Summer Discovery Camps – Bay Area Discovery Museum

Summer Discovery Camps

Summer Discovery Camps

Registration for Summer Camp starts as early as January 24.

Campers will have a blast with one and two-week camp sessions of robust programming that provides the perfect blend of Bay Area Discovery Museum's exhibits and the surrounding National Park, Fort Baker.

Members get priority registration for summer camp, early access to new exhibits, unlimited visits to the museum all year and more!

Summer Camp Enrollment Dates: 

  • Donor Circle: January 24
  • Supporting and The Discovery School: January 31
  • Family: February 7
  • Public: February 14

Enrollment opens at 10 a.m. for each level of membership and the public.

Summer Fun Starts Here

Learn, grow and play with new friends in Fort Baker National Park at Summer Discovery Camps.  

Bust summer boredom with 1-2 weeklong camp sessions filled with adventure! Your child will experience the best of Bay Area Discovery Museum with robust programming designed and led by our museum Educators.  

  • 1 or 2 Week Sessions  
  • Dates:
    • 1 week sessions: June 19 - June 23, June 26 - 30, July 5 - 7*, July 10 –14, July 17 – 21, July 24 – 28, July 31 – August 4, August 7 –11 
    • 2 week sessions: June 19 – 30, July 5 – 14**, July 17 – 28, July 31 – August 11. 
  • Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. daily 
  • Price:  
    • $1300, 2 week session 
    • $650, 1 week session 
  • Aftercare: Offered daily 3 – 4 p.m. 
    • $300, 2 week session 
    • $150, 1 week session 

*No camp Monday, July 3 or Tuesday, July 4. Price is pro-rated to $390 for camp and $90 for after-care.

**No camp Monday, July 3 or Tuesday, July 4. Price is pro-rated to $1040 for camp and $240 for after-care.

Age Groups

To be eligible for Summer Camps, children must be 4 years old by June 1, 2023.  To determine the best age group for your child, select an enrollment option for your child’s age by June 1, 2023.

When you log on to campsite, you will see all available enrollment options for your child's age.

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4 - 5 Years Old

This is where summer discoveries begin for Bay Area Discovery Museum's youngest campers. Your child will experience the world in new ways when they explore themes like art, science and nature. 

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5 - 6 Years Old

The future starts here! Build, create and discover new universes and forms of technology with hands-on, open-ended projects designed to ignite your child’s imagination.  

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7 - 8 Years Old

Tinker with digital tools in the Try It Studio or explore the world of textiles. The possibilities are endless! 

Learn More

Keep reading to prepare for camp, or check out the Camps FAQ page for all of the details.

Contact Us 

Questions? Email us at camps@badm.org.

Camps Guide
Download our quick guide to see all Discovery Camps themes for Summer 2023.

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