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Fall Break Camp

Fall Camp is available to EB students in Preschool to Grade 5 and takes place from Monday, October 29 until Friday, November 2 on the lower school campus.

The camp runs from 8:00am until 6:00pm, and besides engaging and fun activities, age-appropriate weekly field trips and performances are offered. Scroll down to learn more about the themes and schedules.

Program

Toute Petite Section

Puppet Shows and Songs w/ Tessa Loehwing: Tessa is a master teacher, professional singer and puppeteer and has been working with children for over 30 years. The little ones will enjoy a fun light hearted puppet show and sing some songs together.


Petite and Moyenne Sections

Groove and Move: EB is thrilled to partner with Groove Move Kids to bring their unique dance, creative movement, and basic gymnastics tumbling program to our Fall Camp students this fall!


Kindergarten

Yoga w/ Papa Dah: Papa Dah has been teaching Yoga to EB students during our aftercare program for more than 12 years. We are excited to have him join us for camp and to get the little ones in downward dog and snake pose!


Grades 1 to 5

Fencing with United Fencers of Oakland

Maître d'armes Guillaume Béchaux, has been teaching fencing for 20 years and has been teaching at EB for 9 years. Guillaume managed numerous school groups and clubs in France and trained the French wheelchair Olympics team for Athens and Bejiing. He has brought many student from their first step in fencing to international events.

Basketball with Josh Hatcher

Josh has tirelessly spread his passion and love for the game of basketball. He was the main skills trainer at Jamtown basketball facility in Oakland for 2 years and has taught every level from elite to beginner. He has coached and trained kids for the Golden State Warriors Camp, Klay Thompson Camp. Josh has played for semi-pro basketball teams in the US and has trained with elite level trainers throughout his career.


Trips, Performances, and Special Days

Wednesday Oct. 31st - Happy Halloween!

We will celebrate the whole day with various fun Halloween Activities and Performances (activities differ depending on grade levels).

Friday Nov. 2 – Field Trip to the Oakland Zoo for K-5 campers

We will be taking a yellow bus. Departure at 9:30am sharp and return at approx. 2:30 pm.

Camp Hours and Staffing

Hours

  • Daily hours: 8:00am to 6:00pm
  • Drop-off: 8:00am to 9:00 am
  • Pick-up: 3:00pm and 6:00 pm

Please note that “Food For Thought” does not deliver on these days.

Staffing

All camps are staffed by the Extended Day Team: Jackie Mariz, Chauncey Burnett, Howard Feight, Christopher Colebourn, Joe Parreira, Janice MacKenzie-Fast, Jano Porter, Ana Diarra, Domonique Veasley, Mirza Kopelman and additional staffing as needed.

Registration

  • Registration is done online, families can register for all five days or select specific days.
  • Cost varies between $90 to $105 depending on the day and the grade.
  • Financial Aid does not apply.

You will receive a welcome email the week before camp starts with more details about the daily routine, what to bring, and what to expect!

Registration Deadline: Thursday October 25 

There is no late enrollment! If you have any questions please call (510) 812-9016 or email mkopelman@eb.org. Registration is non-refundable.

Extended Day + School Breaks Package Holders

Parents who purchased the Extended Day + School Breaks Package do not need to register your children. We will assume that they will be attending each day. If they are not attending, please send us an email to inform us so we can plan accordingly.

Schedule

Toute Petite Section

  • Wednesday performance and special activity: Halloween Celebrations Puppet Show.
  • Costs varies between $90 and $95 depending on the day.
TimeActivity
8:00am-9:15amDrop Off/Free Play
9:15am-10:00amFree Play
10:00am-10:15amSnack
10:15am-10:45amPuppet Show and Songs
10:45am-11:30amCrafts/Outdoor Play
11:30am-12:00pmLunch
12:00pm-2:30pmNap/Rest
2:30pm-3:00pmWake-Up/Free Play
3:00pm-3:30pmSnack
3:30pm-4:00pmMusic Time
4:00pm-6:00pmAftercare Activities


Petite and Moyenne Sections

  • Monday special activity: Pumpkin Patch And Pumpkin Decoration Day.
  • Wednesday performance: Halloween Celebrations and Magic Show.
  • Costs varies between $90 and $95 depending on the day.
TimeActivity
8:00am-9:15amDrop Off/Free Play
9:15am-9:45amCraft and morning snack
9:45am-10:00amSnack
10:00am-11:00amGroove and Move
11:00am-12:00pmCrafts
12:00pm-12:45pmLunch
12:45pm-1:00pmStory/Potty
1:00pm-2:30pmNap/Rest
2:30pm-3:00pmWake up / Free Play
3:00pm-3:30pmCircle Time
3:30pm-4:00pmSnack
4:00pm-6:00pmAftercare Activities


Kindergarten

  • Wednesday performance: Halloween Celebrations and Magic Show.
  • Friday field trip: Field trip to Oakland Zoo via Yellow Bus.
  • Costs varies between $90 and $105 depending on the day.
TimeActivity
8:00am-9:00amDrop Off/Free Play
9:00am-10:15amYoga
10:15am-10:45amRecess
10:45am-12:00pmCooking
12:00pm-1:00pmLunch and Recess
1:00pm-2:15pmAfternoon Activity
2:15pm-2:30pmRecess
2:30pm-3:45pmAfternoon Activity
3:45pm-4:00pmSnack
4:00pm-4:30pmPick up Time
4:30pm-5:30pmAfternoon Activity
5:30pm-6:00pmPick up Time


Grade 1 to Grade 5

  • Wednesday performance: Halloween Celebrations and Magic Show.
  • Friday field trip: Field trip to Oakland Zoo via Yellow Bus.
  • Costs varies between $90 and $105 depending on the day.
TimeActivity
8:00am-9:00amDrop Off/Free Play
9:00am-10:15amFencing or Basketball
10:15am-10:45amRecess
10:45am-12:00pmFencing or Basketball
12:00pm-1:00pmLunch and Recess
1:00pm-2:15pmAfternoon Activity
2:15pm-2:30pmRecess
2:30pm-3:45pmAfternoon Activity
3:45pm-4:00pmSnack
4:00pm-4:30pmPick up Time
4:30pm-5:30pmAfternoon Activity
5:30pm-6:00pmPick up Time