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Featured Camps in California

Jameson Ranch Summer Camp

Jameson Ranch is a summer camp offering kids unique adventures, fostering community involvement, skill-building activities, sustainable living practices, and creating life-long memories.

Camp Del Corazon

Camp del Corazon is a non-profit offering supportive, recreational programs for children and families impacted by congenital heart disease in the United States.

Beach Cities Volleyball Club

Beach Cities Volleyball Club offers comprehensive volleyball coaching, fostering athletic growth and personal development in players through training programs, tournaments, and team-building activities.

Dan Lupo Music

Dan Lupo offers tailored piano, voice, and guitar lessons, enhancing performing arts education with a pleasing balance of structure and creative expression.

Airshine Music School

Airshine Music School offers comprehensive music education programs and intensive camps with a mix of traditional and innovative teaching methods for all age groups.

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Fun Camp Facts About California

  • California camps emerged in the late 19th and early 20th century.
  • Educational camps date back to the early 1900s.
  • 1918 saw 1,000+ summer camps in the U.S.
  • The American Camp Association, a camp membership organization, estimates that more than 700-day camps in California enroll more than 1.2 million kids each summer.
  • One of the strangest summer camps in California is Zombie Survival Camp, where campers learn how to survive a zombie apocalypse through various activities and problem-solving skills. This unique camp offers an exciting and unconventional summer experience for kids.

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