School starts on different days for so many of us, and it appears the summer camps generally are winding up this week. For those who need camp after August 15, there are still many great options to choose from.
Here’s a list of the latest-running day camp options we’ve found, including two that will cover you, for a few hours at least, into September!
Brushstrokes Studio (Berkeley) runs through August 26.
Set in a paint-your-own pottery studio, this art camp offers kids a chance to explore all sorts of materials in order to express their own visions and stories. Expect access to lots of clay and paint in addition to canvas, ink, and more. For kids 4-11. Afternoon program for teens and tweens.
Hours: 9 am – 1 pm for 4-11 year olds
Price: $340/week for half-day camp; $365/week includes camp until 3pm
Head Over Heels (Emeryville) runs through September 2.
Day camp program for kids 4+ offers gymnastics and circus arts, plus playground games and arts + crafts. Head Over Heels offers exciting day camps with 20-40 minute rotations of various activities, including foam pit, trampoline, tumble track, bars, balance beams, vault, parallel bars, tumbling, circus arts, break dancing, martial arts, arts and crafts, games and more. Each Friday ends with a performance for the parents and friends.
Hours: 9am to 4pm for full-day camp; 9am to 12pm for half-day camp, before care and after care available
Price: Full-day camp: $350/week; Half-day camp: $250/week; day rate $75/day
Monkey Business (Berkeley) runs through August 26.
Tilden Park camps for Ages 4½ -15. Campers experience art, cooking, storytelling, nature exploration, treasure hunts, carnival games, singing, organic food! Days are spent outdoors with one day of swimming each week. Ages: 4.5-10 campers, 11-15 for youth leaders. 17th year in Bay Area. Winner of 2013-2015 Best of Camp awards.
Hours: 8:30am to 3:30pm with extended care from 8am to 6pm
Price: $479/week base price
Monkey Ninja Camp @ Athletic Playground (Emeryville) runs 9-noon camp through September 2.
This morning drop-in camp focuses on Parkour and acrobatics. Get ready to jump, vault roll, flip, land and go through creative obstacle courses. Ages 5-13.
Hours: 9am – 12pm, drop-in
Price: $75 per 3-hour session; discounts for multiple days & members
Sarah’s Science Camp (Tilden Park, Berkeley and Roberts Park, Oakland) runs through August 26.
Each day at camp, kids make and take home a fun science project while exploring complex science topics ranging from physics to chemistry and beyond. Camp also includes hiking, music, art, games, and swimming. For children 5 and over. CIT program begins at age 11.
Hours: 9am – 3pm, plus before care and after care
Price: $400-$440/week or $105/day
Westside Studio (Berkeley) also known as YAWS offers Drawing Expansion drop-in camp until September 2.
Westside camp creates a unique setting for a multi-aged group of young artists to spend warm summer days exploring new ways to paint, draw, make prints, sew, sculpt, and collaborate.
Hours: 9 to 3 with extended care until 5pm.
Price: $410/week includes all supplies, snacks and trip fees. $110 per week for aftercare until 5 pm or $13 per hour for drop-in.
You can use Activity Hero EasyEnroll to search for and register for late-running camps near Oakland/Berkeley that have openings.
Know any more camps that are running long into the end of August? Drop us a comment!