2024 Summer Camp Guide – San Francisco Bay Area

It’s time to start signing your little ones up for camps!

To make things easier for you, we have put together our top picks of
this year’s summer programs available to the San Francisco Bay Area, along with insider tips and camp must-haves from our team of fellow SF Bay Area Mamas.

Scroll on and happy camping!


Summer Discovery

For nearly six decades, Summer Discovery has welcomed students from around the world into our premier, transformational pre-college academic summer enrichment programs. With 15+ prestigious universities and 300+ courses, we have a path for everyone! Secure your spot today!

DATE  | 06/17/2024 – 08/09/2024

LOCATION  |  15 locations at University College Campuses across the USA and Europe

PHONE  | (516) 447-4907

Camp Integem

Camp Integem, the #1 AI+AR STEM & Art camp for kids and teens aged 5-18, transforms their dreams into hands-on creations: delve into AI, Robotics, Holographic AR, coding, arts, 2D/3D animation, game design, space/nature exploration, and more. As an ACS WASC-accredited and NVIDIA-partnered campCamp Integem has served thousands of local students since 2018.

DATE  |  06/10/2024 – 08/09/2024

LOCATION  | Foster City (Brewer Island Elementary), San Bruno (Capuchino High), Menlo Park (Encinal School), and 12 other locations

PHONE  |  (408) 459-0657

Use code SFBAM to save $40/week.
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Tutu Camp at Tutu School San Francisco ~ Bay Street

06/24/2024 – 07/05/2024  | (415) 734-8840 | 519 Bay Street, San Francisco, CA Map It
Tutu Camp is open to children ages 3 – 8 years old. Campers do not need to have prior ballet experience to participate, but should be prepared for a lot of leaping, twirling, and imaginative adventures!

Ripe Fruit Creative Writing Camps for Teens

07/15/2024 – 08/16/2024  | (415) 279-1411 | 469 Hill Street, San Francisco, CA Map It
Ripe Fruit Writing one-week summer camps bring together 8-10 students to gain confidence in their writing voice, aerobicize their imaginations, and develop strong writing skills using exciting and imaginative writing exercises in a safe space. Led by an award-winning author and master creative writing teacher, these camps are for middle and high school students. Voted Best Teen Focused camp in SF by Parents Press Readers.

Camp SFS at The San Francisco School

06/17/2024 – 08/02/2024 | (415) 239-5065 | 300 Gaven Street, San Francisco, CA Map It

Camp SFS is a choice-based, play-centered summer camp with rich and varied activities sure to form lasting memories. We are housed on our unique campus with an adventure playground, LEGO cave, art shack, vintage arcade, homemade lunch, unique themed weeks, and more.

Gardens of Golden Gate Park / Garden Camp

06/17/2024 – 08/09/2024 | (415) 320-8196 | 1199 9th Avenue, San Francisco Map It

Connecting children to plants and each other through structured activities and unstructured play amidst plants from around the world, Garden Camp currently offers programs for children ages 5 through 14 (rising K through 8th grade). An all-outdoors day camp designed to connect children to plants through a combination of structured, themed activities and open-ended time to develop curiosity, initiative, imagination, and creativity. Themes include gardening, art, wellness, and ecology.

IYK® Yoga Camps

06/10/2024 – 08/24/2024 | (141) 575-0999 |  info@itsyogakids.com

IYK® Campers ages 4 to 12 strengthen and stretch their bodies, minds, and hearts with yoga and mindfulness in our High5 Habits practice, Presidio nature hikes, games, and art projects. We are 100% outdoors!

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5100 Clayton Road Suite A-10  |  925.288.0900

Camp Essentials

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Pediped Shoes

Handzies Natural Soap and Water Hand Wipes, Individually Packaged, Alcohol Free, Hypoallergenic

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