Camp Cardinal

We promote Recreation and Wellness to our younger local community by offering engaging programming and skills for them to take with them the rest of their lives. We have programs designed to challenge their minds, physical skills, and social interactions in the most positive and engaging ways possible.

We offer a classic day camp experience for children entering grades K-6, in addition to speciality camps throughout the summer, such as Swim and Sports, EV3 Robotics, and Go Cards Go.

For older kids entering grades 7-10, we also have our Counselor-in-Training program to help teach leadership and mentor skills.

Nine 1-week sessions available: June 10 – August 9

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Rugby

Join Stanford Director of Rugby, Josh Sutcliffe, for a world-class rugby camp at one of the finest academic and athletic institutions in the country. USA Rugby members are on hand to mentor players and offer young athletes a glimpse of what it takes to compete at the highest level.

We have designed and coordinated the finest rugby camp system in the nation, benefiting over 5,000 new and experienced players. This program is appropriate for athletes, ages 9 – 18, of all skill levels and participants are grouped according to experience level and age.

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE

  • Instruction from nationally recognized collegiate coaches and players on how to be successful on and off the rugby field
  • Skill-based group structuring to maximize the advantage for players of all ages and abilities
  • Small group sizes: approximately a 10:1 player to staff ratio
  • Rugby themed evening activities including video analysis, nutrition seminars, training tips and much more

Boys Camp Session: June 24 – 27

Girls Camp Session: July 8 – 11

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Archery

Run entirely by the students of the Stanford Archery Team, Archery Summer Camp is the best archery day camp in Palo Alto! We welcome both beginners and experienced archers.

During the camp, students will learn and improve on their archery skills. Because of the excellent student-to-counselor ratio, the specific camp activities can be tailored to the attending archers. Please contact us at stanfordarchery@stanford.edu if you have specific requests – we’re happy to accommodate!

Three 1-week sessions: June 17 -July 5

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Equestrian

The goal of the Program is to immerse high school students in the world of collegiate riding at the beautiful Red Barn Equestrian Center, located on the campus of Stanford University.

The Pre-Collegiate Summer Program gives riders the opportunity to learn about the world of competitive collegiate riding in both the IHSA and NCEA formats.

Collegiate riding offers a unique opportunity to experience catch riding on many different types of horses, from school mounts to seasoned show horses. Collegiate riders are expected to be able to show off their equitation and bring out the best on horses large and small, lazy and forward.

Four 1-week sessions available: June 10 – July 12

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