Welcome to the North Bay Summer Camp Directory where you will find fun and enriching camps for children of all ages and interests. Look forward to seeing your children become more confident, independent and responsible as they make new friends and learn important skills.
Featured North Bay Camps
Camp Edmo ~ Larkspur
Get more out of camp this summer! Camp Edmo is for kids pre-K—entering 4th grade to explore, create, have fun and grow. Thanks to our college-graduate Camp Directors and “Vibe” program, campers build curiosity and life skills! Our hands-on Arts & Science and Animation activities are designed by Edventure More in partnership with the California Academy of Sciences, Children’s Creativity Museum and MOCHA.
Camp EdTech ~ Larkspur
Make your summer, make digital media art! Camp EdTech teaches entering 5th – 8th graders how to create their own video games, digital movies, photographs, graphic designs, and animations. Taught by industry pros and designed by Edventure More in partnership with the Children’s Creativity Museum, the Bay Area’s premier digital arts museum! Each week features camper challenges, outdoor recreation, life skills program and end-of-the-week movie premiers and gallery showings.
Camp Galileo ~ Corte Madera
Our award-winning curriculum — inspired by the innovation process developed at Stanford d.school — liberates kids to explore without fear of mistakes. The experience is profound — and it’s a blast. Our weekly themes combine art, science and outdoor activities into a whimsical narrative that keeps kids giggling and engaged. Summer 2013's themes are Medieval Adventure: Art and Inventions of Camelot, Galileo Amusement Park: Art and Science of Circuses, Rides and Carnivals, African Safari: Art and Animals of the Serengeti and Space Odyssey: Cosmic Art and Rocket Science.
Galileo Summer Quest ~ Corte Madera
At Galileo Summer Quest, 5th – 8th graders choose one of 14 majors, then spend an entire week focused on realizing their own personal vision—whether they’re designing a fashion line or video game, creating their signature recipe, or building a high-performance go-kart. Campers are surrounded by exceptional instructors, professional tools and materials and eager collaborators. Majors range from Fashion Design to Go-Kart Builders!
Spanish Intensive Camp at Marin Horizon ~ Mill Valley
For the first time ever, we are going to be launching an Intensive Spanish Camp for students entering 4th – 8th grades. Children will spend each week dialoging with Spanish speakers and are supported by a team facilitating material in history, art, music, and natural wonders of the Spanish-speaking world. Activities include cultural games, arts & crafts, cooking, a real-life Mexican market, as well as weekly swimming, field trips, and lunch preparation.
Coastal Camp at NatureBridge ~ Sausalito
Everyday at Coastal Camp is an opportunity for adventure and discovery in the outdoors. Participate in games, beach time, hikes, arts & crafts, scavenger hunts, and more in the Marin Headlands! Grades K-9. Daily Shuttles from SF, Mill Valley, and Sausalito.
Marin Horizon Summer Camp ~ Mill Valley
Six weeks of fun for all children, ages 3-8 yrs! Gymastics, Swimming and Capoera lessons every day plus Field Trips on Fridays. Summer teachers are Marin Horizon year-round teachers with ECE units with a 8:1 student-teacher ratio. Activities include: soccer, arts & crafts, music, nature hikes, drama, cookouts, off-campus nature walks & field trips.
Summer Discovery Camps ~ Sausalito
Creative day camps in the arts, sciences & environment for kids ages 3-8. Small classes, big fun! Join the Bay Area Discovery Museum for summer camps full of non-stop fun and adventure. Kids can sign up for a different Discovery Camp each week to celebrate the joy of guided exploration and open-ended creative play. Facilitated by experienced educators and camp counselors, Discovery Camps engage young developing minds and bodies through innovative, interactive learning experiences which inspire creative thinking.
Trans-Atlantic Soccer's 'Coaches in Kilts' Soccer Camp ~ Corte Madera
'Coaches in Kilts' soccer camps are the perfect way for young players to maximize their soccer skill development in a safe, fun and friendly environment. Campers learn and practice fundamental soccer skills, become a member of a Scottish Clan, and take part in Highland Games-themed competitions. Games include welly-wanging, tossing the caber, tug-of-war and capture the flag! Campers work closely with their Scottish coach to learn fundamental soccer skills through a series of games and practices with an emphasis on FUN! The Inter-Clan Soccer Tournament marks the end of the competitions, with the winning clan lifting the coveted Clan Cup!
Camp Winnarainbow ~ Laytonville
Northern California's premiere sleepaway circus and performing arts camp. Founded by cultural icon Wavy Gravy in 1975, Camp Winnarainbow is located 3 hours north of the Bay Area in beautiful Mendocino County. We offer one and two week sessions for children ages 7-14. Classes include trapeze and aerials, juggling, clowning, gymnastics, stilt-walking, drama, multi-cultural dance, martial arts, tightrope, magic, music, art, and environmental awareness. All sessions end with a fabulous show for families & friends.
Spanish Immersion Day Camps ~ San Anselmo
Viva el Español offers week-long Spanish Immersion Camps designed to give children a unique opportunity to learn or improve their Spanish language skills over the summer. During each week students participate in interactive games, music and movement activities, and art & craft projects that center around a specific theme. Each week culminates with a sing-along and presentation, where the kids get to show off what they learned. Camps are for children ages 5+.
Steve & Kate’s Camp ~ Kentfield, Mill Valley, Santa Rosa
Steve & Kate's Camp conforms to kids - not the other way around. Instead of rigid structure, we give our campers choice. We provide just the right amount of structure and guidance. From filmmaking to culinary arts, from sewing to soccer, kids follow their bliss. Our flexible enrollment lets campers attend, ANYTIME, ANY DAY at ANY LOCATION, and our fees cover all hours from 7:30 am to 6 pm, lunch, drinks and snacks.
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