Summer Camps in San Mateo

Published May 20, 2015 | Updated Oct 28, 2019

School’s almost out! Looking for some fun and enriching camps for your kids? Well look no further, because here is a great list for you to check out. We love summer camps because it promotes continuous learning through the summer break, but in a fun and exciting atmosphere where kids will make lasti

Kids’ summer camps in San Mateo for an unforgettable summer 2014‘s summer programs strongly emphasize Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics [STEM] as well as technology-enabled Media Arts.  Our target audience ranges from students entering 4th grade to entering high school, plus an exploratory robotics program for entering grades 1-3.  We emphasize self-paced, technology-rich, hands on activities with a low ratio of students to instructors.

Hillbarn Theatre

Hillbarn Theatre is a community theater founded in 1936 and operated under the auspices of the Adult Learning Division of the College of San Mateo (CSM). The Hillbarn Theatre Conservatory offers many wonderful Summer Camps that promise non-stop dancing, singing and fun.

College for Kids

College for Kids is an award-winning summer program celebrating 22 years of fun learning! These popular enrichment camps encourage 5th to 8th graders to explore new subjects and develop their skills through hands-on classes in computers, creative arts, math, sciences, digital media, sports and language arts.

Wizbots- Imagineering for Kids

Wizbots is the #1 provider of Imagineering programs for kids (grades 2-8) in the San Francisco Bay Area. This is all we do, and we do it year round through after school programs and summer camps. We combine LEGO® robotics with a vast array of interesting projects, materials and choices to engage campers in product design, tech challenges, team games, and open-ended creativity.

Serendipity School

Serendipity School‘s mission is to challenge each individual child to be the very best he or she can be. Serendipity’s exciting, dynamic and engaging summer program is made up of two key components: Group Time and Focused Activities.


TechKnowHow® offers fun and enriching Computer and LEGO® Summer Day Camps for students, ages 5-16, in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our goal is to have students learn how to do some amazing things with technology — all in a supportive and fun atmosphere!

National Academy of Athletics

National Academy of Athletics takes pride in offering camps that are extraordinary!  At our camps, your child will get the opportunity to participate in all kinds of sports including baseball, football, volleyball, field hockey, lacrosse and more.  By signing up for one of our camps, your child will get taught by top quality and passionate staff coaches and learn new skills and make new friends for life!

Edventure More – Camp Edmo and Camp EdTech

Edventure More‘s award-winning summer camps feature hands-on activities designed by the Bay Area’s top museums! They inspire creativity and help avoid summer learning loss. Kids build important practical skills, but also life skills such as curiosity, confidence, kindness, teamwork, and problem solving.

Marina’s Sewing School

Marina’s Sewing School was originally founded by owner and sewing instructor Marina Dulman. Marina’s summer camp is focused on sewing clothing that children can wear as well as creating craft and jewelry projects.

Twin Dragon Kung Fu Academy Inc.

Twin Dragon has been teaching martial arts to children and adults in San Carlos for over 13 years. Our programs stress the importance of discipline, respect and hard work. As instructors, we strive to develop a family like community in our school through our caring and involved instructors and the values we teach our students.

San Francisco Zoo

The wildly popular ZooCamp gives kids the chance to learn about animals, their habitats, and how we care for them. Craft projects and games reinforce the concepts taught. There will also be keeper talks, observation walks and lots of hands-on activities will keep kids enthralled!

Looking for other camps, classes or family-friendly events?

ChatterBlock has tons of ideas for your family! Find all the Popular Events happening in the Peninsula, and more camps & classes your community has to offer.

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