2018 – Sports & Recreation

ARPD Summer Programs & Camps (Various)

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Tadpole, Jumping Frog & Tenderfoot Camps:  Pre-K, ages 3-5; June 18-August 3 (7 ind. weeks); 9:00am-12noon or 9:30am-12:30pm; Woodstock & Lower Washington Parks; t-shirt included.

World of Wonder (WOW):  Completed all-day kindergarten – 4th grade; June 13-August 10; 7:15am-5:30pm; Godfrey & Washington Parks.  Optional field trip on Weds. at additional cost.

Tween Summer Adventure Camp:  Completed 5-8th grades; June 18-August 10; 7:30am-5:30pm (times may vary on field trip days); McKinley Park and off-site field trips.

Outdoor, Nature-based Day Camps
*Hidden Cove:  Completed all-day kindergarten – 1st grade; June 18-July 6 (3 ind. weeks); 9:00am-3:00pm (1 hr. longer on Thursday); Robert Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda.
*Trails End:  Completed 2nd – 5th grade; July 9-August 3 (4 ind. weeks); 8:30am-4:30pm (1 hr. longer on Thursday); Redwood Regional Park in Oakland, campers are bussed to and from Alameda.
*Trailblazers:  Completed 3rd – 5th grade; August 6-8; 8:30am-5:30pm (overnight included from Tuesday to Wednesday); Redwood Regional Park in Oakland, campers are bussed to and from Alameda.

Prices vary depending on program/week.  Find more detailed information, for all ARPD programs, on our website.


Cal Youth Camps

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Give your camper a summer full of fun, friendship and adventure with Cal Youth Camps!  We offer affordable award-winning – receiving Diablo Magazine’s Best of the East Bay for summer camp for four consecutive years – camps and sport/outdoor for kids of all ages.

Whether your camper wants to learn to sail, play soccer or Frisbee with friends, or experiment with science at Lawrence Hall of Sciences – there’s something for all interests.  Our staff are second to none and will encourage your children to have incredible experiences in a safe and exciting outdoor environment.

Scheduling the summer is a breeze with 1-week, 2-week and single-day drop-in sessions available all summer long (June 11-August 25).

Busy schedule?  Morning extended care (beginning at 7:30 am) is included at no additional charge for all camps, with affordable afternoon extended care (until 6 p.m.) available for purchase.

Camps offer tremendous benefits for children to grow and learn – that’s why we make our camps accessible to as many campers as possible with our camp scholarship program.  Families can receive up to $300 in credit toward an unforgettable summer.

Camps fill quickly – register today!

Have questions? We are happy to speak with you: 510-643-8034


Camp Nashoba North

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Beautiful Sebago Lake region​ in S​outhern Maine, 2 hours North of Boston.

Fresh Air & Amazing Lakes​,​ Nashoba offers something for every camper.  Traditional, co-ed programs for 190 campers ages 7 to 17.  Spectacular lake for all Water Sports.  Energetic staff in a supportive atmosphere.  Beautiful modern facilities.

Come ​experience tennis, soccer, theatre, dance, archery, art, pottery, photography, woodworking, basketball, baseball, rock-climbing, lax, hiking trips and more!  All lesson based teaching in every activity area.​ ​ Premier hands-on English huntseat horseback riding program.  Extensive on-site ​g​olf for all abilities.

2 week Community Service program for 16 & 17 year olds.  Programs are structured with a focus on individual choice.  Non-sectarian.  International campers welcome.  Wonderful kid friendly, healthy food. A.C.A. accredited.  Family owned & operated.  3 camper to 1 staff ratio.

CA references are available. Transportation from Boston and Portland,​ ​ME.   For more, email info@CampNashoba.com  And take a look at our Virtual Tour at:


City of Emeryville SkyHawks Sports Camps

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ECCL 4727 San Pablo Ave, Emeryville, CA 94608

Skyhawks Sports provides sports programs where children can discover and develop athletic skills and social values, such as teamwork, leadership and sportsmanship.  Our programs are designed to give each child a positive experience in sports fostering a thirst for an active, healthy lifestyle and love of the game.

7-12 6/18-6/22 M-F 1 pm-4 pm $145R/$150NR

6-12 7/9-7/13 M-F 1 pm-4 pm $145R/$150NR

5-7 7/30-8/3 M-F 9 am-12 pm $145R/$150NR
8-12 7/30-8/3 M-F 1 pm-4 pm $145R/$150NR


Registration Opens April 2nd
Online:  https://apm.activecommunities.com/emeryvillerecreation/
Call:  510-596-4395


Jack Hyde Soccer Camp

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This is our 40th year of our popular soccer camp for boys and girls age 6-12 with the emphasis upon improving your game and skills in a positive and fun environment.

There is training for beginning and advanced players and an opportunity to develop technical and tactical skills and be ready for the season.  Soccer camp shirt; prizes; pro soccer tips; model board demos; coaching ratio 6 to 1 under 8; 10 to 1 older players; tactical sessions for goalkeepers and all positions with individual instruction.

Coaching staff includes licensed coaches, college players, youth coaches & players.


Martial Arts and Japanese Culture Summer Camp 2018

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Hanabi’s Martial Arts and Japanese Summer Camp is a fun, active introduction to the traditions of Japan: an adventure in physical and cultural education for children from 5 to 15.

Every themed session will have children learning judo (a requirement in Japanese schools), Japanese songs, Japanese stories as well as the main artistic, linguistic or culinary activity.

At Hanabi learning is fun.  Whether we are rolling, running, story telling or speaking Japanese, we use both our bodies and minds to expand our abilities and experiences.  Hanabi offers a positive learning environment where respect for “Sensei” – and for everyone – comes as naturally as smiling.

Session Theme:

1: June 18– June 22 Japanese Language and Writing

2: June 25 – June 29 Sushi 1

3: July 2 – July 6 “Tanabata” Star Festival

4: July 9 – July 13 Origami

5: July 16 – July 20 Pokemon

6: July 23 – July 27 Sushi 2

7: July 30 – August 3 “Bideo” – Video Creation

8: August 6 – August 10 “Manga” and “Anime”

9: August 13 – August 17 International Judo Week

10: August 20-August 24 Japanese Painting/ Drawing


Town Camp

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Oakland Parks, Recreation, and Youth Development (OPRYD) provides transformational experiences, and multi-cultural awareness.  We create empowering park and recreational opportunities, and equitably increase the quality of life for all Oaklanders.

Running, Jumping, Swimming, Laughing– All of these and more to experience at OPRYD!  Summer is right around the corner and school will soon be out.  Get the 411 on what’s available for kids at our 38 recreation program sites! Choose from baseball, swimming, soccer, basketball, track& field and more.  Get details about our affordable program offerings by contacting your local recreation center or visit us online at: www.oaklandnet.com/parks

Youth Sports highlights include:

* Ace Kids Golf
*Lake Merritt Boating Center
*Learn to Swim
*Swim Team
* Lake Chabot Junior Golf
* Davie Tennis Programs
* Summer Day Camps

IMAGINE.  INSPIRE.  INVEST.  Experience Oakland with Us!


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