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Walnut Creek Summer Camp | Camp Galileo

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Walnut Creek Summer Camp

GRADES K - 10 | JUNE 10 - JULY 19

Bancroft Elementary

Summer day camp in Walnut Creek at Bancroft Elementary. Join us for an exciting summer of mind-bending STEAM projects and outrageously fun camp traditions for K-10th graders.


Camp Hours: 9am – 3pm

AM Extended Care: 8am – 9am

PM Extended Care: 3pm – 6pm

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Walnut Creek Camp Information

| Check-In/Out Information


On Monday morning please walk your kids into camp at the side entrance next to the parking lot with solar panels. We will not be using the main entrance of the school this year.

On Tuesday-Friday, we'll offer curbside drop-off at the parking lot with solar panels right next to our camp entrance. Staff will greet you at your car and walk your kids to check-in.


At the end of the day, please park and enter camp next to the side entrance by the parking lot with solar panels. Staff will direct you to where to check out your camper.

If you are picking up your camper from extended care, please use the side entrance.

We require a photo ID from an adult on your camper's authorized pick-up list every day at check out.

Monday Check-In

(based on last names)

A-F 8:30-8:40am
G-O 8:40-8:50am
P-Z 5:50-9:00am
Daily Check-Out

(based on last names)

A-F 3:00-3:10pm
G-O 3:05-3:15pm
P-Z 3:10-3:20pm

Families will Check in/out during their assigned window, according to their last name. We ask that families adhere as much as possible to their Check-in window. If you are responsible for multiple campers in different windows, please use the earlier window to drop off and pick up all campers if possible.

We require a parent or guardian to Check-in with campers on Monday.

Tuesday-Friday, check-in will be from 8:45-9 and we will offer curbside drop off at all camps

| What To Bring Each Day

All items must be labeled with your camper’s name on it.






    (only on Thursday for Water Day)


    (After first Monday)


    (If applicable)


| On The Thursday Before Camp Week


Log in to your account and review your registration details, including Health History.


Check that you have included all of the right adults as emergency/authorized pick-up contacts


Make sure you have signed up for extended care if needed.

| Parking Information

Please park along Parish Drive. Avoid blocking neighbors driveways and moving their garbage bin.

| Contacting Camp

For anything urgent during camp hours:

Call the camp phone at (925) 374-5349.

For questions about your upcoming camp week, current week attendance or changes to your authorized pickups, call the camp phone at (925) 374-5349.

For any other questions about your camp location or feedback about your camper’s experience: Please email your Camp Director at

Scheduling and Pricing

| Schedule

Summer Camp 2024 Enrollment Now Open!

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If your program is waitlisted please sign up. It’s likely we will be adding availability in our camps as we continue to work with the location to secure more space and add weeks.
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| Pricing

1st Week


CIT Pricing: $

Multi Session Discount


Extended Care AM: $
Extended Care PM: $

Extended Care AM and PM


2nd-5th Week


CIT Pricing: $

Multi Session Discount


Extended Care AM: $
Extended Care PM: $

Extended Care AM and PM


6th Week


CIT Pricing: $

Multi Session Discount


Extended Care AM: $
Extended Care PM: $

Extended Care AM and PM


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*Meteor Go Kart weeks will incur a $100 materials fee.

Get Ready For Summer Fun

Check out our camp guide for general camp information

Camp Galileo Guide

Walnut Creek Summer Camp

Calling all Walnut Creek parents! If you’re on the hunt for a sensational summer camp that will leave your kids with lifelong memories, look no further. Now is the perfect time to discover the magic of Camp Galileo at Bancroft Elementary! Our camp is jam-packed with an incredible lineup of thrilling activities, mind-expanding opportunities, and traditional camp fun, like water day and outdoor games that will ensure a summer experience like no other. Join us for an adventure-filled journey that your kids will cherish for years to come.

Walnut Creek Summer Camp Activities

At Camp Galileo, we prioritize collaboration and teamwork, empowering your child to develop a mission, make marvelous mistakes and learn from them. Through age-appropriate and exciting projects like castle building, woodworking , and stained-glass “window” painting, campers will build skills and form meaningful connections with their peers, fostering a sense of camaraderie and personal growth.

Our expert instructors provide guidance and support, and they also inspire campers to think outside the box and push the boundaries of their imaginations. With their expertise and passion, they create an environment where innovation flourishes and campers are encouraged to explore new ideas and learn from their mistakes.

Enroll at Camp Galileo in Walnut Creek

Don’t let your kids miss out on an amazing summer at Camp Galileo in Walnut Creek! Enroll now and let them make unforgettable memories.


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