BRENTWOOD -- Looking to be a happy camper? Well, this may just be the answer for you.
The Brentwood Parks and Recreation Department has a variety of summer camps for kids, including themes of science, sports, digital arts and Lego engineering. Here's a quick sampling:
Archery Camp: This National Archery in the Schools Program focuses on basic skills for ages 8-16 on July 23 and 25. Students learn about the bow and arrow, proper technique and skills to become an accurate archer. This beginner's class will also cover the history, equipment and accuracy.
Lego Engineering Camp: Offered as half-day camp from 1-4 p.m. July 15-19, the Liftoff with LEGO (ages 5-7) and Aerospace FUNdamentals (ages 8-12) teach kids about the many objects that fly, float or zip through the air.
Mad Science: Mad Machines and Robots for ages 7-11 will be offered July 22-26. The half-day camp puts its focus on science experiments and futuristic projects.
A variety of sports camps are also on the menu, including Kidz Love Soccer for ages 4½-10 from July 15-19. Also, this month, Black Diamond Kids Center gives ages 4 to 12 years old an opportunity to try out the trampoline, foam pit and play games. And, a tennis camp, for ages 4-6 and 7-11, will be at Heritage High school every week this month.
For more a complete list of offerings, prices, dates and more info, call 516-5444 or visit www.brentwoodca.gov/start.cfm.