Summer Camps for Preschoolers & Rising Kindergartners - 510 Families

Summer Camps for Preschoolers & Rising Kindergartners

If your child is under age six, there are fewer camp options. This roundup of summer camps for younger campers who are on break from preschool or about to enter kindergarten is a sampling of the diverse offerings available in the East Bay. Learn more about these camps for two- to five-year-olds and other East Bay camps in our Annual Camp Guide.

Special thanks to our sponsors: Camp Bladium powered by Nike KIDS Camps, Shu Ren Mandarin Immersion Summer Camp, KidzToPros STEM, Arts & Sports Summer Camps.

  • Shu Ren Mandarin Immersion Summer Camp – the Pre-K Ni Hao program​ is for ages 2-4. Children learn Mandarin through immersion-based, hands-on activities. No prior experience is needed. Berkeley.
  • KidzToPros STEM, Arts & Sports Summer Camps – STEM, sports, and arts camps for ages 4+ at many East Bay locations including Emeryville, Berkeley, Alameda, Richmond.
  • Camp Bladium powered by Nike KIDS Camps – a non-sports-specific camp that includes a variety of fun, interactive and sports-related activities for your camper ages 5+ in Alameda.

There are some really cool summer camp programs that care for young toddlers through not-yet-kindergartners. Parents can pick from a wide range of offerings from creative to sporty to social justice.

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Mandarin Immersion programs start at age 2. | Photo: Shu Ren International School

Summer camps for two- to five-year-olds:

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KidzToPros STEM, Arts & Sports Summer Camps

Summer is for exploration, adventure and discovery. From sports to coding, robotics, and creative arts - find options to inspire every Pre-K to 8th-grade learner with KidztoPros. Sports tracks include multi-sport, tennis, soccer, or basketball. Not all weeks are available at all locations.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm with extended care 8:30 am to 5 pm | Half-day option 8:30 am to noon.
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: Starting at $423 per week
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1

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Camp Galileo

At Camp Galileo, pre-K – rising 10th graders engage in hands-on, STEAM-based learning that helps them create a bright future. Supported by the best staff around, kids get inspired to turn their big ideas into reality—and have the fun-filled summer of their lives. Optional extended care.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $500 (1st week), $475 (2nd week), Early Bird Discount $50 off until Feb 28
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25

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Prospect Sierra Rising K-8th Summer Programs

Prospect Sierra 2022 Summer Programs offer incredible options from socioemotional literacy and mindfulness to robotics, music, and STEM. Students will joyfully make friends and discover new interests.

Camp Hours: 8 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $450-$500 per week for full day
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25

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Aventura - Summer Camp At EBI

Aventura Summer Camp at EBI is where campers can participate in engaging and innovative age-appropriate activities in Spanish, STEAM, Athletics, and Global Arts in a COVID-safe environment, led by an outstanding faculty and renowned industry partners. Each summer camp week is full of FUN.

Camp Hours: 8:45 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 07:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $430 per week
Grades: ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8

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Shu Ren Mandarin Immersion Summer Camp

Shu Ren campers will learn Mandarin through the lens of inquiry, as they engage in hands-on activities that explore scientific discoveries, visual and culinary art from around the world. Camp is designed to engage all levels of Mandarin language learners, even beginners.

Camp Hours: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $450 per week
Grades: ages 2+, ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8

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Bay Area Children's Theatre Summer Camps

Bay Area Children’s Theatre (BACT) Camps provide award-winning performance training opportunities. Your child will have a blast singing, dancing, and performing on stage in their favorite Disney musical or Broadway show. Beginners to seasoned actors are welcome.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $750 per two-week session
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Camp Season (2022): Week of May 30, Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1

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Avid4 Adventure

It's time to get kids back outside this summer! Avid4 Adventure day and overnight camps teach kids of all skill levels to climb, bike, hike, paddle, and thrive in the outdoors. Locations include Oakland, Orinda, Burlingame, Mill Valley, Palo Alto, Santa Rosa. Register to secure your summer adventures today.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm | Overnight Camps Sunday through Friday
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: 1 Week Programs: from $629, 2 Week Programs from $1,193, Early bird, sibling, and multi session discounts available.
Grades: ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Camp Season (2022): Week of May 30, Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8

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Monkey Business Camp

Classic day camp, 100% unplugged and outdoors. Join the 24th summer full of nature exploration, arts & crafts, field games, songs, hikes, board games, and more! Three-week session offerings, for building connections between staff and campers and the land in Tilden Park. Campers ages 5-10. Youth Leaders 11+.

Camp Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:30 pm
Price: $1,908-$2,388 sliding scale per 3-week session ($15.90-$19.90/hour)
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8

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Black Oak Wilderness Camps at Wildcat Canyon Community School

Black Oak Wilderness Camp is a nonprofit aiming to increase access to nature education for students from historically excluded or marginalized communities. Campers have 90 acres to roam, play, explore, craft, and have fun. Themes include archery and bow making, blacksmithing, wilderness survival, bike shop, and farming.

Camp Hours: 8 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: $550 per week with discounts available
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8

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24-7 UK Soccer Academy Camps

First-timers and seasoned soccer players will love 24-7 soccer camps. Run by professional coaches, camps emphasize fun and skill development while building leadership, teamwork, and sportsmanship. Choose your level: Fun Camp, Technical Training Camp, or Goalkeeper Training Camp.

Camp Hours: 8:30 am to 3 pm (8 am early drop off available), Half-day Camps also available.
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $409 per week
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1

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Liv & Chiu Art Studio Art Camp

Liv & Chiu has lots of exciting art activities to keep your young artists engaged. Professional teaching artists create a supportive environment where campers are encouraged to explore and hone their skills. From papier-mâché to acrylic paint, from art around the globe to their imagined world, they've got it all!

Camp Hours: 9 am to noon & 1 pm to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:15 pm
Price: $530 per week; multiple session discount ($20); need-based scholarships available to El Cerrito residents.
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18

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Discovery Camps at the Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito

Summer camp at the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) is summer as it should be. Campers will have a blast with two-week sessions filled with robust programming that provides the perfect blend of BADM's exhibits and the surrounding National Park, Fort Baker.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: $1,100 per 2-week session ($990 for Session 2 starting July 5)
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8

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Camp Bladium powered by Nike KIDS Camps

Camp Bladium powered by Nike KIDS Camps is a multi-sport camp designed for ages 5-12 to teach campers the basic fundamentals of various sports: running, jumping, catching, throwing, kicking, dodging, balancing, and playing, through fun practices and games. Also fun non-sport activities, in a socially engaging environment.

Camp Hours: 8 am to 5 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $495 per week. Group discounts & Early Bird discounts are available.
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8

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The Lawrence Summer Camps

Inspire your child’s curiosity with a two-week camp program at The Lawrence Hall of Science. With a wide variety of subjects to choose from, your camper could explore animal habitats, build arcade games, journey to the stars, and more!

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: $1,295 per two-week session
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8

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Aurora School Summer Camps

Play! Explore! Perform! Aurora’s experienced staff and small groups give campers lots of individual attention. Choose from the famous Theater Arts Camp, a general camp called Creators & Explorers, and LEGO and Engineering camps led by fine folks at TechKnowHow.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm or 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: ranges from $450 and $529 per week
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1

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Camp Doodles

Campers age 3+ grow their creative intelligence through making and art. Engage in weekly themes about basic engineering, renewable fuels, propulsion and others. There is something to inspire every child including building, woodworking, sculpting, cooking, and sports & games.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $459 per week. Early bird and multiweek discounts available
Grades: ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1

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Cal Youth Camps

Cal Youth Camps offer a wide variety of award-winning summer camps, sports and outdoor activities, including swimming, sailing, windsurfing, skateboarding, gymnastics, martial arts, rock climbing, and more for ages 4-17. Drop-ins, 1- and 2-week sessions, extended care, payment plans, financial aid available.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm | Morning care included at no charge beginning at 7:30 am
    Earliest Drop off: 07:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: Varies; 2-week camps from $640; 1-week camps from $450
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8, Week of Aug. 15

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St. Paul's Summer Camp

St. Paul's Summer Camp is exciting, fun, and energy-filled with lots of options. Specialized themes include art, math, basketball, cycling, or you can pick a medley for oodles of activities indoors and out.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $425 per week or $850-$950 for two week camps
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8

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Abundant Summers

Get hyped for an unplugged summer of building community in nature. At Abundant Summers, they sparkle for justice through dancing, climbing trees, learning chants, creating art, hiking, and getting silly in the forest together.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $400-800 per week
Grades: ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Camp Season (2022): Week of May 30, Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8, Week of Aug. 15, Week of Aug. 22, Week of Aug. 29

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One Generation Music & Culture Camp

One Generation Camp is an outdoor music and dance camp in Tilden Park, featuring West African hand drumming and dance, Brazilian Capoeira, Body Percussion, and Cuban Dance. They focus on building community, teaching kindness and other cultures through the arts.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $1100 per 2-week session
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18

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Legarza Sports & STEAM Camps

Legarza programs give children the knowledge and motivation they need to achieve their best. Their programs include Basketball, All-Sports, S.T.E.A.M., and Volleyball to help your youngster succeed on and off the field in a fun and encouraging environment.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: Prices vary by location. $525-$575 per week for full-day camp or $265-$295 per week for half-day camp
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8

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TechKnowHow LEGO, Minecraft & Coding Camps

TechKnowHow offers creative tech programs featuring LEGO Design & Engineering, Robotics, Minecraft Adventure Building, and Coding with Scratch and Python. Small groups with enthusiastic teachers. For ages 5-16. Successfully teaching tech to Bay Area students for 28 Years!

Camp Hours: 9 am - 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $529 per week | Early-bird discounts available at locations not affiliated with Recreation Depts
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8

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Summer Fun on the Hill at Berkwood Hedge

Explore, learn, and make friends at Berkwood Hedge School’s Summer Camp. Located in the beautiful Berkeley Hills, children engage in outdoor exploration; tinker and build their way through science, engineering, and coding; explore the visual and performing arts; and do camp games and team sports.

Camp Hours: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $550 for 5 day camps. $450 for 4 day camps. Early bird discounts receive $50 off each session.
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25

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SF Girls Chorus Summer Chorus Camp

SF Girls Chorus Summer Chorus Camp offers one week of singing, choral music, music theory, performance, games, and new friendships in a supportive environment. This program takes place at the East Bay German International School in Emeryville, and is open for girls ages 4-11.

Camp Hours: 9 am-4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:15 pm
Price: $750 per week (ONE WEEK ONLY)
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Camp Season (2022): Week of July 25

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Call of the Wild Camp

Inspire's Call of the Wild outdoor education camps - adventures in forests of the East Bay! Kids enjoy enrichment in biology and language arts as they hike, read, write, explore nature, journal, create and play games, make friends, and more!

Camp Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:30 pm
Price: $607.35 per week ($485.88 for 4 days, week of 7/4). Early Bird Discount: $50 off per session. Sibling Discount: $50 off per session.
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8

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Pear Tree Summer Camp

Pear Tree Summer Camp is packed with arts, sports, science & culinary projects based on exciting weekly themes for ages 4 to 11. Older campers take walking field trips. They offer morning academics to prevent summer learning loss.

Camp Hours: 8:15 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:15 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $350 per week with multi-week discount available
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8

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Camp EDMO

EDMO is back with incredible summer programming to help kids learn something new, all while having fun. Join a summer filled with science, technology, maker projects, and art with a social-emotional learning twist. You choose online or in-person.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $320 to $345 per week with discounts for early registration and siblings. 4-day sessions also cost less.
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8, Week of Aug. 15

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Adventure Day Camp at the Claremont Club & Spa

Adventure Day Campers will return home and happy and fulfilled from a day full of creativity, excitement, and discovery. A day in camp will consist of arts & crafts, swimming in the Claremont pools, field games, and recreational activities.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: $650 per week. Discount if multiple weeks are reserved.
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8, Week of Aug. 15, Week of Aug. 22

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JCC East Bay Summer Camp

The JCC offers an intimate day camp experience to discover new interests, test personal limits, and have fun. They also aim to give campers a sense of Judaism in a whole new way through service projects, song, art, dance, and drama.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $1,100 per 2-week session. Extended care extra. Sibling & returning camper discounts available.
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25

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Axé Oakland Arts + Culture Camp

Axé Oakland Camp, for ages 4-11, balances arts, action, and adventure with daily capoeira, yoga, dance, language learning, music, art, soccer, and gardening. Axé keeps it fun, safe, and welcoming so children make new friends and love coming back every day.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 5 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $425 per week; $90 per day | sibling and early bird discounts available
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25

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Su Yun's STEM + Mandarin Summer Camps

Su Yun's provides fun and engaging hands-on K-5 summer camps that blend STEM topics, Mandarin language, and outdoor activities. Themes include LEGO, engineering, makerspace, etc. No prior language experience required.

For grades 5-8, they'll have VR programming, woodworking, chemistry experiments conducted entirely in English.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $400 per week. Early bird, multi-session, and sibling/friend discounts available. Morning care from 8-9 am is $25/week
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8

Discount for {510} Families readers:

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MOCHA Art Camp

Join MOCHA for innovative, hands-on, COVID-conscious arts activities for ages 5.5-13. Campers test the limits of their imaginations while investigating weekly themes. Play, creativity and expression, innovation, and exploration is validated through the process of making art.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $385 per week (unless noted otherwise) | 10% sibling discount | Add-ons: before-care: $10 per day & after-care: $25 per day
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Camp Season (2022): Week of May 30, Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8, Week of Aug. 15

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Head Over Heels Athletic Arts Camp

Summer is the perfect time to let your kids run wild in a large and safe environment. Campers will learn body awareness through structured gymnastics activities, explore through art and nature walks, and have fun all through summer vacation! Register today as spaces fill up fast.

Camp Hours: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $499 per week for full-day, $350 per week for half-day (only for preschoolers)
Grades: ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Camp Season (2022): Week of May 30, Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8, Week of Aug. 15, Week of Aug. 22

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FAD PAD Summer Camps

The FAD PAD is a magical outdoor space for fun, art, drama, cooking, gardening, storytelling, games, sewing, fairy lore, and Starwitz (Harry Potter). 4-8 students, K-5th, following all safety guidelines. Hammock, swings, trees to climb, and gardens to explore.

Camp Hours: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:30 pm
Price: $500 per week
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Camp Season (2022): Week of May 30, Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8

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ANTS Sports Explorers Camp

The ultimate multi-sport camp in Oakland for kids 10 & under! Explore tennis, soccer, basketball, flag football, dodgeball, & more in a non-competitive and positive environment. You’d never believe sports exploration could be so FUN. Half-day and full-day options.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:15 pm
Price: $565 per week (full-day) | $325 per week (half-day)
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1

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Camp Gan Israel

Camp Gan Izzy Berkeley offers a wide variety of activities allowing campers to shine and discover new interests. Sports, art, swimming, science, drama, baking, creative arts, and more. Campers also explore the beauty of Judaism in a joyful, inclusive environment. Lunch and swimming are included with fees.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $500 per week or $900 for 2 weeks. Some discounts are available for referrals, returning families, early birds.
Grades: ages 2+, ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1

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El Cerrito Martial Arts camp

Since 2008, these award-winning camps have been held in El Cerrito each summer. Kids participate in daily martial arts and kid-friendly meditation, outside creative play, arts and crafts with free time to socialize or play. Camp runs from 9-6 pm daily with flexible drop-off and pick-up times.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 6 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $400 per week
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of Aug. 8

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Liberi Explorers Camp

Liberi Explorers learn about the world as well as their own community while experiencing BRAIN and BODY enrichment through exciting themes that explore science, art, music, and sports. Cool themes include wizards, space, entrepreneurship, and more.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 5 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $400 per week
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1

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Play Pals Summer Play Groups

Play Pals Preschool Summer Play Groups offer weekly themes to support play, socialization and learning.
Fun and engaging indoor and outdoor activities. High adult to child ratio. For children ages 3-5. Meets Mon - Thurs.

Camp Hours: 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 02:30 pm
Price: $250/4 days
Grades: ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1

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Rainbow Tree Summer Camp

Entirely outdoor, play-based program, focused on social-emotional development, for preschoolers aged 3-5. At Rainbow Tree Forest School children are empowered to lead the day, generating their own unique skills, knowledge, and identity through long-term, uninterrupted play in the outdoors.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $400 per week
Grades: ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1

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Redwood Day Summer Camp

Redwood Day Summer Camp campers can expect to partake in Arts & Crafts, Sports, STEAM activities with dedicated time in the Art Studio, Science Lab, and Innovation and Design Studio creating and engaging in fun activities. Two 3-week sessions (6/27-7/15 & 7/18-8/5).

Camp Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:30 pm
Price: $1550 per 3-week session
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1

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SUP Camp with Mike's Paddle

Mike's Paddle SUP camps are nonstop fun regardless of prior experience. All programs feature both water and land activities, nature lessons, games, safety, and, stand-up paddling! Camp promotes team-building, provides an environment to foster new friendships, and encourages an active lifestyle.

Camp Hours: 9am to 4pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 am
Price: $549
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8

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Swings and Wings Summer Camp

8 weekly sessions of exciting, fun-filled camp themes for young ones include activities and projects for sensory-based gross and fine motor skills, science, crafts, and social skills.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 1 pm with extended care option available
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $275 per week plus $100 per week for extended care option. Sibling and multiple camp discount available.
Grades: ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1

Acta Non Verba Urban Farm Camp (ANV)

Camp Hours: 8:30 am to 5 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 07:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $600 per week, but "camperships" are available
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11

Alameda Ballet Camp

Camp Hours: 9 am to 12 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 12:15 pm
Price: $225
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Camp Season (2022): Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25

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Albany-Berkeley Soccer Club (ABSC)

Camp Hours: 8:45 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: Full Day: $400 per week | Half Day: $250 per week
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8

Berkeley Forest School

Camp Hours: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $900 per 2-week session. Some discounts available for early registration and multiple weeks.
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25

Berkeley Playhouse: Musical Theater Camps

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $410 per week. 1-Week, 2-Week, and 3-week sessions available
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1, Week of Aug. 8

Broadmoor Preschool Summer Program

Camp Hours: 9 am to noon
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 12:00 pm
Price: $200 per session
Grades: ages 2+, ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27

Camp Everything

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm or half days 9 am to noon
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $540 per week for residents | $570 non-residents for full-day camp. $270/week (r) | $300/week (nr) for half-day camp
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Camp Season (2022): Week of June 6, Week of June 13, Week of June 20, Week of June 27, Week of July 4, Week of July 11, Week of July 18, Week of July 25, Week of Aug. 1

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Little Adventure in a Big World camp welcomes children as young as 5 | Photo: Bay Area Children’s Theatre

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