The new 2017 Berkeleyside Summer Camp Guide lets you browse a great selection of local camps that run the gamut from skateboarding to coding.
Last Thursday afternoon, 40-some kids sprinted around Willard Park, capturing flags and thwacking tether balls. That’s the typical scene at the park most summer afternoons, where the campers at Berkeley Day Camp’s extended care program keep busy until their parents come pick them up.
The long foggy days of summer in Berkeley mean summer camp for many kids. In such a food-focused town it’s not surprising to learn that camps designed to encourage edible adventures are popular among the next generation of home cooks and potential professional chefs.
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The East Bay Regional Park District still has scholarships (“camperships”) available for its summer day camps — and it is keen to ensure they all get claimed by under-resourced families.