Tired of the same old summer camp? Make summer an adventure for your children by selecting a unique camp that will make it a summer to remember.
Lego Animation Camp
Learn the power of animation with Lego’s at this educational summer camp. The camp is open to children ages 7 to 14 years old, from June 11th until June 15th. The camp will be Monday through Friday from 12:30pm until 3:30pm. The cost is $350 per child, and registration forms are available online.
Rock Climbing Camp
Have a kid who is a climber? Channel their love for climbing at this fun rock climbing summer camp. There is going to be seven weeks of summer camp available. Children will be trained on rock climbing by using various obstacles and bridges. The camp will be weekly from 10am-3pm at $195 per week. The recommended age for this camp is 7-16 years of age.
Get extreme this summer by signing-up for one of Skate Dogs summer camps. These skilled instructors will teach children how to skate like a pro over summer break. Summer camps will be available with dates to meet your family needs throughout the Southland. Camp locations will be happening in Long Beach, Huntington Beach, Los Alamitos, Seal Beach, Tustin, Newport Beach, Redondo Beach, Cerritos, Cypress, Manhattan Beach, Glendora and Arcadia. Camps will range in price from $164-$174 per week. Camps are three hours long, and last Monday through Friday. All camps include a t-shirt, prizes, and fun!
Young Chef Academy
Your children can enjoy a culinary adventure at this unique summer camp. There will be various themed summer camps covering Italian food, French food, bakery lessons, and more. Camps will be happening daily, Monday through Friday, from 9:30am until 12:30pm. Children will be making four recipes daily, and the camp is recommended for children ages 6 years and older. Registration forms are available online.
Native American Cultural Summer Camp
Children will learn about nature, and the history of Native Americans at this culturally rich summer camp. Campers will weave baskets, play Indian games, carve soapstone, make arrowheads, and much more! Lunch will be provided daily on the beach. Camps are available in two sessions: July 9th -13th and July 16th- 20th from 9am-1pm. The camp is perfect for children ages 5-11 years old. Camp is $185 per camper, and $165 for each sibling.
Zoo Keeper Camp
The Discovery Science Center is offering this hands-on camp at the Santa Ana Zoo. Children will get up close and learn about the different animals that live at the Zoo. There is a camp available for children ages 5-6 for $135, and ages 7-10 for $190. There are various dates available to work with your family’s summer schedule. Registration is currently available online.
Pirate Paddle Boarding Camp
Arg! Calling all pirates! Hit the water to learn about paddle boarding at this adventurous summer camp. Children will be engaged in races, beach challenges, and water games. Children will also learn about water safety, and the marine life that they are joining in the water. There are various sessions during the summer offering camps from 9am to 12pm, Monday through Friday. The price of the camp is $250 per child, with a 10% discount for all siblings.
TGA Junior Golf Camp
Children can have an enriching experience this summer at the TGA Junior Golf Camp. Children will learn to play like a pro with daily course play, and professional instruction. The camp is available for children ages 5-16 years old. There are sessions happening all summer long that last Monday through Friday from 9am until 2pm. The cost of the camp is $350 per child. For more information contact Michelle Rockholt at 310-347-7342. Online registration: http://reg133.imperisoft.com/BeachCities/Search/Registration.aspx
Shelby Barone is a local freelance writer in Orange County. She is a Mom to three young children and spends her free time doing volunteer work in her community. She is passionate about health, nutrition and helping people to live with food allergies. She writes daily at Glitterful Felt Stories.