30+ East Bay Summer Camps That Are Running In July (2020) - 510 Families

30+ East Bay Summer Camps That Are Running In July (2020)

Thanks to our guide sponsors, Monkey Business, East Bay Dance Center, One Generation, and Ultimate Sports Connection.

Monkey Business Campers in the Park
Monkey Business Campers in the park | Photo: Monkey Business

If you’ve been trying to find an in-person summer camp option for July 2020, we know it has been tricky. Here are a few wonderful options to consider.

Sponsoring Camps

Monkey Business Camp, Berkeley

Offering two 3-week sessions at The Berkeley School, following all Covid protocols. July 6-24 and July 27-Aug 14. Expect unplugged time to connect, with lots of time with activities set up outside. Art, games, nature explorations, bubble dance parties, basketball, simple organic food projects. Smaller groups of 12 total, so limited spaces. A couple youth leader spaces/group for 11-17 year-olds with prior experience.
View camp website >>
Camp hours: Two full day groups of 12 kids: 8:15 am to 4:45 pm; one part-day: 10 am to 3 pm
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th plus youth leaders 6th, 7th
Location: Berkeley at The Berkeley School
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One Generation Camp, Berkeley

One Generation Camp is an outdoor community-centered music and dance camp featuring some of the best teachers in the Bay Area in West African Hand drumming, West African Dance, Cuban Dance, Brazilian Capoeira, Mindfulness, and more. Through music and dance, incorporated with games, outdoor exploration, hiking, and play, children learn about kindness, community, and culture. All COVID protocols followed according to the CDC and the Contra Costa Health Department. Second Session for July 13-31 is now open for registration- space is extremely limited so sign up now!
View camp website >>
Camp hours: 9 am to 3 pm
5 to 10
Location: Berkeley at Tilden Park

One generation campers
One Generation campers practice capoeira in Tilden Park | Photo: One Generation

Ultimate Sports Connection Summer Gymnastics Camps, Concord

Kids, ages 4 to 12, will “FLIP” over this amazing brand new air-conditioned facility and equipment. Young gymnasts will learn new skills and make friends. Campers gain agility, spatial awareness, discipline and strength all while having fun and learning safety habits. Weekday programs June 29 to August 7. Super Saturday camps are held, 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/28, 8/1, 8/8. No experience necessary.
View camp website >>
Camp hours: Full day is 9 am to 3 pm; half-day program is 9 am to noon
Ages: Age 4 through entering 7th graders
Location: New facility in Concord

Ultimate Sports Connection camp
Photo: Ultimate Sports Connection gymnastics camp


East Bay Dance Center, Oakland

East Bay Dance Center offers In studio and online camps so you can give your child the summer they deserve! They dance, play, do art, drama, play in the park, have movie time and make friends. Dance includes Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern and Improv. Two age groups (5-7) and (8-11), with all CDC guidelines in effect. (Online Camp also available for Mon-Fri 10 am to noon @ $90 per week or one month for $270)
View camp website >> or call (510)866-5415 for more information or email info@eastbaydancecenter.org
Camp hours: 8 am to 6 pm (extended care as needed)
Camp dates: Three-week camp: June 29-July 17, One-week camp: July 20th-24th
Ages: 5 to 11
$372/ week for drop-off camp, sibling discount available
Spacious Glenview (Oakland) studio location

Photo: East Bay Dance Center

More camps planning to run in-person camp programs in July

This information is current as of 7/1/2020 with our best information. Some camps have been changing their offerings as new health recommendations and restrictions become available while others have sold out. Check the websites of each camp to find current details about timing, location, prices, refund policies, and restrictions. Your favorite small camp (through teachers, rec centers, studios, and backyards) might also be available with spaces too limited for advertising here with us.

Monkey Business Camp Website >>

Head Over Heels Camp Website >>

Avid4 Adventure Website >>

HANDS-ON! STEAM Camps Website >>

Integem Holographic AR Programming & Design Camp Website >>

Aventura! Summer Fun at EBI Website >>

KidzToPros Summer Camps Website >>

Camp Bladium Website >>

Gan Israel Day Camp Website >>

24-7 UK Soccer Academy Summer Skills Website >>

Trackers Earth Bay Website >>

Adventure Day Camp Website >>

Shu Ren International School Mandarin Immersion Camp Website >>

East Bay SPCA Animal Camp Website >>

Kids Gym Berkeley Website >>

Jumpin' Gymsters Sports Camps Website >>

Explorers Camp at Chabot Space and Science Center Website >>

Cooking Round the World Website >>

Sees the Day Summer Program Website >>

Berkeley Forest School Website >>

Su Yun's Chinese Learning Center Summer Camp Website >>

One Generation Camp Website >>

The Crucible Website >>

Steve & Kate's Camp Website >>

Learn to Row at Oakland Strokes Website >>

JCC Camp Website >>

Seele Stars Musical Theater Camp Website >>

Traverse Fitness Ninja Warrior Website >>

Play-Well: STEM using LEGO Website >>

Ultimate Sports Connection Summer Gymnastics Camps Website >>

East Bay Dance Center Camp Website >>

Trapeze Arts Website >>

Don’t see your favorite camps? Make sure to visit our East Bay Summer Camp Guide, Northern California Overnight Camps Guide, Online Camps Guide, and Camps Cancelled for 2020.

Thanks again to our guide sponsors, Monkey Business, East Bay Dance Center, One Generation, and Ultimate Sports Connection.

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1 thought on “30+ East Bay Summer Camps That Are Running In July (2020)”

  1. The Berkeley Chess School offers weekly, online, morning and afternoon chess camps for children. Classes are interactive with beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections. Engaging lecture, chess puzzles, Q & A, and the opportunity to play classmates, with post-game analysis from the instructor. The spatial reasoning skill chess teaches is the greatest predictor of success in STEM fields. For more information, or to enroll, visit http://www.berkeleychessschool.org/

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