Little Explorers | 3–4 years
Designed as an introduction to summer camp for your little ones, Little Explorers provides campers with a variety of developmentally-appropriate, themed activities. From the moment your Little Explorer arrives, our caring and qualified counselors will make each daily session safe and secure-with plenty of smiles, games, and fun! Each day will include water play, arts & crafts, and an introductory tennis lesson. A peanut-free snack and lunch is included.
Kids Camp | 5–12 years
Each week of Summer Camp will include organized sports instructed by qualified coaches—with drills, scrimmages, and fun games in between. Activities will include soccer, tennis, swimming, and Hip Hop. Campers will also go through rotations of art projects, group games, and educational activities each day. And the fun won’t stop there! Every Friday campers will enjoy a special themed day—everything from Inflatable Friday, to Kids in the Kitchen—to get campers excited for the end of the week! Please note that 30-minute, small-group swim lessons will be included four days a week all summer. Snack and lunch are included for Full Day and Morning Half Day Campers. Swim lessons will be provided to campers who attend full-day and morning half-day sessions. Hip-hop instruction and daily tennis lessons will be provided to campers who attend full-day and afternoon half-day sessions.
Counselor in Training | 13–15 years
Being a Counselor in Training (C.I.T.) can be a great way to transition from camper to counselor by learning job-related skills for the future, demonstrating leadership, acting as a mentor, sharing responsibility, and strengthening communication. A C.I.T. leads by example. They engage, participate, and assure that all campers are having a great experience.
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Action Movie Flix | Bay Club Carmel Valley | Half Day AM | ages 7-12
The favorite from 2018 is back! Students use a green screen, camera tricks & FX to create their own live-action action adventure movie. They’ll collaborate to write, act, & direct in this action-packed movie where kids will be taught action choreography to thrill the audience. Movies will be available for download 1 month after the program ends.
Minecraft Movie Flix | Bay Club Carmel Valley | Half Day PM | ages 7-12
Kids love Minecraft! New for 2019 – more set design features like lava-rivers and torches! Using stop-motion animation students will bring Steve, Alex, and more to life in movies they’ll storyboard, shoot and voice-over in age-appropriate groups. Movies will be available for download 1 month after the program ends.
Action and Minecraft Movie Flix | Bay Club Carmel Valley | Full Day Camp | ages 7-12
Students use a green screen, camera tricks & FX to create their own live-action action adventure movie. They’ll collaborate to write, act, & direct in this action-packed movie where kids will be taught action choreography to thrill the audience. Kids love Minecraft! New for 2019 – more set design features like lava-rivers and torches! Using stop-motion animation students will bring Steve, Alex, and more to life in movies they’ll storyboard, shoot and voice-over in age-appropriate groups. Movies will be available for download 1 month after the program ends.
Mad Science Camp | 4–10 years
Mad Science summer camps and vacation programs give kids the opportunity to learn about science through our interactive and hands-on science activities.
Red Hot Robots | Bay Club Carmel Valley | Session 4 | ages 5-10
Join Mad Science for an introduction to robots! Throughout the week, campers will become robot engineers as they build a unique motorized robot that transforms into four unique creatures, each increasing in difficulty.
Little Green Thumbs | Bay Club Carmel Valley | Session 10 | ages 4-5
Step into the garden to learn about soil, seeds, and sprouts in this camp that’s sure to inspire your budding gardener. Examine fruits, vegetables, plants, and leaves and learn about the interesting variety of creatures that live in and help your garden grow.
Pirate Adventure | Bay Club Carmel Valley | Session 3 | ages 4-6
Ahoy Mateys! Come Aboard as we travel to Pirate Island where we’ll find treasure chests, sandy beaches, colorful parrots and lots of fun and adventure!
Ocean Commotion | Bay Club Carmel Valley | Session 7 | ages 4-6
Discover octopus, turtles, sharks, stingrays, jellyfish, and sea stars in this art camp devoted to the underwater world! Join us as we paint, print, collage, stamp, stick, and sculpt as we create artwork inspired by our ocean environment! Along the way, we’ll read stories and play games and have a whale of a time!
ARTPALOOZA! | Bay Club Carmel Valley | Session 12 | ages 7-12
Paint, sculpt, draw, watercolor, collage, print, and design! It’s crazy creativity in this multi-media art camp! Let your imagination run wild with crazy creativity!
Lego Camp | 5–14 years
Play-Well TEKnologies provides project-based programs designed to teach principles and methods of engineering to children ages 5–14, using LEGO materials.
Harry Potter Magical Engineering using LEGO | Bay Club Carmel Valley | Session 5 | ages 5-8
Master the magic of Harry Potter using LEGO®! Build Diagon Alley in preparation for your trip to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Hop on your Broomstick and play Quidditch, and hone your magical skills while learning about advanced Muggle (STEM) concepts.
Minecraft Engineering with LEGO® Materials | Bay Club Carmel Valley | Session 11 AM & PM | ages 6-9
Bring Minecraft to life using tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as a motorized Creeper, a portal to the Nether, and a moving Minecart!
Mine, Craft, Build: Adventure Game with LEGO® Materials | Bay Club Carmel Valley |Session 11 Camp | ages 6-9
Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO® bricks! Resourcefulness, creativity, and cooperation come together in this unique building adventure game; roll the dice to mine for resources, and use these resources to build special items to help in our adventures! Build a Zoo, create a Medieval Castle, and design a Tree House Village! This experience is an original game designed by Play-Well instructors inspired by the popular game, Minecraft. Students will have a blast, even without any prior experience with Minecraft or the LEGO® building system.
Little Aces Tennis Camp | 4–6 years
Little Aces Tennis Camps are led by our tennis professionals using low-compression tennis balls and focus on beginner up to young intermediate players. Students will improve their athleticism (balance, coordination, and agility), and develop tennis-specific skills including swing shapes, footwork, and simple tactics. As players move into competition they will work together as teams in a variety of activities that integrate control, placement, teamwork, and fun! Campers should bring a nut-free snack and sunscreen, as there will be a mid-morning break.
Crushers Tennis Camp | 6–14 years
The full-day session will consist of a warmup period, athletic development drills, skill development drills, and age/skill appropriate games, including simulated match play. All sessions are led by our full time certified tennis professional staff. Campers should bring a nut-free snack as we will take a mid-morning break.
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Splash and Swim Aquatics Camp | 6–12 years
Swimming is a fun and relaxing activity that all ages can enjoy. Campers will learn basic swimming as well as develop fundamental lifeguard skills that will make sure they are water safe for your next vacation! Our trained Aquatic instructors will provide an easy to learn aquatic experience and underwater aquatic fun through waterbed games and activities. Aquatic Splash camp is recommended for children ages 6-12 years who can swim 50 yards. Snack included.
Summer Stroke Camp | 8–14 years
Keep your strokes in perfect form with Summer Stroke Camp. Coaches will focus on each axis of a stroke. Swimmers will learn the importance of swimming technically sound strokes by utilizing proper head position, body position, distance per stroke and foot speed. Participants will explore a series of drill progressions, underwater work and turns during the week. Our camp includes underwater video footage of your swimmer. Swimmers must be able to swim 50 yards freestyle and 50 yards backstroke to be eligible for this program.