Need Some Kid-Friendly Summer Activities?

Summer Fun Cafe 2015
This is a program sponsored in part by the Department of Agriculture and Parks and Recreation as well as with the Food Services of SDUSD where children 2 – 18 years can eat free. There is NO Registration, NO income verification, NO enrollment required. In San Diego, various school sites and recreation centers are participating in this great program. In addition, at participating recreation centers, they’ll have a special BBQ where parents/guardians can eat for a nominal fee (usually $2) as well as feature resources that are available for families.  For more information visit: available in English and Espanol.

Be sure to check out the Summer Fun Cafe Kickoff BBQ
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Skyline Hills Community Park 8285 Skyline Dr. San Diego 92114
10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Lunch served 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
For more information visit: available in English and Espanol

Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center-Day of Play
Saturday, June 27, 2015
10 am – 1 pm
Free Event!!!!
Join Olivewood Gardens in National City for their annual Day of Play where you can participate in a variety of activities for the whole family including arts and craft, making your own snacks, physical activities, and earn raffle tickets for a variety of prizes. The is a free event, registration is required as space is limited. See attached flyer for more info or visit:

Check with the local Recreation Center in your area for their summer program guides.

Summer Camps – many to choose from, inquire about financial aid, some
institutions offer a membership discount.

San Diego Summer Camps

San Diego Family Magazine

San Diego Youth Camp
Activities: Sports, Crafts, Games, Team Building, Swimming, Field Trips & More!  Summer Camps Available!
Ages 5-12
What to bring to camp daily: Closed toed comfortable shoes, lunch/snack & and a great attitude.
Summer Camp Dates:
June 16th – September 3rd
•12 weeks
For more information: or email

Balboa Park

Basketball Camp
Session 1
3rd, 4th, 5th grades
8 am – 12 pm
6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th grade
1 pm – 5 pm
July 29, 30, and 31
Use code: witheyblock20 to get 20% off of $175


San Diego Zoo


San Diego Civic Dance Arts

Pre-dancer dance camp (for ages 3.5 – 6 years)

Summer Reading Programs:

There is a summer reading program as well as the special
presentations going on at the North Clairemont library (the summer reading
program itself is happening at all of the public libraries but each branch
chooses to do special presentations).

Here’s a link to the public library:

National PTA has resources for Family Reading, go to the link below and scroll down for resources:

Other resources:

UCSD Summer Reading:

Barnes and Noble

Schoolastics Summer Reading Program (free online program)

This web article summarizes what is mentioned above and more:

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