Local parents looking for summer activities for their children have an abundance of choices right here in San Leandro. Here is a sampling of them to give you an idea of what's available. Click on the highlighted words found within each listing below to be linked to additional information about each camp. Help us expand the list by adding those we missed in the comments.
Chabot Day Camp - Held at in San Leandro, it is sponsored by the , and is for children entering grades K through 9. Explore nature along the San Leandro Creek, hike, make arts and crafts, sing and much more Various session dates depending upon age level. Cost ranges from $141 to $249 per session. There are also opportunities for youth entering grades 10 - 12 to be Counselors in Training and for those age 17 to be Junior Counselors.
Summer Adventures Day Camp - Sponsored by the , this program is for youngsters age 6 through 11. It is held Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at . Activities include arts, crafts, games, science, swimming, sports and more. Each week is a different theme and a field trip. The week-long sessions range in cost from $145 to $240. Breakfast and lunch are included.
Youth Sports Camps - There are a wide array of sports camps offered through the this summer being held at either or parks. There are "All Sports" camps for boys and girls as well as specialty camps such as skateboarding, baseball, flag football, Mini Hawk Sports Skills, UK Soccer, basketball, tennis and swimming held during various sessions. Age ranges for each camp vary but there is something for everyone age 6 through 15. Costs vary but range from $63 to $226 per session. There are also leadership opportunities for older teens including a junior coaching program which range in cost from $105-$125.
Clay Camp - Learn how to use a pottery wheel and work with clay at this camp for children age 7 through 15 held at the and sponsored by the . Week-long sessions from 9 to 2:30 p.m. Cost is $195-$220 with as $45 material fee. Extended care can also be reserved for an added charge.
Junior Sailing - Week-long sailing camp sessions for youth age 10 through 18 are being held at the and taught by its staff. Cost of each session is $200 to $225.
Nike Junior Golf Day Camps - Youngsters age 7 through 16 can enroll in half or full day week-long golf camps at the in San Leandro. Half day sessions are $239 and full day sessions are $425. These camps are co-ed and for all ability levels. For information call 1-800-NIKE-CAMP.
San Leandro Boys & Girls Club Summer Program - Summer day camps sponsored by the Boys & Girls Club are being held at Hillside Elementary and at the club's Marina Site at 401 Marina Blvd. San Leandro. There will be daily activities, field trips and a free lunch served. Call 510-483-5581 for more information or go here to download registration forms and flyers.
Adventure Time Summer Day Camp - A variety of half and full day camp offerings are being sponsored by Adventure Time this summer at five different elementary school campuses in San Lorenzo and San Leandro - Bay , Corvalis , Del Ray, Grant, Madison. Among the activities offered at its camps are foreign language, keyboarding, musical theatre, science, cooking and sports. Call 1-800-273-0610 ext. 100 for more information about session dates, costs and age requirements.
Summer Preschool Camp - This camp will be held at the Broadmoor Parent Co-Op Preschool and is for children ages 2 1/2 to 4 1/2 years old who are already toilet trained. There are four week-long summer sessions being offered which cost $65 per session. Sessions run Monday through Friday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Parents assist with the camp once per week during the session. Call 510-569-5360 for information.
Engineering Challenge Camp - The Chinese Christian School at 750 Fargo Avenue in San Leandro hosts a Lego Technic Building System Engineering Challenge Camp July 9 through 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. for children age 8 through 14. Call 510-351-4957 for more information.
Summer With Sondheim - Broadway Musical Camp - Curtain Call Performing Arts in San Leandro offers a six week camp exclusively for teens who have already been involved in musical theatre in their school or community June 18 through July 20 Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the . Tuition is $350 and includes costumes. Enrollment is limited. Contact Andrea Gorham for admissions criteria and registration information firstname.lastname@example.org .
(For more summer activities for all ages, browse through the San Leandro Recreation Department's Summer Activity Guide which you can find on-line here. )