Media and Press Galileo Camps

Galileo summer camps have been highlighted in local media many times, and perhaps best of all, we’ve received some wonderful, candid coverage on the blogs of many parents. Here are a few of our favorite links:

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Galileo Learning Announces 2019 Spark Innovation Scholarship Winners – By
Tabitha Berg –  Dec 17, 2019

Three university students who are aspiring educators have been awarded Galileo’s 2019 Spark Innovation Scholarship. Each winning student will receive $1000 to apply to their own educational endeavors. This year’s winners are Jessica Cheng (University of California, Berkeley), Leah Nadir (Scripps College) and Cloey Stump (University of Redlands).

Nerissa Sardi Named VP of Marketing at Galileo Learning – By Tabitha Berg – Oct. 2, 2019
In her tenured marketing career, Sardi has demonstrated ingenuity and expertise. Having gained early career momentum with Bay Area based brands like Upwork, eBay, and Thomson Reuters, Sardi continued on her professional path as Vice President of Marketing & Business Development for MedSpring Urgent Care, then later at Medici, both based in Austin.

Galileo Learning Founder and CEO Glen Tripp Joins Prestigious Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship – By Tabitha Berg – Jun 14, 2019 
Galileo Learning, one of America’s largest and fastest growing summer day camp providers, announced today that its Founder and CEO, Glen Tripp, is one of 25 individuals who will join the Pahara community of leaders this Fall. This highly dynamic and influential cohort is designed to support and challenge diverse, innovative leaders who are reimagining America’s public schools

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STEM education network: Galileo Learning among more than 40 new partners – By Tabitha Berg – Sep 17, 2019
100Kin10, a national organization dedicated to solving the STEM teacher shortage by 2021, announced this month that Galileo joins 40 other new programmatic partners in its ranks this year. In addition to Galileo, new partners include Chicago Public Schools, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Council of Chief State School Officers, among others.

Galileo Learning Reaches Record-Breaking Financial Assistance Goal – Awards Over 10,000 Camp Sessions in 2019 – By Tabitha Berg – Aug 5, 2019
Galileo Learning, an award-winning summer day camp provider and leader in the K-8 education space, continues to prioritize making high-caliber programs accessible to underserved kids. This month, Galileo hit a milestone in this effort by awarding over 10,000 sessions of financial assistance in one summer.

Galileo Ranked First on Bay Area 2019 Best Place to Work List – By Tabitha Berg –
Apr 22, 2019

Galileo Camps (Galileo Learning, LLC), one of the most renowned summer day camp providers in the country, announced today that it has been ranked #1 in its category of the 2019 Bay Area Best Places To Work, an awards program presented by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

Galileo Learning: Blogs

Summer Camp Offers Numerous Scholarships to Low-Income Campers: A Q&A With Galileo Learning’s Glen Tripp – Jan 15, 2020
Galileo has a deeply held belief that all students should have the opportunity to become innovators, so in their model, families paying the full cost of camp tuition subsidize the attendance of those who cannot afford the program. With 10% of their students receiving scholarships, Galileo came to Bellwether in 2016 and asked the question: how can we increase the number of low-income students we serve?

A Summer Of Exploration with Galileo – Aug 31, 2019
Anyway, one of our very favorite Summer camps is Galileo. Ava has been going for the past three years and has always had a fabulous time. This year Lola joined her big sister for her first ever Summer camp experience. They both had a blast and learned new skills at the same time.

Camp Galileo Wants to Change the World – Aug 5, 2019
Galileo Learning’s VP of Education, Pamela Briskman, talks about how their summer camp is a powerful program for design thinking and project-based learning – and why these skills are so important to build innovators who want to change the world. Pamela is joined by Mayer Adelberg, a former camper, staff member, and now filmmaker who was hugely influenced by his time at Galileo as a kid.

Galileo Camps: Igniting the Innovator in Every Kid – May 11, 2019
At Galileo, their mission is to develop innovators who envision and create a better world. The lasting thing that campers take home is their growing innovator’s mindset, their deepening creative confidence and their strengthening ability to turn their ideas into reality.

Let’s Talk About: Summer Camps with Galileo – Apr 4, 2019
And as you know, I love programs and products that help children have fun and also learn simultaneously. I recently became aware of Galileo Camps – a summer camp established in 2002, that balances learning and play that you and your children can get excited about!

Innovative Camps For Kids -Apr 1, 2019 
This year, I’ve already looked at a number of camps that look promising and I’m loving the Galileo Camps‘ model. Drawing from the innovation process inspired by the Stanford d. School, Galileo’s curriculum packs serious substance and sparks kids’ imaginations from pre-K through 8th grade.

Cracking the Code of Employee Disengagement -Jan 31, 2019
Our Roundtable includes Jill Christensen, an employee engagement expert, author and celebrated keynote speaker; Amanda Armour, Head of People at Versus Systems; and Joshua Bane, People Services Manager at Galileo Learning.

Our Camp Galileo Arlington Heights Experience -Jul 3, 2018
STEM is all the rage right now in schools, but that doesn’t mean that your child has to take a break from science, technology, engineering and math over the summer. Instead, take a look at Camp Galileo/Galileo Summer Quest, a fun hands-on summer camp experience that encourages kids from pre-K through 8thgrade to become learning innovators.

Fun First, Learning Second – March 27, 2018
STEM educational camps offer summer school without pressure — no homework, no tests.