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Cal Skateboard Camps

Cal Skateboard Camps are nationally recognized skateboard programs, led by top professionals that are pioneers in skateboard instruction & design.

 

Cal Skateboarding Camp

Registration is NOW OPEN!

Since 2000, youth from across the Bay Area have experienced this one of a kind camp. Skateboarding Campers get the opportunity to learn in a one of kind environment, filled with a variety of ramps and street obstacles from 3 ft. to 13 feet tall.  Cal Skateboarding is a nationally recognized program, led by top professionals under the guidance and leadership of our very own Skateboarding Coordinator Sean O’Loughlin.

In this one-week camp, beginner Skateboarders will learn skateboard mechanics and basic riding skills such as balance, carving, riding transitions, and dropping-in. Advanced skaters learn grinds, ollies, and airs, and have the chance to learn to drop in on bigger ramps, and learn flip tricks. Skaters will be assessed on the first day of the session and the lessons will be adapted to their ability. All participants are educated in skateboard safety, which includes ways to fall that minimize injury. Girls are encouraged to attend.

Campers must be ages 8 – 16 (by June 1, 2021) in order to register for this camp. Participants must bring their own skateboard, helmet, and knee & elbow pads.

 

NOTE ABOUT EQUIPMENT FOR THIS CAMP – Participants must bring their own skateboard, helmet, and knee & elbow pads. Equipment must fit properly and be of good quality for the camper to skate in our programs. Due to our rigorous safety standards and instructional content, skaters will not be allowed to skate with the low-cost boards and pads typically found at toy stores or other large general merchandise retailers. Many skaters come with skate boards that are unsafe and prevent them from learning how to turn. Please contact us if you have questions about your equipment at skate@berkeley.edu.

 

Cal Skateboarding Leadership Team

Registration is NOW OPEN!

The Cal Skateboarding Leadership Team is for advanced and independent skateboarders who have completed at least one session in our programs, and who have the maturity and self-discipline to take on a leadership role at camp. Advanced skaters learn grinds, ollies, and airs, and have the chance to learn to drop in on bigger ramps, and learn flip tricks. All participants are educated in skateboard safety, which includes ways to fall that minimize injury. This camp is open by invitation only.

Campers must be ages 12-17 (by December 1 of the year preceding the current camp season) in order to register for this camp. Please email skate@berkeley.edu for more information or to register for this program.

 

2021 Camp Information & Registration

Skateboarding Camp is offered in One Week Sessions starting in June. Ten weeks of camp are offered annually. All camps are located at the Golden Bear Recreation Center.  Please click on the bar below to explore program dates, and to access links for registration.

2021 Skateboarding Camp Sessions

Daily Camp Schedule:   9:00AM – 4:00PM  (Early Drop-Off available at 7:30AM)

Afternoon L8 Sk8 Schedule:  4:00PM – 6:00PM

 AgesPriceStart DateEnd DateRegistration Link
One Week Sessions
Skate Camp Week 1Age 8 – 16 (by Jun 1, 2021)$4996/7/20216/11/2021Register
Skate Camp Week 2Age 8 – 16 (by Jun 1, 2021)$4996/14/20216/18/2021Register
Skate Camp Week 3Age 8 – 16 (by Jun 1, 2021)$4996/21/20216/25/2021Register
Skate Camp Week 4Age 8 – 16 (by Jun 1, 2021)$4996/28/20217/2/2021Register
Skate Camp Week 5Age 8 – 16 (by Jun 1, 2021)$4007/6/20217/9/2021Register
Skate Camp Week 6Age 8 – 16 (by Jun 1, 2021)$4997/12/20217/16/2021Register
Skate Camp Week 7Age 8 – 16 (by Jun 1, 2021)$4997/19/20217/23/2021Register
Skate Camp Week 8Age 8 – 16 (by Jun 1, 2021)$4997/26/20217/30/2021Register
Skate Camp Week 9Age 8 – 16 (by Jun 1, 2021)$4998/2/20218/6/2021Register
Skate Camp Week 10Age 8 – 16 (by Jun 1, 2021)$4998/9/20218/13/2021Register

 

2021 Skateboard Leadership Team Sessions

This program is open by invitation only. For more information or to register, please email skate@berkeley.edu.

Daily Camp Schedule:   9:00AM – 4:00PM  (Early Drop-Off available at 7:30AM)

Afternoon L8 Sk8 Schedule:  4:00PM – 6:00PM

 AgesPriceStart DateEnd DateRegistration Link
One Week Sessions
Skate Leadership Camp Week 1Age 12 – 17 (by Dec 1, 2020)$2506/7/20216/11/2021BY INVITE ONLY
Skate Leadership Camp Week 2Age 12 – 17 (by Dec 1, 2020)$2506/14/20216/18/2021BY INVITE ONLY
Skate Leadership Camp Week 3Age 12 – 17 (by Dec 1, 2020)$2506/21/20216/25/2021BY INVITE ONLY
Skate Leadership Camp Week 4Age 12 – 17 (by Dec 1, 2020)$2506/28/20217/2/2021BY INVITE ONLY
Skate Leadership Camp Week 5Age 12 – 17 (by Dec 1, 2020)$2007/6/20217/9/2021BY INVITE ONLY
Skate Leadership Camp Week 6Age 12 – 17 (by Dec 1, 2020)$2507/12/20217/16/2021BY INVITE ONLY
Skate Leadership Camp Week 7Age 12 – 17 (by Dec 1, 2020)$2507/19/20217/23/2021BY INVITE ONLY
Skate Leadership Camp Week 8Age 12 – 17 (by Dec 1, 2020)$2507/26/20217/30/2021BY INVITE ONLY
Skate Leadership Camp Week 9Age 12 – 17 (by Dec 1, 2020)$2508/2/20218/6/2021BY INVITE ONLY
Skate Leadership Camp Week 10Age 12 – 17 (by Dec 1, 2020)$2508/9/20218/13/2021BY INVITE ONLY

L8 Sk8 & Skateboarding Private Lessons

L8 SK8 is Skate Camp’s drop-in open skate program, and serves as an extended care option for Skateboard Camp participants. Participants get extra Skateboard practice time during extended care hours with an instructor present. Private Skateboard lessons are also available for Skaters who want to tune their skills, and learn in a one-on-one environment with our highly qualified teaching staff. Private Lessons are offered during summer camp season. Lessons are for 50 minutes. One, four, or eight lesson plans are available . Pre-enrollment is required for all lessons.  Afternoon L8 Sk8 Schedule:  4:00PM – 6:00PM

Please email youth@berkeley.edu to enroll and schedule Private Lessons for Summer 2021.

PriceSessions AvailableRegistration Link
1 Week – L8 Sk8 Extended Care$75Week 1 – Week 10Register
Private Lessons (One Lesson)$70Week 1 – Week 10Email: youth@berkeley.edu to enroll
Private Lessons (Four Lessons)$220Week 1 – Week 10Email: youth@berkeley.edu to enroll
Private Lessons (Eight Lessons)$420Week 1 – Week 10Email: youth@berkeley.edu to enroll

Contact

For more information about registering or general information please contact:

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

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