Best Day Camps in the Bay Area

These Day Camps were voted the Bay Area’s 2022 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.

Silicon Valley

Gold: Silver Creek Academy. It has week-long academic summer day camps in subjects like reading, writing, math, public speaking and leadership. San Jose.

Silver: Action Day Primary Plus Camp Tiki . Multiple locations.

Bronze: Camp EDMO. Los Altos and Los Gatos.


Gold: Camp EDMO. Pre-K through eighth-graders experience the adventure of camp while engaging in hands-on activities that unleash their inner maker, scientist and artist. Multiple locations.

Silver: TechKnowHow. Multiple locations.

Silver: Legarza Basketball Camp. Multiple locations.

Bronze: Project Ember. Menlo Park.

San Francisco and Marin

Gold: Camp EDMO. Summer camps include hands-on activities that unleash kids’ inner maker, scientist, artist and coder. Multiple locations.

Silver: Circus Center. San Francisco.

Bronze: Slide Ranch. Muir Beach.

East Bay

Gold: Kids’ Country. Offers a variety of themed weeks, from Upcycle to Waterworks at multiple Tri-Valley school sites. Alamo/Danville and San Ramon.

Silver: Springfield Montessori School. Walnut Creek and Dublin.

Bronze: Camp EDMO. Alameda and Oakland.