2021 Camps 

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Mini Guards

(not associated with Junior Guards)

June 14-18 and June 28-July 2 

Santa Cruz (mid-county beaches)

For kids ages three to twelve!

Meet our fun and loving staff beachside in Santa Cruz (mid county beaches) daily for some fun in the sand! Exercise, activities, crafts, fun science lessons, and very basic water entry are on the schedule daily. Try a variety of sports, one step at a time, on the sand.  We offer a 1:3 ratio of chaperones to kids for safety! Bring bagged lunches, a towel, and your favorite sunscreen. We do the rest! Registration includes a camp hoodie!
 

 
Santa Cruz Codes

 

July 6-9

In-person in Watsonville or virtual

$225

 

For ages 11-17, all levels. Complete three fun and creative coding projects in three days. Make a simple Java Script game with graphics, a website you believe-in using HTML and JSS, and an interactive text project with Python. Students will be supported building their projects whether they have no experience coding or have taken a coding class before! Take a break mid-week for a beach day with fellow campers, or if you’re not in the local area or want to stay virtual, to complete a hands-on electronic tinkering project that will be mailed to you.

 

This camp has a virtual option and a fully in-person option. Students may be dropped off in Watsonville with a bag lunch and portable computer if they choose in-person, or may complete the projects virtually from home with instructor on zoom.

 

Limited to ten campers to allow plenty of individualized support!

 
Whitewater Camp

 

July 12-16

American River, Coloma

$550

Go mild or wild... Choose a nice calm rafting trip down the lower middle fork to get your feet wet, or step it up a notch for the south fork (Rapids for ages 10 and up)! Camp outdoors on the American River in Coloma, sleeping under the stars in warm weather. Enjoy recreation time by the river when not rafting.

Includes three breakfasts, three lunches and dinners, a camp T-shirt, rafting fees, camping near the river, and transportation from the Santa Cruz area.
 

 
Summer Elevated

 

July 19-23

Mary Smith Campground, Lewiston Lake 

$350

Join us at the base of the beautiful Trinity Alps by the shores of Lewiston Lake. Our campsite at Mary Smith Campground is ten feet from the water under shade trees, and it's always warm enough to jump in or play on our water toys! Visit the Trinity River for an afternoon and fish or explore, then enjoy the lake in a patio boat for the day, exploring, relaxing, and finding new places to jump in the water. 

 

Includes: Four nights camping, four dinners, four breakfasts, four lunches, travel to and from the Santa Cruz area and a camp t-shirt.