First 5 LA


CodeREV Kids

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


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



Destination Science

Type: Academic, Day Camp, STEM


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

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


Digital Dragon

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


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


Galileo Innovation Camps

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


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 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


Girls Who Code Campus

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


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


iD Tech Academies for Teens

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


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.


iD Tech Summer Camps for Kids & Teens

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


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.



Play 2 Progress Summer Enrichment Camps

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


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