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Blue Camp

At Blue Camp, healthy play, socialization, and lifelong learning are part of our program’s core values.

 

About Blue Camp

Blue Camp is a comprehensive recreational day-camp for youth ages 7 – 12. Blue Camp is structured around the idea that all children need opportunities to play and engage in regular physical activity to support their mental health and well-being. Blue Camp combines developmental sports, outdoor learning, science, and the arts to provide a well rounded, and diverse recreational camp experience. In addition to a wide array of structured activities, campers are provided with ample opportunities to build positive relationships with friends through free play and group games that emphasize positive play and pro-social behaviors.

Daily Camp Schedule:   9:00AM – 4:00PM  (Early Drop-Off available at 7:30AM)

Afternoon Extended Care Schedule:  4:00PM – 6:00PM

 

2021 Camp Dates

Blue Camp offers One and Two week registration options for your convenience. Two-Week Session Dates are listed below. More information about One-Week sessions can be found under “Camp Information and Registration”.

Registration is NOW OPEN!

Cubs RegistrationBears RegistrationGrizzlies Registration
First Day of CampMon, June 7, 2021
Session I Mon, June 7 – Fri. June 18RegisterRegisterRegister
Session II Mon, June 21 – Fri July 2RegisterRegisterRegister
Mid-Summer IntersessionTues, July 6 – Fri, July 9RegisterRegisterRegister
Session III Mon, July 12 – Fri, July 23RegisterRegisterRegister
Session IVMon, July 26 – Fri, August 6RegisterRegisterRegister
End of Summer Intersession Mon, Aug 9 – Fri, Aug 13RegisterRegisterRegister
Last Day of Camp Fri, Aug 13, 2021

 

2021 Camp Information & Registration

Blue Camp is split into three distinct age groupings to ensure safety, and age appropriateness for all activities. Information about the dynamics and structure of each group can be found below.

Cubs

Cubs One & Two-Week Camp Sessions Available

Blue Camp Cubs participate in an array of recreational camp activities that include sports, group games, arts, outdoor exploration, and science/engineering. Youth explore different activities with a group of 14 – 20 other campers. Each group is led by trained and experienced Group Leaders. All Blue Camp Cubs participating in Two Week camp sessions participate in daily Swimming Lessons and Aquatic Activities. Specific activity examples are listed below:

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Exploratory Science
  • Basketball
  • Frisbee
  • F.U.N. (Fabulous Unbelievable Nonsense)
  • Nature & Environment
  • Soccer
  • Swim Lessons
  • Volleyball

Campers must be aged 7-8 (by June 1, 2021) or entering 2nd or 3rd grade in order to register for this camp group.

 

2021 Camp Sessions

Daily Camp Schedule:   9:00AM – 4:00PM  (Early Drop-Off available at 7:30AM)

Afternoon Extended Care Schedule:  4:00PM – 6:00PM

 AgesPriceStart DateEnd DateRegistration Link
Two Week Sessions
Cubs Session I7 – 8 Year Olds$6406/7/20216/18/2021Register
Cubs Session II7 – 8 Year Olds$6406/21/20217/2/2021Register
Cubs Session III7 – 8 Year Olds$6407/12/20217/23/2021Register
Cubs Session IV7 – 8 Year Olds$6407/26/20218/6/2021Register
One Week Sessions
Cubs Week 17 – 8 Year Olds$4206/7/20216/11/2021Register
Cubs Week 27 – 8 Year Olds$4206/14/20216/18/2021Register
Cubs Week 37 – 8 Year Olds$4206/21/20216/25/2021Register
Cubs Week 47 – 8 Year Olds$4206/28/20217/2/2021Register
Cubs Intersession A (Week 5)7 – 8 Year Olds$3007/6/20217/9/2021Register
Cubs Week 67 – 8 Year Olds$4207/12/20217/16/2021Register
Cubs Week 77 – 8 Year Olds$4207/19/20217/23/2021Register
Cubs Week 87 – 8 Year Olds$4207/26/20217/30/2021Register
Cubs Week 97 – 8 Year Olds$4208/2/20218/6/2021Register
Cubs Intersession B (Week 10)7 – 8 Year Olds$3208/9/20218/13/2021Register

Bears  & Grizzlies

Bears & Grizzlies Two-Week Camp Sessions

Two-Week Sessions offer campers the most variety and ability to customize their own camp experience. Some activities like Archery and Magic-The Gathering are only available on the two-week track. Campers participate in 3 activities in the morning and 3 activities in the afternoon. All campers are on that same schedule for the duration of their session. Campers who are registered for more than one session in a single summer, can update their preferences online up to two weeks before the session begins (as space allows).

Variety Track 1
Football
Volleyball
Magic the Gathering
Table Tennis
Lacrosse
FUN
Variety Track 2
Archery
Basketball
Track and Field
Soccer
Swimming*
Lacrosse
Field Sports Track
Softball/Kickball
Lacrosse
Football
Frisbee
Soccer
Dodgeball
Court Sports
Table Tennis
Dodgeball
Archery
Swimming
Basketball
Frisbee
Sports Only
Lacrosse
Archery
Soccer
Softball/Kickball
Dodgeball
Table Tennis
Girls Group
Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball
Art
Badminton
Hip Hop
Outdoor Education
Outdoor Science
Track and Field
Art
Archery
Table Tennis
Hiking & Nature
Fine Arts Track
Soccer
Drama
Swimming
Hip Hop
Archery
Art
Sports & Art
Dodgeball
Art
Basketball
Badminton
Frisbee
Cards
Games & Science
Cards
Magic the Gathering
Crafts
Chess
Outdoor Science
Archery

 

Bears & Grizzlies One-Week Camp Sessions

One-Week Camps offer campers a range of activities that are pre-determined by our program directors based on space and availability. Campers are all grouped together in a special one-week activity program. They are not placed in activities with two-week campers. You do not need to select preferences for one-week campers, as their activities are pre-selected based on the most popular activities at camp. Not all classes are offered on the one-week camp. If you would like more flexibility for your camper’s schedule, we suggest signing up for our Drop-In camp for the whole week or the two-week session.

One-Week – Blue Camp activities have included:

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Card Games & Tricks
  • Dodgeball
  • Football (touch)
  • Frisbee,
  • F.U.N. (Fabulous Unbelievable Nonsense)
  • Lacrosse
  • Nature & Environment
  • Rugby (Touch)
  • Soccer
  • Swim Lessons
  • Table Tennis
  • Volleyball

Note: activities are offered based on instructor availability and number of campers enrolled.

Campers must be aged 9-10 (by June 1, 2021) or entering 4th or 5th grade in order to register for the BEARS camp group.

Campers must be aged 11-12 (by June 1, 2021) or entering 6th or 7th grade in order to register for the GRIZZLIES camp group.

 

2021 Camp Sessions

Daily Camp Schedule:   9:00AM – 4:00PM  (Early Drop-Off available at 7:30AM)

Afternoon Extended Care Schedule:  4:00PM – 6:00PM

 

Blue Camp Bears

 AgesPriceStart DateEnd DateRegistration Link
Two Week Sessions
Bears Session I9 – 10 Year Olds$5806/7/20216/18/2021Register
Bears Session II9 – 10 Year Olds$5806/21/20217/2/2021Register
Bears Session III9 – 10 Year Olds$5807/12/20217/23/2021Register
Bears Session IV9 – 10 Year Olds$5807/26/20218/6/2021Register
One Week Sessions
Bears Week 19 – 10 Year Olds$4106/7/20216/11/2021Register
Bears Week 29 – 10 Year Olds$4106/14/20216/18/2021Register
Bear  Week 39 – 10 Year Olds$4106/21/20216/25/2021Register
Bears Week 49 – 10 Year Olds$4106/28/20217/2/2021Register
Bears Intersession A (Week 5)9 – 10 Year Olds$2707/6/20217/9/2021Register
Bears Week 69 – 10 Year Olds$4107/12/20217/16/2021Register
Bears Week 79 – 10 Year Olds$4107/19/20217/23/2021Register
Bears Week 89 – 10 Year Olds$4107/26/20217/30/2021Register
Bears Week 99 – 10 Year Olds$4108/2/20218/6/2021Register
Bears Intersession B (Week 10)9 – 10 Year Olds$2908/9/20218/13/2021Register

 

 

Blue Camp Grizzlies

 AgesPriceStart DateEnd DateRegistration Link
Two Week Sessions
Grizzlies Session I11 – 12 Year Olds$5806/7/20216/18/2021Register
Grizzlies Session II11 – 12 Year Olds$5806/21/20217/2/2021Register
Grizzlies Session III11 – 12 Year Olds$5807/12/20217/23/2021Register
Grizzlies Session IV11 – 12 Year Olds$5807/26/20218/6/2021Register
One Week Sessions
Grizzlies Week 111 – 12 Year Olds$4106/7/20216/11/2021Register
Grizzlies Week 211 – 12 Year Olds$4106/14/20216/18/2021Register
Grizzlies Week 311 – 12 Year Olds$4106/21/20216/25/2021Register
Grizzlies Week 411 – 12 Year Olds$4106/28/20217/2/2021Register
Bears Intersession A (Week 5)11 – 12 Year Olds$2707/6/20217/9/2021Register
Grizzlies Week 611 – 12 Year Olds$4107/12/20217/16/2021Register
Grizzlies Week 711 – 12 Year Olds$4107/19/20217/23/2021Register
Grizzlies Week 811 – 12 Year Olds$4107/26/20217/30/2021Register
Grizzlies Week 911 – 12 Year Olds$4108/2/20218/6/2021Register
Grizzlies Intersession B (Week 10)11 – 12 Year Olds$2908/9/20218/13/2021Register

 

Extended Day Options

Extend your child(ren)’s camp day, and rest easy knowing that you have some extra time to get through traffic, finish a few errands, or pick-up dinner before you pick up your child(ren).

Afternoon Extended Care Schedule:  4:00PM – 6:00PM DAILY

Extended Day options can be found below:

PriceSessions AvailableRegistration Link
2 Week Extended Care$115Sessions I – IVRegister
1 Week Extended Care$70Weeks 1 -4 & Weeks 6 – 9Register
1 Week Intersession Extended Care$60Intersession A (Week 5) & Intersession B (Week 6)Register

 

Contact

For more information about registering or general information please contact:

Jeffrey Lambert, Customer Service Asst. Manager

Recreational Sports Facility (First Floor) – 2301 Bancroft Way  |  Berkeley, CA 94720

Email: camps@berkeley.edu  |  Phone Number: 510-643-2267

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