These camps were voted the Best Day Camps in the Bay Area in Bay Area Parent’s 2023 Best of the Best reader poll. Read the full list of winners here.
Gold: Silver Creek Academy. It has week-long academic summer day camps in subjects like reading, writing, math, public speaking and leadership. San Jose. scaasanjose.com/summer-academic-camps.
Silver: Summer @Action Day. Multiple locations. actiondayprimaryplus.com.
Bronze: The Music Place. Sunnyvale and San Jose. musicplace.com.
Gold: San Carlos Children’s Theater. School-age children will learn acting, directing and stagecraft skills to showcase a performance at the end of camp. Multiple locations. Sancarloschildrenstheater.com.
Silver: Pied Piper Players. Burlingame. piedpiperplayers.org.
Bronze: Redwood City Parks and Recreation. Redwood City. redwoodcity.org.
Gold: ARTifact. Camps, for kids preschool age to 12, allow campers to explore and let their creativity run wild. San Francisco. sfartifact.com.
Silver: Camp EDMO. Multiple locations. edmo.org.
Bronze: Steve and Kate’s Camp. Multiple locations. steveandkatescamp.com.
Gold: Monkey Business Camp. Kids at this camp spend most of their time unplugged and outdoors, playing and exploring nature with a diverse group of campers and counselors. Berkeley. monkeybusinesscamp.com.
Silver: The Growing Room. San Ramon and Danville. thegrowingroom.org.
Bronze: Springfield Montessori School. Walnut Creek and Dublin. springfieldmontessori.com.