• Youth Cartooning Camp

    Create your own cartoon characters and story lines. We will focus on inking and coloring (color wheel and theory) This is a great class for all skill levels. We will also look at comics from artists such as Kazu Kibuishi, Raina Telgemeier, and more as well as Pixar storyboard art. Students will create a 3 panel comic, cartoon tote bag, paper toys, one page story, cup animation, and begin a mini comic book. Materials are provided.

    Details

    Camp Location(s): 1355 4th Street, 2nd Floor, 8A, Berkeley 94710
    Age Information: Ages 7-13
    Format: Morning, July 30th to Aug. 3rd
    Hours: 10am-12pm
    Cost: $275
    Registration Deadline: July 29

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  • Academic Talent Development Program

    UC Berkeley’s ATDP offers challenging summer courses for highly motivated young scholars in grades K-11. Since 1982, students have come to our sites to take exciting classes designed for academic advancement and enrichment.  Examples of past courses include, Rainforests, Math Magic, and Programming in Java. Secondary Division is held for six weeks at the UC Berkeley campus and Elementary Division is held for three weeks at Washington School in Point Richmond. 

    Details

    Camp Location(s): UC Berkeley campus and Washington Elementary, Point Richmond
    Age Information: Grades K - 11
    Format: Half Day
    Hours: 8:30a - 12:00p & 1:00p - 4:30p
    Cost: $650-$700/course; sibling discounts. Financial aid avail by application.
    Registration Deadline: 5/30 for Secondary; 6/7 for Elementary

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  • Albany-Berkeley Soccer Club

    Soccer Camp for kids ages 4 to 19 of all skill level who want to spend time developing their soccer skills while having fun. Wednesday afternoons spent at King Pool for a mid-week break/muscle recovery.
    Location: Ocean View Park, Albany
    Weeks of: Jun 18Jun 25Jul 30Aug 6Aug 13Aug 20
    Full-day 8:30am – 4pm $260
    Half-day 8:30-noon or 1-4pm $210

    ABSC campers spend week actively engaged in learning and developing their soccer skills. The warmth, humor, proficiency and dedication of our experienced coaching staff keep it light and fun.

    See abscSoccer.com for further details. Questions: info@abscSoccer.com

    Details

    Camp Location(s): Ocean View Park, Albany, CA
    Age Information: Grades PK - 12
    Format: Day-long and Half Day
    Hours: 8:30am-4pm Full day; 8:30-noon or 12:30-4 Half days
    Cost: $260/full day or $210 half day
    Registration Deadline: Ongoing

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  • Bay Area Shakespeare Camp

    Kids ages 7-18 learn all about acting and Shakespeare from trained theatre professionals in this fun and enriching program developed by the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival. Two-week camps meet weekdays, 9a–3p, with optional aftercare until 5:30 pm. Fun and creative classes in Voice and Movement, Production and Design, and Discovering Shakespeare enable campers to develop and acquire the skills and knowledge to stage an abridged Shakespeare play for family and friends on the final day. Experience welcome but not required!
    – July 9-20, ages 12-18 at Oakland School of the Arts, 530 18th St, Oakland;
    – July 23-Aug 3, ages 7-13 at Oakland School of the Arts, 530 18th St, Oakland;
    – August 6-17, ages 7-13 and ages 12-18 at Glendale La Loma Park, 1310 La Loma Ave, Berkeley

    Details

    Camp Location(s): Oakland, Berkeley
    Age Information: Grades 2-12
    Format: 2-week Day Camp
    Hours: 9a-3p, optional aftercare until 5:30p
    Cost: $635 for 2-weeks / optional aftercare $140 for 2-weeks
    Registration Deadline: Ongoing

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  • Berkeley Ballet Theater

    Berkeley Ballet Theater’s summer workshops, open to new and returning students, offer unparalleled training under world-class faculty for beginning, intermediate, and advanced dancers in a diverse, supportive environment. Dancers’ daily schedules combine rigorous classical ballet training with a diverse range of styles, including modern, jazz, capoeira, and pilates. Dancers may enroll in single weeks or opt to attend multi-week workshops if offered for their level. Please contact Berkeley Ballet Theater for level placement.

    Details

    Camp Location(s): BBT Studios – 1370 Tenth Street, Berkeley CA 94710
    Age Information: Ages 7-18
    Format: Day Camp
    Hours: 9a - 3p or 5p (depends on dancer’s level)
    Cost: $330-$420 / week
    Registration Deadline: Ongoing

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  • Berkeley High Crew

    Established in 2009, Berkeley High Crew’s summer rowing program offers local students, ages 11 and up, a chance to try this unique, growing sport with the Berkeley High School Crew coaches and current team members. No experience necessary! Registration is limited to 30 participants. We offer three weeks of Learn-to-Row camps for new rowers: June 25–29, July 23–27, and August 13–17. Campers can sign up for one or more camps.

    Details

    Camp Location(s): Jack London Aquatic Center, Oakland
    Age Information: Ages 11 - 18
    Format: Half Day
    Hours: 12p - 3p
    Cost: $250 / week
    Registration Deadline: One Week Prior to Camp Start, or Capacity

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  • Berkeley Rep School of Theatre

    Join the School of Theatre for a fun-filled, enriching, affordable camp experience for middle school and high school students! Summer Theatre Intensive is an opportunity to become fully immersed in every facet of the world of theatre, regardless of experience level.

    Session 1: June 18–July 13, 2018 (Entering grades 6–8)

    Session 2: July 17–August 10, 2018 (Entering grades 9–12)

    Learn more at: BERKELEYREP.ORG/SUMMERINTENSIVE

    Details

    Camp Location(s): Berkeley Rep School of Theatre
    Age Information: Grades 6-8 (Session 1); Grades 9-12 (Session 2)
    Format: Full Day
    Hours: 9a - 3p (Session 1), 9a - 4p (Session 2)
    Cost: $1,290 (Session 1); $1,390 (Session 2)
    Registration Deadline: Ongoing

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  • Camp Stitch

    Learn to sew this summer at Camp Stitch! At Hello Stitch Studio, we provide a supportive, fun, and stress-free atmosphere for exploring adventures in sewing. Just like learning to ride a bike, learning to sew is a life skill your camper will never forget. We provide access to our sewing machines, tools and supplies. All your camper has to do is show up, be ready to learn, and have fun!

    Details

    Camp Location(s): Hello Stitch Studio, 1708 University Ave., Berkeley 94703
    Age Information: Grades: 4 - 8
    Format:
    Hours: 9 am - 3pm
    Cost: $375/week before April 15 - $425 after
    Registration Deadline: Ongoing

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  • Cazadero Music Camp

    For more than 60 years, Cazadero has offered a dynamic music camp that strikes a thoughtful balance between in-depth music education and carefree summer camp fun. We provide a nurturing, inspirational environment for young musicians ages 10-18. Caz is located near the Russian River in Sonoma County where young musicians learn together under a canopy of spectacular redwood trees. Campers attend for one or two week sessions, based on grade level and musical experience.

    Details

    Camp Location(s): Cazadero, CA. Buses leave from Berkeley
    Age Information: 5th thru 12th Grade
    Format: Overnight
    Hours:
    Cost: $810-$902/week. Scholarships and sibling discounts available.
    Registration Deadline: On Going

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  • Chabot Science

    Calling all young engineers, astronauts, explorers, makers, and problem solvers!

    Chabot Space and Science Center will offer summer camps in 2018 with four different science and engineering themes. Each week-long camp will provide immersive, hands-on learning experiences combining science, engineering, and outdoor explorations to develop problem-solving skills as well as science understanding.

    Camprs will navigate activities led by Chabot instructors, all taking place inside Chabot’s science labs, classrooms, and museum spaces as well as outdoors in Redwood Regional Park.

    Details

    Camp Location(s): Chabot Space & Science Center
    Age Information: Grades 1-6
    Format: Full Day
    Hours: 9a - 4p
    Cost: $499 / Week
    Registration Deadline: Ongoing

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  • City of Berkeley Day Camp

    Berkeley Day Camp is one of the best traditional outdoor day camp programs in the East Bay! We believe strongly in the power of spending quality time in nature. Berkeley Day Camp staff are committed to ensuring each camper’s summer experience is safe, fun, and filled with memories and friendships that are guaranteed to last a lifetime. A counselor-in-training program is also available for teens ages 14-15 years old.

    Details

    Camp Location(s): Berkeley Marina/Tilden Park
    Age Information: 5-13
    Format: Day Camp
    Hours: 9am–3pm AM & PM Extended Care Option Available
    Cost: $174/$209 (Res/NonRes)
    Registration Deadline: Ongoing

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  • City of Berkeley Summer Fun Camps

    Join us for some summer FUN at one (or all) of our three community center Summer Fun Camps located at Live Oak, Frances Albrier, or James Kenney Community Centers! Participants will enjoy days filled with sports, arts and crafts, group games, weekly swim days, and local and major field trips to locations such as amusement and water parks. Extended AM/PM care is available! Register today at www.cityofberkeley.info/recreation. Scholarships available for qualified Berkeley residents. Apply early.

    Details

    Camp Location(s): Berkeley - Multiple Sites
    Age Information: Ages 5-13
    Format: Day Camp
    Hours: M-F 9:00AM - 3:00PM _Optional AM & PM Care
    Cost: $101 (Res) / $121 (Non-Res) per week
    Registration Deadline: Ongoing

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  • City of Berkeley Summer Playground Program

    Start your summer off right! Enjoy a variety of fun activities such as games, arts and crafts, sports, and making new friends, all while being supervised by enthusiastic City of Berkeley staff. Choose from one (or all) locations throughout the city – Cedar Rose Park (11am-4pm), Rosa Parks Elementary (11am-5pm), Longfellow Middle School (11am-5pm), and Grove Park (10am-4pm). Low weekly fees. Low-income Berkeley residents have priority registration through June 1. After June 1, register at www.cityofberkeley.info/recreation

    Details

    Camp Location(s): Berkeley - Multiple Sites
    Age Information: Ages 5-12
    Format: Day Camp
    Hours: M-F 11:00AM - 4:00PM
    Cost: $5 (Res) / $10 (Non-Res) per week
    Registration Deadline: Ongoing

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  • Downtown Berkeley YMCA Summer Day Camp

    We are committed to building character, and supporting your child’s social emotional development through fun and engaging summer activities. Camp spends 2-3 days each week on site rotating through enrichment activities and swimming, and off site or “field trip” days visiting local attractions such as amusement parks, water parks, fun centers, science centers and museums.
    We offer week sessions for 8 weeks of summer starting June 18 and ending August 10.
    Financial Assistance available!

    Details

    Camp Location(s): K-5th grades: Washington Elementary School, Berkeley | 6-8th grades: YMCA PG&E Teen Center, Berkeley
    Age Information: Grades K - 8
    Format: All Day
    Hours: 8am-4pm; after care 4pm-6pm
    Cost: $295-$330/week
    Registration Deadline: Ongoing

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  • East Bay Media Center

    Teens learn the art of filmmaking and making short films with the pros. Learn story boarding, scripting, camera work, lighting, editing, green screen and special visual / audio effects. Special guests from the industry share valuable info with the teens. Use of Mobile devices (cell phones) as a production tool and the use of social media as a vehicle for their films.

    Details

    Camp Location(s): 1939 Addison Street - Downtown Berkeley Arts District
    Age Information: Ages 12-17
    Format: Half Day
    Hours: 10a–2p M-F
    Cost: $875. – 3 weeks
    Registration Deadline: Ongoing

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  • École Bilingue de Berkeley

    At Le Camp d’Été, campers will brush up on their French with our native French instructors, and take part in a variety of incredibly fun activities throughout the week such as: judo, maker, tennis, drum circle, lego, mad science, soccer, cooking, art and more! There are weekly field trips at the Oakland Zoo, the California Academy of Science and the Exploratorium, among others.

    The Mini-Camp is offered to students in Preschool and Kindergarten, while the Junior Camp is open to students entering Grade 1 to 6.

    Details

    Camp Location(s): Campus of Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley located at 1009 Heinz Ave Berkeley, CA 97410
    Age Information: Grades PreK - 5
    Format: All Day
    Hours: 8a - 6p
    Cost: $450/week (early bird at $430 a week)
    Registration Deadline: Early bird deadline is April 1, 2018

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  • Fiddlekids Summer Camp

    Now in its twenty-first year, Fiddlekids is a unique, fun-filled summer day camp devoted to traditional fiddle music. Fiddlekids features learning & playing by ear, improvisation, traditional dance, music-based art, and a final performance at the Freight & Salvage. Boasting an experienced teaching staff and a wonderfully supportive atmosphere, Fiddlekids has introduced hundreds of youngsters to a lively and expansive fiddle repertoire. We welcome young violinists and fiddlers with at least one year of violin playing experience. No previous fiddle knowledge is required.

    Details

    Camp Location(s): Berkwood Hedge School; 1809 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
    Age Information: Ages 7-14
    Format: Full Day
    Hours: 9a - 3p
    Cost: $570/week; $550 if PIF by 3/30. Scholarships & Sibling Discounts Available
    Registration Deadline: 3/30 early bird discount; ongoing

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  • Imagination Kids Art Camps

    Lucy Ames has been offering amazing art experiences for children since 1995. Imagination Kids offers young artists a chance to work with a wide range of quality art materials in a beautiful backyard studio setting. With only 8 campers per session, kids get the inspiration and support they need to grow as artists. Each theme-based week ends with an art show. Camps fill fast; only 3 sessions are still open. Register soon!

    Details

    Camp Location(s): Imagination Kids Studio in El Cerrito
    Age Information: Ages 7-13
    Format: Day-long
    Hours: 9a-3p
    Cost: $450/week
    Registration Deadline: Ongoing

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  • Jam Camp West

    Jam Camp West is a creative seven-day (six-night) music, dance and vocal program held in the redwoods of Northern California from July 21-27, 2018. A great alternative to traditional music camps, Jam Camp West is an inclusive, supportive program that exposes kids 10-15 years old to contemporary musical trends with the cultural underpinnings of jazz.

    Details

    Camp Location(s): Loma Mar
    Age Information: 10 - 15 years old
    Format: Overnight / One-Week Residential
    Hours: One full week; Saturday, 7/21 - Friday, 7/27
    Cost: $975
    Registration Deadline: Ongoing

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  • Kalen Meyer Art Summer Camp

    Our 17th year!
    Summer classes for children who love making art, emphasizing fine art materials and instruction. Week-long camps are in: Photography and Animation, Artist Bookmaking, Fabric Arts and Printmaking, Painting and Drawing, and Decorative Arts. Every week includes a clay project related to the medium of the week. Join us for a variety of interesting projects and serious fun!

    Details

    Camp Location(s): 1809 Bancroft in Berkeley
    Age Information: Ages 7-12
    Format: Day Camp
    Hours: 9-3 with aftercare until 5
    Cost: $360 per week, $100 extra for care until 5
    Registration Deadline: Registration is open now, until camps are filled

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  • Oakland Ballet

    Oakland Ballet Company’s summer program, Ballet Boot Camp, offers dancers ages 9 and up the opportunity to train intensively with one of the Bay Area’s leading professional dance companies. Ballet Boot Camp includes daily classes in ballet and pointe technique along with repertoire and a choreography workshop. Each week’s repertoire and choreography will be devoted to the study of a classic ballet. One, two, and three week program options are available.

    Details

    Camp Location(s): Hayward
    Age Information: Ages 9 and up
    Format: Day & Half-day camps
    Hours: 9:30a - 4:40p (exact timing depends on level)
    Cost: $595/week
    Registration Deadline: Ongoing

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  • PlanetBravo Techno-tainment Camps

    PlanetBravo is one of California’s most popular and longest-running technology summer camps for kids. It’s perfect for anyone who loves technology and entertainment, and wants to explore coding, Minecraft, Roblox, or movie-making with other kids who love the same thing. PlanetBravo balances indoor and outdoor time for healthy summer fun. No experience necessary to join any class. Make your own 2D or 3D video game, YouTube series, and so much more. At hundreds less than comparable tech camps, it’s the best fit for techhungry kids.

    PlanetBravo has won local and state awards for innovative summer tech camps. You may have seen PlanetBravo camps featured on Good Morning America, PBS News Hour, or Netflix’s “Chelsea Does” series. Seats fill fast.

    Details

    Camp Location(s): Berkeley
    Age Information: Grades 2-9
    Format: Full Day Camp
    Hours: 8:30a – 4:30p
    Cost: $400-$575 per week
    Registration Deadline: August 6th, 2018

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  • Shawl Anderson

    Join us this summer to strengthen your technique, expand your creative voice, and experience something new in our SummerDanceLab camps and intensives. We have a camp for every age dancer 4-18, from beginning to pre-professional level teens. Dancers can explore dance/art, story ballet, modern, world dance, choreography, hip-hop, jazz, and contemporary ballet. Please visit our website for more information and registration.

    Details

    Camp Location(s): Shawl-Anderson Dance Center
    Age Information: Ages 4-18
    Format: half/full day - 2-week
    Hours: 9:30a - 3:30p, 9a - 1p
    Cost: $225 - $800
    Registration Deadline: Ongoing

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  • Square School

    Square School Design Camps allow young people to try out a variety of design identities as they experience joy and agency in learning with technology. We are offering four unique one week design camps for young people this summer. Spend time in the studio and time outside recharging. Each week has a different theme: 6/18-6/22 Game Design, 6/25-6/29 Fashion Design, 7/16-7/20 Minecraft Architecture, and 7/23-7/27 Circuit Playground.

    Details

    Camp Location(s): Neyborly, 2518 San Pablo Avenue, in Southwest Berkeley
    Age Information: Grades 2 - 7
    Format: Full Day
    Hours: 9a - 3:30p
    Cost: $495/week (early bird discount available)
    Registration Deadline: Ongoing

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  • Sticky Art Lab

    Sticky Art Lab has an exciting array of art-based maker camps throughout the summer, with different themes and lead artists each week. With our focus on reuse, each day offers a balance of structured teaching and free-build for creative exploration! Themes include Clay, Mask Making, Art Meets Tech, Wood Shop, Shadow Magic, Nature & Music, and Printmaking. Camp weeks run from July 2 – Aug 24, 2018.

    Details

    Camp Location(s): Sticky Art Lab @ 1682 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703
    Age Information: Grades 1 - 5
    Format: Full Day
    Hours: 9a - 3:30p, aftercare until 5:30p available
    Cost: $425 / week
    Registration Deadline: Ongoing

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  • Tech Know How

    Our week-long Summer Camps offer a variety of fun and enriching hands-on projects which teach students how to use technology creatively.

    Camps include Building projects with LEGO® gears and motors, Robotics with MINDSTORMS® EV3® and LEGO® Bluetooth WeDo® 2.0, Pokémon Game Design with Scratch®, Girls STEAM camps, and Programming with Java and Python.

    Our affordable STEM offerings are available to students, ages 5-15, at over 20 locations in the San Francisco Bay Area.

    Details

    Camp Location(s): Berkeley, Oakland, Pleasanton, Fremont, San Francisco, San Jose, San Mateo, and more
    Age Information: Grades K - 9
    Format: Half-Day & Full-Day
    Hours: 9a - 3:30p, Extended care from 8:30a - 5:00p or 8:30a - 6:00p
    Cost: $240/week, $400/week, $450/week
    Registration Deadline: One Week Prior to Camp Start

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