Camps throughout San Diego are preparing to help our kids have the best summer ever in 2023!
The North County Moms 2023 Summer Camp Guide offers some exclusive San Diego camp options in North County and beyond! We hope it helps make the decision and registration process quick and easy with at-your-fingertips camp info and selections. Scroll down for a list of local day, music, dance, sports, academic camps and more! You’ll find age ranges for each camp, dates, sessions, special offers and links to register!
Get your kids registered for camp now so you’re not scrambling for ways to entertain them when school’s out! And be sure to check out the helpful deals and discounts offered by some of our featured partners!
AR WORKSHOP SAN MARCOS
One camp week for 6 to 9-year-olds and additional camps for teens 13 and up!
We offer a variety of options including tie-dye camp and STEAM camps. Partnering with well known art supplier, Ooly, our Studio Arts’ campers will take home their premium art supplies!
Morning sessions are scheduled from 9:30am – 12pm and afternoon sessions will run from 1:30pm – 4pm.
BACH TO ROCK SUMMER CAMPS
Camp Age Groups: 4 -6, 7+,8+, and 10+
Bach to Rock music camps give kids the chance to unleash their inner rock star — even if they’ve never played an instrument before!
We offer spring, winter, and summer music camps for kids and teens, including week-long, partial-week, half-day, and day camps. Kids have a blast learning to play hit songs and performing with other campers!
CHIRA TENNIS ACADEMY
Age range: 5 – 14
FLAM SAN DIEGO
French language instruction for children & teens!
Ages 4 -18
FLAM San Diego provides high-quality French classes, extracurricular activities and summer camps. We teach all levels of French from kids who already speak French to students new to French. We have a variety of programs geared to learn the French language and cultures around the vast French-speaking world.
We have both in-person (North County) and virtual classes. We also offer after-school French classes at several North County schools. Our instructors are native French-speakers — certified, experienced, passionate and creative! We follow a curriculum directly from the éducation nationale française.
GALILEO INNOVATION CAMP
Entering Grades K – 10
Camp Galileo is coming to CARLSBAD this summer! At Camp Galileo, K – 10th graders enjoy creative STEAM-inspired projects and get active outside.
Our dynamic staff helps kids turn ideas into reality, collaborate with peers and play hard outdoors. Stanford research shows that kids who experience Galileo’s curriculum demonstrate perseverance, confidence and resilience. Register today www.galileo-camps.com
Camp Galileo Special Offer:
Use code: SPRING40 at checkout!
AVIARA OAKS MIDDLE SCHOOL – CARLSBAD
For more information, check the website, here!
ICA SUMMER ART CAMP
Entering K – Grade 12
Come explore and connect with art at: ICA
Our camps are designed to promote mental health and inspire creativity. The benefits of an art practice will be taught on a small-scale by our talented teaching artists during your week-long camp. Your young artist will have the opportunity to see art and be inspired by working artists on view in our galleries.
Ages 3 – 12
Register your child’s enrollment at KickForce summer camps!
Xtreme — Campers have fun with high-flying martial arts’ kicks, quick hand combos and acrobatics!
No experience necessary!
Rank up — Learn beginner martial arts in a fun and positive environment with an opportunity to earn a martial arts’ belt at end of camp!
MAIN STREET SWIM SCHOOL
Ages 12 months and up!
Group & private classes
Dive into Excellence: Main Street Swim School — Making Waves in San Diego County!
At Main Street Swim School, we take pride in offering exceptional programs and services that empower individuals of all ages to reach their full potential. We founded Main Street Swim School with one goal in mind: giving our students the best, most rewarding learning experience. We believe that swimming is a fun and healthy life-saving skill all children should learn.
Four San Diego locations: Oceanside, Encinitas, Sorrento Valley and Mission Valley.
SPECIAL OFFERS: Complimentary first lesson & discounts!
We are offer a complimentary 30-minute trial to all new students.
1.) Family Discount: 5% sibling discount
Ages 2 – 11
Programs in June, July & August
(Book by day or week)
Enrollment for summer is open at Phoenix Sports!
Phoenix Sports, a noncompetitive sports camp that offers unique and engaging activities for ages 2-11 that will get your child to learn the basic fundamentals, teamwork, confidence, and communication.
Providing soccer, baseball, basketball, and full-day multi-sports & creative art school break/summer camps. Carlsbad, Encinitas, Oceanside.
SAN ELIJO DANCE & MUSIC ACADEMY
Ages 4-7 & 6-11; 7-12 & 12-18
When School Is Out, SEDMA Is In!
Our Little Mermaid camp will explore the underwater world of Ariel. Kids will dance and sing along with this magical story, making summertime magical. This week-long camp is designed for children ages 4-7.
July 10-14 (Mon-Fri), 9:30-12:30, Ages 4-7
Our Wizard of Oz camp will have kids asking the age-old question: “Are you a good witch or a bad witch?” Kids will sing and dance alongside Dorothy and her friends on their incredible journey. This week-long camp is designed for children ages 6-11.
Week of July 17th (Mon-Fri), 9:30-12:30, Ages 6-11
*Campers will learn songs and choreography, receive a camp-themed T-shirt and participate in daily crafts and activities. Campers bring their own snacks & water bottles.
Family and friends are invited on Friday at 12:00 for a mini in-studio-performance!
Our Junior Summer Dance Intensive for Beginning/Intermediate and Intermediate Level Ballet Dancers, ages 7-12 will explore different styles of dance, including ballet, jazz, and contemporary. This fun intensive will take the Sleeping Beauty Waltz all the way to the stage with a performance on July 21st at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts!
Weeks of July 10th & July 17th (Mon-Thurs), 9:30-12:30, Ages 7-12
Upper Intermediate and Advanced Level Ballet Dancers will join us Monday-Thursday for a daily intensive technique class and rehearsal for a performance of excerpts from La Bayadere. This seriously fun intensive will take the Bayadere Waltz all the way to the stage in professional costumes with a performance on July 21st and July 22nd at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts!
Weeks of July 10th & July 17th (Mon-Thurs), 9:30-12:30, Ages 12-18
SEVEN SPEARS MARTIAL ARTS
Ages 4 and up!
Looking for a super fun and beneficial summer camp in Poway for your kids? Check out one of our martial arts-focused sessions!
Students will gain valuable self-defense and leadership skills while working on physical strength, coordination, character development, and leadership. Could your child use more discipline, focus, or confidence? Our camps focus on building all of these attributes as well as learning physical martial arts techniques. If you’re looking for a camp that will challenge and grow your child, be sure to sign them up for martial arts camp!
Camp Dates and Overview
All sessions will include basic self-defense skills, strength and flexibility exercises and leadership building activities. Our emphasis is on leadership and character development so students will leave camp with skills they can apply anywhere!
Self-Defense Skills (June 26th-30th):
We start with self-defense because it’s so important! Students will learn techniques like how to fall properly, defend against grabs, defend chokes, how to block and strike, along with verbal skills to avoid bullying and build confidence!
Kicks and Tricks (July 17th-21st):
Students will learn a range of kicks including basic kicks, jump kicks, spinning and flying kicks. The focus will be on agility and flexibility along with building leg strength and control. This session will also include basic martial arts tricking skills like the butterfly kick, point 180, advanced kicking combinations and more.
Ninja Skills and Weapons (July 31st-August 4th):
In this camp students will get a well-rounded session of the multiple martial arts skills we teach. This will also include basic bo staff and sword skills along with drills to improve hand-eye coordination and basic defensive techniques. Bo staff training will include basic spins, blocks and strikes. Sword will include technique, blocks and strikes. We’ll also include special ninja games for fun!
Jiu Jitsu (June 12th-16th, July 10th-14th, August 7th-11th):
Jiu Jitsu teaches kids self-defense, confidence and discipline! Our summer camps provide skills training, conditioning, strengthening, stretching and fun games. Students will learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu fundamentals, basic grappling and escapes. Appropriate for beginner to intermediate level students.
SNAPOLOGY – SOLANA BEACH
56 Awesome STEAM / Robotics Camps
Jun 19th – August 11th (ages 5 – 14)
At Snapology, we believe that children are meant to learn through play. When children are engaged in
interactive, hands-on learning activities, their creativity flourishes and they show an increased interest in
school. We’ve adapted our award-winning LEGO® Themed Robotics Classes, Camps & Birthday Parties to
offer solutions for our San Diego North County communities.
Snapology is the premier partner for STEAM programs, offering year-round programs in schools,
community facilities, local businesses and homes. Kids have so much fun in our programs that they don’t
even realize they’re learning!
Whether you are learning in-school, virtually, through traditional homeschool, or a hybrid model,
Snapology has options for you. We are offering a robust schedule of online classes, private classes for
homeschools and learning pods and traditional classes when regulations allow.
Shh, don’t tell them it’s educational!
* When registering for August dates, please click on the “Load More” button to see future camps.
SURF & TURF TENNIS CENTER
June 5 – August 11
Ages 5-18 (**4-year-olds are welcome for an additional $75/week)
This is tennis camp and beyond! Our Surf & Turf summer program offers a full camp experience starting with tennis as the focus and rounding out your child’s camp day with off-court games, crafts, friendship and fun! You can add our lunch activity program which includes a magic show, mini golf, reptile show, petting zoo, guided crafts and a pizza, ice cream and movie day!
Special for The North County Moms followers & subscribers: receive a $10 discount for each week of camp! Mention “The North County Moms” during registration. Also, register with a friend for: 1) tennis + lunch activity, or 2) all day session and receive an additional $10 discount for each registrant (limit one friend).
ACADEMICS & INNOVATION
ART, MUSIC, PERFORMANCE & DANCE
SPORTS / RECREATIONAL CAMPS
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