Summer Tiny Tot Camps

A beginning day camp experience for Boys and Girls Ages 3 to 5 Years, Pre-Kindergarten
tadpole camp

How Do We Register?

  • Register In Person or Mail To:
    • Alameda Recreation and Park Department, 2226 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501
    • Office Hours:  Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • E-Mail All Information with payment to:  arpd@alamedaca.gov
  • Register Online - Click here to register online for Tot Camps

All children must be:

  • Signed in and out by parents/guardians daily
  • Picked up on time.  You will be assessed a late charge of $1 per minute per child payable that day for every minute you are late picking up your child.

QUESTIONS:
Contact Adele Hope, Program Coordinator, at (510) 747-7553 or email Adele at:  ahope@alamedaca.gov

All children must be:

  • Correct age on the first day of class
  • Completely potty-trained
  • Able to attend to their own personal needs to best of their ability
  • Able to separate from their parents (and parent from child)

PROOF OF AGE IS REQUIRED AT TIME OF REGISTRATION FOR ALL RETURNING AND NEW STUDENTS  - NO EXCEPTIONS!

CLOTHING: 
Play clothes and tennis shoes are recommended (no backless or open toed shoes) as children will be participating in many "messy" projects such as sand, water play and painting.  LABEL YOUR CHILD'S NAME ON JACKET/SWEATSHIRT.  ARPD is not responsible for lost, damaged or stolen items.

SUNSCREEN:
Apply sunscreen on your child daily.  If your child is attending Tadpole Camp, please apply waterproof sunscreen.

TADPOLE CAMP
For Ages 3 to 5 Years, Pre-Kindergarten
Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Drop Off at 9:00 a.m.
Monday to Friday:
Woodstock Park (351 Cypress Street, Alameda)

Pick Up at 12:00 noon
Monday to Thursday: (Swim Days)
Encinal Swim Center (230 Central Avenue, Alameda)
Friday:  Woodstock Park
Session 1:  June 17-21 / Cost:  $175 / #7408
Session 2:  June 24-28 / Cost:  $175 / #7409
Session 3:  July 1-3 / Cost:  $105 / #7410 - NO CAMP JULY 4TH & 5TH
Tadpole Camp combines regular day camp activities with a 45-minute swim lesson.  The swim session is an introduction to swimming.  Children need to bring a towel and wear their swimsuits under their clothes.  Snack and drink will be provided.  If your child has food allergies, please send your child to camp with his/her own snack.
JUMPING FROG CAMP
For Boys and Girls 3 to 5 Years, Pre-Kindergarten
Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Woodstock Park (351 Cypress Street, Alameda)
Session 1:  July 8-12 / Cost:  $120 / #7411
Session 2:  July 15-19 / Cost:  $120 / #7412
A beginning camp experience for children ages 3 to 5 years.  Campers will learn camp songs, storytelling, and games, as well as making a daily camp craft relating to the theme of the week.  Campers will also have a BBQ on Friday.  Snack and drink will be provided.  If your child has food allergies, please send your child to camp with his/her own snack.
TENDERFOOT CAMP
A Camp Experience For Ages 4 to Pre-Kindergarten
Monday to Friday
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Session 1:  July 22-26 / Cost:  $120 / #7413
Session 2:  July 29-Aug 2 / Cost:  $120 / #7414
Lower Washington Park (Meet by the Tennis Courts)

Activities include camp crafts, storytelling, games, songs, with the campers taking home a daily craft and camp shirt and song book at the end of the week.

TENDERFOOT CAMP HIGHLIGHTS:

  • A one day exploration of Crab Cove
  • A walking field trip to the Farmer's Market
  • A day of play at Robert Crown Beach
  • Campers will enjoy a BBQ lunch on Thursday

PLEASE BRING A BAG LUNCH TO CAMP DAILY (except Thursday).  If your child has food allergies, please be sure to inform the Camp Leaders.  We will provide a drink for all campers.

DUE TO LACK OF STORAGE SPACE, DO NOT BRING ANY LUNCH BOXES, THERMOS BOTTLES OR BACKPACKS.

A service fee of $15 will be charged for any changes to your original registration (i.e., changing session dates, etc.)

There is a $15 withdrawal fee per child per session should you need to cancel.  If you need to cancel, please do so as soon as possible so we can contact those on the waiting list.