Summer

Grades K-5

Day Camp & Academic Programs

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  • Science Camp

    Dates: June 13-16
    Times: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Grades: 1 – 6
    Cost: $480

    Campers will take part in four fun-filled days of science exploration and experimentation. Each grade level will enjoy their own unique variety of hands-on activities and projects in Physical Science, Life Science, Earth Science, and Astronomy. Campers will love designing their own unique T-shirts. Hot lunch is available for purchase Monday through Thursday, and we will have a pizza party on Friday (pizza lunch is included in the cost); campers will especially enjoy making their own “experimental” dessert.
  • Camp Roadrunner

    Dates: June 19 – July 28 (6 weeks)
    Times: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Grades: K – 5
    Cost: $110/day (on campus)
    $120/day (field trips)
    $165/day (Disneyland)
    $2880/full six week session

    Camp Roadrunner offers an exciting six-week, full-day summer experience of on-campus workshops, activities, and field trips. Families may register for as few as five days or for all six weeks! Workshops may include, science, arts and crafts, computers, music, cooking, Legos, swimming, and sports. Our on-campus activities may include a carnival, an obstacle course, and special themed days! We also take exciting trips which may include movies, bowling, Golf n'Stuff, Scooter's Jungle, Glowzone, and an extended-day trip to Disneyland.

    For incoming Kindergarten students, Camp Roadrunner offers a Kindergarten Readiness Program that provides a special opportunity to meet new friends and get to know the Primary School Campus in a fun-filled camp atmosphere.  Children enter Kindergarten in the Fall with eager anticipation and confidence after they attend Camp Roadrunner.  When registering your Kindergartener for Camp Roadrunner, the Kindergarten Readiness Program is automatically included.

    Camp Roadrunner also offers an Academic Enrichment program for no additional fee. The program includes activities in mathematics and language arts for children entering First through Third Grade. Children will work with teachers in small groups for a 45-minutes period in the morning, in addition to participating in camp activities. Families can opt in to this program when registering for Camp Roadrunner.
  • Patriot Academic Club for Grades 4-5

    Dates: June 19 - July 28
    Times: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    Grades:  4 – 5
    Fee: $160/week, $96/week three

    This club is for rising Fourth and Fifth graders only! Students will receive small group instruction to reinforce and extend basic math concepts, reading, spelling, grammar, and writing skills. Emphasis is placed on building those skills that will help students be successful in fourth and fifth grade. To maximize learning and the benefits of the club, students are asked to attend for at least three weeks.

    This program can be combined with afternoon Camp Roadrunner. To add the afternoon Camp Roadrunner option, please register first for Partriot Academic Club and then call the Viewpoint Summer Programs Office at 818-591-6591 or email summerprograms@viewpoint.org.
  • Creative Writing for Grades 4-6 Session I

    Dates: June 19 – June 23
    Times: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
    Instructor: Tracy Wymer
    Grades: 4-6
    Fee: $475

    In this course, students sharpen their creative writing skills while developing their voices. Students explore various elements of storytelling through fun writing exercises on setting, dialogue, and voice. In addition, students experiment with the creation of imaginative storytelling through poetry, flash fiction, and short stories. This class offers students a chance to develop their creative writing and to compose in a variety of genres. Students also benefit from sharing ideas, offering constructive criticism, and presenting their work to their peers.

    This program can be combined with afternoon Camp Roadrunner. To add the afternoon Camp Roadrunner options, please register first for Creative Writing and then call the Viewpoint Summer Programs Office at 818-591-6591 or email summerprograms@viewpoint.org

    Tracy Edward Wymer grew up in Missouri and Indiana. He spent most of his childhood riding his bike, playing neighborhood Wiffle ball games, and reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory over and over again. He is the author of Soar and The Color of Bones, and he is part of the anthology Been There, Done That: Writing Stories from Real Life. When not plowing through stacks of books on his nightstand, he likes to run, write, look for birds, and root for the Kansas City Royals. A long-time educator, Tracy lives with his family in Los Angeles.
  • Creative Writing for Grades 4-6 Session II

    Dates: June 26 – June 30
    Times: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
    Instructor: Tracy Wymer
    Grades: 4-6
    Fee: $475

    In this course, students sharpen their creative writing skills while developing their voices. Students explore various elements of storytelling through fun writing exercises on setting, dialogue, and voice. In addition, students experiment with the creation of imaginative storytelling through poetry, flash fiction, and short stories. This class offers students a chance to develop their creative writing and to compose in a variety of genres. Students also benefit from sharing ideas, offering constructive criticism, and presenting their work to their peers.

    This program can be combined with afternoon Camp Roadrunner. To add the afternoon Camp Roadrunner options, please register first for Creative Writing and then call the Viewpoint Summer Programs Office at 818-591-6591 or email summerprograms@viewpoint.org

    Tracy Edward Wymer grew up in Missouri and Indiana. He spent most of his childhood riding his bike, playing neighborhood Wiffle ball games, and reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory over and over again. He is the author of Soar and The Color of Bones, and he is part of the anthology Been There, Done That: Writing Stories from Real Life. When not plowing through stacks of books on his nightstand, he likes to run, write, look for birds, and root for the Kansas City Royals. A long-time educator, Tracy lives with his family in Los Angeles.
  • Hogwarts Americana

    Dates: July 31 - August 4
    Times: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Grades: 4 – 8
    Fee: $520
     
    Calling all Witches and Wizards! Climb aboard the Hogwarts Express at Platform 9 ¾ for five fun-filled days of activities at Camp Hogwarts Americana! Activities include Quidditch, Transfiguration Challenges, Potions, Scavenger Hunt for Horcruxes, Herbology, Wand-making, Wizard Dueling, Tri-Wizard Tournament, Merpeople pool activity, and much more! Each day features a cooking class for making chilled butter beer, chocolate frogs, cauldron corn, pumpkin pasties, and even Voldetortes!
  • Extended Day

    Dates: June 13 - July 28 
    Times: 7:30 a.m. - 8:35 a.m.
               3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Grades: K – 5
    Fee: $10 for a.m./$25 for p.m.

    Extended daycare is available for children who participate in Science Camp and Camp Roadrunner. The morning session runs from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m., and the afternoon session runs from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. The cost for this service is $10 for the morning session, $25 for the afternoon session. To add Extended Day to an existing registration please call 818-591-6596 or e-mail summerprograms@viewpoint.org.

Music & Performing Arts Programs

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  • Suzuki/ Summer Strings Class

    Dates: Session I July 17 - 21
               Session II July 24 - July 28
    Times: 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.
    Instructors: Marisa McLeod, Nick Alvarez 
    Grades: 1 – 5
    Fee: $125 per Session
     
    This class is for students studying strings in the Traditional and Suzuki methods.   Repertoire will include pieces from the Suzuki method and the Essential Elements text. The incorporation of these two methods will allow for expansion of present skills and musical concepts.  Proper posture and accurate intonation will be reinforced.  The final class on Friday will culminate into a small performance.  Parent participation is strongly encouraged, but not required.  Students will need to bring their instruments.

    This class is open to Viewpoint and non-Viewpoint string students.  Any student who has not participated in the Viewpoint Strings Program should contact the Summer Programs Office, Ms. McLeod or Dr. Alvarez for further information.
     
    Dr. Nick Alvarez has enjoyed and eclectic career as cellist and music educator.  He teaches in the Suzuki Program at Viewpoint where he assists with Middle and Upper School orchestras.  He holds a Doctorate of Music from Arizona State University, a Master’s of Music from Roosevelt University and a Bachelor’s of Music from University of North Texas.
     
    Ms. Marisa McLeod holds a Master’s of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York and her Bachelor’s from Montclair State University in Upper Montclair, New Jersey.  Her musical career includes ten years with the Marian Anderson String Quartet, performances in various states in the United States, plus France, Belgium and Holland, studio recordings for movies and recording artists.  She, also, performs with the California Philharmonic, Santa Barbara Symphony, and various orchestras in the Los Angeles area.   Marisa coordinates the Suzuki Strings Program in addition to teaching beginning strings at Viewpoint School.  
  • Broadway Bootcamp by Jaxx Theatricals Session I: Broadway NOW!

    July 10 – July 14
    10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Grades 4 - 9
    Description: Perform Broadway’s latest songs, dances, stories, and revivals in this camp week dedicated to shows playing on Broadway in 2017. Material this week may include Anastasia, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, Hamilton, Hello Dolly, School of Rock, and ANYTHING currently playing or that played on Broadway in 2017.
     
    Broadway Boot Camp by Jaxx Theatricals brings professional artists with Broadway credits into the classroom and onto our stages fostering mentorship to our students and dynamically enriching the arts Education experience.
  • Broadway Bootcamp by Jaxx Theatricals Session II: La La Land

    July 17 – July 21
    10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Grades 4 -9
     
    Description: Perform the songs from the 6-time Academy Award winning blockbuster La La Land.
     
    Broadway Boot Camp by Jaxx Theatricals brings professional artists with Broadway credits into the classroom and onto our stages fostering mentorship to our students and dynamically enriching the arts Education experience.

Technology & Enrichment Programs

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  • 2D Game Design

    Dates: July 31 - August 4
    Times: 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Grades: 1-3
    Fee: $290

    Come build your very own game!  This class will give young learners an introduction to game design by making a simple game using the Scratch programming platform.  After learning how games are designed and work, Campers will storyboard and design their own 2D adventures!  Typical games may include, but are not limited to, 2D arcade and sidescroller games.  Students will learn to control characters through an environment based on rules of their own creation.  Experienced students will have the opportunity to explore higher level programming concepts such as score keepers, high scorekeepers, and timers.  Past game design experience is not required.
  • 3D Game Design: Unity

    Dates: July 31 - August 4
    Times: 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Grades: 6-8
    Fee: $290

    This course is designed for avid gamers and aspiring technical artists who want to learn how their favorite games like Temple run and Pokemon GO are made. Campers will be introduced to the fundamentals of game design by creating a basic playable game.  Our young designers will utilize the game engine's terrain editor to create environments, and they will be introduced to object oriented programming with C# by creating interactive game objects.  By the end of the week the campers will leave with a personalized 3D game to share with their family and friends!
  • Minecraft Mania

    Dates: July 31 - August 4
    Times: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    Grades: 2-6
    Fee: $290

    Calling all Minecrafters!  Digital Dragon invites you to explore the world of Minecraft like you've never seen it before!  Turn your structures into Redstone wired fortresses with triggered lightning, booby traps, and secret doors.  Learn programming principles with Minecraft commands and command blocks that make characters and structures do amazing things, from controlling the time and weather to spawning creatures and portals to other dimensions.  We'll have a blast exploring this amazing game while learning more about the underlying STEAM principles that make it work.




  • Pre-Engineering using LEGO

    Dates: July 24 - July 28
    Times:  9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Grades: K – 2
    Fee: $235
     
    Students will build cities, bridges, and motorized cars and planes and explore the many creative possibilities of engineering with the LEGO® system. With access to over 100,000 pieces of LEGO, your child will have the opportunity to build what they have only dreamed of with the support of an experienced Play-Well Engineering instructor to guide them.
  • Engineering FUNdamentals using LEGO

    Dates: July 24 - July 28
    Times: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Grades: 3 - 6
    Fee: $235
     
    Students take on real-life engineering challenges that explore concepts in physics, architecture, mechanical, and structural engineering with over 100,000 pieces of LEGO® material. From racecars to Battletracks, this is a hands-on and minds-on camp suitable for LEGO novices to “maniacs.” Designed by engineers, the curriculum challenges both new and returning students to reach the next level of engineering comprehension all while having fun.
  • Jedi Engineering with LEGO

    Dates: July 31 - August 4
    Times: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Grades: K - 2 
    Fee: $235

    Young Jedi will explore worlds far, far away and engineering principles right in front of them. Defeat the Empire by designing and refining LEGO® X-Wings, R2-units, and settlements on far-flung edges of the galaxy. Imagination and engineering combine to create motorized and architectural projects such as energy catapults, shield generators and defense turrets.
  • Star Wars Jedi Training

    Dates: July 31 - August 4
    Times: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Grades: 1 - 4
    Fee: $260

    Feel the Force flow within you as your Jedi training begins. Hone your lightsaber skills as you and others Padawans learn techniques and moves from a Jedi Master. Then, put your training to the ultimate test as you do battle against the dark side. May the Force be with you!
  • Jedi Master Engineering with LEGO

    Dates: July 31 - August 4
    Times: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    Grades: 3 - 6 
    Fee: $235

    The Force is strong in this class. Build complex machines and structures based on the best designs from a galaxy far, far away. Projects include LEGO X-Wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, settlements, and fortresses. Play-Well’s Jedi instructors reinforce key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, eccentric motion and more as students tap into the powerful forces of imagination and engineering.

Sports Camps

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  • Baseball Camp

    Dates: July 17 - July 21
    Times: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Grades: 3 – 8
    Coach: Colin Lynch
    Fee: $285
     
    As winners of 15 league championships in the past 17 years and CIF Champions in 2008, Viewpoint’s Baseball program is one of the strongest in the area. In 2011, the Viewpoint team finished 21-6 and reached the quarterfinals of the CIF tournament. Many of our key players have attended this Baseball Camp. In addition to the fundamental training, there will be lessons in nutrition awareness, fitness components, and game play.

    This program can be combined with an afternoon at Camp Roadrunner for Grades 3-5. To add the afternoon Camp Roadrunner options, please register first for the Sports Camp and then call the Viewpoint Summer Programs Office at 818-591-6591 or email summerprograms@viewpoint.org.
  • Boys Basketball Camp I

    Dates: June 19 - June 23
    Times: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Grades: 3 – 8
    Coach: J.J. Prince
    Fee: $285
     
    The Viewpoint Boys Basketball Camp is a fantastic combination of teaching and fun! We want campers to leave our camp with an improved skill set and smiles on their faces. Through various fundamental drills and frequent scrimmages, our campers will see steady improvement in both their play and their self-confidence.

    What to Bring: 
    • Refillable water bottle/ Gatorade
    • Snack(s)
    • Campers should dress in basketball appropriate attire: basketball shorts, sneakers, comfortable t-shirt or t-shirt.
    This program can be combined with an afternoon at Camp Roadrunner for Grades 3-5. To add the afternoon Camp Roadrunner options, please register first for the Sports Camp and then call the Viewpoint Summer Programs Office at 818-591-6591 or email summerprograms@viewpoint.org.
  • Boys Basketball Camp II

    Dates: July 10 - July 14
    Times: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Grades: 3 – 8
    Coach: J.J. Prince
    Fee: $285
     
    The Viewpoint Boys Basketball Camp is a fantastic combination of teaching and fun! We want campers to leave our camp with an improved skill set and smiles on their faces. Through various fundamental drills and frequent scrimmages, our campers will see steady improvement in both their play and their self-confidence.

    What to Bring: 
    • Refillable water bottle/ Gatorade
    • Snack(s)
    • Campers should dress in basketball appropriate attire: basketball shorts, sneakers, comfortable t-shirt or t-shirt.
    This program can be combined with an afternoon at Camp Roadrunner for Grades 3-5. To add the afternoon Camp Roadrunner options, please register first for the Sports Camp and then call the Viewpoint Summer Programs Office at 818-591-6591 or email summerprograms@viewpoint.org.
  • Boys Volleyball Camp

    Dates: July 24 - July 27
    Times: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Grades: 3 - 8
    Coach: Steven Chen
    Fee: $285

    Viewpoint’s Boy’s Volleyball Coach, Steven Chen, is excited to offer this fantastic Volleyball program for Summer. This camp will provide age-appropriate volleyball instruction for boys interested in learning the game. Over the course of the week, we will focus on the following skills:

    Grades 3 - 5
    • To introduce and teach the players the game of volleyball. To teach the fundamental skills of setting, serving, defense, and hitting.
    • To provide a fun atmosphere of competition with playing in small group games to a big group.
    • To learn to work as a team through friendly competition. To learn how to communicate on the court as well as to encourage good play.
    Grades 6 - 8
    • To help fine tune fundamental skills and introduce more advanced skills that will help players prepare to get to the next level of high school play.
    • To learn the skills of diving on the floor, blocking, jump serving, and running a faster offense.
    What to Bring:
    • Refillable water bottle/ Gatorade
    • Snack
    • Knee pads
    • Campers should dress in volleyball appropriate attire: shorts, sneakers, comfortable t-shirt. 
  • Co-ed Soccer Camp

    Dates: June 12 - June 16
    Times: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Grades: 3 – 8
    Coach: Travis Kikugawa
    Fee: $285
     
    The purpose of the morning skills clinic is to help introduce the concept of total ball mastery for each and every camper. This clinic will be designed for players looking to improve their overall technical ability on the ball. Dribbling, passing, receiving, feinting, and finishing are the key concepts that will help make up the morning sessions. 

    What to Bring: 
    • Refillable water bottle/ Gatorade
    • Snack(s)
    • Sunscreen
    • Please wear comfortable athletic clothing/ soccer-appropriate attire
    • Soccer cleats OR turf shoes
    • Extra pair of socks
    • Shin guards
    • Bag to transport gear/shoes/socks
    This program can be combined with an afternoon at Science Camp for Grades 3-5. To add the afternoon Science Camp, please register first for the Sports Camp and then call the Viewpoint Summer Programs Office at 818-591-6591 or email summerprograms@viewpoint.org.
  • Football Camp

    Dates: June 26 - June 29 
    Times: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Grades: 2 – 6
    Coach: Brent Huff
    Fee: $255

    Working with the Viewpoint Football Coaching staff, campers will be exposed to agility and speed work as well as football fundamentals at each position. Players will have the option to focus on one or two positions or rotate through as many as they choose. This camp will give players a glimpse of what it means to play Viewpoint Football as well as an immersion in the basics of both speed training and football skills.

    What to Bring: 
    • Refillable water bottle/ Gatorade
    • Snack(s)
    • Campers should dress in football appropriate attire: clothes that are comfortable for running, sneakers, or cleats.
    This program can be combined with an afternoon at Camp Roadrunner for Grades 3-5. To add the afternoon Camp Roadrunner options, please register first for the Sports Camp and then call the Viewpoint Summer Programs Office at 818-591-6591 or email summerprograms@viewpoint.org.
  • Girls Basketball Camp

    Dates: June 26 - June 29
    Times: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Grades: 3 – 8
    Coach: Will Burr
    Fee: $255

    Join us for five days of fun and learning at the Patriot Girls Basketball Camp. This camp is designed for girls who want to improve their skills, as well as make new friends. Through varied drills, campers will gain confidence and learn the importance of fundamentals and the value of teamwork.

    What to Bring: 
    • Refillable water bottle/ Gatorade
    • Snack(s)
    • Campers should dress in basketball appropriate attire: basketball shorts, sneakers, comfortable t-shirt or t-shirt.
    This program can be combined with an afternoon at Camp Roadrunner for Grades 3-5. To add the afternoon Camp Roadrunner options, please register first for the Sports Camp and then call the Viewpoint Summer Programs Office at 818-591-6591 or email summerprograms@viewpoint.org.
  • Girls Volleyball Camp I

    Dates: July 10 - July 14
    Times: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Grades: 2-8
    Coach: Frank Pontello
    Fee: $255

    As the Girl’s Varsity Volleyball Coach at Viewpoint School, Coach Pontello has led his teams to 14 league championships in the past 18 years. They have been particularly outstanding in recent years, reaching the CIF semi-finals six of the past eight years. Coach Pontello is excited about improving your overall volleyball play and guarantees you’ll receive excellent instruction and have a great time.

    What to Bring: 
    • Refillable water bottle/ Gatorade
    • Knee pads
    • Campers should dress in volleyball appropriate attire: shorts, sneakers, comfortable t-shirt. 
  • Girls Volleyball Camp II

    Dates: July 24 - July 28
    Times: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Grades: 2-8
    Coach: Frank Pontello
    Fee: $285

    As the Girl’s Varsity Volleyball Coach at Viewpoint School, Coach Pontello has led his teams to 14 league championships in the past 18 years. They have been particularly outstanding in recent years, reaching the CIF semi-finals six of the past eight years. Coach Pontello is excited about improving your overall volleyball play and guarantees you’ll receive excellent instruction and have a great time.

    What to Bring: 
    • Refillable water bottle/ Gatorade
    • Knee pads
    • Campers should dress in volleyball appropriate attire: shorts, sneakers, comfortable t-shirt. 
    This program can be combined with an afternoon at Camp Roadrunner for Grades 3-5. To add the afternoon Camp Roadrunner options, please register first for the Sports Camp and then call the Viewpoint Summer Programs Office at 818-591-6591 or email summerprograms@viewpoint.org.
  • Lacrosse Camp

    Dates: July 10 - July 14
    Times: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Grades: 3 – 8
    Coach: Brendan Smith
    Fee: $285
     
    Viewpoint’s Lacrosse camp will focus on individual player development for beginners to advanced players. In addition, we will practice team concepts and good lacrosse decision-making that can be applied to every level of the game. With hundreds of balls, multiple cages, and a small camper to coach ratio, campers will get enough “reps” and individual attention to see incredible gains by week’s end. Our lined turf field gives us the ability to run full field drills and learn spacing that will apply to game situations. Our talented staff, made up of former college players and longtime coaches, is passionate about teaching the game the right way and is fully committed to developing young players.

    What to Bring: 
    • Refillable water bottle/ Gatorade
    • Snack(s)
    • Sunscreen
    • Lacrosse Stick (optional, Viewpoint Summer Programs will provide Lacrosse Sicks) 
    • Elbow Pads
    • Chest Protector (optional, Viewpoint Summer Programs will provide chest protectors)
    • Lacrosse Helmet (optional, Viewpoint Summer Programs will provide helmets)  
    • Bag to transport equipment, if needed
    This program can be combined with an afternoon at Camp Roadrunner for Grades 3-5. To add the afternoon Camp Roadrunner options, please register first for the Sports Camp and then call the Viewpoint Summer Programs Office at 818-591-6591 or email summerprograms@viewpoint.org.