Parents, with summer quickly approaching, get a head start by finding the best Sacramento summer camps or workshops for your teens to attend. Prior to attending college, many teens have a general ideal of their major, and pre-college programs offered in high school gets them ready for a smooth transition to college. But let’s not forget that summer break can be a throwback for teens that do nothing, while those teens who plan a productive summer forge ahead in their studies. Keep your teen reinvigorated throughout the summer. Check out a summer camp or workshop listed below. Their skills and abilities will only advance for the better.
National Teen Leadership Program
101 Parkshore Drive
Folsom, CA 95630
Does your teen have good leadership skills or, with a little coaching, can become a strong leader? National Teen Leadership Program a great program to get them involved with. NTLP is a program that provides summer courses that identify strong leadership abilities. The weekend camp, which has a diverse culture, inspires teens to learn positive leadership skills and be open-minded about life opportunities. There will be motivational speakers, workshops and group sessions. Your teen will learn about team building and interview techniques. Teens will be taught to challenge life without regrets. This camp is open to grades nine through 12. Click here to view a testimonial video of students who have attended.
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California State University Sacramento
6000 J St.
Sacramento, CA 95819
For teens that are computer savvy and desire to develop science, technology, engineering and mathematical computer skills, Sac State is the place. Your teen will learn the specialized techniques in designing video games, programming, apps and editing, while using popular name products such as Apple, Google, Microsoft and more. Computer technology is the way of success today, and the skills taught in this program will take your teen to the next level of computer technology. The instructors are undergraduate, graduate and professional teachers, and they are all computer savvy. The ages accepted into this camp are seven to 17.
Kerry Van Dyke
Have a teen who loves to sketch and oil or water paint? Kerry Van Dyke, a personable artistic teacher, offers a summer camp for teens that teaches the fundamentals of art. The art of painting is a theoretical skill that can be used to create a masterpiece. In this course, your teen will visit various Sacramento scenes like McKinley Park, William Land Park and the Sacramento River to create a uniquely beautiful piece of art. Kerry believes teens do not need to be a glorified artist before attending her classes, but simply have the desire to be creative.
Actor’s Workshop of Sacramento