501 Cedar St Ste C, Santa Cruz CA 95060  |   831-331-5611  |  malika@santacruzlearningcenter.com

Projects

  • Design your own cape
  • Make your own gadget
  • Make a mask
  • Finger puppet superhero
  • Pencil superhero
  • Obstacle course

 Daily Schedule

8:30 am         Drop-off (extended day kids)

9:45-10 am    Drop-off

                       Morning games & icebreakers

10 am             Lesson & Theme activities 

                       Art and Science

​                      Imagination Emporium                                     Thursdays!

12:00 pm       Afternoon Field trip

                      Camp BBQs on Tuesdays!

5:00 pm        Pick up

          Extended hours activities 

5:30 pm        Pick up (extended day kids)

Projects

  • Light up Electromagnetic Wand
  • Flying Dragons
  • Potion Bottles
  • Charms Pouch
  • Clothespin Mermaid
  • Pinecone Elf
  • Snow owls
  • Dissect Owl Pellets

Projects

  • Sneaker Wings
  • Caterpillar to Butterfly Craft
  • Clothespin Insects
  • Bottle Cap Bugs
  • Pop Up Insect Garden
  • Bristlebot Bugs
  • Worms in Dirt Snack

Drop Off & Pick Up Information

Summer Camps 2019

Projects

  • Make Your Own Flea Circus
  • Clothespin Clowns
  • Make a Sock Animal
  • Mosaic Animal 
  • Pom Pom Birds
  • Stilt Walkers
  • Special Effects Make-Up

Projects

  • Dino Eggs
  • Dino Rock Painting
  • Trapped in Amber Craft
  • Make a Fossil Scavenger Hunt
  • 3D Printing of a Fossil
  • Salt and Watercolor Painting
Below are our weekly themes and 
potential projects and field trips for each session 

Projects

  • Galaxy Jar
  • Straw Rockets
  • Flying Saucers
  • Space Slime 
  • Balancing Moon
  • Bottle Rockets
  • Earth Parfait Snack
  • Solar System Mobiles

Santa Cruz  Learning Center

Projects

  • Clothespin Shark Attack
  • Tornado bottles
  • Fish Mobile
  • Pool Noodle Shark
  • Wire Wrapped Sea Glass Pendant
  • Jello Aquariums
  • Chinese Dragon Caterpillar Kites

Projects 

  • Dancing Man Physics
  • Tension Exploding Popsicle Sticks
  • Recycle Robots
  • 3-D Printing Project
  • Ice Cream in a Bag
  • Solar Ovens

We are excited to offer a selection of week-long Summer camps based at SCLC!

What happens every week

Incorporating Science, Art, and Adventure EVERYDAY!

All camps are one week long

For ages 5-12

Monday-Friday 

9:45am-5:00pm 

Sliding Scale Prices

$175-$325/week
$100-$200/week for half-day
 

Pay what you can! 

Includes field trip and supply fees.

Extended care is available to include hours of 8:30 am-5:30 pm for an additional charge of $20 more per day.

Walking Bus to/from Main Beach Guards or beach camp for an additional $50/week charge. ​

T-Shirts: one shirt available on the first day of camp. 
Please include size in registration.



Drop Off: Please drop campers off at our new location at 501 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz.

Pick Up: Please pick up campers promptly at agreed upon time at 501 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz.

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact our summer camp information email at Summer2019SCLC@gmail.com

SESSION 1: June 10 - June 14
Mad Scientist Laboratory

Field Trips

  • NHS (skateboard factory)
  • Seymour Marine Lab
  • Bubbles at the Beach
  • Pizza My Heart Tour
  • Top-A-Lot Frozen Yogurt



Session 2: June 17 - June 21

Paleontologist Paradise

Field Trips

  • Sea Cliff Beach
  • Santa Cruz History Museum
  • Evergreen Cemetery
  • Cave Train (Boardwalk)
  • Cement Ship



Session 3: JUNE 24 - June 28
Creepy Crawly Creatures 

Field Trips

  • Henry Cowell
  • Nisene Marks
  • Tide Pools
  • Neary Lagoon walk
  • Pogo Nip




July 1 - JULY 5 NO CAMP


Session 4: JULY 8 - JULY 12
Wind, Water, Waves 

Field Trips

  • Beach to Fly Kites
  • Marine Exploration Center 
  • Wilder Ranch
  • Santa Cruz History Museum
    • Touch Tanks 
  • Natural Bridges Tide Pools



SESSION 5: JUly 15 - July 19
Area 51

Field Trips

  • Mystery Spot
  • Beach creature hunting
  • Orion Telescopes
  • Natural Bridges
  • NASA visitors center




SESSION 6: JULY 22 - JULY 26
SUPER SPORTS HERO SPECTACULAR

Field Trip

  • Football

  • Beach Soccer 

  • Basketball

  • Kickball

  • Fire Station

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SESSION 7: July 29 - AUGUST 2
CSI TRAINING

Field Trips

  • Beach to make plaster molds of shoe prints
  • More added soon!


Projects

  • Fingerprinting (magnetic dust and graphite)
  • Autopsy paper bag art
  • Bite prints
  • Tire Tracks Challenge
  • Extract your own DNA
  • Microscopic hair fibers


SESSION 8: AUGUST 5 - AUGUST 9
HOGWARTS SCHOOL OF WITCHCRAFT & WIZARDRY


Field Trips

  • Obstacle Course at the Park
  • Quidditch at Louden Nelson Park
  • Sand Castles at the Beach
  • Lighthouse
  • Martinelli’s Juice Tasting
  • Bigfoot Museum



WEEK 9: AUGUST 12 - AUGUST 16
​CARNIVAL AND CIRCUS TRICKS


Field Trips

  • Blue Ball Park
  • Circus at The Boardwalk
  • Pet Store
  • Horse Ranch