Announcing our 10th annual Hot Fun in the Summertime Camp for children entering grades K through 5! During five one-week sessions running from June 18 through July 27, children will enjoy weekly thematic sessions, including Lego engineering, circus arts, baking, and a variety of fine arts. Our K-5 summer camp is open to students enrolled at MCCS and also to the general public. Sign up for just one week or join us for the whole summer! 

Session I: Ninjaneering LEGO®, June 18-22 

Enter the world of Ninjago and become an apprentice Ninjaneer! Learn the way of Spinjitzu, build the Fire Temple, race Skull Trucks, and encounter the mighty Dragon! Imagine and build unique and fun LEGO projects with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor while exploring the fantasy world of Ninjago.
Session II: Art Inside & Out, June 25-29 (FULL)

Immerse your young artist in the creative process this summer with MCCS’s amazing art teacher Sofia Sharpe! Projects will include drawing, painting, sculpture, and more. We will pull inspiration from our beautiful outdoor campus and creative minds.

No camp for the week of July 4.

Session III:  Circus Arts, July 9-13

Celebrate summer with a foray into juggling, poi, acro- basics, rolla bolla, pedallo, mime and more! Children will learn to support each other through cooperative activities and will perform for friends and families on Friday afternoon.

Session IV: Baking with Ms. Brown, July 16-20 (FULL) 

Our Head of School, Ms. Brown, loves to bake! Many special memories are created from cooking and eating with family and friends. Campers will enjoy an interactive, hands-on baking experience, making sweet and savory yummy treats daily.

Session V: Minecraft Engineering using LEGO® , July 23-27

Bring Minecraft to life using tens of thousands of LEGO®! Build engineer-designed projects such as a motorized Creeper, a portal to the Nether, and a moving Minecart! Create your favorite Minecraft objects with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. Whether you are new to Minecraft and LEGO or a seasoned veteran, you’ll be hooked on the endless creative possibilities.

Cost per week:

  • 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.           $350
  • 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.           $400

Please note: There are no refunds for cancellations once you have paid for your child’s session. 

Before your child can join us for summer camp, we need to have the following forms on file. Please download and fill out both the emergency and permissions forms and return them to the email or mailing address below at least a week prior to your child’s first day of camp. Note: This is not necessary for children who are currently enrolled at MCCS.


Contact our Program Assistant:
Teresa Henry
Mills College Children’s School
5000 MacArthur Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94613
510.430.2118 ph
510.430.3223 fax