Get ready for the best summer ever! Welcome to the exciting first week of summer camp where campers can get to know each other through fun team-building games and art projects. Here’s to the start of an awesome summer camp!

Registration: $150/week or Daily Drop-In: $50/day

       *Week 5 $120 (No program on 7/4)

Ages: 5-12

Where: Washington Park Recreation Building (501 North Rose St.)

Daily schedule

  • A structured day consisting of: announcements, activities, am and pm snack, arts-n-crafts, games, sports, lunchtime, movie day, clubs. *Pool on Fridays

Hours of Camp

  • 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Parents can drop off or pick up their child at any time of the day.
  • Pick up for specialty camps is at Washington Park NOT the East Valley Community Center.
  • Staff get there at 6:45 a.m. but don’t open the doors until 7 a.m. and parents MUST sign their kids in, not just drop them off.
  • If parents run late to pick up their child, there is a Late Fee charge given.

Late Fee

  • $1.00 per minute beginning at 6:06 p.m.


  • Optional FREE breakfast and lunch for all Campers and any adults under the age of 18.
  • Breakfast served from 7:30-9:00 a.m.
  • Provided & served by Escondido Unified High School District.


  • Snacks are not provided and are strongly encouraged to bring to have during our designated AM & PM snack breaks.
  • Nuts are allowed at Camp.
  • We’ll have tap water available for campers in IGLOOS to drink throughout the day, but campers are encouraged to bring their drinks/refillable water bottles.

Pool Time

  • Campers will be going to the pool on Friday during "Open Swim” from 12:30-4 pm
  • If there is lightning, the campers will not be going to the pool until it has stopped.
  • Campers need to bring their bathing suits, towel, and shoes to walk to and from the pool.

*optional: goggles and sunblock (we’ll have sunblock available for kids to use as well)


  • Mandatory, no staff will be staying behind.
  • Campers must have purchased and worn their camp T-shirt to go on any field trips.
  • Field trip & regular day staff to child ratio’s average is 1:10
  • Lunch on field trips: Campers can either purchase in the park or carry their sack lunch in their backpacks.

Camp Shirts

  • Can be purchased for $5.00
  • Campers need to wear them to go on the field trip (It helps to identify which kids are ours)
  • If parents have an old camp shirt from the previous year they can still re-use that shirt.

Contact Information

  • City Hall Community Services Department
    201 N. Broadway
    Escondido, CA 92025

    Phone: 760-839-5483