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Educational Enrichment & Out-of-School Time Programs

Cal Youth Programs has developed three unique program offerings for youth of UC Berkeley Affiliated Families*. These engaging programs meet and adhere to all local, state, and federal guidelines. Specific program information and Registration links can be found by clicking on the bar beneath the name of each program offering below.

*Pursuant to APM – 715-0(b), “family member” is defined as an appointee’s child, parent, spouse, or domestic partner (same sex or opposite sex).

Strawberry Canyon Youth Program

Strawberry Canyon Youth Program

This comprehensive youth program is led by experienced Youth Program professionals. Youth may participate in full day or half day programs designed for the needs of each family. Programming includes educational enrichment and academic support, arts + crafts, sports + fitness, exploratory science, and so much more. Youth participants must bring their own water and snack daily. This program is open to youth of UC Berkeley faculty, staff and currently registered student families*.

*Pursuant to APM – 715-0(b), “family member” is defined as an appointee’s child, parent, spouse, or domestic partner (same sex or opposite sex).

AM Component (8:30 a.m .– 2:00 p.m.): Educational Enrichment Program with staff tutors and dedicated teaching professionals.

PM Component (2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.): Recreational Out-of-School time program led by experienced Youth Program staff.

**All-Day Recreational Program offered Monday, November 23 – Wednesday, November 25. All Rec Sports facilities are closed November 26 – 27th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

ComponentDaysTimesPriceRegistration
AM ComponentMon–Fri8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.$200/weekRegister
PM ComponentMon–Fri2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.$175/weekRegister
Full-Day
(AM and PM)
Mon–Fri8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.$330/weekRegister

Weekly Sessions

WeeksStart DateEnd Date
Weeks 10 – 12 (Session 4)Monday, October 26Friday, November 13
Week 13Monday, November 16Friday, November 20
Week 14Monday, November 23Wednesday, November 25
Week 15Monday, November 30Friday, December 4
Week 16Monday, December 7Friday, December 11
Week 17Monday, December 14Friday, December 18

Location

Strawberry Canyon Recreation Area: 5 Centennial Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Program Information

  • Open to ages 5 – 11 (youth must be enrolled in Kindergarten or a higher grade).
  • WiFi connectivity for students to plug-in and learn remotely with the support of dedicated program staff and educational professionals.
  • Recreational Activities include: Archery (age 8 and up), Arts & Crafts, Basketball, Table Tennis, Field Sports & Games, and much more**.
  • All recreational activity supplies and equipment are provided.
  • Youth Participants must bring their own lunch and snack daily.

Contact Information

For PROGRAM SPECIFIC information and questions please contact us via email: SCRAYOUTH@BERKELEY.EDU

For REGISTRATION AND CUSTOMER SERVICE information, please contact us via email:  YOUTH@BERKELEY.EDU 

Golden Bears Youth Gymnastics – Learn & Play Program

Golden Bears Youth Gymnastics – Learn & Play Program

This specialized Youth Program is led by experienced and trained gymnastic professionals. This program provides indoor and outdoor gymnastics activities the emphasize skill building, and social development. Youth participants must bring their own water and snack daily. Youth participants must bring their own water and snack daily. UC Berkeley faculty, staff and currently registered student families*..

*Pursuant to APM – 715-0(b), “family member” is defined as an appointee’s child, parent, spouse, or domestic partner (same sex or opposite sex).

Programs Available from September 21st – December 19th  (No Program Drop-Ins available November 25th – 29th)

Tuesday or Thursday (2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.): Drop-in Recreational Gymnastics program

Saturday (10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.): Drop-in Recreational Gymnastics program

DaysTimesPriceRegistration
Tuesday Drop-In2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.$50/per class or $230/5 class bundleRegister
Thursday Drop-In2:00 p.m.  – 5:30 p.m.$50/per class or $230/5 class bundleRegister
Saturday Drop-In10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.$40/per class or $180/5 class bundleRegister

Location

Golden Bears Recreation Center: 25 Sports Lane, Berkeley, CA 94704

Program Information

  • Open to youth ages 5 – 12 (youth must be enrolled in Kindergarten or a higher grade).
  • All recreational activity supplies and equipment are provided.
  • Youth Participants must bring their own snack and water bottle daily.
  • This program provides instruction on essential movements and body shapes in gymnastics.
  • Through safe and fun progressions, gymnasts will develop the strength and flexibility unique to gymnastics.
  • The Golden Bears Youth Gymnastics program follows guidelines set forth by the USA Gymnastics Association (USAG). USAG is a national governing body that is dedicated to the development of gymnastics.
  • Boys are encouraged to attend.

Contact Information

For more information about programs or registering your youth, please contact us via email:  GBGYM@BERKELEY.EDU

Golden Bears Youth Skate – L8 Skate Program

Golden Bears Youth Skate – L8 Skate Program

This specialty Youth Program is led by trained and experienced skate professionals. This program emphasizes skateboard skill building and development skills. Youth get to learn and practice at the home of the only half-pipe skateboard facility in Northern California. Youth participants must bring their own water and snack daily. UC Berkeley faculty, staff and currently registered student families*.

*Pursuant to APM – 715-0(b), “family member” is defined as an appointee’s child, parent, spouse, or domestic partner (same sex or opposite sex).

Programs Available from September 21st – December 19th  (No Program Drop-Ins available November 25th – 29th)

Mondays (2:00 p.m.  – 5:30 p.m.): Drop-in Recreational Skate program

Wednesdays (1:00 p.m.  – 5:30 p.m.): Drop-in Recreational Skate program

Fridays (2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.): Drop-in Recreational Skate program

DaysTimesPriceRegistration
Monday Drop-ins2:00 p.m.  – 5:30 p.m.$50/class or $230/5 class bundleRegister
Wednesday Drop-ins1:00 p.m.  – 5:30 p.m.$60/class or $280/5 class bundleRegister
Friday Drop-ins2:00 p.m.  – 5:30 p.m.$50/class or $230/5 class bundleRegister

Location

Golden Bears Recreation Center – Skate Park: 25 Sports Lane, Berkeley, CA 94704

Program Information

  • Open to youth ages 8 – 12.
  • Safety pads and helmets must be provided by participant. Skateboard can be provided by the facility.
  • Youth Participants must bring their own snack daily.
  • Our expert instructors have experience teaching youth skateboarding and are screened for their ability to work with both new and experienced skaters.
  • Beginners 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 at the beginning of the program, and lessons will be individually adapted to each skater’s ability.
  • All participants are educated in skateboard safety, which includes ways to fall that minimize injury.
  • Girls are encouraged to attend.

Contact Information

For more information about programs or registering your youth, please contact us via email: YOUTH@BERKELEY.EDU

Educational Enrichment & Out-of-Schooltime Programs Contact Information:

Youth Programs Customer Service & Registration InformationYOUTH@BERKELEY.EDU
Strawberry Canyon Youth Program Information and Site ContactSCRAYOUTH@BERKELEY.EDU
Golden Bears Youth Gymnastics Program InformationGBGYM@BERKELEY.EDU
Golden Bears Youth Skate Program Information SKATE@BERKELEY.EDU

 

 

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