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Winter Camp Bay Area, CA: Dec 2019 - Jan 2020

The Genius of Leonardo da Vinci – Engineering

  • Led by Emma Blenkinsop
  • Grades 4-6

Good to Know

  • $1680 instead of $1780

    Early Bird Rate $1680 per week
    instead of $549 per week (until March 31)

  • 9:00am - 4:00pm

    All camps hours
    9:00am - 4:00pm

  • 10 min driving

    All locations are 10
    minutes driving distance from each

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The Genius of Leonardo Da Vinci
Engineering

It has been more than 500 years since the passing of Leonardo da Vinci, yet his discoveries and inventions are still viewed with awe. His curiosity and imagination led him to create masterpieces that serve as wonderful teaching tools, even today. We will build and explore some of his most famous inventions, including his catapult, helicopter, tank and ornithopter. We will also guide you through the hands-on building of your own machines, using the technology of today, including hydraulics. Finally, we will learn about the life of da Vinci to see what traits guided him to his greatness and how we can understand and access those traits in ourselves. By week’s end, you will take home all of your creations as inspiration and a reminder of the great things YOU can do.

 

The Genius of Leonardo da Vinci – Engineering
Emma Blenkinsop

Emma Blenkinsop

Led byEmma Blenkinsop

Emma is a real technology lover. She was president of the CardinalBotics, Lowell High School’s robotics team, where she was also a member for 4 years. She is a mentor of FIRST League Robotics, and taught in numerous robotics camps, including Celsius and Beyond.

Emma is currently an engineering student at the University of California, Berkeley

Fees and Policies

  • Early Bird Rate (until March 31) is $1680 per 3 weeks.
  • Camp Fees after March 31st are $1780 per 3 weeks
  • An annual insurance/registration fee of $25 is required for each family account.

Discount

  • Multiple Session Discount – Also applicable to siblings
    • Sign up for 2 sessions: receive a total of $40 off
    • Sign up for 3 sessions: receive a total of $75 off
    • Sign up for 4 sessions or more: $140 off or more (at $35 per session)
  • Refer families who have never attended a Celsius camp before and receive either a credit of $50 off a future camp or a refund of $30 per referral. Further details can be found on the registration site. No cross referrals accepted.

Extended Care

  • Early morning extended care from 8am to 9am
  • Afternoon extended care from 4pm up to 5pm.
  • Advanced payments (prior to start of camp) for all Extended Care are $12 per hour, or $130 per week ($8.5hr) for all 5 days for one/two hours per day).
  • Ad Hoc during the week of camp are billed at $15 per hour.
  • Pick up after 5pm will be charged at a rate of $2.00 per minute (no grace)
  • Extended Care is billed in one hour increments after a 10 minute grace period.

Cancellation Policy

Covid-19 Update: We plan to hold our camps as planned. If however, Shelter in Place restrictions remain at the time of our camp, or if the CDC recommends canceling activities such as camps, we will provide a full refund.

-Any changes (other than cancellation) to previously confirmed sessions shall be assessed a $40 fee. Transferring sessions is subject to availability.

– In the event of a required entire camp closure during a session, we will refund 50% of fees paid on a pro-rata basis for days not used, with the cancellation fee to you not to exceed $500. This is out of a commitment to our instructors.

– In the event that the SFDPH orders us to close a specific pod(s) for 10 days due to an outbreak, no refund will be issued.

– Your $500 deposit is non-refundable if the program is operating, and you choose to cancel more than two weeks prior to the start of a session, for whatever reason you may have. The balance paid will be refunded to you.

– No refunds will be issued for cancellations made by you for any reason less than 14 days prior to the start of a session, however partial credits on your Celsius account are available as follows:

– More than 7 days and less than 14 days cancellation notice prior to the start date of the session, a credit for 80% of the total price paid less the $500 non-refundable fee.

– Between 3 and 7 days notice = 50% credit of total price paid less the $500 non-refundable fee.

– Less than 3 days notice no credit and no refund for any cancellations.

Please Note: We are sorry, but there are no refunds or reduction in fees for days missed due to illness, absence, last-minute vacations/trips, change in family circumstances during camp sessions, suspension or dismissal.

Payment Policy

We accept cash, check, e-check and credit cards (Visa/Mastercard/Discover).Reservations are not confirmed without payment received. Online registration andpayment ensures immediate confirmation. Payments by check should be sent in within 3 days of making an online reservation or the spot will be released.