Angelus Mountain Center, Home of Summerkids Camp

Home of Summerkids Camp

The Angelus Mountain Center is the home of Summerkids Camp. Our 56-acre site is conveniently located in Altadena, California, 15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, at the edge of the Angeles National Forest.

Our safe and secure campground is rich with natural beauty, the property includes a lodge with banquet hall, gorgeous meadows, a stream, trails, a garden and much, much more. It's an ideal location for filming, with easy entrance and exit as well. 

We invite you to explore this website, which we hope will provide important information about our site. If you have more questions, please contact us. We look forward to hearing from you. 

The Angelus Mountain Center is located in Altadena, just a few minutes from Pasadena and the 210 Freeway and well within the “30-mile zone.” 

Our property offers clear horizons and unobstructed views, and a wealth of different kind of locales. Our canyons are rich with oak trees, scrub brush and other native plantings. Most of our structures were built in the 1950s and are vibrant reminders of another era.

We offer ample parking and can accommodate trucks and other vehicles on our site. Restrooms and private changing room facilities are included. 

We would be happy to work with you on your next photo shoot, film or television project. Please contact us to schedule a visit to our site and for more information. And please note that all filming on our site MUST be properly permitted with Film L.A.

Top Chef Junior Season 2 filmed its “Field Day” episode at our location. Contestants competed in a series of physical and foodie challenges, with football player Reggie Bush as the guest judge.

Dancers against Cancer filmed a PSA at the Angelus Mountain Center with Maddie and Mackenzie Ziegler, which got a lot of press coverage, including from People Magazine and

Great Call used the Angelus Mountain Center as a stand-in for a dog rescue center in a recent commercial.

The Angelus Mountain Center was the “battleground” for a Cardboard Box War, part of a promotional video for the launch of the Iron Throne video game.

Morgan Freeman's "Story of Us: EP 03 (The Power of Love)," filmed at our private and secure campground ( from minute 2:45 to 11:50) [episode must be purchased]

Scenes from the Lifetime Movie "Escaping Dad," filmed at the Angelus Mountain Center

Scenes from "Sharknado 4," where camp stood in for more than one location... 

A preview for the Crazy Ex-Girlfriend episode "I'm Back at Camp with Josh!," filmed at our site...

And here are some images from recent photo shoots at the Angelus Mountain Center:

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