Bionerds offers one-day or weekly camps from half-day to full-day, during school breaks, including summer. The camps are jam-packed with fun and hands-on biology activities for children (grades K-8) throughout Orange County.
Campers in grades K-6 will spark their creativity and build collaboration skills while controlling their very own flight simulation robot, protecting Earth’s ecosystems, designing the ultimate sports complex and learning the value of their ideas! Use promo code LOCAL25 to save $25 (expires 3/31/20) or LOCAL15 to save $15 (expires 5/12/20). 6 So Cal locations to choose from!
Summer in Tustin is a crazy fun time with ten whole weeks of camps for kids. At just $144-154 per week, which includes the weekly excursion (Disneyland, LA Zoo, and Whale Watching, just to name a few) it is no wonder that Camp Tustin and Teen Camp fill up, and they fill up fast.
Explore a variety of sciences with Space Camp at the Columbia Memorial Space Center. This year’s summer camp themes are Robotics and Makerspace, and include lots of fun, hands-on activities for ages 8-9 and 10-12. Registration opens April 4.
Located on the hills overlooking Irvine Regional Park, the IROEC offers summer camp, STEM camp, and recreational activities for individuals, schools, youth organizations and families. Activities include zip line, shooting sports, challenge courses, climbing wall, hiking and swimming. ACA Accredited.
With over 400 camps to choose from, Camp Newport has just the camp to keep your child busy all summer long. Also, Friendship Circle’s Day Camp, geared towards campers with special needs. Sign up by May 4 and receive a 10% or more discount!
Spend two weeks doing hands-on science investigations. Students (entering grades 2-8 and HS girls) do experiments and projects in CSULB college science laboratories. This year’s topics include: Habitat Hunters, Science is All Fun & Games, Once Upon a Crime Scene (CSI), Engineering the Human Body, and HS girl’s Get a Charge out of Physics. July 13-24, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
Build a custom summer schedule, picking from over 200 classes that include swimming, arts, athletics, cooking, martial arts, music, computers , math, writing and more.
Fountain Valley Community Services offers summer programming for kids (ages 3-13) and teens (12-18). Camps include science and tech topics (coding, video game design, chemistry and more), book publishing, cooking, escape rooms and more!
Huntington Beach offers weekly day camp at Camp HB hosted by Murdy Park as well as other programs and camps throughout the summer. Kids can enjoy sports, cooking, STEM, ballet, and other camps throughout the summer. They can even learn some Mad Science and conduct experiments or learn how to survive a zombie apocalypse. Dates, times, and prices vary.
Mission Viejo offers tons of different camps and classes over the summer, with something for everyone to enjoy! Check out their Creative Building Camps (for ages 5-10) and build with LEGOs, or sign up for a whole week at Mission: Camp Adventure and participate in games and activities. Sewing and sports classes are also available.
YSC offers a noteworthy fee-based summer program, with over 100 hands-on STEM classes taught by some of the best math, science, and technology instructors in the East San Gabriel Valley. This camp (grades K-8) runs June 1 – July 2.