Summer can be just as crazy busy as the school year, what with trying to find activities that the whole family can enjoy. We have narrowed the search a bit, and located five of the coolest activities happening in the SF/Bay Area this month. Check them out and let us know if you plan to attend! And if you still haven’t found that perfect summer camp, look at the new options just added to the Camperoo website this week: http://blog.camperoo.com/new-this-week-on-camperoo/
1. Washed Ashore! At the San Francisco Zoo. June 7 – September 30. www.sfzoo.org/announcements/washed-ashore
This exhibit is designed to increase awareness of the debris that gets tossed into the ocean every day, and the impact it has on sea life. Kids will learn how to respect the ocean, and how to say no to pollution in any form.
2. Alameda County Fair. June 18 – July 6. www.alamedacountyfair.com/2014fair/index.php
With horse races, carnival food, contests, livestock shows and auctions, and concerts, this is an ultimate summer experience! On July 4, there will be a huge fireworks display to commemorate Independence Day.
3. Teddy Bear Tea at the Oakland Zoo. June 14. www.oaklandzoo.org/Teddy_Bear_Tea.php
Youngsters can bring their own stuffed animal or doll and enjoy a morning of snacks, activities, storytelling, and play. At the end of the day, kids get to take home a special goodie bag!
4. Northern California Pirate Festival. June 14-15. www.norcalpiratefestival.com
This weekend-long event features living history, delicious food, authentic crafts and a huge play area for kids. They can see mermaids, a pirate comedy show, and a ship to shore cannon battle that should not be missed!
5. Jamband Family Festival. June 8. www.jamjamjam.com/jambandfamilyfestival.html
This open-air festival is designed as a way for families to get together and enjoy music in a beautiful outdoor environment. Held in the Golden Gate Park, kids and their parents will listen to music and enjoy delicious food together.
For a complete list of camps and activities for kids of all ages, check out www.camperoo.com. Make sure to sign up for our newsletter, for advance notification of sales and specials.