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Camp Wildfolk

Type: Arts & Crafts, Creative, Day Camp, Maker

Description:

Camp Wildfolk is a wildly-fun and unique Day Camp, centrally located in West Hollywood, blending “old-school” spirit with a progressive, camper-centered approach.

Campers are given the autonomy to influence their experience by choosing class electives. Wildfolk is a hands-on, project-based adventure, where kids teambuild, explore, create, and innovate.

Camp Wildfolk, voted the Best Summer Camp for Kids in Los Angeles, is offering 10 weeks of summer camp fun in 2019, in the West Hollywood and Hollywood area.

Wildfolk also offers a two-week Winter Camp and two-week Spring Camp in LA.

  • Campers Pre-K through 7th grade
  • Teen Program 8th-10th grade (Guides-in-Training)
  • Held at Larchmont Charter School (Fairfax) in West Hollywood
  • June 17th – August 23rd 2019  (Aug 5-23  at Blessed Sacrament School in Hollywood)
  • Hours: 9am- 3pm
  • Extended Day Hours: 7:45am- 5:45pm
  • Spring Break Camp April 8-April 19

At Camp Wildfolk…

We play. We get messy. We let loose. We take risks. We practice and develop a Growth Mindset. We nurture our innate Creativity. We celebrate curiosity. We collaborate and team-build. We develop a “can do” attitude. It’s hands-on, experiential learning and it’s WILDLY Fun!

Come get wild with us!

Not only are we one of the most affordable camps in LA, we offer great early bird discounts, too!

 

 

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Camp X

Type: Arts & Crafts, Coding, Creative, Design, Fashion, Maker, Rock Climbing Camp, STEM, Tech

Description:

Camp X is a space for budding designers, programmers, artists, and entrepreneurs ages 9-14 who want to explore and develop an innovator’s toolbox. Each weeklong workshop gives participants the opportunity to work with experts to learn the strategies the industry professionals use. Open studios give campers the opportunity to create to their heart’s desire with the tools and supplies of the Milken MakerSpace Whether you are interested in building a robot, computer game, film or financial portfolio, Camp X is the right place for you.

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Child Educational Center’s Summer Exploration Camps

Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Cooking, Creative, Day Camp, STEM

Description:

Exploration, Inspiration, Fun, and Friends Await You at Our 2019 Summer Exploration Camps!

Summer at the Child Educational Center is where the fun is! Whether you choose our Exploration Day Camp series, Descanso Discoveries specialty camp, or our Summer Enrichment Camp, your child(ren) will have a stimulating, adventure-filled experience as they play, discover, and explore at our locations in La Cañada. CEC’s Summer Exploration Camps are for children entering 1st through 7th grade, with select opportunities for children entering Kindergarten.

Exploration Day Camp
Our nine-week Exploration Day Camp series offers weekly themed activities, swimming, field trips, arts and crafts, science, and sports. Each week includes at least one field trip and a visit by a special guest. Children have the opportunity to go swimming, spend time playing and exploring with friends outdoors, and participate in creative and stimulating indoor activities and clubs.

Descanso Discoveries
Join us for discovery and adventure in Descanso Gardens’ beautiful outdoor settings. Children will tend to an edible garden, prepare healthy snacks from Descanso’s bountiful gardens, and investigate the wonders of our natural world through art and science-based activities.

Summer Enrichment Camp
Our Summer Enrichment Camp offers flexible options for all schedules. Schedules can be mixed and matched to complement a summer school schedule, or if children not enrolled in summer school just want to join for a morning and/or afternoon or two. Specialized weekly themes include Ooey Gooey Science, Build, Sew, Knit and Game Academy. Field trips, enriching activities, special guests, and swimming are all part of the fun!

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Designer Camp

Type: Arts & Crafts, Creative, Day Camp, Design, Fashion, Photography

Description:

A hands-on, creative summer day camp for teens passionate about design in Los Angeles and Orange County. Designer Camp is a curated boutique style camp that allows teens (ages 11 – 17) to be immersed in the design industry exploring the exciting worlds of Art, Design, Fashion, Interior Design, Photography, Visual Arts, Styling, Trend Forecasting, Entertainment Set Design, Merchandising, and much more!

Designer Camp partners with top experts in the design industry, giving students a rare opportunity to engage and learn through hands on workshops, design talks from keynote speakers, and behind-the-scenes experiences.

Los Angeles Camps
Address: Pacific Design Center, WeWork 750 N. San Vicente Blvd Suite 800, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Designer Camp 101: July 8 – 12 / 9am – 3pm

Fashion & Styling Camp: July 15 – 19 / 9am – 3pm

Interior Design Camp: July 22 – 26 / 9am – 3pm

Photography Camp: July 29 – August 2 / 9am – 3pm

Orange County Camp
Address: SOCO Collection & The OC Mix 3321 Hyland Ave Costa Mesa, CA 92626

OC Designer Camp: July 15 – 19 / 9am – 3pm

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Destination Science

Type: Academic, Arts & Crafts, Creative, Day Camp, Maker, Robotics, Science, STEM

Description:

DESTINATION SCIENCE – The fun science day camp for curious kids 5 to 11!

The fun science day camp where curious kids can build their own robot, mix up some magic molecules, take home a magnetic roller coaster, launch into space and become science makers & innovators this summer! 3 science stations, 15 science activities plus games, silly songs and all the fun of traditional camp!

At Destination Science, we use science to prepare children for life! We make it fun and easy for kids to be excited, curious & confident about science! This early enthusiasm is a huge boost for our children that will help them both in and out of school. They appreciate and value the wonder of the world around them and take better care of it now, and as adults. Developing curiosity makes kids lifelong learners about everything.

For additional info & to register: 888.909.2822 www.destinationscience.org

2019 Camp Themes:
Physics Coaster & Science Magic Camp!
Build a Magnetic Coaster & learn the science behind the magic show!
Robot Challengers & Reaction Racers Camp!
Construct your own Volcanic Robot Crawler & Motocross Racer
Rocket Space Science Camp!
Build & launch air/land rockets and discover an Alien Animal Planet
Extreme Innovators & Science Makers Camp!
Invent & make technic toys & train your own robot puppy!

Over 25 Great Southern CA Locations:
Westside:        Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Los Angeles, Santa Monica
South Bay:      El Segundo, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach
The Valley: Burbank, Camarillo, Encino, Northridge, Studio City, Thousand Oaks, Woodland Hills
Foothills:     Altadena, Arcadia, Claremont, Glendale, La Canada, Pasadena, Pomona, San Marino
Orange County:     Anaheim Hills, Fullerton, Irvine, Mission Viejo, Tustin

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Fitness by the Sea Beach Camp: Santa Monica & Pacific Palisades Locations

Type: Arts & Crafts, Beach, Creative, Dance, Day Camp, Gymnastics, Martial Arts, Performing Arts, Sports, Surfing, Theater

Description:

Fitness by the Sea Kid’s Camp (‘FBS’) is more than just a beach camp. With four beachside locations in Santa Monica and Pacific Palisades, an experienced and spirited staff (average age 28), and low camper to staff ratios (6:1), FBS offers a full range of dynamic and creative activities in an encouraging and nurturing environment for children ages 4-14.

JOIN US FOR OUR 20TH YEAR– Founded in 2000, we are the oldest beach day camp in Southern California and have been called the ‘SAFEST BEACH CAMP” by the Chief of the Los Angeles County Lifeguards.

SIGN UP BY THE DAY– We offer the ease of on-line enrollment along with extremely flexible scheduling options. Register your child for any days you wish, with no minimum days or weeks. Change your dates for no additional charge.

BUS TRANSPORTATION – Bus stops serving the communities in Brentwood, Santa Monica, Mar Vista, Culver City, Beverly Hills, Cheviot Hills, Westwood, Hancock Park, Sherman Oaks, and Woodland Hills areas. Please go to our website to find the closest bus stop for your family. (fitnessbythesea.com)

ACTIVITIES– We offer over 200 different activities all rotating on a daily basis to create a fun outdoor adventure each and every day. We are truly 4 camps in 1 with tons of activities in Team Sports, Individual Sports, Water Activities, and Creative Activities.

Discount: 10% off to MomsLA readers + first-time customers – if you book by May 1st. Must call 310-459-2425 to purchase and may not be combined with other offers.

Two locations: Santa Monica State Beach, Tower 11 Santa Monica, CA 90403 and Will Rogers State Beach, Towers 14 and 5, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

2019 Dates: June 10– Aug 30. Hours of camp 9am-3pm. Extended Care 8:30-9am, 3:30pm-5:30pm.

Open House Dates: March 24, April 28, and May 26 from 12pm-2pm

Please visit our website at www.fitnessbythesea.com or call 310-459-2425 for any questions.

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Funky Divas & Dudes Popstar Camp

Type: Acting, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Day Camp, Theater

Description:

Rock out this summer with the Funky Divas & Dudes in this Performing Arts Camp!  For Girls & Boys ages 4-10 years old, we offer one week sessions that run from 9am- 3pm. Campers will engage in unique specialized activities that encourage self-confidence, social skills, physical health and using their imagination.

Dress up in popstar clothes and make rockin’ Music Videos!  Other activities include: Dance Classes, Fairytale Theatre, TV Commercials, Acting, Games, Face Painting, Arts & Crafts, Theme Days, Beach Play (Santa Monica camp) and More!   We guarantee your child will have a blast at Funky Divas & Dudes Camp!

Host a private camp in your backyard with your child’s friends! Our private camps are very popular and give kids the benefit of individual attention in a smaller size camp.

FD&D will also be at more locations in your neighborhood:  Summer @ Village School (Pacific Palisades), Iverbe Dance Camp (Culver City & Pacific Palisades) and City of Manhattan Beach.

Discount: $20 off for MomsLA readers (FD&D Camp in Santa Monica only).  Use discount code: FUNKYMOMSLA

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Kallpachay Spanish Adventure Camps

Type: Academic, Arts & Crafts, Day Camp, Language

Description:

Join the Kallpachay flock this summer and learn Spanish with a camp twist! New this year is Kids’ Choice. Campers will craft their day by selecting from a variety of engaging activities that explore the world of art, science, sports, and more!

Kallpachay Spanish Adventure Camp is an ideal synthesis of play, language learning, and cultural awareness. Campers will virtually travel to a different Spanish-speaking country or region every two weeks and will gain creative skills as they strengthen their mind while practicing their Spanish with our camp counselors.

Play your way to Spanish with Kallpachay!

Camp Locations:
International School of Los Angeles (Pasadena Campus) – 30 Marion Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106
International School of Los Angeles (Tarzana Campus) – 5933 Lindley Ave, Tarzana, CA 91356
Adat Ari El Labowe Family Day School – 12020 Burbank Blvd, Valley Village,CA 91607
New Horizon School Westside – 1819 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025

 

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Ojai Valley School Summer Camp

Type: Academic, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Coding, Creative, Day Camp, ESL, Fine Arts, Junior Camp, Leadership, Sleep Away, STEM, Tech

Description:

Located in Southern California, Ojai Valley School offers speciality summer camps in Robotics and Flight, Equestrian, English Language, Fine Arts & Leadership. Campers spend mornings immersed in these fields, then come together for afternoon activities. These include Archery, Arts & Crafts, Woodshop, Equestrian, Swimming, Photography, Ping Pong, Cooking, Dance & more! Resident campers conclude their day with evening activities & social time in the dorms.

On-campus facilites include dorms, swimming pool, soccer field, basketball & tennis courts, fine & performing arts centers, and equestrian stables. OVS Summer Camp is an extension of the diverse curriculum offered during the academic year at Ojai Valley School. Our flexible schedule allows resident campers (ages 8-15) and day campers (ages 3-15) to enroll for 2, 4, or 6-week sessions.

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P.O.S.E. (Playing On Stage Education)

Type: Acting, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Day Camp, Improv, Performing Arts, Theater, Visual Arts, Voice

Description:

Does your child like playing on stage? Meeting new friends? Acting, dancing, singing, creating awesome art projects? Then check out P.O.S.E. Summer Workshops!

We are experts in fun! P.O.S.E. (Playing On Stage Education) brings theatre and visual arts to schools all year long. In addition to our after school programming, we now offer Summer Fun Workshops!!

Students ages 6-14 spend the day in a playhouse of creativity. Our goal is to bring kids a balanced education in the arts by offering classes that cover a wide range of interests. We start the day with a warm-up that teaches students how to access their creative minds and bodies and how to maintain a level of self-care. This includes stretching, vocal warm-ups, and songs to help wake-up the body and mind. Then students cycle between classes in acting, movement, voice, improvisation, and art.

Each workshop has a unique curriculum and dress-up days centered on the theme. Choose between workshops that focus on Crazy Characters, Silly Circus, Puppet Pals, Broadway Babies, or Voiceover & Commercials.

Sign up at the MomsLA Burbank Summer Fun Camp Fair and receive a $30 discount on all workshops!

CHARACTER WORKSHOP $280 (June 17-June 21): Cowboys, Aliens, Superheroes and more! Every day is a new adventure in our character workshop. Each day we explore a new genre of characters through improv games, dances, songs, and art projects.

CIRCUS WORKSHOP $280 (June 24-June 28): Ever wanted to join the circus? Now you can! Move like an elephant, clown around with make-up, and dance like a trapeze artist. Each day we learn new skills that will culminate in a mini circus show!

PUPPET WORKSHOP $280 (July 8-12): Imagine, build, and breathe life into your very own puppet creations! We’ll have fun on stage with hand puppets, marionettes, and even larger than life full body puppets! Take home all your new puppet friends for endless entertainment.

BROADWAY WORKSHOP $280 (July 22-July 26): Increase your star power in our Broadway Workshop! Learn songs and dances from Broadway favorites like Annie, Gypsy, A Chorus Line, and more. We’ll finish the week with a short performance medley for family and friends!

VOICEOVER & COMMERCIAL WORKSHOP $280 (July 29-Aug 2): Voice cartoon characters, record radio ads, pitch your own products to the camera, and more! This class is a great way to have fun and hone your skills behind the mic and in front of the camera.

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Summer Art Academy

Type: Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Creative, Dance, Day Camp, Improv, Maker, Performing Arts, Photography, Sports, Tech, Teen, Theater, Visual Arts

Description:

Come Discover, Explore & Create with us at the Summer Art Academy (Art Camp)! We are more than just art! We pride ourselves in our high level of personal service, attention to detail, and our diverse daily curriculum. Some of the amazing variety of classes we offer are: Art, Magic, Science, Fencing, Cartooning, Woodworking, Musical Theatre, Cooking, Crafting, Photography, Dance, Sports, Ceramics, Video Animation, Adventure just to name a few! We have the most devoted, quality staff and educators that create a safe, fun, creative environment every single day! A summer at Art Camp is one where your child will gain confidence, make new life-long friends, and memories that will last a lifetime!

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The John Thomas Dye School Summer Program

Type: Academic, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Cooking, Creative, Creative Writing, Day Camp, Film, Improv, Maker, Music, Performing Arts, Photography, Sports, STEM

Description:

The John Thomas Dye School Summer Program is a comprehensive blend of academic and enrichment courses and traditional camp activities. Full day program for grades first through sixth. Half day or full day options for rising kindergarten students.

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WinShape Camps for Communities

Type: Arts & Crafts, Christian, Day Camp, Sports

Description:

Have the summer of a lifetime close to home! Located in over 100 cities across the country, WinShape Camps for Communities brings the ultimate day camp right to your neighborhood, combining fun, faith and friendship into an action-packed week. Campers cultivate their God-given skills and talents in a mix of indoor and outdoor moments, physical activity and creative play, with epic adventures at camp all day and sleeping soundly back at home at night. At the end of the week, we serve up a day of fun for the whole family—complete with a yummy lunch from Chick-fil-A.

We’re making a stop at four locations in California for the first time ever! Cities include Glendora, Chino, Thousand Oaks, and Laguna Hills. For dates and locations, visit WinShapeCamps.org/Communities.

Locations and Dates:
Thousand Oaks, CA – July 8-12
Hillcrest Christian School

Laguna Hills, CA – July 15-19
Crossline Community Church

Chino, CA – July 22-26
Inland Hills Church

Glendora, CA – July 29-Aug 2
Grace Church at Glendora

Covina, CA – August 5-9
Christ First Church

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