Would your child like to build and be the Mayor of their own dream LEGO city?
Would you like to leverage your child’s love of LEGOs to help them learn real-life, 21st century skills and strategies?
At Kidizens, children’s passion and creativity are nurtured and stoked to help them become thoughtful and responsible citizens and future leaders, one LEGO brick at a time. During our excitement-packed Bay Area LEGO Summer Camps, kids plan and create their own small LEGO civilization, thereby developing real-life skills and strategies.
In a highly collaborative environment that nurtures social and emotional learning, immersive role play, and development of 21st century skills, the campers work together as Young Mayors to build the city of their dreams.
We are excited to kick off Kidizens 2022 Summer Camps on June 6th, 2022 at many of our regular locations in the SF Bay Area as well as at many new locations throughout California!
In addition, we will be announcing more South Bay, East Bay, and SF/North Bay Summer 2022 Camp locations shortly. Please fill out this interest form or email [email protected] if you have any questions!
1-week and 2-week Camps
Kidizens summer camps offer age-appropriate programming and challenges to deliver a fun experience across the board. Children ages 6-8 and 9-12 are grouped separately and partnered with other children with similar maturity to build their respective cities.
In our fast-paced, highly creative and dynamic environment, students are positively guided. While ‘LEGOing’ away to their heart’s content, they:
Kidizens In-Person Camps and Classes continue to be in compliance with all of the latest, advised health precautions from the county health departments and CDC guidelines.
Weeklong age-appropriate Virtual Summer Camps: for those not able to join us in-person, we bring an exciting, highly interactive experience online, utilizing Kidizens’ newly launched portal!
Young Mayors Online summer camp provides a creative social and learning environment, where children are presented with an engaging online portal to guide them through the entire city building experience. In addition, these highly interactive, moderator-led Zoom sessions help with facilitate building, collaborating, online group discussions, and fun group activities.
Yes, if you cannot attend the entire session we are able to prorate the camp for you. Please reach out to [email protected] if you have any questions.
Our Federal Tax ID is 27-3370800. Our address is 4546 El Camino Real, Suite B9, Los Altos, CA 94022
Yes, if you need to change your registration date or location please reach out to [email protected] and we will be able to assist you.
If you need to cancel your registration you may be entitled to a full or partial refund. Please read through our Cancellation Policy for more information.
Until further notice, masks and face coverings will be required for both camp staff and visiting parents. At this time, masks are optional for campers. We will provide plenty of hand sanitizer so kids can sanitize their hands throughout the day as needed. We are committed to providing a safe and healthy in-person environment for all participants and staff. Weather permitting, all snack and/or lunch breaks will take place outdoors.
Yes, all of our staff is fully vaccinated and boosted.
We will not be providing any snacks or other foods at Kidizens this year so please make sure that your child brings their own snack and an easy to carry lunch for camp activities.
Yes. If parents are masked and fully vaccinated they will be permitted to enter the facility.
Individuals who are immunosuppressed (as defined by their medical professional) or live in a home with an immunosuppressed person should consult with their doctor(s) before deciding whether or not to participate in an in-person program. Though we are taking extensive actions to keep our camp safe, Kidizens is not able to guarantee that a person on our site will not be exposed to COVID-19; thus, participation in an in-person program is not recommended for individuals with known vulnerabilities that put them at greater risk.
Kidizens 1-week summer camps take children on an exciting journey as Young Mayors to build their dream LEGO city. The camps offer fun civic challenges and age-appropriate programming to deliver an exciting experience they won’t soon forget!
Children ages 6 to 8 are partnered with children of similar maturity in smaller groups to build their respective cities. This play-based environment is perfect for the young LEGO builders and leaders! They are presented with many creative scenarios and given more direct instructions for building their city structures and guided on an experiential journey of simplified and engaging civic and economic concepts. They leave the camp feeling extremely proud of their city and other achievements, with an immense sense of accomplishment.
The Young Mayors continue to take on new and fun challenges during another exciting week of camp, as they work together to expand their cities work together with a partner city! The Mayors collaborate on building new projects, establishing trade, and engage in friendly competition with their fellow Mayors! The focus of the second week is on learning about money, businesses and other economic concepts as well as developing effective communication skills, practicing empathy, and building self-confidence!
The Young Mayors (ages 9-12) spend their camp week(s) constructing their dream LEGO city with 1-2 fellow Co-Mayors.
Manage residents, policies, economy, and city budget
Address problems and unexpected crises in an age-appropriate manner
The Young Mayors (ages 9-12) spend their camp week(s) constructing their dream LEGO In the second week, the mayors take on a highly immersive journey which allows them to solve more complex challenges and dig deeper for longer-term, sustainable city solutions. The children develop an entire mayoral campaign, strategizing, debating, and running against a LEGO opponent in a nail-biting, super fun election week.