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Adventure Marine Camp – Channel Islands National Park – Live Aboard

Type: Adventure Camp, Animal Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Backpacking, Beach, Camps for Boys, Camps for Girls, Cooking, Nature, Outdoors, Photography, Sleep Away, Sleep Away Camp (or Overnight Camp), Sports, Surfing, Travel, Water Sports

Description:

Join our team of naturalists and ecologists for a five days adventure at Channel Islands National Park. Explore the national park from a whole new perspective. Snorkeling expansive kelp reefs, swimming amongst sea lions, kayaking and swimming through some of the world’s largest sea caves, surfing sand dunes, fishing, studying topography, and ecology of the islands and three gourmet meals a day. Visiting Santa Cruz, San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Santa Barbara, and Anacapa Islands!

Experiential learning at its finest!

Taking place on a custom-built expedition vessel, this micro version of a semester at sea is the perfect ratio of adventure to learning, resulting in a respect and adoration for the marine environment that lasts a lifetime. Campers return with knowledge about island ecology, marine biology, geography, astronomy, resource conservation, and seamanship, all gained from their time aboard.

Ages 11-17

Connect:

Address: 117 B Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93109

Phone Number: (510) 219-9276

Email: [email protected]

Website: Adventure Marine Camp - Channel Islands National Park - Live Aboard

Dates: June 23rd-28th | July 7th-12th | July 28th-Aug 2nd

Price: $2150-$2495

Camp del Corazon

Type: Beach, Nature, Outdoors, Sleep Away, Special Needs Camp, Virtual Camps & Classes

Description:

Camp del Corazon Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Non-profit corporation, providing a free of charge, medically supervised, residential summer camp for children ages 7-17 who are living with heart disease as well as additional programs for young adults (P.A.C.E.) and families (Virtual Family Camp). All proceeds are spent on the camp and its programming.

Impact:

We provide an environment that offers support and self-esteem building and socialization that these children/young adults do not otherwise have access to. Impact of camp studies prove that camp helps to strengthen the confidence and self-esteem of children and your support will give these very special children life-altering experiences that cannot be put into words. As a testament to the impact the camp has on these young souls, most return year after year to relive experiences they can get nowhere else.

Camp del Corazon provides camp magic to kids with heart disease. Share our camp with your friends and family, and together we can make a difference in these children’s lives.

Summer Camp:
We offer 3 sessions that are 5 days in length for ages 7-17, taking place August 15-19, August 19-23 and August 23-27, 2024 on Catalina Island. Activities include snorkeling, high ropes, rock wall, arts & crafts, swimming, kayaking, performing arts, BB guns and archery. Applications open in January! Check out more at campdelcorazon.org/camp. FREE of Charge.

P.A.C.E. – Progressive Adult Cardiac Experience:
The PACE program has several events throughout the year for ages 18-25. The main program is our Retreat over Memorial Day Weekend in Glendale, CA. Our Camping trip is held in October, and other social events, including Book Club, can be found on our website: campdelcorazon.org/pace. Optional Registration Fee.

Virtual Family Camp:
Since 2020, we have hosted more than 50 families on Zoom for Virtual Family Camp! Reunite with camp friends, connect with other guardians affected by Heart Disease, and have fun bringing our camp traditions to your computer screen! 2024 Dates June 21st – 23rd. See more at campdelcorazon.org/virtualprograms. FREE of Charge.

Connect:

Address: 11615 Hesby st. , North Hollywood, CA 91601

Phone Number: 818-754-0312

Email:

Website: Camp del Corazon

Dates: August 15-19, August 19-23, August 23-27th, 2024

Price: Free of charge for families with children who suffer from heart disease

Camp Galileo

Type: Academic, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Creative, Day Camp, Design, Maker, Outdoors, Robotics, Science, STEAM, STEM, Teen, Tinkering, Traditional, Visual Arts

Description:

Camp Galileo: Innovation, Friendship and Fun for K–8th Graders

At Camp Galileo, every week is a one-of-a-kind adventure full of engaging STEAM projects, collaborative design challenges and classic camp fun, from silly skits to face painting to pie throwing. Grounded in the acclaimed Galileo Innovation Approach, our hands-on activities and outdoor games cultivate essential skills—including collaboration, perseverance and creative confidence—that last long after summer ends.

15+ locations in SoCal. 6 unique weeks of camp. Counselor in training program for 8-10th graders. Extended care 8am–6pm.

Register by February 29, 2024 and save at least $50 per week or over $500 when you sign up for six weeks or more! Discount automatically applied to cart.

18 SoCal Locations
Brentwood/Santa Monica – St. Martin of Tours Elementary School
11955 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles 90049

Burbank – International School of Los Angeles: Burbank Campus
1105 West Riverside Drive, Burbank 91506

Carlsbad – Poinsettia Elementary School
2445 Mica Rd, Carlsbad, CA 92009

Culver City – Echo Horizon School
3430 McManus Ave., Culver City 90232

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

Irvine (Springbrook) – Springbrook Elementary School
655 Springbrook N, Irvine, CA 92614

Irvine (Cadence Park) – Cadence Park School
750 Benchmark, Irvine, CA 92618

Laguna Niguel – Orange County Academy of Sciences and Arts
29292 Crown Valley Pkwy, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

Los Feliz – International School of Los Angeles LILA: Los Feliz Campus
4155 Russell Avenue, Los Angeles 90027

Manhattan Beach – Robinson Elementary School
80 S. Morningside Drive, Manhattan Beach 90266

Newport Beach – Tarbut V’Torah Community Day School
5 Federation Way, Irvine 92603

Palos Verdes – Montemalaga Elementary School
1121 Via Nogales, Palos Verdes Estates 90274

Pasadena – New Horizon School
651 Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena 91103

Sierra Madre/Arcadia – Alverno Heights Academy
200 North Michillinda Avenue, Sierra Madre, CA 91024

South Pasadena/San Marino – Holy Family School
1301 Rollin Street, South Pasadena 91030

Venice/Mar Vista – Beethoven Street Elementary
3711 Beethoven St., Los Angeles 90066

Westchester/Playa Vista – Westchester Lutheran School
7831 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles 90045

Westwood – Fairburn Elementary School
1403 Fairburn Ave, Los Angeles 90024

Connect:

Phone Number: (800) 854-3684

Email: [email protected]

Website: Camp Galileo

Dates: June 17 - August 9, 2024 (Check location for specific schedule)

Hours: 9am - 3pm

Price: $490-525 depending on location

Camp Half-Blood Los Angeles

Type: Adventure Camp, Arts & Crafts, Creative, Day Camp, Immersive Role Playing and Mythology, Outdoors

Description:

Camp Half-Blood is a mythology-based adventure camp program for rising 2nd-9th graders inspired by Rick Riordan’s renowned series, Percy Jackson and the Olympians. Each week of the program follows its own unique story arc as campers explore different mythologies from around the world. Demigods spend each day learning teamwork, building confidence, and showing off their creativity through hero training activities including sword fighting, solving puzzles, scavenging, mythological trivia, forging arms and armor, and competing in Olympic games. At Camp Half-Blood, kids become the hero of their own story!

Two Locations in Los Angeles for 2024!

Los Angeles West
Cheviot Hills Park
– 2459 Motor Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90064
July 8, 2024 – August 9, 2024

Los Angeles East
Brand Park – 1601 West Mountain Street, Glendale, CA 91201
June 24, 2024 – August 2, 2024

Connect:

Phone Number: (929) 397-9393

Email: [email protected]

Website: Camp Half-Blood Los Angeles

Dates: July 8, 2024 - August 9, 2024

Hours: Camp: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Office: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Price: $595

Camp Wildcraft Art + Nature Camp

Type: Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Creative, Day Camp, Maker, Mindfulness, Nature, Outdoors, Tinkering, Visual Arts

Description:

At Camp Wildcraft we grow creative, curious, confident and caring kids who feel at
home in nature. We are small by design, a warm place where kids feel connected to one another and to the wild nature surrounding us. Our two campuses in Calabasas and Malibu lead to nature trails we explore daily. During weekly sessions, Campers create big, unique art projects, paint and draw, sculpt in wood and clay, sew a pouch to carry handmade nature journals, hike and find adventures, build forts from branches, go on scavenger hunts, and much more! Each afternoon campers choose from a changing menu of creative and fun activities including theater, fiber arts, baking and more. There is a pool where kids swim at our Calabasas site and at our Malibu location there is a creek filled with tadpoles that kids play beside daily. Each summer day at Camp Wildcraft is an opportunity to explore with all our senses, and find joy and wonder with new friends in the wild places around us.

Junior Guide Leadership Program for Middle Schoolers entering grades 6-8
Volunteer High School Guides-in-Training Program

All details on website

TWO LOCATIONS:
Calabasas: MUSE Global School, 1666 Las Virgenes Canyon Rd, Calabasas
Malibu: Sycamore School, 3504 Las Flores Canyon Rd, Malibu, off PCH near Dukes

Connect:

Phone Number: (818) 489-3862

Email: [email protected]

Website: Camp Wildcraft Art + Nature Camp

Dates: June 17, 2024- August 9, 2024

Hours: 9:00-3:00, aftercare at MUSE only

Fitness by the Sea Beach Camp

Type: Adventure Camp, Arts & Crafts, Beach, Dance, Day Camp, Gymnastics, Martial Arts, Nature, Outdoors, Preschool Camp, Soccer, Sports, Surfing, Theater, Volleyball, Water Sports

Description:

Fitness by the Sea Beach Camp (FBS) is Los Angeles’ premiere and oldest beach camp (celebrating our 25th year) for children ages 4.5-14. With beachside locations in Santa Monica and Pacific Palisades, an experienced and spirited staff (average age 23), and low camper to staff ratios (6:1), FBS offers a full range of over 200 dynamic and creative activities in an encouraging and nurturing environment.

SIGN UP BY THE WEEK- Register your child for any weeks you wish, with no minimum weeks. Add as many weeks as you want whenever you want! With free and unlimited schedule changes you can¹t go wrong!

100% SAFETY RECORD– For the past 24 years, Fitness by the Sea has been recognized as the “safest beach camp” in the Los Angeles area. All of our camps cater to first-time campers and kids new to the ocean. No Prior ocean experience is required. Non-swimmers are welcome!

BUS TRANSPORTATION- Bus stops serving communities in Westwood, Beverly Hills, Cheviot Hills, West Hollywood, Mar Vista, Culver City, Venice, Marina del Rey, Playa Vista, Playa del Rey, and El Segundo areas.

OVER 200 ACTIVITIES- “Something for Everyone” – Ages 4.5-14
• Water Activities: surfing, boogie boarding, swimming, paddling, etc.
• Team Sports: soccer, baseball, flag football, dodge ball, etc.
• Creative Activities: dance, arts & crafts, yoga, puppet shows, magic, etc.
• Individual Sports: gymnastics, martial arts, cheerleading, fencing, etc.

Kids feel safe to be themselves and are encouraged to take safe risks, push their own limits, and discover their unique abilities.

Connect:

Address: 1541 Palisades Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90272

Phone Number: (310) 739-1442

Email: [email protected]

Website: Fitness by the Sea Beach Camp

Dates: June 10th, 2024 - August 24th, 2024

Hours: Hours: 9:00am – 3:00pm, Extended Care available 3:30pm – 5:30pm

Got Game Camp

Type: Academic, Arts & Crafts, Basketball, Creative, Day Camp, Outdoors, Science, Soccer, Sports, STEAM, STEM, Traditional

Description:

Get ready for an EPIC summer adventure with Got Game Summer Camp in LA!

Dates: June 13th to August 9th
Locations in Mid-City, West LA & Valley
Ages: 4-14
Hours: 9am-3:30pm (M-F)
Extended Care Avail: 8am-5pm
Optional Friday Field Trips

Make your summer unforgettable at Got Game! 

Join the HYPEST camp in town! Got Game Summer Camp is not your average summer experience. Our campers, aged 4-14, are in for an action-packed journey. Each day, campers play in age divisions and have the ability to choose their daily activities – from high-energy ACTIVE pursuits (sports, games, competitions) to engaging CREATIVE endeavors (arts, sciences, collaborative team projects). There is something for everyone, at Got Game!

Immerse yourself in your passions, explore new interests, and do it all with tons of like-minded friends at Got Game!

EARLY BIRD rates are available! Don’t miss out on the BEST summer ever! Register today at www.gotgamecamp.com. Questions? Reach out to us at [email protected] or call 310-975-8524 ext. 1.

Get ready to create unforgettable memories and make this summer one for the ages!

Locations:

Third Street Elementary [MID-CITY] 201 S. June Street, LA CA 90004

Hancock Park Elementary [MID-CITY] 408 S. Fairfax Ave, LA CA 90036

Short Avenue Elementary [WEST LA] 12814 Maxella Ave, LA CA 90066

Hale Charter Academy [WEST VALLEY] 23830 Califa Street, LA CA 91367

Connect:

Address: 408 S. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Phone Number: (310) 975-8524

Email: [email protected]

Website: Got Game Camp

Dates: June 13, 2024 - August 9, 2024

Hours: 9am-3:30pm

Price: $395-$435 per week

HAWKs LA (Hiking Adventures With Kids)

Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Day Camp, Nature, Outdoors

Description:

Our fully-outdoor camps encourage children’s sense of wonder about the natural world, familiarize them with local flora and fauna, teach them the fundamentals of hiking, trail safety, and LNT (Leave No Trace), and instill in them a deep sense of connection to the outdoors.

The diverse biomes across Los Angeles are our outdoor classrooms where teachers guide participants on foot to experience wonder and connection.
Our experienced educators are trained naturalists who know how to connect students to the natural world in a fun and safe way! Activities vary by day, environment and group interest, but include hiking, herping, bird watching, journaling, nature crafts (dream catchers, mandalas, seed bombs, insect hotels), nature-focused games, foraging, and more!

HAWKs LA outdoor classrooms are the greenspaces in Los Angeles. Prior to each camp, the counselors will provide a line-up of the day or week’s locations in:

Northeast LA, West LA, Santa Monica, Conejo Valley

Connect:

Phone Number: (323) 213-9763

Email: [email protected]

Website: HAWKs LA (Hiking Adventures With Kids)

Dates: July 17-August 30

Price: $625/week

Idyllwild Arts Summer Program

Type: Acting, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Camps for Boys, Camps for Girls, Creative, Creative Writing, Dance, Day Camp, Design, Fashion, Featured Sleep Away Camp, Film, Music, Musical Theater, Outdoors, Performing Arts, Photography, Sleep Away, Teen, Theater, Visual Arts

Description:

Discover the magic of an Idyllwild Arts summer, where kids and teens can explore their creativity, build confidence, and forge lifelong friendships with other student artists in a beautiful, supportive, and welcoming sleepaway camp environment. Our immersive intensives and workshops for ages 5-17 are taught by renowned teaching artists, providing hands-on guidance for students to hone their artistic technique while emphasizing educational values, personal values, and achievement.

The Idyllwild Arts Summer Program offers workshops for all ages and abilities on our picturesque campus set amongst the pines in the stunning San Jacinto mountains of Southern California, with residential “sleepaway” options for ages 10+. The tradition of gathering an impassioned community of artists during the summer months in Idyllwild, CA dates back over seven decades and has served generations of musicians, painters, writers and performers in a variety of disciplines including dance and theatre.

We offer programs in all arts disciplines including:

Classical Music | Jazz Music | Songwriting | Dramatic Arts | Visual Arts | Creative Writing | Dance | Fashion Desgin | Film & Digital Media | ESL & Arts

Connect:

Address: 52500 Temecula Road #38, Idyllwild, CA 92549

Phone Number: (951) 468-7265

Email: [email protected]

Website: Idyllwild Arts Summer Program

Dates: June 30, 2024 - July 27, 2024

Hours: Sleepaway and Day Options Available

Price: Varies by program type and length, and overnight vs. day programs. Prices range from $550 - $6825.

Jay Nolan Camp

Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Backpacking, Nature, Outdoors, Rock Climbing, Sleep Away Camp (or Overnight Camp), Special Needs, Traditional

Description:

Welcome to Jay Nolan Camp – where inclusivity takes center stage! Nestled in the picturesque surroundings of Lions Camp at Teresita Pines in Wrightwood, CA, Jay Nolan Camp is a unique and enriching experience for children of all abilities.

Our Philosophy:
At Jay Nolan Camp, we believe in fostering an environment that celebrates diversity and empowers every child to embrace their individuality. Our inclusive camp is designed for kids with and without disabilities where every child is valued, accepted, and given the opportunity to thrive. Our focus on inclusivity and neurodiversity is designed to create a setting where young minds can learn, play, and grow together.

Activities:
-Archery
-Rock Climbing Wall
-Swimming
-Outdoor Theater
-Wilderness Safety
-Hiking/Nature Walks
-Costume/Theme Meals
-Campfire Sing-Alongs
-Camp Dance
-Talent Show
-Arts and Crafts
-Scavenger Hunts
-Plant and Animal Identification
-Ecology and Geology

2024 Session: July 28–August 2, 2024
We offer a sleepaway camp experience for children ages 8 to 15. Our camp is scheduled for 6 days (5 nights). Kids with and without disabilities are welcome and encouraged to join the camp.

Pricing: Please visit our website

Connect:

Address: 22801 Big Pines Hwy, Valyermo, CA 93563

Phone Number: (818) 361-6400

Email: [email protected]

Website: Jay Nolan Camp

Dates: July 28, 2024 - August 2, 2024

Mountain Meadow Ranch Summer Camp

Type: Animal Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Backpacking, Equestrian, Mindfulness, Nature, Outdoors, Photography, Sleep Away, Teen, Traditional, Water Sports

Description:

A co-ed, traditional sleepaway camp for ages 7 to 16, uniquely located on a 900-acre ranch in the Sierras north of Lake Tahoe. Family-owned and operated since 1956, our limited enrollment and tech-free policy allow for a more personal experience and family-like feel that bring all of the camp together.
At MMR, campers experience more than the fun and activities that are a given of the camp experience, but also grow in self-confidence and character, fostering new friendships and memorable experiences that last a lifetime. Our entire program is centered around the principles of servant leadership and our guiding values that weave throughout the camp experience: inclusivity, empathy, stewardship, integrity, authenticity, and mindfulness.

Connect:

Address: 704-950 Wingfield Rd., Susanvile, CA 96130

Phone Number: (530) 310-9281

Email: [email protected]

Website: Mountain Meadow Ranch Summer Camp

Dates: June 16, 2023-August 9, 2023

Price: 4,300 for two weeks, 8,500 for four weeks

Rustic Pathways

Type: Adventure Camp, Animal Camp, Art & Nature, Backpacking, Beach, Camps for Boys, Camps for Girls, Cooking, Dance, Global Ethics, Language, Nature, Outdoors, Rock Climbing Camp, Sleep Away, Soccer, Sports, Surfing, Teen, Travel

Description:

Since 1983, Rustic Pathways has been empowering teens to create positive energy, great friendships, and meaningful impact through inspired student travel programs. Join travel adventures designed for animal lovers, environmental activists, and explorers of all kinds between the ages of 12 and 22. Rustic Pathways students are a community of globally-minded, self-aware young people able to identify their passions, grow in confidence, and create positive impact at a local and global level.

Connect:

Address: 6082 Pinecone Dr., Mentor, Ohio , CA 44060

Phone Number: (440) 975-9691

Email: [email protected]

Website: Rustic Pathways

Dates: 1 week, 2 week, 3 week sessions available June-August

Hours: 1 week, 2 week or 3 weeks teen travel programs

Price: $2,395 - $8,995

Steve & Kate’s Camp

Type: Adventure Camp, Arts & Crafts, Coding, Cooking, Creative, Day Camp, Design, Film, Maker, Music, Outdoors, Sports, STEAM, STEM, Tech, Tinkering

Description:

When you trust kids, they trust themselves. Since 1980, Steve & Kate’s has put kids in charge of their own learning experience. As they try, fail, and learn on their own, they learn to trust their own judgment, and tackle the challenges of an ever changing world with creativity and confidence.

Campers choose from a variety of activities in real-time including, sewing, stop-motion animation, music, coding, sports & rec, makers crafts, baking, & more. They’ll decide what they want to do, and for how long.

This summer families can buy as many days as they’d like, and use them at any time. No weekly reservations required–just show up! Or, if you need more care, purchase a Summer Pass, which covers the whole season. If for any reason your plans change, they’ll automatically refund any unused Passes in full at summer’s end.

Ages: 4–12 | Lunch, snacks, and all hours (8am–6pm) included.

Our LA Locations:
Manhattan Beach
– 455 24th St, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Valley Village– 5243 Laurel Canyon Blvd, Valley Village, CA 91607
Pasadena– 74 South San Gabriel Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107
Mar Vista– 11561 Gateway Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Torrance– 4625 Garnet St, Torrance, CA 90503

Connect:

Phone Number: (415) 389-5437

Email: [email protected]

Website: Steve & Kate's Camp

Dates: Check out our website to see dates for your preferred location!

Hours: 8 am - 6 pm

Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum

Type: Acting, Art & Nature, Arts Education, Creative, Creative Writing, Improv, Outdoors, Performing Arts, Teen, Theater, Voice

Description:

*BEWARE THE IDES OF MARCH DISCOUNT! Pay in full before March 15th for 10% off.*

Young People’s Camp
Starts Monday, July 15 2024 and runs Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays for three weeks, Young People’s Camp introduces your young child to the imaginative world of Shakespeare and classical theatre.

Youth Drama Camp Session 1: Workshop (Get 10% OFF Session 2 when you sign up for both sessions!)
Starts Monday, June 17, 2024, and runs Monday-Friday for two weeks. Students ages 8-14 work with expert teaching artists will to explore a Shakespeare play, culminating in a share celebrating all they’ve learned.

Youth Drama Camp Session 2: Production (Get 10% OFF Session 2 when you sign up for both sessions!)
Starts Monday, July 1, 2024, and runs Monday-Friday for three weeks. Students ages 8-14 will take technique-based classes as well as rehearse and present a final performance of a Shakespearean play.

Teen Shakespeare Intensive
Starts Monday, July 8, 2024. Students ages 14-18 work with professional artists on classical theatre techniques in our beloved Teen Summer Shakespeare Intensive.

Connect:

Address: 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd, Topanga, CA 90290

Phone Number: (310) 455-3722

Email: [email protected]

Website: Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum

Dates: June and July 2024

Hours: Day Camp