Dare to Do: Camp Whittier
Exciting one-week residential camp held in the Los Padres National Forest for girls entering 3rd through 9th grade. Practice life skills including decision-making, problem solving, goal setting, team building. Hiking, swimming, rock wall climbing, archery, science, nature exploration, arts, crafts, color war. Aug. 12-17, $300/member; $350/non-member. Scholarships available. Registration ends July 27. Call Kristina 963-4017, girlsincsb.org.
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Girls’ Golf Academy
Instruction by Page O’Brien Jasinski, PGA. Conducted at the beautiful seaside practice facilities of the Sandpiper Golf Club. Fun. Informative. Awesome. Full swing, short game, etiquette, and rules. Equipment provided as needed. Beginning and intermediate players welcome. Mon.-Fri., noon-3pm. $200/week. Ages 7-12: June 18-22, July 23-27, Aug. 13-17. Ages 13-17: July 9-13, Aug. 6-10. Maximum 6 girls/camp. Call 570-4591.
Girls Inc. Summer Adventure Club
Girls Inc. is dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Swimming, art, dance, cooking, soccer, gardening, hiking, science, drama, computers, basketball, reading, painting, and more. S.B., 531 E. Ortega St., 963-4017. Goleta Valley, 4973 Hollister Ave., 967-0319. June 25-Aug. 24, $130/week, financial aid available. Registration Mar. 12-Apr. 27. Contact girlsincsb.org.
Girls Inc. Summer Gymnastics Camp
For ages 5-15. Sessions are: June 25-29; July 9-13, 16-20, 23-27; Aug. 6-10, 13-17. Parents’ night out (last Fri. of every month). The best gymnastics birthday parties in town! Year-round classes: gymnastic (Levels 1-10), adult gymnastics, cheerleading, and tumbling. Williams C. Hall Gym, 531 E. Ortega St. Contact 963.4492, girlsincsb.org, Kcorrales@girlsincsb.org.
Westmont Warrior Summer Girls Basketball Camp
Girls of all skill levels receive instruction in basic sports and individual coaching by an outstanding staff. Emphasizes development through exciting drills and games in a fun, positive environment. Ages 7-14. July 16-20, Mon.-Fri., 9am-1pm. $160/week. Extended care available until 3pm, $5/hr. Westmont College. Contact 565-6010, westmont.edu/sports/camps.
Westmont Warrior Summer Girls Soccer Camp
Small groups and individual instruction characterize this camp, which provides beginning instruction in the fundamentals of movement. Ages 5-12. Aug. 6-10, Mon.-Fri., 9am-1pm. $160/week. Extended care available until 3pm, $5/hour. Westmont College. Contact 565-6010, westmont.edu/sports/camps.
Westmont Warrior Summer Girl’s Volleyball Camp
An introduction to the sport: combination of fundamentals and game play provide a fun learning experience for each camper. Girls of all skill levels receive instruction and coaching by an outstanding staff. Ages 8-14. June 25-29, Mon.-Fri., 9am-1pm. $160/week. Westmont College. Contact 565-6010, westmont.edu/sports/camps.
UCSB College Prep Volleyball
Elite-level volleyball camp featuring UCSB head coach Kathy Gregory and the Gaucho players. It’s sold out the past few years, so register early. For girls 14-19. One session July 16-19. $495/overnight or $400 for a commuting day camper. Contact 893-3913, recreation.ucsb.edu, firstname.lastname@example.org.
UCSB Gauchos All-Skills Girls Volleyball
Learn volleyball from UCSB head coach Kathy Gregory and the Gaucho players. It’s been sold out the past few years, so register early. For girls 12-17. One session July 20-23. $465/overnight or $380 for a commuting day camper. Contact 8933913, recreation.ucsb.edu, email@example.com.