Online camp registration closes at noon the Friday before each individual camp begins. If you would like to sign up for a camp past the cutoff time, please call the Box Office at 408-961-5858 to register for the camp. Walk-ups are welcome ONLY on Monday morning based on the camp availability.

Extended Care

  • A.M. Extended Care: 8am-9am; $50/week or $10/day drop-in. Available for full-day campers (9am-4pm) or morning half-day campers (9-12pm) only.
  • P.M. Extended Care: 4pm-5pm; $50/week or $10/day drop-in. Available for full-day campers (9am-4pm) or afternoon half-day campers (1-4pm) only.

Lunch & Snacks

For full-day campers, lunch is not provided. There is a break between morning and afternoon camps from 12pm-1pm; students who are attending both camps must bring a lunch and snacks, and will be supervised during the break by Montalvo camp staff. Students who are attending just a morning or afternoon camp should also bring a snack which they will eat during a short break.

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    Poison Oak:

    Montalvo consistently works to remove poison oak from the grounds; however there is always a chance of contact. Visitors should be aware of what poison oak looks like to help avoid accidental contact.

    What does poison oak look like?

    • Each leaf has 3 small leaflets.
    • It most often grows as a shrub.
    • It may have yellow-white berries.

    If contact does occur please follow these procedures:

    • Rinse the skin immediately with lukewarm, soapy water.
    • Wash all clothing and items that may have come in contact with the plant.
    • Apply calamine lotion or hydrocortisone cream to the area of contact.
    • Avoid scratching.

    How to protect yourself from contact with poison oak:

    • Wear long pants, long sleeves, boots and gloves.
    • If you do not have boots, tuck the legs of your pants into your socks.

    Montalvo Arts Center's education programs offer camps for kids of all ages! Taught by top arts instructors from around the Bay Area, these activities encourage the creative process and give students an opportunity to learn, have fun, and meet new friends. Take a look at our Summer Camp offerings in arts, science, engineering, and more: