List of Programs

  • WASC accredited 1-12 program
  • Small class size ensures optimal support from teachers
  • College-preparatory curriculum, including honors & AP courses
  • Diverse international student body

Our Mission

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE The mission of Balboa City School is to provide a diverse educational environment that promotes high academic standards, cultivates creativity, and builds the social skills necessary for college, career and civic life.

San Diego Summer School

Summer Camp for Elementary and Middle School

  • Monday, June 22, 2015 – August 7, 2015
  • Priority Registration Deadline – June 10, 2015 




Fun Summer Camp for Elementary and Middle School Students

For the 25th year in a row, Balboa City School is offering summer classes. This year we are offering an exciting BCS Summer Camp opportunity to Elementary and Middle School students. We are offering both a half-day and full-day option. Prices start at only $250 per week! A lot can be accomplished in just six weeks, so make the most of summer 2015!

BCS Summer Camp 2015 schedule: 1st-8th Grades

Half-Day Summer Program: 8:30 am – 11:30 pm

Period 1: Language Arts

Period 2: Math/Financial Literacy

Period 3: (rotates weekly)

Week 1 : Spanish – (June 22-26)
Week 2 : Multi-Media (June 29-July 3)
Week 3: Mandarin  (July 6-10)
Week 4 : Music (July 13-17)
Week 5 : Soccer (July 20-24)
Week 6 : Art (July 27-31)
Week 7: Engineering FUNdamentals using Lego®**  (August 3-7)

Full-Day Summer Program*: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Students who attend the full day program will spend afternoons participating in field trips and an assortment of fun-filled activities on campus. Daily field trips include the San Diego Zoo, Ruben H. Fleet Science Center, the Natural History Museum, the San Diego Air and Space Museum, San Diego Botanical Gardens, Museum of Man, Jimmy Carter’s Mexican Restaurant, Sew Loka Artisan and Art Collective and much more!

*Only available to students attending morning program.

Lego® Robotics: Engineering FUNdamentals using Lego®**

Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO®!  Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as arch bridges, skyscrapers, motorized cars, and the Battletrack! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment.

**No academics will be taught week 7 (August 3-7), Lego® only.

For more information about the BCS 2015 summer camp program, contact our Registrar, Monica Castro, by phone at 619-298-2990 ext. 208 or by email at

Students working on group project

To register now, please complete the Summer School Online Registration form. Or if you prefer, you can download the Summer School Registration form and return it to our registrar via email ( or by fax at (619) 295-8886.

Download our Summer School 2015 flyer here.

Pricing for our 2015 Summer School Program

 2015 Summer Camp Programs Grades 1-8 Pricing:
    • Summer Camp Half-day Program (1st-8th): $250.00/week
    • Summer Camp Full-day Program (1st-8th)*: $350.00/week*
    • Lego Camp Half-day Program (1st-8th): $200.00/week
    • Lego Camp Full-day Program (1st-8th)*: $300.00/week*
    • Summer Camp additional hour (4-5pm) Full-day (1st-8th)*: $20.00/day*
    *only available to students attending morning program

Balboa City School is also offering a 4-week intensive ESL summer program in August 2015 that is open to all international students. Click here for more information.