Coastal Adventures Summer Camp

Summer + Learning + Outdoor Adventure + Fun!

At Coastal Adventures Summer Camp, we dive into a new and enriching adventure every day! We want children to explore the wonders of the stunning coastside and peninsula, develop respect for nature and a healthy outdoor lifestyle, while gaining confidence which will follow them into adulthood.

Owner and educator Jon Lowings grew up on the coast and knows the area intimately. Daily adventures are chosen by Jon with care, based on safety first. Jon follows tides charts, weather, traffic, and local news closely, so wherever the children are playing you know they are doing so in a safe manner. Jon and his staff are available via phone or text throughout the day.

Just the Facts

  • Hours are 8:30am - 4:00pm. (After care available for additional fee and upon request).
  • $400/week (Mon-Fri). Daily drop-in $75/day. (Please check for availability).
  • Daily field trips with weekly themed adventures (Beach Week, Adventure Week, Park Week, and Water Week).
  • Children from 5-13 years of age are welcomed to join us.
  • Register online here
  • Coastal Adventures Information Packet 2019

2019 Weekly Themes

June 17th* Water Week
June 24th Adventure Week
July 1st* Park Week
July 8th Adventure Week
July 15th Beach Week
July 22nd Adventure Week
July 29th* Water Week
Aug 5th Adventure Week

*Field trip to Great America during this week


Coastal Adventures has weekly themed activities - Water Week, Adventure Week, Beach Week and Park Week (see below for more details). However, the format of our daily schedule is the same for each week.  Hours are 8:30am - 4:00pm.

Gather at the Center (8:30am - 10:00am) Start of our day, meet at the center for art projects and active games. Kids get information on what the activity and plan will be for the day. We have the flexibility to choose where to go.

Our adventure begins! (10:00am) We leave for the day, usually going to one or two spots for our daily activities then head to a local park for a snack. Our vans are fully stocked with everything we need (wetsuits, boogie boards, games, etc.) no matter where we end up.

Lunch (12:00pm) Every child must bring his/her own lunch including beverage. We will provide an afternoon snack.

Return to Center (3:00pm) We return to the center to change our clothes, get a snack, play games and rest.

Pick Up (4:00pm) Pick up from the center. Parents must sign out children.

Summer Camp Weekly Adventures! 

We have four themed weekly adventures - Water Week, Park Week, Beach Week and Adventure Week.

Water  Week

This week always makes a "splash" with kids! It’s all about fun in the water as we hit the best local pools and swimming spots.

Activities include swimming, surfing, sandboarding, and boogie boarding.

Locations may include Oceana Swimming Pool, Lake Del Valle, Bean Hollow, and Boomerang Bay.

Beach Week

Sun and sand here we come! During Beach Week, we live on the beach, hunting down the best surfing, tide pools and sand dune spots on the coast.

Activities include swimming, surfing, sandboarding, beach combing, and tidepooling.

Locations may include Jetty Beach, Venice Beach, San Gregorio Beach, Monkey Paw Beach, Bean Hollow Beach, and Pescadero Beach.

Park Week

What better way to experience summer than scrambling around the fantastic parks and playgrounds on the coast and peninsula! Each day we will head out to explore each of them.

Activities include playground games, outdoor park games, and roasting smores.

Locations may include Frontierland, Golden Gate Park, Moss Beach Park, and Coyote Park.

Adventure Week 

This week is a mix of all of our activities, from beaches to parks, to outdoor games and exploration.

Activities include hiking, swimming, tide pooling, crabbing, and outdoor games.

Locations may include Long Branch Saloon,  Aratas Hay Maze, locals hiking trails, and local beaches.

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