Summer Camps

Cal Lutheran summer campus are sponsored by the University as well as outside organizations. Please contact the outside organizations directly for more information and reservations. Please check back in May and early June as more camps may be added!


Day Camps

    A traditional day camp for ages 5 to 13, activities include sports, swimming, marine science, computer lab, fossil digs, hiking, archery, arts and crafts, rock wall, theme days and extended care hours from 7:30am to 5:45 p.m. 805-375-2267
  • Camp Helping Hands
    A multi-week camp that provides fun and educational service-learning opportunities within your community. Each summer program has a theme and each week of programming supports that theme.


  • Climb the ladder of Success: A Study Skills Camp for Middle School Students (5th-8th graders)  

     Students will develop time management and organizational skills to achieve greater success in the classroom. Skills learned include note taking, test taking and Google Apps for Education. August 7-10.  9 am  to 11:30 am. 805 493-3705.

  • Finding Your Voice: Read, Write and Speak Argument and Debate in the Common Core. For grades 6-8. July 30-August 2.  8:30 am-12 noon. Register online. Contact: Lydia Chung @

  • High School Philosophy Academy 
    June 18-22 (M-F). 9 am-12:30 pm. Open to Ventura and LA County high school students. A free, week-long academy for students who are interested in philosophy and engaging in philosophical discussions. The theme this year is Ethics!  Apply online by May 25. Limited enrollment. Contact: Dr. Brian Collins @ or phone (715) 222-9114.

  • iD Tech Camps – America's #1 Tech Camp
    iD Tech Camps, held at Cal Lutheran, is the World's #1 summer tech camp for ages 7-17. Students develop apps, create video games, program in C++ and Java, build robots, and more.  This summer, your student can code a mobile app., design their own video game, produce a viral video or discover the secrets of AI. Whatever their passion, iD Tech Camps offers an expansive lineup of courses to kick-start their future in tech. In each weeklong, 9 AM - 5 PM session, your child will explore a prestigious campus, create an impressive project, and build skills that last long after summer. 

  • Multiliteracy Youth Writing Camp (Note: N/A in July 2018. May return in July 2019)


  • Kingsmen Summer Theater Camps
    The Cal Lutheran Drama Department hosts Camp Shakespeare for students between the ages of 8 and 16 years. High school and college students who are eligible for the Apprentice Program have an opportunity to work with the Kingsmen professional company and perform in the Shakespeare Festival.


Cal Lutheran Camps
  • CLU Sports Camps
    Cal Lu sponsored camps for both elite high school athletes and youth players are led by Cal Lutheran coaches, staffed by current collegiate players and held at our state-of-the-art complex. Sports include  football, soccer, volleyball, tennis and  basketball. 
Sponsored Camps
  • Lu Dog Basketball (no longer active.) Now offering: Cal Lutheran Youth Basketball Camp
    Boys and girls, ages 5 to 13 learn the fundamentals of ball handling, passing, shooting, offense and defense through instruction and games. Staffed by Cal Lutheran coaches.
  • Lu-Dawg Baseball
    Boys and girls, ages 6 to14, learn baseball fundamentals and techniques through personal instruction and games. Staffed by Cal Lutheran coaches and collegiate players.
Other Camps
  • Please see the 2018 summer camp list above for the many groups hosting an overnight or day camp, clinics, classes and academies on our campus.