Summer Camp Dates:
June 27-July 1
July 5-8 No Camp
July 11-15 No Camp
August 29-September 3
September 7-10 (Note: 4 days)
To sign up, please send an email to BerkeleyOutLoud@gmail.com then Register By filling out a registration form and using the donate button at the bottom of the registration page to pay. If you’re at all confused, please email and we will clear it up.
Each day, please make sure to pack a hearty lunch and water bottle. The kids are often very hungry at camp, as they are playing and moving all day. We will have morning and afternoon snack to share. We meet at San Pablo park in Berkeley, though Wednesdays we have a field trip and sometimes we meet at other locations.
Camp fee info:
Camp is $40-$80/day, self-determined sliding scale, with no one turned away for lack of funds.
The camp day is 9-1 for under 5 year olds and 9-3:30 for over 5 year olds.
Aftercare is $10/day for over fives, and $15/day for under 5s, and begins at the time the regular camp day ends and goes until 5:30. Before care is $5/day and goes from 8-9am. You must pre-register for before and after care in order for it to be available, as we do not staff the aftercare hours unless requested. If you have an unexpected delay, just let us know. We will accommodate whenever we can.
What does freedom look like? We think it looks like play, and community. It looks like cooperation and negotiation and respect for personhood.
PEACE Out Loud Camp is a collective of adults and kids who hang out outside and play. Our influences include Bev Bos, John Taylor Gatto, Gabor Maté, Martin Luther King, Jr., Assata Shakur, bell hooks, Cesar Chavez, Dr. Seuss, and so many freedom fighters and lovers of life both in the past and in the current day.
We share three community circles a day where we share snacks, information about ourselves and tactics, techniques, games, and songs for and about community, freedom, self-determination, principle and love.
The rest of the time there are offerings (like friendship bracelets and Lego tent, marble run and baseball, sand toys and board games) and workshops (like building and making and painting and seeing and climbing) that the campers are free to engage in or not.
We encourage a multi-age environment, visits and participation from parents and grandparents and other extended family, and include artists and activists from our community who visit and share their work with us.