Little Kitchen Academy is the key ingredient for an independent child! The first-of-its-kind Montessori-inspired cooking academy for kids ages three through teen is focused on providing a safe, inspiring, and empowering space for children to identify, develop, and refine their senses. Every class, students learn how to make healthy, delicious, and seasonal meals from scratch to consumption – all while experimenting with math and science concepts, working on their reading skills, and polishing up their table manners by sharing meals around the LKA community table (made with 33,436 recycled chopsticks). Sessions of three-hour classes are organized by age group for up to 10 students per session (ages 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, and 13+ years old).
Address: 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Unit 2907 , Los Angeles,
Camp Wildfolk is a child-centered day camp with 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. 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.
Wildfolk Valley: 12020 Burbank Blvd. Valley Village, CA 91607
Wildfolk WeHo: 1265 N. Fairfax Ave. West Hollywood, Ca 90046
Fuel summer with the arts! Children’s Arts Institute has been providing a dynamic, innovative camp experience for over 20 years. Workshops are lead by professional arts educators who spark your child’s creativity and enthusiasm. Campers are empowered to choose their own schedules from a selection of over 50 classes so they are able to focus on the subjects that excite them the most. From Hogwarts to Hip Hop, Cooking to Coding, and Rockets to Robotics, there is truly something for everyone.
CAI offers three different sessions on two LA campuses- one in Van Nuys and one off of Mulholland in West LA- and campers choose from a different schedule of classes for each one. A partner of Children’s Community School, a trailblazer of progressive education in Los Angeles, CAI is an inclusive, inspiring, FUN camp that ensures your child can’t wait to go to camp every day. Visit our website to learn more and watch a video about the CAI experience!
Two locations: 14702 Sylvan St. Van Nuys, CA 91411 AND 16200 Mulholland Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049
ClubSport camps keep your child active and engaged during summer break. Sports camps, specialty camps, and themed camps provide fun ways for kids to strengthen their bodies and minds through physical activities, critical thinking exercises, and creative projects. Camps available for ages 3-12 and are open to the public.
At Parker-Anderson summer camp, each session combines the fun and silliness of traditional summer camp with a huge variety of our signature enrichment classes and social interaction with friends. Classes include Kid’s Cooking Academy, Art Workshop, Kid’s Dance Studio, Jedi Training, Coding Wizards, Ninja Academy, Spy Kids, and more!
Address: 23231 Hatteras St., Woodland Hills,
Pura Vida Peace Camp offers youth a bilingual summer day camp experience in Tamarindo, Costa Rica that explores an array of subjects from eco-sustainability and global peace practices to adventure and cultural activities like surfing, sports, arts, cooking and more! From 9am-3pm daily youth are engaged in fun learning experiences at camp while their parents enjoy free time to explore, work, or simply nap by the pool. Now isn’t that cool?
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.
A summer day camp that trusts kids, so they can trust themselves. Kids ages 4–12 choose from a variety of activities in real-time, including: stop-motion animation, sewing, music, maker crafts, breadmaking, sports & rec, and more! Est. 1980. Lunch, snacks, & all hours (8am–6pm) included. Families can drop-off & pick-up at anytime.
Address: Franklin Elementary School 2400 Montana Ave., Santa Monica,
A summer day camp that trusts kids, so they can trust themselves. Kids ages 4-12 choose from a variety of activities in real-time, including: sewing, knitting, stop-motion animation, breadmaking, maker crafts, sports & rec, dance, music, and more! Est. 1980. Lunch, snacks, & all hours (8am-6pm) included. Families are welcome to drop-off & pick-up at any time.
Address: St. James Catholic School 4625 Garnet St., Torrance,
Come together for all kinds of summer fun and exploration on The Center’s campus! One- and three-week programs are available for rising Kindergarten through 8th graders!
Classes include Arts, Science, Inventions, Athletics, Drones, Architecture, Cooking, Minecraft, Robotics, Crafts, Language Arts, Mathemagic, Dance, Drama, and lots more. And don’t miss Camp SHAKE Basketball & Sports camps too!
Address: 563 N. Alfred St., West Hollywood,
Join us at the Westside Waldorf School for a magical summer under the sun at our beautiful Pacific Palisades campus, just steps from the beach and the hiking trails of the Santa Monica Mountains!
Grades 1 – 6 campers will enjoy six weeks of specialty themed camps that combine classic camp traditions with the artistry and storytelling of a true Waldorf experience. Campers will take part in weekly walking field trips to the beach or hiking trails, themed camp activities, water play, dress-up days, and even special field trips for extra adventures!
Weekly camp themes include Inventors and Imagination, Organic Gardening and Cooking, Theater and Performing Arts, Aquatic Adventures, Visual Arts, and Wonders of Nature. Camp is led by our experienced Waldorf staff and is open to all families of the Los Angeles community!
Address: 17310 Sunset Blvd., Pacific Palisades,
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