~ Palo Alto
SNAKE Camp for kids entering 1st-5th grade and Explore! Eco-Adventures for youth entering 6th-8th grade. SNAKE Campers have fun learning about the natural world! Fun field trips, engaging activities, colorful crafts, amazing experiences, and lots of time for making friends, exploring, climbing trees, and being a kid! Explore! participants embark daily on exciting eco-adventures, including rock climbing, ziplines, whale watching, river rafting, and lots more.
Outback Adventures ~ Larkspur, Cupertino
An Outback Adventures kids camp is uniquely different than traditional summer camps. Our camps focus on outdoor adventure and fitness through exploration, cooperation, problem solving, and outdoor leadership. Professional guides provide a safe and fun environment for experiencing kayaking, paddleboarding, and rock climbing. The programs feature fun and interactive instruction insuring your child comes home knowing the fundamentals of these adventure activities. Outback Adventures has been introducing kids to the outdoors since 1999.
Outside Adventure Kids Day Camp ~ Corte Madera
New from Outside Magazine and Avid4 Adventure! Outside Adventure Kids offers multi-sport, outdoor adventure day camps in Marin County. Each day kids participate in a different outdoor adventure sport, with the emphasis all week on developing friendships, understanding risks, learning, and having fun in the outdoors. Activities include: Kayaking, Hiking, Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, and Stand Up Paddleboarding. Ages: 7-12 More Information: OutsideAdventureKids.com
Treks and Tracks Rock Climbing Camp ~ Los Gatos
Join us at Castle Rock State Park for one-day or three-day Rock Climbing Camps. Accompanied by our certified guides our students have fun and build confidence while learning to climb on real rock. Kids ages 8-14 meet at Castle Rock at 9:00 a.m. and are picked up at 3:00 p.m. For more information visit www.treksandtracks.com or call (650) 557-4893.
Featured Horse Camps
Roughing It Horse Camp ~ Moraga (transportation provided from San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, and Contra Costa County)
Specialty English horseback riding day camp for riders of all levels, 3rd-10th grades. Comprehensive Certified Horsemanship Association lesson program with 3 riding lessons daily; English equitation, cross country jumping, dressage, pasture rides, gymkhana events, horsemanship, horse crafts, and vet care activities. Horse Show each session. Transportation provided and free extended care available.
Folger Stable Spring and Summer Horse Camps ~ Woodside
Bay Area Equestrian Connection (BAEC) holds week long Western Horse Camps for children ages 7-16. Located at the Historic Folger Stable in Wunderlich County Park in Woodside, BAEC's professional staff and well trained horses ensure that your child learns to ride in a safe, educational and fun environment! The program includes, hands on horse care fundamentals, riding fundamentals, fun arts and crafts, and horse riding every day either in the arena or on the beautiful park trails! Call 650-529-1028 for more details.
Sugarloaf Farm Horsemanship Summer Camps ~ Gilroy
Sugarloaf Farm offers a week long camp, 9am - 4pm, that allows the young horse lover to spend time riding horses and learning how to take care of them. Each camper receives a daily private riding lesson from a qualified British Horse Society instructor. Every afternoon is filled with fun activities including carriage rides, pony club games, arts and crafts and of course on the final day a show! Visit http://www.sugarloaffarm.com for more information.
The Western Horse Experience ~ Half Moon Bay
At The Western Horse Experience, in the peaceful Kastl Rock Ranch, everyone has fun, learns, makes friends (both human and equine) and creates lasting memories. Each child will be assigned their own horse for the camp and learn basic horsemanship and western riding skills. Also included are fun horseback games, crafts, and educational lessons. Lunch, workbook and T-shirt provided. Kids can start with the camp as an introduction to riding and can further their skills with riding lessons.
Heather Hill Riding Center Youth Horse Riding Camps ~ Pacifica
Located at Park Pacifica Stables just 15 minutes south of San Francisco, camps are a fun-filled day or week spent with the Heather Hill Welsh Cobs and Ponies! Join us for horsemanship education, riding, and fun with friends! Limited to only 5 campers per day! This allows each child to ride the same horse every day. Half or Full Day sessions. Full Day campers can also have art lessons and/or film making lessons from a seasoned professional. Star in your own Western! Call Laura for more information: 650-465-4083.
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