Summer Camps

2022 Summer Camp Information

Please see below for the three types of camps we are offering this summer. Linked pages with all the details for each type of camp are available both in the main menu and by clicking on the links in the camp descriptions. Below is the general info for the camps with dates, rates, and a basic description.

Registration now open, limited spots still available.

For more information, please email joshj@auroraschool.org or call Josh Johnson, Aurora's Camps Director, at (510) 428-2606 ext 208.

Thank you.

Play! Explore! Perform!

Spend the summer learning, creating and exploring in a supportive loving environment. Aurora’s experienced staff and small groups give our campers lots of individual attention for an extra fun summer. All summer camps are open to both the Aurora community and non-Aurora families.

Kids performing on stage in summer camp theater class

Theater Arts Camp

“The Giant Peach”

FULL – Register for the waitlist

In an Aurora adaption of “James and the Giant Peach”, campers will create their own costumes and sets, and sing, dance and act their hearts out! Live performance during the last week of camp, either via zoom or with a limited audience, depending on current health guidance at the time.

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Dates & Schedule

July 5 – July 29

9:00 am – 3:00 pm
$1,895 per 4 week session

Save $100 by February 15!

Open to Grades K – 6 (entering)

Limited CIT Spots for Grades 7-12

Girl writing with paper and pencil in summer camp writing class

Creators & Explorers

An updated version on our popular camp! Offered in three one week sessions, either half or full day.

**FULL – REGISTER FOR THE WAITLIST**

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Dates & Schedule

Session 1: June 20 – 24

Session 2: June 27 – July 1

Session 3: August 1 – 5

Half Day: 9:00 – 1:00 $295

Full Day: 9:00 – 3:00 $450

Open to Grades K – 6 (entering)

Limited CIT Spots for Grades 7-12

Sample Schedule

9:00 – 9:45 Adventures in Science

9:45 – 10:30 Coding

10:30 – 11:00 Snack / Recess

11:00 – 11:45 Creative Writing / Comics

11:45 – 12:30 Sports & Games

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch / Half Day P/U

1:30 – 2:15 Arts & Crafts

2:15 – 3:00 Garden Forest Play

3:00 Full Day Pick Up

Kids performing on stage in summer camp theater class

TechKnowHow: LEGO & Engineering Camps

Meaningful STEM education through projects kids love! Back on the Aurora Campus for 2022!

ALL BUT TWO SESSIONS ARE FULL

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Dates & Schedule

9:00 am – 3:30 pm

$529 per 1 week session ($425 for week of July 5)

Week 1: June 20 – 24

  •  LEGO Building Adventures for ages 5 – 8
  •  Girls STEAM Tech Camp for ages 7 – 11

Week 2: June 27 – July 1

  • Pokemania LEGO & Game Making for ages 6 – 9
  • Minecraft & LEGO Creators for ages 6 – 10

Week 3: July 5 – July 8 (4 days only)

  • Space Missions: LEGO Robotics & Game Coding for ages 8 – 12
  • Intermediate Minecraft: Command Blocks, Redstone, & Game Coding for ages 7 – 10

Week 4: July 11 – July 15

  • LEGO Building Adventures for ages 5 – 8
  • Girls STEAM Tech Camp for ages 7 – 11

Week 5: July 18 – July 22

  • Pokemania LEGO & Game Making for ages 6 – 9
  • Space Missions: LEGO Robotics & Game Coding for ages 8 – 12

Week 6: July 25 – July 29

  • LEGO Building Adventures for ages 5 – 8
  • Minecraft & LEGO Creators for ages 6 – 10

Week 7: August 1 – August 5

  • Pokemania LEGO & Game Making for ages 6 – 9
  • Intermediate Minecraft: Command Blocks, Redstone, & Game Coding for ages 7 – 10

Extended Care Options

Morning Care: All camps begin at 9am, and you can drop off your camper(s) as early as 8:30 at no extra charge.

After Care: Care until 5pm will be available to those that pre-register only. You may add a weekly after care option during your initial registration or anytime up to the week before a session begins. Cost is $150 per week.

The Fine Print: Camp Policies and COVID Response Plan

Due to our camps being inside for a significant portion of the day, only vaccinated staff and campers will be able to attend any of the Aurora camps. Weekly testing will be available weekly on Mondays (Tuesday for week of July 4). Masks are required except when eating. Please see the individual camp pages for the full details on refunds, deposits, and payment options. Make sure all your questions are answered either on this site, or by contacting the camp director, before completing your online registration.