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 Harmon — Easter Seal Society
16403 Hwy 9, Boulder Creek (831) 338-3383 https://www.easterseals.com/centralcal/our-programs/camping-recreation/
Camp Krem — Children with special needs
102 Brook Lane, Boulder Creek (831) 338-3210 https://campingunlimited.org/
Horse-N-Around – The Mitchell Ranch
980 Travers Lane, Watsonville, CA 95076 (408) 528-5461 http://www.horse-n-around.com/
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.
Address: 8400 Glen Haven Rd, Soquel, CA 95073 Phone: (831) 479-6714 https://www.kennolyncamps.com/
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 http://kruzkidz.com/
Kuumbwa Jazz Camp
Cabrillo College, 6500 Soquel Dr., Aptos, CA (831) 427-2227 https://www.kuumbwajazz.org/education/summer-jazz-camp/
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 https://www.missionsprings.com/summer-camps/
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 http://www.redwoodchristianpark.com/
YMCA Camp Cambell
16275 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006 831-338-2128 https://www.ymcasv.org/camp-campbell