Welcome to ANTS Sports Explorers

School Break Camps!

Join your favorite ANTS coaches on no-school dates for sports FUN, team bonding, and athletic development! Half-day and full-day options in Oakland and San Francisco for ages 5-11.

Welcome to the ultimate multi-sport camp in the Bay Area. We’ll have maximum FUN exploring many different sports including tennis, soccer, basketball, flag football, dodgeball, capture the flag, and more! Established in 2010, ANTS provides a safe space for all campers to explore the positive aspect of athletics. We welcome all new and experienced players of all skill levels, even those who have never played sports. Our approach is to teach the FUNdamentals of sports through individual skill development, partner play, and fun team games with a non-competitive spirit. Using age-appropriate and modified equipment, our program allows your child to explore sports at the right pace. Our expert youth coaches will lead an encouraging team environment with positive coaching, social bonding, and fun sports exploration for your children.

2024 Dates & Details

  • Choose your dates!
    • Jan 2nd – Jan 5th (SF & Oakland)
    • Jan 15th (SF)
    • Feb 9th (SF)
    • Feb 19th (SF)
    • Apr 1st (SF)
    • Spring break Apr 1st-5th (Oakland)
    • Spring break Apr 8-12th (SF)
  • Times:
    • Full day option: 9-4pm (ages 5-11)
    • Half day options: 
      • AM: 9am-12pm (ages 5-11)
      • PM: 1pm-4pm (ages 5-11)

Ages: All ages from 5-11 are welcome! Children will be grouped with similar age and ability levels during camp.

Camp Locations:

Coaches: ANTS Staff - We're proud to maintain a 8:1 child/coach ratio at all of our camps to allow for high levels of instruction, support, and fun.

Cost:

  • 1 day camp: $105/full-day | $65 single day drop-in half day
  • 5 day camp: $475/full-day | $275/half-day
  •  Discounts
    • Sibling discount $20 - use the code "siblingexplorers"
    • Use the code "halfdaydrop" if you'd like to drop-in for just a half day.

Registration Includes:

  • ANTS Trained and Qualified Coaches. Under the leadership of trained & experienced youth coaches, your kids will be led by ANTS staff well-known for its positivity and FUN, with no more than 8:1 child to coach ratio.
  • Progressive Curriculum: Sports Explorers Camp will include youth tennis, soccer, flag football, dodgeball, basketball and more! In each sport, we teach the FUNdamentals through team games, individual work, and partner work. Children learn everything from technique to tactics, mental to physical, and strategy to fun!
  • Age-appropriate equipment: We use sports equipment that has been proven as the best way to teach children under 12 to play sports. Our smaller court sizes, low compression balls, and appropriately sized rackets help children have fun while learning sports with others. Coaches will adapt the curriculum to the abilities & interest of participants and will group similar ages & abilities together. Beginner athletes are welcome!
  • Special surprises including prizes for participation in our mini Olympics on the last day.

2024 School Break Camp Refund Policy:

– Cancellation by March 1st: 100% refundable
– Cancellation by March 15th: 50% refundable
– Cancellation after March 15th: non-refundable
– *All refunds subject to non-refundable 2% credit card service fee

Inclement Weather Plan

  • Camp will run indoors in the gym in the event of rain, so there will be no rain cancellations!

Chabot Elementary

Miraloma Elementary