2018 Kids Camps & Summer Programs Guide

A guide to the most exceptional local and overnight South Bay kids camps spanning a broad range of categories.

AdventurePlex AdventureCamp  | Manhattan Beach

Ages 4 to 12 | Arts & crafts, music appreciation, age-appropriate physical skill-building activities and social developmental activities, such as cooperative and imaginative games

adventureplex.org  | 310-547-7708


Aquarium of the Pacific  |  Long Beach

Ages 3 to 15  |  Marine biology

aquariumofpacific.org  |  562-590-3100


Art 2 Grow On  |  Palos Verdes, Manhattan Beach, El Segundo

Ages 5 to 11  |  Architecture, painting, designing, building, sketching

art2growon.com |  310-625-6028


Beach City Baseball Academy  |  El Segundo

Ages 5 to 12 |  Fundamentals, throwing, hitting, agility

beachcitybaseballacademy.com |  310-322-3955


BeachSports  |  Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach

Ages 4 to 15 |  Ocean safety, surfing, volleyball, beach activities, intro to Junior Lifeguards program

beachsports.org |  310-372-2202


Campsurf   |  Manhattan Beach

Ages 7 and up |  Ratio of 1 instructor to every 4 students, lessons on stretching, surfing, rip currents, tides, surf equipment, surfing etiquette

campsurf.com |  424-237-2994


Catalina Island Camps  |  Catalina Island

Grades 2–11 |  Kayaking, sailing, target sports, gardening, composting, outdoor cooking, photojournalism, day trips, overnights

catalinaislandcamps.com |  626-296-4040


Chadwick School  |  Palos Verdes Peninsula

Ages 4 to 14 |  Academic enrichment, swimming, art, strategies, computer lab, field sports, music, photography, dance, painting, drama, singing, writing and physical fitness

chadwickschool.org/summer |  310-377-1543


Champ Camp  |  Manhattan Beach

Ages 4 to 14 |  Sand soccer, water play, capture the flag, relay races, yoga, dance, skimboarding, boogieboarding, face painting, arts & crafts, dodgeball, team-building games

champcampkids.com |  310-283-4509


Fit Kids Gymnastics Center  |  Redondo Beach; Torrance

Ages 3 to 18 |  Gymnastics and tumbling in a unique environment with fun-loving teachers

fitkidsgym.com |  310-297-9550


Junior Lifeguards  |  Various South Bay locations

Ages 8 to 14 |  Swimming, surfing, first aid, lifesaving, rescue techniques, CPR

beachsports.org/jr-lifeguard-program |  310-372-2202


Kid Zone + Mid Zone  |  Rolling Hills Estates

Grades K–8 |  Art, performing arts, science, sports, cooking and field trips (grades 6–8)

rhumc.org |  310-377-7302


Manhattan Academy Summer Camp  |  Manhattan Beach

Ages 6 weeks to grade 5 |  All day camp, field trips, swimming, sharpening of math, writing and reading skills

manhattanacademy.com |  310-374-1804


Manhattan Beach Teen Center Summer Camp  |  Manhattan Beach

Ages 11 to 14 |  Beach and field trip days once a week, water games, sports, arts and crafts, ping-pong, pool and much more

citymb.info/tcsummer |  310-802-5448


Palos Verdes Performing Arts Conservatory  |  Rolling Hills Estates

Ages 5 to 18 |  Three fun-filled Camp Curtain Call sessions for beginning musical theatre performers; advanced dance, acting and vocal workshops; two fully-staged musical productions

palosverdesperformingarts.com/summer-programs.php  |  310-544-0403


PCH Skate Camps  |  Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach

Ages 5 to 15 |  Beginner to intermediate skateboard instruction from experienced CPR and first aid-certified instructors, private lessons and parties

pchskatecamps.com |  310-372-2202


Pediatric Therapy Network’s Camp Escapades  |  Rolling Hills Estates

Ages 5 to 14 |  Social skills, sensory experiences, incorporating occupational, physical and/or speech therapy into fun-filled camp activities

pediatrictherapynetwork.org |  310-328-0276


Peninsula Montessori School  |  Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach

Ages 18 months to 12 |  Cooking, drama, music, woodwork, science, sports, technology and art

peninsulamontessori.com |  310-544-3099


Performing Arts Workshops   |  Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes, El Segundo

Ages 5 to 15 |  Musical theatre, guitar, Rock the Mic, filmmaking, magic, stage F/X makeup, photography, LOL or Debate Camp … the ultimate “Arts” experience from rehearsal to performance

performingartsworkshops.com |  310-827-8827


Peninsula Racquet Club – Juniors  |  Rancho Palos Verdes

Grades K–12 |  Tennis camps

peninsularacquetclub.com/junior-programs 310-541-2523


Rolling Hills Country Day Camp  |  Rolling Hills Estates

Ages 4.5 to 12 |  Academic enrichment, arts & crafts, cooking, dance, sports, imagination and creation classes

rhcds.com |  310-377-4848


Roundhouse Aquarium Summer Camp  |  Manhattan Beach

Ages 4 to 10 |  Digging for sand crabs, playing in the waves, dissecting squid, learning about sharks, water fights, fishing, crafts, experiments, beach games

roundhouseaquarium.org |  310-379-8117


Sky Camp Summer Sessions  |  Torrance

Ages 5 to 12 |  Jump time, games, lunch, snacks and activities

skyzone.com/torrance |  310-323-4500


South Bay School of Cooking  |  Redondo Beach

Ages 8 to 14 |  Kid-friendly, hands-on cooking classes allowing children to learn new skills, try new foods, take part in team-building, share mealtimes

southbayschoolofcooking.com |  310-350-3772


South Coast Botanic Garden Junior Farmers Program  |  Palos Verdes Peninsula

Grades K–5 |  Hands-on program offers three interactive days of soil, seeds and senses, exploring the fragrant and interesting world of herb gardening

southcoastbotanicgarden.org |  310-544-1948


TADA Stages Summer Camp  |  Manhattan Beach

Ages 3 to 14 |  Singing, dancing, acting games, dress up days, arts and crafts, themed obstacle courses and much more!

tadastages.com |  310-546-5544


Terranea Resort  |  Rancho Palos Verdes

All ages |  Fishing, kayaking, paddleboarding, gold academy, surfing, whale-watching, biking, photography, horseback riding, painting

terranea.com |  310-265-2851


Wondertree Kids Wonder-Camp  |  El Segundo

Ages 6 weeks to 5 |  Music and movement, messy art, summer prep for preschool, music fundamentals and family classes

wondertreekids.com |  310-535-0001

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