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Day Camp

5 Star Enrichment Camps

Type: Day Camp

Description:

Our future is bright with educated, fit and healthy Children and continues with fit and healthy Families. We can make exercise and fitness FUN in order to fight childhood obesity.

MISSION
·To teach Children healthy lifestyles and skills through fun and interactive enrichment programs
·To assist Parents with raising healthy and fit Children
·To inspire and promote physical fitness in our community.

Summer Camp at Dockweiler Beach!

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Aloha Beach Camp

Type: Beach, Day Camp

Description:

Step your child’s summer up a notch with an epic day camp experience they won’t find anywhere else. Learn to surf, jet ski, boogie board and more at Aloha Beach Camp in Los Angeles!

Aloha Beach Camp is L.A.’s most comprehensive aquatic sports day camp program with over 200 safe and fun beach, lake, and ocean activities for kids and teens ages 4 to 15.

We take day trips to L.A.’s best beaches, lakes, and water parks like Zuma, Paradise Cove, Castaic Lake, Hurricane Harbor and more where campers enjoy instructional surfing, jet skiing, ocean kayaking, and countless other seaside activities supervised by lifeguard-certified counselors who have your child’s safety in mind. No prior beach or ocean experience is necessary because our counselors will be with you every step of the way teaching you the ropes from the ground up.

Your child will love Aloha Beach Camp but you, as a busy parent, might love it even more. Free transportation is included so you don’t have to drive your child to camp yourself. Enjoy our flexible day-by-by registration format where you can pick and choose the individual days you want your child to come to camp instead of dealing with rigid preset enrollment sessions established by the camp. Plus, get a 100%, no-questions-asked, money-back guarantee if you’re not completely satisfied.

Aloha Beach Camp is L.A.’s only beach day camp to earn accreditation by the American Camp Association. This means you get extra peace of mind knowing you’re choosing an above-board program that’s achieved a proven level of trust and certification with respect to safety, quality, and fun for all participants.

Join us April 29th at Zuma Beach for an open house or contact us for a free private tour for you and your friends. We look forward to seeing you this summer!

Camp Locations: Zuma Beach, Mailbu, Paradise Cove, Malibu, Castaic Lake and other local beaches, lakes and water parks.

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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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Beginner Saber Camp

Type: Day Camp, Sports

Description:

Is your daughter or son interested in sword fighting like a Musketeer, Jedi, Gladiator, Knight, Robin Hood or Joan of Arc? Then FENCING is the answer! During this week-long program, students will learn the basics of the sport through games and fun activities in Southern California’s premier fencing location. While learning this Olympic, NCAA and Ivy League sport campers will discover a strong sense of empowerment, self confidence and leadership. Your child will discover a sport that is both centuries old and completely contemporary because it uses high-tech equipment. Be ready for a fantastic experience.

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BiocitizenLA Summer School 2018

Type: Day Camp

Description:

Our Place: LA Summer  Wonder | Connection | Stewardship

Biocitizen LA provides your child the opportunity to experience the environment in playful, mindful, AND wild ways, while exploring the meanings and systems that formed the places we inhabit each day.

Biocitizen LA “summer camp” classes begin June 11th – space is limited, so enroll now!
Sessions run Monday – Friday,  8:30AM-4PM
We meet at the Echo Park Lake, and head out to explore!
Ages  K-8
Full Session price $370.00
Transportation provided

Biocitizen LA brings students into direct contact with LA’s myriad of wild and urban habitats and ecosystems.  Our classes are active, immersive and reflective: We hike, climb, swim, share, and always take time to simply sit and observe the world around us.

For detailed class info and online registration: www.biocitizenla.org/summer-programs-1

Please inquire with Biocitizen LA Director, Jesse Carmichael, about classes and scholarship information: email biocitizenla@gmail.com or call 323 426 9024.

Biocitizen LA gets your child “off the screen and into the green!”

We are a non-profit environmental education and enrichment organization. We teach Earth Stewardship, Resilience, and Mindful Movement via Field Environmental Philosophy (FEP) to K-8 students. FEP combines the study of ecology & ethics, with conservation & service. To learn more about us, check out biocitizenla.org.

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Cali Camp

Type: Day Camp

Description:

At Cali Camp, each camper will experience a variety of over 50 mini-adventure with activities and exciting special events to express their individual interests and curiosity. Whether visiting for the whole summer or just a week, every camper will reconnect with the environment’s wonder and reclaim the magic it offers.

Our philosophy supports an optimistic and educational FUN time for all campers, no matter who they are, what they like or whether they are outgoing or shy.  We believe that children learn when they are experiencing things in a fun, carefree environment.

We believe in generating a summer that each camper can share with friends for months after they leave Cali. To us, success is happiness resonating not just during but also after a Cali kids camp experience.

Camp rates include transportation from stops throughout the San Fernando Valley and LA city.

2018 Dates: June 11 – Aug 10th – Open House Dates: March 11, April 29, and May 20th from 10 – 1.

 

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Camp Super Duper

Type: Day Camp

Description:

A 21st century day camp for 21st century kids.  A kaleidoscope of activities, a whole-child heart-centered philosophy, the BEST staff of fun, quirky, cool, mature, experienced ADULTS,  and more fun than you may be able to handle.  We do everything from Art, Sports & Cooking to DJing, Podcasting, Parkour & mini-golf.  Maker’s Lab.  Water Play. Field Trips. Theme Days…. Come Discover, Create, Connect, Laugh, Play, Grow, and be the YOUiest YOU you can be!   Ages 4-16.  Organic Lunch, Extended Care & Transportation available! Come find your Tribe and let yourself shine!

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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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Camp Wise LA

Type: Day Camp

Description:

Camp Wise is a fun, active Jewish summer day camp at Wise School! Kindergarten through 8th graders have jam-packed days filled with activities such as swimming, sports in our brand-new gym, and specialties including art, science, cooking, music, martial arts, and more! 1st-8th graders have weekly field trips, and everyone enjoys programs such as carnivals, theme weeks, and Rockin’ Shabbat to ensure campers can have fun all summer long. Our mission is to provide a fun, safe, and loving community built on Jewish values, bonding with new and old friends, and looking forward to returning every year!

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Capitol Debate

Type: Academic, Day Camp

Description:

Camp Description: Our debate camps teach the fundamentals of argumentation, enabling kids to develop core debating skills that boost confidence and self-esteem. We offer students the chance to improve their communication skills in a safe and secure environment. The curricula of our debate camps aim to equip children to structure arguments, prepare debate cases, research evidence, write rebuttal briefs, deliver speeches, and refute opponents. It will prepare them to join high school debate teams, Model United Nations teams, or speech teams. Not only will our students learn debating skills, they will feel an increase in self-worth, learn critical thinking skills, and improve communication with their peers.

Camp Location(s): Over 40+ Locations throughout the United States, Canada, and Singapore.

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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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City of Santa Monica Community Classes and Camps Program

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

Description:

The City of Santa Monica’s Community Classes and Camps Program provides City of Santa Monica residents and non-residents with a variety of youth camps and a variety of genres.

Locations in Various City of Santa Monica Park Facilities.

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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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Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences – Summer Programs

Type: Academic, Acting, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Coding, Cooking, Creative Writing, Dance, Day Camp, Enrichment, Film, Kindergarten Readiness, Music, Performing Arts, Photography, Sports, Surfing, Tech, Theater, Visual Arts, Voice

Description:

Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences is a leader in innovative academic, arts, and enrichment curricula for students in Kindergarten through 12th grades. Summer at Crossroads offers you the opportunity to experience a full variety of courses as unique as the school’s regular year programs. Students are challenged to develop skills, to enjoy learning, and to grow in areas of special interest while experiencing their “Summer at Crossroads.”

Summer programs at Crossroads are open to the public and provide progressive and fun K-12 summer camps, classes and programs.  No formal admissions process is required.  Need based tuition reduction is available.

Two locations:

Middle and Upper School: 21st Street Campus | 1714 21st St., Santa Monica, CA 90404

Elementary School: Norton Campus | 1715 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404

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Dan the Man’s Superkids Summer Camp

Type: Day Camp, Sports

Description:

Summer Day Camp begins July 9th and runs through August 24th. Times are 9am – 3pm daily, ages 3 – 10 years old. Must be fully potty trained. Campers have a great day filled with rotating activities that include: Gymnastics, gym play, sports, games, arts and crafts and water play.  Children are grouped into appropriate age groups for activities and are all together fro snack and lunch time. Parents can sign up for individual days or for a full week. Sibling discounts are given.

 

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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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Destination Science

Type: Academic, Day Camp, STEM

Description:

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

Since 2000 DS kids have been experiencing “Aha!” moments of understanding, creativity and curiosity while engineering, building and experimenting with astonishing gadgets, and fantastic gizmos. Our top notch, enthusiastic educators and leaders make STEM learning an adventure! Enroll now in all 4 camps for best savings!

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

2018 Topics:
Science Makers & Inventors Camp!
Build soccer-bots & Rube Goldberg-like contraptions

Amusement Park Science Camp!
Roller coasters, carnivals & marine explorers

Transforming Robots Camp!
Build & train 4 robots & engineer with techno toys

Rovers Rocketing to Space Camp!
Build a dinosaur roverbot & launch a rocket to a fantastical planet

Minecraft 101: MOD Design Camp!
for campers entering 5th, 6th & 7th grade, select locations only

Over 20 Great LA Locations:
Westside:        Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Hollywood
South Bay:      El Segundo, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach
San Fernando Valley: Encino, Northridge, Studio City, Woodland Hills
Foothills:         Arcadia, Claremont, Glendale, La Canada, Pasadena, Pomona, San Marino

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DIAVOLO DAY CAMP

Type: Dance, Day Camp, Martial Arts, Theater

Description:

DIAVOLO is a unique dance company that uses larger-than-life structures to accomplish the impossible! Learn to Dance, Fly, and Catch on DIAVOLO’S unique sets and structures! Each day focuses on different set pieces as well as different styles of movement, including dance, gymnastics, parkour, acrobatics, theatrics, and martial arts. Recommended for Ages 8-14 years – all levels of experience are welcome!

Check out our video on Youtube!

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Digital Dragon

Type: Academic, Coding, Day Camp, Film, STEAM, STEM, Tech

Description:

Amazing week-long summer technology camp for kids aged 7-14 interested in designing video games, advancing their computer programming skills, engineering/programming robots, producing and shooting YouTube videos and short films, taking their Minecraft expertise to the next level, and having fun at the same time! Our camp culture is central to who we are: we have team building activities and outdoor time at a nearby park for lunch and field games. Our teachers are trained professionals in the field and teach our after-school and in-school enrichment classes year round…technology isn’t only their passion, it’s their life!

Two locations:
Santa Monica: 1453 14th St. Suite C, Santa Monica, 90404
Hollywood: 1233 N. McCaden Pl., Los Angeles, 90038

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EXPLO

Type: Academic, Day Camp, Sleep Away

Description:

For more than 40 years, EXPLO has brought together bright, curious, and interesting young people from around the globe. EXPLO provides a range of one-, two-, and three-week summer programs for students ages 7 to 17 on the campuses of Yale University, Wellesley College, and Wheaton College (MA). Featuring more courses, activities, and trips than any other summer program, EXPLO is a unique, safe, and supportive learning environment. Our students make friends from around the world, discover new interests and abilities, and have fun at every turn.

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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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Galileo Innovation Camps

Type: Cooking, Creative, Day Camp, Design, Maker, STEAM, STEM, Tech

Description:

SUMMER CAMPS KIDS LOVE. Galileo Innovation Camps for Pre-K – 8th Graders

At Galileo, we mix the fun of traditional day camp with thoughtfully crafted, hands-on projects in fields from science and engineering to the visual and culinary arts. Supported by the boundless energy of the best staff around, Galileo campers grow with us from pre-K through 8th grade, emerging as confident creators ready to express themselves fearlessly, lead boldly and turn their ideas into reality in high school and beyond. We call them Galileo Innovators, and they will change the world.

Camp Galileo (Pre-K – 5th grades): A four-week program with one-week options offering art, science and outdoor activities organized around inspired weekly themes.

Galileo Summer Quest (Entering 5th – 8th grades): Campers choose a different subject every week, creating go-karts, gourmet confections, robot pets and more in one of 10 majors.

21 locations in Southern California. Extended care from 8am – 6pm. Optional healthy lunch program. To sign up or learn more, visit www.galileo-camps.com or call 1-800-854-3684.

LA: Westside & Valley Camp Locations 

Venice (NEW!) – Camp Galileo
Westminster Avenue Elementary
1010 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, CA 90291

Santa Monica (NEW!) – Camp Galileo
PS1 Pluralistic School
1225 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Brentwood – Camp Galileo
St. Martins Tours Elementary School
11955 Sunset Blvd. LA, CA 90049

West Hollywood/ Beverly Hills – Camp Galileo
West Hollywood Elementary School
970 N. Hammond St., West Hollywood, CA 90069

Encino/ Sherman Oaks – Camp Galileo
St. Cyril of Jerusalem School
4548 Haskell Ave., Encino, CA 91436

Burbank – Camp Galileo & Galileo Summer Quest
Lycée International School of Los Angeles: Burbank Campus
1105 West Riverside Drive, Burbank, CA 91506

Culver City – Camp Galileo & Galileo Summer Quest
Turning Point School
8780 National Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232

Playa Vista – Camp Galileo & Galileo Summer Quest
Westside Neighborhood School
5401 Beethoven Street, Los Angeles, CA 90066

LA South Bay Locations

Manhattan Beach- Camp Galileo & Galileo Summer Quest
Meadows Elementary School
1200 Meadows Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Redondo Beach – Camp Galileo
Washington Elementary School
1100 Lilienthal Lane, Redondo Beach, CA 90278

Palos Verdes – Camp Galileo
Montemalaga Elementary School
1121 Vía Nogales, Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274

Long Beach (NEW!) – Camp Galileo
St. Joseph Elementary School
6200 East Willow Street, Long Beach, CA 90815

LA Eastside Locations 

Claremont – Camp Galileo
Condit Elementary School
1750 North Mountain Ave., Claremont, CA 91711

La Cañada Flintridge (NEW!) – Camp Galileo
Crestview Preparatory School
140 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada, CA 91011

Los Felíz – Camp Galileo & Galileo Summer Quest
Lycée International School of Los Angeles: Los Felíz Campus
4155 Russell Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Pasadena – Camp Galileo & Galileo Summer Quest
Walden School
74 S. San Gabriel Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107

Orange County Camp Locations 

Costa Mesa (NEW!) – Camp Galileo & Galileo Summer Quest
Mariners Christian School
300 Fischer Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Irvine – Camp Galileo & Galileo Summer Quest
Northwood Elementary School
28 Carson, Irvine, CA 92620

Ladrea Ranch – Camp Galileo
Oso Grande Elementary
30251 Sienna Parkway, Ladera Ranch, CA 92694

Newport Beach – Camp Galileo
Andersen Elementary School
1900 Port Seabourne Way, Newport Beach, CA 92660

San Diego Locations

Carlsbad (NEW!)- Camp Galileo
Aviara Oaks Elementary School
6900 Ambrosia Lane, Carlsbad, CA 92011

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Genesis Lab Camp

Type: Academic, Day Camp

Description:

Genesis Lab Camp is a five-day, fully immersive adventure into math and science, enveloped in rich historical contexts. Your child will engage with a host of innovative tools spanning 3D printing, virtual reality, and everything in between. Students will be challenged in an active learning, design-centered environment created by professional educators and college-level professors. Camp sessions are geared towards middle schoolers and run 5 days, Monday through Friday, from 9 AM to 2 PM.

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Girls Who Code Campus

Type: Academic, Camps for Girls, Day Camp, STEM, Tech

Description:

Girls Who Code Campus is a nationally-recognized organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in tech. Girls Who Code Campus is a NEW series of two-week summer courses for girls in 6th-12th grade. Each course dives deep on exciting new material, like iPhone App Development or Wearable Tech & Fashion Design. Your daughter will enjoy challenging hands-on activities, collaborative projects, and access to a sisterhood of other creative, ambitious girls.

In LA, Campus courses are hosted at Harvey Mudd, Scripps, and Loyola Marymount University.

Harvey Mudd College
301 Platt Boulevard, Claremont, California 91711

Scripps College
1030 North Columbia Avenue, Claremont, California 91711

Loyola Marymount College
1 Loyola Marymount University Dr., Los Angeles, California 90045

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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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Harvard-Westlake Summer

Type: Academic, Arts Education, Day Camp, Sports

Description:

Harvard-Westlake Summer invites you to join us. Whatever your interest is, chances are we have something to offer you! Award winning Harvard-Westlake faculty instruct courses in Film, Visual and Performing Arts, Academic Enrichment, and Wolverine Sports Camps. Our programs range from grades 3 – 12. Visit www.hw.com/summerprograms for descriptions of the different programs and our summer schedule.

Camp Locations:
Harvard-Westlake Upper School
3700 Coldwater Canyon
Studio City, CA 91604

Harvard-Westlake Middle School
700 N. Faring Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90077

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iD Tech Academies for Teens

Type: Academic, Day Camp, Robotics, Sleep Away, STEM, Tech

Description:

Whether you’re passionate about coding and engineering or video game design and development, go from “enthusiast” to “expert” this summer at an iD Tech Academy. At these intensive two-week programs for teens ages 13–18, you’ll have the opportunity to:

• Build real-world skills in an inspiring, prestigious university setting
• Learn from world-class faculty and network with peers
• Gain priceless Industry insights with studio tours and guest speakers (varies by location)
• Join a community of iD Tech alumni who are landing dream jobs at Facebook, Google, EA, and Ubisoft, launching startups, founding nonprofits, and much more.

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iD Tech Summer Camps for Kids & Teens

Type: Academic, Day Camp, Robotics, Sleep Away, STEM, Tech

Description:

This summer, your child can explore a prestigious campus, make friends as they master new tech skills, and join a community of more than 350,000 alumni. At iD Tech Camps, students ages 7-17 learn to code, design video games, produce videos, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, build laptops, learn about cybersecurity, and more!

Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs held at 150+ prestigious campuses nationwide—including UCLA, Caltech, UC Irvine, LMU, Cal Lutheran, and more. Our 8:1 student-to-instructor average ensures customized learning with the smallest class sizes, leading to “a-ha moments” and awesome outcomes. Programs instill in-demand skills that embolden students to shape the future.

 

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Iverbe Day and Sports Camp

Type: Dance, Day Camp, Sports

Description:

Iverbe Day and Sports Camp is dedicated to creating a fun, positive summer experience in a safe environment at the Willows Community School, Palisades High School and at St. Anastasia School in Westchester.

We are committed to providing your child with a uniquely personal camp experience. Our counselors understand the importance of developing relationships with their campers and will help them build meaningful relationships with each other.

Our goal is to provide a safe, supportive environment where campers are free to explore their capabilities and focus on having fun.

Camp Locations in Pacific Palisades, Culver City and Westchester.

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Kidspace Museum Summer Camp

Type: Art & Nature, Day Camp

Description:

Kidspace Museum Summer Camp offers multiple ways for kids to have fun and learn this Summer! Tiny Trekkers is all about art & science and is designed for 4-5 year olds. For the 5-9 year olds, they can choose between Art Adventures, Nature Detectives, Space Explorers, or puppetry with the Bob Baker Marionettes.

 

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Learn to Surf LA

Type: Beach, Day Camp, Sports, Surfing

Description:

Come surf with Learn to Surf LA, the longest running and best surf school in Santa Monica! We have been providing surf lessons since 2002 and summer youth surf camp since 2004, and we hold the first permit ever issued in Santa Monica for surf camps. Put our extensive experience to your advantage and come surf with us!

We have been honing our services for over 15 years – our camp is safe, fun and effective. Our maximum student to instructor ratio of 5:1 maximizes instruction without compromising safety while at the same time providing unmatched value. Our camp prides itself in providing the best surf instruction in Los Angeles County, and we have been praised by lifeguards and parents alike for being more than just a day camp: we actually teach our kids how to surf! By the end of a week with us, they will not only have made new friends and had the experience of a lifetime, they’ll be able to handle themselves competently and safely in the water while having a great time!

  • Spring Break Surf Camp: March 26th to April 6th
  • Summer Surf Camp: June 11th to August 24th

Locations:

  • Santa Monica/Venice Beach
  • Manhattan Beach/El Porto

Our camp is:

  • Monday-Friday,
  • Full days are 9:30-3:30
  • Half days are 9:30-12:30 and 12:30 to 3:30.
  • 8am Early dropoff
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Ages 5-17

Get a $50 off any full week booked online using promo code MOMSLA18

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Margie Haber Kids Camp

Type: Acting, Day Camp, Film, Theater

Description:

Our Kids professional acting camp is focused on the Haber Philosophy of “living the life” in an audition context.  Through a series of step-by-step exercises and scenes, students will learn to bring their most imaginative, intuitive and present selves to their auditions. That is why agents and managers love us!  Work is done on-camera and the scenes are taken from television shows and films. In addition we cover all the major genres in both cold-read and callback scenarios.

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Modeling Camp

Type: Day Camp, Fashion, Pre-Teen, Teen

Description:

Modeling Camp invites all girls to explore the world of fashion and style this summer! Featured on Good Morning America and the Insider, this camp offers girls ages 11-17 a one of a kind experience! From photo shoots to fashion shows, from health and fitness to personal presentation – Modeling Camp is the ideal camp for all fashionistas! Visit us at www.modelingcamp.com!

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Money Munchkids

Type: Day Camp

Description:

Money Munchkids is dedicated to teaching kids K-3rd grade financial education and money management through our retail products and financial education camp. The Money Munchkids Financial Education Kids Camp takes children on an interactive educational adventure to understanding financial literacy and money management.

Through dynamic, teacher approved, hands-on lessons, children 5 to 9 years old will learn new vocabulary and financial education concepts such as those related to banking, saving, distinguishing needs vs wants, budgeting, even earning and investing money. Our financial education program also teaches kids other important life skills such as critical thinking, teamwork, leadership, and decision making.

The Money Munchkids financial education program is designed to meet the learning styles of all students. Every lesson incorporates a combination of learning styles (visual, aural, verbal, kinesthetic, logical, interpersonal and solitary) to teach the content to all learners. Our classes include lectures, stories, musical expression, partner work, independent exploration, kinesthetic activities, group activities, and interactive dialogue to support learning. Our take-home materials bridge class learning with home conversations and real-life scenarios. Course Length: 8 one hour lessons spread across 1-8 weeks

Age/Grade: 5-9 years old / K-3rd Grade

2018 Spring Break dates and locations:
4/2/2018 – 4/5/2018 at RSSCC, Simi Valley, CA 93063
4/2/2018 – 4/5/2018 at BCS, Ventura, CA

2018 Spring/Summer dates & Locations
4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28 at Reseda, CA
5/17, 5/18, 5/24, 5/25 at Reseda, CA
7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28  at Reseda, CA

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My French Summer Camp

Type: Day Camp, Language

Description:

Create your own camp, on a weekly session basis. You can register your kids and teenagers for academic French classes on a half day basis and/or enroll them for fun outdoors and indoors creative activities on a full day basis, including two hours of French a day.

Location #1: Culver West Alexander Park, in Culver City (with Alliance Francaise teachers):
4162 Wade St, Los Angeles, CA 90066
Full day camp, from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm.
Pick up until 4.00 pm (free). Lunch not included.
Ages: 6 to 11 ; 12 to 16.
Activities: two hours of French learning (two subgroups according to levels), arts & crafts, theater, dance, movies, cooking, outdoor games, treasure hunts. All in French!
Rates: $420/week : non members $380/week: members

Location #2: Alliance Francaise de Los Angeles
Century City: 10390 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 120. Los Angeles CA 90039
Half day camp, from 9.oo am to 12.oo pm.
Pick up until 1.oo pm (free). Lunch not included.
Ages: 11 to 16.
Activities: two hours of French learning (two subgroups according to levels), arts & crafts, theater, movies, baking. All in French!
Rates: $280/week : non members $250/week : members

 

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Pacific Point’s Summer Program

Type: Academic, Day Camp

Description:

Do you want to make your own potions like a wizard? Or, create your own space game using coding? In addition to themed group activities, various guest speakers, science experiments and art projects, students will receive 2 hours of 1:1 intervention using programs including Seeing Stars®, Visualizing and Verbalizing®, Wilson Reading, ST Math, Read Naturally, executive functioning programs and more.

We offer nine week-long sessions Monday – Friday from 9-2pm including snack and lunch. Additional intervention hours are available from 8-9am and 2-5pm. The summer sessions start on June 11th and end on August 10th (*Closed on July 4th).

*Early bird package pricing applied if signed up before May 1st (after May 1st, all pricing is $1,400/week)

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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. Our most popular courses are YouTube Workshop, Roblox 3D Game Design, and Minecraft Modding. 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 an open house where students can show off their work and are recognized for their accomplishments.

Multiple locations around California: Santa Monica, Pasadena, LAX/Westchester, Beverly Hills, Encino, Berkeley, Irvine, Manhattan Beach, Fullerton, Marin, and Burbank.

 

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Play 2 Progress Summer Enrichment Camps

Type: Arts & Crafts, Creative, Day Camp, Enrichment, Kindergarten Readiness, Sensory Movement, STEM, Team Building

Description:

Play 2 Progress builds skills for the journey through childhood. Our camps are designed to allow your children to keep learning and exploring after school ends, while having a blast. We get messy in every camp – whether we’re creating works of art, doing science experiments, building obstacle courses, or just swinging, climbing, and building in our state-of-the-art sensory gym.

Play is fun, but it’s also powerful; Play 2 Progress camps harness that power to help your kids advance academically, improve fine and gross motor skills, and be good teammates. The only problem is – kids don’t want to leave!

June 18-22 Sensory Movement Camp
June 25-29 Launch into Kindergarten Camp
July 9-13 Team Building Camp
July 16-20 Launch into Kindergarten Camp
July 23-27 Sensory Movement Camp
July 30-August 3 Creative Minds: Art and Fine Motor Camp
August 6-10 Mad Science Camp

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Prime Time Sports

Type: Day Camp, Sports

Description:

If you’ve got an active 4-14 year-old who likes to play, then Prime Time’s for you.  Each day offers an array of sports, camp classics, sports training and special events presented by a dynamic staff at top-flight locations throughout Los Angeles. We also offer Art/Sports and Tech/Sports Combo Camps for those looking to do a bit of everything during the summer. Whether your child’s just starting out or looking to take their game to the next level, our low staffing ratio (as low as 6:1) ensures that everyone thrives.  That’s the Prime Time Way.

Locations include:

West Los Angeles – Emerson Middle School
1650 Selby Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Santa Monica – Crossroads School
1714 21st St, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Silver Lake – Ivanhoe Elementary School
2828 Herkimer St. Los Angeles, CA 90039

Woodland Hills – Taft High School
5461 Winnetka Ave, Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Hancock Park – John Burroughs Middle School
600 S Mc Cadden Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90005

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Sandy Days Kids Camp

Type: Day Camp

Description:

Sandy Days Kids Camp is a beach camp located in Pacific Palisades for kids ages 4.5 to 14.  Swimming, Boogie Boarding, Paddling, Flag Football, Capture the Flag, Arts and Crafts, Dance, Team and Individual Sports, Creative Performances and Sand Activities are encouraged by our mature and experienced staff.  We maintain a 6:1 camper to counselor ratio.  Our flexible schedule allows you to arrange days at the beach that will fit in with your summer plans.

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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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SHIELD TEEN Girls Empowerment Summer Camp

Type: Camps for Girls, Dance, Day Camp, Martial Arts, Sports, Teen

Description:

Parents just like you LOVE our FUN Summer Camp

TEEN GIRLS Empowerment Summer Camp (Girls ages 12-19)

Empowerment Summer Camp That Your TEEN Girl Will LOVE!

The camp includes daily women’s self defense training, water sports lessons by UCLA (kayaking, sailing, stand up paddle boarding), dance classes, meditation classes, nutrient classes, safe dating workshops, kickboxing classes, core strengthening workouts, stretching classes, and other fun activities geared to increase: agility, balance, coordination, speed, focus, strength, and confidence. It a high energy, fun, safe, and empowering program that your daughter will LOVE! All included at an affordable price of $45/day! (This price offer ends April 30!)

All water sports activities are conducted safely in Marina del Rey channel hosted by UCLA. All instructors and coaches for the water sports are UCLA employees who go through extensive training in both water activities and in working with youth. They hold current Red Cross CPR and First Aid certifications.

Hosted by SHIELD Women’s Self Defense System®. SHIELD has been featured across the world on BBC World News, E! Entertainment, Hallmark, BuzzFeed, France24, NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox, Telemundo, Univision, and more.

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SOCAPA School of Creative & Performing Arts

Type: Acting, Arts Education, Dance, Day Camp, Music, Performing Arts, Photography, Sleep Away, Theater

Description:

Come join the next generation of visual and performing artists at SOCAPA – The School of Creative & Performing Arts! SOCAPA offers 1-3 week Summer Program intensives in Filmmaking, Acting, Music, Dance, Photography and Screenwriting. Campers of all experience levels are challenged to advance their craft through hands-on learning with teachers who are leaders in their fields. With these Intensives comes the best of summer – a time for friendship and fun with activities every night and weekend. Los Angeles campers can enjoy trips to Venice Beach and the Walk of Fame, along with visits from guest artists, karaoke nights, and much more! Follow the link below for a tour of our LA campus, visit our site, or call our NY office for more information!

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Sparkle Girl Empowerment Camps

Type: Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Camps for Girls, Creative, Day Camp, Fashion, Health and Wellness, Pre-Teen, Visual Arts

Description:

Sparkle Girl Empowerment Camps are created to serve girls ages 8-14. Campers will enjoy fun and exciting, interactive activities that are designed to ignite creativity and innovation. Our mission is to enrich and empower girls in developing their self-esteem, confidence, talents, imagination, social responsibility, a healthy, positive, mental mindset, leadership, individual expression and life skills.  From DIY arts and crafts to learning how to create their own business, our campers are sure to have a blast and gain lasting friendships.

There are four amazing camps offered-The Ultimate Art Extravaganza Camp, SHE-E-O Entrepreneur Camp, Girl Power Camp and Nature Girl Camp. Full Day and Half Day rates available – New Family discount-Save $25 with Discount code (MomsLA).

Camp #1-Art Camp- June 18th-June 22nd
Camp #2-SHE-E-O Entrepreneur Camp-June 25-June 29th
Camp #3-Girl Power Camp-July 9th-July 13th
Camp #4-Nature Girl Camp-July 16th- July 20th

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STAR Camps

Type: Day Camp

Description:

With over 30 years of educational programs, STAR Education’s SUMMER CAMPS are the premier camp choice for the Los Angeles area. With over 30 camps to choose from in 18 locations STAR has something for everyone. You can choose to have your child stay at one location throughout the entire summer and enjoy different camps, or tailor a unique summer experience by having them attend various camps at nearby locations. At STAR, the choice is yours!

Beverlywood STAR: 1518 S. Robertson Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90035

Canyon STAR: 421 Entrada Dr. Santa Monica, CA 90402

Castle Heights STAR: 9755 Cattaraugus Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90034

Dixie Canyon STAR: 4220 Dixie Canyon Ave. Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

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

Eshelman STAR: 25902 Eshelman Ave. Lomita, CA 90717

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

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

Loyola Village: 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

OverlandSTAR: 10650 Ashby Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90034

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

West Hollywood STAR: 970 N. Hammond St. West Hollywood, CA 90069

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

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Summer at Brentwood

Type: Academic, Day Camp, Enrichment

Description:

Summer at Brentwood is a day camp program that provides a safe and nurturing environment where students entering Grades K – 12 can engage in a broad range of classes, sports, and activities within the vibrant and diverse community of Brentwood School.

Two locations:

K-6 day camp
12001 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90049

Sports, 7-12 academic/enrichment courses
100 S. Barrington Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90049

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Summer at Stratford

Type: Day Camp

Description:

Get Set for Summer! Flexible Camp Schedules & Oodles of Options for:
Preschool – Pre-Kindergarten
Kindergarten
Elementary (Grades 1 – 5)

Stratford infuses its STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) curriculum into an innovative and fun summer camp experience featuring themed, project-based learning and enriched academic challenges.

For the Preschool-Kindergarten age group (2.5 – 5 years old) – Campers learn, explore, and engage in a combination of hands-on learning projects and interactive play.

For the Elementary age group (first through fifth grade, 6-11 years old) – each 2-week camp session is built around a project-based-learning theme, where students collaborate to tackle a real-world problem by utilizing cross-disciplinary academic principles and new concepts in a fun and engaging way. This summer’s themes are planned to include:

Worldly Adventures – Create a new colony. Learn about infrastructure, ecosystems and more.

Innovation Design – Design your own Engineer’s/”Maker’s” lab. In the spirit of “making things that work and making things work better,” students will learn about design and engineering-thinking and then team-up to design their own projects.

Cooking Showdown – Cultivate your own food business. Learn about cuisine from different countries, entrepreneurship and economics.

Explore Summer@Stratford — StratfordSchools.com/summer-camp

 

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Summer Institute for Kids

Type: Day Camp

Description:

The Summer Institute for kids offers hands-on fun and enrichment for children who will be entering first through sixth grades. The program provides a great opportunity for children to delve into new or favorite areas of exploration, innovation and learning, including science, technology, sports, engineering, design, math, the arts, music, and much more. The Summer Institute will run 4 one-week sessions from June 18-July 13, 2018 featuring all day and half day classes. Parents and students can mix and match one-week sessions to design their ideal summer program. Popular courses include Culinary Kids, Basketball with the Hoop Masters, Amusement Park Engineering, Hogwarts Wizard School and many more!

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Tinkering School LA

Type: Day Camp

Description:

Come build amazing things with us! Tinkering School LA teaches children the skills they need to work confidently in wood, plastic, and metal to build robust structures as wild as their imaginations. With a 4:1 camper to facilitator ratio, our fully stocked workshop provides a safe and supportive environment for personal growth through skills development and creative construction.

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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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UCLA Recreation Summer Camps

Type: Day Camp, Sports

Description:

UCLA Recreation offers a wide variety of programs for ages 5-17 including swim lessons, general day camps, travel camps, waterfront activities, musical theater, junior life guarding, skateboarding camp.

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Upstander Kids Anti-Bullying Camp

Type: Day Camp, Sports

Description:

An Upstander stands up for others whenever bullying occurs. We empower kids 6-12 years old from a Child Development perspective with group activities centered around martial arts, movement, mindfulness & meditation. Camp is designed to help kids build self-esteem, to find an activity for them to be passionate about, and empower them with tools to keep them safe:

Boundary Setting & Self-Defense
Fun Martial Arts training
Yoga & Mindful Meditation
Team Sports, Chess & indoor/outdoor games
Performing/Creative Arts

Benefits:
Confidence & Self-esteem
Grit & a Growth Mindset
Empathy & Kindness
Mindfulness & SEL

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