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Day Camp

AQUA SURF School

Type: Academic, Day Camp, Sports, Surfing

Description:

AQUA SURF School provides safe, fun and educational surf camps for kids and teens ages 5 to 17. Our students develop lifelong skills, lasting memories and treasured friendships.

Our instructors tailor the experience based on the needs of each individual, while maintaining a group/family-style atmosphere.  We accommodate complete beginners to kids and teens learning at a pro-level.

We encourage everyone to have fun, let loose and be themselves.  It’s especially important for young people to learn surfing and water safety skills in a protected environment.  With this combination, our camps are an experience they will cherish forever.

2018 Spring Break Dates: 
March 26 – March 30
April 2 – April 6

2018 Summer Break Dates: 
June 11 – June 15
June 18 – June 22
June 25 – June 29
July 2 – July 6
July 9 – July 13
July 16 – July 20
July 23 – July 27
July 30 – August 3
August 6 – August 10
August 13 – August 17
August 20 – August 24
August 27 – August 31

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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 the spirit of traditional camp 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 2018, in the West Hollywood and Hollywood area.

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

  • Ages 4-12
  • Teen Program 8th-12 grade (Guides-in-Training)
  • Held at Larchmont Charter School (Fairfax) in West Hollywood
  • June 18th – August 24th 2018  (Aug 6th- 24th  at a different campus in Hollywood)
  • Hours: 9am- 3pm
  • Extended Day Hours: 7:45am- 5:45pm
  • Spring Mini-Camp (March 26- April 6)

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!

New Family Discount- Save $25 with Discount Code:  MomsLA2018 .

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

 

 

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Children’s Art Institute

Type: Arts & Crafts, Day Camp, Theater

Description:

The Children’s Art Institute (CAI) is an arts program for young people ages 5-10. CAI provides a dynamic, nurturing environment that inspires children to discover their unique, creative talents through a variety of hands-on workshops. Our summer program offers three sessions of camp. The program is designed to allow participants to choose their own schedule of workshops based on their interests and desires. We also offer a program specifically for ages 11-17 called Counselor-in-Training.

Registration for camp will start on February 7, 2018 at 10am!

Westland Campus
Westland School, 16200 Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Session 1 (Westland Campus) June 25 – July 13 (3 weeks) NO camp on July 4
Session 2 (Westland Campus) July 16 – August 3 (3 weeks)
Theatre Camp at Westland July 16 – August 3, 2018

CCS Campus
Children’s Community School. 14702 Sylvan St., Van Nuys, CA 91411
Session 1 (CCS Campus) June 18 – July 6 (3 weeks) NO camp on July 4
Session 2 (CCS Campus) July 9 – July 20 (2 weeks)
Session 3 (CCS Campus) July 23 – August 3 (2 weeks)

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CodeREV Kids

Type: Academic, Day Camp, Maker, Robotics, STEM, Tech

Description:

LA’s premier week-long summer tech camps for budding programmers, future video game designers, app developers, robotics engineers, 3D modelers & animators, and just plain technology fans!

Our curriculum is incredibly fun AND educational, focusing on strengthening STEM. It is even supported by educational specialists out of the Harvard Graduate School of Education and MIT Media Lab. We take great pride in hearing from others that we are the most educational tech camp out there. Don’t worry, this doesn’t mean that we don’t allow fun at our camps. Our project-based learning model allows students to have a blast as they create their own unique projects using code, robotics, or digital art!

Locations: Redondo, Pasadena, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Westwood, Encino

ALL SUMMER LONG!

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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. 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.

Designer Camp 101: July 9 – 13 / 9am – 3pm

Fashion & Styling Camp: July 16 – 20 / 9am – 3pm

Interior Design Camp: July 23 – 27 / 9am – 3pm

Photography Camp: July 30 – August 3 / 9am – 3pm

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

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

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.

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.(fitnessbythesea.com)

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

 

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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!

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, FD&D Camp in Santa Monica only).  Use discount code: FUNKY18

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Groundlings Teen Improv Camp

Type: Day Camp, Improv

Description:

Teens learn the fundamentals of improv in this fun and engaging workshop series which culminates in an improv performance on The Groundlings student stage.

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Kidspace Camp: Messy Mayhem

Type: Art & Nature, Day Camp

Description:

Are you ready to get grubby? During Messy Mayhem: Sense-sational Spring Camp, from mud to slime we’ll find the muckiest yuckiest ways to experience the world through our senses, all while exploring science, art, and nature. We promise every day you’ll need to take a bath! Adults – towel or tarp recommended for pick up. Visit kidspacemuseum.org for full details and registration. Kidspace Members receive 10% off!

Week 1: March 19 – 23
Week 2: March 26 – March 30
9:00am – 3:00pm, $450 a week
3:00 – 6:00pm aftercare available for an additional $75 fee.
For children ages 5 to 9

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PlanetBravo Summer Camp

Type: Academic, Day Camp, Tech

Description:

Techno-tainment Summer Camp runs one-week sessions Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm for students entering grades 2-9. Students sign-up for one week-long course at a time from the list of available options. Students who sign up for multiple weeks may take all different courses, or repeat some of their favorites, since all our classes have a wealth of possible projects to complete. Each day is balanced with a healthy mix of indoor and outdoor activities, including afternoon sports, snack break, and the ever popular computer games of Network Game Time. There are always multiple activity options during these times to ensure all students find something they enjoy. At the end of each week, we hold a closing award ceremony and open house where students can show off their work and are recognized for their accomplishments.

Multiple locations around California: Santa Monica, Pasadena, Playa Vista, Beverly Hills, Encino, Berkeley, Irvine, Manhattan Beach, Fullerton, Ross, and Santa Clarita.

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Sequoyah Summerhouse

Type: Day Camp

Description:

Summerhouse is Sequoyah School’s flexible summer program, offering a diverse blend of activities for ages 5-15. Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.  There’s a lot to choose from every week including featured projects designed by our own Sequoyah experts.  Develop your mind, spirit and independence!

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Tumbleweed Day Camp

Type: Day Camp

Description:

Tumbleweed Day Camp has been providing children with a place to unplug, explore and play for over 60 years on 100 acres of beautiful, unspoiled nature in the Santa Monica Mountains . Tumbleweed offers over 100 activities including archery, swimming, horseback riding and ropes courses. Tumbleweed campers have fun, learn from highly trained counselors and grow into the best versions of themselves. A summer at Tumbleweed is a summer where your child will laugh, let loose, and make new friends. A summer they will never forget. Transportation included.

Register today at www.tumbleweedcamp.com or call 310-472-7474. We invite you to join us for our Open Houses.

 

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