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Summer Camps have ended for 2017, check back in Spring 2018 for summer camp schedules. 

Below are the summer camps from summer 2017. We are looking forward to running Camp Calistoga for its second year, as well as other summer camps! For more information, call Recreation Services at (707) 942-2838.

Summer 2017:

Camp Calistoga

Calistoga Recreation Services has been working hard to find the perfect instructors to join in on this new and exciting camp offered for kids ages 6-12 at the Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga! This camp has extreme flexibility and many unique classes to ensure a successful fun filled summer!

How Camp Calistoga Works:

  1. Pick a week             
  2. Pick the times you would like to attend      
  3. Pick your favorite activity within the time frame         
  4. Register and come have a blast at Camp Calistoga

Camp will run for two weeks, July 17-21 and July 24 - 28, 2017.

 Listed below are some of our summer 2017 class descriptions, but please check back for a detailed weekly schedule when registration opens!

Batman’s Gotham Gadgets with LEGO®
Take on Gotham's villains by designing and building Batman's favorite crime-fighting machines! Build the Bat Tumbler, craft a Batwing, and design your very own Batcave, all out of LEGO. Then use your projects to help save the city! This is a 2 period class. 

STEM FUNdamentals with LEGO®
Power on your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies, and tens of thousands of LEGO®! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as Snowmobiles, Towers, Catapults, and Battletracks! Design and build as never before! 

Bashem’ Bots using LEGO®
Have you ever wanted to learn how to make a massive motorized LEGO machine? Students will re-engineer standard LEGO vehicles into mechanized machines that can navigate challenging obstacles, battle against fellow bots, and take on Play-Well Instructors’ colossal creations.This is a 2 period class. 

Art Adventures 
We will explore a different medium and technique each day. Make 3-D wood sculptures, discover the magic of printmaking and learn new ways to paint. Improve your art skills and make memories!

Creative Crafts
Come explore creating arts and crafts. We will dive into a different craft each day. Walk away with projects like marbled paper, perler necklaces and flower monograms.

Ceramics
Students will be introduced to various styles of ceramic art and guided in construction, carving and decorating their very own pieces!

Painting and  Drawing
Participants will learn basic drawing, color theory and painting. Various mediums will be explored with a variety of subject matter.

Outdoor Explorers
Living in Calistoga, we have a rich outdoor environment that is open to everyone!  Campers spend two class periods exploring our vast outdoor options and looking at different plants, animals, and habitats that are native to this region. Activities will include hiking various local trails and learning some basics about hiking and how to stay safe outdoors. Please make sure campers wear sturdy shoes and sunscreen; we advise bringing a small backpack and water bottle.  This is a 2 period class.