Summer Programs

Inspiring Young Men and Women to Learn, Lead, and Grow

Summer Leadership Camps

Camp Challenge is the Academy’s flagship summer leadership development program. It is the only Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) credit-producing summer leadership camp west of the Mississippi. Campers gain invaluable life skills while taking part in recreation activities, and team challenges that reinforce accountability, discipline, respect, and other traits that set the foundations of success. Learn more  •  How To Apply

Summer Recreation Camps

Camp Pacific takes full advantage of ANA’s beachfront property, offering a wide range of entertaining and fun daily activities, instructional classes, surfing and other seaside games, exciting excursions, as well as creative weekly activity clinics, and daily skill classes. Learn More  •  How To Apply

“The camp gives you experiences. You’re always doing something adventurous, fun, or challenging.”  William M. (Camper)


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Camp Pacific: 760.434.7564

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Summer Camps at ANA in San Diego

Guided by the mission of the Army and Navy Academy, the ANA Summer Programs’ philosophy provides pathways and opportunities for all summer campers to:

  • Value the active pursuit of knowledge and strive for their realization of individual potential
  • Develop a sense of self-discipline, leadership, and respect for others
  • Acquire personal honor and pride in themselves and in their community
  • Build cultural awareness through diversity
  • Develop positive self-esteem and an increased sense of accomplishment

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Camp Challenge: 760.547.5288

Camp Pacific: 760.434.7564

60 Best Summer Camps

Initially established in 1943 as Camp Pacific for Boys, Army and Navy Academy (ANA) Summer Programs now offers co-eds campers from around the world, unique summer leadership training programs in addition to academic and recreation camps, all taking place on the beautiful Army and Navy Academy coastal campus. ANA offers co-ed motivational summer leadership, academic, and recreation camps that encourage active involvement, accountability, skill development, and personal growth.

Overseen by dedicated staff focused on mentoring campers in a supportive environment, ANA classes and activities concentrate on developing good character, leadership skills, and responsibility while enhancing confidence in all campers. Receiving staff support and guidance when necessary, campers meet challenges and share experiences with their peers that help instill pride and a sense of responsibility. This emphasis on instilling the attitudes and traits that promote personal growth is what makes our high-challenge, high-reward summer programs truly unique.