Here is information on some of the events and programs in our community. NOTE: Community Posts are not sponsored by or affiliated with the SCSD. (Most recent listed first.)
Legarza Summer Camp Discounts
Join us for the 28th year of the “Bay Area’s Best Camp!” Legarza Camps give children the knowledge and motivation they need to achieve their personal best in sport and life.
Check out one of our Basketball, Volleyball or All-Sports camps in and around San Carlos.
Use Code: SCSD50 before June 1 to get $50 off, when you visit our website: www.LegarzaSports.org or Call: 415/334-3333
Summer Tennis Camps Starts June 15th!
Summer Tennis Camp offered by Silicon Valley Tennis starts June 15th -August 18th,2017. We offer Half-Day/Full-Day Options all summer long.
Times: 9am-12:30pm/ 9am-4pm
Location: 300 Phelps Road, San Carlos
We are looking forward to seeing you. To sign up , please go to www.svtennisacademy.com > "sign up for class" and follow 3 Easy Steps To Register. For any more questions, please call 650-419-5505 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rock Band Summer Camp with Hummingbird Music School
Explore the world of music this summer at Rock Band Camp! Campers will be immersed in live music and performance for a full week, experiencing what it’s like to be in a rock band with fellow musicians and bandmates. Campers will together form a band, attend daily instrument lessons and band rehearsals, participate in music workshops, and perform with their band in a live showcase at the end of the week.
Campers sign up to learn either guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, horns/woodwinds, or vocals.
Bands will be formed on the first day of camp, based on experience level. Campers can choose to form a band with friends.
Registration: Click here to register!
Theater Camp for Ages 5-10
Watch your child gain confidence and creativity in Musical Theater Camp with San Carlos Children’s Theater! Kids 5-10 discover exciting new skills on and off the stage as they work with theater professionals in a fun, safe environment. Our special half-day camp runs June 19-30 from 9 am-12 pm, leaving plenty of afternoon time for other summer activities. Each camp week wraps up with a presentation for friends/family! Get details online at www.sancarloschildrenstheater.com.
Get Involved at Arroyo!
Third grade parents – We are very excited to have you join the Arroyo community in the fall. We have many ways for you to get involved with the school – during the school day, in the evenings, or on the weekends. We are looking for parents to help us lead key events next year including: Arroyo Day (8/21), Halloween Party, Arroyo Dance, Used Book Fair, Spelling Bee, etc. We are also seeking a Healthy Cities Tutoring Liaison for Arroyo! If you are interested, please contact email@example.com
Great Success for Bike to School Day
On Bike to School Day, May 10th, our students, staff, and parents took to the streets and commuted to school using their own power either by walking or rolling. Of the students surveyed on Bike to School Day, 84% of them arrived at school in some way other than a single occupancy vehicle (http://www.scsdk8.org/wp-content/uploads/BTSD2017-Results.pdf). Thanks to the volunteers who helped hand out prizes and take tallies, and to all the parents and students who took part!
Other Community News
Note: Community Posts are not sponsored by or affiliated with the SCSD.
Fun Ways to Get Back to Basics
Does your child need to brush up on their math skills before school starts? Don’t let your child be the one who says “I forgot everything over the summer!” Students in this class will feel more confident returning to school better prepared for math. This class is offered through the San Carlos Park & Recreation Summer Camp Program. It will be offered the week of August 7-11. It is for incoming 5th & 6th graders and incoming 7th & 8th graders. Please see page 10 of the Park & Recreation guide.
13 Reasons Why Parent Education Event
IMPORTANT 13RW Workshop
Please join Pia Cosby from One Life Counseling Center at 6:30pm on June 22 at the San Carlos Youth Center to find ways to foster a healthy dialogue about the highly sensitive issues depicted in the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. Summer brings a lot more free time for tweens and teens who may be interested in watching this series, and this workshop will help parents and caregivers get involved. Contact Mindy Hill firstname.lastname@example.org or Pia Cosby email@example.com.
Fun Arts & Crafts and Yoga Summer Camp
Week long camp with creative art projects and yoga. 9 am - 1pm. Ages 5-10.
Taught by certified Children's Yoga Instructor.
$229 residents/$249 non-residents
$10 material fee
EFBA French Education in the Bay Area
EFBA is a WASC accredited part time school that offers French classes to French-native (francophone) and non-native (Anglophone) speakers in Heather school! The French courses are based on age and language level from K to 5th grade.
- Affordable prices starting at $1 990/year
- Small groups: 1 teacher for 7 students
- All year round: 81 hours | 27 weeks
- Class session: 1.5 hours | 2x a week
Learn more and sign up: https://efba.us
Summer Camps: Public Speaking, Debate & Personal Finance
Build Confidence this summer! Enroll in Gurus Education Summer camps. PUBLIC SPEAKING, DEBATES & PERSONAL FINANCE CAMPS 1-10 GRADE.
MON - FRI
JUNE 19–23-Public Speaking:9am–12pm,Public Speaking & Debate Combo:1pm–4pm
JULY 17–21-Personal Finance:9am–12pm,Debates & Public Speaking Combo:1pm–4pm, JULY 24 -28-Intro to Speech Writing:9am–12pm,Advanced Debates & Advanced Public Speaking:1pm–4pm.Register with City of San Carlos: www.recconnect.net, More Info:www.guruseducation.com or510-573-2497
Soccer Summer Camps
Week-long summer camps open to all kids, all ages. Join us for full-day or half-day programs which provide a challenging, fun educational soccer experience. Each program is designed specifically to suit a player's ability and desired level of learning, and run by experienced professional coaches.
Weeks of June 19, June 10, July 17, July 24, July 30.
Location TBD (Belmont/RWS)
Choose full day (9am-3pm), half day (9-12) or daily games 1-3pm.
Details and Registration at BelmontUnited.net
Kamparama Summer Camp 2017
Are you ready for some old fashion fun, play, exploration and friendships? Look no further!....After School's Kamparama Summer Camp has it all! Locations this summer: Arundel and Heather schools. Visit our website at http://www.kamparama.com for more details and registration information.
All of After School's camps and holiday programs are open to everyone.
12U Local USTA Junior Team Tennis League – Arguello Park, San Carlos
Join a team and have a blast! Summer match play for youth ages 7-12 years old using either an orange ball on a 60' court or a green dot ball on a 78' court. Players should know how to serve, rally, and keep track of score.
DATES/TIMES: 7/6 - 8/17 (7 weeks), Thursdays , 4:30-5:45pm (Orange) & 5:45-7pm. Registration includes a team t-shirt. More information/registration at: http://www.norcal.usta.com/juniors/jtt/leagues/
Design_Code_Build at CHM this June!
The Design_Code_Build program welcomes students in grades 6-8 to participate in 1 day events at the Computer History Museum that provide engaging hands-on STEAM learning opportunities. Register your student to participate in one or more events in June! Spots are available, but registration is required! Visit http://www.computerhistory.org/education/designcodebuild/
Saturday 6/3 - Level 1
Sunday 6/4 - Level 2
Saturday 6/10 - Level 2
Saturday 6/17 - Father's Day edition!
AYSO Registration Open
Registration for Fall 2017 is open. Early Bird registration ends 5/31. Register online using our new registration system at www.SanCarlosAYSO.org! Our next in-person registrations will be held during Hometown Days. Please stop by our booth or the indoor tournament to complete your registration. We will also have computers available for your use. We do need a “wet” signature on the concussion form.
For more information visit our website or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kids’ Bike Ride
The Ryan Phua Memorial Kids’ Bike Ride is the largest kids’ bike ride in the US. The event is scheduled for Sunday, June 25, 2017 in Downtown Burlingame, CA and the race starts at 10:30am. After pedaling to the finish, each child happily receives a medal, popsicle and goody bag. While the event is free, children participants raise pledges for the Ryan Phua Memorial Fund. For more information and event flyer: www.ryansride.org
Carlmont Soccer Camp
Carlmont Soccer will once again host their summer soccer camp (benefiting the Carlmont soccer program) for girls and boys entering 7th-12th grade in the fall. If you have any questions regarding the camp, please contact:
Girls: Tina Smith (email@example.com)
Boys: Will Stambaugh (firstname.lastname@example.org)
June 26 – 30, 2017 (girls) 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
June 26 – 30, 2017 (boys) 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Carlmont High School
Free Website From Boys and Girls Club
Looking for ways to grow your business/organization/group? Have you thought about creating a website but don’t know where to start? This summer, Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula, in partnership with Hack the Hood, will train low-income youth, to create beautiful,professional, mobile friendly websites for free. During this six-week bootcamp, youth develop skills they will need for careers in online technology and social media. If interested apply at hthapp.weebly.com
Skyhawks Summer Camps
Skyhawks Summer Sports Camps begin in San Carlos June 19th. From the beginning athlete to the more advanced, we’ve got something for everyone! Camps include, Flag Football, Cheer, Volleyball, Multi-Sport and more! Sign up today and give your child a great summer sports experience! Register at Skyhawks.com or the City of San Carlos website today!
Chalk Painting Festival
Looking for a fun, free, family friendly event for July 4?
Like to draw, paint or just play around with coloring?
Join us for Redwood City’s 3rd annual chalk painting festival, CHALK FULL OF FUN ON THE SQUARE, on Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th.
The festival is at the Courthouse Square in downtown Redwood City and we hope to have over 60 artists.
Registration required to reserve your chalking space, forms and info at www.rwcpaf.org
Kidizens Volunteer Opportunity
Teaching Civic Awareness Responsibility to Bay Area Children
Kidizens is seeking volunteers for our popular Lego-based summer camps! The Summer program includes intensive action and excitement-packed sessions, where children (grades K-3 and grades 3-6) create their own small civilization built with LEGOs and act as mayors! As a Kidizens volunteer, you’ll play an integral role in creating an interactive experience for our campers. Check out our program at www.thekidizens.com and email email@example.com for more information. Sessions start June 19th..