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CANCELLED :: Thingamakids! Summer Camp

  • North Oakland Community Charter School (NOCCS) 1000 42nd Street Oakland, CA, 94608 United States (map)

Join Thingamajigs' team of artists in a fun and engaging arts and music camp designed to expand the young, creative mind.

AGES : 4- 6 years

Through interactive workshops that incorporate music, movement, visual art and science, Thingamakids! campers gain a unique and well-rounded experience in creativity, collaboration and experimentation.

In each camp children explore and learn to discover random treasures in places like the beach, forests, and even their own recycling bins; hand-create their own engaging instruments and sound props out of recycled materials, and delve into the magic of performance theater as they combine creativity, musical expression and storytelling.

  • Small classes

  • Dynamic arts educators

  • Special discounts for multi-week and sibling enrollments

  • Extended care option

  • Camp hours include break-time

  • Scholarship program available

5 weeks of exploration, creativity and making music!

Weekly Camp Schedule

Week 1 : June 25 - June 29 | 9AM to 2PM : 

Sound Theater Week by Lydia Martin


Week 2 : July 9 - July 13 | 9AM to 2PM

Shadow Puppetry Week by I Made Moja


Week 3 : July 16 - July 20 | 9AM to 2PM

Five Elements Week by Lydia Martin


Week 4 : July 23 - July 27 | 9AM to 2PM

Recycled Art Week by Devon Brinner


Week 5 : July 30 - Aug 3 | 9AM to 2PM

Sound Theater Week by Lydia Martin

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Standard Price Registrations after Feb 15, 2018



  • Early Bird Offer : $25 OFF PER WEEK WHEN YOU REGISTER BY FEB 15

  • Multiple Week Sign-up: $25 OFF/WEEK WHEN YOU SIGN-UP FOR 3 WEEKS OR MORE

  • Thingamakids! Siblings :  $25 OFF/WEEK FOR EACH ADDITIONAL SIBLING

*Offered on standard registration price/ only one discount will be applied per registration


Camp Hours : 9 AM –2 PM

  • Morning Extended Care | 8 AM – 9 AM | $30 PER WEEK or $6 PER DAY

  • Afternoon Extended Care | 2 PM – 5 PM | $90 PER WEEK or $18 PER DAY

*can be purchased in advance or on the day-of for the prices listed above *late-fee for pick-ups after 5 PM


Terms and Conditions:
Early Bird rate of $425/week must be paid in full at time of registration and is NON-REFUNDABLE. This offer may not be combined with any other offers. Sibling and multi-week discounts do not apply to this rate. Specific camp weeks must be chosen no later than May 1, 2018 to guarantee placement. This rate expires Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Camp sessions are not transferable to other customers. Basic camp hours are from 9AM - 2PM. Campers who do not sign up for morning extended care but arrive prior to 8:45 AM will incur additional costs. Campers who do not sign up for afternoon extended care but are picked up after 2:15 PM will incur additional costs. Prompt pick ups requested at the end of the day. 

Limited scholarships are awarded in various amounts; not all aid is equivalent to full tuition. 

If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please fill out the financial aid form, or call 510-545-6689.

Please note the following:
Break Week : July 2 - July 6, 2018


Pick a week or session to proceed


Financial Aid Form