Sports — Summer Camp 2017

Buff Platt Golf Camps
Junior golfers looking for more playing experience with a desire to improve and compete will benefit from this camp. Instructors create a fun and positive atmosphere to develop the player skill set, including putting, short game, and ball striking. Campers play nine holes every day and learn game management and golf etiquette.
Ages 8-14. Mon.-Fri., June 12-Aug. 11, 8am-noon. $225-$250/week, $200/week for three or more weeks. Twin Lakes Golf Course, 6034 Hollister Ave., Goleta. Call 570-9853.

Cate Sports Academy
Bring your child to the next level of sports. Located on a mesa overlooking the Pacific Ocean, CSA offers tennis, basketball, water polo, swimming, boys’ and girls’ lacrosse, volleyball, softball, swimming, baseball, and outdoor adventure, which are all led by experienced coaches and instructors. Half-day, full-day, extended-day, and overnight options are available.
Grades 3-11. July 10-Aug. 4, various times. $295-$995/week. Cate School, 1960 Cate Mesa Rd., Carpinteria. Call 684-4127 x134.

Dunn Aquatics
The Dunn School Summer Aquatics program has something for the whole family: swim lessons, Splashball camp, lifeguard training, and the popular family pool pass!
All ages. Times and cost vary by program. Dunn School, 2555 W. Hwy. 154, Los Olivos. Call 686-0647.

Dunn School Baseball Camp
Young players join other aspiring baseball stars to learn the basics and work on advanced skills in hitting, pitching, running, and fielding from college and professional instructors on a pristine, new baseball field and practice facility.
Ages 9-18. Mon.-Wed., July 17-19, 8am-2pm. $300. Dunn School, 2555 W. Hwy. 154, Los Olivos. Call 688-6471.

FCB Escola Soccer Camp
Learn the unique Barça methodology. Train with official FC Barcelona coaches. Improve your technical and tactical skills.
Ages 6-18. Mon-Fri., July 10-14, 9am-3pm. $545/camp. UCSB. Call (704) 345-7482 or email

Gauchos Girls Water Polo Camp
The Gauchos Girls Water Polo Camp (GGWPC) is coached by experienced female athletes and coaches to ensure the best instruction for female athletes of the sport. The GGWPC teaches girls how to train, fuel their bodies, and make their water polo goals a reality.
Grades 6-12. Wed.-Sat., June 28-July 1. $455/day camp, $635/overnight. UCSB Campus Pool. Call 720-5171.

Girls Inc. of S.B. Gymnastics Camp
Girls Inc.’s fun-filled, weekly themed gymnastics camp is led by certified instructors and features skill instruction, obstacle courses, games, and a showcase performance each week! No gymnastics experience is necessary. Great for girls and boys, and beginner and intermediate gymnasts.
Ages 5-12. Mon.-Fri., June 12-Aug. 18, 9am-3:30pm. $220/week. Extended-care option available. Ask about Mini Camp for 3- to 4-year-olds. Girls Inc. Gymnastics, 531 E. Ortega St. Call 963-4492.

Hendry’s Beach Junior Lifeguards
This fun and educational program provides children with instruction in lifesaving, rescue techniques, water safety, first aid, CPR, marine ecology, the environment, and marine life from S.B. County Lifeguards. Activities include paddling, surfing, bodysurfing, running, swimming, watersports, and beach games. Tryouts are April 24 and May 22. Enrollment is limited!
Ages 8-17. Mon.-Fri., June 19-July 7 and July 17-Aug. 4 , 9:30am-2pm. $285/three-week session. Hendry’s Beach. Call 729-5028 or email

Hockey Summer Camp
Develop your ice hockey skills at the new state-of-the-art ice arena! Kids split into skill groups for on-ice and off-ice training, outdoor time, and chalk talk. Morning ice is on the NHL Rink, and afternoon ice is on the Studio Rink. Skating experience and full hockey gear are required.
Ages 5-17, Mon.-Fri., Jun. 19-23, 8am-4pm. $495 full camp/$125 daily drop-in. Optional lunch and late pickup available. Ice in Paradise, 6985 Santa Felicia Dr., Goleta. Call 879-1550 or email

Ice Skating Camp
Ice Skate at the coolest place in town! No skating experience is required, and all levels are welcome. There are group classes, open practice, off-ice training, games, indoor and outdoor activities, and catered lunches.
Ages 6-14. Mon.-Fri., Jun. 12-16 and Aug. 7-11, 8:30am-4pm. $395/week. Ice in Paradise, 6985 Santa Felicia Dr., Goleta. Call 879-1550 or email

Joga Futsal S.B. Camp and Clinics
Futsal is a form of soccer played indoors that helps players to develop 1 v. 1 skills, proper technique, ball control, and constant quick movement of the ball.
Ages 5-17. Mon.-Fri.; June 19-23, June 26-30, July 3-7, and July 31-Aug. 4; 9am-1pm. $165-$200/camp. Page Youth Ctr., 4540 Hollister Ave., and Bishop Garcia Diego High School, 4000 La Colina Rd. Email

Kids Bowl Free: Zodo’s Bowling & Beyond
Enrolled kids will bowl the long summer days away with two free games of bowling every day.
Ages 17 and younger. Daily, May 30-Sept. 1, 8:30am-4:30pm. Free. Zodo’s Bowling & Beyond, 5925 Calle Real, Goleta. Call 967-0128.

Kids’ Summer Camp at Bacara Resort & Spa
Join S.B.’s top tennis pros for a fun-filled tennis camp at the Bacara. Camps include professional instruction at the resort’s signature Har-Tru clay tennis courts, located seaside. A snack and beverage are included daily.
Ages 6-16. Mon.-Fri.; June 12-16, June 19-23, June 26-30, and July 10-14; 1:15-4pm. $300/week, $70/day. Bacara Resort & Spa, 8301 Hollister Ave., Goleta. Call (855) 383-4963.

Learn-to-Sail Summer Camp
The Santa Barbara Youth Sailing Foundation is a nonprofit that develops, through the sport of sailing, attributes of self-reliance, responsibility, teamwork, and sportsmanship with a constant awareness of safety.
Ages 8-17, June 12-Aug. 18, 9am-noon or 1-4:30pm. $375/two-week session, $1,125/all five sessions. Call 965-4603.

Next Level Sports Camp
Get your kids out of the house and off their phones this summer with S.B.’s premier summer sports camp for boys and girls! Campers can play baseball, basketball, football, soccer, and volleyball while learning from the best area college, high school, and club coaches. Register online today!
Ages 5-14. Mon.-Fri., July 17-21. Half day: 9am-noon or 12:30-4pm; full day: 9am-4pm. $190-$355/week. Sibling discount available. Next Level Sports Camp, 4000 La Colina Rd.

Nike Soccer Academy California
The Soccer Academy has been training youth players for 44 years in Southern California. The Academy offers a unique program of instruction that develops each camper’s skills and tactical awareness.
Sun.-Fri. WEEK 1: Ages 8-13. July 16-21, 8:30am-4:30pm. $405-$715; WEEK 2: Ages 8-13. July 23-28, 8:30am-4:30pm. $405-$715; WEEK 3: Advanced Session. Ages 14-17. July 30-Aug. 4, 8:30am-4:30pm. $405-$715. Extended day and overnight available for all camps. Cate School, 1960 Cate Mesa Rd., Carpinteria. Call (800) 645-3226.

Nike Vogelsinger Soccer Academy
Celebrating its 52nd year, this camp consists of professional staff and master teachers from all over the world. Campers will learn technical skills and tactical concepts from top-notch coaches. Become a better player and a better person, as you will learn how to work toward the goals that you set for yourself.
Sun.-Sat. ALL-STAR 1: Ages 9-18. June 18-24, 8:30am-4:30pm. $705-$1,120. MINI-ACADEMY 1: June 18-July 1, 8:30am-8:30pm. $2,040-$2,465; ACADEMY: June 18-July 8, 8:30am-8:30pm. $3,020-$3,510. ALL-STAR 2: June 25-July 1, 8:30am-4:30pm. $705-$1,120; MINI-ACADEMY 2: June 25-July 8, 8:30am-8:30pm. $2,040-$2,465. ALL-STAR 3: July 2-8, 8:30am-4:30pm. $7,105-$1,120. Extended day and overnight available for all camps. UCSB. Call (800) 645-3226.

Ocean Adventures by A-Frame Surf
Campers will learn about the ocean from hands-on experience in a safe and fun environment with the goal of teaching the kids respect for the ocean through activities such as surfing, stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking, beach games, arts and crafts, and more. Snacks and a hot lunch are included. Lifeguard, CPR, and first aid are on-site.
Ages 5-13. Mon.-Fri., June 5-Aug. 25, 9am-3pm. $90/day, $325/week. Western end of Santa Claus Ln. Beach, Carpinteria. Call 684-8803.

one. Soccer Schools Summer Camps
Known for its challenging curriculum and dedicated coaches, one. Soccer Schools offers day and residential camps. Day programs include Field Player Premier for focused training; Goalkeeper Premier, specific to goalkeeping; Juniors, teaching core skills; and Jett, for the youngest players. Five-, 10-, and 15-day overnight camps train players with aspirations of playing at the highest club or collegiate level.
FIELD PLAYER PREMIER AND GOALKEEPER PREMIER: Ages 10-18. Mon.-Fri., June 19-23 and July 24-28, various times. $239-$399/week. JUNIORS: Ages 6-9. Mon.-Fri., June 19-23 and July 24-28, 8:30am-12:30pm. $239-$279/week. JETT: Ages 3-5. Mon.-Fri., June 19-23 and July 24-28, various times. $135. San Marcos High School, 4750 Hollister Ave. RESIDENTIAL FIVE-DAY CAMPS: Ages 10-18. June 18-22, June 23-27, and June 28-July 2. $769-$839. RESIDENTIAL 10-DAY CAMPS: Ages 10-18. June 18-27 and June 23-July 2, $1,649-$1,899. RESIDENTIAL 15-DAY CAMPS: Ages 10-18. June 18-July 2, $2,499-$2,699. Cate School, 1960 Cate Mesa Rd., Carpinteria. Call 845-6801.

Page Youth Center Summer Camps
Page Youth Center will offer different coed camps for this summer.
Mon.-Fri. COED BASKETBALL CAMP: Grades 1-4: July 10-14, 9am-noon. Grades 5-8: July 17-21, 9am-noon; COED INDOOR SOCCER CAMP: Grades 1-8. July 24-28, 9am-noon. $100/week. Page Youth Ctr., 4540 Hollister Ave. Call 967-8778.

Refugio Junior Lifeguards
Become a Refugio Jr. Lifeguard this summer. Learn how to be safe in the ocean, what to do in an emergency, how to protect the environment, and more. Explore nature, get in great shape, and make new friends!
Ages 7-17. Mon.-Fri., June 26-July 21, 10am-3pm. $299/child. Refugio State Beach, Goleta. Call 331-8018.

Santa Barbara 805 Water Polo Club
Join one of the top water polo programs in the country that offers athletes of all experience levels the opportunity to learn from and play with some of the best. With a wide range of athletes, there is room and a spot for all who are interested!
Ages 5-18. Mon.-Fri., June 5-July 21, various times. $195-$495. San Marcos High School, 4750 Hollister Ave., S.B. High School, 700 E. Anapamu St., and Dos Pueblos High School, 7266 Alameda Ave., Goleta. Email or

SBBIKE Cycling Camp
Go green, and safely experience the freedom of having a set of wheels. Learn bike skills, how to choose a route, fix a flat, and perform basic bike mechanics while you navigate neighborhood streets. Bring a bicycle in working condition and a helmet, and be ready to have fun!
Ages 10-14. Mon.-Fri.,9am-noon. June 12-16: Goleta Valley Junior High School, 6100 Stow Canyon Rd., Goleta, and Carpinteria Middle School, 5351 Carpinteria Ave., Carpinteria. June 19-23: S.B. Junior High, 721 E. Cota St. $50/week. Call 699-6301.

S.B. Foresters Baseball Camp
Play ball! The six-time national champion Foresters put on the best baseball camp in town, with the team’s players acting as counselors. Learn baseball skills, play games, and have fun! The camp fee includes free admission for campers to Foresters games all summer! ’Ster it up with the best in the land!
Ages 7-12. Mon.-Fri.; June 19-23, July 10-14, and July 17-21; 9am-2pm. $225/week; discounts for multiple camps or campers. Bishop Garcia Diego High School, 4000 La Colina Rd. Call 684-0657.

S.B. Lacrosse Camp
This camp is a fun way for boys and girls to try a new sport or improve lacrosse skills in a positive environment. Camp is coached by college coaches and players.
Grades 7-12. Mon.-Thu., July 10-13. Extended-day or night schedule available. $425/day camp, $565/overnight camp. UCSB. Call 636-6772.

S.B. Rock Gym
Camps will provide kids with basic climbing skills, teach the importance of teamwork and community, and provide teens with rope skills and climbing techniques for S.B.’s best outdoor rock climbs. Members get a 10 percent discount.
KIDS CLIMBING CAMP: Ages 5-9. Mon.-Fri., beginning June 19, 9am-noon. $250/week. S.B. Rock Gym, 322 State St. TEEN ROCKS – GYM TO CRAG: Ages 10-15. 9am-4pm. Mon.-Fri., beginning June 19. $400/week. S.B. Rock Gym and outdoor rock climbs, including Lizard’s Mouth, Gibraltar Rock, and San Ysidro. ADVANCED CLIMBERS CAMP: Ages 10-15. Mon-Fri. Contact S.B. Rock Gym for dates. $450/week. S.B. Rock Gym and outdoor rock climbs, including Lizard’s Mouth, Gibraltar Rock, and San Ysidro. Call 770-3225.

S.B. Sailing Center Youth Kayak/Stand-Up Paddleboard Camp
Campers choose each day between an Ocean Kayak Scrambler or a YOLO stand-up paddleboard as they learn basic paddling techniques, exercise, and play fun games along our majestic coastline.
Ages 7-15. Mon.-Fri., June 12-Aug. 25, 8:30am-12:30pm. $205/week (members), $245/week (nonmembers). S.B. Sailing Ctr., between public boat launch ramp and Marina 4. Call 962-2826 or email

S.B. Sailing Center Youth Sailing Camp
With an emphasis on safety and fun, this popular camp teaches nautical terminology, knots, rules of the road, tacking, jibing, sail trim, and points of sail.
Ages 7-15. Mon.-Fri., June 12-Aug. 25, 1-5pm. $205/week (members), $245/week (nonmembers). S.B. Sailing Ctr., between public boat launch ramp and Marina 4. Call 962-2826 or email

S.B. Sports Camp: Softball
Campers will play, improve, and grow their skills with coaches and current and former college players. Young players in the Youth Academy will work on fundamental technical skills while campers in the Advanced Showcase will learn advanced techniques to improve their game.
Youth Academy: grades 2-7. Advanced Showcase: grades 8-12. Mon.-Thu., June 19-22. Check-in: Mon., June 19, 1pm; check-out: Thu., June 22, 11am. $545-$685. Campus Diamond, UCSB. Call 252-5100.

S.B. Surf Adventures Camp
The long, rolling waves at Leadbetter Beach make this camp great for beginners. Each camper receives a camp T-shirt, gift bag, and raffle prizes. Soft boards and wetsuits are provided. Lunch is provided at Shoreline Café.
Ages 8+. Mon.-Fri., June 12-Aug. 18, 9am-3pm. $62/day, $310/week, $240/additional weeks. Leadbetter Beach. Call 963-1281.

S.B. Tennis Club Junior Tennis & Swim Camp
All levels of players will learn the awesome sport of tennis in a fun and exciting way. Campers will improve their strokes and strategies with daily instruction from top S.B. pros. Modern technique is taught, fun games are played, prizes are given, and there’s even pizza on Fridays! Advanced players will be challenged playing singles and doubles matches and can come to the high-performance clinic after camp if approved by Hugh Stratman.
Ages 5-16. Mon.-Fri.; June 12-Aug. 18 (no camp July 3-14); 9am-noon, noon-3pm, or 9am-3pm. $220-$420/week. S.B. Tennis Club, 2375 Foothill Rd. Call 680-4941 or email

S.B. Youth Lacrosse Camp
This camp is a fun way for boys and girls to try a new sport or improve lacrosse skills in a positive environment. Camp is coached by high school and college coaches. Camp includes swimming pool time and lunch.
Grades 3-6. Mon.-Thu., July 10-13. $245/day camp. UCSB. Call 636-6772.

Sol Soccer Free Spring Clinic
Girls play fun and age-appropriate soccer games, participate in team-building activities, and actively participate in healthy competition. Each session is led by experienced, friendly, and certified soccer coaches. This is a great opportunity to meet the coaches and experience the club.
Ages: born in 2008 and older. Mon.-Thu., Apr. 24-27. 4:30-6:30pm. Free. La Colina Jr. High School, 4025 Foothill Rd. Call 570-0270 or email

Sports @ Laguna
Sports @ Laguna is an action-packed summer program designed to get campers moving! Each day, campers will participate in a variety of sports and activities at their beautiful Hope Ranch campus. The experienced staff will provide instruction in sports fundamentals and sportsmanship, but the main goal is to have fun!
Ages 9-13. Mon-Fri., June 19-23 and 26-30, 8:30am-2:30pm. $275/week. Laguna Blanca School, 4125 Paloma Dr. Call 403-4087.

Surf Happens Surf Camps
The original beach camp at Santa Claus Lane teaches the fundamentals of surfing and the history of the sport while encouraging the rewards of self-discipline, commitment, and teamwork. Other activities include dodgeball, paddle races, custom hat designing, and beach cleanups. All instructors are CPR certified and trained in ocean-specific safety and first aid. Scholarships, intermediate-elite travel camp, and single/half-day rates are available.
Ages 4-17. Mon.-Fri., June 5-Aug. 25. Full day: 9am-3pm. $350-$400/week (extra $200 for ages 6 and younger). South side of Santa Claus Ln. Beach, Carpinteria. Call 966-3613.

Tennis and Specialized AthleticTraining Summer Camp
Learn to play like a pro this summer in their one-of-a-kind junior tennis camp combining tennis and specialized athletic training. Build confidence on and off court, and improve fundamental athletic skills, coordination, running techniques, strength, and much more.
Ages 6-18. Weeklong sessions, Mon.-Fri., June 12-Aug.13. Half day: 9am-noon; full day: 9am-2:30pm. Half-day: $200/week (members), $250/nonmembers; full day: $300/week (members), $350/nonmembers. Cathedral Oaks Athletic Club, 5800 Cathedral Oaks Rd., Goleta. Call 964-7762.

Trek and Splash
Summer is all about running around on nature’s glorious playground. What better place to frolic and explore than on the mountains and beaches that Santa Barbara offers? During this week long camp, kids will be introduced to basic wilderness safety techniques through a certified EMT, who will also guide the group on a few of SB’s most treasured front-country hikes. A few of the afternoons will be spent learning and playing beach volleyball, boogie-boarding, swimming, and soaking in the sun. This week will be packed with energy, opportunities for new friendships, exploration, learning, a few surprises, and overall, kicking off summer with a shebang!
Ages 8-13 . Mon.-Fri., 8am-12pm. June 19-23, July 3-7, and July 17-21. $150/week. Trek and Splash. For more information please contact Shannon: (805) 319-2619 or

UCSB Jr. Lifeguards
Participate in a program that will improve self-esteem, teamwork, physical fitness, first aid/ocean safety skills, and environmental awareness ​— ​and a program that’s just plain fun.
Two four-week sessions. Tryout dates: Apr. 29 and May 21 at 2pm, June 2 at noon. Ages 8-17. Mon.-Fri., June 26-July 21 and July 24-Aug. 17, 8:30am-12:30pm. $365/session, $585/both sessions. Campus Point, Goleta Beach, and Rec Ctr., UCSB. Call 893-3913 or email

UCSB Summer Swim Lessons
Private and group lessons are offered.
Ages 3+. Registration opens April 19. Sessions begin June 19. $75-$180/lesson. Call 893-2501 or email

UCSB Surf & Kayak Camp
Learn to surf, kayak, and stand-up paddle. Campers will enjoy one of the best beaches, offering a fantastic surf break for beginner and intermediate surfers. Don’t want to surf? Explore past the surf zone on a paddleboard, or kayak, frolic in the waves on a boogie board, or just hang out. All instructors are certified lifeguards.
Ages 9-15. Mon.-Fri., nine one-week sessions running June 19-Aug. 18, 1-5pm, $115/week. Campus Point, UCSB. Call 893-3913 or email

UCSB Swim Tune-Up Clinic
In anticipation of upcoming summer aquatic activities, such as junior lifeguards, swim lessons, surfing and kayaking, ocean sports and pool activities, summer swim leagues, or various camps, join the youth Swim Tune-Up Clinic ​— ​a fun way to splash back into aquatic activities.
All ages. Sun., Apr. 23-May 21, 2:45-3:20pm. $50/session. UCSB Rec Ctr. Call 893-2501 or email

USSD Kempo Karate Camp
Campers will be engaged with a morning routine of fundamental martial arts practice, combined with meditation, sparring, and self-defense techniques. Daily excursions may include trips to S.B. Zoo, S.B. Museum of Natural History, archery, and Carpinteria State Beach, as well as other crafts and activities.
Ages 5-14. Mon-Fri.; June 19-23, June 26-30, July 10-14, July 17-21, July 31-Aug. 4, and Aug. 7-11; 9am-3pm. $299/week, $249/week if registered by May 2. United Studios of Self Defense, 933 Linden Ave., Carpinteria. Call 318-1060 or email

Water Polo Summer Camp at Santa Barbara HS
Water polo players of all levels, from newbie to experienced, are invited to participate in Water Polo Summer Camp at Santa Barbara High School. Led by Mark Walsh, head coach for SBHS, participants will have the opportunity to refine their skills and gain playing experience through weekly scrimmages with surrounding teams.
Grades 7-12. Mon.-Fri., June 12-July 14, various times. $250/five weeks. S.B. High School Aquatics Booster Club, 700 E. Anapamu St. Email

Westmont Summer Sports Day Camps
Westmont College is offering 15 sports camps this summer! Directed by mostly Westmont varsity coaches, campers will be taught basic sport skills as well as how to excel at a sport they already have an interest in, including baseball, basketball, tennis, volleyball, archery, cheer, dance, soccer, track, and more.
Ages 5-13. Mon.-Fri., June 19-July 28. Full day: 9am-3pm, half day: 9m. Extended care available. Full day: $250/week, half day: $200/week. Westmont College, 955 La Paz Rd. Call 565-6110.

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