Summer camps

Recreation camps

Camp Menlo

Grades K-2

Camp Menlo is a recreational summer camp filled with activities that promote literacy, social and physical development. Campers are offered a wide variety of activities including arts and crafts, cooking, indoor/outdoor sports, recreational swimming, themed events, weekly field trips and weekly special guests. Each camp session is two weeks. *No program June 20 and July 4.

Instructor: Camp Menlo staff

Location: 100A Terminal Ave. (portable building by Kelly Park) 

Participants: min. 7 / max. 14

Class code Fees Day/time Session dates
6350.101  $170/$207  Mon–Fri, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Jun 21–July 1*
6350.102 $170/$207 Mon–Fri, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Jul 5–15*
6350.103 $170/$207 Mon–Fri, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Jul 18–29
6350.104 $170/$207 Mon–Fri, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Aug 1–12

Grades 3-5

Camp Menlo is a recreational summer camp filled with activities that promote literacy, social and physical development. Campers are offered a wide variety of activities including arts and crafts, cooking, indoor/outdoor sports, recreational swimming, themed events and weekly field trips and weekly special guests. Each camp session is two weeks. *No program June 20 and July 4.

Instructor: Camp Menlo staff

Location: 100A Terminal Ave. (portable building by Kelly Park) 

Participants: min. 7 / max. 14

Class code  Fees  Day/time  Session dates 
6350.105 $170/$207 Mon–Fri, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Jun 21–July 1
6350.106 $170/$207 Mon–Fri, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Jul 5–15*
6350.107 $170/$207 Mon–Fri, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Jul 18–29
6350.108 $170/$207 Mon–Fri, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Aug 1–12

Mini Mania

Grades K-2

Menlo Mania Camp is a recreational summer camp filled with activities that promote literacy, social and physical development. Campers are offered a wide variety of activities including arts and crafts, cooking, indoor/outdoor sports, recreational swimming, themed events, weekly field trips and weekly special guests. Each camp session is two weeks. *No program June 20 and July 4.

Instructor: Menlo Mania Camp staff

Location: Menlo Children’s Center

Participants: min. 7 / max. 14

Class code  Fees Day/time Session dates
2960.101 $563/$760 Mon–Fri, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Jun 21–Jul 1*
2960.102 $563/$760 Mon–Fri, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Jul 5–15*
2960.103 $626/$875 Mon–Fri, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Jul 18–29
2960.104 $626/$875 Mon–Fri, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Aug 1–12

Menlo Mania

Grades 3-5

Menlo Mania Camp is a recreational summer camp filled with activities that promote literacy, social and physical development. Campers are offered a wide variety of activities including arts and crafts, cooking, indoor/outdoor sports, recreational swimming, themed events and weekly field trips and weekly special guests. Each camp session is two weeks. *No program June 20 and July 4.

Instructor: Menlo Mania Camp staff

Location: Menlo Children’s Center

Participants: min. 7 / max. 14

Class code  Fees Day/time Session dates
2970.105 $563/$760
Mon–Fri, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Jun 21–Jul 1*
2970.106 $563/$760 Mon–Fri, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Jul 5–15*
2970.107 $626/$875 Mon–Fri, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Jul 18–29
2970.108 $626/$875 Mon–Fri, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Aug 1–12

Sports camps

Society Skateboarding Summer Camp

Grades K–3 and 3–9 

Challenge yourself and build self-confidence with a focus on safety, skateboarding fundamentals, conditioning and technique. Each day is structured as skateboarding lessons, education, snack time, game time and play time. Helmets are required and safety pads are strongly recommended. Parents must sign waiver form with registration. No class Jul 4. Campers bring: water bottle, snack, skateboard and helmet. We provide: society T-shirts.

Instructor: Ara Vagharshakian

Location: Burgess Skate Park

Class code Fees Day/time Session dates
2671.101 $230/$309 9 a.m.–Noon
Jun 13–17
2671.102 $230/$309
9 a.m.–Noon Jun 20–24
2671.103
$230/$309 9 a.m.–Noon Jun 27–Jul 1
2671.104 $230/$309 9 a.m.–Noon Jul 5–8
2671.105 $230/$309 9 a.m.–Noon Jul 11–15
2671.106 $230/$309 9 a.m.–Noon Jul 18–22
2671.107 $230/$309 9 a.m.–Noon Jul 25–29
2671.108 $230/$309 9 a.m.–Noon Aug 1–5
2671.109 $230/$309 9 a.m.–Noon Aug 1–5

Camp Shoreline - off-site

Ages 5–11

Camp Shoreline’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) based curriculum, combined with a range of watersports and other outdoor activities that build scientific, as well as creative, aptitude and skills, provides a weekly curriculum diverse enough to engage the mind of even the most energetic child! In addition to being fun, local and safe, as well as educational, children also get the chance to burn off all that summer energy and keep their minds engaged with watersports – without the risk of the actual Bay. The variety of land activities, next to the water’s edge of this serene, 50-acre Lake, combined with a range of watersport options, makes Camp Shoreline a must for children with a technical bent, as well as those who want to enjoy all aspects of nature. A lunch catered by the American Bistro is included with Camp Shoreline registration. Lunch selections vary by day and include a vegetarian option each day.

Instructor: Shoreline Lake Boathouse staff

Location: Shoreline Lake Boathouse, 3160 N. Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043 

Class code Fees Day/time Session dates
2693.101 $679/$915 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Jun 6–10
2693.102 $679/$915 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Jun 13–17
2693.103
$679/$915 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Jun 20–24
2693.104 $679/$915 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Jun 27–Jul 1
2693.105 $679/$915 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Jul 4–8
2693.106 $679/$915 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Jul 11–15
2693.107 $679/$915 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Jul 18–22
2693.108 $679/$915 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Jul 25–29
2693.109 $679/$915 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Aug 1–5
2693.110 $679/$915  10 a.m.–3 p.m. Aug 8–12

Hi-Five Sports Summer Camp  

Grades 4–6 

Hi-Five summer camp at Burgess Park will focus on the core team sports: basketball, football, soccer, baseball, hockey and a ton of games that everyone knows and loves, dodgeball, and capture the flag, just to name a few. This camp will be sure to leave your child wanting more. We focus on sportsmanship and having fun at all times through sports! Campers must bring their own lunch and a water bottle. For more information, visit Hifivesports.com. 

MVP Week: Aug. 1–5
All Star Week: Aug. 8–12 
The Champion Week: Aug. 15–19 

Instructor: Hi-Five Sports staff

Location: Burgess Park 

Class code Fees Day/time Session dates
4615.101 $479/$646  10 a.m.–3 p.m. Aug 1–19

Summer Break Tennis Camp

Ages 6–14

Don’t spend your summer break on the couch, get out and play tennis! Serve love all summer break at tennis camp with Euro School of Tennis day camp. In our tennis camp every day you get a chance to learn some serious tennis skills, compete in a fun, safe environment with students at your level, and smash those balls right over the net again and again. It’s the kind of fun you can only have on a tennis court, so don’t miss out! No matter what your skill level, we have a group for you. Learn a new sport or improve your game. Either way, it’s certain to make a fun-filled spring time experience you won’t soon forget.

Instructor: Euro School of Tennis staff

Location: Willow Oaks Park

Class code  Fees Day/time Session dates
2616.106 $404/$544 Mon–Fri, 9 a.m.–Noon Jun 13–17
2616.107
$404/$544
Mon–Fri, 9 a.m.–Noon Jun 20–24
2616.108  $404/$544 Mon–Fri, 9 a.m.–Noon Jun 27–Jul 1
2616.109  $404/$544 Tue–Fri, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Jul 5–17
2616.110  $404/$544 Mon–Fri, 9 a.m.–Noon Jul 11–15
2616.111  $404/$544 Mon–Fri, 9 a.m.–Noon Jul 18–22
2616.112  $404/$544 Mon–Fri, 9 a.m.–Noon Jul 25–29
2616.113  $404/$544 Mon–Fri, 9 a.m.–Noon Aug 1–5
2616.114  $404/$544 Mon–Fri, 9 a.m.–Noon Aug 8–12

Dance camps

Let’s Dance and Craft Camp 

Ages 6–9

Calling all dancers 6 – 9! You’re invited to join us for a week full of dancing fun and arts and crafts! Each day we will work on the basics of jazz dance through fun activities and dance combinations to some of our favorite songs, like music from the hit movie, Encanto and so much more! We will also set aside time for daily arts and crafts projects and outdoor fun! Because we will be going outside, please have your child wear appropriate walking shoes. Also, please pack a healthy snack each day for your dancer. On the final day, family and friends are invited to an end-of-the-week performance held Friday at 2:30 p.m. Your dancer won’t want to miss out on this fun camp! 

Instructor: M. Fernandez and D. Fernandez

Location: Arrillaga Family Recreation Center

Class code Fees Day/time Session dates
2036.110 $284/$382  Mon–Thu, 1–4 p.m.
Fri, 1–3 p.m.
Jun 27–Jul 1

Rainbows, Unicorns, and Princess Party Dance Camp 

Ages 4–7

Let your dancer’s dreams and wishes come true at our Rainbows, Unicorns and Princess Party Dance Camp! Dancers will climb the sparkly rainbow and soar through the Cotton Candy Clouds on their magical unicorns as they meet some of their favorite princesses along the way! We will dance at the ball with Cinderella, learn a tale as old as time with Belle, and catch a sleigh to Arendelle with Anna and Elsa. Each day we will work on the basics of ballet and jazz, explore creative movement, do a daily arts and crafts project, and have outdoor fun! Because we will be going outside, please have your child wear appropriate walking shoes. Pack a healthy snack daily. On the final day, family and friends are invited to an end-of-the-week performance held Friday at 2:30 p.m. Your dancer won’t want to miss out on this fun and magical camp!

Instructor: M. Fernandez and D. Fernandez

Location: Arrillaga Family Recreation Center

Class code Fees Day/time Session dates
2036.111 $284/$382 Mon–Thu, 1–4 p.m.
Aug 8–12

Dance Expressions Summer Dance Camp 

Ages 8–Teen 

Join us for dance camp at Dance Expressions this summer! Each camp is designed to be full of high-energy fun that dancers, from beginning to advanced, won’t want to miss out on! Dancers will have the chance to work on their technique, flexibility, leaps, turns and so much more!  Students will be grouped according to age and ability. Please pack a healthy snack daily. Each week will end with a performance for family and friends Friday at 4:00. See you on the dance floor and tell a friend to join you!

Instructor: M. Fernandez and D. Fernandez

Location: Arrillaga Family Recreation Center

Class code Fees Day/time Session dates
2036.112 $334/$450 Mon–Thu, 2–5:30 p.m.
Fri, 2–4:30 p.m.
Jul 11–15
2036.113 $334/$450 Mon–Thu, 2–5:30 p.m.
Fri, 2–4:30 p.m.
Jul 25–29

Enrichment camps

Fun Children’s Yoga and Art Camp

Ages 5–8

Each day your child will experience the benefits of yoga through playful poses, breathing exercises, stories and games. Campers will also explore drawing, painting, clay, sharpie tie-dye and variety of materials to create arts and crafts projects to bring home and treasure. This camp offers a fun, positive and supportive environment. Please dress children accordingly as they get messy and pack snack, lunch and water bottle. Bring your own yoga mat but spare mats are available. A $10 materials fee payable to the instructor on the first day of camp.

Instructor: K. Sargis, Certified Children’s Yoga Instructor

Location: Arrillaga Family Recreation Center

Class code  Fees  Day/time Session dates
2067.101 $295/$397  Mon–Fri, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Aug 8–12

Virtual camps

Virtual Building Confidence in Public Speaking and Writing (Theme: Superheroes) 

Ages 7–12

Confidence is my superpower! The “Superheroes” theme-based activities, speech and debate topics make a fun learning environment for children. Students do tongue-twister challenges, storytelling, poems, games, debates, and presentations with props and dress up. Children learn to present with confidence, use emotion, and connect with the audience fluently. Shy students and talkative ones alike will benefit and learn from this class.

Instructor: S. Chen

Location: Arrillaga Family Recreation Center

Class code  Fees Day/time Session dates
2230.101 $189/$255  Mon–Fri, 3:30-5 p.m. Jun 13–17

Smart Money and Investing

Ages 8–14

A useful and fun camp that benefits and is loved by children and parents alike! This class introduces students to money management using activities like Comparative Shopping, Salary analysis, budgeting a trip, wants and need planning. Students learn how to track expenses and analyze them. Parents love to see their children become aware on these concepts.

Instructor: Sue Chen

Location: Arrillaga Family Recreation Center

Class code  Fees Day/time Session dates
2230.102 $189/$255  Mon–Fri, 10:30 a.m.–Noon
Jun 20–24

Public Speaking, Writing and Debating Skills (Theme: Sports and Team activities)

Ages 8–14

Be it sports or academics, students who have confidence as well as talent become successful. Bring out confidence in your children with this fun and exciting sports and team activity themed public speaking and Debate’s summer camp. Children learn to present with confidence, use emotion, and connect with the audience fluently. Students present motivational speeches, campaign speeches, debates, and town hall presentations on sports and related interesting topics! They participate in lot of team activities. Shy students and talkative ones alike will benefit and learn from this camp.

Instructor: S. Chen

Location: Arrillaga Family Recreation Center

Class code  Fees Day/time Session dates
2230.103 $189/$255 Mon–Fri, 3:30–5 p.m. Jun 20–24

Advanced Public Speaking and Debate Skills

Ages 8–14

Advanced is the camp for those who love to debate! Each camper will learn to write a well-structured and engaging speech, learn different styles such as narrative, descriptive and more. Campers will improve general knowledge on various current affairs topics, as they debate and understand both sides of the topic.

Instructor: S. Chen

Location: Arrillaga Family Recreation Center

Class code Fees Day/time Session dates
2230.104 $189/$255 Mon–Fri, 3:30–5 p.m. Jun 27–Jul 1

Public Speaking and Debate Skills (Theme: I love Nature!)

Ages 7–12

This camp helps students structure their thoughts to express their opinions effectively as well as listen to the other side. Using projects such as creating stories from pictures, writing rhyming poems and defining strange objects, this course is extremely helpful to participants. With interesting topics and aids such as props, stories, jokes and pictures, we make learning exciting and effective with this I love Nature camp!

Instructor: S. Chen

Location: Arrillaga Family Recreation Center

Class code  Fees Day/time Session dates
2230.105 $189/255 Mon–Fri, 3:30–5 p.m. Jul 11–15

Public Speaking, Writing and Debating Skills (Theme: Around the World in five days)

Ages 7–12

Bring out confidence in your children! This week theme is “Around the World in five days.” The theme-based activities, speech and debate topics make a fun learning environment for children. Students do tongue-twister challenges, storytelling, poems, games, debates, and presentations with props and dress up. Children learn to present with confidence, use emotion, and connect with the audience fluently. Shy students and talkative ones alike will benefit and learn from this class.

Instructor: S. Chen

Location: Arrillaga Family Recreation Center

Class code  Fees Day/time Session dates
2230.106 $189/$255 Mon–Fri, 3:30–5 p.m. Jul 18–22

Public Speaking TED Talks Style

Ages 9–14

This is an exciting summer camp where the students will pick topics do their research and then present their ideas TED Talk style in the class. The topics will cover a wide range of issues from global to local matters. The students will discuss some of the TED Talks and their speaker’s presentation styles. Watching children their age give real time TED talks can be very inspiring to students. At the last day of the camp, they will put up a TEDx style event.

Instructor: S. Chen

Location: Arrillaga Family Recreation Center

Class code Fees Day/time Session dates
2230.107 $189/$255 Mon–Fri, 10:30 a.m.–Noon Jul 25–29

Advanced Public Speaking and Debate Skills 

Ages 8–14  

Advanced is the camp for those who love to debate! Each camper will learn to write a well-structured and engaging speech, learn different styles such as narrative, descriptive and more. Campers will improve general knowledge on various current affairs topics, as they debate and understand both sides of the topic.

Instructor: S. Chen

Location: Arrillaga Family Recreation Center

Class code  Fees Day/time Session dates
2230.108  $189/$255 Mon–Fri, 3:30–5 p.m. Jul 25–29

Smart Money and Investing

Ages 8–14

A useful and fun camp that benefits and is loved by children and parents alike! This class introduces students to money management using activities like Comparative Shopping, Salary analysis, budgeting a trip, wants and need planning. Students learn how to track expenses and analyze them. Parents love to see their children become aware on these concepts.

Instructor: S. Chen 

Location: Arrillaga Family Recreation Center

Class code  Fees Day/time Session dates
2230.109 $189/$255 Mon–Fri, 10:30 a.m.–Noon
Aug 1–5

Building Confidence in Public Speaking and Writing (Theme: Superheroes)

Ages 7–12  

Confidence is my superpower! The “Superheroes” theme-based activities, speech and debate topics make a fun learning environment for children. Students do tongue-twister challenges, storytelling, poems, games, debates, and presentations with props and dress up. Children learn to present with confidence, use emotion, and connect with the audience fluently. Shy students and talkative ones alike will benefit and learn from this class.

Instructor: S. Chen 

Location: Arrillaga Family Recreation Center

Class code Fees Day/time Session dates
2230.110 $189/$255 Mon–Fri, 10:30 a.m.–Noon Aug 1–5

Public Speaking and Debate Skills (Theme: I love Nature!)

Ages 7–12

This camp helps students structure their thoughts to express their opinions effectively as well as listen to the other side. Using projects such as creating stories from pictures, writing rhyming poems and defining strange objects, this course is extremely helpful to participants. With interesting topics and aids such as props, stories, jokes and pictures, we make learning exciting and effective with this I love Nature camp!

Instructor: S. Chen 

Location: Arrillaga Family Recreation Center

Class code Fees Day/time Session dates
2230.111 $189/$255 Mon–Fri, 3:30–5 p.m. Aug 8–12