The Best Summer Camps in Santa Clara

Are you ready for summer? It will be here before you know it and with promises of life slowly getting back to normal, now is a great time to start planning for the upcoming months. Kids have been cooped in the house and needing something to engage them, summer camps are a true lifesaver. We know establishing new routines and adjusting to a new normal will be stressful. Lucky for you, we have put together a guide of some great summer camps in the Santa Clara area available for your children to help you start planning. 

Children at Snapology
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1. Snapology

‍Snapology’s curriculum is designed to build on the math, science and technology knowledge students have gained over the school year to keep them interested and engaged in STEAM year-round. But shh…don’t tell them it’s educational! The best part about Snapology is that their programs are so packed with fun, children will be excited to return to school next year to use what they've learned. Exciting summer camp themes include Adventures with Star Wars®, Gamebots, Junior Creators, Amusement Park Engineering and much more! Snapology also focuses on developing real-world interpersonal skills through sharing ideas, communicating and working together. Check out what this parent had to say about Snapology: “So much fun for kids! The summer camps are a blast and they still got to learn a lot about science. Definitely the best place to send a kid to keep them learning.” There are multiple dates, locations, and themes to choose from. Right now Snapology is offering risk-free summer camp booking to help ease parents' concerns of potential cancellations during these uncertain times. Learn more here.

Children Painting
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2. CalColor Academy

Calling all art lovers! At CalColor Academy your kids will get the chance to work with dedicated teachers in a small class environment. All camps include art shows at the end of the week for the campers to show off their work. Some camp options include field trips to art museums. There is a wide variety of camp themes for parents to choose from ensuring a fun experience for their children. 

Children performing
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3. CMT San Jose

Take the stage with CMT San Jose! With CMT San Jose, your child will be able to express themselves in a great way! Camps are offered throughout the summer in four different age categories from Tiny Tots to Mainstage programs. Every session is different so your little star can participate all summer. CMT San Jose keeps class sizes small to make sure your child gets the attention they deserve. Theater is a fun and memorable way to spend the summer.

Children playing sports
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4. YAC Summer Camps

If your child loves sports, YAC Summer Camps are for you! Campers will get to play different sports, go on field trips, swim in the Warburton pool, and complete sports-related arts and crafts. Each week has a different theme including Laser Tag, Ice Skating, Chuck E. Cheese, and much more for a summer full of fun!

Gymnastics studio
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5. California Sports Center

Learn flips and tricks at California Sports Center’s gymnastics, dance, and ninja camps! CSC also has swimming camps. With so many options, your child's summer is sure to be a blast! There are half day, full day, and extended care options to fit into every parents schedule. CSC also has at home camp activities for the start of the summer.