Updated for 2022
Summer camps aren’t just for the younger members of the family. There are several summer camps for teens that offer a range of programs that teens will enjoy. Whether they prefer to spend summer inside or outdoors (or both), we think you’ll find a camp that will make everyone happy.
Featured Summer Camps for Los Angeles Teens
Act One Theatre Camp
Type: Acting, After Care, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Before Care, Creative, Dance, Day Camp, Design, Film, Improv, Musical Theater, Performing Arts, Teen, Theater, Visual Arts, Voice
Welcome to Act One Theatre Camp, a dynamic and interactive theatre experience where campers, ages 6-15, will spend each and every day acting, singing, dancing, and more! Join us as we rock out in our unique and exciting classes on the Glendale Community College campus. Whatever class they’re in, be it acting or movie-making, make-up or dance, or singing or improv… the spotlight will follow them the whole time! Campers will create and star in their own theatrical adventures, and will showcase their amazing talents for the whole family to enjoy at our end-of-camp Big Show. From the shy wallflower to the class clown: All levels of experience welcomed!Connect:
All Girls Empowerment Summer Camp
Type: Camps for Girls, Day Camp, Martial Arts, Teen
All GIRLS Empowerment Summer Camp is hosted by SHIELD Women’s Self Defense System®.
The Camp’s main goal is for the girls to have the most fun & empowering time, while becoming proficient in self-defense skills, boost confidence, and become physically & mentally stronger.
SHIELD has been teaching self-defense exclusively for women and girls in the past 20 years.
Open for girls ages 8 to 17 years old.
Camp meets on Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm.
Early drop off from 8:30am. Late pick up until 5:30pm.
Drop off & pick up at two beautiful locations:
Mon Tue Fri:
Burton Chase Park
13650 Mindanao Way, Marina Del Rey
Dockweiler Youth Center
12505 Vista Del Mar, Playa Del Rey
Self Defense Training
Character Development Workshops
Water Therapy (boat ride in the Marina)
While we have a blast in various fun activities, we focus on a specific topic that will be incorporated in the games, class discussions, workshops, and mat chat.
Week 1: Acceptance
Week 2: Fear
Week 3: Responsibility
Week 4: Perseverance
Week 5: Confidence
Week 6: Focus & Self Control
Week 7: Anti Bullying
Week 8: Anger Management
Week 9: Kindness & Respect
Week 10: Vision & Purpose
Shield Women’s Self Defense System® has been taught for Santa Monica Police, LA Co Dept of Public Health, Fox Studios, NBC, UCLA, USC, Pepperdine, Kaiser Permanente, Delloitte, BuzzFeed, Lionsgate, and various companies, government entities, schools, and private groups.Connect:
Amplify Sleep Away Camp
Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Camps for Girls, Creative, Creative Writing, Day Camp, Design, Featured Sleep Away Camp, Film, Global Ethics, Mindfulness, Music, Nature, Outdoors, Performing Arts, Photography, Skateboarding, Sleep Away, STEAM, Surfing, Tech, Teen, Visual Arts, Voice, Water Sports
Amplify Sleep Away Camp is an empowering, award-winning music + creative arts summer camp in Ojai, California, serving girls from the neighborhood and around the world since 2012. Every girl deserves the chance to be their most authentic selves, and Amplify helps them do that with lifelong friends and positive role models in a safe, supportive environment. And if day camp is more your speed as opposed to overnight/sleep away camp, we’ve got your back!Connect:
AR Coding, AI, STEM, Art and Design Camp by Integem
Type: Academic, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Coding, Creative, Day Camp, Design, Fashion, Film, Maker, Orange County Camp, Photography, Robotics, Science, Special Needs Camp, STEAM, STEM, Tech, Teen, Tinkering, Virtual Camps & Classes, Visual Arts
Take summer camp…make it magic. Camp Integem is a unique experience for K-12 students to learn Holographic AR coding, STEM, AI, 2D/3D game design, robotics engineering, digital art, 2D/3D animation, 3D modeling, Fashion, design, interactive storytelling, space/nature exploration and more. Teleport into your creation to experience the magic of your Holographic AR design and prepare you for future success, all while having a lot of fun!
No prior knowledge in computer or technology is needed. Students can learn from beginner to advanced levels. Great instructors, small classes!
Since 2018, thousands of students from 20 countries have joined our camps. Learn more at camp.integem.com. Enter code MOMSLA to save.
Multiple Locations in Los Angeles and Orange County:
• 2368 Pearl St., Santa Monica, CA 90405
• 1401 Artesia Blvd., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
• 2701 Huntington Dr, San Marino, CA 91108
• Burbank High, 902 N 3rd St, Burbank, CA 91502
• 5871 E. Los Arcos St., Long Beach, CA 90815
• 17816 Bushard St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
• 4321 Walnut Ave, Irvine, CA 92604
Art Around the World Camp with Heroes and Villains
Type: Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Creative, Day Camp, Design, Fashion, Maker, Mindfulness, Music, Nature, Paint Ball, Science, Teen, Traditional, Visual Arts
Discover and Create Your Own Hero’s Journey
Join us this summer for a spectacular journey to explore all seven continents and uncover stories of Heroes & Villains from around the world!
By encouraging story-building capabilities, campers learn how to channel their own inner heroes and villains into healthy forms of expression and learn many life lessons.
Turn imagination into reality with daily art projects – painting, building, sculpting, designing, dancing, performing, and amazing field trips!
Guided by professional teachers, children create up to 3 projects in a day. In a full week, kids make a gallery of up to 10 art projects!
Prepare an extra space in your house for your child’s art gallery
By the end of each week, children make unforgettable memories and new friends from around the world.
RAZ Summer Camps 10% early bird discount ends on March 31st.
Register soon! Promo code: summer10
Week 1 – Middle East, June 12-16
Week 2 – Africa, June 19-23
Week 3 – Europe, June 26-30
Week 4 – North America, July 5-7
Week 5 – South America, July 10-14
Week 6 – Asia, July 17-21
Week 7 – Australia, July 24 -28
Week 8 – Antarctica, July 31 – Aug 4
Week 9 – Art & Astrology, Aug 7-11
Atwater Photo Camp
Type: Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Creative, Day Camp, Mindfulness, Photography, Teen, Visual Arts
Atwater Photo Camp is a super fun and exciting 5 day photo adventure that inspires kids to explore their world in a deeper way. We’re thrilled to roll out all new field trips this year including galleries, museums, parks, the beach and so much more! Through clever games and activities designed to challenge the way we see, we build skills with camera, light and storytelling. All of this helps campers recognize, develop and celebrate their own unique voice.
Camp runs from 9am to 3pm, and each week is different. We make a ton of images and have a whole lot of fun! At the end of the week we host a photo exhibit for the kids to present their work to family & friends. Please let us know if you have any questions, we’d love to tell you everything!
Dates: (Spring Break) April 3-7, 2023 and Weekly during the Summer: June 13, 2023 – August 18, 2023
Type: Adventure Camp, After Care, Animal Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Before Care, Day Camp, Nature, Outdoors, Performing Arts, Rock Climbing Camp, Sports, Surfing, Teen
Traditional day camp for boys and girls ages 3 to 15 on 120 private acres in the Malibu / Agoura Hills area.
Established in 1965 as one of the best traditional day camps in Southern California. Now located on 120 private acres in the Malibu / Agoura Hills area at Calamigos Ranch. Calamigos Ranch was home for one of the earliest camps in California dating back to the 1940’s. This strong tradition continues with Camp Summertime. Camp Summertime is dedicated to providing a safe, loving, and enriching environment. We promote each child’s social, emotional, creative and physical development through individual and team activities. Campers build self-confidence, self-esteem and self-respect within this supportive environment.
Bus transportation is available each day from most areas. Pick up locations may include Malibu, Pacific Palisades, the San Fernando Valley, Woodland Hills, Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, and the Conejo Valley.Connect:
Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Cooking, Creative, Dance, Day Camp, Fashion, Film, Improv, Maker, Nature, Outdoors, Performing Arts, Preschool Camp, Robotics, Science, STEAM, Teen, Theater, Tinkering
Camp Wildfolk is a child-centered day camp with two locations in Valley Village and West Hollywood. Wildfolk is project-based and truly unique- offering a balanced blend of structure and choice, with activities campers go wild for.
The spirit infused throughout camp feels “old school,” yet grounded in a mindful and intentional way of supporting and guiding children. Camp Wildfolk’s caring, silly, and wildly fun Guides are often cited as the #1 reason campers return year after year.
Programs offered for Pre-Kinder through 6th grade, as well as a Guides-in-Training (GIT) leadership program for tweens & teens. The schedule is balanced with outdoor time and classroom (with a/c)
12020 Burbank Blvd. Valley Village, CA 91607 and
1265 N. Fairfax Ave. West Hollywood, CA 90046
Valley Contact: [email protected]
WeHo Contact: [email protected]
Catalina Sea Camp
Type: Adventure Camp, Nature, Outdoors, Rock Climbing Camp, Sleep Away, Surfing, Teen, Water Sports
Discovery & Adventure for All
At Catalina Sea Camp, campers have access to unique activities that cannot be found at other summer camps. Campers participate in activities that are the perfect combination of marine science, ocean adventure, and summer camp fun.
Kids ages 8-17 who are interested in marine biology and an ocean adventure summer camp experience have a blast at Catalina Sea Camp! Our fun-filled one-week and three-week sessions are a one-of-a-kind ocean adventure! Kids enjoy the experience of a lifetime learning marine biology, developing new skills and having fun with newfound friends.Connect:
Type: Arts & Crafts, Arts Education, Creative, Day Camp, Design, Fashion, Maker, Orange County Camp, Photography, Teen, Visual Arts
Designer Camp is Southern Californian’s most comprehensive and collaborative design-based summer camp for young creatives (ages 11 – 17). Offering five unique camps in Los Angeles & Orange County. Designer Camp partners with nationally-recognized designers and brands.
Design Camp 101: July 10 – 14, 2023
Fashion & Styling Camp: July 17 – 21, 2023
Interior Design Camp: July 24– 28, 2023
Photography Camp x Leica Akademie: July 31 – August 4, 2023
Beauty Camp: July 31 – August 4, 2023
Design Camp 101: July 10 – 14, 2023
Interior Design Camp: July 17 – 21, 2023
Fashion Design Camp: July 24 – 28, 2023
Designer Camp’s mission is to give students a community that helps them cultivate their unique creativity and discover the many career opportunities for their future.
Each day students will receive hands-on instruction from design industry professionals, visit showrooms, retail stores, design houses and businesses that are shaping the design industry. Our design industry professionals and staff are dedicated to mentoring our students on their creative paths, supporting them throughout camp and beyond. Throughout each week of camp, students will work on creating their own personal design portfolio that they can continue to update even after camp.
Los Angeles: Pacific Design Center 750 N San Vicente Blvd,West Hollywood Design District, CA 90069
Orange County: Lido Marina Village 3434 Via Lido, Newport Beach, CA 92663Connect:
Follow the Light: Your Path to Wellness and Resilience
Type: Arts & Crafts, Camps for Girls, Creative, Creative Writing, Day Camp, Maker, Mindfulness, Outdoors, Teen
Our girls are facing the biggest mental health crisis in history. With a practical application to our 12 foundational pillars, each young Shero will learn how to take charge of her own physical, emotional, social, and financial well-being so that she can carve her path toward self-reliance.
Camp fees are tax deductible and fund programming to support underserved girls.
Groundlings Teen Improv Classes
Type: Acting, Creative, Day Camp, Improv, Musical Theater, Performing Arts, Teen, Theater, Virtual Camps & Classes
Lively five-day TEEN IMPROV CAMPS, or one-day TEEN DROP-INS, get teens on their feet working on characters, improvisation, and acting through a variety of fun games and improv exercises. On the last day of a TEEN IMPROV CAMP, parents and friends are invited to join the class online and observe the final 30 minutes in an “open class” format.Connect:
Let’s Get Dramatic: An Introduction to Playwriting
Type: Arts Education, Creative, Creative Writing, Day Camp, Performing Arts, Teen, Theater
Do you have a story to tell? Boston Court Pasadena wants to help you tell it through theatre! Over the course of three weeks you will learn the building blocks of theatrical storytelling, how to write a play, and what it is like to have a career in the performing arts. This class is taught by working theatre artists and is an interactive, hands-on experience. By the end of the program you will have completed a 10-minute play that will be performed on the Boston Court Main Stage by professional actors and directed by a professional director.
Mountain Meadow Ranch Summer Camp
Type: Animal Camp, Art & Nature, Arts & Crafts, Backpacking, Basketball, Creative, Equestrian, Mindfulness, Nature, Outdoors, Photography, Sleep Away, Teen, Tennis, Theater, Traditional, Water Sports
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 and a 1.5 hours drive northwest of the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. Family-owned and operated since 1956, our limited enrollment and our tech-free policy allow for a more personal camp 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 personal growth 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:
Musical Theater Boot Camp
Type: Acting, Arts Education, Creative, Dance, Day Camp, Music, Musical Theater, Performing Arts, Stand Up and Storytelling, Teen, Theater, Voice
Pasadena-area high school students: apply to be part of Pasadena Playhouse’s first ever Musical Theater Boot Camp! Students focus on the audition process rather than a production, allowing them to enter the college application season with a repertoire of monologues and songs, as well as the skills needed to find material appropriate for their age and type. From 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, industry professionals and guest artists will instruct students in acting, singing, dancing, movement, theater history and the college theater landscape. Each session culminates in a showcase for family and friends.
Video Auditions (Self-Tape) will be accepted until Apr 1, 2023. Decisions will be made by Apr 15, 2023. If you have any questions or need assistance with your application, please email educatio[email protected] or call Patron Services at 626-356-7529.
Scholarships are available!Connect:
Ocean Explorers Liveaboard Camp
Type: Adventure Camp, Art & Nature, Beach, Nature, Outdoors, Science, Sleep Away, Teen, Travel, Water Sports
Ocean Explorers Liveaboard Camp offers coed campers ages 11-17 the opportunity to explore the islands of Channel Islands National Park, both above and below water. Our ecology-based program is fluid and follows the weather, allowing the group to kayak through sea caves, snorkel through kelp forests, surf, and hike across the islands. 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.Connect:
Type: Acting, Arts Education, Creative, Day Camp, Music, Musical Theater, Performing Arts, Teen, Theater, Voice
An Unforgettable Summer Opera Experience
Find your voice and perform with us at Opera Camp this summer. No matter what level you are, LA Opera Connects teaching artists will help you develop your artistry. And just one of the great things about this year’s Opera Camp? It’s back at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
Opera Camp is an enriching two-week program where you will receive extensive musical, dramatic and movement coaching in a fun-filled environment. For the grand finale, you will participate in a fully produced show.
Week 1: July 24–28 (Monday–Friday)
Week 2: July 31–August 5 (Monday–Saturday)
Things to know
• Opera Camp is open to students ages 9–17, and applications will be accepted until the program is full
• Campers must attend an in-person audition (so we can get to know you!)
• Tuition: $1,000 per student. Limited need-based scholarships are available and can be requested as part of the application process
Visit LAOpera.org/OperaCamp to learn more and apply now.Connect:
Reach Academy for Young Men
Type: Academic, Camps for Boys, Creative, Creative Writing, Day Camp, Film, Global Ethics, Mindfulness, Music, Photography, Science, Sports, Stand Up and Storytelling, STEAM, STEM, Tech, Teen, Virtual Camps & Classes
Reach Academy for Young Men is a Leadership and Learning Institute for boys entering grades 7 – 10 in the Los Angeles Area. We are an inclusive and positive-growth oriented community of mentors, teachers, and learners. Located in Beverly Hills, CA, our full-day, three-week institute serves to honor and develop positive masculinity in all our participants. Our teachers are two types: In-person (with 5+ years experience teaching boys in top schools in LA) and Remote (through Curious Cardinals, a mentor-based cadre of undergraduate and graduate-level college students from top universities around the US). The aim is aspirational and inspirational, and we serve a full day, with academic classes, physical wellness, leadership and speakers aimed at conveying hope in their futures. Founded by two deeply-skilled independent school educators, RAFYM is entering its third summer, and we’d welcome any interested young man to attend for all three weeks. Financial Assistance available.Connect:
River Way Ranch Camp
Type: Adventure Camp, Animal Camp, Art & Nature, Cooking, Creative, Dance, Equestrian, Film, Gymnastics, Improv, Martial Arts, Nature, Outdoors, Paint Ball, Sleep Away, Sports, Teen, Visual Arts, Water Sports
55 years of Memories and Friendships! Located in the foothills of Sequoia National Park, River Way Ranch Camp offers children, ages 7-16, a summer of friendships and memories to last a lifetime. Campers may choose from 75 activities including waterskiing, horseback riding, ropes course, mini-bikes, go-karts, waverunners, gymnastics, overnights and more. With an emphasis on the first time campers, River Way provides exciting experiences, focusing on increasing self-confidence. Campers, ages 7-9, remain with their counselors throughout the day participating in a wide variety of activities, while 10-16-year-olds are guided to customize their schedule according to their interests.Connect:
Write the World: Virtual Summer Writing Camps
Type: Academic, Arts Education, Camps for Girls, Creative, Creative Writing, Day Camp, Featured Online Summer Camps, Language, Performing Arts, Stand-up and Storytelling, Teen, Virtual
Jump into new genres of writing, connect with campers across the globe, and learn from notable authors, editors, and educators in Write the World’s Virtual Writing Camp. Spend your summer immersed in a virtual community of teen writers (ages 13-19) from over 100 countries as you experiment with the written word, try your hand at new styles of writing, and work with notable professionals to create pieces you’re proud of…all without leaving your home!
Whether you choose to spend your free time filling journals with poetry and prose or are new to putting your thoughts on paper, we welcome you to join our week-long writing camps in June, July, and August.
You’ll find camps such as:
-Intro to Creative Writing
-Poetry and Spoken Word Writing Camp
-Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writing Camp
-Nonfiction Writing Camp
-Fiction Writing Camp
-Novel Writing Camp
-Writing for Publication Camp
There is something for everyone.
During camp, you’ll engage in interactive writing activities, connect with peers around the world, and work together to grow your writing skills.
After camp, you’ll work independently on writing prompts and activities, guided by peer and expert review, at your own pace, for a total time commitment of about three to four hours per day.
Our team of writing experts also help students conquer the college admissions essay with confidence. Explore engaging prompts, videos and interactive resources in our virtual on-demand Complete Your College Essay course, or receive personalized feedback within just 48 hours through our College Essay Review Service.
We look forward to writing with you!Connect:
Young Scholars Academy
Type: Academic, Acting, Coding, Creative, Creative Writing, Day Camp, Design, Immersive Role Playing and Mythology, Improv, Language, Maker, Performing Arts, Robotics, Science, Special Needs, Stand-up and Storytelling, STEAM, STEM, Tech, Teen, Theater, Tinkering, Virtual
Transform your child’s summer at Young Scholars Academy!
Say goodbye to worrying about your child spending too much time gaming or web-browsing and not learning. With our exciting summer camps, your differently-wired kiddo can spend their days exploring their interests, passions, and curiosities, all while making new friends and learning from supportive mentors who truly see them.
Choose from our “STEM” and “Humanities” pathways to customize your child’s experience and ensure they enroll in camps that speak to their unique interests.
Don’t miss out on this dream opportunity! Enroll your child in Young Scholars Academy’s summer camps today!
Our exciting camps include robotics, weird history, engineering, creative writing, chemistry, speech and debate, Dungeons and Dragons, theatre, Executive Function skills, graphic novels, adulting 101, anatomy, dark history, Minecraft, improv, castle camp, and plenty of social clubs where students can connect with their peers, play games, and make friends while learning!Connect:
Summer Camps for Teens
8 Count Dance Academy
10662 W Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064
8 Count Dance Academy offers Dance Camps for teens 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.
Act One Theatre Camp
216 North Brand Blvd., Glendale, CA 91203
A dynamic and hands-on 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 at the historic Alex Theatre!
All Girls Empowerment Summer Camp
Two locations – Culver City and Torrance
Parents like you LOVE our Empowerment Summer Camp for Girls! Open for girls ages 6 to 17. We offer 2 locations: Culver City and Torrance! Our Camp Offers Amazing Programs: Women’s Self Defense Training, Water sports lessons (kayaking, sailing, stand up paddle boarding), Healthy Relationship / Safe Dating Workshops (Teens), Character Development Workshop, Self Confidence Workshop, Bully Prevention Workshop, Dance Classes, Meditation Classes, Nutrition Classes, Core Strengthening Workout, Assertiveness Training, Outdoor Sports, and More Fun activities!
Camp Hess Kramer and Gindling Hilltop Camp/Wilshire Blvd Temple Camps
Scripps College, Claremont, CA
Camp Hess Kramer and Gindling Hilltop Camp! For almost 70 years, Wilshire Boulevard Temple Camps have been providing a dynamic and fun environment where campers and staff become part of a community. We strive to build a place where everyone is equal and included, supported and cared for, connected and challenged. At Wilshire Boulevard Temple Camps children develop a better understanding of their Jewish background while giving them a summer they will never forget.
Camp Tech Revolution at UCLA
UCLA Student Union Building ~ 308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Our 35+ summer STEM camps offer the latest in technology, giving campers the opportunity to take their creativity to new heights, turn their ideas into reality, and gain the tools to achieve and exceed their goals. Our campers can learn how to Design Websites, Build and Code Robots, Work with Artificial Intelligence, Create Custom Converse & Vans Sneakers, Produce Digital Music, Join a Digital Rock Band, Mod in Minecraft, Design Games in Roblox, Compete in National Minecraft, Roblox, and Fortnite Tournaments, Code in Java and Python, Become YouTube Casters, Use Green Screens, Build Games and Apps, Train in Esports, Learn Digital Citizenship, and so much more!
Camp Wasewagan on the River
42121 Seven Oaks Road, Angelus Oaks, CA 92305
Over night summer camp located in beautiful Angelus Oaks, just south of Big Bear. We offer 1- and 2- week options for boys & girls, age 5-16. With a traditional setting and activities, such as archery, paintball, high ropes & swimming, kids will also get to pick their own exciting field trip to attend. Come and create unforgettable memories and lasting friendships with us this summer!
GRAMMY Museum Summer Session
800 W. Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles 90015
The GRAMMY Museum’s Summer Session is a five-day, non-residential program for students who are currently enrolled in High School in Southern California (grades 9-12). Summer Session provides Young songwriters the resources necessary to build a solid foundation in songwriting. The skills focused on are also beneficial in workforce development across many careers in, and out of music. It is completely FREE to attend, but Students must apply to be part of the Summer Session camp.
Groundlings Teen Improv Camp
7307 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046
The Groundlings, the famous improv theatre and school, offers special classes for teens. Participants learn the fundamentals of improv through this workshop series. They are offered in two age groups: ages 11-14 and ages 15-18. The camp culminates with an improv performance on The Groundlings student stage.
several locations in southern California
iD Tech camps are held at several southern California locations including at UCLA, Loyola Marymount University, and California Institute of Technology. Participants “discover coding, game development, robotics, and design.” Average class size is 8 students per instructor. Campers can attend for just one week or return for multiple weeks. In addition, the Alexa Café Experience is designed for girls ages 10-15 and “blends tech, entrepreneurship, and social activism.”
Multiple locations – Santa Cruz and Huntington Lake, CA
Since 1946, Kennolyn Camps has provided a haven for boys and girls ages 6-16 to be their best selves, unplug from technology, and make lifelong friends. Join us at one of our two overnight camp locations: in the Santa Cruz Mountains at our hidden village in the redwood forest just a short drive to the beach. Or on Huntington Lake just south of Yosemite at our cozy lodge nestled in the Sierras. This summer we’re celebrating 75 years of changed lives!
555 Universal Hollywood Drive, Universal City, CA 92608
Modeling Camp invites all girls to come explore the world of fashion and modeling this summer! Featured on Good Morning America and NBC News, this unique camp offers girls ages 11-17 a one of a kind experience! Have your own professional photo shoot, participate in a live fashion show, learn the ins and outs of the industry from leading professionals! Come discover the model YOU!
On the Edge Dance Studio Summer Camps
5563 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230
At On The Edge Dance Studio we offer a variety of full-day summers camps for ages 4 -18 through June and July. During our week-long and 3-day camps, dancers will explore their individual talents, build creative confidence, and cultivate community through dance and movement, technical practice, student-generated choreography and art activities (for our youngest dancers). Camp classes will include but not limited to Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical, Ballet, Hip-Hop, Breakdancing, Acro4Dance, X-treme Stretch, Musical Theater and other specialty classes. Dancers will perform in a FREE showcase for parents and friends on the last day of camp.
Rock-N-Water Christian Camps
6580 CA-49, Lotus, CA 95651
Our week long youth camps get teens moving outside with full day adventures including Whitewater Rafting, outdoor Rock Climbing, and explorative Canyoneering hikes through beautiful river canyons. Biblical teachings are integrated throughout the week in a loving and non-forceful manner.
SOCAPA – School of Creative and Performing Arts
Occidental College: 1600 Campus Road, Los Angeles, CA, 90041
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.
14 Locations around Los Angeles
This year, we have over 40 wonderful options such as STAR EcoStation, Art Studio: Art for the Digital Age, Chess: Strategy of the Future, Coding: Kano Computer Science, Dance: Pose, Camera, Action!, Magic: Junior Magician’s Academy & Magic Castle, Sports: STAR Summer Games 2020, and Virtual Reality: Future Frontiers (to name a few)! Moreover, we are at 14 locations this summer and have multiple discounts available.
Summer at Los Angeles College of Music (LACM)
300 South Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, CA 91105
Summer at LACM is a 3 Week Program with focuses in Music Performance, Songwriting, Music Production, Composing for Visual Media and Music Entrepreneurship. The Xperience is offered to all skill levels and includes master classes, private lessons, recitals and large ensembles taught by LACM faculty and top music industry members. For kids ages 12 and up.
UCLA Recreation Summer Camps
UCLA Campus, Los Angeles, CA
UCLA Athletics hosts hands-on summer camps for kids focusing on detailed fundamental instruction, lectures on proper offensive and defensive techniques, as well as individual and team competition. Camps are offered in a large variety of sports including basketball, golf, gymnastics, diving, tennis, volleyball, and more.
URJ 6 Points Sci-Tech West Camps
Cal Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks
At 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy-West, scientific inquiry meets fun! Campers entering grades 3-10 spend 12 days exploring robotics, video game design, environmental science, digital media, and a host of other fun activities in a warm, supportive environment with campers who share similar interests. Throughout their experience, campers explore what Judaism means to them—and how this complements their interests in science and technology.
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