If you liked Vida Verde, check out these
OVY summer camp
Would you like to go back to the camp where Vida Verde is located,
but in the
summertime, and for 6 whole days? You can! You can meet kids from
the Bay Area, and have tons of fun doing all sorts of activities
each day. And the
great news is that the camp only costs $25!!
YES (Youth Enrichment Strategies)
If you live in Richmond or Contra Costa County, and you’d like a
chance to go to summer camp, you should check out this website.
If you’d like to get your class to go to an amazing 5 day camp that
focuses on diversity, peace, acceptance, and leadership, you should
definitely go to this website to learn about the Mosaic Project. If
you’re a teenager, the Mosaic Project has some very cool leadership
opportunities and jobs available for you.
OTHER PROGRAMS and PLACES
Destiny arts is a program in Oakland that promotes peaceful
solutions to conflict and violence through the physical practice and
artistic expression of martial arts, dance, and youth leadership
Check out their
Coyote Point Museum
This is a fascinating museum in San Mateo where you can learn about
some of the same things you learn about at Vida Verde. It has over
150 live animals indigenous to the Bay Area; and a Bird Aviary,
containing a brook, native plants and more than four-dozen
indigenous species of birds, and much, much more!
Richmond area website
Alameda County website
Another Alameda County website
“Inspiring all girls to be STRONG, SMART, and BOLD”
If you are a girl who wants to get involved in some fun and
important after-school, weekend, and summer activities, check out
these websites. You can join other girls your age in classes on
leadership, technology, nutrition, dance, math and science, and much
Museum of CA
Oakland Museum of California brings together collections of
art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the
extraordinary stories of California and its people.
With more than 1.8 million objects, OMCA is a leading
cultural institution of the Bay Area and a resource for the
research and understanding of California's dynamic cultural
and environmental heritage.
City of Dreams
Do you live in Hunter's Point,
Hunter's View, Sunnydale, Oakdale, or Alice Griffith in San
Would you like to
meet an adult who can help you learn to solve problems,
overcome fears, try new things, explore your creativity, and
have a lot of fun? City of Dreams can help you find a
mentor and give you fun opportunities in: challenge
ropes courses, camping, museum visits, golfing, sailing,
organic farming, skiing, and rock climbing!
Outdoor Youth Connection
What if you had an opportunity to
learn the skills and techniques to take people on an awesome
outdoor adventure? What if you could gain these skills,
have a great time learning, and take a group out on an
outdoor adventure? What if you could make a difference in
your community and the lives of people around you? What if
you could become a leader!? Find out more at the OYC
If you are 14-18 yrs. old and are interested in journalism, you
should learn more about Youth Radio, located in Oakland. Since 1992,
Youth Radio has served thousands of teenagers by providing free,
after-school training programs in broadcast journalism, radio/web
production, engineering and media advocacy and literacy.
Where do we go when
we’re at V.V.?
How’d that V.V. song go?
What should I bring to V.V.?
Can I see the photo of my class at Vida Verde?
Where are some other cool places to