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College of San Mateo

1700 W Hillsdale Blvd 

Session 1: April 1-5    

Session 2: April 8-12

Ages 11-15

**Session 1 Art Camp has sold out**

Limited spots available:

Session 1 Coding Camp, Session 2 Art Camp & Session 2 Coding Camp  



Do you miss Bay Area Pathways Academy already? If you love our BAPA Summer Camp you will love our Spring Break Camp! Be one of the first group of students in our Spring Camp this April! Sign up today before classes fill up!

Join Teacher Shereen in this transformative Art Camp where creativity knows no bounds, friendships are forged, and memories are made. It's not just an art class, it's an inspiring journey of self-discovery, self-expression, and endless possibilities! 

Join Teacher Mateo Campos in this fun, creative, and challenging Coding Camp. The magic in every student comes to life as never before when they are empowered to be as creative as they were all born to be!  Every program in Black Rocket's Coding Camp is powered by the child's innate imagination and designed to bring their ideas to life in a fun, hands-on learning environment. 

zebra bowls

4 picture painting



Session 1 Sold out

Session 2 limited spots available

We are excited to offer an Art Camp where your child will have the opportunity to explore a wide range of art and creative activities. Get ready for an exhilarating adventure with our BAPA Art Instructor Shereen! Tailored for budding artists aged 11 to 15, each day is a dynamic mix of creativity, exploration, and skill-building. From mastering drawing techniques to experimenting with vibrant paints, sculpting unique forms, crafting intricate origami, and discovering the magic of watercolor, students will unlock their artistic potential and let their imaginations soar!

Under Teacher Shereen's guidance, students will delve into the fundamentals of art while also exploring innovative techniques and approaches.  Students will learn to observe the world around them with a fresh perspective, translate their ideas into visual masterpieces, and develop their own unique artistic voice. Whether it's capturing the beauty in a watercolor landscape, bringing imaginary creatures to life through sculpture, or expressing emotions through abstract painting, students will leave the camp with a newfound confidence in their abilities and a portfolio of stunning artwork to cherish. This class is recommeded for all art level students.

Day 1: Intro to Drawing

Day 2: Exploring Painting Techniques

Day 3: Sculpture

Day 4: Origami Exploration

Day 5: Watercolor 

(this class is valued at $390 when compared to our BAPA summer enrichment classes)

Enroll in BAPA Spring Art Camp 



Coding Academy

Coding Camp


Session 1 & 2 Coding Camp--limited spots available

**Registration Extended for Session 1 Coding. CLOSES 3/31/24 at 5pm**

Calling all future coders, programmers, cyber spies, & designers! Explore a series of coding languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Python through introductory projects and design challenges. Learn the basics to get started on your coding journey and become the next coding prodigy! Projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. This class is recommended for beginner to intermediate level coding students.

Code Breakers: Learn the basics of coding languages like HTML, JavaScript, and CSS through a series of web projects and design challenges each day, and be on your way to becoming the next tech star! Whether you want to be a Silicon Valley CEO or the high school student who just made $1 million dollars for programming in her bedroom, this course has the essentials you need to begin your journey. Projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. 

Code Your Own Adventure! Interactive Storytelling: Watch as the characters in your imagination come to life in this unique course that blends classic storytelling with animation techniques and coding. Start with a concept, design the characters, and choose not just one ending, but many! Learn how to create your own text-based adventure games with variables, conditional logic, images, HTML, CSS, and Twine scripting syntax. 

Python Programmers: Want to learn the world's fastest-growing programming language favored by Google, NASA, YouTube, and the CIA? Learn how to code with Python to create engaging apps and games. Each lesson takes you step-by-step on a programming path that will let you challenge friends with fun content you create from start to finish! Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.

JavaScript Developer Jam: Learn programming tools so powerful they seem like magic! Start off by exploring an array of core programming concepts with JavaScript by experimenting in a series of advanced skills such as 3D experiences and game creation. 

View the videos below to learn more:

Code Breakers

JavaScript Developer Jam

Python Programmers

Code Your Own Adventure

Enroll in BAPA Spring Coding Camp  

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Dates & Times

Session Length
Sessions 1, and 2 will run for 5 days each

Session Dates 
Session 1 (5 days): 4/1-4/5
Session 2  (5 days): 4/8-4/12

Class Times 
Each 1-week session runs from 9am to 1 pm


We love answering your questions! Email us for more information about our BAPA Spring Camps.

Contact our office: (650) 574-6149

  The Bay Area Pathways Academy™ will be a game-changer in San Mateo County’s efforts to disrupt the cycle of summer learning loss. I’m pleased to endorse such an innovative and comprehensive program.  
— Bonnie Hansen, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, Sequoia Union High School District