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General Questions & Customer Service

For general questions, customer service, or concerns about Cal Youth Programs & Camps:

Youth Camps, Program Registration, Program Questions & General Customer Service

Jeffrey Lambert, Customer Service Asst. Manager
Recreational Sports Facility (First Floor) – 2301 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720
Email: camps@berkeley.edu  |  Phone Number: 510-643-2267

Year-Round Programs Customer Service, & General Program Questions

Leesa Berahovich, Operations Coordinator (GBRC/SCRA)
Golden Bears Recreation Center – 25 Sports Lane, Berkeley, CA 94720
Email: youth@berkeley.edu  |  Phone Number: 510-643-8023

Year-Round Youth Program Contacts

Golden Bears Youth Gymnastics

Head Coach:  Liz Lavin (Interim)
Golden Bears Recreation Center – 25 Sports Lane, Berkeley, CA 94720
Email: gbgym@berkeley.edu  |  Phone Number: 510-643-8023

Golden Bears Youth Skateboarding

Skateboarding Coordinator:  Sean O’loughlin
Golden Bears Recreation Center – Skateboarding Facility – 25 Sports Lane, Berkeley, CA 94720
Email: skate@berkeley.edu 

Cal Youth Archery Academy

Cal Youth Archery Director:  Victor Chia
Golden Bears Recreation Center – Softball Field – 25 Sports Lane, Berkeley, CA 94720
Email: victor.chia@berkeley.edu 

Cal Youth Camps – Program Contacts

Program Staff Contact Information (Please note that the following emails may not be checked regularly between the months of September and March- direct urgent questions to: camps@berkeley.edu):

Seasonal Youth Camps (Year-Round)

Seasonal Youth Camps Lead: Jalen Cobeen
Strawberry Canyon Recreation Area – 5 Centennial Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Email: scrayouth@berkeley.edu  |  Phone Number: 510-643-2477

Blue Camp

Blue Camp Lead (Camp Director):  Jarrett-Tory Sanders
Golden Bears Recreation Center (Building 24) – 25 Sports Lane, Berkeley, CA 94720
Email: bluecamp@berkeley.edu  |  Phone Number: 510-643-2509

Explorer Camp

Explorer Camp Lead (Camp Director): Jalen Cobeen
Strawberry Canyon Recreation Area – 5 Centennial Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Email: explorer.camp@berkeley.edu  |  Phone Number: 510-643-2477

Cal Adventures Youth Camps

Cal Adventures Youth Programs Manager:  Lauren Gregory
Cal Adventures Director: Sam Johnson
UC Aquatic Center at Berkeley Marina – 124 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710
Email: laurengregory@berkeley.edu  |  Phone Number: 510-643-2509

Gold Leaders – CILT/CIT (Campers In Leadership Training / Counselors In Training)

Gold Leaders Program Lead:  TBA
Strawberry Canyon Recreation Area – 5 Centennial Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Email: youth@berkeley.edu 

UC Martial Arts Program – Youth Camps & Programs

UC Martial Arts Program Director:  Master Russell Ahn
Recreational Sports Facility (First Floor) – 2301 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720
Email: ahnc@berkeley.edu 
Web:  https://ucmap.org/youth-program-summer-camps/

Social Skills Program & Youth Camps Inclusion

SST/Camps Inclusion Lead:  TBA
Golden Bears Recreation Center (Building 24) – 25 Sports Lane, Berkeley, CA 94720
Email: bluecampsocialskills@gmail.com  |  Phone Number: 510-643-2509

General Camp Program Questions & Contacts

Please Forward all General Camp Questions and Concerns to:
Email: camps@berkeley.edu

Youth Programs Staff Contact Information

General Staff Contact Information

Name Program Phone Email
Dave Leimsieder, Director, Youth Programs Youth Programs 510-701-4288 daveleimsieder@berkeley.edu
Nikita Kadam, Supervisor, GBRC/SCRA Year-Round Youth Programs 510-643-8023 nikitakadam10@berkeley.edu
Lauren Gregory, Youth Program Manager Cal Adventures 510-643-2509 laurengregory@berkeley.edu
Leesa Berahovich, Operations Coordinator Year-Round Youth Programs 510-643-8023 youth@berkeley.edu
Vinh Nguyen, Interim Program Coordinator Year-Round Youth Programs 510-643-8023 youth@berkeley.edu

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