2020 San Diego Summer Camp Guide

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Whether you want it to be or not, Summer is right around the corner! It’s time to start planning ahead for your kiddos and what they will be doing to keep themselves busy this Summer. We have so many awesome activities lined up in this guide, make sure to share it with your friends so you can sign up your kiddos for fun activities together!

A special thanks to our premier sponsors Camp Kroc, San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum, iD Tech, Catholic Cathedral High School, Living Coast Discovery Museum and Altitude Trampoline Park and all of our partners for making this guide a true resource!

This guide has been broken down by category to help you navigate your summer camp search.

Virtual Camp Updates

Due to Covid 19 and the new guidelines we are currently living under, many of our summer camps have switched to an online or “virtual” format, but many camps are still offering in-person summer camp options. Please see our updates to each camp in bold and red text.

Technology

When school is out, camp is in! Keep your child’s mind active and engaged during school breaks this spring and summer and check out some of the technology-based camps available and enrolling now.

Included in our SDMB Technology category are camps focused around (but not limited to) coding, game developers, robotics engineers, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), video and media. Give your child the opportunity to enter the science and tech fields and gain hands-on experience with trained professionals.

Inspiration for STEM careers begins in the lab, the classroom, behind the camera, and behind the microscope. Has your child expressed an interest in topics including astrology and biology? This is the right place to begin your search for the perfect break activity.

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iD Tech Camps for Kids & Teens

iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education, with over 450,000 alumni and 20+ years of experience. Weeklong, day and overnight programs for ages 7-18 held at 150+ prestigious campuses including San Diego State, UC San Diego, Caltech, and NYU. Kids and teens learn to code, design video games, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, build laptops, learn about cybersecurity, and more!

***VIRTUAL TECH CAMP***


Virtual Tech Camps are the perfect, home-based option for students ages 7-19 seeking the collaborative spirit of our on-campus programs. Structured, weeklong sessions with 2 hours of live instruction per day + 2 hours of self-paced project development. The curriculum in Python, Java, Minecraft, Roblox, AI, Unreal Engine, Adobe, 3D modeling, and more. 5 students max per instructor, blending personalized learning, and team interaction. Save $100 with code TOGETHER as long as social distancing is in effect.
https://www.idtech.com/virtual

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Hands On Technology Education

Engage & amaze your kids (ages 7-13) this summer and enroll them into Technology Adventure Camp, a summer camp experience in which kids get to choose an Adventure Theme for the week, participate in Core Technology Activities (e.g. Coding & Electronics), and best of all have *summer fun*.  Adventure Themes include Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Tech. Entrepreneurship & more!

***VIRTUAL CAMP EXPERIENCE***

STEM-Kit Adventure Camp is an innovative, Virtual Camp Experience in which we send supplies to each camper so that their camp day can be filled with both on-screen and off-screen activities!

Each Camp Features Live-Instruction, Video Tutorials & Social Interaction with campmates. Choose your adventure and Let’s Go!

Click HERE for Hands-On Tech Virtual Camp Experience

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Challenge Island

Challenge Island offers a wide array of exhilarating, collaborative STEMtastic programming for kids. Our action-packed options include afterschool enrichment classes, in-school field trips, camps, parties, and much more! No matter what kind of Challenge Island program you choose, you can be sure it will be a blockbuster hit!

***INTRODUCING HOME ISLAND VIRTUAL STEAM CLASSES***

Now, kids can experience the magic of Challenge Island®, the world’s #1 STEAM program, from the safety and comfort of home. All virtual classes are taught live by certified Challenge Island® teachers. The health, safety & well-being of Challenge Island customers, students, teachers, and communities continue to be our foremost concern.

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ThoughtSTEM

ThoughtSTEM offers fun, flexible summer camps for incoming K-10th that spark a lifetime passion for coding! Choose from week-long morning (9 am-1 pm), afternoon (1 pm-4 pm), or full-day (9 am-4 pm) camps at UC San Diego, SDSU, CSUSM, and San Diego Christian College in Santee. Their camps are designed for both beginning coders and students who have joined us in previous summer camps or classes. Expert instructors accommodate students of all skill levels!

***CALLING ALL CODERS! THOUGHTSTEM OFFERINGS ONLINE CLASSES***

ThoughtSTEM has been operating summer camps in San Diego for the past 7 years.  However, due to COVID–19, our camps will be held online this summer through our new non-profit: MetaCoders.

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Sally Ride Science Junior Academy

The Sally Ride Science Junior Academy summer program offers science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) workshops for students entering 4th-12th grade. During these workshops, students assume the roles of space explorers, marine biologists, computer programmers, and more as they immerse themselves in hands-on projects.

***ONLINE SUMMER STEAM CAMP***

During this trying time, UC San Diego Extension remains committed to helping you achieve your goals. In an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have moved this summer’s Sally Ride Science Junior Academy workshops online. These online STEAM workshops will be conducted through virtual class meetings using the Zoom conferencing system and the learning platform Canvas.

Outside the Lens

Outside the Lens

The mission of Outside the Lens is to empower youth to use digital media to create change within themselves, their community, and their world. Our innovative program engages youth, encourages them to tell their stories, and teaches them that participation in their community’s future makes a difference. they use cameras and digital media along with a proven educational strategy that allows youth to think creatively, engage in issues that are important to them, and advocate for social change.

***NOW OFFERING DIGITAL MEDIA CAMPS***

Outside the Lens is excited to announce our 2020 Summer Camps. We offer a variety of digital media camps throughout San Diego County, as well as travel trips. Our programs are designed to enhance photography and filmmaking skills, encourage collaboration, and promote creativity.

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CodeREV Kids

CodeREV Kids was born out of a desire to fill a need in education, a need to provide a true, comprehensive technology education in a fun, stress-free environment. Their STEM-focused courses and tech camps provide the basis for a much deeper education in technology than what students receive at their schools.

This is because their instructors are all both industry-tested STEM and computer programming professionals.

***ONLINE SUMMER TECH CAMPS***

We are thrilled to be able to offer our programs at a rate that so many families can afford. Our camps are longer than most, helping your dollars stretch farther, and cost about half of what comparable camps cost. We keep our costs reasonable because we believe that great technology education should be accessible to as many students as possible.

Arts / Museums

Whether you are raising an artist, a mathematician or an athlete, an arts-based camp may be just what your child needs to balance out, or further enrich, his or her developing brain.

Included in our SDMB Arts / Museums category are all camps focused around (but not limited to) art-focused projects, museum-based camps, theater, drama and music. Give your child the opportunity to take the stage and wow the crowd. Arts-based camps foster public speaking skills, inner confidence and a sense of self-worth, mastery of the written language, science, math, and so much more.

Art camps broaden horizons and invite new perspectives to come to play for growing young minds. Dance and music invigorate and inspire daily movement. Crafting and creating will give you plenty of new stuff to put up on your refrigerator; and make you proud.

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Bach To Rock

***NOW OFFERING ONLINE MUSIC MINI CAMPS***

Keep the music alive this summer through Bach to Rock’s Online Music Camps! B2R is offering 10 diverse online music mini-camps for the summer season 2020. These camps are held for 60 – 90 minutes per day, five days a week, and explore the foundations of music! For all camps, students will need a device (mobile, tablet, or computer) compatible with Zoom. *Drum, Guitar, Piano, & Ukulele Mini-Camps require an instrument.*

Online music camps include: Rock City World Tour (Ages 5-6), Drums, Guitar, Piano, Voice, or Ukulele Mini-Camps for Beginners (Ages 7+), Songwriting (Ages 8+), Music Production (Ages 8+) and more!

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Living Coast Discovery Center

***VIRTUAL CAMP UPDATE***

Living Coast In Your Living Room (presented by Living Coast Discovery Center)

Kids (and kids-at-heart) are invited to join Educator Ashley on YouTube Monday-Friday at 11:00 AM as she introduces animal ambassadors and leads workshops, crafts, and storytime that you can enjoy from your own home.

Tune in and discover San Diego’s coastal wildlife. View this week’s schedule as well as past crafts, worksheets, and coloring sheets at www.thelivingcoast.org/virtual-wildlife-encounters/.

 

 

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San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum

Are you a creative and curious problem solver? Spend the Summer exploring with San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum Little Explorers Summer Camp! Enjoy summer at the Museum with under the sea adventures, outer space journeys, dinosaur excavations, and other exciting expeditions. Each day of camp includes access to Museum exhibits, hands-on exploration with trained education staff, and an opportunity to make new friends.

They also offer a Kindergarten Readiness Camp in the summer for children who are about to enter kindergarten. Kindergarten Readiness Camp is designed for children ages 4-6 years old who are getting ready to enter Kindergarten, PK or TK.

***VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP***

Are you a creative and curious problem solver? Join San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum this summer for under-the-sea adventures, outer space journeys, dinosaur excavations, and other exciting expeditions… right from the comfort of your own home!

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The New Children’s Museum

The New Children’s Museum offers camps for students ages 4-12 that are project-based and taught by professional artists and educators. Summer Camps are divided into three age groups: Camps for Littles (PreK-K)Pioneer Camps (Grades 1-3) and Explorer Camps (Grades 4-6). All camps include classroom time to explore projects as well as opportunities for physical play in the Museum and outdoor play spaces. Family and friends are invited each Friday to an exhibition to view art work created during the week.

Summer Camps 2020 run from June 15 to August 21 (except, July 20-24). Registration for general public opens February 24.

***SUMMER CAMP UPDATE***

Due to the Museum’s temporary closure, our Summer Camps scheduled for June 15 – August 21 are canceled. For families that registered for Summer Camps, we will be happy to apply your camp enrollment fees towards a Museum membership or use them as a tax-deductible donation to the Museum, or issue you a full refund.

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Encore Creative Arts Camp

***Updated and Ready to take Campers THIS Summer***

Imagine the summer camp you wanted to attend! Encore day camp is open and enrolling for 2020 with in-person sessions. An 11 week program with over 20 different weekly camp options. Indoor classes and outdoor fields for fun, hands-on enrichment and at hletic programs. Ages 7-13. Including: Space Camp; Walking with Dinosaurs, Culina ry Arts, Archery, Musical Theater, Hip Hop Dance, Survivor Camp, Filmmaking, DJ School, Photography, School or Wizardry and more.

$50 Discount for San Diego Moms Blog for any full day camp (Discount Code SDM5020)

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ChIMES at Home

***Updated and Ready to take Campers THIS Summer***

ChIMES (Childhood Introduction to Music Education, with Smiles) is an SDYS program that highlights one of the most integral phases of child growth and development: the period of growth that takes place from birth to age 5.

ChIMES classes are designed to enhance and further child development while building healthy attachment between the child and caregiver through hands-on play with instruments, singing, movement, rhythm activities, percussion, and more. The interactive classes develop children’s musical, motor and aural skills and help facilitate learning in other areas. The program is specifically designed to create pathways for children to participate in ensemble-based programs for youth. ChIMES @ Home Summer 2020 Session is now open for registration!

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Recreational Music Center

Recreational Music Center

Summer Camps that keep your kids rockin’ all summer long! Choose between our Little Rockers Camps (Ages 4-6), and our signature Junior and Senior Rock Band Camp (Ages 6.5-8 and 9-12). All camps are tailored to challenge music-lovers of any level, from those who have never played before to advanced.

***VIRTUAL MUSIC SUMMER CAMP***

Our NEW two-week virtual camps are guaranteed to keep the beat going with plenty of music and movement during your child’s stay-at-home summer!

All camps are tailored to challenge music-lovers of any level, from those who have never played before to advanced.

Each two-week camp includes a professionally-produced, live-streamed Virtual Showcase that you can download, share, and keep as a memento of your 2020 Summer.

Click HERE for more information

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AR Workshop San Diego

Join AR Workshop San Diego for creative and crafty summer youth ART Camps! Girls and boys, ages 8-14, will customize and make 4 DIY Projects and a t-shirt over the course of the 4 day camp.

***Update Summer Art Take-Home Kits Available***

Our NEW Summer ARt Box Subscription takes DIY-To-Go to the next level!
Created for kids ages 8 and up, they will enjoy crafting all summer long with one unique project per month.  The Summer ARt Box costs $165 and each kit will include all materials including stencils, wood, a PrimARy Paint Essentials Kit, brushes and instructions. Our PrimARy Paint Essentials Kit includes a color mixing guide to give you endless color options!

Click HERE for more information

Traditional

After months spent inside the classroom, are your children yearning for a breath of fresh air?  What do you see when you picture the “traditional” kids summer camp? A setting in sunny woods perhaps, with hiking, canoeing, and s’mores around campfires? The fact is that the definition of a traditional summer camp for kids is changing; with greater acceptance of newer types of summer camps that offer a wide variety of specialized activities.

Included in our SDMB Traditional Camps category are anything  is focused around (but not limited to) animals, farming, nature, wildlife, and anything outdoors. Your child will blossom as they learn about nature with hands-on experiences. This brief interlude will leave them with a lifetime of memories.

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San Diego Zoo

Explore the wonderful world of animals through Summer Camp adventures at the Zoo—including animal experiences, exclusive exhibit visits, bus tours, games, and crafts, or adventures in art! Extended Fun options let your camper spend even more time at the Zoo.  Your camper will be spending the majority of the day outdoors.

They have options both at The San Diego Zoo or San Diego Zoo Safari Parks.  Their age options are Pre-K all the way through grade 12.  They have a variety of exciting, fun, and nature-loving camp options at all the grade levels.  Sign up today for the best summer yet!!

For more than a century, people have flocked to the San Diego Zoo to discover animals. The Zoo connects people with wildlife to inspire a passion for nature.

***SUMMER CAMP UPDATE READY TO TAKE CAMPERS***

Safety continues to be our top priority for our campers, staff, plants, and animals. We have implemented additional safety protocols in ​accordance with San Diego County, the State of California Social Services Department, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). All staff and campers will be required to wear cloth face coverings for the duration of camp and practice physical distancing when feasible. Although some camp​s may have combined grade levels, individual camp groups will not be permitted to mix.

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Camp Kroc

Camp Kroc explores every area of The Salvation Army Kroc Center and offers a variety of age-appropriate recreational activities. Daily outings may include recreational field and gymnasium activities, swimming, traditional sports, arts and crafts, ice-skating, rock climbing and more. Each week is packed with fun games and activities! Our American Camp Association Accredited day camps offer athletic and cultural activities in our unique venues. Day campers enjoy making new friends as they develop skills, increase values, and learn about teamwork and leadership.

***SUMMER CAMP UPDATE***

In line with COVID-19 Government Prevention Practices and our American Camp Association Accreditation, we are modifying our camp program to best ensure safety.

Click HERE for more information.

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Camp Jaycee

EVERYONE’S INVITED! Camp Jaycee at the Lawrence Family JCC | JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS offers adventures, friends, and great summer memories for kids of every background and age (18 months-9th grade). Our ACA-accredited camp features camps for every interest including Traditional, Sports, Spanish Immersion, Teen, Theatre, and so much more. We also offer satellite locations and virtual camps! For each camp, we follow best practice guidelines provided by the CDC and state and local regulatory agencies. All camp groups have 10-12 campers with two counselors. In order to limit campers exposure, the individual camp groups do not intermingle with other groups.

See safety modifications: https://campjaycee.com/general-info/

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Cathedral Catholic High School

Cathedral Catholic High School offers summer programs that are structured to hone academic and critical thinking skills, develop self-confidence and foster motivation. These are week-long sessions in the mornings or afternoons for students grades K – 12. Centrally located in Carmel Valley. Camps include programs such as sports, baking, robotics, arts, music, and more!

Contact them TODAY!

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego

When school’s out, Clubs are in! With over 75 years of experience, Boys & Girls Clubs provide affordable prices, trained professional staff with CPR & first aid training, and a safe environment all summer long.

***ULTIMATE SUMMER CAMP AND SUMMER ADVENTURE UPDATE***

They are currently offering a limited and modified Summer Camp for the Summer of 2020 at three locations.  Summer Camps will begin on June 1st and hours at all three Clubs will be 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Monday – Friday. Our 2020 Summer Camps will have programs for children in kindergarten – 8th grade.
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Surf Diva

***Updated and Ready to take Campers THIS Summer***

Founder, Isabelle “Izzy” Tihanyi started surfing when she was 8 years old. She is a competitive surfer and began teaching surfing while in college at the University of California, San Diego. Surf Diva brings together the things she loves most: the ocean and teaching. She wants each every camper to finish the week with a good understanding of everything surfing. From learning about the waves to meeting new friends, our camps motto is “The best surfer in the water is the one having the most fun.” Ages 5-17.

You Can Be A Veterinarian Camp

Helen Woodward Animal Center

You Can Be a Veterinarian Camp offers a rare opportunity for kids in San Diego to practice veterinary skills, interact with animals, and gain experience with equipment they might use in the future! The Helen Woodward Animal Center is an organization where “people help animals and animals help people.”
***SUMMER CRITTER CAMP UPDATE***

In order to take precautions against the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Summer Critter Camp has several modifications. These changes were made to ensure everyone’s safety and were created based on CDC guidance. Modifications are subject to change.

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Sylvan Learning of La Mesa

***Updated Virtual Camp***

When school’s out, Sylvan’s in! If you’re looking for ways to introduce your child to new and fun experiences, their camps and workshops not only engage the mind, but are designed to have a lasting impact outside the classroom.

Sylvan’s Reading Camps will help your child improve vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency skills, which are essential for success in all subject areas.

 

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***Updated Virtual Camp***

Give your kids something to look forward to this summer, and empower them with healthy habits and mindfulness practices they can carry with them through this challenging time and well into adulthood. In 1 hour Zoom sessions from 9-10am M-F, we’ll teach your kids yoga, mindfulness activities, and fun interactive games to help them cultivate awareness, self expression, empathy, and creativity! Camp themes and dates: Animal Adventures – June 29-July 3 |  Favorite Fairy Tales – July 6-10 | Over the Rainbow –  July 13-17

Dance & Gymnastics

The benefits of enrolling your child in a dance or gymnastics class are increased balance and grace, core strength, body control, rhythm, discipline, conditioning (athletic training), and increased athletic skills. (just to name a few!)

Dance and gymnastics aren’t just fun to watch; they are demanding disciplines which require focus. Letting your child experience one of these unique activities can bring them a newfound respect for the work that goes into something so beautiful. It may even inspire lifelong commitment! Or, at the very least, enthusiasm for a difficult art form.

Included in our SDMB Dance and Gymnastics category are camps focused on any form of dance or gymnastics.

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San Diego Danceworks

San Diego Danceworks offers dance camps for ages 4 – 14 years. We offer dance camps that include classes in a variety of dance styles and one-week intensives specializing in ballet, choreography, and musical theater.

Individual camp pricing starts at $275 per week or $525 for two weeks. Add on a sibling at a discounted rate of just $250 per week. Camps are from 9 am to 3 pm. Aftercare is available until 5 pm. For details check our website sddanceworks.com and call the office: 858-272-7456.

***DANCEWORKS VIRTUAL CLASSES***

DANCEWORKS CLASSES ARE NOW BEING OFFERED ONLINE VIA ZOOM MEETINGS.

WE HAVE CREATED SOME INSTRUCTIONAL AND FUN VIDEOS FOR OUR STUDENTS TO KEEP THEM ACTIVE AND ENGAGED!

Click HERE for more information.

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San Diego Civic Youth Ballet Summer Camps

Camps begin with a daily ballet class in which students are introduced to the technical aspects of ballet as well as the concepts of musicality and performance. Supplemental activities like arts & crafts, jazz classes, performance rehearsals, and field trips to other cultural institutions in Balboa Park make every day of camp an adventure. Each week of camp culminates in an in-studio performance during which family and friends are invited to see what students have learned at camp and celebrate the accomplishments of the dancers.

***BALLET VIRTUAL CLASSES***

Camps will be on Zoom for two hours a day for five days and consist of a daily ballet class, arts and crafts activities provided by SDCYB, and ballet storytime.

Click HERE for more information.

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Lovely Leaps

***SUMMER MUSIC VIRTUAL CAMP***

Lovely Leaps is a San Diego based dance studio owned by Lisa McCabe. We offer a full range of virtual dance options for ages 0-10 years old! Currently we offer virtual birthday dance parties, have a Descendants Dance Class, Trolls World Tour Dance Class, Princess Ballet Class with Elsa and soooo much more!

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Move San Diego Dance

Move Camps ensure kids are livin’ it up, building confidence, friendships and joyful memories on and off the dance floor! All camps include crafts and tons of fun! Camps start on 6/22.

***Summer Camp Update***

Move is currently streaming VIRTUAL CLASSES until further notice.  The health and safety of our clients, staff, and community are our highest priorities.

Click HERE for more information

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SpiritKidsSports

***Updated and Ready to take Campers THIS Summer***

Come join SportsKids Sports Gymnastics for a week of gymnastics, crafts, games and most of all FUN. Our camps offer fun activities for kids ages 4 and up! Activities include gymnastics instruction on the balance beam, vault, uneven bars, and tumbling! Extend Care available from 8 am-2 pm.

Sports & Fitness

When school’s out, camp’s in! Keep your child active and engaged during school breaks in the spring, summer, fall, and winter. Sports camps provide fun ways for kids to strengthen their bodies and minds through physical activities, critical thinking exercises, and creative projects.

Give your child the gift of movement that entertains and keeps them occupied on long, hot summer days. Some of our camps welcome students of virtually all ages and preferences; others are tailored to a specific sport or a specific age group for more focused training. Whatever your child is ready for and whichever level they are currently at, you can find the right resource below.

Included in our SDMB Sports category is all traditional sports, indoor / outdoor fitness-focused venues and activities, water sports and swimming.

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Altitude Trampoline Park – Vista

NOW OFFERING STEAM-THEMED ACTION-PACKED SUMMER CAMPS!

In partnership with Challenge Island, Altitude Trampoline Park is bringing you STEAM- themed action-packed summer camps for kids in grades 1-7. Spend two hours in activities grounded in core STEAM curriculum concepts and problem-solving, creative-thinking, team-building challenges. It concludes with an hour of physical fitness at North County San Diego’s Best Place to Play Indoors as voted by families in San Diego Family Magazine’s Best of Family Fun Poll.

Spaces are limited and are filling up fast! Reserve yours today! VISIT our website for more info and to reserve. CALL US or COME IN with questions or to inquire about additional options that include our Spike Pass, which includes additional jump time for registered campers.

***ALTITUDE TRAMPOLINE PARK UPDATE***

Altitude Vista has closed per CDC and White House guidelines to temporarily shut down in an effort to protect our community.

Click HERE for more information.

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iFLY Oceanside

iFLY Oceanside Summer Flight Academy

The fastest way for your kids to learn how to fly, with no experience necessary! Our globally recognized body flight coaches will provide one-on-one and group training over two 5-day camps. Join one or both sessions! Perfect for ages 4-16. Your kids will soar to new heights as they master the skill of flight and learn to fly like a superhero! Adventure Awaits at iFLY Oceanside.

Kids learn fun flying skills at Flight School, plus they’ll build long-lasting friendships with fellow flyers in a positive, encouraging group setting.

***IFLY OCEANSIDE UPDATE***

In compliance with certain mandates in some of our location cities, we are temporarily closed.

Click HERE for more information.

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ZenTotz Mindfulness, Art & Yoga Camp

***Virtual & On-Site Available***

When the classroom is closed, our studio is OPEN! ZenTotz day camps combine mindfulness practices with hands-on arts activities, yoga, and creative games.

During the program, participants will practice mindful movement, develop compassion, discover creative talents, taste healthy foods, make quality friendships, and meditate in our peaceful studio.  You may register your child for a single day or the entire week.  Full day and half day options are available, as well as extended before & after care.  Our curriculum is designed for children ages 4-11.  

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UC San Diego Women’s Volleyball

Over the past 18 years campers at UC San Diego Women’s Volleyball Camps have enjoyed our summers working with young women of all levels that attend our camps, whether they are striving to get to the next level of competition or looking to improve and have a great time at camp. Our curriculum is designed to teach the techniques of volleyball while playing lots of six on six drills and competitions.

Campers are sure to have a good time and improve. You will experience a positive learning environment that will help you in all that you do in the game of volleyball while being on one of the most beautiful campuses in the world. UCSD has excellent facilities and is located just above La Jolla beaches.

***UCSD WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL UPDATE***

Due to COVID-19 concerns all camps/clinics have been suspended through August 1st. Further campus closures will depend on how this situation continues to evolve.

Click HERE for more information.

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Padres Baseball and Softball Camps

*** Updated ***

The San Diego Padres offer a series of baseball summer camps that enrich the lives of children through exceptional instruction, character development and a unique Major League experience that creates lasting memories. Padres Baseball Camps are offered Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. throughout the San Diego area. For specific dates and locations, please click “Dates & Locations” below. Camp tuition is $550 for five days of camp instruction and includes:

– Official Padres Baseball Camp uniform
– Meet & greet with a current or former Padres player or coach
– Autograph from a current or former Padres player or coach
– Five days of baseball instruction, competitions, and games for campers ages 4-12
– Two (2) tickets to the Camp Reunion hosted at a Padres regular season game in August
– Net proceeds from the Padres Baseball Camp program benefit the Padres Foundation and support the club’s youth baseball and softball outreach efforts.

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YMCA of San Diego County

Discover the adventure of a lifetime! The YMCA of San Diego County is proud to offer several amazing camps where every child can build confidence and make new friends in a safe and nurturing environment. From horseback riding in Julian to surfing in Imperial Beach, each of our camps have something special to offer the young adventurer in your life. The YMCA of San Diego County (YMCA) is a non-profit dedicated to improving the quality of human life and to helping all people realize their fullest potential as children of God through the development of the spirit, mind, and body.

***YMCA SAN DIEGO COUNTY UPDATE***

We are excited to invite you to a summer of adventure at the YMCA. Summer day camp at the Y starts on June 22, 2020.

Click HERE for more information.

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Junior Wheelchair Sports Camp

This unique summer camp is an opportunity for kids ages 4-18 with physical impairments such as spina bifida, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and spinal cord injuries to participate in approximately 15 different sport rotations over 5 days. Volunteers and counselors who share a passion for adaptive sports help athletes learn the fundamentals of various games and activities. This life changing experience for kids and their families takes place in a positive, loving and fun atmosphere.

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San Diego Sol

Their camps are designed to develop and improve youth basketball skills. The focus of their camps will include not only a lot of basketball games but also the breakdown of basic offense, defense, and team skills needed to develop a solid basketball game!

San Diego Sol takes pride in providing an excellent coaching staff using coaches from the local high schools and colleges. These coaches bring a wealth of basketball experience.

***SAN DIEGO SOL UPDATE***

Effective immediately, we are postponing all activities until the end of the month or until further notice.

Click HERE for more information.

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Kid Wonder San Diego

KidWonder is designed to make family life more active and joyful. It is a space for athletics, experiences, and human connection for all ages. You can relax with your friends while your kids play, or put down the phone and try a cartwheel with your kid (without knocking things over in your living room). The days are long and the years are short- let’s make the most of it!

Due to new regulations very limited space available.

Click HERE for more information

G3 Kids Camp

Our Children’s Summer and Seasonal Camps foster friendship, skills development, and happiness for your children. While they participate in various activities such as gymnastics, art, and beach days, our team ensures that your children are included and receiving specialized attention. A good relationship with the parents of our campers is built on trust, and we are determined to make a good relationship with everyone who comes through our doors.

Click HERE for more information

Surf’s Sport & Outdoor Camp

Play, jump, run, craft, and have fun at our OUTDOOR summer camp experience. With over 124 acres, Surf Sports Park is the perfect location to spend the end of your summer break playing and adventuring outdoors!

Our Multi-Sport camp is the perfect camp to experience new sports and activities under the guidance of our youth sports experts. Each week, your camper will participate in games, obstacle courses, sports activities, arts and crafts, and more! Day campers will be divided into small groups by age and will participate in activities appropriate to the interests and needs of their group.

Click HERE for more information.

Interested in adding your summer camp program in this guide? Email Christina at [email protected] or fill out the form below and someone will be in touch within 24 hours!

A portion of the content in this post has been sponsored by multiple summer camp guide partners.

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