Updated for 2022
The weather is getting warmer in Los Angeles and it’s time to start planning for summer! Often times camps are considered for older kids, but if you’re looking for Summer Camps for 3 year olds or Summer Camps for 4 year olds, did you know that Los Angeles has several Summer Camps for preschoolers and kindergarten aged children?
Enrolling your little one in a Summer Camp will help them try out new things, meet new friends and get them ready for the upcoming school year.
Summer Camps for Los Angeles Preschool Kids
Summer by the Sea at Ecole Claire Fontaine
352 Westminster Ave Venice, California 90291
Interested in having your child learn three languages in one summer? Well then, Summer by the Sea is perfect for you! Ecole Claire Fontaine offers half-day and full-day options for children ages 2-7. Little ones will learn gardening, arts & crafts, music, games, science experiments, painting, swimming (for kids 4-7), French & Spanish and so much more. Half-day schedules from from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm. Full day schedules run 8:00 am to 6:00 pm with organic lunch and snacks included. Summer by the Sea runs July to August. Sign up today!
Summer Camp at Emunah Hebrew Academy
1445 S. Robertson Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90035
Emunah Hebrew Academy is an Elite Jewish Preschool and Kindergarten that lovingly teaches kids about rich Jewish heritage through stories, music, crafts and play. This camp runs 9:00 am- 3:30 pm Monday through Thursday and 9:00 am to 12:30 pm on Fridays. During the day kids will engage in Challah baking, water play, arts & crafts, music, stories, and Shabbat parties. Enroll your kids, ages 2-7, into this great summer program that runs from June 29 to August 14.
Rayuela Spanish Immersion Program
850 E Mariposa St. Altadena, CA 91001
This summer camp is a fun and interactive way for kids to learn Spanish this summer. They will learn language and culture through dancing, singing, playing, cooking, arts & crafts, music and field trips! Rayuela is located near Altadena Public Library and runs June 12th to September 1st. There are morning, afternoon and full-day programs available for children 3 years old and up. If all of that isn’t enticing enough, there is a 7% sibling discount, no additional fee for early drop offs, extended care available, healthy snacks, and more.
Stratford School Summer Camps
2046 Allen Ave Altadena, CA 91001
1200 N Cahuenga Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90038
Do you have multiple children who have different interests? Stratford School is the perfect place for you. There are two locations in the greater Los Angeles area: Altadena and Los Angeles. The Altadena location services children preschool to fifth grade and the Los Angeles location services children preschool to eighth grade. Both sites offer camp socrates (preschool through grade 5), creative and performing arts camp (grades 3-6), and destination science (grades 1-5). Within each of these camp categories, there are various classes/camps that your child can enroll in such as Broadway Musical Theatre Camp, Intensive Short Film Camp, Robotic Mystery camp, Journey into Space and Movie Making Fun, etc. All day, morning and afternoon campus are available at both locations. Stratford School Summer Camp is a one stop shop for your family if you have children who are interested in different things, yet can be on the same schedule.
8 Count Dance Academy
10662 W Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064
8 Count Dance Academy offers Dance Camps for preschoolers from June through August. Dance Camps Include: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Lyrical/Contemporary, Broadway, Acro (Acrobatics), Fun Mock Auditions, & Improv! Camps conclude with a dancer showcase on the final day.
The Sunshine Shack
1027 North Cole Avenue Los Angeles CA 90038
The Sunshine Shack Preschool offers a variety of summer camps and programs for ages 18 months to 5 years old. Choose from one of three programs: Transition Program (18 to 36 months), Atelier to You-Portable Classroom (18 to 36 months), and Invent & Imagine Camp (3-5 years old). The transition program prepares your little one for preschool by introducing a school-like environment and helping gradually separate toddlers from their parents~ all while in a loving and supportive environment. Atelier to You is an option for your little one to attend a school like environment in a home. The setting is more intimate and this camp promotes socialization, arts and crafts. Invent & Imagine Camp is for preschool/kindergarten aged children to explore the world of imagination and creativity. Sign up for all three weeks by May 31st and receive a discount.Camp days and times vary per course but all three courses take place for three weeks in July.
Summer Exploration Camp at Child Educational Center
140 Foothill Blvd., La Canada, CA 91011
Child Educational Center offers five different camps at different locations and dates in the La Canada area. The main camp, Summer exploration, runs June 5 to August 9 from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm. This program is open to children entering grades 1-7, is 10-weeks long and offers students different themed activities each week like swimming, arts & crafts, science, sports and field trips. his camp offers the perfect combination of indoor and outdoor activities, as well as creative and technical academic curriculum. Summer Exploration Camp is a full and enriching program for children entering grades 1 through 7.
Camp Cayton (Formerly Camp Zimmer)
395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Camp Cayton is currently on PAUSE, but we hope they will resume soon, to engage your child’s mind, body and soul. Each week has a new theme and social responsibility that both parents and children enjoy. Children (ages 3 to 8) will learn popular topics, like Mythical Creates and Dino Dig, from experienced educators.
5949 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601
Camp 2345 is specifically designed for children ages 2 through 5. The camp runs for 9 weeks and each week covers a fun theme like Aloha, Culinary Kids, Splash Zone, Musical Theatre and more! Camp 2345 offers half day (8:30 am to 12 pm daily) and full day ( 8:30 am to 3 pm daily) options as well as extended care hours for working families (till 6 pm daily). Camp 2345 will help your little ones prepare for school, socialize and learn new and exciting things each week. This program runs June 12th to August 11th.
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