Summer Enrichment Camps

Robotics, Art, Sports, and More!


For Students Entering Grades K-8

Carlsbad Educational Foundation offers more than 60 weeklong, half-day enrichment camps for students interested in art, robotics, gaming, and more. Campers can learn a new skill, ignite a passion, and challenge their mind all summer long.

All proceeds help fund enriching experiences in Music, STEAM, and innovation for every Carlsbad public school student!

Benefits to Enroll


Early Bird Discount

Receive 10% off all enrichment camps when registered by May 23!


Combo Camp Discount

Save $75/week on Summer Adventure when also attending an enrichment camp during the same week.


Supervised Lunch

Students enrolled in a morning and afternoon camp in the same week will have a supervised lunch from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. (packed lunch required).


Age Appropriate Camps

Grades listed in camp descriptions refer to student’s grade in Fall 2024.

Summer Brochure

Camp Schedule

Camp Descriptions

Combo Camp Discount

Turn any camp into a full-day adventure. Save $75 on Kids Care Summer Adventure by attending an enrichment camp the same week! When booking, select the enrichment camp you want to attend and add the Combo Summer Adventure Camp during checkout. You’ll save $75! The Summer Adventure weekly price becomes $180.00 ($155.00 Early Bird, if registered by May 23).


Enrichment Camps

Jefferson Elementary School
3743 Jefferson St
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Camp Galileo

Poinsettia Elementary School
2445 Mica Rd
Carlsbad, CA 92009


What Parents Say

Mrs. Bridget and Mrs. Maya were phenomenal teachers. She is so proud of everything she did. I couldn’t be happier with the experience.

The camps were great. The kids made so many creative things during the week.

Great communication with thorough instructions and safety expectations.

Financial Aid Available

Financial aid is available to families experiencing financial hardship. Please complete the application below, attach the required documents, and send to Financial aid is not guaranteed. Aid received will cover a portion of the enrollment fees but often does not cover the entire cost.

Financial Aid Round 1
Financial aid applications received before May 5. All round 1 applicants will be notified by May 19 with any financial aid awarded.

Financial Aid Round 2
Financial aid applications received May 6 – June 2 . All round 2 applicants will be notified by June 9 with any financial aid awarded.
Financial Aid applications received after June 2 will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Applying for financial aid does not guarantee any financial aid will be awarded.

Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Work with the camp teacher to prep materials, play games with the campers, and help bring their projects to life. Students who have completed at least 1 year of high school are welcome to volunteer in the classrooms in our summer camps.  Use the button below to find our camp volunteer slots and select the camp that fits your schedule and interests.

Summer Enrichment Camp: All camps are three hours/day Monday – Friday. They run from 9 am – 12pm or 1pm – 4pm. Volunteers are asked to commit to the entire week of camp (15 hours). You are welcome to volunteer in more than 1 camp per summer.

Summer Program Information

Cancellations and Refunds
If any summer program is canceled by the Carlsbad Educational Foundation, a full refund will be available or a change of schedule may be made with no processing fee. The Carlsbad Educational Foundation respects the fact that life is unpredictable and that it may become necessary for you to withdraw from a summer program. In consideration to life’s uncertainties, we offer the following refund policies:

Summer Adventure

Receive a 75% refund if cancelled at two weeks prior to weekly camp start date. If cancelling within two weeks, there is no credit or refund. Weeks are non-transferable to another week. Cancellations in writing must be submitted via email to Carlsbad Kids Care:

Summer Enrichment

Receive a 75% refund when cancellation is submitted in writing at least two weeks before any half-day enrichment camp. Full-day enrichment camps must be canceled within four weeks of the start date for a 75% refund. No credit or refund if canceling within two weeks of a camp start date. You may transfer a purchased enrichment camp to another enrichment camp of the same price for no additional charge. Cancellations must be submitted via email to

Summer Academy

Once a class has begun, students may withdraw by completing a Withdrawal Request Form, available online here. You may also request a withdrawal form by emailing Final approval for dropping a class will be given by the Carlsbad Educational Foundation.

All enrollment cancellations and refund requests must be submitted through the Cancellation/Drop Request Form found online here.

Refunds are issued based on the schedule listed below:
Prior to May 3: Full refund minus a $25 processing fee
Between May 4 – May 17: 50% refund minus a $25 processing fee
May 18 and after: No refund
Any change of schedule may incur an additional $25 processing fee.

Financial Aid

Carlsbad Educational Foundation awards financial assistance for Enrichment Camps and Summer Academy. A percentage of tuition assistance is discounted based on financial need and availability. Guardians must apply by the deadline assigned for each program. Applying for financial aid does not guarantee any financial aid will be awarded.

Financial Aid Deadlines

Summer Academy:

Deadline: May 3, 2024, at 5 p.m.

Application for Financial Aid (Click Here)


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