Youth Services

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Information on Summer Camps offered by the City of El Cerrito Recreation Department.


The online home of El Cerrito Camp Ravencliff, the El Cerrito Recreation Department’s summer resident camp program.

Enrichment Classes   

Learn more beyond the classroom! Find fun and interesting classes through the Recreation Department.

Youth Sports

Find teams for your child in a number of sports.

School Age ChildCare

The City of El Cerrito provides school-age, state licensed, child care facilities located throughout the City. Child care is provided for children attending Harding, Madera and Fairmont at a center located on site. If your child attends another school in the El Cerrito area care may be available to you too. These programs are for children in grades TK-6.
 Find out more about the school aged child care programs.


Information about programs and events specifically for teens!

fun days and holiday camps

The City of El Cerrito offers one-day camps on WCCUSD Fun Days and weekly camps during other holiday breaks such as Thanksgiving, Holiday, President’s Week and Spring Break.  Please check the current rECguide or the calendar for upcoming offerings.

Preschool age Programs

The City of El Cerrito offers two preschool programs, Casa Cerrito Preschool and Teeter Tots. They are designed to offer parents an opportunity to have their preschool-aged children in a safe and nurturing environment. Registration is continuous as long as space is available.
Find out more about the Preschool Programs.

For more information about either the preschool or school-aged childcare programs, please contact Recreation Administrative Specialist, Susan Ortega (510) 559-7006.