Summer Camp for Kids
Our updated guide, Summer Camp for Kids in the greater Sacramento area includes an exciting assortment of summer programs, things to do with kids, and kids activities guaranteed to delight and stimulate children of all ages and interests.
Summer Camp for Kids in Sacramento listing features camps of all types — from day camps, kids activities, to week-long overnight programs — all of which will thrill and entertain your children.
Many Sacramento Summer Camps are now accepting registration, and many offer early-bird discounts, so book a spot for your child’s summer camp experience as soon as possible. Whatever kids activities they want during the summer, you’ll get a lot of options through our guide to Summer Camp for Kids.
500 David J Stern Walk, Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone Number: (916) 840-5854
The Jr. Kings Program is where the Sacramento Kings organization invites kids to experience the love of basketball firsthand. It’s not just about bounce passes and layups, it’s about making the excitement and resources of the NBA accessible to kids in a way no other youth basketball program can. Whether at a one-day clinic, multi-day camp, or an ongoing league, when kids join Jr. Kings, they’re part of the team.
Kids learn about much more than just basketball when they join Jr. Kings. Whether they participate in a clinic, camp, or league, they have access to the best coaches in the region, the most individualized and effective instruction, and all the excitement that only an NBA program can offer.
Jr. Kings is committed to developing kids ages 6 to 14 as whole players, working with all skill levels to cultivate respect, sportsmanship, and work ethic in addition to mastering the fundamentals of the game. Equipped with these characteristics, kids are the best possible teammates they can be both on and off the basketball court.
Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!
1820 Tribute Rd., Suite F, Sacramento, CA 95628
Phone Number: (916) 419-7644
Dream Enrichment is a local small business bringing the most exciting themes, passionate teachers, and engaging camp curriculum to the Sacramento community. They specialize in STEAM camps that line up perfectly with your child’s passions, to keep them creating, inventing, and discovering – all summer long!
For over ten years, Dream Enrichment Classes has worked hard to provide high-quality, and engaging enrichment kids activities in our community. While “STEAM” is a relativity new buzz-word, you can easily see why it’s gained so much popularity over the last few years. An emphasis on STEAM-related activities means that they want our children to have access to inquiry-based education; the type of learning that can help these children imagine themselves working in fields like Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.
625 S St., Sacramento, CA 95811
Phone Number: (916) 448-2985
Verge Center for the Arts is the leading cultural institution in the Sacramento region for contemporary art and ideas. They have a mission to extend the dialogue about contemporary art to the central valley. Verge supports this mission by providing vital resources to local career and emerging artists as well as offering arts education opportunities for youth and adults.
Verge Summer Camp offers several classes for kids in 2020. The week-long summer day camps for kids are categorized by age (ages 6-9, and age 10-14) and by a medium. Sacramento Summer Camps of focus include ceramics, fiber arts, comic books, painting, 2D Multimedia, pottery, mosaics, and more!
101 I St., Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone Number: (916) 808-7059
The Sacramento History Museum is dedicated to Sacramento’s rich and diverse history. Their galleries and exhibits explore the history and stories of the area’s first inhabitants, the pioneers who settled here during the Gold Rush, life on the farm, and more. The Museum also features interactive exhibits that bring to life the people and events of Sacramento and its unique place in the history of California and the nation.
For the summer, registration is now open for History Camp 2020! Old Sacramento History Camp is a day camp for children age 6 – 13 that provides a safe, fun, and educational experience. Campers take part in field trips to historic sites and museums in the Sacramento area, arts and crafts, games, and outdoor activities. Spots fill up quickly!
1000 La Sierra Dr., Sacramento, CA 95864
Phone Number: (916) 390-6530
Kids are already naturally gifted creators. Then they get added inspiration from specially trained instructors. They dive into massive collections of LEGO® parts. And while they build elaborate objects, structures, and vehicles, they explore fundamental principles of engineering and physics. They also learn to collaborate and create without fear of mistakes. The experience is joyful, the impact long-lasting.
Play-Well TEK‘s Pre-Engineering Sacramento Summer Camps are primarily focused on BUILDING techniques. It will develop and enhance students’ problem solving and critical thinking skills. Your kids will be exposed to concepts and vocabulary of Engineering, Architecture, and Physics. And lastly, it can provide an opportunity to have a great time with a terrific and versatile building system.
Visit their listing here.
205 24th St., Sacramento, CA 95816
Phone Number: (916) 442-5395
Courtyard School offers an impressive academic Sacramento Summer Camps for kids. Their experienced, caring, and professional staff provides your children with the opportunity to have fun and continue learning throughout the summer. They offer engaging indoor and outdoor kids activities organized around weekly themes and onsite events tailored appropriately for each age group.
Courtyard’s educational summer camp program provides each child with their own Summer Bridge academic review workbook, which they work in daily during its educational summer program. This excellent combination of fun and education helps kids retain their classroom skills and prepares them to enter their new grades in the fall feeling confident and ready to embark on the new school year.
Find out more about their comprehensive educational Sacramento Summer Camps for kids. Sign up today to reserve the Courtyard Summer Camp schedule that best meets you and your child’s needs.
8425 Belvedere Ave., Suite 100, Sacramento, CA 95826
Phone Number: (916) 329-8994
Need an activity for the kids during their summer break from school? Enroll them in the fun and challenging Boulder Field Summer Youth Camp. These 4-day camps are led by enthusiastic staff and filled with climbing instruction, games, and kids activities. They love climbing and focus on teaching its most important aspects such as building strength and confidence, solving problems together, and making friends and having fun!
The Boulder Field (TBF) is Sacramento’s newest and most exciting rock climbing and fitness gym. For climbers, TBF offers 10,000 SF of the best bouldering (i.e., climbing without ropes and harnesses, all under 14 feet, with falls onto a highly engineered mat) and climbing training areas in the nation.
Sacramento State University
6000 J St., Sacramento, CA 95819
Phone Number: (888) 909-2822
The fun science day camp for curious kids! For over 20 years, Destination Science has proudly focused on STEM learning through science-based kids activities. Their camp is a great place to experience fun, hands-on science during the summer to encourage year-round learning! 3 science stations daily, plus games, spirit days, friendships, rallies and all the fun of camp!
Their staffs are enthusiastic education professionals who make camp Fun! 2020 Destination Science Summer Camp topics include STEAM Inventors and Anti-Gravity Racers, Galactic Space Training, Playspace Engineering & Spy-Tech, and Robot Island and Movie Makers!
Enroll now for Early Bird Savings!
More Summer Camps for Kids in the Sacramento Area
9360 Elk Grove Florin Rd Ste 4, Elk Grove, CA 95624
Phone Number: (916) 685-7462
Looking for kids activities this summer? Sunshine Swim and Fitness Center offers an All-Day Sunshine Summer Camp just for you!
Your kids are going to have a great time with all of the activities they have in store. Each week is jam-packed with engaging kids activities. Some of the activities could include arts and crafts, painting, hiking, trips to the park, indoor high-energy games, team building activities, and tie-dying.
Citrus Heights Kids Camp
7831 Sunrise Blvd., Citrus Heights, CA 95610
Phone Number: (916) 725-3200
Citrus Heights Kids Camp offers safe, structured, family-oriented after-school and camp programs that help young people thrive – physically, mentally and morally. Children and young adults learn valuable life-skills that will help them thrive – socially, academically and athletically.
Parents and Kids in Citrus Heights love this fun and safe Sacramento Summer Camps. Your child is going to have a blast making new friends, experiencing a variety of fun indoor and outdoor adventures, learning/educational kids activities
1700 Freedom Way, Roseville, CA 95765
Phone Number: (916) 200-1002
Topgolf is perfect for all ages! The next generation of golf is being redefined at Topgolf. With seasonal academies & leagues, lessons and birthday parties throughout the year, kids will have a blast and grow their games like never before.
Its Summer Academy is five days of non-stop entertainment and learning that kids will love. This program includes all of the components that make up the great game of golf. From chipping, putting and full swing, to the rules and etiquette, kids will learn everything they need to know to improve their game. Each Academy is designed and taught by our golf professionals from Topgolf Coach in a fun, relaxed atmosphere.
Carmichael CA 95608
Phone Number: (888) 322-6254 ; ext. 802
Providing advanced soccer training in a professional atmosphere, Coerver® Summer Camp is the only source for Coerver® individual-skills, small-group, and team development in Northern California.
The curriculum in their many programs helps to develop creative, confident players by means of superior ball mastery and the ability to play at high speed with elite-level game smarts. It is total player development — Skill, Speed, Strength, Smarts and Spirit. They provide a fun and safe environment for young players to improve their overall confidence and skills.
3940 Seaport Blvd., Suite #200, West Sacramento, CA 95691
Phone Number: 916-248-5557
Le Five Indoor Soccer is a place where kids can be active & have fun! Youth Pick-Up Games, Training, Leagues, & more… The first soccer center of it’s kind in the Sacramento area! It’s more than just soccer!
Le Five Soccer Training is a creative, safe, and motivating soccer program for players ages 3 – 18 and all skill-levels! Their coaching staff instills its 5v5 small-sided methodology building confident and well rounded soccer players. All players are set in the right age and skill-level groups geared towards their success!
3202 Riverside Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95757
Phone Number: (916) 451-4900
Fancy Feet Dance Academy offers a competitive dance company for dancers 6-18 years of age. The company competes at multiple regional competitions every year, as well as participate in several local special performances. They have an award winning team that focuses on team work and developing a positive environment for their dancers.
The dancers on the Velocity Dance Company are highly dedicated and motivated dancers. Most of their dancers in company take numerous other classes as well including lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, tumbling, pointe, and musical theater. Starting June 15th, they offer Summer Dance Camps including Royal Princess, Descendants, Slime and Glow, American Girl, Frozen and more!
2 North Sacramento St., Lodi, CA 95240
Phone Number: (209) 368-0969
Learn about energy, electricity, magnetism, optics, and more at the World of Wonders (WOW) Science Museum in historic downtown Lodi, California, where hands-on exhibits stimulate discovery for all ages. The WOW is an engaging, educational, and inspirational science destination where both children and adults can learn about the world around them!
The time has come once again to start thinking about your summer plans. What better way to keep your kids engaged than to send them to a World of Wonders Science Summer Camp! This summer, they offer 4 Camps and 1 Junior Camp that are designed to activate those inquiring minds.
4623 T St., Sacramento, CA 95819
Phone Number: (916) 808-6060
Have a child with an active imagination and a need to shine? OnStage Theatre Arts Summer Camps provide a place for imagination, confidence building and teamwork while improving reading and verbal skills. Students create characters from a box full of costumes, then collaborate to create a story which becomes the play that they will rehearse for the rest of the week. Young actors learn to support each other in the story and work as an ensemble as they also create set and prop pieces.
Playing theatre games, practicing lines, exploring the basics of theatre arts prepares them for the performance and develops an appreciation of the many facets of theatre. It is wonderful to see the children confidently perform their creation for family and friends on the final day of classes. Sacramento Summer Camps are offered for 4 weeks each summer in partnership with the City of Sacramento Parks and Recreation department and located at the Coloma Community Center.
8641 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove, CA 95624
Phone Number: (916) 883-2633
Code Ninjas will teach your child computer coding. Whether your kids one day pursue a career in coding, Code Ninjas teaches them confidence, logic, resourcefulness, and problem solving skills that will serve them for the rest of their lives.
You’ll love the convenience and the results of our core program! Prepare to be amazed as your child gains ninja coding skills and confidence along their journey from white to black belt. Our Code Senseis® are there to help every step of the way.
Fun and rewarding Code Ninjas Elk Grove Summer Camps are availble for kids ages 7-14.
7525 Auburn Blvd., Suite 5, Citrus Heights, CA 95610
Phone Number: (916) 735-5350
EmpowerME Summer Camp is a special program offered at a DRAMATICALLY REDUCED RATE in support of our community. They accept up to up to 28 school-aged students per session, five days per week (Monday through Friday). Enrollment options include:
– 5 days/ week (Monday through Friday) – 9 hour maximum 7:30am- 5:45pm
$109/ week non-volunteer – $89/ week volunteer
– 5 days/ week (Monday through Friday) – 11 hour maximum 7:00am- 6:30pm COMING SOON
Pre-school aged siblings will be enrolled at the same rate as school-aged Sacramento Summer Camps attendees during the months of June and July. Individual attendees will be enrolled at regular full-time care rates. Drop-In/Hourly – space permitting, must pre-register.
Single Mom Strong is a nonprofit organization that exists for the empowerment of single mothers and their children, through enrichment, encouragement and educational programs.
Almondale is an innovative Community School situated on 5 acres of serene countryside in Orangevale, CA. Our mission & philosophy is to provide a dynamic environment where educators engage with learners in direct experience and focused reflection. We draw on the best practices of leading research to help expand knowledge, develop the essential skills to navigate an ever-changing world, and contribute in a meaningful way to one’s community.
Almondale 2020 Summer Camp is filled with adventure, water, baking, fort building and much more! Spaces limited! See below for the full camps & hours. Their Sacramento Summer Camps allow for drop ins, weekly signs up or even the whole 8 weeks of summer. They also are one of the only places that has before and after care for theirstudents. Extended Care is 7 am to 6 pm every week day (except July 3rd). Children can stay to have their lunches and play or come early as part of the package.
4540 Duckhorn Dr., Suite 202, Sacramento, CA 95834
Phone Number: (916) 830-3300
At Child Development Centers and Continuing Development Incorporated, it is their mission to enrich children’s lives through quality, accredited child development programs and a commitment to developmentally appropriate practice. Their programs put children at the center of an interconnected circle of families, teacher and the community.
They believe childhood and camp are about experiencing new things for the first time. Each Child Development Center Summer Camp provides a unique adventure where campers discover new things, explore their surroundings and marvel in the wonder of childhood. Campers also get to spread their wings, gain independence and become a leader.
4301 Paradise Dr., Carmichael, CA 95608
Phone Number: (916) 967-7022
Glen Oaks Swimming and Tennis Club is a private, member owned swim and tennis club, founded in 1956 on 3 1/2 acres in a quiet neighborhood of Carmichael, California. It is a great place for your family members to enjoy the summer and year-round tennis.
Glen Oaks Day Summer Camp program provides participants with ½ day of supervised, organized and fun-filled kids activities at Glen Oaks club for children ages 5 – 11. The camp includes pool time (both free time and organized activities), arts and crafts, and sporting activities. This camp is available to current members as well as non-members.
4211 Arden Way, Sacramento, CA 95864
Phone Number: (916) 426-2656
Academy Learning Center (ALC) is a complete K-12 learning center offering Tutoring, STEM classes, and HomeLearners, Junior Academy, and College-Bound programs. Their aim is to facilitate a collaboration between home, school, and to complement the good work already being done, and demonstrate to its clients – parents and students – on how they can assist. ALC’s philosophy recognizes parents as the primary educators of their children and the final decision-makers regarding what their children learn at ASA.
ALC 2020 Summer Camp is now open for registration!
Royal Stage Christian Performing Arts
1220 Melody Lane #100, Roseville, CA 95678
Phone Number: (916) 572-3022
Royal Stage offer safe, encouraging classes and camps for both males and females, but every dollar of “profit” earned goes to one single cause – building up girls and women to understand that they are true royalty. We accomplish this by working with abuse survivors from all walks of life. From young girls just forming their self-image, to teens/adults who have been mistreated by a Christian church, organization or any individual in the past, we extend free and deeply discounted opportunities to help with healing.
Royal Stage Summer Classes, social nights and showcase performances are open to everyone, regardless of their religious affiliation. It is a non-denominational Christian arts ministry, committed to raising up godly artists, while also striving to reach the unbelieving community both locally and abroad.
1803 Tribute Rd., Ste A, Sacramento, CA 95815
Phone Number: (916) 515-8018
Tumble Buddies offers a variety of gymnastics and dance programs to stimulate and educate your little one. The first three years of a child’s life are extremely important developmentally. Studies have shown what great importance singing, dancing, safe exploration and play are to young children.
At Tumble Buddies, they offer Sacramento Summer Camps that have structured kids activities such as games, sign language, relays, and circle times to build confidence, strength in body and mind, and self esteem, all in a fun and imaginative atmosphere. Come and see our beautiful 5000 square foot facility. We have a special space devoted to tap, ballet and zumba, and immaculate gym space.
3200 Freedom Park Dr., McClellan Park, CA 95652
Phone Number: (916) 643-3192
Join week long summer programs at Aerospace Museum of California focused on aviation and aerospace education for elementary through high school students. Their Aerospace Museum of California educators develop camp activities that your children will love, while introducing them to the world of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
They’ll have several themed Aerospace Summer Camps designed for 1st through 12th graders! Every day will feature fun activities to teach your future pilot or astronaut about about the amazing science behind space exploration, rockets, and aircraft! Campers will conduct experiments, invent, engineer and build their own creations, and explore the amazing technology we have in our museum. Older students will learn about career opportunities and pathways in the aerospace industry.
1808 Tribute Rd., Suite E, Sacramento, CA 95815
Phone Number: (916) 779-0390
Mad Science’s mission is to give children the experience of science in a fun, engaging way, so that they will get excited about science and more likely consider pursuing STEM careers (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math).
Mad Science Summer and Vacation Camps offer kids full-day and half-day camp experiences that are sure to entertain and delight! They will be wowed by green glowing liquid, messages written in secret code, autonomous robots, and mystery substances that change from solid to liquid in seconds. There’s something for everyone! T-Shirt included for campers at the MS Kids’ Lab location only.
6442 Fair Oaks Blvd., Carmichael, CA 95608
Phone Number: (916) 514-1150
Kids will learn an elegant, prestigious and modern combative sport based on tradition. It’s a challenge both physically and tactically between two opponents. It reflects the success qualities which are important to contemporary young people who seek a challenge to both body and mind through an effective blend of patience and determination, discipline, and competitiveness.
Beginners Summer Camp includes fencing basics, games, footwork, drills, and bouting. Enrollment is limited to 14 participants. Sessions filled on first come first served basis. Upon completion of the camp, students are eligible to enroll in the Bronze program.
9109 Laguna Main St., Suite #110, Elk Grove, CA 95758
Phone Number: (916) 209-0283
Space 4 Art Jam studio offers children and adults a dynamic learning experience in art. Drawing in graphite, colored pencils, prismacolor pencils, charcoal and pastels. Painting in acrylics, watercolor, and oils Sculpture in clay, printmaking and mixed-media, ceramic and more.
Elk Grove Space 4 Art is ready to have some Art making fun! Get our hands messy by creating a variety of original 2D & 3D art works, and playing Art related games. Projects vary each week to ensure that campers who attend more than one camp will not be repeating projects. We offer a range of fine art mediums from painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture, and printmaking. Each camper will have the opportunity to produce numerous works of Art which they will be able to present in an Art show at the end of their final day of camp.
8160 Sheldon Rd., Elk Grove, CA 95758
Phone Number: (916) 684-4222
Prestige Preschool Academy has been in the community for many years. We have a great reputation and that is the result of the amazing care our dedicated and compassionate teachers provide every day. All of our teachers receive ongoing training in early education because we ensure our children are learning with the most up-to-date methods.
Prestige offers 13 weeks of Summer Adventures Camp! In addition to their fun themes, children will enjoy special shows and guests from magicians to petting zoos to fun with bubbles. Plus, our school-aged children go on field trips and tours.
Sacramento Summer Camps
All of the camps listed in our Summer Camp for Kids provide your child with thrilling and entertaining experiences. Looking for Sacramento Summer Camps or a week-long overnight program? We’ve got you covered! Many camps offer early bird discounts, so make sure to reserve your child’s summer camp experience soon!
Find more Summer Camp for Kids in our Summer Camp Category.
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