Best Day Camps in the Bay Area

These Day Camps were voted the Bay Area’s 2021 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.

San Francisco & Marin

Gold: Slide Ranch. Focuses on teaching respect for animals, plants, the Earth and each other. Shoreline Highway, Muir Beach. 415-381-6155.

Silver: TechKnowHow. Multiple locations. 650-638-0500.

Bronze: Camp EDMO. Multiple Bay Area locations. 877-993-6673.

Bronze: Wheel Kids. Richmond Clubhouse, 149 18th Ave., San Francisco. 415-418-3524.

Silicon Valley

Gold: Silver Creek Academy. Offers weekly academic and themed camp sessions on subjects such as public speaking, logic, writing and more. 5619 Silver Creek Valley Road, San Jose. 408-839-5905.

Silver: Action Day Primary Plus Camp Tiki. Multiple locations. Main office: 3030 Moorpark Ave., Building D, San Jose. 408- 244-1968.

Bronze: California Sports Center. Multiple locations.

Bronze: Christian Righteousness Education Center. 19888 Prospect Road, Saratoga. 408-593-7777.

East Bay

Gold: The Growing Room. Camp is offered for kids in TK-sixth grade at four locations in San Ramon and Danville. Multiple locations. 925-837-4392.

Silver: Springfield Montessori School. 2780 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek. 925-944-0626; 5100 Brannigan St., Dublin. 925-828-5102.

Bronze: Camp Galileo. Multiple locations. 510-595-7293.

Bronze: TechKnowHow. Multiple locations. 650-638-0500.


Gold: San Carlos Children’s Theater. It has a variety of musical theater camps for ages 6 to 14 which perform full-scale productions. Multiple locations in San Carlos. 650-594-2730.

Silver: TechKnowHow. Multiple locations. 650-638-0500.

Bronze: Legarza Basketball Camp. Multiple locations.