Palo Alto | 06/17/2019-06/28/2019

Escondido Elementary

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Note: All prices shown are for TWO-WEEKS of camp.

$829 Early Registration Price ($859 after 04/01/2019)

Tuition includes all instruction, activities and materials. It also includes two camp t-shirts, which should be worn daily. Lunch is NOT included.


$70 – Morning Supervised Play (8am – 9am)
$140 – Afternoon Supervised Play (3pm – 6pm)
$100 – Daily Lunch & Snack
$6 – Extra camp t-shirt (2 shirts are included with your registration)
$6 – Extra camp CD (1 CD is included for each child registered)


Family Discount:

  • $20 off per camper for 2 members of the same family
  • $30 off per camper for 3 members of the same family
  • $40 off per camper for 4 members of the same family – please contact us to register 4 or more members of the same immediate family

890 Escondido Road, Stanford, CA 94305

06/17/2019 – 06/28/2019 (M-F, 9am – 3pm)

Supervised play available 8am-9am and 3pm-6pm for an additional charge.

Adventures in Writing Camp is excited to return to Escondido Elementary this summer with all new curriculum! This location will have first grade, elementary, and middle school programs! Our team of credentialed teachers, musicians and college students is ready to help new campers build confidence and fall in love with writing, and help returning campers continue to develop as writers!

As a note, we group campers by grade level. If your child is attending with a friend and they are entering the same grade, they will be grouped together.

Space available in 1st grade!
Space available in 2nd grade!
Space available in 3rd grade!
Space available in 4th grade!
Space available in 5th grade!
Only 4 spaces remaining in 6th grade!
Space available in 7th grade!
Only 5 spaces remaining in 8th grade!

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Camp Staff


Veronica Talton, Site Administrator

Veronica is returning to Adventures In Writing Camp again this summer. She brings over twenty years of experience as a music educator and teacher leader in grades K-8. Veronica holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master's of Science in Music and prefers working in summer camps which have a focus on literacy for children. An avid reader, Veronica enjoys singing, science fiction, roller coasters and Phineas & Ferb episodes ("Hey, where's Perry?"). Veronica looks forward to reuniting with AIW families and bringing her passion for education and advocacy to those she encounters.

Kate Matheson, Entertainment Ranger

Kate Matheson is a recent graduate from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She loves to sing, act, and play games! She loves creativity and can't wait to put her entertainment skills to use to bring the joy of writing to campers!

Krista Stratton, Writing Ranger

Bethany Wong, Adventure Guide (Counselor)

Bethany is excited for her very first summer at Adventures in Writing Camp. During the school year, she studies Human Development at UC Davis. As an experienced camp counselor, babysitter, and tutor, Bethany is ready to combine fun and learning to empower campers to write about whatever ideas spark their imaginations. Some of her favorite pastimes include experimenting in the kitchen, doing crafts, and exploring the great outdoors. She’s counting down the days until camp begins and can’t wait to meet everyone soon!

Ellie Wong, Supervised Play Scout

This will be Ellie's first year on the Adventures in Writing camp team! She was born and raised in Palo Alto, California and currently attends Palo Alto High School, soon to be a junior. She finds joy in reading and watching movies. Her favorite genres include memoir and mystery books, as well as drama and romance movies. One of the greatest joys in her life is travelling, both near and far. She most recently took a trip to Hong Kong over Thanksgiving, and is excited to be visiting Europe for the first time this summer. Her family, which consists of her parents and two older sisters, enjoy hiking and playing board games together. They recently hiked Half Dome in Yosemite, a major accomplishment!Ellie loves to argue, debate, and fall down internet rabbit holes for the sake of learning strange new things. She enjoys working with kids, and is excited to help foster their creativity this summer!