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Art & Nature

CalArts Summer Art Intensive for High School Students

Type: Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Creative, Design, Film, Maker, Performing Arts, Photography, Sleep Away, Teen, Visual Arts

Description:

Students 14-17 years old participate in a series of workshops and critiques led by CalArts faculty and alumni, attend artist talks and screenings, explore methods and spend time in the studio developing skills and making art.

Residential students will live in Chouinard Hall, CalArts’ BFA dorms, and both residential and commuter students will be able to participate in daily activities such as film screenings, games in the recreation hall or open swim in the CalArts pool. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in a field trip to Disneyland for an additional fee. All levels welcome to apply.

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Camp Wasewagan on the River

Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Sleep Away, Teen

Description:

Over night summer camp located in beautiful Angelus Oaks, just south of Big Bear. We offer 1- and 2- week options for boys & girls, age 5-16. With a traditional setting and activities, such as archery, paintball, high ropes & swimming, kids will also get to pick their own exciting field trip to attend. Come and create unforgettable memories and lasting friendships with us this summer!

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Camp Wildcraft

Type: Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts

Description:

At Camp Wildcraft we grow creative, curious, confident & caring kids who feel at home in nature. We are small by design, a warm place where kids feel connected and part of a community. At our three sites at in Calabasas, Malibu, and Northridge,  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–inspired by big themes, paint and draw, explore and hike, sculpt in wood and clay, sew a pouch to carry handmade nature journals, build forts, go on scavenger hunts, and much more! Each week campers choose from a changing menu of creative and fun activities including theatre, fiber arts, cooking and more. Each summer day is an opportunity to explore with all our senses, and find joy and wonder in the wild places around us. We invite you to join us!

Camp Hours: 9am – 3:30 with extended care

For kids entering  K through 6th grade

Junior Guide Leadership Program for Middle Schoolers entering 7th, 8th & 9th grades
Guides-in-Training Program for High School Students entering 10th, 11th, 12th grades

Three locations! Weekly Sessions!

Dates vary at each site.
Early Bird rates through March 31st.

Calabasas: King Gillette Ranch, 26800 Mulholland Highway, at the intersection of Mulholland Highway and Las Virgenes Road

Malibu: The Sycamore School, 3504 Las Flores Canyon off the Pacific Coast Highway

Northridge: Highland Hall Waldorf School, 17100 Superior Street, Northridge, CA 91325.

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Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Summer Camps

Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Camps for Girls, Sleep Away

Description:

Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles offers six unique camp opportunities.  You don’t have to be a Girl Scout to enjoy summer camp!

Overnight Camps in the beautiful mountains of Big Bear Lake and Frazier Park!
Camp Osito Rancho- Big Bear Lake

With bus transportation included in the price of camp, come experience six days, five nights of camping.  Program options include learning how to ride horses, conquering the ropes course, canoeing in our pond (older girls on Big Bear Lake), zip lining, sleeping under the stars, and much more!

Camp Lakota- Frazier Park

Individual older girls (high school) come join us for a traditional six-day, five-night tent-camping experience.

Girl Scout troop camp session experience for three days and two nights*

*Please know this experience requires Girl Scout membership.

Day Camps:
Our day camps offer a variety of fun and challenging activities including archery, stand-up paddle boarding, climbing wall, campfire rings, and much more!

El Ranchito- Long Beach
Marine Landing- Long Beach
Mariposa- Altadena
La Casita- Claremont

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Golden Key Art – Summer Art Fun

Type: Academic, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Creative, Day Camp, Visual Arts

Description:

Welcome to Summer Art Fun! Our family-owned camp offers a creative and fun environment personalized for your child’s needs. Kids explore the creative side and learn about the exciting world of artists, and build a portfolio of projects. Museum trips, field trips, drawing and painting lessons, chess, pool, and more! We also provide a refresher on the academic skills (math and English) for a successful school year. Each week is an amazing art journey! See the full schedule: https://goldenkeyart.com/summercamp/schedule/

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Kennolyn Camps

Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Backpacking, Beach, Cooking, Dance, Equestrian, Fashion, Martial Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Photography, Rock Climbing Camp, Sailing, Sleep Away, Sports, Surfing, Teen, Trapeze, Travel, Water Sports

Description:

Since 1946, Kennolyn Camps has provided a haven for boys and girls ages 6-16 to be their best selves, unplug from technology, and make lifelong friends. Join us at one of our two overnight camp locations: in the Santa Cruz Mountains at our hidden village in the redwood forest just a short drive to the beach. Or on Huntington Lake just south of Yosemite at our cozy lodge nestled in the Sierras. This summer we’re celebrating 75 years of changed lives!

Plus, we have special “in-between-session” programs at no additional fee for campers staying multiple sessions.

Two Locations:
8400 Glen Haven Road, Soquel, CA 95073
60900 La Salle Lane, Lakeshore, CA 93634

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Kidspace Children’s Museum Camp

Type: Art & Nature, Day Camp, Space Camp

Description:

Join Kidspace Children’s Museum for Kidspace Camp! Adventure, explore, and investigate; learn, create memories, and make new friends. Kidspace is offering eight weeks of summer camps for children ages 4 to 9. Themes range from Early Learners to STEAM, Art, and Space.

 

 

 

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New Roads Summer Camp

Type: Academic, Acting, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Creative, Day Camp, Music, Musical Theater, Performing Arts, Robotics, Science, Sports, STEM

Description:

Whether for credit, enrichment, consolidation or adventure, our Summer Program offerings are designed for students to delight in learning. Our programming plans will be modified, if necessary, to accommodate for the evolving challenges posed by the the Novel Coronavirus.

With a range of programs, families are able to plan learning experiences that are personalized and flexible for students entering grades K through 12. Camps and classes take place at or through New Roads School from June 22 – July 24, 2020.

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Outdoor Journeys – Camp Nawakwa

Type: Acting, Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Backpacking, Creative, Performing Arts, Sleep Away, Teen, Theater, Visual Arts

Description:

Outdoor Journeys is a non-profit youth development organization which operates a residential camp program, Camp Nawakwa, near Angelus Oaks, California. It is our mission to inspire individuals, through education and engagement, to connect with the natural world.

Camp Nawakwa offers Summer Camp sessions during the summer season and Family Camps throughout the year.  Activities included in each camp session include: Archery, Rock Climbing, Tomahawks, Slingshot Paintball, Arts & Crafts, Swimming, Canoeing, Fishing, Outdoor Living Skills, Nature, Teambuilding, Hiking, Drama, and Evening Programs.

Summer Camps (Ages 8-17)
Traditional Camps – June 15 – July 17
Arts Camps – June 22 – July 17
Teen Academy – June 21 – July 17
Survivor Camps – June 15 – July 24

Family Camps (All ages)
Winter Family Camp – February 15-17
Fourth of July Family Camp – July 1-5
Labor Day Family Camp – September 4-7
Fall Family Camp – November 6-8

Camp Nawakwa is open to everyone! We embrace the uniqueness of all young people and their families. We ensure that every child has a place, no matter his or her background or age.

For more information, please visit www.outdoorjourneys.org

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River Way Ranch Camp

Type: Acting, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Cooking, Dance, Equestrian, Fashion, Film, Gymnastics, Improv, Martial Arts, Music, Musical Theater, Performing Arts, Sleep Away, Sports, Visual Arts, Water Sports

Description:

Memories and friendships await at River Way Ranch Camp! Nestled in the scenic foothills of Sequoia National Park, River Way offers children, ages 7-16, an unparalleled environment to learn, thrive and grow. Extraordinary, highly trained staff encourage and guide campers to try a wide array of activities.

Through 75+ activities, campers will improve their confidence and enjoy activities such as waterskiing, horseback riding, ziplines, ropes course, theater, culinary arts, mini-bikes, go-karts, waverunners, gymnastics, film production academy, camping overnights and much more. With an emphasis on first time campers, River Way provides exciting experiences, proving to strengthen core values while increasing independence and social skills.

Campers, ages 7-9, remain with their counselors throughout the day participating in a variety of activities, while 10-16 year-olds customize their schedules.

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STAR Camps

Type: Acting, After Care, Animal Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Before Care, Camps for Girls, Coding, Cooking, Creative, Creative Writing, Dance, Day Camp, Design, Fashion, Film, Gymnastics, Maker, Martial Arts, Music, Musical Theater, Performing Arts, Robotics, Science, Sports, STEM, Tech, Teen, Theater, Visual Arts

Description:

Recognized by CBS Evening News, The Guardian UK, and The Wall Street Journal, STAR summer camps presents our 2020 offering! This year, we have over 40 wonderful options such as STAR EcoStation, Art Studio: Art for the Digital Age, Chess: Strategy of the Future, Coding: Kano Computer Science, Dance: Pose, Camera, Action!, Magic: Junior Magician’s Academy & Magic Castle, Sports: STAR Summer Games 2020, and Virtual Reality: Future Frontiers (to name a few)! Moreover, we are at 14 locations this summer and have multiple discounts available. Sign up today!

Extended care runs from 7:30am – 9 am, and from 3 pm – 6 pm.

Canyon Elementary: 421 Entrada Dr., Santa Monica 90402

Carpenter Elementary: 3909 Carpenter Ave., Studio City, CA 91604

Castle Heights Elementary: 9755 Cattaraugus Ave., Los Angeles 90034

Clover STAR: 11020 Clover Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90034

Eco Station: 10101 Jefferson Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

Fairburn STAR: 1403 Fairburn Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90024

La Ballona STAR: 10915 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

Loyola Village STAR: 8821 Villanova Ave.Los Angeles, CA 90045

Mar Vista STAR: 3330 Granville Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90066

Marquez STAR: 16821 Marquez Ave. Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Mount Washington Elementary: 3981 San Rafael, Los Angeles 90065

Overland STAR: 10650 Ashby Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90034

Warner STAR: 615 Holmby Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90024

Westwood STAR: 2050 Selby Ave.Los Angeles, CA 90025

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