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Published March 7th, 2018

Camp Awesome
Enjoy Spring Break at Camp Awesome doing arts and crafts, sports and games, hikes and a ton of Awesome fun. Campers will be divided into groups based on age. Held at the Jennifer Russell Building on St. Mary’s Road in Lafayette April 2-6. Early Care and Afternoon Care available.
(925) 284-2232

Sewnow! Fashion Studio
Join your friends and learn to sew from the very beginning, or intermediate sewists can create a FashionKit capsule collection outfit April 2 - 6. Camps include FashionKit patterns with digital instructions, fabrics, notions and embroidery. Suitable for kids in 4th grade and up. 1/2 Day Learn-to-sew and Full Day programs available.
(925) 283-7396

Randy Bennett Basketball Camps
The Randy Bennett Spring Break Camp held at Saint Mary’s McKeon Pavilion is a great way for boys and girls ages 4-13 to receive top-class instruction on every aspect of the game. Throughout the week Coach Bennett will lead instruction and interact with the campers. Morning, afternoon, and full day options available.
Dates: April 2-5

Adventure Day Camp
(Walnut Creek, San Ramon, & Alamo)
A traditional summer day camp for children ages 3-15. In a relaxed atmosphere, children gain confidence and skills in a widerange of camp activities including:
swimming, horseback riding, sailing, skateboarding, woodworking, science, arts, sports, archery, drama, music, rock climbing,
hiking, overnight camping, and camp games.  Home transportation is available from most areas.
Dates: Weekly, June-August
(925) 937-6500

Weeklong morning and afternoon summer camps for a half day or full day with a packed lunch from home. Artists will immerse themselves in three-dimensional work and gain experience with sketching, drawing, pastels, canvas painting, silk painting, ceramics, and creating collaborative artwork.
Dates: June-August
(925) 299-1515    

Avid4 Adventure
(Moraga, Oakland, Pleasant Hill)
This summer, experience the power of authentic outdoor adventure. Avid4 Adventure’s experienced instructors teach pre-K – 7th graders of all levels to climb, paddle, bike, hike and thrive in the outdoors. 9 - 3 p.m. with before and after care with camp locations in Oakland, Moraga, Pleasant Hill and other Bay Area cities.  
Dates: Weekly, June- August  
(800) 977-9873

Berkeley Rep School of Theatre
Discover the art of theater-making with professional playwrights, directors, and teaching artists in a dynamic, four-week camp for all levels.  Create an original play to be performed professionally.  Dates: Summer Theatre Intensive for entering grades 6-8, June 18 –July 13; Summer Theatre Intensive for entering grades 9-12, July 17 – Aug. 10; Filmmaking & Acting Intensive for entering grades 9-12, July 16 – Aug. 3
(510) 647-2972  

Camp Awesome
Camp Awesome is fun, flexible, and affordable. Open all 10 weeks of summer: Day (9am-2pm), Early Care (7:30am), Afternoon (2-5pm). Register by the day or week. Sports, crafts, game room, Games2U (laser tag, angry birds launcher, video game truck), performers, tie-dye, and a summer of fun!
Dates: June - August
(925) 284-2232

Camp Doodles
(Orinda, Berkeley, SF, Mill Valley)
We are ecstatic to be back at St. Stephens. Doodle is an incubator for kids to grow their creative intelligence through Making and art. Weekly programs are designed around themes such as propulsion, circuitry, basic engineering, renewable energy, and the always-popular Playscapes carnival. ACA accredited and offering Bay Area camps since 2002.  Dates: weekly sessions June 11 – Aug. 10
(415) 388-4386

Camp Galileo
Each day, campers participate in a carefully integrated mix of art, science and outdoor activities, calibrated for their age group. They learn game-changing lessons, like the innovator’s mindset, the power of collaboration and how to embrace rather than fear mistakes. Pre-K to entering 5th grades.  9 a.m. – 3 p.m. with extended care available. Located at Glorietta Elementary school in Orinda.
(800) 854-3684   

Camp Kefli
Camp Kefli offers a wide range of programs that are appropriate to each age group, grades K-8, filling our two one-week sessions with fun. Some programs utilize the Temple Isaiah facility while others take
place off site. We offer creative theme days and adventures that enrich and delight our campers.
Dates: July 30 - Aug. 10  
(925) 284-9191

Camp Orinda
Camp Orinda offers a full-day traditional camp experience for active kids, looking for adventure. Each week features fun camp themes, games, crafts, and sports plus two awesome field trips, all expenses paid, to the places kids love throughout the Bay Area including Six Flags, Waterworld and more. Extended Care available.  
Dates: June 18- Aug. 10
(925) 254-2445

Lafayette Summer Music Jazz Workshop
This weeklong music workshop provides an intimate and inspiring environment for learning and playing jazz. Students, ages 11 to 80-years-old, receive master classes, improvisation workshops and jazz combos led by some of the preeminent, professional musicians in the field.
Dates: One week only, July 22-27.

Moraga Day Camp (Formerly Camp Hacienda)
Moraga Parks and Recreation presents Moraga Day Camp (formerly Camp Hacienda) Around the World in 8 Weeks, a day camp for children ages 5-10 that will incorporate sports, games, crafts and lots of other fun activities!
Extended care also available
Dates: 9 am to 3 pm,
June 18 - Aug. 10
Extended care: 7:30 to 9 am and 3 to 6 pm
(925) 888-7045

Orion Academy Summer Adventures for Teens with Asperger’s   (Moraga)
Orion’s popular summer sessions were developed and are run by Orion faculty to improve the social skills of teens with Asperger’s in a fun and supportive environment for ages 12-16. Find common interests while learning to paddle board, geocache, navigate a ropes course and hike with llamas.
Dates: July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23- 27
(925) 377-0789

Randy Bennett Basketball Camps
The Randy Bennett Day Camps held at Saint Mary’s McKeon Pavilion are a great way for boys and girls ages 4-13 to receive top-class instruction on every aspect of the game, led by Coach Bennett. Morning, afternoon and full day options available.
Dates: mid-June through

Roughing It Day Camp
Discover the outdoors at Roughing It Day Camp! An all outdoor summer camp experience for children ages 4-16. Enjoy the wonders of our lakefront location: canoeing, fishing, hiking and more.  Swimming and horseback riding instruction included. Free transportation. Free extended care. Learn more or schedule a camp tour at roughingit.com.
Dates: June - August
(925) 283-3795

Saklan School
Summer @ Saklan provides culture, language and summer fun for ages 3-11.  Mornings on campus are filled with enrichment in Mandarin, French, Japanese, Spanish and Italian.  Afternoons are packed with summer fun, including field trips, swimming, art and music.  Three-week sessions 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Full or half days, with extended care available.  
Dates: June 11 – Aug. 10
(925) 376-7900

Sewnow! Fashion Design
Have a blast, learn to design, sew, and illustrate like a pro and walk away with unique personalized fashion items. Camps include FashionKit patterns and digital instructions, fabrics, notions, custom embroidery, and participation in our end-of-summer fashion show. One-week, half-day and full-day camps for juniors (second and third grade), kids, and teens.
Dates: June - August
(925) 283-7396

Sienna Ranch
Camp choices at Lamorinda’s own ranch camp include morning Farm Hands and Nature, and Horseback Riding camps as well as afternoon pottery, woodshop, archery, art and animals, horses and more. Serving campers entering grades PreK-8 with select teen programming, Sienna Ranch offers weeklong, full-day or half-day camp options.
Dates: various dates and times available
(925) 283-6311

Spanish Immersion Summer Camps with Viva el Español     (Lafayette)
Learn or improve Spanish language skills through games, music, arts and crafts, science projects and cooking. During each weeklong camp students learn vocabulary related to a specific kid-friendly themes such as Wondrous Outdoors at the Reservoir or Mission Impossible. Full day, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.  Before/after-care available. Half-day options also available.
(925) 962-9177

Summer Shakespeare Conservatories at Saint Mary’s College
(Moraga, Oakland)
Give your child the memories and skills of a lifetime! In this intensive 4-week conservatory, students work with theater professionals to create a live performance while learning stage combat, physical comedy, vocal studies, and more. Space very limited, register today!
Dates: July 9 - Aug. 3
Saint Mary’s College, 1928 St. Mary’s Road, Moraga
(510) 809-3293


Aspen Network Team Camp
(Sierra Nevada Mountains)
Teens and young adults with social differences that include anxiety, spectrum behaviors, OCD, ADHD or Non-verbal Learning Disorder have discovered a safe space at our camp located in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains of Northern California. Activities include river rafting, sailing on Lake Tahoe, backpacking, hiking and campfires.
Dates: July 9-13
(925) 262-3135

Avid4 Adventure Overnight
(Rocky Mountains, Colorado)
First–12th graders take on a range of adventure sports—rock climbing, mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding—and strike out on eye-opening, character-building overnight expeditions.  An immersive experience that makes a deep imprint on kids and teens, leaving them with lasting skills and new reserves of confidence.   
(800) 977-9873

Lorne Smith Lacrosse Camps
(University of Oregon, Lake Tahoes)
One of the most highly regarded teachers - and players - of the game of lacrosse, Lafayette resident
Lorne Smith offers overnight camps (with day option) for boys ages 12-18.
Dates: University of Oregon, July 8-12
Lake Tahoe, July 15-19 (high school only, rising freshmen okay)

The Randy Bennett High Potential Camp
The Randy Bennett High Potential Camp is designed for boys entering 6th-12th grades who would like to achieve at the highest levels of basketball. Coach Bennett and his staff personally direct this overnight camp as they coach each participant as if he were a player at Saint Mary’s College. Each athlete will participate in daily competitions, skill development, and scrimmages.
Dates: Aug. 1-3

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