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BAPA Summer Camp at College of San Mateo

2024 Dates:  Session 1: 6/17-6/28, Session 2: 7/8-7/19,  Session 3: 7/22-8/2


Welcome to the Bay Area Pathways Academy™ (BAPA), a comprehensive academic, enrichment, and fitness summer program for students entering grades 6 to 9, with some new options for younger students (click on BAPA Jr for more info)!!

Join BAPA and enjoy an enhanced summer learning experience with exciting academic classes, engaging enrichment classes, and fitness classes.

Summer Coding Academy

BAPA Jr Summer Camp

Black Rocket online STEAM Camp (June to August)



Dates & Times

Session Length
Sessions 1, 2  and 3 will run for 10 days each. 

Session Dates 
Session 1 (10 days): 6/17-6/28
Session 2 (10 days): 7/8-7/19 
Session 3 (10 days): 7/22-8/2

Class Times (Enrichment & Academic & Fitness Schedules)
Each 1-week session includes 8 periods of class per day. Choose an AM or PM half day schedule or a full day schedule.  There is a 10-minute  break between every class (to allow for moving to the next class), and a 45 minute break between periods 4 & 5 for lunch.

  • Period 1: 8:20 AM-9:10 AM
  • Period 2: 9:20 AM-10:10 AM 
  • Period 3: 10:20 AM-11:10 AM
  • Period 4: 11:20 AM-12:10 PM
  • Period 5: 1:00 PM – 1:50 PM 
  • Period 6: 2:00 PM-2:50 PM 
  • Period 7: 3:00 PM-3:50 PM
  • Period 8: 4:00 PM-4:50 PM

Important Note:   Build your own child's schedule. Campers can choose half day (periods 1-4 or 5-8) or full days periods 1-8 only during our three 2 week live sessions. Please remember to create an account for each child attending BAPA (parents please use your email and your phone numbers when creating your children's accounts. Parents do not enter your name in the registration as your name will appear on the lanyards and class rosters). Click on the register tab above for more information regarding the registration process.  

Complete half day AM or PM schedule:

Morning session/half day AM: Periods 1, 2, 3, 4

Afternoon session/half day PM: Periods 5, 6, 7, 8

Complete full day schedule:

Full day: periods 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

**Incomplete schedules:**  Any registration that is missing a period will need to be corrected no later than 2 weeks before the start of session (please make sure you correct your child's schedule before April 22nd to receive the Early Bird discount).

BAPA Policy: For the safety of our students, absolutely no customizing of any session allowed. Parents will be contacted for incomplete schedules. If the incomplete schedule is not corrected, parents will be notified and BAPA will provide a full refund. Any questions regarding our policy please contact us at or (650)574-6149.


WAITLISTS: Please note that placing your child on waitlist does not guarantee they will be placed in that class. In order to complete a regisration, please pay for a half day morning/afternoon session (periods 1-4 or 5-8) or a full day of classes (periods 1-8). Our BAPA staff reviews our waitlist throughout the week. If a seat is available in a class please make sure that your child has a complete schedule.

Class capacity and class cancellation: In order to run a class there is a minimum requirement of 6 students. When a class is closed due to low enrollment, our BAPA staff will reach out to parents by phone or email and will be provided with alternative class choices. Our BAPA class capacity is 20 students per class to allow for more


  The Bay Area Pathways Academy™ will be a game-changer in San Mateo County’s efforts to disrupt the cycle of summer learning loss. I’m pleased to endorse such an innovative and comprehensive program.  
— Bonnie Hansen, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, Sequoia Union High School District