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.

Time:  Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm 

Jun 11-15, Temescal #20551
Jun 18-22, Temescal #20552
Jun 25-29, Don Castro #20568
Jul 09-13, Contra Loma #20554
Jul 16-20, Coyote Hills #20555
Jul 23-27, Miller Knox #20556
Jul 30-Aug 3, Ardenwood #20557

Ages: 5 to 12 years old

Cost: $200 for residents of Alameda and Contra Costa counties / $220 for non-residents. 10% discount for registering second child of the same family

Financial Aid is available. Print out and mail in the downloadable PDF form below, or call 1-(888)-327-2757, 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]
Download: Formulario de Ayuda Financiera  (en español) [PDF]

Registration:  To sign your child up for Park’n It, please call 1-(888)-327-2757 and press ‘option 2’.

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

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 the Recreation Coordinator, at If you have questions about Financial Aid please call 1.888.EBPARKS and press ‘option 2.’

The Leaders-in-Training (LIT)

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 week-long session. We encourage youth to apply for multiple sessions.

Ages: 13-17 years old

Financial Aid is available. Print out and mail in the Park'n It - Financial Aid Form [PDF] or call 1-(888)-327-2757, 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.

The LIT program is now full for 2018

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

You can contact the Recreation Coordinator, at to have an application packet emailed to you, or just print out the application and mail it in.