Sessions are filling up fast

The end of the 2018-19 school year is here! Parents and caregivers are figuring out summer care for their children and camps fill up quickly. Below is a sampling of summer camps happening in the North County this summer.

Recreation activities

The cities of Paso Robles and Atascadero, along with the community of Templeton, have summer classes and camps all summer. For more information, visit for Paso Robles, and click on “Living Here” for Atascadero and

Boys & Girls Club Day Camp

The Boys and Girls Club has two-day camps in the North County Monday, June 10 through Friday, July 26 at Atascadero Fine Arts Academy and Thursday, June 13 through Friday, August 9 at 600 26th St. in Paso Robles from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The camps are for incoming kindergartners through eighth graders. The cost is $500 for each program per child. For an application, go to

Paso Robles Pioneer Day Camp

The Paso Robles YMCA hosts a summer day camp from Monday, June 10 through Friday, August 9 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. for children entering kindergarten through sixth grade at Centennial Park, 600 Nickerson Drive in Paso Robles. The cost is $170 per week. The campers will have traditional camp activities and projects. For more information or to register, go to


Camp Natoma

Camp Natoma is an overnight camp north of Paso Robles. This camp is for children leaving first through 11th grades. Each session is six nights and six days and includes food, T-shirt, all activities and transportation.
Many sessions are already full. Sessions will take place June 22 to 24 (family camp), June 23 to 29, June 30-July 6, July 7 to 13, July 14 to 20, July 21 to 27, July 28 to August 3 and August 4 to 10. The cost is $650 per week. Family camp will take place June 21 to 23 and is $125 per person and $75 for children 10 and younger.
For more information or to register, call 805-709-2569 or go to

Playtime Discoveries Camp

Playtime Discoveries in Atascadero hosts a variety of day camps for children 4 to 12 years of age, the ages and themes change each week. The cost is $145 per session and the sessions are 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information or to register, go to Camps are fill up quickly.
Dates, themes and ages:
June 17 to 20:
Lego Construction Camp #1
(ages 5 to 10)
June 24 to 27:
Harry Potter Camp
(ages 7 to 12)
July 8 to 11:
Mad Scientist Camp #1
(ages 5 to 10)
July 15 to18:
Lego Construction Camp #2
(ages 5-10)
July 22 to 25:
Mermaids, Unicorns, Fairies Oh
My! #1 (ages 4-9)
July 29 to August 1:
Mermaids, Unicorns, Fairies Oh
My! #2 (ages 4-9)
August 5 to 8:
Creative Campers (ages 5-10)
August 12 to 15:
Mad Scientist Camp #2
(ages 5-10)

Bob Cantu’s Basketball Camp

There will be three sessions of Bob Cantu’s Basketball Camp this summer; one at Paso Robles High School June 15 to 18 and two at Mission Prep High School in San Luis Obispo June 24 to 27 and July 9 to 12. The camps are for children 4 to 12 years of age and are held 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $195 per week. For more information or to register, call 805-546-1448 or go to

British Soccer Camp

Soccer camp for children 3 to 15 years of age will take place at Barney Schwartz Park in Paso Robles June 24 to 28 and July 15 to 19 and Evers Field Park in Templeton August 5 to 9. Half days cost $141 per week and full days $196 per week. TinyTykes Camp for children 3 to 5 2 will take place from 8 to 9 a.m. and start at $95 per week. For more information or to register, go to

College for Kids at Cuesta

Students entering fifth through ninth grades for the 2019-20 school year can take advantage of two sessions of College for Kids at Cuesta College’s campus in San Luis Obispo. Session 1 is June 17 to July 3 Monday through Thursday. Session 2 is July 8 to 24. For more information, or call 805-546-3132.