Mountain View Surplus 1299 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA94040 Mountain View Surplus is located in the shopping center on the corner of El Camino Real and Miramonte. The shop…More specializes in camping and hunting gear, military outfits, and recreational supplies related to outdoor sports. The shop is a popular stop for customers in search of authentic Halloween costumes or military uniforms needed for film projects and the like. The NASA and naval bases in Mountain View utilize the shop when backup materials are needed. The uniforms include American and European varieties designed to handle a wide range of terrain; collectibles are available as well. The tents available include dome tents, family tents, and GI-issued army tents. Items in the store are available for rent and purchase.
The Peninsula Youth Theatre (PYT), a non-profit arts organization, provides local children over three and a half…More years of age with the opportunity to sing, dance and act in an environment that builds self-esteem and character. These children can then audition to perform in a musical theatre production.
Over 5,200 children since 1992 have taken part in PYT's vast array of CenterStage musical performances, which have included "Annie," "The Wiz," "The Pirates of Penzance," and "Seussical," just to name a few. Thousands have participated in the theatrical arts progams and almost 200,000 Bay Area children have seen the shows.
PYT does offer scholarships for a maximum of two children per family in need. Scholarships do not cover the costs of costumes or other production-related expenses.
For the Mountain View community, PYT offers a 10-week drama course for children in both public and private schools through their program "School Play in a Box." At the end of the program, the students perform for their school and parents.