2022 Orange County Summer Camp Guide - South OC Moms - South OC Moms

We all know last summer was a bust and we are all really looking forward to our children being able to enjoy summer camps again this year. Check out the fantastic listing of local SouthOC Summer camps, that can’t wait to host your child this summer. Click on the links below to register your child for Summer Camp.

St. Anne School Summer Camp

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Summer is just around the corner, and St. Anne School in Laguna Niguel is excited to welcome back campers from preschool – middle school to their Summer Knights Day Camp! This fun-filled camp runs for seven weeks, from June 14 – July 30, 2021, 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

With health and safety protocols in place, adventure awaits as each camp day will be filled with fun and educational activities. From arts and crafts, gardening and games, to beach days and water play, campers of all ages will enjoy reconnecting with friends and making new ones. Each week has a different theme, with activities planned to complement the theme. On Tuesdays and Fridays, K-8 campers will take a short walk to the beach for a fun, educational, and supervised day in the sun. Preschool campers also enjoy some time in the sun with weekly water play.

Website: https://www.st-anne.org/student-life/summer-camp
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stanneknights

City of Aliso Viejo

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We’re ready to kick the dust up this summer and wrangle up some fun! The City of Aliso Viejo has rounded up the perfect summer adventure for youth ages 3-17. Choose from a diverse collection of camps that promise to keep kids moving, creating, performing, and discovering. Our City Day Camp offers a full-day of fun that includes a weekly trip to Aliso Viejo Aquatic Center and a weekly excursion. So giddy-up and let the wild summer ride begin! .

Website: www.CampAV.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CityOfAlisoViejo
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cityofalisoviejo/
Email: [email protected]

Matt Leinart Flag Football

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Each day will include football fundamental drills covering different positions, followed by flag football games where players can put those new skills to use for kids 4 to 14.. Players will receive instruction from experienced, professional coaches, with age appropriate drills in an approximate 10-1 player to coach ratio. Campers will receive a t-shirt, and there will be daily prizes and awards.

Website: https://mlflag.com/camps/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/mlflag
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mlflag/

Culinary Kids

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Young chefs are learning complete meals with a: main, dish side dish and dessert. For kids ages 6-13, all week long from Monday to Friday in Aliso Viejo and San Clemente.

Website: http://www.culinarykids.biz
Instagram: http://www.Instagram.com/culinarykids4ever

Kidcreate of Dana Point 

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Our energized summer art camps will inspire and educate your young artist in an environment where giggles and grins are encouraged. Themed weekly camps focus on basic art principles and offer a wide range of art techniques and materials. Campers ages 3-12 will explore, get messy and have fun!  Camps are held weekly in our Dana Point studio, June through August. Morning and afternoon options are available.
Would you like to host your own summer art camp this year? Let us bring the fun to you. You supply the location and the kids, we will supply our creative curriculum, enthusiastic teachers, and all the fun. And we clean up! This is a great option for moms groups, homeschoolers, neighborhood HOAs, churches and school groups.

Website: https://kidcreate.com/dana-point/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KidcreateStudioDanaPoint
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kidcreatestudio_danapoint

Azarian Gymnastics

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Our daily schedule will have your children very active! Camp  activities include gymnastics, games, arts & crafts, snack time, lunch time (for full day campers), and so much more!  For kids 4 to 10 years old with full and half day sign ups available.

Website: http://Www.Azariangymnastics.com
Facebook: http://www.Facebook.com/azariangymnastics
Instagram: http://www.Instagram.com/azariangymnastics

Stratford School

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Stratford provides the perfect summer camp experience for your child, complete with all the fun, enriching activities they love, and the important safety measures you expect. With more options to explore, including Day Camps, Academic Camps, Specialty Camps, and Sports Camps, you can customize a one-of-a-kind experience that makes your child shine!

Summer at Stratford offers Preschool, Elementary, and Middle School children ample opportunities to explore, discover, make new friends, and learn new skills.

Give your child the Summer at Stratford experience they will remember.

Website: https://www.stratfordschools.com/our-programs/summer-camps/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StratfordSchool
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stratfordschool/

Magic Steps Studios

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Farm School Camp is the perfect place for your animal-loving child. Our days are filled with animal education, animal science, art, crafts, music and hands on animal interactions. Our mission is to model love, respect and empathy for animals. This program inspires a love for learning in a creative and fun way! We provide healthy snacks for your child daily.  Our camp includes the following: t-shirt, healthy snacks, zoo entrance, feed for animals & art supplies
Ages 4-7
10:30 – 2:30 p.m.
June 20th-24th
June 27th-30th
July 11th-15th
July 18th – 22nd

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/magicstepsstudios/


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Adventure Awaits! This summer the YMCA is offering a large variety of camps and activities for children ages 4 – 14 across Orange County. Camps include; summer day camp (on school campuses), sports camps, esports camps, overnight “sleepaway” camps, and more! Find your child’s best summer adventure at the Y! This summer’s Day Camps will be traveling through history and creating the future. We offer a safe and healthy atmosphere where youth can enjoy their summer break. Special emphasis is placed on youth choice, achievement and a sense of belonging. Our 5-day-a-week day camp will offer a full summer of time travel expeditions including: Sports • Outdoor Activities • STEAM Activities • Field Trips • Character Development • Community Service Projects & more! Camps begin: June 6, 2022

Website: https://ymcaoc.org/orange-county-camps/

City of Newport Beach

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Are you ready to see what your child can be in Newport Beach? With hundreds of weekly full and half day camps throughout the City to choose from, Camp Newport has just the activity to help kids discover what they want to be for the summer. They can be adventurous, be active, be creative, be curious, be outside… just be in Newport Beach. For more information, visit campnewport.com. Sign up by May 5 and receive a 10% or more discount on most camps!

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/cityofnewportbeach/


Evolution Sports Camp

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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 only full week camp Monday- Friday 9:00am-4:00pm as an option. We offer pizza lunch for purchase on Friday. We will not be offering extended stay or early drop-off in the summer of 2021. For kids ages 5-12.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/evolutionswim/

National Gymnastics Training Center

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Summer is just around the corner and we are excited to invite campers from 4.5 yrs to 14 yrs. With health and safety protocols in place, adventure awaits as each camp day will be filled with fun activities including gymnastics, games, arts & crafts. Don’t delay and sign up today.

Website: https://www.ngtc.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NationalGymnastics
Instagram: https://www.Instagram.com/NationalGymnastics

Fairmont School

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Get ready to blast off into a summer full of fun learning and exploration in Fairmont’s space-themed summer camp. Our enthusiastic, well-trained camp counselors guide campers through full-day or half-day camp experiences that feature an action-packed line-up of arts and crafts, sports, and team-building activities plus fun academic lessons in science, technology, and more! Grades Offered: Preschool – 6th grade Dates: June 6 – August 5 Times: Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm 

Website: https://www.fairmontschools.com/summer/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FairmontSummer
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fairmontsummer/

Drama Kids Of South Orange County

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Campers ages 5-12 will love our dramatically fun summer camps! This summer, we are proud to present a delightful Broadway camp, an exciting Superhero Camp, a creative Theatre Workshop Camp, an enchanting Fantastic Fairy Tales Camp, and a very special musical production of DISNEY’S 101 DALMATIANS KIDS! All skill levels are welcome!
All camps will take place at our spacious, indoor/outdoor summer camp venue at the Plaza De Magdalena in San Juan Capistrano. Contact us to learn more or to register today!

Ladera Ranch NJB

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Learn the fundamentals of basketball! Have fun and make friends while learning how to dribble, pass, and shoot at the Ladera Sports Center. Our basketball camps are perfect for Kindergarten through 8th grade beginning, intermediate, and advanced players with separate boys and girls courts.  Basketball Summer Camps are happening from 9 AM – 1 PM on:

June 6-9
June 20-23
July 27-29
August 8-11

Website: https://www.lrnjb.com/camps/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/njbladeraranch
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/njbladeraranch/

Skyhawks Sports Camp

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Skyhawks provides a wide variety of fun, safe and positive programs that emphasize critical lessons in sports and life, such as teamwork, respect and sportsmanship. Our programs are designed to give children a positive introduction or next step into sports while fostering a lifelong love for an active, healthy lifestyle. Since 1979 Skyhawks has taught over two million boys and girls life skills through sports. Skyhawks Orange County is proud to present a fantastic lineup of week-long, skill-based Skyhawks sports camps for ages 4 to 12 and weekly, game-based SuperTots classes for ages 2 to 5.

The Center Stage Studios

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CAMP CSS! Is a performing arts camp for kids ages 6 – 12! This is a weekly camp (M-F) 9a.m. – 3p.m. Each week campers will celebrate a unique Musical experience with an end of week presentation of our work for family and friends. Campers will also enjoy camp songs, team building exercises, arts & crafts, the movies & a taste of comedy!

Website: https://www.thecenterstagestudio.com/home/yearroundcamps
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecenterstagestudio_/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CSSDanceMusicalTheater/photos/?ref=page_internal

The Center Stage Studios

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Our summer Intensive is a specialized convention-style dance & Broadway experience for performers interested in immersing themselves in all things dance & Broadway! Performers will receive small-class instruction, gain strength and flexibility, learn how to prepare for auditions, and experience what it’s like to be a professional performer. Each week hosts different disciplines and genres with guest teachers including Autumn Miller, Krista Miller, Derrick Schrader, Nikki Snelson & more!

The night intensives are open to all level performers interested in a unique and fast-paced artist extravaganza. Join us for a week of hip-hop & Jazz, ballet, contemporary & lyrical, jazz, and lastly a week of MT Dance, singing, acting, comedy! Intensives will be grouped by age and skill. All levels welcome



Anneliese School

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This summer, give your child a memorable and fun learning experience that will stay with them for years to come. Summer Camps at Anneliese Schools in Laguna Beach are unlike any other summer programs in South Orange County. Our full-day camps are designed to guide your child through unique and exciting activities that unlock new interests and skills and build confidence. Discover the magic that happens when you balance learning with play on our beautiful, natural grounds. Choose from enriching weeklong camp offerings focused on Ecology, Art, Cooking, World Language and Culture, STEM, Sports, and much more. We provide organic snacks and lunches and offer camps for students entering K1 through 6th grade. Encourage your child to dive deeper into their passions or learn something entirely new. Our weeklong camps begin July 5 and run through August 19. Program Features: Full-day camps, Organic snacks & lunches provided, Camps for entering K1 through 6th grade and 7 weeks beginning July 5 through August.

Website: https://www.annelieseschools.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Anneliese-Schools-131595094059631
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/annelieseschools/

Code Ninja Ladera Ranch

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Transform your child’s love for technology into an exciting learning adventure. Guided by our team of Code Senseis, Code Ninjas camps empower kids to gain valuable tech skill and make new friends. It’s an unforgettable fun learning experience! Sign up today with our Spring Break and Summer camps!

American Beach Volleyball Club

American Beach Volleyball Club

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Fun, encouraging, high-level beach volleyball training for beginners through pros, youth through college, co-ed.  Ages 12-24, and 8-12 in summer. Encouraging coaches teach hitting, passing, setting, defense, blocking and serving. Are you an indoor player or athlete needing cross-training?  Beach volleyball helps all athletes with strength, speed and agility. ABVC plays at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point ALL YEAR LONG. Email [email protected]. Questions: 949-485-0826.   

Website: www.AmericanBeachVolleyballClub.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AmericanBeachVolleyballClub/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/americanbeachvolleyballclub/?hl=en

Breakthrough Sports

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With more than twenty years of experience developing youth sports programming for professional sports teams (LA Clippers, Kansas City Chiefs, Anaheim Ducks, San Jose Sharks), Breakthrough Sports brings its award-winning summer camp series to Aliso Viejo families! Breakthrough Sports camps are inclusive, high-energy camps used to focus on the fundamentals of sports and to help boys and girls 6-14 years of age of ALL skill levels improve their game. Our coaches, including former pro players, will help improve mechanics, develop sports IQ and most importantly boost confidence!  Breakthrough Sports offers two different types of camps including their All-Sports camp which includes a day of basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball and flag football and their basketball camp.  Full-day and half-day camps are offered every week starting June 6!

The Sweet Hand

American Beach Volleyball Club

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Campers will learn to decorate cupcakes, cookies, cake pops and cakes with a “Sprinkle of American Sign Language”.  They’ll have fun working with buttercream, fondant, chocolate, and royal icing. We’ll spend time making decorations using fondant, edible glitter, molds, and cutters and even bake some cookies!
Camp is limited to 12 children per week with one camp counselor per 4-6 campers. Children do not need prior experience with cake decorating or baking to enjoy this camp. Every item they make is will be boxed and taken home each day for family and friends to enjoy. Camp runs Monday through Thursday from 9am to noon, for kids 6 to 14 years old.

Website: https://thesweethand.com/camps/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesweethandasl
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thesweethand/



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Kids ages 11 an older, who is ready to make their own soap bars, lotions, hand & body balms, face mask and perfume rollers. Kids will be introduced to the concept of nature derived ingredients versus synthetic ingredients. They will learn about sustainable ingredients as well as how to formulate and make their own personal care products from scratch. Camp runs from 9 to 1pm from Monday to Wednesday in San Juan Capistrano. Click the website link below to sign up.

Brain Builders

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Sign up for an amazing summer with Brain Builders and experience some REAL STEM camps! Check out classes such as Engineering with LEGO, Robotics, Soldering, Wood Shop, Up-cycled Engineering and more. We are building robotic arms, fixing up Power Wheels, building mini arcade machines and having tons of fun! We have camps at our Laguna Niguel and Tustin center. Use code “OCSUMMER” for 10% off all your camp registration.


Website:  www.brainbuildersed.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brainbuildersed.org/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brainbuildersstem/


Jalen Green Basketball Camp


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The Jalen Green Basketball Camp consists of a 3-day session.  The complete skills camp help players of all abilities develop athletically, refine fundamental skills, and enhance their abilities at the post, wing, or guard position.

Throughout the camp, Jalen and his coaches will offer tips and hands-on instruction, including lectures, fundamental basketball skills stations, contests, and scrimmage games in a high-energy, fun, and positive environment. Campers will be placed in small groups by age to ensure that each child gets maximum instruction. The comprehensive camp experience is great for athletes of all skill levels, whether they are new to the game or have been playing for years.


LA Galaxy

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Whether your player is just starting their soccer journey, looking to enhance those skills or wanting to be discovered, we’ve got them covered all summer long. Our programs offer a variety of engaging, positive and professional types of training for players ages 6-16 and of all skill levels who are eager to have fun and learn. You can find us at Dignity Health Sports Park, Lake Forest Sports Park, World Cup Soccer Fields, Orange County Great Park and more!


Website: https://youth.lagalaxy.com/oc-programs/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lagalaxyyouth/


Cal Elite

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Calling all children with energy to burn….

We got you, Cal Elites’s Classic Summer Camp offers an active day of sports and fun including gymnastics, tumbling, ninja, basic aerial arts, obstacle courses, water games, hip hop, trampolines, rock climbing, crafts and more!  Come 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 days! Cal Elite Summer Camp also offers the flexibility to choose between half days or full days.  For ages: 3-14 years, from June 6th– August 12th. Classes run from 8am-12pm and/or 12pm-4pm for $42 half day, $84 full day.


Higher Ground Athletics

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Improve basketball skills while having tons of fun! Our camps are taught by former players who are experts at skill training and creating a fun and supportive atmosphere to make the ideal learning environment. Have fun and make friends while learning and improving how to dribble, pass, shoot, and much more. Our basketball camps are perfect for boys and girls, kindergarten through 8th grade, and beginning, intermediate, or advanced skill levels.  Summer Camps are from 9 AM to 1 PM, are Monday to Thursday, June 13-16, July 11-14, and August 1-4, at the Lake Forest Sports Park. Spots are filling fast so register before they’re gone at https://bit.ly/3kjTPXm


Website: https://laderasc.formstack.com/forms/higher_ground_athletics_2022
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hga_sports/


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