2019 Best Summer Camps for Kids

summer camps, Danville, CA

Stem Chef- Escape Room
Participants experience a 60 – 80 minute adventure solving puzzles, tinkering with science and getting clues to create delicious scientific desserts! For Ages 7&UP! Children ages 5-7, with an adult. Located at the Blackhawk Plaza, Danville.

Tony La Russa’s ARF Camp
From grades TK-High School, ARF Camp offers your little camper experience with dogs in each grade level! Located in Walnut Creek, it’s just a short drive from Danville!

Roughing It Day Camp
Real Life fun, Real Life skills! Located in Lafayette, for ages 4-16. Transportation offered! The camp has a variety of activities such as; rowing, fishing, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, sports, outdoor living skills, arts & crafts, hiking, and much more!

Spectrum of Science Foundation
Register with Spectrum of Science for an exciting SCIENCE camp where the kids have FUN & return wanting more science!
Spectrum of Science offers both half day & all day programs to meet the needs of your family and the interests of your children.

Fly Your Kite Activity Program & Camp
With a secluded location in the midst of the Sierra National Forest, Fly Your Kite’s summer program at Calvin Crest offers access to outdoor activities that encourage children to keep active and challenge themselves in a peaceful, natural setting. Where else can you try ziplining, mountain biking, and archery in the same week? Reaching New Heights. One skill at a time. 7/28/19 – 8/3/19. Calvin Crest Campgrounds, Oakhurst, CA. For Ages 7-13 Years Old.

Sing N’ Jam Camp
Is a summer option for musical kids and teens looking for an opportunity to perform and work with other students just like them. At the beginning of each week students will form groups based on their interest; song writing, musical theater, or playing in a band. Once in their groups, students will decide what they want to perform during the concert in the park at the end of the week.

St.Isidore Summer Faith Camp, ROAR!
Don’t miss out on a fun camp where kids learn about God and have fun at the same time! Spaces might still be available! Call Today!

Little Brushes Kid’s Camp
Pinot’s & Palette in Livermore is offering a Summer Camp! The camp will consist of; a Painting Class, Snack, Craft Project, Lunch, & Games! There will be Themed Weeks and a variety of crafts! For ages 6 & up. Make sure to register before April 30th, to take advantage of the early bird discount!

Trinity Church Summer Camps

Arts Camp– Children entering 1st– 6th grades,Join us for a fun, interactive, time of expressing yourself through various forms of art.

Sports Camp– Trinity’s Basketball Camp will provide age-level training and skill development focused on both individual game and combined teamwork effort. This five day camp will be divided into three sessions each day; Middle School (entering 6th-8th), Grade School (entering 4th-5th), and Grade School (entering 1st-3rd).

Trinity Kid’s Camp– Children must have completed Kindergarten through 5th grade by June 2019.
Kid’s Camp Preschool-Children must be between 3 -5 y/o (TK) and potty trained.

Athenian School Summer Camps
Summer camps are a great way for kids to spend some time with others their age, learning new skills or playing exciting games outdoors. This summer at The Athenian School. Athenian Summer Programs continues to offer a variety of innovative camps, enrichment classes, and activities that will make for an unforgettable summer for your child. Our campers all adventure, discover, learn, grow, and build relationships with the guidance of our passionate directors, teachers, and counselors. .

Spectrum of Science
Camp location will be at,  Danville’s Sycamore Club House Annex, They are offering some excellent camp options;

CHEMISTRY & EDIBLES: CHEMISTRY is in everything! Try experiments that demonstrate chemical concepts & processes. Build a model Buckyball! How do dyes react?  Snack time with chemistry! Future scientists will not be hungry after these edible experiments! Edible science activities will be tasted! Create new ice cream!

SPACE EXPLORATION: There has been an unprecedented amount of space exploration in the past few years (And days!) Check rogue planets & stars that have escaped the galactic force of our Solar System! What was learned from InSight? Follow the path of Rovers! The Voyagers have gone out of this Solar System! Can we communicate?

PHYSICS FUNDAMENTALS + TECHNOLOGY TWEAKS & TWISTS: Observe & experiment! Try looking at something in a different way! Explore a variety of light sources & reflective materials & create something that shimmers & shines. Hydraulics help! Twist a project – now you see it, now you don’t!  Be a designer and let your creativity out! There is a conundrum with cubes & symmetry with circles! Wheels, wings, reels & much more! Fascinating & captivating for fun!

TINKERS AND MAKERS!: Encourage exploration in electricity and electronic projects for those loaded with curiosity! Make sense of the science that shapes our lives! Tinker with circuits, re-engineer gadgets & repurpose objects! Explore ohms & resistors! Find physics forces, load, torque, tension, shear & bending! Camp is designed to support & inspire the next generation of scientists! Join us for this exciting week of individual hands on, tinker & take projects!

Camp Galileo 
Offering camps for kids, Pre-k-8th grade, this popular camp has a lot of amazing themes to choose from! Extended Care is also available at an extra cost.

Steve and Kates Camp
This camp offers a lot of different activities for your child to do! Just to name a few; Music, Film, Sports, Coding, Fashion, and Much More! Your child will have a jam packed day of fun!

The Rock Church (VBS Camp)
Every year, The Rock Church organizes a Vacation Bible School Camp (VBS). This is not your typical church camp! This year’s theme is, a God’s Story, just like Toy Story! 

Kids love going to it because they make it exciting! Don’t miss out!  VBS at the Rock is a week of fun and excitement for the whole family! Young kids will enjoy a day filled with songs, games, crafts, snacks and lessons about what God says about them!

Middle school students will have a great time connecting with other kids their age while learning about serving others. Adults are welcome to serve alongside the VBS team and become a kid again for a week!

All of this followed by a huge celebration on Sunday, June 9th – a day packed with fun for everyone including food trucks, bounce houses, face painting and more! It’ll be a highlight of summer for sure!

In July, they are offering Overnight Camps for:  4th-5th Grade, Middle School, and High School.Check out the link above for more information!

Kids’ Country Summer Camp
Their 2019 dates and info haven’t been released yet on the site, but their camps are usually around July-August. Kids’ Country combines the good old outdoor adventures and campfire routine with sports, music, art, and design – making their camps very mixed-bag. Today kids spend increasingly less time outdoors so parents naturally want to push them towards it, but finding a good mix is important. Enroll your kids in their camp for an exciting – and learning – experience this summer.

Town of Danville
Looking for a variety of fun camps for different ages? This site offers a lot of different choices such as: Art & Craft, Cooking, Film & Video Production, Foreign Language, Health & Fitness, Hobbies & Interests, Lifelong Learning/Develop., Performing Arts & Dance, Science & Technology, and Sports & Martial Arts. They fill up fast, so register early! Registration is Now Open!

Youth Police Academy
Danville teens are invited to take part in this unique program aimed at providing them with the background and information to understand the role of law enforcement and how they can help keep their community safe.

Safari Kid
At Safari Kid, they offer children a great balance of academics, sports, making friends, and learning new skills in a fun, nurtured environment! They teach kids Spanish, art, Science, cooking, public speaking, and much more. Another mixed bag. Field days out in nature allow children to watch the local flora and fauna – with insects being a big hit. They pack a lot into the camp, so they’re great value for the price. And the kids seem to love it! It’s ideal for fickle or easily bored children.

They offer 10 Week Camps, with 10 different themes! For K-2nd grade: Dynamite Dinosaurs, Fairy Tale, Summer in Space, Red, White, and Blue, Super Heros, Blast from the Past, Under the Sea, Animation Domination, Exploration Week, & Eco Kids! You must email: [email protected] for more information!

We hope you liked this list! Kids look forward to summer camps as a yearly outing with friends, so it’s always a good idea to research the available options and try and choose the best one for your kid – to make the wait worthwhile. Stay tuned for more such posts, and to find out the best (of everything!) in Danville CA.



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