Camp Fair

Welcome to Sequoia’s 3rd annual Summer Camp & Activity Fair hosted by the SPTO. The fair will take place on Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 9-11am during the Pancake Breakfast outside on the playground. Top East Bay Camps will be attending with information about their upcoming camps and fun activities available for the kids. Please take some time to check out these great camps and show your thanks for them taking time out of their day to make the day fun for Sequoia families.

The camp fair is an SPTO fundraiser through table fees paid for by the camps and raffle ticket sales. The raffle includes discounted weeks of summer camp (100%, 50% or 25%) at participating camps. More information about the raffle and information/restrictions can be found below.

Go Squirrels!

2019 Camps TBD, 2018 Summer Camp Attendees were:

Oakland Feather River Camp: Offers overnight Family Camp and Youth Camp (ages 7-15) options in Plumas National Forest on Spanish Creek near Quincy, California. Camp activities include swimming, hiking, campfires, talent shows, sports & games, archery and more! Check out for more info. 100% off Raffle Item.

Jumpin’ Gymsters: A sports and recreation program that now offers three weeks of summer camps in July for 4-8 year olds. The program’s focus is placed on building self-confidence, strength & coordination and teamwork. See for more info. 100% off Raffle Item.

Steve & Kate’s: Every aspect of the day camp (ages 4-12) is designed to put kids in charge of their own learning experience. They can choose from activities like coding, music, film, bread-making and fashion. Plus, taking breaks with sports, board games, organized camp games and more! Parents love the flexible day-pass option. Visit to learn more. 100% off Raffle Item.

Cooking Round the World: A fun cooking camp for boys and girls aged 6-13. Each camp day kids make 4-8 recipes, learn about the foods they just made, watch cooking demonstrations as well as play outside and group games. Most weeks are focused on exploring cultures and foods from around the world, with a few weeks being Specialty Camps. Check out to learn more. 100% off Raffle Item.

Camp 510: A hands-on summer camp for kids ages 6-14. Offers a one-of-a-kind experience by bringing teachers who are passionate about their work including chefs, artist, engineers, welders, musicians and tinkerers. Camp sizes are small with 15-18 campers per group. Go to to learn more. 100% off Raffle Item.

Trackers Earth: With an emphasis on the appreciation for the natural world Trackers offers numerous day and overnight camps that teach campers wilderness skills such as tracking, foraging, archery and more! Day camps are for grades 1-9 and Overnight camps for grades 5-12 (children are grouped by grade). Visit for more info. 50% off Raffle Item.

Mr. D’s Music Club: A multi-year award winning music, art and dance summer camp for ages 8-13. Each week of camp has a fun theme that the music selection and art projects are focused around. Campers learn songs and dances for the end of week show for family and friends and build a set for the performance. No experience necessary. Check out for more info. 50% off Raffle Item.

Downtown Oakland YMCA: Day Camps offer children (grades K-8th) positive developmental experiences and encourages them to forge bonds with each other and with staff while building confidence through skill-building activities suited to their age. Campers are able to explore creativity, teamwork and leadership. See for more info. 50% off Raffle Item.

BandWorks: Offers 7 unique summer camp programs for kids and teens. Most camps run morning (9am to 12pm) and afternoons (1pm to 4pm) each week. Free lunch supervision is provided for students who sign up for both morning and afternoon programs. Students get to experience the thrill of being in a rock band, playing songs together and work toward an end of week in-studio performance! Visit for details. 50% off Raffle Item.

Oakland Hills Tennis Center Camps: Focuses on the FUN-damentals of sport and life. Campers will have fun while learning proper technique, teamwork and sportsmanship. AM and PM camps available for kids 9-16. All skill levels welcome. Check out for more info. 50% off Raffle Item.

Pear Tree: Each week offers 5-10 year old children a unique theme explored through arts and crafts, cooking, sports, games and science. Academic support is offered one hour each morning to prevent summer learning loss. The week culminates in a theme-inspired on-site celebration. Visit to learn more. 50% off Raffle Item.

Firecracker Math: Combines half-a-day math instruction in the mornings followed by fun activities in the afternoon like cooking, magic, art, robotics, etc. Morning math topics include like algebra, geometry, graph theory, logic, and contests to spark kids interest and confidence in math. Check out to learn more. 25% off Raffle Item.

La Plazita Spanish Immersion: Offering six weeks of summer camp for K-5th graders. Kids will expand or learn Spanish while playing sports, dancing, cooking and making art – all in Spanish! Kids should bring their own lunch and the camp will provide an AM & PM snack, which the kids prepare themselves. Visit for more info. 25% off Raffle Item.

Mocha: Offers an innovative, hands-on arts activities for ages 6-12. Weekly themes include Art 101, science of art, bookmaking and more! Each themed week includes a variety of engaging projects. Go to to learn more.

Avid 4 Adventure: Teaches every kid (from pre-K to 12thgrade) how fun and empowering being outdoors can be. Day camp activities include biking, hiking, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, rock climbing, survival skills and more! Check out more info.

Doug’s Drama: Has been offering two-week summer camps for students K-8thgrade for over 20 years. Campers work on a play for the two-week session ending in an evening performance for families. Other activities include theater games, storytelling, comedy skits, creative drama and improve and lots of outdoor time. Go to more info.
Junior Center of Art and Science: Offers a creative and experiential summer day camp where your child explores visual arts, tinkering, electronics, building, making and crafts. Each weekly theme combines art, science and outdoor activities. Camp ages range from 5-10 years old. Sliding scale fees available. Visit to learn more.
Moment: A communication app for kids’ activities that builds community in each week of camp. Providers can post photos and videos from the camp day or direct message parents. Families love how Moment brings their child’s day home and fosters meaningful conversations about what they experience. On Moment, each camp is its own private community so information stays relevant for families.
Head Royce: The Summer Program offers children a wide variety of developmental appropriate academic, innovative, technological, physical and socially expansive activities that support the personal growth of all its participants for grades K-9 and upper school academic options. Two 3-week sessions available. See for more info.

Camp Fair Raffle:

The following camps have offered discounted weeks for Sequoia’s Camp Fair raffle. Raffle tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the SPTO table at the Camp Fair. During the camp fair you can add a raffle ticket to any camp that is of interest at their table. Please include your name, phone number and email address on the back of the raffle ticket so you can be notified of your win.

Grand Prize: Oakland Feather River Camp

Oakland Feather River Camp:

  • 100% off four night stay for a family of four ($1,424 value)
  • Choose four consecutive days of stay during Music for the Whole Family Week July 8th– July 15th
  • For NEW campers only
  • Location: 5469 Oakland Camp Rd, Quince, CA

100% off Camps:

Jumpin’ Gymsters: Two raffle items available:

  • 100% off one week of camp ($365 value for each week)
  • Weeks of July 8th– 13thor July 23rd– July 27th
  • Camp runs from 9am-3pm for 4-8 year olds.
  • Extended care is available for additional cost
  • Location: Lake Temescal Park, 6500 Broadway Ave. Oakland, CA.

Steve and Kates:

  • 100% off 5-day Guest Pass ($550 value)
  • Days must be allocated to a single child and are good for 2018 only, not for resale and non-transferable
  • Location: Park Day School, 360 42ndSt, Oakland, CA 94609

Cooking Around the World:

  • 100% off 1 week of ½ day camp ($325 value) August 6- 10th ONLY
  • Camp runs from 9am-1pm for 6-13 year olds
  • Full day option available for additional $160
  • Location: Kehilla Community Synagogue, 1300 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610

Camp 510:

  • 100% off one week of Starter or SP Camp (up to $490 value)
  • Camps run June 18th – August 17th
  • Discounted week is applicable only to weeks with availability. Offer excludes the River Camp.
  • Location: Park Day School, 360 42nd Street, Oakland, CA 94609

50% off Camps:

Mr D’s Music Club:

  • 50% off one week of camp ($175 value) for week of July 9-13 ONLY
  • Camp runs from 9am-3:30pm for 8-13 year olds
  • Extended care available for additional cost
  • Location: 6013 Lawton Ave, Oakland, CA 94618

Oakland Downtown YMCA:

  • 50% off one week of Traditional Camp for grades K-8th
  • YMCA Membership is required
  • Cannot be combined with financial aid
  • Location: 2350 Broadway, Oakland CA 94612


  • 50% off one week of 1/3 day camp ages 8+ ($148 value)
  • Not redeemable for cash and redemption value not to exceed $148
  • Expires August 2018
  • Camp Locations: Oakland, San Rafael and Los Altos

Oakland Hills Tennis Center Camps:

  • 50% off one week of camp ½ day camp or two ½ day sessions (up to $212.50 value)
  • Offered every week from June 11th – August 10th for 9+ year olds
  • Supervised lunch offered every day, but AM/PM extended care has an additional fee
  • Location: 5475 Redwood Road, Oakland, CA

Pear Tree Summer Camp:

  • 50% off one week of camp ($175 value) for kids aged 5-10 years old
  • Weekly themed camps run from 9am-3pm with extended care for an additional fee
  • July 4th week is prorated for the Holiday
  • Location: 8945 Golf Links Road, Oakland, CA


  • 50% off one week of camp (up to $274 value)
  • Camp runs June 18th through August 24th for grades K-10th
  • Free and flexible morning drop off from 8-8:50pm; extended care available for an additional fee
  • Location: Several East Bay locations available

25% off Camps:
Firecracker Math:

  • 25% off one or two weeks of math camp for ages 5-16 (up to $206 value)
  • Applicable for math camps only
  • Valid until July 31, 2018
  • Applicable at any Firecracker Math location (Oakland, Berkeley, Layafette)


  • 25% off one week of camp (up to $87 value)
  • Camps offered June 11th through August 10th
  • Flexible drop off between 8:30-9am, pre- & extended care available for an additional fee
  • Location: 1625 Clay Street, Oakland

Other Offers:

La Plazita Oaktown Ballers:

  • Free 5 classes of Baseball (Mondays) or Softball (Tuesdays) Hitting and Fielding ($100 value) – some experience is required
  • Ages 7-11 class is from 5-6:30pm and ages 12 and up from 6:30-8pm
  • Valid until July 31, 2018
  • Classes are ongoing. Non-consecutive attendance is fine.

Surprise raffle donation:

East Bay Dance Center:

    • Extended a 100% off summer camp raffle item ($250 value) to Sequoia even though they are not able to attend the Camp Fair
    • Offers a fun-filled camp from June 11 – August 6th
    • Location: 1318 Glenfield Avenue, Oakland, CA