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Presidio Kids: 2020 Summer Camps in the Presidio

Thursday, Feb 20, 2020 Category Kids and Family

Summer will be here before you know it – do you know how your kids will spend their school break? If you’re still making plans, not to fret. We’ve got our 2020 Summer Camps in the Presidio list to share! From animation classes to outdoor experiences, there are options for everyone.

Note: We’re continuing to update the list, so check in again in the coming weeks as more summer camps are added.

Camp EDMO

About
A camp where campers can not only discover things about themselves, but also learn about the world around them. Camp EDMO weekly themes feature fun activities designed in partnership with local museums, universities, and industry professionals.

Where in the Presidio
TBD

Age for Campers
Grades K – 4.

Dates/Times
Weekly Camps: Monday – Friday, 7/20 – 8/21, 9 am – 3 pm
Extended morning and evening hours offered.

Price
$449 until 2/29

Contact
https://campedmo.org/locations/presidio/
info@campedmo.org
(877) 993-6673


Cow Hollow School Summer Program

About
This program provides a curriculum inviting children to use creative, critical, and expressive languages while they explore the beautiful natural spaces within the Presidio.

Where in the Presidio
Cow Hollow School
65 Funston Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94129

Age for Campers
3 – 5 years and 9 months old

Dates/Times
Two-week to three-week camp options: Monday - Friday, 9 am – 2 pm
Session 1 (3 weeks): 6/29 – 7/17 (3rd of July CLOSED)
Session 2 (2 weeks): 7/20 – 7/31

Price
$1250 - $3125. Visit their website to learn more.

Contact
https://cowhollowschool.org/summer/
admissions@cowhollowschool.org
tvalentino@cowhollowschool.org
*(415) 921-2328


Lone Mountain Children's Center

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

Where in the Presidio 
Lone Mountain Children's Center 

1806 Belles Street, San Francisco, CA 94129 

Age for campers
For 3 to 5 year-old preschool-age children.

Dates/Times
Mid-June through July (Contact for more info)

Price
Contact for more information.

Contact
http://lonemountain.org/summer-camp/
admin@lonemountain.org
(415) 876-0057​


Presidio Y Camp

About
With several camps to choose from, the Presidio Y has an option for every camper! They provide a range of traditional, specialty, and sport camps. Their exclusive YBike camps are a great way to build bike skills and confidence through their Bike experts.

Where in the Presidio
Sports & YRangers Camps-
Main Post Gym:
63 Funston Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94129

Traditional, Specialty & Middle School Camps-
Letterman Gym:
1151 Gorgas Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94129 

Age for campers
Grades K-8. Volunteer opportunities for grades 8-12.

Dates/Times
Weekly Camps: Monday – Friday, 6/8 – 8/14, 9 am – 4:30 pm
Free extended care hours. 

Price
$380 - $450 depending on Camp and Membership Type

Contact
https://www.ymcasf.org/programs/summer-camp-presidio
Camp Admin Team: presidioycamp@ymcasf.net
(415) 447-9692
Kelsey Roderer, Camp and Outdoors Program Director: kroderer@ymcasf.net
(415) 447-9695


Batter's Box SF

About
Pack a lunch and bring your baseball gear! Here’s a chance for kids to have fun and work on a number of baseball fundamentals, including hitting, pitching, stealing bases, and taking ground balls in the cage. They’ll also get the chance to take the game outside with a run to the beach, where fly balls are thrown and diving is encouraged. Team whiffle ball and tug-o-war on a grassy field makes for a great time, too. Book online and use promo code “early summer” for $50.00 off before June 1.

Where in the Presidio
Batter's Box SF
933b Old Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94133

Age for campers
6-18 year-olds

Dates/Times
Weekly camps: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Ages 6-12: 3/25 – 3/29, 4/15 – 4/19, 6/10 – 6/14, 6/24 – 6/28, 7/15 – 7/19, 7/29 – 8/2 Ages 12-18: 2/18, 3/4 – 3/8, 3/25 – 3/29, 4/15 – 4/19, 6/17 – 6/21, 7/8 – 7/12, 8/5 – 8/9

Price
$375

Contact
https://battersboxsf.com/camps/
kyle@battersboxsf.com
(707) 412-8228


House of Air – “House of Summer Camp”

About
Join us for Camp at House of Air San Francisco! Youth flyers will have exclusive access to the Matrix and Dodgeball Colosseum before the park opens taking part in trampoline games. One of the coolest parts of camp is when flyers spend time with our Training Ground pros and learn all the flips and tricks. In addition to all the fun jumping, flyers will enjoy sports, games, activities, and lunch in the wonderful surroundings of the Presidio and Crissy Field.

Where in the Presidio
House of Air
926 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94129

Age for Campers
7-12 year-olds

Dates/Times
Weekly camps: Monday – Friday, 6/8 - 8/21
Morning Camp Session: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Afternoon Camp Session: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
All Day Camp Session: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Price
$135 - $375

Contact
https://houseofair.com/san-francisco/programs/camps/
info@houseofair.com
(415) 345-9675


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 8/3-8/7, 8/10-8/14, 8/17-8/21 9am - 2pm
Weekly Teen Camps: Monday – Friday 8/3-8/7, 8/10-8/14, 8/17-8/21 2pm – 5pm
Extended day available

Price
$379 – $479

Contact
https://www.itsyogakids.com/schedule/product/15-it-s-yoga-camps
https://www.itsyogakids.com/f-a-q#Camp-FAQs
info@itsyogakids.com
(415) 750-9990


Planet Granite Summer Camp

About
Planet Granite offers climbing camps during summer break! During a week at climbing camp, your kids will explore all of the features of the gym. They’ll have fun on the bouldering walls, high roped climbing, and play awesome climbing games. Every camper receives a free PG Kids T-shirt!

Where in the Presidio
Planet Granite
924 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94129

Age for Campers
5-17 years-old

Dates/Times
Weekly Morning Camps:
Monday – Friday, 9am – 12pm, 5-12 year olds
Weekly Afternoon Camps:
Monday – Friday, 1pm – 5pm, 5-17 year olds

Price
9am-12pm $255
1pm-5pm $320

Contact
www.planetgranite.com/sf
(415) 692-3434


Urban Backpackers

About
Urban Backpackers will backpack through a national park right and strengthen their connection to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. All campers will walk 3-5 miles per day while carrying a 15-20 pound backpack. The trip begins at Lands End, where youth hike to Rob Hill Campground to spend their first night. The next day, the group will backpack across the Golden Gate Bridge and camp in the Marin Headlands. Urban Backpackers are provided with tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, and all meals during their journey.

Where in the Presidio
Crissy Field Center - 1199 East Beach, San Francisco, CA 94129

Age for Campers
6th-8th graders

Dates/Times
July 13-17 (Mon-Fri)
8:45am-3:30pm

Price
$450 (scholarship application available-see site for more info)

Contact
https://www.parksconservancy.org/programs/crissy-field-center-summer-camps
Pahoua Lee - PLee@ParksConservancy.org
(415) 692-3434


Adventure Backpackers

About
In this playful and creative inquiry-based outdoor camp, campers learn to develop their observational and collaborative skills. Campers also work together to address problems relevant to themselves and to the parks. Participants go on daily excursions into different areas of the Presidio, meet with Park Rangers, and explore the park’s biodiversity all along the way.

Where in the Presidio
Crissy Field Center - 1199 East Beach, San Francisco, CA 94129

Age for Campers
7th – 9th graders

Dates/Times
July 27-31 (Mon-Fri)
8:45am-3:30pm

Price
$450 (scholarship application available-see site for more info)

Contact
https://www.parksconservancy.org/programs/crissy-field-center-summer-camps
Pahoua Lee - PLee@ParksConservancy.org
(415) 692-3434


Nature Nurture

About
Created and based on the same premise as Nature Nurture's Core ROOTS class, Nature Nurture Summer CAMP is about Safety, FUN, and Respect while children learn and practice the ever-important life skill and fine art of honoring (being kind to) all living things, including others and themselves. Rich, exciting, and personally-chosen hands-on experiences with nature, knowledge, negotiation, and the basic niceties of life provide your child with lots of opportunities to explore and expand their world, imagination and character while creating life-long skills and memories...all within the amazing Presidio National Park Site!

Where in the Presidio
Throughout the Presidio
Pick-up and drop-off at the lawn outside of the Presidio Bowling Center
93 Moraga Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94129

Age for Campers
Ages 3-6 year-olds. Junior Camp Leaders age 7-14. Counselor-in-Training 14-17
*Bathroom independent

Dates/Times
6/8/2020-8/21/2020
All CAMPS sessions are Monday-Friday.
Morning session: for ages 3-4s (8:30-11:30)
Afternoon session: for ages 4-6s (1:30-4:30)
Morning or afternoon session: for ages 7-14 (Jr. CAMP Leader)
Morning or afternoon session: for ages 15-17 (Counselor-in-Training)

Price
Before 2/29 - $345
Between 3/1 – 6/7- $360
Between 6/8 – 8/21 - $375

Contact
www.naturenurture.com
linda@naturenurture.com
(415) 939-8911


The Marine Explorers Camp

About
The Randall Museum collaborates with the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary to provide one week Marine Explorers Field Trip Day Camps. Campers visit local Marine environments, such as tide pools, the Bay, and even go kayaking! This year, the Marine Explorers Camp is offering six weeks of Marine Explorers Field Trip Day Camp. This camp does not offer extended care.

Where in the Presidio
Campers are dropped off and picked up at the Visitor’s Center of the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary at 991 Marine Drive, Presidio of San Francisco, CA 94129.

Age for Campers
8-12 years-old

Dates/Times
Weekly camps, Monday – Friday 7/6 – 8/14, 9am – 5pm
*Campers may only participate in one weekly session.

Price
$550/camper

Contact
http://sfrecpark.org/406/Recreation-Programs
rpdinfo@sfgov.org
(415) 831-2700
https://www.randallmuseum.org/marine-explorers-fieldtrip-day-camp/
info@randallmuseum.org
(415) 554-9600
*Please check with the SF Recreation and Parks office for the 2020 registration date.


Parks Plus Creation – Coyote Camp

About
Parks Plus Creation Coyote Camps are all about discovery and following the interests of the children and draw from Reggio Emilia philosophy and Forest Kindergarten approach. Each day Parks Plus Creation provide open-ended materials to further our play, such as digging tools, magnifying glasses, drawing, painting and sculpting materials, books, games. and more! Each day is a new adventure and provides opportunity to build new relationships and make new discoveries together.

Where in the Presidio
Throughout the Presidio. Pickup and drop off vary between Andy Goldsworthy’s Spire and Julius Kahn Playground.

Age for Campers
3-6 years-old, mixed ages

Dates/Times
Weekly Camps, Monday – Friday, 6/8 – 8/21, 9 am – 3 pm (mid and full day offered with extended care until 4:30 pm)

Price
$230 - $550 Additional fees for extended care

Contact
https://www.parkspluscreation.com/coyote-camp
Megan and Llana at parkspluscreation@gmail.com
(415) 941-7994


The Walt Disney Family Museum Animation Classes

About
Enjoy summer animation 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
All Summer Classes Monday – Friday, 9am - 3pm

Experimental Animation
(Grades 3-5): 6/8 – 6/19
(Grades 6-8): 6/22 – 7/3
The Heroine’s Journey
(Grades 5-8): 6/8 – 6/19
From Sketch to Screen: World-Building
(Grades 9-12): 6/22 – 7/3
From Head to Toe: Character Design
(Grades 6-12): 7/6-7/17
3D Animation
(Grades 9-12): 7/6-7/17
Digital 2D Animation
(Grades 6-12): 7/20-7/31
Around the World
(Grades 3-5): 7/20-7/31

Price
Member: $700 - $800
Non-Member: $800 - $900

Contact
https://www.waltdisney.org/education/classes
Travis Lacina, Education Studio Manager
tlacina@wdfmuseum.org
(415) 345-6848

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