History of Camp4Kids & Milestones

May 2010 - Camp4Kids became incorporated as a 501 (c) (3) charitable corporation, and began it journey.

June 2013 – Camp4Kids received its first annual gift from the Ryan Ferguson Foundation to help kick start Camp4Kids 1st camp year.

July 2013 - Camp4Kids started its first camp at Camp Oakes replacing the previous camp they had run for the Orange YMCA.  Camp4Kids started off with 115 kids. 

July 2016 – Camp4Kids established itself as the largest single week resident camp in Orange County.

January 2018 – Camp4kids formed a relationship with Home Aid to help bring up homeless children from Orange County living in temporary shelters.

March 2019 – Camp4Kids and CHOC hospital formed an informal partnership to help bring up children and their siblings to camp.

July 2019 – Camp4kids had its largest camp with 244 campers signed up and nearly 40 staff members.

May 2020 – Camp4Kids celebrated it's 10 year anniversary of helping children.   Unfortunately the Covid-19 pandemic caused all resident summer camps in California to be either cancel or postponed.  Unfortunately, we had to cancel camp this year.


July 2022 - Camp4Kids returns to Camp Oakes after being closed down for 2 years due to COVID.