 8, 2024 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

    Grade K-6

    School may be out but theatre is in! Elementary students are welcome to join us for four fun-filled days rotating through classes in drama, music, dance and a specialty subject. Whether your child is used to the spotlight or new to the stage, our Spring Break camps have something for everyone!

Winter Camps 2023-2024

  • San Diego Youth Symphony ChIMES program 

    ChIMES classes are for children from birth up to age 5, plus parents or caregivers. Class options include babies/toddlers (recommended for birth – 2 years), toddlers (approx 18 months – 3 years), toddlers/preschoolers (approx 2 – 5 years), preschool (approx 3 – 5 years), mixed ages (birth up to age 5), and English/Spanish bilingual options as well (appropriate for both native English speakers and native Spanish speakers, or those looking to expose their children to either language.)

    “On the Go! Transportation” 2024 Schedule:

    WEDNESDAYS with Mr. Charlie (Jan 17 – Mar 6)
    OUTDOOR: Liberty Station
    9:30 a.m. Babies/Toddlers
    10:30 a.m. Toddlers

    THURSDAYS with Mr. Thiago (Jan 18 – Mar 7)
    OUTDOOR: Balboa Park (Marston House*)
    9:30 a.m. Babies/Toddlers
    10:30 a.m. Preschoolers

    FRIDAYS with Mr. Thiago (Jan 19 – Mar 8)
    OUTDOOR: Balboa Park (Marston House*)
    9:30 a.m. Babies/Toddlers
    10:30 a.m. Mixed Ages English/Spanish Bilingual

    SATURDAYS with Miss Mariana or Miss Kat (Jan 20 – Mar 9)
    OUTDOOR: Liberty Station
    (Miss Mari) 9:15 a.m. Babies/Toddlers
    (Miss Kat) 10:15 a.m. Babies/Toddlers
    (Miss Kat) 11:15 a.m. Preschoolers

    Cost: $190 for one child ($180 one-time discount rate for first-time families)
    Additional Sibling rate: +$115
    (Younger siblings under 6 months old may attend for free)

    ChIMES Tuition Assistance is available. If you would like to apply, please either complete the online application, or download the PDF application and submit in-person or via email. If you have any questions, please email chimes_support@sdys.org or call 619-233-3232 x302.


    *Special thanks to the Save Our Heritage Organisation (SOHO) for hosting ChIMES classes at the
     Marston House.

    All enrolled families will also have access to the digital songbook, supplemental materials, and curated playlists, which are a great way to continue the music at home in between classes!


     

  • Japanese Friendship Garden and Museum

    Be Genki Wellness Camp
    The Genki Outreach Program offers San Diego Unified School District students an opportunity to participate in a wellness program. The wellness program is a concept using the therapeutic benefits of a Japanese garden in promoting health and well-being. Programming will include basic Japanese philosophies and traditions that promote healing and gratitude. Each week will consist of 5-half day sessions. Students will practice mindfulness and will be introduced to the Japanese traditional teaching where one learns how to observe, listen, and practice. A traditional tea ceremony to demonstrate the importance of expressing gratitude will be hosted at the last session.

    PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Breath Fitness
    Calligraphy
    Garden Walks & Journaling
    Ikebana
    Yoga
    Sound Meditation
    Meditation
    Nutritional Activity
    Origami

    Dates: December 18th- December 11nd, 9am-12pm
    Grade Level: 9th-12th
    Cost: Free on a Scholarship Basis, Application deadline on November 30th
    Webpage: https://www.niwa.org/genkioutreach 

     


    Winter Camp 2023 December 18th-22nd | 1:00pm-4:00pm

    Grade Level: 1st-5th

    JFGM invites campers to experience a taste of Japan! Our Winter camps provide different activities within Japanese culture, wellness, and sustainability. We have camps available from grades 1st-5th.Capacity is limited, so registration for each grade level is first come first serve. Don’t miss out on an exciting opportunity!

    Capacity is limited, so registration for each grade level is first come first serve. Completion of payment and the registration form are required to participate.
    Winter Camp is available for 5 days. Single day registration is available.

    Price: JFGM Member $45/Day | Non-Member $50/Day

    Refunds will not be given less than 7 days before the camp.

    Questions and other JFGM Winter Camp inquiries can be e-mailed to education@niwa.org.
    Activity Schedule available on webpage: https://www.niwa.org/winter-camp


    Winter Camp 2023: Adult Edition
    Jealous of the kids enjoying camp? Are you a big kid inside? Look no further! JFGM is now offering camps just for adults! Our Winter camps provide different activities within Japanese culture, wellness, and sustainability. Capacity is limited, so registration is first come first serve. Don’t miss out on an exciting opportunity!
    • Capacity is limited, so registration is first come first serve. Completion of payment and the registration form are required to participate.
    • Winter Camp is available for 3 days. Single day registration is available.
    • Price: JFGM Member $45/Day | Non-Member $50/Day
    • Refunds will not be given less than 7 days before the camp.
    • Some days may be for 21+ due to alcohol, please check the day.
    • Questions and other JFGM Winter Camp inquiries can be e-mailed to education@niwa.org.
    Activity Schedule available on webpage: https://www.niwa.org/adult-winter-camp

  • Fleet Science Center

    Your kids will experience exciting new adventures every day when they join our seasonal STEM Camps. They will have a unique opportunity to explore and learn about the fascinating world of science in a fun and engaging way. With a variety of activities and programs, STEM Camps offer diverse and enriching experiences.

    Designed with a focus on inquiry and play, STEM Camps encourage children to investigate some of the most fascinating and exciting concepts in science. Your kids will have the chance to learn about everything from air pressure and electrical currents to life cycles and chemical reactions during their school breaks.

    To learn more about our program policies and FAQs, please click here.

    For more information, contact the Education Coordinator or call 619-238-1233 x 806.


     

    Week 1: December 18-22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (TK-K 9 a.m.-1 p.m.)

    • TK-K Members $105
    • TK-K General public $120
    • Members $285
    • General public $325

    Week 2: December 27-29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

    • Members $170
    • General public $195

    Week 3: January 2-5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

    • Members $225
    • General public $260

    REGISTER


    Upcoming Camps:

    Nature Discovery

    Grade 1 – Grade 3

    Mon, Nov 20 –  – 

    Discover the beauty of the outdoors! Join us on a journey to explore Balboa Park and learn about the amazing world of nature. Get hands-on with fun activities, connect with the outdoors and expand your knowledge, all while having a blast.

    Cool Chemistry

    Grade 4 – Grade 6

    Mon, Nov 20 –  – 

    Embark on an awesome three-day adventure in science at Cool Chemistry Camp! Tap into your inner chemist as we delve into the thrilling world of chemistry with fun experiments, interactive lessons, and exciting activities.

    Winter Wonderland

    Pre-K – K

    Mon, Dec 18 –  – 

    Experience the magic of winter even here in sunny San Diego! Uncover the mystery of unique snowflakes and enjoy more winter weather excitement.

    Earth, Sky & Beyond

    Grade 1 – Grade 3

    Mon, Dec 18 –  – 

    Take a trip with us! Start by looking at rocks and rock formations here on Earth. Then investigate the sky with weather instruments. Finally, venture into space to explore the solar system.

     

    Exploring the Red Planet

    Grade 4 – Grade 6

    Mon, Dec 18 –  – 

    Embark on a design adventure. Join the mission to Mars as we plan and execute this thrilling expedition. Team up to land a rover on an uncharted planet. Compare Mars and Earth, uncover the challenges NASA experts face, and explore the quest to create a new home beyond our world.

    STEM-tastic Camp

    Grade 1 – Grade 3

    Wed, Dec 27 –  – 

    Dive into the exciting realms of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Get creative with colorful art projects, experiment with cool chemistry concoctions, engineer your own amazing creations, and whip up delicious culinary delights.

    Extreme Earth

    Grade 4 – Grade 6

    Wed, Dec 27 –  – 

    Explore the exciting worlds of paleontology and geology. We will uncover the dynamic earth processes that have created fossils, rocks and minerals. And we will investigate earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis and other natural phenomena.

    Uncover the Mystery!

    Grade 1 – Grade 3

    Tue, Jan 2 –  – 

    Put on your detective hat because strange things are unfolding at the Fleet Science Center! Become a forensic science expert, analyze fingerprints, decode secret messages, and create cool gadgets to catch the culprits. Can you crack the case?

    STEM-tastic Camp

    Grade 4 – Grade 6

    Tue, Jan 2 –  – 

    Dive into the exciting realms of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Get creative with colorful art projects, experiment with cool chemistry concoctions, engineer your own amazing creations, and whip up delicious culinary delights.

  • Junior Theatre

    Winter Break Camp Session #1

    $350

    with Various Instructors

    Dec 18-22nd, 2023 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

    Grades K-6

    School may be out, but theatre is in! Elementary students are welcome to join us for fun-filled days rotating through classes in drama, music, dance and a specialty subject (improv, stage combat, design, etc). Whether your child is used to the spotlight or new to the stage, Junior Theatre’s camps have something for everyone! Friends and family will be invited to an Open Sharing on the final day of camp to see a sampling of what students have learned.

    *Camp days are from 9am-3pm. Students must be at least 5 years old and enrolled in a school program to participate. A detailed informational letter will be sent out the week prior to camps. Students should bring a water bottle, a sack lunch and two snacks.

    For the safety of all students, we have a closed classroom policy. Adults are not permitted to sit in on JT classes until our invited Open Sharing on the final day of classes or camps.

    Winter Break Camp Session #2

    $280

    with Various Instructors

    Dec 26 – 29th, 2023 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

    Grades K-6

    School may be out but theatre is in! Elementary students are welcome to join us for four fun-filled days rotating through classes in drama, music, dance and a specialty subject. Whether your child is used to the spotlight or new to the stage, our Winter Break camps have something for everyone!

    *Camp days are from 9am-3pm. Students must be at least 5 years old and enrolled in a school program to participate. A detailed informational letter will be sent out the week prior to camps. Students should bring a water bottle, a sack lunch and two snacks.

    For the safety of all students, we have a closed classroom policy. Adults are not permitted to sit in on JT classes until our invited Open Sharing on the final day of classes or camps.

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