Summer Camps

North Park Neighborhood Camps

Digital Gym – 2921 El Cajon Blvd.

Expressive Arts – 3201 Thorn St.

Summer Specials on Art Classes and Camps – Keep your children’s creativity flowing this summer with Green Art Labs classes and camps for all ages. STEAM learning, engineering, inventing, designing, collaborating, problem solving, confidence building as you create with reusable materials.

  • Creative Families – Parent/child ages 2-5, Mondays 10:00-11:00
  • Creative Kids – Ages 5+, Mondays 3:30-5:00
  • Summer Camps – Ages 5+,August 14-17 & 21-24, 9:00-3:00, Single day & 1/2 day options
  • Creative Youth Dance Class with Yellowbird Expressive creative_youth_dance_2017Arts, Ages 7-12m July 11 – August 1 (4-week series) Tuesdays from 5:30-6:30pm
    Facilitator: Erika Malone, M.A. Expressive Arts & Dance Teaching Artist
    Class Description: Creative Youth Dance is a dynamic blend of creative movement, modern, and hip hop. This is a great class for all levels, and no experience is necessary. Kinesthetic awareness, creative self expression, and community building will all have an equal focus. Safe and supportive atmosphere! Please contact Erika Malone at or (619) 322-1077 with questions or to register for the class. $50 for the series, $15 drop-in per class

Flamenco Gypsy Yoga Camp, 3532 Cooper Street

Join ASE Flamenco instructor Señora Sonny Burton for a cultural arts summer camp experience of dance, music, drama, painting, storytelling and puppetry. July 10 – Aug 4 at 3532 Cooper Street, Ms. Sonny’s home dance studio just a few blocks from McKinley Elementary. 4 weeks (full day or half day) to choose from. To sign up, contact Ms. Sonny at or call 619.640.6425. Deadline for sign-ups: July 3. Please see flyer for more details. ¡Olé!

More San Diego Camps

Balboa Park camps

Camp Create – 11805 Miro Circle, San Diego, CA 92131

  • Jennie Ganesan is a credentialed middle school teacher with a specialty in project-based learning. The kids will have a lot of fun! Download the flyer.

Humane Society – ANIMAL ADVENTURE CAMP – 5500 Gaines Street, San Diego, CA 92110

Week-long Overnight Chess Camp, Lake Arrowhead

Located at beautiful Lake Arrowhead from July 23 – 28.Campers are divided into six groups: “White-Kings” (advanced) and “Black-Kings (advanced), White-Queens” (intermediate) and “Black-Queens” (intermediate) “White-Knights” (beginner) and “Black Knights” (beginner). Each level participates in a Socratic learning forum, dubbed the “The Evans Method” by the United States Chess Federation. Designed to stimulate excitement and fun in the learning process, the Evans Method has produced national champions at every scholastic level and is used in dozens of schools throughout Southern California.

Campers learn with peers in an exciting, cumulative merit system that rewards participation. Practice joins theory with a chess tournament, a speed chess tournament, a simultaneous chess exhibition and a bughouse tournament. The Mate Race, a chess problem-solving relay event, rounds out the schedule of activities. Every camper gets prizes and a trophy!

Other exciting features:

  • Swimming Pool and Jacuzzi
  • Ping Pong, Air Hockey, and Foosball
  • Archery
  • Scrabble and Shogi
  • Bug House and Bug Hunts
  • Brand new Splash Island
  • Two 300 ft Water Slides into the lake

This is our 25th year, and Chess Life published an article about our camp to mark this anniversary. I’ve attached it here if you are interested in reading it. For details and registration, you can call us at 619-585-1050 or visit our website.

Robolink – 2 locations

The Whole Child Learning Company – multiple locations

Thoughtstem – multiple locations

We’re excited to be teaching kids the most popular programming languages and the most cutting edge technologies this summer all over San Diego!