We continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and at this time, are still planning on holding summer camp.
Science Smart Kids Inc. (Camp Captivate) takes the safety and health of our community very seriously. We are continually monitoring the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, and staying current with the ever-changing recommendations. Learn more about how we are approaching this challenging situation.
Why Choose Camp Captivate?
S.T.E.A.M.-centered curriculum (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math, plus P.E. and Team building)
#1 summer camp on Yelp for Santa Clara; #2 on Yelp for San Jose
5-star Yelp and Activity Hero rating
Differentiated Instruction (programs for 3 grade bands)
15 spectacular themes
Extended Care before and after Camp
Hands-on, Project-based learning
Excellent Staff-to-Student Ratios
Our exciting series of camps in the summer of 2020 will include 3 camp programs and 15 weekly themes, for students ages 5 – 13.
What People Are Saying…
“I can’t say enough good things about this camp. We’ve tried several other camps – some technology-based and others not – but none has been as rewarding as Camp Captivate.”
— Chris E., San Jose
Pac-12 and CFP Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers award over $36,000 to 12 teachers across San Jose area
Leading up to the Pac-12’s sixth-consecutive football championship game at Levi’s® Stadium on December 6, 2019, the Conference and mascots from all 12 universities surprised 12 deserving teachers throughout the San Jose area with awards — including Camp Captivate’s Founder and Director Ildiko Stennis!
Captivate Explorers Camp
Full-day integrated camp where “Science, Art and History Fit Together” for each exciting theme.
Captivate S.T.E.A.M. Camp Jr.
Full-day S.T.E.A.M. Summer Camp Program (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) plus P.E. and team building for children ages 7 to 10.
Captivate S.T.E.A.M. Camp Plus
Full-day S.T.E.A.M. Summer Camp Program (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) plus P.E. and team building for students ages 10 to 13. This middle school program challenges students with higher-level scientific investigations.