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Dragonfly Designs Art Summer Camp
Dragonfly Designs combines yoga, ecology, hiking and jewelry making into a fun, art based camp in South San Francisco, ages 6 and up!
South San Francisco, California
Our summer camp experience will include a morning session of yoga, jewelry making activities, and a daily hike on beautiful San Bruno Mountain. We will hike with a trained guide and learn about the ecology and native habitat right in our own backyard!
Our team of highly trained, experienced, enthusiastic staff love teaching the art of jewelry making to children in a fun, engaging and age appropriate way. Children are encouraged to explore their creativity and are introduced to interesting color and texture while improving hand eye coordination, small muscle development and pattern making skills all in a relaxed, joyful environment!
We create beautiful jewelry to take home each day of camp. We introduce the children to a wide range of age appropriate jewelry making techniques including resin, enameling, stamping & dapping, bead stringing, copper etching, Waxed Irish linen and so much more. All levels welcome.
Join us in learning the art of jewelry making in our cozy, safe South San Francisco studio located at 55 Nursery Way!
Performing Arts Workshops
Voted BEST camp in LA Parent. Spend your summer in PAW’s MUSICAL THEATER Camp, GUITAR Camp, PHOTOGRAPHY Camp, LITTLE STARS or SPORTS Camp! Ages 3-15. Shows include: Phantom, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Tinkerbell & the Lost Boys. Every camp ends with a special activity or performance.
West LA, South Bay, San Fernando Valley, California
CA: Manhattan Beach
CA: Redondo Beach
CA: El Segundo
CA: Studio City
Voted 2010’s BEST Summer Camp in LA Parent Magazine.
Spend your summer in PAW’s MUSICAL THEATER Camp, GUITAR Camp, PHOTOGRAPHY Camp, LITTLE STARS Camp or SPORTS Camp! Each PAW camp is lead by nurturing, skilled instructors who bring out the best in our campers and make each summer a lasting memory. Every camp ends with a special activity.
In PAW’s MUSICAL THEATER CAMP, (ages 5 – 14) shine on stage performing beloved children’s shows. First timers to advanced performers will discover the joys of acting, improv, voice & speech, dance, stage presence and much more!
Session 1: June 26 – July 8 “PHANTOM OF THE OPERA”
Session 2: July 11 – July 22 “CINDERELLA”
Session 3: July 25 – Aug 5 “TINKERBELL & THE LOST BOYS”
Session 4: Aug 8 – Aug 19 “RAPUNZEL”
Teen Week: Aug 22 – Aug 26 “GLEE CLUB – A MUSICAL”
Join PAW’s LIVE & UNPLUGGED GUITAR CAMP, (ages 7 – 14) play the acoustic guitar and be a real guitar hero. Learn chords, tabs, picking, strumming and music theory while playing rock, pop & classical guitar. Working in concert with PAW’s Theater Camp, you will showcase your original songs as well as provide underscoring for a live performance.
Fun is the name of the game at PAW’s LITTLE STARS Camp, a half day program specially designed for children ages 3-5. Featured activities include Dramatic Play, Music, Dance, Singing, Fairytale Theater and much More! As our campers enjoy a summer of new discoveries and friendships, they will also be achieving significant milestones in their education and development.
In SNAP PHOTOGRAPHY CAMP, kids will master their social media world through digital photography. Kids learn fundamentals such as composition, camera settings, headshots, portraits and live action shots. Students will select photos from their collected works which will be included in a portfolio to enjoy for years to come.
At PAW’s SPORTS CAMP, (ages 8 – 14) why stick to one sport when you can play them all? You will discover the joy of sports by focusing on a new sport each day. Our Sports-of-the-day approach allows kids to learn the rules, techniques and drills for that day’s sport in the mornings and apply what they’ve learned in an afternoon scrimmage. Sports include: Soccer, Basketball, Flag Football, Track & Field and The iFit Olympics.
Doors open at 7:30am, program hours are 8:30am to 3:00pm with extended play until 5:00pm (where available).
“Professionalism, experience and enthusiasm are some of the defining traits of our teachers. Many are certified enrichment teachers and have/or are working towards their bachelor’s or master’s degrees in their respective disciplines.” Cheryl Appleman, PAW President.
7 Locations to choose from: West Los Angeles, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, El Segundo, Studio City, Chatsworth and Pasadena.
For more information, reach PAW at (310) 827-8827 or email us below:
SEE Summer Enrichment Program
Offering a unique summer experience that was created especially for children with exceptional needs.
South Pasadena, California
SEE is a summer program designed to engage and entertain children ages 5- 17 who are on the autism spectrum or who have other special needs. Through varied group activities including animal caring, outdoor games, and creative play, SEE promises to be a fun and fulfilling experience. We are also proud to offer individualized goal setting and progress reports, as well as on-site individualized Speech and Language Therapy, Physical Therapy, and/or Occupational Therapy sessions.
A counseling staff made up of trained behavior therapy specialists
An emphasis on social engagement and nurturing friendships
1:3 adult to child ratio
Individualized goal setting and progress reports
Physical and sports-related outdoor games, ranging from Capture the Flag to kickball to water sports
Creative classes, including arts and crafts, visual literacy and storytelling, drama games, etc.
Brain games such as puzzles and scavenger hunts
Overall positive approach to health, nutrition, exercise, and staying fit/active
We maintain a safe, fun, and nurturing environment while encouraging open play and informal learning. Our program instills confidence in your child’s natural abilities, challenges him/her to grow, and enables him/her to discover new talents. A summary of the program’s curriculum is available upon request.
The summer program runs for seven weeks and will be broken down into one-week sessions. Sessions will run from June 25th to August 10th. Sessions start at 9 a.m. and end at 3 p.m..
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