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Top Summer Camps in Sacramento

Published Jan 27, 2020 | Updated Feb 19, 2020

Summer 2020 is around the corner! Having fun while doing some your favourite activities, is a great way to enjoy the summer, and these camps are here to help, each offering some great fun programs for kids.

In the Sacramento area, there are several choices of summer camps available for kids this year. Whether your kids are interested in sports, martial arts, wilderness camps, arts & crafts, or just about anything else, you can just pick the best option from the following list and get ready for an awesome summer!


Camp EDMO is a non-profit summer camp provider, that creates high-quality, high-access science, maker and technology programs that foster intellectual, social, emotional, and physical intelligence in all children. By partnering with top Bay Area museums and educational thought leaders, the organization's unique framework incorporates the latest and most scientifically proven methods of whole child development.

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iD Tech Camps

Got a tech-savvy kid? A great camp to consider this summer is iD Tech camps. iD Tech is a leader in summer STEM education programs for students ages 6–18.

Kickstart your kid's future in STEM with over 50 cutting-edge courses. From coding and game development to robotics and design, students will build in-demand skills and innovate like a pro with industry-standard tech tools.

Their camps are inclusive & offer fun learning environments where students are empowered with the skills they need to reimagine our tech-driven world.

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Powerhouse Science Center

Powerhouse camps combine innovative science projects, creativity challenges, outdoor games and, of course, FUN! Curriculum revolves around central themes such as space, nature, and general science. All their science activities are taught by experienced, professional staff educators. They have various camps for kids from grade K to grade 6.

Advantage Basketball Camps

Advantage Basketball Camps are nationally recognized as one of the Top ball handling camps in the world. Your kid will experience the most intense, fun, and invigorating basketball training.

These camps are designed to bring out the best in children: increased respect for sportsmanship, enhanced fundamental athletic abilities, and a deeper understanding of teamwork and responsibility. 


Through innovative hands-on projects, you will enjoy the intricacies of Holographic AR programming, computer animation, learn fascinating STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) concepts, understand the art and science of user-centric design, practice public speaking and communication skills. What’s more fun than dreaming up stories, making friends, and exploring the magic of Holographic AR at your own pace with Silicon Valley’s very best engineers and designers?

PGA Junior Golf Camps

PGA Junior Golf Camps teach golf’s traditions and techniques to boys & girls between the ages of 6 – 17.

PGA offer both half & full day camps. Half Day Camps are designed for the “new junior golfer” as well as the intermediate level junior where campers learn or hone their skills with a strong emphasis placed on golf  fundamentals. Full Day Camps provide an excellent opportunity for junior golfers to improve their technical skills as well as develop strong course management skills.

Baseball Mentoring Program

Baseball Mentoring Program (BMP) shares the latest philosophy in baseball/softball lessons and instructions. They teach their trainees using the latest techniques in pitching, hitting, and fielding.

Their program also provides its members with the mental make-up and preparation to have success on and off the field. 

Fairytale Town FunCamps

Fairytale Town is offering 24 exciting and educational weeklong summer camps for children this year! They have various morning and afternoon sessions for kids ages 4 – 9. Each camp is designed for a specific age group and features a unique theme, including visual art, animals, gardening, puppetry, literature, theatre arts and more

Sierra Mountain Music Camp

Sierra Mountain Music Camp(SMMC) began as an effort to boost school music programs and provide a unique experience in a beautiful environment, with dedicated directors and staff. The activities at SMMC includes games, camp fire nights, arts & crafts, sports & archery, zipline, rock climing and more.

Casa de Espanol

Casa de Espanol camps have been designed with age appropriate activities to help develop students’ language skills by stimulating their mind and body. The instructors use traditional rhymes, art, music and play to activate imaginations and teach students how to appreciate the Spanish language and its many cultures.

Morning and afternoon activities are different, so students can choose to stay all day if they wish. Also, a light healthy snack is provided for all students. 

Camp Pendola

Enjoy your week living in a simple cabin with others where Catholic values come alive in a positive, natural, and fun-filled way. They celebrate Mass each week and begin and end each day with prayer. The entire program, staff, spirit, and environment are conducive to and supportive of religious growth and maturity.

Tokon Martial Arts

The Tokon Martial Arts activity camps follow the concept of introducing children to a wide range of fun activities such as athletics, martial arts, crafting and gymnastic, all in a fun and positive manner. At Tokon Martial Arts, they encourage healthy habits, improve focus, discipline, confidence, body posture, physical and mental strength as well as overall health and fitness of their students.

Skyhawks Sports

Skyhawks Sports Academy is the #1 provider for youth sports camps and clinics in the nation! Serving the Greater Sacramento area providing youth sports programs since 1979.

They provide year-round and summer programs for a variety of sports in the Sacramento area with over 35 years of experience. They provide a safe and fun environment for your children to enjoy sports and learn life skills in the process!

Sacramento Area YMCA

At YMCA Summer Camp, they create an exciting, safe environment for kids to have an unforgettable summer of fun. While they are taking part in unique experiences and adventures, they are also building self-esteem, developing interpersonal skills and making lasting friendships.

Sacramento State Aquatic Center

The Youth Camps are for children between the ages of 7 to 17. The following camp themes are provided: Basic (Sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking), Water Ski & Wake board, Sailing, Paddle, Adventure, Personal Water Craft (“Jet Ski”), Rowing and more. For every week of summer camp, they offer a Parents night on the water on the Thursday of each week of camp. 

Camp Sacramento

Camp Sacramento offers eight Mini Camp (4 days/3 nights) and three Week-long (6 days/5 nights) vacation sessions during its Family Camp season. They provide guests with 3 meals a day and a vacation full of recreation activities. Interested in attending Camp Sacramento's Family Camp? Click here for more information.

Did you find some great camp for your kid(s)? If not, don’t sweat it! Just check out our comprehensive list of camp providers here. ChatterBlock posts new camp schedules every day, so the only problem you will have is narrowing down which camp your kids will go to!

Do you know of an amazing camp that should be on this list? Camp schedules can be added on the ChatterBlock website for free!

Looking for more things to do with your kids? Check out these popular summer blogs:

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