Long Beach Kids

Coasting for Kids: Local man takes a seat on marathon roller coaster ride

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Ryan Nelson, a Lakewood/Long Beach resident, will participate in Coasting For Kids at Knott’s Berry Farm on Thursday, July 29. Coasting For Kids is a unique fundraiser that as roller coaster enthusiasts to take a seat for 10-hour marathon ride. This nation-wide event takes place at Cedar Fair parks, including Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena [...]

WLLB and Super Mex create a special night for Super Kids

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A recent TIME magazine article told the story of a young girl in New Jersey who organized an event she called “Autism Night Out”. Her efforts caused 35 restaurants to give families of children with Autism a supportive evening out where they could enjoy an encouraging dining experience without sideways glances, harsh comments or the feeling that they [...]

Find Nearly-Free Things to Do for Kids in Long Beach

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Parents that have been looking into summer camps for kids, may be shocked to realize that it could cost more $500 per week to keep two kids occupied from 9 to 3 every day. Long Beach has several affordable day camp programs through the Parks and Recreation or Cal Stat Long Beach 49ers, but families [...]

Cal State Long Beach still has open spots in popular Summer Camps

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Parents looking for an outlet that keeps children active both mentally and physically during the summer can enroll their kids in a pair of four-week camps as California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) again offers its Academic Enrichment summer camp and 49er camp. Open to boys and girls ages 5-12, the first session of these [...]

Parents Night Out Promises Summer Freedom and Fun

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Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine wants both parents and kids to have a good time this summer — separately! A new evening kids camp encourages parents to enjoy a night out on their own while kids play with their friends in the park. Parents Night Out will take place at Pan American Park on [...]

Local Adventure! More Summer Day Camps in Long Beach

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In our week-long coverage of Long Beach Summer Camps, we talked about performing arts camps, sports camps, marine camps and YMCA camps. There are still a few day camps that we haven’t covered. This final list of day camps has some of the most unique offerings including a camp in the clouds or a week [...]

Dive Into Summer at Aquatic Camps for Kids

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The weather is getting warmer, the end of the school year is almost here, and thoughts are turning to a summer of fun in the water. Belmont Junior Aquatics Camp Ages 5-8 (kindergarten experience). Join us on the beach side, covered patio area at Belmont Plaza Pool for summer fun. Campers enjoy games, crafts, beach [...]

This Summer Sing, Act, or Dance at Performing Arts Camps

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Film, dance, acting, or singing, if your child yearns for the spotlight then camp can be their ticket to a summer of fame. Whether drama or dancing, summer camp for the performing arts are often filled with the magic of theater and professional instructors that offer children real-world experience about “the business.” Several teen and [...]

Summer Sports Camps: Kids team up for good times

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There are less than three weeks until the bell rings signaling the end of school and the start of summer. For many children, that run home on the last day is actually the first jog of a sports-filled summer. Sports camps — baseball, soccer, football, swimming, tennis and more— are a popular choice for many [...]

YMCA Camps: Kids can stay local or sleep-away at Y-Camps

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A variety of Day Camps will be available this Summer at Fairfield, Lakewood, Los Altos, and Los Cerritos YMCA’s. Character development, leadership, social development, adventure and fun! Specialty camps, Aquatic camps and Sports camps are planned at select YMCA locations in the Long Beach area with age-appropriate activities for children in grades kindergarten through Eighth. Trained leaders will lead kids [...]

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