Monkey Business Camp: Monkey Business Camp: Classic Style Winter Camp

Summer & Holiday Camps
Kinder, School-Aged, Preteens, Teens

We are a locally grown business celebrating our 20th year of classic style unplugged camps, with a mix of planned activities and time for spontaneous play. Art projects, field games, baking, playground time, board games, and more.  We’ve also been a certified green business for 10 years.

“Monkey Business is fantastic at meeting your kid where they are. If they need a little extra love, they’ll get it. If they need freedom to play, they’ll get it. Monkey Business has a great vibe with awesome staff and wonderful youth leaders!”

When: Mon-Tues and Thurs-Fri, Dec 23-24, 26-27, 30-31, and Jan 2-3

Where: Berkwood Hedge School, Downtown Berkeley

Hours: 8:30-3:30, with extended care 8-8:30 and 3:30-6:00 option

Ages: 4.5-6 and 7-10

Youth Leadership spaces open for new and returning kids, ages 11-15

Camper Fees: $78-97/day, depending on pricing tier and multiple-day discount

Youth Leader Fees: 4 day week registration only: CIT: $252-320; JC: $132-160

Some of the activities: Play group games, decorate tea lights with washi tape, make and eat edible snowflakes, build with legos, play carnival games, face painting with professional painter Jenny Holladay, bubbles, play basketball, climb on the monkey bars and climbing wall.

More Info and to Register

For the week of December 30-31 and January 2-3, besides our usual classic camp, check out additional option of Girls on the Go and Boys on the Go Field Trip Camps for ages 9-13.

“My often shy, reluctant 5 year old had a great time. The warm, professional staff really helped her ease in to the day!”

We also have just a few spaces open in our Thanksgiving Week Camp November 25-27. Our February & Spring Camps also open for registration. Dates are February 18-21; March 30-April 3.

Specials: Sign up for 8 or more days/family for any school break camps and earlier for best deals. Siblings can share this discount with a total of 12 days within a family.

Kids Night Out Events

Unplugged events with outdoor games and play, as well as art and board games, with dinner served (always 90% organic, with vegan options, and Kosher). For the parents, our location is near to movies and restaurants, so you can get in some play time yourself…. or maybe you just need to take care of some errands, or get some alone time at home. These parties will also be in service to raising funds for our scholarship program, so that our camps can be more inclusive.

When: Saturdays, December 14, January 18, February 8, March 14, May 9

Price: $45 with discounts for early registration, sibling, and attending all five nights

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