Kennedy Grove Regional Recreation Area

Summer Day Camp Operation Permit

All day camps (for-profit, non-profit, and public agency) must have a permit in order to operate in the East Bay Regional Park District. The Summer Day Camp Operator Permit is offered for programs starting and ending between June 1 and August 31.

Camps or other educational/childcare programs operating outside of those months (September 1 – May 31) require an Outdoor Program Permit or Special Event Permit.

Occasional field trips typically don’t require a permit. Please email with any questions.

Please review the Frequently Asked Questions.


$100.00 non-refundable permit fee + cost of reservable sites.

Important Dates

October 11, 2022Day Camp Request Form available online.
November 1, 2022Day Camp Request Forms accepted beginning at 9am PST. 
December 2, 2022Notifications of reservations emailed to primary contact along with application and instructions to purchase a Summer Day Camp Operator Permit. 
January 6, 2023Last day to submit Day Camp Request Forms by 4pm. No late submissions will be accepted
February 3, 2023Complete application packets due.
March 1, 2023Balance of fees and insurance due.