Art & Nature

CalArts Summer Art Intensive for High School Students

Type: Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Creative, Design, Film, Maker, Performing Arts, Photography, Sleep Away, Teen, Visual Arts

Description:

Students 14-17 years old participate in a series of workshops and critiques led by CalArts faculty and alumni, attend artist talks and screenings, explore methods and spend time in the studio developing skills and making art.

Residential students will live in Chouinard Hall, CalArts’ BFA dorms, and both residential and commuter students will be able to participate in daily activities such as film screenings, games in the recreation hall or open swim in the CalArts pool. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in a field trip to Disneyland for an additional fee. All levels welcome to apply.

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Camp Wasewagan on the River

Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Sleep Away, Teen

Description:

Over night summer camp located in beautiful Angelus Oaks, just south of Big Bear. We offer 1- and 2- week options for boys & girls, age 5-16. With a traditional setting and activities, such as archery, paintball, high ropes & swimming, kids will also get to pick their own exciting field trip to attend. Come and create unforgettable memories and lasting friendships with us this summer!

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Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Summer Camps

Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Camps for Girls, Sleep Away

Description:

Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles offers six unique camp opportunities.  You don’t have to be a Girl Scout to enjoy summer camp!

Overnight Camps in the beautiful mountains of Big Bear Lake and Frazier Park!
Camp Osito Rancho- Big Bear Lake

With bus transportation included in the price of camp, come experience six days, five nights of camping.  Program options include learning how to ride horses, conquering the ropes course, canoeing in our pond (older girls on Big Bear Lake), zip lining, sleeping under the stars, and much more!

Camp Lakota- Frazier Park

Individual older girls (high school) come join us for a traditional six-day, five-night tent-camping experience.

Girl Scout troop camp session experience for three days and two nights*

*Please know this experience requires Girl Scout membership.

Day Camps:
Our day camps offer a variety of fun and challenging activities including archery, stand-up paddle boarding, climbing wall, campfire rings, and much more!

El Ranchito- Long Beach
Marine Landing- Long Beach
Mariposa- Altadena
La Casita- Claremont

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Golden Key Art – Summer Art Fun

Type: Academic, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Creative, Day Camp, Visual Arts

Description:

Welcome to Summer Art Fun! Our family-owned camp offers a creative and fun environment personalized for your child’s needs. Kids explore the creative side and learn about the exciting world of artists, and build a portfolio of projects. Museum trips, field trips, drawing and painting lessons, chess, pool, and more! We also provide a refresher on the academic skills (math and English) for a successful school year. Each week is an amazing art journey! See the full schedule: https://goldenkeyart.com/summercamp/schedule/

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Kennolyn Camps

Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Backpacking, Beach, Cooking, Dance, Equestrian, Fashion, Martial Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Photography, Rock Climbing Camp, Sleep Away, Sports, Surfing, Teen, Trapeze, Travel, Water Sports

Description:

Since 1946, Kennolyn Camps has provided a haven for boys and girls ages 6-16 to be their best selves, unplug from technology, and make lifelong friends. Join us at one of our two overnight camp locations: in the Santa Cruz Mountains at our hidden village in the redwood forest just a short drive to the beach. Or on Huntington Lake just south of Yosemite at our cozy lodge nestled in the Sierras. This summer we’re celebrating 75 years of changed lives!

Plus, we have special “in-between-session” programs at no additional fee for campers staying multiple sessions.

Two Locations:
8400 Glen Haven Road, Soquel, CA 95073
60900 La Salle Lane, Lakeshore, CA 93634

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Kidspace Children’s Museum Camp

Type: Art & Nature, Day Camp, Space Camp

Description:

Join Kidspace Children’s Museum for Kidspace Camp! Adventure, explore, and investigate to learn, create memories, and make new friends. 3, 2, 1… Launch into spring! Come join us in taking a closer look at what space shuttles need to launch and what astronauts go through in order to go into space. We’ll learn about how astronauts prepare themselves for space travel, what type of training is needed, and take a closer look at how shuttles are built using activities developed in collaboration with NASA’s  Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

 

 

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Outdoor Journeys – Camp Nawakwa

Type: Acting, Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Backpacking, Creative, Performing Arts, Sleep Away, Teen, Theater, Visual Arts

Description:

Outdoor Journeys is a non-profit youth development organization which operates a residential camp program, Camp Nawakwa, near Angelus Oaks, California. It is our mission to inspire individuals, through education and engagement, to connect with the natural world.

Camp Nawakwa offers Summer Camp sessions during the summer season and Family Camps throughout the year.  Activities included in each camp session include: Archery, Rock Climbing, Tomahawks, Slingshot Paintball, Arts & Crafts, Swimming, Canoeing, Fishing, Outdoor Living Skills, Nature, Teambuilding, Hiking, Drama, and Evening Programs.

Summer Camps (Ages 8-17)
Traditional Camps – June 15 – July 17
Arts Camps – June 22 – July 17
Teen Academy – June 21 – July 17
Survivor Camps – June 15 – July 24

Family Camps (All ages)
Winter Family Camp – February 15-17
Fourth of July Family Camp – July 1-5
Labor Day Family Camp – September 4-7
Fall Family Camp – November 6-8

Camp Nawakwa is open to everyone! We embrace the uniqueness of all young people and their families. We ensure that every child has a place, no matter his or her background or age.

For more information, please visit www.outdoorjourneys.org

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River Way Ranch Camp

Type: Acting, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Cooking, Dance, Equestrian, Fashion, Film, Gymnastics, Improv, Martial Arts, Music, Musical Theater, Performing Arts, Sleep Away, Sports, Visual Arts, Water Sports

Description:

Memories and friendships await at River Way Ranch Camp! Nestled in the scenic foothills of Sequoia National Park, River Way offers children, ages 7-16, an unparalleled environment to learn, thrive and grow. Extraordinary, highly trained staff encourage and guide campers to try a wide array of activities.

Through 75+ activities, campers will improve their confidence and enjoy activities such as waterskiing, horseback riding, ziplines, ropes course, theater, culinary arts, mini-bikes, go-karts, waverunners, gymnastics, film production academy, camping overnights and much more. With an emphasis on first time campers, River Way provides exciting experiences, proving to strengthen core values while increasing independence and social skills.

Campers, ages 7-9, remain with their counselors throughout the day participating in a variety of activities, while 10-16 year-olds customize their schedules.

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