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Summer Camps

Summer Camps at MPCSD Campuses

Here is a list of outside vendors who will offer summer programs at MPCSD campuses. These programs are not affiliated with or endorsed by MPCSD. Please contact them directly with questions and to register.

Newton Summer Camp is Now OPEN! 

Join Newton Center for a summer full of fun-filled Newton Challenges - hands-on learning projects that encourage collaboration, innovation, and creativity! Our program will offer a variety of fun, engaging, hands-on learning activities that encourage campers to work together, be creative, and innovate. Back for the 2024 season are weekly field trips for students entering 1st through 6th grade in the 2024-2025 school year! Our program will be held at the Lower Laurel Campus from June 17 until August 21.  Please find our information sheet here

Lastly, use the code EARLY to receive a 15% discount if you register before April 1, 2024! To register, log in to your account here.

Camp Galileo Enrollment Now Open! Innovation, friendship, and fun for K-8th graders

At Camp Galileo, every week is a one-of-a-kind adventure full of engaging STEM projects, collaborative design challenges, and classic camp fun, from silly skits to face painting to pie throwing. Grounded in the acclaimed Galileo Innovation Approach, our hands-on activities and outdoor games cultivate essential skills- including collaboration, perseverance, and creative confidence-that last long after summer ends. engages kids in hands-on, 

Register by February 29th, 2024, and save $50 per week or $525 for six weeks. 

Camp Galileo will be held at Oak Knoll Elementary. Optional extended care from 8–9 am and 3-6 pm. Learn more at

Adventures in Writing Camp

Give your child a positive, confidence-building experience with writing this summer! Adventures in Writing Camp provides your child the skills and practice they need to succeed in school... and beyond at Upper Laurel Elementary School!

Your child will learn from energetic teachers and counselors, and engage with writing through music, theater, and technology. Rising first graders develop foundational skills, while campers entering grades 2-5 write, edit, and publish their own eBooks. Middle school campers create their project about a topic they love and improve their persuasive and explanatory writing skills.

To see for yourself what Adventures in Writing camp can do for YOUR young writers, visit

AI + AR Camp at Encinal Elementary

Join #1 AI + AR STEM & Art camp for grades K-8: Magical, fun, future-forwarding, and great learning. Delve into AL, Holographic AR, coding, Robotics, 3D, game design, STEM, art, animation, Space/Nature Exploration, and more. ACS WASC Accredited & NVIDIA-partnered camp. Great instructors, and small classes! Since 2018, thousands of students have joined the camps.

Use the code MPCSD to save! To register and learn more at

DF_Knights Summer Camp 2024

Our Summer Chess Camp at Hillview Middle School is for beginners up to advanced level. Possibilities that Lead to Success! Please see the attached flyer or visit our website at for more information and how to register.

Mine, Craft, Build Adventure Game with LEGO® Materials Summer Camp

Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO® bricks! Resourcefulness, creativity, and cooperation come together in this unique building adventure game; roll the dice to mine for resources, and use these resources to build special items to help in our adventures! Build a Zoo, create a Medieval Castle, and design a Tree House Village!

This experience is an original game designed by Play-Well instructors inspired by the popular game, Minecraft. Students will have a blast, even without any prior experience with Minecraft or the LEGO® building system. Our summer camp will be held at Oak Knoll Elementary. Please visit:

Camp Details:
Dates: June 17 - June 21, Monday-Friday
Grades and Time: Kindergarten-2nd Grade, 9am-12pm
Location: Oak Knoll School, 1895 Oak Knoll Lane, Menlo Park, 94025.

Chef Meenu's Summer Cooking/Baking Camp at Oak Knoll!

Chef Meenu has taught international cooking and baking classes to adults and children for over a decade. Teaches a variety of cuisines and her passion, specialty and expertise is Indian cuisine. Her mantra is to inspire adults and children to cook, try out new ingredients and dishes and equip them with lifelong culinary skills and healthy eating habits. She teaches hands-on and interactive cooking classes, Her global cookbook will be published this summer. Please visit her website at:

Camp Details:
Dates: July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26 and July 29-August 2 from Monday-Friday.
Grades and Time: Kindergarten-8th from 10-3pm.
Location: Oak Knoll School Kitchen, 1895 Oak Knoll Lane, Menlo Park, 94025.

Coach K’s Math Camp - Registration is now open!

There is so much to the world of math that kids do not see in school. In our award-winning camps, your child will discover math is visual, hands-on, challenging, and FUN. If you like puzzles, patterns, and problem-solving..enroll today!

To learn more, please visit:


At Jefunira Camp, children make friends, laugh, learn, grow, and most importantly, play!  Our highly trained, talented, and caring counselors create safe and supportive environments where kids thrive.  Our daily activities foster the imagination, promote participation, encourage collaboration, and develop self-esteem and self-confidence. Jefunira Camp is where children learn how to be their best selves through play.

To learn more, please visit our website:

Kidizens Camp at Upper Laurel!

At Kidizens, children take on a highly experiential civic leadership journey to learn 21st-century real-life skills and strategies by building, managing, and governing LEGO cities. They learn to become responsible citizens by developing social-emotional skills, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills through fun, immersive role-play as city council members in a highly collaborative and engaging learning environment. 

Camp Details: 
Dates: June 24 - July 5 (except 7/4) and July 22-Aug 02
Location: Upper Laurel Campus, 275 Elliot Dr. Menlo Park, 94025.

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