General Information

Registration for overnight summer camps is now open! Summer camp participation is managed with the CampDoc platform. If your child has previously attended a PA camp, click here to login using your existing credentials. If not, click the button below to begin registration by creating a Positive Adventures CampDoc account:

Register Now



Positive Adventures Camps meet at our headquarters in San Diego and travel to our local mountains in Big Bear and Idyllwild, California. Transportation is provided in 8 passenger minivans.

Summer Campers will camp in tents in a basecamp setting at a local area campground. Food is provided, and campers will learn to cook and meal plan for outdoor adventures.

Each day campers will embark on a new adventure with a focus on rock climbing and outdoor travel skills such as navigation, map reading and wilderness travel.

Our Big Bear location is at Serrano Campground, our Idyllwild location is Marion Mountain Campground.

Sample Schedule

Meet at the Positive Adventures office @ 9:00am. Depart for the mountains- Arrival and Team Building Activities

Outdoor Rock Climbing – Introduction to Rock Climbing Skills

Wilderness Navigation – Summit Hike

Rock Climbing Part 2 – Anchors, Rappelling, Lead Climbing

Reflection Solo, Swimming and Relaxation, Return to San Diego


Session 1 – June 29th – July 3rd @ Idyllwild
Session 2 – July 6th – 10th @ Big Bear
Session 3 – July 13th – 17th @ Idyllwild
Session 4 – July 20th – 24th @ Big Bear

Groups (Minimum Age: 11)
Navigators – 11-12 Years Old
Teen Adventurers – 13-17 Years Old

Tuition: $965 per week – Tuition includes transportation, food and camping equipment

Add-on option: PA Safety Kit ($25 per camper), includes:
Lightweight string sports backpack, personal Hand Sanitizer, lightweight mask (new masks provided daily for all campers), sunscreen, baseball cap.


Sign Up and Go
The traditional Positive Adventures Summer Camp experience, complete with advanced COVID-related safety protocols.

Camp Partner
In additional to protocols, you may request that your child be paired with a family member, friend, or neighbor for camp activities and living arrangements.

Private Groups
Book a private camp for children in your family, neighborhood, or social group. Price varies. Contact us directly to inquire.

Company Safety Protocols

Positive Adventures is committed to maximizing the protection, health and safety of all of our campers as well as our camp counselors. We are ensuring we are in full compliance with the CDC and ACA (American Camp Association) guidelines developed and designed for how companies and individuals can function safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, and will be implementing additional internal protocols within our programs that go above and beyond the CDC requirements.

All camp counselors and youth camp participants will be temperature screened each morning prior to any outdoor activities. Additionally, each individual will be provided with personal hand sanitizers as well as new masks daily for periods within the day when counselors are conducting activities without physical exertion and within close proximity of other individuals.

Have additional questions? They may be answered on our FAQ page

Cancellation Policy

Upon online registration, a $25 non-refundable camp placement holding fee will be charged on your card. The remaining balance of camp tuition will be processed 72 hours prior to the first day of registered camp, at which time camp tuition fees become non-refundable.

This policy may be amended should CDC and ACA regulations and guidance require the cancellation of summer camps.

About Positive Adventures

Founded in 2005 in San Diego, Positive Adventures is California’s premier experiential education company. We offer both single day and overnight outdoor education programs to a large number of the top Independent and Charter Schools around the State, with around 3,000 students each year attending our programs. In past years we’ve also run local outdoor Summer camps and decided to bring back our Summer offerings this year given the huge need in the community.

Our programs utilize the great outdoors, adventure sports and team activities to provide unique opportunities that create a platform of growth, personal achievement, and education experientially. We hire, train and retain the most experienced, committed and dedicated outdoor educators as staff. Their passion for the outdoors and teaching children shines through in everything we do. The students who attend our programs come away filled with confidence, excited about outdoor recreation, and their new found skills and friendships will last a lifetime.