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Our camps teach youth the wonders of the great outdoors and respect for nature. Our activities help youth make new friends, build their problem-solving skills, and develop self confidence and independence. We have programs for kids age 3 years and older.


For decades, the Day Camps offered by the City of Oakland Parks, Recreation & Youth Development (OPRYD) have been providing a safe environment for our children to learn, explore and just plain have fun. Activities include crafts, games, sports, science labs and field trips. If you’re looking for something interesting to do over the Spring Break or Summer Break, check out OPRYD’s awesome range of programs! Sign your kids up for a weeks full of memory-making adventures and unforgettable good times!

OPRYD Day Camps take advantage of their beautiful natural settings to teach youth the wonders of and respect for the great outdoors while also learning to be better stewards of their own neighborhoods and parks. Camp activities encourage youngsters to make new friends, build their problem-solving skills, participate in a variety of sports, and develop self confidence and self reliance. OPRYD Day Camps also serve as affordable childcare; most have programs for preschool ages and older. We are also developing day camps specifically for teens. Contact your local recreation center for details.