Regardless of what summer activities your kids are into (performing arts, sports, outdoor adventures, academics, etc.), San Diego Family Magazine is your CAMP HEADQUARTERS where you're sure to find the perfect summer programs for your kids. 
 
 
Your Summer Camp Guide: 50+ camps to plan an epic summer

Your Summer Camp Guide: 50+ camps to plan an epic summer

Do your kids want to learn new skills and make life-long memories this summer? Browse through our Summer Camp Guide to find awesome camps and plan an epic summer. Do you have a future game designer . . .

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Make a Splash at Summer Camp!

Make a Splash at Summer Camp!

With San Diego’s oceanic surroundings and ideal climate, it’s no surprise that local summer camps often include aquatics-based recreation. If getting wet is your child’s favorite part of summe . . .

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Is Your Preschooler Ready for Day Camp?

Is Your Preschooler Ready for Day Camp?

There’s so much to love about summer camp: fun traditions, new friendships, the great outdoors, art, athletics and much more. Even the littlest campers can expect a positive experience. According . . .

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Is Your Child Ready for Sleep Away Camp?

Is Your Child Ready for Sleep Away Camp?

Is Your Child Ready for Sleep Away Camp?  Can He Handle an Overnight Camp?When is the right time to send your child to sleep away camp? Here are four signs your child may be ready for an overni . . .

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10 Tips to Find the Right Day Camp

10 Tips to Find the Right Day Camp

Summer day camp is a place where children can learn new skills, acquire new interests and make new friends. But there is no one-size-fits-all camp. To find the right day camp for your child, conside . . .

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Junior Lifeguard Programs

Junior Lifeguard Programs

Swim to Ocean Safety: Have Fun this Summer with San Diego Junior Lifeguards Find local Junior Lifeguard programs Every summer thousands of kids in Junior Lifeguard uniforms gather at San Diego beach . . .

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Summer Camp for Every Kid

Summer Camp for Every Kid

Does your child have a special need? Are they facing a challenging medical condition? Just not sure they’d fit in socially at summer camp? The enormous benefits of summer camp apply to everyone, s . . .

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Teens Wanted: Counselors in Training

Teens Wanted: Counselors in Training

Summer is the perfect time for teens to gain valuable leadership and work experience by being a counselor in training (CIT) or junior camp counselor. There are many volunteer opportunities as a CI . . .

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The Woes and

The Woes and "Woo-Hoos!" of Tent Camping

We recently went camping with three families that “camp” in their RVs about a dozen times a year. Even though we hadn’t camped for four years and we don’t own an RV, we were not intimidated. . . .

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How Not to Worry When Your Kid Goes to Camp

How Not to Worry When Your Kid Goes to Camp

If your kids are going to camp this spring or summer, you may be wrestling with worries and what-ifs. What if the other kids are cliquish or mean? Will the camp director call me if she’s miserable . . .

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12 Ways to Make Summer Learning Fun

12 Ways to Make Summer Learning Fun

Help your child retain reading, writing and math skills this summer without making it feel like work.  Incorporate learning into daily errands and interactive activities found in your own backyar . . .

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Teens: Volunteer for Summer Camp at theNAT

Teens: Volunteer for Summer Camp at theNAT

Like many high schoolers, I am required by my school to do a minimum of 50 hours of community service. Community service projects like school clean-ups can be awful and boring, but the summer of my ju . . .

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Five Reasons Why Summer Camp is Affordable for Nearly Every Budget

Five Reasons Why Summer Camp is Affordable for Nearly Every Budget

The bottom line about summer camp costs is that there is a summer camp to fit nearly every budget. Many families may miss out on the summer camp experience for their children because they aren’t a . . .

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The Top Five Reasons Kids Should Go to Camp

The Top Five Reasons Kids Should Go to Camp

The Top Five Reasons Kids Should Go to CampSummer camp can be one of the most rewarding, unforgettable experiences in a child’s life. Camp provides children with a community of caring mentors who . . .

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Fun Ideas for Summer Camp Care Packages

Fun Ideas for Summer Camp Care Packages

Here are some fun ideas for summer camp care packages! Camp care packages do not need to be big. It is better to keep the summer camp care item simple—a card, a little love note, or a small box o . . .

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Ready, Set, Camp-Escrita en Español!

Ready, Set, Camp-Escrita en Español!

What happens when you make the decision to choose camp? You open up a world of discovery and learning for your child, a world that values children for who they are and who they will become. Camp giv . . .

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Benefits of Learning to Sail

Benefits of Learning to Sail

Sailing is an incredible experience that has lifelong value and rewards for kids. Consider sailing lessons and camps as you plan your child’s summer activities.1. Time outdoors. Sailing is an ideal . . .

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Family Camping in San Diego

Family Camping in San Diego

If you like the idea of camping as a family, check out the family camping Websites below. You may be surprised to know that there are lots of great family camping grounds right here in San Diego Cou . . .

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