Camps

Spring Fling Camp
Join our seasoned recreation staff for a fun and exciting week of spring full of arts and crafts, music and movement, videos, physical fitness, dance, cooking, and many more enrichment classes! We will conclude the week with a trip to a local water park. There is a 20 child minimum for this camp to run.
  • Dates: 4/21-4/25
  • Times: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Fees: $119R / $124NR
To register please contact the Emeryville Recreation Center 4300 San Pablo Ave Emeryville CA 510-596-4395

Adventure Works Summer Camp (Ages 5-7)
Experience the best traditional summer day camp in the East Bay! Adventure Works is specifically designed for the creative and active needs of children 5 ½ (or have graduated Kindergarten) through 7 years old. All campers participate in fun activities based upon the selected theme of the week. Campers will rotate through programs throughout the day such as: art projects, sports, cooperative games, music, dance, cultural studies, group projects, hikes, environmental awareness, off-site trips to Bay Area attractions, and much more! Our highly trained staff brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to ensure a positive, fun, and safe experience.

Weekly camp fees include a camp T-shirt, entrance fees and transportation for trips, and free nutritious lunches provided by the Alameda county Lunch Program. While healthy lunches are provided for all campers, those with active appetites may wish to bring additional snacks.

Registration is now open online. If you have any issues with online registration, please call the Emeryville Recreation Center for help at 510-596-4395.

M-F (basic Day) 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. $101R / $106NR
M-F (full day) 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. $119R / $124NR

Dates
Theme
Field Trips
Week 1: June 16-20
Play Ball!
A’s vs. Rangers Game
Week 2: June 23-27
Summer Safari
Oakland Zoo
Week 3: June 30- Jul 3*
Barnyard Tails
Alameda county Fair
Week 4: July 7-11
Earth Explorers
Tilden Park
Week 5: July 14-18
Into the Wild
Shadow Cliffs
Week 6: July 21-25
Monkey Business
The Jungle
Week 7: July 28- Aug 1
World Beat
Temescal Lake
Week 8: Aug 4-8
Step Into Storybooks
Fairyland
Week 9: Aug 11-15
Bounce to the Beach
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Week 10: Aug 18-22
Splash Landing
Aqua Adventure
Location: Recreation Center
*No camp 7/4: Week 3 Prorated- Basic $81R/$86NR Full $96R/$101NR

Kids in Motion Summer Camp (Ages 8-12)
Experience the best traditional summer day camp in the East Bay! Kids in Motion is specifically designed for the creative and active needs of children 8 (or have graduated Kindergarten) through 12 years old. All campers participate in fun activities based upon the selected theme of the week. Campers will rotate through programs throughout the day such as: art projects, sports, cooperative games, music, dance, cultural studies, group projects, hikes, environmental awareness, off-site trips to Bay Area attractions, and much more! Our highly trained staff brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to ensure a positive, fun, and safe experience.
Weekly camp fees include a camp T-shirt, entrance fees and transportation for trips, and free nutritious lunches provided by the Alameda county Lunch Program. While healthy lunches are provided for all campers, those with active appetites may wish to bring additional snacks.

Registration is now open online. If you have any issues with online registration, please call the Emeryville Recreation Center to for help 510-596-4395.

M-F (basic Day) 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. $101R / $106NR
M-F (full day) 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. $119R / $124NR

Dates
Theme
Field Trips
Week 1: June 16-20
Play Ball!
A’s vs. Rangers Game
Week 2: June 23-27
Mad Scientists
Exploratorium
Week 3: June 30- Jul 3*
Barnyard Tails
Alameda county Fair
Week 4: July 7-11
Summer Sizzle
East Oakland Aquatic Center
Week 5: July 14-18
Into the Wild
Shadow Cliffs
Week 6: July 21-25
Rockin’ and Rollin’
Boomer’s
Week 7: July 28- Aug 1
World Beat
Temescal Lake
Week 8: Aug 4-8
Intergalactic Jurassic Adventure
Lawrence Hall of Science
Week 9: Aug 11-15
Bounce to the Beach
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Week 10: Aug 18-22
Splash Landing
Aqua Adventure
Location: Recreation Center
*NO CAMP 7/4: Week 3 Prorated- Basic $81R / $86NR Full $96R / $101NR

*We offer a $10 sibling discount per week when you sign up 2 or more children!*

SkyhaWeeks Sports Camps
Registration is now open online. If you have any issues with online registration, please call the Emeryville Recreation Center to for help 510-596-4395.


SkyhaWeeks Multi-Sport Camp (Soccer, Baseball, Basketball)
We combine soccer, baseball, and basketball into one fun-filled week; allowing young athletes to discover and develop a passion for a variety of sports in one setting. Athletes will learn the essential rules, strategies and skills of each sport, along with vital life lessons such as teamwork and sportsmanship. All participants receive a t-shirt and merit award. Participant-to-coach ration is 12:1.
Dates
Days
Times
Ages
Price
6/16-6/20
M-F
9 a.m. - 12 pm
6-9
$129R/$134NR
6/16-6/20
M-F
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
9-12
$129R/$134NR
Location: Anna Yates School Yard

SkyhaWeeks Multi-Sport Camp (Kickball, Dodgeball, Ultimate Frisbee, Capture the Flag)
SkyhaWeeks has taken your favorite games from the playground and combined them into an action packed camp! Each day your young athlete will play variations of Kickball, Dodgeball, Ultimate Frisbee, and Capture the Flag. Participants will learn sportsmanship, teamwork, and strategy in addition to the rules of the game. Bring your friends or come make new ones. All participants receive a t-shirt and merit award. Participant-to-coach ration is 12:1.
Dates
Days
Times
Ages
Price
7/28-8/1
M-F
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
6-9
$129R/$134NR
7/28-8/1
M-F
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
9-12
$129R/$134NR
Location: Anna Yates School Yard

Play-Well TEKnologies LEGO Camps
Registration is now open online. If you have any issues with online registration, please call the Emeryville Recreation Center to for help 510-596-4395.

Pre-Engineering Using LEGO®- (Ages 5-7)
Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO®! Build engineer-designed projects such as boats, bridges, mazes, and motorized cars, and use special pieces to create your own unique design! Explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. This is an ideal way to prepare young builders for the challenge of Engineering FUNdamentals.

Dates
Days
Times
Ages
Price
7/14-7/18
M-F
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
5-7
$150R/$155NR

Engineering FUNdamentals Using LEGO®- (Ages 8-12)
Power yp your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO®! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as arch bridges, skyscrapers, motorized cars, and the Battletrack! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. An experienced instructor will challenge new and returning students to engineer at the next level.

Dates
Days
Times
Ages
Price
7/14-7/18
M-F
1pm-4pm
8-12
$150R/$155NR
Location: Recreation Center

Jedi Engineering Using LEGO®- (Ages 5-7)
Young Jedi will explore the worlds far, far away and engineering principles right in front of them. Defeat the Empire by designing and refining LEGO X-Wings, R2-units, and settlements on far-flung edges of the galaxy. Imagination and engineering combine to create motorized and architectural projects such as energy catapults, shield generators and defense turrets.

Dates
Days
Times
Ages
Price
8/4-8/8
M-F
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
5-7
$150R/$155NR
Location: Recreation Center

Jedi Master Engineering Using LEGO®- (Ages 8-12)
The Force is strong in this class. Build complex machines and structures based on the best designs from a galaxy far, far away. Projects include LEGO X-Wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, settlements, and fortresses. Play-Well’s Jedi instructors reinforce key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, eccentric motion and more as students tap into the powerful forces of imagination and engineering.

Dates
Days
Times
Ages
Price
8/4-8/8
M-F
1pm-4pm
8-12
$150R/$155NR
Location: Recreation Center