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PRESIDIO KIDS: 2017 Summer Camps in the Presidio

Friday, Feb 03, 2017 Category Kids and Family; Recreation and Wellness; Nature and Science

If you're looking for fun summer camps that will keep your child's mind and body engaged in the Presidio, we've got some ideas for you - whether your child likes to explore a new interest every week, or stick with one passion all summer long.

General Day Camps:


Camp Edmo

About

A camp where campers can discover some awesome stuff about themselves and the world around them. Weekly themes feature fun activities designed in partnership with local museums, universities, and with industry professionals.

Where in the Presidio

Julius Kahn Playground

W Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94129

Age for Campers

Grades K – 4. Leadership opportunities for 8th+.

Dates/Times

Weekly Camps: Monday – Friday, 7/24 – 8/25, 9 am – 3 pm

Extended morning and evening hours offered.

Price

$399 until Feb 28, 2017

After Feb 28 = $419

Contact

https://campedmo.org/quick-search/?location%5B%5D=the-presidio

Caring Creatives® Art+Nature® / Facilitator in Training (F.I.T.)

About

Art+Nature® 2017 Summer Camp Packages are designed just for you and your child in mind by Caring Creatives®. This exploration-based curriculum invites campers to hike in the Presidio, climb, play, and create art inspired by nature.

Where in the Presidio

Throughout the Presidio

Pickup and drop off at Julius Kahn Playground

W Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94129

Age for Campers

2.5 y- 13 years-old

*Mixed-age groups create a balance and sense of community. Learn more about the Facilitator in Training (F.I.T.) program for your children, ages 8-13, by visiting their website.

Dates/Times

Weekly, and 2 Consecutive Week Camps: Monday – Friday or Tuesday and Thursday, 6/5 – 30, 7/17 – 9/1, 9am – 12pm or 9am – 2pm

Single Day Drop-Ins available as space permits one week prior to camp date.

Price

$322 - $1590

Contact

caringcreatives.com

(415) 796-2336   

support@caringcreatives.com


Cow Hollow School Summer Program

About

Provides a curriculum inviting children to explore their creative, critical, and expressive languages while they explore the beautiful natural spaces in the Presidio.

Where in the Presidio

Cow Hollow School

65 Funston Avenue San Francisco, CA 94129

Age for Campers

3 – 5 year-olds

Dates/Time

One-week to two-week camp options: Monday - Friday, 7/3 – 8/4, 9 am – 2 pm

Price

$1050 - $2441. Visit their website for to learn more.

Contact

cowhollowschool.org


Lone Mountain Children's Center

What the Camp is

Preschool-age children are offered a weekly theme based camp.

Where in the Presidio

Lone Mountain Children's Center

1806 Belles Street, San Francisco 94129

Age for campers

For 3 to 5 year-old preschool-age children. To be eligible a child must turn 3 by March 2017, have had some prior preschool experience, and not be in diapers or pull-ups.

Dates/Times

Weekly Camps: Monday – Friday, 6/12 – 6/30 and 7/10 –7/28, choice of either 8:30 am – 12:30 pm or 9 am – 1 pm (varies by week)

Price

$375

Contact

admin@lonemountain.org


Presidio Y Camp

About

Younger campers will enjoy outdoor exploration, arts and crafts, swimming, and a variety of sports. Tween campers will focus on youth development and incorporate exploration, decision making, and leadership building.

Where in the Presidio

Presidio YMCA

63 Funston Ave, San Francisco, CA 94129

Age for Campers

Grades K-8. Volunteer opportunities for grades 9-12.

Dates/Times

Weekly Camps: Monday – Friday, 5/31 – 8/11, 9 am – 4:30 pm

Free extended care hours.

Price

$185 - $385

Contact

Allison Ambrozy, Camp Director: AAmbrozy@ymcasf.net

www.ymcasf.org/programs/camp-presidio


Sports Camps:


Batter's Box SF

About

Campers will enjoy a well-rounded baseball camp with hitting, pitching, base running, and fielding practice both indoors and outdoors. Appropriate for all skill levels.

Where in the Presidio

Batter's Box SF

933b Old Mason St San Francisco, CA 94133

Age for Campers

5-12 year-olds

Dates/Times

Weekly camps: Monday – Friday 6/12 – 16, 6/26 – 6/30, 7/10 – 7/14, 7/24 – 7/28, 8/7 – 8/11, 9:30 am – 3 pm

Price

On or before April 30, 2017 - $300

May 1, 2017 and on - $325

Contact

Contact@battersboxsf.com


House of Air

About

Campers are offered access to Matrix and Dodgeball Colosseum. They will also enjoy trampoline games, time with Training Ground pros, and more.

Where in the Presidio

House of Air

926 Mason St, San Francisco, Ca 94129

Age for Campers

7-12 year-olds

Dates/Times

Weekly camps: Monday – Friday, 6/5 - 8/11, 9 am-1 pm

Price

$350

$75/day drop in

Contact

Carlee Williams, Programs Manager - cwilliams@houseofair.com


It’s Yoga, Kids + Teen Camps

About

Campers stretch their bodies and minds with daily guided yoga practice, outdoor exploration, art, reflection time, and dance.

Where in the Presidio

It's Yoga, Kids (Inside A Body of Work)

569 Ruger Street, San Francisco, CA 94129

Age for Campers

4 – 18 years-old

Dates/Times

Weekly Kids Camps: Monday – Friday 8/7 – 21, 9am to 3pm

Weekly Teen Camps: Monday – Friday 8/7 – 21, 3pm – 6pm

Price

$379 – $479

Contact

info@itsyogakids.com


Planet Granite Summer Camp

About

Campers will enjoy a climbing camp (no experience necessary) at Planet Granite.

Where in the Presidio

Planet Granite

924 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94129

Age for Campers

5-13 years-old

Dates/Times

Weekly camps: Monday – Friday, 1 pm – 5 pm. Camps available 6/5 – 8/18. 3-day camps during the week of July 4th (drop-in climbing available 7/3 & 7/4).

Price

$280

*Shoes are an additional $2/day or $10/session.

Contact

415-692-3434

www.planetgranite.com/sf


Presidio Junior Fundamentals Golf Camps

About

For beginner to intermediate junior golfers. Campers will enjoy a summer filled with fun – this includes a developmental approach to golf instruction at San Francisco's historic Presidio Golf Course.

Where in the Presidio

Presidio Golf Course

300 Finley Rd. San Francisco, Ca 94129

Age for Campers

Ages 6 to 14

Dates/Times

Weekly camp for 6-10 year-olds: Monday – Friday, 6/5 – 6/30 and 7/10 – 9/2, 9 am – 12 pm

Weekly camp for 10-14 year-olds: Monday – Friday, 6/5 – 6/30 and 7/10 – 9/2, 9 am – 3 pm

Price

$650 - $1200

Contact

*Online registration opens February 7, 2017 at: www.presidiogolf.com/course/junior-camps/

Email: mwright@presidiogolf.com


Nature Camps:


Junior Rangers

About

Explore the Junior Ranger theme: "Learn, Explore, Protect" by participating in stewardship projects, camping out under the stars at Rob Hill Campground in the Presidio, and working toward earning the Presidio Junior Ranger Badge.

Where in the Presidio

Throughout the Presidio and several Bay Area parks

Pickup and Drop off at Crissy Field Center

1199 East Beach, San Francisco CA 94129

Ages

Grades 4 – 6

Dates/Times

10 day camps, 6/12 – 23, 7/10 – 7/21, 7/24 – 8/4, 9am – 4pm

Aftercare available

Price

$750

*Scholarships available

Contact

PaHoua Lee (plee@parksconservancy.org) 415-561-7764

Mags Hines (mhines@parksconservancy.org) 415-561-7754


Nature Nurture:

About

Nature Nurture has been hosting camps in the Presidio for 13 years! Campers enjoy child-paced nature walks, explorations, and adventures throughout the Presidio.

Where in the Presidio

Throughout the Presidio

Pick-up and drop-off at the lawn outside of the Presidio Bowling Center

93 Moraga Ave, San Francisco, CA 94129

Age for Campers

Ages 3-6 year-olds. Junior Camp Leaders age 7+.

Dates/Times

Weekly camps, Monday – Friday, 6/12 – 30, 7/3 – 8/18. Mornings (8:30 – 11:30) or Afternoons (1:30 – 4:30)

No camp afternoons July 24-28, 2017

No camp afternoons August 14-18, 2017

Price

On or before 3/1/17 - $320

Between 3/2 – 6/11/17 - $345

Between 6/12 – 8/18/17 - $355

Contact

linda@naturenurture.com

415-751-4000


Presidio Trekkers

About

This playful and creative inquiry-based camp embraces the curiosity and creativity of young children while helping to foster an intuitive framework for future learning through outdoor, experiential educational techniques to foster environmental literacy, comfort in the outdoors, and teamwork skills for elementary-aged children.

Where in the Presidio

Throughout the Presidio

Pickup and Drop off at Crissy Field Center

1199 East Beach, San Francisco CA 94129

Ages

Grades 2 - 3

Dates/Times

10 day camp, 6/12 – 6/23, 9am – 4pm

Aftercare available

Price

$650

*Scholarships available

Contact

PaHoua Lee (plee@parksconservancy.org) 415-561-7764

Mags Hines (mhines@parksconservancy.org) 415-561-7754


The Marine Explorers Camp

About

This field-trip based summer camp offers hands-on experiences while exploring the sanctuary's various marine habitats, such as rocky shores, sandy beaches, and estuaries.

Where in the Presidio

Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Visitor Center

991 Marine Drive, San Francisco, CA 94129

Age for Campers

8-12 years-old

Dates/Times

Weekly camps, Monday – Friday 6/5 – 30 and 7/17 – 8/11, 9am – 5pm 

*Campers may only participate in one weekly session.

Price

$425/camper

Contact

For curriculum and logistical questions: Rietta.hohman@noaa.gov (415)530-5372

Registration and Scholarship questions: SF Rec and Park and/or the Randall Museum

www.sfrecpark.org/about/

www.randallmuseum.org/programs/

*Registration opens on SF Recreation and Parks on March 18th at 10 am.


Art Camps:


Parks Plus Creation – Coyote Camp

About

Coyote Camp is an all-weather, play-based, outdoor camp. Each day campers are provided open-ended materials to further our play, such as digging tools, magnifying glasses, drawing, painting and sculpting materials, books, games and more!

Where in the Presidio
Throughout the Presidio

Pickup and drop off vary between Inspiration Point and Julius Kahn Playground

Age for cCmpers

3-6 years-old

*Children must be bathroom independent

Dates/Times

Weekly Camps, Monday – Friday, 6/5 – 30, 7/10 – 8/25, 9 am – 4:30 pm (mid and full day offered, partial week offered)

Price

$115 - $485

Contact

*Registration Opens Monday February 13th at 7 am.

415-941-7994              

parkspluscreation@gmail.com


Presidio Dance Theatre

About

Experience the performing arts through specialty summer camps at Presidio Performing Arts Center. Morning and full day camps are offered for preschoolers-elementary school age, with a Ballet Intensive for Intermediate and Advanced.

Where in the Presidio

Presidio Performing Arts Center

386 Moraga Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94129

Age for Campers

2.5 – 12 years-old; Intensive 12 – 16

Dates/Times

Ages 2.5 – 5: Monday – Friday, 6/12 –30, 7/10 – 8/11, 9:15 am – 12:15pm

(optional supervised lunch 12:15pm to 1:00pm)

Ages 5 – 12: Monday – Friday, 6/12 –30, 7/10 – 8/11, 10 am-4:30 pm

Ages 12 – 16: Monday – Friday, 6/12-30, 10 am – 4 pm

Price

$300 -$750

Contact

415 561-3958

info@presidiodance.org

http://www.PresidioDance.org


The Walt Disney Family Museum Animation Classes

About

Enjoy summer classes that foster creativity and innovation by providing students with the opportunity to learn, practice, and perfect skills essential to the screen arts.

Where in the Presidio

The Walt Disney Family Museum

104 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94129

Age for Campers

3rd Grade to High School

Dates/Times

Grade 3-5: Monday – Friday, 6/5-16, 9 am – 4 pm

Grade 5-8: Monday – Saturday, 7/3-15, (No class Tuesday, July 4), 9 am – 4 pm

Middle School: Monday – Friday, 6/19—30, 7/10-14, and 7/17-28, 9 am – 4 pm

High School: Monday – Friday, 6/19-30 and 7/17-29, 9 am – 4 pm

High School: Tue. – Sat. 8/1-12, 9 am – 4 pm

Price

Member: $350 - $700

Non-Member: $450 - $800​

Contact

Education Studio Manager, Travis Lacina, 415-345-6848

tlacina@wdfmuseum.org