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Summer Camps


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

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


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.

Founded in 2000, we are the oldest and largest beach day camp in Southern California and have been called the ‘safest beach camp’ by the Chief of the Los Angeles County Lifeguards.

We offer over 80 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.

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.

OFFERING TRANSPORTATION – Bus stops serving the communities in Beverly Hills, Cheviot Hills, Westwood, and Hancock Park areas. Please go to our website for more details.(

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.



Funky Divas & Dudes Popstar Camp

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


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!

FD&D will also be at more locations in your neighborhood:  The Summer Institute @ CEE (West Hollywood), Summer @ Village School (Pacific Palisades), Iverbe Dance Camp (Culver City & Pacific Palisades) and City of Santa Monica (registration for these camps are done separately through each individual camps websites).

Discount: $20 off Early Bird Discount for MomsLA readers (enroll by May 20).  Use discount code: FUNKY17


Glendale Centre Theatre Summer Acting Camp

Type: Acting, Dance, Improv, Stage Combat, Theater, Voice


Does your child like performing on stage? Meeting new friends? Having fun and using his/her imagination? Check out Glendale Centre Theatre’s Summer Acting Camp! Students ages 5-14 spend the day involved in classes that stimulate their creativity in a fun and safe environment. Our experienced and dedicated teachers lead classes in acting, dancing, singing, improvisation, and stage combat. And for those kids who can’t get enough camp, we have extended care from 2pm-5pm where they experience even more games and hands on crafts. Every session is packed with new dress-up days and themes. Sign up today!

Session 1: June 5 – June 23, 2017, Session 2: June 26 – July 14, 2017, Session 3: July 17– August 4, 2017


IDA Kids Camp of Dance

Type: Dance


IDA KIDS CLUB of DANCE offers multiple exciting styles of dance to Ages 6-12.  The IDA KIDS learn choreography, build confidence, make friends and create a magical MUSIC VIDEO at the end of their week!  Not only do they have the time of their lives, but they also receive professional training from experienced Hollywood choreographers!  Your road to dancing stardom awaits for you at IDA! Check out these videos:

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The Floor Dance Academy

Type: Dance, Day Camp


We offer premiere training in dance instruction for kids ages 3 and up. Ballet, jazz and hip hop classes are available at The Floor Dance Academy throughout the week on an ongoing basis. We have a Spring Break Camp running April 10-14 for ages 4 and up, and two Summer Camps; July 10-14 for ages 5 and up and a mini camp for ages 3-5 running August 22-24! These camps will have ballet, hip hop, jazz, musical theater, and acro classes as well as special guests, swag bags, snacks and a performance for the parents at the end of each camp. or 424-293-0861 for more details.