Summer Activity Ideas!

Summer Camp Ideas/Places to Go

1. East Bay Regional Parks-www.ebparks.org

a. Ardenwood Farm-Fremont

b. Coyote Hills-Fremont

c. Garin Park-Hayward

d. Lake Chabot

e. Other regional parks

2. Hayward Recreation-www.haywardrec.org

a. Shoreline Interpretive Center-670- 7270

b. Sulphur Creek 881-6747

c. Nature Camps-example Camp Tenderfoot

d. Art Camps

3. Oakland Zoo-www.oaklandzoo.org

4. Lawrence Hall of Science-great math and science camps. http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org

5. Sun Gallery-art camp http://www.sungallery.org

6. Math Science Nucleus-science camp in Fremont. http://www.msnucleus.org

7. Camp Galileo-various locations around the bay. Focuses on math and science. http://www.galileo-

learning.com

8. Tech Museum in San Jose-for 4 th grade and higher

9. Chabot College summer programs for kids-4 th grade and higher

10. Ohlone for Kids in Fremont-4 th grade and higher

11. City of Fremont Department of Recreation

12. Union City Leisure Services

13. Newark City Department of Recreation

14. Chabot Space and Science Center-Oakland

15. Vacation Bible School-various churches

16. California Academy of Sciences

17. Museum of Modern Art-San Francisco and San Jose each have one.

18. Mocha-Museum of Children’s Art in Oakland

19. San Francisco Zoo

20. Angel Island

21. Alcatraz Island

22. San Mateo County Parks: Coyote Point, Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, etc

23. Marine Science Institute: Redwood City

24. Aquarium By The Bay, San Francisco

25. Asian Art Museum

26. Legion of Honors

27. DeYoung Museum

28. Japanese gardens-Golden Gate Park, Hakone, Hayward

29. Amusement parks-Great America, 6 Flags Discovery Kingdom, Gilroy Gardens, Raging Waters,

30. Neighborhood parks

Some Things to Do during the Summer

1. Join the library reading program

2. Go visit a museum such as:

a. Oakland Museum

b. Lawrence Hall of Science

c. Lindsay Wildlife Museum

d. Cable Car Museum

e. Exploratorium

f. Children’s Discovery Museum in San Jose

g. Bay Area Discovery Museum in Sausalito

h. Coyote Point Museum

i. Tech Museum

j. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)

k. Asian Art Museum

l. Palace Legion of Honor (art museum)

m. De Young Museum

n. California Academy of Sciences

o. California State Railroad Museum (Sacramento)

p. Monterey Bay Aquarium

a. Oakland Zoo

b. San Francisco Zoo

c. Sacramento Zoo

d. Happy Hollow Zoo

4. Go hiking at an East Bay Regional Park

5. Do a sport such as:

a. Swimming

c. Roller skating/roller blading

d. Skateboarding

e. Basketball

f. Baseball

g. Football

h. Rock climbing

6. Watch a movie

7. Catch a baseball game

8. Visit Mrs. Grossman’s Sticker factory in Petaluma

9. Visit Golden Gate Park in SF-great playground and carousel

10. Sign up for a science camp

11. Make a play date with one of your friends

12. Go to the beach

13. Visit the neighborhood park-invite a friend

14. Visit a theme park:

a. 6 Flags (used to be Marine World)

b. Great America

c. Gilroy Gardens

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