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Camps in Private Schools

Camp Heritage Oak
Located in Yorba Linda
Preschool - Middleschool

Heritage Oak Private School offers summer camp for Kindergarten through 8th grade. Campers take part in fun-filled camp days which include field trips, art, science, music, organized sports, games, swimming lessons, and free-swim session. Academic camps are also offered with challenging instruction in mathematics, reading/phonics, writing skills and high school prep.

Carden Academy of Mission Viejo
Located in Mission Viejo

Carden Academy Summer Campers will experience the thrill of a lifetime as they participate in a multitude of challenging, fun, and enriching activities. Each week will have its own special theme with special culminating activities!

All camps are full-day unless noted on website. Weekly camps run through August 22nd.

Eldorado Emerson Private School
Preschool through 12th Grade
Located in the City of Orange

Since 1958, Eldorado Emerson Private School has been dedicated to excellence in education for students in preschool through high school, offering a well-rounded college prep curriculum that features both academics and the arts. During their five-week summer session, preschool through 5th grade students enjoy full-day camp-style experiences in science, music, literature, art and academic enrichment. Middle school and high school students get to choose from a full day of electives to suit all interests: photography, cooking, SAT prep, sport-of-the-week, intro to pre-med, Greek mythology, songwriting, art classes, chess, and more.

Summer Session begins mid to late June and runs through late July.

Fairmont Private Schools
Preschool - 12th grade. Six OC campuses in Anaheim, Anaheim Hills and Tustin

Founded in 1953, Fairmont is the oldest nonsectarian, coeducational private school in Orange County serving over 2,200 students. Our campuses are thriving, culturally diverse communities, where athletics, arts and extracurricular activities supplement academic coursework to help shape the entire student. Fairmont offers summer school and camp, extended day care, after-school academic assistance and reliable bus transportation. Boasting exceptional outcomes on test like the SAT and Stanford 9, Fairmont has set the standard for other OC schools to follow.

Fusion Academy
Grades 6 - 12
Campuses in Huntington Beach & Mission Viejo

Fusion Academy offers personalized, one-to-one learning in a full-time alternative school for students in grades 6-12. Fusion Academy offers a summer program tailored to each student’s needs. Featuring many of the same programs offered during its “traditional” school year—including recording arts, marine biology, graphic design, cultural geography, screen writing and foreign language, among others—the Fusion Academy summer program’s one-to-one approach allows students to schedule classes around vacations, camps and other activities.

Camp Pegasus
Camp Pegasus (Grades PK – 8)

Camp Pegasus is open to the public and offers unique and exciting summer enrichment classes for students entering pre-K through eighth grade. Innovate! Create! Have fun with the best and most experienced teachers in their fields in a safe, fun, dynamic environment. Everything from Kitchen Chemistry to Theater Arts to Rockband to Basketball with Coach Beez, and more, is offered. Don't miss this opportunity! Campers may choose from three 2-week sessions, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Half-day classes and child care are available.

Online brochure and 2014 registration available now. Session 1: Jun 23-July 3, Session 2: July 7-July 18, Session 3: July 21-Aug 1

Page Private School
Infant - 8th grade
Campuses in Costa Mesa and Garden Grove

Make a Splash at Page Private School’s summer program. Page summer program has many exciting activities for students including sports, arts and crafts, theme weeks, water activities, computer lab, and field trips for all grade levels. Page provides a summer packed with fun, learning and opportunities for your child to create lifelong memories and learn important skills for the new school year.

Sage Hill School
Located in Newport Coast

In support of its commitment to public purpose and community outreach, Sage Hill School - Orange County’s only independent, non-sectarian college preparatory high school - is opening its campus to the general public for the first time for an expanded Summer Session for students entering grades 9-12. Class offerings will include a variety of academic and arts programs. Take advantage of this opportunity to experience the Sage Hill Difference.

St. Anne School - Summer Knights Day Camp
Preschool through 8th Grade
Located in Laguna Niguel

Looking for some summer fun in a comfortable, safe environment? The St. Anne Summer Knights Day Camp is for you! The Summer Knights Day Camp offers a summer of fun, adventure, and learning for children from preschool through middle school. Camp days are filled with a balance of light academics, arts and crafts, water play, weekly themes, special guests, cooking, music, photography, and field trips - with a flexible schedule for working parents or for kids who are just looking for some fun this summer.

Click link above to visit our website or call us at 949.276.6700 to learn more. 2014 camp runs June 16 - August 15

St. Catherine's Academy
Located in Anaheim
For boys entering kindergarten - 8th grade

St. Catherine’s Academy Summer Enrichment Program offers morning classes for enrichment or review in math and language arts followed by fun afternoon sports, military activities, and field trips. Boys entering K-8th grade; Day camp or 5-day or 7-day boarding.

The Whitworth School
For children ages 4–14
Located in the City of Orange

The Whitworth School Discovery Camp provides an engaging program designed with hands-on activities including science experiments, exciting explorations, art projects, water play, and much more! Students will have the opportunity to discover the world we live in as they interact with our exciting special guest presenters and participate in our off campus adventures. The summer academic enrichment program offers small group classes designed for all types of students. We help by keeping skills sharp and giving children a boost in phonics, reading, math and language arts to ensure they’ll get off to a fast start in the coming school year.

June 30 - August 22, 2014

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Educational Camps

Brain Builders Educational Programs
Located in Laguna Niguel
For grades 1 through 8

While creating and building LEGO® structures that move, your child won't even know they are learning about engineering, the concepts of energy, friction, aerodynamics and many more fundamentals! Learning is fun with Brain Builders' Summer LEGO® Camps, where kids will construct and destruct colorful, mobile Lego creations! Classes are grouped by age - 11 classes to choose from.

Weekly half and full day camps run through the summer starting June

Camp Invention
Multiple Locations
Let your child be a part of something BIG at this summer- Only at Camp Invention!

Camp Invention inspires creativity and inventive thinking during its weeklong summer program! Led by local educators, elementary school children are immersed into fun-filled, exciting, activities that reinvent summer fun. Throughout the week, children work together to solve real-world challenges that prepare them for the 21st century. Whether they are creating an epic, insect-themed pinball machine or dismantling broken devices, participants learn new approaches to everyday problems!

Discounts available – register today! Call 800.968.4332

Explore Ocean
Located in Newport Beach

Underwater Robotics Camp for ages 9 and older - Over the course of the week, students will build a submersible ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) and simultaneously develop an understanding of the science principles in play. Campers will explore and investigate sub design, waterproofing, buoyancy, displacement, motor movement, propulsion, soldering, how ROVs are used for research purposes, and more!

Makers Camp for 4th grade and older - Campers will participate in guided projects using LittleBits, Makey Makey tools, and more. They will also create self-designed inventions using their base kit (included in the materials feel) and all of the tinker tools they can get their hands on in our innovation lab!

These two camps run July 14 through August 29, 2014. Check website for dates

The Whitworth School
For children ages 4–14
Located in the City of Orange

Whether your child is already a successful student who seeks advancement or one who would benefit from extra attention, our professional teaching staff specialize in making summer study a pleasant, engaging and effective experience for students ages 4 - 13.

Our small group classes are designed for all types of students. We help by keeping skills sharp and giving children a boost in phonics, reading, math and language arts to ensure they’ll get off to a fast start in the coming school year.

Academic Enrichment Program runs June 30 - August 22, 2014

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Foreign Language Camps

l’Ecole du Soleil
Orange County campus located in Santa Ana

At l’Ecole du Soleil, we focus on language acquisition for children through verbal, written, and reading exercises as well as through fun participating in a myriad of outdoor activities, sports, and games. Previous exposure to French language is not required. We offer a valuable experience to all children!

Five individual week sessions of French and Fun! June 30th – August 1st 2014

LangoKids Irvine
Hola, Bonjour! Welcome to LangoKids Irvine!

Camp Lango Irvine is for kids ages 5-10 years old and it's an immersion day camp designed to give children a unique summer experience. They'll get to spend their summer- time having fun, acquiring a second or third language, and taking pretend trips to different destinations of Latin America and Europe. Without the hassle of lost luggage, we are able to "visit" these places and learn about their traditions, recreation, cuisine, and more. Each week ends with a performance for parents, family, and friends. Extended care in the morning and afternoon is available for FREE.

Weekly parent and toddler, preschool, elementary, and advanced classes also available. Irvine (714) 864-4680

Language Door
Located in Irvine

Language Door Orange County is offering a Language Summer Camp for Kids with Arabic, Spanish, French, Farsi, Italian, German, Korean, English (ESL), Japanese and Chinese. Their foreing language camps make learning a language fun, and give kids the opportunity to learn a language from a native speaker, and practice with their peers. This summer, Language Door is excited to offer an intensive summer camp, which pairs daily instruction with fun activities.

The camps meet Monday – Friday for five hours per day with many programs to choose from. Ages 3 - 12 years

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Specialty Academic Programs

PRIDE Learning Center
Locations in Newport Beach and Mission Viejo
Summer is the perfect time to catch up and get ahead!

At PRIDE Learning Center we offer a fantastic summer program to give students a giant boost in their weakest areas. PRIDE'S fun-filled yet intensive one-on-one reading and comprehension program utilizes our multi-sensory, phonemic, Orton-Gillingham approach that we at PRIDE Learning Center are EXPERTS at. This program helps students in a way that a regular summer school program would not.

Camp runs June to August, Monday – Friday from 9:00am – 12:00pm or 12:30pm – 3:30pm.

UCI Gifted Students Summer Program
2 programs - Grades 6-7 & 8-9
August 2014

The Gifted Students Summer Academy University Preparation Seminar for grades 8, 9, 10 runs August 4, 5, 6 2014. This seminar will assist students to best prepare for college admission.

Mammoth Math & Physical Science Workshop for grades 6-8 runs August 4th - 6th 2014. This three-day workshop will help you learn about the long-gone mammals in math (large -- as in mammoth -- numbers, multiplication, exponents, geometry) and science (simple machines).

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Tech Camps

Digital Media Academy
World’s Best Tech Camp!

With locations all over the US & Canada such as UC Irvine, UC San Diego, & Stanford, beginning to advanced campers age 6-18 learn by doing. Hands-on instruction from technology educators with real-world experience builds and develops STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) skills. Learn video game design, iPhone and iPad App development, Google Android app development, robotics, computer programming using Java or C+++, digital filmmaking, surfing & filmmaking, website design, 3D modeling, animation and more.

Visit our website to check availability, and to register online. Or call 1-866-656-3342 to speak to a Guest Experience Representative who can recommend a customized summer schedule based on your interest. Create the future at DMA!

iD Tech Camps - Summer Camps in California
Held at UC Irvine, UCLA, UCSB, Cal Lutheran, UCSD, Stanford, and over 80 universities nationwide

Gain a competitive edge and learn how programming, app development, robotics, game design, 3D modeling, filmmaking, or photography can become a college degree and even a rewarding career. 2-week, pre-college summer programs for ages 13-18: iD Programming Academy, iD Game Design & Development Academy, and iD Film Academy. Held at prestigious universities including UCLA, Stanford, Princeton, Stanford, Yale, and others. Tour a professional studio to gain industry insight and graduate with a portfolio of your work. Also weeklong camps for ages 7-17 held at iD Tech Camps.

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Writing Camps

Write Away Academy
Located in Los Alamitos and Fountain Valley

Send your kids (2nd thru 9th grade) to an academic camp that pays dividends into the school year. Write Away Academy is a program that builds confident writers who find value in the written word, embrace the writing process, understand the importance of revision and take writing risks to discover their voice. Summer Camp includes 35 hours of direct instruction from Oxford Academy teachers over the course of 10 days, a daily snack, Jamba Juice Fridays, all necessary writing materials and resources, a published anthology, and an exclusive Write Away Academy camp t-shirt.

Only one two-week session is being offered this summer; however, we have added a second location in Fountain Valley to accommodate more writers. Extended day care is available.
July 14 - July 25, 2014
8:30am - noon, Monday thru Friday

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Art & Music Camp

Acting Academy for Kids
Located in San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente and Rancho Santa Margarita

Seeking a fun venue in which your child can create lasting summer memories, become more confident, and grow their repertoire of skills at the same time? Look no further...

Campers are guided through the production of a popular musical theme from start to finish via four daily classes (music, art, acting, and dance) and the culminating event—a Friday showcase on the main stage at Camino Real Playhouse! A child can participate for one week, the entire summer, or anywhere in between! It’s time to watch your star shine!
2014 Camps run June - August

ArtSteps Classes
Mission Viejo & Yorba Linda

At Art Steps, we teach realistic, classical drawing and painting skills to kids ages 4 and up, teens and adults. Students receive hands-on, step-by-step guidance as they walk through lessons in a variety of subject matter and media, from crayons through oil paint, gaining confidence through learning to skillfully render what they see, one step at a time.

Chrissie Vocal Studio
For ages 8-11
Located in Tustin

Singing, Performing Arts & Acting camp. Learn basic acting through fun and games, learn how to audition, build confidence, use your imagination.

ENROLLMENT IS LIMITED TO 6 STUDENTS. Cost is $199

CAMP Dates: Aug 11-14
10 am - 12.30pm with final performance

Creative Learning
Global Arts Summer Camp
Located in Mission Viejo

This summer activity is an opportunity for creative students to develop and improve their skills in vocal music, visual arts, storytelling and movement through art, music, stories and movement from around the world. Students will Learn world cultures (music art movement games food festivities) in a fun friendly atmosphere oriented towards growth and community building in our day camp.

9 - 4 daily with extended hours available. Morning or afternoon sessions available. For ages 5 - 13.

Steve & Kate's Camp
Locations in Costa Mesa & San Juan Capistrano

Instead of a rigid structure, we give our campers choice. Instead of teaching kids the typical way, we give them tools and gentle guidance to help them become autodidacts. The difference is subtle–and it’s profound. Check out our website to see the gazillion ways for kids to design a day of camp with our studios, daily and weekly specials, and other activities. If your child is interested in the arts, there are six studios they can choose from where campers can lose themselves in uninhibited exploration. Inside, they find copious supplies and professional equipment such as studio quality sound booths where campers record original vocal tracks and jam on keyboards, guitars, ukuleles, and electronic drum kits.

Melody Makers - VOCAL/MUSIC Development Camp!
Located in Irvine


Write & Record Your Own Song & Music Video Like Your Favorite Pop Star!

Under the direction of Melanie Andrews, the award-winning multi-platinum songwriter/vocal producer. Your child will gain confidence while having an amazingly FUN experience learning to write, record and star in their own music video. Each day is filled with exciting activities, special crafts & creating a one of a kind experience with new friends! Camp includes: Production of original song, Professional Vocal Coaching & RECORDING engineer, Professional co-writers on all songs, Mixed/Mastered copy on CD/Mp3, PHOTO SHOOT for album cover and MUSIC VIDEO.

Weekly Camps run from July - August
FULL DAYS: 9 am-3:30, HALF DAYS: 9 am-noon OR 12:30-3:30

Mission: Renaissance
Fine Art Summer Camps

Your child will have a fun, safe and educational summer at Mission: Renaissance. For ages 5 to 12. Providing the perfect balance between learning how to draw and paint, exploring various craft projects and learning about The Great Masters. Well supervised classes with highly trained, caring instructors.

June 2 - September, 2014. Half and Full-days allow flexible scheduling. Ask about early enrollment, multi-day and sibling discounts. (800) 430-4278
Celebrating over 35 years in Southern California

Orange County Lutheran Youth Band
Located in Orange
Music and Performing Arts Summer Camp

The ORANGE COUNTY LUTHERAN YOUTH BAND (OCLYB) is a Marching Band/Color Guard summer camp program. Any aspiring student currently enrolled in grades 4-8 can apply. Band students need one year experience on their instrument. No prior experience is necessary for Color Guard.

The 3 week summer camp includes participating in two parades - the Festival of Flowers Parade in Lompoc, and the 4th of July Parade in Huntington Beach. The OCLYB also marches in the Rolling Hills Estates Christmas Parade in December.

The Muckenthaler Cultural Center
Located in Fullerton
Multi-Arts Camp

The Muckenthaler Cultural Center hosts this very popular Multi-Arts Summer Camp (ages 6–12) which includes ceramics, drawing, painting, photography, animation, dance, theatre, clowning, music, puppetry, and the art of science. Kids will be fully engaged in hands-on projects with visual arts, performing arts, science, and outdoor fitness activities. You will find everything your child will need to fill those summer days with non-stop fun and activities all aligned with state standards for Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Weekly session run June 2 – August 8, 2014

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Budding Chefs - Culinary Camp

Lil Chef School
Located in Irvine

Beat the heat in our cool kitchen as we heat up some hot NEW recipes! Whether you like to bake, create, roast, sauté, fry or just blend, we have a camp for you. All ages are welcome!

2014 weekly camps will be held Monday-Friday from 9-12 noon starting June 23rd. Camp fee: $279 per week with 20% off each additional week you enroll.

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Communication & Personal Development

Dale Carnegie© Training

Today, the world is more complex, competitive and demanding then ever before. The Dale Carnegie Teen Leadership & Communications Course is designed to help your teenager; build greater self-confidence, communicate effectively, strengthen people skills, develop leadership skills, as well as manage stress & peer pressure more effectively. This College Accredited Course gives teenagers the skills needed to reach their goals and live up to their full potential at school, home and future careers.

High School Business Start-up Summer Academy runs July 13-19, 2014. 3-week Catalina Sea Camp program runs June 29 – July 18 & July 20 – August 8.

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Dance & Theater Camps

Acting Academy for Kids
Located in San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente and Rancho Santa Margarita

Seeking a fun venue in which your child can create lasting summer memories, become more confident, and grow their repertoire of skills at the same time? Look no further...

Campers are guided through the production of a popular musical theme from start to finish via four daily classes (music, art, acting, and dance) and the culminating event—a Friday showcase on the main stage at Camino Real Playhouse! A child can participate for one week, the entire summer, or anywhere in between! It’s time to watch your star shine!
Camps run June - August

Arts & Learning Conservatory
Located in Costa Mesa

Join the fun! One week to two week half-day summer camps. Choose from Little Mermaid, Lion King, Star Wars, Grease, Wicked, and more! Click on link above to learn more and to register! Each Exploratory Theater and Theater Production camp ends in a full performance with make-up, costumes, and backdrops. Classes may include choreography, learning musical numbers, craft activities, and of course, learning life skills through the arts. Sign up for a summer camp today! The Arts & Learning Conservatory makes hands-on experiences in the arts accessible to all children, regardless of race, age, income or level of experience.

The Center Stage Studio
Located in Aliso Viejo

Voted “Best Musical Theater Camp” (Fox LA.com) featuring a new show each week including “Mary Popins”, “A Little Mermaid”, “Alice in Wonderland” & more! Ages 7 – 12. Friday’s are special! Pizza party and autograph session with new friends and SHOW for friends and family! Many discounts available including Police, Fire, Armed Forces and Siblings! Hurry, we have a waiting list by June!

Visit our website to sign up and learn more about the summer fun at Theater Adventure Camp at CSS!

Chrissie Vocal Studio
For teens ages 12-18
Located in Tustin

Performance, Interpretation & Acting Skills Camp. How to audition, choose material, monologue and scene work and use of acting when singing. Students can perform monologues if they prefer not to sing.

ENROLLMENT IS LIMITED TO 6 STUDENTS. Cost is $199

CAMP Dates: Aug 5-8
10 am - 12:30pm with final performance

Laguna Playhouse
Located in Laguna Beach

Children ages 7 through 12 can have fun and gain impressive life skills by taking class and performing live on stage in one of the Laguna Playhouse Spring and Summer 2014 Youth Theatre Classes.

Performer’s Academy
Located in Laguna Hills

All-day summer camp starting with early morning drop off at 8:30 am with breakfast. Then the fun begins!

All Day Camp Includes:
Musical Theatre Summer Camp
- Campers will learn, cast, block and perform a musical in just one week, plus learn the songs and choreography! Friday is a special day at The Performer's Academy. It's Performance Day for Family and Friends!

INFORMATION:
949-609-1600 Early enrollment is recommended.

South Coast Repertory's Summer Theatre Workshop
Located in Costa Mesa

A lively two-week program where children and teens can unlock their creative imaginations. Join a faculty of enthusiastic teachers to explore voice, movement, creative dramatics, play-making and character development. Build self-esteem and confidence as part of SCR's exciting summer program. Explore the dramatic arts in a supportive environment!

INFORMATION:
714-708-5577

The 2014 2 week summer camp is available in 2 sessions:
July 14-26 and July 28-Aug 9

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Leadership Camp

Concordia University Teen Entrepreneur Academy
Learn How to Start Your Own Business

A unique one-week residential summer camp program for high school students that encourages and trains the next generation of entrepreneurs. Living on campus in Irvine, participants get total immersion in entrepreneurial culture and business principles while writing their own real-world business plan.

To register or for more information, please visit www.cui.edu/tea by clicking the link above or call 949-214-3198.

St. Catherine's Academy Leadership Camp
Boys & Girls age 10-16
Departs from St. Catherine's campus in Anaheim to Camp San Luis Obispo

St. Catherine's Leadership Camp is a fun, educational program, which introduces campers, ages 10-16, to leadership techniques and team-building skills at Camp San Luis Obispo. Activities include obstacle courses, land navigation training, leadership reaction courses, formation physical training, confidence courses, leadership lectures and discussions, terrain association, and lots of FUN!

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Camps with Legos®

Brain Builders Educational Programs
Located in Laguna Niguel
For grades 1 through 8

While creating and building LEGO® structures that move, your child won't even know they are learning about engineering, the concepts of energy, friction, aerodynamics and many more fundamentals! Learning is fun with Brain Builders' Summer LEGO® Camps, where kids will construct and destruct colorful, mobile Lego creations! Classes are grouped by age - 11 classes to choose from.

Weekly half and full day camps run through the summer starting June

Explore Ocean
Lego Robotics Camp
L
ocated in Newport Beach

ExplorOcean and Mathobotix have teamed up to offer robotics camps that spark the minds of young children and teenagers through STEM education. Camp focuses on team problem-solving and creative thinking. Kids have fun while learning basic static structures used in robotics by applying the fundamentals of math and science concepts. They build their robots and program them using Lego© NXT software. They enjoy playing drag race and Sumo with fellow team members. The robot cadets compete in mini team competitions demonstrating their projects in a Show & Tell to the audience. Cost: Member $259.00 or Non-Member $299.00

Weekly camp dates: July 7 – 11, July 21 – 25, August 11 – 15, August 18 – 22, and August 25 – 29, 2014

 

Making Movies

Digital Media Academy
World’s Best Tech Camp!

With locations all over the US & Canada such as UC Irvine, UC San Diego, & Stanford, beginning to advanced campers age 6-18 learn by doing. Hands-on instruction from technology educators with real-world experience builds and develops STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) skills. Learn video game design, iPhone and iPad App development, Google Android app development, robotics, computer programming using Java or C+++, digital filmmaking, surfing & filmmaking, website design, 3D modeling, animation and more.

Visit our website to check availability, and to register online. Or call 1-866-656-3342 to speak to a Guest Experience Representative who can recommend a customized summer schedule based on your interest. Create the future at DMA!

IncrediFlix
Make visions come true by movie making where campers act, write, direct, and more!

IncrediFlix is dedicated to creating fun and safe camps for students interested in making movies. We aid children in building confidence and learning to express themselves in an artistic way that brings imagination and creativity to life. Many different programs to choose from!

After camp sessions end, students receive their movie on DVD to enjoy their experience for a lifetime.

Steve & Kate's Camp
Locations in Costa Mesa & San Juan Capistrano

Instead of a rigid structure, we give our campers choice. Instead of teaching kids the typical way, we give them tools and gentle guidance to help them become autodidacts. The difference is subtle–and it’s profound. Check out our website to see the gazillion ways for kids to design a day of camp with our studios, daily and weekly specials, and other activities. If your child is interested in movie-making, choose our Filmmaker-in-Residence camp where camp becomes a movie studio lot each day. Campers collaborate as actors and crew. Films are scripted, shot and edited, then premiered at Camper Showcase across all of our locations.

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Marching Band & Color Guard Camps

Orange County Lutheran Youth Band
Located in Orange

The ORANGE COUNTY LUTHERAN YOUTH BAND (OCLYB) is a Marching Band/Color Guard summer camp program. Any aspiring student currently enrolled in grades 4-8 can apply. Band students need one year experience on their instrument. No prior experience is necessary for Color Guard.

The 3 week summer camp includes participating in two parades - the Festival of Flowers Parade in Lompoc, and the 4th of July Parade in Huntington Beach. The OCLYB also marches in the Rolling Hills Estates Christmas Parade in December.

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Multimedia / Technology Camps

Digital Media Academy
World’s Best Tech Camp!

With locations all over the US & Canada such as UC Irvine, UC San Diego, & Stanford, beginning to advanced campers age 6-18 learn by doing. Hands-on instruction from technology educators with real-world experience builds and develops STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) skills. Learn video game design, iPhone and iPad App development, Google Android app development, robotics, computer programming using Java or C+++, digital filmmaking, surfing & filmmaking, website design, 3D modeling, animation and more.

Visit our website to check availability, and to register online. Or call 1-866-656-3342 to speak to a Guest Experience Representative who can recommend a customized summer schedule based on your interest. Create the future at DMA!

iD Tech Academies for Teens – Game Design & Development, Programming, and Film
Held at UCLA, Stanford, Harvard, Princeton, Yale, and select universities nationwide

Take interests further and gain a competitive edge for school, college, and future careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)! Ages 7-17 create apps, video games, C++/Java programs, movies, and more at weeklong, day and overnight summer programs. Held at UC Irvine, UCLA, UCSB, Cal Lutheran, UCSD, Stanford, and others. Also 2-week, pre-college programs for ages 13-18 held at select universities: iD Programming Academy (held at UCLA), iD Game Design & Development Academy, and iD Film Academy.

iD Tech Camps - Summer Camps in California
Held at UC Irvine, UCLA, UCSB, Cal Lutheran, UCSD, Stanford, and over 80 universities nationwide

Gain a competitive edge and learn how programming, app development, robotics, game design, 3D modeling, filmmaking, or photography can become a college degree and even a rewarding career. 2-week, pre-college summer programs for ages 13-18: iD Programming Academy, iD Game Design & Development Academy, and iD Film Academy. Held at prestigious universities including UCLA, Stanford, Princeton, Stanford, Yale, and others. Tour a professional studio to gain industry insight and graduate with a portfolio of your work. Also weeklong camps for ages 7-17 held at iD Tech Camps.

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Discovery, Outdoor & Adventure

Camp James
Located in Newport Beach
Ages 4 - 13

Camp James offers parents ACA Accreditation, flexibility and children ages 4-13 a chance to experience a wide array of outdoor activities including: canoes, archery, dance, nature study, go karts, climbing wall, crafts, fishing, mini golf, karate, challenge course, music, drama, Wild Rivers daily for our traditional camp. Families can choose 5, 4, 3, or 2 days per week to attend camp. Our full day program offers extended hours, lunch, and enrichment programs. We have been creating magical summers for children since 1985.

Call us at (949) 585-0464 or visit our website for a brochure.

Camp Discovery at Discovery Cube
Located in Santa Ana

Have a curious young explorer, future veterinarian or aspiring zoologist who seeks out the wilder side of science? Discovery Cubeoffers a variety of hands-on, highly interactive summer science camps for ages 5-10. Our week-long, day camps are offered at the Santa Ana Zoo and San Joaquin Marsh in Irvine.

Camp Discovery staff members are carefully selected for their sensitivity to the individual needs of their campers. They also have a thorough knowledge of the science concepts they teach and proven track records of working well with children. All camp instructors undergo background checks and are CPR and First Aid Certified.

Journeys to the Past
Three great camp locations: Crystal Cove, Zoomars & Mission San Juan Capistrano.

Journeys to the Past is offering week long day camps at three different locations. Animal and art camp with Jacque Nunez and her great staff will bring you a fun week learning about animals all around us at Zoomars in San Juan Capistrano. Close by, they also have a camp at Mission San Juan Capistrano that celebrates culture, diversity, and California’s heritage. Or you can join them at the Pelican Point of Crystal Cove for a week. Take a trip down to the beach daily, meet new friends and learn about the indigenous Native American people and their ways.

Camps run from June through August. Click link above for dates on website.

Steve & Kate's Camp
Locations in Costa Mesa & San Juan Capistrano

Our camp conforms to kids, not the other way around. Instead of a rigid structure, we give our campers choice. Instead of teaching kids the typical way, we give them tools and gentle guidance to help them become autodidacts, people who teach themselves. There are a gazillion ways for kids to design a day at camp. One camper might dive into breadmaking and animation while another flies down a water slide and scores a goal in our inflatable soccer stadium. It’s up to them.

You can buy any number of Day Passes, use them whenever you want, and get an automatic refund for unused Passes. If you need the whole summer, we’ve got a membership too. You don’t even need to tell us when you’re coming. Everything is included–lunch, all hours 7:30am to 6pm, and materials.

Grades Pre-K through 7th. 40+ locations. Founded in 1980.
415-389-KIDS

Inside the Outdoors
Three great locations: Rancho Soñado (Silverado, CA), Shipley Nature Center (Huntington Beach, CA) and Irvine Regional Park (Orange, CA)

Enjoy week long adventures in and about the great outdoors! Editors Choice Award: Favorite Day Camp - OC Parenting Magazine 2008. Kids will enjoy hiking, games, crafts, songs, animals, and friends! Five great themes this summer. Ages 6-11. Camp hours: 9 am - 2 pm, Mon-Fri.

Visit their website by clicking link above or call (714) 708-3885 for more information!

Pacific Marine Mammal Center
Located in Laguna Beach

Dive into the fascinating world of flippers, fins and flukes at a working hospital for marine mammals! Campers learn how to take care of our seal and sea lion patients - from rescue all the way to release. We'll explore marine biology, watch animal rehabilitation in action, create ocean art and make seal smoothies! Proceeds from camp go towards the care of our animals. Ages 8-12. See web site for dates and prices.

Renaissance ClubSport Kids Camps
Located in Aliso Viejo

Need a place to bring your kids during summer break? We have your solution! Our awesome counselors will lead the campers in themed arts and crafts, science projects, games, sports activities and more, with an extra fun Friday each week! Then we'll end the day playing and splashing in the pool. So, don't forget your sunscreen and swimsuit! Register by Friday, June 17, and receive a FREE RCS Summer Fun Camp T-shirt!

Kinder Camp (ages 3-5) is also available for preschoolers. Please click on link above for details.

Starr Ranch Sanctuary
Located in Trabuco Canyon
For ages 8 - 13

During our summer camps (June-July) kids join the Starr Ranch scientific team to experience how biologists study wild animals and their habitats. Kids discover how much fun wildlife research can be as we gradually take them through the scientific process during three progressive week-long sessions. SRJB I kids explore native ecosystems and have fun with some of the techniques scientists use to study wildlife. In SRJB II, children participate in simulations of ecological research on animals and habitats as they identify simple research questions, learn techniques for answering questions, and collect data. SRJB III is an advanced program offered for older children ages 10 - 13, who camp at the Ranch and do a week long study of the animals and ecosystems introduced in SRJB II.
Make reservations online, or call 949-858-0131. For more information see our website or call 949-858-0309

The Whitworth School
For children ages 4–14
Located in the City of Orange

The Whitworth School Discovery Camp provides an engaging program designed with hands-on activities including super science experiments, exciting explorations, awesome art projects, wonderful water play, and so much more! Students will have the opportunity to discover the world we live in as they interact with our exciting special guest presenters and participate in our off campus adventures. Each unique week is action packed and full of fun – there is never a dull moment at day camp!

Academic Enrichment Program June 30 - August 22, 2014

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Equestrian / Horseback Riding Camps

Blue Ribbon Saddle Club
Newport Beach

Welcome to our comfortable and fun, family-oriented stables. We offer programs and lessons for all levels and ages on our full range of sweet ponies and schooled horses. Progress quickly with our skillful and kind instructors. Learn the aspects of horse care and management as you develop skill and confidence in the saddle.
English-Western-Dressage Private and Group Lessons
7 days a week Trail Rides in Newport Back Bay or Trailer Out
Summer & School Holiday Day Camps 9-1 pm
Shows Including: Orange County Interscholastic League
“Special Needs” Riding Lessons
Birthday Parties with lots of Riding, Crafts, Favors

(310) 927-3366

Bridges Equestrian
Located in San Juan Capistrano
Horses, Riding, Games, Crafts and LOTS of Horsing Around!

Experience the wonderful world of horses through Bridges Training Stable Equestrian Training Center! We are a full spectrum riding school and training facility dedicated to the complete education of Rider and Horse. With a professional staff of 4 instructors, 3 trainers and 24 school horses, we are ready to help you set your goals and see you through! Our camp is available for beginner and intermediate riders.

26282 Oso Road
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Fallon Riding Center
San Juan Capistrano

Carol Fallon Riding Center will be enjoying their 18th year of Horse Camps. These 4-day camps are small groups of 4-6 campers, ages 5-14 and offered for multiple weeks during school summer vacation. These equestrian camps provide a fun, hands-on experience with horses and riding in a small group environment, supervised by highly qualified instructors on well-trained, gentle horses in a professional environment. Learn all about horse and horseback riding, with lessons in horse care and safety, grooming, tacking up and riding plus more fun activities.

26282 Oso Road, San Juan Capistrano
949-673-3746

Ivy Gate Farm
Located in San Juan Capistrano

An elite hunter jumper training facility dedicated to the goal-oriented rider. Specializing in hunters, jumpers, equitation and sales; Ivy Gate offers a full range of training services catering to all levels from beginner to advanced, competing at shows or riding for pleasure. Devoted to ensuring each and every rider at Ivy Gate accomplishes their personal goals through creating a focused, yet relaxed training environment. Summer Camp sessions include instruction in walking, trotting, cantering, basic horsemanship/incl. grooming & begin/improve on jumping skills.

28411 San Juan Creek Road
San Juan Capistrano, 92675

Sabo Eventing
Costa Mesa

Sabo Eventing and Newport Mesa Riding Center is your location for excellence in horsemanship. With over 30 years of experience from the beginner through the Olympic level we provide a professional and well organized environment. Both summer and winter and spring camps are available and are an excellent way to introduce the younger rider to horses. And yes, we do have wonderful horses available so our riders start knowing their horse is exactly the partner they need. Education is our primary concern and we strive to bring our riders the most complete experience possible.

905 Arlington Ave., Costa Mesa, Ca
949-244-8615

Silver Stirrup Riding Academy
Located in Lake Forest

The Silver Stirrup Goal is to bring a solid foundation of horsemanship to any and every horse-enthusiast! At any age, whether you're looking for your very first experience with horses, or a returning rider who needs some help getting back in the saddle, they've got the horses and the qualified instruction for you! Summer Camps at Silver Stirrup are offered as one day adventures, or week-long courses. Whichever you choose, your child will have the experience of his/her lifetime!

Serrano Creek Ranch in Lake Forest
25200 Trabuco Rd, Lake Forest, CA

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Fishing Camps

Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching
Kids Fishing Camp in Dana Point

Dana Wharf Sportfishing will have our annual summer camp in July. Your child will experience local fishing on a private boat each day. Our experienced crew along with an instructor will teach your child the fundamentals of fishing or give new pointers to those already familiar with the sport. This trip includes; fishing equipment, lunch & drinks, fishing instruction and a kids raffle at the end of the clinic.

Newport Landing Sportfishing
Day Camp located in Balboa

Summer afternoon ½ day fishing trips offer complete instruction on techniques for deep sea fishing followed by 3 hours of fishing on our 72 foot fishing boat along the coasts of Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, and Huntington Beach. Barracuda, sand bass, calico bass, halibut, and many more provide lots of fishing action to test skills learned earlier that day. Ages 7 -12. Parental supervision is optional. Rental gear and everything needed for our fishing trips is available. $33 for our 5 hour fishing trips. Full day trips also available. May kids come out weekly with us. A great experience that opens up a whole new world for many, that of the ocean, marine life, and the nautical experience

309 Palm - Suite A, Balboa CA

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Martial Arts Camps

American Martial Arts Academy
Located in Fullerton

Parents agree that they want their children to have fun & make friends during the summer. What if in addition to that, your child could also build confidence, focus, & self-discipline? Parents and teachers agree that kids are more refreshed & better prepared for the school year after participating in AMAA’s Summer Karate Camp. This year, give your child the best summer that they can possibly have.

Call (714) 871-3898 or visit our website by clicking link above for more details.

Pa Kua Newport
Located in Costa Mesa
Ages 6-12

This unique program offers kids a chance to experience and learn about self-esteem and self-discipline. Pa Kua Newport's week long camp experience includes learning self-defense, which generates a powerful effect on the child’s state of mind, their self-assurance and their self-control. In addition, our program includes how to build a strong nutritional foundation and why it is important. By providing the child with a vast amount of tools to draw upon, you are giving a gift to your child that will forever enhance their lives as they grow. Don't miss the Opportunity to empower your child. Kids camp books up quickly please reserve early.

Tae Kwon Do Jang
Located in San Juan Capistrano

Tae Kwon Do Jang is one of the most outstanding and fastest growing Tae Kwon Do schools in Orange County. Located in San Juan Capistrano, the school is owned and operated by international medallist, Master Sergio Cardenas. Master Cardenas offers to his students more than 17 years experience in the martial arts.

Their summer camp is available for children 5-12 years old. Their unique program will help your child build confidence, learn self-defense, respect, increase concentration, develop discipline and a 'yes I can' attitude. In addition to Martial Arts classes, kids learn arts and crafts, read stories, play games and learn manners. It is a complete character development program. All this in a safe and fun environment with professional Black Belt instructors.

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Sports Camps

Camp James
Located in Newport Beach
Superstar Soccer Camp

Skills, drills, and thrills are the goal of this spirited soccer camp. Join our wacky and fun coaches to develop your own skills and make new friends on and off the field. Swim daily at Wild Rivers and participate in traditional camp activities too! For ages 6-13

(949) 585-0464

Etnies Skate Park Summer Skate Camp
Located in Lake Forest

With over 500 participants successfully completing skate camp at the Etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest since we opened in 2003, our skate camp programming has grown into one of the most successful skate camp programs offered through city programming. Each day of camp will consist of detailed instruction, camp activities, skateboard movies, games, and a lunch break. Specific clinics covering the basics of ollies, kick flips, rails, boxes, and ramp skateboarding will be held by experienced Skatepark staff. Each week campers will also receive a DVD of the week's highlights produced by the Skatepark staff along with an introduction to skateboard videography. All proceeds go directly to keeping the park free.

Fee: $195 per person Limited to 10 per session/Ages (5-16)
For more information please call the park at 949-916-5870

Laguna Hills National Junior Basketball
Located in Laguna Hills

Laguna Hills Basketball Camps and clinics focus on a specific areas of the game and spend time teaching those fundamentals. Each basketball camp and clinic is run or supervised by the Laguna Hill High School Varsity Coach. During the camps and clinics player are put through a series of drills optimized to improve their game while keeping the players moving at all times to get the most out of the programs. Starting at only $25 per clinic sign up today.

Lil’ Kickers Soccer for Kids
Located in Garden Grove

Lil' Kickers is a national, non-competitive child development program for boys and girls ages 18 months to 9 years. Kids will have a blast learning the fundamentals of soccer plus a whole lot more. Our experienced coaches use creative, high energy games to build self-esteem, coordination and help kids conquer the developmental milestones they face at each age.

Lil’ Kickers offers half-day soccer camps for boys and girls ages 3-5 years.

Prep Stars

Prep Stars is holding four different Irvine summer camps in 2014. Multiple sessions are available for registration in soccer, volleyball, basketball, and flag football. Prep Stars' World-Class coaching staff (consisting of College and Professional players) will improve your child's athletic ability, and sports skills faster than anywhere else in Orange County!

All camps in 2014 will be held at Crean Lutheran High School, the address is 12500 Sand Canyon Ave, Irvine, CA 92618. Prep Stars has full-access to all of the school's facilities, including locker rooms. Click the link above to visit OCprepstars.com for more details or call administration (949) 466-3737

Semita School
Summer golf program

Semita School is proud to offer its exciting Summer Golf Programs for local high school students in Cerritos and surrounding cities. Students will receive top-quality golf instruction in small groups from a PGA professional. All skill levels are welcome. Students will learn the fundamentals of golf, including swing mechanics and ball-flight laws, as well as how to make adjustments based on these principles. Each clinic will conclude with a 9-hole round for practical application. Come join us for some fun under the sun!

Please contact 714-367-8688 or click the link above for more information.

Steve & Kate's Camp
Locations in Costa Mesa & San Juan Capistrano

Instead of a rigid structure, we give our campers choice. Instead of teaching kids the typical way, we give them tools and gentle guidance to help them become autodidacts. The difference is subtle–and it’s profound. Check out our website to see the gazillion ways for kids to design a day of camp with our studios, daily and weekly specials, and other activities. If an all sport camp is what you're looking for - choose our Stadium Sports option with soccer, hockey, racquet sports and field polo. The action take place in our custom, kid-sized inflatable stadium, where the ball doesn’t go out and the action rarely stops.

Team 13
Located in Irvine
Youth Speed/Agility Camps

Team 13 Speed/Agility camps are designed from beginners (age 6), held in Irvine and will be given from Collegiate athletes. The program's unique combination of skills, fundamental development combined with speed, agility & quickness makes it the most complete training camp operating in Southern California. Please contact 949-500-1328 for more information and schedule your free evaluation.

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Surf Camps

Banzai Surf School
Huntington Beach
Ages 8 and over

Banzai Surf School has fun-loving instructors that have passed background checks in addition to their water safety credentials. Student to instructor ratio is typically 4 to 1 or better, depending upon conditions. High quality soft type surfboards and premium wetsuits are provided. This family run business is one of the few NSSIA accredited surf schools in Huntington Beach.

Week-long summer program meets Monday through Friday, four hours a day. 2014 camps will run from June to August

Digital Media Academy
World’s Best Tech Camp!

Our location at UC San Diego offers a "Surfing & Filmmaking" camp. Spend the morning in the ocean catching a wave, experiencing one of the world’s best beaches in San Diego! Spend the afternoon in DMA’s state-of-the-art studio classroom creating an incredible action video. On the beach, learn basics like how to handle a surfboard, ocean safety and surf etiquette.

Visit our website to check availability, and to register online. Or call 1-866-656-3342 to speak to a Guest Experience Representative who can recommend a customized summer schedule based on your interest. Create the future at DMA!

JP's Surf Camp
Located in San Clemente

Founded in 2001, JP's Surf Camp is a camp where surfing is taught in a safe, well-staffed, instructional environment. All instructors are CPR and first aid certified. Wonderful friendships are created amongst surfers where they also learn to appreciate and respect our oceans. Located in beautiful San Clemente, California, JP’s Surf Camp offers children and adults the opportunity to learn how to surf or better their surfing ability in a small group environment with a 3 to 1 student to instructor ratio. This small group instruction provides students with more individual attention and a safer environment in which to learn surfing.

Soul Surfing School
Located in Laguna Beach

The Soul Adventure Club, Laguna Beach is an action packed week of activities that all kids will love including surfing, skimboarding, body boarding, skateboarding, visits to the local surf shops, a local surf board shaper, a local wilderness hike, etc. The club will be facilitated and supervised by their professional staff who will provide all levels of instruction in a safe and super fun format. Available to ages 6 - 14

Walking on Water Surf Camp
La Jolla

La Jolla Surf Camp presenting a unique opportunity to enjoy the awesome sport of surfing in a fun and fulfilling Christian environment. Walking on Water has been running overnight surf camps in San Diego since the summer of 1995. Their camps are open for male and female students between the ages of 11-14 and 15-18.

A typical day at Walking on Water Surf Camp includes the following: breakfast in cafeteria, morning Bible study, bus ride to the beach, surfing, lunch at the beach, more surfing, bus ride back to campus, rest time, dinner, small group time with counselor, recreational activities, nightly singing and guest speaker, hang out time, and bed time.

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Traditional All Day Summer Camps

Camp James
Located in Newport Beach
Ages 4 - 13

Camp James offers parents ACA Accreditation, flexibility and children ages 4-13 a chance to experience a wide array of outdoor activities including: canoes, archery, dance, nature study, go karts, climbing wall, crafts, fishing, mini golf, karate, challenge course, music, drama, Wild Rivers daily for our traditional camp. Families can choose 5, 4, 3, or 2 days per week to attend camp. Our full day program offers extended hours, lunch, and enrichment programs.

Call us at (949) 585-0464 or visit our website for a brochure.

Mission Viejo Christian Church Kids Club
Located in Mission Viejo
For ages 5-14

Kids Club is a ministry of Mission Viejo Christian Church offering quality summer camps and after school care. Their summer camp runs from June through September with different programs for K-5th grade and 6th-8th graders. They offer different camp themes and excursions every week and with a focus on fun, learning and physically activity in a supportive Christian environment!

YMCA of Orange County
Summer Day Camp

Join us for Summer Day Camp at the YMCA, right on campus in over 30 locations throughout Orange County! Your child will discover new interests, gain independence, and make lasting friendships- all while having fun in a safe and structured environment. Our program is licensed and open every day from 6:45am to 6:00pm, providing convenient, safe, and affordable summer fun!

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Vacation Bible School

The Crossing Church Kids Camp - Costa Mesa

This Summer, join us as we "Shake it Up" in The Crossing's Kids Kamp. Kids Kamp is for kids at The Crossing and for new kids that don't go to The Crossing. We encourage all kids to bring a friend to Kids Kamp.

Cost is $5 per child for the week for kids entering 1st-5th grade. Online registration available.

Temple Baptist Church - Fullerton
6 to 9 PM

Plan now to attend our Summer Vacation Bible School one week in July from 6 to 9 PM.

This year's VBS will be 'Gods Back Yard Bible Camp', and will feature crafts, games, snacks, and prizes. Invite your whole neighborhood. It's totally free!

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Elementary School-Age Summer Camp

Camp Invention
Multiple Locations
Let your child be a part of something BIG at this summer- Only at Camp Invention!

Camp Invention inspires creativity and inventive thinking during its weeklong summer program! Led by local educators, elementary school children are immersed into fun-filled, exciting, activities that reinvent summer fun. Throughout the week, children work together to solve real-world challenges that prepare them for the 21st century. Whether they are creating an epic, insect-themed pinball machine or dismantling broken devices, participants learn new approaches to everyday problems!

Discounts available – register today! Call 800.968.4332

LePort Schools Summer Camp - School-Age Summer Camp
Fountain Valley & Irvine
2nd - 8th Grade

Robotics, Creative Cooking, and Fairy-Tale Theater are only a few of LePort Schools unique summer camp offerings. Our camps are specially designed to give students a chance to fully experience a budding interest. Our camps are three-weeks in length so students can fully immerse themselves into their interests. Our students plan and complete complex projects they otherwise wouldn't be able to in a one-week camp. Each Friday, we take a break and go on field trip excursions to places like Legoland and Soak City. For the full list of camp offerings and Friday field trips, please visit our website.

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Summer Camp in Preschool

Creative Learning
Global Arts Summer Camp
Located in Mission Viejo

Creative Learning Preschool & Academy is an academic and arts-focused preschool with the commitment to expose children to global cultures and languages, and actively support their early learning. Preschool summer activities are offered for ages 0 - 5.

$60 per day, $250 per week, $800 for four weeks (choose which four). Further quantity and sibling discounts.

Eldorado Emerson Private School
Preschool through 12th Grade
Located in the City of Orange

Since 1958, Eldorado Emerson Private School has been dedicated to excellence in education for students in preschool through high school, offering a well-rounded college prep curriculum that features both academics and the arts. During their five-week summer session, preschool through 5th grade students enjoy full-day camp-style experiences in science, music, literature, art and academic enrichment. Middle school and high school students get to choose from a full day of electives to suit all interests: photography, cooking, SAT prep, sport-of-the-week, intro to pre-med, Greek mythology, songwriting, art classes, chess, and more.

Fulbright Montessori Academy
Serving Foothill Ranch, Lake Forest, Irvine, and surrounding areas.

At Fulbright Montessori, they are committed to the education of the heart and mind of their children in an atmosphere of kindness, respect and intellectual discovery! Fulbright Montessori is a beautiful, must-see facility with a private and convenient location off of Bake Parkway in the Pacific Commercentre Business Park area. Fulbright Montessori offers a highly educated and caring staff, potty training, keyed entry, summer camp, extended care, Spanish, music, art, computers and much more!!!

Marina View Preschool and Kindergarten
Located in Laguna Niguel

Providing a Safe Environment for Children to Learn and Have Fun. Offering full and half day programs. Marina View's teachers are degreed teachers not baby-sitters. Their year round school with summer camp features computer lab, foreign languages, art music and movement, phonics and reading, math, science, geography, gymnastics and dance. Also provides potty training.

Montessori Summer Camp - LePort Schools
Huntington Beach & Irvine. Ages 18-months - 6 years | Morning, afternoon or full days

Deciding on a preschool or elementary program for your child? Does your current day care or school offer the enriched environment he needs to make the most of his early years, prepare for Kindergarten, or excel in elementary school? Try Montessori summer camp! Your child will explore our classrooms, and learn from expert Montessori teachers. Toddlers will gain independence. Younger preschoolers will have fun with a wide range of educational activities and exploring their senses with our Sensorial materials. Older children will discover the joy of learning language and math skills with sandpaper letters and numbers and a wide variety of manipulatives.

Orange Tree Christian Preschool
Located in Lake Forest

At Orange Tree Christian Preschool, their goal is to nurture young children in the love of Jesus Christ and to provide each child with a positive introduction to formal education. With a belief that a child’s first school experience is important since it lays the foundation for all future educational experiences, Orange Tree provides an encouraging atmosphere conducive to individual growth and development.

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Summer Camps for Teens

Acting Academy for Kids
Located in San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente and Rancho Santa Margarita

Campers are guided through the production of a popular musical theme from start to finish via four daily classes (music, art, acting, and dance) and the culminating event—a Friday showcase on the main stage at Camino Real Playhouse! A child can participate for one week, the entire summer, or anywhere in between! It’s time to watch your star shine!

For Ages 4 - 13

Camp James
Located in Newport Beach
Wacky Waters Wild Rivers Camp

If you love Wild Rivers, this is the camp for you. Five full days of waterslides and getting wet. Our staff help you get a behind the scenes tour of Wild Rivers, master Surf Hill, Congo Rapids, learn water safety tips, make friends with other "fish" and enjoy some traditional camp activities too! For ages 8-13.

(949) 585-0464

Camp Pegasus
Camp Pegasus (Grades PK – 8)

Camp Pegasus is open to the public and offers unique and exciting summer enrichment classes for students entering pre-K through eighth grade. Innovate! Create! Have fun with the best and most experienced teachers in their fields in a safe, fun, dynamic environment. Everything from Kitchen Chemistry to Theater Arts to Rockband to Basketball with Coach Beez, and more, is offered. Don't miss this opportunity! Campers may choose from three 2-week sessions, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Half-day classes and child care are available.

Online brochure and 2014 registration available now. Session 1: Jun 23-July 3, Session 2: July 7-July 18, Session 3: July 21-Aug 1

Child Care Services Summer Camps
Ages Served: entering 7th through 8th Grade
June 25 - August 24, 2012

Child Care Services Teen Camp provides teens with a fun and safe environment to spend their summer days. Age appropriate activities, crafts, games and special events combined with three to four weekly field trips make for a summer your teen will not forget. Our talented Teen Camp staff looks forward to helping your teen create new friendships and lasting memories!

Weekly tuition includes: Safe, fun environment, daily crafts, games and weekly special event, 3-4 weekly field trips, 7am -6 PM quality child care, 2 daily snacks and a free Summer Camp T-shirt.

Chrissie Vocal Studio
For teens ages 12-18
Located in Tustin

Performance, Interpretation & Acting Skills Camp. How to audition, choose material, monologue and scene work and use of acting when singing. Students can perform monologues if they prefer not to sing.

ENROLLMENT IS LIMITED TO 6 STUDENTS. Cost is $199

CAMP Dates: Aug 5-8
10 am - 12:30pm with final performance

Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Summer Academies in the Arts, UC Irvine
Conservatory-style immersion education and portfolio preparation intensives in Art, Dance, Digital Filmmaking, Drama, and Music for high school-age students.

The Summer Academies in the Arts are excellent opportunities to strengthen technique and build portfolios in a university setting. With access to faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and university facilities, the Academies are college-level intensives designed to challenge, and encourage, students who participate. High school seniors may receive university credit, for an additional fee, while completing an Academy. Courses may include, Contemporary/Modern Dance, Conservatory Actor Training, New Swan Shakespeare Festival Apprenticeship, Vocal Music Intensive, Chamber Music Training, and Drawing/Sculpture.

Concordia University Teen Entrepreneur Academy
Learn How to Start Your Own Business

A unique one-week residential summer camp program for high school students that encourages and trains the next generation of entrepreneurs. Living on campus in Irvine, participants get total immersion in entrepreneurial culture and business principles while writing their own real-world business plan.

To register or for more information, please visit www.cui.edu/tea by clicking the link above or call 949-214-3198.

The Crossing Church - Beach Camps for Teens

High School Ventura Beach camp includes camping on the beach and spending the week thrift store shopping, surfing, skating, chilling, having bonfires, and growing in God all at the same time.

Camp dates 2014 information coming!

Dale Carnegie© Training

Today, the world is more complex, competitive and demanding then ever before. The Dale Carnegie Teen Leadership & Communications Course is designed to help your teenager; build greater self-confidence, communicate effectively, strengthen people skills, develop leadership skills, as well as manage stress & peer pressure more effectively. This College Accredited Course gives teenagers the skills needed to reach their goals and live up to their full potential at school, home and future careers.

Digital Media Academy
World’s Best Tech Camp!

With locations all over the US & Canada such as UC Irvine, UC San Diego, & Stanford, beginning to advanced campers age 6-18 learn by doing. Hands-on instruction from technology educators with real-world experience builds and develops STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) skills. Learn video game design, iPhone and iPad App development, Google Android app development, robotics, computer programming using Java or C+++, digital filmmaking, surfing & filmmaking, website design, 3D modeling, animation and more.

Visit our website to check availability, and to register online. Or call 1-866-656-3342 to speak to a Guest Experience Representative who can recommend a customized summer schedule based on your interest. Create the future at DMA!

Eldorado Emerson Private School
Preschool through 12th Grade
Located in the City of Orange

Since 1958, Eldorado Emerson Private School has been dedicated to excellence in education for students in preschool through high school, offering a well-rounded college prep curriculum that features both academics and the arts. During their five-week summer session, preschool through 5th grade students enjoy full-day camp-style experiences in science, music, literature, art and academic enrichment. Middle school and high school students get to choose from a full day of electives to suit all interests: photography, cooking, SAT prep, sport-of-the-week, intro to pre-med, Greek mythology, songwriting, art classes, chess, and more.

iD Tech Academies for Teens – Game Design & Development, Programming, and Film
Held at UCLA, Stanford, Harvard, Princeton, Yale, and select universities nationwide

Take interests further and gain a competitive edge for school, college, and future careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)! Ages 7-17 create apps, video games, C++/Java programs, movies, and more at weeklong, day and overnight summer programs. Held at UC Irvine, UCLA, UCSB, Cal Lutheran, UCSD, Stanford, and others. Also 2-week, pre-college programs for ages 13-18 held at select universities: iD Programming Academy (held at UCLA), iD Game Design & Development Academy, and iD Film Academy.

iD Tech Camps - Summer Camps in California
Held at UC Irvine, UCLA, UCSB, Cal Lutheran, UCSD, Stanford, and over 80 universities nationwide

Gain a competitive edge and learn how programming, app development, robotics, game design, 3D modeling, filmmaking, or photography can become a college degree and even a rewarding career. 2-week, pre-college summer programs for ages 13-18: iD Programming Academy, iD Game Design & Development Academy, and iD Film Academy. Held at prestigious universities including UCLA, Stanford, Princeton, Stanford, Yale, and others. Tour a professional studio to gain industry insight and graduate with a portfolio of your work. Also weeklong camps for ages 7-17 held at iD Tech Camps.

IncrediFlix
Make visions come true by movie making where campers act, write, direct, and more!

IncrediFlix is dedicated to creating fun and safe camps for students interested in making movies. The Advanced Teen Flix camp is developed for those who want to learn to make their own movies. Teens will work in groups to create their movies, with advanced instruction from our instructors to guide them along the way.

After camp sessions end, students receive their movie on DVD to enjoy their experience for a lifetime.

Lil Chef School
Located in Irvine

Beat the heat in our cool kitchen as we heat up some hot NEW recipes! Whether you like to bake, create, roast, sauté, fry or just blend, we have a camp for you. All ages are welcome!

2014 Camp will be held Monday-Friday from 9-12 noon starting June 23rd. Camp fee: $279 per week with 20% off each additional week you enroll.

Mission Viejo Christian Church Kids Club
6th-8th grade

Kids Club is a ministry of Mission Viejo Christian Church offering quality summer camps and after school care. Their summer camp runs from June 28 through September 2 with programs for 6th-8th graders. They offer different camp themes and excursions every day and with a focus on fun, learning and physically activity in a supportive Christian environment!

Semita School
Summer golf program

Semita School is proud to offer its exciting Summer Golf Programs for local high school students in Cerritos and surrounding cities. Students will receive top-quality golf instruction in small groups from a PGA professional. All skill levels are welcome. Students will learn the fundamentals of golf, including swing mechanics and ball-flight laws, as well as how to make adjustments based on these principles. Each clinic will conclude with a 9-hole round for practical application. Come join us for some fun under the sun!

Please contact 714-367-8688 or click the link above for more information.

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Camp Counselor Training for Teens

Camp Invention
Multiple Locations
Let your child be a part of something BIG at this summer- Only at Camp Invention!

Students entering the 7th, 8th and 9th grades can join Camp Invention's Counselor-in-Training program where they’ll receive in-depth training and gain valuable skills. By taking part in this program, your child will make lasting friendships while enjoying many benefits including gaining experience for future stipend-paid positions and learning valuable 21st Century leadership skills, built through a nationally renowned program.

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Fitness Camps

Outdoor Fitness Adventure Club
San Clemente

Fitness club for those who love being outdoors! Join their 6 week Fit Challenge - one low fee includes body composition, total weight, girth measurements, goal setting, nutrition guidelines, caloric recommendations and weekly accountability classes. Their expert instructors assist you with your personal fitness goals by offering professional, motivating and safe outdoor fitness classes.

Their South Orange County Classes include 948 square miles of Boot Camp, Hiking, Nordic Walking, Personal Training, Pilates, Yoga and more.

Total Training
Boot Camp and personal training. Various Orange County locations

Total Training by Tammy's Fitness Boot Camp classes are an ideal way to get an amazing workout, in two beautiful Orange County settings, at an affordable price. Their Boot Camp is perfect for anybody looking to lose weight, gain lean muscle, or tone up. Classes are 60-minutes in length and consist of a mixture of cardio, strength training, circuit training, and FUN.

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