Creators & Explorers

Creators & Explorers Camp

Aurora’s Creators & Explorers Camps are a full or half day of fun! Each day all campers rotate through and participate in a variety of activities including: Science, Coding, Woodshop, Creative Writing, Arts & Crafts and Sports & Games.

Open to campers entering grades K-6 and Counselors in Training entering grades 7-12.

Adventures in Science
From simple experiments to engineering challenges, we’ll explore scientific concepts designed for fun and learning!

You will work on individual or group projects ranging from very simple to abstract inventions, all while learning basic tools and methods in woodworking. It’s fun, challenging, and inspiring.

Using the well know curriculum and Scratch / Scratch Jr. programming language to teach basic coding principles, your camper will be able to explore the word of coding at their own pace at an age-appropriate level.

Creative Writing & Comics
Let your imagination take over! Here’s a chance to learn how to take all those wonderful ideas and put them on paper, whether as short stories or comic strips.

Sports & Games
This is the kids chance to move, grove, and have fun out on the yard. We will explore sports of all types along with other active games such as tag, obstacle courses, and more!

Arts & Crafts
This part of our camp day will include a vast array of kid-tested crafts of every sort. Projects will range from simple paper and pencil crafts to the more involved use of specialized materials such as clay and paint. Crafts will be adjusted as needed to be age appropriate.

Camp Details



Session 1: June 19 – 23 SESSION FULL
Session 2: June 26 – 30 SESSION FULL


Full Day: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Half Day 9:00 am – 1:00 pm


Full: $495, Half: $330

Save $20 before February 1!

Extended Care Options

Before Care from 8:30 am – 9:00 am is included in cost

After Care until 5:00 pm is $150 per week (pre-registration required)



A Typical Day in the Life of a Creator/Explorer

8:30 am:
Before Care Available
9:00 am:
9:45 am:
10:30 am:
Snack / Free Play Outside
11:00 am:
Adventures in Science
11:45 am:
Creative Writing & Comics
12:30 pm:
Lunch / Free Play Outside (Half Day Campers Leave)
1:15 pm:
Sports & Games
2:00 pm:
Arts & Crafts
3:00 pm:
Camp Day Ends/Available After Care Begins
5:00 pm:
After Care Ends

The Fine Print

Extended Care

Drop off anytime between 8:30 and 9:00 am, included with the cost of camp. You may register for after care until 5:00pm for a cost of $150 per week. You must either add this option during your initial registration or before the Monday of the week prior to the session start.

Payment Options

You may choose to pay for your camp tuition either in full at the time of registration or with a monthly payment plan. Payment in full may be made via an electronic check withdrawal (e-check) or credit card. The monthly payment plan requires an automatic withdrawal from a bank account or credit card to be set up at registration. We will divide your payments into equal amounts for each month, charged on the 15th of each month, ending on June 15th. While your monthly payment amounts will be consistent, they will vary depending on when you register and the number of months left until June. Full details are on the registration site. Please feel free to email any questions to the camp director, Josh Johnson or call him at (510) 428-2606 x 208.


Your camp tuition is refundable minus a the non-refundable deposit of $50 up until 6 weeks before a session begins. At the 6 week mark your tuition becomes non-refundable.

Financial Assistance

Partial financial aid is available for students of Aurora School only. Please contact the camp director before April 1 to apply.

Rolling admissions are open for the 2023-24 school year!
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