The Best Overnight Summer Camp Opportunities are at Your Fingertips. Join us at the L.A. Camp Fairs and find the Best Sleepaway Camp for You!
Families looking for a fantastic overnight summer camp experience are in luck. Join us at one or more of this year's L.A. Camp Fairs on meet and greet representatives from over 30 sleepaway programs from Los Angeles and elsewhere to find the best overnight summer camp for your child this year.
Here are the details for the March 2022 L.A. Camp Fairs:
Participating Sleepaway Camps at L.A. Camp Fair:
AstroCamp is one of the the premiere science and outdoor adventure summer camps in Southern California. Campers engage in real hands-on science and extreme mountain adventures in a small and connected camp environment.
Army and Navy Academy Camp Challenge and Camp Pacific Summer Programs offer young men and women motivational summer leadership, academic, and recreation camps that encourage active involvement, accountability, skill development, and personal growth. Overseen by certified and dedicated staff focused on mentoring campers in a supportive environment, camp classes and activities focus on developing good character, leadership skills, and responsibility while enhancing confidence in all campers.
Nestled in the beautiful resort town of Ojai located in Southern California, Besant Hill School offers a dynamic five weeks of programming in which students interact with peers from all around the world while mastering study skills, life lessons and gain a better appreciation of California. Each summer, the camp offers a variety of courses in English as a Second Language, SAT Prep, a hands-on STEM Program, and its Young Innovators program. The day is structured for academic courses in the morning, afternoon art classes and multiple off-campus excursions.
This camp offers a wide variety of Summer Programs for Ages 5-17 throughout Greater Conejo Valley. Whether you spend all nine weeks of summer with them or just a few weeks, you're invited to experience their full range of camps (travel, sports, overnight, STEM, and many more) that are jam-packed with terrific learning opportunities and exciting fun activities.
Camp Alonim is a pluralistic Jewish overnight camp located in Simi Valley, California for campers entering grades 2-10. The camps is located on 2700 beautiful acres and provides a warm community. Activities such as horseback riding, ropes course, archery, swimming, mountain biking, photography, art, music, dance, cooking, and more are offered. Scholarships are available. Camp Alonim is where children thrive and Judaism comes alive. Please call (877) 2-ALONIM for more information.
Kesem is a nationwide community, driven by passionate college student leaders, that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer. It's the largest national organization dedicated to this unique population – supporting children with innovative, fun-filled programs that foster a lasting community. Camp Kesem's university chapters provide free, annual week-long summer camp experiences to children affected by a parent's cancer.
At Camp Ocean Pines, they love awkward kids! And the hyper kids or the shy kids - they love all kids exactly as they are. Camp Ocean Pines' overnight camp on the central coast is all about helping kids connect with each other, explore in nature, and grow into who they want to be.
A summer at Waukeela means is a coming of age experience for girls. Beyond all of the amazing activities available, this program is wonderful as it truly prepares campers for life as independent, thoughtful and self-confident young women.
Canyon Creek Summer Camp provides a safe, non-competitive environment where boys and girls build confidence and independence, learn teamwork and develop problem-solving skills. A premier California overnight summer camp.
Camp Wekeela is a premiere summer camp on a bucolic setting in the beautiful state of Maine. Wekeela is located on pristine Little Bear Pond in Hartford, ME. For over 95 years, our goal at Wekeela is to provide a fun, exciting summer camp experience that helps your child discover new talents and interests, builds self-esteem and confidence and gives them the opportunity to establish lifelong friendships. The camp offers leading-edge activity programming that includes water-sports, land sports, creative, performing and culinary arts and out-of-camp excursions. Programs are tailored to meet your child’s needs and campers are encouraged to make choices, take risks and accept new challenges. Double periods of Waterski/Wakeboard are available on-site. Swim and Tennis Lessons are offered daily. The camp is ACA- Accredited. Nut-Free, Gluten free, Vegetarian, Vegan and Dairy free food options are available and so much more. No electronics are permitted at Camp Wekeela.
Capitol Debate is proud to announce that they will be bringing their world-renowned Summer Debate Camp program to the UCLA Campus this summer. This program will be held here for the first two weeks of July 2021. The Capitol Debate Summer Debate Camp program helps in building students’ communication and critical thinking skills, thus leading to better academic performance at school. The curriculum of Capitol Debate Summer Camps is aimed to equip children with the ability to structure arguments, prepare debate cases, research evidence, write rebuttal briefs, deliver speeches and refute opponents. Students become prepared to give outstanding speeches in class, perform in a school debate or join their high school debate teams, Model United Nations teams or speech teams. Not only will Capitol Debate students learn communications skills; they will feel an increase in self-worth, work on critical thinking skills, and improve communication with their peers. Many of Capitol Debate’s former campers have gone on to participate in national debate tournaments and enroll in prestigious universities (UCLA, Stanford, USC, and Harvard to name a few).
Established in 1922, Catalina Island Camps is a coed residential camp who hosts campers in 1st-10th grades. Their programs are built around a mission of helping campers develop life-long skills through fun & unique outdoor experiences in a community that cultivates respect for self, others and environment.
This is a very traditional summer camp, established in 1933. Nestled in the beautiful San Bernadino Mountains and surrounded by the melodic sounds of the Santa Ana River on one side and the majestic pines on the other, this cap is owned and operated by the former Executive Director of Lazy "J' Ranch Camp in Malibu.
Eden Village West is a farm-to-table residential Jewish summer camp in Northern California for ages 8-14 featuring culinary arts, organic farming, homestead crafts, wilderness skills, sports, music, and more!
Featuring more courses, activities, and trips than any other summer program, EXPLO is a unique, safe, and supportive learning environment. Explos students make friends from around the world, discover new interests and abilities, and have fun at every turn. EXPLO provides a range of one-, two-, and three-week summer programs for students age 7 to 17 on the campuses of Yale University, Wellesley College, and Wheaton College (MA).
At Havaya Arts, campers learn from working artists. Their faculty are experts at teaching to a variety of levels, providing a truly youth-centered experience. Campers choose from one of our four core disciplines during each two-week session. Electives allow young artists to continue working in their core discipline or explore another field. With access to various studios and outdoor spaces, all the tools and inspiration possible are right at your fingertips. Whether you go deeply into a chosen art form or try something for the first time, you’ll grow as an intentional artist and amazing human being.
This summer, your student can code a mobile app. Design their own video game. Produce a viral video. Or discover the secrets of cryptography. Whatever their passion, iD Tech Camps offers an expansive lineup of courses to kick-start their future in tech. In each weeklong session, explore a prestigious campus, create an impressive project, and build skills that last long after summer.
At Idyllwild Arts, summer is serious fun! Since 1950, the Idyllwild Arts Summer Program has offered intensive workshops in dance, film, music, songwriting, theatre, visual arts and writing to students of all ages and abilities, including Family Week. Located in the beautiful mountains of Southern California. Art Workshops are available for Kids and Teens (ages 5-18), Adults, and Families. Register now at idyllwildarts.org/summer.
The Institute for Educational Advancement (IEA) is dedicated to the intellectual, creative and personal growth of our nation’s gifted and high-potential youth. Central to the mission of IEA is a commitment to the development of the whole child through engaging educational experiences that promote optimal challenge, mentorship, exploration of ideas and recognition of personal potential. IEA seeks to connect like-minded individuals and supports a diverse community that creates a sense of belonging and affirmation.
Camp Nawakwa is located in the beautiful Barton Flats Area of the San Bernardino Mountains. The private 14-acre site is in the middle of the National Forest, therefore, it offers much more than just what is contained within its boundaries. Nawakwa sits at an elevation of 6850’ at the northern foot of the San Gorgonio Wilderness. Being accredited by the American Camping Association assures Camp Nawakwa attendees that they will receive the highest standards and outstanding service. Majestic Ponderosa, Jeffrey Pine and Black Oak trees shade the camp and the surrounding hiking trails. Nawakwa is ideal for large groups. There are many buildings that can serve as sleeping cabins; the main lodge/dining hall can be used as a roomy in-door meeting area; and there are many quiet outdoor spots to work in or to just enjoy. The camp has the capacity to house 210 participants year-round. Outside of the summer months groups are welcome to rent out the entire facility and perform their own catering or save all the hassles and worries, by leaving the cooking to the camp.
Care, connect and contribute at OVS Summer! Day and overnight campers will build academic knowledge, participate in fun-filled activities, make friends, and develop lifelong skills. Caring, qualified, teachers and counselors provide a multitude of hands-on opportunities around environmental themes, for challenge, personal growth and of course FUN!
Memories and friendships await you at River Way Ranch Camp, a premier California residential summer camp for ages 7-16. Family owned and operated since 1967, River Way’s highly-trained and genuine counselors build strong and lasting connections with campers while providing premium instruction in 75+ activities. From horseback riding to water-skiing and culinary arts, there are always new adventures ready to be discovered.
This camp offers winter/spring/summer workshops for high-achieving students interested in pursuing a career in medicine or related fields. Our workshops (Molecular Biology of Cancer, Molecular Neuroscience, Molecular Immunology, Molecular Biology of Development and Aging, Medical Bioinformatics and Biomedical Research) are held at UC-Berkeley, UC-San Diego and in San Jose and Berkeley.
Science Camp for Teens Hawaii is a co-ed overnight camp for teens ages 13-17 located on the Big Island of Hawaii. Two sessions are offered: Land & Sea and Air & Space. Field trips to science destinations, doing actual fieldwork, and meeting working scientists are all part of the fun in this action-filled, hands-on science experience.
Summer Xperience is a 3 week program with focuses in Music Performance, Songwriting, Music Production, Composing for Visual Media and Music Entrepreneurship. The Xperience is offered to all skill levels and includes master classes, private lessons, recitals and large ensembles taught by LACM faculty and top music industry members.
Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG) runs multi-week summer academic programs for gifted, creative, and academically talented students ages 5-17 on prestigious school and college campuses. The programs combine academics with social, cultural, and recreational activities for a truly engaging experience.
6 Points Sci-Tech West is the camp curious minds have been waiting for! Campers entering grades 5-10 spend 12 days exploring robotics, video game design, environmental science, digital media, and a host of other fun activities in a friendly setting with campers who share similar interests. Throughout their experience, campers explore what Judaism means to them—and how this complements their interests in science and technology. Five core values shape their camp community: Heritage, Curiosity, Innovation, Radical Acceptance and Patience & Perseverance. Campers gain an understanding of their place in the long history of the Jewish people’s contributions to science and technology, and build a strong connection to Israel as an incubator of innovation.
Windsor Mountain is a non-competitive, overnight summer camp among the trees of New Hampshire. Free-choice programming encourages campers to try new things, and the camp's warm and diverse international summer camp community makes people feel at home.