Summer Adventure Camps

Great summers start here!

School’s out, Clubs are in! Our Summer Adventure Camps program allows campers ages 5-18 to experience a fun-filled, active summer in a safe environment with skilled staff to ensure a rewarding summer camp experience.

We offer flexible and affordable camp options: Summer Adventure Day Camps and/or the Summer Specialty Adventure Camps. Join us and play awesome games, make memories with new friends, and have a blast on field trips!

Each camp day Campers will participate in a variety of fun and engaging activities from our 4 core areas Arts & Crafts, Sports, Games, and Computers.

2024 Summer Program Guide COMING SOON!

Registration opens March 8th
OUR STAFF

Our staff is here to ensure your camper is having the ultimate summer camp experience and to help create memories that will last a lifetime. Our staff is CPR and first-aid certified, as well as drug-tested and background-checked. Each staff member is selected for his/her experience, expertise, and enthusiasm. These individuals are excited about the opportunity to teach our campers how to succeed in their activities.

FLEXIBILITY

Our programs are designed to allow maximum flexibility affording you the opportunity to tailor a camp schedule to specifically meet your family’s needs. Within each program, we have created a daily schedule allowing campers to participate in optional activities creating a fully customizable fun and rewarding summer. Parents who need assistance in planning a schedule are welcome to contact our Camps Coordinator.

Contact Info

Candace Gerlach

Program Director

cgerlach@bgcsandieguito.org

(858) 720-2180

camp@bgcsandieguito.org

Program Info

2024 SUMMER CAMP SEASON

June 3, 2024 – August 7, 2024*
All Camps Closed June 19, July 4, and July 5
Type of Camp
Ages Served
Hours
Day Camps
Ages 5-12
7:30am-5:30pm
Jr. Adventure Camps
Ages 5-7
AM: 9:30am-12pm
PM: 12:30-3:00pm
Adventure Camps
Ages 8-12
AM: 9:00-11:30am
PM: 12:30-3:00pm
Full Day: 9:30am-3:00pm
Camp & Swim
Ages 5-12
9:00am-3:00pm
Teen Camps
Ages 12-14
9:30am-3:30pm
Leaders In Training (LIT) Program
Ages 13-15

*must be accepted into the program prior to registering

9:00am-3:30pm
Volunteers
Ages 16+

*must be cleared to volunteer and have a shift assignment

Volunteers must be able to make a commitment of one week at a time and in 3-hour shifts.

Early drop off and late pick up available: 7:30am-9am and/or 3pm-5:30pm
Transportation also available. Please see our summer program guide for more information.

HOW TO REGISTER

Note, Aquatics Summer Swim Lessons has a separate registration system from Summer Adventure Camps. Please visit the link above for more info and to register.

Registration for Summer Adventure Camps is easy!

Registration is 100% online for Summer Adventure Camps. Our Parent Dashboard allows you to easily enroll your camper, make any necessary changes to your campers profile, add camps, complete all forms online, and view or print statements when needed. Whether you are registering your camper for the first time, returning to our camps program, or would like more information, our Parent Dashboard will provide you with your camp registration needs. *Camp fees must be paid at time of registration in order to secure your spot in a particular camp.

NEW CAMPERS

If you are new to Adventure Camps, click on New Camper Enrollment Form and begin the registration process.

RETURNING CAMPERS

If you are a returning Parent/Camper, click on the Parent Dashboard and have your log-in and password info ready. Your log-in is your email address, if you have forgotten your password you can reset it or call the Camp Office and we can reset it for you.

AFTER YOU ENROLL

After enrollment for any Adventure Camp you will receive our “Parent Information Packet” with everything you need to know. The camp package includes all camp activities at the camp site, a camp t-shirt, and Basic Field Trips. All other activities may be added a la carte. Please see page 8 of the summer brochure for more details.

* Please note that your camper must be registered prior to the start of camp. If you need assistance please contact the Camp Office (858) 720-2180 or stop by one of our branches and we can assist you further.

If you are having any issues registering, please call (858) 720-2180 or email camp@bgcsandieguito.org.

Parent Resources

Please read through parent packet and FAQ sheet below to learn more about the safety protocols we have put in place as well as how camps will be structured, pricing, expectations, and more.

Parent Packet
FAQ

Want More Info?

If you would like to request more information about our Adventure Camps program, please click button below.

>> Request More Information

Credit/Refund Policy

Upon registration, participants assume responsibility for their attendance. Camp days are non-transferable and cannot be credited towards other Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito programs. All requests must be approved by the Camp Director. We are happy to consider requests based on the following merits found via the link below.

Refund / Credit Request Form

Discounts

MILITARY DISCOUNT

Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito offers a 10% military discount on camp fees. Please contact the camp office for more information. You will be requested to show military documentation to receive discount and complete registration. Military discount cannot be combined with any other discounts offered.

LEADERS IN TRAINING (LIT)

Ages 13-15

The LIT program gives our older members an opportunity to participate in our camps program in a more helpful role. What’s great about our LIT program is not only do our members get the chance to work with campers and share their passion and interests, but they also get the hands on experience of working side by side our wonderful team of staff. All of our LIT’s also have the opportunity to use their LIT hours 9am-3:30pm as community service hours to fulfill any graduation requirements.

Program Fee

$130 per week during our Summer Adventure Camps season

To Apply

Download and fill out the LIT application and email it to the Camp Director, Candace Calero at cgerlach@bgcsandieguito.org.

Candidates will be contacted to set up an interview with a Summer Camps Site Supervisor. All candidates must be interviewed and accepted into the LIT program prior to registering.

*LIT candidates may request a camp location/specialty camp to participate at. Requests must be approved by Camp Director prior to participation. Transportation is not provided and hours of operation may vary by location.

SUMMER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Interested volunteers must attend a Volunteer Information Session (held via Zoom) and then applications must be submitted two weeks (14 days) prior to the week(s) you wish to volunteer. Sign up here.

Volunteers must:

  • Be 16 years or older
  • Submit a complete volunteer application packet including background check
  • Make a minimum commitment for one full week (one shift for 4-5 consecutive days, depending on holiday weeks) OR at least one shift for three weeks
  • Complete online training modules (approximately 2 hours)
  • Complete Live Scan fingerprinting done at own expense

Financial Assistance

Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito never turns a child away. We are committed to providing safe, inclusive, high-quality, and affordable programming for all families. Financial assistance is available to those who may be unable to afford the programs offered at a fee. Assistance is program-specific and on a limited basis. All financial aid paperwork is kept confidential and must be filled out completely and turned in at least 5-7 business days prior to the program start date to allow for processing.

ADDITIONAL SUMMER PROGRAM OPPORTUNITIES

Our specialty programs offer summer camp experiences as well! Registration for our specialty program camps are separate from Adventure Camps. Please click on a logo below to go to their registration platforms.

SWIM LESSONS