2022 Summer Camp Guide - Newport Mesa Moms

The COUNTDOWN to summer has officially begun.  Now is the time to make those SUMMER plans (and get those early registration discounts).  Check out these 20+ LOCAL CAMPS – with everything from the arts to the outdoors – there is something for EVERYONE.  Summer has never looked so GOOD!


Focus meets fun at ArtSteps with clay, portraiture, cartooning, anime, and more! Sharpen classical art skills while having FUN! Individualized, hands-on, age-appropriate instruction lets young artists of all skill levels immerse themselves in a full week of drawing, painting, and sculpting what they LOVE! Located in Costa Mesa, Laguna Hills, and Yorba Linda. Online camps also available. In-studio camps: $345 each, materials included. Online camps: $195 each.

Reserve your seat by calling 714-524-2248 or by visiting our website

Girls and Boys will have a blast this summer at Avanti Dance Company!

We have something for everyone:

  • Over 20 Camps Offered
  • Dance, Aerial Arts, Acrobatics/Tumbling and Musical Theater
  • Fresh Popular Themes
  • Created for Ages 2.5-16. All Levels
  • Age-Appropriate Music and Formats
  • Fun, Supportive Instructors
  • Morning/Afternoon Sessions
  • Arts/Crafts, Games & More
  • End of Camp Parent Show
  • Socialization and Skill Building
151 Kalmus Drive, Suite J-7
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
[email protected]
Musical Theater Through the Decades with Braver Players is a fun, inclusive camp for kids of all levels of experience who have a love for performing. We will explore popular musicals from each decade through song and dance. We will also play games throughout the camp that encourage team building and having fun! The last day will culminate in a performance for the parents. Ages 10-15.

Braver Players Theater Comapny
151 Kalmus, Unit H9
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
[email protected]

Designer Camp is returning to Orange County with two unique camps at Lido Marina Village. Calling all creatives to come join in hands-on workshops, talks from working designers, and behind-the-scenes tours of studios and galleries. Designer Camp gives jr. high and high schoolers a rare opportunity to engage and learn alongside like minded peers and mentors. Enrollment open now, space is limited.  

**Use code LOCALMOMS for $100 off any camp.**


Designer Camp
Lido Marina Village & Hanahaus
[email protected]

Epic Magic Camp is unlike any camp in Southern California.  Your child will experience amazing shows, receive an EPIC magic kit ($80 value), learn professional magic tricks, and play tons of games!  There’s even a Pizza & Foam Party at the end of the week.  Much more than “just a magic camp”.  Extraordinary fun that makes great kids appear!


  • 4 different magic wand camps available from June 27 – August 12
  • Weeklong camps (Monday to Friday) from 9 am – 3 pm
  • Early drop-off and late pick-up options available

**Multi-camp discount is offered to NEWPORT MESA MOMS.   Please contact us and mention NEWPORT MESA MOMS to claim the multi-camp discount.** 

Epic Magic Camp
2401 Irvine Ave (Harbor Church building)
Newport Beach, CA 92660
[email protected]
833-YAY-KIDS (929-5437)

FYI camps offer a wild collaboration of Art, Music, and World Culture. We fuse cooking, music, and language into the weeks as we create fantastic works of art! Students explore the “POP” genre and the artists that made it crazy and colorful. We learn about Picasso and his love of African masks. Students soar into the far-out world of outer space and explore the magic of nature! Camps are taught with two teachers and a max of 16 students. Camps fill quickly and are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Payment is due at the time of enrollment.

All camps are Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm


To enroll, please email Stacey Hammond at [email protected].

FYI – For Your Imagination
129 Cabrillo Street, Suite 105
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
[email protected]

A magical mermaid camp hosted by Ariel and her mermaid friends at Once Upon An Island.  Each day includes dress-up, a trip to the Jellyfish Salon, Mermaid crafts, lunch and beach play in magical mermaid tails.

Monday – Friday from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Single Day and Full Week Camps Available

Once Upon An Island

118 Agate Avenue
Newport Beach, CA 92662

Join us under the sea this summer at Studio Fusion and learn hip hop, Jazz, & lyrical dance as well as gymnastics! We will also create a super cool craft every day! On our last day of camp we will hold a performance for friends and family and also have the opportunity to take photos with a REAL LIFE MERMAID!!

June 27 – 30 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
$260 for the week or $65 daily drop-in


Studio Fusion
16401 Gothard Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
[email protected]


Code Ninjas Newport Beach hosts engaging STEM summer camps that are the perfect combination of learning and fun! Grow your child’s knowledge and excitement about technology with camps such as: Roblox Development, Code Your Own Robot in Minecraft, Robotics with Lego, Become a YouTuber, and many more! Curious to learn more? Come to our Preview Workshops or check out our camps at the link below.


  • Open to kids ages 5-14+
  • June 13 to August 19, multiple dates throughout the summer
  • 5-Day Camp, morning and afternoon sessions available
  • Both In-Center & Virtual options are available

Code Ninjas Newport Beach
1835 Newport Blvd, Suite D-252
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
[email protected]

Crean Lutheran High School offers academic, athletic, and performing arts summer youth camps for students in grades K-8 from June – August. Crean Lutheran is located in Irvine at the cross streets of Sand Canyon and Portola.


Crean Lutheran High School
12500 Sand Canyon Avenue
Irvine, CA 92618

Seashore Academy’s Summer Camp 2022 is open to children grades TK-2nd Grade.  STEM and both Mandarin and Spanish Immersion classes are offered.

Urban Workshop is the only summer camp that will get kids to put down their phones, solve difficult problems using their hands, experience real tools and solutions, and learn new skills that last a lifetime. These are the shop classes they used to teach in high school but using new technology alongside traditional skills. Students will have the pride and satisfaction of building real projects from scratch using real tools and gain the confidence that they can handle whatever comes their way!

Camps run weekly Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Urban Workshop
365-A Clinton Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626


JCamps are all about fun and friendships. Through sports, arts, outdoor adventure and aquatics, your camper will build lifelong friendships, independence and self-esteem. Register today!

Merage JCC Orange County
1 Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603


SGIDC is a Jewish “get it all” camp. Onsite activities include human foosball, silent disco, inflatable wipeout, swimming, water sliding, archery, splash pads, game rooms, Imaginarium, art, sports and more. Located in Huntington Beach with transportation offered from Irvine and Laguna Hills.  Pricing and dates at www.campsgi.com/pricing or www.campsgi.com/dates.

14401 Willow Lane
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
[email protected]


Are you ready to see what your child can be in Newport Beach?  With hundreds of weekly full and half day camps throughout the City to choose from, Camp Newport has just the activity to help kids discover what they want to be for summer.  They can be adventurous, be active, be creative, be curious, be outside . . . just be in Newport Beach.  Sign up by May 5 and receive a 10% or more discount on most camps.

May 31 – August 19 at Community Centers, parks and beaches throughout the City of Newport Beach


All About Horses offers summer camps, riding lessons, birthday parties, Girl Scout and private events. During summer camp the students will ride everyday, learn to do groundwork with the horses, bathe, braid and participate in gymnastics on horseback (vaulting). There will be a game day on Friday as well as multiple crafts throughout the week. Sessions are $550 per child. Non-refundable deposit of $150 required to hold a spot for camp.

July 18 – July 22 from 9:00 am -1:00 pm
August 1 – August 5 from 9:00 am -1:00 pm

All About Horses OC, LLC
901 Arlington Drive, Gate 9
(First tack room on the left as you drive in the gate)
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

At Fryer Basketball Academy we focus on the fundamentals, with an emphasis on proper shooting mechanics, shooting off the pass, shooting off the dribble, shooting from the off-ball screen, shooting from the on-ball screen, footwork and much more.  Our coaches emphasize Respect, Discipline, Effort and Teamwork.  All 7 of our coaches played college basketball.

Grades K – 8 ($215 for 4 day, $245 for 5 day) June 20 – 24, June 27 – 30 & August 1 – 5 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Grades 3 – 5 for boys ($245) August 22 – 26 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

**Early Registration Discount before May 1st**

The Matt Leinart Flag Football summer camp is for kids in grades K-8th. Each day will include football fundamental drills covering different positions, followed by flag football games where players can put those new skills to use. Players will receive instruction from experienced, professional coaches, with age appropriate drills in an approximate 10-1 player to coach ratio.

Splash into Summer Camp 2022 at the Newport Sea Base! Choose a quarter-day, half-day or full-day session with a wide-variety of classes from Sailing, Rowing, Kayaking to Woodworking, Oceanography, and Engineering. The natural environment of the Newport Sea Base offers unlimited opportunities for adventure on and off the water. Check out all the amazing ways your youth can get outdoors and experience the adventure at the Newport Sea Base with enhanced health and safety protocols.

Summer camp runs June 13 – August 19.  10 weeks of camp; limited classes will be offered in weeks 1 & 10.  To see the whole layout of Summer offerings, check out NewportSeaBase.org!

Newport Sea Base
1931 W Coast Hwy
Newport Beach, CA 92663

Young climbers will enjoy many seasonal themed games and climbing activities at Rockreation! Our professional camp instructors are experienced at teaching kids the basics of climbing techniques and skills in a fun, engaging way! Light snacks included, please pack a lunch. Camps run from 9am to 1pm and include a whole bunch of fun activities each season!

Rates: $399 per 5-day week, $99 for single day

Sessions: June 6 – 10 , June 13 – 17, June 20 – 24, June 27 – July 1, July 11 – 15, July 18 – 22, July 25 – 29, August 1 – 5, August 8 – 12, August 15 – 19

**Use code CLIMB22 for $25 off**

1300 Logan Avenue
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
[email protected]

Success 4 Hoopz has Summer Basketball Camps geared towards ultimate development and of course a FUN experience and Character Building for ALL AGES in a SMALL GROUP setting! For details on all of our camps throughout Orange County (Newport Beach, Irvine, & Tustin) visit our website.

**$40 off until 5-21-22!! What a great deal given 6 hours of pure enjoyment and Professional Skill Development.**

Success 4 Hoopz
[email protected]
Coach Kev 714-494-9865

Lions Basketball Camp at Vanguard University is for boys and girls ages 5-14 who are looking for an entirely unique atmosphere that transcends the typical camp experience. Our campers will not only be coached, trained, and molded into better basketball players through top notch skill instruction, but will also be taught and encouraged to develop positive character traits that will translate to everyday life.

Lions Basketball at Vanguard University
55 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Rhett Soliday 949-293-7379; [email protected]
Noel Larkins 714-883-5218; [email protected]


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