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FOR MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM... The best way to experience the lower school camp is through photos of all of the fun  from 2013... 

  • Scroll through the weekly camp newsletters provided by classroom teachers illustrating the fun and interesting learning happening!
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Our program offers children a wide variety of developmentally appropriate academic, innovative, technological, physical and socially expansive activities that support the personal growth of all its participants. We are proud of our exceptional and experienced faculty, which includes Head-Royce teachers, many devoted returning summertime faculty and fresh faces from around our community. The academic goal of our program is to provide an opportunity to solidify skills learned in the prior school year and introduce new concepts for the upcoming grade level.  

As a member of Lower School Program, every participant will receive: 

  • Daily Red Cross certified swimming lesson
  • Daily lunch service and afternoon snack
  • Interactive science lessons 
  • Weekly visits to the Lower School library
  • Supervised creative play
  • Curricular visits to the school garden
  • An expansive array of afternoon enrichment activities, which might include anything from yoga to drumming   
  • Optional bus transportation for local participants to and from the program
  • Hands-on experience with an iPad

Kindergarten

Kindergarten students must be five years old as of November 1st, 2014 to enroll!

This program is designed to help participants make the transition to the kindergarten experience. A variety of daily activities provide a dynamic and comfortable foundation of social and academic skills essential to the classroom experience. Teachers will model and teach the foundation of expressive and receptive language skills to help students build a foundation of communication in the school environment. Integrated themes featuring topics from Nature will infuse all subject areas including pre-math skill builders, oral language development, arts and crafts, cooking projects and listening skills that will be introduced each week. Learning will take place both inside and outside the classroom as students experience the world around them and how it connects to their life at school. Students will also create number and alphabet books and will come home with arts and crafts that reflect our units of study. Students will have time to explore the classroom during free choice times, when they can use manipulative materials, games, and other resources.  These self-directed opportunities allow students to develop collaborative and fun connections with their peers.

Every week, each teacher will post an overview of the happenings for their class on the Summer Lower School Program Newsletters page.  This is a great way to see what kinds of amazing projects and activities your camper is participating in.

Below you will find a sample of a Kindergarten newsletter from last summer.  Click here to view all of Summer Lower School Program 2013 Newsletters.

 

Mr. Turner - Tree homes and the animals that live in them were the topics of study in week two of Mr. T's class. We went outside and observed several trees and the different leaves, shapes, and smells. We used describing words to communicate what we saw and asked ourselves, "What kinds of animals live in trees?" Inside the classroom, we made paper owls and raccoons. The week will end with the entire class working together to build a tree out of cardboard. Come by and check it out!

 

First Grade

The first grade curriculum enriches all core academic areas, including reading, writing, math, oral language, and art. Through theme based units, each subject area is integrated with multi-sensory activities that help promote mastery and deep understanding. Friendship, Community Helpers and Ocean Life are just some of the topics that students will explore. Fundamental reading and writing skills will be reviewed and applied through a variety of language-based activities. Language arts will be further enhanced by weekly trips to the fabulous Head-Royce library where students will be introduced to many genres of literature. Mathematical concepts will be practiced and expanded through daily application. Enrichment games and manipulatives are introduced to help promote number fluency and flexible thinking. The social skills of self confidence, citizenship, sharing, and leadership will be strengthened by creating a strong sense of community and working together as a team.

Every week, each teacher will post an overview of the happenings for their class on the Summer Lower School Program Newsletters page.  This is a great way to see what kinds of amazing projects and activities your camper is participating in.

Below you will find a sample of a First Grade newsletter from last summer.  Click here to view all of Summer Lower School Program 2013 Newsletters.

Ms. Farrell - The theme this week is insects! The students created a graph that showed how many ladybugs were a certain color. After they graphed, they analyzed their data and solved addition problems. They also learned the differences between the life cycles of a ladybug and the life cycles of a butterfly. The students really learned some fun facts of butterflies, like the largest being a Queen Alexandra's Birdwing at 11 inches!

Second Grade

Second grade students will experience a variety of enriching activities that strive to balance academic and social development. Through themes of Family, Community, Pirates, and Animals Around the World, students will connect the outside world to core subjects of writing, math and oral language skills. Whether its measuring plant growth in the garden, mapping where endangered animals live around the world, or looking for hidden treasures, the possibilities are endless. Participants will read aloud in small groups in a literature-based program, with time each week set aside time for self-exploration in the library. Art and science projects will further highlight the second grade experience through many hands-on activities. Grade level computations, number exploration, and problem solving skills will be introduced. Opportunities for math enrichment games will be offered to help strengthen number sense and mathematical reasoning.

Every week, each teacher will post an overview of the happenings for their class on the Summer Lower School Program Newsletters page.  This is a great way to see what kinds of amazing projects and activities your camper is participating in.

Below you will find a sample of a Second Grade newsletter from last summer.  Click here to view all of Summer Lower School Program 2013 Newsletters.

Ms. Reilly - The second week of the Summer Program has been tons of fun! Although we had a bit of rain, the students practiced the life skill of flexibility and still had a great time! This week our theme was the human body. The students read about various ways of exercising as well as learning important body structures and bones. We reviewed subtraction by playing 'How Many Bones?' and even sculpted broken bones. We also learned how to draw the Pigeon on the iPads and furthered our discoveries on the properties of liquids in Science.

Third Grade

Third grade students will receive a balanced academic experience along with continuing practice in social development skills. Through a weekly thematic approach, students will integrate the subjects of reading, writing, and math. Engaging topics of Space, The Life Cycle of a Butterfly or Famous People will launch student investigation and learning as they refine, enhance and expand their academic skills. Project based activities will allow students to witness, first hand, the various stages and growth of a butterfly, author their own fictional short story or design self portraits. As students build their enjoyment of reading, they will practice identifying main idea, plot sequence, and significant details. Weekly visits to the library will further enhance the reading experience as students explore the many genres of books and listen to stories read aloud by our librarian. Students will also explore the fun of writing, with attention to essential writing mechanics, fluency, descriptive vocabulary, and content development. Grade level computations, number exploration, and problem solving skills will be reviewed and expanded. Further development of mental calculations and number play will help strengthen math fluency and flexible thinking.

Every week, each teacher will post an overview of the happenings for their class on the Summer Lower School Program Newsletters page.  This is a great way to see what kinds of amazing projects and activities your camper is participating in.

Below you will find a sample of a Third Grade newsletter from last summer.  Click here to view all of Summer Lower School Program 2013 Newsletters.

Mr. Evans - Last week we talked about the elements of a short story, and this week we started writing our first drafts. Our theme this week is children's authors and we watched presentations about some of the best--Roald Dahl, Hans Christian Andersen, Beverly Cleary, and Dr. Seuss. During math time, we continued to learn the basic multiplication concepts and facts. And what fun it was in Tech class to write movie scripts, so we could begin filming our movies, and in Mad Science to learn about the weather, which was very appropriate considering the rainy days we had early this week.

Fourth Grade

Fourth grade students will reinforce, strengthen and enhance their understanding and application of all core academic areas through project based activities, formal instruction and hands-on learning. Dynamic lessons designed to excite learning and encourage discovery will support the daily work. Students in fourth grade will publish original stories, simulate historical events, construct 3 dimensional models and work cooperatively to solve mathematical challenges. Weekly visits to the school library are used to supplement the in class reading program. Through exposure to many genres, students will practice reading for accuracy, finding the main idea, examining plot sequence, and learning new vocabulary. Building enthusiasm for writing will be a special emphasis as students refine their skills in planning, writing, and editing their drafts. Writing mechanics and proper use of grammar will be reinforced. Basic math skills will continue to be developed and refined through challenging math activities. Students will work together to explore, discover, and apply mathematical patterns, logic, and problem solving techniques.

Every week, each teacher will post an overview of the happenings for their class on the Summer Lower School Program Newsletters page.  This is a great way to see what kinds of amazing projects and activities your camper is participating in.

Below you will find a sample of a Fourth Grade newsletter from last summer.  Click here to view all of Summer Lower School Program 2013 Newsletters.

Ms. Driscoll - This week, the 4th grade Junior Architects are learning about area and perimeter in preparation for planning their clubhouse. They are also reviewing the multiplication and division facts, tackling a 3-d geometry math problem, writing a shape poem about a building of their choice, and practicing their editing and revising skills. Before our trip to the library, we talked about the different genres in fiction and non-fiction and we will categorize the types of books we check out for the classroom. The campers are working in groups to make a short video in the Tech class and are learning about magnets and weather in Mad Science this week.

Fifth Grade

Fifth grade students will participate in an integrated thematic curriculum in reading, writing, and math. As teachers encourage a continuing enthusiasm for reading, students will attend to accuracy and fluency as well as practice and apply critical reading skills that enhance comprehension. Weekly visits to the library will further enhance the reading experience as students explore the many genres of books and periodicals. In writing, students will approach the writing process through the stages of pre-writing, drafting, editing, and publishing. Student’s exposure to many writing styles will be used as a tool for expanding their written expression. Number exploration, computation, and problem solving skills will be tailored to meet the appropriate needs of each student. Strategic and creative math challenges serve to intrigue and motivate students, enriching their understanding and appreciation. 

Every week, each teacher will post an overview of the happenings for their class on the Summer Lower School Program Newsletters page.  This is a great way to see what kinds of amazing projects and activities your camper is participating in.

Below you will find a sample of a Fifth Grade newsletter from last summer.  Click here to view all of Summer Lower School Program 2013 Newsletters.

Mr. Thompson - Greetings!  Wow, we have done a lot of work these past two weeks.

In Language Arts we have finished an entire Capitalization unit and the students all performed very well on a review quiz. We are also learning and reviewing parts of speech.  In Math we have been continuing our work on place value and transferred our knowledge to decimals. Place value will be a key concept for 5th grade and it is important for students to have a strong foundation. We will begin adding and subtracting decimals today and push forward as far as we can in our final week. In Social Studies we have continued our work on the States. All students completed a set of flashcards with the States, abbreviations, and capitals. Also, we have begun studying the U.S Government which has provoked great questioning and much interest from the students.

Swim Program

Each member of the Lower School Program will receive a Red Cross Certified Swim Lesson. Students entering grades 2nd -5th will also participate in Recreational Free-Swim. Below see descriptions of each component as well as gear needed on a daily basis for swimming.

The first two days of each session will be reserved for swim evaluation in an effort to ensure proper placement in the appropriate swim level. For maximum safety and growth, we will place individuals in levels deemed most appropriate by our swim staff. Our swim staff is highly skilled in working with swimmers at all levels of ability.

How Morning Lessons Work

Morning K-5 homeroom teachers will transition students to and from the pool for daily swim lessons. Daily lessons are 25 minutes and will include the standard amount of out-of-water demonstration and lecture on the topics of water safety and/or lifesaving.  Students will receive an end of the session evaluation of their skills and placement in the American Red Cross Learn-To-Swim program

  • Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills
  • Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills
  • Level 3: Stroke Development
  • Level 4: Stroke Improvement
  • Level 5: Stroke Refinement
  • Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency

What to Bring for Swimming:

Students should be prepared for daily lessons with the following items, all labeled with student’s name:   

  • swim suit

  • towel

  • Ziplock bag for wet suit at the end of the lesson

  • sunscreen

  • Optional: goggles, please no face masks that cover the nose. The Swim Department does provide quality goggles for the students to use during their swim lessons.

  • Optional: swim shirt, please insure that the swim shirt is a proper fit.  A proper fit is when the shirt fits snug on the body, not loose.

Recreational Free-Swim

2nd – 5th grade participants have the option of recreational free if qualified for swim level 3 and above. Each swimmer will be assessed to determine free-swim section eligibility (shallow, mid, and deep water). Assessment will take place within the first two days of the program, with free-swim activities beginning thereafter. Level 2 swimmers will be assessed weekly in their morning swim lesson to determine possible movement to free swim eligibility in afternoon programs.

Events Calendar

The Lower School Program events calendar outlines theme days and special events on campus. Fully participating in “dress up” days and activities will create a more memorable experience for your student.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE ARE OUR 2013 CALENDARS - WE WILL UPDATE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, BUT THESE ARE A GOOD INDICATION OF OUR SPECIAL EVENTS AND MIGHT CHANGE SLIGHTLY! 

 

 

Summer Program Tours

Please check back for tour sign-ups. 

The Summer Program is offering tours for families interested in checking out the campus. To register for a tour date, please click the following. 

Faculty

About the faculty and staff... The Head-Royce Summer Program team is made up of Head-Royce academic year teachers and interns and dedicated teachers from the broader community. Our beloved (and nicknamed) counselors range from rising high school juniors through college-aged students. All have participated in a rigorous hiring process and specialized training specific to our program needs.

 

We will update our program faculty information as hiring is complete in 2014! In the meantime, please feel free to check out our 2013 staff! 
 
Kindergarten Team

Barry Turner - Educated at Queens College in North Carolina, I  have spent the past 11 years at Archway School teaching K-3 to a diverse group of students challenged with learning disabilities, autism, noncompliant behavior, and speech impairments, as well as students who function on and above grade level. An educator, fishing and nature enthusiast, supporter of community-based learning projects, and former soccer player, I  keenly incorporate my  interests into my classroom curriculum and structure. From raising trout in the classroom to implementing the Bridges Math Program and collaborating with fellow teachers developing new curriculum and extracurricular resources such as Community Building activities and Homework Club, I  strive to bring a balanced curriculum of academics and social-emotional awareness to my classroom.                                                       

Contact info: barryt@summer.headroyce.org                                      
                                   
I'm Melissa Gale and this year I was a kindergarten teacher at Kaiser Elementary in Oakland. This was my first year as a lead teacher and love teaching kindergarten. Teaching during the summer gives me the flexibility to build a new curriculum, try new things, and challenge myself in the short time I have with the students. While I'm not teaching, I like to cook for friends, see movies, and hike in Redwood Regional.
 
Contact info: melissag@summer.headroyce.org


First Grade Team


Mason J. Musumeci- I have  taught kids from 5-11 years old for over eight years. Over the last four years I  have taught 5th grade in Oakland Unified School District, splitting my summers between teaching rising kindergarteners and rising fifth graders! Summer is the best time to dig in and have some fun while reviewing content through cooperative learning, games and special projects. When I am not teaching, you can find me huddled up with a good book, creating art, swinging around a dance floor, or off with my camera trying to capture the beauty of the East Bay.
                                                                                                                                                              Contact Info: masonm@summer.headroyce.org
                                               
Devon Farrell - I’m looking forward to a summer filled with fun, learning, and new experiences. I am a newly credentialed teacher from Saint Mary's College in Moraga and thrilled to be joining the Head-Royce Lower School team! While fulfilling my Multiple Subject credential work at SMC this past year, I student taught and substituted in the Lafayette (my hometown) and Mount Diablo School Districts. Summer is the time for students to have fun and enjoy themselves, while still being engaged in learning and I love being a part of that. When I am not teaching, I am coaching volleyball at Campolindo High School in Moraga and at NorCal Volleyball Club in Pleasanton. I also love to read, play volleyball, sail with my family, and snuggle with my golden retriever, Jackson.                                                                         

Contact Info: devonf@summer.headroyce.org
                                               
My name is Ruth Flores and I am joining the Head-Royce community from Washington Elementary in San Leandro. I have been teaching for 11 years,1st grade and Kindergarten positions. I like working during the summer to keep me engaged with the little ones. I find their passion for learning and every day smiles very hard to stay away from. I also embrace change and are always open to new situations and learning from them. I am very happy to be at Head-Royce this summer! In my spare time I like to go for long runs in the Oakland hills and around our neighborhood. I believe in staying active, having fun and making the best of every situation.                                                                                              

Contact Info: ruthf@summer.headroyce.org
 
My name is Rasheeda Turner and I am joining the spectacular summer team from Head-Royce. I have been teaching for six years. Teaching in the summer is a wonderful way to explore new ideas in a relaxing environment. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and being a tourist in an unfamiliar city. I'm excited to be teaching in my first ever summer program!                                                                                                          

Contact Info: rasheedat@summer.headroyce.org
                                               
Hi! My name is Antoinette Miller. I was born and raised in San Francisco. I have been teaching for almost ten years. I have taught kindergarten, first, second, and fifth grade. I have a beautiful seven year old daughter. 

Contact Info: antoinettem@summer.headroyce.org
 
Heather Thorton  
More coming soon!    
                                                                                                  
Contact Info: heathert@summer.headroyce.org
                                               
Second Grade Team
 
Zach Bernard-During the school year, I teach 2nd grade right here at Head Royce. This school year was a milestone for me: a decade teaching full time (and seven of those glorious years here at HRS). I love teaching during the summer because it's a wonderful opportunity to explore themes and topics I don't cover during the traditional school year, like pirates and amazing animals. During the summertime, I try to be outside as much as possible. I love walking my dog in the hills, spending weekends
at the beach, and evenings rooting on the Oakland A's. I look forward to a terrific summer program!                                                                                                         

Contact Info: zachb@summer.headroyce.org
                                               
Julia Liedtka -I've been at Head Royce for two years. I've been teaching for six years. This is my second summer at the HRS Summer Program. I am looking forward to the summer because I enjoy the very relaxed, happy, warm and sunny vibe at the school. In my spare time I like to be with my family and friends!
                                                                                                                                               
Contact Info: julial@summer.headroyce.org
 
Katie Reilly - I am coming from teaching 3rd grade at Amelia Earhart Elementary school in Alameda. This is my third year teaching 3rd grade, and my third summer as a teacher in Head Royce's Summer Program. I love teaching in the summer program because of all of the fun new people I get to meet each year as well as all the smart and awesome students! In my spare time I enjoy backpacking and really doing anything outdoors in the sunshine.                             

Contact Info: katier@summer.headroyce.org
                                               
Margaret Niles - I have a rich and varied background working with all grade levels throughout the Bay Area. Recently I have been working at a private high school in Marin, as well as two local school districts. I’m  looking forward to a fun filled summer at Head Royce that is infused with the arts. In my spare time, I enjoy hiking, gardening, painting, and traveling.

Contact Info: margaretn@summer.headroyce.org
 
C.J. Lee - Christopher (C.J.) Lee graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelors in Elementary Education and a Kansas teaching credential.  He is currently a teacher at St. Paul's Episcopal school where he taught fourth grade last year.  Before that he taught third grade at Archway Elementary School for 8 years and a second/third combo for 2 years.  C.J. began working with kids during his numerous years working for Sarah's Science Camp where he was a head counselor and an after care director.  This will be his 12th year teaching at the Head Royce Enrichment Program.

Contact Info: cjl@summer.headroyce.org
      
                                         
Third Grade Team
 
Terri Gonzalez - A little over a year ago I relocated to the Bay area from Maryland, where I spent most of my 30 year teaching career in elementary education. I was introduced to the Head-Royce Community and began to substitute in The Lower School during the 2011 -2012 school year and taught in the SEP kindergarten program last summer. I am looking forward to working with your children in the challenging, respectful and nurturing atmosphere of SEP.
                                                                                               
Contact Info: terrig@summer.headroyce.org
                                               
I'm Stephi Dellar. During the school year, I teach middle school in Martinez, but I have been teaching 3rd grade in the Head Royce Summer Program for nine years. I love teaching here, having fun, creating, and learning with the students! It doesn't get much better than that! When I am not teaching, I am usually walking, reading, or hanging out with friends and family! I'm looking forward to another fabulous summer with you all!

Contact Info: stephid@summer.headroyce.org
                                               
My name is Mindi Spike Shepherd and I am thrilled to be part of the Head Royce Summer Enrichment Program. I have taught at Burckhalter Elementary School for the past 5 years, and I will be teaching in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, next year. In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, traveling, and going on adventures with my dogs. My favorite part of being a teacher is being able to watch children learn - I love the moment when everything “clicks” and a child understands a difficult concept!                                                                                                        

Contact Info: mindis@summer.headroyce.org
                                                
Douglas Evans - I have taught elementary school for 20 years in various setting ranging from a small logging town in Oregon to public schools in California; private schools in the East Bay to international schools in London and Helsinki. After the publication of my first children’s book, I became a full-time writer for children. Teaching summer school gives me the opportunity to return to the classroom and a profession I greatly love.  More information about my children’s books and teaching career can be found on my web site at http://www.wtmelon.com.                                                                   

Contact Info: douglase@summer.headroyce.org
                                               
Theresa Dyer - I have taught 3rd grade at a small rural school in the Sierra Mountains for 12 years. I enjoy hiking, fishing, and taking pictures of nature. I look forward to visiting my hometown each summer to teach eager-to-learn students. The community at Head Royce is very warm and welcoming.

Contact Info: theresad@summer.headroyce.org
                                               
Fourth Grade Team
 
My name is Celia Bermeo. I am an Oakland native and a 5th grade teacher at Chabot Elementary. I have taught in Oakland for 13 years and enjoy teaching summer school because I get to engage students with literature, math, and hands-on projects while having fun in the sun. I am also a soccer mom who loves to cheer-LOUD. During my spare time I enjoy trying out new cooking recipes and downloading music from Itunes. I also love to hang out near the beach, take long walks, and relax while reading a good book. I am excited to join the Head-Royce community and looking forward to meeting all my new students this summer.                                                                                                    

Contact Info: celiab@summer.headroyce.org
                                               
 Katie Laurie- I teach at Santa Margarita Elementary in Santa Margarita on the Central Coast. This is my first year with my own room, however I have been teaching in a classroom for 4 years. I really enjoy teaching during the summer because I find I can inspire students to enjoy learning! During my spare time, I hike with my dogs or go to the beach!

Contact Info: katiel@summer.headroyce.org
                                               
Diane Driscoll - I'm currently a 4th/5th grade teacher at Crestmont School. I've taught for 20+ years. I like teaching in the summer because I usually learn as much as I teach: new methods of group management, new games, new resources, etc. In my spare time, I run, salsa dance, garden and get in touch with my own creativity by painting, working with clay or other mediums.

Contact Info: dianned@summer.headroyce.org
                                               
Fifth Grade Team
 
Scott Thompson -
More coming soon!
 
Contact Info: scottt@summer.headroyce.org
                                               
Myriam Godfrey - I have been teaching middle school ELA at St. Martin de Porres for the past eight years. I did my undergraduate work at Wells College and my credential at San Francisco State. I come to teaching as a second career - I used to be a systems administrator at Cal. I'm excited to teach at Head-Royce this summer and to work with a new age - fifth graders! I lived in Oakland for almost 30 years and I currently living in the very vibrant Temescal district with many cats and my amazing kids.      

                                                                 
Contact Info: myriamg@summer.headroyce.org

                                               
Hi, my name is Doshia Battiest and I will be joining the Head Royce Summer team this summer.  My regular teaching assignment is at Chabot Elementary in Oakland Unified.  I have been teaching in Oakland for four years, but I have been teaching a total of eleven years.  I have only lived in the Bay Area a short time. I enjoy teaching in the summer because I get to work at a different school site in a different part of the Bay, allowing me to see and learn more about the area and it's schools.  I also enjoy meeting and working with new kids every summer. Although I do like to teach in the summer, I also do enjoy traveling and reading good books. I plan to do both this summer.  I am looking forward to a fun and productive summer.      

                        
Contact Info: theodisab@summer.headroyce.org
                                               
Specialist Teachers
 
Maimone Attia 3rd-5th - Movie Making Class
 
This class introduces students to the three main disciplines involved in creating a film: writing, shooting and editing. The students being by viewing a scene from an animated film that provides a clear example of visual storytelling. After a teacher-led discussion in which the instructor helps the students to understand how the scene's story is conveyed visually, students will form groups to write, act out, film and a short, non-dialogue scene. During this class, students will learn how to communicate ideas and emotions in the language of cinema. They will also be introduced to the basics of cinematography and narrative film editing.
 

Vickie Stoller K-2 - Science
 
                                               
It's very exciting to a build a new community of learners from such a variety of school bckgrounds.  It's so much fun to watch the studetns learn.  When curriculum is fun and exciting, content can become mor meaningful.
 
 
                                   

Program Counselors

About the faculty and staff... The Head-Royce Summer Program team is made up of Head-Royce academic year teachers and interns and dedicated teachers from the broader community. Our beloved (and nicknamed) counselors range from rising high school juniors through college-aged students. All have participated in a rigorous hiring process and specialized training specific to our program needs.

By far, our biggest asset in our summer program are the many young people working in the role of "counselors". We describe them as counselors and not simply "staff" as they do so much to support the social and emotional needs of the campers. At the beginning of each summer, counselors pick nick-names for the duration of that summer (or beyond). You'll likely hear your campers referring to folks like, "Mr. Pickles", "Giggles", "Gravy", "Thunder", etc. 

Last year's team was comprised of high school students representing: 

  • Aspire Golden State Prep, Bentley, Berkeley High School, Castro Valley High School, Dougherty Valley High School, Holy Names High School, Head-Royce School, Bishop O'Dowd, Oakland School for the Arts, Ruth Asawa School for the Arts, Skyline High School, Oakland Tech

Our college students home for summer were representing: 

  • Boston College, Chabot College, Chico State, Georgia State, Gonzaga, Harvard University, Holy Names University, Humboldt State, Merritt College, New York University, Northeastern University, Northern Arizona University, Occidental, Pitzer, San Francisco State University, St. Mary's College, The George Washington University, Tufts, UC Davis, UC Riverside, UC Santa Cruz

*In order to apply to work as a counselor in the summer program, students must be entering 11th grade or higher. 

 

Contact Us:

Email:

summer@headroyce.org

Kim Hobbs 
Programs Office Administrative Assistant
510.531.1300 x2500

Mikki Frazier 
Director of Programs
510.531.1300 x2500

 

 


 




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