Santa Barbara Camp Fair Update: Now a Virtual Event!
As of April 2021, we have not received government clearance to host at to host in-person gatherings or live events due to the pandemic, including having an in-person camp fair in Santa Barbara. If and when we receive notification live events can resume, we will organize the Santa Barbara Camp Fair quickly and provide you with relevant details immediately. Meanwhile, don't miss our Virtual Camp Fair taking place Saturday, April 11 from 1:00pm to 3:00 pm. All the camps and programs scheduled for the Santa Barbara Camp Fair are exhibiting at the April 11 online Camp Fair, too. Join us Saturday, April 11 for an EPIC digital summer camp fair that rivals the real thing! Meet, greet and chat live with all the camp directors, learn about their programs, watch videos, pick-up free brochures and more. This is a real camp fair happening in an online environment to help you find the best IN-PERSON camps for your kids this summer. Get more information and reserve your space today! It's FREE!
SPECIAL NOTICE: The Saturday, April 18 Santa Barbara Summer Camp Fair at Santa Barbara City College has been cancelled. Protecting your health and safety is the #1 priority, so given the state of affairs with the coronavirus, the event has been cancelled this year. Most of the camps who planned on exhibiting at the camp fair are still operating their programs this summer, so please visit our website often as we will be featuring a new camp or program each day for your review. We hope to see you at a future Camp Fair event soon. Meanwhile, we've put online a new Virtual Camp Fair website you can use to find a great camp this summer from the safety of your own home. Enjoy!
Find the Best Santa Barbara Summer Camp For Your Kids at the Santa Barbara Camp Fair!
Join us Saturday, April 18 at Santa Barbara City College for the Santa Barbara Summer Camp Fair! Over 50 day camps and sleepaway camps will be on display exhibiting their programs and sharing free information with you. Bring your kids, too, for this amazing (and FREE) "one-stop-shop" to find the best Santa Barbara summer camp for you!
What is the Santa Barbara Summer Camp Fair?
The Santa Barbara Camp Fair is a free event at Santa Barbara City College for you and your family to meet camp counselors, directors and staff from dozens of different local (and even some out-of-state) summer camps and learn about their programs. Hundreds of greater Santa Barbara area families are attending this event, and we hope you will, too!
If you are considering sending your child to camp this summer, attending the Camp Fair is a perfect opportunity to get a first-hand impression of the camp opportunities available for your kids. You can meet camp directors face-to-face, ask questions, participate in sample camp activities and demonstrations (so your kids can get a feel in advance of what they will actually be doing at summer camp), and even win free camp!
What is the Date of the Santa Barbara Camp Fair?
The Camp Fair takes place Saturday, April 18, 2020, from 12:00pm to 3:00 pm. Feel free to stay just a little while or make a day of it and stay the whole time!
How Many Camps are Participating at the Camp Fair?
When you arrive at the Camp Fair, we will give you a printed directory of all the exhibiting camps so you can visit the various camp booths that interest you. You can expect to see at least 40 (and probably more!) summer camps showcasing their programs.
Here is a list of the participating camps and programs at the Santa Barbara Camp Fair. This list was last updated Thursday, Feb.27, 2020. Please check back often as more camps are adding every day.
- Aloha Beach Camp Hawaii Overnight Camp
- Camp Ocean Pines
- iD Tech Camp
- Summer Discovery and Internships
- InterAct Theatre School Summer Camp
- Ojai Valley School Summer Camp
- Art Explorers/Terrific Scientific Summer Camp
- Ojai Valley School Summer Camp
- Santa Barbara Humane Society's Summer Critter Camp
- Camp New Heights
- Camp Kahili
- Canyon Creek Summer Camp
- Los Angeles Clippers Youth Basketball Camp
- Archaeology Camp
- Girls Inc of Greater Santa Barbara's Camp Ignite
- Mathnasium of Goleta
- Ronald Reagan Student Leadership Program
- Camp Challenge
How Much Does the Camp Fair Cost?
The Santa Barbara Camp Fair is totally free! But you'll need advance tickets to get in because we're expecting a big crowd. Get your free tickets today!
Where Does the Camp Fair Take Place?
The Camp Fair takes place on the Great Meadow at Santa Barbara City College. We've included a map below. Signs will be posted around campus showing you where to go. Our friendly Santa Barbra Camp Fair concierges will be on site to greet you when you arrive. Ample free parking is available right next to the Camp Fair site.
How Do We Get Free Tickets?
If there's one thing we know about the upcoming camp fair, it's that there will be hundreds of families just like you looking for the absolute best program camp for their kids this summer. That means it's important for your to get your free tickets before they're all gone. Click or tap the yellow button below to get your free tickets to the Santa Barbara Camp Fair today. We're only making 500 tickets available. When they're gone, they're gone for good!