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CORTE MADERA, CA

Corte Madera Summer Camp

BE NOTIFIED WHEN CAMP OPENS

Summer has come to an end! Check out our 2022 camp programming below, and join our email list to be notified when our next camp season opens!

Kids Take Charge

Every aspect of our program is designed to put kids in charge of their own learning experience. At Steve & Kate’s, campers choose from a variety of activities in real-time, as they design their day at camp. As kids try, fail, and learn on their own–they learn to trust their own judgment. These will ultimately be the kids who are prepared to tackle the challenges of an ever changing world with creativity and confidence.

Buy Any Number of Days. Use Them Anytime. Get Refunded for Unused Days.

Buy any number of Day Passes to use any day we’re open this summer. You don’t even need to tell us when you’re coming–just show up! Or, if you need more camp, we have a Summer Pass, which covers the entire camp season. All Passes include lunch, snacks, activities, and all hours (8am–6pm), so there are no surprise fees later on.

And if for any reason your plans change, we’ll refund your unused Passes automatically in full at summer’s end.

Camp Details

DATES

Jun 13 - Aug 12

NOTES

Closed July 4th

HOURS

8am to 6pm

AGES

4-12

ADDRESS

The Cove School
330 Golden Hind Passage
Corte Madera, CA, 94925

DIRECTOR

Emma

CALL/TEXT

415-604-0078

Activities for Every Interest

With the trajectory of child vaccinations and loosening regulations, campers will, once again, design their day in real-time by choosing from a variety of activities offered at once. In the early morning and late afternoon, campers ramp up and wind down with recreational choices. For the bulk of the day, children will choose from the activities listed below. While we can’t say exactly what the day will look like, one thing is for sure: The campers are in control.

MEDIA LAB

MEDIA LAB

Campers use scaffolded coding apps to build & play games. They'll also create stop-motion animations, movies, & music, as well as have access to other design tools.
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PERFORMING ARTS

Jump into the spotlight with dancing and karaoke, as well as performing art games, performances, & specials.
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SEWING SALON

Hand & machine sewing are available for campers of all ages as well as options for embroidery, knitting, & other artistic flare.
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WEEKLY SPECIALS

Each week we'll bring in a show-stopping special such as a giant inflatable, race cars, or a climbing wall. Check out our 2022 weekly activity schedule!
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BAKERY

Experienced bakers & professional taste-testers unite to experiment with different bread recipes & creations. Kids choose from a variety of fillings, spices, & add-ons to customize the flavors before & after they bake
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SPORTS & REC

Campers and staff join together to play soccer, gaga, capture the flag, or whatever games children are interested in that day.
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MAKERY

Imagination is the limit on what campers will create with a mix of basic maker kits, crafts, and art supplies.
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WATER PLAY

When the weather gets hot, we'll cool down with water games & activities such as water tag, sprinklers, or an inflatable slip n' slide.
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PIE THROWING

At Steve & Kate's, Fridays are Pie Day! Our 40+ year tradition continues of ending the week with a whipped cream pie to the face.

Testimonials From Our Summer Camp in Corte Madera

Our kids look forward to Steve & Kate's camp all year. The incredible range of activities, the positive and creative staff, and the laid-back vibe make summer feel like summer. And I'm grateful for the break from making lunches (I can't believe how much our kids love the food). We've been going for four years and we'll keep going until they make us stop!
Alexa K.

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Steve & Kate's is the best! Our daughter loves all the different activities and the staff are super caring and supportive. [The Director] is amazing and has made our experience at Steve & Kate's really special. There is a real sense of community and our daughter has made friends at camp that she continues to keep in contact with. Honestly, when we signed our daughter up two summers ago I never would have anticipated what a positive experience it would be, or how much she would anticipate returning each summer to do it all over again.
Sara L.

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What a great program! I cannot say good enough things about Steve & Kate's and I think you play a big role in it! Kids love Steve & Kate's this was our 3rd summer (Edgar's second) and we are planning on returning again next summer. In fact, Dylan is already planning on becoming a "mentee" and is planning on working at Steve & Kate's when she grows up. Thank you for everything you do!
Kathy M.

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Fees

With vaccine availability on the rise and pandemic regulations opening up, we believe Summer 2022 will be back to our traditional, free-range programming, without requiring advanced weekly reservations. We’ll email all registered families if regulations change prior to summer.

Buy any number of Day Passes or a Summer Pass, and use them whenever you’d like during the summer. You don’t even need to let us know when you plan to join–just show up! If for any reason your plans change, we’ll refund your unused Passes automatically in-full at summer’s end. We also offer need-based financial aid to qualifying families. Learn more or submit an application, here.

All fees include lunch, snacks and all hours 8:00am to 6:00pm. 

Fee includes lunch, snacks, activities and all hours 8:00am to 6:00pm.

  • Buy any number of Day Passes and use them anytime
  • Upgrade to a Summer Pass at any time by purchasing 30 Day Passes per a given child
  • Unused Day Passes are automatically refunded in mid September

Fee includes lunch, snacks, activities and all hours 8:00am to 6:00pm.

  • One fee covers the entire summer–That’s up to 44 days of camp in Corte Madera!
  • If you purchase a Summer Pass and use less than 30 days of camp, we’ll calculate what you would have paid at the Day Pass rate and refund you the difference automatically in mid September

Staff

Tireless child advocates, who balance structure and guidance with staying out of campers’ ways. All staff members are background checked and trained in CPR & first-aid.

Food

We provide daily lunch options from a rotating variety of local restaurants and caterers. We’ll also offer an array of snacks for kids to nosh on throughout the day. Check out the daily menu below.

Details About Camp in Corte Madera

Virtual Camp Orientation & Drop-off/Pick-Up Procedures

Check out our virtual camp orientation before your first day of camp! This page includes important camp details such as check-in/check-out procedures, what to bring (and not bring), and anything else you need to know for your first day!

Mandatory Wellness Survey

Staff and campers will Complete a Wellness Survey and/or other screening to identify any potential health concerns upon arrival each day.

Weekly Updates & Reminder Emails

Weekly program updates and reminders will be sent out to families via email every Friday evening for the upcoming week. Please make sure to read these, especially if you are dropping in a day at a time to ensure you are aware of the fun stuff happening at camp!

 

Drought Update

Due to the local drought as well as overall cooler Southern Marin temperatures (thank you wind and fog!), our site will not be utilizing a slip-n-slide this summer. Campers will be able to enjoy sprinklers and water balloon games, Tuesdays & Thursdays afternoons.

Daily Menu

VG= Vegetarian , VV= Vegan , GF = Gluten Free , SF = Soy Free , EF= Egg Free

*No items contain nuts or nut products. However, some may have been prepared in areas that also produce items with nuts.

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WEEKLY ACTIVITY SPECIAL

We have a ton of awesome activities planned for this summer. Check them out!

Week 1, June 13-17
June 20-24, WK 2
June 27-Jul1, WK 3
July 4-8, WK 4
July 11-15, WK 5
July 18-22,  WK 6
July 25-29, WK 7
Aug 1-5, WK 8
Aug 8-12, WK 9
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AND DOZENS MORE!

Contact Your Local Director

Our directors work year-round and would love to help you learn more about our program and at the same time learn more about you and your camper.

Emma W

EMMA

She/Her

This is Emma’s 5th year with Steve & Kate’s! When not at camp you can generally find Emma hiking in the Mill Valley hills, or enjoying some coffee at Flour Craft.

This summer Emma is most excited to create an inclusive community for campers, counselors and parents to just be their authentic, amazing selves!

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