Summer Camps for Kids
April 5, 2019

Summer Camps for Kids

Our updated guide, Summer Camp for Kids includes an exciting assortment of summer programs guaranteed to delight and stimulate kids of all ages and interests. Our listing features camps of all types — from day camps to week-long overnight programs — all of which will thrill and entertain your children.

Many Summer Camp for Kids 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 your child’s summer camp dreams may be, help them come true with our guide to Summer Camp for Kids:

Play-Well TEKnologies Summer Camp

Play-Well TEKnologies

Kids are already naturally gifted creators. Then they get added inspiration from specially trained instructors. They dive into a 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 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.

Summer Camps for kids

ID Tech Camps

They are the world’s #1 summer tech camp for kids and teens ages 6 – 18! At iD Tech, they offer day & overnight summer camps for aspiring programmers, app developers, video game designers, engineers, filmmakers, photographers, and more. iD Tech has specific programs for girls, teens, tweens, and young learners.

Courses are led by tech-savvy, adult-only staff in a fun, energetic and experiential environment. In addition to providing entertaining and age-appropriate activities, their STEM summer camps are loaded with original, real-world curriculum and professional software. With personalized, hands-on instruction for all skill levels and small class sizes that average eight students per instructor, they anticipate students to become the world’s next creators of innovative technology.

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Empower Me Summer Camps

Activities inside a weekly reading challenge and group activities that reinforce our core values of honesty, respect gratitude, compassion, perseverance, responsibility and love.

9 weekly sessions available June 10-August 9th, 2019.

Camp is every weekday with 9 or 11 hour options available.

Pre-school aged siblings will be enrolled at the same rate as school-aged summer camp attendees during the summer months.

Visit their listing here.

Summer Camp for Kids

Paddle & Play Kids Camp

Paddle & Play Kids Camp

Camp Pollock | 1501 Northgate Boulevard | Sacramento | (916) 731-8798

Flow Stand-up Paddle of Sacramento offers Paddle & Play Kids Camp, an amazing week-long day camp full of games, individual challenges, team building and stand up paddle instruction. Kids will have a blast while they keep active! Camp activities foster the development of motor skills, agility and build personal confidence.

Every day will be full of different activities and campers float out of each one full of smiles. The camp offers two summer camps for kids sessions for 2018, July 23-27 and July 30-Aug 3, and camp takes place 9 am to 1 pm each day. To learn more or to book your child’s amazing camp experience, visit the program website.

Summer Camps for kids

Camp Woolman Overnight Camp

Sierra Friends Center | 13075 Woolman Lane | Nevada City | (866) 383-2382

Camp Woolman takes places in the beautiful Sierra Nevada foothills near the wild and scenic Yuba River and Tahoe National Forest. Campers age 9-14 love Camp Woolman because every day is an adventure! They offer four one-week camp sessions (camps run weekly from June 24 through August 4), and kids can participate in multiple sessions, if desired.

Campers will enjoy a variety of activities such as backpacking, visiting beautiful places, learning about nature, and have a blast! Kids come back year after year and enjoy the programs under the guidance of fun, friendly counselors.

Campers spend their days playing games, singing, making art, being silly, learning about peace, nature, the garden, and so much more! Campers also enjoy delicious and healthy vegetarian food from their wonderful kitchen! To learn more, or to register for Camp Woolman, visit the camp website.

Summer Camps for kids

American Dance Training Overnight Camp

Sugar Bowl | 629 Sugar Bowl Road | Norden | (530) 273-3183

American Dance Training Overnight Camp is one-of-a-kind dance camp offers a fun overnight camp experience for girls age 8+. The camp is fun for dancers of all levels, from beginners to experienced performers. The environment provides girls with a unique opportunity to be empowered and inspired to be their best.

Instruction has a focus on jazz, funk and hip-hop. The fully accredited camp also provides participants with a full range of traditional summer camp activities in a beautiful mountain destination resort setting. The camp offers four one-week summer camps for kids sessions starting on June 21. For complete information or to book your daughter’s camp experience, visit the camp website.

Summer Camps for kids

Kids Summer Art Studio Camp

Verge Center for the Arts |  625 S Street | Sacramento | (916) 448-2985

Verge Center for the Arts offers several summer camp for kids in 2018. The week-long summer day camps for kids are categorized by age (ages 6-9, and age 10-14) and by medium. Camps areas of focus include ceramics, fiber arts, comic books, painting and mosaics.

Camps are held daily between 10 am and 3pm; snacks are provided. For learn more about Verge Center for the Arts, visit their website. For information on kids camp session for children age 6-9, view this camp studio page schedule. For information on kids camp sessions for children age 10-14, view this camp studio page schedule.

Summer Camp for kids

Sacramento 4-H Overnight Camp

17183 Lake Vera Purdon Rd | Nevada City | (916) 875-6530

Sacramento 4-H offers an amazing week-long overnight program aimed at kids age 9+. Camp takes place between June 24-29 and is held at Camp Gold Hollow in Nevada City. The camp offers kids opportunities for growth, fun, and development. Kids will experience unique, hands-on learning opportunities that teach real life skills.

Camp includes daily activities such as skits, sports, crafts and more. The program promotes positivity and learning while allowing campers to meet new youth and make life-long friendships.  The food at camp is prepared by experienced cooks and there is a nurse on-site at all times. Interested families are encouraged to watch the camp’s slideshow, or you can learn more or book your child’s 4-H Summer Camp experience by visiting the camp website.

Dream Enrichment Classes

1820 Tribute Road Suite F Sacramento, CA 95628

For over ten years, Dream Enrichment Classes has worked hard to provide high-quality, and engaging enrichment 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 we 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.

Dream Enrichment Classes has been pushing hard for STEAM education, long before it became a hip buzz-word. For over ten years, we’ve been at the forefront of supplemental education in the greater Sacramento area. Whether your child has a budding interest in engineering, an obsession with drawing, or is just starting their journey toward finding their passion, we have a class for that.

Visit their listing here.

Students work in a hands-on atmosphere that includes:

Summer Camp for kids

Monster Mayhem Summer Camp

405 Natoma Station Drive | Folsom | (916) 985-2222

Monster Mayhem Summer Camp at Brighton School offers children age 5-14 with amazing opportunities and fun experiences that build self-esteem. With many summer camp for kids options, their week-long day camps sessions are filled with creative, appropriate, organized and safe activities that keep campers happy all day long and give parents peace of mind. Sessions run weekly starting June 4 through August 3.

Each session is themed so campers can enjoy new experiences each week. Themes include Cookie Monster, Monster Truck, Aliens, Big Foot, etc. Tuition includes both snacks and lunch. During camp, children experience two outings per week, swimming at the Folsom Aquatic Center, plus a second trip is based on the session theme. To learn more or to reserve your camper’s experience, visit the camp program website.

Powerhouse Science Center

3615 Auburn Blvd, Sacramento CA 95821

The Powerhouse Science Center is one of the Sacramento region’s premier institutions with an emphasis on STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education and hands-on learning. Our interactive exhibits and activities help kids in K-6th  grades realize how science, engineering, technology and society are all interconnected.

Powerhouse Science Center was originally founded in 1951 as the California Junior Museum and designed as a space where children could experience science and nature through engaging  programs and exhibits. We’ve operated for 65 years as a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization, supplying informal science education for 19 counties in the greater Sacramento area.

You can visit their listing here.

Martial Arts RocklinFusion Elite Performance Training Center

2315 Sunset Blvd. | Rocklin | (916) 632-1995

Fusion Elite Performance Training Center is a fresh mix of fun and exciting activities that brings families together through fitness and education. Their 10,000 square foot facility offers the entire family the opportunity to experience multiple facets of fitness and performance through exciting classes with exceptional instruction in the areas of martial arts, personal protection, fitness and athletic development, after school enrichment and education, dance, music and their newest addition, the Fusion Elite Homeschool Academy.

Their state-of-the-art facility boasts a clean and appealing environment where children and adults can enjoy the benefits and personal development learned through the study of our diverse curriculum.

You can visit their listing here.

Summer Camps SacramentoMore Summer Camps for Kids in the Sacramento Area

Sunshine Swim and Fitness center 

Sunshine Swim and Fitness Center is Elk Grove’s premier swim and fitness center. Their variety of dynamic programs are for all ages and abilities. Sunshine’s summer camp for kids swim programs are dedicated to small class sizes, personalized instruction and a knowledgeable staff. Learn More …

The Boulder Field

The Boulder Field (TBF) is Sacramento’s newest and most exciting rock climbing and fitness gym.  Conveniently located at 8425 Belvedere Ave, Suite 100, between Power Inn and Florin Perkins, just south of I50, offers something for everyone.  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. Learn More…

Suger Ditch Stables

Camps are for ages 5 and up. No horse experience needed. They provide two snacks and lunch each day. Besides lots of horse fun we also do gardening and crafts and at the end of the week, a pizza and ice cream party with awards takes place. Learn More …

El Dorado Sewing & Fashion Academy

Creative Spring Sewing Camps

April 15,16,17, 9am – noon  or 1 – 4pm….1day/$50 or $145/3days
Students will learn basic hand stitching and how to use a sewing machine. This class is ideal for budding fashion designers! Students have the opportunity to express themselves to create one of a kind pieces! Students will leave the camp with several fun projects. Returning students will make new projects. Ages 5 – 16yrs
Camps are taught by Rosemarie Kelliher who has Diploma in Fashion/knitwear design from Ireland and City and Guilds of London Institute. Has also 20+ years experience in the fashion industry. Learn More…

Family Taekwondo Plus

We are a family owned and operated Martial Arts school. We offer a variety of classes for all age groups, as well as many other programs and services designed to help our clients and community. We are affiliated with an international Taekwondo organization and teach the Kukkiwon system, direct from The World Taekwondo Headquarters in Seoul, Korea. Learn More…

Almondale Academy

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. Learn More…

The Bounce Spot

The Bounce Spot’s Camp is a fun-filled day summer camp for kids registered in Kindergarten thru 6th Grade. They are excited to introduce new camp themes to our facility this year. Learn More …

Glen Oaks Swimming & tennis

Day camp program provides participants with ½ day of supervised, organized and fun-filled activities at Glen Oaks club for children ages 5–11. Learn More …

Just For Fun Art


We’re different than other painting event companies. Unlike most companies, we have our own private studio. Our Art Studio seats up to 35 comfortably. We can also bring the paint party to your home or venue. We provide everything except the table and chairs. Learn More …

International Gymnastics Centre

Each day of camp will be filled with skill- and activity-based rotations of gymnastics instruction on each Olympic event. Your children will gain focus, balance, strength, and flexibility. Most importantly, they will have fun! Learn More …


Rebounderz Indoor Trampoline Park and Family Fun Center is Sacramento’s premiere family entertainment facility.

Our trampoline park offers entertainment options for the whole family! Enjoy a massive combination jumper with interconnected trampoline beds, a 4-lane air pit, 4-lane basketball slam, trampoline dodgeball, JumpXtreme Tower, rock climbing wall (coming Spring 2019), our 3-lane Ninja Warrior course for adults and kids, with a ground course for our youngest ninjas. Learn More…

Academy Learning Center

Academy Learning Center is a complete K-12 learning center offering Tutoring, STEM classes, and HomeLearners, Junior Academy, and College-Bound programs. Our aim is to facilitate a collaboration between home, school, and our Academy, to complement the good work already being done, and demonstrate to our clients – parents and students – how we 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. Learn More…

Royal Stage Christian Performing Arts

Welcome to Royal Stage, a Christian visual &  performing  arts ministry serving the Sacramento/Placer regions and  beyond….Our experience as Christian artists is established and diverse, and we invite you to explore our website and contact us if you feel called to get involved in any of our programs.

We are children, teens, adults. Young, old, novice and skilled in the arts. We’re high school students, newlyweds, parents, widows and  every other demographic you can think of. We come together because of a  love of artistic expression – and a love of Christ’s love. Learn More…

Tumble Buddies

Come and see their beautiful 5000 square foot facility. Tumblebuddies have a special space devoted to tap, ballet and zumba, and immaculate gym space. Learn More …


At Camp EDMO, campers stretch their imaginations. They tackle new challenges. They discover their creative potential, the thrill of science and engineering, and the beauty of the natural world. Learn More …

Mad Science of Sacramento Valley

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). Learn more…

Premier Fencing Academy

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. Learn more …

Space 4 Art Jam

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. Learn more …

Prestige Preschool Academy

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.

We have separate classrooms and playgrounds for each age group, and an awesome room called Prestige Plaza that enhances children’s creativity and role-playing.And because we know security is so important, we are proud to have a biometrics security system that allows access to our school. Safety is paramount to us at Prestige. Learn More…

Moore’s Martial Arts

Moore’s Martial Arts of Citrus Heights specializes in Shou Shu, a unique type of martial arts offered within the Greater Sacramento area.  We care about the development of our students and encourage positive manners along with increased mental and physical growth.  We pledge to help every one of our students develop self-discipline and strive to be the best while leading by example. Learn More…

Studio Movie Grill

SMG’s Children’s Summer Series, offers a budget friendly entertainment option for families, summer camps, and weekday programs to escape the summer heat to watch $1 screenings of recent, popular, children films. Learn More…

Special Needs Summer Camp: Juvo

Juvo aims to create a genuine camp experience for children and teens with special needs. These camps run during school breaks in summer, winter, and spring. Staff is trained in behavioral intervention and strives to offer creative and nurturing activities. Each week has a different theme which will be communicated to parents/caregivers.

Dates: Roseville – July 1-12 (except for July 4); Oakland – July 22 – August 16; Brentwood – July 15 – August 9; South Bay – July 29 – August 2.
Contact: 510-832-4383; Learn More..

Summer Camp for Kids

All of the camps listed in our Summer Camp for Kids provide your child with thrilling and entertaining experiences. Looking for a summer day camp 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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Michele is a freelance writer based in Sacramento county. She lives in Elk Grove with her husband, two children and four cats. Michele is proud of her role as a working mother and maintains a full-time career. Writing is one of Michele’s passions and she aims to share her unique perspective on parenting through the written word.

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