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Hot Fun in the Summertime Camp 2014

Welcome to MCCS's 6th Annual Hot Fun in the Summertime Camp for children entering grades K through 5! During five one-week sessions running from June 30 through August 1, children will enjoy weekly thematic sessions, including circus arts, cooking, puppetry, and Lego engineering. Our camp is open to the public, so tell your friends and sign up for as many sessions as you would like!

Session I June 30-July 3: Circus Arts
No camp on Friday, July 4
 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. $240
 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. $280
Start the summer with a foray into juggling, poi, acro- basics, rolla bolla, pedallo, mime and more! Children will learn to support each other through cooperative activities and will perform for friends and families on Thursday afternoon. 

Session II July 7-11: Cooking Round the World
 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. $300
 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. $350
By combining cultural education and cooking, children learn cooking skills while experiencing a country's culinary flavors. Cooking is 100% hands on. Everyone dices, juices, chops, sautés and participates. After cooking, we eat as a group and discuss how the flavors are indicative of the country of the day. (All recipes are 100% nut free. Please specify if your child has other allergies.) Hosted by Cooking Round the World.

Session III July 14-18: Puppetry
 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. $300
 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. $350
Enter the magical world of puppetry through hands-on crafts, exploration, and performance workshops. Each day, students will make puppet crafts and explore different styles of puppetry through various media. On the final day, students will present a variety show using the puppets they've made throughout the program. Hosted by Fool Moon Puppetry Arts.

Session IV July 21-25: Food Science
 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. $300
 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. $350
Food science fun! This week includes the development of new recipes and the process to produce the best-tasting results. Learn why 350 degrees is the optimum baking temperature, how to mix and measure, and why we level measurements to have recipes come out perfect. Then, test your luck in making a soufflé! (All recipes are 100% nut free. Please specify if your child has other allergies.) Hosted by Rainbow Chefs.

Session V July 28-August 1: Legos
 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. $300
 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. $350
When kids create, they express themselves. And
when kids build, they solve problems. Tomorrow's
architects, engineers, and artists will spend the
week designing and building with Legos, using hands-
on activities that are built on math and science skills.
Hosted by Play-Well TEKnologies.

To reserve your child's space:

  1. Register online. If any of our sessions are full, please email to put your child's name on a waiting list.
  2. Download the enrollment forms (not necessary for current MCCS students):

     3.  Return enrollment forms to address below or send by email to

Mills College Children's School
Hot Fun in the Summertime!
5000 MacArthur Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94613
Fax: 510.430.3223

Questions? Email or call 510.430.2118

We're looking forward to a summer of fun!



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Last Updated: 4/16/14