Summer Camps 2018 –
A Little Preview of Some of the Most Popular German Summer Camps in California
“Seriously…!?”, you might say. “We are talking summer camps already?”
Yes, you’ve read correctly! It’s early February and we are giving you the first preview of some of the most popular German summer camps, up and down the California Coast.
Many camps have already started with registration. So get your foot in the door, put your name down and claim your space at your favorite one.
German American School Association (GASA) –
Our 2018 camp is inviting all 7 to 16-year-olds to our exciting sleep-away camp from June 23 -28. Spend 6 days, 5 nights at the Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center in Orange, CA.
This year’s highlight will be the literary work of famous German author Cornelia Funke! Students will get acquainted with Cornelia Funke’s writings, especially the book “Die wilden Hühner” and write and perform their own play/musical. They will also visit a mine and learn about rocks, minerals, earthquakes, tectonic plates and mining in a fun, hands-on fashion. Special activities such as zip lining, swimming, 136 ft. water slide and wall climbing will be available during leisure time, and we will have fun activities planned such as nature hikes, dancing, singing, crafting, campfire, baking, sports, games, fishing, etc. All activities will be conducted in German. Join us for an adventurous week at Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center from June 23rd – June 28th, 2018. You can find more about the German Immersion Camp on our website www.germanschool4kids.org
German School Campus – Newport Beach
Attention all scientists! GermanSchool Campus in Newport Beach is offering its German immersion STEM Science Camp again. A week of exploring the oceans, learning about sustainability, recycling, clean air solutions, wind power, and much more starts Monday, July 2nd – Saturday, July 7th (Wednesday 4th of July is off) from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily.
We have exciting excursions planned on a pontoon boat to a local Science center in the Newport Bay, and again will enjoy sailing or kayaking on the bay. Campers will build a solar-powered hydro car with us and will learn about the various environments. Children ages 6-17 years old get immersed into hands-on scientific experiments while playfully being introduced to a new culture and language (German). All levels are welcome! Find out more about the camp on our website www.germanschoolcampus.com
German Pacific School San Diego – San Diego
Ready for 4 weeks of fantastic summer camps? German Pacific School San Diego is in the middle of planning some spectacular weeks for young German learners. Every week with another theme will keep the summer vacation exciting. Mark your calendar: Camp time will be from 25. Juni bis 20. Juli. Please check the school for more detailed information regarding program and location.
More info at www.gpssd.org
WANDERKIND Preschool & Kindergarten – Glendale
WanderKind School in Glendale/Burbank will offer another German Immersion Camp for the youngest German learners. Mark your calendar for four weeks packed with outdoor fun and adventure in June for kids 4-8 years old. If you have attended last year, you don’t want to miss out on all the fun this year. Reserve your spot today!
More information at www.wanderkindschool.org/
BAKS – Bay Area Kinderstube Summer Camp – Berkeley, Northern California
“Wir packen unsere Koffer” is the theme of our 2018 German Immersion Summer Camp for ages 5-13, and one for ages 3-4. Join us this summer from, July 16 – August 10, as we explore the diversity of the many cities and towns of German-speaking countries. Our camp location will be on the beautiful Berkwood Hedge Campus.
GASPA Summer Camp in Palo Alto, Northern California
Get ready, get set, Summer! Back by popular demand and new and improved! The German-American School of Palo Alto is pleased to once again a full immersion German language summer camp program from June 25th through July 20th in Menlo Park for ages 3-10.
New this year, you can sign up for individual weeks. Sign up before March 31st to take advantage of early bird pricing. Full program details and pricing and can be found on our website.
More information at www.gaspa-ca.org
GISSV -German International School Silicon Valley
Innerweaving Immersion Camp – Fairfax (NorCal)
Begining July, Silvia Schroeder will hold another Innerweaving camp. The camp offers a combination of indoor/outdoor creative fun. “Throughout the camp we will talk German and introduce language based on nature and craft activities.” Family members are invited to celebrate their children’s powerful Nature-Earthcraft accomplishments on the final day.
Dates are not finalized yet. For more information please contact: Silvia Schroeder at firstname.lastname@example.org