Gator Start - Chemistry
Gator Start - Chemistry

Graduate student from the Chemistry department demonstrating chemistry experiments

Gator Start - Fire Department
Gator Start - Fire Department

SF Fire Department educating our kids about fire safety

Gator Start - Drawing
Gator Start - Drawing

Our girls showing off their drawings

Gator Start - Camp counselors
Gator Start - Camp counselors

Describe your image.

Gator Camp - Journaling
Gator Camp - Journaling

Jounral time

Gator Start- Bottle Rocket
Gator Start- Bottle Rocket

Gator camp counselors initiating bottle rockets

Gator Camp - Bottle Rocket
Gator Camp - Bottle Rocket

Our gator camp counselor and kids work together to create bottle rockets

Gator Start - Egg drop contest
Gator Start - Egg drop contest

Our egg drop contest winners!

Gator Start - Slime Time
Gator Start - Slime Time

Showing off her purple diy slime

Gator Start Camp

Gator Start (our morning camp) will focus on teaching children life skills and how to become balanced, well-rounded healthy individuals. Through a variety of engaging games and activities, our campers will learn to develop critical skills that can help them throughout their lives. Our curriculum is designed around science, art and movement to engage campers to explore and enjoy the world around them.  We want everyone to have fun while participating in activities that encourage academic skills, such as critical thinking, problem solving and effective communication, in addition to learning movement skills, such as gymnastics, fitness and nutrition. This program will be a fantastic way to have fun in a positive environment and make new friends, develop self-confidence, perseverance and leadership skills, and strengthen the body and mind. 

Potential topics and activities:
Science: Robots, rockets, outer space, dinosaurs, nature
Art: Drawing, stories, music, painting, sculpture, model building, puzzles
Movement: Gymnastics (floor), fitness and exercise, nutrition, games

Ages: 7-14

Time: 8:00am - 12:00pm

Date: June 22 - July 31, 2020
Price: $650 for all 6 weeks or $130 per week
(Week 2:  $104 discounted)

Gator Sports - Swimming
Gator Sports - Swimming

Our kids sitting by the pool getting ready for swim lessons

Gator Sports - Swimming
Gator Sports - Swimming

Our camp counselors giving kids swimming instructions

Gator Sports - Martial Arts
Gator Sports - Martial Arts

Our kids doing warm ups and stretches before martial arts lesson

Gator Sports - Martial Arts
Gator Sports - Martial Arts

Martial art lessons

Gator Sports - Martial Arts
Gator Sports - Martial Arts

Our kids doing hip stretches

Gator Sports - Tennis
Gator Sports - Tennis

Tennis lessons

Gator Sports - Tennis
Gator Sports - Tennis

Our kids and camp counselors after tennis lesson

Gator Sports - Team Sports
Gator Sports - Team Sports

Our kids are ready and excited for team sports

Gator Sports - Team Sport
Gator Sports - Team Sport

Our kids during team sports

Gator Youth Sports Camp

Dr. David Walsh, Professor in the Department of Kinesiology hosts the San Francisco State University Gator Youth Sports Summer Camp, a program with a 30 year history. Boys and girls (ages 7-14) are grouped by age and offered a variety of developmentally appropriate sports and physical activities. The program aims to enhance self-esteem and confidence through physical activity and sports instruction, in addition to promoting fitness and motor skill development.

Daily Activities:
Station 1: Team Sport
Station 2: Tennis
Station 3: Swimming
Station 4: Martial Arts
Each group will be rotating through each station every hour, every day.

Ages: 7-14

Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Date: June 22 - July 31, 2020
Price: $850 for all 6 weeks or $180 per week
(Week 2: $144 discounted)

Gator Strong Camp

Our motto at Gator Strong is: Building better athletes, one person at a time. Gator Strong is a program for all athletes of any skill level between 13 and 18, and will focus on enhancing physical fitness, teaching exercise and nutrition concepts, and developing leadership and teamwork skills. Using strength and conditioning as our core activity, young athletes will be able to learn and refine fundamental movements that can transfer into improved sport performance. Alongside the physical development, we will introduce basic concepts regarding healthy foods, hydration, injury prevention, mobility training, sleep hygiene, and psychological principles of performance. To complement the physical and mental training, athletes will be given opportunities to develop their leadership and cooperation through team-based problem solving and competitive activities.

Potential topics and activities:
Strength training: Squat, deadlift, pushups, pull ups
Conditioning: Endurance, sprint, speed and agility training
Lifestyle topics: Nutrition, hydration, leadership, self-care

Ages: 13-18

Time: 9:00am-11:00am

Date: June 22 - July 31, 2020
Price: $850 for all 6 weeks or $180 per week
(Week 2: $144 discounted)

Gator Strong 7-20-12
Gator Strong 7-20-12

Deadlift demonstration

Gator Strong
Gator Strong

Coach Lorenz teaching the basics of a front squat

Gator Strong
Gator Strong

Our kids are learning how to spot during a bench press

Gator Strong
Gator Strong

Our kids practicing the agility ladder

Gator Strong
Gator Strong

Our kids practicing the agility ladder

Gator Strong
Gator Strong

Our camp coaches teaching the basics of gymnastics

Gator Strong
Gator Strong

Coach Mostafa leading dynamic warm ups

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Coach Kayla teaching the basics of a split jerk

Gator Strong
Gator Strong

Coach Lorenz teaching the basics of a clean