6 Oct · Tom Horner · No Comments

Take a Tour of Catalina Island Camps: A Summer Camp in California

Take a Tour of Catalina Island Camps Summer Camp in California   It can be hard to picture your kid away from home at overnight summer camp in California. Catalina Island Camps has made it a lot easier for parents with our virtual tour of our camp located at Howlands Landing on Catalina Island, California. …

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26 Sep · Tom Horner · No Comments

Do You Speak Overnight Summer Camp?

Your kids are off to California overnight summer camp at Catalina Island Camps. Their world, and their vocabulary is about to change! Forget about LOL and BRB. Camp lingo is all about real life experiences. Learn to speak overnight summer camp! Here’s just a few of the terms you’ll hear your kid talk about after coming …

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30 Jun · Tom Horner · No Comments

10 Essential Items for Summer Camp by the Ocean

What do you need to pack for summer camp by the ocean? Here’s our go to list!   Lots and lots of sunscreen. The best type of sunscreen to buy is the type your child will use, and can use independently. Spray on, long lasting sunscreen are a parent/kid favorite. Look for non-sticky, sand and …

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2 Jun · Tom Horner · No Comments

5 Reasons Kids Thank You for Summer Camp on Catalina Island

You made the big decision to send your kids to Summer Camp on Catalina Island. Congratulations! Choosing the right kids summer camp can seem like an overwhelming task! There’s such a variety of camp types out there. There’s no one “perfect” camp for every single kid but Catalina Island Camps give kids (and parents) a …

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2 Jun · Tom Horner · No Comments

10 Amazing Ways Kids Benefit from Summer Camp by the Ocean

The opportunity to attend summer camp is awesome, but not all summer camps are created equal. Summer camp by the ocean have an edge! Kids can naturally learn so much from attending a camp in an ocean environment, and grow in ways that simply cannot be experienced in a land locked camp. Here are some …

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2 Jun · Tom Horner · No Comments

Surprise! Overnight Summer Camp is Good for Parents Too!

Dozens of papers have been written about the benefits of overnight summer camp for kids. You’re probably looking forward to your kids acquiring important life & leadership skills like problem solving, out of the box creativity and teamwork. Maybe you are looking forward to them having a little screen-time detox too. It can be difficult …

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21 Aug · Tom Horner · No Comments

Parenting Expert Debi Gilboa trains CIC Staff!

(this note was written shortly after staff training when the first campers were at camp) Hi CIC Families! My name is Debi Gilboa, and I met the entire amazing staff of CIC during their Camp Staff Training in June. Tom and Maria invited me to their beautiful island retreat to talk about how kids and …

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21 Mar · Tom Horner · No Comments

From Camp to IKOS!

Mina is a Park City High School Senior. She was a CIC camper for nine years, including two-weeks as a Camper in Leadership Training in 2012. In 2013 she was a Counselor in Training. She is returning in 2014 as a Counselor in Training II. Today, she shares with us a story we find fascinating and …

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Mainland Office for all programs

  Phone: 626-296-4040

  Fax: 626-794-1401

  Catalina Island Camps
707 W Woodbury Rd Unit F Altadena CA 91001


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