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Teen Summer Camps Near Roseville, California

by Sarah Bourque

Roseville, California, is a small town about 20 miles northeast of the state capital, Sacramento. Warm temperatures and a setting close to lakes and forests make this an ideal location for a teen summer camp. Summer camps give teens the opportunity to get out and explore the world while gaining valuable physical and social skills. Despite Roseville's small size, several teen summer camps are nearby to choose from.

Miss Hannigan's Summer Camp for Kids

Miss Hannigan's Summer Camp for Kids (rosevilletheatreartsacademy.com) offers day camps for children ages 4 to 15 at the Roseville Theatre Arts Academy. The two-week summer camps include lessons on a variety of performance techniques such as improvisation, voice training, acting skills and comedy. The Broadway Summer Camp will let your teen star shine in a Broadway review. At the performance, family, friends and the community get to witness his newly learned talents.

Teen Scene

The City of Roseville Parks and Recreation Department (roseville.ca.us) offers Teen Scene day camp for those entering grades seven through nine. Teen Scene meets Monday through Friday at Buljan Intermediate School. On-site, fun theme weeks and engaging activities take place. Off-site, three planned field trips a week occur, including swimming once a week. Other field trip destinations can include rock climbing, laser tag, six flags, paintballing and ice skating.

Water Activity Camps

The City of Roseville offers a Junior Lifeguard Camp at the Roseville Aquatics Complex. Kids from 10 to 14 years of age can learn about water safety, accident prevention, fitness information, fast response, leadership and work professionalism. The program is based on the American Red Cross Guardstart Lifeguarding. Water Polo Camp also is at Roseville Aquatics Complex. Kids ages 7 to 14 years old can learn individual and team defensive and offensive skills, and participate in drills and games.

Walton's Grizzly Lodge

Walton's Grizzly Lodge (grizzlylodge.com) is in Portola, California, about 130 miles southwest of Roseville. The private lakeside location offers lots of activities in a co-ed, sleepover camp. Campers can choose from activities such as horseback riding, fishing, archery, waterskiing, windsurfing, swimming, and arts and crafts. A dining lodge serves three meals a day, and fully enclosed cabins with electricity offer a cozy place to sleep. The standard camp is for kids up to 14 years of age, and a select program for previous campers ages 13 to 17 is available.

About the Author

Sarah Bourque has been a freelance writer since 2006 and is based in the Pacific Northwest. She writes and edits for the local publisher, Pacific Crest Imprint and has written for several online content sites. Her work recently appeared in "The Goldendale Tourism and Economic Development Magazine" and "Sail the Gorge!" magazine. She attended Portland Community College where she studied psychology.

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