Summer Camps



Kidizens Lego Summer Camps for the Bay Area

Would your child like to build and be the Mayor of an entire city of LEGOs?

Would you like to leverage your child’s love of LEGOs to help them learn critical real-life, 21st century skills and strategies?

Join us for one to two weeks of fun and leadership at our very popular Kidizens Summer Camps in Belmont, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Los Altos, Saratoga, and Los Gatos!

At Kidizens, children’s passion and creativity are nurtured and engaged to help them become thoughtful and responsible citizens and future leaders, one LEGO brick at a time. During our excitement-packed Bay Area LEGO Summer Camps, kids plan and create their own small LEGO civilization, thereby developing real-life skills and strategies.
As active participants, kids:

Serve as a Co-Mayor for a week
Manage residents, policies, economy, budget
Create a robust city infrastructure to handle residents’ basic and growing needs
Deal with problems and the unexpected (natural disasters, crime, resources, budget crises) in an age-appropriate manner
Establish laws and justice systems – fun court cases bring many concepts to life
Develop public policy platform and campaign against an opponent

In our fast-paced, highly creative and dynamic environment, students are positively guided. They will have fun and:

Cultivate confidence, leadership and public speaking skills
Develop critical thinking and analytical skills
Role play as a responsible mayor as well as wear other hats
Think out of the box, creatively and constantly on their feet
Problem-solve and make decisions in a fast changing environment
Work in teams,collaborate and develop interpersonal and social skills
1-week camps suitable for grades K-6

Grades K-3 and 3-6 are grouped separately and partnered age-appropriately, with different groups building their respective cities. The older kids are presented with more complex challenges and problem solving opportunities.

2-week camps for grades 3-6 only

A highly immersive and in-depth experience which allows kids to solve many complex challenges, dig deeper for longer-term and sustainable city solutions and develop an entire mayoral campaign towards the election for a 2nd term against a real opponent.

A new focus on role-play

Children will have an opportunity to choose a city role, undergo job training, wear the ‘required job hat’ (and appropriate associated accessories) and role play during a portion of the week to perform key tasks for that job.

A different theme/goal every week

Explorers, Gold Rush, Space Crusaders, Cities of Future (for kids who love LEGO robotics), Back to the Medieval Times, Minecraft and many more….

For kids that love Robotics

The city-building experience presents many opportunities to build city-related Robotic elements (motorized cars, signs, doors, toll booths, etc.). We guide the kids appropriately to leverage mechanical, engineering, robotics and motorized components to make their cities animated and come alive!

Our Parents Love Us! Parent Testimonials

2018 Bay Area LEGO Summer Camps
I. 1-Week camp options

A. Camps Offered at Kidizens Los Altos location:

Offered at Kidizens location at 4546 El Camino Real, Suite B9, Los Altos
(At the Intersection of El Camino Real and San Antonio Road)

June 4th    June 11th    June 18th    June 25th
July 2nd    July 9th        July 16th      July 23rd      July 30th
August 6th  Aug 13th

For Kidizens, Los Altos 1-Week Summer Camps, Register Here:


Offered at Loyola Elementary School, Los Altos
(At the Intersection of El Camino Real and San Antonio Road)

June 11th    June 18th    June 25th
July 9th       July 16th     July 23rd

For Loyola, Los Altos 1-Week Summer Camps, Register Here:


B. Camps Offered at Kidizens Belmont location:

Offered at Kidizens location, 1338 El Camino Real, Belmont CA

June 18th     June 25th
July 2nd        July 9th       July 16th    July 23rd       July 30th
August 6th   August 13th

For Belmont 1-Week Summer Camps, Register Here:


C. Camps Offered at Palo Alto:

Offered at Nixon Elementary, 1711 Stanford Ave, Stanford, CA 94305

June 11th     June 18th
July 9th        July 16th      July 25th

For Nixon School, Palo Alto 1-Week Summer Camps, Register Here:


Offered at Ohlone Elementary School, 950 Amarillo Avenue, Palo Alto

June 11th     June 18th    June 25th    
July 2nd*       July 9th        July 16th

For Ohlone School, Palo Alto, 1-Week Summer Camps, Register Here:


D. Camps Offered at Menlo Park:

Offered at Encinal School, 195 Encinal Avenue Atherton, CA 94027

June 25th
July 2nd*    July 9th      July 16th    July 23rd     July 30th

For Encinal School, Menlo Park 1-Week Summer Camps, Register Here:


E. Camps Offered at Los Gatos:

Offered at Mulberry School, 220 Belgatos Rd, Los Gatos, CA

June 11th    June 18th    June 25th
July 9th       July 16th      July 23rd       July 30th

For Mulberry School, Los Gatos 1-Week Summer Camps, Register Here:


F. Camps Offered at Saratoga:

Offered at Foothill Elementary Clubhouse, at 13919 Lynde Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070

July 23rd          July 30th

For Saratoga 1-Week Summer Camps, Register Here:


II. Two-week Options
A. Camps Offered at Kidizens location, Los Altos:
offered at the Kidizens Los Altos location, 4546 El Camino Real, Suite B9June 11th    June 25th
July 9th       July 23rd

For Los Altos 2-Week Summer Camps, Register Here:

B. Camps Offered at Kidizens location, Belmont:
Offered at the Kidizens Belmont location, 1338 El Camino Real, Belmont

June 11th     June 25th
July 9th         July 23rd
August 3rd

For Belmont 2-Week Summer Camps, Register Here:


A few things to note:       Cancellation Policy

*Aftercare provided until 5pm at additional cost
*Free lunch provided on Wednesdays; Please bring easy-to-carry, nut-free lunch all other days.
*Daily walks to a nearby park for lunch followed by highly engaging city-related, fun games
*Healthy Snacks provided morning and afternoon

We have been running our camps successfully for the past 6 years in the SF Bay area. Our increasingly popular summer camps receive tremendous parent endorsements every year with glowing reviews. Many kids return for a 2nd and a 3rd year to our summer camps. For kids who have experienced the thrill of a serving as mayors in past summers, we are constantly adding many new themes and elements to make the camps even more exciting and super fun.

Our Parents Love Us!

This was the favorite summer camp for both my sons (9 and 6 years old) – and they’ve been to a
variety of summer camps!
They were excited to see what happened to their cities overnight and then plan and build
things to make their cities better.

Tanya S.

My son has been going to Kidizens since he started at last summer’s camp. He is so engaged
and happy to be there. I love watching the interaction the kids have with each other and the
great guidance they get from the dedicated teachers.


This is an amazing after-school and summer-camp program for children. They also cater to
home-schoolers. It is the one camp that my children ask to take over and over again.

Paul B.

My son attended a week-long winter camp at Kidizens and absolutely loved it.  He couldn’t wait
to get up every day to go to Kidizens

Darla M

Every day my daughter would talk about adding new buildings and bringing home a score sheet
summarizing the state of her town (population, approval rating, money in the treasury,
complaints and accolades from the townspeople). I came in one morning to find some escaped
criminals holding up little speech bubbles. Looking around at all the little towns, there were
some seriously impressive structures.

Wing Y

One of my kids has done the Kidizens summer camp for two summers, and the other started
this summer. I strongly recommend it, especially if your child is interested in Legos.

Amanda H
My son loved this camp!  He prefers slightly smaller camps.  This one is very organized and well
run.  Mrs. Fiona is so sweet and I love that kids get to build and make friends in this fun and
interactive camp.  They also get some outdoor time at Twin Pines Park!  Highly recommend.

Ami J

Check out our Summer Camps! View Summer Camp Options and Register

Hiring Camp Counselors, Camp Assistants and looking for High School Volunteers

Our camps offer a fun educational summer experience for our counselors as well as volunteering and internship opportunities for college students and high-schoolers. Please check out our job postings for details on all open positions.

Please email if you have any questions pertaining to any of the summer camps.