First 5 LA



Type: Academic, Day Camp, Sports, Surfing


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


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


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


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.

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



Iceland’s Fun Ice Skating Camp

Type: Sports


Escape from every day routine and spend your day in chill and fun atmosphere at Iceland Skating Center. Ice skating is wonderful experience and a great workout. Iceland’s Fun Ice Skating Camp is a great way to spend your Summer. What can be better than having fun while learning the sport of ice skating while escaping the summer heat. The camp covers all the basics of figure skating such as moves in the field, power skating and music interpretation. Children will concentrate their attention on proper foot work and creative moves. Camp is designed for different levels of skaters. Various fun games and competitions on the ice are sure to provide a day full of fun, healthy and entertaining activities in a fun supervised professional atmosphere with world class coaches. Arts and Crafts, Games and Movies will be a part of the daily routine during breaks between ice skating activities. Full Day and Half Day activities are available. Iceland Offers Frozen Fun for Everyone!!!


Iverbe Day and Sports Camp

Type: Dance, Day Camp, Sports


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.


Learn to Surf LA

Type: Beach, Day Camp, Sports, Surfing


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


  • 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


TGA Premier Sports Camps: Summer 2018

Type: Sports


Come play with TGA for our 15th year of Premier Sports Camps! An exciting mix of instruction, drills, and games maximizes the fun while campers develop their skills and build friendships. Each action-packed day combines athletics, academics, and life lessons into activities that create a safe, fun, and educational environment for your young athlete.

Offering: Tennis, Golf, Lacrosse, Ultimate Frisbee, Flag Football, Cheerleading, and Volleyball.

Multiple locations:

Airport Park, Santa Monica
Culver West/Alexander Park
Randy Johnson/Bluff Creek Park
Holmby Park
Travel Golf Camp