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Featuring the outstanding facilities and recreational professionals at UC Davis, Youth Programs offers a diverse range of high quality camps, classes, trips and swimming lessons for youth up to age 18. Participants may enhance their creativity in the well-equipped Craft Center, learn about teamwork and fitness at the air-conditioned ARC, improve their swimming skills at Hickey Pool, or bowl some strikes at the MU Games Area. Our staff is comprised of highly qualified UC Davis students who are passionate about making this summer an exciting one for your kids.

Summer 2017 Youth Programs Guide Cover

The Summer 2017 Youth Programs Guide (PDF) is now available for download.

Registration for summer 2018 begins in March. 

  • Swim Lessons- Registration begins March 7 at noon.
  • Summer Youth Programs- Registration begins March 12 at noon.

Age Ranges and Program Groupings

Our camps are organized by age range in order to enhance participant experience. All camps fit within five program groups. Their respective age/grade ranges appear in the table below:

Program Groups


B Camps


C Camps


D Camps


Teen Programs


Youth Programs is on Facebook

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