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SUMMER REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Register now & reserve your spot!

SAN MATEO, CA

San Mateo Mid-Winter Break Camp

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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.

Fair, Flexible, & All-Inclusive Fees

This MidWinter we’ll be open for one weekly session: Feb. 21st–Feb. 25th. Reserve your MidWinter session now without worrying you’ll lose what you don’t use. If your plans change for any reason, we’ll automatically refund any unused Day Passes in full in March. Fees include lunch, snacks, and all activities & hours (8am–6pm).

Advanced Reservations Required

Modifications are required for both registration and rollout of activities as we navigate pandemic protocols. This MidWinter families will be required to reserve their weekly session prior to attending camp. In order to provide care for as many full-time campers as possible, we ask that families please only reserve the session if they plan to attend the full week. Still, pandemic or not, we’ll refund unused days if anything comes up.

Camp Details

DATES

Feb 21 - Feb 25

HOURS

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

AGES

4-12

ADDRESS

The Carey School
1 Carey School Ln
San Mateo, CA,94403

CALL/TEXT

650-539-0310

Activities

In the early morning and late afternoon, campers will 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.

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Maker Crafts

Basic maker kits, digital drawing with a stylus, and Rexlace
Animation

Stop-Motion Animation

Produce and film stop-motion animation movies & shorts with our custom animation stations
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Coding & Gaming

Coding/computer building activities, iPads with a variety of coding and digital gaming apps, and assorted card games
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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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Arts, Crafts, & Lounging

Drawing, board games, books, table games, cards, and other crafts
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Gaga

This camper favorite involves dodging, striking, running and jumping a rubber playground ball in an octagonal walled pit
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Recreation Specials

A climbing wall, inflatable obstacle course, or other large & active recreational equipment are all possible

Testimonials From Our Camps in San Jose

Audrey really did have the most amazing time as a mentee. We weren't sure what to expect, but when I heard she was making/serving lunches, playing games, and organizing Friday activities, I was blown away with the variety of her experience. Can't wait for next summer!
Jen E.

(S&K parent)

I loved the safety, the variety of studios & how much my daughter enjoyed them. The fact that we were able to drop in anytime was awesome.
Mariam M.

(S&K parent)

The staff was so friendly and warm, reaching out to the kids and making a comfortable environment. I was actually planning to send the boy for only a week in San Mateo due to traffic, but in just that 1 week we became so attached to everyone, I just had to deal with traffic the whole summer to attend this site. Thanks for making our summer awesome! Looking forward to next year!
Jae Min J.

(S&K parent)

San Mateo Mid-Winter Camp Deets

VG= Vegetarian, VV= Vegan, GF= Gluten Free, DF= Dairy 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.

Daily Lunch Menu
Snacks

San Mateo Winter Specials

Winter Specials Feb. 21 - Dec. 25:

Important San Mateo Camp Information

Drop Off & Pick Up Procedures

Please be sure to read our Drop-Off & Pick-Up Instructions, here, before your first day of camp!

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.

Virtual Camp Orientation

Check out our virtual camp orientation, here.

Fees

For as long as COVID regulations require it, registration will be in weekly blocks for MidWinter Camp, instead of by the day (which is our norm). So, please think about your plans in weekly increments and plan to purchase five Day Passes to cover your full MidWinter session. That being said, we know that things happen. If you do miss a day, we’ll still refund it automatically at MidWinter’s end. Learn more about our automatic refund policy here.

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

Includes: Lunch, snacks, activities, and all hours, 8am–6pm

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.

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AND DOZENS MORE!

CONTACT US

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.

Need help finding a camp near you?

We’d love to help you find a location or keep you updated on upcoming camp locations & dates!

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