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, Nature and Animation activities are designed by Edventure More in partnership with the California Academy of Sciences and Children’s Creativity Museum.
Camp EdTech ~ Larkspur
Make what you play. Play what you make. Camp EdTech teaches entering 5th – 8th graders how to create their own apps, video games, digital movies, photographs, graphic designs, circuitry, 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
Designed to inspire budding innovators, our award-winning camps liberate pre-K – 5th graders to explore and create without fear of mistakes. The experience is profound—and it’s a blast. Weekly themes combine art, science and outdoor activities into whimsical narratives that keep kids giggling and engaged. Summer 2014's themes are Adventures Down Under, Galileo Road Trip, The Incredible Human Body and Leonardo's Apprentice. Extended care from 8 am – 6 pm. Optional healthy lunch program. Visit www.galileo-camps.com or call 1-800-854-3684.
Galileo Summer Quest ~ Corte Madera
At Galileo Summer Quest, 5th – 8th graders choose one of 13 majors, then spend an entire week realizing their personal vision. Surrounded by exceptional instructors, professional tools and materials and eager collaborators, campers get to pick a passion and go deep exploring it. Majors include Video Game Design, Chefology, Go-Kart Builders and Fashion Design. Extended care from 8 am – 6 pm. Optional healthy lunch program. Visit www.galileo-camps.com or call 1-800-854-3684.
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.
Bay Area Discovery Museum Camps ~ Sausalito
The Bay Area Discovery Museum’s award-winning camps ignite creative thinking as children work to solve the problem of how build a solid fort, create their own sets and costumes for performances, experiment with art materials, or discover native plants and animals. With a dozen camp themes for 3 – 8-year-olds, kids have an absolute blast on 7.5 acres under the Golden Gate Bridge. New this year: our Junior Counselor program for kids ages 9 – 12, and a new theme for school-aged campers called Inventing with Art.
Avid4 Adventure ~ Corte Madera
Outside Adventure Kids is now Avid4 Adventure! Same great adventure day camp. Different name. Avid4 Adventure offers multi-sport, outdoor adventure day camps in Corte Madera, Berkeley and Oakland for Pre-K – 7th graders. Camps run weekly June 16th – August 15th. Activities include: Kayaking, Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Hiking and Stand Up Paddleboarding! Fun and safety-focused, Avid4 Adventure camps combine adventure skills with growing self-confidence and team building. Sold out in 2013! Enter code “bayareakids” and save $15. Register now! Extended Care available. More Information: www.Avid4.com
Steve & Kate's Camp ~ Kentfield, Mill Valley, Santa Rosa
Our camp conforms to kids, not the other way around. Campers choose activities such as stop motion animation, soccer in an inflatable stadium, rock climbing, bread-making, knitting with bamboo needles, crafting new clothes and accessories, music recording in custom vocal booths, and pie throwing, all good for your child’s resumé. Two ways to play: Day Passes – Buy any number of days and use them anytime. Membership – One fee covers the entire summer. Visit www.steveandkatescamp.com or call (415) 389-KIDS.
GreenPlay Sustainable Summer Camp ~ Mill Valley
Kids learn about the place where they live with developmentally-appropriate ecology adventures including tidepooling, kayaking, geocaching, orienteering, navigation, biomimicry, and more. Unstructured exploration, noncompetitive games, storytelling, hiking, and nature art are all part of the experience. Learning by giving back is an important part of camp. We spend part of the week working on restoration projects with local researchers and conservation organizations. Grades K - 5. Eight weeklong sessions available, June 23–Aug 22. Full Day & Half Day sessions available. Free extended care. www.maringreenplay.com or 415-264-2828.
Camp Sea Quest ~ Sausalito
Take a deep dive into the science of marine mammals and ocean conservation through real hands-on experiments and active learning. Each day-camp will be filled with activities including nature hikes, science experiments, games and behind-the-scenes tours! Campers will spend time exploring The Marine Mammal Center and the Marin Headlands, including Rodeo Beach and Lagoon. Camp Sea Quest sessions are available for rising 1st-2nd graders, rising 3rd-4th graders, and rising 5th-6th graders.