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Published April 4th, 2018


Academy of Language and Music Arts/ ALMA  (Orinda)

Private lessons in all instruments and in languages, including Italian, French, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese and ESL. Special summer group classes and performing ensembles, including rock combo, jazz combo, vocal ensemble, drum circle, theatre and acting skills. All ages and levels are welcome.

Phone: (925) 254-5056



Berkeley Rep School of 

Theatre  (Berkeley)

This three week hands-on Filmmaking & Acting Intensive covers theory, pre- and post-production, and concludes with a final screening for family and friends.

Evenings from 6:30 -9:30 p.m., Dates: July 16 – Aug. 3 for entering grades 9-12.

Phone: (510) 647-2972



Performing Academy


Performing Academy offers a variety of 3-week production camps & 1-week camps for students aged 3.5-22 in Lafayette and Pleasant Hill. All experience levels welcome.  


Phone: (925) 385-0354


Sewnow! Fashion

Design   (Lafayette)

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 camps for juniors (second and third grade), kids, and teens.

Dates: June - August

Phone: (925) 283-7396



The Art Room


Week-long morning and afternoon summer camps.  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

Phone: (925) 299-1515 



Town Hall Education Summer Camps & Classes  (Lafayette)

Town Hall Education is

back for the Summer

offering a variety of half day and full day camps for Pre-K- 5th Graders, and production opportunities for Middle and High Schoolers. Titles include: Seussical Kids, Magic Treehouse, Bye Bye Birdie and Rozencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead.






Amazing Math Classes


Weeklong sessions taught by experienced, funny teachers through the Moraga Parks and Recreation Department. Sessions include elementary school math and science, sports and statistics, algebra I, high school geometry, and algebra II. Contact head teacher Michael Adler or Moraga Parks and Rec Department. Individual or small group tutoring also available.

Email: m.adler@sbcglobal.net

Phone: (925) 888-7036



Lamorinda School of Musical Arts   (Orinda)

Joyful music classes where children as young as 4 years old can learn to sing and play the piano. Grammy Award winner Xiomara Di Maio is the director. She also teaches at Stanley Middle School. She is well known for her creative approach and playful way of teaching children.

Dates: August

Phone: (925) 878-5159



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 & 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

Phone: (925) 376-7900



Spanish Immersion Summer Camps with Viva el Español 



Learn or improve Spanish language skills through games, music, arts & crafts, science projects and cooking. During each week-long camp students learn vocabulary related to a specific kid-friendly theme such as Wondrous Outdoors at the Reservoir or Mission Impossible.

Phone: (925) 962-9177



Summer Bridge Math  


This program, intended to be both fun and educational, is designed to reinforce previous math concepts, while introducing future ones. Manipulatives and interactive problem solving will be a part of each session. Groups of no more than nine students and will meet four times over the summer - led by Mr. Lorie, a JM math teacher.

Dates: various dates and times  www.lorietutors.squarespace.com


The Writing Studio - Camp Young Writers   (Lafayette)


Summer camps at The Writing Studio provide both classroom

writing instruction and one-on-one sessions for grades 3-12. Writers step into a world of storytelling and essay-based expository writing, developing strong writing skills in the process.

Dates: June 18-July 6 and July 16-Aug. 10

Phone: (925) 385-0211





Artemis Rowing


Artemis Learn to Row camp held at the Jack London Aquatic Center introduces rowing to 6th through 12th graders. No experience necessary. Cost: Beginner — $275 Experienced-Beginner — $250

Dates: One week sessions starting June 11

Phone: (510) 542-9673





Cougar Youth Football Camp


The Cougar Youth Football Camp directed by Head Coach Kevin Macy for grades 4-8 is held at Campolindo High School. Cost is $400 with all equipment including T-shirt supplied. Registration forms online.

Dates: July 9-20 (Monday – Friday, 1:30 to 5 p.m.)




DONS Youth Football

Academy    (Lafayette)

The Dons Youth Football Academy will be staffed by current Acalanes High School Football coaches as well as a full complement of experienced high school and college players and a certified trainer and will teach fundamentals, develop skills, and help kids with the transition to tackle football in a fun, fast-paced, and non-contact environment.  

Camp Dates July 9-12

5th - 8th Grade 1-4 p.m.

9th Grade 6-9 p.m.



Lafayette Tennis Club


Offering the finest and most modern method of tennis instruction, the camp is overseen by formally world ranked player Hunter Gallaway with instructors trained to assist all students in learning basic stroke fundamentals. Offering morning and afternoon clinics for Hot Shots (5-9) Juniors (10-13 and High School (14-16).

Dates: June 4 - Aug. 24

Phone (925) 937-2582



LMYA Swim 


LMYA Swim Team’s Gutter Guppy Program focuses on teaching stroke technique to our youngest swimmers, preparing them for the swim team experience in a fun, low-key environment. Evaluations held June 4th & 7th, 5:30pm at Acalanes High School.

Register by 6/10.



Miramonte Swim Club (MSC)


Registration is now

open for our 2018

Summer Swim Team, Spring Stroke Clinics, and Junior Gator Learn-to-Swim program. No club membership is required in order to participate. The summer team practices in the afternoons at

Miramonte High School.



Oakland Strokes  (San Pablo Reservoir or Oakland Estuary)

The Oakland Strokes

summer program is a

half-day summer camp open to any child sixth through 12th grade. The program is a “learn to row” program, focused on taking kids from never rowing, to being proficient, and teaching the basics and includes conditioning.

Dates: Various one-week sessions starting June 11.

Email: oaklandstrokes@gmail.com



Randy Bennett Basketball Camps   (Moraga)

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. Throughout the week Coach Bennett will lead instruction on every aspect of the game. Morning and afternoon options available.

Dates: mid-June through




Sherman Swim  


Sherman Swim School is a family business which has taught swimming to over 39,000 students and has produced numerous diving champions.  The combination of one-on-one instruction with patient, encouraging teachers, and extremely comfortable water (90-92 degrees), creates an ideal learning environment. 

Sessions are 3-4 weeks long.   Dates: T-Th or M-W-F schedules possible.   

Phone: (925) 283-2100





Build a Peace Village


Orinda Community Church and Mindful Littles host JAMM (Joy, Art, Music and Meditation!) Camp June 11-15 from 9:30-12:30 for kids ages 4 through rising fifth graders. $100 per camper. Sibling discounts available.  To register visit orindacommunitychurch.org. Then click Youth and Children - Summer programs. Free for middle and high school volunteers.

Phone: (925) 254-4906


Moraga Valley Presbyterian Church   (Moraga)

Oar you ready for a “Rockin’ River Adventure?” Jump into an action-packed week of white water thrills!  With campfire songs, backpackin’ snacks, rockin’ recreation and more, we’ll learn to run the rapids of life with God.  9 am - Noon.  Must be 4 (by June 1) through entering 5th grade.

Dates: June 18-22

Cost: $75; $95 (May 1-June1)




Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church   (Lafayette)

Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus

Gear up for an adventure! At Vacation Bible Camp this year, we will anchor kids in the truth that Jesus carries us through life’s storms through songs, stories, games, experiments, and more.

For 4-year-olds through completed fourth graders.

Dates: June 11-15, afternoon

Phone: (925) 283-8722 x234

Email: ryan@LOPC.org




Willow Spring Community Church   (Moraga)

The VBS Summer Sports Camp, July 16-20 for grades 1-5. Cost $50

Fun activities, music, crafts and much more.  9-12 a.m.

Phone: (925) 376-3550    www.willowspringchurch.com




Carondelet High

School   (Concord)

Whether your child is looking for educational, enrichment or sports programs this summer, Carondelet High School has it all! Our co-ed programs for students ages 7-17 include: Middle School Classes; Sports Clinics for Girls; Tech & Coding Courses; a Girls Leadership camp, and more.  Registration is open now



City of Lafayette - Recreation Summer Camps   (Lafayette)

Art, soccer, cheerleading, cooking, dance, science, engineering, LEGOs, tennis, Critters-N-Clay, music, robotics, basketball, carpentry, flag football, gymnastics, chess and more! Registration Begins April 9th.

Dates: various dates and times available.

Phone: (925) 284-2232



Moraga Parks and Recreation Summer Camps    (Moraga)

Check out the variety of camps offered through the Moraga Parks and Recreation Department for 2018. Featuring: Moraga Day Camp (Formerly Camp Hacienda), Bricks 4 Kidz, Techsplosion, Little Medical School, Coding Camp, Incrediflix, Kindercool, Skyhawks Sports, Math, Speech, Debate, and more! Registration is open now.

Phone: (925) 888-7045



Orinda Parks and Recreation Summer Camps (Orinda)

OK Camp is the perfect place for your first time campers. Designed for 4-5 year olds, OK camp has a little of everything each week- art, sports, games, songs, music, dance, and more. Plus weekly themes like Superhero’s, space, Fantasyland keep camp fun all summer long! June 18 – August 10, 9 a.m.-noon

Phone: (925) 254-2445     www.cityoforinda.org


Sienna Ranch (Lafayette)

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 week-long half-day camp options.

Phone: (925) 283-6311   www.siennaranch.net

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