The East Bay Regional Park District offers many fun outdoor day camps for children. Click through to each program for more details including dates, fees and locations.
Register online or call 1 (888) 327-2757, option 2.
Camp Arroyo is a state of the art environmental education center and youth camp for schoolchildren during the school year and children with life-threatening illnesses or who are "at-risk" during the summer. Visit Camp Arroyo page for details.
(Ages 5 - 12)
Explore the Regional Parks through field trips, art, swimming and outdoor play.
More information: Park'N It Day Camp
Tilden Nature Area
Camp of the Wild
(Ages 9 - 12)
Jun 30-Jul 3 (no meeting on July 4), Jul 7-11
Course #5028; Course #5030
Get in touch with your wild side! Practice and learn ancient and useful survival skills. We’ll build shelters, make cordage and containers, cook over an open fire, and discover edible and useful plants. Make things! Explore! Have fun!
Registration is required.
Fee: $200 (non-res. $220) (for week of Jun 30-Jul 3), $250 (non-res. $270) (for week Jul 7-11)
Tilden Little Farm Camp
(Ages 8 – 11)
Jul 21-25, Jul 28-Aug 1, Aug 4-8, Aug 11-15
Course #4978; Course #4979; Course #4980; Course #49813
Experience the old-time country farm lifestyle during a week of farm camp fun! We'll learn about caring for farm animals, harvesting, cooking, getting dirty, and having fun! Register early for this popular camp.
Registration is required.
Fee: $250 (non-res. $270) Limit one week of registration per child.
Advanced Tilden Little Farm Camp
(Ages 12 to 15)
For the more advanced little farmer, we present a new, garden-fresh, hands-on camp offering in-depth experiences in animal husbandry, agriculture, and food production. No prerequisites, just a love and passion for that old time country farm lifestyle.
Fee: $150 (non-res. $170)
(Ages 8 - 13)
A fun, challenging program with a variety of beach and water activities.
Contra Loma • Lake Anza • Temescal • Cull Canyon • Shadow Cliffs.
Register by phone: (888) 327-2757, Option 2
Register online: EBParks.org/Register
More information: Junior Lifeguards website
Resources: Junior Lifeguards Uniform information
Swimming Lesson Borchures
The Regional Parks Foundation provides Camperships to qualifying families of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.
NOTE: that eligible programs and co-pay amounts are tentative and subject to change without notice.
Financial aid NOT available for online registrations.
NOTE: As of 6/11/14, Campership funds are no longer available for Park'n It Day Camp. Camperships for swim lessons and Junior Guard camp are still available.
Download: 2014 Campership Application
La Fundación Regional de Parques ofrece Las becas a las familias que califican de condados de Alameda y Contra Costa.
NOTA: que los programas elegibles y los montos de copago son tentativas y están sujetas a cambios sin previo aviso.
La ayuda financiera no está disponible para las inscripciones en línea.
Download: Solicitud de la Beca de Campamento 2014