For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Heather Hafer, Parks, Recreation and Waterfront, (510) 981-5140

Sessions Available Starting June 15th - August 10th

Berkeley, California (Wednesday, May 27, 2009) - Berkeley's Beloved Day Camp is still accepting applications for the Summer 2009 season! Berkeley Day Camp (BDC) is a fun, exciting and safe summer adventure for youth in Kindergarten -- 5th Grade. Youth enjoy recreational activities, arts and crafts, group games, hiking, special theme days ("Pirates of the Sea!") and a group cookout. BDC is a traveling program with visits to Tilden Park, the Berkeley Marina and various swimming locations (such as Lake Anza and Crown Beach). Supervised, round-trip transportation from local parks is provided at no additional charge.

Fees (per week): Core Program (9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.): $135 (Residents), $149 (Non-Residents)

*Extended Morning and Afternoon Care is available for an additional fee.

Camp begins on Monday, June 15th and runs Monday- Friday through August 14th, and there are currently openings in all sessions. Day Camp typically sells out, so contact the Camps Office soon to register!

For more information or to register, please visit, stop by the Camps Office (located at 1947 Center Street, 1st Floor) or call (510) 981-5140.