RELIGIOUS AND CULTURAL
Archbishop Riordan High School. 175 Phelan Ave.,
San Francisco. 415/586-8200. www.riordanhs.org.
Sports and art camps, as well as academic and
English emerging camps. Grades: 3-12.
Bethel Lutheran School. 10181 Finch Ave.,
Cupertino. 408/252-8512. www.bethells.org. Art,
cooking and creative classes in a Christian environment.
Camp Saint Andrew’s. 1 Pine Brook Road, Pinecrest.
Traditional summer camp with archery, crafts, hiking,
daily chapel service and more. Ages: 8-15.
Campbell Christian Schools. 1075 W. Campbell Ave.,
Campbell. 408/370-4900. www.campbellchristian.
org. Themed camps include field trips, sports & academics.
India Community Center. Various locations.
408/934-1130. www.indiacc.org. Camps explore
Indian culture, science, Lego, chess, engineering,
tennis and leadership. Grades: PreK-12.
Los Gatos Christian Schools. 16845 Hicks Road,
Los Gatos. 408/997-4682. www.lgcs.org.
Summer programs include art, reading, writing
and soccer. Grades: K-8.
Milpitas Christian School. 3435 Birchwood
Lane, San Jose. 408/945-6530. www.mil
pitaschristian. org. Summer Day Camp
activities range from crafts, academics and
Biblical application. Grades: PreK-9.
San Jose Christian School. 1300 Sheffield
Ave., Campbell. 408/371-7741. www.sjchris
tian.org. Camp includes Bible, water days,
field trips, arts and crafts, performing arts
and talent shows. Grades: K-8.
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
BrainVyne. Various locations. 650/469-3409. www.
brainvyne.com. Campers can choose from various
STEAM-based Lego programs. Ages: 4-11.
Camp Brainy Bunch. Various locations. 510/548-
4800. www.campbrainybunch.com. Campers learn
engineering, leadership, and writing. Grades: 1-6.
Camp Galileo and Galileo Summer Quest. Various
locations. 800/854-3684. www.galileo-camps.com.
Camps include renaissance adventure, drone innovator
and 3D Modelling. Grades: PreK-8.
Camp Sea Quest. 2000 Bunker Road, Sausalito.
Marine science and ocean conservation. Grades: 1-6.
Coder Academy. 10057 Saich Way Cupertino.
Coding camp that teaches Python, game and web
design and more. Ages: 8 and up.
CodeREV Tech Camps
Burlingame and Mountain View, 844/490-TECH.
Overview: At CodeREV’s weeklong summer tech
camps, budding programmers are stimulated and
challenged by the hands-on STEM centered curriculum
and encouraged to explore science and technology
in a supportive setting. Whether learning
to write code, 3D model and animate, develop the
next great app or game, or mod in Minecraft, campers
are encouraged to explore their creativity, learn
to solve problems in a project-based format, and
work in teams. Confidence-boosting classes and outdoor
activities are engineered to build technical and
social skills, while fostering friendships the campers
can take with them into the classroom and beyond.
juggling, silks and aerials and more. Grades: 1-12.
Gold Star Gymnastics. Sunnyvale. 650/694-7827.
www.goldstargym.com. Children participate in gymnastics,
rhythmic gymnastics, cheer, dance and art.
The Little Gym. Various locations. 408/246-3400.
www.thelittlegym.com. A variety of themed gymnastic
camps are designed to add imagination to play.
My Gym. Various locations. 408/279-9700. www.
mygym.com. Children participate in energizing fitness
games, gymnastics, arts and crafts, music and
more. Ages: 6 weeks-11.
Paramount Tumbling & AcroGymnastics. 350
Saratoga Ave., San Jose. 408/260-0403. www.pta
gymnastics.com. Camps feature games, gymnastics
and acrobatics. Ages: 3-13.
Twisters Sports. 1165 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Sunnyvale.
Gymnastics and rock climbing help strength, balance
and social-cognitive skills. Ages: 3-14.
West Valley Gymnastics School. 1190 Dell Ave.,
Campbell. 408/374-8692. www.wvgs.com.
Campers work on and learn new skills on floor,
bars, beam, vault and trampoline. Ages: 3-12.
Bay Area Discovery Museum. 557
McReynolds Road, Sausalito. 415/339-
Themed camps designed to enrich with
discovery, exploration and fun. Ages: 4-8.
Coastal Camp at Headlands Institute.
Marin Headlands, Sausalito. 415/331-1548.
www.coastalcamp.org. Campers explore and
investigate the natural world. Grades: K-9.
Cool Coyotes Kids Camp. Various locations.
Campers get outside to explore various parts and
farms and learn about nature.
CuriOdyssey. 1651 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo.
650/342-7755. www.curiodyssey.org. Discover science
and nature and explore the outdoors. Includes
wild animal encounters. Ages: PreK-8.
Environmental Volunteers Camps. Various locations.
650/493-8000 ext. 345. www.evols.org.
Campers learn about science and nature with field
trips, crafts, games and more. Grades: 1-6.
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy. 1199 E.
Beach, San Francisco. 415/561-7754. www.parksconservancy.
org. Outdoor, hands-on ecology camps
held at Crissy Field. Ages: 5-11.
Happy Hollow Park and Zoo. 1300 Senter Road, San
Jose. 408/794-6400. www.hhpz.org. Camps include
science activities, animal encounters and creative
puppet-show presentation. Ages: 8-13.
Hidden Villa. 26870 Moody Road, Los Altos Hills.
650/949-8641. www.hiddenvilla.org. Kids learn
about plants and animals, take moonlit hikes, swim,
and learn about the Ohlone. Grades: K-12.
The Middlebrook Center for Urban Sustainability. 76
Race St., San Jose. 408/292-9993. www.middlebrook
center.com. Middlebrook teaching garden comes complete
with chickens and a bunny. Grades: 1-6.
Sea Trek Kayak & SUP. Bay Model, 2100 Bridgeway
Way, Sausalito. 415/332-8494. www.seatrek.com.
Kids can get up close to seals and birds while learning
kayaking and paddle boarding. Ages: 9-15.
Trackers Earth: Bay Area. Various locations.
510/575-9444. www.trackersbay.com. The themed
camps including wilderness survival, crafts and
archery. Grades: K-12.
Treks and Tracks Rock Climbing. 15000 Skyline
Blvd., Los Gatos. 650/557-4893. www.treks
andtracks.com. Children learn rock climbing, backpacking
and navigation. Ages: 8 and up.
Wilder Skills Outdoor Adventures. 23600 Big Basin
Way, Saratoga. 877/256-3214. www.wilderskills.com.
Adventure sessions cover knife safety, shelter-building,
storytelling and more. Ages: 7-13.
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