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Adventure Camp

Camp Summertime

Type: Adventure Camp, After Care, Animal Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Before Care, Day Camp, Nature, Outdoors, Performing Arts, Rock Climbing Camp, Sports, Surfing, Teen

Description:

Traditional day camp for boys and girls ages 3 to 15 on 120 private acres in the Malibu / Agoura Hills area.

Established in 1965 as one of the best traditional day camps in Southern California. Now located on 120 private acres in the Malibu / Agoura Hills area at Calamigos Ranch.  Calamigos Ranch was home for one of the earliest camps in California dating back to the 1940’s. This strong tradition continues with Camp Summertime. Camp Summertime is dedicated to providing a safe, loving, and enriching environment. We promote each child’s social, emotional, creative and physical development through individual and team activities. Campers build self-confidence, self-esteem and self-respect within this supportive environment.

Bus transportation is available each day from most areas. Pick up locations may include Malibu, Pacific Palisades, the San Fernando Valley,  Woodland Hills, Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, and the Conejo Valley.

Connect:

Address: 327 S. Latigo Canyon Rd., Malibu, CA 90265

Phone Number: 818-706-7335

Email: Mark@CampSummertime.com

Website: Camp Summertime

Dates: June – August

Camp Wildcraft Art and Nature Camp

Type: Adventure Camp, After Care, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Day Camp, Nature, Outdoors, Visual Arts

Description:

At Camp Wildcraft we grow creative, curious, confident camp; caring kids who feel at home in nature. We are small by design, a warm place where kids unplug from technology and happily connect to our camp community. At our two sites in Calabasas and Malibu, our adventurous art and nature camp empowers kids to discover the hidden natural world—and their hidden strengths.

During weekly sessions, campers create big art projects, explore and hike, sculpt with wood and clay, sew a pouch to carry handmade nature journals, build forts from branches, go on scavenger hunts, play games with new friends, and much more! Campers choose from a changing menu of creative and fun activities including theatre, baking, games in our sports field, and more. Every day at camp is an opportunity to find joy and wonder in the wild places around us.

Ages 4-14 (PreK – 8th grade)

After care: 3pm to 4pm at the Calabasas location.

TWO LOCATIONS:
• Sycamore School, Malibu 3504 Las Flores Canyon Rd, Malibu
• MUSE Global School, Calabasas 1666 Las Virgenes Canyon Rd, Calabasas

Connect:

Phone Number: 818-489-3682

Email: connect@campwildcraft.com

Website: Camp Wildcraft Art and Nature Camp

Dates: June 12, 2022 to August 11--different schedules at each location

Price: Weekly rate is $525. Sibling discount $20 per week. $35 one-time registration fee.

Camp Wildfolk

Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Cooking, Creative, Dance, Day Camp, Fashion, Film, Improv, Maker, Nature, Outdoors, Performing Arts, Preschool Camp, Robotics, Science, STEAM, Teen, Theater, Tinkering

Description:

Camp Wildfolk is a child-centered day camp with two locations in Valley Village and West Hollywood. Wildfolk is project-based and truly unique- offering a balanced blend of structure and choice, with activities campers go wild for.

The spirit infused throughout camp feels “old school,” yet grounded in a mindful and intentional way of supporting and guiding children. Camp Wildfolk’s caring, silly, and wildly fun Guides are often cited as the #1 reason campers return year after year.

Programs offered for Pre-Kinder through 6th grade, as well as a Guides-in-Training (GIT) leadership program for tweens & teens. The schedule is balanced with outdoor time and classroom (with a/c)

Two Locations:
12020 Burbank Blvd. Valley Village, CA 91607 and
1265 N. Fairfax Ave. West Hollywood, CA 90046

Valley Contact: hello818@campwildfolk.com
WeHo Contact: helloweho@campwildfolk.com

Connect:

Phone Number: (818) 299-4151

Email: hello818@campwildfolk.com

Website: Camp Wildfolk

Dates: Valley: June 20, 2023- August 18, 2023 WeHo: June 20, 2023- July 28, 2023

Hours: Before Care: 8:00am- 9:00am After Care: 3:00pm- 5:30pm

Price: varies per program

Camp Woodcraft

Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Creative, Mindfulness, Nature, Outdoors, Rock Climbing Camp, Sleep Away

Description:

Camp Woodcraft, one of California’s original summer camps, will host its 101st summer of fun at Mountain Center near idyllic Idyllwild! Join kids from throughout LA to reconnect and disconnect and make forever friends while exploring the forest’s natural beauty.

Led by skilled, certified, year-round youth workers, Camp Woodcraft staff give kids an unforgettable experience and parents peace of mind. A wide range of specialty activities including archery tag, rock wall climbing, and naturalist-led exploration complement classic camp traditions and give campers a chance to grow, connect and play.

Join us in celebrating a century of Camp Woodcraft magic!

Connect:

Address: 32706 Morris Ranch Rd, Mountain Center, CA 92561

Phone Number: (213) 814-6298

Email: campwoodcraft@woodcraftrangers.org

Website: Camp Woodcraft

Dates: June 18, 2023 - July 28, 2023

Price: $1,185

EverWild

Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Backpacking, Beach, Camps for Boys, Camps for Girls, Day Camp, Nature, Outdoors

Description:

EverWild’s Summer Camp provides children with meaningful experiences in nature alongside qualified mentors. Each week presents a different theme. Our talented mentors will lead children in earth-based skills, games, and adventures. EverWild offers a variety of camps including camps that drop-off and pick up from our predetermined locations in nature, camps that use a van for transportation from your local park to the mountains and beaches, and overnight camps.

Connect:

Phone Number: (424) 210-7077

Email: info@everwildla.com

Website: Everwild

Dates: June 26 2023 - Aug 11 2023

Hours: 9:30am-3:30pm

Price: $490-$580

Fitness by the Sea Beach Camp

Type: Adventure Camp, After Care, Arts & Crafts, Beach, Before and/or After Care, Before Care, Creative, Dance, Day Camp, Gymnastics, Martial Arts, Nature, Outdoors, Soccer, Sports, Surfing, Theater, Volleyball, Water Sports

Description:

Fitness by the Sea Beach Camp (FBS) is Los Angeles’ premiere and oldest beach camp (celebrating our 24th year) for children ages 4-14. With beachside locations in Santa Monica and Pacific Palisades, an experienced and spirited staff (average age 23), and low camper to staff ratios (6:1), FBS offers a full range of over 200 dynamic and creative activities in an encouraging and nurturing environment.

SIGN UP BY THE WEEK- Register your child for any weeks you wish, with no minimum weeks. Add as many weeks as you want whenever you want! With free and unlimited schedule changes you can¹t go wrong!

100% SAFETY RECORD– For the past 23 years, Fitness by the Sea has been recognized as the “safest beach camp” in the Los Angeles area. All of our camps cater to first-time campers and kids new to the ocean. No Prior ocean experience is required. Non-swimmers are welcome!

BUS TRANSPORTATION- Bus stops serving communities in Westwood, Beverly Hills, Cheviot Hills, West Hollywood, Mar Vista, Culver City, Venice, Marina del Rey, Playa Vista, Playa del Rey, and El Segundo areas.

OVER 200 ACTIVITIES- “Something for Everyone” – Ages 4-14
• Water Activities: surfing, boogie boarding, swimming, paddling, etc.
• Team Sports: soccer, basketball, baseball, flag football, dodge ball, etc.
• Creative Activities: dance, arts & crafts, yoga, puppet shows, magic, etc.
• Individual Sports: gymnastics, martial arts, cheerleading, fencing, etc.

Kids feel safe to be themselves and are encouraged to take safe risks, push their own limits, and discover their unique abilities.

Connect:

Address: 1541 Palisades Dr , Los Angeles, CA 90272

Phone Number: (310) 459-2425

Email: info@fitnessbythesea.com

Website: Fitness by the Sea Beach Camp

Dates: June 12th- August 25th

Hours: Hours: 9:00am – 3:00pm, Extended Care available 3:30pm – 5:30pm

HAWKs LA (Hiking Adventures With Kids)

Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Day Camp, Nature, Outdoors

Description:

Our fully-outdoor camps encourage children’s sense of wonder about the natural world, familiarize them with local flora and fauna, teach them the fundamentals of hiking, trail safety, and LNT (Leave No Trace), and instill in them a deep sense of connection to the outdoors.

The diverse biomes across Los Angeles are our outdoor classrooms where teachers guide participants on foot to experience wonder and connection.
Our experienced educators are trained naturalists who know how to connect students to the natural world in a fun and safe way! Activities vary by day, environment and group interest, but include hiking, herping, bird watching, journaling, nature crafts (dream catchers, mandalas, seed bombs, insect hotels), nature-focused games, foraging, and more!

HAWKs LA outdoor classrooms are the greenspaces in Los Angeles. Prior to each camp, the counselors will provide a line-up of the day or week’s locations in Northeast or West LA.

Connect:

Phone Number: (323) 213-9763

Email: info@hawksla.com

Website: HAWKs LA (Hiking Adventures With Kids)

Dates: June 12, 2023 - September 1, 2023

Price: $625/week

Ocean Explorers Liveaboard Camp

Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Beach, Nature, Outdoors, Science, Sleep Away, Teen, Travel, Water Sports

Description:

Ocean Explorers Liveaboard Camp offers coed campers ages 11-17 the opportunity to explore the islands of Channel Islands National Park, both above and below water. Our ecology-based program is fluid and follows the weather, allowing the group to kayak through sea caves, snorkel through kelp forests, surf, and hike across the islands. Taking place on a custom-built expedition vessel, this micro version of a semester at sea is the perfect ratio of adventure to learning, resulting in a respect and adoration for the marine environment that lasts a lifetime. Campers return with knowledge about island ecology, marine biology, geography, astronomy, resource conservation, and seamanship, all gained from their time aboard.

Connect:

Phone Number: (805) 899-4925

Email: explore@channelislandsx.com

Website: Ocean Explorers Liveaboard Camp

Dates: July 10, 2023 - July 14, 2023

Price: $2,500 full price ; $2,150 early bird price until April 1st ; multiple camper discount is $250/camper (2 or more)

River Way Ranch Camp

Type: Adventure Camp, Animal Camp, Art & Nature, Cooking, Creative, Dance, Equestrian, Film, Gymnastics, Improv, Martial Arts, Nature, Outdoors, Paint Ball, Sleep Away, Sports, Teen, Visual Arts, Water Sports

Description:

55 years of Memories and Friendships! Located in the foothills of Sequoia National Park, River Way Ranch Camp offers children, ages 7-16, a summer of friendships and memories to last a lifetime. Campers may choose from 75 activities including waterskiing, horseback riding, ropes course, mini-bikes, go-karts, waverunners, gymnastics, overnights and more. With an emphasis on the first time campers, River Way provides exciting experiences, focusing on increasing self-confidence. Campers, ages 7-9, remain with their counselors throughout the day participating in a wide variety of activities, while 10-16-year-olds are guided to customize their schedule according to their interests.

Connect:

Address: 6450 Elwood Rd., Sanger, CA 93657

Phone Number: 800.821.2801

Email: inquiry@riverwayranchcamp.com

Website: River Way Ranch Camp