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Preschool Camps

During the summer break, a variety of Preschool Camps will be offered at the Dougherty Station Community Center and Forest Home Farms Historic Park that will appeal to all of the youngsters in your family! Camps may include science, arts, farm-themed, and more!

Preschool Summer Camp Schedule

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

6/4-6/8

6/11-6/15

6/18-6/22

6/25-6/29

7/2-7/6
No Camp 7/4

Mad Science - Jr. Science Academy

Act #107328

AnimatED Jr: SCRATCH Animation Camp

Act #107324

On the Farm Preschool Camp*

Act #107314

Transportation Exploration Camp

Act #107332

Mad Science - Little Green Thumbs

Act #107329

Music & Movement Camp

Act #107333

Week 6

Week 7

Week 8

Week 9

Week 10

7/9-7/13

7/16-7/20

7/23-7/27

7/30-8/3

8/6-8/10

Sensory Motor Camp

Act #107334

On the Farm Preschool Camp*

Act #107315

Mad Science - My First Lab

Act #107330

Dough Dough Dough Camp

Act #107316

KinderBOTS Camp

Act #107325

Paint the Town & All-Around Camp

Act #107327

 All camps held 9am-12pm and are located at the Dougherty Station Community Center unless otherwise noted. 

 *Camp held at Forest Home Farms Historic Park

Mad Science - Jr. Science Academy
Instructor: Mad Science of Mt. Diablo

During this exciting day of fun, hands-on and interactive programming, our professionally trained Mad Scientists will take your kindergarten camper on a thrilling journey of amazing scientific discoveries. Through amazing, hands-on experiments and demonstrations the fascinating world of dinosaurs, chemical reactions & bubbling  potions, erupting volcanoes, ooey gooey slime, space and much, much more will  be explored. Each day children will make cool take-home activities which they will be excited to bring home to show off. Camp-Day Themes include: My Senses, Our World, Bugs, Engineers, Chemistry.  $30 materials fee.

Ages 4 - 6
5 Classes              $250(R)/$313(N)
Dougherty Station Community Center
Mon-Fri 6/4 - 6/8              9:00am-12:00pm             Act #107328

AnimatED Jr: SCRATCH Animation Camp
Instructor:  Tiny Techs Club

Create fun interactive stories with SCRATCH Jr!  Developed at MIT,  with a  simple interface using drag-and drop blocks that teaches children to express themselves with a computer. Our custom designed curriculum ensures that children are introduced to logic and sequencing - building blocks for digital literacy along with emphasizing core skills like language and math. Each child will be provided with a computer/tablet to use with complete guidance from the teacher while completing their projects.

Ages 4 - 6
5 Classes              $198(R)/$248(N)
Dougherty Station Community Center
Mon-Fri 6/11 - 6/15         9:00am-12:00pm             Act #107324

On the Farm Preschool Camp
Instructor: Michelle Keenan

Old MacDonald had a farm and so does San Ramon!  Come enjoy a week of camp at Forest Home Farms, City of San Ramon's Historic Park.  We'll learn about farm life, take nature walks, visit the chickens and sheep, explore organic gardens, and enjoy making homemade butter.  An old fashion tractor ride on the farm will be provided.  Many farm related games, arts & crafts, story time and more!! All campers must be fully potty trained required.  $25 Materials fee.

Ages 3 - 5
5 Classes              $175(R)/$219(N)
Forest Home Farms Historic Park
Mon-Fri 6/11 - 6/15         9:00am-12:00pm             Act #107314
Mon-Fri 7/16 - 7/20         9:00am-12:00pm             Act #107315

Transportation Exploration Camp
Instructor: Bee’s Knees Programs

In this fun filled camp, we will explore transportation and construction! Campers will build interactively with blocks, trains, tracks and other vehicles. They will experience painting with wheels and designing paper airplanes. Campers will enjoy working together with their friends opening the world of imagination through transportation and building with the Bee's Knees Staff and an introduction to STEM via hands on play.  All campers must be fully potty trained.  $15 materials fee.

Ages 3 - 6
5 Classes              $179(R)/$224(N)
Dougherty Station Community Center
Mon-Fri 6/18 - 6/22         9:00am-12:00pm             Act #107332

Mad Science - Little Green Thumbs
Instructor: Mad Science of Mt. Diablo

Flowers and minds can’t blossom without STEMs. This camp is specially designed for inquisitive pre-K or Kinder-Gardeners. Kids discover how to paint with wind, build a bug model, start their own garden and learn what nature needs to make their plants  grow! Non-stop activities keep your little Mad Scientists engaged and focused! Kids give it two Green Thumbs up!! Camp-Day Themes include: Soil and Seeds - Sun, Wind and Rain - Plants and Leaves, Butterflies, Bees and Ladybugs - Flowers, Fruit and Veggies.  $30 materials fee.

Ages 4 - 6
5 Classes              $250(R)/$313(N)
Dougherty Station Community Center
Mon-Fri 6/25 - 6/29         9:00am-12:00pm             Act #107329

Music & Movement Camp
Instructor: Bee’s Knees Programs

Campers are encouraged to come in fun outfits to enhance our dancing activities as well as have a creative artistic sense of creativity. Campers will craft their own movement wands and musical instruments! Campers and staff will move and groove to fun interactive songs and activities with the items they create as well as other musical instruments. Enjoy the arts of music and movement.  All campers must be fully potty trained.  $20 materials fee.

Ages 3 - 6
4 Classes              $149(R)/$187(N)
Dougherty Station Community Center
Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 7/2 - 7/6          9:00am-12:00pm             Act #107333
no camp 7/4

Sensory Motor Camp
Instructor: Bee’s Knees Programs

Campers will put on their aprons and wear comfortable play clothes for this hands on camp! Enjoying the feel of finger paint or sand through their fingers campers will delight in the activities that allow them to discover and explore! Using all of their senses campers will play games to enhance their sensory motor experience. Hands on science expanding language development and vocabulary. All campers must be fully potty trained.   $25 materials fee.

Ages 3 - 6
5 Classes              $185(R)/$232(N)
Dougherty Station Community Center
Mon-Fri 7/9 - 7/13           9:00am-12:00pm             Act #107334

Mad Science - My First Lab
Instructor: Mad Science of Mt. Diablo

Junior Mad Scientists dive into the realms of science with non-stop, hands-on fun! Learn about everything from Air Pressure to Zebras! This week of discovery introduces kids to all facets of science. Explore the science of the sea and the fascinating creatures that live there! Campers become paleontologists by searching for fossils and participating in a mini dinosaur dig. Then we transform into bubbleologists to learn about the science of bubbles! Camp-Day Themes include: Creatures, Critters, Adventures in Air, Water & More, and Senses.  $30 Materials Fee.

Ages 4 - 6
5 Classes              $250(R)/$313(N)
Dougherty Station Community Center
Mon-Fri 7/23 - 7/27         9:00am-12:00pm             Act #107330

Dough Dough Dough Camp
Instructor: Bee’s Knees Programs

Experience the joy of dough! Feeling the dough squish through your fingers as you form the dough then create with it! Campers will make doughs from scratch; bring home individual size batches of homemade play dough, cookie dough and bread dough! In addition campers will create saltwater dough & form individualized projects! Learning how to use tools and their hands to create from scratch, campers will have dough to play with dough to eat & dough to bake!  All campers must be fully potty trained. $30 materials fee.

Ages 3 - 6
5 Classes              $195(R)/$244(N)
Dougherty Station Community Center
Mon-Fri 7/30 - 8/3           9:00am-12:00pm             Act #107316

KinderBOTS Camp
Instructor:  Tiny Techs Club 

Spend a week building your child's creativity through science and technology! Designed exclusively for younger children, our KinderBOTS program has a strong focus on introducing simple engineering concepts to tiny tots in a fun, hands-on way! What is a PULLEY? Where do we see it? Can I build one?  Children will be provided with a kit and a computer to work on-small class size ensures plenty of help, guidance and one-on-one attention. All children will be taught how to program their robot using simple drag-and-drop programming.

Ages 3 1/2 - 5
5 Classes              $198(R)/$248(N)
Dougherty Station Community Center
Mon-Fri 7/30 - 8/3           9:00am-12:00pm             Act #107325

Paint the Town & All-Around Camp
Instructor: Bee’s Knees Programs

Painting projects using a variety of techniques, campers will bring home a wonderful array of beautiful colorful works of art! Each camper will have the opportunity to express their creativity through their very own masterpiece. Campers will experience, finger painting, spray bottle painting & much more!  All campers must be fully potty trained. $25 materials fee.

Ages 3 - 6
5 Classes              $185(R)/$232(N)
Dougherty Station Community Center
Mon-Fri 8/6 - 8/10           9:00am-12:00pm             Act #107327