In summertime, many parents enroll their children in local programs or send them to summer camp to help kids avoid boredom while having fun and keeping their brains engaged.
Once they are teenagers, they get summer jobs, which allows them to gain independence, earn money, and develop new skills.
Fortunately, local Catholic schools offer a variety of summer programs.
St. Catherine’s Academy offers academic and enrichment classes, athletics, leadership learning, and field trips. June 24, 2019 – July 9, 2019. Tuition starts at $1,725. Forms are online at https://www.stcatherinesacademy.org/summer/index. For information, call 714-772-1363 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saint John the Baptist Catholic School has Summer S.T.R.E.A.M. Academy from July 1-19. Cost is $325. Online applications are at www.sjbschool.net or in the office. For more, call 714-0557-5060 ext. 201 or email email@example.com.
St. Edward the Confessor Parish School has Vacation Bible School from June 24-June 28. Cost is $75. Register online at https://stedward.com/vacation-bible-school-vbs-registration/. For more, call 949-496-1307 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rosary Academy offers summer programs from June 10-August 2. Programs include math, science, leadership, ceramics, calligraphy, photography, baking, creative writing, computer design, softball, basketball, volleyball, tennis, dance, cheer, soccer, and water polo. Cost varies. Register online at https://www.rosaryacademy.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=416113&type=d&pREC_ID=909347. For information, call 714-879-6302 or email email@example.com
Sts. Simon and Jude School has Library Pass, Art and Reading Camp, Fit Camp, and Adventures in Writing Camp, as well as SonShine Summer, from June 17, 2019 – June 21, 2019. Cost ranges from $25 – $350. Register online at http://www.ssj.org/school/ or at the office. For more, call 714-794-1882 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Norbert Catholic School offers extended day care summer camp from June 10-August 9. For information, call 714-637-6822 or e-mail email@example.com.
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA
Santa Margarita Catholic High School has a variety of athletic programs, including high school and youth summer camps, from June 3-July 25. Cost varies by program. For youth camp, visit https://www.smhs.org/athletics/summer-camps. For high school camps, go to https://www.smhs.org/athletics/hs-summer-camps. For more, call 949-766-6065 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO
JSerra Catholic High School offers summer programs from July 8-July 12 for students entering grades 6-8. Lion Engage is a week-long, full-day program intended to expose students to high school. Cost is $350. Online registration is at https://jserra.org/lionengage. For information, call 949-493-9307 or e-mail email@example.com.
St. Joseph School has summer programs from June 24-July 26 in math and language arts, and summer camp with focus on sports, theater, Bible, and arts and crafts. Cost is $375. Register at the school or online at stjoesa.org. For more, call 714-542-2704 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mater Dei High School offers summer school and summer camps from June 1-August 9. Registration is online at www.materdei.org/summerschool. Summer camps are offered in sports, performing arts, and robotics and forensics. Cost ranges from $100-$500. Register online at www.materdeiathletics.org/camps. For information, call 714-754-7711 or email email@example.com.
Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac has a Successful Summer Learning program from June 24-July 26. Cost varies according to program. Register online at www.sjdlschool.com. For more, call 714-542-4271 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Francis of Assisi School offers a full-day summer school program from June 24-August 2. Register in person or via email. For information, call 714-695-3700 or email email@example.com.