Located on beachfront property in beautiful Southern California, Academy by the Sea is an overnight summer camp that hosts a wide range of activities and programs for youth and teens from across the country and around the world. We offer academic summer camps, recreational summer camps, and unique leadership training programs.
We offer a highly dedicated international staff (representing over 26 countries worldwide), a variety of summer camp options, and a focus on development, which makes Academy by the Sea truly unique. Our summer programs for youth, instil pride and self-esteem, while developing good character, leadership abilities and responsibility.
Founded in 1995, Academy by the Sea's philosophy provides a pathway for participants to:
"I really look forward to giving our participants an experience that they will never forget. Our dynamic programs give everyone the opportunity to achieve their goals. I am excited to share our long history and traditions with all of our participants."
—Ken Weeks, Summer Program Director