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What makes our summer camps unique?


Being part of building a community • Japan-USA cultural exchange • Kids playing a role in creating their own adventures • 

Positive mentoring from passionate staff • Safe challenges that expand comfort zones • Opportunities for reflection •

Taking time to celebrate • Remembering to be in the moment • Scholarships that keep our doors open to all •

Making positive connections with others


FP Summer Camp 2024


① FP Magic:  July 8-12, 2024 ($625)

Grab your bag of tricks and get ready to make some magic!  From card tricks to optical illusions, this summer will be full of wonder and creativity.  Together we'll discover what it takes to make FP Magic - that special feeling that creates community and spreads joy.      Come be a part of the most magical team of the summer!

Location:  Based in San Mateo (with a day trip to the city)

Grades:     Entering 1-7

Schedule: 9:00am-3:30pm, M-F 

Planned Activities:

Community Building and Feelosophy 101

Magic Tricks and Illusion Cartoons

Creating an FP Trick Art Museum

Working Together to Discover What Makes FP Magic

Navigating Public Transit and Reading Maps

Exploring the Bay Area with New Friends 

Discovering (and Sharing!) Your Inner Magic

② FP Summer Village: July 15-19, 2024 (overnight camp) ($925)

Come experience the extraordinary with our summer camping community.  Build an udon noodle slide for lunch, create fusion cuisine by adding tapioca to curry rice, pitch tarp tents that look like Mt Fuji, invite our neighbors to breakfast…FP Summer Village is the place to ask, “Is it crazy? or brilliant!”  Add your spark to our Summer Village!


Location:   Campsite TBD - stay tuned! 

Grades:      Entering grades 2-7 

Schedule:  Leaving Monday (9a) from San Mateo; 

                     Returning Friday (3p) to San Mateo

Planned Activities:

Team Building and Feelosophy 101

Cooking Adventures with Crazy (or Brilliant?) Cuisine

Day Treks and Night Hikes

Time for Creating Your Own Adventures 

Tarp Tent Building and Sleeping Under the Stars

Creating Community around a Campfire

FP Cafe and Magic Shop

③ FP Leadership Program: July 8-12 ($525) and July 15-19 ($825)

Available to incoming 8th graders (and beyond!), the FP Leadership Program gives

your child the opportunity to transition from camper to counselor.  They will work as

part of a group to design and deliver unique and inspiring camp experiences.  These

young adults get to participate in our summer camps while also taking on the roles

and responsibilities of a junior counselor.  The program includes mentoring,

opportunities for reflection and growth, and a focus on developing your individual

leadership style. Come Join Our Team! 

Waitlist closed

All FP Summer Campers practice these 5 skills essential to becoming mindful change makers:

1. Shift Perspective: See challenges as learning opportunities.
2. Find Teachable Moments: Sometimes you are the learner, sometimes you are the teacher.

3. Connect Positively with the World: Be in the moment and enjoy what the world has to offer.
4. Connect Positively with Yourself and Others: Be proud of what makes you unique and find positive connection with others.
5. Celebrate: Capture the moment and take time enjoy your successes.​

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