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

Cal Lutheran summer campus are sponsored by the University as well as outside organizations. Please contact the outside organizations directly for more information and reservations. Please check back in May as more camps may be added!

2015 Camp List and Groups

    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
  • Camp Helping Hands
    A multi-week camp that provides fun and educational service-learning opportunities within your community. Each summer program has a theme and each week of programming supports that theme.
  • 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.

Cal Lutheran Camps

  • All camps are led by Cal Lutheran coaches, staffed by current collegiate players and held at our state-of-the-art complex. Sports include youth football, soccer, volleyball, water polo, tennis and Regals basketball. Flyer Website

Sponsored Camps

  • Lu Dog Basketball
    Boys and girls, ages 6 to17, improve on the fundamentals of ball handling, passing, shooting, offense and defense.
  • Lu-Dawg 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.
  • Cheer Camp
    Cheerleaders boost their skills and prepare for competitions at the summer camp sponsored by Fellowship of Christian Cheerleaders and United Spirit Association. and United Spirit Association Summer Camps.

Family Activities During the School Year

Crop Walk

Coming March 2016! Register to participate in the 38th Annual Crop Walk and Food Drive. Donate canned foods.

Cal Lu Basketball Day

Coming February 2016! See exciting Kingsmen and Regals college basketball in Division III athletics.

Softball Saturday

Coming spring 2016!


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.