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Find the perfect summer camp for your kids in our Marin Summer Camp Guide! Browse a wide range of summer camps throughout Marin County and the San Francisco Bay Area—you're bound to find a camp that's ideal for your child.

You can browse by camp activities, grade level, and location. If we've omitted your camp or you'd like to update your camp information please add a new listing here or contact us. (All listings require administrative approval.) You can also advertise your summer camp with us for even more exposure. Find out more about advertising your summer camp here.

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Get Back to Nature at Summer Camp 2015

February 19, 2015

NatureBridge Coastal Camp Marin HeadlandsLiving in Marin, you don't have to look far for a summer camp that takes advantage of some of the amazing natural resources we have right in our own backyard. Parents have several outstanding nature and outdoors oriented summer camps to choose from. Here is a selection of some of our favorite day camps in Marin that have an emphasis on the outdoors and the natural world around us for ages 4 to 18. To find more fantastic summer camps, visit our 2015 Marin Summer Camp Guide.

  • Audubon Summer Adventures Camp is located at the Richardson Bay Audubon Center and Sanctuary in Tiburon. Camp sessions start June 8 and run through August 14. Week-long sessions for kids 4–9 take place from 9 am–2 pm, include themes like Amazing Predators, The Mighty Bay, Survivor, Shark Week, and Mud Warriors. Fees for these sessions are $340 per week. They also offer Expedition Camp ($385 per week) and On the Fly Camp ($340 per week) for children in grades 4–6, where campers deliver a little deeper into the varied habitats of Marin County and visit environments like the bay, ocean, redwood forest, and more. Extended hours untiil 5 pm are available for an additional cost. Visit their website for more information and to register.

Summer Fun at the Bay Area Discovery Museum's 2015 Discovery Camps

February 10, 2015

Art Attack Camp Bay Area Discovery MuseumThis summer, the Bay Area Discovery Museum in Sausalito offers a variety of exciting summer Discovery Camps for children ages 3 to 8. They'll also be offering an all-new camp venue in San Francisco at the Palace of Fine Arts. Weekly camps start June 2 and run through August 22. Kids can sign up for a different camp each week and enjoy guided exploration and open-ended creative play. The museum's experienced educators and camp counselors will be on hand to help provide direction and guidance for the campers. General registration starts Tuesday, February 17, 2015.

New offerings for 2015 include an expanded age range (9 to 14) for the Junior Counselor program and a new all-outdoor camp. There's also an additional extended care hours for morning sessions, as well as the an option to order lunch for your child from the museum's Bean Sprouts Cafe & Cooking School.

The Perfect Camp Awaits at the 2015 Marin Summer Activities & Camp Fair

February 7, 2015

Marin Summer Activities & Camp FairIf you're trying to make a decision on the perfect summer camp for your kids, save the date for the upcoming Marin Summer Activities & Camp Fair, which takes place Sunday, March 15 from 10 am to 1 pm at Conlan Center Gymnasium at the Dominican University of California in San Rafael.

As in years past the Marin Summer Activities & Camp Fair will offer plenty of fun for everyone, with free pizza, fun prizes for kids, and a bounce house, as well as representatives from dozens of summer camps. This year the fair is expanding to include other summer options like tutoring and activities, too! Older campers in middle school and high school are encouraged to attend as well.

Slide Ranch Summer Day Camp 2015

January 31, 2015

Slide Ranch Summer Day CampRegistration is now open for Marin's popular Slide Ranch Summer Day Camp, with sessions taking place from June 15 through August 21, 2015 at their spectacular seaside location in Muir Beach. Camps at Slide Ranch give kids a unique opportunity to get hands-on experience on a working farm and also explore the natural world surrounding the ranch.

Slide Ranch offers 10 nature-based camps geared for all different age groups including Ranch Rangers (ages 5 to 13), Slide Explorers (ages 5 to 8), and Junior Farmers (ages 8 to 13). Slide Ranch also offers three Junior Camp Counselor weeks for teens ages 14–18, where they attend and help teach at the camp.

2015 Animal Care Summer Camps at the Marin Humane Society

January 27, 2015

Marin Humane Society Summer Camps Pet-loving kids can get hands-on experience with a variety of animals with the Marin Humane Society's 2015 Animal Care Summer Camps. These popular camps at the MHS campus in Novato teach children important skills in animal handling, care, and welfare. Children entering grades 1 through 6 can attend Junior Animal Camp, Animal Care Camp, and Senior Animal Care Camp, where activities include animal-themed arts and crafts, games and activities, an introduction to careers involving animals, and daily visits from the MHS's Animal Ambassadors.

Older children entering grades 7 through 12 can attend Teen Animal Care Camp where they will experience the daily work of an animal shelter. They will learn about animal related careers, animal care and behavior, and animal welfare, and get daily hands-on experience with shelter and volunteer animals. Teens can also participate as Teen Counselor Assistants, where they'll assist for one week-long camp session and earn community service credit.

The 2015 Marin Summer Camp Guide is Here!

January 26, 2015

Supernova at Camp GalileoThe 2015 edition of our annual Marin Summer Camp Guide is here! Marin Mommies' Marin Summer Camp Guide is a comprehensive directory of summer camps in Marin County, with select camps from elsewhere in the San Francisco Bay Area, including Sonoma County, San Francisco, the East Bay, and the Peninsula, included too.

If you run or represent a summer camp and wish to update your camp's information or add a new camp to the guide, submit the new or updated info in a listing here. We welcome listings for camps within Marin County and the greater San Francisco Bay Area, but if you have an awesome summer camp located outside the area that would be of interest to Marin and Bay Area families, feel free to submit the information and we'll consider adding it to the guide. (Note that all summer camp submissions are subject to administrator approval before they go live, and out-of-area camps will be included at the editors' discretion.)

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