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A+ Summer Pre-College

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A+ Pre-College

A+ Summer Pre-College engages rising 11th and 12th graders in college-level academic activities. Our comprehensive curriculum allows students to build and employ the higher-level thinking skills they will need to succeed in college. Over the course of two weeks, students will attend courses in college writing, reading and research methods, and presentation skills. Students will also receive seminars and lectures covering study skills necessary for college, such as time management, course/major selection, note taking and critical reading.


A+ Summer High School

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A+ High School

A+ Summer High School challenges rising 9th and 10th graders with high-level academic activities that develop the skills needed for high school success and achievement. Over the course of seven days, students will attend classes in advanced argumentative writing, critical reading, and logic/problem solving. Students will also receive seminars and lectures covering study skills and strategies such as time management, note taking, and course planning.


A+ Summer Middle School

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A+ Summer Middle School

Overview of A+ Summer Middle School

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A+ Middle School

A+ Summer Middle School immerses students in an environment that encourages advanced thinking, creative problem solving, and a lifelong love of learning. For six days, students will explore their potential as inventors, detectives, and strategists. Interdisciplinary classes will strengthen students’ talents in reading, writing, math, and science, while pushing them to employ these skills in new and imaginative ways.


College Admission Prep Camp (TM)

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CAPC Original

College Admission Prep Camp is an 11-day program that comprehensively prepares students for the college admissions process. It gives students the unique chance to live on a prestigious college campus, learn about college life first-hand, and prepare for significant academic opportunities with the help and guidance of experienced professionals.


College Admission Prep Camp Intensive

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CAPC Intensive

College Admission Prep Camp Intensive is a 19-day immersive program that prepares students for the increasingly competitive college admission process by providing expert instruction in SAT prep, college guidance counseling, and personal statement writing. Additionally, students visit top colleges and go on excursions to local attractions.


California Actors Workshop

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CAW High School


Computer Camp

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Computer Camp

Computer Camp gives students in grades 4-12 hands-on instruction to develop practical and creative computer skills. Students can attend specialized sessions of web design, JAVA programming, and more.


Video Production Camp

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Video Production

Video Production Camp is a fun and exciting program that allows students to work directly with film and video professionals. Campers produce, direct, light, shoot, and edit like the experts as they make their own movies. Students will learn to utilize titles, graphics, music, voice-over, and live-action video while developing leadership, communication, project management, creative design, and technical skills. 


Advanced Video Production

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Advanced Video Production

Advanced Video Production Camp offers students entering grades 9 – 12 the unique opportunity to develop multimedia production skills including scripting for video, lighting, directing, shooting, editing, and special effects. This advanced camp is perfect for high-schoolers who have already dabbled in digital filmmaking (or even who have attained substantial mastery already) and for those who have completed the basic Video Production Camp and want to go further.

 

 


Public Speaking Institute - Regular Program

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Public Speaking Institute

Designed to help students build confidence in their public speaking skills, our Public Speaking Institute trains students in grades 4-12 in public speaking, logic, and rhetoric through an interactive and dynamic curriculum that encourages incremental progress through ongoing practice and exercise. 


Public Speaking Institute - Advanced Program

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Advanced Public Speaking Institute

Held at Stanford University, Advanced Public Speaking Institute is designed for high school students who are already comfortable speaking in public and are prepared to make their voices heard. Students have access to our most experienced speech and debate faculty, trusted instructors and coaches who gently push the students to hone their speaking abilities and excel in their persuasive pursuits. 


Mock Trial

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American Legal Experience

Argue before a jury of peers at the American Legal Experience. ALE offers high school students a unique opportunity to learn public speaking skills through a focus on the American government and judicial system. Two programs are offered: Mock Trian, an intensive "courtroom" program offered at Stanford University, and Leadership and the Law, a seminar in government, law, and leadership held at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. 


Prep Camp Excel ™

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Prep Camp Excel

Excel prepares 9th-10th grade students to succeed to their full potential in high school while getting a taste of life on a college campus. Participants will develop academic essay writing skills, get test taking practice and training (including PSAT practice tests) and work on study and presentation skills to improve classroom performance.


Emerging Writers Institute - 10th - 12th Grade

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Emerging Writers Institute

Live the literary life with the Emerging Writers Institute. EWI develops and supports students' imaginative writing of poetry, plays, fiction, and nonfiction. Students in grades 10-12 will be challenged technically and artistically through guided daily writing workshops, one-on-one instructor evaluations, presentations of their work, and field trips designed to inspire their work. 


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Summer Focus at UC Berkeley


East Coast College Tour

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East Coast College Tour

Selecting the right university can be one of the most important and difficult decisions each student needs to make. East Coast College Tour helps students unpack and demystify this important process. Students in grades 10-12 begin this chaperoned trip with a full day touring historic Boston. Over the course of the next five days, students visit nearly a dozen prestigious schools such as Harvard, Tufts, Boston University, Yale, MIT, NYU, UPenn, Columbia, Georgetown, and George Washington. 


California College Tour

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East Coast College Tour

Selecting the right university can be one of the most important and difficult decisions each student needs to make. East Coast College Tour helps students unpack and demystify this important process. Students in grades 10-12 begin this chaperoned trip with a full day touring historic Boston. Over the course of the next five days, students visit nearly a dozen prestigious schools such as Harvard, Tufts, Boston University, Yale, MIT, NYU, UPenn, Columbia, Georgetown, and George Washington. 


A+ Summer Leadership

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A+ Summer Leadership

A+ Summer Leadership for Middle School and High School students has been constructed with the view that the most significant way to encourage students into taking future leadership roles is to develop the skills and capabilities that will enable students to speak up in class, solve problems creatively, and to communicate with confidence. 


Camp Brainy Bunch

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Camp Brainy Bunch

Check out photos from some of our previous camps by clicking on the different camp links to the right. 

We like to update and improve programs each summer. Activites featured in past photos may not be port of our current or future camp programs. 

 


High School Actors Workshop (Abridged)


Summer Focus at UC Berkeley - Session C Add On


Leadership and the Law


English Immersion: Public Speaking

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English Immersion: Public Speaking

When learning a new language it is important for students to place special emphasis on the ability to speak effectively and with comfort. Through this program, students will be able to sharpen their communication abilities in a way that will allow them to be more articulate and confident as they communicate their ideas.


English Immersion: Two Week Suite

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English Immersion

This unique program will welcome Intermediate to Advanced Intermediate students from around the world who wish to improve their English skills in an immersive, fun and supportive atmosphere.Students will experience the beautiful UC Berkeley campus as they will live in the UC Berkeley Residence halls and eat their meals in the UC Berkeley dining hall. As they are immersed in the heart of this prestigious American University students will interact daily with native speakers as they gain confidence and fluency.


Science Camps for Girls


Emerging Writers Institute - 7th - 9th Grade


CAPC Choice


English Immersion: Emerging Writers


Coed Science Camps