Send the Kids to Weed for Vocal Jazz & Choir Camp

A vocal jazz and show choir camp for students ages 12 to 18 will rock the College of the Siskiyous campus this summer. “They sing, they dance, they bond, and they put on a show at the end of the week that wows audiences year after year,” said Elaine Schaefer, camp director. Continue Reading

School’s Nearly Out, Summer Camp Nearly Open

School is just about out for the year, which means it’s time to figure out ways to keep Junior and Missy busy for the summer. You know, idle hands … . Might I suggest the Shasta County Office of Education’s… Continue Reading

Sign Up Soon for Planetarium’s Summer Science Camps

What: Schreder Planetarium 2011 Summer Science Camps
When: Application deadline: Friday (June 3)
Where: Schreder Planetarium, 1644 Magnolia Ave, Redding, CA

Choose from six weeks of camps with a focus on STEM (SL) — it stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, & … Continue Reading

Tap, Hip Hop, Classical Await at City Ballet’s Dance Camp

What: Redding City Ballet Summer Dance Camp When: June 27 to July 15, Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Where: Redding City Ballet, 1726 Market Street, Redding, CA 96001 Tuition: $375. Register here. Students’ Daily Class Offerings: Ballet… Continue Reading

Send Your ‘Wild Ones’ to Summer Art Camp!

What: HawkMan Studios Summer Art Camp When: Seven 1-Week Sessions – June 21 to August 6 Where: U-Prep School Art Room In Summer Art Camp, artist Troy Hawkins will keep creative minds active during the long break from school. Each week,… Continue Reading


Remember Our Fallen Veterans This Weekend

While putting together this column on Memorial Day services – shortly after writing about last week’s veterans care home groundbreaking both before and after the event – I started to feel like I was on the armed forces beat. I’m… Continue Reading

Of Pancakes And Summer Camp

I once described the Asphalt Cowboys’ annual pancake breakfast to someone from out of the area as “pancakes for 10,000 people in the middle of the street before sunrise.” That poor description earned a quizzical look, and, no, not everyone… Continue Reading