School Life

Summer

Rich and varied activities are hallmarks of San Francisco School camps. Each summer at SFS is a summer to remember!

Summer 2023

This year, all summer camps were held on our beautiful village campus! Three sessions filled with joy, exploration, and discovery were offered for rising Preschool 4 to Middle School students. Programs were led by experienced faculty and staff who are passionate about summer learning and fun.

Extended Care from 3:00 - 5:00 pm for an additional fee

  Preschool/Kindergarten (rising PS4-K) Lower Elementary (rising 1st-3rd) Elementary
(rising 3rd-6th)
Middle School (rising 7th-8th)
Session 1
June 20 -30            

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Mud, Dirt, Sand and Clay with Saundra and Cressa

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I ❤️ SF with Nina 

River Camp
Land of the Tree People 

Leaders-in- Training

   

Basketball FUNdamentals
with Coach Mike

   

Session 2
July 3 - 14

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Discovering Science with Saundra and Cressa 
 

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Trailblazers with CJ

River Camp 
Land of the Tree People  

Leaders-in- Training

Session 3
July 17 - 28

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Exploring Imagination with Saundra and Desiree

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Treehouses and Treasures with Angelica Faustino

 

Leaders-in- Training

 

 

Preschool/Kindergarten Camps

Our youngest campers (rising Preschool 4 to Kindergarten) have their own special program to bridge the time between the spring and fall semesters. In this camp, familiar faces and secure surroundings are high priorities in our efforts to promote socialization skills and to build confidence.

Daily Schedule

 9:00 am - 9:15 am

Arrival/free play

9:15 am - 9:30 am

Morning circle

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Indoor activity time/outside time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Clean up/Set up lunch

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Nap time/other students transition to indoor activity time/outside time

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm 

Free choice

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

Pick up begins/Aftercare

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smallworldwow inspires children to be curious about the world, embrace new cultures, and live mindfully. This camp honors cultural heritage celebrates community, and builds connections to the world.

Lower Elementary Camps (Rising 1st - 3rd)

SFS Elementary camps for rising 1st to 3rd graders are designed to offer a variety of enrichment, skill-building, and play opportunities. Each week, a variety of full-day camps will be available from 8:45 a.m to 3:15 p.m. 

Daily Schedule

8:45 am - 9:00 am Drop off/free play 
9:00 am - 9:30 am Camp activity 
9:30 am - 10:00 am Recess
10:00 am - 11:00 am Camp activity 
11:00 am - 11:10 am Snack 
11:10 am - 12:00 pm Camp activity 
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Camp activity 
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Snack and recess

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smallworldwow on the go 

smallworldwow inspires children to be curious about the world, embrace new cultures, and live mindfully. This camp honors cultural heritage celebrates community, and builds connections to the world.

Basketball FUNdamentals

Basketball FUNdamentals 

Did you know that our own Preschool Teaching Assistant Michael Travis was a semi-professional basketball player who played in college, and in Alaska, Canada, and China? Currently, he coaches for SF Recreation and Parks as well as club basketball with his oldest son!

 

Upper Elementary Camps (Rising 3rd - 6th)

SFS Elementary camps for rising 3rd to 6th graders are designed to offer a variety of enrichment, skill-building, and play opportunities. Each week, a variety of full-day camps will be available from 8:45 a.m to 3:15 p.m.  

Riveropolis Maker Camp

Welcome to Riveropolis Maker Camp!  ​​There’s nothing like the sight, sound, and feel of cascading water to stimulate the imagination! In River Camp, kids explore art, architecture, and engineering as they construct a fantastic model river world with real rain, waterfalls, lakes, and islands. Along the banks of the river, campers will learn arts and craft techniques as they build houses, towers, castles, forests, gardens, statues, and more. Creating special features that link individual plots such as fences, walls, gates, roads, bridges, sky-rides, and boats introduces concepts of collaboration, civics, and urban design. The resulting 35-foot river landscape becomes the centerpiece for a Grand Tour for parents and friends on the final day of camp!

Middle School Camps (Rising 7th - 8th)

SFS Leaders-in-Training (LIT)

Application required. LITs not only help create outstanding experiences for our campers, but they also develop many amazing memories of their own. If you have attended camp in the past few years, this camp is designed for rising 7th and 8th graders who are interested in becoming leaders in their community. Students will participate in various rotations as well as receive hands-on experience by supporting the programming and day-to-day activities of other camps at SFS.