In-Person Camps

Aquarium of the Pacific Summer Camp

Long Beach – Through weeklong day camps, participants (ages 7-12) will explore the Aquarium an hour before it opens to the public and participate in activities to learn more about marine life and habitats. Camp alternate weekly, starting with Critter Spotlight on June 14 followed by Ocean Habitats on June 21. Both are held Mondays – Fridays, 8 a.m. to noon. Read More


Orange County – Fun, hands-on biology workshops for kids in grades K-8 in many cities throughout Orange County. They offer after-school, in-class, homeschool, camps, party, field trips, and Girl Scouts programs. Read More

Camp at the Merage JCC

Irvine – Camp at the Merage JCC is all about fun and friendships. Through sports, arts, outdoor adventure, cooking and aquatics, your camper will build lifelong friendships, independence, and self-esteem. Sessions for preschoolers – grade 11 are held June – August. Read More

Kiddy Camp at The Hebrew Academy

Huntington Beach – At Kiddy Camp, children are provided a rich program in summer fun and Jewish culture. There is swimming for ages 3-4 in their in-ground, covered 20 x 40 pool, plus music, movement, art, water/sand play, cooking/baking, and theme days. Read More

Lil’ Chef School Summer Cooking Camps 2021

Irvine – Whether your child likes to bake, create, roast, sauté, fry or just blend, they have a camp for all interests. Ten camps are organized into three age groups so all chefs team up with their peers:  Tiny Chefs 4-6, Lil’ Chefs 7-9 and Teen Chefs 10 and older. Read More

Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Summer Camps 2021

Long Beach – In-person summer day camps at 23 parks! Ages 5-12 will enjoy crafts, physical fitness, enrichment activities and more that follow COVID-19 safety guidelines. Camps operate M-F, June 21 – August 27. $30 for campers attending from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., and $50 for those attending from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. See a full list of parks here. Read More

Rise Up Athletics – Day Camps

Los Alamitos – Rise Up Athletics offers exciting day camps for children. Your child will enjoy instructional gymnastics along with arts, crafts, games, and more… Read More

Sender One – Climbing Day Camps

Santa Ana & Los Angeles – Rock Climbing Camp is offered this summer. With active instruction and supervised games, climbers, ages 7-14, learn how to problem solve, work in groups, and gain confidence in their ability to reach new heights through bouldering, zip-lining, slack-lining, king swinging, rope climbing, and more! Morning and afternoon sessions, June 14 – August 20. Read More

Sewing Lab Los Alamitos

Los Alamitos – Fun and friendly sewing camp for boys and girls (2nd grade and up). Never sewn before? No problem! They’ll start your child off with basic machine safety and do some practice sewing together. Read More

Sewing with Jane Summer Camp

Long Beach – Weekly summer camps are offered for kids ages 6 and up. Hand sewers complete craft and machine sewers create simple clothing or crafts. Read More

Shared Science Unique STEM Combo Camp

Long Beach – Unique STEM combo camp weeks for K-5 kids. Every hour the STEM activity shifts one or two times, plus physical game play breaks (and hand washing). Camp activities include virus science and safety, LEGO and Root robotics, discovery LEGO builds, maker electronic and art projects, Ozobots with OzoBlockly, coding, adventures in inventing, and more. Read More

Skatedogs – Skateboarding Camp

Various Locations – Kids make new friends, advance their skateboarding skills, and most importantly, have fun at Skatedogs’ school-break skateboarding camps offered in conjunction with local recreation departments… Read More

Summer with Westerly School 2021

Long Beach – Summer with Westerly is a flexible summer program that continues to instill a love of learning in students through a rich mix of academic instruction, art, recreation and fun… Read More