Laguna Beach Summer Camps at The Ranch at Laguna Beach offer youth-centric summer experiences designed to not only entertain, but educate and transform.
Junior Explorer

2019 Summer Camps

Our youth-centric summer experiences are designed to not only entertain, but educate and transform.
Souvenirs and lunch provided.



The Ranch at Laguna Beach, a National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World welcomes explorers for a nature immersion camp to explore, create and retreat!
WED- SAT 9am - 1pm Jun. 26 - Aug. 31


Venture to our historical Scout Camp, to meet Farmer Leo and a few feathery friends! We'll learn about planting, harvesting and composting in the garden. We create art to take home and round out our morning with games and lunch!

THURSDAY Plein Air Art

Campers design and craft nature journals and practice sketching in plein air! Creatives learn how about the artist influence in Laguna Beach and critique different kinds of art at the resort from living art to National Geographic photographs. We'll make it back just in time for lunch and a sandy game.

FRIDAY Canyon Creatures

Explorers take a nature hike and spot signs of wildlife in the canyon. Uncover animal tracks and make clay casts of our favorites to take home. The day's excursion will lead us back to property for camp lunch and more fun!

SATURDAY Birds of Prey

Campers are greeted with hawks and owls through an interactive class with OC Birds of Prey Center, we'll learn about raptors in the wild and their rehabilitation. Afterwards we play games and build structures for flight followed by lunch!

Registration: $40 per camper includes boxed lunch, Junior Explorer backpack, reusable water bottle, T-shirt and patches! Limited to the first 10 guests to sign up, must be 6-12 years old. Open to both resort and local guests. Resort guests can sign up at time of confirmed hotel reservation and local guests can sign up one week in advance of program date.


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