Santa Cruz Summer and Day Camps

Santa Cruz Day and Summer Camps provide a wide variety of fun and educational opportunities for children of all ages.  From jazz camps to farming to sailing and horseback riding, you are sure to find something that will engage your child throughout the summer months.

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Camp HarmonEaster Seal Society

16403 Hwy 9, Boulder Creek  (831) 338-3383

Camp Krem — Children with special needs

102 Brook Lane, Boulder Creek (831) 338-3210

Horse-N-Around – The Mitchell Ranch

980 Travers Lane, Watsonville, CA  95076  (408) 528-5461

Horse-n-Around offers horseback riding lessons to beginner riders of all ages.  We have a unique children’s Discovery Program designed to introduce children to the world of horses.  We also offer summer camps. 

Kennolyn Camps

Address: 8400 Glen Haven Rd, Soquel, CA 95073   Phone: (831) 479-6714

Day, resident, family and equestrian camps. Campers enjoy miles of breathtaking trails through the Redwoods for hiking, Mountain Biking and Trail Riding.

Kruz Kidz — day camps

2701 Cabrillo College Drive, Aptos, CA 95003  (831) 465-3386

Kuumbwa Jazz Camp

Cabrillo College, 6500 Soquel Dr., Aptos, CA      (831) 427-2227

Summer Jazz Camp is an annual day camp for students entering grades 8-12 who are interested in learning jazz, improvisation and jazz appreciation. Students receive both one to one and group instruction. The camp focuses on performance, basic improvisation and theory, concepts and phrasing, history and appreciation. The camp is directed by Santa Cruz County music educators Steve Wilson and Terrel Eaton. Additional jazz instructors will assist daily.

Mission Springs Camps and Conference Center

1050 Lockhart Gulch Rd.,  (831) 335-9133

Monte Toyon Camp & Conference Center 

Address: 220 Cloister Ln, Aptos, CA 95003 
Phone: (831) 688-5420

Redwood Christian Park

15000 Two Bar Road, Boulder Creek  (831) 338-2134

YMCA Camp Cambell

16275 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006  831-338-2128