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The following are descriptions of some of the most popular youth sports programs, camps & clinics for kids in Orange County

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Football Martial Arts
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Youth Baseball & Softball

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District 55 - South Orange County Little League

Website includes boundary lines, links to specific south Orange County Little League teams, and tournament information.

District 56 - North / East Orange County Little League

Website includes boundary lines, links to specific north Orange County Little League teams, challenger division and tournament information.

District 62 - North / West Orange County Little League

District 62 serves the cities of Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Midway City and Westminster. Website includes boundary lines, links to specific north Orange County Little League teams, challenger division, age charts and tournament information.

Pony Baseball / Softball

League includes baseball, softball, slowpitch and travel teams. PONY Baseball and Softball is designed to "Protect Our Nation's Youth" by providing experiences in youth baseball and softball that will help young people grow into healthier and happier adults.

Rancho Trabuco Girls Softball Association

We provide a fun, instructional and safe environment for young girls to play the game of softball! All levels of playing experience are welcome, we field rec ball and All-Star divisions for ages 5-15yrs.

Our Spring Season runs mid-Jan to mid-May and Fall Season runs mid-August to mid-November. For registration and league information, please visit our website at www.rtgsa.org

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Youth Basketball

City of Dana Point Youth Basketball League
Ages 6 - 9 years

Come join the fun of youth recreation basketball offered by the City of Dana Point. League open to boys and girls, ages 6-9 yrs. This is a low-key, instructional basketball league. Games will be played on Saturdays at the Dana Point Community Center, with game times starting at 8:00am and running throughout the day. Registration begins in August with the league running December through March. Cost $20 for residents, $35 for non-residents. For more league information call (949) 248-3530.

Laguna Hills National Junior Basketball

Sign up today for competitive recreational basketball for boys and girls from Kindergarten – 8th grade at the Laguna Hills Community Center. Kindergarten and first graders participate in our NJB Academy starting in December on Saturday mornings learning skills from some of the best coaches in Orange County while 2nd- 8th graders begin league practice in early November and the season starts December first. Sign up by Sept. 30th to get an early signup discount. All players get 6 weeks of free clinics run by our High School Coaches.

NJB Orange County All Net

All-Net Program for the advance players grades 6th - 8th through their chapters.

This division prepares the athlete for high school competition.

National Junior Basketball League

Basketball league for 3rd through 8th grade boys and girls. Registration is mid-June through mid-September. Skills evaluation is in September. Practices start in November and games start in December. All games are held on Sundays at local gyms. Find the city of the league on their website.

Orange County Shooting Stars Basketball
Spring Season starting now!

Orange County Shooting Stars is a competitive youth basketball league for boys and girls ages 6 to 14 based out of of Orange, CA. Our main goal is to develop our players in all of the fundamentals of basketball in order to improve their game so that they can play at a more competitive level now or in the future. All of our teams will practice once a week, and play 1 game every Saturday afternoon.

If you are interested in playing, or if you have any questions, click the link above to check out our website or give us a call at (714) 357-2789.

Prep Stars
Youth Basketball Training
(Ages 5-18)

Prep Stars offers multiple training options for basketball throughout Orange County. Boys and girls of any skill level from ages 5-18 are all welcome. Kids who are new to the game can learn all the core basketball fundamentals to succeed in their school leagues, and established varsity players can take their game to the next level with the Prep Stars training system. Private and group sessions are available along with clinics and a summer camps.

Click the link in this box to visit the Prep Stars website (ocprepstars.com) for details and sign up options or call (949) 212-5295

YMCA of Orange County
Youth Basketball Leagues
(Ages 6 -16)

The YMCA of Orange County offers Basketball leagues for boys and girls ages 6-16. Youth will learn the fundamentals of the sport, and develop skills (e.g., ball handling, passing, shooting, and defense) in a fun and supportive environment that emphasizes character development, teamwork, and good sportsmanship.

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Dance

Center Stage Studio Dance

CSSD has some of the most prestigious teachers including Broadway touring artists, So You Think You Can Dance alumni, Ballet Principals & Acrobatic artists. Jazz, Hip-hop, Ballet, Contemporary, Acro, Tap & Lyrical classes available as well as nationally ranked dance teams! Check out our website for placement and team auditions!

Located at 27101 Aliso Creek Road Suite 136
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

Performer’s Academy
Laguna Hills

Theater and dance workshops available for children and teens.

Classes include Scene Study, Film Workshops, Musical Theatre, Comedy, Singing/Voice, Baby Ballet & Hip Hop.

949-609-1600

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Equestrian

Blenheim's EquiSports International
San Juan Capistrano

Training & lesson programs from beginner to Grand Prix at a world class facility located in San Juan Capistrano, CA. Complete with covered arena & outstanding full service staff to accommodate the needs of you & your horse. Specializing in hunters, jumpers & equitation. More than 15 weeks of showing per year available within walking distance.

Contact
Hillary Ridland (949)633-4040
Lorraine Tatham (949)633-3445

Bridges Training Stable
San Juan Capistrano

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! Check out our website to see about our lessons, training, camps, clinics, competitions, working student program, leases and our fantastic 10 level Horsemaster’s program!

26282 Oso Road
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Ivy Gate Farm
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.

28411 San Juan Creek Road
San Juan Capistrano, 92675

Newport Mesa Pony Club
Costa Mesa

A member of the United States Pony Clubs, Inc., association. Pony Club is not just about ponies. The name has its roots in the associations origins in Britain where all horses ridden by children were called ponies regardless of their size. The basic principles promoted and maintained through Pony Club a have produced countless Olympic riders. Pony Club develops character, leadership, confidence and a sense of community through a program that teaches the care of horses and ponies, riding and mounted sports. Simply put, if you want your child to really understand horses and riding Pony Club is your only choice. Take the time to visit our website and that of our national organization. We have trainers for all levels and school horses that are selected to give your child a proper start.

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! Silver Stirrup's typical TWO HOUR horsemanship lessons are competitive in price to most ONE hour riding lessons in Orange County!

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

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Fishing

Dana Wharf Sportfishing Kid's Fishing
Dana Point Harbor

Kid's Free Fishing Clinic
Every Sunday!

12pm - 12:30pm

Join us every Sunday for our free kid's fishing clinic! Dana Wharf is proud to offer a dockside experience for young anglers! Ask the experts and learn new fishing techniques, new hook tying secrets, win raffle prizes and so much more! No reservations are needed! Try out your new techniques on the 1/2 day trip departing immediately after the clinic where kids fish free AND their rental gear is included!

Kid's Fish Free Sundays!
Sundays @ 12:45pm - 5:45pm

Join us every Sunday (right after our Free Kid's Fishing Clinic) for our 12:45pm 1/2 Day Fishing Trip and kids fish free! One child will get a free 1/2 Day Fishing Trip (a savings of $25) per paying adult!

Newport Landing Sportfishing-Day Camps
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

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Football

Pop Warner - South Coast Tritans

Be a part of the Youth Football and Cheer organization that's putting the youth back into youth sports! SCYF has a fabulous football and cheer program for your child from ages 5 to 15.

Their Flag football division for 5 to 6 year olds offers a fantastic introduction to Pop Warner Football for both kids & parents. Full contact football is available for kids 7 to 15 years old and from 45 to 145 pounds.

Team 13
Private Football Training Lessons

Serving Southern California athletes, TEAM 13 is designed to take football players to the next level by developing self confidence and emphasizing character development. Using innovative training technology, its private lessons are designed for beginners (age 6) through High School athletes. The program's unique combination of football skills and fundamental development combined with speed, agility and quickness training make it the most complete football training program in the region. Private lessons will be held in Irvine by X-Collegiate athletes. Please contact 949-500-1328 for more information and schedule your free evaluation.

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Martial Arts Training

American Martial Arts Academy
Fullerton

AMAA is different than other martial arts schools because we emphasize the personal development of our students. We teach our students using positive reinforcement to build Confidence, Self-Discipline, Coordination, and Focus. Our well-trained instructors have years of experience not just in martial arts, but also in child development. They use their knowledge to provide a safe and fun environment for your children to grow. Our program is perfect for children with physical and developmental disabilities. At American Martial Arts Academy, your children will build character and learn values that will prepare them for school and life.

Call now for more info - (714) 871-3898. Ages 3 to 83.

Orange County Kodokan Judo & Kickboxing
Cypress

Orange County Kodokan Judo (OCKJ) dojo is one of the oldest, most respected judo dojos in Orange County. Fostering discipline, confidence, self defense, and conditioning, OCKJ has been the home of Olympians and is host to men, women, and children of all ages who practice the time-honored martial art of judo.

Tae Kwon Do Jang
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.

YMCA of Orange County
(Preschool – Teen)

YMCA Martial Arts classes help kids develop strength, balance, flexibility, and self-defense skills in a fun and supportive environment that emphasizes character development and self-discipline.

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Skateboarding

Etnies Skate Park
Lake Forest

Designed for all ages, these lessons can help develop the skills needed to succeed on your skateboard. Beginning, intermediate and private classes are available. Taught by experienced riders who are capable of showing beginning riders where to start and showing advanced riders new tricks such as switch stance and pool coping grinds. Availability is limited. Full protective gear consisting of a helmet, elbow pads, and knee pads are required. Skate park is open for free skating during scheduled hours.

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Soccer

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.

Prep Stars
Youth Soccer Camps
Boys/Girls Ages 4-11

Prep Stars offers year-round soccer camps in Orange County for boys and girls ages 4-11 of any skill level. They have camp on weekdays during the summer, and on either Saturdays or Sundays during the rest of the calendar year. Prep Stars' camps are a great starting point for new players, and their more advanced division is for already skilled players to receive additional training outside their school or league. With a proven training system, the latest methods of training & 'game days', Prep Stars guarantees its players will improve their soccer abilities faster than anywhere else in Orange County. Employing the most experienced and knowledgeable coaching staff in Orange County, all soccer coaches have professional, international, and even World Cup playing experience! The first clinic is just $19 to new players.

Click the link in this box to visit the Prep Stars website or call (949) 212-5295 for more information and sign-up options.

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Surfing - Lessons & Surf Camp

Banzai Surf School
Huntington Beach
Surfing Lessons all year!

Open year-round - learn to surf or improve your skills with our experienced instructors. We provide safe, high quality soft type surfboards and premium wetsuits for students. Choose from week-long summer surf camps, or two-hour sessions in our private or group lessons.

Banzai Surf School is a family run business and one of the few NSSIA accredited surf schools in Huntington Beach.

JP's Surf Camp
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. 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. In addition to their camp programs, JP’s Surf Camp also offers Year Round Private and Group Lessons!

Soul Surfing School

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 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.

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Swimming Lessons

YMCA of Orange County
Swim Lessons
(All Ages)

YMCA of Orange County offer a variety of swim programs for all ages that challenge and develop participants in spirit, mind, and body. From toddlers who need basic water safety and survival skills, to seniors who need to brush up on their breast stroke, YMCA swimming is for everyone.

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Tennis Lessons

Prep Stars
Youth Tennis Lessons

Prep Stars has a tennis department dedicated to help young players improve their tennis game. Learn from well-qualified former nationally-ranked players who will demonstrated and teach all the fundamentals and tricks to succeed. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Click link above to visit the Prep Stars home page or call their offices at (949)212-5295 for more information

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Trampoline

Sky Zone
Located in Anaheim

Imagine a seemingly endless sea of trampolines, all connected to form one massive trampoline surface. Now, imagine that surface enclosed with angled trampolines that allow you to literally bounce off the walls! Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park offers jump times every day, or you can play three-dimensional versions of your favorite sports, such as dodgeball and Sky Slam Basketball.

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Youth Volleyball Leagues & Training

Prep Stars
Girls Volleyball Camps
(Ages 8-15)

Prep Stars offers year-round girls volleyball camps in Irvine for girls ages 8-15 of any skill level. They have camp on weekdays during the summer, and on either Saturdays or Sundays during the rest of the calendar year.

The Prep Stars coaching staff consists of former big-name college players who are well-versed on the latest drills and training methods to improve core fundamentals, strength, and conditioning. Members will enjoy 'game nights' once per month. No previous playing experience is required.

Click above to visit the Prep Stars website, or call
(949)212-5295 for additional details

USYVL - United States Youth Volleyball League

USYVL is a non-profit organization designed to teach the fundamentals of volleyball to boys and girls ages 7 to 15, with an emphasis on sportsmanship and positive reinforcement.

Orange County locations are: Aliso Viejo, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Laguna Niguel, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo and San Clemente

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Youth Sports Camps

Bridges Equestrian
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

Etnies Skate Park Summer Skate Camp
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

Ivy Gate Farm
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.

Laguna Hills National Junior Basketball
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.

Prep Stars

Prep Stars is conducting a Youth Soccer Mini-Camp this summer during July and August. Prep Stars' World-Class coaching staff (consisting of College and Professional players) will improve your child's athletic ability, and soccer skills! The camp is Mondays & Wednesdays beginning July 1st (you can join ANYTIME) players can sign up & join anytime or even get a one-day pass for the camp. The hours are from 10am-11:30am at Crean Lutheran High School, the address is 12500 Sand Canyon Ave, Irvine, CA 92618. Boys and Girls ages 4-11 are welcome.

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)212-5295.

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

Tae Kwon Do Jang
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.

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.

Walking on Water Surf Camp

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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General Youth Sports Programs

Prep Stars

Prep Stars is the premier youth athletic training organization in Orange County. With four sports offered, soccer, basketball, tennis, and volleyball, young athletes can improve their skills in their particular sport of interest while enjoying an entertaining and safe atmosphere (Prep Stars' full-time coaches are CPR and First-Aid certified).

If you're a parent seeking instruction for his or her child, Prep Stars has the coaches and convenient courts and fields to choose from. With dozens of associated courts and fields in Orange County, finding a convenient training spot and start time is a sure-thing. There are both group and private lesson opportunities that can cater to your specific needs.

YMCA of Orange County
Youth Sports Programs
(Ages 6 – 17)

YMCA of Orange County offers a variety of sport programs like basketball, soccer, tennis, and flag football for youth ages 5-17. Participation in an organized sport at the Y will teach your children the importance of teamwork and provide them with opportunities to develop motor skills, build self-esteem, and express themselves!

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Sports Programs for Pre school Aged Children

YMCA of Orange County
Preschool Sports Programs
(Ages 3 – 6)

YMCA of Orange County offers a variety of sport programs like basketball, soccer, and t-ball for preschool-age children. Participation in an organized sport at the Y will teach your children the importance of teamwork and provide them with opportunities to develop motor skills, build self-esteem, and express themselves!

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