Nueva Summer Camps!

When does registration open?

Enrollment opened in January 2017 for our core program. Our intensives will be available in February 2017.


What experience do Nueva Summer Lead Teachers and Counselors have?

Nueva Summer strives to hire talented professionals from a rich variety of backgrounds. Our staff is comprised of Nueva teachers, educators, artists, scientist, athletes, engineers,  programmers, and standout returning counselors.

All of our Nueva counselors have a passion for learning, encourage curiosity, and are committed to providing your camper with an inspiring, positive, diverse, safe, and fun camp experience.


Are Nueva Summer programs available to students who do not attend The Nueva School?

Yes, Nueva summer programs are open all!  Programs are designed to challenge and stimulate young minds.  Nueva recommends speaking with a summer programs staff member to answer any questions about specific program offerings.


Does the camp curriculum change week to week?  

Yes, our lead counselors vary and adapt curriculum delivery during the five-week program.  Students attending multiple weeks of camp are welcome to take a specific block for more than one week, though we do encourage families to explore the full range of offerings.

Is lunch provided?

Yes! Lunch is included for all full-day campers. When you register, please indicate whether you plan to use our lunch program.


Do you have an Extended Care program?

Before-care is available every day from 8:15 am; after-care ends at 5.30 pm.  We are not able to offer Extended Care on a drop-in basis.


What is your cancellation policy?

We understand that summer plans can change, and we do our best to accommodate our summer families. All cancellations made prior to May 1 are fully refunded with a $25 cancellation fee. Throughout the month of May, we will refund your tution less $200 per week.  After June 1, refunds are not given for cancellations but we are happy work with you to find alternative weeks and camp options.

Cancellations can be processed via the camp office (650-350-4555).


Can I change my registration once it has been made?

Yes! Depending on availability of alternate programs, you can makes changes to your registration.  To make schedule changes, you'll need to contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to discuss availalble options.  Registration closes on the Wednesday prior to the start of each camp. No changes can be made after that.


Are camps for students entering or leaving the grades listed?

Children must be entering the grade of the program for which they are applying. For example, to be eligible for our K and 1st Grade camps, your child must be entering K or 1st Grade in September 2017.


Is financial aid available for summer programs?

Yes! The Nueva School has a commitment to provide outreach and support to children who would most benefit from our programming and financial aid is available through an application process.