Specialty & Sports Camps

Bentley Summer Academy – Lafayette
This dynamic summer academy offers to following camps: sports, dance, wood working, tennis, travel, business, culinary, performing arts, language, science, technology, math & high school camps.
Grades 1st-12th

Specialty Camps – Brentwood
Ages 3-14

Counselor in Training (CIT) – Concord
The Counselor-In-Training Program (CIT) is a 6-week program for teens ages 13 to 15. Learn valuable job training and leadership skills by working side-by-side with Counselors of the Backyard Explorers Program. Successful graduates of this program may be eligible in the future to be hired as a Counselor.
Ages 13-15

Camp ARF
Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation brings you Camp ARF’s award-winning themed camps offer a one-of-a-kind experience. Interactive games and activities, critter crafts, and the opportunity to meet new animal friends highlight our week-long camps. Led by experienced counselors, Camp ARF is committed to creating a safe and memorable experience for your camper.
Age 4-12th grade

East County Performing Arts Center – Brentwood
Jo-Bow Camp, Pop-tastic Camp, Nutcracker Bootcamp, Ninja Camp, Fairytale Princess Camp, Unicorn and Mermaid Fantasy Camp and clinics.
Ages 2 & up

  • 2019-2020 one-day mini camp schedule
    Let’s dance, tumble and play! Out 1-DAY creative camps are perfect for your 3 to 6 year old! Looking for some ME time, uninterrupted grocery shopping or a must needed coffee date with a friend? Then… register your little for our creative mini camps. They’ll enjoy an escapade into the Jungle Safari, Dance like the Disney Descendants, Princess Academy anyone? How about some Mighty Mini’s superhero fun?! These camps are sure to impress; don’t wait! Register today and let your little one join in on the adventure! Lets do this! Register Here

Summer Camps – El Cerrito
El Cerrito offers a huge variety of specialty camps including cooking, film, jewelry, science, drama, art, sports, circus camps and more! For more information please see the El Cerrito Summer Camp Guide or click here for a list of some of the cool camps!

Skyhawks Summer Sports Camps – Martinez
Tot camps, Beach Volleyball, Oakland A’s Baseball Camp, Tennis, Multi Sports, Basketball and Golf camps.
Ages 2-14

Outside School Camp – Alvarado Park, Richmond
Outside School Camp is 100% outdoors. It’s the perfect adjunct for K-12, home-school, independent study, and privately tutored students looking for nature-based education and socialization. 

Enrichment Camps – Pleasant Hill
Adventure camp, Aquatics camps, STEAM, Performing Arts, Nature, Chess, Little Dental, Little Medical School, Little Wilderness Medicine, Little Veterinarian.

Sports Camps – Pleasant Hill
Basketball & Flag Football (K-8), Multi-Sport (ages 4-12), Soccer & Tennis.

Zoo Camp – Oakland Zoo
What’s better than Summer? Summer Camp at the zoo! Oakland Zoo takes great pride in creating age-appropriate programs for campers in Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade, Grades 2-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, and High School. We also offer a multi-grade nature exploration class. 10 weekly sessions, June 10-August 16.
Grades K-12


Sleep Away Camps

Camp Concord – Friends of Camp Concord Youth Camp
Sponsored by the Friends of Camp Concord this Youth Camp in South Lake Tahoe is a week long resident sleep away camp where your child will enjoy all the fun-filled traditions of camp. Activities include: Archery, Campfires, Canoeing, Crawdad Fishing, Dances, Fun, Hiking, Lake Tahoe Beach, Skits, Swimming & Volleyball. Register here
Ages 8-13