7380 Girard Ave

La Jolla, California


Posted on Jul 11, 2013

Summer Camps with Spaces Available!

As many of you know, we are currently offering a wide range of unique camps for students from all elementary schools!

There’s still time to register for a few of our Week’s 5 (July 15 – 19) & 6 (July 22 – 26) camps! These camps fill up fast, so submit your registration forms today!

San Diego Sports CampMultiSport Fitness and Training with Coach Taverna

July 15 – 19, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Grades K-4, $225

Get fit! Children will take part in speed and agility drills as well as balance, coordination, and strength exercises. Games will be used to increase overall physical fitness.

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LEGO Jr. Camp San DiegoJr. LEGO with PlayWell Instructors

July 22 – 26, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Grades K-1, $225

Enter the world of Ninjago and become an apprentice Ninjaneer! Learn the way of Spinjitzu, build the Fire Temple, race Skull Trucks, and encounter the mighty Dragon! Imagine and build unique and fun projects with the guidance of an experienced PlayWell instructor while exploring the fantasy world of Ninjago. This is an ideal way to prepare young Ninjaneers for the challenge of Ninjaneering Masters with LEGO camp.

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LEGO Camp San Diego LEGO Masters with PlayWell Instructors

July 22 – 26, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m., Grades 2-5, $225

Master the world of Ninjago by becoming a Ninjaneer! Tame the Ice Dragon, motorize your Blade Cycle, design the Dark Fortress, and hone your Spinjitzu battle skills! In this advanced camp, Ninjaneering masters will learn real world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture while exploring the fantasy world of Ninjado.

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San Diego Community Service CampServe, Lead, Succeed Summer Edition with Mrs. Watkins

July 22 – 26, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m., Grades 3-6, $225

Spend your time this summer making a difference in the community by joining the Serve. Lead. Succeed. Team for a week of hands-on service activities both on and off the Gillispie campus. This course is designed for students who have a passion for serving others and are not afraid of a little hard work.

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San Diego Summer CampAdd-On Afternoon Swimming!

Offered All 8 Weeks

Kindergarten through Grade 6

A fee-based afternoon session offers swimming at the Coggan Aquatic Center. The Center’s swim instructors teach group lessons, and campers will be placed in appropriate swim-level groups and learn skills that will improve their swimming ability. After the lessons, the campers will have free swim time under the supervision of a certified lifeguard and the Gillispie teachers. The Center is conveniently located at La Jolla High School; the students and their Gillispie teachers walk the not-quite-three blocks each way to/from swimming.

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Preschool Camp San Diego Early Childhood (EC) Day Camp

For Children Ages 3-5

New addition to the EC Camp! Every Wednesday, visiting instructors from Mad Science will conduct an exciting, hands-on science program for EC children to spark their curiosity and build their enthusiasm for science. Program topics will include: magnetic attraction, world of worms, energy and motion, and much more!

Our early childhood teachers are committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment that promotes the physical, intellectual, and social development of the young child. The teaching staff includes several Gillispie faculty members who have a wealth of teaching experience, along with other experienced professionals. Children will enjoy an array of activities during camp, including indoor and outdoor games, water play, crafts, and dramatic play. EC day camp runs Monday through Friday, for one or two weeks.

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ALSO – Summer camps are offered through August 9, and you can register early for future classes to reserve your space!

Here are the offerings for weeks 6, 7 & 8 with spaces available:

Week 7: July 29  – August 2

  • Through My Eyes: Photo Fun with Outside the Lens
  • Who wants to be a DJ? with DJ Taverna

Week 8: August 5 – August 9

  • Jedi Engineering
  • 3rd Grade Jump Start
  • Magical Mathematicians
  • Serve, Lead, Succeed
  • Robotics with PlayWell Instructors
  • Wizards, Dragons, Trolls, Gnomes, Fairies, and
  • Pookas with Ms. Walters

Weeks 7 & 8: July 29 – August 9

  • Spanish Jumpstart with Señora Radchik

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For more information, contact Kimberly Haas, Summer Session Director at khaas@gillispie.org or (858) 459-3773, ext. 105.

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