Summer Camps

1926102_10203323843719857_1144525606_oIf your child or teen loves nature, exploring farms, creeks and woods, cooking, surfing, observing the world around them, creating with their hands and outdoor living, then they will love Earthroots Summer Camp. 



2018 Summer Camp Dates Coming Soon

Listed below are the camps offered Summer 2017

Primitive Skills Camp

June 20-22, 2017
ages 6 and up

We will adventure together learning about various local ecosystems and rediscovering ancient ways of living: identifying plants and animals, building shelter, primitive hunting techniques, outdoor cooking and natural crafts. Participants should bring a healthy lunch, snacks and water. Class meets in a different location each day so children can experience different ecosystems.
$200/child; $190/sibling
Location: Salt Creek Beach, Riley Wilderness Park and Caspers Regional Park
Includes all materials, participants bring their own lunch & water in a sturdy backpack. Led by Kat Cobb and Rachel Kimball


Fairy Garden Camp

June 26-28, 2017
Ages 3-7

Explore nature and the magic that it holds: plant and animal identification, building fairy houses, and creating wondrous nature based crafts. Participants should bring a healthy lunch, snacks and water.
$200/child; $190/sibling
Location: Laguna Hills, private residence
Led by Kat Cobb and Rachel Kimball


Family Campout at Mt. Laguna

July 7-9, 2017
All ages

Fun for the whole family, seasoned campers and beginners alike! Join us in San Diego County, for a rich nature connection weekend experience. Follow this link for details.


DIY Craft Camp

July 11-13, 2017
Ages 5-12 (max participants 12)

Discover what fun it is to re-purpose ordinary household items and containers to make several DIY crafts. Campers will go on guided nature walks and craft it up in the shade. Projects to bring home include Wind Chimes, a Drum, Campfire Starter, a Journal, a Twig Pencil and a Can Lantern that they make themselves.
$200/child; $190/sibling
O’Neill Regional Park
Led by Rachel Kimball and Raz Allen

DIY Nature Jewelry

July 15, 2017
Ages 6 and up, Teens and Families welcome! (max participants 12)

Learn how to construct jewelry from the beautiful materials found within nature. There will be a guided wander to identify plants used to make jewelry, then kids and families will construct bracelets, necklaces, key chains and more. Give your crafts as a gift or keep and wear your beautiful creations.  Nature items will be provided, just bring your imagination!
$55/child; $50/sibling
O’Neill Regional Park
Led by Rachel Kimball and Raz Allen


Native Plants and Herbs for Your Health

August 19, 2017
Teens and Adults

Bring your family for a fun filled day in nature learning to identify and utilize native plants for natural self care. Participants will be making natural insect repellant, healing salve, lip balm and calming spray. Participants should bring a healthy picnic style lunch, snacks and water. Children ages 5-12 will be engaged in a separate youth program with games, activities and wanders, in addition to making herbal remedies and hearing plant stories.
$70/person **
Caspers Park (Old Corral Area)
**Younger family members ages 5-12 may participate in our youth program offered during this class for $55 per child
Led by Kat Cobb, Rachel Kimball and Lylah Jarvis

To Register for any Earthroots Camp:

Please submit one Enrollment Form per family and one Medical Release Form per participant and payment to:

Earthroots Field School
PO Box 504
Trabuco Canyon, CA 92688

Or email to:

Payment may be mailed to address above or sent via paypal to

Registration and payment must be received in advance.  Space is limited.  Enroll early!

Your registration is complete only when we have received Payment and Forms in our office. Registration is due at least one week in advance of class. Late registration may be accepted if space is available with an additional fee of $25 up to 2 business days before class.

All camps require minimum participant enrollment to run. Camps that do not meet the minimum enrollment will be cancelled.