Looking for less screen time and more play time for the kids this summer? The City of Carlsbad’s camps offers the best possible opportunities for physical, emotional and social growth, combined with a whole lot of fun. This year’s camp lineup includes sports, science, arts, aquatics and more for kids 3 to 16. Summer camps run from June 19 through Aug. 25.
At a Glance
Sports & Fitness - Kids ages 3 to 13 can build on fundamentals, improve technique, stay fit and master skills while developing a lifelong love of sports and fitness.
Science & Engineering - Does your child like to build, engineer, experiment and explore? Kids ages 4 to 14 will tap into their imaginations and learn about real-world concepts with hands-on fun!
Something Different - Create in the kitchen, wave a magic wand, learn how to take care of animals or sew a garment. All this and more for kids ages 4 to 12.
Creative & Performing Arts - Let your children express themselves this summer! Kids from ages 3 to 16, can draw, make jewelry, dance, write a script and more!
Aquatics - Stay cool at the pool! Campers ages 7 to 14 can participate in a variety of aquatic sports and games, organized swim lessons and aquatics safety.
Day Camps - Half-day pee-wee camps are available for 3 to 5 year olds and are a perfect choice for that first time camper. Full day traditional camps for kids ages 5 to 13 will encourage new friendships, keep kids active and also include exciting field trips. Counselor-in-training camps will build leaderships skills for 13 to 15 year olds.
“Our Community Services Guide is filled with more than 75 pages of activities for your child to enjoy during the summer, including hundreds of camps, classes and swim lessons for children of all ages and ability,” said City of Carlsbad Senior Management Analyst Bonnie Elliott. “We also offer cooking, creative arts, archery camps, even a camp on how to survive in the wilderness or how to engineer with LEGOs, so there’s truly a camp for every interest.” Elliott encourages parents to sign up early since many camps sell out.