Orange County Tradition for 27 years and located near the scenic Back Bay at Newport Dunes in Newport Beach. Awarded “Best Day Camp” for 2013 by ParentingOC Magazine. Offering ages 4-17 adventures & happy memories: archery, Stand-up-paddleboards, STEM, watersports, zip line, drama, climbing wall, inflatable water park, mini-golf, laser-tag, dance, karate, fishing, crafts. Children love our caring award winning staff, theme weeks, variety of activities, and crazy special events. Parents love our flexible scheduling, outstanding reputation, extended hours, & that we are ACA Accredited. Camp Starts June 23 and ends August 29, 2014. Go to www.campjames.com or call (949)729-1098 for more info. Open House Dates: March 23(11 a.m.–2 p.m.), April 8 (4-6:30p.m.), April 26 (10 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
CAPISTRANO ACTING ACADEMY
In Capistrano Acting Academy Summer Theatre Camp, experience the fun of playing pretend...but in a real play. Each Monday is a new theme so every week you become a new character! A combination of theatre games, rehearsals, costume fittings and Improv activities has you performing in a real theatre with music, stage lights and your friends and family in the audience by 2 PM Friday afternoon! The director of our youth division, Ryan Fredericks, is an Accredited Teacher. 7 weeks – limited enrollment. Hours 9AM – 2PM (Optional Preshow hour 8AM) + Encore Camp from 2 PM - 5 PM. Camino Real Playhouse is located at 31776 El Camino Real in San Juan Capistrano. Register: www.CapistranoActingAcademy.org. For info, call (949) 489-8082.
CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY TEEN ENTREPRENEUR ACADEMY (TEA)
The Teen Entrepreneur Academy (TEA) is a hands-on, learn-by-doing, one-week residential business entrepreneurship start-up summer camp for high school students. It is held annually in July at Concordia University Irvine. TEA teaches high school students real-world entrepreneurship, best business practices, principles of free enterprise and how to start and launch their own business. Teenagers (TeenPreneurs), working in groups of 3-to-4, work as entrepreneurs by preparing start-up business plans for their own real businesses. The team with the best start-up business plan wins $1,500 in the entrepreneurship business plan competition held the last day of the summer camp academy. For info: www.cui.edu/tea
EVOLUTION SPORTS CAMP
Evolution Sports Academy includes daily exposure to archery, soccer, volleyball, basketball, arts & crafts, and fun pool activities including introductory swimming, water polo, and fun relay races. We have full & half-day options as well as drop-in rates for 2-days per week or more. We offer lunch for purchase and a set lunch menu for each day as well as extended camp hours for families needing to drop-off before 8:30 am and pick up after 4:30 pm. Info: evolution swim.com
JP’s SURF CAMP
JP's Surf Camp offers children through adult the opportunity to learn how to surf or better their surfing ability in a small group environment. Small group instruction provides students with more individual attention and a safer environment in which to learn surfing. Emphasis is on ocean awareness, surfing instruction and technique, surfing etiquette, wave selection and judgment, proper surfing equipment and overall physical fitness. Soft surfboards are used for instruction. Rash guards are provided. Requirements: Classes are offered for those ages 6 years to adult. Each surfer needs to be able to swim the length of a swimming pool with confidence. Intermediate and Advanced Surfing: For those intermediate to advanced surfers, we provide hard surfboards and instruction to meet their level and improve their surfing experience. Info: jpsurfcamp.com
JULIE FOUDY SOCCER CAMP
At the Julie Foudy Soccer Camp we aim to expose as many players as possible to our great role models and coaches. We have chosen a curriculum that integrates a mixed-ability teaching approach. Even though we have some staff members that have played at the very highest level in women's soccer, we have broken down their training regimen into workable modules for all ages and abilities. Summer 2020 dates: July 13 - 16, 9am - 12pm. Location: The “Potocki Center” 27301 La Paz in Mission Viejo. Info: juliefoudysoccercamps.com
LAGUNA NIGUEL CIRCUS TRICKS CAMP
(Ages 8 -11)
This camp is held in our state-of-the-art tumbling room with trampolines, silks, aerial hoops, tumbling mats and other equipment to help students focus on tumbling and aerial skills. Students will work on handstands, cartwheels, backbends, splits, silks, rope climbing and other basic tumbling fundamentals. T-shirts and crafts included. SCC Laguna Niguel Studio is located at 27652 Camino Capistrano. June 8 - 12; July 6 - 10; August 3 - 7. For info, call (949) 367-0099.
STORYMAKERY YOUNG AUTHOR CAMPS
Storymakery’s Young Author Spring and Summer Camps are the first creative writing camps that not only teaches the foundation of plot development, but also allows kids to publish their own book series. Our program extends children’s creativity, writing, self-expression & cognitive thinking with a unique approach. Camps are 5 days long. www.storymakery.com
SUMMER AT STRATFORD
Stratford School offers an innovative and enriching summer camp experience for students from Preschool through 8th Grade (2.5 –14 years old). Younger campers - Preschool – Kindergarten - learn, explore, and engage in a combination of hands-on learning projects and interactive play. For the Elementary age group, each two-week camp session is built around a project-based learning theme, where students collaborate to tackle a real-world problem by utilizing cross-disciplinary academic principles and new concepts in a fun and engaging way. At the Middle School level, individual subject-based enrichment classes are offered and tailored for each grade level. For more information go to stratfordschools.com/summer-camp.
THE CHILDREN’S SCHOOL
Summer Social Skills Camp
Children diagnosed with ADHD, ASD or experiencing related challenges and their siblings. Campers ages 8 - 11 years old. Social Skills • Sports • Literature to Life • Drama • Art • Science Projects • Nature Trail Walks • Boomers and More! A summer enrichment program supported by licensed clinical professionals, including behavior specialists, licensed clinical social workers and clinical psychologists. Session 1: July 6 - July 24, 9 am - 1 pm. Session 2: July 27 - August 14, 9 am - 1 pm. Drop off between 8:15 am - 9 am. For info: (949) 812-6222 or www.thechildrensschool.net
In addition to our regular year-round after-school coding lessons, theCoderSchool also offers a variety of Summer Camps covering different subjects and programming languages. Each of our week-long summer camps are Monday-Friday. Students can bring their own sack lunches and water bottles and we'll take care of the rest! Students code throughout the week then demonstrate their creations to parents and families at the end of the last day. With school locations in Irvine, Mission Viejo, Yorba Linda, Cerritos/La Palma, and soon in Huntington Beach, there’s no better way to keep your kids' brains active this summer. And we're offering an "Early-Bird" discount of $100 off if you register early. These camps fill-up quickly, so be sure to sign up now! For info: Mission Viejo: mv.thecoderschool.com; Irvine: irvine.thecoderschool.com.
TSTREET VOLLEYBALL CLUB
Ranked as the #1 Volleyball Club in Orange County Tstreet is centrally located in Irvine Spectrum Area Tstreet offers a full range of position specific, general skills, sand camps and clinics throughout the summer. Training is open to boys and girls and our program caters to experienced as well as introductory level athletes. Last summer, the improvement of our inexperienced 'Day Campers' was phenomenal. Participants went from no volleyball experience to making school teams and earning roster spots on high-level club teams. Owned by two-time Olympic Gold Medalist coach and player, Troy Tanner brings his philosophy of "achieving one's highest potential" to the club. Proper movement patterns & mechanics, repetitions, feedback and fun are emphasized in our state of the art gym. Sign up online: TstreetVolleyball.com.