2019 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 Jr. 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

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


Peninsula Racquet Club – Juniors | Rancho Palos Verdes

Grades K–12 | Tennis camps

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


Performing Arts Workshops | Manhattan Beach, Redondo, RPV, El Segundo, Brentwood, WLA & the Valley

Ages 5 to 15 | Winner of LA Parent Magazine’s Best Camp! Spend your Summer Days in any of PAW’s award-winning Camps: Musical Theater, Guitar, Rock the Mic, Filmmaking, Magic, Stage F/X Make-up, Photography, LOL, or Debate Camp! It’s the ultimate “Arts” experience from rehearsal to performance. This summer come make friends and lifelong memories

www.PerformingArtsWorkshops.com | 310-827-8827


Rolling Hills Country Day Camp | Rolling Hills Estates

Ages 4 ½ 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 Film Academy | Redondo Beach

Ages 7 to 17 | Acting, screenwriting, filmmaking, cinematography

southbayfilmacademy.com | 866-496-5917


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 3 interactive days of soil, seeds and senses, exploring the fragrant and interesting world of herb gardening

southcoastbotanicgarden.org | 310-544-1948


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

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

wondertreekids.com | 310-535-0001


LA Kings Camp | El Segundo

8 to 15

LAKings.com/KingsCamp | 310 535-4472

 

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