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Adventure Marine Camp – Channel Islands National Park – Live Aboard

Type: Adventure Camp, Animal Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Backpacking, Beach, Camps for Boys, Camps for Girls, Cooking, Nature, Outdoors, Photography, Sleep Away, Sleep Away Camp (or Overnight Camp), Sports, Surfing, Travel, Water Sports

Description:

Join our team of naturalists and ecologists for a five days adventure at Channel Islands National Park. Explore the national park from a whole new perspective. Snorkeling expansive kelp reefs, swimming amongst sea lions, kayaking and swimming through some of the world’s largest sea caves, surfing sand dunes, fishing, studying topography, and ecology of the islands and three gourmet meals a day. Visiting Santa Cruz, San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Santa Barbara, and Anacapa Islands!

Experiential learning at its finest!

Taking place on a custom-built expedition vessel, this micro version of a semester at sea is the perfect ratio of adventure to learning, resulting in a respect and adoration for the marine environment that lasts a lifetime. Campers return with knowledge about island ecology, marine biology, geography, astronomy, resource conservation, and seamanship, all gained from their time aboard.

Ages 11-17

Connect:

Address: 117 B Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93109

Phone Number: (510) 219-9276

Email: [email protected]

Website: Adventure Marine Camp - Channel Islands National Park - Live Aboard

Dates: June 23rd-28th | July 7th-12th | July 28th-Aug 2nd

Price: $2150-$2495

AI Robot, AR, Coding, Art & Game Camp By Integem

Type: Academic, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Coding, Creative, Day Camp, Design, Film, Maker, Nature, Science, STEAM, STEM, Tech, Teen, Tinkering, Traditional, Virtual Camps & Classes, Visual Arts

Description:

Join the #1 AI & AR Program! Boost your skills and unleash your potential with our ACS WASC accredited K-12, pre-college & tech-leadership programs. Dive into AI, Robotics, Holographic AR Coding, STEM, 2D/3D Game Design, Digital Art, 2D/3D Animation, Space/Nature Exploration, and more.
With Holographic AR, students can step into their creations using just a webcam, interacting with their own games, arts, and adventures, and blending the physical and digital realms in exciting, innovative ways.
No prior knowledge is needed. The camp is suitable for all levels, from beginner to advanced.
Small class sizes, with 8 students per teacher, and caring instructors allow Camp Integem to provide personalized education for every camper.
Each year, over 30,000 students from more than 20 countries join our programs, which are available both in-person and online. Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ASC WASC), Camp Integem provides a high-quality educational experience, and students can earn school credits for college applications. As an Approved NVIDIA AI Training Partner, Integem offers students the opportunity to earn prestigious NVIDIA AI Certificates.
Students can select camps based on their age groups: Ages 5-8, 8-10, 10-14, and 14+. Indoor and outdoor play are part of the camp experience. Camp Integem is located in 16 different sites across California, including 6 vibrant locations in Los Angeles and Orange County:
• Santa Monica
• Torrance
• San Marino
• Burbank
• Huntington Beach
• Irvine
Embark on a journey where innovation, creativity, and technology converge at Camp Integem!

Connect:

Phone Number: (408) 459-0657

Email: [email protected]

Website: AI Robot, AR, Coding, Art & Game Camp By Integem

Dates: June 10 to Aug. 9

Hours: 9AM-5PM

Price: Varies based on the programs. Find more at https://camp.integem.com. Scholarships are available.

Atwater Photo Camp

Type: Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Creative, Day Camp, Mindfulness, Photography, Teen, Visual Arts

Description:

Atwater Photo Camp is a super fun and exciting 5 day photo adventure that inspires kids to explore their world in a deeper way. We’re thrilled to roll out all new field trips this year including galleries, museums, parks, the beach and so much more! Through clever games and activities designed to challenge the way we see, we build skills with camera, light and storytelling. All of this helps campers recognize, develop and celebrate their own unique voice.

Camp runs from 9am to 3pm, and each week is different. We make a ton of images and have a whole lot of fun! At the end of the week we host a photo exhibit for the kids to present their work to family & friends. Please let us know if you have any questions, we’d love to tell you everything!

2024 Dates:
Winter: January 2-5
Spring: March 25-29
Summer: Weekly from June 17 – August 23

Connect:

Address: Silverlake, Los Angeles, CA 90039

Phone Number: (310) 463-6277

Email: [email protected]

Website: Atwater Photo Camp

Dates: January 2-5, March 25-29, weekly from June 17 – August 23

Hours: 9am - 3pm

Price: $650/week

Camp Wildcraft Art + Nature Camp

Type: Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Creative, Day Camp, Maker, Mindfulness, Nature, Outdoors, Tinkering, Visual Arts

Description:

At Camp Wildcraft we grow creative, curious, confident and caring kids who feel at
home in nature. We are small by design, a warm place where kids feel connected to one another and to the wild nature surrounding us. Our two campuses in Calabasas and Malibu lead to nature trails we explore daily. During weekly sessions, Campers create big, unique art projects, paint and draw, sculpt in wood and clay, sew a pouch to carry handmade nature journals, hike and find adventures, build forts from branches, go on scavenger hunts, and much more! Each afternoon campers choose from a changing menu of creative and fun activities including theater, fiber arts, baking and more. There is a pool where kids swim at our Calabasas site and at our Malibu location there is a creek filled with tadpoles that kids play beside daily. Each summer day at Camp Wildcraft is an opportunity to explore with all our senses, and find joy and wonder with new friends in the wild places around us.

Junior Guide Leadership Program for Middle Schoolers entering grades 6-8
Volunteer High School Guides-in-Training Program

All details on website

TWO LOCATIONS:
Calabasas: MUSE Global School, 1666 Las Virgenes Canyon Rd, Calabasas
Malibu: Sycamore School, 3504 Las Flores Canyon Rd, Malibu, off PCH near Dukes

Connect:

Phone Number: (818) 489-3862

Email: [email protected]

Website: Camp Wildcraft Art + Nature Camp

Dates: June 17, 2024- August 9, 2024

Hours: 9:00-3:00, aftercare at MUSE only

Camp Wildfolk

Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Day Camp, Maker, Performing Arts, Preschool, Sports, STEAM

Description:

Camp Wildfolk is a child-centered day camp with two locations in Valley Village and West Hollywood. Wildfolk is project-based and truly unique- offering a balanced blend of structure and choice, with activities campers go wild for.
The spirit infused throughout camp feels “old school,” yet grounded in a mindful and intentional way of supporting and guiding children. Camp Wildfolk’s caring, silly, and wildly fun Guides are often cited as the #1 reason campers return year after year.
They offer a variety of programs to tailor many age groups- all within each camp. Their main camp hosts 1st-7th graders with exciting electives and teambuilding opportunities. Their specialized Young Folks program for rising Pre-K, TK, and Kinders sells-out early every year. The Guides-in-Training (GIT) program offers leadership opportunities for tweens and teens (7th-10th grade). And a few Adventure Camps provide big thrills for kids looking to go on awesome field trips! All of this from two convenient locations (dates vary by campus)

Connect:

Address: 1265 N. Fairfax Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90046

Phone Number: (818) 299-4151

Email: [email protected]

Website: Camp Wildfolk

Dates: June 10, 2024- August 16, 2024

Hours: 9:00am- 3:00pm

HAWKs LA (Hiking Adventures With Kids)

Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Day Camp, Nature, Outdoors

Description:

Our fully-outdoor camps encourage children’s sense of wonder about the natural world, familiarize them with local flora and fauna, teach them the fundamentals of hiking, trail safety, and LNT (Leave No Trace), and instill in them a deep sense of connection to the outdoors.

The diverse biomes across Los Angeles are our outdoor classrooms where teachers guide participants on foot to experience wonder and connection.
Our experienced educators are trained naturalists who know how to connect students to the natural world in a fun and safe way! Activities vary by day, environment and group interest, but include hiking, herping, bird watching, journaling, nature crafts (dream catchers, mandalas, seed bombs, insect hotels), nature-focused games, foraging, and more!

HAWKs LA outdoor classrooms are the greenspaces in Los Angeles. Prior to each camp, the counselors will provide a line-up of the day or week’s locations in:

Northeast LA, West LA, Santa Monica, Conejo Valley

Connect:

Phone Number: (323) 213-9763

Email: [email protected]

Website: HAWKs LA (Hiking Adventures With Kids)

Dates: July 17-August 30

Price: $625/week

Idyllwild Arts Summer Program

Type: Acting, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Camps for Boys, Camps for Girls, Creative, Creative Writing, Dance, Day Camp, Design, Fashion, Featured Sleep Away Camp, Film, Music, Musical Theater, Outdoors, Performing Arts, Photography, Sleep Away, Teen, Theater, Visual Arts

Description:

Discover the magic of an Idyllwild Arts summer, where kids and teens can explore their creativity, build confidence, and forge lifelong friendships with other student artists in a beautiful, supportive, and welcoming sleepaway camp environment. Our immersive intensives and workshops for ages 5-17 are taught by renowned teaching artists, providing hands-on guidance for students to hone their artistic technique while emphasizing educational values, personal values, and achievement.

The Idyllwild Arts Summer Program offers workshops for all ages and abilities on our picturesque campus set amongst the pines in the stunning San Jacinto mountains of Southern California, with residential “sleepaway” options for ages 10+. The tradition of gathering an impassioned community of artists during the summer months in Idyllwild, CA dates back over seven decades and has served generations of musicians, painters, writers and performers in a variety of disciplines including dance and theatre.

We offer programs in all arts disciplines including:

Classical Music | Jazz Music | Songwriting | Dramatic Arts | Visual Arts | Creative Writing | Dance | Fashion Desgin | Film & Digital Media | ESL & Arts

Connect:

Address: 52500 Temecula Road #38, Idyllwild, CA 92549

Phone Number: (951) 468-7265

Email: [email protected]

Website: Idyllwild Arts Summer Program

Dates: June 30, 2024 - July 27, 2024

Hours: Sleepaway and Day Options Available

Price: Varies by program type and length, and overnight vs. day programs. Prices range from $550 - $6825.

Jay Nolan Camp

Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Backpacking, Nature, Outdoors, Rock Climbing, Sleep Away Camp (or Overnight Camp), Special Needs, Traditional

Description:

Welcome to Jay Nolan Camp – where inclusivity takes center stage! Nestled in the picturesque surroundings of Lions Camp at Teresita Pines in Wrightwood, CA, Jay Nolan Camp is a unique and enriching experience for children of all abilities.

Our Philosophy:
At Jay Nolan Camp, we believe in fostering an environment that celebrates diversity and empowers every child to embrace their individuality. Our inclusive camp is designed for kids with and without disabilities where every child is valued, accepted, and given the opportunity to thrive. Our focus on inclusivity and neurodiversity is designed to create a setting where young minds can learn, play, and grow together.

Activities:
-Archery
-Rock Climbing Wall
-Swimming
-Outdoor Theater
-Wilderness Safety
-Hiking/Nature Walks
-Costume/Theme Meals
-Campfire Sing-Alongs
-Camp Dance
-Talent Show
-Arts and Crafts
-Scavenger Hunts
-Plant and Animal Identification
-Ecology and Geology

2024 Session: July 28–August 2, 2024
We offer a sleepaway camp experience for children ages 8 to 15. Our camp is scheduled for 6 days (5 nights). Kids with and without disabilities are welcome and encouraged to join the camp.

Pricing: Please visit our website

Connect:

Address: 22801 Big Pines Hwy, Valyermo, CA 93563

Phone Number: (818) 361-6400

Email: [email protected]

Website: Jay Nolan Camp

Dates: July 28, 2024 - August 2, 2024

Mountain Meadow Ranch Summer Camp

Type: Animal Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Backpacking, Equestrian, Mindfulness, Nature, Outdoors, Photography, Sleep Away, Teen, Traditional, Water Sports

Description:

A co-ed, traditional sleepaway camp for ages 7 to 16, uniquely located on a 900-acre ranch in the Sierras north of Lake Tahoe. Family-owned and operated since 1956, our limited enrollment and tech-free policy allow for a more personal experience and family-like feel that bring all of the camp together.
At MMR, campers experience more than the fun and activities that are a given of the camp experience, but also grow in self-confidence and character, fostering new friendships and memorable experiences that last a lifetime. Our entire program is centered around the principles of servant leadership and our guiding values that weave throughout the camp experience: inclusivity, empathy, stewardship, integrity, authenticity, and mindfulness.

Connect:

Address: 704-950 Wingfield Rd., Susanvile, CA 96130

Phone Number: (530) 310-9281

Email: [email protected]

Website: Mountain Meadow Ranch Summer Camp

Dates: June 16, 2023-August 9, 2023

Price: 4,300 for two weeks, 8,500 for four weeks

River Way Ranch Camp

Type: Acting, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Basketball, Cooking, Creative, Dance, Equestrian, Fashion, Film, Gymnastics, Martial Arts, Musical Theater, Performing Arts, Sleep Away, Soccer, Sports, Tennis, Traditional, Visual Arts, Volleyball, Water Sports

Description:

Established in 1967, for the past 50+ years, River Way Ranch Camp has provided memorable outdoor experiences and learning opportunities to children, ages 7 – 16. Nestled in the scenic foothills of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, River Way’s 72 acres offer an unparalleled environment for campers to learn, thrive, and grow.

With the list of options now topping 75 activities, River Way Ranch Camp offers a wider range of summer camp activities than almost any camp in the nation! Our program of recreational and learning opportunities has something for every interest, such as culinary arts, horseback riding, ropes challenge course, film production, dance, gymnastics, martial arts, waterskiing, wave runners, and sports of all kinds.

Connect:

Address: 6450 Elwood Rd, Sanger, CA 93657

Phone Number: 559-787-2551

Email: [email protected]

Website: River Way Ranch Camp

Dates: June 16, 2024 - August 10, 2024

Price: 2 week session : $5,385 1 week session: $3,045

Rustic Pathways

Type: Adventure Camp, Animal Camp, Art & Nature, Backpacking, Beach, Camps for Boys, Camps for Girls, Cooking, Dance, Global Ethics, Language, Nature, Outdoors, Rock Climbing Camp, Sleep Away, Soccer, Sports, Surfing, Teen, Travel

Description:

Since 1983, Rustic Pathways has been empowering teens to create positive energy, great friendships, and meaningful impact through inspired student travel programs. Join travel adventures designed for animal lovers, environmental activists, and explorers of all kinds between the ages of 12 and 22. Rustic Pathways students are a community of globally-minded, self-aware young people able to identify their passions, grow in confidence, and create positive impact at a local and global level.

Connect:

Address: 6082 Pinecone Dr., Mentor, Ohio , CA 44060

Phone Number: (440) 975-9691

Email: [email protected]

Website: Rustic Pathways

Dates: 1 week, 2 week, 3 week sessions available June-August

Hours: 1 week, 2 week or 3 weeks teen travel programs

Price: $2,395 - $8,995

Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum

Type: Acting, Art & Nature, Arts Education, Creative, Creative Writing, Improv, Outdoors, Performing Arts, Teen, Theater, Voice

Description:

*BEWARE THE IDES OF MARCH DISCOUNT! Pay in full before March 15th for 10% off.*

Young People’s Camp
Starts Monday, July 15 2024 and runs Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays for three weeks, Young People’s Camp introduces your young child to the imaginative world of Shakespeare and classical theatre.

Youth Drama Camp Session 1: Workshop (Get 10% OFF Session 2 when you sign up for both sessions!)
Starts Monday, June 17, 2024, and runs Monday-Friday for two weeks. Students ages 8-14 work with expert teaching artists will to explore a Shakespeare play, culminating in a share celebrating all they’ve learned.

Youth Drama Camp Session 2: Production (Get 10% OFF Session 2 when you sign up for both sessions!)
Starts Monday, July 1, 2024, and runs Monday-Friday for three weeks. Students ages 8-14 will take technique-based classes as well as rehearse and present a final performance of a Shakespearean play.

Teen Shakespeare Intensive
Starts Monday, July 8, 2024. Students ages 14-18 work with professional artists on classical theatre techniques in our beloved Teen Summer Shakespeare Intensive.

Connect:

Address: 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd, Topanga, CA 90290

Phone Number: (310) 455-3722

Email: [email protected]

Website: Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum

Dates: June and July 2024

Hours: Day Camp