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Amplify Sleep Away Camp For Girls

Type: Music, Photography, Sleep Away


Amplify Sleep Away Camp is a music and creative arts camp for girls. We are located on the Ojai Valley Upper School Campus in Ojai, CA. Girls choose between learning an instrument, forming a band, and writing an original song, photography and film making or journalism. In addition to their specific concentrations, we have several daily “camp” activities to choose from such as: Rock Climbing, Swimming, Zip Lining, Screen Printing, Music Video Making, Karaoke, Movie Nights, Private Music Lessons, DJ-ing, and more. Every day at lunch a Special Guest artist takes the stage and performs for our camp followed by a camper lead question and answer period. Our staff are recruited from all over the world and are world-class musicians and artists who enjoy spending a part of their summer giving back to youth through mentorship and instruction.


Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences – Summer Programs

Type: Academic, Acting, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Coding, Cooking, Creative Writing, Dance, Day Camp, Enrichment, Film, Kindergarten Readiness, Music, Performing Arts, Photography, Sports, Surfing, Tech, Theater, Visual Arts, Voice


Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences is a leader in innovative academic, arts, and enrichment curricula for students in Kindergarten through 12th grades. Summer at Crossroads offers you the opportunity to experience a full variety of courses as unique as the school’s regular year programs. Students are challenged to develop skills, to enjoy learning, and to grow in areas of special interest while experiencing their “Summer at Crossroads.”

Summer programs at Crossroads are open to the public and provide progressive and fun K-12 summer camps, classes and programs.  No formal admissions process is required.  Need based tuition reduction is available.

Two locations:

Middle and Upper School: 21st Street Campus | 1714 21st St., Santa Monica, CA 90404

Elementary School: Norton Campus | 1715 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404


Designer Camp

Type: Arts & Crafts, Creative, Day Camp, Design, Fashion, Photography


A hands-on, creative summer day camp for teens passionate about design. Designer Camp is a curated boutique style camp that allows teens (ages 11 – 17) to be immersed in the design industry exploring the exciting worlds of Art, Design, Fashion, Interior Design, Photography, Visual Arts, Styling, Trend Forecasting, Entertainment Set Design, Merchandising, and much more!

Designer Camp partners with top experts in the design industry, giving students a rare opportunity to engage and learn through hands on workshops, design talks from keynote speakers, and behind-the-scenes experiences.

Designer Camp 101: July 9 – 13 / 9am – 3pm

Fashion & Styling Camp: July 16 – 20 / 9am – 3pm

Interior Design Camp: July 23 – 27 / 9am – 3pm

Photography Camp: July 30 – August 3 / 9am – 3pm


Oxbridge at UCLA Prep Program

Type: Academic, Creative Writing, Design, Photography, Sleep Away, Tech


Are you in 7th or 8th grade? Join us in Los Angeles this summer for the Oxbridge at UCLA Prep program! Oxbridge has been welcoming intellectually adventurous students for over 30 years on our academic summer programs. In Los Angeles, students reside on the campus of UCLA and select a Major and a Workshop course from Creative Writing, Photography, Design, & New Media, Speech & Debate, and Augmented Reality & Game Design. Each day, students take part in chaperoned activities on and off campus. All meals are provided and our team is on-site 24/7 to provide for the well-being of our students. To learn more about this program, and all of our programs for students in grades 7-12, please visit our website.


SOCAPA School of Creative & Performing Arts

Type: Acting, Arts Education, Dance, Day Camp, Music, Performing Arts, Photography, Sleep Away, Theater


Come join the next generation of visual and performing artists at SOCAPA – The School of Creative & Performing Arts! SOCAPA offers 1-3 week Summer Program intensives in Filmmaking, Acting, Music, Dance, Photography and Screenwriting. Campers of all experience levels are challenged to advance their craft through hands-on learning with teachers who are leaders in their fields. With these Intensives comes the best of summer – a time for friendship and fun with activities every night and weekend. Los Angeles campers can enjoy trips to Venice Beach and the Walk of Fame, along with visits from guest artists, karaoke nights, and much more! Follow the link below for a tour of our LA campus, visit our site, or call our NY office for more information!