Specialty Summer Camps

Whether you’re looking for camps that are more inclusive, ones that cater to unique needs or care for younger children, these camps can help out.

Counselor in Training (CIT)

Corte Madera Camp

Corte Madera

Corte Madera summer camp creates a fun and positive experience with a variety of activities from indoor/outdoor games, sports, arts and crafts, cooking, volunteer opportunities, and special guest visits. 

Ages 5-12, 415.927.5072

Marin JCC Camp Kehillah

San Rafael

Marin JCC summer camp girls

Calling All Happy Campers for Camp Kehillah!

At Marin JCC’s Camp Kehillah, children enjoy a variety of activities from swimming, art, music, nature, cooking, Jewish cultural programs, field trips and more. 

Join us for summer camp from June 12 to August 18 at the Osher Marin JCC in San Rafael for goofy theme days, swimming, overnight adventures, and field trips. Register today! Everyone is welcome at the J! The OMJCC is located at 200 North San Pedro Road.

Ages 5-16, 415.444.8055, 415.444.8000

Marinwood Camp

San Rafael

Marinwood Camp kids

Hiking, swimming, dodgeball, making new friends, scavenger hunts, dress-up days, tug-o-war, crafting, tie-dye, storytelling, creek walks, obstacle courses, sports, waterslides, barbecues, and more. Marinwood’s award-winning summer camp program offers all the outdoor adventure of a stay away camp in a convenient day.

Ages 3-12, 415.479.0775

SRD Camp Strawberry Counselor in Training

Strawberry Recreation District

At Camp Strawberry Athlete Counselor in Training Camps children learn leadership skills and explore a variety of interests with daily activities that balance creative and athletic opportunities. 

Ages 10-14, 415.383.6494

Summer Day Camp-SGV Community Center

San Geronimo

San Geronimo summer camp is a homestyle camp where kids get to make friends, relax, and go with the flow. 

Ages 5-10, 415.488.8888

Childcare 

Lake Tahoe Sitters

Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe Sitters provides childcare by dedicated childcare professionals. 

530.545.1217

Community Center

Camp Funderblast 

Cascade Canyon School, Fairfax / HV Community Center, Scott Valley Club, Mill Valley

Camp Funderblast is a local day camp that focuses on fun and making sure each child feels loved, supported, and seen. 

Ages 4-11, 415.843.1730

Chabad Jewish Center of Novato

Novato

Camp Gan Israel is a summer program that includes field trips, swimming, sports, and crafts in Marin County and is built with innovative ideas and creative programs in a warm and vivacious environment. 

Ages 4-11, 415.878.6770

Dance Palace Camp

Point Reyes Station

Dance Palace Camp offers a diverse cultural education and helps kids develop positive relationships through hands-on activities in the natural world.

Ages 6-12, 415.663.1075

Summer Day Camp-SGV Community Center

San Geronimo

San Geronimo summer camp is a homestyle camp where kids get to make friends, relax, and go with the flow. 

Ages 5-10, 415.488.8888

Family

Camp Concord

South Lake Tahoe

At Camp Concord sleepaway camp, kids enjoy traditional camping activities like canoeing, kayaking, crawdad fishing, hiking, swimming, volleyball, arts and crafts, archery, camp fires under the starry night sky and more in the beautiful Lake Tahoe Outdoors. 

Ages 8-13, 925.671.3006

Camp Ocean Pines

Cambria

Camp Ocean Pines Summer program is a traditional camping experience that’s technology free and based on the three main goals for every camper: connect, explore, and grow in the great outdoors. 

Ages 7-15, 805.927.0254

Plantation Farm Camp

Cazadero

Farm camp is a traditional, coed overnight summer experience on a real working farm. Campers work to create a fun and safe environment that encourages independence and building long lasting friendships. 

Ages 8-17, 707.847.3494

Girl Scouts 

Camp Wasiu II

Sierra City

The Girl Scout Camp Wasiu II offers outdoor activities like archery, forest hikes, swimming and more while allowing girls to develop a strong sense of self and positive values, build healthy relationships, seek challenges, and have fun. 

Ages 5-17, 775.322.0642

Inclusive

Audubon Summer Adventure Camp

Tiburon

At the Audubon Summer Adventure Camp children build friendships as they explore, investigate and enjoy the great outdoors.

Ages 4-8, 415.388.2524

Branson Summer

Ross

Branson is located on 17 acres nestled in a small valley in the heart of Marin County. Summer programs use the full campus for experimentation, exploration and inspiration.

Ages 11-18, 415.454.3612

Dance Palace Camp

Point Reyes Station

Dance Palace Camp offers a diverse cultural education and helps kids develop positive relationships through hands-on activities in the natural world. 

Ages 6-12, 415.663.1075

Ready Set GO Therapy

Various Outdoor Locations in Marin

Ready Set Go Summer Camps

Friendship Explorations offers summer camps and year-round groups with a therapeutic twist! Operated by Ready Set GO Therapy and let by an expert licensed OT or Speech Therapist plus an assistant, our groups include up to 6 children and offer a 3:1 ratio. Our goal is for every child to feel successful and to have fun!

Through a combination of teaching and unstructured play, we address a wide variety of friendship and development skills such as:

  • Sensory processing
  • Emotional regulation
  • Following directions
  • Sequencing
  • Play skills
  • Balance and strength
  • Problem solving
  • Confidence building
  • Independence”

Ages 4-16, 415-339-8800

Religious 

Chabad Jewish Center of Novato

Novato

Camp Gan Israel is a summer program that includes field trips, swimming, sports, and crafts in Marin County and is built with innovative ideas and creative programs in a warm and vivacious environment. 

Ages 4-11, 415.878.6770

Marin Christian Academy Summer Day Camp

Novato 

The Marin Christian Academy Summer Day camp has STEAM activities, sports, film, lego camp, safar, grossology, sky dome, waterslides and more.

Ages 5-12, 415.892.5713

Marin JCC Camp Kehillah

San Rafael

Calling All Happy Campers for Camp Kehillah!

At Marin JCC’s Camp Kehillah, children enjoy a variety of activities from swimming, art, music, nature, cooking, Jewish cultural programs, field trips and more. 

Join us for summer camp from June 12 to August 18 at the Osher Marin JCC in San Rafael for goofy theme days, swimming, overnight adventures, and field trips. Register today! Everyone is welcome at the J! The OMJCC is located at 200 North San Pedro Road.

Ages 5-16, 415.444.8055, 415.444.8000

Special Needs 

Amplify Life’s CampLotsaFun

Lassen

At Amplify Life has skills-based camps that are designed to help youths learn in a classroom setting, participate in hands on activities, and go on community outings to explore career opportunities and meet local employers

Ages 14-22, 775.827.3866

Camp Ronald McDonald

Sacramento

Camp Ronald McDonald is an accessible, residential program for kids with a variety of medical needs, economic hardship and/or physical, developmental and/or emotional disabilities. 

Ages 7+, 916.734.4230

Ready Set GO Therapy

Various Outdoor Locations in Marin

Friendship Explorations offers summer camps and year-round groups with a therapeutic twist! Operated by Ready Set GO Therapy and let by an expert licensed OT or Speech Therapist plus an assistant, our groups include up to 6 children and offer a 3:1 ratio. Our goal is for every child to feel successful and to have fun!

Through a combination of teaching and unstructured play, we address a wide variety of friendship and development skills such as:

  • Sensory processing
  • Emotional regulation
  • Following directions
  • Sequencing
  • Play skills
  • Balance and strength
  • Problem solving
  • Confidence building
  • Independence

Ages 4-16, 415-339-8800

Winston Preparatory School

San Rafael

Winston Prep Marin County is part of Winston Preparatory School’s nationally recognized network of schools for students with learning differences, including dyslexia, ADHD, and nonverbal learning disorders (NVLD). Learn how we design a comprehensive, individualized academic program for students learning differences grades 4-12 and help them thrive!

Visit or contact Kristen Atkins, Head of School, [email protected] for an in person visit.

Specialty

Branson Summer

Ross

Branson is located on 17 acres nestled in a small valley in the heart of Marin County. Summer programs use the full campus for experimentation, exploration and inspiration.

Ages 11-18, 415.454.3612

Camp Integem

Larkspur, San Francisco

Camp Integem is a top AR Educational camp and empowers children to explore, design, and innovate with future tech.

Ages 5-18, 408.459.0657

Chabad Jewish Center of Novato

Novato

Camp Gan Israel is a summer program that includes field trips, swimming, sports, and crafts in Marin County and is built with innovative ideas and creative programs in a warm and vivacious environment. 

Ages 4-11, 415.878.6770

House of Air

San Francisco

At house of air summer camp children enjoy a variety of activities from trampoline dodgeball, training zone access and instruction, outdoor sports, arts and crafts, games, and hikes in the Presidio all with the support of excellent camp counselors. 

Ages 7-12, 415.345.9675

Marin JCC Camp Kehillah

San Rafael

Calling All Happy Campers for Camp Kehillah!

At Marin JCC’s Camp Kehillah, children enjoy a variety of activities from swimming, art, music, nature, cooking, Jewish cultural programs, field trips and more. 

Join us for summer camp from June 12 to August 18 at the Osher Marin JCC in San Rafael for goofy theme days, swimming, overnight adventures, and field trips. Register today! Everyone is welcome at the J! The OMJCC is located at 200 North San Pedro Road.

Ages 5-16, 415.444.8055, 415.444.8000

Mill Valley Recreation Summer Camps 

Mill Valley

The Mill Valley Recreation summer camp program offers splash/day camps, art, theater, sports, wellness, counselor in training (CIT), adaptive Needs and more. 

Ages 3-14, 415.383.1370

Ready Set GO Therapy

Various Outdoor Locations in Marin

Friendship Explorations offers summer camps and year-round groups with a therapeutic twist! Operated by Ready Set GO Therapy and let by an expert licensed OT or Speech Therapist plus an assistant, our groups include up to 6 children and offer a 3:1 ratio. Our goal is for every child to feel successful and to have fun!

Through a combination of teaching and unstructured play, we address a wide variety of friendship and development skills such as:

  • Sensory processing
  • Emotional regulation
  • Following directions
  • Sequencing
  • Play skills
  • Balance and strength
  • Problem solving
  • Confidence building
  • Independence”

Ages 4-16, 415-339-8800

Traditional 

Chabad Jewish Center of Novato

Novato

Camp Gan Israel is a summer program that includes field trips, swimming, sports, and crafts in Marin County and is built with innovative ideas and creative programs in a warm and vivacious environment. 

Ages 4-11, 415.878.6770

Marin JCC Camp Kehillah

San Rafael

Calling All Happy Campers for Camp Kehillah!

At Marin JCC’s Camp Kehillah, children enjoy a variety of activities from swimming, art, music, nature, cooking, Jewish cultural programs, field trips and more. 

Join us for summer camp from June 12 to August 18 at the Osher Marin JCC in San Rafael for goofy theme days, swimming, overnight adventures, and field trips. Register today! Everyone is welcome at the J! The OMJCC is located at 200 North San Pedro Road.

Ages 5-16, 415.444.8055, 415.444.8000

Young Child

ARTifact

Corte Madera, San Francisco

ARTifact summer camp uses the a cross between art and anthropology to educate and promote creativity 

Ages 5-12, 415.335.9338

Children’s Cottage Co-Op

Larkspur

The Children’s Cottage Co-Op offers a range of play-based activities including arts and crafts, music, stories, dance, math, construction, and group circle times.  

Ages 2.5-5, 415.461.0822

Marin Primary and Middle School Summer Day Camp

Larkspur

Marin Primary & Middle School’s day camp is a magical time for children! We provide a safe, nurturing, and fun environment in which children can make new friends, enjoy activities, create works of art, and learn new things. We offer full day and half day options for ages 2 years (by June 1st) through entering 2nd Grade. For more information, visit our website.

Ages 2-7, 415.924.2608

Vision Tech Camps

Danville, El Cerrito

Vision Tech has a range of programs including a Minecraft camp, programming camp, video game design camp, and a robotics and engineering camp where children learn new STEM skills and allows them to feel empowered to become the next generation of developers, game designers, coders, entrepreneurs, and engineers.

Ages 7-17, 925.699.9602