Summer Camp Fair

Summer Camp at the Apple Store – FREE!


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Did you know that Apple stores across the nation offer summer camp workshops for kids 8-12? Registration opened yesterday for these free sessions where campers work to create a film – first they create a story board, then shoot their own footage and create an original song in GarageBand on an iPad, and use iMovie to put it all together. Camp ends with a “Film Festival” where campers debut their masterpieces.

During the school year, the Apple stores offer Field Trips for K-12 students and teachers who can visit their local Apple Store to use Macs and iPads to work on class related projects. My second-grader’s class went to the store at The Oaks Mall in Thousand Oaks for a field trip this spring. The kids teamed up to make a film, and every student came home with a (too-big but super cool) T-shirt and a USB drive with his or her movie on it. Here is the movie my son made with his friend:

And here is an example of a Field Trip that took place this spring in Santa Monica, recorded by KTLA Los Angeles tech reporter Rich DeMuro:

The free workshops take place in 1.5-hour sessions over three days. The Oaks store still has room in their 12 scheduled sessions of Apple Camp, so sign up soon! Visit the main page to learn more.

Summer Camp By Camp Agoura Hills is 50% Off!

This is the best deal in town, folks. If you are doing last-minute shopping for summer camp consider this. Half day camp at Reyes Adobe Park, MWF, all summer, only $12.50 per day. The counselors are young and full of energy, and they are trustworthy. My kids have gone to programs with the Rec Center since 2010, and we love it. They’re not even paying me to say this!

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