Summer Camps around SLO County 2018

Graphic that says "Summer Camp" in pool noodles

Summer break is fast approaching and when many people are figuring out what their children will do this summer. If you’re one of them,this is the list you want to read. We’ll be updating as more summer camp information becomes available. If we’ve missed one, let us know!

Vacation Bible Schools around SLO County


All-day camps

​Boys and Girls Club

Boys and Girls Club North County counselors standing together

Camp details Paso RoblesDay Camp!
Location: 600 26th Street, Paso Robles
Ages: Incoming kindergarteners-8th grades
Dates: June 20-Aug. 10 (closed July 4)
Time: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m..
Cost: $500 for entire summer
Register HERE (spaces fill up QUICKLY!)

Camp details Atascadero Day Camp!
Location:Atascadero United Methodist Church, 11605 El Camino Real
Ages: Incoming kindergarteners-8th grades
Dates: June 20-Aug. 10 (closed July 4)
Time: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m..
Cost: $525 for entire summer
Register HERE (spaces fill up QUICKLY!)


​YMCA Day Camps

Camp details–Paso Robles Pioneer Day Camp!
Location: Centennial Park, 600 Nickerson Drive, Paso Robles
Ages: 4.5 to 12 years old (12-17 for leadership development)
Dates: June 18-Aug. 10 (closed July 4)
Time: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Cost: $165/week ($270/2 weeks for 12-17-year-olds)
Other info: The campers will learn and practice social responsible, leadership skills and develop positive character.
Register HERE or call 805-239-3047

Camp details–Hawthorne Trailblazer Camp!
Location: Hawthorne Elementary School, 2125 Story St., SLO
Ages: 6-12 years of age   (12-17 for leadership development)
Dates: June 18 to Aug. 10 (closed July 4)
Time: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Cost: $180/week ($270/2 weeks for 12-17-year-olds)
Other info: The campers will learn and practice social responsible, leadership skills and develop positive character.
Register HERE

Camp details–Los Ranchos Discover Summer Day Camp!
Location: Los Rancheros Elementary School, 5785 Los Ranchos Road
Ages: 4.5 to 12 years old  (12-17 for leadership development)
Dates: June 11 to Aug. 3 (closed July 4)
Time: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Cost: $140/week; $105 for MWF; $75 for T/Th ($270/2 weeks for 12-17-year-olds)
Register HERE

Camp details–Cambria Summer Day Camp!
Location: Cambria Grammar School
Ages: 4.5 to 12 years old  (12-17 for leadership development)
Dates: Cambria Grammar School, 3223 Main St.
Time: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (closed July 4)
Cost: $135/week; $100 for MWF; $70 for T/Th  ($270/2 weeks for 12-17-year-olds)
Register HERE

Camp details–Harloe Trailblazer Summer Camp!
Location: TBA (Due to Santa Lucia Mar schools being under construction this summer)
Ages: 6 to 12 years old   (12-17 for leadership development)
Dates: June 11 to Aug. 10
Time: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Cost: $180/week ($270/2 weeks for 12-17-year-olds)
Register HERE

Camp details–Shell Beach Trailblazer Summer Day Camp!
Location: Shell Beach Elementary School, 2100 Shell Beach Road
Ages: 6 to 12 years old  (12-17 for leadership development)
Dates: June 11 to Aug. 10 (closed July 4)
Time: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Cost: $180/week ($270/2 weeks for 12-17-year-olds)
Register HERE

Camp details–Fairgrove Discover Summer Day Camp
Location: Fairgrove Elementary School, 2011 The Pike, Grover Beach
Ages: 4.5 to 12 years old   (12-17 for leadership development)
Dates: June 11 to Aug. 10 (closed July 4)
Time: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Cost: $140/week; $105 for MWF; $75 for T-Th ($270/2 weeks for 12-17-year-olds)
Register HERE

Camp details– Baywood Leadership Development Program
Location: Baywood Elementary School, 1330 9th St., Los Osos
Ages: 12 to 17 years old
Dates: June 11 to Aug. 10 (closed July 4)
Time: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Cost: $270 per two-week session
Register HERE


overnight camps

Camp Good News

Camp details!
Ages: 7 to 13 years old
Dates: June 11-15, June 18-22, June 25-29 & July 2-6
Time: overnight
Cost: $285 mail-in or $294 online
Register HERE or call the camp office at 805-461-1146


Camp Natoma

Camp details!
Location: Paso Robles
Ages: Leaving 1st-9th grade
Dates: June 22-24 (family camp), June 24-30 July 8-14, July 15-21, July 22-28, July 29-Aug. 4 & Aug. 5-11
Time: overnights
Cost: $595/week when registered and paid by April 1; regular registration is $650
Other info: Campers gain self-confidence, become positive team-players, expand their imagination, and develop a relationship with the natural world. All sessions include sleeping under the stars and outdoor activities such as swimming, hiking, arts and crafts, archery, music, nature exploration, team-building and more.
Register HERE or call 805-709-2569


Weekly day camps

805 Elite Volleyball

Young girl hitting a volleyball
“805 Elite Volleyball Club”–Action photos of practice at 805 Elite Volleyball Club. © Matt Aguirre Photography. All rights reserved.

Camp details!
Location: Colony Park Community Center, 5599 Traffic Way in Atascadero, SLO TBA
Ages: Third-graders through high school seniors
Dates: Tuesdays, June 19 to July 24
Time: noon to 1 p.m. for 4th-5th; 1 to 2:30pm for 6th-8th; 2:30-3:30 for high school girls
Cost: Unknown ($50 deposit due  when registration is turned in)
Register HERE


Applause Children’s Theater

Camp details!
Location: TBA
Ages: TBA
Dates: June 18 to 29
Time: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $285/child ($20 discount for second child), price includes T-shirt
​Register HERE


Arroyo Grande Youth Sports Camp

Camp details!
Location: Elm Street Park, 1221 Ash St., Arroyo Grande
Ages: 9 to 13 years old
Dates: June 11 to 15
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $185, price includes T-shirt
​Register HERE


Bob Cantu’s Basketball Camp

Young boys bouncing basketballs

Camp details!
Location: Paso Robles High School (session 1) & Mission Prep High School, SLO (sessions 2 & 3)
Ages: 4 to 12 years old
Dates: June 18-21, June 25-28, July 9-12
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Cost: $150/session
Register HERE, call 805-461-4919 or email bobcantu@cantucamps.com.


British Soccer Camp

Camp details!
Location: Dinosaur Caves Park, Pismo Beach (session 1); Barney Schwartz Park, Paso Robles (session 2); Evers Field Park, Templeton (session 3)
Ages: 3 to 16 years old
Dates: June 9-13; July 23-27; Aug. 6-10
Time: 8 to 9 a.m. for first kicks; 9 a.m. to 12:15pm for half days; 9:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. for full day
Cost: $93 for first kicks; $138 for half days; $192 for full days
Register HERE


Creative Kids Summer Camps

Camp details!
Location: Pismo Beach Vets Hall, 780 Bello St., Pismo Beach
Ages: 7 to 13
Dates: June 25 to Aug. 10
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $285/child (20% discount when signed up for more than one camp)
​Register HERE


Chess Wizards Summer Camp

Camp details!
Location: Colony Park Community Center, 5599 Traffic Way, Atascadero
Ages: Kindergarten through eighth-grade
Dates: June 18 to 22 and Aug. 6 to 10
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Cost: $152 for Atascadero residents (or $167 for non-residents), the price includes T-shirt, puzzels and a trophy
​Register HERE


Central Coast Gymnastics Summer Camps

Camp details!
Location: San Luis Obispo
Ages: 3.5 to 13.5 years of age
Dates: June 12-22; June 25-29; July 9-13; July 16-20; July 23-27; July 30-Aug. 3; Aug. 6-10; Aug. 13-17
Time: 9 a.m. to noon OR 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: Varies from $35/week (for 1 half day) to $205/week (for five full days)
Register HERE


College for Kids Summer at Cuesta

Students entering fifth through ninth grades for the 2018-19 school year can take advantage of two sessions of College for Kids at Cuesta College’s campus in San Luis Obispo. They include a wide variety of courses in science, computers, sports and hands-on activities. For more information, CLICK HERE or call 805-546-3132.


Creative Brain’s Science Workz Camp

Camp details!
Location: Colony Park Community Center, 5599 Traffic Way, Atascadero
Ages: 8 to 15 years old
Dates: June 25 to 29
Time: 9 to 11:45 a.m.
Cost: $161 for residents or $176 for non-residents
Register HERE


Critter Camp, SLO

Camp details!
Location: Arroyo Grande
Ages: leaving 4th grade through 6th grade
Dates: June 11 through Aug. 17 (closed July 4)
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $250/session
Other info: Early registration for first-time campers opens April 9 at 9 a.m.; regular registration opens April 16 at 9 a.m.
Register HERE


Exploration Station Summer Camps

Camp details–Explore Cooking & Baking!
Location: Arroyo Grande
Ages: 9 to 14 years old
Dates: TBA
Time: TBA
Cost: TBA (though free to children who live in Grover Beach)
Other info: Students will learn to make healthy snacks; master kitchen fundamentals and learn how to use the kitchen safely; gain knowledge about germs; learn how to read a recipe and more.
Register HERE or call 805-473-1421

Camp details–LEGO NXT Robotics!
Location: Arroyo Grande
Ages: 9 to 14 years old
Dates: TBA
Time: TBA
Cost: TBA (though free to children who live in Grover Beach)
Other info: Learn how to assemble the NXT robots, how to work with light, sound and motion sensors and how to program the robots using a computer. NXT kits and computer access are provided.
Register HERE or call 805-473-1421


Farmgirls Summer Camp

Camp details!
Location: Our Global Family Garden, 1221 Calle Joaquin Road, SLO
Ages: 8-16 years old
Dates: June 26-29 (deadline is June 15)
Time: 8 a.m. to noon
Cost: $250/session
Register HERE


Horse Day Camps

Camp details!
Location: Hiarris Stage Lines, 5995 N River Road, Paso Robles
Ages: 7 and older
Dates: by appointment (2-4 people per private day camp)
Time: mornings and afternoons
Cost: $175/person for 1 day or $450/person for 3 days
Register HERE


Jedi Master Engineering Summer Camp

Camp details!
Location: Colony Park Community Center, 5599 Traffic Way, Atascadero
Ages: 7 to 12 years old
Dates: July 23 to 27
Time: 1 to 4 p.m.
Cost: $177 for Atascadero residents (or $194.50 for non-residents)
​Register HERE


Jewish Community Center

Children with adult counselor

Camp details for Aleph Tots!
Location: Jewish Community Center, 875 Laureate Lane, SLO
Ages: 18 months through 4 years old
Dates: July 9-13 & July 26-20
Time: 9 a.m. to noon for 18 months to 2 years old (parent participation) & 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for children 2 to 4 years of age
Cost: TBA

Camp details for Camp Shoreshim!
Location: Jewish Community Center, 875 Laureate Lane, SLO
Ages: children who completed kindergarten through sixth grade; those who completed seventh grade through 10th grade are junior counselors
Dates: July 9-13 & July 26-20
Time: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Cost: TBA

Other info: The camp is non-demoninational and is open to all faiths and backgrounds.
​Register HERE, email info@jccslo.com or call 805-426-5465.


Life Camp

Camp details–high school camp!
Ages: Completed ninth grade through 12th grade
Dates: July 30 to Aug. 3
Time: overnight 
Cost: $250
Register HERE

Camp details–junior camp!
Ages: third-eighth grades
Dates: Aug. 6-11
Time: overnight 
Cost: $245
Register HERE


Lil’ Chef Kids Camp

Camp details!
Location: Zest It Up, 8793 Plata Lane, Ste. E, Atascadero
Ages: 8 to 18 years of age
Dates: June 18 to 22
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 
Cost: $265.99
Register HERE


Outside Summer Camps

Camp details–Tadpoles Summer Camp!
Location: El Chooro Regional Park
Ages: 3 to 7 years old
Dates: Aug. 6-10 (Animal Games); Aug. 13-17 (Forts and Fairy Houses!), Aug. 20-24 (Wildcraft!)
Time: 9: a.m. to 1 p.m.
Cost: $200/week when registered by May 1; $225 after May 1
Other info: Grow with your child and discover why it is crucial for everyone, especially the young child, to be engaged with nature.  Space is limited.  Parent participation is welcomed but not required.
Register HERE

Camp details–Wildreness Explorers!
Location: Laguna Lake Park
Ages: 7 to 14 years old
Dates: June 18-22 (Wind & Water I); June 25-29 (Wind & Water II); July 9-13 (Earth & Fire I); July 16-20 (Earth & Fire II); July 23-27 (Earth, Wind, Fire, Water I); July 30-Aug. 3 (Earth, Wind, Fire, Water II); Aug. 6-10 (Ways of the Scout I); Aug. 13-17 (More…Ways of the Scout II)
Time: 9: a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Cost: $295/week when registered by May 1; $325/week after
Register HERE

Camp details–Teen Summer Backpacking Trip!
Location: Sierras
Ages: 13 to 19 years old
Dates: TBA
Time: overnight 
Cost: TBA
Other info: Singing, storytelling, journaling, cooking on the trail, identifying edible plants, tracking animals–these are a few of the experiences we’ll have, as we build mountain memories together. 
Register HERE


Paso Robles City summer camps

The City of Paso Robles is offering multiple options for kids this summer, including: Central Cal Diving/Springboard Diving, Good Dogs Kid’s Kamp, Lego Engineering, Magic Camp and Science Camp. To register for any of these camps CLICK HERE or 805-237-3988. The Summer Activity Guide, featuring a complete listing of recreation and library classes and activities will be mailed to homes in Paso Robles mid-May.


Paso Robles Sports Club Camp

Camp details!
Location: Paso Robles
Ages: Not specified, but must be able to swim the length of the pool without hanging on
Dates: All summer Monday through Friday
Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $194/week for members or $236/week for nonmembers
Other info: The program is an activity-based day that will keep your child moving and excited! Each week includes tennis instruction, swim instruction, soccer, Fit Kids classes, yoga, obstacle courses, and a weekly adventure.
Register HERE


Playtime Discoveries, Atascadero

Kids with lego houses

Camp details!
Location: Playtime Discoveries in Atascadero
Ages: 4 to 11 years old (ages & themes change each week)
Dates, themes and ages:

  • June 18 to 21:  Lego Camp #1 (ages 5 to 10)
  • June 25 to 28: Harry Potter Camp #1 (ages 7 to 11)
  • July 9 to 12: Harry Potter Camp #2 (ages 7-11)
  • July 16 to19: Lego Camp #2 (ages 5-10)
  • July 23 to 26: Pokemon Camp (ages 6-10)
  • July 30 to Aug. 2: Lego Camp #3 (ages 5-10)
  • Aug. 6 to 9: Moana Camp (ages 4-7)

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost: $135/session
Register HERE


Sandpiper Day Camp, Nipomo

Camp details!
Location: Nipomo Regional Park 
Ages: Girls entering kindergarten through 12th grade
Dates: Monday, July 30 through Friday, Aug. 3
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Cost: $60 per Girl Scout (free when a parent volunteers)
Other info: Girls will explore engineering, art, science and technology through fun activities.
Register HERE


Savvy Summer Camp

Camp details!
Location: Avila Beach Community Center
Ages: Kindergarten through fifth
Dates: Aug. 6 to 10
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Cost: $300
Register HERE


Skate Camp, SLO

Camp details!
Location: SLO Skate Park, 1050 Oak St, SLO
Ages: 7 to 11 years old
Dates: June 25 to 29,  July 23 to 27
Time: 8 to 10 a.m. 
Cost: $100
Register HERE


SLO High School Sports Camps

Camp details!
Location: SLO High School
Ages: 4-13 years of age 
Dates: June 11-15; June 18-22; June 25-29; July 9-13; July 16-20; July 23-27; July 30-Aug. 3; Aug. 6-10; Aug. 13-17
Time: 8-11:30 a.m. OR 12:30 to 4 p.m. OR 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (also, times vary by week)
Cost: $135/week for half-days or $195/week for full days (save $20 per week when you register and pay  by June 1)
Register HERE or call 805-596-4040 ext. 2955


SLO County Day Camps

Camp details!
Location: Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Grover Beach, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria
Ages: 5 to 12 years of age
Dates: Sessions are a week at a time and varies by facility
Time: 9 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4 p.m. (varies by session)
Cost: varies by session and facility
Register HERE


SLO Junior Ranger Activity Camp

Camp details!
Location: SLO
Ages: 7 to 9 years of age
Dates: June 11 to 15
Time: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost: $131
Register HERE


SOAK: Summer Outdoor Adventures for Kids

Camp details!
Location: Rancho El Chorro Outdoor School, 2450 Pennington Creek Road, SLO
Ages: 6 to 12 years of age
Dates:  June 11 to 15; June 18 to 22, June 25 to 29
Time: 8 a.m. to noon
Cost: $275
Register HERE


Summer Art Camp

Camp details!
Location: SLO Museum of Art
Ages: 5 to 12 years of age
Dates: June 18 to 22, June 25 to 29, July 9-13, July 16 to 20, July 23 to 27, July 30 to Aug.3
Time: 9 a.m. to noon (1 to 4 p.m. for teens)
Cost: $195 for members or $225 for non-members and includes all materials
Register HERE


Summer Camp at the Garden

Camp details!
Location: SLO Botanical Garden
Ages: 2nd to 5th grades
Dates: Tuesday, July 31-Friday, Aug. 3
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (extended day goes until 4 p.m.)
Cost: $195 for the public or $165 for garden members (add $35 for extended day)
Register HERE


Summer Junior Golf Camp

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Location: Avila Beach Golf Resort, 6464 Ana Bay Road, Avila Beach
Ages: 2nd to 5th grades
Dates: June 20 to 22, July 18 to 20, Aug. 8 to 10
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Cost: $75
Register HERE


Summer Volleyball Camp

Camp details!
Location: Colony Park Community Center, 5599 Traffic Way, Atascadero
Ages: 10 to 14 years old
Dates: June 25 to 29
Time: 9:30 to noon
Cost: $82 for Atascadero residents (or $90 for non-residents)
​Register HERE

Mini Camp details!
Location: Colony Park Community Center, 5599 Traffic Way, Atascadero
Ages: 11 to 16 years of age
Dates: July 16 to July 20
Time: 1 to 3 p.m.
Cost: $52 for Atascadero residents (or $57 for non-residents)
​Register HERE

Camp details!
Location: Colony Park Community Center, 5599 Traffic Way, Atascadero
Ages: Kindergarten through eighth-grade
Dates: July 30 to Aug. 3
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $82 for Atascadero residents (or $90 for non-residents)
​Register HERE


Templeton Tennis Ranch Kids’ Summer Camp

Camp details!
Location: Templeton Tennis Ranch
Ages: 7 to 12 years old
Dates:  June 18-21; July 9-12; Aug. 13-16
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Cost: $195/session (get 10% when registered and paid by May 30. Additional discounts are also available)
Other info: Each session includes more than nine hours of tennis and pickleball instruction. Daily activities will also include ping-pong, bocce, relay races, water games, hikes and a craft project.
Register HERE


Wizard’s School of Music

Camp details!
Location:
 Lyrics and Melodies Studio, 950 Los Osos Valley Road, Los Osos
Ages: 8 to 18 years old
Dates: June 18 to 22
Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Cost: $195
Other info: Children will enjoy music games and activities that center around the wizarding theme. Students will receive their own conducting wands, T-shirt and adopt an owl. The camp is suitable for all levels of musical knowledge.
​Register HERE

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