The BEST Orange County Summer Camp Guide

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Orange County Summer Camp Guide

We LOVE OC Summer Camp!  And we are thrilled to bring you our Orange County Summer Camp Guide, all thanks to our many sponsors!

With so many different oc summer camps to choose from – your child will NOT get bored this summer.  Which means a win for you, mom!

JCC JCamps

June - August

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Camp is all about fun and friendships. Through sports, arts, outdoor adventure, and aquatics, your camper will build lifelong friendships, independence, and self-esteem.


  1. Accredited by American Camp Association – adhering to the highest standards
    2. A State of the art facility with on-site pool and gym
    3. A wide variety of activities to choose from
    4. Flexible scheduling
    5. Promote independence, resilience, personal growth, and creativity
    6. Swim lessons and recreational pool time
    7. Judaic enrichment specialists from Israel
    8. Caring, professional, college-educated counselors and staff
    9. Safety first and foremost

Camp Yeladim

Make the summer magical for your child at Camp Yeladim. At the fabulous facilities of the JCC, your preschooler can enjoy the summer camp experience in the security of our nurturing Sheila & Eric Samson Family Early Childhood Learning Center. Our credentialed and highly trained Early Childhood Educators will guide your child through a summer of making new friends, learning, creativity, imagination, and of course, lots of fun!

| Session 1:  June 21 – July 9
Session 2: |  July 12 – July 30
Session 3: |  August 2 – August 20

Camp Haverim

    • ACA accredited day camp with something for everyone!
    • Grades K-11.
    • This is your place where kids get to be kids safely.
      Independence • Personal Growth • Emotional Intelligence
    • Join Us This Summer!

Session Dates
Mini Camp 1: June 7 – 11
Mini Camp 2: June 14 – 18
Session 1: June 21 – July 9
Session 2: July 12 – 30
Session 3: August 2 – 20

Please contact [email protected] for Camp Haverim and [email protected] for Camp Yeladim to register for JCamps at this time.

Camp Ignite!

June - August

OC Summer Camp Orange County YMCA

This summer, the Y is igniting the best in every camper. Through exciting educational and recreational activities, field trips, challenges, art, and more, campers will learn some of life’s most necessary skills, like resiliency, positivity, adaptability, relationship-building, and caring for others.

Day Camp Overview

  • Day Camps run Monday – Friday
  • Full-time and part-time options available
  • All kids grades K-8th are welcome
  • Inclusion support for children with special needs
  • Teen Club with age-appropriate activities
  • Service-learning projects
  • Indoor and outdoor activities and play
  • Clubs (gardening, esports, and more!)
  • STEAM curriculum
  • 50+ locations across Orange County
  • Fees vary based on your customized schedule

Benefits of Camp

  • Youth stay physically and mentally active
  • Youth don’t fall into the “summer slump”
  • Opportunities for social interaction with others
  • A safe and healthy environment on the school campus
  • Intensified staff cleaning and OC health and safety protocols strictly enforced

Financial assistance and special registration offers available. Camps start this June!

Virtual Tech Camps from iD Tech

Now - August

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Virtual Tech Camps are the perfect way for kids and teens to sharpen STEM skills and bond with new friends, all from the comfort of home. With the highest quality remote instruction on the planet, your child can unlock tech brilliance and create an exciting project.

Structured, weeklong sessions available now in multiple time zones (5 consecutive days, Monday-Friday) with the hottest curriculum in Python, Java, Minecraft, Roblox, Unity, Adobe, 3D modeling, and more.

Average of 5 students per instructor, blending personalized learning and time to socialize with new friends, with all of the magic of camp including games, challenges, and legendary iD traditions you can’t find anywhere else.

Karate OC Summer Camp

June - August

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Our Summer Camp Program Includes:

  • Convenient, End-to-End Summer Schedule

    Summer Camp hours from 8 am – 6 pm and offered all summer long.

  • Exciting Activities Each Day

    We keep your kids moving, engaged, and socially active with arts & crafts, games, field trips, guest visitors, daily Martial Arts classes, and more.

  • Well-Rounded Educational & Cultural Experiences

    Visits to local parks, Science Centers, Museums, Aquariums, & more help to expand your child’s mind.

  • Safe, Supportive, Positive Environment

    Carefully-screened, First-Aid Certified, well-trained staff leading groups with a low child-to-staff ratio for better supervision and interaction.

  • Spacious, Clean, & Comfortable Facilities

    Our state-of-the-art, family-friendly facilities have plenty of space for both indoor & outdoor activities.

  • Life-Skills Martial Arts Curriculum

    Parents RAVE about the progress their children make both at home and in school.

Camp Izza

June - July

Camp Izza Summer Camps Orange County OC

Camp Izza is an ACA-accredited day camp located in Irvine. The camp is structured in 1-week increments and includes themed days and TONS of activities.

Camp runs per week starting: June 28th-July 30th
Ages: 5-12
Activities include water sports, theme days, sports, crafts, and a balance of additional indoor and outdoor activities

Camp Izza strives to be the highest quality camp that encourages independence and creativity in kids while also fostering growth and excellence for the youth staff.

Founded by Dr. Omar Ezzeldine who has been an educator for 25 years in the roles of teacher, principal, and administrator with a passion for providing a fun and creative space for campers.

Early bird pricing ends 5/31/21 and there are only a few spots left in each week!

Orange County Guides

We are thrilled about our Orange County Summer Camp Guide, but did you know that we have SO many other guides to Orange County?  Everything from the BEST pediatric dentists to the BEST places to eat Dim Sum.

There is an Orange County Guide for EVERYONE and EVERYTHING!

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Orange County Summer Camp

There are so many amazing summer camps in the OC! Do you remember going to camp as a child?  We loved our camp experience and know that our kids will too!  Take a look at our list of Summer Camps.  If you see any we missed let us know!


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