Currently we have openings in a number of our sessions for the Summer of 2020. Please check our website for updated availability. Walton's Grizzly Lodge is a traditional, residential summer camp located one hour north of Lake Tahoe. Grizzly Lodge has been in continuous operation since 1926 and is currently under the leadership of fourth generation owners and directors.

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Loma Mar, CA

Join us for Jam Camp West ONLINE! We may be sheltering in place, but there are still ways to make new friends, learn new skills, and have a blast this Summer! 4-weeks of classes + performances.

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New York City, NY
Other

MODELING CAMP invites all girls to 'discover the model you' this summer! Explore the world of modeling and fashion at this empowering summer camp for girls. Each day, campers learn about the industry from leading industry professionals, top models and top agencies! This Summer we are also introducing our new virtual camp program, MODELING CAMP ONLINE!

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Kennolyn has been offering the very best in camp experiences since 1946. Our privately owned 300 acre site in Santa Cruz County is bordered by a 10,000 acre state park.

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Adventure Science Camp - Teaches 21st century skills.

Agoura Hills, CA
Other

Art Camp (offered over WINTER BREAK, SPRING BREAK and SUMMER BREAK) for children 5-15. Inspirational teachers and fun camp counselors! 2,3 or 5 day options. Extended hours. Art Camp campuses in Valley Village & Agoura Hills.

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Carlsbad, CA

ANA Summer Programs offers several camps whether you are interested in a traditional recreation experience, would like to take some enriching classes, or are looking to enhance your leadership skills.

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Committed to providing safe, fun, & growth-oriented outdoor adventures for teens for more than 23 years.

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Mountain Camp
Pollock Pines, CA

Located 30 miles west of Lake Tahoe on the shore of beautiful Ice House Lake in the El Dorado National Forest. Established in 1966, our minimal technology, non-competitive program centers on self-created, self-propelled, and wind propelled activities with a back-to-basics approach to outdoor recreation and community development.

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Julian, CA

Part adventure. Part self-discovery. All fun! Campers leave Camp Stevens full of stories about delicious food, new friends, caring staff and the new activities they tried, from archery and the climbing wall to campfires and sunset hikes.

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Cambria, CA

Give your child a life-changing summer at Camp Ocean Pines in Cambria, CA. We’re a small nature-based resident camp, in a pine forest on the Pacific. Your camper will build friendships, experience amazing nature, and just get to be a kid!

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Santa Rosa, CA

Cloverleaf Ranch is a traditional, co-ed summer camp that offers over 25 activities in a wholesome, enjoyable environment. For over 70 years, Cloverleaf has provided children from around the world with a safe and fun summer to remember.

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Intensive workshops in the visual and performing arts for students of all ages and abilities including families.

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Stanford, CA
Other

SuperCamp instills lifelong learning skills that build motivation, confidence and self-esteem in students ages 11-20. With more than 3 decades of experience and 85,000 graduates, we have helped students around the globe define their roadmap to success.

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Catalina Island Camps is located 26 miles from mainland Southern California on Catalina Island. Situated on the ocean our campers have the unique opportunity to live and play in a pristine marine environment.

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Clover , CA

Motorsport Specialty camp. Learn to drive paved and dirt track go-karts and dirt buggies on our 400 acre site.

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Cazadero Music Camp
Cazadero, CA

Cazadero Music Camp is a co-ed, residential summer camp, ages 10-18. Established in 1957, Cazadero is located in a spectacular redwood grove just north of San Francisco in Sonoma County, California.

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Valley Trails offers a traditional summer camp with age-appropriate programming. We provide a safe and nurturing environment for children to grow and create long-lasting memories

Malibu, CA

Sponsored by Billabong, Aloha Beach Camp is L.A.'s most comprehensive aquatic sports camp with surfing, boogie boarding, jet skiing, wakeboarding, ocean safety lessons and more for kids and teens 5 - 15. Flexible day by day enrollment, too!

No two campers are alike, and no two camp programs are exactly alike. Campers' experiences are built first and foremost on their interaction with the camp staff. Camp Kinneret's programs and reputation are built on this foundation.

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General Notes About Camps in the State of California

The State of California has the largest population in the US and is third largest by area. Given the sheer size of the state and number of people, there are several regions which reflect a clustering of summer camps. The two largest metropolitan areas in the state - Los Angeles and San Francisco - contain a significant number of day camps which are embedded directly within their municipal boundaries as well as within outlying communities. The predominantly remote and rugged nature of the Sierra Nevada mountain range and it's respective forests lends itself well as an ideal setting for residential sleepaway camps and other summer programs. The Sierra's are relatively close to the state's major population center's vs. the Cascade Range which extends further north to the Oregon border. The vast expanse of the Central Valley and foothills may lend itself well to ranch or farm camps. Likewise, the enormous coastline provides an excellent location for specialized camp activities such as a surf camp, sailing, kayaking, marine biology / sea camp, etc. At the other extreme, California also contains a large expanse of desert terrain such as the Mojave desert and Death Valley in Southern California which are not as hospitable or forgiving as other regions and thus reflect a very minimal frequency of camps.

While much of the state experiences a temperate climate -- providing generally favorable conditions for camps to operate in the summer -- the climate in California varies tremendously from extremely hot desert temperatures in Death Valley to the much colder mountainous peaks of Yosemite National Park.

Summer programs which focus on or encounter wildlife will have a wide array of animals and plant life to observe: bears, mountain lions, rattlesnakes, ancient redwoods, douglas fir, wild mountain flowers, Joshua trees, cacti and other desert species to name a few.