Explore 2019 Summer Camps

We are pleased to offer a variety of programs that emphasize fun, learning, and engaging new experiences: ingredients for an enriching summer. Through individual and group activities, students will experience the spirit of adventure while developing individual skills and self-confidence. Our program has something for everyone!

Camp Offerings

Week of June 3-7

All Sports Camp | Students Entering Grades 4-8

Join Mrs. Ria Walker and Mr. Kyle Riches for a week of excitement and fun. Come to All Sports camp for a week filled with everything from daily competitions, recreational games, and fun-filled days in the sun. This camp features something for everyone: individual skill development, team sports, afternoon water games, and the legendary scavenger hunt and talent show! This week is an absolute must if you're looking for fun!

June 3-7 | 8:00 am - 3:00 pm (Open Gym from 8:00 am - 9:00 am)
Upper Campus | Grades 4-8
Directors: Ria Walker and Kyle Riches
$375

Beginner Volleyball Camp | Students Entering Grades 4-8

Beginner volleyball camp is for anyone who wants to learn or has limited experience to volleyball. Campers will learn the basics of passing, setting, hitting and serving through fun and engaging games and drills. The goal of this camp is to teach, inspire, and learn team-building skills so that at the end of camp, campers feel a sense of accomplishment in learning a lifelong sport. The camp is led by the High School Varsity Volleyball coach who has 4 years of coaching experience at Pinewood and 9 years in total.

A light snack will be provided at the beginning of camp as it immediately follows the All Sports Camp.

June 3-6 (M-Th)| 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Upper Campus | Grades 4-8
Director: Jennifer King
$150

BLAST! All Sports! | Students Entering Grades 1-3

BLAST! into summer with Mr. Slayton for a non-stop week of all your child's favorite traditional and modified sports, games, and sports related arts and crafts. We promote a relaxed, inclusive, non-competitive, and FUN environment where your child is guided by our most awesomely awesome counselors (typically Pinewood Upper Campus students). We strive for a Counselor to Camper ratio of 1:5 so the kids get the proper guidance and attention they deserve. Aftercare is available M-F from 2:30 pm-5:30 pm!

June 3-7 | 8:30 am - 2:30 pm Aftercare 2:30 pm-5:30 pm
Middle Campus | Grades 1-3 (Incoming Pinewood kindergarten siblings are welcome to attend.)
Director: Andrew Slayton
$400 ($75 off for the first 20 signups!*)
$150 Aftercare (no pro-rate option)
*TEXT Mr. Slayton directly at (415) 350-2379 to claim your discount.


Board Game Design | Students Entering Grades 6-8

Enjoy board games? Interested in a career in game design? Join Ms. Phillips (former “game guru” at Victory Point Games) for a fun-filled week of board game play and design. We will spend each morning playing and learning games of a variety of genres - party, strategy, luck, Euro-style, cooperative, deckbuilding, hand management, heavy strategy, light strategy, and more! Then, each afternoon, we will work on our own game designs, culminating with a playtesting session on Friday afternoon (friends and family are welcome!). We will also have a visit from a successful local board game designer. Understanding how to design a great board game helps develop planning, problem solving, and logical thinking skills, which are applicable to many aspects of life and career. They can also be used in building video games and many other story-based forms of entertainment. And playing new board games is tons of fun!

June 3-7 | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Upper Campus | Grades 6-8
Director: Rachel Phillips
$450

Italian Club | Students Entering Grades 4-7

Travel throughout Italy one region at a time and experience the music, art, history, and most importantly, the food, of one of the world's most beloved destinations. Master the art of your favorite Italian recipes, including homemade pasta, pizza, and gelato. Along the way, pick up Italian phrases you can use on your next vacation. A presto!

Students may bring snacks but will prepare and eat lunch during camp each day.

June 3-7 | 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Aftercare 2:00 - 5:00 pm
Lower Campus | Grades 4-7
Director: Maria Johnson
$350 | Space is limited to 10 students.
Aftercare offered from 2:00 - 5:00 pm for an additional fee.

Week of June 10-14

Improv + Cabaret | Students Entering Grades 2-8

Start off your summer vacation by shining onstage! Camp Directors Lauren Post (Middle Campus Musical Theater Faculty) and Susie Danzig (Lower Campus Musical Theater Faculty) invite all actors for a week of fun on the stage, specifically focusing on improvisational theater games games designed to give actors confidence to make bold choices onstage and of course to have fun. Campers will also have the opportunity to perform solos, duets and ensemble numbers from today’s most popular musicals as we present what we’ve learned in a final performance for friends and family on the last day of camp.

June 10-14 | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm | Aftercare until 5:00 pm available for an additional fee
Middle Campus | Grades 2-8
Directors: Lauren Post and Susie Danzig
$425

Sports and Leadership | Students Entering Grades 4-8

Join Mrs. Ria Walker and Mr. Kyle Riches for a week of sports practicing leadership. This camp gives campers the opportunity to develop life-long skills like self-confidence, independence, and a sense of achievement. They will accomplish this through a variety of challenges and team sports.

June 10-14 | 8:00 am - 3:00 pm (Open Gym from 8:00 am - 9:00 am)
Middle Campus | Grades 4-8
Directors: Ria Walker and Kyle Riches
$375

Week of June 17-21

Annie, the Musical | Week 1 of 2 | Students Entering Grades 2-8

It's showtime! Camp Directors Lauren Post (Middle Campus Musical Theater Faculty) and Susie Danzig (Lower Campus Musical Theater Faculty) are joining forces again for a two-week intensive theater camp. Campers will audition, rehearse and perform Annie, the Musical for their friends and family. We will focus on stage presence through character development, dancing, singing and (of course) we will have fun and let our creativity grow with theater games.

June 17-28 (two weeks) | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm | Final Performance on June 28th at 1:15 pm
Middle Campus | Grades 2-8
Directors: Lauren Post and Susie Danzig
$725 (two weeks)

Craft and Water Mania | Students Entering Grades K-6 *W*

Don't miss the fun! Play water games and make creative, unique crafts, like GAK and tie-dye t-shirts, each morning. Explore and picnic at different water-themed parks, like Golfland Water Slides and Shoreline Paddleboats, each afternoon! Bring your lunch, sunscreen and clothes that can get wet. Grab a friend and come join us!

June 17-21 | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Middle Campus | Grades K-6
Director: Kristine Kiene
$425 (park fees/supplies not included)
Additional supervision will be provided at the water parks.
Drop-off and pick-up will be at Middle Campus.

*W* A Parental Permission, Emergency Consent and Waiver of Liability form is required.

Girls Varsity Soccer | Students Entering Grades 8-12

This soccer camp is for current, past, and up-coming Pinewood Girls Varsity players. Each day we will focus on a specific skill such as: passing, dribbling, shooting, and trapping. We will also incorporate both technical and tactical strategy in game-like situations. Please wear cleats and shin guards.

June 17-20 (M-Th) | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Upper Campus | Grades 8-12
Director: Whitney Wood
$200

Girls Volleyball | Students Entering Grades 8-12

This camp is specifically designed for 8th-12th grade girls who are interested in pursuing volleyball at Upper Campus. We welcome beginners to returning High School players who want to get ready for the Fall 2019 season. Players will be split onto 2 courts based on skill level so that everyone is challenged to reach their fullest potential. We will run drills and games to help improve overall volleyball skills and build team morale. The camp is led by the High School Varsity Volleyball coach who has 4 years of coaching experience at Pinewood and 9 years in total.

June 17-20 (M-Th) | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Upper Campus | Grades 8-12
Director: Jennifer King
$150

Science, Service, and Exploration | Students Entering Grades 4-7

Explore local habitats and contribute to improving them for the people, plants and animals that inhabit them. Help restore wetlands in the San Francisco Bay, raise native plants for a nursery that supports environmental education in impacted communities, and help a local wild animal education program. This camp encourages youth to investigate the rich natural habitats and actively support the organizations and people that are dedicated to improving the conditions of the human and ecological communities around us.

June 17-21 | 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Middle Campus | Grades 4-7
Director: Beto Bracho
$400

Week of June 24-28

Annie, the Musical | Week 2 of 2 | Students Entering Grades 2-8

It's showtime! Camp Directors Lauren Post (Middle Campus Musical Theater Faculty) and Susie Danzig (Lower Campus Musical Theater Faculty) are joining forces again for a two-week intensive theater camp. Campers will audition, rehearse and perform Annie, the Musical for their friends and family. We will focus on stage presence through character development, dancing, singing and (of course) we will have fun and let our creativity grow with theater games.

June 17-28 (two weeks) | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm | Final Performance on June 28th at 1:15 pm
Middle Campus | Grades 2-8
Directors: Lauren Post and Susie Danzig
$725 (two weeks)

Science, Service, and Exploration | Students Entering Grades 4-7

Explore local habitats and contribute to improving them for the people, plants and animals that inhabit them. Help restore wetlands in the San Francisco Bay, raise native plants for a nursery that supports environmental education in impacted communities, and help a local wild animal education program. This camp encourages youth to investigate the rich natural habitats and actively support the organizations and people that are dedicated to improving the conditions of the human and ecological communities around us.

June 24-28 | 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Middle Campus | Grades 4-7
Director: Beto Bracho
$400

August

Musical Theater Audition Workshop | Students Entering Grades 5-12

Wrap up your summer with an INTENSIVE three day musical theater audition workshop. Under the guidance of Ms. Post (Middle Campus Musical Theater Faculty) each camper will work on perfecting their monologues (solo speeches) and songs so that they will be ready to nail any audition which comes their way! Campers will learn what it takes to pick and prepare the perfect audition material, consisting of songs and monologues, as well as working on basic dance combinations. Because this camp is short in time but intense in content, it is recommended for older students who have a passion for the stage.

August 7-9 (W-F) | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Middle Campus | Grades 5-12
Directors: Lauren Post
$350

Upper Campus Preparation Workshop | Students Entering Grades 7-9

This one-day workshop is designed for new Upper Campus students in grades 7, 8, and 9 (currently enrolled students coming from Middle Campus as well as students who have recently been admitted to Pinewood) to help them get acclimated to our school and expectations. We focus on how to make the most out of Upper Campus, and we also discuss executive function skills that boost academic success, such as organization, planning, and emotional self-regulation. This camp fills quickly, so register early!

August 13 (1 day) | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Upper Campus | Grades 7-9
Directors: Sabrina Strand
$150 | Space is limited to 25 students

Schedule

The listings below reflect the grade your student will be entering in the 2019-20 academic year.

Week of June 3-7

All Sports Camp*June 3-78:00am-3:00pmGrades 4-8$375Upper CampusWalker/Riches
BLAST! All Sports!**June 3-78:30am-2:30pmGrades 1-3$400Middle CampusSlayton
Beginner Volleyball CampJune 3-63:15pm-5:15pmGrades 4-8$150Upper CampusKingM-Th
Board Game DesignJune 3-79:00am-3:00pmGrades 6-8$450Upper CampusPhillips
Italian Club**June 3-79:00am-2:00pmGrades 4-7$350Lower CampusJohnsonMax: 10 students


*Open Gym: 8:00am-9:00am
**Aftercare available


Week of June 10-14

Improv + Cabaret

June 10-14

9:00am-3:00pm

Grades 2-8

$425

Middle Campus

Post/Danzig

Sports + Leadership*

June 10-148:00am-3:00pmGrades 4-8$375Middle CampusWalker/Riches

*Open Gym: 8:00am-9:00am


Week of June 17-21

Annie, the Musical (Week 1/2)June 17-289:00am-3:00pmGrades 2-8$750Middle CampusPost/Danzig
Craft + Water ManiaJune 17-219:00am-3:00pmGrades K-6$425*Middle CampusKiene
Girls Varsity SoccerJune 17-2010:00am-12:00pmGrades 8-12$200Upper CampusWoodM-Th
Girls Volleyball CampJune 17-205:30pm-7:30pmGrades 8-12$150Upper CampusKingM-Th
Science, Service, and ExplorationJune 17-218:00am-3:00pmGrades 4-7$400Middle CampusBrachoMax: 9 students

*Plus park admission and supply fees


Week of June 24-28

Annie, the Musical (Week 2/2)June 17-289:00am-3:00pmGrades 2-8$750Middle CampusPost/Danzig
Science, Service, and ExplorationJune 24-288:00am-3:00pmGrades 4-7$400Middle CampusBrachoMax: 9 students


August

Musical Theater Audition WorkshopAugust 7-912:00pm-3:00pmGrades 5-12$350Middle CampusPostW-F

Upper Campus Preparation WorkshopAugust 13
9:00am-1:00pmGrades 7-9$150Upper CampusStrandMax: 25 students



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