2020 Summer Guide


Your Family’s Ultimate Guide to Summer
around the San Francisco Bay Area

Select a tab below and make the most out of your family’s summer!

We’ve put together a Summer Camp Guide to make finding the perfect camp for your little camper this year super easy! Check it out by clicking the image above.

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Fun in the Sun

Mer Sea 100% Cotton Beach Blanket

SHARKBANZ 2 Magnetic Shark Repellent Band
Mer Sea Luxury Marseille Collection

Goliath Hydro Zoom Ball
Stomp Rocket
Crush-It! Bat

Summer Care

MyFunkins Reusable Cloth Face Masks

Zoey Naturals Head to Toe Wash

Nurturally Pumping Bra

Good Green Cleaner Glass & Multi Surface Cleaner

Good Green Cleaner Kitchen Cleaner and Degreaser

NurseMeMama Bra & Busy Tabs

Zoey Naturals Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen

BooginHead Adult & Youth Masks

Pediped Footwear
The Comfy Microfiber & Sherpa Wearable Blanket

SneakERASERS Instant Sole and Sneaker

CamelBak eddy Kids Water Bottle

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Fab Slabs Premium Anti-Bacterial Cutting Board

Mr. Lee’s Noodles

Lotus Resuable Trolley Bags

Lotus Reusable Trolley Bags

Zeek Kids Protein Bars

Keepzit Kooler Chalkboard Insulated Beverage Holders

SuperBee Beeswax Wrap

Food Cubby Plate Divider

Love That Peanut! non-GMO supplement

Take your family on an adventure unlike any other!

Go on a scavenger hunt at home or through your local neighborhood to rescue an abandoned astronaut or solve the case of a pilfered painting! The interactive Adventure Kits ($15-20/set) by Adventure Co use text messaging and make-believe to take your family on fun fictional experiences. Scavenger hunts are available to play at home or outside through local San Francisco Bay Area neighborhoods: Mountain View, Palo Alto, Burlingame, and Noe Valley. The adventures are designed for kids ages 6-12 and will keep the whole family engaged for hours of endless fun!
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Running out of ideas for things to do? Try one or more of these activities a day!

1. Make popsicles and ice cream sandwiches

2. Bake cupcakes

3. Host Virtual Storytime parties

4. Weekly BBQ

5. Have a water balloon fight

6. Build a fort

7. Make art with nature

8. Play with bubbles, slime, and kinetic sand

9. Go for a family bike ride

10. Eat watermelon

11. Plant an herb garden

12. Draw with sidewalk chalk

13. Have regular family movie nights

14. Have a tea party

15. Play family charades

16. Make S’mores

17. Play in a sprinkler

18. Complete a family puzzle

19. Play on a slip ‘n slide

20. Make a scrapbook of the school year

21. Have a living room singalong and dance party

22. Make lemonade and berry smoothies

Giga Pets AR Virtual Animal Pet Toy

nodpod Gentle Pressure Sleep Mask

Runes & Regulations Card Game

Foldable Teepee Play Tent for Kids

The Llamacorn is Kind

Mop Rides the Waves of Life

DIamond Rattle Loves to Tattle

No! My First Book of Protest

Completely Me

Jane Goodall is a Friend to All

Good Morning Zoom

Herman Jiggle, Go to Sleep

Chendell A Natural Warrior

A Black Woman Did That
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Asterix Collection

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San Francisco

  • San Francisco Botanical Gardens (SF) 
  • Ocean Beach (SF) 
  • Baker Beach (SF)
  • Joe DIMAGGIO Black Top
  • Michelangelo Park

Marin County

  • Stinson Beach (Marin)
  • Muir Beach (Marin)
  • China Camp State Park (Marin County)
  • Olompali State Historic Park (Marin County)

San Mateo County

  • Año Nuevo State Park
  • Bean Hollow State Beach 
  • Burleigh H. Murray Ranch Park Property 
  • Half Moon Bay State Beach 
  • Montara State Beach 
  • Pacifica State Beach 
  • Pescadero State Beach
  • San Gregorio State Beach

Santa Clara County

    • Castle Rock State Park (Santa Cruz/Santa Clara/San Mateo counties)

Contra Costa County

  • Mount Diablo State Park

Alameda County

    • Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area (Alameda/San Joaquin counties)

Santa Cruz County

  • Big Basin Redwoods State Park
  • Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
  • The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park 
  • Wilder Ranch State Park 

Other Counties

    • Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area (Alameda/San Joaquin counties)
    • Castle Rock State Park (Santa Cruz/Santa Clara/San Mateo counties)

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