25 Summer Camps for Kids in Santa Clara
July 2, 2021

2021 Summer camps for kids in Santa Clara are here! As the state of California is heading back to normalcy, Santa Clara summer camps are now operational and open for registration.

After over a year of pandemic disruptions, summer camps for kids in Santa Clara are now getting a green light. Yes, it’s going back to normal this summer season. These summer camps have been preparing their programs and reconstructing their facilities. That is to make their overall operation pertinent to the underlying health and safety regulations. If you are one of those who have called off summer camp planning, it’s time to recalibrate your plans and make it a go for your kids to enjoy!

It’s summer season… Let the summer camp search begins!

Santa Clara summer camps offer an exciting variety of activities and tons of choices like sports, arts and crafts, technology, spirituality, and everything in between. These summer programs offer your children the opportunity to get outdoors and learn. And to ensure that your kids will continue to enjoy the summer season, we have pulled together our list of 25 summer camps for kids in Santa Clara ready to take you on an adventure. Every other in-person camp listed below remains safe, well-equipped, and organized to shape your children in the different aspects of life and stimulate their continued development during the summer season.


Please call the summer camp provider for information on how they are adhering to the Santa Clara County health guidelines.

Summer Camps for Kids in Santa Clara

2021 Summer In-Person Pod Camps

2021 Summer In-Person Pod Camps

Rock-It Science
2110 Walsh Ave., Santa Clara, CA 95050
Phone Number: (408) 969-1900

Bring Rock-It Science to you, in a learning pod environment! Families host a learning pod at their house with up to 8 kids (kids can be from one family or multiple families). A Rock-It Science instructor will come to you, bringing all the science materials and equipment needed to explore that day’s experiments with your kids. You just need to provide some space, such as a backyard, and the kids!

As host, you choose the theme and age range of the class, how many kids participate (up to 8), and which kids are invited. Perfect for learning pods, homeschool co-ops, large families, or friend groups. Schedules will be 3 days a week, MWF, 3 hours per day. Exact hours will be set by mutual agreement between host family and Rock-It Science, morning and afternoon times available.

Santa Clara summer camps - The Dance Affair Summer Day Camps

The Dance Affair Summer Day Camps

850 N Winchester Blvd., San Jose, CA 95128
Phone Number: (408) 243-4834

The Dance Affair is a well-established dance school in San Jose. They have been offering summer camps for kids in San Jose and Santa Clara for over 30 years. They feel dance training is an important and valuable, as well as enjoyable, step in a student’s life. They are excited and confident in their program and all it has to offer. They invite you to browse the site, visit their facility, try a class, join their dance family, and be a part of something good.

Click HERE for the list of summer day camps and register your kids today!

things to do with kids - Camp Captivate Summer Program

Camp Captivate Summer Program

615 Hobart Terrace, Santa Clara, CA 95051
Phone Number: (408) 785-0121

Camp Captivate summer program helps parents get great value for their hard-earned money while ensuring that their child develops the confidence and skills needed to advance academically and grow socially.

Each camp includes custom curated kits for you to keep! This program helps students develop skills needed to thrive and is congruent to the Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards.

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!

California Sports Center

2021 CSC Summer Camps

California Sports Center

City of Sunnyvale Gymnastics
SV Community Center
Phone Number: (408) 823-8492
Gymnastics | Camps

Morgan Hill
E. Dunne Exit
Phone Number: (408) 776-0141
Gymnastics | Ninja | Camps

San Jose / Campbell
Phone Number: (408) 377-1005
Gymnastics | Dance | Ninja | Camps

Great Oaks
South San Jose
Phone Number: (408) 360-9400
Gymnastics | Dance | Ninja | Camps

Race Street
Midtown San Jose
Phone Number: (408) 280-5437
Gymnastics | Dance | Ninja | Camps


Learn skills and have fun this summer season! At CSC Summer Camps, your child will participate in active sports-specific skill development with their excellent instructors. Campers also enjoy movement, fitness games, crafts, educational activities, ninja skill development, and making new friends! They recommend packing snacks. Full day campers should bring a bag lunch.

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!

Santa Clara summer camps - Monticello Academy

Camp Monticello

Monticello Academy – Monroe Campus
3401 Monroe St., Santa Clara, CA 95051
Phone Number: (408) 261-0494

Monticello Academy – Lochinvar Campus
3345 Lochinvar Ave., Santa Clara, CA 95051
Phone Number: (408) 615-9416

At Camp Monticello, they strongly believe that each child is an individual with their interest and passion. They foster students to build on their prior knowledge and expand their learning by allowing them to make choices in what they want to further develop. This year, Monticello Academy is offering a

summer school program in conjunction with its Camp Monticello. Students can enroll in Camp

Monticello only, or Camp Monticello and Summer School combined.

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!

things to do with kids - Pasitos School Central

Summer Camp at Pasitos 2021!

Pasitos School Central
102 Sonora Ave., San Jose, CA 95110
Phone Number: (408) 392-0000

Come to Pasitos for fun this summer season. All weeks feature complete Spanish immersion, small stable cohorts, and a variety of daily and weekly activities and projects to choose from. Families are encouraged to register their children for the entire summer session. By registering for the entire summer, you are guaranteed small stable groups and can make plans with the children for fun & games!

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!

Harker School Summer Camps

Harker School Summer Camps

500 Saratoga Ave., San Jose, CA 95129
Phone Number: (408) 249-2510

Harker School Summer Camps provide an engaging, enriching academic environment alongside a variety of afternoon activity program options. Strong academics and rich and varied activities are hallmarks of a Harker summer season. This 2021, KinderCampers, Summer Camp Plus, and Summer Institute Middle School and Upper School are back for kids and young teens. Pick a class or activity to expand your knowledge in a favorite subject or to challenge yourself in a new area! Join any of these programs and have a seriously smart summer at Harker!

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!

Santa Clara summer camps - Safari Run

 Safari Run Summer Camp 2021

1180 Kern Ave., Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Phone Number: (408) 579-9218

Summer season can be a time of fun, exploration, and expanding horizons for children. Safari Run is committed to providing a safe environment for the children of our community. Its Summer Camps have been re-structured to follow the Santa Clara County Health Orders and guidelines. They will be able to host one group per week, kids ages 5-10.

Click HERE for more information about summer camps and register your kids today!

summer camps for kids in Santa Clara - DesignX


100 W Portola Ave., Los Altos, CA 94022
Phone Number: (650) 823-7548

As schools begin to re-open this spring and the pandemic is expected to be behind us by early summer, DesignX is excited to once again offer high-quality IN-PERSON summer programs for kids and teens. This summer season, students ages 7-15 years old will learn to take their unique ideas from concept to completion in a creative environment with an all-NEW curriculum in Fashion Upcycling and concepts of sustainability woven through all our programs — building together with our renewed sense of commitment to the planet.

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!

Santa Clara summer camps - Overflow Sports Academy

Overflow Sports Academy

2010 El Camino Real #604, Santa Clara, CA 95050
Phone Number: (408) 479-1811

Overflows Sports Academy’s Summer Camp is a fun week of sports and learning. Their Youth Campers will learn how to assess their situation, make better decisions, and execute, while on the field. Their mentors nurture the campers’ leadership skills, reinforce confidence, and help them find their foundation in Christ.

Safety is paramount. OSA makes sure every registered camper understands their responsibility in safety and executing the drills at their own level.

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!

Camp Shalom

Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center
14855 Oka Rd., Los Gatos, CA 95032
Phone Number: (408) 357-7416

Camp Shalom offers a variety of programs for different ages and interests. What unites all their campers is a shared sense of values. Each week they focus on a different value through fun, hands-on experiences.

Based on the Santa Clara County Public Health Department’s June 15 announcement allowing day camps to reopen, Camp Shalom has decided to move forward with an in-person summer program for kids entering 1st-8th grades. These Santa Clara summer camps will be engaging and fun, with procedural guidance from local, state, and federal health and camping agencies.

Click HERE for more information about summer camps and register your kids today!

Athena Camps

1261 Lincoln Ave., Suite 107, San Jose, CA 95125
Phone Number: (408) 490-4972

It is one of the all-girls summer camps for kids in Santa Clara. Discover a camp where creativity thrives, where girls are encouraged to color outside the lines. And where they cooperate rather than compete, and where they lift each other.

Athena Summer Day Camp is the Bay Area’s leading girl-powered summer camp. During a week at camp, girls from kindergarten to 8th grade build community, confidence, and creativity through the unique combination of sports, art themes, and mentorship. This summer season, Athena Camps’ coaches lead campers in celebrating friendship, discovering her inner beauty, and dreaming big.

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!

French-American School Summer Camp

1522 Lewiston Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Phone Number: (408) 746-0460

This year’s summer camp for kids – 5th-grade students, is designed to give your child an opportunity to learn and explore in a nurturing environment. The average child-adult ratio is 1 to 10. This allows for the students to benefit from a small group and gain more personal attention from their camp staff.

Your camper will have an opportunity to attend any/all the weeks within this four-week offering. All camp staff will have their Covid-19 vaccines.

Give your child a summer season filled with new friends and great memories!

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!

CCIKA Summer Camp 2021

Camp Carter International Karate Association
14910 Camden Ave., San Jose, CA 95124
Phone Number: (408) 628-0095

Camp Carter International Karate Association is a community of committed and positive martial arts instructors and students. They are striving to improve the physical, mental and social aspects of their lives. They work together to help everyone achieve their goals and become the best they are capable of becoming.

CCIKA Summer Camp 2021 offers an exciting week of Karate training, games, fun activities, and new friends this summer season! Campers ages 4 to 16 are welcome!

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!

CCS 2021 Summer Camp

Campbell Christian Schools
1075 W Campbell Ave., Campbell, CA 95008
Phone Number: (408) 370-4900

Campbell Christian Schools is dedicated to serving families and providing exciting programs for children year-round. All of its Santa Clara summer camps are available to families who do not attend CCS during the academic year. CCS Elementary Summer Camp is currently enrolling students who have completed Kindergarten through third grade.

On the other hand, Sports Camps are for students completing 3rd-8th grade. Its goal is to allow each camper to develop their skills in the sport of their choice in a positive, fun, and organized learning environment. They want to bring out the best in each individual by coaching fundamentals, strategy, sportsmanship, and teamwork.

All skill levels are welcome. Participants will be grouped by age and ability. All sports are co-ed. Camps are open to children that are not enrolled at Campbell Christian Schools.

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!

Camp CMT

Children’s Musical Theater San Jose
1401 Parkmoor Ave., Suite 100, San Jose, CA 95126
Phone Number: (408) 288-543

CMT San Jose is thrilled to bring back Camp CMT in person this Summer. Camp CMT offers comprehensive theater training that promises to be engaging, challenging, and inspiring. In stable groups, campers rotate to classes in Voice, Acting, Dance, and special elective classes. Each two-week session culminates in an outdoor performance for guests.  CMT recognizes each child’s talent and gives him or her the necessary building blocks to grow as a performer. No auditions are required!

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!

2021 Circus Summer Camps

Cirque San Jose
350 Saratoga Ave., San Jose, CA 95129
Phone Number: (408) 515-6769

Cirque San Jose offers summer circus camps to sharpen skills and fill the day with fun during summer season! Kids learn acrobatics, floor gymnastics, plate-spinning, globe-walking, poi spinning, juggling, stilts, aerial silks, and aerial rope – and more!

2021 Circus Summer Camps will run in 3 three week sessions.

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!

Code Ninjas San Jose Summer Camp

1701 Lundy Ave, Suite 120, San Jose, CA 95131
Phone Number: (408) 753-2633

Transform your child’s love for technology into an exciting learning adventure. Guided by a Code Senseis team, Code Ninjas Camps empower kids to gain valuable tech skills and make new friends. It’s an unforgettably fun learning experience!

It is among the Santa Clara summer camps that focus on technology and innovation for kids. By the time they completed the camp, they’ll have published a real app in the app store!

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!

Camp Horizons 2021

Early Horizons
1510 Lewiston Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Phone Number: (408) 746-3020

Camp Horizons 2021 will offer 9 weeks of exciting educational group projects, crafts, sports, and academics so your child will learn, grow and thrive. The summer camp program has been one of the best in the Bay Area for over 30 years! They have qualified teachers who are thoroughly trained, enthusiastic, and always provide an amazing experience whether they are on or off campus. Don’t miss out on your child’s opportunity.

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!

Shiva’s Art Camp

Shiva Nourpouri
3629 Bercaw Lane, San Jose, CA 95124
Phone Number: (408) 464-1960

Shiva’s art camp provides a range of different art mediums and materials to be explored. Students will complete a dynamic work of art from whimsical to functional. They will use a variety of materials and mediums including acrylic paint, drawing, watercolor, pastel, charcoal, clay sculpture, collage, weaving, and making baskets.

Their goal is to give children the opportunity to freely express themselves through art and experience personal growth. They will also have a physical activity before lunchtime. Young artists will explore their imaginations develop creativity, gain confidence, and most importantly, have fun together. All materials are included.

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!

Santa Clara Soccer Camps

Off the Wall Soccer
700 Mathew St., Santa Clara, CA 95050
Phone Number: (408) 988-6900

World Cup Soccer Camps & Clinics has set the standard of excellence for youth soccer camps, classes, and personal soccer training. With an emphasis on instruction, your child will receive the highest level of attention in a fun and safe environment.

Their morning sessions are dedicated to technical training and developing skills. They create many touches on the ball to make it exciting and to improve your child’s game. Half days conclude with small-sided games. In the afternoons, they play matches where they work on tactics and positioning. All coaches are skilled players, great with children, and love to teach. Your child will be a better player after camp while having a lot of fun.

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!

Art Beat 2021 Summer Camps

The Art Beat
68 E. Campbell Ave., Campbell, CA 95008
Phone Number: (408) 370-5002

Art Beat offers an Open Creative Studio environment where you can select from their wide variety of ceramic bisque pieces to paint. They aren’t your typical pottery place, though. They are a working art studio. In addition to the traditional pottery painting, you can create a variety of art projects; hand-building with clay, mosaics, stepping stones, terracotta pots, and more!

Join the Ultimate Art Camp! Your child will learn a little of everything they teach here, from clay to painting with acrylic paints and oil pastels. Your child will have a considerable amount of fun playing and learning at the same time.

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!

Summer Boot Camps

C2 Education
730 El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Phone Number: (408) 762-5430

After a school year complicated by a mix of virtual, hybrid, and face-to-face learning, students can’t afford to slip during the summer. C2’s Summer Boot Camps can help you get ahead of the crowd. Their intensive summer season boot camps help students master core skills and knowledge to help them succeed on standardized tests and in the classroom.

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!

Summer Fencing Camps

Academy of Fencing Masters
1269 Forgewood Ave., Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Phone Number: (408) 542-9580

AFM Summer Camps are designed to improve fencing technique and general conditioning of fencers during the summer season and start a new season on a high note. They run two types of camps: for Foil fencers (Beginner and Intermediate levels) and Epee fencers (Beginner and Intermediate levels).

Your child will learn to fence, play fun and engaging developmental sports games, make friends, and will have incredible fun. They will come home tired and hungry from the daily activity, and all they will talk about on their way home and in the evening is who they scored touches against, how they tricked their opponents, and how many wins they had. They would hardly wait till the next morning to return to their summer fencing camp.

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!

Summer Reading Camp

Club Z!
994 Country Ln San Jose, CA 95126
Phone Number: (408) 600-2846

Help turn your reluctant reader into a super reader this summer season with help from Club Z! They are now enrolling for Summer 2021 Level 1: Reading Camp for Grades 1-6. This course is designed for students entering grades 1 through 6 in the Fall. Students will learn best practices for improving reading comprehension, reading fluency, and speed reading.

Click HERE for the list of summer camps and register your kids today!


Have you spotted the best summer camp for your kids yet?

The Santa Clara summer camps listed above have their unique way of empowering your children with creative recreational activities. All of these are worthwhile endeavors for your kids during the summer season. They have well-planned programs directed to cultivate your kids and essentially build the next generation of leaders and game-changers.

Summer camps for kids in Santa Clara also have highly qualified coordinators and trainers that can professionally facilitate the learnings their respective camps want to impart. They have excellent facilities and venues that can give your kids an exceptional experience, a once-in-a-lifetime involvement, and immersion—something that they can surely anticipate every year.

Santa Clara offers a wide variety of opportunities for kids to enjoy and have fun all year round! Check out our list of resources for kidsthings to do, or browse through our Places to Go section. Be updated with the latest happenings through our Santa Clara events section. Find more summer camp for kids in our Summer Camps category. If you’re even more curious and seek to learn more about kids’ topics, tips, and guides, check out our summer blog posts.

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