Junior Explorers Camp

The Ranch at Laguna Beach welcomes explorers for a nature immersion camp to retreat, create and explore!

 Wednesday - Saturday 9am-1pm 

June 15 - August 27



Garden Party

Venture to our historical Scout Camp, to meet Farmer Leo and a few feathery friends! We'll learn about planting, germination, harvesting & composting in the garden. We create seed jars to take home and round out our morning with games and lunch!


Artists Summit

Campers craft nature journals and practice sketching in plain air! Explorers learn about the artist influence in Laguna Beach, techniques like shading and brush strokes and critique different kinds of art at the resort from living art to oil paintings and more! We'll make it back just in time for lunch and a sandy game.


Canyon Creatures

Explorers take a nature hike and spot signs of wildlife in the canyon. Uncover animal tracks and make clay casts of our favorites to take home. We'll learn about the history of our canyon from the Native American tribes to the bandits and Thurstons. The day's excursion will lead us back to property for camp lunch and more fun!


Aviation Adventure

Campers are greeted with hawks and owls through an interactive class with OC Birds of Prey Center, we'll learn about raptors in the wild and their rehabilitation. Afterwards we build owls made out of pinecones, play games and end our camp with lunch!

Must be 6-12 years old and a resort guest.


Day camp includes lunch, Junior Explorer backpack, water bottle, tee shirt and scout patches! 

$75 per camper/ day. Please note, reservations are based on availability. For more information and reservations, please contact: (949) 499-2271 or [email protected]

Masks or face coverings are optional depending on guest preferences.

Camp Lunch Menu


Meet Our Counselors



Hi! My name is Lily Blake and I am from Laguna Niguel, California. I am 19 years old and an incoming sophomore, nursing major, at Texas Christian University (TCU). I enjoy spending time with my family and friends any chance that I get, and I love to work with kids and inspire those around me!


Hi! My name is Devin and I am 17 years old from San Clemente, California. I will be attending University of San Diego in the fall to be on their dance team! I love working with kids and being a mentor to those of younger ages!

Special Offers

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Stay 2 Nights, Save 15%
Stay 3 – 4 Nights, Save 20%
Stay 5+ Nights, Save 25%

Valid for select stay dates through December 24, 2020.

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Bed & Breakfast

Includes overnight accommodations and daily $50 allowance towards breakfast and non-alcoholic beverages for two guests at Harvest Restaurant, Ben's Pantry or In-Room Dining.

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Summer Escape

Reserve time to truly relax and retreat to our canyon oasis. Stay for three or more nights and enjoy fresh California fare or laid-back links on the house.  


  • $100 resort credit (per stay) towards dining at Harvest, Room Service, Lost Pier Cafe, Ben's Pantry or tee times at Ben Brown's

Valid for stays Sunday through Thursday from June 1- September 2, 2021.

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