Welcome to Wellspring Camp La Jolla, America’s most prestigious weight loss and fitness camp. If you’re looking for a summer of dramatic weight loss, fun on the beach, incredible adventures, and access to amazing fitness facilities, then Wellspring Camp La Jolla is the place for you.
At Wellspring Camp La Jolla, California’s only scientifically-based weight loss program, we offer our renowned program to children, teens, and young adults, with special tracks for each age group:
Ready to discover a better you? Get Wellspring fit this summer, lose weight safely and transform you or your child's life.
Located on the campus of University of California, San Diego, Wellspring Camp La Jolla offers an incredible range of activities, beautiful weather, and excellent facilities. You will spend lots of time enjoying beach-sand volleyball, boogie boarding, snorkeling, and evening bonfires -and make use of UCSD’s expansive fields and $35 million state-of-the-art fitness complex with a variety of classes such as strength training, martial arts and yoga.
Fun trips to southern California’s world famous theme parks, mountain biking and hiking adventures, and on-campus games and activities round out the ultimate camp experience.
The Wellspring Plan
At Wellspring Camp La Jolla, the level of activity is unparalleled, and so is the weight loss, with campers averaging 4 lbs. of weight loss per week. And the most exciting part? Over 70% of campers keep the weight off after returning home, making Wellspring Camp La Jolla the perfect summer fitness and weight loss program for those seeking long-term results.
Wellspring Camp La Jolla is not a fat camp or traditional weight loss camp. Instead, Wellspring Camp La Jolla is a complete and integrated program for weight loss and healthy living based on the scientifically-proven Wellspring Plan.
The Wellspring Plan includes:
Diet Management: A delicious daily menu of low-fat entrees and unlimited soup and salad bar. Plus you’ll learn to how to shop for, order out, and cook Wellspring-friendly favorites to keep you enjoying your weight loss success at home.
Activity Management: Prepare for a summer of fun and activity like you’ve never experienced before! At Wellspring Camp La Jolla, you’ll enjoy a range of activities at the beach, in the surrounding hills, and in UCSD’s state-of-the-art fitness facilities – hiking, biking, kayaking, Zumba, personal training, aerobics, swimming, soccer, and yoga to name a few. Plus we offer trips to Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm, Sea World, and other fun Southern California destinations.
Behavioral Change: Wellspring Camp La Jolla campers are so successful in large part due to our behavioral change program. Campers work with Behavioral Coaches in the process of getting their Masters or Doctoral degrees using cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques in one individual and two small group sessions every week.
Continuing Care: All Wellspring La Jolla campers receive ongoing support through Wellspring’s Continuing Care Program until June of next year as well as ongoing access to Wellspring’s highly trained professional year-round staff.
Family Involvement: Our research has shown the importance of family involvement for campers’ long-term weight loss success. Therefore we educate and include families throughout the program, including free educational Family Workshop Weekends twice during the summer.
Leading Weight Loss Camp for Kids, Teens and Young Adults