Activities, Events and Camps

Arts and Entertainment


Cal Lutheran invites the community to attend concerts of jazz, classical, seasonal and world music during the academic year. Most performances are free.

Plays and Musicals

Tony-award winning plays attract the public and university community to high quality performances on the Cal Lutheran campus. Nominal fee.


Noteworthy speakers relate experiences of courage, wisdom, determination and resilience. The public and university community are invited to these motivating and inspiring lectures. Admission is free.

Summer Camps

CLU 2014 summer camp list 

CLU 2013 summer camp list 

Many camps on the Cal Lutheran campus are sponsored by the University and several outside organizations. Please contact them directly for more information and reservations.

    A traditional day camp for ages 5 to 13, activities include sports, swimming, marine science, computer lab, fossil digs, hiking, archery, arts and crafts, rock wall, theme days and extended care hours from 7:30am to 5:45 p.m. 805-375-2267

  • iD Tech Camps – America's #1 Tech Camp
    iD Tech Camps, held at Cal Lutheran, is the World's #1 summer tech camp for ages 7-17. Students develop apps, create video games, program in C++ and Java, build robots, and more.

  • Kingsmen Summer Theater Camps
    The Cal Lutheran Drama Department hosts Camp Shakespeare for students between the ages of 8 and 16 years. High school and college students who are eligible for the Apprentice Program have an opportunity to work with the Kingsmen professional company and perform in the Shakespeare Festival.
  • Summer Vocal Institute
    This day program for the aspiring young singer offers the developing high school student an opportunity to explore the world of vocal technique, solo repertoire and performance.

Cal Lutheran hosts and sponsors several athletic camps for all skill levels:

  • Basketball
    Boys and girls, ages 6 to17, improve on the fundamentals of ball handling, passing, shooting, offense and defense.
  • Baseball
    Boys and girls, ages 6 to14, learn baseball fundamentals and techniques through personal instruction and games.
  • Football
    Students in grades 6 to 12 (high school) participate in non-contact training at Dr. Laird Hayes Quarterback and Receiver Camp. Overnight sessions.
  • Tennis
    Boys and girls 6-16 years of age participate in half-day or full-day camps.
  • Cheer Camps
    Cheerleaders boost their skills and prepare for competitions at the summer camp sponsored by Fellowship of Christian Cheerleaders and United Spirit Association. Rates for commuter and resident campers. and United Spirit Association Summer Camps.
  • Softball Saturday

    Join Cal Lutheran fans as they support the University's award-winning athletic teams in exciting events throughout the school year. Visit the Sports Information website for news and schedules.

    During the winter break, Thrivent Financial's annual basketball tournaments are held on the Cal Lutheran campus and other campuses. For more information, contact Coach Rich Rider at (805) 493-3404.

Family Activities

Crop Walk

Coming March 2015! Register to participate in the 37th Annual Crop Walk and Food Drive. Donate canned foods..

Cal Lu Basketball Day

Coming January 31, 2015! See exciting Kingsmen and Regals college basketball in Division III athletics.




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