California Adventure Camps

Summer Adventure Programs in California

California adventure camps focus on outdoor adventures with activities that may include things like backpacking, climbing, rafting and wilderness immersion.

Redwood City, CA

Coed ages 8-16


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Idylwild, CA

Coed ages 8-1


Our fun-filled 1-and 2-week programs give campers the unique opportunity to explore science and space in our state-of-the-art facilities and engage in mountain adventure activities–all while making newfound friendships and having the time of their lives with campers from around the globe.

Eden Village West

Richmond, CA

Coed ages 8-16


At Eden Village, campers feel safe and free to be themselves. We get playful, creative, inspired and empowered. Each in our own way. We live, work and play together in a Jewishly and socially diverse community. At camp and back home, Eden Villagers model kindness and caring.

Oakland/Soquel, CA

Girls ages 9-18


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Gaia Girls Passages provides an intergenerational community that fosters a connection to the natural world, builds confidence, voice, and leadership, and supports female-identified youth through the changes from childhood to young adulthood. This summer, we offer a Day Camp, Overnight Camp, and Backpacking Trips. 

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The Wahine Project

Monterey, CA

Girls ages 5-17


The Wahine Project is girl-centric, bringing youth together from every corner of the Central Coast. This ocean time offers exploration in the sea, on the beach, in friendships and learning trust and knowledge about the Monterey Bay. It will offer time in all ocean sports for varying desire and ability. 

Pali Adventures

Running Springs, CA

Coed ages 8-16


Before they arrive at camp, each camper chooses one focus, or “specialty,” for each week they attend camp. Mornings are spent in their chosen specialty all week, under the instruction of experts in each particular area. 

Camp Krem

Boulder Creek, CA

Coed ages 14+


In a supportive outdoor atmosphere of acceptance, fun & adventure, we welcome children of all developmental disabilities. Experience our enriching outdoor camp programs & activities firsthand! Northern California overnight camp, special-needs camp, and teen travel camp.

Camp Augusta

Nevada City, CA

Coed ages 8-16


Camp Augusta is about FUN with all of the activities you’d expect, but also so much more.  In a small, tight, true community set in natural splendor, campers develop self-confidence, independence, social skills (emotional intelligence), creativity, activity skills, environmental awareness and appreciation, friendships, and healthy living skills. 

Outward Bound California

San Francisco/NorCal

Coed ages 12-18


From the High Sierra near Yosemite and the high desert in Joshua Tree to the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Outward Bound California offers a wide range of breathtaking course areas where students face challenge and adventure and discover new found strengths and resiliency.

Catalina Sea Camp

Catalina Island, CA

Coed ages 8-17


Kids who are interested in marine biology and an ocean adventure summer camp experience have a blast at Catalina Sea Camp. Our fun-filled 1-week and 3-week sessions are a one-of-a-kind ocean adventure where kids learn marine biology, develop new skills and have fun with newfound friends.

Camp Woolman

Nevada City, CA

Coed ages 8-16


Campers come here to backpack, make new friends, visit beautiful places, learn about nature, be their true selves, and have a blast! Our counselors are fun, friendly, and here to make sure you have a fantastic time. Spend your days playing games, singing, making art, being silly, learning about peace, nature, the garden, and so much more! 

Mountain Meadow Ranch Summer Camp

San Francisco/NorCal

Coed ages 7-16


Mountain Meadow Ranch is a co-ed, sleep away summer camp with 61 summers of family owned and operated experience. Located on a spacious ranch north of Lake Tahoe, we offer a traditional camp program during the best weeks of summer.

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