This roundup of Sports Camps encompasses a wide range of fun summer camp programming from kayaking to tennis and mountain biking to pitching. Spend the day outside getting dirty or inside honing your cartwheel skills. Learn more about these and other East Bay camps in our 2017 Camp Guide.
Avid4 Adventure (Oakland and other Bay Area locations)
Avid4 Adventure offers authentic outdoor adventures for kids Pre-K through 12th grades in the Bay Area, California and the Front Range, Colorado. Fun and empowering, campers of all levels learn to climb, paddle, bike, hike and thrive in the outdoors. Now offering a learn-to-bike camp for pre-K.
Hours: 9am-3pm Extended care: 8:00am-5:30pm
Price: $400/week. Early bird discount available. Shuttle and lunch are additional fees. Save $15 with code 510families
Cal Summer Youth Programs (Berkeley)
Cal Youth Programs offers a wide variety of camps and sport/outdoor activities for kids of all ages. One and two-week options available. Payment plan and camp scholarships available for families in need. Hours and prices vary by program.
Camp Bladium (Alameda)
Children, ages 5-14, can experience a wide variety of activities: rock climbing, basketball, dodgeball, karaoke, kickball, arts & crafts, laser tag, cheerleading, jumpers, and LEGO. Healthy snacks and lunches provided. Specialized single-sport camps are also available: football, soccer, volleyball, baseball, and rock-climbing.
Hours: 9am to 4pm with extended care 7:30am to 6pm
Price: $330 per week
RATS Sports and Games Day Camp (Berkeley)
Recreation and Team Sports (RATS) offers a fun, affordable, play-all-day summer day camp for girls and boys entering 3rd through 8th grades. Kids of all ability levels are encouraged to participate in moderately competitive activities in a supportive, creative and instructive environment.
Hours: 8am – 5:30pm, drop-in
Future Star Baseball Camp (Oakland + Piedmont)
Future Star Baseball offers baseball camps for players 6 to 12 of all abilities. Coach Ben and his staff emphasize skill building and teamwork with regular turns at the batting cage. Locations are Witter Field in Piedmont, Future Star Baseball batting cages in Oakland.
Hours: 9am to 4pm for full day with 9am to noon or 12:30pm to 3:30pm for half days, extended care available
Price: $355 per week
East Bay BALL Summer Camp (Caldecott Field, North Oakland Sports Complex)
Baseball After Little League is a camp for boys and girls age 6 to 12 who love baseball and outdoor playtime.
Hours: 9am to 4pm
Price: $310 per week with earlybird discount available
See also: Bladium Baseball Academy Camp and Cal Baseball Camp (listed in multi-sport camps)
Triple Threat Academy (Oakland + Alameda)
Offering All-Star camp for beginners ages 7-14 and Total Skills for beginners and intermediate players, Triple Threat Academy teaches dribbling, shooting, and beyond to kids from several locations including Golden Gate Academy in Montclair and Bladium in Alameda.
See also: Cal Basketball Camp (listed in multi-sport camps)
Cal Golden Bears Gymnastics Camp (Berkeley)
Gymnastics, dance, trampoline activities, arts and crafts, and strength training for ages 4 to 14.
Hours: 8:30am to 3pm
Price: $345 per week
Head Over Heels (Emeryville)
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 for $25/day
Price: Full-day camp: $350/week; Half-day camp: $250/week; day rate $75/day; discounts for multiple weeks, siblings, and early registration
Oakland Hills Tennis Camp (Oakland Hills)
Oakland Hills Tennis Club (OHTC) provides individualized instruction, small group games, and fun drills with a focus on fundamentals for kids 7 and up. Your campers’ skills are sure to improve. No prior experience required.
Hours: 9am to noon, 12:30pm to 2:30pm, or both with supervised lunch
Price: $150 for mornings; $250 for afternoons; $375 for full days with earlybird pricing and member discounts
The Albany-Berkeley Soccer Club Soccer Skills Camp (Albany-Berkeley) offers half-ABSC half-day and full-day soccer camps with skill-building, games, and themed activities to keep it FUN for soccer players from 4 to 19 years old and for all levels.
Hours: 9am to 3pm
Price: $305 per week
Bladium Soccer Academy & West Ham North American Academy Camp (Alameda, Piedmont)
Soccer camps for all levels. Recreational player camps for ages 6 through 12 with an emphasis on fundamental skills training and games. For more competitive players, West Ham United North American Academy Soccer Camp offers high-level training for players ages 6 through 14.
Hours: 9am to 12:30pm with extended care available until 6pm
Price: Bladium Soccer starts at $230; WHUNAA starts at $275 per week
Jack Hyde Soccer Camp (Caldecott Field, Oakland)
Full or half-day options available for children ages 6-12. Technical and tactical skill development for young players alongside nutrition tips and fun games, operated out of the North Oakland Sports Center.
Hours: Full day is 9am to 4pm. Before and after care can be arranged.
Price: $340 per week for full-day; $170 for 9-12 or 1-4 half-day sessions