Guide to East Bay Summer Camps A to Z - 510 Families

Guide to East Bay Summer Camps A to Z

Presenting 510families insanely useful guide to 2022 East Bay summer camps from A to Z, concentrated in Oakland and Berkeley. Scroll around, browse, or filter with search tools, make sure to check all the camps’ websites for current information. See also Northern California Overnight Camp Guide | Best East Bay Camp Guide. Please note that all camps with logos are paid sponsors.

Kensington Community Council Summer Camp

Camp Hours: 9 am to 5 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $375 per week
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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Kids CLARITY Camp Summer Camp

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $520 per week
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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Kids Elite

Camp Hours: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 07:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $455 per week Full Day from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm​ | $100 per week After Care from 3:00 - 5:30 pm | $20 per week Materials Fee for all students | $50 per week Before Care from 7:30 am to 8:30 am | $40 per week Lunch and Snacks
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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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):

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Kitchen on Fire Teen Culinary Camp

In-person camps are held in Berkeley; virtual options are available. Campers must be at least 12 years old.

Camp Hours: 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 10:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 02:30 pm
Price: $545 in-person; $245 virtual
Grades: 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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Kung Fu Summer Camp

Camp Hours: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm or half days 8:30 am to 12:30 pm or 1 pm to 5:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $459 per week. Sibling discount.
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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Le Camp D'Été from Ecole Bilingue

Le Camp d'Été is an extension program of Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley. Children will expand their French skills in a nurturing and fun atmosphere. Previous exposure to French language is not required. Students will become more curious, confident, and creative learners.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $920 for 2 weeks. Early Bird Special $830 for two weeks. 6 week special - $1990 before June 1st
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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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
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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
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Lindsay Wildlife Planet Protectors Summer Camp

Camp Hours: Half-day camp 9 am to 12:30 pm (check hours!)
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 12:30 pm
Price: $325 members/$390 non-members.
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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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):

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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
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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
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Montessori Family School Summer Program

Elementary-age kids will have two one-week sessions and two two-week sessions between June and July with a choice of Making Music Videos, STEAM Experiments, Film-making, and Gardening & Plants.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: $450 per week, $850 per two-week session
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Camp Season (2022):

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Mr. D's Music Club

Mr. D's Music Club's award-winning summer camps offer high-energy days of singing, dancing, acting, art, fun, and friends! Camp includes picnic lunches, games, talent shows, pizza lunch, and a Friday performance. Discover one of Oakland’s "best-kept secrets". Voted Best of the Best 2021.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3:30 pm | PM Extended Care available 3:30 - 5:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $450 per week | Multiple Camp, Sibling & Early Bird Discounts available.
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Camp Season (2022):

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Nature of STE(A)M & WoodWorks from East Bay School for Boys (EBSB)

Nature of STE(A)M: Rising 4-5th grade boys. Campers engage with climate science, technology, engineering, arts, & math in the great outdoors through engaging ‘maker’ education.

WoodWorks: Rising 6-9th grade boys. Camp combines industrial arts shop class and executive functioning development. Campers plan, design, & build projects together from wood, metal, and other materials.

Camp Hours: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:30 pm
Price: $550-$720 per week
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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Neptune Nature Camp

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm or half-days from 9 am to 12:30 or 1 pm (Ages 2.5-3.5 M, W, F half days only)
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: $800 per 2-week session of full days, other rates for other configurations
Grades: ages 2+, ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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Oakland Ballet Camp

Camp Hours: 9 am to noon for ages 5 to 10; 9 am to 3 pm for ages 9 to 14
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $210 per week of half-day sessions for ages 5 to 10; $450 per week for ages 9 to 14
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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Oakland Town Camp

Camp Hours: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $370 per 2-week session (Oakland resident) | $444 per 2-week session (non-resident) 
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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Oaktown Boulders’ youth camp

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $595 per week, includes t-shirt & water bottle
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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One Big Love Art Camp

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $510 per week ~ $460 for siblings
Grades: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Camp Season (2022):

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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
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One Village Sports Camp

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:40 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $378 per week
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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OSA Summer Arts Academy

4 offerings: Visual Art: Ages 9-14 study and engage in daily arts practice culminating in a small art show. Photography: Ages 11-14 learn DSLR fundamentals and use professional equipment to create a portfolio. Film: Ages 11-14 create a short film from scratch. Dance Academy offers serious dance training for grades 7 to 12.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $750 to $1500 for 2- or 3-week sessions | Visual Arts, Film, Photography are 2-week sessions. Dance Academy is 3-week session
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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Outdoor Nature Camp

Camp Hours: 9:30 am to 2:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 02:30 pm
Price: $388 per week
Grades: ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd
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Park’n It Day Camp

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $200 per week for East Bay residents | $220 per week non-residents
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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Parkour & Acrobatics @ Athletic Playground

Camp Hours: Varies
    Earliest Drop off: 08:50 am
    Latest Pick-up: 01:00 pm
Price: $400 early bird, $525 regular, $130 one day
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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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
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Photo Camp with Tara Layman Photography

Teen Photo Camp is an active, adventurous, and educational dive into the world of photography! Campers travel to beautiful locations throughout the Bay Area to learn how to see the world through a camera lens and capture incredible photographs.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:15 pm
Price: $625 for a full week including camera rental, $150 day rate, early bird pricing and referral discounts!
Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Camp Season (2022):

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PlanetBravo Techno-tainment Camp

From the beginning, PlanetBravo's award-winning summer camp has always been about giving kids a fun, confidence-boosting experience where they can explore and develop new multimedia skills with their friends. Kids will learn all kinds of technology from coding to movie making.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:30 pm
Price: $549 per week
Grades: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Camp Season (2022):

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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):

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Play-Well TEKnologies LEGO Camp

Camp Hours: Vary by location
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: Vary by location and duration
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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Poison Apple Camp

Camp Hours: 3 hour class, timing varies by session plus 3 final performances.
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: $500 per 3-week session
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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Pokemon & Japanese Culture Camp by Hanabi Judo

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $459 per week
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
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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
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Quest Therapeutic Camps

Quest Camps have provided innovative treatment programs for children aged 6-18 years old. New campers must be screened prior to attending. Quest’s campers are of average intelligence, have mild to moderate emotional problems such as ADHD, anxiety, high functioning Autism, poor self esteem and social difficulties.

Camp Hours:
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $2775 for 3-weeks. Insurance may cover camp.
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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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
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Raskob Summer Intensive

Raskob Summer Intensive offers 1 to 2 hours of individualized educational therapy daily, for two 3-week programs. Attention to the executive function skills of time management, organization, planning, self-regulation, cognitive flexibility, and task initiation and persistence will be woven into the instructional sessions.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: Starts at $1835 for 3-week program
Grades: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
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RATS - Recreation and Team Sports Camp (Berkeley)

Camp Hours: 8 am to 5:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $240 per week
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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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
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Richmond Yacht Club Summer Sailing

Camp Hours: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:30 pm
Price: $600 per 2-week session plus boat fees
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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Roughing It Day Camp

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: $2990 per two week session
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
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Seele Stars Musical Theater Camp

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:50 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:10 pm
Price: $450 per week
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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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
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Shawl Anderson Dance Camp

Camp Hours: 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 12:30 pm
    Latest Pick-up: 04:30 pm
Price: Varies by age and hours
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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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
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Skyhawks Basketball Camp

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm M - Th and 9 am to 12:30 pm on Fridays
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $475 per week, sibling discounts are available
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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Soccer 2gether

Camp Hours: 3 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $350 per week
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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Spirited Play Labs

These facilitated groups are best for children who have delays in language, who can attend a class-like lesson for 10-15 minutes and can follow basic directions. Topics for language building, social skills, and ASL. In San Ramon.

Camp Hours: Varies, most are half-day morning or afternoon
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: Varies
Grades: ages 2+, ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+)
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Sports Central Summer Camp

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $240 per week (Berkeley resident) | $288 per week (non-resident)
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
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Sqvadron Summer Camp

Camp Hours: 10 am to 4 pm or half days
    Earliest Drop off: 10:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: $600 per week for full days - 4 day option for intermediate level
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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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
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Steve & Kate's Camp

Camp Hours: 8 am to 6 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $109 per day or $3,270 per summer pass - includes meals and snacks
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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Sticky Art Lab

Sticky Art Lab hosts an array of art-based maker camps with different lead artists each week. Expect a focus on reuse and a balance of structured teaching and free-building. Themes include clay, sewing, mixed media sculptures, gadgets & games, painting, and stop-motion animation.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:15 pm
Price: $500 per week
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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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
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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
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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):

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Superpower of the Song - Intro to Piano, Songwriting, & Video Game Composing

Superpower of the Song™ provides high quality music instruction with 3 in-person summer camps: Intro to the Piano/Electronic Keyboard, Intro to Song-writing, and Intro to Composing Video Game Music. Take one or all three. Masks and Vaccines required.

Camp Hours: 9 am to noon
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 12:15 pm
Price: $1200 per week
Grades: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Camp Season (2022):

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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):

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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):

Tennis Camp at Oakland Hills Tennis Club

Camp Hours: 9 am to noon
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 12:00 pm
Price: $350 per week for non-members | $300 per week for members
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Camp Season (2022):

The "Rec" Summer Camp

Camp Hours: 9:30 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 07:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $152 per week (Emeryville resident) | $157 per week (non-resident)
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Camp Season (2022):

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The Coder School Berkeley

Promising a solid week of coding fun, kids, age 8+, code throughout the week and then demo their creations. Programming languages/topics include: Scratch, Python, HTML/CSS, Raspberry Pi, Artificial Intelligence and Mobile Apps. Camps include daily hour of fun, outdoor activities (M-Th).

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $599 per week; save $100 with earlybird registry and code CAMPSROCK
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Camp Season (2022):

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The Crucible Youth Summer Camp

Hands-on STEM concepts through the industrial arts. Campers experiment with different media and techniques to create unique works of art. Choose from blacksmithing, welding, woodworking, jewelry. Students develop creative problem solving, scientific principles, and teamwork. Ages 8 to 18.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm, also half days
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: Half-day camps start at $350 per week | Full-day $850 per week | Crucible members can get 10% off tuition
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Camp Season (2022):

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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):

Touchstone Climbing Camps

Camp Hours: 9 am to 1 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 01:00 pm
Price: $450 per week or $350 for members
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Camp Season (2022):

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Traverse Fitness Ninja Camp

Kids will become real-life American Ninja Warriors in these summer camps. Coaches teach iconic obstacles like the Warped Wall. Kids will have free time, play ninja games, and learn growth mindset.

Camp Hours: Full or half days available 8:30 am - 3:30 pm, 8:30 am - 11:30 am, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:20 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:40 pm
Price: $625/week for 1-week full day camp | $300/week for half day
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Camp Season (2022):

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Triple Threat Basketball Academy

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $320 per week; savings for multiple weeks or siblings
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Camp Season (2022):

Tutu Camp

Different locations offer different weeks and prices.

Camp Hours: 9 am to noon
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 12:00 pm
Price: $300 to $315 per week
Grades: ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Camp Season (2022):

Twirl Summer Camp

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $425 per week
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Camp Season (2022):

UC Berkeley Bay Area Writing Project Summer Camp

Camp Hours: 9 am to noon
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 12:00 pm
Price: $700 per week | $50 sibling discount
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Camp Season (2022):

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UC Berkeley Youth Recreation Camps

UC Berkeley Youth Recreation 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):

UCB Girls in Engineering Summer Camp

Girls in Engineering is an introductory STEAM camp for Bay Area middle school students.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $600 - GiE actively recruits students from low socio-economic backgrounds and underrepresented minority groups and offers full scholarships.
Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th
Camp Season (2022):

Ultimate Gymnastics Camp

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm or half-days from 9 am to noon
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $475 per full week or $275 per week of half-days
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Camp Season (2022):

Union City Summer Day Camp

Camp Hours: 8 am to 5 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 am
Price: $210 per week
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Camp Season (2022):


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