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Park’n It Day Camp and Leaders-in-Training Program

Park’n It Day Camp

Park’n It Day Camp is a traditional summer day camp program that takes place Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm in various East Bay Regional Parks. Camps feature hands-on experiences under the care of our highly-trained staff of recreation leaders, lifeguards, and naturalists. 

Your child will learn about our park ecology, play games, make art projects, go fishing, hiking, and swimming, and enjoy field trips to other parks.

Date / Location / Course Code: 
June 15-19, Contra Loma - Code #8755
June 15-19, Temescal - Code #8756
June 22-26, Contra Loma - Code #8757
June 22-26, Temescal - Code #8758
June 29-July 3, Don Castro - Code #8759
June 29-July 3, Miller Knox - Code #8760
July 6-10, Miller Knox - Code #8762
July 13-17, Ardenwood - Code #8763

Ages: 5 to 12 years old

Cost: $200 per week / $220 for non-residents  

Financial Aid is available. Print out and mail in the downloadable PDF form below, or call 1.888.EBPARKS, option 2 to have one sent to you. Complete the form and send it in. If you are awarded a scholarship, our Reservations staff will call you to complete registration.

Download: Park'n It - Financial Aid Form [PDF] Coming Soon

Registration:  To sign your child up for Park’n It, please visit our Registration Website or call 1.888.EBPARKS and press ‘option 2’.

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Park’n It Day Camp
is part of the Healthy Parks Healthy People initiative. We believe when kids engage in active outdoor recreation in parks, they grow into healthy and eco-literate citizens who care for their parks. For more info visit EBParks.org/HPHP.

Park’n It is proud to be accredited by the American Camp Association, the nation’s premier professional association for camps. We’ve earned this seal of approval by meeting government and industry-recognized standards for health and safety, staff development, transportation, program development and activities. When you see this seal, you can be assured that your child will be attending a program that is safe, fun, and well-managed!

If you have any questions about Park’n It Day Camp please contact Philip Coffin, Recreation Coordinator, at (510) 544-2566 or pcoffin@ebparks.org.  If you have questions about Financial Aid please call 1.888.EBPARKS and press ‘option 2.’

 

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The Leaders-in-Training (LIT)

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The Leaders-in-Training (LIT) program is a youth development program where teens gain work experience in our Park’n It Day Camp program.

Are you looking for work experience or a career in Parks + Recreation? Do you like working with kids and being outdoors? Under staff guidance, you will work with other teens in supervising campers, leading games, and learning about careers in the parks. LITs get a hoodie, t-shirt, 35 community service hours, and a gift card with the successful completion of a weeklong session. We encourage youth to apply for multiple sessions.

Date / Location: 
June 15-19,  Contra Loma 
June 15-19,  Temescal 
June 22-26,  Contra Loma 
June 22-26,  Temescal 
June 29-July 3,  Don Castro
June 29-July 3,  Miller Knox 
July 6-10,  Miller Knox 
July 6-10,  Castle Rock 
July 13-17,  Ardenwood 
July 13-17,  Miller Knox 
July 20-24,  Castle Rock   

Ages: 13-17 years old

Application Deadline:  Friday, May 1st. 5:00pm

Cost: $50 per week / $56 for non-residents    

Financial Aid is available. Print out and mail in this form (Campership Form Coming Soon) or call 1.888.EBPARKS, option 2 to have one sent to you.

Application: To become an LIT, first complete an application, interview, and be accepted into the program. At that point you may register and pay the fee.

Download: Leaders-in-Training (LIT) - Application [PDF] 
Download: Leaders-in-Training (LIT) - Cover Letter [PDF] 
Download: Leaders-in-Training (LIT) - Health Form [PDF] 

You can contact Recreation Coordinator Philip Coffin at 510.544.2566 or pcoffin@ebparks.org to have an application packet mailed to you, or just print out the application and mail it in.