A new ONLINE summer camp which brings the exciting world of theatre home to your living room! A dynamic and interactive theatre camp for children and teens where students will use their creativity and performance skills as they spend each and every day acting, singing, dancing, and more… all ONLINE!
Session One Theme: “Mall Madness”
June 15 – July 3
Grab your allowance, text your best friends, and head on down to the only place that truly matters: The Mall!
Session Two Theme: “Vacation Meldown”
July 6 – July 24
You’ve been planning this vacation for months, and you’ve thought of everything… So how is it possible to have so many things go so wrong?!
Session Three Theme: “Fear Factory”
July 27 – August 14
On a dark night with the fog creeping towards you from all sides, you find yourself on the shady outskirts of town, standing before the looming towers of the Fear Factory…
The Archer School for Girls, nationally recognized for its excellence in teaching and learning, is offering innovative remote summer programming for girls in grades 4 – 12. Turbo-charge your daughter’s skills and possibility by bringing Archer’s expert faculty and joyful culture right into your home. Our series of interactive workshops are designed to ignite curiosity, inspire creative risk-taking, and enhance valuable skills for future success. Choose individual sessions or full-day programs offered weekly from June 15 through July 10. Please view our website for more details.
Girls in Charge, Girls in Action, and Girls on Stage
Girls in Charge
Our week-long thematic programs for girls entering grades 4-5 are rooted in creative play and exploration. Students will dive into a variety of imaginative projects that will culminate in a celebration and showcase of student work. Even though we will be working from home, we will collaborate and join our creative efforts to create unique performances and installations online! Students will pick up a supply kit from Archer that includes materials for all projects. Campers will “travel virtually” to different destinations all over the world (real and imaginary) from their very own home. On Fridays, family and friends will join the campers in the “reveal” of their artwork and creations!
Girls in Action
Archer has curated an exciting and varied program for girls entering grades 6-12 that offers weekly virtual workshops on topics ranging from podcasting to studio art. Workshops emphasize project-based learning and creative exploration. Workshops are designed to promote learning a new skill or area of academics led by our expert faculty.
Girls on Stage
Our four-week summer musical theatre intensive offers girls entering grades 6-9 a conservatory-type experience focusing on the areas of voice, acting, and performance. Students will rehearse and perform a full-length musical and participate in weekly cabarets and playwriting workshops.
These one and two week-long camps are all about the stage! Your child will enjoy learning musical theatre skills with the ability to showcase them at the end of camp in a mini musical performance for family and friends.
Week 1: June 22nd-26th 11:00am-3:00pm Ages 3-7 years $160/child
Week 2: July 20th-24th 11:00am-3:00pm
Ages 3-7 years $160/child
Week 3 & 4: July 27th-August 7th 8:30am-3:00pm Ages 5-12 years $390/child
*This is a two week camp, not including weekends **Installment payments and sibling discount available
Have you ever thought, “Why Camp Kids Klub?” From our favorite songs, to hilarious games, special surprises and yummy treats, our camp has tons of unique traditions that campers look forward to each summer. We guarantee that we’ll keep the energy high and the fun flowing throughout the camp day!
We believe that camp is an essential experience in a child’s life. Camp is about the feeling that anything is possible. Children should spend their time at camp on adventures and having dynamic experiences- learning, playing, making lifelong friends, and being surrounded by people that inspire them.
As our camp song says, “In 1995, Kids Klub arrived!”, and we have been perfecting summer camp ever since! Here are some of our favorite things!
Above all, Camp Kids Klub is all about friendships, new and old! Whether you have been coming to camp for five years or it is your first day, you can count on making friends right away. To that end, we do team building first thing every Monday morning so that campers get to know one another and their counselors. Moreover, throughout the week we continue to play wacky games during group time to solidify these bonds. We believe that camp friendships are some of the strongest friendships you can have. We love seeing those friendships grow year after year!
Each week at Camp Kids Klub is organized around an exciting Theme. Hence, during “International Week” we learn about different countries and cultures through cooking, dance, art, and sports, and every child gets their very own passport! For “Island Adventure Week” we’ll act like pirates and have a Luau party! Another favorite at Camp Kids Klub is “Olympic Week”, our annual all-camp competition between the Yellow, Blue, and Green Team, who will win this year!? No matter the theme, we plan events that everyone will enjoy!
Finally, this is your opportunity to be a cowboy, alien, wizard, or superhero! We will have a costume contest with prizes for everyone who dresses up. Staff look forward to dress-up days as much as the campers! Don’t be surprised if your counselor suddenly turns into a purple-haired Rock Star!
Camp StarCrest is a co-ed sleep away camp with academic, art, athletic, aquatic, and adventure activities. All activities are centered around our 5-Star Values that promote friendship, confidence, curiosity, service, and leadership. This summer even though we are not able to meet in-person, we will be having an interactive, virtual camp experience that promotes the same values from the comfort and safety of your home! Online programs include STEM, Art, Film, Acting, Fitness, Dance, Cheer, Book Club, or a combination of activities. We are confident that later in the summer/ fall we’ll be able to provide in-person meet ups (hiking, beach trips, art days, camp outs, etc) for our families.
REGULAR: $149 – One Session, Camper Kit, and Community Circle/ “Campfire”
SILVER: $397 – Three Sessions, Camper Kit, and Community Circle/ “Campfire”
ELITE: $397 – Three Sessions, Camper Kit, Community Circle/ “Campfire”, Bonus class per session, Book Club, $150 off summer 2021
Camper Kits include all of the supplies for the classes + T-Shirt and spirit wear!
Sibling Specials: 1st Sibling Packages $55 – $100 2nd Sibling Packages $45 – $85
Entertainment for Change is a nonprofit organization that has put together a summer curriculum to educate kids/teens (ages 7-17) at the intersection of the arts and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
We are offering virtual (via ZOOM) arts education courses, led by many well-respected artists/educators to inspire and empower the next generation of young artists! Courses begin on June 29th.
Fitness by the Sea Kid’s Camp (FBS) is Los Angeles premiere and oldest beach camp for children ages 4-14. With beachside locations in Santa Monica and Pacific Palisades, an experienced and spirited staff (average age 27), and low camper to staff ratios (6:1), FBS offers a full range of dynamic and creative activities in an encouraging and nurturing environment.
100% SAFETY RECORD– For the past 21 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 Venice, Culver City, Mar Vista, Brentwood, Cheviot Hills, Westwood, Beverly Hills, Hancock Park, Sherman Oaks, and Woodland Hills areas. Please go to the website to find the closest bus stop for your family.
SIGN UP BY THE DAY– Register your child for any days you wish, with no minimum days or weeks. With free and unlimited schedule changes you can¹t go wrong!
OVER 200 ACTIVITIES– Something for Everyone – Ages 4 -14
• Water Activities: surfing, boogie boarding, swimming, skim boarding, etc. *No prior swim experience necessary.
• Team Sports: soccer, basketball, 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.
CAMP LOCATIONS: Santa Monica State Beach, Tower 9, Santa Monica, CA 90403 and Will Rogers State Beach, Towers 14, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
2020 CAMP DATES: June 15th – September 4th, Hours: 9:00am – 3:00pm, Extended Care available 8:30am- 9am, 3:30pm – 5:30pm
OPEN HOUSE DATES: March 29, April 26, and May 24 from 12pm-2pm
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.
Get funky at our Rockstar Dance Camp! For Girls & Boys ages 4-10 years old, we offer one week sessions that run from 9am- 3pm. Funky Divas & Dudes allows kids to express themselves through music and movement building self-esteem, social skills, teamwork, concentration, coordination, and balance, all the while having a fun, positive experience! Campers will learn Hip-Hop Dance Routines, make a rockin’ Music Video and have surprise activities and games throughout the day. Music video will be shared with families to enjoy and there will be a performance in costumes on the last day for friends and family to watch their dancers shine!
FD&D will also be at more locations in your neighborhood: The City of Santa Monica, The Summer Institute (West Hollywood), Summer @ Village School (Pacific Palisades), Iverbe Dance Camp (Culver City & Pacific Palisades) and City of Manhattan Beach.
Host a private camp in your backyard with your child’s friends! Our private camps are very popular and give kids the benefit of individual attention in a smaller size camp.
Discount: $20 off for MomsLA readers (only valid at FD&D Camps that register funkydivasanddudes.com). Use discount code: FUNKYMOMSLA
Got Game 2.0 is a virtual platform for youth. They have created a one-of-a-kind virtual summer camp offering! The program is active and dynamic with a myriad of options to choose from, including academics. All virtual classes are live, interactive, and personalized for your child’s physical, mental, social and emotional well-being!
At Got Game, each day is new and campers come back wanting more! Their innate ability to keep students engaged through a fun and competitive approach is one of their core values, We Speak Kid®! A wide variety is offered purposefully to attract all types of children, interests and skill levels. This summer, they are facilitating friendships and developing campers through innovative and exciting methods.
So whether you’re looking for some fun physical activity, friendships, creative expression or academic support, there’s something for everyone at Got Game Camp and they can’t wait for Summer 2020! Come see why they’re the talk of the town!
The Academy schedule is Monday thru Thursday, 9:30am-12:00pm and their Virtual Summer Fun program is offered in the mornings (10am-12pm) or afternoons (1pm-3pm)! Questions and to register, please email [email protected] or call (310) 975-8524 ext. 1!
Outdoor Journeys is a non-profit youth development organization which operates a residential camp program, Camp Nawakwa, near Angelus Oaks, California. It is our mission to inspire individuals, through education and engagement, to connect with the natural world.
Camp Nawakwa offers Summer Camp sessions during the summer season and Family Camps throughout the year. Activities included in each camp session include: Archery, Rock Climbing, Tomahawks, Slingshot Paintball, Arts & Crafts, Swimming, Canoeing, Fishing, Outdoor Living Skills, Nature, Teambuilding, Hiking, Drama, and Evening Programs.
Summer Camps (Ages 8-17)
Traditional Camps – June 15 – July 17
Arts Camps – June 22 – July 17
Teen Academy – June 21 – July 17
Survivor Camps – June 15 – July 24
Family Camps (All ages)
Winter Family Camp – February 15-17
Fourth of July Family Camp – July 1-5
Labor Day Family Camp – September 4-7
Fall Family Camp – November 6-8
Camp Nawakwa is open to everyone! We embrace the uniqueness of all young people and their families. We ensure that every child has a place, no matter his or her background or age.
SOCAPA offers one to six-week summer intensives in Filmmaking, Acting, Music, Dance, Photography and Screenwriting in LA, NYC and VT. Our students travel from around the world to participate in our programs. Campers of all experience levels are challenged to advance their skills through hands-on learning with teachers who are leaders in their fields. The intensity of creative expression and artistic development on our campuses is testimony to the hard work of the students and staff. We hope you’ll join us to explore your creativity in a supportive environment among friends!
Occidental College: 1600 Campus Road, Los Angeles, CA, 90041
Pace University: 182 Broadway, New York, NY 10038
Champlain College: 320 Maple Street, Burlington, VT 05401
Looking for a digital experience for this summer? Look no further! STAR’s Solar System Camps are low ratio digital camps enhanced with a suite of online tools including Google Classroom and Zoom to maximize interactivity.
Although digital in design, space for these camps are limited since teachers work directly with campers from 9 am to 3 pm. Furthermore, to insure a fun camp the entire family can enjoy, materials for these online versions of our summer camps will be provided.
Finally, we’ve discounted all of our Solar System Camps by $100 from the price of their in-person counterparts. These digital camps comprise: Dance: Camera, Action!, Engineering: Design Your LA, Medieval Minecraft, Culinary Arts: A Taste of LA, Coding with Kano, Bricklab: Rise of The Brick Builders and more! Visit www.starcamps.org for details!
This popular improv program in Studio City has been named the “Best Kids Improv Classes in LA” by Los Angeles Magazine and LA Weekly. Studio LOL campers study one week of improv in an upbeat atmosphere, where the just-for-fun energy of camp creates a perfect space for beginners to jump right in. A typical day at Studio LOL might include: acting out a silly news broadcast, creating an infomercial with crazy props, or creating a scene about potato farmers. Campers perform in a comedy show for parents on Friday. Separate camp weeks are available for ages 5-18.
In this upside down world, The Help Group’s summer camps will be virtual starting June 15th! During these online summer camps, neurodiverse 6-21 year olds with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs will be provided a safe and enriching atmosphere to engage, experience, and explore. With three offerings to choose from, each camper is matched to ensure an appropriate peer group for learning and fun. Campers will participate in a wide range of fun activities, such as social skills, fun & fitness, engaging games, science experiments, arts & crafts, and so much more! Siblings are welcome. Learn more at www.kidslikemela.org/camps. Questions? Contact Nicole at [email protected]