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Summer Tech Camps for Kids & Teens in the Bay Area

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Silicon Valley Tech Academy, California:
Tech Academy of Silicon Valley based in San Jose, California organises Summer programs designed to help students in middle and high school to explore and improve the skills needed to pursue college level work in engineering, technology and science. Program emphases are on teamwork, innovative problem solving and project-based 'learning by doing´ with emphasis on Energy, Water, Environment, Space and High Tech. Courses are held at San Jose State University, Santa Clara University, Morgan Hill, CSU at Hayward and Alsion in Fremont. This is a PARTNERSHIP of the Santa Clara County Office of Education, Alameda County Office of Education, San Jose State University, Santa Clara University, California State University-East Bay and the International Science and Engineering Fair. Let Us Motivate Your Children!

Mission:

We organise Summer Programs for Middle and High School students designed to stimulate interest in Engineering, Technology and Science

Aim:

TECH Academy of Silicon Valley returns with its quest to improve students’ understanding of engineering and technology and support their continued participation in math and science.

Programs:

Summer programs designed to help students in middle and high school to explore and improve the skills needed to pursue college level work in engineering, technology and science.

Brief Introduction into Programs:

Water, Energy, Environment, Space & High Technology:
This interactive course places emphasis on teamwork, innovative problem solving, and project-based ‘learning by doing’.

Robotics, Signal Analysis and RFID:

There are three modules in this course. Students will learn about robot structures and electronic control, and build a small scale robot to accomplish a task. Students also learn how to recognize sounds, based on frequency analysis using a oscilloscope. RFID introduces students to Radio Frequency Identification Devices leads them to design their own RFID application.

Photo of Summer Tech Camps for Kids & Teens in the Bay Area Fuel Cell Technology & Fuel Cell Car:
This course concentrates on the hydrogen fuel cell, with students building, testing, and using the cells to power race a model car. This is a space program technology that has been converted to simple alternative-energy application here on Earth.

Solar Cell Fabrication & Systems:
Students will design and build solar cell systems and learn the required specifications to fit a variey of applications. The course will cover how solar cells convert photon power (light) to electron power.

Green Energy:
Students will begin learn about the "carbon footprints" of different and alternative energy sources. They will also design systems for the most efficient use of these energy sources and how to gauge the efficiency of an energy source.

Mars Exploration:
NASA is developing a Mars exploration program, charting a course for the next two decades. Students will learn about the Mars environment, it’s mineral and other potential resources, the processing materials for the manufacturing of life support systems and the requirements for humans to live and work there.

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“It is critical, in this new era of globalization, for students to understand the importance of math and science in meeting requirements for entering into the exciting professions of engineering, technology and science related programs.”
DR. JAY PINSON, FOUNDER, Dean Emeritus, Engineering, San Jose State University

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Address: One Washington Square , San Jose, California , USA
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Abbey Road Programs
Courses / Programs
Based in Palo Alto CA, Stanford University's Leadership Academy (in association with Abbey Road Programs) provides high school students with the opportunity to take a 2-week Academic Summer Program at one of the world's top universities. Available for students from around the globe in Grades 9-12, courses include International Relations, Environmental Studies, and High-Demand Foreign Languages, and more.

Join in the tradition of innovation and inquiry that has come to establish Stanford University as one of the top institutions in the U.S. and worldwide. Our Academic Summer Courses also provide daily activities and excursions, including day trips to San Francisco, UC Berkeley, and UC Santa Cruz.

From studying the complexities of present-day international relations and the multi-faceted nature of climate change, to learning how to share your thoughts with a class on the basics of public speaking, our Leadership Academy will have you fully prepared to take on the problems affecting today’s world. If you’re passionate about making a difference, this program could be perfect for you!
2-week Academic Summer Programs for High School Students (Grades 9-12)

Study options include:
- International Relations & 21st Century Politics
- International Business and Finance
- U.S. National Security
- Environmental Studies
- High-Demand Foreign Languages (including Russian, Arabic, Chinese and Japanese)
D'Angon Academy Diversity Summer Camp
Courses / Programs
• Located in Irvine CA, 45 minutes south-east of Los Angeles, D'Angon Academy provides a residential 'California Diversity Summer Camp' program featuring activities and excursions to local and international students ages 3-16.

• Students make friends from around the world as well as visiting the coolest places in SoCal, such as Disneyland, Universal Studios, The San Diego Zoo, and more!

• Each year the D’Angon Academy accepts high achieving students from the U.S. and around the world for the California Diversity Summer Camp.

• Teachers engage students in higher-level thinking as students work and play together forming long lasting international friendships and connections.

• The D’Angon Academy focuses on rich experiences that prepare students for a successful future in academia.

• Located just 50 miles south of LA and 80 miles north of San Diego, Irvine is rated one of the safest cities of its size in the United States.
California Diversity Summer Camp Program:

• Excursions and fun activities for children ages 3-16

• International students benefit from a fully immersive English experience

• Students from the U.S. grow their cultural understanding and appreciation for diversity

• Focuses on rich experiences that prepare students for a successful future in academia 

 We also provide a dedicated English language summer camp for students ages 3-16
Sunshine Studios - Hollywood Dance Camp
Courses / Programs
• Sunshine Studios is a world-renowned contemporary dance school, with campuses around the globe in the U.S., UK, and China.

• This year, Sunshine Studios are offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for dancers age 16+ to take part in our exclusive 1 to 3-week Summer Camp Program in Los Angeles, California - home to some of the most prestigious dance studios in the world.

• The LAttitude Hollywood Dance Camp is an exclusive intensive dance training program, taught by the world’s best choreographers and instructors.

• As our student, you will live and dance in beautiful Hollywood, Los Angeles and experience the typical dancer life! Dance Workshops will include Hip Hop, House, Jazz, Popping, Locking, New style, Krunk, Waacking, Freestyle, Voguing, Stepping, Grooves, and more.

• At our amazing Hollywood Dance Camp, students receive master dance classes and instruction in LA’ s most famous dance studios: “Debbie Reynolds” and “Millenium”.
Intensive Dance Education Summer Camp Program for Teens, Youth & Young Adults ages 16+

• Duration: 8 days, 14 days or 21 days

• Choose from two different camp experiences: the Uprock (basic) and the Moonwalk (deluxe) edition.

Dance styles/workshops include:
• House
• Hip Hop
• Popping
• Locking
• Jazz
• Krunk
• Freestyle
• Voguing
• Stepping...
iD Tech Camps, California
Courses / Programs
Since 1999, over 170,000 students have chosen iD Tech Camps to unlock their limitless tech potential. internalDrive, Inc. provides its hugely-popular summer iD Tech Camps for kids and teens, as well as the iD Programming Academy, iD Gaming Academy, and iD Film Academy in over 80 prestigious universities in the U.S., including UCLA in Los Angeles, California State University, San Francisco State University, Stanford University, and UC San Diego.

With week-long day camps and overnight camps available for students ages 7-17, as well as teen summer camps for ages 13-18, students may register for children's summer camps for one or several weeks (further camps).

Make your own game at the game design camps. Learn programming in C++ or Java at the programming camps & robotics camps. Get creative at the web design camps & digital arts camps. Film and edit at the movie camps. Get inspired by energetic, tech-savvy instructors, and build critical 21st century STEM (Science, Technology, Math & Engineering) skills.

iD Tech Camps guarantees small class sizes (student-instructor ratio of 8:1) and uses professional, brand-name products at each camp. Students are provided with a computer for the duration, and are instructed by a qualified & experienced adult-only staff.

“This was an excellent introduction to programming. The Camp is well run, organized, and my son liked the instructor and other students. He definitely wants to return for another session.”
- Greg, Parent, Cal Lutheran University
Summer Tech Camps for Kids & Teens ages 7-18:

iD Tech Camp:
- Week-long Day camps for ages 7-17
- Week-long Overnight camps for ages 10-17 

iD Programming Academy:
- 2-week, pre-college programs for ages 13-18

iD Game Design & Development Academy:
- 2-week, pre-college programs for ages 13-18

iD Film Academy:
- 2-week, pre-college programs for ages 13-18

Accredited Continuing Education Units are available from all iD Academy locations.
Wizbots Robotics, Bay Area Year-Round & Summer Camps
Courses / Programs
Wizbots combines LEGO® robotics, Java coding, and lots of imagination to provide a unique STEM learning experience for kids (ages 8-14) in the San Francisco Bay Area.

With no prerequisites, Wizbots is the perfect opportunity for novices to first learn about robotics, yet it's self-paced format also acts to further the skills of those who already have experience.

Using LEGO® MINDSTORMS® and Java, your child will journey from Novice towards Master in our project-based, gamified curriculum. By tackling new projects, challenging creativity, and exercising problem-solving, campers learn engineering, programming, math, and physics in a hands-on, collaborative way.

Parents can experience all the fun too with camper project videos posted online to see and share! We offer affordable half day, full day, and extended care options in convenient locations across the Bay Area.

We operate year-round through Summer Camps, After School programs, and Birthday Parties.
Robotic and Coding Labs - both Summer Camps and After School programs - using LEGO robotics and Java programming for students ages 8-14:

- Hands-on, project-based work
- Kids work at their own pace
- Fundamental structures
- Core Sensors
- Advanced mechanisms
- Sophisticated programming
- Advanced sensors

Robotics Labs using LEGO robotics and Java programming for campers ages 8-14 in:
- Burlingame
- Cupertino
- Los Altos
- Menlo Park
- Palo Alto
- San Carlos
- Mountain View
- San Jose
- Sunnyvale
- Union City
Coppercreek Camp, Northern California
Courses / Programs
Located in beautiful Northern California (about 5 hours from the San Francisco Bay Area), Coppercreek Camp provides a wide range of Traditional and Activity-based Summer Camp programs to boys and girls ages 7+.

All in all, we provide campers with free choice of over 50 activities, including English riding and horse care, a high challenge course, wakeboarding and water sports, kayaking, drama, crafts, archery and riflery, backpacking, golf, mountain biking, BMX and much more.

We are located on 200 acres of private land, surrounded by 1000 acres of private and National Forest with miles of trails for riding, biking, hiking and playing. Our sleeping cabins are comfortable and rustic, sleeping 6 to 7 campers and a counselor in bunk beds.
Traditional Summer Camp:
- Grades 1-10
- Wide variety of activities

Equestrian Program:
- Grades 1-10
- Daily horseriding lessons

TREK Teen Adventure Camp:
- Grades 8-12
- 2-week high-adventure program

CIT / Teen Leadership Training:
- Grades 10-12
- Designed to give teens the responsibilities, privileges and social time that they need