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City of Palo Alto Summer Camps

Discover a world of excitement, exploration, and adventure at the City of Palo Alto Summer Camps, spanning two incredible locations in beautiful Palo Alto – Foothills Park and Mitchell Park.
Ignite your child's imagination and passion as they embark on a journey of fun, all while making lasting memories and lifelong friends.

 2024 Camp Coordinator:
Tahlia Fehl -

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Camp Palo Alto

Age: 3y - 4y

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Mitchell Park Fun Camp

Age: 5y - 7y

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Mitchell Park Day Camp

Age: 8y - 10y

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Foothills Fun Camp

Age: 5y - 7y

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Foothills Day Camp

Age: 8y - 10y

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Foothills Adventure Camp

Age: 11y - 13y

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Make X Summer Camp

Age: 12y - 14y

More About Our Camps!

  • Unleash Creativity: Our innovative camps are designed to nurture your child's imagination and curiosity. From arts and crafts to hands-on activities, every camper can dive into a world of creativity that inspires self-expression.

  • Explore Nature at Foothills Park: Set in the breathtaking Foothills Park, our campers experience hiking, canoeing, and crafting activities like tie-dye and friendship bracelets. Field games like dodgeball and chaos tag keep the excitement rolling in this pristine natural setting.

  • Nature and Play at Mitchell Park: Each of our Mitchell Park camps has its own Community Center classroom where they can participate in arts and crafts, tabletop games, and the occasional movie screening. On top of having their own classroom, these camps have their own outdoor space, access to the Mitchell Park fields, and the chance to explore the enchanting Magical Bridge Playground. 

  • Build Friendships: Forge bonds that last a lifetime as your child interacts with peers from diverse backgrounds. Our camp environment promotes inclusivity, teamwork, and cooperation, ensuring every camper feels valued and connected.

  • Unforgettable Memories: From thrilling games of dodgeball to making colorful friendship bracelets, every day at our camps is an opportunity for your child to create cherished memories. Let their summer be filled with laughter, joy, and moments they can treasure forever.

  • Expert Guidance: Our experienced and dedicated staff are committed to providing every camper with a safe, nurturing, and stimulating environment. On top of three to five Counselors, each camp has a Site Director and Assistant Site Director who are a part of our Camp Leadership Team or CLT. Our staff receives extensive training, including CPR and First Aid certification, to ensure they are well-prepared for any situation, allowing your children to enjoy a safe and fun experience.

  • Camps for All Ages and Locations: We offer a variety of camps for children aged 3 to 13 at both Foothills Park and Mitchell Park. This ensures a tailored experience that meets the needs and interests of every age group.

  • Easy Registration: Securing your child's spot in the ultimate Palo Alto day camp adventure has never been easier. Check out session dates, and complete hassle-free online registration through the Enjoy Catalog.

Camp Locations: 

Foothills Nature Preserve 

11799 Page Mill Rd,

Los Altos Hills, CA 94022 

Mitchell Park Community Center 

3700 Middlefield Rd,

Palo Alto, CA 94303 

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