Summer is just around the corner, and here in the San Gabriel Valley, parents have access to some premier Summer Camps for their children.
Whether you want your kids to be enriched in the arts, they need help in math, or take an interest in science, or want to learn how to surf, give them the opportunity to spend time evolving and meeting new friends. We’ve rounded up the top five choices for kids ages 3 to 19.
Summer Hours: Monday through Friday 12p.m.- 7p.m.
YAC Yearly Membership cost: $27.50
Though there is no particular themed summer camp program, kids ages 11 to 17 can come to Sierra Madre’s Youth Activity Center to participate in summer sports such as swimming, volleyball, and basketball . There are also arrays of Arts & Crafts activities, movie nights, and field trips offered not just during summer but all year long. The space, which was built in 2005 offers top notch facilities for kids to spend their summer days in air-conditioned space, while you get a break from the kids yet keep them close to home.
Big Bear Lake
Week long themed camps
$315-$680 depending on session. Contact Thuy Kudsi, firstname.lastname@example.org. for more information, dates.
Located in beautiful Big Bear Lake, this Girl Scout Outdoor Leadership Center is a resident camp, giving Girl Scouts the opportunity to trek it outdoors the old-fashioned camp way. There is an array of fun teambuilding, self enrichment and social activities including swimming, archery, hiking, challenge courses, to name a few. All horseback riding resident camps feature part of the day spent with horses. Featuring week-long themed camps.
First Baptist Church of Pasadena | 75 N. Marengo, Pasadena, CA 91101.
5 two-week sessions running late June-late August
$405-450 per session
Located within the First Baptist Church of Pasadena, Theatre 360 will be offering theatre camp for kids 6 to 19 years old. Here at the camp, your children will be able to take advantage of the three floors of classrooms, dressing rooms, and large theatrical performance space to hone their acting skills.This camp runs Monday through Friday from 9a.m.-3p.m.
Do you have a little tot who commands attention, loves to be in the spotlight, and has unheard of dancing, singing or acting skills. If so, they seem destined for the big screen. Showbiz Kids is the summer camp for ages 3-5 and meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9a.m.-noon
Visit the Theatre 360 website for session dates and to sign up.
July 11-15 | Monday through Friday 9-5
Named after the first American female astronaut enter space, Sally Ride Science Camp offers an exciting five day long day-only Summer camp for your daughters. Taking place at one of the most prestigious technology universities in the country, girls will be given an opportunity to learn about science, as well as leadership and problem-solving training.
Students will participate in hands-on activities, such as building rockets, robots, and marine habitats through workshops, experiments, and recreational activities. Students will also attend a mid-program excursion to a local science venue, and meet many new friends.
4th - 6th Grade Campers: choose from Intro to Marine Science and Intro to Engineering Majors.
7th - 9th Grade Campers: choose from Marine Science and Astronomy Majors.
Kids Klub, Pasadena
7a.m. – 6p.m.
August 1– 5 (Grades 1-2)
July 25 – 29 (Grades 3-5)
Kids will spend the week discovering robot science while creating & adapting their own Mega-bot until it ultimately takes on the characteristics of its creator. This robot-themed camp includes a robot maze race, a robo-artist experience and a camp-invasion battle to see which robot will come out on top.
The camp also includes a chance for kids to design mini motorized micro-bots. Other features of include electric room alarms, laser spinners, electronic bug listening devices and more.
Everyday, your child will receive breakfast, lunch, snacks as well as two t-shirts. Save 5% if you sign up by March 31st.