About Catalina Island Camps
Established in 1922, Catalina Island Camps operates a summer resident camp for boys and girls in 1st through 10th grade. It is also the home of the Jean-Michel Cousteau Family Camp and the Catalina Environmental Leadership Program (CELP). The camp facility is located at Howlands Landing on Catalina Island, 22 miles from Los Angeles. Catalina Island Camps is accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA) and a member of the Western Association of Independent Camps (WAIC).
The CIC Experience
All CIC programs are built around our mission and the unique marine and land environments of Howlands Landing. Our overnight camp by the ocean offers kids the chance to UNPLUG from their busy, over-connected lives, CONNECT to their peers, and our staff of young adult role models and DISCOVER their strengths as they explore the outdoors. The activities we provide, in addition to the way camp is organized and run, help campers develop in the areas of our four designated outcomes.
As a result of attending Catalina Island Camps, campers will:
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Catalina Island Camps develops life-long skills through fun and unique outdoor experiences in a community that cultivates respect for self, others, and the environment. Here are just some of the fun and exciting camp activities we offer: