Summer Camp Guide 2018

Camp Izza Inc


1 Truman St
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 422-8123
Website 

Camp Izza strives to provide an environment in which all children can thrive and be comfortable expressing themselves and meet new friends along the way. The founder, Dr. Omar Ezzeldine, has worked with children for over 25 years as a teacher, principal and administrator. His life-long dream was to create a camp based on his years of experience that would be fun and engaging for children. Since 2008, Camp Izza has provided an excellent program of summer fun for all kids.

Activities Include:

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Entertainment
  • Free Time
  • Game Room
  • Sports
  • Water Play
  • Yoga/Mindfulness



Camp James


101 N Bayside Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 729-1098
Website 

For over 30 years Camp James has been the most popular and trusted summer day camp in Orange County. A great reputation takes time to build and concentrated effort to keep. Camp James continue to work and play well so your camper can have the best summer ever. Camp James directors are educated professionals, seasoned supervisors, and dedicated individuals. Directors are on site and daily at camp and encourage parent communication.

Activities Include:

  • Archery (8 years and up)
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Bounce House & Movement
  • Canoes
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Gaga
  • Go-Carts (6 years and up)
  • Kayaks (8 years and up)
  • Laser Tag
  • Martial Arts
  • Magic (Only on select weeks)
  • Miniature golf
  • Music
  • Nature Lore
  • Playground
  • Rock Climbing (6 years and up)
  • Sports & Athletics
  • Stand Up Paddleboards (8 years and up)
  • Swimming
  • Targets (4-7 years old)
  • Trikers (4-7 years old)
  • Water Park (6 years and up)
  • Zipline (10 years and up)
  • and so much more!



Culinary Kids


(949) 292-4720
Website 

Our summer camps are 3 hours per day. We make/eat three recipes per day for a total of 15 weekly recipes.
Class Locations:

  • Aliso Viejo

         Aliso Viejo Middle School
        111 Park Ave., Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

  • Huntington Beach

         Murdy Park Community Center
        7000 Norma Dr., Huntington Beach, CA 92647

  • Laguna Hills

         Laguna Hills Community Center and Sports Complex
        25555 Alicia Parkway Laguna Hills, CA 92653

  • Laguna Niguel

         Sea Country Community & Senior Center
        24602 Aliso Creek Road Laguna Niguel, CA. 92677

  • Mission Viejo

         Norman P. Murray Center​
         24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo, CA 92692

  • Newport Beach

         Newport Coast Elementary
         6655 Ridge Park Rd, Newport Coast, CA 92657

  • Rancho Santa Margarita

         Bell Tower Regional Community Center
         22232 El Paseo Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

  • San Clemente

          San Clemente Community Center
         100 N. Calle Seville, San Clemente, CA  92672


Summer Camps are for ​chefs ages 5-13
Summer Camps are Monday-Friday

June 11 - June 15
The Great Outdoors: Gourmet Grub for Campers
San Clemente: M-F   1:30-4:30

June 18 - June 22
Breakfast Bonanza: Bonkers For Brunch & Brinner
Laguna Hills: M-F   9:00-12:00 
San Clemente: M-F   1:30-4:30
Rancho Santa Margarita: M-Th.* 1:30-4:30  

June 25 - June 29
Stranger Things: Yummy & Unique
Laguna Hills: M-F   9:00-12:00
Newport Coast El:  M-F    9:00-12:00
San Clemente: M-F   1:30-4:30
Rancho Santa Margarita: M-F   1:30-4:30

July 2 - July 6
Culinary Kids' Meet OC Top Chefs: Get Your Cook On!
*NO CLASS JULY 4TH
Newport Coast El:  M-F    9:00-12:00
​​Newport Coast El:  M-F    1:00-4:00
San Clemente: M-F   1:30-4:30
Rancho Santa Margarita: M-F   1:30-4:30

July 9 - July 13
Dip n' Dunk: Fun With Your Fingers

Laguna Hills: M-F   9:00-12:00
Newport Coast El:  M-F    9:00-12:00
Mission Viejo: M-F   9:00-12:00
​​Newport Coast El:  M-F    1:00-4:00
San Clemente: M-F   1:30-4:30
Rancho Santa Margarita: M-F   1:30-4:30

July 16 - July 20​ 
​The Great Outdoors: Gourmet Grub for Campers

Newport Coast El:  M-F    9:00-12:00
Aliso Viejo: M-F    9:00-12:00
Mission Viejo: M-F   9:00-12:00
​​Newport Coast El:  M-F    1:00-4:00
Laguna Niguel: M-F    1:30-4:30
San Clemente: M-F   1:30-4:30

July 23 - July 27
Rad Restaurant Remakes

Newport Coast El:  M-F    9:00-12:00
Laguna Niguel: M-F    1:30-4:30
San Clemente: M-F   1:30-4:30

July 30 - August 3
CK Presents: The Food Network Favorites

Newport Coast El:  M-F    9:00-12:00
Aliso Viejo: M-F    9:00-12:00
Laguna Niguel: M-F    1:30-4:30
San Clemente: M-F   1:30-4:30

August 6 - August 10
Calendar Foodie Favorites: Cooking Through the Year

Newport Coast El:  M-F    9:00-12:00
Laguna Niguel: M-F    1:30-4:30
Rancho Santa Margarita: M-F   1:30-4:30

August 13 - August 17
Breakfast Bonanza: Bonkers For Brunch & Brinner

Newport Coast El:  M-F    9:00-12:00
Laguna Niguel: M-F    1:30-4:30
Rancho Santa Margarita:
M-F   1:30-4:30

August 20 - August 24
Stranger Things: Yummy & Unique

Newport Coast El:  M-F    9:00-12:00
Huntington Beach: M-F   1:00-4:00

August 27 - August 31
Dip n' Dunk: Fun With Your Fingers

Huntington Beach: M-F   1:00-4:00


Elvenstar Orange County


18381 Goldenwest St
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 842-5555
Website 

Come learn to ride in a safe and fun environment! Elvenstar camps are designed to teach all aspects of horsemanship from riding skills to horse care.

Each week of our camp includes:

  • Riding lessons TWICE daily!
  • Daily instruction in horse care
  • Horse themed crafts
  • Paint your pony day!
  • A jumping demonstration by our Pro-level riders
  • A camp show on Friday where riders decorate their ponies and show their families everything they’ve learned!


Camps run Monday through Friday from 8:30am- 1:00pm. Please send campers with a snack or lunch. Single day sessions are also available. Camps are available for ages 6 and up. We ask that participants wear long pants. Shoes with a heel are required but paddock boots are preferred.


Salty Grom Surf Camp


Huntington Beach, CA
(714) 330-3350
Website 


At Salty Grom Surf Camp we have created a program that teaches basic and intermediate surfing skills in a fun and safe way.  Our C.P.R. certified instructors are well experienced and knowledgeable about ocean life and safety.  We all share a common love for the ocean and surfing in Huntington Beach, so we make it our goal to create a pleasurable ocean experience for future surfers.  We offer 5 day camps during the summer months.  Our low student to instructor ratio of less than 4:1 gives a new surfer the attention they need. 

  • Fast and easy drop-off (Stay if you'd like)
  • Dedicated group instructor
  • Age/skill appropriate groups (or with friends)
  • Multiple sunscreen and water breaks
  • Educational experiences
  • CPR and First-aid certified instructors
  • Friday family day with fun contest
  • Award ceremony and Swag



Summer In The Son Summer Day Camp


7661 Warner Ave
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(714) 841-3816
Website 

Summer In The Son Summer Day Camp provides 6:30am-6pm Monday-Friday supervision for the care of your child by a fun, friendly, and mature staff. This camp is designed for campers going into the 1st grade (campers need to have just finished a full-day Kindergarten program) through 8th grade in the fall. While on campus, they engage the campers in Bible lessons, indoor and outdoor recreational games, and bring fun activities to campus for the kid's enjoyment. While off campus, your child will have state-certified transportation (unless otherwise notified) to spend a fun and safe day on awesome field trips to places like: Knott's Berry Farm, Skating Rinks, Soak City, Get Air, as well as weekly trips to the beach and pool.

Camp Activities & trips:

  • Monday: [on campus activities] Campers will have the opportunity to participate in campus activities that have been brought to our campus and supervised by our counselors.
  • Tuesday: [Beach Day] campers will have the opportunity to get some fun in the sun, surf, and sand at Huntington State Beach.
  • Wednesday: [On campus & pool days] Campers will have the opporutnity to participate in special morning activities followed by some swim time at a local pool! 
  • Thursday: [Field Trip days] Campers will travel off campus to a designated excursion each week. These include: Knott's, Soak City, Get Air, and so much more! 
  • Friday: [Friday Fun Day] Campers will have the opportunity to participate in crazy carnival-style games and water play. 
  • Daily: [Bible Devotion Time] Our campers will engage in God's Word through music, bible instruction, and character training on a daily basis! 



The Center Stage Studio


27101 Aliso Creek Rd #136
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(949) 305-9758
Website 

Center Stage Studio is one of Orange County’s premiere Musical Theater Program for children, teens and now adults! We pride ourselves on our high-quality and joyful environment!

Professional instructors dedicated to bring out the best of all of our performers in a fun and supportive environment
All classes are age appropriate with their own special performance
All performers receive a speaking role and a spot in a major musical number
All ages are welcome, at CSS everyone is a star!

Theatre helps a child grow in the following ways.

  • Improves communication skills
  • Gives an opportunity to express oneself
  • Helps develop the ability to think critically
  • Encourages cooperation with others in achieving a joint goal
  • Helps develop moral and spiritual values
  • Helps a child explore oneself
  • Helps develop sensitivity and understanding of the feelings of others
  • Provides a safe and welcoming environment
  • Offers one-on-one attention for the socially challenged
  • Fosters peer acceptance and self-worth
  • A child’s dreams are the foundation of his or her future life.



The Irvine Ranch Summer Stem Institute


2 Irvine Park Rd
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 923-3191
Website 

Nobody does day camp like the OEC! We’re combining STEM and summer fun to bring your child the ultimate in day camp experiences. Mornings begin with the module of their choice where campers become investigators of their environment. After lunch at Harrison Lodge, it’s time to fire some arrows at the archery range and get together for some team building. Be prepared for the all of the stories your child will share with you on the ride home!
Space is limited, so sign up today! 

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