Camp Galileo: Walnut Creek

Walnut Acres Elementary School

180 Cerezo Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 map it

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2016 Summer Camp Schedule

Dates: June 20 – August 5

Camp Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am–3pm

Extended Care: 8am–9am and 3pm–6pm

Prices & Discounts


BY Feb 29

AFTER Feb 29


1 week:

$394 $419 $40 AM/$80 PM

Add a 2nd week:

$374 $399 40% off

Add a 3rd week:

$364 $389 40% off

Add a 4th week (or more):

$344 $369 40% off

sign up for more weeks and save

The more weeks your kids come, the more they innovate—and the more you save. Sign up for a second week at Camp Galileo or Galileo Summer Quest and save $20. Save $30 off your third week and $50 off your fourth and subsequent weeks. Plus, get 40 percent off extended care when you sign up for 2 or more weeks of camp.

We also offer a part-day—program from 9 am to 1 pm for our pre-K - K campers—for $40 off the weekly price.


Shalea Semana

Shalea Semana
Camp Director

Shalea was part of the founding staff for Camp Galileo Alameda in 2014, where she rocked out everyday as a Science Lead Instructor. She took a year away from CG to teach 3rd grade in the Philippines and is thrilled to return as a first year Camp Director! Shalea received her BA in Communications & American Ethnic Studies from the University of Washington and her MA in Urban Education: Policy Administration from Loyola Marymount University. She has been living and teaching in Oakland for three years, creating an innovative and creative space for her 3rd grade students at REACH Academy. Her work is focused on supporting youth in self-exploration, performing arts, academic achievement and reflection. When she’s not in her classroom or at camp, she’s eating and exploring her way around the world.

Returning Staff

  • Lead Art Instructor
  • Heather McGovern
  • Chelsea Telford
  • Lead Science Instructor
  • Lauren Hogan
  • Alexandra Boitor
  • Jared Eisenberg
  • Lead Outdoor Instructor
  • Derek McGovern
  • Team Leader
  • Renee Colligan
  • Stephanie Semple
  • Osinachi Ibe
  • Ian McGovern
  • Summer Intern
  • Abeeha Shamshad